• USA kill 13 Al Shabaab Fighters In Southern Somalia
USA kill 13 Al Shabaab Fighters In Southern Somalia

But as the US steps up its involvement in the region, the African Union is drawing down its forces. USA goals in Somalia are to promote political and economic stability, prevent the use of Somalia as a safe haven for global terrorism, and alleviate the humanitarian crisis caused by years of conflict, drought, flooding, and deficient governance.

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  • IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold
IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold

Chuck Taylor is the chief executive officer of Evansville-based Chuckles Convenience Stores & Gas Stations, which operates almost two dozen IN convenience stores and several more IN Kentucky, employing 320. "Without those licenses, we couldn't be competitive", he said. But Kokomo Police Officer Kevin Summers told lawmakers that expanding cold bee...

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  • Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist
Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

Even so, his most ardent supporters have stuck to him despite the disparaging remarks, which were supposedly made about Haiti and other African countries during a heated Oval Office meeting about DACA and immigration . "I think he is a racist", he said Sunday on ABC's "This Week". For example, in February 2017 he said at a press conference th...

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  • UAE submits complaint with United Nations over Qatar's interception of Emirati planes
UAE submits complaint with United Nations over Qatar's interception of Emirati planes

It is unclear which airline the second aircraft belonged to or whether it landed in Bahrain as planned. "After arriving in Kuwait and checking his health, he will decide to return to Qatar or travel overseas for treatment", he said. What's behind Middle East diplomatic freeze? In June, the UAE, along with Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia bro...

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  • Trump warns of immigration threat to national security
Trump warns of immigration threat to national security

Later in the day, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that the president is pushing for a merit-based system irrespective of the country , religion and ethnicity of an applicant. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer countered in a speech on the Senate floor: "If you want to begin the long road back to prove you're not prejud...

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  • Alabama spices up the rivalry by stopping streaking Auburn
Alabama spices up the rivalry by stopping streaking Auburn

With that, the nation's longest active winning streak ended at 14 games and the final unbeaten team in SEC play was unbeaten no more. The freshman from Moundville scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and added four assists and four steals.

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  • U.S. pressures China to do more about North Korea's nuclear program
U.S. pressures China to do more about North Korea's nuclear program

He added that the consequences and repercussions of the attack were beyond economic. Although we think of Helsinki as important in the context of human rights, the promises offered by the USSR to uphold basic rights were purchased at the price of the states of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation conceding the national borders of the Warsaw Pact stat...

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  • US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas
US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas

Haiti is no longer on the list of countries whose citizens can apply for low-skilled work visas, according to Reuters . The announcement is scheduled to be published by the Federal Register on Thursday, exactly a week after U.S. Haitians had a 71.44 percent visa refusal rate in FY 2017, the State Department said. The president also reportedl...

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  • Pakistani shelling kills BSF jawan alongside int'l border in Jammu's RS Pura
Pakistani shelling kills BSF jawan alongside int'l border in Jammu's RS Pura

Pakistan Rangers have been targetting villages along the worldwide border in Arnia and RS Pura areas of Jammu district since Wednesday night. It was not the first time that Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing towards the Indian side, he said, adding that one BSF jawan on January 3 was killed in sniper fire from across the border....

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  • Texas Tech coach has great comment about Mo Bamba
Texas Tech coach has great comment about Mo Bamba

The current Red Raiders also have advantages, according to Sports-Reference . The team went undefeated in Southwest Conference play, their previous year in the league. Smith leads in rebounds with 4.6 while Evans tops in assists with 3.4 per game. Texas Tech last won in Austin during the 1995-1996 season, when both teams were in the Southwest ...

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  • United States will consider Turkey's concerns about PKK: Tillerson
United States will consider Turkey's concerns about PKK: Tillerson

He also said the USA plan for further stabilization in Syria includes an indefinite U.S. military presence. "At this stage, nothing has changed with respect to our relationship with African nations and we continue to see them wanting to strengthen our relationship", Mr Tillerson told Buzzfeed News .

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  • United Nations imposes new North Korea sanctions over missile test
United Nations imposes new North Korea sanctions over missile test

An earlier round of sanctions this year called on states not to renew work visas for North Korean laborers. In a statement issued via the official KCNA news agency, North Korea's foreign ministry lashed out at the United States for forcing new restrictions.

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  • A home school horror in California
A home school horror in California

Elizabeth Jane Flores, a 41-year-old Christian motivational speaker from Cleveland, Tennessee is the sister of Louise Anna Turpin , the woman who, along with her husband, has been accused of child endangerment. Scott Woodruff, the association's senior counsel, said that while California lawmakers might be tempted to respond to the Turpin case wi...

