• US Hits 2 Russian Officials, Dozens More With Sanctions
US Hits 2 Russian Officials, Dozens More With Sanctions

It was down 1.9 percent at 59.6263 at 7:36 p.m in Moscow. "Would the President like to see Russian Federation get out of eastern Ukraine, and does he see Moscow as the aggressor in this conflict?" The European Union on Monday extended the bloc's trade sanctions on Crimea for a year and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same ...

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  • José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud
José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

Montoro said, however, that sports stars must be "exemplary" and "particularly scrupulous in the fulfilment of their tax obligations" because their actions "radiate over the whole society, for example on youth, children". The footballer's release clause at his current team is Euro one billion. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during training. "...

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  • McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed U.S. student Otto Warmbier
McCain accuses Kim of murdering jailed U.S. student Otto Warmbier

The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea , and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic missile tests. Under their proposal, the Treasury Department would be ordered to prohibit all financial transactions related to travel to North Korea by ...

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  • Kushner Exploring Changes to His Legal Team
Kushner Exploring Changes to His Legal Team

But there are conflicting signals about what is actually happening. Department of Justice-appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting what is generally called a preliminary inquiry into possible obstruction of justice involving President Donald Trump , as it pertains to his broader investigation into Russian meddling in the US presi...

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  • U.S. urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
U.S. urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

In an interview with BBC radio , UAE Ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash said Qatar had to choose between supporting extremism or supporting its neighbours. Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members has not cut off ties with Qatar - has been leading efforts to mediate.

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  • Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day: Club
Reported Ronaldo link with Bayern is hoax of the day: Club

Ronaldo was not on a list of transfer targets that United manager Jose Mourinho gave to executive chairman Ed Woodward before the end of the season. Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities . Mourinho's management team - Gestifute - and Real Madrid did not immediately respond to CNN's reque...

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  • Why it's a big deal if Democrats win Georgia, in 6 charts
Why it's a big deal if Democrats win Georgia, in 6 charts

ET. In a amusing moment from their televised debate, Handel stunned Ossoff into momentary silence when she pointedly asked, "So Jon, I guess what I would like to know is, exactly who are you going to vote for in this election?" "Fantastic job, we are all very proud of you!" "I don't think that anybody should live in poverty, dealing with th...

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  • John McCain: North Korea killed Otto Warmbier
John McCain: North Korea killed Otto Warmbier

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken with Warmbier's family and praised them as "incredible". The tour operators who organized Otto Warmbier's fateful trip to North Korea said Tuesday that they were "reeling with shock over his death" and that they consequently will no longer take US citizens to the country.

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  • UN warns US against disengagement from world
UN warns US against disengagement from world

The 68-year-old, who had served as the United Nations high commissioner for refugees for a decade, chose to hold the interaction on World Refugee Day. "I believe that, if the United States disengage in relation to many aspects of foreign policy and many aspects of worldwide relations, it will be unavoidable that other actors will occupy that spac...

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  • Trump calls Otto Warmbier's death 'a total disgrace,' indirectly blames Obama's inaction
Trump calls Otto Warmbier's death 'a total disgrace,' indirectly blames Obama's inaction

The North Korean regime is still holding three American citizens hostage . Warmbier, a University of Virginia student was heading to a study overseas program in China and took a tour of North Korea . Young Pioneer Tours said Tuesday on Facebook that his death shows that the risk American tourists face in visiting North Korea "has become ...

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  • Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir
Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Saudi King Salman has issued an order for high-ranking royals to pledge their allegiance to his son, 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, at a ceremony in Mecca. He also heads the Council for Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA), a group of cabinet ministers who meet weekly and which oversees all elements of policy that touch on the economy or soc...

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  • Station explosion being treated as terror attack
Station explosion being treated as terror attack

A suspect was shot by police after a small explosion at the Brussels, Belgium Central Train Station Tuesday. It appeared no one else was injured besides the suspect and the damage from the explosion was limited, Brussels prosecutor's office spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch told VRT.

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  • NewsAlert: Brussels train station explosion called a foiled terror attack
NewsAlert: Brussels train station explosion called a foiled terror attack

Belgian federal prosecutors said on Tuesday that an explosion set off by a man in the central station of Brussels was being considered as a terrorist attack. Combat troops have been a fixture at transport hubs and in the main public areas since the Paris attacks. The suspect shouted "Allahu Akhbar" (Arabic for "God is great") prior to the bla...

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  • Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week -White House
Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week -White House

President Donald Trump , first lady Melania Trump , and their son and Barron Trump , walk to Marine One across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 17, 2017, en route to Camp David in Maryland. In the meeting, Trump requested that the men "put that recommendation in writing", the White House has contended, prompting R...

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  • US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone
US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone

The U.S. backs the SDF and American special forces soldiers often accompany SDF troops as advisers and trainers. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the eastern neighbourhood of Jobar was struck on Tuesday by 12 airstrikes, adding that government forces are trying to push into the area.

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  • Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray
Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray, however, said that they would extend their support only if the decision was taken for the development of the nation. "Our demand is very clear". "Farmers have not committed any crime but have brought about a revolution", the Sena chief said. Shiv Sena, which has often been critical of the BJP and the Modi government, recently suggested...

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  • Paul Pisasale arrested in Brisbane
Paul Pisasale arrested in Brisbane

His friend, barrister Sam Di Carlo, says he asked Pisasale to carry the money, which he says belonged to one of his clients, as a favour. The popular mayor, who has run Ipswich council since 2004, denied that the police raid had anything to do with his resignation.

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  • Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast
Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

He said the main threat is heavy rain and possible flooding. "I have directed Texas emergency personnel to prepare to respond as Tropical Storm Cindy prepares to make landfall along the Gulf Coast.As we have learned in the past, weather patterns can change rapidly and without warning".

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  • Australia suspends air operations over Syria
Australia suspends air operations over Syria

In response , the U.S. Central Command issued its own statement , saying the Syrian aircraft was shot down "in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces". The drone, roughly the size of a U.S. Predator unmanned aerial vehicle , was armed and within range of striking U.S. -led coalition troops and their Syrian allies, the official sai...

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  • Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss
Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss

Theresa May is cancelling next year's Queen's Speech so she can cling to power for a full two years. "This Government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent", she promised. Prime Minister Theresa May will make her first attempt to engage with Britain's new political landscape as she publishes a legislati...

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