JERUSALEM | Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

JERUSALEM —Jan 21, 2019— Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country. For years, Israel has remained largely silent about its attacks against Iran and its Shiite … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

PARIS | French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS —Jan 21, 2019— French President Emmanuel Macron hosted 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday in hopes of producing support for his agenda as yellow vest protesters keep up their demonstrations to his government’s economic policies. The CEOs or top executives of Microsoft, Uber, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola … Continue reading PARIS | French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 21, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke on the phone today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. They discussed ongoing U.S.-Turkish engagement as part of the deliberate and coordinated withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria. Secretary Pompeo reiterated the commitment of the United … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

MOSCOW | Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea

MOSCOW —Jan 21, 2019—Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing. The Federal Agency for the Sea and River Transport said the fire erupted while fuel was being pumped from one tanker to another. The blaze spread from … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea

BERLIN | The Latest: Italy deputy PM downplays France migrant remarks

BERLIN —Jan 21, 2019—The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Italian Deputy Premier Luigi Di Maio has brushed off tensions with France over remarks about Europe’s migrant crisis. Di Maio said Sunday that France is leading colonial-style policies in Africa that are “impoverishing” Africans and driving them to Europe’s shores. France’s … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Italy deputy PM downplays France migrant remarks

Business News: Raytheon Company Wins $24 Million Delivery Order for Repair of Radar Systems on F/A-18 Aircraft

WALTHAM, MA – Jan. 21, 2019 – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded the following contract as announced by the Department of Defense on December 20, 2018. Raytheon Co. is awarded $24,361,606 for ceiling-priced delivery order N00383-19-F-N700 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-18-G-N801) for the repair of the APG 65/73 radar systems in support … Continue reading Business News: Raytheon Company Wins $24 Million Delivery Order for Repair of Radar Systems on F/A-18 Aircraft

PARIS | Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

PARIS—Jan 21, 2019— Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a ludic couture show held Monday in Paris, where models inside a circus-style tent walked through a human arch made of moving acrobats. The theme seemed to well serve designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has struggled to fly in recent seasons. … Continue reading PARIS | Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture