Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke with UK's Jeremy Corbyn on the phone

But radical Democrats will always be radical Democrats, so she feels the need to criticize America and all upwardly mobile Americans who try to better themselves, while suggesting that maybe we should not try so hard to be successful and should inste... More..

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Crocodiles, snakes wash up in Australia floods
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Crocodiles, snakes wash up in Australia floods

An Emergency Alert flood message has been issued for residents in areas adjacent to the Bohle River, Saunders Creek and Stoney Creek and including the suburbs Deeragun, Jensen and Burdell. Further north, coasta...More..

LeBron overshadowed the Super Bowl with a single tweet
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

LeBron overshadowed the Super Bowl with a single tweet

But Patriots quarterback Tom Brady , who now has six Super Bowl rings - more than any other player in history - lofted a ideal 34-yard pass to Rob Gronkowski to set up Sony Michel to burrow over the line for...More..

Deutsche Bank denied Trump loan during 2016 campaign
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Deutsche Bank denied Trump loan during 2016 campaign

Among its concerns was that if Trump won the election and eventually defaulted, the bank would have to choose between not collecting the debt and seizing assets of the US president, the newspaper said. Given Tr...More..

British interior minister orders extradition of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

British interior minister orders extradition of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya

Mallya has 14 days from February 4 to apply for leave to appeal. The extradition, however, is not guaranteed. Reacting to the news of UK Home Secrectary clearing Mallya's extradition, union minister Arun Jai...More..

Russian Federation warns U.S. of 'NEW ERA' after Trump scraps INF nuclear treaty
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Russian Federation warns U.S. of 'NEW ERA' after Trump scraps INF nuclear treaty

NATO said that if Moscow failed to destroy all new missile systems that Washington insists violate the treaty, "Russia will bear sole responsibility for the end of the treaty". On Friday, President Donald Tr...More..

Year Of The Pig Celebrations Kick Off Chinese New Year In Colorado
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Year Of The Pig Celebrations Kick Off Chinese New Year In Colorado

China is one of the most meat-eating countries. This makes China the biggest emitter of climate-warming greenhouse gases in the world. Fireworks, special clothes, red lanterns and lots of food will mark the ...More..

by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Italy avalanche kills British and French skiers

Searchers found all four bodies on Monday after a lengthy search. An avalanche in Italy's Bolzano, near the Austrian border, killed an 18-year-old skier and another avalanche in neighbouring Lombardy killed a...More..

by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Central Africa peace deal reached in Khartoum

Announcing the deal, AU commissioner Smail Chergui said "This is a great day for Central African Republic and all its people". The Head of the Central African government's delegation to the talks, Firmin Ng...More..

Omar blasted for sharing new anti-Semitic Twitter post
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Omar blasted for sharing new anti-Semitic Twitter post

I'm calling you a hater of the Palestinians. Right now you're nothing but animals. "Do you?" Zeldin asked Omar , who has received dozens of such phone calls denigrating her Muslim faith. Let's eliminate it". ...More..

Nine EU states recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president, increasing pressure on Maduro
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Nine EU states recognise Guaido as Venezuela's president, increasing pressure on Maduro

However, as President Maduro still controls Venezuelan ports of entry, Mr Guaido has called on forces to allow the entry of the aid to the country. Now European countries have come on board, with Spain, Germany...More..

Percent Of Trump's Private Schedule Is 'Executive Time,' According To Leaked Docs
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Percent Of Trump's Private Schedule Is 'Executive Time,' According To Leaked Docs

According to Axios , the "unusually voluminous leak" from an unnamed White House source gives unprecedented visibility into how Trump spends his days. Axios notes that the president often holds impromptu meet...More..

Wiarton Willie predicts early spring; Shubenacadie Sam, 6 more weeks of winter
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Wiarton Willie predicts early spring; Shubenacadie Sam, 6 more weeks of winter

There are conflicting predictions from Canada's two most famous forecasting groundhogs, with Wiarton Willie heralding an early spring while Shubenacadie Sam claims there will be six more weeks of winter. "Wel...More..

Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom

The pope said he is pleased with this opportunity which he said was offered by the Lord to write a new page in the history of relations among religions and confirm that all are brothers despite our differences....More..

