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Mattis downplays rift between Trump and Tillerson on North Korea

Mattis downplays rift between Trump and Tillerson on North Korea

Trump wrote on Twitter, using the derogatory nickname he has assigned to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader. This move was a direct challenge to the efforts of the United States government to crack down on Kim Jong-un's regime. Moreover, the Washington Post noted that Egypt bought the shipment of anti-tanks missiles for a reported cost of 23 million dollars, according to anonymous United States sources and other western officials quoted in the article .


Facebook Will Testify At Senate Hearing On Russian Election Interference

Facebook Will Testify At Senate Hearing On Russian Election Interference

Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) (2nd R) and Vice Chairman Sen. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia provided an update on the committee's investigation at a news conference Wednesday. The committee has scheduled only a handful of public hearings, during which intelligence officials and the committee leaders have underscored that last year's elections probably have encouraged Russian Federation to interfere in future USA elections.


Putin undecided on running for Russian Presidency in 2018

Putin undecided on running for Russian Presidency in 2018

Venezuela has invited Egypt to join the oil output cut deal of OPEC and participating non-OPEC countries, Eulogio Del Pino, Minister of the People's Ministry of Petroleum of Venezuela wrote on Twitter. While oil prices have since returned to a bull market, risks remain and crude could fall as low as US$40 a barrel next year, according to the nation's central bank.


In Antalya, Turkey found the remains of Santa Claus

In Antalya, Turkey found the remains of Santa Claus

Digital surveys had been taken, which revealed gaps underneath the church , which in turn led to an untouched shrine's discovery, Cemil Karabayram told news outlet Daily Sabah . Most Christian religions maintain that St. Nick's remains now rest in the Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, Italy. While archaeologists are optimistic they will be able to uncover the saint's remains, he said it will be time-consuming, as they will need to scale each tile separately to remove them intact in a ...


UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reprimanded for political tweet

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reprimanded for political tweet

The agency issued its findings in a letter to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ( CREW ) a nonprofit ethics group that filed a complaint about Haley's retweet from her personal account. OSC noted that Haley's Twitter account uses her official government headshot as her profile picture, that the account's biography features her title as US ambassador to the United Nations, and that the account links to the website for the USA mission to the United Nations.