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Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaska

Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaska Dozens of small aftershocks were recorded , and a number could be felt across the region. With the earthquake's aftershocks, the National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for Alaska's Cook Inlet region. Classes were suspended at the University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) and at all schools in the district, some of whose students were evacuated and secured. [Full Article...]

Israel Police Recommend Indicting Benjamin Netanyahu In Corruption Probe

Israel Police Recommend Indicting Benjamin Netanyahu In Corruption Probe Responding to the latest allegations, Mr Netanyahu tweeted: "These recommendations were determined and leaked even before the investigations began". "I am sure that in this case, too, the relevant authorities, after examining things, will arrive at the same conclusion - there was nothing because there is nothing", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump, Xi Jinping Agree To Trade Ceasefire After 2-Hour G20 Dinner

Trump, Xi Jinping Agree To Trade Ceasefire After 2-Hour G20 Dinner China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping , including no escalated tariffs on January 1. [Full Article...]

Police hunting couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

Police were called, but the couple left after the ring could not be found. Police found the ring early the next morning. The NYPD has put out an alert for a mystery couple whose romantic Times Square proposal went seriously awry when the engagement ring fell through a utility grate, beyond their reach. [Full Article...]

North American leaders sign NAFTA replacement deal

North American leaders sign NAFTA replacement deal President Donald Trump said as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joined him for a signing ceremony on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires . TRUMP: "These new provisions will benefit labour, technology and development in each of our nations, leading to much greater growth and opportunity throughout our countries and across North America". [Full Article...]

North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military

North Korean Soldier Defects Across Border, Says South Korea's Military When it arrives at Panmun Station - the first North Korean terminal across the border - the six carriages will be linked up to a North Korean train, and the South Korean locomotive will return home. A freight train that ran from Dorasan Station in the South to Panmun Station in the North was stopped on November 28, 2008, after inter-Korean relations became strained. [Full Article...]

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Urging Countries to Boycott Israel

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Urging Countries to Boycott Israel Fox News host Ben Shapiro displayed some shameless hypocrisy in expressing outrage at what he deemed an anti-Semitic speech , despite Shapiro himself explicitly calling on Israel to ethnically cleanse the Palestinians (something Hill never even came close to). [Full Article...]

Powerful quake hits Alaska

Powerful quake hits Alaska And while there's still a ways to go in getting 100 percent of seismic stations funded (right now it's at 277 out of 560 total stations), Steele said the state is "making great progress" as it accelerates the process. Footage and images posted on social media showed products scattered across floors of supermarkets with shelves collapsed and lighting damaged. Friday's quake occurred on a fault li... [Full Article...]

Macron says he’ll talk with Saudi crown prince in Argentina

Macron says he’ll talk with Saudi crown prince in Argentina Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post , went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Pompeo and Mattis both came to Capitol Hill to urgently lobby against the Yemen resolution, which would call for an end to USA military assistance for the conflict that human rights advocates say is wreaking havoc on Yemen and subjecting civilians to in... [Full Article...]

George Bush Senior dies age 94

George Bush Senior dies age 94 In January 2017, his office announced that he and his wife would not attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration due to the former president's age and health. Later, he was director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Bush famously vowed: "This will not stand, this aggression against Kuwait". Thousands of USA troops were sent into Panama and the country's leader, Manuel Noriega, was arr... [Full Article...]

US trade deficit rises despite Trump's tariffs

US trade deficit rises despite Trump's tariffs Asked by the paper if he'd go ahead and impose the auto tariffs, Mr. Trump said, "If they don't make a fair deal with us, I'd do it in about 12 minutes". One way to gauge the market's take on the outcome will be to monitor the Australian dollar once trading begins Monday morning in Asia. But Trump has repeatedly said he wants to bring down the trade imbalance by a whopping $200 billion, which wo... [Full Article...]

S. Korea to buy more Israeli-made early warning radars

S. Korea to buy more Israeli-made early warning radars Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim were canceled and have yet to be rescheduled, despite anticipation that they will take place within this month, as Pyongyang has been unresponsive. She also addressed the fact that Biegun has not yet held a meeting with the North. There has only been one inter-Korean wrestling competition, on the South's Jeju island, in 2003. [Full Article...]

Trump Rallies in MS for Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Trump Rallies in MS for Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Senate since 1982. The final Senate race of 2018 was expected to be a sleepy affair - a formality, really, with a special election runoff in deep red Mississippi. Shortly after the win Tuesday, Trump tweeted: "Congratulations to Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith on your big WIN in the Great State of Mississippi". Mississippi Democrats hope to recreate the coalition that propelled Democrat Doug Jones... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump responds to criticism over White House Christmas decorations

Melania Trump responds to criticism over White House Christmas decorations I'm here to remind you that some of those decisions, though they seem minor at the time , could negatively impact you for the rest of your lives". The other two areas of focus are the health and well-being of children, and avoiding the pitfalls of social media, including cyberbullying and negativity online. [Full Article...]

India will not attend Saarc in Pakistan: Indian Foreign Minister Swaraj

India will not attend Saarc in Pakistan: Indian Foreign Minister Swaraj Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara at the bank of Ravi river in Pakistan is about four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine. It's believed to have been built on the site where Guru Nanak, the founder of the religion, died in the 16th Century. "The happiness I see in you today, if I were to explain to my Muslim brother and sisters, is that imagine that you are standing 4-km outside Medina (a city in Saudi Ara... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's 'fixer' pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Donald Trump's 'fixer' pleads guilty to lying to Congress The guilty plea explains that Cohen lied to Congressional committees about the Trump Organization's efforts during the presidential campaign to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. " Michael Cohen is lying and he's trying to get a reduced sentence for things that have nothing to do with me", the president said. "But zero, I mean I will tell you right now, zero, I have nothing to do with Russian Fed... [Full Article...]

'Lion Air jet that crashed killing 189 was not airworthy’

'Lion Air jet that crashed killing 189 was not airworthy’ The angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors measure how well the plane's nose is positioned against the oncoming air. The plane was intact with its engines running when it crashed, at more than 450 miles per hour (720 kph), into the Java Sea, Soerjanto Tjahjono, head of Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee, said at the time. [Full Article...]

Storm Diana brings wind and rain to the UK

Storm Diana brings wind and rain to the UK Gusts of up to 60mph (97 km/h) were recorded along Irish Sea coast on Tuesday, with stronger winds expected on Wednesday. This spreads NE through Ireland and the United Kingdom during Wednesday morning rush hour and further rain hits Northern Ireland and Scotland in the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Liz Cheney: 'Legitimate Asylum Seekers Don't Attack Border Guards'

Liz Cheney: 'Legitimate Asylum Seekers Don't Attack Border Guards' CNN crews that visited the Benito Juarez shelter found squalid conditions, including open sewage drains. Photos of tear gas clouds near women and children who were among the mob of mostly men storming the border have gone viral, drawing condemnation internationally and at home, where congressional Democrats say it was a break with what America stands for. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi set to become speaker of the House

Nancy Pelosi set to become speaker of the House Hayes, as late as August , said she probably would not support Pelosi in her bid for House Speaker. A robust resistance movement has demanded a new generation of leadership following a strong showing in this month's midterm elections , when Democrats snatched the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republicans. [Full Article...]


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