Canada grants asylum to Saudi teen fleeing alleged abuse

The UNHCR welcomed Canada's decision and also acknowledged Thailand had given Qunun temporary refuge. Robertson thanked Trudeau, the UNHCR, and Canada for helping with the case. He described the man as being a governor in Saudi Arabia. One requir... More..

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Dems Looking to Bring Ocasio-Cortez Under Control
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Dems Looking to Bring Ocasio-Cortez Under Control

The former bartender, who joined a climate-change protest in Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during her freshman congressional orientation, also demanded the creation of a specific committee to further the implem...More..

US Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg appears cancer free after surgery
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

US Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg appears cancer free after surgery

Justice Ginsburg is now a three-time cancer survivor, and according to the American Lung Association , most patients are back to their usual lifestyles within a month after a lobectomy. The Trump administratio...More..

'Bird Box' challenge to blame for auto wreck in Utah, police say
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

'Bird Box' challenge to blame for auto wreck in Utah, police say

The driver then pulled a beanie over her eyes and kept driving. The popularity of the challenge even prompted Netflix to issue a warning against unsafe behavior. She tries to guide her children - referred...More..

Jayme Closs escaped and got help
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Jayme Closs escaped and got help

Jayme Closs, 13, was found and a suspect was taken into custody a short time later, according to the department. "We will not be answering any questions or taking calls on this tonight". Hours earlier, Sheriff ...More..

Manafort lied about sharing polling data with Russians, prosecutors allege
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Manafort lied about sharing polling data with Russians, prosecutors allege

In the court papers filed Tuesday, Manafort's lawyers claimed that "he attempted to live up to the requirements of his cooperation agreement and provided meaningful cooperation relating to several key areas und...More..

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun: Saudi teenager who fled family granted United Nations refugee status
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun: Saudi teenager who fled family granted United Nations refugee status

Those claims were among the reasons she gave for fleeing , Thailand's Immigration Police chief said after meeting him Wednesday. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton told reporters on Wednesday - before the ...More..

Deputy AG Rosenstein to Depart After Confirmation of New AG
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Deputy AG Rosenstein to Depart After Confirmation of New AG

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings on January 15 and 16 for Barr , who has come under fire from Democrats for his criticism of the special counsel's Russian Federation probe....More..

20 injured as ‘staff member’ attacks children at primary school in China
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

20 injured as ‘staff member’ attacks children at primary school in China

However, all the children are receiving hospital treatment and an investigation has been launched. Three children suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, the Xicheng district government said on it...More..

TSA workers calling in sick amid shutdown, union says; DHS denies
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

TSA workers calling in sick amid shutdown, union says; DHS denies

Though Department of Homeland Security spokesman Tyler Houlton called the story "fake news," the TSA has admitted that sick calls have increased. Saturday morning on Twitter , President Donald Trump we...More..

Malaysian king abdicates after week of intense speculation
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Malaysian king abdicates after week of intense speculation

Soon after, Malaysia's Council of Rulers held a "rare and unscheduled" meeting , amid speculation Sultan Muhammad would step down. Sultan Muhammad V delayed Mahathir's swearing-in as prime minister after a...More..

China and U.S. to hold trade talks in Beijing
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

China and U.S. to hold trade talks in Beijing

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead a working-level team to China next week for the first round of face-to-face trade talks. In December, Beijing´s commerce ministry said China and th...More..

Jazmine Barnes shooting: man charged with murder in seven-year-old's death
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Jazmine Barnes shooting: man charged with murder in seven-year-old's death

Prosecutors said during Black's 5 a.m. hearing the same tipster identified Larry Woodruffe , 24, as the shooter in the December 30 drive-by killing. Black , who was arrested Saturday afternoon during a traff...More..

Elizabeth Warren Brings 2020 Bid Message To Iowa
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Brings 2020 Bid Message To Iowa

Scott Brown in 2012, and legislation she passed that will drastically lower the cost of hearing aids. We're looking ahead to 2020. "I'm here to ask every one of you to be a part of this", Warren said. Politic...More..

Trump says he needs to deal with Dem leaders to end shutdown
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Trump says he needs to deal with Dem leaders to end shutdown

Democrats have insisted that Trump support reopening the government while the negotiations on the border wall continue, and while they've supported funding for border security, they have opposed money for the U...More..

You Shall Not Impeach! Sarah Sanders Tackles Tlaib’s Anti-Trump Rant
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

You Shall Not Impeach! Sarah Sanders Tackles Tlaib’s Anti-Trump Rant

Tlaib's defiance flew in the face of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's warning to focus on policies the candidates had promised ahead of the November 6 elections. While Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been he...More..

Respect or Use of Force? China-Taiwan Divide Seen Getting Deeper
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Respect or Use of Force? China-Taiwan Divide Seen Getting Deeper

In a speech marking 40 years since the start of improving ties, he reiterated Beijing's call for peaceful unification on a one-country-two-systems basis. Taiwan and China split in a civil war that brought the...More..

Top Republican Graham more upbeat on Syria troop withdrawal after Trump meeting
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Top Republican Graham more upbeat on Syria troop withdrawal after Trump meeting

I'm getting out, we're getting out of Syria. The announcement also had shocked lawmakers and American allies, including Kurds who have fought alongside the US against the Islamic State group and face an exp...More..

Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting

We want to solve that issue. He offered no clues on when the government will reopen. CNN's Phil Mattingly also reported that Trump did not want to look foolish and said so when Schumer pressed him for a thi...More..

Clashes after women enter flashpoint Indian temple
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Clashes after women enter flashpoint Indian temple

Bindu told media that they entered the temple via the VIP lounge and did not take the traditional "pathinettam padi" (holy steps leading to sanctum sanctorum). Devaswom Minister Surendran said that the governme...More..