Russian Federation and Japan negotiate World War II peace plan

Moscow is willing to work toward a peace resolution provided " Japan's indisputable recognition of the entirety of results of World War II, including Russia's sovereignty over all of the islands of the southern Kuril chain", Lavrov said in a brie... More..

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Former Mexican president received $100m bribe from 'El Chapo', court hears
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Former Mexican president received $100m bribe from 'El Chapo', court hears

Cifuentes was a key figure in the Sinaloa Cartel, of which Guzman was the head, and claimed that he had heard Guzman bragging about the bribe to the former president. Guzman, 61, has been on trial since Novembe...More..

Kirsten Gillibrand: US senator announces White House bid
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand: US senator announces White House bid

Grabbing Stephen Colbert's hands in a clip released ahead of the Tuesday night's show, Gillibrand, 52, announced she is throwing her cap in the ring alongside Sen. The Democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand...More..

Rotating 300 foot ‘crop circle’ appears in river leaving locals baffled
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Rotating 300 foot ‘crop circle’ appears in river leaving locals baffled

A weird "crop circle" made of ice just popped up in a river in ME - and started rotating, with some confused ducks sitting on top. Bowdoin College physics professor Mark Battle told the Press Herald the cir...More..

Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances measure critical of easing Russian Federation sanctions
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances measure critical of easing Russian Federation sanctions

The Treasury Department notified Congress in mid-December that it meant to lift sanctions on the companies linked to Deripask following the oligarch's holdings being reduced. In December, the US Treasury said...More..

Gates Still Cooperating With 'Several Ongoing Investigations,' Mueller Says
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gates Still Cooperating With 'Several Ongoing Investigations,' Mueller Says

Many of their arguments were obscured in the heavily redacted public filing. The filing from last week also included a description of a meeting in which Manafort and his business partner, Konstantin Kilimnik,...More..

Australia to force local governments to induct citizens on national holiday
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Australia to force local governments to induct citizens on national holiday

The government will also ban "board shorts" and "thongs" from those events. Mr Coleman acknowledged that "there is no requirement" forcing councils to hold their citizenship ceremonies on the 26 of January an...More..

European Union to step up planning for no deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

European Union to step up planning for no deal Brexit

But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the PM had "completely and utterly failed". The British parliament is widely expected to vote against May's deal on Tuesday , opening up outcomes ranging from a disor...More..

China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

China court sentences Canadian to death as diplomatic row deepens

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is extremely concerned that China has chosen to "arbitrarily" apply the death penalty against a Canadian. William Nee of Amnesty International noted that drug-re...More..

Feast Fit For A Burger King
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Feast Fit For A Burger King

Much has been made about the Tigers' trip to see President Trump , with most of the attention centered on the meal they were given. Lineman Matt Bockhorst joked that no one would pass up a pile of McDonal...More..

3 children found dead after getting trapped inside chest freezer
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

3 children found dead after getting trapped inside chest freezer

Investigators believe that the lid was closed and the latch had fallen into place, sealing the children inside. According to the sheriff, two of the children were siblings - the 1-year old girl and the 6-ye...More..

Minn. toddler OK after tumbling from moving vehicle
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Minn. toddler OK after tumbling from moving vehicle

The shocking incident was captured on Chad Cheddar Mock's dashcam as he was driving behind the mother's vehicle at about 11.45am. Mock came to the aid of the child, who was confirmed by police to be uninjured. ...More..

Italy sends aircraft to Bolivia after arrest of fugitive Battisti
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Italy sends aircraft to Bolivia after arrest of fugitive Battisti

During his presidential campaign the far-right Bolsonaro - who took office on January 1st - vowed that if elected he would "immediately" send Battisti back to Italy . "He must rot in jail until his last days, ...More..

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo goes free at ICC court
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo goes free at ICC court

Meanwhile, AFP reports that wild scenes also erupted in Gbagbo's home town in the Ivory Coast , Gagnoa. This time, they failed to show Gbagbo's speeches directly incited crime, judge Tarfusser said. Emmanu...More..

New Honduras Migrant Caravan Justifies Need for Border Wall
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

New Honduras Migrant Caravan Justifies Need for Border Wall

An additional 350 Hondurans crossed into Guatemalan territory, but were being detained by migration officials checking their documents, according to pro-migrant activists traveling with them. As the new carav...More..

