Saturday December 14-th, 2019

House committee chair asks IRS for 6 years of Trump tax returns House committee chair asks IRS for 6 years of Trump tax returns

The Trump businesses in the new request - part of Trump's global empire of some 500 entities - include the trust he set up to handle all his holdings during his presidency, making it the most important of the group. Officials at the IRS - who presu...

Teen tells police he’s missing boy Timmothy Pitzen, last seen in 2011 Teen tells police he’s missing boy Timmothy Pitzen, last seen in 2011

His name was Timmothy Pitzen. According to a police report from the Sharonville Police Department in OH, a boy told Campbell County authorities he was Timmothy Pitzen. The other was short with a snake tattoo on his arms. Police said the vehicle...

Government halts deadly cat experiments after watchdog report Government halts deadly cat experiments after watchdog report

The research effort recently attracted scrutiny after NBC News reported that it had apparently strayed into "cat cannibalism", with scientists at the Agricultural Research Services laboratory who performed the study buying cats from "Asian meat mar...

Trudeau expels ex ministers in bid to end Liberal Party crisis Trudeau expels ex ministers in bid to end Liberal Party crisis

Ms Philpott said on Facebook that she "did not initiate the crisis now facing the party or the prime minister". Philpott told CPAC her only issue with the government has been the SNC-Lavalin affair. But two days later, she implied that moving Pri...

Woman Tries To Enter Trump's Hotel With USB Stick Carrying Malware Woman Tries To Enter Trump's Hotel With USB Stick Carrying Malware

Zhang appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman Monday, according to the court's electronic docket. She allegedly did this by first telling a US Secret Service agent she was visiting the hotel to access the pool. After detaining her, i...

Ex-Minneapolis officer silent as trial opens Ex-Minneapolis officer silent as trial opens

She had approached the cruiser after calling police to report a possible rape in the dark alley behind her home. Todd Schuman, a member of Justice for Justine, called limited seating and restrictions on evidence "a First Amendment violation that cr...

Pete Buttigieg Campaign Raises $7 Million Since Launching in January Pete Buttigieg Campaign Raises $7 Million Since Launching in January

He is well spoken, confident, and has big ideas for fighting against Trump, and how Democrats can win back the White House-but in a new CNN special Buttigieg provided the answer for our most pressing question: How he met his husband, Chasten Glezm...

I will be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future I will be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future

One of the claims dated from 2012, while the other encounter was said to have taken place a few years later. Hill said her husband noticed the movement and made a joke about it. "I want to talk about gestures of support that I've made to women and so...

Brunei introduces death by stoning for adultery, gay sex Brunei introduces death by stoning for adultery, gay sex

The new laws, introduced in the Muslim-majority country, also cover several other crimes including punishment for theft by amputation. The decision to push ahead with the punishments after years of delays has sparked alarm, with the United Nations...

China's premier meets New Zealand's leader amid 5G dispute China's premier meets New Zealand's leader amid 5G dispute

Ardern kicked off her visit by opening New Zealand's brand new embassy in Beijing, proclaiming that, as one of the country's "most significant diplomatic spaces in the world", it was demonstrative of the importance of the China-New Zealand relation...

NASA Says Debris From India's Antisatellite Test Could Threaten ISS NASA Says Debris From India's Antisatellite Test Could Threaten ISS

Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. "The test was calibrated keeping in mind the debris issue". He said that the existing space debris was already large and different countries were monitoring it thro...

WhatsApp launches fact-check service to fight fake news in India WhatsApp launches fact-check service to fight fake news in India

The first phase of India's elections are scheduled to begin on April 11, with final results expected on May 23. In order to use the service, Indians will need to forward messages to Checkpoint Tipline on WhatsApp (+91-9643-000-888) which will the...

US Citizen and Driver Kidnapped in a Uganda Wildlife Park US Citizen and Driver Kidnapped in a Uganda Wildlife Park

Rights groups who led the protests to the country's parliament in Kampala city, said more than 20 people, mostly women, and children, were abducted for ransom previous year and called on the police to make these cases a priority. 'We are hopeful that...

