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Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army at Gaza protest Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army at Gaza protest
- January 26, 2019

Local media reported late on Tuesday that the Israeli Air Force stroke targets in the Northern Gaza Strip following Tuesday's escalation along the border. Qatar previous year also provided Gaza with fuel deliveries to ease a severe electricity shortage. The Qatari payments are controversial in Israel, where they have sparked opposition from right-wing activists and politicians. (more...)
Trump delays State of the Union Address until partial shutdown ends Trump delays State of the Union Address until partial shutdown ends
- January 26, 2019

On Wednesday, exiting a meeting with a bipartisan group of 16 senators, Graham believed that if he were able to get a stop-gap three-week spending bill , he was "pretty confident ... "Very simply, without a Wall it all doesn't work", he tweeted at Pelosi on Thursday before the Senate votes. An estimated 800,000 federal workers have been affected, furloughed or working without pay for now. (more...)
Did a Bear Help Missing Boy Casey Hathaway? His Family Says So Did a Bear Help Missing Boy Casey Hathaway? His Family Says So
- January 26, 2019

Temperatures dropped to the freezing low 30s in North Carolina Wednesday evening and Sheriff Hughs said the child wasn't adequately dressed for the weather. What would happen if that was one of their children? I just can't imagine a 3-year-old being out there, ' volunteer mother-of-three Donna Harris said. (more...)
Nurse Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative Sate who gave birth Nurse Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative Sate who gave birth
- January 25, 2019

A male nurse has been arrested in an investigation launched after an incapacitated woman at a long-term care facility in Phoenix had a baby boy late a year ago. He also mentioned that he liked his job as a nurse. In a bid to identify the child's father, search warrants were issued to obtain DNA samples from men working at the Hacienda HealthCare centre. (more...)
Los Angeles teachers end nine-day strike Los Angeles teachers end nine-day strike
- January 25, 2019

Just after 10 p.m. Sunday, Garcetti tweeted: "Today was a productive day of negotiations with UTLA and LAUSD ". Teachers there want a 12-percent raise spread out over three-years as well as smaller class sizes, but the district is only willing to give them five-percent. (more...)
Barnier says time-limited Irish backstop not possible Barnier says time-limited Irish backstop not possible
- January 25, 2019

The warning came as Jaguar Land Rover , the UK's largest carmaker, informed employees on Thursday that it will shut down its four main factories for an extra week at the start of April on top of a previously planned maintenance pause because of "potential Brexit disruption". (more...)
United States shutdown: Senate rejects bills to re-open government United States shutdown: Senate rejects bills to re-open government
- January 25, 2019

While the plan would not include any funding for Trump's physical wall, the Democratic proposal - which has yet to be finalized - is expected to offer billions of dollars for border surveillance technology that House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) called a "smart wall". (more...)
Australia confirms dual citizen has been detained in China Australia confirms dual citizen has been detained in China
- January 25, 2019

Mr Danby said Dr Yang's Chinese heritage didn't mean Australia should be quiet about his arrest. "He is an Australian citizen, and we are seeking to provide him with consular assistance and support to ensure he is being treated fairly and transparently". (more...)
Will give State of the Union address 'when the shutdown is over' Will give State of the Union address 'when the shutdown is over'
- January 25, 2019

Indeed, at least some seemed unaware of rules specifying that both the House and Senate must pass a concurrent resolution formally inviting the president to address a joint session. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (L) listens as U.S. President Donald Trump leads a discussion on immigration proposals with conservative leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington , U.S., January 23, 2019. (more...)
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape
- January 25, 2019

Speaking outside of court today, Mr Salmond said: "Let me say at the outset, I am innocent of any criminality whatsoever". Salmond was arrested and charged in Scotland yesterday after voluntarily going to the police station to be questioned on the allegations, but was not held in custody overnight. (more...)
Will North Korea transfer ICBMs to China? Will North Korea transfer ICBMs to China?
- January 25, 2019

