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U.S. eyes talks with North Korea, but only if nuclear programme ends U.S. eyes talks with North Korea, but only if nuclear programme ends
- Ноября 17, 2017

The visit was part of a marathon five-nation Asia tour by the USA president aimed largely at galvanising regional opposition to the North's nuclear weapons ambitions. China usually informs other communist countries of the results of the National Congress, so the meeting may not discuss North Korea's ballistic missiles . (more...)
Twitter removes verified blue badge from far-right accounts after changing rules Twitter removes verified blue badge from far-right accounts after changing rules
- Ноября 17, 2017

According to Twitter's verification accounts section on its website, the "blue verified badge on Twitter lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic". Now some of the most well-known white nationalists have lost their Twitter bragging rights. Twitter has removed the blue verification tick from several high-profile far-right accounts, following accusations it was not doing enough to combat hate speech. (more...)
Sheriff takes down F-Trump sticker post after driver identified Sheriff takes down F-Trump sticker post after driver identified
- Ноября 17, 2017

The owner of the truck was soon revealed to be Karen Forsenca, a mother of 12 (!) who adamantly refuses to alter her vehicle. But what caused outrage was Nehls statement that per the station's prosecutor "she would accept disorderly conduct charges regarding it". (more...)
Lebanese President Accuses Saudi Arabia of Holding Hariri, His Family Lebanese President Accuses Saudi Arabia of Holding Hariri, His Family
- Ноября 16, 2017

Hariri resigned as Lebanon's prime minister on November 4 in a video broadcast from Saudi Arabia and has yet to return to Lebanon. France said earlier Wednesday that Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was to meet with Hariri on Thursday during a visit to Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage
- Ноября 16, 2017

Nearly 80 percent of eligible voters took part in the survey - a higher turnout than Britain's Brexit vote and Ireland's same-sex marriage referendum. A survey of federal politicians by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation published yesterday found that 72 per cent of the lower House of Representatives would support changes to marriage laws and in the Senate, 69 per cent would approve the changes. (more...)
Netanyahu says to continue military operation in Syria Netanyahu says to continue military operation in Syria
- Ноября 15, 2017

Israel has long accused Iran, its main enemy, of taking advantage of Syria's civil war to send its Revolutionary Guard and its Lebanese Shiite ally Hezbollah into southern Syria, close to the border with the Jewish state. In these cases, dubbed by the police "case 1,000" and "case 2,000", Netanyahu is suspected of receiving luxury gifts from Israeli-US Hollywood tycoon Arnon Milchan and allegedly making secret deals to receive favorable coverage in Yediot Aharonot, one of Israel's largest ... (more...)
Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct' Zimbabwe: Army chief accused of 'treasonable conduct'
- Ноября 15, 2017

Mnangagwa had always been tipped as Mugabe's most likely successor but has in recent months increasingly come into conflict with first lady Grace Mugabe , who is vying to replace the 93-year-old president. It comes a day after the head of the armed forces said he was prepared to "step in" to end a purge of supporters of sacked vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa . (more...)
Northern California Shooting Leaves 5 Dead, Including Attacker
- Ноября 15, 2017

The Redding Record Searchlight said among the wounded was a six-year-old who suffered two gunshot wounds and another child shot in the leg. Johnston said he was told the suspected shooter was killed by law enforcement gunfire. Several people were wounded at the school, said Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District. A semi-automatic rifle and two handguns believed to be used by the gunman, who engaged police in a shootout, have been ... (more...)
PESCO: EU paves way to defense union PESCO: EU paves way to defense union
- Ноября 14, 2017

The adoption of the Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence agreement (PESCO) comes as the British negotiate their exit from the European Union, removing London's opposition to structures that rivalled North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. (more...)
Ardern admits she may be seen as Ardern admits she may be seen as "an irritant" over Manus Island
- Ноября 14, 2017

Kurdish journalist and Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani said police and immigration authorities had destroyed shelters built to provide shade and cover from the tropical sun and rain in a post on Twitter. A legal challenge to have the PNG government restore essential services to the original detention centre, on the grounds their removal breached the constitutional rights of those inside, was rejected last week . (more...)
United States hate crimes rise for second straight year United States hate crimes rise for second straight year
- Ноября 14, 2017

