Monday December 9-th, 2019

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

It is estimated that about 13,000 Jews died in the ghetto during the revolt. "We are all animals on two legs", Rotem said. "But amongst us animals, the two-legged ones, there are some who are also human beings, and who deserve the name". and told h...

Mistletoe or mortgage payments? Fed workers face high anxiety over gov't shutdown Mistletoe or mortgage payments? Fed workers face high anxiety over gov't shutdown

The U.S. Postal Service, an apparently unstoppable independent agency undaunted by rain, sleet, snow or partial government shutdowns , will continue operations, as will "essential" services like air traffic controllers, TSA agents and the Federal ...

Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal' Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Yet, what President Trump said to a kid was, well, a bit questionable. NORAD assured the world that Santa will bring Xmas cheer to "everyone". Fielding a phone call from a seven-year-old on Monday, US President Donald Trump put himself on ...

Trump 'all alone' in the White House as partial government shutdown looms

By contrast, probable incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has already said that the spending bill she intends on passing to reopen the government once Democrats retake control of the House will include $1.3 billion for border security - but not a...

Here’s how people are celebrating the holiday Here’s how people are celebrating the holiday

In their Christmas messages, they urged Nigerians to use the season in praying for successful elections in February, next year. Christmas tree - main ritual of the Christmas celebration to welcome the arrival of Santa Claus, creates more charisma...

Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

One of the animals was harnessed and workers also found a saddle richly decorated with bronze trimmings. Lead archaeologist Massimo Osanna told Italian news agency ANSA that the horse likely belonged to a general or a high ranking military office...

Sunny & Cooler Christmas Eve Sunny & Cooler Christmas Eve

By 7 a.m. those flurries will have spread across the state, dusting yards and streets with up to an inch of snow. Today will be a lovely, dry day with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with highs in the lower 30s. But as the cold air and milder air...

Trump agrees to visit Turkey in 2019, no date set Trump agrees to visit Turkey in 2019, no date set

Erdogan said, "I hope that our meeting will be beneficial for our countries and our region". " They will discuss how to coordinate (the withdrawal) with their counterparts ", Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told reporters. According to t...

FM Qureshi to leave for three-day four-nation visit on Monday FM Qureshi to leave for three-day four-nation visit on Monday

However, two high ranking officials in Kabul, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the talks, said Ghani was displeased that the Taliban refused to hold direct talks with the Afghan government in the UAE. It was Pakistan ...

Former UK political leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77 after short illness Former UK political leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77 after short illness

After stepping down as leader in 1999, Mr Ashdown - who served in the Special Boat Service during his time in the forces - was knighted and then made a peer as Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon. "He was a friend, and author, and a political guide thr...

Rep. Mike Rogers: Mattis' Resignation Will 'Leave a Mark' on Trump

A fracture developed last week over Trump's decision to withdraw USA troops from Syria and worsened after Mattis' public disagreement with Trump, aired in his resignation letter . A USA defense official said "the execute order for Syria has been sig...

Mexico: Aviation crash claims Puebla governor, ex-governor Mexico: Aviation crash claims Puebla governor, ex-governor

Moreno Valle, who went on to win the 2010 gubernatorial race, died in what local media are reporting as a helicopter crash on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. CNN's Mitch McCluskey and CNNE's Elizabeth Plaza contributed. Reports from Mexico say the acci...

Italy’s Mount Etna erupts ash into air prompting airport closure Italy’s Mount Etna erupts ash into air prompting airport closure

A local vulcanologist said it was Etna's "first flank eruption" in more than a decade. "It's the first lateral eruption in more than 10 years, but it doesn't seem to be unsafe". The latest eruption is a result of a new fracture on the based of th...

Dozens dead in sustained terror attack on government building in Afghanistan Dozens dead in sustained terror attack on government building in Afghanistan

The attack began in the afternoon when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a auto outside the public works ministry. Six people have been reported injured and a police officer has been killed in the attack, said Mujahid. Qureshi, who then continued h...

