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World Media Turkey to control buffer zone spanning 460 km in Syria's north
Author: 0 Turkey to control buffer zone spanning 460 km in Syria's north

Erdogan has vowed to crush it in the wake of Trump's decision to pull troops out. On Monday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with his United States counterpart Donald Trump , discussing the idea of establishing a 32-kilometer (20-mile) terror-free safe zone in northern Syria.

World Media Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince have assured him that "every single person" responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be held accountable. Speaking from Lebanon, where he met with Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, Mr Hale said: "Secretary Pompeo asked me to come to Lebanon to discuss America's regional strategy".

World Media EU Willing to Extend Brexit Transition Period - Letter to May
Author: 0 EU Willing to Extend Brexit Transition Period - Letter to May

Mr Baker said in a statement: "We will offer the European Union a better deal and we will be ready to trade on WTO terms with the European Union if they decline". The Irish ministers" gaffe came as they appeared at a press conference in Dublin where Mr Ross admitted that he "anticipated' there would be checks on goods moving between the United Kingdom and Ireland in the event of no deal.

World Media ‘Mass Overdose’ in California House Leaves 1 Dead, 12 in the Hospital
Author: 0 ‘Mass Overdose’ in California House Leaves 1 Dead, 12 in the Hospital

Police officers in Chico County carry Naloxone , a medicine used to reverse overdoses, which they gave to the surviving victims. Chico Fire Department Chief Steven Standridge said the officers were "potentially exposed" to the drug, a synthetic opioid often imported on the black market from China and Mexico to be used as a filler in heroin and other street narcotics.

World Media Man Who Took Hostages at UPS Facility Killed by Police
Author: 0 Man Who Took Hostages at UPS Facility Killed by Police

Law enforcement officials have not yet commented on whether anyone has been injured by the shooter , whether shots have been fired, or given any indication as to his identity. Shortly before noon, as the prosecutor's office was updating reporters on the situation, a short burst of gunfire was heard from the area of the facility.

World Media Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada to speak publicly in Toronto today
Author: 0 Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada to speak publicly in Toronto today

Al-Qunun escaped her family on January 5 and planned to claim asylum in Australia via a connecting flight to Bangkok. Mohammed took to social media, asking for help as she barricaded herself in an airport hotel room. When she walked through the airport door in Toronto , and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland was there to greet her, "I felt free, and it was like I was born again", she told ABC.

World Media Read Attorney General nominee Barr’s prepared Senate testimony
Author: 0 Read Attorney General nominee Barr’s prepared Senate testimony

Barr, as head of the Justice Department , would take over from acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker and oversee Mueller's work. Barr will offer his testimony - he's already submitted his written remarks , which he tells senators it's "vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to finish the Russian Federation investigation.

World Media Saudi refugee granted asylum, flying to Canada
Author: 0 Saudi refugee granted asylum, flying to Canada

An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home was expected to arrive Saturday in Canada, which has granted her asylum. On Friday afternoon Qunun posted a cryptic tweet on her profile saying "I have some good news and some bad news" - shortly afterward, her account was deactivated in response to death threats she had faced, her friends said.

World Media Zimbabwe riots latest: Helicopter fires teargas to disperse protesters
Author: 0 Zimbabwe riots latest: Helicopter fires teargas to disperse protesters

Mnangagwa addressed the recent protests in Zimbabwe , which had begun on Monday after the government doubled fuel prices. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) by midday said it had treated about 13 people, but an official later put the number of shooting victims at 24 and five deaths were reported.

World Media Steve King blocked from Congressional committees
Author: 0 Steve King blocked from Congressional committees

Steve King on any committees for the 116th Congress, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters. That said, it stands a better chance than most attempts at bipartisan cooperation in the House; along with McCarthy, many GOP leaders have taken King to task for his remarks, and the Republican governor of Iowa has already said she won't support him in his next election.

World Media Trump's 'Wounded Knee' tweet over Warren sparks anger
Author: 0 Trump's 'Wounded Knee' tweet over Warren sparks anger

Trump's tweet refers to the 17th-century Powhatan princess, as well as the U.S. Cavalry troop massacre of more than 100 Native American men, women and children in the late 19th Century. In addition to his remarks about Warren, Trump also slammed Amazon CEO and owner of the Washington Post , Jeff Bezos Sunday night on Twitter. After the New York Times broke news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had launched an inquiry into whether the president was covertly working on behalf of ...

World Media Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report
Author: 0 Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report

Salon's Andrew O'Hehir took a deep dive into the details and political implications on Saturday, particularly noting the fact that while many of us have concluded that there was plenty of evidence Trump was compromised and this was just the last straw, the right just sees this as more evidence of a "Deep State coup".

World Media Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death
Author: 0 Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death

A Canadian national has been sentenced Monday to execution in China , after being retried on worldwide drug trafficking charges. Courts heard an appeal of that conviction on December 29, 2018, and ordered a retrial for Monday, raising the possibility of a harsher sentence.

World Media Ocasio-Cortez generating more Twitter interactions than major media outlets
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez generating more Twitter interactions than major media outlets

There is a stark contrast between Ocasio-Cortez's style and freshman congressman Dan Crenshaw's (R-Texas) as both of their names have been in the media several times. "She needs to decide: Does she want to be an effective legislator or just continue being a Twitter star?" an anonymous House Democrat said. Then along came Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - and her social-media megaphone.

World Media Suspect in kidnapping, homicides due in court
Author: 0 Suspect in kidnapping, homicides due in court

Jayme told them Patterson wasn't going to be home until midnight, Kasinskas recalled. Smart, who is married and now 31, said that although the details of Jayme's ordeal have not been released, the fact that the girl "rescued herself" speaks volumes of her strength.

