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Pres. Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible'

Pres. Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible' Ahead of Trump's speech on Monday, Bolton maintained that the U.S. is "happy to talk to Maduro or anybody in his former regime to discuss their exit terms from Venezuela ". But Maduro, who asserts that aid could be used as a cover for a U.S. invasion, called for reinforced border security. "Today, I have a message for every official who is helping to keep ( President Nicolas) Maduro in place... [Full Article...]

Anger after Nigeria calls off election on morning of vote

Anger after Nigeria calls off election on morning of vote Yakubu said that the deadline for the collection of PVCs and elections campaign by political parties according to election timetable has passed. The PDP criticised the president's comments in which he warned people against tampering with election material. [Full Article...]

‘Such acts of terrorism futile for peace’: Altaf Hussain condemns Pulwama attack

‘Such acts of terrorism futile for peace’: Altaf Hussain condemns Pulwama attack Pakistan's foreign ministry denied any role. The neighbors both rule parts of the region while claiming the entire territory as theirs. While India says elections held in territories controlled by administration backed by New Delhi , which made a decision to back accession to India, makes a referendum unnecessary, the United Nations and Pakistan say a referendum needs to take into account the vi... [Full Article...]

US meeting on Middle East brings together Israel, Gulf Arab states

US meeting on Middle East brings together Israel, Gulf Arab states The U.S. and Poland cooperated in organizing the two-day conference in Warsaw. The one top European official that did show up - at least for the opening session - was UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, who on Wednesday expressed a desire to see peace in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Australia to revive island detention centre

Australia to revive island detention centre The Opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) joined forces with the Greens and independent Members of Parliament (MPs) to pass the medical evacuations bill by 75 votes to the governing Liberal-National Party coalition (LNP)'s 74. "Have no doubt this man sitting opposite me is not fit to be the prime minister of this country", Mr Dutton said of the Opposition Leader. The Christmas Island is an A... [Full Article...]

May Asks UK Law Makers For More Time To Rework Brexit Deal

May Asks UK Law Makers For More Time To Rework Brexit Deal The result of the vote will be purely symbolic , as it will not be legally binding, but a defeat would be a setback for Mrs May as she tries to persuade Brussels to change. But Labour pledged to oppose the move, accusing the Government of showing "contempt for our democracy". His interpretation was denied by Mrs May's spokesman who said: "No-deal is an eventuality we wish to avoid, but one we c... [Full Article...]

United States air force defector Monica Witt is charged with spying for Iran

United States air force defector Monica Witt is charged with spying for Iran A former USA air force intelligence officer who defected to Iran in 2013, has been charged with espionage, giving away the identity of a covert U.S. agent and other secrets. Witt allegedly provided information on the targets that were worth hacking and even worked with the four hackers to register an impostor Facebook account in the name of a former colleague, successfully befriending other specia... [Full Article...]

Iran Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iran Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Islamic Revolution Some of the protesters burned USA flags. Tensions between Washington and Tehran are high after the United States withdrew from an worldwide nuclear deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions, and re-imposed sanctions that have hurt the Iranian economy. [Full Article...]

U.S. seeks United Nations resolution calling for Venezuela polls

U.S. seeks United Nations resolution calling for Venezuela polls Tarre said that a process will be launched for selecting the members of an independent electoral authority, moving toward a new list of voters and creating a voting mechanism. We do not now have any electoral mechanism that works because everything has been tarnished by fraud. Speaking to AFP last week, Guaido refused to rule out eliciting foreign intervention. [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley join protest for immigrants in limbo

Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley join protest for immigrants in limbo The Green New Deal isn't limited to the political arena. He said he finds it wonderful that 2020 Democratic presidential candidates like Sens. Sean McGarvey, president of the North America's Building Trades Unions, representing construction workers across all sectors including energy, said his staff had been contacted by Markey's office about the Green New Deal, but said his members are skepti... [Full Article...]

Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi He was seen talking happily as he walked past the gate to board his plane. Bahrain says that it "reaffirms its right to pursue all necessary legal actions against" a soccer player who has been granted refugee status in Australia . Bahrain claimed in its extradition request that al-Araibi faced a series of criminal charges reportedly during an uprising, including arson, illegal gathering and ass... [Full Article...]

