‘Yellow vest’ demonstrates against fuel tax hike in Paris

Thousands of demonstrators in the French capital paid tribute to the yellow vests who have been injured during clashes with police in an effort to unite the movement despite growing divisions. They contrasted the speed of the rulings against their ... More..

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Pope Francis holds open-air Mass in Abu Dhabi - thousands attend
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Pope Francis holds open-air Mass in Abu Dhabi - thousands attend

About 135,000 worshippers gathered in Zayed Sports City stadium in Abu Dhabi , the capital of the United Arab Emirates , to see the pope , who is in the Gulf Arab country to promote inter-faith dialogue. Mea...More..

Iraqi President Says Trump Didn't Ask for Permission to 'Watch Iran'
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Iraqi President Says Trump Didn't Ask for Permission to 'Watch Iran'

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Senate on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve a symbolic resolution urging President Donald Trump not to proceed with plans for a hasty withdrawal of U.S. According to the Pentag...More..

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Environment Canada has issued the statement in anticipation of freezing rain Tuesday overnight into Wednesday morning. Still, the National Wea...More..

Governor clings on in furore over blackface college photo
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Governor clings on in furore over blackface college photo

MCCAMMON: This is a place where Northam would normally find allies. Northam oversaw a regularly scheduled Cabinet meeting Monday morning that a source inside the meeting described as "solemn". trying to make ...More..

UN Security Council To Meet On Venezuela Political Crisis
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

UN Security Council To Meet On Venezuela Political Crisis

No more delays, no more games. "Either you stand with the forces of freedom, or you're in league with Maduro and his mayhem", Pompeo told the UN Security Council on Saturday during an emergency session called...More..

Javid orders extradition of Vijay Mallya over fraud charges
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Javid orders extradition of Vijay Mallya over fraud charges

The signing of the order on February 3 came just a few days shy of the two-month window from the date of judgement - December 10, 2018 - within which a decision had to be made. Mallya said he intends to appea...More..

Russia to also pull plug on N-arms treaty
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Russia to also pull plug on N-arms treaty

The Trump administration's decision to put in limbo one of the last major nuclear arms control treaties with Russian Federation has rung alarm bells, with the possibility that the move could set off a new arms ...More..

Tehran to make 'strategic leap' if Europe tries to limit missile power
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Tehran to make 'strategic leap' if Europe tries to limit missile power

Iran claimed to have successfully tested a new cruise missile with a range of 800 miles on February 3, days after President Donald Trump warned about the threat emanating from the Islamic regime. The Defense...More..

Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Federal Prosecutors Reportedly Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee

In April raids of Mr. Cohen's home, office and hotel room, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents obtained a recorded conversation between Mr. Cohen and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Tr...More..

China is Preparing to Meet the New Year
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

China is Preparing to Meet the New Year

The event is set to end on February 18 across all platforms. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, California Senator Scott Wiener and other city officials walked in front of the procession, waving to Chinatown r...More..

After months of testimony, jury deliberates in ‘El Chapo’ drug-smuggling trial
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

After months of testimony, jury deliberates in ‘El Chapo’ drug-smuggling trial

Prosecutors said he trafficked tonnes of cocaine, heroin, cannabis and methamphetamine into the United States over more than two decades, consolidating his power in Mexico through murders and wars with rival c...More..

Was LeBron James openly hoping for a trade during the Super Bowl?
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Was LeBron James openly hoping for a trade during the Super Bowl?

In a game that was the polar opposite of Super Bowl LII, the Patriots prevailed 13-3 over the Los Angeles Rams in a defensive battle that saw the teams knotted at three points apiece in the fourth quarter. 12...More..

White House: Leaks of Donald Trump's Schedules 'Disgraceful Breach of Trust'
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

White House: Leaks of Donald Trump's Schedules 'Disgraceful Breach of Trust'

We learned that Trump is an early riser-he usually wakes up no later than 6 a.m. -and he blocks off many hours, including the first three hours of his workday, for what the White House calls "executive time". T...More..

European Union powers recognize Guaido as Venezuelan leader, demand free and fair elections
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

European Union powers recognize Guaido as Venezuelan leader, demand free and fair elections

The countries urged Guaido, 35, who leads the National Assembly, to hold free and fair elections as soon as possible. "The oppression of the illegitimate, kleptocratic Maduro regime must end", he said. banks...More..

