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Shocking video captures child falling out of moving vehicle

Shocking video captures child falling out of moving vehicle Authorities in Minnesota say a two-year-old child is OK after tumbling from the back seat of a moving vehicle while still strapped in a auto seat. The two year-old could be seen dropping out the back door of the auto and sliding across the road as it turned a corner in Mankato, Minnesota on Monday. [Full Article...]

Australia Day: Councils Forced To Hold Citizenship Ceremonies On Jan 26

Australia Day: Councils Forced To Hold Citizenship Ceremonies On Jan 26 Melbourne's Yarra City Council voted in August to no longer refer to January 26 as Australia Day , instead replacing its citizenship ceremony with an event "marking the loss of Indigenous culture". "But we're not just going to cop people undermining Australia's national day.This is a pretty commonsense idea". They come along and dress appropriately and I think, out of respect for what is being of... [Full Article...]

Iran satellite in USA row fails to reach orbit: State media

Iran satellite in USA row fails to reach orbit: State media The United States was also concerned that the long-range ballistic technology, which was used to put satellites into orbit, could also be used to launch warheads. "Now, we have earned plenty of experience and we will be able to make a new satellite quicker", he said. Iran has launched several short-life satellites into orbit over the past decade, including the Simorgh and the Pajouhesh. [Full Article...]

Blast near Syria US-led Coalition Patrol Causes Casualties

Blast near Syria US-led Coalition Patrol Causes Casualties An explosion damaged a restaurant in Manbij, Syria, Wednesday, shown in a screengrab from the Kurdish Hawar News agency, or ANHA. It's not yet clear how many United States service members were killed; per Bloomberg , the Trump administration said initial reports indicated four were killed and three were injured, but reports are all over the place in terms of how many people were killed in... [Full Article...]

Turkey says it will not be 'intimidated' by Trump's threats

Turkey says it will not be 'intimidated' by Trump's threats The phone call came after Trump threatened to " devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds ", conflating "Kurds" with the terrorist PKK/YPG in Syria, a conflation that Turkey has repeatedly criticized. Mr Trump did not detail who would create, enforce or pay for the safe zone , or where it would be located. Trump also warned the Kurds not to provoke Turkey and raised the idea of a twenty... [Full Article...]

Pompeo to ask Mohammed bin Salman to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'

Pompeo to ask Mohammed bin Salman to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable' USA officials said the death was in the family of his wife, who accompanied him on the trip and will return with him. The top USA diplomat met separately with King Salman for 35 minutes and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman for another 45 minutes, according to reporters traveling with him. [Full Article...]

White House Reportedly Asked for Military Options to Strike Iran

White House Reportedly Asked for Military Options to Strike Iran An unnamed "former senior US administration official" said the request "definitely rattled people". "They unsettled the people", quoted a high-ranking Ex-employees. The White House made threatening public statements that month about holding Iran accountable for any injury to U.S. personnel or government facilities. [Full Article...]

At Least 15 Dead in Nairobi Hotel Attack

At Least 15 Dead in Nairobi Hotel Attack Gunmen began the attack on Tuesday. It was not clear how many attackers laid siege to the complex, which includes the DusitD2 hotel, along with bars, restaurants, banks and offices and is in a well-to-do neighborhood with large numbers of American, European and Indian expatriates. [Full Article...]

1 dead, 4 in critical condition at mass overdose in house

1 dead, 4 in critical condition at mass overdose in house Police said there were 13 victims aged from 19 to 30, but did not provide information about exact relationships between them and the homeowner or details of the dead person. "We had four fire engines; all of the Butte EMS were on scene as well". According to CNN the Chico Fire Department Division Chief Jesse Alexander told the station that this was the largest mass casualty incident he had s... [Full Article...]

