Trump says he’s ‘ready’ to negotiate with Dems to end the shutdown

Government employees who worked without pay receive checks automatically as soon as a shutdown is resolved, while Congress typically also votes to pay those who were furloughed. "Nancy Pelosi's newest funding proposal doesn't represent any serious at... More..

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Fireworks to send 'message of support' to European Union citizens
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Fireworks to send 'message of support' to European Union citizens

In China, President Xi delivered a New Year speech in which he asked people to continue to work together to achieve "an unprecedented and great cause", Xinhua reports. The celebrations are part of the #London...More..

Palestinian court sentences man to life over Jerusalem land sale
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Palestinian court sentences man to life over Jerusalem land sale

The ruling underscored an increasingly visible battle in the city's eastern sector that has emerged following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital a year ago. Israel's Foreign M...More..

Burned to a Krisp - US police mourn lost doughnut truck
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Burned to a Krisp - US police mourn lost doughnut truck

Lexington police shared images of saddened police officers standing in front of the scorched vehicle on their social media accounts. Across the nation, from Colorado to Chicago, officers were quick to respond...More..

Brazil's Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears

Also like Trump, the brash Bolsonaro has ruffled feathers both at home and overseas with his unequivocal support for Israel and his promise to move Brazil's embassy to Jerusalem. Bolsonaro has said he wants c...More..

Injured After Man Intentionally Drove Into Crowd in Western Germany, Police Say
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Injured After Man Intentionally Drove Into Crowd in Western Germany, Police Say

Four people were wounded, one of whom remains in hospital. The driver escaped the scene of the attack and fled to the nearby city of Essen, where he was captured by police. "Investigating authorities are now ...More..

Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to stay focused
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to stay focused

Mattis announced his departure after Trump declared victory over ISIS. He has mused about returning to his roots in Washington state. " Let nothing which is transpiring, change, hinder or delay your milit...More..

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

During an interview on " Fox News Sunday", Conway was asked about President Trump's expectations for the week and year to come, and she said , "First, the Democrats have to come back". Hakeem Jeffries sai...More..

by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Putin Tells Trump in New Year's Letter He's Open to Meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote United States President Donald Trump a New Year's letter , saying the Kremlin is "open to dialogue" on the myriad issues hindering relations between their countries. The ...More..

US Strategic Command sorry for New Year’s tweet about dropping bombs
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

US Strategic Command sorry for New Year’s tweet about dropping bombs

The message, posted on New Year's Eve, was accompanied by a video showing a B-2 bomber dropping weapons. The video concludes with two bombs released from a plane, followed by several massive explosions. Follo...More..

by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

New Year's Eve 2018 typo projected onto Sydney Harbour Bridge

The display was accompanied for the first time by a complimentary light show on Auckland Harbour Bridge. Revelers in Dubai will flock to see fireworks at the world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, while another...More..

Auto deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Auto deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo

British counter-terrorism police are investigating stabbings at Manchester Victoria train station that left three people injured, including a police officer, on New Year's Eve, said the Greater Manchester Polic...More..

Multiple injured after New Year's Eve stabbing at Manchester, UK train station
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Multiple injured after New Year's Eve stabbing at Manchester, UK train station

Man stabbed in Manchester Victoria station on tram platform. A male British Transport Police officer, another man and a woman were taken to the hospital with knife injuries, Greater Manchester Police said. ...More..

Palestinian man jailed for 18 years after killing Briton in Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Palestinian man jailed for 18 years after killing Briton in Jerusalem

Issam Akel, accused of involvement in selling an east Jerusalem building to Jewish buyers, was arrested in October and Israeli and United States officials have since called for his release. "When a US citiz...More..

North Korea's Kim says he's ready for more talks with Trump
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

North Korea's Kim says he's ready for more talks with Trump

In the speech broadcast on state television today, Mr Kim said "if the U.S. does not keep its promise made in front of the whole world. and insists on sanctions and pressures on our republic, we may be left w...More..

Missing woman’s fiance charged with murder, solicitation to commit murder
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Missing woman’s fiance charged with murder, solicitation to commit murder

Patrick Frazee, 32, was charged in Teller County District Court with two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of solicitation to commit murder stemming from the disappearance and presumed killing of ...More..

