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Congo election: Felix Tshisekedi declared victor in contentious result

Congo election: Felix Tshisekedi declared victor in contentious result Any widespread perception the election has been stolen could set off a destabilizing cycle of unrest, particularly in the volatile eastern borderlands where Fayulu enjoyed some of his strongest support. He said the delay is to "fudge the results" and warned that his coalition would release its own figures if the official ones are in doubt. It "may be a message that the publication (of the res... [Full Article...]

Turkey says Syria offensive does not depend on United States troop withdrawal

Turkey says Syria offensive does not depend on United States troop withdrawal On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said that USA national security adviser John Bolton was making a "serious mistake" by placing the safety of US allies in Syria as a condition of USA withdrawal. The main extremist alliance in Syria's Idlib region reached a deal on Thursday ending days of deadly fighting with rival rebels and extending its influence over the whole rebel e... [Full Article...]

Clothing bin manufacturer halts production after Toronto death

Clothing bin manufacturer halts production after Toronto death It is unclear how the woman, who is in her 30s, became trapped inside the bin. She was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The boxes have been called "death traps" after seven Canadians died after getting trapped in the bins since 2015, the Canadian Press reports . [Full Article...]

Saudi Officials 'Satisfied' by Handling of Rahaf: Big Joke

Saudi Officials 'Satisfied' by Handling of Rahaf: Big Joke The Head of the Thai Immigration Service, Swartzat Hakparn, told reporters that "the morning flight was via Kuwait Airways to bring her back to Saudi Arabia ". Saudi Arabia has denied claims that it intervened at the airport and has said she should be returned to her family, arguing that they fear for her safety. [Full Article...]

Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020

Warren Announces She Is Running for President in 2020 The suggestion mocks Sen. Even when Sioux City Democrat Tricia Currans-Sheehan asked her why she submitted to a DNA test after Trump questioned Warren's claim of Native American ancestry, Warren shifted back to middle-class economics. "Is this going to be a Democratic primary that truly is a grassroots movement, that is funded by the grassroots, that's done with grassroots volunteers?" Dozens of... [Full Article...]

TSA workers calling in sick amid shutdown, union says; DHS denies

TSA workers calling in sick amid shutdown, union says; DHS denies Kennedy Airport, as many as 170 TSA employees have called off sick each day this week, according to CNN . The lack of workers led to officers from earlier shifts having to cover the evenings. In North Carolina, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham's airports are seeing call-outs jump by 10 percent, local union president Mac Johnson told the news network. [Full Article...]

Saudi men can no Longer Divorce Their Wives Without Telling Them

Saudi men can no Longer Divorce Their Wives Without Telling Them This often led to a practice of " secret divorce " whereby men would divorce their wives but remain living with them cause their now ex-wives to miss out on alimony payments. Nouf also explained that though several strides in women's rights have been made in recent months, there's still a long way to go before Saudi women win all their rights. [Full Article...]

ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’

ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’ Trump's new statement follows a trip by his national security adviser John Bolton to Israel in which he told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that withdrawal would not happen before " ISIS [Daesh] is defeated and not able to revive itself". [Full Article...]

Fire in Poland kills 5 girls locked in home-based escape room

Fire in Poland kills 5 girls locked in home-based escape room It's believe the girls were celebrating a birthday party at the time. Five teenage girls have been killed in a horrific blaze that broke out in an escape room . Regarded as an intellectual challenge, the games are highly popular among teenagers in Poland . He wrote: 'A devastating tragedy in Koszalin. Firefighters found their bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room. [Full Article...]

USA budget shutdown: I won't compromise on wall, says Trump

USA budget shutdown: I won't compromise on wall, says Trump President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, joined by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and other Congressional Republican leaders, after a meeting with Congressional leaders on border security, as the government shutdown continues Friday, Jan. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump slams Mitt Romney as another 'Flake' after lawmaker's criticism

Donald Trump slams Mitt Romney as another 'Flake' after lawmaker's criticism In his essay yesterday, Romney vowed to speak his mind in Washington , which now includes a divided Congress as Democrats take control of the US House of Representatives following their November election gains. The timing of the article, just two days before Mr Romney is sworn-in, prompted some to speculate he was positioning himself as a challenger to Mr Trump securing the Republican presid... [Full Article...]

