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Manhunt for suspected suspected cop killer in California

Manhunt for suspected suspected cop killer in California Police agencies in and out of California were alerted to watch for the heavyset, chain-wearing suspect in Wednesday's slaying of 33-year-old Cpl. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. "It has paper dealership plates with the title AR Auto". Jerry Brown's office. Before joining the Newman department, he served the Merced County Sheriff's Department. [Full Article...]

No end in sight to partial government shutdown

No end in sight to partial government shutdown Trump declined to say whether he would accept $2 billion for the wall. Trump had said he'd be "proud" to shut down the government in a fight over the wall. The Coast Guard is the only arm of the military affected by the shutdown because it is funded through the Department of Homeland Security. He adds that the shutdown has a dire impact on many NFFE employees living paycheck-to-paycheck. [Full Article...]

No end in sight to partial U.S. government shutdown

No end in sight to partial U.S. government shutdown When Trump was asked on Tuesday if he was willing to negotiate a lesser amount than the $5 billion he has demanding, he said , "It's complicated. we want the wall money to be increased". Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi, aren't backing down. The shutdown has been playing out against the backdrop of turmoil in the stock market, which is having a roller-coaster week. [Full Article...]

Breaking 15-Year Tradition, Trump Doesn't Visit Troops For Christmas

Breaking 15-Year Tradition, Trump Doesn't Visit Troops For Christmas President Trump used the cover of the partial government shutdown to slip off to visit U.S. troops in Iraq . Last week, Trump announced his decision to withdraw from Syria and ordered the Pentagon to draw up plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions

Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow, Poor Travel Conditions Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. In Mankato, snow is expected to begin falling mainly after noon on Wednesday. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel hard over some locations. The heavy snow and high-powered winds "could create very risky travel conditions", Edwards says, with some areas experiencing near-blizzard conditions and winds between 2... [Full Article...]

Indonesia tsunami: Stay away from the sea, officials urge

Indonesia tsunami: Stay away from the sea, officials urge It is the product of the infamous Krakatau, whose tsunami-triggering eruption in 1883 was one of the largest of modern times, killing more than 36,000 people and leaving a massive crater in which grew Mt. The latest disaster, coming during the Christmas season, evoked memories of the Indian Ocean tsunami triggered by an quake on 26 December, 2004, which killed 226,000 people in 14 countries, inclu... [Full Article...]

Lava, ash spew from new fracture on Italy’s Mount Etna

Lava, ash spew from new fracture on Italy’s Mount Etna Lava and ash are spewing from a new fracture on Italy's Mount Etna amid an unusually high level of seismic activity at the Sicilian volcano, according to observatory officials. The airport said that while it would be closed, some airspace would be reopened to allow four flights an hour to arrive . The biggest tremor was magnitude 4, which took place on the north-east side of Etna near Piano P... [Full Article...]

Christmas Is Now A National Holiday In Iraq

Christmas Is Now A National Holiday In Iraq Senate President Bukola Saraki in his Christmas message on Tuesday felicitated with Christians and all Nigerians as they celebrate the Christmas and New Year festivities . "We may be Muslim, Christian or traditional religion adherents, but we are all creatures of God deserving of the love of God and of our neighbours". [Full Article...]

Sudan Protests Spread West, Army Rallies around Leadership

Sudan Protests Spread West, Army Rallies around Leadership Protests continued as the army reiterated its support to the country's leadership, vowing to work within a single security system to preserve Sudan's security and stability. More than 30 people have been killed in clashes with police, opposition leaders said. Sudan's doctors, meanwhile, began an indefinite strike on Monday, with organisers reporting a widespread response. [Full Article...]

Court: Justice Ginsburg up and working after surgery

Court: Justice Ginsburg up and working after surgery The 85-year-old has been treated for cancer on two other occasions. There is no evidence of any remaining disease, doctors said. On Monday, a Court spokesperson said RBG was "up and working" while recuperating at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. [Full Article...]

