• Paris attack suspect refuses to attend trial
Paris attack suspect refuses to attend trial

The Belgian-born French national refused to confirm his identity to the court, refused to stand up twice, once citing fatigue, and refused all photos and video images. Abdeslam and two suspects were hiding in an apartment when police arrived for a routine search. The defendant's brother, Brahim, was among the Paris attackers and died in a suici...

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  • Philadelphia Eagles players are already boycotting Trump White House visit
Philadelphia Eagles players are already boycotting Trump White House visit

Eagles saftety Malcolm Jenkins says he won't attend White House celebration. Trump has been critical of players who protest inequality during the national anthem , calling former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and others " sons of bitches " who deserve to be fired.

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  • Slick roads cause pile-ups in Missouri
Slick roads cause pile-ups in Missouri

Five people died and dozens were injured in more than 650 crashes on snow-covered Missouri roads, and authorities said up to 50 vehicles collided on a freeway in Iowa. Lane R. Hudspeth, 22, of Salem, received moderate injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Phelps County Regional Medical Center for treatment via Steelville Ambulanc...

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  • Conor McGregor would 'destroy' Floyd Mayweather in UFC fight - Michael Bisping
Conor McGregor would 'destroy' Floyd Mayweather in UFC fight - Michael Bisping

While Bisping believes it would be a one sided contest - just as it was when Mayweather beat McGregor in the ring - the MMA fighter would tune in to watch. "It takes so long to learn-so long to put the pieces of the puzzle together, so long to learn the grappling the transitions from the striking to the grappling".

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  • Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists
Hong Kong top court overturns prison sentences for activists

Chow said the refusal of governments in Hong Kong and Beijing to allow the people of Hong Kong genuine universal suffrage and attempts to use a fake consultation to fool the public were acts of violence in themselves. Tuesday's win is not the end for Wong as he's now out on bail appealing a separate conviction for contempt of court, also stemming f...

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  • Mike Pence won't allow North Korea to
Mike Pence won't allow North Korea to "hijack" messaging at Winter Olympics

Warmbier died on June 19, 2017, at the age of 22, just six days after he was evacuated from North Korea . Kim is North Korea's nominal head of state but the true power lies in the hands of Kim Jong-un, the country's supreme leader. Games organizers have picked up on Moon's theme of peace and reconciliation. If North Korea's leaders expect partic...

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  • Guns, gold and gas: What UN sanctions target North Korea?
Guns, gold and gas: What UN sanctions target North Korea?

It says, "North Korea is flouting recent resolutions by exploiting global oil supply chains, complicit foreign nationals, offshore company registries and the worldwide banking system". It has also allegedly supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar. The report said North Korea was helping Syria develop chemical weapons and was providing ballistic m...

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  • Lucky Journalist Found Classified US DHS Docs Jeopardizing Super Bowl
Lucky Journalist Found Classified US DHS Docs Jeopardizing Super Bowl

The employee also found travel documents for a government scientist in charge of BioWatch , a DHS program that conducted the simulated attacks in preparation for the big game in Minneapolis on February 4, according to CNN . "In the end, confidence in the federal government at a time of crisis is what the American public deserves". Further, the ...

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  • Pence to Cast Cold Eye on North Korea in Olympic Staredown
Pence to Cast Cold Eye on North Korea in Olympic Staredown

North Korea is sending its nominal head of state, Kim Jong Nam - the highest-level visitor to the South from the North in recent memory. Picking his younger sibling would've been symbolic but politically provocative, because she would have been the first Kim family member to visit South Korea .

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  • Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet
Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet

But to CBS News, she made a point of noting how others quoted in the AP report "got hundreds more--hundreds, and I get a dollar-fifty per paycheck more , so it shows me that he might not have read the whole article". Nancy Pelosi referred to these as crumbs . So Randy Bryce is using Paul Ryan's own ignorance against him which is a phenomenal c...

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  • Russian Federation deploys missiles in Baltic Sea exclave
Russian Federation deploys missiles in Baltic Sea exclave

Vladimir Shamanov, the head of the Russian State Duma's Defense Committee, confirmed the deployment of the missiles in remarks carried by Russian news agencies on February 5. "Iskander was to be unloaded in the Kaliningrad port at 12 p.m.", Karoblis said in Rukla. "On Monday, Iskander missiles are being stationed in Kaliningrad for permanent pres...

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  • Eight Year Old Corona Girl Dies Of Flu
Eight Year Old Corona Girl Dies Of Flu

The youngster was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. It was not immediately clear if the girl had any pre-existing health conditions that may have contributed to her death. There have been more than 36,000 confirmed flu cases in New York State in the past two months and more than 9,000 hospitalizations. "I am urging everyon...

