• Trump tweet threatens to further worsen already fragile US-Pak relations
Trump tweet threatens to further worsen already fragile US-Pak relations

In his next tweet , Trump reiterated his charge that Pakistan does not do anything in spite of getting billions of dollars in aid from the US. The president dismissed him as a " Hillary Clinton backer" but Admiral McRaven said he did back her or anyone else.

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  • American Missionary Killed With Arrows By Tribe On Indian Island
American Missionary Killed With Arrows By Tribe On Indian Island

The police in the islands arrested the fishermen and questioned the preacher after the USA officials informed them of the incident, reported NDTV . "A murder case has been registered", one of the officers told Reuters . The Sentinelese are thought to be the most isolated tribe on the planet. The Sentinelese tribe, which has a small popul...

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  • Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey
Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey

Citing two people who have spoken to the president about the issue, the newspaper reported that Trump has continued to discuss the matter in private and has even proposed appointing a special counsel to investigate Clinton and Comey. A lawyer for McGahn told the Times that Trump "never, to his knowledge, ordered that anyone prosecute Hillary C...

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  • Airbnb removes listings for Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank
Airbnb removes listings for Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

There are still listings on the site for places to stay in Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank. More than 153,000 people have signed the petition calling on Airbnb to suspend the settlement listings. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erakat welcomed Airbnb's decision as "an initial positive step ". Senior Palestinian officials and...

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  • Trump Says He is Doing a Great Job as US President
Trump Says He is Doing a Great Job as US President

But the president also had an active day on Twitter, starting off with a highly noticed critique of a frequent Trump critic, U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. They would have taken that election away from him. Talk turns to bin Laden and an anti-Trump Navy Seal before Wallace makes clear that he stands in solidarity with CNN and the New York Tim...

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  • North Korea to expel detained USA citizen, state media say
North Korea to expel detained USA citizen, state media say

From journalists to missionaries, most Americans held by North Korea have been released after high-profile interventions. As global sanctions on North Korea remain intact, China is Pyongyang's sole major ally and a key economic lifeline for the isolated country.

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  • Intel: How Hamas helped Netanyahu keep his coalition together
Intel: How Hamas helped Netanyahu keep his coalition together

An Israeli government collapse in those conditions would widely have been seen as a victory for Hamas - fears that the "political magician" Netanyahu exploited to outflank his detractors. "We still have a lot to do", he told Likud MPs. Bennett called for its demolition in his statement, despite an worldwide outcry against razing the strategical...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency claim crown prince ordered Khashoggi hit false, say Saudis
Central Intelligence Agency claim crown prince ordered Khashoggi hit false, say Saudis

The public prosecutor also exonerated the powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, but the Central Intelligence Agency and other U.S. It reported that the person had not yet been chosen, and that Saudi leaders were reserving the use of that plan in case the pressure on the crown prince beca...

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  • Sabarimala row: BJP leader Surendran remanded to 14-day judicial custody
Sabarimala row: BJP leader Surendran remanded to 14-day judicial custody

Police have told us that they'll provide us security the next time we visit. To further intensify their stir against "police high-handedness", a daylong state-wide agitation will be held on Monday by Yuvamorcha, the youth wing of the BJP, its chief said.

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  • Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions
Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions

Trump said his lawyers will review the answers before they're sent to Mueller. "My lawyers don't write the answers". The investigators don't care "how many lives they can ruin", he wrote. In the USA, "collusion" is not a federal crime, although the Mueller probe has been looking into whether members of Trump's team, or the president himself, were i...

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  • Twitter Is Outraged At Stacey Abrams Conceding A Stolen Election
Twitter Is Outraged At Stacey Abrams Conceding A Stolen Election

She repeatedly criticized Kemp, who she said had been "deliberate and intentional in his actions" to suppress voters. If her legal team can gather data and use comprehensive analytics to show the courts that at least this many voters could have hit barriers or had their votes thrown out, the case would seem to be a decently solid one.

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  • China wants trade deal, says Trump
China wants trade deal, says Trump

China has floated a list of compromises it's willing to consider ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month when Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping are set to meet for dinner. That has led to a series of failed deals proposed by Chinese investors since a year ago. That would then be followed by months of talks, Ross ...

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  • Trump Says He’ll Work With California to Aid Wildfire Relief
Trump Says He’ll Work With California to Aid Wildfire Relief

The US president was greeted by Governor Jerry Brown and his successor Gavin Newsom, both of whom are Democrats and have sparred with Mr Trump over the wildfires . Firefighters were racing against time with a red flag warning issued for Saturday night into Sunday, including winds up to 50mph (80km/h) and low humidity.

