Friday October 19-th, 2018

Trump says added North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funds not enough for U.S. Trump says added North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funds not enough for U.S.

Poland is reportedly encouraging Trump to oppose the pipeline because of Warsaw's own anti-Russian motivations. She said it showed Britain's "steadfast commitment" to the alliance and how it can rely on the UK. We're protecting everybody, and yet...

Following data scandal fine in UK, Facebook may face penalty in Australia Following data scandal fine in UK, Facebook may face penalty in Australia

The revelations that data belonging to as many as 87 million Facebook users and their friends may have been misused is a "game changer" in the world of data protection, Denham said. "The scandal took place before new European Union data protection ...

Man poisoned by Novichok in England conscious, hospital officials say

Salisbury Hospital said overnight that Charlie Rowley has experienced a "small but significant improvement" and is now conscious. The London police anti-terrorism department earlier stated that Sturgess and Rowley came into contact with Novicho...

Rights groups cautiously hail Liu Xia departure Rights groups cautiously hail Liu Xia departure

Almost eight years ago, neither Liu nor her husband's supporters foresaw the repercussions the award would have on her: a writer and artist who never considered herself a political person. Officials have also insisted that Liu Xia was a free citizen ...

Facebook hit with first fine in Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal

Social media giant Facebook was dealt a blow this morning when a prominent United Kingdom watchdog said it planned to impose a maximum fine on the company for two breaches of the Data Protection Act. If other developers broke the law we have a right ...

Eight Thai boys rescued from cave Eight Thai boys rescued from cave

Authorities have been rushing to extract the boys, ages 11-16, and their coach from the cave as monsoon rains bore down on the mountainous region in far northern Chiang Rai province. "This morning they said they were hungry and wanted to eat khao ...

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say

Zulfiqar Ali Babakhel, a spokesman for the Lady Reading Hospital, confirmed the death toll from the blast saying that 47 wounded persons were brought to the hospital. The Pakistan Army announced on Tuesday it would deploy over 371,000 troops to ensur...

GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee

As a judge on the US Court of Appeals in Washington he has written opinions on some of the nation's most sensitive issues. Those views could have implications for independent counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump. The ads, costing a t...

Trump calls Putin competitor before setting off on trip to Europe

He followed that tweet up by saying, " NATO countries must pay MORE , the United States must pay LESS". We pay far too much and they pay far too little. Analyst Karlijn Jans of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies said there have been numerous ...

Turkey seeks to detain 271 military for alleged coup ties Turkey seeks to detain 271 military for alleged coup ties

The list, which was reviewed during a cabinet meeting convened by Erdogan last month, included almost 9,000 police officers, over 6,000 military personnel, and about 1,000 employees from the justice ministry. Gulen himself, who has been residing in t...

Democrats vow to fight against President Trump’s pick for Supreme Court Democrats vow to fight against President Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

Kavanaugh is a good man, a brilliant jurist, and is eminently qualified to serve as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court". Trump wants to leave an enduring mark on the court, giving it a solid five-justice conservative majority for the for...

YouTube to crack down on fake news, backing 'authoritative' sources YouTube to crack down on fake news, backing 'authoritative' sources

The grants will let new orgs build out video capabilities, train staff on video best practices, and enhance production facilities. For longer-lasting hoaxes, such as the claim that the moon landings were fake, YouTube will on Tuesday launch a pre...

Britain turns against Theresa May on Brexit, Sky Data poll finds Britain turns against Theresa May on Brexit, Sky Data poll finds

Mr Davis resigned on Sunday night from the Department for Exiting the European Union , insisting that he could not support Theresa May's vision of Brexit . British journalist and writer Neil Clark told RT how there is now " incredible uncertai...

Trump Expected to Unveil Supreme Court Nominee Monday Night Trump Expected to Unveil Supreme Court Nominee Monday Night

Liberals also took issue with the presence of Leonard Leo, the Federalist Society's executive vice president, who is now on leave from the group of conservative attorneys and scholars to work with Trump's Supreme Court nomination team. Trump has of...

Thailand Cave Rescue: 8th Boy Emerges on Second Day of Dangerous Mission Thailand Cave Rescue: 8th Boy Emerges on Second Day of Dangerous Mission

The rescue of the remaining boys and their football coach is being carried out by trained divers who are helping them through the flooded cave network. "It was astonishing", she said, referring a video that captured the moment the boys were found. ...

Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement

MARTIN: Senator Leahy, could you see yourself supporting any of the four nominees President Trump is said to be considering? The president also has been considering federal appeals court Judges Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman . At the top ...

Trump pardon for Oregon ranchers who inspired refuge standoff Trump pardon for Oregon ranchers who inspired refuge standoff

The Hammonds were convicted of crimes that require a mandatory minimum jail sentence of five years in prison under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 . This is a very distinct and selective version of the "law and order" h...

Rescuers bring out another boy from flooded Thai cave Rescuers bring out another boy from flooded Thai cave

He was taken by helicopter and ambulance to the same hospital in Chiang Rai where the first four boys rescued Sunday by a team of global and Thai dive experts are being treated. Ambulances at the hospital are on standby to receive the next batc...

Trump Presses NATO on Defense Spending Ahead of Summit Trump Presses NATO on Defense Spending Ahead of Summit

Some rules are a requirement mandated by the facts of global economics and the irreducible needs of individual countries and societies, including the United States. But Trump has intensified the demands to such an extent that allies worry it could da...

Many injured as plane crashes in S Africa Many injured as plane crashes in S Africa

Spokesperson Ernie McCarthy confirmed the incident and that Emer-G-Med paramedics were attending to the scene. It took place about 1km east of the N4 in Derdepoort and about 8km east of the Wonderboom Airport. At the same time, Tshwane Emergency Se...

Fire likely cause of 2016 EgyptAir crash, French investigators say Fire likely cause of 2016 EgyptAir crash, French investigators say

But an official Egyptian probe in 2016 suggested the plane operating flight MS804 had been bombed, saying traces of explosives had been found on the remains of those killed. "The BEA's Egyptian counterpart did not publish the final report which would...

Mom is only survivor of vehicle crash that killed husband, 4 daughters Mom is only survivor of vehicle crash that killed husband, 4 daughters

Mary Rose Trinidad , her husband, Audie Trinidad, 61 and their daughters - Kaitlyn, 20, Danna, 17, and 13-year-old twins Allison and Melissa - were driving home to Teaneck on a DE highway when a vehicle struck their minivan. Melissa Jaffe said poli...

Elderly Hispanic man bashed with brick, told 'go back to your country' Elderly Hispanic man bashed with brick, told 'go back to your country'

The girl's mother reacted by pushing the man to the ground and hitting his face with a brick. One witness told the station she heard the woman say, "Go back to your country, why are you here (other) bad things", to Rodriguez. "We can't have these...

Tory vice chairs quit over Brexit Tory vice chairs quit over Brexit

But it soon began to unravel when Davis resigned late on Sunday and launched a no-holds-barred attack on her plan, calling it "dangerous" and one which would give "too much away, too easily" to European Union negotiators, who would simply ask for m...

Boris Johnson quits as British foreign minister Boris Johnson quits as British foreign minister

Mr Johnson and Mr Davis were joined by another Brexit minister Steve Baker MP, and two parliamentary private secretary MPs Conor Burns and Chris Green. He said: "This proves that at Chequers there was clearly a unity of views in the British Cabine...

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