Mike Pence attacks United Kingdom for 'breaking USA sanctions against Iran'

While there was no immediate reaction from the allies Pence criticized, they have defended their moves to skirt sanctions. "We call it an effort to break American sanctions against Iran's murderous revolutionary regime". "A peace process can not ... More..

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UK’s May seeks compromise with Labour in European Union divorce deal
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

UK’s May seeks compromise with Labour in European Union divorce deal

The UK's chief Brexit negotiator, Olly Robbins, was overheard by a television correspondent in a bar in Brussels saying that MPs will face a stark choice between Mrs May's deal or a long extension to the Articl...More..

USA charges former air force officer with Iran-related espionage
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

USA charges former air force officer with Iran-related espionage

A Justice Department indictment charges Monica Elfriede Witt , who defected in 2013 and is now at large, along with four Iranian hackers who, prosecutors say , used the information she provided to target at...More..

Timeline: Iran’s Islamic Revolution and the 40 years that followed
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Timeline: Iran’s Islamic Revolution and the 40 years that followed

Ten days after Islamic clerical opposition leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran from exile in Paris on a special Air France charter, the royal reign collapsed and he became the country's supreme...More..

POCAHONTAS: Trump 'May Not Be a Free Person' in 2020
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

POCAHONTAS: Trump 'May Not Be a Free Person' in 2020

On Monday, comedian Seth Meyers ridiculed President Donald Trump over his latest racist tweets and comments. Jordan Gale/Polaris/NewscomSenator Elizabeth Warren , announcing her campaign for presiden...More..

Russian Federation volunteers to 'help' resolve Venezuela crisis, warns against U.S. meddling
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Russian Federation volunteers to 'help' resolve Venezuela crisis, warns against U.S. meddling

Aid workers remain unable to provide healthcare professionals in the country with emergency medical resources because Maduro - who is no longer legally president of the country but still controls the militar...More..

Hakeem Al-Araibi to be released by Thailand court
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Hakeem Al-Araibi to be released by Thailand court

Football Federation Australia have been slammed over their response to the release of Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi. Craig Foster , a former Australian soccer worldwide who led the campaign to fre...More..

Axios: More Media for Ocasio-Cortez Than 2020 Dem Candidates
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Axios: More Media for Ocasio-Cortez Than 2020 Dem Candidates

The odd provision seemingly requiring men to recycle their urine to be used in preparing coffee or juice was not a genuine section of the Green New Deal . He called the project "daunting" but said in a Facebo...More..

Beto O'Rourke to join march against wall countering President Trump visit
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Beto O'Rourke to join march against wall countering President Trump visit

But many in El Paso, site of Trump's rally Monday night, say the city was safe for decades and embodies a cross-border spirit that transcends walls rather than prove they work. The El Paso Times , respondi...More..

Virginia NAACP Executive Committee defends Lt. Governor Fairfax amid sex assault allegations
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Virginia NAACP Executive Committee defends Lt. Governor Fairfax amid sex assault allegations

On FOX 5 On the Hill Sunday, Virginia NAACP Executive Committee Member Phillip Thompson said he thinks Fairfax deserves due process before resigning. GOVERNOR RALPH NORTHAM: And, you know, while we have mad...More..

Here’s what you need to know about the Ilhan Omar controversy
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Here’s what you need to know about the Ilhan Omar controversy

The tweets implied that members of Congress are being paid by a powerful interest group to support Israel . Two Democratic lawmakers circulated a letter addressed to Pelosi and other leaders urging the...More..

Snow, sleet, rain on Tuesday, but how much? Forecaster explains
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Snow, sleet, rain on Tuesday, but how much? Forecaster explains

Known as a Kona Low, the system caused unusual snow on the island of Maui. We think our high-resolution in-house RPM model has a very good handle on things, but keep in mind (as with all computer models), the...More..

Backed forces advance in fierce clashes with ISIL in Syria
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Backed forces advance in fierce clashes with ISIL in Syria

President Donald Trump , who is planning to pull USA forces out of Syria, said on Wednesday he expected an announcement as early as next week that the US -led coalition operating in support of the SDF had recl...More..

'Kamaraj Rule' In State: PM Recalls Tamil Heroes On First State Visit
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

'Kamaraj Rule' In State: PM Recalls Tamil Heroes On First State Visit

On the opposition attack on him, the Prime Minister said their "political culture of abusing Modi may give them some space in television but the elections are fought on one's vision for the nation, not slander ...More..

