Monthly Archives: February, 2019
Tensions between two of the world’s nuclear powers were raised dramatically Wednesday after Pakistan’s air force said it shot down two Indian warplanes that crossed the disputed Kashmir border and captured each of the aircraft’s pilots.
More than 300 Venezuelan soldiers have defected in just four days as the country plunges deeper into chaos. Soldiers who have sought refuge in Colombia since the weekend told the Associated Press that the catalyst for defection was the command from above to keep desperately needed humanitarian aid from their compatriots.
Tuesday the second-largest Protestant denomination in the country is facing the prospect of mass defections and acts of defiance after delegates at a conference in St. Louis voted to strengthen the United Methodist Church‘s bans on same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBTQ clergy.
Lindsey Graham slams Dems for hitting ‘new low’ by holding Cohen hearing during Trump’s North Korea summit
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) blasted Democrats for hitting a “new low” just moments after Michael Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee got underway.
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos reveals Venezuela’s Maduro became upset over questions about torture and if he is a dictator
Jorge Ramos, the star anchor of the Spanish-language television network Univision, has described in detail how his tough interview with Venezuela’s disputed president Nicolas Maduro landed him in detention.
According to prosecutors, an ex-Israeli government official convicted for funneling a range of “top secret information” to Iranian agents “with the intent of harming national security” was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in prison.
Tuesday Congressional Republicans plan to introduce resolutions to declare the nation’s debt – which topped $22 trillion earlier this month – a security threat ahead of this week’s debt-ceiling deadline.
Monday Senate Demonrats blocked a Republican bill that would have threatened prison time for doctors who don’t try saving the life of infants born alive during failed abortions, leading conservatives to wonder openly whether Democrats were embracing “infanticide” to appeal to left-wing voters.
The UK should end its control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean “as rapidly as possible”, the UN’s highest court has said. Mauritius claims it was forced to give up the islands – now a British overseas territory – in 1965 in exchange for independence, which it gained in 1968.