Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Do Geneva Conventions Apply to IAF Pilot? Have They Been Violated? Do Geneva Conventions Apply to IAF Pilot? Have They Been Violated?

If the videos Varthaman's interrogation circulating on Pakistani media is verified, this could be cited by India as a serious breach of the convention as it puts the pilot in danger. What are the Geneva Conventions? The Geneva Conventions ar...

15-Month-Old Kairi Yang Is 1st Gerber Baby of Hmong Descent 15-Month-Old Kairi Yang Is 1st Gerber Baby of Hmong Descent

Baby Kairi, from Hickory, was chosen as the victor of the company's Ninth Annual Photo Search and will be this year's Spokesbaby. The youngster's mom, Ying Vue, says that her family was "speechless" and "couldn't believe" they had won the extensive...

Justin Trudeau asked me to Justin Trudeau asked me to "help out" with SNC-Lavalin: Wilson-Raybould

Wilson-Raybould also told the committee that if she saw that her successor as attorney general, David Lametti, issue a directive to overrule the initial decision of the PPS, she would have "resigned immediately". Wilson-Raybould said that in mid-Dece...

China cautious, Australia urges Pakistan to act against terror China cautious, Australia urges Pakistan to act against terror

State Councillor Wang Yi, the Chinese government's top diplomat made the comments in a telephone conversation with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, China's foreign ministry said in a statement on its website on Thursday. "This was not...

WaPo: US Cyber Command Hobbled Russian Troll Farm On Election Day 2018 WaPo: US Cyber Command Hobbled Russian Troll Farm On Election Day 2018

The Pentagon's cyber warfare unit, which works closely with the National Security Agency, said it did not comment on cyberspace operations but would continue to "defend our elections and democratic institutions from foreign malign influence".

Cubans go to the polls to vote on country's new constitution Cubans go to the polls to vote on country's new constitution

The United States continues to stand with Cubans who have suffered for 60 years the revolution's failed political system and economic mismanagement. President Trump suggested in an address to the Venezuelan community in Miami on February 18 that ...

3 dead in train-vehicle collision on Long Island 3 dead in train-vehicle collision on Long Island

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder says the vehicle's driver was "trying to beat" the crossing gate when it was struck just before 7:30 p.m. The Ronkonkoma and Huntington/Port Jefferson branches were suspended in both directions as emerg...

At least 25 killed in fire at Cairo railway station At least 25 killed in fire at Cairo railway station

Members of the security forces gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019. "The railcar takes time to (gather) speed so there is a chance that someone set it on full speed be...

Air Canada enters NZ market, offers non-stop flights to Vancouver

While there was no word from the airline, travel agents said that the flight coming from the USA to Delhi was being terminated in Europe on Wednesday. Air Canada resumed flights between Toronto and Tel Aviv after two days. "Flights landing into India...

India demands Pakistan release pilot as Kashmir crisis intensifies India demands Pakistan release pilot as Kashmir crisis intensifies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke separately with the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan and urged them to avoid "further military activity" following Tuesday's airstrike. That year also saw an Indian fighter jet shoot down a Pakista...

Thousands of Migrant Children Reported Sexual Abuse While in US Custody Thousands of Migrant Children Reported Sexual Abuse While in US Custody

The overall numbers of the allegations reported to ORR do not reveal specific information about the alleged perpetrator, who may be someone unknown to the child, another unaccompanied minor or a caregiver in a US facility. Officials say most of the a...

US President Donald Trump delays China tariff increase on trade deal 'progress' US President Donald Trump delays China tariff increase on trade deal 'progress'

Mr Trump said progress was made on "important structural issues including intellectual property protection, technology transfer, agriculture, services, currency, and many other issues". Japan's Nikkei 225 index dropped 0.4 percent to 21,449.39 and ...

Kushner to visit Turkey to discuss Mideast peace plan Kushner to visit Turkey to discuss Mideast peace plan

The US said that the plan would be revealed after the Israel elections slated for 9 April. "First principle is to have freedom". "The dignity of people should be safeguarded". The tour is meant to brief allies on the administration's proposal to ...

