Unions say TSA workers can't afford to man checkpoints without a paycheck

Alleging "fake news" had "grossly misrepresented" the figures related to the air travel industry, Tyler Q. Houlton denied that it was creating a vulnerability and less workers strive to do more than usual. The official said some union members can not... More..

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Pentagon: Airstrike may have killed USS Cole bombing suspect
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Pentagon: Airstrike may have killed USS Cole bombing suspect

Dozens more sailors were wounded. Badawi was killed in the strike, according to U.S. and Arab media reports. The spokesman, Navy Capt. William Urban at U.S. There is a five-million dollar reward for inf...More..

Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defence secretary, reports NYT
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defence secretary, reports NYT

I hope he does well. New acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says China will remain the US military's top priority . Shanahan must oversee the pace at which the USA pulls some 2,200 troops ou...More..

Brexit: What is the meaningful vote and how does it work?
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Brexit: What is the meaningful vote and how does it work?

The move is meant to help limit the scale of opposition to the vote while buying time as negotiations continue with European Union leaders. Asked if she would lead the country into a no-deal Brexit , she rep...More..

Pelosi elected Speaker as Democrats take control of House of Representatives
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Pelosi elected Speaker as Democrats take control of House of Representatives

Does anybody have any doubt? This detailed plan was influenced by the "first 100 days" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency - a term he coined - in which he pushed 15 major laws through Congress. "Thos...More..

Data of German politicians and public figures leaked online
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Data of German politicians and public figures leaked online

Fietz told reporters that "it appears, at first sight, that no sensitive information and data are included in what was published, including regarding the chancellor". She said the government was not yet certa...More..

Pakistan's Imran Khan Meets with Turkey's Erdogan
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Pakistan's Imran Khan Meets with Turkey's Erdogan

But the president did write to the Pakistan PM recently seeking more cooperation on Afghanistan, and the letter has been generally received well in Islamabad , as a sign of softening on the U.S. Just a month...More..

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' killing was a hail of glass, bullets
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' killing was a hail of glass, bullets

Sources are saying a shooting suspect is in custody for the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes . Jazmine died after investigators say someone in a red, four-door pickup truck pulled alongside her ...More..

Ukraine Orthodox church gains independence from Russian Federation
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Ukraine Orthodox church gains independence from Russian Federation

The Russian church, which now has about 150 million Orthodox Christians under its authority, could lose a fifth of its members. The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople has signed a decree of independence...More..

Five teens die in 'escape room' fire during birthday celebration
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Five teens die in 'escape room' fire during birthday celebration

It involves players being locked inside a room our building and being set a time frame to figure out puzzles in order to escape. Police and fire brigade officers in Oswiecim, Poland , Friday, Febuary 10, 201...More..

Michigan Dem uses vulgarity to describe Trump
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Michigan Dem uses vulgarity to describe Trump

Rashida Tlaib learned that before lunch Friday, when her profane remarks the night before vowing to impeach President Donald Trump drew nearly no support, and plenty of pushback, from members of her ...More..

Federal agencies directed to hold off on shutdown raises
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Federal agencies directed to hold off on shutdown raises

The guidance issued Friday night by Margaret Weichert, the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, stated that the 2018 pay freeze for certain political officials would be "generally applicable i...More..

Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Trump Gives Weird History Lesson on Afghanistan and Russian Federation

One can not even laugh at Trump's argument that the former Soviet Union, which invaded Afghanistan in 1979, felt compelled to be there because "terrorists were going into Russia" at that time. Elsewhere, T...More..

Shutdown Continues as Democrats Take Back the House
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Shutdown Continues as Democrats Take Back the House

Trump is seeking $5.6 billion to build it. Trump said Friday that Tlaib "dishonored herself" and said her comments were 'disgraceful'. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional leaders from both...More..

China's 'Jack the Ripper' executed
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

China's 'Jack the Ripper' executed

Just like Jack, Gao was known for slashing the throats of his victims, most of whom were found dressed in red, and dismembering them. Dubbed "Jack the Ripper" by Chinese media, Gao, a married father of two, f...More..

