Russian Pop Star Cancels US Tour

Scott Balber, Agalarov's attorney, has said that his client is "happy" to speak to Mueller and to Congress on a voluntary basis, but given that no agreement has been reached yet, the singer is unwilling to "be subpoenaed or held under a material witn... More..

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Venezuela: VP Pence Calls for Overthrow of President Maduro
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Venezuela: VP Pence Calls for Overthrow of President Maduro

The expected move comes almost two weeks after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was inaugurated for a second term that the USA, dozens of other countries and the Venezuelan opposition has decried as ille...More..

Saudi sisters who washed up in NY had killed themselves
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Saudi sisters who washed up in NY had killed themselves

They were found dead on October 24. Rotana and Tala Farea, ages 23 and 16, of Fairfax County, Va., bound themselves before descending into the river and drowning, the medical examiner determined. A jogger sai...More..

Moves to delay Brexit 'extraordinary and undemocratic' - Raab
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Moves to delay Brexit 'extraordinary and undemocratic' - Raab

On the European Union side, a second referendum would be welcomed by many, and it would nearly certainly mean an extension to exit day, which is now scheduled for March 29. Meanwhile, International Trade Se...More..

US has
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

US has "no plan" as Syria pullout proceeds: ex-envoy

In that call, while the former envoy was in Iraq, Pompeo "informed us that there had been a sudden change in plans: President Trump , after a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart, planned to declare...More..

Momentum gathers behind British MPs' bid to stop no-deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Momentum gathers behind British MPs' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

Ireland's deputy prime minister, Simon Coveney, was caught on tape last week indicating his fellow ministers should not talk about the resumption of border checks publicly for fear of a backlash. However, uneas...More..

3 men from MI charged with planning to aid Islamic State
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

3 men from MI charged with planning to aid Islamic State

The FBI arrested three MI residents who were born in Kenya on terrorism charges this week. They were arraigned in Grand Rapids. Reports indicated that Abdikadir Muse was arrested at the airport in MI as he ...More..

European Union imposes sanctions on Syrians and Russians over chemical, Skripal attacks
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

European Union imposes sanctions on Syrians and Russians over chemical, Skripal attacks

Russian agents have been blamed for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury in March past year using the Soviet-developed nerve agent Novichok. Evidence also suggests ...More..

Ice warning issued by Met Office
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ice warning issued by Met Office

The runway at Liverpool Airport was temporarily closed due to icy conditions, causing some flights to be delayed. Several inches of snow are expected in the Highlands and some areas of the northeast. He added...More..

Indonesia reviews plan to release ailing terrorist
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Indonesia reviews plan to release ailing terrorist

Chief Security Minister Wiranto said Monday the president had ordered a review of the decision, which was met with criticism both at home and overseas, including from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. W...More..

Boy in hospital following dingo attack on Fraser Island
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Boy in hospital following dingo attack on Fraser Island

A young boy has been attacked by a group of dingoes on Australia's popular tourist spot of Fraser Island. Mark said his son had "severe puncture wounds" and bite marks on both of his legs. He said one dingo w...More..

France summons Italian ambassador over deputy PM's Africa comments
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

France summons Italian ambassador over deputy PM's Africa comments

Speaking on Saturday in central Italy, Di Maio attacked France's Africa policy, the latest chapter in a war of words between Rome and Paris since the anti-establishment 5-Star-Movement and far-right League ...More..

Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers in West Bank
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Israel holds Hamas responsible for all fire from the Gaza Strip, even if it carried out by smaller groups. The IDF said that no Israeli soldiers were injured in the shooting incident, and there were no imme...More..

Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing

The White House Correspondents Association called the decision a retreat from transparency and accountability that sets a bad precedent. " ABC News reported Tuesday that Sanders" 35-day drought on holding ...More..

Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Enclave In New York
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Enclave In New York

They're charged with first-degree criminal possession of a weapon and conspiracy. Phelan said it's possible federal charges will be filed. Three improvised explosive devices were found at the 16-year-old'...More..

Top US court allows Trump to restrict transgender military service
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Top US court allows Trump to restrict transgender military service

Justice Department spokesperson Kerri Kupec noted that they will continue to defend the new policy in the lower courts - the Supreme Court's ruling doesn't address the legality of the ban, only stays the low...More..

