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US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Skips CES After Death Threats

US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Skips CES After Death Threats

As the FCC has sought to abandon its role as the protector of a free and open Internet at the federal level, states are seeking ways to step into the void. The Republican-controlled commission vote...

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Freed Canadian hostage appears in court on criminal charges

Freed Canadian hostage appears in court on criminal charges

The Toronto Star's story , in fact, read nearly like a love-in to Joshua Boyle , leaning heavily on his ordeal as a captive as a way to possibly explain why he was now in the Ottawa-Carleton Detentio...

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Barcelona 3-0 Levante

Barcelona 3-0 Levante

No Levante player has scored in LaLiga since November 19 and although the visitor made a bright start at a wet and half-empty Camp Nou, Barca opened their 2018 LaLiga account through talisman Messi af...

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Russian Federation thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Russian Federation thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Three of them were destroyed when they hit the ground, while another three were landed intact outside the base controlled by Russian forces. More than 40 Russian military personnel died in Syria sin...

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Prospective Merkel partner wants to make Germany EU 'motor'

Prospective Merkel partner wants to make Germany EU 'motor'

The secretary general of German Social Democratic Party, gave comments after the coalition talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU alliance. Possible stumbling blocks include migratio...

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Doctors urge PM not to reverse pictorial warning on tobacco products

Doctors urge PM not to reverse pictorial warning on tobacco products

The high court, on December 15, previous year had struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85 per cent of packaging space of tobacco products, holding that...

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Former Shiv Sena corporator Ashok Sawant hacked to death in Mumbai

Former Shiv Sena corporator Ashok Sawant hacked to death in Mumbai

The 62-year-old Sawant was rushed to a hospital nearby but was declared dead on arrival. When he was just outside his home, they allegedly attacked him and escaped. Sawant is survived by his wife, son...

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Security forces gun down terrorist in central Kashmir

Security forces gun down terrorist in central Kashmir

Police said the Army's Rashtriya Rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police ringed Kaneera village following a tip about the presence of ter...

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Amidst frustration on Pakistan's inaction against terrorist groups, Trumps cancels Aid

Amidst frustration on Pakistan's inaction against terrorist groups, Trumps cancels Aid

Opposition leader Imran Khan, a former cricket star tipped as the next prime minister, said it was time for Pakistan to "delink" from the United states and run down USA diplomatic and intelligence pre...

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South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan

South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan

Toward that end, the two sides held in-depth discussions on ways to stably manage the situation and engage North Korea in meaningful dialogue, it said. South Korea and Japan reached the deal on Decem...

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Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark

Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark

After a western Kansas lawmaker suggested black people respond to the use of marijuana differently, the Republican leader of his party condemned the remarks. Former Wichita mayor and Democratic candid...

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Supreme Court won't hear challenge to MS anti-LGBT law

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to MS anti-LGBT law

Circuit Court of Appeals allowed the law to take effect in June 2017, finding that the plaintiffs lacked standing because they could not identify an entity that invoked the law against them. The U.S...

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Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District

Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District

On the Senate side, Republicans have only eight seats at risk, while Democrats have 25 - ten of which represent states where Donald Trump won in 2016. The House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman s...

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Gov. Inslee issues statement on death of Pierce Co. sheriff's deputy

Gov. Inslee issues statement on death of Pierce Co. sheriff's deputy

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Monday that authorities are looking for a mixed race or white man who is tall and thin, with curly dark hair in a ponytail. He served on the USS Abraham Lin...

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First official day same-sex marriages can take place in Australia

First official day same-sex marriages can take place in Australia

It is a dream both Craig and Luke - who met online three years ago - thought may never become a reality. "They're not doing it for us, because they don't know us, but to celebrate what it means for ...

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Trump To Address American Farm Bureau Federation's Convention

Trump To Address American Farm Bureau Federation's Convention

The president's address comes after years of decline in the farm sector. The remarks closely echo those of U.S. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMORE, who said in t...

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Fire crews put out large fire at University of Bristol building

Fire crews put out large fire at University of Bristol building

Students have been evacuated from the library, with the university announcing: "Everyone's accounted for". There are no reports of any injuries. We're aware of an ongoing fire in our Fry Building ,...

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Cliven Bundy, codefendants go free, won't face retrial; Bundy reacts

Cliven Bundy, codefendants go free, won't face retrial; Bundy reacts

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gloria Navarro's dramatic ruling during a hearing in federal court in Las Vegas wasn't entirely unexpected, given that she declared a mistrial last month after findin...

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Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

The investigation into her death was opened after her husband, Mark Steele-Knudslien, walked into the Adams Police Department headquarters Friday evening. He is being held without bail and "did admit ...

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WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM

WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM

While campaigning for office, President Donald Trump repeatedly claimed Hillary Clinton didn't have the stamina to be president, but according to a new report , Trump's work day is as leisurely ...

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DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

A short while later, Mr Stalin, who is DMK's working president, chose to stage a walkout. Congress members and the lone Indian Union Muslim League legislator also followed suit. Instead of asking the ...

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Russian Federation planning to meddle in 2018 United States elections - Central Intelligence Agency

Russian Federation planning to meddle in 2018 United States elections - Central Intelligence Agency

When asked about the nature of Russian interference in US elections, Pompeo said Russia has been engaging in such efforts for "decades", adding, "I continue.to be concerned not only about the Russians...

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Will Washington and Pyongyang reach agreement?

Will Washington and Pyongyang reach agreement?

A veteran negotiator in inter-Korean affairs, he has participated in talks with North Korea since the 1990s, including their last summit in 2007. Trump and Kim traded bellicose warlike rhetoric and ...

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Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

The two namely - Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini were let off by the Apellate court of Milan on charges of both bribery and fraud accounting. Both were cleared on charges of committing worldw...

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Lions On Verge Of Getting Their Coach

Lions On Verge Of Getting Their Coach

And if ESPN's bombshell report over the weekend is any indication, Bill Belichick's future is not assured either, although he said on the call he expects to be back in Foxborough next season. Of cours...

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Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

Since that time, an arrest warrant was approved by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office charging both Diaz and Fields with murder, child abuse and torture. "She didn't have to pass the way she did, bu...

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President Trump ties DACA deal to border wall funding

President Trump ties DACA deal to border wall funding

But conservatives said any deal struck on DACA that does not significantly boost border security should be a nonstarter for Republicans, and Democrats to push back against it could be in peril in the ...

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Born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

Born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

The chilling discovery was made by cleaners over the weekend who found the dead infant inside a lavatory, hidden within a drawer aboard an Etihad Airbus A330, after it had landed at Soekarno-Hatta Int...

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Emmanuel Macron starts China visit in Silk Road gateway city of Xian

Emmanuel Macron starts China visit in Silk Road gateway city of Xian

According to reports, the animal has already been transferred to China to undergo quarantine. "If they are roads, they can not be one-way". He was escorted by a number of horsemen during his 2014 v...

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CHP auto hit by truck that spun out, no injuries reported

CHP auto hit by truck that spun out, no injuries reported

The extent of injuries caused by the crash was not immediately clear, but an ambulance was called to the scene. The six bodies have been taken to the Yolo County Coroner's Office, which is closed on...

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