U.S. President Donald Trump authorizes response following Iraqi military camp rocket attack

U.S. President Donald Trump has authorized the U.S. military to respond to Wednesday’s rocket attack by Iran-backed militia in Iraq that killed two American troops and a British service member, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stopped short of blaming… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump authorizes response following Iraqi military camp rocket attack

One British, two U.S. personnel dead following rocket attack on military camp in Iraq

One British and two American personnel were killed and about a dozen people were wounded when 18 small rockets hit Iraq’s Taji military camp north of Baghdad on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The officials, who cautioned the death toll may rise given the severity of some of the injuries, said… Read More One British, two U.S. personnel dead following rocket attack on military camp in Iraq

U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment

U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday to bars the use of U.S. subsidies by carriers to purchase network equipment from Huawei Technologies and other companies deemed a national security threat. The law also requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a program to assist small providers with the costs of removing prohibited… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape after giving a rambling court statement sympathizing with men accused of sexual misconduct during the #MeToo era. The sentence was handed down in Manhattan criminal court by Justice James Burke, with Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno afterward… Read More Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment