Supreme Court to hear review petition against Aasia Bibi’s acquittal

The self-exiled lawyer of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy, has chose to return to the country as the Supreme Court is set to decide on January 29 whether to allow an appeal against her acquittal. The TLP called off the protest... More..

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5 officers shot in Houston while serving warrant
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

5 officers shot in Houston while serving warrant

The five were shot and wounded during an encounter with a suspect Monday afternoon in a southeast Houston neighborhood. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the suspect allegedly involved in the 5 p.m. Unc...More..

by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Hundreds of jobs saved as U.S. sanctions affecting Limerick plant lifted

The US Department of Treasury on Sunday lifted sanctions imposed earlier on Rusal, En+ and EuroSibEnergo, it said in a statement. The sanctions against Rusal had raised worries in global markets about the los...More..

Barr: ‘I would resign’ rather than allow Mueller’s firing ‘without good cause’
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Barr: ‘I would resign’ rather than allow Mueller’s firing ‘without good cause’

Booker pointed out that Barr had previously said that if a president gives an order, the Attorney General is required to follow it, or resign if he or she can not do this. Under current rules, Mueller can be ...More..

Trump turns on Fox News over border fight coverage
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Trump turns on Fox News over border fight coverage

In the tweet, Trump is referring to a poll by NPR/PBS/Marist poll that shows his approval rating among Latino voters at 50 percent, up from 31 percent a month ago. The shutdown, which began shortly before the C...More..

Monday Night Snow, Improving Conditions Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Monday Night Snow, Improving Conditions Tuesday

Temperatures will from the mid-teens on Tuesday with possible record cold highs for Wednesday . More widespread rain, changing to snow artives late Tuesday morning and especially during the early afterno...More..

by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

US charges China's Huawei with fraud

In a 13-count indictment, the Justice Department said Huawei misled a global bank and US authorities about its relationship with the subsidiaries, Skycom Tech and Huawei Device USA Inc, in order to conduct busi...More..

USA to announce criminal charges related to China's Huawei
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

USA to announce criminal charges related to China's Huawei

Prosecutors say that Huawei stole trade secrets from T-Mobile, and that it offered bonuses to employees who were successful in obtaining technology from rivals. Huawei is the world's biggest supplier of network...More..

Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'

North Carolina has a high population of black bears, but it is not clear whether Casey's was imaginary. The boy "didn't really get into. how he was able to survive", though he did mention "having a friend in...More..

Brexit could lead to food shortages in UK
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Brexit could lead to food shortages in UK

Conservative chairman Brandon Lewis announced that Tory MPs will be whipped to support an amendment tabled by senior backbencher Sir Graham in the series of votes on Tuesday evening. Possible amendments floated...More..

Woman spent her entire weekend trapped in an elevator
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Woman spent her entire weekend trapped in an elevator

A woman was rescued after being stuck in an elevator for three days. She was listed in good condition, according to CBS New York . We'll update as we learn more information. The apartment owner arrived Mon...More..

Red Panda missing from Belfast Zoo
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Red Panda missing from Belfast Zoo

Police also asked motorists to be alert because the panda has not been exposed to roads before. Two panda cubs were born in the zoo in June 2018, but only started to venture outside towards the end of 2018. T...More..

Trump's Shutdown Gambit Cost $11 Billion, Gained $0 Million in Wall Money
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Trump's Shutdown Gambit Cost $11 Billion, Gained $0 Million in Wall Money

The longest shutdown in USA history ended on Friday when Trump and Congress agreed to temporary government funding - without money for his wall - as the effects of the shutdown intensified across the country. I...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Famous Russian painting recovered after daylight robbery in gallery

The Tretyakov Gallery, one of Russia's leading art museums, has been targeted by criminals several times in recent years. The Tretyakov Gallery confirmed in a Facebook post on Sunday evening that the stol...More..

End in sight: US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

End in sight: US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks

The militants had also met Iranian representatives in Tehran. Hence, while the Taliban engages in talks with the United States , it does not meet President Ashraf Ghani , for the group believes that elections...More..

