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amnesty-drone-strike-032119.jpg Amnesty International alleged that 14 civilians were killed in US drone strikes in Somalia, and demanded that US government carry out impartial, thorough investigations into "dramatically increased" air strikes in the impoverished northern African country. In a report released on Wednesday, the London-based human rights watchdog said it estimates that there have been more than 100 strikes by US

trump-twitter-fb-032019.jpg US President Donald Trump lashed out against social media platforms for discriminating against Republicans. Naming Twitter and Facebook in a news conference, the President said it is a very dangerous situation, and something should be done about it. Trump made the remarks when a reporter drew his attention to a larger discussion that Senator Josh Hawley has been leading about making social media

trump-jairbolsonaro-032019.jpg US President Donald Trump announced that he plans to designate Brazil as a "major non-NATO ally". The move reflects Washington's commercial interests in the Latin American market where China earned major gains in recent years, and political interest in Brazil's neighbor Venezuela. Trump announced the major diplomatic move in a White House news conference jointly addressed by him and his visitin

nasa-031519.jpg Three astronauts, two Americans and one Russian, reached safely at the International Space Station following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday. The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Nick Hague and Christina Koch of NASA and Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos was launched at 3:14 p.m. EDT (12:14 a.m. Friday local time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

trump-border-emergency-031519.jpg President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the Senate proposal to revoke his declaration of emergency on the US-Mexico border to secure funding to build his long-promised border wall. The Senate delivered a stunning bipartisan rebuke to Trump on Thursday when a dozen Republicans joined all the Democrats in the chamber to pass the "Emergency Declaration Resolution of Disapproval" by a 59 to 41

us-capitol-031419.jpg In an embarrassing rebuke for President Donald Trump, the Senate voted Thursday to block the president's declaration of the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border a national emergency in order to obtain funding for his controversial border wall.

beto-rourke-031419.jpg Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke, D-Tex., officially announced his campaign for president on Thursday, becoming the latest candidate to jump into the crowded race for the Democratic nomination.

us-senate-031419.jpg Several Republicans joined Democrats to pass a resolution in the Senate calling for an end to U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive war in Yemen. In the Upper chamber, where the GOP hods majority, seven Republican lawmakers defied the president and aligned with Democrats to approve the measure by 54 to 46 votes. As per the resolution, which invokes the War Powers Ac

trailerforcrypto-march14.jpg The trailer of the first crypto currency-centric movie from Hollywood has been released. The John Stalberg Jr.-directed movie, titled "Crypto - Fear is the ultimate currency", will be screened in select theaters on April 12. The initial response to the film was encouraging, as the trailer was viewed more than 312,000 times in 24 hours. Crypto is a cyber crime thriller about a Wall Street banker

paul-manafort-112718.jpg President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison on Wednesday on charges of conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

felicityhuffman-031319.jpg American actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among dozens of wealthy parents accused of cheating or paying bribes to get their children into elite universities and colleges. The Justice Department unsealed indictments Tuesday accusing admissions advisers, coaches and school officials of offering wealthy families back doors into colleges of their choice, such as Yale, Stanford and Geo

boeing737max-march13.jpg As the number of countries banning Boeing 737 Max 8 continues to rise after Sunday's deadly crash of a plane of this model, US aviation authorities insists not to suspend the suspected aircraft despite mounting pressure from lawmakers and workers' unions. Ethiopian Airlines grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after 157 people on board its Kenya-bound flight were killed when the aircraft crashed s

boeing-737-ban-031219.jpg More countries have banned the use of Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after Sunday's deadly crash of a plane of this model. All 157 people on board a Kenya-bound Ethiopian Airlines flight were killed when the aircraft crashed soon after taking off from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning. Africa's largest airliner said that the cause of the accident is not yet known, but the company decided to ground the parti

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