Friday March 22-nd, 2019

North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons programme North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons programme

Unless the US offers a "corresponding reply" to recent "proactive and good-will measures" gestures - a likely reference to North Korea's continued long-range missile and nuclear test moratorium and partial steps to disable the Sohae missile engine te...

Bahrain opposition chief gets life in jail over Qatar spy case Bahrain opposition chief gets life in jail over Qatar spy case

Bahrain's public prosecutor had appealed against an earlier court ruling that had acquitted the three senior leaders. The court also found that Qatari-owned Al Jazeera was used to escalate news of disturbances in the kingdom with the knowledge of t...

Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey campaigned for Abrams this week on Thursday by knocking on doors with the potential governor and giving a speech - and she she was accused of some serious race-baiting because of it. The entertainment icon, who rarely make...

Trump, Republicans see larger Senate majority as midterm win Trump, Republicans see larger Senate majority as midterm win

Mr Trump told the crowd in Georgia to turn out to vote , joking that he "wouldn't say" the election is "as important as '16, but it's right up there". It has been almost two years since former USA president Barack Obama left the White House. "I...

May's 'secret' Brexit deal avoids Irish backstop

If Mrs May agrees to keep the United Kingdom in a customs union with the EU, as has been suggested, it will be an even closer economic relationship to that suggested at Chequers. "This election will decide whether we build on this extraordinary prosp...

Khashoggi sons asks Saudi Arabia to return father's body Khashoggi sons asks Saudi Arabia to return father's body

Mr Khashoggi was killed inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul by a team sent from Riyadh on 2 October, a murder Turkey's president said was ordered from "the highest levels" of Saudi Arabia's government. "My fear is that it's being over politi...

Why New Caledonia is voting on independence from France Why New Caledonia is voting on independence from France

In the late 1980s, a rising pro-independence sentiment led to intense clashes between pro-independence Kanaks and inhabitants of European descent who opposed independence. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is due to give a televised address after...

Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes

Despite the offensive nature of their costumes, the superintendent said he didn't think the teachers wore them intending to offend their students - although almost ten percent of the population of Middleton is Latino. Several advocacy groups and nonp...

Pope expresses ‘pain’ over attack on Coptic Christians Pope expresses ‘pain’ over attack on Coptic Christians

The ministry published photographs purporting to show the dead bodies of the militants and said the men had opened fire when security forces surrounded them. Gunmen on Friday opened fire on two buses carrying Christians near the Monastery of St Samue...

SNL Denigrates Battle Wound of Former SEAL Dan Crenshaw SNL Denigrates Battle Wound of Former SEAL Dan Crenshaw

He is running for Congress in Texas's second district. Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson - seen here with pop star Ariana Grande at the MTV music video awards in 2018 - has come under heavy criticism for a joke about the appearanc...

Sister Patricia Fox arrives in Australia, slams PH rights abuses Sister Patricia Fox arrives in Australia, slams PH rights abuses

Family and friends rushed to hug the 79-year-old, who was kicked out of the Philippines for speaking out against human rights abuses. Before leaving for the airport on Saturday, Sr Fox attended St. The 72-year-old landed in Melbourne on Sunday mo...

One dead after two aircraft collide mid-air over Ottawa: paramedics One dead after two aircraft collide mid-air over Ottawa: paramedics

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada says the aircraft that landed at the airport only sustained minor damage. CTV Ottawa's Mike Arsalides reports the passengers of that aircraft were a father and son. A plane landed safely after a...

Three Girl Scouts killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash Three Girl Scouts killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

Dan Sokup of the Lake Hallie Police Department told CNN affiliate WEAU . Police say Treu will be charged with four counts of homicide through the negligent use of a vehicle. Sokup said it was not immediately known if there were other factors tha...

Police arrest suspect in Brooklyn synagogue vandalism Police arrest suspect in Brooklyn synagogue vandalism

James Polite , 26, was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime and making graffiti, according to the AP. The conversation was going to take place at 8:30pm ET but Glazer cancelled the event a half hour before. Several days ago, swastikas we...

Obama campaigns with Senator Bill Nelson and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum Obama campaigns with Senator Bill Nelson and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum

The final weekend of campaigning in the midterms might come down to this: Donald Trump versus Barack Obama . In a rousing speech to a Miami crowd as he campaigned for fellow Democrats ahead of next week's midterm elections, Obama said the Repu...

Netanyahu hits out at 'hostile' EU ahead of Bulgaria trip Netanyahu hits out at 'hostile' EU ahead of Bulgaria trip

Istanbul's Chief Public Prosecutor Irfan Fidan on Wednesday issued a statement outlining how the hit squad strangled the prominent journalist soon after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, then dismembered his body. "Blocking I...

Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

The search and rescue operation for Lion Air Flight JT610 , which plunged into the Java Sea on Monday morning en route from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang with 189 passengers on board, has entered its sixth day. "The now operating Boeing 737 MAX 8 airc...

Melania trump has urged Americans to support her husband Melania trump has urged Americans to support her husband

Federal spending records seen by the website list the bill as for 'FLOTUS visit hotel rooms, ' and offer no further breakdown of how the cash was spent, or how many rooms were booked. The first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, told...

Sri Lanka rivals target defectors to end political crisis Sri Lanka rivals target defectors to end political crisis

The TNA also considers the prorogation of the parliament by the President Maithripala Sirisena is undemocratic and in violation of Parliamentary Supremacy. De Silva said Rajapakse's brother, Gotabhaya Rajapakse, met with Wickremesinghe on Thursday ...

Eight children hurt in slide collapse at Woking fireworks display Eight children hurt in slide collapse at Woking fireworks display

The eight children injured have been taken to major trauma centres, although there is no update on their conditions, South East Coast Ambulance Service said. The couple told Sky News they believe the slide buckled because too many children were climb...

Yemen rebels clash with govt forces around vital port Yemen rebels clash with govt forces around vital port

The United Nations Children's Fund regional director says local Yemeni authorities are making it "impossible" for the delivery and distribution of much-needed humanitarian aid in Yemen and warned that impeding relief efforts could accelerate starvati...

Michael Cohen Confirms What We Already Know: Trump Is Racist Michael Cohen Confirms What We Already Know: Trump Is Racist

Breaking his silence since pleading guilty on August 21 to bank fraud and campaign finance violations in an agreement with NY prosecutors, Cohen claimed that he wanted "to clear his conscience and warn voters about what he sees as the president's tru...

Twitter deletes more than 10,000 accounts seeking to discourage voting Twitter deletes more than 10,000 accounts seeking to discourage voting

The company removed the accounts in September and October, Reuters reported. The DCCC developed its own system for identifying and reporting malicious automated accounts on social media, according to the three party sources. "We stopped this qu...

Obama, Trump hit the campaign trail ahead of midterm elections Obama, Trump hit the campaign trail ahead of midterm elections

A "blue wave" at the polls could change the shape of the immigration debate. Republicans hope to knock off Donnelly in a state Trump won easily in 2016 to expand their 51-49 majority in the Senate . Instead of impeachment, Democrats plan to tigh...

Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Just last month, an insider attack where Gen. Scott Miller, the top USA commander in Afghanistan, was present, killed a key Afghan general and wounded an American one-star general. He and his wife, Jennie Ashworth Taylor, have five children. Cox, w...

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