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Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn deserves to be jailed, prosecutors say

Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn deserves to be jailed, prosecutors say That's according to a court filing Tuesday. Flynn pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his conversations with the then-Russian ambassador to the US. "The government also does not believe the defendant should receive credit for acceptance of responsibility", prosecutors wrote. "And the government is not aware of any case where such a high-ranking official f... [Full Article...]

The Trump Impeachment Saga Is About To Heat Back Up

The Trump Impeachment Saga Is About To Heat Back Up FILE - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks in Kyiv, Dec. 4, 2019. One of the core critiques of the Democrats' case against Mr Trump is that it lacks first-hand witnesses to his conduct, and instead relies on officials who have knowledge of the President's actions but did not interact with him directly. [Full Article...]

Alienware's 'Concept UFO' prototype brings Switch-like handheld gaming to PC players

Alienware's 'Concept UFO' prototype brings Switch-like handheld gaming to PC players Titles like Rocket League, World War Z , and Mortal Kombat 11 were among the games tested by journalists on the Concept UFO , and by all accounts, they looked and ran well. The difference is that the Concept UFO is a full-fledged Windows 10 PC, shrunk down and created to allow users to play PC games on the go. The UFO will be a lot more powerful than the Switch, featuring a 10th-gen Intel ... [Full Article...]

US Military to Leave IRAQ

US Military to Leave IRAQ US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has categorically denied a reported plan to pull US forces out of Iraq . The leaked letter came a day after Iraq's parliament passed a resolution calling for all foreign troops to leave the country. The letter, a copy of which was posted on Twitter , said that the U.S. was taking these steps " in due deference to the sovereignty of Iraq". Milley added it w... [Full Article...]

JNU Violence Stirs Protest Waves From Pondicherry to Oxford Campuses

JNU Violence Stirs Protest Waves From Pondicherry to Oxford Campuses Jaishankar took to Twitter to condemn the violence, saying, "This is completely against the tradition and culture of the university". Around two hundred teachings, non-teaching staff and students led a procession from the footsteps of Directorate of Distance Education to the main gate of the university. [Full Article...]

Comedian George Lopez Under Attack for Joke About Rumored Bounty on Trump

Comedian George Lopez Under Attack for Joke About Rumored Bounty on Trump The apparent joke is now the top comment on the post and was quickly seized upon by right-wing social media users, who claimed Lopez was issuing a death threat against the president. There is no evidence at this point that the alleged $80 million bounty was endorsed by the Iranian government. @SecretService should take a look at this. [Full Article...]

Iran says to forego 'limit' on nuclear enrichment centrifuges

Iran says to forego 'limit' on nuclear enrichment centrifuges The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah political party has also said that Soleimani's death has made USA military bases, warships and service members across the region targets for attacks. It costs billions of dollars to build. The Iraqi parliament passed a resolution calling for an end to all foreign troop presence, reflecting the fears of many in Iraq that the strike could engulf them in another wa... [Full Article...]

American family attacked while traveling in Mexico, 13-year-old killed

American family attacked while traveling in Mexico, 13-year-old killed The attack took place on an isolated, two-lane highway south of Nuevo Laredo, the border city across from Laredo, Texas. According to authorities in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, cited by AP , the dead 13-year-old was a U.S. The attack occurred on a notoriously high risk stretch of highway on the banks of the Rio Grande just across the border from Falcon Heights, Texas, an area disputed by c... [Full Article...]

Trump doubles down on threat to strike cultural sites in Iran

This marks the second time that Iran summons the Swiss envoy representing USA interest in Tehran since the commander was killed in Iraq. US President Donald Trump held telephone talks on Sunday with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about heightened tensions in the Middle East. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico hit by 5.8-magnitude quake, causing power outrages and damage

Puerto Rico hit by 5.8-magnitude quake, causing power outrages and damage A powerful quake has unleashed havoc in Puerto Rico, leaving many in the United States territory without power. A smaller quake, a 5.1 magnitude, struck at 10:51 a.m. " It lasted a long time ". Cars are crushed under a home that collapsed after an natural disaster hit Guanica, Puerto Rico. Dr. Sindia Alvarado, a local, told the AP she "thought the house was going to crack in half" when the t... [Full Article...]

