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North Korean soldier defects to South Korea, South's military says

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea, South's military says A North Korean soldier crossed the military demarcation line (MDL) into the South on Saturday morning, the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced. "I think it will be absolutely imperative in this next summit that we come away with a plan for identifying all of the weapons in question, identifying all the development sites, allowing for inspections of the sites and the plan for dismantling nu... [Full Article...]

Cops find ring in grate after engagement goes 'horribly wrong'

But by then the would-be bride and groom were long gone and had not left their names or contact information. The NYPD released photos and surveillance video showing a man and a woman searching for a ring which fell into a utility grate near 2 Times Square in Manhattan on Friday. [Full Article...]

7.0 magnitude natural disaster rocks Alaska in US

7.0 magnitude natural disaster rocks Alaska in US The 7.0 magnitude quake struck about 8 miles (13g km) north of Anchorage, a city of 300,000 residents accounting for about 40 percent of Alaska's population. A vehicle lies stranded on a collapsed roadway near the airport after an quake in Anchorage, Alaska, US, November 30, 2018 . Because natural disaster magnitude is measured on a logarithmic scale , the 1964 quake was more than 150 times bigg... [Full Article...]

Crucial Life Lessons From President George H.W. Bush

Crucial Life Lessons From President George H.W. Bush President Donald Trump has said the late George H W Bush "set the stage for the decades of prosperity" following his years in power. Theresa May said Mr Bush's ethos of public service had been "the guiding thread of his life and an example to us all". [Full Article...]

Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Indicted for Murder

Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Indicted for Murder Guyger was arrested three days later on a manslaughter charge, but remained on the city's payroll until September 24, when the Dallas Police Department fired Guygerfollowing an internal affairs review. Guyger, who is white, was arrested on a manslaughter charge three days after the September 6 shooting . Grand jury returns murder indictment against ex-Dallas police officer Amber Guyger in ... [Full Article...]

Macron tells Saudi prince global experts needed in Khashoggi probes

Macron tells Saudi prince global experts needed in Khashoggi probes Amidst heightened global scrutiny of the young Saudi leader following his alleged role in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi , MBS was all smiles when he greeted the Russian strongman in Argentina on Friday. American officials, including Trump, have publicly questioned whether the crown prince's role will ever truly be known. The killing of Khashoggi has strained Saud... [Full Article...]

Brits Prefer Remaining in European Union or Hard Brexit Over PM May's Deal

Brits Prefer Remaining in European Union or Hard Brexit Over PM May's Deal Her efforts suffered a blow Friday when Universities Minister Sam Gyimah quit the government, saying accepting the deal would mean surrendering "our voice, our vote and our veto" in the EU. "There is an alternative to Theresa May's bad deal and no deal". "The message I get from members of the public is that they want the Government to do that, they want us to deliver Brexit and we want to do it ... [Full Article...]

Man accused of setting fire to NJ mansion now faces murder charges

Man accused of setting fire to NJ mansion now faces murder charges Jennifer Caneiro was shot and stabbed, and the two children , 11-year-old Jesse and 8-year-old Sophia , were stabbed repeatedly, the prosecutor said, disclosing for the first time how the three died. "He said, "I'm in complete shock, I can't believe this is happening to me". The Monmouth County prosecutor plans to announce more details on Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

NAFTA 2.0 Signed: A Deal for 'The Corporate One Percent'

NAFTA 2.0 Signed: A Deal for 'The Corporate One Percent' The signing was done on Pena Nieto's last day in office, a target the countries had pushed for in a bid to have it sealed before his successor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, takes power Saturday. Relations between the us and Canada took repeated blows during the negotiation Trump initiated in August 2017, largely because of his public attacks on Trudeau . [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi nominated by Democrats to be next House speaker

Nancy Pelosi nominated by Democrats to be next House speaker Nine members of that group of centrists that had been threatening to vote against her unless she agreed to some rule changes, numbers that combined with the 20-odd Democrats promising to oppose Pelosi could have given her real problems on the House floor on January 3. [Full Article...]

Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment indicted for murder

She was arrested days after the September 6 shooting that killed her 26-year-old neighbor Botham Jean , who was from the Caribbean island nation of St. There remains conflicting narratives over what led up to the shooting. She then opened the door to Jean's apartment, which was unlocked. The door, according to the document, was ajar and Guyger opened it. [Full Article...]

Trump appears to walk past Putin, Saudi prince

Trump appears to walk past Putin, Saudi prince Nearly an hour after the gathering, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "Today, before the start of the G20 summit, President Trump met during breakfast ... Russia's foreign minister regretted the move, but said "love can't be forced". Saudi Arabia has denied that bin Salman played a role, but US intelligence agencies concluded he ordered the killing. [Full Article...]

Canada imposes sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals

Canada imposes sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was very public in his opposition to the ceasefire, with British officials saying he " threw a fit " about their proposal. Modi invited Saudi Arabia to join the initiative of the International Solar Energy Federation and the crown prince announced the Kingdom's acceptance of the invitation. [Full Article...]

6 magnitude earthquake rocks buildings in Anchorage

6 magnitude earthquake rocks buildings in Anchorage Soon after the shaking ended, the school bus pulled up and the children boarded, but the driver stopped at a bridge and refused to go across because of deep cracks in the road, Lettow said. Senior center technician Michael Burgy says gauges are being monitored to determine if any underwater landslides have generated tsunami waves. "All non-essential personnel should go home", it said in a tweet . [Full Article...]

Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Won't be Prosecuted

Migrants Arrested in Border Clash Won't be Prosecuted Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a tweet after the Sunday clash that the actions by the migrants were "dangerous and not consistent with peacefully seeking asylum". During an immigration interview, Ramirez reportedly told the San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents that he was part of the migrant caravan originating in Honduras-making stops in Guatemala and Mexico before his capt... [Full Article...]

Former US president George HW Bush passes away at 94

Former US president George HW Bush passes away at 94 The senior Bush had a lifetime of public service before he became president - as a young Navy pilot in World War II, Texas congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and faithful vice president to Ronald Reagan. He also battled Parkinson's disease and was hospitalized in the past year for a blood infection, low blood pressure and fatigue. George H.W. Bush enlisted in the Navy on his 18th ... [Full Article...]

Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister

Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister Imran Khan said that after he became the prime minister, he was disappointed when India cancelled talks scheduled to take place on the sidelines of UN Security Council meet in US. Indian External Affairs Ministers Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi were set to meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY, that could have marked the first thaw in bilateral t... [Full Article...]

World leaders welcome Saudi prince at G20, Putin delighted

World leaders welcome Saudi prince at G20, Putin delighted The French presidency said that Macron conveyed " very firm " messages on the killing of Khashoggi and the Saudi-led offensive in Yemen, where millions are on the brink of starvation in what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel to miss G20 opening after plane 'malfunction' forces unscheduled landing

Angela Merkel to miss G20 opening after plane 'malfunction' forces unscheduled landing Angela Merkel is now travelling to the G20 summit aboard Iberia flight 6849, an Airbus A330 on a scheduled commercial flight from Madrid to Buenos Aires. Noteworthy, the aircrew set the transponder to code 7600 , that means "radio failure". Merkel will now travel to the G20 with a vastly slimmed-down delegation. [Full Article...]

New shelter in Tijuana to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says

New shelter in Tijuana to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says Among the 2,267 Central American migrants who are ill, at least 101 have lice and skin infections, the Tijuana Health Department reported . There's also a threat of Hepatitis outbreak due to unsanitary conditions, the spokesman said . "We won't compromise the resources of the residents of Tijuana", Gastelum said during a press conference. Still, asylum seekers say they are frustrated with Me... [Full Article...]


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