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Scaramucci, magazine at odds over his profanity-laced phone call

Scaramucci, magazine at odds over his profanity-laced phone call

Scaramucci used #lowlife to describe Lizza on Twitter on Wednesday. (Source: File Photo) Related News Anthony Scaramucci says his profanity laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded without his permission. But a representative for The New Yorker on Thursday notes that reporter Ryan […]

by December 21, 2018

Brexit opponent says two senior UK ministers sympathetic to his plans

Britons voted by 52 percent to 48 to leave the EU in a referendum in June 2016, though some EU leaders and prominent former British politicians have since suggested that Britain could change its mind. Related News An influential former British government adviser who has called for a new political […]

by December 21, 2018

US president Donald Trump declares opioid epidemic a national emergency

“The opioid crisis is an emergency and I’m saying officially right now it is an emergency,” Trump told reporters. (File photo) Related News US President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency on Thursday and said his administration was drafting papers to make it official. “The opioid crisis […]

by December 21, 2018
Israel moves ahead on underground wall around Gaza

Israel moves ahead on underground wall around Gaza

In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 file photo, a Palestinian youth walks inside a tunnel used for military exercises during a weapon exhibition at a Hamas-run youth summer camp, in Gaza City. (Source: AP Photo/Adel Hana, File) Top News Israel is pushing ahead with a project to build a giant […]

by December 21, 2018

Turkey detains Russian IS suspect ‘planning attack on US base’

Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national suspected to be a member of the Islamic State (IS) group and accused of planning to attack a US base in southern Turkey. (Source: Reuters/Representational) Top News Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national suspected to be a member of the Islamic State […]

by December 21, 2018
Veggie bank notes? Bank of England sticks with animal-fat cash

Veggie bank notes? Bank of England sticks with animal-fat cash

The new polymer five pound note at Whitecross Street Market in London, Britain. (Source: Reuters) Top News Britain’s new plastic bank notes will continue to be made with traces of animal fat despite thousands of complaints from vegetarians and religious groups. The Bank of England said on Thursday there were […]

by December 21, 2018

German-born nun, Ruth Pfau, devoted to ending leprosy in Pakistan dies aged 87

German-born nun Ruth Pfau attends a press conference at Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi, Pakistan January 25, 2014. Picture taken January 25, 2014. (Source: REUTERS) Top News German-born nun Ruth Pfau, who devoted her life to eradicating  leprosy in Pakistan, died on Thursday in the southern city of Karachi, […]

by December 21, 2018
At least 27 people killed in Congo protest this week: Human Rights Watch

At least 27 people killed in Congo protest this week: Human Rights Watch

Congolese police detain protestors demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power by the end of the year in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 31, 2017. (Source: REUTERS/File) Top News At least 27 people, including three police officers, were killed in clashes between protesters and police in Democratic Republic of […]

by December 21, 2018

Indian origin activist places giant inflatable ‘Trump chicken’ near White House

This image from video, shows a inflatable chicken on the Ellipse, just south of the White House in Washington. The giant inflatable chicken bearing the unmistakable hairstyle of the commander in chief transfixed tourists and television cameras in the nation’s capital.(AP Photo) Related News A giant inflatable chicken with a […]

by December 21, 2018
South Korea urges North to stop all actions that are raising tensions on the peninsula

South Korea urges North to stop all actions that are raising tensions on the peninsula

The government of South Korea said it will seek all methods possible to resolving tensions with the cooperation of other countries. (Source: File Photo) Related News South Korea urged North Korea on Thursday to stop all action that is driving up tension on the Korean Peninsula. The government also said […]

by December 21, 2018