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United States has 'no plan for Syria' after pullout: Ex-envoy Brett McGurk

United States has 'no plan for Syria' after pullout: Ex-envoy Brett McGurk

Secretary Pompeo disagreed with a suggestion that President Donald Trump's recent declaration that he was ready to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan indicated a reduction in his commitment to fight terrorism. How long it would take remained uncertain. It increases the vulnerability of our force. And that means our force should be really with one mission: "to get out and get out safely", McGurk told " Face the Nation ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Andrew Cuomo Signs Abortion Bill Into Law, Codifying Roe V. Wade

Andrew Cuomo Signs Abortion Bill Into Law, Codifying Roe V. Wade

But Democrat Governor Pritzker said he was "concerned that the leadership that Gov. Rauner had in place wasn't in fact making sure that it was enforced for state government employees". "We should not have a federal government that is trying to roll back women's rights ... This administration defies American evolution". Cuomo added that he believes it is possible that the Supreme Court will try to overturn Roe v. Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union imposes sanctions over chemical weapons

European Union imposes sanctions over chemical weapons

An undated handout picture released by the British Metropolitan Police Service shows Ruslan Boshirov (L) and Alexander Petrov walking on the street in London, September 5, 2018. "Moreover, the fact that Abigail was present at the crime scene together with her mother, Alison McCourt, who happens to be a Colonel and the Chief Nursing Officer of the British Army, adds to the numerous extraordinary coincidences characteristic of the Skripals poisoning". Consulte Mais Informação

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Met Eireann weather forecast for tomorrow

Met Eireann weather forecast for tomorrow

Tonight, showers will become increasingly wintry, falling as hail or sleet with snow possible in places, especially on hills and mountains and at lower levels in north Connacht and Ulster. "Becoming breezy later", the Met Office said. Later today cloud and rain, having already arrived on west coasts, will gradually spread east to all areas this afternoon and evening. Consulte Mais Informação

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Indonesia reverses course on plan to free radical cleric

Indonesia reverses course on plan to free radical cleric

Bashir had previously been considered ineligible for parole because of his refusal to renounce radical beliefs. Bashir, 80, insists he is only answerable to God and that Indonesia should be governed by Islamic rather than civil law. He has been campaigning with an image of a true Muslim, vowing to protect all religious leaders, chief among them Muslim clerics, citing their significant contribution to winning the country's independence from the Netherlands in 1945. Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian man shot dead while trying to stab Israeli soldier

Palestinian man shot dead while trying to stab Israeli soldier

The Palestinians seek statehood in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, territories that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war. In response, an Israeli tank attacked an observation post used by Hamas . Israel's permission is required since the cash must be delivered via its territory. The payment would be the third of six planned tranches, totalling US$90 million, in connection with the truce. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump explains lack of White House press briefings

Trump explains lack of White House press briefings

Sanders hasn't held a briefing since December 18, the longest stretch without one in Trump's two years in office. "While other avenues exist to obtain information, the robust, public back and forth we've come to expect in the James A. ABC News also pointed out that data show that "Trump is well on track to become the most "accessible' president based on statistics dating back to the time of Ronald Reagan", citing "Trump's own frequent engagements with reporters". Consulte Mais Informação

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Four charged in bomb plot against Muslim community in New York

Four charged in bomb plot against Muslim community in New York

Three men and a teenager have been arrested after planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate NY, and investigators have recovered three homemade bombs and almost two dozen guns, authorities said on Tuesday. In 2017 a Tennessee man was sent to federal prison for almost 20 years after plotting to burn down Islamberg's mosque and school. As such, this is not the first time an attack has been plotted. Consulte Mais Informação

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Top US court approves Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Top US court approves Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor said they would have kept in place the injunctions blocking the policy . DoD said previous year that over 900 men and women have opted for gender transitioning. "Transgender persons should not be disqualified from service exclusively on account of their transgender status", it said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Drunk tries to divert Russian plane, forcing emergency landing

Drunk tries to divert Russian plane, forcing emergency landing

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an unnamed man on the flight, bound from the Siberian city of Surgut to Moscow , ordered the crew to divert the plane to Afghanistan. Russian news agency Interfax quoted aviation sources as saying a man had demanded the plane be diverted to Afghanistan. "A man was arrested; he turned out to be a resident of Surgut, who had previously been convicted of damage to property". Consulte Mais Informação

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Mali: AQMI claims attack on Chadian peacekeepers

Mali: AQMI claims attack on Chadian peacekeepers

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attack and expressed his condolences with the families of the deceased and the government of Chad. In October 2014, nine troops of a Nigerian contingent were killed in the northeast. French forces intervened in Mali in 2013 to drive back fighters who had hijacked a Tuareg uprising a year earlier, and about 4,000 French troops remain there. Consulte Mais Informação

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