Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Kushner talks of peace plan without two-state solution Kushner talks of peace plan without two-state solution

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had vowed before his re-election victory on April 9 to annex Israeli settlements in the West Bank, in a move that would likely trigger condemnation from the Palestinians and the Arab world. Trump has relied heavily...

US House backs Paris agreement in first climate Bill in a decade US House backs Paris agreement in first climate Bill in a decade

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would not take up the legislation, dismissing the bill as "political theater" by Democrats. The Climate Action Now Act is the first meaningful legislation on climate change that the U.S....

Beto O'Rourke tweets in support of Pete Buttigieg after homophobic remarks Beto O'Rourke tweets in support of Pete Buttigieg after homophobic remarks

The new cover, with a date of May 13th 2019, features a photo of 2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten, with the caption "First Family". "Mayor Pete, we are grateful you came to Texas". In that occasion too, the presi...

Turkey to buy Russian missiles despite US threats

Although the USA has already delivered two warplanes under an agreement to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, Congress ordered a delay in future deliveries late previous year. "If Turkey decides that the S-400 is a decision they want to go forward w...

Nadler Threatens Barr With Contempt If He Doesn't Agree to 'Counter Offer' Nadler Threatens Barr With Contempt If He Doesn't Agree to 'Counter Offer'

The letter from Graham came on Monday, asking Mueller if he would like to testify about "any misrepresentation" of the call, following Barr's remarks on the issue during his Judiciary Committee hearing this week. The raw evidence in the Mueller p...

Nigel Farage challenges Jeremy Corbyn to Brexit debate Nigel Farage challenges Jeremy Corbyn to Brexit debate

The government is planning to offer a "comprehensive but temporary customs arrangement" until the next election, which would allow the next prime minister to shape what happens after that. "Accepting there'd be no new referendum would split Labour". ...

Sudanese hold mass protest, step up pressure on generals Sudanese hold mass protest, step up pressure on generals

Sudan's military toppled Bashir last month after weeks of mass protests against his 30-year rule, but the demonstrators have not been satisfied with the Transitional Military Council that took control of the country after the coup. The call has exac...

10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages 10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages

The information was gathered by United Nations teams invited by North Korea to carry out a new food security assessment from March 29 to April 12. The report also recommends a series of measures to boost agricultural production including import...

China may establish military base in Pakistan: Pentagon report China may establish military base in Pakistan: Pentagon report

The clip, which urged the member countries to "be wary and examine the record of previous investments", was posted on the same day when China welcomed leaders from 37 countries and signed United States dollars 64 billion worth of deals on the first...

Ramadan moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia Ramadan moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, felicitates with the entire Muslim Ummah on the auspicious occasion of the forthcoming Ramadan, 1440 A.H. The Council prays that Allah spare our lives to this and many more Ramadan on the surface of the earth and gi...

Easter bombers visited Kashmir for training, establish links: Sri Lanka army chief Easter bombers visited Kashmir for training, establish links: Sri Lanka army chief

He did not confirm whether police would give an amnesty to those who surrendered weapons during the two-day handover period. "It will be like last Sunday when we had a service at Archbishop´s chapel and telecast it live", spokesman Edmond Tillakara...

US LNG supplies to European Union reach highest volume in March US LNG supplies to European Union reach highest volume in March

The goal is to diversify energy supply, while LNG is deemed key for the transition to a cleaner mix. In the first months of 2019, the European Union imported 13% of its gas from the United States - the EU's third biggest supplier - compared to 5% p...

Trump talks Venezuela and Mueller probe with Vladimir Putin Trump talks Venezuela and Mueller probe with Vladimir Putin

Trump said Putin seemed amused. Seeming to recognize the policy contradiction, Trump added Friday that the U.S.is now spending billions of dollars on nuclear weapons, "numbers like we've never seen before". The United States and most other Wester...

Donald Trump: Spying on My Campaign 'Bigger than Watergate'

Some of the since-declassified FISA application relied on a collection of memos authored by former British spy Christopher Steele that contained uncorroborated allegations of ties between Trump and his associates and Russian Federation. The agency se...

Beluga whale with harness that is Russian raise Alert in Norway Beluga whale with harness that is Russian raise Alert in Norway

It is also the gateway to the Northern Route that shortens maritime routes between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Audun Rikardsen of Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, who believes the whale may have come from a Russian military facility, s...

YouTube star asked underage girls to send explicit videos YouTube star asked underage girls to send explicit videos

Some of Jones's music videos garnered millions of views on YouTube , which he parlayed into tours. Prosecutors said he admitted to reaching out to 30 other young girls online before his arrest on child pornography charges in 2017, the Daily Mail...

Assange refuses extradition to United States; long Struggle expected Assange refuses extradition to United States; long Struggle expected

The full extradition hearing was some months away, Judge Michael Snow told the court. Julian Assange's father John Shipton has blasted the United States for seeking "vindictive revenge" on his son for WikiLeaks exposing the U.S. The US has char...

Would-be NYC Bomber to Serve No Additional Jail Time Would-be NYC Bomber to Serve No Additional Jail Time

Admitted al-Qaida recruit Najibullah Zazi (nah-jee-BOO'-lah ZAH'-zee) had faced the possibility of life in prison when he was sentenced Thursday. Zazi's attorney and federal prosecutors declined to comment ahead of the sentencing, which is schedu...

NZ mosque attack death toll rises to 51 NZ mosque attack death toll rises to 51

Police issued a statement saying: "Police wish to extend their condolences to the man's family and loved ones". He is the 51st person to die as a result of the mosque attacks. Turkish news outlet Anadolu Agency reports Tuyan, a father to two chi...

At least 4 hurt after plant explosion At least 4 hurt after plant explosion

Florip said the plant was open at the time of the explosion. The building's owner and emergency officials will bring in some "heavy-duty equipment" to remove debris. The Lake County Sheriff's Office told residents it was aware of the "very loud e...

Rahul writes open letter to residents of Amethi Rahul writes open letter to residents of Amethi

On Thursday, Congress party claimed that six surgical strikes were conducted during former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's regime from 2004 to 2014. The reality is that the BJP compromises (with terrorism). "I see a scared prime minister, unable to...

Senate Democrat Bennet enters 2020 race weeks after besting cancer Senate Democrat Bennet enters 2020 race weeks after besting cancer

He joins a field of more than a dozen candidates, with others such as former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Montana Governor Steve Bullock still deciding whether to run. Bennet, who served as superintendent of the Denver public...

Ohio’s Congressional Map Declared Unconstitutional, GOP To Appeal Ruling Ohio’s Congressional Map Declared Unconstitutional, GOP To Appeal Ruling

The panel unanimously declared the current map an "unconstitutional partisan gerrymander", saying the GOP-controlled Ohio Legislature put the Democrats at a disadvantage by packing them into four districts and scattering them across the remaining 1...

Pence: Ilhan Omar 'Doesn't Know What She's Talking About' Pence: Ilhan Omar 'Doesn't Know What She's Talking About'

Maduro's government accuses the US and others of launching an "economic war" against Venezuela, blaming it for most of the country's problems. "It's just factually wrong", Pompeo said on the "Ingraham Angle", according to Fox News . Despite repeated...

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives

India's National Disaster Response Force says around 1.2 million people have been moved from low-lying areas and are staying in almost 4,000 shelters. The port city of Cox's Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees live in camps with ...

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