Trump Blinked. Could A Shutdown Deal Be Next?

Pelosi also said Democrats were not negotiating any counter-offers behind the scenes and that they were continuing to efforts to reopen the government after finding lapsed December 22. Trump can not deliver his annual address from the House chamb... More..

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Kim Jong Un orders preparations for new Trump summit: North Korea
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Kim Jong Un orders preparations for new Trump summit: North Korea

The two sides have given no sign of having narrowed their differences over US demands that North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons program and Pyongyang's demands for a lifting of economic sanctions and a for...More..

Male nurse arrested after woman in 'vegetative state' gives birth
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Male nurse arrested after woman in 'vegetative state' gives birth

The Arizona nurse who was arrested and charged with raping, and perhaps impregnating, a woman in long-term health care did not enter a plea Wednesday. A high-ranking executive in the company said that they ...More..

Trump announces deal to reopen federal government through February 15
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Trump announces deal to reopen federal government through February 15

The next attempt to reach a breakthrough is expected to come from the House, where Democratic leaders are reportedly prepping a bill that would spend $5.2 billion on border security-mostly high-tech options lik...More..

EU lawmakers say Brexit won't pass without backstop
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

EU lawmakers say Brexit won't pass without backstop

Many of those now trying to unpick Brexit voted leave in the referendum, stood on a manifesto to deliver Brexit, voted in favour of Article 50 and agreed to our departure from the European Union on March 29, 20...More..

Missing 3-year-old boy found alive in North Carolina
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Missing 3-year-old boy found alive in North Carolina

He was playing with two other relatives outside his great-grandmother's home in Craven County and didn't come inside when the others did, CNN affiliate WTVD reported . Almost 600 volunteers had participate...More..

Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union

The government has been partially shut down since December 22, in a dispute over Trump's demand that Congress provide $5.7 billion in funding for a wall along the U.S. Democrats have argued that with so man...More..

U.S. has 'no plan' as Syria pullout proceeds: ex-envoy
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

U.S. has 'no plan' as Syria pullout proceeds: ex-envoy

He spoke in an interview with CBS's Face the Nation , after a suicide bomber on Wednesday killed four United States military personnel and 15 others in the northern Syrian town of Manbij. "It is increasing t...More..

Icy conditions predicted as Berkshire hit with Met Office weather warning
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Icy conditions predicted as Berkshire hit with Met Office weather warning

The Met Office has now extended the yellow weather warning for ice until 11am tomorrow, which was initially in place from yesterday until 12pm today. 'So look out for any areas where the surfaces haven't b...More..

3 from Michigan charged with planning to aid ISIS
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

3 from Michigan charged with planning to aid ISIS

Members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Muse Abdikadir Muse at the Gerald R. Ford airport in Grand Rapids on Monday. If convicted, the men could be imprisoned for 20 years. The pair also alle...More..

‘Bikini Climber’ GiGi Wu Dead at 36 After Horrific Fall
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

‘Bikini Climber’ GiGi Wu Dead at 36 After Horrific Fall

Wu would climb to tops of mountainous peaks and document her adventures in an unconventional way: by always appearing in her photos in a bikini. Once asked in an interview by FTV as to why she chose to stri...More..

4 accused of having IEDs to attack Muslims near Binghamton
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

4 accused of having IEDs to attack Muslims near Binghamton

But Monroe County's district attorney, Sandra Doorley, said Tuesday that the USA attorney's office is involved in the investigation and that federal charges were possible. According to court filings, the group ...More..

Syria Threatens to Bomb Ben Gurion Airport
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Syria Threatens to Bomb Ben Gurion Airport

The Israelis responded with a large-scale air attack Monday night against a dozen targets, half of them Iranian Quds Force sites and the other Syrian army air defense batteries. "We understand that the Iranians...More..

Year-old boy mauled by pack of dingoes at Australian tourist spot
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Year-old boy mauled by pack of dingoes at Australian tourist spot

Believed to have been startled, one of the dogs pounced and began biting the boy's legs. The child suffered "severe puncture wounds, bite and teeth marks, to both his legs", the father said, adding, "One ding...More..

Martin Luther King Jr. national park reopens despite gov't shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. national park reopens despite gov't shutdown

Martin Luther King, Jr ., visit the New Jersey Department of State website at https://www.nj.gov/state/mlk.shtml for a statewide list of events. He called the lack of planned celebrations to honor the civil...More..

