Poland shuts down 13 escape room sites

Since Friday, more than 200 of Poland's 1100 escape rooms have been checked, revealing a number of safety flaws that needed to be immediately fixed. He said firefighters who put out the blaze and other witnesses were being questioned. The cause... More..

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Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign

Warren, who announced Monday that she is forming an exploratory committee allowing her to raise money and fill staff positions before a formal kickoff of a presidential bid, pledged to advocate for economic...More..

Democrats in new Congress: Thorns in Trump's side
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Democrats in new Congress: Thorns in Trump's side

Trump arranged a briefing on the border at the White House situation room for lawmakers from both parties, the first face-to-face meeting between the president and Democratic leaders since the shutdown began....More..

I will rid Brazil of corruption, Bolsonaro vows at swearing in
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

I will rid Brazil of corruption, Bolsonaro vows at swearing in

The pair were surrounded by dozens of guards on horseback and plain-clothes bodyguards who ran alongside them. Once inside Congress, Mr Bolsonaro and his vice president, retired Gen Hamilton Mourao, took the ...More..

Van slams into pedestrians on Tokyo road, injuring 8 people
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Van slams into pedestrians on Tokyo road, injuring 8 people

The crash occurred early Tuesday on Takeshita Dori, a road well known to tourists and pop culture and fashion fans that runs right by Meiji Shrine in Harajuku, Shibuya ward. The attacker, who reportedly drove t...More..

Some 5 Million Indian Women Form Massive Human Chain for Gender Equality
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Some 5 Million Indian Women Form Massive Human Chain for Gender Equality

Two women secretly entered the Sabarimala temple on Wednesday, breaching a blockade formed around the site by devotees who have been enraged by an Indian Supreme Court decision to overturn a ban on women ...More..

Brazil president-elect: Looking forward to Netanyahu's visit Israel 14:34
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Brazil president-elect: Looking forward to Netanyahu's visit Israel 14:34

Netanyahu said he wanted to respond to the positive overtures from Bolsonaro, a right-winger who promised during his campaign to pursue closer ties with Israel and even spoke of moving the Brazilian Embassy fro...More..

White Man Kills Black Girl, 7, In Drive-By Shooting, Police Say
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

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

Sheriff Jesse Razo of the Harris County Sheriff's Office told reporters on Sunday during a press conference that the child, her mother and sisters were leaving a Walmart parking lot in Harris County, Texas,...More..

China releases detained Canadian teacher
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

China releases detained Canadian teacher

At the appeal hearing, prosecutors said the sentence was too light and improper, arguing Schellenberg was very likely to have been part of a worldwide drugs smuggling operation and had played a major role in sm...More..

France, Britain agree action plan on migrant Channel crossings
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

France, Britain agree action plan on migrant Channel crossings

With well over 100 migrants having broken into Britain by boat in recent weeks, the majority of whom reportedly hail from Iran, Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Friday declared a "major incident" in English ...More..

United Arab Emirates re-opens Syrian embassy, boost for Syrian president
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

United Arab Emirates re-opens Syrian embassy, boost for Syrian president

In private statements to Al Arabiya , Gargash stressed that everyone is convinced that there is a political path to resolve the Syrian crisis. A few hours after the UAE's announcement, Bahrain signalled its ...More..

Taliban dismiss Afghanistan’s peace talks offer
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Taliban dismiss Afghanistan’s peace talks offer

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has come out in full support of Kabul's offer to the Taliban of a ceasefire and official recognition as a legitimate political power. "I know there is no place f...More..

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border ‘entirely’ unless he gets wall cash
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border ‘entirely’ unless he gets wall cash

As Republicans hold on to the House of Representatives for five more days, no legislative work has been planned and Trump did not ask Republicans to keep Congress in session. "If we had a wall, they would...More..

Three Vietnamese Tourists, Guide Killed In Bomb Blast Near Egypt Pyramids
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Three Vietnamese Tourists, Guide Killed In Bomb Blast Near Egypt Pyramids

Three tourists and a guide have been killed after a bus was hit by a bomb blast near the Giza pyramids in Egypt . Madbouly pointed out that terrorism is a global phenomenon facing all countries, stressing ...More..

UN Official Wants Assessment Access After Border Patrol Child Deaths
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

UN Official Wants Assessment Access After Border Patrol Child Deaths

She was apparently well when agents detained her and her father, but became ill on a bus ride to a border patrol station where she arrived with a fever . USA officials said his father declined medical assistan...More..

