Monday December 17-th, 2018

Strong natural disaster shakes Japan's Osaka in rush hour Strong natural disaster shakes Japan's Osaka in rush hour

Japanese media reported one of the likely victims is a 9-year-old girl found at a school. The quake knocked over walls, scattered goods on the floor of shops and set off scattered fires around Osaka. There was no damage to its Ohi and Takahama nucl...

Murder of Australian comedian sparks outcry over violence against women Murder of Australian comedian sparks outcry over violence against women

The horrific crime prompted renewed warnings from police for women to be more "aware of their surroundings" and take responsibility for their own safety, which in turn sparked a social media backlash from the ladies of Australia, who are sick of the ...

Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants

He added: 'This is a ideal example of why our borders need to be secure'. "He was able to get him out of the vehicle and the driver was actually walking", Boyd said. He would not confirm if any of the patients had died. The vehicle was traveling arou...

Giuliani says no immediate pardons related to Russian Federation probe Giuliani says no immediate pardons related to Russian Federation probe

Tapper asked Giuliani to clarify whether he was in fact calling for a special counsel to investigate the special counsel - eliciting laughter from the Republican New Yorker. "I mean, when you look at Peter Strzok and what he said about me, when you...

Strong natural disaster rattles Gunma Prefecture, but no injuries reported

It set off multiple building fires and toppled walls. Japanese media reported one of the likely victims is a 9-year-old girl at a school. Local police said they could not confirm the reports. The inland quake poses no tsunami risk. All trains a...

Almost 2,000 children separated from adults at border

The McAllen delegation was led by Senators Jeff Merkley of OR and Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. "What the administration has made a decision to do is to separate children from their parents to try to send a message that if you cross the border with...

Roger Stone Admits Meeting With Russian Who Promised Damaging Clinton Info

On Sunday, independent journalist Seth Abramson suggested that the presence of the mysterious Ukrainian indicates a link to former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort, who as The Inquisitr has reported has been indicted by Russian Federation inves...

Sheriff: 5 dead in Texas border crash Sheriff: 5 dead in Texas border crash

The driver, believed to be a United States citizen, was rushed to a hospital; the passenger, also believed to be a US citizen, now is in custody. The sheriff said there were 14 people in the vehicle and 12 of them were ejected. He said his deputies a...

Trump says it's 'possible' he'll meet Putin this summer Trump says it's 'possible' he'll meet Putin this summer

Furthermore, no on in the White House has been able to deter Trump's insistence on the summit. "He wants to have a meeting with Putin, so he's going to have a meeting with Putin". Earlier this week, a senior director for Europe and Russia on the Nati...

Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today Grieve Says Hopes to Finalize Compromise Brexit Amendment Today

The UK prime minister risks defeat on her Brexit legislation as she dares pro-EU rebels to vote her down. "It is unacceptable", leading rebel Dominic Grieve told the BBC. "I'm endeavoring during the course of this afternoon to finalize agreement ...

Is Trump going to call Kim Jong Is Trump going to call Kim Jong

Then North Korea sent out peace feelers. In the aftermath of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , US President Donald Trump declared that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat. President Donald Trump admires how North Korea...

2,000 children separated from families in immigration crackdown 2,000 children separated from families in immigration crackdown

What happens to the children? . Because the government is charging the parents in the criminal justice system, children are separated from them, with no clear procedure for their reunification aside from hotlines the parents can call to try to tra...

President Trump Approves Disaster Aid to Hawaii President Trump Approves Disaster Aid to Hawaii

A second release from Ige said that there would be a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) center set up Friday at Kea'au High School. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspaper reported this week that eligible homeowners and renters could get u...

Migrant 'detente' time with Italy - Macron Migrant 'detente' time with Italy - Macron

Germany's interior minister has fired the head of the country's migration authority amid a scandal over the allegedly improper approval of over a thousand asylum requests. "We need to work on reform of the Dublin Agreement", Conte stressed ahead of h...

Greek lawmakers to vote on no confidence motion in govt Greek lawmakers to vote on no confidence motion in govt

The Tsipras-Zaev agreement on the "Republic of North Macedonia" name has been sharply criticised by the oppositions in their respective countries. Ivanov can exercise his power of veto only once, which means that his opposition is unlikely to cause a...

Giuliani: Mueller probe 'might get cleaned up' with 'presidential pardons' Giuliani: Mueller probe 'might get cleaned up' with 'presidential pardons'

If Giuliani's suggestion is implemented, it would start the biggest clash of Trump's presidency. He disputed on Sunday that his frequent television appearances and comments about the president's pardon powers are intended as a signal to Trump's all...

Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

Ghani said in his televised speech that he was ready to discuss the removal of foreign forces, which were excluded from the Taliban's ceasefire and remain a key stumbling block to peace in the eyes of many fighters. Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Bar...

IG report finds Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have cozy relationships with reporters IG report finds Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have cozy relationships with reporters

Comey has said he was concerned that the Justice Department itself could not credibly announce the conclusion of its investigation, in part because Lynch had met days earlier aboard her plane with former President Bill Clinton. "The FBI's inacti...

Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change

Police blocks did not allow them to get near the site where the agreement was signed, so the protest was staged 35 km (22 miles) away. The Macedonian and Greek Foreign Ministers, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias, in the presence of their countries...

Trump Wants to Be Treated Like North Korea Chief Kim Jong Trump Wants to Be Treated Like North Korea Chief Kim Jong

Donald Trump spent an hour with the press on the White House lawn Friday morning, and unleashed a string of freakish statements and flat-out lies - here's a fact check, with video . But when Adolf Hitler's Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June...

Gadkari to hold meet as pollution chokes Delhi Gadkari to hold meet as pollution chokes Delhi

To curb risky levels of air pollution seen in 2016, the ministry of environment, forests and climate change introduced the Graded Response Action Plan ( GRAP ) in January 2017. "CPCB convened an urgent meeting of the Task Force regarding implementati...

Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy

The crisis is centered on the "master plan" that Interior Minister Seehofer wanted to present on Tuesday, but which was scuppered at the 11th hour by Merkel because one of its 63 points - turning asylum-seekers away at the German border - would viola...

Taliban members take selfies, hug Afghan soldiers during unprecedented Eid ceasefire Taliban members take selfies, hug Afghan soldiers during unprecedented Eid ceasefire

At least 26 people were killed, according to Reuters . Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said the attack took place near the governor's compound. Bati Kot is on the highway connecting the Nangarhar provincial c...

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

The 24-hour event, which is meant to showcase local talent, was being held at the Roebling Wire Works Building in Trenton and was attended by around at least one thousand people, authorities said. A witness also told the publication he saw a fight br...

Italy prevents two more refugee boats from docking Italy prevents two more refugee boats from docking

After Malta refused, Spain offered to accept the migrants. The boatload of migrants that was forced to spend days crossing the western Mediterranean includes 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 children and as many as seven pregnant women, according to V...

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