Sudan human rights body condemns use of live ammunition against protesters

Anti-government protests first flared last month and have posed the most serious challenge yet to Bashir, a former army general who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in the Darfur region. Although the trigger was ... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

There has been confusion over plans to implement Trump's pullout order amid threats from Turkey to attack the Kurdish fighters, who are seen by Ankara as terrorists due to their ties to insurgents within Turk...More..

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK Parliament won’t allow no deal
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK Parliament won’t allow no deal

Tory ex-PM Sir John Major today called for Article 50 to be revoked to give the United Kingdom more time, saying it was the "only sensible course". She said the United Kingdom risks crashing out of the Euro...More..

Man who killed police officer had been ordered to surrender AR-15
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Man who killed police officer had been ordered to surrender AR-15

The case stemmed from Limbaugh getting arrested in September for assaulting someone at Cache Creek Casino, Yolo County Sheriff's Sgt. Matthew Davis said. Pytel said it doesn't appear as though Limbaugh, who has...More..

Israel Unveils Highway in West Bank Slammed by Palestinians as 'Apartheid Road'
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Israel Unveils Highway in West Bank Slammed by Palestinians as 'Apartheid Road'

However, the Palestinian government has no jurisdiction over Israelis in the West Bank, and violent acts carried out by Israeli settlers often occur in the presence of Israeli military forces who rarely act to ...More..

Frantic 911 call after woman in vegetative state gives birth
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Frantic 911 call after woman in vegetative state gives birth

But the 29-year-old woman, who is described in a medical report as having tubes to feed her and help her breathe, may not have had a swollen belly, according to a doctor of fetal medicine. "The woman and the ba...More..

Nikki Haley, Ivanka Trump reportedly among possible World Bank nominees
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Nikki Haley, Ivanka Trump reportedly among possible World Bank nominees

Ivanka Trump's previous business experience includes her work with the Trump Organization and managing her own lifestyle and fashion brand. In addition to Trump and Haley, who stepped down as US ambassador t...More..

Rep. Steve King under fire for white supremacy remark
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Rep. Steve King under fire for white supremacy remark

King's comments came during a New York Times profile of the Iowa Congressman titled, " Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics ". The Iowa Congressman clearly holds an...More..

Greece says it has grounds for war reparation claim against Germany
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Greece says it has grounds for war reparation claim against Germany

In a televised exchange with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday thanked her supporting Greece's efforts to exit its worldwide bailouts and addressing ...More..

US approved thousands of child bride requests
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

US approved thousands of child bride requests

The AP talked to some victims of forced marriage who said the U.S.'s immigration laws coupled with the power of a US passport has contributed to the problem. The girl was younger than her spouse or fiancé in 95...More..

Aussie Teen Dies in Austrian Avalanche in Front of Parents
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Aussie Teen Dies in Austrian Avalanche in Front of Parents

International Grammar School principal Shauna Colnan offered support to fellow students in an email to parents on Thursday night, confirming the death to the public on Friday. Several railway lines in the Alps ...More..

Trump swore interpreter to secrecy after Putin meeting and took away notes
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Trump swore interpreter to secrecy after Putin meeting and took away notes

According to the Post , Trump took away his interpreter's notes from the meeting "instructing the linguist not to discuss what had transpired with other administration officials". According to Trump, "the FBI ...More..

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against sentence
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against sentence

Before their arrest, the reporters had been working on a Reuters investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys by security forces and Buddhist civilians in western Myanmar's Rakhine State ...More..

Myanmar rejects appeal of jailed journalists who claim set-up
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Myanmar rejects appeal of jailed journalists who claim set-up

The conviction of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo has drawn condemnation from rights groups, Western governments and global press associations and has raised questions about press freedom in Myanmar as it transitions...More..

Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

President Trump is refusing to approve a funding budget unless his $5.7billion (£4.5billion) finance bill for a wall along the US-Mexico border is agreed. Aaron Blake of The Washington Post took a differ...More..

Winter storm continues into Saturday
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Winter storm continues into Saturday

Maps depicting projected snow totals across the area and the west-east extent of the Winter Storm warnings (pink-shaded areas calling for up to a foot of snow) and Winter Weather Advisories are shown below....More..

