• Family identifies mother, 3 young girls killed in Michigan home
Family identifies mother, 3 young girls killed in Michigan home

Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young says authorities responded Monday to a property near Cedar Springs, a community about 48 kilometres north of Grand Rapids. The KCSO said, "We do not believe there is an active threat to community safety". However, family members said they believe Moore killed her children and then herself, according t...

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  • Federal Judge Says Roger Stone Faces Jail Time Over Instagram Posts
Federal Judge Says Roger Stone Faces Jail Time Over Instagram Posts

Despite Stone removing the post soon after, and even filing an apology with the court, Judge Jackson is now ordering Stone to answer to her in person. "Through legal trickery Deep State hitman Robert Mueller has guaranteed that my upcoming show trial is before Judge Amy Berman Jackson ", Stone wrote , and added that Jackson is "an Obama appoi...

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  • British ISIS bride stripped of citizenship after begging to come home
British ISIS bride stripped of citizenship after begging to come home

A statement from the family, shared by their lawyer, Mohammed T Akunjee, said they are hoping to challenge the decision. In a Tweet her solicitor said: "Family are very disappointed with the Home Office's intention to have n order made depriving Shamima of her citizenship ".

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  • Bernie Sanders joins 2020 US Presidential race
Bernie Sanders joins 2020 US Presidential race

Sanders, 77, announced his candidacy in an email to supporters, vowing to build a vast movement to confront the special interests that he said dominate government and politics. Democrats have the luxury in 2020 of a vast field of qualified candidates with platforms ranging across the ideological spectrum; it's doubtful there's any one candidate...

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  • United Kingdom lawmakers split from Labour Party over Corbyn's leadership
United Kingdom lawmakers split from Labour Party over Corbyn's leadership

The group has stopped short of forming a new political party and has also ruled out joining another. A key problem is that the paid up Conservative Party members are often more enthusiastic about Brexit than the Conservative lawmakers who represent them, says Alan Wager, a Research Associate at King's College London.

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  • Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released
Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released

President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince HRH Mohammad Bin Salman during the special investiture ceremony. Khan himself drove the prince to the prime minister's residence, where he was met by an honour guard.

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  • N. Korea says Pyongyang-Washington ties primed for breakthrough
N. Korea says Pyongyang-Washington ties primed for breakthrough

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump , three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told Reuters on Saturday. While tensions have eased, North Korea has not relaxed its nuclear posture and has taken no major steps to scale back or dism...

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  • At Munich Security Conference, United States & Europe Spar Over Middle East Policy
At Munich Security Conference, United States & Europe Spar Over Middle East Policy

Europe needs to be willing to get wet if it wants to swim against the unsafe tide of USA unilateralism", Zarif was quoted by Anadolu News Agency as saying. Germany and the EU on Friday rejected an appeal by US Vice President Mike Pence for Europeans to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal and isolate Tehran.

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  • Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Abe and his chief spokesman declined to say if the PM nominated the US President for the prize. "I highly praise President Trump's leadership", Mr. Abe said. Abe has developed a friendship with Trump, golfing with him on multiple occasions and staying at his Mar-a-Lago club. Japan was forced to accept bilateral trade talks with the US after Tru...

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  • US Senator Threatens Maduro With 'Swift, Severe' Consequences if Guaido Harmed
US Senator Threatens Maduro With 'Swift, Severe' Consequences if Guaido Harmed

Venezuelan military officials have to choose: Work toward democracy for the country's future, or lose everything they have. Daniel Smith, chairman of political science at the University of Florida , said voter files from 2018 show that Venezuelan-American voters in Florida are a far smaller bloc than Cuban-American or Puerto Rican voters, but ar...

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  • Trump issues stern warning to Venezuelan military
Trump issues stern warning to Venezuelan military

Opposition officials Sunday hit out at state internet provider CANTV for blocking the website where volunteers are signing up to help bring in the aid, mostly supplied by the United States but stockpiled in Colombia just over the border from Venezuela .

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  • Nigerian President warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response
Nigerian President warns vote-riggers of 'ruthless' response

INEC National Commissioner in charge of information and voters education, Barr Festus Okoye said in a statement shortly after a meeting between the INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu and the 12 National Commissioners. The electoral commission has allowed election campaigning to resume. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has expressed stern mis...

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  • Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre
Christmas Island: Australia 'to re-open' controversial detention centre

Under the bill, detainees on Nauru and Manus Island will be able to seek "medical or psychiatric assessment or treatment" in Australia. "We have approved putting in place the reopening of the Christmas Island detention facilities, both to deal with the prospect of arrivals as well as dealing with the prospect of transfers", Morrison said.

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  • Pakistan rejects charges, denies any link with Pulwama attack
Pakistan rejects charges, denies any link with Pulwama attack

PM Narendra Modi posted a tweet on the incident, stating that the "attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is despicable". The bus was part of a 78-vehicle convoy that was travelling on the the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district .

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  • Netanyahu confirms Israel attacked Iranian targets in Syria
Netanyahu confirms Israel attacked Iranian targets in Syria

A diplomat who saw the presentation said Kushner wouldn't go into details but said the plan would be released sometime after Israel's election. Iran , which was not invited to the conference, where it will be the subject of much debate and disparagement, has changed that calculation.

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  • McConnell takes aim at Ocasio-Cortez with Green New Deal vote
McConnell takes aim at Ocasio-Cortez with Green New Deal vote

If I may borrow a rather good point from Twitchy : "There's no time for a debate or a "national conversation" on climate change: the earth only has 12 years left according to Ocasio-Cortez". "In the coming weeks", the group concluded, "Sunrise Movement's army of young people will be taking action to expose the moral bankruptcy of GOP elites an...

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  • Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years
Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years

Four of these observations were at night with infrared imaging, which confirmed the animal's rosette patterning. Burrard-Lucas was trying to spot the leopard for several days without success when he finally returned to his cameras to find a striking image.

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  • USA charges former Air Force officer for spying for Iran
USA charges former Air Force officer for spying for Iran

Witt's former colleagues", the indictment said. The US Treasury Department also announced sanctions against an Iranian company accused of organizing conferences that served as a platform to recruit Witt, and against another Iranian company suspected of having participated in the cyberattacks.

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  • Trump taunts Iran on 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution
Trump taunts Iran on 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. This year's anniversary comes as tensions rise with the United States and Iran grapples with the aftermath of President Donald Trump's pullout last May from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers and tough US economi...

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  • Venezuela's Maduro leads military exercises
Venezuela's Maduro leads military exercises

National Assembly president Guaido's envoys met with Brazilian officials in Brasilia and announced plans to establish a second aid storage center in the state of Roraima, on Venezuela's southeastern border. 12, 2019. The opposition says the USA -backed aid including food and medicine is needed due to Maduro's mishandling of the once-buoyant OPEC na...

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