Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Democrats fire back at Trump as transgender troop ban takes effect

The finalized version of the ban on transgenders disqualifies from service "transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria", and specifically those who "may require substantial medical treatment, including medications and sur...

Sheriff: Several injured after powerful storms hit Texas Sheriff: Several injured after powerful storms hit Texas

A separate tornado also destroyed a home in Ratcliff, Texas , outside of Houston, on Saturday, injuring at least three people, according to the National Weather Service. On Saturday morning, the storm system dropped large hail ranging from the size ...

Melbourne shooting outside Prahran nightclub Love Machine leaves four men in hospital Melbourne shooting outside Prahran nightclub Love Machine leaves four men in hospital

It's believed one of the men has facial injuries. Police say a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia has left at least two people critically wounded. "An investigation is underway and the exact circumstances are still being establis...

Toddler survives falling from six-story window when vehicle breaks his fall Toddler survives falling from six-story window when vehicle breaks his fall

Before the fall, the toddler was alone in a bedroom while his mother and two siblings were in another room, Mr Perry said. "We asked him what was happening and that's when we found out the kid had fallen on my auto", he said. "Most of those kids ar...

Child Attack Suspect Had Previous Mall of America Arrests Child Attack Suspect Had Previous Mall of America Arrests

Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts says criminal charges will likely be filed against Aranda by mid-day on Monday. Police officers gave the child first aid along with witnesses, Potts said. Records show that Aranda has a history of assault and b...

USA serviceman, Japanese woman found dead in Okinawa

The police received an emergency call at around 7:25 a.m. after the two had initially been found bleeding at the apartment in the town of Chatan, and confirmed their deaths later at the scene. Japan's Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba tel...

Vatican Holds Spiritual Retreat for Peace in South Sudan Vatican Holds Spiritual Retreat for Peace in South Sudan

Sudan , which is predominantly Muslim, and South Sudan, predominately Christian, fought each other for decades before the south became independent in 2011. "We must deliver", Machar said. Pope Francis has closed a two-day retreat with South Sudan aut...

International Monetary Fund chief urges governments to avoid wrong trade policies International Monetary Fund chief urges governments to avoid wrong trade policies

Furusawa said China's slowdown so far has been moderate and Beijing has the necessary tools to underpin growth, helping keep Asia a key driver of the global economy. Extreme poverty refers to people who live on less than $1.90 a day. A group photo ...

Homeless 'good Samaritan' gets probation in GoFundMe scam Homeless 'good Samaritan' gets probation in GoFundMe scam

District Court in Camden. As part of his plea deal, the 36-year-old was immediately transferred from the courtroom in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to an inpatient drug treatment facility following his sentencing. McClure did transfer $25,000 from her ban...

House sets April 23 deadline for Trump tax returns House sets April 23 deadline for Trump tax returns

Neal tells IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, a Trump appointee, that he has two weeks to respond. Neal has adopted a methodical approach to seeking Trump's returns. After a week, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin - rather than Rettig - told Neal ...

Soni Methu Dies: Former CNN ‘Inside Africa’ Host Was 34 Soni Methu Dies: Former CNN ‘Inside Africa’ Host Was 34

Methu was staying at a hotel in Diani, Kwale county, Kenya, on Thursday when she lost consciousness and died. Her cause of her death is unknown at this time. The news of her death was confirmed by her sister, Faith Methu , via a statement. Those...

Parts of MI hit with wintry weather amid Midwest storm Parts of MI hit with wintry weather amid Midwest storm

Strong winds and more snow hit the Midwest on Friday after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created risky travel conditions, while forecasters warned of potential weekend tornadoes in the South. The weather service issued a high win...

Police open fire after vehicle 'driven at officers' in London Police open fire after vehicle 'driven at officers' in London

The culprit was apprehended and taken to a police station.No one of the Embassy staff were injured. Armed officers arrived and surrounded the suspect's auto. London's Metropolitan Police confirmed they were called to reports of a auto hitting a numbe...

Man charged with throwing child from balcony at Mall of America Man charged with throwing child from balcony at Mall of America

A witness told CNN affiliate WCCO that the child's mother was screaming that someone had thrown her child from the balcony. Tina Hailey told the publication she was rounding the corner when she heard a woman screaming, "Oh my god, pray for my son...

Syria says Israeli air attack injures six soldiers Syria says Israeli air attack injures six soldiers

An Israeli air strike in central Syria destroyed an Iranian missile development facility and a training centre, Syrian media and a war monitor said on Saturday. Israel considers Iran its biggest threat and has said it will not tolerate an Iranian mil...

European Union countries agree to start formal trade talks with US European Union countries agree to start formal trade talks with US

Importantly, the United States has said it will wait for the WTO, which has already deemed the subsidies illegal, to rule this summer on the exact amount of retaliation allowed. President Trump branded the European Union a "brutal trading partner" ...

Scheer critical of including asylum law changes in expansive budget bill Scheer critical of including asylum law changes in expansive budget bill

Refugee advocates are crying foul over proposed Liberal government changes to immigration laws that aim to keep would-be asylum seekers from entering Canada at unofficial border crossings. Some 20,000 asylum seekers crossed at the United States borde...

Pentagon's transgender military ban now in effect

According to a memo obtained by ABC News earlier in March, transgenders now enlisted will be allowed to serve only "if they adhere to the dress and grooming standards of their biological gender ", permitting secretaries to give waivers only on a "...

May told to resign over 'abject surrender' of Brexit delay May told to resign over 'abject surrender' of Brexit delay

European Council president Donald Tusk did not rule out further extensions beyond October. Mrs May made her plea as she defended her decision to accept a six month extension to Article 50, potentially delaying Britain's exit from the European Unio...

Prince Harry steps out WITHOUT Meghan Markle after SHOCK royal baby announcement! Prince Harry steps out WITHOUT Meghan Markle after SHOCK royal baby announcement!

Earlier this week, Meghan , 37, and Harry, 34, announced their intention to keep the birth of their first child private. "It's very important for Prince Harry and Meghan to flower and create a new direction", says royal historian Robert Lacey....

Rahul Gandhi pays homage to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh Rahul Gandhi pays homage to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh

During a debate of Members of Parliament in United Kingdom, the chances of an apology had dashed after UK's Minister of State at the Foreign Office Mark Field was reported to have said that offering apologies for the many events in the past would "de...

'The Daily Show' recaps WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's embarrassing arrest 'The Daily Show' recaps WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's embarrassing arrest

Ms Massi Fritz said in a text message sent to the Associated Press that "we are going to do everything" to have the Swedish case reopened "so Assange can be extradited to Sweden and prosecuted for rape". The 47-year-old Australian activist was arres...

Kim Jong-un sets conditions after Trump suggests third summit Kim Jong-un sets conditions after Trump suggests third summit

The DPRK leader also noted that he will wait for the United States to decide "until the end of this year". Kim during the speech blamed the collapse of his summit with Trump in February on what he described as unilateral demands by the United State...

Ivana Trump Reveals How Daughter Ivanka Actually Feels About Melania Trump!

In an interview with the Atlantic published on Friday, Trump was apparently quite eager to sing his daughter's praises: the author writes that she requested an interview with Ivanka herself and was turned down, but instead got a call that the pres...

Brexit talks with Labour have good chance of success, says Philip Hammond

The summit conclusions say that Britain must hold European elections scheduled for May 23 or if "the United Kingdom fails to live up to this obligation, the withdrawal will take place on 1 June 2019". Attorney General Geoffrey Cox suggested that the ...

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