Thursday March 21-st, 2019

Paris Police Officers Found Guilty Of Gang-Raping Canadian Tourist Paris Police Officers Found Guilty Of Gang-Raping Canadian Tourist

Emily Spanton, a counsellor from St. Catharines, Ont., was visiting Paris in April 2014 when she met the officers at an Irish pub and later was given a tour of police headquarters, where the incident occurred. According to court documents, DNA from...

Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

However the Met Office has now issued an Amber warning for parts of the county - to the west of Southampton. Rain and snow will move into the United Kingdom from southwest during Thursday night, and maybe continuing across some southern areas on Fr...

Pelosi Will Be Begging For A Wall After More Caravans Pelosi Will Be Begging For A Wall After More Caravans

Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to reschedule the speech three days after he signed a bill to reopen the government. I've got you covered. As a bipartisan coalition tries to broker a funding compromise, the White House is moving behind the scenes...

What is a 'frost quake'? Explaining the weather phenomenon What is a 'frost quake'? Explaining the weather phenomenon

Extremely cold air like we have this week can cause lots of creaking and snapping sounds, but on rare occasions, it can cause a boom or bang. Chicago residents reported hearing "loud booms" Wednesday night when temperatures in the area reached we...

Donald Trump: Peace Talks 'Proceeding Well' in Afghanistan Donald Trump: Peace Talks 'Proceeding Well' in Afghanistan

The stakes are higher in Afghanistan, a conflict that has cost 2,400 American lives and hundreds of billions in taxpayer dollars. The former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency who was with President Bush on 9/11 warned that a deal t...

Lindsey Graham asks FBI director for briefing on Roger Stone raid Lindsey Graham asks FBI director for briefing on Roger Stone raid

Graham wants to know why the Federal Bureau of Investigation chose to raid Stone's home rather than contact his attorney and if the arrest is consistent with arrests of defendants facing similar charges. Republican lawmakers demanded answers on Wedne...

Germany, France, Britain to Create Way to Trade with Iran Germany, France, Britain to Create Way to Trade with Iran

The European trade vehicle was conceived as a way to help match Iranian oil and gas exports against purchases of EU goods. Three European nations appeared poised Thursday to announce they have created a way for Iran to continue trade with them and ...

French militants will return home, and to prison, from Syria French militants will return home, and to prison, from Syria

French prisons have "watertight" neighborhoods including neighborhoods for assessing radicalization and care. "The Americans are pulling out of Syria. France 24, RFI' sister TV channel, broadcast an exclusive interview of Mathilde , a French jihad...

Russia, U.S. last-ditch talks to break nuclear pact deadlock fail: agencies Russia, U.S. last-ditch talks to break nuclear pact deadlock fail: agencies

US officials also have expressed worry that China, which is not party to the 1987 treaty, is gaining a significant military advantage in Asia by deploying large numbers of missiles with ranges beyond the treaty's limit. In this October 23, 2018, file...

Putin and Trump talked at G20 without U.S. translator Putin and Trump talked at G20 without U.S. translator

Sources told Fox News that Trump told Putin during their conversation that they could not formally meet again until the situation in Ukraine was resolved. Although Trump flatly denied any intention to hide the contents of their meeting and stated t...

Polar Vortex Blasts US Midwest, Northeast with Record-Breaking Cold Polar Vortex Blasts US Midwest, Northeast with Record-Breaking Cold

Many normal activities shut down and residents huddled inside as the National Weather Service forecast plunging temperatures from one of the coldest air masses in years. Extraordinarily cold weather has paralysed cities across the United States -...

'We're getting soft:' Gov. Bevin criticizes cold weather closings 'We're getting soft:' Gov. Bevin criticizes cold weather closings

Many of Kentucky's schools closed Wednesday with forecasts predicting wind chills well below zero degrees (negative 17 Celsius). While the Kentucky governor did say that "it's better to err on the side of being safe", he admitted he was anxious abo...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: God wanted Trump to be president Sarah Huckabee Sanders: God wanted Trump to be president

Steven Groves, who currently serves in the White House as assistant special counsel, will be now be deputy press secretary handling issues related to the Department of Justice and legislative affairs. "The goal is to be the best version of who God cr...

