Cohen, ex-Trump lawyer, to testify publicly before Congress

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who was made chairman of the committee after Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives, made the announcement Thursday. "COHEN asked Individual 1 about the possibility of Individual 1 traveling to Russian Fed... More..

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by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Trump Just Cancelled His Trip to Davos Because of the Shutdown

He said he will not attending because Democrats will not budge on border security, thus continuing the government shutdown. The partial government shutdown is in its third week with no sign of a truce loomi...More..

U.S. pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

U.S. pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way

Secondly, the U.S., in the non-paper, committed itself to defeating the remnants of IS and continuing to damage IS targets throughout the withdrawal period. Russian military police have already started to patro...More..

Rape Probe After Woman In Coma For 14 Years Gives Birth
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rape Probe After Woman In Coma For 14 Years Gives Birth

He acknowledged the public interest in the story but confirmed the family are "not emotionally ready" to come forward with their own comment at this time. They issued the statement a day after the company's C...More..

'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row in South Africa
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row in South Africa

On the other side of the school, parents of white children broke a fence and removed their children, with some of the adults armed with firearms. Spokesperson for the NFP Sabelo Sigudu said: 'These private sc...More..

Man caught on camera licking doorbell over three-hour period
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Man caught on camera licking doorbell over three-hour period

Sylvia Dungan , relieved that her kids weren't hurt, was able to find the humor in the situation. "I go, '5am in the morning?' My son doesn't get home till 6am, well then who the heck is that?" Rather than ...More..

Family of man wrongfully accused in Jazmine Barnes' shooting speaks out
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Family of man wrongfully accused in Jazmine Barnes' shooting speaks out

News of the charges against Woodruffe came the same day that hundreds of mourners gathered for Jazmine's funeral at The Community of Faith Church in North Houston . Prosecutors said he confessed to driving t...More..

Ex-Israeli Minister Charged of Iran Spying to Serve 11 years
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Ex-Israeli Minister Charged of Iran Spying to Serve 11 years

The Shin Bet internal security service accused him in a statement at the time of providing Iran with "information related to the energy market, security sites in Israel, buildings and officials in political a...More..

US says aware of reports of Iran's detention of US citizen
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

US says aware of reports of Iran's detention of US citizen

White's mother, Joanne White, confirmed to CBS News that her son never made his scheduled return flight at the end of July, at which point the family reported him missing. U.S. officials believe Levinson, wh...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Man in Australia arrested after 38 suspicious packages sent to foreign consulates

Savas Avan allegedly sent 38 packages to embassies and consulates in Melbourne, Canberra , and Sydney . On Wednesday, emergency services raced to a string of diplomatic facilities in Melbourne that had rece...More..

Iran dismisses as 'lies' reports about U.S. citizen
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Iran dismisses as 'lies' reports about U.S. citizen

The semi-official Tasnim news agency reported the confirmation about California native Michael White, 46, quoting Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi. It was based on the account of a former Iranian pri...More..

Brexit impact: Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Brexit impact: Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

Management, marketing and administrative roles are expected to be the main target of JLR's jobs cuts, which will attempt to deliver £2.5bn of cost-cutting measures amid a downturn in Chinese sales, the decline ...More..

Congo braces for election results after commission meets overnight
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Congo braces for election results after commission meets overnight

The election had been delayed for more than two years as many Congolese anxious that President Joseph Kabila would try to stay in power. Tshisekedi, 55, hopes the elections will hand him the presidential priz...More..

Malta reaches deal for 49 stranded migrants to disembark
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Malta reaches deal for 49 stranded migrants to disembark

The eight countries that will take them in include Italy, whose anti-migrant interior minister, Matteo Salvini , had vowed for days that none would reach Italian soil. He underlined that Europe can't count "...More..

California man arrested for stealing roommate's $10m lottery ticket
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

California man arrested for stealing roommate's $10m lottery ticket

The ticket turned out to be a victor that the man initially thought was worth $10,000. He reported the matter to police after suspecting that one of his two roommates had taken the ticket and replaced it wi...More..

