Border officials report biggest fentanyl bust ever

Officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized $650 pounds of fentanyl and methamphetamine, adding up to a worth of $4.6 million. Border protection officers found the drugs in a special compartment of a trailer, which was "laden" with cucumbers... More..

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Senate panel obtains records for Trump Jr.’s blocked calls
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Senate panel obtains records for Trump Jr.’s blocked calls

At a campaign rally in February 2016, France appeared beside Trump, who he said he had known for more than 20 years, and lauded him as a "winner". House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff , a California De...More..

Nissan shelving plans to build new X-Trail in United Kingdom, claims report
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Nissan shelving plans to build new X-Trail in United Kingdom, claims report

However, since the plans were reportedly linked to greater investment, the move is not expected to significantly impact jobs. North East MP's have been reacting to the reports on social media. It secured thou...More..

130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges

Separately, eight people who allegedly acted as recruiters were charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud and "harbouring aliens for profit". The arrests came to light after the friends and families of the...More..

To Florida's Venezuelan exiles, Pence vows more pressure on Maduro
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

To Florida's Venezuelan exiles, Pence vows more pressure on Maduro

According to reports, President Nicolas Maduro has been ignoring the call of the global community to seek re-elections as well as mediate talks with the opposition over the political turmoil in the country. S...More..

Bomb scare at Brisbane International Airport
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Bomb scare at Brisbane International Airport

Specialist police took the man into custody for questioning and authorities continued to conduct clearance searches until midnight. AN Emergency Situation declared in Surfers Paradise is connected to an earli...More..

Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Donald Trump: 'The chant should be now finish the wall'

Trump also argued one of the strengths of his new wall is how physically attractive it is. "With a Wall it would be soooo much easier and less expensive". On Jan. 31, Nancy Pelosi said that Democrats will not...More..

Facebook, Twitter take down hundreds of malicious accounts
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Facebook, Twitter take down hundreds of malicious accounts

The US firm began looking into these kinds of activities after revelations of Russian influence campaigns during the 2016 US election, aimed at sowing discord. The accounts on Facebook and Instagram typically m...More..

Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands

Osinbajo and the entire crew are safe. "I am happy to note however that all is well with you and your delegation", he said. " We are continuing with our Next Level engagements and plans for Kogi state ", he ...More..

Virginia governor apologizes for photo
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Virginia governor apologizes for photo

Northam's office did not immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment Saturday. On Saturday, the Democratic Party of Virginia announced that they allowed Northam to "do the correct thing" and res...More..

Brexit could be delayed, warns Jeremy Hunt
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Brexit could be delayed, warns Jeremy Hunt

Engineered by both Leavers and Remainers, the proposal includes extending the transition period for a year and protecting European Union citizens' rights, instead of using the backstop . "There's no expectatio...More..

Here's Punxsutawney Phil's Prediction for Groundhog Day 2019
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Here's Punxsutawney Phil's Prediction for Groundhog Day 2019

The year 1886 marked the first time Groundhog Day appeared in the local newspaper in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania . Groundhogs have been making their predictions every February 2 since 1887, but they haven't...More..

Virginia governor Ralph Northam apologises over racist yearbook photo
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Virginia governor Ralph Northam apologises over racist yearbook photo

As pressure began to mount, Northam doubled down on his initial stance: "That photo , and the racist and offensive attitudes it represents, does not reflect the person I am today, or the way I have conducted...More..

US to announce suspension of compliance with nuclear pact
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

US to announce suspension of compliance with nuclear pact

There has also been concern in the U.S. about Chinese missile development, which was not restricted by the INF treaty. "Nevertheless, we will continue our focused and concrete work", TASS cited the diplomat as ...More..

Underground tunnel leading to bank discovered in Florida, FBI investigating
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Underground tunnel leading to bank discovered in Florida, FBI investigating

The FBI posted pictures of the narrow underground tunnel leading to a branch of Chase Bank in Pembroke Pines, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Miami. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun Sentinel ) Th...More..

