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Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur sentenced to life in prison

Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur sentenced to life in prison That waiting period would have left McArthur ineligible for parole until the age of 116, beyond his expected natural lifespan. "We should all remember the victims today: Majeed Kayhan, Dean Lisowick , Soroush Mahmudi , Skandaraj Navaratnam , Abdulbasir Faizi, Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam , Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen ". [Full Article...]

Dead in Istanbul Building Collapse, Governor Says

Dead in Istanbul Building Collapse, Governor Says Just like that disaster during the quake, this is the same". Istanbul's governor, Ali Yerlikaya , said Thursday the search for survivors would continue "uninterrupted". "In the event of an quake in Istanbul, we could be faced with a dire picture". The chairman for Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said search and rescue operations were underway, adding that additio... [Full Article...]

Freezing rain warning continues this evening

Freezing rain warning continues this evening The wintry mix could create very slick and hazardous travel conditions for Thursday morning's commute. Late Wednesday night (after midnight) through Thursday, sleet and freezing rain will cause icy issues in Northeast Michigan. Thursday evening, there will be strong winds between 60 and 80 km/h and they could last into Friday. Milder air will sweep in Friday, pushing temperatures near 50 degre... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation asks USA to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty

Russian Federation asks USA to destroy weapons banned by INF Treaty U.S. Undersecretary of State Andrea Thompson argued in Wednesday's phone call with reporters that there is enough time to discuss the treaty's extension. They have also countered with our systems that are in violation. Russian Federation demanded the elimination of target missiles similar in their characteristics to medium-range and shorter-range ground-based ballistic missiles. [Full Article...]

US trying to spur mutiny in military against Maduro

US trying to spur mutiny in military against Maduro He also said that if they really want to help, the economic sanctions with which they suffocate the Bolivarian Government in its efforts to stabilize the social rights of the population must cease. The aid squabble is now the latest front in the battle between Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro, who is vowing not to let the supplies enter the country. [Full Article...]

Man suing parents for giving birth 'without his consent'

Man suing parents for giving birth 'without his consent' Samuel is urging people to ask their parents for an explanation as to why they chose to have children. Instead, he is suing his parents because they were only interested in their own "joy and pleasure" when they made a decision to have him. [Full Article...]

U.S. lawmakers criticise Saudi Arabia, ask about weapons restrictions

U.S. lawmakers criticise Saudi Arabia, ask about weapons restrictions Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners, including the United Arab Emirates , are using the American weapons as a way to buy the loyalty of militias or tribes, support their allies and influence the political landscape, CNN reported , citing local commanders and military analysts. [Full Article...]

Baby on board - father left on Cleveland platform

Baby on board - father left on Cleveland platform Officials say the man started to panic and tried to get the train to stop. The video, which was edited before it was released to the media, cuts to show the baby's caretaker walking toward the door at the back of the train vehicle. He and the other smoker are seen shouting and banging desperately on the doors before the train moves slowly off. Before arriving at the Superior RTA Station, the t... [Full Article...]

68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030

68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030 Hundreds of millions of women have been subjected to female genital mutilation , the United Nations said Wednesday as the world body marks the practice's zero-tolerance day. FGM is a procedure performed on a woman or girl to alter or injure her genitalia for non-medical reasons and most often, involving the partial or total removal of her external genitalia. [Full Article...]

U.S. abortion rights hang by 'dangerously thin' thread, pro-choice advocates warn

U.S. abortion rights hang by 'dangerously thin' thread, pro-choice advocates warn That Roberts voted with the Court's liberals suggests he could take a measured, cautious approach to abortion cases in the near term. In that case, Chief Justice Roberts was in the minority; he would have upheld the Texas provision. "The 5th Circuit previously examined the facts and concluded Louisiana's law does not constitute a burden and is a reasonable step to protect women". [Full Article...]

Attorney General nominee William Barr heads to full Senate vote

Attorney General nominee William Barr heads to full Senate vote Barr provides that steady hand", said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham , the committee's chairman. Patrick Leahy of Vermont called the "extraordinary circumstances" of 2019, as special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained 37 indictments on various charges during his investigation. [Full Article...]

Korea must discuss details on denuclearization before summit

Korea must discuss details on denuclearization before summit It even has a firm date locked in: Trump and Kim will be meeting from February 27-28 in Vietnam. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in Singapore opened a path to peace. The US wants North Korea to make a full declaration of all its nuclear weapons facilities and commit to destroying them, under worldwide supervision - something North Korea has never said it ... [Full Article...]

Florida Politician Accused Of Licking Men's Faces Resigns

Florida Politician Accused Of Licking Men's Faces Resigns Oakley, according to the Times, did not plan to run for re-election and her run as city commissioner would've ended in March. Madeira Beach City Commissioner Nancy Oakley handed in her resignation Tuesday. When Crawford's executive assistant said Oakley's actions were inappropriate, Oakley allegedly "threw a punch" at the woman. McGrady claimed in cross-examination that Oakley "licked a lot ... [Full Article...]

Kenneth Lilly Charged With Attempted Murder In I-35W Bus Driver Shooting

Kenneth Lilly Charged With Attempted Murder In I-35W Bus Driver Shooting After firing, the shooter called 911, according to the authorities. The 31-year-old St. Paul man was charged with one count of attempted second-degree murder as well as a second count of second-degree assault with a unsafe weapon. "It is just horrific". "You nearly run out of ways to describe what went on here, it's just horrific", Chief Deputy Hennepin County Attorney David Brown said. [Full Article...]

NYPD demands that Waze stop including police locations

NYPD demands that Waze stop including police locations Prunty said in the letter. For instance, a person who has been drinking but wants to travel to a location may avoid driving if they are informed of a higher-than-normal level of police activity on the lookout for drunk driving in that area. [Full Article...]

Verdict of Trump’s ‘second periodic physical exam’: president in ‘very good health’

Verdict of Trump’s ‘second periodic physical exam’: president in ‘very good health’ According to White House staffers, besides an incremental uptick in the amount of fish the President has consumed, he has largely adhered to his lifestyle of fast food and little exercise. Last year, Trump clocked in at 6-foot-3 and 239 pounds. He makes no secret of preferring a diet of red meat, fast food and candies. He was seen eating steak, French fries and shrimp at his Trump International Ho... [Full Article...]

Virginia House Dems Seek More Time on Resignation Demands

Virginia House Dems Seek More Time on Resignation Demands One image shows a student in blackface at a costume party, and another shows two students donning blackface while holding a football. After more than a week of controversies surrounding Virginia politicians, yet another one is facing questions over an old yearbook containing racist slurs and photos of students in blackface. [Full Article...]

Aid reaches border with Venezuela

CNN reported that Guaido "is begging the military to let the goods enter the country, but President Nicolas Maduro [is] having none of it, insisting 'we are not beggars, '" and refusing to accept the charity. The emperor of the world? "You can be sure that it won't disturb Venezuela". Well for your information, Venezuela does not give up! "The so-called " humanitarian aid " operation is a ... [Full Article...]

Russia Jails Jehovah's Witness In Landmark Case

Russia Jails Jehovah's Witness In Landmark Case Some publications of the Jehovah's Witnesses are also on a list of banned extremist literature. The Oryol court overseeing Christensen's case ruled him guilty of facilitating activities for an "extremist organization", according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Admits Priests, Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns

Pope Francis Admits Priests, Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns Last week a Vatican magazine reported on nuns aborting the children of priests And an investigation by the Associated Press previous year revealed cases of abuse of nuns in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America - cases in which the Vatican had not sufficiently punished offenders or supported victims. [Full Article...]


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