Day: January 10, 2019

'El Chapo' trial: Drug kingpin's 'secretary' testifies against him – Fox News

From Google World News:   NEW YORK CITY – The individual who once served as the “right” and “left-hand” man for notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman started testifying against his “boss” in court Thursday in New York City. Alex Cifuentes comes from a longtime drug-trafficking Colombian family known as

Trump administration should use leverage to rein in Saudi's bin Salman – Washington Examiner

From Google World News:   Candidate Trump was no fan of Saudi Arabia, questioning the American alliance with Riyadh and criticizing Saudi human rights abuses. President Trump has reversed course and swung too far in the opposite direction. It’s time for Congress to help the Trump administration find a happy

(ISC)² Opens Call for Expert Cybersecurity Speakers for 2019 Security Congress

From Security Magazine – Education and Training:   (ISC)² announced a global call for speakers for its ninth annual Security Congress conference this year in Orlando, Fla. from October 28-30, 2019.     The original content can be found here: (ISC)² Opens Call for Expert Cybersecurity Speakers for 2019 Security

Saudi refugee who fled to Thailand claims to have been granted asylum in Australia – Daily Mail

From Google World News:   ‘I’m so happy!’: Saudi refugee who fled to Thailand after shunning Islam says she’s been granted asylum in Australia and will be starting her new life ‘soon’ – but will miss her little sister Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, fled her Saudi Arabian family to Thailand 

Taiwan appoints new premier to boost popularity after election trouncing

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO – Su Tseng-chang of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) gives a speech during a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan May 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yi-Ting Chung/File Picture TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan has appointed Su Tseng-chang as premier, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday, as she

Xi Jinping’s Top Trade Aide to Visit U.S. for Talks This Month, Shutdown Permitting – The Wall Street Journal

From Google World News:   Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Hamburg, Germany, in November 2018. Photo: Christian Charisius/Zuma Press 16 Comments By Lingling Wei Lingling Wei The Wall Street Journal Biography Jan. 10, 2019 10:36 p.m. ET BEIJING—China and the U.S. are moving ahead with plans to hold

Pompeo's Cairo Speech Is Met With Skepticism About Trump Policies – NPR

From Google World News:   Enlarge this image Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the press in the newly inaugurated Cathedral of the Nativity Christ, east of Cairo, on Thursday. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech Thursday at the American University

Canada wants to welcome more than 1 million new immigrants in the next three years – CNN

From Google World News:   The Canadian Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years. That’s nearly one percent of the country’s population each year. Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and projects that number could reach