Canadian man sentenced to death on drug trafficking charges

A Canadian teacher was detained but released. Schellenberg appeared "quite calm" during a visit last week when the possibility of the death penalty was discussed, Zhang said. Fast called on the Trudeau Government Monday to outline the steps being... More..

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Iranian Boeing 707 crashes during landing near Payam Airport | International Flight Network
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Iranian Boeing 707 crashes during landing near Payam Airport | International Flight Network

People react at the site of a Boeing 707 military cargo plane which crashed on the west of the Iranian capital, near Fath airport, near Karaj, Iran , on January 14, 2019. The plane had departed from Kyrgyzstan...More..

Sen. Coons: Trump's 'Closeness' to Putin Is 'Alarming'
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Sen. Coons: Trump's 'Closeness' to Putin Is 'Alarming'

Trump said the question was "insulting, " but did not directly deny it. "It's a big hoax and it's very bad for our country". In a joint statement, congressmen Elijah Cummings, Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler s...More..

GOP Mulls Action Against Rep. Steve King For Racially Charged Comments
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

GOP Mulls Action Against Rep. Steve King For Racially Charged Comments

McCarthy promised on CBS's " Face the Nation " program Sunday. "I will admit I am unsure who is offended by the term "Western civilization" on its own, but anyone who needs "white nationalist" or "white sup...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Trump Says He's 'Not Keeping Anything Under Wraps,' About Meetings With Putin

An FBI agent said in an affidavit attached to a 2017 search warrant unsealed earlier this year that he had reviewed tax returns for a company controlled by Manafort and his wife that showed a $10 million loan f...More..

Jayme Closs' family says she is 'full of big smiles' Saturday
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Jayme Closs' family says she is 'full of big smiles' Saturday

Police are now trying to work out why Patterson targeted Closs. She said his parents moved away but the suspect and his brothers continued to use the home. Another aunt, Sue Naiberg Allard, posted that Jayme go...More..

Graham says Trump isn't giving in on southern border wall
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Graham says Trump isn't giving in on southern border wall

Sunday 12:20 a.m. A day earlier, he said he was not ready to do it "right now". Trump has threatened repeatedly to declare a national emergency to break the stalemate and to order the start of construction of...More..

Five dead as heavy snow hits parts of the US
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Five dead as heavy snow hits parts of the US

Cole County Public Works Director Larry Benz said the forecast the county used estimated Mid-Missouri could receive up to 15 inches of snow. More than 65 million people are under a winter storm advisory, wa...More..

Huawei says sacks employee in Poland that was arrested on spying charges
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Huawei says sacks employee in Poland that was arrested on spying charges

Wang Weijing was arrested for "personal reasons", the company said in a statement on Saturday. Wang Weijing , the company's sales director in Poland, was detained of Friday along with a former Polish sec...More..

Withdrawal from Syria has begun
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Withdrawal from Syria has begun

This Aug. 21, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by the anti-government Media Office Of Douma City which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man mourning...More..

President Trump Is Already Anticipating the Retirement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

President Trump Is Already Anticipating the Retirement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg announced in December that she had surgery to remove two cancerous growths from her lungs. "Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required", th...More..

Was Donald Trump working for Russia? The FBI tried to find out
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Was Donald Trump working for Russia? The FBI tried to find out

In an interview with The Hill published Friday, Giuliani expressed his disdain with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his worry that the report might reflect badly on his client, President Donald Trump . ...More..

DRC’s Felix Tshisekedi: son, heir and president-elect
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

DRC’s Felix Tshisekedi: son, heir and president-elect

Although he holds a Belgian diploma in marketing and communication, he has had little political or managerial experience with some detractors even suggesting his diploma is not valid. Tshisekedi's camp has ackn...More..

Teen crashes in Layton while doing 'Bird Box' Challenge
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Teen crashes in Layton while doing 'Bird Box' Challenge

Police only began suspecting the Bird Box challenge after the driver she hit investigated the crash further and asked locals for any possible surveillance footage and shared his findings with officers, Lieu...More..

Led coalition says it has started pulling out of Syria
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Led coalition says it has started pulling out of Syria

The U.S. -backed Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units form the backbone of the opposition Syrian Democratic Forces and have been fighting alongside U.S. 'CJTF-OIR has begun the process of our deliberate wit...More..

Manafort shared 2016 polling data with Russian employee, according to court filing
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Manafort shared 2016 polling data with Russian employee, according to court filing

Kilimnik has been charged alongside Manafort with witness tampering as part of Mueller's sprawling investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and is believed to have links to the GRU, ...More..

Caller Quizzes Nigel Farage:
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Caller Quizzes Nigel Farage: "Who Would You Vote For In An Election?"

An alliance of governing Conservative and Opposition legislators has dealt Mrs May two defeats in as many days - symbolic setbacks that suggest a power shift from the executive to the legislature. Loiseau ins...More..

Xi Jinping accepts offer to visit Pyongyang, North Korea says
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Xi Jinping accepts offer to visit Pyongyang, North Korea says

Mr Moon also said the North would have to seek a compromise in a second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, which he said could be imminent, in order to resolve the imp...More..

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Orders End to FEMA Money for California Wildfire Recovery

Trump's tweet early on Wednesday was a shock to Republican lawmakers in the state, who criticized Trump for politicizing disaster relief and pointed out that it was the federal government, not California...More..

Rosenstein Source Says Mueller Probe Will End By Beginning of March
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rosenstein Source Says Mueller Probe Will End By Beginning of March

Barr's confirmation as attorney general ― a position now occupied on an acting basis by Matthew Whitaker following the forced resignation of Jeff Sessions ― would ensure a smooth transition, the person said...More..

‘Under UN’s care’: Saudi woman ‘rescued’ from deportation after social media storm
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

‘Under UN’s care’: Saudi woman ‘rescued’ from deportation after social media storm

The 18-year-old Saudi national said she had "left her religion" and begged for shelter from either Canada, the US, Australia or the United Kingdom in a series of frantic twitter posts . She also gave access t...More..

Kim Jong-un makes birthday visit to China
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Kim Jong-un makes birthday visit to China

In his address, Kim urged the United States to take reciprocal measures in exchange for denuclearization steps the North Korean dictator has claimed his country has taken since a year ago. "Kim will coordinat...More..

LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'

The AASU and other organization opposing the bill are saying that the provisions of the bill will nullify the 1985 Assam Accord, which provides for deportation of all illegal migrants, irrespective of religion,...More..

Malaysia’s king abdicates: palace statement
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Malaysia’s king abdicates: palace statement

The selection of the Agong is done by the Majlis Raja-raja, also known as the Conference of Rulers consisting the nine rulers of the Malay states. She reportedly met the Malaysian king while he was traveling in...More..

China and US to Hold Trade Talks in Beijing Next Week
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

China and US to Hold Trade Talks in Beijing Next Week

The European Union filed its own challenged in the World Trade Organization in June against Chinese regulations the 28-nation trade bloc said hamper the ability of foreign companies to protect and profit from t...More..