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(Feb 09 2019) - Baghdad Post : Police arrest ISIS financier ...
IRAQ -- A security force on Friday arrested a financier of ISIS terrorist group in the West Bank of Mosul, according to security media center. The arrested terrorist had been funding ISIS by smuggling oil & its derivatives, adding that an arrest warrant has been issued against him earlier over terrorism charges.

(Feb 08 2019) - Phnom Phenh Post : Why VN for Trump-Kim meet?
VIETNAM -- Communist-run but with capitalist leanings, and a friend to both the US and North Korea, Vietnam will host the next summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un from February 27-28. Like North Korea, Vietnam was once locked in a bloody and bitter war with the United States.

(Feb 07 2019) - Forney Post : Texas’ Voter Reg' Consistent
TEXAS -- A legal team from Attorney Gen' Ken Paxton’s office vigorously defended Texas’ voter registration procedures during oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. They demonstrated that Texas’ registration process is consistent with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and ...

(Feb 06 2019) - China Post : Moscow faces 300 bomb threats ...
MOSCOW -- Russian news reports say that a flurry of fake bomb calls has prompted the evacuation of tens of thousands. The Interfax news agency said the city’s emergency services received nearly 300 bomb threats Tuesday, resulting in the evacuation of about 50,000 people. The state RIA Novosti news agency said ...

(Feb 05 2019) - Jerusalem Post : Iran vows to 'teach Israel a lesson'
LONDON -- Iran warned Israel on Tuesday of a "firm & appropriate" response if it continued attacking targets in Syria, where Tehran has backed President Assad & his forces in their nearly 8-Year War against rebels & militants. Israel, which views Iran as its biggest security threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian targets

(Feb 04 2019) - Conservative Post : $100 Bln for Slavery Reparations
LOS ANGELES -- Author Marriane Williamson told CNN she wants to give $100 billion for slavery reparations. “We need someone to articulate what’s happening, the deeper levels of moral dysfunction,” Williamson said. “I have had a 35-yr career in naming & transforming those dynamics. That’s my qualification for president”

(Feb 03 2019) - Sunday Post : Scotland’s FBI torched files ...
SCOTLAND -- Two senior police officers who led a crime-fighting force announced their retirement last week as a court judgement revealed mismanagement and cover-up at the elite agency. Police Scotland’s Deputy Chief Constable Johnny Gwynne and Stephen Whitelock, lead investigator at the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary,

(Feb 02 2019) - Palm Beach Post : Trump in Palm Beach ...
FLORIDA -- President Trump ended the longest golf drought of his presidency in legendary fashion on Saturday by playing on his Jupiter course with Jack Nicklaus & Tiger Woods — the two most prolific tournament winners in golf history who rarely play together. Trump, who arrived in Palm Beach on Friday evening ...

(Feb 01 2019) - Nagaland Post : US suspends missile treaty ...
WASH D.C. -- The United States will suspend compliance with the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on Saturday & formally withdraw in 6 months if Moscow does not end its alleged violation of the pact, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. The U.S. would reconsider its withdrawal if ...

(Jan 31 2019) - Bangkok Post : Twitter vague on Thai elections
THAILAND -- Twitter says it is committed to preventing misinformation in elections around the world, but offers sparse details on specific elections like Thailand's. "Twitter deeply respects the integrity of the election process, which is a cornerstone for all democracies," said a Twitter spokesperson.

(Jan 30 2019) - Paradise Post : Solar & wind projects at risk ?
CALIFORNIA -- California has the most far-reaching renewable energy laws in U.S. But with the bankruptcy filing Tues by the state’s biggest electric utility, PG&E, major questions are arising whether California will be able to meet its ambitious targets for solar, wind & other types of green electricity in the years ahead.

(Jan 29 2019) - Kathmandu Post : Industrialists go on warpath ...
NEPAL -- Industrialists in the eastern region upset by high interest rates charged by banks on loans have announced launching a stern protest against the govt & central bank. The protest programme revealed by factory owners based in the Morang Industrial Corridor includes actions ranging from picketing the regional office

(Jan 28 2019) - Post Crescent : Bitterly cold expected in Wisconsin
WISCONSIN -- What's being billed as a once-in-a-generation deep freeze will hit Wisconsin Tuesday night through Friday morning, bringing dangerously low temperatures and wind chills that haven't been seen in a couple of decades. Sure, it gets cold in Wisconsin, but not this cold. Temperatures will plummet ...