Four Injured In Xenophobic Attack

Four Injured In Xenophobic Attack The man, who wasn't named, then drove into the center of Bottrop where he slammed into a crowd. His victims included Syrian and Afghan nationals. Police said there are also signs the unidentified man is suffering from a mental illness. Authorities said the driver made anti-foreigner comments during his arrest and the attack is presumed to have been premeditated. Horst Seehofer, Germany's federal... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump gives military 4 months to leave Syria

President Donald Trump gives military 4 months to leave Syria Earlier in the day, he said the removal of US troops could leave Syrian Kurds at risk from both ISIS and Turkey . For a president who has looked to the military for affirmation throughout his campaign and presidency and boasted about stocking his Cabinet with what he called "my generals", his decision December 19 to withdraw quickly from Syria was a significant split from his military and civil... [Full Article...]

White House meeting ends with no progress on shutdown or border wall

White House meeting ends with no progress on shutdown or border wall White House officials believed the educational brief would help convince the Democratic leaders that funding for a physical border barrier is necessary. Jeffries said that while Trump wants to "waste millions in taxpayer dollars on a medieval border wall", Democrats are drawing "a line in the stand" against the spending they say won't make the border any safer. [Full Article...]

NK leader warns of seeking 'new way' if United States pressure continues

NK leader warns of seeking 'new way' if United States pressure continues North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has renewed his commitment to denuclearisation but warned that he may have no option but to seek an alternative course if the United States does not take corresponding measures and maintains sanctions. "I think we both understood the situation..." The North Koreans want a different relationship with the USA before denuclearizing - such as through a peace treaty, ... [Full Article...]

USA agents fire tear gas at asylum seekers across Mexico border

USA agents fire tear gas at asylum seekers across Mexico border Last time the U.S. border patrol resorted to tear gas to fend off an avalanche of migrants trying to break through the fence in November, it sparked a massive backlash after videos and photos of women and children as young as three coughing and fleeing in disarray went viral. [Full Article...]

Women form human chain in protest over Indian temple's ban on females

Women form human chain in protest over Indian temple's ban on females A senior temple official told the BBC that the sanctum has now reopened. SKS activists vowed not to rest till Vijayan was ousted from office and called a dawn-to-dusk shutdown on Thursday. "The government only did its role in upholding the Supreme Court directive", he told journalists. Some protesters can also be seen at the spot in the video. [Full Article...]

As 2019 Begins, Trump And Democrats Disagree Over Government Funding

As 2019 Begins, Trump And Democrats Disagree Over Government Funding Trump put up some of his own money. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, tweeted that without funding for Trump's wall, the package is a "nonstarter". White House officials, including the departing chief of staff, had indicated that Trump's signature campaign pledge to build the wall would not be fulfilled as advertised. [Full Article...]

Bolsonaro says Brazil 'liberated from Socialism' at inaugural ceremony

Bolsonaro says Brazil 'liberated from Socialism' at inaugural ceremony Jair Bolsonaro takes office after a comfortable election victory and with the broad support of three quarters of the population. Bolsonaro was elected president at the end of October, defeating his rival Fernando Haddad of the centre-left Workers' Party by a comfortable margin in the second-round runoff. [Full Article...]

9 injured as vehicle rams into New Year's revelers in Tokyo

9 injured as vehicle rams into New Year's revelers in Tokyo Police arrested Kazuhiro Kusakabe, 21, who was driving a rental vehicle with Osaka license plates, on suspicion of attempted murder. He had been driving a rental vehicle with an Osaka license plate, Kyodo reported. The crash occurred early Tuesday on Takeshita Dori, a road well known to tourists and pop culture and fashion fans that runs right by Meiji Shrine in Harajuku, Shibuya ward. [Full Article...]


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