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Cohen expected to claim lying, racism and cheating by Trump

Cohen expected to claim lying, racism and cheating by Trump He also said it's unlikely the public will see any corroborating evidence and predicted Cohen's testimony would end up standing alone. Michael Cohen , left, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, arrives to testify before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee accompanied by his lawyer Lanny Davis of Washington , on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. [Full Article...]

Iran foreign minister Zarif announces resignation on Instagram

Iran foreign minister Zarif announces resignation on Instagram However, the diplomat was the driving force behind Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. U.S. President Donald Trump a year ago announced Washington was pulling out of the deal, and later moved to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. What's next: It is still unclear whether Rouhani will accept Zarif's resignation. The resignations happened hours after a surprise visit by Syrian President Ba... [Full Article...]

Toxic alcohol results in nearly 100 deaths in India

Toxic alcohol results in nearly 100 deaths in India Two excise officials of Salmara area have been suspended for neglect. In addition to the latest toll, at least 200 more people were still hospitalised, according to a statement by the Assam government. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, on Tuesday ordered top officials to ensure "a complete ban on sale of illegal liquor" and take steps to arrest and punish the guilty. [Full Article...]

Over 300 Cars Gutted in Massive Fire at Aero India 2019, Bengaluru

Over 300 Cars Gutted in Massive Fire at Aero India 2019, Bengaluru Meanwhile, Indian Air Force PRO Anupam Banerjee stated that Aero show will continue as scheduled for the fifth day, furthering that people should not pay heed to rumours. Fire engines and an ambulance has been rushed to the spot the fight the flames. Fire at Aero India 2019 show: Union Minister of Statistics and former chief minister of Karnataka Sadananda Gowda asked people around the venue... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia appoint Princess Reema Bint Bandar as their first female ambassador

Saudi Arabia appoint Princess Reema Bint Bandar as their first female ambassador Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia's first woman ambassador , is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom's battered global reputation despite never having worked as a diplomat. "The way it is received is probably one of a PR exercise, in an attempt to deflect attention away after a very tumultuous year after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and a lot... [Full Article...]

British ISIS teen calls for mercy

British ISIS teen calls for mercy We contacted and cooperated with all the relevant government agencies in both the United Kingdom and Turkey to try and stop her progress. George Freeman, who has served as Mid Norfolk MP since 2010, responded to news earlier this week that the 19-year-old would be stripped of her United Kingdom citizenship with a Twitter post outlining his opposition to the move. [Full Article...]

Pompeo contradicts Trump, says North Korea still a nuclear threat

Pompeo contradicts Trump, says North Korea still a nuclear threat North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves from the train bound for Hanoi at a train station in Pyongyang on Saturday. In the working-level talks, the North's side is led by Kim Hyok-chol, Pyongyang's special representative for the United States, and the USA by Stephen Biegun, Washington's envoy for North Korea . [Full Article...]

'Don't mess with Pakistan', India is told amid Kashmir tension

'Don't mess with Pakistan', India is told amid Kashmir tension The FATF is an intergovernmental organisation responsible for designing and promoting global regulatory rules and standards aimed at curbing cross-border money laundering and terror financing. "The Uri incident happened on Sept 18, 2016, when our prime minister was set to go to the UNGA to deliver a speech", he added. Pakistan was put on the greylist past year which meant the country came unde... [Full Article...]

Time's Up CEO steps down after son accused of sexual assault

Time's Up CEO steps down after son accused of sexual assault Lisa Borders speaks to Oprah Winfrey on stage during a taping of her TV show in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York , U.S., February 5, 2019. In a joint statement with Time's Up, posted to their Instagram account Monday, Borders said she was leaving. But Bowden's lawyer, Alan Jackson , said the allegations were false, and sent the publication screenshots of text messages sent ... [Full Article...]

