Warned to keep quiet about Russian oligarch - Belarusian 'sex coach'

She was freed from police custody last week. She reportedly worked as an escort, with Deripaska being one of her clients. The model, listed in Wikipedia as a "Belarusian escort, model, blogger and author", was detained at a Moscow Airport earli... More..

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McConnell Defies Trump With Proposal to Keep Troops in Syria, Afghanistan
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

McConnell Defies Trump With Proposal to Keep Troops in Syria, Afghanistan

Trump also said US sanctions are draining Iran's economy and are the only thing holding them back. Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif added his two cents in a Wednesday morning tweet with the hashtag #That...More..

Huge clean-up effort in Cuba after freak tornado rips through Havana
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Huge clean-up effort in Cuba after freak tornado rips through Havana

Several emergency teams are working to restore the power break downs. The devastation wrought suggested it was an "EF4" tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the second most powerful category with winds up ...More..

Facebook Announces New Ad Rules To Ward Off Election Meddling
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Facebook Announces New Ad Rules To Ward Off Election Meddling

WhoTargetsMe , a British activist group formed ahead of the United Kingdom general election in 2017 to gauge the results of Facebook ads on the voting pattern, also runs a similar tool and confirmed that their ...More..

VENVIFA in solidarity with President Nicolas Maduro Moros, people of Venezuela
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

VENVIFA in solidarity with President Nicolas Maduro Moros, people of Venezuela

The opposition leader's claim also won support from Brazil, which recognizes Mr. Juan Guaido as President-in-Charge of Venezuela. Her statement came after the United States, Canada and major South American ...More..

Little sign of compromise over Brexit backstop
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Little sign of compromise over Brexit backstop

Former MI5 chief Baroness Manningham-Buller warned that a no-deal Brexit should be "avoided at all costs". That is, if she can negotiate a replacement for the backstop. The EU has repeatedly said the withdraw...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tries to Raise Money on Dems' Primary Challenge Effort
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tries to Raise Money on Dems' Primary Challenge Effort

Shows you how disconnected some folks here are. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rose to political fame by upsetting an established Democrat in primary. "I can only tell you that the times I've spoken to her, an...More..

Migrant stowaways found on pop star's tour bus
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Migrant stowaways found on pop star's tour bus

In a Twitter post to her 24,000 followers following her performance in Belgium on Sunday, wrote: 'Scary. Shark - real name Amy Louise Billings - subsequently clarified her remarks after a backlash from some...More..

China jails prominent rights lawyer for 4½ years for subversion
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

China jails prominent rights lawyer for 4½ years for subversion

After Wang's December 26 hearing, the United Nations called for Chinese authorities to "ensure his due process rights are respected" and said that there were "serious human-rights concerns" about the way his ...More..

Wednesday's United Kingdom snow risk
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday's United Kingdom snow risk

The airports urged people to check the status of their flights before travelling. There are now yellow weather warnings in place for today but they could be upgraded to an amber warning. A yellow weather warn...More..

At Least 20 People Killed, 81 Injured in Explosion in Philippines
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

At Least 20 People Killed, 81 Injured in Explosion in Philippines

The fatalities included 15 civilians and five troops. Among the wounded were 14 troops, two police and 65 civilians. The Philippine presidential spokesperson said on Sunday afternoon that "authorities are now...More..

U.S. Lifts Sanctions On Rusal, Other Firms With Links To Deripaska
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions On Rusal, Other Firms With Links To Deripaska

But in its statement on Sunday, the U.S. Treasury Department said the three companies had reduced Deripaska's direct and indirect shareholding stake and severed his control. Tariffs mean producers need a st...More..

Trump longtime ally Stone arrested in US Special Counsel probe
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump longtime ally Stone arrested in US Special Counsel probe

Though no officials are identified by name, one Trump campaign aide cited in the case is Steve Bannon, who later became Trump's chief White House strategist. The indictment quotes from those emails, which had p...More..

Chris Christie Jabs Jared Kushner for ‘Typical Salad’ Lunch in New Book
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Chris Christie Jabs Jared Kushner for ‘Typical Salad’ Lunch in New Book

And just showing off in a way that was just immature". "I've always said I never wanted any members of my family working for me because if I had to fire them, I'd have to also sit with them at Thanksgiving and ...More..

How Do Schools Decide To Close For Cold Weather?
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

How Do Schools Decide To Close For Cold Weather?

