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Chemistry major accused of poisoning roommate

Chemistry major accused of poisoning roommate Yang, a chemistry major from China , faces charges including attempted murder and aggravated assault for allegedly putting the chemical thallium , which is used in rat poison, in his roommate's food and drink, the Morning Call reports . [Full Article...]

Senators Reportedly Plan Noon Vote for Spending Bill

Senators Reportedly Plan Noon Vote for Spending Bill If a fourth of the huge federal government is shut down temporarily by Trump by midnight Friday, it won't be his fault. Nancy does not have to apologize. "President Trump has thrown a temper tantrum and now has us careening towards a "Trump shutdown" over Christmas ", Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor on Friday. [Full Article...]

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared The fiancé of a missing Colorado woman missing since Thanksgiving Day has been arrested and charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder . The disappearance of the young pilot mystified family and friends and led to a social media push for information on her whereabouts. Frazee was being held without bond. [Full Article...]

Third Canadian detained in China

Third Canadian detained in China China's foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, identified the third Canadian as Sarah McIver, who was serving "administrative punishment" due to "illegal employment". USA lawmakers wrote to Trudeau in October urging him to block Huawei from 5G in Canada , and American officials ramped up pressure on Germany over the same issue this week. [Full Article...]

Facing opposition, Britain's May will bring Brexit deal back to parliament - worldwide

Facing opposition, Britain's May will bring Brexit deal back to parliament - worldwide May last week survived a confidence vote initiated by members of her own Conservative Party because of her Brexit strategy, but she is badly weakened after a third of her parliamentary party voted to be rid of her. The PM will say: "Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum". It would "flush out" MPs by forcing them to show their support for one opt... [Full Article...]

Turkey welcomes withdrawal of United States troops in Syria

Turkey welcomes withdrawal of United States troops in Syria The PKK is proscribed as a terror group by Ankara, the USA and the European Union. One White House official did say Thursday night that Mattis and Mr. Speaking Friday, Erdogan said that an operation to neutralize Kurdish forces in Syria's northeast would begin "in the coming months", indicating a delay to allow for a USA troop withdrawal, per The Financial Times . [Full Article...]

U.S. troop withdrawal will not affect Afghan security, says President Ghanis spokesman

U.S. troop withdrawal will not affect Afghan security, says President Ghanis spokesman The decision caused surprise and unease among Western diplomats in Kabul, with one warning it was an early Christmas present to the Taliban . In addition to the 14,000 US troops deployed to Afghanistan, there are an additional 8,000 servicemembers operating under the alliance's "Resolute Support" mission. [Full Article...]

Japan ‘mulling IWC withdrawal’ to resume commercial whaling

Japan ‘mulling IWC withdrawal’ to resume commercial whaling It is very unusual for Japan to withdraw from an global organization. Kyodo quoted unnamed government sources as saying Japan would abandon its controversial, and expensive, expeditions to the Southern Ocean and instead permit whaling fleets to operate in its coastal waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ). [Full Article...]

Award-Winning German Reporter Fired For Fabricating Stories 'On A Grand Scale'

Award-Winning German Reporter Fired For Fabricating Stories 'On A Grand Scale' Claas Relotius, a reporter and editor, admitted to fabricating parts of at least 14 stories following the magazine's investigation. Spiegel said on Wednesday that it would call on a commission to investigate the case and prevent repeats, but that "even with the best intentions they can't be entirely ruled out". [Full Article...]

Did Kelsey Berreth Break Off Engagement Before Disappearing?

Did Kelsey Berreth Break Off Engagement Before Disappearing? The fiancé of a Colorado mother who vanished on Thanksgiving day has been arrested and charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder , officials say. Loew wasn't available for comment Friday. Investigators were working to recover the phone, which is key. The arrest came after the investigation of cell phone records and data, in addition to searches of Berreth's home, officials said. [Full Article...]

