• Roger Stone faces judge Thursday after Instagram posts
Roger Stone faces judge Thursday after Instagram posts

She imposed a full gagging order that prevents Stone making any statements about the case, including press releases, press conferences and social media posts, although he can still solicit donations to his personal defence fund. "Excuse me, did you not just tell me under oath less than five minutes ago that someone else posted it?" "So thank you ...

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  • World's largest bee finally found after going missing for 38 years
World's largest bee finally found after going missing for 38 years

While the bee does look horrifying, it is a bee, so it probably isn't itching to sting you unless it feels threatened (and again, it's in a part of Indonesia where it wasn't found for 38 years) but still, I'm certainly not going to sleep well tonight knowing this creature is out there somewhere.

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  • Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff
Maduro shuts Venezuela's border with Brazil amid aid standoff

Guaido has left Caracas with some 80 MPs to go on a 800-km journey to the Colombian border, where they hope to receive food and medicine to alleviate shortages. Guaido invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency on January 23 and denounces Maduro as an usurper who has devastated the country. Maduro accuses the Trump administration, w...

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  • Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation
Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation

He later added, "Regardless of what Robert Mueller's report shows, there are investigations by the Southern District of NY". Clapper also said he expects the special counsel team to provide some answers once it releases the report. McCabe elaborated on his meeting with the Gang of Eight in which he informed them of the span of the Russian Fed...

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  • Trump urges India, Pakistan to ‘get along’
Trump urges India, Pakistan to ‘get along’

Mufti said that both of the nations - India and Pakistan - can not afford a war in the present circumstances, and "only an illiterate would talk about war". Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi backed Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement in the wake of the Pulwama attack and blasted the IMG-Reliance for pulling out from the production of the ...

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  • Free Kim or Trump hairdos in Hanoi
Free Kim or Trump hairdos in Hanoi

He was unable to hide his excitement that Kim is coming to the Vietnamese capital next week for his second summit with the American president, and hopes for a chance to see Kim in person. "Nothing is agreed to until everything is agreed to", one official said. The two sides have not agreed previously on what denuclearization means.

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  • Bernie Sanders' moment may have come and gone
Bernie Sanders' moment may have come and gone

Kamala Harris (D-California) announced that her campaign raised $1.5 million from about 40,000 donors in the day after launching her campaign in January. He told CBS's John Dickerson, "In 2016, numerous ideas that I talked about - Medicare for all , raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, making public colleges and universities tuition-free - al...

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  • United States coast guard officer 'planned mass terror attack' on Democrats and journalists
United States coast guard officer 'planned mass terror attack' on Democrats and journalists

MSNBC declined to comment on Hasson's arrest. The US Coast Guard's 2018 register of officers lists a Christopher P. Hasson as a lieutenant as of last April. Fifteen guns and more than 1000 rounds of ammunition were found in Mr Hasson's basement flat along with illegal drugs, the attorney's office said. He also spent time perusing USA military ...

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  • Thousands demonstrate against anti-Semitism in France following a spike in hate crimes
Thousands demonstrate against anti-Semitism in France following a spike in hate crimes

The timing of the bigoted attacks, considering that France had already been planning to hold nationwide marches against anti-Semitism on Tuesday, was more than a little suspicious. A protester caught on video hurling abuse at Jewish writer and philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a "yellow vest" demonstration in Paris last weekend was taken into...

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  • Vatican confirms it has secret rules for children of priests
Vatican confirms it has secret rules for children of priests

The Vatican has acknowledged it has secret internal guidelines to handle cases involving priests who father children outside of their celibacy vows. Doyle also notes that these children are born under a wide range of circumstances, with some the result of sexual abuse by priests against girls and women.

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  • North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation
North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation

Britt denied changing any votes, and the attorney representing Harris downplayed what effect the scheme had on the election results. The registered Republican's vote was counted in November's election. Ballots were returned to the county elections board in small batches from a post office near the voters' residence rather than in large clumps that ...

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  • Hugo Palmer: Australian police scale back search for missing Briton
Hugo Palmer: Australian police scale back search for missing Briton

Within two hours police were contacted and located the pair's rental vehicle, a silver Holden Commodore Station Wagon, in the carpark of Shelly Beach . He said two of the men's friends, who were in Sydney when they disappeared, had travelled to Port Macquarie to support the search effort. Authorities did not say how long the men had been in Au...

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  • Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue
Saudi crown prince, Modi agree on need to restart Pak-India dialogue

Without mentioning Pakistan , the two leaders concurred that eliminating the infrastructure of terrorism was important to punish terrorists and their supporters. We are in talks with other companies, including Reliance Industries, ' he said. The talks between the prime minister and the Saudi Crown Prince came days after the 14 February atta...

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  • Bangladesh fire kills 70, injures 50 in capital Dhaka
Bangladesh fire kills 70, injures 50 in capital Dhaka

Other media, including bdnews24.com, said firefighters struggled to find adequate water supplies and had to draw water from a nearby mosque to fight the blaze. Fires and building collapses are common in the country - particularly in the multibillion-dollar garment industry - where building regulations are lax and volatile chemicals are often improp...

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  • Alabama woman who joined ISIS can’t return home, Pompeo says
Alabama woman who joined ISIS can’t return home, Pompeo says

Hoda Muthana is not a us citizen and will not be admitted into the United States", Pompeo said in a statement . According to Pompeo Muthana does not have a US passport or any legal basis to enter the USA and that she will not be admitted into the United States.

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  • Statue of USA sailor kissing nurse vandalised with #MeToo
Statue of USA sailor kissing nurse vandalised with #MeToo

No other objects were vandalized and there was no evidence of spray paint containers in the area, police said . Sarasota PD said there's no available surveillance video that captured the incident and no known witnesses. "I saw what those nurses did that day when we had the wounded on my ship and we put the wounded on the hospital ship". Frie...

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  • Syria: Allies to storm Isis stronghold in civilian rescue
Syria: Allies to storm Isis stronghold in civilian rescue

The militant Islamic State group, which in 2014 declared a cross-border "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq, has been expelled from all the land it held except for a patch of Baghouz village. The SDF, spearheading the ground battle, say the evacuation is a crucial step towards capturing the area. Daesh released 10 SDF fighters it had been holdi...

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  • Washington Post slapped with $250mn defamation suit by Covington student
Washington Post slapped with $250mn defamation suit by Covington student

The lawsuit slams The Washington Post , saying, "The Post bullied an innocent child with an absolute disregard for the pain and destruction its attacks would cause to his life". In a photo that went viral from the incident, Sandmann is seen standing face to face with Native American activist Nathan Phillips. He also represented John and Patsy Ra...

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  • Three Tory MPs quit party to join rebel Labour MPs’ breakaway group
Three Tory MPs quit party to join rebel Labour MPs’ breakaway group

But Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson said his party had to change or it could "see more days like this". One thing that many people have been wondering, though, is where the money has come from to fund this new offshoot group. The Enfield North MP, who chaired Labour Friends of Israel , said the Labour leader had ignored calls to tackle the p...

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  • ISIS defends final pocket of dying 'caliphate' in Syria
ISIS defends final pocket of dying 'caliphate' in Syria

Tattered buildings and the twisted skeletons of cars dotted the side of the road. The area is administered by a jihadist alliance led by Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate. Trump stunned allies in December when he announced all 2,000 USA troops would withdraw from Syria as IS had already been defeated. That attack came soon after Trump pledged...

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