Trump Says Afghanistan Peace Talks 'Proceeding Well'
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Trump Says Afghanistan Peace Talks 'Proceeding Well'

Details emerging from the Pakistan-sponsored round of talks in Qatar, Doha between US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban have evidently upset the fragile government in Kabul. He has warned that his government w...More..

Polar vortex death toll climbs to 21
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Polar vortex death toll climbs to 21

The polar vortex brought temperatures lower than minus 50 degrees, and forecasters are predicting that some places will become up to 80 degrees higher than their lowest temperatures during the week. At leas...More..

What is a frost quake?
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

What is a frost quake?

First, the ground needs to be saturated with water or ice. It's happening again! The weather has gotten so cold over central Canada that we're hearing reports of loud booms echoing through the night! This c...More..

Change of Venezuelan government favors creditors China, Russia: Guaido
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Change of Venezuelan government favors creditors China, Russia: Guaido

Despite pressure from the European Parliament, which formally recognized the 35-year-old Venezuelan congress head in a vote on Thursday, and following recognition from the United States, Canada and several ...More..

Warren Apologizes To Cherokee Nation For DNA Test
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Warren Apologizes To Cherokee Nation For DNA Test

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for taking a DNA test in a widely criticized effort to prove her claims to Native American ancestry, the tribe said...More..

Trump Says His Lawyers Assured He Is Not Target Of Mueller Probe
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Trump Says His Lawyers Assured He Is Not Target Of Mueller Probe

The appearance is likely to be perfunctory, though prosecutors may seek an order that would prevent Stone - who held a news conference Thursday where he proclaimed his innocence - from discussing the case again...More..

Canada cuts diplomatic staffing in Cuba
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Canada cuts diplomatic staffing in Cuba

Previously, the Canadian government declared the Havana embassy as an " unaccompanied post ", so diplomats there could not be accompanied by their relatives. Cuba remains committed to maintaining good bilateral...More..

Timber! Man charged with insurance fraud for 'fake fall' at work
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Timber! Man charged with insurance fraud for 'fake fall' at work

He was arrested and charged with insurance fraud and theft by deception and would reportedly appear in court on Thursday. The Randolph-based man works as an independent contractor and was subcontracted to wor...More..

Trump Calls Out Schumer For Being ‘Weak And Passive’ On Iran
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Trump Calls Out Schumer For Being ‘Weak And Passive’ On Iran

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands after signing documents during a summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore, June 12, 2018. "We're going to...More..

Senator Cory Booker launches bid for 2020 presidential nomination
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Senator Cory Booker launches bid for 2020 presidential nomination

Day she is also running for president in 2020. While his savvy on both social and traditional media earned him a high profile, Booker has also faced criticism from progressives for appearing too close to bo...More..

NATO says Russian Federation in breach of arms treaty
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

NATO says Russian Federation in breach of arms treaty

United States officials have also expressed concern that China , which is not part of the treaty, is deploying large numbers of missiles in Asia that the USA can not counter because it is bound by the treaty. ...More..

Lesufi shuts down Hoërskool Driehoek following death of pupils
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Lesufi shuts down Hoërskool Driehoek following death of pupils

Several learners were trapped in the rubble and various tools were used to free them. Journalists will only be allowed onto the scene once preliminary investigations have been concluded by the relevant author...More..

Europe sets up scheme to get round USA sanctions on Iran
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Europe sets up scheme to get round USA sanctions on Iran

That pact, agreed under former President Barack Obama, lifted global sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran imposing curbs on its nuclear program. While it is aimed at small and medium sized companies, the ...More..

FM Goyal announces direct cash income scheme for farmers in Interim Budget
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

FM Goyal announces direct cash income scheme for farmers in Interim Budget

An alternative to raising the exemption limit is to raise the 80C deduction to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 1.5 lakh to encourage taxpayers to save more for their future. Earlier Mr. Goyal said India has emerged as the ...More..

Senate backs McConnell rebuke of Trump military drawdowns
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Senate backs McConnell rebuke of Trump military drawdowns

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) referred to Democratic calls to expand voting opportunities a "power grab". Trump's planned drawdown in Afghanistan and total withdrawal from Syria trigg...More..