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  • House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader
House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

Senate Republicans are welcoming the first woman to their leadership team in years, with Iowa Sen. McCarthy faced a long-shot challenge from Rep. Jim Jordan , the co-founder of the conservative Freedom Caucus, but the California Republican prevailed in his bid to become minority leader.

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  • Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s pass
Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s pass

Kelly, who was appointed by President Donald Trump previous year, said CNN's attorneys were likely to prevail in their argument that the White House had violated Acosta's and the network's First and Fifth Amendment rights. "While the suit is specific to CNN and Acosta, this could have happened to anyone". Kelly said that argument "doe...

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  • Longtime Clinton Adviser Guarantees Hillary Will Run in 2020
Longtime Clinton Adviser Guarantees Hillary Will Run in 2020

This was arguably the most successful version of Hillary Clinton . Clinton won the 2016 election in Colorado with a plurality of 48.2% of the vote. Mike Bloomberg will support her rather than run, and Joe Biden will never be able to take her on. News that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might try to take on President Donald Trum...

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  • Android Use
Android Use "Purely On Merit": Facebook After Reports Of Snub To Apple

The thin details suggested to some analysts that the concept for the oversight board was part of Facebook's efforts to deflect attention from its continuing problems, which were the subject of a lengthy New York Times story on Wednesday.

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  • Trump seethes against Russian Federation probe 'disgrace'
Trump seethes against Russian Federation probe 'disgrace'

The senator's comments come after Washington has repeatedly accused Russian Federation of meddling in the 2016 presidential election in order to influence the results of the vote in favour of then-Republican candidate Donald Trump . Trump's full-throated denunciation of Mueller comes amid reports that he's about to hand down another indictment...

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  • Saudi-led airstrike kills 7 in contested Yemen port city
Saudi-led airstrike kills 7 in contested Yemen port city

Yemeni rebels are planting landmines around the key port of embattled Hodeida , employees said Wednesday, as a loyalist push to take the insurgent-held city appears to have stalled. The UN is already providing food aid to some eight million Yemenis but that number could reach 14 million next year, Mr Guterres warned. In a Friday statement, Yeme...

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  • Ankara calls for worldwide inquiry in Khashoggi killing
Ankara calls for worldwide inquiry in Khashoggi killing

This is unrealistic at best and an at worst. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., said he expects to see significant sanctions against the Saudis "targeted to the highest levels of the Saudi government". Saudi Arabia will continue to push the limits of what is acceptable foreign policy, and the US should not support their actions by providing the count...

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  • Saudi Prosecutor Says 5 Suspects Should Be Executed
Saudi Prosecutor Says 5 Suspects Should Be Executed

Khashoggi, a frequent contributor to The Washington Post , was killed on October 2 inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. An overdose, however, led to his death, the statement said, adding that the body was then dismembered and removed by five people from the consulate.

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  • China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019
China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019

World leaders will push for the rapid completion of a massive, China-backed trade deal that excludes the United States at a summit this week, in a rebuke to rising protectionism and Donald Trump's "America First" agenda. Pence is also expected to keep pressure on Beijing over its growing aggression in the South China Sea while seeking support ove...

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  • CSIS: 13 secret missile sites ID'd in N. Korea
CSIS: 13 secret missile sites ID'd in N. Korea

A spokesman for South Korean President Moon Jae-in described the CSIS report to reporters as "nothing new", adding that describing North Korea's missile activities as deceptive risked hindering diplomacy. "What everybody is anxious about is that Trump is going to accept a bad deal - they give us a single test site and dismantle a few other things...

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  • Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show
Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show

US President Donald Trump's no-show at a Saturday WW1 commemoration outside of Paris - on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day - has resulted in rising criticism worldwide, according to reports. Traveling by auto would have been the only option after weather grounded the president's helicopter. Trump's visit had been much anticipated after...

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  • Brexit: UK and European Union 'agree text' of draft withdrawal agreement
Brexit: UK and European Union 'agree text' of draft withdrawal agreement

His resignation was followed by David Davis, the government's chief Brexit negotiator, who described the proposed policies as offering " illusory rather than real " control to parliament. Rees-Mogg warned of the United Kingdom becoming a "vassal state" with Northern Ireland "being ruled from Dublin". It's not the final deal, but we have a draft a...

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