Missouri woman slain with 2 children, mother was recently widowed
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Missouri woman slain with 2 children, mother was recently widowed

Emery has been charged on 15 counts, including first-degree murder, assault and attempted robbery. Emery was arrested after avoiding police for several hours - attempting to steal a woman's vehicle and attack...More..

NYPD to Deploy Drone to Monitor Times Square on New Year's Eve
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

NYPD to Deploy Drone to Monitor Times Square on New Year's Eve

For 2019, the ball is made up of over 2,500 Waterford crystal triangles, cut to resemble butterflies, small rosette cuts, starbursts, diamond cuts and intricate wedge cuts. Other featured performers include Sti...More..

The Vatican spokeman, Greg Burke, and his deputy resign suddenly
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

The Vatican spokeman, Greg Burke, and his deputy resign suddenly

Garcia Ovejero, 43, a Spaniard, was the first woman to hold the number two post in the press office. Francis named a member of the Vatican's communications office, Alessandro Gisotti, as an interim replacemen...More..

Federalist Writer Bre Payton Passes Away at 26 After Hospitalization
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Federalist Writer Bre Payton Passes Away at 26 After Hospitalization

Unfortunately, she died Friday afternoon in San Diego . "Please, if you're religious at all, send prayers this way". "At this time we ask that you keep her family uplifted in prayer and know that we will see ...More..

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Admits Molesting Maid As Teenager
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Admits Molesting Maid As Teenager

During a speech Saturday about land distribution, Duterte - a notoriously freewheeling speaker - described the assault in detail after straying into the topic of religion, according to CNN affiliate CNN Philip...More..

United Kingdom trade minister says '50-50' chance Brexit may be stopped: paper
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

United Kingdom trade minister says '50-50' chance Brexit may be stopped: paper

In an separate interview, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker suggested the United Kingdom and EU should "start the following day to prepare the future relations" should parliament approve the exi...More..

U.S. senator Elizabeth Warren takes step toward presidential run
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

U.S. senator Elizabeth Warren takes step toward presidential run

Warren for years has been accused of exaggerating her Native American heritage to help get a job as a Harvard law professor. Warren is the most prominent Democrat yet to make a move toward a presidential bid ...More..

Meaning of 'wall' may be up for debate in shutdown's second week
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Meaning of 'wall' may be up for debate in shutdown's second week

One bipartisan proposal is to provide $5.7 billion in funding for the border wall , as well as a congressional reauthorization of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for those b...More..

North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants more summits with South
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants more summits with South

The missive came amid increased skepticism over Kim's willingness to dismantle his arsenal of nuclear weapons, months after a historic summit with President Donald Trump in which the two leaders agreed to work ...More..

Gunman fires at woman and girls in auto in Houston, killing child
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Gunman fires at woman and girls in auto in Houston, killing child

Harris County Sheriff's deputies identified the victim as Jazmine Barnes. Houston police have launched a massive manhunt after a seven-year-old girl was fatally shot in a Walmart parking lot. It's not clear...More..

by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Putin says still 'open to dialogue' with US

According to a report from AOL , Putin wants to discuss the United States' plan to withdraw from a nuclear arms deal made during the Cold War. In his message to May, Putin wished the British people "wellbeing...More..

Russian security agency arrests 'US spy' in Moscow
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Russian security agency arrests 'US spy' in Moscow

It did not provide any detail about the nature of the alleged espionage. A criminal case has been opened against him under Article 276 of the Russian Criminal Code, which allows for prison sentences of up to ...More..

Trump Touts ‘Big Progress’ on China Trade Deal
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Trump Touts ‘Big Progress’ on China Trade Deal

In this December 1 photo, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet over dinner at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, whom Mr Trump na...More..

Morocco arrests Swiss national in connection with killing of Scandinavians
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Morocco arrests Swiss national in connection with killing of Scandinavians

The murder of 24-year-old Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, from Denmark , and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland prompted outrage in Europe and an outpouring of grief across Morocco , which has largely been spare...More..