• Trump Signs Order To Keep Prison At Guantanamo Bay Open
Trump Signs Order To Keep Prison At Guantanamo Bay Open

While the new directive does nothing to immediately resolve the legal quandary dating to the administration of President George W. Bush, it does require the secretary of defense to recommend a method for determining the fate of individuals captured by the USA forces, including sending them to Guantanamo.

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  • EPA administrator once said Trump would be 'abusive' to Constitution
EPA administrator once said Trump would be 'abusive' to Constitution

Pruitt said. Pruitt added that he feared Trump, if elected would "use executive power to confront Congress in a way that is truly unconstitutional". Toward Trump himself, Pruitt has been effusive, calling the Trump's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord " courageous ".

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  • Three people dead after helicopter crash in California
Three people dead after helicopter crash in California

The helicopter struck the yard and side wall of a home, and another home across the street had part of the tail rotor stuck in its tiled roof, according to KABC . A nearby resident told the local ABC7 news channel it "sounded like a train coming through ". "I ran out to the balcony and looked down and saw the whole dust impact, so I ran out, your...

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  • North feels the pain of sanctions, says report
North feels the pain of sanctions, says report

North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho at the State of the Union address. Though Trump did not explicitly say what concessions he was referring to, his speech took place as South Korean athletes began training at a ski resort in North Korea as part of diplomatic efforts to thaw relations between the two countries ahead of next month's Winter O...

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  • FCC releases preliminary report into Hawaii's false missile alert
FCC releases preliminary report into Hawaii's false missile alert

An employee sent out an alert on January 13 notifying Hawaii residents of an incoming ballistic missile during what was supposed to be a drill, prompting widespread panic. Though the recording also ended with the "EXERCISE" message, the officer did not hear it. "Otherwise, people won't take alerts seriously and respond appropriately when a real...

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  • Healthy prospects for India's external sector: Economic Survey
Healthy prospects for India's external sector: Economic Survey

Already farm incomes have fallen because of the rising cost of production while crop prices have not risen, presenting a potential risk to Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the upcoming election after it barely won re-election in his home state of Gujarat last month.

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  • Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre partially closed
Seine still rising in Paris; Louvre partially closed

In 2016, the last significant flood in Paris , the river reached a high of 6.1m. Elsewhere in the town, street signs stick out of the water and a lonely boat floats in the Marne River, once accessible from the riverbank but now unreachable on foot.

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  • Ireland to hold abortion referendum
Ireland to hold abortion referendum

Mr O'Donovan said he was not going to actively campaign on the issue. The referendum announcement came after a special meeting of the Irish cabinet on Monday evening. Varadkar, who came to power in June past year, pledged to hold the referendum following the non-binding recommendations of a Citizen's Assembly. The proposed national plebiscite w...

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  • Apple's iPhone SE sequel reportedly won't be a big revamp
Apple's iPhone SE sequel reportedly won't be a big revamp

The tech giant told suppliers it would cut its production target for the phone to 20 million units, following slower-than-expected sales in the year-end holiday shopping period in Europe, the USA and China, the Nikkei reported Monday . KGI also said that only 13 million units of Apple iPhone X will ship in second quarter of 2018. The speculat...

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  • Govt convenes all party meeting ahead of Budget session
Govt convenes all party meeting ahead of Budget session

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will announce the budget in the Parliament on Feb 1. "Opposition raised some concerns during the all party meeting on Sunday and so we expect that there will be disruption on a few issues", a senior leader of the NDA said, requesting anonymity.

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  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow after Putin protest
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow after Putin protest

The protests Sunday were unusual in their scope, with Navalny supporters organizing some 115 events across the country. Police also detained several employees of his Anti-Corruption Foundation as well as supporters, Navalny's team said. The anti-corruption activist launched the campaign for a boycott of the vote after Russian officials rejected h...

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  • Yemen Separatists Capture Seat of Government in Aden
Yemen Separatists Capture Seat of Government in Aden

Prime Minister Dagher called on the "decision maker" UAE to take action, warning that the clashes would advantage the Houthis. By evening, some shops were open but the streets were mostly deserted. Also on Sunday, Yemen's Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr called for immediate cease-fire and urged the Saudi-led coalition and the Gulf Cooperat...

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  • Kabul: Explosions at military university
Kabul: Explosions at military university

As security forces block surrounding roads, there are reports of ongoing gunfire. "Three of the attackers have been killed by the security forces and another was arrested". The government has blamed Saturday's attack, which was followed by a national day of mourning, on the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network. Kabul remains on high alert as th...

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  • Kashmir: FIR Filed Against Army Over Killing of Two Civilians in Shopian
Kashmir: FIR Filed Against Army Over Killing of Two Civilians in Shopian

Shopian: Jammu and Kashmir Police registered an FIR in connection with a firing incident in Shopian district that left two persons dead and nine injured. "A junior commissioned officer accompanying the convoy got hit on the head and fell unconscious suffering serious injury", he claimed. They said that restrictions are in place also in some pa...

