Felix Tshisekedi Sworn in as New DR Congo President

The new head of state had been taken ill during his inaugural address but returned moments later to finish his statement. Upon returning to the stage to continue his address, he told the crowd that he was exhausted after a prolonged electoral process... More..

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Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

Ezekwesili withdrew from the race on Thursday citing the need to form a viable coalition viable enough to wrestle power from both the ruling All Progressives Congress and leading opposition People's Democrati...More..

Taliban Appoints Mullah Baradar as Head of Qatar Office
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Taliban Appoints Mullah Baradar as Head of Qatar Office

The appointment of Abdul Ghani Baradar on Thursday was announced as a meeting in Doha between the group's representatives and USA special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, that was originally scheduled to last ...More..

Turkey says has capacity to create 'safe zone' in Syria alone
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Turkey says has capacity to create 'safe zone' in Syria alone

Erdogan had said on Monday he would discuss with Putin the creation of a Turkish-controlled "security zone" in northern Syria , suggested by Trump. Moscow has signaled it could be open for discussions on the...More..

USA set to send first group of asylum seekers back to Mexico
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

USA set to send first group of asylum seekers back to Mexico

Roberto Velasco, the spokesman for Mexico's Foreign Relations Department said "the Mexican government doesn't agree with this unilateral move", but will accept the migrants under certain conditions. During a re...More..

Trump ex-lawyer delays testimony over president's 'threats': attorney
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Trump ex-lawyer delays testimony over president's 'threats': attorney

Representative Elijah Cummings, chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, both Democrats, said in a statem...More..

Jayley Woo mourns death of boyfriend, Aloysius Pang
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Jayley Woo mourns death of boyfriend, Aloysius Pang

Pang was given surgery and kept in an artificially induced coma in New Zealand, but died from his injuries. CFC (NS) Pang was taking part in an annual live-firing exercise called Thunder Warrior. "We all brok...More..

Gunman kills five at U.S. bank
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Gunman kills five at U.S. bank

The suspect eventually surrendered to the SWAT team at the bank. Watson, 65, was the only customer inside the bank when shots rang out, according to WTSP. Watson was a customer at the bank. The Gun Violen...More..

Douglas County not anticipating filing charges against Patterson 'in the immediate future'
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Douglas County not anticipating filing charges against Patterson 'in the immediate future'

On that October 15, 2018, night, Patterson says he killed James and Denise Closs with a shotgun before kidnapping Jayme and driving to his Gordon home, passing squad cars on the way. She was about 70 miles from...More..

No Qatar Cash for Gaza After Southern Border Escalation, Says Israel
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

No Qatar Cash for Gaza After Southern Border Escalation, Says Israel

Hamas announced shortly after it would not take the funds, accusing Israel of violating a ceasefire agreement. A Hamas official told The Times of Israel that "Netanyahu's decision to prevent their entr...More..

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said during a Wednesday news conference that the situation was being treated as a missing person's case, though they have not ruled out the possibility of kidnapping. Later...More..

Sen. Graham: Pelosi SOTU Move 'New Low for American Politics'
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Sen. Graham: Pelosi SOTU Move 'New Low for American Politics'

White House officials expect both bills will fail. The legislative deadlock left Congress and the president grasping for a solution as thousands of federal workers, some reliant on food banks to make ends...More..

Australian-Chinese writer Yang Hengjun charged with espionage
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Australian-Chinese writer Yang Hengjun charged with espionage

Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Yang's rights and interests were being protected in accordance with Chinese law. Mr Yang worked for China's foreign ministry before taking Australian citizenship and growing mo...More..

Los Angeles teachers went on strike for our schools
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Los Angeles teachers went on strike for our schools

It also includes provisions for providing a full-time nurse at all schools, along with a teacher-librarian. "It is irresponsible for the second-largest school district in the country to negotiate for two years ...More..

Brexit divisions can be exploit by violent extremists, Irish prime minister warns
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Brexit divisions can be exploit by violent extremists, Irish prime minister warns

The backstop is created to temporarily ensure that there is no hard border on the island of Ireland, and to maintain a trading relationship with Britain in the absence of a deal; a lack of a backstop or a tra...More..

State of the Union address drama underscores deep political rift in Washington
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

State of the Union address drama underscores deep political rift in Washington

Res. 101, "Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the two Houses of Congress assemble in the Hall of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 9 p.m., for t...More..

