• China's Huawei 'fires' employee arrested in Poland
China's Huawei 'fires' employee arrested in Poland

Spying , and working in concert with the Chinese government, are the two chief allegations several Western nations are leveling against Huawei , which recently overtook Apple as the world's second-largest smartphone manufacturer. And in December, Huawei's CFO was arrested by Canadian police, amid allegations she broke sanctions on selling eq...

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  • USA troops begin to withdraw from Syria, report says
USA troops begin to withdraw from Syria, report says

It said a convoy of about 10 armoured vehicles, in addition to some trucks, pulled out from Syria's northeastern town of Rmeilan into Iraq. Kurdish-led groups who control swathes of northern Syria fear an attack from Turkey in the wake of US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from their region.

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  • Netanyahu confirms air strikes on Iranian targets in Syria
Netanyahu confirms air strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel has pledged to prevent Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, where it is backing President Bashar al-Assad's regime alongside Russian Federation and Hezbollah. He said the military had carried out over 200 strikes in Syria over the preceding year and a half. "We'll continue our engineering actions along the border and tracking...

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  • 'Brexit paralysis' could lead to United Kingdom remaining in European Union, warns Jeremy Hunt
'Brexit paralysis' could lead to United Kingdom remaining in European Union, warns Jeremy Hunt

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has threatened to table a motion of no confidence in the PM should MPs defeat her withdrawal agreement. A no-deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" for industry and trade, Corbyn told the BBC . "Some of you put your trust in the political process for the first time in decades". As May made a last-ditch appeal to memb...

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  • 'Jayme is safe and we will make sure forever,' family says
'Jayme is safe and we will make sure forever,' family says

The grandfather of Jayme Closs, who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said on Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn't understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated the United States for months.

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  • Sheriff criticized over Parkland shooting response removed from office
Sheriff criticized over Parkland shooting response removed from office

Gregory Tony . I served the county honorably. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has been replaced by former Coral Springs Police Sgt. "Sheriff Israel has received no official word from the governor or his office of the goal of this visit". DeSantis later tweeted that he was suspending Israel for 'his repeated fai...

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  • Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts
Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts

Ginsburg has seen her salary rise almost $100,000 since she was appointed to the bench by President Bill Clinton in 1993. "Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required", she said .

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  • Trump rages about FBI's reported probe into Comey's firing
Trump rages about FBI's reported probe into Comey's firing

Asked to comment on the report, Pompeo dismissed such an idea. It wasn't until Comey's May 2017 firing, when Trump appeared to connect Comey's ousting to the Russian Federation probe, that counterintelligence investigators looked into whether Trump posed a national security threat.

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  • 3 dead, at least 23 injured in Canada capital bus crash
3 dead, at least 23 injured in Canada capital bus crash

Photos posted on Twitter showed extensive damage to the front of the bus, with the roof of a shelter having carved deep into the vehicle's second deck after the vehicle jumped the curb and plowed along the platform. Emergency crews were called to Westboro station in Ottawa following a collision involving a double-decker OC Transpo bus. Of those...

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  • Saudi teen to depart Thailand for Canada asylum: Thai immigration chief
Saudi teen to depart Thailand for Canada asylum: Thai immigration chief

Qunun, who had initially meant to seek asylum in Australia, chose Canada instead because Australia took too long assessing whether to grant her asylum. "Truly I have never dreamed of this love and support". A Korean Air flight carrying Qunun left Bangkok for Seoul on Friday night at 11:37 p.m. local time (1637 GMT), an airport official told Reu...

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  • Details Over Top Sanders Advisor's Alleged Sexual Misconduct With Subordinate Emerge
Details Over Top Sanders Advisor's Alleged Sexual Misconduct With Subordinate Emerge

Becker denied the allegations to Politico . More than two dozen former staffers recently sent a letter to Sanders and his aides, seeking a meeting regarding the "sexual violence and harassment on the 2016 campaign" ahead of another bid for the presidency.

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  • Jayme Closs: Suspect named in kidnapping and murder case
Jayme Closs: Suspect named in kidnapping and murder case

Jayme Closs was found after she went missing in October. Peter Kasinskas , a resident of Gordon, told CBS News he opened the door to his neighbor saying, "This is Jayme Closs ", and asking him to call authorities. It said she was located in the town of Gordon, near Lake Superior and northeast of Minneapolis. CBS Minnesota spoke wit...

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  • Sunny today with a wintry mess this weekend
Sunny today with a wintry mess this weekend

By 5 PM snow will begin to expand into southern Iowa and slowly creep north through the remainder of the evening. Precipitation will change over to just plain rain across far southern and southeastern Virginia. For the metro, confidence is high that we will receive at least 1 to 3 inches of snow. However, an area of up to 6 inches of accumulati...

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  • Trump administration eyes raiding hurricane relief funds to build border wall
Trump administration eyes raiding hurricane relief funds to build border wall

On the flip side, Cavuto also thinks Democrats are being disingenuous, sounding less concerned about border dangers than they did just a few months ago. Efforts at negotiating a broader immigration deal involving immigrants brought to the country illegally as children collapsed with little progress. One way around that political roadblock could be ...

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  • Syria troop withdrawal under way, says US-led coalition
Syria troop withdrawal under way, says US-led coalition

The U.S. -led military coalition in Syria has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria amid conflicting reports over the status of troops. The reference was to Bolton's remarks this week the United States would not exit Syria until Turkey promised not to target U.S.

