U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief

(Reuters) – The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its “weakest in history”, a deputy commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying. U.S. President Donald Trump has tightened economic sanctions against Iran, and his administration says it has built up the U.S. military presence in the […]

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Oklahoma Tornado: Two feared dead after El Reno motel is destroyed

At least two people are feared dead after a tornado destroyed a motel and caused other damage in Oklahoma City. The American Budget Value Inn was destroyed by the storm and trailers at a mobile home park adjacent to the motel were also damaged. “We have absolutely experienced a traumatic event,” El Reno Mayor Matt White said. “We’ve had an […]

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Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. Interested in Earthquakes? The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 kilometers (98 miles) east-northeast of the larger town of Yurimaguas. There […]

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Trumpism is taking over the world, and the left is to blame

More than 600 million Indians cast their ballots over the past six weeks in the largest democratic election in the world. Donald Trump won. A week ago, several million Australians went to the polls in another touchstone election. Trump won. Donald Trump finishes speaking to the media before flying to Japan.Credit:Bloomberg Citizens of European Union member states are voting in […]

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Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday. The MI-17 helicopter came down about 55 miles (89 km) north of the town of Jalpan de Sierra in the state of Queretaro, where it had been working to help […]

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Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country’s Supreme Court. The demonstration in Tel Aviv was attended by nearly all opposition parties, a rare show of unity for Israel’s splintered political system. Police did not say how many […]

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