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Missing Marines Declared Dead Following Warplane Collision Off Japanese Coast

Missing Marines Declared Dead Following Warplane Collision Off Japanese Coast Two Marines were rescued after the incident but one was declared dead. A conclusion has not yet been reached on the details of the situation, according to the US 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. "All of us in the Sumo family are extremely saddened following the announcement of the conclusion of search and rescue operations", Lt. Col. Mitchell Maury, commander of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squ... [Full Article...]

Thousands turn out for pro and anti Brexit marches in UK

Thousands turn out for pro and anti Brexit marches in UK May has been meeting with Tory rebels and ministers all week in an attempt to find a way through this particular obstacle of the Brexit puzzle, which has divided her party and the country. She is under attack from more strident Brexit backers in her party as well as europhiles who want either a second referendum or a pact that maintains stronger EU-UK ties than the one offered by May. [Full Article...]

Man who ran over Charlottesville protester guilty of murder

Man who ran over Charlottesville protester guilty of murder But they said it was not out of malice, rather out of fear for his own safety and confusion. Her death came after police forced a white nationalist rally to disband after participants clashed with counter-protesters. The image showed a crowd, identified as "protesters", being rammed by a auto, and depicted bodies being tossed in the air. April Muñiz, 50, was on Fourth Street when Fields drove ... [Full Article...]

Republican lawmakers grill former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey in closed-door interview

Republican lawmakers grill former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey in closed-door interview The Florida congressman Ted Deutch said the GOP majority "wishes to only ask questions still about Hillary Clinton's emails, all to distract from the big news today, which is what's happening in court". "I'm not sure we needed to do this at all", Comey said after exiting his interview with the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees. Comey said that "some" of the initial targets were connecte... [Full Article...]

NZ police find body in search for British backpacker

NZ police find body in search for British backpacker She had been travelling around the world after finishing her studies at the University of Lincoln. He will remain in custody until Monday morning when he will appear in the Auckland District Court, police said. It was in a bush area on Scenic Drive, a countryside road on the city's outskirts. He said the mood at the church was "rather sombre and sad", adding: "I didn't know her personally but ... [Full Article...]

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes

Trump chooses new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, against Mattis wishes The announcement has come months earlier than initially expected, as Dunford still has almost 10 months left in his term. There has not been an Air Force officer in the chairman's post since 2005. U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley . A native of Massachusetts, Milley holds degrees from Princeton University and Columbia University. "At the end of the day, in the dark of the night, when ... [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Macron again over French fuel tax protests

Trump mocks Macron again over French fuel tax protests On the other side of France's volatile social debate, disparate groups of protesters did the same thing, sharing their weekend plans on social networks and chat groups. In the last few days, Paris saw the worst anti-government riot since 1968, French students set fires outside high schools to protest a new university application system, small business owners blocked roads to protest high taxe... [Full Article...]

Satellite Images Reveal North Korea Expanding Long-Range Missile Base

Satellite Images Reveal North Korea Expanding Long-Range Missile Base Military planners in Seoul and Washington have long suspected that North Korea would deploy its intercontinental ballistic missiles as close to China as possible to reduce the likelihood of pre-emptive strikes from the United States. North Korea had announced the testing of an unspecified "newly developed ultramodern weapon" amid reports that it was continuing to develop its nuclear and mi... [Full Article...]

Grace Millane missing: Brit backpacker's disappearance now MURDER investigation

Grace Millane missing: Brit backpacker's disappearance now MURDER investigation New Zealand Police said the man will remain in custody until Monday morning, when he will appear in the Auckland District Court. "Sadly the evidence we have gathered to this point of the inquiry has established that this is a homicide". Police have no evidence to suggest the pair knew each other before December 1, Inspector Beard said. Millane's father David, a millionaire property developer,... [Full Article...]

Huawei exec faces U.S. fraud charges linked to Iran

Huawei exec faces U.S. fraud charges linked to Iran Her detention comes less than two months after a Chinese intelligence officer was arrested in Belgium and extradited to the USA to face espionage charges, in the first case of a Chinese intelligence official being taken to the United States to face prosecution in an open court. [Full Article...]

