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Jan 10 2019

Eight House Republicans Buck Trump, Vote For Bill To Reopen Gov't Agencies

Republicans control the chamber 53-47, meaning they need Democratic support to reach the 60-vote threshold needed for most legislation to pass. House Appropriations Com...

Jan 10 2019

DNA samples taken after woman in coma for 10 years gives birth

Sgt. Tommy Thompson with the Phoenix Police Department said officers responded on December 29 to a call of an infant who had been delivered at a long-term care facili...

Jan 10 2019

Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher suspended over race controversy

The picture was shared on the school's WhatsApp group by the children's class teacher. "All I saw was messages from the white parents saying "dankie, dankie" ('thank yo...

Jan 10 2019

Second Suspect Charged in Houston Girl's Death

The man believed to have shot and killed Texas 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in a drive-by shooting late last month was charged Tuesday with capital murder. Police arre...

Jan 10 2019

Taliban, US to sit down to peace talks

Daudzai landed in Islamabad for wide-ranging talks on Tuesday amid an intensification of peace efforts by the U.S. and other regional powers to seek a negotiated settled ...

Jan 10 2019

Eight European countries agree to take the 49 migrants at sea

Malta last week allowed the boats to shelter near its coasts from the bad weather but would not let them disembark the migrants. A migrant, part of a group of 49, react...

Jan 10 2019

Man in Australia arrested after 38 suspicious packages sent to foreign consulates

The AFP said assistance from Australia Post had been "crucial to the outcome of the investigation". Savas Avan, from Shepparton, more than 100 miles north of Melbour...

Jan 10 2019

Iran confirms it has detained US navy veteran Michael White

Iran's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that an American citizen had been arrested in the city of Mashhad, but denied reports he had been badly treated, according ...

Jan 10 2019

Felix Tshisekedi: Son, Heir And President Elect

Long-delayed and widely anticipated, the election had the potential to be either the mineral-rich central African country's first peaceful democratic transfer of power ...

Jan 10 2019

Stolen Lottery Scratcher Investigation Reveals $10 Million Winning Ticket

The lucky lottery contestant couldn't contain his excitement. However, the ticket was actually worth $10 million. The lottery investigator who went to the Lucky in Va...

Jan 10 2019

Train believed to be carrying North Korea's Kim leaves Beijing

The visit was Kim Jong Un's fourth to North Korea's primary diplomatic and economic ally since a year ago, and raises speculation that Kim was coordinating with China ...

Jan 09 2019

China offered to bail out Malaysian fund in return for infrastructure deals

Beijing has rejected a Wall Street Journal report saying Chinese officials offered to bail out scandal-ridden Malaysian state fund 1MDB and try to get the USA and other...

Jan 09 2019

Trump threatens to halt emergency fire aid for California

As California works to recover from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season in its recorded history, President Donald Trump declared in a tweet on Wednes...

Jan 09 2019

Norway Tycoon's Wife Missing, Ransom Demanded In Cryptocurrency

Detectives had been investigating the case discreetly for several weeks but decided to make it public on Wednesday in the hope that someone would come forward with inform...

Jan 09 2019

Rosenstein expected to leave Justice in weeks

While Rosenstein was never criticized by Trump as heavily as Sessions was, Trump has cited how Rosenstein signed a FISA surveillance warrant for former Trump campaign a...

Jan 09 2019

Top Democrats say Trump 'has chosen fear' in border battle

The partial government shutdown reached its 18th day, making the closure the second-longest in history. Wallace replied that it would but this would not be enough becau...

Jan 09 2019

Iran blamed for killing two Dutch nationals, and is hit with sanctions

Also on Tuesday, the Netherlands government accused Tehran of hatching plots and involvement in two killings in 2015 and 2017, sending a letter, signed by the foreign and...

Jan 09 2019

Train collision kills three, injures 300

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they found carriages from both trains tilting half off the track. The number of people injured has risen since this morning's firs...

Jan 09 2019

Power of SA passport continues to drop in global ranking

It was followed by Singapore and South Korea in second place, whose citizens can visit 189 destinations without getting a visa before travel. European countries also pe...

Jan 09 2019

Surrey train stabbing: Murder accused appears in court

Darren Pencille, 35, of no fixed abode, appeared at Staines Magistrates' Court on Monday morning accused of stabbing Lee Pomeroy , 51, on a train near Guildford on Frida...