(Jan 27 2019) - Gwinnett Daily Post : Starbucks CEO for Pres'
WASH D.C. -- Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said on Sunday he is seriously considering running for president as a "centrist independent" in 2020. "We're living at a most fragile time," Schultz told "60 Minutes" interview. "Not only the fact that this President is not qualified to be the president, but ...

(Jan 26 2019) - Punching Bag Post : Trump opens government ...
U.S.A. -- Trump’s decision to end the shutdown has been greeted by many as a cave ... a surrender ... a capitulation. He seems to have agreed to bring the federal workers back to their jobs - and get them brought up to date in their wages - without funding for the wall. His decision has been greeted ...

(Jan 25 2019) - Post Review : Life Turned Around
MAIN -- Brian Cole is no stranger to bullying. In the town he grew up in, the elementary school and high school were next to each other with a tree line in between. When he was 10 years old a couple of high schoolers who were smoking in the tree line called him over and gave him a cigarette.

(Jan 24 2019) - N.Y. Post : Native American activist has criminal rec'
KENTUCKY -- Native American activist Nathan Phillips, whose confrontation with a Kentucky high student went viral last week, has a criminal record, including assault & escape from prison. The 64-yr-old Omaha Nation elder was captured on video facing off against a group of students from Covington Catholic High ...

(Jan 23 2019) - National Post : Who are the Black Hebrew Israelites?
U.S.A. -- The group of 6 African American men with thick beards & long robes are members of the Black Hebrew Israelites, a group that white supremacists in the U.S. call their “black counterparts”. The SPLC says the black supremacist wing of the group is guilty of racism towards white people, anti-Semitism & homophobia.

(Jan 22 2019) - Post Searchlight : Biodegradable Water Bottles ...
U.S.A. -- Nestlé & Danimer Scientific, a leading developer & manufacturer of biodegradable plastic products, today announced a global partnership to develop biodegradable bottles. Nestlé & Danimer Scientific will collaborate to design & manufacture bio-based resins for Nestlé’s water business using ...

(Jan 21 2019) - Seattle Post : Dem's decry Schultz idea to run ...
SEATTLE -- The possibility that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might launch an independent run for the presidency is not playing well with Dem's in his home state. "I have two words for Howard Schultz on a potential run as an independent: Just. Don't," said Tina Podlodowski, chairwoman of the Washington Democratic Party

(Jan 20 2019) - Maravi Post : DCN Africa condemns killing ...
GHANA -- Digital Communication Network (DCN), a platform of journalists & digital communicators in Africa has condemned the assassination of a Ghanaian investigative journalist, Ahmed Husein & the internet shutdown in Zimbabwe. In a statement released Thursday, DCN says the 2 incidents are human rights violations.

(Jan 19 2019) - Christian Post : Abortion is at 'tipping point' ...
WASH D.C. -- The decadeslong cause to defend the unborn is nearing the "tipping point" in society and in govt, longtime pro-life leaders & legislators say. "For the first time in my adult life I can see the light at the end of the tunnel on the issue of life," said Penny Nance, president of Concerned Women for America,"

(Jan 18 2019) - Threat Post : Critical, Unpatched Cisco Flaw ...
U.S.A. -- A critical & unpatched vulnerability in the widely deployed Cisco Small Business Switch software leaves the door open to remote, unauthenticated attackers gaining full administrative control over the device & therefore the network. Cisco Small Business Switches were developed for small office & home office,

(Jan 17 2019) - Wash Post : Trump Cancels Nancy's Trip
WASH D.C. -- Trump told Pelosi on Thursday that he was postponing an unannounced trip of hers to Afghanistan, Belgium & Egypt - which he called a “7-day excursion” - because of the federal govt shutdown. “In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I'm sure that you'd agree that postponing this ..."

(Jan 16 2019) - Jakarta Post : Total lunar eclipse last until 2022
AMERICA -- People in North & South America, a large part of Europe & Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from Jan 20 to 21, the last one 'til 2022. For those in Europe & Africa, the total eclipse will unfold shortly before sunrise. The full Moon will be in Earth's shadow from 03:34 - 06:51 GMT.

