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Congo says Felix Tshisekedi wins presidential poll

Congo says Felix Tshisekedi wins presidential poll

Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) who was announced as the victor of the presidential elections gestures to his suppor...

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Missing teen whose parents were shot is found alive, suspect in custody

Missing teen whose parents were shot is found alive, suspect in custody

Kline says he heard on the scanner that Jayme told them who she was, and they brought her to their home. "I think everybody wishes her a good recovery and a happy life going into the future". The disp...

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Manafort filing reveals alleged campaign communications with Russian operative

Manafort filing reveals alleged campaign communications with Russian operative

The filing did not indicate whether the polling information involved internal campaign data or when exactly it was provided. Gates was instructed by Manafort to have Kilimnik pass the data along to ...

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Rod Rosenstein To Leave After Next Attorney General's Confirmation

Rod Rosenstein To Leave After Next Attorney General's Confirmation

Rosenstein has said the memo had no impact on the department's work. In May 2017 , shortly after the president dumped Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey , Rosenstein appointed Muell...

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Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne

Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne

Police in Australia said on Wednesday (Jan 9) that they are investigating several suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates, which media reports and other officials said included the Unit...

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Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

Human Rights Watch earlier called on the Australian government to allow Alqunun's entry into that country, amid worries about her visa status. The authorities have revealed that Rahaf's applica...

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North Korea's Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

North Korea's Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

His first summit with Xi was a surprise visit to Beijing last March, which was also the first time the North Korean leader left his country since he took power in late 2011 after the death of his ...

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20 children injured in China primary school attack

20 children injured in China primary school attack

Police declined to comment by telephone when asked about the attack. Other reports suggested that the attacker may have worked as a janitor at the school in the past. A doctor at the hospital posted...

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church separated from Russian Federation

Ukrainian Orthodox Church separated from Russian Federation

Just one day before Orthodox Christmas, an official decree marking the independence of Ukraine's new church was granted by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to the head of the Kiev-established ...

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Malaysia's head of state Sultan Muhammad V resigns

Malaysia's head of state Sultan Muhammad V resigns

The 49-year-old king returned to royal duties a week ago after two months of sick leave. Aziz, in the statement , did not indicate the reasons for the sultan's resignation but said the latter had ex...

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Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China

Trump Confident About Reaching Trade Deal with China

A report in March by the U.S. Trade Representative accused China of hacking into U.S. companies' computer networks to steal secrets and coercing American companies to hand over technology as the pri...

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Man charged with murder in Houston girl's death

Man charged with murder in Houston girl's death

Those gathered Saturday were asked to be part of an "army" that will help authorities catch the person who fatally shot Jazmine Barnes . Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee called for a nationwide man...

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Warren Stumps in Iowa, Defends DNA Test

Warren Stumps in Iowa, Defends DNA Test

Though Warren announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee Monday, Friday's event had all the trappings of a full-blown campaign. Iowan Nicki Johnson, sporting a " Nevertheless, S...

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Prediction: Elizabeth Warren bid for WH 'going nowhere'

Prediction: Elizabeth Warren bid for WH 'going nowhere'

Billionaires and big corporations decided they wanted more of the pie and they enlisted politicians to cut them a fatter slice", said the senator from MA, who has always been a vocal critic of big...

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Sarah Sanders Has Solid Response After House Dem Makes Profane Impeachment Comment

Sarah Sanders Has Solid Response After House Dem Makes Profane Impeachment Comment

Pelosi said in an interview on NBC's "Today" Thursday that politics will not play a role in whether Democrats decide to impeach the president . Newly elected Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wou...

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RNC: Romney's attack on Pres. Trump is disappointing, unproductive

RNC: Romney's attack on Pres. Trump is disappointing, unproductive

Romney's critique is getting full coverage on all the national media which has been openly hostile to Trump all along. "He's a fraud. He's a phony ". McDaniel, a MI political operative and daughter...

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China will not give up use of military force over Taiwan - Xi

China will not give up use of military force over Taiwan - Xi

Xi's words that Taiwan "must and will be reunited" follow along with Beijing's long-standing view on its most sensitive issue, though there is some worry in Taiwan that with his increased power Xi i...

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2 women enter Hindu temple in India, breaking years-long ban

2 women enter Hindu temple in India, breaking years-long ban

But the temple refused to abide by the court ruling and subsequent attempts by women to visit it had been blocked by thousands of devotees supporting the ban. Police with batons charged at demonstra...

