Thursday March 21-st, 2019

Melania Trump: Telegraph apologises and pays damages Melania Trump: Telegraph apologises and pays damages

The Telegraph accepted that the statements should not have been published. Britain's Daily Telegraph has apologised "unreservedly" and agreed to pay damages to America's first lady Melania Trump after publishing an article it said contains ...

Bishop Slams Students for Wearing MAGA Hats to Pro-Life Rally Bishop Slams Students for Wearing MAGA Hats to Pro-Life Rally

The letter comes on the heels of an incident in Washington, D.C. this past weekend involving CovCath students. Foys says the diocese was "bullied" and reacted "prematurely". This behavior is opposed to the Church's teachings on the dignity and resp...

Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum

But Russia managed to block a Security Council statement seen by AFP that would have offered "full support to Guaido and called the National Assembly that he heads "Venezuela's only democratically elected institution". Venezuela's top military offici...

John McCallum resigns as Canada's ambassador to China at Trudeau's request John McCallum resigns as Canada's ambassador to China at Trudeau's request

McCallum issued a mea culpa on January 24 for earlier comments made to Chinese media in Canada - among them, that Meng could make a "strong case" in court against any USA extradition. He later said he "misspoke" and "created confusion". Mr Trudeau ...

'WE WEEP': St. Louis cop killed by colleague in accidental shooting 'WE WEEP': St. Louis cop killed by colleague in accidental shooting

In a statement, St. Louis Police say that Officer Alix is survived by her husband, mother, father, sister, a host of other family members and friends in addition to her police family. The female officer, a 24-year-old military veteran, was shot in ...

Nigerian chief justice ban raises worldwide concerns Nigerian chief justice ban raises worldwide concerns

Both sides were accused of vote-buying in recent governorship elections while Abubakar and the PDP have repeatedly warned the ruling party is trying to rig the result. The statement added: "As far as the law of the land is concerned, Onnoghen remains...

Trump Still Plans to Deliver Jan. 29 State of the Union Address Trump Still Plans to Deliver Jan. 29 State of the Union Address

He then addressed suggestions he might have given the speech in an alternative location, adding: "I am not looking for an alternative venue for the SOTU Address because there is no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of ...

Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes Roger Stone’s Dramatic FBI Arrest Is Inspiring Plenty Of Jokes And Memes

Stone was indicted by the Office of Special Counsel on seven counts: one of obstructing a proceeding, one of witness tampering and five of making false statements to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in 2017. On 7 October 2016, o...

Community Food Bank to provide boxes to furloughed government workers Community Food Bank to provide boxes to furloughed government workers

About 800,000 federal workers have gone two pay periods without a paycheck. Fewer than half the furloughed IRS employees recalled during the shutdown to handle tax returns and taxpayers' questions and send out refunds, without pay, reported for w...

US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address officially postponed US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address officially postponed

Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va. It was so presidential in tone, I just had to take a moment to acknowledge that he's giving her this sort of hat tip that she wins this round and he's not going to do it. Coast Guard working without pay during the governmen...

Miners start horizontal dig for Spanish toddler in well Miners start horizontal dig for Spanish toddler in well

The borehole was too narrow for an adult to enter, according to AP. He said: "At 1.25am (0025 GMT), the rescue teams reached the area of the well where they were looking for Julen". "All of Spain shares in the infinite sadness of Julen's family", ...

Family records video of man shattering windshield Family records video of man shattering windshield

Veneranda Alvarez picked up her two daughters, who are 12 and 13, from school and was meeting her friend, Chris, at a fast food restaurant around 2:30 p.m. The incident, which is believed to be a case of road rage, was captured on cellphone video by ...

Dozens killed in failed IS counterattack in east Syria: monitor Dozens killed in failed IS counterattack in east Syria: monitor

Thousands of people, mostly women and children, have fled into SDF-held territory in recent days, according to the Observatory. Military operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL , also known as ISIS) group in Syria are w...

Sudan's Bashir Visits Qatar While US Expresses Concern Over Arrests Sudan's Bashir Visits Qatar While US Expresses Concern Over Arrests

Oil Minister Azhari Abdel Qader announced that his country "accepted it as a normal matter between friendly countries in light of the current circumstances that Sudan is going through". "Qatar reiterated its firm and continuous support for Sudan", he...

Florida secretary of state resigns after blackface images emerge Florida secretary of state resigns after blackface images emerge

Ertel told the Tallahassee Democrat that he was the man "in blackface and red lipstick, wearing earrings and a New Orleans Saints bandanna, and falsies under a purple T-shirt that had "Katrina Victim" written on it". He was sworn in on January 8 an...

YouTube is trying to recommend fewer scummy, deceptive videos YouTube is trying to recommend fewer scummy, deceptive videos

YouTube has made big changes to its recommendation system over the previous year, refining which videos it suggests to users based on feedback it has received. YouTube has come under fire for featuring conspiratorial content to users when they have...

ISRO to launch students’ satellite Kalamsat ISRO to launch students’ satellite Kalamsat

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday night undertook its first mission of 2019, successfully launching military imaging satellite Microsat-R and Kalamsat, a satellite built by students. "The main goal of student satellites is to enable ...

Louis officer charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer Louis officer charged in fatal shooting of fellow officer

Nathaniel Hendren, 29, shot Alix in the chest early Thursday morning at his home the Carondelet neighborhood of south city, police say. Police did not say why Hendren and his partner had gone to Hendren's house in the first place, or why they asked...

United States warships pass through Taiwan Strait United States warships pass through Taiwan Strait

After the confirming that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell and the Henry J.Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Before July 2018, a year had passed since a US warship was sent through the strait. Fore...

Pope, on trip to Panama, says fear of migrants makes people crazy Pope, on trip to Panama, says fear of migrants makes people crazy

Pope Francis is bringing World Youth Day to Panama's juvenile delinquents who can't participate in the Catholic Church's big festival of faith. Francis also told reporters during his flight to Panama that fear over migrants was "making us ins...

Nigeria's leading female aspirant quits presidential race Nigeria's leading female aspirant quits presidential race

Ezekwesili , a former World Bank vice president for Africa, was one of the bright sparks in a presidential campaign that has seen the two leading political parties - ruling All Progressives Congress and People's Democratic Party - regurgitate exhaust...

Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico Starting Friday Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico Starting Friday

Velasco said Mexico won't accept migrants who have appealed a denial of asylum, unaccompanied children or people who have health problems. " Catch and release " is a term the Trump administration uses for the traditional policy of allowing asylum...

Canadian minor charged with terror-related crimes Canadian minor charged with terror-related crimes

That led officers to Kingston, where they say there was a plan to build an improvised explosive device that was meant to be set off in a public place. As part of the investigation, Lambertucci said a low-altitude surveillance plane, which was spotted...

Russia’s ‘proof’ of compliance with nuclear arms treaty rejected by US Russia’s ‘proof’ of compliance with nuclear arms treaty rejected by US

The Trump administration announced its intention to leave the treaty should Russian Federation not comply by a February 2 deadline. Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov hit back, suggesting the United States was using the allegations as a...

Australian Woman Bitten by Python While Sitting on Toilet Australian Woman Bitten by Python While Sitting on Toilet

According to a Facebook post by the snake-catching company that responded to the incident, the python was just as frightened of Richards as she was of it. A man, also from Brisbane , got the fright for his life when he lifted the toilet lid to a py...

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