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Pompeo: US to soften its position on West Bank settlements

Pompeo: US to soften its position on West Bank settlements The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a victory for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who is struggling to remain in power after two inconclusive Israeli elections this year, and a defeat for the Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Ukraine feels abandoned amid US impeachment drama

Ukraine feels abandoned amid US impeachment drama I said resumption of USA aid would likely not occur until Ukraine provided the public anti-corruption statement that we had been discussing for weeks, ' he said in amending his testimony. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch in the second public hearing of the impeachment inquiry. After President Trump urges Erdogan to call on "a friendly reporter from Turkey", Lindsey Graham turns to me ... [Full Article...]

Trump ally Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering and lying to Congress

Trump ally Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering and lying to Congress The verdict came Friday, two hours after the jury began its second day of deliberations. Stone was arrested in January at his home in Florida on charges brought by former special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump invites Turkey's Erdogan and GOP senators to White House meeting

Trump invites Turkey's Erdogan and GOP senators to White House meeting Erdogan and Trump had a hard agenda for their talks: Turkey's decision to buy a Russian air defense system despite Turkey's membership in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and its incursion into neighboring Syria to attack Kurdish forces that have fought with the USA against the Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Meteor lights up the sky over St. Louis, southern IL

Meteor lights up the sky over St. Louis, southern IL The National Weather Service posted a video of the flashing streak of light Monday night with homes in the background. Some sleepless folks in the state of Missouri were lucky enough to spot and film what appeared to be a bright meteor streaking through the night sky. [Full Article...]

Veterans Day Snow & A Cold Blast

Veterans Day Snow & A Cold Blast Snow accumulations of a coating to 1 inch are expected, with up to 2 inches possible in parts of Central and Western Massachusetts. "Temperatures that are well below normal will plunge into much of the nation beginning in the Northern Plains, and pushing all the way into Florida by mid-week", it added. [Full Article...]

Attack in Damascus kills two, wounds six - state media

Attack in Damascus kills two, wounds six - state media The IDF spokesman said that the forces targeted al-Ata because he was "a ticking bomb" and was allegedly plotting "imminent" attacks on Israel. The airstrike damaged the half of the second and most of the third floors of a house in the Shejaeya neighborhood east of the city. [Full Article...]

Mexico massacre: Devin Langford, 13, walked 23km for help

Mexico massacre: Devin Langford, 13, walked 23km for help Because all of the victims had dual US-Mexican citizenship, Mexico will keep US authorities apprised of progress in the investigation. Yet another toddler, 7-month-oldschool Faith Marie Johnson, modified into once learned in a automobile seat that her mother put on the flooring for the length of the shootout to provide protection to her, Liddiard acknowledged. [Full Article...]

Majority of Voters Believe Trump Will Be Reelected

Majority of Voters Believe Trump Will Be Reelected She said: "Frankly he's using his Twitter account to try to financially benefit his son". Televised public hearings featuring US officials testifying in Congress about alleged wrongdoing by Trump could crowd out other issues like the economy and immigration as voters turn their minds to the November 2020 election . [Full Article...]

Boeing chair defends CEO over 737 MAX

Boeing chair defends CEO over 737 MAX Calhoun said that Muilenburg will receive no stock grants until the plane, grounded since March , is fully back in service. The former General Electric Co. "Reform has to happen. It's at least a year", said Calhoun. "The system let everybody down", Calhoun, a managing director at Blackstone Group Inc., said in the half-hour interview. [Full Article...]

Schiphol security alert is a false alarm, military police alerted by mistake

Schiphol security alert is a false alarm, military police alerted by mistake A large contingent of authorities and officers were dispatched to the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on Wednesday night because of an incident on an aircraft. Emergency services have issued a Grip-3 report, De Telegraaf reported. Photos shared on social media show areas of the airport cordoned off with police tape. [Full Article...]

Farage says he will not stand in United Kingdom election

Farage says he will not stand in United Kingdom election Just 20 per cent believe he is doing a good job. ■ SKY NEWS presenter Kay Burley mocked Nigel Farage as "frit" yesterday during a heated exchange with Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice. "Under a Labour government: Remain will be on the ballot paper". "Brexit is a "single factor issue" that is going to add substantially to the number of swing seats, and it's also going to increase the size... [Full Article...]

U.S. releases first images of Baghdadi raid

U.S. releases first images of Baghdadi raid Turkey on Sunday said there was "coordination" between Ankara and Washington before the operation which USA media reports said targeted and killed Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He stole a pair of al-Baghdadi's underpants to prove his connection to the terror leader and then led a U.S. special forces team to the Syrian hideout. [Full Article...]

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland's future 'must be in our own hands'

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland's future 'must be in our own hands' She added that there was a "huge appetite" for a second Brexit and Scottish referendum in 2020. And instead, she said: "There is a much better alternative". While her 10 minute speech was cheered by the firmly pro-independence audience, opposition parties were quick to claim the SNP leader was once again placing independence above the day-to-day priorities that voters most cared about. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke Is Dropping Out of the Presidential Race

Beto O'Rourke Is Dropping Out of the Presidential Race But he was not able to duplicate in the presidential contest the fundraising and campaigning prowess he demonstrated in his 2018 race to try to unseat U.S. Unaffiliated with O'Rourke himself, the event was a signal of high expectations for the former representative to emerge in the top tier of Democratic-nomination candidates. [Full Article...]

India defends Kashmir change as Pakistan weighs in

India defends Kashmir change as Pakistan weighs in Modi has said the special privileges Kashmir enjoyed for decades, such as property rights and government jobs only for locals, had hindered its development and fuelled separatism. India has strongly conveyed to China to stop interfering in its internal affairs, while noting the situation in Aksai Chin. There has of course been no referendum but the reported reaction in Leh demonstrates the compl... [Full Article...]

India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach by Israeli spyware

India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach by Israeli spyware WhatsApp has said that Indian users were among those hit by the Pegasus surveillance attack and that the company reached out to the affected users this week. "I vividly remember getting video calls on WhatsApp from an worldwide number and the country code was Sweden". The accounts were created to place the calls that injected the spyware , the lawsuit says. [Full Article...]

World Update, Fire destroys Japanese world heritage site

World Update, Fire destroys Japanese world heritage site There were no reports of injuries, but about 30 residents living nearby had to be temporarily evacuated. The Guardian reports that "Television footage showed the multi-structure castle reduced to a skeleton ". Three more trucks were dispatched 45 minutes later, followed by more calls until 53 fire trucks and 171 firefighters in all from Naha and surrounding cities and towns were on scene a... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong plunges into recession as protests, trade war take toll

Hong Kong plunges into recession as protests, trade war take toll Analysts said the third quarter contraction - which followed a 0.5% drop in gross domestic product in the three months to June - would be the start of a prolonged slump that would cause permanent damage to Hong Kong's reputation as a place to do business. [Full Article...]

Twitter to stop running all political advertising: CEO

Twitter to stop running all political advertising: CEO Twitter is banning all political advertising. But the change doesn't affect what users can tweet and share on their own, meaning it may not have much impact on widely followed accounts including President Trump, whose tweets already reach more than 66 million users each day. [Full Article...]


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