Tuesday December 11-th, 2018

USA to pull out of United Nations human rights body

But now, with Mike Pompeo at the State Department helm and Nikki Haley at the US ambassador to the United Nations post, and John Bolton at the National Security Adviser podium - and more importantly, a very "America First" President Donald Trump in t...

Senate backers of ZTE measure ready to battle Trump over Chinese firm Senate backers of ZTE measure ready to battle Trump over Chinese firm

Hong Kong-listed shares in ZTE plunged 25.81 percent to end at HK$9.85 on Tuesday. This year, the Senate included an amendment that would kill the Trump administration's agreement to allow ZTE to resume business with United States suppliers, one ...

Expert Panel Set To Look At Medicinal Cannabis Benefits Expert Panel Set To Look At Medicinal Cannabis Benefits

On Monday, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the government was not " getting the law on this kind of thing right ", suggesting that a Home Office review would take place " as quickly as possible ". "This government has no plans to legalise cannabis,...

SEE YA: USA to Announce Its Decision to WITHDRAW from UN Council SEE YA: USA to Announce Its Decision to WITHDRAW from UN Council

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday urged the council to reform its treatment of Israel and assailed its controversial Agenda Item 7, which is dedicated to discussing rights abuses in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to the Time...

10 fascinating things we learned from Thomas Markle's very first interview 10 fascinating things we learned from Thomas Markle's very first interview

Morgan also told ET that Markle revealed he has not yet had the chance to speak with Prince Charles, though he has chatted with Prince Harry . Meghan Markle has plans to start a family with her new husband Prince Harry , according to her fath...

Trump is said ready to pull USA from UN's Human Rights Council Trump is said ready to pull USA from UN's Human Rights Council

While previous USA administrations have criticized Item 7, President Donald Trump's government has raised the prospect of quitting the council unless it is scrapped. The U.S. State Department said Friday, June 15, 2018 no decision has been made t...

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Almost 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

Greek Olympics star says Macedonia deal is 'betrayal' Greek Olympics star says Macedonia deal is 'betrayal'

But the government suffered a loss in its parliamentary majority after lawmaker Dimitris Kammenos of the nationalist Independent Greeks, the government's junior coalition partner, voted in favor. On June 17 Macedonia's main opposition party VMRO-DPMN...

Ask SAM: The history of Father's Day Ask SAM: The history of Father's Day

I can never thank them enough for what they did for mom and dad. “The deadbeat dads that people talk about, these arent the people that fight for their children, these arent the people who reach out to me.”. Joachim's day (he is the patron saint of f...

Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furore over immigrant children Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furore over immigrant children

Family unity must be preserved", a spokesman for Guterres said in a statement. The senator's bill would add more federal immigration judges, authorize new temporary shelters to house migrant families, speed the processing of asylum cases an...

Woman hurts 2 in south France with box cutter, is detained Woman hurts 2 in south France with box cutter, is detained

The radio station says Toulon prosecutor Bernard Marchal said the attacker has been detained. A 60-year-old customer was stabbed in the chest with a box cutter knife, while a female employee, working at a checkout counter, was wounded in the eye on...

Woman Swallowed Whole By 23-Foot Python In Indonesian Village Woman Swallowed Whole By 23-Foot Python In Indonesian Village

Video shows people cutting a python in Indonesia to free a woman after she was eaten alive. Faris said the victim's garden, about half a mile from her house, is located in a rocky area with caves and cliffs believed to contain many snakes.

1 dead, several injured in Trenton cultural event shooting 1 dead, several injured in Trenton cultural event shooting

The organizers shared a message on Facebook Sunday. Police recovered multiple weapons. Also in the video , Forchion captures police tackling and cuffing a man who he says wasn't interfering. A police officer stands in front as other officers ins...

Trump doubles down on family separation policy Trump doubles down on family separation policy

The CSU, led by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, wants new border controls and had been threatening to mutiny over Merkel's approach to immigration, but on Monday said it would give her two weeks to resolve the impasse. And the issue has been inflam...

Trump to huddle with Republicans during crucial week on immigration Trump to huddle with Republicans during crucial week on immigration

While the statement suggested the matter was an issue for Congress, Democratic lawmakers and others have pointed out that no law mandates the separation of children and parents at the border. "My mommy says that I'll go with my aunt and that she'll...

Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash

Five passengers in the taxi were also got wounded. Suon Kimsong, deputy Prey Nop district police chief, said that an SUV Highlander which was travelling from Preah Sihanouk province to Phnom Penh hit Prince Ranariddh's BMW X3 on Sunday.

Trump defends summit with North Korea, says USA ‘got so much’ Trump defends summit with North Korea, says USA ‘got so much’

The trip will be Kim's third to China since March , when he made his inaugural foreign visit as leader. Kim Jong Un visited China on the same day the Pentagon officially suspended a key military exercise with South Korea , two moves underscor...

French special forces on the ground in Yemen: Le Figaro French special forces on the ground in Yemen: Le Figaro

It says those living in Hodeida are stocking up on fuel and food, fearing a possible long siege. Yemeni forces backed by troops from the United Arab Emirates launched the assault despite UN warnings of a "catastrophic humanitarian impact".

Donald Trump threatens additional $200 billion in tariffs on China Donald Trump threatens additional $200 billion in tariffs on China

The move came three days after Trump imposed tariffs of 25 percent on $50 billion in Chinese imports, in a move aimed at compelling Beijing to change a range of industrial policies the administration says disadvantage foreign companies.

Apple to fork out $9 million for misleading Australian consumers Apple to fork out $9 million for misleading Australian consumers

The court ruling comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against Apple Australia and its parent company Apple US following complaints received by the commission about "error 53", which disabled some devices a...

Korea holds war games to defend against Japan Korea holds war games to defend against Japan

It applies exclusively to the August exercise Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, in which about 17,500 US troops gathered with South Korean counterparts past year in an exercise that focused heavily on computer-simulations to defend against a North Korean attac...

Premier, lord mayor focus on safety after death of Eurydice Dixon Premier, lord mayor focus on safety after death of Eurydice Dixon

The 22-year-old, who was allegedly raped and murdered, had sent a text to her boyfriend before her death, reading: 'I'm home nearly safe'. Her partner of four-months later revealed her final text message to him that night saying, "I'm nearly home saf...

Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents 'breaks my heart' Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents 'breaks my heart'

The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S. -Mexico border as criticism mounted over detained immigrant parents being separated from their children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floor...

Tesla's Elon Musk alleges 'extensive' employee sabotage Tesla's Elon Musk alleges 'extensive' employee sabotage

Musk wrote that the company would be investigating the matter this week, adding that Tesla needed to determine if the person was acting alone or in concert with "any outside organizations". It will be interesting to see if this leak has any actual ef...

Israel says indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran Israel says indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran

Gonen Segev , a former Israeli lawmaker, has been accused of spying for Iran. Israel has charged a former cabinet minister with spying for Iran, the Shin Bet internal security service says. Following the investigation, the State Attorney (Jerusalem...

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