No deal scenario could make united Ireland more likely - May

No deal scenario could make united Ireland more likely - May The Brexit-supporting Conservative MP warns that the controversial "back stop" in the agreement to stop the Northern Ireland peace agreement falling apart "ensures we will be fettered in our ability to negotiate trade deals with other nations in future". [Full Article...]

Saudi teen who fled to Canada gets security guard after death threats

Saudi teen who fled to Canada gets security guard after death threats She was offered asylum by Canada after her pleas for worldwide help sparked a media frenzy and prompted diplomats in Bangkok to intervene with support for her cause. She said she hoped her story would act as an inspiration for other women in Saudi Arabia oppressed by the guardianship laws. She said her family in Saudi Arabia had abused her after she renounced Islam and that they would kill her i... [Full Article...]

Confirmation Hearing of Attorney General Nominee William Barr

Confirmation Hearing of Attorney General Nominee William Barr Mueller is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election, including "any links and/or co-ordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump ". Barr says multiple times in the prepared testimony that Mueller will be allowed "to complete his work" but doesn't say how long he might give him to do so. [Full Article...]

Fuel price hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe

Fuel price hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe doesn't have enough foreign exchange to fund imports and pay workers, many of whom are refusing to accept salaries in electronic money or so-called bond notes because they trade at a discount to hard currency on the black market. [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream

Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream Trump tweeted , along with the Instagram live video Warren posted on New Year's Eve to announce her candidacy over a beer with her husband, Bruce. Ms Warren has also dealt with backlash of her own from tribes, after revealing DNA test results she said validated her claim of Native American heritage. [Full Article...]

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators President Donald Trump mocked reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened a counter-intelligence probe of his activities following his firing of James Comey , needling critics who 'thought he worked for the Kremlin'. This suspicion arose naturally after Trump complained about Comey to Russian diplomats and then told NBC's Lester Holt that he had the "Russia thing" in mind when he a... [Full Article...]

Iowa Republican Steve King faces party action over 'white supremacist' remark

Iowa Republican Steve King faces party action over 'white supremacist' remark Republican commentator Ana Navarro appeared on CNN to denounce King-but also his enablers in the Republican Party, who for years turned a blind eye to his blatant racism. Steve King said in a New York Times article published Thursday . "We have made significant progress in our nation, and while there is still work to do, we can not let these intolerant and hateful views hold us back". [Full Article...]

Hostage situation at New Jersey UPS facility ‘resolved,’ county spokeswoman says

Hostage situation at New Jersey UPS facility ‘resolved,’ county spokeswoman says Minutes before, Gloucester County prosecutor Charles Fiore said at a news conference that police were in speaking via telephone with a man holding two women hostage at the facility. "All staff and students are SAFE!" Police remain on the scene of a shooting at a UPS facility on June 14, 2017, in San Francisco, California. "We can not provide information about the identity of people involved a... [Full Article...]

Fleeing Saudi woman coming to Canada

Fleeing Saudi woman coming to Canada Thai officials said Friday evening that 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is en route to Toronto via Seoul, South Korea. Alqunun gained worldwide prominence when she fled her family last week while visiting Kuwait and flew to Bangkok , where she barricaded herself in an airport hotel and launched a Twitter campaign outlining allegations of abuse against her relatives. [Full Article...]

China rejects Justin Trudeau's immunity claim for detained Canadian

China rejects Justin Trudeau's immunity claim for detained Canadian Schellenberg's lawyer Zhang Dongshuo told Reuters he will likely appeal the sentence. Schellenberg's unusually swift appeal hearing and retrial came after the Chinese government was incensed by the December arrest in Vancouver, British Columbia, of Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Huawei , a Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer. [Full Article...]

Dems Looking to Bring Ocasio-Cortez Under Control

Dems Looking to Bring Ocasio-Cortez Under Control Meanwhile, Politico ran an article today claiming " Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez", for which AOC had yet another ideal response, not just shutting down the sentiment but also solidifying her nerd cred for the foreseeable future. [Full Article...]


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