Tsunami warning after huge natural disaster off New Caledonia

New Caledonia is part of the Pacific's "Ring of Fire", where many earthquakes occur. A spokesperson for French mining and metals group Eramet, which runs the Doniambo nickel plant in the main harbour of Noumea , said the company had activated it... More..

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Trump Touts Benefits of China Trade Truce for U.S. Farmers
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Trump Touts Benefits of China Trade Truce for U.S. Farmers

The US statement also lays out major issues for discussion in the coming 90 days and types of American products that China promises to purchase, while the details are not disclosed by the Chinese government and...More..

South Florida woman found dead after going missing during Costa Rica vacation
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

South Florida woman found dead after going missing during Costa Rica vacation

Martinez has been in Costa Rica since June and, according to police, worked as a guard at the hotel where Stefaniak was staying. When Jaime got to the airport around 5 p.m., she went inside to wait for her fr...More..

Trump wants to discuss 'arms race' with Russia, China
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Trump wants to discuss 'arms race' with Russia, China

Ushakov said he met with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton. Meanwhile, Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping are locked in a trade war that has seen the USA slap tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese...More..

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief senators on Khashoggi killing
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Central Intelligence Agency director to brief senators on Khashoggi killing

If he was in front of a jury he would have a unanimous verdict in 30 minutes. "Guilty. So the question is, 'What do we do about that?'" The Trump administration has so far pledged to remain a steadfast sup...More..

Trump Weighs Putting Off Government Shutdown After Bush's Death
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Trump Weighs Putting Off Government Shutdown After Bush's Death

Chuck Schumer and House Democrat Nancy Pelosi has also been delayed to next week. Even some Republicans balk at spending more than the $1.6 billion for fencing and other security improvements already provid...More..

Michael Flynn Has Provided 'Substantial Assistance' In Russia Inquiry, Feds Say
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Michael Flynn Has Provided 'Substantial Assistance' In Russia Inquiry, Feds Say

Cohen's sentencing is scheduled for December 12, and prosecutors are set to submit their own sentencing memo in his case on Friday. A former member of Trump's inner circle, Cohen has been co-operating with ...More..

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Smuggler dropped two children from top of border wall: DHS

The move came a week after hundreds of migrants rushed the U.S. border, prompting U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Border Patrol officers to fire tear gas and smoke grenades at the crowd, which included...More..

National Republican Congressional Committee Reportedly Hit by ‘Major Hack’ Earlier This Year
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

National Republican Congressional Committee Reportedly Hit by ‘Major Hack’ Earlier This Year

The National Republican Congressional Committee says it was hit with a "cyber intrusion" during the 2018 midterm campaign and the breach has been reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They also said ...More..

United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

Russian Federation takes center-stage at NATO Tuesday, as allied foreign ministers meet to debate ways to dissuade Moscow from destabilizing Ukraine and respect a landmark Cold-war era nuclear treaty. Russian F...More..

NYPD to return British couple's engagement ring lost after proposal
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

NYPD to return British couple's engagement ring lost after proposal

In extremely unlucky circumstances, the ring slipped off Daniella's finger as they were walking over a subway grate in Times Square later that night. "She said Yes - but he was so excited that he dropped the ri...More..

Turkish President Erdogan slams USA sanctions against Venezuela
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan slams USA sanctions against Venezuela

Ankara also helps Venezuela to avoid some of the constraints of United States sanctions. "There are solid ties in friendship and solidarity between our countries". Washington has imposed sanctions on Vene...More..

Gov. Scott Walker Signals Support for Lame-Duck Package
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Gov. Scott Walker Signals Support for Lame-Duck Package

The lame-duck maneuvering in Wisconsin is similar to action taken by Republicans in North Carolina two years ago and is being discussed in MI before a Democratic governor takes over there. ASSOCIATED PRESS ...More..

Government found in contempt of parliament and must publish Brexit legal advice
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Government found in contempt of parliament and must publish Brexit legal advice

Their complaint to Mr Bercow said a 52-page summary of the advice "does not comply" with a Commons vote last month, which demanded the full text be released. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox earlier published an o...More..

