'Horror house' couple blocked from seeing their children

The children did not have access to televisions or radios but were able to read and write and expressed themselves in hundreds of journals that were seized from the home, the district attorney said. However, he believes their escape was serendipitous... More..

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Nicolas Maduro Officially Enters Venezuelan Presidential Battle
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Nicolas Maduro Officially Enters Venezuelan Presidential Battle

Although an early election - according the Venezuelan constitution the new term should begin in January 2019 - was widely predicted, there were some hopes against the step since the government was engaged i...More..

Many mayors boycott Trump meeting, but not San Diego's Kevin Faulconer
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Many mayors boycott Trump meeting, but not San Diego's Kevin Faulconer

Mayor Thornton says it's not every day you get an invitation to come to the White House to meet with the President. Mayors from around the country, who convened this week in Washington , DC, sought to exac...More..

Maimane steps in, prepares Cape Town for disaster measures — Newsflash
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Maimane steps in, prepares Cape Town for disaster measures — Newsflash

The region is experiencing its worst drought in a century, which experts say has been exacerbated by climate change and in Cape Town, rapid population growth. Those restrictions adhere to the World Health Org...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

South Korea to file complaint to WTO over U.S. safeguard measures

Suniva filed for bankruptcy protection in April a year ago and laid off 230 workers , citing financial hardships stemming from unfair competition from cheap solar imports from China. The company now has ab...More..

Partisan divide over Israel in the United States at historic level, poll finds
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Partisan divide over Israel in the United States at historic level, poll finds

Oren said an office comparable in size to the Strategic Affairs Ministry was required to adequately tackle the problem. For me, that particular point is not such a surprise, although it is interesting to lear...More..

Trump losing trust in negotiations with Senate Democrats, says White House official
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump losing trust in negotiations with Senate Democrats, says White House official

Bloomberg News congressional correspondent Billy House tweeted quotes from Gutierrez in which the lawmaker did not pull any punches on his own party following Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D., N.Y.)...More..

USCIRF Welcomes Confirmation of New Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

USCIRF Welcomes Confirmation of New Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Wolf International Religious Freedom Act which was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2016. Brownback was approved on party-line 50-49 vote. While this an important mission, Brownback's nomination...More..

Will not allow 'Padmaavat' release, come what may: Karni Sena chief
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Will not allow 'Padmaavat' release, come what may: Karni Sena chief

Stating that Sena members will be forced to launch a movement if multiplexes screen the movie, Mr. Chauhan said the managements had assured that they will not screen Padmaavat . But Bhansali moved to Supre...More..

Senate confirms former drug company executive to lead HHS
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Senate confirms former drug company executive to lead HHS

Republicans argued his combination of government and private sector experience made him uniquely qualified to replace Trump's first HHS secretary - Tom Price - who resigned in September after racking up h...More..

Merkel at Davos: Attacks 'Walls' and 'Poison' of Populism, Defends Globalism
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Merkel at Davos: Attacks 'Walls' and 'Poison' of Populism, Defends Globalism

French President Emmanuel Macron ironized on Trump's upcoming arrival. Trump, who is expected to bring his message of "America First", and will speak last among a parade of world leaders from places like Indi...More..

Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa at times bristled at the line of questioning, at one point responding to the interviewer asking whether worldwide observer missions will have free and unfettered access, "will they be able to whereve...More..

Donald Trump is in top shape mentally and physically: Doctor
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Donald Trump is in top shape mentally and physically: Doctor

Jackson, too, is befuddled at how the President is healthy . "I've always been more of a believer in diet 'cause I'm strong, you know?" Jackson said Trump performed "exceedingly well" and is " very shar...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Brexit transition period will be agreed by March

He eventually conceded: "You call it what you like". The Conservative backbencher, who was recently appointed to chair the well-coordinated European Research Group of pro-Brexit Tory MPs, suggested to the ...More..

Day of destiny looms for Brazil's Lula
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Day of destiny looms for Brazil's Lula

This is the average for cases like that, said the lawyer and clarified that the work 'should take as long as necessary so that all the details of the case are evaluated satisfactorily'. Opponents of Lula, meanw...More..

Four suspended gamers to rejoin Gators
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Four suspended gamers to rejoin Gators

Wide receiver Antonio Callaway and defensive lineman Richerd Desir-Jones were charged as well but have yet to rejoin the team. Rounding out those involved is wide out Antonio Callaway , who chose to declar...More..

Patchy Ice Monday Morning as Wintry Mix Hits the Region
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Patchy Ice Monday Morning as Wintry Mix Hits the Region

Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. A light and variable wind will become west around 6 miles per hour in the morning. Breezy, with a south ...More..

J&K should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

J&K should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM

The people of Jammu and Kashmir are the worst victims of the acrimony between the two neighbouring countries. Schools continue to remain closed along the LoC and IB in Jammu region. Three civilians and an...More..

