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Israeli government calls for elections in early April

Israeli government calls for elections in early April

At a meeting of his Likud party, Mr Netanyahu listed his achievements in office and said he hoped the current religious, nationalistic coalition would form the "core" of the next government. The justi...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung

According to NPR , when Ginsburg had a CT scan, doctors noticed something was amiss with her lungs. After the surgery, there was "no evidence of any remaining disease", Arberg added . In more than ...

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Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested For First-Degree Murder

Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested For First-Degree Murder

Police who confirmed Frazee's arrest on felony counts of suspicion of first-degree murder and solicitation to commit murder were mostly tight-lipped about the ongoing investigation, including whet...

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to enforce new asylum rules

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to enforce new asylum rules

The administration may eventually, as Trump predicted, win in the Supreme Court , but this round went to the challengers, and the eventual fate of the case nearly certainly lies in Roberts' hands. "I...

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Reporter Claas Relotius quits Der Spiegel magazine for making up stories

Reporter Claas Relotius quits Der Spiegel magazine for making up stories

No staff member - especially not one that had published the kind of stories Relotius had - has to worry about getting into hot water for failing to bring home a story, ' the magazine said. In fact, th...

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43 dead, more than 600 injured as Tsunami hits coast around Indonesia

43 dead, more than 600 injured as Tsunami hits coast around Indonesia

The fate of the performers is not known. The areas that were affected were South Lampung in Sumatra and the Serang and Pandeglang regions of Java, west of the capital Jakarta. Visions shard on the s...

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Britain accuses China of massive programme of industrial espionage

Britain accuses China of massive programme of industrial espionage

According to the deed of accusation, the two worked for Huaying Haitai, in collaboration with the Chinese State Security Ministry. According to the American authorities, it is Zhu Hua and Zhang Shi...

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Pakistan praises plan for USA troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

Pakistan praises plan for USA troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

Pakistan on Saturday welcomed President Donald Trump's decision to slash USA troop numbers in Afghanistan, calling it a step towards peace in the war-torn nation. The already worsening security sit...

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Pentagon chief James Mattis resigns, cites differences with Trump

Pentagon chief James Mattis resigns, cites differences with Trump

When Trump refused, Mattis submitted a resignation letter that Trump lied and called a retirement, but that was, in fact, the most thoroughgoing and scathing critique of Trump's foreign policy we'...

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No Christmas miracle expected as USA govt shutdown looms

No Christmas miracle expected as USA govt shutdown looms

Before 1975, it was even tougher for presidents to get their nominations through because two-thirds of the senators present and voting had to agree to move forward. Many agencies, including the Pent...

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Fiancé of Missing Colorado Mom Arrested, Booked on Murder Charges

Fiancé of Missing Colorado Mom Arrested, Booked on Murder Charges

Berreth and Frazee did not live together, according to relatives, and Berreth's daughter has been living Frazee. She reportedly has family in Idaho. Police said they have surveillance video of Berre...

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Third Canadian detained in China

Third Canadian detained in China

He added that the new case "doesn't seem to fit the pattern of facts on the previous two". The last time Canadians were detained in China for security reasons was in 2014 when Kevin and Julia Garr...

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Trump Lashes Out as House Struggles With Avoiding Shutdown

Trump Lashes Out as House Struggles With Avoiding Shutdown

Ryan told reporters that Trump informed them he would not sign the bill without border security funding. While the White House has indicated that Trump is open to reviewing whatever Congress ...

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'Journalist of the Year' fired in disgrace

'Journalist of the Year' fired in disgrace

Der Spiegel wrote that Relotius "committed large-scale journalistic fraud over several years". Some of the roughly 60 stories Relotius had written since 2011 were accurate but others were "complete...

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Facebook sued by Washington, D.C

Facebook sued by Washington, D.C

Attorney General Karl Racine said company's practices exposed 340,000 District residents - almost half of D.C.'s population - to potential "manipulation for political purposes". Here's what we have ...

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White House Intends To Pull U.S. Troops From Syria

White House Intends To Pull U.S. Troops From Syria

President Donald Trump is facing harsh criticism from two Republican senators in response to his decision to pull American troops out of Syria. The White House officially announced Wednesday morni...

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Trump considering full withdrawal of USA troops from Syria

Trump considering full withdrawal of USA troops from Syria

It comes as the White House declared victory on Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic State militants there. Donald Trump has declared the U.S. Brett McGurk, the United States special envoy f...

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Third Canadian detained in China amid diplomatic spat

Third Canadian detained in China amid diplomatic spat

The cases follow Canada's December 1 arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Although Canadian officials have not directly tied the detentions in China to Meng's arrest, former Canadian ambassador to ...

