Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Gold posts gains even as Trump delays China tariff increase Gold posts gains even as Trump delays China tariff increase

Nor do we know if Trump plans to roll back the original tariffs or simply to amend them following his weekend getaway (at his own resort) with Jinping. Neither government gave more details but both expressed optimism. Still, there remains general...

Appeals Court Upholds Robert Mueller's Appointment as Special Counsel After Challenge Appeals Court Upholds Robert Mueller's Appointment as Special Counsel After Challenge

The D.C. Circuit unanimously sided with Conway, affirming the district court's order finding Miller in civil contempt. A lower court held Miller in contempt for refusing to testify. United States, requiring that such an officer be "directed and super...

Former Bernie Sanders Aide Slams Hillary Clinton Camp as 'A**holes', 'Ingrates' Former Bernie Sanders Aide Slams Hillary Clinton Camp as 'A**holes', 'Ingrates'

Three people familiar with the cost of the travel told Political that Sanders' flights - usually on a Gulfstream - left the Clinton-Kaine campaign with a price tag of at least $100,000. "My wife does most of it and we will get that stuff out", said S...

Indian airstrike targets suspected militant camps in Pakistan Indian airstrike targets suspected militant camps in Pakistan

It follows a suicide bombing attack on an Indian security convoy in Pulwama , in Indian-administered Kashmir , on 14 February. Pakistan denies any involvement. India and Pakistan have fought four wars over the contested lands since gaining their in...

Fat rat stuck in manhole cover saved by team of German firefighters

Rescuers, including the local fire brigade, used a pole with a loop at the end to hold the squeaking rat still while they lifted up the manhole cover. "Even animals that are hated by many deserve respect", he said. Petra Karlsson said. "Rats get such...

Donegal fails to feature in TripAdvisors Top Ten beaches for 2019

Pete Beach in fourth. There is ample parking along the beach and a metered parking lot. "The sugar fine white sand is a trademark of this fabulous beach". In all, TripAdvisor looked at 352 beaches around the world. Race Point has a 4.5 "excellent...

Mine left by Islamic State militants kills 20 in Syria Mine left by Islamic State militants kills 20 in Syria

On February 13, Iraq's prime minister announced that Syrian Democratic Forces had arrested many Iraqi ISIS fighters, and preparations were being made to send them and their families back to Iraq, where the families would be put into camps.

Rosenstein says Barr will Rosenstein says Barr will "do the right thing" with Mueller report

Responding to Rosenstein's comments Monday, Schiff said: "This double standard won't cut it". He also said he would haul Mueller before congress for questioning if the report wasn't released. Rosenstein is expected to step down next month, and his sp...

36-Foot Whale Found Dead... In The Middle Of Amazon Jungle 36-Foot Whale Found Dead... In The Middle Of Amazon Jungle

A team from the Municipal Secretariat of Health, Sanitation and Environment found the carcass had no visible injuries and theorized that the whale died at sea. Other researchers have speculated that the humpback may have swum towards the beach lookin...

Funeral parlour to sue resurrection stunt pastor Funeral parlour to sue resurrection stunt pastor

Three Johannesburg funeral parlours on Monday said they were victims of "misrepresentations" by people associated with the controversial self-styled prophet, Alph Lukau, leading to his sensational claim on Sunday that he had raised a man from the dea...

Kushner, in Gulf, says U.S. Mideast peace plan addresses borders issue Kushner, in Gulf, says U.S. Mideast peace plan addresses borders issue

In this August 29, 2018 photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner waves as he arrives at the Office of the United States Trade Representative for talks on trade with Canada, in Washington. They are not expected to visit Israel. Kushner, who is US Pr...

Sterling rallies as May prepares to rule out no-deal Brexit Sterling rallies as May prepares to rule out no-deal Brexit

Mr Tusk revealed that he had discussed the legal and procedural process for extending withdrawal talks under Article 50 with the prime minister when he met her on Sunday in Egypt. Jeremy Corbyn said he had "lost count" of the prime minister's explana...

