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TSA workers to get $500 bonuses during shutdown

TSA workers to get $500 bonuses during shutdown

Second, it alleges that the FAA "failed to promptly pay overtime to NATCA members in violation of the FAA". Those workers on Friday will get their first $0.00 pay stub, stoking worries that the si...

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Airline crew allegedly used as couriers to smuggle drugs into Australia

Airline crew allegedly used as couriers to smuggle drugs into Australia

Members of the cabin crew allegedly worked for an airline operating out of Malaysia. The joint investigative team has allegedthat the syndicate used cabin crews at Malindo Air, a small airline based...

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United Kingdom woman held in Iran begins hunger strike

United Kingdom woman held in Iran begins hunger strike

The foreign secretary, according to the BBC, has praised Zaghari-Ratcliffe for her bravery and endurance and criticised Iran for allowing "an innocent mother to feel she needs to resort to a hunger ...

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Thai trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

Thai trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

The model and self-described sex expert from Belarus, Anastasia Vashukevich, had claimed she had recorded meetings between Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska and unspecified Americans in 2016 to ...

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Giant rotating ice disc forms in river

Giant rotating ice disc forms in river

Such disks can form when when icy sludge becomes frozen in an eddy or when a piece of ice starts to spin and is shaped as it hits water and rocks, TheNew York Times reported. Drone footage taken by Ti...

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Russia tells Japan retaking Pacific islands not on horizon

Russia tells Japan retaking Pacific islands not on horizon

Talks stalled for decades due to Japan's claim to strategic islands seized by the Soviet army in the final days of the war. In November, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minis...

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Witness Claims El Chapo Paid Mexican Prez $100M

Witness Claims El Chapo Paid Mexican Prez $100M

Cifuentes said he worked with the kingpin from 2007 until being arrested in 2013 and at first even lived with him for two years in the mountains of Mexico's Sinaloa region for two years. Pena Nieto ...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Gillibrand is the second US senator - and second female senator - to announce plans to begin the legal process of running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. She has also been a vocal ...

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Mnuchin urges senators to support easing Russia sanctions

Mnuchin urges senators to support easing Russia sanctions

The Treasury Department said in December it would lift sanctions imposed in April on the core businesses of Deripaska, including aluminum company Rusal, its parent, En+, and power firm EuroSibEnergo, ...

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Trump Has Repeatedly Floated The Idea Of U.S. Leaving NATO

Trump Has Repeatedly Floated The Idea Of U.S. Leaving NATO

At the time, Trump's national security team clambered to keep Trump's private wishes quiet to avoid uproar. The New York Times report suggests that Trump complained about Europe's failure to meet ...

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Australia orders citizenship inductions on controversial holiday

Australia orders citizenship inductions on controversial holiday

The mayor, Dick Gross, who proposed the idea, said it would be held separately before the council's citizenship ceremony and other 26 January events. He's also trying to ban board shorts. "I've not ...

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Oppo to unveil phone camera with 10x optical zoom on January 16

Oppo to unveil phone camera with 10x optical zoom on January 16

Chinese publication MyDrivers noted that the company is sending out media invites for an event on January 16. We expect the camera hardware to include an enhanced version of the Precision Optical...

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European Union tells Theresa May they don't want Irish backstop to last forever

European Union tells Theresa May they don't want Irish backstop to last forever

In letter to Mr Tusk and Mr Juncker requesting additional assurances, Mrs May wrote: 'The clarifications and undertakings proposed in this letter are consistent with the letter and spirit of the deal ...

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Ottawa formally requests clemency for Canadian sentenced to death in China

Ottawa formally requests clemency for Canadian sentenced to death in China

The countries have been at odds since early December, when Canadian police arrested Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on a United States extradition request as part of an in...

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The $5500 Fast Food Feast President Trump Served the Clemson Tigers

The $5500 Fast Food Feast President Trump Served the Clemson Tigers

President Trump personally paid for more than 300 burgers from McDonald's , Burger King and Wendy's, as well a pizzas and fries, to welcome college football national champions the Clemson Tiger...

