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Iran: Rouhani defies U.S. on 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iran: Rouhani defies U.S. on 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution On Feb 11, 1979, Iran's army declared its neutrality, paving the way for the collapse of the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the United States's closest ally in the Middle East. Washington and its Arab allies have viewed Iran with great suspicion since the Islamic Revolution, fearing Khomeini's radical ideology would inspire militants across the Middle East. [Full Article...]

Harris: I've Smoked Pot, It Gives A Lot Of People Joy

Harris: I've Smoked Pot, It Gives A Lot Of People Joy He has two dauthers from a previous marriage. Harris's comments follow those of fellow Democratic senator and 2020 candidate, Cory Booker , who kicked off his campaign earlier this month by calling for legalizing marijuana as an essential part of criminal justice reform. [Full Article...]

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrives unannounced in Afghanistan

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrives unannounced in Afghanistan Shanahan was "meeting with President Ashraf Ghani to discuss a broad range of defense issues", a Monday Pentagon statement reads. The talks come as US President Donald Trump pushes to end the Afghan conflict, where about 14,000 US troops are still deployed, and which has seen countless civilian and military deaths, as well as an infusion of more than $1 trillion in US cash into the country. [Full Article...]

O'Rourke, Trump to headline dueling Texas border town rallies

O'Rourke, Trump to headline dueling Texas border town rallies Members of Border Network for Human Rights hold a march to protest against President Donald Trump's proposed wall, in El Paso , Texas. "While some try to stoke fear and paranoia, to spread lies and a false narrative about the U.S. He concluded, "The president is lying to you to get his border wall". As of 2014, Federal Bureau of Investigation data show El Paso still had the third lowest v... [Full Article...]

Newborn baby rescued from storm drain in South Africa

Newborn baby rescued from storm drain in South Africa Paramedics attend to the baby girl after she was rescued. 'Police will now be trying to investigate the circumstances that led to the baby being in the drain in the first place and will also be trying to trace the mother, ' he said. "The whole community is elated that she has been rescued", she said. There were loud cheers from locals who had been from the scene since early this morning as a f... [Full Article...]

Fox News host claims he hasn't washed his hands in a decade

Fox News host claims he hasn't washed his hands in a decade Hegseth's co-host Jedediah Bila, who was sitting next to him, jokingly replied, "Someone help me". A "Fox & Friends " host is facing criticism for saying that germs aren't real, even though he was reportedly joking. Without hand-washing, germs can be introduced to the body through the eyes, nose, or mouth, or they can be transferred to food and other items around the home or workplace. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Watch: more snow, freezing rain expected overnight

Winter Storm Watch: more snow, freezing rain expected overnight There's also a risk of freezing rain. Sunday night: Cloudy with snow possible after midnight, mainly from NYC and points south. Here's the plan for the rest of Monday and Tuesday . The storm system is expected to leave the region by Wednesday . We could then see rain and sleet after 4 p.m. Highs will be near 39 degrees and calm winds will head northeast around 6 miles per hour in the mor... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro launches large-scale war game amid crisis

Venezuela's Maduro launches large-scale war game amid crisis He did not say from where or whom they came. Maduro is refusing to step down or call for a new election, accusing the US of orchestrating a coup attempt. The United States has since been joined by a majority of Western nations. He has vowed not to let in "fake" aid from the United States requested by opposition leader, which is being stockpiled at the border with Colombia. [Full Article...]

Beijing ‘angered’ as 2 USA warships enter S. China Sea - spokeswoman

Beijing ‘angered’ as 2 USA warships enter S. China Sea - spokeswoman The two warships entered China's territorial seas around the Nansha Islands without permission from the Chinese government, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a daily news briefing. She demanded the United States "immediately stop its provocative actions" after the two U.S. guided-missile destroyers conducted what Washington called "freedom of navigation" exercises in the area. [Full Article...]

Hakeem Al-Araibi to be released by Thailand court

Hakeem Al-Araibi to be released by Thailand court Chatchom Akapin, director-general of the International Affairs Department, said the Foreign Ministry had informed his office that Bahrain has made a decision to withdraw its extradition request, hence there is no reason to keep al-Araibi in detention. [Full Article...]