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  • Trump defends gun control, climate change positions in wide-ranging interview
Trump defends gun control, climate change positions in wide-ranging interview

In an interview with British ITV channel, Trump said he knew "nothing" about the organization when he retweeted three video clips it had posted . The half-hour meeting was aired on British commercial broadcaster ITV on Sunday night. "I know the British people and understand them. I mean, we get tremendous support from people in the United ...

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  • Man dies after getting sucked into MRI machine at Mumbai Hospital
Man dies after getting sucked into MRI machine at Mumbai Hospital

Why is hospital staff responsible for Maru's death? In 2014 two hospital workers sustained injuries when they were pinned between an MRI machine and a metal oxygen tank for four hours at a hospital in New Delhi. Metallic objects are pulled towards it and must not be carried into the room. The ring finger of his left hand was also crushed by th...

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  • Will Starbucks Disappoint Again When It Reports After The Close?
Will Starbucks Disappoint Again When It Reports After The Close?

Foundry Partners Llc bought 27,875 shares as the company's stock declined 22.76% while stock markets rallied. Institutional investors own 70.76% of the company's stock . Analysts were looking for earnings of 57 cents per share on revenue of $6.2 billion. " Starbucks delivered solid revenue and profit growth and our first-ever $6 billion re...

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  • Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental
Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental

Canine units led investigators to a pond near the boy's home, which the landowners agreed to let the Federal Bureau of Investigation drain, WFMY News reports . A desperate search has been launched for a four-year-old boy who wandered from his North Carolina home barefoot. Kersey said that no evidence has been found that could lead them "any clos...

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  • Dozens killed in fire at Miryang hospital
Dozens killed in fire at Miryang hospital

It was the country's second major blaze in a month, and officials admitted that there was no sprinkler system installed at the hospital. Videos posted on social media showed a patient hanging on to a rope dangling from a helicopter above the hospital in Miryang, and another crawling out of a window to climb down a ladder.

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  • Mahadayi could trigger more bandhs in Karnataka as political sparring continues
Mahadayi could trigger more bandhs in Karnataka as political sparring continues

While the film industry and multiplexes chose to remain shut, hospitals and clinics are expected to function as usual, with the Indian Medical Association office bearers stating that they will be extending moral support by wearing a black band.

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  • SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch is reportedly set for February 6th
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch is reportedly set for February 6th

Once it is deemed ready to launch, the Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world. It will take off from launchpad 39A, which once launched Apollo and Space Shuttle missions . ET (10:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. PT), with a backup window during the same hours on February 7. In comparison, the company's Falcon 9 rocket, used ...

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  • Sunny and warm today but the rain returns this weekend
Sunny and warm today but the rain returns this weekend

Winds will pick up this afternoon out of the northwest with sustained winds 15-20 miles per hour and stronger gusts. Thursday - Rain and snow showers likely. Wind chill values as low as zero. Winds could gust as high as 28 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. The wind will shift offshore tomorrow thanks to building high pres...

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  • Air Force One's $24M upgrade: New refrigerators
Air Force One's $24M upgrade: New refrigerators

The larger fridges can feed passengers and crew for weeks and store 3,000 meals in refrigerators and freezers below the cabin, Defense One said. The refrigerators, which go back to 1990, have been floundering notwithstanding customary support, an Air Force representative said.

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  • Canadian billionaire couple targeted, police confirm
Canadian billionaire couple targeted, police confirm

They died of "ligature neck compression", or strangulation with a rope or cord. Gomes declined to say whether anything was taken from the Sherman house. Barry Sherman had a reputation as a workaholic, loved by his employees and feared by competitors against whom he waged hundreds of lawsuits. The family hired a private investigator in late Decemb...

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  • United Nations says will send Syria envoy to Russian Federation conference
United Nations says will send Syria envoy to Russian Federation conference

As UN Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has commented on the preparations, he himself will decide whether to attend the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi after the conclusion of negotiations in Vienna . Closing out the constitution-focused special 9th round of intra-Syrian talks last night in Vienna , Mr.de Mistura Geneva Communiqu...

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  • Kidnapping victim killed in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid
Kidnapping victim killed in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid

The victim was abducted from his home Wednesday in Conroe, Texas, a suburb 40 miles (64 km) north of Houston , the paper reported. The kidnapping victim, whose name wasn't immediately released, died later at a hospital. Agents also located the cellphone used to call the brother, according the court documents. We do this job to help people and it...

