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‘Known limitations’ hold Trump back from doing what he’d like to – Putin

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 14:55 The US President Donald Trump would like to change certain things, including relationships between Moscow and Washington, Vladimir Putin said, during his annual Q&A session. However, the Russian President pointed out, “known limitations” obstruct the US leader from doing so. Read more “There are things [Donald Trump] would like to do, but so far ...

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Fishermen insist UK will take back control of its waters after Brexit

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 12:53 Fishery leaders observing the ongoing Brexit talks have warned EU member states against trying to stop the UK taking back control of the industry. They said there were signs that the 27 nations, including some with no fishing interests, were adopting “very entrenched views.” The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) says it is “broadly” satisfied ...

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State Dept walks back Tillerson call for talks with N. Korea

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 22:59 State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert appeared to walk back statements by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling for negotiations with North Korea. Nauert said Pyongyang would have to suspend weapons tests before talks could take place. “We’re ready to talk anytime they’d like to talk,” Tillerson said on Tuesday, during a question-and-answer session at ...

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Russian Olympic Committee to back athletes competing as neutrals in PyeongChang

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has unanimously voted in favor of Russian athletes participating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games under a neutral flag. The decision was announced at a meeting on Tuesday, during which prominent Russian athletes, coaches and ROC members discussed the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) proposal to allow Russians to perform under a ‘no-flag’ status. The IOC ...

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India roars back as one of world's fastest growing economies

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 13:37 Japanese brokerage Nomura projects the Indian economy is on the cusp of a cyclical recovery with 7.5 percent growth rate to be registered in 2018. The country’s GDP bottomed-out in the second quarter of 2017 at 5.7 percent year-on-year, rising to 6.3 percent in the third quarter, according to the brokerage. “We remain bullish ...

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House committee grills FBI director: Did Trump–Russia dossier back a FISA warrant?

FBI Director Christopher Wray has declined to tell the House Judiciary Committee if he was prohibited from sharing documents that would show whether the notorious Steele dossier was used to obtain a FISA warrant to spy on the Trump campaign. Wray was appearing before the the House Judiciary Committee Thursday, after President Donald Trump’s recent tweet that the FBI’s reputation ...

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Here we go again: Boris Johnson wants Britain back in the Middle East to fight terrorism

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 14:25 Boris Johnson has called the war in Iraq a “mistake,” but says that Britain still needs to be bold enough to step back into the Middle East in order to avoid further years of instability and terrorism. Mapping out his post-Brexit foreign policy vision in a speech on Thursday, the foreign secretary warned that ...

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‘Too big to fail’ bank rules targeted, as Senate panel rolls back Dodd–Frank Act

Banks and credit unions may soon be relieved of regulations added after the 2007-2008 financial crisis, as the Senate Banking Committee repealed provisions of the Dodd–Frank Act. The senate panel approved bill S.2155 in a 16-7 vote Tuesday, to raise the threshold at which bank holding companies are considered “too big to fail,” removing the financial stress test and capital-planning ...

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Oath and Mozilla are suing each other after Firefox switches back to Google search

Firefox’s default search engine has become the subject of a hotly contested legal battle, a few weeks after Mozilla announced it would be moving from Yahoo to Google. Yahoo’s new parent Oath filed a complaint against Mozilla in a California court on December 1, alleging a breach of contract. Now Mozilla has filed a counter complaint, stating that the switch ...

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Oath and Mozilla are suing each other after Firefox switches back to Google search

Firefox’s default search engine has become the subject of a hotly contested legal battle, a few weeks after Mozilla announced it would be moving from Yahoo to Google. Yahoo’s new parent Oath filed a complaint against Mozilla in a California court on December 1, alleging a breach of contract. Now Mozilla has filed a counter complaint, stating that the switch ...

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