Donald Trump Slammed by Both Conservative and Moderate Republicans After Shutdown

Those doubts were stoked by Trump's threat on Friday to shut the government down again "if we don't get a fair deal from Congress " before temporary funding runs out on 15 February. Criticising the White House, he said: "Shutting down the government... More..

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Airbus warns of potentially harmful decisions in no-deal Brexit scenario
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Airbus warns of potentially harmful decisions in no-deal Brexit scenario

Those with UK-based employees should start thinking about possible social security issues and consider hiring temporary staff. One investor asked Hammond why ministers say it would be undemocratic to hold ano...More..

Article image Remains found of explorer who put Australia on the map
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Article image Remains found of explorer who put Australia on the map

Archaeologists were able to identify his remains by the lead plate attached to the top of his coffin, according to a January 22 press release from HS2 Ltd. Then, they discovered an ornately engraved lead pl...More..

One in 20 adults does not believe the Holocaust happened
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

One in 20 adults does not believe the Holocaust happened

HMDT chief executive Olivia Marks-Woldman said: "The Holocaust threatened the fabric of civilisation and has implications for us all". The poll of more than 2,000 people released Sunday also found that almost...More..

Lawyer says 12 undocumented immigrants fired from Trump National Golf Club
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Lawyer says 12 undocumented immigrants fired from Trump National Golf Club

Approximately a dozen undocumented employees at Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York, were fired last week, as lawmakers - including President Donald Trump - were in the middle of a partial ...More..

Deal reached to temporarily reopen USA government
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Deal reached to temporarily reopen USA government

Trump insists he didn't cave to anyone and said the standoff with Democrats was far from over. The shutdown resulted in many federal attractions and national parks to be closed indefinitely, long lines at...More..

Paul Manafort to appear in court after 3-month absence
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Paul Manafort to appear in court after 3-month absence

Jackson was nominated in 2011 to serve on the federal court in Washington by President Barack Obama. "We believe that whether there was a breach contends on whether or not he intentionally lied", Westling tol...More..

Ireland is being 'victimised' in Brexit process says Varadkar
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Ireland is being 'victimised' in Brexit process says Varadkar

It was voted down by 432 votes to 202 votes last week, with hard line Brexiteers in her own party and members of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party - who Mrs May relies on for votes in Parliament - ...More..

Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in central Mali
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in central Mali

The two army personnel died in the explosion have been identified as Captain H.W.D Jayawickrama of 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry from Polonnaruwa and Corporal S.S Wijekumara of 1 Mechanized Infantry Regiment from...More..

Khashoggi murder: United Nations names members of global inquiry
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Khashoggi murder: United Nations names members of global inquiry

A human rights expert of the United Nations is scheduled to travel to Turkey next week to head an global investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi , the slain Saudi journalist. Critics see the move ...More..

More than a foot of snow possible in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

More than a foot of snow possible in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Amounts below can still shift and change before the snow starts! "This will bring a quick dusting to 1" of snow through the state. While records may not be broken, it will likely be the coldest in five or more ...More..

Women prowess mesmerises crowd at 70th R-Day parade on Rajpath
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Women prowess mesmerises crowd at 70th R-Day parade on Rajpath

In 2015, then US President Barack Obama watched the parade. Ambassador Navdeep Suri said that in an exceptional gesture of friendship by the UAE government, seven major public building in Abu Dhabi will be li...More..

Gen. Colin Powell shares roadside good deed encounter on Facebook
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Gen. Colin Powell shares roadside good deed encounter on Facebook

The two men worked together to finish the job and then took a quick selfie before rushing off to their respective Walter Reed appointments. "You have really brightened my day". In his Facebook post , which has ...More..

Met Eireann issues yellow weather warning for 26 counties
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Met Eireann issues yellow weather warning for 26 counties

Temperatures will drop as low as -1C at night in parts of the country. In coastal areas Met Eireann warns that the worst winds may exceed those predictions. Outbreaks of rain will develop in the west in the...More..

'We're talking': McConnell and Schumer attempt to defuse shutdown - Source Politico
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

'We're talking': McConnell and Schumer attempt to defuse shutdown - Source Politico

The continuing resolution would reopen the federal government for three weeks, until February 15, ending the longest shutdown in USA government history. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks with r...More..

