Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Will South Korea legalize abortion after 60-year ban?

On Wednesday an opinion poll found 58% of the public favour abolishing the ban. "The law criminalising a woman who undergoes abortion of her own will goes beyond the minimum needed to achieve the legislative goal and limits the right of self-determin...

Merkel says backs longer Brexit delay than London seeking

But she had to leave the EU27 to discuss the UK's future in her absence over a dinner of scallop soup and loin of cod. He said: "Unless the main party leaders do a backroom deal to enable a customs union Brexit and deny the British people a say ove...

Boeing sued by shareholders for fraud after deadly 737 crashes Boeing sued by shareholders for fraud after deadly 737 crashes

Regulators around the world grounded the plane last month after an Ethiopian Airlines Max crashed less than five months after a Lion Air Max plunged into the sea off the coast of Indonesia. Earlier this week, the family of a USA man who died as a res...

Lawyers: Ex-Obama White House counsel Craig expects charges Lawyers: Ex-Obama White House counsel Craig expects charges

The indictment could land as soon as Thursday, according to the Journal. The case stems from the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and was later passed to prosecutors in the Southern District of NY and to U.S. "This case was thorough...

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd flies back from Georgia Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd flies back from Georgia

A British man who went on the run past year after killing a woman in a speedboat crash on the River Thames has returned to Britain after being extradited from the former Soviet state of Georgia, UK prosecutors said on Wednesday. Shepherd took Brown f...

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir steps down according to government sources Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir steps down according to government sources

The minister of production and economic resources in North Darfur told the Dubai-based al-Hadath TV that "there are consultations to form a military council to takeover power after President Bashir stepped down". The military removed Nimeiri after ...

North Korea`s Kim says must deliver `blow` to those imposing sanctions: KCNA North Korea`s Kim says must deliver `blow` to those imposing sanctions: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has struck a defiant note over his failed summit with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi and insisted Pyongyang would overcome the effect of sanctions, state media reported Thursday. But some believe the carrot of e...

Brexit: May to be told EU Brexit delay decision Brexit: May to be told EU Brexit delay decision

The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the closed-door negotiations. European Union leaders agreed to grant British Prime Minister Theresa May a new Brexit deadline of October 31, officials said , af...

Federal election 2019 date Federal election 2019 date

In the opening sorties of the federal election campaign, the prime minister warned that the economy would be imperilled by a Labor government, and he attempted to foreground the risks of a protest vote by arguing that the outcome of the coming campai...

Brexit: Theresa May won't say whether she'll quit over long delay Brexit: Theresa May won't say whether she'll quit over long delay

The EU had previously told May another extension would only be granted if the United Kingdom can present a credible alternative Brexit plan to the one which has been rejected by MPs three times. The Prime Minister doesn't want to see a long extensi...

Uber driver dropped woman off at airport, then broke into her home Uber driver dropped woman off at airport, then broke into her home

The video shows him moments later walking away from the home with a brisk step. The suspect "tore apart the whole house," one of the residents, who only wished to be identified by his first name, Scott, told ABC San Francisco station KGO.

Benjamin Netanyahu edges ahead, but no clear victor emerges in Israel election Benjamin Netanyahu edges ahead, but no clear victor emerges in Israel election

Almost complete results in the tight election put Mr Netanyahu in position to form a narrow parliamentary majority with a coalition of right-wing and religious parties, allowing him to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister. Exit polls and ...

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' protest leaders found guilty Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' protest leaders found guilty

Chu was found guilty of one charge of public nuisance while Chan and Tai were convicted for public nuisance as well as incitement to public nuisance. Po Chun-chung, chairman of "Defend Hong Kong Campaign", said that the illegal "Occupy Central" m...

Feud between Pete Buttigieg and Mike Pence escalates Feud between Pete Buttigieg and Mike Pence escalates

In 2006, when Buttigieg was 24, 34% of Americans said they would be "very uncomfortable" with a gay person running for president, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll . He, like so many on the left, are really just gaslighting all of us. Pen...

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Preparations underway for phase 1 of polling Lok Sabha elections 2019: Preparations underway for phase 1 of polling

The Election Commission said that the result of any exit poll in connection with the current general elections of the Lok Sabha and the state Assemblies in Andhra Pradesh , Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha , and Sikkim, and any by-elections from Assembl...

Trump’s executive order would make it harder to block pipelines Trump’s executive order would make it harder to block pipelines

NY has delayed pipelines that would bring natural gas to New England, for example, and Washington state has stopped coal export terminals. "My action today will cut through destructive permitting delays and denials. "The actions NY is taking not on...

Racy Easter display sparks holy war in New Jersey Racy Easter display sparks holy war in New Jersey

The dentist said he plans to resurrect the display as soon as possible. Another suggested it was "meant to be a joke". One of Dr Gangi's previous displays for Halloween. As she disassembled the mannequins, she told Pix 11: "He's 16-year-old". "But,...

Pete Buttigieg to Mike Pence: 'Your Quarrel Is With My Creator' Pete Buttigieg to Mike Pence: 'Your Quarrel Is With My Creator'

Pence's wife, Karen, told The Brian Kilmeade Show on Fox News Radio on Tuesday that her husband and Buttigieg had "always had a good relationship", adding: "I think it's helping Pete to get some notoriety by saying that about the vice president...

Japan Olympic minister resigns over disaster gaffe Japan Olympic minister resigns over disaster gaffe

Japan's Olympic minister resigned Wednesday after making remarks deemed offensive to the people affected by the 2011 quake and tsunami, a gaffe that prompted some to question his credentials. Sakurada, who doubled as the government's cybersecurity st...

Benjamin Netanyahu's rival party concedes Israeli election Benjamin Netanyahu's rival party concedes Israeli election

He said his party will "embitter" Netanyahu's life from the opposition. I think we have a chance. "The fact that Bibi won, I think we'll see some pretty good action in terms of peace", Trump stated. "We are a resilient people and we will persist an...

Former mayoral candidate Faith Goldy banned from Facebook for 'organized hate' Former mayoral candidate Faith Goldy banned from Facebook for 'organized hate'

White nationalist Faith Goldy has been banned from Facebook as the company continues to crack down on extremist content and organized hate groups. As of April 8, Goldy was among several individuals and organizations banned from Facebook and Insta...

Hundreds of migrants form caravan in Honduras to head for the US Hundreds of migrants form caravan in Honduras to head for the US

The Red Cross reported the same number, according to France 24 . The hopeful migrants first mobilized on social media, their number taking authorities by surprise as previous online appeals have failed to garner a significant response. Since Octob...

Bodies of American couple missing in Dominican Republic believed found Bodies of American couple missing in Dominican Republic believed found

The Mount Vernon couple flew out of Newark Liberty International Airport on March 23, NBC reported. Police said a auto was found submerged in the water below the highway and the body of a man was retrieved from the vehicle on March 31, accord...

Leo Varadkar predicts the United Kingdom will not leave the European Union this Friday Leo Varadkar predicts the United Kingdom will not leave the European Union this Friday

Earlier, over a working lunch, Mrs May and Mrs Merkel had agreed on the importance of an "orderly withdrawal" from the EU, Downing Street said. Mrs May and Mr Macron also discussed next month's European Parliamentary elections, with the prime minis...

Clashes in Libya's, Tripoli force 2800 to escape homes Clashes in Libya's, Tripoli force 2800 to escape homes

The UN said the clashes have displaced some 3,400 people. GNA presidential council chairman Fayez al-Sarraj reportedly instructed prosecutors to prepare the arrest warrants. Although casualties remain limited so far, the International Crisis Grou...

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