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Declassified FBI bulletin says Saudi officials help their citizens flee US legal issues

Saturday  13:41,   18 january 2020

The FBI believes that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officials "almost certainly" help their US-based citizens flee the country to avoid legal issues, according to a recently declassified intelligence bulletin. © Ulrich Baumgarten/Ulrich Baumgarten/U.... >>>

Amsterdam to Buy Debts of Young Adults In Order to Help Them Get Jobs and Pursue Higher Education

Saturday  11:10,   18 january 2020

A program is expected to start in February in Amsterdam which will purchase the debts of young people and help them obtain higher education and employment.Debts will be bought out by a municipal credit bank, which will then offer recipients a loan... >>>

Trump warns Iranian supreme leader who called him a 'clown' to be 'very careful with his words'

Saturday  10:50,   18 january 2020

President Donald Trump warned Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to be "very careful with his words" after Khamenei called him a "clown"“The so-called ‘Supreme Leader' of Iran, who has not been so Supreme lately, had some nasty things... >>>

Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu Kyi

Saturday  10:40,   18 january 2020

Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu KyiBut no major new projects were agreed during the two-day visit by President Xi Jinping, the first of any Chinese leader in 19 years. Analysts said Myanmar was... >>>

Bodies Of Missing Garden Grove Couple Believed To Be Found In Tijuana, Son-In-Law Arrested

Saturday  10:40,   18 january 2020

The bodies of a Garden Grove couple missing after visiting Tijuana were believed to have been found Friday and the couple's son-in-law was arrested, according to Mexican authorities. © Provided by CBS Los AngelesJesus Guillen, 70, and Maria... >>>

South Koreans among seven missing in Himalayan avalanche

Saturday  08:25,   18 january 2020

An avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna region has left at least seven people missing, including four South Koreans and three Nepalis, officials said Saturday. "We are getting reports that four South Koreans and three Nepalis are out of contact after... >>>

China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

Saturday  08:05,   18 january 2020

Four more cases have been identified in a viral pneumonia outbreak in a central Chinese city that has killed two people and prompted the United States and others to take precautionary measures. The latest cases brings to 45 the number of people >>>

Indian General Talks of ‘Deradicalization Camps’ for Kashmiris

Saturday  06:55,   18 january 2020

NEW DELHI — India’s top military commander has created shock waves by suggesting that Kashmiris could be shipped off to “deradicalization camps,” which rights activists consider an alarming echo of what China has done to many of its Muslim citizens. >>>

Taal volcano eruption poses deadly dilemma

Saturday  04:55,   18 january 2020

Maria Evangeline Tenorio Sarmiento struggles to wade through ankle-deep mud and debris to reach her house that's been inundated with thick sludge. Inside, the 52-year-old mother of two finds the roof over her kitchen has collapsed under the... >>>

Australian States Start Clean-Up From Fires With Claims Rising

Saturday  04:41,   18 january 2020

The New South Wales government will coordinate the clean-up of insured and uninsured residential and commercial properties after the state recorded the most number of houses destroyed in the deadly wildfires. Under the plan, the state government... >>>

US to screen passengers for China mystery virus

Saturday  03:55,   18 january 2020

US authorities will begin screening passengers Friday arriving on direct or connecting flights from a Chinese city at the heart of a mysterious SARS-like virus responsible for two deaths. Video by CBS... >>>

Trump warns Iran's supreme leader to be 'careful with his words'

Saturday  01:30,   18 january 2020

President Trump on Friday warned Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khameni to be "very careful with his words," after he used a rare public address to deride "American clowns" and defend Iran's military. "The so-called 'Supreme Leader' of Iran, who... >>>

No. 2 US general says North Korea building new missiles 'as fast as anybody on the planet'

Saturday  01:30,   18 january 2020

North Korea is "building new missiles, new capabilities, new weapons as fast as anybody on the planet," and learning from its mistakes as it makes advances in its missile programs, the No. 2 general at the Pentagon said Friday. Air Force Gen. John... >>>

Explainer: How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?

Saturday  00:52,   18 january 2020

The central achievement of the Iran nuclear deal - keeping Tehran at arm's length from nuclear weapons - is eroding. © Reuters/Wana News Agency FILE PHOTO: View of water nuclear reactor at Arak in Iran The 2015 accord's many restrictions on... >>>

Putin and the Art of Stepping Down Gracefully While Keeping Grip on Power

Saturday  00:20,   18 january 2020

Several years ago, for reasons that have never been explained, President Vladimir V. Putin vanished from the public eye for more than a week, sending the Russian capital into a tizzy over his fate. When he popped back up, Mr. Putin brushed off the... >>>