Suspected Shabaab militants attack bus in Kenya's coastal town of Lamu

The police escort had been delayed and was behind the convoy but arrived in time to prevent a massacre, Macharia said. Terror militia group, Al-Shabaab has confirmed on its social media that it is now responsible for an early morning, 5th January 2... More..

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Top Democrats React to Unredacted Emails: ‘What Else Is Trump Hiding?’
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Top Democrats React to Unredacted Emails: ‘What Else Is Trump Hiding?’

President Trump gave "clear direction" to federal officials to withhold a nine-figure military aid package from Ukraine after asking that nation's leader to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden, according to newl...More..

Hong Kong's November retail sales down 23
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Hong Kong's November retail sales down 23

Luo, a loyalist of President Xi Jinping, has not previously held any Hong Kong-related position and is at the age when top Chinese officials typically retire. Wang was succeeded by Luo Huining, who was the Comm...More..

'Virtually Unstoppable' Blazes, Record Heat, and Mass Evacuations as Australia Wildfires Intensify
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

'Virtually Unstoppable' Blazes, Record Heat, and Mass Evacuations as Australia Wildfires Intensify

The prime minister faced several awkward moments during his visit to the area, memorably with resident Zoey Salucci-McDermott, who refused to shake Morrison's hand unless he committed to further funding for t...More..

Man Missing for 11 Days Found in Grand Canyon
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Man Missing for 11 Days Found in Grand Canyon

O'Connor had last been seen December 22 at Yavapai Lodge, a hotel within the national park where he had been staying since December 17. He was believed to be traveling alone and checked in the Lodge on Dece...More..

Meat Loaf Unloads on ‘Brainwashed’ Greta Thunberg
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Meat Loaf Unloads on ‘Brainwashed’ Greta Thunberg

The 72-year-old rocker, whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday, is a registered Republican and has endorsed, donated, and campaigned for multiple GOP presidential candidates. "These days men don't open the doors", ...More..

Iran Says
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Iran Says "Severe Revenge" Awaits After US Kills Its Guards Commander

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the attack was an act of "international terrorism" and Iran would take legal action to hold Washington to account. Trump said possible targets had been identified ...More..

Missiles hit Baghdad's Green Zone and Iraq base housing U.S. troops
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Missiles hit Baghdad's Green Zone and Iraq base housing U.S. troops

Mr Wallace said in a statement that he had spoken to his USA counterpart Mark Esper this afternoon. President Trump's response to the attacks on the USA embassy in Baghdad is a stark contrast to Preside...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Thousands gather in Baghdad to mourn death of Qassem Soleimani

In fact, Gen. Gholamali Abuhamzeh, a senior Revolutionary Guards leader, has already identified almost three dozen "vital American targets" in the region that are vulnerable to retaliatory attacks. Mourners lat...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Trump re-election campaign announces massive war chest

But the impeachment drama has in fact led to a flood of donations. Of that, more than $72 million was collected by the Republican National Committee, driven in part by big checks from wealthy donors - a sig...More..

Labour’s Jess Phillips poised to enter race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Labour’s Jess Phillips poised to enter race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Neither candidate has yet declared whether they will stand or not, but Sir Keir is now the odds-on favourite to succeed Mr Corbyn, 4/9 with William Hill. 'It happened in the 1980s and it will happen again now...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

China replaces head of Hong Kong liaison office amid ongoing protests

She also thanked Wang, who had served for years in a number of positions at the Liaison Office before his appointment as its director, for giving her government "staunch support" and "a lot of confidence and en...More..

Trump far ahead of Democratic rivals in 2020 election fundraising
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Trump far ahead of Democratic rivals in 2020 election fundraising

McConnell , who spoke on the floor before Schumer, said he'd prefer not to vote on calling witnesses until after the trial is underway. "Why won't Trump & McConnell allow a fair trial?" "We did not hear one...More..

Million March: Tens of thousands take to Hyderabad streets against citizenship law
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Million March: Tens of thousands take to Hyderabad streets against citizenship law

The CAA was meant for providing Indian citizenship to persecuted minorities such as Hindus from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh who came to India as refugees prior to December 2014. All leading faces of ...More..

Ethical veganism is 'philosophical belief'
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Ethical veganism is 'philosophical belief'

It comes after a similar, unsuccessful case was heard at the Norwich employment tribunal in September, of Beccles waiter George Conisbee, 20, who claimed he resigned from his job at Somerleyton estate because...More..

16 killed after cartels sneak guns into facility
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

16 killed after cartels sneak guns into facility

But in Tuesday's riot, authorities confiscated four guns that they believe were smuggled in during visiting hours. Local media reported the prison held members of various gangs and cartels, including the Sina...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Coalition scales back Iraq operations for security reasons

The US Embassy in Baghdad urged all American citizens to depart Iraq immediately. If Iran (or anyone else) thought the killing of Quds leader Major General Qasem Soleimani marked the end of attacks ag...More..