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New Russian Barracks on Disputed Islands Draws Protest From Japan

New Russian Barracks on Disputed Islands Draws Protest From Japan

The work would be done over five years and the ship would carry 10 stealth fighters. Kyoji Yanagisawa, a former defence bureaucrat, expressed disappointment that the aircraft carrier deployment plan...

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Trump agrees to shut down embattled charity

Trump agrees to shut down embattled charity

The attorney general's suit, filed in June , alleged "persistently illegal conduct" at the charity and sought to have the foundation shut down. The Trump Foundation , weathering a lawsuit over i...

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Michael Flynn’s former business partner charged with undisclosed lobbying for Turkey

Michael Flynn’s former business partner charged with undisclosed lobbying for Turkey

Attorney's offices, Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed two weeks ago . Bijan Rafiekian , who also goes by the name Bijan Kian , made an initial appearance on Monday in federal court in Ale...

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Americans Blame Trump for Shutdown

Americans Blame Trump for Shutdown

It's unclear how many House Republicans , with just a few weeks left in the majority before relinquishing power to House Democrats, will even show up mid-week for possible votes. Without a new spendi...

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British Minister Says Government Not Planning Second Brexit Vote

British Minister Says Government Not Planning Second Brexit Vote

Over the weekend, the Sunday Times reported that two of May's allies - Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington and her Chief of Staff Gavin Barwell - were preparing for a second referendum as "t...

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Trump announces on Twitter latest RESIGNATION from his administration

Trump announces on Twitter latest RESIGNATION from his administration

Zinke played a leading part in the President's efforts to roll back environmental regulations and promote domestic energy development. Trump said Zinke's replacement will be announced next week. Zin...

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President Trump Appoints Bitcoin Proponent as White House Chief of Staff

President Trump Appoints Bitcoin Proponent as White House Chief of Staff

Trump has given important political responsibilities within his cabinet. Donald Trump is not getting his reported first choice for chief of staff, so he's looking to family, according to mult...

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U.S. warns Turkey against offensive into northeast Syria

U.S. warns Turkey against offensive into northeast Syria

Rahman also stated that 500 SDF fighters were killed. In a statement, issued today, December 16, the "National Army" declared that "it has made its decision" about undertaking the battle against the...

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Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister

Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister

Wickremesinghe's supporters took to streets to celebrate after he took oath at the Presidential Secretariat for the record fifth time. Wickremesinghe was removed from office by the President on Octo...

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Ryan Zinke to Resign as Interior Secretary

Ryan Zinke to Resign as Interior Secretary

In a tweet , President Trump thanked Mr Zinke for his service, saying he had "achieved much during his tenure". Zinke's replacement will be named next week, the president said. Zinke in November ...

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Heated Oval Office exchange sees Trump told off by top Democrat

Heated Oval Office exchange sees Trump told off by top Democrat

He touted his administration's efforts to deter illegal border crossings, praising Border Patrol officers and the military for doing a "FANTASTIC job" and claiming that "Our Southern Border is now Sec...

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'Lame duck for Christmas': UK papers see pyrrhic win for PM

'Lame duck for Christmas': UK papers see pyrrhic win for PM

They promised to work for speedy new trade deals with Britain to avoid triggering the backstop, and underscored that the measure was meant to be temporary, saying it "would only be in place for as lon...

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Turkey plans fresh attack on Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkey plans fresh attack on Kurdish fighters in Syria

This comes after Turkey expressed concern that US -backed Kurdish forces could pose a security threat to Turkish troops deployed to the Syrian province of Idlib. There were no US forces in that part o...

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14m May wins no confidence vote

14m May wins no confidence vote

May made the pledge to backbenchers as she addressed the 1922 Committee, the sub group of Tory MPs responsible for marshalling a leadership contest which is seen as the weathervane of party sentiment....

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Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

He and Trump also could not reach agreement on Ayers' length of service. The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the Republican president looks to prepare his White House for the t...

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Macron Vows Tax Relief, Urges Calm in Bid to Quell Protests

Macron Vows Tax Relief, Urges Calm in Bid to Quell Protests

Emmanuel Macron's government on Tuesday defended a financial relief package to quell the " yellow vest " revolt over taxes and living standards, hoping to end protests which have spiralled into violen...

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Auto Stocks Go Up After China Considering Easing Import Tariffs

Auto Stocks Go Up After China Considering Easing Import Tariffs

Beijing will "spare no effort" to protect against "any bullying that infringes the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens", Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at a conference in Shanghai. Whil...

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