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Pensacola Shooting Rattles a Kingdom Struggling to Repair Its Image

Sunday  04:25,   08 december 2019
online.wsj

The Pensacola shooting has revived memories of the turbulent history between Washington and Saudi Arabia since the Sept. 11 attacks—bringing more scrutiny to the kingdom, including of its close military relationship with the U.S. The shooting will... >>>

Esper: Reports claiming additional US troops being sent to Middle East are 'false'

Sunday  04:10,   08 december 2019
foxnews

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Saturday that reports saying as many as 14,000 additional troops would be heading to the Middle East to counter Iran are "false."Esper sat down with Fox News’ Bret Baier at the Reagan National Defense Forum in... >>>

Suu Kyi set to make history in Hague genocide case

Sunday  03:55,   08 december 2019
msn

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is set to make legal history when she defends Myanmar in The Hague this week against charges of genocide targeting the Buddhist state's minority Rohingya Muslims.The tiny west African state of Gambia,... >>>

Trump says he still gets along with Kim Jong Un, despite North Korea's criticism

Sunday  00:15,   08 december 2019
usatoday

Trump's statement comes after North Korea signaled it would no longer consider denuclearization and after officials lobbed insults at the president."I have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un," Trump told reporters at the White House as he >>>

Hong Kong democracy protesters aim for massive turnout at rare sanctioned march

Saturday  23:45,   07 december 2019
msn

Hong Kong protesters are hoping to get out huge crowds later Sunday as they try to keep pressure on the city's pro-Beijing leadership six months into their movement pushing for greater freedoms and police accountability. The semi-autonomous... >>>

Woman in Netherlands says she leaked secret Chinese documents on Uighur 're-education' camps

Saturday  23:15,   07 december 2019
nbcnews

The documents were the foundation of stories last month by NBC News and journalists around the world on the inner workings of the Uighur camps in China.The documents were the foundation of stories last month by NBC News and more than 75 journalists... >>>

Pope meets with embattled Malta PM despite plea to cancel

Saturday  23:00,   07 december 2019
msn

Pope Francis held a private audience with outgoing Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Saturday, despite a plea to cancel the meeting over a scandal-hit investigation into the murder of a journalist. Twenty-two Maltese academics sent the pope a... >>>

To reach this Canadian island, mail crosses through Maine. Now U.S. agents are opening it.

Saturday  21:15,   07 december 2019
washingtonpost

Campobello Islanders worry CBP agents could find reasons to ban them at the border.But when it arrived at Dale Calder’s home, he found it had been opened by agents of a foreign... >>>

Violence Drives a Swell in Mexican Migration

Saturday  19:50,   07 december 2019
nytimes

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — A crackdown on illegal immigration has sharply curbed the number of Central Americans and others trying to enter the United States. But Mexicans, who have not been bound by some of the same restrictions, have been showing up... >>>

Squad members oppose Israeli-Palestinian 'two-state solution' resolution, aligning with GOP

Saturday  19:49,   07 december 2019
foxnews

The U.S. House approved a Democrat-backed resolution Friday calling for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- but did so without support from the four far-left freshmen congresswomen known as "the... >>>

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States

Saturday  19:30,   07 december 2019
reuters

North Korea's U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United StatesAmbassador Kim Song's comment appeared to go further than North Korea's earlier warning that discussions related to its nuclear weapons program, the central... >>>

Splintered Isle: A Journey Through Brexit Britain

Saturday  19:20,   07 december 2019
nytimes

SHIREBROOK, England — There used to be a mine at the edge of this small town near the center of England. Now there is only a warehouse. The mine provided coal that powered the country. The warehouse stores tracksuits. The mine meant a job for life.... >>>

Mexico's Journalists Fear Hostile Turn Under President

Saturday  17:25,   07 december 2019
online.wsj

Journalists say President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s harsh criticism of the news media is leading to an increase in harassment and hostility from his supporters.He isn’t a special-operations officer, nor a drug-cartel... >>>

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Saturday  16:15,   07 december 2019
msn

Syrian regime and Russian air strikes on Saturday killed 12 civilians, half of them children, in the country's last major opposition bastion, a Britain-based monitor said. The air raids in the jihadist-run northwest region of Idlib also wounded... >>>

American student freed in prisoner swap after three years in Iran jail

Saturday  13:45,   07 december 2019
nbcnews

Wang was released Saturday in exchange for Iranian Massoud Soleimani, who was held by the U.S. for violating sanctions.Xiyue Wang, 38, was released in Switzerland in exchange for Iranian citizen Masoud Soleimani, who was being held in an Atlanta... >>>