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Royal Navy sent to counter Channel migrant Channel crossings

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been criticised after questioning whether hundreds of migrants using small boats to make risky journeys across the English Chan...


Six killed after fiery crash, fuel spill on Florida highway

It's still unclear what caused the explosion. There are still wrecked and burning vehicles strewn across the damaged interstate, the Highway Patrol said, and ...


Brooklyn Boy May Have Died From Allergic Reaction To Fish-Cooking Odors

Camron was rushed to the hospital, but he couldn't be saved. Jean-Pierre's family told police they were cooking fish when the incident occurred and his gran...


U.S. issues China travel advisory amid increased tensions

A new travel warning update was issued by the State Department asking travelers to China to 'exercise increased caution'. The advisory also warns about China'...


Boat abandoned by rescued sailor Abby Sunderland found 8 years later

Abby Sunderland set sail aged 16 to try and become the youngest person to sail around the world solo. The overturned vessel was spied from the air by a tuna s...


New Video Shows Crash After Texas Teens Were Throwing Eggs at Cars

And she was the only one I had". A 14-year-old classmate of the teen told Click2Houston that she was flabbergasted that the boy even attempted to drive his ...


US Citizen Arrested On Spy Charges In Russia Seeks Bail

USA officials are seeking answers about Paul Whelan's arrest on spying charges. State news agency RIA-Novosti quoted defense lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov on ...


Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan's first full day at the Pentagon's helm was overshadowed Wednesday when President Donald Trump attacked his prede...


4 arrested after trailer carrying half-million dollars' worth of tequila stolen

Four Florida men got to ring in 2019 from a jail cell after they were arrested while trying to steal half a million dollars' worth of tequila. According to th...


Israel Completes Construction of Marine Barrier Near Gaza

Will anything change for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip this new year? Lieberman's spokesperson denied the Al-Hayat report, telling the Israel Broadcasting ...


Here’s how Elizabeth Warren responded to critics who say she’s too liberal

Former governor Mitt Romney kicked off his tenure as the new Republican Senator from Utah with a biting op-ed against the President's moral character. In the li...


Marine Shot and Killed on Duty at Marine Barracks in Washington, DC

Police believe Kuznia was killed around 5 a.m. when another Marine's gun accidentally discharged, officials told the Washington Post . A barracks spokeswoman,...


House Democrats plan to dismantle fed-targeting rule

For the first time in his presidency, a divided government will compel Donald Trump to reach across the aisle and try to negotiate with Democrats, should he w...


United States citizen Paul Whelan formally charged in Russian Federation with espionage, lawyer says

While announcing the arrest three days later, the Russian Security Service said Whelan was caught "during an espionage operation", but gave no details. The arre...


Serial Killer Known as China's 'Jack the Ripper' Executed

As bodies piled up in the next 14 years as Gao continued his killing spree, women became terrified of leaving their house alone, lest they become the next victi...


Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces, threaten city

The reports come amid an intensification of moves towards peace negotiations in Afghanistan. The Taliban discussed Afghanistan's "post-occupation situation"...


Russian Federation apartment collapse death toll rises to 33, including children

Hope flared when a 10-month-old boy was extracted from the wreckage alive on Tuesday. The fact that the 11-month-old infant, now diagnosed with a serious fr...


Church of Scientology stabbing: Man killed 'by teenager' in Sydney

The 24-year-old was taken to the hospital but pronounced deceased shortly after. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after two men were allegedly stabbed at t...


Saudi prosecution demands 5 defendants be executed for Jamal Khashoggi murder

The official Saudi Press Agency and state television gave few details about the hearing and did not name the suspects. The kingdom initially denied Mr Khash...


President Trump says he "essentially" fired General Mattis

As acting secretary, Shanahan, 56, has all the authority of a permanent secretary. At one point, Trump turned to Shanahan with an unusual demand. Posing for a...


More Trump: I got a great letter from North Korean's Kim

Now, does that mean it's going to be done? "We'll probably have another meeting". "We'll set that up, we'll be setting that up in the not-too-distant future". I...


US, Israel quit UNESCO citing bias

Critics on Tuesday said the joint decision by the USA and Israel to leave the United Nations' organization dedicated to promoting peace and education speaks v...


Donald Trump mocks PM Modi for funding library in Afghanistan

In his televised comments he made while speaking to reporters after a Cabinet meeting, Trump asserted that a meeting with the new leadership in Pakistan would b...


Sudan unions call for 2nd march on Bashir's palace

In Omdurman, crowds of worshippers chanted "Freedom, Peace, Justice", as they poured out of a mosque belonging to main opposition National Umma Party, a witness...


Tear gas fired as dozens of migrants try illegal crossing to US

On a second attempt, migrants began passing children over the razor wire along the fence to get them across. Some migrants began throwing rocks over the fence...


