Donald Trump blames Democrats after migrant children die in United States custody

Failing to bridge the impasse, Trump tweeted that the dispute was not about the effectiveness of the wall as a method of curbing illegal immigration and more about what he said was Democrats' preoccupation with not letting him or the Republicans "h... More..

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Will Japan ever stop hunting whales?
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Will Japan ever stop hunting whales?

This comes after Japan's proposal to affix a commercial catch quota of whales was turned down by the IWC in September. Politicians in Australia - a relatively nearby country to Japan - has condemned the J...More..

Canadian detained in China has been released
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Canadian detained in China has been released

There has been speculation that Korvig and Spavor's detainment was done in retaliation by China over Canada's role in arresting Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou , but the Canadian Government has not confirmed this...More..

Two-year-old boy at centre of USA travel ban row dies
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Two-year-old boy at centre of USA travel ban row dies

Abdullah and his father are United States citizens but Ms Swileh is a citizen of Yemen . Swileh was eventually granted permission to enter the U.S. People from Yemen and four other mostly Muslim countries,...More..

Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano , whose eruption and collapse last week caused a tsunami that claimed the lives of more than 420 people, is now only about a quarter of the size it was before its outburst, ...More..

Hanover airport suspends flights after man drives vehicle through gate onto tarmac
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Hanover airport suspends flights after man drives vehicle through gate onto tarmac

The man was quickly arrested and taken into custody. A Hannover police spokesperson told DW that the man drove out onto the runway and followed an airplane after it had landed. Flights resumed at 8:06pm, the...More..

Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote

Bangladesh's general election campaign ended on Friday with more deadly violence and arrests of opposition activists which have raised worldwide concern as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks a record fourth...More..

Pakistani court summons ex-president in money launder case
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Pakistani court summons ex-president in money launder case

He also took a dig at Asif Zardari over his statement of not taking the JIT report seriously and said that now he will take this report seriously. "They will be held accountable and each and every penny of the ...More..

UAE Reopen Damascus Embassy after 7 years
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

UAE Reopen Damascus Embassy after 7 years

According to media reports, restoration work is already underway at the embassy, suggesting that formal relations between Damascus and Abu Dhabi may soon be restored. After Ankara threatened to take over YPG-le...More..

Nancy Pelosi fights ‘Trump Shutdown’ with #Resistance luxury vacation in Hawaii
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Nancy Pelosi fights ‘Trump Shutdown’ with #Resistance luxury vacation in Hawaii

Democrats said the White House offered to accept $2.5 billion for border security, but that Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told Vice President Mike Pence that it wasn't acceptable. "We don't think they ...More..

Boy Rescued After 40 Minutes Buried Under Avalanche L9
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Boy Rescued After 40 Minutes Buried Under Avalanche L9

The boy was skiing with a group at a ski resort in the French Alps when an avalanche triggered and buried him. He was dragged at least 100 metres (110 yards) by the force of the snow. "During this period the ...More..

by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Sajid Javid Declares English Channel Migrants Crisis A 'Major Incident'

It added that Javid wants to ensure everything possible is being done to deter migrants from attempting the risky crossing, "amid concern that it is only a matter of time before people lose their lives". Home S...More..

Board turns down GOP request before disbanding
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Board turns down GOP request before disbanding

An elections board hearing on the race had been scheduled for January 11, after which the panel could decide whether to certify the election, call a new election or take some other course of action. He and stat...More..

Ex-China spymaster jailed for life over corruption
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Ex-China spymaster jailed for life over corruption

Ma was convicted of crimes including bribe-taking and insider trading, the Dalian Intermediate People's Court said in a statement on its website. The court on Thursday revoked Ma's political rights and ordere...More..

Netanyahu Meets With Brazil’s President-Elect Bolsonaro, Hails Alliance
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Netanyahu Meets With Brazil’s President-Elect Bolsonaro, Hails Alliance

The Israeli leader met with the president-elect at Fort Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. "Our cooperation will help the citizens of both countries in economy, technology and military areas and will help strengthen...More..

