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Growing Signs of Collective Response, Following Iranian Missile Test

Growing Signs of Collective Response, Following Iranian Missile Test Britain on Tuesday accused Iran of disregarding a United Nations resolution after the Security Council debated whether a purported ballistic missile test three days ago could even amount to a breach of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers. [Full Article...]

South Korean President says visit from North Korea's Kim 'a possibility'

South Korean President says visit from North Korea's Kim 'a possibility' U.S. officials insist on the complete, verified and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula before sanctions are lifted. And that, he said , can be done through global climate organizations like the Green Climate Fund and the Global Green Growth Institute, and he welcomed the adoption of the "Buenos Aires Update", part of the G20 nations' efforts to achieve sustainable development. [Full Article...]

French government to review tax on high-earners

French government to review tax on high-earners Macron is a 40-year-old former investment banker and economy minister. He has not commented since the price hike was suspended on Tuesday, but Mr Philippe said the government would have to be "deaf or blind" not to recognise that the policy was widely unpopular. [Full Article...]

USA warplanes crash off Japan; 1 rescued, 6 missing

USA warplanes crash off Japan; 1 rescued, 6 missing The KC-130 is an extended-range tanker version of the C-130 and is used for mid-air refuelling. Search and rescue operations are underway. Two United States Marine aircraft crashed off the coast of Japan on Wednesday. The crash comes just a month after a US F/A-18 Hornet from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea southwest of Okinawa. The US military has about 50,000 tr... [Full Article...]

Facebook accused of giving access to users’ data

Facebook accused of giving access to users’ data The defunct app developer obtained them as part of its ongoing lawsuit in California state court alleging that Facebook violated promises to developers. He reiterated that in 2014, the company made some changes that limited the data apps could access from the platform. In terms of suffocating rivals, Mr Collins wrote: "The files show evidence of Facebook taking aggressive positions against app... [Full Article...]

Canadians should be concerned democracy is under threat in Hungary: Ignatieff

Canadians should be concerned democracy is under threat in Hungary: Ignatieff Ignatieff said fears for CEU's future in Hungary emerged past year during Orban's re-election campaign in which the four-time prime minister frequently levied attacks at the Hungarian-born Soros . The university said it would retain "accreditation as a Hungarian university and. continue teaching and research activity in Budapest as long as possible". [Full Article...]

Gov. Scott Walker Signals Support for Lame-Duck Package

Gov. Scott Walker Signals Support for Lame-Duck Package Republican lawmakers have said they are trying to assert power for the Legislature before Evers takes office in January. "This legislation is an effort to undermine the results of the elections we just had for governor and for attorney general", Kaul told reporters Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Body Found in Costa Rica Near Where Woman Went Missing

Body Found in Costa Rica Near Where Woman Went Missing Authorities also say they have detained a suspect in the case. Costa Rican authorities have discovered a body near the area where US resident Carla Stefaniak disappeared last week. The two texted each other via WhatsApp throughout the day Wednesday, Burton said, until Stefaniak suddenly stopped responding to her messages that evening. [Full Article...]

Child killed when football team’s bus crashes in Arkansas

Child killed when football team’s bus crashes in Arkansas Authorities have confirmed that one child was killed and at least 40 others were injured in the crash - majority children. Hailey said there were seat belts on the bus, but he didn't know how many people were wearing them. Live video from the scene shows the heavily damaged bus on its side in an embankment near some dense woodland, just at the crook of a sharp bend in the road. [Full Article...]

Americans to Honor President George H.W. Bush in Washington

Americans to Honor President George H.W. Bush in Washington The current president gave Bush, a decorated WWII naval aviator who flew several combat missions, a brief salute before the first couple left the Capitol. Bush died Friday at his home in Houston at 94. Trump has ordered the federal government closed Wednesday for a national day of mourning. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation from Monday evening... [Full Article...]

Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder

Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder The 33-year-old mother of two girls vanished from the couple's Bayview home on or around Saturday 9 January 1982. As fans of the podcast will know, her husband Chris, a former rugby player and PE teacher at a local high school has always been suspected of involvement. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Accidently Lends Trump's Haters a Hand, Leaves Twitter Laughing

Rudy Giuliani Accidently Lends Trump's Haters a Hand, Leaves Twitter Laughing The odd circumstance started when Giuliani tweeted criticism of the timing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller that neglected to include a necessary space after a period that followed "G-20". In recent weeks, the social media platform banned numerous political operatives, including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and far-right provocateur Laura Loomer. [Full Article...]

Yemen's Houthis head to Sweden for peace talks

Yemen's Houthis head to Sweden for peace talks A UN-chartered flight left Sanaa with 50 wounded rebels on board and landed in Muscat, Oman's official ONA news agency reported. Before boarding a Kuwaiti plane, one delegate praised him for delivering on confidence-building measures like the evacuation of wounded fighters and a prisoner swap deal. [Full Article...]

AgustaWestland scam: Middleman Christian Michel to be produced in Delhi court

AgustaWestland scam: Middleman Christian Michel to be produced in Delhi court The action comes after the Court of Cassation in UAE had in November upheld a lower court order which said that Michel could be extradited to India. Christian James Michel was on the line. The other two accused by the agencies are Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa. The ED, in its chargesheet filed against Michel in June 2016, had alleged that he received about Rs 225 crore from AgustaWestland. [Full Article...]

USA to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations

USA to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations Moscow has returned accusations of non-compliance on the U.S., arguing that United States bases in Eastern Europe are not defensive but offensive and could potentially be used to target Russian Federation. Moscow has denied its new missile violates the INF but, after several years denying its existence, it has been vague on its capabilities. Russian Federation has said little about its Novator ... [Full Article...]

World's most powerful passports where people can travel visa

World's most powerful passports where people can travel visa The UAE passport was on 27th position in December 2016, and now has attained first place globally in December 2018. The Index is a global benchmark for classifying worldwide passports and reflects the world's view on the power and impact of passport. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets that China will slice tariffs on US-made cars

Trump tweets that China will slice tariffs on US-made cars The US spent 716 Billion Dollars this year. China will roll back tariffs on US-made cars, US President Donald Trump said , unveiling another potential breakthrough in a trade war truce that cheered stock markets on Monday. "China has agreed to start purchasing agricultural product from our farmers immediately". "We all realize that we are indirectly influenced by the fact that Sino-Amer... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 7.6 quake near Loyalty Islands, no tsunami threat to New Zealand

Magnitude 7.6 quake near Loyalty Islands, no tsunami threat to New Zealand A major natural disaster Tuesday night struck the territory of New Caledonia, sparking tsunami alerts. The warning identified vulnerable areas including Vanuatu's Anatom Island, Esperitu Santo; New Caledonia's Noumea and Fiji's Suva. There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake. Seismologists in Australia said they are monitoring the quake. " Tsunami waves have been observed... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton Together For Holidays

Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton Together For Holidays There were reports that William and Kate would spend Christmas with the Middleton family while Harry and Meghan would join the Queen and the rest of the royal family at Sandringham. Kate wowed in a pale floor-length Jenny Packham gown with subtle sequin embellishments and organza short sleeves, as she arrived at the white-tie bash with husband William. [Full Article...]

Bulandshahr violence over cow slaughter: Killed inspector probed Akhlaq case

Bulandshahr violence over cow slaughter: Killed inspector probed Akhlaq case There have been a string of attacks by hardline Hindu groups targeting Muslims and low-caste Dalits over cattle slaughter and beef consumption. "These were suspected cow carcasses and the villagers were angry about it", said Kumar. At least 39 people have been killed in cow-related violence in India since 2014, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power, accor... [Full Article...]


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