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Trump plans to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam February 27-28 Trump plans to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam February 27-28
- February 06, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq , Dec. 26, 2018. "I want to be able to watch Iran ", he added, but denied he had plans to strike Iraq's neighbour. American troops in Iraq are there as part of an agreement between the two countries with a specific mission of combating terrorism, Salih stressed, and that they should stick to that. (more...)
Google launches Password Checkup extension for Chrome on Safer Internet Day Google launches Password Checkup extension for Chrome on Safer Internet Day
- February 06, 2019

Google says due to the privacy-protecting techniques used in developing Password Checkup , no one, including Google, can access your account details. Password Checkup was developed in unison with researchers at Stanford University. The information Google says it'll share with those third-parties seems to be fairly limited, and includes "basic information about the event". (more...)
Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns
- February 06, 2019

The Pope added that the abuse of nuns was still a problem and that the Church was working on it. While the pontiff did not provide further detail on Tuesday, nuns in India and Chile, at least, have previously reported abuse at the hands of priests. (more...)
Iran tests long-range cruise missile, releases video Iran tests long-range cruise missile, releases video
- February 06, 2019

According to Hatami, the missile would be fully ready for the use in the short term and would be able to fly at low altitude and its flight range reaches over 1,350 km. The resolution, which enshrined Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, called upon Tehran to refrain for up to eight years from work on ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons. (more...)
We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive
- February 06, 2019

Trump's Executive Time typically lasts until 11 a.m.; he is listed as being in the oval Office from 8-11 a.m., but he's never there during that period, six people with direct knowledge tell Axios . FILE - President Donald Trump's glass of Diet Coke with the presidential seal on it sits on his desk in front of his phones in the Oval Office at the White House, in Washington , Dec. (more...)
In one end, out the other: USB drive survives journey through seal In one end, out the other: USB drive survives journey through seal
- February 06, 2019

The sample, known as scat, had been stored for over a year before being thawed out. This might seem like slightly weird behaviour, but going through the seal poo allows researchers to get a good look at the diets, health, and likely past whereabouts of the seal that did the business. (more...)
Pregnant woman stabbed and killed in Queens Pregnant woman stabbed and killed in Queens
- February 06, 2019

According to Irigoyen's LinkedIn page, she was a licensed real estate saleswoman for Crosstown Apartments NYC and a human resources manager for the same company. Ramos said she can't imagine why someone would want her dead. Zereoue reportedly looked out into the hallway and saw Irigoyen's "hands hanging on" to a wall as she tried to keep a man in a hoodie from pulling her down the stairs. (more...)
Paris fire: seven dead in blaze in eight-storey building Paris fire: seven dead in blaze in eight-storey building
- February 05, 2019

It is believed one person has been seriously injured, whilst 27 others have suffered minor injuries, including three firefighters. Paris authorities said this morning that a woman who lives in the building has been arrested in connection with the blaze, however the cause is not yet known. (more...)
Japan finance minister Aso sorry for criticizing childless
- February 05, 2019

Then he touched on Japan's snowballing social security costs and said, "We have so many nuts out there blaming elderly people" for causing the present situation. Meanwhile the average number of births per woman has fallen from 2.0 in 1960 to 1.44 in 2016, according to the World Bank. That compares with almost 1.8 in the USA and Britain. (more...)
United Kingdom security minister says hostage John Cantlie may still be alive United Kingdom security minister says hostage John Cantlie may still be alive
- February 05, 2019

Mr Wallace, who spoke in a meeting with foreign journalists at the Home Office, would not say where the United Kingdom believes Mr Cantlie is being held. Majority feature him speaking from Mosul as well as the Syrian cities of Aleppo and Kobani. BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner said this news was a surprise to Mr Cantlie's next of kin. (more...)
Train derails in eastern India, killing 7 people Train derails in eastern India, killing 7 people
- February 05, 2019

The Press Trust of India news agency said a rail fracture appeared to have caused the derailment about 30 kilometers (20 miles) north of Patna, the Bihar state capital. Sixty people were killed past year when a commuter train traveling at a high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India . (more...)
Judge calls teenage girls the ‘aggressor’ in sex abuse case Judge calls teenage girls the ‘aggressor’ in sex abuse case
- February 05, 2019

That sentence is eight years less that what Kansas state sentencing guidelines called for. Gibbens claimed that the two girls were partially to blame for the incident because they went to Soden's house voluntarily and accepted payment for sex. (more...)
Australia: Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved Australia: Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved
- February 05, 2019

In total, the U.S. agreed to accept up to 1,250 refugees from Australia's detention islands. Suicide attempts and acts of self-harm are drawing attention again to the suffering of refugee children on Nauru, the tiny island of Oceania north of Australia. (more...)
Tulsi Gabbard launches cmapign for Democratic 2020 nomination Tulsi Gabbard launches cmapign for Democratic 2020 nomination
- February 05, 2019