World Media Netanyahu: Israel conducted airstrikes on Iranian weapons in Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel conducted airstrikes on Iranian weapons in Syria

Israel says Iran is seeking to establish a military presence in Syria that could threaten Israeli security by trying to transfer advanced weaponry to the Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon. The military said its forces would stay deployed along the border area to monitor for any other possible underground activity, and said it holds the Lebanese government responsible for everything happening in its territory.

World Media Huawei employee arrested in Poland on spying allegations
Author: 0 Huawei employee arrested in Poland on spying allegations

Huawei's head of sales in Poland, identified in media reports as a Chinese national named Weijing W., has been arrested by the Polish government and charged with spying. Orange Poland told The Associated Press on Friday that officials from Poland's Internal Security Agency searched the company's headquarters in Warsaw on Tuesday and that as part of operation "we handed over belongings of one of our employees".

World Media Iran army says 13 dead in cargo plane crash
Author: 0 Iran army says 13 dead in cargo plane crash

Some buildings have been damaged. A flight engineer was the only person on board to survive, Mojtaba Khaledi, a spokesman for Iran's Emergency Information Centre, told the news agency. Images carried by Iran's state-run media showed the burned-out tail of the plane sticking out, surrounding by charred homes. Emergency management officials said there was only one known survivor after the Boeing 707 crashed at Fath Airport.

World Media Pompeo dismisses 'silly' report that Federal Bureau of Investigation probed Trump over Putin ties
Author: 0 Pompeo dismisses 'silly' report that Federal Bureau of Investigation probed Trump over Putin ties

The facts presented in the Times report are, in reality, far more damning of the Federal Bureau of Investigation than of Trump. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was Central Intelligence Agency director at the time the investigation was launched, declined to comment on the New York Times report, but insisted in an interview with CBS that "the notion that President Trump is a threat to American national security is absolutely ludicrous".

World Media Jayme Closs Spent First Night Home Next To Me, Says Aunt
Author: 0 Jayme Closs Spent First Night Home Next To Me, Says Aunt

Detectives believe Closs was held by suspected abductor , Jake Thomas Petterson, 21, in a rural cabin near where she was spotted, and about 60 miles from her family home in Barron . "Believe me, so are we". The suspect made "great efforts to minimize his forensic footprint at the crime scene", Fitzgerald said, such as shaving his head to avoid leaving behind hair evidence.

World Media In Cuba on a wet road overturned a bus, killing 7 people
Author: 0 In Cuba on a wet road overturned a bus, killing 7 people

Witnesses said the driver tried to pass another auto when he crashed. Only the bus was carrying 40 people . The driver, in turn, stated that he had lost control of the bus because the road surface was too wet, insisting that he was driving at a low speed and did not interact with other vehicles.

World Media Weather Authority: Snow to continue falling into the afternoon Sunday
Author: 0 Weather Authority: Snow to continue falling into the afternoon Sunday

Snow showers should taper off before sunrise Sunday . FOX 5's Gwen Tolbart says snow totals are continuing to increase for the area heading into Saturday evening, with most places now seeing light snow. As a result, drivers were advised to allow extra travel time, reduce speeds and increase their following distances, the weather service said. Seasonable temperatures with highs in the 40s through Thursday , then another winter storm takes aim on Kansas for Friday .

World Media British PM warns of
Author: 0 British PM warns of "catastrophe" in last minute plea for Brexit deal

According to the Sunday Times , the Government's chief whip Julian Smith briefed Mrs May on Friday after commissioning legal advice that said: "Without control over the order paper... "Doing so would be a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy", May wrote in the Sunday Express newspaper. May, who is fighting to save her withdrawal agreement negotiated with the bloc over 18 months of talks, told lawmakers they must not let down Brexit-backers in a crunch ...

World Media Lindsey Graham urges Trump to re-open the government - here’s why
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham urges Trump to re-open the government - here’s why

Trump tweeted that "to understand" his plan, "you would have to understand the fact that I won the election, and I promised safety and security for the American people". Trump has kept Washington on edge over whether he would resort to such a declaration, citing what he says is a "crisis" of drug smuggling and the trafficking of women and children at the border.

World Media Trump warns Turkey against attacking Kurds
Author: 0 Trump warns Turkey against attacking Kurds

Erdogan has said his military is prepared to attack swaths of Syria under the control of the Kurdish People's Protection Units. Robertson, in his statement, said the coalition had carried out "logistical measures" to support a withdrawal but did not enter into details.

World Media Syria: US starts pulling equipment but not soldiers
Author: 0 Syria: US starts pulling equipment but not soldiers

Stressing that the US has not yet begun pulling out its troops, a second Pentagon official revealed that the USA military had begun a number of preparations for a deliberate withdrawal , noting, "That includes planning for the moving of people and equipment, preparation of facilities to accept retrograde equipment".

World Media Trump concealed details from meetings with Putin
Author: 0 Trump concealed details from meetings with Putin

And, he said if he had subpoena power, the first thing he'd go after would be the notes from the translator in the Putin meeting. "I couldn't care less". Trump made the demand after a July 2017 meeting with the Russian president at the G-20 conclave in Hamburg, Germany, which was also attended by then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , the paper reported Saturday.

World Media Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'
Author: 0 Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

United States President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed to have a "plan" to end the partial government shutdown, warning at the same time that it could go on for "a long time" if the Democrats do not cooperate. Some posted photos of their empty earnings statements on social media as a rallying cry to end the shutdown, a jarring image that many in the White House feared could turn more voters against the president as he holds out for billions in new wall funding.