State lawmakers pass 'Reproductive Health Act'

The so-called "fetal heartbeat" bill would have effectively outlawed all abortions in Iowa by banning the procedure as soon as fetal cardiac activity is detected-this happens at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women even discover they ar... More..

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Officials overruled after rejecting Kushner's top secret security clearance
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Officials overruled after rejecting Kushner's top secret security clearance

In a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, Representative Elijah Cummings (D., Md.) claimed that the White House and Trump's transition team "appear to have disregarded established procedures for safegu...More..

Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee

Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer and fixer, postponed his February testimony on Wednesday. His lawyer, Lanny Davis, said Trump has been threatening Cohen, as well as suggesting that one of his rel...More..

NC 'Emergency': 3 Kids Went Out to Play, 2 Returned
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

NC 'Emergency': 3 Kids Went Out to Play, 2 Returned

The two children he had been playing with returned to the house, but Hathaway wasn't with them. Divers also assessed nearby ponds, WTVD reported. Hughes said earlier Thursday they were working around the cloc...More..

Meticulous work ahead in Russia-Japan peace talks: Putin
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Meticulous work ahead in Russia-Japan peace talks: Putin

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday, is pushing for a treaty for the islands, known as the Southern Kuriles in Russia and the Northern Ter...More..

United States envoy for Syria Jeffrey visits Turkey
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

United States envoy for Syria Jeffrey visits Turkey

Russian Federation says it expects Assad's government to take over Kurdish-held border regions east of the Euphrates River following the planned USA troop withdrawal from the area, while Turkey objects to the...More..

New Congo president Tshisekedi calls for unity
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

New Congo president Tshisekedi calls for unity

Tshisekedi was briefly taken ill before resuming his speech. His spokesperson later said that his bulletproof vest had been too tight and he had since removed it. Voting is delayed until March 2019 in two regi...More..

China's leader 'dangerous enemy' of freedom, George Soros warns
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

China's leader 'dangerous enemy' of freedom, George Soros warns

During his speech, Soros also called on President Trump to drop trade disputes with other countries to focus on China , particularly in an effort to crackdown on tech firms like Huawei and ZTE. The businessm...More..

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

Cohen wishes to thank Chairman Cummings for allowing him to appear before the House Oversight Committee and looks forward to testifying at the appropriate time". But Jordan and Rep. Mark Meadows issued a lette...More..

Italy Ordered to Pay Damages to Amanda Knox
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Italy Ordered to Pay Damages to Amanda Knox

Knox, now 31, spent nearly four years in an Italian prison following her conviction for the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher , but was definitively acquitted in 2015. The police interpreter had gone beyond thei...More..

Australian citizen Yang Heungjun feared detained in China
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Australian citizen Yang Heungjun feared detained in China

Neither the Chinese nor Australian government has yet provided official confirmation of the detention, although Australian officials have been seeking information about Yang since he was reported missing. Can...More..

Mexico's murder rate hits record 33000 in 2018
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Mexico's murder rate hits record 33000 in 2018

Homicides in Mexico reached a record-level of 33,341 in 2018, up almost 33 percent since the previous year, according to official statistics released Monday from the Interior Ministry, a result of the ongoing t...More..

Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strike
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strike

Rank and file members of United Teachers Los Angeles voted overwhelmingly late on Tuesday to approve a 3-1/2 year contract agreement that the union and school district had reached before dawn that day, unio...More..

State of the Union speech shelved after Trump banned from Congress
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

State of the Union speech shelved after Trump banned from Congress

In an effort to force the hand of Pelosi, who had already urged Trump to reschedule due to shutdown-related security shortcomings, the president wrote to her saying it would be "so very sad for our Country" i...More..

Senate seeks solution to open U.S. government; Trump insists on wall
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Senate seeks solution to open U.S. government; Trump insists on wall

On Thursday, Republicans and Democrats entered the Senate with their own dead-on-arrival bills to end the shutdown , hoping that they could serve as fertilizer for more realistic talks. Growing numbers of ...More..

US Commerce Chief to Federal Workers: Get a Loan
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

US Commerce Chief to Federal Workers: Get a Loan

He urged them to seek loans from banks and credit unions to supplement their lost wages. "And I think what Wilbur was probably trying to say is that they will work along". "A huge share of government workers we...More..

