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Filipina missing in Taiwan natural disaster: DFA

Filipina missing in Taiwan natural disaster: DFA Hualien is a popular tourist destination on Taiwan's eastern coast and home to about 100,000 people. The officials put death toll at eight and more than 200 people were injured in the quake. Aside from the four toppled buildings, however, he said he had not heard of much significant damage, except for the odd wall falling over. Considering the expected protracted time required to complete the ... [Full Article...]

"BOMBSHELLS!" Trump says new batch of Federal Bureau of Investigation texts are explosive

Barack Obama wanted to "know everything" the Federal Bureau of Investigation was "doing" according to newly released text messages between Federal Bureau of Investigation lovers Peter Strzok and Lisa Page; reaction and analysis on 'The Five '. [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi holds fake filibuster on House floor on Dreamers

The spending bill would also provide two years of funding for the federal community health center program, which lapsed last year and is at risk of running out of spending authority, and would also extend several other programs. When HuffPost asked Brooks about conservatives potentially driving Ryan into making deals with Democrats, he suggested it was the responsibility of Republicans to hold t... [Full Article...]

Palestinian killed after wounding Israeli guard at West Bank settlement

Palestinian killed after wounding Israeli guard at West Bank settlement At least one Palestinian man was killed and dozens were injured in riots as Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Nablus hunted for the assailant who stabbed a rabbi to death. Israeli settlements are seen as illegal under global law and a major obstacle to peace as they are built on land the Palestinians see as part of their future state. [Full Article...]

Berlin condemns Israeli settlements in coalition agreement for first time

Berlin condemns Israeli settlements in coalition agreement for first time Merkel said "important points" had to be cleared up. The agreement looks set to end more than four months of wrangling since inconclusive elections in September. Separately, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told Reuters the European Union must lead the way by adopting legislation early next year to ensure that big global tech companies pay billions of euros in taxes in Europe. [Full Article...]

Trump discovers that markets go down

Trump discovers that markets go down They may have experienced a little bump in the road with the market at the time being, but as long as things continue to stay strong fundamentally, there shouldn't be too many problems. His reaction highlighted the risks for politicians who take credit for soaring stocks: the fall. News networks, many of which had been airing a Trump speech live from OH where the president had gone to promote th... [Full Article...]

US, Argentina to tackle Hezbollah funding

US, Argentina to tackle Hezbollah funding Sanctions from the USA have also done the same against several officials. The US blames the Venezuelan president for the economic and political crises that have led to violent protests, and shortages of food and medicine. 'And we did specifically discuss the presence of Lebanese Hezbollah in this hemisphere, which is raising funds, obviously, to support its terrorist activities. [Full Article...]

Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed

Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed Poland's President Andrzej Duda gives a press conference on February 6, 2018 in Warsaw to announces that he will sign into law a controversial Holocaust bill which has sparked tensions with Israel , the USA, and Ukraine. Some risked their lives and those of their families to shelter Jews; almost 7,000 have been recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations" by Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust... [Full Article...]

United States to Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq

United States to Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq The Iraqi government spokesman told the Associated Press Reporter that: "The battle against Daesh has ended, and so the level of the American presence will be reduced". The second group, Kataib Hezbollah, has previously threatened to attack USA forces several times, denouncing their presence in Iraq as an occupation. [Full Article...]

Shallow magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Taiwan - USGS

Shallow magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Taiwan - USGS Tuesday ( Beijing Time), according to the China natural disaster Networks Center (CENC). Rescuers are trying to free people from a partially collapsed hotel and residential building, officials say. The quake caused the Marshal Hotel in Hualien to cave in. A series of earthquakes is rocking Taiwan, leaving two dead and more than 100 injured, according to The Associated Press, which c... [Full Article...]

Julian Assange vows to fight on after judge rules arrest warrant stands

Julian Assange vows to fight on after judge rules arrest warrant stands He said emails uncovered by a Freedom of Information request showed the Swedish prosecutor had been advised by a case lawyer at the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) that Mr Assange should be interviewed in Sweden. However, the court announced on Tuesday his application had been rejected. The Wikileaks founder faces arrest for violating bail. Olivia Harris / Reuters Julian Assange has been liv... [Full Article...]

More snow on the way

More snow on the way Perhaps a half-inch of snow, along with rapidly dropping temps and stiff winds , made Sunday night driving interesting. Snow showers may break out in the mountains and linger into Monday morning. It is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. White said temperatures will be right around the freezing mark today with overnight lows in the 20s. [Full Article...]

Administration Expects Russia to Uphold the Obama-Negotiated Nuclear Limits Trump Criticized

Administration Expects Russia to Uphold the Obama-Negotiated Nuclear Limits Trump Criticized At the same time, Russian Federation urges the United States to continue the meaningful search for mutually-acceptable solutions for issues related to the reequipment process and exclusion of nuclear arms from the calculations, as well as for any other issues the parties may face while implementing the treaty. [Full Article...]

100 years on, real women's equality remains elusive

100 years on, real women's equality remains elusive We know this because the diaries of a suffragette named Mary Blathwayt reveal she had "a close relationship" with the lesbian composer Ethel Smyth. The fact that so many of us skip our votes would have the suffragettes spinning in their graves. [Full Article...]

Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails

Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails It was clear that Sen. The awkward moment came on Monday before the two boarded the helicopter to depart from the White House to Ohio. Other heads of companies - each of which gave their employees a $1,000 bonus - who met with Trump were Greg Carmichael of Fifth Third Bancorp, Matt Schron of Jergens Inc. [Full Article...]

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's "swearing in"

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's The media shutdown prompted vocal criticism from the United Nations , U.S. and former colonial ruler Britain. Also on Monday, police teargassed demonstrators demanding the stations reopen as they tried to march on government offices. Odinga insists he, not Kenyatta, was the true victor of a disputed presidential election last August. Since the symbolic inauguration, Odinga and his supporters ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week

Steve Bannon's testimony to House panel rescheduled for next week Schiff said in a statement. Bannon and his legal counsel have indicated to the committee that the Trump administration still does not want Bannon to discuss his time on the transition team or in the White House, sources tell Fox News . [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets

Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets In Milwaukee, he will likely compete with Henson for minutes at the center position. Statistically speaking, his averages aren't great. As for Thon Maker , there's so much more development needed before the Bucks can trust him full-time. Getting rid of Zeller also gives rookie center Jarrett Allen the starting center role with third-year big man Jahlil Okafor who will serve the backup center ... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong activists have jail sentences overturned

Hong Kong activists have jail sentences overturned A judge in Hong Kong's highest appeals court "quashed the sentences of imprisonment" handed down to Joshua Wong, 21, Nathan Law, 24, and Alex Chow, 27, late a year ago, ruling that their previously served community service was sufficient. Mr. Wong and Mr. Chow were found guilty in 2016 of unlawful assembly, while Mr. Law was found guilty of inciting people to take part in the assembly. [Full Article...]

Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

Regime attacks kill 51 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta Haley said the Assad regime must immediately stop using chemical weapons. "The UN has not been able to produce anything besides reports". Eastern Ghouta has been under a government siege since 2013, and there are an estimated 400,000 people living in the area. [Full Article...]


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