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Pompeo pledges continued USA support for Ukraine, United States News & Top Stories

Pompeo pledges continued USA support for Ukraine, United States News & Top Stories

The backdrop in Kyiv could hardly have been more awkward. Pompeo's trip to Kyiv came as the impeachment trial of President Trump in Washington appeared to near its climax. KIM: Well, this meeting in...

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Crowd Sings Auld Lang Syne Outside Scottish Parliament Ahead of Brexit

The prospect of an independent Scotland has received a boost after a survey showed a lead for a "Yes" vote for the first time in five years. Unison members have backed calls for another independen...

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7,000 people held on cruise ship due to coronavirus

7,000 people held on cruise ship due to coronavirus

The Coronavirus is a large family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to acute respiratory syndromes, but the virus in China is a novel strain and not seen before. The comp...

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Indonesia Offers Reward For Plucking Tyre Off Giant Crocodile’s Neck

Indonesia Offers Reward For Plucking Tyre Off Giant Crocodile’s Neck

This tire has been stuck in the neck of this crocodile for two years. Now, Indonesians authorities are offering reward of an unspecified amount of cash to anyone courageous enough to complete the ...

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Coronavirus: Wuhan may be home to 75,815 infected people, report says

As many as 75,815 people in Wuhan may have been infected with the new coronavirus , according to a study by University of Hong Kong scientists. Official January 31st numbers tell us that there we...

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American dies of volcano eruption injuries

American dies of volcano eruption injuries

Tims said they would do so after the person's wider family has been informed. The volcano is New Zealand's most active volcano till date and more than half of it is underwater. He also served as a...

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Australian police warn public to stop taking pictures of wildfires

Australian police warn public to stop taking pictures of wildfires

Skies along the Monaro Highway in the Australian Capital Territory turned orange-red as an uncontrolled blaze ballooned to more than 35,000 hectares (74,000 acres) in size. The Orroral Valley bushfire...

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Man who works at coronavirus-hit firm is Germany's seventh case

Man who works at coronavirus-hit firm is Germany's seventh case

For the first time, a case was exported from a country other than China: a patient was identified in South Korea following their exposure in Japan to a confirmed case. Both were being treated in hospi...

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PETA: NFL pressured FOX not to air Kaepernick-inspired Super Bowl ad

PETA: NFL pressured FOX not to air Kaepernick-inspired Super Bowl ad

It continues by saying Trump has made the country "stronger, safer and more prosperous than ever before" and ends with Trump at a rally saying, "And ladies and gentleman the best is yet to come". The ...

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CDC confirms 8th coronavirus case in the U.S.

CDC confirms 8th coronavirus case in the U.S.

British health officials on Friday confirmed the first cases in the United Kingdom, after two members of the same family tested positive for the virus. Every returnee will be put into a 14-day quaran...

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Leaked memo directs USA border officials to question Iran travellers' faith

Leaked memo directs USA border officials to question Iran travellers' faith

CBP previously denied reports that around 200 travelers of Iranian descent were detained on January 4 and 5, a day after Soleimani was killed in a USA drone strike. "But they're USA -[born] citizens"....

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Brexit 50p Coins Enter Circulation as Britain Bids Farewell to EU

Brexit 50p Coins Enter Circulation as Britain Bids Farewell to EU

Around three million of the new 50 p Brexit coins will go into circulation from Friday, ahead of the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) later in the night. Contained in that set - priced at £...

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World Health Organization declares coronavirus outbreak ‘global emergency’: Here is what it means

World Health Organization declares coronavirus outbreak ‘global emergency’: Here is what it means

Health Secretary Alex Azar said at a public briefing on Friday afternoon. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, announced the decision after a meeting of its Emergency Committee, an...

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Firing at Shaheen Bagh, no injuries reported

Firing at Shaheen Bagh, no injuries reported

Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal took an aim at Home Minister Amit Shah over Thursday's shooting incident at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University saying that his government i...

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US Believes Airstrike Killed Leader of Al Qaeda Branch in Yemen

US Believes Airstrike Killed Leader of Al Qaeda Branch in Yemen

Qassim al-Rimi ridiculed the president in 2017 after a failed USA military strike in Yemen meant to target him. Last year, the White House confirmed that USA forces killed a senior terror coordinato...

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Australia declares state of emergency due to bushfires in the capital

Australia declares state of emergency due to bushfires in the capital

Authorities in Canberra on Friday declared the first state of emergency in nearly two decades as a bushfire bore down on the Australian capital. The 2003 bushfire killed four people and destroyed ...

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Al-Qaeda leader arrested in PHX for murder of Iraqi officers

Al-Qaeda leader arrested in PHX for murder of Iraqi officers

Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri, 42, is said to have killed the officers while acting as the leader os an Al-Qaeda group in the Iraqi city of Fallujah , said the US Justice Department in a statement. 29, t...

