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USA president invites Ukrainian president to the White House

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Yevgeny Vindman , also an Army lieutenant colonel , works in the White House in an office next to his brother as an NSC lawyer handling ethics issues. We know President Zelensky said he didn't feel any pressure. Trump went on to say that compared with the three previous presidents to be impeached, the claims against him were trivial. Read More »

Abe attends ASEAN summit in Thailand

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However, one of the first executive orders made by Trump after being inaugurated president was to remove the U.S. from the TPP. Li encouraged innovation cooperation in the areas including digital economy, artificial intelligence, big data and cyber security, and the establishment of a China-ASEAN partnership on blue economy to enhance maritime exchanges and cooperation. Read More »

Tens of thousands protest in Lebanese capital

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Protests have been less intense since Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Tuesday (October 29) but demonstrators are still on the streets, demanding the formation of a new technocratic government to carry out badly needed reforms. Read More »

Demonstrations Are Gaining Momentum in Iraq, Offices and Roads Blocked

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More than 250 people were killed in October. The protests have grown and demonstrators are now calling for sweeping changes, not just the Government's resignation. Amid growing anger against the country's ruling elites, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, an influential Shia cleric, warned security forces on Friday against using violence to disperse protesters. Read More »

Saoirse Kennedy Hill Died of Drug Overdose, Authorities Say

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Hill died at Cape Cod Hospital in August after being found unresponsive at her family's compound on Cape Cod in Hyannis Port, Mass. Hill was the daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy's fifth child, Courtney, and Paul Michael Hill. The statement quoted Ethel Kennedy as saying: "The world is a little less handsome today". The statement was issued by Brian Wright O'Connor, a spokesman for Saoirse Hill's uncle, former MA congressman Joseph P. Read More »

Florida police get data from Amazon Alexa which may have recorded murder

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Sylvia Galva Crespo, 32, was killed by a spear to the chest at home in Hallandale Beach, Florida, north of Miami, in July , which her husband, Adam Crespo, 43, has portrayed as a mysterious accident. Silvia Galva and Adam Reechard Crespo. Amazon spokesman Leigh Nakanishi said the Echo devices only record short bursts of statements and are not eavesdropping on private conversations. Read More »

Iraqi Protesters, Security Forces Clash in Baghdad

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The curfew reduction is meant to give more time for the protesters to return home, the statement said. The people angered by his failure to tackle high unemployment , endemic corruption and poor public services protested in Baghdad for the first time on October 1. Read More »

UAW president taking paid leave amid corruption probe

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UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg declined to comment on the matter. Jones has not been criminally charged in the years-long probe, which has already sent 10 people to prison. "We want better health care coverage, better salaries and respect for our work". In his nominating of Abner my father declared, 'Here it is that I go all over the south representing this union in the civil rights movement, bailing civil rights workers out of jail, and marching to eliminate Jim Crow and alas right here in ... Read More »

Smugglers Are Cutting Through Areas of New Border Wall

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One of the reasons we did it the way we did it, it's very easily fixed. "But no matter how powerful, you can cut through anything, in all fairness", Trump told reporters in Washington prior to his departure for NY. For example, after using cutting tools to work their way through fencing, smugglers have gone so far as to weld hinges that swing outward towards the south, allowing cartels quick use of these access points in the future. Read More »

Vehicle bombing kills 13 in Syria border town

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But the US had partnered with the Syrian Kurdish fighters, their top allies in the war against the Islamic State group. David Eubank, a former member of U.S. Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring on October 9 to eliminate terrorists from northern Syria east of the Euphrates River in order to secure Turkey's borders, aid in the safe return of Syrian refugees, and ensure Syria's territorial integrity. Read More »

Whistleblower ‘willing to take written questions from Republicans’

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Republicans have "sought to expose the identity of our clients that could endanger their safety, as well as that of their families", Zaid wrote on Twitter . Lawmakers in both of those get-togethers have traditionally backed all those protections. Meanwhile, some Republican lawmakers have retweeted speculation in conservative media about the whistleblower's identity . Read More »

Trump aide said Ukraine behind Democratic party hack

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CNN sued the Justice Division for derive entry to to Mueller's glimpse interview notes, and this weekend's launch marks the first publicly accessible at the help of-the-scenes scrutinize at Mueller's investigative work open air of court court cases and the document itself. Read More »

Democrats oppose Trump impeachment inquiry vote

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The House resolution marks an attempt by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to silence protests from Republicans who have criticized the impeachment inquiry, likening it to a sham because it has been conducted largely outside the view of the public. Read More »

Representative Hill blasts 'mysogynistic culture' in farewell speech

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Meanwhile, a conservative outlet published nude photos of Hill with another woman, a development she blamed on what she called an abusive husband and ruthless political operatives. "I've been told that people were angry when I stood strong after the first article was posted, and that they had hundreds more photos and text messages that they would release bit by bit until they broke me down to nothing", she said. Read More »

Attack on military in Mali leaves 53 personnel, one civilian dead

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A civilian was also killed at the outpost in Indelimane, in the Menaka region, close to the border with Niger, the country's communication minister Yaya Sangare said on Twitter . The new violence is expected to heighten tensions in the capital, Bamako , where military families have already protested in the streets. Relatives say soldiers in the sprawling West African Sahel nation are not being adequately protected as they face an array of jihadi groups. Read More »

Iran's Zarif Calls on US to Return to 2015 Nuclear Deal

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The US government announced a new squeeze on the Tehran regime's nuclear program on Thursday with an additional layer of economic sanctions that target the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC ) control of Iran's lucrative construction sector. Read More »

