Houston police: 5 officers injured in shooting, suspect dead

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Mayor Sylvester Turner are at Memorial Hermann. UPDATE 7:40 p.m.: HOUSTON POLICE PRESS CONFERENCE: No officers killed, says police spokesman. The officers were shot at a home in the southeast portion of the... More..

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Woman rescued after 3 days in billionaire's Manhattan elevator
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Woman rescued after 3 days in billionaire's Manhattan elevator

The unidentified woman was transported to a local hospital. According to ABC7, it was not until the home owners returned to the townhouse on Monday that a 911 call was made. Authorities believe the woman is a...More..

Acting AG says special counsel's Russia investigation is 'close to being completed'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Acting AG says special counsel's Russia investigation is 'close to being completed'

Whitaker was asked about comments he made before he joined the Justice Department that were critical of Mueller's investigation. "And he also said that he has been fully briefed on the investigation", Justi...More..

Tesco confirms 9,000 jobs at risk as supermarket breaks silence
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Tesco confirms 9,000 jobs at risk as supermarket breaks silence

Those employed by third party caterers serving hot food in Tesco staff rooms would also lose their jobs as the retailer cuts that service. Some 90 fresh food counters will close and others will cease to ope...More..

Government report says USA budget deficit set to hit $897B
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Government report says USA budget deficit set to hit $897B

The credibility of the federal government as an employer and contracting party may also have been eroded, "making it more hard for federal agencies to attract and maintain a talented workforce and more expensiv...More..

Man clings to moving SUV in road rage episode caught on video
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Man clings to moving SUV in road rage episode caught on video

A man with a gun orders Mark Fitzgerald out of his SUV. The would-be stunt double is 65-year-old Richard Kamrowski, who had gotten into a minor side-swipe accident on Saturday with Mark Fitzgerald, 37. "I kep...More..

USA envoy: 'Significant progress' in Afghan peace talks with Taliban
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

USA envoy: 'Significant progress' in Afghan peace talks with Taliban

Taliban representatives staged a brief walkout over differences with Khalilzad on Friday . "We wish that the USA leaves Afghanistan as friend of the region, not as a failure", Pakistan army spokesman Ma...More..

US envoy Khalilzad briefs Afghan President Ghani on talks with Taliban
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

US envoy Khalilzad briefs Afghan President Ghani on talks with Taliban

Even while engaging in the talks with the US, the militants have continued to stage deadly attacks on Afghan security forces . After six days of talks in Doha, Qatar, Khalilzad few to Kabul to consult with...More..

Kamala Harris launches 2020 campaign with Oakland rally
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Kamala Harris launches 2020 campaign with Oakland rally

After the rally, Harris planned to her first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate. Gibbs wasn't alone in her reluctance to commit to Harris so early in the primary process. "I'm running to be president of...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

"Use English 100% Of The Time": US Professor's E-Mail To Chinese Students

It goes on to urge students to keep these "unintended consequences in mind". 'Both faculty members picked out a small group of first-year students who they observed speaking Chinese (in their words, VERY LOU...More..

Philippine Church Blast Kills as Many as 19, Injures 48
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Philippine Church Blast Kills as Many as 19, Injures 48

The attack came almost a week after more than 1.5 million Muslims voted for a new, more powerful, self-administered region, in hopes of ending almost five decades of a separatist rebellion and a new wave of Isl...More..

Another Democrat urges Schultz not to run
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Another Democrat urges Schultz not to run

Neera Tanden, the president for the liberal Center for American Progress, also blasted Schultz , saying she would boycott Starbucks if he ran. Former Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz said he's seriously...More..

Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Accumulating Snow & Polar Vortex To Hit The Lansing Area

On Tuesday, the city is predicted to endure a high of 3 degrees in the day and a low of 19 degrees below zero at night, the weather service said. Along with the cold temperatures, a winter storm will bring mo...More..

Heavy snow moves in making for trecherous conditions
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Heavy snow moves in making for trecherous conditions

Many cities around the Twin Cities are also issuing winter parking advisories Sunday night into Monday morning. First things first, the snow will start Monday morning and last through the day before ending ...More..

Jilin blasts caused by cancer sufferer
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Jilin blasts caused by cancer sufferer

The statement did not elaborate on the blasts or the motive and said merely that a criminal investigation was under way. The local fire brigade received reports of an explosion at the underground parking lot ...More..

European Union won't budge on backstop, say Irish
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

European Union won't budge on backstop, say Irish

Unter the 2004 Civil Contingencies Act, powers including curfews, bans on travel and confiscation of property would also be available to control disturbances. He was speaking ahead of another showdown between M...More..

India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

India celebrates 70th Republic Day | News | DW

There were moist eyes among the crowd too as the citation was read out to honour former militant and later a soldier from Kashmir who died fighting terrorists in his home state of Kashmir. Men, women and childr...More..

Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Auschwitz survivors remember at death camp site

More than 1.1 million people, mostly European Jews, as well as non-Jewish Poles, Roma and Sinti, Soviet POWs and people of many other nationalities, perished at Auschwitz during World War Two. He said: "In my e...More..

More Lake Effect Snow Expected Through This Weekend
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

More Lake Effect Snow Expected Through This Weekend

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning for a large chunk of the Tennessee Valley. There will be a low of -20 and a wind chill of -27 overnight. Wind chills will be dang...More..

Canadian minor charged with terror-related offense
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Canadian minor charged with terror-related offense

Two people are in police custody after raids in Kingston, ON involving RCMP, Kingston police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "There was no specific target identified", said RCMP Supt. 10, 2019. Ki...More..

Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says

The partial government shutdown is over, at least for the next three weeks and government workers will be paid as soon as possible, according to President Donald Trump . The deal includes back pay for about 80...More..

Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brexit deadlock not game of chicken, says Simon Coveney

A customs union would mean that no tariffs would be put on goods travelling between the United Kingdom and the 27 member states of the EU, but that the United Kingdom could not negotiate its own trade agreement...More..

French 'yellow vests' march through Paris, keeping pressure on Macron
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

French 'yellow vests' march through Paris, keeping pressure on Macron

On the 11th consecutive weekend of action against the government, 69,000 people took to the streets, including 4,000 in Paris, the interior ministry said, down from an estimated 84,000 demonstrators across the ...More..

Democrats declare victory in shutdown battle with Trump
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Democrats declare victory in shutdown battle with Trump

On Friday, President Trump agreed to temporarily reopen the federal government with nothing allocated for a border wall, after shutting down the government for 35 days in an attempt to secure money for a bord...More..

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Michael Caputo, a longtime Stone associate and former Trump campaign adviser, said he expected Stone to fight the charges. It also states that a senior Trump campaign official was directed to contact Stone ab...More..

United Nations to independently probe Khashoggi's death
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

United Nations to independently probe Khashoggi's death

In a statement, Callamard stated: "The inquiry will also seek to identify ways by which states can strengthen fulfilment of their worldwide commitments to protect the right to life, prevent violations and ensur...More..

Trump Says Deal Reached to Briefly Reopen Government
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Trump Says Deal Reached to Briefly Reopen Government

If no measure is passed by February 15, Trump says he will use the executive power afforded to him by the Constitution to secure funding for the border wall . Following the president's announcement on Friday...More..

Weather warning for snow, possible heavy, across Nottinghamshire
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Weather warning for snow, possible heavy, across Nottinghamshire

Tuesday night will be bitterly cold with lows of -3 degrees, and widespread hard frost setting in. Travellers are also being warned by the Met Office to take care on the roads and in coastal areas due to th...More..

NewsAlert: John McCallum resigns as Canada's ambassador to China at PM's request
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

NewsAlert: John McCallum resigns as Canada's ambassador to China at PM's request

Trudeau said overnight that he had asked for and accepted John McCallum's resignation on Friday night. The arrest of the daughter of the founder of Huawei Technologies Ltd.at Vancouver's airport Dec 1 has...More..

At least nine dead and hundreds missing after dam collapse in Brazil
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

At least nine dead and hundreds missing after dam collapse in Brazil

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Saturday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and offered to send immediate aid and rescue workers to search for the missing people. The far-right leader had camp...More..

Two bombs explode at Philippines cathedral, killing at least 19 people
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Two bombs explode at Philippines cathedral, killing at least 19 people

The church has been attacked by terrorists in the past. Five soldiers, a member of the coast guard and 12 civilians were killed while 83 others were wounded, said regional military spokesman Lieutenant Colo...More..

U.S. government shutdown ends for now
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

U.S. government shutdown ends for now

Travelers endured widespread flight delays in the Northeast as federal officials grappled with a shortage of air traffic controllers, who missed paychecks Friday because of the partial government shutdown. Trum...More..

Bishop Apologizes to Covington Catholic, Admits Being 'Bullied and Pressured' to Condemn
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Bishop Apologizes to Covington Catholic, Admits Being 'Bullied and Pressured' to Condemn

The Bishop of Covington Roger Foys now admits that he was "bullied" into condemning the students and fully apologizes and takes responsibility for the "disruption" it has caused so many. Sandmann clarified that...More..

Jared Kushner Cautions Trump Against Declaring National Emergency
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Jared Kushner Cautions Trump Against Declaring National Emergency

Jared Kushner was awarded top security clearance giving him access to highly sensitive national security intelligence last May after a prolonged delay in his Federal Bureau of Investigation background chec...More..

John McCallum out as ambassador to China following controversial comments
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

John McCallum out as ambassador to China following controversial comments

Trudeau's statement also did not indicate why McCallum was asked to step aside. After the briefing, he told Chinese-language media in Markham, Ontario that he believed the USA extradition request is serious...More..