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Congratulations to Nick Clegg, who just got the world’s worst job

Congratulations to Nick Clegg, who just got the world’s worst job The tech giant was possibly attracted to Clegg less for his time in United Kingdom office and more for his tenure as European Trade Commissioner. Members of the European Union parliament have called for an audit of Facebook, and careful scrutiny based on competition laws. [Full Article...]

Lara Alqasem Allowed Into Israel After Supreme Court Accepts Appeal

Lara Alqasem Allowed Into Israel After Supreme Court Accepts Appeal While the organization promotes the BDS ( Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ) movement on Israel, Alqasem herself says she doesn't, and her lawyers argued that her choice to study at an Israeli university illustrates this. "If this is truly the case, then we are talking about an extreme and risky step, which could lead to the crumbling of the pillars upon which democracy in Israel stands", the ver... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Jamal Khashoggi Not a U.S. Citizen

Donald Trump: Jamal Khashoggi Not a U.S. Citizen Pro-government Turkish media published gruesome new allegations that Mr Khashoggi was killed by a Saudi assassination squad, some of whom The New York Times said were tied to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . Washington Post : "Saudi Arabia is putting money in Trump's pocket. We're not there to tell them how to run their country or organize their society.' That policy's never been re... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia $100 million to U.S. as missing journalist mystery deepens

Saudi Arabia $100 million to U.S. as missing journalist mystery deepens The Washington Post published the final column from journalist Jamal Khashoggi - who was allegedly tortured and killed inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul . "We're not there to tell them how to run their country or organize their society.' That policy's never been rescinded, and that's what we have always done". [Full Article...]

United States to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

United States to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy Earlier in the day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US diplomatic mission in occupied territories, which deals with Palestinians, is being merged into the controversial new embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds. Ofer Zalzberg of the International Crisis Group think-tank said Thursday's announcement meant that the U.S. would be the only major power without a separate, independent repr... [Full Article...]

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria The leader said the situation in Syria remains hard, especially in the east of Euphrates, where US and European Union citizens were among 700 people taken hostage by Daesh. He said he and Trump had a good discussion despite policy differences. But, Putin declared, Russian Federation will never be the first to use nukes, saying, "We have no concept of preemptive strike" (though RT explains why t... [Full Article...]

Fox News contributor mocks Elizabeth Warren with photo at Disneyland

Fox News contributor mocks Elizabeth Warren with photo at Disneyland Not only that, she claimed repeatedly that her mother's Native American ancestry drove her parents to elope after her father's family refused to welcome her mother with open arms thanks to their bigotry. Elizabeth Warren has a new critic of her widely-panned DNA test: an actual descendant of Pocahontas . Following yesterday's impromptu press conference, in which Trump gave his Who Cares? re... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico On Thursday, the Mexican government asked the United Nations Refugee Agency for help in assisting migrants filing for refugee protection at the border, as Mr. "We have been here since 4 a.m.", said Veliz. The UNHCR will provide help evaluating the asylum claims of the migrants before they cross into the U.S. [Full Article...]

Italy splurges on welfare in new budget

Italy splurges on welfare in new budget At the same time the 19 countries sharing the euro want to integrate more deeply in economic terms, by giving more powers to their bailout fund ESM, setting up a euro zone budget and a euro zone-wide deposit insurance scheme. The budget Italian could be the subject of informal discussions between the heads of State and government of the EU on the occasion of a european summit on Thursday in Brusse... [Full Article...]

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India Amritsar train accident LIVE updates: Two hours after the incident, Union railway minister Piyush Goyal reacted on Twitter saying that he was deeply saddened and shocked by the incident. They are being taken to nearby hospitals. Singh said he was rushing to Amritsar to personally supervise relief and rescue operations. Following the train mishap, Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed of... [Full Article...]

Mexican ambassador makes a stunning accusation about migrant caravan from Honduras

Mexican ambassador makes a stunning accusation about migrant caravan from Honduras In another, he suggested that the "onslaught" of immigrants could undermine a recently announced reworked trade deal with Mexico and Canada, writing that immigration is "far more important to me, as President, than Trade". Vaughan stressed that it is a good sign that Mexico is realizing that it has more to gain than lose by cooperating with the USA on border enforcement. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh hopes Saudi-Turkey joint probe will remove Khashoggi ‘speculations’

Bangladesh hopes Saudi-Turkey joint probe will remove Khashoggi ‘speculations’ Khashoggi, a Saudi national and USA resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to sort out marriage paperwork on October 2. [Full Article...]

Twitter Publishes Tweet Trove From Russia, Iran Election Meddling Campaigns

Twitter Publishes Tweet Trove From Russia, Iran Election Meddling Campaigns The datasets , which also include more than 2 million images, GIFs, videos and Periscope broadcasts, comprise 3,841 accounts affiliated with the Internet Research Agency (IRA), originating in Russian Federation, and 770 other accounts, potentially with origins in Iran. [Full Article...]

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineups

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineups In the US, meanwhile, the move will be closely watched for its impact in the years ahead on everything from migration and crime to tourism and economic growth. from Canada are barred from bringing any marijuana products with them because it is illegal at the federal level, said Stephanie Malin, a spokesperson for U.S. [Full Article...]

David Mundell tells Prime Minister he could not accept longer Brexit transition

David Mundell tells Prime Minister he could not accept longer Brexit transition But with Brexit talks at an impasse, the bloc has suggested extending that period, to give more time to strike a trade deal that ensures the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remains friction-free - the main sticking point to a Brexit deal. [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan President calls Modi, rejects assassination attempt reports

Sri Lankan President calls Modi, rejects assassination attempt reports He said that such reports were meant to create a rift between the two leaders and mar the cordial ties between the 2 countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told President Maithripala Sirisena that India wouldn't mind if it is not involved in the development of the eastern terminal of the Colombo Port, the Sri Lankan leader has claimed. [Full Article...]

Kathimerini: US backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row

Kathimerini: US backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row Metropolitan Hilarion , who heads the Russian Orthodox Church's foreign relations department, said after the Holy Synod's meeting in Minsk, Belarus on Monday that rupturing ties with the Ecumenical Patriarchate was a response to its "lawless and canonically void moves". [Full Article...]

'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist

'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist At a campaign rally in Missoula, Mr Trump lauded Representative Greg Gianforte , who pleaded guilty to misdemeanour assault for an attack on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs . The congressman later apologized for his actions and was sentenced to a 180-day deferred sentence, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management and a US$300 fine along with an $85 court fee. [Full Article...]

House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors about 'wire' comment

House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors about 'wire' comment That means Meadows, Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan and other hard-line conservatives who have been vocal participants in the investigations will not be able to question Rosenstein. Baker, who left the bureau earlier this year, is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee behind closed doors Thursday about the genesis of the FBI's Russian Federation case and about the surveillance w... [Full Article...]

Saudi king in dark about writer

Saudi king in dark about writer Trump said he could not confirm such reports. He had [Khashoggi] murdered in a consulate in Turkey and to expect me to ignore it? A police dog was part of the search team. Khashoggi, a Saudi national and United States resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since he walked into the Istanbul consulate to sort out marriage paperwork o... [Full Article...]


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