Fayulu tipped to win DRC election: Opinion poll

The patients left the centre in Beni when it came under attack by protestors against the cancellation of Sunday's presidential election in the city. Activist group Lucha said police had arrested 18 of its members during the protest in Butembo. More..

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Boy who died in Border Patrol custody had flu, autopsy shows
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Boy who died in Border Patrol custody had flu, autopsy shows

In her statement Wednesday , Nielsen said that, going forward, all migrant children in government custody will "receive a more thorough hands-on assessment at the earliest possible time post apprehension -...More..

James Mattis' Brother Speaks Out About His Resignation
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

James Mattis' Brother Speaks Out About His Resignation

Outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sent a holiday message to U.S. service members in which he commended them and noted their sacrifice, yet also said, "storm clouds loom". He said they "could never get on th...More..

India races against the clock to rescue 'rat-hole' miners
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

India races against the clock to rescue 'rat-hole' miners

For the last two days, the NDRF team has stopped usage of two pumps that were employed to take out water due to their ineffectiveness. The team will first study and analyse the situation at the site before wo...More..

Koreas break ground on future railway project
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Koreas break ground on future railway project

Officials from South and North Korea stand in front of a road sign during the ceremony for a project to modernize and connect roads and railways over the border between the Koreas at Panmun Station, Dec. A te...More..

Indonesia orders flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Indonesia orders flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

Police officers search for victims among rubble of a destroyed beach front hotel which was hit by a tsunami in Pandeglang, Banten province, Indonesia, December 24, 2018. Anak Krakatau, meaning Child of Krakatau...More..

2 people killed in Sioux Falls plane crash
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

2 people killed in Sioux Falls plane crash

At least one person is dead. Sioux Falls officials say one person died when a single-engine airplane crashed in a backyard in that city Tuesday evening, leading to the evacuation of four homes. Crews were abl...More..

Trump misleads about military pay raises
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump misleads about military pay raises

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted a condemnation of CNN Thursday after they targeted USA troops in Iraq because some of the troops displayed hats and logos supporting President T...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow

A still from a video shows a fire at the Con Edison facility in Queens. Police said the fire was "under control", as confirmed in a tweet , and the 144th precinct asked citizens to avoid 20th Avenue and 31s...More..

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as Most Admired Woman
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as Most Admired Woman

When it comes to the women, First Lady Melania Trump is sitting at number four, behind Ms Clinton who dropped to third place. The book quickly rocketed up the charts following its release, and Obama crisscros...More..

Saudi king orders major government reshuffle
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Saudi king orders major government reshuffle

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has been relieved from his position and moved to a post of a minister of state for foreign affairs, the Saudi Press Agency said on Thursday, citing a royal decree. President Vlad...More..

Trump to replace defense head Mattis Jan 1 with deputy Shanahan
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump to replace defense head Mattis Jan 1 with deputy Shanahan

Last year, when Salon spoke with veteran political operative and frequent presidential adviser David Gergen, he compared Mattis' role in the Trump administration with that of similar agents of stability who wor...More..

Trump signals no end to shutdown: ‘You have to have a wall’
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump signals no end to shutdown: ‘You have to have a wall’

The shutdown started Saturday when funding lapsed for nine Cabinet-level departments and dozens of agencies. Over the weekend, Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said the White House had ma...More..

Sudanese police fire tear gas after protesters block road in Khartoum
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Sudanese police fire tear gas after protesters block road in Khartoum

As demonstrations sparked by a hike in bread prices entered their sixth day, doctors went on strike in a country beset by economic woes. Police used teargas to disperse protesters, witnesses said. In Omdurm...More..

Twitter Roasts Trump for Doubting Santa's Existence in Chat With Little Girl
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Twitter Roasts Trump for Doubting Santa's Existence in Chat With Little Girl

Trump continued, "Because at seven, that's marginal , right?" Most children stop believing in Santa somewhere between 5 and 8 years old, according to several studies. Now, a letter by John F Kennedy to a g...More..

Thailand approves medical marijuana
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Thailand approves medical marijuana

Thailand joins a wave of country's around the world reconsidering laws regarding cannabis use. Some said they hoped Tuesday's approval would pave the way for legalisation for recreational use. It will be int...More..

Bodies of 2 missing children found buried in their father’s backyard
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Bodies of 2 missing children found buried in their father’s backyard

Sheriff's deputies made the gruesome discoveries after receiving a call for a welfare check on Mary, who hadn't been seen for weeks and was feared dead, according to officials. 'I just - I can not understand ...More..

by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump, Melania visit U.S. troops in Iraq

First lady Melania Trump was on the trip. Prior to the visit, Trump had faced criticism for breaking with an annual tradition since 2003 of presidents visiting troops deployed overseas around the Christmas ...More..

