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Trump’s daily schedule leak shows his day starts late

Trump’s daily schedule leak shows his day starts late In describing the relationship between the conservative-leaning cable network and the Trump administration, Salon's Heather Digby Parton wrote , "Fox has become Trump's de facto kitchen cabinet and unofficial communications office, creating a tight feedback loop between the far right and the White House". [Full Article...]

Cubs Co-Owner Tom Ricketts Addresses Racist Emails Sent by His Father Joe

Cubs Co-Owner Tom Ricketts Addresses Racist Emails Sent by His Father Joe Not surprisingly, there has been an uproar about the emails and Tom - again, he's the Cubs chairman - has released a statement on the matter. "We are aware of the racially insensitive emails in my father's account that were published by an online media outlet", he said. [Full Article...]

Brexit crisis: May vows no return to hard border with Ireland

Brexit crisis: May vows no return to hard border with Ireland The revelation follows weeks of uncertainty around Brexit negotiations, with the UK Parliament rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement and then voting for her to reopen negotiations over a controversial Irish "backstop" , meant to avert a hard border between Britain and European Union member-country Ireland in future. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Woman Brutally Stabbed To Death In Ridgewood Apartment Building

Pregnant Woman Brutally Stabbed To Death In Ridgewood Apartment Building The real estate agent , who also worked as a professional Latin ballroom dancer and taught Zumba classes, was said to be about five months pregnant at the time of the attack. "She was a sweetheart", she told CBS New York. "He's going to kill the baby!" she said . "She had a little dog with her, a pug, I think", he said. [Full Article...]

Maryland's Rep. Elijah Cummings calls on Virginia Gov

Maryland's Rep. Elijah Cummings calls on Virginia Gov Northam's lieutenant governor doesn't think so. And at that time he was apologetic for having been in the photograph and that sort of thing. This despite acknowledging on Friday that he was in the more than 30-year-old image. There were orientations for the incoming freshman on tolerance and diversity. At least two media outlets, including the Washington Post , said a woman had approached the... [Full Article...]

Scientists seek owner of USB stick stuck in seal poo

Scientists seek owner of USB stick stuck in seal poo The Institute's call emerged in a post titled "They were defrosting leopard seal poo.you won't believe what happened next!" The vet then sent it to Krista Hupman, a NIWA marine biologist, who kept it in a freezer for more than a year. The USB stick was found to be in "reasonably good condition considering where it had come from". After determining it was a USB drive, the undigested hardware was ... [Full Article...]

Russian ‘Begpacker’ Couple Arrested in Malaysia After Baby-Swinging Video Sparks Outrage

Russian ‘Begpacker’ Couple Arrested in Malaysia After Baby-Swinging Video Sparks Outrage A crowd of people can be seen watching the street performance, which appeared to be a busking effort to fund a round-the-world trip. A 90-second video of their "act" went viral on Facebook on Sunday and showed a man in blue shorts and a white T-shirt holding the baby by the feet and swinging the infant between his legs and raising it above his head several times to the beat of music in the b... [Full Article...]

Russia plans new missile systems

Russia plans new missile systems The defense secretary's statement follows a decision by the United States last week to suspend obligations to the INF Treaty , a bilateral arms agreement banned ground-launched missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers (310 to 3,410 miles). [Full Article...]

Trump mulls leaving intelligence in Afghanistan after withdrawal of troops

Trump mulls leaving intelligence in Afghanistan after withdrawal of troops The Iraq Report is a weekly feature at The New Arab . While speaking to troops there, Trump said the United States could use the base to reenter Syria to beat back any Islamic State resurgence and to "watch over Iran." The vote was cast as a prod to Mr. [Full Article...]

Sweden's Crown Jewels "Likely" Found in Trash Can

Sweden's Crown Jewels Two crowns belonging to 17th-century monarchs, Karl IX and his wife Kristina, and a royal orb were among the collection stolen from a cathedral located west of Stockholm in late July. Swedish police have not yet confirmed the founding. A 22-year-old suspect was arrested in September and went on trial at the end of last month. A second man has been detained but not charged. [Full Article...]

