International News

Contrib'City have international news reports on various topics.

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Scarborough questions White House doctor's report of Trump's weight

"Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough questioned President Trump's weight on a White House physician report, stating if "that's what 6-3, 239 pounds l

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

'New California' movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form of gov

Xavier

17-01-2018
5

Watch the amazing moment a ‘rare’ meteor burst across the night sky over Michigan

“I noticed a ball of flame coming at an angle,” one witness said of the meteoroid that registered the equivalent of a magnitude 2.0 earthquake.

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns, Citing Administration Indifference

The chairman of the board, former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, said in a letter that the Department of the Interior showed no interest in engaging with i

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Aunt: 13 captive children denied contact with relatives

Thirteen malnourished siblings allegedly kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents in a Southern California home lived a strict existence wit

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Analysis | The Daily 202: Unexpected defeat in rural Wisconsin special election sets off alarm bells for Republicans

Looking more vulnerable, Scott Walker calls the results a ‘wake-up call.’

Xavier

17-01-2018
9

Analysis | Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ are shaping up to be a total flop

There appears to be no plan for what the White House is now calling a “potential event."

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

The agreement is a milestone in inter-Korean sports relations, and Seoul has said in the past it hoped such a move could contribute to a political tha

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Ann Curry "not surprised" by Matt Lauer allegations, says verbal harassment was pervasive at NBC

In her first TV interview since leaving NBC, former "Today" show host Ann Curry is speaking out about her former co-host Matt Lauer

Xavier

17-01-2018
2

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested

The arrest of the former officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, capped an intense F.B.I. investigation that began around 2012 after the C.I.A. began losin

Xavier

16-01-2018
6

Behind the fiery rhetoric, the Palestinian leadership is cornered and flailing

Analysts are skeptical Abbas will follow through on call to drop cooperation with Israel.

Xavier

16-01-2018
6

How a malnourished teen escaped a house full of chains and freed her 12 siblings

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin were arrested in Perris, Calif., on charges of torture and child endangerment. The 13 siblings were taken to

Xavier

16-01-2018
6

Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration

Those leaving say Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke refused to meet with them or convene a board meeting since taking office.

Xavier

17-01-2018
5

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested

The arrest of the former officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, capped an intense F.B.I. investigation that began around 2012 after the C.I.A. began losin

Xavier

17-01-2018
5

A window inside Trump's morning 'executive time'

President Donald Trump rises around 5:30 a.m. and begins making his first calls to aides and lawmakers as early as 6. He's dressed in his signature da

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Justice will ask Supreme Court to intervene, allow Trump administration to end DACA

The government will ask the high court to allow it to phase out a program that protects 690,000 undocumented immigrants, raised in the country as chil

Xavier

17-01-2018
5

DHS chief takes heat over Trump furor

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen faced heated questions from Democratic lawmakers Tuesday over her recollections of a White

Xavier

17-01-2018
6

Suspected meteor shakes houses across metro Detroit

Thunderous boom shakes homes across metro Detroit as possible meteor sighting reported from Flint to Toledo, Ohio

Xavier

17-01-2018
4

Navy to file homicide charges against ship commanders after deadly crashes

The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court-martialed.

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

The move marks the first time the special counsel is known to have used a grand jury subpoena to seek information from a member of President Trump’s

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Suspect shoots 4 officers in S Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Four law enforcement officers, including three SWAT team members, were shot and wounded as they searched for a domestic violence suspect in South Caro

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Mormon Church Names Russell M. Nelson As New Leader

"My brethren of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles laid hands upon my hands, ordained me, set me apart as president of the church. It was a sacred and

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

13 siblings, some shackled and malnourished, rescued from California house, police say

David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin were arrested in Perris, Calif., on charges of torture and child endangerment. The 13 siblings were taken to

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

DHS boss hit with 's---' load of questions about President Trump's language

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to talk about key administration issues like border security and terror-r

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Japan's public TV sends missile alert by mistake

The warning comes just days after a similar false alarm was sent out across Hawaii

Xavier

16-01-2018
7

A Michigan father, too old for DACA, is deported after three decades in the U.S.

