Friday March 22-nd, 2019

U.S. approves sale of Patriot missile system to Turkey U.S. approves sale of Patriot missile system to Turkey

The State Department said earlier this year it was working with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey on the possible sale of a Raytheon Co. Amid diplomatic tensions between the US and Turkey on a range of issues, the US State Department ...

U.S. begins withdrawal of troops from Syria as Trump declares IS defeated U.S. begins withdrawal of troops from Syria as Trump declares IS defeated

In a statement , she said: "Five years ago, ISIS was a very powerful and risky force in the Middle East, and now the United States has defeated the territorial caliphate". The developments come after the US State Department late on Tuesday signale...

Jeremy Corbyn accused of calling Theresa May a 'stupid woman' in Parliament Jeremy Corbyn accused of calling Theresa May a 'stupid woman' in Parliament

However, during an emergency debate in the Commons on the abandonment of last week's vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal , Mr Blackford said time had run out for any compromise and suggested the SNP would throw its weight fully behind a so-ca...

Christmas: Dying neighbour leaves girl 14 years of presents Christmas: Dying neighbour leaves girl 14 years of presents

It was all of the Christmas presents he had bought for her. Shortly after tweeting this and a few photos of the individually wrapped presents, Williams tweeted again: "I miscounted". Then he came down to meet me I said hi and we gave him a bottle o...

Brexit fears build on no-deal warnings Brexit fears build on no-deal warnings

Julia Hartley-Brewer then asked what about those that who believe this is a waste of money, either no deal doesn't happen as we can sign up to Theresa May's deal, making preparations a waste of money. Speaking after the Cabinet agreed to step up no-d...

Mitch McConnell to Introduce Stop-Gap Spending Bill Through to February Mitch McConnell to Introduce Stop-Gap Spending Bill Through to February

Republicans have continued to fight for billions of dollars in funding, while Democrats do not want to fund the wall at all . Congress needs to agree on the measure by Friday at midnight, or parts of the government will shut down. On Twitter on...

Malaysia charges another ex-Goldman banker over 1MDB Malaysia charges another ex-Goldman banker over 1MDB

The investigation is scrutinising three bond offerings raised by Goldman Sachs and others for Malaysian state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to a total of $6.5bn (£5.2bn). The court fixed March 18 next year for the next mention...

UN, Palestinians appeal for aid after U.S. funding cuts UN, Palestinians appeal for aid after U.S. funding cuts

President Donald Trump's move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May delighted Israel, infuriated Palestinians and upset the wider Arab world and Western allies. Israel's control over it is eternal. "They have no rights". Aboul G...

USA mulling complete withdrawal of troops from Syria USA mulling complete withdrawal of troops from Syria

The decision upends assumptions about a longer-term U.S. military presence in Syria, which U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other senior U.S. officials had advocated to help ensure Islamic State can not reemerge. This move could hurt relations w...

Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat' Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'

Mueller III, whose investigation into Russian interference has already led to guilty pleas by his campaign chairman and four advisers. After being sentenced, Cohen told ABC News Trump both directed him to make the hush payments and was aware what...

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe

The AfriForum group said Wednesday that it was informed by South African police about the warrant for Mugabe, who was accused of assaulting Gabriella Engels in a Johannesburg hotel a year ago. South Africa's government was criticised for letting Mr...

Netanyahu's son says he'd 'prefer' if 'Muslims leave the land of Israel' Netanyahu's son says he'd 'prefer' if 'Muslims leave the land of Israel'

Yair Netanyahu, 27 , was handed a 24-hour ban from the platform following Islamophobic comments that appeared to call for violence against Palestinians. Yair Netanyahu's Sunday tweet included a screenshot of one of the removed Facebook posts with th...

Third Canadian detained in China Third Canadian detained in China

Meng, Huawei's chief financial officer, faces United States fraud charges of "conspiracy to defraud multiple financial institutions". The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant was arrested on suspicion of fraud in Vancouver on D...

Bomb explodes outside Greek TV station, no injuries Bomb explodes outside Greek TV station, no injuries

The site was blocked in time by the police, in a wide radius around the SKAI building, while workers who were working at the station at the time were notified and were safely evacuated. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, ...

European Union - Belgian prime minister resigns over migration pact European Union - Belgian prime minister resigns over migration pact

Michel had previously vowed to carry on regardless, but was ultimately forced to step down after losing the no confidence vote. Instead, Mr Michel announced: "I am taking the decision to offer my resignation". Their support was needed because the N...

Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments

Carlson ". Minted , a design marketplace, has tweeted a flurry of responses to social media users angry over Carlson's comments. When Farmers advertisers on political shows, the company explained, it "should not be construed to be an endor...

Warm pattern doesn't bode well for White Christmas Warm pattern doesn't bode well for White Christmas

Temperatures will drop over the weekend heading toward Christmas. Aside from that, the weather will be mostly settled towards the end of the week into Christmas. "Large storms and cold air are likely to take a break over much of the nation during muc...

Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks

And under his strong leadership, the Department of Justice has prosecuted more gun criminals than ever before as we target violent criminals. A senior Justice Department official reportedly told The Associated Press Tuesday that bump stocks wil...

Lawyer: Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body' Lawyer: Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'

Since his start in May 2017, Mueller has secured indictments against or guilty pleas from 32 people and three Russian companies, including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a troll farm in St. But in his admission of guilt, Cohen calle...

Japan beefs up defences amid concerns over China's military might Japan beefs up defences amid concerns over China's military might

Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya has stressed that Japan will not label an upgraded Izumo as an "attack aircraft carrier", and that it will not pose any threat to other countries, even if fighter jets were to be deployed. " We have a very, very s...

White House backs down on US government shutdown threat White House backs down on US government shutdown threat

Watch her remarks in the player above. Sanders indicated that the White House could support a compromise bill to avoid a partial government shutdown later this week. McConnell opened the chamber hoping for a "bipartisan collaborative spirit" that...

Trump signs executive order to create US Space Command Trump signs executive order to create US Space Command

Col. Joe Buccino, told CNN . That requirement has now been lifted, and Pence said "this Space Command will be the 11th combatant command in the US military". Mr. Trump's order would actually recreate a Space Command that existed from 1985 to 2...

Fierce clashes in Hodeidah cast doubt over ceasefire Fierce clashes in Hodeidah cast doubt over ceasefire

The UN source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that the ceasefire deal was originally supposed to go into effect as soon as it was announced last Thursday but noted that implementation will take more time. A prisoner swap involving some...

President Trump agrees to shut down personal charity Trump Foundation President Trump agrees to shut down personal charity Trump Foundation

In a lawsuit filed earlier this year, Underwood's office sought to dissolve the Trump Foundation. The attorney general will review and approve the process, including approving the charities slated to receive the foundation's remaining assets.

US Bans Yemen Mum From Visiting Dying Toddler US Bans Yemen Mum From Visiting Dying Toddler

His father says the boy's mother can not come to the U.S. due to the Trump administration's travel ban. But Abdullah's mother, Shaima Swileh, is from Yemen . Born with a rare brain disease, the young boy doesn't have long to live. A few months a...

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