• Serbia Demands Participation in Probing Politician Ivanovic's Murder in Kosovo
Serbia Demands Participation in Probing Politician Ivanovic's Murder in Kosovo

Oliver Ivanovic , one of the leaders of Kosovo Serbs, was killed in the morning of January 16 in Kosovska Mitrovica. Kosovo, once the core of the medieval Serbian state, experienced increasing tension between the Serbian and Albanian populations, escalating into a civil war in 1998-99, in which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intervention ensu...

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  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Subpoenas Stephen Bannon

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks during a rally for USA senate hopeful Roy Moore. Bannon, a champion of Trump's "America First" agenda, was among the Republican's closest aides during the 2016 election campaign, the presidential transition and during his first months in office.

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  • Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested, others killed after shootout
Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested, others killed after shootout

Oscar Pérez, who rose to fame in June after the government said he hijacked a helicopter and lobbed grenades over two Caracas government buildings in an act of rebellion, was one of seven militants killed Monday, Interior Minister Nëstor Reverol said in a televised speech.

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  • School delays and closures due to inclement weather
School delays and closures due to inclement weather

If tomorrow's school day is canceled, the district said it will notify parents and staff by an automated call, email and on social media on the Cuero ISD's Facebook page. and will remain closed until 10 a.m. Wednesday. New Summit School will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. "SACC will be closed but the district offices will be open".

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  • Martin Luther King III: Trump's vulgar comments are 'extremely racist'
Martin Luther King III: Trump's vulgar comments are 'extremely racist'

Ivana Trump was asked about contested allegations that Trump used a slur when referring several third-world countries during a meeting with six senators. They said Trump expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway, which is overwhelmingly white. "This is a gaffe", the official said.

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  • Over 1000 young people charged in Denmark for sharing sex film
Over 1000 young people charged in Denmark for sharing sex film

If found guilty of distributing indecent images of children, they would be listed for ten years on a register of child pornography offenders. "We want to give out a warning to young people: think about what you're doing", said Flemming Kjærside of Denmark's National Cyber Crime Center in a statement.

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  • Detroit father deported to Mexico after 30 years living in US
Detroit father deported to Mexico after 30 years living in US

The Lincoln Park resident and landscaper was reportedly ordered to return to Mexico in November. She says her husband's deportation didn't feel real until they were at the airport saying goodbye. Cindy Garcia said she is working on getting Jorge Garcia back to the USA but it's going to be at least 18 months until she get a hearing with consulate.

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  • US Congress reportedly lobbied AT&T to dump Huawei smartphones
US Congress reportedly lobbied AT&T to dump Huawei smartphones

Politicians are saying that companies which deal with ZTE and Huawei will not get business from the United States government. Even the use of Huawei handsets by AT&T's Cricket subsidiary is believed to be not acceptable. Huawei declined to comment, but earlier this week told Reuters that it sells its equipment through more than 45 of the...

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  • 'Major challenges' face repatriation of Rohingya Muslims
'Major challenges' face repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

The Rohingya crisis erupted after insurgents of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), better know locally as the Harakah al-Yaqin (faith movement in Arabic), attacked security posts on August 25 in the western state of Rakhine, triggering a fierce military response that the United Nations denounced as ethnic cleansing.

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  • USA officials briefed Jared Kushner on concerns about Wendi Deng Murdoch
USA officials briefed Jared Kushner on concerns about Wendi Deng Murdoch

A representative for Ms Deng told the WSJ that she "has no learning of any Federal Bureau of Investigation concerns or other knowledge organization concerns identifying with her or her affiliations". When reports emerged that she may have been linked with Tony Blair while she was married, British security officials discussed with their USA counte...

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  • North Carolina woman kills her 2 kids, jumps to death from bridge
North Carolina woman kills her 2 kids, jumps to death from bridge

The motive for the double murder-suicide is now unknown, but The Charlotte Observer reported that the crime is still being actively investigated. Posts on the accounts discuss Isaiah's achievements in school and show photos of both children on Christmas morning, when Iliyah unwrapped a large stuffed unicorn.

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  • Qatar denies intercepting Emirati civilian aircraft
Qatar denies intercepting Emirati civilian aircraft

The plane was travelling from the UAE to Bahrain on January 3 when it flew over Qatar's special economic zone "without prior authorisation", the Foreign Ministry said. Asked if Qatar has violated global law by "intimidating" the UAE flight on Monday, Mr Bronk said: "We have little information on the communications that were made between Qatar and...

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  • Balcony Collapses at Indonesia Stock Exchange; Injuries Reported
Balcony Collapses at Indonesia Stock Exchange; Injuries Reported

National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto told the Associated Press that the injured had been taken to three hospitals. The incident prompted a chaotic evacuation from the building, with people fleeing the lobby through the piles of debris.

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  • Rahul Gandhi criticises PM Modi, hails Chinese govt
Rahul Gandhi criticises PM Modi, hails Chinese govt

He was reacting to the first visit of Rahul Gandhi to Amethi , his parliamentary constituency, after his elevation as national president of the party. He is expected to receive a grand reception by party workers. In the last assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, Congress had an embarrassing defeat losing maximum seats in Amethi and Rae Bareili...

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  • Hijab-cutting incident did not happen, Canadian police say
Hijab-cutting incident did not happen, Canadian police say

The announcement came three days after the girl, Khawlah Noman, said that a man tried to cut her hijab with scissors as she was walking to Pauline Johnson Junior High School with her brother. Her mother told media this was "just not Canada". It's not Canada because the incident never happened . Police said then that they were investigating the...

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  • Vote to Reauthorize Warrantless Surveillance a Blow to Free Expression
Vote to Reauthorize Warrantless Surveillance a Blow to Free Expression

Lawmakers voted 256-164 across party lines to extend Section 702 of the Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Act for another six years, and offered minimal changes in the legislation despite lengthy debate about loopholes in the provision that may allow intelligence community officials to conduct domestic surveillance on American citizens.

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  • Deadly clashes in Libyan capital force airport to close
Deadly clashes in Libyan capital force airport to close

The Health Ministry said another 63 people were wounded in the fighting between two militias that are ostensibly allied with the internationally-backed government. "This assault was aimed at freeing terrorists from Daesh (Islamic State) and al-Qaida and other organizations", it said in a statement. The force posted images of tanks deployed around...

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  • Palestinian leader denounces Donald Trump's diplomacy as 'slap of the century'
Palestinian leader denounces Donald Trump's diplomacy as 'slap of the century'

Abbas said the Palestinians will not accept the U.S.as a sole broker, and believe a deal can only be reached if there are multiple parties, such as with the worldwide nuclear deal between six global powers and Iran. Last week, President Donald Trump said the United States may withhold future aid payments to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) ...

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  • Iran Prepared to Deal with Possible US Withdrawal from JCPOA: MP
Iran Prepared to Deal with Possible US Withdrawal from JCPOA: MP

French President Emmanuel Macron told United States counterpart Donald Trump today that it is important for all signatories to respect the landmark Iran nuclear agreement, the French leader's office said. Reluctantly, they are deciding that Trump is the great destabiliser and a far more potent threat to the global order than any danger posed by Ira...

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  • 11-year-old girl allowed to use medical marijuana at school
11-year-old girl allowed to use medical marijuana at school

The parents have an 11-year-old daughter who is now undergoing chemotherapy to treat leukemia. But her parents say School District 54, located in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Illinois , is denying the girl the opportunity "to enjoy the full benefits" of her education, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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