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Exclusive: US prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

sources - 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include...

Hard-Line Supporter of Israel Offers to Pay for US Embassy in Jerusalem

New York Times - 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Sheldon G. Adelson, one of the most hawkish supporters of Israel among American Jews, has offered to help fund the construction of a new American Embassy in Jerusalem, according to the...

As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

Washington Post - 3 hours ago
DAMASCUS, Syria — As the Syrian government escalates its attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with volleys of mortar shells and rockets into the...

Donald Tusk: UK Brexit plans 'pure illusion'

BBC News - 14 hours ago
The UK's approach to the next stage of Brexit negotiations seems to be based on "pure illusion", Donald Tusk says. The European Council president told a news conference in Brussels that...

Suspect arrested in death of Filipino maid found in a freezer, officials say

CNN - 17 hours ago
(CNN) The employer of a Filipino domestic worker, whose battered body was found in a freezer in an apartment in Kuwait City, has been arrested, Philippine officials said. Nader Essam Assaf, a...

Donald Trump Jr.'s Indian finale: a 'fireside chat' and buyers' dinner with champagne

Washington Post - 13 hours ago
NEW DELHI — Donald Trump Jr. landed in India this week for a long-planned and contractually obligated trip to promote his family's branded real estate projects here that appeared to be...

Can a Canadian Carry Off Bollywood Style? Justin Trudeau Finds Out.

New York Times - 12 hours ago
Flashy silk and gold-embroidered outfits, adorned with pointy red shoes fit for royalty, are acceptable garb for Bollywood performers. But apparently not if you are the telegenic prime minister of...

Pakistan promises to expedite steps to curb terror financing

Washington Post - 21 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's interior minister says the Islamic nation will expedite steps to curb terror financing and money laundering a day after the country avoided ending up on a terror watch...

An Australian Model on Guns? Trump and Turnbull Reject Comparisons

New York Times - 13 hours ago
WASHINGTON — One of the most powerful moments during President Trump's meeting with survivors and relatives of the Florida school shooting this week came when a student pleaded with the...

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As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

ABC News - 12 minutes ago
North Korean cheerleaders perform during the first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)more +. 0...

Rick Gates, Trump Campaign Aide, Pleads Guilty in Mueller Inquiry and Will Cooperate

New York Times - 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON — A former top adviser to Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign has agreed to cooperate with the special counsel inquiry into Russia's interference in the 2016 election after...

New strikes hit Syria enclave after UN delays truce vote

Daily Mail - 32 minutes ago
Air strikes and rocket fire hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a seventh straight day on Saturday after the United Nations again delayed a vote on a ceasefire. The Damascus government...

Florida shooting: Firms abandon NRA amid consumer boycott

BBC News - 9 hours ago
Several US companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) amid calls for a boycott of businesses linked to the powerful gun lobby in the wake of the Florida school shooting. The...

White House on lockdown: Security alert as woman ploughs vehicle into security barrier near Trump's residence

Mirror.co.uk - 13 hours ago
The White House was placed in lockdown today after a woman ploughed a vehicle into a security barrier near Donald Trump's residence. The United States Secret Service said the driver, travelling...

The other side of war: The Palestinian story must eclipse Israeli Hasbara

Al-Arabiya - 2 hours ago
Not only is the Palestinian political decision splintered amongst factions, but the Palestinian story is too divided, misused and, at times, disfigured. The crisis of the Palestinian narrative,...

Defying NRA, Florida Lawmakers Back Raising Age Limits on Assault Rifles

New York Times - 14 hours ago
Gov. Rick Scott and top state lawmakers proposed on Friday the most significant move toward gun control in Florida in decades, backing new limits that defy the National Rifle Association but fall...

Another suspected Boko Haram kidnapping in Nigeria: The cycle continues

CBC.ca - 48 minutes ago
"It's like we have been thrown back to the abysmal darkness of April 2014 all over again," says Aisha Yesufu, one of the founders of the #bringbackourgirls movement in Nigeria....

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