Duke of Edinburgh involved in auto crash

Roy Warne, 75, said that the 97-year-old prince was left "very shaken" following the smash-up near the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk , southeast England. Young, predominantly male, drivers are much more likely to crash within 6 months ... More..

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Americans among those killed by explosion in Syria
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Americans among those killed by explosion in Syria

He simultaneously restated US plans to withdraw while also saying Washington would never allow Islamic State to re-establish itself - something experts say it will try to do following a USA pullout. Trump mad...More..

Netanyahu warns Iran it will face consequences for threatening Israel
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Netanyahu warns Iran it will face consequences for threatening Israel

The threat of open confrontation between arch-enemies Israel and Iran has long simmered in Syria , as the Iranian military has established a presence there since early in its civil war in support of President ...More..

Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark

The very big animal, which measures at six meters (20 feet) and 2.5 tons, surprised the divers when it appeared on Tuesday. That girth included a swollen stomach that could be attributed to the feasting tha...More..

Britain's PM May appeals for cross-party Brexit consensus
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Britain's PM May appeals for cross-party Brexit consensus

In a speech in Hastings, a marginal constituency currently held by Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd, Mr Corbyn said that after Tuesday's vote it was "clear that her European Union deal is now finished". "...More..

Half a million attend opposition rally to remove India's Modi
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Half a million attend opposition rally to remove India's Modi

The leaders called for putting the differences between the parties aside, and said they can decide on issue of Prime Minister's post after the elections . "We will fight together to save the country and the Co...More..

Journalist shot dead in Ghana, President Akufo-Addo calls for justice
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Journalist shot dead in Ghana, President Akufo-Addo calls for justice

Violence against the press is rare in Ghana. However, following a BBC documentary about the scandal past year, Ghanaian MP Kennedy Agyapong encouraged people to attack Hussein-Suale and his team, branding...More..

British MPs vote overwhelmingly to reject Brexit deal
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

British MPs vote overwhelmingly to reject Brexit deal

The 432-202 vote in the House of Commons was expected but still devasting for May. And with just over two months to go until the scheduled March 29 departure, Britain still can not decide what to do. If we ...More..

Donald Trump Told His Lawyer To Lie To Congress About Moscow Tower
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Donald Trump Told His Lawyer To Lie To Congress About Moscow Tower

Cohen, who was Trump's personal lawyer and fixer for years, pleaded guilty in November to lying to Congress about the proposed Trump real estate project in Russian Federation and the extent of the president's...More..

US House backs sanctions on Russia's Rusal in symbolic vote - International
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

US House backs sanctions on Russia's Rusal in symbolic vote - International

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer has introduced a parallel resolution that the House will consider on Thursday, the deadline for invoking congressional review of the sanctions move, according to a Democrat...More..

Seoul drops ‘enemy’ reference to North Korea
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Seoul drops ‘enemy’ reference to North Korea

The right-hand man of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to meet this week with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - and possibly even President Donald Trump - as deadlocked denuclearization tal...More..

China defends Canadian’s death sentence, Ottawa issues travel advisory as tension deepens
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

China defends Canadian’s death sentence, Ottawa issues travel advisory as tension deepens

The Chinese media began republicizing Schellenberg's case after Meng's detention. China also worked hard to push Schellenberg's case to global prominence, taking the highly unusual step of inviting foreign jo...More..

Russia says it caught former US marine accused of spying red-handed
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Russia says it caught former US marine accused of spying red-handed

Sergei Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, told reporters on Wednesday the Syrian regime must take control of the country's northern provinces. The arrest has further strained relations between Moscow and ...More..

Armed members of Kenyan police squad storm Nairobi hotel after attack
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Armed members of Kenyan police squad storm Nairobi hotel after attack

At least one person in bomb disposal gear can be seen. As a vehicle bomb smoulders outside the gate, sporadic gunfire can be heard coming from the complex. Security forces hurried out a large group of women, ...More..

White Home sought navy strike in opposition to Iran
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

White Home sought navy strike in opposition to Iran

John Bolton , the national security adviser, called a series of meetings after the attack - which one of Tehran's proxy militias in Iraq claimed responsibility for - and is believed to have asked the Pentago...More..

