Saturday December 14-th, 2019

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1.7 million' take part in Hong Kong protests ' 1.7 million' take part in Hong Kong protests

The overwhelming turnout brought traffic in the dense city center to a standstill. While police granted approval for the rally, they didn't approve an accompanying march. "We hope we can show the world that Hong Kong people can be totally peacefu...

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit

The leaking of Operation Yellowhammer documents is an attempt to undermine upcoming European Union negotiations, DUP leader Arlene Foster has said. He added that the backstop - agreed in Theresa May's withdrawal agreement with the hope of maint...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel

In response to this capitulatory note, Deri announced Friday morning that the Israeli government would allow Tlaib to visit the West Bank , provided that she "live up to her promise and that the visit will only be for humanitarian needs", i.e., th...

Trump talked of buying Greenland for US Trump talked of buying Greenland for US

Greenland is a self-governing region of Denmark, which colonised the 772,000 square-mile (two-million square kilometre) island in the 18th century, and is home to only about 57,000 people, most of whom belong to the indigenous Inuit community.

European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery’ European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery’

Juncker had been troubled by a bad back over the past years. Gallbladder removal surgery is a common procedure, according to the U.K.'s NHS website, which says an operation to take it out is often recommended if any problems with it develop.

Jeremy Corbyn urged to prove he has backing to be PM

Dominic Grieve has already ruled about making Mr Corbyn Prime Minister and imagining other Tory Remainers doing so is a fanciful notion, as Ms Swinson has rightly pointed out herself. It will be the Labour leader's second meeting with the President a...

'No surprise' over leaked Brexit report - O'Neill 'No surprise' over leaked Brexit report - O'Neill

British media reported on Saturday the Prime Minister Boris Johnson would use his trips to France and Germany this week to tell European leaders that British parliament can not stop Brexit, and urge them to agree to restart negotiations within to...

Woman who thought she had kidney stones gives birth to triplets

Dannette was eventually rushed to the hospital where she thought she would undergo surgery for kidney stones seeing as she had suffered from it before. "They got the portable heart monitor and did an ultrasound and said there's possibly twins". Doc...

Witnesses say man shot waiter dead over sandwich at Paris restaurant Witnesses say man shot waiter dead over sandwich at Paris restaurant

A witness said: "He got very agitated and flew into a awful rage that his sandwich wasn't being made fast enough". Ambulance crews tried to save the 28-year-old waiter, who had been shot in the shoulder, but he died at the scene. Police told AFP ...

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashes Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashes

Jordan, the only Arab country apart from Egypt to have a peace agreement with the Jewish state, supervises Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem. The ministry reiterated Jordan's condemnation and rejection of Israel's continued violations against al-Aq...

Boris Johnson adamant United Kingdom parliament can not halt Brexit

She added: "The consequences of a no-deal Brexit will result in a hard border which threatens our hard won peace and undermines the political and economic progress of the past 21 years enjoyed across the whole island". The revelation comes in what T...

Pakistan activates all diplomatic channels to resolve Kashmir issue: Lodhi Pakistan activates all diplomatic channels to resolve Kashmir issue: Lodhi

After failing to censure India at United Nations Security Council, baffled Pakistan government has called a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss its future plan of action on Kashmir issue . For 30 years in the part of Kashmir that it controls...

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible today Strong to severe thunderstorms possible today

And with a substantial heat index value today and tomorrow , the National Weather Service at State College warns the risk of heat stress and heat-related illnesses is on the rise. It will be partly cloudy Monday and continued hot and humid with a ...

Jihadi Jack: Isis fighter stripped of British citizenship by Home Office Jihadi Jack: Isis fighter stripped of British citizenship by Home Office

He was imprisoned upon being captured by Kurdish forces while attempting to flee to Turkey in May of 2017. Letts' parents, John Letts and Sally Lane, were found guilty in June for funding terrorism when they tried to send him money. "Terrorism know...

3 rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel 3 rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel

Emergency response personnel arrive at a home in Sderot where metal shrapnel landed following a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip on August 17, 2019. The Israeli military said three rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, two of which had been...

Defiant Iran prepares for oil tanker to leave Gibraltar with Indian crew Defiant Iran prepares for oil tanker to leave Gibraltar with Indian crew

Its previous name, "Grace 1", had been painted over. The vessel, which had been Panama flagged, has been re-flagged under the flag of Iran and is free to leave after the Gibraltar government confirmed that it would not be able to seek a court det...

Leaked Docs: UK Faces Vast Shortages in No-Deal Brexit

Mr Johnson has insisted the most controversial element of the UK-EU's current Brexit deal - the Irish backstop to prevent a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland - must be removed, but the demand has been dismissed by officials in...

Police officer killed while investigating 'burglary' died of multiple injuries Police officer killed while investigating 'burglary' died of multiple injuries

Forensic investigators have erected two white tents at the scene and been collecting items from road and taking photographs. The Home Secretary has demanded a crackdown on criminals assaulting police officers, as new figures showed that the average...

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions

And, on the back of two recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, the president addressed gun violence - blaming mental illness. Later on Thursday at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Trump said it was necessary to consider building new in...

Indonesian President seeks people's support for new capital Indonesian President seeks people's support for new capital

Indonesian leader Joko Widodo said Friday he would press on with plans to move the nation's capital and roll out measures to kickstart Southeast Asia's biggest economy as it feels the sting of slowing global growth. Improving inadequate infrastructur...

Slum fire leaves 50,000 homeless in Bangladesh Slum fire leaves 50,000 homeless in Bangladesh

Many houses had plastic roofs, which helped the flames to spread. Authorities eventually got the blaze under control and no-one was killed , although several people had minor injuries, firefighters said. A pall of gloom descended upon the resident...

UN says second attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned UN says second attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned

According to UNHCR, the Bangladesh government shared the names of Rohingya approved for repatriation with the United Nations agency on 8 August. But though Myanmar has agreed to take back Rohingyas whose residence in Rakhine could be verified, th...

Italian minister allows child migrants to disembark rescue vessel Italian minister allows child migrants to disembark rescue vessel

Footage released on Friday shows migrants stranded on the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea, as the standoff over the sharing out of migrants dragged on. Open Arms chief Oscar Camps warned Saturday that the group couldn't guarant...

Baby ‘Mariam dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach Baby ‘Mariam dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

An autopsy showed that pieces of plastic caused obstructions in baby dugong's intestine tract, leading to inflammation and gas build-up. Mariam had been under the care of Thai authorities who fed her milk and sea grass, before releasing her back ...

Ken Clarke says he 'wouldn't object' to being caretaker PM Ken Clarke says he 'wouldn't object' to being caretaker PM

Plans for a £138 million communications drive include advertisements setting out the advantages of the United Kingdom being free to strike its own trade deals after leaving the EU. Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labour Party, wants a caretaker...

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