Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman in court in college admissions scam Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman in court in college admissions scam

Other accused parents expected to appear in court include Manuel Henriquez, the former chief executive of specialty finance company Hercules Capital Inc, and Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher. They were ch...

Saving organ donors honored with SwedishAmerican flag ceremony Saving organ donors honored with SwedishAmerican flag ceremony

Premier Stephen McNeil says the goal is to ensure there are more potential organ donors in order to save lives. The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks work with Donate Life America to share the importance of registering one's decision to be a donor, honor...

Donald Trump Keeps Lying About His Ancestry

The president , 72, was speaking to the press during a briefing with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg when he made the false declaration. " Germany , honestly, is not paying their fair share", he said at the White House , quickly notin...

Freeloaders: NATO chief to meet Trump, alliance critic, on anniversary Freeloaders: NATO chief to meet Trump, alliance critic, on anniversary

Trump has repeatedly questioned the utility of the alliance to his "American First" foreign policy and regularly complains that the U.S.is being short-changed because few other members meet the goal of spending at least 2 percent of their gross domes...

Congress Is Finally Done With the War in Yemen Congress Is Finally Done With the War in Yemen

As the resolution had already passed the Senate, the vote in the Democratic-led House sends the measure to the White House, which said last month Trump would issue a veto. The top Republican on the committee, Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas, acknowledge...

Komodo Island to close to tourists because people keep stealing Komodo dragons Komodo Island to close to tourists because people keep stealing Komodo dragons

Indonesia government officials have made a decision to shut down all tourist visits to Komodo Island for 2020 because smugglers keep stealing the enormous lizards and selling them on the black market. "These animals are sold for traditional medicine"...

House of Commons suspended after water pours through ceiling House of Commons suspended after water pours through ceiling

Proceedings continued for a few minutes but MPs were looking increasingly distracted as the noise of the water became overwhelming. "I think there is probably some kind of symbol about how many people view how broken our Parliament is". While sessi...

Christchurch shooting suspect will face 50 murder charges, say New Zealand police Christchurch shooting suspect will face 50 murder charges, say New Zealand police

He was remanded without a plea. Tarrant is due to appear in Christchurch's High Court through a video link at 1000 local time (21000 GMT) on Friday. The High Court received 12 applications from both New Zealand media and foreign organisations to fi...

Ethiopian Airlines crew followed Boeing procedures before crash Ethiopian Airlines crew followed Boeing procedures before crash

News of the crash, combined with the crash of a Lion Air 737 Max 8 past year, have put the American plane manufacturer under huge stress as the crashes were linked to a new flight control system that was installed on these jets. "We continue to work ...

UK government, opposition to meet in search of Brexit plan UK government, opposition to meet in search of Brexit plan

In the vote yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, the House of Commons voted 313 to 312 to force May to again seek an extension from the European Union , which would push the Brexit "deadline day" past its current date of Friday, April 12. May had not sh...

Grassley: Trump's Claim That Wind Turbines Cause Cancer Is 'Idiotic' Grassley: Trump's Claim That Wind Turbines Cause Cancer Is 'Idiotic'

Grassley was instrumental in approving a federal tax credit 26 years ago that has spurred wind energy development. Grassley told reporters that most people think it's "stupid" not to harness wind and solar energy. You tell me that one, okay? Gra...

Mamata Banerjee calls Modi 'expiry babu' after PM's 'speed breaker' dig Mamata Banerjee calls Modi 'expiry babu' after PM's 'speed breaker' dig

A party delegation led by BJP leader Bhupendra Yadav met the Commission in New Delhi over the issue. "I am not Modi, I don't tell lies", she said, adding that Modi made false claims about the performance of her government in the state.

Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is maintaining a friendly tone toward China, even after defense officials raised concerns over an increased Chinese presence around a disputed island in the South China Sea. "And I assure you that if they kill or ...

Pope: Women have 'legitimate claims' for justice, equality Pope: Women have 'legitimate claims' for justice, equality

He continued: "With this outlook, she can support the call to respect women's rights, and offer convinced support for greater reciprocity between males and females, while not agreeing with everything some feminist groups propose". Young people have a...

Libyan commander orders forces to 'advance' on Tripoli Libyan commander orders forces to 'advance' on Tripoli

By Thursday, LNA forces had reached a position south of Gharyan town, Mayor Gharyan Yousef al-Bdairi told Reuters by phone. The move comes amid mounting speculation that pro-Haftar forces plan to march on capital Tripoli, where Libya's UN-backed ...

McConnell to Trump: We're not repealing, replacing Obamacare McConnell to Trump: We're not repealing, replacing Obamacare

The usually tight-lipped leader said afterward that the president agreed to shelve his health care push until after the campaign. And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that they would not work on a comprehensive health care package un...

Israel announces return of body of soldier missing since 1982 Lebanon war Israel announces return of body of soldier missing since 1982 Lebanon war

The Battle of Sultan Yacoub, a skirmish between the IDF and the Syrian army, took place on the sixth day of the First Lebanon War in June 1982 in the Bekaa Valley. Rivlin said: "On this hard, moving and sad day, our thoughts are with the Baumel famil...

USA rallies scheduled to demand release of full Mueller report USA rallies scheduled to demand release of full Mueller report

Some investigators are also concerned that Barr's review of the report has already shaped the public's perception of the probe before the full report has been released. The committee vote escalated congressional pressure on Attorney General Willia...

Arrest revives security concerns at Trump's Florida estate Arrest revives security concerns at Trump's Florida estate

This year's repeat of that event - slated to feature a guest appearance by Trump's sister Elizabeth Trump-Grau - was scheduled for March 30, the same day that Zhang, 32, attempted to gain entry to Mar-a-Lago.She has been charged with making false sta...

Brexit: MPs talk ‘absolute nonsense’ while objecting to talks - leader comment

Junior Wales Minister Nigel Adams quit his post, criticizing May for seeking a deal with "a Marxist who has never once in his political life out British interests first" - a reference to the left-wing Corbyn. The country voted by 52 to 48 percent to ...

Social media bosses face jail under 'world first' Australian laws Social media bosses face jail under 'world first' Australian laws

The bill says tech firms could face penalties if they fail to remove " abhorrent violent material" quickly enough. Australians could be fined $2.1million or jailed for hosting "extremist" footage on social media under tough new laws in the after...

PM pays for groceries after woman forgets wallet PM pays for groceries after woman forgets wallet

She already has a reputation as one of the world's best leaders thanks to her response to the Christchurch mosque attacks , but now there's another reason to love New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern . "Yes", replied the Prime Minister. The ...

Venezuela's Maduro Announces Power Rationing Amid Outages Venezuela's Maduro Announces Power Rationing Amid Outages

The announcement came less than a week after Venezuela's second electrical blackout in a month. Guaido took his campaign for change to one of the country's most populous states on Saturday, while supporters of the man he is trying to oust, Presid...

Donald Trump, Again, Falsely Claims His Father Was Born In Germany Donald Trump, Again, Falsely Claims His Father Was Born In Germany

I have great respect for (German Chancellor) Angela (Merkel ), my father is German, was German. 'My father is German, right? He famously held a stance for a number of years that presidential predecessor Barack Obama was not born in the U.S., thus re...

New Zealand police say accused mosque shooter to face 50 murder charges

Tarrant was arrested in relation to the March 15, shooting and was previously charged with one count of murder. He was to appear in the High Court at Christchurch via video link tomorrow. Tarrant will appear in the High Court in Christchurch on Fri...

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