Tuesday December 11-th, 2018

European Union moves against Poland for its new court law European Union moves against Poland for its new court law

The move comes a day before a new law takes effect that forces the early retirement of almost 40 percent of the court's judges. Polish Supreme Court judges including the body's chief justice were set for a showdown with the European Union country's...

Senate intel committee concludes Putin personally approved meddling to aid Donald Trump

The House Intelligence Committee in March released their report into 2016 election meddling, finding that the small group of intelligence officials who made the assessment in January 2017 did not meet the appropriate evidentiary standard to make ...

Church puts Holy Family in cage to protest 'zero tolerance' Church puts Holy Family in cage to protest 'zero tolerance'

The protest comes about two weeks after Trump signed an executive order that halted his administration's policy of separating families at the border, but numerous children already separated before the order was signed have still not been reunited wit...

Merkel averts political collapse with a deal on migration Merkel averts political collapse with a deal on migration

Both sides hammered out "a truly good compromise. after a tough struggle and hard days", Merkel said on Monday, adding that it involved setting up holding and processing centres for asylum seekers near German borders . "The sum total of everythi...

U.S. seeks 'in vain' to divide Iranians U.S. seeks 'in vain' to divide Iranians

National Security Adviser John Bolton made similar comments at an NCRI rally past year, saying that they would be out of exile and ruling Iran before 2019, the report said. "We are not going to do business with the world's top sponsor of terrorism", ...

Police Surrounded Zlatko Sikorsky in Sunshine Coast, Negotiations Continue Police Surrounded Zlatko Sikorsky in Sunshine Coast, Negotiations Continue

The 34-year-old Queensland man is now facing 18 charges after he was initially charged with murder and misconduct with a corpse. Inspector Damien Hansen told reporters support for her relatives would be ongoing. A witness later told The Courier-Mai...

92-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting son in Arizona 92-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting son in Arizona

Anna Mae Blessing was taken into custody on Monday at the suburban Phoenix home she shared with her son and was being held in lieu of $500,000 bail, court officials said. Despite her age, Blessing is some way off becoming the oldest murderer in Amer...

Australian Bishop Sentenced to Year's Detention for Covering Up Child Sex Abuse Australian Bishop Sentenced to Year's Detention for Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson arrives for sentencing at Newcastle Local Court in Newcastle, on Tuesday. Abuse survivor Peter Creigh has said he wants Wilson locked up to send a message to religious leaders that institutional cover-ups will n...

China's new laser gun can zap you with a silent, carbonizing beam China's new laser gun can zap you with a silent, carbonizing beam

It would be able to "burn through clothes in a split second". In a report in the South China Morning Post , Chinese researchers say that the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is a fully portable "non-lethal" weapon that can burn hair , skin and signs, a...

Malaysian Man, 41, Termed Malaysian Man, 41, Termed "Child Predator" For Marrying 11-Year-Old Girl

According to the Child Act 2001, which was enacted to fulfil Malaysia's obligations under the CRC, a child is defined as a person under the age of 18 years. A marriage between a 41-year-old Malaysian Muslim man and an 11-year-old Thai girl prompted...

N.Korea Suspected of Expanding Missile Plant N.Korea Suspected of Expanding Missile Plant

New satellite images have shown how North Korea were adding the finishing touches on a ballistic missile factory at the same time that Kim Jong-un met with Donald Trump last month. State Department. The strategy paid off, according to many secu...

Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance on race in college admissions Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance on race in college admissions

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said in a statement that the Supreme Court's written decisions are a better source of information for navigating questions about affirmative action policies. President Obama's guidelines, put forward in 2011 and 20...

MACC chief: Viral list of recipients of 1MDB funds not from us MACC chief: Viral list of recipients of 1MDB funds not from us

The task force also said it is now determining the level of involvement by the relevant parties, and called for full cooperation. Civil lawsuits filed by the US Department of Justice allege that almost US$4.5 billion was misappropriated from 1MDB.

Homeowner catches bear in his hot tub, drinking margaritas Homeowner catches bear in his hot tub, drinking margaritas

Summer 2018 goals have been redefined thanks to a viral video showing a brown bear soaking in a hot tub and lapping up a margarita in the California sunshine. After the party animal took a dip , Hough said it knocked over the margarita he'd left ...

Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader

President Trump hosted the Prime Minister of the Netherlands at the White House Monday. "Well, just think about those cars that pour in here, and we'll do something, right?" President Donald Trump was called out on his statements regarding ta...

Putin happy for one-on-one Trump talks Putin happy for one-on-one Trump talks

A USA congressional delegation is meeting with senior Russian officials in St. Petersburg amid preparations for a summit between the nations' presidents. "I think that the resumption of dialogue between parliamentarians is going to be a very timely...

South Korean basketball players arrive for games in North

The White House has characterized ongoing meetings as positive but not commented on recent news reports of US intelligence assessments saying North Korea has been expanding its weapons capabilities. " Many good conversations with North Korea-it ...

UK government outlines new initiative for LGBT communities UK government outlines new initiative for LGBT communities

Some 40 per cent of respondents had experienced incidents such as verbal harassment or physical violence in the 12 months preceding the survey, but more than 90 per cent of them went unreported, with respondents explaining "it happens all the time".

Top French criminal Redoine Faid escapes prison by helicopter Top French criminal Redoine Faid escapes prison by helicopter

Two of the men reportedly burst into the visiting room while the third waited in the prison courtyard and watched over the helicopter pilot, a flying instructor whose chopper the men hijacked in a nearby airfield. Redoine Faid made his escape Sunday...

Here's how they'll get out Here's how they'll get out

They would be provided with four months of food, and there are plans to teach the trapped boys how to scuba dive. "[We will] prepare to send additional food to be sustained for at least four months and train all 13 to dive while continuing to dra...

Two workers shot at Kansas elementary school Two workers shot at Kansas elementary school

But later Tuesday afternoon, as the suspect was being taken to the county jail, he tried to escape from a police vehicle in the area of 127th Street and Antioch Road. 157th and Roe: Sunrise Point Elementary School where a man shot two people he was ...

Syria government takes most of Deraa in two-week offensive Syria government takes most of Deraa in two-week offensive

Syrian rebels meeting Russian officers in a southern Syrian town on Saturday said negotiations for a peace deal with the government ended in failure after they rejected Moscow's demands to surrender, their spokesman said, cited by Reuters ."The meet...

Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that he's concerned when Trump tweets that Russian Federation denies interfering in the USA elections. "I'm going to pick the right person". Here's why Roseanne says she has recei...

Facebook shares drop on report of widened probe on data scandal Facebook shares drop on report of widened probe on data scandal

According to the sources who spoke with the Chicago publication, the inquiry is examining whether the Capitol Hill testimony of CEO Mark Zuckerberg and public statements of other officials square with the facts of the case. As a reminder, Faceboo...

Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death

It is reported that the meetings were attended by the Deputy Prime Minister, David Lidington, the Minister Sajid Javid, the leader of the house of Commons (the lower house of Parliament) Andrea Ledsom and the Minister for Scotland, David Mandel.

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