Trump Orders FEMA To Cut Off Aid For California Wildfire Recovery
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trump Orders FEMA To Cut Off Aid For California Wildfire Recovery

California was devastated by a series of rapidly moving fires late past year. Trump at the same time appeared concerned for California residents in the path of the fires' wrath and unconcerned that cutting of...More..

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip

State media outlets in China and North Korea, in an unusual move, announced Kim's trip in advance, as a train carrying the North Korean leader and his entourage of senior officials crossed into China. Trump sai...More..

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Rosenstein had planned to serve only about two years, and there was no indication he was being forced out by President Donald Trump , who has complained about his oversight of the special counsel investigatio...More..

How China’s Belt and Road reportedly funded corruption in Malaysia
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

How China’s Belt and Road reportedly funded corruption in Malaysia

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad shakes hands with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the end of a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing August 20, 2018. He pleaded not guilty and has cons...More..

Norway billionaire's wife Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen being held for ransom
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Norway billionaire's wife Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen being held for ransom

Falkevik Hagen is married to Tom Hagen , an investor with business interests in power generation and real estate estimated to be worth 1.7 billion kroner (200 million dollars), according to financial site Kapi...More..

Trump undecided on national emergency declaration
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trump undecided on national emergency declaration

After Trump said that "innocent people" are being "horribly victimized" by immigrants who commit crimes, Smith quickly added perspective. It does not help the president's cause in negotiating with Democrats...More..

US, Taliban talks hit a snag
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

US, Taliban talks hit a snag

The Taliban has previously said the presence of foreign troops was the biggest obstacle to peace in Afghanistan. "But we also believe that the Taliban should not have a dominant role in Afghanistan". The stat...More..

Democrats block Senate bill on Israel boycotts, citing United States government shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Democrats block Senate bill on Israel boycotts, citing United States government shutdown

The Democratic senators representing Maryland and Virginia organized the effort, which led to a 56-44 vote against limiting debate on a motion to proceed to the legislation, which needed 60 votes for adoption. ...More..

Scott Morrison shoe photoshop fail gives Australian prime minister two left feet
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Scott Morrison shoe photoshop fail gives Australian prime minister two left feet

In October 2018, the prime minister's personal website was taken over by a prankster who claimed the domain license had not been renewed, and took the opportunity for the rock song Scotty Doesn't Know to be p...More..

Iran 'killed dissidents' on Dutch soil
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Iran 'killed dissidents' on Dutch soil

Its agents plotted to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in France and to assassinate an opposition member in Denmark past year. Copenhagen sought an EU-wide response. Last year, the Dutch government said it ...More..

Japan Has The Most Powerful Passport In The World
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Japan Has The Most Powerful Passport In The World

It acquired visa-free access to Myanmar, helping it beat passport rival Singapore. Singapore and South Korea were tied at joint second place, with access to 189 destinations, and France and Germany were joint...More..

Egypt President opens biggest Church in the Middle East
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Egypt President opens biggest Church in the Middle East

Egyptian security forces have battled extremists in the mainly desert region, stretching from the Suez Canal eastwards to the Gaza Strip and Israel , since 2013. Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was arres...More..

Trespasser Caught On Camera Licking Doorbell
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trespasser Caught On Camera Licking Doorbell

Police identified 33-year-old Arroyo from the video and say he could face two misdemeanor charges for theft and prowling. He has not yet been located. Roberto Daniel Arroyo spent an unhealthily long time licki...More..

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Manafort accused of sharing Trump polling data with Russian operative

Manafort's lawyers claim their client is confined at times to a wheelchair, suffering from gout, brought on by the stress of his prosecution and incarceration in a Virginia prison. That's according to a court...More..

20-year-old German confesses to massive data hack spurred by 'annoyance'
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

20-year-old German confesses to massive data hack spurred by 'annoyance'

The suspect was arrested in the German state of Hesse on Sunday as part of a joint investigation by Frankfurt's Attorney General, the Central Office for the Suppression of Cybercrime (ZIT) and the Federal Crimi...More..