Saturday October 19-th, 2019

The Labor Day weekend forecast may start with rain The Labor Day weekend forecast may start with rain

Northeast wind at 2 to 5 miles per hour. More dry time than not is to be expected. Most of those two days will be dry with temperatures near or just above 80. Temperatures warm up to near seasonal highs today as they reach the middle 80s by this af...

'Hundreds of thousands' expected at #stopthecoup protests across the UK

Protests are planned in Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Bristol, Glasgow and Swansea, among more than 80 planned demonstrations due to take place over the next week. And the annual Westminster Canine of the 12 months competitors, becaus...

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of political division within U.S. Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of political division within U.S.

Under a contract signed before he joined the Trump administration, the book was described as largely dealing with Mattis' Marine career and leadership. Central Command and was doing research at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, where he has...

Turkish FM Says Iran Tanker Heading to Lebanese Waters, Not Port

The ship at that time had listed the Turkish port of Mersin as its destination. Meanwhile, Lebanon's Energy Minister Nada Boustani said in a statement that her country had not received a docking request from the tanker , nor has the Adrian Darya...

Taliban Attack Kunduz City; Heavy Clashes Ongoing

The security officials have shared a new video which purportedly shows the Afghan Special Forces engaging Taliban militants in a heavy firefight in Kunduz city. "Commando forces have arrived and are trying to repel the Taliban attacks". Mohammad Yu...

USA to 'keep a presence' in Afghanistan USA to 'keep a presence' in Afghanistan

The U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan formally ended in 2014, but air and other support continue for Afghan forces fighting the Taliban and an affiliate of the Islamic State group. The Taliban has refused to negotiate directly with the US -backed ...

Robert F Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan stabbed Robert F Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan stabbed

Kennedy to death in 1968, was wounded in a stabbing at a California prison on Friday, according to media reports. Kennedy, was hospitalized Friday after being stabbed by a fellow inmate at a San Diego prison. Sirhan was convicted of first-degree...

Trial in 9/11 case at Guantanamo gets an early 2021 start date Trial in 9/11 case at Guantanamo gets an early 2021 start date

The trial scheduling order which was signed by the military judge US Air Force Col. W. Shane Cohen says the January 2021 date was selected "to ensure a fair and expeditious processing of this case". The 9/11 attacks killed almost 3,000 people in New ...

Hurricane Dorian live cams stream the storm from Florida Hurricane Dorian live cams stream the storm from Florida

NHC posted an update Friday afternoon on the hurricane menacing the USA mainland, stating that it is now a "major hurricane". As of Friday, August 30, Dorian was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane. NASA is preparing to protect critical hardware a...

Trump denies U.S. involvement with failed Iranian missile explosion Trump denies U.S. involvement with failed Iranian missile explosion

He referred to the Safir, an Iranian satellite launch vehicle previously used at the same site, from which Iran was reportedly attempting to launch the Nahid-1 satellite into space. Trump has offered to hold talks with Iran but Tehran says first it m...

NY Times: Trump Assistant Resigns After 'Breach of Trust' NY Times: Trump Assistant Resigns After 'Breach of Trust'

Because she's the person", the Washington Post reported Trump saying during conversations with author Bob Woodward last September. Westerhout, although not in the public eye as much as, say, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway or Rudy Giu...

Japan takes on China with a planned $20 billion investment in Africa Japan takes on China with a planned $20 billion investment in Africa

In this way, Japan wants to avoid creating the kinds of challenges introduced with some foreign infrastructure investments. The 64-year-old Japanese administrator also warned that African countries should be wary of being neck-deep in debt saying: ...

Ukraine president proposes Honcharuk as new PM, Prystaiko as foreign minister Ukraine president proposes Honcharuk as new PM, Prystaiko as foreign minister

Vadim Prystayko has been appointed Foreign Minister. Honcharuk, who has only three months' experience of government in Zelenskiy's administration, pledged economic improvements and an end to corruption when addressing parliament. In May 2019, he wa...

Boris Johnson warns MPs: don't damage chance of Brexit deal Boris Johnson warns MPs: don't damage chance of Brexit deal

In the eye of the Brexit maelstrom, though, Johnson was under mounting pressure: opponents in parliament were plotting to tear up his Brexit plans or topple his government, while his suspension of parliament was under scrutiny in the courts.

500th Episode: NRC Part 1 - Who counts as a citizen in India? 500th Episode: NRC Part 1 - Who counts as a citizen in India?

Those born after December 3, 2004, won't be included in NRC if any of the parents is a doubtful voter, declared foreigner by a tribunal, or is contesting the case. The process of updation of NRC is being conducted by the Registrar General of India. ...

Colorado Woman Suing Denver Jail After Giving Birth in Cell Colorado Woman Suing Denver Jail After Giving Birth in Cell

Sanchez has filed a federal lawsuit against the City and County of Denver and six individuals. And the court doesn't just have to take Sanchez at her word-according to USA Today , there's footage of the entire event. She said the memory of giv...

China denies visa, expelling Wall Street Journal reporter China denies visa, expelling Wall Street Journal reporter

Those credentials expired Friday. "We can confirm that Chinese authorities have declined to renew Chun Han's press credentials". But the decision amounted to the first time in recent memory that the Chinese government has effectively turfed out a r...

Dead, 810000 Ordered To Evacuate As Storm Hits Japan Dead, 810000 Ordered To Evacuate As Storm Hits Japan

Local police in the the city of Takeo in Saga Prefecture said a man was killed after being found in his vehicle after it was swept away on a road by floodwaters. Allegedly, during evacuation, two people drowned in their cars whilst another man was sw...

Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new waivers Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new waivers

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is set to visit IL amid rising tensions between farmers and President Donald Trump's administration. Also, farmers are angry that the Republican administration ordered increased blending of corn-based ethanol i...

Russian firm sues Boeing over Max plane Russian firm sues Boeing over Max plane

The Miami-based lawyer for the leasing company said Tuesday it is the first lawsuit filed against Boeing by a Max customer. Avia ordered 35 Max 8 jets from Boeing before they were grounded worldwide in March, and now it wants the order canceled.

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles' brother charged in Cleveland triple homicide Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles' brother charged in Cleveland triple homicide

Devaughn Gibson , 23, DelVaunte Johnson , 19, Toshon Banks , 21, have been every shot a number of occasions and pronounced useless after the gunfire. He has been charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury. Accordin...

Brazil puts 60-day ban on land-clearing fires in Amazon rainforest Brazil puts 60-day ban on land-clearing fires in Amazon rainforest

President Jair Bolsonaro signed the decree on Wednesday, days after announcing he would deploy military troops to help fight the blazes. Most maddening is Brazil's at-times lackadaisical attitude toward the inferno - actually a collection of mo...

Hong Kong pro-democracy group says Joshua Wong arrested Hong Kong pro-democracy group says Joshua Wong arrested

Wong was walking to the South Horizons MTR station when "he was forcefully pushed into a private minivan on the street", his political party Demosisto , which advocates for greater democracy, tweeted. A website with ties to the Chinese communist par...

FM confirms arrest of Chinese-born Australian writer for spying FM confirms arrest of Chinese-born Australian writer for spying

In Beijing, China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said Yang is suspected of engaging in criminal activities that endanger the country's security. "I'd like to stress that China is a nation with the rule of law and Australia should earnestly respect Chi...

No 'gay gene,' but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior No 'gay gene,' but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

Their findings indicate that like personality and other complex human traits, the behaviour is influenced by a combination of genetic and environmental elements. "Genetics is less than half of this story for sexual behavior but it's still a very imp...

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