Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg In Dublin Today To Meet With TDs Mark Zuckerberg In Dublin Today To Meet With TDs

As for privacy concerns, Zuckerberg says there needs to be a single global standard for data privacy protection, likely modeled after the EU's GDPR - under which Facebook and other tech giants are already facing millions in potential fines.

Police make statement after four north London stabbings

Two of the victims are said by police to be in a critical condition, while the other two have been described as stable. The police describe the suspect as the black male, approximately 6ft 3ins tall, of skinny build and wearing dark clothing, possi...

Comic leads as Ukraine votes for president Comic leads as Ukraine votes for president

Mr Zelenskiy's readiness to speak both Russian and Ukrainian, at a time when language rights are a hugely sensitive topic, gained him support in Ukraine's largely Russian-speaking east. Tymoshenko, who came to worldwide prominence as a face of the ...

Slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi's children paid by kingdom Slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi's children paid by kingdom

The homes and payments demonstrate an effort by the Saudi government to keep Khashoggi's family from speaking out against it in the wake of the brutal killing that took place at a Saudi consulate. "The delivery of homes and monthly payments of $10,00...

Man found guilty of murdering NYC jogger Karina Vetrano Man found guilty of murdering NYC jogger Karina Vetrano

Lewis, 22, was accused of sexually assaulting and murdering the 30-year-old jogger in August 2016 while in the New York City borough of Queens. Lewis was being retried because his first trial ended in a hung jury. Chief Queens Assistant District At...

Seven Pak posts destroyed as Indian Army retaliates to ceasefire violations Seven Pak posts destroyed as Indian Army retaliates to ceasefire violations

The shelling was largely restricted to military posts on opposite sides "but occasionally the Indian army would also pound civilian settlements", a police official had said . Pakistani media reports claim that one elderly man was also killed and fiv...

Chinese J-11 fighter jets crossed Taiwan Strait line Chinese J-11 fighter jets crossed Taiwan Strait line

That incident was portrayed by both sides as an inadvertent mistake by two jets responding to a nearby United States spy plane. The 180-km-wide Taiwan Strait separates mainland China from self-governed and democratic Taiwan, which Beijing views a...

Harry Potter books burned by Catholic priests due to 'evil forces' Harry Potter books burned by Catholic priests due to 'evil forces'

They also show an elephant figurine and a tribal mask burning on the book pile. The post sparked controversy on Facebook with some calling it a joke. The Catholic church in Poland is backed by the Law and Justice (PiS) conservative Christian demo...

Caravan of 40 Salvadoran migrants sets out for United States border Caravan of 40 Salvadoran migrants sets out for United States border

Sen. Ben Cardin said President Trump " s call for closing the U.S. -Mexico border to address the immigration crisis "makes no sense'. A Congressional delegation to El Salvador investigating the increase in family and child migrations to the USA c...

Magician Blaine subject of sexual assault probe

He has not been charged with any crime, and the superstar illusionist told the outlet that he hasn't been contacted by police. The allegations against Blaine, 45, were first reported by the Daily Beast , which said he declined to comment and had...

President Trump urges Congress to fix loopholes in immigration system President Trump urges Congress to fix loopholes in immigration system

Mexico will help to regulate the flow of Central American migrants passing through its territory to the United States, but the root causes behind the phenomenon must be tackled, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday.

Erdogan sees win in local votes, but loses Turkish capital Erdogan sees win in local votes, but loses Turkish capital

The AKP and its predecessor have controlled Istanbul and Ankara for 25 years. It lost control of two cities where government loyal security services have been posted to the AKP. Sunday's elections were largely seen as a test for Erdogan's popularit...

Pregnant sperm whale found dead with 22 kg of plastic in stomach Pregnant sperm whale found dead with 22 kg of plastic in stomach

Luca Bittau, president of SEAME Sardinia, a nonprofit organization that aims to protect cetaceans in the Mediterranean through research and education, told CNN that the beached mammal's stomach contained plastic bags , fishing nets and lines, and ...

Maduro announces 30 days of electricity rationing in Venezuela Maduro announces 30 days of electricity rationing in Venezuela

On Sunday, March 31, Maduro announced 30 days of electricity rationing , after his government said it was shortening the workday and keeping schools closed due to blackouts . Maduro claimed the country is "facing a group of monsters who want to d...

Man convicted of killing woman out running in NYC park

Defense attorneys for Chanel Lewis , the Black man accused of assaulting and murdering jogger Karina Vetrano almost three years prior in Queens, New York, have accused the NYPD of racial bias towards their client, after an anonymous letter has c...

Japan announces 'Reiwa' as name of new imperial era Japan announces 'Reiwa' as name of new imperial era

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a press conference standing next to the calligraphy " Reiwa " which was chosen as the new era name at the prime minister's office in Tokyo , Japan, on April 1, 2019. The second character means "peace"...

USA sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments USA sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments

WASHINGTON - The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, sources familiar with the situation said, marking the first concrete US step to block delivery of the jet to the North Atlanti...

Uber Mistake Murder: USC Student Died from 'Sharp Force Injuries' After Kidnapping Uber Mistake Murder: USC Student Died from 'Sharp Force Injuries' After Kidnapping

When police processed the vehicle, they discovered traces of Josephson's blood, her cell phone, bleach, window cleaner and germicidal wipes. I will miss and love my baby girl for the rest of life. According to law enforcement officials, Josephson had...

Arab summit to showcase unity against Trump's Israel policy Arab summit to showcase unity against Trump's Israel policy

Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the US decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood. The worldwide community, i...

26 firefighters die battling forest fire 26 firefighters die battling forest fire

The firefighters lost contact with other emergency services and were discovered dead on Monday, China Central Television reported. The blaze broke out at a remote spot in the rugged mountains at an altitude of about 3,800 meters, where transport an...

David Blaine: magician under investigation over sexual assault claims David Blaine: magician under investigation over sexual assault claims

Blaine declined to comment on the allegations, telling the outlet he had not been contacted by NY authorities. But when asked if have investigators had tried to interview Blaine or if he'd been informed about the probe, NYPD Commissioner James O'...

Here are the four Brexit alternative motions selected by John Bercow

Britain is due to leave the European Union on April 12 without an agreement unless it passes a divorce deal or secures an extension from the bloc. 273 people voted in favour of the customs union, while 276 voted against it. Motion H - EFTA and EEA ...

China Bans All Types of Fentanyl, Carries Out Promise To Trump China Bans All Types of Fentanyl, Carries Out Promise To Trump

China's addition of fentanyl-related substances to the supplementary list of controlled narcotic drugs will take effect on May 1, the Ministry of Public Security, the National Health Commission and the National Medical Products Administration said ...

Vietnam stepmother of accused Kim assassin 'happy' over new sentence Vietnam stepmother of accused Kim assassin 'happy' over new sentence

I must say that you are a very, very lucky person", Azmi Ariffin, the judge at the Shah Alam High Court, said. Aisyah was unexpectedly freed in mid-March after the murder charge against her was dropped. Doan Thi Huong smiles as she is escorted by M...

Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels

He listed the nine luxury hotels - which are located in the UK, US, France and Italy - as ones for people to boycott. The Dorchester was not available for immediate comment on the boycott. Homosexuality is already illegal in the sultanate, but it wil...

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