Thursday May 23-rd, 2019

Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach

Last week, an estimated a total of 80,000 people took part in protests that were markedly less violent than several previous editions, which ended in clashes with police, the torching of cars and shopfronts being smashed. Protests in Paris this mon...

'There is only one Macedonia': Violent clashes in Athens over name change 'There is only one Macedonia': Violent clashes in Athens over name change

The violence flared as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attempts to face down a political storm over his championing of a landmark agreement with Macedonia aimed at ending a 27-year dispute with Athens over the country's name. One man draped in ...

Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

Later on Monday , winds will ease and people can expect chills to hit -30 C. Lake effect snow bands that have plagued parts of the Thumb today will continue tonight , but the greatest impact appears to be for the northern part of the county.

U.S. envoy Khalilzad extends stay in Pakistan U.S. envoy Khalilzad extends stay in Pakistan

Leading US Senator Lindsey Graham vowed Sunday to urge President Donald Trump to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to boost Washington's Afghanistan peace efforts. The residents said Afghanistan has experienced 14 yea...

Giuliani: Trump Tower Moscow Talks Continued Throughout 2016 Campaign

They should be sued, under investigation". Within 24 hours of the story's publication, the special counsel's office issued a statement doing just that. "It was Michael Cohen driving the project", he told CNN in a separate interview on its "Stat...

Shutdown: Trump risks rightwing ire with tweet on 'amnesty' for migrants Shutdown: Trump risks rightwing ire with tweet on 'amnesty' for migrants

Trump's harsh comments about those countries last year, when Democrats say he called Haiti and Central American nations "s-hole" countries. He did not distinguish between illegal migration and asylum seekers. "And it's really at a time to say no ...

Fox accuses MPs of trying to 'steal' Brexit from the people Fox accuses MPs of trying to 'steal' Brexit from the people

Theresa May is expected to reject calls to forge a cross-party consensus on Brexit when she lays out her plan B to parliament on Monday, choosing instead to back new diplomatic efforts in Brussels to renegotiate the Irish backstop. "Now that more ...

Caught on camera: Toddler walks over to police with hands up Caught on camera: Toddler walks over to police with hands up

Florida police were responding to reports of an armed shoplifter when they pulled over the girl's parents, instructing two men in the auto to get out and approach them with his arms raised. The bodycam footage shows a police officer talking sweetly ...

Trump 'appreciates' Mueller's statement on report's accuracy

The White House said the story was false. "Look, that's absolutely ridiculous", spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. The website went on to report that Mueller's office learned about the alleged directive after speaking with numerous people fr...

May planning to reject calls for cross-party consensus on Brexit May planning to reject calls for cross-party consensus on Brexit

May's government then survived a confidence vote on Wednesday and set about talks with figures from rival parties. As she tries to navigate a way through competing visions for the future from a second referendum to staying in the EU, Mrs May told m...

Mueller's office disputes Buzzfeed story on Michael Cohen Mueller's office disputes Buzzfeed story on Michael Cohen

The article triggered calls from Democrats for the president's resignation or impeachment . He pleaded guilty in November to a separate charge brought by Mueller's office of lying to Congress about the negotiations over the Trump Tower in Moscow...

Palestinian Jailed For Selling Land To Jews Transferred To U.S. Palestinian Jailed For Selling Land To Jews Transferred To U.S.

The United States reportedly expect Palestinians to abandon their claims for the whole territory of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, including the historic part of the city. 55-year-old Issam Akel former hospital clerk from East Jerusalem has been d...

Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report

Cohen is scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee Feb. 7, where he will probably be questioned about the report. The story landed like a thunderclap in Washington , where prominent Democrats are vowing to get to the b...

University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video

A sorority at the University of Oklahoma says it has expelled a student who was seen wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet in a video that went viral on Twitter. The student group also said it planned to participate in a " Rall...

Thousands Of Flights Cancelled Due To Massive Storm

By Saturday morning, 1,135 flights within, into or out of the US were canceled for Saturday, according to flight-tracking service FlightAware . The average delay for flights out of O'Hare was almost an hour on Saturday afternoon. Interruptions to ai...

Giuliani denies report Trump told Cohen to lie Giuliani denies report Trump told Cohen to lie

In a brief statement, it said: " Buzzfeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterisation of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accura...

Deputies shoot OR man suspected of killing 4 family members Deputies shoot OR man suspected of killing 4 family members

A rural OR man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. A man who murdered four people inside an OR home and attempting to kill a child was shot and kil...

Sheikh Tamim in Lebanon despite low turnout for Arab summit Sheikh Tamim in Lebanon despite low turnout for Arab summit

The Amir and the accompanying delegation were welcomed by Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil, Lebanese Minister of State for Presidency Affairs Dr Pierre Raffoul, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Ambass...

United Nations condemns 'vile' killing of eight United Nations peacekeepers in Mali United Nations condemns 'vile' killing of eight United Nations peacekeepers in Mali

The attack was successfully repelled, it added. "The current toll is 8 blue helmets killed and several injured". A Malian security source spoke of at least six killed and 19 wounded, while a diplomat in northern Mali told AFP that several of the ...

Climate risks, data theft top fears at World Economic Forum meeting Climate risks, data theft top fears at World Economic Forum meeting

Børge Brende, president of the World Economic Forum, highlighted the need for improved global relations. "Shortfalls of investment in critical infrastructure such as transport can lead to system-wide breakdowns as well as exacerbate associated social...

Jason Van Dyke Sentencing Hearing Jason Van Dyke Sentencing Hearing

Some experts believe Van Dyke, 40, could face as much as 96 years in prison, though debate in the legal community continues over the precise sentencing range. "Where's my license at?'" Van Dyke said, "Shut the f-- up or you're going to jail", accordi...

'Precious Son:' Army Ranger Dies From Afghanistan Combat Wounds 'Precious Son:' Army Ranger Dies From Afghanistan Combat Wounds

The 75th Ranger Regiment is known to be involved in both the USA -led counterterrorism mission dubbed Operation Freedom's Sentinel and joint operations with Afghan national security forces. He completed One Station Unit Training as an infantryman, th...

Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest man, dies in Japan at 113 Masazo Nonaka, world's oldest man, dies in Japan at 113

He passed away without causing our family any fuss at all". Nonaka was born in July 1905 and became the oldest living man on April 10, 2018, according to Guinness World Records. He outlived all seven of his siblings, as well as his wife and three o...

Syria says it shot down Israeli missiles targeting airport in Damascus Syria says it shot down Israeli missiles targeting airport in Damascus

No further details were immediately provided. "A short while ago, a rocket was sacked at the northern Golan Heights and was intercepted by the "Iron Dome" aerial defence system", an Israeli military statement said. Seven others were wounded in the ...

VP Responds to Critique of Wife Over Christian School VP Responds to Critique of Wife Over Christian School

Rather than praising the second lady for using her time to pour into young students, Karen Pence was met with intense backlash after it was reported the school holds to a biblical view of sexuality, taking issue with same-sex relationships, extra...

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