Turpin case: California couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

US & Canada US & Canada Turpin case: California children ‘chained for months’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

Europe Europe ‘Code red’ storm halts Dutch trains and flights Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant Reuters Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand prime minister in October New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant.Ms Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, were expecting their child in June, after which she planned to take a six-week break.”And we … Read more

US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees

US & Canada US & Canada US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees Getty Images Police have arrested two boys for allegedly vandalising a honey business in the US state of Iowa that killed half a million bees in late December. The damage to 50 beehives at Wild Hill Honey farm in … Read more

Trump sows confusion as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

US & Canada US & Canada Trump sows confusion as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Trump wall: President’s view on Mexico border has changed – Kelly

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congress has until Friday to pass a bill keeping the government open The US government is two days away from a shutdown as lawmakers and the White House feud over immigration.Congress faces a Friday deadline to pass a stopgap measure that would fund … Read more

‘Code red’ storm halts Dutch trains and flights

Europe Europe ‘Code red’ storm halts Dutch trains and flights Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

House GOP sees a deal to avert shutdown; Senate forecast is dim

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are confident they have the votes to pass a short-term government funding bill before Friday’s deadline to keep the government open, leadership aides tell World News. But the measure’s prospects in the Senate remain much dimmer, keeping the chance of a government shutdown alive. The uncertainty over the fate of a … Read more

What happens if the government shuts down?

WASHINGTON — The White House and Congress have yet to reach a deal on funding the federal government, raising the prospect of a partial shutdown as early as this weekend. What happens if they don’t? Here’s what you need to know. Why are we talking about a shutdown again? The government is operating on a … Read more

DHS moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas

The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, from applying for … Read more