Archive for December, 2018

With U.S. departure, Syria's Manbij braces for upheaval

The city of Manbij has switched control more than most places in Syria’s civil war. Source: Reuters

Bangladesh probes vote rigging allegations in election hit by violence

Bangladesh’s Election Commission is investigating allegations of vote rigging coming from across the country on Sunday, a spokesman told Reuters, …Read the Rest

Putin tells Trump that Moscow is open for dialogue

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was …Read the Rest

Deutsche Bank is strong, has no need for state aid, merger" chairman

Deutsche Bank is strong and its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit, Chairman Paul Achleitner said, ruling out the need for …Read the Rest

Cyber-attack disrupts distribution of multiple US newspapers

The malware, which affected papers owned by Tribune Publishing, is believed to be from outside the US. Source: BBC

The outgoing senator called her a 'shiny object' and a 'thing.' Ocasio-Cortez says she's disappointed.

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday responded to outgoing Sen. Claire McCaskill on Twitter after the Missouri Democrat referred to the …Read the Rest

McCaskill: Ocasio-Cortez a 'shiny, new object'

Sen. Claire McCaskill has some advice for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming freshman who has rapidly risen from obscurity to one …Read the Rest

WADA discussing date for lab visit as deadline nears – Russia

Moscow and the World Anti-Doping Agency are discussing a date for WADA experts to visit and receive laboratory data, Russia’s …Read the Rest

Federal employees prepare for a long shutdown

A quarter of the federal government will likely begin the new year out of work or working without pay. Source: …Read the Rest

China court orders retrial for Canadian jailed for drug smuggling

A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his …Read the Rest