• Preview: Will Democratic Socialist Policies Gain More Steam?
Preview: Will Democratic Socialist Policies Gain More Steam?

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) well in his bid to become the Democratic presidential nominee for 2020. Sanders will remain a presidential candidate for the Democratic party . Thoughts? How do you feel about Bernie Sanders running again? Shakir has worked for two Democratic legislative leaders, former Senator Harry Reid of Nevada and Congresswoman ...

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  • N. Korean, US envoys hold additional talks on summit agenda
N. Korean, US envoys hold additional talks on summit agenda

He was unable to hide his excitement that Mr Kim is coming to the city next week for his second summit with the United States president, and hopes for a chance to see him in person. The priorities include: transforming relations between the U.S. and North Korea; establishing a peace regime on the Korean peninsula; the complete denuclearization of t...

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  • I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis if you want one
I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis if you want one

He estimated it would take 10 minutes for a missile to reach Russia from Romania but added that if North Atlantic Treaty Organisation did not deploy weapons to the Russian border, Moscow would also not do so. In his annual state-of-the-nation speech earlier Wednesday, Putin vowed to keep in step with the U.S. on new weapon development so that Russi...

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  • Venezuelan president announces closing of border with Brazil
Venezuelan president announces closing of border with Brazil

In an effort to secure the backing of Venezuela's military, Mr Guaido proposed an amnesty for those who turned on Mr Maduro's government. The United States, most of Latin America, and the European Union recognize Guaido as interim president, while Russia, China, and Cuba back Maduro.

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  • IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records
IRS analyst charged in leak of Michael Cohen's bank records

According to an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's affidavit, Fry first accessed the IRS's database of SARs on May 4, 2018 and downloaded five documents related to Cohen . He cited Whitaker's response to questioning about whether he'd been asked to make changes to the U.S. Attorney's Office in NY among the examples in which he said the commit...

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  • California governor accuses Trump of retribution
California governor accuses Trump of retribution

Although the FRA's notice outlined what it believed to be the state's violation of the grant agreement, Newsom suggested yesterday that the Trump administration's motives are political. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Bakersfield Republican and close Trump ally who has long opposed the high-speed rail project, also celebrated its "extinct...

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  • Alabama Woman, Former ISIS Member Wants to Return to U.S.
Alabama Woman, Former ISIS Member Wants to Return to U.S.

At least two of her husbands were killed . "‪Hoda Muthana had a valid USA passport and is a citizen". Muthana, he said, was born a month after her father was discharged from his position as a United Nations diplomat. Muthana said she would tell us officials to "please forgive" her for "being so ignorant". She said that whatever happens, she ...

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  • Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free
Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

Trump's special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun discussed his "assignment to oversee and lead the broad diplomatic initiative to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea" during a talk at Stanford University on January 31.

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  • Trump urges Europe to 'take back' Daesh terrorists
Trump urges Europe to 'take back' Daesh terrorists

Most of the fighters left in Baghouz are foreigners, the SDF has said, among the thousands drawn by IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's promise of a new jihadist utopia straddling the Iraqi-Syrian border and expunging national borders. SDF spokesman Adnan Afrin told Agence France-Presse they were surprised to learn how many civilians were still inside...

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  • Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March

Barr praised Rosen, whom he has known for more than 20 years, as an experienced manager and litigator. Fox News reported Monday night that Rosenstein, who was already expected to depart in the wake of Attorney General William Barr being confirmed last week , is leaving to give Barr the chance to transition into his new role.

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  • Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report
Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report

Police were initially investigating a possible hate crime after Smollett , 36, filed a police report saying that two masked men assaulted him early January 29 by wrapping a rope around his neck, pouring bleach on him and yelling racial and homophobic slurs as they fled the scene.

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  • Pulwama attack: CRPF issues advisory against fake pictures
Pulwama attack: CRPF issues advisory against fake pictures

He denied any role of Pakistan in the Pulwama terror attack in which over 40 soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber from Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistan-based terror group. India , whose leader Narendra Modi faces elections in coming weeks, has accused Islamabad of harbouring the militants and vowed "the terrorist groups and their masters.

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  • 4 dead after shooting in Western Michigan
4 dead after shooting in Western Michigan

Very, very sad", LaJoye-Young told Wood TV , an NBC affiliate. LaJoye-Young would not say whether it was a murder-suicide but did say there was no threat to the public and that authorities did not believe a shooter was on the loose. The sheriff said it is too early in the investigation to know whether a suspect remains at large. Cops have no...

