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Japan’s Masazo Nonaka, the world’s oldest man in 2018, dies aged 113

Japan’s Masazo Nonaka, the world’s oldest man in 2018, dies aged 113

Born on July 25, 1905, Nonaka grew up with seven siblings and eventually took over running the hot springs inn the family had operated in their home for four generations. "We feel shocked at the loss ...

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More than 1,000 flights canceled at Chicago airports

It rapidly moved from the Central Plains to the Midwest and is moving toward the Northeast and New England. A major winter storm hit the Midwest and New England this weekend. The 56-year-old chugged...

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Facebook May Receive Record Fine for Shoddy Privacy Security

Facebook May Receive Record Fine for Shoddy Privacy Security

The fine against Facebook would be the first major punishment against the tech giant since reports past year that Cambridge Analytica , a political consulting group, obtained personal information on ...

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Lebanese President Proposes to Create Bank for Revival of Arab League Countries

Lebanese President Proposes to Create Bank for Revival of Arab League Countries

Arab League Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki stated Friday that the reduced representation at the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit (AESD), now hosted by Beirut , does not undermine...

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Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media

Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media

Syria's Air Defense Force (SyAD) on Sunday reportedly used a new generation of air defense systems in response to what it alleged were Israeli airstrikes carried out in broad daylight. Mahan Air has b...

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WEF report urges more collective will to tackle global risks

WEF report urges more collective will to tackle global risks

In a special one-to-one interview with Yahoo Finance UK, Martin said respondents generally agreed that world leaders aren't now doing enough to counteract climate change. An inability to mitigate or a...

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Courchevel: Two killed in fire at French ski resort

Courchevel: Two killed in fire at French ski resort

It spread to two nearby buildings 'extremely fast leading to panicked occupants jumping out of windows to save their lives, ' said local government official Frederic Loiseau. Two bodies were found in ...

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Weekend bringing more snow, subzero wind chills to Lawrence

Weekend bringing more snow, subzero wind chills to Lawrence

Thomas, Chatham-Kent and Windsor. "Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery". The weather service expects snow accumulation of 3 to 4 inches in Lawrenc...

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Doctor, teenager killed in Sudan anti-government protests

Doctor, teenager killed in Sudan anti-government protests

A police spokesman could not be reached immediately for comment. Authorities say at least 24 people have died since the protests first broke out on December 19 after a government decision to triple ...

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Afghanistan's Ghani Thanks Pakistan For Help With Taliban Talks

Afghanistan's Ghani Thanks Pakistan For Help With Taliban Talks

US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistan's prime minister and other officials Friday as part of efforts aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the 17-year bloody war in Afghanistan, offici...

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Kenyan police arrest nine people after fatal attack in Nairobi

Kenyan police arrest nine people after fatal attack in Nairobi

A judge has ordered the five suspects held for 30 days while authorities look into the assault on Nairobi's dusitD2 hotel complex. The Kenyan government agency monitoring private security says the g...

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At least 8 dead in auto bomb attack at Colombia police academy

At least 8 dead in auto bomb attack at Colombia police academy

Colombia's FARC , a leftist guerrilla group-turned-political party, also condemned the vehicle bombing, saying it was meant to undermine a negotiated solution to the country's armed conflicts. He ...

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Police Talk To Prince Philip About Not Wearing a Seatbelt

Police Talk To Prince Philip About Not Wearing a Seatbelt

A Norfolk Constabulary spokeswoman said police were aware of the photos and that "suitable words of advice have been given to the driver". "This is in line with our standard response when being made...

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UK PM May: Rejecting Brexit would be catastrophic

UK PM May: Rejecting Brexit would be catastrophic

A failure to deliver Brexit would be "a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy", Prime Minister Theresa May has warned. "My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: it...

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Irish Commitment to Brexit Backstop 'Absolute': Foreign Minister

Irish Commitment to Brexit Backstop 'Absolute': Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Theresa May returns to parliament on Monday to make a statement on how she will proceed with Britain's departure from the European Union after her deal was defeated by lawmakers l...