One killed in building explosion in NE China's Jilin
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

One killed in building explosion in NE China's Jilin

Officials had said yesterday that the blasts had killed one person and injured another. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! The first blast happened in a basement auto park, while the second happe...More..

Brazil's first gay leader vacates seat, will not return over death threats
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brazil's first gay leader vacates seat, will not return over death threats

The gay MP Jean Wyllys , Brazil has announced that, after death threats to resign and to massive criticism of the government triggered. Wylls had since used a security detail. Mr Bolsonaro has vowed to tackl...More..

French 'yellow vests' defy Macron with fresh protests
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

French 'yellow vests' defy Macron with fresh protests

In one of several marches planned in the capital, a few hundred demonstrators headed down the Champs-Elysees, the famous avenue that has been the scene of protests every weekend, en route to the Bastille square...More..

US, Canadian planes scramble to intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

US, Canadian planes scramble to intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers

F-22 fighter jets, an E-3 early warning aircraft and two Canadian CF-18 fighters had identified and escorted two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers after they entered an area patrolled by the Royal Canadian Air F...More..

Iran 'Angry' Over Russia Not Activating S-300 Defense Systems in Syria
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Iran 'Angry' Over Russia Not Activating S-300 Defense Systems in Syria

He said that Moscow was "prepared to go even further" at the time, but negotiations with Iran fell apart over the re-imposition of United States sanctions. Russian Federation blamed the Israeli military for tha...More..

After surrendering in shutdown standoff, Donald Trump again vows to build wall
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

After surrendering in shutdown standoff, Donald Trump again vows to build wall

But on Friday, he reversed course in the face of mounting public pressure, declining poll numbers, escalating air travel delays and anger from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he selected. Sen. Shel...More..

Minnesota's Lawmakers Speak Out On Shutdown's Looming End
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Minnesota's Lawmakers Speak Out On Shutdown's Looming End

Trump defended himself Saturday from the conservative backlash to his decision to end the 35-day-old partial government shutdown - the longest in US history - without money for his promised border wall. The pla...More..

Philippines cathedral bombing: Huge explosions at Jolo church during Sunday Mass
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Philippines cathedral bombing: Huge explosions at Jolo church during Sunday Mass

Despite Sulu's vote, legislation provides that the province will still be included in the new political entity as voters from across the current autonomous region voted in favour of it on the whole. The death t...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Five-week government shutdown ends, for now

The shutdown resulted in many federal attractions and national parks to be closed indefinitely, long lines at airport security checkpoints, and staff shortages at USA airports, including one at LaGuardia Airp...More..

McCallum says dropping Meng extradition would be 'great' for Canada
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

McCallum says dropping Meng extradition would be 'great' for Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada's ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be "great" if the USA dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada. "For nearly ...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

7 killed as helicopter and light aircraft crash over Italian Alps

It was not immediately clear how the accident happened or who was aboard the two aircraft. Emergency personnel on January 26, found the bodies of the two missing people after a helicopter collided with a tour...More..

Bill Maher attacks Covington Catholic students in disgusting tirade, 'jokes' about pedophilia
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Bill Maher attacks Covington Catholic students in disgusting tirade, 'jokes' about pedophilia

He also said he wasn't able to sit through the interview by Nick Sandmann and felt the interview had been coached. "We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students towards Nathan P...More..

China urges United States to abide by 'one-China' policy
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

China urges United States to abide by 'one-China' policy

In a report released earlier this month, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency noted that China continues to undertake ambitious steps to modernize and better equip its military - steps that are driven primarily...More..

Vogue editor Anna Wintour slams Scott Morrison over LGBTQ rights
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Vogue editor Anna Wintour slams Scott Morrison over LGBTQ rights

Wintour however did not let Morrison off the hook: "I have been alarmed by your prime minister's record on LGBTQ rights, which seems backward in all senses ", she said, quoted in The Guardian . On a more posi...More..

Extreme cold warning issued for this weekend
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Extreme cold warning issued for this weekend

This will be a cold weekend with highs near freezing. Avoid prolonged time outdoors. Looking ahead, however, the National Weather Service is calling for more snow next week, with several inches of accumulat...More..