India strongly condemns vandalism at Nankana Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

India strongly condemns vandalism at Nankana Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan

According to Dawn , a mob started to assemble and surround the gurudwara on Friday afternoon, demanding that the arrested suspects be released. "All insinuations to the contrary, particularly the claims of...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

USA strike kills Iranian General, Khamenei vows harsh revenge

Sabah al-Sheikh, a professor of politics at Baghdad University, told Xinhua that the U.S. Hunt, who served as foreign secretary before standing down in July after losing the Tory leadership race to Boris Joh...More..

Washington Democrats warn USA airstrike risks war with Iran
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Washington Democrats warn USA airstrike risks war with Iran

Iranian-backed bombmakers were also creative in their defeat of US countermeasures, Castner said. A police source told AFP the bombardment north of Baghdad left "dead and wounded", without providing a s...More..

United Methodist Church announces proposal to split over LGBTQ issues
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

United Methodist Church announces proposal to split over LGBTQ issues

The proposal, called the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation, would create a new conservative "traditionalist" Methodist denomination that would receive $25 million over the next four years....More..

Two people killed in Australia wildfires as wind fans flames and fears
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Two people killed in Australia wildfires as wind fans flames and fears

Embers carried by the wind had the potential to spark new fires or enlarge existing blazes. One man was confirmed dead and there are "grave concerns" regarding 17 people who are still missing in Victoria while ...More..

Auto drives off California cliff, then disappears
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Auto drives off California cliff, then disappears

Sheriff's deputies were joined by crews with the San Mateo County Fire Department in searching the area for any signs of the vehicle and the driver. "You have to keep in mind that this happens periodically, s...More..

Record $70 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs Friday
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Record $70 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs Friday

Lottery Corporation media release. The prize in Friday night's nationwide Lotto Max draw stood at $70 million, a figure the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Lotto Max has two draws per week, Tuesdays and ...More..

by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Pick your poison: The potential Iranian responses to United States drone strike

Two Iraqi security sources said the attack followed an intelligence operation in which inside sources recruited by the CIA revealed the timing of Soleimani's arrival in Baghdad and his convoy leaving the airpor...More..

Death toll in Jakarta floods, landslides reaches 43
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Death toll in Jakarta floods, landslides reaches 43

Floodwaters started receded in some parts of the city on Thursday evening, enabling residents to return to their homes. Jakarta's Governor Anies Baswedan, along with other officials of such institutions as ...More..

Two Alaskan skiers were killed in an avalanche in British Columbia
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Two Alaskan skiers were killed in an avalanche in British Columbia

Canadian authorities mobilized the Haines Junction Search and Rescue team, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and a helicopter, but arrived on the scene to find that only one of the three skiers were alive. Can...More..

Photo showing firefighters posing in front of burning home under investigation
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Photo showing firefighters posing in front of burning home under investigation

Dave Fornell, deputy fire commissioner at the City of Detroit, told the Detroit News that the photo was taken Tuesday on the 600 block of Green Street on the city's west side after authorities were alerted to...More..

Esper says Iran may be planning more attacks on US interests
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Esper says Iran may be planning more attacks on US interests

President Trump warned Iran that it "will pay a very big price" for any damage or loss of life to USA citizens in the embassy. "We're prepared to do what is necessary to defend our personnel and our interests...More..

Man stabs several people in park, killing one
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Man stabs several people in park, killing one

A police union source said: 'Four people were attacked by an individual in the Hautes-Bruyères park, near a supermarket. Police confirmed that an operation was underway in the area, and asked people to avoid ...More..

Greece, Cyprus call Turkey's interference in Libya 'dangerous escalation'
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Greece, Cyprus call Turkey's interference in Libya 'dangerous escalation'

In August 2017, the Company received approval from the Israeli Government for the FDP for its flagship Karish-Tanin gas development project, where it intends to use the only FPSO in the Eastern Mediterranean to...More..

Hundreds dive into 2020 at 26th annual Herring Cove Polar Bear Dip
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Hundreds dive into 2020 at 26th annual Herring Cove Polar Bear Dip

People run in and out of the ocean during the Brigantine Polar Bear Plunge, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. The Polar Bear Swim Club of Vancouver, British Columbia started the whole thing and has been active since...More..

Taliban target Afghan security forces, killing 26
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Taliban target Afghan security forces, killing 26

Two ANA soldiers were also killed in a Taliban attack on Tuesday night in Takhar province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed the fighters in the Balkh attack ...More..

Trump Campaign Says It Already Has At Least $100 Million To Spend
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Trump Campaign Says It Already Has At Least $100 Million To Spend

Pelosi is leaving the talks with McConnell up to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer , with whom she's been coordinating, officials in the speaker's office said . Fox News Flash top headlines for January 2...More..

Japan calls on Interpol for Ghosn's handover
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Japan calls on Interpol for Ghosn's handover

Also on Thursday, Turkish police detained seven people, including four pilots, as part of the investigation, according to a police spokesperson. His escape caused deep embarrassment in Japan, where prosecutor...More..