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Blind, burrowing creature named after Trump

Blind, burrowing creature named after Trump

The creature was discovered in Panama and its naming rights were auctioned to raise money for the Rainforest Trust . A recently discovered, wormlike amphibian can officially call President Donald T...

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Man Who Crashed Into Four Ferraris Gets Help To Pay For Damages

Man Who Crashed Into Four Ferraris Gets Help To Pay For Damages

The incident has sparked a media frenzy, due to the size of the fix bills and because Lin comes from a single-parent family and had to drop out of college to help his mother, who runs a small joss pap...

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UK PM May urges devolved nations to back her Brexit deal

UK PM May urges devolved nations to back her Brexit deal

With just 100 days until Britain is due to leave the EU, May has yet to win the support of a deeply divided parliament for the deal she struck last month with Brussels. Unlike a vote aimed at the prim...

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Top German Journalist Admits To Faking Stories For Years

Top German Journalist Admits To Faking Stories For Years

A recent victor of CNN's " Journalist of the Year " has admitted to fabricating reports for years "on a grand scale" while at Der Spiegel , a German publication, which warned his other media organi...

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New Zealand to vote on legalising marijuana in referendum

New Zealand to vote on legalising marijuana in referendum

Justice Minister Andrew Little said the government had agreed to the timetable, and the result of the referendum would be binding. Among the details still being discussed is the wording of the ...

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US State Department Clears $3.5B Sale of Patriot Missiles to Turkey

US State Department Clears $3.5B Sale of Patriot Missiles to Turkey

Turkey has requested the possible sale of four (4) AN/MPQ-65 Radar Sets, four (4) Engagement Control Stations, ten (10) Antenna Mast Groups (AMGs), twenty (20) M903 Launching Stations, eighty (80) Pa...

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Grace Mugabe Faces Arrest?

Grace Mugabe Faces Arrest?

Police spokesman Vishnu Naidoo said it related to an alleged attack in an upmarket Johannesburg neighbourhood previous year. The South African Police Services spokesperson confirmed an arrest warran...

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Post-Brexit, UK to treat Indian, EU citizens on par for visas

Post-Brexit, UK to treat Indian, EU citizens on par for visas

A new visa route for skilled migrants and scrapping of the annual 20,700 limit for work permits are among proposals outlined in a white paper announced by home secretary Sajid Javid . The Home Offi...

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Washington DC sues Facebook over privacy scandal

Washington DC sues Facebook over privacy scandal

The company's "lax oversight and misleading privacy settings" allowed United Kingdom political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to gain access to the personal information of Facebook users without th...

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Donald Trump 'orders immediate and full withdrawal of United States troops from Syria'

Donald Trump 'orders immediate and full withdrawal of United States troops from Syria'

As recently as nine hours prior to Trump's tweet , United States forces were engaging ISIS targets. DoD officials say that the troop withdrawal will betray Kurdish allies fighting alongside U.S. ...

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NAACP CEO: Facebook allowed their tool to 'fester racial hatred'

NAACP CEO: Facebook allowed their tool to 'fester racial hatred'

The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) called for a boycott of Facebook services (FB, Instagram , WhatsApp) on 18 December, saying the company engaged with partisa...

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Leading firms 'watching in horror' over no-deal Brexit plans

Leading firms 'watching in horror' over no-deal Brexit plans

The Prime Minister's Brexit deal remains the preferred outcome for the Government but with just over 100 days until the UK's departure from the bloc the intensity of preparations for crashing out ...

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3rd Canadian detained in China, Global Affairs says

3rd Canadian detained in China, Global Affairs says

Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Huawei and daughter of its founder, was arrested at the request of the USA on suspicion that she had been seeking to circumvent US sanctions on Iran . ...

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United Nations finds Hezbollah tunnels under Israeli side of border

United Nations finds Hezbollah tunnels under Israeli side of border

Addressing the same gathering, Rodney Hunter - the political coordinator of the US Mission to the UN - said , "The United States strongly supports Israel's efforts to defend its sovereignty and uncon...

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Nigel Farage Reacts To Corbyn's

Nigel Farage Reacts To Corbyn's "Stupid Woman" Remark

And Health Secretary Matt Hancock added: "The mask slips". "Talking to the Daily Telegraph, the unnamed MP said: "[He] went on to say either "f****** useless or f****** outrageous, but I am clear th...

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DoJ: Mueller's Russian Federation probe has cost more than $25M

DoJ: Mueller's Russian Federation probe has cost more than $25M

Trump directed the hush payments to the two women shortly before the election and knew that doing so was wrong, Cohen said in a television interview aired on Friday. Sam Patten pleaded guilty in Aug...

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Michelle Obama after Trump's inauguration: 'Bye, Felicia!'

