Eight killed as Boeing cargo plane crashes in Iran

An Iranian Boeing 707 cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran's capital, state media reported, with an emergency official saying only one person of the 16 on board was known to have survived. Reports say... More..

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President Trump Fires Back At ‘Insulting’ Questions Raised By NYT Article
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

President Trump Fires Back At ‘Insulting’ Questions Raised By NYT Article

Trump was responding to a Washington Post report , which said he went to great lengths to hide details of his discussions with Putin . The report cited unnamed current and former US officials. Their only disa...More..

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until Sunday
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until Sunday

There are also signs of an Arctic blast of cold air for next weekend. Heavy snow will spread from the south over much of northeastern IL and northwest Indiana Saturday morning and continue into the afternoo...More..

Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon

Long wary of publicity around its operations against Iran-linked targets on its northern front, Israel has lifted the veil in recent days - a sign of confidence in a campaign waged amid occasional tensions with...More..

White House asked for options to strike Iran
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

White House asked for options to strike Iran

Now, through a report just published by the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz and The Wall Street Journal , a former White House official who worked under the Trump Administration says that the White House had asked ...More..

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurds
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurds

President Donald Trump warned Sunday that if Turkey attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically". "We recognize the Turkish people's right and President Erd...More..

Mass Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills One, Sends 12 to Hospital
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Mass Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills One, Sends 12 to Hospital

Police say a mass overdose at a house in Chico that killed one man and left four people in critical condition appears to have been largely caused by the risky opiate fentanyl, the Enterprise Record reports . "...More..

Shooter of Davis police officer identified
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Shooter of Davis police officer identified

Kevin Douglas Limbaugh claimed in a note that Davis Police had hit him with "ultra sonic waves" before fatally shooting Officer Natalie Corona . The shooting devastated the Davis Police Department, which has...More..

Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez

Last week, Lieberman told FOX Business that Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley in a major upset a year ago, is too "different" and "controversial" for the party. You don't get picked...More..

U.S. shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

U.S. shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

But the South Carolina Republican said Trump wants a deal first. On Saturday, with Congress adjourned for the weekend, Trump said in the first of several tweets on the shutdown that "Democrats should com...More..

Missing Wisconsin teen found after three months, kidnapping suspect in custody
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Missing Wisconsin teen found after three months, kidnapping suspect in custody

It won't happen quickly, though, Bowers said, and people need to realize that Jayme will relive her trauma in different ways throughout her life - including if she forms romantic relationships or has children o...More..

Sen. Coons: Trump's 'Closeness' to Putin Is 'Alarming'
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Sen. Coons: Trump's 'Closeness' to Putin Is 'Alarming'

Senator Chris Coons, a Democratic member of the judiciary committee, said he plans to press Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, for a pledge to let Mueller complete his work. President Trump was...More..

Wisconsin Bus Driver Rescues Little Boy Running Down Sidewalk Alone
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Wisconsin Bus Driver Rescues Little Boy Running Down Sidewalk Alone

A female bus driver in the US stopped her daily routine to pick up a passing 19-month-old toddler allegedly left outside in the cold all alone by her mother, camera footage revealed on Thursday. She carried him...More..

White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?

It's not the first time some Republicans have denounced King, nor the first time King has said his intent is to defend "Western civilization". He also posed the question, "Why did I sit in classes teachin...More..

Scuppering Brexit would be 'catastrophic', May warns MPs
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Scuppering Brexit would be 'catastrophic', May warns MPs

Last week the government was defeated twice in the Commons on Brexit votes. Mr Grayling said there would be a "different tone" in British politics if the United Kingdom failed to leave the European Union ,...More..

Australian teen, 16, killed in avalanche while on holiday with family
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Australian teen, 16, killed in avalanche while on holiday with family

A Sydney schoolboy has been identified as the victim of a horrific avalanche incident in Australia . The 16-year-old was skiing off-piste with his family at the time. A former schoolmate wrote on social media...More..

U.S. Syria withdrawal officially underway, expected to take 3-4 months
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

U.S. Syria withdrawal officially underway, expected to take 3-4 months

Saying that they evacuated a hospital in Jinderes upon the orders of USA soldiers and being transferred into a hospital in the city center, the woman said that "they wanted us to treat wounded terrorists there...More..

Cuba bus crash: Several people dead ‘including Britons’
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Cuba bus crash: Several people dead ‘including Britons’

The injured were from the U.S., Britian, Canada , France , the Netherlands and Spain. The bus was travelling from Baracoa to the capital, Havana, when it crashed near Guantánamo on Thursday. According to re...More..

