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Greek government crisis over Macedonia name change

Greek government crisis over Macedonia name change The left-right governing coalition held an nearly impossibly thin majority of 153 seats in the 300-member parliament, with seven of those seats allocated to the ANEL party which is expected to disappear in the next Greek elections that must be held sometime before October. [Full Article...]

Former kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart offers advice to Jayme Closs

Former kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart offers advice to Jayme Closs Then, on Thursday, a woman walking her dog in the town of Gordon, about an hour north of Barron, spotted Jayme on the street. An intruder blasted open the door of James and Denise Closs' home near Barron with a shotgun October 15, gunned the couple down and made off with Jayme. [Full Article...]

Polish mayor stabbed while on stage during a charity event

Polish mayor stabbed while on stage during a charity event A man is held on the ground by security personnel after he attacked the mayor of Gdansk during a charity event. He said the coming hours would be decisive and asked for thoughts and prayers for the mayor who has served since 1998. She stressed such attack should never have taken place. Adamowicz has always been considered a hate figure in far-right circles for his vigorous defence of migrants ... [Full Article...]

Female bodyguard latest to quit Meghan Markle's entourage

Female bodyguard latest to quit Meghan Markle's entourage But she has now quit after being in the job for only about six months, according to The Sunday Times . The 37-year-old pregnant Duchess of Sussex looked stunning on Monday, stepping out in a regal purple dress from Babaton by Aritizia and keeping warm with a cherry red peacoat by Sentaler. [Full Article...]

Cargo plane crashes in Iran with several onboard

Cargo plane crashes in Iran with several onboard It is not clear who owned the plane. The airport is located near Karaj in the central province of Alborz. Rescuers say the bodies of seven people have been recovered with searches continuing. But a source told Fars agency that the plane belonged to the Iranian military's air force. Images carried by Iran's state-run media showed the burned-out tail of the plane sticking out, surrounded by ch... [Full Article...]

Winter storm warning extended in New Jersey counties

Winter storm warning extended in New Jersey counties Colder pavement temperatures will also create several slick spots on untreated roads. By late morning Saturday, officials had reported almost 11 inches of snow at Lambert International Airport in St. Some precipitation is expected Friday and Saturday in Boston, where only 0.2 inches of snow has fallen this winter, according to forecasters. Almost 250 flights were canceled nationwide and anot... [Full Article...]

Sen. Johnson: 'Up To' Trump Who He Reads in On Putin Conversations

Sen. Johnson: 'Up To' Trump Who He Reads in On Putin Conversations White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement calling the Post story "so outrageously inaccurate it doesn't even warrant a response". "I mean, I had a conversation like every president does". There has been a confusing and sometimes even alarming tendency on the part of President Trump to complement President Putin and to do things like his abrupt announcement of a withdrawal fr... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike on 'Iranian weapons' in Syria

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike on 'Iranian weapons' in Syria Uncharacteristically, outgoing military chief of staff Gadi syria also spoke publicly of Syrian airstrikes in interviews in recent days. "Just in the last 36 hours the air force attacked Iranian warehouses with Iranian weapons at the global airport in Damascus". [Full Article...]

White House asked for options to strike Iran

White House asked for options to strike Iran U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton asked the Pentagon last fall to draw up plans to strike Iran, rattling the Defense and State Departments, according to a report published Sunday. The US blamed Iran for the attack, despite Tehran's categorical denial. A spokesman for the National Security Council was quoted in the Wall Street Journal , however, as saying: "We ... [Full Article...]

Dead and 14 Hospitalized from Apparent Overdose in Chico

Dead and 14 Hospitalized from Apparent Overdose in Chico The drug is so potent that two officers who responded to the home started to feel its effects and were transported to a hospital for examination, then released. O'Brien said that numerous overdoses in Chico involve heroin, but not Fentanyl, adding that it's worrying to see the powerful drug in the city. "That is changing, unfortunately", He said, "and now we've had this mass casualty incident ..... [Full Article...]

