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Trump impeachment: Major blow for Democrats in witnesses battle

US Democrats have been dealt a major blow in their efforts to call witnesses at President Trump’s impeachment trial.They needed four Republicans to vote with them to allow witness testimony, but one of the few wavering senators said he would not support the measure. Lamar Alexander said the Democrats had proved Trump acted inappropriately but […]

Trump Moves to Block Visas for Pregnant Women on ‘Birth Tourism’

The State Department on Thursday gave visa officers more power to block pregnant women abroad from visiting the United States and directed them to stop “birth tourism” — trips designed to obtain citizenship for their children. The administration is using the new rule, which takes effect on Friday, to push consular officers abroad to reject […]

Venezuela’s Guaido in Colombia to meet with Pompeo

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido surfaced in Colombia on Sunday to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro entered a challenging new phase. “Already in #Colombia,” the Venezuelan National Assembly leader wrote on Twitter, thanking Colombian President Ivan Duque for his “support for the struggle.” The […]

Us – Iran Feud, What’s in it for Nigeria? – by Koko Nkanor

The world had just rounded up Christmas and New year festivities and were just settling into 2020 when news of the killing of the second in command, an Iranian military major General and commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Qassem Soleimaini. He was killed by an American drone in a targeted air strike […]

‘Iranian hackers’ breach US government website retaliation for airstrike [PHOTOS]

A website operated by the U.S. government has been hacked by a group claiming to represent the government of Iran. The website operated by the little-known Federal Depository Library Program, fdlp.gov, was hacked and defaced on Saturday, and has been taken offline. A message from the hackers left on the website read: ‘in the name of […]

US reveals countries planning attacks on Americans

U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday said there were indications Iran or the forces it backs may be planning additional attacks. “There are some indications out there that they may be planning additional attacks, it`s nothing new, we’ve seen this for two or three months now. “If that happens then we will act and […]