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AG Nominee Barr Sent Memo to Justice Dept. Critical of Mueller Probe

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker chose not to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe - even though Justice Department ethics officials urged...


China's Xi Calls for Reform Implementation, Offers No New Measures

Clearly stating that China would neither opt out of its single-party regime nor allow any other country to give orders to China, Xi noted said, "We must, unswer...


Santa' Obama surprises hospitalized kids with gifts

Obama said the experience was, "a great reminder of what the holiday spirit is supposed to be all about". This website is not intended for users located within ...


Taliban push for withdrawal of foreign troops in two-day talks

COAS reiterated that peace in Afg is imp for Pak and assured cont efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region. Regional security and Afg peace proces...


Portions of FBI interview with Flynn released

The defense arguments spurred speculation that Flynn may be trying to get sympathy from Trump or may be playing to a judge known for a zero-tolerance view of go...


Trump threatens to blow up spending deal

Mo Brooks, Alabama Republican. Representative Steve Womack, an Arkansas Republican, said members are exhausted of leaders making all the decisions without con...


Trump Says Defense Secretary James Mattis is Retiring

Sen. Lindsey Graham, who earlier Thursday sparred with the president regarding the decision to pull troops from Syria, tweeted that it was "with great sadne...


DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in U.S. will be sent to Mexico

Many migrants claim asylum when caught by Border Patrol agents, creating a backlog of more than 800,000 cases. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ...


Critics of criminal justice bill make final push for 'poison pill' changes

The First Step Act would give federal judges more leeway when sentencing some drug offenders and boost prisoner rehabilitation efforts. The bill retroactive...


Dying man leaves 14 years of Christmas gifts for his two-year-old neighbour

Ken's son Ian - whose sister gave the gifts to Cadi - said: 'I've known about this since before my father died. A British family was surprised to find their l...


US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced last week that the United States is still investigating the killing. The number of journalists killed worldwid...


An endangered species of amphibian was named in honor of trump

A blind, wormlike, dirt-burrowing amphibian has been named after US President Donald Trump in a dig at his climate change policies (or lack thereof) after...


Russia, Iran And Turkey Seek Deal On New Syria

Zarif, arriving Tuesday at the United Nations in Geneva for talks with his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Sergei Lavrov and Mehmet Cavusoglu, hosted by UN ...


US Justice Department charges two Chinese hackers

Shortly after the Justice Department's announcement, the British Foreign Office released a statement similarly accusing APT10 of a "malicious cyber campaign". T...


Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge

The Republican president regularly criticises the United States justice department investigation into whether he or his aides colluded with an alleged Russian p...


Russian bulk carrier ship has grounded on a British beach

Eighteen Russian crew are on board. Boats from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Falmouth lifeboat were at the scene. "The embassy established contact ...


United Kingdom outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

The government said the plans - which include chartering boats and stockpiling medicines - are a sensible precaution. The Immigration White Paper sets o...


Der Spiegel reporter Claas Relotius sacked over 'invented' stories

Der Spiegel said Claas Relotius's actions were committed "intentionally" and "methodically". Further fabrications by Relotius included a phone interview with...


Twitter detects ‘unusual activity’ from China and Saudi Arabia

A Monday blog post from the social media company says that Twitter discovered the possible state-sponsored attack on November 15 and then fixed it the followi...


Former FBI chief lashes out at Trump, Republicans

They even convinced Michael Flynn not to include White House counsel's office in the interview. Comey said that President Donald Trump pressured him to dr...


North Korea says it won't denuclearize unless USA removes threat

Global sanctions imposed over North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programmes technically do not cover humanitarian activities, and over the summer the Uni...


Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco

A man, who asked to not to be named, told the new website that the pair were tourists who were "allegedly found decapitated". The tourists, from Denmark and...


No Deal Brexit plan will see 3,500 British troops put on standby

Parliament on Tuesday. The Sun reports ministers criticised the Chancellor, who campaigned for a Remain vote in the June 2016 referendum, that the Treasury ...


USA approves $3.5 billion Patriot missile sale to Turkey

The State Department says the USA has proposed the sale of a $3.5 billion Patriot missile system to Turkey. Should Turkey accept, pending congressional ap...


Washington DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The fallout from Cambridge Analytica, which is still ongoing, led to congressional hearings in the United States and inquiries in the United Kingdom. It turne...


Belgian PM offers to resign after migration tears government

Belgium's King Philippe has not taken a decision on whether to accept his offer, the royal palace said. Around 5,000 people took to the streets of the Belgia...


