Thursday May 23-rd, 2019

White House says Trump's State of the Union address will be White House says Trump's State of the Union address will be "traditional"

President Trump will take a bipartisan approach in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, the White House said, even as another possible government shutdown looms and he threatens to use an emergency declaration to build a border wall.

Closing Arguments Wrap Up in Trial of Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Closing Arguments Wrap Up in Trial of Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo'

He displayed an image of cooperating witness Juan Carlos Ramirez - a Colombian cocaine lord who underwent extreme plastic surgery in a failed attempt to avoid arrest . Lichtman put up a slide of a floating hat and mustache on a black screen, and sai...

No 10 hits out at EU's claim Gibraltar is a British colony No 10 hits out at EU's claim Gibraltar is a British colony

But the prime minister's official spokesman said: "It is completely unacceptable to describe Gibraltar in this way". "Gibraltar is a full part of the United Kingdom family". Last month May suffered a record parliament defeat over her Brexit plans...

Trump names former doctor as assistant and medical adviser Trump names former doctor as assistant and medical adviser

The White House sent Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson's name for promotion consideration to the Senate on January 15. Trump still likes Jackson and believes he was treated unfairly, the official said. Some former colleagues said he was nicknamed the "Ca...

Iran in 'successful test' of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

The resolution - which was in Iran's nuclear deal - called upon the country to not develop ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons for eight years. In January, it tried to launch a satellite into space which it said failed. Iranian ...

Venezuelan general urges military to disavow Maduro as opposition stages rallies Venezuelan general urges military to disavow Maduro as opposition stages rallies

Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for more street protests as tens of thousands of his supporters rallied in Venezuela on Saturday while socialist leader Nicolas Maduro resisted pressure to call a new presidential election. Chinese Foreign Mi...

In federal crackdown, US charges 20 in Chinese birth tourism business In federal crackdown, US charges 20 in Chinese birth tourism business

All were charged "conspiracy to commit immigration fraud, worldwide money laundering and identity theft", according to the DOJ statement. The indictments describe birth tourism schemes in which foreign nationals, mostly from China, applied for vi...

Egypt unveils ancient burial site, home to 50 mummies Egypt unveils ancient burial site, home to 50 mummies

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Antiquities Mostafa Waziry said that the discovery announced on Saturday is handsome, and features many artifacts and ancient mummies. An archaeologist looks at a recently discovered burial chamber in the ...

Legislator blasts verdict blaming Syria for journalist death Legislator blasts verdict blaming Syria for journalist death

The group's Executive Director, Dixon Osburn, said the lawsuit was the first seeking to hold the Syrian government liable for war crimes and could pave the way for greater scrutiny of Al-Assad's conduct. "The overwhelming weight of the evidence concl...

Several foreigners face deportation as pay to stay visa racket busted Several foreigners face deportation as pay to stay visa racket busted

A post on the official Facebook page of the ATA said, "Beginning in 2015, the university was part of a federal law enforcement undercover operation created to identify recruiters and entities engaged in immigration fraud". The Detroit News said tha...

Chanting 'death to' America and Israel, Iran celebrates 40 years of revolution Chanting 'death to' America and Israel, Iran celebrates 40 years of revolution

Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, head of the influential experts assembly which appoints Iran's supreme leader, delivered a keynote speech rebuking political factions seeking better ties with Washington. "They have so far failed to do anything, and will fail...

Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019 Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019

Members of Punxsutawney Phil's top hat-wearing inner circle plan to reveal their forecast at sunrise on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. But if there are cloudy skies when the groundhog comes above ground then the spring season will arrive early.

Top U.S. cardinal let priest accused of sexual abuse lead Mass Top U.S. cardinal let priest accused of sexual abuse lead Mass

Most of the Texas priests were dead, had been removed from the clergy, or both, according to the state's dioceses. 26 names were released by the Corpus Christi Diocese, which Laredo was a part of up until the year 2000. Each diocese independently...

ICC Orders Conditional Release Of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo ICC Orders Conditional Release Of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Belgium will host Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo after it was contacted by the International Criminal Court ( ICC ), which cited Gbagbo's family ties to the European country, Belgian official Karl Lagatie told the Belgian news agency ...

Donald Trump Says Donald Trump Says "Good Chance" He Will Declare Emergency For Wall Money

On Jan. 31, Nancy Pelosi said that Democrats will not include any money for a border wall in their proposed legislation. A bipartisan committee is trying to reach a deal over funding for President Donald Trump's long-promised wall along the sou...

Passenger carrying leopard cub from Bangkok detained in Chennai airport Passenger carrying leopard cub from Bangkok detained in Chennai airport

On Saturday, AIU officers noticed the detained passenger moving in a suspicious manner in the arrival area. Sources said that the passenger smuggled the cub into the city in a basket. In a video released by officials, the exhausted cub is seen bein...

Former Trump worker to attend State of the Union speech Former Trump worker to attend State of the Union speech

Watson Coleman's office confirmed the decision Wednesday. In December, the New York Times first reported that Morales, a Guatemalan national who crossed the USA border illegally in 1999, worked as a maid at the club as an undocumented worker.

Osinbajo Survives Air Crash As Chopper Crashes In Kogi Osinbajo Survives Air Crash As Chopper Crashes In Kogi

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday escaped death as his chopper crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi State. Laolu Akande , spokesman for Mr Osinbajo, did not respond to our reporter's phone call but later confirmed in a tweet that the vice presiden...

Spain demands immediate release of journalists held in Venezuela Spain demands immediate release of journalists held in Venezuela

The three EFE journalists - a Spanish reporter, a Colombian videographer and a Colombian photographer - were arrested along with their Venezuelan driver on Wednesday, Reuters reports. The reporters for the " Quotidien " programme were among five fo...

Saudi activist tortured in 'palace of terror' Saudi activist tortured in 'palace of terror'

She was wearing a full-length long-sleeved black sequinned dress and with her hair uncovered when she performed. According to The Washington Post , Carey's publicist has said in a statement that the singer has accepted the offer to perform in Saud...

Iran Unveils Long-Range Cruise Missile On Revolution Anniversary Iran Unveils Long-Range Cruise Missile On Revolution Anniversary

Hoveizeh is also the name of an Iranian town in the Khuzestan Province. Speaking at the ceremony, Brigadier General Hatami described the Hoveizeh missile as "a symbol of self-confidence" and said it is a major defense achievement that indicates Ir...

Meteorite hits Cuba causing loud explosion Meteorite hits Cuba causing loud explosion

The National Weather Service office out of Key West, Florida, confirmed that it received reports from residents of the Florida Keys who witnessed a meteor in the sky. The incident happened at 1:20 p.m. local time on Friday when a loud boom was hear...

Foreign Secretary: Brexit may have to be delayed Foreign Secretary: Brexit may have to be delayed

Goldman Sachs thinks a no-deal Brexit is more likely following Tuesday's votes in the U.K. Parliament, where lawmakers demanded proven impossibilities. He said the commitment to the Good Friday Agreement - which protects against the return of a ha...

Virginia governor's yearbook page shows photo of men in blackface, KKK robes Virginia governor's yearbook page shows photo of men in blackface, KKK robes

WND reported Northam stirred controversy Wednesday in an interview with WTOP radio in Washington about a pro-abortion bill in his state. But I want to be clear, I understand how this decision shakes Virginians' faith in that commitment. The remar...

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli police Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli police

The Palestinians have also been boycotting the U.S. since it recognized disputed Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December 2017. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan speaks at a ceremony for a new municipal police station in Beit Shemesh, January...

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