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DR Congo election: Presidential poll hit by delays

DR Congo election: Presidential poll hit by delays Improvised electoral agents count the ballots after a symbolic vote on 30 December 2018, at Kalinda Stadium in Beni, where voting was postponed for Democratic Republic of Congo's general elections. Election day was no exception, with delays that kept polling stations open for hours after they were supposed to close. Mr Tshisekedi accused Mr Kabila's government of creating a "mess" on election ... [Full Article...]

Van slams into pedestrians on Tokyo road, injuring 8 people

Van slams into pedestrians on Tokyo road, injuring 8 people Police took into custody a man in his 20s and said he is suspected of intentionally trying to kill people by driving the vehicle through the street. In a similar attack in 2008, a man who said he was exhausted of life drove a rental truck into a crowd of pedestrians in Tokyo before jumping out and stabbing several people. [Full Article...]

Benalla "se venge de son licenciement", estime l'Élysée

Benalla L'ancien chargé de mission souhaite " qu'on [le] considère comme un justiciable ordinaire, ni plus ni moins ". Dans des déclarations dimanche à Mediapart , M. "Là, le lien est coupé ", selon lui. Après ces révélations, le ministère des Affaires étrangères a déclaré avoir saisi le procureur de la République qui a ouvert une enquête pour "usage sans droit" de passeports diplomatiques . [Full Article...]

Manège coincé à Rennes : l'hélicoptère manchois Dragon 50 mobilisé

Manège coincé à Rennes : l'hélicoptère manchois Dragon 50 mobilisé Quand le manège s'est arrêté, "on a entendu des étincelles , un gros bruit de ferraille, on a imaginé le pire". " C'est un incident technique, heureusement sans aucune dangerosité pour les clients ", a assuré le propriétaire de l'attraction Bombexxx, Alexandre Thinel . [Full Article...]

Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack

Kim warns North Korea could consider change of tack It was an occasion the communist leader says he would be keen to repeat: "I am ready to meet with the United States president again at any time and will make efforts to surely create outcomes welcomed by the worldwide community", Kim said. [Full Article...]

Strategic Command deletes New Year's tweet about dropping bomb

Strategic Command deletes New Year's tweet about dropping bomb Reaction from users ranged from horrified to confused. US Strategic Command made one of these decisions with a tweet associating the Times Square Ball with an explosive bomb. Shaub Jr., who resigned as head of the Office of Government Ethics in 2017. However, it seemed that people were shocked at the sight of seeing how Strategic Command trains for its all-too-serious mission defending the n... [Full Article...]

Sydney puts on dazzling 2019 fireworks, but gets the year wrong

To mark the global year of indigenous languages in 2019, the harbor also hosted a ceremony celebrating Aboriginal heritage that included animations projected onto the bridge's pylons. The next countries to see in the New Year included Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. The President made the call in a New Year Message sent out on Monday, December 31. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Blames Democrat Immigration Policies for Child Deaths in Custody

Donald Trump Blames Democrat Immigration Policies for Child Deaths in Custody He further complained that the opposition party shall take responsibility for the current partial shutdown of the United States government. President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for migrant deaths at the border Saturday. More in-depth initial health exams will be performed and secondary medical screenings have been established, officials said. The pace of the release is expected to double ... [Full Article...]

Kerala: Lakhs participate in 620-km ‘women’s wall’ from Kasargod to Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala: Lakhs participate in 620-km ‘women’s wall’ from Kasargod to Thiruvananthapuram Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran told reporters Tuesday that government employees would also be participating in the women's wall . Though the 620-km-long women wall was organised against the backdrop of growing protests in Sabarimala hill temple after the ruling Left Front government chose to implement the Supreme Court order allowing women of all ages to worship at the temple, i... [Full Article...]

