Turkey masses troops near Kurdish-held Syrian town

The decision as made because McGurk strongly disagrees with President Donald Turmp's desire to pull troops out of Syria . "I want here to pay tribute to General Mattis. "The SDF is fighting against the terrorism that fomented attacks against Paris... More..

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Snow Showers Possible Christmas Eve
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Snow Showers Possible Christmas Eve

Expect temperatures to warm into the upper 40s with light wind. However, yet another system will approach from the west, bringing with it more rain and unsettled weather for the end of the holiday week. Sunda...More..

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

But authorities declined to say whether they had found the body of Kelsey Berreth , 29, what led to the arrest of Patrick Michael Frazee and what motive there might be for Berreth's disappearance and slayi...More..

UN General Assembly Adopts Ukraine's Resolution on Russia's Crimea
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

UN General Assembly Adopts Ukraine's Resolution on Russia's Crimea

More than a dozen SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets which Russian Federation is deploying to boost its air force, amid heightened tensions with Ukraine, arrived in Crimea on Saturday. "What we are saying to Russian ...More..

Talks Continue In UAE On Afghan Peace
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Talks Continue In UAE On Afghan Peace

Khalilzad, who called on the chief of army staff (COAS) at the general headquarters in Rawalpindi, also appreciated Pakistan's efforts for Afghan peace process. "Talks revolved around withdrawal of occupation...More..

Kremlin Questions Impartiality of BBC's Coverage of Russian Federation
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Kremlin Questions Impartiality of BBC's Coverage of Russian Federation

The UK claims Russian Federation deployed a Soviet-made nerve agent in the attack, something that Moscow has consistently denied. The Kremlin said on Friday that an investigation into the BBC's work in Russ...More..

Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

In the first court ruling on the issue, Tigar said on November 19 that USA law allows immigrants to request asylum regardless of whether they entered the country legally. That ruling prompted Trump to disparage...More..

Sen. McConnell urges Dems to address Pres. Trump request on border funding
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Sen. McConnell urges Dems to address Pres. Trump request on border funding

The next actual session is scheduled for Thursday afternoon, two days after Christmas . An effort to raise $ 1 billion for the wall by pro-wall activists led by a military veteran (which had attracted $ 14 mil...More..

Twitter Explodes as Trump Unveils PHOTO of 'Beautiful and Effective' Border Wall
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Twitter Explodes as Trump Unveils PHOTO of 'Beautiful and Effective' Border Wall

Mulvaney says in a memo for government executives that "we are hopeful that this lapse in appropriations will be of short duration" but that employees should report to work when scheduled to "undertake orderl...More..

Explosion at Coal Mine in Czech Republic Kills 13 People
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Explosion at Coal Mine in Czech Republic Kills 13 People

The accident occurred at a depth of 880 meters at the CSM mine in the city of Karvina, about 300 kilometers (200 miles) east of Prague , on Thursday afternoon. "We're one big family, it's a awful tragedy", a C...More..

Acting AG Whitaker won't recuse himself from Mueller probe
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Acting AG Whitaker won't recuse himself from Mueller probe

According to the Journal, Barr sent the 20-page memo - which the outlet said it had reviewed - to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in June. "It appears that the number one qualification Trump is looki...More..

At least 20 dead after tsunami hits Indonesia
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

At least 20 dead after tsunami hits Indonesia

About 165 people have also been injured after the huge wave crashed into beaches around the Sunda Strait on Saturday, officials said. "The Geological Agency detected at 21.03 local time the Anak Krakatau erup...More..

Not clear how US would get money from border wall fundraiser
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Not clear how US would get money from border wall fundraiser

More than 123,000 people have contributed. On Friday, President Donald Trump said that if Senate Democrats don't go along with his demand for border wall money, "there will be a shutdown that will last fo...More..

Special forces retake cargo ship after migrants threatened staff
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Special forces retake cargo ship after migrants threatened staff

They added: "We are not now treating this as either a hostage, piracy or terror related incident". "The crew reacted and they locked themselves in the bridge of the vessel and so they are safe, we haven't had...More..

EU, US, Canada demand China release arrested Canadians
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

EU, US, Canada demand China release arrested Canadians

Canada is now embroiled in a saga that began with Canadian authorities arresting the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies on an extradition request from the U.S. Meng. She add...More..

China Accused by U.S., Allies of Massive State-Sponsored Hacking Campaign
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

China Accused by U.S., Allies of Massive State-Sponsored Hacking Campaign

The hackers Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong were members of a hacking group operating in China known within the cyber security community as Advanced Persistent Threat 10 (the APT10 Group). The GCSB's Hampton said...More..

Fears of unrest after Congo poll delayed
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Fears of unrest after Congo poll delayed

Preparations for Sunday's vote , which has been postponed repeatedly since 2016, were disrupted by a fire last week in the capital Kinshasa, which the commission said destroyed some 80 percent of the city's vo...More..

