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President Donald Trump told White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore a congressional subpoena on Monday compelling her to appear before them about a government watchdog finding which said she broke the Hatch Act dozens of times, according to Politico. The House Oversight Committee authorized a subpoena for Conway last month after special counsel Henry Kerner said she blatantly violated the law which bars federal employees from engaging in politics during work. “We’re not requiring her to

BEIRUT - Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it's the food he has missed most. "The best breakfast we'll find anywhere is here," said Zeeb as he waited with his children at Beirut airport for a relative flying in to join them from Saudi Arabia. Lebanon is hoping for its best tourist season since 2010, thanks to a rise in European visitors and a return of Saudis, whose government lifted a travel warning this year. Once…

Newly empowered watchdog flexes muscles by issuing hefty penalties for data breaches The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has for the first time used new powers to punish companies that break laws protecting consumers’ data. British Airways and the Marriott hotel chain were the first firms

Zimbabwe's High Court deferred a decision on whether or not to free a pro-democracy activist pastor who was detained during the violent anti-government protests on Friday as Amnesty International released a report condemning the crackdown by Zimbabwean security forces, according to Reuters. Evan Mawarire was arrested last week and previously led a national shutdown against former strongman leader Robert Mugabe in 2016. Mawarire is accused of feeding the unrest so prosecutors argued against a

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Greek leaders in Athens on Friday for the first time since 2014 to discuss economic reforms, according to Reuters. Last week opposition leader opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the visit from the German leader while also taking a jab at the Syriza-led government led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. “I have a good personal relationship with her and hopefully, if that is the will of the Greek people, I look forward to working with her after

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner became the first to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end the government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for funding a southern border wall on Friday, according to Newsweek. The ongoing shutdown entered its 14th day after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted on a plan that would reopen the Department of Homeland Security through early February and the rest of the shuttered federal government through the end of

Trump's response comes after Kim said in his New Year Speech that he wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington