Saturday December 14-th, 2019

Hurricane and Tropical Storm could be heading to Ireland in next week Hurricane and Tropical Storm could be heading to Ireland in next week

According to N.H.C.'s 5:00 a.m. advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Karen was located by the San Juan Doppler radar near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 65.8 West. "We have another formation behind this too that is tracking northward and hopefully ...

Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case: Here’s why that matters Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case: Here’s why that matters

Google won the backing of the ECJ court adviser Maciej Szpunar earlier this year, who said the right to be forgotten should only be enforced in Europe and not globally. But now we have a ruling: The EU "right to be forgotten" does not apply outside...

European Union will assess court rulings on Starbucks, Fiat tax cases - Vestager

Starbucks also welcomed the ruling, saying it had not received any special tax treatment from the Netherlands and that it "pays all of its taxes wherever they are due". While the amounts at stake - about 30 million euros each for Starbucks and Fiat -...

Rouhani says Iran resists sanctions, drives USA Rouhani says Iran resists sanctions, drives USA "desperate"

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement, which has been battling a Saudi-led military coalition that includes the UAE, has claimed responsibility for the strikes. "A negotiation has to be for a reason, for an outcome, not just for a handshake". He has c...

Italian man shot dead by son during boar hunting - Foreign Italian man shot dead by son during boar hunting - Foreign

The two men were stalking the boar separately in the thick bush of Sicignano degli Alburni, a town outside Salerno, on Sunday, Italian daily Il Piccolo reported . In the wake of the shooting former tourism minister Michela Vittoria Brambilla, who ...

Train companies set to support stranded Thomas Cook passengers Train companies set to support stranded Thomas Cook passengers

Tui has fared somewhat better than Thomas Cook, however, because the bulk of its profits come from its own hotels and cruise ships, giving it more control and higher profit margins. However, repatriation flights will only be operating for the next tw...

Boeing to pay bereaved 737 families $144500 each Boeing to pay bereaved 737 families $144500 each

The 737 Max has been grounded since March, as investigators evaluate the airplane's safety following the fatal crashes. Boeing has said that it expects to receive regulatory approval early in the fourth quarter for the plane to resume service.

President Trump issues President Trump issues "global call to protect religious freedom" at United Nations

The climate summit was a centerpiece of this year's United Nations schedule. It was not on Trump's schedule but he stopped by for about 15 minutes to observe. Over the past week, Trump has tightened economic sanctions on Iran and ordered more US tr...

No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact

Iran, however, ruled out the possibility of negotiating a new deal. Joining the USA in accusing Iran for the drone attacks, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a joint ...

Article 370 was ‘nasoor’, gave birth to terrorism in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh Article 370 was ‘nasoor’, gave birth to terrorism in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Around thousands of schools and temples, which were closed down over the years in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of terrorism, will be re-opened, informed Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday. When Modi Ji passes throug...

Suicidal Dad Jumps onto Subway Tracks Holding 5-Year-Old Daughter Suicidal Dad Jumps onto Subway Tracks Holding 5-Year-Old Daughter

Dramatic cell-phone video shows the moment a 5-year-old girl crawls out from under a Bronx subway auto that her suicidal dad had just fatally leaped in front of - with her cradled in his arms. Cellphone video by station platform onlookers showed th...

Howdy Modi: Trump's speech wins Modi's standing ovation Howdy Modi: Trump's speech wins Modi's standing ovation

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma criticised the slogan, accusing Modi of violating the "time-honoured principle of Indian foreign policy of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country". The New York Times article said, "President...

Indonesia haze: Why has the sky turned red? What is Rayleigh scattering? Indonesia haze: Why has the sky turned red? What is Rayleigh scattering?

Fires in Indonesia annually create a smoky haze than can end up blanketing the entire South East Asian region, but this year's haze levels have been some of the worst in years. Jakarta has deployed thousands of troops as temporary fire fighters and u...

Climate change accelerating in past five years - WMO Climate change accelerating in past five years - WMO

Levels of carbon-dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have also increased to record levels, which means further warming is already inevitable, according to the WMO. Under the worldwide Paris Agreement, countries committed to curbing t...

Key EU countries agree on sea migrant redistribution scheme Key EU countries agree on sea migrant redistribution scheme

Italy now has a more pro-EU government which has stopped refusing entry to migrant vessels, while Salvini has been sidelined into opposition. Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports. At an informal meeting of foreign and interior ministers in Paris in J...

Trump to form group for workplace religious freedom Trump to form group for workplace religious freedom

The climate summit was a centerpiece of this year's United Nations schedule. An estimated 11 Christians are killed every day for "following the teachings of Christ", Trump said. "We can know a lot before the summit takes place", he said. Trump co...

Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during almost four decades of rule that impoverished his country, died on Sept 6. aged 95 in Singapore. The revelation may give credence to a claim made in 2008 by former central bank gove...

Donald Trump Reveals One Thing He Agreed with Barack Obama About Donald Trump Reveals One Thing He Agreed with Barack Obama About

In his acceptance speech, Obama noted that it was unusual that he was receiving the prize at the beginning of his presidential term. Earlier this year, it was reported that Trump was nominated by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and at least two ...

Two-year-old girl dies 'after babysitter leaves her in hot car' Two-year-old girl dies 'after babysitter leaves her in hot car'

The couple had tried for children numerous times, but their efforts repeatedly ended in heartbreak. Her parents say they had given up hope of ever having children before Zariah was born. "I slammed on my brakes and pulled over". Brooks, 41, of Ho...

Violence and chaos spreads through Hong Kong as protests enter 16th week Violence and chaos spreads through Hong Kong as protests enter 16th week

However, the focus of the protest was in Sha Tin's New Town Plaza, a shopping mall , which was occupied by thousands of protesters on Sunday. Orange tape blocked the turnstiles at the empty Kowloon station, and police clutching riot helmets greete...

France, Germany, UK blame Iran for Aramco attack France, Germany, UK blame Iran for Aramco attack

But Iranian officials lamed the Houthi rebels in Yemen, who have claimed responsibility. The three governments said: 'It is clear for us that Iran bears responsibility for this attack. "We haven't received any requests this time, yet, for a meeti...

British-Pakistani couple caught smuggling heroin worth Rs380 million British-Pakistani couple caught smuggling heroin worth Rs380 million

The couple were arrested at Sialkot International Airport. A British couple of Pakistani origin were found at the Sialkot worldwide airport attempting to smuggle heroin worth Rs380 million out of Pakistan on Saturday. The cost of the seized heroin ...

Yes, cats really do bond with people, study says Yes, cats really do bond with people, study says

Watch out, Rover - cats also have what it takes to be man's best friend. Cats may sometimes seem aloof, contrary and utterly nonplussed by humans, but it turns out that might not be the full story. In the test, cats were placed in an unknown room w...

Macron To Meet Trump, Rouhani To Push Mediation Efforts Macron To Meet Trump, Rouhani To Push Mediation Efforts

French President Emmanuel Macron, in particular, has been trying to lead Trump back to a deal and has suggested that the U.S. president meet with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations meetings. Jacques Hamel by Isla...

Court to rule on Parliament suspension on Tuesday Court to rule on Parliament suspension on Tuesday

He has vowed to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 with or without a divorce deal, a stance opposed by a majority of lawmakers. The unprecedented legal challenge to the powers of the prime minister shows how the political infighti...

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