Pompeo defends USA killing of Soleimani

Pompeo defends USA killing of Soleimani We've told the Iranian regime, 'Enough. Earlier on Sunday, Iran said it planned to further roll back its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal signed with global powers, but meant to continue to cooperate with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the IAEA. [Full Article...]

Trump vows 'major retaliation' if Iran fights back

Trump vows 'major retaliation' if Iran fights back In his comments on Sunday, Prime Minister Abdel Mahdi decried the US strike as illegal and defended Soleimani, claiming that the Iranian general was his guest and that they had planned to meet on the morning he was killed to go over a Saudi proposal to defuse tensions. [Full Article...]

John Bolton says he would testify in Senate impeachment trial if subpoenaed

John Bolton says he would testify in Senate impeachment trial if subpoenaed On Saturday, the White House sent the notification of the drone strike to Congress under the 1973 War Powers Act that requires the president to tell the legislative body of incidents that require the introduction of the military within 48 hours. [Full Article...]

Nvidia Preps 360Hz PC Monitors for Esports Players

Nvidia Preps 360Hz PC Monitors for Esports Players Besides giving you bragging rights, it's built with e-sports in mind. There is a certain sub-section of gamers for whom these sorts of refresh rates will actually benefit; professional esports gamers and those who aspire to be them- and that's precisely the market that Asus is aiming for with the ROG Swift 360Hz . [Full Article...]

U.S. Informs Iraqi Government About Repositioning Of Coalition Forces

U.S. Informs Iraqi Government About Repositioning Of Coalition Forces It came in reaction to a US precision drone strike on Baghdad that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and top Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, among others. Mr Esper said there had been "no decision whatsoever to leave". It would also "alleviate any perception that we may be bringing more Coalition Forces into the IZ (Green Zone in Baghdad)". [Full Article...]

U.S. fears Iranian cyberattacks after assassination of top general

U.S. fears Iranian cyberattacks after assassination of top general Notably, on Saturday, the US Department of Homeland Security said it was monitoring any threats from Iran . "This is a message from Islamic Republic Of Iran ", the page read, alongside further messages written in Arabic and Farsi. " Iran has readily embraced the use of online information operations to support its geopolitical objectives over the past few years, and has refined a vast array of... [Full Article...]

Iranian Americans claim delays and questioning at US-Canada border

Iranian Americans claim delays and questioning at US-Canada border Rep. Pramila Jayapal says she believes the delays were a direct result of fallout from the USA airstrike in Baghdad last week that killed a top Iranian general, triggering vows of retaliation and an outpouring of outrage in the Middle East. [Full Article...]

4th Quarter Fundraising Hauls Announced

4th Quarter Fundraising Hauls Announced Warren's highest fundraising period a year ago was the third quarter, when she raised $24.6 million - a haul that coincided with Warren's surge in political momentum. First, Sanders reached 5 million individual donations for the entire campaign on January 1, which not only tops any of his primary opponents (by far), but also Trump's re-election campaign. [Full Article...]

Messy start: Croatia to elect new leader amid European Union presidency

Messy start: Croatia to elect new leader amid European Union presidency This means that the EU's newest member state will be tasked for six months with overseeing Britain's divorce from the bloc on January 31 and the start of post-Brexit talks. The 51-year-old, US -educated Grabar Kitarovic had a diplomatic career before becoming Croatia's first female president in 2015. However, the president is chosen in a direct public vote, which gives the head of state addition... [Full Article...]

JNU: Indian students hurt in university violence

JNU: Indian students hurt in university violence News channels also showed groups of masked people said to be from outside the campus - which student bodies blamed on each other's factions - brandishing rods and sticks, targeting students and teachers and vandalising property. Kejriwal wrote, "I am so shocked to know abt the violence at JNU". Meanwhile, students gathered outside the Delhi police headquarters to condemn the alleged attack by th... [Full Article...]


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