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Ukrainian Orthodox Church gets 'autocephaly' status

Ukrainian Orthodox Church gets 'autocephaly' status The decree, granting "autocephaly", was signed by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at a service with the head of the Ukrainian church Metropolitan Epifaniy and President Petro Poroshenko in St George's Cathedral in Istanbul. If they decide at a general meeting that they want to voluntarily join the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine, they will be accepted into the structure of the si... [Full Article...]

German politicians targeted in 'mass hack attack'

German politicians targeted in 'mass hack attack' Said German Justice Minister Katarina Barley to BBC News, "The people behind this want to damage confidence in our democracy and institutions". Deputies from all parties represented in the Bundestag were affected, as well as President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. [Full Article...]

Six dead, eight injured in U.S. highway crash

Six dead, eight injured in U.S. highway crash Holland's semi struck a Chevy van carrying those children, causing the church van to flip over multiple times and ejecting an unknown number of occupants, according to FHP. At least eight other people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in the crash . The crash was reported Thursday afternoon on Interstate 75 southbound near Gainesville. [Full Article...]

Majority of UK Voters Back Final Say Vote on Brexit Deal

Majority of UK Voters Back Final Say Vote on Brexit Deal However, she refused four times to rule out bringing her deal back to be voted on repeatedly if it is rejected by MPs. That is broadly in line with other polls in recent months which show a deeply divided electorate, in which opinion has swung towards remaining in the EU. [Full Article...]

Trump criticises Modi for building library in Afghanistan

Trump criticises Modi for building library in Afghanistan Speaking at a special seminar titled "Afghan Peace Process: Implications and Stability", organised by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) here on Thursday, the speakers said that peace process in Afghanistan is a golden opportunity for Pakistan to play smart diplomacy with continuity as the country has a lot to gain from it. [Full Article...]

Protests erupt after women break decades-long ban on entering Hindu temple

Protests erupt after women break decades-long ban on entering Hindu temple After the formation of the protest , two women entered the temple for the first time following the lifting of the ban by the Supreme Court in September 2018. "The chief minister's office is lying", said Ayyappa Dharma Sena, leader of the temple and grandson of former chief priest Rahul Easwar. Some Hindus consider menstruating women to be impure. [Full Article...]

Rep. Rashida Tlaib On Comrade Cheeto: "We're Gonna Impeach The Motherf*cker" #RashidaTlaib

Rep. Rashida Tlaib On Comrade Cheeto: At a reception Thursday night for the progressive group MoveOn.org, Tlaib vowed that the new Democratic-controlled House would be focusing on ousting President Donald Trump from office. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, "Go fuck yourself". Trump responded to Tlaib's words Friday during a press briefing outside the White House, calling the congresswoman's comments "disgraceful". [Full Article...]

Ex-US Marine Detained in Russia Holds British Citizenship, Reports Say

Ex-US Marine Detained in Russia Holds British Citizenship, Reports Say Marine Paul Whelan as he remains a Moscow prison over allegations of espionage. Earlier reports said that Whelan also holds British citizenship. A criminal investigation was opened against him on espionage charges carrying a punishment of up to 20 years in jail. [Full Article...]

Serial killer likened to Jack the Ripper executed in China

Serial killer likened to Jack the Ripper executed in China After being arrested, Gao once told police that he repeatedly dumped genitals he cut off from victims' bodies into the Yellow River near his village. In 1988, the same year that his first son was born, Gao carried out his first murder, stabbing a 23-year-old woman 26 times and slashing her throat inside her own home. [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren Chugs Beer on Instagram in Desperate Bid for Authenticity

Elizabeth Warren Chugs Beer on Instagram in Desperate Bid for Authenticity Though Warren announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee Monday, Friday's event had all the trappings of a full-throttle presidential campaign. Already, she has competition from ex-San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, who is teasing a "special announcement" next weekend in his hometown. The challenge here, I think, is for us to try to figure out how to nurture the productiv... [Full Article...]

