Vietnam vows to make Trump-Kim summit a success

Biegun met with South Korean officials before moving along to the North on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for a summit in Vietnam on February 27 and 28. Mr Kim pledged then to work toward the "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean Peninsula, with... More..

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Virginia: second woman accuses lieutenant governor of sexual assault
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Virginia: second woman accuses lieutenant governor of sexual assault

Northam's personal page out of his medical school yearbook that showed two men, one in blackface and the other in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood. Green added that Gov. Northam at first admitted he was in the pi...More..

No, border barrier did not bring down crime in El Paso
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

No, border barrier did not bring down crime in El Paso

But Sen. Richard Shelby , R-Ala., said the officials suggested a three-pronged approach using barriers, technology and personnel. A bipartisan group of 17 members of the House of Representatives and Senate h...More..

by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Eerie photo sums up humanitarian crisis facing starving Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said today the US -backed humanitarian aid being stockpiled in the Colombian border city of Cucuta for his country should be distributed to poor Colombians as Venezue...More..

Tension as Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness member
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Tension as Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness member

This is following the ban of the group by Russia's Supreme Court which described the group as extremist and ordered that it be disbanded nationwide. "We agree with President Putin that persecuting peacefu...More..

Why aren't Democrats calling on Justin Fairfax to resign?
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Why aren't Democrats calling on Justin Fairfax to resign?

Virginia is embroiled in political turmoil following the discovery last week of a racist photo on Northam's medical school yearbook page . Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela No...More..

Amid uproar, Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Amid uproar, Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns

His admission , aboard the papal plane returning from to Rome from a trip to the United Arab Emirates , is the first time the Church has confirmed such abuse. "Pope Benedict had the courage to dissolve a wo...More..

Trump Receives Standing Ovation At National Prayer Breakfast For Defending Pro-Life Values
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Trump Receives Standing Ovation At National Prayer Breakfast For Defending Pro-Life Values

As for Mills, he told People that he also thought Pelosi's clap was genuine, but she was trying to get Trump to notice her and give him a subtle message that he bears the responsibility of bringing the countr...More..

Police seize $1.29 billion drug haul bound for Australia
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Police seize $1.29 billion drug haul bound for Australia

This is the largest ever shipment of methylamphetamine bound for Australia and the largest ever domestic seizure of meth on record in the US. Police said some members of the group are Australian nationals wit...More..

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Girl who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself jailed

Supreme Court ". In her texts, she wrote: "You're finally going to be happy in heaven". Carter opted against a jury trial, leaving her fate in the hands of Judge Lawrence Moniz, who found her guilty of invo...More..

Met Éireann officially names Storm Erik and issues Status Orange warning
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Met Éireann officially names Storm Erik and issues Status Orange warning

The warning is in effect in Galway from 5am on Friday morning until 1pm in the afternoon. Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely, forecasters said. He said: "There is the chance of one ...More..

Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur

Investigators found hundreds of photos, primarily from social media, of each of the victims on his computer and digital devices, including staged photos taken by McArthur after their deaths. Vijayanathan said m...More..

Thai king's sister nominated for PM in March polls in unprecedented move
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Thai king's sister nominated for PM in March polls in unprecedented move

The move from the Thai Raksa Chart party is broadly speculated to have been engineered by former PM Thaksin in the fugitive's ongoing interference, in exile, with Thai politics. "In everything we do we must dev...More..

House panel votes to authorize subpoena for Whitaker
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoena for Whitaker

He criticised the committee for prematurely and unnecessarily authorising a subpoena for him even though he had agreed to appear. "If you appear before the committee tomorrow morning and you are prepared to...More..

Thai attorney general opposes bail for Bahrain refugee footballer
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Thai attorney general opposes bail for Bahrain refugee footballer

Australia has appealed to Thailand to release Araibi immediately. A chained al-Araibi yelled to reporters outside court as he was escorted by prison guards into Monday's hearing in Bangkok . It also said th...More..

United Nations rapporteur: Khashoggi murder 'perpetrated' by Saudi officials
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

United Nations rapporteur: Khashoggi murder 'perpetrated' by Saudi officials

Ms. Callamard said her team had access to part of " chilling and gruesome audio material " of Mr. Khashoggi's death obtained by the Turkish intelligence agency. The prosecutor said authorities were seeking t...More..

Frozen cat thawed out after being found frozen in Montana snow bank
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Frozen cat thawed out after being found frozen in Montana snow bank

As the temperature just barely registered double digits in Kalispell, Montana last week, people were sure to bundle up if they HAD to go outside. Fluffy is normally a little crabby, so when she began growli...More..

France recalls its ambassador to Italy over 'repeated, baseless verbal attacks'
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

France recalls its ambassador to Italy over 'repeated, baseless verbal attacks'

Italy's hostile interference in French affairs "has no precedent since the war", said the French foreign ministry. Italy's populist leadership has also recently clashed with France on issues such as migratio...More..