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  • Snitch: Trump Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen to Testify on Capitol Hill
Snitch: Trump Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen to Testify on Capitol Hill

The committee has a hearing with Cohen posted on its public schedule. Trump has denied directing Cohen to pay women who alleged affairs with Trump. Cohen added: "I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible account of the events which have transpired".

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  • 2nd suspect charged in Houston girl's death
2nd suspect charged in Houston girl's death

Jazmine was remembered during her more than two-hour funeral at The Community of Faith church in Houston for a sweet spirit, her smile and as a person who always wanted to give hugs and help others. Houston Texans player Deandre Hopkins dedicated his playoff check to help Jazmine's family with the funeral costs and to support the search for ...

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  • Man held over suspicious packages to Pak, other embassies in Australia
Man held over suspicious packages to Pak, other embassies in Australia

Local media on Monday reported that the Argentine consulate in Sydney had received a package containing white powder. Savas Avan allegedly sent 38 packages to embassies and consulates in Melbourne , Canberra , and Sydney . They gave no additional details of how the asbestos was packaged or what the motive might have been. On Wednesday, e...

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  • Trump threatens to cut FEMA funding for California wildfire relief
Trump threatens to cut FEMA funding for California wildfire relief

I have ordered FEMA to send no more money. In a tweet , President Trump called the situation in California "disgraceful", saying that lives and money could have been saved if the state utilized proper forest management. FEMA did not immediately have a comment for the record when asked by The Daily Caller News Foundation. "FEMA is actively ...

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  • Rod Rosenstein To Leave After Next Attorney General's Confirmation
Rod Rosenstein To Leave After Next Attorney General's Confirmation

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has no concrete plans to depart and will stay on to help with the transition, said the person who asked not to be named. "My guess is he is making room for the new attorney general to build a team that he wants around him". But he has been a frequent target of President Donald Trump's criticism.

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  • North Korea's Kim visiting China for summit with Xi
North Korea's Kim visiting China for summit with Xi

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping . Kim, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-ju and senior officials including Kim Yong-chol - his right-hand man in diplomatic negotiations with the USA and South Korea , arrived in Beijing on his private train.

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  • King Muhammad of Malaysia abdicates
King Muhammad of Malaysia abdicates

Posts identified his new wife as Oksana Voevodina, who won a Miss Moscow contest in 2015. She reportedly met the Malaysian king while he was traveling in Europe in 2017 and she was modeling luxury watches. But the succession may not be as straightforward this time as the next in line to the throne, Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang state, is elderly and ...

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  • Two Americans accused of fighting for ISIS captured in Syria
Two Americans accused of fighting for ISIS captured in Syria

In a press release on Sunday, SDF confirmed capturing the five ISIS members, saying that "They were preparing to launch attacks against the fleeing civilians from that areas" pointing out that the capture happened on December 30. As with Clark, Al-Hamed's Arabic nom de guerre, or "kunya", contains a term traditionally used to identify Americans, ...

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"I Think We Will Make A Deal": Trump On US-China Trade

Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the Washington delegation and will discuss " implementing the important consensus " reached by Mr Trump and Mr Xi at the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina past year, China's commerce ministry said.

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  • Key Plotter in USS Cole Attack Killed in US Drone Strike
Key Plotter in USS Cole Attack Killed in US Drone Strike

The official word from CENTCOM as of Friday afternoon was that "U.S. forces are still assessing the results of the strike" that targeted al-Badawi. A United States airstrike in Yemen on New Year's Day reportedly killed the terrorist mastermind believed to have orchestrated the deadly USS Cole bombing eighteen years ago.

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  • Federal agencies directed to hold off on shutdown raises
Federal agencies directed to hold off on shutdown raises

Cabinet secretaries will be given raises of about $11,000, bringing their pay to $210,000, while their deputies and other top agency administrators will be given significant raises as well. Without legislation, the pay freeze was set to expire and pay was set to jump automatically. The government's Office of Personnel Management did not respond t...

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  • No quick withdrawal: USA tries to restore order to Syria policy
No quick withdrawal: USA tries to restore order to Syria policy

Bolton's comments come ahead of a visit to Ankara that's scheduled for Monday. Trump's advisers and GOP allies have warned that pulling out United States troops would also leave Kurdish fighters - who had been vital allies - susceptible to attacks by Turkey, where leaders see the group as a threat to their nation's sovereignty.

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  • Saudi women to get divorce notification by text message
Saudi women to get divorce notification by text message

According to lawyer Nisreen al-Ghamdi, some men now register divorce deeds at the courts without telling their wives. A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from not knowing about their own divorce. Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer be the last to know of their own divorce, according to reports . "We are the first Sa...

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  • Democrat Nancy Pelosi becomes House speaker in divided US Congress
Democrat Nancy Pelosi becomes House speaker in divided US Congress

The two-part Democratic package includes a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security at current levels through February 8, providing $1.3 billion for border fencing and $300 million for other border security items including technology and cameras.

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  • Former US marine detained in Russian Federation charged with espionage, state media reports
Former US marine detained in Russian Federation charged with espionage, state media reports

Whelan works for a Michigan-based auto parts supplier and, according to the Rosbalt news agency, was arrested shortly after receiving a USB drive containing a classified list of names. Although the exact facts of the indictment are not known, Whelan has been to Russian Federation many times. His lawyer said the 48-year-old was "behaving in a cons...

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