Former Bolivian president Evo Morales heads to Mexico for asylum

Bolivia's former president, Evo Morales, headed to Mexico on Tuesday11-12-2019 after fleeing his South American homeland, seeking refuge under a leftist government that supported the veteran socialist after a disputed election. Mr Morales departed Bolivia late on Monday on a Mexican Air Force jet,


Trump thanks White House official for impeachment testimony, as he floats idea of 'fireside chat'

Trump thanks White House official for impeachment testimony, as he floats idea of 'fireside chat' originally appeared on abcnews.go.com President Donald Trump has thanked a White House official for his "honesty" after he testified that he, unlike others, was not worried that what he heard on a call


House approves Trump impeachment resolution, paving way for public hearings

The House of Representatives passed a resolution Thursday that formalizes the next steps in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The final vote was 232-196, with former Republican and current independent Rep. Justin Amash voting yes and two Democrats voting no. The measure, which came afte


White House Ukraine Expert Sought to Correct Transcript of Trump Call

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, told House impeachment investigators Tuesday that the White House transcript of a July call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s president omitted crucial words and phrases, and that


Pentagon: US detained two men during al-Baghdadi raid

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said on Monday that the US detained two men during the raid on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in northwestern Syria. “There were two adult males taken...alive. They are in our custody and they are in a secure facility,” Milley said


Trump Announces Permanent Ceasefire in Syria, Lifts Sanctions on Turkey

  President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Turkey has committed to a permanent ceasefire in Syria and that in response the United States is lifting the sanctions it imposed earlier this month on Ankara. “Early this morning, the government of Turkey informed my administration that t


Hillary Clinton’s attacks on Tulsi Gabbard sow more Democratic division than Moscow could ever dream of

By Graham Dockery    In her zeal to beat off challengers to her party’s hardline anti-Russia orthodoxy, Hillary Clinton has only succeeded in sowing discord between the crop of Democratic presidential contenders. How very ‘Putin-esque’ of her.Unfounded blaming of Russia


CNN : Muslim families weren't allowed to board NYC ferry after being labeled a 'security issue,' complaint says

By Madeline Holcombe   (CNN)Three Muslim families were not allowed to board a New York City ferry after they were told they posed a "security issue," according to a discrimination complaint filed with the New York City Commission on Human Rights this week. The complaint was filed by the Coun


Chicago teachers' strike: Thousands hit the picket lines over pay

Chicago, Illinois - Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers walked out of their classrooms and joined the picket lines on Thursday after the school district and the Chicago Teachers Union failed to reach a contract agreement, after months of negotiations. Union members voted on Wednesday in favour of


Trump says it’s ‘fine’ if Russia helps Syria

, Washington - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday 16 October played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey’s military operation against US-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was “fine” for Russia to help Damascus. Trump,


Tlaib says Democrats have discussed detaining White House officials who don't testify

BY JOHN BOWDENRep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) revealed in a new interview that House Democrats have discussed jailing allies of the president who do not comply with congressional subpoenas, an escalation of the House's efforts to force White House compliance with an impeachment inquiry. Tlaib told Dea


CNN : Lawmakers scoff as White House threatens Turkey with sanctions but won't 'activate' them

Washington (CNN) - By Nicole Gaouette and Michael Callahan - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday giving the Treasury Department "very significant new sanctions authorities" against Turkey, but the US doesn't have any immediate plans to use them, Treasury Secretary Stephen Mn


'They Didn't Help us in Normandy': Trump Defends Abandoning The Kurds in Syria

Donald Trump has defended his decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria and abandon America's Kurdish allies to a Turkish invasion because 'they didn't help us with Normandy'. The President insisted that he likes the Kurds - who led the fight against ISIS alongside the US - but added that


FBI ask public to help identify victims as US serial killer confesses to 93 murders

LOS ANGELES - The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying dozens of victims of a convicted murderer who has confessed to strangling 93 people, claims the agency says are credible and make him the most prolific serial killer in US history.Investigators who have interviewed Samuel Lit


Trump to host Turkish leader as he considers invading Syria

 The Associated Press, Washington - A day after threatening Turkey with economic ruin if it goes too far in invading northern Syria, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday8 October 2019 that he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet at the White House on November 13. The announce


Trump urges China to investigate Bidens

US President Donald Trump, already facing an impeachment inquiry after urging Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden, has now urged China to do likewise. He said both China and Ukraine should look into Mr Biden, a Democratic presidential frontrunner, and his son. "China should start


Pompeo objects to US House impeachment inquiry into Trump

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday objected to a move by legislators to obtain testimony from five current and former State Department officials in an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Mr Pompeo accused the Democrats of bullying and intimidation after the five were schedule


Who listens in on a president's phone call?

By Tara McKelvey A whistleblower's complaint alleging that records of a call made by President Donald Trump was handled in an unusually secretive way has shone a spotlight on how such calls are monitored - and how they can be hidden. The whistleblower, a US intelligence official, believed that the


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