McCarthy demands DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issues and warns of potential impeachment inquiry

McCarthy demands DHS Secretary Mayorkas' resignation over border issues and warns of potential impeachment inquiry

CNN — Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and warned of potential impeachment proceedings if he doesn’t step down, marking the House Republican leader’s strongest comments on the matter to date as he scrambles to lock down the votes for his speakership . McCarthy, speaking from an event … Read more

Markets will shift to a ‘hope’ phase next year, and investors would be wise not to miss it, says Goldman Sachs

Markets will shift to a 'hope' phase next year, and investors would be wise not to miss it, says Goldman Sachs

Fresh China COVID-19 worries are threatening to nix any preholiday gains for Wall Street, with stock futures in the red and the dollar higher ahead of Monday’s open. In a shortened week that will bring both Thanksgiving and the World Cup kickoff, investors have all sorts of excuses to head to the sidelines. Those sticking … Read more

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

England's Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear 'OneLove' armband at World Cup

CNN — The captains of several European teams will not to wear “OneLove” armbands at the WorldCup in Qatar due to the danger of receiving yellow cards. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were set to participate in the “OneLove” campaign to promote inclusion and oppose discrimination. But those countries’ associations said … 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

North Korea warns US of ‘fiercer’ military action, tests short-range missile

North Korea warns US of 'fiercer' military action, tests short-range missile

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North-Korea tested a ballistic missile on Thursday as it warned the United States of a “fiercer military counteraction” to Washington’s bolstered defense ties with South Korea and Japan amid rising regional tensions. In a statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son … Read more

Israel blames Iran for drone attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Oman

Israel blames Iran for drone attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Oman

CNN — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a drone attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman, with one official describing it as “an Iranian provocation in the Gulf” linked to the World Cup in Qatar. A self-destructing drone attacked the Pacific Zircon, a Liberian-flagged, Israeli-affiliated tanker carrying gas oil, at … Read more

Israeli-linked tanker hit by bomb-carrying drone off Oman

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been struck by a bomb-carrying drone off the coast of Oman amid heightened tensions with Iran, officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The attack on the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Pacific Zircon happened Tuesday night off the coast of Oman, one … Read more

Polish president says ‘no indication’ missile in Poland was deliberate attack

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

Bali, Indonesia CNN — Polish President Andrzej Duda said the missile that killed two people in eastern Poland on Tuesday was likely fired by Ukrainian forces defending against a wave of Russian missile strikes, and that the incident appeared to be an accident. “There is no indication that this was an intentional attack on Poland. … Read more

G20 Summit: Biden says allies working in ‘total unanimity’ after Russian-made missile falls on Poland, killing 2

G20 Summit: Biden says allies working in 'total unanimity' after Russian-made missile falls on Poland, killing 2

CNN — US President Joe Biden emerged from an emergency meeting with top allies during his final day at the G20 in Indonesia promising to “figure out exactly what happened” after a Russian-made missile fell inside the borders of a NATO ally. “We agreed to support Poland’s investigations into the explosion in rural Poland near … Read more

World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ missile kills two in Poland

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

CNN — World leaders gathering at the G20 summit in Bali are attempting to diffuse a potential escalation in the months-long Ukraine war after a “Russian-made” missile landed inside NATO-member Poland killing two people. The missile landed outside the rural Polish village of Przewodow, about four miles (6.4 kilometers) west from the Ukrainian border on … Read more