Jagmeet Singh claims House of Commons seat with byelection win Jagmeet Singh claims House of Commons seat with byelection win

The New Democrats beat the Liberals by just over 500 votes in the riding in the 2015 election. The NDP's Julia Sanchez captured nearly 27 per cent. Polls are open Monday from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. It could be a close election to watch. His victory wi...

Woman, Daughter Charged With Killing Five Family Members In US Woman, Daughter Charged With Killing Five Family Members In US

A friend of the victims told NBC Philadelphia that police were conducting a welfare check at the apartment after trash had piled up outside. Weintraub said that police are still looking for Joshua Campbell, Jamilla Campbell's 17-year-old son, but...

Michael Cohen to accuse Trump of criminal activity for first time Michael Cohen to accuse Trump of criminal activity for first time

Cohen also will make public some of Mr. Trump's private financial statements and allege that Mr. Trump at times inflated or deflated his net worth for business and personal purposes, including avoiding paying property..." The committee was also exp...

Iran | President faces calls to resign over economic crisis Iran | President faces calls to resign over economic crisis

Earlier this month, European nations rejected a call from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to follow the U.S. lead in withdrawing from the Iranian nuclear deal. nuclear watchdog said Friday. Speaking during an anti-Iran summit organized by the Unit...

Chinese Users Review Bomb 'Devotion' Horror Game Over Winnie the Pooh Meme Chinese Users Review Bomb 'Devotion' Horror Game Over Winnie the Pooh Meme

Some of the Steam reviews for Devotion complain about including politics in the game at all, although it's hard to imagine a game set in 1980s Taiwan that managed to avoid politics altogether. Devotion was originally available on PC via Steam ,...

BREAKING NOW: President Trump Announces Release of American Hostage Held in Yemen BREAKING NOW: President Trump Announces Release of American Hostage Held in Yemen

Mr Burch works for the Yemeni Safer oil company. Though he didn't immediately release details of Burch's long trip home, Trump credited America's allies in the region with helping to secure his release. "We will not rest as we continue our work to ...

Deaths mount to 150 in India's second toxic liquor tragedy this month Deaths mount to 150 in India's second toxic liquor tragedy this month

State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met the victims at the Jorhat Medical College Hospital (JMCH) and announced an ex-gratia payment of 200,000 Indian Rupees (about 2,815 USA dollars) to the next of kin of each of the deceased and 50,000 Indian...

U.S. Democrats face hurdles in bid to get full Mueller report

Roy Blunt , R-Mo., who is a member of the bipartisan Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said Sunday on CBS News' Face the Nation that he isn't convinced a subpoena will get the Justice Department to release the report if Barr doesn't want it to...

Syria's Assad visits Iran in rare trip overseas Syria's Assad visits Iran in rare trip overseas

But Khamenei took an apparent swipe at Ankara for its attempts to establish a "safe zone" at Syria's northeastern border, which he denounced as an American "plot" that must be "firmly rejected and opposed". Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met Iran...

Nigerian opposition accuses government of manipulating election results Nigerian opposition accuses government of manipulating election results

The PDP national chairman said the party has discovered "irregularities" in results so far announced from Nasarawa state and the FCT. In Kwara, the APC led with 308,984 votes while the PDP had 138,184. He alleged that "With the INEC IT server hacke...

High expectations for Cohen's testimony next week High expectations for Cohen's testimony next week

In deference to the Mueller probe, the Democratic leadership of the House Oversight Committee has said it will not ask Cohen about Russia-related matters. But Trump and Republicans are expected to dismiss the testimony on the grounds that Cohen has a...

Prince Harry and wife Meghan visit equine centre in Morocco Prince Harry and wife Meghan visit equine centre in Morocco

No royal tour is complete without some sparkle and we've seen the duchess bring back her statement Birks Snowstorm earrings at the evening reception. The visit to Morocco is the second to the kingdom in recent years by a member of the royal famil...

Rep. Schiff Warns of Subpoenas, Lawsuit Over Mueller Report Rep. Schiff Warns of Subpoenas, Lawsuit Over Mueller Report

New Attorney General William Barr acknowledges the gravity of the Mueller investigation and pledged "as much transparency as I can consistent with the law". Meanwhile, Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer and fixer, is set to testify before Schiff's...

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