Lebanon Premier Quits With Attack on Elite As The Beirut Blast Anger Builds

Lebanon’s prime minister confirmed the resignation of his government as an outraged public demanded accountability for last week’s explosion at Beirut’s port, the biggest peacetime catastrophe in the nation’s history. “The scope of this disaster is bigger than can be described,” Prime Minister Hassan Diab said in a speech to a traumatized nation on Monday, … Read more Lebanon Premier Quits With Attack on Elite As The Beirut Blast Anger Builds

Villages fear giant ice chunk will fall off glacier

Dozens of people have been evacuated from a valley in northern Italy amid fears that a section of ice the size of a football field could collapse from a Mount Blanc glacier. About 75 people, including 60 tourists, have left the Ferret Valley in the Alpine region of Valle d’Aosta. Stefano Miserocchi, the mayor of … Read more Villages fear giant ice chunk will fall off glacier

Rare video of Chinese desert cats captured in northwest China

Infrared cameras have captured rare video of five Chinese desert cats frolicking and wrestling together in northwest #China’s #Qinghai Province. The Chinese desert cat, also known as the Chinese mountain cat, is a wild cat endemic to western China and is under second-class national protection. Solitary by nature and small in number, desert cats are … Read more Rare video of Chinese desert cats captured in northwest China

Beirut Blast: France’s Macron Visits Lebanon Promising Aid Yet Urging Reform

France’s President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Lebanon on Thursday with a message of solidarity for a country reeling from a devastating explosion, but warned that the country must reform its corrupt ways. Macron said he wants to quickly organize a conference to raise funds for the former French protectorate, while pointedly noting that international assistance “will go … Read more Beirut Blast: France’s Macron Visits Lebanon Promising Aid Yet Urging Reform

Polish zoo welcomes rare Sumatran tiger cub

Mother Nuri welcomed the female cub on May 23. Sumatrans are the smallest surviving tiger subspecies and have been classified as critically endangered. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow … Read more Polish zoo welcomes rare Sumatran tiger cub

U.S. records 3.6 million cases and nearly 139,000 deaths

18 states in the U.S. have been classified as a “red zone” in terms of the spread of COVID-19. That’s according to an unreleased report, prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, which says they should roll back their reopening plans. But President Donald Trump insists he won’t consider making masks mandatory nationwide. Subscribe … Read more U.S. records 3.6 million cases and nearly 139,000 deaths

The Journalist behind the Watergate Scandal Says Trump Is ‘near Sadistic’ | Good Morning Britain

It’s not often that a newspaper reporter gets the Hollywood treatment, but then it’s not often a news reporter brings down a US President. In the early 1970s over several years Carl Bernstein, along with Bob Woodward broke the Watergate story for The Washington Post, leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. In 1976, … Read more The Journalist behind the Watergate Scandal Says Trump Is ‘near Sadistic’ | Good Morning Britain

Pence Says He “Was Never Briefed” on Russian-Afghan Bounty Matter

“No I was never briefed about that matter, and I’m not going to discuss classified materials.” Vice President Mike Pence said he “couldn’t be more proud” of Trump’s handling of military affairs, amid reports Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. troops Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on … Read more Pence Says He “Was Never Briefed” on Russian-Afghan Bounty Matter

Bolton Says Trump’s Disarray on Russian Bounty Reports Emboldens Foes

The Trump administration’s response to the allegation Russia offered bounties for killing American troops makes the U.S. vulnerable to adversaries regardless of whether it’s true, former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton says. “What it tells the Russians is that we are in disarray and ripe for this kind of provocation, not just in Afghanistan … Read more Bolton Says Trump’s Disarray on Russian Bounty Reports Emboldens Foes

McEnany Blasts ‘Irresponsible’ New York Times for Printing Classified Intel on Bounties

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued her pointed criticism of The New York Times’ reporting that the Trump Administration failed to organize a response to an alleged plot by a Russian military intelligence unit to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm … Read more McEnany Blasts ‘Irresponsible’ New York Times for Printing Classified Intel on Bounties

Democrats and Republicans Urge Action After Russia-Afghanistan Briefing

House Democrats returning from a briefing at the White House Tuesday said they still have many questions about explosive allegations that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan and questioned why President Donald Trump won’t condemn Vladimir Putin over the issue. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and a small group of … Read more Democrats and Republicans Urge Action After Russia-Afghanistan Briefing

Trump’s phone calls alarm US officials

In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in his conversations with powerful leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan, and so abusive to leaders of America’s principal allies, that the calls … Read more Trump’s phone calls alarm US officials

Why Is Everyone Criticizing John Bolton’s Book?

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected John Bolton’s assertion in a new book that he’s afraid of imposing economic sanctions on adversaries, noting that President Donald Trump has made frequent use of the tool in his foreign policy. “We’ve done more sanctions under President Trump in this administration than the previous administrations combined,” Mnuchin said … Read more Why Is Everyone Criticizing John Bolton’s Book?

US judge rules Bolton can publish White House memoir despite Trump bid to block it

A federal judge ruled Saturday that former national security adviser John Bolton can move forward in publishing his tell-all book despite efforts by the Trump administration to block the release because of concerns that classified information could be exposed. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more US judge rules Bolton can publish White House memoir despite Trump bid to block it

John Bolton Book: Trump Says the Country ‘Will Get Any Money He Makes’

A federal judge excoriated former national security advisor John Bolton for exposing the U.S. to harm with his tell-all memoir about President Donald Trump but said it’s too late to issue an order that would stop publication of the book. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth in Washington on Saturday rejected the Justice Department’s last-ditch attempt … Read more John Bolton Book: Trump Says the Country ‘Will Get Any Money He Makes’