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Airports seeing rise in TSA screeners calling off work

Airports seeing rise in TSA screeners calling off work

Tampa International Airport has not experienced delays related to the partial shutdown, spokeswoman Janet Scherberger said. The lack of workers led to officers from earlier shifts having to cover the ...

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Malaysia's king abdicates in unexpected and rare move

It follows weeks of speculation after the royal took medical leave, followed by online rumours and pictures purported to show him marrying a former Miss Moscow in Russian Federation. There had been a ...

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Shanahan picks DOD comptroller Norquist as new deputy defense secretary

Shanahan picks DOD comptroller Norquist as new deputy defense secretary

Trump has indicated he is in no rush to find a permanent replacement, saying Shanahan "could be there for a long time ". On his first full day on the job, acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanah...

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May Faces Battle To Save Brexit Deal As Commons Showdown Looms

May Faces Battle To Save Brexit Deal As Commons Showdown Looms

Both the Labour and Conservative parties" 2017 General Election manifestos ran on pledges to respect the referendum vote and leave the European Union; while Mrs May has been pushing MPs to accept her ...

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Elizabeth Warren Asked About Why She Took DNA Test at Iowa Event

Elizabeth Warren Asked About Why She Took DNA Test at Iowa Event

Big change. We need to think big, fight hard". On the heels of announcing last week an exploratory committee for a presidential run in 2020, Sen. Curate in the East Village was filled to the brim ...

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No Deal Out Of 'Contentious' Shutdown Meeting At The White House

No Deal Out Of 'Contentious' Shutdown Meeting At The White House

Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy said divided government was "no excuse for gridlock or inaction" before handing the gavel to Pelosi. She will preside over the most diverse U.S. In one of the first...

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Houston community comes together to mourn 7-year-old

Houston community comes together to mourn 7-year-old

A suspect had pulled alongside a vehicle Jazmine Barnes was sitting in outside a Walmart and opened fire. She said that she feels optimistic about the ongoing manhunt because there were so many ...

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Pakistan PM Khan says he wants to strengthen ties with Turkey

Pakistan PM Khan says he wants to strengthen ties with Turkey

He thanked the people and government of Pakistan for that gesture. About the trilateral Istanbul summit of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkey , he hoped it would be held after March 31 elections in T...

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Thailand storm: Tropical Storm Pabuk's rain, surging seas strike Thai tourist beaches

Thailand storm: Tropical Storm Pabuk's rain, surging seas strike Thai tourist beaches

The storm is expected to enter Andaman Sea and head toward Southwestern part of Myanmar (Southern end of Rakhine State) by 9 Jan 2019 0100hrs. While storms are common in the Gulf of Thailand at ...

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U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

Romney registers his approval of Trump's tax cuts, regulatory rollback, China trade crackdown, conservative judicial nominations, and many of his early appointees, but in the "qualities of character...

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US Congresswoman tells crowd 'we're going to impeach motherf*****' Donald Trump

US Congresswoman tells crowd 'we're going to impeach motherf*****' Donald Trump

Jerrold Nadler of NY, the incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Many House Democrats, including Pelosi, have shied away from condemning their new colleague . Still, Pelosi said she di...

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Federal agencies told to hold off pay raises

The vice-president, Mike Pence , will receive a raise too. The pay raises for cabinet secretaries, deputy secretaries, top administrators and even Vice President Mike Pence are scheduled to go in...

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Three killed in shooting at California bowling alley

Three killed in shooting at California bowling alley

Torrance, California , is a coastal city about 32km from Los Angeles . In a news release, Torrance PD wrote that: "Upon arrival, officers discovered multiple subjects with gunshot wounds inside th...

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Kiev Seizes Copies of Russian Orthodox Church Leader's Christmas Address

Kiev Seizes Copies of Russian Orthodox Church Leader's Christmas Address

An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church was created at a signing ceremony in Turkey on Saturday, formalising a split with the Russian church which it has been tied to since 1686. Russian Federa...

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Mueller grand jury term extended following Friday expiration

Mueller grand jury term extended following Friday expiration

Mr. Mueller is using the 23-person federal grand jury to conduct his investigation into Russian interference and other matters, leading to the indictment of some of President Trump's campaign official...

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Leader of France's 'yellow vests' arrested

Leader of France's 'yellow vests' arrested

Bruno Le Maire , France's economy minister, defended the arrest. Under French law, protest organisers are required to inform authorities of the location at least three days in advance, but "yell...

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Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Personal data and documents on hundreds of German politicians and others have been posted online, and the German government said authorities were examining Friday how the information was obtaine...

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"Will Not Stand And Watch": US Warns Iran Against Space Launches

Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Qassem Taqizadeh told Iranian state media in November that Tehran was planning to put three launch vehicles into space in "the coming months". It provided Tehran w...

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Terrorist behind USS Cole attack dies in US airstrike

Al-Badawi was on the FBI Most Wanted list and was the subject of a $5 million reward from the U.S. State Department. Badawi was killed in the strike, according to U.S. The ship was refueling at ...

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Woman in vegetative state gives birth in Phoenix health care facility

Woman in vegetative state gives birth in Phoenix health care facility

However, police are investigating a potential sexual abuse case after the woman mysteriously gave birth on December 29, the New York Times reported. Hacienda was given a year to correct the " defect...

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British Army recruitment ads target 'snowflakes,' 'me me me millennials'

British Army recruitment ads target 'snowflakes,' 'me me me millennials'

Heavily criticized United Kingdom army recruitment ads have called for "binge gamers" and "snowflakes" to join their ranks, with young people also being referred to as "phone zombies", "selfie addicts...

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5 teenage girls killed in 'Escape Room' fire in Poland

5 teenage girls killed in 'Escape Room' fire in Poland

Polish firefighters have blamed substandard electrical wiring and lax security procedures at an " Escape Room " for a fire that killed five teenage girls and injured a man. Escape rooms have recently...

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Donald Trump mocks Indian prime minister for building library in Afghanistan

Donald Trump mocks Indian prime minister for building library in Afghanistan

Pew's most recent survey showed that 49 per cent American adults believed the United States had failed in Afghanistan. The comments by the US President were made in the backdrop of President Trum...

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Five children heading to Disney World killed in fiery Florida crash

Five children heading to Disney World killed in fiery Florida crash

A semi-truck that was traveling north had struck a auto and crossed over with it into the southbound lanes - slamming into the van and another semi. Riordan said the scale of the accident and the da...

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Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil's president, inaugurates far-right firebrand

Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil's president, inaugurates far-right firebrand

He also issued an order that would make it almost impossible for indigenous communities to identify and demarcate land, a move Bolsonaro has been promising on the campaign trail. "Let us together inte...

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Royal Navy Ship Sent To Patrol English Channel To 'Prevent Migrants Crossing'

Royal Navy Ship Sent To Patrol English Channel To 'Prevent Migrants Crossing'

The UK government have stepped up their battle to combat the rise in migrant boats crossing the English Channel, as Home Secretary Sajid Javid calls in the Royal Navy to patrol the British coastline...

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Britain Warns Russia Against 'Chess Games' Over Alleged Spy

Britain Warns Russia Against 'Chess Games' Over Alleged Spy

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said his government was helping Whelan. Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday confirmed that Whelan also holds Irish citizenship and said it also ...

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First Muslim women elected to US Congress take oath on holy Quran

First Muslim women elected to US Congress take oath on holy Quran

The video was posted to Twitter by Jon Levine, media editor for The Wrap , though Levine credited another individual with filming the video. In a fiery ending to her first day on the job, Michi...

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German politicians targeted in 'mass hack attack'

MPs and government officials had their contacts, home addresses, chat entries and personal messages hijacked and uploaded to a Twitter account in several packages. There is now "no risk to governmen...

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Alleged dragging, shoving of children in migrant centers under investigation: Sheriff's department

Alleged dragging, shoving of children in migrant centers under investigation: Sheriff's department

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Department previously said last week that the videos did not raise alarm over possible criminal violations, but Sheriff Paul Penzone said Monday that prosecutors were...

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