Saturday, December 15, 2018

Facebook, Twitter ‘too slow’ to tackle meddling

Facebook and Twitter have said that they took too long to tackle foreign campaigns to meddle in US elections. Responding to lawmakers, Facebook's chief operating...

Ayanna Pressley: African-American woman wins Massachusetts primary

Ayanna Pressley is set to become the first African-American woman elected to the US Congress in Massachusetts, following a primary upset. The 44-year-old Boston city...

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike, US says

The head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed Orakzai, also known as Sad Arhabi, and 10 other ISIS fighters were killed Saturday night in...

US ex-security chiefs back John Brennan in Donald Trump war on...

A dozen former US intelligence leaders have backed ex-CIA chief John Brennan after his security clearance was revoked by President Donald Trump. The former CIA...

China ‘training for strikes’ on US targets

China's military "is likely training for strikes" against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says...

China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft

China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft, a big step forward in aerospace technology that could intensify pressure on the US...

Saudi Arabia state airline cancels flights to Canada amid growing dispute

Saudi Arabia's state airline will suspend all flights to and from Toronto starting next week, amid a intensifying diplomatic row between the two countries...

Venezuela’s Maduro after alleged attack: ‘I’m alive and victorious’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro emerged on his country's national TV hours after an alleged attack against him on Saturday and pointed blame at far-right...

Former rebels take seats in Colombia congress

Former rebels take seats in Colombia congress The ex-combatants were sworn in on Friday. Former members of the demobilised Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia arrive at...

FF backing changes to Fair Deal – but still has reservations

FF backing changes to Fair Deal - but still has reservations Mary Butler has queried the ‘close relative’ stipulation Fianna Fáil will help the Government get...

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