Worldwide

As Amazon drops New York City project, progressives claim a major coup

As Amazon drops New York City project, progressives claim a major coup The highest earners often have wealth tied to company stock, which isn't taxed as "ordinary income", Gates said. Ocasio-Cortez used an appearance on CBS " 60 Minutes " to pitch her plan to tax double-digit millionaires at a 70 percent rate - taking care to note the amount below that threshold would be taxed at lower amounts. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Barr as United States attorney general

Senate confirms Barr as United States attorney general William Barr was confirmed Thursday as President Trump's attorney general by the Republican-controlled Senate, despite Democrats' concerns that he may limit the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in USA elections. [Full Article...]

CRPF jawans dead, dozens injured; death toll expected to rise

CRPF jawans dead, dozens injured; death toll expected to rise The convoy, which was transporting members of the Central Reserve Police Force , was on the national highway when it was struck by a blast from an improvised explosive device, said Munir Khan, director general of police. The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the fearless martyrs. He prayed for the quick recovery of the injured Jawans. Modi has taken a stronger s... [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame' He also said , "I think she should either resign from Congress or she should certainly resign from the House Foreign Affairs Committee". Clinton took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out the president for criticizing Omar , citing what she says is his "embrace of white nationalism" and "exploitation & amplification of anti-Semitic, Islamophobic, racist, xenophobic, anti-LGBTQ hate". [Full Article...]

Trump could declare national emergency; United States already under 31

Trump could declare national emergency; United States already under 31 The almost 1,200 page legislation would fund nine Cabinet departments and dozens of other agencies through September 30. Funding is due to expire for a range of federal agencies on Friday. "Accordingly, I will study the president's declaration closely". Individuals or businesses with contracts canceled because of a redirection of military funds might be better placed to challenge the preside... [Full Article...]

Woman wanted in Toronto chair tossing surrenders

Woman wanted in Toronto chair tossing surrenders Video of the incident went viral online after it appeared the chair fell on a busy highway. In a news release issued Monday, investigators noted that other items were thrown off of the balcony as well. He declined to release the woman's name or age, but told CBC Toronto: "We are in the midst of contacting her and giving her an opportunity to consult a lawyer and turn herself in". [Full Article...]

Astronaut's next mission: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid in Arizona

Astronaut's next mission: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid in Arizona Kelly and his wife, former Representative Gabrielle Giffords , have become outspoken gun control advocates in the years since Giffords was shot and almost killed in a 2011 assassination attempt that killed six and wounded a dozen others. [Full Article...]

British schoolgirl who joined ISIS wants to return home

British schoolgirl who joined ISIS wants to return home Speaking from a refugee camp in Syria, Begum, now 19, has lost two children, told the Times newspaper that she was nine months pregnant and wanted to return to the United Kingdom for her baby. She claimed not to have seen him since. Asked whether her experiences of living in the one-time IS stronghold of Raqqa had lived up to her aspirations, Begum said: "Yes, it did". [Full Article...]

Australia to reopen Christmas Island detention centre

Australia to reopen Christmas Island detention centre But authorities on Christmas Island questioned the move to reopen the detention centre, saying their health facilities are limited and they "quite regularly" medically evacuate people because their small hospital can not handle complex treatment. [Full Article...]

Iran's revolution has hit its midlife crisis | Business , Regional

Iran's revolution has hit its midlife crisis | Business , Regional In a speech at Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) square, Rouhani said US efforts to separate Iran from other countries would fail. The ambassador made the remarks during a ceremony held in the Iranian embassy in The Hague to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. [Full Article...]

Tell-All Author Sues Trump Over Non-Disclosure Claim

Tell-All Author Sues Trump Over Non-Disclosure Claim According to Sims" lawsuit, the campaign later filed a demand for arbitration that seeks monetary damages, the return of materials from his tenure, and from making "disparaging statements" or "commenting further regarding "confidential' information derived from his time in the White House". [Full Article...]

Woman charged with tossing chairs from Canada high-rise

Woman charged with tossing chairs from Canada high-rise Of course, she would never wish anyone would be hurt", said Greg Leslie, her lawyer. Marcella Christianna Zoia, 19, a dental hygenist student, was released on bail Wednesday after Toronto Police charged her with mischief endangering life, mischief damage to property valued under $5,000, and being a common nuisance. [Full Article...]

Iran Vows Revenge for Terror Attack on IRGC

Iran Vows Revenge for Terror Attack on IRGC Meanwhile, the IRGC Qods Base has issued a statement, condemning the attack as a revenge for the failure of the foreign plots in the aftermath of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. "Is it no coincidence that Iran is hit by terror on the very day that #WarsawCircus begins?" Twelve members of the Guards were among 25 people killed last autumn by gunmen on a mi... [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu meets Oman's foreign minister in Warsaw

Israel's Netanyahu meets Oman's foreign minister in Warsaw This is a new era for the future, and for prosperity for all the nations". Well, today, they said it. "The result of this conference ideally would be a demonstration of Iranian isolation and unity amongst American allies in Europe and the Middle East", said William Wechsler, senior adviser for Middle East programs at the Atlantic Council in Washington. [Full Article...]

Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr

Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr GettyU.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) (L) and Rep Walter Jones (R-NC) attend a news conference to announce bipartisan legislation calling on President George W. "After faithfully representing the people of Eastern North Carolina in Congress and the state legislature for over 34 years, Congressman Walter B. Jones passed away this afternoon in Greenville", his office said in a statement . [Full Article...]

5 shot to death at home near Lake Livingston, officials say

5 shot to death at home near Lake Livingston, officials say Authorities found one survivor, who was only identified as Ashley's mother by police. The child's identity hasn't been released, but Lyons says a woman was found safe locked in a bedroom closet. Childers would not say whether any of the deaths are believed to be suicide, but confirmed police are not seeking a suspect and there's no risk to the public. [Full Article...]

Parents of kids locked in kennel jailed

Parents of kids locked in kennel jailed Two of them were locked in a filthy wire dog cage and the other two were partially clothed, smeared in urine and feces, outside the cage. Johnson said food was kept just out of reach of the children in a refrigerator that had three straps on it to lock it. [Full Article...]

New York City police detective killed by friendly fire

New York City police detective killed by friendly fire Simonsen, a 19-year NYPD veteran, was put in a squad auto and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. One of the suspects - a 27-year-old "career criminal" - was shot "multiple times" and critically wounded in the hail of at least a dozen bullets. [Full Article...]

Monica Witt, former Air Force counterintelligence specialist, accused of spying for Iran

Monica Witt, former Air Force counterintelligence specialist, accused of spying for Iran She worked extensively in the Middle East and had access to classified information, including the names of multiple American intelligence officials. She then found work as a Defense Department contractor. Last November, US President Donald Trump re-imposed all sanctions on Iran that had been suspended due to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement. [Full Article...]

Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S.

Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S. Speaking in the Slovak capital of Bratislava , Pompeo said China and Russian Federation pose twin threats to the democratic and free-market gains made since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. official travelling with Pompeo said the Trump administration was pursuing a strategy similar to that in Asia, where for years the United States has been seeking to curb China's power. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286  Next »