Day: May 15, 2019

Philadelphia Muslim leaders apologize for video of children speaking of beheadings – Washington Times

From Google World News:   Declaring “the mistake is ours to own,” Muslim leaders in Philadelphia apologized Wednesday for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. The Muslim American Society’s Philadelphia chapter

Pentagon asked for funds to reimburse Taliban expenses: report | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   Earlier this year, the Pentagon reportedly asked Congress for funding to reimburse the Taliban for transportation and other expenses the group incurs by attending peace negotiations.  “The Defense Department requested fiscal 2020 funding to support certain reconciliation activities, including logistic support for members of the Taliban

U.S. officials say new North Korean missile appears aimed at evading U.S. defenses – Los Angeles Times

From Google World News:   “I don’t think the Russian government would sell this to North Korea, but it’s possible they used illicit trade networks, maybe using a third party,” said Michael Elleman, a former weapons scientist now at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a London-based think tank. “It’s

Grassley talks up chances for Trump USMCA after news of possible tariffs deal – Washington Examiner

From Google World News:   Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that President Trump appeared to have made serious progress towards removing one of the key obstacles to passage for his U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement on trade in nearing a deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs. “Good mtg