by | November 16, 2018 | 17:16

Facebook on Thursday denied allegations in the New York Times that it tried to mislead the public about its knowledge of Russian misinformation ahead of the 2016 United States presidential election, but severed links with a Republican consultancy.

by | November 16, 2018 | 16:25

Trump's latest attacks come as he and his lawyers put the finishing touches on their answers to a set of written questions from Mueller. In 2016, USA intelligence agencies concluded that Russian Federation had used a state-authorised campaign of cyber attacks and fake news stories planted on social media in an attempt to turn the election against Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:56

In returns Thursday, Cisneros climbed into a 941-vote lead, after Kim held the early lead. Looming in the background of all of these contests, however, is the remaining leadership contest, which isn't expected to take place until after Thanksgiving: The race for the Speaker's gavel in the House of Representatives, which Democrats will control for the first time in almost a decade.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:47

State news agency KCNA said the man, whom it named as Bruce Byron Lowrance, had told officials he was "under the command" of USA spy agency the CIA. A meeting in NY planned this month between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's Kim Yong-chol, a senior aide to Mr Kim, was postponed.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:46

Almost 2,300 fire personnel are battling the blaze with over 300 engines, 11 helicopters, 24 bulldozers and 11 water tenders. People in areas including Malibu, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks (the same city where a mass shooter killed 12 people on Wednesday) were all told to evacuate their homes, the LA Times reported .

by | November 15, 2018 | 14:12

The 13 undeclared North Korean missile operating bases were identified Monday by Beyond Parallel , a program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies , or CSIS. Construction began on the Sakkanmol Missile Operating Base between 1991 and 1993 and it is thought to have been completed in 2001, and added to since 2011 when Mr Kim came to power.

by | November 15, 2018 | 13:20

U.S. National security adviser John Bolton adjusts his glasses while speaking to the media during a news briefing following his meetings with Georgian officials in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, Oct. "The crown prince says "I will clarify the matter, I will do what is necessary". The controversy, and Turkey's success in keeping it on the global news agenda for weeks, has embarrassed foreign investors and hardened stances even among key Saudi allies.

by | November 15, 2018 | 13:15

JERUSALEM: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil. "The value of even holding a [security] cabinet meeting is zero", an official told the broadcaster. Leadership is doing the right thing, even if it is hard.

by | November 15, 2018 | 12:48

Israel's military said about 400 rockets and mortars had been fired from Gaza since Monday afternoon, possibly the highest concentration ever launched in such a period from the enclave, and its warplanes had carried out more than a hundred bombings.

by | November 15, 2018 | 12:12

Participants say India, for one, is balking at opening its markets wider to imports from China under the accord, dubbed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is also in Singapore and is likely to face intense scrutiny over her country's treatment of the Rohingya, particularly from Muslim-majority nations at the summit.

by | November 15, 2018 | 10:19

Aviation Week said it verified that the MCAS system wasn't covered in the operations manual or in the supplemental training materials provided to pilots coming over to the 737 MAX from the previous generation of 737s. In the event that a pilot raises the nose too high, the system is created to force the nose downwards in order to prevent a stall. An Indonesian woman whose fiancé died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea was photographed in her wedding dress and professed her ...

by | November 15, 2018 | 07:05

After Saudi Arabia admitted that Khashoggi was killed in its Istanbul consulate, five high-ranking officials were dismissed, including bin Salman's media chief and the deputy head of the Saudi intelligence service. The Saudi officer, Erdogan said, posited the theory that whoever was responsible "must have taken heroin". During a meeting on Saturday President Trump and President Macron agreed Saudi authorities must do more to shed light on the murder, according to Reuters .

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:45

John McCain died. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Republican former Sen. Overall, a win for Ms Sinema would shrink the Republican gains in the Senate to 53-47 if the GOP wins the recount in Florida and the run-off election in Mississippi.

by | November 14, 2018 | 06:30

With less than five months until Britain leaves the European Union, the so-called Northern Irish backstop was the main outstanding issue that held up the deal. The EU and Britain need an agreement to keep trade flowing between the world's biggest trading bloc and the United Kingdom, home to the biggest worldwide financial centre.

by | November 12, 2018 | 17:15

The video shows the man attempting to slash police officers with a large knife before falling to the ground. Victoria State Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton told a press conference that the male assailant stabbed three men before one of the responding police officers shot him once in the chest at the scene.

by | November 12, 2018 | 16:41

More than 400 combatants have been killed in 10 days of clashes in the city on Yemen's Red Sea coastline that is home to the impoverished country's most important port. The Hodeida offensive has sparked global outcry unprecedented in almost four years of conflict between Yemen's Huthis, who are linked to Iran, and the Saudi-backed government.

by | November 12, 2018 | 16:28

It was not immediately clear where the others landed, but there were no injuries. A former Israeli general said that it "was an intelligence-gathering operation, not an assassination or kidnap operation". Netanyahu said earlier on Sunday that there is "No political solution exists for Gaza, just as there isn't one with ISIL" and that he is doing everything he can to avoid "unnecessary war".

by | November 12, 2018 | 14:41

Scottish actor Gerard Butler posted an image on his twitter account of his burned out home in Malibu . Los Angeles County Fire chief Daryl Osby told reporters of his gratitude to firefighters "who've done all they could do save tens of thousands of people's lives and thousands of people's homes".

by | November 12, 2018 | 13:46

A public health alert was issued on September 12 after sewing needles were found inserted in strawberries that been grown and purchased in southeast Queensland . Police did not reveal the reasons and motives behind her alleged involvement. Australia's multimillion-pound strawberry industry suffered major financial losses, with fruit recalled from supermarket shelves and destroyed.

by | November 11, 2018 | 18:50

The health of the liberal 85-year-old justice-the oldest sitting justice on the Supreme Court bench-has come under increased scrutiny in recent years. And yet, until Thursday, she hadn't missed a day serving on the court. According to Reuters , the next day the justices are scheduled to be on the bench to hear arguments is November 26, or 17 days from now.