State of the Union 2019: What to expect
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

State of the Union 2019: What to expect

Yet, a senior administration official told reporters to expect a "traditional" address from a president who is anything but traditional. "The majority of Americans oppose a border wall and support immigration...More..

Sneak peek: The 230 brand new emojis coming to smartphones in 2019
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Sneak peek: The 230 brand new emojis coming to smartphones in 2019

Inclusive characters dominated this year's batch and users will soon be able to use characters that reflect couples' different races and genders under the "people holding hands" emoji . supports. Today 230 n...More..

Ugandan feminists say beauty competition is promoting sex tourism
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Ugandan feminists say beauty competition is promoting sex tourism

Ugandan State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda, unveiled the Miss Curvy pageant on February 5, 2019 as part of its tourism products. According to him, Uganda is endowed with handsome women who can prom...More..

John Cantlie: British IS hostage 'believed to be still alive'
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

John Cantlie: British IS hostage 'believed to be still alive'

Without elaborating, a spokesperson for the Home Office told reporters that Wallace's office believes John Cantlie may have survived. The terror group continued to use Cantlie in numerous additional propaga...More..

by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Freezing rain causes power outages, ices Midwest roads

Major utilities reported more than 50,000 customers were without power early Wednesday in the state, mostly in western MI, after freezing rain brought down trees and power lines. and 3:30 p.m., though no seriou...More..

Stripe is asked for Trump documents | Ireland
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Stripe is asked for Trump documents | Ireland

Federal prosecutors have sent a subpoena to the inauguration committee for President Donald Trump for financial records and other information, according to a report from the New York Times . Federal pros...More..

Elizabeth Warren Used American Indian Status For Texas State Bar
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Used American Indian Status For Texas State Bar

Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., on Wednesday was once again forced to apologize for claiming Native American ancestry on a 1986 registration card for the Texas state bar, and left the door open that there may be ...More..

Jake Patterson waives preliminary hearing in Jayme Closs case
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Jake Patterson waives preliminary hearing in Jayme Closs case

Jake Patterson, the Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning during his second court appearance . The strong little...More..

Nine killed in Somali market vehicle bombing
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Nine killed in Somali market vehicle bombing

A Reuters witness saw one dead person at the scene, where four cars burned and a restaurant was destroyed. "We know that at least five people died in the blast but the death toll may rise", the officer said...More..

Leak of Trump's 'easy' daily schedule prompts White House fury
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Leak of Trump's 'easy' daily schedule prompts White House fury

Axios reported Sunday on the series of schedules provided by "a White House source", which revealed according to their analysis that the president spends "around 60% of his scheduled time over the past 3 mon...More..

United States commander says he was 'not consulted' on decision to leave Syria
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

United States commander says he was 'not consulted' on decision to leave Syria

Asked if he meant he wanted to be able to strike Iran , Trump replied: "No, because I want to be able to watch Iran ". While the USA military stopped providing aerial refueling to coalition warplanes in Nov...More..

Donald Tusk: 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers who had no plan
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Donald Tusk: 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers who had no plan

During a joint press conference on Wednesday alongside Irish premier, Leo Varadkar, Mr Tusk said: "I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like". The Northern Irish Democratic Unionist P...More..

Man Dead After E-Cigarette Explodes In His Face
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Man Dead After E-Cigarette Explodes In His Face

She continued: "It just all seems so unreal". "That three-piece thing went into his throat and stayed there, and that's what (doctors) should have taken out as soon as they got to the hospital, and they made a ...More..

Pope Francis admits nuns reduced to 'sexual slavery' by priests
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pope Francis admits nuns reduced to 'sexual slavery' by priests

Pope Francis has acknowledged that many nuns have and still are suffering sexual abuses at the hands of Catholic priests and bishops, with some being held against their will in instances of sexual slavery. "M...More..

Twitter reacts to Trump's delayed State of the Union address
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Twitter reacts to Trump's delayed State of the Union address

In her rebuttal speech, Stacey Abrams, a former Georgia state lawmaker who is seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, will slam the shutdown as "a stunt engineered by the president of the United States, ...More..

Lima Group calls for Venezuela regime change without force
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Lima Group calls for Venezuela regime change without force

A number of European countries backed Guaido on Monday after an eight-day ultimatum for President Maduro to call new elections, imposed by Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, expired on Sunday. I...More..

President Trump to meet with North Korean leader in Vietnam
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

President Trump to meet with North Korean leader in Vietnam

Despite Trump's order to withdraw, American officials maintain that the goal remains the "enduring defeat" of ISIS and are moving ahead with a long-planned meeting of top diplomats from the 79-member US -led ...More..