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Man hijacks bus, kills 5 in southern China: media reports

Man hijacks bus, kills 5 in southern China: media reports

Police have detained the suspect and case is being investigated, the statement said, without giving details. Twenty-one people have also been injured in the incident, Chinese media reported. In late N...

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Cloudy with chance of showers for Christmas Eve

Cloudy with chance of showers for Christmas Eve

East wind around 5 miles per hour. The models are hinting at a deformation zone setting up on the backside of the low overnight which can put down a quick shot of heavy snow. South wind 5 to 10 miles ...

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Netanyahu: Israel Able To Contain Iran In Syria After U.S. Pullout

Netanyahu: Israel Able To Contain Iran In Syria After U.S. Pullout

Washington and Arab allies, the newspaper said , claim that such moves would diminish the perceived threat posed by the presence of Iranian military advisers and Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance move...

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China 'resolutely opposes' demands for release of detained Canadians

China 'resolutely opposes' demands for release of detained Canadians

China accused Britain and the European Union of hypocrisy on Monday over their support of Canada's detention concerns, stating Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained for national security con...

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Warsaw ghetto uprising: Simcha Kazik Rotem is dead

Warsaw ghetto uprising: Simcha Kazik Rotem is dead

By 1942, he was a part of the armed resistance against the Nazis. The last survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Simcha Rotem, also known by his underground nickname "Kazik", died in Jerusalem Satu...

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420,000 Employees Will Go Without Pay During Government Shutdown

420,000 Employees Will Go Without Pay During Government Shutdown

Funding for the Violence Against Women Act has also stopped with the government shutdown . Exactly what it sounds like. Rep. Scott Perry, R. -Pennsylvania, told Politico that furloughs have no im...

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Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Those who follow along with the Santa Tracker also have the opportunity to learn about areas around the world he visits. "OK, thank you", Trump said in an exchange in which only his side could be he...

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Pope Francis rebukes priestly sex abusers

Pope Francis rebukes priestly sex abusers

Going forward, he urged those who have been victims of sexual abuse , abuse of power and abuse of conscience to speak out. "Let it be clear that before these abominations the church will spare no e...

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Democrats say Trump 'plunging country into chaos'

Senate leader Chuck Schumer met Pence on Saturday at the request of the White House . "It's Christmas Eve and President Trump is plunging the country into chaos", they said , pointing to problem...

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Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

An archaeologist inspects the remains of a horse skeleton in the Pompeii archaeological site, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. Archaeologists at the luxurious Villa dei Misteri have previously found ...

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Dreaming of a white Christmas? Be careful what you wish for

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Be careful what you wish for

Overnight rain may see a dash of snow mixed in, and cold temperatures could lead to freezing on the roadways for the Monday morning rush. "It is going to be an absolutely attractive, clear, sunny ...

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Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation' to visit Turkey in 2019

Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation' to visit Turkey in 2019

Donald Trump is "open" to the possibility of holding a face to face meeting with the Turkish President, the White House said, after Erdogan invited the US President to visit Ankara next year. Turkish ...

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FM Qureshi to leave for three-day four-nation visit on Monday

FM Qureshi to leave for three-day four-nation visit on Monday

Earlier, Qureshi accompanied by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua visited Kabul to discuss further strengthening of bilateral relations and to brief President Ashraf Ghani and Foreign Minister Salahudd...

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Former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrat party Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

Former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrat party Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

He was a strong supporter of Clegg's controversial decision to take the party into coalition with the Conservatives in 2010. "You created and led a party to achieve that". "He was a personal example...

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Mattis Gives His Final Christmas Message to the Troops

Sen. "General Mattis did not see this as a problem". A senior official said a specific plan was being worked on. "And what the Mattis letter has done in a monumental way is to push Republicans int...

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Afghanistan hits out at Taliban over refusal to negotiate

Afghanistan hits out at Taliban over refusal to negotiate

Pakistan on Saturday welcomed President Donald Trump's decision to slash United States troop numbers in Afghanistan , calling it a step towards peace in the war-torn nation. Some 8,000 troops from...

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Mexico state governor and senator husband die in helicopter crash

Mexico state governor and senator husband die in helicopter crash

Marko Cortes, head of the center-right National Action Party, said via Twitter he was deeply saddened to hear about the accident in which Alonso, Moreno and others were killed. From 2015, Puebla Fir...

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Italy's Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Mount Etna is the largest of Italy's three active volcanoes. The Mount Etna observatory reported lava flows from the volcano and a new fracture opening on its southeast crater. Catania airport said...

