US-S.Korea drills to resume after Olympics - report
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  • Trump never said Russia didn't meddle in 2016 election - WH
    Trump never said Russia didn't meddle in 2016 election - WH
    Politics 2h ago

    The White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders stated on Tuesday that the President of the United States Donald Trump acknowledged the Russian interference with the 2016 US election on multiple occasions, adding that the president never s...

  • Sessions orders creation of cybersecurity task force
    Sessions orders creation of cybersecurity task force
    2h ago

    United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered on Tuesday the creation of Department of Justice's (DoJ) Cyber-Digital Task Force, according to ABC News. The new task force will be chaired by a senior DoJ official appointed by D...

  • Lawyer indicted by Mueller pleads guilty to lying to FBI
    Lawyer indicted by Mueller pleads guilty to lying to FBI
    Politics 2h ago

    Alex Van Der Zwaan (pictured), the lawyer indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of the probe into alleged Russian meddling in 2016 US election, has pleaded guilty to ...

  • Court buries AT&T's try to get govt files on merger
    Court buries AT&T's try to get govt files on merger
    Business 3h ago

    Federal Judge Richard Leon rejected on Tuesday a demand by AT&T Inc. for the United States Department of Justice to release documents from the correspondence with the White House and persons involved in the lawsuit against the potent...

  • US two-year yield spikes to 2.255% in auction
    US two-year yield spikes to 2.255% in auction
    Markets 4h ago

    The high yield for the record $28 billion in notes maturing in February 2020 that were sold by the government of the United States on Tuesday reached 2.255% after 2.066% from the auction on January 23. The benchmark measure was the stron...

  • Issue of ‘terror groups in Afrin’ closed - Erdogan
    Issue of ‘terror groups in Afrin’ closed - Erdogan
    War / Terrorism 5h ago

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Tuesday that the issue of "pro-Assad terror groups" in Afrin is closed for now, according to Anadolu. The statement followed reports on Turkish forces shelling Syrian militants...

  • Gold drops as dollar holds higher amid debt auctions
    Gold drops as dollar holds higher amid debt auctions
    Markets 5h ago

    The dollar maintained its gains against most major peers on Tuesday after the United States Department of the Treasury sold three- and six-month bills at the highest rates since September 2008 – namely 1.63% and 1.82%. The currency...

  • UK needs customs union with EU after Brexit - Corbyn
    UK needs customs union with EU after Brexit - Corbyn
    Politics 6h ago

    The leader of the United Kingdom's Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) stated on Tuesday that his country will have to stay in EU's customs union after it departs from the bloc, partly due to the need to preserve an open borde...

  • Europe closes flat to higher amid earnings
    Europe closes flat to higher amid earnings
    Markets 6h ago

    Markets in Europe closed mostly with gains on Tuesday amid corporate earnings seasons. Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton posted a 25% increase in underlying profit in its...

  • Poroshenko signs ‘temporarily occupied areas’ bill into law
    Poroshenko signs ‘temporarily occupied areas’ bill into law
    Politics | War / Terrorism 6h ago

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (pictured) signed the new bill describing Donetsk and Luhansk regions as "temporarily occupied territories" into law on Tuesday, Tass reported.

    "This law substantially strengthe...

  • Abbas urges recognition of Palestinian state
    Abbas urges recognition of Palestinian state
    Politics 6h ago

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged world leaders on Tuesday to recognize the Palestinian state, claiming Israel "shut the door" on a two-state solution. Addressing the United Nations Security Council, Abbas condemned the...

  • US yields jump before shorter-term debt auctions
    US yields jump before shorter-term debt auctions
    Markets 6h ago

    United States Treasuries fell on Tuesday, pushing yields higher in a week in which traders are focusing on a substantial offering of government debt. The auctions today are bringing $179 billion in short-term bills and two-year notes. Th...

  • Turkish forces shell pro-Asad militias entering Afrin
    Turkish forces shell pro-Asad militias entering Afrin
    War / Terrorism 7h ago

    Turkish military is shelling the Syrian government forces which entered Afrin earlier on Tuesday, according to Syrian television. There is no official confirmation from neither Syrian nor Turkish side. Meanwhile, Anadolu reported the wit...

  • Trump: Women are taking money for lying about me
    Trump: Women are taking money for lying about me
    Politics 7h ago

    United States President Donald Trump denied on Tuesday the allegations of sexual misconduct claimed by Rachel Crooks. "A woman I don’t know and, to the best of my knowledge, never met, is on the FRONT PAGE of the Fake News Was...

  • Consumer morale in euro area drops in February
    Consumer morale in euro area drops in February
    Economy 7h ago

    The European Commission said on Tuesday that the index of consumer confidence for the Eurozone fell to 0.1 points from 1.4, in a first decline since July.

    The preliminary reading for February comes after the Directorate General f...