Tuesday January 15-th, 2019

Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded

Nothing new on the shutdown. "It's going to all work out", he said , adding that some furloughed federal workers also favor the construction of border wall Trump says will discourage illegal immigration. President Trump capped off a bad week for h...

Plane crashes into Sioux Falls home, one confirmed dead Plane crashes into Sioux Falls home, one confirmed dead

CBS affiliate KELO reports the plane crashed around 7 p.m. into a residential neighborhood. 'We're still investigating, there may be more fatalities to come, ' Smith asserted. She and her family were home celebrating Christmas when they heard the...

Japan emperor draws record birthday crowd before abdication next year Japan emperor draws record birthday crowd before abdication next year

Emperor Akihito said he won't forget those trips with his wife, Empress Michiko, and thanked those counties for welcoming them despite their bitter memories of the war. The emperor, who has undergone heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, s...

Trump visits troops in Iraq amid political turmoil over Syria withdrawal Trump visits troops in Iraq amid political turmoil over Syria withdrawal

Trump's visit - his first as president to a combat zone - comes on the heels of his announcement about pulling troops out of Syria and the rumored removal of thousands of troops in Afghanistan. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama, who both made surprise t...

Iraq officially makes Christmas Day a national holiday Iraq officially makes Christmas Day a national holiday

He urged Nigerians to think about the heroes who made the relative peace we live in possible, saying they endure so that we all can enjoy. Christians came with offerings and sung Christmas carols as clerics preached about God's kindness, mercy and ...

United Kingdom border authority: 40 migrants cross English Channel to Britain

The Home Office said its authorities also assisted French maritime officials in an incident off the coast of France involving a vessel which turned back after an engine failure, with nine people on board. The children will be looked after by soci...

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions

There is still some uncertainty where the heavier bands of snow might set up, but it is likely that most valleys will see 1 to 2 inches of snowfall, with amounts increasing as elevation increases into the mountains. Environment Canada said winter st...

Sicilian airport reopens amid Mount Etna's latest eruption Sicilian airport reopens amid Mount Etna's latest eruption

Smoke rises over the city of Catania during an eruption of the Mount Etna, Dec 24, 2018. Four people suffered light injuries, officials said. The Corriere newspaper reported that 10 people had been slightly injured, while footage shared by Italian ...

Pope hopes for peace in Yemen, Syria and other flashpoints Pope hopes for peace in Yemen, Syria and other flashpoints

Francis celebrated a Christmas Eve Mass on Monday night in St. Peter's Basilica, opening a busy week for the pope that includes a Christmas Day message and blessing, a December 26 prayer, New Year's Eve vespers and a January 1 Mass. "A particular tho...

News Shopper wishes you all a very merry Christmas News Shopper wishes you all a very merry Christmas

Time flies when you're having a good time, and before you know it a whole year has passed, Santa has rolled down the chimney and its Christmas once again. Merry Christmas to one and all this holiday from everyone here at Clarksville Online. I'm going...

Mattis Works Xmas, Sends Final Message To Troops Mattis Works Xmas, Sends Final Message To Troops

Mattis had planned to remain defense chief until late February, to allow for a transition. Thursday's tweet was dictated to an aide to send before Trump read Mattis' resignation letter, a senior administration official told reporters on Sunday.

'Run to the hills': Tsunami fears spark chaos in Indonesia town 'Run to the hills': Tsunami fears spark chaos in Indonesia town

Markus Taekz said the Rahmat Pentecostal Church in the hard-hit area of Carita did not celebrate with joyous music. It also came just a few days before the 14th anniversary of the December 26, 2004 tsunami, one of the deadliest disasters in history...

As markets plunge, Democrats accuse Trump of sowing Christmas 'chaos' As markets plunge, Democrats accuse Trump of sowing Christmas 'chaos'

Christmas marked the fourth day of the partial US government shutdown with no end in sight. Most lawmakers fled the capital over the weekend to be with their families. He tweeted at one point about feeling lonely. The US President tweeted that he...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's lung surgery is her 3rd cancer treatment since 1999 Ruth Bader Ginsburg's lung surgery is her 3rd cancer treatment since 1999

At the time , Ginsburg was one of eight women in her class at Harvard Law School, according to The Smithsonian Magazine . It wasn't immediately clear whether Ginsburg's latest cancer bout is a recurrence of her pancreatic cancer or a primary lun...

Fresh bread price protests hit Sudan Fresh bread price protests hit Sudan

A government decision to increase the price of a loaf of bread from 1 Sudanese pound (Dh0.08) to 3 three Sudanese pounds has sparked demonstrations across the country since Wednesday. He said 14 members of the coalition including its president, Far...

Israeli Warplanes Strike Target Outside Damascus Israeli Warplanes Strike Target Outside Damascus

Loud explosions were heard in the Syrian capital, a Reuters witness said. At the end of November Syria said its air defences had targeted and downed a number of "hostile targets" over the Kisweh area south of Damascus. "The decision to remove the 2...

Trump asks 7-year-old, ‘Are you still a believer in Santa?’ Trump asks 7-year-old, ‘Are you still a believer in Santa?’

A child called in to NORAD's Santa tracker hotline on Christmas Eve and got an unusual question from President Donald Trump . The president had come under fire from critics who disapproved of the way he addressed a 7-year-old during one of the c...

British police scramble for clues in London airport drone chaos British police scramble for clues in London airport drone chaos

Gatwick said that at times two separate drones had been seen, but most of the disruption seemed to come from a single one, shown in the footage. A Gatwick spokesman said: "Safety is Gatwick's top priority and we are grateful for passengers' continu...

Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by US Border Patrol agents Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by US Border Patrol agents

The boy, who was the detained with his father, started showing signs of illness Monday and died in a New Mexico hospital on Christmas Day. Later, he was found to have a fever and was held for an additional 90 minutes before he was released with p...

High security in Barcelona following U.S. terror warning High security in Barcelona following U.S. terror warning

The security alert, posted online and sent to US citizens in Spain's second-largest city, recommends exercising "heightened caution" around buses and public transport in the Las Ramblas area. Last Friday police in Barcelona arrested a 33-year-old Mor...

Gunmen storm foreign ministry in Tripoli Gunmen storm foreign ministry in Tripoli

Three attackers opened fire on the building before two of them managed to get inside and blow themselves up. 10 others were injured in the morning attack, the Health Ministry said. All individuals and employees have been ordered to evacuate the bui...

Mattis sends last Christmas message to troops before resigning Mattis sends last Christmas message to troops before resigning

With Defense Secretary James Mattis on his way out two months earlier than planned, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will take the reins of the government's largest and most complex agency with no military and foreign policy experience.

5 dead, 21 hurt in China as hijacked bus ploughs into pedestrians 5 dead, 21 hurt in China as hijacked bus ploughs into pedestrians

A man has hijacked a bus and drove it into a crowd of people in China's city of Longyan, killing five people and injuring 21 others. A policeman is believed to be among the dead. China has suffered several similar incidents this year. In late Nov...

Rain or Snow? Post-Holiday Storm Still On Track Rain or Snow? Post-Holiday Storm Still On Track

Light snow will remain over eastern Idaho for much of Christmas Eve . Good news if you want to do any traveling though, cause the majority of the day it will be dry in both the Sierra and the valley. "It's definitely a concern for travel", Wheeler s...

Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter Spiegel to file criminal complaint against cheating reporter

Relotius wrote close to 60 articles for the publication before he was sacked last week. "As it stands, we do not have faith in Spiegel's current fact-checking and editing process", he wrote, adding that "the anti-American bias at the magazine has...

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