South Florida’s Jewish lawmakers denounce colleague’s anti-Semitic tweets

South Florida’s Jewish lawmakers denounce colleague’s anti-Semitic tweets She said in a tweet she was " listening and learning, but standing strong ". "Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes". Other Minnesota groups were critical of Omar. "There is no place in our country for anti-Semitic comments ". Max Rose, who won a tight race in NY, said the Democrati... [Full Article...]

Beto vs. Trump: Dueling rallies along the US-Mexico border

Beto vs. Trump: Dueling rallies along the US-Mexico border But that's not true. "El Paso is disillusioned by President Donald Trump's lies regarding the border and our community", the resolution concluded. Ted Cruz of Texas. In a release announcing Monday's events, O'Rourke's camp cast the protest as an effort to "show the country the reality of the border - a vibrant, safe, binational community that proudly celebrates its culture, history, div... [Full Article...]

Gov. Northam vows: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Gov. Northam vows: 'I'm not going anywhere' The Virginia governor told King that he would support an investigation into the accusations and " if these accusations are determined to be true, I don't think he's going to have any other option but to resign ". Gov. Ralph Northam tells @GayleKing: "I have thought about resigning, but I've also thought about what Virginia needs right now". Fairfax instead has called on "all appropriate an... [Full Article...]

Big Snowstorm Possible Monday Night - Tuesday

Big Snowstorm Possible Monday Night - Tuesday Over Sunday night , snow was expected to be confined to the mountains, with a "VERY BRIEF" break on Monday morning before another winter system began dropping snow in the Seattle area. The NWS hasn't changed the advisory or the winter storm warning designation. An extended period of sleet could keep the overall snow totals down, however. [Full Article...]

Backed forces battle last ISIS holdout, Middle East News & Top Stories

Backed forces battle last ISIS holdout, Middle East News & Top Stories ISIS said in a statement posted late Sunday that two of its "martyrdom-seekers" attacked SDF fighters in Baghouz with their explosive-laden auto. Gen. That's according to a Sunday report by Martin Chulov in the Guardian , which says the secretive leader known as "Caliph Ibrahim" had to fend off a two-day internal assault in September, by foreign fighters within his group who were eager to ... [Full Article...]

'Chowkidar' giving Andhra CM sleepless nights: Modi

'Chowkidar' giving Andhra CM sleepless nights: Modi Naidu was indeed a senior to him, but only in losing elections, switching alliances and ditching his father-in-law NT Rama Rao, Mr. Modi said at a public rally here. However, there were no protests near the venue of the rally addressed by Modi in Guntur . On the occasion, the Prime Minister dedicated two petroleum and gas projects to the nation. [Full Article...]

'Crabby cats are survivors': Frozen cat revived after found covered in ice

'Crabby cats are survivors': Frozen cat revived after found covered in ice Once she was thawed, the veterinarians discovered that the cat had suffered from an injury that prevented her from getting back to the house. Fluffy the cat was dethawed after she was found buried in snow, her fur matted in ice. Dutter told TODAY, "Dr. Clark has not seen this happen in his 20 years of practicing". "They got home just in time". Dutter said that Fluffy is three years old and h... [Full Article...]

President Trump has medical checkup

President Trump has medical checkup The Washington Post's Philip Bump first coined that term back when Harold Bornstein was issuing completely unserious reviews of the then-presidential candidate's health. we're going to do both". When the Clemson University football team visited the White House last month, Trump hosted them with a spread of burgers, chicken nuggets and fries from a variety of fast food chains. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi murder ‘planned and perpetrated’ by Saudi officials, says UN

Khashoggi murder ‘planned and perpetrated’ by Saudi officials, says UN The Trump administration declined Friday to submit a report to Congress determining whether Saudi Arabia's crown prince is personally responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . He confirmed that Prince Mohammed's former aide, Saud Al Qahtani, had been dismissed but said he did not know the whereabouts of another former aide Maher Mutreb. [Full Article...]


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