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No Money for Wall, No Signature on Bill to Fund Government

No Money for Wall, No Signature on Bill to Fund Government The homeland security legislation is based on a measure that has already passed the Senate with bipartisan support. The House is preparing to vote as soon as the new Congress convenes on Thursday, as one of the first acts after Democrats take control, according to an aide who was not authorised to discuss the plan and spoke on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

London's New Year Fireworks To Celebrate 'Outward Looking' Capital Post-Brexit

In China, President Xi delivered a New Year speech in which he asked people to continue to work together to achieve "an unprecedented and great cause", Xinhua reports. Five hours later, NY welcomed in the New Year, with thousands of people flocking to Times Square to watch the ball drop. The first city in the world to usher in New year is Auckland in New Zealand. [Full Article...]

Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to "hold fast"

Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to While it was not the first time the two men disagreed on policy, for Mattis the Syria decision represented a breaking point. That was a day after Trump had abruptly called for the withdrawal of US armed forces in Syria. As of January 1, Patrick Shanahan will be acting defense secretary, moving up from his position of deputy. However, he does not have the breadth and depth of foreign-poli... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu says Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem

Netanyahu says Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem Embassy earlier this year. Bolsonaro has come under intense pressure from Brazil's powerful agriculture sector not to move its embassy, as it could hurt Brazilian exports to Arab nations. He accepted my invitation to visit Israel in the coming months and he's going to do it, he says, by March. "On 1 January 2019 Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin will represent the Russian Federat... [Full Article...]

Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bomb

Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bomb A Strategic Command spokesperson, Navy Capt. Brook Dewalt, told CNN that the post is "part of our recap of command priorities" and is all about reassuring the American people that the USA military is ready at all times, even on New Year's Eve . [Full Article...]

Says Trump Should Personally Pay For Part Of The Wall

Says Trump Should Personally Pay For Part Of The Wall With a Democrat-controlled House and a Senate that was only able to pick up two seats, Trump's dreams of $5 billion in border security funding is looking unlikely. A proposal was floated on Sunday by Sen. In a second Twitter remark, Trump said, "I campaigned on Border Security, which you can not have without a strong and powerful Wall". [Full Article...]

Trump expecting 'big progress' on China trade after Xi Jinping phone call

Trump expecting 'big progress' on China trade after Xi Jinping phone call In his annual New Year's Eve address, Xi stressed China's capacity to weather the storm, citing a series of industrial and technological achievements in 2018. On Saturday, Trump wrote in a Twitter message that "big progress" was being made in U.S. In Saturday's tweet , the U.S. president said "talks were moving along very well". [Full Article...]

Three injured in stabbing at United Kingdom train station, counter-terrorism police investigate

Three injured in stabbing at United Kingdom train station, counter-terrorism police investigate The woman was injured in the face and the man suffered wounds to his abdomen, police said in a statement, noting that the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. Due to the ongoing police incident, there are now no services operating through Victoria station. Later, Mr Clack told media that the knifeman had shouted " Allah " during the attack. [Full Article...]

Yellow vest protesters target French media as movement ebbs

Yellow vest protesters target French media as movement ebbs Hundreds of demonstrators - some chanting "Journalists - Collaborationists!" - gathered at the central offices of television network BFM and state-run France Televisions. It is noted that the movement of "yellow vests" is declining, and fewer people take part in the protests. Around 40 "yellow vest" demonstrators on Thursday tried to storm the medieval fort of Bregancon that serves as Macro... [Full Article...]

New year ushered in with fireworks and European solidarity

In New Delhi, revellers gathered around Connaught Place and India where grand parties and celebrations were organised to mark the arrival of the new year. The New Year began quietly in China, where the main celebrations will occur when the Chinese New Year begins on February 5 according to the lunar calendar. [Full Article...]

SK Paper: NKorea's Kim Sent Message to Trump on Nuke Talks

SK Paper: NKorea's Kim Sent Message to Trump on Nuke Talks The Blue House didn't fully disclose Kim's letter. Chairman Kim also expressed his intentions to meet President Moon frequently again in 2019 to advance discussions on the Korean Peninsula's peace and prosperity and discuss issues on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, ' the spokesman said. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation open to talk with US: Putin

At the end of November, Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Argentina, citing tensions after Russian forces opened fire on Ukrainian Navy boats before seizing them and capturing 24 Ukrainian sailors. [Full Article...]

North Korea to Trump: Don't test us

North Korea to Trump: Don't test us Mr Kim was referring to his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, when he said he had "fruitful talks" and "exchanged constructive ideas". The two sides have clashed over the pace and sequence of talks, with North Korea demanding relief from worldwide sanctions and the US seeking more steps toward disarmament. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Could Cut Unprecedented Brazil Visit Over Politics At Home

Netanyahu Could Cut Unprecedented Brazil Visit Over Politics At Home Netanyahu's trip - a significant chunk of time at the very beginning of an election campaign - will begin Friday in Rio de Janeiro, where he is scheduled to meet for a 30-minute private meeting with Bolsonaro . Netanyahu will be one of the most prominent leaders attending Bolsonaro's swearing-in on Tuesday in the capital Brasilia. "Brazil is trying to follow the USA and Guatemalan governments" ... [Full Article...]

Vehicle deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo

Vehicle deliberately driven into New Year's Eve crowds injuring eight in Tokyo The incident happened shortly after midnight local time on Monday in the popular tourist area of Harajuku , near Meiji Shrine , in central Tokyo. The driver, identified as Kazuhiro Kusakabe, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of arrested murder. [Full Article...]

NASA plans New Year's flyby of object 4 billion miles away

NASA plans New Year's flyby of object 4 billion miles away The goal of the NASA mission is to pass by the region known as the "Kuiper Belt" and send data back to Earth that can help explain the origins of the solar system . As we approach the probe's arrival at Ultima Thule, NASA is announcing its schedule of events related to the probe's flyby. "What could be more exciting than that?" said project scientist Hal Weaver of Johns Hopkins University, ... [Full Article...]

Swiss national arrested over links to tourists’ killing in Morocco

Swiss national arrested over links to tourists’ killing in Morocco He stuck an "extremist ideology" and also the Spanish citizenship. The extent of the jihadi threat was tragically underlined by the beheading this month of Norwegian Maren Ueland and Dane Louisa Jespersen who were hiking in the High Atlas Mountains. [Full Article...]

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68 However, Yucot said many others chose to stay after the government's weather agency downgraded the storm's severity warning. Of the initial total death toll of 22, council spokesman Edgar Posadas said that 16 people died in the Bicol region , and six in the Eastern Visayas . [Full Article...]

Watch Times Square Ball Drop Online, on TV

Watch Times Square Ball Drop Online, on TV In addition to Mendes, Cabello and Halsey, artists Lauren Alaina, Bazzi, Kane Brown, Ciara, and Weezer were announced as performers. "The NYPD routinely does a great job of planning and securing large-scale events around New York City", Police Commissioner James P. [Full Article...]

7-year-old killed in drive-by near Houston-area Walmart identified

7-year-old killed in drive-by near Houston-area Walmart identified A Texas sheriff has released the names of a daughter and mother who were shot when a man in pickup truck pulled up next to the vehicle they were in and opened fire. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez identified the girl as Jazmine Barnes , who was riding with her mother, LaPorsha Washington , and three of her sisters in a auto. [Full Article...]


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