Vietnamese women accused in murder of Kim Jong-nam freed

The women's lawyers presented them as scapegoats and said the real masterminds were four North Koreans accused alongside them, who fled Malaysia shortly after the murder. Assistant Secretary of State Evans Revere told CNN . In a letter shared by H... More..

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Europeans concern as USA lets Iran oil trade wavers expire
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Europeans concern as USA lets Iran oil trade wavers expire

The move comes amid growing Iranian frustration with the nuclear deal, with which United Nations inspectors say Tehran is complying but which has not led to a promised economic boom, with the Trump administrati...More..

Cross-party Brexit deal must be binding, Rory Stewart warns
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Cross-party Brexit deal must be binding, Rory Stewart warns

Euroskeptic lawmaker John Redwood tweeted on Sunday that a cross-party agreement that amounted to staying in the bloc was "the last thing we need". "We've got to be a broad party". "I would love between now a...More..

Playing chicken with Trump's attorney general
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Playing chicken with Trump's attorney general

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Friday at the White House: "'Not a single Democrat has yet to go read the less-redacted version of the report". Jerrold Nadler , the chairman of the Hous...More..

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy

Moore has gone on television interview programs to answer attacks about his past writings and White House officials have come to his defense. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa hardened her opposition after the emerg...More..

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Resigns

C" Guyton, a respected community organizer featured in "Charm City", a recent documentary about Baltimore shot amid its ongoing scourge of intense violence. The lawyer for Baltimore's mayor scheduled an annou...More..

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn crowned as divine monarch
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn crowned as divine monarch

The king of Thailand has turned the deputy head of his personal security detail into a queen by marrying her . Xi wished prosperity for Thailand and happy and healthy lives for the Thai people. "This cer...More..

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Cyclone Fani, the most powerful storm to hit India in 20 years

India Meteorological Department or IMD, however, says the storm may emerge into Bangladesh on Friday evening with wind speed 70-80kmph gusting to 90kmph. Neighboring West Bengal also planned to shut down the...More..

Rep. Nadler Threatens to Hold Barr in Contempt
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Rep. Nadler Threatens to Hold Barr in Contempt

The President suggested Thursday on Fox News that he does not think his former White House counsel should testify. "We can not - we simply can not - have a presidency that is run as if it were a king or a d...More..

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists

According to USA Today , Thursday, the the social media giant announced that it had elected to ban several high-profile accounts and people from its platform that they deemed polarizing, including the head o...More..

Rockets from Gaza intercepted over Israeli city, prompting airstrikes
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Rockets from Gaza intercepted over Israeli city, prompting airstrikes

There were no reports of Israeli casualties as numerous rockets were intercepted and alerts sent residents running to their shelters. A retaliatory Israeli air strike then killed two fighters from Hamas. At l...More..

Brexit blamed for Tory losses in Eden elections
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Brexit blamed for Tory losses in Eden elections

This now puts the council make-up as: 17 independents, 11 Conservatives, three Labour, two Lib Dems, two Greens and one non-aligned. But Labour lost overall control of the council in spectacular style due to ...More..

Gavin Williamson sacking: Former defence minister call for police probe
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Gavin Williamson sacking: Former defence minister call for police probe

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been sacked from the British government after having leaked the news that Blighty isn't completely banning Huawei from its 5G networks . At 42, Williamson was Brita...More..

Judge allows lawsuit against Trump over earnings to move on
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Judge allows lawsuit against Trump over earnings to move on

Last week, Trump vowed to fight "all the subpoenas" issued by House Democrats investigating his administration, and Attorney General William Barr refused to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on ...More..

Nancy Pelosi accuses AG William Barr of lying to Congress
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Nancy Pelosi accuses AG William Barr of lying to Congress

Those moves are likely to prompt a vote on holding Barr in contempt, and possibly the issuance of subpoenas - bringing House Democrats and the Trump administration closer to a prolonged battle in court. But...More..

Dems threaten Barr anew with contempt over Mueller report
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Dems threaten Barr anew with contempt over Mueller report

Democrats were outraged, with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y. threatening to hold him in contempt of Congress. "The failure of Attorney-General Barr to come to the hearing today is sim...More..

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog

India has also blamed JeM for an attack on an airbase near the Pakistani border in January 2016, which left three security forces dead. Earlier, the proposal was being blocked by China , which lifted its "t...More..

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan,
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, "InfoWars" Alex Jones For Being "Dangerous"

President Donald Trump, at the Watergate Hotel, on November 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Jones's organization Infowars was also banned by Facebook . In March, Facebook said it's banning white nationalist a...More..

Julian Assange gets 50 weeks' porridge for breaching bail
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Julian Assange gets 50 weeks' porridge for breaching bail

The 47-year-old had been holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 as he sought to escape questioning in a Swedish sexual-assault case. On 2 May, there will be a hearing in London's Westminster Ma...More..

780000 evacuated in India ahead of fierce tropical cyclone Fani
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

780000 evacuated in India ahead of fierce tropical cyclone Fani

What is expected to be India's strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in almost five years is barreling towards 100 million people on the east coast, causing officials to begin emergency evacuations. Person...More..

Key takeaways from AG Barr's testimony, Mueller's letter
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Key takeaways from AG Barr's testimony, Mueller's letter

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released a letter from Mueller dated March 27 that expressed his concerns about public confusion over the report following Barr's summary letter to Congress . Richa...More..

One Nation's Steve Dickson resigns over strip club footage
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

One Nation's Steve Dickson resigns over strip club footage

The footage - shot by Al Jazeera in an undercover investigation - shows Dickson referring to once dancer as a "bitch", ordering another woman to touch his genitals and suggesting he has had sexual intercourse...More..

Campus Shooting Victim Called A Hero For Tackling Gunman
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Campus Shooting Victim Called A Hero For Tackling Gunman

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said the authorities were still trying to find a motive for Tuesday's attack at the University of North Carolina . "I will not be able to perform or even make i...More..

Naxals blow up police vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, 16 dead
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Naxals blow up police vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, 16 dead

Gadchiroli: Fifteen policemen and their driver were killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli today after a powerful explosion, set off by Maoists, blew up their vehicle. While the blast occurred around 12.30 pm, ...More..

U.S. Fed sees no strong case for hiking or cutting rates
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

U.S. Fed sees no strong case for hiking or cutting rates

But many market watchers suspect that Trump's pressure a year ago played a role in getting the Fed to back off its policy of gradual rate hikes in favor of its current patient stance. That's spurred some specul...More..