Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Foxconn defends Wisconsin plans as job creation pledge questioned Foxconn defends Wisconsin plans as job creation pledge questioned

Evers was critical of the deal , the largest government incentive package in USA history to a foreign company. Foxconn is the world's biggest electronics supplier, with Google Apple and Amazon one of its clients. Foxconn proposed to build a 20-mil...

Cash hoard found at Bashir's home Cash hoard found at Bashir's home

Reports say that security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than US$100 million ($150m). Protesters are demanding that the military, which ousted and arrested President Omar al-Bashir last week and set up a military c...

Franklin County tornado ruled a high-end EF-3 Franklin County tornado ruled a high-end EF-3

According to the National Weather Service , the tornado touched down about 2.5 miles North of Thaxton in Bedford Co. Authorities say a tree fell through the roof of a condemned house in Reston and tree damage was reported at an intersection in Fred...

US lawmakers to get long-awaited analysis of new NAFTA deal US lawmakers to get long-awaited analysis of new NAFTA deal

A senior USTR official told reporters that none of the 15 automakers producing vehicles in North America intend to opt out of the agreement to pay USA tariffs instead and move production overseas, as some critics of the deal have suggested.

Alpinists David Lama, Hansjoerg Auer, and Jess Roskelley Presumed Dead Alpinists David Lama, Hansjoerg Auer, and Jess Roskelley Presumed Dead

According to Parks Canada , the three mountaineers were trying to climb the high and hard route near the Howse pass. They were reported missing Wednesday and an investigation into the incident was underway. Howse sometime on Tuesday and there wa...

Sudan's Military Orders Central Bank to Review Dubious Money Transfers Sudan's Military Orders Central Bank to Review Dubious Money Transfers

The protest organisers have also demanded the new military council be scrapped as demonstrators keep up calls for a civilian government through a sit-in outside army headquarters. Burhan recently issued a decree relieving the Attorney General, Omer M...

Xi to address Belt and Road forum next week: FM Xi to address Belt and Road forum next week: FM

But it has proved controversial in many Western capitals, particularly Washington, which views it as merely a means to spread Chinese influence overseas and saddle countries with unsustainable debt through nontransparent projects. With a wave of trad...

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

Police chief General Sayed Mohammad Roshandil said a bomber blew himself up outside the ministry, clearing the way for the other attackers to enter the building and the heavily guarded government compound in central Kabul . Taliban in a statement re...

Florida man busted for threatening to kill lawmakers including Senator Cory Booker Florida man busted for threatening to kill lawmakers including Senator Cory Booker

The president was widely criticised for inciting violence against an elected United States representative. Omar, who represents Minnesota's 5th Congressional district, tweeted about the poster: "No wonder why I am on the "Hitlist" of a domestic t...

Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report Sanders goes on offensive defending credibility after report

Instead of apologizing for her unprofessional behavior and shutting down the spectacle, Ryan doubled down and declared open war against the elder Huckabee. The infrequency of White House press briefings is a regular complaint from reporters. So, Ry...

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report

Mueller's roughly 400 page report is littered with more than 800 redactions, from a name here and there to entire pages of text. The Senator said that Mueller's document details Russia's attempts to help get Trump elected as President and he "wel...

Female zoo keeper attacked by tiger at Topeka Zoo

Hadfield said she could not speak to the fate of Sanjiv, who arrived at the zoo in 2017, but said there was no plan the euthanize the tiger at this point. The incident lasted about 10 minutes. Hadfield said staffers placed Sanjiv the tiger into a h...

'Major incident' as up to six children are rushed to hospital 'Major incident' as up to six children are rushed to hospital

It is understood their conditions are not life-threatening. 'Kids were screaming and running around, ' she said. The kids were all shaking and scared'. Staff at the leisure centre evacuated the building and alerted emergency services. RTE repor...

Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital, say residents Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital, say residents

A French presidential source said in response to the accusation that France supported the internationally recognised government in Tripoli and that Emmanuel Macron's legitimate interlocutor was Fayez al-Sarraj, the GNA's prime minister, with whom...

Rep. Maloney says Trump's conduct in Mueller probe 'appalling' Rep. Maloney says Trump's conduct in Mueller probe 'appalling'

When news broke in early 2018 that McGahn had threatened to quit rather than have Mueller fired, Trump called the story "bulls- -t" and ordered then-White House staff secretary Rob Porter "to tell McGahn to create a record to make clear that the pr...

Canadian man sentenced to life in Flint airport attack Canadian man sentenced to life in Flint airport attack

So instead he got a knife. "If he didn't kill me, he probably would want me to say I hated him". Other officers wrestled Ftouhi to the ground and prevented him from grabbing Neville's gun. Ftouhi said on Thursday he had hoped to obtain a machine ...

Mitch McConnell proposes raising age to buy tobacco to 21 Mitch McConnell proposes raising age to buy tobacco to 21

He has received more than $160,000 in contributions from Altria, a major cigarette manufacturer. "To me, the most serious threat involves the use of vaping devices for teens under 18 years old", said McConnell. The proposed legislation includes all...

Easter: Gov. El-Rufai sends message to Kaduna Christians Easter: Gov. El-Rufai sends message to Kaduna Christians

It is preceded by Easter Triduum that includes Maundy Thursday, which commemorates the Last Supper, and Good Friday, that commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ . I wish you get eggs of gold, flowers of happiness and bunnies of choco...

Lawyer: Shackled children want normal adulthoods Lawyer: Shackled children want normal adulthoods

Jack Osborn, a lawyer representing the seven adult Turpin children, said they understand the consequences of their parents' actions and are working hard toward forgiving them. They offered testimony about how they suffered at the hands of their paren...

Kabul cancels Taliban meeting in Doha Kabul cancels Taliban meeting in Doha

Taliban terrorists, who have stepped up its fight to establish an Islamic emirate in Afghanistan amid the peace talks with the Trump administration, still consider themselves representatives of the only legitimate government in the country even after...

Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI

He alleges that the complainant told him not to meet her in the Supreme Court premises, and threatened to implicate him in a false case. Her brother-in-law who is a person with disability and had been working as junior court attendant since October 9...

North Korea Nuclear Impasse Looms Over US-Japan Talks North Korea Nuclear Impasse Looms Over US-Japan Talks

Security Council. Pompeo has said some minor relief, including the possible easing of travel restrictions, could be considered in the short- to medium-term but that the crippling sanctions the North most wants removed will not be lifted until it fu...

Temperatures dropping this weekend Temperatures dropping this weekend

It has been a bit breezy with a north wind, gusting up to 20 miles per hour at times, making temperatures go up to the lower to middle 60s by the afternoon. While the south and east coasts will be slightly cooler due to the onshore breezes, the winds...

Facebook bans UK far-right groups Facebook bans UK far-right groups

The tech titan banned the groups for contravening its policy forbidding "terrorist activity, organised hate, mass or serial murder, human trafficking or organised violence or criminal activity". This broader action comes in the wake of a report by ...

Israel razes home of suspected Palestinian shooter Israel razes home of suspected Palestinian shooter

On Wednesday, border police and defence ministry officials "demolished the apartment in which Salah Barghouti lived" in the village of Kobar, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah, the army said. Al-Masri said that Israeli police forces had raided ...

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