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House Democrats unveil measure to re-open government

House Democrats unveil measure to re-open government

The government shutdown is now stretching into 2019. But the union says it won a court ruling after the 2013 shutdown that federal law requires workers to be paid on time. Democrats take over control of the House on January 3. In his almost two years in office, Mr Trump has fired or forced out six Cabinet officials, shuffled two others into different posts and seen the most high-profile woman in his administration announce her resignation. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Year ushered in with fireworks and European solidarity

New Year ushered in with fireworks and European solidarity

The Hindustan Times reported the pyrotechnics showcase from Auckland's Sky Tower was followed, for the first time, by a light show projected on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. The small country of Samoa has also ushered in New Year. In his message, London Mayor Sadiq Khan-who has repeatedly said President Donald Trump is not welcome in the capital-said the city's diversity is its strength and that people from across Europe "will always be welcome". Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian jailed for life over selling land to Jews

Palestinian jailed for life over selling land to Jews

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has called for forming an global commission to investigate Israeli excavations in the occupied city of East Jerusalem and beneath the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. In recent months, Tel Aviv has stepped up its settlement construction activities in the occupied Palestinian lands in a blatant violation of global law and in defiance of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lexington police saddened after box truck carrying donuts catches fire

Lexington police saddened after box truck carrying donuts catches fire

Lexington Police Department posted images online of heartbroken officers at the scene of the fire in the south-east of the city, near the corner of Man O' War Boulevard and Pink Pigeon Parkway. Police in the United Kingdom responded back with, "We feel your loss". A North Carolina officer sent his condolences. " In this line of work , some things can't be unseen", he wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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Four injured after German man rams auto into crowd; racist motive suspected

Four injured after German man rams auto into crowd; racist motive suspected

The attack occurred after midnight on New Year's Eve at a crowded plaza in Bottrop. German police said the man rammed his auto into pedestrians in a crowded plaza in the north-west town of Bottrop, just after midnight on New Year's Eve. He was then arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide. He reportedly made racist comments when he was later stopped and arrested. "In addition, investigators have preliminary information about a mental illness of the driver". Consulte Mais Informação

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Outgoing Defense Secretary James Mattis tells troops 'hold fast' in farewell letter

Outgoing Defense Secretary James Mattis tells troops 'hold fast' in farewell letter

Summers had been serving as Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. Mattis' replacement is a former defense contractor with no military experience. And he further warned that the United States could not afford to alienate allies. "Under the direction of President Trump , the Department of Defense remains focused on safeguarding our nation", Shanahan said in a statement released on New Year's Day. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after US withdrawal

Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after US withdrawal

Iraq's prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role fighting Islamic State militants as USA troops withdraw from Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R) meeting with Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad (L) in Damascus. Islamic State was militarily defeated in Iraq in 2017, but has continued to launch guerilla-style attacks on security forces in the north of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

If they reject funding for departments unconnected to border security, Republicans could be seen as holding those agencies and their roughly 800,000 affected workers hostage to Trump's wall demand. Trump's latest statements are in effect another version of his tweet earlier in the day when he said: "I'm in the Oval Office". House Democrats will vote on a legislative package to reopen the government when they take over the chamber on Thursday, a Democratic aide confirms to CNN . Consulte Mais Informação

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TripAdvisor, Skyscanner among top apps sending sensitive data to Facebook

TripAdvisor, Skyscanner among top apps sending sensitive data to Facebook

A new report put out by campaign group Privacy International found that 20 out of 34 popular Android apps send data to Facebook without asking for permission. The issue is not with the apps themselves, but with Facebook's Android SDK which is used by the developers to make the apps. Such data may include information that users wouldn't want to divulge, such as whether they have any children, and this may be illegal in Europe under the new GDPR privacy act. Consulte Mais Informação

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Border Force cutters to patrol English Channel amid migrant crossings

Border Force cutters to patrol English Channel amid migrant crossings

The cutters will be redeployed from overseas after nearly 100 migrants made the perilous Channel crossing in dinghies and other small craft over the Christmas period. He said efforts were being stepped up to tackle people smugglers and to return migrants to France. "When it comes to human life, clearly I want to make sure that we are doing all we can to protect people". Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia's Putin says he is 'open for dialogue' with United States

The two leaders were expected to get together at a G-20 meeting in Argentina, but Trump abruptly canceled after Russian Federation in late November grabbed three Ukrainian Navy warships and their crews in the Black Sea. Putin noted that the efforts of both countries contribute to anti-terror fight and political process in Syria. Putin wished "well-being and prosperity to the British people", the Kremlin said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Huawei P Smart (2019) Officially Introduced to the United Kingdom

Huawei P Smart (2019) Officially Introduced to the United Kingdom

The base variant of the Huawei P Smart (2019 ) retails for 249 Euros (Rs ~20,000). The smartphone is seen sporting a dewdrop-shaped notch, a dual camera setup aligned vertically, a rear fingerprint scanner, and a 3,400mAh battery . It will come in Black and an Aurora Blue shade with gradient finish. For security objective, there's a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. The dual rear camera setup includes a 13-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor with autofocus and flash support. Consulte Mais Informação

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Resistance French Hero Who Saved Hundreds of Jewish Children Dies Aged 108

Resistance French Hero Who Saved Hundreds of Jewish Children Dies Aged 108

He served in the French military, and was captured by the Germans in 1940, but was able to escape a prisoner of war camp in Germany. The children he saved, whose parents had been killed or sent to Nazi concentration camps, were under the responsibility of the Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants, (OSE) a Jewish children's aid society founded in St Petersburg in 1912. Consulte Mais Informação

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World welcomes 2019 with fireworks and festivities

More than 1.5 million people packed the harbour front of Australia's largest city to watch the extravaganza, and noticed a signage beamed onto one of the Sydney Harbour Bridge's pylons had the words "Happy New Year 2018!" As the world parties, many will also look forward to 2019 and wonder whether the turmoil witnessed during the previous year will spill over into the next. Consulte Mais Informação

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