FBI Arrests Man Suspected of Plotting Attack on White House with Explosives

Hasher Jallal Taheb , of the Atlanta suburb of Cumming, was arrested in Gwinnett County on Wednesday and appeared briefly in federal court in downtown Atlanta in a case brought by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Byung Pak, the US attorney for ... More..

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China criticises Trudeau comments on death penalty case
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

China criticises Trudeau comments on death penalty case

The court said it found that Schellenberg was involved in an global drug smuggling operation and was recruited to help smuggle more than 222kgs of methamphetamine from a warehouse in Dalian city to Australia. "...More..

The idea that Donald Trump could have worked for Russian Federation is stupid
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

The idea that Donald Trump could have worked for Russian Federation is stupid

Trump on Monday denied media reports at the weekend that the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2017 investigated whether he acted against US interests, and that he had concealed details about his meetings with...More..

Dashcam footage captures toddler flying out of moving vehicle
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Dashcam footage captures toddler flying out of moving vehicle

The video shows the auto turning into the bend and a child, still strapped into its auto seat, falling out as the vehicle drives on into the distance. By then, he said , police were on the scene. This will m...More..

Government's citizenship change to impact on RRC ceremonies
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Government's citizenship change to impact on RRC ceremonies

A recommended dress code will also be introduced for ceremony attendees, to reflect the "significance and formality" of the event, the government said. "If the Federal Government had bothered to consult with us...More..

Iran's Launched Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Iran's Launched Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit

Iran's satellite-delivery rockets use technology "virtually identical" to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, Pompeo said on January 3. "The United States is working with our allies and partners to counter th...More..

Witness Claims El Chapo Paid Mexican Prez $100M
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Witness Claims El Chapo Paid Mexican Prez $100M

Guzman is accused of smuggling more than 155 tons of cocaine into the United States over a period of 25 years. Cifuentes acknowledged that he first spoke with prosecutors about the bribery allegation when he ...More..

US service members killed in Syria blast, military says
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

US service members killed in Syria blast, military says

Last month, Mr Trump made the surprise announcement that he would withdraw all 2,000 USA troops from Syria , concluding that IS had been defeated . Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the USA envoy to the coal...More..

Giant ice disc in ME river attracts attention
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Giant ice disc in ME river attracts attention

An almost-perfect circle of spinning ice has captivated residents in the city of Westbrook, where many are comparing the winter phenomenon to aliens and our celestial lunar neighbour. Officials said the disk ...More..

Turkey says it will not be 'intimidated' by Trump's threats
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Turkey says it will not be 'intimidated' by Trump's threats

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Twitter there was "no difference" between Isil and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia. In Sunday's tweet, Trump al...More..

The rules for Wednesday's no-confidence vote in U.K. Parliament
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The rules for Wednesday's no-confidence vote in U.K. Parliament

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn will open the debate on the motion at 12pm. Theresa May will also participate in the debate and it is expected to last all the way until the vote comes about in the evening. To ...More..

European Union to step up planning for no deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

European Union to step up planning for no deal Brexit

Opposition had focused on the backstop, an insurance policy to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit . Mr Corbyn described the Government's defeat as "catastrophic". At the top of it, the enforcer of the U...More..

Uhuru Says Nairobi Attackers 'eliminated', 14 Victims
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Uhuru Says Nairobi Attackers 'eliminated', 14 Victims

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said 14 people were killed in the terrorist attack at the dusitD2 complex. "The security operation is over and all terrorists eliminated", he said, and thanked the security ag...More..

Burger King Royally Trolls The President. Have It Your Way!
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Burger King Royally Trolls The President. Have It Your Way!

Trump said he paid for their meal of "American fast food" because of the partial government shutdown . There have been plenty of national title-winning teams that didn't get any kind of food while making t...More..

Saudi teen speaks publicly in Toronto after granted asylum in Canada
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Saudi teen speaks publicly in Toronto after granted asylum in Canada

Ms al-Qunun has today spoken of finally being "free" from abuse and oppression by both the Saudi government and her own family, but admitted that her parents announcing they have disowned her had upset her. "...More..

