Brexit Plan B? May refuses to tear up her deal

London and Brussels have spent the best part of two years working on May's agreement, but MPs in parliament's lower House of Commons comprehensively rejected it last week. Unusually, MPs are able to amend the so-called "neutral motion" tabled by the ... More..

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Rescuers Started Extinguishing Kerch Strait Tanker Fire - Marine Rescue Service
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Rescuers Started Extinguishing Kerch Strait Tanker Fire - Marine Rescue Service

Unconfirmed Russian media reports say 14 people have been killed, with an unknown number still in need of rescue. One of them, the Candy, had a crew of 17, including nine Turkish citizens and eight Indian natio...More..

Watch out, Trump? California Sen. Kamala Harris announces presidential run
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Watch out, Trump? California Sen. Kamala Harris announces presidential run

Barbara Boxer in 2016, said in her almost 1-minute announcement video that she wanted to bring people together. "This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the b...More..

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

During his interview, Pence repeated MLK's quote "Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy" and declared that's "exactly" what Trump was doing by demanding $5.7 billion for his unpopular border w...More..

Florida State Receives Backlash for Deleted Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Florida State Receives Backlash for Deleted Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet

What other reason can explain why unapologetically racist Iowa Congressman Steve King chose to tweet a tribute to the slain civil rights legend Martin Luther King Jr . St. Philip's College, 1801 Martin Luthe...More..

British PM promises new European Union talks in bid to salvage Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

British PM promises new European Union talks in bid to salvage Brexit deal

Mr Corbyn branded her cross-party talks a "sham". Mrs May sought to reassure MPs that they will be given "a proper say and fuller involvement" in establishing the UK's position in negotiations on future rel...More..

French yellow vest protests planned despite Macron outreach
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

French yellow vest protests planned despite Macron outreach

Demonstrators who gathered in the central Paris at noon chanted anti-Macron slogans and denounced the police violence against protesters. About 80,000 police are fanned out nationwide. A prodigious debater, h...More..

At least 66 killed after Mexico pipeline blast
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

At least 66 killed after Mexico pipeline blast

More than 600 people were in a field Friday afternoon in the state of Hidalgo when a gusher of gasoline from a damaged pipeline turned into a fireball. Pemex, Mexico's state-owned petroleum company, confirmed i...More..

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

But last November, Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress and admitted discussions on the Moscow deal actually continued well into 2016. Guiliani said it's his understanding that conversations between Trum...More..

Barefoot toddler walks toward police with hands up while imitating arrested father
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Barefoot toddler walks toward police with hands up while imitating arrested father

As officers arrest a suspect, who can be heard on the video saying he is the children's father, the girl gets out of the truck and walks toward police, with her hands up. But the Tallahassee Police Department...More..

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts READ MORE
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts READ MORE

CNN quoted a source familiar with the US-North Korea talks as saying that Kim Yong Chol would be carrying a new letter for Trump . So far, no details have been publicly released about how denuclearisatio...More..

World's oldest living man, 113-year-old Nonaka from Japan, dies
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

World's oldest living man, 113-year-old Nonaka from Japan, dies

He was presented with his Guiness World Record previous year at his home in Ashoro after the death of the then-oldest living man, Spaniard Francisco Nunez Olivera. Upon receiving his Guinness World Records ce...More..

WhatsApp expands message forwarding limit worldwide to contain spread of fake news
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

WhatsApp expands message forwarding limit worldwide to contain spread of fake news

The policy of forwarding messages to a maximum of five recipients had been implemented in India last summer after the spreading of rumours on social media led to killings and attempted lynchings. India is Whats...More..

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces She Will Run for President in 2020
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces She Will Run for President in 2020

In a video released Monday, Harris says she's seeking "truth, justice, decency, equality, freedom [and] democracy", which she argues are "all on the line now". In recent weeks, New York Sen. She also acknowle...More..

Democratic US Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Democratic US Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

Harris launched her presidential bid as the United States observes what would have been the 90th birthday of the slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Her team clearly sees her strongest potential fo...More..

Travel 'Strongly Discouraged' During Weekend Snow Storm
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Travel 'Strongly Discouraged' During Weekend Snow Storm

Precipitation will be the heaviest overnight into Sunday and gradually end late Sunday afternoon. Significant reductions in visibility are possible as snow combines with winds gusting up to seventy miles ...More..

Bitterly cold wind chills into Monday morning
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Bitterly cold wind chills into Monday morning

Sunday until noon today. The National Weather Service has issued a wind-chill advisory for Allen County, eight northeast IN counties and northwest OH counties. Lows on Monday morning will be in the teens and ...More..

