Turkey to launch attack against Kurds in Syria

Pompeo will likely face questions about last month's surprise announcement that US troops would soon leave northeastern Syria, where they help battle remnants of the Islamic State group. Egypt, the source said, had made it clear that this was not s... More..

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Congo says opposition's Tshisekedi wins election
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Congo says opposition's Tshisekedi wins election

The DRC has been in the grip of a two-year-old crisis over the succession of President Joseph Kabila, who said previous year he would step down after almost two decades in power. The delayed results come after ...More..

Man steals roommate's $10 million winning lottery ticket
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Man steals roommate's $10 million winning lottery ticket

Turns out the ticket is worth $10 million. The man, whose identity has not been released, returned home, told his roommates about his lucky strike and went to bed. Unaware the ticket had been reported stolen,...More..

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in China
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in China

The North Korean leader's motorcade was spotted arriving at the Beijing central railway station early on Wednesday afternoon, and Kim's train departed shortly after for the day-long ride back to the border, a...More..

Trump threatens to stop federal aid for California wildfires
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Trump threatens to stop federal aid for California wildfires

California Democrats reacted angrily Wednesday to Trump's decision. The Camp Fire in Butte County was the deadliest and most destructive in California's history, killing 86 people and destroying 13,972 home...More..

Rosenstein plans to leave Justice Dept. shortly after Barr confirmed
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rosenstein plans to leave Justice Dept. shortly after Barr confirmed

Still, Rosenstein's departure is noteworthy given his high-profile role overseeing the Mueller probe and the tenuous relationship he had with Trump, who has repeatedly decried Rosenstein's decision to appoi...More..

Norwegian millionaire's wife likely to have been kidnapped, say police
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Norwegian millionaire's wife likely to have been kidnapped, say police

He said officers had been working on the case for several weeks and have urged the family not to pay the ransom. In addition to investigations by local police, Interpol and Europol are now also looking into t...More..

Venezuela Supreme Court Judge Christian Zerpa Flees To U.S
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Venezuela Supreme Court Judge Christian Zerpa Flees To U.S

Maduro was re-elected on May 20 2018 in a ballot boycotted by the main opposition parties and widely condemned by the worldwide community, including the United States . "I am a dead man". Reacting to media r...More..

German far-right AfD MP badly hurt in Bremen attack
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

German far-right AfD MP badly hurt in Bremen attack

The location of the attack. Speaking from hospital on Tuesday, Mr Magnitz said he had little memory of what happened. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, a centre-left politician who has been a strong critic of ...More..

Surveillance video shows man licking Ring doorbell at Central California home
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Surveillance video shows man licking Ring doorbell at Central California home

That's 180 minutes of straight licking. The couple had been out of town, during the odd incident, but their children were sleep inside the family's home. Arroyo also appeared on camera relieving himself on th...More..

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative

In the Tuesday filing, Manafort's lawyers said the disagreement can be dealt with through the sentencing process, because prosecutors have said they have no plans to file fresh charges. Manafort had told invest...More..

Suspicious packages sent to numerous consulates and embassies
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Suspicious packages sent to numerous consulates and embassies

Authorities did not confirm the specific locations or intended targets of any of the packages, but the Australian federal police confirmed it was investigating and would examine the packages. Addresses for th...More..

Saudi Woman Running Away from Family is Now Under UNHCR Protection
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Saudi Woman Running Away from Family is Now Under UNHCR Protection

But while she was in the air, her influential father had alerted Saudi authorities who in turn pressured Thai authorities at Bangkok airport to seize her passport and deny her access to her connecting flight ...More..

Volunteers help keep Shenandoah Nat'l. Park clean during shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Volunteers help keep Shenandoah Nat'l. Park clean during shutdown

Bhatti told CNN that if the shutdown continues, they will be looking for other national parks to help clear and for more ways they can help community members affected by the shutdown. According to official...More..

Warren Visits Iowa, Says 'I Am Not a Person of Color'
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Warren Visits Iowa, Says 'I Am Not a Person of Color'

That's how we build a movement and change this country". The trip is her first to Iowa since 2014, when she campaigned for former Rep. Bruce Braley in Iowa's Senate race. "I love all three of my brothers". "I...More..

Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya Charged In Money Laundering Case
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya Charged In Money Laundering Case

The 19-page indictment against Veselnitskaya alleges that while representing Prevezon, she submitted "false and deceptive declarations" to a federal judge in New York City. During the court battle, Ms Vesel...More..

Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people between rides
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people between rides

Jason Dalton pleaded guilty to all counts of murder and attempted murder. Police said Dalton committed the shootings between picking up fares as an Uber driver in the southwestern MI city on February 20, 201...More..

USA conducts latest South China Sea sail-by amid trade talks
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

USA conducts latest South China Sea sail-by amid trade talks

The meeting between the US delegation - led by Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish and including officials from the Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy Departments - and the Chinese side ran...More..

BJP allies among NE parties opposing Citizenship Bill
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

BJP allies among NE parties opposing Citizenship Bill

This issue has spiraled out of hand in Northeast India with the ruling BJP losing its ally in Assam and continuous protests across the region. "We have also urged the Bodoland People's Front to come out of th...More..

by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Manchin hits back at Tlaib over Israel bill criticism, alleged slur

The bill also includes military aid to Jordan and Israel , and supports additional sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Four Democrats joined Republicans in supporting the bi...More..

Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from the map in her congressional office
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from the map in her congressional office

Meanwhile, other Republicans engaged in disingenuous pearl-clutching . Tlaib's controversial statement was likely seized upon in part because while it is easy to go after her presentation on social media, th...More..

Woman dies after found trapped in Toronto donation bin
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Woman dies after found trapped in Toronto donation bin

The hatch that keeps the contents of the bin inside can also trap someone leaning into the mechanism to attempt to remove things from the bin. Or they can get them help. One man died in a bin in Ontario last mo...More..

Northern Irish kingmakers: We will not support May’s Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Northern Irish kingmakers: We will not support May’s Brexit deal

He said that among a dozen of topics discussed at Thursday's cabinet meeting, the first of its kind held by the Irish government since the New Year, the real focus was on legislation, medicine and transport to ...More..

Children injured in Beijing primary school attack in China
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Children injured in Beijing primary school attack in China

Three children were reported to be seriously injured but stable. Video has leaked onto Chinese social media of school administrators attempting to explain details of the attack to a group of concerned parents...More..

British warning: UK warns Russia against 'chess games' over alleged spy
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

British warning: UK warns Russia against 'chess games' over alleged spy

It has been reported that Mr Whelan also holds an Irish passport. The lawyer assigned to the prisoner does not speak English and Paul Whelan, who runs security for a MI auto parts firm and who was in Moscow t...More..

Man charged with murder of Texas seven-year-old
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Man charged with murder of Texas seven-year-old

In a statement early Sunday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that 20-year-old Eric Black Jr . was charged with capital murder in Jazmine Barnes's death. Bell, 65, who is black, said she is n...More..

USA says Saudis still lack credible account of Khashoggi murder
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

USA says Saudis still lack credible account of Khashoggi murder

Pompeo's trip. "Despite reports to the contrary, false narratives surrounding the Syria decision, we are not going anywhere", the official said. Bolton was to depart Friday for talks with "Israel and Turkey...More..

Trump to visit US-Mexico border this week amid government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Trump to visit US-Mexico border this week amid government shutdown

Opposition Democrats have refused Trump's demand for wall funding, but offered $1.3 billion in new spending for border security. Bill Shine, the deputy chief of staff for communications, was set to meet with ...More..

USS Cole Bombing Mastermind Killed by US Airstrike in Yemen
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

USS Cole Bombing Mastermind Killed by US Airstrike in Yemen

A United States airstrike in Yemen on January 1 reportedly killed a notorious al-Qaeda operative. The official word from CENTCOM as of Friday afternoon was that "U.S. In 2003, a grand jury indicted Al-Bad...More..

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim to resign, unexpectedly
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim to resign, unexpectedly

Trump has repeatedly voiced disdain for multilateral institutions and questioned United States foreign aid commitments, making it likely his authority to name a new president will be challenged by emerging econ...More..