Trump to press border wall fight in State of the Union speech

The speech will give Trump an opportunity to rally his Republican base, but at the same time, it will reflect a new political reality for the president: it will be his first State of the Union address since the 2018 midterms, which found Democrats ... More..

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Thailand's princess Ubolratana: social media star and anti-drug campaigner
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Thailand's princess Ubolratana: social media star and anti-drug campaigner

The princess is the eldest sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, and has registered for the Thai Raksa Chart party. "The (party) board agrees that the name of Princess Ubolratana, an educated and skilled person...More..

France recalls ambassador to Italy after yellow vest meeting
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

France recalls ambassador to Italy after yellow vest meeting

Paris, anxious about European dependence on Russian energy, said on Thursday -and ahead of a key EU vote- that it wants the bloc's Third Energy Package rules to be applied to the Nord Stream deal. Mr Salvini la...More..

Australia ramps pressure on Thailand to free Bahraini footballer | #AsiaNewsNetwork
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Australia ramps pressure on Thailand to free Bahraini footballer | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Hakeem al-Araibi leaves the criminal court in Bangkok . One of the first people Hakeem spoke to when he came to Australia and when he was arrested in Thailand was Ghassan Khamis, who works for the Gulf Ins...More..

Frozen cat thaws out after getting stuck in snow
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Frozen cat thaws out after getting stuck in snow

Fluffy the cat is doing well after she was found injured and buried in snow in Montana last week. Fluffy's body temperature was so low it did not even register on a thermometer. After several hours, the bel...More..

Khashoggi murder 'perpetrated' by Saudi officials — United Nations rapporteur
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Khashoggi murder 'perpetrated' by Saudi officials — United Nations rapporteur

However, Callamard said Turkish attempts to promptly investigate Khashoggi's killing were thwarted by Saudi Arabia, which provided "woefully inadequate time and access" to the crime scene. Khashoggi who wa...More..

The pinching hand emoji will only be used for small dicks
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

The pinching hand emoji will only be used for small dicks

The update will also give people the ability to select the race and gender for the emojis that have a couple. That means sprites for manual and motorized wheelchairs, people with canes, hearing aids, deaf...More..

Curvy Ugandan women named new tourist attraction
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Curvy Ugandan women named new tourist attraction

While the pageant is scheduled to hold in June, the minister brought a selection of the kind of women, the minister had in mind to the press conference, reports Uganda's Daily Monitor . Only those aged 18 and ...More..

United Kingdom believes photographer held by IS still alive
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

United Kingdom believes photographer held by IS still alive

Security Minister Ben Wallace told journalists that he believed the photographer may have survived, according to a spokesman for the Home Office - which is in charge of law and order. The Free John Cantlie ca...More..

by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Freezing rain and ice pellets made for slippery commute across the GTA

Thursday. Motorists should exercise caution and expect longer travel times. Low minus 13. Wind chill near minus 20. "Sleet and freezing rain changes to rain fairly quickly along the coast, although freezing r...More..

Trump inaugural committee subpoenaed for documents, spokesperson says
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Trump inaugural committee subpoenaed for documents, spokesperson says

This is an image of President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at an Inaugural Ball at Washington, D.C., January 20, 2017. It's unclear from the wide-ranging subpoena what prosecutors think they have, but f...More..

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologizes for calling herself ‘American Indian’ on bar application
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologizes for calling herself ‘American Indian’ on bar application

The news threatens to add more fuel to the already-frequent attacks by Republicans, including President Donald Trump , who have slammed Warren over allegations of claiming Native American ancestry in order...More..

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents has been bound over for trial. He taped Jayme's mouth, hands and ankles before pulling her out of the bathtub and shooting her mother in the h...More..

Five die in car bombing at Mogadishu mall
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Five die in car bombing at Mogadishu mall

Eye witnesses said they saw the dead bodies of four people recovered from the debris of a collapsed building and three others were strewn dead outside after the blast had blown them. Formosa was manager at Boss...More..

by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

NC college student finds man hiding in her closet, wearing her clothes

He goes in the bathroom and looks in the mirror and then is like 'you're really pretty, can I give you a hug?' Maddie told KTLA sister station WGHP in Greensboro. 'But he never touched me'. And the girls re...More..

