• At least 10 dead after ships catch fire off Crimea
At least 10 dead after ships catch fire off Crimea

Both cargo ships were under the Tanzanian flag - Candy (Venice) and Maestro - and had a combined total of 31 crew members. The violation of safety rules during the fuel transfer from a tanker to the other vessel is said to be the cause behind the incident, according to one of the preliminary theories.

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  • Prince Philip Sends Well Wishes to Car Accident Victims
Prince Philip Sends Well Wishes to Car Accident Victims

Prince Philip was examined at hospital on doctor's advice, but a check-up found no injuries of concern, a palace spokeswoman has said. The other driver involved in the collision "suffered cuts while the female passenger sustained an arm injury, both requiring hospital treatment", police said in a statement.

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  • Trump Visits Martin Luther King Memorial
Trump Visits Martin Luther King Memorial

Appreciate it", Trump told reporters as he stood before the large statue of King. "We'll secure our border, we'll reopen the government and we'll move our nation forward as the president said yesterday to an even broader discussion about immigration reform in the months ahead".

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  • Monday forecast: Strong winds to begin the week, cold front tomorrow
Monday forecast: Strong winds to begin the week, cold front tomorrow

Winds from the northwest at 20 km/h with a low of -20 and a wind chill near -25. Forecasters are calling for single digit temperatures in most areas, with wind chills of -15 to -40 degrees in parts of the Hudson Valley on Monday . As of right now, the forecast is for more snow. Gusts could hit 50 miles per hour Sunday night as a cold front app...

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  • Kamala Harris enters 2020 bid with tribute to woman who broke barriers
Kamala Harris enters 2020 bid with tribute to woman who broke barriers

Several Democrats have said they are intending to run, including Elizabeth Warren , Kirsten Gillibrand , Tulsi Gabbard and John Delaney . "My concern is that we can not conduct our foreign policy through tweets", Harris said during her first press conference as a presidential candidate.

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  • Does Theresa May's Brexit plan B deliver anything new?
Does Theresa May's Brexit plan B deliver anything new?

Tensions within Labour have been rising as MPs who support a second referendum want to pressurise Corbyn into supporting another Brexit vote, in line with the party's policy to explore it as an option if it can not secure an early election.

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  • MLK Day 2019: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
MLK Day 2019: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Widely regarded as one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in history, King spearheaded the Civil Rights Movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King's son, Martin Luther King III, also condemned Vice President Mike Pence for quoting his father's famous " I have a dream " speech while talking about the border wall.

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  • Barefoot toddler walks toward police with hands up while imitating arrested father
Barefoot toddler walks toward police with hands up while imitating arrested father

In the video of the traffic stop recorded by a passerby, someone can be heard saying "She's trying to get out. Put your hands down, you're fine, sweetie". In the viral video, the little girl can be seen getting out of a pick-up truck and heading towards the members of the Tallahassee Police Force with her hands on her head.

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  • Trump to Meet With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Again
Trump to Meet With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Again

The lack of details only raised new questions, particularly because so little progress has been made toward the ultimate USA goal - getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons - since the first summit between Trump and Kim in Singapore in June.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn backs MPs' plan to force a second Brexit referendum
Jeremy Corbyn backs MPs' plan to force a second Brexit referendum

EU chiefs have so far ruled out renegotiating the agreement, but have signalled they could postpone the withdrawal if May changes her "red lines" on leaving the EU's customs union and blocking free movement of citizens. Theresa May will try to convince Tory Brexiteers and DUP MPs to back her withdrawal deal by resolving Irish backstop concerns, C...

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  • Buzzfeed News Struggles With Credibility After Disputed Report
Buzzfeed News Struggles With Credibility After Disputed Report

You're not wrong, but in the wake of BuzzFeed's appalling mishap concerning their shoddy story that President Trump had ordered his former personal lawyer to lie to Congress about a real estate deal in Russian Federation, how is this analysis anything but an exercise in a lack of self-awareness.

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  • Weather Authority: Dangerous cold, wind chills Monday
Weather Authority: Dangerous cold, wind chills Monday

Wind chill values near -25C to -30C are expected tonight . The Wind Chill Advisory is from 6pm Sunday night to Noon on Monday , January 21st. We'll start to moderate Tuesday afternoon and then warm up significantly again on Wednesday .

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  • Kamala Harris jumps into US presidential race
Kamala Harris jumps into US presidential race

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris , a breast-cancer scientist originally from Chennai, India, brought Harris and her sister Maya to Montreal in the 1970s when she took a job teaching at McGill University and doing research at the Jewish General Hospital.

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  • Democrats aren't buying Trump's latest offer to end shutdown
Democrats aren't buying Trump's latest offer to end shutdown

To ensure wall funding, Trump said he would extend temporary protections for three years for "Dreamers", young people brought to the country illegally as children. Vice-President Mike Pence , who has been leading the administration's contacts with Congress, said the Senate would put the proposal to a vote as early as Tuesday.

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  • Three migrants die, 15 declared missing off Libyan coast
Three migrants die, 15 declared missing off Libyan coast

But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said that so far only three of the suspected 120 migrants on-board had been found alive. Sea-Watch said news of the migrants' plight was relayed by another aid group, Alarmphone, which promotes and operates a telephone hotline for use by people in distress ...

