Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Syrian Kurds May Send Reinforcements to Afrin to Fight Turkey Syrian Kurds May Send Reinforcements to Afrin to Fight Turkey

Turkey considers the US -backed Kurdish militia in Syria a terror organization because of its affiliation to Turkey's own Kurdish insurgency. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was updated Monday on the progress of Operation Olive Branch by c...

Gas leak in London closes 2 railway stations Gas leak in London closes 2 railway stations

Craven Street and the Strand from Duncannon Street junction to Trafalgar Square was closed. There are still high readings of natural gas in the area. People are advised to avoid the area. An alarm sounded throughout King's Cross as commuters were...

Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption

Trinh Xuan Thanh, the former head of state-run subsidiary PetroVietnam Construction (PVC), was given the life sentence by the Hanoi City court on Monday, as part of a widespread corruption crackdown, state media reported. In total a group of 22 peopl...

Zainab's suspected killer shaved his beard after crime, say neighbours Zainab's suspected killer shaved his beard after crime, say neighbours

A man, named only as Imran, has been arrested after his DNA matched samples found on her body, according to police sources. After the interrogation, Imran fled Kasur and had been reportedly residing in places like Phoolnagr and Pakpattan city.

Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House to follow Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House to follow

The programme - which shields more than 700,000 immigrants who entered the USA illegally as children - is scheduled to end in March, following an order from President Trump previous year. Senator Ben Cardin says he's hoping upcoming spending bill...

Man charged with punching horse before Vikings-Eagles game Man charged with punching horse before Vikings-Eagles game

Taylor Hendricks, 22, of Lehigh Valley, was charged with aggravated assault, trespassing and taunting a police animal, officials said. The Eagles will meet five-time Super Bowl winners the New England Patriots on February 4. Police said Tornetta be...

Fire Vortex in Parker County Wildfire: What Causes It? Fire Vortex in Parker County Wildfire: What Causes It?

Texas A&M Forest Service officials say more than 1,000 acres have been burned by the fire. The fire prompted the evacuation of nearby subdivisions and two schools. The fire is located southeast of Willow Park; the smoke plume could be seen from satel...

SCHUMER BACKS DOWN: Chuck Schumer CAVES, ENDS Government Shutdown SCHUMER BACKS DOWN: Chuck Schumer CAVES, ENDS Government Shutdown

The continuing resolution will allow for Congress to negotiate a deal on border security , immigration and those formerly protected by DACA . If the bill clears the Senate , it will still have to go back to the House of Representatives , si...

Mike Pence: US embassy to open in Jerusalem in 2019

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence has issued no criticism of Israel's half-century occupation of the West Bank during his visit. Mr Abbas' ruling Fatah party called for a gener...

Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train' Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train'

The New York Times reported that Chinese officials told Swedish diplomats that he was suspected of sharing secret information with them and of meeting them illegally. "China's treatment of publisher Gui Minhai-a story of abduction, detention, a...

Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert Alaska quake prompts tsunami alert

An 8.2-magnitude quake has been detected about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, in the Gulf of Alaska, according to preliminary figures from the United States Geological Survey. If you are in a tsunami watch area, the centre says to prepare to ...

Maniac threatens mass shooting at 'fake news' CNN headquarters Maniac threatens mass shooting at 'fake news' CNN headquarters

In another call, he said: "I'm smarter than you". I have more guns than you. I have more guns that you. "More labor. Your cast is going to get gunned down in a matter of hours", he said. "We take any threats to CNN employees or workplaces, around the...

Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump

U.S. secretary of state also holds talks with Theresa May and Boris Johnson . More than a year into his presidency, Trump has yet to visit London and many British voters have promised to protest against a man they see as crude, volatile and ...

PM Modi lands in Zurich, to go by road to Davos PM Modi lands in Zurich, to go by road to Davos

DAVOS , SWITZERLAND-U.S. President Donald Trump will bring his "America First" message into a den of internationalist lions next week when he becomes the first sitting U.S. Minor protests have already been held, while another was expected in Zurich...

Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, buildings sway in capital Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, buildings sway in capital

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 6.0 quake was centered off western Java at a depth of about 43 kilometers (27 miles). Jakarta is about 100 km away. Buildings in the capital swayed for 10 to 20 seconds and some ordered evacuatio...

Tillerson visits US Embassy in London after Trump snub Tillerson visits US Embassy in London after Trump snub

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reaffirmed America's commitment to the "special relationship" with Britain amid reports of strains between London and Donald Trump's administration. Trump specifically wants other world powers to recognize ...

Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019 Shiv Sena to go it alone in 2019

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance trounced the Congress in the Maharashtra Assembly polls and have successfully managed to keep the Hindu voters united in the state. The BJP will come in minority if the Sena decides to withdraw its support. Senior party l...

US Government is shut down over Democrat immigration dreams US Government is shut down over Democrat immigration dreams

Kaine told a large crowd gathered in Washington for the pre-scheduled women's march that while the Republicans control the House, Senate, and White House, "they can't even get a budget done". Thus, each time that an entirely-reasonable resolution a...

Yes, this flu season is brutal, but it's not the worst Yes, this flu season is brutal, but it's not the worst

Dan Jernigan, director of the Center for Disease Control's influenza division, in an update January 12. In addition, L.A. Care covered members also receive an emailed flu shot reminder. In November and December, it emerged that the flu vaccine was ...

President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who administered Trump's first presidential physical last week, said Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive impairment. "In order to further reduce his...

Fresh Polling: Shutting Down Government Over DACA Was Not Good For Democrats Fresh Polling: Shutting Down Government Over DACA Was Not Good For Democrats

Following Democrats vote in the Senate to end government shutdown, Sanders said the Democrats realise that the position they had taken, frankly, was indefensible, and that they had to focus on first funding the military, protecting Border Patro...

Volcano erupts in Japan, triggers avalanche Volcano erupts in Japan, triggers avalanche

The Ground Self-Defense Force says 6 were its personnel who were training in the area. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Mount Kusatsu-Shirane erupted around 10 a.m. However unconfirmed reports, including one from the BBC , indicate that at l...

Mother of California 'house of horrors' from Princeton Mother of California 'house of horrors' from Princeton

Hestrin said that David Turpin also was charged with a lewd act on a child by force or fear of duress. Vinyard said that he didn't call the local authorities because "we didn't want to have the repercussions with them", adding that Turpin was ar...

Latest Updates: Government Shutdown Latest Updates: Government Shutdown

The measure needed 60 votes , and Democrats provided 33 of the 81 it got. The government entered a partial shutdown Saturday after the Senate was unable to agree on a short-term spending bill the House passed Thursday. The Democratic leader ...

Palestinian leader seeks European Union recognition as row with USA persists Palestinian leader seeks European Union recognition as row with USA persists

President Reuven Rivlin on Monday called on countries worldwide to tear off the "mask of hypocrisy" and follow the USA in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Knesset member Ayman Odeh of the Joint Arab List party called Pence "a unsafe m...

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