Britney Spears Is Sending Mad Love To US Olympians

Britney Spears Is Sending Mad Love To US Olympians

Britney Spears is spreading the love! The singer is a big fan of Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon and the feeling is more than mutual. The 2018 Winter Olympics are currently in full force in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Olympic athletes do a…

US sanctions Iran currency network used to fund military

US sanctions Iran currency network used to fund military

Washington: The US Treasury has imposed sanctions against six individuals and three companies it says has funnelled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Qods Force, just days after President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal….

Weinstein Company owes us millions, claim Hollywood stars

Weinstein Company owes us millions, claim Hollywood stars

The great and the good of Hollywood have filed objections against the sale of the Weinstein Company, claiming the bankrupt studio owes them money. Stars including Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Quentin Tarantino and Jennifer Lawrence have filed documents regarding outstanding…

China media say Taiwan has sour grapes as another ally goes

China media say Taiwan has sour grapes as another ally goes

BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan has a case of sour grapes, Chinese state media said on Wednesday, after the self-ruled island accused China of using a $3-billion aid pledge to persuade the Dominican Republic to switch long-standing diplomatic ties to Beijing. A police…

Armenia protest leader: ‘We will not give up’

Armenia protest leader: ‘We will not give up’

YEREVAN (Reuters) – Nikol Pashinyan, leader of an Armenian protest movement locked in a standoff with the ruling elite, told Reuters on Wednesday he and his supporters would not give up, and would continue their campaign of civil disobedience. “My only power…

Armenia protesters block routes to capital, road to airport

Armenia protesters block routes to capital, road to airport

YEREVAN (Reuters) – Protesters in Armenia on Wednesday blocked some routes into the capital, Yerevan, and a road to the airport, after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience. The ruling Republican Party thwarted Pashinyan’s bid to…

Hundreds gather near U.N. headquarters in Bangkok to protest…

Hundreds gather near U.N. headquarters in Bangkok to protest…

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Hundreds gathered outside the United Nations’ regional headquarters in Bangkok and two other locations on Wednesday to urge Thailand’s military government to end what they say is the intimidation of community activists by authorities. Demonstrators take part in a…

Trickle of ‘caravan’ migrants seek asylum on U.S. soil

Trickle of ‘caravan’ migrants seek asylum on U.S. soil

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – U.S. border officials processed a trickle of asylum applications on Tuesday from a caravan of Central American migrants camped at the U.S.-Mexico border, despite criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of their attempt to enter the country. Border…

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with tighter purse-strings likely to affect Moscow’s military activity ahead, a report by defense think-tank SIPRI showed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Russian military…

South Korea president says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize

South Korea president says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, a South Korean official said on Monday. “President Trump…

Supporters cheer Maltese leader as govt faces pressure after…

Supporters cheer Maltese leader as govt faces pressure after…

VALLETTA (Reuters) – Several thousand people rallied in the Maltese capital Valletta on Tuesday in a show of support for the government, which is facing judicial inquiries into alleged corruption and European Union questions over the rule of law. Maltese Prime Minister…

Trump-Russia probe official: Justice Department will not be…

Trump-Russia probe official: Justice Department will not be…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. official overseeing an investigation of ties between President Donald Trump’s election team and Russia, warned a group of conservative Republicans on Tuesday that his department would not be “extorted” and criticized them for leaking a…