Wednesday June 26-th, 2019

Trump picks handbag designer as envoy to South Africa Trump picks handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

Relations between South Africa and the United States have been tested this year after Trump said farmers were being forced off their land and many of them killed. Another interesting quirk she shares with the President: The letter "J". It said she ...

Tupelo mayor attends ceremony at White House honoring Elvis Tupelo mayor attends ceremony at White House honoring Elvis

The award is given to individuals "who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors". Scalia's award was rec...

Trupti will return on the advice of Chennithala, Pillai Trupti will return on the advice of Chennithala, Pillai

The police escorted her to Pampa in a forest department ambulance from where she was taken to Ranni in a police bus, Mathrubhumi reported. "I came to Sabarimala for pilgrimage but the police did not let me complete it", said Sasikala. "Protests a...

Abrams Ends Georgia Bid With Fiery Parting Shot Abrams Ends Georgia Bid With Fiery Parting Shot

Abrams, who was vying to become the first black woman ever elected governor in USA history, had alleged throughout the campaign that Kemp, who stepped down as secretary of state after the election, had been working to disenfranchise minority voters a...

Feature: A tinge of Chinese color in PNG’s APEC hosting city Feature: A tinge of Chinese color in PNG’s APEC hosting city

Poor countries like Papua New Guinea -? craving investment and much-needed capital -? have welcomed the Chinese government with open arms. A VIP terminal costing about $19 million was added to the city's airport. In the impenetrable language of APE...

Houthis Deny Reports About Pause in Arab Coalition's Offensive on Hodeida Houthis Deny Reports About Pause in Arab Coalition's Offensive on Hodeida

The Saudi-led coalition fighting a gruelling civil war in Yemen has ordered a pause in the battle for the port city of Hodeida after hundreds of deaths on all sides. The food aid crossing into Yemen is through the Saudi border with the war-torn cou...

Cost of US War on Terror Will Soon Exceed $6 Trillion Cost of US War on Terror Will Soon Exceed $6 Trillion

The United States has spent almost $6 trillion on wars that directly contributed to the deaths of around 500,000 peoplesince the 9/11 attacks of 2001. "This crusade, this war on terrorism is going to take a while", former President George W. Bush ...

U.S. to vote U.S. to vote "No" for first time on UN Golan resolution

Neuer noted the vote on the resolutions came just days after Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip launched some 460 rockets toward Israel. "And this resolution does nothing to bring any parties closer to a peace agreement", Hal...

Cyclone Gaja: Alert issued in Andhra's Chittoor, holiday declared for schools Cyclone Gaja: Alert issued in Andhra's Chittoor, holiday declared for schools

Gale wind speed reaching 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph very likely in central parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts during next six hours. At least 13 persons died and public infrastructure and private properties in seven districts were dama...

Toyota USA Offers New Truck to California Wildfires Hero Toyota USA Offers New Truck to California Wildfires Hero

After his harrowing ordeal, Pierce shared about the damage to his truck on social media, thanking Toyota and writing, "This truck literally saved my life today". Eventually authorities cleared a path to safety, so they loaded up the victims & drove o...

Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions

While speaking to reporters at the White House Friday , Trump said the questions were "not very difficult" and he wrote the answers mostly himself. " As you know, I've been very busy ", he quipped, bringing up last week's trip to Europe and severa...

Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of genocide Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of genocide

Cambodia has no death penalty. Khieu Samphan, left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, stands at the dock in a court room during a hearing at the United Nations -backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh , Cambodia, on Friday. '(The verdict) will af...

Judge Sides with CNN in Dispute Over White House Access Judge Sides with CNN in Dispute Over White House Access

CNN had asked the judge to force the White House to immediately hand back the credentials that give Acosta, CNN's chief White House correspondent, access to the White House complex for press briefings and other events. Of particular issue is whether...

Trump's deputy national security adviser out amid White House turmoil Trump's deputy national security adviser out amid White House turmoil

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced Wednesday that Ricardel will be leaving her post. The former Trump transition official said they were not surprised to hear that Ricardel butted heads with the first lady and her staff, saying, ...

Trial set to begin Tuesday for Trial set to begin Tuesday for "El Chapo"

He also suggested US law enforcement turned a blind eye to the situation. Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon said on Twitter those allegations are "absolutely false and reckless". "Why does the Mexican government need a scapegoat?" Fels s...

Theresa May under pressure after Gove rejects Brexit Secretary job Theresa May under pressure after Gove rejects Brexit Secretary job

Again, Mrs May did not answer the question directly, instead insisting that she and her government have "hold out ground" in negotiations with the EU. There is cabinet collective responsibility in this country. "This is an issue that I feel persona...

Yes, Those Yes, Those "Trumpy Bear" Ads Are Totally Legit - Buy One Today!

The minute-long spot sent Twitter into a tizzy, and viewers immediately began questioning whether this ad is actually legit. This 100% real and not-at-all-satirical bear is being sold in the United States, and is apparently setting people back tw...

White House Weighs Turning Over Erdogan Foe

The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove USA -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist, NBC News re...

Sealed Report Shows Julian Assange Has Been Charged In The U.S. Sealed Report Shows Julian Assange Has Been Charged In The U.S.

The document she filed to the District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, said that, "due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other procedure is likely to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been char...

Denmark cuts millions in aid to Tanzania after minister's 'unacceptable homophobic' comments Denmark cuts millions in aid to Tanzania after minister's 'unacceptable homophobic' comments

Danish development minister Ulla Tornaes announced the decision to cut aid to Tanzania over its anti-gay crackdown on Twitter. The Tanzanian foreign ministry has said that Makonda's anti-gay crackdown did not represent the government's position , ...

Panel finds US could lose war with China, Russia Panel finds US could lose war with China, Russia

The commission was established by Congress in 2017 to evaluate the National Defense Strategy of the US administration of President Donald Trump. The strategy highlights a new era of great power competition with Moscow and Beijing. The report also rec...

Men Dressed Up As A Bus To Cross Vehicle-Only Bridge Men Dressed Up As A Bus To Cross Vehicle-Only Bridge

Amateur video showed the men being pursued by police on foot on November 10 as they attempted to cross the Golden Bridge. The locals have been protesting the pedestrian ban since the bridge opened in 2012. Their plan would've worked if it hadn't be...

Saudi coalition agrees to evacuate Houthis Saudi coalition agrees to evacuate Houthis

His death sparked a global outcry and exposed Saudi Arabia's crackdown on dissent and aggressive foreign policy, including its role in the war in Yemen, which human rights groups and USA lawmakers have criticized. The halt will facilitate Houthi atte...

France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency' France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency'

Among the problems with Donald Trump's latest tantrum against France was his timing. Mr Trump, referring to the push for a European military, tweeted that Mr Macron was "just trying to get onto another subject". Macron, even if his spokesman ...

The Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year is The Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year is "toxic"

Oxford Dictionaries has revealed 2018's Word of the Year , and it's not an uplifting one: " toxic ". Oxford University Press monitors changes in the English language and each year selects a word that catches the annual mood. 'And its not just the ...

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