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World News USA pullout from Syria begins amid confusion over Pentagon timetable
Author: 0 USA pullout from Syria begins amid confusion over Pentagon timetable

The fate of USA troops in Syria was further muddled Tuesday when Turkish President Recep Erdogan said Bolton made a "grave mistake" when he demanded Turkey pledge protection of the American supported Kurdish fighters. Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by telephone on Sunday and "agreed to ensure coordination between their countries' military, diplomatic and other officials to avoid a power vacuum which could result following any abuse of the withdrawal and transition phase in ...

World News Nurse causes 'catastrophic injury to baby during delivery'
Author: 0 Nurse causes 'catastrophic injury to baby during delivery'

The mother, who has been named by local media as "Dikhsha Kanwar" is reportedly fighting for her life in hospital following the incident. In June previous year, a British gynaecologist was found guilty of medical misconduct, after she accidentally decapitated an unborn baby in the womb.

Author: 0 Bus driver rescues young child

A Facebook post by Milwaukee County Transit System said the temperature was below freezing and all the child was wearing was a nappy and a onesie. Ivic brought the freezing infant onto her bus and called for help. Authorities reunited the baby boy with his father. Milwaukee police told WITI no charges were filed in the case. MCTS executive Chris Abele, in a press conference Thursday, commended Ivic's actions.

World News Sanders apologises for 2016 campaign 'harassment' allegations
Author: 0 Sanders apologises for 2016 campaign 'harassment' allegations

Becker has denied the allegations against him, telling Politico: "I categorically deny these allegations of improper and unprofessional conduct", saying the alleged assault is "at odds with my recollection of a late evening filled with many hugs and kisses and tears and conversations about what's next".

World News Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive
Author: 0 Jayme Closs, missing Wisconsin teen, found alive

CBS Minnesota spoke to Jayme's aunt Sue on Thursday evening, who said her niece was now in the hospital. A 13-year-old girl who has been missing since mid-October has been found alive , police in Wisconsin confirmed. Detectives have pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and spent countless hours searching for Closs in the months since her disappearance, but their efforts have not yielded a suspect or suspects.

World News Donald Trump Says He Will Cancel Trip to Davos if Shutdown Continues
Author: 0 Donald Trump Says He Will Cancel Trip to Davos if Shutdown Continues

Earlier in the day, he told reporters that he wanted to go, but that he might not if the shutdown over funding for a U.S. -Mexico border wall continues. The partial USA government shutdown is in its 20th day, with no sign of an agreement. China and the United States have agreed to a 90-day pause in implementing tariffs in order to hammer out a trade deal.

World News Jaguar Land Rover 'to cut 5000 jobs' as losses continue
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover 'to cut 5000 jobs' as losses continue

Sales of cars in China dropped by 6%, to 22.7 million, during 2018, according to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) in the market's first decline for two decades. Mr Armstrong said Ford was making "tough" decisions by undertaking a "complete review" of its European operations. JLR's figures were also dented by the introduction of European emissions standards known as WLTP, which resulted in a fall in demand for diesel cars.

World News DNA samples taken after woman in coma for 10 years gives birth
Author: 0 DNA samples taken after woman in coma for 10 years gives birth

A look at the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix . The woman was an enrolled tribal member of the San Carlos Apache tribe of southeastern Arizona, according to officials. The lawyer for the family of a 29-year-old Native American woman who has been in "a completely vulnerable state" after almost drowning over a decade ago said Tuesday that "the baby boy has been born into a loving family and will be well cared for", Arizona Family reported.

World News Kindergarten photo evokes Apartheid ghosts in South Africa
Author: 0 Kindergarten photo evokes Apartheid ghosts in South Africa

The outcome was that the teacher allegedly responsible for separating the children has been suspended with immediate effect, reports eNCA . A shocking photograph of black and white primary school children sitting separately in a classroom has provoked widespread anger.

World News Second man charged with capital murder of Jazmine Barnes, 7
Author: 0 Second man charged with capital murder of Jazmine Barnes, 7

Woodruffe was charged as Jazmine's funeral took place Tuesday. Jazmine was killed riding in a vehicle with her mother and three sisters more than a week ago. Hailey Cantrell says that despite the arrests of two suspects in the case, there have been non-stop threatening comments on her social media page regarding her uncle Robert Cantrell .

