France recalls Italy ambassador after worst verbal onslaught 'since the war'

Tensions between Paris and Rome have escalated since June when the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and far-right League party came to power in Italy in a coalition government. He accused Italy of "cynicism and irresponsibility" for closing it... More..

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We Will Use Beautiful Curvy Women As Strategy To Promote Tourism
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

We Will Use Beautiful Curvy Women As Strategy To Promote Tourism

Part of the plan is to market Ugandan women in a beauty pageant, Miss Curvy Uganda , to be held in June. "We have naturally endowed, nice-looking women who are awesome to look at", Ugandan news site Daily M...More..

by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Freezing drizzle advisory in the GTA ahead of a warm-up

Experts say to drive slower if you experience slick road conditions. Although several school buses were cancelled in the Kingston region on Wednesday morning, several school boards in the area asked parents t...More..

230 new emojis have been approved for release
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

230 new emojis have been approved for release

There are always requests from Apple users as to how the company can improve and design more emojis . Plus, there's even some new exotic emojis , including a pink flamingo and a furry sloth. Why? Pus...More..

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Listed Race as ‘American Indian’ on Texas Bar Registration
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Listed Race as ‘American Indian’ on Texas Bar Registration

Warren took the test at the end of 2018. Her office didn't dispute its authenticity. Warren's longstanding assertions of having Native American heritage have dogged her political career and provided fodder f...More..

Jake Patterson, man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs, appearing in court
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Jake Patterson, man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs, appearing in court

Jake Thomas Patterson is set for a preliminary hearing Wednesday in the abduction of 13-year-old Jayme Closs , and murders of her parents Denise and James Closs . "I have no doubt that she's going to make ...More..

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed

At the time, Carter was 17 and about a month out of a psychiatric hospital. The case, which drew national attention, revolved around the couple's intimate text messages in the days before Roy's death. The jud...More..

State of the Union: Here's What to Expect from President Trump
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

State of the Union: Here's What to Expect from President Trump

The president's remarks previewed how he planned to defend himself as Democrats launch a flurry of investigations into his administration and personal finances. In November, Abrams made a splash on the Georgia ...More..

Student Finds Man Hiding In Wardrobe Wearing Her Clothes
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Student Finds Man Hiding In Wardrobe Wearing Her Clothes

After trying and failing to make an emergency call from her Apple watch, she chose to open the door when she felt him trying to push the door open, she told WFMY . The intruder left when Maddie's boyfriend a...More..

Donald Trump's inaugural committee issued subpoena in donations probe
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Donald Trump's inaugural committee issued subpoena in donations probe

The inaugural committee disclosed a list of its donors to the commission, and the prosecutors are examining whether that list is complete and accurate, the person said . The committee is under investigati...More..

President Trump says release of Mueller report ‘totally up to’ attorney general
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

President Trump says release of Mueller report ‘totally up to’ attorney general

There was no nothing. "I have not thought about it", the president told CBS. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said last week the probe is "close to being completed". Whitaker has previously criticiz...More..

Jehovah’s Witness member jailed for extremism
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Jehovah’s Witness member jailed for extremism

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow. A judge in the city of Oryol found Dennis Christensen, 46, guilty of "organising the activity of an extremist organisation". Anton Bogdanov, Christiansen's law...More..

US Congresswoman Gabbard officially declares 2020 candidacy
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

US Congresswoman Gabbard officially declares 2020 candidacy

But she is facing competition from politicians with far higher national profiles, notably California Senator Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren . Gabbard also was forced to apologize f...More..

Russian Navy develops weapon that can make attackers hallucinate, vomit
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Russian Navy develops weapon that can make attackers hallucinate, vomit

More specifically, people on whom the weapon was tested had difficulty aiming rifles because their vision was affected by the light. The device can fire a strobe-like beam that disrupts an opponent's eyesight...More..

With creativity, we can find Northern Ireland solution, Merkel says
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

With creativity, we can find Northern Ireland solution, Merkel says

Martin Selmayr, the right-hand man of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, said the meeting had confirmed the view that the EU was right to start in December 2017 preparations for a "no-deal" Brex...More..

Top Iraqi cleric rejects Trump's plan for US troops in Iraq
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Top Iraqi cleric rejects Trump's plan for US troops in Iraq

When Trump announced his decision to pullout on December 19, it sent shock waves through Washington and the rest of the world. "Our boys, our young women, our men, they're all coming back and they're coming b...More..