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  • Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft
Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft

If Barclays is right, and Trump avoids an anti-globalization trade war with China, the Davos crowd should be expected to go easier on him rather than a full-on confrontation. "I suspect the USA measures will involve restrictions in areas where we don't have WTO (World Trade Organization) obligations", Schott said. "How do you say, 'hey, by the wa...

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  • DHS Wants to Make Cyber Info Sharing Smarter, Secretary Says
DHS Wants to Make Cyber Info Sharing Smarter, Secretary Says

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy was questioning Nielsen about that meeting she attended where President Trump reportedly labeled Haiti and nations in Africa as "shithole" countries and said the USA should be bringing people into America from Norway instead.

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  • Qatar fighter jets 'intercepted two UAE airliners'
Qatar fighter jets 'intercepted two UAE airliners'

The claim could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab nations which have been boycotting it for months, among them the UAE, home to the world's busiest worldwide airport. The second incident, related to an Etihad plane flying from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain (EY23b) is being investigated, the CAA said. Qatar's benchmark stock ind...

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  • Glenn Frey's Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Glenn Frey's Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The famous 67-year-old musician died in January 2016 from complications from the colitis and rheumatoid arthritis, the Manhattan Supreme Court suit notes. A Mount Sinai spokeswoman said the hospital does not comment on pending litigation. Glenn Frey was a co-founder of The Eagles in 1971 and collaborated with drummer Don Henley on many of i...

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  • James Comey Defends Deputy FBI Director Who Republicans Have Pressured To Retire
James Comey Defends Deputy FBI Director Who Republicans Have Pressured To Retire

Democrats have said they worry that attacks on McCabe and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are precursors to Trump firing Mueller. "Trump pointed to a Fox News report when he tweeted on Sunday: "[email protected]'s Andrew McCabe , 'in addition to his wife getting all of this money from M (Clinton Puppet), he was using, allegedly, his F...

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  • £445m: Barcelona reveal Gerard Pique buyout clause in new contract
£445m: Barcelona reveal Gerard Pique buyout clause in new contract

His buyout clause has been set at 500 million euros. His current contract was to expire later this year. After joining Barcelona's academy in 1997 at the age of ten, Pique left for Manchester United in 2004 where he gained Premier League experience and enjoyed a loan spell back in Spain with Zaragoza.

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  • With eye on Brexit talks, May to deepen security ties with France
With eye on Brexit talks, May to deepen security ties with France

Central to the talks will be the Le Touquet accord, an agreement which moved Britain's border into France in order to control immigration from mainland Europe. French officials argue the Le Touquet deal has worsened Europe's migrant crisis by creating a huge backflow of migrants in the area, lured by a belief that it is easier to secure asylum ...

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  • PMQs: May defends Carillion actions after Corbyn criticism
PMQs: May defends Carillion actions after Corbyn criticism

During a testy exchange at PMQs dominated by the fate of Carillion, Corbyn said the "ruins" lay around May as he pressed her on contracts handed to the firm despite a major profits warning past year. "I am very happy to answer questions when the right honourable gentleman asks one". "This isn't one isolated case of government negligence and corpo...

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  • France agrees not to build airport amid protests
France agrees not to build airport amid protests

He gave the squatters until spring to pull up their stakes. Hundreds of activists who call themselves ZADists, for Zone of Defense, said that there would be a victory celebration on February 10. "We are meeting with a number of airport partners, and this winter 2018 announcement marks the beginning of a larger Ryanair growth initiative in France,...

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  • Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by arrival of deputies
Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by arrival of deputies

State Department of Education records show that the family home has the same address as Sandcastle Day School, where David Turpin is listed as principal. Taylor said she wants justice for the children. ABC News spoke with David Turpin's parents, who said they are shocked by the allegations and that David and Louise Turpin are conside...

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  • Japan's NHK issues false warning on North Korean missile launch
Japan's NHK issues false warning on North Korean missile launch

Today on " Sandy Rios in the Morning ", Rios began the show by weighing in on news that the Hawaii government issued a false alarm to the state's residents on Saturday warning of a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii ". On Saturday, at 8:07 a.m., more than a million mobile phones in Hawaii received an emergency notification, wa...

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  • Mistrial in Bundy case as prosecutors violate evidence rules
Mistrial in Bundy case as prosecutors violate evidence rules

The government, despite spending millions of taxpayer dollars, has seen its case steadily deflate to the point where, as of now, the only remaining piece is for the prosecution and the defense to deliver briefs, by 5 p.m. The mistrial comes after four ranch hands were found not guilty of conspiracy, assault of a federal officer and multiple weapons...

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