Beijing school attacker injures 20 children

The government said the suspect had been apprehended at the scene and an investigation has been launched. A doctor at the hospital posted on social media: "The mayor today came to the hospital to wait with us while the children were being medically... More..

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Russian Federation wants info on citizen held in US
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Russian Federation wants info on citizen held in US

Russian authorities have released no information about the charges against Whelan, who could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of spying. The foreign secretary's remarks support the premise of specul...More..

5 kids, 2 adults killed in fiery crash
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

5 kids, 2 adults killed in fiery crash

John Lemoine, mayor of Marksville, La., the town where the church is located, expressed dismay about the tragedy. The truck drivers were Douglas Bolkema, 49, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Steve Holland, 59, of We...More..

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Jamal Khashoggi case
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Jamal Khashoggi case

Separately, US National Security Adviser John Bolton is visiting Israel and Turkey. "The secretary will continue his work on galvanizing our regional partners and allies to counter the regime's destabilizing ...More..

USS Cole Bombing Mastermind Killed by US Airstrike in Yemen
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

USS Cole Bombing Mastermind Killed by US Airstrike in Yemen

There is a $5 million reward for information leading to Badawi's arrest. A USA official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told CNN on Friday that Al-Badawi was struck while driving alone in a vehicle....More..

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announces surprise early resignation
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announces surprise early resignation

To that end, Kim announced that, immediately after his departure, he will join a firm and focus on increasing infrastructure investments in developing countries, it said, adding that the details of this new pos...More..

Trump plans televised address, visit to Mexico border
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Trump plans televised address, visit to Mexico border

In a tweet Monday , Trump said he would address the nation on "the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border" on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney ...More..

Driver held in shooting death of Jazmine Barnes in Houston
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Driver held in shooting death of Jazmine Barnes in Houston

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said authorities have identified the second suspect, who is also black, but would not say whether the person was in custody. He was believed to be wearing a black hoodie at t...More..

Defect to South Korea, North's ex-diplomat urges missing colleague
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Defect to South Korea, North's ex-diplomat urges missing colleague

Officials in China and in Seoul had no immediate comment. "When I came here this country was heading to war with North Korea and now we have a very good dialogue going". Earlier this week, Mr Trump said a l...More..

DPP picks Cho Jung-tai as new party chairman
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

DPP picks Cho Jung-tai as new party chairman

Cho has taken a more conciliatory tone towards Tsai, pledging to promote unity and "restore the confidence" in the party. Mr You, a polling expert and chairman of the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation, took 9,...More..

Michigan Family Killed in Wreck
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Michigan Family Killed in Wreck

Police say a pickup truck driving the wrong way on I-75 around 2:30 a.m. hit an SUV. The pickup truck driver was identified as 41-year-old Joey Lee Bailey of Georgetown , Kentucky , the coroner's office s...More..

Trump makes surprise press briefing appearance to push border wall
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Trump makes surprise press briefing appearance to push border wall

In a surprise appearance at Thursday afternoon's White House press conference, Trump reiterated his demands for wall funding, saying "without a wall you can not have border security". The new members included t...More..

Gabon military coup | Soldiers seize state radio, military in the capital
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Gabon military coup | Soldiers seize state radio, military in the capital

However, the military has described it as "a pitiful sight" and a "relentless attempt to cling onto power". "I reaffirm the AU's rejection of all anti-constitutional change". In his New Year's speech, Bongo ack...More..

MPs Threaten Government Shutdown to Stop No Deal Brexit
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

MPs Threaten Government Shutdown to Stop No Deal Brexit

Officially slated for the week of January 14, the Commons vote is expected to be held on Tuesday, January 15. She said these involved new measures specific to Northern Ireland, a greater role for Parliament...More..

Vijay Mallya declared fugitive under new offence law
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Vijay Mallya declared fugitive under new offence law

Speaking to ANI , BJP national spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the decision on Mallya is just a beginning and more offenders will be caught under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA...More..

Egypt's Sisi directs ministers to cut public debt, budget deficit - Politics - Egypt
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Egypt's Sisi directs ministers to cut public debt, budget deficit - Politics - Egypt

Meanwhile, " 60 Minutes " conducted an interview with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that they say the Egyptian government asked them not run. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Egypt...More..

Shutdown: Three People Die as National Parks Left Largely Unpatrolled
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Shutdown: Three People Die as National Parks Left Largely Unpatrolled

On Christmas Day a man fell into a river in California's Yosemite National Park and died. Aerial view of Yosemite National Park in California. Today National Park Service spokesperson Andrew Munoz rel...More..

Pakistan rolls out red carpet welcome for UAE crown prince
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Pakistan rolls out red carpet welcome for UAE crown prince

Elixir Securities Director Research Hamad Aslam said that the exuberance was led by positive developments on financing the External Account Deficit after conclusion of a successful visit by the Crown Prince of ...More..

Trump confirms death of alleged USS Cole plotter killed in U.S. airstrike
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Trump confirms death of alleged USS Cole plotter killed in U.S. airstrike

US Central Command first revealed on Friday that al-Badawi may have been killed in Yemen during a combined effort by US military and intelligence agencies. Urban described al-Badawi as a "legacy al-Qaeda oper...More..

Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

The king abdicated on Sunday, making him the country's first ever monarch to do so. Malaysia is the only country in the world to have a rotational monarchy, in place since the country became independent i...More..

‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall

NPR's John Burnett reports, "The White House is asking for 234 miles of steel barrier - which works out to about $24 million a mile". And if you believe former Trump advisor turned enemy Sam Nunberg , the id...More..

The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year

The pay raise issue arose as Trump, Pence, and Congressional leaders met again on Friday to try to come to an agreement on a budget to end the partial shutdown, which is affecting about 25 percent of the federa...More..

Saudi teen held at Bangkok airport fears she will be killed
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Saudi teen held at Bangkok airport fears she will be killed

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her country and family and is now in Bangkok , Thailand , is shown in this undated photo obtained by Reuters from social media. Rahaf is bei...More..

Carter urges Congo vote to reflect people’s will
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Carter urges Congo vote to reflect people’s will

The powerful Catholic church has said its data show a clear victor, angering Congo's ruling party. CENCO said it deployed more than 40,000 observers across the country to monitor the 30 December vote, the fir...More..

Saudi Arabia to notify women of divorce by text message
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Saudi Arabia to notify women of divorce by text message

Women in Saudi Arabia will now be informed via text message if they're being divorced - and the government says it'll help protect them. The match, which is set to be held on January 16th in Jeddah, has been ...More..

USA withdrawal from Syria is conditional
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

USA withdrawal from Syria is conditional

John Bolton said there was no timeline for the troops' withdrawal, which was initially expected to be completed within weeks of Trump's abrupt announcement last month . After Trump announced his withdrawal ...More..

America's youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

America's youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan

Now, French band Phoenix has come out and tweeted congratulated Ocasio-Cortez on being the youngest congresswoman in history (and probably for reminding us all how obsessed we were with Liztomania ). But i...More..

ISIS missile injures two British soldiers in Syria
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

ISIS missile injures two British soldiers in Syria

And it would be carried out in such a way as to "make sure that the defence of Israel and our other friends in the region is absolutely assured, and to take care of those who have fought with us against ISIS ...More..

Elizabeth Warrens trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Elizabeth Warrens trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run

Warren covered a range of issues, addressing questions from the audience on the future of the Democratic party, healthcare and immigration. Warren has made a name for herself as an advocate for consumer prote...More..

Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city

During the interview, the President also said that he intends to send to Congress a proposal to change the system of reforms to establish a minimum retirement age of 62 years for men and 57 years for women, com...More..