U.S. Soldiers Killed in Islamic State Syria Attack
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

U.S. Soldiers Killed in Islamic State Syria Attack

At the time, the president claimed the fight against the Islamic State was almost finished and that us allies could complete the job. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast, saying...More..

Zimbabwe Army Deploys to Disperse Fuel Protests, 13 Injured
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Zimbabwe Army Deploys to Disperse Fuel Protests, 13 Injured

The ZCTU, which represents most labor unions in the southern African nation, started the action two days after the state more than doubled the cost of petrol to $3.11 (R43) a liter and diesel to $3.21 (R44.6 c)...More..

Death Penalty for Canadian Escalates China-Canada Tensions
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Death Penalty for Canadian Escalates China-Canada Tensions

But Schellenberg said he was unwittingly recruited into the scheme by Xu, reported Agence France-Presse, one of three foreign news outlets allowed into the court. Experts have directly linked the Canadians' det...More..

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russian Federation, blasts investigators

Salon's Andrew O'Hehir took a deep dive into the details and political implications on Saturday, particularly noting the fact that while many of us have concluded that there was plenty of evidence Trump was co...More..

Rep. Steve King removed from committees after white supremacist comments
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Rep. Steve King removed from committees after white supremacist comments

Joni Ernst (R-IA) and lawmakers like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) who rarely weigh in on others' scandals. A senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus said Monday he will introduce a ...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Sen. Johnson: 'Up To' Trump Who He Reads in On Putin Conversations

As the senator from IL said, "It's within his power to hold these investigations, and he should". Trump has expressed bafflement that he is not getting more credit for largely staying put during the shutdown....More..

Community invited to write Jayme Closs letters
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Community invited to write Jayme Closs letters

He was jailed on suspicion of kidnapping and homicide. Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, has been charged with murdering the parents of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs in order to kidnap the 13-year-old-AFP " Jayme was...More..

Airlines Cancel, Waive Fees as Winter Storm Gia Strikes Midwest
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Airlines Cancel, Waive Fees as Winter Storm Gia Strikes Midwest

There are more than 40 million now under winter storm alerts, in what is the first big winter storm of the season for most areas. At least five people died in weather-related crashes on roads in Missouri ...More..

Polish security arrests Huawei employee on spying charges
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Polish security arrests Huawei employee on spying charges

Huawei Technologies Co is under intense scrutiny in the West over its relationship with the Chinese government and US -led allegations that its equipment could be used by Beijing for spying. One is a Chine...More..

Intel: How the Syria pullout highlights Pentagon-Bolton tensions
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Intel: How the Syria pullout highlights Pentagon-Bolton tensions

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the coalition had started scaling down its presence at Rmeilan airfield in the notheastern province of Hasakeh. Following the announcement, he was forced ...More..

Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman in Thailand
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman in Thailand

She then started a social media campaign, live-tweeting her case and attracting worldwide attention. Alqunun's case has highlighted the cause of women's rights in Saudi Arabia . Ms Payne later told reporters...More..

Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez

The failure to provide the coverage to campaign staff is particularly awkward for Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist who rose to stardom after unseating top Democratic Rep. "That is because they had to be ...More..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is cancer
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is cancer

Replicas of Ginsburg's famous "dissent collar" -- the bib necklace she frequently wears when dissenting with a Supreme Court opinion -- sold out before it even went on sale. Ginsburg had colorectal cancer in ...More..

FBI reportedly opened inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russia
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

FBI reportedly opened inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russia

Baker, former FBI general counsel, believes that this would be a national security issue. The second issue that reportedly concerned the Federal Bureau of Investigation was Trump's May 11, 2017 interview ...More..

Girl, 17, crashes auto while driving blindfolded for Bird Box challenge
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Girl, 17, crashes auto while driving blindfolded for Bird Box challenge

The 17-year-old girl's auto drifted into oncoming traffic shortly after she pulled her hat down over her eyes while driving on a Layton highway Monday afternoon, hitting a vehicle, a utility pole and, finally, ...More..