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Dec 26 2018

Donald Trump: Government stays closed as long as Dems reject wall

Before an unusual Christmas morning session with reporters in the Oval Office, on Day 4 of a partial government shutdown that hinges on his demand for wall funding, Tr...

Dec 26 2018

8-Year-Old Boy Dies on Christmas Morning in Border Control Custody

The boy's death comes weeks after the December 8 death of 7-year-old Jackeline Caal, a Guatemalan girl who died from dehydration in DHS custody after crossing the border...

Dec 26 2018

Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit

He said: "I call on everyone not to forget what we owe them". Erdogan and Trump agreed in a phone call on Sunday to establish military and diplomatic coordination to ...

Dec 25 2018

Israel to hold parliamentary elections in April, Benjamin Netanyahu's office says

As a result, Mr Netanyahu convened his fellow coalition faction leaders and the decision was made to dissolve parliament and go to elections. The likelihood of an early...

Dec 25 2018

Indonesia Tsunami Death Toll Rises as Scientists Look For Answers

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said more than 600 homes, many hotels and vendor stalls, and more than 400 boats and ships were damaged. Richard Teeuw, a g...

Dec 25 2018

Trump plans to pull thousands of troops out of Afghanistan

The expected United States move comes days after Taliban had reiterated its demand of withdrawal of the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops from the Afghan ...

Dec 25 2018

Here's How You Can Track Santa on iPhone, iPad and the Web

These days, the North American Aerospace Defense Command tracks the old guy and shows what he's up to by way of the Internet or mobile devices, with a website available i...

Dec 25 2018

Almost 200 Canadians detained in China, say federal officials

United Kingdom foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a statement the United Kingdom is confident Canada is respecting its extradition treaty with the USA and that he ...

Dec 25 2018

Turkish coordination with USA in Syria not limited to military coordination

Mattis resigned in disagreement over Trump's Syria decision, which will likely empower Russian Federation and Iran and leave Syrian Kurds - staunch United States allies -...

Dec 25 2018

Democrats slam Trump for Dow's historic Christmas Eve collapse

Monday and Tuesday, Christmas Eve and Christmas, respectively, are federal holidays, meaning the government would have been closed anyway. Like Mattis, the special pres...

Dec 25 2018

Mostly sunny to partly cloudy Christmas Eve

Those dreaming of a white Christmas are likely to be sorely disappointed. Temperatures in Hong Kong are expected to drop to as low as 11 degrees Celsius as the city u...

Dec 22 2018

USA says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Thursday that the United States has told Mexico that individuals entering the U.S. illegally or entering with...

Dec 21 2018

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to retire in February

On Thursday, Mattis stepped down citing the fact his views no longer aligned with Trump's a day after the White House announced that USA troops were leaving Syria. In Aug...

Dec 21 2018

Russian Federation accuses USA of raising risk of nuclear war

He added that Russian Federation only wishes to carve out a respectable seat at the table, one in which Moscow has equal standing with other major powers. "We are aimin...

Dec 21 2018

Australia joins Western assault on Chinese IP theft

Mr MacGibbon said the recent developments highlight the need for companies and organisations to be smarter with their cyber security. This campaign is one of the most...

Dec 21 2018

Trump Foundation to Sell Tim Tebow-Autographed Broncos Helmet

Trump's business and political interests", she said. A spokeswoman for Attorney General Barbara Underwood says the Trump Foundation only sought to dissolve after it fou...

Dec 21 2018

Donald Trump: 'We have to put safety first' with border wall funding

Trump is facing a backlash from conservative supporters who've urging to him to stick with an earlier pledge to force a shutdown in hopes of securing money for his long-...

Dec 21 2018

North Korea says it won't give up nukes until USA does

After a flurry of activity surrounding this spring's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the pace of public diplomatic activity...

Dec 21 2018

Turkey, Russia, Iran call for 'viable, Syrian-led' political process in Geneva

During the talks, efforts to hold the first meeting of the Constitutional Committee in early 2019 in Geneva were agreed upon, the official statement said. De Mistura sa...

Dec 20 2018

Explosion at Japan restaurant injures 42

The fire from the blast spread to neighboring buildings, and debris blasted out by the explosion shattered the windows of nearby apartments and restaurants, according to ...