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Israel finds fourth Hezbollah tunnel near Lebanese border, stuffs it with explosives

Israel finds fourth Hezbollah tunnel near Lebanese border, stuffs it with explosives Later on Monday, UNIFIL announced it had confirmed the existence of the four tunnels detected by the IDF, and said two of them crossed the Blue Line (the UN-designated border), representing a violation of Security Council Resolution 1701. The tunnel is in Israel's hands and does not pose a threat, the IDF reports. "Whoever enters it from the Lebanese side forfeits his life", the army said in a ... [Full Article...]

James Comey calls House Republicans ‘shameful’ after interview

James Comey calls House Republicans ‘shameful’ after interview He was on Capitol Hill for a second closed-door interview with two Republican-led committees investigating what they say was bias at the Justice Department before the 2016 presidential election. Asked by the reporter if he had hurt the bureau's reputation, Comey said no. His comments followed his second closed-door interview this month with House lawmakers running a politically divisive investig... [Full Article...]

Taliban Say 'another' Meeting in Middle East with US

Taliban Say 'another' Meeting in Middle East with US He also said Pakistan along-with the worldwide community and other stake-holders was committed to peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan to end the 17-year war. The Taliban, seeking to reimpose strict Islamic law after their 2001 overthrow, say the presence of global forces in Afghanistan is the main obstacle to peace. [Full Article...]

Israel signals displeasure at Australia's 'mistaken' West Jerusalem move

Israel signals displeasure at Australia's 'mistaken' West Jerusalem move Israel's control over it is eternal. " Australia also wants to divide Jerusalem into West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, all these will only stir more anger", he said after receiving an honorary doctorate degree in social leadership, business and politics from Rangsit University, here, today. [Full Article...]

Egypt unearths well-preserved tomb more than 4,400 years old at Saqqara

Egypt unearths well-preserved tomb more than 4,400 years old at Saqqara The well-preserved tomb is decorated with scenes showing the priest alongside his mother, wife and other members of his family. More than four millennia after being chiseled by Egyptian artisans, the intricate hieroglyphics and stone carvings of an ancient tomb have been uncovered. [Full Article...]

'Lying': Comey, Lanny Davis Slam Trump's Claim FBI Broke Into Cohen's Office

'Lying': Comey, Lanny Davis Slam Trump's Claim FBI Broke Into Cohen's Office Davis told the show's moderator, Margaret Brennan, that they never discussed the possibility of taking a presidential pardon. A lawyer for Donald Trump pushed back on Sunday against reports that the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election might be seeking to interview the president, saying it would happen only "over my dead body". [Full Article...]

Prosecutors charge 2 involved in Michael Flynn's Turkish lobbying

Prosecutors charge 2 involved in Michael Flynn's Turkish lobbying Bijan Rafiekian (BEE'-zhan ra-FEE'-kee-in), who also goes by the name Bijan Kian , made an initial appearance Monday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia. Prosecutors charge they did not properly disclose their work as foreign agents and, in fact, constructed a scheme to try to hide the ultimate origins of their payments in Turkey. [Full Article...]

Trump to look at case against Green Beret

Trump to look at case against Green Beret In Trump's word's, Golsteyn "could face the death penalty from our own government after he admitted to killing a Terrorist bombmaker while overseas". According to the BBC , then-Captain Golsteyn allegedly shot and killed a man he believed was making bombs for the Taliban. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Help Replace Obamacare

Donald Trump Urges Democrats to Help Replace Obamacare Schumer, on the other hand, joined his fellow Democrats Sunday in bashing O'Connor's ruling , calling it "an bad ruling " and calling on Congress to vote to intervene in the case on the side of Obamacare, alongside several Democratic attorneys general who will appeal the ruling . [Full Article...]

New Poll Shows Whom Americans Blame for Potential US Government Shutdown

New Poll Shows Whom Americans Blame for Potential US Government Shutdown When pressed on if they would be willing to go into a government shutdown over funding, Miller said , "absolutely". Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutdown to get Congress to approve a US$5 billion down payment to fulfil his campaign promise to build a border wall. [Full Article...]

Saudi denounces US Senate vote as 'blatant interference'

Saudi denounces US Senate vote as 'blatant interference' A day after the Senate vote, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo again defended USA ties with Saudi Arabia on national security grounds, saying the kingdom was a bulwark against common foe Iran. A non-binding resolution called upon Mr Trump to remove all United States forces engaging in hostilities in Yemen, except for those combating Islamist extremists. [Full Article...]

Labour MP discusses second Brexit vote with minister

Labour MP discusses second Brexit vote with minister Many MPs, both Labour and Conservative, are deeply nervous about the cries of betrayal which could flow from it. "A new public vote would be different from the referendum in 2016 because we now know more about what Brexit means", said Margaret Beckett, an MP from the main opposition Labour Party and "People's Vote" supporter. [Full Article...]

Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration

Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration Bush on December 03, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Zinke will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the year. Zinke has been reportedly casting about for employment safety nets for a while, inquiring into posts at Fox News and energy companies. [Full Article...]

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian family in northern West Bank

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian family in northern West Bank Palestinian militants in Gaza , including Hamas, have fought three wars with Israel since 2008. An Israeli officer was killed and another soldier was moderately wounded during the botched operation last month. Haniyeh meanwhile, said that Al-Qassam knows exactly where the Israeli forces were entering and leaving the Gaza Strip, what was happening during the disrupted operation and how long th... [Full Article...]

Deal or no deal, United Kingdom parliament will debate Brexit next steps - minister

Deal or no deal, United Kingdom parliament will debate Brexit next steps - minister Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to pull out of the vote at the last minute in the face of mounting evidence it would be overwhelmingly defeated and was then subjected to another trial, a vote of no confidence initiated by Eurosceptic members of her own party. [Full Article...]

Slain Minnesota student texted friend about roommate's threat

Slain Minnesota student texted friend about roommate's threat Papenheim was stabbed to death in Rotterdam, the Netherlands , on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. "They loved talking about music", Odegard said. "I'm going to miss her so much". Papenheim, an avid musician and psychology major, was just days away from returning home to Minnesota for Christmas. The two began sharing a two-bedroom apartment in 2017, one year after Papenheim moved to Rotterdam for sc... [Full Article...]

Sajjan Kumar: Milestone conviction in deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Sajjan Kumar: Milestone conviction in deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, delivering speeches instigating violence against Sikhs and disrupting communal harmony, saying "truth will prevail and justice will be done". [Full Article...]

Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations

Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations Critics also questioned Zinke's ethics and some of his moves triggered government investigations. "His slash-and-burn approach was absolutely destructive for public lands and wildlife". Investigators also are reviewing Zinke's decision to block two tribes from opening a casino in CT and his redrawing of boundaries to shrink a Utah national monument. [Full Article...]

May, Blair trade Brexit snipes - Newspaper

May, Blair trade Brexit snipes - Newspaper But it only comes into force if the United Kingdom and European Parliaments approve it. "When you look at the options that we have, we've got to recognize there are a limited number of real-world options here". The government is opposed to any further referendum, saying the public already made a clear choice on the matter in 2016. "Any effort to force Brexit over the line without checking that... [Full Article...]

Chuck Schumer Urges Congressional Vote Rejecting Obamacare Ruling

Chuck Schumer Urges Congressional Vote Rejecting Obamacare Ruling John McCain voted against it. "We'll sit down with the Democrats and get great healthcare for our people". "On the assumption that the Supreme Court upholds, we will get great, great health care for our people, we'll have to sit down with the Democrats to do it, but I'm sure they want to do it also", the president said. [Full Article...]


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