Yemen’s Houthis start redeployment in Hodeidah as part of U.N

A source from the government said that the Houthis had turned against the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC), chaired by retired Dutch General, Patrick Cammaert, refuting claims that the militias had started to withdraw from Hodeidah city and ... More..

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Boko Haram attacks Katarko, Baga
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Boko Haram attacks Katarko, Baga

The NAF thereafter sent in an Alpha Jet from the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole to take out the terrorists. Another source said some of the residents who were alerted prior to the attack have fled ...More..

US Geological Survey: Earthquake of 7.2 magnitude strikes southern Philippines
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

US Geological Survey: Earthquake of 7.2 magnitude strikes southern Philippines

The Indonesian government announced on Sunday (October 7) that it will officially conclude the search and rescue operation for quake and tsunami victims on Thursday (October 11). It first measured the magnitude...More..

North Carolina elections board dissolves, fueling uncertainty in disputed House race
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

North Carolina elections board dissolves, fueling uncertainty in disputed House race

After several delays of implementation, the current joint ethics and elections board disbanded at noon on Friday. Just before the deadline for its dissolution, its chairman responded to a certification requ...More..

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

The number of people evacuated after Indonesia's deadly tsunami has almost doubled to some 40,000 while more than 7,000 were injured in the disaster, officials said Friday, as they trimmed the official deat...More..

4 terrorists killed in encounter with forces in J&K's Pulwama dist
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

4 terrorists killed in encounter with forces in J&K's Pulwama dist

Following the gun battle, clashes broke out at the encounter site in which 16 persons were injured, according to media reports . Reports said government forces launched a cordon and search operation duri...More..

Portland hotel fires 2 employees who 'mistreated' black man
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Portland hotel fires 2 employees who 'mistreated' black man

In what seems to be another case of #LivingWhileBlack, Jermaine Massey said he was "treated unfairly" and ultimately removed from the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel after a security guard found his presence off...More..

Turkey Condemns Approval of New Israeli Settlement in West Bank
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Turkey Condemns Approval of New Israeli Settlement in West Bank

The move was "undoubtedly part of the long list of Israeli violations of global law", he said. According to data from the Israeli Interior Ministry, the recognized settlements in the West Bank are at least 13...More..

Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

Incoming speaker Nancy Pelosi has said the chamber "will vote swiftly to reopen government and show that Democrats will govern responsibly in stark contrast to this chaotic White House". The shutdown affect...More..

Trump blames Democrats for migrant child deaths at U.S. border
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Trump blames Democrats for migrant child deaths at U.S. border

As more agencies run out of funding, President Trump is now also threatening to close the border with Mexico if Democrats refuse his demand for money to build a wall along the southern border . The wall, Tru...More..

Channel migrant: 'I'd rather die at sea than go back to Iran'
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Channel migrant: 'I'd rather die at sea than go back to Iran'

This is a effect of European Union regulations which mandate that members typically can not just send illegal arrivals back to the last safe country they came from, but must instead deport them to the very firs...More..

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

The plane landed safely and the injured passenger and crew member were treated and released from a local hospital in Austin, the airline said. "I didn't want to spend three days in the airport, missing out on...More..

Man suspected of killing Newman police officer's booking photo released
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Man suspected of killing Newman police officer's booking photo released

Ronil Singh was shot in the small town of Newman before dawn Wednesday. Perez Arriaga was captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, authorities said. According to authorities, the suspect claim...More..

Cyberattack compromises identities of almost 1,000 North Korean defectors
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Cyberattack compromises identities of almost 1,000 North Korean defectors

This is the largest theft of personal data from North Korean defectors in history, officials said. The hackers' identity and the origin of the cyber attack is not yet known. Apart from 100 North Korean ...More..

‘We are heartbroken’: Boy caught in US Muslim travel ban lawsuit dies
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

‘We are heartbroken’: Boy caught in US Muslim travel ban lawsuit dies

Abdullah Hassan had a genetic brain disorder and died Friday at an Oakland hospital, where he was on life support. He said he was starting to lose hope and had considered taking his son off life support to st...More..