Brexit 'paralysis' means we might stay in the European Union after all
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Brexit 'paralysis' means we might stay in the European Union after all

Asked whether she agreed with Mr Hunt that the United Kingdom could thrive after a no-deal Brexit , Ms Rudd told Today: "This is a strong and great country, we will find a way to succeed but I do not think t...More..

Quick-thinking Milwaukee bus driver saves wandering baby, dramatic video shows
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Quick-thinking Milwaukee bus driver saves wandering baby, dramatic video shows

Hopefully, it'll be the last time it's needed. Ivic was presented Thursday with an award by county officials for her act of kindness. The child slows down for a moment then begins to run again. "Oh my god, ...More..

Sheriff says abducted US teenager a 'hero'
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Sheriff says abducted US teenager a 'hero'

Officers arrested 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson minutes after Jayme was found, based on the girl's description of his vehicle. Within minutes, Patterson was pulled over and jailed on kidnapping and homici...More..

Florida pardons four black men of 1949 rape of white girl
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Florida pardons four black men of 1949 rape of white girl

Following the alleged attack - that many now doubt even took place - one of the Groveland Four was chased and killed by a posse and two were shot, one fatally, by a segregationist white sheriff. Irvin was p...More..

Winter storm in Midwest sees 5 road deaths, power outages
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Winter storm in Midwest sees 5 road deaths, power outages

Missouri isn't the only state being hit by this traveling snow storm. A massive winter storm, stretching from the Great Plains to the East Coast, is dumping snow and causing hundreds of traffic accidents ...More..

US vows to pressure Venezuela's 'illegitimate' Maduro
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

US vows to pressure Venezuela's 'illegitimate' Maduro

Maduro, a 56-year-old former bus driver and Chavez's hand-picked successor, took the helm of government after narrowly winning election following Chavez's 2013 death. " Nicolas Maduro today is making a mo...More..

Julian Castro To Announce 2020 Presidential Bid Saturday
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Julian Castro To Announce 2020 Presidential Bid Saturday

Since announcing formation of an exploratory committee in December, Mr Castro has begun to stake out positions on policy debates that will dominate the nominating contests that kick off early next year. "There'...More..

GOP senator: Rep. King's white supremacy remarks hurt nation
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

GOP senator: Rep. King's white supremacy remarks hurt nation

It seems insane to think that in 2019, a USA congressperson would be extolling the virtues of white supremacy, but here's Rep. Steve King spouting off about white heritage yet again. "Some in our party wonder...More..

Davis police officer shot and killed
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Davis police officer shot and killed

The suspect was later found dead in a house near the shooting. As Corona was treated for multiple gunshot wounds including one to her neck, the suspect fled the scene, heading south on C Street toward Third S...More..

Florida governor will be in Broward County, possibly to announce sheriff's suspension
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Florida governor will be in Broward County, possibly to announce sheriff's suspension

Alaina Petty was killed in the MSD shooting. "Yeah, well, I think he needs to say that to the families. There's a new sheriff in town". Tony, 40, has served five years on the SWAT team. "There was no wrongd...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Death toll rises in Europe as snow continues to fall

International Grammar School principal Shauna Colnan said she broke the tragic news to students on Thursday. "Max Meyer was about to enter Year 11, and his life has been tragically cut short", the email repor...More..

Huawei Sales Director Arrested in Poland on Spying Charges
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Huawei Sales Director Arrested in Poland on Spying Charges

Those included the Interior Ministry, the Office of Electronic Communications, a regulatory body that oversees cyber and other telecommunications issues, and the International Security Agency, Poland's countere...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Petition Calls For Release Of Novi Man Held For Spying In Russia

Paul Whelan is pictured in this undated photo released by his family. Krasnova added that the appellant requested that the court annul the suspect's arrest warrant and release him on bail, the amount of which...More..

Exploring the challengers to New Zealand's Baldwin Street
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Exploring the challengers to New Zealand's Baldwin Street

The street is one-way and only allows traffic to descend the hill, a restriction that is thought to thwart cyclists from attempting the gradient. But the mayor of Dunedin appeared to brush off the challenge t...More..