Earthquake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, tsunami waves possible: centre
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Earthquake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, tsunami waves possible: centre

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially said "hazardous tsunami waves" were possible within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter along the coasts of Indonesia and the Philippines. The region in Papua, whi...More..

Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding — WashPost

Mr. Trump canceled his plans to travel for the holiday and is doubling down on using whatever means necessary to get funding for a wall, tweeting, "We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if...More..

Boko haram terrorists attack Goniri town in Yobe
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Boko haram terrorists attack Goniri town in Yobe

Military sources reportedly said on Thursday that the Jihadists from the IS-supported Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) overran a naval base and a multinational joint task force (MNJTF) post in Baga af...More..

Newman Officer Slaying Suspect Arrested In Kern County
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Newman Officer Slaying Suspect Arrested In Kern County

SB 54 bars law enforcement from detaining a person due to a hold request, responding to federal immigration enforcement's requests for notification or providing information about a person's release date unless...More..

U.S.'s oldest living man, Richard Overton, dies at 112
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

U.S.'s oldest living man, Richard Overton, dies at 112

Richard Overton was in his 30s when he volunteered for the Army and was at Pearl Harbor just after the Japanese attack in 1941. "It looks like everybody's getting ready to take a picture with Santa Claus - an...More..

RUDY STRIKES: Giuliani Says Trump 'Done with Mueller,' Blasts 'Outrageous' Investigation
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

RUDY STRIKES: Giuliani Says Trump 'Done with Mueller,' Blasts 'Outrageous' Investigation

A report published this month by the Department of Justice's internal watchdog revealed that "technical problems" prevented the Federal Bureau of Investigation from recovering thousands of text messages sent an...More..

2 killed as bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

2 killed as bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids

It said the bus - carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists - was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude roadside bomb, concealed by a wall, went off. In July 2017, two German tourists were st...More..

Trump Is Losing the Shutdown Fight in a Rout
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump Is Losing the Shutdown Fight in a Rout

Mick Mulvaney , the incoming acting White House chief of staff, placed the blame for the continuing partial government shutdown on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif. About 90 minutes later, Trump ...More..

Hosni Mubarak testifies at trial of his successor, Mohamed Morsi
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Hosni Mubarak testifies at trial of his successor, Mohamed Morsi

Morsi ruled Egypt for just a year before mass protests spurred then army chief and now President Sisi to overthrow him in July 2013. Known for his dyed, jet-black hair, the trial saw a rare public appearance ...More..

US to take 'extraordinary' measures in face of migrant surge
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

US to take 'extraordinary' measures in face of migrant surge

Last chance to take advantage of our best offer of the year! Authorities say Felipe Gomez Alonzo died at a New Mexico hospital after suffering coughing, vomiting and a fever . "It is now clear that migr...More..

Ebola patients flee Congo treatment center after protesters ransack facility
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Ebola patients flee Congo treatment center after protesters ransack facility

A man drives a motorcycle past rubbles at dusk in the main avenue of Beni following a demonstration against the postponement of elections in the territory of the Beni and the city of Butembo, on 27 December 201...More..

Footage shows the devastating destruction left by the Indonesian tsunami
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Footage shows the devastating destruction left by the Indonesian tsunami

The disaster took people by surprise in a country that regularly suffers landslides, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. No big natural disaster shook the ground beforehand, and it hit at night on a holiday w...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Foreign Intel Agencies Placed Michael Cohen's Cell Phone Near Prague

However, Cohen denied being in Prague and no evidence surfaced to contradict him. "The new information regarding the recovery of Cohen's cell phone location doesn't explain why he was apparently there or wh...More..

US Troop Withdrawal A Step In The Right Direction: Russia
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

US Troop Withdrawal A Step In The Right Direction: Russia

Outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sent a holiday message to U.S. service members in which he commended them and noted their sacrifice, yet also said, "storm clouds loom". "In this world awash in change,...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

NY transformer explosion lights up sky, causes power outages

An electrical explosion Thursday night at a power plant in the densely populated Queens neighborhood turned the sky bright blue for a few minutes as residents watched in terror. Con Edison also took to Twitter ...More..