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated if Brexit turns ugly
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated if Brexit turns ugly

The plan has been put in place in the event of Brexit riots. "These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder followin...More..

One Killed, Five Injured In Attack On Southeast Iran
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

One Killed, Five Injured In Attack On Southeast Iran

The Basij is affiliated with the IRGC. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ground forces described the assault as a "terrorist" attack in a statement by the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). ...More..

by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Trump Could Be Our Laziest President Ever, According to Leaked Schedules

Axios noted that the use of "executive time" on Trump's schedule doesn't mean the president wasn't working during those periods. Trump's Executive Time typically lasts until 11 a.m.; he is listed as being in t...More..

Pentagon sending 3,750 extra USA forces to border with Mexico
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Pentagon sending 3,750 extra USA forces to border with Mexico

The Defense Department will deploy about 3,750 additional troops to the US-Mexico border, raising the number of active-duty troops there to about 4,350, the Pentagon said on Sunday. The additional forces will...More..

Venezuelan opposition leader rejects mediation offers
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader rejects mediation offers

Maduro claims he is victim of a coup directed by the United States. "The English stole the gold in the Bank of England", Diosdado Cabello, the powerful No. The Bolivian president also published a photo taken ...More..

Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi to remain behind bars
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi to remain behind bars

The player was given refugee status by Australia in 2014, the same year he was sentenced in absentia by Bahrain to 10 years in prison for vandalising a police station. Former Australian soccer captain Craig Fos...More..

State of the Union Preview: President Trump to Emphasize Bipartisan Collaboration
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

State of the Union Preview: President Trump to Emphasize Bipartisan Collaboration

In tone, it will be optimistic and visionary, looking toward the future, the official said. "The president will reaffirm the determination to stop illegal immigration , human trafficking, the flow of drugs a...More..

by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Trump says talks on wall are a 'waste of time'

Trump said he will wait to see if a border security spending deal can be struck before deciding whether he will use a national emergency declaration to access border wall funding within the Pentagon budget...More..

UK's May says to seek 'pragmatic' Brexit solution in Brussels
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

UK's May says to seek 'pragmatic' Brexit solution in Brussels

They will be joined by former education secretary Nicky Morgan and ex-cabinet office minister Damian Green in the group, which will meet "regularly" with Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay, a No 10 spokeswoman sa...More..

Emergency Abortion Case Will Put The Supreme Court’s Conservatives To The Test
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Emergency Abortion Case Will Put The Supreme Court’s Conservatives To The Test

Circuit Court of Appeals revived the law, saying there was no evidence any clinics in Louisiana would close as a result of the "admitting privileges" requirement. The 5th Circuit said the Louisiana law is disti...More..

Plane crashes in California neighborhood, 2 killed, 2 hurt
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Plane crashes in California neighborhood, 2 killed, 2 hurt

It was unclear if they were in the house or the plane. Two others were transported to a local hospital with injuries. It was not immediately known how many people were on board the plane, but the twin-engine Ce...More..

Baby dies after being found unresponsive in hot vehicle in Sydney's west
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Baby dies after being found unresponsive in hot vehicle in Sydney's west

NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived at the scene but the 22-month-old child could not be revived. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The boy, said to be a twin and the youngest of six children, was reportedl...More..

Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Protesters pushed back at NYC federal jail where power out

At its height, the demonstration outside the jail attracted more than 100 people. "Inmates were wrapped head to toe in towels and blankets", Deirdre von Dornum, who oversees the Federal Defenders' Brooklyn te...More..

Eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century flooding
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Eastern Australia hit by once-in-a-century flooding

As the water reaches waist-deep in some areas with no signs of the rainfall slowing down, residents are being warned to be vigilant while wading through the flood affected areas. Cars and livestock have been sw...More..

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb, home to 50 mummies
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Egypt unveils Pharaonic tomb, home to 50 mummies

It is believed the mummies are the remains of a middle-class family who lived during the Ptolemaic, early Roman or Byzantine period, some 2,400 years ago. All are in a good conservation condition and some are w...More..

Death toll from Brazil dam collapse reaches 115
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Death toll from Brazil dam collapse reaches 115

Anger in the country is growing, in part because this is the second major disaster connected with Vale in the last few years. The footage shows the wall of sludge and mud approaching from the dam, with vehicl...More..