Saturday July 20-th, 2019

Elderly Protest In Solidarity With Hong Kong's Young Demonstrators Elderly Protest In Solidarity With Hong Kong's Young Demonstrators

Tam also said she has sympathises with the police, and blamed government inaction for the conflicts between protesters and police officers. "There is clearly a lack of leadership at key moments and a sense that there is not enough support from the ...

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen

Somali-born Omar and three other non-white Democrat Congresswomen - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib - have been criticised by Donald Trump recently in a series of "racist" tweets. Trump's allies distanced themselves from...

Despite power-sharing deal, Sudanese march for June 3 martyrs Despite power-sharing deal, Sudanese march for June 3 martyrs

Tensions between the generals and protesters surged after a deadly 3 June raid against a weeks-long Khartoum sit-in that left at least 100 demonstrators dead. The deal was meant to be signed days after its announcement, but was thrown into doubt by...

Donald Trump Optimistic Boris Johnson Can Straighten Out Brexit Donald Trump Optimistic Boris Johnson Can Straighten Out Brexit

Four cabinet ministers, including Chancellor Philip Hammond, abstained, while 17 Tory MPs rebelled against the government. The U.K.is due to leave the bloc on October 31, and both men vying to take over as prime minister next week, Boris Johnson ...

House Passes Measures To Block Saudi Arms Sales House Passes Measures To Block Saudi Arms Sales

The US legislature has previously been critical of Riyadh, especially after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing and the mounting death toll in Yemen. He said the USA needs to push back on Iran by supporting its allies in the region and helping the...

Hackers post freakish series of tweets on Met Police account Hackers post freakish series of tweets on Met Police account

In the early hours of Saturday, after apparently regaining control of its output, Scotland Yard said it believed the "security issue" related exclusively to the external service the Met's press bureau uses to issue news releases. An investigation i...

Saudi Arabia to host USA troops Saudi Arabia to host USA troops

Tensions with Iran have spiked since May when the Trump administration said it had detected increased Iranian preparations for possible attacks on United States forces and interests in the Gulf area. Trump reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran that h...

United States sanctions 12 entities, individuals linked to Irans nuclear program United States sanctions 12 entities, individuals linked to Irans nuclear program

Iran warned to increase uranium enrichment if European signatories do not ease sanction on its banking and oil sectors. This week, Zarif criticized US foreign policies and told reporters during his visit to the United Nations headquarters in NY th...

American citizen charged with becoming ISIS 'emir': Authorities American citizen charged with becoming ISIS 'emir': Authorities

He's expected to make his first appearance in court later Friday afternoon in Brooklyn. USA prosecutors have charged a NY man with fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, a...

Passengers panic as man climbs Azman Air aircraft at Lagos Airport Passengers panic as man climbs Azman Air aircraft at Lagos Airport

An amateur video posted online showed that the man eventually climbed the top of the plane and sent passengers into a panic. After beating security on duty to gain access to the apron, the man climbed the parked aircraft through the dude to hang ...

Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference

Smith, the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, required training on international religious freedom for all foreign service officers. "Is that consistent with the guarantee of religious belief that is found directly in the Chinese co...

Trump Campaign Mocked for Selling $15 Straws to Own the Libs Trump Campaign Mocked for Selling $15 Straws to Own the Libs

According to the official Twitter for the Trump campaign, supporters of the president can buy a 10-pack of "laser engraved" plastic straws with the word "Trump" on them. The straws say "TRUMP" on one end. However, some have complained that biodegra...

Stay Safe in the Heat Wave

A Heat Advisory for a good portion of the mountains will go into effect Friday at noon and last until 8 p.m. Saturday . Never leave anyone, including pets, in a closed, parked vehicle, as temperatures inside can reach over 150 degrees quickly, r...

Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court

During a press conference in Pristina on Friday, Haradinaj said that the government will continue to perform its duties, promising to notify all relevant institutions of his decision. Thaci and parliament speaker Kadri Veseli are also ex-KLA commande...

Bernie Campaign Employees Demand Wages, Healthcare He's Been Promising Country Bernie Campaign Employees Demand Wages, Healthcare He's Been Promising Country

To be fair to Fox & Friends, that Washington Post article also fails to mention the specifics of Sanders' bill , or to fact-check the campaign workers' claim of "poverty" wages. The union, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400, issued its o...

Man behind ‘Area 51’ page ‘terrified’ of what he’s created Man behind ‘Area 51’ page ‘terrified’ of what he’s created

After decades of government officials refusing to acknowledge Area 51, the Central Intelligence Agency released declassified documents in 2013 referring to the 8,000-square mile installation by name and locating it on a map near the dry Groom Lake be...

Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar; over 1 crore affected, 114 dead Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar; over 1 crore affected, 114 dead

The homeowner, Motilal, who also runs a shop next door, left the house with his family as soon as they spotted the tiger come through. The picture, tweeted by the Wildlife Trust India, showed the helplessness of the animals enduring the wrath of ...

Frenchman recognizes his amputated leg in picture from cigarettes pack Frenchman recognizes his amputated leg in picture from cigarettes pack

After purchasing a pack of rolling tobacco in Luxembourg, he recognized scars and traces of burns on the close-up image, and soon chose to raise the issue with family members, who confirmed his suspicion. His lawyer is contacting the European Commis...

Southwest Airlines cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights through early November Southwest Airlines cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights through early November

While Boeing warned that the timing of a return to service could change, the estimate of fourth-quarter approval was in line with recent schedule changes by the model's U.S. Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bi...

Australian man, U.S. woman killed in double homicide in northern BC Australian man, U.S. woman killed in double homicide in northern BC

It's being reported widely in Australia that homicide detectives from that country are helping with the investigation. Police also found an older, blue minivan with Alberta plates at the scene. Officials couldn't immediately say whether public safe...

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness

He became the 200th member of the FDNY to succumb to a 9/11-related illness. "They didn't hesitate to run into danger", wrote de Blasio . They stayed until the work was done. His death came just one day after the death of Kevin Nolan, a almost 20-...

Indian bartender jailed for decade over killing of British girl in Goa Indian bartender jailed for decade over killing of British girl in Goa

D'Souza's sentencing comes after an 11-year battle for justice by Scarlett's mother. Justice RD Dhanuka stressed on the fact that Goa had its own law to protect children, which made it more significant to set an example that the state was child-frien...

77-Year-Old Freed from Prison in 2014 Convicted of Second Murder 77-Year-Old Freed from Prison in 2014 Convicted of Second Murder

A crime he spent 25 years in prison for. Flick was freed in 2004 - only to be sent back to jail in 2010 for assaulting another woman. Flick will most likely never be released from prison. After getting out, he relocated to the Lewiston area. The ...

Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker

Iran has vowed to respond to what it calls Britain's "piracy" over the seizure of the tanker and warned of reciprocal measures. On the same day, a British warship prevented three Iranian navy vessels from obstructing the course of a British tanker ...

Cape residents think the army deployed to wrong place Cape residents think the army deployed to wrong place

Ramaphosa told lawmakers the soldiers would support police "to restore law and maintain order in communities that are being terrorised by gangsterism" and tackle "the most extreme incidents of violent crime". "When I first saw the army vans passing b...

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