Data on hundreds of German politicians stolen and posted online

The hack affected German politicians at every level , from those in city government to European parliaments, Martina Fietz, a spokeswoman for Chancellor Merkel , told CBS News. Given the vast range of data hoovered up, IT experts said it seemed unlikely that it was taken from a single source. "According to our current information, government networks have not been targeted ", BSI tweeted ... [Full Article...]

Senior North Korean diplomat in Italy seeking asylum

Senior North Korean diplomat in Italy seeking asylum A top official in North Korea may have defected with reports a diplomat and his wife have disappeared. The agency has said it can not confirm reports in the South Korean media that Mr Jo is being protected by the Italian government as he seeks asylum in a western nation, having served his post since September 2017. [Full Article...]

Riyadh says seeking death penalty for 5 in Khashoggi case

Riyadh says seeking death penalty for 5 in Khashoggi case In addition to the three requests that had sent to the Turkish Public Prosecutor in October 2018, the Saudi Public Prosecution has sent two more requests on December 17 asking for evidence related to the killing of Khashoggi but have not received any response so far and is still waiting for an answer, the statement added. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation charges former USA marine with espionage

Russian Federation charges former USA marine with espionage Minutes after receiving a flash drive full of "secret information" in his hotel room, armed Federal Security Service (FSB) operatives moved in to detain him, reported Rosbalt. He was convicted at a special court-martial in January 2008 and given a bad-conduct discharge in December 2008 at the rank of private. He told The Associated Press he applied for Whelan to be released on bail that would ... [Full Article...]

Trump gives new Pentagon chief Shanahan a taste of his world view

Trump gives new Pentagon chief Shanahan a taste of his world view According to U.S. officials, Trump is also mulling a 50 per cent draw down in Afghanistan - another momentous move that has left lawmakers and worldwide allies fearing for what comes next. US President Donald Trump (L) listens next to Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, US, January 2, 2019. [Full Article...]

DeAndre Hopkins Donating Playoff Paycheck To Family Of Slain 7-Year Old

DeAndre Hopkins Donating Playoff Paycheck To Family Of Slain 7-Year Old The shooting occurred early Sunday east of Houston , while Barnes, who is black, was riding in a vehicle with her mother and three siblings. In a press conference Thursday, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales said the suspect is described as a thin white man in his 30s or 40s, wearing a black hoodie, with pale skin and blue eyes. [Full Article...]

U.S. urges citizens to exercise `increased caution` on China travel

U.S. urges citizens to exercise `increased caution` on China travel China past year appeared to hit back at the USA travel advice by issuing its own guidance to Chinese coming to the United States, warning of the risk of mass shootings and the high cost of health care. US officials further warned that "China does not recognize dual nationality", adding that "U.S". "US citizens may be detained without access to USA consular services or information about their all... [Full Article...]

India rebuffs Trump's 'Afghan library' swipe at Modi

India rebuffs Trump's 'Afghan library' swipe at Modi Peacekeeping Operations. "By far, the Soviet Union's biggest financial problem was declining oil prices through the '80s". It signaled a thawing of ties between the two countries, especially after President Trump cut hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country "doesn't do a damn thing for us". [Full Article...]

Man dies after being stabbed at Church of Scientology headquarters

Man dies after being stabbed at Church of Scientology headquarters Detective chief inspector Simon Jones said the two injured men were escorting the 16-year old off the premises of the religious centre on Greville Street in Chatswood. Police are investigating a motive for the crime. The alleged attacker was asked to leave the centre "only and exclusively in relation to a domestic incident " Det Chief Insp Jones said. [Full Article...]

U.S. Democrats push plan to end shutdown but Republicans oppose it

U.S. Democrats push plan to end shutdown but Republicans oppose it Democrats rejected the demand and parts of the federal government have been shut since December 22 because of lack of funding as a result. With the support of her majority Democrats, Ms Pelosi - who is a controversial figure among Republicans - was able to comfortably beat her opponent, Republican majority leader Kevin McCarthy , to the prestigious position. [Full Article...]


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