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Trump decides to recognize Israel's Claim To Golan Heights

Trump decides to recognize Israel's Claim To Golan Heights The ancient Western Wall, the most sacred prayer site in Judaism, is located in the eastern part of the city that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed in a move not recognized internationally. Trump's tweet is not itself recognition, and even a formal declaration by the State Department or Congress would be little more than a symbolic move, one which some critics say cou... [Full Article...]

Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intensified a push for USA recognition of Israeli control over disputed territory with Syria , hoping that President Donald Trump will deliver a major diplomatic victory during his visit to Washington two weeks before his toughest election yet. [Full Article...]

New Zealand mourns with prayer, silence one week after mosque attack

New Zealand mourns with prayer, silence one week after mosque attack Female news anchors and other women in New Zealand wore hijabs Friday in solidarity with the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings. The way she donned Shalwar Kamiz with a dupatta on her head, and the visuals of her embracing Muslim women to condole them won the hearts of many inside and outside New Zealand. [Full Article...]

USA sanctions Chinese companies for violating embargoes on North Korea

USA sanctions Chinese companies for violating embargoes on North Korea The decision had been taken "in accordance with an order from an upper command", he said , adding: "They said they didn't care whether we stayed at the liaison office or not". Such transactions violate the worldwide sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear and missiles program, which include a United Nations ban on almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller finishes and submits report on Donald Trump-Russia investigation

Robert Mueller finishes and submits report on Donald Trump-Russia investigation The comprehensive report , still confidential, marks the end of Mueller's probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. "The next steps are up to Attorney General Barr, and we look forward to the process taking its course", a White House statement read. [Full Article...]

Previous Biden +8 Over Bernie In New Poll On 2020 Dem Field

Previous Biden +8 Over Bernie In New Poll On 2020 Dem Field U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey had a modestly favorable rating among NY voters in a recent poll . Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who raised $6.1 million and $5.9 million each. "Rounding out the top five is Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at 8%", adds the report . GettyBeto O'Rourke at the close of the. According to Tuesday's report, the former Vice President has already informed supporte... [Full Article...]

Targeting the Electoral College

Targeting the Electoral College Elizabeth Warren endorsed abolishing the Electoral College in her CNN town hall . "Happening again in 1876 and 1888, which made incumbent Grover Cleveland so mad that he ran again 4 years later and reclaimed the office his supporters felt could be stolen from him", Avlon said . [Full Article...]

Mueller Probe Report Should Be Made Public

Mueller Probe Report Should Be Made Public All Comey wants , he says, is for Mueller's long-awaited report to show that the United States justice system works. He also indicted several Trump campaign associates for process crimes or violations unrelated to the Russian interference. [Full Article...]

Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory Trump tweeted, without providing any other details. "After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights", Trump said in a tweet. Pompeo explained that one of the main reasons for his visit to the region was to advance efforts begun last month at a gathering in Poland to build a regional alliance against Iran. [Full Article...]

Nirav Modi arrested in London, to be produced in court shortly

Nirav Modi arrested in London, to be produced in court shortly The arrest follows the warrant issued last week, after Home Secretary Sajid Javid referred India's extradition request for Mr. Modi - wanted in connection with the ₹13,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case - to the Westminster Magistrates Court for approval by a judge earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Load shedding to affect water availability in Pretoria

Load shedding to affect water availability in Pretoria To add to this, Eskom is set to continue with stage four loadshedding for the rest of the week. These stages shed 5000MW and 6000MW respectively, according to the report. Eskom and Gordhan said they do not have answers on when the power cuts will stop. South Africa is out of diesel, which is needed to run backup diesel-fueled power stations. [Full Article...]

WaPo Slammed for Erdogan's Op-Ed Comparing NZ Gunman to Daesh Terrorists

WaPo Slammed for Erdogan's Op-Ed Comparing NZ Gunman to Daesh Terrorists The rally coincided with the commemoration of the 1915 Gallipoli campaign during the first world war, when Ottoman soldiers defeated British-led forces including Australian and New Zealand troops trying to seize the peninsula, a gateway to Constantinople. [Full Article...]

Trump casts doubt on Mueller report, says it should be released

Trump casts doubt on Mueller report, says it should be released With expectations rising that Mueller will wrap up his operation within weeks after having already charged six Trump associates and over two dozen Russians, Trump said that the secret report to be submitted to the Attorney General Bill Barr should be revealed to the public. [Full Article...]

Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis

Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis It is meant to prevent a loss of lift which can cause an aerodynamic stall and send the plane downwards in an uncontrolled way. Facing such high-profile scrutiny, Boeing , one of the United States' most prestigious exporters, reshuffled executives in its commercial airplanes unit to focus on the crash fallout. [Full Article...]

Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives

Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives That renown helped Nunes' opponent, former prosecutor Andrew Janz, raise more than $9 million in a failed bid to unseat the congressman. "So if they're going to do that, then either own up to it and play big boy ball, which means you file all the reports or else let them be governed by the government", said the conservative commentator. [Full Article...]

The performative bickering of Kellyanne and George Conway: What's the end game?

The performative bickering of Kellyanne and George Conway: What's the end game? George Conway's criticism of the president has drawn a lot of attention and raised many questions about his relationship with his wife, who remains one of Trump's most prominent and vigorous defenders on cable news. "I don't share those concerns and I have four kids, and I was getting out of house this morning and was talking with the president about substance so I may not be up to speed on all o... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case

Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case The government can then hold them. The San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, a liberal-leaning court Trump has slammed in other cases, ruled in 2016 that convicted immigrants who are not immediately detained by immigration authorities after finishing their sentences can not later be placed into indefinite detention awaiting possible deportation. [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows gun law reform after mosque massacre A grandmother of the Australian man suspected of killing 50 people in two New Zealand mosques said she was "just devastated" for the dead and injured. "He used to teach at a university", Dr. Khurshid Alam said of his brother, the elder Rashid. "They may take our innocence but we will show the world the meaning of love and compassion", said one note taped to flowers left on a road divider. [Full Article...]

Scott Morrison calls in Turkish ambassador over President Tayyip Erdogan's Gallipoli comments

Scott Morrison calls in Turkish ambassador over President Tayyip Erdogan's Gallipoli comments Nearly 8700 Australians and about 2800 New Zealanders died in the Gallipoli campaign. "We speak once again from Canakkale after 104 years, and say we have received your message", Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during ceremonies marking the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Canakkale, commemorating the martyrs in the historic victory. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's Brexit deal suffers new blow

Theresa May's Brexit deal suffers new blow The pound rose by 0.2% in early trading local time, keeping its head above water at the $1.32 level, where the currency trade seems to stabilise in between volatile swings. The EU's most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, warned the clock was running down, saying: "I will fight until the last minute of the time to March 29 for an orderly exit". [Full Article...]


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