Sunday August 19-th, 2018

Australia’s public broadcaster banned from Pacific forum

But the government of Nauru ignored those efforts, releasing an inflammatory public statement on Monday banning the ABC from setting foot on the island "under any circumstances", claiming it had shown a "lack of respect" to Nauru's president .

USA does not recognise 'Russia's attempt to annex Crimea' USA does not recognise 'Russia's attempt to annex Crimea'

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. According to the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders, the USA does not recognize the illegal annexation of the Ukrainian Peninsula. Wade is settled law. One day before Sanders' briefing, Tru...

Japanese doomsday cult leader Chizuo Matsumoto EXECUTED Japanese doomsday cult leader Chizuo Matsumoto EXECUTED

Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas in the central Tokyo subway trains are carried into St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo on March 20, 1995. and many other countries, but Aleph and Hikari no Wa are both legal in Japan , alth...

A Ukraine economist on the perils of Trump's Putin policy A Ukraine economist on the perils of Trump's Putin policy

The two will meet alone, before being joined by their advisers for an extended. They have met just twice before, on the sidelines past year - the G20 summit in July and the APEC conference in Vietnam four months later . Kay Bailey Hutchison, the U...

Travel YouTubers Died After Falling Off Waterfall in Canada Travel YouTubers Died After Falling Off Waterfall in Canada

Mounties have been contacting the families of the missing people, but aren't releasing their names. "Specialized RCMP and SAR teams are already on site this morning". Squamish Mayor Patricia Heintzman said in an interview she hoped the increasing n...

Mother Teresa's charity sold babies: Indian police

Authorities in IN shut down a Mother Teresa charity shelter after one of the nuns reportedly sold a newborn baby for profit. A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for questioning in this connecti...

United Kingdom police hunt for source of Novichok United Kingdom police hunt for source of Novichok

Members of the media stand outside a police cordon. "He's a sweetheart basically". Ms Sturgess and Ms Rowley spent several hours on Friday in the Queen Elizabeth Gardens in central Salisbury, a mile and a quarter from Mr Skripal's home. Mother-of-t...

As tariffs loom, China state media slams Trump's 'gang of hoodlums' As tariffs loom, China state media slams Trump's 'gang of hoodlums'

In an attempt to persuade the Trump administration to step back, Beijing officials said yesterday that $20 billion of Chinese products set to be targeted by the U.S. Xi's government has expressed confidence China can hold out against USA pressure, ...

Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district

In recent months, black people have found themselves the subjects of 911 calls over mundane and innocuous activities, like napping. Bynum said she understood the woman's concerns but felt the woman could have tried talking to her first or conta...

JK Rowling Mocks Trump For Spelling Error In Brutal Twitter Roast JK Rowling Mocks Trump For Spelling Error In Brutal Twitter Roast

Critics responded to the tweet by pointing out how Trump, along with the rest of country, just finished mourning the death of five newspaper staffers who were gunned down in an Annapolis, Maryland newsroom. However, Rowling was not the only one to ...

One dead, dozens of tourists feared missing as Thai boat capsizes One dead, dozens of tourists feared missing as Thai boat capsizes

Dozens of people are missing after two passenger boats capsized off the coast of the island of Phuket in Thailand , officials say. The governor of Phuket, Noraphat Plodthong, said more half of the passengers were still "being helped" and unaccount...

Before NATO Summit, Trump Sets Tone With Warning Letters Before NATO Summit, Trump Sets Tone With Warning Letters

Overall, it has revived the alarm bells that rang around Europe this time past year when Trump failed to wholeheartedly commit to NATO's Article 5 (which says an attack on one ally is an attack on all) and told the New York Times that the U.S.

Canadian PM Justin denies allegations of groping female reporter Canadian PM Justin denies allegations of groping female reporter

These are not brand-new allegations, as they were originally reported in 2000 in an unsigned editorial printed in a small paper called the Creston Valley Advance . But she said that Trudeau's alleged actions were "definitely not welcome and definite...

Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei

In April, the Chinese government issued a letter to more than 40 worldwide airlines threatening punishments if they refuse to list Taiwan , Hong Kong, and Macau as part of China on their online maps and drop-down menus. However, the Modi governmen...

Three-year-old girl dies from stabbing attack in U.S. Three-year-old girl dies from stabbing attack in U.S.

The suspect's motive was "vengeance" for being asked to leave an apartment in the complex due to his behavior, Boise Police Chief Bill Bones said during an emotional news conference Sunday afternoon. The community is showing up in support of the vict...

State Dept pushes back on suggestion it's softening stance on North Korea State Dept pushes back on suggestion it's softening stance on North Korea

Two more matches scheduled for Thursday will be between South and North Korean players. The document was the first to be signed by Communist-backed North Korea and Western-backed South Korea since they were split by the Soviet Union and the us af...

Roberts: Judge Raymond Kethledge's 'Stock Is Rising' as Trump Narrows SCOTUS List Roberts: Judge Raymond Kethledge's 'Stock Is Rising' as Trump Narrows SCOTUS List

Angus King, a ME independent, to closely scrutinize any nominee. He has said he will announce a candidate on Monday. Townsend said the nominees selected by the Federalist Society have a common ideology that "would take our country backwards".

Trump Administration Says It Will Comply With Family Reunification Deadlines

None of the children separated have yet been reunited with their illegal immigrant parents still in government custody, Mr. Azar said Thursday, though he said they will meet the court's deadlines. "We will comply [with the court] even if those dead...

Polar bear kills Canadian man protecting his children, report says Polar bear kills Canadian man protecting his children, report says

Medical professionals and RCMP attended the location and pronounced the victim deceased on scene. It wasn't immediately clear what led to the attack. His uncle, Gordy Kidlapik, says Gibbons and the children were looking for Arctic tern eggs at the ...

Scott Pruitt resigns as head of EPA, Trump says Scott Pruitt resigns as head of EPA, Trump says

White House advisers promptly shot down Pruitt's proposal, it was reported . The Environmental Working Group, a public health and environment watchdog, called Pruitt "unquestionably the worst head of the agency in its 48-year history".

Facebook flagged Declaration of Independence as hate speech Facebook flagged Declaration of Independence as hate speech

A Facebook algorithm categorized parts of the Declaration of Independence as hate speech and took down excerpts of it ahead of the Fourth of July . Perhaps had Thomas Jefferson written it as "Native Americans at a challenging stage of cultural dev...

Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is 'Bullying' Him Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is 'Bullying' Him

DiSabato told CNN there was no response. "He has not been contacted by investigators about the matter but will assist them in any way they ask because, if what is alleged is true, the victims deserve a full investigation and justice". A spokesman for...

U.S. Senate Committee Backs Intelligence Findings On Russian Meddling U.S. Senate Committee Backs Intelligence Findings On Russian Meddling

Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the USA democratic process, denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her electability and potential presidency. "The Committee heard consistently that analysts were under no politically motivated pressure...

Fun Facts: The 4th of July was nearly the 2nd of July Fun Facts: The 4th of July was nearly the 2nd of July

Fourth July celebrates the Founding Fathers' declaration of independence in 1776 which has a fascinating history. The famous principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence are not only the foundation of our country's freedom: they have...

Governor: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand

Police Lt. Colonel Somsak Sophakarn, the deputy chief of Phuket's Chalong Provincial Police Station, said one of the boats, the Phoenix PC Diving boat, had some 90 passengers on board, most of whom were Chinese tourists. Phuket officials had earlie...

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