Saturday July 20-th, 2019

Khashoggi’s body parts found in Saudi consul general’s home Khashoggi’s body parts found in Saudi consul general’s home

State Department spokesman Robert Palladino says Washington welcomes the decision. Nearly three weeks after his death, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is now confirmed , but what remains a mystery is exactly how it happened and who was th...

China police report 14 injured in kindergarten knife attack China police report 14 injured in kindergarten knife attack

Some reports claim that the school's security guards and staff managed to restrain the suspect while angry onlookers attempted to hit and kick her. The attacker, a 39-year-old woman, was taken into custody and no motive for the assault at the Xinsh...

Rescue underway in US Pacific islands as super typhoon strikes Rescue underway in US Pacific islands as super typhoon strikes

The Mayor said: "Tinian has been destroyed by Typhoon Yutu, but our spirits have not". Satellite imagery from the NOAA shows Super Typhoon passing over the island of Tinian early Thursday morning local time. "Thank you, America, for always being th...

Turkey's Erdogan expresses condolences to Khashoggi's family Turkey's Erdogan expresses condolences to Khashoggi's family

But there should have never been an execution or a cover-up because it should have never happened". Prince Mohammed promised on Wednesday that the killers would be brought to justice, in his first public comments on the matter. Turkish President Re...

Rahul Gandhi courts arrest after staging protest Rahul Gandhi courts arrest after staging protest

On Friday, the bench also refused to hear Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi on Mr. Asthana's challenge to the Central government order of October 23 sending him on leave- "we can not hear you on something not before us". "PM Modi has resorted to corrupti...

Malaysia ex-PM, allies charged in latest graft cases Malaysia ex-PM, allies charged in latest graft cases

The 1MDB scandal caused Mr. Najib's coalition to lose in Malaysia's elections last May. Najib is already facing 32 money laundering, graft and breach of trust charges over transactions linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ).

Gaza rockets hit Israel after 5 Palestinians killed in border flareup Gaza rockets hit Israel after 5 Palestinians killed in border flareup

A Hamas official said that following the escalation that Egypt was again seeking to negotiate a return to calm. Israeli forces shot dead five Palestinians Friday, four in Gaza protests and one in the West Bank, and Palestinian militants later fired...

Florida Gubernatorial Candidates DeSantis, Gillum Trade Barbs Florida Gubernatorial Candidates DeSantis, Gillum Trade Barbs

The hour-long event bounced from the Broadway show Hamilton to healthcare and eventually sank to mudslinging, even including declarations from Gillum of "shame on you". "I should have asked more questions to make sure everything that has transpir...

DOJ: Fingerprint led to FL bombing suspect DOJ: Fingerprint led to FL bombing suspect

Court records show Sayoc has a history of arrests . Lowy told The Associated Press that Sayoc "made a verbal threat when he was frustrated at a lack of service". Director Wray explained that a fingerprint found on a package sent to Congresswoman...

Israeli Leader Visits Oman’s Ruler in Sign of Improving Relations Israeli Leader Visits Oman’s Ruler in Sign of Improving Relations

Accompanying Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, were National Security Adviser and National Security Council Director Meir Ben-Shabbat; Mossad director Yossi Cohen; the head of the Prime Minister's staff, Yoav Horowitz; the director of the Foreign Ministr...

Man Arrested in Mail-Bomb Scare

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, as the return address . "They originated, some of them, from Florida ", she said during an interview with Fox News Channel on Thursday. The FBI said on...

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping to meet in Argentina next month: White House Donald Trump, Xi Jinping to meet in Argentina next month: White House

While the 10 percent tariff may be manageable for many companies - even those operating on thin profit margins - the increase next year will see companies lose the flexibility to shield consumers from higher costs, said Kenneth Jarrett, president of ...

Report released detailing Facebook ad spending Report released detailing Facebook ad spending

At the end of the previous fundraising period - September 30 - O'Rourke and Cruz had raised a total of $89.9 million, with O'Rourke responsible for roughly two-thirds of that, according to a Texas Tribune analysis . Another top spender was the "Vote...

White House invites Putin to Washington 'in early 2019', John Bolton announces

Days after the Helsinki meeting, Trump asked Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the fall but the invitation further fueled controversy and the invitation was quickly pushed back until next year. U.S. intelligence agencies allege Russian Federa...

Ex-Lankan president Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama Ex-Lankan president Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama

A private TV channel loyal to Rajapakse, Sirisena's former foe, broadcast a rushed swearing-in ceremony of Rajapaksa taking oath as the PM, replacing Ranil Wickremesinghe. The startling developments marked the collapse of the country's first national...

The Queen talks about Brexit in State Banquet speech The Queen talks about Brexit in State Banquet speech

King Willem-Alexander made his position on the Brexit clear when he addressed British journalists at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands have wrapped up their United Kingdom state visit with...

Man arrested for trying to steal Magna Carta Man arrested for trying to steal Magna Carta

A witness said she was walking past the cathedral as the alarms went off, which prompted an evacuation. The Magna Carta , or "great charter", was originally meant to stop an English rebellion against King John in 1215, giving rise to an alternativ...

China vows to crush Taiwan independence move at any cost China vows to crush Taiwan independence move at any cost

While President Donald Trump has been a brash supporter of Taiwan , the island nation elected Tsai Ing-wen, a known campaigner for independence and democracy. Washington remains Taipei's most powerful unofficial ally and its main arms supplier, desp...

'Human Spider' Alain Robert climbs Heron Tower in London 'Human Spider' Alain Robert climbs Heron Tower in London

The maverick climber has scaled more than 100 structures globally - including several in London previously - setting a record for "most buildings climbed unassisted", according to Guinness World Records. His ascent took officers "away from genuine em...

Facebook fined 0.001% of its 2017 revenue for Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook fined 0.001% of its 2017 revenue for Cambridge Analytica scandal

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fined Facebook £500,000 ($645,000), the highest punishment it can dish out for a data breach. Under the Data Protection Act 2018, which implements the EU GDPR rules, the maximum fine available is 4...

Trump calls migrant caravan a 'national emergency' Trump calls migrant caravan a 'national emergency'

The caravan has progressed just 95 miles into Mexico since crossing the border late last week. Then 3,000 more men, women and children started "to walk under the rain". On Tuesday, the caravan of thousands of people was in Huixtla, Mexico, about 50...

Saudi says murder of journalist Khashoggi 'premeditated' Saudi says murder of journalist Khashoggi 'premeditated'

United States lawmakers have increased their pressure on the Trump administration , accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , also known as MBS and the country's de facto leader, of ordering the killing. But Spanish Prime Minister Pedr...

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Greece Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Greece

The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.9, was in the Ionian Sea, some 77 miles (124 km) southwest of Patras in the Peloponnese. Details about damage or casualties were not immediately available. "We have been in contact wit...

Two People Died After Falling From a Popular Yosemite National Park Overlook Two People Died After Falling From a Popular Yosemite National Park Overlook

Spokesman Scott Gediman said park rangers are trying to recover the bodies of a man and a woman. Taft Point offers a wide views of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. The two people have not yet been identified. Dippel was waiting to take...

Swetnick and Avenatti face possible investigation Swetnick and Avenatti face possible investigation

Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed earlier this month after facing several allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denied. Grassley said that he takes all information "seriously" that's provided by a "well-meaning" citizen who comes forward with ...

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