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UN Calls for an Agreement at COP24 on Climate Change UN Calls for an Agreement at COP24 on Climate Change
- Декабря 14, 2018

He said: "There is a view among many of us that this is failing". "So, I urge you to find common ground that will allow us to show the world that we are listening, that we care", Guterres said at the closing of the high-level segment of the Talanoa Dialogue at the COP-24 here. (more...)
Pelosi: 'I Am Comfortable' With Proposal For Dem Leadership Term Limits Pelosi: 'I Am Comfortable' With Proposal For Dem Leadership Term Limits
- Декабря 14, 2018

But in the end, she had to make concessions about her tenure to make sure she'll win a majority - likely 218 votes - when the new House convenes January 3. But Pelosi won a support pledge from the one Democrat who had publicly considered taking on the challenge: Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge. The agreement also ends what's been a distracting, harsh leadership fight among Democrats that has been waged since Election Day, when they gained at least 39 seats and grabbed House control for the next ... (more...)
Both Korea's to verify disarmament of border inspection posts Both Korea's to verify disarmament of border inspection posts
- Декабря 14, 2018

Earlier this year, the two Koreas had marched under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, while they jointly competed in the women's ice hockey matches at the event. They inspected whether the guard posts and any underground structures have been completely dismantled and whether all troops, weapons and other equipment have been withdrawn, according to Seoul's Defense Ministry. (more...)
Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained
- Декабря 14, 2018

Canadian businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig have both been detained in China . She stands accused of conspiring to violate USA sanctions against Iran. His last social media posts on Monday said he was en route to Seoul for a consulting job and meetings with friends, but he never arrived. Based in China and Canada, Paektu promotes travel to North Korea , including a five-day trip to Pyongyang for 2019 New Year celebrations with visits to hot springs and the ... (more...)
Flynn Seeks to Avoid Prison Time in Russia Investigation Flynn Seeks to Avoid Prison Time in Russia Investigation
- Декабря 14, 2018

Cohen has repeatedly lied and as the prosecution has pointed out to the court, Mr. Cohen is no hero". But Comey described that description as a "garble" in a private interview with House lawmakers last week. Van Grack, who works on Mueller's team, wrote in the documents. Investigators have examined key episodes such as Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey and his fury over the recusal from the investigation of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (more...)
Cryptocurrency scammers target schools, hospitals, government offices with bomb threats Cryptocurrency scammers target schools, hospitals, government offices with bomb threats
- Декабря 14, 2018

WBOC was not alone as authorities say bomb threats were sent to dozens of businesses, government offices, schools, universities and other locations across the USA, including on Delmarva. The message was identical to an email warning posted on social media by the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Police Department and similar to descriptions of other threats posted on social media nationwide. (more...)
Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in United States to conspiracy Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty in United States to conspiracy
- Декабря 14, 2018

Butina also hosted "friendship dinners" in the hope of establishing ties with people who "would have the ear of the next USA presidential administration", prosecutors said. In 2012, Spanish police investigating a Russian organized crime group operating on the island of Mallorca discovered that a figure whom some of the suspects referred to as their "godfather" was Torshin. (more...)
May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal
- Декабря 14, 2018

May has repeatedly refused calls for another vote, saying the results of the June, 2016 referendum must be respected. But although the Prime Minister has bought herself some time, MPs of all parties are not convinced she will be able to win significant concessions on her European travels. (more...)
Feds bust 2 people for separate alleged terror plots in Ohio Feds bust 2 people for separate alleged terror plots in Ohio
- Декабря 14, 2018

Lecron said her master plan was to commit an "upscale mass murder" attack at a Toledo bar, and was also considering her place of work as a target, since she thought the company was polluting the river behind its facility. ADL today applauded law enforcement for thwarting a planned terror attack against the Jewish community in the Toledo, Ohio area. An official at the press conference Monday stated that Joseph had told an undercover agent that he hated "the gays, the Christians, the ... (more...)
Mika Brzezinski Under Fire for Using Homophobic Slur to Describe Mike Pompeo Mika Brzezinski Under Fire for Using Homophobic Slur to Describe Mike Pompeo
- Декабря 13, 2018

