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Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges Poland arrests Huawei employee on spying charges
- January 12, 2019

In addition, TVP Info says, Internal Security Agency officers searched Huawei's headquarters in Poland, along with an Orange office where Piotr D. worked. A person with knowledge of the case confirmed that a Huawei employee called Wang Weijing - also known as Stanislaw Wang - had been arrested but not charged. (more...)
USA diplomats regularly visit detained Americans, says embassy in Russian Federation
- January 12, 2019

Paul Whelan is pictured in this undated photo released by his family. Apart from USA citizenship, Whelan also holds British, Canadian and Irish passports. The source added that Whelan entered Russian Federation on his U.S. passport and that it remained unclear what exactly he might have been trying to do on his own in Russian Federation. (more...)
Welsh town inclined to think it has world's steepest street Welsh town inclined to think it has world's steepest street
- January 12, 2019

While Baldwin St's record claims a grade of 35 per cent, Pen Ffordd Llech is reported be higher, at 36.6 per cent. The town of Dunedin, New Zealand , now holds the record, with Baldwin Street being measured as having a 35 percent gradient at its steepest point, but Gwyn Headley says a street in his native Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales , is even steeper. (more...)
Paris explosion: Multiple injuries reported Paris explosion: Multiple injuries reported
- January 12, 2019

A loud explosion struck central Paris on Saturday, causing injuries, according to initial reports. Images shared on social media showed the area around Rue De Montyon covered in debris with a fire raging in at least one building. (more...)
Suspected Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, Syria Suspected Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, Syria
- January 12, 2019

Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) has published a video in which it says the country's air defence systems intercept missiles launched by Israeli warplanes. Israel in recent years has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria against targets linked to Iran, which alongside its proxies and Russian Federation is fighting on behalf of the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. (more...)
Police respond as 'suspicious package' sent to British consulate in Melbourne Police respond as 'suspicious package' sent to British consulate in Melbourne
- January 12, 2019

A spokesman for the US Mission Australia, on behalf of the US Consulate General in Melbourne , said: "We can confirm the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne received a suspicious package earlier today. A spokeswoman for the British High Commission said: "We are liaising closely with the Australian Federal Police and the local authorities regarding the situation". (more...)
Saudi teen given refugee status, Australia considering visa for her Saudi teen given refugee status, Australia considering visa for her
- January 12, 2019

She says Thailand's authorities attempted to block her from travelling to Australia to claim asylum. "AlAraibi was granted permanent residency by the Australian government in recognition of his status as a refugee", Payne said in a statement , saying that she would seek his safe return to Australia. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly opened inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russian Federation Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly opened inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russian Federation
- January 12, 2019

One of those biggest charges is onto Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who was sentenced to three years in prison for financial crimes and arranging hush money payments to two women who claimed to have affairs with Trump before the 2016 election. (more...)
Ocasio-Cortez’s Attacks on Democrats Have Party Scrambling for Damage Control Ocasio-Cortez’s Attacks on Democrats Have Party Scrambling for Damage Control
- January 12, 2019

The former bartender, who joined a climate-change protest in Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during her freshman congressional orientation, also demanded the creation of a specific committee to further the implementation of a so-called "green new deal", but was refused that as well. (more...)
FBI probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russia
- January 12, 2019

In short, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into "whether the president's own actions constituted a possible threat to national security". On Thursday, former longtime Trump fixer Michael Cohen agreed to publicly testify before a House committee before he begins his three-year prison stint after pleading guilty to lying to Congress in his first testimony and unrelated fraud and campaign finance violation charges. (more...)
Three dead in double-decker bus crash at busy Ottawa transit station Three dead in double-decker bus crash at busy Ottawa transit station
- January 12, 2019

Mayor Jim Watson said two of those who died were on the bus and the other was in the shelter. The Ottawa Hospital's trauma centre said it had received nine patients "in critical condition" from the collision. "We're taking every necessary step to establish all of the facts and will co-operate fully with any investigation", said John Manconi, the general manager of Ottawa's transit service, OC Transpo. (more...)
GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Build the Wall' fundraiser GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Build the Wall' fundraiser
- January 12, 2019

The campaign had raised $20 million as of Friday afternoon. A GoFundMe campaign to subsidize what it called "the Trump Wall" will refund all money to donors because it did not meet its $1 billion goal, said Bobby Whithorne, director of North America Communications for GoFundMe . (more...)
Bus Driver's Dramatic Rescue Of Milwaukee Child Is Captured On Video Bus Driver's Dramatic Rescue Of Milwaukee Child Is Captured On Video
- January 12, 2019

