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Ed Rogers: Maybe Trump has a new message for Davos

In fact, it might be news to Donald Trump's political base, for which "globalist" has become an epithet to toss at domestic opponents. Geneva demonstrator...


China follows worldwide law to protect Arctic environment

AN Arctic shipping shortcut could see goods from China reach Britain in half the current time. China said it would encourage enterprises to build infrastructu...


Paris floods: Hundreds evacuated as rising Seine threatens Louvre

All museums remained open this week, although the Louvre shut the lower level of its department of Islamic Arts. Though the city is not infrequently hit wit...


Undeterred by failed appeal, Brazil's da Silva vows to run

Party leader Senator Gleisi Hoffmann announced the plan for Lula's presidential bid at a rally by labour unions. Lula could still appeal his case to a hig...


Ronald Gasser Convicted of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Joe McKnight

Prosecutors told jurors that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own auto. "They were both all over the place", mo...


Ambulance Bomb Blast Kills 17, Wounds 110

Saturday is a working day in Afghanistan , and the blast tore through a crowded street in a busy part of the city at lunchtime. The Taliban claimed respons...


The Dutch apparently have proof of Russian group's involvement in DNC hack

This cyber attack ultimately served as part of the basis for widespread charges of Russian government interference in the 2016 US presidential election. "Not on...


Zimbabwe elections before July: President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Ever since he succeeded President Mugabe in November 2017, after the veteran leader resigned, following Operation Restore Legacy by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces ...


The end of that Ohio State-Penn State game was absolutely bonkers

Five players are averaging at least 10.4 points per game for Penn State , they are Tony Carr (18.9), Lamar Stevens (15.6), Mike Watkins (13.3), Josh Reaves...


Paris zoo reopens after monkey-hunt

Baboons do not usually pose a threat the humans, but can cause serious injuries if they do attack. "They are stronger than us". After the baboons had disappea...


We're having a loaded lunar trifecta on January 31

No full moon for February! The whole thing will last a couple hours, from when the shadow of the Earth first hits the moon until it finally leaves. Super Moon a...


Syrian Opposition Plans Boycott Of Russia's 'Peace Congress'

Syria's main opposition negotiating body said Saturday it will boycott a peace conference in Russian Federation next week, saying it would not lead to a genuin...


China calls United States real threat to global trade system

Making good on threats to impose tariffs on countries he believes are conducting unfair trade practices, President Donald J. Trump announced a 30-percent ta...


Trump Says He'll Cut Off Palestinian Money Without Talks

Palestinians shunned Pence's visit to the region this month after Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and vowed to begin moving the US embassy to the...


Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence — CIA Director

While Pompeo spoke at length about the threats posed by North Korea , Iran and Russian Federation, he also discussed the threat of being outmaneuvered by cyber...


Trump puts best foot forward on Davos' global stage

Campax is a group of independent activists who say they are working toward "a fair and green economy and for a society that is founded on solidarity and compass...


'Super blue blood moon' is coming

As for how rare this lunar eclipse is, the space agency reports the next one will happen January 21, 2019 and will be visible across the country. A supermoon ...


Leading member of Germany's far-right AfD converts to Islam, resigns

Arthur Wagner sat on the state legislative committee of the AfD, whose election slogans included: " Islam doesn't belong in Germany ". During the 2017 Germa...


United States sends mixed signals after Turkish move on Syrian Kurds

The claims recall a similar argument forwarded by Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and the Russian government for invading Aleppo, a city with a heavy anti-Ass...


Princess Eugenie is engaged to her former barman boyfriend

Princess Eugenie of York, the Queen's granddaughter, has announced her engagement . In a statement, Brooksbank's parents said they were "very excited" f...


Uganda president: 'I love Trump because he tells Africans frankly …'

On Tuesday, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni defended Trump's alleged comments in front of the East African Legislative Assembly. "But he talks to Africans fra...


North Korea, US clash over nukes at disarmament forum in Geneva

In the previous year tensions between North Korea and the United States have escalated over Pyongyang's efforts to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...


Louisiana jobs rise 9800 in December from year-ago tally

Of the 11 counties statewide with unemployment rates at or below 4.1 percent, only one - Tompkins County - was outside the Hudson Valley/New York City region. T...


George Weah Takes Oath Of Office, Becomes Liberia's 24th President

But they were also mindful of the rocky road ahead, especially the challenges posed by sky-high public expectations and likely opposition to his reforms by the ...


Five missing in Oklahoma drilling rig explosion

Enloe said no employees were transported to the hospital and one was treated for burns on the scene before refusing transportation. Morris said his office rec...


State in dilemma over SC orders on Padmaavat release

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud agreed to hear the plea by the two BJP-ruled states on Tuesday. Har...


Hype Things to Expect From Dragon Ball FighterZ

It's definitely worth watching if you can't get enough of Dragon Ball FighterZ's insane action. Using the power of the Unreal engine and the talented team a...


No adjustment with Congress: CPI(M)

However, the CPI (M) general secretary refused to share any details about the rift within the party. "So, on this issue, we want to discuss in our party and wit...


Rocket Lab has lift off

Company representatives said ahead of the first launch window's opening that they were anticipating delays, and wanted to wait for ideal conditions to conduct t...


Israelis Ecstatic, Palestinians Furious Over Pence's Knesset Speech

US Vice President Mike Pence addressed Israel's Knesset on Monday, and he said all the right things, if you're Israeli, that is. While various parts of ...


Republican axed from ethics body after report on alleged sexual misconduct

The pushback from Meehan and subsequent investigation destroyed the woman's life, the Times reports, forcing her to move back in with her parents amid mountin...


No prices anticipated for Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend

Firing from his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on October 1 Paddock killed 58 and wounded more than 800 at the country music festival before...


Vladimir Putin takes dip in freezing water to observeEpiphany

Perhaps yearning to be healed, the bear-riding man of legend dunked his head in the frigid waters and crossed himself, according to an AP report . For Pres...


IPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says

In an exclusive interview with ABC News this Wednesday , Apple's CEO Tim Cook said that iPhone users will soon be able to turn off the power management featu...


United States government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

The fourth government shutdown in a quarter-century began at the stroke of midnight Friday, last gasp negotiations crumbling when Senate Democrats blocked a fou...