March 18, 2018

US claims Washington assassination terror plot foiled

The US says it has broken up a major terror plot in which agents linked to Iran sought to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington. Two men originally from Iran - one a naturalised US citizen - have been charged with counts of conspiracy, Attorney General Eric Holder said. The plot was … [Read more...]

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn fuel relationship rumours

Hollywood stars Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn were openly holding hands and walking together at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, DC, yesterday. A representative for Johansson brushed off the speculation about Penn and Johansson insisting, "Scarlett and Sean are … [Read more...]

US air traffic control chief resigns

Hank Krakowski, the chief of the US air traffic control agency has resigned after a string of incidents where air traffic controllers have been asleep on duty. Randy Babbitt, chief of the Federal Aviation Administration, said he had accepted Hank Krakowski's resignation. On Thursday, Mr … [Read more...]

Obama defends US involvement in Libya

Libya is President Barack Obama's first war he can call his own. Understandably he is a bit sensitive about it. Defending US involvement in the United Nations backed military intervention, President Obama said "countless lives" have been saved that were threatened by the forces of the "tyrant" … [Read more...]