Tuesday February 25-th, 2020

Heather Nauert Withdraws: ‘Past Two Months…Grueling for My Family’ Heather Nauert Withdraws: ‘Past Two Months…Grueling for My Family’

The abrupt statement, issued in the evening of a holiday weekend, came after weeks of often mocking criticism of the nomination of Nauert, who had no foreign policy experience until two years ago when she was named State Department spokeswoman.

MSU grad identifed as victim in Aurora shooting MSU grad identifed as victim in Aurora shooting

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend. One of the victims in Friday's mass shooting at the Henry Pratt warehouse in Aurora had been working at the plant for two decades, while another was on the job as an intern on...

Dying days of caliphate in Syria as IS fighters trapped Dying days of caliphate in Syria as IS fighters trapped

Yet Trump's tweet suggesting that the U.S. captured the ISIS fighters and the United States could release them is being met with criticism. In a tweet, Trump urged Europe to "take back " foreign fighters and put them on trial. Still, both the ...

We’ll watch INEC closely, says Situation Room on poll shift We’ll watch INEC closely, says Situation Room on poll shift

Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the surprise last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until February 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa's largest democracy for calm. The election body took "full...

Support for France’s ‘yellow vests’ dwindles as protests enter 14th weekend Support for France’s ‘yellow vests’ dwindles as protests enter 14th weekend

In Bordeaux and Lyon, police also fired tear gas and charged, to disperse projectile-throwing demonstrators after bins were set on fire and properties destroyed. Around 41,500 protesters nationwide turned out Saturday, some 10,000 less than the previ...

Rubio warns Venezuelan soldiers to let aid enter Rubio warns Venezuelan soldiers to let aid enter

Marco Rubio warned Venezuelan soldiers that they would commit a "crime against humanity" if they blocked the entry of USA aid being channeled through rivals of disputed socialist President Nicolás Maduro. Maduro calls the aid a "US orchestrated show"...

Chaos, mass panic at San Francisco performance of Chaos, mass panic at San Francisco performance of "Hamilton"

Two people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries to the head and leg. During the ensuing chaos, people were jumping in police patrol cars, fearing an active shooter , Rajee reported. SHN added that audience members who attended Fr...

Mueller recommends tough sentence for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort Mueller recommends tough sentence for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

The potential sentence stems from Manafort's conviction past year on eight felony counts related to an elaborate scheme to hide from tax authorities the millions of dollars he earned overseas from Ukrainian political consulting. But she also said M...

Vande Bharat Express breakdown reports exaggerated; was just a cattle-hit Vande Bharat Express breakdown reports exaggerated; was just a cattle-hit

The train resumed its journey to Delhi around 8.15 am after all obstructions were removed, officials said . The Vande Bharat Express made its first journey from New Delhi to the Hindu holy city of Varanasi on Friday after being inaugurated by ...

Iran threatens Pakistan, accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of involvement in auto bombing Iran threatens Pakistan, accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of involvement in auto bombing

The Jaish al-Adl armed group has been launching deadly attacks against Iranian border guards since at least 2013, during which 14 Iranian forces were killed in an ambush near the border. His statement was in a different tone to an earlier reaction wh...

Anthony Weiner released after serving prison time for sexting teen

Federal prosecutors in NY referred an inquiry to the prison bureau. Weiner will register as a sex offender as a condition of his release from custody, which is now scheduled for May 14. A few short years later, Weiner made a second foray into the p...

Indian community pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs Indian community pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs

A soldier walks during a candle light vigil to pay tribute to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who were killed after a suicide bomber rammed a auto into the bus carrying them in south Kashmir on Thursday, in front of India Gate war mem...

Surfer seriously injured in Australia shark attack

He is said to be in a serious but stable condition, with significant blood loss. Mr Edwardes's family have travelled from Byron Bay and remain by his bedside in hospital. Officials closed Belongil Beach and Main Beach for 24 hours, and a Shar...

Coup attempt 'failed' in Venezuela — Maduro Coup attempt 'failed' in Venezuela — Maduro

US aid that has been piling up in the Colombian border town of Cucuta has become the frontline of the confrontation between Guaido and Maduro. Meanwhile, billionaire adventurer Richard Branson says he is throwing a concert in a campaign to ra...

Let Shamima Begum return home to Britain, pleads family of IS bride Let Shamima Begum return home to Britain, pleads family of IS bride

The teenager was one of a group of schoolgirls from London's Bethnal Green neighbourhood who went to Syria to marry IS fighters in 2015 at a time when the group's online recruitment program lured many impressionable young people to its self-procl...

Russian university building partly collapses, no casualties - agencies Russian university building partly collapses, no casualties - agencies

The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse Saturday afternoon at the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics took place as construction work was underway. Earlier reports said that 21 were trapp...

Iran launches submarine capable of firing cruise missile Iran launches submarine capable of firing cruise missile

In 2006-2007, Iran successfully launched its first domestically-produced submarine. The vessel weighs 600 tonnes and is armed with torpedoes, naval mines and cruise missiles that can be launched from a submerged position, the government's English-l...

Ex-FBI official: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump Ex-FBI official: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump

And, essentially, the president said he did not believe that the North Koreans had the capability to hit us here with ballistic missiles in the United States. McCabe has denied having intentionally lied and said Sunday that he believes his firing was...

Theresa May suffers another humiliating Brexit defeat Theresa May suffers another humiliating Brexit defeat

Three amendments to the government motion have been selected for debate: one by Labour , which seeks to force the government to give MPs a further vote on Mrs May's Brexit strategy on February 27; another by the Scottish National party, calling fo...

Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories

Since March past year though, SNCB has pledged that a minimum service will still be provided across the country even in the event of a strike. The strike was called by Belgium's three main trade unions - the General Federation of Belgian Labour, ...

Senate confirms William Barr as US attorney general Senate confirms William Barr as US attorney general

Barr is already familiar with what the role entails, as he previously served as the attorney general under former President George H.W. Bush. Matt Schlapp (photo, right, with President Trump), who is spouse to White House Director of Strategic ...

Wire fox terrier named 'King' crowned best in show at Westminster Wire fox terrier named 'King' crowned best in show at Westminster

The coronation was preceded by a spot of controversy as a seventh contender expected to compete for the big prize - Colton the schipperke, who won the toy group on Monday - was declared ineligible right before start of Tuesday's night session over a ...

Andrew McCabe Admits Top NatSec Officials Plotted Coup Against Trump Andrew McCabe Admits Top NatSec Officials Plotted Coup Against Trump

In still another scandal involving McCabe, his wife, Jill McCabe, was given hundreds of thousands of dollars by friends of Hillary Clinton when she ran for political office in Virginia. Former acting FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe confirmed to...

Real identity of third Skripal suspect revealed Real identity of third Skripal suspect revealed

Yesterday he was also linked to the botched poisoning of an arms dealer in Bulgaria in 2015. He operated internationally using the alias "Sergey Vyachaeslavovich Fedotov", it added. The two other suspects Chepiga and Mishkin arrived on a flight lat...

Dutch minister uses Brexit 'monster' to encourage citizens to prepare Dutch minister uses Brexit 'monster' to encourage citizens to prepare

The use of this monster may suggest that Brexit isn't taken entirely seriously over in the Netherlands, but that's not the case, particularly as the United Kingdom seems to be skidding toward a "no-deal" Brexit that would have a severe impact on su...

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