She announced her candidacy for the presidential elections in Hawaii, a state she represents in Congress, saying she would stand up to "powerful, self-serving politicians and greedy corporations". Democratic nominating contests begin in February 2020. "We serve as one, indivisible, united, unbreakable ― united by this bond of love for each other and love for our country", she said. (more...)
Himalayan Glaciers Could Melt by 2100 Himalayan Glaciers Could Melt by 2100
- February 05, 2019

Fresh water from the region's glaciers flows into 10 major river basins, contributing to the drinking water, irrigation and energy needs of approximately 1.9 billion people, or about a quarter of the world's population. The irony is that even the isolated valleys have been touched by climate change. In June 2017, President Trump announced his intention for the United States, the second largest producer of greenhouse gases in the world, to withdraw from the agreement. (more...)
Trump's Iraq comment prompts confusion and condemnation Trump's Iraq comment prompts confusion and condemnation
- February 05, 2019

Yesterday, US President Donald Trump said it was important to keep a US military presence in Iraq so that Washington can keep a close eye on Iran , according to a CBS interview . US military commanders rely heavily on Syrian forces to gather intelligence from information and material gathered from the battlefield, but also a wide-range of informers with firsthand knowledge about ISIS operations. (more...)
Kiwi killed in Italian Alps avalanche identified as Katherine Clarke Kiwi killed in Italian Alps avalanche identified as Katherine Clarke
- February 05, 2019

An helicopter of the Valdostano Alpine Rescue corp leaves an helipad in Aosta, Italy , to reach the spot where the bodies of three skiers where found. A second Brit is still missing after the pair failed to arrive at a meeting point at around noon on Sunday. The regional authority in Aosta, where the avalanche risk is now very high - at level 3 out of 5 - warned people in the mountains to heed weather warnings. (more...)
‘Ghost’ in woman’s closet turns out to be man wearing her clothes
- February 05, 2019

Although Swofford is behind bars, the student said she remains scared, and she found two other unusual men in her living room in December, WGHP reported. They said their doors are always locked and they did not see any damage to them. However, the roommates are planning to leave their apartment after the incident. (more...)
Russian couple are arrested for swinging four-month-old baby Russian couple are arrested for swinging four-month-old baby
- February 05, 2019

The couple, who hail from Russian Federation, did something obnoxious to attract funds from the people on the street. Footage of their earlier incident was widely shared on social media, prompting an outcry and a number of people to contact the police. (more...)
Hawaii could become first state to ban cigarette sales Hawaii could become first state to ban cigarette sales
- February 05, 2019

A Hawaii lawmaker has proposed a bill that would gradually raise the minimum smoking age to 100, which could effectively make Hawaii the first state to outlaw the sale of cigarettes. "And, it is", Creagan said. "The state is obliged to protect the public's health", Creagan recently told the Hawaii Tribune-Herald. "This is more lethal, more unsafe than any prescription drug, and it is more addicting". (more...)
Afghan opposition leaders accused of betrayal for Moscow Taliban talks Afghan opposition leaders accused of betrayal for Moscow Taliban talks
- February 05, 2019

A statement from Ghani's office charged that Afghan politicians attending the gathering were doing so "in order to gain power". Taliban representatives will meet influential Afghan opposition leaders in Moscow for two days of peace building discussions starting Tuesday, but envoys from the Kabul government will not be in attendance. (more...)
Trump Doesn't Want Son Barron To Play Football Trump Doesn't Want Son Barron To Play Football
- February 05, 2019

He said that football was a risky sport, but that the protective equipment had not solved all of the safety problems. No, I wouldn't. I just do not like the reports I see coming out having to do with football - I mean, it is a risky sport, and I think it's- I- it's- really tough, I thought that the equipment would get better, and it has'. (more...)
Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia Gov. Northam Is Finding Himself Increasingly Alone In Once-Supportive Virginia
- February 05, 2019

Northam initially apologized for appearing in the photo, but then said a day later that he was convinced he wasn't in it. His comments were depicted as justifying "infanticide" and ultra-right politicians like Senator Ted Cruz called for his resignation. (more...)
White House attributes Trump's tan to 'good genes' White House attributes Trump's tan to 'good genes'
- February 05, 2019

It's February, and yet President Donald Trump's skin maintains the same tanned, orange glow as it does year-round. And Trump can certainly be described as a "senior administration official." Hmm. But no evidence of such a bed exists in the White House, according to three unnamed witnesses who have spent time in the White House residence. Of course Trump's orange complexion can be attributed to good genes , and he's also in excellent physical health, of sound mind, and he's blessed ... (more...)
Missing Student Libby Squire Did Make It Home Before Disappearing, Mother Says
- February 05, 2019

The statement was filmed and released by Humberside police. Libby Squire, a student at the University of Hull, has not been seen since late Thursday night after she got into a taxi outside the Welly Club on Beverley Road, Hull, at around 11pm on Thursday. (more...)

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