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FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian battleground JD

FIFA Congress: An Israeli-Palestinian battleground JD

By James M. Dorsey Next month’s annual congress of world soccer body FIFA is likely to become the first international forum since US President Donald J. Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy on the occupied West Bank. Israeli efforts to prevent FIFA from debating and possibly censoring it for allowing soccer teams […]

Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra injured when three explosive devices go off near team bus

Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra injured when three explosive devices go off near team bus

washingtonpost. Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra underwent surgery on his right wrist on Tuesday after three explosive devices went off near the team’s bus, sending shards of glass into his arm and hand, the team reported. The bus was on its way to Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park, where the team was set to face AS […]

Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical ‘attack’

Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical ‘attack’

BBC The US has carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. Fifty-nine Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from two US Navy ships in the Mediterranean. Six people were killed, the Syrian army said. It is the first direct US military […]

Scores reported killed in gas attack on Syrian rebel area

Scores reported killed in gas attack on Syrian rebel area

A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. The U.S. government believes the chemical agent sarin was used in the attack, a U.S. government source said, adding it was “almost certainly” […]

North Korea fires missile as US official says ‘clock has now run out’ on Pyongyang

North Korea fires missile as US official says ‘clock has now run out’ on Pyongyang

North Korea fired an apparent ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan, South Korea’s military said early Wednesday. The launch came hours after U.S. President Donald Trump described North Korea’s pursuit of a nuclear arsenal as a “humanity problem” and a senior U.S. official told reporters that the “clock has now run out” on Pyongyang. […]

Secure exit? How will Brexit affect UK security?

Secure exit? How will Brexit affect UK security?

BBC Will Britons be safer, more at risk, or see their security largely unchanged once the UK exits from the European Union? In the historic letter triggering Article 50 published on Wednesday, the Prime Minister Theresa May warned that failure to negotiate an agreement could damage security cooperation and the fight against crime and terrorism. […]

Fox News Poll: Voters trust Trump on economy, Clinton on nukes

Fox News Poll: Voters trust Trump on economy, Clinton on nukes

Foxnews Voters say the top issues facing the country are the economy and terrorism. They think Donald Trump will handle one of them better than Hillary Clinton, while the candidates tie on the other. A new Fox News Poll on the 2016 election finds more voters trust Trump than Clinton on the economy (+5 points). […]

Computer system used by Clinton campaign hacked, FBI investigating

Computer system used by Clinton campaign hacked, FBI investigating

foxnews A computer system used by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was hacked, a spokesman for the Democratic nominee said Friday. Nick Merrill said in a statement that the cyber breach was part of a larger hack attack on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that was made public earlier this week. The violation concerned a DNC […]

Priest murdered during Mass in terror attack on Catholic church in France

Priest murdered during Mass in terror attack on Catholic church in France

foxnews Two knife-wielding attackers who had pledged allegiance to ISIS, shouting “Allahu Akbar,” slit the throat of an 84-year-old priest and critically wounded at least one other person during a Tuesday morning terror attack on a Catholic church near the Normandy city of Rouen, officials said. The terrorists were later shot and killed by police. […]

3 law enforcement officers killed, 3 others injured in Baton Rouge shooting

3 law enforcement officers killed, 3 others injured in Baton Rouge shooting

Fox The Louisiana governor called the shooting of Baton Rouge deputies and officers “an absolutely unspeakable heinous attack” Sunday, as the city mourned the deaths of three officers and prayed for the recovery of one “fighting for his life.” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards described Sunday morning’s deadly ambush on six Baton Rouge officers as […]

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