Rahaf al-Qunun has been granted asylum in Australia, Thai official says

Smiling broadly, the 18-year-old posed for photographers with Freeland at her side, but made no statement. Surachate said the father - whose name has not been released - denied physically abusing Alqunun or trying to force her into an arranged marr... More..

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WEATHER: Brace yourselves... it's going to get COLD
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

WEATHER: Brace yourselves... it's going to get COLD

Once again, Nolan forecasts, we can expect a lot of cold air coming westwards from Siberia and sweeping across Ireland. Temperatures could drop below zero. While this is the average temperature for January, ...More..

Reports of active shooter at New Jersey UPS facility
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Reports of active shooter at New Jersey UPS facility

Police were seen ducking behind vehicles outside a loading ramp at the sprawling complex. From the footage, it appears at least 20 members of law enforcement were on the scene. Gilbert said law enforcement was ...More..

Trump suggests 'full Indian garb' for Warren's husband in renewed attack
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump suggests 'full Indian garb' for Warren's husband in renewed attack

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made after announcing her candidacy for president. In the video, the liberal firebrand had a craving for alcohol: "Hold on a second - I'm gonna get me a beer", she said, as she walk...More..

Canadian risks harsher sentence, including death penalty, at China drug retrial
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Canadian risks harsher sentence, including death penalty, at China drug retrial

The sentence comes after China detained two Canadians in December in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a Chinese technology executive . Schellenberg, who was reportedly detained in northeast Liao...More..

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo agree on need for de-escalation in Yemen
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo agree on need for de-escalation in Yemen

The proposed Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) has been dubbed an Arab Nato. However, President Trump has said Washington wants to preserve the alliance with the kingdom, although the US Senate has clearl...More..

Jayme Closs case: Suspect saw parents as 'barrier' to kidnapping
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Jayme Closs case: Suspect saw parents as 'barrier' to kidnapping

And her alleged kidnaper was still out there, likely hunting for her. After a harrowing 88 days in captivity Jayme Closs has finally been reunited with family, spending her first night home with aunt Jennif...More..

Lion Air crash: 'Black box' voice recorder found
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Lion Air crash: 'Black box' voice recorder found

Indonesia's aviation safety record has improved since its airlines, including national carrier Garuda, were subject to years-long bans from USA and European airspace for safety violations, but the country still...More..

Boeing cargo plane carrying 9 crashes in Iran
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Boeing cargo plane carrying 9 crashes in Iran

The head of Iran's emergency department, Pirhossein Kolivand, said earlier: "We don't have clear information about the details of the crash". Images carried by Iran's state-run media showed the burned-out tai...More..

Why is Poland Washington’s choice for its Iran-focused global summit?
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Why is Poland Washington’s choice for its Iran-focused global summit?

Poland's Foreign Ministry in Warsaw could not immediately be reached for comment on Sunday morning. He made the announcement in an interview during a regional tour aimed at reassuring United States allies aft...More..

Greek defence minister quits over Macedonia name deal
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Greek defence minister quits over Macedonia name deal

Kammenos, who is head of the nationalist Independent Greeks party (ANEL) which has seven MPs, said he was "sacrificing" his post over the Macedonia name issue. "The United States sees this as a historic opportu...More..

Gdansk mayor 'stabbed on stage' by attacker
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Gdansk mayor 'stabbed on stage' by attacker

The director of the hospital in Gdansk where the mayor was taken, Jakub Kraszewski, told reporters just before midnight local time (23:00 GMT) that surgery was underway. The head of the charity, Jerzy Owsiak, i...More..

Trump denies hiding detail of Putin summit talks from staff
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump denies hiding detail of Putin summit talks from staff

The three spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. On Saturday, Pirro also asked the president about a Washington Post report published Saturday say...More..

Israel claims Syria air strike, says hunt for Hezbollah tunnels over
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Israel claims Syria air strike, says hunt for Hezbollah tunnels over

Long wary of publicity around its operations against Iran-linked targets on its northern front, Israel has been lifting the veil in recent days - a sign of confidence in a campaign waged amid occasional tensi...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Suspect in Wisconsin Double-Murder, Kidnapping Case Due in Court Monday

But a closer look by The Post provides potential details about the living conditions Closs was forced to endure while in captivity since October, when alleged abductor Jake Patterson, 21, shot her parents and s...More..

White House asked for options to strike Iran
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

White House asked for options to strike Iran

In early September, an Iraqi militia with ties to Iran launched mortars towards the U.S. embassy in Baghdad's diplomatic district. "Over the past few days, we have seen life-threatening attacks in Iraq, inclu...More..

Gunman opens fire at mall in Salt Lake City suburb, 2 hurt
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Gunman opens fire at mall in Salt Lake City suburb, 2 hurt

Kenny Bass reportedly said. Taqueria 27 reported on Twitter that their Fashion Place location will be closed for the rest of the day, but that all of their employees and customers are safe and have left the...More..

Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage

They point to her hiring of two former organizers from the progressive group Justice Democrats, which helped get her elected, and a November conference call in which she urged, "all Americans know money in p...More..

Weather Authority: Snow to continue falling into the afternoon Sunday
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Weather Authority: Snow to continue falling into the afternoon Sunday

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for counties south of 36 Highway, including Platte, Clinton, Caldwell, and Livingston. In Boston, there is a slight chance of snow showers from 3 to 8 a.m. Most of Kentucky i...More..

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds

The announcement of a pullout is fueling concern about how quickly the US will abandon its Kurdish allies, amid contradictory statements recently by Trump administration officials on an exit timetable. In a Sun...More..

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs reunites with aunt after rescue
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs reunites with aunt after rescue

Jayme provided a description of Patterson's vehicle. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said investigators are trying to figure out what happened to Jayme during her captivity. 'We did get a tip on a sibl...More..

House GOP leader to meet with King over race remarks
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

House GOP leader to meet with King over race remarks

King told The New York Times in an interview that he didn't understand how "white supremacist" or "white nationalist" were offensive terms. Recently re-elected to a ninth term, King has since insisted h...More..

Top Republicans oppose emergency declaration as shutdown drags on
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Top Republicans oppose emergency declaration as shutdown drags on

An attempt Thursday by moderate Republican senators to broker a deal that would have traded immigration protections for undocumented "Dreamers" brought to the USA as children in return for wall money collapsed ...More..

Trump says would not mind releasing details of his conversations with Putin
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump says would not mind releasing details of his conversations with Putin

President Trump blasts the New York Times following their recent report that the FBI investigated if he was working on behalf of Russian Federation. In their message to Trump, the chairmen of the Intelligence...More..

Bus driver rescues baby girl lost, crying and running barefoot
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Bus driver rescues baby girl lost, crying and running barefoot

The child, who was less than 1-year-old, was barefoot and wearing a onesie and diaper, according to MCTS. Ivic stopped her bus, ran across the street, picked up the crying child and carried him to the bus. "I...More..

White House Requested Set of Options to Hit Iran
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

White House Requested Set of Options to Hit Iran

The request to the Pentagon came from U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, and it is unknown if Bolton had conversed with the President prior to making the request. Garrett Marquis, a spokesman for the N...More..

SADC calls for DRC vote recount, proposes unity govt
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

SADC calls for DRC vote recount, proposes unity govt

The commission announced those results early Saturday and results for the presidential campaign on Thursday. "The request seeks the annulment of the result declaring Felix Tshisekedi president", Toussaint Eko...More..

Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses Leave 1 Dead, 12 Hospitalized
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses Leave 1 Dead, 12 Hospitalized

One person was pronounced dead on the scene, and 12 others were rushed to the nearby Enloe Hospital. The victims were between the ages of 19 and at least 30, he said. O'Brien said that the overdose "could hav...More..

Muslim Republican survives recall vote over his religion
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Muslim Republican survives recall vote over his religion

The Tarrant County Republican Party's executive committee voted to make Shahid Shafi, a trauma surgeon, a vice chairman last July in a almost unanimous vote, according Jeremy Bradford, the county party's execu...More..

Sudan human rights body condemns use of live ammunition against protesters
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

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 D...More..