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U.S. Senate Set For Trump’s Impeachment Trial

U.S. Senate Set For Trump’s Impeachment Trial The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump in the Senate is likely to begin next week Tuesday with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. McConnell said he expected the House of Representatives to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the upper chamber...... more

Queen Elizabeth Endorses Harry, Meghan Decision

Queen Elizabeth Endorses Harry, Meghan Decision Queen Elizabeth II has agreed, even though grudgingly, to what she calls a “period of transition” in which Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, “will spend time in Canada and the UK.” The UK monarch stated that “Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working...... more

ISIS Regrouping Again, Jordanian King Cries Out.

ISIS Regrouping Again, Jordanian King Cries Out.  King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East. Months after the ousting of IS last year from their last Syrian holdout, Abdullah said his “major concern is that we have seen over the past...... more

Iraqi Airbase Housing US Forces Again Under Rockets Attack

Iraqi Airbase Housing US Forces Again Under Rockets Attack A volley of rockets slammed into an Iraqi airbase north of Baghdad where US forces have been based, wounding four local troops, the Iraqi military said on Sunday. The statement said eight Katyusha-type rockets landed on Al-Balad airbase, wounding two Iraqi officers and two airmen. Al-Balad is the main airbase for...... more

Royal Family Meets Monday Over Harry, Meghan’s Future

Royal Family Meets Monday Over Harry, Meghan’s Future The British royal family will meet Monday to discuss the future of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after the couple announced this week they would step back from their roles as senior members of the royal family, a palace source told CNN. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and...... more

More Iowa Voters Disapprove Impeachment In New CNN Poll

 More Iowa Voters Disapprove Impeachment In New CNN Poll By Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director Iowa registered voters are divided over whether the House of Representatives made the right move in impeaching President Donald Trump and a plurality say he should not be removed from office, according to a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll. Overall, 45% say they disapprove of...... more

UK Parliament Approves Historic Brexit Deal

UK Parliament Approves Historic Brexit Deal Britain’s parliament finally approved Brexit on Thursday, allowing it to become the first country to leave the European Union later this month, ending years of arguments that toppled two governments and splintered society. The House of Commons erupted in cheers after MPs ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with Brussels...... more

US House Limits Trump War Powers On Iran

US House Limits Trump War Powers On Iran The US House of Representatives has approved a largely symbolic resolution seeking to limit President Donald Trump's ability to make war on Iran. The measure passed the Democratic-run chamber 224-194, but faces an uphill climb in the Republican-held Senate. It aims to mandate congressional approval for any conflict with Iran, except...... more

Suspicion Trails Ukranian Plane Crash In Iran

Suspicion Trails Ukranian Plane Crash In Iran  Evidence suggests an Iranian missile brought down a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran, possibly in error, Western leaders say. The leaders of Canada and the UK called for a full and thorough investigation into the crash, which killed all 176 people on board. Iran has ruled out a missile...... more

Trump: Iran 'Standing Down' After Missile Strikes

Trump: Iran 'Standing Down' After Missile Strikes US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed Iran "appears to be standing down" after it targeted air bases housing US forces in Iraq, in a televised address from the White House. Mr Trump said no US or Iraqi lives were lost in the attacks and the bases suffered only minimal damage....... more

ANALYSIS: Iran's Strikes Seem Intended To Avoid US Deaths.

ANALYSIS: Iran's Strikes Seem Intended To Avoid US Deaths. Nick Paton Walsh, International Security Editor, CNN   It is perhaps the most brazen attack Iran has launched against the United States in four decades of simmering covert and overt conflict. The timing. The target. The threats of heavy retaliation already "locked and loaded," as President Trump would have had it....... more

Harry, Meghan To Step Back As Senior Royals

Harry, Meghan To Step Back As Senior Royals   The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they will step back as "senior" royals and divide their time between the UK and North America. In a statement released by Buckingham Palace, the couple said they plan to "carve out a progressive new role within this institution". They said they...... more

ANALYSIS: Iran’s Attack On Two Iraqi Bases Housing US Forces • “All Is Well”, Tweets Trump

ANALYSIS: Iran’s Attack On Two Iraqi Bases Housing US Forces  •	“All Is Well”, Tweets Trump The question now, is how the President, torn between a hatred of looking weak and a new Middle Eastern war he vowed to avoid but seems to have blustered his way into, will react? If neither side blinks, America could be on the brink of its first hot war with revolutionary...... more

Pro-Iranian Cyber Group Hacks US Govt Agency Website

Pro-Iranian Cyber Group Hacks US Govt Agency Website A group claiming to be hackers from Iran have breached the website of a little-known US government agency and posted messages vowing revenge for Washington’s killing of top military commander Qassem Suleimani. The Guardian UK reports that the website of the Federal Depository Library Program was replaced on Saturday with a...... more

Trump To Iran: We’ll Hit 52 Iranian Sites If You Attack Americans

Trump To Iran: We’ll Hit 52 Iranian Sites If You Attack Americans US President, Donald Trump, has warned Tehran that the U.S. will target 52 Iranian sites if Iran attacks Americans in the wake of the killing of a top Iranian general. In a series of tweet, Trump wrote on Saturday: “Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any Americans,...... more

Soleimani: We Took Action To Prevent War, Not Cause It – Trump

Soleimani: We Took Action To Prevent War, Not Cause It – Trump By QUINT FORGEY, CAITLIN OPRYSKO and GABBY ORR President Donald Trump wasted no time on Friday defending his potentially world-altering decision to kill the leader of Iran’s elite paramilitary forces, Qassem Soleimani — and warning that other enemies of the U.S. could easily face the same fate. From Twitter to Mar-a-Lago...... more

What is the US logic to this strike?

