Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Upset parent brought loaded AK-47 to school Upset parent brought loaded AK-47 to school

Palm Beach County School District police said Freeman was irate after receiving a FaceTime call from his son, who told his father a teacher at the school had "slammed" him, ABC News reports. That's when the officer noticed a "large firearm " ...

Garuda reconsiders order of 49 MAX airplanes from Boeing Garuda reconsiders order of 49 MAX airplanes from Boeing

Following the Ethiopian Airlines crash , many countries, including Russian Federation, the United States and European Union members, grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for safety reasons. The plane was less than four months old when it went down j...

Brexit: MPs to vote on no-deal after rejecting May's plans Brexit: MPs to vote on no-deal after rejecting May's plans

Warning MPs they faced "hard choices" after rejecting her deal for a second time, she said she would vote later to rule out a no-deal exit on 29 March. She said No 10 should consider giving MPs a free vote on the full range of options for the UK's re...

Iran warns Israel of 'firm response' if it acts against oil Iran warns Israel of 'firm response' if it acts against oil

Iran is running short of options to replace its ageing fleet of tankers and keep oil exports flowing because renewed US sanctions are making potential sellers and flag registries wary of doing business with Tehran, Western and Iranian sources said.

Swedish Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Swedish Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian deputy Andre Ovstegard and two other parliamentarians of the Socialist Left Party have nominated the 16-year-old Swedish woman because "climate threats are perhaps one of the most important contributions to war and conflict", and "the ma...

‘Xinjiang camps will ‘gradually disappear ‘Xinjiang camps will ‘gradually disappear

While it previously denied the existence of the camps, Beijing has moved towards acknowledging their existence - but insists they are for "vocational education" and are vital in the fight against separatist sentiments and religious extremism.

Multiple casualities reported, shooter still ‘active’ Multiple casualities reported, shooter still ‘active’

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern said in a news conference Friday that despite one suspect in custody, "there could be others involved". They have chosen to make New Zealand their home, and it is their home. There are reports of multiple casualti...

Trump slams handling of Brexit by UK's May

Varadkar and his partner are in Washington as part of an annual trip ahead of St. Patrick's Day. The US president also elaborated on the relationship that he's developing with Varadkar. Alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office...

At least five dead, many injured in Mumbai footbridge collapse At least five dead, many injured in Mumbai footbridge collapse

The state's education minister, Vinod Tawde, said an audit of the bridge's safety was carried out previous year. In a statement, the Ministry of Railways had earlier stressed that it was not responsible for the bridge maintenance. According to repo...

Last US diplomats in Venezuela prepare to head home Last US diplomats in Venezuela prepare to head home

Venezuela plunged into a deep political crisis in January when Juan Guaido , head of the opposition-controlled congress, invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency , arguing Maduro's 2018 re-election was a sham. Maduro's critics have ...

Peter Strzok: Hillary Clinton was 'not considered a target' in email investigation Peter Strzok: Hillary Clinton was 'not considered a target' in email investigation

Strzok argued that he "never took resources off one and put it onto the other" but that "a hostile foreign power. seeking to clandestinely influence our presidential election" was a far graver threat than the charge that Clinton was mishandling class...

Many dead in New Zealand mosque shooting, witness says Many dead in New Zealand mosque shooting, witness says

People in center of the city should stay indoors, police said. One man said the scene at the mosque was chaotic. "I ran behind the mosque", he told TVNZ. It is understood members of the touring Bangladesh cricket team were in the mosque when the sh...

President Donald Trump 'not above the law', NY judge says President Donald Trump 'not above the law', NY judge says

Mr. Trump's lawyers have long sought to halt the case brought by Summer Zervos , a California restaurateur who appeared in 2006 on Mr. Trump's NBC reality show " The Apprentice ". Marc Kasowitz , Trump's attorney, said that they would take the case ...

Kelowna flights impacted by grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes Kelowna flights impacted by grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes

The Jakarta-based airliner now operates 10 Max 8 jets, which it obtained as part of the costly $22 billion deal it made with Boeing in 2011. And airline Garuda Indonesia said there was a possibility it would cancel its 20-strong order of 737 MAXs...

Samantha Bee calls out Democrats for throwing Ilhan Omar under the bus Samantha Bee calls out Democrats for throwing Ilhan Omar under the bus

But even those who were deeply offended by Omar's comments about Israel concede they have not yet found anyone to challenge her. Ron Latz, whose district includes a portion of Omar's. Ilhan Omar's controversial recent remarks, asked another commente...

Beto O'Rourke Enters 2020 Presidential Race Beto O'Rourke Enters 2020 Presidential Race

I think I'd be good at it'. He added: "I want to be in it". 'Man, I'm just born to be in it, and want to do everything I humanly can for this country at this moment'. "This city is the best example of this country at its best". Trump has already ...

KL, JB among top cities in Asia for living quality KL, JB among top cities in Asia for living quality

According to the latest annual survey by Mercer Management Consulting, Taipei ranks as No.84 in the world for its quality of living, while Taichung comes in at No.101. London was ranked 41st and Paris was 39th, although the study, carried out betwe...

U.S. cites journalist murder as a rights abuse by Saudi Arabia

Earlier in the day, Saudi human rights commission chief Bandar bin Mohammed al-Aiban told the UN Human Rights Council that those accused of the " heinous crime " and " unfortunate accident " at its Istanbul consulate would face prosecution domestical...

Sandy Hook victims' families can proceed with their case against gun manufacturer Sandy Hook victims' families can proceed with their case against gun manufacturer

In a 4-3 decision, justices reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against Remington and overturned the ruling of a lower court judge , who said the entire lawsuit was prohibited by the 2005 federal law . As reported by David Altimari at The Hart...

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

The death toll from the flooding in Mozambique has risen to ten. Almost 17,100 people are estimated to be displaced in Zambezia, Tete and Niassa, who are sheltering in 15 transit centres, and almost 12,500 houses are reported to have been destroyed.

Dash-cam video shows small plane narrowly missing vehicle near Buttonville Airport Dash-cam video shows small plane narrowly missing vehicle near Buttonville Airport

Mitchell said "it is really quite amazing" that the aircraft wasn't involved in a collision with a vehicle on the road. The spokesperson added the pilot and a passenger exited from the plane without physical injuries. The two occupants of the plane...

House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today

The resolution is not binding but it is a way to make clear to Attorney General William Barr that there are strong expectations of him. Four members of Congress voted present - Republicans Justin Amash of Michigan, Matt Gaetz of Florida, Paul Gosar...

Rocket Sirens Wail in Tel Aviv Amid Reports of Explosion Rocket Sirens Wail in Tel Aviv Amid Reports of Explosion

In Gaza , there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Immediately after the IDF confirmation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he would convene the security cabinet in the military headquarters in Tel Aviv . Israel has accused Ham...

No tariffs for Irish goods entering NI in no-deal Brexit No tariffs for Irish goods entering NI in no-deal Brexit

Zero tariffs would be applied to items such as footwear, aluminium and steel, machinery, paper and wood products, and weapons and ammunition. The plan would expose many manufacturers to cheaper competition from overseas. This will be good news for ...

Netflix Profiles 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann' in Harrowing Trailer Netflix Profiles 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann' in Harrowing Trailer

Year on year DNA is getting better. A Netflix documentary about Madeleine McCann will be released on Friday, the streaming service has confirmed, saying it will be a "detailed look" at the disappearance of the three-year-old. In the trailer, ...

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