USA weighing complete withdrawal of troops from Syria

It cites unnamed officials in reporting the United States has already started alerting its partners in the region of the move. Though Trump had openly spoken ...


Jeremy Corbyn dubbed 'the midwife of Brexit' after ducking no-confidence vote

Media captionPMQs: Does Jeremy Corbyn call May a "stupid woman"? She said that she did that to seek further assurances. London and Brussels this week step...


U.S. shock: Vladimir Putin boasts he has new 'game changer' weapons

He touted the addition of new strategic carriers for air, land and sea, as well as the development of new nuclear-capable weapons such as the RS-28 Sarmat int...


Russian FM Pledges Moscow Will Not Wage War on Ukraine Despite Provocations

According to the information, on December 22, 2018, more than 10 Su-27SM and Su-30m2 fighter aircraft of the 4th Army Fighter Regiment of the Air Force and Air ...


European Union implements Brexit 'no deal' contingency plans

The Welsh Government will be "further intensifying" preparations for a no-deal Brexit because Theresa May is "failing to negotiate an acceptable" agreement,...


US Senate set to vote on short-term bill to avoid government shutdown

The vote in the Senate was all but uncertain until Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the chamber would take up the bill before the end of the...


Most Americans Think Trump Has Been Dishonest in Russia Probe

The Cohen criminal cases have intensified the legal pressure on Trump, whose presidency has been clouded by multiple investigations and lawsuits including a USA...


Mahathir: no country can recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

A decision on the capital came after the government flouted the idea of moving its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in October, ahead of a cru...


Trump to announce USA will withdraw troops from Syria

Such a decision, if confirmed, would upend assumptions about a longer-term US military presence in Syria, which US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other seni...


US accepts Assad staying in Syria - but won't give aid

Khartoum has never stated the number of Sudanese troops taking part in the coalition's operations in Yemen. Also, he stressed that Sudan supports Syria and its ...


Russian new military barracks in disputed Kuril islands anger Japan

He has long wanted to revise Japan's US -drafted constitution that renounces war and has already broadened the concept of self-defence to allow Japanese personn...


South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

Gabriella Engels accused Mrs Mugabe of beating the "hell out of me" with an electric extension cord in a hotel room in Johannesburg. "Police investigated the ...


Netanyahu’s Son Blocked On Facebook For Anti-Muslim Posts

Yair would soon go on to share the screenshots and call Facebook "thought Police" after which his account was banned for 24 hours. Facebook on Sunday stop...


White Christmas for Waterloo Region unlikely: Environment Canada

Historically, according to NOAA, just more than 40 percent of the lower 48 states experience a white Christmas. Two lighter systems are coming in behind this ...


To Get Rid of Bump Stocks, DOJ Redefines Them

Bump stocks were thrust into the spotlight following the Las Vegas massacre in October previous year. The department followed up by proposing a federal rule c...


Giuliani: Cohen lying about Trump ordering hush payments

Trump", Cohen said. Giuliani said Trump doesn't really remember when the conversations took place but is safe in what he told Mueller because he gave a genera...


Trump administration expected to announce plans for Space Command

Headed by a four-star commander, Space Command will also oversee all of America's military space operations across its existing military branches. The White H...


Will Donald Trump SHUT DOWN government over Mexico border wall?

United States voters said they would disapprove of a government shutdown by a margin of 54 to 29 percent, the poll conducted by USA Today and Suffolk University...


Turkey sees 'positive' signals from U.S. on northern Syria

Erdogan said during a speech in Turkey's central province of Konya on Monday that the army had completed preparations for a planned operation in the east of the...


Trump travel ban keeps Yemeni mother from seeing dying son in US

Hassan's wife Shaima Swileh, is a Yemeni national, and therefore not allowed to enter the United States since the Supreme Court upheld the president's ban t...


Yemen: Clashes break out in Hudaydah for third time since ceasefire deal

Residents have reported continued skirmishes, mostly at night, on the outskirts of Hodeidah, where thousands of coalition-backed Yemeni troops have massed. A pr...


President Trump agrees to shut down personal charity Trump Foundation

The lawsuit will continue in court because it also seeks two other outcomes: $2.8 million in restitution, plus penalties, and a ban on Trump and his three eldes...


Chicago cops killed by train while chasing suspect

Mr Marmolejo had been with the department for two-and-a-half years and MrGary for 18 months, Mr Johnson said. Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday...


'No foul play' in death of baby girl found on beach

Belle's body, which was wrapped in cloth when discovered, is believed to have been placed on Bell's Beach in Balbriggan shortly after her birth. In a fresh ap...