Trump aide predicts 'hundreds of miles' of border wall by 2020

Democrats argued that Trump had launched an unconstitutional power grab because Congress refused to grant his request for billions of dollars in wall funding, and he made a decision to fund it anyway with money appropriated for other purposes includi... More..

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Pakistan expects $50 billion from PM visits
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pakistan expects $50 billion from PM visits

A man rides past a billboard displaying a portrait of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , ahead of the prince's arrival, in Lahore on February 16, 2019. Saudi Arabia has in recent months helped keep Pak...More..

Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver action
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Sex abuse survivors say Vatican summit must deliver action

Revelations in many countries of sexual abuse against children and a pattern of bishops hiding the crimes have alienated many Catholics. In a short statement , the Vatican said a canonical process had foun...More..

President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Abe added that Trump had also passed on to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Japan's own concerns about abductions of Japanese citizens by Pyongyang, saying "he and the entire White House also actively cooperated...More..

Trump urges Europe to 'take back' hundreds of captured IS fighters
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Trump urges Europe to 'take back' hundreds of captured IS fighters

But the president took a much different tone late Saturday, pressuring USA allies to do more, while at the same time declaring, "The Caliphate is ready to fall". The final hurdle means an announcement of an ult...More..

Nigeria postpones election five hours before polls open
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Nigeria postpones election five hours before polls open

What is more? We appreciate that at all times material to the postponement, the election materials including sensitive materials have been dispatched and a lot more already at their relevant locations. Commis...More..

Former Trump campaign manager faces lengthy sentence
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Former Trump campaign manager faces lengthy sentence

Prosecutors reject Manafort's age and public image as reasons for lenience, saying that he was still committing crimes a year ago and arguing that the "national attention" the case has garnered could deter othe...More..

Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide protests to allow U.S. aid to enter
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide protests to allow U.S. aid to enter

A spokeswoman for Venezuela Aid Live said the list of artists participating in the event will be announced later Friday. In a speech at the Munich Security Conference , Pence said Guaido , who has decla...More..

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

William Barr was confirmed Thursday as President Trump's attorney general by the Republican-controlled Senate, despite Democrats' concerns that he may limit the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller's inve...More..

Ocasio-Cortez shocked to learn lobbyists pay others to stand in line
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez shocked to learn lobbyists pay others to stand in line

The top marginal tax rate is 37%. Gates told The Vergecast podcast that such a change would be "a misfocus ". Gates said "we can be more progressive without really threatening income generation - what ...More..

Government books 300 super luxury Prados for Saudi Crown prince
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Government books 300 super luxury Prados for Saudi Crown prince

The leadership of political and religious organizations speaking at the conference welcomed the state visit, stating that this visit will prove to be a historic milestone to strengthen Pak-Saudi Arabia relation...More..

Indian troops killed when massive bomb obliterates bus in Kashmir
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Indian troops killed when massive bomb obliterates bus in Kashmir

Eight jawans have been reportedly martyred, while 12 are severely injured, in which 12 are critically injured. The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Moahammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the bloodbath and relea...More..

GOP Senator James Lankford Accepts Omar Ilhan’s Apology
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

GOP Senator James Lankford Accepts Omar Ilhan’s Apology

Representative Max Rose, a New York Democrat who was among the first to publicly criticize Omar but has also privately counseled her, said Trump "is obviously making an attempt to inject himself, as he so mas...More..

Let me come home: Key questions raised by Islamic State runaway’s plea
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Let me come home: Key questions raised by Islamic State runaway’s plea

She was one of three schoolgirls - along with Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase - from Bethnal Green Academy who left their homes and families in February 2015 to join a fourth Bethnal Green schoolgirl in Syria ...More..

Toronto police identify woman in chair-hurling video
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Toronto police identify woman in chair-hurling video

She then stands up straight and looks into the camera as she appears to speak briefly before turning and throwing the chair off the balcony. On Monday, a video began circulating on social media that appears t...More..

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly to run for John McCain's Senate seat
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly to run for John McCain's Senate seat

He's aiming for the seat now held by Republican Martha McSally, who took over the spot left vacant by Sen. Mr Kelly , 54, is married to former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords , who retired after ...More..

Australia to reopen detention centre after Senate passes medical evacuation bill
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Australia to reopen detention centre after Senate passes medical evacuation bill

David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs at Sydney's International Airport, Sydney, Australia, on November 21, 2018. But no details have been publicly released about what...More..

Top US admiral in Middle East warns of growing Iranian threat
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Top US admiral in Middle East warns of growing Iranian threat

His comments came after Bolton blasted Iran on the 40th anniversary of victory of the Islamic Revolution on Monday, saying the Iranian establishment will not have many more anniversaries to enjoy. He accused Ir...More..

Iran's Rouhani blames U.S., Israel for attack on Revolutionary Guards
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Iran's Rouhani blames U.S., Israel for attack on Revolutionary Guards

Since then, the United Nations says Iran has kept up its side of the bargain, though Iranian officials have increasingly threatened to resume higher enrichment. The number of active fighters is said to be over ...More..

