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Shattered community says goodbye to 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

Shattered community says goodbye to 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

The news of Woodruffe's charges came the same day as Jazmine's funeral, where hundreds turned out to The Community of Faith Church in North Houston to pay their respects. During the funeral, Jazmine...

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Afghan Taliban, US to hold fourth round of peace talks in Qatar

Afghan Taliban, US to hold fourth round of peace talks in Qatar

A Taliban representative in Afghanistan had told Reuters early on January 8 that the talks would begin in Qatar's capital, Doha, on January 9. Meanwhile, the United States special envoy Zalmay...

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German lawmaker Frank Magnitz beaten unconscious

German lawmaker Frank Magnitz beaten unconscious

He was left unconscious after being ambushed by his assailants on Monday evening, the BBC reported. AfD distributed a photo of Mr Magnitz lying on a hospital trolley, showing a bloody, gaping wo...

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Malta allows 49 migrants stranded off coast since December to disembark

Malta allows 49 migrants stranded off coast since December to disembark

The Netherlands is one of eight countries which will take in some of the 32 migrants who have been living on a boat since they were rescued from off the coast of Libya almost three weeks ago. "We want...

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Australian charged with sending dangerous parcels to diplomatic missions

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed that it had warned all consulates to be on high alert for suspicious packages on Tuesday after three similar recent incidents in consulates in Sy...

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Iran's foreign ministry confirms arrest of former United States sailor

Iran's foreign ministry confirms arrest of former United States sailor

The US State Department said Tuesday it was "aware of reports" of his detention, but declined to release details, citing privacy considerations. The New York Times reported on Monday that White,...

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Kidnappers demand ransom for Norwegian billionaire's wife

Kidnappers demand ransom for Norwegian billionaire's wife

However, she has been missing since the 31st of October following a suspected kidnapping, according to the Norwegian police . Norwegian police probing the kidnap of a millionaire's wife have rele...

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Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

Kim visited Beijing by train this week for two days of talks that reasserted China's role in the process, and were seen as a strategy session ahead of a second summit between the North Korean lea...

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Woman dies after getting STUCK in Toronto Salvation Army donation bin

Woman dies after getting STUCK in Toronto Salvation Army donation bin

Paramedics performed CPR but she was pronounced dead at the scene, Toronto EMS said. The incident is not considered to be suspicious, police said, but has been ruled a "death by misadventure". The C...

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NPS Approves 'Immediate Assistance' to Fund Park Cleanups During Shutdown

NPS Approves 'Immediate Assistance' to Fund Park Cleanups During Shutdown

Since then, the state has spent $55,000 to help Zion, Bryce Canyon and Arches national parks open through the end of the year by paying for minimal staffing. "It is not acceptable to use FLREA funds t...

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As Congo delays election results, people's suspicions rise

As Congo delays election results, people's suspicions rise

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-awaited presidential poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the electoral commission said Thursday, paving the way for the country's first...

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Trump Orders FEMA to 'Send No More Money' for California Forest Fires

Trump Orders FEMA to 'Send No More Money' for California Forest Fires

The agency has so far not responded to news media requests for comment. Calls to the agency were answered by this recording: "Due to the federal funding hiatus we are not able to return voice mail mes...

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White House says Rosenstein departure his choice

White House says Rosenstein departure his choice

Soon after, Rosenstein named Mueller as special counsel. Graham said that the two men were "best friends", that their wives attended Bible study together and that Mueller had attended the weddings of ...

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Scripted Trump does little to convince skeptics on border wall

Scripted Trump does little to convince skeptics on border wall

He says it strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages. Meanwhile, broadcasters announced Tuesday morning would carry the Democratic response, which will be delivered by House Speaker Na...

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European Union agrees sanctions against Iranian intelligence service over ‘assassination plot’ - Danish FM

European Union agrees sanctions against Iranian intelligence service over ‘assassination plot’ - Danish FM

Copenhagen spearheaded the move following allegations that Iran had attempted to kill three opponents of the Iranian regime on Danish soil. The Dutch government had "strong indications that Iran...