Trump gives no timetable for Syria troop withdrawal

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced this afternoon that Trump is now in a "pause situation" and reevaluating his decision to make an abrupt withdrawal from Syria. ...


Muslim doctor fired over threat to give wrong medications to Jews

The scores of chilling tweets are from 2011 to 2017. The hospital did not state, however, whether Kollab had been let go as a direct result of her tweets. Kolla...


Trump to meet lawmakers in bid to end government shutdown

Roughly a quarter of the federal government and 800,000 federal employees are affected by a shutdown , which was caused by a lapse in funding for the agencies....


Russian Federation ties most important for global security: Putin tells Trump

Mr Trump cancelled a formal meeting with Mr Putin scheduled for December 1 at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires , tweeting "it would be best for all parties" given...


Sadiq Khan: New Year's Eve fireworks a 'celebration' of relationship with Europe

The ABC said Tuesday 3.6 million viewers tuned into its The Night is Yours concert and fireworks broadcast. This was significantly up on last year's show, which...


Australian man tries to kill spider, prompting full police response

He sheepishly apologised for the inconvenience. Wanneroo Police did not immediately respond for comment as to why the tweet was taken down. The arachnopho...


United Kingdom can ‘turn a corner’ in 2019, says PM

Ambassador to London Woody Johnson said, as he also cast doubt on the chances of a bilateral trade deal if Prime Minister Theresa May manages to push her ...


Donald Trump lacks character in leading 'divided nation', claims Mitt Romney

He added that "Trump's words and actions have caused dismay around the world" and cited Pew reports suggesting belief among people in Germany, Britain, France, ...


Bomb outside shopping centre kills two, wounds 28 in Philippines

The explosion prompted officers to search the mall, leading to the discovery of another suspected bomb which they destroyed, said local police spokesman Chief I...


Denmark train crash: Six dead after accident in 'severe storm'

The passenger train had departed from the city of Odense, on the central island of Fyn and was heading to Copenhagen . Heidi Langberg Zumbusch, who had just ...


China's Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also seeks peaceful ‘reunification’

On Wednesday, Xi advocated for peaceful unification of the two sides and said the "private assets, religions, and beliefs and legitimate rights of the people in...


Temple shut after two women below 50 enter shrine

Reportedly, the women started their climb around midnight. They were forced to return amid protests . Almost 1,500 women formed a human chain at Shivaji P...


Philippines president says he molested a maid as a teenager

Women's rights political party Gabriela said the remarks of Duterte amount to his admission of "attempt to rape". Mr Duterte said the priest told him to s...


Two-year-old girl falls into rhino enclosure at zoo in Florida

USA media reported the child's age as two. He says she fell through the steel poles that separate guests from rhinos during a hands-on experience. As two fe...


NK leader warns of seeking 'new way' if U.S. pressure continues

He, however, added that if Washington failed to deliver on its promises and continued enforcing sanctions, Pyongyang would have "no other choice but take a diff...


Judge who overturned Obamacare says law will remain in effect during appeal

Democratic attorneys general who intervened in the case immediately vowed to appeal to the Fifth Circuit, putting the ACA on the path to review in the next year...


United States fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop migrants

Border Patrol agents added that the group tried to lift toddler-sized children over the concertina wire, but agents were unable to help the children because too...


Shocking video shows shelter staff slapping migrant children

The shelter, known as Hacienda del Sol, was operated by Southwest Key and located in the metro Phoenix area before it was closed in October. The child then ap...


Man drives auto into crowd in Germany injuring at least four

The incident took place shortly after midnight in the city of Bottrop, western Germany , during New Year's Eve celebrations. Syrian and Afghan nationals were a...


Trump Contradicts Himself On Border Wall In Tweets 11 Minutes Apart

The "other places" Trump had reportedly chose to remove U.S. troops included Afghanistan, which led retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal to criticize the pullout a...


Sydney puts on dazzling 2019 fireworks, but gets the year wrong

Many more took to the country's beaches, while an estimated 21,000 people attended the Rhythm and Vines music festival. The celebrations lasted for almost an ho...


Trump vs. military: Mattis jabs president in farewell message to Pentagon employees

He began by quoting a brief message President Abraham Lincoln wrote to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered ...


Vatican spokesman Greg Burke resigns suddenly

Francis named Alessandro Gisotti, a veteran of the Vatican's communication team, as Burke's interim replacement. The Vatican announced the news in a brief sta...


Netanyahu rules out resigning if prosecutors move to indict him

Bolsonaro was elected the next president of Brazil after winning a run-off vote by a comfortable margin over a leftist rival on October 28. The issue of t...


US Strategic Command Apolgizes After Tweeting About Bomb Drop

A tweet sent by the US agency that controls the launch of nuclear weapons got deleted not long after it was sacked off on New Year's Eve . It was posted onli...