United States imposes new sanctions on Iran's construction sector

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Iranian officials have stressed that for any talks with the US, Washington should return to Tehran's nuclear deal from which it withdrew in 2018 and implement its obligation under the accord. "President Trump should immediately order his administration to stop issuing civil nuclear waivers". She said the United States will have additional authority to "prevent Iran from acquiring strategic materials for the IRGC , its construction sector, and its proliferation programs". Read More »

Independent Scotland is 'within touching distance' says Nicola Sturgeon

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The first minister told a major rally in Glasgow the time would come to break away from the "chaos of Westminster" in a second independence poll next year. When it comes to the demand for the transfer of power for a referendum that I will make before this year is out, then know this - that demand will not be made on my behalf, or that of the SNP or the Scottish Government . Read More »

Boy, 15, charged in Chicago Halloween shooting of seven-year-old girl

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It is a ways a 7-year-extinct lady that's trick-or-treating with her household out right here and occurs to rep shot on fable of a crew of fellows deserve to shoot at every other male whereas there would possibly per chance be a side toll road stuffed with adolescents trick-or-treating", Alioto acknowledged. Read More »

Hezbollah supporters break up Beirut protest camp, burning and dismantling tents

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France's foreign minister says the priority for Lebanon is to preserve stability, as the country is in "a very serious crisis" after almost two weeks of anti-government protests. The senior official, who declined to be identified, said any new cabinet led by Hariri should not include a group of top-tier politicians who were in the outgoing coalition government, without naming them. Read More »

Conor McGregor fined after Dublin assault

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McGregor's solicitor Michael Staines said that his client accepted what he did was wrong and fully accepts the incident . On 11 October, McGregor appeared in court over the case, before it was adjourned to look further into the CCTV footage. Read More »

Turkey, Russia start joint patrols in northeastern Syria

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Russian armoured vehicles and drones patrolled an area in northeastern Syria, ahead of joint patrols with Turkey which are expected to get underway on Friday. "The secretary noted our position requiring that the Turkish military, the Turkish-supported Syrian opposition forces, and the withdrawal of YPG forces be in accordance with the statement regarding the safe zone", the U.S. Read More »

Lebanon court sentences man to death in UK woman's death

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Dykes was believed to have spent the night at a friend's party in the Gemmayze District of Beirut and was last seen leaving a bar in the area. She hailed Houshieh's vehicle using the ride-sharing app at around midnight and her body was discovered at about 4am. Read More »

White House To Name Chad Wolf As Acting Homeland Security Secretary

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Kevin McAleenan , the current acting DHS secretary, still remains on the job, they said. Wolf was involved in drafting and revising plans for the separations, according to internal DHS documents obtained by ABC News. That nomination has not been yet confirmed by the Senate. For instance, federal law requires acting agency chiefs to have served under a Senate confirmed secretary for 90 days. Read More »

Body of British backpacker missing in Cambodia found

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Amelia attended a party at Police Beach on Wednesday, where she was last seen early on Thursday morning. A search team found Bambridge's body floating in the Gulf of Thailand after being alerted to it by a fisherman, authorities confirmed Thursday. Read More »

Trump says US knows who Islamic State’s new leader is

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Trump's heroic assassination of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was mourned in a Washington Post obituary as an "austere religious scholar ", has been the source of great controversy in the media establishment. Islamic State also confirmed the killing in another raid the following day of the group's previous spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir. Sales told reporters Friday that the State Department was "aware of the reports that ISIS seeks vengeance for the death of Baghdadi" but ... Read More »

US Congressman Applauds Modi for 'bold' Steps in Jammu and Kashmir

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There are now nine union territories and 28 states. As per the Act, the respective UTs will have Lieutenant Governor as administrator who will be appointed by the President of India . Moreover certain portions of the region are in actual control of China. New Delhi remains totally unrepentant over its decision. India's Foreign Minister further claimed that China was illegally occupying parts of Kashmir including Ladakh and was aided by Pakistan, a long-time ally. Read More »

Trump snubs meeting with ASEAN leaders in Bangkok

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The Prime Minister's comments came as negotiators from the 10-nation ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations ) and six other countries - India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand are engaged in intense negotiations to seal the deal at a summit of the bloc in Thailand on Monday. Read More »

New York City passes bill banning foie gras

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The 200-acre Hudson Valley Foie Gras and the smaller La Belle Farm collectively raise about 350,000 birds for foie gras a year in a process that fattens the bird's liver up to 10 times its normal size. Around 1000 New York City restaurants now offer foie gras on their menus, and producers say the ban will have devastating economic impacts. "We will suffer. Read More »

Greta Thunberg Refused to Receive an Environmental Award

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Leonardo DiCaprio has met with Greta Thunberg , describing the 16-year-old activist as a "leader of our time" and revealing the pair have "made a commitment to support one another". While we await this year's crop of Halloween outfits, the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg reveals what are her plans in a hilarious post . Read More »

Future Of Relationship Between India, Germany Is Bright

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Merkel, who has a packed schedule, began her day with a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, where Modi greeted her. While addressing an audience at the Indo-German Chambers of Commerce, Merkel said she had an open discussion with Modi about problems faced by German companies and difficulties reported by small and medium enterprises to find way around the "bureaucracy labyrinth". Read More »

White House ‘Prepared’ for Trump to Be Impeached, Says Press Secretary

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The instruction to stay quiet came after White House officials had already discussed moving a rough transcript of the call into a highly classified computer server, and the instruction was delivered by Eisenberg, who would later be involved in the administration's battle to keep an explosive whistleblower complaint about the call from being shared with Congress. Read More »

No US deal: UK Brexit accord rules out trade deal with US

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Johnson, "respects [Farage] a lot", Trump added. Donald Trump has criticised Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with the European Union, saying it restricts the US's ability to do future trade with the UK. Pro-Brexit supporters protested in front of Parliament on Thursday, the day UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed the country would leave the European Union no "ifs, ands or buts". Read More »