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Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his defense secretary’s opposition to torture would override his own belief that enhanced interrogation “does work,” quietly giving ground after growing public concern about a return to Bush-era use of waterboarding and other …


McCain thinks Trump will face foreign crisis early in presidency

Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain told Republican lawmakers that President Donald Trump is likely to face a foreign policy crisis early in his presidency, and that Congress needs to back up the new commander-in-chief.”I think President Trump will probably be tested by …


Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been charged over corruption allegations.A federal judge approved charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Ms Fernandez.It is alleged that her government steered public contracts to a businessman close to her family.Ms Fernandez …


Putin’s Hit Teams Of “Chechen Killers” Head For Syria

Having recently won the crucial battle for Aleppo, which has changed the layout of the ongoing Syrian proxy war between the Assad regime (with the Kremlin’s backing), and “rebel” forces including various Al-Qaeda elements (supported by the US-led alliance), hardly content with …


Daughter: Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Hollywood royalty who played Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” and turned her experiences with addiction and mental illness into bestselling books, a hit film and popular stage performances, died Tuesday after …

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