Monday December 9-th, 2019

Merkel's Bavarian ally suffers great election loss Merkel's Bavarian ally suffers great election loss

The CSU, the Bavarian sister party to Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, is set to lose its majority rule in the region, where the party has always been an all but unbeatable juggernaut in postwar Germany. "We have not been able to free ourselves f...

Koreas hold high-level peace talks Koreas hold high-level peace talks

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon signed the agreement with his northern counterpart Ri Son-gwon at the Peace House on the South's side of the border village of Panmunjeom. The two Koreas reached a consensus Monday to begin reconnecting railways a...

Israel says Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

Now it is in doubt over Mr Morrison's statement that he was open to moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, from Tel Aviv, according to one senior Indonesian Government source. Morrison rejected suggestions that his decision to consider fo...

White Woman Fired After Not Letting Black Neighbor Into Apartment Building White Woman Fired After Not Letting Black Neighbor Into Apartment Building

A day previously, D'Arreion Toles uploaded a video to his Facebook page showing Thornton preventing him from entering the downtown St. Louis apartment building where he lives. "Have a nice night", Toles responded. Toles said the police arrived ...

Kelsey Quayle: Aspiring Model's Mysterious Death Leaves Georgia Police Baffled Kelsey Quayle: Aspiring Model's Mysterious Death Leaves Georgia Police Baffled

While the authorities initially responded to Quayle's minor traffic accident, a subsequent medical examination revealed that the model actually sustained a gunshot wound to the neck while she was driving. "It seems to us to be random at this time...

'I shot a whole family of baboons': wildlife official's killing spree 'I shot a whole family of baboons': wildlife official's killing spree

In the email Mr Fischer joked that his wife wanted "to get a feel of Africa, so I shot a whole family of baboons". The photos show Blake Fischer and his wife posing with animals they killed in Africa. "The biggest thing is the baboon thing", Alder ...

Michael Avenatti pledges to appeal after Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit Michael Avenatti pledges to appeal after Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit

The adult film star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, claimed she was threatened by an unknown man in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 for agreeing to cooperate with a magazine article about a tryst she says she had with Trump in 2006 .

How Meghan Markle Hid Her Pregnancy With Fashion How Meghan Markle Hid Her Pregnancy With Fashion

The Royal couple are expecting their first child in spring 2019. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby will probably have a different last name from the rest of the royal family. Meghan's mom Doria Ragland released her own statement via ...

Dueling Rallies Focus On Bias Lawsuit Against Harvard Dueling Rallies Focus On Bias Lawsuit Against Harvard

SFFA said that its analysis of Harvard admissions data shows that Asian-American applicants are less likely to be admitted than their white, Hispanic or black counterparts. "So this lawsuit is about ending Harvard's discriminatory practices that ar...

Cannon Mishap Destroys F-16 Cannon Mishap Destroys F-16

Loaded with fuel, the F-16 hit by cannon fire burst into flames and was completely destroyed, Avio News reports, adding that two other jets were slightly damaged. The £15m plane quickly caught fired and exploded, according to Belgian broadcaster ...

Jared Kushner likely paid little or no income tax for years Jared Kushner likely paid little or no income tax for years

The White House senior adviser and former chief of Kushner Companies may have paid little, if any, federal income tax for years between 2009 and 2016, according to documents obtained by the New York Times that show Kushner's businesses, earnings,...

Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist

In an earlier phone call with Trump in April, King Salman reiterated Riyadh's position that Jerusalem must remain the capital of Palestine amid speculation that the kingdom had given up on the longstanding position. There have been doubts, however, a...

Coalition senators backed Hanson's 'okay to be white' motion by mistake Coalition senators backed Hanson's 'okay to be white' motion by mistake

When introducing her motion, Hanson had said that anyone "who pays attention to the news or spends any time on social media has to acknowledge that there has been a rise in anti-white racism", as well as a "rise in attacks on the very ideals of Weste...

Bank staff flee as giant python drops in on meeting Bank staff flee as giant python drops in on meeting

In the disturbing CCTV footage, terrified staff members can be seen fleeing the weird scene as the intimidating python unfurls itself and starts to slither around the room. The animal is now being kept at the city's wildlife protection center. No...

Syrian Jihadists Signal Acceptance of Idlib Deal Syrian Jihadists Signal Acceptance of Idlib Deal

Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said it was up to Russian Federation now to judge whether the agreement, which staved off a government offensive on the last notable swathe of territory in insurgent hands after seven years of war, was being fulfille...

Cops capture pig 'the size of a mini horse' using Doritos Cops capture pig 'the size of a mini horse' using Doritos

The deputies then came up with a yummy plan. Officers used a bag of Doritos chips to lure the pig, "the size of a mini horse", back into its gate. Armed with a bag of Doritos, the officers made a trail of the tasty tortilla chips in an attempt to...

Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church made a decision to suspend full communion with the Constantinople Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate sa...

Ecuadorean Embassy Partially Lifts Assange's Internet Isolation Ecuadorean Embassy Partially Lifts Assange's Internet Isolation

On Sunday, the Press Association reported that Ecuador had partly restored Assange's access to the internet, mobile phones and visits at the embassy, which had been restricted to members of his legal team. The WikiLeaks statement said the meetings we...

President Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat' President Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat'

When Trump answered, "Hey, it's okay", Stahl said , "All right, I'll get in another fight with you". "I tell you what I don't want to do". President Donald Trump: I think something's happening. Mattis, seen as one of the steadiest but also...

U.S. student refused entry to Israel launches final appeal U.S. student refused entry to Israel launches final appeal

Her lawyer, Yotam Ben Hillel, said he hoped the procedure would progress swiftly. "A stay has been issued against the deportation, and the appeal motion will be heard this week", a court spokesman said. Israel sees such groups, and the wider Boycot...

3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event 3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event

Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, said. NY cops arrested three people on the scene for "taking a backpack" and after the fight the Proud Boys reportedly posed for a group photo giving the "OK" sign. NYPD Photos released by the NYPD of persons of interest i...

Donald Trump hints at more China tariffs, doesn’t seek ‘depression’ Donald Trump hints at more China tariffs, doesn’t seek ‘depression’

A closed-door meeting of foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the Security Council turned "icy" as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out aggressively against China, whose foreign minister, Wang Yi, responded with similar inte...

Israeli court hears United States student's appeal against detention Israeli court hears United States student's appeal against detention

Israel has chose to determine who will be allowed to enter Israel and the occupied territories based on the political ideology. Statements from the Reform movement and J Street U, J Street's college arm, likewise said that barring Alqasem does...

Amal Clooney Blasts Trump For Mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Amal Clooney Blasts Trump For Mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Trump confessed, "Had we not made that speech we would not have won". I don't remember. How many years ago was it? 'I don't remember.' Where is the place? Trump openly questioned Ford's claims and mocked the broader #MeToo movement during a rally...

ISIS abducts hundreds of civilians in east Syria ISIS abducts hundreds of civilians in east Syria

But IS has lost most of its self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq over the last two years. Two white United Nations jeeps crossed into the Golan Heights on Monday through the reopened crossing near the Syrian border town of Quneitra after a...

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