Wednesday January 16-th, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt | Trending Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt | Trending

Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez called the incident an "attack" against the country's leader, but said Maduro had escaped unharmed. "Investigations show clearly that flying artifacts or drones containing explosive material exploded near the pres...

New Zealand PM returns to work six weeks after giving birth New Zealand PM returns to work six weeks after giving birth

The New Zealand Herald notes , "Ardern will return as the teachers are due to strike, the nurses already have, the Government remains at loggerheads with Australia over the deportations policy and the inquiry into the appointment of deputy Police Com...

Soldier rescued after surviving week on freezing mountain Soldier rescued after surviving week on freezing mountain

A climber trapped for seven days in freezing conditions on a New Zealand mountain has been found in the nick of time , with rescuers saying he was unlikely to have survived another night alone. "I don't think he would have lasted another night", ...

UN envoy invites Yemen's warring parties to talks on September 6 UN envoy invites Yemen's warring parties to talks on September 6

Hundreds of thousands of people depend on Al-Thawra, which is Yemen's largest hospital, she said. According to Al-Arabiya, the spokesman for the coalition forces, Colonel Turki al-Malki, said the Houthi militias carried out the killing of civili...

Week One Of Manafort's Trial: Lavish Lifestyle And Falsified Documents Week One Of Manafort's Trial: Lavish Lifestyle And Falsified Documents

LaPorta also testified that she had seen documents that showed that there had been no payments on the loan between 2012 and 2014. The next witness brought forth by the prosecution was Special Agent Matthew Mikuska, a counterintelligence agent at th...

Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban

Police arrived on the scene and reviewed CCTV footage of what happened, before telling the woman that she would be fined 1,000 kroner (£119.37) in the post. A spokesperson for group Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) told the Independent: "The ob...

Joseph Pappas, Man Suspected of Killing George HW Bush's Doctor, Found Dead Joseph Pappas, Man Suspected of Killing George HW Bush's Doctor, Found Dead

Acevedo said a search of Pappas' home revealed an extensive intelligence file on Hausknecht . Hausknecht was also a 1971 graduate of Tunkhannock High School in Pennsylvania. KHOU 11 News investigative reporter Jeremy Rogalski learned Pappas once...

No kidding: Dozens of goats get loose in Idaho neighbourhood No kidding: Dozens of goats get loose in Idaho neighbourhood

It didn't take long for the company We Rent Goats to track down the escapees and wrangle them all back into a truck for the journey home. "They are going house to house eating everything in sight". No it isn't, but some runaway goats-for-rent (...

Donald Trump to Charles Koch: 'America First!’ Donald Trump to Charles Koch: 'America First!’

Now that Kim Jong Un is his fast friend, President Trump has chose to pick a fight with some truly nefarious operators-the successful American businessmen and political donors Charles and David Koch . What's more, he claimed in a second tweet to h...

18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash: Russian airline 18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash: Russian airline

As a result it fell, was destroyed and burned". Russian airline Utair has sent specialists to the scene, which is in an oil field managed by the energy company Rosneft some 1,600 miles northeast of Moscow . UTair, one of Russia's largest airlines,...

Ivanka Trump: Family separation was a 'low point' Ivanka Trump: Family separation was a 'low point'

Ivanka said she believes there have been stories about her that are false but wouldn't go as far as to say the press is the "enemy". "They asked my daughter Ivanka whether or not the media is the enemy of the people ", the president said in h...

Saudi-led coalition says Houthis behind attack in Hodeidah

At least 20 people were killed and 60 wounded on Thursday in an air strike at the Al-Thawra hospital and the bombardment of a fish market in Hodeida, according to medics and witnesses. The rebels' initiative came a week after Saudi Arabia suspended i...

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

The fire near Covelo prompted evacuation orders for about 60 homes in the farming and ranching area on the edge of the Mendocino National Forest. Dykema said the whirl started when hot air from the exceptionally hot fire rose and twisted tightly, c...

United States extends North Korea sanction list

The Wall Street Journal found Thursday that Russian Federation was issuing fresh work permits to thousands of North Korean workers despite the UN Security Council specifically banning the issuance of new work permits to North Korean laborers.

US Mulls Imposing 25% Tariff on Chinese Goods US Mulls Imposing 25% Tariff on Chinese Goods

Trade Representative announced Wednesday it was considering raising import duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods by 25 percent instead of the previously planned 10 percent. The United States has adopted an "escalate to negotiate" strategy towards...

Canada being shut out of NAFTA talks between Mexico, U.S. Canada being shut out of NAFTA talks between Mexico, U.S.

Stop-start talks to renegotiate NAFTA have dragged on for more than a year, with similar moments of optimism in the past. A senior government official said Tuesday that the USA and Mexico's return to the table to sort out their differences is a pos...

China threatens tariffs on $60 billion in USA goods

During a July 20 CNBC interview, Trump said that he was willing to put tariffs on all $505.5 billion dollars worth of goods that China exports annually to the U.S. The United States and China have the world's biggest trading relationship but offici...

Southeast Asian nations and China come closer to South China Sea agreement Southeast Asian nations and China come closer to South China Sea agreement

At a meeting with Southeast Asian foreign ministers Friday, Pompeo said the U.S. appreciated ASEAN's efforts to "support the rule of law in the South China Sea". Beijing also suggested that China and ASEAN could carry out joint oil and gas explorat...

Portugal and Spain brace for record-breaking temperatures Portugal and Spain brace for record-breaking temperatures

British holidaymakers are basking in record temperatures as they enjoy their summer holidays amid an extreme heatwave. Eight places across the centre, South and East of the country have already broken their local temperature records in the unpreced...

Mueller Hoping Russian Pop Star Will Sing About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting Mueller Hoping Russian Pop Star Will Sing About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

Mueller is looking into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and any potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow, among other matters that may arise from the investigation. "But I do think it would be...

Park rangers slam 'reckless' man who taunted bison Park rangers slam 'reckless' man who taunted bison

But luckily for the man, after first charging towards him, the bison loses interest and turns away. She then spotted a man trying to approach the animal . "Approaching on foot within 100 yards of bears or wolves, or within 25 yards of other wildlife...

Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure

Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Virginia after a National Weather Service (NWS) warning sparked fears of a dam burst. "Although water levels have decreased, the threat for dam failure continues", and emergency personnel will check for...

China probes claims celebrity Buddhist abbot sexually harassed nuns China probes claims celebrity Buddhist abbot sexually harassed nuns

Master Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Monastery has denied the allegations, and has received support from the monastery as well. He is a revered public guru for disseminating wisdom from Buddhist scriptures. The monastery said the reporting was "...

Trump and Italy's Conte Quickly Forge Close Friendship Trump and Italy's Conte Quickly Forge Close Friendship

Former White House legislative affairs director Marc Short predicted Tuesday that there will be a showdown at the end of the year over funding for President Donald Trump's wall he wants built at the US-Mexico border. It added that Trump's support m...

Trump leaves room for negotiation in push for US border wall funds Trump leaves room for negotiation in push for US border wall funds

But is there really a threat of the government shutting down? "If Trump follows through on this threat, the responsibility for any shutdown lies with Barbara Comstock". He also ran through a wish list including including scrapping a visa lottery pr...

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