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Putin retaliates,says US to ‘sack’ 755 of diplomatic staff working in Russia

-Anietie Udobit,agency reports   Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days after the U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia, AP reports. In response, the U.S. State Department deemed it "a

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White House Communication Boss Scaramucci’s wife reportedly filed for divorce because of her dislike of Trump

-Anietie Udobit,agency reports   The New York Post reported Friday that incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's wife filed for divorce because of his political ambitions. Citing "multiple sources," The Post's Page Six reported that Scaramucci's wife, Deidre Ball, filed for divorce after three years of marriage because of Scaramucci's efforts to

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Prisoners in Jamaica to start having sex in jail, Security Minister says

-Anietie Udobit,Agency reports   The Minister of National Security in Jamaica, Robert Montague, has announced that prisoners in the country are to be allowed conjugal visits. According to The Observer newspaper, the Minister, who caused uproar on social media after his announcement, made this known while addressing participants at a Diaspora Conference in

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U.S. Navy Fleet Commander Swift says he would launch nuclear missile at China if Trump orders

-Anietie Udobit, Agency reports   Prominent veterans, including Vietnam War veteran John McCain, have criticized President Donald Trump in the wake of his decision to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. But the head of the largest fleet in the U.S. Navy, Admiral Scott Swift, was quick to swear his

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Breaking: Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos is now World richest man, Overtakes Bill Gates, net worth $90.6b

-Anietie Udobit,Agency reports   Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever. When markets opened on Thursday, Bezos had a net worth of $90.6 billion, putting him $500 million ahead of Microsoft founder

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Russia warns US against talk of further sanctions, calls it ‘counterproductive’

-Anietie Udobit,Agency reports   Russia has warned that talks aimed at imposing further US sanctions on Moscow will prove "counterproductive" and "harmful." Speaking Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said plans for fresh sanctions would prove detrimental not just to the US and Russia, but other countries too. Peskov's comments come two days after both

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Trump saddened, says Republicans should ‘protect their president’

-Anietie Udobit,Agency reports   President Trump followed up Saturday’s Twitter tirade with a pair of tweets on Sunday saying that it is “very sad” Republicans are doing “very little to protect” him — and admitted that the investigation into his campaign’s possible contacts with Russia, while “phony,” is “taking hold.”     As the

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