Sunday December 15-th, 2019

Trump nominates ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft to UN Trump nominates ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft to UN

Craft's nomination comes after former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced her resignation in October . Other frontrunners for the position included U.S. Knight Craft, who has donated to the Republican party, is married to ...

New York Prosecutors Expected To File Charges Against Manafort

Manafort was convicted on eight financial-related charges in a Virginia federal court in August, then pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy against the USA witness tampering in September. The key here is that Vance is well aware that he needs to av...

SC Orders Forced Eviction of More Than 1 Million Tribals, Forest-Dwellers SC Orders Forced Eviction of More Than 1 Million Tribals, Forest-Dwellers

The Act is meant to provide a framework to "recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose ...

Tens of Thousands at Aid Concert for Venezuela Tens of Thousands at Aid Concert for Venezuela

Juan Guaido , the self-declared "interim president" who has marshalled the hugely symbolic aid delivery, condemned the killing of Rodriguez, and promised to bring the perpetrators to justice. According to Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova,...

Hell hasn't frozen over, but it is snowing in Las Vegas Hell hasn't frozen over, but it is snowing in Las Vegas

Las Vegas schools were open and the Nevada Highway Patrol said some areas had snow and ice but highways were also open. Being situated in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the city usually doesn't see much rain, only 93 millimetres in an entire year...

US Charges Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo's Sons With Drug Trafficking US Charges Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo's Sons With Drug Trafficking

They are both believed to be living in Mexico and remain fugitives. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and 28-year-old Ovidio Guzman Lopez, were accused last year of conspiring to distribute cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine from Mexico and other count...

Strong natural disaster rocks Ecuador-Peru border region Strong natural disaster rocks Ecuador-Peru border region

A second, 5.5 magnitude natural disaster struck in western Ecuador, near Guayaquil. A very powerful magnitude 7.5 natural disaster struck southern Ecuador in the early hours of Friday close to the country's border with Peru , although no immediate...

Nigeria Decides: Buhari Addresses Nigerians Ahead General Election Nigeria Decides: Buhari Addresses Nigerians Ahead General Election

The delay was blamed on logistical issues in delivering ballot papers and election material, leading to a scramble to be ready in time for the new date. I urge you to go out and vote. Lauding the domestic monitors and observers for their contributi...

Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family challenge citizenship move Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family challenge citizenship move

Javid also guaranteed that Begum's son citizenship will remain unaffected by the move to deprive Begum of her rights. They are both in a Syrian refugee camp after fleeing ISIS' final losing battle in Baghouz, where they face certain defeat.

Bourke Street Killer James Gargasoulas Given Six Life Sentences

James Gargasoulas , 29, showed little emotion when sentenced in Victoria state's Supreme Court. He said he did not accept that Gargasoulas was genuinely remorseful. Zachary's father, Matthew Bryant, spoke of the first experiences he would have shar...

Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack Indian SC orders protection for Kashmiris in wake of Pulwama attack

He also told the Court that new advisories have been issued by the Centre regarding the issue. Gonsalves has filed the plea on behalf of petitioner Tariq Adeeb. The Commission said even though there is an atmosphere of grief and anger across the co...

U.S. to keep 200 troops in Syria after pullout U.S. to keep 200 troops in Syria after pullout

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said this would be for peacekeeping purposes. "President Trump spoke with President Erdogan of Turkey today", the the White House's press release said. The senior administration official said: "This is a clear ...

Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group Three UK Conservative politicians defect to new independent group

During those years, the Labour Party and the Liberal Party were vying to become the main opponent to the Conservatives . Wollaston said the Conservatives were no longer the "tolerant, moderate, openhearted" party of the past, but have been taken o...

Beijing unveils plan to form 'Greater Bay Area' in southern China Beijing unveils plan to form 'Greater Bay Area' in southern China

Goals listed for Hong Kong include strengthening its role as an offshore Renminbi business hub and worldwide financial centre, as well as promoting high value-added service industries. Adopt new models of clearance procedures on the express rail and ...

China sees 'enormous potential' in Saudi economy as crown prince visits China sees 'enormous potential' in Saudi economy as crown prince visits

Bin Salman's trip comes five months after he came under intense pressure in the US and elsewhere following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. After his meeting with PM Modi, Mohammed said the kingdom saw inv...

Iran claims Pakistan role in bombing Iran claims Pakistan role in bombing

The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, Maj. Iran has blamed Pakistan for sheltering anti-Iran militants in its territory near the border area. Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the IRGC's ground forces, made the stateme...

Hiker rescued after getting stuck in quicksand at Zion National Park Hiker rescued after getting stuck in quicksand at Zion National Park

The man's companion left him with gear to keep warm and went looking for help. McNeill said she felt like she was going to faint when she finally spoke with dispatchers. After extracting him from the quicksand the rangers and the couple were stuck in...

First Pakistani-American to run presidential campaign for Bernie Sanders First Pakistani-American to run presidential campaign for Bernie Sanders

A day later he announced that his campaign had already raised almost $ 6 million in small-dollar donations - breaking Senator Kamala Harris' first-day record of $1.5 million. "He's not a Democrat, so to me, I wouldn't allow a Republican to run as ...

Huawei Will Not Share Data With China, Says Founder Huawei Will Not Share Data With China, Says Founder

Huawei is the world's biggest producer of telecoms equipment, and has faced intense scrutiny in the West, with the United States calling for its allies not to use the company's technology. The US likes to sanction others whenever there's an issue....

Russian Federation charges USA investor with fraud in high-profile case Russian Federation charges USA investor with fraud in high-profile case

Meanwhile, several prominent Russian businessmen have warned that the high-profile case could raise concerns among foreign investors about the business climate in Russia. Melnikov, who visited Calvey in custody on Wednesday, said the USA national was...

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld Will Likely Challenge Trump in 2020 Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld Will Likely Challenge Trump in 2020

Weld also contended that Trump's "hyperemphasis" on a border wall is "pure politics on his part". "Abroad, he seeks out the company of people who are dictators and despots", Weld said later in the interview. In an interview with Alisyn Camerota ...

Saudi crown prince says terrorism a common concern with India Saudi crown prince says terrorism a common concern with India

Even Modi government has failed to get the desired statement from the Saudi Crown Prince on Pulwama Attack. Saudi Arabia will invest 100 billion dollars in India in range of areas including energy , refining, petrochemicals, infrastructure, agri...

North Carolina Elections Board Unanimously Orders New Election In 9th Congressional District North Carolina Elections Board Unanimously Orders New Election In 9th Congressional District

He reversed course on the fourth day of an election board hearing at which investigators and witnesses detailed evidence of ballot fraud by operatives on his payroll. Having examined absentee ballot data from 2016, John told his father in April 201...

Ocasio-Cortez slams 'wack' Times Square billboard criticizing her Ocasio-Cortez slams 'wack' Times Square billboard criticizing her

Recently sworn-in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued to face fierce scrutiny regarding her recent social media posts Tuesday; coming under fire after she directly compared President Trump's border security proposal to the Berlin Wall. Ocasio-Cor...

Petition started to sell Montana to Canada Petition started to sell Montana to Canada

The petition, proposing a highly original method to pay down the US' gargantuan $22 trillion debt, is already on the verge of getting all the signatures it sought. "Some people also said we have a lot more in common with people in Saskatchewan and Al...

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