Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely told CNN on Thursday of Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from entering the country. The... Read more »

William Barr ‘appalled’ by Jeffrey Epstein’s death, announces Justice Department watchdog investigation

The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed Epstein’s death, saying he was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday at New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center around 6:30 a.m. ET. The... Read more »

Russian police detain more than 70 over opposition protests: monitor

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police detained 72 people on Saturday over opposition protests staged in several cities, the OVD-Info protest monitor said on social media. Tens of thousands of... Read more »

Top intel official interrupted meeting to urge his deputy to resign

While details of the conversation between Gordon, an intelligence veteran of more than 30 years, and Coats remain unclear, sources say that the situation clearly abruptly changed after the... Read more »

President Trump defends ICE raid strategy

Asked Friday why there wasn’t a better plan in place to deal with the children after their parent’s arrest, Trump told reporters outside the White House south lawn, “You... Read more »

Ethiopia to hold national election next year

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year, defying worries over security and displacement in the Horn of Africa country... Read more »

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim ruler, speaks during a gathering with supporters in Caracas, Venezuela August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure... Read more »

Equinox owner’s plans to host Trump fundraiser bring outrage and calls for boycott

Real estate developer Stephen Ross — who is chairman and majority owner of the Related Companies, which oversees Equinox Fitness — will host a luncheon on Friday, according to... Read more »

Trump says Ratcliffe is no longer his pick for director of national intelligence

Ratcliffe was announced as Trump’s choice for the job less than a week ago but it became more apparent with each passing day that his nomination was in serious... Read more »

U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining

FILE PHOTO: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet holds a news conference at Centro Cultural Espana in downtown Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2019 REUTERS/Carlos Jasso GENEVA... Read more »