Omar: ‘I unequivocally apologize’ after backlash over new Israel tweets

Omar: ‘I unequivocally apologize’ after backlash over new Israel tweets Omar is promoting the ugly, anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that Jews have an outsized influence over politics", Jonathan A. Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of ADL, said in a written statement . Calls for Democrat leaders to take action have multiplied since Omar's comments Sunday. House Judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler, also of NY, said Ms Omar's choice of words was "deeply disappointing... [Full Article...]

UK, Switzerland Sign Agreement on Post-Brexit Non-Tariff Trading

UK, Switzerland Sign Agreement on Post-Brexit Non-Tariff Trading Jeremy Corbyn has accused May of a "cynical" attempt to run down the clock before the March 29 Brexit date in order to leave MPs with a stark choice of accepting her deal or crashing out of the European Union without any agreement. "It's this blinkered approach that's got us to where we are, with her never wanting to see where the real majority is in parliament". But she insisted her deal alre... [Full Article...]

Amid Growing Scandal, MoFo Launches Investigation Into Partner Justin Fairfax

Amid Growing Scandal, MoFo Launches Investigation Into Partner Justin Fairfax A second woman, Meredith Watson , has accused Fairfax of rape in 2000. Fairfax has said that encounters with both women were consensual. Attorney Nancy Erika Smith released the statement Saturday night on behalf of Meredith Watson after Lt. [Full Article...]

Meghan McCain Blasts Ivanka Trump & Jared For Crashing Dad’s Funeral

Meghan McCain Blasts Ivanka Trump & Jared For Crashing Dad’s Funeral The real thing, not some cheap rhetoric from men who'll never come even near the sacrifice that he gave so willingly, ' Meghan said at the time, seemingly slamming the current administration. 'A funeral is a sacred time, and I thought my family made it clear , at least I had, that the Trumps are not welcome around me. McCain said her father had designed the funeral to be a "bridging" and a "h... [Full Article...]

I got physically attacked at a restaurant over politics — Conway to CNN

I got physically attacked at a restaurant over politics — Conway to CNN While the physical contact only reportedly lasted a few seconds, Conway alleged that the woman continued to yell and gesture at her for several minutes before being escorted from the restaurant. Various members of the Trump administration have been received personal and vocal protests in a similar manner, namely DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielson and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders . [Full Article...]

Spain: Conservatives, Populists Rally Against Pro-Open Borders Socialist Govt

Spain: Conservatives, Populists Rally Against Pro-Open Borders Socialist Govt The government is squeezed on both sides of the Catalan issue: Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo said on Friday the talks were on track to fail because Catalan pro-independence groups had rejected the government's proposed framework. He met twice with Catalan chief Quim Torra. Conservative parties called the rally after Sanchez's government last week accepted the presence - as requested by Cata... [Full Article...]

Snowstorm Buries Pacific Northwest, With More on the Way

Snowstorm Buries Pacific Northwest, With More on the Way In a Hazardous Weather Statement reissued on Sunday morning for Tuesday for southeast NY, southern CT and northeast New Jersey, saying, "A wintry mix of precipitation, which may begin as early as late Monday night, is expected Tuesday and Tuesday night". [Full Article...]

Thai King Dashes Sister's Political Dreams

Thai King Dashes Sister's Political Dreams Princess Ubolratana had claimed she was exercising her rights as a commoner to stand for election but she undermined her own candidacy by listing the royal "Grand Palace" as her residence on official registration papers. "We won't work with a party that is not like us: respecting the laws. traditions and Thai customs - something that Thai people are very strict about", party leader Uttama Savanaya... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump Says She Knew Little About Moscow Project

Ivanka Trump Says She Knew Little About Moscow Project This came in a rather stunning interview with The View's Abby Huntsman , for ABC News , that provided new insight into the mind and perspective of President Donald Trump's daughter and Senior White House advisor. The first daughter said she had almost no knowledge of plans to construct a Trump Tower in the Russian capital while Mr Trump was campaigning to be United States president in 2016. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump says dad did not help with security clearance

Ivanka Trump says dad did not help with security clearance Zambakhidze's business grew, and her story caught the eye of Ivanka Trump . Earlier in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, Ivanka said this new initiative will for the first time coordinate America's commitment to one of the most undervalued resources in the developing world-the talent, ambition and genius of women. [Full Article...]


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