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Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman at rally

Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman at rally The attacker was apprehended immediately, and while being grappled from behind he shouted "USA" and "F*** the media". The BBC's Ron Skeans was working in the area of a raised camera platform at Trump's campaign event when, he says, a " very hard shove " came out of nowhere. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan Doctors Flood Border Bridge Pleading for Humanitarian U.S. Aid

Venezuelan Doctors Flood Border Bridge Pleading for Humanitarian U.S. Aid The opposition says the USA -backed aid including food and medicine is needed due to Maduro's mishandling of the once-buoyant OPEC nation's economy, and they are working to get it delivered. He also announced a second collection point for the aid across the border in Brazil. But Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said the armed forces were deploying a "reinforced presence all along the border". [Full Article...]

Air New Zealand plane takes off from Auckland, lands in scandal

Air New Zealand plane takes off from Auckland, lands in scandal DPA added that that the aircraft returned to Auckland about five hours after taking off and did not have permission from the Chinese authorities to land. Relations between the two countries have become increasingly strained in recent months, following a recommendation from New Zealand's spy agency that the roll-out of 5G by Huawei posed "significant national security risks". [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren Makes Surprise Appearance At Native American Conference

Elizabeth Warren Makes Surprise Appearance At Native American Conference The moment marked a notable shift in tone for Warren, who has been reluctant to take on Trump directly by name since she announced her exploratory campaign on New Year's Eve . Haaland introduced Warren onstage, saying, "Indian Country needs strong allies like Elizabeth Warren , whose unwavering commitment to Native communities and Native American women and children is needed in this political ... [Full Article...]

Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire

Seventeen die in Delhi hotel fire At least 35 people were injured in the blaze, said Madhur Verma, deputy commissioner of police ( New Delhi ), adding that one person was still missing. They said wooden panelling in the corridors of the hotel contributed to the quick spread of the fire. According to the fire officer, the hotel had fire-fighting equipment, but it is not known whether it was functional or not. [Full Article...]

North Korea and South Korea Want To Host The 2023 Olympics Together

North Korea and South Korea Want To Host The 2023 Olympics Together At their first meeting in Singapore a year ago, the notoriously unpredictable US president had made a shock decision to suspend US-South Korea military drills. But both sides worked to hammer out an agreement to minimise the impact on South Koreans working on USA military bases, and focus on nuclear talks ahead of a second U.S. [Full Article...]

Newborn baby rescued from underground storm drain in Durban

Newborn baby rescued from underground storm drain in Durban THE newborn baby who was trapped in a storm water drain has been rescued and is a stable condition. He immediately raised the alarm and a full rescue operation swung into action involving the police, ambulance and fire brigade in Durban, South Africa . [Full Article...]

Snow to arrive late Sunday in DC, could impact Monday morning commute

Snow to arrive late Sunday in DC, could impact Monday morning commute Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the storm. The National Weather Service says light snow has started to make its way into the interior lowlands Sunday afternoon. DC will see light snow switching over to a mixture of sleet and rain Monday morning. The Seattle Police Department tweeted that additional resources have been dedicated to getting the homeless community ... [Full Article...]

Cavusoglu: US-Turkish Task Force to Coordinate Withdrawal from Syria

Cavusoglu: US-Turkish Task Force to Coordinate Withdrawal from Syria An SDF statement said the offensive was focused on the village of Baghouz. Over the last four years of the anti-ISIS fight the U.S. has invested in some infrastructure in eastern Syria, including some small bases, observation points and airstrips. [Full Article...]

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn't interfered in Mueller investigation

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn't interfered in Mueller investigation When Nadler gaveled the hearing into a five-minute recess, Whitaker said into an open mic: "Five minutes for lunch?" "We're not joking here and your humor is not acceptable", said Texas Rep. "I have not talked to the president of the United States about the special counsel investigation", Mr Whitaker told the House Judiciary Committee. Here's one: Trump's acting attorney general involved in ... [Full Article...]

