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 to the United Nations last month, other n... More..

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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..

Massive explosion in Paris, photos on Twitter show buildings on fire
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Massive explosion in Paris, photos on Twitter show buildings on fire

A police spokeswoman said several injuries have been reported but no deaths. The spokesperson, who wasn't authorised to be publicly named, provided no further details. Debris from a burned vehicle and broken ...More..

Police respond as 'suspicious package' sent to British consulate in Melbourne
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Police respond as 'suspicious package' sent to British consulate in Melbourne

The Australian Federal Police are investigating the circumstances around the packages and are working with local authorities and MFB. A spokesman for the U.S. Metropolitan Fire Brigade station officer Bryan K...More..

Syria: Israeli Missiles Strike Damascus Airport
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Syria: Israeli Missiles Strike Damascus Airport

The attack took place at 11:15 p.m. (2115 GMT), it said. "Israeli warplanes coming from the direction of the Galilee fired several missiles towards the vicinity of Damascus". An unspecified number of the targ...More..

Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman

Al-Qunun's plight unfolded on social media , drawing support from around the world, which convinced Thai authorities to back down from sending her back to Saudi Arabia . Qunun has refused to meet her father a...More..

FBI Reportedly Investigated Whether Trump Was Working For Russia
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

FBI Reportedly Investigated Whether Trump Was Working For Russia

Earlier on Friday, Giuliani sounded a little less confident, requesting that the Trump administration get the opportunity to "correct" the final Mueller report: "As a matter of fairness, they should show it t...More..

GoFundMe border wall campaign to refund donors after falling short of goal
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

GoFundMe border wall campaign to refund donors after falling short of goal

Heartened by the overwhelming support of fellow Americans who have donated over $20 million to the viral GoFundMe campaign " We the People Will Fund the Wall ", war hero and triple-amputee veteran Brian Kolf...More..