• British government concerned after Russian Federation detains United Kingdom citizen on espionage charges
British government concerned after Russian Federation detains United Kingdom citizen on espionage charges

The foreign secretary's remarks support the premise of speculation in the USA that Mr Whelan's arrest is a strategic move by Moscow. "We are extremely anxious about him and his family". He left the company in 2016, moving to become director of global security for US-based automotive components supplier BorgWarner. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

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  • Troopers: Seven dead in I-75 crash in Alachua County
Troopers: Seven dead in I-75 crash in Alachua County

Among the van's passengers, 14-year-old Joel Cloud, 14-year-old Jeremiah Warren , nine-year-old Cierra Bordelan, 13-year-old Cara Descant, and 10-year-old Brieana Descant, all of Marksville, Louisiana, were killed. The accident happened outside Gainesville in clear weather on a straight, flat stretch of Interstate 75, a busy highway that connects ...

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  • Netflix Erases An Episode That Hurt Saudi Sentiments
Netflix Erases An Episode That Hurt Saudi Sentiments

In the episode, the Americanborn Muslim comedian lashed out at the kingdom after the October killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has strongly refuted the involvement of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder, despite a Central Intelligence Agency report which pointe...

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  • USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi targeted in Yemen air strike
USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi targeted in Yemen air strike

Seventeen American sailors were killed as well as the two perpetrators of the attack that was claimed by Al-Qaeda, in an early success for the terror group and its founder Osama Bin Laden. administration official told CNN . Captain Bill Urban, a Central Command spokesperson, told CNN that Jamal Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al Badawi was thought to be amon...

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  • World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces departure, good news for Trump
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces departure, good news for Trump

Trump's role is expected reinvigorate challenges to Washington's monopoly on appointing the Bank's head. "It has been a great honour to serve as president of this remarkable institution, full of passionate individuals dedicated to the mission of ending extreme poverty in our lifetime", Kim, 59, said in a statement.

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  • 3 former presidents deny praising Trump's zeal to build border wall
3 former presidents deny praising Trump's zeal to build border wall

Trump has said that the wall is needed to protect the country for illegal immigrants crossing the border. Pence also says he and Nielsen will be visiting the Capitol Tuesday and Wednesday to brief House and Senate members. "Many details of Border Security were discussed". We had a two hour meeting over whether or not a 20 foot high, 30 foot high...

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  • Shaquille O'Neal helps pay for Jazmine Barnes' funeral
Shaquille O'Neal helps pay for Jazmine Barnes' funeral

Investigators identified Black as one of two suspects an anonymous tipster said were involved in the shooting . Campaigners had feared the shooting, on an African-American family, may have been racially motivated. The description of a white man viciously gunning down a black child set off a firestorm. "I am told that Larry Woodruffe and Eri...

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  • Trump says USA, N.Korea 'negotiating' on location for next Kim summit
Trump says USA, N.Korea 'negotiating' on location for next Kim summit

It comes amid reports of negotiations for a second summit between Mr Kim and US President Donald Trump . A special North Korean train entered China late Monday, Yonhap news agency reported, raising speculation that leader Kim Jong Un could be on his way to Beijing.

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  • Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy
Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy

After his win, Cho said the party would carry out the 2020 presidential nomination race in accordance with the DPP's mechanism, and all party members were equally eligible, the Liberty Times reported. Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party is traditionally views China warily and is pro-independence. Former Cabinet Secretary-General Cho Jung-tai ...

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  • Local Arab American Family Killed in Wrong Way Driver Crash in Kentucky
Local Arab American Family Killed in Wrong Way Driver Crash in Kentucky

Rima Abbas was a family doctor working for Beaumont Medical Center with her own practice in Garden City. Investigators are now working to find any witnesses who saw the 41-year-old man driving the pickup truck prior to the crash. The Fayette County Coroner says Issam (41), Rima (38), Ali (14), Isabella (13), and Giselle (7) Abbas were in the SUV....

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  • Day 13: Trump digs in on border wall at surprise appearance
Day 13: Trump digs in on border wall at surprise appearance

The White House issued a veto threat against both parts of the Democratic legislation because it did not include funding for a border wall. It has to do with a wall is an immorality between countries. Pelosi reiterated that point and said she thinks Trump's obsession over the wall is not actually about securing the border. Because Democrats' prop...

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  • Coup In Gabon As Military 'Seizes Power'
Coup In Gabon As Military 'Seizes Power'

Four hours later, a spokesman for Gabon's government called the soldiers "mutineers" and "jokers" and said four out of five of them have been arrested. Security forces stormed the radio station in the capital Libreville to take it back, killing two rebel troops, arresting their leader and freeing journalists who had been forced to help rebels m...

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  • No-deal Brexit UK lorry exercise gets under way
No-deal Brexit UK lorry exercise gets under way

May warned Conservative MPs who are planning to vote down her deal that they risked triggering "no Brexit" at all. The cross-party Norway Plus Group have set out plans for a new relationship which would see the United Kingdom leave the European Union on March 29 as planned but stay within the single market.

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  • Court declares Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender under new law
Court declares Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender under new law

Azmi in his oral order declared Mallya , a fugitive economic offender under Section 12 of the act, on a plea of Enforcement Directorate (ED). In the wake of the order by the Special PMLA court, Mallya's properties can now be confiscated by the investigating agencies.

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  • El-Sissi says Egypt, Israel cooperate against militants
El-Sissi says Egypt, Israel cooperate against militants

Asked by Pelley whether the joint operation was the closest the two once-warring enemies had ever cooperated, Sissi replied, "That is correct..." There was no immediate response to the report from the Egyptian government. They say that the trials that don't follow proper judicial processes and are more concerned with "protecting the state" - a co...

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  • Yosemite Visitor During Shutdown Killed After Falling Into River
Yosemite Visitor During Shutdown Killed After Falling Into River

That becomes even more apparent the second funding is cut and those workers are forced to go home and sit by watching, especially during one of the busiest seasons of the year for many Parks across the nation. No press release was issued, as is typically the case, due to the shutdown. "Allowing access to national parks without taking care to stew...

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  • Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits Islamabad as Pakistan seeks a helping hand
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits Islamabad as Pakistan seeks a helping hand

On his arrival at PAF Nur Khan Airbase, the crown prince was given red carpet welcome. The UAE had supported Pakistan in the critical time as its leadership considered the country as their second home, he said, adding the two countries had very close and fraternal relations.

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  • U.S. Airstrike Kills Al Qaeda Terrorist Involved in USS Cole Bombing
U.S. Airstrike Kills Al Qaeda Terrorist Involved in USS Cole Bombing

Al-Badawi had been wanted by the U.S. for his role in the deadly October 12, 2000 boat attack on the U.S. Navy destroyer that killed 17 American sailors and injured 39. Another key suspect in the Cole attack, Abdel Rahim Al Nashiri remains incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay. Urban described al-Badawi as a "legacy al-Qaeda operative in Yemen involve...

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  • Malaysia's King Muhammad V Abdicates the Throne
Malaysia's King Muhammad V Abdicates the Throne

According to reports, the alleged love-interest of the King hails from the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don and is said to have graduated with a degree in business from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. The 49-year-old, who is noted for his love for cars and extreme sports, took leave at the start of November for two months. Th...

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  • Mulvaney touts Trump's willingness to reach deal on border wall
Mulvaney touts Trump's willingness to reach deal on border wall

Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, in an interview on CNN, accused Democrats of being there to "stall". Susan Collins, R-Maine, who said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should take up bills from the Democratic-led House. Sen. Meanwhile, House lawmakers are planning to roll out a measure on Wednesday that would require universal backgro...

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