Highlights of Chinese president's speech on anniv. of reform, opening-up

Highlights of Chinese president's speech on anniv. of reform, opening-up Xi Jinping is expected to use a speech in Beijing to argue that the four decade- old reform process which transformed China's economy is continuing, at a time when increasing state control and confrontation with the U.S. "Opening brings progress while closure leads to backwardness", he added. "The past 40 years eloquently prove that China's development provides a successful experience and off... [Full Article...]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung The surgery, which took place in New York City, was a success, according to a statement from the Supreme Court . Medical personnel at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., made the diagnosis in November while her fractured ribs were treated. [Full Article...]

Police arrest fiance of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth, ABC News reports

Police arrest fiance of missing Colorado woman Kelsey Berreth, ABC News reports Kelsey Berreth , 29, was last seen on surveillance video entering a Woodland Park grocery store on November 22. Police Chief Miles J. De Young said in a statement Sunday that a search of Frazee's property was completed. Police obtained a search warrant to search Frazee's property last weekend. Investigators used a back hoe and cadaver dogs to scour the property, and his red pickup truck was also... [Full Article...]

University student allegedly spent several months 'slowly poisoning roommate'

University student allegedly spent several months 'slowly poisoning roommate' Yang was questioned about his roommate's sickness during an interview in May. It was once used in rat poison in the United States, but has been banned for that use since the 1970s. But Yang claimed he meant to use the poisons to harm himself "if he did poorly on future exams". Authorities report that Yang has a history of racist behavior. [Full Article...]

Trump tells House GOP he won't sign Senate bill

Trump tells House GOP he won't sign Senate bill The Senate has been called back into session to consider the package approved by House Republicans late Thursday, which includes the $5.7 billion Trump wants for the border with Mexico . Trump's instruction for McConnell may, however, fall on deaf ears with the senate leader promising in 2017 that he would never end the filibuster in order to advance legislation. [Full Article...]

Tempers Flare at Israel-Lebanon Border

Tempers Flare at Israel-Lebanon Border Danon also accused the Lebanese army of tipping off Hezbollah. Targeting Israeli civilians, while hiding behind Lebanese civilians. Israel is now trying to convince the US Administration of President Donald Trump to withhold financial aid to Lebanon as long as the Lebanese government doesn't start with discovering and destroying the entrances of the tunnels on Lebanese soil. [Full Article...]

Morocco eyes 'terror' link as new arrests made in hikers murder

Morocco eyes 'terror' link as new arrests made in hikers murder Two female hikers from Norway and Denmark were killed in a mountainous area in Morocco earlier this week, Norwegian national broadcaster NRK cited the Moroccan Ministry of Internal Affairs. One man was arrested on Monday and has links to an Islamist extremist group - although authorities have not confirmed which group. Their bodies were found on Monday , after they had pitched their tent at an ... [Full Article...]

US State Department clears $3.5 billion closeout of Patriot rockets to Turkey

US State Department clears $3.5 billion closeout of Patriot rockets to Turkey The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of the Patriot air and missile defence system to Turkey for an estimated total of $3.5 billion, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The proposed sale will enhance Turkey's interoperability with the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, making it a more valuable partner in an increasingly important area of the world... [Full Article...]

After Wild Hearing, Michael Flynn's Future Remains Uncertain

After Wild Hearing, Michael Flynn's Future Remains Uncertain Bush and Bill Clinton - harshly criticized the former national security advisor, hinting that he might ignore Mueller's recommendation of a light sentence because of the aggravating circumstances. Almost a half-dozen former aides and advisers have pleaded guilty or agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. He even asked prosecutors whether Flynn should have been charged with treason. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi 'Busy' During Speaker Paul Ryan's Farewell Address

Nancy Pelosi 'Busy' During Speaker Paul Ryan's Farewell Address On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve increased its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%, the fourth such increase this year. If the stopgap bill fails and the government runs out of money, it would be the third shutdown of Trump's presidency. "We foolishly fight for Border Security for other countries - but not for our beloved United States of America". Trump's declaration to Ryan is the latest i... [Full Article...]


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