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'El Chapo' paid $100M bribe to former Mexican President Peña Nieto

Details of the alleged $100 million bribe to Nieto - who left office past year - came during the defense attorney's cross-examination of witness Alex Cifuentes,...


Mueller devastates Buzzfeed bombshell scoop about Trump and obstruction of justice

Cohen said the plan had been halted earlier in an attempt to "minimise links between the Moscow Project and Individual 1" during the election campaign. The pres...


House of Representatives Votes to Maintain Sanctions on Oleg Deripaska

Democrats are questioning the administration's motives at a time when Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing his investigation of Russian interference in ...


Codey Herrmann charged with the murder of Aiia Maasarwe

At a vigil in Melbourne on Friday night, Ms Maasarwe's emotional father welcomed news of the arrest and revealed details of his ever-smiling daughter. "Victoria...


Pyongyang Urges to Stop Foreign Military Exercises on Korean Peninsula - Envoy

That meeting yielded a pledge from the latter to work toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and Trump declared the next day that there was " no longer...


Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian

Robert Schellenberg of Abbotsford, B.C., was sentenced to death Monday. On Monday, after a new trial, he was sentenced to die. Schellenberg's case was the mo...


Russia's Lavrov Mocks Suggestion That Trump Worked for the Kremlin

The 48-year-old MI resident was in Moscow to attend a wedding. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that U.S. media reports claimin...


Pompeo to cut Middle East visit short

Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds". Asked about the president's tweets, Pompeo told reporters, "The president's aim there, I think, is th...


White House sought options to strike Iran

The report states, "As part of the talks, Mr. Trump's National Security Council , led by John Bolton , asked the Pentagon to provide the White House with mi...


Trump's 'Wounded Knee' tweet over Warren sparks anger

Warren has been repeatedly mocked by Trump as "Pocahontas" because of her past claims that she has Native American ancestry, based on family stories. Warren, ...


Federal Bureau of Investigation considered if Trump was 'following directions' from Russian Federation after firing Comey

Trump's comments to reporters on January 14 at the White House followed a report in The Washington Post that said the USA president "has gone to extraordinary...


Chinese Court Sentences Canadian Man To Death, Escalating Tensions

China-Canada ties turned icy in early December after Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, was a...


House GOP blocks Iowa Rep. King from committees

The Iowa Republican has always been a lightning rod within his own party, making controversial comments , particularly on Twitter. "There is no place in th...


Israeli actions in Syria no different from those of IS: ministry

Damascus said the United States is complicit by providing Tel Aviv with political, military and media cover. Syria has demanded that the UN Security Council ...


Massive snowstorm pummels US Midwest, leaving 5 dead

Louis and Jefferson City, and more than 18 inches (45 centimeters) in Columbia. In Baltimore, a man was fatally shot as he shoveled snow early Sunday morning....


Turkey hits back at Trump's vow to defend Kurdish militia

Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan publicly lashed out at U.S. national security adviser John Bolton for saying the USA withdrawal was continge...


3 dead, 23 hurt in Ottawa double-decker bus crash

Bordeleau said the bus driver was arrested at the scene and would be questioned as part of an investigation into the cause of the crash. Paramedics said it wa...


Top Republicans Oppose Border "Emergency" As US Shutdown Drags On

Senator Lindsey Graham, who is close to Mr Trump, said a limited re-opening of a few weeks would allow talks to resume between Republicans and Democrats . ...


US Withdrawal From Syria So Far Is Only Equipment, American Official Says

U.S. out of Syria the first batch of military equipment, which indicates the beginning of the withdrawal of American troops from the country, reports CNN TV...


Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says She Will Run for President in 2020

Despite - or because of - her military background, she has opposed USA involvement in Syria and faced criticism for visiting that country and meeting Presiden...


'Chinese, Polish nationals' arrested in Poland for 'spying'

Just $5 a month. Even without concrete evidence, many countries around the world are banning Huawei from working on their national 5G grid, with many more c...


Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in unrelated case

While Veselnitskaya's close ties to the Russian government have been well-documented, Tuesday's indictment describes her as a co-conspirator with Russian pros...


Abe, Dutch PM Rutte working to avoid no-deal Brexit

As MPs prepared to embark on the second day of the resumed debate on Theresa May's Brexit deal, Mr Clark said he would support a series of "indicative vot...


Catholic Church Challenges Congo Presidential Election Results

Last week, the Catholic Church said their observations showed a clear victor, and many say that was Fayulu. An official from the United Nations' peacekeeping ...


Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative

Lawyers for Paul Manafort apparently mistakenly filed a court document Tuesday that revealed redacted material- including accusations Manafort shared 2016 c...


Rod Rosenstein expected to soon depart DOJ

Rosenstein had been overseeing the day-to-day operations of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and cont...


Citizenship Bill biggest betrayal: former Meghalaya CM

At present, BJP has 62 seats in the 126-member Assam Legislative Assembly. "The Government of India by introducing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 in ...


Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN agency said it was "very grateful" that officials in Thailand had not deported her but her asylum claim would take "several days" to assess. Initiall...


Saudi woman's asylum bid challenges kingdom's reach overseas

Reports said it was a diplomat from the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok who seized her passport to prevent her travelling to Australia. Fearing for her life shoul...


Kim Jong-un makes birthday visit to China

It said he was accompanied by his wife, Ri Sol Ju, and senior officials, including Kim Yong Chol, Kim's right-hand man in diplomatic negotiations with the Uni...


Trump Plans Visit To US-Mexico Border, Televised Speech On Proposed Wall

A Democratic aide said there was no progress. Large chunks of the federal government shut down on December 22 over Trump's demand that a bill to keep the fe...


Independence decree presented to Ukrainian Orthodox bishop

Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko received the Tomos of Autocephaly ( autonomy ) of Ukraine's church from the hands of Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholo...


Travel Warning: Expect Longer Security Lines At US Airports

CNN reported a 200-300 percent increase in agents calling out sick at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and also claimed that throughout the first week ...


U.S. issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

The Chinese spokesperson said that Washington "used all kinds of excuses to erect barriers against Chinese citizens entering the US". Some observers believe t...


China confirms trade talks with United States beginning Monday

A sharp drop in Chinese economic growth will hit the profits of USA firms but sales by Apple Inc and other American companies should recover once Washington str...