[Breaking] North Korea confirms Kim Jong-un's trip to China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The US State Department and White House declined to comment on the Munhwa Ilbo report and the State Department referred queries about Mr Kim's reported China visit ... More..

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Family of 5 from MI killed in head-on crash in Kentucky
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Family of 5 from MI killed in head-on crash in Kentucky

WKYT reports five people inside the SUV died along with the driver of the pickup. The driver of the white pickup was identified as 41-year-old Joey Lee Bailey of Georgetown . "You think to yourself, "What...More..

Democrat-controlled House passes U.S. shutdown bills but impasse remains
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Democrat-controlled House passes U.S. shutdown bills but impasse remains

The briefing happened in less than 10 minutes, after which Trump and White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders left without taking reporters' questions. The California Democrat released the letter just hours ...More..

More Britons want to remain in EU
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

More Britons want to remain in EU

At this moment, she doesn't have the votes in her own party to get the deal approved and would need a significant number of Labor votes to succeed. Tory Dame Caroline Spelman, who organised the MPs' letter wi...More..

Indian court declares tycoon Vijay Mallya economic offender
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Indian court declares tycoon Vijay Mallya economic offender

A special PMLA court declared Mallya a fugitive economic offender, which means his properties can now be confiscated by the government, said an ANI report. Meanwhile, Janata Dal (United) national spok...More..

Egypt Tries to Block ‘60 Minutes’ el-Sisi Interview
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Egypt Tries to Block ‘60 Minutes’ el-Sisi Interview

Pelley, per CBS , asked Sisi about a Human Rights Watch estimate that Egypt is holding 60,000 political prisoners. "That is correct. We have a wide range of cooperation with the Israelis", he responded. Egypt ...More..

National parks forced to close, hazards mount at others amid government shutdown
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

National parks forced to close, hazards mount at others amid government shutdown

He said that on average, six people a week die in the national parks system, with automobile crashes, falls, drowning and suicide the top causes of death. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the chairman-designate of th...More..

Al-Qaeda suspect in USS Cole bombing killed, Trump says
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Al-Qaeda suspect in USS Cole bombing killed, Trump says

Badawi was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2003 and was wanted for his role in the USS Cole attack. Suicide bombers using boats full of explosives attacked the Cole , a guided-missile destroyer, while ...More..

Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’

The palace gave no reason for why the king had only served two years out of his five-year term, but said the resignation would take effect immediately. Furthermore, with the circulating pictures of the wedding...More..

US Security Advisor: US Withdrawal From Syria Conditional
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

US Security Advisor: US Withdrawal From Syria Conditional

Bolton, who's now in Israel , said the United States will finally pull all its troops from Syria once ISIS is rooted out and eliminated, and that Turkey agrees to protect Kurdish troops who fought with A...More..

Senior Trump administration officials poised to get $10000 raises
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Senior Trump administration officials poised to get $10000 raises

The pay raises for cabinet secretaries, deputy secretaries, top administrators and even Vice President Mike Pence are scheduled to go into effect beginning January 5 without legislation to stop them, accordin...More..

Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Thailand
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Saudi woman seeking asylum barricades herself in Thailand

But Rahaf disputed his account, saying that she was in transit to seek asylum in Australia, where she claimed to have a visa, and was accosted by Saudi and Kuwaiti embassy representatives when she deplaned in S...More..

Senator Elizabeth Warren vows to fight hard for working families
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren vows to fight hard for working families

I can't stop him from hurling racial insults. "This is a moment when we should dream big, fight hard and take back our country, thank you", Senator Warren said. "Whatever issue brought you out here tonight", ...More..

Phoenix bring the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Phoenix bring the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "dancing scandal" full circle

Since her shocking primary victory last June, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has not been shy about sharing ideas that some see as radical, from the Green New Deal to, more recently, proposing a 70 percent margi...More..

Brazil's new president doesn't rule out idea of USA base in Brazil
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Brazil's new president doesn't rule out idea of USA base in Brazil

He called Bolsonaro's decision alarming and said it may put the future of the Amazon rain forest in jeopardy. Earlier in December, two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela , a deplo...More..