Monitor: 12 of 21 Killed in Israeli Strikes Were Iranian Fighters
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Monitor: 12 of 21 Killed in Israeli Strikes Were Iranian Fighters

Following a weekend that saw Israel retaliate for an Iranian attack on the Golan Heights, Iran's air force chief said that his forces were ready to fight a war culminating in "Israel's disappearance", The Tim...More..

Pence officially backs Venezuelan opposition, condemns President Maduro
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Pence officially backs Venezuelan opposition, condemns President Maduro

Venezuela's opposition has been largely leaderless since Guaido's mentor, Leopoldo Lopez, was arrested in 2014 during street protests. Their voices were heard, though, according to the non-governmental Soc...More..

Russian Plane Diversion Latest: Passenger Demands Aeroflot 737 Be Diverted to Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Russian Plane Diversion Latest: Passenger Demands Aeroflot 737 Be Diverted to Afghanistan

An Airbus A320 belonging to the Russian company Aeroflot prepares to take off on September 26, 2017 from Toulouse-Blagnac airport in southwestern France. It provided no further detail, saying investigators were...More..

American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Had Russian 'State Secrets' on USB Stick
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Had Russian 'State Secrets' on USB Stick

Officers from Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) then arrested Whelan in his hotel room with the alleged classified materials. The arrest of Whelan comes weeks after Russian national Maria Butina ple...More..

EC Praises Signing of Franco-German Cooperation Treaty
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

EC Praises Signing of Franco-German Cooperation Treaty

US President Donald Trump late past year mocked both European powers by tweeting that "it was Germany in World Wars One & Two - How did that work out for France? ". The Visegrad group, made up of the Czech R...More..

Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star dies after ravine fall
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star dies after ravine fall

The 36-year-old mountaineer, who often posted photos as the "Bikini Climber" on social media , was found dead in Taiwan's Yushan National Park on Monday, according to multiple media reports . On 24 Decemb...More..

Mali: 10 United Nations peacekeepers from Chad killed in terror attack in Kidal
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Mali: 10 United Nations peacekeepers from Chad killed in terror attack in Kidal

Guterres said the peacekeepers "responded robustly" against the attack and killed several of the assailants. The 15,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali, established in 2013, is one of the UN's most risky....More..

Sorority Says It Kicked out Student Who Filmed Racist Blackface Video
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sorority Says It Kicked out Student Who Filmed Racist Blackface Video

He also noted the two students have offered to apologize, but it's unclear whether they will face any disciplinary actions. Moore said the video "is in no way consistent with Tri Delta's ideals" and apologized ...More..

Arctic chill today... Snow returns late Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Arctic chill today... Snow returns late Tuesday

The clouds roll in tonight with low temperatures in the single digits. Heavy downpours will be possible as winds gust up near 35 miles per hour! "Snow will develop late this morning or early this afternoon an...More..

May puts Brexit 'Plan B' strategy to parliament
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

May puts Brexit 'Plan B' strategy to parliament

It is "obvious" there will be a hard border in Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the European Commission's chief spokesman has said. May didn't offer any proposals on Monday, but she said she planned to...More..

Trump tweets MLK Day tribute in wake of criticism
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Trump tweets MLK Day tribute in wake of criticism

Joined by Vice President Pence, Trump made a brief appearance at the Martin Luther King, Jr . President Donald Trump has paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. nor the president, have any official th...More..

Daesh-claimed bomb attack kills 5 SDF militants in NE Syria
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Daesh-claimed bomb attack kills 5 SDF militants in NE Syria

The Observatory said three people were injured, but the USA military said there were no American casualties. The attack, on which there was no immediate comment from the coalition, came less than a week afte...More..

Brexit: Hints of rapprochement between DUP and Theresa May
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brexit: Hints of rapprochement between DUP and Theresa May

The First Minister said she would reveal details of her timetable for a second independence referendum within a "matter of weeks". She said it would break the trust of the 17.4 million voters who backed leaving...More..

Pakistan may host Taliban, US talks
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Pakistan may host Taliban, US talks

He said that solution to Afghan issue is not possible without intra-Afghan dialogue, adding that, "Pakistan considers it vital for restoring peace in the entire region". Washington, he added, was mistaken to co...More..