Pence says South China Sea doesn't belong to any one nation

In recent months, the US Navy has upped the frequency of its Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPs) in the South China Sea. The two countries have been involved in an escalating trade war this year, imposing tariffs on hundreds of billions of ... More..

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Macron - Trump:
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Macron - Trump: "France is not a vassal and ally"

The tweets underscored tensions between the once-chummy leaders and displayed Trump's irritation over criticism of how he acted in France. He dismissed Trump's comments as an attempt to drum up support ...More..

Trump calls Khashoggi recording 'a suffering tape', doesn't want to hear it
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Trump calls Khashoggi recording 'a suffering tape', doesn't want to hear it

The CIA has determined that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi , according to a report from The Washington Post . The president added, "He told me that h...More..

President Trump confirms he has answered questions for Mueller probe
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

President Trump confirms he has answered questions for Mueller probe

On Thursday, he took to Twitter to describe Mr Mueller as "conflicted", called the investigation "absolutely nuts", adding that those involved in the long-running probe "are a disgrace to our nation". Another...More..

Scientists vote to redefine the kilogram in France
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Scientists vote to redefine the kilogram in France

Save for a few archaic holdouts who still measure things by sheep intestines and cow brains, the entire world has standardized on this system, so that regardless of where you are, things innately make sense. Th...More..

Number Missing in Fire Jumps Dramatically
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Number Missing in Fire Jumps Dramatically

Numerous missing are elderly, according to the list released by county officials. "There are.so many ways that can go wrong, in the warning, the modes of getting the message out, the confusion. "I'm so gratef...More..

Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump

Florida produced some of the nation's closest results in the November 6 midterm elections, including DeSantis's apparent narrow victory over Gillum. 'He will be a strong Democrat warrior long into the future - ...More..

Abrams says she can’t win Georgia governor’s race
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Abrams says she can’t win Georgia governor’s race

In a statement, Kemp said, "Moments ago, Stacey Abrams conceded the race and officially ended her campaign for governor". The Democrat was considering a long-shot legal challenge under a law that allows l...More..

Discovered San Juan Sub Deformed With Signs of Explosion - Argentine Navy Chief
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Discovered San Juan Sub Deformed With Signs of Explosion - Argentine Navy Chief

Argentina has one of the lowest per capita military budgets in the region, and some family members of the missing crew have blamed the government for underfunding the Navy, Reuters wrote. The vessel disappeare...More..

Xi, Pence spar over trade, development issues at Apec meet
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Xi, Pence spar over trade, development issues at Apec meet

Vice President Mike Pence speaks Saturday at the APEC CEO Summit at the Pacific Explorer cruise ship docked in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. US President Donald Trump has placed tariffs on hundreds of bill...More..

At Least 63 Dead and 630 Missing
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

At Least 63 Dead and 630 Missing

But he said some of those unaccounted for may never be identified. In a separate interview with Bloomberg late Thursday, Picker said "it's not good policy to have utilities unable to finance the services an...More..

150 killed in battle for Yemen's Hodeida as global alarm grows
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

150 killed in battle for Yemen's Hodeida as global alarm grows

A military official in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died, without giving further details. "Coalition forces will now permit the United Nations to oversee a Houthi medical evacuation, including up t...More..

Julian Assange: Court blunder shows ‘US preparing to issue CHARGES’
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Julian Assange: Court blunder shows ‘US preparing to issue CHARGES’

Although Wikileaks isn't convinced and believes there are secret charges against Julian, prepared by the US. The filing is unrelated to Assange; documents in a case pertaining to sex crimes charges agai...More..

Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya

She also drop a few details about what life was like in the White House , including her dogs' work schedules and - perhaps most surprisingly - the fact that they still had to pay for all the food they ordered ...More..

Fischer loses Senate Republican leadership contest | Nebraska
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Fischer loses Senate Republican leadership contest | Nebraska

Tom Cole of Oklahoma. Louisiana Republican Steve Scalise-unanimously elected Wednesday to continue as the GOP whip in the next Congress-had been prepared to launch his own bid for speaker if McCarthy were t...More..

White House says it will ‘temporarily’ reinstate CNN reporter’s pass
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

White House says it will ‘temporarily’ reinstate CNN reporter’s pass

While the judge didn't rule on the underlying case , he signaled they were likely to prevail in their claims . Acosta spoke briefly outside the court and thanked his colleagues in the press who supported ...More..

Facebook's Use Of Smear Merchants Is The Norm, Not The Exception
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Facebook's Use Of Smear Merchants Is The Norm, Not The Exception

In the blog post Thursday, Facebook said there were "a number of innacuracies" in the article and said that while it did hire Definers to look into who funded an anti-Facebook group, "To suggest that thi...More..

Trump's new acting attorney general letting Mueller probe go on
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump's new acting attorney general letting Mueller probe go on

Acting U.S. attorney general (AG) Matthew G. Whitaker has come under fire for his association with an allegedly fraudulent patent company that involved cryptocurrency, U.S. Congressional Democrats on Thursday d...More..

North Korea state media says Kim inspects testing of ‘tactical’ weapon: Yonhap
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

North Korea state media says Kim inspects testing of ‘tactical’ weapon: Yonhap

It's the first publicly known field inspection of a weapons test by Kim Jong Un since he observed the testing of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile in November of previous year, according to So...More..

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case

Chief prosecutor Saud Al-Mojeb said that of the 21 people in custody, 11 have been indicted and referred to trial, and that he would seek the death penalty against five of the suspects. That stance was reiterat...More..

Ben McAdams joins 16 fellow Democrats opposing Nancy Pelosi for speaker
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Ben McAdams joins 16 fellow Democrats opposing Nancy Pelosi for speaker

Asked whether she thought critics opposing her for speaker might be sexist, Pelosi responded , "You'd have to ask those people what their motivation is". Fudge said of Pelosi. On Thursday, Rep. Karen Bass, D...More..

US Expresses Discontent over Report on N. Korean Missile Bases
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

US Expresses Discontent over Report on N. Korean Missile Bases

What happens when he is done "perfecting" the missiles he needs to deliver the nuclear weapons he is promising to dismantle? This report by Beyond Parallel just days after North Korea called off a new round...More..

Couple, homeless man charged with faking story that earned $400K in donations
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Couple, homeless man charged with faking story that earned $400K in donations

The entire campaign was predicated on a lie", the prosecutor said, adding that less than an hour after posting the GoFundMe page, McClure texted a friend that the story was fake. They deliberately prevented...More..

Schumer Called on Republicans to End ‘Futile’ Recount Efforts in 2006 — FLASHBACK
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Schumer Called on Republicans to End ‘Futile’ Recount Efforts in 2006 — FLASHBACK

Memories of butterfly ballots and "hanging chads" in the 2000 election, and a recount which ultimately delivered George W Bush the presidency, are still fresh in many minds. The machine recount itself will be t...More..

Northern California fires death toll now at 48; many still missing
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Northern California fires death toll now at 48; many still missing

President Donald Trump, who drew criticism over the weekend for erroneously blaming the fires on "gross mismanagement" of forests, approved California Governor Jerry Brown's request for a major disaster dec...More..