Maduro victory in Venezuela undemocratic
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Maduro victory in Venezuela undemocratic

Although Maduro has obviously refused to do this, many countries will no longer deem Maduro as Venezuela's president, and will instead recognize the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, ...More..

World Bank to pick new president by mid-April
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

World Bank to pick new president by mid-April

The selection of the bank's next president could prove to be a test of President Trump's worldwide clout. The Treasury Department told AFP on Friday it was not going to make statements about potential candi...More..

Julian Castro to announce 2020 presidential campaign decision
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Julian Castro to announce 2020 presidential campaign decision

Evidence of this strategy peppered the plaza on San Antonio's West Side where Castro announced on Saturday: A mariachi band welcomed guests, as taco trucks fed people outside. His identical twin, Rep. Joaquin...More..

Israel opens 'Apartheid Road' separating Palestinians, Jewish settlers
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Israel opens 'Apartheid Road' separating Palestinians, Jewish settlers

Segregated roads are common in the West bank, but until now, none are divided along their entire length by a wall. Its western side served Palestinian drivers, who can not enter the holy city, while the easte...More..

by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Former Deputy Secretary of State: Trump's secrecy on Putin meetings 'outrageous'

In one instance, following a meeting Trump had with Putin in Hamburg, Germany, in 2017 that former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was also present for, a White House adviser and a senior State Department of...More..

Wisconsin bus driver rescues child
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Wisconsin bus driver rescues child

As the bus sat waiting for police and EMS responders to arrive, one passenger walked up to Ivic as she held the baby in the driver's seat. According to authorities, the toddler was discovered to be less than ...More..

Greece tells Germany to pay up over World War II
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Greece tells Germany to pay up over World War II

Tsipras also highlighted the rising danger of the far right in Europe and the role that the dominant economic dogma played, in his opinion, in feeding the growth of far-right and anti-European populism, highlig...More..

Government shutdown is now longest ever in USA history
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Government shutdown is now longest ever in USA history

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY have refused to meet that demand, instead offering a far smaller sum to shore up border security and asking the Presiden...More..

Two Huawei employees arrested in Poland over spying allegations
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Two Huawei employees arrested in Poland over spying allegations

Recently, the Canadian government launched a new security assessment of Huawei's 5G technology past year, and at least two large Canadian operators have indicated that they will launch small-scale investigation...More..

Winter storm snarls Midwest roads, claims at least 7 lives
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Winter storm snarls Midwest roads, claims at least 7 lives

The weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow, is forecast to affect an 2,900 km swath of the United States from Colorado to the Mid-Atlantic. Illinois State Police said t...More..

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Rain and snow chances continue for the weekend
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Rain and snow chances continue for the weekend

Overnight lows drop into the mid 30's for many spots with areas along and north of I-64 in the low 30's. The advisory is in effect until 3 a.m. Sunday and covers northern IL and Northwest Indiana including Le...More..

May warns MPs that killing off Brexit deal would be a 'catastrophe'
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

May warns MPs that killing off Brexit deal would be a 'catastrophe'

Meanwhile, two of the biggest donors to the Leave campaign said they thought Brexit would eventually be abandoned by the Government and that the United Kingdom would stay in the EU. Downing Street was prepa...More..

Heartbreaking: 22-Year-Old Rookie Police Officer Natalie Corona Killed in Shooting
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Heartbreaking: 22-Year-Old Rookie Police Officer Natalie Corona Killed in Shooting

A man was seen walking holding a black and grey American flag, outside UC Davis Medical Center in honor of a Davis police officer who was killed in the line of duty . He said his daughter should be remembered ...More..

Australia considering resettlement for runaway Saudi woman
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Australia considering resettlement for runaway Saudi woman

The UN refugee agency UNHCR referred her case to Australia for her possible resettlement as a refugee, Australia's Department of Home Affairs said in a statement to CNN. Upon arrival in Bangkok , al-Qun...More..

Man charged with kidnap and murder day after Jayme Closs, 13, found
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Man charged with kidnap and murder day after Jayme Closs, 13, found

Thousands of volunteers and hundreds of law enforcement officers had searched around the clock around the small town of Barron after Jayme Closs' parents were found shot dead in their home, the front door open ...More..

DeSantis suspends Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

DeSantis suspends Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel

Despite criticism of the shooting response, he has said he would continue to serve in his elected capacity, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel . "A mechanical issue forced the plane to divert over...More..

Wall donations refunded or shifted to non-profit effort
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Wall donations refunded or shifted to non-profit effort

Kolfage writes that he consulted with "politics, national security, construction, and finance" experts and came to several conclusions, including that "The federal government won't be able to accept our donat...More..