Crimes were also committed against victims due to their religion or sexual orientation . Going forward . The FBI, through its UCR Program, will continue to collect and disseminate information on hate crime-as a means to educate and increase awareness of these types of crimes for the public as well as for law enforcement, government, community leaders, civic organizations, and researchers around the country. (more...)
Israel shoots down Syrian drone approaching Golan Heights Israel shoots down Syrian drone approaching Golan Heights
- Ноября 13, 2017

The Russian and Turkish presidents have also met before for the same objective. The final outcome of the negotiations, which are led by the Russians and the United Nations envoy, aims to suspend the direct fighting between the different parties in Syria. (more...)
Boston shatters 116-year cold weather record Boston shatters 116-year cold weather record
- Ноября 13, 2017

The Friday night chill was expected to give way to warmer weather over the weekend and into next week, according to the National Weather Service. The arctic blast of freezing air that sent shivers through the city on Saturday broke record low temperatures - and worse weather is on the way. (more...)
7.2 magnitude quake strikes Iran-Iraq border region - USGS 7.2 magnitude quake strikes Iran-Iraq border region - USGS
- Ноября 13, 2017

The region where the quake struck sits upon one of several major fault lines in Iran, and although that country sees quakes nearly daily, the most deadly one in recent history struck in 2003 - a 6. But governor of Qasr-e Shirin Faramarz Akbari said only two people had died in the town and 25 others were injured. Iran's IRNA news agency said water and electricity had been cut in some parts of the Western province of Kermanshah. (more...)
Saturday Night Live cold open blasts Roy Moore and Jeff Sessions Saturday Night Live cold open blasts Roy Moore and Jeff Sessions
- Ноября 13, 2017

The former judge has denied the allegations about the girl and about having pursued dates with three other teenagers when he was in his 30s. But others have said more strongly that they believe the detailed accounts of the women and acknowledge the public ridicule the accusers have faced for coming forward. (more...)
Trans-Pacific Partnership talks resume after Trudeau no-show Trans-Pacific Partnership talks resume after Trudeau no-show
- Ноября 13, 2017

New Zealand's Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker said the CPTPP's "enforcement standards for labour laws and environmental standards and the right to regulate" were the strongest "that there has ever been in a trade agreement". Some 20 provisions of the original agreement were suspended. The TPP aims to eliminate tariffs on industrial and farm products across a bloc whose trade totaled $356 billion past year. (more...)
US Air Force: Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen US Air Force: Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen
- Ноября 13, 2017

Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States, France, Britain, Russia and China - plus Germany signed the nuclear agreement on July 14, 2015 and started implementing it on January 16, 2016. Tehran expects Paris to remain "realistic, fair and farsighted" when it comes to the sensitive developments in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf regions , Qassemi underlined. (more...)
US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific
- Ноября 12, 2017

The U.S. has sent a number of its so-called strategic assets to the area - including carriers, heavy bombers and high-tech submarines - as part of a concerted push to heap pressure on North Korea to rein in its nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
White House Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Roy Moore White House Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Roy Moore
- Ноября 12, 2017

A former aide for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls for mandatory harassment training Gaming the odds of any GOP tax bill getting signed into law MORE (R-Ky.) knocked former White House strategist Stephen Bannon for his support of Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore amid new allegations that Moore made sexual advances on teenage girls. (more...)
Ex-Trump adviser investigated over alleged plot to kidnap Turkish cleric Ex-Trump adviser investigated over alleged plot to kidnap Turkish cleric
- Ноября 12, 2017

The Journal reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents asked at least four people about a December meeting in NY where Flynn and Turkish government representatives discussed removing Gulen, according to people with knowledge of the FBI's inquiries. (more...)
Woman who Wednesday her mum pleads guilty Woman who Wednesday her mum pleads guilty
- Ноября 11, 2017

Incest in the U.S. state of Oklahoma is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Misty Spann married her mother, Patricia Ann Spann, on 25 March 2015. In Oklahoma, incest is a felony, and if convicted, is punishable up to 10 years in prison. "Why she chose her daughter, I'm not sure", Smith said. (more...)
GOP leaders bolt from Senate candidate Moore after sex claim GOP leaders bolt from Senate candidate Moore after sex claim
- Ноября 11, 2017

