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US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto

US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto And opportunity, for too many of our young people, is shrinking. Addressing reporters in Boston on Wednesday, Warren said she hoped the trip to Iowa would be a "conversation". 'This is a moment in America where people really want to get the focus back on the points that touch their lives, about things like student loans and what it costs to get a prescription filled, ' Warren said in remarks at ... [Full Article...]

‘China, China, China’: New Pentagon chief sets priority

‘China, China, China’: New Pentagon chief sets priority China's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang tried to smooth over relations at a press conference Thursday, in response to Shanahan reportedly making efforts to counter Beijing as his top priority. We have deep respect for Secretary Mattis' lifetime of service, and it has been a privilege to serve as his deputy secretary. The defence official said Shanahan would later Wednesday attend a cabinet ... [Full Article...]

Burke stands down as Vatican spokesman

Burke stands down as Vatican spokesman Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of Vatican spokesman Greg Burke and his deputy Paloma Garcia Ovejero, according to an announcement by the Holy See on 31 December. Following Burke's resignation, all Vatican communication heads have now changed over the last six months. "The year ahead is full of important appointments that will require maximum communications efforts", Mr Ruffini said... [Full Article...]

Pope's spokesman in shock resignation

Pope's spokesman in shock resignation The spokesperson for the Vatican and his deputy resigned suddenly on Monday, an official statement said . The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the director and vice-director of the Vatican press office. [Full Article...]

North Korea Ambassador Goes Missing in Italy

North Korea Ambassador Goes Missing in Italy Kim said the intelligence official said Jo and his wife left the official residence in early November, weeks before his term was to end in late November. The Associated Press reports that North Korea has yet to comment on Jo's status. It was unclear whether Jo was accompanied by his children or where he was seeking asylum. [Full Article...]

Trump shirks blame for migrant child deaths in federal custody

Trump shirks blame for migrant child deaths in federal custody He further complained that the opposition party shall take responsibility for the current partial shutdown of the U.S. government. "It is too late for at least two families that have two children died in the custody of Border Patrol ". She showed signs of sepsis, a potentially fatal condition brought on by infection, according to officials. A pregnant migrant climbs the border fence before ... [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Indian PM for library in Afghanistan

Trump mocks Indian PM for library in Afghanistan Amid reports on a possible withdrawal of American troops, the US President Donald Trump at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday insisted on regional countries' role in Afghanistan and said that Russian Federation and Pakistan should be fighting in Afghanistan, not the United States. [Full Article...]

No sign of progress after Trump meets lawmakers on shutdown

No sign of progress after Trump meets lawmakers on shutdown On Capitol Hill after the briefing on Wednesday, Mitch McConnell , the Senate majority leader, told reporters that it could take "weeks" to break the stalemate and that Wednesday's meeting did not produce "any particular progress". House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said there's no need to prolong the shutdown and he was disappointed the talks did not produce a resolution. [Full Article...]

Australian police respond to spider death threats

Australian police respond to spider death threats Police officers arrived at the scene expecting the worst, but found out the incident was all caused by a spider . Wanneroo Police tweeted about the incident before deleting it, citing confidential internal police communications, "typos in it, things like that" as reasons, the Telegraph reported. [Full Article...]

CBP fires tear gas after 150 migrants attempt to climb border fence

Agents at the border fence said that no migrants at the fence line appeared to be experiencing ill effects from the tear gas or pepper spray. A family of asylum-seekers are taken into custody by U.S. The Border Patrol used tear gas against a storm of illegal immigrants November 25, prompting criticism from some Democrats, including one senator who suggested the chemical deterrent violated ... [Full Article...]

Hospital blasts resident for threatening to give Jews 'wrong meds'

Hospital blasts resident for threatening to give Jews 'wrong meds' The scores of chilling tweets are from 2011 to 2017. - patriotgirl ن (@Jesus_isPeace) January 1, 2019The worst part about Lara Kollab is she felt *comfortablesafe* making her "joke". This was years before she earned her medical degree in 2018. Kollab graduated from Touro College, which also denounced her rhetoric on Twitter. Kollab, who is from Westlake, Ohio and is of Palestinian herita... [Full Article...]

