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Vatican defrocks former United States cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former United States cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse A conservative lay group, The Catholic Association, said in a statement that much more must be done to hold accountable "those in the church hierarchy who looked the other way as McCarrick rose through their ranks" and to ensure that priestly celibacy is restored and youths are safeguarded from sexual abuse . [Full Article...]

Nigerian presidential candidates urge for calm after election is postponed

Nigerian presidential candidates urge for calm after election is postponed According to the Numerologist and Philosopher, even though has nothing to say about the Nigerian elections, he has so many things to say about Ghana and the United States and urged people to keep their fingers crossed as he would be revealing them in due course. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Barr as U.S. attorney general

Senate confirms Barr as U.S. attorney general Barr had been preparing for retirement from his current job at Kirkland and Ellis, a high-profile Washington law firm. He has also held posts at Verizon Communications, the Central Intelligence Agency and in former President Ronald Reagan's White House. [Full Article...]

Hawaii mountain gets share of 'extreme winter conditions'

Hawaii mountain gets share of 'extreme winter conditions' Snow is not unheard of in mountainous parts of the tropical island chain, but officials say the coating at 6,200 feet (1,900 meters) at a state park on Maui could mark the lowest-elevation snowfall ever recorded in the state. At the top of Mauna Key, on Big Island, winds of over 300 km / h were recorded. Jon Jelsema, senior forecaster at the Weather Service office in Honolulu said: "That's th... [Full Article...]

#BlackLivesMatter: Aspiring Rapper Asleep In Car Shot And Killed By Police

#BlackLivesMatter: Aspiring Rapper Asleep In Car Shot And Killed By Police The shooting happened on 9 February in Vallejo, about 35 miles north of San Francisco, after staff at a Taco Bell restaurant reported a man slumped over in a vehicle. "This was a cruel death by a firing squad", David Harrison , McCoy's cousin, told the Guardian on Thursday. McCoy's family blasted police over the incident. [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame' AIPAC, which has received free publicity due to Omar's controversy, apparently did not hesitate to seize the chance to raise even more funds. " Anti-Semitism is real, and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes ". [Full Article...]

Apple helps Saudi men track their wives

Apple helps Saudi men track their wives Apple and Google are under fire for hosting a Saudi Arabian government app that lets men track women and prevent them from leaving the country, reported Business Insider . It can also be purchased on the Apple App Store , where it's listed as a "productivity" tool and has been downloaded 4.2 million times, according to Apptopia . [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16

Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan on February 16 As the son of Saudi King Salman, whose formal title is the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (in Mecca and Medina), the crown prince was there to inspect the construction work underway to renovate and expand the very big complex surrounding the Kaaba. [Full Article...]

Attack kills 25 soldiers in Indian Kashmir

Attack kills 25 soldiers in Indian Kashmir Condemning the terrorist attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that the sacrifice of the fearless security personnel will not go in vain. Officials said Pulwama-based militant Adil Ahmad , who joined the outfit past year, was the main perpetrator . [Full Article...]

Chris Christie Invokes Opioid Deaths As Kamala Harris Champions Legalized Pot

Chris Christie Invokes Opioid Deaths As Kamala Harris Champions Legalized Pot Harris, 54, is among a diverse and growing group of Democrats seeking to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in next year's presidential election. 2017 saw the highest number yet: 378, more than double the number reported prior to legalization. "Right now in this country people are being arrested, being prosecuted, and end up spending time in jail or prison all due to their use of a drug... [Full Article...]

Police ask woman who threw chair from balcony to surrender

Police ask woman who threw chair from balcony to surrender The woman is believed to be in her 20s, police say. She will be brought to College Park court for a bail hearing. The video , which appears to have been shot at a building in the area of Harbour Street and York Street, shows a young woman standing on a condo balcony holding a chair. [Full Article...]

Astronaut's next mission: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid in Arizona

Astronaut's next mission: Mark Kelly launches Senate bid in Arizona Kelly, the husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords , threw his hat into the ring for the upcoming Arizona senate race with a social media video revealing his "next mission" on Tuesday. The Democrat served four terms there, and in his final months in office in 1998 flew again in space on the STS-95 shuttle mission. They shifted their focus to state legislatures in recent years, helpin... [Full Article...]

Teen who fled United Kingdom to join Islamic State wants to come home

Teen who fled United Kingdom to join Islamic State wants to come home She is due to give birth to her third child, after her first two children died of starvation and illness, and wants the baby to have a decent life with her in the United Kingdom. An absence of public Government data has led experts to warn the number of women and minors linked to IS thought to have returned has been significantly underestimated. [Full Article...]

Australia reopens island detention camp for refugees

Australia reopens island detention camp for refugees Denying that he would try to overrule the vote by blocking it from getting royal assent, Morrison vowed to reverse the "foolish" law should the Coalition be reelected when the polls open in May. The Prime Minister was repeatedly asked to say the fast-tracked transfers would not apply to new boat arrivals. Christmas Island's local council warned its small regional hospital is not set up to hand... [Full Article...]

What Was France’s Role In The 1979 Iranian Revolution?

What Was France’s Role In The 1979 Iranian Revolution? She said her photo was also used by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last July, when he called on members of the Iranian diaspora in the U.S. to back economic protests in Iran. 26, 2018. Revolutionaries later began executing supporters of the Shah including four top generals. Speaking from a podium in central Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed the crowds for almost 45 minutes, lash... [Full Article...]

Ex-White House aide who wrote critical book sues Trump

Ex-White House aide who wrote critical book sues Trump The White House is yet to comment on the lawsuit filed on Monday. Sims was hired by the Trump campaign in September 2016, and signed a non-disclosure agreement that bars talking about "confidential" information and making disparaging remarks about the Trump campaign, Trump, and his family. [Full Article...]

Woman filmed throwing chair off balcony onto busy street now facing charges

Woman filmed throwing chair off balcony onto busy street now facing charges She was released on $2,000 bail and ordered to live with her mother. Her lawyer said she was embarrassed and understands the public anger generated by the alleged incident. This might not go to trial. Police said they are in the process of interviewing the woman and no charges have yet been laid. As part of their investigation, police are looking into whether the condo unit was being used as... [Full Article...]

At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing And in October, Jaish al-Adl kidnapped at least 10 security personnel, including several Revolutionary Guards , at a border post in Mirjaveh. Riyadh has denied the charges. Recent militant assaults inside Iran have sparked retaliatory ballistic missile strikes in Iraq and Syria . It runs a business empire in Iran worth billions of dollars. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu confirms Israel behind artillery attack in Syria

Netanyahu confirms Israel behind artillery attack in Syria In October, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Sultantate of Oman, marking the first time in 22 years that an Israeli prime minister has visited Oman. And how they always get made when we say this? "From the Israeli point of view, Mr. Netanyahu would like us to have a relationship, and then we can fix the Palestinian issue". [Full Article...]

Walter Jones, NC’s 3rd congressional district representative, dies at 76

Walter Jones, NC’s 3rd congressional district representative, dies at 76 This story is breaking and will be updated . He initially supported the war, even coining the terms " freedom fries " and "freedom toast" to protest France's refusal to join the war effort in Iraq. "He will be long remembered for his tireless advocacy for eastern North Carolina, which he loved dearly, and for always following his convictions, no matter the political cost", added Republican U.S. [Full Article...]


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