‘World’s largest drug dealer’: U.S. set to sanction China over fentanyl scourge

DEA temporary drug scheduling safeguards set to expire. An example of the amount of fentanyl that can be deadly after a news conference about deaths from fentanyl exposure, at DEA Headquarters in Arlington Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) The U.S. … Read More

Nearly 900,000 asylum seekers living in limbo in EU, figures show

Backlog of claims persists despite number of arrivals almost halving in two years.  A boy at an unofficial camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images Close to 900,000 asylum seekers in the EU are waiting to … Read More

Don’t try our patience, North Korea tells US a year after accord signed at Trump-Kim summit in S’pore

North Korea warned that if the US does not come up with something new “before it is too late”, the accord would just turn out to be a “mere blank sheet of paper”.PHOTO: ST FILE SEOUL (REUTERS) – North Korea … Read More

Germany likely to renege on pledge to Trump to boost military spending

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BERLIN – Berlin could renege on its pledge to raise military spending, in the latest gesture of defiance by German Chancellor Angela Merkel toward U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump has repeatedly blasted NATO leaders for not meeting a target of spending … Read More

Epic Gridlock: Winter storm creates 115-mile backup along snow-clogged I-5 in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — There is traffic gridlock… And then there are backups that stretch for 115 miles. Nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow fell around the Eugene and southern Willamette Valley area Monday, toppling trees and power lines across … Read More

1,500 earthquakes at Anker in 3 months

THE mines ministry recorded 1 500 micro earthquakes at Anker in the Kunene region between June and September 2018 while carrying out a seismic survey. A micro earthquake does not cause any damages and has a magnitude of less than … Read More

5 Key Takeaways From The House Hearing With FBI Counterintelligence No. 2 Peter Strzok

CORRUPTION 5 Key Takeaways From The House Hearing With FBI Counterintelligence No. 2 Peter Strzok Yesterday’s joint hearing in front of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees was the first public hearing Congress held with the official who launched the … Read More

Pentagon braces for emboldened Iran after Syria gains

ARTICLE SUMMARY The Pentagon’s top commander in the Middle East told lawmakers today that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s gains in the yearslong civil war will bolster Iran’s ability to frustrate US aims in the region.  REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki A Syrian army … Read More

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