Trudeau 'very concerned' over third Canadian detained in China

This TV image provided by CTV to AFP shows Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as she exits the court registry following the bail hearing at British Columbia Superior Courts in Vancouver , British Columbia, Dec. Czech Republic... More..

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Two Former Michael Flynn Associates Indicted in Turkish Lobbying Investigation
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Two Former Michael Flynn Associates Indicted in Turkish Lobbying Investigation

On Monday, Kian , a former Trump transition official whose full name is Bijan Rafiekian , made a brief appearance in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia . On July 27, 2016, according to the indictment, ...More..

New Russian Barracks on Disputed Islands Draws Protest From Japan
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

New Russian Barracks on Disputed Islands Draws Protest From Japan

However, he added, Japan is not ready to do that. Visitors look at a US stealth aircraft F-35B and F-35 Lightning II during an air show at the Japan Air Self-Defense Forces Misawa airbase in Aomori prefecture...More..

Donald Trump Defends Disgraced Trump Foundation's 'Great Work'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Donald Trump Defends Disgraced Trump Foundation's 'Great Work'

Trump bemoaned on Twitter that he was "getting slammed by [Governor of New York Andrew] Cuomo and the Dems" in a civil lawsuit against his personal charity, the Trump Foundation . There was that political ...More..

Syria conflict: United States 'planning immediate withdrawal of troops'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Syria conflict: United States 'planning immediate withdrawal of troops'

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jamie Jarrard (L), thanks Manbij Military Council commander Muhammed Abu Adeel during a visit to a small outpost near the town of Manbij, northern Syria, Feb. Israel will learn of the time...More..

Saudis reject Senate's rebuke of crown prince in Khashoggi killing
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Saudis reject Senate's rebuke of crown prince in Khashoggi killing

In addition to the Khashoggi vote on Thursday, the upper house of the US Congress also passed the resolution ordering the US to cease cooperation with the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen that has de...More..

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

The report, seen by the Washington Post , found that Russians at the "Internet Research Agency" divided Americans into interest groups and targeted them across social media, posting on smaller sites like Tumb...More..

Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall

However, the White House appeared to back down from that position Tuesday indicating that they are exploring other ways to fund the border wall . The Food and Drug Administration, whose funding would expir...More..

Chicago Police Officers Struck And Killed By Passing Train
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Chicago Police Officers Struck And Killed By Passing Train

At 6:20 p.m. Monday, two Chicago police officers chasing an armed suspect on foot were struck by the Shore Shore Line's eastbound train No. 119, according to Metra spokeswoman Sylvia Cooper. He said a weapon ...More..

Egypt reveals 'one of a kind' tomb
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Egypt reveals 'one of a kind' tomb

The tomb was found at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara and dates back to the Fifth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom. Archaeologists removed the last layer of rubble and debris from the tomb on Thursday and entered...More..

United Nations peacekeepers say two tunnels at Israel border breached United Nations resolution
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

United Nations peacekeepers say two tunnels at Israel border breached United Nations resolution

Russian Federation has reportedly demanded that the Lebanese army take action against a network of Hezbollah tunnels revealed by Israel in recent weeks as part of a large-scale operation to thwart and destroy t...More..

Orthodox Patriarch welcomes Ukraine's independent church
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Orthodox Patriarch welcomes Ukraine's independent church

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov referred to Poroshenko's efforts to establish the independent church as a "gross interference of the government in the affairs of the church". The Orthodox Church in Ukr...More..

James Comey to testify again before House Judiciary Committee
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

James Comey to testify again before House Judiciary Committee

Mr Comey spoke after his second closed-door testimony in a week during which he was quizzed on his oversight of an investigation into the mishandling of sensitive emails by Mr Trump's 2016 rival Hillary Clinto...More..

James Comey Rips Trump for 'Lying' About Cohen Raid
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

James Comey Rips Trump for 'Lying' About Cohen Raid

The initials DNC refers to the Democratic National Committee and "Crooked" is one of Trump's favourite expressions for former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, whom he defeated in the 2016 electi...More..

Trump's Claim That 'Mexico Is Paying for the Wall!' Leaves Experts Stumped
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump's Claim That 'Mexico Is Paying for the Wall!' Leaves Experts Stumped

President Trump set the tone of the meeting, and it was decidedly cordial, saying it was a great honor to have Pelosi and Schumer there and acknowledging that they've worked very hard on various bipartisan init...More..

Ryan Zinke to Resign as Interior Secretary
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Ryan Zinke to Resign as Interior Secretary

Mr Trump thanked the controversial congressman on Twitter. He also proposed a massive overhaul that would have moved decision-making out of Washington, relocating headquarters staff to Western states at a cost ...More..

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

Mulvaney has already held two jobs in the administration. He is a master craftsman who has learned the ropes as member of Congress and in handling one of the most complicated jobs in government. If they can not...More..

Dozens injured in Japan restaurant blast
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Dozens injured in Japan restaurant blast

The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Meanwhile, Laurel expressed the Embassy's sympathies to those who were affected by the explosion through a letter to Hokkaido Gov. "The ce...More..

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israeli capital
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israeli capital

The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Opposition Labor party leader Bill Shorten said he would reverse the decision if he won next ...More..

Stephen Miller: Donald Trump Will 'Absolutely' Shut Down Government Over Border Wall
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Stephen Miller: Donald Trump Will 'Absolutely' Shut Down Government Over Border Wall

When pressed on if they would be willing to go into a government shutdown over funding, Miller said , "absolutely". Stephen Miller , a White House senior adviser who has pushed draconian and punitive measur...More..

Tony Blair describes Theresa May as 'irresponsible' as public Brexit feud escalates
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Tony Blair describes Theresa May as 'irresponsible' as public Brexit feud escalates

Sam Gyimah, the universities minister who resigned his post in protest at Theresa May's Brexit deal last month , says he has discussed a second referendum with cabinet ministers. "My call is for Europe as well...More..

Hamas chief praises West Bank 'resistance' after deadly attacks
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Hamas chief praises West Bank 'resistance' after deadly attacks

The bill was proposed by Jewish Home Party Head and Education Minister Naftali Bennett together with MK Moti Yogev, also of the Jewish Home party. Although "much more assistance is needed", McGoldrick said, t...More..

Brexit: European Union leaders reject Theresa May’s bid to renegotiate deal
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Brexit: European Union leaders reject Theresa May’s bid to renegotiate deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May walks by the Union flag and the EU flag as she departs a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Dec. 14, 2018. But that has failed to satisfy critics of May's plan, w...More..

European Union ramp up no-deal plans amid deep freeze in Brexit talks
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

European Union ramp up no-deal plans amid deep freeze in Brexit talks

After a tumultuous week in which she survived a confidence vote and sought last-minute changes to a Brexit agreement reached with Brussels last month, May faces deadlock over her deal in the deeply divided Pa...More..

DOJ’s Sally Yates Was Upset With FBI For Interviewing Michael Flynn
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

DOJ’s Sally Yates Was Upset With FBI For Interviewing Michael Flynn

The disagreement is unlikely to affect Flynn's chances for probation, but it's attracted the attention of President Donald Trump , who said this week that Flynn did not lie despite having fired him almost ...More..