Monthly Archive: November 2018

Mexico's new leader opens presidential residence to public 0

Mexico's new leader opens presidential residence to public

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s new president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, celebrated taking office Saturday with a festive gathering of supporters in the capital’s main square in front of the centuries-old National Place where...

Explosives attack at US consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico 0

Explosives attack at US consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara (Mexico) (AFP) – The US consulate in Mexico’s second city, Guadalajara, was attacked with explosives hours before a visit to the country by Vice President Mike Pence and first daughter Ivanka Trump, authorities...

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test 0

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads as a violation...

Khashoggi murder: CIA 'believes Saudi crown prince sent messages to team involved in killing' 0

Khashoggi murder: CIA 'believes Saudi crown prince sent messages to team involved in killing'

The CIA believes Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman sent at least 11 messages to an advisor it alleges oversaw the team that killed Jamal Khashoggi in the hours surrounding the journalist’s death, according...

Fox investigates Neil deGrasse Tyson over sexual misconduct claims (updated) 0

Fox investigates Neil deGrasse Tyson over sexual misconduct claims (updated)

One accuser, physics and astronomy professor Katelyn Allers, said deGrasse Tyson groped her at a 2009 American Astronomical Society meeting in what she characterized as “creepy behavior” rather than assault. The other, former assistant...

“State of insurrection” as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris 0

“State of insurrection” as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris

By Leigh Thomas and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS (Reuters) – Rioters ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and clashing with police in the worst unrest in...

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PHOTOS: Aftershocks shake Alaska after back-to-back earthquakes

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 cracked highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal...

G20 summit: World leaders reluctantly bow to Trump on trade amid showdown between US and China over tariffs 0

G20 summit: World leaders reluctantly bow to Trump on trade amid showdown between US and China over tariffs

After hours of tense negotiation, world leaders of the G20 have signed off on a summit-ending agreement reaffirming a commitment to multilateral trade and a “rules-based international order” – but the real winner may...

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin 0

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine “as long as the current authorities remain in power.” “The current Ukrainian authorities have...