Trump Picks Former 'FOX & Friends' Correspondent Heather Nauert as UN Ambassador

Trump Picks Former 'FOX & Friends' Correspondent Heather Nauert as UN Ambassador And, last but not least, no one would deny Nauert's attractiveness, which seems crucial in the noble role of being the "US face" and White House policy mouthpiece overseas, doesn't it? "If Nauert is nominated and approved, people will be interested to see whether she's willing and able to do the diplomatic toil or whether she will see this as an extension of the spokesman position and focus more... [Full Article...]

Police arrest around 90 in anti-mafia raids

Police arrest around 90 in anti-mafia raids Authorities said they conducted raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on the 'Ndrangheta, a southern Italy-based organized crime group. The European police agency Europol said it was a "decisive hit against one of the most powerful Italian criminal networks in the world". "This is not just happening in Italy, it is happening on other countries", Italian anti-mafia p... [Full Article...]

Luxembourg set to become first country to provide free public transport

Luxembourg set to become first country to provide free public transport Claude Moyen, a teacher who travels by train to his school in the town of Diekirch every day, told the Independent he feared the quality of journeys might suffer. Around 200,000 others cross the border to Germany, France and Belgium daily. The coalition government, which comprises Bettel's centrist Democratic party, the left-wing Socialist Workers' Party and the Greens, had campaigned on a pro... [Full Article...]

MPs release secret documents showing Facebook targeted rivals

MPs release secret documents showing Facebook targeted rivals A United Kingdom parliamentary committee has published 250 pages worth of Facebook documents, including emails sent between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives. "We've never sold people's data". Collins said last week that he would release the emails and that he was free under United Kingdom law to do so. The committee's seizure of the documents, which were under seal by a cour... [Full Article...]

George H.W. Bush Service Dog Sully to Join Walter Reed Hospital

George H.W. Bush Service Dog Sully to Join Walter Reed Hospital The former president's remains will be flown to Washington , D.C. on Monday following a departure ceremony in Houston, Texas. "He kept us flying high and challenged us to fly higher still, and he did it with modesty and kindness that would've been surprising in someone one-tenth as tough and accomplished as he was", McConnell said. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Goes Full Conspiracy Theory Because He Doesn't Understand The Internet

Rudy Giuliani Goes Full Conspiracy Theory Because He Doesn't Understand The Internet For the low price of about $6, Giuliani's tweet now links to a simple website that bears the blunt anti-Trump text . He shared what he had done on Twitter , writing, "Rudy didn't separate g-20 from.in so ya boy bought the domain". But he tried to post a tweet with.rudygiuliani, for instance, it wouldn't create a link. CNET rounds up some of the tweeted replies to Giuliani in that vein (r... [Full Article...]

Migrants jump border fence in Tijuana to try to reach US

Migrants jump border fence in Tijuana to try to reach US He has sent troops to the border and issued an order denying the possibility of asylum to migrants crossing the southern border illegally - but that order has since been halted by a USA federal judge. Officials said all the migrants were being moved to a former concert venue much farther from the border. US officials said agents had been wounded or hit by migrants throwing stones. [Full Article...]

George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington

George H.W. Bush lies in state in Washington Later, he will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. The Supreme Court is delaying arguments by a day for the national day of mourning. A long motorcade accompanied the hearse carrying Bush's remains from a Houston funeral home to nearby Ellington Field for the trip to the nation's capital on an aircraft that often serves as Air Force One. [Full Article...]

CIA Director Gina Haspel To Brief Senators On Jamal Khashoggi Killing

CIA Director Gina Haspel To Brief Senators On Jamal Khashoggi Killing He emerged saying that, "if the crown prince went in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes". Haspel delivered a closed-door briefing to the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations, Armed Services and Appropriations committees on the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Trump insists any cooperation with Mueller is based on 'lies'

Trump insists any cooperation with Mueller is based on 'lies' Mueller's office says Flynn assisted them 'on a range of issues, including interactions between individuals in the Presidential Transition Team and Russian Federation'. Federal sentencing guidelines recommend between zero and six months in prison for Flynn, leaving open the possibility of probation. According to the addendum, Flynn has assisted with two other matters - at least one of them a c... [Full Article...]


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