Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Yellow vests hit French streets for fifth consecutive weekend Yellow vests hit French streets for fifth consecutive weekend

There were 168 arrests by early evening, far down on the roughly 1,000 of last Saturday. However, the protests have continued and turned into a broader rebuke against the economic policies of Macron and the French ruling class, which many citizens ...

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

Asked by reporters last month whether he might fire Zinke, Trump said, "No, I'm going to look into any complaints". " Ryan Zinke will go down as the most anti-conservation Interior secretary in our nation's history", said Jennifer Rokala, executiv...

British Minister Says Government Not Planning Second Brexit Vote British Minister Says Government Not Planning Second Brexit Vote

The prime minister has signalled MPs will now vote on this early next year, and no later than 21 January. He said the party would be using "parliamentary tactics" to try to bring the MPs' "meaningful vote" on the deal - which was delayed by the g...

Chester zoo fire: Animals died in blaze, tourist attraction confirms Chester zoo fire: Animals died in blaze, tourist attraction confirms

Visitors have been evacuated from Chester Zoo after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat area. In the wake of the horrific incident, the zoo stated its team is working non-stop to re-home the evacuated animals, while a JustGiving page...

Ukraine creates new Orthodox church independent from Russian Federation Ukraine creates new Orthodox church independent from Russian Federation

Earlier, he addressed the synod of bishops, saying Kiev's national security depends on "spiritual independence" from Moscow . The ruling in October sparked fury in Moscow, which has overseen the Ukrainian branch of Orthodoxy for the last 332 y...

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday condemned the killing of seven civilians in Kashmir's Pulwama and threatened to raise the issue at the UN. The admin has failed in securing civilian lives. "Taking lives of innocent people is ab...

Obamacare ruled out of order by Texas judge Obamacare ruled out of order by Texas judge

In the first major legal challenge led by ideological opponents of the law, the Supreme Court in 2012 affirmed that most of the ACA was constitutional, while making Medicaid expansion optional for states. President Donald Trump has pledged to repea...

Senate Passes Resolution Condemning Saudi Crown Prince for Khashoggi Murder Senate Passes Resolution Condemning Saudi Crown Prince for Khashoggi Murder

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution to end American support for the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen's civil war and another measure condemning the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist. The Senate resolution also calls the wa...

Jerusalem should remain as it is, says Dr Mahathir Jerusalem should remain as it is, says Dr Mahathir

A decision on the capital came after the government flouted the idea of moving its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in October, ahead of a crucial by-election in Wentworth. "Malaysia reiterates its long-standing position that a two-state ...

More than 40 people injured in Japan restaurant explosion More than 40 people injured in Japan restaurant explosion

The cause of the explosion, which occurred at a two-storey restaurant in Sapporo's Toyohira district, is under investigation, police said, adding that they had no further details. Images on social media showed flames rising from the area as firefight...

13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit, rescue on 13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit, rescue on

A 35-member team from the National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force are involved in the rescue operations of the 13 miners. "We are pumping the water out of the pit with the help of generators but the water level has not re...

Afghanistan hosts talks with Pakistan and China Afghanistan hosts talks with Pakistan and China

Mohammad Nateqi, a former Afghan diplomat, said that a deciding factor for Saturday's agreement to work depended on building mutual trust between Pakistan and Afghanistan given the fact that similar conversations have taken place between Kabul and I...

Ghana university removes Gandhi statue Ghana university removes Gandhi statue

The University of Ghana in Accra was built as a symbol of global peace icon two years ago to strengthen ties between the two nations and was unveiled by former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee . would be degraded to the habits of aboriginal nativ...

British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

Even now, the government remains deadlocked as the warring factions of the Conservative party continue to fail to reach some kind of compromise over the form that will eventually be taken by Brexit; for those against the European Union, the terms tha...

United Kingdom can not keep coming back to European Union with demands, says Leo Varadkar United Kingdom can not keep coming back to European Union with demands, says Leo Varadkar

Speaking after her private meeting yesterday with the European Union chiefs, the PM said: 'My discussions with colleagues today have shown that further clarification and discussion following the Council's conclusions is in fact possible. "But my disc...

U.S. Army Green Beret Charged With Murder Of Afghan Man U.S. Army Green Beret Charged With Murder Of Afghan Man

Matthew Golsteyn with murder for allegedly shooting a suspected Taliban bomb-maker in 2010. An Army Special Operations Command spokesman told Fox News on Friday that "sufficient evidence exists" to warrant charges against Golsteyn. A later review...

Russian Bombers Overfly The Caribbean Russian Bombers Overfly The Caribbean

Young said he was in Washington meeting with the US State Department on Tuesday when the news was announced . This is Moscow's warning message to Washington. The U.S. has also sent planes to overseas allies located close to Russian Federation. The b...

Baby's Body Discovered On Balbriggan Beach Baby's Body Discovered On Balbriggan Beach

Gardaí (Irish police) said the remains of what appeared to be a baby were discovered shortly before 10:00 local time on Saturday in Balbriggan, north of the city. The main railway line between Dublin and Belfast runs along the inside of the beach. ...

Russian TV lauds guy in robot suit as Russian TV lauds guy in robot suit as "most modern" technology

The footage was shot at a high-tech show in the city of Yaroslavl that opened Tuesday, featuring "Boris the Robot". The upcoming robot takeover seems a lot less threatening when a high-tech bot turns out to be a guy in a suit, doesn't it? Why did t...

Dershowitz: Cohen Doesn't Understand The Difference Between Wrong And Illegal Dershowitz: Cohen Doesn't Understand The Difference Between Wrong And Illegal

He added that the objective was to "help (Trump) and his campaign". Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison this week on multiple charges, some related to the payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDoug...

Snow and ice warnings as big weekend freeze blows in Snow and ice warnings as big weekend freeze blows in

It said pavements and cycle paths are likely to become instantly impassable because of the sudden formation of black ice. Similar to black ice, it can become very slippery and is often hard to see. The Met Office says there will be periods of freezin...

Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult

Jo Johnson urged the Prime Minister to let the House of Commons vote on her Brexit deal next week, expressing concern at the way Downing Street is treating Parliament. It would not be able to implement free trade deals with non-EU countries. In a...

Hungary: Lawmakers OK labor rule changes seen as 'slave law' Hungary: Lawmakers OK labor rule changes seen as 'slave law'

It also triples the time period for calculating overtime payments to three years. In Hungary, the law previously allowed for companies to demand a maximum of 250 hours of overtime in a given year. Critics of the bill accuse the government of cuttin...

4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt 4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

Saying that the tomb belonged to a person named "Wahtye", Al-Anani added that the person served as a royal purification priest and Responsible of the Royal Palace, one of the great palaces of the Egyptians. In November archeology officials announced ...

Melania Trump brushes off critics during interview with Sean Hannity Melania Trump brushes off critics during interview with Sean Hannity

Though she said the opportunists' actions hadn't hurt her personally, "the problem is they're writing history and it's not correct", she said. When asked what she'd like America to know about President Trump behind the scenes, the first lady ex...

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