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Madrid climate change talks end without deal on key carbon targets

Madrid climate change talks end without deal on key carbon targets The talks at COP25 were supposed to conclude on Friday but have been extended for a second extra day after negotiators from nearly 200 countries tried to agree on a joint declaration urging a faster push towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions and helping developing nations to manage the effects of climate change . [Full Article...]

'Years in Jail' for Comey's 'Unlawful Conduct?'

'Years in Jail' for Comey's 'Unlawful Conduct?' Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the FBI's 2016 investigation into Russian election interference was a popular topic on Sunday. A number of FBI officials directly involved in preparing and signing the FISA warrants have all either left or been fired from the bureau, including Comey, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, and Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok. [Full Article...]

British PM says after meeting Queen he is forming new government

British PM says after meeting Queen he is forming new government Mr McGinn, originally from Camlough in County Armagh, said Mr Corbyn's unpopularity among voters was clear on the doorsteps during the election campaign. The result of Britain's third election in nearly five years signals a personal victory for Johnson, who remains a polarising figure. Another of the U.K.'s tabloids, The Daily Mail, showed Johnson on a "victory march" as the "Tories storm the No... [Full Article...]

Dreeshen surprised, disappointed by Scheer resignation

Dreeshen surprised, disappointed by Scheer resignation A political analyst with Abacus Data was surprised to see Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer step down from his position on Thursday. That said, any time they want to defeat the government, they will need the help of opposition parties and it's tough to find any common ground between the Conservatives and the left-wing and separatist parties. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Pre-Vote: What happens next?

Donald Trump Pre-Vote: What happens next? The committee spent Wednesday night debating the articles, which accuse Trump of abusing his office by soliciting a foreign government - Ukraine - to interfere in the 2020 election and of obstructing Congress by directing his administration to ignore subpoenas as lawmakers investigated his conduct. [Full Article...]

Is China Trade Deal Done? Trump Comments on Twitter

Is China Trade Deal Done? Trump Comments on Twitter Yesterday, President Trump approved a "phase one" trade deal with China , Bloomberg reports. In the 17-month trade war , the US has imposed 25% duties on about $250 billion a year of Chinese imports and 15% on an additional $110 billion of goods. [Full Article...]

More than 70 killed in attack on Niger military camp

More than 70 killed in attack on Niger military camp Two separate attacks killed almost 50 Nigerian soldiers in West Africa's Sahel region earlier this year. The firing between the army and the militants lasted for about three hours. The attack came days ahead of a planned summit in France, where President Emmanuel Macron and five West African leaders were due to discuss security in the region. [Full Article...]

Ken Starr stunned by IG report's findings: 'Extraordinary' condemnation of Federal Bureau of Investigation conduct

Ken Starr stunned by IG report's findings: 'Extraordinary' condemnation of Federal Bureau of Investigation conduct Instead, it was more of a mixed bag: It did not find evidence of political bias influencing the origins of the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign, but it did find serious flaws and inaccuracies in applications for surveillance on a Donald Trump campaign aide. [Full Article...]

Heavy gunfire reported in Jersey City neighbourhood

Heavy gunfire reported in Jersey City neighbourhood One officer was killed, and the other was shot in the shoulder and is expected to survive. "Please keep our neighbors in Jersey City in your thoughts today, especially the courageous officers and first responders going into harm's way to protect lives", NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Twitter just after 2 p.m. [Full Article...]

Agreement Reached on North American Trade Deal

Agreement Reached on North American Trade Deal That led to a drawn-out ratification process in the United States, where the trade deal has been mixed up in Trump's ongoing impeachment drama and electoral politics heading into his 2020 re-election campaign. "Looking like very good Democrat support for USMCA ". "We're doing very well on USMCA", Mr. Trump told reporters at the White House Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact

Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact The two countries are working to get a Phase One trade deal signed ahead of a potential 15 percent tariff increase on Chinese imports that is scheduled to begin on December 15. Palm oil is affected by price movements in related oils as they compete for a share in the global vegetable oils market. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe .MIWD00000PUS gained 0.03%, while stocks on Wall Street trad... [Full Article...]

Lithuania's Nauseda welcomes Ukraine's ambition for seeking peace, criticizes Russian Federation

Lithuania's Nauseda welcomes Ukraine's ambition for seeking peace, criticizes Russian Federation Zelenskiy, a 41-year old comic actor with no previous political experience, was elected in a landslide in April on promises to end the fighting. The United States will be closely watching how the Ukrainian president fares against Putin as a scandal involving US President Donald Trump's handling of Ukrainian aid unfolds in Washington , according to Robert English, director of Central Europ... [Full Article...]

US Stock Markets: Tariff Rollback or New Tariffs - Something Has to Give

US Stock Markets: Tariff Rollback or New Tariffs - Something Has to Give Kudlow stated the 2 sides have talked almost day by day, however there are presently no plans for in-person talks or a signing ceremony between Trump and Chinese language President Xi Jinping. "The pressure for a deal is enormous simply because of the economic slowdown in both countries", said Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors in Sydney. [Full Article...]

Merkel expresses "deep shame" during visit to Auschwitz

Merkel expresses The excursion occurs before this 75th anniversary of camp's liberation from the Soviets on January 27, 1945, and also the 10th anniversary since the launching of this Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. Merkel is the third incumbent head of a German government to visit the site. "It's always a question of where you go when you want to do this kind of symbolic remembrance and Angela Merkel went seve... [Full Article...]

'Don't mess with me': Pelosi rejects question over whether she 'hates' Trump

'Don't mess with me': Pelosi rejects question over whether she 'hates' Trump Doug Collins, R-Calif., the panel's ranking member, for suggesting that she was a partisan who did not care about the "facts" of the case against President Donald Trump . A president who will not cooperate in an impeachment inquiry is putting himself above the law", he said . " Pamela Karlan , you should be ashamed of your very angry and obviously biased public pandering, and using a child to ... [Full Article...]

Trump Will Meet With UK PM Boris Johnson at NATO Summit

Trump Will Meet With UK PM Boris Johnson at NATO Summit Johnson insisted the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting had been "extremely practical and extremely harmonious". The Labour Party leader wrote to the Prime Minister on Monday calling for him discontinue discussions until Mr Trump rules out United States companies gaining any access to public services in a post-Brexit deal. [Full Article...]

Trump side will not attend impeachment hearing

Trump side will not attend impeachment hearing Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y, had given the White House until 6 p.m. ET Sunday to inform the committee whether Trump or his lawyers would attend the hearing, where a panel of legal experts are set to discuss whether the president committed impeachable offenses. [Full Article...]

British PM Johnson to Trump: keep out of United Kingdom election

British PM Johnson to Trump: keep out of United Kingdom election But during an interview with LBC, Mr Johnson said it was "best... for neither side to be involved in the other's election campaigns". Boris Johnson has warned the USA president against giving him an endorsement ahead of the general election on 12 December. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump’s mention of Taliban cease-fire perplexes negotiators in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s mention of Taliban cease-fire perplexes negotiators in Afghanistan Word of his visit to Afghanistan came at around 2 p.m. ET on Thursday when journalists traveling with the president were authorized to provide reports about the visit. Trump greeted the crew of that plane and even stayed in the cockpit for takeoff, the pool report said . "It will probably work out that way", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump denies telling Giuliani to get Ukraine to investigate political foes

Trump denies telling Giuliani to get Ukraine to investigate political foes Giuliani", which " called for the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice to pay his firm $300,000". Lutsenko is no longer the country's chief prosecutor; he is now seen by many as part of the corrupt system that Ukraine's current president has vowed to reform. [Full Article...]


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