(Jan 15 2019) - Frontier Post : Orders to tackle overpopulation
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday has directed the govt, civil society & religious scholars to play their role in controlling overpopulation. Chief Justice of Pakistan headed an apex court bench & announced its verdict in a suo motu case pertaining to the unchecked population growth in the country.

(Jan 14 2019) - Charlotte Post : Republicans want their own attorney
NORTH CAROLINA -- Lawyers for North Carolina’s top Republican lawmakers want to intervene in a lawsuit against the state’s new voter ID law with their own lawyer. State Senate Leader Phil Berger & House Speaker Tim Moore filed a motion in federal court today to represent the General Assembly in a NAACP lawsuit ...

(Jan 13 2019) - Orissa Post : Minor girl sold in Goa rescued
DHENKANAL -- A minor girl from Dhenkanal, who was allegedly sold off for Rs 50,000 in Goa, was rescued from Colva area of Goa by Gondia police Sunday. The 10-year-old girl, whose father is behind bars on charges of killing her mother was working in a hotel & the owner’s house. She'd allegedly been sold to the hotel owner

(Jan 12 2019) - Saturday Evening Post : Video Killed the Radio
AMERICA -- In the age of streaming, where content is available on every device from thousands of possible sources at every hour of the day, it can be easy to forget about all of the advances that had to be made in order to make video programming viewable by anyone that has access. One of the most important links

(Jan 11 2019) - Patriot Post : Faking Happiness at Facebook
U.S.A. -- Former employees say company maintains a "cult-like" culture that discourages dissenting opinions. Life at Facebook isn’t all sweetness & “likes,” according to recent comments from several former employees. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who’s known for regularly repeating the mantra of people needing ...

(Jan 10 2019) - SCM Post : Consumer confidence remains weak ...
CHINA -- Chinese consumer confidence sat at a low level in the 4th quarter of 2018 & is still well below where it was a year ago due to greater worries about a slowing economy amid the trade war with the U.S., according to a survey compiled by Beijing-based Capital University of Finance & Economics released on Wednesday.

(Jan 09 2019) - Dover Post : Budget, ERA top leg' agenda
DELAWARE -- Delaware’s General Assembly is facing new issues during its 150th session. It’s a busy year for state lawmakers as they are poised to tackle plenty of new legislation & may revive bills that didn’t make it through the last session. They’re also scheduled to vote on an amendment to the state constitution.

(Jan 08 2019) - Activist Post : State Secrets & National Security State
U.S.A. -- Inadvertently released federal documents reveal that U.S. officials have apparently secured a secret indictment against Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks who released secret info about the internal workings of the U.S. national-security establishment. In any nation whose gov't is founded on ...

(Jan 07 2019) - BRICS Post : China-US trade talks begin ...
BEIJING -- Two days of trade talks between China and the US kicked off in Bejing on Monday as both sides sought to narrow the divide following nearly a year of tit-for-tat tariffs threatening both economies. But the talks were quickly overshadowed by events unfolding some 1,800 kilometers in the South China Sea,

(Jan 04 2019) - Kyiv Post : Putin will escalate war in Ukraine ?
UKRAINE -- Since Russia’s naval aggression in the Kerch Strait – when its ships rammed, shelled, and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels on Nov. 25 – Kyiv has warned that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, is preparing to escalate his war against the country. American think tank, the Institute for the Study of War ...

(Jan 03 2019) - Prairie Post : Yellow vest movement garnering steam
CANADA -- While we’re all prepping our New Year’s resolutions, let me make a prediction which has been unfolding for the last month in our beautiful province. The “Yellow Vest Movement” which started this summer in France has not only spread like a wildfire across the pond but has landed in at least 5 Canadian cities.

(Jan 02 2019) - Phnom Penh Post : WTO faces more challenges
GENEVA -- The World Trade Organisation is to celebrate its 24th anniversary this month. There is no better chance than today to assess the performance & outlook of the global organisation. Such an evaluation is timely because the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires in early Dec called for reforms in the WTO and ...

(Jan 01 2019) - Denver Post : Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro assumes office
BRASILIA -- Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil’s president Tuesday, taking the reins of Latin America’s largest & most populous nation with promises to overhaul myriad aspects of daily life & put an end to business-as-usual governing. For the far-right former army captain, the New Year’s Day inauguration was ...


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