World News US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad On Afghanistan To Visit India
Author: 0 US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad On Afghanistan To Visit India

Wednesday's discussions were also due to only include the United States and the Taliban, contrary to previous talks in which Pakistan, Saudi Arabia , and the UAE were involved. As peace talks gain momentum a draft agreement drawn up by the influential USA think tank RAND Corporation outlining the clauses for a potential peace deal has been circulated among Afghan officials and diplomats in Kabul.

World News Migrant ordeal comes to an end: Stranded migrants finally land in Malta
Author: 0 Migrant ordeal comes to an end: Stranded migrants finally land in Malta

The 49 migrants, including a baby and several children, were rescued while attempting the risky Mediterranean crossing from North Africa to Europe . For this reason, the agreement allows for the migrants to be transported by military ships to Malta, before being transferred on to Luxembourg, Germany , France, Netherlands, Ireland, Italy Portugal and Romania.

World News Victorian man charged over suspect embassy packages
Author: 0 Victorian man charged over suspect embassy packages

A MAN has been arrested for allegedly sending suspicious packages to embassies and consulates throughout Australia. Police recovered 29 of the packages, which were still being tested to determine their contents. They gave no additional details of how the asbestos was packaged or what the motive might have been. The Greek consulate general on St Kilda Road and the Pakistan consulate in Albert Park both received suspect packages but did not contact authorities straight away.

World News Iran holding jailed Americans for leverage, sources say
Author: 0 Iran holding jailed Americans for leverage, sources say

White's family said he suffers from acute asthma and shortly before his latest visit to Iran he underwent chemotherapy for a neck tumour. Iran's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that an American citizen had been arrested in the city of Mashhad, but denied reports he had been badly treated, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency .

World News Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash pleads guilty to all charges
Author: 0 Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash pleads guilty to all charges

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu leaves provincial court with his lawyer Mark Brayford (centre right) in Melfort, Sask., Tuesday, January, 8, 2019 . Sidhu was charged with 16 counts of risky driving causing death and 13 charges of unsafe driving causing bodily harm in connection with the crash, which took place on April 6 near Tisdale, Saskatchewan.

World News Kim Jong Un Leaves Beijing after Brief Visit
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un Leaves Beijing after Brief Visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from his train before it departs from Pyongyang to make the trip to Beijing , China, Jan. 7, 2019. Kim could not be seen but the limousine he uses was observed zipping east down a main thoroughfare in Beijing and then returning about an hour later.

World News Azmin says not privy to details of WSJ's report on 1MDB, deals
Author: 0 Azmin says not privy to details of WSJ's report on 1MDB, deals

Beijing has rejected a Wall Street Journal report saying Chinese officials offered to bail out scandal-ridden Malaysian state fund 1MDB and try to get the USA and other countries to drop corruption probes into the fund. "If it was said in black and white, then it is something we will pursue". While the projects that China proposed in Malaysia were "political in nature", according to the WSJ , "it was imperative the public see them as market-driven".

World News Trump cuts off federal funds to California to fight 'Forrest fires'
Author: 0 Trump cuts off federal funds to California to fight 'Forrest fires'

Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money . U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has ordered a halt to federal disaster relief for California's wildfires unless state officials involved in forest management "get their act together".

World News Criminals Demand $10 Million in Monero (XMR) in Norwegian Kidnapping Case
Author: 0 Criminals Demand $10 Million in Monero (XMR) in Norwegian Kidnapping Case

Police inspector Tommy Broske attends a press conference in Lillestrom, some 20 km north of Oslo, January 9, 2019 on the kidnapping of wife of a Norwegian multi-millionaire Tom Hagen , Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik missing for 10 weeks. After a " broad and extensive investigation " came up dry, police have resorted to asking the public for help with the case, despite the potential danger.

World News Rod Rosenstein to step down once attorney general is confirmed
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein to step down once attorney general is confirmed

Justice Department, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday morning that he has indicated to the White House his intention to leave within the coming weeks. The U.S. leader later explained that he retweeted the image because he believed Rosenstein "belongs behind bars" over his decision to pick Mueller to take over the Russian Federation probe, which Trump has repeatedly blasted as a "witch hunt", in May 2017, shortly after the president fired former FBI Director James Comey.

World News Scott Morrison responds to Photoshop shoe swap
Author: 0 Scott Morrison responds to Photoshop shoe swap

Another user suggested that perhaps it was not the shoes that were Photoshopped, but instead the Australian prime minister at the time. The leader's spokesman told Reuters the image was changed by staff without Morrison's knowledge or authorization.

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