Michelle Obama after Trump's inauguration: 'Bye, Felicia!'

Obama was on " The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon " to promote her best-selling memoir " Becoming ". " Bye, Felicia! " Obama interrupted, to uproarious laughter from the crowd, and a doubled-ove...

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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice reform bill

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice reform bill

Trump tweets, "America is the greatest Country in the world and my job is to fight for ALL citizens, even those who have made mistakes". "We can not accept the offer they made of a billion-dollar ...

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Trump to announce United States will withdraw troops from Syria

Trump to announce United States will withdraw troops from Syria

A complete withdrawal would still leave 5,200 USA troops across the border in Iraq. The U-turn in policy was made by President Trump, who has consistently spoken of his desire to get out of Syria, a...

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Blast smashes windows, wrecks offices in

Blast smashes windows, wrecks offices in "attack on democracy" in Greece

Major damage resulted but no one was injured. A few years ago, the Greek government tried not to grant the national license, but the issue reached the European Union, which forced the authorities to...

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High surf hits San Diego coastline

The waves are expected to start dying down on Tuesday. Elliot Helman lives a few blocks away and said, "I'm disappointed". The office urged inexperienced swimmers and surfers to stay out of the wate...

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Haley: Israel Wants, But Doesn't Need, a Peace Agreement

Haley: Israel Wants, But Doesn't Need, a Peace Agreement

At her last UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, the outgoing U.S. envoy heaped praise on the Trump Administration's peace plan which aims to make a breakthrough in the stalled peace process in the...

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Trump Administration Bans 'Bump Stocks' Used In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Trump Administration Bans 'Bump Stocks' Used In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The amended rule was met nearly immediately with resistance from gun rights advocates, including Gun Owners of America , which said it would file a lawsuit against the Justice Department and ATF to p...

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Iran hopes to agree with Russian Federation and Turkey on Syrian constitution forum

Iran hopes to agree with Russian Federation and Turkey on Syrian constitution forum

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem, in comments reported by state media on Monday, said it was "early to talk about" the constitutional committee starting work. The 150-member committee, which h...

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Texas Teacher's Suit Challenges Law Against BDS

Texas Teacher's Suit Challenges Law Against BDS

She told the news site that the district renewed her contract each year without incident, but when she received the documents for the 2018-19 school year in August, Amawi said it included a new clau...

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Trump signs order to create a US Space Command

Trump signs order to create a US Space Command

Trump's order accelerates what has been a decades-long effort to reorganize and improve the military's technological advances in space, which at times has gotten less attention as the Air Force has...

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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation

The resignation comes two days after demonstrations against the pact in central Brussels descended into scuffles, with police forced to use tear gas and water cannons to restore order. King Philippe o...

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Did Airbnb backtrack on blacklisting Judea and Samaria?

Did Airbnb backtrack on blacklisting Judea and Samaria?

Airbnb says recent reports that the company has reversed its decision to ban home listings in Judea and Samaria are "inaccurate". Airbnb has denied reports that claimed it was reversing its decisi...

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Minister to quit politics over sex scandal

Minister to quit politics over sex scandal

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg today described the behaviour as "inappropriate" and today he has fallen on his sword. While the scandal seems likely to impact voter sentiment at the next federal electi...

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Woman arrested in MTA bus slashing

The 22-year-old victim was aboard a BX19 bus around 2:30 p.m. near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue in Melrose when she touched the woman's dog, prompting a fight between them, according to cops. T...

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China takes aim at Japan's plan to boost defence spending

China takes aim at Japan's plan to boost defence spending

The guidelines would replace Japan's current defence plan halfway through and underscore Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to expand Japan's military role and capability to make Japan what Abe has ca...

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White House backs down on U.S. government shutdown threat

White House backs down on U.S. government shutdown threat

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday said President Trump is throwing a "temper tantrum" over the border security funding battle, but House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says that Schumer is t...

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Air strikes, clashes in Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire: Pro-govt sources

Air strikes, clashes in Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire: Pro-govt sources

A source in the Saudi-backed government confirmed the date and said it was officially communicated to both parties in a letter from special Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths. The two sides also agreed to...

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Rescue bid launched for stricken Russian cargo ship off Falmouth

Rescue bid launched for stricken Russian cargo ship off Falmouth

Eyewitnesses said the Russian vessel, which had 18 crew on board and was not carrying any cargo, had been successfully re-floated this afternoon. On BBC Radio Cornwall, Marc Thomas, the coastguard's...

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Trump Foundation to dissolve amid lawsuit with New York’s attorney general

Trump Foundation to dissolve amid lawsuit with New York’s attorney general

The Trump Foundation has been under investigation for months due to numerous indications that the president and his family used it to break campaign finance laws, abused its tax-exempt status, and e...

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