Category: World

Nov 29 2018

Ukrainian leader says Putin wants his whole country, asks for NATO help – Reuters

BERLIN/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia’s Vladimir Putin of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO to deploy warships to a sea shared by the two nations. Poroshenko’s comments to German media were part of a concerted push by Kiev aimed at gaining Western support for more […]

Nov 29 2018

Facebook Considered Charging for Access to User Data – The Wall Street Journal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after meeting France’s president in Paris earlier this year. Photo: alain jocard/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 6 Comments By Deepa Seetharaman and Deepa Seetharaman The Wall Street Journal Biography @dseetharaman deepa.seetharaman deepa.seetharaman@wsj.com Kirsten Grind Kirsten Grind The Wall Street Journal Biography @kirstengrind kirsten.grind@wsj.com Nov. 28, 2018 8:24 p.m. ET Internal emails show Facebook […]

Nov 28 2018

Exclusive: Two key answers from Trump to Mueller – CNN

One source described the President’s answers without providing any direct quotes and said the President made clear he was answering to the best of his recollection. This is the first insight into how the President responded to the Mueller team’s written questions — a key unknown as Mueller aims to wrap up his investigation and […]

Nov 28 2018

Doomed Lion Air jet was 'not airworthy' on penultimate flight – AOL

JAKARTA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in an airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight, when pilots experienced similar problems to those on its doomed last journey, investigators said on Wednesday. Contact with the Boeing 737 MAX jet was lost 13 minutes […]

Nov 28 2018

Malcolm Nance Calls Out 'Coward' John Bolton Over Khashoggi Murder Tape – HuffPost

MSNBC intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance called out National Security Adviser John Bolton for refusing to listen to the audio of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul.  In a testy exchange with reporters on Tuesday, Bolton said he didn’t listen to the recording because he doesn’t speak Arabic.  “Why do you think […]

Nov 28 2018

Lion Air crash: Pilots fought automatic safety system before plane plunged – CNN

But investigators say they are at a loss to explain why the pilots didn’t follow the same procedure performed by another flight crew the previous day when they encountered a similar issue. A preliminary report into the crash released Wednesday by Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) reveals more details about the final moments of […]

Nov 28 2018

North Korea's Kim open to nuclear site inspection report – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (not pictured) during his visit to Pyongyang, in this photo released on November 5, 2018 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to allow inspectors into […]

Nov 26 2018

John Allen Chau: 'Incredibly dangerous' to retrieve body from North Sentinel

Media playback is unsupported on your device Indian officials should abandon efforts to retrieve the body of an American missionary reportedly killed by an endangered tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, a rights group says. Survival International says any attempt is “incredibly dangerous” for both the Sentinelese tribesmen and officials. John Allen Chau was […]

Nov 26 2018

Mexico's Government Will Increase Security at US Border in Tijuana

(TIJUANA, Mexico) — Mexico looked set to shore up security near its border with the United States on Monday, and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into mayhem when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the international line. Mexico’s […]

Nov 26 2018

Police trying to recover body of American missionary killed by remote tribe turn back to avoid attack

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 7:37 AM EST Nov 26, 2018 Indian police trying to recover the body of John Allen Chau, the American man killed while trying to tell a remote tribe “Jesus loves you,” withdrew their boat over the weekend in fear they’d be attacked.  On Saturday, a police boat about 437 yards away […]