• Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief
Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief

The remarks were made after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent attempts to change Iran's nuclear deal with the world powers. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the threat from weapons of mass destruction "seems to be gathering force" and is urging expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle the security challenge posed by North Korea's nucl...

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  • Parents 'hold 13 kids captive, shackle some to beds'
Parents 'hold 13 kids captive, shackle some to beds'

Thirteen siblings , ranging in age from two to 29, have been rescued by police in California from a house where some of them had been chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture. Several of the victims told officials they were starving. The children range in age from 2 to 29 but neighbors say majority appeared you...

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  • Strong storm blasts northern Europe, at least 2 dead in Netherlands
Strong storm blasts northern Europe, at least 2 dead in Netherlands

All flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport were suspended due to a severe storm , as gusts of up to 140km/h blew down trees and damaged buildings. The high winds began to abate in the Netherlands by early afternoon, with the code red warning lifted, apart from eastern provinces bordering Germany .

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  • Duchess of Cambridge hugs and high-fives primary school kids
Duchess of Cambridge hugs and high-fives primary school kids

Kate Middleton , the Duchess of Cambridge , is used to living in the public eye. The 36-year-old removed her famous diamond and sapphire engagement ring ahead of her visit to the Great Ormond Street Hospital, complying with its minimal jewellery policy.

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  • Washington adds 6100 jobs in December; jobless rate at 4.5 percent
Washington adds 6100 jobs in December; jobless rate at 4.5 percent

In December past year, the Washington's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent. "Throughout 2017, the Commonwealth continued to experience steady economic growth, adding 63,000 jobs, over 64,000 additional residents participating in the labor force, and closing out the year with a low unemployment rate of 3.5 percent", Labor and Workforce Development ...

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  • Now even the NRA has been dragged into the Russian collusion probe
Now even the NRA has been dragged into the Russian collusion probe

It is not clear how long the investigation of Torshin has been going on. If Torshin funneled money to the NRA to help elect Trump, that could constitute a crime - because it is illegal for Americans to use foreign money in their elections.

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  • 'Feet on fire' as 39 deg C heat scorches Australian Open
'Feet on fire' as 39 deg C heat scorches Australian Open

He received medical attention and at one stage left the court, such was his distress. Monfils was caught by court microphones telling officials that he might collapse, and that the heat is making him feel dizzy. "My feet are burning". "But we know it's like this in Australia - the next day it can be freezing". The extreme heat policy that wou...

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  • Ardern's not the first: pregnant female leaders in history
Ardern's not the first: pregnant female leaders in history

Ardern said she will be "contactable and available throughout the six week period when needed". Ardern said she first knew of her pregnancy on October 13, in the midst of talks to form a coalition government after an inconclusive general election in September.

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  • Cops Leave Lovely Ticket on DeLorean Made of Snow Because Canada
Cops Leave Lovely Ticket on DeLorean Made of Snow Because Canada

Police discovered the " Back to the Future " vehicle in the middle of the street. Simon Laprise made the snow-car, noting that he was just trying to fool the snow removal folks. However, like an ocean wave rolling over a handsome sandcastle, the next morning, snowplows did indeed remove the sculpture from the snow removal zone.

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  • Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says Olympic unity won't demilitarise North Korea
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says Olympic unity won't demilitarise North Korea

These factors, observers said, have pushed Tokyo and Canberra closer together militarily as they seek to ensure a "free, open, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific region" based on a "rules- based order". Abe has sought to loosen the restrictions on his country's military and build a network of security relationships with other United States allies a...

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  • Coroner: Shooter Stephen Paddock's remains given to his brother
Coroner: Shooter Stephen Paddock's remains given to his brother

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg (FYOU'-den-berg) said in a statement that Stephen Paddock's ashes were given Thursday to brother Eric Paddock. Fudenberg told Paddock that he would try to ship the ashes to the Orlando Police Department and then have the department deliver the remains to him, Paddock said.

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  • Dingell's guest for Trump: Deported man's wife
Dingell's guest for Trump: Deported man's wife

I also believe that they need to look at each individual case separately. Cindy Garcia couldn't immediately be reached for comment, but Dingell's office confirmed she has accepted the invitation. Jorge Garcia was deported on Monday and can't return to the US for a decade. They rose 37 percent since Trump's inauguration compared with the same p...

