Wednesday June 19-th, 2019

Woman being questioned after child joyrides on vehicle roof racks in Perth

New footage of a four-year-old boy holding on to the roof of a vehicle in nothing but a nappy has emerged, and witnesses have claimed his mother knew he was up there. Another said they felt "sick to the stomach" when they saw the child on the vehicle...

Iran says despite United States sanctions, it has found new Iran says despite United States sanctions, it has found new "potential" oil buyers

All countries that were granted waivers from the United States to continue buying a certain amount of Iranian oil imports are complying with U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian energy official said, noting that Tehran was hopeful of finding new buyers.

Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

Most of the US military bases in Syria are located in the north, in the areas controlled by Kurdish militia who actively cooperated with the United States in the fight against the Islamists. Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Turkey's targets are...

Al-Qaeda suspect in USS Cole bombing killed, Trump says

Mr Trump tweeted: "Our GREAT MILITARY has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack on the USS Cole. Our work against al-Qaeda continues", tweeted Trump. "We will never stop in our fight against Radical Islamic Terror...

Deal with Syria regime 'inevitable': Kurdish commander Deal with Syria regime 'inevitable': Kurdish commander

According to the newspaper, Hemo travelled to Russia's Hmeymim military base in Syria days after Washington announced the troop pullout, and then visited Damascus to tell the authorities that the YPG was ready to give up control of the Syrian-Tur...

Mike Pence: 'No wall, no deal' to end partial government shutdown Mike Pence: 'No wall, no deal' to end partial government shutdown

Thanks to the expiration of a provision in a law, some federal officials, including the vice president, will be getting a pay raise unless Congress acts to extend their pay freeze. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) also refused to hold a...

Pope Enters Fray Over Migrant Ships, Appeals for Safe Ports Pope Enters Fray Over Migrant Ships, Appeals for Safe Ports

They were only "seeking a safe port where they can disembark", he added. The vessel has three small children and four teenagers onboard. The dispute over where to let the migrants' dock is running between Italy and Malta . While denying his st...

Congo delays announcing results of presidential election Congo delays announcing results of presidential election

It's still not clear exactly when the results will be ready, alarming opposition parties. Among the frontrunners were Kabila's handpicked successor Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary and two opposition candidates: veteran heavyweight Felix Tshisekedi and ...

NASA Reveals Reason Behind Roscosmos Head's Cancelled Visit NASA Reveals Reason Behind Roscosmos Head's Cancelled Visit

In 2011, the agencies grew closer than ever when the United States retired its Space Shuttle fleet, making Russian Soyuz rockets the only way to shuttle people and equipment to and from the International Space Station (ISS), and resulting in NASA p...

Trump claims U.S. killed al-Qaida militant tied to USS Cole bombing Trump claims U.S. killed al-Qaida militant tied to USS Cole bombing

A USA grand jury indicted Badawi in 2003 for his role in the bombing, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation offered a reward of up to $5 million (£4 million) for information leading to his arrest. The blast left a gaping hole in the vessel's hull a...

Trump Calls Those Who Don't Support His Wall 'Criminals' Trump Calls Those Who Don't Support His Wall 'Criminals'

Trump has designated Vice President Mike Pence , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and adviser Jared Kushner to work with a congressional delegation at a meeting set for 11 a.m. Trump repeated the false claim to reporters Friday that Me...

Moscow demands answers after Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Russian Moscow demands answers after Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Russian

Russian Federation has dismissed suggestions that a former U.S. marine accused of spying could be involved in a prisoner swap. Whelan holds a British passport, according to reports Friday. The Russian government has so far given no details about ...

Saudi women to get divorce notices over text Saudi women to get divorce notices over text

A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from not knowing about their own divorce . However, women still remain subject to male guardianship laws. But despite limited reforms over the last decade - including opening up sports sta...

Badakhshan Mine Collapse Kills 30 Badakhshan Mine Collapse Kills 30

At least seven other people were injured, officials say. Villagers had reportedly dug a 60m (220ft) deep but makeshift shaft in a river bed to hunt for gold and were caught in its collapse. Badakhshan is a remote, mountainous province in northeast ...

Congo's electoral commission slams Catholic Church Congo's electoral commission slams Catholic Church

With global concerns growing over the transfer of power in sub-Saharan Africa's largest nation of 80 million people, Western powers have upped pressure on Kinshasa to ensure the vote count is accurate and transparent. At stake is a vast country rich ...

House Democrats introduce anti-corruption bill; require presidential tax returns House Democrats introduce anti-corruption bill; require presidential tax returns

Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., the chair of the House Democrats' Democracy Reform Task Force who helped organize the package, told ABC News that it would be important for Democrats to pass heading into two years of divided government, and the next presid...

Man in custody after 3 children found dead in Texas apartment Man in custody after 3 children found dead in Texas apartment

Nelson remains at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Officials did not say how the woman was related to the children - thought to be an infant, a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old. He has also been charged with robbery, theft, evading a...

Funeral will be held in California for slain police officer Funeral will be held in California for slain police officer

Officer Jeffrey Harmon of the Modesto Police Department speaks as the flag-draped casket of slain Newman police officer Ronil Singh is seen during a funeral service at CrossPoint Community Church on January 5, 2019, in Modesto. Corporal Ronil Singh w...

Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter Hackers Post Personal Information About Hundreds Of German Politicians On Twitter

According to the German newspaper Bild , which has retained copies of the leaked data, the whole of the German cabinet is affected - reaching as high as Mrs Merkel. The document leak was first discovered Thursday evening, the RBB Inforadio , a Berl...

Malaysia's king abdicates: palace statement

The National Palace said that Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, 49, has resigned as the 15th Agong, or Supreme Ruler of the federation. Wan Ahmad Dahlan said the Sultan also thanked the government for their cooperation in administering the country.

Time for Christmas decorations to be taken down Time for Christmas decorations to be taken down

Why do people take their Christmas decorations down then? According to tradition, Christmas trees and decorations should be taken down on either Twelfth Night or Epiphany to avoid bad luck after the season of merriment. In previous decades, Fil...

Man arrested after Gardaí find body in Co Donegal Man arrested after Gardaí find body in Co Donegal

The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and her body has been taken from the house for a post-mortem examination. "My deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of the young woman who has sadly lost her life so prematurely"....

US woman arrested for allegedly biting jogger US woman arrested for allegedly biting jogger

She allegedly bit and punched a jogger who pepper sprayed her dog. Alma Cadwalader, a 19-year old from Oakland, is in police custody after she bit a female jogger, who used pepper spray to when she was attacked by the teenager's dog. The woman pict...

Negotiations continue as government shutdown enters 3rd week Negotiations continue as government shutdown enters 3rd week

Trump also said the hundreds of thousands of federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay would want him to "keep going" and fight for border security. "I am allowed to do that". According to The New York Times, the president is allow...

Shutdown Continues as Democrats Take Back the House Shutdown Continues as Democrats Take Back the House

The new congress is considered the most diverse in history with record numbers of women and women of colour. In one of the first acts of the new Congress, the House passed a short-term bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for about a mo...

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