US, North Korean negotiators to meet again before Vietnam summit

US, North Korean negotiators to meet again before Vietnam summit Trump is now confirming that the talks will be on February 27 and 28 in Hanoi, and said he expects North Korea to "become a great Economic Powerhouse" because of how great and capable Kim is. A fresh example came in December, when a phone call with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan prompted Trump's declaration that he's withdrawing USA soldiers stationed in Syria. [Full Article...]

Canada: Serial killer of gay men gets life sentence

Canada: Serial killer of gay men gets life sentence The Crown had sought a life sentence with no chance of parole for 50 years, while the defence had asked that McArthur be eligible for parole in 25 years. "The ability to decapitate, dismember his victims and do it repeatedly, is pure evil", he said. Two police investigations into the missing men returned no leads, even though McArthur's name came up during one investigation, and he was as a ... [Full Article...]

White House physician declares Trump 'in very good health' after exam

White House physician declares Trump 'in very good health' after exam Conley said Trump did not undergo any procedures requiring sedation or anesthesia, meaning he did not have a colonoscopy. A White House official said Trump was examined by a team of doctors led by Conley, a Navy officer. According to Jackson past year, Trump's secret is genes. With the White House kitchen too understaffed to cater a meal, Trump stepped in: He ordered burgers, french fries and ... [Full Article...]

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump attorney general nominee

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump attorney general nominee Democrats have also criticized a memo Barr wrote to the Justice Department before his nomination in which he criticized Mueller's investigation for the way it was presumably looking into whether Trump had obstructed justice. Democrats have also criticized Barr for not committing to publicly releasing Mueller's findings. A year ago he sent an unsolicited legal opinion to the Justice Departmen... [Full Article...]

Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'talked of a bullet for Khashoggi'

Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'talked of a bullet for Khashoggi' Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "We know that the Crown Prince did not order this. It has also called for an global inquiry. The crown prince's comments to a top aide in 2017 were made well before Khashoggi was killed last October in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Times reported, citing current and former ... [Full Article...]

King Says Princess 'Cannot' Run for Office

King Says Princess 'Cannot' Run for Office But in practical terms, she today enjoys all, or most, of the same privileges as her siblings - except she is expected to be subservient to her younger brother, the king. She lost her special royal titles more than four decades ago when she married a commoner, an American, but is still called and widely regarded as a princess. [Full Article...]

Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam 'Must Resign'

Virginia Democrat Gov. Ralph Northam 'Must Resign' But before his ascendency could be complete, Professor Vanessa Tyson came forward with allegations of sexual assault against Fairfax. Tyson described herself as a "proud Democrat ", whose only interest was to refute the "falsehoods and aspersions of my character", she wrote. [Full Article...]

Road crews on standby for flooding ahead of Storm Erik

Road crews on standby for flooding ahead of Storm Erik It has now landed safely at Manchester. Footage showed a British Airways plane forced to abandon its initial landing at Heathrow airport after strong winds put the aircraft off-balance seconds before it was about to touch down. The warning is in effect in Galway from 5am on Friday morning until 1pm in the afternoon. A statement on the Met Office website said: "A swathe of very strong westerl... [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Announces First Rally of 2019

Trump Campaign Announces First Rally of 2019 Congressional Democrats have not acceded to Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a border wall. As President Donald Trump prepares for his first campaign rally of 2019 in El Paso , Texas, former Texas Rep. The Republican president cited El Paso on Tuesday in his State of the Union address as an example of a city he says became safer after a barrier was installed. [Full Article...]

Whitaker Cuts off Nadler: 'I See That Your Five Minutes is Up

Whitaker Cuts off Nadler: 'I See That Your Five Minutes is Up Whitaker said that there are several instances of "ongoing litigation" on the matter and that he could not draw conclusions at this time. Hours later, Nadler responded that if Whitaker appeared before the panel "prepared to respond to questions from our members, then I assure you there will be no need for the committee to issue a subpoena on or before February 8". [Full Article...]


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