• Nigeria’s President Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike
Nigeria’s President Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike

He also said that his vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, had been contacted by people believing the conspiracy theory, which "embarrassed him a lot". Buhari referred to those spreading the rumors as "ignorant" and "irreligious". [The conspirators] brought him in to act and behave like the "dead" Buhari. The columnist wrote: "I can report author...

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  • Mattis says Russian Federation tried to 'muck around' United States vote, again
Mattis says Russian Federation tried to 'muck around' United States vote, again

Mattis also touched on the US intention to quit the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which the USA says Russian Federation is violating, according to a transcript provided in advance. Putin is a slow learner", Mattis said. "We are dealing with someone that we simply can not trust", he said. Press secretary Sarah Sanders did not elabora...

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  • Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels
Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

Israel today launched an attack on Lebanon in a bid to destroy what it claims are Hezbollah tunnels channelled under the Israel-Lebanon border. "This activity is another example of the negative effects of Iranian entrenchment in the region".

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel to brief US Senate leaders on Khashoggi's death
Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel to brief US Senate leaders on Khashoggi's death

Graham, who led the bipartisan call for the White House to allow Haspel to brief lawmakers after she was reportedly barred from a briefing last week, said bin Salman's role in Khashoggi's assassination disqualified him as a potential diplomatic partner to the U.S.

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  • Trump wants his ex-lawyer Cohen jailed
Trump wants his ex-lawyer Cohen jailed

Cohen said he lied to support Trump's public claims that he was not involved in any Russian Federation deal at the time . Trump has repeatedly labelled the probe an "illegal witch hunt" and accused Mueller Monday of forcing witnesses to make up lies damaging to the president.

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  • Former US President George HW Bush dies at age 94
Former US President George HW Bush dies at age 94

Family members and United States political leaders are mourning the death of former president George HW Bush , paying tribute to the political patriarch on social media. president George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houst...

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  • UK's May says she'll still have job after big Brexit vote
UK's May says she'll still have job after big Brexit vote

The UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice, the Commons Speaker has said. The Devon MP went on: "I ask the House to understand that it is only that consideration that is motivating me and this Government in declining at this stage to break the convention that applies to both sides of the House when...

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  • State Funeral Arrangements for George H.W. Bush Announced
State Funeral Arrangements for George H.W. Bush Announced

The caption simply says: "Mission complete". The state funeral of late former President George H.W. Bush will commence on December 3 and span four days, with 11 ceremonies and three services in two states and the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense announced.

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  • Saudi Crown Prince meets United Nations chief, other leaders, on G20 sidelines
Saudi Crown Prince meets United Nations chief, other leaders, on G20 sidelines

Backing away from his strident attacks on the Saudi Crown Prince he declared. Saudi businessmen have on several occasions expressed their willingness to further their investments in Algeria, hoping that the local authorities would remove certain restrictions linked to foreign investments in their country.

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  • Lawyers for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asks for no prison time
Lawyers for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asks for no prison time

Cohen's attorneys argued that his cooperation with multiple investigations, including the special counsel's Russian Federation probe, and the impact and suffering on Cohen and his family merits avoiding jail. Arguing that Cohen could have fought the government, "positioning himself perhaps for a pardon or clemency", the lawyers said he instead too...

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  • Israeli police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu face bribery prosecution
Israeli police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu face bribery prosecution

The case, known as Case 4000 , is one of the largest facing the Israeli leader and his inner circle. Netanyahu served as communications minister from 2015 to 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem November 25, 2018. Reuven Hazan, a political scientist at Hebrew University, said Netan...

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  • 7.0 magnitude quake rocks Alaska in US
7.0 magnitude quake rocks Alaska in US

Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll says he is unaware of reports of deaths or serious injuries following the quake that rocked the state's largest city. Helicopters and drones were assessing infrastructure across the region. ‎ The University of Alaska announced it was closing for the day. A large section of an overpass near the Anchorage air...

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  • NYPD to return British couple's engagement ring lost after proposal
NYPD to return British couple's engagement ring lost after proposal

But, police later found the ring and are looking to find its owners. Initial efforts to find the ring failed, and the couple left the scene, police said. There is also a request along with the video -"help us find them". NY police found the ring and put out an all points Twitter bulletin Saturday, looking for the victims of the matrimonial mi...

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  • The internet is obsessed with Knickers the giant Australian cow
The internet is obsessed with Knickers the giant Australian cow

He is actually too big to be slaughtered. Knickers' giant body isn't just odd to look at, it meant that he couldn't fit in the facility, and will get to live out the rest of his life in luxury. Knickers is definitely more of the latter. According to Guinness Book of World Records , the title of largest steer goes to Bellino , who measure...

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  • G-20 nations agree on trade, migration; not climate change
G-20 nations agree on trade, migration; not climate change

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at defusing a trade war. US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend at the G20 summit conference in Buenos Aires , Argentina , November 30, 2018.

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  • Putin and Saudi Crown Prince 'high five' at G20 photo op
Putin and Saudi Crown Prince 'high five' at G20 photo op

The prime minister had told reporters on the flight to Buenos Aires that she would speak to the crown prince about Mr Khashoggi's death and the situation in Yemen . President Trump and this administration sanctioned 17 people that we came to learn were connected to the murder - heinous murder - of Jamal Khashoggi .

