Wednesday June 26-th, 2019

TIME’s Person of the Year Shortlist Contains A Few Surprises TIME’s Person of the Year Shortlist Contains A Few Surprises

President Donald Trump makes the list too, but he was picked in 2016 and was a finalist in 2017 as well. Time Magazine unveiled the shortlist of candidates for its Person of the Year on the "Today" Show on Monday. His death was met with glob...

Supreme Court rebuffs state bids to cut Planned Parenthood funds Supreme Court rebuffs state bids to cut Planned Parenthood funds

Thomas wrote for the three dissenters that the court seems to be ducking a case it should decide because it involves Planned Parenthood . [W] hat explains the Court's refusal to do its job here? "But these cases are not about abortion rights", T...

United Nations expects Yemen peace negotiations in 2019 United Nations expects Yemen peace negotiations in 2019

Hodeidah port is a major lifeline for humanitarian supplies entering the country, but restrictions placed by the Saudi-UAE coalition at war with the rebels has exacerbated the country's humanitarian crisis, with more than 22 million Yemenis needing a...

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winners dedicate prize to addressing war rapes Joint Nobel Peace Prize winners dedicate prize to addressing war rapes

IS fighters swept into her village, Kojo, killing the men, taking children captive to train them as fighters and condemning thousands of women to a life of forced labour and sexual slavery. The Yazidis, who numbered around 550,000 in Iraq before 2014...

Armenia election: reformist PM Nikol Pashinian wins convincing victory Armenia election: reformist PM Nikol Pashinian wins convincing victory

The Prosperous Armenia party, led by Gagik Tsarukyan and the Armenian Renaissance party, led by Edmon Marukyan, have also entered the parliament, scoring 8.27% and 6.37% of the vote respectively. Parliamentary elections held in Armenia this wee...

The crucial item police are looking for in backpacker murder inquiry The crucial item police are looking for in backpacker murder inquiry

He is believed to have sent the comment at 9.29pm local time on Saturday and Ms Millane was filmed outside the CityLife hotel in central Auckland on CCTV twelve minutes later at 9.41pm. So far the family has not responded to her offer of any assistan...

Teen Dead Of Suspected Overdose After Dance Party In Sydney's Homebush Teen Dead Of Suspected Overdose After Dance Party In Sydney's Homebush

Callum Brosnan , 19, died on Sunday and three others were taken to hospital after suspected drug overdoses at the Knockout Games of Destiny dance party at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday night. The recommendations included providing more suppor...

Thousands take to London streets in rival protests Thousands take to London streets in rival protests

While the People's Vote People's March recently became the biggest political demonstration since the Iraq War , with estimates of around 700,000 demonstrators arriving from around the country, Tommy Robinson and Ukip's Brexit Betrayal march toda...

United States imposes sanctions on three North Korean officials United States imposes sanctions on three North Korean officials

The penalties against the officials are part of the Trump administration's "efforts to highlight North Korea's abysmal human rights record, and to speak out for those who can not speak for themselves". which have made little progress since Kim Jong-u...

MP walks off with Parliament's mace MP walks off with Parliament's mace

Footage shows the moment MP's first noticed his action, pointing and shouting while trying to gain the Speaker's attention. Mr Russell-Moyle said he acted "on the spur of the moment" because of his frustration MPs were not being listened to.

Saudi FM says action against Qatar aiming to change its policy Saudi FM says action against Qatar aiming to change its policy

The invitation, which was extended on December 4, was seen as a way for Saudi Arabia to start to overcome global condemnation for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its conduct in the Yemen war, and diffuse tensions with its neighbor...

Fast food workers arrested after girl finds ecstasy in burger Fast food workers arrested after girl finds ecstasy in burger

Police say, "she [the 11-year-old] asked her parents, 'is this candy?' of course when they came to the police department, they were very upset, and we understand why". She now faces charges of possessing a controlled substance, according to the stati...

Huawei exec's lawyers argue for bail in Canadian court Huawei exec's lawyers argue for bail in Canadian court

In a courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, sits beside a translator during a bail hearing . News of the arrest of the 46-year-old Meng, along with the uncertain state of trade negotiations between Ch...

Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections

It has also asked that a copy be handed over to the media and party agents. The exit polls released on Friday have only added to the intrigue with close contest seen between BJP and Congress in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. But, first let th...

Video shows NYPD officers pulling toddler from mother's arms Video shows NYPD officers pulling toddler from mother's arms

A cellphone video posted to Facebook shows officers surrounding 23-year-old Jazmine Headley, who's on the floor of a Human Resources Administration (HRA) office in Brooklyn while holding onto her son, Damone. Headley was eventually detained and cha...

Robert Mueller’s final Russian Federation probe report may never be made public Robert Mueller’s final Russian Federation probe report may never be made public

Trump has denied those claims. Prosecutors in NY, where Cohen pleaded guilty in August in connection with those payments, said the lawyer "acted in co-ordination and at the direction" of Mr Trump. The filings followed a sentencing memo earlier this...

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields guilty of first-degree murder Charlottesville: James Alex Fields guilty of first-degree murder

The jury delivered the verdict late Friday afternoon after deliberating for just under eight hours. Fields could be sentenced to life in prison for the state conviction. Some relatives of the victims, who had taken their seats behind the prosecut...

Russian National Butina Seeks Hearing to Plead Guilty - Court Filing Russian National Butina Seeks Hearing to Plead Guilty - Court Filing

The filing was a suggestion that Butina and prosecutors may have reached a plea deal in the case. Butina has been in jail since her arrest in July. The US federal attorney's office that has charged Butina is not part of special counsel Robert Mu...

Died a Russian human rights activist Died a Russian human rights activist

In 1968, she was expelled from the Communist Party for signing a letter to defend Alexander Ginzburg and other prominent dissidents and later became a co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group in 1976, defending civil rights by observing Soviet complia...

'Werewolf' killer Mikhail Popkov convicted of 56 more murders

Sperm found on one of the victims led the investigators to the killer. A former Russian cop nicknamed the "werewolf" - believed to be the country's most prolific killer - was convicted Monday of murdering 56 more women, swelling the number of his v...

Five children dead in OH house fire Five children dead in OH house fire

A woman, whom the TV station said was the mother of the children, survived. A neighbor called 911 and alerted authorities about the fire. The mother of the children made it out of the house, but was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Twitter Users Troll Trump With Hilariously Awful Chief Of Staff Suggestions Twitter Users Troll Trump With Hilariously Awful Chief Of Staff Suggestions

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive personnel matters. 'I am in the process of interviewing some really great people for the position of White House Chief of Staff, ' Trump wrote on Twitter Sunday evening.

Momentum grows in Senate to condemn Saudi killing of Khashoggi Momentum grows in Senate to condemn Saudi killing of Khashoggi

Noting that, based on the structure of the Saudi state, "you could not put this thing together without [Mohammed bin Salman's] knowledge", Ahmed said that "probably more people are involved" and that future investigations would reveal an expanding we...

Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder' Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder'

In the transcript of the attack, Khashoggi says: "I can't breathe" over and over again. Altun told Reuters that Saudi authorities had not been sufficiently cooperative and Turkey has seen "little evidence of the Saudi prosecutors intending to s...

Comey: Trump 'Close,' But 'Not Quite' Unindicted Co-Conspirator Comey: Trump 'Close,' But 'Not Quite' Unindicted Co-Conspirator

Comey made his support for Democrats so abundantly clear that he admitted he hopes Trump loses in a "landslide" election. The comments are the latest in the back-and-forth between Mr. Asked if Trump's tweets could be viewed as witness tampering, ...

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