Tuesday January 15-th, 2019

Pompeo Accuses Iran of Ballistic Missile Test Launch, Violating UNSC Ban Pompeo Accuses Iran of Ballistic Missile Test Launch, Violating UNSC Ban

Iran has rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's claims against its missile capabilities, saying the program is defensive and does not violate the global agreement on Tehran's nuclear program. The US reimposed oil and financial sanctions against...

Grim tally from Paris tax protest: 133 injured, including 23 officers

They were then dispersed by police. Police also say that 140 people have been arrested. Macron, who was meeting with his prime minister and interior and environment ministers, has vowed that those responsible for the violence and the damages will p...

Rupee hits record low against U.S. dollar, inter-bank rate hits Rs144 Rupee hits record low against U.S. dollar, inter-bank rate hits Rs144

The Pakistani rupee hit an all-time low on Friday against US Dollar as it saw a further devaluation of Rs10, reaching Rs144 in the interbank market. The State Bank of Pakistan has indirectly devalued the state-managed unit several times already as ...

Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges

It's believed that Netanyahu fired Communications Ministry Director-General Avi Berger and hired his loyalist and ex-campaign manager Shlomo Filber in order to provide Elovitch and his companies special treatment. Investigators said Netanyahu should ...

Kremlin Says Putin, Trump Will Meet on Sidelines of G-20 Kremlin Says Putin, Trump Will Meet on Sidelines of G-20

Across the world in Argentina, foreign leaders grilled Russian President Vladimir Putin about Russia's actions, but he remained firm, squarely blaming Ukraine for the confrontation, saying its vessels violated Russian territorial waters.

France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris

Since the yellow jacket movement kicked off on November 17, two people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes or accidents stemming from the protests. The skirmishes in Paris broke out early on Saturday, amid concern that violent far-righ...

Police hunting couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

According to a Tweet from NYPD , the woman said yes, but the man was reportedly "so excited" that it caused him to drop the ring. NY police are trying to find the ring's owners. "The NYPD is now looking to find the couple, describing the male as b...

'Point of Light' President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94 'Point of Light' President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94

Bush , said in a state released by McGrath. There were tributes from both sides of the political aisle to Bush , who was president from 1989 to 1993 and lived longer than any of his predecessors. President Donald Trump's White House adviser Kellyann...

Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral Hearty handshake between Putin and Saudi crown prince goes viral

In the hours leading up to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing, Saudi Arabia's crown prince sent at least 11 messages to his closest advisor who was charged with overseeing the murder, the Wall Street Journal said Saturday quoting a C...

Iran launches most advanced indigenous destroyer Iran launches most advanced indigenous destroyer

The Iranian Navy has ceremoniously launched the Sahand, a new destroyer class said to have radar-evading stealth properties, electronic warfare capabilities and a flight deck for helicopters, at the port of Bandar Abbas in the Strait of Hormuz.

Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update Rain to snow for the weekend! Saturday Morning Update

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for these areas, and anywhere from 6 to 10 inches of snow is possible by Sunday. There are a couple of opportunities for some wintry weather early Wednesday morning and again next weekend. We've seen wind gusts as ...

63 arrested in clashes with police in Paris 63 arrested in clashes with police in Paris

Paris police say that at least 65 people including 11 police officers have been injured in violent protests in the French capital. Protesters angry about rising taxes clashed with French police for a third straight weekend and more than 140 were ar...

Relentless Robert Mueller turns spotlight on to the president

Here is info on is Mike Pence about to be indicted in Mueller Trump Russia investigation? Since Trump fired Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, Matt Whitaker has been in charge of the Mueller investigation - a probe the acting attorney gen...

North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military

The hope is that it will eventually become easier to travel and trade across the border . At the most recent summit between Moon and Kim in September, the two leaders committed to reviving economic cooperation when possible, voicing optimism that ...

United Kingdom migration: Fewer EU arrivals but overall figure stays the same United Kingdom migration: Fewer EU arrivals but overall figure stays the same

Around 14,000 more people left than arrived in the year to June. "There could be several reasons for this changing pattern, decisions to migrate are complex and people's decision to move to or from the United Kingdom will be influenced by a range o...

What is the G20 summit and why does it matter? What is the G20 summit and why does it matter?

Xi and other leaders from the so-called BRICS group of leading emerging economies - Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa - issued a statement calling for a continued commitment to open global trade and support of a multilateral trading s...

United States serial killer confesses to 90 homicides in 35 years United States serial killer confesses to 90 homicides in 35 years

Of some of his more recent claims to murder, police corroborated his involvement in 34 of those cases, with "many more pending confirmation", according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, it wasn't until recent times that investigators...

Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters? Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters?

An American neo-Nazi was motivated by "anger" when he plowed his vehicle into a group of counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally a year ago in Charlottesville , prosecutors said Thursday as survivors recounted harrowing testimony. Fields was...

CLOSER AND CLOSER: Another 'Never Nancy' Democrat FLIPS for Pelosi CLOSER AND CLOSER: Another 'Never Nancy' Democrat FLIPS for Pelosi

She cut a deal with the Problems Solvers Caucus over rules changes, sealing support from nine Democratic members of the group who had threatened to vote against her. Flanked by top progressive leaders, Lee made her pitch during the closed session, ...

Pelosi threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill Pelosi threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill

US lawmakers must act to pass a spending bill by December 7 to fund some government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security that oversees the border and immigration. Pelosi was overwhelmingly nominated to become speaker in an intern...

The First Lady defends ‘blood’ red Christmas trees The First Lady defends ‘blood’ red Christmas trees

This year, for the "American Treasures" theme, she opted for a patriotic red, white, and blue, with an emphasis on her " Be Best " program. - Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) November 26, 2018Despite its festive look, some Twitter users pointed out that...

Sammy Woodhouse: Rapist Arshid Hussain 'offered chance to see victim's child' Sammy Woodhouse: Rapist Arshid Hussain 'offered chance to see victim's child'

Hussain, 43, known as "Mad Ash", is serving 35 years for a string of assaults. But Sammy has bravely waived her anonymity to post a video on YouTube, identifying herself as the victim and expressing her horror. "It shouldn't be about interpretation...

G4S: Briton among six killed after Kabul compound attacked G4S: Briton among six killed after Kabul compound attacked

At an global conference on Afghanistan in Geneva, Ghani said the 12-person negotiating team includes both men and women and will be led by his chief of staff Abdul Salam Rahimi. A BRITISH war veteran was among five G4S security guards killed in a b...

Egypt unearths eight ancient mummies Egypt unearths eight ancient mummies

Dashurise necropolis is located about 40 kilometers South of Cairo and the famous tombs of the pharaohs and the Ancient Middle Kingdom. Another Ancient Egyptian discovery was announced last week when a 3,000-year-old woman was found nearly perfectl...

Trump threatens to release dirt on the Democrats Trump threatens to release dirt on the Democrats

The FISA warrants and "other documents" have been referenced before, mostly by pro-Trump Republicans anxious to prove that the Mueller investigation - and previous efforts by the Obama Administration Justice Department to investigate Trump's presiden...

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