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Australian jailed for car rampage murders

Friday  04:00,   22 february 2019
bbc

James Gargasoulas ploughed a car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring... >>>

Democrats say Trump is keeping Congress in the dark on North Korea

Friday  03:55,   22 february 2019
nbcnews

Congress has yet to be briefed on Trump's first summit with Kim Jong Un last year in Singapore, the Democrats say in a letter to the president. The lawmakers said "our ability to conduct oversight of U.S. policy toward North Korea on behalf of the... >>>

U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout -White House

Friday  01:50,   22 february 2019
reuters

The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House said on Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

North Korea asks UN to help address food shortage

Friday  01:15,   22 february 2019
msn

North Korea has asked UN aid agencies for help to address a looming food crisis after figures forecast a sharp drop in crop production for this year, a UN spokesman said Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise

Friday  01:15,   22 february 2019
nytimes

The authorities called it a free health check. Tahir Imin had his doubts. They drew blood from the 38-year-old Muslim, scanned his face, recorded his voice and took his fingerprints. They didn’t bother to check his heart or kidneys, and they... >>>

Tug-of-war with a lion: UK zoo's bizarre big cat challenge sparks backlash

Friday  01:00,   22 february 2019
foxnews

A zoo in the United Kingdom is coming under fire for offering its visitors a chance to play a challenging game of tug-of-war with its lions and tigers for a small fee. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed U.S. withdrawal from Syria in phone call: state media

Friday  00:15,   22 february 2019
reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Thursday to carry out the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria in line with their mutual interests, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said. Erdogan and... >>>

Russia Could Hit U.S. Commands in Five Minutes: Expert

Friday  00:15,   22 february 2019
newsweek

"Tsirkon practically breaks through any missile defense system," said retired Rear Admiral Vsevolov... >>>

North Korean Sanctions Will Not Be Lifted Until Nuclear Risks Are ‘Substantially Reduced,’ Pompeo Says

Thursday  23:40,   21 february 2019
fortune

North Korean Sanctions Will Not Be Lifted Until Nuclear Risks Are ‘Substantially Reduced,’ Pompeo... >>>

ISIS wife begging for US return ‘willing to pay her debts,' lawyer says; critics say ‘jihadists have no space’

Thursday  23:30,   21 february 2019
foxnews

The lawyer representing the family of an Alabama woman who is now begging to return to the U.S. after fleeing and joining ISIS years ago tells Fox News that “she is willing to pay whatever debts she has to society” – even if it means serving a... >>>

British IS teen calls for 'mercy'

Thursday  22:50,   21 february 2019
msn

A London teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria called on the British authorities on Thursday to reconsider their decision to revoke her citizenship, calling for "mercy" . "I would like them to re-evaluate my case with a bit more mercy >>>

Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids

Thursday  21:50,   21 february 2019
msn

Canada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

The U.S. Sent Its Most Advanced Fighter Jets to Blow Up Cheap Opium Labs. Now It's Canceling the Program

Thursday  21:25,   21 february 2019
time

The military’s strategy became the latest high-priced failure to slow endemic poppy cultivation and drug trafficking in Afghanistan . The U.S. has spent $8.9 billion in U.S. counter-narcotics efforts since 2001, yet the war-torn country has... >>>

Top centrist Netanyahu rivals unite for Israeli election run

Thursday  21:05,   21 february 2019
msn

Israel's primary centrist challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have announced they are joining... >>>

Aid is piling up on Venezuela's border. Here's why it's not getting in

Thursday  20:40,   21 february 2019
cnn

The slow advance of aid toward Venezuela has become a proxy measure of the power struggle between its two rival presidents. There is little doubt that the Venezuelan people are in need of help. So why is it so hard to agree on aid? What is... >>>