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Jeff Sessions creates new task force to help tackle transnational crime

Jeff Sessions creates new task force to help tackle transnational crime

Speaking to a group of federal prosecutors on Monday, Sessions designated five groups as top transnational organized crime threats and said the new task force will "develop a plan to take each of these groups off of our streets for good". U.S. Attorney Ilan Graff of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY will head the subcommittee on Lebanese Hezbollah. Why it matters: Hezbollah may seem like the odd man out in a list of gangs that are predominantly active in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader

Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader

Alexander Volkov, spokesman for Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, said the Holy Synod of the Church would "express its position" on Sunday during a meeting in Minsk, without elaborating on what measures it might take. Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, attends a welcoming ceremony after arriving at Minsk National Airport, Belarus October 13, 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel and Jordan reopen key border crossings with Syria

Israel and Jordan reopen key border crossings with Syria

The Jaber-Nasib crossing between Jordan and Syria reopened first thing Monday morning, with the Quneitra crossing in Israel's Golan Heights following shortly after. "It will ... help Lebanon [to trade] with the likes of Jordan and the rest of the Arab peninsula", Jamal Wakeem, a professor of history and worldwide relations at Lebanese University in Beirut, told RT, adding that " it will also help Lebanon overcome certain economic difficulties " it faces since the start of the Syrian ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Game tournaments are coming to Fortnite tomorrow, here's how to join in

Game tournaments are coming to Fortnite tomorrow, here's how to join in

Epic Games will release Fortnite's in-game tournaments this week. "Players can earn points by either achieving high placements or eliminating multiple opponents". It appears that these tournaments will be a mix of players using different input devices though with the details saying that players will "compete against one another as equals, regardless of if they are on a Mouse, Controller, or Touch input device". Consulte Mais Informação

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Palm Now Makes a Tiny Companion Phone

Palm Now Makes a Tiny Companion Phone

Palm , a gadget brand known for its pioneering personal digital assistants (PDAs) from the early '00s, is making its return with a smartphone, designed as a travel-size companion to your regular-sized main phone. The Palm Phone is packed with a 800mAh battery that promises 3 days of standby time and all-day battery life. There is a feature added to this device, called Life mode, which turns on the do not disturb mode on the device and the user won't be receiving call or notifications. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apparently, an 'administrative error' saw senators vote for racist motion

Apparently, an 'administrative error' saw senators vote for racist motion

Senator Mathias Cormann faces the press in Canberra, offering an apology for the government's support of Pauline Hanson's motion that it's "OK to be white". 'The associations of the language were not picked up. Senate President Scott Ryan gave the green light for Senator Burston to move a motion on Wednesday to refer her over pressing him to resign from the upper house. Consulte Mais Informação

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Zurawik: Here's what really matters about Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

Zurawik: Here's what really matters about Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

Trump said , responding to a question about whether he wants Mr. Mattis to leave. We get along very well. Trump: "When I say I did it, let's make a big deal about it". Trump said if he had not made that speech, "we would not have won" and defended Kavanaugh as an "extraordinary" man. This is the story that matters: The ratings for Trump's prime-time rallies have been slipping on Fox News to the point where the president's favorite propaganda channel is no longer carrying them in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Why Saudi Arabia is valuable to Trump

Why Saudi Arabia is valuable to Trump

In a Monday morning tweet, Trump said that King Salman " denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened " to Khashoggi and that Riyadh is "working closely with Turkey " to find answers. Saudi officials and consulate workers denied murder allegations and claimed that Khashoggi left the consulate, but failed to provide any evidence of his exit from the facility. Consulte Mais Informação

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How the iPhone has grown in size - and price

How the iPhone has grown in size - and price

If the user is immobile for more than a minute after the notification, the watch can automatically call for help "and send a message along with location to emergency contacts", Apple says. The smartphones would be rolled in select markets starting September 21. There are no significant differences between the two models, except for the fact that the iPhone XS Plus comes with a larger screen The screen on this model spans at a huge 6.5 inches display which definitely is the biggest ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

I will say this. "I don't wanna lose millions and millions of jobs ", Trump said in an interview with the CBS broadcaster. "I think where there's debate is what that influence is and what can we do about it". 'I'm not denying climate change. "There is no "safe" level of warming, and there's no time to indulge fossil fuel stooges like Donald Trump in their science fiction fantasies", he added. Consulte Mais Informação

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