Trump Threatens To Close Border If Democrats Won’t Give Him Wall

Several senior Democratic congressional aides contacted Thursday evening were taken aback by the White House's contention that it put new talks on the table before the House and Senate announced plans to essentially punt any resolution to the partial... More..

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Nawaz sentenced to prison in Al-Azizia, acquitted in Flagship reference
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Nawaz sentenced to prison in Al-Azizia, acquitted in Flagship reference

Former Air Force chief SP Tyagi, who is one of the accused in the VVIP chopper case, can travel overseas, a Delhi court said today. "According to the prosecution, the Sharif family failed to justify the sou...More..

Trump misleads about military pay raises again
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump misleads about military pay raises again

The White House and military officials have said the hats were brought along by troops and not distributed by the president's team, but McCaffrey dismissed the suggestion. No policy violations have been broug...More..

Trump slams Democrats for dragging out government shutdown
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump slams Democrats for dragging out government shutdown

Meanwhile, the lead negotiators for the Democrats: Sen. "The president has made clear that any bill to fund the government must adequately fund border security to stop the flow of illegal drugs, criminals...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

No aliens: New York transformer explosion lights sky, knocks power

A power outage at LaGuardia Airport, which is located in Queens, prompted flight cancellations, the NY affiliate of NBC reported earlier on Thursday. Thankfully, no one was hurt in the explosion and there wa...More..

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

While the storm is forecast to bring drenching rain and localized flooding in the swath from Kansas City, Missouri, to Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; St. By Thursday night, however, temperatures will start ...More..

Use Christmas To Embrace Jesus Christ - CACI | Social
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Use Christmas To Embrace Jesus Christ - CACI | Social

President Arif Alvi in his message has extended warmest greetings to Christian brethren in Pakistan on the joyous occasion of Christmas and has commended honest efforts of the Christian community for the soci...More..

Suspicious Iranian Cargo Planes in Damascus Around Time of Israeli Airstrikes
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Suspicious Iranian Cargo Planes in Damascus Around Time of Israeli Airstrikes

He said President Donald Trump's decision to pull US forces out of Syria "will not change our policy". The Israeli military put two civilian airliners in immediate danger, Igor Konashenkov, the Defense Minist...More..

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq

The president spoke to about 100 special operations troops who were engaged in combat with the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria . Trump made the decision on Syria abruptly last week, against the advice o...More..

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan’s invitation
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump to visit Turkey in 2019 upon Erdogan’s invitation

Iran's land bridge to Syria and Lebanon could become fully operational in a short time. Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria may not be able to continue to hold Islamic State prisoners if the situation in...More..

U.S. plan to cut troop size in Afghanistan stuns diplomats, Kabul
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

U.S. plan to cut troop size in Afghanistan stuns diplomats, Kabul

But with the insurgents controlling large swaths of territory and chronically understrength Afghan forces suffering thousands of casualties a month, even a partial U.S. "There will be a significant withdrawal",...More..

Trump's budget director predicts government shutdown could last into 2019
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump's budget director predicts government shutdown could last into 2019

Of the nine senators in the Democratic leadership, seven voted in favor of it. Few lawmakers were in the Capitol and no votes were scheduled in either chamber. "We continue to see strong economic growth in th...More..

Trump's Last Chance for a Wall
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Trump's Last Chance for a Wall

President Donald Trump's team was on Capitol Hill late Friday trying to broker a compromise as he pushes for billions of dollars in border wall funding. While she expressed openness to additional funds for ...More..

China Accuses US Of
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

China Accuses US Of "Fabricating Facts" With Hacking Charges

U.S. officials said the primary objective of these hacks was to steal trade secrets and intellectual property that the Chinese government later passed to local Chinese companies, helping create an unfair adva...More..

House backs bipartisan criminal justice overhaul, sends bill to Trump
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

House backs bipartisan criminal justice overhaul, sends bill to Trump

Senate passage of the bill by a vote of 87-12 culminates years of negotiations and gives President Donald Trump a signature policy victory, with the outcome hailed by scores of conservative and liberal advoca...More..

