Police use water cannon as yellow vest protesters rise

A total of 59 people were questioned by authorities, on charges including unlawful weapons and participating in a group with the goal of committing violent crimes. Violent clashes occurred on the Champs-Elysées, a epicenter of the protests which have brought repeated disruption to the city. The total number of demonstrators has also risen from last…

5 Dead as Winter Storm Slams Parts of the Midwest

A winter storm pummeled parts of the Midwest on Saturday, turning roads into a snowy and slushy mess that has contributed to the deaths of at least five people, the authorities said. The storm is expected to head toward the Mid-Atlantic States, with several inches of snow forecast for Washington, D.C., and much of Virginia….

Walter Shipley, the former chairman of Chase Manhattan, dies at 83

BOB STRONG | AFP | Getty Images NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 28: Chase Manhattan’s Thomas G. Labrecque (L) and Chemical Bank’s Walter V. Shipley announce the merger of their two banks at a press conference 28 August in New York. Walter V. Shipley, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Chase Manhattan Bank,…

Khashoggi: How a hacked phone may have led killers to Saudi journalist

NSO has denied any involvement in the death of Khashoggi, insisting its software is “only for use fighting terrorism and crime.” The company was condemned as “the worst of the worst” by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden during a video conference with an Israeli audience last November. “The NSO Group in today’s world, based on the…

Venezuela: Mike Pompeo calls Maduro government ‘illegitimate’

Pompeo made the remarks two days after Maduro began another six years in power. The top US diplomat was talking with journalists in Abu Dhabi during his Middle East tour. “The Maduro regime is illegitimate,” Pompeo said. “The fact that Maduro decided to hold an inauguration after a sham election doesn’t change America’s direction and…

Premier League: Mo Salah soothes Liverpool’s nerves in title race

Prior to Saturday, the Reds had lost 11 of 26 matches in all competitions under Klopp in the first month of the year, so Liverpool had a bit of a point to prove in their English Premier League game at Brighton following defeats by Manchester City in the league and Wolves in the FA Cup….

Apple’s fall from grace on Wall Street may have wide investor fallout

Call it the Apple turnover. Shares of the tech giant are down over 30 percent from its October high, shedding more than $400 billion in market capitalization from peak to trough. Apple‘s collapse comes amid growing fears over iPhone demand and trade tensions. Last week, the stock fell nearly 10 percent in a day, setting…

5 killed in Afghanistan attack

The victims were three policemen and two civilians, according to the regional hospital in Herat, in the far west of the country. Herat provincial spokesman Jelany Farhad confirmed that one of the civilians killed was a child. Four other people were wounded in the attack and brought to the hospital. There was no immediate claim…

Explaining Trump’s Tweet on Crimes by Immigrants

23% of Federal inmates are illegal immigrants. Border arrests are up 240%. In the Great State of Texas, between 2011 & 2018, there were a total of 292,000 crimes by illegal aliens, 539 murders, 32,000 assaults, 3,426 sexual assaults and 3000 weapons charges. Democrats come back! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2019 This…