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  • Russia's Putin to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in
Russia's Putin to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in

Ms Haspel flew to Turkey to review a Turkish recording of the incident. The debate, which may take place next week, would centre on a measure to restrict USA support for the Saudi military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, where a humanitarian disaster is unfolding.

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  • Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders
Money the motive in USA family slaying, arsons; brother charged with murders

Paul is also charged with possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon for an unlawful objective, according to reports. Keith Caneiro , CEO of Ashbury Park-based tech company Square One, suffered a fatal gunshot wound and his body was found outside his home, according to sources cited by NJ.com and the Ashbury Park Press .

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  • Investigators say crashed Lion Air jetliner 'not airworthy'
Investigators say crashed Lion Air jetliner 'not airworthy'

From the moment Flight 610 took off just after dawn from the airport in Jakarta , the Indonesian capital, the Max 8 jet was recording errant data from one of the two angle-of-attack sensors on the nose of the plane that records the pitch at which a plane is climbing or descending.

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  • Palestinians mark 40th International Solidarity Day
Palestinians mark 40th International Solidarity Day

It was a speech about human rights and freedom". "Professor Hill, like all morally decent people, opposes apartheid". "Many people in Israel are very skeptical about the U.N.", Danon said to a small group of journalists, including CBS News, "but we need the U.N.

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  • Navy: Drill, not active shooter at Walter Reed hospital
Navy: Drill, not active shooter at Walter Reed hospital

Pentagon spokesperson Lt. Col. Audricia Harris told CNN just after 3:15 p.m. ET Tuesday that the situation at Walter Reed was an exercise. The all clear was given a few minutes later. "People were scared and upset". Someone "legitimately thought that there was a situation" and did the right thing in contacting security, Brooks said, "and secur...

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  • Sickening ‘waterboarding’ of Syrian refugee schoolboy sparks outrage
Sickening ‘waterboarding’ of Syrian refugee schoolboy sparks outrage

Earlier this week, footage emerged showing the 14-year-old girl's 15-year-old brother being taunted, grabbed and pushed to the ground as other students looked on. The whole club wishes to meet and support the family. The 16-year-old claimed he had not been bullying his classmate before the incident and was previously on "good terms" with him.

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  • Angry Senators Say Trump Administration Is Stonewalling Amid Saudi Crisis
Angry Senators Say Trump Administration Is Stonewalling Amid Saudi Crisis

Pompeo spoke after he and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis briefed senators behind closed doors Wednesday on the USA response to the Khashoggi killing. Pompeo called the Senate resolution "poorly timed" and stressed that there is "no direct reporting " connecting the crown prince to Khashoggi's murder.

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  • Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion
Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion

Najib Danish, spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, says there's been a coordinated attack against security forces in the eastern part of the capital Kabul . Trump has acknowledged that his original instinct was to withdraw from Afghanistan, but last week he suggested he is willing to stick it out, asserting that the USA is in "very str...

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  • Kartarpur corridor huge success for Pakistan, dream come true for Sikhs: FO
Kartarpur corridor huge success for Pakistan, dream come true for Sikhs: FO

Previous disbelief in India over Khan's promises speaks to what analysts say is a fundamental truth about Pakistan . Sidhu also thanked the army chief for his role in the Kartarpur corridor project. The Gurdwara was home to Guru Nanak Dev, one of the leaders of the faith for 18 years and he died there in 1539. Sidhu has also coughed up critici...

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  • As Trump renews border wall demands, U.S. government shutdown looms
As Trump renews border wall demands, U.S. government shutdown looms

The US$5 billion House Republicans tout for Trump's wall, compares with US$1.6 billion Senate Republicans have sought for this fiscal year. Sotomayor said he hopes migrants who had thought of entering the USA illegally learned from Sunday's events that that won't be possible.

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  • Ivanka Trump dismisses comparisons between her and Hillary Clinton's email practices
Ivanka Trump dismisses comparisons between her and Hillary Clinton's email practices

In Mrs Clinton's case, she had set up a private email server at her home in NY that she used for all work and personal emails during her four years as secretary of state. The president has defended his daughter's private email use, telling reporters last week that he looked at the matter and concluded that "they're all in presidential records".

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  • Putin lashes out at West for backing Ukraine
Putin lashes out at West for backing Ukraine

US officials have urged the Kremlin to release the captured Ukrainian sailors and to respect the Russian-Ukrainian treaty of free navigation in the Kerch Strait, which dates back to 2003. "It is an excuse to introduce martial law in Ukraine", RIA Novosti cites the president. This appears to run counter to the claims of the Ukrainian government, w...

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  • Ukraine: We have spies on the ships that Russian Federation seized
Ukraine: We have spies on the ships that Russian Federation seized

They accused him of fearmongering in order to delay or at least reconfigure the March 31 election that he had seemed certain to lose. The injured officer was a member of Ukraine's military counterintelligence office. Yelchenko said he has recordings of radio traffic showing how the Russian military planned and carried out the seizures. Mosco...

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  • Gamer's alleged rape of teen girl overheard on PlayStation
Gamer's alleged rape of teen girl overheard on PlayStation

Police say the rape happened in June at Fabian's home in New Port Richey, Florida , according to Fox13. The girl told investigators that during those 15 minutes, Fabian put his hand over her mouth and forced her to lay down on his bed, where he raped her.

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