All clear after bomb threat forces evacuation at CNN

Police tweeted that 25 Columbus Circle was evacuated, and that personnel swept the building and decided it was safe. The threat was not substantiated, the NYPD tweeted. "Basically the police are telling us it was an unsubstantiated telephone th... More..

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John Kelly was interviewed by Robert Mueller's team
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

John Kelly was interviewed by Robert Mueller's team

Kelly's successor is widely expected to be Nick Ayers , the young, politically savvy chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. That's according to Axios Friday, citing anonymous White House sources who...More..

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist

Auckland city police Det Insp Scott Beard said a scene examination was under way at a bush area on Scenic Drive, a countryside road on the city's outskirts. He's pleased however to be able to give Grace back to...More..

Pakistan says United States accepts its position in Afghan peace
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Pakistan says United States accepts its position in Afghan peace

President Donald Trump's decision to make political reconciliation between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul the primary goal of America's strategy to end the more than 17-year-old war in Afghanistan. Pakistan, sh...More..

Trump to name former Fort Hood commander as Joint Chiefs chairman
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump to name former Fort Hood commander as Joint Chiefs chairman

Milley fielded questions regarding President Trump's recent announcement that transgender troops will no longer be allowed to serve in the USA military in any capacity. Milley started the first U.S. Army-Navy i...More..

Mexican city shuts down migrant shelter near USA border
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Mexican city shuts down migrant shelter near USA border

Border Patrol agents arrested the woman November 26 after she entered the country illegally near Imperial Beach, California , across the border from Tijuana, Mexico , Customs and Border Protection said Wednes...More..

U.S. senators blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death after Central Intelligence Agency briefing
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

U.S. senators blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death after Central Intelligence Agency briefing

Khashoggi was killed in October, at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Dianne Feinstein , the resolution says the Senate "has a high level of confidence" that the crown prince "was complicit in the murde...More..

Four Dead Amid Car Blast, Shooting in Southern Iranian Port of Chabahar
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Four Dead Amid Car Blast, Shooting in Southern Iranian Port of Chabahar

While rare, Iran has been targeted in recent years by militant attacks. No militant group immediately took responsibility for the attack. Meanwhile, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi also denounced th...More..

Nauert to Become Next UN Ambassador
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Nauert to Become Next UN Ambassador

She does not have prior political or policy-making experience. The nomination was first reported by Bloomberg News . That means Nauert would wield less clout than her predecessor, both at the United Nati...More..

Save US-Russia nuclear treaty, European Union urges
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Save US-Russia nuclear treaty, European Union urges

His warning may give Trump pause for thought as he edges closer to unilaterally withdrawing from the INF Treaty, which prohibits the deployment of intermediate range ground-based missiles. "During this 60 day...More..

Six missing after two US warplanes crash off Japan
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Six missing after two US warplanes crash off Japan

Both planes are usually based at a United States site in Iwakuni, west of Hiroshima, where numerous 50,000 American troops stationed in Japan also stay. Josef Patterson, a spokesman with the 3rd Marine Aircra...More..

Is MbS set to lose crown prince's position — Global Geopolitical Series
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Is MbS set to lose crown prince's position — Global Geopolitical Series

The handful of prominent Republicans who openly broke with the administration over Khashoggi's killing on Tuesday after receiving a briefing by Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel, included South C...More..

Crowds honor Bush for long service, from war to White House
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Crowds honor Bush for long service, from war to White House

Maryland's governor has declared that state government agencies and offices will close in honor of former President George H.W. Bush . Governor LePage stated, "I encourage our schools to use the National Da...More..

Special counsel notes Flynn’s cooperation, recommends no jail time
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Special counsel notes Flynn’s cooperation, recommends no jail time

Mueller had to file his recommendation for sentence before a midnight deadline on Tuesday. Catherine Herridge of Fox News indicated that Flynn could have faced up to five years of prison time for the charges ...More..

Former FBI director Comey files action to quash Republican congressional subpoena
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Former FBI director Comey files action to quash Republican congressional subpoena

But Comey argues that a closed hearing would allow for 'selective leaks, is abusive to witnesses, and furthers no legitimate congressional goal, ' according to a court filing by his lawyers. Comey is challen...More..

Damascus Complains to United Nations over Latest Israeli Strike
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Damascus Complains to United Nations over Latest Israeli Strike

The Israeli military denied reports that one of its fighter jets had been shot down Thursday in Syria. Syrian air defenses responded to the attack aimed at the town of Kiswah, south of the capital Damascus ...More..

Israeli police recommend Netanyahu and his wife be charged with corruption
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Israeli police recommend Netanyahu and his wife be charged with corruption

Netanyahu argued there was nothing suspicious or illegal with him being in contact with major media outlets owners after police recommended indictment for bribery over allegations that he pushed regulations b...More..

Alaska quake damage could have been much worse
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Alaska quake damage could have been much worse

A strong aftershock, measuring magnitude-5.7 shook the earth soon after and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for some areas. US President Donald Trump has approved the state of emergency for Alaska and ...More..

Amber Guyger: Ex-cop Indicted for Murder of Botham Jean in Dallas
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Amber Guyger: Ex-cop Indicted for Murder of Botham Jean in Dallas

When she opened the door, she saw the interior was nearly completely dark, according to the affidavit. She said she thought her apartment was being burglarized and gave verbal commands to the person, who igno...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

NYPD searches for couple after their proposal goes sideways at Times Square

Police in NY have taken to social media to track down a man who dropped an engagement ring through a grate in Times Square as he knelt down to propose. The woman is blond, and the man is brown-haired and bear...More..