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Dozens killed in attack on Kabul government building

Dozens killed in attack on Kabul government building

On December 20, an official in the United States said President Donald Trump was planning to pull at least 5,000 US troops out of Afghanistan in the near future. A fourth attacker died in the auto bom...

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U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

USA authorities were told Warmbier had been in a coma for more than a year of his imprisonment, since April 2016 - two months after being forced to recite a videotaped confession in which he said he t...

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Japan emperor draws huge birthday crowd before abdication next year

Japan emperor draws huge birthday crowd before abdication next year

Beloved Japanese Emperor Akihito has released his final annual birthday statement before he abdicates the throne in April - the first Japanese monarch to do so in 200 years. In his address, Empero...

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Al-Qaeda getting ready to attack passenger planes: British Security Minister

Speaking to The Sunday Times , the United Kingdom security chief referenced the foiled alleged Etihad bomb plot at Sydney airport in 2017. Wallace said the technology being developed could include ...

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GOP Sen. Bob Corker Snaps Back at Trump’s Jab: #AlertTheDaycareStaff

GOP Sen. Bob Corker Snaps Back at Trump’s Jab: #AlertTheDaycareStaff

Senator Bob Coker (R-TN) took to CNN's State of the Union today, speaking out against Donald Trump's government shutdown over the President's desire for billions of dollars in border wall fundin...

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PHOTOS of Runaway Dubai Princess Released for First Time Since Her Disappearance

PHOTOS of Runaway Dubai Princess Released for First Time Since Her Disappearance

The communique, published by the state-run WAM news agency, was accompanied by photos of the princess talking and having dinner with Mary Robinson, a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and a...

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With budget talks stalled, US girds for lengthy government shutdown

With budget talks stalled, US girds for lengthy government shutdown

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House, also warned on Saturday that the shutdown may not be resolved until early January, when her party takes control of the chamber. And in October 2016, he s...

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Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas rejects Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas called on the Palestinian people and other political factions to stop Abbas, whose party holds administrative control of parts of the occupied West Bank. "We resorted to the Constitutional Court...

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Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

On Sulawesi, thousands of residents still live in tented camps, according to Mueller. Anak Krakatau, which means child of Krakatau, has been spewing ash and lava for months. Some roads remained bloc...

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Strasbourg market gunman pledged allegiance to IS - 12/22/2018 7:52:34 AM

Strasbourg market gunman pledged allegiance to IS - 12/22/2018 7:52:34 AM

Chekatt was shot dead, after a manhunt lasting two days, in the Neudorf-Meinau district of the city, two kilometres from where he shot passers-by and stabbed people on December 11. According to witnes...

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Deceased President: George Bush supported secretly Philippine young

Deceased President: George Bush supported secretly Philippine young

Bush also occasionally sent gifts to Timothy, who spoke in his letters of loving to draw, and playing basketball and guitar. Dear Timothy, I want to be Your new penpal. "He was really pushing the en...

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Hundreds evacuated from Sydney apartment block over fears it might collapse

Hundreds evacuated from Sydney apartment block over fears it might collapse

An exclusion zone with a radius of 1 kilometer (half a mile) was established around the building, forcing the evacuation of neighboring buildings and the closure of roads and a train station. Police r...

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Tsunami Kills 3 Members of Indonesian Rock Band

Tsunami Kills 3 Members of Indonesian Rock Band

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. Some 200 employees of state electricity utility ...

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Yemen's United Nations cease-fire monitors on their way to Hodeida

Yemen's United Nations cease-fire monitors on their way to Hodeida

Cammaert and his team are due to travel later to Sanaa , and then proceed by road to Hodeida , where both sides have accused the other of breaching the truce. The UN Security Council unanimously app...

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Morocco vigils honour Scandinavian women killed in Atlas Mountains

Morocco vigils honour Scandinavian women killed in Atlas Mountains

As for another video in which the four initial suspects appear to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State group, the NCIS said that "neither Norway nor Denmark was mentioned in the video, nor was t...

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Sydney apartment high-rise evacuated after 'cracking' heard

Sydney apartment high-rise evacuated after 'cracking' heard

Firefighters and engineers are expected to enter the complex later on Monday to investigate the reported cracks on the 10th floor and their cause - including whether the building is in danger of colla...

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How The Partial Government Shutdown Could Affect You 02:15 Download

How The Partial Government Shutdown Could Affect You 02:15 Download

Trump sees this round of negotiations as his best, and possibly last, to exact wall funding from Congress, as Democrats are set to take over the House in January after big wins in the Midterm electio...

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