'Frozen and Unresponsive' Cat Brought Back to Life by Veterinarians in Montana
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

'Frozen and Unresponsive' Cat Brought Back to Life by Veterinarians in Montana

The couple immediately brought Fluffy to the clinic, where vets used towels, warm water, hairdryers, and fluids to thaw Fluffy out. Fluffy is now fully recovered and back home with her owners and will remain ...More..

Physician: President Trump in 'Very Good Health' Following Annual Exam
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Physician: President Trump in 'Very Good Health' Following Annual Exam

President Donald Trump , who delights in confounding health experts with his junk food cravings and disinclination to exercise, is "in very good health", his doctor declared following an annual medical checkup...More..

China calls for peaceful dialogue on Venezuela crisis
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

China calls for peaceful dialogue on Venezuela crisis

The United States bends the definition of "humanitarian aid" to advance its political interests in Venezuela. "Inhibiting the entry of this aid could be seen as a crime against humanity". Guaido says the cons...More..

What, no roses from Warren? A socialist critiques her speech
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

What, no roses from Warren? A socialist critiques her speech

Warren heads next to Iowa, where fellow Democratic contenders U.S. Senator Cory Booker and Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, campaigned on Friday. One thing she didn't mention, though, was her c...More..

Risk Of Coastal Flooding In Clare As Storm Erik Hits
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Risk Of Coastal Flooding In Clare As Storm Erik Hits

The Met Office originally predicted gusts of up to 70mph for Northern Ireland but, according to BBC Weather NI, there was a gust measuring at 76mph recorded near Killowen in Co. Donegal has an orange warnin...More..

Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate at the Virginia State Capitol, on February 7. Under state law, the lieutenant governor may be impeached by the House of Delegates and pr...More..

House panel votes to authorize subpoena for Whitaker
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoena for Whitaker

But the escalating dispute between Nadler and the Justice Department now raises questions about the likelihood of Whitaker appearing in what could be his only congressional testimony while leading the Justi...More..

Drug Bust: Police Warn Mexican Cartels Targeting Australia
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Drug Bust: Police Warn Mexican Cartels Targeting Australia

In 2015, Australia's government established a national taskforce to tackle the growing use of crystal methamphetamine (dubbed "ice"), which has become the most common illicit drug in the country. Four Austr...More..

Critics mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'brainless' Green New Deal
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Critics mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 'brainless' Green New Deal

With a whiff of presidential politics and a rock-star freshman in attendance, Democrats drew an unusually large crowd for the Green New Deal unveiling. "How will you pay for it", reads a frequently-asked-ques...More..

Schiff: 'I Can Understand' Why Trump Is Terrified Of Investigations
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Schiff: 'I Can Understand' Why Trump Is Terrified Of Investigations

Schiff told reporters following a Wednesday meeting by the House Intelligence Committee, which he now chairs, that in accordance with promises made after the November 2018 election, the investigation into alleg...More..

Jewish takeaways from Donald Trump’s State of the Union address
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Jewish takeaways from Donald Trump’s State of the Union address

He said the world was entering "an era of decentralised jihad", and said the USA would call on its allies for help "very soon". Trump also ordered the military to develop plans to remove up to half of the 14,00...More..

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres sends Lunar New Year greetings
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres sends Lunar New Year greetings

The pig is also symbolic in other ways - in Chinese culture pigs are a symbol of wealth . So wherever and however you are celebrating, let me wish you a very happy new year , and a prosperous and auspicio...More..

On Visit to Russia, Taliban Says It Wants US Pullout in Months
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

On Visit to Russia, Taliban Says It Wants US Pullout in Months

The Taliban entered the second day of unprecedented talks with powerful Afghan politicians in Moscow on Wednesday, sidestepping the Kabul government. puppet. At talks last month, the Taliban agreed with t...More..

Get Brussels to talk and we will give you more time
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Get Brussels to talk and we will give you more time

As UK Prime Minister Theresa May works to re-open the withdrawal deal - an agreement two years in the making that Brussels insists will not be re-visited - there seems little hope that she can win over suppo...More..

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts

Qais al-Khazali, the leader of Asaib Ahl al-Haq, an Iran-backed militia that has secured seats in parliament, said Monday that Iraqis can use the legislature to enforce a reduction of American forces - or ...More..

Freezing rain expected to create unsafe conditions overnight
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Freezing rain expected to create unsafe conditions overnight

Environment Canada has issued both a freezing drizzle and freezing rain warning for Greater Sudbury and vicinity. Tonight remains mostly cloudy with high temperatures in the 20s. While there does remain precipi...More..