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Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder Army Special Operations Command, in a statement last week. Larry Johnson, 19 - were killed and others were wounded by a garage door that was booby trapped with explosives, prompting a search of nearby homes in which Golsteyn's unit found bombmaking materials and a suspected bombmaker, according to the results of an investigation released to The Washington Post through the Freedom of Information ... [Full Article...]

What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care Judge strikes down entire health care law... Democrats have said for years the sweeping Obamacare law - which covers multiple aspects of the health insurance industry - has flaws that need fixing and have been open to changes. That ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals "is at least as persuasive and probably more persuasive than a decision by a single judge in Wichita Falls, Texas... [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats Say Preventing a Government Shutdown Now Rides on Trump

Senate Democrats Say Preventing a Government Shutdown Now Rides on Trump Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will close at midnight Friday. "This is a very fundamental issue", Miller, who has pushed severely curtailing immigration to the United States, said on CBS's " Face The Nation ". Trump would need Democratic votes either now or in the new year, for passage. When it comes to placing blame for a shutdown, 43 percent said they would fault T... [Full Article...]

Saudis condemn US Senate for blaming Khashoggi murder on crown prince

Saudis condemn US Senate for blaming Khashoggi murder on crown prince Khashoggi , a contributor to the Washington Post , was killed October 2 shortly after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in what Riyadh has called a "rogue" operation. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has said Khashoggi was killed on the orders of a rogue intelligence officer. His body has not yet been found. " Prince Mohammed and Saudi Arabia, even prior to introduction of the... [Full Article...]

UK PM May's Allies Secretly Plot Second Brexit Referendum

UK PM May's Allies Secretly Plot Second Brexit Referendum After May called off the scheduled vote last week amid near-unanimous predictions she would lose, Jeremy Corbyn was due to announce the no-confidence plan in his response to her statement. May is trying to win tweaks from the European Union in order to win over skeptical lawmakers - although the bloc says no renegotiation is possible. [Full Article...]

Ryan Zinke: President Trump announces secretary of interior is to step down

Ryan Zinke: President Trump announces secretary of interior is to step down Here's what you need to know about Zinke's alleged misconduct. He's been investigated over his travel expenses and business deals. John Kelly - A retired Marine Corps general, Kelly was hired as White House chief of staff to bring order to the chaotic Trump White House, but ultimately fell out with his boss. [Full Article...]

Egypt expresses concerns over Israeli crackdown on Palestinians in West Bank

Egypt expresses concerns over Israeli crackdown on Palestinians in West Bank Haniyeh also voiced readiness to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at any time to advance the reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah and to hold elections within three months. Netanyahu referred to a controversial Gaza ceasefire in November that ended the worst escalation between Israel and Hamas since a 2014 war. "I will also respond to the Zionists who are saying what is happening i... [Full Article...]

Trump Has Changed His Mind And Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown

Trump Has Changed His Mind And Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown The House majority leader noted that Senate Democrats have pledged to block the bill from receiving the necessary 60 votes . "This is a negotiation and the President has leverage". not on border security but on the wall". Cisneros appears to have flip-flopped, as he promised throughout most of his campaign to vote against Pelosi for Speaker. [Full Article...]

Indian politician gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Indian politician gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots The testimony of three eyewitnesses whose family members were killed, some burned alive by the murderous mob, resulted in Monday's conviction. Though more than 400 accused have been sentenced by courts in these cases, victims have repeatedly complained that adequate steps were never taken to bring high-profile Congress leaders to justice. [Full Article...]

American Student Stabbed to Death While Studying in the Netherlands

American Student Stabbed to Death While Studying in the Netherlands The two began sharing a two-bedroom apartment in 2017, one year after Papenheim moved to Rotterdam for school and to be with her boyfriend, Nico, who she met online. "So im gonna have to go to the police". Papenheim's mother, Donee Odegard, told the Star Tribune newspaper in Minneapolis that her daughter was studying psychology with a focus on suicide. [Full Article...]

Interior secretary latest high-profile Trump administration member to depart

Interior secretary latest high-profile Trump administration member to depart Zinke, a former Republican congressman from Montana, is leaving weeks before Democrats take control of the House, a shift in power that promised to intensify probes into his conduct. He was hailed by energy industry officials for relaxing Obama-era environmental rules and opening up wide swaths of federal land and federal waters for drilling. [Full Article...]

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next European Union leaders assured Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that the Brexit treaty she agreed last month but is struggling to get through United Kingdom parliament should not bind Britain forever to EU rules. Europe's key power brokers have said they are unwilling to renegotiate the legally binding agreement that has been agreed to by May's government and the bloc's other members. [Full Article...]

Malaysia’s Mahathir says no rights to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Malaysia’s Mahathir says no rights to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital Malaysia has come out strongly against the Australian government's move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling the decision "premature" and a "humiliation to the Palestinians". "He will have to outline to the Australian community why he would want to now reverse that position and step Australia back from what should be, I think, a very strong stand of support for Israel", Mr Mo... [Full Article...]

Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote

Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote But Blair disagrees, with his office stating that it is " not irresponsible or insulting to put forward an alternative way to achieve resolution " since it is "perfectly clear neither the British people nor their parliament will unite behind the prime minister's deal". [Full Article...]

USA federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

USA federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional Trump was speaking after a short tour in the rain of Arlington National Cemetery, where hundreds of thousands of Holiday wreaths are placed each year next to the graves of veterans. "There is widespread support for protecting people with pre-existing conditions, and there's widespread opposition to the individual mandate", Collins said. [Full Article...]

Elected head: Yepifaniy, head of Ukraine's new orthodox church

Elected head: Yepifaniy, head of Ukraine's new orthodox church The ruling in October sparked fury in Moscow, which has overseen the Ukrainian branch of Orthodoxy for the last 332 years. Ukraine's Moscow-loyal church said it will snub the event and banned its priests from going to the synod. The newly formed community is now expected to receive independence from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Istanbul-based institution considered the ... [Full Article...]

May promises further talks with European Union to get 'assurances' on backstop

May promises further talks with European Union to get 'assurances' on backstop He added: " Theresa May has led a courageous fight, but unfortunately we are not seeing the results". May was gripping her handbag during her exchange with Juncker, suggesting that it was pre-planned stunt created to reassert her authority after another humiliating set back on Thursday. [Full Article...]

North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns that denuclearization promise in jeopardy

North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns that denuclearization promise in jeopardy Pyongyang's statement, cautioning that the United States policy of "maximum pressure" would be its "greatest miscalculation", follows Washington's decision last week to slap sanctions on three North Korean officials, including Choe Ryong-hae, a top aide to leader Kim Jong-un, for alleged human rights abuses. [Full Article...]

Explosion near pub in Sapporo, Japan injures dozens

Explosion near pub in Sapporo, Japan injures dozens The explosion happened at 8.30pm on Sunday local time (11.30am United Kingdom time) in Sapporo , the capital city of Japan's main northern island of Hokkaido . Footage from Japanese public broadcaster NHK showed grey smoke billowing from the restaurant as dozens of firefighters poured water onto the building, which was charred and almost collapsing. [Full Article...]

'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria

'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria The fall of Hajin came days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again threatened to push into Syrian Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria, a move that the US and SDF have said will interrupt the campaign against ISIS . Erdoğan reiterated his threat on 14 December, saying, "We will no longer tolerate a single day of delay ..." Tensions have been building since late October, wh... [Full Article...]


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