• Evangelical leader Franklin Graham says Trump is a
Evangelical leader Franklin Graham says Trump is a "changed person"

There is certainly no love lost between the president and the network, with Trump recently tweeting about the government shutdown standoff on Tuesday, referring to "Crazy Jim Acosta of Fake News CNN ". And Trump at the very least has joked about committing violence against the news organization, retweeting a meme of him body slamming " CNN " i...

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  • Gay couple sue after United States grants citizenship to only one twin
Gay couple sue after United States grants citizenship to only one twin

A State Department spokesman, via an emailed statement, said he was unavailable for comment after the lawsuit was filed Monday due to the USA government shutdown at the start of the week. Because they couldn't marry at the time in the US or in Israel, they moved to Canada, where they Wednesday in 2010. The trouble started when they applied for ci...

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  • Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week
Netanyahu, Trump Slated to Meet in Davos This Week

Trump's meeting with Netanyahu will be his first one since he declared that the USA recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a decision that has strained United States ties with some Arab leaders. In Washington Trump said the focus of his Davos trip was economics. Prime Minister Netanyahu will also meet with heads of major corporations. H...

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  • Germany: Far-right AfD politician converts to Islam
Germany: Far-right AfD politician converts to Islam

Now a former high-profile party official has become a Muslim himself. Last summer he criticised Merkel's open border policy, suggesting Germany was mutating into another country . Wagner himself has not commented on his conversion, and he did not respond to requests for an interview from The Washington Post on Wednesday. Polling at 14 percent, t...

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  • Embattled Maine town manager fired after white supremacist firestorm
Embattled Maine town manager fired after white supremacist firestorm

The roughly 45 Jackman residents who crowded into their town hall early Tuesday greeted Kawczynski's ouster as welcome news. It was reported Friday that Kawczynski was the leader of New Albion, a racial segregationist movement that wants to preserve the white majority of northern New England.

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  • Brazilian appeals court upholds ex-president Lula's conviction
Brazilian appeals court upholds ex-president Lula's conviction

The decision could dictate the future of the country, as the 's South America correspondent Katy Watson reports. While Wednesday's verdict wouldn't rule Lula out of the running for good, it does represent a significant blow to his chances. Led by Lula's Workers Party, the left is facing a potential electoral fire-storm, with polls showing it could ...

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  • 2 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack
2 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack

The Taliban was quick to distance themselves from the attack. In a communique issued by the Islamic State and published by the SITE Intelligence Group, ISIS said it had killed over 100 "apostates" in a suicide bombing and raid on the Save the Children office.

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  • Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down
Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down

In a statement provided Wednesday afternoon, a Planned Parenthood official said , "Cecile plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps for Planned Parenthood's future at the upcoming board meeting", which is scheduled for late next week. Could it be that Richards is getting out while she can, before indictments are handed down? "We have to keep figh...

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  • Pope Francis Compares Fake News to Snake in Garden of Eden
Pope Francis Compares Fake News to Snake in Garden of Eden

To achieve a climate of open-minded dialogue, Francis exalted journalists, who have been generally demonized by President Trump and other leaders in efforts to undercut critical coverage. But the pope argues that the most "radical antidote" to the scourge of fake news lies in "purification by the truth". "I have not signed even one", he said, den...

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  • Mother: School shooting took life of a 'perfect sweet soul'
Mother: School shooting took life of a 'perfect sweet soul'

Of the four remaining victims at Vanderbilt, three are in critical but stable condition and one is in stable condition. Bevin said a 15-year-old girl died at the scene and a 15-year-old boy died at a level one trauma center. Three teenagers had gunshot wounds to the head, one to the arm, and another to the chest and stomach according to Oscar G...

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  • Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13
Natalie Portman Tells Women's March Of 'Sexual Terror' At 13

The day after Trump's inauguration previous year, millions of women did the same thing. She said that the shame compounded when a local radio station established a "countdown" until Portman turned 18 - "euphemistically the date that I would be legal to sleep with", she said.

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  • Trump will be 'best salesperson' for United States economy at Davos: WH
Trump will be 'best salesperson' for United States economy at Davos: WH

Ross said "there will be more to come". That said, a president spouting "America First" dictums would not be a natural fit at Davos (pronounced "Da-VOSH"), where the word "protectionism" dare not pass anyone's lips. At a White House press briefing Wednesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders walked back Mnuchin's comments a bit. The White House had...

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  • Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members
Woman Arrested After Allegedly Killing Two Disabled Family Members

Both children are believed to have been severely disabled. At the time of the claims, police were not suspicious of the siblings' deaths but an investigation was launched after new information was received, reported Nine News . Detective Inspector Mark Thompson said the investigation had been complex as some of the alleged incidents occurred a...

