Tag Archives: Seek

Senators Seek to Punish Saudis Over Khashoggi Murder, Yemen War

Senators Seek to Punish Saudis Over Khashoggi Murder, Yemen WarThe bill would prohibit some arms sales to Saudi Arabia and bar U.S. in-flight refueling of Saudi coalition aircraft involved in the civil war in Yemen. The administration has said it already has halted the refueling.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

The Latest: Harris says the powerful seek to divide America

The Latest: Harris says the powerful seek to divide AmericaOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California and her bid for president (all times local):



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

The Justice Department Says It Will Seek to Extradite China's Huawei CFO From Canada

The Justice Department Says It Will Seek to Extradite China's Huawei CFO From CanadaDespite appeals from Beijing to stand down



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou – Globe and Mail

U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou - Globe and MailDavid MacNaughton, in an interview with the Canadian newspaper published on Monday, said the United States has told Canada it will request Meng’s extradition, but he did not say when the request will be made. The deadline for filing is Jan. 30, or 60 days after Meng was arrested on Dec. 1 in Vancouver.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter as Taliban ups pressure

Families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter as Taliban ups pressureBy Abdul Matin Sahak MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Dozens of families displaced from their homes in the northern province of Sar-e Pul by Taliban pressure have arrived in the provincial capital, as the insurgents have tightened their grip around the city, residents and officials said.     Taliban fighters have been threatening oil fields around the city of Sar-e Pul as they have stepped up operations with the apparent aim of strengthening their position during peace talks with U.S. officials. …



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

House Plans Shutdown Votes as Senators Meet to Seek Compromise

House Plans Shutdown Votes as Senators Meet to Seek CompromiseThe meeting on Monday didn’t appear to produce any conclusion, and President Donald Trump has indicated he wouldn’t sign a stopgap without the funding he’s demanding for a wall on the Mexico border, suggesting there’s no clear resolution in sight. The measures are unlikely to gain GOP support and advance in the Senate because they don’t contain the $ 5.7 billion in wall funding sought by Trump. The funding bills “offer President Trump and Senate Republicans additional options to end the shutdown while allowing time for negotiation on border security and immigration policy,” said Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey, a New York Democrat.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

The Latest: Democrats seek equal airtime after Trump speech

The Latest: Democrats seek equal airtime after Trump speechWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Saudi woman to seek asylum after fleeing family to Thailand

Saudi woman to seek asylum after fleeing family to ThailandAn 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent being expelled by Thai authorities has left the airport after talks with the United Nations refugee agency. Emily Wither reports.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

With US leaving, rival powers seek to move into Syria's east

With US leaving, rival powers seek to move into Syria's eastBEIRUT (AP) — The planned U.S. troop withdrawal opens up a void in the north and east of Syria, and the conflicts and rivalries among all the powers in the Middle East are converging to fill it.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Democrats seek to separate shutdown from border wall standoff, plan to introduce spending bills to reopen government

Democrats seek to separate shutdown from border wall standoff, plan to introduce spending bills to reopen governmentLikely-incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces that House Democrats would look to reopen the government, but only if they didn't have to pay for the wall; Kevin Corke reports from the White House.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines