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#SOTU: Full text of President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union speech

Last night, President Donald Trump delivered his second formal State of the Union address as the president to try to find a solution to avert another government shutdown on February 15. The speech was delayed for two weeks amid the longest government shutdown in history, and Trump and House Speaker Nancy …

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US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in accepting its citizens who have been deported from the United States.   U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “has ordered consular officers in Ghana to implement visa restrictions on certain categories of visa applicants,” the Department …

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Teenager arrested for threatening to kill Theresa May

A teenager has been arrested for making threats on the life of the British Prime Minister Theresa May. The 19-year-old sent a malicious email on January 11, threatening to kill Theresa May. He was taken into custody at a house in Milnrow, Greater Manchester, shortly after 10.30am on Saturday. Police said the young …

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“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka dies in Japan at the age of 113

“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died today at the age of 113. According to Guinness World Records, Nonaka was born in July 1905, just months before Albert Einstein published his special theory of relativity. Guinness officially recognised Nonaka …

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Two Buddhist monks shot dead by unknown gunmen in Thailand

Gunmen in Thailand’s deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple.   Black-clad assailants carrying rifles crept into Rattanaupap temple in Narathiwat province near Malaysia’s border on Friday evening and started firing. “The attack took place around 7:30 p.m. when an unknown number of gunmen …

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President Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un’s second summit to hold in Vietnam by mid-February

President Donald Trump has proposed holding the second summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in mid-February and suggested Vietnam as the venue.   Reports of the second summit comes amid mounting expectations that the two leaders will soon hold their next summit to resume the stalled denuclearization talks. …

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Amid Syria military pullout, US president threatens Turkey: ‘I’ll devastatingly deal with Turkey if they attack Kurds” – Trump

Amid US President, Donald Trump’s infamous decision to withdraw the US military from Syria, Trump has threatened to deal with Turkey if the Middle East country attacks Kurdish fighters. Turkey views the US backed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) (also known as Kurds)  a terrorist group and an enemy of the state, …

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German minister, Gerd Mueller stranded in Zambia after plane breaks down

Germany’s Development Minister, Gerd Mueller, on Wednesday had his travel plans disrupted during a trip to southern Africa after his plane broke down.   Mueller’s plans went haywire after his Global 5000 plane broke down in Malawi. He was able to take a commercial flight to Zambia but has been forced …

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‘They only want to impeach me because they know they can’t win in 2020’ – President Trump fires back at Democrats

Trump President Trump has fired back at Democrats calling for his impeachment within moments of the 116th Congress convening, claiming he’s had “the most successful first two years” of any president. Trump spoke out on the impeachment calls after a video of Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib surfaced online where she …

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Senator Elizabeth Warren declares to run for presidency in 2020 against Donald Trump

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat representing Massachusetts has just announced that she has established a presidential campaign exploratory committee to kick off her plan to run for office come 2020. “In our country, if you work hard and play by the rules, you ought to be able to take care of yourself …

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