Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won’t Impeach Trump Nancy Pelosi Says She Won’t Impeach Trump

While Mueller's report and investigations in Congress and by NY prosecutors could change the dynamic, for now, "Pelosi's right - he's not worth it , just in terms of obsessing over him". In aninterview with the Washington Post published Monday, P...

Revised Brexit deal doesn’t undermine backstop: Irish PM Revised Brexit deal doesn’t undermine backstop: Irish PM

Urging the support of Conservative backbenchers, it said: "If today they still can not swallow their pride, hold their noses and back this deal, we fear the consequences". At the moment products from European Union countries such as Germany and Franc...

Gov. Gavin Newsom Suspends Death Penalty In California Gov. Gavin Newsom Suspends Death Penalty In California

At least 18 of the 25 people who were executed previous year had significant evidence of mental illness, intellectually damaging brain injuries or chronic childhood trauma or abuse, according to a Death Penalty Information Center report released in...

Brexit votes CHAOS: Theresa May resignation must happen 'QUICKLY' after deal failure Brexit votes CHAOS: Theresa May resignation must happen 'QUICKLY' after deal failure

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Eurosceptic MPs had to "start with realities" that less than a quarter of MPs would accept a "No Deal" Brexit and said he expected a move to reject "No Deal" would pass handsomely. Mrs May said MPs would h...

US, India Say Pakistan 'Must' Take Action Against Terrorists US, India Say Pakistan 'Must' Take Action Against Terrorists

Amid tensions between India-Pakistan following February 14 Pulwama terror attack, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets were detected by Indian air defence raddar. "[Army officer] Calls the terrorists Mujahid who receive special favours/ sustenance from Al...

Trump blasts 'fake news' over Melania body double theory Trump blasts 'fake news' over Melania body double theory

Trump blames the so-called "fake news" for altering the photos and says, "They are only getting more deranged with time!" But the president may have unintentionally fueled the conspiracy theory by claiming that media outlets manipulated photos of t...

Michael Cohen's attorney sends letter clarifying pardon testimony Michael Cohen's attorney sends letter clarifying pardon testimony

Cohen stands by his statement", Michael Monico, Cohen's attorney wrote in the letter shared with TPM. Congressional investigators appear to be focusing on presidential powers as a significant line of questioning in their probes. Cohen, in his own t...

Syria: SDF militia predicts ISIL's last fight to end imminently Syria: SDF militia predicts ISIL's last fight to end imminently

A ragged tent encampment in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz is all that remains of a once-sprawling IS "caliphate" declared in 2014 across large swaths of Syria and neighbouring Iraq. Black smoke mushroomed high over Baghouz as the sounds o...

Several dead in Brazil school shooting

Sao Paulo's state military police department told AFP that "several people were shot" when "an individual" entered the institution in Suzano and opened fire. Latin America's largest nation has the largest number of annual homicides in the world, b...

Manafort sentenced to 3½ more years in prison Manafort sentenced to 3½ more years in prison

She will sentence him for two criminal charges to which he pleaded guilty: conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy witness tampering, which he committed after his arrest. Mueller's team also said that Manafort had lied about an August 2016 meeting...

Angry father arrested after bringing loaded AK-47 to son's school Angry father arrested after bringing loaded AK-47 to son's school

Monday, angry that his son had been 'slammed" by a teacher . They found an AK-47 Mini Draco pistol stuffed in his trousers, with an extended 30-round magazine and a bullet in the chamber, police said. The father rushed to campus, where a school poli...

Iran's Hassan Rouhani in Iraq to defy U.S. sanctions Iran's Hassan Rouhani in Iraq to defy U.S. sanctions

Adding that both countries should not allow the action by small terrorist groups affect the decades friendship and fraternity, Rouhani said to Mr. Khan that 'the source of whose financing and arms was known both of them'. No. Under Saddam - who was a...

Administration Plans to Close Immigration Offices Abroad Administration Plans to Close Immigration Offices Abroad

One World Trade Center and the American Flag are seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park on March 7, 2019, in New York City. The Trump administration's efforts to reform the nation's immigration system are continuing with a planned closure of all global U.S...

Children Feared Killed, Others Trapped In Lagos Building Collapse Children Feared Killed, Others Trapped In Lagos Building Collapse

He was met by cheers from the waiting crowds outside. But another child was pulled out and slung over a rescuer's shoulder, limp and dangling. "It is believed that many people including children are now trapped in the building", he said. Nigeria i...

Brexit deal rejected second time, triggers call for new approach Brexit deal rejected second time, triggers call for new approach

The revised agreement package, reached in Starsbourg on Monday evening, was rejected in the House of Commons by 391 to 242; its previous version was resoundingly voted down in January. But Brexit can still be delivered, if the Prime Minister starts w...

Leo Varadkar grants Isis bride Lisa Smith permission to return to Ireland Leo Varadkar grants Isis bride Lisa Smith permission to return to Ireland

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan spoke yesterday saying that he believed it would be very hard for the Irish government to deny her re-entry to the country. She said she left the air corps because as a Muslim woman her role was to be a wife and ...

Web inventor calls for 'fight' to protect internet on its 30th birthday Web inventor calls for 'fight' to protect internet on its 30th birthday

Many experts peg the start of the internet to September 2, 1969 , when a team of computer scientists at UCLA got two computers to send data to each other through a network for the first time . Citizens are to create and to cooperate and respect "ci...

Man who missed Ethiopian Airlines flight shares emotional post Man who missed Ethiopian Airlines flight shares emotional post

A Greek man would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing plane that crashed killing all on board, except he arrived two minutes late for the flight. "There are millions of small threads that we usually never fe...

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

All of the entrances to the Temple Mount were ordered closed following the attack to enable police to search for weapons. There were no injuries reported from the attack. After the incident, Israeli police sealed off entrances to the compound. ...

Brexit: What happens now after Theresa May’s deal defeat

MPs now look likely to reject a no-deal Brexit in a vote on Wednesday before ordering May to seek an extension Article 50 in another vote on Thursday. He did not mention the party's commitment to back another referendum. The "Irish backstop" is an ...

California governor to put moratorium on death penalty California governor to put moratorium on death penalty

The governor's decision brings California in line with Colorado, Oregon, and Pennsylvania - all of which have governor-issued moratoria - and adds momentum to a national movement working to end capital punishment . "In short, the death penalty is ...

Kim Jong Un missing from Supreme People's Assembly list

North Korea's parliamentary election is used by Pyongyang to legitimise its rule, but is condemned internationally as a meaningless exercise. Yet North Korea things took a step further and declared on Tuesday that not only was turnout 99.99 percent...

McConnell schedules vote on Trump's national emergency declaration McConnell schedules vote on Trump's national emergency declaration

They've also said they are concerned about the precedent it could send should a Democrat become president. Perdue told Breitbart News that the border crisis was "staggering". Trump's emergency declaration as a way to extract funding Congress wouldn't...

Malaysian court frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong-nam murder case Malaysian court frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong-nam murder case

Siti Aisyah was freed by a Malaysian court Monday after prosecutors withdrew a murder charge without any explanation, more than two years after her arrest for the 2017 killing of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur airport. "Why is the AG succumbing to fo...

Venezuela opposition protesters scuffle with police as blackout lingers Venezuela opposition protesters scuffle with police as blackout lingers

Witnesses reported overnight protests and confrontations with police in a few Caracas neighbourhoods and the remains of makeshift barricades and burned debris were seen at some intersections. Some protesters elsewhere in the city said police tried ...

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