US Won't Extradite Diplomat's Wife Who Killed British Teen in Crash

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called the US ambassador in London to express British disappointment. "We are now urgently considering our options ". He is now being tested severely. Mrs Charles learned of the American decision to turn down... More..

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Fiery building explosion rattles northwest Houston
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Fiery building explosion rattles northwest Houston

The explosion shook other buildings about 4:30 am (local time), with reports on Twitter of a boom felt across the city. Jeff Linder, a meteorologist with the Harris County Flood Control District, tweeted ...More..

Health officials confirm second U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Health officials confirm second U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus

USA federal and local health authorities are monitoring more than 60 people as they attempt to catch new cases of coronavirus in travelers from China . One indication of a virus' danger is how easily it sp...More..

Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong

Activist Joshua Wong said the number of participants in Sunday's march is crucial to continue informing the worldwide community of Hong Kong's ongoing struggle. Organisers had applied for a permit for a march...More..

French President Macron caught on video berating Israeli security guard
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

French President Macron caught on video berating Israeli security guard

Video showed Macron, jostled in the centre of a crowded circle between his own protective detail and Israeli security personnel, including several paramilitary policemen in uniform, under an archway leading i...More..

Doomsday clock announcement to be made at 10 a.m.
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Doomsday clock announcement to be made at 10 a.m.

Midnight represented potential apocalypse based on global nuclear dangers-the closer the hands are to midnight, the higher the threat. The Doomsday Clock didn't move in 2019 but in 2018 it advanced by 30 ...More..

Trump Impeachment Trial: Chuck Schumer criticizes Mitch McConnell's proposed rule
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Trump Impeachment Trial: Chuck Schumer criticizes Mitch McConnell's proposed rule

On the eve of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial , the Senate leader proposed a compressed calendar for opening statements , White House lawyers argued for swift rejection of the "flimsy" char...More..

Sun, snow, single-digit wind chills all in store this week
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Sun, snow, single-digit wind chills all in store this week

Snowfall totals of between 6 and 12 inches were expected from NY to central ME, the National Weather Service said Saturday , and parts of the Great Lakes region could receive heavy snowfall because of the ...More..

Hero dad strangles coyote after it attacks his toddler
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Hero dad strangles coyote after it attacks his toddler

A coyote went after a moving vehicle, then a woman and her dogs were bitten later in the day, reports say. Dad Ian O'Reilly was hiking with his wife and three children in the woods of Exeter, N.H., early Mond...More..

U.S.bound migrants clash with Mexican forces at Guatemala border
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

U.S.bound migrants clash with Mexican forces at Guatemala border

Some guardsmen carried plastic riot shields that had been hit by rocks thrown by migrants, they usually often zipped a rock again into the group. Dozens of migrants made it through the security cordon, but th...More..

2 killed, 15 injured in Kansas City nightclub shooting
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

2 killed, 15 injured in Kansas City nightclub shooting

Officers were called to the scene at about 11:30 Sunday night, where they found one deceased woman and one deceased man, police said . Both were found deceased in the parking lot when officers arrived, police ...More..

2 officers killed in Hawaii 'active shooter' situation
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

2 officers killed in Hawaii 'active shooter' situation

The fire at the home has since spread to several neighboring homes and a parked police vehicle. Ballard said both Enriquez and Kalama were wearing bulletproof vests and police had responded to the residence ...More..

Over P17-M aid distributed to Taal eruption-affected areas
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Over P17-M aid distributed to Taal eruption-affected areas

Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna will have cloudy skies with isolated light rains . Volcanoes too can have an effect on global temperatures - even though Taal isn't anticipated to have a lot of an impact except t...More..

Lebanon urgently needs new government to avoid collapse - Hariri
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Lebanon urgently needs new government to avoid collapse - Hariri

Security officials reinforced metal barriers near the Parliament in Beirut as some of the protesters tried to scale the barriers. "And if you have money in the bank, you can't even get a hundred dollars out". O...More..

United Nations condemns attack on Yemen camp, says it threatens peace
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

United Nations condemns attack on Yemen camp, says it threatens peace

Al Ekhbariya television quoted sources as saying the attack was carried out with ballistic missiles and drones. Elsewhere in the Qa'atabah district of Yemen's southwestern province of Dhale, several Saudi-pai...More..

Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major USA airports
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Passengers from China screened for deadly virus at three major USA airports

The new virus belongs to the large family of coronaviruses that includes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ( SARS ), which killed almost 800 people globally during a 2002-2003 outbreak that also started i...More..

Indian schoolteacher becomes first foreigner to contract SARS-like virus in China
by | Monday, January 20, 2020

Indian schoolteacher becomes first foreigner to contract SARS-like virus in China

Other countries, including Singapore, South Korea, Thailand , Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Taiwan, have also announced measures to strengthen entry detection measures as the Lunar New Year approac...More..

Texts suggest Robert Hyde passed along details about Yovanovitch whereabouts
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Texts suggest Robert Hyde passed along details about Yovanovitch whereabouts

House Democrats released new documents from accused Rudy Giuliani partner Lev Parnas before the Senate trial on Friday that include new information about the apparent surveillance of former USA ambassador...More..

Donald Trump impeachment trial opens in the US Senate
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

Donald Trump impeachment trial opens in the US Senate

Still, an eventual vote to acquit Trump is considered highly likely. He was removed as president of Baylor University and then resigned as chancellor of the school in the wake of a review critical of the univ...More..

Russian PM and government resign as Putin proposes sweeping constitutional changes
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

Russian PM and government resign as Putin proposes sweeping constitutional changes

AP's earlier story follows below. These amendments could allow Putin to create a new position for himself to remain in power after his presidency ends in 2024. "We will be able to build a strong prosperou...More..

France, West Africa to unite forces in fight against Islamist militants
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

France, West Africa to unite forces in fight against Islamist militants

But in 2016, only 770 deaths were recorded in the same area, which encompasses Niger , Mali , and Burkina Faso , Fox News reported. But despite the creation and the presence of 4,500 French soldiers and ...More..

Lindsey Graham Predicts 'Bipartisan Acquittal' in Impeachment Trial
by | Friday, January 17, 2020

Lindsey Graham Predicts 'Bipartisan Acquittal' in Impeachment Trial

The impeachment trial is set to begin on Tuesday. The Senate will transform into an impeachment court as early as Thursday, with the chief justice of the supreme court, John Roberts , presiding over se...More..

House committee threatens subpoena if Pompeo will not provide Iran information
by | Thursday, January 16, 2020

House committee threatens subpoena if Pompeo will not provide Iran information

But the government's obfuscation has angered many Iranians. Trump has defended the targeted killing of the Iranian general, saying he posed an imminent threat to the USA because he was plotting attacks on u...More..

European powers trigger Iran nuclear deal dispute process
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

European powers trigger Iran nuclear deal dispute process

Under the dispute mechanism outlined in the deal, the EU should now inform the other parties - Russian Federation and China as well as Iran itself - of the European move. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said...More..

How Trump plans to upstage the Iowa Democratic caucuses
by | Wednesday, January 15, 2020

How Trump plans to upstage the Iowa Democratic caucuses

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is apparently willing to become slightly less of a billionaire in his effort to escort Donald Trump from the Oval Office, and the New York Times reports that he's willing to ...More..