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Dec 25 2018

Pompeo: US still committed to NK denuclearization

Biegun said US officials will be working with their North Korean counterparts to set up the details of the planned meeting, but that they do not have a date or location y...

Dec 25 2018

United States judge orders North Korea to pay $500M in Otto Warmbier's death

The remainder of the payments were to cover pain and suffering, economic losses and medical costs. United States student Otto Frederick Warmbier, who was arrested for c...

Dec 24 2018

Thousands evacuated in Sydney after 'loud crack' in 38-storey building

It's a grim Christmas for some residents of a high rise in Sydney Olympic Park after authorities declared 51 units unsafe following the failure of an internal wall. Ask...

Dec 24 2018

Kasich takes actions on abortion legislation - Newswatch

Kasich did sign a second abortion bill to outlaw a procedure known as a dilation and evacuation abortion. That is a common second-trimester abortion method. But the hear...

Dec 24 2018

How did a volcano possibly trigger Indonesia’s deadly tsunami?

While the full scale of the disaster will not be known for weeks or months, the death toll is already well past 200, with some areas too isolated to report . More than 1...

Dec 24 2018

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect You

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) tried to avert the shutdown by introducing a continuing resolution a few days prior to keep the government funded at ...

Dec 24 2018

At least five killed in two explosions in Somali capital

The mastermind behind the twin attack was detained by the country's National Intelligence Agency, officials said on Twitter. Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire visited th...

Dec 24 2018

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed again for corruption

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on Monday sentenced to seven years in jail by an anti-corruption court in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case. He was...

Dec 24 2018

DOJ panel: Whitaker not required to recuse from overseeing Mueller

Reviewing his thin record, it is hard to argue that Whitaker was appointed for any reason other than because he would bodyguard Donald Trump from legal accountability f...

Dec 24 2018

Syria conflict: Macron criticises Trump's withdrawal decision

Ankara was one of the few U.S. allies to endorse Mr Trump's shock decision to pull the roughly 2,000 United States troops out of Syria . He had asked for an immediate w...

Dec 24 2018

US Government unlikely to get fully back to business for days

Hours after the partial government shutdown began at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he was canceling his trip to Florida . Federal parks...

Dec 24 2018

Turkey's Army Edges Closer to Attacking Syrian Kurd Stronghold

About 2,000 ISIS fighters remain in Syria, according to State Department and Pentagon officials. Trump agreed to withdraw US troops from Syria during his phone conversa...

Dec 24 2018

USA envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout

They come just months after Trump and Erdogan were facing off over new American tariffs, Turkey's refusal to release an American pastor and Erdogan's demands that the U...

Dec 24 2018

NORAD Santa Tracker Still Running Despite Government Shutdown

NORAD will continue the 63-year-old tradition of " NORAD Tracks Santa " on December 24 with the help of volunteers. The tradition began in 1955 after a Colorado Springs...

Dec 24 2018

Senate Democrats Blame Trump For 'Dumb,' ‘Unnecessary,’ ‘Truly Absurd’ Government Shutdown

When the clock struck midnight Saturday morning, the USA federal government entered into a partial shutdown as talks drag out between President Donald Trump and membe...

Dec 24 2018

Light snow is looking more likely for Christmas morning

Highs will rise near 60 degrees late Thursday into Friday! Christmas Eve looks to be a sloppy one for the Pacific Northwest. Dreaming of a White Christmas? Plentiful ...

Dec 24 2018

Afghans To Trump: Your Troop Withdrawal Plan Could Derail Peace Process

Speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press, the official said Taliban officials think the promised departure could help the pe...

Dec 24 2018

Trump and Erdogan discuss 'slow' U.S. military pull-out from Syria

Brett McGurk , the USA special envoy to the anti-Islamic State group coalition, has resigned, a State Department official said Saturday, capping a chaotic week that saw t...

Dec 23 2018

Driver killed in accident at French 'yellow vest' protest

This compares to about 4000 demonstrators at the same time last Saturday. Even though their goals are different, "this demonstration at the Boulou (toll booth) is symbo...

Dec 23 2018

Active weather pattern continues through Christmas holiday

Christmas Eve will be a much more settled day weather wise although it isn't looking like there'll be any snow this festive season and the United Kingdom will have to se...