Viral-video teen arrested for hurling chairs off Toronto tower’s 45th floor
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Viral-video teen arrested for hurling chairs off Toronto tower’s 45th floor

She appeared in a Toronto courtroom in the afternoon where she was granted bail, set at $2,000, and released. Investigators launched a public appeal to identify her. The Toronto police have thanked the public...More..

California Scraps Plan For LA-San Francisco High Speed Rail
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

California Scraps Plan For LA-San Francisco High Speed Rail

Brown wrote , adding, "There is no massive wave of migrants pouring into California". "Right now, there simply isn't a path to get from Sacramento to San Diego, let alone from San Francisco to LA". His leaders...More..

Netanyahu confirms latest Israeli strike in Syria
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Netanyahu confirms latest Israeli strike in Syria

And how they always get made when we say this? The event attended by about 60 countries is expected to include the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the fight against the Islamic State group, Syria and Yemen. Vic...More..

Police Detective Killed by Friendly Fire in New York City
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Police Detective Killed by Friendly Fire in New York City

In a grim rite, officers from across the New York City Police Department stood and saluted Tuesday night outside Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in a cold drizzle as the remains of a detective, believed to ha...More..

Parents 'starved their children' dog cage just out of reach of food
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Parents 'starved their children' dog cage just out of reach of food

Paige Isabow Harkings and Andrew Joseph Fabila, who are both 24, were each charged with four counts of criminal child endangerment and were being held in the Wise County Jail. "It's a metal shop top building wi...More..

Ex-US intelligence officer charged in Iran espionage case
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ex-US intelligence officer charged in Iran espionage case

Witt first traveled to a "Hollywoodism" conference in 2012, when she appeared in Iranian television videos in which she identified herself as a former USA service member with. The hackers, using imposter Facebo...More..

Gavin Williamson: Drone 'swarm squadrons' to be deployed by military
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Gavin Williamson: Drone 'swarm squadrons' to be deployed by military

Britain should be ready to use military force to support its global interests after Brexit, defence minister Gavin Williamson will say on Monday, adding that the boundaries between peace and war are becoming bl...More..

Buhari mourns deceased APC supporters in Port Harcourt
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Buhari mourns deceased APC supporters in Port Harcourt

The President is seeking the support of the people of the state in the coming elections. The PDP said the president was a direct recipient of the "violence", he preached in Zamfara state only a few days ago. ...More..

Illegal Alien Confesses to Murder of New York Woman: 'We Are Devastated'
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Illegal Alien Confesses to Murder of New York Woman: 'We Are Devastated'

Her body was found stuffed in a suitcase and bound hand and foot. Under questioning by police, da Silva "admitted a role in the death of Valerie Reyes ", said Greenwich Police Captain Robert Berry. Reyes, ...More..

Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests' like flies and cockroaches
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests' like flies and cockroaches

The total volume of insects in the world is decreasing by 2.5% a year, a rate that indicates widespread extinctions within a century, the report found. Over 40% of global insect species are threatened with ex...More..

Rare Animal Sighted in Kenya for the First Time in 100 Years
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Rare Animal Sighted in Kenya for the First Time in 100 Years

According to Nat Geo , the last recorded sighting of a wild black panther in Africa was in Ethiopia in 1909. I think when I started this project I didn't actually think I was going to be able to achieve a shot...More..

Mitch McConnell will make Democratic senators vote on the 'Green New Deal'
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Mitch McConnell will make Democratic senators vote on the 'Green New Deal'

The resolution calls for a 10-year "national mobilization" to move the USA economy off fossil fuels, provide healthcare for all, increase wages, and expand union rights. Ed Markey of MA, the proposal calls for...More..

Newborn baby found abandoned on road with umbilical cord still attached
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Newborn baby found abandoned on road with umbilical cord still attached

It was dark, but Aurelio Fuentes Jr. could see the grass edging the roadside was frozen. "He was approached by a female driving a white, smaller SUV". The carrier immediately brought the baby to his auto to t...More..

China hopeful of trade war breakthrough
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

China hopeful of trade war breakthrough

But he added: "Generally speaking I'm not inclined to do that". Trump to lay out an AI plan / Axios "The American AI Initiative, as the new strategy is named, is unlikely to call out China directly..." Tw...More..

Russian Federation may unplug from the internet to test its cyberdefenses
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Russian Federation may unplug from the internet to test its cyberdefenses

It requires Russia's Internet providers to stay functional in the event the country gets cut off from worldwide internet. There's no official date for when this move might take place, but the BBC reports ...More..

El Chapo jury reaches guilty verdicts on 6th day of deliberations
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

El Chapo jury reaches guilty verdicts on 6th day of deliberations

Even when Guzman was recaptured in 2016 before his extradition to the United States, he was plotting another escape, prosecutor Andrea Goldbarg said in closing arguments. Former beauty queen Emma Coronel Aispur...More..