Trump makes false claim to troops about pay

And announce . we're going to use it as a site from which we'll conduct combat operations in other nations. And you just saw that, 'cause you just got one of the biggest pay raises you've ever received. Make it 10 percent. Many publications facing... More..

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Midnight strikes: Partial shutdown of United States government in place
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Midnight strikes: Partial shutdown of United States government in place

Forty-seven per cent of adults hold Mr Trump responsible, while 33 per cent blame Democrats in Congress, according to the December 21-25 poll, conducted mostly after the shutdown began. The House has approved a...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

NY transformer explosion lights up sky, causes power outages

A giant plume of smoke exploded and colored the night sky blue over a Con Edison substation in Queens on Thursday, causing people across NY to gawk in awe. Reports said the fire at the Con Edison facility in A...More..

Christians in Nairobi throng churches to celebrate birth of Jesus Christ
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Christians in Nairobi throng churches to celebrate birth of Jesus Christ

Buildings, houses and residential colonies were illuminated everywhere. The festive time also served many as an opportunity to spend some quality time with their family and friends. Christianity is a religion o...More..

Putin hails successful test of Russia's new hypersonic missile
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Putin hails successful test of Russia's new hypersonic missile

China's People's Liberation Army Rocket Force last month tested the S-400 Triumf air defence system successfully shooting down a "simulated ballistic target" nearly 250 kilometre away and moving at the supers...More..

Thousands evacuated near Sydney high-rise after cracking noises spur fears of collapse
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Thousands evacuated near Sydney high-rise after cracking noises spur fears of collapse

Engineers and the building's managers remained at the 38-storey building overnight but emergency services have since left after declaring there are no longer concerns of the tower collapsing. Wright said on Dec...More..

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

At least 429 people were killed and more than 1,400 injured, and 154 people remain missing. The disaster was compounded because it occurred over a busy holiday weekend before Christmas when many people had fl...More..

Horowitz: Mattis Resignation on Principle Sounds Clarion Call
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Horowitz: Mattis Resignation on Principle Sounds Clarion Call

Jim Mattis has "no anger" after Trump forced him out early, Mattis' brother has revealed. He had planned to stay through February, but Trump's decision will put deputy defense chief Patrick Shanahan as acting...More..

Kate Middleton bought Christmas gifts at the discount store
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Kate Middleton bought Christmas gifts at the discount store

Samantha is worried that this could be their father's last Christmas and she's anxious that the pair may never talk again. The Queen's 20,000-acre estate is expected to be packed with extended members of ...More..

Fears for more tsunamis after hundreds killed in Indonesia
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Fears for more tsunamis after hundreds killed in Indonesia

The quake struck 23km off Tiku, at a depth of 97.1km, according to data from the US Geological Survey . Image: Houses have been destroyed by the waves. Dozens of people sat listening at tables covered in whi...More..

Israeli Parliament to dissolve, early election to be held in April
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Israeli Parliament to dissolve, early election to be held in April

Since then, elections have nearly always been moved up because of a coalition crisis or as a strategic move by the prime minister to maximize his chance of re-election. Erdogan's spokesman and chief advisor Ibr...More..

Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the United States official said that "roughly half" of the 14,000 USA forces in Afghanistan would leave "within the next several months". "The conditions in Afghanistan - at ...More..

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia restructures intelligence service
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia restructures intelligence service

Eighty journalists , including media reporters and non-professional journalists , were killed worldwide in 2018, according to RWB's annual report . The committee said that at least four journalists were ...More..

United States charges 'China government hackers'
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

United States charges 'China government hackers'

Thursday's accusations came as the Department of Justice unveiled indictments against two Chinese hackers , who it said acted "in association with" the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS). "The list o...More..

Michael Flynn: Judge suggests ex-Trump aide 'sold out' US
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Michael Flynn: Judge suggests ex-Trump aide 'sold out' US

If the FBI already knew the answer to its questions and only asked Flynn to give him the opportunity to lie, "his answer, even if false, was not material to the investigation", said Dershowitz . Before the d...More..

Afghans, diplomats surprised by report of Trump plan to pull out troops
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Afghans, diplomats surprised by report of Trump plan to pull out troops

But it's unclear what troops are still doing in Afghanistan, a country the USA invaded in the name of dismantling Al Qaeda and rooting out the Taliban . Several high ranking Afghan military officials said ...More..

Lawmakers Renegotiating After Senate Fails To Pass Short-Term Spending Bill
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Lawmakers Renegotiating After Senate Fails To Pass Short-Term Spending Bill

Operations for several key agencies ceased at 12:01am Saturday, despite last-ditch talks that continued on Capitol Hill between White House officials and congressional leaders in both parties. "Not for wastin...More..

Trump Pushes 'Nuclear Option' Ahead of Crucial Senate Border Wall Funding Vote
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Trump Pushes 'Nuclear Option' Ahead of Crucial Senate Border Wall Funding Vote

Many agencies, including the Pentagon and the departments of Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services, are covered for the year and would continue to operate as usual if funding lapses. "We hope they'll s...More..

Politics won't be a factor in Huawei 5G decision: Trudeau
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Politics won't be a factor in Huawei 5G decision: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - who said on Friday the detentions were unacceptable - told CTV his government was taking the situation very seriously. "The detention of Ms. Meng is not a mere judic...More..

Japan lays down $242-B defense plan
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Japan lays down $242-B defense plan

The warships, now used as helicopter holders, will be able to transport fighter jets with a short take-off capacity and vertical landing, such as the F-35B stealth fighter. However Wallace and Schuster both cau...More..