Petro Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Petro Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine

Martial law in Ukraine was in effect in 10 regions from November 26 to December 26, 2018. Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian Navy vessels, and 23 crew members, in the Kerch Strait (a channel that separat...More..

Worst of winter storm to hit well north of Mankato
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Worst of winter storm to hit well north of Mankato

It will be a colder day with highs reaching about 30 degrees with a nasty north wind of 15-30 miles per hour. Winter Storm watches may be issued for this event and this statement will be updated as new info...More..

Assad's forces must fill void left by US, Russia tells Turkey
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Assad's forces must fill void left by US, Russia tells Turkey

Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) had reported Tuesday that forces loyal to Syria's Bashar Assad on Tuesday entered the country's northwestern Manbij region in coordination with the YPG. According to multiple re...More..

African News: Violent Protests In Sudan On Christmas Day
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

African News: Violent Protests In Sudan On Christmas Day

He said the same procedure would continue this year. The protest has support from independent professional unions as well the country's largest political parties, Umma and Democratic Unionist. The official Sud...More..

Iraqi Lawmakers Vexed by Trump’s Surprise Visit to Military Base Near Baghdad
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Iraqi Lawmakers Vexed by Trump’s Surprise Visit to Military Base Near Baghdad

The president's trip was unannounced and shrouded in secrecy. Trump's was no exception as he flew overnight from Washington, spent three-plus hours on the ground and stopped at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germa...More..

Indonesia reroutes all flights around erupting Anak Krakatau volcano
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Indonesia reroutes all flights around erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

It was a sombre Christmas along the coast, with normally joyful celebrations replaced by prayers for the victims. The Sunda Strait tsunami occurred days before the anniversary of the devastating 2004 Indian...More..

'Occupation of Iraq is over': Iraqi leaders denounce Trump visit
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

'Occupation of Iraq is over': Iraqi leaders denounce Trump visit

US President Donald Trump speaks to members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, December 26, 2018. A planned meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi was s...More..

Blue Alert Issued After Police Officer Shot and Killed in Stanislaus County
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Blue Alert Issued After Police Officer Shot and Killed in Stanislaus County

When backup officers reached the scene, they found a wounded Singh. Stanislaus County Sheriff's detectives released photographs of the suspect and suspect vehicle, a gray, extended cab Dodge Ram 1500 pickup wit...More..

Russia's Putin oversees test of hypersonic weapon
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Russia's Putin oversees test of hypersonic weapon

This is a big success and a big victory ", he said . Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The Avangard is a st...More..

Christmas celebrated with zeal & fervour across the city
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Christmas celebrated with zeal & fervour across the city

He said that promotion of brotherhood, tolerance, harmony, love and affection is the essence of the teachings of Jesus. "Jesus came to reveal the face of God to all those who seek him". In an imploration to Chr...More..

Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Storm warning in effect until Wednesday; heavy snow expected

Travel may be impacted or become hazardous due to this storm moving across the regions from Thursday afternoon into early Saturday morning. This year, a record number of people are traveling across the countr...More..

Trump Says Out-of-Work Federal Employees Want Border Wall
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump Says Out-of-Work Federal Employees Want Border Wall

They pointed to problems beyond the shutdown, including heavy losses on Wall Street and Trump's decision to fire his defense secretary. Democrats have offered $1.3 billion for other border security measures. ...More..

Trump makes an unannounced visit to Iraq
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump makes an unannounced visit to Iraq

Trump and first lady Melania Trump met with military personnel on Wednesday at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, according to photos from Reuters. The president was joined at the air base by National Security Advis...More..

The biggest eruption of the volcano scared even astronauts
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The biggest eruption of the volcano scared even astronauts

Volcanic ash covered nearby villages, while planes into Catania airport had to be halted temporarily. The volcano then erupted from the new south-east crater. Hikers at higher elevations were brought down t...More..

Morocco arrests five more in hikers’ murder probe
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Morocco arrests five more in hikers’ murder probe

Hundreds of people paid tribute to Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland outside the embassies of their homelands in the capital Rabat. While the video of the su...More..

UAE releases photos of ruler's daughter after disappearance
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

UAE releases photos of ruler's daughter after disappearance

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum to the Office of Special Procedures at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights". The government said in a statement that Sheikha Latifa, who met with Ro...More..

Ginsburg working from hospital bed after cancer surgery
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Ginsburg working from hospital bed after cancer surgery

A spokeswoman for the court, Kathy Arberg , also says that Ginsburg remained in NY at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Sunday. On Friday, Ginsburg's trainer Bryant Johnson told PEOPLE that she is ...More..