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Bomb kills 2, injures 10 on tour bus near Egyptian pyramids

Bomb kills 2, injures 10 on tour bus near Egyptian pyramids

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli was due to visit the injured tourists in hospital after following up with his ministers on the incident, a government statement said. This was the first attack to tar...

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Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border If Wall Isn't Built

Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border If Wall Isn't Built

He also slammed past presidents and Congresses , claiming that the nation's current immigration laws were a joke. Asked if there were any recent talks with the Democratic congressional leadership...

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Egypt's two former presidents appear in a Cairo court

Egypt's two former presidents appear in a Cairo court

The hearing was part of a retrial in which Mr Morsi and others are accused of orchestrating prison breaks and breaches of Egypt's eastern border during the uprising that ended Mr Mubarak's near 30-yea...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Police Clash With Protestors in DR Congo Over Election Delay

Congo-Kinshasa: Police Clash With Protestors in DR Congo Over Election Delay

According to an internal United Nations document seen by Reuters , the CENI has increased the number of voters per polling station in Kinshasa to 700 from the promised 600 by removing 1,094 polling ...

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wants Investigation into Border Treatment of Illegal Alien Children

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wants Investigation into Border Treatment of Illegal Alien Children

Still, for many migrants trying to cross the USA border, taking a child along was the "only option", he told Reuters . National Nurses United condemned the Trump administration for the deaths o...

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Mattis sends holiday message to military members, and says ‘storm clouds loom’

Mattis sends holiday message to military members, and says ‘storm clouds loom’

Mattis' letter in particular emphasized the important role that US alliances play in USA national security. He said they "could never get on the same page" on Syria. During a surprise trip to Iraq, ...

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Canadian man to appear in Chinese court on drug smuggling charges

Canadian man to appear in Chinese court on drug smuggling charges

The high court in the northeast province of Liaoning announced in a brief online notice that Robert Lloyd Schellenberg will have a public appeal hearing on Saturday at 2pm. "I personally believe tha...

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Families pray for Indian miners trapped underground for 13 days

Families pray for Indian miners trapped underground for 13 days

Gandhi took a dig at PM Modi for not offering the necessary help to rescue the miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of Lumthari village for the past two weeks. The details ...

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Saudi king shakes up government in wake of Khashoggi killing

Saudi king shakes up government in wake of Khashoggi killing

Al Jubeir was appointed to the post of minister of state for foreign affairs. Ibrahim al-Assaf, a former finance minister, was appointed foreign minister. Khalid al-Harbi was named as head of genera...

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In Iraq, Trump meets soldier who rejoined Army for him

In Iraq, Trump meets soldier who rejoined Army for him

Trump visited USA troops stationed in Iraq, but a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi never came about-and Sabah al-Saidi (who heads one of the houses in Iraq's parliament) is complain...

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Ceremony held to reconnect N and S Korea

Ceremony held to reconnect N and S Korea

It was carrying about 100 people, including government officials and lawmakers. While rescuing a distressed North Korean fishing boat, the destroyer had used an optical camera that detected a low-fl...

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Indonesia Tsunami: Grim Search For Survivors Continues As Death Toll Reaches 430

Indonesia Tsunami: Grim Search For Survivors Continues As Death Toll Reaches 430

An eruption at the Anak Krakatau volcano between the islands of Java and Sumatra is still spewing columns of ash into the air. "All these conditions could potentially cause landslides at the cliffs ...

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White House mulls order that could bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

White House mulls order that could bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

In August, the USA passed a defence policy Bill banning the American government from using Huawei and ZTE equipment. Three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters the order has been unde...

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Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as 'Most Admired' Woman

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as 'Most Admired' Woman

Trump placed ahead of former president George W. Bush (2%), Pope Francis (2%) and philanthropist Bill Gates (1%). Gallupon Thursday released its annual survey asking Americans to name the living p...

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NY transformer explosion lights sky, knocks power

Multiple fires are taking place because a "couple of transformers tripped offline" at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 32nd Street, Con Edison spokesperson Bob McGee told CNN . It was a scene that...

