Protesters urge sanctions against Hong Kong govt.

The city's Hospital Authority announced that seven people from Sunday's protest events were sent to hospitals to treat injuries, ranging from 17 to 60 years old. One read: "Hong Kongers won't give up". Demonstrations against Beijing's encroachment ... More..

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Russia's Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Russia's Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament

In order to allow the proposed constitutional amendments to pass smoothly, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Putin's long-time political ally, and the entire Russian cabinet, stepped down the same day. In the lea...More..

Malaysia returns 150 containers of plastic trash to countries of origin
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Malaysia returns 150 containers of plastic trash to countries of origin

Since the government's declaration to refuse plastic waste in July 2018, a total of 4,120 tons of waste was returned, and 200 illegal plastic recycling factories were shut down in Malaysia. "For now, none of ...More..

Huawei executive's extradition hearing to start in Vancouver
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Huawei executive's extradition hearing to start in Vancouver

Her lawyers, however, will counter that the misrepresentations do not amount to fraud, but rather are an attempt by the United States to enforce its sanctions against Iran - which Canada has not matched. The fi...More..

Macron rushed out from theatre amid protest
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Macron rushed out from theatre amid protest

Macron and his wife Brigitte had to be briefly moved from a theater in Paris after protesters tried to break in and interrupt the performance. Police said 59 people were arrested in the early afternoon. T...More..

Ottawa to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Ottawa to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

No reasons were provided, as the court said only that the case was dismissed. At various points throughout the day, the justices seemed to fluster lawyers intervening in the case by interrupting their argum...More..

Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out removal arguments
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out removal arguments

The White House blocked the impeachment investigation in the House of Representatives from accessing the witnesses and documents, and shows no sign of giving in now. "The logic of that absurdist position that's...More..

Pork to Save the Bacon of the US-China Trade Deal
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Pork to Save the Bacon of the US-China Trade Deal

While addressing a rally in Austin, Texas, Trump reportedly said that the deal is an "incredible success" for the entire country as it is much bigger and better than he had ever thought. Trump's visit comes...More..

Malaysia sends back trash to Sri Lanka
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Malaysia sends back trash to Sri Lanka

In late May this year, the Malaysian government announced it will send back 3,000 tonnes of contaminated waste to countries including the United Kingdom, the US, Australia and Canada, after sixty shipping c...More..

Snow Emergency declared for Decorah
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Snow Emergency declared for Decorah

You can find more on the city's website here . During a snow emergency there is no parking on any city street until it is plowed curb-to-curb and the weather system has passed. Vehicles parked in violation...More..

2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside Kansas City bar
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside Kansas City bar

Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least one person is dead and upwards of a dozen people may have been injured in a shooting outside a bar. The suspect fired into a queue of people waiting to get into a b...More..

The President's Actions Threatened US Troops, Veteran on Impeachment Team Argues
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

The President's Actions Threatened US Troops, Veteran on Impeachment Team Argues

Speaking to ABC News , he said: "Congress was wrong in impeaching for these two articles". Trump's attempts to withhold almost $400 million in military aid to Ukraine while pressing it to investigate Joe ...More..

Search continues for seven swept away by avalanche in Nepal
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Search continues for seven swept away by avalanche in Nepal

Search operations resumed Monday for four South Koreans missing in the Himalayas, officials said, amid projections that the search could take at least a few weeks due to bad weather conditions. Trekkers arrive ...More..

Big Ben bong bid set for defeat
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Big Ben bong bid set for defeat

Downing Street said the Prime Minister was focusing on official plans to mark 11pm on January 31 as Government sources hit out at "intransigence" from the House of Commons authorities over the use of Parliame...More..

Two Police Officers Killed in A Devastating Shooting, Stabbing and Fire Incident
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Two Police Officers Killed in A Devastating Shooting, Stabbing and Fire Incident

A female officer was reportedly taken to a hospital in critical condition and died from her injuries. The tragic events unfolded after he stabbed his landlady when she tried to evict him and then allegedly st...More..

Hundreds wounded in weekend of Lebanon clashes
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Hundreds wounded in weekend of Lebanon clashes

Sunday's confrontation escalated near parliament a day after more than 370 people were wounded in the biggest casualty toll since the protests began. A demonstrator jabbed at police with a pole across the bar...More..

Cyclone Tino Aftermath: Mostly Roads Affected, Says National Disaster Management Office
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Cyclone Tino Aftermath: Mostly Roads Affected, Says National Disaster Management Office

Strong winds and heavy rainfall will batter the islands from Thursday night into Friday night regardless of the storm's precise intensity as it takes a turn toward the southeast. "I am very anxious about my h...More..