Supreme court allows Trump trans military ban to be enforced
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Supreme court allows Trump trans military ban to be enforced

It wasn't until after she left the military after five years that Perry began living her true gender identity. There are now some 8,980 active duty transgender troops, according to Department of Defence ...More..

American charged by Russian Federation with espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

American charged by Russian Federation with espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says

Whelan appeared in public at the court for the first time since his arrest on Tuesday for a pre-trial detention hearing. If convicted, Whelan faces up to 20 years in a Russian prison. Moscow has rejected the...More..

France, Germany seek closer bond to tackle European Union crisis
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

France, Germany seek closer bond to tackle European Union crisis

It's almost 60 years since the first Joint Declaration of Franco-German friendship was signed by Konrad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle. The two leaders want the 16-page Aachen Treaty, negotiated over the pa...More..

Family to learn details of student's death
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Family to learn details of student's death

Many carrying flowers and candles later took trams to another vigil at the location near a shopping mall where the body was found on Wednesday morning. He did not apply for bail. Floral tributes continue to b...More..

Winter weather advisory issued for OKC Tuesday evening
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Winter weather advisory issued for OKC Tuesday evening

Cloudy Wednesday night , with lows in the mid 20s (-4 degrees Celsius), which means that any standing water could potentially freeze into ice by Thursday morning . Environment Canada said the extreme cold wo...More..

Report reveals an undeclared North Korean missile base headquarters
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Report reveals an undeclared North Korean missile base headquarters

The Sino-ri site, one of 20 North Korea is suspected of failing to declare, houses medium-range Nodong missiles that could be used in nuclear or conventional attacks on South Korea, Japan and the U.S. Follo...More..

Brexit: Theresa May scraps £65 fee for European Union citizens
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May scraps £65 fee for European Union citizens

The First Minister said she would reveal details of her timetable for a second independence referendum within a "matter of weeks". May strikes any deal that would treat Northern Ireland differently. But that ...More..

Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast

Health Minister Jorge Alcocer said six more bodies were found during a final search of the site in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in addition to 73 previously reported dead. Gertz said investigators were also exam...More..

Ten dead after two ships catch fire in Kerch Strait
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Ten dead after two ships catch fire in Kerch Strait

The flames quickly spread to both ships, setting off an explosion aboard one of them. One of the ships, the Candy, had a 17-member crew, including nine Turkish citizens and eight Indian nationals. Maritime tr...More..

He Jiankui Fired in Wake of CRISPR Babies Investigation
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

He Jiankui Fired in Wake of CRISPR Babies Investigation

The investigation team in Guangdong province tasked with looking into He's claims announced on Monday that the Stanford-trained scientist had deliberately avoided supervision, even forging ethical review pape...More..

United Nations condemns 'vile' killing of eight United Nations peacekeepers in Mali
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

United Nations condemns 'vile' killing of eight United Nations peacekeepers in Mali

President Idriss Deby Itno welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu to the northern African nation on Sunday, with the latter keen to improve ties with nations on the continent. The attack "illustrates...More..

Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Somalia By US Airstrike
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Al-Shabaab Militants Killed In Somalia By US Airstrike

There are no reports of Americans killed or wounded. Al-Shabab via its Shahada news agency asserted that its attack on two Somali army bases killed at least 41 soldiers. The attack is also the first time the ...More..

Taliban kill 'more than 100' in attack on Afghan military base
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Taliban kill 'more than 100' in attack on Afghan military base

Following the blast, two to four gunman stormed into the base and began firing on NDS personnel. The attackers reportedly used US made Humvees captured from Afghan forces to breach the checkpoint. A meeting bet...More..

by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

"Fox & Friends" Implies That Ruth Bader Ginsberg Is Dead: She Is Not

Phil Lord and Chris Miller , who directed the first LEGO Movie and wrote the script for the sequel, released the following amusing statement regarding Ginsburg's casting: "We just were trying to think of pe...More..

Dangerously cold wind chills early
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dangerously cold wind chills early

According to Environment Canada , a period of severely cold wind chills is expected. While overnight lows will be tweaked between now and then, we're confident that they'll range between 15 and 25 degrees be...More..