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Jan 03 2019

House Democrats to pass plan to reopen government Thursday

Trump arranged a briefing on the border at the White House situation room for lawmakers from both parties, the first face-to-face meeting between the president and Democ...

Jan 02 2019

Car Crashes Into New Year's Crowd in Tokyo in Suspected Terror Attack

TOKYO-A minivan slammed into pedestrians early Tuesday on a street where people had gathered for New Year's festivities in downtown Tokyo, injuring eight people, police s...

Jan 02 2019

New Brazil President Bolsonaro takes aim at crime, corruption

As NPR's Philip Reeves reports, Bolsonaro's landslide October election marked a hard turn right for a region that has had leftist leaders for decades. He has praised ...

Jan 02 2019

Trump calls on Democrats to return from 'vacation' to reopen govt

The Democrats plan to introduce the legislation on the House floor Thursday, when they regain control, according to Fox News . Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon that...

Jan 02 2019

Kim Jong-un's new year message

However, he said the North will be forced to take a different path if the United States "continues to break its promises and misjudges the patience of our people by unila...

Jan 02 2019

At least 75 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines

At least 16 power stations in Bicol, Western Visayas and Eastern Visayas experienced temporary shutdowns due to stormy weather, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and M...

Jan 01 2019

'Deeply concerning': Why the rise in migrants crossing the English Channel?

The Home Secretary's decision comes amid heavy criticism over the Government's response to the crisis, despite himself declaring it a "major incident" on Friday. Officers...

Jan 01 2019

House Dems Unveil Plan to End Gov't Shutdown Without Border Wall Funding

Democrats oppose Trump's demand for wall funding, with Pelosi calling the wall immoral , ineffective and expensive. "An all concrete Wall was NEVER ABANDONED, as has b...

Jan 01 2019

Russian Federation: 4 dead in apartment collapse, apparent gas explosion

The regional governor, Boris Dubrovsky, who is at the site leading rescue operations, told reporters that 50 people might still be under the debris. RIA news agency ...

Jan 01 2019

Hannover Airport halts flight operations following security incident | International Flight Network

Hanover police said the driver had tested positive for cocaine and amphetamines. Incoming and outgoing flights have been suspended until 8 p.m, although the airport ter...

Dec 31 2018

Police killing suspect was fleeing to Mexico, sheriff says

Authorities said they identified but won't yet name the man who killed Singh of the 12-person Newman Police Department on Wednesday and has not been captured. border w...

Dec 31 2018

Trump agrees with Obama's 2011 tweet on countering illegal immigration

Jakelin Caal Maquin, 7, and Felipe Gomez Alonzo , 8, died after claiming asylum and being detained at the border. The government shutdown , which has kept hundreds of...

Dec 31 2018

Indonesian volcano a quarter of previous size following deadly eruption

The deadly tsunami in the Sunda Strait on December 22 killed at least 426 people and injured more than 7,000 residents and holiday makers in the Lampung and Banten provin...

Dec 31 2018

China releases Canadian teacher but others still held in Huawei row

China treats drugs offences seriously and is known to use severe punishment. The citizen, Sarah McIver , was detained due to a work permit issue related to her teach...

Dec 31 2018

Deaths, vote-rigging claims hit Bangladesh election day

Hasina would become Prime Minister for an unprecedented fourth term after AL secured win in 259 constituencies of the 300-seat parliament, according to results released b...

Dec 31 2018

Hackers leak personal details of almost 1000 North Korean defectors

However, he added that it was not yet clear if any North Korean groups were responsible for the latest attack. "We will make utmost efforts to protect their personal in...

Dec 30 2018

Bahrain to follow UAE's suit, reopen Syria embassy

In a statement released on Friday, Bahrain's foreign ministry said that Syria's embassy in Manama is operational and flights between the two countries will resume soon....

Dec 30 2018

Nancy Pelosi fights ‘Trump Shutdown’ with #Resistance luxury vacation in Hawaii

Experts have warned that cutting off aid money to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras could actually exacerbate the problem by worsening the poverty and violence that pus...

Dec 29 2018

Mattis Serves Among Troops on Christmas, Living Out Motto of 'Semper Fi'

In the resignation letter, James Mattis said he planned on staying until the end of February to ensure a permeant replacement could be chosen and to attend a previous...