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Iran’s judiciary calls to file lawsuit against ex-US envoy Brian Hook

Iran’s judiciary calls to file lawsuit against ex-US envoy Brian Hook

The State Department announced that Eliott Abrams, the US special envoy to Venezuela, will take up Hook’s post in addition to his own.   An… Read More ›

Air Traffic Is Down, Gun Seizures Up At US Airports

Air Traffic Is Down, Gun Seizures Up At US Airports

  DALLAS (AP) — With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate… Read More ›

Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

Washington – President Donald Trump was abruptly evacuated from the White House briefing room by security on Monday after shots were fired outside the building.… Read More ›

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

“The [security] Council must choose between arming terrorists or standing by the Gulf,” Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said.   WASHINGTON – The United States… Read More ›

The White House reportedly quashed part of an intelligence report that showed Russia is helping the Trump campaign

The White House reportedly quashed part of an intelligence report that showed Russia is helping the Trump campaign

  The Trump administration reportedly pressured the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to delete part of a report that concluded Russia was aiming… Read More ›

Lebanon President Says He Knew Of Chemicals At Port In July

Lebanon President Says He Knew Of Chemicals At Port In July

  BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut’s port nearly three weeks before it… Read More ›

Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump tried to assert executive power by signing four actions Saturday, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment… Read More ›

Beirut port manager among 16 held in blast probe

Beirut port manager among 16 held in blast probe

“Sixteen people have been taken into custody as part of the investigation,” NNA quoted Akiki as saying. He said the investigation was continuing.   Lebanese… Read More ›

Lebanon’s leaders face rage, reform calls after blast; 16 port staffers detained

Lebanon’s leaders face rage, reform calls after blast; 16 port staffers detained

Grief turns to anger as Lebanese fume over negligence, corruption; France’s Macron in Beirut vows support for public; investigators hold workers, officials for questioning  … Read More ›

Hospitals in Beirut were so badly damaged by the explosion that many can’t admit new patients

Hospitals in Beirut were so badly damaged by the explosion that many can’t admit new patients

  A massive explosion that destroyed buildings and killed at least 100 people in Beirut on Tuesday damaged some city hospitals so badly they can’t… Read More ›

Dazed and wounded, Lebanese emerge from massive blast angry at rulers

Dazed and wounded, Lebanese emerge from massive blast angry at rulers

Claiming the leadership aware of the danger from inadequate storage of inflammable chemicals one resident says ‘the worst part is this government and all those… Read More ›

Lead-up to Beirut blast: A Russian businessman, a decrepit ship, a single spark

Lead-up to Beirut blast: A Russian businessman, a decrepit ship, a single spark

The chronology of Lebanon’s singular disaster runs through the ship MV Rhosus, its allegedly dodgy owner, a volatile cargo and a blatant disregard for danger… Read More ›

Facebook Launches Its New TikTok Clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook Launches Its New TikTok Clone, Instagram Reels

  CALIFORNIA (AP) — Facebook’s Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram Reels. The new Instagram feature… Read More ›

Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company’s policies banning ‘harmful COVID misinformation’

Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company’s policies banning ‘harmful COVID misinformation’

  Facebook took down a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policies against misinformation, the company confirmed. Trump posted a video of his… Read More ›

Lebanon braces for tribunal verdict 15 years after Hariri assassination

Lebanon braces for tribunal verdict 15 years after Hariri assassination

Hezbollah, which is both a political party in Lebanon’s government and a heavily armed militia, denies any role in Hariri’s killing.   Fifteen years after… Read More ›

Trump Says More Americans Will Be Lost To Virus

Trump Says More Americans Will Be Lost To Virus

  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says more Americans will be lost to COVID-19. Trump was asked in a Fox Business Network interview Tuesday about… Read More ›

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic is seeking Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US while it scrambles to finalize a rescue plan

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic is seeking Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US while it scrambles to finalize a rescue plan

  Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic airline filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York on Tuesday. The airline, which flies only long-haul international routes, suspended passenger flights in… Read More ›

Nevada To Mail All Voters Ballots; Trump Promises Lawsuit

Nevada To Mail All Voters Ballots; Trump Promises Lawsuit

  CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed legislation Monday to mail all of the state’s active voters ballots ahead of the… Read More ›

Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

President Donald Trump criticized Dr. Deborah Birx in a Monday tweet after she warned the pandemic is “extraordinarily widespread” in the US. While Trump and… Read More ›

Microsoft to continue talks to potentially acquire TikTok’s US operations after Trump threatened to ban the app in the US

Microsoft to continue talks to potentially acquire TikTok’s US operations after Trump threatened to ban the app in the US

  Microsoft announced in a statement Sunday that it will continue discussions to acquire US operations of the popular video app TikTok. The announcement comes… Read More ›