German Authorities Deem Bottrop, Essen Ramming Attacks Acts of Terror

German Authorities Deem Bottrop, Essen Ramming Attacks Acts of Terror The man, who fled the scene, made racist comments when he was later stopped and arrested, according to a statement by local police and prosecutors. A German man has been arrested after police say he deliberately ran his vehicle into pedestrians in two neighboring cities near the Netherlands border shortly after midnight Tuesday, injuring four people. [Full Article...]

Trump Gives US Troops Four Months to Leave Syria Amid Criticism

Trump Gives US Troops Four Months to Leave Syria Amid Criticism Trump's troop drawdowns triggered the resignation of his defense secretary, Jim Mattis, long one of the chaotic administration's steady hands. Just doing what I said I was going to do! Earlier, Trump said the United States would get out of Syria "over a period of time" and wants to protect the USA -backed Kurdish fighters in the country as Washington draws down troops. [Full Article...]

Pelosi: We're Giving 'Nothing for the Wall'

Pelosi: We're Giving 'Nothing for the Wall' This is also not true. He'd described the briefing as an opportunity for border officials to make their case to Democrats on the need for a wall. Should Nancy Pelosi take over the speakership, as is expected this month, she will have to negotiate with President Donald Trump over a government funding bill. [Full Article...]

Child rushed to hospital after falling into rhinoceros exhibit at Florida zoo

Child rushed to hospital after falling into rhinoceros exhibit at Florida zoo The girl's father said she was "doing well", according to NBC . According to officials with Brevard Zoo , on Tuesday afternoon, the child was injured during a Rhino Encounter , a hands-on, educational experience with Brevard Zoo's white rhinoceroses. [Full Article...]

Republican Chairwoman Rebukes Her Uncle, Mitt Romney, to Defend Donald Trump

Republican Chairwoman Rebukes Her Uncle, Mitt Romney, to Defend Donald Trump On New Year's Day, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney - the Republican nominee for president in 2012 - launched into President Donald Trump , attacking him for falling short of the moral leadership required for the presidency. In February a year ago, Trump endorsed Romney's run for a Senate seat in Utah. Romney argued that overall Trump's "conduct over the past two years, particula... [Full Article...]

Six dead in two-train accident on bridge in Denmark

Six dead in two-train accident on bridge in Denmark Photos from the scene show the freight train was carrying crates of beer, and the tarpaulin that covered the train was torn in pieces. The bridge linking the islands of Zealand and Funen has been shut after the incident. Police is scheduled to give a news conference later Wednesday. A preliminary investigation by the Danish Accident Investigation Board showed a trailer had blown off a freight ... [Full Article...]

U.S. authorities fire tear gas across border to repel Central Americans

U.S. authorities fire tear gas across border to repel Central Americans Members of the group who spoke with AP said they arrived last month with a caravan which set out from Honduras. "These countermeasures successfully suppressed the rock throwers causing them to flee the area", CBP said in a statement . Department of Homeland Security spokesperson Katie Waldman accused " a violent mob of migrants " of " attacking " the border patrol force with "projectiles", ... [Full Article...]

US military tweets, then deletes, a New Year's joke about dropping bombs

US military tweets, then deletes, a New Year's joke about dropping bombs The tweet was followed by a video that features B-2 bombers dropping 30,000-pound conventional weapons at a test range. "Peace is our Profession" may be their motto, but USSTRATCOM, as the U.S. Joe Cirincione, author of "Nuclear Nightmares, Securing the World before it is too late", said: "At first, I did not believe this could be real". We need 60 more folks to step up and give around $25 ea... [Full Article...]

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges action on unification with Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges action on unification with Taiwan The speech commemorated the 40th anniversary of a message sent to Taiwan in 1979, where China called for unification and an end to military confrontation. Martin Lee Chu-ming, founding chairman of the Democratic Party in Hong Kong, was sceptical of Xi's call to apply one country, two systems in Taiwan. [Full Article...]


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