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Trump Campaign Chairman's 'Misstatements' Were 'Unintentional,' His Lawyers Say

Trump Campaign Chairman's 'Misstatements' Were 'Unintentional,' His Lawyers Say

In another section of the filing , Manafort's lawyers revealed that he "may have discussed a Ukraine peace plan" with Kilimnik "on more than one occasion". U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ...

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People still trapped under train wreckage in Pretoria

People still trapped under train wreckage in Pretoria

African News Agency reports that there are conflicting reports about the number of deaths, with acting provincial police commissioner of Gauteng Major General Max Masha stating four people had died, w...

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Japan holds the world's most powerful passport for 2019

Japan holds the world's most powerful passport for 2019

Nigeria was 94 in 2018 but has risen by three spots as its passport can take its holder into 47 countries without a visa. Unlike past year, the Henley Passport Index 2019 revealed Singapore to be sh...

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Man caught on camera licking doorbell for hours at California home

Man caught on camera licking doorbell for hours at California home

The video from the movement-activated Ring doorbell camera also shows the intruder interrupted his lascivious licking "to relieve himself in the front lawn" and steal extension cords used for holi...

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Senate Democrats Block GOP Middle East Bill Over Shutdown

Rubio amped up his attack on Democrats , accusing the party of using the shutdown as an excuse to avoid the bill. In mind, specifically, are those entities that support the BDS movement - short for...

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Peru bars entry to Maduro, Venezuela government

Peru bars entry to Maduro, Venezuela government

One of Venezuela's thirty-three Supreme Court magistrates has fled to the United States , despite being named on Washington's sanctions list in 2018, adding to recent pressure against Caracas . The ...

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AGP breaks alliance with BJP over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016

AGP breaks alliance with BJP over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016

The Congress said many states have opposed the Bill and it should be sent to a select committee. Police and CRPF resorted to blank firing to control rampaging bandh enforcers in Dibrugarh. The Union C...

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Saudi Teen Seeks Asylum, Fears Family Will Kill Her

Saudi Teen Seeks Asylum, Fears Family Will Kill Her

A young Saudi woman who says she has renounced Islam and could be killed if she returns home is trapped in Bangkok and faces the prospect of being returned to the Middle East against her will. The o...

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Army seizes control of national broadcaster — Gabon military coup

Army seizes control of national broadcaster — Gabon military coup

For the past 50 years, the Bongo family has dominated Gabon , where a third of the population lives below the poverty line despite the country's vast mineral wealth. A curfew has been imposed over th...

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Suspicious packages sent to several diplomatic missions in Australia

Suspicious packages sent to several diplomatic missions in Australia

Police and emergency services have responded to suspicious packages delivered to embassies in Melbourne today (Wednesday, 9 January 2019). It is not yet known which embassies in Canberra have been...

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‘Under UN’s care’: Saudi woman ‘rescued’ from deportation after social media storm

‘Under UN’s care’: Saudi woman ‘rescued’ from deportation after social media storm

At Bangkok's global airport, security officials stopped her and confiscated her passport, which she said was later returned. But while she was in the air, her influential father had alerted Saudi...

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Kim makes surprise visit to Beijing, East Asia News & Top Stories

Kim makes surprise visit to Beijing, East Asia News & Top Stories

President Donald Trump. Kim was also accompanied by senior officials including Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers Party Kim Yong Chol and senior diplomat Ri Yong Ho, according to ...

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Beijing school attack: 20 children wounded by ‘staff member’

Beijing school attack: 20 children wounded by ‘staff member’

The suspect, surnamed Jia, was apprehended at the scene, the statement said . Posts circulating on social media earlier said that some children suffered knife wounds to the head. According to cellp...

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Taiwans China-sceptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

Taiwans China-sceptic ruling party opts for moderate new leader

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to prepare for battle on Friday, as Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen called for global support to defend the island's democracy...

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Why scores of TSA workers are calling in sick during government shutdown

Why scores of TSA workers are calling in sick during government shutdown

Alleging "fake news" had "grossly misrepresented" the figures related to the air travel industry, Tyler Q. Houlton denied that it was creating a vulnerability and less workers strive to do more than u...

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