What is the US logic to this strike? The strike may have been a "target of opportunity" but it clearly had presidential authorisation for longer than just last night. The US clearly wants to send the signal that this is deliberate. But it is escalatory and brings the region to a new brink of unpredictable chaos. So how could...... more

Who Was Qasem Soleimani

Who Was Qasem Soleimani Qasem Soleimani, who was killed by a US airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump at Baghdad International Airport on Friday, was hailed as a hero in Iran -- brave, charismatic and beloved by the troops. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, once called him a "living martyr of the revolution." But...... more

Soleimani: Iran Vows Retaliation For Strike

Soleimani: Iran Vows Retaliation For Strike Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has given his first reaction to the death of top military commander Qasem Soleimani saying the strike was a "cowardly act" and "another sign of America's frustration and helplessness in the region.” Rouhani, like other top Iran officials, also vowed retaliation for his death. “Undoubtedly, the great...... more

Breaking: Esmail Replaces Soleiman As Iran New Quds Head

 Breaking: Esmail Replaces Soleiman As Iran New Quds Head Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has appointed Brigadier General Esmail Qaani, who was General Qassem Soleimani’s deputy, to replace him as head of the country’s Quds Forces of the Revolutionary Guards’ foreign operations arm. This follows the killing of its General on Friday in a US strike on Baghdad airport. “Following...... more

Corruption: Netanyahu Asks Parliament For Immunity

Corruption: Netanyahu Asks Parliament For Immunity Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving premier, is fighting for his political survival on two fronts — the corruption allegations and stiff opposition from a new centrist party. The immunity...... more

Nostradamus On 2020: Trump Re-elected, Kim Jong-Un Out & King William?

Nostradamus On 2020: Trump Re-elected, Kim Jong-Un Out & King William? By CIARAN MCGRATH The authors of the website Nostradamus.com, launched to coincide with the release of a documentary with the same name, suggest this year will be highly eventful - and here are five of the most sensational predictions. Nostradamus was an 16th century astrologer and doctor best known for his...... more

CNN Poll: US Economy Receives Its Best Ranking In Nearly 20 Years

CNN Poll: US Economy Receives Its Best Ranking In Nearly 20 Years By Grace Sparks, CNN  As 2019 comes to a close, the US economy earns its highest ratings in almost two decades, potentially boosting President Donald Trump in matchups against the Democrats vying to face him in next year's election, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. Overall, 76% rate...... more

Pakistan Military Unhappy With Musharraf’s Death Sentence

Pakistan Military Unhappy With Musharraf’s Death Sentence   The military in Pakistan is unhappy with the death sentence passed on former Army Chief, Pervez Musharraf. The exiled former Pakistani military strongman was sentenced to death Tuesday after being found guilty of treason, a verdict swiftly condemned by the armed forces which have ruled the country for almost half...... more

Omar al-Bashir Bags Two Years In Correctional Facility

Omar al-Bashir Bags Two Years In Correctional Facility   Former Sudanese strongman, Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a correctional facility after being found guilty of corruption and illegitimate possession of foreign currency. The 75-year-old dictator will be sent to a correctional facility, as anyone over the age of 70 cannot go to prison under Sudanese...... more

You Have ‘Everything’ To Lose Through Hostile Acts, Trump Warns N-Korea

You Have ‘Everything’ To Lose Through Hostile Acts, Trump Warns N-Korea President Donald Trump on Sunday warned that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had “everything” to lose through hostility towards the United States after Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test. “Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he...... more

BREAKING: Evangelist Bonnke Is Dead.

BREAKING: Evangelist Bonnke Is Dead. Popular Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke is dead. His death was announced in a statement signed by his wife, Anni Bonnke about an hour ago. The statement was shared on Evangelist Bonnke’s verified Facebook page on Saturday. It reads: “Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, "It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family...... more

US House Speaker Pelosi Orders Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump • Democrats Should Be Ashamed, Says White House

US House Speaker Pelosi Orders Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump •	Democrats Should Be Ashamed, Says White House US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday told congressional leaders to draw up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, saying his abuse of power for political benefit “leaves us no choice but to act.” “Sadly, but with confidence and humility, with allegiance to our founders and a heart full of love for...... more

29 Killed In DR Congo Plane Crash

29 Killed In DR Congo Plane Crash At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. AFP reports that a survivor among the 19 people — 17 passengers and two crew members — who were aboard...... more

Romney A Pompous Ass, Trump blasts Republican Senator

Romney A Pompous Ass, Trump blasts Republican Senator U.S. President, Donald Trump, on Saturday blasted a Republican Senator, Mitt Romney, describing him as a  “pompous ‘ass’ who has been fighting me from the beginning.” It marked the beginning of a new front in the impeachment battle that is threatening his administration. Romney had criticized the POTUS for pushing to...... more

 

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