Mount Etna-Linked Earthquake Jolts Sicily, Injures 10

Mount Etna-Linked Earthquake Jolts Sicily, Injures 10 In Italy, a 4.8-magnitude natural disaster hit Sicily in the area north of Catania on the slopes of Europe's most active volcano , Mount Etna. The natural disaster struck at 3.19am local time (3.19pm NZT) near the municipality of Viagrande. [Full Article...]

FM Qureshi to embark on four-nation tour on Monday

FM Qureshi to embark on four-nation tour on Monday On Tuesday, FM Qureshi held extensive talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the matter. The Pakistani delegation consists of the foreign secretary and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who will visit Afghanistan, Iran, China and Russian Federation from December 24-26, 2018, a statement issued by the Foreign Office of Pakistan said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Mattis signs order to withdraw troops from Syria

Mattis signs order to withdraw troops from Syria Pat Ryder. Ryder said Dunford "told them that they're American soldiers, they have a mission to do, and to just get after it". Trump says the U.S. Mattis's brother, Tom, said the secretary was not angry about being fired early, according to The Seattle Times . "They view the president of the United States as a danger to the national security of the United States", Bernstein said, "And Matti... [Full Article...]

News Shopper wishes you all a very merry Christmas

News Shopper wishes you all a very merry Christmas From all of us here at your good neighbor station we would just like to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I hope all Argus readers have a happy Christmas. We look forward to an even better 2019! We also hope you have the chance to enjoy and relax over the whole festive period. My honest thanks go to our social care staff, highways team and many, many others across the council, as wel... [Full Article...]

Militants attack Libyan Foreign Ministry

Militants attack Libyan Foreign Ministry Fire damaged the foreign ministry building, after a deadly attack, in Tripoli . A suicide bomber then blew themselves up. "There is chaos in the security situation that's aiding terrorists", Bashagha said, stressing that there was no coordination between security services and that in the two months since he assumed the post, he has found that the ministry lacked the resources to effectively d... [Full Article...]

Some residents return to evacuated Sydney high-rise

Some residents return to evacuated Sydney high-rise Aerial footage by Seven Network showed fire crews setting up tents while police redirect traffic and pedestrians. Shortly after midnight, police allowed residents of the remainder of the building's 392 apartments to return home. "A few days ago the doors looked different, like they couldn't close properly". Emergency services were called to the Olympic Park site on Monday afternoon following ... [Full Article...]

As markets plunge, Democrats accuse Trump of sowing Christmas 'chaos'

As markets plunge, Democrats accuse Trump of sowing Christmas 'chaos' There is a problem in this world today called human trafficking. "We can't do it without a barrier, we can't do it without a wall". The crisis call on Monday between USA financial regulators and the United States treasury department failed to assure markets, and stocks fell again amid concern about slowing economic growth, the continuing government shutdown , and reports that Trump had discusse... [Full Article...]

Syria Air Defenses reportedly intercept 'hostile targets' over western Damascus

Syria Air Defenses reportedly intercept 'hostile targets' over western Damascus The information was given to Newsweek from a Department of Defense source with access to the information from Israeli senior military officers with direct knowledge of the attack. "We will continue to act against Iran's attempt to establish a military presence in Syria, and if the need arises, we will even expand our activities there". [Full Article...]

The Weather Authority tracks Santa with the help of NORAD

The Weather Authority tracks Santa with the help of NORAD For the past 63 years NORAD, who generally watches aerospace activity, turns its eyes to track Santa's Christmas delivery progress. "Are you still a believer in Santa?" To make sure he has a smooth trip, NORAD's jet fighters often escort Santa and his nine reindeer during his time over Canada and the United States. [Full Article...]

Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by US Border Patrol agents

Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by US Border Patrol agents The boy was released after further observation with prescriptions for Amoxicillin and Ibuprofen. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the unidentified boy died early Tuesday after showing "signs of potential illness" on Monday. [Full Article...]


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