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  • Democrats vow to investigate report Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress
Democrats vow to investigate report Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress

The same Buzzfeed report says the Trump kids were kept abreast of the Trump Tower deal throughout the campaign by Cohen, so Trump Jr.'s testimony stating the opposite probably constitutes perjury . It's unclear how extensively Russian Federation will be discussed at the hearing, though, as House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings, D...

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  • Chicago officers not guilty of cover-up in McDonald's shooting death
Chicago officers not guilty of cover-up in McDonald's shooting death

Several black motorists testified that the officer had used a racial slur and excessive force during traffic stops in the years before the shooting. Another witness, Ed Nance, struggled to maintain his composure as he looked across the room to identify Van Dyke. He is the first Chicago officer to be found guilty of an on-duty shooting in half a...

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  • The World’s Oldest Man Dies In Japan At 113
The World’s Oldest Man Dies In Japan At 113

The world's oldest man-Masazo Nonaka, Japanese-has died at the age of 113. Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905, and in his youth worked as a farmer and a lumberjack before running his family's hot springs inn, according to earlier reports .

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  • Pipeline explosion in Mexico leaves 66 dead and 76 injured
Pipeline explosion in Mexico leaves 66 dead and 76 injured

Pemex, Mexico's state-owned petroleum company, confirmed in a statement that the fire was caused by illegal tapping. Mexico is regularly rocked by deadly explosions at illegal pipeline taps, a risky but lucrative business whose players include powerful drug cartels and corrupt Pemex insiders.

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  • Two arrested after auto bomb attack in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Two arrested after auto bomb attack in Londonderry, Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland secretary, Karen Bradley, expressed concern and urged anyone with information about the attack to contact the police or Crimestoppers. Speculation has mounted overnight that the explosion was planned by the "New IRA" group of dissident republicans, who have made no secret of their desire to exploit the fallout from Brexit .

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  • The Queen puts on a fearless face following Prince Philip's auto crash
The Queen puts on a fearless face following Prince Philip's auto crash

A woman injured in the accident with the Duke of Edinburgh on Thursday on the A149 at Sandringham has said she has not had a proper apology yet. In a voicemail, Morrison, who is also a close friend of Her Majesty, told Fairweather, "Hello, I'm ringing from Sandringham House".

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  • Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeastern U.S.
Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc in Northeastern U.S.

Wind chills were expected to hit in the teens in the New York City area, 25 below in Albany and down to 40 below in the Adirondacks. In New York City, the worst of the storm was expected from this afternoon through to tomorrow afternoon, with snow accumulations of 75-150mm, followed by rain that could turn to ice as temperatures drop later tomorr...

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  • President Trump agrees summit with Kim Jong-un next month
President Trump agrees summit with Kim Jong-un next month

Trump has spoken several times about having a second summit with Kim early this year and has exchanged multiple letters with the North Korean leader despite little tangible progress on a vague denuclearisation agreement reached at their meeting in Singapore last June .

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  • Burkina Faso PM and government resign
Burkina Faso PM and government resign

She said the Canadian government is committed to working with authorities in Burkina Faso to bring those responsible to justice. "Kirk was a loving and hardworking husband, father, son and brother", he said in the email. Canada has condemned the killing of its national who was abducted from a gold mine by armed fighters in Burkina Faso. Prior t...

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  • Sen. Schumer Says Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown Won’t Pass Senate
Sen. Schumer Says Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown Won’t Pass Senate

He added , "No, Amnesty is not a part of my offer ". The President's willingness to address DACA in a possible border wall deal is a reversal from his position that the courts should sort it out first. Trump attempted to seize the initiative in ending the 29-day partial shutdown, a funding freeze that has left many important government depa...

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  • Extreme cold and snow squall warnings issued
Extreme cold and snow squall warnings issued

Kerry Schmidt. A milder air mass is expected to move in Tuesday, when the high will be -1C during the day. The City of Brampton tweeted earlier on Saturday that plowing and salting of priority roads was already underway across the city.

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  • Israel says it is carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria
Israel says it is carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

The Syrian military operates a Russian-made anti-air missile system aimed at preventing attacks from Israel. Air defense systems "prevented Israeli air strikes from achieving their objectives in the south" of Syria, the report said without giving further details.

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  • Trump addresses March for Life, vows to support opponents of abortion rights
Trump addresses March for Life, vows to support opponents of abortion rights

Everyone has a right to life, and she said that right should extend to the unborn. "In one of his very first acts, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, and now we will ensure that our foreign aid dollars never go to groups that promote abortions overseas", the vice president said as he continued to name some of the other pro-life ...

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  • Trump cancels US delegation's trip to Davos
Trump cancels US delegation's trip to Davos

President Donald Trump canceled the US delegation's trip to the global economic summit in Davos hours after he denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a plane to visit USA troops in Afghanistan. The announcement came hours after the president canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip overseas. The government's partial shut down is the longest ...

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  • Trump offers protection for immigrants in U.S. in exchange for wall funds
Trump offers protection for immigrants in U.S. in exchange for wall funds

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is given to nationals from designated countries affected by armed conflict, natural disaster, or other strife. Trump said that the Republican leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, would now take the plan to the senate floor.

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