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Which Stock and Bond Markets Close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

U.S. President Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Missile Defense Review announcement on January 17, 2019 at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia. "Tha...


Attack on United Nations base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers — United Nations source

An attack at the same base last April killed two peacekeepers and left several others wounded. Eight U.N. peacekeepers were killed and several were wounded ...


Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

An extreme cold warning is in effect for Sudbury, most of Ontario, much of Quebec and all of Manitoba and New Brunswick. "Winter driving conditions across...


Special counsel disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

Though House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has discouraged any talk of impeachment in the early days of her new majority, some senior Democrats said that if the Buz...


Two killed, twenty-two injured in large fire at French ski resort

About 70 firefighters battled the fire for four hours before bringing it under control. Firemen found the two unidentified bodies in a burnt-out area of the b...


British PM May to Speak to Ministers on Brexit on Sunday

In a letter to the Telegraph, 50 Tory association chairmen and other senior grassroots figures said the party's 2017 manifesto stated "no deal was better than a...


Israel says it is carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

Attacks have been rare in Damascus since Syrian government forces captured the last rebel-held neighborhoods and suburbs of the capital past year. The premier s...


Channel 'needs 24-hour surveillance' as more migrants make crossing

In all, at least a dozen of the 18 men who arrived in the United Kingdom identified as Iranian, while at least one said they were Iraqi. Suspected migrants cr...


The Queen attends church in Sandringham but no Duke

Photos published on Saturday showed Prince Philip behind the wheel of a Land Rover Freelander on the Queen's Sandringham estate . The adult passenger who...


Kenya police detain nine in connection with deadly hotel attack

The Kenyan government agency monitoring private security says the goal is to enhance the guards' ability to protect the public because they are often the first ...


Palestine Rejects US Peace Draft on Shared Jerusalem

In December 2018, the Palestinian Authority "presidential office" stressed that Mahmoud Abbas was to have "urgent conversations" with Arab and global bodies abo...


Death toll climbs to 21 in Bogota terrorist attack

Defence Minister Guillermo Botero, speaking from the presidential palace, described Thursday's vehicle bombing as a long-planned "terrorist attack committed by ...


Russia probe Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report

But following the story's publication late Thursday night, Democratic members of Congress began pointing to the report as grounds for the President's impeachmen...


New Migrant Caravan Enters Mexico Undocumented Despite Humanitarian Visas

Brutal street gangs have made the three countries among the most violent in the world. Although many consider this a humanitarian crisis and strive to help the ...


More than 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports

Some northern parts of New England could see up to 18 inches (46 centimeters) of snow. The storm is expected to drop snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice in man...


Mike Pence: 'Life Is Winning in America Once Again'

Everyone has a right to life, and she said that right should extend to the unborn. "This is a movement founded on love and grounded in the nobility and dign...


Londonderry: Suspected auto bomb explosion investigated

The PSNI has warned on its Foyle Facebook page that officers are concerned about a second auto on the street. In Londonderry, police and fire officers came un...


Indian opposition stages giant joint rally to oust Modi

Politicians at the rally, whose organisers said was attended by more than a million people, said India's growth had slowed during Modi's term and their first ...


Giuliani: Trump Campaign May Have Colluded With Russia, but Not Trump

Giuliani said collusion is not a crime and the term is now being used broadly to describe contact with Russians. Nevertheless, Giuliani's non-denial here is all...


Burkina Faso cabinet resigns, according to TV statement

A body found with gunshot wounds late Wednesday is that of Kirk Woodman, "the Canadian who was kidnapped the day before yesterday", ministerial spokesman Jean-P...


Afghan Peace Process: Talks with Taliban likely to be held in Islamabad

On the occasion, General Qamar Javed Bajwa reiterated that peace in Afghanistan is important for Pakistan and assured continued efforts for enduring peace and...


World News: Trump Cancels Delegation's Trip Amid Shutdown

The shutdown, which is now the longest in recent history, has left 800,000 federal employees being placed on temporary leave or working without pay. The Davos...


Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jets collide mid-air in Russian Federation

Russian news agencies quoted the ministry as saying that the body of one pilot was found "without any sign of life". The Russian Defence Ministry confirmed ...


Covington Catholic faces backlash after viral video at DC march

Mr. Phillips was reportedly participating in a separate event, the Indigenous Peoples' March . Principal Robert Rowe did not immediately respond to a requ...


UNHCR appalled at news of refugee and migrant deaths on Mediterranean Sea

The only three survivors told members of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that they had been at sea without assistance for more than three hou...


Another migrant group crosses NM border

The " vast majority " of the group were family members arriving from Guatemala, said National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd, who was in contact w...


Women's March Returns To DC, Other Cities

Protesters marched past the Trump International Hotel chanting, "All for one and one for all, stop the shutdown, stop the wall". Ms. Wasserman Schultz , who ...


Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to almost seven years for the 2014 murder of teenager Laquan McDonald . The public, who'd a...


Everything motorists need to know about Green Cards

At that point anyone who plans on driving their Irish registered vehicle in Northern Ireland or the rest of the United Kingdom should contact their insurer or i...


DRC rebuts African Union on vote, says court 'independent'

Museveni together with other Heads of State and government delegations of member countries of the Southern Africa Development Conference, attended a high level ...


Trump vows to 'never back down' on security as shutdown continues

The letter was widely interpreted as Trump's response to Pelosi's decision earlier this week to effectively rescind her pro-forma invitation to the president to...


Intel: Manbij attack may strengthen Turkey's hand against Syrian Kurds

Slotkin, a former senior Pentagon adviser on Syria and other global issues, said it's time for Trump to amend or change his withdrawal order to "something mor...


Reportedly Targets Huawei in Criminal Probe

Huawei fought against the allegations from T-Mobile, saying that nothing was stolen from T-Mobile as videos of Tappy can be easily found on YouTube. At the ti...


Auto bomb kills 8 people at police academy in Bogotá, Colombia

The explosion was so powerful that it shattered the windows of surrounding buildings, witnesses said. Videos circulating on social media show panicked police ...


Kidnap suspect sought job on day of escape

Closs' mysterious abduction sparked a massive, months-long investigation involving the FBI, who offered a reward up to $25,000 for information leading to her ...