This, even as Moore's would-be Republican colleagues have called on him to quit the race if the allegations were true. The NRSC and RNC did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment Friday. John McCain said the allegations are bad enough, and Moore should step down anyway. "The allegations against Roy Moore are deeply disturbing and disqualifying", said Arizona Sen. (more...)
The people understand what is going on, says TTV Dinakaran The people understand what is going on, says TTV Dinakaran
- Ноября 10, 2017

Searches at the Tamil language television channel, which is perceived to be politically disposed in favour of deposed AIADMK leaders VK Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran, were conducted on Thursday morning. "If the Centre thinks they can destroy us by conducting such raids, they are day-dreaming", he added. Meanwhile, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy too tried to wade into the controversy nearly claiming as if the raids were a reaction to his complaints against Sasikala made in a court but at the ... (more...)
India, Bangladesh launch cross-border passenger train service India, Bangladesh launch cross-border passenger train service
- Ноября 10, 2017

The worldwide rail Ppassenger terminus at Chitpur in Kolkata will make it possible for Indian passengers traveling to Dhaka or Khulna in Bangladesh by Maitree Express or the newly launched Bandhan Express to get immigration clearance before boarding the trains. (more...)
Trump Seeks Billions of Dollars to Counter North Korean Missiles Trump Seeks Billions of Dollars to Counter North Korean Missiles
- Ноября 10, 2017

The last time three USA carrier strike groups exercised together was in 2007, when the Nimitz, along with the John C. Stennis and Kitty Hawk carrier strike groups participated in drills near Guam. Such a move is widely interpreted as a show of force against North Korea's nuclear threats and China's assertiveness in the South China Sea. Such large-scale drills serve as a potent reminder of the U.S. (more...)
Sacked Zimbabwe VP vows to fight back Sacked Zimbabwe VP vows to fight back
- Ноября 09, 2017

President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party has expelled former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, three days after he was sacked by the Zimbabwean leader for alleged disloyalty, deceitfulness and other issues. Zimbabwe's president says he fired his longtime ally for scheming to take power, including by consulting witch doctors. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, that was the time when he reportedly "unsuccessfully attempted to wrestle power from President Mugabe soon after the ... (more...)
UK Cabinet minister under fire over secret Israel meetings UK Cabinet minister under fire over secret Israel meetings
- Ноября 09, 2017

United Kingdom ministers are required to notify the Foreign Office when conducting official business overseas, but Patel admitted that she failed to do so. On 18 September, while in New York, Patel met Yuval Rotem, an official from the Israeli foreign ministry. "I am sorry for this and I apologize for it". (more...)
U.S. administration publishes new Cuba travel restrictions
- Ноября 09, 2017

The new rules "are meant to steer economic activities away from the Cuban military, intelligence and security services ... and encourage the government to move toward greater economic freedom" for the Cuban people, according to a senior administration official, one of several authorized by the White House to brief reporters on the changes on condition of anonymity. (more...)
This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia
- Ноября 09, 2017

Ms Roem championed gay, transgender and immigrant rights during her campaign, but the race mostly focused on the state's transport infrastructure. She declares to have "the public policy knowledge, the local roots, and the innovative ideas" to effectively represent the district "while also working to make Virginia a more inclusive Commonwealth". (more...)
Fusion GPS Met With Russian Lawyer Before, After Trump Tower Meeting Fusion GPS Met With Russian Lawyer Before, After Trump Tower Meeting
- Ноября 08, 2017

The wrongdoing had been uncovered by Russian lawyer and whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky , who was beaten to death in a Russian prison in 2009 after being arrested for probing Prevezon and other companies with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. (more...)
Did Carter Page just confirm some key details from the Steele dossier? Did Carter Page just confirm some key details from the Steele dossier?
- Ноября 08, 2017

