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Trump Expected To Announce State Dept's Nauert As UN Ambassador Via Tweet

Trump Expected To Announce State Dept's Nauert As UN Ambassador Via Tweet Ms Nauert is described by USA media as an "unorthodox choice" for the role due to her little experience in government or foreign policy. Nauert would replace Nikki Haley , who is resigning at the end of the year. Trump has been known to change course on staffing decisions in the past. "Ms. Nauert has stood by the State of Israel in her previous positions, and I have no doubt that the coope... [Full Article...]

Huawei arrest and US-China trade truce, Larry Kudlow weighs in

Huawei arrest and US-China trade truce, Larry Kudlow weighs in Professor Francis Lui Ting-ming, adjunct professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, believed the U.S. was aiming to deal a blow to Huawei with Meng's arrest , because the company's 5G technology, which he described as cheaper and better quality, posed a great threat to the American innovation sector. [Full Article...]

Imran tacitly acknowledges Mumbai 26/11 attack originated from Pak soil

Imran tacitly acknowledges Mumbai 26/11 attack originated from Pak soil North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is in Afghanistan to fight against worldwide terrorism, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. Then, in 1989, when the Soviets packed up and left, the United States did too. In response to a question about the premier's recent efforts to acquire financial assistance from Saudi Arabia, UAE and China, he said that details of the agreements will be ... [Full Article...]

Trump Will Pick Heather Nauert to Be UN Ambassador

Trump Will Pick Heather Nauert to Be UN Ambassador She had served as the State Department spokesman and was promoted in March to acting under secretary of state for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Barred from traveling with Tillerson, she embarked on her own overseas trips, visiting Bangladesh and Myanmar previous year to see the plight of Rohingya Muslims, and then Israel after a planned stop in Syria was scrapped. [Full Article...]

Brian Mulroney remembers George HW Bush as 'a great friend of Canada'

Brian Mulroney remembers George HW Bush as 'a great friend of Canada' Bush was a foreign policy pragmatist who led the United States through the turbulent but largely peaceful end of the Cold War and the fall of the Soviet Union , which culminated in 1991 with its break-up. Bush", Mr. Museveni twitted. The Obamas, in a statement, said Bush's life was "a testament to the notion that public service is a noble, joyous calling". [Full Article...]

George Bush Sneaks Michelle Obama Candy at Father's Funeral

George Bush Sneaks Michelle Obama Candy at Father's Funeral Bush, who died last Friday in Texas at the age of 94. Vice-President Mike Pence and Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell also spoke. "He taught us public service was noble and necessary", his son and the 43rd president, George W. Although Mr Bush's funeral services are suffused with the pomp afforded to U.S. presidents, by his choice they will not include a formal funeral procession throug... [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Turkey issues arrest warrant for Saudi prince allies

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Turkey issues arrest warrant for Saudi prince allies However US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said he had " zero question in my mind " that Prince Mohammed directed the killing after an hour-long briefing to a small group of senators by Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel . [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Blames Twitter For His Internet Ignorance

Rudy Giuliani Blames Twitter For His Internet Ignorance But last night Giuliani made a decision to take the nonsense to extreme levels of nonsense, accusing "cardcarrying anti-Trumpers" at Twitter of allowing "someone to invade " his tweet to insert that link. Rather, Giuliani accidentally activated an automated Twitter feature that applies to everyone's tweets, whether they're liberal or conservative. Twitter categorically denies shadow ba... [Full Article...]

U.S. Military Personnel Missing After 'Mishap' Off Coast Of Japan

U.S. Military Personnel Missing After 'Mishap' Off Coast Of Japan Search and rescue efforts were ongoing, U.S. and Japanese officials said. Of the seven crew members on board the planes - five on the KC-130 and two on the F/A-18 - only one has been found so far. U.S. media say the two planes crashed during midair refuelling but this has not been officially confirmed. Reports on Twitter indicate that two USA military aircraft have crashed during a midair refu... [Full Article...]

Azov Sea, Kerch Strait: Evolution of Their Purported Legal Status (Part One)

Azov Sea, Kerch Strait: Evolution of Their Purported Legal Status (Part One) Kyiv says the sailors did nothing wrong, and its ships have the right to pass through the strait to reach Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov. Polygraph.info reached out to Omelyan for comment on November 30. The Azov Sea is world's most shallow sea. All three Ukrainian ships were detained in the Black Sea. The official told reporters Tuesday that during a North Atlantic Council meeting on Bl... [Full Article...]

