Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children’s deaths – Philly.com

Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children’s deaths  Philly.com Trump Blames Democrats For Deaths Of Migrant Kids As DHS Secretary Visits Border  NPR Trump tries to deflect blame for migrant children’s deaths  Los Angeles Times Grieving mother of eight-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in US custody says her son was NOT sick  Daily Mail Kirstjen Nielsen visits US […]

American man first to solo across Antarctica unaided

Antarctica, December 27 (AP) – An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed impossible.Colin O’Brady, of Portland, finished the bone-chilling, 930-mile (1,500-kilometer) journey as friends, family and fans tracked the endurance athlete’s progress […]

Joe Biden feels stung as Obama plays ‘footsie’ with other Democrats eyeing 2020 bid: Report – Washington Examiner

Joe Biden feels stung as Obama plays ‘footsie’ with other Democrats eyeing 2020 bid: Report  Washington Examiner Democrats have 2020 decisions to make as they enter the new year  CNN Epic battle for the left taking shape in 2020, as Bernie Sanders forced to share spotlight  Fox News 2020: Biden, Sanders, Obama lead Democrats, Trump 72 percent, Romney […]

Biblical city of Bethlehem boasts largest Christmas in years

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city’s largest Christmas celebrations in years. Hundreds of locals and foreign visitors milled in Manger Square as bagpipe-playing Palestinian Scouts paraded past a giant Christmas tree. Crowds flooded the Church […]

Russia prevents WADA from finding doping data in Moscow lab

MOSCOW (AP) — World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors are leaving Moscow empty-handed after Russian authorities prevented them from accessing key doping data that the country’s authorities had agreed to hand over. WADA reinstated the suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency in September on the condition Russian authorities hand over lab data, which could help confirm a number of […]

US charges 2 hackers with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday said two alleged Chinese hackers carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing’s main intelligence agency to steal trade secrets and other information from government agencies and “a who’s who” of major corporations in the United States and nearly a dozen other nations. The indictment is the […]

Penny Marshall, star of ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ dead at 75 – Fox News

Penny Marshall, star of ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ dead at 75  Fox News Penny Marshall, ‘Big’ director, ‘Laverne & Shirley’ star, dead at 75  Yahoo Entertainment Penny Marshall, who played feisty Laverne in ‘Laverne & Shirley’ before directing movies, dies at 75  Los Angeles Times Penny Marshall, co-star of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ and director of ‘A League of Their […]

Japan to spend more on defense, refit 1st aircraft carrier

TOKYO (AP) — Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability in the coming years, according to new defense guidelines approved Tuesday that cite the need to counter potential threats from North Korea and China and other vulnerabilities.The guidelines approved at a meeting of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s […]

Michael Flynn associates arrested on illegal lobbying charges – AOL

Michael Flynn associates arrested on illegal lobbying charges  AOL Ex-Flynn business associates charged with trying to influence US politicians in Turkish lobbying case  CNN Two ex-associates of Michael Flynn charged with illegal lobbying for Turkey  Fox News Michael Flynn’s Business Partner Indicted Ahead of Trump Aide’s Sentencing  HuffPost Michael Flynn’s business partner charged with illegally lobbying for Turkey  The Washington […]