Joe Arpaio Says He’ll Run for U.S. Senate Seat in Arizona
Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake.
Netanyahu’s Son Toured Strip Clubs in Government Armored Car, Report Says
Israeli television broadcast a 2015 recording in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son banters with a son of a shareholder in a gas company that won offshore drilling rights from the government, even asking him for money to pay a stripper.
Jared Kushner Received $30M from an Israeli Firm after Joining White House: Report
Kushner allegedly received the money just before his first trip to Israel with Trump as his adviser in 2017.
Russia alleges Syrian air base was hit by swarm of drones in first-of-its-kind attack by militants
The Russian ministry of defence has said that a swarm of coordinated drones attacked their Khmeimim Air Base in Syria during the night between 5 and 6 January. This follows an attack on the base on New Year's Eve that left two dead and an aircraft damaged.
Classified Military Satellite Goes Missing After SpaceX Launch
A military satellite launched by Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. appears to have crashed into the sea after a malfunction while being boosted into orbit, a potential setback for the billionaire’s rocket program.
Theresa May’s Cabinet Reboot Descends Into Chaos
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempt to give her government a 2018 reboot was marred by a chaotic cabinet reshuffle as senior ministers refused to follow her orders. It’s a development that bodes ill for her ability to successfully navigate the next, even trickier stage of Brexit talks.
Koreas agree military talks to defuse border tension
North and South Korea have agreed to hold military talks to defuse border tension, after their first high-level meeting in two years.
FBI chief calls unbreakable encryption 'urgent public safety issue'
The inability of law enforcement authorities to access data from electronic devices due to powerful encryption is an “urgent public safety issue,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday as he sought to renew a contentious debate over privacy and security.
Branson’s health service avoids UK corporation tax while racking up millions in NHS profit
Richard Branson’s Virgin Care Services has failed to pay any corporation tax in the UK, despite the private health service racking up over £15 million in profit from NHS contracts over the past two years.
15,000 German Metalworkers Start Mass Strikes
IG Metall has not organized a nationwide, open-ended strike in Germany since 2003.
Alabama sheriffs accused of profiting from jail food funds
Civil rights groups have sued dozens of Alabama sheriffs, seeking public records over allegations they served inmates inadequate or unhealthy meals and profited from jailhouse food programs.