Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic, arrested in Philippines Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic, arrested in Philippines

Ressa, 55, is a former CNN bureau chief. In its selection of Ms Ressa as a Person of the Year, Time Magazine cited her and several other journalists as "guardians" in what it said was an effort to emphasise the importance of reporters' work in a...

Pacific Storm Brings Unprecedented Snow To Hawaii Pacific Storm Brings Unprecedented Snow To Hawaii

Officials at the state Department of Land and Natural Resources reported snow falling at the Polipoli State Park in Maui, and snow is forecast in some other areas as well . The National Weather Service in Honolulu said a mix of wintry weather is ex...

United States fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions United States fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions

The court's 15-judge panel "unanimously finds that it has jurisdiction...to rule on the application filed by the Islamic Republic of Iran ", presiding judge Abdulaqawi Yusuf said, reading the decision. Its rulings are binding and can not be appealed...

At least 41 killed in Iran bombing on Revolutionary Guard personnel bus At least 41 killed in Iran bombing on Revolutionary Guard personnel bus

It described the passengers as "shift personnel", but didn't provide any details of their rank. The Fars news agency said the attack was claimed by Jaish al-Adl, a jihadist group formed in 2012 as a successor to the Sunni extremist group Jundalla...

Parents 'starved their children' dog cage just out of reach of food Parents 'starved their children' dog cage just out of reach of food

She is the mother to all four children , while he is the father of one, according to authorities. Wise County jail records show Andrew Joseph Fabila and Paige Isabow Harkings are each charged with four counts of criminal child endangerment.

Former US counterintelligence agent charged with revealing classified information to Iran Former US counterintelligence agent charged with revealing classified information to Iran

A 2012 photo released by the Department of Justice shows Monica Elfriede Witt. Four Iranian citizens have also been charged with attempting to install spy software on computers belonging to Ms Witt's colleagues. 13, 2019, the DOJ announced an indi...

Woman wanted in chair tossing off balcony surrenders to police Woman wanted in chair tossing off balcony surrenders to police

A suspect was identified Wednesday as 19-year-old Toronto resident Marcella Zoia. Police on Tuesday had said they knew her identity and were urging her to contact a lawyer and police. The blonde haired suspect was clad in a leather jacket, black tr...

Balkan Nation Is North Macedonia Now Balkan Nation Is North Macedonia Now

The country plans to give the United Nations and its member states formal notice of the name change within days, he said. It will be accepted as a full member late this year or early in 2020 once parliaments have endorsed the text. Workers were remov...

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Connection to Woman Found Dead in Suitcase Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Connection to Woman Found Dead in Suitcase

The night before, she made a frantic, prophetic phone call to her mother declaring: "I'm scared". Police have made an arrest in the death of Valerie Reyes , whose body was found bound stuffed in suitcase along a CT road last week. Da Silva repor...

Widespread loss of insect could cause nature's 'collapse' Widespread loss of insect could cause nature's 'collapse'

We actually need them for all of our ecosystems to function properly - they represent food for other creatures, pollinators and they are also recyclers of nutrients. While the focus in the past has been on the decline in vertebrate animal biodiversit...

Gavin Williamson: Drone 'swarm squadrons' to be deployed by military Gavin Williamson: Drone 'swarm squadrons' to be deployed by military

The report said Williamson will highlight close military ties between Washington and London and will support U.S. President Donald Trump's call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to increase military spending in the face of what he ...

Wire fox terrier is King at Westminster Wire fox terrier is King at Westminster

But everyone's saying the dachshund was robbed. Expected to do well, 7-year-old King won in breed judging Tuesday morning and advanced to the terrier group round. King, whose full name is Kingarthur Van Foliny Home, has now won 47 overall best in s...

Police Radio Audio of Moment NYPD Detective is Murdered Police Radio Audio of Moment NYPD Detective is Murdered

The detective, who has not been identified, responded to the 911 call at Atlantic Avenue and 121st Street in Richmond Hill, along with a detective sergeant. Police say a suspect was shot multiple times and is listed in stable condition. "This is an a...

Kim summit a chance to showcase Vietnam’s development model: PM Kim summit a chance to showcase Vietnam’s development model: PM

Following his first meeting with Kim, Trump abruptly announced he would cancel large-scale military training exercises in South Korea . The White House declined comment on Davidson's remarks. Kim pledged during the first summit with Trump June to ...

Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years Black leopard spotted in Africa for first time in 100 years

It was Steve who tipped off Will on the whereabouts of the elusive melanistic leopard, after picking up on fresh tracks allegedly belonging to the black panther, that had been spotted close to the wilderness camp. 'This is what Will's photos and the ...

Trump says could let March 1 deadline for China trade deal slide Trump says could let March 1 deadline for China trade deal slide

Navy's 7th Fleet, told CNN that the action was meant to "to challenge excessive maritime claims and preserve access to the waterways as governed by worldwide law". The Chinese military has since bolstered its presence in the region through deploying...

Cuomo to meet with Trump about impact of tax changes in NY Cuomo to meet with Trump about impact of tax changes in NY

Cuomo was visiting the White House to discuss the $10,000 cap on federal deduction for state and local taxes (SALT), a provision he says is contributing to a dip of more than $2 billion in tax receipts. Democratic control of the U.S. House increases ...

McConnell says Senate will vote on Democrats’ ‘Green New Deal’ McConnell says Senate will vote on Democrats’ ‘Green New Deal’

McConnell said he will have the chamber vote on the initiative to "give everybody an opportunity to go on record and see how they feel". On Monday, Rep. "What is their answer on climate change? ". Schumer said. "What are they going to put forward?...

Australia will reopen its Christmas Island detention centre Australia will reopen its Christmas Island detention centre

Labor and the crossbench MPs who voted with it are claiming a moral victory because the parliamentary vote was created to improve medical treatment of asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island . He also pledged to reverse the legislation if he won ...

Woman throws chair from condo balcony onto Gardiner Expressway Woman throws chair from condo balcony onto Gardiner Expressway

The video , captioned "Good morning", shows a woman with long, blond hair, and dressed in black picking up a chair on the balcony and then looking over the balcony while holding the chair. "Investigators have identified her and are giving her time t...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Accuses Trump of Fear-Mongering California Gov. Gavin Newsom Accuses Trump of Fear-Mongering

Newsom said in his first State of the State address Tuesday that he has convened a team of the nation's best bankruptcy lawyers and financial experts from the energy sector. "Tolerance for illegal immigration is not compassionate, it is cruel", T...

3000 evacuated from New Zealand fire can return home 3000 evacuated from New Zealand fire can return home

Firefighters say they've gained the upper hand over the blaze thanks to favourable weather conditions . The Tasman fire covers more than 2,300 hectares (5,700 acres) with a 25km (15 mile) perimeter, according to The Guardian . Twenty-three helic...

Former White House aide who wrote expose sues Trump Former White House aide who wrote expose sues Trump

Sims is suing Trump in his official capacity. Sims' lawyer Bradley Moss argued that former federal employees "cannot be censored" from speaking out about their time in the White House after leaving - if the information they divulge is not class...

Australia, France sign 35 bln USD Future Submarine program Australia, France sign 35 bln USD Future Submarine program

Australia decided in 2016 that the French Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) would be responsible for the construction of its new submarine fleet after a tender, but it did not sign the contract until recently, after months of negotiations.

NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign NASA astronaut Mark Kelly launches Senate campaign

He said Arizonans face "incredibly challenging issues" in the future, naming access to health care, wage stagnation, job growth and the effects of climate change. The party is also gauging whether Arizona could be competitive at the presidential leve...

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