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Ocasio-Cortez throws her support to Bernie Sanders

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:57:07 -0400

At a rally Saturday in Queens, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made her endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders for president official.....
The Latest: Kurdish fighters pull out of Syrian border town

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:12:40 -0400

A spokesman for the main Kurdish-led group in Syria says their fighters have evacuated the northern town of Ras al-Ayn, saying they have no armed presence there anymore. Kino Gabriel of the Syrian De....
Trump misspells his defence secretary’s name in rambling rant about securing oil in Syria

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:22:48 -0400

Donald Trump has misspelled his defence secretary’s name while discussing his controversial decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria.The US president tried to quote Mark Esper in a tweet, bu....
Four killed as police fire on Bangladesh protesters

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:55:04 -0400

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for calm after at least four people were killed when police fired on thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims protesting Facebook messages that allegedly defamed ....
7 Things To Do With Your Old Smartphone

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:00:00 -0400

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Malaysia Fears Becoming Sanctions Target in Trade War Crossfire

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:39:29 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Malaysia may become a target of sanctions as the export-reliant economy is caught in t....
The U.S. Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia's Navies

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 09:00:00 -0400

Dispersed attacks from land and sea.....
Gun control advocate: Pushing mandatory buybacks will hand victory to the NRA, again

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:00:16 -0400

We can pass significant gun safety laws but not if the 2020 campaign is about confiscating assault weapons. This is not timidity, it's reality.....
Deadly protests in Guinea as Russia calls for change of rules to keep despot in power

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:54:27 -0400

When police shot dead nine pro-democracy protesters in Guinea this week, Western embassies quietly shared their misgivings with the country’s president, Alpha Conde. International human rights groups ....
Trump calls Mexico's president to express 'solidarity'

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:42:58 -0400

Mexico's president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said on Saturday that President Trump called him to express his "solidarity" following an attempt to arrest a drug kingpin's son that....
South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-minister's wife

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:37:29 -0400

Prosecutors said Monday they are seeking to arrest the wife of South Korea's former justice minister, who resigned last week amid allegations of financial crimes and academic fraud surrounding his fam....
'Totally gross': Susan Rice hits back at Trump after he criticizes her Syria policy

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 09:47:44 -0400

Former Obama administration official Susan Rice hit back at Trump after he criticized her on Twitter.....
At a School for Suicide Bombers' Children, Dancing, Drawing and Deradicalization

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:41:06 -0400

MEDAN, Indonesia -- Ais likes to dance. She knows the words to "I'm a Little Teapot." Her dimples are disarming.Her parents didn't want their daughter to dance. They didn't want ....
Let jihadists return home, French anti-terror magistrate urges

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 07:39:02 -0400

The refusal of the French government to take back Islamic State fighters from Syria could fuel a new jihadist recruitment drive in France, threatening public safety, a leading anti-terrorism investiga....
UPDATE 1-Iran rejects Turkey's establishing of military posts in Syria - TV

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 03:07:37 -0400

Iran rejects Turkey's establishing of military posts inside Syria, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, adding that the integrity of Tehran's key regional ally should be re....
FACT: Cuba Hosted Russian Spy Planes to Use Against America

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:00:00 -0400

A forgotten tale of the cold war.....
Kenya’s Treasury Chief Is Confident Rate Caps Will Be Scrapped

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:52:20 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Kenya’s interest-rate caps will be scrapped because lawmakers won’t be able to raise enough support in parliament to oppose the president, acting Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani said.Pre....
Burmese fishermen 'faint' after mistaking $20 million of floating crystal meth for natural deodorant

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:57:48 -0400

Sacks of crystal meth scooped from the sea by Burmese fishermen who mistook it for a deodorant substance had a street value of $20 million (£15.4m), an official said on Sunday, in a country believed t....
Boris Johnson Furious as Parliament Refuses to Be Bounced Into Brexit Deal

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:07:52 -0400

REUTERSLONDON—Boris Johnson was left raging on Saturday as lawmakers forced the prime minister to seek yet another Brexit delay from the European Union. The extremely rare parliamentary vote taken on ....
Leaning cranes toppled at partly collapsed New Orleans hotel

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:18:00 -0400

Thundering explosions toppled two cranes Sunday that had loomed precariously for days over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, in what city officials hailed as a success and said efforts now w....
How Buttigieg's 'beta city' approach as mayor highlights his differences with Biden, Warren and Sanders

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:54:04 -0400

Pete Buttigieg says the "beta city" approach he took in South Bend shows why he'd take a different approach to the White House compared with the top contenders.....
China trade: Deal or no deal?

