Rural Arizona county delays certifying midterm results as election disputes persist

Rural Arizona county delays certifying midterm results as election disputes persist

CNN — Officials in a rural Arizona county Monday delayed the certification of November’s midterm elections, missing the legal deadline and leading the Arizona secretary of state’s office to sue over the county’s failure to sign off on the results. By a 2-1 vote Monday morning, the Republican majority on the Cochise County Board of … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — Pakistan on Thursday named former spy chief Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as chief of the South Asian country’s army, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid intense debate around the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s most senior general and a former head of the … Read more

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump's Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN — ace form President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading the Justice Department investigations on his conduct, a federal appeals court on Tuesday will hear arguments about whether it should remove what has been a notable hurdle in one of the probes. The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals … Read more

Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines sends China a message of US intent

Kamala Harris' visit to the Philippines sends China a message of US intent

CNN — A Philippine archipelago known for tropical vacations will become the focus of political attention this week when Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the highest ranking US official to visit its main island. Palawan is home to dive resorts as well as a Philippine military base that Harris will visit on Tuesdayaccording to a … Read more

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

CNN — The legal jeopardy former President donald trump faces in two federal criminal investigations took on a new tenor Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Jack Smitha DOJ alum known for his work in international war crimes prosecutions, will take over the investigation into sensitive government documents taken … Read more

North Korea claims Friday’s launch was a ‘new kind of intercontinental ballistic missile’

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korea said that it conducted a “test firing of a new kind” of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, according to the government-run KCNA news agency. Japan warned on earlier on Friday that the missile had the potential range to reach the US mainland. KCNA claimed that the “new” … Read more

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations

CNN — Jack Smith, the special counsel announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of classified documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection, is a long -time prosecutor who has overseen a variety of high-profile cases during … Read more

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North-Korea launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, the second missile test by the Kim Jong Un regime in two days, in actions condemned as unacceptable by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The presumed ICBM was launched around 10:15 am local time from the Sunan area of ​​the … Read more

MH17 trial verdict: Dutch court finds two Russians, one Ukrainian separatist guilty

MH17 trial verdict: Dutch court finds two Russians, one Ukrainian separatist guilty

CNN — A Dutch court on Thursday found two Russians and a separatist Ukrainian guilty of mass murder for their involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014. Igor Girkin, a former colonel of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), and Sergey Dubinskiy, who worked for Russia’s GRU military intelligence … Read more

As measles outbreak sickens children in Ohio, local health officials seek help from CDC

As measles outbreak sickens children in Ohio, local health officials seek help from CDC

CNN — A growing disease outbreak in Columbus, Ohio, has sickened dozens of unvaccinated children and hospitalized nine of them, and local public health officials are seeking assistance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We asked the CDC for assistance and they will be sending two epidemiologists at the end of the … Read more