CIA chief to brief lawmakers on Khashoggi murder
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

CIA chief to brief lawmakers on Khashoggi murder

Haspel will speak with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Armed Services Committee on Tuesday - to disclose what the Central Intelligence Agency knows about Khashoggi's death, according t...More..

The new law making it harder to stage a leadership spill
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The new law making it harder to stage a leadership spill

Turnbull has launched a political intervention. The ALP requires a 75-per-cent majority to topple a prime minister and a 60-per-cent majority to remove an opposition leader. "I do think the intervention was o...More..

Three Hindu activists named in FIR for Bulandshahr violence
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Three Hindu activists named in FIR for Bulandshahr violence

While the body was hanging by the door of the vehicle, the window panes were shattered and all doors were open. Recalling how his father always taught him to be a good citizen, Abhishek, one of the two sons o...More..

by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

United Kingdom 'may unilaterally withdraw from Brexit'

Those who brought the case argue unilateral revocation is possible and believe it could pave the way for an alternative option to Brexit, such as a People's Vote to enable remaining in the EU. The full courts r...More..

Sri Lankan court bars Mahinda Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Sri Lankan court bars Mahinda Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister

The court said that the interim order will be in effect until the hearing of the petition concludes. The judge issued the stay order on Monday, saying "irreparable damage would be caused" if Rajapaksa and min...More..

IDF Operation on Lebanon Border Destroys Hezbollah Attack Tunnels
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

IDF Operation on Lebanon Border Destroys Hezbollah Attack Tunnels

Hezbollah has not responded to the military operation yet. Israel will also demand to implement its defensive measures in areas along the border that are under dispute, which could also lead to response from th...More..

UAE passport ranked world's most powerful
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

UAE passport ranked world's most powerful

Passport Index , which keeps track of how useable such documents are, said the Middle Eastern state grabbed the top spot after four more countries were added to its list of visa-free destinations from December ...More..

George H.W. Bush remembered as casket arrives in DC
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

George H.W. Bush remembered as casket arrives in DC

The pair visited Bush's casket, which is lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda through Wednesday morning. As the nation mourned the death of former president George H.W. President Trump, who will attend the...More..

Algerian president cancels bin Salman meeting over cold
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Algerian president cancels bin Salman meeting over cold

It said that it was "highly unlikely" such... The crown prince is on his first trip overseas since the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, which has strained Sau...More..

One child killed in deadly bus crash
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

One child killed in deadly bus crash

The bus driver survived the incident and is being questioned by investigators. Prosecutors said the driver was on the phone at the time of the crash . At a news conference in Memphis on Monday afternoon, Nicka...More..

Global Citizen Festival raises billions of rand in funding
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Global Citizen Festival raises billions of rand in funding

It says many people won tickets to Sunday's concert through charity work and petition-signing. On the 2nd of December, there were musical performances from Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheera...More..

Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan’s help in Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Trump writes to Imran Khan, seeks Pakistan’s help in Afghanistan

The American leader went on to emphasize that the two countries "should explore opportunities to work together and renew partnership", the spokesman added. The U.S. president wants to bring to a close the 17-ye...More..

Attackers set Indian woman on fire after police ignore assault charge
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Attackers set Indian woman on fire after police ignore assault charge

Singh. The unidentified 22-year-old woman was in critical condition after the attack, during which she sustained serious burns to her body, the BBC reported. Between 2012 and 2016, police investigated only a ...More..

Leaders gather for key United Nations climate talks in Poland
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Leaders gather for key United Nations climate talks in Poland

And it follows dire warnings that action must be taken to tackle climate change . The veteran broadcaster urged world leaders to respond to what he called "our greatest threat in thousands of years". Duda, t...More..

Michelle Obama's advice to Meghan Markle:
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Michelle Obama's advice to Meghan Markle: "Take some time"

To combat that, the Duchess of Sussex should not be afraid to play a longer game. "I spent the first few months in the White House mainly worrying about my daughters, making sure they were off to a good sta...More..

Trump Says Cohen Deserves Prison Time for 'Unrelated' Crimes
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Trump Says Cohen Deserves Prison Time for 'Unrelated' Crimes

He makes up stories to get a GREAT & ALREADY reduced deal for himself, and get.... "He lied for this outcome and should, in my opinion, serve a full and complete sentence", Trump concluded. In August, he pl...More..