Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests ISIS sympathizer for plotting Pittsburgh copycat attack on OH synagogues

14 Dec, 2018

An Ohio woman, one of two people accused on Monday of planning mass murders, was in contact with the racist gunman who shot up a SC church and killed nine people in 2015, authorities said. She was slated to appear in federal court in Ohio Monday. It is understood Jopseph was inspired by this year's shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

14 Dec, 2018

May is looking to resolve the impasse over her deal as quickly as possible and intends to get the assurances she needs from European leaders before January 21, the spokesman told reporters. There will be no renegotiations of the exit agreement, stated Tusk. The drama in London played out as the European Court of Justice said in an emergency ruling Monday that Britain can stop the Brexit process without approval of other member states.


Marriott data breach linked to Chinese intelligence-gathering

14 Dec, 2018

White House national security adviser John Bolton recently told reporters he believed Beijing was behind the Office of Personnel Management hack, a claim first made by the United States in 2015. Another clue suggesting nation-state involvement was that none of the breached data has appeared on the "dark web" or any of the forums that criminals typically use to sell stolen credentials and other valuable personal data.


Scottish nationalists offer support to Labour to topple UK PM

14 Dec, 2018

But even before the prime minister chose to delay the meaningful vote this week, Labour has been backing away from immediately triggering the process, which could ultimately lead to a general election. Of course, this led to derisory laughter from MPs pointing out (as the Speaker did yesterday) that, thanks to her decision to pull the vote, they couldn't have approved a deal even if they were so inclined.


Trump cancels White House Christmas party for the press, FOX News reports

14 Dec, 2018

President Trump is apparently in no mood to share eggnog with the White House press corps. The party traditionally featured a picture-taking session where the president would pose for photos with guests and chat in an informal setting. While dropping the media party, the White House is in the midst of a full panoply of other parties this holiday season. Trump has also bypassed the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner the past two years.


Accused Russian spy pleads guilty to conspiracy

14 Dec, 2018

Appearing before Judge Tanya Chutkan , she admitted to conspiring to work with Alexander Torshin , a former deputy governor of Russia's central bank, and two U.S. In the "Diplomacy Project," Butina suggested using unofficial channels to influence US foreign policy. Butina gave speeches and did not shy away from the camera when meeting with powerful members of the Republican Party or while attending National Rifle Association conventions.


Emotional candlelight vigil for Grace Millane on Queenstown lake front

14 Dec, 2018

Detective Inspector Scott Beard said the police investigation into Ms Millane's death would continue for some time, as they pieced together what happened after she was last seen entering a central Auckland hotel more than a week ago. "There will be no judgment today". Court documents say the accused is a resident at the CityLife on Queen St, Auckland. Police on Monday evening said a post-mortem had been carried out but declined to comment on the results.


Feds Agreed Not To Pursue National Enquirer Parent Over Trump Hush Money

14 Dec, 2018

The Office also announced today that it has previously reached a non-prosecution agreement with AMI, in connection with AMI's role in making the above-described $150,000 payment before the 2016 presidential election. "We're not allowed to talk about it", the employee said outside AMI's downtown Manhattan office. Trump on Tuesday denied the payments to McDougal and Daniels were campaign contributions.


Rail employees detained after Turkey train crash

14 Dec, 2018

Ankara Governor Vasip Sahin told reporters the crash was caused by the high-speed train hitting a locomotive which carries out track inspections. "There were many injured people waiting to be rescued", Yasin Duvar said, adding he had helped a number of victims escape from the mangled train.


Fourth Palestinian killed as Israel locks down Ramallah

14 Dec, 2018

Thursday's bloodshed extended a violent week that began with a shooting outside a West Bank settlement on Sunday, resulting in the death of a baby who was delivered prematurely following the weekend attack, and continued with the killing of two Palestinians wanted in a pair of earlier attacks on Israelis in the West Bank.


Rancour over Brexit could split Tories, Nicky Morgan warns May

14 Dec, 2018

The prime minister faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership of the party. May secured the backing of 200 Conservative politicians to continue as PM, a post she has held since mid-2016 - 117 members voted against her. Secretary of State for International Development and Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt gave her support to Mrs May earlier in the day. Asked what concessions might succeed in winning over May's domestic critics, Kurz said: "It is hard to judge, because numerous ...


Why Time strayed from tradition with its 'Persons of the Year'

14 Dec, 2018

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi is believed to have been murdered on the orders of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, due to his critiques of the Saudi Prince. -Mexico border by the Trump administration, as 2018's Person of the Year, before settling on the journalists. Other covers included the murdered journalists at the Capitol Gazette , the imprisoned Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanma and Maria Ressa , who has been harassed by Philippine President ...