Student safety is our number one priority. Indianapolis Public Schools provide parents with a ' Wind Chill Chart ' on their website that shows parents when winds reach frostbite range. Peel District School B...More..

Thailand mulls solution in case of detained Bahraini footballer
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Thailand mulls solution in case of detained Bahraini footballer

The Australian Prime Minister's office confirmed that Morrison had written a letter to his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha asking that Araibi be allowed to return home. "If it matches then we will make the r...More..

Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

A woman died after falling at a NYC subway station. Dieshe Goodson, the brother of the victim tells News 12 his sister was shopping in the city Sunday with their cousin when it appears she fell down the sta...More..

Stacey Abrams to deliver Democrats’ response to State of the Union
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Stacey Abrams to deliver Democrats’ response to State of the Union

Abrams is the latest example of a Democrat refusing to accept her loss. "She's an incredible leader". Abrams rose to prominence a year ago as a Democratic champion of voting rights, relentlessly attacking her...More..

Palestine's government submits resignation to President Abbas
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Palestine's government submits resignation to President Abbas

Such bids are seen as part of attempts by Abbas to further isolate his political rivals Hamas amid a deepening of a decade-long split in Palestinian politics. "We want to serve out people; therefore, we want ...More..

Trump Responds To ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Tell-All Book By Former Staffer
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump Responds To ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Tell-All Book By Former Staffer

The announcement came the same day that Sims's book " Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House " was published. Sims made the media rounds on Tuesday, which landed him in hot water...More..

‘Don’t help elect Trump, a**hole!’ Independent Howard Schultz heckled at bookstore event
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

‘Don’t help elect Trump, a**hole!’ Independent Howard Schultz heckled at bookstore event

Billionaire Howard Schultz , who's considering a 2020 run for president as an independent, says he left the Democratic party because he claims it's too far left. The boycott call has been championed by the C...More..

Iran General: 'New war will eliminate Israel'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Iran General: 'New war will eliminate Israel'

Israel has been opposing Iran's military presence in Syria, fearing Tehran might gain increased influence in the region. "The enemies say Iran's missile power should be eliminated, but we have repeatedly said...More..

Boy calls 911 for help with his math homework - and gets it
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Boy calls 911 for help with his math homework - and gets it

One of the math problems - which centered on fractions - was "so hard", he said. "I had a really bad day, and, I just don't know", the boy said at the start of the January 14 call. 'She's always very dedicate...More..

At least 15 killed after landslide crashes into hotel during wedding celebration
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

At least 15 killed after landslide crashes into hotel during wedding celebration

Chavez told RPP radio that at least 30 people had been pulled from the debris with injuries and were being treated at a nearby hospital. Officials said that the collapse came after five days of heavy rain, acc...More..

Snow and ice expected across the north and north-east over the weekend
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Snow and ice expected across the north and north-east over the weekend

On Wednesday the Met Office extended their severe ice warning for most of the United Kingdom for a third consecutive day. Up to 16in of snow could land on higher ground, while about 2in could land in lower ...More..

Yellow weather warning for snow and ice in Wrexham extended until Friday
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Yellow weather warning for snow and ice in Wrexham extended until Friday

Ice is likely to form on some surfaces on Wednesday morning as the snow clears. The Met Office has warned of "disruptive snow" in its long-range weather forecast , which is valid until Sunday, February 10....More..

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur to appear in court this morning
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur to appear in court this morning

Appearing at the Superior Court of Justice, McArthur entered guilty pleas for the killings of Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, Majeed Kayhan, Skandaraj (Skanda) Navaratnam and Abdulbasir Faizi, Selim Esen, Soroush ...More..

30-year-old orca dies at SeaWorld’s Orlando park
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

30-year-old orca dies at SeaWorld’s Orlando park

Despite receiving treatment and a physical exam, Kayla's condition worsened on Sunday. The whale's cause of death is still unknown, pending a post-mortem. Most recently, Kayla was also part of the "Killer Wha...More..

Corruption seen rising in Trump's USA: watchdog
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Corruption seen rising in Trump's USA: watchdog

In recent months, testimony before the state capture commission - which was established in the wake of the scandal - revealed that the bribery and corruption extended well beyond just the Gupta family, with h...More..

Michael Cohen Changes Up His Legal Team But 'Continues To Cooperate'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Michael Cohen Changes Up His Legal Team But 'Continues To Cooperate'

Cohen was originally scheduled to give public testimony on February 7 before the House Oversight Committee. Joining Cohen's legal team are former federal prosecutor Michael Monico and his partner Barry Spev...More..