Sunday November 17-th, 2019

Michelle Obama compares Donald Trump to 'divorced dad' in series of jibes Michelle Obama compares Donald Trump to 'divorced dad' in series of jibes

When I first met her, I was embraced by a warm, regal, confident woman who possessed a reassuring calm, on the eve of President Obama's historic first Inauguration. "We are just in the throes of the uneasy path of change". Though we're all susceptibl...

Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Protesters at Iowa Campaign Rallies Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Protesters at Iowa Campaign Rallies

He has talked openly about his Episcopalian faith. As of Tuesday morning, a pair of French billionaires have already pledged over $330 million dollars to aid the restoration of the cathedral which lost its spire and roof in the fire. His husban...

Indonesians vote in vast democratic exercise Indonesians vote in vast democratic exercise

Polls closed in Indonesia on Wednesday in elections for president and parliament after a campaign across the sprawling equatorial archipelago that was dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam.

Israel's president starts consultations on prime minister nomination Israel's president starts consultations on prime minister nomination

He wished Prime Minister Netanyahu a successful new term in office and prayed that his record fifth term will bring enduring peace and security to the Middle East. Monday's consultations include the members of such parties as the Likud, the Blue and...

Cold front brings in a line of strong storms Wednesday night Cold front brings in a line of strong storms Wednesday night

Four people died in Texas, two in Louisiana, one in MS and another in Alabama. Large hail and isolated tornadoes are concerns for places including Dallas and Austin, Texas, and Oklahoma City. After that, we see some cooler, occasionally rainy weath...

Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond

Under the new ruling, however, they will be forced to wait in detention for the duration of their case. The American Civil Liberties Union has vowed to take legal action after Attorney General William Barr made a decision Tuesday that will preven...

Turkey eyes Trump protection from any sanctions for Russian defense purchase Turkey eyes Trump protection from any sanctions for Russian defense purchase

He noted that despite appeals from the US, Turkey will not abandon the purchase of the S-400. "S-400 missile systems will, possibly, enhance security of Ankara and Istanbul", he said recalling that the United States supplied newest fifth-generati...

Man arrested for throwing iguana at restaurant manager in Painesville Man arrested for throwing iguana at restaurant manager in Painesville

Police say an unruly customer at a restaurant in OH pulled an iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager. Police said the 49-year-old man somehow had the reptile stored in his shirt before he flung it at the manage...

Australia grandmother in emotional reunion with Daesh fighter's orphans Australia grandmother in emotional reunion with Daesh fighter's orphans

And now that our parents are gone, we want to live. "Where there are Australians who are caught up in this situation - particularly as innocent children - we will do what I think Australians would expect us to do on their behalf". His main worry is...

Facing arrest on corruption, Peru's ex-president shoots himself Facing arrest on corruption, Peru's ex-president shoots himself

The ex-premier's lawyer, Erasmo Reyna, has confirmed the shooting and described his client's condition as "delicate". It broadcast images of Garcia's son and supporters arriving at the hospital. The asylum request was denied, and a judge in Lima or...

European Union okays tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, FB European Union okays tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, FB

Member states of the European Union will have two years to implement the provisions of the bill. Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands , Poland and Sweden opposed it, while Belgium, Estonia and Slovenia abstained. Under the new regime Google...

Egypt Parliament's Committee Approved President's Term Extension Egypt Parliament's Committee Approved President's Term Extension

Tuesday's vote paves the way for a referendum to be held within the next 30 days in accordance with Egypt's 2014 constitution. However, they introduce a new clause that would extending Mr El Sisi's present four-year term to six years and allow him ...

Black metal fan accused of church burnings now charged with hate crimes Black metal fan accused of church burnings now charged with hate crimes

A pretrial hearing in the case was set for July 17, with jury selection scheduled to begin in the trial on September 10. The statement asserted that the United States would offer 'assistance in the rehabilitation of this irreplaceable symbol of...

Easter weather: parts of United Kingdom to be hotter than Corfu and Majorca Easter weather: parts of United Kingdom to be hotter than Corfu and Majorca

There will also be a lot of dry weather, some cloud coming and going, so bright skies and sunny spells. The incoming weather system is also expected to cause temperatures to significantly rise, and free the United Kingdom of the freezing conditions...

Man charged with 100 counts of first-degree rape Man charged with 100 counts of first-degree rape

Deputies received a tip on April 1 that Harvey Joseph Fountain was sexually involved with juveniles in the Pineville area, the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post. In the state of Louisiana, first-degree rape is a capital offens...

Boeing 737 MAX software upgrade 'operationally suitable': FAA panel Boeing 737 MAX software upgrade 'operationally suitable': FAA panel

The new FAA report , issued on Tuesday, has deemed the aircraft's software " operationally suitable ". Boeing aims to finish fixing the planes in late April, and changes would have to be submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration and forei...

How? Briar Cliff student dies falling 100 ft off Arkansas hiking trail How? Briar Cliff student dies falling 100 ft off Arkansas hiking trail

The group was walking near a cliff called Hawksbill Crag when Norton, attempting to move from one area of the Crag to another, lost her footing and fell approximately 100 feet, according to authorities. "Andrea embodied BCU's values in everything...

Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor

The U.S. team is working with the North Koreans, Pompeo said, "to chart a path forward so that we can get there". Russian Federation has previously echoed North Korea's call for phased sanctions relief in exchange for denuclearization, while Tr...

Fordham Student In Serious Condition After Fall From School’s Bell Tower Fordham Student In Serious Condition After Fall From School’s Bell Tower

Monfries had posted a video from the top of the tower on Snapchat with the caption "Bell tower" early Sunday, according to video shared with The New York Times ". According to USA Today , the tower, located in the Bronx, is off-limits to students...

Perth DJ Arrested In San Francisco After Allegedly Trying To Kidnap Toddler Perth DJ Arrested In San Francisco After Allegedly Trying To Kidnap Toddler

A Perth man has been arrested in San Francisco after allegedly attempting to kidnap a toddler off the street in broad daylight. As ABC 7 reports via witnesses Adam and Sabrina Walker, Holyoake allegedly grabbed the two-year-old boy and began ...

Shamima Begum granted legal aid Shamima Begum granted legal aid

The 19-year-old said she had fled the caliphate but had previously been living in Raqqa, where she married a Dutch IS fighter called Yago Riedijk, who later surrendered to Syrian fighters. Relatives seeking a civil action against Downey had their req...

Egypt unveils colorful Fifth Dynasty tomb Egypt unveils colorful Fifth Dynasty tomb

Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany, along with 52 ambassadors and cultural attaches of foreign, Arab and African countries, toured Saqqara Necropolis to inspect the tomb of Khuwy , who lived at the end of the Fifth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom....

Strong quake-caused tsunami warning removed | global Strong quake-caused tsunami warning removed | global

Indonesia has on Friday issued a tsunami warning after Thursday's quake, urging residers to quickly evacuate to at higher level ground, according to Reuters news reports . Apart from the damage to tens of thousands of buildings, the disaster destroy...

Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war

After the Senate passed the resolution last month, the White House argued it was flawed and would undermine the fight against extremism. "Houthis, supported by Iran , have used missiles, armed drones and explosive boats to attack civilian and mili...

Denver-area schools to close Wednesday amid threats Denver-area schools to close Wednesday amid threats

All after-school activities will go on as scheduled, except at Columbine, where they were cancelled as a precaution, the district said. "This has become a massive manhunt", Phillips said in a Tuesday night press briefing. Pais is thought to be obse...

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