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Germanys Der Spiegel reporter faked stories for years

Germanys Der Spiegel reporter faked stories for years

Almost everything else, including a coal plant employee named Neil Becker, who doesn't actually exist, or quotes from a restaurant employee, who was falsely called the owner of a restaurant and whose ...

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North Korea says it won't give up nukes until USA does

North Korea says it won't give up nukes until USA does

Tensions have gradually eased since early this year, when Kim abruptly reached out to the United States and South Korea with an offer to negotiate away his advancing nuclear arsenal. Pyongyang has b...

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Twitter warns of 'unusual activity' from China and Saudi Arabia

Twitter warns of 'unusual activity' from China and Saudi Arabia

Twitter said it had alerted law enforcement of its findings, which come at a hard time for it and other social-media companies and further fuel privacy concerns after numerous failures at protecting p...

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Russia retains heightened military border presence: Ukraine leader

Russia retains heightened military border presence: Ukraine leader

Russia's Ministry of Defense revealed Monday that Moscow planned to send over 10 Sukhoi SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets to the Crimean Peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. "However, I...

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Two Scandinavian women found dead in Morocco mountains

Two Scandinavian women found dead in Morocco mountains

The investigation launched yesterday helped to arrest the suspect in Marrakech. Tourists in the area found the bodies of the murder victims. "There will undoubtedly be cancellations", a local guide,...

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Emergency no deal Brexit planning puts 3,500 troops on standby, government confirms

Emergency no deal Brexit planning puts 3,500 troops on standby, government confirms

Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said it amounted to "psychological warfare". The opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said the government was " running down the clock ". May surv...

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Putin wants government to take control of rap music

Putin wants government to take control of rap music

The United States has accused Russian Federation of flouting the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty signed by Washington and Moscow during the Cold War and has said it will quit it unless Russ...

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Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth 'stupid woman' at UK PM Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth 'stupid woman' at UK PM Theresa May

Mr Corbyn's spokesman said: "He is clear that he didn't say "stupid woman" and has no time for any misogynistic abuse of any kind". Responding to the claim of Corbyn's alleged "stupid woman" comment...

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Facebook sued by top prosecutor over Cambridge Analytica

Facebook sued by top prosecutor over Cambridge Analytica

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by Karl Racine, attorney general for the nation's capital. On Friday, for example, the company admitted that some users' photos may have been improperly accessed by thi...

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Trump says ISIS defeated in Syria as USA begins withdrawing troops

Trump says ISIS defeated in Syria as USA begins withdrawing troops

U.S. forces have started to withdraw from northeastern Syria, the White House said on Wednesday, in an unexpected move ahead of an anticipated Turkish offensive east of the Euphrates river against t...

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Mueller probe has cost $25 million, Justice Department says

Mueller probe has cost $25 million, Justice Department says

In the past, Trump has denied any knowledge of the payments. While Trump is unlikely to be charged by Mueller due to Justice Department policy against indicting a sitting president, a report from ...

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What was Michelle Obama thinking after Trump's inauguration? 'Bye, Felicia'

What was Michelle Obama thinking after Trump's inauguration? 'Bye, Felicia'

Michelle Obama is now out promoting her book " Becoming ", a memoir partly about her time as first lady. For Obama, this wasn't the first time she publicly used the phrase to describe her feeling...

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Trump to sign justice bill

Trump to sign justice bill

Before passing the bill, the Senate defeated amendments by Republican Senators Tom Cotton and John Kennedy that would have further tightened requirements. "Let's see if we can keep our bipartisa...

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U.N., Palestinians launch aid appeal after funding cuts

U.N., Palestinians launch aid appeal after funding cuts

Although "much more assistance is needed", McGoldrick said, the plan was "reflecting what we can realistically accomplish in this highly constrained context". Australia's move follows U.S. President ...