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Coronavirus: US bars foreign nationals who have recently travelled to China

Coronavirus: US bars foreign nationals who have recently travelled to China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China has approved several applications by domestic airlines for chartered flights to transport residents of Wuhan who have been stranded overseas. A total of ...

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Delta, American suspend flights to China over coronavirus

Delta, American suspend flights to China over coronavirus

Meanwhile, an airport worker pushed health cards into departing passengers' hands urging them to contact health authorities if they have a fever within 14 days of arrival. There are a few airlines tha...

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Coronavirus Is Spreading Here: CDC Confirms First Person-to-Person Transmission in America

Coronavirus Is Spreading Here: CDC Confirms First Person-to-Person Transmission in America

But the measures have yet to pay dividends, with the government reporting 38 new deaths in the 24 hours to Thursday, the highest one-day total. Here is how the risky new virus compares with other de...

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Palestine severs all ties with USA and Israel after peace deal

Palestine severs all ties with USA and Israel after peace deal

Addressing an extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo , he said: "We approached for holding this meeting in order to keep everyone posted on our stance about the U.S. Later, unnamed ...

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John Bolton Defends Impeachment Witnesses at Private Event

John Bolton Defends Impeachment Witnesses at Private Event

The impeachment trial continues as the question of whether more witnesses will be called on remains unresolved. According to NYT, Bolton claims in the manuscript that the President had said he w...

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Fox Accused of Scuttling Super Bowl Commercial

Fox Accused of Scuttling Super Bowl Commercial

PETA says the ad agency it hired nailed it with a Kaepernick-inspired theme that features a hummed version of the Star Spangled Banner over images of animals taking a knee. The organization says thing...

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Coronavirus tests on two French evacuated from China negative: minister

Coronavirus tests on two French evacuated from China negative: minister

Announcing the flight on Wednesday, Buzyn had said that it would be reserved for people "who show no symptoms" of the virus that has killed 213 people and infected almost 10,000 in mainland China ,...

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Qantas suspends flights to China due to coronavirus outbreak

Even with the new measures, USA officials stressed that the overall risk to Americans was low. Foreign nationals who are the immediate family of US citizens or permanent residents are exempt. Citize...

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Anti-ISIS operations with U.S. are resuming

Anti-ISIS operations with U.S. are resuming

The U.N. Monitoring team tracking down Islamist terror threats said the militant group had carried out "increasingly bold insurgent attacks". The coalition paused operations in support of Iraqi forc...

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Restrictions on US Military’s Landmine Use

Trump Administration Rolls Back Restrictions on US Military’s Landmine Use

It added that a 2017 review ordered by then defense secretary Jim Mattis found that the prohibition of all anti-personnel mines could put U.S. troops at increased risk. In recent years, landmines have...

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State of emergency declared in ACT as fires rage in sweltering temperatures

State of emergency declared in ACT as fires rage in sweltering temperatures

Rick Rycroft/AP A wildfire threatening property glows on the hills near Clear Range, south of the Australian capital, Canberra, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Around 2,500 homes have been destroyed as more th...

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PETA Accuses Fox of Dissing Kaepernick-Themed Super Bowl Ad

The ad concludes with the phrase, "Respect is the right of every living being". " PETA is challenging speciesism, which is a supremacist worldview that allows humans to disrespect other living, fee...

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Coronavirus: officials confirm first United States case of person-to-person transmission

Coronavirus: officials confirm first United States case of person-to-person transmission

At least 100 people in the United Kingdom have been tested for the virus although there has been no confirmed cases yet. Minister said four other persons, who were in contact with the infected stu...

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Coronavirus: The US is barrring foreigners who visited China

It comes as the toll from the virus has reached 213 and the World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency . Starting on Sunday, Feb. The other cases concerned people who had recent...

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Trump impeachment: Failed witnesses vote paves way for acquittal

Trump impeachment: Failed witnesses vote paves way for acquittal

The trial now moves forward to a vote on whether to acquit President Trump, which he is all but certain to win. Currently, the Senate has 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats and two independents. "We know wh...

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Lowry leads Raptors past Hawks for eighth straight win

Lowry leads Raptors past Hawks for eighth straight win

The 6-11 Spaniard has had trouble with his hamstring this season, initially missing time after Toronto's game against the Detroit Pistons on December 18 which saw a slew of Raptors bitten by the injur...

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US deficit seen ballooning over $1 trillion this year

US deficit seen ballooning over $1 trillion this year

Deficits: Projected budgets deficits will grow substantially over the budget window, reaching over $1 trillion in 2020, similar to what CBO projected in August. These actions would have done more...

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Carnival shares fall as ship investigated for coronavirus

Carnival shares fall as ship investigated for coronavirus

More than 7000 people were under lockdown aboard the Costa Smeralda at a port near Rome after one of the passengers, a 54-year-old woman from Macau, came down with a fever and breathing problems. Lo...

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