Albertan teacher detained in China released, is back in Canada
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Albertan teacher detained in China released, is back in Canada

At the appeal hearing yesterday, prosecutors said the sentence was too light and improper, arguing that Schellenberg was highly likely to have been part of an worldwide drug-smuggling operation and had played a...More..

Richard Overton, America's Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Richard Overton, America's Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112

Overton, who also was the oldest War War II veteran, had been treated for pnuemonia at a rehabilitation facility. In 2013 he said that he credited God for living so long and didn't take any medicine and enjoy...More..

Michael Cohen's story may get the Hollywood treatment
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Michael Cohen's story may get the Hollywood treatment

Cohen was responding to a report from McClatchy claiming that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been provided with electronic evidence showing that Cohen's cell phone communicated with a tower in Prague ...More..

Before the parliamentary elections: Bangladesh the mobile Internet throttling
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Before the parliamentary elections: Bangladesh the mobile Internet throttling

But in 2014, Zia and the BNP boycotted the polls, leaving more than half of the parliamentary seats uncontested. The head of Bangladesh's Election Commission insisted Friday that the December 30 general elect...More..

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces end of martial law
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces end of martial law

Western governments accused Russia of acting illegally and US President Donald Trump cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires over th...More..

UAE embassy in Damascus to reopen after 6-year
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

UAE embassy in Damascus to reopen after 6-year

All Gulf states had closed their embassies in Damascus after the Syrian crisis erupted in 2011. - On December 22, Syrian intelligence chief Ali Mamluk, a key regime figure, visits Cairo for talks with Egyptia...More..

Gerry Connolly warns 'delusional' Trump's border closure would be a disaster
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Gerry Connolly warns 'delusional' Trump's border closure would be a disaster

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Luís Obrador (AMLO) said Friday that his country is "always seeking a good relationship with the United States". That would "bring our vehicle industry back into the United Sta...More..

UAE to reopen embassy in Syria for first time in seven years
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

UAE to reopen embassy in Syria for first time in seven years

There is a widespread belief, says Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash, that in the near future the "Arab presence" is needed in the Syrian dossier. Bahrain and the UAE closed their embassies in Damascus a...More..

ICE drops off large group of migrants at El Paso bus terminal
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

ICE drops off large group of migrants at El Paso bus terminal

More were expected to be dropped off on Christmas and on the 26th. "We wouldn't do that", Gomez said. Dawn Vigil, a teacher at the University of Texas at El Paso, helped transport migrants from shelters back ...More..

Quake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, small tsunami possible
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Quake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, small tsunami possible

Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the quake doesn't have a potential to cause a tsunami affecting Indonesia. The death toll for the Sunda Strait tsunami a week ago is so far 426, with more than...More..

Nancy Pelosi Endures Partial Government Shutdown at Luxury Resort in Hawaii
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Nancy Pelosi Endures Partial Government Shutdown at Luxury Resort in Hawaii

Trump tweeted Friday that if "Obstructionist Democrats" don't give him the $5 billion he is asking for to build his proposed border wall he will "close the Southern Border entirely". "Remember, the preside...More..

Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested

Gustavo Perez Arriaga is accused of killing 33-year-old Ronil Singh in the town of Newman early on Wednesday. The suspect had fled the scene. The photos, shared by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Departmen...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Michael Cohen's Phone Puts Him In Prague With Russians

Cohen was responding to a Thursday report from McClatchy claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller has been provided with electronic evidence showing that Cohen's cellphone communicated with a tower in ...More..

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli was due to visit the injured tourists in hospital after following up with his ministers on the incident, a government statement said. Egypt has battled Islamic militants for ye...More..

Trump Is Losing the Shutdown Fight in a Rout
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump Is Losing the Shutdown Fight in a Rout

The partial government shutdown is now expected to run into next week, with no votes scheduled to end it. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement that budget negotiators are "still ve...More..