Winter Storm Will Hit Half Of The US This Weekend
Authorities across more than a dozen states were advising residents to prepare for a mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain throughout this weekend, according to USA Today. Los Angeles was already experiencing record-breaking rainfall on Friday would likely face a powerful blast of snow, sleet, and freezing rain that could bring flash floods and power outages. There could be significant delays across a number of important air travel hubs in the Southern U.S. as the storm moves through cities
Uighur Leaders Say Chinese Targeting Of Minorities Could Be 'Precursors To Genocide'
Uighur activists and community groups called on democratic governments and international organizations to confront Beijing over its continued targeting of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities by detaining hundreds of thousands in re-education camps across Xinjiang , according to The Guardian. During a visit to Australia on Friday, the leaders of the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) said governments, businesses, academics, and thinktanks were responsible to end their "business as usual"
Houthis Reject Yemen Government's Proposal To Reopen Sanaa Airport
Yemen's democratically elected government proposed reopening the Houthi-controlled airport in the capital Sanaa so long as planes were inspected in the airports of Aden or Sayun, which remain under its control, during the ongoing United Nations peace talks between the warring parties on Friday, according to Reuters. The Houthis rejected the proposal, but both sides are facing immense pressure to compromise due to the immense humanitarian costs of the war since thousands of civilians have already
From Iraq To Russia And Panama_ Even The U.S._ Not Everyone Praised George H.W. Bush
Article by WN .Com Correspondent Dallas Darling. History never repeats itself in the United States, but the imperial presidency does. As a result, not everyone praised President George H.W. Bush in his recent death. Nor did they consider him a “Great Man” or “Gentle Soul” as House Speaker Paul Ryan did. From Iraq to Russia and Panama, even the United States, some remembered him as “Mr. Embargo,” “The Butcher of Washington,” “A Yankee Bastard” and a leader who sent their sons and daughters abroad
2019 Grammy Award Nominations Announced In Los Angeles Early Today
The 2019 Grammy Award nominations were revealed earlier today in Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Times reported. Multiple nominations were announced for Drake, Brandi Carlile, Cardi B and the soundtracks to "Black Panther” and "A Star is Born." The 61st Grammy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here's a listing of all nominees for the awards: – WN.com , Jack Durschlag
Riots Break Out In Athens On 10th Anniversary Of Grigoropoulos Police Shooting
Greek police clashed with protesters on Thursday night in Athens after demonstrations to commemorate the 10th anniversary of a police shooting of a teenage boy that sparked some of the Mediterranean country's worst riots in decades, according to Al Jazeera. Hundreds turned out to march through central Athens to pay tribute to Alexandros Grigoropoulos, who was only 15 when he was shot dead in 2008. The police officer claimed he shot in the air to intimidate Grigoropoulos, but the bullet