Thursday June 20-th, 2019

Erie invites residents to commemorate end of World War I Erie invites residents to commemorate end of World War I

The Armistice was a time to reflect on the great loss of American lives in fighting for freedom in Europe. One of the World War I Commission's projects is Bells of Peace . While many churches in Cold Lake don't have bells, Pastor AnnE Zimmerman,...

Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne attack Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne attack

Shire Ali's brother was arrested in a dramatic raid last November. The officers were seen trying for at least a minute to detain the man peaceably as his attacks on them continued, before one office shot him with a weapon. "As they got out of th...

Macron and Merkel link hands at WWI memorial in France Macron and Merkel link hands at WWI memorial in France

US President Donald Trump is among world leaders attending the events. Macron, in the interview, also blasted Trump's recent announcement that Washington will withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) limiting...

Minister's Resignation Was Minister's Resignation Was "Necessary Act of Vandalism": Rachel Johnson

The British government was thrown into a fresh round of turbulence on Friday as Jo Johnson, the brother of Boris Johnson and the country's Transport Minister, resigned unexpectedly and lashed out at the direction of government negotiations on Brexi...

Jordan flash floods kill 12 and force tourist evacuation of Petra Jordan flash floods kill 12 and force tourist evacuation of Petra

In the Mlaih district of the Madaba governorate, where a young girl was killed when her family's vehicle was swept away by flood waters, rescue teams and divers were on the scene searching for other missing people, Jordan's official Petra news ag...

EU Brexit envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch deal EU Brexit envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch deal

Nevertheless, according to her spokesman, May opened the meeting by saying that while the United Kingdom should aim to conclude the withdrawal agreement as soon as possible, this would "not be done at any cost". Leaving without an agreement would mea...

Appeals court blocks Trump effort to immediately end DACA Appeals court blocks Trump effort to immediately end DACA

Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday chose to keep in place an injunction blocking Trump's decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . The Trump administration has said it moved a year ago to end DACA because Texas and...

Australia to increase military and police cooperation in Pacific Australia to increase military and police cooperation in Pacific

The Federal Government will also offer billions of dollars in infrastructure grants and long-term loans as it moves to combat China's growing influence in the region. Australian media reported that Morrison will continue his charm offensive at the A...

Jo Johnson: it would be travesty not to have second Brexit vote Jo Johnson: it would be travesty not to have second Brexit vote

This is despite the fact he reportedly wrote the 2015 election manifesto for the Tory party promising to "honour the result of the [2016] referendum, whatever the outcome". "More resignations on the cards under any circumstances I would think", pre...

In Startling 180, Trump Says Pelosi 'Earned,' 'Deserves' Speakership In Startling 180, Trump Says Pelosi 'Earned,' 'Deserves' Speakership

Fifty-five percent of women said they backed a Democrat for the House this year, compared to 49 percent in the 2014 midterm congressional election. But blue-collar voters and rural America embraced his aggressive talk and stances. In suburban areas w...

UK reassures over hard Irish Sea border UK reassures over hard Irish Sea border

Foster said: "The PM's letter raises alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union & for those who want a proper Brexit for the whole UK". One of the scenarios being discussed is Britain remaining in a customs agreement with...

California gun victim survived Las Vegas attack California gun victim survived Las Vegas attack

He said he regrets not staying in the bar to help other victims . Echoing Orfanos' plea for action from US lawmakers who have for far too long allowed the gun lobby to restrain meaningful steps against America's uniquely deadly gun problem , one ...

DC Police Investigating Protest at Tucker Carlson's Home as 'Suspected Hate Crime' DC Police Investigating Protest at Tucker Carlson's Home as 'Suspected Hate Crime'

They werent protesting a policy or advocating for legislation. "They were threatening me and my family and telling me to leave my own neighborhood in the city that I grew up in". In another, he said, "I honestly can not empathize with Tucker Carlson...

Floods in Jordan kill 11, force tourists to flee Petra

Civil defence divers searched for five people whose auto was swept away by floods in the Madaba area, southwest of the capital, state news agency Petra said. It broadcast footage showing people standing on both sides of the main road in Petra and alo...

Family tragedy of Somalia's Mogadishu hotel owners Family tragedy of Somalia's Mogadishu hotel owners

Reports from online sources indicate that militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for Friday's triple bombing in Mogadishu . The blasts occurred near the Sahafi hotel and Criminal Investigation Division (CID) police headquarters.

California wildfires: Massive fire almost QUADRUPLES in size to 110 square miles California wildfires: Massive fire almost QUADRUPLES in size to 110 square miles

Another fire northwest of Los Angeles has been swept southward toward the ocean by strong Santa Ana winds . McLean estimated that the lost buildings numbered in the thousands in Paradise , about 180 miles (290 kilometers) northeast of San Franci...

Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi era ship of Jews Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi era ship of Jews

The story of the MS St. Louis resurfaced in headlines again in 2017 , when an American Jewish educator launched a Twitter account that names passengers of the ship who were later killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. "Holocaust deniers still e...

Turkey gives recordings on Khashoggi's death to Saudis, US, Britain - Erdogan Turkey gives recordings on Khashoggi's death to Saudis, US, Britain - Erdogan

It would also force the administration to tell Congress that Saudi Arabia must abide by the agreement's "Gold Standard" and an inspections agreement with the world's nuclear watchdog. Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the consulate t...

Police Police "Confident" Bourke Street Incident Was Terror Attack

Australian Federal Police's Ian McCartney says Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was known to have radical views. Police and civilians had tried unsuccessfully to subdue Shire Ali before he was shot in the chest by a police officer, who Ashton said only grad...

Norway suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia over Yemen war Norway suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia over Yemen war

Earlier this year, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended US military support to Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen, when lawmakers weighed forcing the Pentagon to end Washington's involvement in the conflict. The experts documented 6,475 deaths fr...

California wildfires kill 9; celebrities, others flee beach city California wildfires kill 9; celebrities, others flee beach city

Scott McLean, a spokesman for Cal Fire , said the fire in Northern California's Butte County has " destroyed the town". By Friday morning, a day after the fire broke out along Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road in Butte County, firefighters said abo...

California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

Authorities searched Long's home in Newbury Park, about five miles from the Borderline bar, for clues to what set him off. It is believed that the gunman was David Ian Long , a 28-year-old military veteran. Reports soon emerged that some at Borde...

Sri Lankan president dissolves parliament, calls polls on Jan 5 Sri Lankan president dissolves parliament, calls polls on Jan 5

He said the government must go to the people for confirmation on whether the president made the correct decision when he appointed him as prime minister. Wickremesinghe, who called his sudden dismissal illegal, has urged Parliament to convene immedia...

USA and China in high-level military meeting TODAY USA and China in high-level military meeting TODAY

Meeting US national security adviser John Bolton in Washington ahead of those talks, Yang said on Wednesday that the two sides should "properly manage differences and carefully prepare to ensure positive results in the Argentina meeting", China's For...

Northern California Wildfire Killed Five People in Vehicles Northern California Wildfire Killed Five People in Vehicles

California is experiencing one of its worst fire years ever, with 621,743 acres (251,610 hectares) burned through Sunday in areas covered by Cal Fire, almost twice the amount during the same period of 2017 and almost triple the five-year average.

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