Federal prosecutors intend to subpoena Trump inaugural committee, source says

Federal prosecutors intend to subpoena Trump inaugural committee, source says On Monday, federal prosecutors delivered a subpoena to President Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration committee , the latest development in the many inquiries into Trump related to the 2016 election. The document that he had raised more than $200,000 for a Clinton's campaign that year. Zuberi could not be reached for comment Monday evening. ABC News reported earlier that prosecutors in the So... [Full Article...]

John Cantlie: British IS hostage 'believed to be still alive'

John Cantlie: British IS hostage 'believed to be still alive' Mr Cantlie's skills as a journalist have been exploited by ISIS in an attempt to lend credibility to propaganda films. In November 2012, British war photographer John Cantlie and American journalist James Foley were kidnapped in Syria and held by ISIS. [Full Article...]

Pope admits priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

Pope admits priests and bishops sexually abused nuns Pope Francis shocked millions Tuesday when he revealed for the first time that the Vatican is investigating claims that priests have sexually abused nuns, and that, in at least one order in France, the priest in charge kept religious sisters as "sexual slaves" for himself and other affiliated priests, the Associated Press reports . [Full Article...]

Pope Francis to hold historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

Pope Francis to hold historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula The pope was expected to raise the issue of Yemen , devastated by a war in which the UAE is a key player, in talks with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed. A quota has also been reserved for the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia, which includes Kuwait, Bahrain , Qatar , and Saudi Arabia. Her father Gregory nodded and added: "Any time". [Full Article...]

Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur

Sentencing hearing to begin for serial killer Bruce McArthur Cantlon said the two met through an online dating app in 2017. He added that McArthur's killing spree stoked widespread fear in Toronto's LGBT community, forcing people to compromise how they lived their lives. He kept hair from the men in bags stored on a property south of Mt. He said police moved in when they realized he had someone over. He had previous convictions for assault. [Full Article...]

Environment Canada issues freezing drizzle and freezing rain warnings for Sudbury

Environment Canada issues freezing drizzle and freezing rain warnings for Sudbury Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. Snow or freezing rain will spread over Northeastern Ontario early Monday and persist into Monday night . "If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance". OC Transpo was warning that "delays can be expected on the majority of the routes". [Full Article...]

Former Kingfisher boss Vijay Mallya's extradition to India cleared by United Kingdom govt

Former Kingfisher boss Vijay Mallya's extradition to India cleared by United Kingdom govt Mallya now has 14 days starting today to appeal against the UK Home Secretary's order. India wants Mallya to be extradited from Britain to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher Airlines. He was arrested in April previous year by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit on behalf of the Indian authorities. According to reports, Mallya will be lodged in one... [Full Article...]

Trump Announces His Pick To Head The Interior Department

Former U.S. Interior secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here during a news conference in July 2017, resigned in December and now faces a number of ethics inquiries. Bernhardt will have to be confirmed by the Senate before he can officially take over. Bernhardt is a former oil, gas, and agricultural lobbyist at the firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. [Full Article...]

Michael Moore: 'Everyone Knows' Ocasio-Cortez is the Democratic Leader

Michael Moore: 'Everyone Knows' Ocasio-Cortez is the Democratic Leader They also spoke about public services, climate change, tax and migration. Tablet journalist Yair Rosenberg wrote, "Imagine that 85% of Muslims polled said they thought a particular European leader was Islamophobic". Cortez seems to be encouraging us to reduce our own ambitions and live like the homeless and the drug addicted live, but I rather think that the American tradition of trying to b... [Full Article...]

Avalanches in the Italian Alps kill at least 5 skiers

Avalanches in the Italian Alps kill at least 5 skiers 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. Rescue operations were made more hard on Sunday due to the height of the avalanche, preventing rescuers from undertaking the search by foot, and the risk of another. [Full Article...]


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