Trump abandons $5,700,000,000 wall demand in exchange for 'large down payment'
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Trump abandons $5,700,000,000 wall demand in exchange for 'large down payment'

Neither proposal achieved the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster, but the Democratic plan did better, getting 52 to the Trump plan's 50 votes. One of the bills, introduced by the Republican Party with t...More..

Kim Jong-un expresses 'great satisfaction' at Trump letter ahead of talks
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Kim Jong-un expresses 'great satisfaction' at Trump letter ahead of talks

Kim has indicated to South Korean President Moon Jae-in he would undertake a "groundbreaking" denuclearization measure, South Korean newspaper DongA Ilbo reported January 24. "We will wait with patience and i...More..

Pence Urges Venezuelans to Rally Around Opposition Leader Against Dictator Maduro
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Pence Urges Venezuelans to Rally Around Opposition Leader Against Dictator Maduro

Vice President Mike Pence has expressed for Guaidó, calling the National Assembly the "only legitimate body in the country", while Florida Senator Marco Rubio has repeatedly called Maduro's government " i...More..

Weather warning issued for icy conditions overnight
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Weather warning issued for icy conditions overnight

According to the Met Office, the snow and ice could make for potentially unsafe conditions for pedestrians and drivers. The Met Office has issued ice warnings for most of the United Kingdom as snow is expecte...More..

Will Priyanka Gandhi's political entry bring back Indira Magic for Congress?
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Will Priyanka Gandhi's political entry bring back Indira Magic for Congress?

Announcing Priyanka's formal entry into active politics, Congress informed that she will be taking charge of her responsibility with effect from February first week. On Wednesday, Modi spoke about the Congress ...More..

Nurse arrested after incapacitated woman gives birth in US
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nurse arrested after incapacitated woman gives birth in US

She gave birth unexpectedly on December 29, 2018 after allegedly being raped at the facility. The woman, who is a patient at Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix , US, has been in a vegetative state for 14 years a...More..

Protests in Venezuela set to oppose Maduro regime after failed coup
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Protests in Venezuela set to oppose Maduro regime after failed coup

President Trump , Mike Pence , and Mike Pompeo all issued statements proclaiming that the U.S. is recognizing Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim leader. There was an eerie calm on the streets of Caracas ear...More..

Tu-22M3 bomber crashes in Russia's Murmansk region
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tu-22M3 bomber crashes in Russia's Murmansk region

The incident occurred at around 13:40 Moscow time. The news agency specifies that the aircraft of this particular kind is based on Olenya airfield, Kolsky peninsula, some 90 kilometers south from Murmansk. ...More..

Drunk Guy Tries To Take Over Plane, Fly It To Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Drunk Guy Tries To Take Over Plane, Fly It To Afghanistan

Svetlana Petrenko from Russia's Investigative Committee said that man was drunk and said that he had a weapon which he would use to break into the cockpit. Authorities cut off access to Khanty Mansiysk Airpor...More..

United Kingdom has ‘best possible Brexit deal,’ claims European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

United Kingdom has ‘best possible Brexit deal,’ claims European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier

The Members of the Parliament will be able to propose changes to her plan B after May sets out her motion. But the talks have produced few signs that Mrs May plans to make radical changes to her deal, or to l...More..

Ex-envoy: Trump's
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ex-envoy: Trump's "total reversal" of US policy in Syria forced resignation

McGurk, who served three US Presidents, said Trump's decision to leave Syria "was made without deliberation, consultation with allies or Congress, assessment of risk, or appreciation of facts". It increases...More..

Dyson moves headquarters to Singapore from the United Kingdom ahead of Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dyson moves headquarters to Singapore from the United Kingdom ahead of Brexit

It already manufacturers products in Asia and will build its new electric auto in Singapore . "It's about making sure we are future proofed", Mr. Rowan said . In response to questions from The Straits Times...More..

Teams attempt to retrieve body of 'Bikini Climber' after ravine fall
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Teams attempt to retrieve body of 'Bikini Climber' after ravine fall

Gigi Wu fell 20-30 metres down the ravine from where she called her friends and gave her coordinates. Rescuers told the news station that Wu had been found fully clothed, covered in an aluminum blanket and wit...More..

4 accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

4 accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York

The weapons were all legally owned shotguns and rifles. All three of the explosive devices were found at the 16-year-old's home. They described the plan to attack a group of Muslims in central NY state as ser...More..