Sunday, 17 February 2019
Latest news
Home » World Media

World Media

DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

So far issues between the two parties have stopped an agreement. The unprecedented negotiations at the Commission's offices come nearly exactly a year after Britons voted last June 23 to leave the EU. The performance of the British economy could also influence perceptions: Data on Wednesday showed average weekly pay in the three months to April was down 0.4 percent, year-on-year, in inflation-adjusted terms - the biggest fall since the three months to September 2014. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

The lawyer, Richard Cullen, is a former Virginia attorney general and a former U.S. attorney for the eastern district of Virginia. The former director of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, is scheduled to appear June 21 in an open session before the House of Representatives' intelligence committee, which is looking into Russian activity during the 2016 USA election campaign. Read More »

Trump Thinks The Republican Health Care Plan Is "Mean"


According to the AP's sources, "the president did not say what aspects of the bill he was characterizing" when he called the legislation " mean ". Trump said President Barack Obama's health care law "had been broken and it's been a broken promise". Read More »

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning


The twin attacks were claimed by the IS group. Rezaei also called the missile attacks "the message of Iran's authority" to "the supporters of terrorism". Russian Federation on Monday threatened aircraft from the USA -led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline meant to avoid collisions in retaliation for the us military shooting down a Syrian warplane. Read More »

Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says

Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose , 24, were taken into custody Thursday after two residents held them at gunpoint when they discovered the men were trying to steal a vehicle from a central Tennessee home, Lt. The pair then traveled in a stolen vehicle to Tennessee and tried to to steal another vehicle. Law enforcement officials said Dubose and Rowe performed a home invasion of an elderly couple in Bedford County around 2 p.m. Read More »

White House Likely to Comment on Comey Tapes by End of Week


While Spicer's new title is still being decided, his new role will be considered a promotion to a position at the level of deputy chief of staff. The new approach represents a departure. Politico reports that Spicer and Reince Priebus already has reached out to Laura Ingraham of Fox News for press secretary, and Daily Mail editor David Martosko for communications director. Read More »

Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". No such allegations against Trump or anyone on his staff have been made, Ruddy said. The White House again Monday refused to say one way or the other whether there was a tape. Read More »

Kashmir: Militant groups offer 'gun salutes' to their fallen comrades

Two terrorists, Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Junaid Mattoo and his aide, have been gunned down by the Indian Army, Special Operations Group and CRPF in an encounter in Kulgam this Friday. During yesterday's encounter, two civilians were also killed. He was involved in the killing of a police constable on Thursday in Kulgam's Bogund area and also in the killing of an assistant sub-inspector and a constable near a bus stand in Anantnag a year ago, police said. Read More »

Woman who stormed stage during 'Julius Caesar' is arrested


A pair of protesters-apparently scandalized by the political ideas contained in a play not only older than themselves, but also the country they live in and seem to enjoy yelling about-interrupted a performance of Julius Caesar tonight, put on by the New York Public Theater . Read More »

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe


Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , a friend of the president, told PBS' host Judy Woodruff on " NewsHour " that Mr. Trump was considering "perhaps terminating the special counsel". The meeting came amid a whirlwind week for the intelligence committee, which is among at least four congressional panels investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow, as well as Russia's broader efforts to influence the 2016 election. Read More »

Indians Held By ISIS In Iraq's Mosul Are Alive: Government


The wide-scale assault - which was reported to have lasted several hours - underscored the extremist group's resilience in the Iraqi city, despite months of heavy fighting with Iraqi forces backed by U.S. More than half a million people have been displaced from west Mosul since the campaign began to defeat the ISIS group there, following the liberation of the eastern half in January. Read More »

Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress


U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) talks to reporters after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., June 14, 2017. The 2011 shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led to an orgy of Republican-blaming, mostly based on the fact that Sarah Palin had released a map of 20 vulnerable Democratic districts with a set of crosshairs to mark each target. Read More »

Cosby's lawyer, judge clash as jury pushes patience, clock


She says Cosby drugged and assaulted her at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004. One other accuser, Kelly Johnson, was allowed to testify during the trial as prosecutors sought to establish that Cosby had a pattern of assault. In 2005, prosecutors declined to charge Cosby based on Constand's account, and she filed a lawsuit that Cosby settled for an undisclosed sum. Heidi Thomas praised Constand's "courage and willingness to go back into the maelstrom of this crime". Read More »

Policeman injured in Srinagar militant attack dies


Mattoo took up militancy in June 2015. Earlier during the day a gunfight was triggered in Aarwani village of the district. Wani was from Heff Shremal of Shopian district and Mir was from Frasbal area of Pampore. He was immediately rushed to hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival. Ahsan Mushtaq, 15, was killed after he was hit by bullets near the site of the encounter, the police said. Read More »

European Union says divorce bill, citizens' rights focus of Brexit talks

The government meanwhile said the state opening of the parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Mrs May's weakened position in the House of Commons as a result of losing her majority has fuelled speculation the Tories would be forced to soften their stance on Brexit. Read More »

Kamala Harris in 2020?


Kamala Harris (D-CA) questioning witnesses from the Trump Administration Justice Department and intelligence officials during a hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. "Well, I am unable to answer the questions", Sessions said. Harris spokesman Tyrone Gayle told the Associated Press that the senator "has run countless investigations, and will follow the facts wherever they may lead to get the truth for the American people". Read More »