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Donald Trump 'orders immediate and full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria'

Donald Trump 'orders immediate and full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria'

The administration reportedly is in the planning stages to remove all of the 2,000 American forces now stationed in inside Syria, which has been devastated by a yearslong civil war and has become grou...

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Sudan's president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis

Sudan's president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis

The visit is the first of any regional head since the Arab League suspended Syria's membership in November 2011 in response to the Syrian government's brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters. The reas...

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Trump signs order to create US Space Command

Trump signs order to create US Space Command

Read the full story at the Hill. Trump will appoint a four-star general or admiral to lead Space Command, along with a deputy commander. The White House announcement said Mattis will provide Tru...

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Turkey sees 'positive' signals from U.S. on northern Syria

Turkey sees 'positive' signals from U.S. on northern Syria

The Pentagon further denied rumors that additional US troops have been moved into position to deter the Turks and shield the Kurds. Ankara, which accuses the US of supporting terrorism by supporting t...

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Japan protests Russian military build-up on island disputed since Second World War

Japan protests Russian military build-up on island disputed since Second World War

The guidelines approved at a Cabinet meeting call for refitting an existing helicopter carrier into a ship that can deploy 42 expensive F-35B stealth fighters capable of short takeoffs and vertical la...

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South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

Grace allegedly bashed the model with an extension cable at a Johannesburg hotel suite in August 2017, after she lost control when she found the model in the company of her sons, who had been behaving...

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Facebook blocked Netanyahu’s son for anti-Muslim posts

Facebook blocked Netanyahu’s son for anti-Muslim posts

Far-right Americans hailed the post against the Jewish businessman, prompting further criticism of Netanyahu's son. "I prefer the second", Yair said on a Facebook post on Thursday. "Either, all the ...

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Goldman Sachs hit by criminal charges in Malaysia scandal

Goldman Sachs hit by criminal charges in Malaysia scandal

Malaysia will seek jail terms as well as billions in fines from Goldman Sachs and four other individuals who allegedly diverted about $2.7 billion from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), Attorney Gene...

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Warm pattern doesn't bode well for White Christmas

Warm pattern doesn't bode well for White Christmas

Snow has already been widespread across parts of the USA this season, including several feet that fell in parts of North Carolina last week, but with warmer temperatures melting snow between now and C...

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To Get Rid of Bump Stocks, DOJ Redefines Them

To Get Rid of Bump Stocks, DOJ Redefines Them

Bump stocks were used by gunman Stephen Paddock who killed 58 people at a music festival in Las Vegas in October a year ago, the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. The official briefed reporters on ...

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Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in US

Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in US

He is on a ventilator at the University of California San Francisco's Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. After a tearful televised plea from the boy's father, the United States embassy in Cairo is...

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Pres. Trump meets with team as clock ticks to partial shutdown

Pres. Trump meets with team as clock ticks to partial shutdown

It's unclear how many House Republicans , with just a few weeks left in the majority before relinquishing power to House Democrats , will even show up midweek for possible votes. But a quarter of go...

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France charges man with supplying gun used Christmas market attack

France charges man with supplying gun used Christmas market attack

Two people were arrested on Monday in connection with the gun attack that killed five people last week at a Christmas market in Strasbourg , the Paris prosecutor's office said. The attack remains u...

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Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

Any remaining funds must be distributed to charitable causes which can be chosen by Trump and his children Ivanka, Don Jr and Eric, but they must be submitted to the court within 30 days and approved ...

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Instagram was bigger Russian election tool than Facebook

Instagram was bigger Russian election tool than Facebook

The other report which was cited by The Washington Post , expanded expanded significantly the number of social media platforms thought to have been allegedly used by Russians for the meddling, going ...

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Two Chicago police officers killed by train

Two Chicago police officers killed by train

Monday by a train operated by the South Shore commuter rail line that links northern IN and Chicago . Officers Eduardo Marmolejo, 37, and Conrad Gary, 31, were killed in the line of duty while resp...

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