Trump Looks to Recover $1B Federal Grant for California Train Project

Mr Newsom is fighting the president over emergency funding for the border wall, so the Trump administration is going after the state's rail funding. The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it is exploring "every legal option" to reclai... More..

by | Published 20 hours ago
Teenager who joined ISIL group in Syria to lose United Kingdom citizenship
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Teenager who joined ISIL group in Syria to lose United Kingdom citizenship

Britain's decision to revoke the citizenship of Shamima Begum on Tuesday has received both support and condemnation and is now expected to be contested in a legal challenge. Speaking with ITV News on Mo...More..

Met Police commissioner warns Shamima Begum could be arrested at United Kingdom border
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Met Police commissioner warns Shamima Begum could be arrested at United Kingdom border

Ms Begum - who is legally British - has asked for "forgiveness" and "sympathy" as she wants to return to the United Kingdom for the sake of her newborn child. Since she has been there, her two older children ha...More..

MBS signs agreements to invest $20bn in Pakistan
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

MBS signs agreements to invest $20bn in Pakistan

The US tech giant's cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services, had been in talks over opening data centres in the Gulf kingdom, with crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally courting Mr Bezos on a US trip p...More..

Pulwama attack mastermind killed!
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pulwama attack mastermind killed!

However, the article added that some Chinese scholars want China to take India's concerns more into account on the JeM chief. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has accused Pakistan of having a role in...More..

Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released

Twitteratis backlash was prompted after Prime Minister's Office posted photos and videos of PM Imran Khan warmly receiving the visiting dignitary. In all, seven agreements, including MoUs in power, petroche...More..

McConnell Wants to Troll Democrats With Green New Deal Vote
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

McConnell Wants to Troll Democrats With Green New Deal Vote

Bernie Sanders of Vermont, though technically an independent, has also said that he might run for president in 2020. "So, look, the political stunts are not going to get us anywhere". When the resolution came o...More..

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign

Senate seat. McSally is a former Republican congresswoman who was appointed to McCain's seat after she narrowly lost to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema last November in the race for outgoing Republican Jeff Flake'...More..

Rouhani: Iran to continue expanding military might, missile work
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Rouhani: Iran to continue expanding military might, missile work

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians marched and some burned USA flags to mark the revolution's 40th anniversary on Monday as Tehran showed off ballistic missiles in defiance of US efforts to curb its military p...More..

Baby girl stable after three hour rescue mission
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Baby girl stable after three hour rescue mission

He immediately raised the alarm and a full rescue operation swung into action involving the police, ambulance and fire brigade in Durban, South Africa . "A helicopter is inbound to transport the baby to a near...More..

Justin Fairfax dodges impeachment process, calls for 'independent investigation' of rape claims
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Justin Fairfax dodges impeachment process, calls for 'independent investigation' of rape claims

For instance, see below for video of Northam talking to CBS' Gayle King , and recounting how Virginia's "now at the 400-year anniversary - just 90 miles from here in 1619 - the first indentured servants ...More..

Hakeem Al-Araibi will walk free after Bahrain drops extradition request
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Hakeem Al-Araibi will walk free after Bahrain drops extradition request

A similar campaign was launched on behalf of Araibi by human rights groups, fellow soccer players and other activists - including the heroes who helped save a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave past year - with...More..

Collins: Kavanaugh's attackers 'haven't even read' dissent
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Collins: Kavanaugh's attackers 'haven't even read' dissent

President Trump's two nominees, Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, joined Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in dissenting. In that dissent , Kavanaugh said that the law should be allowed to...More..

Greece approves FYROM's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accession protocol, welcomes neighbor under new name
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Greece approves FYROM's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accession protocol, welcomes neighbor under new name

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras , right, speaks as Greek Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs George Katrougalos, applauds during a parliament session in Athens , Friday, Feb. The main catalyst for ...More..

Storm Erik hits Oldham bringing strong winds and heavy rain
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Storm Erik hits Oldham bringing strong winds and heavy rain

Storm Erik caused significant disruption to CalMac's west coast ferries yesterday, with sailings on many routes suspended, such as the main link to Arran. Junction 34 of the M1 at Tinsley was closed earlier thi...More..

‘We're Not Beggars,’ Maduro Says, Barring Way for Food Trailers
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

‘We're Not Beggars,’ Maduro Says, Barring Way for Food Trailers

Toledo also said that more points of aid were going to be established in countries neighbouring Venezuela soon, to speed up aid delivery into the country. Maduro published an image of the letter on his offici...More..

Why the world's drug cartels have set their sights on Australians
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Why the world's drug cartels have set their sights on Australians

The shipment also included 25 kilograms (55 pounds) of cocaine and five kilograms (11 pounds) of heroin. "Every day, USA and Australian law enforcement officers work together to keep us all safe". Among the sus...More..

Texas man killed by exploding vape pen
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Texas man killed by exploding vape pen

William Brown was at a vaporiser store in Keller in the U.S. when it happened. The study said there were likely more injuries that went unreported. "Now he's got a new address in heaven", Alice Brown said...More..

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi to fight extradition in Thai court
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi to fight extradition in Thai court

Al-Araibi, who plays for the semi-professional team Pascoe Vale FC in Melbourne, was granted refugee status and protection by Australia after fleeing Bahrain in 2014. A court filing made last week by Thai prose...More..

Reports of plane down in Yorba Linda, catching homes on fire
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Reports of plane down in Yorba Linda, catching homes on fire

Five People were killed and three were injured when a plane crashed into a house in California on Sunday. He said: "I was about two miles away and likely in the flight path of the plane". Catherine Paulson,...More..

United Nations will not join any group on Venezuela crisis talks: Guterres
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

United Nations will not join any group on Venezuela crisis talks: Guterres

The recognition by France, Spain, Germany, Britain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands and Lithuania came after the expiration of an eight-day ultimatum for Maduro to call a new election. Unite...More..