Trump predicts USA will reach trade deal with China
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump predicts USA will reach trade deal with China

Additionally, supplies appear to have cleared more slowly through ports, said Shanghai JC Intelligence's Tu, while domestic demand has also been weak, with soymeal alternatives in the market increasing. China's...More..

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity event
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity event

Ruling authorities also sent a government plane to transport the mayor's wife, who had been traveling, from London back to Gdansk. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. He was attacked i...More..

Active shooter arrested after taking hostages at UPS facility in New Jersey
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Active shooter arrested after taking hostages at UPS facility in New Jersey

The incident was confined to the UPS building, she said. New Jersey's attorney general says the armed man who burst into a UPS facility and took two female workers hostage was shot and killed by police af...More..

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo agree on need for de-escalation in Yemen
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo agree on need for de-escalation in Yemen

Earlier this month, the trial of 11 Saudis suspected of involvement in Khashoggi's murder opened, with the kingdom's public prosecutor saying that the death penalty has been recommended for five of them. Prior...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez giving 'old guard' Democrats a fit: Varney
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez giving 'old guard' Democrats a fit: Varney

During last year's midterm elections, the Democratic representative said she had to wait until her congressional salary came into effect before she could afford an apartment in D.C. She started the fight with...More..

Confirmation Hearing to Probe AG Nominee William Barr's Views on Executive Privilege
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Confirmation Hearing to Probe AG Nominee William Barr's Views on Executive Privilege

I wrote the memo as a former Attorney General who has often weighed in on legal issues of public importance, and I distributed it broadly so that other lawyers would have the benefit of my views. "And, if you...More..

Trump Rips Warren Over ‘Beer Catastrophe’ Video, References Wounded Knee, Little Bighorn
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump Rips Warren Over ‘Beer Catastrophe’ Video, References Wounded Knee, Little Bighorn

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism once again for taunting Democrat Elizabeth Warren over her purported Native American heritage. Some also alleged Trump's tweet was part of a strategy to div...More..

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators

Robert Mueller took over the counterintelligence aspect of the probe when he was appointed as special counsel in the Justice Department's broader investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election - an...More..

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

Qunun arrived in Bangkok on Saturday and was initially denied entry. Riyadh expelled Canada's ambassador previous year and recalled its own top diplomat in Ottawa after Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Fr...More..

President Trump on border wall:
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

President Trump on border wall: "I will never, ever back down"

John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy - and a man carrying a boxed king cake, a local treat. A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Many people want to hear what Trump...More..

WEATHER: Brace yourselves... it's going to get COLD
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

WEATHER: Brace yourselves... it's going to get COLD

On Wednesday temperatures in Sheffield will be a reasonable 10C but on Thursday the mercury will drop to 5C and this will herald the start of a lengthy cold snap as freezing air from the Arctic and Siberia swee...More..

by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Donald Trump's trade war hits Chinese exports

The trade gap widened because China's exports to the US rose 11.3 percent a year ago while imports from the USA rose by a paltry 0.7 percent. That compared with about $275.81-billion in 2017. But the buying f...More..

Venezuelan opposition seeks to depose Maduro in US-backed 'democratic' coup
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Venezuelan opposition seeks to depose Maduro in US-backed 'democratic' coup

Venezuelan opposition seeks to depose Maduro in US-backed "democratic" coup The leader of Venezuela's opposition says he is ready to seize power and is seeking army support to stage a coup against President Ni...More..

Chinese court sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Chinese court sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

On Monday, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, was convicted by the Intermediate People's Court of Dalian of smuggling over 222 kilograms of methamphetamine while serving as a "core member" of an global drug traffic...More..

Greece's PM faces confidence vote after coalition ally quits
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Greece's PM faces confidence vote after coalition ally quits

Macedonia's parliament ratified the deal by passing an amendment to the constitution on Friday, but Macedonia will start using it only after the parliament in Athens also approves the change in a vote expecte...More..