Leak of Trumps daily schedule prompts White House fury
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Leak of Trumps daily schedule prompts White House fury

Each day's schedule over the last three months placed Mr Trump in the Oval Office between 8:00am and 11:00am, but according to Axios , Mr Trump is nearly never in the Oval Office during those hours. As Axios ...More..

Google Releases Password Checkup Chrome Extension
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Google Releases Password Checkup Chrome Extension

A pop-up alert will appear alerting users if their details are no longer safe and will suggest they change their password. Tech giant Google has rolled out a new Chrome extension called Password Checkup . Fo...More..

Senate bucks Donald Trump, backs U.S
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Senate bucks Donald Trump, backs U.S

That figure includes a large swath of desert around Syria villages IS controls. "The fight against ISIS and violent extremists is not over, and our mission has not changed", Votel said. "They love it", said S...More..

There's A 'Special Place In Hell' For Brexiteers, EU's Donald Tusk Says
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

There's A 'Special Place In Hell' For Brexiteers, EU's Donald Tusk Says

May is signaling she will seek changes to the deal rather than the outright removal of the controversial Irish border provision, which has so alarmed many Brexiters in the U.K. Neither will the deal's "backstop...More..

Pope Francis admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pope Francis admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns

A Vatican spokesman confirmed to CBS News that the order of nuns dissolved under Benedict was the Community of St. Jean in France. The Pope claims that his predecessor had been thwarted in his attempts to...More..

Exploding e-cigarette kills 24-year-old Texas man
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Exploding e-cigarette kills 24-year-old Texas man

The grandmother of William Brown, 24, told WFAA he borrowed her vehicle to run errands and stopped to buy a vape pen. "It just all seems so unreal", she told the news outlet . Florida man Tallmadge D'Elia d...More..

Democratic Response To Trump's 2019 State Of The Union Address
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Democratic Response To Trump's 2019 State Of The Union Address

Their opposition was on vivid display as Democratic congresswomen in the audience formed a sea of white in a nod to early 20th-century suffragettes. "If there is going to be peace and legislation, there can not...More..

European Union countries part of 'a gringo plot' against Venezuela, Maduro claims
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

European Union countries part of 'a gringo plot' against Venezuela, Maduro claims

Several countries, including the United States, Lima Group members (excluding Mexico), Australia, Albania, Georgia and Israel, as well as the Organization of American States, recognized him as president. Most m...More..

Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo

This might seem like slightly weird behaviour, but going through the seal poo allows researchers to get a good look at the diets, health, and likely past whereabouts of the seal that did the business. "It is ve...More..

US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

US Senate Opposes Plans For Abrupt Withdrawal Of Troops

But he added that he and others in the high command knew in general terms of Trump's "desire and intent in the past to depart Iraq , depart Syria". 'It is now time to start coming home and, after many years,...More..

As Trump seeks an exit from Afghanistan, Moscow steps in
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

As Trump seeks an exit from Afghanistan, Moscow steps in

The so-called "intra-Afghan peace meeting " in Russian Federation comes days after the United States reported "significant" progress in ongoing talks with Taliban insurgents, though they also excluded the ...More..

Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest

Following his encounter with Archila, Flake said he would not vote in favor of Kavanaugh's confirmation without an additional FBI investigation into the assault allegations. Following the confrontation, Flake...More..

Does Russia Have a Plan to Solve the North Korea Nuclear Crisis?
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Does Russia Have a Plan to Solve the North Korea Nuclear Crisis?

Its source attributed the compromise to the allies' efforts to focus on diplomacy with North Korea ahead of a second U.S. Interested in South Korea? Trump's special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, ...More..

PM May denies 'shafting' Northern Ireland over Brexit backstop
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

PM May denies 'shafting' Northern Ireland over Brexit backstop

Downing Street said Mrs May had warned the weekly meeting of the Cabinet that the talks with Brussels would not be easy. Bill 2017-2019 empowers the government to fund and negotiate healthcare deals in the ...More..

No-deal Brexit one step closer after UK MPs' trip to Brussels
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

No-deal Brexit one step closer after UK MPs' trip to Brussels

Ministers had offered Nissan 60 million pounds in a bid to attract the investment. Martin O'Sullivan, analyst at Shore Capital Markets, said he expects Brexit will be a "net positive" for the company becaus...More..