Toys R Us Plans to Close 4 Stores in CT
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Toys R Us Plans to Close 4 Stores in CT

The Babies R Us store on Promenade Boulevard is one of many expected to close in the next few months as part of a restructuring of Toys R Us properties in the wake of their declaration of bankruptcy. Alread...More..

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Aborts Leadership Role
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards Aborts Leadership Role

The news site said that two of the company's board members have been told that Richards, 60, is leaving the reproductive rights organization that she has led since 2006. Outside of Planned Parenthood , Ric...More..

Teenager killed in clash between protesters and security forces in Kashmir
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Teenager killed in clash between protesters and security forces in Kashmir

News agency GNS reported that two teenage boys were injured after forces fired tear gas and pellets to chase away the protesters trying to disrupt the anti-militant operation. Director General of Police, S P ...More..

One Twin Is a US Citizen. The Other Faces Deportation
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

One Twin Is a US Citizen. The Other Faces Deportation

The boys share a surrogate mother but have different fathers, one American and one Israeli. The lawsuit, which was filed against the State Department in U.S. The organisation's executive director Aaron Morris ...More..

Even Philadelphia Eagles' offense was surprised at success vs. Vikings
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Even Philadelphia Eagles' offense was surprised at success vs. Vikings

Whether the Eagles defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 or not, there will eventually be an expiration date on the duo of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Television viewers had their stethosco...More..

Evelina Children's Hospital declines £500k from Presidents Club
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Evelina Children's Hospital declines £500k from Presidents Club

The "Financial Times" has infiltrated among the women hired at the annual charity dinner organized by the Presidents Club. Tracy Howarth, head of regulatory compliance at the Charity Commission, said: "The...More..

Trump condemns Kentucky school shooting
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump condemns Kentucky school shooting

The results left two people, one 15-year-old girl and one 15-year-old boy, dead, with others being reported as injured. The male suspect, who was not identified, was charged Wednesday as an adult on two count...More..

Malaysia's mild inflation pick-up keeps rate hike calls alive
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Malaysia's mild inflation pick-up keeps rate hike calls alive

The relatively flat result this quarter leaves the consumers price index (CPI) inflation rate at 1.6% for the December 2017 year. With the economy rebounding strongly and consumption picking up, Governor Muhamm...More..

Pope Francis calls for 'truthful' journalism
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Pope Francis calls for 'truthful' journalism

Journalism is "not just a job, it is a mission", Pope Francis wrote. Journalists, he said, have a special responsibility in the modern world amid the media "feeding frenzies and the mad rush for a scoop". C...More..

Trump Aims To Play Salesman During Davos Economic Forum
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump Aims To Play Salesman During Davos Economic Forum

After a Wall Street Journal report that President Donald Trump's lawyer arranged a $130,000 payment for an adult-film star's silence about a sexual encounter in 2006, First Lady Melania Trump canceled her...More..

Erdogan threatens to extend Afrin operation to Manbij
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Erdogan threatens to extend Afrin operation to Manbij

Now, as that campaign winds down, US officials worry the days-old Turkish offensive will lead to another uncontrollable surge of violence and complicate a settlement of the war. Activists and Kurdish officials ...More..

At least one dead after attack on British charity in Afghanistan
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

At least one dead after attack on British charity in Afghanistan

At least 12 people were injured in the ongoing attack on the office of an global NGO " Save The Children " in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday. In an update, the pro...More..

German far-right AfD politician resigns after converting to Islam
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

German far-right AfD politician resigns after converting to Islam

Wagner has resigned his senior position with the party for "private reasons", according to an AfD official quoted in Berliner Zeitung . He later appeared in a video in which he condemned Chancellor Angela Mer...More..

Trudeau, Netanyahu hold unannounced meeting at World Economic Forum
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trudeau, Netanyahu hold unannounced meeting at World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Netanyahu will also meet with heads of major corporations. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau downplayed that he was planning to have a brief meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu W...More..

Congress likely to join oppn move on CJI impeachment
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Congress likely to join oppn move on CJI impeachment

Mr Yechuri said it was time the legislature and the executive come together to resolve the issue, since the judiciary has been unable to address it. "We are discussing with opposition parties on the possibili...More..

Led coalition says 150 ISIS fighters killed in airstrike
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Led coalition says 150 ISIS fighters killed in airstrike

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Tuesday that precision strikes took out the ISIS fighters who were clustered closely together near Shafah, Syria . The United States and Russian Federation both ha...More..

Duckworth, Saying She's Pregnant, Would Be First Sitting Senator to Give Birth
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Duckworth, Saying She's Pregnant, Would Be First Sitting Senator to Give Birth

She was elected to the Senate as a Democrat in November 2016 after serving two terms in the House, making her the first Asian-American woman to be elected to Congress from IL. She has previously talked about ha...More..