Ivic stopped her bus and darted across the busy street to pick up the child, who was crying. Ivic said she wouldn't hesitate to help if she were in the same situation again. Surveillance video released Thursday by the Milwaukee County Transit Service shows Irena Ivic driving around 8 a.m. December 22 when suddenly, a little boy who appeared to be less than a year old appeared in the corner of the frame. (more...)
Tulsi Gabbard announces she will run for president in 2020 Tulsi Gabbard announces she will run for president in 2020
- January 12, 2019

Gabbard, 37, said "the issue of war and peace" would be the main focus of her campaign. Since being elected to the House, Gabbard became the vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee, but left the post so she could endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for the 2016 presidential nomination; she gave the nominating speech putting his name forward at the 2016 national convention. (more...)
Macedonian parliament agrees to change country’s name Macedonian parliament agrees to change country’s name
- January 12, 2019

The countries struck the deal on the new name in June , but Macedonia will start using it only after the parliament in Athens also ratifies the agreement. Previous Greek governments have also claimed that the tiny Republic of Macedonia might use the name to make territorial claims on its province. Ahead of the vote, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev had emphasised the historic importance of the decision. (more...)
Mueller Met With Trump's Campaign Pollster, a Former Manafort Associate Mueller Met With Trump's Campaign Pollster, a Former Manafort Associate
- January 12, 2019

They also defended their client's recollections of his meetings with Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian citizen who served as his key representative on the ground in Ukraine during a series of political campaigns in which Manafort served as a highly paid consultant. (more...)
Blindfolded Driver Crashes Car While Doing ‘Bird Box’ Challenge Blindfolded Driver Crashes Car While Doing ‘Bird Box’ Challenge
- January 12, 2019

On Friday morning, the Layton Police Department of Layton, Utah shared the images showing the aftermath of a auto crash in which one of the drivers was allegedly trying to drive with their eyes covered. They reportedly called out the Bird Box Challenge specifically. As for the teen, she now faces reckless driving charges. The Bird Box challenge, based off of Netflix's latest horror movie where citizens must stay blindfolded to stay alive, had a predictable result. (more...)
Cuba bus 'carrying foreign tourists' crashes killing seven Cuba bus 'carrying foreign tourists' crashes killing seven
- January 12, 2019

Five others are in a critical condition following the accident in the east on Thursday afternoon. The UK Foreign Office said it was "seeking information from the Cuban authorities" and that it was "ready to assist any British people who require our help", a spokesperson told the BBC. (more...)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows 'no evidence of remaining disease,' Supreme Court says Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows 'no evidence of remaining disease,' Supreme Court says
- January 11, 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no remaining signs of cancer after her surgery last month , requires no additional treatment, but will miss oral arguments at the court next week to rest, the Supreme Court said Friday. The short list of potential replacements for the ailing Ginsburg include Seventh Circuit judge Amy Coney Barrett , whose name got floated before Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh . (more...)
H1-B visas to undergo ‘changes’, says Trump
- January 11, 2019

It's unclear what Mr. Trump meant exactly, as simplifying a path to citizenship for such visa holders would nearly certainly require approval from Congress, and the White House has made no such suggestion in its latest border security funding proposal, or any other public offer. (more...)
Person accidentally decapitated by a helicopter in Florida
- January 11, 2019

Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport, formerly known as Hernando County Airport, is a joint civil-military public airport located 6 miles southwest of the central business district of Brooksville, a city in Hernando County. "I believe fire rescue was on the way but we cancelled them because it was a very obvious death", she said. The incident is still under investigation. (more...)
Trade war: China says U.S. talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute Trade war: China says U.S. talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute
- January 11, 2019

But it gave no indication of progress on resolving disputes over Beijing's technology ambitions and other thorny issues. The two sides will keep in close contact, it added. Beijing has tried to defuse pressure for more sweeping change by offering concessions including purchasing more American soybeans, natural gas and other exports. (more...)
Dozens Of Stranded Seals Flounder In Canadian Town Dozens Of Stranded Seals Flounder In Canadian Town
- January 11, 2019

Officers liaised with federal Fisheries officials to safely return the animal to "more isolated area on the peninsula, away from any community area". While the rescue plays out, the seals are still put at risk by what turns out to be dangerously effective urban camouflage: Their coats blend right in with the snow and sanded roads. (more...)
Italy’s Salvini seeks to build new European order with Poles Italy’s Salvini seeks to build new European order with Poles
- January 11, 2019

After a meeting with Poland's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Salvini expressed hopes an "Italian-Polish axis" would replace the current "French-German axis". All three leaders - Orban, Kaczynski and Salvini - say they want to keep out migrants to preserve Europe's Christian heritage and protect their citizens' security. (more...)
Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman
- January 11, 2019

Payne told reporters that Australia's review of Alqunun's case is already underway. Thai immigration officials told Reuters that Canada had "granted her asylum", however Canadian officials told the BBC they now have "nothing to confirm" on the issue. (more...)

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