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Trump Threatens to Bypass Congress & Declare Nat'l Emergency to Get Wall Built

The impasse over Trump's demand for $5 billion for the barrier, which he calls instrumental to border security, has forced a partial government shutdown that's ...


Warren's trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run

Iowa is also a place where people watching agricultural commodities such as soybeans and hogs fall under President Trump's tariffs may take a shine to Warren's ...


House Democrats Rebuke Tlaib’s ‘Inappropriate,’ ‘Not Helpful’ Promise to Impeach ‘Motherf***er’ Trump

Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday refused to back down from her controversial call to impeach President Trump , despite mounting criticism. Video of the vulgar...


Chinese president uses threats to urge Taiwan to unify with mainland China

Merely a day later, Xi described his vision for unification via a " one country, two systems " approach to "safeguard the interests and well-being of Taiwanese ...


Top Republican Indicates Trump Rethinking Plans to Withdraw from Syria

But "other people do", and he concluded: "We want to protect the Kurds". Graham, who as a member of the Armed Services committee has frequently visited USA ...


Protests Turn Violent After Women Defy Temple Ban in India

The Supreme Court ruling drew the ire of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose supporters have threatened and attacked women tr...


Search for survivors of Russian flats explosion

Officials say five injured people, including two children, were taken to hospital. Battling freezing temperatures, rescuers had worked through the night combi...


Two migrant boats intercepted while making Channel crossing

People smugglers have told migrants that they should attempt to make the crossing to the United Kingdom before border security is strengthened after Brexit on M...


North Korea’s Kim sent message to Trump on nuclear talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hailed Sunday the ratified commitment of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un to the denuclearization of the peninsula in thanking him for...


Arrest of a Canadian teacher in China linked to administrative error

There has been speculation that Korvig and Spavor's detainment was done in retaliation by China over Canada's role in arresting Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou , bu...


Seven People Arrested For Helping Suspected Newman Cop Killer Escape Police

Several services will take place next week to honor slain Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh , who was killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday morning. Du...


Winter Storm to Arrive Late Tonight

According to CNN , the system dumped more than 11 in. of rain across some areas of Louisiana and MS, where flash flood emergencies were issued December 27. A c...


UAE reopens embassy in Syrian capital closed in 2011

UAE's charge d'affaires Abdul-Hakim Naimi on Thursday, visited the embassy, witnessed UAE's flag raising again in central Damascus. "This means that the relat...


Mulvaney: $5B Border Wall Demand 'Came Down,' But Dems Walked Out

The effects to the public of the impasse grew as the Environmental Protection Agency, which had the money to function a week longer than some agencies, implemen...


Two dead after blast hits tourist bus in Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza are the only surviving structure of the seven wonders of the ancient world and a major tourist draw attracting visitors from across the glo...


Avangard weapon makes missile defences useless, Russian Federation says

Putin described the successful test, in which the glider was launched from a site in southwestern Russian Federation toward a target on the Kamchatka Peninsula ...


Suspected California cop-killer is illegal immigrant, Trump tweets

Arriaga was stopped as part of a DUI investigation by Singh before engaging in a gunfight with the officer, during which Singh tried to defend himself and was s...


Eight-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy Died in US Custody on Christmas Eve

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to call for a hearing on the treatment of children in border patrol custody , saying the Border Patrol facilities aren't equipped t...


North Korea, South Korea set to hold groundbreaking ceremony for railway project

South Korean officials have traveled to North Korea by train to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for an aspirational project to modernize North Korean railways ...


FaceOf: Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Saudi foreign minister

Assaf had been serving as a minister of state before being named foreign minister. Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal has replaced Turki Al Sheikh as president o...


What is Trump's strategy for Syria and the region?

Trump , he said, had slipped into Iraq , "as though Iraq is a state of the United States". A complete withdrawal of US troops from Syria would leave a size...


US Congress meets briefly, takes no steps to end shutdown

But as the shutdown drags on, more people will feel the effects as they require services or otherwise have to interact with the closed agencies. The Federal E...


Neon blue sky in NY allegedly caused by transformer explosion

Power had been largely restored to LaGuardia by 11 pm. and the airport was resuming normal operations. It was a scene that could have been an alternate plot l...


Japan withdraws from International Whaling Commission

It announced today it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to enable it to resume hunting the animals for commercial use. The country will theref...


Christmas declared official holiday in Iraq

December 25 also marks the beginning of the Holiday season, a time when most people take a break to spend time with their loved ones. "During his stay among us ...


US Source: Hezbollah Leaders Killed in IAF Attack

Lebanon will file a complaint to the United Nations Security Council over alleged Israeli overflights during airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel , the co...


Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq, His First to a Combat Zone

No wonder some Twitter users suspected that "doing the right thing for the troops" was far down on Trump's list of reasons to make the trip to Iraq. Following...


Order Signed for U.S. Military's Controversial Syria Exit

Nearly all the territory east of the Euphrates river comprises about one-third of the territory of Syria , except for the Bashar Assad regime-controlled area n...


Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

It said that most patients are domestic tourists who were visiting beaches during the long weekend ahead of Christmas. "I'm scared because my home is right ne...


Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan

Just hours after President Trump's announcement regarding Afghanistan, his Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis , resigned in an apparent rebuke of Trump's worldvi...