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  • Roger Stone Will Have To Appear In Court After Instagram Post
Roger Stone Will Have To Appear In Court After Instagram Post

Stone, a longtime Trump ally, pleaded not guilty on January 29 to charges of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering . A federal judge has ordered longtime Trump advisor and self-described "dirty trickster " Roger Stone to appear before her and explain why she should not revoke his bail and place him in jail pending trial.

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  • 'Monumental': Local expert weighs in on ex-cardinal's defrocking
'Monumental': Local expert weighs in on ex-cardinal's defrocking

The abuse and negligence in taking action was revealed yet again in the church past year when Cardinal Theodore Mcarrick was defrocked after what some called systemic cover ups. He also told the Atlantic that Francis understands the gravity of the abuse crisis, asserting that the pope's "encounter with victims has made a very profound impact on h...

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  • Saudi minister assails Iran for blaming Pakistan in Revolutionary Guard attack
Saudi minister assails Iran for blaming Pakistan in Revolutionary Guard attack

The Sunni group Jaish al Adl (Army of Justice), which says it seeks greater rights and better living conditions for the ethnic minority Baluchis, claimed responsibility for the attack. In India, at least 40 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suici...

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman heads for Pakistan amid India tensions
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

Khan was one of the few foreign leaders to attend an global investment conference in Saudi Arabia in October that was largely boycotted after the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , a fierce critic of bin Salman, at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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  • 16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration
16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

In addition to the almost $1.4 billion of border barrier funding contained in the newly passed spending bill, Trump plans to divert federal funds from the military and Treasury Department budgets, ballooning the overall cost for the border wall to $8 billion, far more than the $5.7 billion Trump previously argued for.

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  • Tories at war over Brexit after another Commons defeat for PM
Tories at war over Brexit after another Commons defeat for PM

Thursday's vote was meant to be pretty straightforward. "They will be looking to see whether Parliament is showing consistency because in the debates and the votes we had recently there were two things: one was that Parliament said we don't want there to be no deal , and that we will sign up to the Prime Minister's deal if we are able to get cha...

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  • Japan: Abe Silent on Whether He Backed Trump for Nobel Prize
Japan: Abe Silent on Whether He Backed Trump for Nobel Prize

According to the paper, sources inside the Japanese government claim that the United States government made an informal request that Trump be nominated after he met with Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June of a year ago. "Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons ...

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  • Trump tells Venezuelan military: Defect from Maduro and protect your future
Trump tells Venezuelan military: Defect from Maduro and protect your future

Volunteer groups have begun meeting in "humanitarian camps" in several Venezuelan states to organise and prepare for the aid arrival. Sanders said Trump would warn the Venezuelan military that they 'have a clear choice - work toward democracy for their future and the future of their families, or they will lose everything they have'.

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  • Trump Says US Seeks Peaceful Change in Venezuela
Trump Says US Seeks Peaceful Change in Venezuela

Mr. Trump also included Venezuelan government officials in the third version of his travel ban, which the Supreme Court upheld last summer . The Trump administration also pledged more than $20 million in humanitarian assistance for the Venezuelan people.

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  • Former Taliban captive: United Kingdom must show 'understanding and sympathy' towards IS schoolgirl
Former Taliban captive: United Kingdom must show 'understanding and sympathy' towards IS schoolgirl

Sultana was reported to have died in a 2016 air raid on Raqqa. British authorities have confirmed that as a British citizen Ms Begum has a right to come home, but may investigation and prosecution. But when I saw my first severed head in a bin, it didn't faze me at all. However Lord Carlile, a former independent reviewer of terrorism legislat...

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  • Iranians mark 40th anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution
Iranians mark 40th anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution

Iran's is now just over half the size of its neighbor's while the countries have similar populations. Iranians thronged streets across the country, many with portraits of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Shiite cleric who toppled the Shah in the historic Islamic uprising.

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  • Attack kills 25 soldiers in Indian Kashmir
Attack kills 25 soldiers in Indian Kashmir

Police said the militants driving the suicide vehicle was Adil Ahmad from Kakapora in Pulwama who joined the JeM in 2018. "Australia condemns the heinous terrorist attack on an Indian police convoy in Jammu and Kashmir ". PM Narendra Modi posted a tweet on the incident, stating that the "attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is despicabl...

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