Jorge Garcia was brought to the country by an undocumented relative when he was 10.

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Trump can't be racist because he had a TV show: Sanders

The White House on Tuesday continued to push back against accusations that President Trump was a racist — with his spokeswoman citing his decade-lon

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

General Electric Investors Are Still Being Pummeled: Chart

GE is in selloff mode Tuesday following news of a surprise charge from its insurance business. Longer term, things don't look better. Here's how to tr

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

As Shutdown Talk Rises, Trump’s Immigration Words Pose Risks for Both Parties

The fight over President Trump’s vulgar comment is exposing divisions in both parties, raising the risk of a government shutdown with unknown politi

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Your guide to Congress' 'high stakes game of chicken'

Both Republicans and Democrats -- at least as they return to Washington Tuesday -- appear far more interested in digging into their respective positio

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Submarine Inventor Charged With Murder in Death of Kim Wall

Ms. Wall died in August after boarding Peter Madsen’s vessel in Denmark to interview him. He also faces charges of dismemberment and improper sexual

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Essential California: Parents arrested after children are found shackled and malnourished in Perris

A husband and wife are in custody on suspicion of torture and child abuse after police say they found several of the couple’s children chained to be

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Winter Weather Leads to Dangerous Road Conditions in North Texas

A wintry mix that moved across North Texas overnight could lead to slick spots on the roads.

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Watch a pastor light into President Trump — with Vice President Pence sitting in the front pew

The Rev. Maurice Watson said people from Haiti and African nations deserve an apology — but probably are not going to get one.

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

The move marks the first time the special counsel is known to have used a grand jury subpoena to seek information from a member of President Trump’s

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

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

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

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

4 South Carolina officers shot after domestic violence call

A man shot and injured four law enforcement officers late Monday and early Tuesday near a South Carolina home, a sheriff's spokesman said, after deput

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

DHS secretary says Trump used 'tough' language

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told senators Tuesday she "did not hear" President Donald Trump say the specific word "shithole" during a

Xavier

16-01-2018
4

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children Speak Out Against Trump

In Atlanta and in Washington, the children of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. criticized President Trump for his language about people from some c

Xavier

15-01-2018
7

Immigrant from Mexico, 2 sisters among mudslide victims

An immigrant from Mexico and a pair of sisters were among the 20 people killed in devastating mudslides that brought tragedy and sorrow to the idyllic

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America’s side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose

Xavier

16-01-2018
7

Hundreds gather at Orange County synagogue to mourn slain college student Blaze Bernstein

Mourners gathered in Orange County to remember Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who disappeared on Jan. 2 and was fou

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children Speak Out Against Trump

In Atlanta and in Washington, the children of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. criticized President Trump for his language about people from some c

Xavier

16-01-2018
6

Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in US

Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old landscaper and father of two who has lived in the United States for 30 years, said a painful goodbye to his family at the

Xavier

15-01-2018
5

Light snow, frigid temperatures likely with latest arctic blast

A fast-moving Arctic cold front will bring winter weather to North Georgia on Tuesday through Wednesday morning.

Xavier

15-01-2018
5

Trump claims Durbin 'misrepresented' immigration comments

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin "totally misrepresented" comments during an Oval Office meeting last wee

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Shackled siblings found in California home

Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive, some chained to their beds.

Xavier

15-01-2018
5

Georgia firefighter caught on video catching child from apartment blaze

Dramatic scene of Georgia firefighter catching child dropped from apartment fire captured on another firefighter's helmet camera outside Atlanta

Xavier

16-01-2018
5

Dolores O'Riordan, the Cranberries Singer, Dead at 46

Singer of Nineties hits "Linger," "Dreams" and "Zombie" dies in London, with police classifying death as "unexplained"

Xavier

14-01-2018
11

California mudslides: Death toll rises to 20, 4 still missing

Search and rescue crews found the body of a 25-year-old woman Saturday morning, raising the death toll to 19 in the California mudslides, authorities