An NYC federal jail doesn’t have heat or electricity, prompting protests
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

An NYC federal jail doesn’t have heat or electricity, prompting protests

Family members have not been allowed visits in over a week and the center refuses to let the media in to witness living conditions. The Bureau of Prisons acknowledged in an emailed statement Saturday the ja...More..

Queen will be evacuated if Brexit goes sour
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Queen will be evacuated if Brexit goes sour

An unnamed source from the government's Cabinet Office told The Sunday Times the "emergency evacuation plans have been existence since the Cold War". However, Mr Baker, a leading figure in the anti-EU Europ...More..

Israel announces construction of new barrier along Gaza border
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Israel announces construction of new barrier along Gaza border

Netanyahu gave no further details but a defence ministry statement said that work on the structure began Thursday. They had penetrated into Israel from the Gaza border. The undercover Israeli unit managed to le...More..

Trump mulls leaving intelligence in Afghanistan after withdrawal of troops
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Trump mulls leaving intelligence in Afghanistan after withdrawal of troops

President Trump is standing by his plans to reduce the USA military footprint in the Middle East, but he said he intends to maintain a presence in Iraq to keep tabs on Rival Iran. Every single one of them was...More..

Thailand to Detain Bahraini Soccer Player Until April in Extradition Case
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Thailand to Detain Bahraini Soccer Player Until April in Extradition Case

All of Australia is with you. A former Bahraini national footballer will appear in court in Bangkok today in the latest test of attempts by Gulf countries to use Interpol "red notices" against political opp...More..

Iranian Defense Minister Claims Tehran Tested a New Long-Range Ballistic Missile
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Iranian Defense Minister Claims Tehran Tested a New Long-Range Ballistic Missile

Defence Minister Amir Hatami said the Hoveizeh cruise missile had successfully hit its targets, calling it the "long arm of the Islamic Republic of Iran". There was no independent confirmation of Tehran's c...More..

Not All Huawei's Materials Come From China, Company Says
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Not All Huawei's Materials Come From China, Company Says

Meng also acts as deputy chairwoman of the company's board. The visit was the first since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada's ambassador to Beijing a week ago for remarks he made about the case of ...More..

Outrage After Maduro Troops Intimidate Guaido at His Home
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Outrage After Maduro Troops Intimidate Guaido at His Home

The U.S. government has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. The regional bloc has not yet defined its position on the crisis amid differing opinions among members, tho...More..

Oceania / Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Oceania / Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

Up to 500 homes have been flooded and the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warned of more rain and possible tornadoes forming, local media reported. "Normally a monsoonal burst might last a few days, but this on...More..

Plane crash in Yorba Linda, California sparks fears of multiple casualties
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Plane crash in Yorba Linda, California sparks fears of multiple casualties

The Federal Aviation Administration said the twin-engine Cessna 414A crashed in Yorba Linda shortly after taking off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport Sunday afternoon. Pictures tweeted by the fire authority...More..

MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

MMA fighter wanted on murder charges escapes

She said murder warrants were issued on Sunday (Monday NZT) for Marks in last month's killings of an ex-girlfriend, Jenna Scott, and a friend of hers, Michael Swearingin, who disappeared on January 4 and were f...More..

Riverside police to conduct special patrols Super Bowl weekend
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Riverside police to conduct special patrols Super Bowl weekend

The public is encouraged to use #677 to report impaired drivers and drug activity. Riverside police have announced that they'll be conducting special traffic enforcement patrols on Super Bowl weekend, Febru...More..

Iran warns Europe not to force 'strategic leap' on missile range
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Iran warns Europe not to force 'strategic leap' on missile range

Iran's space program has also come under Western criticism, with Washington charging that an abortive satellite launch in mid-January was cover for a bid at an intercontinental ballistic missile capability. In ...More..

Mystery of Trump Jr.’s blocked calls has been solved
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Mystery of Trump Jr.’s blocked calls has been solved

Agalarov kickstarted the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting he asked Rob Goldstone, a British promoter to set the meeting up between Veselnitskaya and Trump affiliates, with Veselnitskaya likely providing "dirt" on ...More..

Nissan to cancel X-Trail production plans in latest auto industry setback
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Nissan to cancel X-Trail production plans in latest auto industry setback

It's also yet another nail in the coffin of Britain's future as a global competitor in pretty much anything once we back out of the European Union in two months' time. SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said the...More..