USA cyber officials threaten European Union allies over Huawei 5G infrastructure

His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China's Huawei to build the United Kingdom 5G network, according to media reports last week. Huawei denies all allegations, saying they are completely unfounded. Monday ... More..

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United States envoy to Sri Lanka claims threat is real
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

United States envoy to Sri Lanka claims threat is real

The country said the hijab and Chador - which do not cover the face - are exempt from the ban. While Islamic State has claimed responsibility , Sri Lankan police have in recent days raided the headquarte...More..

Xi congratulates Japan's new emperor on ascension to the throne
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Xi congratulates Japan's new emperor on ascension to the throne

Naruhito, the first emperor born after World War Two and the first to be raised exclusively by his parents, said on his birthday in February that succeeding his father "makes me solemn". Palace watchers say he ...More..

Trump calls for asylum-seekers to pay fees, proposing new restrictions
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Trump calls for asylum-seekers to pay fees, proposing new restrictions

But immigrant advocates say the Trump administration's efforts to restrict asylum protections harms people legitimately seeking refuge from violence and persecution. Trump derided the current immigration laws...More..

ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in propaganda video
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in propaganda video

The propaganda video of the Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was released in an attempt to convince Isis followers that the elusive leader remained in control of the global terror group and unfaz...More..

UNSC lists Masood Azhar as terrorist, places immediate sanctions
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

UNSC lists Masood Azhar as terrorist, places immediate sanctions

The development also angered the USA and its allies, which circulated a draft resolution on listing Azhar among the UN Security Council's members to force China's hand. India had been pushing for the move for...More..

Attorney General Barr defends Mueller report handling amid furore
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Attorney General Barr defends Mueller report handling amid furore

The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to question Barr on Thursday, though the attorney general has been in negotiations with Democrats leading the committee over the format. But Barr sought to minimize th...More..

White House Moves to Designate Egypt's 'Muslim Brotherhood' a 'Foreign Terror Organization'
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

White House Moves to Designate Egypt's 'Muslim Brotherhood' a 'Foreign Terror Organization'

United States President Donald Trump shakes hands with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt. President Trump moved to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terror group following a visit from the preside...More..

FAA 'considered grounding' Boeing 737 Max planes
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

FAA 'considered grounding' Boeing 737 Max planes

Whistleblowers have reportedly separately claimed that FAA inspectors who approved the 737 Max line were not properly trained and did not possess the required certifications. Mr Muilenburg said that the MCAS ...More..

Trump, top Democrats agree on goal of crafting $3t infrastructure plan
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Trump, top Democrats agree on goal of crafting $3t infrastructure plan

A White House summary of the meeting, however, made no mention of how much infrastructure spending the president agreed to support. In March of a year ago, Senate Democrats floated the idea of a $1 trillion...More..

Justine Damond: US policeman guilty of Australian's murder
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Justine Damond: US policeman guilty of Australian's murder

He was found not guilty of a 2nd degree murder. Prosecutors countered that the thump was a story made up later and that Ruszczyk, approaching the squad in her pajamas that night, could not have been considere...More..

3 shot on UNC Charlotte campus; shooter in custody
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

3 shot on UNC Charlotte campus; shooter in custody

The school is located ten miles northeast of downtown Charlotte . Video posted to twitter by Jordan Pearce, a student, showed people fleeing a campus library as police sprinted toward the building. "Secure y...More..

Nadler Threatens Barr With Subpoena Over Dispute Regarding Hearing Rules
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Nadler Threatens Barr With Subpoena Over Dispute Regarding Hearing Rules

Nadler wanted each member of the Committee to have five minutes each to ask Barr whatever questions they saw fit in relation to the redacted areas of the Mueller report . "He also has objected to holding a c...More..

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar Dies Early Sunday
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar Dies Early Sunday

I'm not sure we will ever see another Richard Lugar , but I pray that we do. Prior to being elected to the U.S. Senate in 1976, Lugar was a two-term mayor of Indianapolis . We are deeply saddened about the ...More..

Beluga Whale Found With Mysterious Harness Is Charming and Confounding These Norwegians
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Beluga Whale Found With Mysterious Harness Is Charming and Confounding These Norwegians

On Friday, fisherman Joar Hesten, aided by Mr Ree Wiig , jumped into the frigid water to remove the harness. Martin Biuw of Norway's Institute of Marine Research reportedly told local outlet NRK , "If...More..

Spanish election sees socialists prevail; right-wing Vox gains foothold
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Spanish election sees socialists prevail; right-wing Vox gains foothold

With his Socialist Party holding 123 seats in the 350-seat lower chamber of parliament, up from 85 previously, he will have to forge alliances to remain in power. If Mr. Sanchez allies with Podemos, he woul...More..

Authorities thwart terror plot in California
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Authorities thwart terror plot in California

Authorities added that after Domingo considered attacks targeting "Jews, churches and police officers", he chose to detonate an improvised explosive device at the Long Beach rally, which police said was called...More..

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms

The closing of all of Sri Lanka's Catholic churches - an extraordinary measure unheard of in the church's centuries on this island off the southern tip of India - came after local officials and the US Embassy...More..

Trump meets with Japan's Abe on trade
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Trump meets with Japan's Abe on trade

President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade talks. "It's an important opportunity for the leaders to...More..

Sri Lankan Catholics mark 1 week since Easter Sunday attacks
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Sri Lankan Catholics mark 1 week since Easter Sunday attacks

Almost 1,600 refugees from about 15 countries, mostly from Pakistan, are facing threats and have been attacked in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday bombings which killed over 250 people, an official said ...More..

Four dead after construction crane collapses onto busy Seattle street
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Four dead after construction crane collapses onto busy Seattle street

The four were dead by the time firefighters got to the scene, the Seattle Fire Department said . The names of the victims have not been released. None of them have life-threatening injuries, she said. Th...More..

Canada's Montreal Declares Emergency over Flooding
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Canada's Montreal Declares Emergency over Flooding

Millions of sandbags have been distributed across the Ottawa-Gatineau area's riverside communities, with the military expected to start helping residents in Clarence-Rockland, Ont., just east of Ottawa, today. ...More..

Majority of Americans oppose impeachment, poll shows
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Majority of Americans oppose impeachment, poll shows

The report mentioned an incident in June 2017, when Trump called McGahn to say the White House counsel should direct Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was overseeing the special counsel's probe, to ...More..

Judges: Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Judges: Michigan must redraw congressional, legislative maps

Thirty-four of Michigan's congressional and legislative districts need to be re-drawn for the 2020 election, according to three judges who ruled on a gerrymandering case Thursday. Two of the three retired juris...More..

Trump voices appreciation of Putin's remarks on DPRK
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Trump voices appreciation of Putin's remarks on DPRK

The North Korean leader invited Putin to visit North Korea "at a convenient time" and the invitation was "readily accepted", KCNA said . "North Korea needs guarantees of security and preservation of sover...More..