Trump doubts deal possible by border security committee
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Trump doubts deal possible by border security committee

Such a move would nearly certainly get tied up in the courts. President Trump intends to offer an "aspirational" and "visionary" path for the nation at the State of the Union on Tuesday, White House aides ...More..

Kim Summit 2.0 in Vietnam
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Kim Summit 2.0 in Vietnam

Kim Hyok Chol, a former ambassador to Spain, Ethiopia, Sudan and other countries, has taken over the role of Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, according to the sources knowledgeable about U.S. During the ann...More..

Outrage After Maduro Troops Intimidate Guaido at His Home
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Outrage After Maduro Troops Intimidate Guaido at His Home

Elections for the opposition-controlled National Assembly aren't supposed to take place again until 2020. "Maduro is not president and the Constituent Assembly has no legitimacy, no value", he said . Venezue...More..

Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Fast facts about Groundhog Day 2019

Even if Phil's prediction turns out to be inaccurate, the weather is expected to warm up during the weekend . Rose applauded Staten Islanders for supporting the U.S. according to Stormfax Almanac, Punxsuta...More..

Pompeo announces withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Pompeo announces withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty

If the United States announces it will suspend compliance with the INF nuclear missile pact with Russia , Germany will use the six-month period that the formal withdrawal period lasts to hold further discu...More..

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou to appear in Canada court for bail review
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou to appear in Canada court for bail review

The primary charges against Meng surround accusations of Huawei circumventing USA export sanctions against Iran by using a Hong Kong subsidiary "Skycom", with Meng committing bank fraud by lying to U.S. A b...More..

Mueller witness reveals why Roger Stone allegedly sought WikiLeaks dump
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mueller witness reveals why Roger Stone allegedly sought WikiLeaks dump

In one charge, he is accused of threatening a contact of his whose congressional testimony about WikiLeaks would contradict Stone's. Stone arrived Tuesday in a black SUV wearing an all-blue suit and tie. ...More..

Nixon Foundation distances itself from Trump ally Roger Stone after indictment
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Nixon Foundation distances itself from Trump ally Roger Stone after indictment

Indicted President Trump confidante Roger Stone said he would consider cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller , but insisted the Russian Federation probe will turn up no collusion on behalf of ...More..

Senate intel panel subpoenas former Trump lawyer Cohen, says Cohen adviser
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Senate intel panel subpoenas former Trump lawyer Cohen, says Cohen adviser

House Oversight and Intelligence Committee Chairmen and Elijah Cummings and Adam Schiff released a joint statement Wednesday sympathizing with the "completely legitimate" concerns Cohen has for his family's...More..

Another Cold Blast On Its Way, Possible Snow Or Wintry Mix
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Another Cold Blast On Its Way, Possible Snow Or Wintry Mix

Wind gusts of 50 to 60mph are possible for areas to the north and west of the metro. Hazardous travel was anticipated, especially for the Monday morning commute, NWS added. By Friday morning, it'll feel like ...More..

3-year-old boy goes missing from grandmother's backyard
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

3-year-old boy goes missing from grandmother's backyard

Hathaway's family noticed he was missing Tuesday when he didn't come inside his grandmother's home after playing outside with two other kids. Temperatures are expected to fall to near freezing Thursday in t...More..

Israel launches series of retaliatory airstrikes at Iranian interests in Syria
by | Thursday, January 24, 2019

Israel launches series of retaliatory airstrikes at Iranian interests in Syria

Israel struck Iranian targets in the early hours of Monday morning, less than 24 hours after Iranian fighters fired a surface-to-surface rocket at the northern Golan Heights. Iran has denied that any of its sol...More..

Kamala Harris Is Running for President in 2020
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Kamala Harris Is Running for President in 2020

The tenor of Harris' candidacy to date suggests that her goal is to follow in Obama's footsteps , albeit in a manner updated for the Trump era. Among her first decisions will be to reject corporate PAC money a...More..

Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run

California Senator Kamala Harris has announced her candidacy for president with a pledge to "bring our voices together". "So today, the day we celebrate Dr. Harris' campaign will be headquartered in Baltimo...More..

Democrats aren't buying Trump's 'compromise' to end the shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Democrats aren't buying Trump's 'compromise' to end the shutdown

The Virginia Democrats, who represent many thousands of government employees in their state next to Washington , DC, issued a joint statement criticizing the President for not acknowledging "the pain and suffe...More..

Syria launched surface-to-surface rocket in response to Israeli raid
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Syria launched surface-to-surface rocket in response to Israeli raid

The IDF also warned the Syrian army against attempts to attack Israeli territory or its troops. Russia's Ministry of Defense, according to RIA news agency, said four Israeli jets fired seven missiles at the w...More..

Zimbabwe protests: Crackdown is just a 'taste of things to come'
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Zimbabwe protests: Crackdown is just a 'taste of things to come'

Activist group Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights said it was representing more than 130 people arrested following the protests . Speaking to journalists in Geneva at the regular biweekly press briefing, Sham...More..

Migrants Overwhelmed US Border In Yuma Sector During Week-Long Period
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Migrants Overwhelmed US Border In Yuma Sector During Week-Long Period

The smugglers tunneled seven holes under the steel border fence - each hole a few feet deep - which allowed the majority of the group to crawl beneath the barrier and into the country Monday, according to U.S...More..

North Korean Official Reportedly Heads to the USA for Talks
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

North Korean Official Reportedly Heads to the USA for Talks

Tokyo says the South Korean destroyer's fire-control radar (STIR-180) locked onto a Japanese maritime patrol plane that was flying overhead for surveillance purposes. But his trip to Washington is viewed by som...More..