Friday March 22-nd, 2019

John Bercow faces down calls to resign over bullying claims John Bercow faces down calls to resign over bullying claims

A debate in parliament on the harassment investigation saw some lawmakers call directly on Tuesday for Bercow to quit. The BBC has reported that the Speaker has told friends and close associates he is to stand down in June or July 2019, marking 1...

European Union says still time for Brexit deal as failure looms European Union says still time for Brexit deal as failure looms

European Union leaders on Wednesday could also discuss the possibility of calling for another European Union summit dedicated to Brexit in November, if a deal is near. Eight Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Foreign Secretar...

Toddler found dead in oven

One person has been arrested after police found a baby, who appeared to have been stabbed, inside an oven at a MS home. It is not clear where the girl's parents were. Williams said those toys had belonged to the child. Williams says autopsy results...

US F-22 Fighter Jets Severely Damaged in Florida Hurricane US F-22 Fighter Jets Severely Damaged in Florida Hurricane

The Secretary of the Air Force , Chief of Staff and Chief Master Sergeant wanted to give an update for airmen and their families of Tyndall Air Fore Base. The home to the nation's 325th Fighter Wing "took a beating", Col. Brian Laidlaw said in a let...

Annual US budget deficit hits $779 bn, highest since 2012: US Treasury Annual US budget deficit hits $779 bn, highest since 2012: US Treasury

Driven by old-age entitlements and surfing on a wave of retiring boomers, the federal government will continue to pile on more debt unless serious structural reforms are undertaken. "The fact that our government is closing in on trillion-dollar defic...

Iranian security personnel abducted on Pakistan border Iranian security personnel abducted on Pakistan border

The Revolutionary Guards said in a statement carried on state television that some of its members were kidnapped by a terrorist group at a border post in the city of Mirjaveh in Sistan-Baluchestan province. He said Pakistani side needs "to assume m...

Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Resigns Amid Backlash over Baboon Hunt Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Resigns Amid Backlash over Baboon Hunt

Over the weekend, Perrette, who left "NCIS" after more than a decade earlier this year, was one of the more vocal celebrities to call for Fischer to be removed from office, tweeting : "What kind of monster kills giraffes and a family of baboons in...

Dennis Hof, Brothel Owner Featured in HBO’s ‘Cathouse,’ Dies at 72 Dennis Hof, Brothel Owner Featured in HBO’s ‘Cathouse,’ Dies at 72

The cause of death is under investigation. David Boruchowitz said an employee at the brothel, located about an hour from Las Vegas, called authorities a little before 11 a.m. Nevada Deputy Secretary of State for Elections Wayne Thorley says ballots...

Hate crime linked to religion doubled in three years Hate crime linked to religion doubled in three years

More than half of those religion-based hate crimes (52 percent) were directed at people who were perceived to be Muslims. Currently, the common definition of a hate crime, agreed in 2007, still stands. In total, there were 94,098 hate crimes in 201...

Trump welcomes back Pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkey in DC Trump welcomes back Pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkey in DC

Brunson, 50, arrived in the Oval Office on Saturday afternoon after being freed from a Turkish prison on Friday and flying to Germany for a medical checkup at a USA military hospital. "We do not pay ransom in this country..." The pastor then knelt ...

Two Pilots Die In Ukrainian Fighter Jet Crash, U.S. Pilot 'Involved' Two Pilots Die In Ukrainian Fighter Jet Crash, U.S. Pilot 'Involved'

In another statement, published on Facebook, the Ukrainian General Staff specified that the crew of the crashed fighter jet comprised a Ukrainian air force pilot and a US Air National Guard pilot. "The goal of the exercises is to increase the level...

Vanished girl, 13, whose parents were killed 'spotted 1,750 miles from home' Vanished girl, 13, whose parents were killed 'spotted 1,750 miles from home'

The Barron County sheriff's office did not respond to Fox News' request for information. Cops were called out to the property after receiving an emergency call from inside the property where no-one spoke, but a faint noise could be heard in the bac...

