Suspicious packages mailed to consulates in Australia: Man arrested

Police said it would be alleged in court that the suspect sent 38 parcels to the consulates and embassies of foreign countries including Germany, the United Kingdom and the US. The first parcel was received at the Argentinian consulate in Sydney ... More..

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Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Top justice department official Rod Rosenstein , who oversaw the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in 2016, is planning to quit, United States media reports . President Donald Trump pushed out Attorney ...More..

Suspicious packages result in evacuation of several consulates in Australia
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Suspicious packages result in evacuation of several consulates in Australia

Emergency services attended consulates across Melbourne's central busy district and the inner city. The Australian Federal Police are investigating the circumstances around the packages and are working with...More..

R144m ransom demand for missing wife of wealthy Norwegian investor
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

R144m ransom demand for missing wife of wealthy Norwegian investor

Her husband Tom Hagen , a real estate investor and owner of power facilities, is among the wealthiest people in Norway, boasting a total wealth of about $2 billion. "We have no suspects in this case", Broeske ...More..

Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’

The council of nine sultans met at the National Palace to determine who the next king will be. Malaysia's kings are usually selected on a rotational basis from amongst the country's nine monarchical heads for...More..

Backed SDF captures five ISIS fighters among them two Americans
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Backed SDF captures five ISIS fighters among them two Americans

The Pentagon said that it's unable to confirm the information but plans to investigate. Pentagon spokesman Sean Robertson told USA media: "We are aware of open source reports of reportedly American citizens...More..

British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

Analysts and military experts, who disagree with Mr Trump, have said the threat posed by Isis still remains. Those doubts come as Bolton is telling reporters that US troops will only be withdrawn from Syr...More..

Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defense secretary
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defense secretary

For instance, when Mattis was head of US Central Command, he advocated for the military to buy blood-testing products from Theranos, the board of directors of which he later became a member. "We need to control...More..

China and United States to hold trade talks in Beijing next week
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

China and United States to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

The talks are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive - Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou - in Canada on USA charges related to possible violations of trade sancti...More..

Man charged with murder in Houston girl's death
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Man charged with murder in Houston girl's death

A man has admitted to driving the vehicle from which Jazmine Barnes , 7, was fatally shot in Texas last week, according to a prosecutor at Harris County Probate Court. Multiple news outlets are reporting t...More..

by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Bolton warns Syria against use of chemical weapons

Mr Bolton said U.S. troops would remain at the critical area of al-Tanf, in southern Syria , to counter growing Iranian activity in the region. USA forces will not pull out from Syria until Turkey guarantees...More..

Pence, Senior Trump Officials to Receive Raises
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Pence, Senior Trump Officials to Receive Raises

The pending raises were a outcome of the budget impasse and government shutdown: When the budget deal lapsed, so did an existing pay freeze for senior federal officials. The executive order nixed a 2.1% acr...More..

Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks away from Russian influence
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks away from Russian influence

The ceremony formalized an October announcement to undo a connection that began in 1686. Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, and Metropolitan Epiphanius, the head of the new, independ...More..

Majority of United Kingdom conservatives reject May's Brexit deal with Brussels
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Majority of United Kingdom conservatives reject May's Brexit deal with Brussels

The BBC presenter also made a gaffe that did not go unnoticed on social media - asking the Prime Minister if she had watched "I, Daniel Craig" - before quickly correcting himself. Instead, he called for Brexit ...More..

German politicians' data published online
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

German politicians' data published online

Data records of politicians like Chancellor Merkel and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and also of journalists, musicians and television presenters have been posted online by the hackers. German cybe...More..

India dismisses Trump's jibe at Modi on Afghanistan
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

India dismisses Trump's jibe at Modi on Afghanistan

Trump's outbursts of anger over the duplicity of Pakistan's Afghan policy had suggested that Afghanistan could provide a means of solidifying the India-United States partnership. The Indian presence has le...More..

US President Trump again mocks PM Modi
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

US President Trump again mocks PM Modi

It has committed about $3 billion in assistance to Afghanistan since US-led forces toppled the Taliban regime after the September 11, 2001 attacks. "I get along very well with India and Prime Minister Mod...More..

1 dead in Sydney Scientology stabbing
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

1 dead in Sydney Scientology stabbing

Jones the stated that "on being escorted down the roadway a knife was produced and with that knife he stabbed a 24-year-old who we believe to be a Taiwanese male in the neck". "However resulting from that incid...More..

Democrat introducing impeachment measure against Trump on first day of new Congress
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Democrat introducing impeachment measure against Trump on first day of new Congress

Democrats oppose the wall and Mr Trump's funding demand. Democrats rejected the demand and parts of the federal government have been shut since December 22 because of lack of funding as a result. U.S. Rep. E...More..

Trump says looks forward to 2nd meeting with NK leader
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Trump says looks forward to 2nd meeting with NK leader

For either of these to happen, sanctions would have to be removed. In a closely watched, nationally televised annual New Year's Day speech, Kim balanced a willingness to talk with a reminder that North Korea...More..