Saturday February 16-th, 2019

Trump calls report on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of him 'most insulting' Trump calls report on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of him 'most insulting'

They also sought to determine whether President Trump was deliberately working for Russian Federation or had unintentionally been influenced by Moscow. Trump's first official meeting with Putin , but the two presidents also spoke for up to an hour...

Fugitive Italian militant arrested in Bolivia Fugitive Italian militant arrested in Bolivia

Like Battisti, they fled during Italy's "years of lead", a bloody and turbulent era during the 1970s and 1980s when militants on the left and right carried out bombings, assassinations and other violent acts to try to bring down the Italian governmen...

US call for change : US calls for 'orderly transition' in Venezuela US call for change : US calls for 'orderly transition' in Venezuela

Thirteen of the 14 member countries of the Lima Group, except Mexico, on January 4 signed a declaration in the Peruvian capital Lima to urge Maduro not to assume a second presidential term on January 10 due to his government's alleged violations of d...

Tehran Warns Poland: Don't Side with U.S. Against Iran Tehran Warns Poland: Don't Side with U.S. Against Iran

Pompeo brought the Trump administration's anti-Iran message to Gulf Arab states on Friday as he continued his nine-nation tour of the Middle East. Poland's charge d'affaires was summoned to "protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security c...

Ted Cruz Won't Rule Out Future Support For White Supremacist Steve King Ted Cruz Won't Rule Out Future Support For White Supremacist Steve King

King was a co-chair of Cruz's 2016 presidential campaign. "What I'm going to do is urge everyone to stand for principles that matter", Cruz said. "When it comes to speaking out against bigotry ― whether it is the [Ku Klux Klan] or Nazis or anything...

Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz 'stabbed on stage' during major charity event Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz 'stabbed on stage' during major charity event

Pawel Adamowicz, 53, had to be resuscitated after the attack and is in a critical condition in hospital. Polish broadcaster TVN reported the assailant shouted that he was imprisoned, despite being innocent under the government of the Civic Platform...

Mass Overdose in California Kills 1, Injures 12 Mass Overdose in California Kills 1, Injures 12

Cops were reportedly called to the Chico address at around 9am and treated the overdosing victims, who were all known to each other, with opioid treatment naloxone . Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien got a 911 call from inside the home in the 1100 ...

Don't let him rot in Russian Federation jail, brother of 'spy' pleads Don't let him rot in Russian Federation jail, brother of 'spy' pleads

The family of Paul Whelan, detained in Russian Federation on suspicion of espionage, has started a petition to ask that the US Congress, the State Department, and the White House request his immediate release, Paul's brother David Whelan said in a wr...

White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ

While it is unclear if the proposals were eventually sent to the White House or if the president knew of the plans, Bolton's request anxious many in the Pentagon and the State Department concerned with the more hawkish approach toward Tehran.

Canada to welcome 1m immigrants in next 3 yrs Canada to welcome 1m immigrants in next 3 yrs

The figure represents an increase on the number of immigrants Canada accepts each year. Canada's Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years, which is almost 1 per cent of the countr...

Police Use Tear Gas against Protesters in Khartoum, Omdurman Police Use Tear Gas against Protesters in Khartoum, Omdurman

The protests have since swiftly escalated into nationwide rallies widely seen as the biggest threat to Bashir's rule in his three decades in power. Sudanese Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has dismissed reports saying that Russian mercenaries a...

Equipment, not troops being moved out of Syria: Pentagon Equipment, not troops being moved out of Syria: Pentagon

He was speaking in the United Arab Emirates following a phone call with his Turkish counterpart. U.S. forces in northern Syria have fought alongside a Kurdish militia against Islamic State (IS) militants. In response, Turkish President Recep Tayy...

UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Failure to deliver Brexit would be "incredibly damaging" for democracy and something the United Kingdom would regret for "many, many generations", he said. 'If EU intransigence persists, we must be willing to leave the EU at the end of March on World...

At least 19 dead after coal mine collapses in northern China At least 19 dead after coal mine collapses in northern China

However, Private coal mines in China typically take fewer safety precautions than larger state-owned mines. The Lijiagou mine is operated by the Baiji Mining Company, Xinhua said. In October, 21 miners died in the eastern Shandong province when r...

Authorities name man who killed rookie California officer Authorities name man who killed rookie California officer

New tonight, police say Limbaugh wrote a letter, shedding light on his deadly plan. In the letter, Limbaugh said he notified internal affairs, the media and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Doroshov said Limbaugh did not make any formal complai...

Israelis, Palestinians segregated on new highway Israelis, Palestinians segregated on new highway

Israel's Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said the highway would ease heavy traffic for settlers in the area while helping Israel overcome "security challenges". The road, which lies outside Jerusalem's jurisdiction, will be open from 5 a.m.to no...

Romania official at odds with European Union, won't attend key European Union event Romania official at odds with European Union, won't attend key European Union event

Meleșcanu told reporters that he was not aware of those comments but added that in all his discussions with the Commission president, the conclusion was that Romania is "well-prepared". "It depends only on you whether for Europe, Romanian politics ...

DR Congo election: Martin Fayulu appeals against result DR Congo election: Martin Fayulu appeals against result

Though pre-election polls predicted a landslide for Fayulu, a businessman and former manager at Exxon Mobil, the national election board, CENI, said he lost to another opposition candidate, Felix Tshisekedi , 55. Analysts said it was likely Kabila h...

Greece says it has grounds for war reparation claim against Germany Greece says it has grounds for war reparation claim against Germany

Germany has apologized for Nazi-era crimes during the war but has said it is not willing to discuss reparations. "And of course we are glad that Greece was able to leave the programs behind", the German leader said on her part. "Yes of course... a...

Aussie Teen Killed In Austrian Avalanche As Family Look On Aussie Teen Killed In Austrian Avalanche As Family Look On

As they were waiting for a rescue team, a slab of snow broke away, causing an avalanche that covered the 16-year-old boy and his German mother. Max attended the International Grammar School at Ultimo, with its principal Shauna Colnan sending an ema...

Trump swore interpreter to secrecy after Putin meeting and took away notes Trump swore interpreter to secrecy after Putin meeting and took away notes

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani dismissed the alleged investigation as baseless, pointing out that no evidence has publicly emerged in the 20 months since to support the idea that Trump is a secret Russian agent. The Times reported that FBI agents and s...

Myanmar: Reuters scribes lose appeal against 7-year sentence Myanmar: Reuters scribes lose appeal against 7-year sentence

However, neither of the convicts attended the court proceedings on Friday. The judge of High Court of Yangon stated that the defence lawyers had failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove the innocence of these two journalists. "We are very ...

Donald Trump calls on Democrats to negotiate as shutdown sets record Donald Trump calls on Democrats to negotiate as shutdown sets record

Experts at New York University's Brennan Center have identified more than 130 he could argue - two of which, Title 10 U.S. Code § 2808 and Title 33 U.S. "They can hold oversight hearings if they're so inclined, but in order to actually stop the ...

Rain continues, more snow possible Sunday night Rain continues, more snow possible Sunday night

A little rain may mix in with snow at times as temperatures, mainly in our southern counties, have come just above freezing this afternoon. Temperatures across the Baltimore region are forecast to peak in the lower 30s during the day Sunday , drop...

Voting down Brexit deal risks cancelling Brexit - foreign secretary Voting down Brexit deal risks cancelling Brexit - foreign secretary

A senior Norway-supporting Labour MP said their option could gain the upper hand as it can command broader support among Tories. His remarks came after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged MPs on Friday to support the draft Bre...

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