He also said he told Sam Clovis, a former co-chairman and policy adviser to Trump's campaign, about his trip. Asked about the email, Page told lawmakers he did not mean that he had met with officials, but rather had learned of their views in local media, from scholars in Russian Federation and at a public speech given by Dvorkovich at a conference where Page was also speaking.Page said he had a "brief hello" with Dvorkovich. (more...)
Paradise Papers | Queen's private estate sent millions to Bermuda and Cayman Islands Paradise Papers | Queen's private estate sent millions to Bermuda and Cayman Islands
- Ноября 08, 2017

The Queen's private estate has been revealed to have invested millions of pounds in BrightHouse the retail chain criticised for exploiting financially vulnerable people, alongside the collapsed off-license retailer Threshers. " The Queen voluntarily pays tax on any income she receives from the Duchy". "The Duchy s investment policy is based on advice and recommendations from our investment consultants and asset allocation rather than tax strategy", said Chris Adcock , the duchy's chief ... (more...)
DHS ends Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans, delays decision for Hondurans DHS ends Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans, delays decision for Hondurans
- Ноября 08, 2017

It has been repeatedly renewed since. We demand that DHS reverse their decision and keep TPS for immigrants from other countries under threat. "While it is clear that TPS protection was meant to provide refuge for people of color in Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti , their homelands have yet to reach a place of safety or economic prosperity which would make their return feasible", Eddie Carmona, director of PICO National Network's LA RED immigrant justice campaign, said in a statement. (more...)
The Fifty Shades Freed Trailer Abandons Subtlety For Straight Up Fuckin' The Fifty Shades Freed Trailer Abandons Subtlety For Straight Up Fuckin'
- Ноября 07, 2017

The erotic thriller - with all the requisite violence, kink and intrigue - comes out February 9th, 2018, just ahead of Valentine's Day. Carve out some *special time* for yourself today, because the final Fifty Shades Freed trailer is here. (more...)
North Korea's hidden Christians at risk if Trump attacks, warns tortured missionary North Korea's hidden Christians at risk if Trump attacks, warns tortured missionary
- Ноября 07, 2017

He urged Trump to pursue a peaceful solution by supporting those within North Korea to oppose Kim Jong Un . The U.S. president said he could not understand why a country of samurai warriors did not shoot down the missiles, the sources said. (more...)
Liberia Supreme Court suspends presidential run-off election Liberia Supreme Court suspends presidential run-off election
- Ноября 07, 2017

Liberia's Supreme Court halted the presidential election runoff, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, until the National Elections Commission investigates allegations of irregularities and fraud in the first round. "This is not about winning or losing, this is about a system that has held the country hostage for years", Brumskine added, following his assertion in an interview with AFP on Thursday that the NEC's commissioners should all be sacked before any new poll. (more...)
Australia turns down NZ offer to take asylum seekers barricaded inside camp Australia turns down NZ offer to take asylum seekers barricaded inside camp
- Ноября 06, 2017

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has slammed Australia for failing to even consider New Zealand's offer to resettle 150 refugees stranded on Manus Island and Nauru. Relocating the men on Manus Island is designed as a temporary measure. "At the moment hundreds of naked men are lying around me", Boochani wrote. (more...)
Jaguars stifle Bengals for second straight victory amid chippy game Jaguars stifle Bengals for second straight victory amid chippy game
- Ноября 06, 2017

After the game, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Yeldon had potentially earned more playing time, so it remains to seen which will get more touches this week. Third possession: Bortles found Lee for a 3-yard touchdown, his first score of the season, to cap an impressive 15-play, 96-yard drive. "Give me one more shot". (more...)
PM Modi calls Himachal election 'one-sided contest', alleges Congress for corruption PM Modi calls Himachal election 'one-sided contest', alleges Congress for corruption
- Ноября 06, 2017

PM Modi also took a dig at former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and said that the latter refused to combat the menace of corruption. Seeking votes for a "commoner" like Dhumal, he asked the people to vote out "royals", a reference to Singh. (more...)
United States church shooting: Donald Trump, Texas Governor offer condolences United States church shooting: Donald Trump, Texas Governor offer condolences
- Ноября 06, 2017

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted: "Keeping all harmed in Sutherland Springs in our prayers and grateful for our courageous first responders on the scene ". The shooter has been reportedly "taken down". Texas Gov. Greg Abbot said his thoughts and prayers were with the victims and that "the details of this horrific act are still under investigation". (more...)

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