Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

While vague on details about the case, prosecutors made a point to express concerns about Turkey. In addition to the three requests that had sent to the Turkish Public Prosecutor in October 2018, the Saudi Public Prosecution has sent two more req... More..

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Killed, Many Trapped As Gas Explosion Tears Down Building In Russia
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Killed, Many Trapped As Gas Explosion Tears Down Building In Russia

The explosion tore through the 10-storey building in the industrial town almost 1,700 kilometres (1,050 miles) east of Moscow in the early hours of Monday. Financial assistance was also to be provided to help...More..

Elizabeth Warren makes key 2020 hires ahead of first Iowa trip
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Elizabeth Warren makes key 2020 hires ahead of first Iowa trip

With no accompanying words, Trump tweeted a campaign-style graphic that said "Warren 1/2020th", a play on her 2020 ambitions and the test showing she could have as little as 1/1,024th Native American ancestry...More..

New Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan Calls China His Top Priority
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

New Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan Calls China His Top Priority

The defense official said Shanahan would later Wednesday attend a cabinet meeting with Trump, the president's first of 2019. In that context, Shanahan told the civilian leaders to remember, in his words, " Chin...More..

Trump trashes Mattis after exit: ‘What’s he done for me?’
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Trump trashes Mattis after exit: ‘What’s he done for me?’

As Shanahan sat to Trump's left at a Cabinet meeting at the White House , the president denounced US allies as freeloaders, expressed disgust with USA warfighting strategy in Afghanistan, mused about his own p...More..

North Korea ambassador to Italy 'in hiding' says South
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

North Korea ambassador to Italy 'in hiding' says South

The agency has said it can not confirm reports in the South Korean media that Mr Jo is being protected by the Italian government as he seeks asylum in a western nation, having served his post since September 20...More..

US Senator for FTA with Pakistan for pushing Taliban talks
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

US Senator for FTA with Pakistan for pushing Taliban talks

But India's role has alarmed its arch-rival Pakistan which often accuses India of using Afghanistan's soil to try to "destabilise" Pakistan. Despite the continued US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation p...More..

Trump tells Schumer he can't accept Dems' offer because he'd 'look foolish'
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Trump tells Schumer he can't accept Dems' offer because he'd 'look foolish'

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and top House Republicans Kevin McCarthy , R-Calif., and Steve Scalise, R-La., attended the meeting in the high-security enclave of the White House, which typ...More..

by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

USA fired tear gas into Mexico early on New Year's Day

US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement the gas was not aimed at the migrants climbing the fence, but at people throwing rocks south of the borderline. Several of the migrants said they planned...More..

During Shutdown, National Parks Are Not Doing Well
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

During Shutdown, National Parks Are Not Doing Well

Yosemite National Park announced that it would also be closing several areas because of " human waste issues and a lack of staffing". Other national parks suffering because of the shutdown are Rocky Mounta...More..

Assad regime says YPG terrorists withdraw from Manbij ahead of Turkish op
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Assad regime says YPG terrorists withdraw from Manbij ahead of Turkish op

Shanahan, urged Pentagon employees in a farewell message Monday to remain "undistracted from our sworn mission to support and defend the Constitution". The statement said F-16 fighter jets carried out the raid ...More..

Lara Kollab, Ohio doctor, tweeted she would purposely give Jews 'wrong meds'
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Lara Kollab, Ohio doctor, tweeted she would purposely give Jews 'wrong meds'

Kollab has been posting anti-Semitic missives on social media for years, vowing to "purposely give all the Jews the wrong meds", saying "Allah will kill the Jews" and calling Jewish people "dogs". The stateme...More..

Trump to convene border security briefing in bid to reopen government
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Trump to convene border security briefing in bid to reopen government

Should Nancy Pelosi take over the speakership, as is expected this month, she will have to negotiate with President Donald Trump over a government funding bill. And even if the trade agreement is approved, it...More..

Russian Federation ties most important for worldwide security: Putin tells Trump
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Russian Federation ties most important for worldwide security: Putin tells Trump

In December 2017, Putin said he hoped to "normalize" relations with President Donald Trump but multiple investigations of Moscow's alleged interference in American politics made that impossible. Putin also sent...More..

United Kingdom 'must get its act together over Brexit'
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

United Kingdom 'must get its act together over Brexit'

Attempting to appeal to those within her Conservative Party who have criticized her leadership, and responding to criticism from opponents that Brexit has stalled her domestic agenda, May stressed her desir...More..

