Day: April 12, 2018

Trump: Meetings Being Set Up With North Korean Leader

Trump: Meetings Being Set Up With North Korean Leader © AP Photo / Evan Vucci, Wong Maye-E, FileAsia & Pacific21:16 12.04.2018(updated 21:17 12.04.2018) Get short URL 0 01 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are being scheduled. “Meetings are being set up right […]

‘Jaw-Jaw Better Than War’: Why US-Led Coalition Shouldn’t Attack Syria

‘Jaw-Jaw Better Than War’: Why US-Led Coalition Shouldn’t Attack Syria © REUTERS / SANA/HandoutOpinion21:18 12.04.2018(updated 22:41 12.04.2018) Get short URLEkaterina Blinova1131 The US-led coalition in Syria is mulling over potential military action against the legitimate Syrian government over the alleged use of chemical arms. Speaking to Sputnik, Canadian historian Michael J. Carley opined that the […]

Lawmakers move to protect special counsel, Russia probe amid Trump criticism

Democrats and several prominent Republicans, amid renewed fears President Donald Trump will remove or fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or special counsel Robert Mueller, have renewed calls for legislation to protect the ongoing investigation into allegations of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation as an interest […]

FedEx to sponsor WGC event in Memphis from next season

The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will change venues and title sponsors next season as it becomes the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational. The tournament has been played at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, since the formation of the World Golf Championships in 1999, with the one exception of 2002 when it was staged at Sahalee in Washington. […]

Afrin Residents Created Interim Council – Reports

Afrin Residents Created Interim Council – Reports © REUTERS / Khalil AshawiNews21:22 12.04.2018(updated 22:01 12.04.2018) Get short URL 0 02 ANKARA (Sputnik) – An interim council consisting of Kurdish, Arab and Turkmen representatives has been established in Syria’s Afrin by local citizens, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported Thursday. The 20-member council, formed by the city’s elders, […]

If Trump/Kim Summit a Success, US Could Open Embassy in Pyongyang

If Trump/Kim Summit a Success, US Could Open Embassy in Pyongyang © Sputnik / Maria FrolovaAsia & Pacific22:06 12.04.2018(updated 22:07 12.04.2018) Get short URL113 The administration of US President Donald Trump is working out the terms of an agreement with North Korean officials that would improve political and economic relations between the two adversaries. Details […]

Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country

Two western senators are proposing to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has allowed public schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as one way to close the digital divide that persists across American Indian communities and other rural areas. Librarians, policymakers and other experts gathered […]

Apple becomes latest company to go 100 percent green

Apple’s spaceship-like headquarters in Cupertino, California, is adorned in solar panels, a testament to the company’s pledge to power its facility with 100 percent renewable energy. “We’re committed to leaving the world better than we found it. After years of hard work we’re proud to have reached this significant milestone,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, […]