Merkel, Macron demand Russian Federation release Ukrainian sailors

Merkel, Macron demand Russian Federation release Ukrainian sailors The banned items include agricultural foodstuffs like wheat, sunflower oil, fruit and fruit juices, vegetables, fish, confectionery and alcoholic beverages. Russians completed the border fence Friday, equipped with hundreds of sensors, sealing off Crimea, to prevent the breakthrough of Ukrainian saboteurs, and smuggling of weapons, fuel, alcohol, drugs, according to state-run Ria Novosti news ag... [Full Article...]

At least 60 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines

At least 60 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas has risen to 68 with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher. In nearby Tiwi town, also in Albay province, four people were also killed in a separate landslide, the regional disaster relief agency said. Storm Usman hit the Bicol region southeast of capital Manila on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Staffers at detention facility caught on video abusing migrant children

Staffers at detention facility caught on video abusing migrant children What the videos show are mid-September incidents that happened to at least three migrant children where staffers are seen dragging and pushing migrant kids. 'The investigation determined that while physical force and restraint techniques were used against these minor children, these actions did not rise to the level of criminal charges, ' Sgt Joaquin Enriquez said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Irish passport applications from United Kingdom surge to record high in 2018

Irish passport applications from United Kingdom surge to record high in 2018 In terms of the total number of applications received this year by the Passport Service, 84,855 were from Northern Ireland and 98,544 applications were received from Great Britain. "This expanded service is an example of that, and will permit all citizens, both adults and children, to renew their passports online 24/7 from anywhere in the world". [Full Article...]

Apple’s iPhone XS Max allegedly catches fire in man’s pocket

Clearly something unfortunate happened, and according to the phone's owner, it happened rather abruptly while he was at work. Hillard claimed that he noticed thick smoke coming from the iPhone XS Max and felt a "large amount of heat" as well as burnings on his skin. [Full Article...]

Four people killed in a Missouri crime spree

Four people killed in a Missouri crime spree Police said investigators are still looking into what may have motivated all of this. "This one in particular was the worst example of a domestic violence case". She later died at a hospital. "[Jane Moeckel] was a force to be dealt with, and Kate was probably her mother on steroids, just a strong-willed person, and if you crossed her, you were in trouble", he said. [Full Article...]

House Democrats to pass plan to reopen government Thursday

House Democrats to pass plan to reopen government Thursday The Democratic legislation will mark the first major battle pitting the incoming Democratic House majority led by Nancy Pelosi against Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Other Republicans this weekend kept their fire trained on Democrats, seeking to shift blame for the shutdown affecting about 800,000 federal workers. [Full Article...]

Watch Times Square Ball Drop

Watch Times Square Ball Drop This year, the event will be co-hosted by Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg. The festivities will start at 8 p.m. EST, with Cooper and Cohen counting down the Ball Drop in Times Square. Journalists representing the industry at the event include New York Times deputy managing editor Rebecca Blumenstein , CNN New Day anchor Alisyn Camerota , NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt , and Washingt... [Full Article...]

White Man Kills Black Girl, 7, In Drive-By Shooting, Police Say

White Man Kills Black Girl, 7, In Drive-By Shooting, Police Say Police say they are looking for an armed and unsafe suspect, described as a bearded white man in his 40s who was wearing a red hoodie. The auto also sped away before it came to a stop and the woman called 911, authorities said. Jazmine's 6-year-old sister was also treated for injuries she suffered from shattered glass. The suspect was described by sheriff's officials as a white man in his 40s wi... [Full Article...]

Russia detains US citizen in Moscow over suspected espionage

Russia detains US citizen in Moscow over suspected espionage On December 28th, Russian authorities detained American Paul Whelan. Butina pled guilty last week to a conspiracy charge, but Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced the charges as a "lie", saying, "I don't understand what they jailed her for". [Full Article...]

3 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion rocks Russia high-rise

3 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion rocks Russia high-rise According to the regional government, the explosion took place at 6:10 a.m. local time in a complex of apartment buildings that was built in 1973 and houses altogether some 1,100 people. A search and rescue effort is underway involving 469 emergency workers. Four people were killed and almost 70 unaccounted for after a gas explosion tore through a residential building in Russian Federation on ... [Full Article...]


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