Macron addresses French nation after weeks of unrest, announces new economic measures

14 Dec, 2018

For weeks, Macron remained largely aloof as protesters blocked roads throughout France and wreaked particular havoc in Paris - burning cars, clashing with riot police and ransacking monuments like the Arc de Triomphe. A protester throws a tear gas canister back toward the police during a confrontation on Saturday in Paris . "To reverse would weaken us", said Macron adding that he would continue the fight against tax evasion.


China resumes United States soybean imports, may cut auto tariffs

14 Dec, 2018

It appeared that after a week of controversial comments from White House regarding the trade truce, the officials, along with the United States present Donald Trump, had come in to a decisive decision regarding the trade truce and the announcement of hard deadline was an intransigent indication.


MP walks off with Parliament's mace

13 Dec, 2018

He must leave or be escorted. "She does not want a people's vote but now she does not even want votes in the House of Commons ". Russell-Moyle was expelled for the day because of his antics, but he noted on Twitter that he was allowed back on Tuesday.


Theresa May could be delaying tomorrow’s key Brexit vote

13 Dec, 2018

Mrs May has been lobbying for her deal, which includes a backstop provision for Northern Ireland, but it's decisive vote in the House of Commons has been called off due to a suspected lack of support. The Prime Minister told the legislators that she would meet European Union leaders ahead of a summit later this week, about the "clear concerns" expressed by MPs.


May to speak to UK lawmakers; Brexit vote looms

13 Dec, 2018

The main sticking point is a "backstop" provision in the Brexit agreement that aims to guarantee an open border between European Union member Ireland and the U.K.'s Northern Ireland post-Brexit. "This shambles can't go on - so how about it?" Shortly after May announced she will pull the Brexit vote in parliament, the pound fell 0.5% against the dollar to $1.2661 - hitting an 18-month low.


Saudis reject extraditions to Turkey over Khashoggi murder

13 Dec, 2018

The transcript of the phone conversation showed that the calls did not describe an unexpected situation, but Mutreb was describing a situation going entirely according to plan, the source said . Following Khashoggi's disappearance, Turkey said it had recordings related to his killing, which it shared with Western allies. A Saudi national and USA resident, Khashoggi was a frequent and vocal critic of the regime in Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and had expressed ...


Senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince

13 Dec, 2018

Corker said the most likely Senate response to the killing will be a non-binding resolution declaring the crown prince responsible for the murder, along with a war powers resolution under consideration in the chamber this week that would restrict US support for a Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.


France, Germany looking for gunman in deadly Strasbourg attack

13 Dec, 2018

One of the biggest Christmas trees in Europe is put up in Place Kleber, the largest square in the city, which was named after French general Jean-Baptiste Kleber who was born in Strasbourg in 1753. Later on Wednesday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said that Germany has no information indicating that a man suspected of killing three people in an attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg has an Islamist background.


Teen arrested in murder of pregnant 17-year-old in Indiana

13 Dec, 2018

Police say 16-year-old Aaron Trejo killed 17-year-old Breana Rouhselang and her unborn child over the weekend. Trejo is charged with one count of felony murder and one count of feticide, a level three felony. Nicole told reporters that Breana had aspirations of going to college, but that she had been receiving failing grades recently. When questioned by detectives at the police station, Trejo maintained that he was supposed to meet up with Rouhselang but she never showed, Mullins ...


Strasbourg shooting toll rises to four dead, 11 critically wounded

13 Dec, 2018

Several others were wounded after a gunman opened fire near Place Kleber, one of the main squares in the city in eastern France . "Am in restaurant in centre of Strasbourg where shots fired with unconfirmed reports of three dead". a form of terrorist attack". Strasbourg is considered one of Europe's capitals. Chekatt escaped from the scene in a taxi, bizarrely bragging to the driver about being injured in a firefight with soldiers after killing 10 people, officials said.


Gulf Leaders Keen to Spare GCC Entity the Repercussions of Qatar’s Crisis

13 Dec, 2018

The 39th session of the GCC Supreme Council, an annual gathering of leaders from the six member states, is expected to focus on security issues, including the Yemeni war and Iran's activities, as well as latest regional and worldwide political developments.


Downing Street denies reported delay of crucial parliament vote on Brexit deal

13 Dec, 2018

The pound dropped sharply against the euro and the dollar after Bloomberg and the BBC cited sources as saying May would pull the vote. Earlier Sunday, May, speaking to the Mail newspaper, warned MPs they face "uncharted waters" if they reject her deal.


UK PM May’s lawmakers trigger confidence vote in her leadership

13 Dec, 2018

The process of choosing a new Tory leader usually takes more than a month. That "would only create more divisions just as we need to be standing together". Three out of four living prime ministers and a growing chorus of backbench lawmakers say a new vote is the only way out of the impasse. "A significant number of colleagues did cast a vote against me and I've listened to what they said", she said.



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