Trump inauguration committee subpoenaed for financial documents
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Trump inauguration committee subpoenaed for financial documents

Subpoenas issued to President Donald Trump's inauguration committee have "nothing to do with the White House", just as the arrests of Roger Stone and Paul Manafort had nothing to with Trump himself, White H...More..

There's A 'Special Place In Hell' For Brexiteers, EU's Donald Tusk Says
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

There's A 'Special Place In Hell' For Brexiteers, EU's Donald Tusk Says

Mr Varadkar is also due to meet EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, the European Parliament's representative in the Brexit negotiations Guy Verhofstadt, European Council President Donald Tusk and t...More..

Australia scraps game in Thailand over Hakeem al-Araibi detention
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Australia scraps game in Thailand over Hakeem al-Araibi detention

When the Bahraini government claimed there would be no threat to Hakeem al-Araibi's life if the refugee footballer were extradited to his home country - citing the integrity of the kingdom's judicial system ...More..

Cubs Family Patriarch Apologizes For Racist Emails
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Cubs Family Patriarch Apologizes For Racist Emails

My father is not involved with the operation of the Chicago Cubs in any way. The series of emails obtained by Splinter on Monday reportedly details exchanges between Ricketts, 77, and his son and team cha...More..

Man died after vape pen exploded and sent debris down his throat
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Man died after vape pen exploded and sent debris down his throat

The manager called an ambulance on seeing Brown in trouble after the explosion, which occurred in William's auto in Smoke & Vape DZ's parking lot, according to CBS DFW. "It's a waste of the things he could have...More..

Iraqi President Says Trump Did Not Ask Permission To 'Watch Iran'
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Iraqi President Says Trump Did Not Ask Permission To 'Watch Iran'

The Pentagon's own internal watchdog released a report on Monday saying ISIS remained an active insurgent group and was regenerating functions and capabilities more quickly in Iraq than in Syria . Also...More..

Google's new Chrome extension warns if your login is compromised
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Google's new Chrome extension warns if your login is compromised

Chrome's Password Checkup extension is available now on the Chrome Web Store , and might be worth installing even if you already use tools like password managers or two-factor authentication. This means the...More..

Trump calls U.S. intelligence chiefs 'extremely naive'
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Trump calls U.S. intelligence chiefs 'extremely naive'

In another statement in contradiction to Trump's stance, Coats suggested that North Korea was "unlikely" to dismantle its nuclear arsenal. Mr. Coats told Congress last Tuesday that ISIS would continue "to sto...More..

The Debate - Venezuela's next battleground: Maduro rejects humanitarian aid convoys
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The Debate - Venezuela's next battleground: Maduro rejects humanitarian aid convoys

He blames Washington for an "economic war" and coup pretensions aimed at controlling oil. Critics say incompetent policies and corruption have impoverished a once-wealthy nation while dissent has been brutall...More..

Pope Francis admits sexually abused nun order shut down by predecessor Benedict
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pope Francis admits sexually abused nun order shut down by predecessor Benedict

VINCENZO PINTO via Getty Images Pope Francis speaks to reporters aboard a plane on his way to Abu Dhabi on February 3, 2019. The acknowledgment comes just two weeks before he hosts an unprecedented gathering of...More..

United States highlights 'broken promises' on 40 years of Iran's revolution
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

United States highlights 'broken promises' on 40 years of Iran's revolution

Western experts have frequently accused Iran of exaggerating claims about its military capabilities. The new "Hoveyzeh" cruise missile can reportedly travel up to 1,200 kilometres. The launch followed a USA w...More..

LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

LEAKED: Trump's day is 60 percent unstructured

Trump is never in the Oval Office that early. FILE - Members of the media with microphones wait for President Donald Trump to speak on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , March 13, 2018. "Wha...More..

In one end, out the other: USB drive survives journey through seal
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

In one end, out the other: USB drive survives journey through seal

The poo-collecting volunteers are part of a Leopard Seals group advocating for more research and better protections for the marine animals. Scientists with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric R...More..

Pregnant Woman Brutally Stabbed To Death In Ridgewood Apartment Building
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pregnant Woman Brutally Stabbed To Death In Ridgewood Apartment Building

Jennifer Irigoyen was rushed from the Ridgewood complex to a local hospital, but it was too late to save her-she was pronounced dead there. A candle burned outside the apartment building where 35-year-old rea...More..