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Trump on ending shutdown: 'We have to build the wall'

Trump on ending shutdown: 'We have to build the wall' The president did not express confidence in today's meeting. Collins, who has long argued against shutdowns and tried to broker resolutions to past stalemates, is one of several senators voicing discomfort with the prolonged closure. 29, 2018. Currently, negotiations remain at an impasse as the president said he will not budge on his request for $5 billion in funding for a border wall. [Full Article...]

USA defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

USA defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns Kevin Sweeney retired as a Rear Admiral from the US Navy in 2014. Rear Admiral Sweeney's resignation comes a month after Defence Secretary James Mattis also announced his departure from the department. Jeff Sessions was ousted as attorney general 24 hours after the November midterms, Rex Tillerson was axed as secretary of state in March and the President is already onto his third Chief of Staff,... [Full Article...]

Federal agencies told to hold off pay raises

Federal agencies told to hold off pay raises Federal agencies were told to hold off on enacting pay increases on January 4, in a memo from Margaret Weichert, the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). "We have to get a structure built", he said , adding that they are "very firm" on the requested funding number. But that legislation is said to be dead on arrival in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky... [Full Article...]

US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said the president told them Friday he's prepared for the shutdown to last months or years . The TSA said in a statement Friday that call outs that began over the holiday period have increased. [Full Article...]

Special deployment: Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city

Special deployment: Brazil troops deploy to stop criminal attacks in northern city Dozens of attacks have been registered this week, forcing residents to stay at home and leaving main roads deserted. Ending his first week in office by quickly putting into action the far-right agenda he promoted during his campaign, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday unveiled economic proposals that critics says will worsen inequality across Brazil, putting corporate profits abo... [Full Article...]

Malaysian king resigns after marrying Russian beauty queen

Malaysian king resigns after marrying Russian beauty queen Earlier this week, the country's Islamic royals reportedly held a special meeting, fuelling speculation over Sultan Muhammad V's future. "Have a happy life Sultan Muhammad V", Facebook user SB Lim wrote. For the first time in the country's history, Malaysia's king has abdicated. Wan Ahmad Dahlan said His Majesty was ready to return to Kelantan to be together with the state government and the... [Full Article...]

US Says Airstrike Targeted Militant Tied to USS Cole Bombing

Jamel Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Badawi was wanted in connection with the deaths of 17 Americans who died in the attack on October 12, 2000. Al-Badawi was charged with 50 counts of terrorism-related offenses, including murder of USA nationals and murder of US military personnel. [Full Article...]

Shanahan takes Pentagon helm as Syria withdrawal looms

Shanahan takes Pentagon helm as Syria withdrawal looms Mattis resigned on Dec 20, after Trump stunned the United States establishment by ordering a full troop withdrawal from Syria . Three days later, Trump said he was replacing Mattis with the second-ranking defense official, Pat Shanahan, on New Year 's Day. [Full Article...]

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel Justice Minister Katarina Barley, a member of the Social Democrats called the hack a "serious attack" and added, "The authors want to damage confidence in our democracy and our institutions". Personal information from artists and journalists with leftist political leanings was also published. German security agency the BSI is now investigating the incident, which apparently also includes data on... [Full Article...]

Democrats approve new budget plan to end shutdown - without funds for wall

Democrats approve new budget plan to end shutdown - without funds for wall Trump strode into the White House briefing room Thursday - the 13th day of the partial government shutdown -and declared that "without a wall you can not have border security". Pelosi, who was elected speaker earlier Thursday, also took a shot a Trump, calling his proposal "a wall between reality and his constituents". Reserving the option to introduce more articles later, Sherman told CNN he wa... [Full Article...]

No-deal is better than PM's deal, says DUP Brexit spokesman

No-deal is better than PM's deal, says DUP Brexit spokesman The move is meant to help limit the scale of opposition to the vote while buying time as negotiations continue with European Union leaders. Scotland for a People's Vote has unveiled a new director, the former Conservative Party organiser and academic Kerry Buist, and announced plans for an action day on 12 January and a rally for a new European Union referendum in Edinburgh on 26 January. [Full Article...]

'Multiple victims' in U.S. bowling alley shooting

'Multiple victims' in U.S. bowling alley shooting They added: 'T P D is on scene. In a tweet posted shortly after midnight, the Torrance Police Department said there were " reports of shots fired with multiple victims down ". Whether or not this confrontation was the cause of the violent shooting has not been confirmed by police. Three men were pronounced dead at the scene and two were taken to a hospital, Sgt. [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren gets cheers in Iowa debut

Elizabeth Warren gets cheers in Iowa debut High school senior Maggie Bashore said she was curious, but looking for someone younger than Warren, who is 69. "Get in now, start to build your network in Iowa". "I think people will find her interesting". Obama's Iowa political director for the 2008 caucus and a senior adviser to Clinton in the state eight years later; Janice Rottenberg, an OH organizer for Clinton in 2016; and Brendan Summers, ... [Full Article...]

Persons of interest in Jazmine Barnes case being interviewed, deputies say

Persons of interest in Jazmine Barnes case being interviewed, deputies say Harris County deputies said in a tweet Saturday that detectives are interviewing persons of interest in connection with the slaying of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes . Police say Black "admitted to taking part in the shooting" after he was taken into custody. Barnes, who was sitting behind the driver's seat, died at the scene. [Full Article...]

Russian Church Says Patriarch's Christmas Message Stopped at Ukraine Border

Russian Church Says Patriarch's Christmas Message Stopped at Ukraine Border Experts believe the split could further deteriorate relations between Ukraine and Russia because it could cause the Russian Orthodox Church to lose one-fifth of its members, The Guardian reported . "Sources in Ukraine say that local customs has confiscated all copies of the Christmas address by Patriarch Kirill, which was sent from Russian Federation to be traditionally read out at the chur... [Full Article...]

Turkey To Host Afghanistan, Pakistan For Taliban Peace Talks

Turkey To Host Afghanistan, Pakistan For Taliban Peace Talks The prime minister is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Federal Minister for Planning Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Adviser to PM on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood and foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua. [Full Article...]

Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts

Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts A local fisherman died after his boat capsised due to strong winds near the Pattani province. Another member of its six-man crew was missing. "We haven't heard anything from any officials, I've only asked the hotel receptionist what we do if we need to leave, asking if someone will get us all out or if we make our own way". [Full Article...]

China says USA envoys due in Beijing for talks on trade fight

China says USA envoys due in Beijing for talks on trade fight The two days of meetings are aimed at carrying out the December 1 truce by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping that postponed additional tariff hikes, the Ministry of Commerce announced Friday. Official data this week showed manufacturing has slowed in both China and the United States. Chinese economic growth fell to a post-global crisis low of 6.5 percent in the quarter ending in Septemb... [Full Article...]

Rubbish and goods wash ashore as 270 containers lost off Dutch coast

Rubbish and goods wash ashore as 270 containers lost off Dutch coast The Dutch coastguard had released new photographs showing the chaos on board the cargo ship MSC Zoe which has lost up to 270 containers in high seas off the Dutch coast on Tuesday night. As of Friday, a hundred Dutch soldiers have been deployed to help with the clean-up action. German authorities said that recovering waterlogged containers is proving hard. [Full Article...]

Five teenage girls killed in Escape Room fire in Poland

Five teenage girls killed in Escape Room fire in Poland Five 15-year-old girls died, reportedly of carbon monoxide asphyxiation, while a 25-year-old man was taken to the hospital with burns. Poland's Interior Minister Joachim Brudziński said on Twitter: "A devastating tragedy in Koszalin". [Full Article...]


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