Decision time, not extra time, EU Brexit negotiator says

Decision time, not extra time, EU Brexit negotiator says The trio - who serve as work and pensions secretary, justice secretary and business secretary - said there will not be enough time, should the deal be voted down again, to complete necessary legislation. The Labour Party's own troubles also continue as a ninth party MP, Ian Austin, resigned on Friday blaming party leader Jeremy Corbyn for allowing a culture of "extremism and tolerance" within th... [Full Article...]

Venezuela’s Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

Venezuela’s Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry Speaking about possible cut of border travel with Colombia , Maduro said he didn't want to take such a decision but was considering it. In a televised address, Maduro called the aid a "provocation" and "child's game", suggesting the aid is a precursor for a USA military intervention in the oil-rich, but economically crippled Latin American country. [Full Article...]

Trump's former lawyer Cohen gets two-month delay to report to prison

Trump's former lawyer Cohen gets two-month delay to report to prison This means he will now have to report to prison on May 6th rather than March 6th. Jordan said Republicans on the committee will resist attempts by Cummings to limit the scope of questions by questioning Cohen on crimes to which the former Trump lawyer has pleaded guilty. [Full Article...]

United States federal gov't to revoke grant for California high-speed rail

United States federal gov't to revoke grant for California high-speed rail Those reports prompted Trump to crow, via Twitter: "California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars". Turning to Twitter, Trump urged California on February 20 to return the money and lambasted recent reports that said the state was planning to reduce the scope of their railway project, which has been under construction f... [Full Article...]

Trump Says ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana Shouldn’t Return to US

Trump Says ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana Shouldn’t Return to US Shibly said that the administration argues that she didn't qualify for citizenship because her father was a Yemeni diplomat. And previous year a federal judge rejected a bid to strip the nationality of a Pakistani-born naturalized American who was convicted in a plot to blow up the Brooklyn Bridge. [Full Article...]

Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit

Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit South Korea may be seeking a reopening of tourism to the North and the Kaesong Industrial Complex if progress is made on denuclearization. "He definitely recognises the importance of the issue and has encouraged us to move it along as far as we can". [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Tuesday's snow

Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Tuesday's snow A "potent and cold" low pressure system was expected to drop up to 3 inches of snow on the outskirts of Las Vegas starting Wednesday night and continuing into Friday morning, the National Weather Service said. One question we still have is when does the change to plain old rain occur, instead of the mixture of sleet and ice. The evening rush hour could messy. [Full Article...]

North Korean special envoy arrives in Hanoi before Trump-Kim summit

North Korean special envoy arrives in Hanoi before Trump-Kim summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has targeted opponents of his diplomatic efforts with the US and South Korea by jailing them, sending them out of the country, and even executing them, according to The Wall Street Journal . on Tuesday, Seoul time. However, on Tuesday, he said the relationship was "far less unsafe and there's a lot of sanity, a lot of really sane thinking". [Full Article...]

Mueller probe 'near the end game' amid shakeup at DOJ, sources say

Mueller probe 'near the end game' amid shakeup at DOJ, sources say Exiting Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw the Mueller probe for 18 months until the recent confirmation of AG William Barr , had said privately he meant to remain in his role until the Mueller report was delivered to Congress. [Full Article...]

China accuses US of attempting to block its tech development

China accuses US of attempting to block its tech development China's National Intelligence Law plainly says that Chinese organizations and citizens shall support, assist and co-operate with state intelligence work, prompting national security concerns in Canada. The Bloomberg report said the USA request for a pledge to keep the yuan's value stable was aimed at neutralizing any effort by Beijing to devalue its currency to counter American tariffs. [Full Article...]

Putin warns USA with new missiles aimed at Western capitals

Putin warns USA with new missiles aimed at Western capitals In some of his strongest remarks, Putin said Russian Federation would target not only the countries where America's nuclear weapons are in Europe, but that he would also target the US itself. targets in Europe and on American soil. But he said that Russia's reaction to any deployment would be resolute and that USA policymakers, some of whom he said were obsessed with United States exceptionalism... [Full Article...]


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