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  • Evacuations begin as rain causes Paris' Seine River to overflow
Evacuations begin as rain causes Paris' Seine River to overflow

In the suburb of Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, flooding forced some residents into boats to move along the roads. According to expert Bruno Janet, the continuous rains fallen in the last days force the river waters to keep rising and probably reach 5.80 to 6.20 meters high in the next hours.

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  • Turkey's president Erdogan says campaign against Kurds in Syria will continue
Turkey's president Erdogan says campaign against Kurds in Syria will continue

Meanwhile, Turkey is pressing the U.S.to stop its support for Kurdish fighters or risk confronting Turkish forces on the ground in Syria. It estimates there are around 400,000 people trapped under the government's siege. The SDF is an umbrella grouping composed mainly of YPG. It said 134 civilians were wounded in the weeklong clashes. President...

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  • Ontario Conservative MP Patrick Brown accused of sexual misconduct
Ontario Conservative MP Patrick Brown accused of sexual misconduct

He said he would defend himself in the court of law. "If you want to be in the party on the basis you want to exclude another group, that's not on for me". Brown's leadership running neck and neck with Ms. Wynne's Liberals, who have governed the province since 2003. "Brown is entitled to a legal defense and due process, but he can not lead us i...

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  • Manhunt after deputy shot dead north of Denver
Manhunt after deputy shot dead north of Denver

As the search was ongoing, the Colorado Police Officers Foundation created a fundraising page for Gumm. Police haven't officially confirmed that Dearing is the suspect who fatally shot Deputy Heath Gumm. The shooting is the second in a month to kill a deputy in the Denver area. Civilians, including some of the homeless people sleep under nearby u...

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  • This Mummified Woman Now Has A Name - And A Famous Relative
This Mummified Woman Now Has A Name - And A Famous Relative

They discovered she was a descendent of Johann Froben, a printer in Basel at the beginning of the 16th century. Mr Johnson is yet to comment on the findings, but is fully aware of his Swiss ancestry, referring to them on the "s Who Do You Think You Are? as 'posh toffs".

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  • Netanyahu: No One but US Can Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal
Netanyahu: No One but US Can Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

They also declared a new USA -led peace push dead, saying Washington can no longer be trusted as an honest broker. Trump said Thursday of the aid that goes to the Palestinians: "That money is on the table". It said the assembly will continue to promote dialogue between representatives of the Israeli Knesset and the Palestinian National Council ...

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  • Sessions Threatens to Subpoena 23 Sanctuary Cities
Sessions Threatens to Subpoena 23 Sanctuary Cities

The department has repeatedly threatened to deny millions of dollars in important grant money from communities that refuse to share such information with federal authorities, as part of the Trump administration's promised crackdown on cities and states that refuse to help enforce US immigration laws.

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  • New York City Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis
New York City Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis

A more recent report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) concluded that the opioid epidemic cost the US economy more than $500 billion in 2015. More than 1,100 people died from opioid-induced overdoses in 2016. Dr. Herminia Palacio, the city's Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, said overdose deaths in the city jum...

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  • Pence Dismisses 'Baseless' Allegation That Trump Had Affair With Porn Star
Pence Dismisses 'Baseless' Allegation That Trump Had Affair With Porn Star

Assuming the truth of allegations being made in the media, which President Trump contends to be FAKE, are the latest revelations of a reported relationship between Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels , anything more than titillating gossip being lodged against the current President of the United States? Stormy Daniels when she was weighing a...

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  • Jobless rates across upstate now top those of US
Jobless rates across upstate now top those of US

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in December, which was the same as November and was down from 4.5 percent in December 2016. South Carolina Electric and Gas and the state-owned utility Santee Cooper abandoned construction of two nuclear reactors in Fairfield County previous year, causing the loss of hundreds of ...

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  • Remembering three-time Grammy nominee Hugh Masekela and the life he lived
Remembering three-time Grammy nominee Hugh Masekela and the life he lived

Strength to the Masekela family and to for raising up a great one. Hardship in South Africa during the days of Apartheid created a culture of resistance and protest that was embodied by the likes of political figures like Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo.

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"Murphy Brown" returning to CBS with 13-episode run starring Candice Bergen

Bergen won five Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award, and the show received 18 out of its 62 Emmy nominations during its 10-year run. The Warner Bros. CBS set a 2018-19 schedule for the new comedy, but we won't have a firm release date for a few weeks. English is returning as well, serving as writer and executive producer through her Bend in th...

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  • US Attorney General orders probe of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' texts
US Attorney General orders probe of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' texts

Ratcliffe, a former USA attorney, the messages show "extreme bias" and he would like to see a top secret memo detailing secret surveillance of members of the Trump campaign be made public - along with FISA warrants used to begin the surveillance.

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  • Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh
Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh

Myanmar officials and security forces stood near the barb-wired border fence at the transition camp, but Rohingya in Bangladesh said they've seen no major preparation for refugees to return safely to their destroyed homes in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine.

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