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Donald Trump forces out Jim Mattis 2 months early

Donald Trump forces out Jim Mattis 2 months early

Among US allies in Europe and elsewhere, Mattis's resignation prompted widespread alarm. Brett McGurk , the US envoy to the global coalition fighting Islamic State and an Obama administration holdo...

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Government shutdown unlikely to end soon as border wall impasse continues

Government shutdown unlikely to end soon as border wall impasse continues

He says: "Do the Dems realize that most of the people not getting paid are Democrats?" Those being furloughed include 52,000 workers at the Internal Revenue Service and almost everyone at NASA. Rece...

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SC girl talks Santa in phone call with president

SC girl talks Santa in phone call with president

Chatting in her family's kitchen, Collman tells Trump the cozy preparations underway at the Lloyd household: "Probably put out some cookies and then we're hanging out with our friends, so that's pre...

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Thai parliament approves medical marijuana as ‘New Year’s gift’

Thai parliament approves medical marijuana as ‘New Year’s gift’

In a first in the Southeast Asian countries, Thailand on Tuesday allowed the use of cannabis also known as marijuana and kratom plants, a local plant used for as a stimulant and painkiller, for ...

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Walmart Santa arrested after his kids are found buried in his backyard

Walmart Santa arrested after his kids are found buried in his backyard

As for the kids, they were enrolled in Effingham County schools when they were last seen; neither was officially reported missing, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office . "I've been do...

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'Occupation of Iraq is over': Iraqi leaders denounce Trump visit

Bush and Barack Obama, had. President Donald Trump has made an unannounced visit to Iraq to visit USA troops stationed there. The statement came after a CNN report citing several Pentagon source...

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Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine

Poroshenko announces end to martial law in Ukraine

The move to impose martial law in Ukraine's 10 border regions came after Poroshenko warned of a build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine's borders, escalating the most unsafe crisis in years betw...

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Midwest Winter Storm Forecast, Path

Midwest Winter Storm Forecast, Path

The National Weather Service has issued warnings and advisories for southern Colorado northeastward to Minnesota and to far northwestern Wisconsin as well as parts of the Rockies, the northern Plains ...

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Turkey warns France against supporting Kurdish militia

Turkey warns France against supporting Kurdish militia

Trump's shock order came after Erdogan convinced him that Turkey could eliminate the last remaining pockets of IS after the jihadis suffered a series of military defeats. For weeks, Turkey has been ...

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Trump Had One Main Concern About Visiting Troops In Iraq

Trump Had One Main Concern About Visiting Troops In Iraq

He added: "I think a lot of people are going to come around to my way of thinking". Quotable quote (Trump via the linked Politico article): "We're no longer the suckers, folks". On Wednesday, Trump ...

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Coast Guard searching for cruise ship worker who went overboard

Coast Guard searching for cruise ship worker who went overboard

The ship can accommodate 6,780 guests and 2,300 crew members, according to the cruise line . The company says its care team is providing support to the family, adding that its "thoughts and prayers...

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Sudan protesters march on presidential palace

Sudan protesters march on presidential palace

The rights group said in a statement late Monday it "has credible reports that 37 protesters have been shot dead by the security forces in five days of anti-government demonstrations". As the demonstr...

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Almost 30 people killed in brazen attack in Kabul

Almost 30 people killed in brazen attack in Kabul

Gunmen stormed the compound mid-afternoon after detonating two auto bombs at the main entrance, which is opposite residential apartment blocks. The building is in area that includes several apartmen...

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Trump, wife make secret visit to Iraq

Trump, wife make secret visit to Iraq

The president's visit to Iraq coincided with a New York Times report published Wednesday that detailed new information suggesting Trump was able to avoid the Vietnam draft as a young man thanks to...

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1 dead after small airplane crashes in South Dakota

1 dead after small airplane crashes in South Dakota

Two people aboard a pressurized Beech Baron were killed but there were no injuries on the ground when the twin crashed into a residential area of Sioux Falls, South Dakota late in the afternoon of Chr...

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