Wednesday October 16-th, 2019

Vegan protesters in Australia cause huge traffic Vegan protesters in Australia cause huge traffic

Carnivorous Aussies responded with torrents of pictures of steaks, burgers, and bacon on Twitter. Three vehicles were used to block the intersection of Flinders and Swanston streets , with a number of people chaining themselves to the vehicles.

Israel's Netanyahu to Meet Putin in Moscow on Thursday Israel's Netanyahu to Meet Putin in Moscow on Thursday

Netanyahu has met with Putin three times over the past year, most recently in February, to discuss military coordination between Russian Federation and Israel in Syria. Netanyahu is facing a tough election challenge from centrist former military chie...

Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart

A man who earlier this month bought a private-island estate off Key West for $8 million was arrested last week after police say he tried to scam a Kmart out of $300 in fraudulent returns. Commenting on the charges, Lippi said the accusations boiled d...

Barr: Justice Department had inkling of what Mueller report would say Barr: Justice Department had inkling of what Mueller report would say

What is known about Mueller's report is his team found enough evidence to prevent the report from clearing the president of criminal wrongdoing. "You're darn right I'm going after them again", Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's attorneys, told The Assoc...

U.S. Attorney General Barr to release Mueller report 'within a week' U.S. Attorney General Barr to release Mueller report 'within a week'

Barr left open the possibility that some members of Congress would be allowed to review secret information from the report in a safe setting. Barr told the House Appropriations subcommittee, where he was appearing Tuesday to testify on the budget...

Gov. Cuomo Backs NY Effort to Obtain Trump Tax Returns Gov. Cuomo Backs NY Effort to Obtain Trump Tax Returns

Rettig is sure to face questions from a House Appropriations Committee panel on the topic Tuesday afternoon. Last week, Massachusetts Democrat Neal, one of only three congressional officials authorized to request tax returns, requested Trump's pe...

A convicted double murderer on the run in Sydney A convicted double murderer on the run in Sydney

NSW Police said the man was arrested in the Inner West suburb of Petersham. His monitoring anklet was found four hours later outside a monastery in nearby Kensington. Police investigating the disappearance of Akai found Frost's remains in a bathtub...

United States tourist kidnapped in Uganda, guide found alive United States tourist kidnapped in Uganda, guide found alive

The acknowledgement of negotiations with the captors follows reports in several local media outlets, including state-owned daily New Vision, that a ransom was paid before the two were freed. "Uganda continues to strengthen its security and eliminate ...

Japanese F-35 fighter reportedly crashes during routine training flight Japanese F-35 fighter reportedly crashes during routine training flight

Senior leaders of Japan's Ministry of Defense, U.S. Forces Japan, Pacific Air Forces and Lockheed Martin gather in a Japan Air Self-Defense Force hangar for the commemorative ceremony welcoming the first operational F-35A Lightning II to JASDF's 3rd ...

U.S. service members, 1 contractor killed in IED explosion near Bagram airbase U.S. service members, 1 contractor killed in IED explosion near Bagram airbase

The explosion occurred near Bagram air base, 50km (31 miles) north of the capital Kabul. Officials did not immediately release the names of those killed, in line with standard policy pending notification of next of kin, or the nationality of the co...

Iran MPs chant 'death to America' after Revolutionary Guard terrorism row Iran MPs chant 'death to America' after Revolutionary Guard terrorism row

It was the first time that Washington has branded part of a foreign government a terrorist group, meaning that anyone who deals with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps could face prison in the United States. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani den...

Bhima Mandavi, BJP Legislator From Dantewada, Among 5 Killed By Maoists Bhima Mandavi, BJP Legislator From Dantewada, Among 5 Killed By Maoists

The "meticulously planned attack" was carried out when Mandavi was hurrying to an election meeting just before the close of election campaign at 5 p.m. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack and grieved the loss of a "diligent" leader, whi...

No charges for 'egg boy' or Australian senator after spat No charges for 'egg boy' or Australian senator after spat

Police on Tuesday confirmed 17-year-old Will Connolly had received an official caution. Speaking to The Project on his decision to egg Anning, Connolly said he was " flat out disgusted " by the independent senator's rhetoric, and thus motivated...