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Kurdish troops begin withdrawal from Syria’s Manbij

Kurdish troops begin withdrawal from Syria’s Manbij

So we have a lot to talk about today. "But we want to protect the Kurds, nevertheless, we want to protect the Kurds". "I think we're in a pause situation where we are reevaluating what's the best ...

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Auto attack injures 8 pedestrians in Tokyo during New Year's festivities

Auto attack injures 8 pedestrians in Tokyo during New Year's festivities

Police said the man in custody is being held for 'questioning on suspicion of attempted murder'. Ten minutes after midnight in Tokyo on January 1 a van ploughed into pedestrians on a small street ...

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Channel migrants: No easy answers to issue, says Javid

Channel migrants: No easy answers to issue, says Javid

Rejecting Mr Javid's suggestion that increasing patrols would encourage more people to attempt the crossing, Mr Elphicke said: "You don't deter burglars by leaving your front door open". Officers at...

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Canadian defendant to stand trial for drug smuggling in China

Canadian defendant to stand trial for drug smuggling in China

Michael Kovrig , left, and Michael Spavor are the two Canadians detained by Chinese authorities following the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada . It added that Canadian diplomats ...

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Winter Weather advisories and warnings

Winter Weather advisories and warnings

Threats of flooding as a result of up to 4 inches of rain in the northern Gulf Coast persist until Friday. A winter storm is closing roads and knocking out power across parts of central and western ...

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Bahrain confirms ongoing work of its embassy in Syria

Bahrain confirms ongoing work of its embassy in Syria

Notably, the move by Bahrain comes shortly after the United Arab Emirates, too, announced its decision to reopen its embassy in Syria. In his recent remarks, Syria's deputy foreign minister said: "W...

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Nielsen Shifts Blame For Second Child Death To Dems, The 'Dangerous Journey'

Nielsen Shifts Blame For Second Child Death To Dems, The 'Dangerous Journey'

Smugglers often charge less than half the price if a child goes along, knowing that migrants can turn themselves in to border agents and will soon be released. December 24: Alonzo-Gomez was noted...

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Trump threatens to shut border if no wall money

Trump threatens to shut border if no wall money

In one tweet Friday, Trump warned: "word is that a new Caravan is forming in Honduras and they are doing nothing about it". He has also repeatedly threatened to cut off USA aid to countries he d...

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Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids, kills 2

Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids, kills 2

The other two wounded were the Egyptian bus driver and the guide. CNN's Hossam Ahmed reported from Cairo and Mohammed Tawfeeq reported and wrote from Atlanta. "It was bad - people screaming", she ...

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Lukashenko and Putin to meet once again this year, says television

Lukashenko and Putin to meet once again this year, says television

It is extremely hard to predict the glider's trajectory, which essentially leaves any missile defense system off-guard. During the flight, the missile made maneuvers in vertical and horizontal direc...

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Shooting Suspect Reportedly Captured In Kern County

Shooting Suspect Reportedly Captured In Kern County

Homan defended the policy of constructing a border wall as an important piece of immigration enforcement, while admitting that he didn't know how the suspect gained entry into the country. The sheri...

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Koreas hold symbolic groundbreaking ceremony to link railroads across border

Koreas hold symbolic groundbreaking ceremony to link railroads across border

Wednesday's ceremony was another example of the thaw in relations between the Koreas, technically still at war after their conflict ended in a truce not a peace treaty. North Korea's head of the Comm...

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Saudi King Elevates Young Royals in Government Shake-Up

Saudi King Elevates Young Royals in Government Shake-Up

The killing of Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has made the kingdom a focus of global outrage. "The primary bone of contention between Saudi Arabia a...

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Donald Trump visits troops in Iraq

Donald Trump visits troops in Iraq

A Defense Dept. official told Newsweek , in response to this, that "The deployments of special operation forces, including Navy SEALs, are nearly always classified events, as to protect those men a...

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WH Spins Shutdown: Dems Protect 'Illegal Immigrants' Over Americans

WH Spins Shutdown: Dems Protect 'Illegal Immigrants' Over Americans

A weekend and the Christmas holiday have eased some of the pain, but perhaps a bigger factor is that Congress did manage to fund the Defense, Health, Labor, Education and Veterans Affairs department...

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NY transformer explosion lights up sky, causes power outages

It comes just days after an "explosion" was spotted in the skies above California. Social media was ablaze with pictures of the sky, which flickered and was so bright it appeared to be day. "It last...

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Japan to resume commercial whaling

Japan to resume commercial whaling

The move frees the traditional whaling country to return to the hunt in seas around the island nation as well as in its exclusive economic zone, according to the Kyodo News Agency . "What's mo...

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