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 05:55:02 -0400

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web:As the Trump administration and Beijing appear to edge closer to a trade agreement, "China is emerging wit....
Thousands protest against Haiti's president

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:44:32 -0400

"Jovenel is incapable and incompetent, he must pack his bags because Haiti must live," said one of the protesters, Jean Ronald. Anger mounted in late August due to a national fuel shortage, and prote....
Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:11:19 -0400

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group....
WKD: Ukraine Is Facing a Tough Path Towards Peace with Russia

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 04:37:00 -0400

Can Kyiv pull it off?....
Vietnam Targets GDP Growth of 6.8% in 2020, Prime Minister Says

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:36:32 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Vietnam seeks to sustain economic growth next year at about 6.8% amid a projected 7% r....
Women gather in Paris to protest against deadly domestic violence

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:04:56 -0400

Hundreds of women took part in so-called "die-in" protests in central Paris on Saturday, hoping to draw attention to domestic violence against women. More than 120 women are believed to have been kil....
India's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:30:00 -0400

A large arsenal in a dangerous part of the world.....
Detroit-area men who sent millions to Yemen spared prison

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:22:54 -0400

A group of Detroit-area men opened bank accounts to move millions of dollars to Yemen, their war-torn native country. One by one, U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn declined to send them to prison, despit....
Hillary Clinton claims Tulsi Gabbard is being 'groomed' by Russia

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:26:59 -0400

Hillary Clinton has claimed a Democrat presidential candidate is being "groomed" by the Kremlin to run as an independent in 2020. In an astonishing attack on Tulsi Gabbard, a congresswoman f....
Lost hiker rescued in Oregon snowstorm: 'I wouldn’t have survived another night'

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:27:44 -0400

Lost in a fierce snowstorm on the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon, hiker Robb Campbell made a desperate call for help.....
School apologizes after photo showing students with cardboard boxes over their heads during exam goes viral

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 12:41:03 -0400

An school in India has issued an apology after a bizarre image of students wearing cardboard boxes on their heads went viral. The images were taken during a chemistry exam at Bhagat Pre-University Col....
Ousted Communist leader Zhao Ziyang is buried: family

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:00:13 -0400

A former Chinese Communist Party leader ousted after he opposed the use of force to quell 1989 democracy protests was buried over a decade after he died, his family said, in a service ignored by state....
It’s Warren, Sanders or Biden vs Trump – all the other Democrats are irrelevant

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 01:00:45 -0400

We need to hear how the frontrunners for the nomination would win a dirty election and we need focused debates – nowBernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren before the debate in Ohio. Photograph....
Pound Reaches Highest Since May on Brexit Breakthrough Optimism

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:43:28 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.Sterling traded above $1.30 for the first time since May on speculation Prime Minister Boris....
Milan seeks US apology for WWII bomb that killed children

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:40:44 -0400

Milan's mayor appealed Sunday to U.S. authorities to apologize for a World War II bombing raid that killed 184 elementary school children. Mayor Giuseppe Sala made the request following a Mass markin....
U.K. serial killers had affair in prison, lawyer claims

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:47:09 -0400

Notorious U.K. serial killers Rose West and Myra Hindley were lovers in prison, according to one of their former lawyers. West’s ex-attorney Leo Goatley claimed his client fell for the Moors murderer ....
Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Echoes a 1930s Basic Income Proposal that Reshaped Social Security

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:00:00 -0400

Andrew Yang wants to give Americans $1,000 a month.....
Bob Menendez says Pompeo ‘in a parallel alternate universe’

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:28:12 -0400

Sen. Bob Menendez said Sunday there are “no guarantees” that U.S. interests in the Middle East are still being served following the White House decision to pull troops out of northern Syria. The New ....
The coming end of Christian America

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 06:35:01 -0400

America is still a "Christian nation," if the term simply means a majority of the population will claim the label when a pollster calls. But, as a new Pew Research report unsparingly explain....
Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 15:17:00 -0400

Egypt sees the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as an existential risk, fearing it will threaten scarce water supplies in Egypt and power generation at its own dam in Aswan. Cairo says it has e....
Summit showcases Russia's growing Africa clout

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 04:38:17 -0400

President Vladimir Putin opens Russia's first ever summit with dozens of African leaders on Wednesday as Moscow seeks to vie for influence on the continent with the West and China. The Russian leader....
Florida GOP lawmaker who's undecided on impeaching Trump decides not to seek re-election

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:37:33 -0400

Francis Rooney who represents a red district in SW Florida has emerged as a sharp critic of the Trump administration's actions in Ukraine.....
The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolished

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:28:24 -0400

The mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished. Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a news conference Sunday that officials successful....
Hondurans call for president to step down after drug verdict

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:04:52 -0400

Opposition groups called Saturday for more protests to demand that Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández be removed from office after his younger brother was convicted of drug trafficking in a New....
Severe storms, isolated tornadoes to rattle Deep South early this week

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 05:50:15 -0400

Severe thunderstorms, including a few tornadoes, tore through the south-central United States Sunday night and will threaten the Deep South on Monday.The necessary ingredients for thunderstorm develop....
North Korea Seems Calm Now, But In 2010 It Sunk a South Korean Warship

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:00:00 -0400

A silent submarine attack?....
Lebanon rocked by vast protests demanding resignation of Hariri government

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 14:57:07 -0400

Lebanon was shaken on Sunday by its largest protests in years as young and old turned out en masse to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his coalition government. It marked th....
Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot's 737 MAX messages, faults simulator

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 14:27:01 -0400

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Sunday it understood the outcry over leaked messages from a former test pilot over erratic software behavior on its 737 MAX jet two years before recent....