Price of Mexican avocados spike over Trump's threats to close border Price of Mexican avocados spike over Trump's threats to close border

American shoppers would see an immediate price surges and then virtual disappearance from supermarkets of tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, squash, eggplant, green beens, mangoes, melons, berries and chili peppers, Jungmeyer said. "We're watching it...

Boeing system triggered repeatedly in Ethiopian crash Boeing system triggered repeatedly in Ethiopian crash

Boeing's anti-stall software known as MCAS is at the centre of investigations into both the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month and a Lion Air accident in Indonesia in October that together killed almost 350 people. It is created to automatically low...

European Parliament Panel Backs Visa-Free Travel For Britons After Brexit European Parliament Panel Backs Visa-Free Travel For Britons After Brexit

A second referendum: Corbyn took a long time to come around to the prospect of a second vote, but ultimately supported a plan from one of his backbenchers for a confirmatory vote on any deal May gets through Parliament. Another Tory MP, Marcus Fysh,...

Trump rips Ocasio-Cortez, says Dems are 'petrified' of her Trump rips Ocasio-Cortez, says Dems are 'petrified' of her

After implying that Hayes was utterly dominated by the "29-year old former bartender, " he proceeded to compare him to lesbian daytime talk show host Ellen... President Donald Trump appeared to be in "insult comic" mode during an address to the Nat...

Turkish election board rules in favor of partial Istanbul recount Turkish election board rules in favor of partial Istanbul recount

Speaking to reporters in Ankara, YSK head Sadi Güven said that the recount would mostly focus on invalid votes, adding that this was not an unprecedented decision. According to unofficial results, the AK Party is leading in 15 metropolitan municipali...

Trump Again Lies About The Birthplace Of His Father Trump Again Lies About The Birthplace Of His Father

While his direct family connection is false, the president's father was descended from a German immigrant. That wonderful place in Germany that his father, Frederick Christ Trump , was born? The president's grandfather, Friedrich , was born i...

Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked superyacht for $126 million Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked superyacht for $126 million

The purchase will not affect its 2019 earnings, it was quoted by Reuters as saying. Equanimity - decked out with a 20m swimming pool, spa and sauna, movie theatre and helipad - has been moored off the coast of Malaysia for the past five months, o...

Pirro returns to Fox News after remarks on Muslim congresswoman Pirro returns to Fox News after remarks on Muslim congresswoman

You're a crusader for justice", Mr. Giuliani told her. "With this justice." - Jeanine Pirro , last night. Fox host Jeanine Pirro returned Saturday to the airwaves after a two-week hiatus, taking aim at favorite targets such as "lying, liberal Ho...

Algeria's President Bouteflika 'Resigns' Algeria's President Bouteflika 'Resigns'

Reacting to the news, the French Foreign Minister said he was confident Algerians would continue their democratic transition in a "calm and responsible" way after Mr Bouteflika's resignation. The news came shortly after the Algerian Defence Ministry ...

'Representation matters.' Tributes as Chicago elects first black woman as mayor 'Representation matters.' Tributes as Chicago elects first black woman as mayor

The runoff between two African-American women was a rarity in the United States, where only 6 percent of mayors in the 200 largest US cities are women of color, according to the Reflective Democracy Campaign. "We can and will finally put the interest...

Leaders of Greece, North Macedonia snap historic selfie Leaders of Greece, North Macedonia snap historic selfie

In last summer's Prespes agreement , Greece pledged to finally lift its vetoes on the Balkan state's bids to join the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in exchange for the name change. "We showed Europe and the world t...

Kindergarten teacher detained after allegedly poisoning 23 children in China Kindergarten teacher detained after allegedly poisoning 23 children in China

One parent received a call from the school and was notified that his child had vomited, fainted and was still unconscious when he arrived at the school. A child has been left with "severe" symptoms while seven others remain in hospital for observatio...

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