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Adults and children found chained up in US home

Sky News 96 sources

Twelve siblings ranging in age from two to 29 have been found shackled to their beds in their homes with chains and padlocks.

Cranberries singer was to re-record Zombie

The lead singer of Irish band Cranberries had been due to record a new version of their hit song Zombie the day after she died.

Trump says his words on immigration were misrepresented by 'Senator Dicky Durbin'

Chicago Tribune 35 sources

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that his comments during a meeting on immigration were misrepresented by Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois. (Andrew Harrer / TNS). Monique GarciaChicago Tribune. Privacy Policy. President…

Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report

The Huffington Post 13 sources

The meeting was described to The Wall Street Journal as a “routine senior staff security briefing.”

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Palestinian officials vote to suspend recognition of Israel, security cooperation

The recommendation came in response to Trump’s Jerusalem decision


Erdogan launches attack on Kurds' stronghold in Syria

The Times / Sport 67 sources

Turkey has launched an attack on a US-backed Kurdish militia operating in northwestern Syria after President Erdogan vowed to “tear down” the group's border strongholds. Convoys of Turkish tanks are lining up outside Afrin, a small island…

Foreign governments spend big at Trump's properties, report finds

NBC News 6 sources

The Saudis, Republican candidates and special interest groups hope to influence President Trump by spending money at his properties, says Public Citizen.


Thousands facing no pay after Carillion collapse

Sky News / UK 42 sources

Workers employed by Carillion on private sector contracts will receive no pay after Wednesday unless other companies step in to take them on.


13 people believed bound, starving inside California home

NBC News / News 96 sources

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, were arrested after 13 people were allegedly discovered bound, shackled or padlocked to beds in their home.


North Korea is playing a new tune as it gears up for the Winter Olympics

The parties negotiating North Korea’s role in the Winter Olympics secured a promising but vague deal last week, and agreed to settle the details before the Games begin next month.


Pope Francis confides deepest fear

News.com.au / World 18 sources

POPE Francis has admitted he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru.

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

BBC / News 35 sources

The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.


Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez in bloody siege

BBC.com 14 sources

The ex-policeman is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades.


Visiting North Korea? Draft a will and make funeral plans, State Department says

Fox News / World 119 sources

Americans can travel to North Korea, if they wish -- but it may just be a death wish, the U.S. State Department cautioned.

Middle East tensions reach boiling point

News.com.au / World 117 sources

THE United Arab Emirates claims Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain,


Turkish president threatens to ‘drown’ U.S.-backed force in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition is training recruits for a border security force that would be stationed along Syria’s borders with Turkey and Iraq. The group would involve Kurdish fighters Turkey views as a threat.


Politician dumps model over 'racist' Meghan Markle remarks

Fox News 125 sources

Fox411: UK politician Henry Bolton splits with model girlfriend, Jo Marney, after 'indefensible' Meghan Markle remarks.

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf course

President Donald Trump's first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader's family has urged as the best…


Erdogan: US trying to form 'terror army' in Syria

Al Jazeera 67 sources

Turkey president pledges to 'drown terror army' before it is born, referring to Syria force US reportedly seeks to form.

Poppi Worthington was sexually abused by father, coroner rules

The Guardian 32 sources

Toddler suffocated soon after being assaulted, says coroner, but Paul Worthington is unlikely ever to face trial


Airbus Stakes Future of A380 Jumbo on New Order From Emirates

Bloomberg 8 sources

Airbus SE publicly questioned the future of the A380 for the first time, saying its flagship aircraft risks being shut down if the manufacturer fails to win a crucial order from the planemaker’s main backer, Emirates of Dubai. Emirates is…

Monday, Jan 15

US plan 'slap of the century' - Abbas

BBC / News 43 sources

The Palestinian president calls Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts the "slap of the century".

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

BBC.com 190 sources

The US president says he is the "least racist person", after the row over reported crude remarks.

Thousands of jobs at risk as Carillion goes into liquidation

The Guardian 126 sources

Construction company involved in government projects including HS2 collapses as last-ditch talks with lenders fail

Indonesia Bourse Opens on Time After Building Floor Collapse

Bloomberg 228 sources

Indonesia’s stock exchange opened its afternoon trading session at the usual time, even as it evacuated people in the vicinity after a floor collapsed ...

Sunday, Jan 14

Citing Court Order, Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

The Huffington Post 47 sources

The DACA program will be operated "on the terms in place" before it was rescinded last year, said U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Saturday.

Plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast in Turkey

The Guardian / AU 145 sources

Passengers panic after Boeing 737 goes off runway and ends up halfway down steep slope close to water’s edge

Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

BBC / News 151 sources

The US media regulator says the error that produced panic in the state was "absolutely unacceptable".

Chelsea Manning To Run For U.S. Senate In Maryland

The Huffington Post 110 sources

The whistleblower was released from prison last year.

Saturday, Jan 13

Worldwide outrage at Trump's immigration slur

Sky News / US News 17 sources

Donald Trump has tried to quell a storm over his reported criticism of immigration from "shithole countries" - a slur slammed as racist around the world.

'There's no other word but racist': Trump's global rebuke for 'shithole' remark

The Guardian 218 sources

US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock over Trump calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador ‘shitholes’

Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

BBC 178 sources

US action against the head of Iran's judiciary crossed a red line, the foreign ministry says.

Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent in Error

The New York Times 595 sources

The alert appeared on cellphones warning people to “seek immediate shelter,” and said, “This is not a drill.” The authorities said it was a false alarm.

Friday, Jan 12

Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

The Guardian 315 sources

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News 174 sources

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Trump Keeps U.S. in Iran Nuclear Deal But Issues New ...

Bloomberg 132 sources

President Donald Trump decided Friday to continue to waive economic sanctions related to the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, leaving the deal intact for now ...

Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as 'shithole' countries

NBC News 386 sources

President Donald Trump referred to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole" nations during a meeting Thursday and asked why the U.S. can't have more immigrants from Norway.

Thursday, Jan 11

California mudslides death toll rises with 17 still missing

BBC / News 426 sources

Rescuers are scouring the rubble of more than 100 destroyed homes following the devastating deluge.

Trump administration to allow states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid

ABC News 126 sources

Trump administration to allow work requirements for Medicaid eligibility.

White House Rejects Bipartisan Senate Immigration Proposal

Bloomberg 91 sources

The Trump administration rejected a bipartisan Senate proposal to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, saying it needed more work. “We ...

Trump plays down prospect of special counsel interviewing him about Russia

The Guardian / US 122 sources

Donald Trump has claimed that it “seems unlikely” he will be interviewed by the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between his presidential election campaign and Russia. The investigation has two spearheads: special counsel…