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Suspect arrested in shooting death of California officer

Suspect arrested in shooting death of California officer The sheriff elaborated on Arriaga's history, explaining that he was arrested twice previously for DUIs and has known gang affiliation. The lead agency on the investigation, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, was set to hold a news conference at 3 p.m. [Full Article...]

Boy who died in Border Patrol custody had flu, autopsy shows

Boy who died in Border Patrol custody had flu, autopsy shows As Common Dreams reported on Wednesday, Customs and Border Protection ( CBP ) announced that it will now order medical checks for all minors in its custody . It had been more than a decade since a child died in CBP custody , she added. But like others in the rural farming village of Yalambojoch, he decided that traveling with a child was the only way out. [Full Article...]

Trump says build US-Mexico wall or he'll seal border

Trump says build US-Mexico wall or he'll seal border About 90 minutes later, Trump made clear he already is viewing the shutdown and border wall fight in terms of how it might help him during his re-election campaign. In one tweet Friday, Trump warned: "word is that a new Caravan is forming in Honduras and they are doing nothing about it". "We will be cutting off all aid to these 3 countries - taking advantage of USA for years!" he said. [Full Article...]

Syria war: Pro-government forces 'enter Manbij' amid Turkey threats

Syria war: Pro-government forces 'enter Manbij' amid Turkey threats YPG terrorists walk on the rubble of damaged shops and buildings in the city of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria , August 10, 2016. Russian Federation on Friday hailed as "positive" the Syrian army's entry into the key northern city of Manbij for the first time in six years after Kurds opened the gates. [Full Article...]

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years on corruption charges

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years on corruption charges Former Air Force chief SP Tyagi, who is one of the accused in the VVIP chopper case, can travel overseas, a Delhi court said today. The Sharif family is accused of having funds and assets disproportionate to their income. The three-time former prime minister who appeared before the court for at least 78 times has denied any wrongdoing. They also formulated the strategy to launch a mass contact c... [Full Article...]

Trump Returns After Visiting Troops in Iraq

Trump Returns After Visiting Troops in Iraq We are always going to protect you. Ever the irrepressible liar and braggart, Trump boasted to the troops that when he took office they had not received a pay raise for 10 years and that he overrode his aides to deliver a hike of more than 10 percent. [Full Article...]

No more votes expected this week on government shutdown

No more votes expected this week on government shutdown Trump has been acting anything but presidential and has been sending a series of angry tweets about the shutdown and blames Democrats for the stalemate. Steve Reaves, president of Federal Emergency Management Agency union, said he hasn't heard from any employees who say they support the shutdown . All the major actors in the government-shutdown drama have seen their standing suffer with t... [Full Article...]

Bright blue light appears over Queens after transformer explosion at power plant

Authorities in NY on Thursday said they were looking into a "transformer incident" following reports of an explosion. All terminals were impacted by the loss of commercial power, causing the FAA to issue a ground stop until at least 10:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota The rain, and snow to the north, will move into the Ohio Valley and reach north to New England overnight Thursday into Friday morning. The weather service said an estimated 18 inches of snow had fallen by early Thursday afternoon near Finland on Minnesota's North Shore. [Full Article...]

Christmas celebrated with religious fervour

Christmas celebrated with religious fervour The tree is usually decked with different ornaments including baubles, small bells painted gold or silver, stars of different shapes and sizes, pine cones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons made from glass, metal, wood and ceramic. COAS General Bajwa joined the Christian community at Christ Church, Rawalpindi for Christmas festivities. "Jesus Christ was born and preached peace in Israel". [Full Article...]

Moscow slams Israeli strikes against Syria

Moscow slams Israeli strikes against Syria The air raid was the first since Donald Trump announced he was pulling United States troops out of Syria, prompting Israel's government to say it would continue and expand its fight against Iran and its proxies in the country. Syrian media said that most of the incoming missiles were intercepted by its defences, which were filmed firing overnight. Speaking on Israeli army radio, Yadlin said: "... [Full Article...]

Trump Speaks to Troops in Iraq: ISIS ‘Not So Dominant Anymore’

Trump Speaks to Troops in Iraq: ISIS ‘Not So Dominant Anymore’ Air Force One flew overnight from Washington, DC, landing at an airbase west of Baghdad under the cover of darkness Wednesday evening. Trump's trip to Iraq came a week after he stunned his national security advisers by announcing the United States troop withdrawal from Syria . [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia agrees to help rebuild Syria, says Trump

Saudi Arabia agrees to help rebuild Syria, says Trump The rebels will be slaughtered or driven away en masse. Islamic State launched an attack in Syria's southeast against the US-backed SDF militia, employing auto bombs and dozens of militants. secretary of state gave a lengthy exposition of long-term policy toward Syria . Nevertheless, the agreement purportedly stipulated the removal of American forces from Syria and a relaxation of financial... [Full Article...]

Trump Doesn’t Hold Back In Response To Graham’s Criticism Over Syria Withdrawal

Trump Doesn’t Hold Back In Response To Graham’s Criticism Over Syria Withdrawal But the drawdown could be coming very soon, according to officials. "If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early ", a senior foreign official in the Afghan capital told AFP news agency on the condition of anonymity. United States troops keep watch during an official visit in Farah province, Afghanistan May 19, 2018. While Afghan officials expressed surprise, President Ashraf Ghani's spo... [Full Article...]

U.S. government shutdown could stretch to Thursday

U.S. government shutdown could stretch to Thursday Brian Kolfage, Purple Heart recipient and triple amputee veteran, began the campaign earlier this week and says the money will go directly to help build the border wall. He also said that in the event of a shutdown, he would not go to his Mar-a-Lago resort for Christmas as has been his tradition. "If you want to open the government, you must abandon the wall, plain and simple", Schumer said,... [Full Article...]

Partial shutdown of USA government looms after spending deal fails

Partial shutdown of USA government looms after spending deal fails Lawmakers now have until midnight Friday to pass a bill the president will sign. Vice President Mike Pence (second from L) with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, and incoming White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney leave for the night on Capitol Hill in Washington , on December 21, 2018. [Full Article...]

USA indicts 2 Chinese nationals for "hacking"

USA indicts 2 Chinese nationals for Zhu and Zhang worked under a variety of hacker aliases including "Godkiller" and "Atreexp", respectively, according to the Justice Department. Mr Hampton said this activity is counter to a commitment all APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) nations, including China , made in November 2016, when they agreed not to conduct or support ICT-enabled theft of intellectual property or other confi... [Full Article...]

Bipartisan criminal justice bill clears Congress

Bipartisan criminal justice bill clears Congress It would do so by reducing the " three strikes " rule that now means many people with three convictions get a mandatory life sentence. The latter would affect about 2,000 current federal inmates. Those included a measure from Sens. Meanwhile, the amendment from Cotton and Kennedy would make it a requirement. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, also a bipartisan organization, also supports the bill, the... [Full Article...]

Trump says immigrants can't be in USA during asylum process

Trump says immigrants can't be in USA during asylum process Nielsen also told lawmaker that Mexico has told the United States "affected migrants will receive humanitarian visas to stay on Mexican soil, they will be given the ability to apply for work, and be given other protections while they await a U.S. [Full Article...]

James Mattis retiring as defense secretary

James Mattis retiring as defense secretary Instead, he was an outspoken critic of Trump throughout his campaign and presidency. McMaster's influence in high-level decision-making began to wane after Trump increasingly began to rely on advice from Kelly and Mattis, who had pushed for McMaster's ouster. [Full Article...]


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