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Russian politician arrested in Parliament for suspected murders

Russian politician arrested in Parliament for suspected murders His father's lawyer couldn't be reached for comment. Senators in Russian Federation are usually carefully vetted by the Kremlin before going through the technical procedure of being appointed by their region. According to reports in the Russian media, three witnesses have testified that the 32-year-old senator from Karachay-Cherkessia was involved in the killing of a youth activist named Aslan Z... [Full Article...]

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid A former mayor of Newark, New Jersey's largest city, Booker won a special Senate election in 2013 to replace Democrat Frank Lautenberg and then won a full Senate term in 2014. Newark Mayor Cory Booker , left, and Detective Robert Boyer, center, get help from Ali Muslim, 53, as they dig a person's vehicle from under the snow, January 27, 2011, in Newark, New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Pompeo expected to announce U.S. suspension of INF treaty on Friday

Pompeo expected to announce U.S. suspension of INF treaty on Friday United States officials have also expressed concern that China , which is not part of the treaty, is deploying large numbers of missiles in Asia that the USA can not counter because it is bound by the treaty. The US claims the missile is in breach of the INF Treaty. "We can not be the only country in the world unilaterally bound by this treaty, or any other". [Full Article...]

Three South African pupils killed as school walkway collapses

Three South African pupils killed as school walkway collapses The school is 45 years old and has a population of 1,060 learners. Netcare 911 reported earlier that "multiple people have sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate". A local provided this assistance until authorities came and emergency services. - Christa Eybers, Reporter - Eyewitness NewsOverall, 26 children were affected by the disaster. [Full Article...]

United Nations expert visits Saudi consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was killed

United Nations expert visits Saudi consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was killed The UN special rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard , will be in Turkey until Saturday for a series of meetings with authorities including the Istanbul chief prosecutor. Almost four months later, the whereabouts of Khashoggi's body remains unknown and Turkish officials accuse Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of orchestrating the killing - an allegatio... [Full Article...]

Piyush Goyal to present interim Budget on Feb 1

Piyush Goyal to present interim Budget on Feb 1 This Budget is of special importance not just because it will be interim finance minister Piyush Goyal who will be presenting the budget but because there are some major announcements expected from the government in its last big effort to woo the voters. [Full Article...]

Senate backs McConnell's rebuke of Trump's military drawdown plans in Syria, Afghanistan

Senate backs McConnell's rebuke of Trump's military drawdown plans in Syria, Afghanistan The procedural vote needed 60 yeas, and senators voted to end debate on the amendment in bipartisan fashion. McConnell discussed the bill again while the Senate was discussing S. This week, United States intelligence chiefs said that the ISIL remained a threat. It calls upon the Trump administration to certify conditions have been met for the groups' "enduring defeat" before any signif... [Full Article...]

Largest drug bust in history made as truck tries crossing southern border

The fentanyl was found Saturday along with 395 pounds of methamphetamine worth about $1.18 Million. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid. Fentanyl is trafficked into the United States largely from China and Mexico but it is not possible to determine which country is a bigger supplier, the DEA said in a report in October. [Full Article...]

Europe Launches Financial Mechanism To Conduct Business In Iran

Europe Launches Financial Mechanism To Conduct Business In Iran Washington says that although Iran complied with the terms of the deal, the accord was too generous, failing to rein in Iran's missile programme or curb its regional meddling. campaign to apply maximum financial pressure on Iran. The EU this month imposed its first sanctions on Iran since the 2015 nuclear pact in reaction to Iran's ballistic missile tests and assassination plots on European soil. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Receives $580,000 from Lawn Dispute Lawsuit

Rand Paul Receives $580,000 from Lawn Dispute Lawsuit Paul testified he feared for his life after the surprise attack . The trial included testimony from doctors as well as other neighbors, but the most riveting testimony came from Paul and Boucher. Following the trial, the senator tweeted that the lawsuit wasn't about him but about what the public finds acceptable in society. "We all expected that Senator Paul would get a verdict in his favour"... [Full Article...]

Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales

Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales A Met Office yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place for Yorkshire from 6pm today (31 Jan) until 12pm tomorrow (1 Feb), covering East, North, South and West Yorkshire. The Met Office site adds: "When snow falls in the United Kingdom it can quickly lead to impacts on transport networks". The Met Office says 3 to 7cm is likely to settle within two to three hours - with up to 10cm in ... [Full Article...]

Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier

Pelosi Would be 'BEGGING' for the Wall If Not for Tijuana Barrier On Thursday, Trump upbraided congressional Democrats for refusing to appropriate wall funding that is "DESPERATELY needed" - right before stipulating that, actually, the "Wall is already being built". It increases the chances that the only way to avert another shutdown would be to put a host of federal agencies on autopilot for weeks or months. Politicians on both sides flashed signs of flexibil... [Full Article...]

Facebook has new tools against EU election meddling

Facebook has new tools against EU election meddling In a draft charter, the social media giant said its user base of more than two billion people means that, in the interests of fairness and transparency , it alone should no longer have the final say on whether or not content is removed from the site. [Full Article...]

European Union leader Juncker: British vote raises risk of disorderly Brexit

European Union leader Juncker: British vote raises risk of disorderly Brexit Meanwhile, one of Mrs May's strongest negotiating weapons was ripped from her hands by MPs who voted to block a no-deal Brexit. The British parliament resoundingly rejected that deal two weeks ago and has told May to reopen negotiations with the European Union on it. [Full Article...]

Bruised, Beaten Joshua Tree National Park To Reopen After Shutdown

Bruised, Beaten Joshua Tree National Park To Reopen After Shutdown But the fix, which ends the longest government shutdown in USA history, is only temporary. Potwisha campground in Sequoia National Park also continues to be open, and will resume reservations starting January 30. Visit nps.gov/mapr for updated information about the park. "We welcome our friends at the National Park Service back to their jobs today and offer our full partnership and support... [Full Article...]

Trump adviser Roger Stone charged in Mueller inquiry

Trump adviser Roger Stone charged in Mueller inquiry Stone told "senior Trump campaign officials" about the stolen emails in WikiLeaks' possession that could be damaging to Mrs. Clinton. Roger Stone , a 66-year-old self-proclaimed Republican "dirty trickster ", declared himself innocent hours after a large team of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida . [Full Article...]

Philippine Church Blast Kills as Many as 19, Injures 48

Philippine Church Blast Kills as Many as 19, Injures 48 Ricky Bacolcol, a Diocesan priest. The military is investigating a report that the second bomb may have been connected to a parked motorcycle near the church. 27 said, "We will pursue to the ends of the earth the ruthless perpetrators behind this dastardly crime until every killer is brought to justice and put behind bars". [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Begins 'Remain In Mexico' Policy, Sending Asylum-Seekers Back

Trump Administration Begins 'Remain In Mexico' Policy, Sending Asylum-Seekers Back Two U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deliberations were not public said shortly before the launch that the policy would start with about 100 people a week in a trial period of up to 90 days in San Diego. The Mexican official said USA asylum judges are expected to render final decisions within 90 days. But they've also said that for humanitarian reasons they will acc... [Full Article...]

Mueller evidence used in disinformation campaign

Mueller evidence used in disinformation campaign That's according to a court filing from prosecutors Wednesday in the case against Concord Management and Consulting LLC. The prosecutors made the allegation in a federal court filing Wednesday as they asked a US judge to reject a request by lawyers from Concord Management and Consulting to share sensitive evidence outside the United States in trial preparation with Concord's owner and indi... [Full Article...]

Chris Christie's Advice to Trump on Mueller: Stay Quiet

Chris Christie's Advice to Trump on Mueller: Stay Quiet Christie wrote that Kushner joined in to back Trump's side, saying, "That's right, firing Flynn ends the whole Russian Federation thing". According to the New York Times Christie, the former two-term governor of New Jersey and a longtime friend of the president, became a key, early supporter of Mr. [Full Article...]


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