Monday September 25-th, 2017

Guinea declared free of Ebola transmissions

Sierra Leone officially ended its endemic in November 2015 while Liberia is set to be declared Ebola free in January 2015. According to World Health Organization, there were more than 3,800 cases in Guinea out of more than 28,600 cases globally.

North Korea Detains US Citizen For Allegedly Spying North Korea Detains US Citizen For Allegedly Spying

He was brought into a room by guards, who insisted the interview be conducted in Korean through a translator. The translation was later independently corroborated by CNN . He says he was born in South Korea, but became a USA citizen nearly 30 ye...

North Korea Reveals Identity of Alleged US Prisoner North Korea Reveals Identity of Alleged US Prisoner

According to Kim, he spied on behalf of "South Korean conservative elements", for which he was arrested in October 2015. In 2001, Kim moved to Yanji, which is located near the Chinese-North Korean border. The church has previously said he visited ...

400 starving Syrians must be evacuated now or face death — United Nations official

Trucks headed for Madaya, near the Lebanese border, and two villages in the northwest of the country on Monday, the Red Cross said, as part of an agreement between warring sides. The residents of Madaya are among about 4.5m Syrians living in areas th...

Matt Damon surprise victor at Golden Globes

In a closely-contested men's field, Leonardo DiCaprio won for his lead role as a fur trapper seeking retribution in " The Revenant " while Matt Damon's astronaut stranded on Mars in " The Martian " won the comedy acting award. "I thought I had as...

Pastor jailed in North Korea for life Pastor jailed in North Korea for life

Others suggested the interview, which appeared to be monitored by North Korean authorities, was meant to deceive the public as to his living conditions. According to Newsweek , Lim claims he spends eight hours a day digging holes. Lim, who was bor...

With No Powerball Winners, Jackpot Grows to Estimated $1.4 Billion

The Missouri Lottery says sales for Saturday's Powerball drawing surpassed all previous records with over $15.8 million in tickets sold. Lottery officials in IN call the jackpot "unprecedented". It all depends on ticket sales. That means the total ...

Radical group may pose threat to police officers

The Wall Street Journal reported that the suspect had travelled to Egypt and Saudi Arabia in recent years for reasons that were unclear yesterday. Police say that Archer fired 13 shots, three of which hit Hartnett, who is in stable condition in a...

'El Chapo' extradition could take a year

A Mexican official told CNN the pictures are legitimate and were taken by Mexican intelligence teams. Penn conducted an interview with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for Rolling Stone magazine and wrote an essay. It's not clear exactly how Penn's me...

Sean Penn interview helped nab Guzman

Guzman was arrested on Friday in a deadly military raid in Los Mochis, a seaside city in his home state of Sinaloa. McDonough responded that he didn't want to get ahead of any possible action, but that it "poses a lot of very interesting questions, b...

Police Investigate Assault Of Officer Covering Detail For Officer Jesse Hartnett

Authorities previously have said a suspect in the shooting, 30-year-old Edward Archer, had pledged loyalty to the Islamic State. Officials are working to determine if he had any actual contact with members of the militant group. The woman's tip fro...

Space Oddity - Bowie's hit was a soundtrack to the space generation

Several of Bowie's songs are space-themed, but " Space Oddity ", released in 1969, isn't related to a specific moment in space exploration. Tributes to David Bowie have illuminated cyberspace overnight like the light from a million galaxies.

Police probe tip that radical group wants to harm officers

The Philadelphia Police Counterterrorism Unit and the FBI were investigating allegations from the tipster that the man who shot Hartnett was associated with a small group of men with radical beliefs, and warned that "the threat to police is not over"...

Paris attacks suspect 'caught on CCTV' Paris attacks suspect 'caught on CCTV'

Salah Abdeslam, the fugitive alleged mastermind behind the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, is seen calmly shopping at a gas station convenience store hours after the deadly shootings and bombings rocked the French capital, newly released security...

Angela Merkel Proposes Law to Make it Easier to Deport Migrants

Officials have warned that anti-immigrant groups have been trying to use the attacks to stir up hatred. They initially failed to mention the attacks around Cologne's main train station in their report the following morning, describing the New Y...

Police on high alert after learning more about Philly cop shooter Police on high alert after learning more about Philly cop shooter

Two days after a Philadelphia police officer was shot by a man who said he had pledged loyalty to the Islamic State, the city's police and the FBI are investigating a tip that the man was part of a group with radical beliefs that might still pose a t...

ISIS Sympathizer Who Shot Philly Cop Charged With Attempted Murder

Archer traveled to the Middle East twice in recent years, to Egypt and once to Saudia Arabia. Police said they were astonished he survived. Ross repeatedly called Hartnett's survival "absolutely wonderful". "This guy was very quick to say 'nobody...