USA sends troops to Gabon amid election uncertainty in neighbouring Congo
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

USA sends troops to Gabon amid election uncertainty in neighbouring Congo

Mr. Trump's announcement regarding US troops indicates the U.S.is concerned with the safety of American officials and facilities in Congo, not with the electoral situation itself. This could be Congo's first pe...More..

Saudi women to start receiving divorce notice by text message
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Saudi women to start receiving divorce notice by text message

But women are still shackled by a male guardianship system that requires them, according to Human Rights Watch, to receive approval to apply for a passport, travel outside the country, study overseas on a gover...More..

TSA Screeners Are Calling in Sick
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

TSA Screeners Are Calling in Sick

Gregory said that on Thursday, 2.2 million passengers passed through TSA checkpoints and 99.8 percent of them waited less than 30 minutes. The lack of workers led to officers from earlier shifts having to cover...More..

USA team to visit China for trade talks next week
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

USA team to visit China for trade talks next week

As a result, the president initiated tariffs that made certain goods imported from China more expensive to US citizens, damping demand for these products. The ministry said in a statement that vice minister-lev...More..

Al Qaida man suspected of USS Cole attack killed in United States airstrike
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Al Qaida man suspected of USS Cole attack killed in United States airstrike

President Trump in a tweet on Sunday confirmed that the USA military wiped out the terrorist who organized the attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors. The attack killed 17 sailors, wounded more than thre...More..

House Democrats pass funding plan
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

House Democrats pass funding plan

But he appeared in the Rose Garden to frame the upcoming weekend talks as progress, while making clear he would not reopen the government. During her speech, Tlaib , a Democrat, spoke of a conversation she had...More..

PM Imran, President Erdogan discuss issues of mutual interest
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

PM Imran, President Erdogan discuss issues of mutual interest

Moreover, Pakistan has lots of tourist attractions including several of the world's tallest mountains, he said. "India is there, Russian Federation is there, Russian Federation used to be the Soviet Union, Af...More..

Man charged in shooting death of 7-year-old Texas girl
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Man charged in shooting death of 7-year-old Texas girl

Each daughter was in her assigned seat in the family vehicle, with Jazmine sitting behind her mother in the back seat. The alleged shooter is a thin, white man in his 30s or 40s. Her funeral is set for Tuesday....More..

Pelosi offers chilling impression of Trump
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Pelosi offers chilling impression of Trump

Trump, speaking to reporters outside the White House on Sunday, repeated his threat that if he is unhappy with negotiations in a few days, he could declare a national emergency and use the military to const...More..

'May declare a national emergency' to build wall
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

'May declare a national emergency' to build wall

It may be better, ' the president said at the White House before he left for Camp David for a staff retreat. Ongoing negotiations between Democrats and Republicans to reopen the government have stalled over...More..

Orthodox patriarch signs decree on independent Ukraine church
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Orthodox patriarch signs decree on independent Ukraine church

The Ecumenical Patriarch, who is considered "first among equals" in the Orthodox world, said the Ukrainians " have awaited this blessed day for seven entire centuries ". The drive for Ukrainian Orthodox ind...More..

Britons would now vote to stay in EU, want second referendum
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Britons would now vote to stay in EU, want second referendum

The Prime Minister warned critics from both sides of the Brexit divide that they risked damaging the economy and trust in democracy by opposing her plan. "We have got people who are promoting a second referendu...More..

German mass data attack 'known for weeks' by cyber officials
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

German mass data attack 'known for weeks' by cyber officials

The German government warned that some of the leaked documents could have been doctored, and said it's still verifying all the leaked data. "The authorities are working flat out to determine the extent and back...More..

The British army wants to recruit 'snowflakes, binge gamers, phone zombies'
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

The British army wants to recruit 'snowflakes, binge gamers, phone zombies'

The text "Your Army Needs You" then flashes across the screen. The campaign suggested to 16-year-olds that a career in the army would still be open to them if they did not get the grades they hoped for, with cr...More..

Five teenagers dead after fire in 'escape room' in Poland
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Five teenagers dead after fire in 'escape room' in Poland

Monika Kosiec, a police spokesperson in the city of Koszalin, said the girls' bodies were found after firefighters put out a blaze in the room. She added a 25-year-old man had been hospitalised with burns and...More..