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Saudi Crown Prince Threatened To Use "Bullet" On Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Crown Prince Threatened To Use A year before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told an aide he would use "a bullet" on the journalist if he did not return home and end his criticism of the government, the New York Times reported on Thursday. [Full Article...]

State of the Union 2019: What to expect

State of the Union 2019: What to expect Mr Trump lashed out at Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer after he accused the president of "blatant hypocrisy" during a speech. Trump's tweeting about his border wall makes it increasingly likely that the proposal will be a centerpiece of his State of the Union speech tonight. [Full Article...]

Thailand says Australia to blame for arrest of refugee Bahraini footballer

Thailand says Australia to blame for arrest of refugee Bahraini footballer Learning about his visit to Thailand via Interpol, Bahrain issued an arrest warrant and asked Thailand to detain him. Al-Araibi has lived in Australia for about five years with refugee status and Australian residency after fleeing what he described as torture in his native nation. [Full Article...]

Frozen cat thawed out after being found unresponsive in Montana snow bank

Frozen cat thawed out after being found unresponsive in Montana snow bank A vet says Fluffy's body temperature was so low - it was hard to get an IV into her. They rushed her to the Animal Clinic of Kalispell just in time. This is far below the normal body temperature for cats, which usually hovers around 101 degrees, Clark said. Fluffy's owners plan to try to keep her inside for now. [Full Article...]

France recalls ambassador to Italy as tensions deepen

France recalls ambassador to Italy as tensions deepen The official said he assumes the move was because of Di Maio's meeting with the Yellow Vests . Italy's hostile interference in French affairs "has no precedent since the war", said the French foreign ministry. "The winds of change have crossed the Alps", Di Maio wrote . The two governments have also clashed over issues such as immigration. 'This new provocation is unacceptable between neighb... [Full Article...]

New emojis feature inter-racial couples, people with disabilities and a sloth

New emojis feature inter-racial couples, people with disabilities and a sloth In addition, the 2019 list includes two people holding hands that can be modified with a range of gender and skin tone options. This follows complaints by Apple that very few emojis spoke to the experience of people with disabilities. While the vote decided menstruation should be represented with an emoji that was a pair of underwear marked with blood, that idea was rejected by the Unicode C... [Full Article...]

We Will Use Beautiful Curvy Women As Strategy To Promote Tourism

We Will Use Beautiful Curvy Women As Strategy To Promote Tourism His remarks have however been met with backlash especially among women who say the contest is demeaning to women as it objectifies their bodies as sex objects. She demands that the contest is taken down and that Minister Kiwanda offers a public apology for coming up with such an initiative. "That is idolizing women as objects like how you look at objects that's how they will look at women", a wo... [Full Article...]

UK believes IS captive Cantlie is alive: Minister

UK believes IS captive Cantlie is alive: Minister Senior Whitehall sources were incensed at Wallace for his remarks, saying he might have put Cantlie's life in jeopardy by commenting on his status, The Telegraph reported . "We are aware of the current news circulating that John Cantlie is alive". There was no immediate comment from the Cantlie family. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman, said that the SDF received information that Cantlie was still al... [Full Article...]

Travel advisory as SD&G hit with freezing drizzle, ice pellets

Forecasters said freezing drizzle is expected Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. Freezing rain changing to rain or drizzle late in the evening then to a few flurries overnight. Canada Post has suspended mail delivery for the rest of the day in Southern Ontario and the GTA due to unsafe weather conditions. By Friday afternoon, the temperature will drop to -5 C, though it will feel more li... [Full Article...]

Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee, Source Says

Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump Inaugural Committee, Source Says The subpoena also specifically seeks all communications with one donor, Los Angeles venture capitalist Imaad Zuberi, as well as the firm with which he is affiliated, Avenue Ventures. The committee board comprised several billionaire supporters of Trump. The Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office-with help from the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney's office-is investigating the committee for a host of possible ... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren Identified Herself As 'American Indian' On Texas Bar Registration

Elizabeth Warren Identified Herself As 'American Indian' On Texas Bar Registration The test showed that Warren has an Indigenous segment in her DNA, but her ancestry may stretch back as far as 10 generations. Moreover, Trump said he would pledge $1 million to the senator's favorite charity if the DNA tests proved her alleged heritage. [Full Article...]

Patterson skips preliminary hearing in Jayme Closs case; arraignment date set

Patterson skips preliminary hearing in Jayme Closs case; arraignment date set Jayme was held captive for 88 days before she managed to escape last month, donning a pair of her captor's shoes and dashing out into the snow. The Wisconsin man charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and killing her parents will face a criminal trial after he waived his right to a probable cause hearing on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Powerful explosion in busy market in Somali capital

Powerful explosion in busy market in Somali capital Witnesses at the scene told the press that the explosion was very powerful and then a long column of smoke was raised. A Somali police officer said at least seven people died, while nine people were injured. The militants were reportedly killed in Lower Shabelle, southern Samalia, by the United States (US) military which has in the recent past unleashed a series of devastating airstrikes killin... [Full Article...]

Trump’s daily schedule leak shows his day starts late

Trump’s daily schedule leak shows his day starts late The same period covers 77 hours of official, scheduled meetings. "Executive time" is the term administration staff use to describe when the president is in the residence watching television, talking on the phone and tweeting . "What a disgraceful breach of trust to leak schedules". Axios obtained the president's day-to-day schedules from an unidentified White House source. [Full Article...]

Senate passes Middle East policy bill rebuking Syria troop withdrawal

Senate passes Middle East policy bill rebuking Syria troop withdrawal He said the U.S. base in Iraq is "perfectly situated for looking at all over different parts of the troubled Middle East". "And this is what a lot of people don't understand". Retired Lt. General Mark Hertling, a CNN military analyst who commanded troops in Iraq, said he was unclear on what the President was talking about. [Full Article...]

EU's Tusk slams Brexit supporters with no ideas

EU's Tusk slams Brexit supporters with no ideas Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, left, shakes hands with European Council President Donald Tusk after making a joint statement following their meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. The border area was a flashpoint on the island of Ireland during decades of conflict, and the free flow of people and goods across the frontier underpins the peace agreement of 1998. [Full Article...]

Texas Man Dies After Vape Pen Explodes

Texas Man Dies After Vape Pen Explodes His grandmother said the battery had melted plastic in her auto, which was covered in blood. Alice Brown said she has no intention of suing the hospital or the company that produced the e-cigarette that caused the tragic accident, because it will not bring her grandson back. [Full Article...]

Pope says priests kept nuns as sex slaves

Pope says priests kept nuns as sex slaves The Pope added that the abuse of nuns was still a problem and that the Church was working on it. Pope Francis said the problems have dragged on a long time, and that some are still ongoing. In November, the International Union of Superiors General, which represents all female Catholic religious orders, publicly decried the "culture of silence and secrecy" that prevented nuns from reporting abu... [Full Article...]

President Trump delivers the State of the Union address

President Trump delivers the State of the Union address Donald Trump Jr. entered Statuary Hall for his father's State of the Union address on Tuesday headed for a friendly office but ended up in enemy territory. "The leading scientists of the world tell us that climate change is real, that climate change is caused by human activity and that climate change is already causing devastating harm in the United States and the rest of the world". [Full Article...]

European Union nations back Venezuelan opposition leader

European Union nations back Venezuelan opposition leader It has led the push to recognize opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido as Venezuela's rightful leader and seeks ways to remove President Nicolas Maduro . "Soldiers, we continue to wait for you". Maduro has blamed the United States for manufacturing a military coup against his country. The United States has sought to squeeze Maduro both economically and diplomatically, imposing sanctions that ... [Full Article...]


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