Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Prince Harry, wife Meghan in Morocco on official visit

Like her sister-in-law Kate, Meghan has mastered the art of diplomatic dressing, paying tribute to the country's flag with her red Valentino dress upon arrival. This will be the couple's last trip before the arrival of the royal baby, so we hope th...

Mueller: Paul Manafort 'Repeatedly and Brazenly' Disobeyed the Law Mueller: Paul Manafort 'Repeatedly and Brazenly' Disobeyed the Law

Schiff warns of "immense pressure" on Barr to fully release the report. One item does seem to be from the correct era - an instance of "false statements to the Department of Justice" in late 2016, just before the Presidential election, but those st...

Senior police officer, soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir Senior police officer, soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Two Army Jawan critically injured and One terrorist has been neutralised so far. During the gunfight, an Indian army Major also sustained a bullet wound in his leg and was hospitalised. The slain DSP, a resident of Gogla in Doda district , was a 2...

Colombia demolishes drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s former home Colombia demolishes drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s former home

The 8-storey " Monaco " apartments, equipped with extensive garage space for Escobar's luxury vehicle collection were a symbol of evil, Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez told journalists. The "cocaine king" is remembered by some in Colombia a...

Theresa May delays Brexit vote to buy time as ministers threaten revolt Theresa May delays Brexit vote to buy time as ministers threaten revolt

A cross-party group of MPs seeking to block a no-deal break immediately confirmed they would be tabling an amendment giving the House the power to demand a delay to Brexit if an agreement is not in place by March 13. Business leaders and MPs reacte...

$30m payout for wrongly convicted man $30m payout for wrongly convicted man

Cole always maintained his innocence in the double murder. Police said past year they were hoping the Golden State Killer might help them solve the case, but he, too, was cleared by DNA, the Ventura County Star reported. Simi Valley, California, rele...

'Test of democracy': Okinawa votes in referendum on United States base 'Test of democracy': Okinawa votes in referendum on United States base

Japan relies heavily on the USA for its defense, and the government has said it will not abide by the referendum, even if the Henoko plan is rejected. "So we thought that we should take this opportunity and think very carefully about this issue". ...

Blowing snow advisory in effect Blowing snow advisory in effect

Winds may gust to 120 km/h at times late in the morning or in the afternoon over the Lake Erie shoreline. Damaging wind gusts may continue until Monday morning. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the region, including Oxf...

Feinstein Tells Off Kids Lobbying Her to Support Green New Deal

And I'm like, you try. "I know what I'm doing", a defensive Feinstein said to the children. "Some scientists have said we have 12 years to turn this around", a little girl told the senator. "The key to legislation is to tailor something that yo...

Former Aides: Klobuchar ‘Dehumanizing,’ Not Simply ‘Demanding’ Former Aides: Klobuchar ‘Dehumanizing,’ Not Simply ‘Demanding’

It's common courtesy in Washington for the White House to ask senators of the same political party for their blessing before hiring their legislative staff. This is the latest in a series of revelations made in recent weeks about Klobuchar's purporte...

Bands of heavy snow move into Front Range: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day Bands of heavy snow move into Front Range: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

According to the weather service, strong winds and blowing snow are predicted to begin tonight and continue through Sunday , with wind gusts as high as 40-50 miles per hour. Low visibility from the strong winds will cause very poor travel conditions...

Stunning video shows deputy's actions after suspect fired at her Stunning video shows deputy's actions after suspect fired at her

Jarecki asked the suspect if she can look around to make sure there are no weapons or suspicious items inside. Napa County Sheriff's Deputy Riley Jarecki was on patrol when she came across 43-year-old Javier Hernandez Morales sitting in the parked ...

Pope Francis calls for 'all-out battle' against child sex abuse Pope Francis calls for 'all-out battle' against child sex abuse

Those who challenged the church to see abuse and its concealment for what they really were, were not the church's enemy, he said. "Let us not hide such events anymore because of the fear of making mistakes", Openibo said. In his lengthy speech, Fra...

Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal — United Nations nuclear watchdog Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal — United Nations nuclear watchdog

The United Nations' nuclear watchdog (IAEA) has said Iran remains in compliance with the limits set on its nuclear programme by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was abandoned by Washington previous year. They instead have tri...

U.S. firm to stop selling China equipment for minority DNA database U.S. firm to stop selling China equipment for minority DNA database

The company said it recognized the importance of considering how products "are used - or may be used - by our customers". In the last few months, the company has been facing criticism that its equipment were being used by Chinese authorities to per...

Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as deputy USA attorney general Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as deputy USA attorney general

It should be noted, however, that the attorney general is not required to share anything with Congress or the public. He has also made it clear the Justice Dept. All but four of the remaining 12 lawyers are detailed from other Justice Department of...

Blaze in Aero India parking area guts 300 cars, no casualties Blaze in Aero India parking area guts 300 cars, no casualties

A senior police official involved in the investigation tweeted, "Fire in the open field parking lot of aero show". Fear of an aircraft crash were present initially, although no flight was seen anywhere near its vicinity. The fire added to the gloom s...

Snow Settles on Cacti After Storm Sweeps Through Scottsdale, Arizona Snow Settles on Cacti After Storm Sweeps Through Scottsdale, Arizona

The weather service says snow was also reported at Malibu Pier, Leo Carrillo State Beach and near sea level at a fire station at Point Dume. Flagstaff received a one-day record of 33 inches of snow. Slow-moving Winter Storm Quiana parked a plume ...

Theresa May delays meaningful Brexit vote until March 12 Theresa May delays meaningful Brexit vote until March 12

Mrs May said: "No-one gets more frustrated than I do when people vote against the whip, particularly given the tight Parliamentary arithmetic that we face". Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the European Union is ...

European Union trying to provide reassurance to Britain on Brexit deal, Ireland says European Union trying to provide reassurance to Britain on Brexit deal, Ireland says

Watson said his party would prefer for Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a deal that would keep the UK's economy close to the EU. Ahead of arriving in Sharm El-Sheiki, Mr Varadkar said: "While Brexit is not on the agenda for the Summit, t...

American airstrikes contribute to record number of children, civilians killed in Afghanistan American airstrikes contribute to record number of children, civilians killed in Afghanistan

The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan documented more than 3,800 civilian deaths in the country a year ago, including about 930 children, both annual records. The U.S. dropped more munitions over the country last year than the previous three yea...

Bangladesh passenger plane forced to land in 'hijack attempt' Bangladesh passenger plane forced to land in 'hijack attempt'

The plane is now stranded at Chittagong global airport. Authorities surrounded the aircraft as it landed at the Shah Amanat International Airport and all passengers have disembarked from the flight, the khaleejtimes reported . The plane did an eme...

European Union and Arab leaders pledge renewed multilateralism at Euro-Mediterranean Summit European Union and Arab leaders pledge renewed multilateralism at Euro-Mediterranean Summit

European Council President Donald Tusk will co-chair the meeting together with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi, with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also representing the EU. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March ...

Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids

She said she did not know Kawthar Barho, but went to visit her in the hospital because she is also Muslim and wanted her to know she was not alone. Horne said Kawthar Barho told her the fire was caused by an electric baseboard heater that ignited a...

Ardern warns Morrison of Ardern warns Morrison of "corrosive" deportations - PM

The issue of Australia deporting New Zealanders who have committed crimes across the Tasman has become corrosive in the relationship between the two countries, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. He said his government will always listen and work...

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