3 arrested in death of California police officer, sheriff rips sanctuary laws
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

3 arrested in death of California police officer, sheriff rips sanctuary laws

Singh is survived by his wife, Anamika, and their 5-month-old son. In Kern County, Sheriff Don Youngblood said three others were arrested, also for allegedly helping Arriaga, who was taken into custody in Bak...More..

Quake from Mount Etna volcano jolts Sicily, sparks panic among villagers
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Quake from Mount Etna volcano jolts Sicily, sparks panic among villagers

Four people suffered light injuries, officials said. Italy's Mount Etna spews the ash and smoke in Sicily, Italy Monday in this still image from a video obtained by Reuters TV. A ceiling collapsed in an...More..

Trump threatens to shut down border as government funding stalemate drags on
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Trump threatens to shut down border as government funding stalemate drags on

For example, the government says it won't issue new federal flood insurance policies or renew expiring ones until the budget for them is restored. Republicans have only 51 seats, so they will need to try to per...More..

Michelle Obama bests Hillary Clinton as most admired woman by Americans
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Michelle Obama bests Hillary Clinton as most admired woman by Americans

Gallup's annual poll , conducted in December among 1025 USA adults, asks respondents what man or woman, living today in any part of the world, they admire most. However, President Trump did make the list, comin...More..

Trump administration may block Huawei, ZTE purchases
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Trump administration may block Huawei, ZTE purchases

The sources said the text for the order has not been finalized. It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to cut Huawei Technologies Cos Ltd and ZTE Corp, two of China's biggest network equi...More..

Government shutdown continues as thousands are forced to work without pay
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Government shutdown continues as thousands are forced to work without pay

Meanwhile, the lead negotiators for the Democrats: Sen. The House of Representatives passed a government funding bill last week that would have allocated $5.7 billion to building the border wall. Trum...More..

by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Bright, flashing light spotted above New York City; Transformer explosion reported

Nearby LaGuardia Airport grounded all flights for about 30 minutes in order to do an airport inspection, according to the FAA. Lucas Espinoza said "I was eating dinner in my living room and out of nowhere the...More..

Next storm system arrives Friday with chance of snow, colder temperatures
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Next storm system arrives Friday with chance of snow, colder temperatures

Severe storms are possible along the Gulf Coast on Thursday morning. The rain, and snow to the north, will move into the Ohio Valley and reach north to New England overnight Thursday into Friday morning. This...More..

Wall prototypes sit on the US-Mexico border
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Wall prototypes sit on the US-Mexico border

And the shutdown. "I am all alone (poor me) in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come back and make a deal on desperately needed Border Security", he wrote in one of a series of Tweets he sent out on...More..

Trump takes ‘tracking Santa’ calls from children
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump takes ‘tracking Santa’ calls from children

That's after Trump told her it was "marginal" for someone her age to still believe . What Mr Trump said to Collman made headlines as he was blamed for ruining Christmas for her and children around the worl...More..

Russia says Israeli strikes on Syria threatened two civilian flights: Ifax
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Russia says Israeli strikes on Syria threatened two civilian flights: Ifax

The Observatory reports "an Israeli raid" that it says targeted arms depots southwest and south of Damascus belonging to Hezbollah or Iranian forces. "The aggression originated from above the Lebanese terri...More..

Trump and Melania make surprise visit to Iraq
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump and Melania make surprise visit to Iraq

President Donald Trump , accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , arrived in Iraq on Wednesday on his first-ever visit to a combat zone. They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank t...More..

Pentagon's order for military to leave Syria has been signed
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Pentagon's order for military to leave Syria has been signed

Although the civil war in Syria has gone on since 2011, the US did not begin launching airstrikes against IS until September 2014, and American troops did not go into Syria until 2015. US President Donald ...More..

Death toll of tsunami reaches 281
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Death toll of tsunami reaches 281

At least 222 people were killed and hundreds more injured or missing, officials said. Indonesian military and rescue teams have fanned out across a stretch of coastline, hoping to find survivors of a tsun...More..

U.S. `planning troop pullout from Afghanistan´
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

U.S. `planning troop pullout from Afghanistan´

Mattis wrote. The wisdom of Trump's decision aside, this is not how policy should be made. However, this is something which can not be done overnight when you have multiple state actors engaged with you or for ...More..