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January 21, 2020

On Sunday a man shot and killed two police officers in Honolulu.


Officers were responding to a call from a woman who had called for help.


She was stabbed in the leg.


As police arrived the suspect opened fire.


Officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama were shot and killed.


After that the house caught on fire. The suspect and two woman are still unaccounted for.
It is believed that the suspect was inside the home when it burn...

January 19, 2020

Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use the titles royal highness nor will they be receiving any public funds.


The couple will no longer represent the Queen.


This announcement comes a week after they announced they would be stepping back as senior royals and will become “financially independent.”


The couple have also agreed to repay the $4 million that was spent on renovations of Frogmore Co...

January 18, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the federal government will provide $25,000 in compensation for each of the Canadian victims that were killed on the Ukrainian airline that was shot down by Iran.


Trudeau said that the money will "assist with their immediate needs, such as funeral arrangements and travel."


Iran admitted that Flight PS752 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

January 16, 2020

It is not unusual for a tweet from President Donald Trump to draw criticism, but some say a tweet on Monday has crossed the line.


On Monday the President retweeted an obviously doctored photo of Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in Middle Eastern with the flag of Iran behind them and a title that said "Democrats 2020".


The tweet was accompanied by text t...

January 14, 2020

A conservative activist group "One Million Moms" is calling out Burger King for using a curse word in an advertisement.


The group says Burger King used "d-word" in a commercial for their new non-meat Impossible Whopper.


The ad has been circulating since August, it wasn't until Friday the group said, "One Million Moms finds this highly inappropriate. When responding to the taste test, he didn't have to curse."


The group got ups...

January 8, 2020

Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin say that two teenagers were shot after throwing snowballs at cars.


On Saturday evening a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy along with other children were throwing snowballs at passing cars.


When one of the cars, a white Toyota, was hit, the driver of the car shot at the children.


Both of their injuries were non-life-threatening.


The suspect has not been located.
 

January 8, 2020

Iran has fired what it is describing as “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at al-Asad airbase in Iraq.


The base houses U.S. troops.


The attack is in response to America’s killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.


Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is also warning against any retaliation.


Ayn al Asad is an Iraqi Armed Forces and United States armed forces base located in Al Anbar Governorate of western Iraq.


The base is also used...

January 7, 2020

Buckingham Palace has released a photo featuring Her Majesty The Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and Prince George.


The next three Heirs to the throne.


The portrait was taken by Ranald Mackechnie.

A similar photo of the four was released in December when Prince George was seen making desserts.

January 6, 2020

Due to the rising tension and threat of violence in the Middle East, Canadians are asked to exercise a high degree of caution, or avoid travelling to altogether.


As of Saturday, Canadians should exercise a high degree of caution in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, along with the United Arab Emirates.


Travel to Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, and Iraq should be avoided.


A...

January 5, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives has still not sent the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate.

On Friday, Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell said that the Senate would continue with business as usual while they await the articles to be sent to them.

House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi said that she would not transmit two impeachment articles approved by the Democratic-led House to prompt the start of...

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