Parking garage fire at Newark Airport ravages more than a dozen cars

CBS New York reports the fire broke out around 7 a.m.at a parking garage near Terminal C. Terminal C's Level 1 Roadway has since reopened, the airport tweeted . The airport is directing travelers to use alternative parking areas during the fire. ...

Canada to halve staff at Cuba embassy after another diplomat falls ill Canada to halve staff at Cuba embassy after another diplomat falls ill

USA staff have also been affected by the illness, which causes dizziness, nausea and difficulty concentrating. Similar symptoms have affected U.S. embassy staff in China. "A further reduction in the footprint is deemed to be the appropriate respo...

Mitch McConnell Slams Dem Bill to Expand Voting Rights Mitch McConnell Slams Dem Bill to Expand Voting Rights

Speaking on the Senate floor, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) mocked a provision in the For the People Act (H.R. 1 ) that would make Election Day a federal holiday, calling it a "power grab" that would allow federal workers to have a day o...

Smog shuts hundreds of schools as Bangkok becomes a 'pollution control zone'

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha, leader of Thailand's military government, said he's seeking temporary closure of some factories during pollution spikes to tackle the problem. The metropolis of about 10 million people closed 437 government schools...

Iran to improve accuracy of missiles, not to increase range Iran to improve accuracy of missiles, not to increase range

The secretary of Iran's National Security Council said Iran would keep working to improve the missiles' accuracy. " The enemies say Iran's missile power should be eliminated, but we have repeatedly said our missile capabilities are not negotiable "...

Saudi Arabia ends purge after recovering $100bn from princes and businessmen Saudi Arabia ends purge after recovering $100bn from princes and businessmen

Settlements were reached with 87 people who confessed to the charges against them, the royal court said. For the first three months of the campaign, numerous kingdom's economic and political elite, including global investor Prince Alwaleed bin Tala...

Trump to EU: Don't evade Iran sanctions Trump to EU: Don't evade Iran sanctions

The move is expected to salvage the Iranian Nuclear Deal which prohibited Iran from making nuclear weapons in exchange for lifting of trade sanctions which brought Middle Eastern country's economic activity to a standstill. The Trump administration b...

Xi meeting next month? Officials on both sides in talks Xi meeting next month? Officials on both sides in talks

Robert Lighthizer, the US trade representative and the Trump administration's lead negotiator this week, wants China to toughen intellectual property protections and to stop what he said is unfairly subsidizing its state-owned enterprises. If he did,...

Indias unemployment rate hit four-decade high after demonetisation Indias unemployment rate hit four-decade high after demonetisation

The assessment by the National Sample Survey Office conducted between July 2017-June 2018, showed the unemployment rate stood at 6.1 per cent, the highest since 1972-73, Business Standard reported. "I do not want to comment on it", Pravin Sriva...

Rand Paul Awarded Over $580,000 in Damages Against Neighbor for Attack Rand Paul Awarded Over $580,000 in Damages Against Neighbor for Attack

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to reporters outside of attending a closed-door briefing, on the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel at the U.S. He had already received a $10,000 f...

Russian authorities arrest lawmaker in connection with 2 contract killings Russian authorities arrest lawmaker in connection with 2 contract killings

Russia's senior prosecutor attended the plenary session and unexpectedly made the case for the arrest of 32-year-old Rauf Arashukov. The house speaker, Valentina Matvienko, said that Arashukov tried to walk out of the hall while the deputies were ...

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back

The two sides also agreed to a prisoner exchange that has yet to take place. The United Nations special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, welcomed the Saudi prisoner release, tweeting that he hoped to see "more similar humanitarian gestures from ...

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