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Viral video shows teenagers wearing MAGA hats mocking Native American Vietnam veteran

Viral video shows teenagers wearing MAGA hats mocking Native American Vietnam veteran Other students, some wearing Covington clothing and many wearing red "Make America Great Again" hats and sweatshirts, surrounded them, laughing and jeering. Covington Mayor Joe Meyer, a Democrat, said the "appalling" footage had rightly inspired "a tidal wave of condemnation" and that his town was now being linked with "intolerance and ethnic intimidation" because of the boys' actions. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel's protege seeks to chart own path READ MORE

Angela Merkel's protege seeks to chart own path READ MORE In a written response to him on Thursday, the prime minister said that it was "impossible" for her to rule out a "no deal" scenario without stopping the process altogether. "If she wants to negotiate with all parties in Parliament, and if she wants to do that in good faith, she has to say "OK, I'm not sticking to every single one of the red lines that I've established", he told ITV's Good Morning ... [Full Article...]

Who said what at the mega Opposition rally in West Bengal

Who said what at the mega Opposition rally in West Bengal Those attending the rally include former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha and Arun Shourie; three present chief ministers Arvind Kejriwal, Chandrababu Naidu and HD Kumaraswamy; and former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah, Akhilesh Yadav and Gegong Apang are also present. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for expanded missile defense program

Trump calls for expanded missile defense program Trump revealed his vision Thursday following a US military review of the threat posed by Russian, Chinese, North Korean and Iranian missiles - and the ways to counter such threats. Trump specifically mentioned Iran's capabilities. "In the past, the United States lacked a comprehensive strategy for missile defence that extended beyond ballistic missiles". [Full Article...]

Vigils held in Australia for murdered Israeli student

Vigils held in Australia for murdered Israeli student The Israeli embassy in Australia issued a statement confirming her death and offering its support to the family. Since his wife's murder, Meagher has acted as a staunch advocate for women's rights and women's safety. Maasarwe was reportedly planning to go to China to work with her father's business after her studies. Described as intelligent, amusing and gifted in learning new languages,... [Full Article...]

Huge North Korean beach resort 'nearing completion'

Huge North Korean beach resort 'nearing completion' The paper said that both sides are expected to finalize the date and location of a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and the North's envoy is likely to meet Trump, . Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol (L) arrives at the global airport as he leaves for Washington from Beijing, China January 17, 2019. A US embassy spokeswoman in Hanoi ... [Full Article...]

China sentences Canadian citizen to death in drugs case

China sentences Canadian citizen to death in drugs case Meng was released on bail in Vancouver and could be extradited to the U.S. China expressed its "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday over his criticism of a death sentence given to a Canadian accused of drug smuggling at a retrial that followed a chilling of relations over the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive. [Full Article...]

'Absurd' to claim that Trump could be agent for Russian Federation, says Lavrov

'Absurd' to claim that Trump could be agent for Russian Federation, says Lavrov Mr Whelan's brother David told the ABC last week that his family would support a prisoner swap , saying they "would do anything to have Paul come home". "We weren't able to break any new ground yesterday with Russia", Thompson said of the January 15 meeting with Russian Foreign Ministry officials. The U.S. [Full Article...]

White House asked Pentagon for Iran strike plans

White House asked Pentagon for Iran strike plans No one was harmed by the explosions, which landed in a vacant lot, and there was little media attention given the relative frequency of such attacks on Green Zone. He said the Pentagon's activities include "routinely reviewing and updating plans and activities to deal with a host of threats, including those posed by Iran, to deter and, if necessary, to respond to aggression". [Full Article...]

U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility

U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility There were unconfirmed initial reports that the coalition troops killed were Americans. There was no immediate confirmation of those figures from the Pentagon or from Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led coalition against the Islamic State . [Full Article...]

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate Schellenberg can appeal against the sentence in an upper court. Schellenberg was found guilty of being involved in an worldwide drugs operation after being recruited to smuggle more than 222kg (488lbs) of methamphetamine from a warehouse in the Chinese city Dalian to Australia. [Full Article...]

President Trump Denies Working for Russian Federation

President Trump Denies Working for Russian Federation Trump responded to the report Saturday during a telephone interview broadcast on Fox News Channel after host Jeanine Pirro , who is also a personal friend of the president, asked whether he is now or has ever worked for Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

US GOP House Leader Promises Quick Action Against ‘Racist’ Republican Rep

US GOP House Leader Promises Quick Action Against ‘Racist’ Republican Rep King quickly attempted damage control, claiming that he is in favor of "Western civilization", but that he did not support white supremacy or white nationalism, adding that he had made a "mistake" in phrasing and had "created an unnecessary controversy". [Full Article...]

Three dead in double-decker bus crash in Ottawa

Three dead in double-decker bus crash in Ottawa Police say they were taken to local hospitals. The crash took place at 3:50 p.m., during Friday rush hour, at Westboro station in an urban neighbourhood. Another was wheeled on a gurney in obvious distress, wailing loudly enough to be heard on an overpass above. He said he could tell there would be deaths given the devastation at the scene. [Full Article...]

Trump doubles down on border wall argument

Trump doubles down on border wall argument United States President Donald Trump said he was holding off on declaring a state of emergency to end the partial U.S. government shutdown that dragged into a 23rd day yesterday, as he insisted on US$5.7 billion (S$7.7 billion) to build a Mexico border wall that congressional Democrats oppose. [Full Article...]

Jayme Closs kidnapping: Police investigate mystery motive behind suspect's abduction of teen

Jayme Closs kidnapping: Police investigate mystery motive behind suspect's abduction of teen The discovery Thursday of Jayme "does provide hope for those who are still looking", said Alison Feigh, director of the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center. A sign outside Barron City Hall celebrates Closs' return. Jayme has been described as "medically cleared", although Sheriff Fitzgerald was unable to comment on whether the youngster had endured any abuse while being held captive. [Full Article...]

Trump Accused of Keeping Details of Putin Talks Secret

The statement echoes one she gave Friday night about a New York Times report that the FBI opened a counter-intelligence investigation into the President following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . President Trump was so intent on keeping his chats with Vladimir Putin secret, he once made his interpreter turn over his notes and promise to never discuss them, current and former ... [Full Article...]

Winter storm slams mid-Atlantic states after walloping Midwest

Winter storm slams mid-Atlantic states after walloping Midwest Louis is seeing its worst snowstorm in five years". Parts of the Mid-Atlantic are bracing for the first major snow storm of the new year. Over 35 million people across ten states and Washington, DC, were under a storm warning as of Saturday. [Full Article...]

Huawei Canada Senior Vice President resigns - to work as a "special consultant"

Huawei Canada Senior Vice President resigns - to work as a The U.S. has been pushing European governments to block Huawei from telecom networks amid a wider dispute over trade between the world's two biggest economies. While one was identified as the Huawei employee, the other was described as a Polish citizen and former security official. Another Huawei executive has been arrested, this time in Poland on espionage charges, following the high-prof... [Full Article...]

US Troops Begin 'Process of Withdrawing' From Syria

US Troops Begin 'Process of Withdrawing' From Syria Robertson, in his statement , said the coalition had carried out "logistical measures" to support a withdrawal but did not enter into details. The US-led coalition has several other bases across northeastern Syria , as well as in neighbouring Iraq, where Mr Trump has said American forces will remain. [Full Article...]


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