January 2018


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Five killed in arson attack on Seoul motel

Author: AFPSat, 2018-01-20 05:41ID: 1516417350740880000SEOUL: Five people were killed and four others were hospitalized Saturday in an arson attack on a motel in downtown Seoul, police said.
A 53-year-old man who said he started the blaze was…


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Haiti’s killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN

Author: AFPSat, 2018-01-20 05:35ID: 1516416814370856400PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti’s killer cholera epidemic could be over this year, the United Nation’s children’s fund said on Friday, as the number of cases declines following the world’s most vir…




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US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan

Author: The Associated PressSat, 2018-01-20 03:00ID: 1516412439850681300UNITED NATIONS: The United States urged Pakistan on Friday not to give sanctuary to “terrorist organizations” — and Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration addres…





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What actually closes in a US government shutdown?

Author: AFPSat, 2018-01-20 02:28ID: 1516406342648147800WASHINGTON: Hundreds of thousands of US government defense workers, park rangers and business regulators could be temporarily out of work if Congress fails to pass a budget before a midni…