French media denounce violent ‘yellow vest’ attacks on press
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

French media denounce violent ‘yellow vest’ attacks on press

Worldwide flights to French capital Paris dropped in December past year, amid Yellow Vest protests , the country's state-run tourism agency said on Friday. A few hundred protesters also clashed with police i...More..

British MP shares how ugly Brexit politics have become
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

British MP shares how ugly Brexit politics have become

May refused to consider delaying Brexit, which is set to happen on March 29, to sort out the parliamentary stalemate, despite pleas from Labour and Conservative MPs for her to do so. "All Tory and Labour MPs ca...More..

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan Consider Creating Security Zone In Syria
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan Consider Creating Security Zone In Syria

Turkey's relations with America plummeted further yesterday after President Trump threatened the country with economic ruin if it attacked Washington's Kurdish allies in Syria . The plan was mooted to Trump'...More..

Iran's satellite failed to reach orbit, officials say
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Iran's satellite failed to reach orbit, officials say

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promptly slammed Iran over the launch, accusing Tehran of lying and alleging that the "innocent satellite" was actually "the first stage of an intercontinental m...More..

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex

Al-Shabaab, the militant Islamist organisation based in neighbouring Somalia, has already claimed responsibility on its in-house radio network and online. Simon Crump, who works at one of the offices, said work...More..

Coming to Canada 'worth the risk,' says Saudi teen refugee
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Coming to Canada 'worth the risk,' says Saudi teen refugee

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she never thought there was even a one per cent chance that she would be able to come to Canada, or that people would be talking about her story around the world. Australian me...More..

Anger from Arab Christians over crucified Ronald McDonald in Haifa exhibition
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Anger from Arab Christians over crucified Ronald McDonald in Haifa exhibition

Israeli police claim the protestors hurled rocks that wounded three officers, after a protestor threw a Molotov cocktail at the museum's building on Thursday. In a letter she penned to museum director Nissim Ta...More..

China Reports Record Trade Surplus with US, Amid Signs of Slowing Economy
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

China Reports Record Trade Surplus with US, Amid Signs of Slowing Economy

Data released Monday by China's customs bureau shows the country's exports to the US grew more than 11 percent in 2018. The two countries have hit each other with tit-for-tariffs on goods worth hundreds of bi...More..

These Are The Democrats Supporting The LA Teachers Strike
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

These Are The Democrats Supporting The LA Teachers Strike

School officials say that while they have a sizable reserve now at about $1.8 billion, that money will dwindle in the next few years because of growing pension and health-care benefit costs and that the price...More..

Trump's changes to contraceptive coverage mandate blocked nationwide
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump's changes to contraceptive coverage mandate blocked nationwide

There is still a chance that a nationwide injunction could be issued in a separate case by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his New Jersey counterpart, Gurbir Grewal. A federal health official say...More..

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators

Comey's firing in May 2017, particularly two instances in which Mr. Trump tied the Comey dismissal to the Russian Federation investigation, helped prompt the counterintelligence aspect of the inquiry, the peopl...More..

Trump Goes Off On Comey: 'He's A Bad Cop, A Dirty Cop'
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump Goes Off On Comey: 'He's A Bad Cop, A Dirty Cop'

A former senior administration official said a number of top figures in the administration sought in the hours and days after the meeting to find out details of what Trump and Putin had discussed. Ken Starr sa...More..

by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Donald Trump's trade war hits Chinese exports

China's December soybean imports plunged 40.1 percent from a year earlier, customs data showed on Monday, as it cut purchases from the United States, its second-largest supplier, because of the trade war bet...More..

Barr says Trump asked him for no promises
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Barr says Trump asked him for no promises

She said senior ethics officials were consulted about the memo and have advised that it presents no conflict of interest to Barr's work as attorney general. "That is how it should be. And, if you confirm me, th...More..

Leader of Venezuela Congress says he is prepared to assume presidency
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Leader of Venezuela Congress says he is prepared to assume presidency

Guaido, 35, made the announcement less than a week after being selected to lead Venezuela's National Assembly, vowing to press for transition of power. In Washington, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro recogn...More..