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Time for Christmas decorations to be taken down

Time for Christmas decorations to be taken down The Epiphany season, also known as Epiphanytide, is in some churches recognized as a liturgical period following Christmastide, and begins on the day of the Epiphany and ends on various dates as defined by those churches. For people in the United Kingdom it marks the end of the Christmas period. Epiphany is observed as the date when the three wise men came to visit the baby Jesus. [Full Article...]

Pelosi elected Speaker as Democrats take control of House of Representatives

Pelosi elected Speaker as Democrats take control of House of Representatives But Trump said he was prepared to hold out "as long as it takes" to secure the money he is seeking for the border wall. "We are not doing a wall". Vice President Pence said he, White House adviser Jared Kushner and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen would meet with congressional staffers over the weekend. [Full Article...]

U.S. police investigating after woman in vegetative state ‘gives birth’

That woman gave birth to a baby boy on December 29. Her identity was not reported, and was not immediately known if she has family or a guardian. Sources quoted in the reports said the woman was heard to be moaning and that the baby's head was starting to emerge when a nurse came in. [Full Article...]

Hackers leak details of German politicians

Hackers leak details of German politicians Hundreds of internal political documents revealing personal data belonging to German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel , have been leaked online since last month. The Twitter account describes itself with labels such as security research, artist and satire. "With regard to the Chancellery it seems that, judging by the initial review, no sensitive information and data have been pub... [Full Article...]

Two British special forces soldiers injured by Isis in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers injured by Isis in Syria It is believed the incident happened this morning and the soldiers were airlifted from the scene by U.S. forces for medical treatment. Kurdish news outlet Rudaw reported the British soldiers were hurt in an attack on Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) base in the town of Deir al-Zour. [Full Article...]

Shutdown enters 3rd week as sides talk without resolving border security impasse

He said that negotiations for a border wall take priority, adding that he believes that federal works "agree with what we're doing". House Democrats muscled through legislation Thursday night to fund the government but not Trump's proposed wall. [Full Article...]

Northern Irish Kingmakers: We Will Not Support May’s Brexit Deal

Northern Irish Kingmakers: We Will Not Support May’s Brexit Deal The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said "there's not" any way in which his party can support the Prime Minister's Brexit deal . He said that among a dozen of topics discussed at Thursday's cabinet meeting, the first of its kind held by the Irish government since the New Year, the real focus was on legislation, medicine and transport to make sure that Ireland has the protections and s... [Full Article...]

Indian court declares tycoon Vijay Mallya a ‘fugitive economic offender’

Indian court declares tycoon Vijay Mallya a ‘fugitive economic offender’ The financial crime fighting agency Enforcement Directorate had sought to declare Mallya a " fugitive economic offender" and to confiscate 125 billion rupees worth of his assets. However, through his lawyers, Mallya told the Special Court that he had not fled the country but left in the ordinary course to attend a meeting in Switzerland in March 2016 at the World Motor Sport Council and the arr... [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Who Called Trump A 'Motherf***er' Runs From Reporters

Congresswoman Who Called Trump A 'Motherf***er' Runs From Reporters Despite outrage from the right, such as Fox News commentators and even by a CNN columnist, Tlaib took to Twitter Friday morning and emphasized that she is not backing down. "We'd like to have that happen through impeachment but if we have to we'll beat him at the ballot box in 2020", he noted, referring to speculation of Steyer's political ambition. [Full Article...]

Warren introduces herself to Iowa

Warren introduces herself to Iowa She was responding to a young woman who said she'd arrived in the country as a refugee and wanted to know Warren's policy recommendations for immigration reform. "So the bad news is I've got a cold", Warren explained. 'Tribal citizenship is very different from ancestry. I am not a citizen of a tribe. You know, she's constantly - I would say consciously been distancing herself from this and reall... [Full Article...]