Syria: Bachelet condemns continued killings and displacements despite 'ceasefire'
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Syria: Bachelet condemns continued killings and displacements despite 'ceasefire'

The Syrian regime and its allies, however, have consistently broken the terms of the ceasefire, launching frequent attacks inside the zone, killing at least 1,300 civilians since the agreement. Four out of the ...More..

Trump Mocks Iran's Khamenei After His Uncompromising Speech
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Trump Mocks Iran's Khamenei After His Uncompromising Speech

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is set to deliver a Friday sermon in Tehran for the first time in nearly eight years, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing...More..

Hunter Biden testimony questions loom over Senate impeachment trial
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Hunter Biden testimony questions loom over Senate impeachment trial

Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially transmitted the articles of impeachment to the Senate after weeks of delay in a futile attempt to demand new witness testimony in the coming trial. But one of ...More..

Migrants enter slowly at Guatemala-Mexico border after scuffles
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Migrants enter slowly at Guatemala-Mexico border after scuffles

There were scuffles on the border earlier when dozens tried to force their way across the border and were pushed back by Mexican security forces. Asylum seekers who manage to make it to the United States bord...More..

Trump Lawyers Frame Impeachment Removal Trial as Violation of Constitution, Election Meddling
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Trump Lawyers Frame Impeachment Removal Trial as Violation of Constitution, Election Meddling

On "This Week", Schiff made the case for having witnesses in the trial. No senators were more eager to avoid a circus, and get going with the proceedings, than the presidential candidates facing the prospect ...More..

Sanders says age, gender, sexuality could all be construed as 2020 obstacles
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Sanders says age, gender, sexuality could all be construed as 2020 obstacles

Elizabeth Warren , who is seeking support from women as she, Sanders and other candidates vie for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Vermont senator said that a generation ago, most people would ha...More..

Royal Caribbean says Grandfather knew window was open when he dropped toddler
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Royal Caribbean says Grandfather knew window was open when he dropped toddler

The family of Chloe Wiegand , the 18-month-old IN girl who fell to her death from the 11th storey of a cruise ship IN Puerto Rico , supplied this photo of the scene inside the Freedom of the Seas. Anello's be...More..

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah home shooting
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah home shooting

In the town of Grantsville there are about 11 thousand people. Police were not able to release his identity because he has been charged as a juvenile. He was being held at a youth detention facility. The fift...More..

Resident wakes to wall of snow after storm lashes eastern Canada
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Resident wakes to wall of snow after storm lashes eastern Canada

Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O'Regan answered that call , saying the federal government was already working to deploy all available resources on the ground. St John's International Airport measured 30 ...More..

Police Officers Shot, in Critical Condition in Hawaii: Authorities
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Police Officers Shot, in Critical Condition in Hawaii: Authorities

There are unconfirmed reports from local media that the shooting suspect was being evicted from their home on Sunday morning and stabbed their landlord, and it was this stabbing that police were responding to...More..

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle To Lose HRH Titles
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle To Lose HRH Titles

Thomas , who has spoken out against his daughter several times since her 2018 wedding, also notes that Meghan "took on an obligation", calling the decision to step back "foolish". "They're cheapening it. Th...More..

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump Women's March images
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

National Archives apologizes for blurring anti-Trump Women's March images

The photo, taken by Getty Images photographer Mario Tama, shows a huge crowd of people gathering in Washington for the 2017 Women's March , which took place the day after Mr Trump's inauguration. Viewed from a...More..

New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says

The virus belongs in the same family of coronaviruses as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS ), which killed almost 800 people globally during a 2002/03 outbreak that also started in China . Ashuman Khowa...More..

Libya summit to call for sanctions if ceasefire violated, draft agreement says
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Libya summit to call for sanctions if ceasefire violated, draft agreement says

The members of the conference agreed to provide no further military support to the warring parties, Merkel said. She added that the leaders who attended the summit had agreed to continue to hold additional me...More..

Aerial of Taal volcano as ash clean-up continues
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Aerial of Taal volcano as ash clean-up continues

Almost 800 volcanic earthquakes were recorded overnight within the danger zone, indicating "intense seismic activity (that) likely signifies continuous magmatic intrusion beneath", the Philippine Institute of V...More..

Pregnant woman and five of her children dead in suspected exorcism
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Pregnant woman and five of her children dead in suspected exorcism

The bodies of seven people have been found in a mass grave in an indigenous area of Panama where members of a religious sect were believed to be performing exorcisms, officials said. A boy from the Ngabe Bugl...More..

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen’s Marib
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen’s Marib

Body parts can be seen on the floor, among shredded debris, and with blood pooled on the carpet and spattered against the walls. Yemen has been beset by violence and chaos since 2014 when Houthi rebels overra...More..

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death

This validated the administration's previous claim that an "imminent threat" against the USA was the reason for the strike. "They're gone, sir. Cutting'". "Sir, they have approximately one minute to live, sir...More..