Around the World
UN Security Council to hold ministerial meeting on NKorea
Japan announced Friday it will host a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Dec. 15 focused on finding peaceful ways to pressure North Korea to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile tests and denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
F-35 stealth fighter jets in S. Korea for joint training
A dozen U.S. F-22 and F-35 stealth fighter jets have arrived in South Korea for a regular joint exercise with South Korean forces, a defense ministry source said Sunday.
Arab League warns Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital
The Arab League chief said on Sunday a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would boost fanaticism and violence, and not serve the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Netanyahu at Saban Forum: Iran, Like Nazi Germany, Has 'Ruthless Commitment to Murdering Jews'
Prime Minister Benjaminm Netanyahu raised concerns over the threat posed against Israel by Iran while addressing the Saban Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. via satellite from his office in Jerusalem.
Syria accuses Israel of strike on army base reportedly used by Iranians near Damascus
The Israeli Air Force struck a military base near Damascus, Syrian state media reported Saturday. The site is believed to have been earmarked for use by Iranian forces in Syria and local militias loyal to them.
Israeli soldier stabbed to death in apparent terror attack
A twenty year-old man was stabbed to death in the southern Israeli city of Arad on Thursday in what police said was an apparent terrorist attack.
Inside the United States
Trump reignites feud with FBI after Flynn’s guilty plea in Russia probe
President Trump is renewing his feud with former FBI Director James B. Comey as House Republicans consider holding his successor, Christopher Wray, in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over records related to the Russia probe that secured its first high-profile conviction Friday.
Republicans push for final version of tax cut bill to meet year-end goal
Congressional Republicans say they are pressing forward after the Senate passed its $1.4 trillion tax cut bill late last week and that its differences with the House version shouldn’t create major roadblocks in the process as they look to send a bill to President Trump’s desk before year’s end.
Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites
The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea’s missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.
Justice Department Releases Over 25 Pages of FBI Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Previously Withheld
Judicial Watch today released 29 pages of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) documents related to the June 27, 2016, tarmac meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton. The documents show that FBI officials were more concerned about leaks than the actual meeting itself. The new documents also show that then-FBI Director Comey seemed to learn of the meeting from news reports.
Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, vows to cooperate in Mueller’s Russia probe
Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to FBI agents, admitting that he lied to investigators when he said he didn’t ask Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. to limit Moscow’s reaction to U.S. sanctions during the presidential transition.
Mueller Removed Top FBI Agent in Russia Probe Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts
Special counsel Robert Mueller this summer removed a top FBI agent from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election after the Justice Department's inspector general began investigating whether the agent sent text messages critical of President Donald Trump, according to a new report.
Born Again Christians Continue Declining, Only Minority Believe They Must Share the Gospel: Survey
The percentage of born again Christians in America continues declining, a major religious survey has found. And only a minority of the faithful believe they have a strong personal responsibility to share the Gospel.