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USA destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens

USA destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens

Earlier Thursday, American warship USS John S. McCain sailed within a 12-mile range of Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly chain in the South China Sea, US officials told the media. The U.S. military has a long-standing position that its operations are carried out throughout the world, including in areas claimed by allies, and they are separate from political considerations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea

Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea

Unsurprisingly, Acacia Mining led the movers on London's second-tier index, bucking the miner trend which saw most of its competitors fall, thanks to rising silver and gold prices on the back of the news out of Asia. Japan's Nikkei had been down more than 1% overnight while South Korean shares also slipped. Tillerson's tone was in sharp contrast to that of USA president Donald Trump, who warned on Tuesday any North Korean threat to the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Judge Orders State Department To Search for More Clinton Emails

The judge's order relates to Freedom of Information Act requests from the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch. Mehta said that the State Department "has offered no assurance" that the records it has received so far from Clinton and the trio of aides "constitute the entirely of Secretary Clinton's emails during the time period relevant to Plaintiff's FOIA request". Consulte Mais Informação

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Supremo rejeita aumento de salário em 2018

Supremo rejeita aumento de salário em 2018

A decisão da presidente do STF , ministra Cármen Lúcia, de não propor o reajuste na elaboração do orçamento, já havia sido antecipada pela colunista do G1 e da GloboNews Cristiana Lôbo. Já Ricardo Lewandowski, Luiz Fux e Marco Aurélio votaram a favor do aumento: "Nós temos não apenas o dever legal, como também institucional, de prever essa recomposição na proposta orçamentária", disse Lewandowski. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dem congressman: Trump using 'bully tactics' against N. Korea

Dem congressman: Trump using 'bully tactics' against N. Korea

President, it's time to become presidential", Mr. Humphrey, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump, called for Trump to be "relieved of the powers of the presidency" as soon as possible. "Blowing up the Iran nuclear deal at a moment when we're dealing with North Korea seems like it is creating a problem that doesn't now exist". "This is about more than the United States of America and it's about more than the president, who has been a bully all his life, who has succeeded because he ... Consulte Mais Informação

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OSCE Conducts Artsakh-Azerbaijan Border Monitoring

OSCE Conducts Artsakh-Azerbaijan Border Monitoring

On the Azerbaijani side, the monitoring was held by Andrzej Kasprzyk, ambassador and the OSCE chairperson-in-office personal representative, and Mikhail Olaru, field assistant of the OSCE chairperson-in-office personal representative. As a result of the war, Armenian armed forces occupied some 20 percent of Azerbaijani territory which includes Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent districts (Lachin, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Gubadli and Zangilan), and over a million Azerbaijanis became ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Gay marriage to be debated in Senate

Left-wing opposition Senate Leader Penny Wong criticized some conservative politicians in the government, saying they would never commit to legalizing same-sex marriage regardless of how the plebiscite vote goes. The postal plebiscite , as it is known, has been criticised by opponents as an unnecessary delay in resolving the debate, which they say could be settled immediately in parliament. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jean-Claude Juncker in Expenses Row Over £24450 Private Plane to Rome

Jean-Claude Juncker in Expenses Row Over £24450 Private Plane to Rome

Asked if the cost of the flights would be included in the so-called "divorce bill" Britain is being asked to pay to settle budget commitments, she replied: "The flights are part of the yearly budget that the Commission has and that is audited and there is an administrative section so it's within this section that we can spend travel expenses and this is outlined in the yearly budget". Consulte Mais Informação

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