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  • Weather warning issued for north and northwest
Weather warning issued for north and northwest

Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected". Northern Ireland , Scotland , north-west England and Wales are in the firing line for "several centimetres" of snow on Tuesday. "Further wintry showers are expected throughout the day and road users are reminded that even when salting has been undertaken ice-free r...

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  • Koreas to march under one flag
Koreas to march under one flag

Pyongyang had been reliant on China for a connection to the outside world, but in October, the North Korea monitoring project 38 North reported that Russia's state-owned company TransTeleCom had provided Kim with a new internet connection.

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  • Arizona man 'killed nine people in three weeks', police say
Arizona man 'killed nine people in three weeks', police say

Cleophus Cooksey Jr. was arrested after fatally shooting his parents in Phoenix on December 17, but investigators have now tied him to seven other murders. He died a day after he was found with several gunshot wounds. Authorities say Maria Villanueva, 43, was sexually assaulted and murdered by Cooksey on December 16.

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  • I am not a 'racist', says Trump
I am not a 'racist', says Trump

The Foreign Ministry said in an earlier statement that it would provide the US diplomat the opportunity to explain Trump's reported remarks that African countries constitute "s***holes" whose emigres are undesirable. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military". "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting", ...

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  • NI could see 15cm of snow over coming days
NI could see 15cm of snow over coming days

More heavy snow is set to hit parts of Scotland on Wednesday, forecasters have said . The warning remains in place today (Thursday) with high winds and disruption expected to continue into mid-morning. "Other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected". Met Eireann says we will have continued normal weather with sun and rain in the com...

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  • Conde Nast, eBay to auction Golden Globes looks for charity
Conde Nast, eBay to auction Golden Globes looks for charity

Draped in all-black ensembles as a sign of protest against sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and beyond, it was the first time that a vast majority of Globes attendees used fashion to make such an overt political point. The auction will begin at 12pm EST (5pm GMT) on Friday (January 19). Bidders can expect to open their wallets for d...

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  • Dolores O'Riordan's boyfriend reveals he is heartbroken
Dolores O'Riordan's boyfriend reveals he is heartbroken

It was a bonus to work with her in our band D.A.R.K. and witness firsthand her breathtaking and unique talent. Now, O'Riordan's boyfriend has released a heartfelt statement. O'Riordan had spoken in interviews about being sexually abused as a child, her battles with depression and a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. The singer shared on The Cranbe...

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  • Steve Bannon is in the crosshairs of Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Steve Bannon is in the crosshairs of Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Bannon was on Capitol Hill testifying before the House Intelligence Committee when the news broke that Mueller had issued the subpoena for the now-estranged associate of President Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury. The panel's top GOP lawmaker, Rep. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, and Rep. Trey Gowdy , R-S.C., were named as some of ...

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  • Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted on gun charges in Hungary
Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted on gun charges in Hungary

The warrant was issued in September 2016, shortly before President Donald Trump's election to office, and is over "firearm or ammunition abuse". Hungarian news website 444, on which the warrant was originally reported , said the incident in question could date from as far back as 2009, due to a registration number listed on the warrant page.

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  • United Nations envoy 'very hopeful' about solving Macedonia name dispute
United Nations envoy 'very hopeful' about solving Macedonia name dispute

The UN envoy also asked leaders of the opposition parties in both countries to take a "constructive attitude" to help solve the issue. Macedonia's must resolve a decades-long dispute over its name, implement judicial reform and build good relations with neighbouring countries to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Western military allian...

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  • Swedish Skier, Trapped In Gulmarg Avalanche, Dies, Another Rescued
Swedish Skier, Trapped In Gulmarg Avalanche, Dies, Another Rescued

Authorities on Wednesday had issued an avalanche warning in several areas of Kashmir, including Gulmarg. Soon after the avalanche, police launched a search operation and rescued the missing skier identified as Benjamin Asbers, resident of Sweden.

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  • Scotland's weather: More snow and ice into the weekend
Scotland's weather: More snow and ice into the weekend

He said: "We will certainly do everything in our power, coordinating with our partners, Police Scotland primarily but of course with local authorities and others, to ensure we have the resources in strategic locations but we are facing, on top of the amber warning, wider yellow warnings in terms of snow and ice right across the country".

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  • White House says Trump is not campaigning…
White House says Trump is not campaigning…

Pennsylvania's mostly white southwestern region is a bastion of Trump support and was crucial to Trump's 2016 victory in the state. Murphy, who was first elected to the House in 2002, ran unopposed. attorney general. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to join Saccone on the campaign trail on February 2. Trump won the district by almost 20 poi...

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