WA police called after man shouted 'why don't you die?' at spider
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

WA police called after man shouted 'why don't you die?' at spider

Apologised for inconvenience to police. The tweet was later deleted, though officers confirmed to Guardian Australia the incident had occurred, but that the log was removed because of "some typos in it". WA...More..

Videos show staff dragging, shoving immigrant kids
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Videos show staff dragging, shoving immigrant kids

One video appears to show a person dragging a child into a room and then shoving the child. The statement said that Southwest Key was also engaging with the Child Welfare Consulting Partnership to do an i...More..

Trump Takes A Swipe At Romney After Critical Op-Ed
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Trump Takes A Swipe At Romney After Critical Op-Ed

Romney famously gave a speech early in the 2016 election calling Trump a "fraud" and "phony". Romney will be sworn in as the junior senator from Utah on Thursday. "Jealously is a drink best served warm and Romn...More..

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Vatican spokesman, deputy
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Vatican spokesman, deputy

Burke had been senior communications adviser with the Vatican's Secretariat of State and formerly a correspondent for the Fox News Channel, and for Time Magazine, based in Rome. Paolo Ruffini, head of Vatican...More..

Several killed in rail incident in Denmark
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Several killed in rail incident in Denmark

Tens of thousands of vehicles cross the bridge every day, and the storm had already caused several accidents on the road bridge earlier on Tuesday. The passenger train had departed from the city of Odense, on...More..

China will not 'give up use of military force' over Taiwan
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

China will not 'give up use of military force' over Taiwan

An unfinished task for the ruling party on the mainland, Taiwan's unification has always been the ultimate goal for the Beijing leadership, although President Xi's predecessors, were more interested... "Reunifi...More..

Child hospitalized after falling into rhino exhibit at Florida zoo
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Child hospitalized after falling into rhino exhibit at Florida zoo

The child was "trauma alerted" to a hospital in Orlando after the incident, which took place at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Brevard County Fire Rescue tweeted . He said: "Our number one concern is the safe...More..

Israel protests to Jordan over flag trampling
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Israel protests to Jordan over flag trampling

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates spokesperson, Majed Qatarneh, on Sunday said that the Israeli embassy in Amman contacted the Foreign Ministry and asked for clarification over a photo showing Ministe...More..

Women in India form '620km human chain' in fight for equality
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Women in India form '620km human chain' in fight for equality

Earlier, more than two dozens women made unsuccessful attempts to enter the Lord Ayyappa shrine. In the midst of an ongoing battle over women's right to visit an important Hindu temple, women in the southern ...More..

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he sexually assaulted a maid

It was "deeply disturbing" as Duterte was bragging about touching and attempting to rape a domestic worker when he was young, Jom Salvador, the Secretary-General of Gabriela, a women's group, was quoted as sayi...More..

NK leader talks of denuclearization, economic development in New Year address
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

NK leader talks of denuclearization, economic development in New Year address

However, he said the North will be forced to take a different path if the United States "continues to break its promises and misjudges the patience of our people by unilaterally demanding certain things and p...More..

Judge: Obamacare to Remain in Place During Appeal Process
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Judge: Obamacare to Remain in Place During Appeal Process

O'Connor said "everyday Americans would otherwise face great uncertainty" if he didn't allow the ACA to stand during the appeals process. This rendered the mandate itself unconstitutional and the rest of the ac...More..

Feds Fire Tear Gas at Caravan Migrants During New Year's Border Breach
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Feds Fire Tear Gas at Caravan Migrants During New Year's Border Breach

The new year brought continued tensions along the U.S. -Mexico border as U.S. authorities fired tear gas at migrants from the Central American caravan that has gathered there. Under CBP use of force policy, the...More..

German police: Man intentionally drove into crowd, injured 5
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

German police: Man intentionally drove into crowd, injured 5

One policeman on the case told Bild that the string of attacks resembled "a hunt for people". He then headed toward the city center where he slammed his silver Mercedes into another group, injuring at least f...More..

Trump shirks blame for migrant child deaths in federal custody
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Trump shirks blame for migrant child deaths in federal custody

CBP typically holds children for no more than a few days. Many of them have been on holiday over the Christmas period, but Mr Trump is likely to come under renewed pressure to reach a compromise if the shutdo...More..