Ice Tsunami Forces Residents To Evacuate Along Lake Erie Ice Tsunami Forces Residents To Evacuate Along Lake Erie

They typically occur in early spring as the ice sheets weaken and begin to break up, as seen along the shores of the Great Lakes. Huge chunks of ice are being pushed off of Lake Erie , and onto lakeshore areas. "We've had storms in the past but no...

Driver learns why you shouldn't park in front of a hydrant Driver learns why you shouldn't park in front of a hydrant

If a auto is parked in front of a hydrant that is needed to put out fires, citations and towing could happen. "Is it really worth it?" Anaheim Fire & Rescue posted pictures Tuesday showing the dire, and expensive, consequences of parking beside a f...

The American People Don't Want 'Guaranteed Minimums — IVANKA TO CORTEZ The American People Don't Want 'Guaranteed Minimums — IVANKA TO CORTEZ

Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker from NY, is pushing the Green New Deal - a statement of goals and doesn't make specific policy proposals, nor does it specify how it would pay for its ambitious plans. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's platform. 'I don...

Lawmakers, first responders sound alarm on 9/11 fund Lawmakers, first responders sound alarm on 9/11 fund

More than 17 years after the 9/11 attacks, first responders and their advocates were back at the Capitol Monday urging Congress to ensure that a victims' compensation fund does not run out of money. "I understand that there's a certain measure of t...

DEVELOPING: American Airstrike Kills At Least 35 Al-Shabab Terrorists in Somalia DEVELOPING: American Airstrike Kills At Least 35 Al-Shabab Terrorists in Somalia

In a statement, U.S. Africa Command said the strike took place on Sunday near Beledweyne, Hiran Region in Somalia. Its military has carried out 22 such strikes this year, including four on Saturday that eliminated checkpoints used by al-Shabab to col...

Pakistan's conflict with India could spiral into nuclear war, says Imran Khan

Both countries claim the entire mountainous Himalayan region of Kashmir but rule in part. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said. A third video shows the IAF pilot sipping a cup of tea and saying that he was being treated well by Pakistani officials.

House Dems to subpoena Trump administration for family separation documents House Dems to subpoena Trump administration for family separation documents

But the committee's Democrats said they want to see the data to figure out who's been reunited, who's still left separate, and how those remaining trouble cases can be solved. Chip Roy, R-Texas, and Justin Amash, R-Mich., also voted in favor of t...

Saved from Pakistani mob, downed Indian pilot becomes face of Kashmir crisis Saved from Pakistani mob, downed Indian pilot becomes face of Kashmir crisis

An official at the Airports Authority of India declined to comment. China called on Pakistan and India on Wednesday to "exercise restraint" and seek dialogue after Islamabad said it shot down two Indian warplanes in its airspace over disputed ...

Air Canada temporarily suspends flights to India following downed jets

They are also asking people to avoid all non-essential travel to Pakistan due to the unpredictable security situation. The raid was in response to a suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir on February 14 that killed more than 40 Indian soldier...

Snake in dryer gives Florida woman ‘near death experience’ Snake in dryer gives Florida woman ‘near death experience’

Amanda Wise said she was almost finished unloading the dryer at her Safety Harbor home when she spotted the corn snake curled up with her warm clothes. My heart was racing, my legs were shaking and I burst into a sweat. Ms Wise confirmed they did...

China slams 'provocative' United States sail-by in Taiwan Strait China slams 'provocative' United States sail-by in Taiwan Strait

Navy's passage through the Taiwan Strait also came just days before a summit between Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un . China expressed anger at the move. Also, destroyers USS Mustin and USS Benfold sailed through the Taiwan Strait in July 2018...

Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths

At least 3,804 civilians died previous year in Afghanistan, while another 7,189 were wounded, UNAMA said in its annual report , stressing that 2018 became the deadliest on record ever since the organization began tallying figures, in 2009.

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