Kim ordered working-level preparations for the second North Korea-US summit to be done well, KCNA said. On Saturday, Trump said a location for the summit has been decided, without giving more details. Mr Trump has said there is "no rush" and "no time limit" on denuclearisation negotiations, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has given varying statements about the degree of Washington's patience. (more...)
Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber Crashes During Landing in Murmansk Region - Russian MoD Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber Crashes During Landing in Murmansk Region - Russian MoD
- January 25, 2019

According to a report, two pilots were taken to a medical facility, where they're receiving the necessary assistance. The accident comes less than a week after two Su-34 bombers collided in the Russian Far East during a scheduled training exercise last Friday. (more...)
American charged by Russian Federation with espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says American charged by Russian Federation with espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says
- January 25, 2019

Russian media previously claimed he was grabbed at the Metropole Hotel near the Kremlin while receiving a USB stick with a list of employees of a state agency. The lawyer said Whelan had not been able to see what was on the thumb drive because he had been detained before he had a chance to do so. He's been in custody since December 28, 2018. (more...)
Venezuela's opposition takes to streets to seize momentum against Maduro Venezuela's opposition takes to streets to seize momentum against Maduro
- January 25, 2019

The disturbance started hours after a group of men dressed in military fatigues and carrying assault weapons published a series of videos on social media saying they won't recognise President Nicolas Maduro's government . Popular Will lawmaker and and congress chief Juan Guaido, who was briefly detained by intelligence agents this month, has received worldwide support amid growing criticism of Maduro. (more...)
Four white men arrested over attempted terrorist attack on US Muslim community Four white men arrested over attempted terrorist attack on US Muslim community
- January 23, 2019

A fourth person was arrested and charged with the same offenses as an adolescent offender, Greece's police chief, Patrick Phelan, said in a news conference Tuesday. An unidentified 16-year-old student was also charged with the same crimes but will be tried as a minor. Police said there was no threat to the school, but through that investigation they discovered a plot to explode the Muslim communities. (more...)
PM May still embattled to break Brexit deadlock PM May still embattled to break Brexit deadlock
- January 23, 2019

I know where we'll be", soccer commentator Gary Lineker said Wednesday night when May's latest televised speech collided with the end of an exciting FA Cup game. "We have become an global laughing stock: anxious, angry, uncertain, divided", opposition Labour Party lawmaker Chris Bryant said during Tuesday's European Union debate, lamenting that politicians had "squandered two years" arguing about Brexit. (more...)
Tensions Between Israel and Iran Rise Over Syria Tensions Between Israel and Iran Rise Over Syria
- January 23, 2019

The IDF released video footage of its airstrikes on Syrian air defenses, including on social media. The Iranian elite unit commander reportedly said that the only way to stop the Israeli attacks was to hit back with three missiles for every one that Israel fires and to attempt to intercept any Israeli fighter jets. (more...)
Bikini hiker dies after fall on a mountain in Nantou Bikini hiker dies after fall on a mountain in Nantou
- January 23, 2019

Even though she is famous for her bikini photos, the South China Morning Post reported that Wu usually hiked to the top of peaks in normal hiking gear and then changed into a bikini when she reached the top. Wu told her friend she was trapped at the bottom and unable to move due to the injuries to her leg suffered during the fall. Once asked in an interview by FTV as to why she chose to strip-off once she reached the summit, Wu replied: 'It just looks so handsome, what's not to like?' ... (more...)
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Trump's Transgender Military Ban Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Trump's Transgender Military Ban
- January 23, 2019

Liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor said they would have kept in place the injunctions blocking the policy . That changed under former president Barack Obama . But in July 2017, early in his presidency, President Trump sought to restrict service to those who do not seek to undergo gender transitions - after initially announcing a ban. (more...)
President Trump visits MLK memorial President Trump visits MLK memorial
- January 23, 2019

