Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Two held over English Channel crossings Two held over English Channel crossings

The salient question was posed Wednesday by British Home Secretary Sajid Javid , who expressed frustration at the large number of asylum claims coming from a seemingly safe European country. Of the recent arrests, a National Crime Agency spokeswoman...

Death toll climbs to 31 in Russian gas blast Death toll climbs to 31 in Russian gas blast

As of Thursday morning, the bodies of 22 of the 37 dead had been identified, agencies cited the local branch of the emergencies ministries as saying. Six children are among those who were killed. A woman reacts as she stands at the scene of the col...

US Should Avoid US Should Avoid "Strategic Misjudgement", Says China Amid Trade War

Trump posted at about 11 a.m. local time that he had just finished a "long and very good call" with Xi to discuss a possible deal to address the continuing trade differences between the United States and China . Trump sent his own congratulatory mes...

Trump again calls for complete wall at border Trump again calls for complete wall at border

After a White House meeting on Sunday, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Trump was receptive to Graham's idea of a deal that might provide work permits to Dreamers in exchange for money for physical border barriers. "They try and make it like it...

More Trump: I got a great letter from North Korean's Kim More Trump: I got a great letter from North Korean's Kim

Kim said in his New Year's address Tuesday that he is ready for a second meeting with Trump at any time and is committed to "complete denuclearization". Progress on implementing the deal has stalled, with the North demanding sanctions relief and the ...

Trump wants great relationship with Pakistan, eyes meeting with leadership Trump wants great relationship with Pakistan, eyes meeting with leadership

Trump drew a comparison between the expenses being borne by the United States and other countries in the Afghan peace efforts. "And we are subsidizing their military is by billions and billions and billions of dollars, many, many, many times, what th...

Police fire teargas as protesters rally in Khartoum Police fire teargas as protesters rally in Khartoum

Since Dec. 19, various areas in Sudan , including Khartoum, have been witnessing popular protests over the deteriorating economic conditions and price hikes of basic commodities. Bashir has told police to abstain from using excessive force against t...

Here’s how Elizabeth Warren responded to critics who say she’s too liberal Here’s how Elizabeth Warren responded to critics who say she’s too liberal

Bernie Sanders , and Emily Parcell, whose past campaign roles include political director for Barack Obama's winning 2008 Iowa caucus campaign. Jim Braude was joined by former MA co-chair of the Trump Presidential campaign Geoff Diehl, who ran for...

I will be everyone's premier: Bangla PM Sheikh Hasina I will be everyone's premier: Bangla PM Sheikh Hasina

Hasina also brushed aside the Opposition's allegation of vote rigging, saying "if there had been any allegation, the Election Commission would have cancelled voting in the centre immediately". This was the first election in which the BNP campaigned w...

Filing: Utility could face charges in California wildfires Filing: Utility could face charges in California wildfires

Becerra's opinion underscores the mounting problems facing PG&E, which is could be liable for billions of dollars in civil damages in connection with the Camp Fire and the flurry of deadly fires in the wine country and elsewhere in Northern Califor...

USA demands Russian Federation explain American's detention on spying charges

Whelan. Whelan's family, in a statement that David Whelan posted on Twitter, said: "We are deeply concerned for his safety and well-being". Russia's FSB security service did not acknowledge the arrest until Monday when it claimed Whelan was...

14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash 14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

The suspect and another boy were inside a GMC Acadia throwing eggs at passing cars on Tuesday afternoon, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said . The boys fled in the SUV, ran a red light, and hit a Ford F-150 truck, police say-killing its driver, ...

USA border agents fire TEAR GAS at immigrants on New Year's Eve USA border agents fire TEAR GAS at immigrants on New Year's Eve

Others scrambled under the fence. "Agents deployed smoke, pepper spray and CS gas [tear gas] to a position upwind of the rock throwers and south of the border fence". Still, the Trump administration faced intense criticism from Democratic lawmake...

New Pentagon leader Pat Shanahan says he is focusing on China New Pentagon leader Pat Shanahan says he is focusing on China

Shanahan, who took the Pentagon's top spot Jan 1 after serving as deputy defence secretary, was thrust onto the world stage when Mattis quit last month amid long-running disagreements with President Donald Trump. By focusing on China as opposed to op...

More Areas Of Yosemite Closed Due To Human Waste More Areas Of Yosemite Closed Due To Human Waste

In California, Yosemite National Park officials have closed the Wawona and Hodgson Meadows campgrounds, along with the Mariposa Grove of redwoods, after finding human feces and urine beside Wawona Road, the Los Angeles Times reported . "You're loo...

United States troops to leave Syria but YPG support to continue United States troops to leave Syria but YPG support to continue

U.S. soldiers had been leading the coalition against the Islamic State terror group, while also helping to thwart a permanent Iranian infrastructure in the war-torn country. "The president is reconsidering how we do this". For a president who has...

Russia's Putin says he is 'open for dialogue' with United States Russia's Putin says he is 'open for dialogue' with United States

In late November, Trump suddenly abolished the scheduled meeting with Putin at G20 Summit in Argentina, referring to the tension around the capture of Ukrainian warships by Russian Federation. "The issue should be addressed to Washington". "(Puti...

Hill leaders, Trump to meet on border in WH Situation Room Hill leaders, Trump to meet on border in WH Situation Room

Congress and the president are at an impasse over funding for Trump's pet project, a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. ".@realDonaldTrump has given Democrats a great opportunity to show how we will govern responsibly & quickly pass our plan to ...

Cleveland Clinic’s anti-Semitic doctor attended Orthodox Jewish college Cleveland Clinic’s anti-Semitic doctor attended Orthodox Jewish college

Kollab was a former resident, has since confirmed that Dr. Kollab is no longer employed at the hospital. Kollab since deleted her tweets, but Canary Mission , a website devoted to exposing those who openly support antisemitism or terrorist organ...

Man Screaming ‘Why Don’t You Just Die’ At Spider Sparks Emergency Response Man Screaming ‘Why Don’t You Just Die’ At Spider Sparks Emergency Response

The concerned resident called 000, Australia's emergency response number, prompting a police response. When police showed up, they discovered the man was trying to kill a spider. The Wanneroo police Twitter account posted a screenshot of the po...

12 more migrants cross English Channel to Britain 12 more migrants cross English Channel to Britain

In 2018, 539 people attempted to migrate to the United Kingdom on small boats from France, according to the British Home Office, with 80 percent of those occuring the past three months. Speaking after a meeting with senior officials from the National...

2 killed, dozens wounded in bombing near Philippines mall 2 killed, dozens wounded in bombing near Philippines mall

According to the Explosive and Ordnance Division (EOD), the IED contained black powder mixed with concrete nails and firecrackers. The police are eyeing the possible involvement of local terrorist groups inspired by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sy...

Six people killed in train accident on Denmark bridge Six people killed in train accident on Denmark bridge

There were at least 131 passengers and three employees on board the train when the accident happened at around 7:30 a.m. CET (0630 UTC), reported the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR). It reported that eight people were injured. A severe storm...

Sydney's £3.2m fireworks display marred by simple goof Sydney's £3.2m fireworks display marred by simple goof

Australians ushered in the new year with a spectacular fireworks display over Sydney Harbour. More than 1 billion people around the world were expected to watch the fireworks on television. In Hong Kong, festive lights on skyscrapers provided the b...

Brexit sends Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 percent in 2018 Brexit sends Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 percent in 2018

Around 6 million British people are eligible for an Irish passport, if they have been born in either Northern Ireland or Ireland, or have a parent or grandparent that is Irish. The number was an increase from the 81,000 that were recorded past year, ...

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