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  • United States stocks suffer worst falls
United States stocks suffer worst falls

Asian markets plunged on Tuesday as investors dumped stocks following heavy falls in the US. "Even though the stock market tripled under Bill Clinton , his view was that you should always focus your policies and your public messages on bread-and-butter kitchen table issues ...

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  • Market drop: Trump focused on long-term 'fundamentals'
Market drop: Trump focused on long-term 'fundamentals'

Trump's conflation of the stock market and the broader economy was problematic to begin with, given that almost half of the country has nothing invested in the market. And it never made sense for Trump to take credit for a stock market that has been gaining steadily since it recovered from the financial collapse of 2008.

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  • House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo
House intelligence committee votes to release Democratic response to GOP memo

Trump took to Twitter to proclaim his innocence and denounce the investigation a day after he authorized the release of the contentious classified memo. Utah. Rep. Chris Stewart said last week that he would also vote for it. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on Trump to support the release of the House Democrats' memo, calling...

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  • Military jet crashes into residential street in Japan - house set ablaze
Military jet crashes into residential street in Japan - house set ablaze

The body of Hiroki Takayama, a 26-year-old master sergeant and copilot of the chopper, was discovered Monday evening. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera expressed concern the accident took place in a residential area, while the government ordered the SDF's 12 other AH-64D helicopters to be grounded and inspections to be carried out on the entire h...

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  • Emma Bunton Dishes On What Went Down During THAT Spice Girls Reunion!
Emma Bunton Dishes On What Went Down During THAT Spice Girls Reunion!

Not Too Many Endorsements In addition to a potential television program, there are also claims that the main reason the Spice Girls have reformed is to explore endorsement deals, though what that would entail and which companies might be involved of course hasn't been noted yet.

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  • Hrithik Roshan sheds action hero image to play mathematician Anand Kumar
Hrithik Roshan sheds action hero image to play mathematician Anand Kumar

The first schedule of Super 30 had kicked off in Mumbai on January 22 as Hrithik had tweeted "On the auspicious day of Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami, I am beginning my journey of Super 30 where I am playing a teacher for the first time".

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  • Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province
Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

In apparent retaliation, rockets were fired on Damascus's Bab al-Touma neighbourhood, killing three civilians, the state news agency SANA reported. Global concern has been growing over the fate of eastern Ghouta as bombardment by the Syrian military and Russian Federation has increased in recent months and as shortages of food and medicine have l...

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  • Two Kenyan TV stations shuttered by govt resume broadcasts
Two Kenyan TV stations shuttered by govt resume broadcasts

The unprecedented censorship sparked vocal criticism from the USA, the United Nations and ex-colonial ruler Britain. The government has ignored a court order issued on Thursday that the stations be allowed to reopen. Odinga insists he, not Kenyatta, was the true victor of a disputed presidential election last August. It was seen as an example o...

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  • Russian plane shot down in Syria; pilot killed
Russian plane shot down in Syria; pilot killed

The jet was struck by a shoulder-launched anti-aircraft Manpad missile. The report said the pilot ejected before the crash, but then was killed in fighting with "terrorists". The rare downing of a Russian jet in Syria comes amid increasing airstrikes in support of the Syrian regime's offensive in Idlib and other remaining rebel-held are...

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  • Metuh Arrives Court On Stretcher
Metuh Arrives Court On Stretcher

Metuh who has been receiving treatment at the hospital, however, arrived the court in the hospital's ambulance and on stretcher. After seeing the former spokesperson on a stretcher the judge adjourned the matter till March 15. He said, "I have just been served a few moments ago with an affidavit of facts referred to by the learned counsel for the...

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  • China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts
China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts

Beijing has nearly finished building military installations in the seven reefs claimed by Manila in the Spratly archipelago, according to a Philippine Daily Inquirer report, in a move described by observers as part of China's bid to cement its control over the contested waters.

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  • Lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe
Lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

He also called the investigation "an American disgrace". This week in the Russian Federation investigations: The much-talked-about memo finally made its public debut. Republicans have warned that the document might contain too much classified information to release, and even if the motion succeeds, Trump has five days to block it.

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  • At GOP retreat, a memo and more muddled path forward on immigration
At GOP retreat, a memo and more muddled path forward on immigration

Among the potential items conservatives have put on the table: ending the legal diversity visa lottery, the family reunification immigration program, cracking down on so-called "sanctuary cities" and tightening up requirements for those seeking asylum in the United States.

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