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Republican senator on Trump soliciting foreign interference: 'Things happen'

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:42:31 -0500

Republican Senator Richard Shelby defended an argument from President Trump’s legal team that soliciting foreign interference in an election is not an impeachable offense, saying, “things happen.”....
Bloomberg pledges $70 billion to bolster black America in new plan

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:00:21 -0500

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his presidential campaign's plan for bolstering economic opportunity for black Americans.....
China's former Interpol chief sentenced to 13 years in prison

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:38:46 -0500

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who was detained on a visit to China in 2018, was sentenced Tuesday to more than 13 years in prison for bribery in a case that shook the international police organi....
The search for Selena Not Afraid ends with 'great sadness.' Missing girl's body found near Montana rest area

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:38:53 -0500

The body of Selena Shelley Faye Not Afraid, 16, was found near the Montana rest area where she was last seen on New Year's Day, authorities said.....
Puerto Ricans discovered a warehouse full of unused food, water, and supplies from Hurricane Maria, resulting in the firing of the island's emergency manager

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 17:28:39 -0500

The supplies, including food, water, cots, and diapers from 2017's Hurricane Maria, were discovered Saturday following earthquakes in Puerto Rico.....
Illegal crossings plunge as US extends policy across border

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:24:36 -0500

Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-year-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only nine days, riding buses and paying a smuggler $6,000 to ensure passag....
Photos of starving lions in Sudan spark campaign to save them

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:35:34 -0500

One of the five lions at Khartoum's Al-Qureshi Park is believed to have died.....
Body of woman who was missing for almost 6 years found in car submerged in NJ river

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:10:56 -0500

Vanessa Smallwood of Maple Shade, N.J., was 46 at the time of her disappearance. She was identified in a statement from New Jersey State Police.....
Iran MP: $3 million reward for 'whoever kills Trump': ISNA

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:50:08 -0500

An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed President Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran's la....
Rudy Giuliani says Lev Parnas 'misled' him and 'lied stupidly'

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:14:00 -0500

Rudy Giuliani is "heartbroken" over recent comments made by his former associate Lev Parnas, who says he worked closely with Giuliani in Ukraine as part of an attempt to find damaging inform....
Dutch prosecutors say father confined children and abused them in remote farmhouse

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:03:00 -0500

A father facing charges of sexual abuse in a Dutch court had held six of his nine children captive for nearly a decade at an isolated farmhouse, telling them "bad spirits" would enter their bodies if ....
You Should Get an Electric Fireplace

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500

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Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:05:19 -0500

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests. The country's civil....
Leopard runs into house before being captured in south India

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:15:50 -0500

A leopard that ran into a house and sparked a frantic search and a frenzy of attention in southern India on Monday has been caught and tranquilized. The big cat emerged from the Kamdanam forest and ra....
Online campaign to save malnourished lions at Sudan park

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:09:44 -0500

Online calls grew Sunday to help save five "malnourished and sick" African lions held at a park in Sudan's capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat. The five lions ar....
China's Navy Warships Are Now Armed With Land-Attack Missiles

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:20:00 -0500

China says its newest destroyer is capable of launching land-attack missiles.....
3 children found dead in Arizona home, police try to determine cause

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:00:28 -0500

Three children, all under the age of 4, were reported dead in a Phoenix neighborhood, according to Phoenix fire officials.....
Report Warned of Threat to U.S. Troops in Germany: Newsweek

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:00:33 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. received intelligence about a potentially imminent attack being planned against military personnel stationed in Germany, Newsweek reported, citing a memo it saw.The 66th Milita....
Is Trump the indispensable man?

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:49:58 -0500

President Trump wants you to believe he's the indispensable man.He's always wanted this, of course — in 2016, after all, he audaciously proclaimed to voters during his campaign that "I al....
UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted terrorists after London Bridge attack

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:12:54 -0500

Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesda....
Banana Republic, American-Style: Angola Is Here

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:30:09 -0500

Isabel dos Santos is Africa’s wealthiest woman. She almost certainly got that way through corrupt means.Her father, José Eduardo dos Santos, ruled Angola from 1979 until 2017, and she made her money m....
The US Air Force recently acquired a new $64 million Gulfstream private jet for VIP government officials — see inside

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:53:00 -0500

The US president isn't the only government official that flies in a VIP plane operated by the US Air Force.....
Sri Lanka to treat war-missing as dead, issue certificates

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:38:46 -0500

Sri Lanka's president has decided that tens of thousands of people still missing from the country's quarter-century civil war will be formally declared dead and death certificates will be issued, his ....
Signs of life at 'no-man's land' around Philippine volcano

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:48:52 -0500

A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines' Taal volcano lay in contrast with a few signs of life at ground zero of the disaster on Tuesday. The island s....
How a NATO-Russia World War III Conflict Would Have Killed Us All

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500

What could have been.....
Prince Harry banned from wearing military uniform after stepping back from armed forces

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:06:10 -0500

Harry, Duke of Sussex, will be barred from wearing his military uniform after he agreed to step back from his armed forces appointments.....
Pair of storms to unleash rain, snow across Middle East this week

