Ukraine calls up reservists over Russian invasion fear

However, Russia claimed it had been forced to act as Ukrainian ships illegally entered its waters to "intentionally" provoke a conflict. Russia is resisting global calls to release three Ukrainian naval ships that its border patrols fired upon an... More..

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Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight

Comey tweeted, " Grateful for a fair hearing from judge". At the heart of the case is whether the panel should be able to force Mr Comey to testify in secret about the FBI's investigations into former Secret...More..

Trump, Xi agree to temporary truce on trade
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Trump, Xi agree to temporary truce on trade

In a briefing in Beijing a few hours later, China's foreign ministry spokesman Xi Jinping declined to comment on any vehicle tariff changes. "Still, one must presume that as the existing and proposed tari...More..

Michelle Obama's Becoming memoir becomes best-selling book of 2018
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Michelle Obama's Becoming memoir becomes best-selling book of 2018

Becoming has 3.4 million hardcover copies now in print. Obama is promoting her book with a live tour being moderated by the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. Becoming even bests the efforts of for...More..

by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Bush's service dog lies next to former president's casket

Mr Bush's body is due to lie in state this week ahead of a day of national mourning. While the services are split between Washington and Texas, many in Kennebunkport, Maine also feel a personal connection to...More..

Police hunting couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Police hunting couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

Security footage showed a man getting down on one knee over a grate in the square. The clip was shared by the New York City police department on Saturday, going viral and amassing more than 20,000 retweet...More..

Brian Mulroney remembers George HW Bush as 'a great friend of Canada'
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Brian Mulroney remembers George HW Bush as 'a great friend of Canada'

Bush´s life, and he taught all of us about leadership, sacrifice and decency". In fact, Bush praised the diplomatic skills of Shahi at several public events while reminiscing about his service as US Ambassado...More..

May warned of ‘historic constitutional battle’ over Brexit legal advice
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

May warned of ‘historic constitutional battle’ over Brexit legal advice

The government insists such legal advice is always confidential - and that MPs will be able to question Mr Cox about it on Monday after his statement. Next week's Brexit vote could be scrapped as the Prime Mini...More..

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has brought charges or secured convictions against more than two dozen Russian nationals and entities, as well as a number of Trump's associates, including former campaig...More..

Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman arrives in Algeria
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman arrives in Algeria

The crown prince is in Argentina for the G20 Summit with Turkish, American and Canadian officials also in attendance. The White House has been under pressure over close ties with the Saudi government amid...More..

Trump faces China trade showdown, Russia, Saudi tensions at G-20
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump faces China trade showdown, Russia, Saudi tensions at G-20

U.S. President Donald J. Trump said an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Monday that the levy could be as high as 10 percent. His administration recently imposed a 10 per cent tax on those import...More..

Facebook says COO Sheryl Sandberg asked for information on George Soros
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Facebook says COO Sheryl Sandberg asked for information on George Soros

Facebook later commissioned a campaign-style opposition research effort by Definers Public Affairs, a Republican-linked firm, which gathered and circulated to reporters public information about Soros' funding o...More..

Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges

In return, the couple are alleged to have been given more positive coverage on Walla! news website, owned by Bezeq. The Israeli prime minister, however, dismissed the accusations against himself and his wife....More..

A rainy weekend in West Michigan, but snow returns soon
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

A rainy weekend in West Michigan, but snow returns soon

The Milwaukee area will go from rain to a mix to snow by Sunday . Rain showers and very windy conditions affecting the metro area this morning. Heavy rain during the morning hours may drop the visibility at ...More..

Trump’s whirlwind G20 set to begin after he cancels Putin meeting
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump’s whirlwind G20 set to begin after he cancels Putin meeting

The President said he has a great working relationship with the German leader, and they will work together to resolve a trade imbalance between the USA and Germany. Asked if he might consider exchanging the cap...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NYC police find engagement ring lost down utility grate in Times Square

They managed to pull the ring out of a utility grate on Saturday morning. New York Police have found themselves at the centre of a real-life romantic comedy. Which is great news, except the couple never lef...More..

