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Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal MPs from both ruling and opposition blocs in parliament are united in calls for an extraordinary session to debate the matter , saying that the question of U.S. Trump also greeted troops at the Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany during a refueling stop. Israel allegedly carried out a series of airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday evening, with the IDF announcing it had deployed air defenses ag... [Full Article...]

N. Korea to keep momentum for dialogue through New Year's speech

N. Korea to keep momentum for dialogue through New Year's speech The diplomats also discussed the North Korean nuclear issue and how Seoul and Tokyo could help restart talks between the United States and North Korea, South Korea's foreign ministry said in a statement. "The railways will not only reduce time and space but also the distance between the hearts of the South and North", South Korean transport minister Kim Hyun-mee said at the ceremony. [Full Article...]

Explosion lights up sky over Queens, New York

Explosion lights up sky over Queens, New York The NYPD has confirmed the lights visible in the city "appear to have been from a transformer explosion at a Con Ed facility in Queens". The power went down briefly at LaGuardia Airport, forcing a ground stop and causing delays. People flocked to social media to find out what happened and to share their observations. "Or give me another reason why the sky is blue on this NY night!" Nunez s... [Full Article...]

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as Most Admired Woman

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as Most Admired Woman Former President Barack Obama is the most admired man in America in this year's poll , with 19 percent of respondents naming him. Gallup's annual poll, conducted in December among 1025 USA adults, asks respondents what man or woman, living today in any part of the world, they admire most. [Full Article...]

1 person dies in South Dakota small airplane crash

1 person dies in South Dakota small airplane crash Smith says a fire at the scene was extinguished within minutes. A couple who were well-known Sioux Falls philanthropists were killed when a small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood of South Dakota's largest city, police said Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Transformer explodes at NY power plant, fills sky with blue light

The explosion lit the sky so brightly that it briefly appeared to be daytime in neighborhoods like Astoria and Woodside, residents reported. While she didn't hear an explosion from about a mile away, Scott said the electricity flickered. All FAA facilities at La Guardia are on generator power and there was no interruption to air traffic control, FAA spokesman Greg Martin said. The ground stop last... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia demotes foreign minister in wake of Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabia demotes foreign minister in wake of Khashoggi case Jubeir was effectively demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, the decree added without explaining the change, as the kingdom appears diplomatically weakened after Khashoggi's murder. "There is an effort to balance the fast pace of reform with bolstering government procedures and institutions". His articles in the Washington Post had been particularly critical of Crown Prince Mohamm... [Full Article...]

Trump Declares End To Us 'policeman' Role In Surprise Iraq Visit

Trump Declares End To Us 'policeman' Role In Surprise Iraq Visit At long last, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania paid a visit to USA troops stationed overseas, after a secret overnight flight to Iraq . With the exception of the Kurdish autonomous region, much of Iraq is hostile in one way or another to the US presence, either due to historic reasons such as lingering support for Saddam Hussein, or because of US-Iran tensions or perceived US a... [Full Article...]

SC girl talks Santa in phone call with president

SC girl talks Santa in phone call with president President Donald Trump speaks on the phone sharing updates to track Santa's movements from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. Donnie and his wife, US First Lady Melania Trump, were taking calls from kids across the whole of the US of A as part of a Christmas tradition. [Full Article...]

White House, Congressional Democrats see no deal on shutdown

White House, Congressional Democrats see no deal on shutdown And although the Senate is slated to come into session Thursday afternoon, few senators were expected to be around for it. Trump declined to say whether he would accept $2 billion for new fencing, as is said to have proposed to Schumer. [Full Article...]

Sudan Braces for More Protests Against Al-Bashir Government

Sudan Braces for More Protests Against Al-Bashir Government Over the past three days, various areas in Sudan, including Khartoum , have been witnessing popular protests against the deteriorating economic conditions and price hikes of basic commodities. In Omdurman, just across the River Nile from central Khartoum , protesters chanted "The people want the fall of the regime" and "Freedom!" One of Sudan's largest political groups, the Democratic Unionist... [Full Article...]

Two Missing Children’s Bodies Found on Property of Georgia Mall Santa

Two Missing Children’s Bodies Found on Property of Georgia Mall Santa While both children had been enrolled in Effingham County schools, they were withdrawn for home-schooling before they went missing. McDuffie said his office received a 911 tip from a caller that Mary Crocker hadn't been seen since October and that the tipster feared she was dead . [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions By Friday, the system will turn to rain after reaching parts of New England and NY, which both expect temperatures in the 40s and 50s. This multi-day storm comes with a second and third punch. In Wadena County, the snow accumulation may range from 5-12 inches with wind gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. Rain, then moderate to heavy snowfall, is likely through tonight. [Full Article...]

Martial law ends in Ukraine, restrictions for Russians may remain

Martial law ends in Ukraine, restrictions for Russians may remain Russian border patrol boats fired on, boarded and seized the three Ukrainian vessels, along with 24 sailors, in November off the coast of Crimea. During a live-streamed military cabinet meeting in capital Kiev on Wednesday, Poroshenko said that not renewing the measure despite the ongoing "Russian threat" was his "principled decision". [Full Article...]

Turkey to dispatch high-level team to Russian Federation for Syria talks

Turkey to dispatch high-level team to Russian Federation for Syria talks Turkey warned France that it is pointless to maintain its military presence in Syria to protect the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Moscow "is still being guided by media reports that the full withdrawal of United States ground forces from northeastern Syria, the Al-Tanf area, may be carried out in two to three months", she said. [Full Article...]

Western nations urge calm in Sudan as protests turn violent

Western nations urge calm in Sudan as protests turn violent Sudanese President Omar Bashir pledged on Monday to proceed with economic reforms in the country in order to ensure that the Sudanese have decent living amid ongoing protests against the poor economic situation in Sudan , local media reported. [Full Article...]

Trump Had One Main Concern About Visiting Troops In Iraq

Trump Had One Main Concern About Visiting Troops In Iraq The falsehood about military pay raises may be turning into a theme for Trump. The President and his wife posed for photographs with USA military personnel during the flying visit to the military base. "I think this is real good for America, and I just think on a day like today we just ought to say thank you to the president". "We're no longer the suckers, folks", Trump told American serviceme... [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin oversees test of hypersonic weapon

Russia's Putin oversees test of hypersonic weapon Putin named the Avangard, which is among the array of new nuclear weapons that Putin presented in March, saying they can't be intercepted. Russian Federation has become the first country to complete the development of hypersonic weapons, Putin announced on Wednesday as he hailed the successful testing of advanced missiles. [Full Article...]

Fijian born police officer dies from gunshots in the US

Fijian born police officer dies from gunshots in the US The California Highway Patrol issued a blue alert , initiated after acts of violence against law enforcement, for Stanislaus, Merced, San Joaquin, Tuolumne and Santa Clara counties. The truck has a hood scoop and a paper license plate that says "AR Auto", according to CNN affiliate KOVR . He had previously served with the two other police departments in the US. [Full Article...]

After the Tsunami in Indonesia's Sunda Strait

After the Tsunami in Indonesia's Sunda Strait Despite the devastating 2004 Boxing Day tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people, Indonesia lacks proper equipment to warn of an incoming tsunami. Unlike those caused by earthquakes, which usually trigger alert systems, volcano-triggered tsunamis give authorities very little time to warn residents of the impending threat. [Full Article...]


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