Trump directly addressed King in his second tweet of the day after earlier boasting of manufacturing growth in the U.S. Presidents since Bill Clinton have participated in service projects to mark the day, and Trump released a presidential proclamation encouraging "all Americans to recommit themselves to Dr. (more...)
Report identifies another secret North Korea missile site, one of 20 Report identifies another secret North Korea missile site, one of 20
- January 23, 2019

The White House made the announcement after the president met with Kim Yong Chol, the North Korean envoy to the US, behind closed doors for an hour-and-a-half on Friday. A White House official revealed President Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un via his envoy Kim Yong-chol. "We want to reduce that risk, reduce North Korea's capacity to build out their program". (more...)
Winter mixer: Dash of snow between cold snaps Winter mixer: Dash of snow between cold snaps
- January 22, 2019

Highs in the upper 50s continue Tuesday (gusts to 30 miles per hour then) and Wednesday will deliver calmer conditions. Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. Today a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet will spread into the immediate Chicago area and accumulating snow far west and northern sections - Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings have been posted. (more...)
British PM to unveil new Brexit strategy British PM to unveil new Brexit strategy
- January 22, 2019

It is "obvious" there will be a hard border in Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit , the European Commission's chief spokesman has said. After Mrs May's motion is published, lawmakers will be able to propose amendments to it, setting out alternatives to her deal. (more...)
Chinese scientist behind gene-edited babies may face charges Chinese scientist behind gene-edited babies may face charges
- January 22, 2019

He had "deliberately evaded oversight" with the intent of creating a gene-edited baby "for the objective of reproduction", according to the initial findings of an investigating team set up by the Health Commission of China in southern Guangdong province, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
Giuliani backtracks on comments Trump sought Moscow deal throughout 2016 Giuliani backtracks on comments Trump sought Moscow deal throughout 2016
- January 22, 2019

Speaking to The New Yorker , Giuliani was asked what his latest opinion is on the disputed Buzzfeed report which claimed that Trump had personally asked Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow tower project in order to shield his involvement in it. (more...)
US to Seek Extradition of Huawei Exec From Canada US to Seek Extradition of Huawei Exec From Canada
- January 22, 2019

The incident is an "abuse of extradition treaties between the US and Canada", Hua said. The 46-year-old CFO of telecom giant Huawei was arrested in B.C. She was released on bail last month and is due in court in Vancouver on February 6. The dispute was complicated by a Trump interview with Reuters on December 11, in which he said he would intervene in the case, if he "thought it was necessary" to close a trade deal with China. (more...)
Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint
- January 22, 2019

Brown was detained on Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remains in custody, a French judicial official said. This isn't Brown's first encounter with the law - he has a number of previous, high-profile convictions for violence. (more...)
US Says It Seeks to Address 'Legitimate Concerns' in Afghan Conflict US Says It Seeks to Address 'Legitimate Concerns' in Afghan Conflict
- January 22, 2019

Ghani "expressed his gratitude for Pakistan's honest facilitation of these efforts" initiated by Khalilzad, a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad said. The Taliban have long refused to hold direct talks with Afghan officials, whom they dismiss as "puppets". US Senator urged Trump to meet PM Imran Khan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. (more...)
Ireland knocks back Polish proposal to break Brexit deadlock over backstop Ireland knocks back Polish proposal to break Brexit deadlock over backstop
- January 22, 2019

This will allow amendments to be moved with alternative proposals for debate, followed by votes on Tuesday. She said: "Surely we can not go on for yet another week, wasting another two weeks in total without some direction". Corbyn has refused to take part in cross-party talks unless May removes the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. She insisted she was focused on winning concessions from the European Union that could secure support from MPs, but also dismissed calls for the Brexit date ... (more...)
Dozens killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military compound Dozens killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military compound
- January 22, 2019

In the email Monday, the Taliban spokesman said the ongoing talks would focus on "ending American occupation with assurance that no one will be harmed in Afghanistan ". After months of reports that the Taliban controls record amounts of territory and is killing record numbers of Afghan civilians and troops, the national defense forces, supported by USA advisers and air combat missions, have achieved notable successes. (more...)

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