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U.S. designates Iran´s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist organization

U.S. designates Iran´s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist organization President Donald Trump said in a statement that the "unprecedented" move " recognizes the reality that Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft ". [Full Article...]

Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned)

Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned) The New York Times and the Washington Post reported that some investigators were unhappy with the way Barr had described their findings, in a sign of tensions between some members of Mueller's team and administration officials overseeing the report's release. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu pledges to annex West Bank settlements after vote

Netanyahu pledges to annex West Bank settlements after vote Other U.S. politicians have had little flattery for the Israeli prime minister. "I will give sovereignty, but I don't differentiate between the settlement blocs and the isolated settlements, because from my perspective, any point of settlement is Israeli, and we have responsibility, as the Israeli government". [Full Article...]

Uganda police say kidnapped United States woman and driver are freed

Uganda police say kidnapped United States woman and driver are freed Kim Endicott and her Ugandan driver were both safe, after the five-day ordeal during which they were taken from Queen Elizabeth National Park across the border to Congo, according to Ugandan authorities. But the ransom was paid by touring company Wild Frontiers Uganda to free Endicott and her tour guide, an informed source told CNN on Sunday. Many officials, including from the U.S. [Full Article...]

Snake's 'boyfriend’ leads hunters to largest python in Florida Everglades

Snake's 'boyfriend’ leads hunters to largest python in Florida Everglades The python had 73 developing eggs. The news site said pythons, which are an invasive species, have had a big impact on the Everglades and researchers are "trying to find a way to eliminate or control their population". While pythons of all sizes have been found in the Everglades, a lot of them are between 6 and 10 feet long. The inaugural Python Challenge was organised in 2013 by the Florida F... [Full Article...]

Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month

Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month India is due to vote in general elections late this year, and opponents of Prime Minister Narendra Modi allege he is using tensions with Pakistan to boost support for his party. Speaking to reporters at Multan , Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, "We have reliable intelligence that India is planning a new attack on Pakistan ". [Full Article...]

PM chides India over false claim of F-16 downing

PM chides India over false claim of F-16 downing The officials told the Foreign Policy journal that the USA personnel recently counted Islamabad's F-16s and found none missing. Addressing the press conference in Vadodara, she said that the writers of the article should do proper study of the "technical and factual" evidences provided by the Indian Air Force to concretely prove the use of F-16 by Pakistan to target the Indian military insta... [Full Article...]

Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts

Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts It said it is monitoring the security situation amid reports of fresh fighting in Libya as rebel forces from the east of the country try to enter the capital. The foreign ministers of Russian Federation and Egypt, which have both backed the military strongman, met in Cairo on Saturday and also said there needed to be a political solution in Libya. [Full Article...]

Trump not concerned with Florida club security breach

Trump not concerned with Florida club security breach Fuchs said the fact that the woman, who failed to get very far into the club, was there proves there are security risks. The White House allegedly refused to cooperate with that investigation, an issue that Warren alluded to in the April 4 letter , addressed to Homeland Security Inspector General John V. [Full Article...]

NATO Members Risk Losing US Intel Over China Tech

NATO Members Risk Losing US Intel Over China Tech Ankara has rebuffed persistent warnings from Washington that deploying the S-400 system would compromise Turkey's role in the F-35 program. "We are partners on one hand and competitors on the other - not only regarding the economy, but we also have very different political systems", German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a summit in Brussels last week. [Full Article...]

Preliminary Crash Report Says Ethiopian Airlines Crew Complied With Procedures

Preliminary Crash Report Says Ethiopian Airlines Crew Complied With Procedures The Wall Street Journal reported that pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max turned off a flight-control system but still couldn't get the plane to climb. Boeing's fastest-selling 737 MAX jet, with orders worth more than $500 billion at list prices, has been grounded globally by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). [Full Article...]

Ralph Nader: Boeing 737 Max 'should never fly again'

Ralph Nader: Boeing 737 Max 'should never fly again' He also drew attention to the company's efforts to improve the flight control system, an effort that began after Indonesian investigators issued their preliminary report in late November. The two pilots had just 159 hours of combined flying time on the Boeing 737 Max , a new aircraft that went into service in 2017. Ethiopian Airlines plane crash wreckage at the site where the plane dived in... [Full Article...]

US Democratic Party presidential aspirant Joe Biden issues statement on #MeToo allegations

US Democratic Party presidential aspirant Joe Biden issues statement on #MeToo allegations Hours later, Biden himself joked about the subject, noting as he spoke on stage before the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers that he had briefly hugged a man who introduced him. "Making light of it?" asked CNN's Kiran Chetry. Biden's address seemed meant to highlight how he could win back white, blue-collar workers like those who supported Donald Trump in 2016. [Full Article...]

Beto O’Rourke Takes a Stand on Reparations

Beto O’Rourke Takes a Stand on Reparations The Socialist candidate's first quarter fundraising was fueled by about 900,000 individual donations, averaging about $20, said Faiz Shakir, his campaign manager. One Democratic megadonor, Susie Tompkins Buell , already appears to have second thoughts on her preferred candidate, hosting a fundraiser for Buttigieg after endorsing Harris . [Full Article...]

Trade talks enter crunch time as China's Liu arrives in US

Trade talks enter crunch time as China's Liu arrives in US A date for a meeting between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could be announced as early as Thursday, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified sources, which would signal that a deal could be close. At issue is whether the two sides can reach an agreement that could potentially lift billions of dollars of tariffs on Chinese goods in exchange for the United State... [Full Article...]

Barr's Summary of Mueller Report is 'Tainted'

Barr's Summary of Mueller Report is 'Tainted' Kupec said. Boot emphasizes that considering how close-lipped Mueller's team was during the Russian Federation investigation, the fact that they are "now leaking for the first time in 22 months is an indication of how upset they are" and "how seriously" Barr has "blundered". [Full Article...]

Teen Claims To Be Illinois Boy Who Disappeared In 2011

Teen Claims To Be Illinois Boy Who Disappeared In 2011 DNA test results could reveal Thursday whether or not a teen found in Kentucky Wednesday is an IL child who went missing in 2011, according to NBC interviews with relatives. She committed suicide soon afterwards in a motel room, leaving a note that local media said made the boy's whereabouts a mystery. The FBI and local police forces were searching hotels, including Red Roof Inns, for the men. [Full Article...]

Democrat demands Donald Trump's tax returns from IRS

Democrat demands Donald Trump's tax returns from IRS Neal's request to the IRS asks for Trump's individual and business tax returns, any related affidavits and worksheets, and any information about audits of those returns. During the election, Trump broke the long-standing tradition of presidential candidates releasing their tax returns, saying they were under audit. Cohen also cast doubt on Trump's statement that he's under audit. [Full Article...]

Chicago makes history electing Lori Lightfoot as first black woman mayor

Chicago makes history electing Lori Lightfoot as first black woman mayor Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot: "Together, we can and will finally put the interests of our people, all of our people, ahead of the interests of a powerful few". She and Preckwinkle were the final two left competing in Tuesday's run-off election . Lightfoot and Preckwinkle were the top two vote-getters in the February general election that saw 14 vie to succeed Mayor Rahm Emanuel . [Full Article...]

India's satellite destruction test was a 'terrible thing', says Nasa chief

India's satellite destruction test was a 'terrible thing', says Nasa chief On March 27, Prime Minister Modi announced that India had tested an anti-satellite weapon by firing a rocket at an Indian satellite in low-Earth Orbit. "What we do know", he said, "is whatever it looks like, it's going to be scary". He said Mission Shakti (power) was completed in three minutes. [Full Article...]


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