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American conservationist Esmond Bradley murdered in Nairobi

American conservationist Esmond Bradley murdered in Nairobi He was an expert on the prices of ivory and rhino horn , leading undercover investigations into markets in China and Southeast Asia. In a major report past year from Laos , he and his colleague Lucy Vigne established that the country had the world's fastest growing ivory trade . [Full Article...]

Hong Kong courtroom strikes down prime activists' jail sentences

Hong Kong courtroom strikes down prime activists' jail sentences Their jail sentences attracted global attention, with rights groups accusing the government of cracking down on political protesters. At their first trial, Joshua Wong and Alex Chow were found guilty of "taking part in an unlawful assembly". [Full Article...]

Protests held to urge more funding for health service

Protests held to urge more funding for health service A presenter compared the crowds celebrating Philadelphia's Super Bowl victory to the numbers in London demanding that the government "come up with more money for Britain's overburdened national health service - the same system Democrats have continued to push for here in the United States". [Full Article...]

Paris attacks suspect refuses to stand at shootout trial

Paris attacks suspect refuses to stand at shootout trial Three police officers were wounded and an Algerian fellow jihadist, Mohamed Belkaid, was killed in the gun battle. He was taken to another French prison close to the Belgian border on Monday night. Grosjean said both Abdeslam and Ayari meant to kill the police, but there were only two weapons, one with Belkaid and the other apparently in Ayari's hands. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom court keeps Assange arrest warrant in place

United Kingdom court keeps Assange arrest warrant in place The Westminster Magistrates' Court will hold a hearing on Tuesday on the appeal of WikiLeaks whistleblowing website founder Julian Assange regarding the arrest warrant issued against him by the United Kingdom for breaching his former bail conditions. [Full Article...]

Documents detailing Super Bowl anti-terrorism preps found on plane

Documents detailing Super Bowl anti-terrorism preps found on plane A CNN employee found the December 2017 after-action review of a simulated anthrax attack in Minneapolis, marked " For Official Use Only ", in the seat-back pocket of a commercial airplane. "Since 2003, approximately $1 billion has been spent on this program", a 2013 memo by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's oversight subcommittee said, according to CNN . [Full Article...]

Trump feels vindicated after Republican memo's release

Trump feels vindicated after Republican memo's release The information that would corroborate this claim, as well more information on why the DOJ chose to surveil the former campaign operative, is either left out of the memo or disputed by it . Democrats said the Republican memo was meant to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal probe into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Syria strikes kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Syria strikes kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta United Nations representatives in Syria on Tuesday called for a stop to all conflicts throughout the country, especially the recent Turkish military campaign in Syrian Kurdistan's (Rojava) Afrin region. You have been redirected from 24 Hours. At least 51 civilians were killed by Syrian regime attacks on Tuesday in Eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb, according to local civil-defense sources. [Full Article...]

Former Execs Reveal Facebook, Google Make People Addicted to Technology

Former Execs Reveal Facebook, Google Make People Addicted to Technology Common Sense is also donating $50 million in media and airtime from Comcast, DirecTV and other partners. It will be aimed at educating students, parents and teachers about the dangers of technology, including the depression that can come from heavy use of social media. [Full Article...]

If you just got a tsunami warning for New Orleans, don't worry

If you just got a tsunami warning for New Orleans, don't worry The warning message reportedly went out in other areas of the country as well, including New York, Boston and New Orleans. There is NO tsunami threat to east central Florida. A screenshot of the alert sent out by the AccuWeather app said, "Tsunami Warning in effect until 9:28 AM EST". Days after the Hawaii warning, a Japan broadcaster mistakenly sent a text-message alert. [Full Article...]

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's 'swearing in'

Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over Odinga's 'swearing in' For press statement inside on January 1, United States describe Odinga in actions as "unconstitutional" sake of President Uhuru Kenyatta in election for October a year ago get backing from Kenya demma Supreme Court. The court ordered a fresh election in October that Kenyatta won after Odinga boycotted, claiming a lack of electoral reforms. Since the symbolic inauguration, Odinga and his supporte... [Full Article...]

Trump accuses House intel panel's top Democrat of leaking information

Trump accuses House intel panel's top Democrat of leaking information President Donald Trump's legal team backs the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate the FBI and Justice Department, a White House spokesman said Monday. But Republican committee members said on Monday they were comfortable with releasing the Democratic document now that it had been reviewed by House members. [Full Article...]

US, Russia comply with nuclear arms deal limits

US, Russia comply with nuclear arms deal limits New START, officially called Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, reduces deployed nuclear weapons to 700 delivery vehicles and 1,550 warheads. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has congratulated the USA and Russian Federation on successfully reducing their strategic nuclear forces to the level required by the new START treaty. [Full Article...]

USA troops to withdraw from Iraq after Islamic State defeat

USA troops to withdraw from Iraq after Islamic State defeat In his Monday statement, Braga said the USA military presence in Iraq will now focus on policing, border control and military capacity building, as well as enabling diplomatic and economic efforts to stabilize Iraq. The Iraq drawdown also follows the release of the Pentagon's National Defense Strategy that cited China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russian Federation... [Full Article...]

New Jersey tells ISPs to uphold net neutrality rules

New Jersey tells ISPs to uphold net neutrality rules But the FCC repealed the rules in December. It follows similar orders that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock enacted in their states. Gov. Phil Murphy is picking another fight with the Trump administration, this time over federal efforts to do away with Obama-era net neutrality regulations. [Full Article...]

PM Modi to undertake 3 nation historic visit

PM Modi to undertake 3 nation historic visit In an interview to a news channel in January, PM Modi, talking about employment in the country, had said that even an individual selling pakodas at a road-side stall outside the channel's studio earns Rs 200 a day and is "employed". MEA also discussed plans of a ministerial-level joint meeting in Palestine and said that the nations had agreed to deepen engagement in health, IT, tourism, youth af... [Full Article...]

What to do if you receive Facebook message containing child pornography

What to do if you receive Facebook message containing child pornography According to authorities in Memphis , the video likely originated in Alabama . The Alabama Internet Crime Against Children Task Force and Central Alabama Crime Stoppers on Monday announced warrants against 44-year-old Germaine Moore. Do NOT send the video to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Facebook page or Facebook Messenger. He said the department has received sim... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering North Korea

Mike Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering North Korea The news provoked consternation in Winter Games host South Korea, coming just days after the unpredictable, nuclear-armed North agreed to participate in Pyeongchang following months of cajoling by Seoul to join in a "peace Olympics ". [Full Article...]

Top Maldivian judges arrested after emergency declaration

Top Maldivian judges arrested after emergency declaration Speaking on national television, President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said the court's actions last week amounted to "an obstruction of the very ability of this state to function". Nasheed has requested India to send an envoy, backed by its military, to free the political detainees. Nasheed won the nation's first democratic election in 2008 but resigned during his term following protests over the arr... [Full Article...]

Reaction To Trump's Immigration Offer Casts Doubt On A Deal

Reaction To Trump's Immigration Offer Casts Doubt On A Deal Like the House version, the new Senate bill would grant legal status to Dreamers who have been in the country since 2013 - a larger pool of undocumented immigrants than the 1.8 million Trump supports legalizing. The crammed to-do list is further jeopardized by partisan feuding over an explosive Republican memorandum that Trump declassified Friday. At the retreat, immigration wasn't its o... [Full Article...]


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