‘Commit crimes against women’: Congress, AAP mock error in BJP manifesto ‘Commit crimes against women’: Congress, AAP mock error in BJP manifesto

About 900 million people are eligible to vote in the election starting on Thursday, in which Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led group is taking on the Congress and its allies and a clutch of regional parties. "We believe that Article 35A is an obstacl...

Man killed mother because she was 'driving him crazy': cops Man killed mother because she was 'driving him crazy': cops

He was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Edith Betty Ralph, who, he'd said repeatedly, was "driving him insane". Ralph faces charges of first-degree murder in the death of his mother, Edith Betty Ralph, whose body was found Saturday ...

Rouhani says USA blacklisting of Iran Guards a 'mistake' Rouhani says USA blacklisting of Iran Guards a 'mistake'

The ministry says the measure shows that the IRGC has played an important role in defending Iran and highlights its resistance against the U.S. and Israel. State-owned IRAN daily went a step further, saying the US move was a "designation of the entir...

Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric auto trip' in Australia, clocking 95,000km Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric auto trip' in Australia, clocking 95,000km

He said that it was intended to prove the viability of electric vehicles as a means of slowing the pace of climate change. A Dutch explorer has completed a three-year journey across the world from Europe to Australia, the longest journey in an elec...

European Union ministers say United Kingdom needs 'clear plan' to win Brexit delay European Union ministers say United Kingdom needs 'clear plan' to win Brexit delay

Labour former minister Yvette Cooper said: "Both houses of Parliament have tonight strongly made clear their view that a no deal would be deeply damaging to jobs, manufacturing and security of our country, and also set out support for the Prime Min...

European Union presidency: Britain must say how it wants to use Brexit extension European Union presidency: Britain must say how it wants to use Brexit extension

In Paris , a diplomatic source dismissed Tusk's suggestion as a "clumsy trial balloon", as French President Emmanuel Macron's government continued to insist May must present a "credible plan" for orderly divorce. British Prime Minister Theresa May s...

May to hold face-to-face meetings with Merkel and Macron over Brexit extension May to hold face-to-face meetings with Merkel and Macron over Brexit extension

Theresa May is to hold last-minute Brexit talks with the leaders of Germany and France later, four days before the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU. Labour former minister Yvette Cooper said: "Both houses of Parliament have tonight strongly made...

USA plans $11bn tariffs on European aircraft, wine and cheese USA plans $11bn tariffs on European aircraft, wine and cheese

Trump's U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, announced a list of goods which could be hit by tariffs late on Monday night in retaliation for EU subsidies to Airbus , the European aerospace manufacturer. The EU and United States have been fi...

Osinbajo attends 25th National commemoration of Rwandan genocide Osinbajo attends 25th National commemoration of Rwandan genocide

The commemoration, named "Kwibuka", meaning "to remember" in English, started with the laying of wreaths at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the genocide, followed by a commemoration ceremony in...

No-deal Brexit 'simply insane — European Union commissioner No-deal Brexit 'simply insane — European Union commissioner

He maintained that a "managed no deal " could still give Britain "time to negotiate an FTA and to solve the [border] issues raised in Northern Ireland", but insisted that "to agree to be non-voting members of the European Union, under the surrender ...

Kirstjen Nielsen’s season of cruelty and futility Kirstjen Nielsen’s season of cruelty and futility

Nielsen had been picked for the top Homeland Security job at the urging of her predecessor, John Kelly , who left to become Trump's White House chief of staff. Nielsen's relationship with Trump has always been said to be hard. People speaking with...

The Queen reportedly 'won't tolerate' Meghan and Prince Harry raising baby vegan The Queen reportedly 'won't tolerate' Meghan and Prince Harry raising baby vegan

And considering any Royal Baby news is an global headline, even if there's no chance the child could ascend to the throne, that's been pretty darn hard. The odds that the 37-year-old will give birth this week are now standing at 2/1 - which makes...

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