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Indonesia to review early release of cleric linked to Bali bombings

Reuters - 4 hours 28 min ago
Indonesia is reviewing a decision to grant early release to a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, Abu Bakar Bashir, authorities said, after news of the plan provoked criticism.
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GOP to build a small-dollar donation system to compete with Democrats

Associated Press - 4 hours 59 min ago
Top Republican officials and aides to President Donald Trump have reached an agreement to overhaul the party's fundraising apparatus to create a centralized platform for small-dollar donations as Republicans race to close a massive online fundraising gap with Democrats.
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Greenland ice melt reaching tipping point, study finds

Associated Press - 5 hours 14 min ago
Climate change is causing Greenland's massive ice sheets to melt much faster than previously thought, a new study has found, and it may be "too late" to do anything about it.
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Democratic congressman calls Trump 'grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue'

Associated Press - 5 hours 19 min ago
The chairman of the House Democratic Caucus called President Donald Trump "the grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday.
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North Korean base serves as missile headquarters: think tank

Reuters - 5 hours 27 min ago
One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday.
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Body of slain journalist found in northwest Mexico

Reuters - 5 hours 59 min ago
The body of a slain journalist was found in northwestern Mexico, authorities said on Monday, adding to a long list of reporters who have fallen victim to record levels of violence in the country.
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Government worker who voted for Trump: I feel betrayed

Associated Press - 6 hours 2 min ago
CNN's Randi Kaye spoke to several federal workers not receiving a paycheck due to the now longest ever government shutdown.
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Chaperones on Kentucky high school trip defends students

Associated Press - 6 hours 12 min ago
Parents who chaperoned Kentucky high school students who were captured in a viral video mocking a Native American elder on a class trip are defending the teenagers.
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Cooper: Trump's 'TV lawyer' very good at muddying waters

Associated Press - 6 hours 35 min ago
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani's attempt to walk back a claim he previously made about Trump's knowledge of discussions about a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.
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Northern Ireland police say all three security alerts in Londonderry have ended

Reuters - 6 hours 42 min ago
The three security alerts in the city of Londonderry on Monday have ended, Northern Ireland police said early on Tuesday.
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As Taliban talks gather pace, Afghan women fear turning back clock

Reuters - 7 hours 32 sec ago
Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban's power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks.
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Twitter suspends account that helped ignite controversy over viral encounter

Associated Press - 7 hours 1 min ago
Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make America Great Again hats.
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Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast reaches 91, Pemex defends response

Reuters - 7 hours 18 min ago
The death toll from a fuel pipeline explosion in central Mexico last week rose to 91 on Monday as Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) defended its response to one of the deadliest incidents to hit the state-run oil company in years.
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Magnitude 6 quake hits Indonesia, no immediate reports of damage

Reuters - 7 hours 30 min ago
An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck south of the city of Raba on Indonesia's central island of Sumbawa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
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Nearly 300 federal workers recalled from furlough to perform different jobs

Associated Press - 7 hours 36 min ago
Nearly 300 furloughed Department of Homeland Security employees are being called back to work amid the longest government shutdown in history.
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Stressed out and at risk: Inside Uber's special investigations unit

Associated Press - 7 hours 59 min ago
The internal investigators tasked with keeping Uber safe were overworked, underpaid and at times emotionally traumatized as they struggled under the burden of nearly 1,200 cases every week, a confidential internal memo obtained by CNN says.
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