N. Korean soldier defects to South as Trump reaffirms 2nd summit plan
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

N. Korean soldier defects to South as Trump reaffirms 2nd summit plan

The Koreas will run trains on two railways for 18 days starting Friday, South Korea's Unification Ministry said in a Wednesday statement. The journey required special permission from the United Nations to car...More..

The Obamas Remember ‘Patriot and Humble Servant’ George H.W. Bush
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

The Obamas Remember ‘Patriot and Humble Servant’ George H.W. Bush

Bush's eldest son, former President George W. Bush , issued a statement shortly after the announcement of his death. In 2001, Bush became just the second USA president after John Adams to see his son beco...More..

Alaska's back-to-back earthquakes
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Alaska's back-to-back earthquakes

The Trans Alaska Pipeline, which carries crude oil 800 miles (1,300 km) from Alaska's North Slope to the marine terminal at Valdez, was shut down for about seven hours as a precaution, but no damage to the syst...More..

Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man

The ex-officer, 30-year-old Amber Guyger , was initially arrested in September on a manslaughter charge and released on bond after fatal shooting of 26-year-old Botham Jean . Jean's family was present at an...More..

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious’ plane troubles
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious’ plane troubles

The plane turned back from the Netherlands and landed in Cologne because it was the only base with a replacement aircraft, the DPA news agency said. The pilot had to use a satellite phone after the malfunctio...More..

MBS messages intercepted by Central Intelligence Agency bolster view prince targeted Khashoggi
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

MBS messages intercepted by Central Intelligence Agency bolster view prince targeted Khashoggi

The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo , insisted on Saturday that "no direct evidence" linked the Saudi crown prince , Mohammed bin Salman , to the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Pompeo is a f...More..

May accuses Labour of pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

May accuses Labour of pushing Britain towards no-deal Brexit

There's every sign they won't, and that would leave May with a set of unpalatable options that range from taking Britain out of the bloc without a deal - with potentially disastrous economic consequences - to h...More..

New Jersey Man Charged With Killing Brother, Family In Colts Neck
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

New Jersey Man Charged With Killing Brother, Family In Colts Neck

Hours later, Caneiro's brother, Keith, was found shot to death outside his Colts Neck mansion and Keith's wife, Jennifer , and their two children , ages 11 and 8, were found badly burned inside. He will have ...More..

Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact

The pact with Mexico and Canada stands as a "model agreement that changes the trade landscape forever", he said at a signing ceremony with the other leaders Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. TRUMP: "These new ...More..

Pelosi wins first round: Democrats nominate veteran leader for House speaker
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Pelosi wins first round: Democrats nominate veteran leader for House speaker

The final vote for speaker, which requires a 218-vote majority of all congress members, will come in January. Some members of that group emerged from a meeting with Pelosi on Wednesday declaring themselves un...More..

At G-20, possible 'breakthrough' seen after all-night talks
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

At G-20, possible 'breakthrough' seen after all-night talks

French president Emmanuel Macron said: "He was a world leader, who strongly supported the alliance with Europe". Mr Macri said the matter of the killing would be "on the table" during bilateral and possibly...More..

Hoover mall shooting suspect in custody in Atlanta
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Hoover mall shooting suspect in custody in Atlanta

The 21-year-old was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer responding to reports of gunfire inside the Riverchase Galleria. When police arrived on scene, a uniformed officer saw Mr Bradford with a f...More..

France's Macron will meet Saudi crown prince at G-20 summit
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

France's Macron will meet Saudi crown prince at G-20 summit

Pompeo told reporters on Capitol Hill after he briefed senators that "there is no direct reporting connecting the crown prince to the order of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi". business and defying intense pres...More..

Tsunami Warning in Anchorage After Massive Earthquake
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Tsunami Warning in Anchorage After Massive Earthquake

It was followed six minutes later by a 5.7 quake. "We were pretty nervous", said John Ruhlin, who is from Cleveland, but now teaches at West Anchorage High School. In Wasilla, about 40 miles northeast of A...More..