The Revenant triumphs at Golden Globes

This has been the most interesting night of my life, this is awesome. The best comedy movie was given to The Martian, a clearly dramatic film with just a few humourous moments . Best Actress Drama went to Brie Larson for 'Room'. Not stopping ...

Is the Christie-for-president boomlet tapering off?

Rubio has faced sharp criticism from fellow candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz for being a part of the Gang of Eight Senators who fought unsuccessfully to create a path of citizenship for those who entered the country illegally. Matthew Wilson, a p...

Golden Globes Awards list of winners

At the Golden Globes , DiCaprio once again proved he's not just a fantastic actor, he's also an individual who cares deeply about the world and its diverse array of people. Sylvester Stallone received a standing ovation by the starry audience as he...

Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo, real-life drug connection

In the interview, Guzman defends his work at the head of the world's biggest drug trafficking organisation. It was unclear whether they had committed a crime but the agency quoted a second official as saying: "They're not journalists". Penn, an Osc...

German state minister says foreigners behind Cologne violence

Before the attacks , a group of local football fans and doormen was said to have discussed going on a "manhunt" in a closed Facebook group, according to the British Express newspaper. Vigilante mobs have been attacking Pakistani and Syrians in...

Marco Rubio says that Sean Penn's El Chapo interview is 'grotesque'

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough told CNN: "One thing I will tell you is that this braggadocious action about how much heroin he sends around the world, including the United States , is maddening". So, how exactly did Sean Penn , the ...

Philadelphia Police Investigate Claim That Shooting Suspect Linked to Radicals

He is in stable condition, which Ross called "absolutely amazing". When asked if the robe was considered Muslim garb, Ross said he didn't know and didn't think it mattered. Philly police said they, along with the FBI, were investigating the claim t...

White House questions Sean Penn role in drug kingpin case

In the interview with " El Chapo ", Penn agreed to conditions set by Guzman, including allowing him to review the article before publication and changing the names of some sources and places to protect their identities. The attorney general's offic...

Clinton, Sanders Close in Iowa, N.H., WSJ/NBC/Marist Poll Finds

It won't work again", she added. In the wake of a church shooting in Charleston the killed nine people, Clinton said it was time to "tackle" the issue of guns "with urgency and conviction". Clinton was referring to the "Protection of Lawful Commerc...

Rolling Stone faces criticism over 'El Chapo' interview

Mexican authorities became aware of the meeting between Penn, a Mexican actress and Guzman in October and monitored Penn's movements, helping lead them to a ranch where the capo was staying, two senior government sources said . However, it adds, the ...

Germany: Authorities must probe Cologne assault links

The attacks have shocked Germany and eroded public support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door policies that have so far allowed about 1.1 million refugees from Syria and other troubled countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa to pour int...

No winner for historic Powerball Jackpot

In Britain, the nation's biggest-ever national lottery win has been shared by two players, after huge numbers of tickets were sold for the £66 million ($137.51 million) tax-free jackpot. The Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for the next drawing is $144,000 f...

White House says 'El Chapo's' boast to Sean Penn 'maddening'

Lush trees serve as natural curtains to hide what went on inside the two-story home in Los Mochis , a relatively peaceful city in Guzman's northwestern and violence- plagued home state of Sinaloa. While he doesn't name del Castillo as the one he was...

Mexico: Sean Penn interview helped locate drug lord 'El Chapo' Mexico: Sean Penn interview helped locate drug lord 'El Chapo'

However, Penn had met El Chapo months before he was found - for a seven-hour interview - and had followed up via burner phones. Now, the government wants to question the actor and filmmaker about the meetings, a federal source told AFP .

Sian Blake murder: Ghanaian authorities widen search for her partner Sian Blake murder: Ghanaian authorities widen search for her partner

A search at the home uncovered three bodies in the garden on 5 January, and police said significant attempts had been made to hide them. "An investigation determined that Simpson-Kent arrived in Ghana on December 19", Agblor said, "but that the sus...

Rival groups demonstrate in Cologne over New Year's Eve attacks

Amid the heightened public pressure, Chancellor Angela Merkel's party proposed stricter laws regulating asylum-seekers in the country - some 1.1 million of whom arrived previous year. Feminist groups in the region rallied to protest the recent viol...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Proposes Tougher Migrant Laws Following Attacks German Chancellor Angela Merkel Proposes Tougher Migrant Laws Following Attacks

Anti-Islam demonstrators and left-wing counter protesters took to the streets of Cologne, Germany , to protest a string of sexual assaults and robberies blamed largely on foreigners. The protests came shortly after German chancellor Angela Merkel ...

Protest in Germany over New Year's Eve Sex Assaults by immigrants

Women’s rights activists, far-right demonstrators and left-wing counter-protesters all took to the streets of Cologne on Saturday in the aftermath of a string of New Year’s Eve sexual assaults and robberies in Cologne blamed largely on foreig...

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