Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Sexual Abuse Of North Korean Women Is Common Sexual Abuse Of North Korean Women Is Common

Researchers for Human Rights Watch interviewed 54 North Koreans for this report. HRW said it revealed a culture of open, unaddressed abuse, particularly from men in positions of power. South Korea's spy agency has observed preparations by North K...

Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after vehicle lands on tree Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after vehicle lands on tree

A 53-year-old woman survived six days in the Arizona desert on grass and water after crashing her vehicle, before being rescued by a rancher and highway workers who were chasing a cow, police and local media said on Wednesday. Emergency teams found...

Biggest Russian Navy floating dock sank, air carrier damaged Update Biggest Russian Navy floating dock sank, air carrier damaged Update

When early this morning a power supply disruption and a collapsing of a crane on carrier's deck led to the submergence of the biggest and only dry dock, where the Northern Fleet can carry out repairs and upgrades of its large naval surface ships and ...

Bodies From Doomed Lion Air Flight Found Strapped In Seats On Seafloor Bodies From Doomed Lion Air Flight Found Strapped In Seats On Seafloor

Divers on Thursday recovered the flight data recorder from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed early Monday on the seafloor, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earli...

Mother sues day care where kiddie 'fight club' was caught on camera Mother sues day care where kiddie 'fight club' was caught on camera

Louis, Missouri. Nicole Merseal said her then-4-year-old son, and another child were instructed by teachers Mikayla Guliford and Tena Dailey, to punch and hit each other at the Adventure Learning Center in December, 2016, according to the suit file...

Saudis strangled and dismembered Khashoggi, Turkey says Saudis strangled and dismembered Khashoggi, Turkey says

Saudi Arabia's Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb, who was the first Saudi official to acknowledge that the killing was "premeditated" based on the results of Turkey's investigation, arrived in Istanbul on Sunday. On October 26, Istanbul's c...

Russian Federation to test missiles in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise zone - DN - Defence Notes Russian Federation to test missiles in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercise zone - DN - Defence Notes

The Russian missile tests will take place November 1-3 off western Norway. "This is part of NATO's twin-track approach of strong defense and meaningful dialogue with Russian Federation, and will be the eighth meeting of the NRC in the last two ye...

Denmark Accuses Tehran Of Plotting 'Attack' On Its Soil Denmark Accuses Tehran Of Plotting 'Attack' On Its Soil

The Scandinavian country's security service said today that an Iranian intelligence service is suspected in an attempted "political assassination" against three Iranians living in Denmark. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, congratulated Denmark...

Jimmy Carter asks Brian Kemp to resign as secretary of state Jimmy Carter asks Brian Kemp to resign as secretary of state

But Carter attempted to approach the matter less as a partisan who has endorsed Abrams and more as the former president who's spent the decades since he left the Oval Office monitoring elections around the world. "I have officially observed scores of...

Stormy weather predicted as ex-Hurricane Oscar approaches Ireland Stormy weather predicted as ex-Hurricane Oscar approaches Ireland

Of course, tropical cyclones have one eye and with Halloween on the horizon, false-colored infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite brought out that eye in this small tropical monster with a tail of thunderstorms. The storm was moving north at abo...

Ecuador judge rules against Assange over embassy changes Ecuador judge rules against Assange over embassy changes

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange argued Monday that Ecuador's government is trying to force him out of that country's embassy in London with the goal of handing him over to the United States. If his asylum comes to an end, the British might confron...

Israel strikes Palestinian launching incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel Israel strikes Palestinian launching incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel

His friend, 15-year-old Mohammed al-Satari, fixed bikes for neighborhood children to earn money to feed pigeons he raised on the roof of his family's home. One Palestinian was killed during protests on Monday, after s ome 15 boats had set off from ...

Earth Has Lost 60 Percent of Its Wildlife Since 1970 Earth Has Lost 60 Percent of Its Wildlife Since 1970

For freshwater fauna, the decline in population over the 44 years monitored was 80 per cent . Regionally, Latin America was hit hardest, seeing a almost 90 per cent loss of wildlife over the same period. "It is a grim signal and perhaps the ma...

Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks

USA backing for the YPG has angered Turkey. On Sunday, the Turkish military also shelled villages west of Kobani and towns close to Manbij. The SDF said Wednesday that it had the right to defend itself, and "as a result, a Turkish military ve...

Products From Endangered Tiger, Rhino Allowed For Medicinal Use: China Products From Endangered Tiger, Rhino Allowed For Medicinal Use: China

It also said that rhinoceros horns can only be obtained from those bred in captivity, while tiger bones can be sourced only from those tigers that die a natural death. With wild tiger and rhino populations at such low levels and facing numerous thr...

Oprah Winfrey Is Joining Stacey Abrams On The Campaign Trail In Georgia Oprah Winfrey Is Joining Stacey Abrams On The Campaign Trail In Georgia

Meghan McCain attempted to grill Abrams on wanting to ban AR-15s and she was just all the way down. Abrams responded by quickly claiming she is not "anti-gun", then laying out numerous gun controls she wants to put in place: "I believe in a back...

Human remains at Vatican property could hold clue to 1983 mystery

Lawyers for the family of a 15-year-old girl who went missing in 1983 say they are pressing Italian prosecutors and the Vatican for more details regarding human bones found near the Holy See's embassy in Rome. Her brother Pietro has been leading a ...

Trump Says Birthright Citizenship Issue Will Go to Supreme Court Trump Says Birthright Citizenship Issue Will Go to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump says the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil "will be ended one way or the other". "The United States Welcomes immigrants from all over the world who pursue the legal options available ...

United States indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech United States indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech

President Donald Trump outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The companies were not named, but earlier indictments pointed to Cincinnati, Ohio-based GE Aviation, one of the world's leading aircraft engine manufacturers. With that malwa...

Zarif meeting Turkish, Azeri counterparts in Istanbul Zarif meeting Turkish, Azeri counterparts in Istanbul

During the five previous meetings, Iran , Turkey and Azerbaijan exchanged views on a broad range of topics including economy, transit, transportation, energy, customs, as well as political issues. Qureshi also expressed satisfaction over cooperati...

Jamal Khashoggi 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate' Jamal Khashoggi 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate'

The Saudi public prosecutor found last week, however, that Khashoggi's murder had been orchestrated in advance. Saudi officials have said the kingdom will try the 18 and bring them to justice after the investigation is complete. Under mountin...

Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue after mass shooting Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue after mass shooting

They were trailed by first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner , who are Jewish. The American president and his wife have visited the Jewish religious center in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, where a gunman killed 11 people on Satu...

Pakistan frees Christian woman facing death penalty for blasphemy

In October 2014, the Lahore High Court upheld Aasia's death sentence. She won her appeal against the conviction and subsequent death sentence on Wednesday. Critics of the blasphemy law have said it is used to settle personal scores or to attack min...

First UAE-built satellite launches from Japan First UAE-built satellite launches from Japan

A Japanese rocket carrying the United Arab Emirates' first locally made satellite has lifted off from a space center in southern Japan . The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center's KhalifaSat is created to capture detailed images of the Earth.

Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi

A three-member panel of the Supreme Court of Pakistan consisting of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel heard arguments in Asia Bibi's case yesterday. Further, Mulook had said, "Permission...

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