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Jan 15 2019

Trump says he never worked for Russia, rejects media reports

Another former State Department official said that then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did not provide a readout of the meeting to USA ambassadors in the region. The ...

Jan 14 2019

Julián Castro announces 2020 presidential run from Texas

Former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro waves as he arrives with his family to an event where he announced his decision to ...

Jan 14 2019

Tory MP Predicts Political Crisis If Theresa May's Deal Is Voted Down

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are set to vote Tuesday on May's Brexit plan after she shelved plans for a December vote when it became clear she would lose that vote. Da...

Jan 14 2019

The shutdown today: Government closure is now longest ever

Functions not happening include some routine food inspections, timely release of market-moving agriculture data, and United States reviews needed for initial public offer...

Jan 14 2019

Netanyahu confirms Israeli strikes targeting 'Iranian warehouses' in Syria

Israeli drones and warplanes were heard flying Friday afternoon over Lebanon. "At 23:15, Israeli warplanes, coming from the direction of Galilee [in northern Israel], l...

Jan 14 2019

U.S. to 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Turkey has said its military offensive against the PKK-affiliated People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria hinges on its own decision, regardless of anyone's pe...

Jan 14 2019

Three dead in double-decker bus crash at busy Ottawa transit station

Three people were killed in the accident, and over 20 were injured. Of those transported, 14 were in critical condition and 11 were in serious condition, paramedic chief ...

Jan 12 2019

Polish security arrests Huawei employee on spying charges

The arrest comes just over a month after Canada detained Meng on a U.S. extradition request, a move that infuriated China, which warned Canada of "serious consequence...

Jan 12 2019

Federal Bureau of Investigation 'probed whether Donald Trump secretly worked for Russian Federation after Comey firing'

Trump went on to insist he has been "FAR tougher on Russia " than his last three White House predecessors-"maybe tougher than any other president". According to the ...

Jan 12 2019

U.S. withdraws some military equipment from Syria

He said the USA will not discuss a specific timeline, locations or troop movements out of concern for operational security. It says about 10 armored vehicles and other ...

Jan 12 2019

Dem Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Run For Presidency

Why she's running: Gabbard didn't go into extreme detail about her decision, saying she would explain more when she makes a formal announcement. "I have chose to run a...

Jan 11 2019

Sheriff says Jayme Closs found alive in Douglas Co

A suspect has been taken into custody, the Barron County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. Jayme vanished on October 15, the same day her parents were found...

Jan 11 2019

Jeremy Hunt: it's Theresa May's deal or no-Brexit

Nevertheless the vote will be seen as another blow to the Prime Minister's authority as she struggles to win support for her Withdrawal Agreement. Mr Bercow selected a ...

Jan 11 2019

Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice

The charges against Veselnitskaya are not related to the Trump Tower meeting, which was hosted on June 9, 2016, by Donald Trump Jr. The document "did not cont...

Jan 10 2019

Kim Jong Un Tells Xi Jinping He’s Committed to 2nd US Summit

All aboard: Kim's personal train which brought him to Beijing has pink leather chairs inside. Kim chose China for his maiden official trip overseas past year before...

Jan 10 2019

Manafort lied about sharing polling data with Russians, prosecutors allege

The New York Times followed up with more details of the hand-off, reporting that Manafort instructed Kilimnik to provide the information to Deripaska, a billionaire al...

Jan 10 2019

Turkey’s Erdogan blasts John Bolton over ‘unacceptable’ comments on Syrian Kurdish militia

SDF commanders have warned that they will be unable to hold the 700 prisoners if Turkish forces invade Syria following a USA withdrawal. As the issue of Iran's fund...

Jan 09 2019

Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra

The ministry said staff were evacuated as a precautionary measure. Public broadcaster ABC also reported that authorities had also found similar packages at the Melbour...

Jan 09 2019

Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday denied on its Twitter account that its embassy in Thailand had asked for Ms Qunun to be extradited, although Mr Surachate said the previous day t...