Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Congressional Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report

Barr's failure to comply "has hindered the Committee's constitutional, oversight and legislative functions", it says. U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to board Marine One en route to his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida following...

Palestinians claim ceasefire reached with Israel Palestinians claim ceasefire reached with Israel

President Trump added, the USA fully-supports Israel's efforts to protect its civilians. Israel's Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz ordered on Sunday that the country's only operating natural gas field, the offshore Tamar field, be closed as a precau...

Boeing Knew About 737 Max Aircraft Problems Months Before Lion Air Crash Boeing Knew About 737 Max Aircraft Problems Months Before Lion Air Crash

In its statement on Sunday, Boeing said that because in-house experts decided that the non-working light did not affect safety, the company made a decision to fix the problem by disconnecting the alert from the optional indicators at the next plann...

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison

Jailed Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been freed in Myanmar, after a presidential amnesty. Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo, left, and Wa Lone, are handcuffed as they are escorted by police out of a court in Yangon, Myanmar.

Bodies believed to be missing mom and daughter found in Kananaskis Bodies believed to be missing mom and daughter found in Kananaskis

In a statement released Monday afternoon the Lovett Family said, "Our family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the entire Calgary Police Service as well as those who have worked diligently in the search for Jasmine and her baby girl Ali...

Scott Morrison Somehow Connected Today's Failed Egging To Union Scott Morrison Somehow Connected Today's Failed Egging To Union "Thuggery"

The prime minister reacted as if an object or a hand touched his head, but the egg appears to have flown over his head and was later found whole and unbroken. Our farmers have to put up with these same idiots who are invading their farms and their ho...

Top US, Russian Diplomats to Meet Amid Venezuela Tensions Top US, Russian Diplomats to Meet Amid Venezuela Tensions

People light candles during a candlelight vigil held for victims of recent violence in Caracas, Venezuela , May 5, 2019. During a visit to Moscow, Jorge Arreaza, the Venezuelan foreign minister, sought to blame the recently-imposed U.S. Last week,...

Dalai Lama, Patnaik, Pradhan donate for Odisha cyclone victims Dalai Lama, Patnaik, Pradhan donate for Odisha cyclone victims

Tamluk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of neither receiving nor returning his calls regarding cyclone Fani . While Modi has blamed Mamata of disrupting law and order in the state, the l...

Pompeo says Canadian claim to Northwest Passage is 'illegitimate' Pompeo says Canadian claim to Northwest Passage is 'illegitimate'

No third category exists. Beijing was granted observer status in the Arctic Council in 2013, which enabled it to attend council meetings. But its Arctic ambitions garnered worldwide attention past year with its policy document that laid out the cou...

Life limping back to normal in Cyclone Fani hit States Life limping back to normal in Cyclone Fani hit States

In all affected districts, people will receive one month of additional pension and house building assistance, the chief minister said. The amount will be Rs 500 for families in moderately-affected districts like Cuttack, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpu...

Nancy Pelosi Fears Trump Won't 'Respect' Next Election Nancy Pelosi Fears Trump Won't 'Respect' Next Election

The Times reports Pelosi has told people around her that she doesn't "automatically trust the president to respect the results of any election short of an overwhelming defeat". Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, Trump preemptively warned agai...

Almost 400 prosecutors sign letter saying Trump would be charged with OBSTRUCTION Almost 400 prosecutors sign letter saying Trump would be charged with OBSTRUCTION

Based on the conduct outlined by special counsel Robert Mueller , the Justice Department would have been able to indict Trump, had he not been a sitting president, they said in a statement Monday . Robert Mueller , as Federal Bureau of Investigat...

House Judiciary Committee Schedules Vote to Hold the Attorney General 'In Contempt' House Judiciary Committee Schedules Vote to Hold the Attorney General 'In Contempt'

In the report, Mueller's team wrote that while the investigation established that the Trump campaign "expected it would benefit electorally from" information stolen in Russia-backed efforts, it "did not establish that members of the Trump campaign co...

Private jet crashes in Mexico, 14 feared dead Private jet crashes in Mexico, 14 feared dead

When asked by reporters if the plane had crashed, he responded, "we still do not know what happened". The plane was heading from Las Vegas to Monterrey, Mexico, Reuters reported. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but one official ...

Theresa May tells Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'Let's do a Brexit deal' Theresa May tells Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'Let's do a Brexit deal'

The Prime Minister admitted she understood why Conservative MPs found the decision to hold talks with Labour "uncomfortable", and said it was not what she wanted either. May's Conservatives lost more than a thousand seats on English local counc...

Election board orders Istanbul election redone Election board orders Istanbul election redone

Akar told Turkish broadcaster NTV that excluding Ankara from the F-35 jet project would put "very serious" burdens on the other partners in the project. Turkey has said it expected U.S. President Donald Trump to use a waiver to protect it against ...

Markets plunge after Trump threatens new China tariff hike Markets plunge after Trump threatens new China tariff hike

Trump ramped up pressure on China to make concessions in talks scheduled to be held in Washington this week by threatening to more than double tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, and impose a fresh round of import taxes on top of that.

Shamima Begum: Bangladesh says teen will face death penalty Shamima Begum: Bangladesh says teen will face death penalty

Although Ms Begum travelled to Syria to join the IS group, she has not admitted any terror offences. Under worldwide law, it is illegal to deprive a person of citizenship if to do so would leave them stateless. This would have the added benefit of ...

Baby birth bulletin takes pride of place on Buckingham Palace easel

Queen Elizabeth's grandson Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, a US-born former actress, married in a lavish ceremony at the monarch's Windsor Castle home in May previous year. The Duchess of Sussex's mom, Doria Ragland , is "overjoyed by the arrival of he...

Huawei leak not matter for us, police say Huawei leak not matter for us, police say

Leaked reports of a meeting of the National Security Council last month suggested that Theresa May had cleared Huawei to be involved in "non-core" elements of the 5G network , such as antennae. According to reports in the Daily Telegraph , Mrs ...

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry Announce Birth of Healthy Firstborn Son Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry Announce Birth of Healthy Firstborn Son

The news was confirmed on their official Instagram page. "It has been the most incredible experience I can ever imagine", the new father said. The Duke and Duchess were married last May and announced their pregnancy, also on Instagram, in October...

Ashton Kutcher Likely to Testify at 'Hollywood Ripper' Trial Ashton Kutcher Likely to Testify at 'Hollywood Ripper' Trial

Kutcher, who dated Ellerin, is "expected to testify" at the trial, a spokesperson for the court told E! Once the Los Angeles trial concludes, Gargiulo will be sent back to IL to face murder charges for his alleged first victim, Tricia Pacaccio .

Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea

The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S. A USA military spokesman told Reuters that destroyers Preble and Chung Hoon traveled within 12 nautical miles of Gaven and Johnson Reefs in the Spratly Islands. China claims ...

Dem Congressman Now Says Mueller NOT Confirmed To Testify Dem Congressman Now Says Mueller NOT Confirmed To Testify

Nadler on Friday gave Barr until Monday to reply to his request for a fuller version of the report. Previously, Barr made a less-redacted version of the report available to congressional leadership and the House and Senate judiciary and intelligenc...

"Much To Be Told": Donald Trump's Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen

On the morning of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's arrival at prison, a Trump Organization executive downplayed Cohen's role at the organization and mocked his judgement in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Monday . Among other charges, Cohen...

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