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  • India's Modi Claims Economic Protectionism Is Hurting Global Trade
India's Modi Claims Economic Protectionism Is Hurting Global Trade

Though without its biggest member, the USA, the remaining members of the TPP are committing to a deal - Trudeau told business leaders in Davos that a revised agreement had been signed in Tokyo after two days of high-level talks. Modi's comments stood in clear contrast to the policies of US?President Donald Trump, who promotes an "America First" v...

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  • 'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign
'Untenable' - Bolton UKIP chief says party leader Henry Bolton must resign

I will say what I think. If Bolton does not resign, party members will decide his fate at a meeting next month. "On behalf of the local Branch, I humbly apologise for the farce that has ensued and hope our members will understand, that is both unethical and not credible to campaign on behalf of the party in its present state".

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  • Korean delegation checks venues for performances in Seoul
Korean delegation checks venues for performances in Seoul

During working-level talks on January 17, North and South Korean officials agreed on a plan for skiers from both countries to train together at the North's Masik Pass ski resort in Kangwon Province. I don't want a unified team or a unification flag. It may not be that important to the International Olympic Committee in this context? But she doubt...

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  • SSP Rao Anwar put on ECL after attempt to flee country
SSP Rao Anwar put on ECL after attempt to flee country

Anwar was to board a Dubai-bound flight at the Benazir International Airport, Islamabad but was barred by FIA officials from fleeing the country. Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned former SSP Malir Rao on January 27 in "personal capacity".

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  • Pakistan reach Semi-Finals of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018
Pakistan reach Semi-Finals of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

Chasing 190, Pakistan too were off to a shaky start. Bowling first, Pakistan limited the young Proteas on Wednesday to 9-189 in their 50 overs, with only Wandile Makwetu and Jason Niemand scoring more than 30 runs. Earlier in the day, Musa and Afridi blew away South Africa's top order to leave the opposition stranded on 43-4 within 15 ove...

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  • Afghan intelligence release initial findings regarding Kabul Hotel attack
Afghan intelligence release initial findings regarding Kabul Hotel attack

In a statement released on Sunday, Guterres offered his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to those injured. Abbasi brushed off US President Donald Trump's recent tweet accusing Pakistan of "lies and deception" in its commitment to fighting terrorism, as he raised the prospect of charging the United St...

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  • Video of Captive Siblings 'Escaping' Surfaces Amid New Details About Their Parents
Video of Captive Siblings 'Escaping' Surfaces Amid New Details About Their Parents

With the reveal of these details also comes new surveillance footage that may show some of the Turpin kids "escaping" their home . The video is from a security camera belonging to a neighbor of David and Louise Turpin. It is not clear whether the impending move motivated their daughter to make a break for it. Officials say the siblings had been pl...

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  • Gisele Apparently Tried To Have Jay Feely Convince Tom Brady To Retire
Gisele Apparently Tried To Have Jay Feely Convince Tom Brady To Retire

Tom Brady is less than two weeks away from his eighth Super Bowl in his 16 seasons as the Patriots ' starting quarterback, but if his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, had her way this spring, Brady wouldn't be spending the next two weeks preparing for the Eagles .

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  • Camels Were Disqualified From A
Camels Were Disqualified From A "Camel Beauty Contest" For Using Botox

Twelve camels have been disqualified from a camel beauty competition for their owners having used botox. In recent years the Saudi royal family have boosted the profile of the camel festival as they emphasize aspects of traditional culture, while at the same time pushing for societal reform.

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  • Arsene Wenger confirms talks over Aubameyang-Giroud transfer
Arsene Wenger confirms talks over Aubameyang-Giroud transfer

Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger took the decision to leave out the Gabon global again amid reports he is chasing a move to Premier League side Arsenal , who look set to lose forward Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United . According to Sky Sports , Wenger had this to say when he was asked if he was confident of completing the deal: "Confident or n...

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  • Davidson High School Student Arrest for Gun on Bus
Davidson High School Student Arrest for Gun on Bus

A preliminary investigation revealed that a 15-year-old boy had brought a gun to school. They also found a picture of the student with a gun in his waistband wearing the same clothes he did on Friday during school. After checking the bus' surveillance, detectives said the gun fell out of the students pocket. Administrators first alerted police ab...

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  • Nothing new in Shiv Sena boss' speech: BJP
Nothing new in Shiv Sena boss' speech: BJP

Stating that the party in the past had declined to contest elections in other states, the Sena president said , "We then thought that if we contested on the Hindutva agenda in other states, we may end up dividing Hindutva votes..." There has been suspense on this since several months and finally Udhav Thakre brought down the curtains by official...

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