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:10:00 -0500

More unsettled weather is set to grip the Middle East this week after several storms have battered the region in recent weeks.The first of two storms to impact the area this week has dampened location....
A Surge of Migrants Rushes a Mexican Border Crossing

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:09:05 -0500

CIUDAD TECÚN UMÁN, Guatemala -- After days of walking and hitchhiking, a crowd of migrants rushed a bridge at Guatemala's border with Mexico on Saturday and clashed with Mexican police who used pe....
'I stayed alive to tell' - Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount horrors of Nazi death camp

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:14:38 -0500

A strip of skin tattooed with the Auschwitz death camp number 99288 sits in a silver frame on a shelf in Avraham Harshalom's living room. As the 75th anniversary of the camp's liberation on Jan 27, 1....
Biden Tops Iowa Poll by Democratic Rural Group: Campaign Update

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:05:38 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- A new Iowa poll has Joe Biden leading the Democratic presidential race in the first caucus state. The former vice president also placed as likely caucusgoers’ top second choice, putting....
A Drexel University professor has been charged with stealing $185,000 in government grant money to spend on Philadelphia strip clubs and iTunes

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:30:33 -0500

The Philadelphia district attorney's office charged Chikaodinaka Nwankpa with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception last week.....
China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years for bribes

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:12:35 -0500

China has sentenced the former president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting more than $2 million in bribes. Meng was elected president of the inte....
‘A Defining Moment.’ An Indian State’s Decision to Challenge the Country's Controversial Citizenship Law Signals a Growing Divide

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:47:51 -0500

Kerala's lawsuit argues that the Citizenship Amendment Act is "discriminatory" and runs counter to the Indian constitution's secular principles.....
Intelligence officials: New ISIS leader is one of its founding members

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:37:00 -0500

The Islamic State's new leader is Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, one of the terrorist organization's founding members, intelligence officials told The Guardian.Last October, ISI....
Photos surface showing convicted Nazi guard Demjanjuk at Sobibor

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:36:42 -0500

New photos have emerged which for the first time show convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk at the Sobibor death camp, a Berlin archive confirmed Monday, although he always denied ever being there. Ukr....
Local Governments May Soon Be Forced To Rethink How They Use Private Property

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:30:00 -0500

An upcoming court case could be very impactful.....
Trump impeachment news: President gives 'chilling' defence as his legal team lay out furious response to Senate trial

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:12:00 -0500

The day before his impeachment trial is set to begin, Donald Trump's lawyers are urging the Senate reject the charges against him and are calling the hearings an "illegitimate partisan effort....
Erdogan says Somalia has invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas: NTV

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:54:31 -0500

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara signed a maritime agreement with Libya last year, broadcaster NTV reported.....
S. Korea naval unit to expand operations to Strait of Hormuz

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:52:59 -0500

A South Korean anti-piracy unit has temporarily expanded its mission to the Strait of Hormuz, a vital global oil route at the center of soaring tensions between Iran and the United States. South Kore....
Mothers who occupied vacant Oakland house will be allowed to buy it

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:07:24 -0500

Intervention of California governor helps Moms 4 Housing group score victory in fight against state’s homeless crisisThe homeless mothers who took over a vacant house in Oakland, California, and occup....
Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Videos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:15:01 -0500

Rainfall helped to relieve some parts of the country affected by the bushfires, but caused damage in other ways....
Nepal mountain search stopped after new avalanches

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:23:04 -0500

Rescuers in Nepal called off efforts on Monday to find seven people, including four South Korean trekkers, after fresh avalanches hit the Annapurna region where the group went missing last week, an of....
China is fighting to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions prepare to travel for Chinese New Year

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:36:09 -0500

The 2019-nCoV respiratory virus has caused at least three deaths since it broke out in Wuhan, China, but not much is known about it.....
Palestinian family pledge appeal over Jerusalem eviction ruling

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:08:33 -0500

A Palestinian family pledged on Monday to appeal an Israeli court order to evict them from their home in a mainly-Palestinian east Jerusalem neighbourhood in a case lodged by a settler organisation. ....
Why Iran Should Fear Israel's Tricked Out F-15 Fighter

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:17:00 -0500

The Point: This fighter jet is not to be messed with. Ever.....
Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:01:20 -0500

Bloomberg, a late entry to the Democratic nomination contest, is rising in public opinion polls as he uses his vast personal fortune to spend heavily on advertising nationwide. Speaking in Tulsa, Okl....
Attorney: Due to a conflict of interest, William Barr must recuse himself from Lev Parnas' criminal case

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:35:00 -0500

An attorney for Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Monday, requesting the he recuse himself from Parnas' criminal case.Parnas wa....
Airstrike in northwest Syria kills 9, including whole family

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:05:20 -0500

An airstrike on a rebel-held village in northern Syria on Tuesday killed at least nine people, including an entire family, Syrian opposition activists said. The strike on Kfar Taal comes amid a gover....
Vital Hasson, the Jew who worked for the Nazis, hunted down refugees and tore apart families in WWII Greece

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:49:02 -0500

I learned a lesson when conducting research for my recently published book, “Family Papers: a Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century.” I had discovered the story of a young Jewish man forgott....