Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Kremlin says it regrets that US-Russia dialogue is not working out Kremlin says it regrets that US-Russia dialogue is not working out

The treaty prevents the USA from developing certain nuclear cruise missiles, a limitation not faced by China, which is not a signatory of the treaty. Trump threatened a nuclear buildup until other countries, particularly China and Russian Federatio...

Saudi crown prince visits Algiers without meeting president Saudi crown prince visits Algiers without meeting president

Graham has also pushed for the Magnitsky Act sanctions issued against the 15 assassins to be extended to the crown prince as well. Graham made the unambiguous rebuke following a classified briefing on the murder with CIA Director Gina Haspel , w...

WashPo: Bush family to avoid Trump criticism at funeral WashPo: Bush family to avoid Trump criticism at funeral

Chuck Schumer of NY and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, to the White House for a meeting Tuesday, officials said . Progressives have already begun lashing out at Schumer for offering up $1.6 billion as the starting point for negotiations surround...

Trump urges 'full sentence' for his ex-lawyer Cohen in Russian Federation probe Trump urges 'full sentence' for his ex-lawyer Cohen in Russian Federation probe

He pointed out that Mueller's team spoke to Cohen, President Trump's former attorney, for 70 hours as part of a guilty plea that was revealed last week. He told the judge that he made hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and former...

Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana

McAleenan, the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on Fox News Tuesday morning. "We've seen this, we've got our intelligence reports, we've been doing the analysis consistently". So it's a huge challenge that we need to work with ...

Yikes: Republicans Suffered Major Cyber Hack During 2018 Election Yikes: Republicans Suffered Major Cyber Hack During 2018 Election

An outside vendor noticed and alerted the committee in April. But the three top House Republicans - Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana - weren't informed of ...

Pompeo says US will suspend arms pact over Russia's 'cheating' Pompeo says US will suspend arms pact over Russia's 'cheating'

The US has threatened to withdraw from the treaty because of Russian actions. Pompeo warned that if Russian Federation did not comply with the treaty's terms within 60 days , Washington could activate a six-month notice period for leaving the 19...

Wisconsin Republicans To Vote On Weakening Governor's Power Wisconsin Republicans To Vote On Weakening Governor's Power

Traditionally Democrats and Republicans agree on time limits for debate, but Minority Leader Gordon Hintz said there was no agreement reached this time because the lame-duck session is "illegitimate" and an "absolutely frightful day for Wisconsin ...

Fellowship of the ring: Newly-engaged couple thank NYPD Fellowship of the ring: Newly-engaged couple thank NYPD

The NYPD had been looking for the couple since Saturday, after getting the ring out of the grate. "I want to clarify that I did not propose over a grate in Times Square - that's where we lost it", Mr Drennan said. The ring, though, was too big an...

Theresa May hours away from extraordinary vote over Brexit legal advice Theresa May hours away from extraordinary vote over Brexit legal advice

The Government said after the vote that it would now publish the full advice. "By treating Parliament with contempt, the Government has proved it has lost its majority and the respect of the House". The opposition Labour Party, which pushed for the...

CIA Director Haspel to Brief Lawmakers on Khashoggi Murder CIA Director Haspel to Brief Lawmakers on Khashoggi Murder

The criticism comes less than 24 hours after it was revealed that Haspel would deliver a closed-door briefing to the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations, Armed Services and Appropriations committees on the murder of Kha...

2 killed in violence over cow slaughter in north India 2 killed in violence over cow slaughter in north India

Critics say vigilantes have been emboldened by the 2014 election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party. So-called cow vigilantism has been on the rise and led to several killings in the past few years.

Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM

Last week, Sri Lanka's Parliament stopped budgetary allocations for Prime Minister's office and other Ministries. Mr Rajapaksa is seen as a hero by many among Sri Lanka's Buddhist majority for ending the war but has been accused by diplomats of rig...

The nation honors George H.W. Bush The nation honors George H.W. Bush

Bush, the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, after his first flight. Bush died at his Houston home Friday at age 94. See photos from Bush's last journey to D.C. She recalled Bush as a man of "honor, dignity and graciousness" and a president who wo...

United Kingdom can cancel Brexit without asking permission, European Union court adviser rules

Majority support would mean May can introduce a formal EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament for consideration and ratification in early 2019. "Every effort is being made on both sides of the Channel to stop Brexit". The petitioners in t...

Israel launches operation to destroy Hezbollah tunnels Israel launches operation to destroy Hezbollah tunnels

The latest operation comes a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels , where he was reported to have been updated on the anti-tunnel action. Israel, meanwhile, gave no special orders to r...

UAE passport ranked world's most powerful UAE passport ranked world's most powerful

It beat last year's number one, the Singaporean passport, which is joint second with Germany , which was also in this spot in 2017. The UAE passport is ranked as the strongest passport in the world, as it allows visa-free travel to 113 countries...

George H.W. Bush's Dog Sully Pictured Lying Next To His Coffin George H.W. Bush's Dog Sully Pictured Lying Next To His Coffin

To the Bush family, Pence said that " today , on behalf of the first family and my family and the American people, we offer our deepest sympathies". The Supreme Court is delaying arguments by a day while a national day of mourning is held for for...

Bouteflika unable to receive Saudi crown prince due to flu: presidency Bouteflika unable to receive Saudi crown prince due to flu: presidency

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the United States' support for Saudi Arabia on Saturday in an exclusive interview with CNN on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Argentina. The Saudi crown prince's visit to Algeria has drawn critici...

Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade

The U.S. and Afghanistan have long accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye to the Afghan Taliban, whose leadership is based in Pakistan. He said that in the letter, Trump had sought Pakistan's help in solving Afghan peace process. The rare contact ...

One Child Killed and 40 Injured In Arkansas Bus Crash One Child Killed and 40 Injured In Arkansas Bus Crash

The bus appears to have careened off the motorway, and rolled over four times before landing on its side at the bottom of the embankment. The injured children, who range in age from 9 to 12, were taken to hospitals in nearby Benton and Little Rock,...

Rigger who fell to his death ahead of Global Citizen Festival identified Rigger who fell to his death ahead of Global Citizen Festival identified

The Festival is being held to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday anniversary and call for an end to extreme poverty across the world. It says many people won tickets to Sunday's concert through charity work and petition-signing. He pointed o...

Sitapur: 2 men set woman ablaze after trying to molest her. Twice Sitapur: 2 men set woman ablaze after trying to molest her. Twice

Doctors said the woman has suffered around 40 per cent burns, mainly in the upper part of her body, police said. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India...

Trump wants 'full and complete' sentence for Cohen Trump wants 'full and complete' sentence for Cohen

In the tweet , Trump asked why Cohen was allowed to get away with " terrible " things " having to do with fraud, big loans, Taxis, etc ." - a reference to Cohen's legal trouble around a tax evasion case involving a NY taxi business - without serving...

Former President George HW Bush dies at age 94 Former President George HW Bush dies at age 94

Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston . He defeated former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, the Democratic nominee, i...

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