Did Trump ask Cohen to lie to Congress? House may open inquiry
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Did Trump ask Cohen to lie to Congress? House may open inquiry

Michael Cohen arrives at his home in New York City with one of his arms in a sling supported by a pillow Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. BuzzFeed News reported Thursday night that President Trump ordered Michael C...More..

May to focus on Irish backstop in her Brexit 'plan B'
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

May to focus on Irish backstop in her Brexit 'plan B'

May spoke to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday and to European Union leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk by telephone Friday to discuss where to go next on ...More..

Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi takes questions from reporters, January 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington . With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period with...More..

Laquan McDonald's family laments light sentence given to white Chicago officer
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Laquan McDonald's family laments light sentence given to white Chicago officer

During Friday's hearing, residents told of alleged past mistreatment at the hands of the officer. One of those witnesses, Vidale Joy, said Van Dyke used the slur after pulling him over in 2005 and at one po...More..

by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Winter storm causes plane to skid off runway at Chicago airport

A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a Chicago runway left slick by a winter storm that moved across parts of the Midwest toward New England and the northeastern United States. It wasn't clear ...More..

Facebook privacy lapses may lead to record fine
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Facebook privacy lapses may lead to record fine

A Facebook spokesperson told Fortune the company had no comment. The FTC has restrictive statutory limits on the scale of fines it can impose, which can be vastly out of proportion to modern consumer and In...More..

Lebanon foreign minister urges Arab League to readmit Syria
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Lebanon foreign minister urges Arab League to readmit Syria

Only Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz were present on Sunday for the kick off of the meeting, focused economic development in the region. He also pro...More..

Syria says it shot down Israeli missiles targeting airport in Damascus
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Syria says it shot down Israeli missiles targeting airport in Damascus

Syria's Air Defense Force (SyAD) on Sunday reportedly used a new generation of air defense systems in response to what it alleged were Israeli airstrikes carried out in broad daylight. On January 13, Israeli Pr...More..

Failure to curb climate change a top risk - Davos survey
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Failure to curb climate change a top risk - Davos survey

Over the next decade, respondents placed data fraud/theft and cyber-attacks fourth and fifth in terms of most likely risks, while cyber-attacks and "critical information infrastructure breakdown" were placed se...More..

Parts of the state in wind chill advisories, warnings through noon Sunday
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Parts of the state in wind chill advisories, warnings through noon Sunday

The OPP and Peel Regional Police are warning drivers of slippery roads and highways across Southern Ontario with several collisions reported already as of 4 p.m. Wind becoming northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 4...More..

Sudanese protest doctor’s killing in Khartoum
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sudanese protest doctor’s killing in Khartoum

The Sudanese Professional Association , an organization behind the December 25 and January 9 rallies, submitted a memorandum to the Parliament to "demand the regime give up the political and executive power to ...More..

Taliban Sets New Conditions for Peace Talks with Afghan Govt
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Taliban Sets New Conditions for Peace Talks with Afghan Govt

But there has been speculation the U.S. wants to keep some military bases in Afghanistan, and that it is pushing the Taliban to hold direct talks with Kabul . Regional security environment and Afghan peace and...More..

Six suspects, one Canadian, in court over Nairobi hotel attack
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Six suspects, one Canadian, in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Court documents revealed that investigators believe that one of the terrorists who attacked the hotel, is the son of a Kenyan military officer. Stepping in front of the cameras in the wake of this week's de...More..

Prince Philip warned by police over seat belt, two days after crash
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Prince Philip warned by police over seat belt, two days after crash

Philip was involved in a vehicle crash on Thursday near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk that left two women in another auto, a Kia, with minor injuries. Buckingham Palace has not commented on the images. No...More..

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England

NY may warm up enough for rain Sunday morning, but freezing is expected by the evening when temperatures plummet. Amtrak said it will operate a modified service Saturday and Sunday due to the weather. More th...More..

Pope Francis expresses sorrow after 170 feared dead in Mediterranean
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Pope Francis expresses sorrow after 170 feared dead in Mediterranean

One dinghy was spotted sinking in rough waters on Friday by an Italian military plane on patrol. The Italian navy said it had alerted Libyan authorities who ordered a merchant ship to go to the site but the r...More..

Former Mexico president 'took $100m drug bribe from cartel' - trial hears
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Former Mexico president 'took $100m drug bribe from cartel' - trial hears

Asked if he told the authorities in 2016 that Guzman arranged the bribe, he answered, "That's right". Details of the alleged $100 million bribe came during the defense attorney's cross-examination of witness ...More..

EU's Hogan: Customs union rollback would unlock Brexit talks
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

EU's Hogan: Customs union rollback would unlock Brexit talks

Prime Minister said Monday that the postponed vote in 's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held the week of January 14 - more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10 weeks be...More..