Thursday March 21-st, 2019

Senate Challenges Onnoghen's Suspension at Supreme Court Senate Challenges Onnoghen's Suspension at Supreme Court

Those in attendance included senatorial candidates of the APC, while serving senators were also led by the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan. "The Nigerian Bar Association rising from her NEC meeting has chose to embark on a two-day warning boycott of cou...

USA to announce criminal charges related to China's Huawei

The charges include bank fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. The U.S. has been expected to announce charges against Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou since she was arrested in Vancouver i...

USA announces criminal charges in China-related case USA announces criminal charges in China-related case

Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general, said grand juries in Seattle and NY had indicted Huawei, its affiliates and its chief financial officer on 23 criminal charges. Huawei is accused of stealing robot technology from T-Mobile for building s...

North Carolina boy 'hung out with a bear' while lost in woods North Carolina boy 'hung out with a bear' while lost in woods

She was willing to roll with the story, saying, "God sent him a friend to keep him safe". As it turned out, help was at hand in those woods in North Carolina. The claims were repeated by his aunt, Brenna Hathaway. God is good God. The sheriff said ...

Chinese Foreign Ministry: Canadian envoy sacking is internal affair Chinese Foreign Ministry: Canadian envoy sacking is internal affair

Like many commentators in Canada, the Chinese media suggested the Canadian government was ignoring its role in a tug of war between the United States and China in delivering Meng over to USA justice. David Mulroney, the former Canadian ambassador t...

NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days

ABC is reporting that the woman was a cleaning employee. Firefighters were able to force the elevator door open with tools, New York Fire Department spokesman Chris Bark said. Police identified the woman as Marites Fortaleza, a housekeeper at t...

Firefighters battle to contain Cape Town blaze Firefighters battle to contain Cape Town blaze

The fires, which raged on several fronts on the slopes of Signal Hill and Lion's Head, were fanned by strong southeasterly winds and razed a large tract of natural vegetation. Firefighters found him. He was treated and taken to hospital. City of Ca...

Forecast: Snow, wintry mix to bring unsafe driving conditions Tuesday Forecast: Snow, wintry mix to bring unsafe driving conditions Tuesday

Wind chills will be as low as minus 35 degrees with gusty northwest winds averaging 14 to 22 miles per hour. Northwest winds gust up to 30 miles per hour. The overnight low is expected to be around 17. A couple of weak disturbances will bring some lo...

Bodies of Australian scientist and sister found Bodies of Australian scientist and sister found

Local authorities told media the killings were committed with "extreme cruelty", with sources close to the investigation alleging the bodies were mutilated beyond recognition and could only be identified by DNA. The paper also reported that Pereg was...

Netherlands refuses Italian request to accept 47 migrants on rescue ship Netherlands refuses Italian request to accept 47 migrants on rescue ship

Following that deal, Matteo Salvini , deputy prime minister and leader of the far-right party the League, said Italy should not take any migrants from Malta . The migrants "are wet because there is not enough room under cover". City residents who...

UAE ridiculed for gender balance award ceremony which features no women

That statement also mentioned that Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum used the occasion to express "his appreciation for the honest efforts" of another female royal: Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, who serves as the president of the U.A.E.'s Supreme Council...

Federal Bureau of Investigation director says partial shutdown is 'mind-boggling' Federal Bureau of Investigation director says partial shutdown is 'mind-boggling'

FBI Director Christopher Wray took an uncommon step and waded into political waters on Friday in a message to bureau employees. In the posted video message, Wray said they've been working on finding a way to make a one-time payment to employees to...

Iranian commander threatens Israel's destruction if it attacks Iranian commander threatens Israel's destruction if it attacks

Israel has been opposing Iran's military presence in Syria, fearing Tehran might gain increased influence in the region. Last Friday, in an interview with CNN, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was asked if Russia was Iran's ally on t...

Denmark is building a border fence to stop African swine fever

Work on the fence, which will be up to 5 feet tall, began Monday in Padborg, 136 miles southwest of Copenhagen. Denmark is the only European Union country where there are more pigs than humans, and now exports around €4bn (£3.5bn) of pork a year.

'Significant progress' in US-Taliban talks 'Significant progress' in US-Taliban talks

Both Ghani's team and some rival slates include ardent anti-Taliban figures, and the contest is bound to become entangled in peace talk issues. Pakistani officials believe any agreement at this stage will help bridge the trust gap between the US ...

Extreme cold warning issued for region Extreme cold warning issued for region

Active weather is going to be replaced by extreme cold across eastern Saskatchewan on Monday. If you must be outside, dress warmly in layers, with a wind resistant outer layer. "Travel may become hazardous due to reduced visibilities in heavy snow ...

Trump Pans Fox News Over Coverage of Border Wall Negotiations Trump Pans Fox News Over Coverage of Border Wall Negotiations

He is not a candidate", Kilmeade continued. "Fox and Friends" host Brian Kilmeade twiddled his thumbs, seeming to know the word was coming. "Maybe I didn't return her phone call or something". "This is NOT right". I stand by my colleagues @ johnrob...

Partial US government shutdown cost economy US$3 billion: budget office Partial US government shutdown cost economy US$3 billion: budget office

Trump had demanded that legislation to fund the government contain $5.7 billion for his long-promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, which he says is necessary to stop illegal immigration, human trafficking and drug smuggling. "Some of those pri...

Asia Bibi lawyer returns to Pakistan to aid in review appeal Asia Bibi lawyer returns to Pakistan to aid in review appeal

Malook also appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to provide him security in view of the threats he had received. Her lawyer, Saiful Malook , has said he is confident the court will reject the petition. Her case drew the attention of worldwide r...

Americans Lack Confidence in Trump, Govt — WashPost Poll

A majority of Americans don't like the way President Donald Trump handles US foreign policy and about half think the country's global standing will deteriorate during the next year. About 39 percent back pulling US troops from Syria and 41 percent ...

Twin bomb explosion kills at least 20 at Philippines cathedral Twin bomb explosion kills at least 20 at Philippines cathedral

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the bombings. The Philippine government says it will "pursue to the ends of the earth the ruthless perpetrators" behind the bomb attacks. They worry small numbers of Islamic State-linked militants from th...

Man clings to moving SUV in road rage episode caught on video Man clings to moving SUV in road rage episode caught on video

But the men's encounter quickly became "adverserial", according to police, with Kamrowski reaching into Fitzgerald's white Infiniti SUV to pick up a bottle of water. Kamrowski says it all started after Fitzgerald swerved into his lane and bumped his ...

Red panda escapes Belfast Zoo Red panda escapes Belfast Zoo

Officials say a rare red panda that disappeared from Belfast Zoo in Northern Ireland has been found. We are pleased to report that the red panda which escaped from its enclosure at Belfast Zoo on Sunday has been located. Police also asked motor...

US envoy Khalilzad briefs Afghan President Ghani on talks with Taliban US envoy Khalilzad briefs Afghan President Ghani on talks with Taliban

A major issue in the talks is the future of Taliban fighters presently held in the government prisons in Afghanistan. Speculation of an interim government is "absolutely wrong", he added, saying there were no discussions about the future government...

Man Clings to Moving SUV in Rage Episode Caught on Video Man Clings to Moving SUV in Rage Episode Caught on Video

After a fender-bender, 65-year-old Richard Kamrowski jumped on the hood of an SUV attempting to leave the scene. In video shot by another driver, the white 2016 Infiniti, which had a cracked windshield, is seen speeding up and slowing down while ...

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