United States backs Guyana following ship’s contact with Venezuelan navy United States backs Guyana following ship’s contact with Venezuelan navy

Exxon drilled its first successful well off the coast of Guyana in 2015 and since then has made nine more discoveries, including one this month that boosted to 5 billion oil-equivalent barrels the company's estimate of reserves in the deep-water ar...

Woman uses Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer costume during Fort Collins burglary Woman uses Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer costume during Fort Collins burglary

Nick". All of the other burglars Used to steal without disguise They weren't like this Rudolph She's different from the other guys . Police in Fort Collins, a city in the state's north, shared a video on Facebook on Sunday that showed the wo...

Couple Held Over Gatwick Drone Chaos Feel 'Completely Violated' Following Release Couple Held Over Gatwick Drone Chaos Feel 'Completely Violated' Following Release

The tip-offs came after the airport on Sunday began offering a £50,000 reward for information on dozens of drone sightings which led to the three days of disruption. "Post-release without charge or further action, we are totally overwhelmed by the ...

North Korea ordered to pay $500M to family of Otto Warmbier North Korea ordered to pay $500M to family of Otto Warmbier

Fred and Cindy Warmbier of OH had requested $1.05 billion in punitive damages and about $46 million for the family's suffering in a motion filed in October in US District Court in Washington , DC. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in April aga...

Moroccans hold vigil to pay homage to slain Scandinavian hikers Moroccans hold vigil to pay homage to slain Scandinavian hikers

In 2017 and 2018, Morocco dismantled 20 militant cells planning attacks in the country. The mourners included ordinary Moroccans joined by politicians, artists and activists. They then recorded a video of their attack, which Norwegian authorities s...

President Trump slams Special Envoy McGurk, Sen. Corker over sympathizer criticism President Trump slams Special Envoy McGurk, Sen. Corker over sympathizer criticism

He added: " This is a made-up fight , so the President can look like he's fighting, but even if he wins, our borders are going to be insecure". "It's a spectacle, and candidly, it's juvenile", Corker said. Though McGurk had been due to leave his p...

'Missing' Dubai princess pictured alive 'Missing' Dubai princess pictured alive

The UAE said Monday its announcement "rebuts false allegations and provided evidence that Her Highness Sheikha Latifa was at home and living with her family in Dubai ". High Commissioner for Human Rights. "Photographs taken during the afternoon th...

Tsunami crashes stage during band’s performance in Indonesia Tsunami crashes stage during band’s performance in Indonesia

Volcanic activity on Indonesia's famous Anak Krakatau island triggered underwater landslides that caused the tsunami, officials say. Sixty-four hectares of the southwest side of the volcano collapsed. Dozens of victims were killed on the Sumatran...

Bush Sponsored Filipino Boy, Sent 'Spirited' Letters, Money Bush Sponsored Filipino Boy, Sent 'Spirited' Letters, Money

Over the decade that followed, the 41st president of the United States sent funds that went towards Timothy's education, extra-curricular activities and some of his meals. Bush later wrote another clue about his life when he said, "We're going to hav...

Sydney apartment high-rise evacuated after 'cracking' heard Sydney apartment high-rise evacuated after 'cracking' heard

Another resident told ABC News there were cracks on the building's 12th and 13th floors. About 3000 people have been evacuated from the building and surrounds, while a one kilometre exclusion zone is in place. An Ecove spokesman said it was aware...

Indonesia tsunami: Wave crashes into pop concert by local band Seventeen Indonesia tsunami: Wave crashes into pop concert by local band Seventeen

Among those who perished are Seventeen's bassist Muhammad Awal Purbani (Bani) and the band's road manager Oki Wijaya. Oystein Lund Andersen, a Norwegian witness who was on a family trip on the coast of the Anyer beach, wrote on Facebook that he saw...

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