Russian diplomat says Britain requested consular access to Paul Whelan
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Russian diplomat says Britain requested consular access to Paul Whelan

Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman at the Russian Foreign Ministry, confirmed that British officials have applied for consular access to Whelan. Paul Whelan , a retired marine, was arrested in Russian Federation...More..

Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts

Over the next 24 hours, the storm is expected to move west-northwest at 15 kilometers per hour towards the southern Thai coastlines. The storm also threatens to disrupt boat sailings and flights in the neighb...More..

New House Democrat Rashida Tlaib uses expletive while calling for impeachment
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

New House Democrat Rashida Tlaib uses expletive while calling for impeachment

The response to Tlaib's original comment and this tweet has fallen exactly along political lines. "My mere existence, that I'm even of Muslim faith, is going to be a problem for them with or without me sw...More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Hundreds of German politicians hacked in massive data leak

MPs and government officials had their contacts, home addresses, chat entries and personal messages hijacked and uploaded to a Twitter account in several packages. The accounts, who seemed to be linked to an ...More..

DeAndre Hopkins To Help Jazmine Barnes' Family With Funeral Costs
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

DeAndre Hopkins To Help Jazmine Barnes' Family With Funeral Costs

But as the family drove near a Walmart, a man in a red or maroon pickup truck pulled up next to their auto and started firing, the sheriff's office said . Meanwhile, members of Jazmine's family spoke to the me...More..

Will women win fight to worship in Hindu temple?
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Will women win fight to worship in Hindu temple?

On Tuesday it backed a protest by thousands of women, who formed a 620 km (385 mile) human chain, termed the "women's wall" , in support of " gender equality" and access to the temple . The two women are now...More..

Brexit may never happen if MPs reject May's deal, says Liam Fox
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Brexit may never happen if MPs reject May's deal, says Liam Fox

Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said that parliament would need to discuss all options, including a possible delay, if and when May failed to get her blueprint through the Commons. Earlier, President Tru...More..

US, Israel officially quit UNESCO
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

US, Israel officially quit UNESCO

The Times of Israel reported that the move came following alleged allegations that the Paris-based organisation criticised Israel's policies of East Jerusalem's occupation and the grant of full-time mem...More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

China’s top prosecutor ‘certain’ two Canadians detained broke the law

Spavor and Kovrig - a businessman and an ex-diplomat, respectively - were detained by Chinese authorities on suspicion of endangering national security last month. They were picked up after China promised retal...More..

USA issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

USA issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

The elevated travel advisory is out of concern that China may arbitrarily enforce local laws and detain U.S. citizens without cause using exit bans. "China does not recognize dual nationality. U.S". The war...More..

Man dies after being stabbed at Church of Scientology headquarters
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Man dies after being stabbed at Church of Scientology headquarters

Police said both victims were church employees. "With that knife he stabbed a 24-year-old, what we believed to be a Taiwanese male, in the neck, and he also caused lacerations to an older gentleman also esc...More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Boy, 11, Dies of Allergic Reaction After Smelling Fish Dinner

Before he lost consciousness, Cameron attempted to console his father. As he began struggling to breathe, Cameron tried using his nebulizer, but when it had no affect, his family called 911. Cameron Jean-Pier...More..

American Paul Whelan charged with espionage in Russian Federation, news agency reports
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

American Paul Whelan charged with espionage in Russian Federation, news agency reports

Paul Whelan , a USA citizen detained in Russian Federation for suspected spying, appears in a photo provided by the Whelan family on January 1, 2019. "It is inconceivable to me that he would have done anythin...More..

Afghan Taliban were in Iran for peace talks: Foreign ministry
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Afghan Taliban were in Iran for peace talks: Foreign ministry

In the attack on the outskirts of the city, heavy artillery fire by Afghan forces trying to repel the Taliban sent local residents fleeing for safety, said provincial council chief Mohammad Noor Rahmani. Kabul-...More..

Teenage charged with murder after prank ends in woman's death
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Teenage charged with murder after prank ends in woman's death

The 14-year-old driver then ran a red light and crashed into a pickup truck, killing Silvia Zavala , the department said. Gonzalez called Zavala " totally innocent ", adding that she "had just gone shopping ...More..