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3 young kids die after getting trapped inside freezer: Sheriff

3 young kids die after getting trapped inside freezer: Sheriff

Police and fire and rescue crews were called to the scene as the women tried to perform CPR on the children, but efforts to resuscitate them failed and they were pronounced dead in hospital. "Deaths...

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Watch toddler in carseat tumble from moving car

Watch toddler in carseat tumble from moving car

Police eventually responded, and the child's mother also returned to the scene. "If it didn't happen in front of me I'd never have believed it", the driver, Chad Cheddar Mock wrote on Facebook , sh...

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Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast's former president acquitted of war crimes

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast's former president acquitted of war crimes

Presiding Judge Cuno Tarfusser said the prosecution had also "failed to demonstrate that public speeches by Gbagbo constituted ordering or inducing the alleged crimes". But the judges said there was...

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Bound Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows

Bound Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows

Migrants from the Central American caravan unlawfully trying to enter the United States. A second group of about 300 Honduran migrants walked along a highway and expected to reach the same border cr...

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Historic defeat in parliament leaves Brexit plans foundering

Historic defeat in parliament leaves Brexit plans foundering

Her objective is to leave the European Union in line with what people voted for. If a new deal is agreed by Parliament, the government could go back to Brussels in an attempt to renegotiate a deal...

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Google Fi is adding RCS Chat, the successor to SMS

Google Fi is adding RCS Chat, the successor to SMS

This news is big less because of its nature and more because it's about time. It is, therefore, nearly ironic that it took it this long to flip the switch for its own Google Fi MVNO network. That pr...

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Turkey to set up Syria 'security zone' after Trump call

Turkey to set up Syria 'security zone' after Trump call

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported during the phone conversation the two leaders also discussed the need to complete a security plan for Syria's border town of Manbij to prevent a power vacu...

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Iran Satellite Launch, Which United States Warned Against, Fails

Iran Satellite Launch, Which United States Warned Against, Fails

Both Payam and its carrier were designed and produced at Tehran's Amirkabir University of Technology. "We will do our best to place it in the orbit", he added. Tehran and Washington have been at ...

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Major al-Shabab attacks targeting Kenya

Major al-Shabab attacks targeting Kenya

Local television showed smoke rising from a compound in the district of the city. A police officer said he saw bodies, "but there was no time to count the dead". "Police wishes to confirm that there...

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Coming to Canada 'worth the risk,' says Saudi teen refugee

Coming to Canada 'worth the risk,' says Saudi teen refugee

Although her father and brother arrived in Bangkok to try to take her back to Saudi Arabia , Qunun refused to meet her family, which denies abusing her. Having come to Canada, I felt that I was rebor...

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Amb. Grenell: Companies Working on Russian Energy Exports Could Face Sanctions

Amb. Grenell: Companies Working on Russian Energy Exports Could Face Sanctions

Richard Grenell, the American Ambassador to Germany, made the warning in a letter to several German companies working on the pipeline, which will carry gas from Russian Federation to Germany. He added...

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UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

UCLA gymnast earns perfect 10 for routine, social media flips out

According to the outlet, back in 2013 she won the American Cup over then-teammate Simone Biles . As of Monday afternoon, the video had been viewed more than 22 million times with many describ...

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China logs record trade surplus with USA in 2018

China logs record trade surplus with USA in 2018

In 2017, the trade difference between the two world's largest economies was $275.8 billion in China's favor. China's exports to the United States rose 11.3% past year, while imports from the USA o...

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Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Policy In 13 States And DC

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Policy In 13 States And DC

The states involved also include Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island , Vermont, Washington, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. At...

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Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report

Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report

Trump said the Times's account of the mid-2017 FBI investigation of him was "a very terrible thing". Karl went on to say that Mueller's report could come out in the coming weeks and that he be...

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