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Dec 22 2018

Trump wishes Flynn 'good luck' before sentencing

Dobbs suggested the judge overseeing Flynn's sentencing is a member of special counsel Robert Mueller's "witch hunt". President Donald Trump's former national sec...

Dec 22 2018

Border wall row leaves U.S. on brink of 'long shutdown'

Without a new agreement in place, funding for about a quarter of all USA federal agencies will lapse at 00:00 local time (05:00 GMT Saturday). While it is true that som...

Dec 20 2018

Lawyer says Mueller can interview Trump only 'over my dead body'

Trump's former personal lawyer Cohen was sentenced last week to three years in prison for crimes including orchestrating hush-money payments to women in violation of camp...

Dec 20 2018

Huawei announces small increase in new 5G customer base from last month

The Czech Republic has reportedly warned other countries in the region about security risks posed by Huawei equipment. Any proof or evidence could be shared with telecom ...

Dec 20 2018

Putin Says U.S. Syria Pullout `Right Thing to Do'

He said that if the US puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will be forced to take countermeasures. Asked about Russia's detention of Ukrainian sailors ...

Dec 18 2018

Timeline in anti-Sikh riot case against Sajjan Kumar

NDTV reported that the court sought to assure victims that "despite the challenges truth will prevail", adding: "The aftershock of those atrocities is still being felt"....

Dec 18 2018

Ukrainian Bishops Bow to Govt, Create Church Independent of Russian Federation

The Russian Church does not recognize this decision and calls it non-canonical. The title appears to be not without clout, since it's established in the charter of the ne...

Dec 18 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions, warns denuclearization at risk

Last week, Washington added three senior North Korean officials to those subject to sanctions over what the USA said were human rights abuses. The death of Kim Jong...

Dec 18 2018

Cabinet meets to decide on ramping up Brexit 'no-deal' preparations

Downing Street said talks by officials were continuing "at all levels" to seek further clarification and assurances on the terms of the existing deal - and particularly t...

Dec 15 2018

Michael Flynn asks federal judge to spare him from prison time

In the filing, Mueller used the details of the Federal Bureau of Investigation interview to push back on Flynn's recent suggestion in a sentencing memo that he was so...

Dec 15 2018

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign from PM post tomorrow

Sirisena had also called a snap election almost two years ahead of schedule. Mr. Rajapaksa also suffered setback at the hands of a lower court which restrained him from...

Dec 15 2018

Prosecutors looking into Trump's inaugural fund, reports say

National Football League owners who donated to President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee are potentially linked to a federal investigation into suspicions of br...

Dec 15 2018

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as SL President, Wickremesinghe to take oath tomorrow

The election would be held on January 5 and the new parliament would be convened on January 17. Mr Sirisena had earlier said he would accept the Supreme Court's verdi...

Dec 14 2018

Wave of bomb threats hits the United States and Canada

The emails had different subject lines and various text variations, but all carried the same threat. Police confirm the threats use the same language as a series of w...

Dec 14 2018

United States believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

Announced last month, the Marriott breach exposed 327 million hotel guests' names, mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, birthdates, ge...

Dec 14 2018

Accused Russian agent pleads guilty to conspiracy

Butina's case , brought by federal prosecutors in Washington , also comes amid a broader push by the Justice Department to enforce USA laws governing foreign agents, in...

Dec 13 2018

Brexit: May cancels Dublin visit over confidence vote

Last week, European Union agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan said that a tactic Patel alluded to would, in fact, lead to "the starvation of the British people" due to Ir...

Dec 13 2018

Four killed, nine injured in Strasbourg firing: French Interior Minister

Three years after groups of extremists gunned down and blew up 130 people in Paris on Nov 13, 2015, French counterterror officials say their focus has shifted. Heitz ...

Dec 13 2018

IDF Apprehends Palestinians Suspected in West Bank Drive-By Shooting

The house near Nablus where Naalwa was found was peppered with bullet holes after the raid, with furniture destroyed, an AFP journalist at the scene said. The army has ...