Five People Shot Dead At SunTrust Bank in Florida
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Five People Shot Dead At SunTrust Bank in Florida

There was no indication that the shooting was a bank robbery gone wrong, police said. A third victim, 38-year-old Ana Pinon-Williams, was identified later Wednesday during a news conference held by her brot...More..

Atomic scientists keep Doomsday Clock at two minutes to midnight
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Atomic scientists keep Doomsday Clock at two minutes to midnight

The BAS has warned we are "normalising a very unsafe world". In Thursday's announcement in Washington, representatives from the Bulletin said the clock's maintained position was " bad news indeed ". It wa...More..

Trudeau Envoy Sees Strong Case Against Huawei CFO’s Extradition
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Trudeau Envoy Sees Strong Case Against Huawei CFO’s Extradition

McCallum's candid comments this week about the case of Huawei's Meng raised eyebrows and fuelled speculation they were a political ploy to end Ottawa's deepening diplomatic crisis with China . She was deta...More..

South Korea reportedly has been secretly supplying North Korea with fuel
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

South Korea reportedly has been secretly supplying North Korea with fuel

Kim praised the US president's "unusual determination and will for the settlement of the issue" and ordered "technical preparations" for the next meeting between the two leaders. -South Korean military drills a...More..

5 shot and killed inside Florida bank, suspect arrested
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

5 shot and killed inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

He could have gone anywhere. He has been charged with five counts of premeditated murder. He had recently quit his job as a prison guard trainee . He said police arrived within two minutes after he and his w...More..

Russia wheels out key missile in bid to save US arms treaty
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Russia wheels out key missile in bid to save US arms treaty

Russian Federation showed foreign military attaches on Wednesday a new cruise missile that the United States says breaches a landmark arms control pact, billing it as an exercise in transparency it hoped would ...More..

Model who said she had dirt on Russian oligarch released
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Model who said she had dirt on Russian oligarch released

On Tuesday, Vashukevich's lawyer said she had been released from prison pending an investigation into prostitution charges. Vashukevich and Kirillov, also known as Alex Lesley, were later arrested in the Thai...More..

Airbus calls Brexit process a disgrace, threatens to leave UK
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Airbus calls Brexit process a disgrace, threatens to leave UK

Airbus chief Tom Enders said business leaders could not plan for the future and need clear answers. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. He added: "If something changes with the r...More..

Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged by police in Scotland
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged by police in Scotland

Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond gives a statement to the media after his court appearance at the Edinburgh Sheriff Court, in Edinburgh , Scotland, Britain January 24, 2019. Salmond's success...More..

French people 'can do better' than 'terrible' Macron - Italy's Salvini
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

French people 'can do better' than 'terrible' Macron - Italy's Salvini

Salvini's coalition partner, Luigi Di Maio of the Five-Star Movement (M5S) added that politics in Europe "has become deaf to the needs of citizens who have been kept out of the most important decisions affect...More..

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump's VP
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump's VP

Ernst filed the affidavit in asking the court to reject Gail Ernst's request that she be required to make monthly alimony payments. Gail Ernst's attorney did not immediately respond to an email requesting c...More..

Family of 'smirking' speedboat killer's victim slam his
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Family of 'smirking' speedboat killer's victim slam his "arrogance"

There had been no reported sightings of Shepherd since he escaped justice and he ignored pleas from the family of his victim and politicians to hand himself in. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, Charlotte's father ...More..

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi names popular sister to party post
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi names popular sister to party post

She has campaigned extensively for her brother and mother Sonia Gandhi in earlier elections, but had refused a formal political role for herself. Incidentally, both Amethi and Raebareli are also part of Utta...More..

Nuclear-Capable Tu-22M3 Strategic Bomber Crashes in Russia, Killing 3 Crew Members
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nuclear-Capable Tu-22M3 Strategic Bomber Crashes in Russia, Killing 3 Crew Members

One of them later died at a hospital, according to local medical officials. It said the plane hit the runway and broke up on impact. The news agency specifies that the aircraft of this particular kind is base...More..