Airstrikes, Battles in Yemen’s Capital as Rebel Alliance Unravels

Airstrikes struck Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, overnight and into Monday with witnesses saying the bombings hit Houthi rebel positions. A Saudi-led coalition that has launched airstrikes against the Houthis in Yemen since March 2015 is the only force known to conduct strikes on Sana’a. Robert Mardini, Middle East regional director for …

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Ingraham: Dems Want Illegal Immigration to Change Demographics, Replace White Conservatives

Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Watters World,” Fox News Channel host and conservative radio talker Laura Ingraham offered her theory on why Democrats were unwilling to support a border wall and were for sanctuary city policies, especially in the wake of the verdict from a San Francisco jury that found …

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North Korea says U.S.-South Korea air drills pushing peninsula to brink of nuclear war – National

SEOUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons programme that has raised global tensions. The annual U.S.-South Korean drill, …

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Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar Cancel Chinese Projects, Jolting Belt and Road Plan

BEIJING —  In the short space of just a few weeks, Pakistan, Nepal and Myanmar have confirmed the cancellation three major hydroelectricity projects planned by Chinese companies. The rejection of the three projects, worth nearly $20 billion, comes as a serious jolt to China’s ambitious trade-linking project, the Belt and …

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Blogger Sentence Shows Vietnam Fed up With Criticism over Graft, Inefficiency

TAIPEI —  Vietnam’s 10-year sentence for a blogger who questioned her government’s response to a toxic chemical flap joins a pack of actions that point to growing official impatience with online criticism of graft and perceived inefficiency. A Vietnamese appellate court Thursday upheld the sentence for blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu …

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