New York City Has First Shooting-Free Weekend Since at Least 1993 New York City Has First Shooting-Free Weekend Since at Least 1993

The last time New York City experienced a weekend without a shooting, Ruth Bader Ginsberg had just been named to the Supreme Court, "Jurassic Park" was thrilling audiences and the world wide web made its debut. "I can't remember the last time we had ...

Indonesia warns Australia over Jerusalem embassy move

We are allowed to do that. "And that's all we've done", he said . The AJA urges Australians not to be seduced by such cynical criticism of our Prime Minister and instead, to consider the merits of the proposal and to acknowledge that the initiat...

Astronaut in space drama said he joked with crewmate after touchdown Astronaut in space drama said he joked with crewmate after touchdown

However, minutes after the liftoff, they faced a failure in the rocket's booster - causing a ballistic re-entry into Earth. He also said that the USA and Russian space agency Roscosmos have "a long and productive relationship" history which dates b...

Ethiopia's PM names Ahmed Shide as new finance minister Ethiopia's PM names Ahmed Shide as new finance minister

It will also assume the roles and responsibilities of former Federal and Pastoralist Development Affairs. The Finfinnee Intercept , a web portal reported that the original name proposed by the team of experts who studied government structures of oth...

US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia - AFRICOM US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia - AFRICOM

Interested in Al-Qaeda? Add Al-Qaeda as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Al-Qaeda news, video, and analysis from ABC News. In a statement, the US military said a strike last week near Harardere, Somalia , killed "approximately sixty te...

UK Brexit agreement deal set to be announced UK Brexit agreement deal set to be announced

A Brexit deal will not be reached at this week's European Council summit, senior EU politicians have warned after a dramatic breakdown in talks over the Irish border 'backstop'. "We were actually pretty hopeful that we would manage to seal an exit ag...

One billion Tanzanian shilling reward for abducted billionaire One billion Tanzanian shilling reward for abducted billionaire

Police have arrested 30 people in connection with the incident and it is believed that the abduction was led by two white men. Mr Dewji, described by Forbes magazine as Africa's youngest and Tanzania's only billionaire, was kidnapped early on Thurs...

Boko Haram Executes Aid Worker Hauwa Liman Boko Haram Executes Aid Worker Hauwa Liman

Meanwhile, the Federal Government has said it is shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman. In an emailed stateme...

U.S. embassy in Australia apologises for Cookie Monster cat email U.S. embassy in Australia apologises for Cookie Monster cat email

AEDT This article originally held the headline suggesting the U.S. Embassy had sent the email , when it was actually sent by the Department of State. Along with the words "cat pyjama-jam", the email also included words in Latin, and recipients were ...

I do not know anything about Khashoggi disappearance I do not know anything about Khashoggi disappearance

Trump said King Salman strongly denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance. On the eve of his planned marriage to a Turkish woman, he entered the consulate on October 2 and has not been seen since. Previously, Saudi authorities had maintaine...

US posts widest deficit since 2012

In an effort to finance the yawning budget gap, the department has signaled it will step up the pace of debt issuance, borrowing $769 billion in the second half of the current calendar year. Trump frequently criticised Obama for running up the defici...

Trump heads to Kentucky rally joined by Sen. Mitch McConnell Trump heads to Kentucky rally joined by Sen. Mitch McConnell

Trump has taken to referring to Democrats who opposed Kavanaugh as an angry "mob". Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley drew a standing ovation by telling the audience to keep as its campaign mantra for the next three weeks, "Remember Kavanaugh". "Strong on Cr...

Blogger detained for 'being disrespectful to Chinese national anthem' Blogger detained for 'being disrespectful to Chinese national anthem'

A popular Chinese online personality has been detained for five days after singing the Chinese national anthem in an "insulting" way. Yang Kaili, a 21-year-old self-made celebrity who had 44 million followers on one social media platform, "insu...

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