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Babysitter returned dead infant to mom pretending he was alive: cops

Babysitter returned dead infant to mom pretending he was alive: cops

About two hours after the drop-off, the mother reportedly got a suspicious text message from Tietsort, telling her that a local news website had just published a story about her, saying the babysitt...

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Muslim youths clean up national parks trashed during government shutdown

Muslim youths clean up national parks trashed during government shutdown

Unlike most previous government shutdowns, the Trump administration has gone to great lengths to keep parks open despite concerns from groups that it leaves national treasures vulnerable to vandalis...

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Indian scientists condemn 'irrational' claims that Hindu epics contain stem-cell research

Indian scientists condemn 'irrational' claims that Hindu epics contain stem-cell research

This was science in this country ... This was science in this country. "It is absolutely distressing that these claims were made in the Children Science Congress section of Indian Science Congress ...

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TV Networks Consider Not Airing Trump's Border Security Address

TV Networks Consider Not Airing Trump's Border Security Address

According to The Hill, CNN and Fox News Channel are planning to air Trump's address on border security, while the basic cable networks CBS, NBC, and ABC have not committed one way or the other. La...

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Israeli air raids strike Hamas after Gaza rocket fired

Israeli air raids strike Hamas after Gaza rocket fired

Fatah blamed Hamas for the incident, but Hamas later arrested five men it said were former PA employees whose salaries were recently suspended. Rafah - the only way for Gazans to leave the Palestini...

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Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency 15 Years After Murder Conviction

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency 15 Years After Murder Conviction

Brown noted that she was forced into prostitution and that she was scared for her life when she shot the 43-year-old man while they were both in bed. Bill Haslam granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown...

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Kim Jong Un pays another visit to China

Kim Jong Un pays another visit to China

Vietnam , Indonesia, Hawaii, Mongolia and the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas are reportedly among possible sites for the summit. North Korea and China have worked to maintain friendly ...

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World Bank President, Kim resigns

World Bank President, Kim resigns

World Bank staff also chafed at a widespread internal restructuring that Kim began, as well as spending and staff cuts. In April 2018, the Bank Group's Governors overwhelmingly approved a historic U...

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White House Refuses to Budge During Shutdown Talks With Democratic Leaders

White House Refuses to Budge During Shutdown Talks With Democratic Leaders

That happened on 22 December and a quarter of the government has been closed since, leaving some 800,000 workers either furloughed - a kind of temporary leave of absence - or working without pay . An...

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Marco Rubio calls Rashida Tlaib's jibe on anti-BDS bill 'anti-Semitic'

On Monday, the Florida Republican decried the statement from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat of MI, as anti-Semitic. It's about avoiding a vote that will demonstrate to Americans that the Democratic Pa...

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Woman in vegetative state for decade reportedly gives birth

Woman in vegetative state for decade reportedly gives birth

The incident involving the patient who became pregnant while in a vegetative state has prompted a sexual assault investigation by local police. The birth shocked staffers at the facility when they b...

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Woman 'sent man 159,000 texts before making freaky threat'

Woman 'sent man 159,000 texts before making freaky threat'

A Phoenix woman who was arrested last spring for allegedly stalking a man she had gone out on a single date with sent him more than 159,000 text messages , including some threatening violence and d...

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Suspect Charged With Murder In The Jazmine Barnes Killing In Houston

Suspect Charged With Murder In The Jazmine Barnes Killing In Houston

Law enforcement is still on the hunt for the shooter who killed 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes on Sunday (Dec. 30, 2018). In a statement , it said investigators identified Black as a suspect after rec...

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Thousands of Queensland beachgoers stung — Bluebottle jellyfish

Thousands of Queensland beachgoers stung — Bluebottle jellyfish

Surf Life Saving Queensland said life guards had treated 13,243 bluebottle stings across the state in the past week and more than 18,000 since December 1. Cases of death have been recorded, but scient...

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Over 2,000 migrant deaths in Mediterranean in 2018

Over 2,000 migrant deaths in Mediterranean in 2018

The Sea-Watch 3 was on Wednesday given permission to move closer to Malta so that the vessel could take shelter from bad weather that is closing in on the islands. The German aid boat's crew quickly ...

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Number of Iranian Crude Buyers on Rise: Deputy Minister

Number of Iranian Crude Buyers on Rise: Deputy Minister

Trump has promised to bring Iran's oil exports down to zero , but he had to budge on the pledge in early November when he exempted eight major customers of Iranian oil from the sanctions. However...

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Family of 5 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

Family of 5 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

The crash occurred when a white Chevy pickup truck heading south in the northbound lanes hit an SUV head-on, investigators said, leaving the truck badly damaged while the SUV caught fire. Authoritie...

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Soulja Boy Involved in Car Accident Amid California Mudslides

Soulja Boy Involved in Car Accident Amid California Mudslides

While retweeting a photo of cars stuck in sludge, the musician added: "My auto got stuck too nearly went into the ocean". DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy , was in a auto acci...