Brexit: PM says critics of her deal are risking democracy

Brexit: PM says critics of her deal are risking democracy As MPs prepare to return to Westminster with a crunch Commons vote looming on the Withdrawal Agreement thrashed out with Brussels, the prime minister said no alternative plan was able to respect the 2016 referendum result, protect jobs and provide certainty to citizens and businesses. [Full Article...]

Poroshenko meets Erdoğan in Istanbul ahead of Ukrainian church independence ceremony

Poroshenko meets Erdoğan in Istanbul ahead of Ukrainian church independence ceremony George, the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The spiritual head of Orthodox Christians worldwide formally granted independence to the Ukrainian church on Saturday, marking an historic split from Russian Federation which Ukrainian leaders see as vital to the country's security. [Full Article...]

Persons of interest in Jazmine Barnes case being interviewed, deputies say

Persons of interest in Jazmine Barnes case being interviewed, deputies say Jazmine Barnes was shot in the head in the " totally unprovoked " drive-by attack in Houston on 30 December. An overflow crowd of more than 500 gathering to support Jazmine's family. "Investigators do not believe Jazmine's family was the intended target of the shooting , " the statement said. Jazmine's mom, LaPorsha Washington says she was driving with her four daughters when a white man i... [Full Article...]

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women

Chinese ‘Jack The Ripper’ Executed For Murdering 11 Girls And Women Gao confessed to his crimes in the court and said he would not file an appeal, official media reported . A man who had been on Police "Wanted List" for 28 years was caught after one of his relations committed a crime and underwent DNA testing. [Full Article...]

Killed After Fiery Crash, Fuel Spill On Florida Highway

Killed After Fiery Crash, Fuel Spill On Florida Highway Patrick Riordan said Friday. The names of those deceased were not immediately released, as the Florida Highway Patrol said during the press conference they have not completed notifying all next of kin. Authorities will continue investigating how the crash unfolded, and part of that investigation will look into the guardrail that failed to stop the initial big rig and sedan from crossing into t... [Full Article...]

Fish fumes could have sparked boy's fatal allergic reaction

Fish fumes could have sparked boy's fatal allergic reaction Around 7:25 p.m., police arrived at Jean-Paul's 82nd Street home in Canarsie and found him unconscious. Camron was taken to Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn , where he was pronounced dead, the New York Police Department told Newsweek . "He made everyone around him happy". In between gasps "he gave me two kisses" the devastated dad told the New York Post . "That was my prince, man", he said. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel and hundreds of German politicians hacked

Angela Merkel and hundreds of German politicians hacked All parties apart from the far-right Alternative for Germany were affected along with scores of celebrities, including the actor Til Schweiger and the satirist Jan Böhmermann , and journalists from the public broadcasters ARD and ZDF. The extent of the data leaks first became apparent late on Thursday evening, sources said. According to a spokesperson for the country's defensive cyber secur... [Full Article...]

Brazil's New President Is Already Attacking LGBTQ Rights

Brazil's New President Is Already Attacking LGBTQ Rights New Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued an executive order Wednesday making the Agriculture Ministry responsible for decisions concerning lands claimed by indigenous peoples, in a victory for agribusiness that will likely enrage environmentalists. [Full Article...]

Iran Sympathizes with Russian Federation over Deadly Building Collapse

Iran Sympathizes with Russian Federation over Deadly Building Collapse The tragedy in Magnitogorsk took place on Monday when what authorities suggested was a natural gas leak tore through a bloc of the 10-storey building, leaving dozens of apartments destroyed and damaged. He was flown to a Moscow children's hospital for treatment. "I want to say that there are no clear facts showing any kind of confirmation of what is described on the internet today", Mayor Se... [Full Article...]

Woman in vegetative state for 14 years gives birth in hospital

Woman in vegetative state for 14 years gives birth in hospital The woman stunned workers when she went into labor, claiming they didn't even know she was pregnant. The AZFamily report said the baby is healthy. Phoenix police say they are investigating who sexually assaulted the woman months ago. Hacienda Healthcare would not comment on any patient or any ongoing investigation, citing federal and state laws. [Full Article...]


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