United States launches multiple strikes on Al Qaeda in Yemen

Two US defense officials told BuzzFeed News that the strikes had been planned months before the January 29 raid and that it did not appear that intelligence gleaned from last month's raid was part of the overnight strikes. Earlier, on Tuesday afternoon , Pres. Trump lied and said that the Yemen raid was an operation that had been planned by the Obama administration. And a fourth targeted an Al-Q... [Full Article...]

South Africa deports 97 Nigerians over criminal offences

The South African government yesterday deported 97 Nigerians resident in that country to Nigeria, just as the National Assembly condemned in strong terms the xenophobic attacks against African immigrants, particularly Nigerians, and resolved to send a delegation to meet with the South African parliament on measures to be adopted to stop the attacks. [Full Article...]

Bids to be sought for Trump's border wall

Trump said in an interview with broadcaster Fox News that he did not think his border policies have been communicated well. An internal Homeland Security report prepared for Kelly estimated the cost of extending the wall along the entire U.S. [Full Article...]

99-year-old granny gets 'arrested' to fulfill bucket list

Unusual but true. Police in the eastern Dutch town of Nijmegen-Zuid posted about it on Facebook , explaining how the woman was "arrested" and even "booked" into a jail cell. She told them her aunt wanted to tick "getting arrested" off her bucket list. Bucket lists often comprise of items such as "climbing Mount Kilimanjaro", "skydiving", "riding a zip line" or even visiting all the countries of... [Full Article...]

China, Russia veto United Nations sanctions against Syrian leadership

It was the Kremlin's seventh Security Council veto in defence of President Bashar Assad of Syria over the war that has torn his country apart for almost six years. In a report issued in October, investigators concluded that the Syrian government had dropped chlorine-filled munitions on the three dates in question. [Full Article...]

White House responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

White House responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid But never did Trump acknowledge his responsibility as the senior-most leader in the United States military chain of command in authorizing the operation. "I can only tell you what we're doing" in the way of looking into what happened on the January 29 raid, said Capt. Jeff Davis, a Navy spokesman. Officials have told NBC News that no significant intelligence was obtained in the operation, th... [Full Article...]

Iran's Navy test-fires new missiles amid drills

The Iranian Navy test-fired its Nasr sea-launched cruise missile, Hossein Dehghan said. The event comes amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran as President Donald Trump vowed to get tough with Tehran . Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has previously harassed USA navy ships in this area. He claimed they violated the United Nations resolution but Iran rejected the claims. [Full Article...]

Day 35 of President Trump: What you need to know

Day 35 of President Trump: What you need to know Classified information is being given to media that could have a devastating effect on US. Trump has repeatedly accused members of the intelligence community of leaking information to the press , as he did again Friday morning on Twitter. The New York Times reported last week that USA agencies intercepted phone calls previous year between members of Mr Trump's presidential campaign and Russi... [Full Article...]

Israel denies work permit for Human Rights Watch director

Israel denies work permit for Human Rights Watch director The group maintained that it documented alleged crimes on both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict including Israel's internationally condemned construction of settlements on Palestinian territory and extrajudicial executions reportedly carried out by Palestinian authorities loyal to the ruling Hamas party in Gaza. [Full Article...]

Simone Biles' next move: Different turn on the dance floor

Biles told ET in August that she wasn't able to join the show a year ago due to her schedule, but "would love" to participate in a later season, even picking out her dream partner. Rumors have already begun circulating about which celebrities will be taking to the ballroom to learn to dance alongside the pro cast . Camila Cabello left Fifth Harmony past year, but this still leaves four possibil... [Full Article...]

Candidate Macron Moves Forward in Voting Intentions in France

Candidate Macron Moves Forward in Voting Intentions in France She did not say clearly that she would take France out of the EU. "To assure France's independence and the freedom of the French people, there is no price too high, there is no combat too frightening to be taken on", she said, adding that "no ally, no treaty, no alliance will decide French policies". [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn resigns as Trump's national security advisor

Michael Flynn resigns as Trump's national security advisor This is yet another reminder that we also, urgently, need an independent investigation of Russia's interference in the presidential election and in our democracy. Amid reports of widespread leaks within his administration, Trump also warned that he would clamp down on the dissemination of sensitive information, saying he had asked the Justice Department to look into the leaks. [Full Article...]

Clemson grad killed in Australian plane crash

DFO worker Angelo Tsatas said he was cleaning outside when he heard a plane travelling "way too low" before he saw it bank into the DFO building. The plane had taken off from Melbourne's second-biggest airport at Essendon on a chartered flight to King Island, 160 miles to the south, Ms Neville said. [Full Article...]

Germany encouraged, United Kingdom anxious over Opel-Vauxhall sale to PSA

The Peugeot boss is also set to hold talks with the leader of Britain's biggest union Unite to discuss the situation. "The meeting will take place, in principle, subject to diary availability". Vauxhall's United Kingdom workforce measures 35,000 and includes 23,000 in retail and 4,500 at factories at Ellesmere Port and Luton. GM said last week that it's in talks to sell its Opel and Vauxhall-bra... [Full Article...]

Homeland Security Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Asked whether green card residency permit holders would be allowed in, Mr Kelly said: "It's a good assumption and, as far as the visas go. if they're in motion from some distant land to the United States, when they arrive they will be allowed in ". [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands flock to Barrow's inauguration in Gambia

Tens of thousands flock to Barrow's inauguration in Gambia He thanked Allah, the Gambian people, the African Union, United Nations and regional leaders from the West African bloc ECOWAS for undertaking mediation efforts, including Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who was in attendance. The global community has quickly warmed to Mr Barrow's approach, with the European Union recently announcing an 80 million dollar (£64 million) package of support ... [Full Article...]

New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister gets vote of confidence

It is a huge setback for the former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam as he managed to garner 11 votes and lost the battle against the aides of V. K. Sasikala. They harassed and beat us. Palaniswami mustered a floor strength of 122 as against his claim of 124 MLAs supporting him and in a 235-member assembly, one seat was vacant following J. [Full Article...]

Samsung chief Jay Y Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens

Samsung chief Jay Y Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens Mr. Lee, who has not been convicted of any crime, was taken into custody in the Seoul Detention Centre and remained there while the court arrived at its decision in a closed-door hearing which ended on Thursday evening. Hojun, give us the details Daeun, this is the first time the head of Samsung Group has been arrested in its nearly 80-year history. A court will rule in the coming weeks on wheth... [Full Article...]

Russian spy ship spotted near Virginia

Now Russia is out here secretly deploying a SSC-8 cruise missile that they have been developing and testing for years. A string of Russian fighter jet fly-bys that buzz USA and allied ships. Last week , multiple Russian military aircraft buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Black Sea in incidents considered "unsafe and unprofessional", a U.S. [Full Article...]

Republicans pushing for answers on Trump team's Russian Federation ties

Separately, senior Republicans issued their boldest challenge yet to the president, promising to get to the bottom of the relationship between his aides and Russian Federation, and calling for Flynn to testify before Congress. But it was not known what the Trump administration did. Mr Trump's judgment is in question . The choice of such a flawed man as Mr Flynn to fill a vital role looks ... [Full Article...]

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