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United Kingdom charges 2 Russians in nerve agent attack on ex-spy

United Kingdom charges 2 Russians in nerve agent attack on ex-spy

British prosecutors said Wednesday they have obtained a European arrest warrant for two Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. "We have no evidence that they re-entered the United Kingdom after that date", Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said. Mr Basu conceded it was "very, very unlikely" police would be in a position to arrest them anytime soon. Consulte Mais Informação

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Twitter CEO reportedly favored keeping Alex Jones and Richard Spencer on platform

Twitter CEO reportedly favored keeping Alex Jones and Richard Spencer on platform

Jack Dorsey , the chief executive of Twitter , personally intervened to allow Infowars' Alex Jones and white nationalist Richard Spencer to keep their accounts on the social media network, The Wall Street Journal reports . On Tuesday it released written "testimony" describing the company's efforts to combat influence operations. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing Wednesday afternoon, Dorsey says his company does not use political ideology to make decisions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iranian Foreign Minister In Damascus Ahead Of Idlib Offensive

Iranian Foreign Minister In Damascus Ahead Of Idlib Offensive

Destroyed buildings in the rebel-hold town of Jadraya, about 35 kilometres southwest of the city of Idlib. He said numerous "terrorists" are in the country's last rebel stronghold, leading to a "general destabilisation of the situation". Separately, the United Nations special envoy for Syria , Staffan de Mistura, said he was "determined" to hold talks with high-level envoys from Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, despite concerns that an offensive ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Brexit flames fanned by former United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson

Brexit flames fanned by former United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson

Mr Rees-Mogg said: "Mr Barnier is as you would expect extraordinarily charming". "The government has got six weeks to get this right: more of the same will not do", Sir Keir said. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will be grilled by MPs over progress in exit talks later as the Government's plans face mounting criticism. The prime minister's plans for the UK's future relationship with the European Union came under attack from both Labour and former Conservative ministers in parliament on ... Consulte Mais Informação

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UK: Labour Party adopts IHRA anti-Semitism code in full

UK: Labour Party adopts IHRA anti-Semitism code in full

Jeremy Corbyn insisted to the NEC about Labour that Labour was committed to "eradicating the social cancer of antisemitism" and expressed "deep concern and pain" over the loss of confidence among Jewish communities. Party chiefs had resisted calls to adopt the definition in full, claiming that suggested examples of anti-semitism would prevent criticism of Israeli government policy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung could work with Google on AI to improve Bixby

Samsung could work with Google on AI to improve Bixby

A good portion of Samsung users disable Bixby the second they turn on their device and for obvious reasons - the virtual assistant doesn't offer enough to justify the nuisance that is the accidental trigger when you hit the key by mistake. "For example, we would call up Bixby, but it could lead us to one of Google's services, like Google Map", explains Kim. "Samsung is a company that sells around 500 million units of devices worldwide every year, and we can use this as our bargaining power ... Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. threatens to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

U.S. threatens to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

On Tuesday, the White House released an official statement condemning the attacks on Idlib and threatened military force if "chemical weapons" are used. They are home to some three million civilians. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported nine people killed. The Observatory blamed the strikes on Russian Federation, which has been waging an air campaign on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces since 2015. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Distorts Facts on Collins, Hunter Indictments

Trump Distorts Facts on Collins, Hunter Indictments

President Trump lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a string of tweets on Monday, accusing him of hurting Republican chances in the upcoming midterm elections with a series of Justice Department investigations. "The United States is not some banana republic with a two-tiered system of justice - one for the majority party and one for the minority party", the Republican senator said. Consulte Mais Informação

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