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Trump to offer deal to end shutdown but still wants wall money

Trump to offer deal to end shutdown but still wants wall money

While the harsh rebuke from the Democrats was rather predictable, there have been some dissenting voices among hardline conservatives, though the Congress Republicans overwhelmingly sided with Trump...

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Scores of migrants unaccounted for after boat capsizes off Libya

Scores of migrants unaccounted for after boat capsizes off Libya

The three survivors were taken by helicopter to the island of Lampedusa. The sinking dinghy, when spotted by a navy patrol plane, had about 20 persons aboard, the navy said. He added: 'We can not tu...

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Londonderry: Suspected vehicle bomb explosion investigated

Londonderry: Suspected vehicle bomb explosion investigated

In particular, there are many elderly residents who live in the area who have been alarmed by this. Arlene Foster said the explosion, the first in the border city since the 1980s, had been "perpet...

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Mexican mobster's ex-lover: Chapo turned me into drug smuggler

Mexican mobster's ex-lover: Chapo turned me into drug smuggler

Sanchez Lopez, whose resume is an intriguing mix that includes being legislator from the Mexican state of Sinaloa, drug trafficker, and paramour of alleged kingpin Joaquin " El Chapo " Guzman, took th...

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Mexico 'doing Nothing' to Stop Third Caravan of Migrants: Donald Trump

Mexico 'doing Nothing' to Stop Third Caravan of Migrants: Donald Trump

Trump earlier this month during a televised address from the White House said there is "a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border". Sitting by the side of the road rubbing cr...

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DR Congo court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election win

DR Congo court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election win

But Fayulu declared the result to be an "electoral coup" forged by Tshisekedi and Kabila, and filed an appeal with the Constitutional Court a day later. However, DR Congo dismissed the AU's deci...

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In video, Trump gives support to March for Life participants

In video, Trump gives support to March for Life participants

Every year thousands of men, women, college students, children, and babies gather in Washington D.C. for the March for Life , marking the anniversary of the Roe v. Life, in its most vulnerable for...

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Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee

Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee

Modi, whose BJP won a landslide victory in 2014 and now seeking another term, faces rising discontent over unemployment and economic inequality. Earlier, ex-BJP leader and former finance ministe...

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Trump's lawyer: Never said there was no collusion

Trump's lawyer: Never said there was no collusion

Bob Bauer, the White House counsel under former president Barack Obama, told me that Giuliani "must have some continuing hope" that Mueller can not prove Trump knew about the June 2016 Trump T...

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Shocking moment Kentucky students wearing MAGA hats 'mock' a Native American

Shocking moment Kentucky students wearing MAGA hats 'mock' a Native American

And yet, he persisted. Covington Catholic High School's website says that students from the 550-student, all-male school are attending the March for Life, an anti-abortion march that also took place...

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Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jets collide mid-air in Russian Federation

Sukhoi Su-34 fighter jets collide mid-air in Russian Federation

The two aircraft disappeared from radar and are believed to have collided. "The planes were not equipped with ammunition", the ministry said. Russian news agencies quoted the ministry as saying that...

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CBP: 376 Central American migrants cross U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma

CBP: 376 Central American migrants cross U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a group of 376 Central American migrants illegally crossed the U.S. -Mexico border near Yuma on Monday. The unusually large group was nearly entirely from Guate...

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Trump cancels U.S. delegation’s trip to Davos summit, Sanders says

Trump cancels U.S. delegation’s trip to Davos summit, Sanders says

The president had canceled his own attendance at Davos due to the government shutdown, but top officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin were still sche...

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Vladimir Putin gifted puppy by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic

Vladimir Putin gifted puppy by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic

Relations were further boosted recently after Putin stepped up efforts to restore Moscow's influence in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe . "Energy is the key area of Russia-Serbia coo...

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Women's March organizers respond to controversy leading up to rally

Women's March organizers respond to controversy leading up to rally

Tens of thousands showed for the Washington event, paired with solidarity marches across the country. In cities such as NY, there will be multiple events on Saturday hosted by different organization...

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