Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez on the Rampage (Again) Ocasio-Cortez on the Rampage (Again)

On Saturday she asked her supporters to contact their congressional representative on Twitter and "call them on Monday, too". Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at Republicans for criticizing her latest misstep, saying they need to stop "droolin...

Christian missionary killed after going to remote tribe to proselytise Christian missionary killed after going to remote tribe to proselytise

Mr Pathak said a Coast Guard vessel with police and experts on the tribe had gone to scout the island and formulate a plan to recover Mr Chau's body. He returned with arrow injuries the same day, but set off once again to reach the island on Nove...

Australian drug smuggler returns to hometown after 14 years in Bali jail

Upon arrival at Brisbane International Airport, the now 41-year-old was surrounded by media trying to get a response from the newly freed Australian. Wearing sunglasses, Lawrence was surrounded by heavily armed police and did not respond to questio...

Chief Justice John Roberts refutes Trump comment about federal judges Chief Justice John Roberts refutes Trump comment about federal judges

John Roberts , who was appointed by George W. Bush, lashed out at Trump's attacks on "Obama judges." "That independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for", Roberts told AP. In a brief but pointed statement, Roberts strongly de...

Former Judge Allegedly Stabbed, Killed Estranged Wife Former Judge Allegedly Stabbed, Killed Estranged Wife

Homicide charges weren't immediately filed against the 51-year-old former judge, but he was charged with felonious assault in connection to the vehicle crash that left a cop hospitalized. The move drew immediate criticism from the local press. WKYC...

Northeast Braces for 'COLDEST THANKSGIVING' in Recorded History — BRAIN FREEZE Northeast Braces for 'COLDEST THANKSGIVING' in Recorded History — BRAIN FREEZE

Forecasts suggest this Thanksgiving will be Baltimore's coldest since at least 1996, with temperatures expected to struggle to rise above freezing throughout the day. But wintry-cold temperatures are flowing across the Great Lakes, which will gener...

The War In Yemen: Estimated 85000 children dead from starvation The War In Yemen: Estimated 85000 children dead from starvation

In this October 1, 2018, file, photo, a severely malnourished boy rests on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. This vital entry point for United Nations and other humanitarian aid is also the centre of the conflict between the...

Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya

In a Twitter thread, the National Police Service on Wednesday said the attackers "fired indiscriminately at residents", injuring the five. The wounded included a 10-year-old who was shot in the eye and a 12-year-old who was hit in the thigh, police...

Woman chops off lover, cooks and serves him to Pakistanis in UAE

While police did not reveal how he was killed , they said his girlfriend had served up his remains as part of a traditional rice and meat dish to some Pakistani nationals working nearby. Police were called after the man was reported missing by h...

You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum

This particular borrowed Easter Island basalt figure now welcomes visitors to one section of the British Museum , and carries the incredibly ironic name of Hoa Hakananai'a - which roughly translates to "lost or stolen friend". "You, the British peop...

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins her run-off against Democrat Mike Espy next Tuesday in Mississippi, Republicans will hold a 53-47 Senate majority. David Valadao had escaped with a victory by roughly 4,000 votes in California's 21st District, where three...

Britain says life sentence for academic in UAE will hurt relations Britain says life sentence for academic in UAE will hurt relations

Jeremy Hunt was clearly hopeful the case would be resolved when he met the UAE's most powerful figure and head of its security apparatus, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi, last week. I am very scared for Matt. Ben Ward, acting United K...

OAU professor gets imprisoned over sex-for-mark request OAU professor gets imprisoned over sex-for-mark request

Justice Maurine Onyetenu of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun state capital, remanded Akintola in Prison and adjourned the matter till November 27 for hearing. The Defense Counsel, Fola Omotoso, thereafter, prayed the court to grant ...

Is Venezuela a sponsor of terrorism? US considers adding to hit list Is Venezuela a sponsor of terrorism? US considers adding to hit list

The countries already on the list are Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Colombian President Iván Duque announced that his country will sever all diplomatic relations with Venezuela as of January next year when Nicolás Maduro, whom he considers to...

Terrifying waves DESTROY buildings in popular tourist spot Terrifying waves DESTROY buildings in popular tourist spot

The evacuation in the municipality of Garachico was ordered on Saturday night as the region was on severe weather alert. (EPA) The waves took out a third-floor balcony. Further south, in the holiday hotspot of Adeje there were also reports of waves...

Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of USA border Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of USA border

Residents called the thousands of US bound migrants invaders. Trump warned he will carry out the threat if Mexico does not halt the caravan of Central America migrants heading north, thus raising the risk of huge disruptions to trade. "We only want...

American 'killed by isolated Indian island tribe' American 'killed by isolated Indian island tribe'

Two days later he went well prepared. In 2017, the government clarified that the Sentinelese are identified as an "aboriginal tribe" and that videos showing them can not be uploaded on social media or the internet. The authorities have launched searc...

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

McGahn told Trump that even requesting a DOJ investigation, something within his power, would likely draw howls of protest and accusations that he was abusing his power, according to the Times. McGahn had White House lawyers write a memo for Trump wa...

Killed, 83 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion Killed, 83 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion

Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars. "There are a lot of casualties - I myself have counted 30 casualties", he told AFP on the condition of anonymity. The U.S. State Department condemned the ...

Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire

It is not yet clear if the bodies found inside the home had died from gunshot wounds or were killed in the fire, which is being investigated as an arson. The identities of the victims have not been made public, but public records show that the home i...

President Trump pardons a turkey at the White House as annual tradition President Trump pardons a turkey at the White House as annual tradition

The turkey pardon takes place at 1 p.m.in the White House Rose Garden, and can be watched in the player above. Carrots, I'm sorry to tell you the result did not change. The polls are open for Americans to vote for which turkey will be named the N...

Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller

When Mueller was appointed special counsel in May 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the probe would include "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation" into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and R...

Ivanka Trump used personal email for official White House business ars_ab.settitle(1415571) Ivanka Trump used personal email for official White House business ars_ab.settitle(1415571)

The committee subpoenaed information about Kushner, Trump's husband, and his private email use. Ivanka Trump repeatedly used a personal e-mail account to conduct government business in 2017, a White House review found, a fact that raises the stak...

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Proclamation Suspending Asylum Rights for Illegal Immigrants Federal Judge Blocks Trump Proclamation Suspending Asylum Rights for Illegal Immigrants

It blocks the proclamation President Donald Trump issued on November 9, shortly before he left for Paris, suspending asylum rights for illegal immigrants if they didn't make the request at a lawful port of entry. The American Civil Liberties Union,...

Police believe baby found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW Police believe baby found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW

Emergency services were called at about 12.30am after a member of the public found the girl - believed to be about nine-months-old - less than a kilometre from Schoolies celebrations. 'I wasn't aware they'd been living in a humpy - the last I knew t...

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