Mattis: Putin tried to 'muck around' in U.S. midterm elections

Mattis: Putin tried to 'muck around' in U.S. midterm elections The remarks by Mattis at a security forum in California came a day after President Donald Trump held informal talks with Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 industrialized nations meeting in Argentina. Notably calling President Vladimir Putin out by name, Mattis said that Putin's actions have become a catalyst for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to "rearm and to strengthen" on... [Full Article...]

CIA Director Gina Haspel To Brief Senators On Jamal Khashoggi Killing

CIA Director Gina Haspel To Brief Senators On Jamal Khashoggi Killing Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said there are still ongoing negotiations over amendments to the resolution. In his bid to pressure the Trump administration to condemn the Crown Prince, Senator Graham said there may not be a "smoking gun", but that there was a "smoking saw", a reference to a bone saw that investigators said was used to cut up Khashoggi's body... [Full Article...]

Israel launches operation to thwart Hizbollah tunnels from Lebanon

Israel launches operation to thwart Hizbollah tunnels from Lebanon Israel released video footage of digging and pile-driving equipment at work in unidentified locations, carrying out what it said were "tactical preparations to expose Hezbollah's offensive cross-border tunnel project". "The digging of tunnels constitutes a blatant violation of Israeli sovereignty", IDF Brig. The Lebanese military issued a statement saying the situation on the Lebanese side of ... [Full Article...]

Government found in contempt of parliament and must publish Brexit legal advice

Government found in contempt of parliament and must publish Brexit legal advice The government had previously published a summary of its legal advice, a move that was heavily criticized by MPs and led to the launch of contempt proceedings by six opposition parties. Mrs May said Britain will leave regardless of any future decision by the EU's top court and that the choice is between her deal or no deal. Chris Leslie, the Labour backbencher backing the amendment, said: "MPs... [Full Article...]

Bush’s service dog honors the late president

Bush’s service dog honors the late president Some of the agents will also act as honorary pallbearers in Texas at the funeral home and Ellington Field, where Bush will begin his final flight back to Washington, DC. America's VetDogs said the Labrador would join the Walter Reed General Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, where he would assist with "physical and occupational therapy to wounded soldiers and active duty personnel during their jou... [Full Article...]

Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George H.W. Bush

Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George H.W. Bush There is little love lost between the leading Republican families: in a book published a year ago, George HW Bush called Trump "a blowhard ... driven by a certain ego". (AAP) President George H.W. Bush receives applause from Vice President Dan Quayle, left, and House Speaker Thomas Foley prior to delivering his first State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington in 1990. [Full Article...]

7.0 magnitude natural disaster triggers Tsunami warning in Alaska

7.0 magnitude natural disaster triggers Tsunami warning in Alaska Videos before and after the quake struck show people inside a courtroom ducking under tables for cover and also show the destruction to a local TV station. A ground stop held up flights coming into Anchorage's global airport. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin released a statement that her "family is intact" but her " house is not ". [Full Article...]

Cameramen compete to take Crown Prince's pictures at G20

Cameramen compete to take Crown Prince's pictures at G20 Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman embraced each other like long lost brothers at the G20 summit today. Khashoggi's killing has put mounting pressure on Riyadh and MBS, who Turkish officials - and reportedly the Central Intelligence Agency - have concluded was behind the critic's death. [Full Article...]

George HW Bush passes away at 94

George HW Bush passes away at 94 Camera IconThis file photo provided by Office of George H.W. Bush shows a photo of former President George H.W. Bush that was tweeted on Friday, June 1, 2018, from his hospital bed while reading a book about himself and his late wife in Biddeford, Maine. [Full Article...]

Lion Air Pilots Had Tried To Counteract Faulty Feature Before Fatal Crash

Lion Air Pilots Had Tried To Counteract Faulty Feature Before Fatal Crash As for the potentially malfunctioning sensor, the doomed plane had experienced incorrect data readings on its three previous flights-even after the sensor was replaced, CBS News reports. The report by Indonesia's safety commission did not draw conclusions about why the crew lost control of the plane, but it repeated earlier recommendations that pilots be better versed in emergency procedures and... [Full Article...]


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