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Gabon military seize national radio station in apparent coup attempt

Gabon military seize national radio station in apparent coup attempt

President Ali Bongo, the son of former leader Omar Bongo, has been in power of the oil-rich nation since October 2009. The BBC also reported that tanks and armed vehicles were on the streets of the ...

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Armed soldiers shut down Daily Trust offices in Borno, Kaduna and Abuja

Armed soldiers shut down Daily Trust offices in Borno, Kaduna and Abuja

It's not clear why they took the action but it may be connected with the paper's lead story today on a military operation in the North East. He also said the story gave the Boko Haram sect prior...

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California woman arrested after biting jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog

California woman arrested after biting jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog

Nineteen-year-old Alma Cadwalader of Oakland was arrested Friday by police with the East Bay Regional Park District . Alma Cadwalader, 19, was arrested on suspicion of battery with serious bodily...

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Can fresh US-China trade talks bring a breakthrough?

Can fresh US-China trade talks bring a breakthrough?

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the delegation that will meet with Chinese counterparts starting Monday. China says it is ready to buy more U.S. The manufacturing sectors ...

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PG&E Reportedly Eyeing Breakup, Bankruptcy In Wake Of Multiple Devastating Wildfires

PG&E Reportedly Eyeing Breakup, Bankruptcy In Wake Of Multiple Devastating Wildfires

State Farm accuses PG&E in its own lawsuit of "failing to keep the power lines, wires, and any and all associated equipment in a safe condition at all times to prevent fires". The insurers' lawsuits,...

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USA asks Turkey to 'not slaughter' Kurds, following American troop

USA asks Turkey to 'not slaughter' Kurds, following American troop

Turkey also criticized Pompeo for using the general term "Kurds" to refer specifically to the YPG, a USA -backed Kurdish militia that Turkey considers a terrorist organization. Kurds, however, point...

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Portion of Pacific Coast Highway remains closed after mudslide

The said mudslide was a result of a flash flood caused by the heavy rain in California's Malibu area. "Was involved in a very bad vehicle accident last night due to a flash flood and mud slide" So...

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Egypt's Sisi opens mega-mosque and Mideast's largest cathedral in New Capital

Egypt's Sisi opens mega-mosque and Mideast's largest cathedral in New Capital

Pope Francis extended greetings to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, the head of the Coptic church, who later led a midnight mass. The new Egyptian capital, announced in March 2015, is intended part...

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Two British special forces soldiers are seriously injured after ISIS missile attack

Two British special forces soldiers are seriously injured after ISIS missile attack

National Security Adviser John Bolton's remarks, Turkish presidential spokesman on Sunday said claims that Turkey targets Kurds are "irrational", as the country is fighting Daesh and PKK/PYD/YPG te...

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Camillo woman to face court over kid on auto roof

Camillo woman to face court over kid on auto roof

It is understood she didn't know the child was on the roof. "The child seemed fine and looked like he was enjoying himself", a witness told Nine News . Further footage shows police speaking to the ...

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Pakistan, UAE finalize talks on building oil refinery: Fawad

Pakistan, UAE finalize talks on building oil refinery: Fawad

In late December, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development said that the UAE planned to deposit some $3 billion in Pakistan's Central Bank to help Islamabad cope with its balance of payments crisis. Mr Kh...

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Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’

Malaysia’s King ABDICATES: King Muhammad V resigns after ‘marrying Russian’

He was elected as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the 243rd Meeting (Special) of the Conference of Rulers in October 2016, who also voted for the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah to be the Deputy ...

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Saudi woman held in Bangkok fears she will be killed if repatriated

Saudi woman held in Bangkok fears she will be killed if repatriated

Thai police, she said, had refused to help her. On Twitter, she wrote of being in "real danger" if forced to return to her family under pressure from Saudi authorities. Human Rights Watch Asia divis...

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UK leader May: Brexit critics risk damaging UK democracy

UK leader May: Brexit critics risk damaging UK democracy

But it needs to pass a vote by MPs before it is accepted. Lawmakers are resuming debate on the deal Wednesday, before a vote expected to be held around January 15. Analysts said May's comments to th...

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Nancy Pelosi elected House speaker, reclaims gavel to lead Democrats’ new majority

Nancy Pelosi elected House speaker, reclaims gavel to lead Democrats’ new majority

About 800,000 federal workers have been affected by the December 22 closure of about one-quarter of the federal government as Trump withheld his support for new funding until he secures US$5 billion...

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Pelosi: We're Giving 'Nothing for the Wall'

Pelosi: We're Giving 'Nothing for the Wall'

The impasse will therefore continue, as Republicans still control the Senate and say they will not pass the funding bills without Mr Trump's approval. Trump remains committed to "an agreement that b...

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Jailed American Spent Years Collecting Russian Contacts

The Russian Embassy to the United States is seeking consular access to Russian national Dmitry Makarenko detained at the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which the USA authorities sho...

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