Congressman: Trump's border policies would have killed Jesus
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Congressman: Trump's border policies would have killed Jesus

The result was that an influx of migrants from Central American countries have been allowed inside the US while their asylum cases wind through the immigration courts. But that process can often take longer t...More..

Democrats React to Defense Secretary James Mattis' Resignation: 'This Is Scary'
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Democrats React to Defense Secretary James Mattis' Resignation: 'This Is Scary'

Trump did not immediately name a nominee to replace the retired Marine Corps general. Mattis's appointment required a congressional waiver to laws meant to preserve the civilian nature of the Department of Def...More..

Donald Trump 'Prepared for a Very Long Shutdown'
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Donald Trump 'Prepared for a Very Long Shutdown'

Funding for a range of federal agencies is set to expire at midnight Friday. Three-quarters of government programs are fully funded through next September 30, including those in the Defense Department, Labo...More..

Justin Trudeau hasn't spoken to China's Xi Jinping about detained Canadians
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Justin Trudeau hasn't spoken to China's Xi Jinping about detained Canadians

This latest detention comes after Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of tech giant Huawei, was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 at the request of the US, where she is wanted on fraud allegations. "There c...More..

Japan new defence plan bolsters fighter capability, budget
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Japan new defence plan bolsters fighter capability, budget

Government officials said at a press briefing that the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in Tokyo will buy an additional 63 conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) F-35As and 42 STOVL F-35Bs over the coming decade t...More..

Jeremy Corbyn: I did not use the words 'stupid woman'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn: I did not use the words 'stupid woman'

She knows that perfectly well, which is why it's cynical. But the motion focuses on Theresa May personally rather than the government - meaning there is no statutory requirement for it to be debated and vot...More..

N Korea says denuclearisation at risk after USA sanctions
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

N Korea says denuclearisation at risk after USA sanctions

In this undated photo released by the North Korean government on November 16, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un listens to a military official as he inspects a weapon testing at the Academy of National De...More..

Robert Mueller Targeted by Russian Trolls — WashPost
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Robert Mueller Targeted by Russian Trolls — WashPost

The reports , which were drawn up by private cybersecurity firms on behalf of the Senate intelligence committee , offer the most comprehensive look yet at Russia's online influence operations. Some are now ur...More..

Corbyn calls vote to remove May - as no deal Brexit advances
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Corbyn calls vote to remove May - as no deal Brexit advances

In the Commons on Monday, May told MPs that a chaotic no deal would happen unless they voted for her deal, or parliament chose to abandon Brexit altogether. He said it was "unacceptable" to wait nearly a ...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

Trump said he looked forward to meeting with Schumer and Pelosi, but claimed they don't want border security for "strictly political reasons". "The only obstacle is the president of the United States", she sa...More..

Trade war: Signs of progress in US-China talks
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trade war: Signs of progress in US-China talks

Earlier in the day, China pressed on with its trade war truce with the United States and made announcements regarding suspending extra tariffs on American automobiles. China's economy is in dire need of a boo...More..

Japan Explosion: 42 Injured in Blast Near Sapporo Pub
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Japan Explosion: 42 Injured in Blast Near Sapporo Pub

Most of the injuries were minor, but at least one person was in serious condition, according to the report. NHK cited the elder sister of a waitress, who has been rushed to hospital, as saying: "She was told ...More..

How Trump's statements on hush money have shifted as investigation progressed
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

How Trump's statements on hush money have shifted as investigation progressed

Mr Trump has said he never directed Cohen to break the law . Federal law requires the disclosure of contributions of "anything of value" to a campaign, and limits individual donations to no more than $2,700....More..

Comey blasts Trump over tweet about Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of Michael Cohen's office
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Comey blasts Trump over tweet about Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of Michael Cohen's office

Comey offered his own assessment after the first round of questions had concluded, tweeting that the interview "wasn't a search for truth, but a desperate attempt to find anything that can be used to attack t...More..

Trump calls ex-lawyer Cohen a ‘rat’
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump calls ex-lawyer Cohen a ‘rat’

Asked on " Fox News Sunday " about reports Mueller now wants a face-to-face interview to follow up on Trump's submission of written answers, Giuliani shot back: "Good luck". " Michael Cohen took ownership an...More..