Pompeo had ducked questions in a "Fox & Friends" interview about Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's role in the killing. There are the folks who actually committed the murder, we've held accountable. NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik wrote, "This is bad". Grennell had criticized Brezinski - who quickly apologized for her remarks Wednesday - for using the term, which is considered a slur against gays. (more...)
Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks
- Декабря 13, 2018

President Donald Trump is disputing news reports that he's having a hard time finding a new White House chief of staff . Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has been one of the few people openly vying for the job, though it's not clear how serious this proposition is. (more...)
'Werewolf' killer Mikhail Popkov convicted of 56 more murders 'Werewolf' killer Mikhail Popkov convicted of 56 more murders
- Декабря 13, 2018

The owners' DNA was then checked against sperm found on one of the victims, which helped police identify Popkov as a suspect. Popkov was caught in 2012 after investigators re-examined the case and carried out DNA testing of residents, focusing on those who drove a make of auto that matched tracks found at crime scenes. (more...)
China accused over Marriott data breach China accused over Marriott data breach
- Декабря 13, 2018

Officials from the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that China is working to steal trade secrets and intellectual property from US companies in order to harm America's economy and further its own development. (more...)
Kremlin Slams Pompeo’s Comments about Tu-160 Aircraft as Inappropriate Kremlin Slams Pompeo’s Comments about Tu-160 Aircraft as Inappropriate
- Декабря 13, 2018

The group included two Tu-160 strategic missile-carriers, a heavy An-124 military transport aircraft and an IL-62 long-range aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces, it said in a statement. Russian-U.S. ties have sunk to post-Cold War lows over Ukraine, the war in Syria and allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. When referring to Pompeo's assertions about unnecessary expenses of Russian Federation when making a trip with T-160 bombers to Venezuela, the spokesman told ... (more...)
Trump reportedly cancels annual White House Christmas party for media Trump reportedly cancels annual White House Christmas party for media
- Декабря 13, 2018

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment by The Post . In yet another instance of President Donald Trump battling the press and destroying Washington and American traditions, the annual White House Christmas Party for the press has been canceled. (more...)
Real Life Black Widow Maria Butina Pleads Guilty Real Life Black Widow Maria Butina Pleads Guilty
- Декабря 13, 2018

Maria Butina , a 30-year-old Russian gun rights activist, has signed onto a plea agreement with the USA government, officially pivoting away from her months-long campaign to prove her innocence after standing accused of developing a covert influence operation in the United States . (more...)
Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral
- Декабря 13, 2018

The mass shooting, a rarity in Latin America's largest nation, happened right after the midday service had ended at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, a city about 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Sao Paulo . Officers said the systems analyst had no criminal record and "no motive except for his own madness". Firefighter Alexandre Monteiro told G1 that the four injured were in stable condition. (more...)
IDF Apprehends Palestinians Suspected in West Bank Drive-By Shooting IDF Apprehends Palestinians Suspected in West Bank Drive-By Shooting
- Декабря 13, 2018

The Israelis were standing at a bus station by the entrance to Ofra, a settlement north of Jerusalem , according to Haaretz . "The injured officers gave a decisive rebuff to the attacker and neutralised him", the press release said. The Israeli military said the assailant in Thursday's incident stepped out of his vehicle and fired at the bus stop, wounding several people and then fleeing the scene. (more...)
More public humiliation for Theresa May after postponing crucial Brexit vote More public humiliation for Theresa May after postponing crucial Brexit vote
- Декабря 13, 2018

The confidence vote in Theresa May has not only caused turmoil in the Conservative Party but, potentially, destabilised the government and could set off a train of events that results in a general election. Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn. It was announced this morning May will face a no-confidence vote after the required 48 letters were sent to the party's ruling 1922 Committee. (more...)
Russian nuclear-capable bomber aircraft fly to Venezuela, angering US Russian nuclear-capable bomber aircraft fly to Venezuela, angering US
- Декабря 13, 2018

Russian Federation sent to Venezuela two strategic missile Tu-160 heavy military transport aircraft an-124 and long-haul aircraft Il-62 Air and space forces (VKS). The Kremlin responded to what it believes are "inappropriate" and "undiplomatic" comments by Pompeo. Likewise, U.S. -Venezuela relations, which have always been strained, have been pushed to new lows under the leaderships of President Donald Trump and Venezuela's hard-line President Nicolas Maduro . (more...)