Worldwide

Worldwide Trump continues to attack Marie Yovanovitch, saying she was 'not an angel'
Author: 0 Trump continues to attack Marie Yovanovitch, saying she was 'not an angel'

She was one of 12 witnesses to testify over the last fortnight in the impeachment inquiry , which may seek to remove the president from office for alleged corruption. The president repeated his claim one day after Fiona Hill, a former Russian Federation adviser on the White House National Security Council, admonished Republicans for pushing unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about Ukrainian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Worldwide White House to Let Navy Decide Whether to Expel SEAL Eddie Gallagher
Author: 0 White House to Let Navy Decide Whether to Expel SEAL Eddie Gallagher

Gallagher, a Special Warfare Operator and petty officer who fought in Iraq , was one of multiple servicemembers pardoned by Trump of serious war crimes, against the objections of military officials and veterans' groups. Seeing the Navy treat a tweet like an executive order shouldn't surprise me at this point, and yet it still feels like something out of Black Mirror .

Worldwide Former president of Ukraine reveals details of 2017 meeting with Rudy Giuliani
Author: 0 Former president of Ukraine reveals details of 2017 meeting with Rudy Giuliani

A lawyer representing Lev Parnas , an indicted associate of Trump's personal lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani, has told multiple news outlets since Friday that Nunes met Ukraine's former top prosecutor Viktor Shokin in Vienna in 2018. In the interview summary, Shokin claims he was removed from his position under pressure from then-Vice President Biden, after being warned by USA diplomats to break off investigations into Burisma, the gas company where Biden's son Hunter sat on the board.

Worldwide Mudslides and floods kill dozens in Kenya
Author: 0 Mudslides and floods kill dozens in Kenya

Officials told local media that the bodies of at least 12 people, including seven children, were recovered on Saturday. Deputy President Dr William Ruto has mourned the deaths of at least 24 people in West Pokot caused by a landslide. "Massive landslides reported in various areas of West Pokot County following heavy downpour", Kenya Red Cross said in a message , adding its emergency response teams had deployed to help.

Worldwide FBI has asked for interview with whistleblower
Author: 0 FBI has asked for interview with whistleblower

An agent from the FBI's Washington field office reached out to the whistleblower's lawyers last month to seek an interview about the substance of the complaint. Republicans, including Trump, have made repeated calls for the whistleblower to reveal himself and testify as a material witness in the impeachment hearings.

Worldwide Report on FBI's Russian Federation probe to be released next month
Author: 0 Report on FBI's Russian Federation probe to be released next month

A person familiar with the case was not authorized to discuss the matter by name and spoke to AP only on condition of anonymity. "It will be December 9th, you'll get the report ", the South Carolina Republican told Fox News . courts of law for years now", he told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo during an exclusive interview. "We still don't have the truth, but hopefully, we'll get that soon".

Worldwide Trump considering withdrawing up to 4,000 US troops from South Korea
Author: 0 Trump considering withdrawing up to 4,000 US troops from South Korea

The statement accused South Korea of harming relations by depending on the United States in resolving inter-Korean issues. South Korean officials had previously downplayed the seriousness of the U.S. North Korea has been demanding the lifting of sanctions hobbling its economy and its leader Kim Jong Un set the deadline for Washington to show more flexibility in April, raising concerns he could resume nuclear and long-range missile testing suspended since 2017.

Author: 0 Trump impeachment inquiry: Two top aides testify to 'improper' call

The other involved a debunked conspiracy theory embraced by some Trump allies that Ukraine , not Russian Federation, interfered in the 2016 US election. He added that there was "no doubt" about what Trump was asking Zelenskiy for. According to the declassified deposition, Holmes told House investigators last week that during a 26 July phone conversation Trump asked Gordon Sondland, the USA ambassador to the European Union, for an update on "the investigation".

Worldwide Russian Federation returns three seized Ukrainian ships
Author: 0 Russian Federation returns three seized Ukrainian ships

This video grab provided by the Krym 24 tv station via AP Television shows a seized Ukrainian ship, left, is towed by a Russian coast guard boat out of the port in Kerch, Crimea, with the Kerch bridge in the background, Sunday, Nov. Sailors free, but still on trial A United Nations tribunal ruled in May that Russian Federation must release the sailors and ships. Ukraine has been pushing for their return as a good will gesture from Moscow ahead of a possible four-way peace summit on eastern ...

Worldwide Trump intervenes in military justice cases, granting three pardons
Author: 0 Trump intervenes in military justice cases, granting three pardons

In May, Trump talked about how he was considering pardons for US troops charged with war crimes, a move he acknowledged would be controversial but that he said was justified because they had been treated "unfairly". One reason United States troops are as welcome as they are worldwide is because hosting nations "know the American military administers itself according to a very strict code of justice and we have a very good record of holding those troops accountable", Kirby said, even for ...

Worldwide Mike Pompeo Plans to Resign, Run for Senate
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo Plans to Resign, Run for Senate

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly plans to leave his post as the top American diplomat to run for a US Senate seat, representing the state of Kansas, next year. Pompeo also suggested that he understood the reasons for Yovanovitch's abrupt removal in May. Pompeo said that the change was made to enable some wicked objective.

Worldwide Two US prison guards charged with falsifying logs over Epstein death
Author: 0 Two US prison guards charged with falsifying logs over Epstein death

These arrests are important, but they're not the end of this: "These guards aren't the only ones who should stand trial - every one of Jeffrey Epstein's co-conspirators should be spending the rest of their lives behind bars". Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked about the FBI investigation. An autopsy concluded that Epstein had hanged himself.

Worldwide Taliban Swap Kidnapped Western Professors for Three Jihadis
Author: 0 Taliban Swap Kidnapped Western Professors for Three Jihadis

By releasing two Westerners and 10 members of the Afghan security force, the Taliban are delivering captives that do not have the same strategic or security value as the three Taliban figures. Just last week, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said the decision was "a tough, but important" one and one he had to make in the interest of the Afghan people.

Worldwide State Unveils Meth Awareness Campaign
Author: 0 State Unveils Meth Awareness Campaign

The state's Department of Social Services paid a Minneapolis ad agency almost $449,000 this fall for the effort, the Argus Leader reported, citing the state's finances website . "I didn't think this was a real ad from the South Dakota Department of Social Services". There isn't a single solution because meth is widespread. Let's work together.

Worldwide Impeachment: Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying
Author: 0 Impeachment: Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying

He said the White House's insistence on blocking witnesses from cooperating begs the question: "What is he hiding?" That includes fallout from a mysterious and unscheduled trip to a hospital on Saturday, his fight against efforts to reveal his tax records and an apparent new tactic - firing off searing attacks on witnesses who criticize him in televised hearings.

Worldwide What’s next: Impeachment hearings enter crucial stretch
Author: 0 What’s next: Impeachment hearings enter crucial stretch

The House impeachment hearings are entering a crucial second week as Democrats are set to hear from eight additional witnesses about Trump's dealings with Ukraine. Hill was in attendance during a July 10th White House meeting with former National Security Agency Director John Bolton, ambassador Sondland, and top Ukrainian officials who are at the center of debate.