Americans Lack Confidence in Trump, Govt — WashPost Poll
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Americans Lack Confidence in Trump, Govt — WashPost Poll

But it also shows how the unstable news environment has had little effect on public attitudes about Trump, with many of his numbers essentially unchanged since the start of his presidency. Trump is also expecte...More..

Drivers Charged In Mass Pike Road Rage Video Due In Court
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Drivers Charged In Mass Pike Road Rage Video Due In Court

Troopers responding to a reported incident involving a pair of motorists around 4:45 p.m. learned two vehicles had been involved in a minor crash, prompting 65-year-old Richard Kamrowski, of Framingham, to clim...More..

Muslim leader condemns Philippines bombings
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Muslim leader condemns Philippines bombings

ISIS on Sunday claimed responsibility for the bombings via its Amaq News Agency. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana called the attack a "dastardly act" and said "we will use the full force of the law to bri...More..

'Cloud of sadness' as four men die in Donegal crash
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

'Cloud of sadness' as four men die in Donegal crash

All four men died at the scene. Parish priest of Gortahork Fr Sean O Gallchoir said people in the community were totally numb. Pearse Doherty, the TD for Donegal, tweeted his condolences, saying: "Devastati...More..

Taliban talks offer glimmer of hope for peace
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Taliban talks offer glimmer of hope for peace

Afghan Taliban on Sunday acknowledged that progress had been made in talks held last week in Qatar but denied reaching any agreement with their American interlocutors on a ceasefire and talks with the Afghan go...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Washington Lifts Sanctions Against Russian Companies En+, Rusal, Eurosibenergo

The price fell on Monday, losing as much as 1.4 percent on the London Metal Exchange. The measures were imposed last April as part of an effort to punish Russian Federation for actions including the 2014 an...More..

'Invasion Day' protests draw thousands, World News & Top Stories
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

'Invasion Day' protests draw thousands, World News & Top Stories

Since the start of this year there have been eight suspected suicides of young Aboriginal people and at least six who were all under the age of 15. "I feel really, really on top of the world". A giant Aborigi...More..

Kentucky bishop apologizes for reaction to viral encounter
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Kentucky bishop apologizes for reaction to viral encounter

We have many themes. "Without engaging the discussion about the context of the viral video or placing the blame entirely on these adolescents, it astonishes me that any students participating in a pro-life ...More..

Five dead in air collision on France-Italy border
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Five dead in air collision on France-Italy border

The accident happened on Friday afternoon at an altitude of about 3,000 meters (9,800ft) over the Rutor glacier in the north-western region of Val d'Aosta, spokesman Walter Milan said. Two people were hospita...More..

Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area

Thursday's forecast shows a high of 2 degrees and a low of minus 3. A polar vortex is a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar regio...More..

Free Votes On Brexit For MPs
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Free Votes On Brexit For MPs "Makes Sense": Dominic Grieve

Britain is reportedly making plans to declare a "state of emergency" and introduce martial law in the event of disorder breaking out following a No Deal Brexit. Mr Johnson said: "If the PM secures that change -...More..

US college official who told Chinese students to speak English quits
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

US college official who told Chinese students to speak English quits

In her email, Ms Neely - who remains an assistant professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at Duke - said she was approached by two faculty members who wanted details of first-year students "they observed ...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Jerome Corsi 'happy to testify' against Roger Stone, 'affirm' indictment

Last night, just a few days after longtime Trump associate and campaign aide Roger Stone was arrested by federal authorities and indicted on seven criminal counts, the cast of Saturday Night Live once again...More..

Winter Storm Watch for metro Atlanta, north Georgia
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Winter Storm Watch for metro Atlanta, north Georgia

Forecasters predict a widespread 6-10 inches of snow across southern Wisconsin, but the heaviest snow totals - 9 to 13 inches - will fall over an area of eastern Wisconsin that includes Fond du Lac and Sheboyga...More..

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign with Oakland rally
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign with Oakland rally

That is not who we are. "My whole life, I've only had one client: the people", Harris said in an echo of her campaign slogan "For the People". You see, our United States of America is not about us versus them...More..