GOP members ready to take action against Steve King

GOP members ready to take action against Steve King House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Sunday said he and his fellow Republicans are ready to take action against Rep. Steve King for questioning why terms like "white nationalist" and "white supremacist" are considered offensive. Joni Ernst tweeted a statement condemning King . King serves on the Agriculture, Small Business and Judiciary committees, and chairs Judiciary's subcommittee o... [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage

Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage He retired in 2013 after serving 24 years in the U.S. Senate. Reacting to Lieberman's comments, the 29-year-old lawmaker tweeted : "New party, who dis?" Previously, Lieberman said that Ocasio-Cortez was too "different" and "controversial" and pointed out how the majority of the party is center-left. [Full Article...]

Turkish forces conduct military exercises on Syria border

Turkish forces conduct military exercises on Syria border Speaking in the United Arab Emirates, Mr Pompeo said he thought it would be possible to reach an agreement which would allow the Turks to defend themselves from terror threats while protecting Kurds - who have been fighting alongside USA troops - against the so-called Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown

Most Americans blame Trump, Republicans for partial gov't shutdown One notable detail is that, while Democrats are unified in their belief that Trump is to blame for the government shutdown (89 percent feel that way), Republicans are a bit more split (65 percent of Republicans blame congressional Democrats but 23 percent also blame Trump). [Full Article...]

Jayme Closs' grandfather says family doesn't know suspect Jake Thomas Patterson

Jayme Closs' grandfather says family doesn't know suspect Jake Thomas Patterson Nutter said, "This is Jayme Closs! ". "Well, right now we're looking for 88 days of evidence", Fitzgerald said. Investigators have said Patterson's goal was to kidnap Closs, but he appears to have no connection to the family. "I went to her and she just sort of grabbed onto me and she told me who she was". Sheriff Fitzgerald says Jayme was being held against her will in a home in the Dougla... [Full Article...]

Trump's very private meetings are a huge favor to Putin

Trump's very private meetings are a huge favor to Putin The Post reported that Trump has gone to " extraordinary lengths " to hide direct conversations he has had with Russian President Vladimir Putin . The reports, and Trump's harsh criticisms of them, come as Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election continues. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin Bus Driver Rescues Boy Running Down Sidewalk Alone

Wisconsin Bus Driver Rescues Boy Running Down Sidewalk Alone Transit video showed the boy walking down an overpass. Irena ran to the child, held him and rushed back to her bus. Ivic, who will be honored Thursday by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, spotted a boy alone on a freeway overpass. Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) driver Irena Ivic spotted the boy, wearing only a red onesie and no shoes, running down the sidewalk at 8 a.m. [Full Article...]

Man who killed officer said he was hit by ultrasonic waves

Man who killed officer said he was hit by ultrasonic waves Davis police confirmed a typed letter was found inside Kevin Limbaugh's home. Fallen Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona is seen in an undated photo shared by Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on January 11, 2019. Witnesses told police the suspect left a backpack at the scene. The chief said as police began to surround it, he stepped outside wearing a bulletproof vest. [Full Article...]

High-Ranking Republican Cheney Calls GOP Rep. Steve King's Comments 'Racist' and 'Abhorrent'

High-Ranking Republican Cheney Calls GOP Rep. Steve King's Comments 'Racist' and 'Abhorrent' It's not the first time some Republicans have denounced King, nor the first time King has said his intent is to defend "Western civilization". "I am dedicated to keeping America this way", he said. That quote from King inspired Andrew Anglin, the founder of neo-Nazi news and commentary site Daily Stormer, to write: " Steve King is basically an open white nationalist at this point". [Full Article...]

Sudanese forces fire teargas on protesters

Sudanese forces fire teargas on protesters In response to the demonstrations, riot police and security agents have broken up the rallies by firing live ammunition and volleys of tear gas, rights groups reported. Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan since last month over the country's deteriorating economy have left 24 people dead, an official said on Saturday, without specifying how they died. [Full Article...]


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