• Gunman fires on auto full of girls in Houston, killing child
Gunman fires on auto full of girls in Houston, killing child

Christopher Cevilla, father of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes , speaks during a news conference, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Houston . We will locate you, we will find you, ' he added. Authorities are asking the public for tips and appealing to nearby residents and businesses to review surveillance video for the red pickup truck. Another daughter, 6, wa...

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  • Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear stand-off
Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear stand-off

His previous New Year's addresses had taken place in more formal settings, with Kim standing at a podium. These are the Gaeseong industrial park in North Korea, where South Korean factories use North Korean labor, and the Mount Geumgang resort in North Korea.

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  • Sheriff: Suspected cop killer 'should have been reported to ICE'
Sheriff: Suspected cop killer 'should have been reported to ICE'

Sheriff Adam Christianson said police arrested Gustavo Perez Arriaga , 32, in Bakersfield for allegedly killing Newman police Cpl. "He was living the American dream", said Stanislaus County sheriff's Deputy Royjinder Singh, who is not related to the slain officer but knew him.

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  • Elizabeth Warren Launches Exploratory Bid For President In 2020
Elizabeth Warren Launches Exploratory Bid For President In 2020

Warren, who said she was creating an exploratory committee that will allow her to raise funds and hire staffers, will be among a crowded field of Democrats taking a shot at the White House. Warren still isn't officially running for president. Warren's campaign will not be without controversy, however. In a liberal state, Gov. Charlie Baker, R, ...

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  • Macron, Merkel demand release of 24 Ukranian sailors captured by Russian troops
Macron, Merkel demand release of 24 Ukranian sailors captured by Russian troops

All 24 families of Ukrainian sailors, who are illegally detained in the territory of the Russian Federation, have been paid UAH 100,000 each. It accused Russian Federation of military aggression. On Boxing Day, Kiev called for their Western allies to consider additional sanctions against Moscow. The tightening of pressure on Ukraine has been co...

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  • Russian Federation detains American in Moscow suspected of spying
Russian Federation detains American in Moscow suspected of spying

The FSB said the man was caught "during an espionage operation" without giving further details. The arrest came with Moscow embroiled in a number of spy scandals with the West. Since then, the USA and other countries have imposed various sanctions against Russian officials, companies and banks. If convicted on espionage charges Whelan could...

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  • Hanover airport shut after vehicle driven near runway
Hanover airport shut after vehicle driven near runway

The man was quickly arrested and taken into custody. A Hanover police spokesperson told DW that the man in his mid-20s drove out onto the runway and followed a plane from Greece's Aegean Airlines after it had landed. Federal police said the man's motive was unclear but there was no indication so far the incident was terror-related. Take-offs and ...

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  • Putin Travels To Scene After Four Killed In Deadly High-Rise Blast
Putin Travels To Scene After Four Killed In Deadly High-Rise Blast

The Emergency Situations Ministry said on its website that in all, 48 apartments from the third to the 10th floor in the building's central part were damaged by the explosion. Residents were evacuated to a nearby school. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dispatched Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova to the city, Tass reported.

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  • Man Suspected of Killing Newman Police Officer Arrested
Man Suspected of Killing Newman Police Officer Arrested

Authorities are searching for a man believed to be living in the country illegally who they say gunned down a California police officer the day after Christmas, inflaming the nationwide debate on immigration . "He is a criminal", Christianson said. The suspect was considered armed and risky. Friday's vigil came three nights after Singh was sho...

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  • Koreas hold symbolic groundbreaking ceremony to link railroads across border
Koreas hold symbolic groundbreaking ceremony to link railroads across border

The ceremony was another example of the thaw in relations between the Koreas, technically still at war after their conflict ended in a truce not a peace treaty. The two Koreas held a symbolic event Wednesday to signal the start of their grand project to reconnect severed inter-Korean railways. Near the platform, a small group of around 10 prote...

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  • Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by USA border agents
Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by USA border agents

The Guatemalan government was notified and is in contact with the boy's father and family, the statement added. The agency did not say how many children are now under its care. McAleenan said his agency reported all deaths in custody to both its office of professional responsibility and the DHS inspector general. According to the CBP, "agen...

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  • Trump lowers demand for border wall funding
Trump lowers demand for border wall funding

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a statement applauding a decision by the administration to reverse new guidance issued by the Department of Homeland Security that prevented the Federal Emergency Management Agency from writing or renewing National Flood Insurance Program policies during the current government shutdown .

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  • Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Kills 4
Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Kills 4

Egypt's interior ministry said the bus was hit by an explosion from an improvised device hidden near a wall at around 1815 local time (1615 GMT). Without advising authorities, the bus deviated from the route established by the interior ministry for vehicles bringing visitors to Giza, Madbuli said.

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  • Putin praises new hypersonic Avangard weapon after test
Putin praises new hypersonic Avangard weapon after test

Putin described the successful test, in which the glider was launched from a site in southwestern Russian Federation toward a target on the Kamchatka Peninsula more than 3,500 miles away, as a "wonderful, ideal New Year's gift for the country".

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  • New Yorkers baffled as night sky turns blue
New Yorkers baffled as night sky turns blue

The explosion spawned a lot of social media reaction and led to a power outage necessitating the temporary shutdown at LaGurdia Airport. A spokesman didn't immediately return a call seeking further comment. Some say the pulsing blue light lasted at least 10 minutes. The NYPD asked people to avoid the area between 20th Avenue and 31st Street in...

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  • Saudi king changes foreign minister after Khashoggi fallout
Saudi king changes foreign minister after Khashoggi fallout

Saudi Arabia's embattled foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, who fronted global media after the scandal, has now been replaced by former finance minister Ibrahim al-Assaf. The crown prince, known as MBS, has faced worldwide criticism for his alleged role in the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October...

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  • Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump's visit to troops
Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump's visit to troops

Trump's pay raise was 2.4 percent, in line with similar raises that have been provided every year over the past decade. According to a pool report of the trip from Newsweek , the president at one point asked the chaplain of the Navy's SEAL Team 5 to come over and get a photo with him.

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  • Trump presses Democrats on border wall funding ahead of Senate meeting
Trump presses Democrats on border wall funding ahead of Senate meeting

This, as agreement eludes Washington in the waning days of the Republican monopoly on power. When House Democrats assume the majority next Thursday for the new session of Congress, they plan to "swiftly" bring up a bill to reopen the government, Hammill added.

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  • Trump and Melania make surprise visit to Iraq
Trump and Melania make surprise visit to Iraq

During his three-plus hours on the ground, Trump did not meet with any Iraqi officials, but spoke on the phone with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi. And we give them, frankly, a lot more money than that, if you look at the books - a lot more money than that. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis tendered his resignation last Thursday over Trump's de...

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  • Christmas Is Now A National Holiday In Iraq
Christmas Is Now A National Holiday In Iraq

He encouraged Christians to live lives that reflect the true nature of Jesus Christ whose deeds they professed to emulate, rather than leading lives inconsistent with God's teachings, including disobedience and lack of respect for laws and authority.

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