Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Boris Johnson warns colleagues to help get Brexit done

Such a motion would require the support of two-thirds of MPs to pass and could lead to the first UK-wide poll not to be held on a Thursday since 1931. Tory rebels have been warned those who support the move would be expelled from the party and dese...

Japan Starts Controversial Annual Dolphin Hunt Japan Starts Controversial Annual Dolphin Hunt

The practice has drawn criticism from animal-rights groups in Japan and across the globe. Having resumed commercial whaling , Tokyo says it will hunt whales in nearby waters and within its exclusive economic zone. Japan notified the US on December...

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa unacceptable -Twitter Users Xenophobic attacks in South Africa unacceptable -Twitter Users

The ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans have taken a new turn as a new report confirms that properties, including cars belonging to Nigerians have been set on fire. "We are hungry and angry", Zungu told AFP. The Nigerian and...

United Kingdom prime minister doesn't want election amid Brexit crisis

But the decision to prorogue parliament has infuriated opposition lawmakers and some Tory rebels, who are now scrambling to find ways to change the law to force the Johnson government to delay the UK's departure and prevent a hard, chaotic exit.

Hurricane Dorian downgraded to Category 4, winds still gusting at 150 miles per hour Hurricane Dorian downgraded to Category 4, winds still gusting at 150 miles per hour

It's likely to remain a Category 4 hurricane as it approaches the continental USA, but is still "extremely unsafe", the NHC says. The hurricane is moving slowly westwards and may hit areas of the eastern USA seaboard. ET on Monday, Sept. 2. "Wh...

Fort Smith police attempt to rescue Debra Stevens Fort Smith police attempt to rescue Debra Stevens

I don't want to die!" She also said into the phone, "I have an emergency - a severe emergency". Horrific 911 audio has revealed a dispatcher lecturing a distraught woman who feared for her life about driving into flood waters and putting hersel...

Brexit: Boris Johnson urges MPs to back him to avoid election

Asked if Mr Johnson was planning an election, his spokesman said: "He has been asked this on many, many occasions and his answer has always been that he doesn't want there to be an election". The PM said he was "encouraged by the progress we are maki...

Amy-Lee de Jager kidnapping: 'Grandfather believes she was targeted' Amy-Lee de Jager kidnapping: 'Grandfather believes she was targeted'

Four men kidnapped the child in front of the Gauteng school at around 07:40 on Monday, loaded her into a white Toyota Fortuner and drove off with her. Laerskool Kollegepark meanwhile has posted a picture of the little girl on its Facebook page asking...

Hezbollah chief says 'no more red lines' against Israel Hezbollah chief says 'no more red lines' against Israel

A Hezbollah terror cell fired several Kornet precision-guided missiles at an IDF ambulance and a military base near Moshav Avivim, located less than a kilometer from Israel's northern border along the worldwide Blue Line. The IDF's Northern Command h...

Young boy dies in Dublin road accident Young boy dies in Dublin road accident

The man driving the vehicle is reported to be in his 30s and was also taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Health and Safety Authority has been notified and garda collision investigators attended the scene. Local Councillor Mar...

Boris Johnson to make Brexit statement

Mr Johnson added that if MPs voted to delay Brexit they would "plainly chop the legs out from under the United Kingdom position and make any further negotiation absolutely impossible". British Prime Minster Boris Johnson is getting tough with m...

One dead, six injured in France knife attack involving BBQ roasting spit One dead, six injured in France knife attack involving BBQ roasting spit

The authorities further added that the attack claimed the life of a 19-year-old man. The official wouldn't give details and says the motive for the violence in the suburb of Villeurbanne is unknown. A suspect carrying a knife was arrested while aut...

Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII Poland marks 80th anniversary of WWII

The ceremonies to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of the world's bloodiest conflict gathered about 40 delegations in Warsaw on Sunday, including Pence, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Disney says staff is safe on Bahama’s Castaway Cay Disney says staff is safe on Bahama’s Castaway Cay

News of the Disney workers being left on the island spread after a sister of one of the workers vented her anger at the company on Twitter . Green has since deleted the Twitter thread and did not respond to messages from The Miami Herald .

Iran says it closes gaps with France in talks on nuclear deal Iran says it closes gaps with France in talks on nuclear deal

It has been threatening to take a third step in reducing its commitments to the deal after already increasing its uranium enrichment and stockpile. The comments from Ali Rabiei reinforced the deadline Iran had set for Friday for Europe to offer i...

US envoy shows draft of US-Taliban deal to Afghan leaders US envoy shows draft of US-Taliban deal to Afghan leaders

A spokesman for Ministry of Defense, Fawad Aman, rejected the claims of civilian casualties in Garziwan airstrikes and said a probe team has been assigned to investigate the incident. A Kabul government spokesman, Feroz Bashari, said the officials wi...

Kemp to order mandatory evacuation Monday for those east of I-95

At least 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate in three US states beginning Monday ahead of Hurricane Dorian , a slow-moving Category 5 storm now raging over the Bahamas. It is moving westwards and is projected to hit or skirt areas along ...

Dodging raindrops Sunday and part of Labor Day, but not a washout Dodging raindrops Sunday and part of Labor Day, but not a washout

Temps in the mid 90s with dewpoints in the mid 60s Wednesday through Thursday ". Northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. East southeast wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Monday: Partly sunny, High 94. Northwest wind 5 to 1...

Thousands protest British PM Johnson's move to suspend parliament

About 2,000 people gathered outside 10. Parts of central London were brought to a standstill, as people chanted: " Boris Johnson , shame on you". "A sign read: "#StopTheCoup. The current Parliamentary session, which started on June 21, 2017 wit...

Eurydice Dixon: Australian jailed for 'evil' park murder

In his brief statement, Jeremy Dixon did not comment on the length of Todd's sentence. Todd will be eligible for parole after 35 years. Eurydice Dixon, 22, was strangled after performing comedy in central Melbourne in June 2018. She had been walk...

Satellite Trump tweeted about undamaged: Iran Satellite Trump tweeted about undamaged: Iran

According to the image Trump tweeted, there was damage and scorching to the gantry service tower, the mobile-erector-launcher, a propellant burner trailer and two support vehicles. Teheran denies the USA accusation that such activity is a cover for b...

Italy PM hopes to have new government by Wednesday - Italianmedia Italy PM hopes to have new government by Wednesday - Italianmedia

The parties, former foes who have agreed to govern together to prevent Italy going to early elections, were tentatively up-beat after the policy discussions, which were also attended by premier-designate Giuseppe Conte. "Italy needs a government that...

RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Back in Prison After Stabbing, Claims Random Attack RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Back in Prison After Stabbing, Claims Random Attack

The inmate was found with stab wound injuries and taken from the prison in Otay Mesa to a hospital for care. The victim, whose condition is stable, was not named in the statement. He died a day later. Sirhan was convicted of murdering presidentia...

Kenya: Several dead after floods at Hell's Gate National Park Kenya: Several dead after floods at Hell's Gate National Park

Two survivors from the group alerted park rangers, who sent out a search party, AFP news agency reported. A police report seen by the Nation says the seven victims were in a group of 13 local and foreign tourists on an excursion inside the Ol-Jor...

Two New Zealanders killed in plane crash in the Philippines Two New Zealanders killed in plane crash in the Philippines

Deadly light aircraft crashes are not unusual in the Philippines, where small planes are used to hop between the archipelago's numerous islands. A New Zealand couple were apparently onboard the medical evacuation flight that crashed in the Philippi...

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