North Korea: We Won’t Denuclearize Until America Removes Threat to Us First
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

North Korea: We Won’t Denuclearize Until America Removes Threat to Us First

With Washington doubling down on sanctions enforcement, humanitarian aid for North Korea has almost ground to a halt this year, despite warnings of a potential food crisis and improving relations with Pyon...More..

US slaps 15 more Russians with sanctions
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

US slaps 15 more Russians with sanctions

The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, expanding a blacklist of individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the 2016 USA presidential election, amo...More..

Yemen's Hodeida calm after ceasefire takes effect
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Yemen's Hodeida calm after ceasefire takes effect

The government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi called for its forces to "cease-fire in both Hodeida city and the province" also named Hodeida, according to a statement from Hadi's Defense Ministry. About 2...More..

Student arrested for slowly poisoning his Black roommate
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Student arrested for slowly poisoning his Black roommate

Yang is an global student from China who turned himself into police in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Thursday on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangerment, Northamp...More..

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urges Senate to approve wall funding
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urges Senate to approve wall funding

But I'm also committed to funding the government". Conservatives want to keep fighting. On Thursday, Schumer said Trump's "temper tantrum will shut down the government, but it will not get him his wall". It r...More..

Police arrest fiancé of missing Colorado mother
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Police arrest fiancé of missing Colorado mother

The fiancé of a Colorado mother who vanished on Thanksgiving has been arrested and booked on first-degree-murder charges. De Young said they are working to recover her phone. Miles De Young, police chief of ...More..

China says Canadian woman being punished for working illegally
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

China says Canadian woman being punished for working illegally

Kovrig took an unpaid leave from his diplomatic post a year ago to work as a Hong Kong-based senior advisor at the International Crisis Group think tank, while Spavor facilitates trips to North Korea, including...More..

Jeremy Corbyn tables motion of no confidence in British PM Theresa May
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn tables motion of no confidence in British PM Theresa May

The latest hurdle she must overcome comes from the opposition benches, after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a motion of no confidence in her premiership following a somewhat confusing day in Westminster. ...More..

Pentagon planning major troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, officials say
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Pentagon planning major troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, officials say

But the latest reports of dramatic plans to bring back 7,000 troops has shocked several sources I have spoken to in the USA and Afghan governments. The insurgents, now controlling or hotly contesting about half...More..

Japan plans to withdraw from IWC to resume commercial whaling
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Japan plans to withdraw from IWC to resume commercial whaling

However, Nicola Beynon, from HSI in Australia, believes that Tokyo's decision to leave the rules-based order of the IWC would place Japans' North Pacific whaling program completely outside the bounds of...More..

German mainstream journalist blatantly lied about Americans in fabricated stories
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

German mainstream journalist blatantly lied about Americans in fabricated stories

Earlier this year, Relotius received the German Reporter of the Year award for his story about a young Syrian boy, which was praised for its "lightness, poetry and relevance". In a statement to The Associated...More..

Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody

Berreth went missing nearly a month ago after last being seen shopping with her 1-year-old daughter on Thanksgiving Day. Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving at a grocery store near her home in central Colorad...More..

China marks 40th anniversary of economic opening up
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

China marks 40th anniversary of economic opening up

At another point in the speech, Xi claimed that China's long history and 1.3 billion population means the country must forge its own unique path, "and can not accept teacherly types who boss the Chinese peopl...More..

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Had 2 Cancerous Growths Removed From Lungs
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Had 2 Cancerous Growths Removed From Lungs

The growths were found during tests Ginsburg had after she fractured three ribs in a fall in her office on November 7. After the surgery, there was "no evidence of any remaining disease", Arberg added. She di...More..

Fiance Of Missing Colorado Mom Arrested And Charged With Murder
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Fiance Of Missing Colorado Mom Arrested And Charged With Murder

Patrick Frazee was seen in handcuffs after authorities executed an arrest warrant, sources told ABC News. Frazee was initially reported to have been cooperating with authorities in the search for Berreth, wh...More..

Former Lehigh University student charged with attempted murder for poisoning Black roommate
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Former Lehigh University student charged with attempted murder for poisoning Black roommate

Royal was dumbfounded by this as everyone else, because he believed they had a fairly cordial relationship as roommates", Assistant District Attorney Abe Kassis said. Then on March 29, He called campus police...More..

Trump Defends Move to Risk Government Shutdown
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Trump Defends Move to Risk Government Shutdown

But Trump pushed Republican allies in the House of Representatives on Thursday to use the short-term funding bill as leverage to force through $5 billion for the border wall despite Democratic objections....More..

United Nations peacekeeping chief warns against miscalculation over Israel-Lebanon border
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

United Nations peacekeeping chief warns against miscalculation over Israel-Lebanon border

What's worse, from Tehran's perspective, is that the global community merely shrugs when Israel carries out such strikes and Russian Federation hasn't acted to put an end to them either. Hezbollah, a powerful o...More..