Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Video Sandra Bland took during confrontational 2015 traffic stop in Texas surfaces Video Sandra Bland took during confrontational 2015 traffic stop in Texas surfaces

But until a Dallas news station obtained and aired the cellphone clip on Monday night, no one had seen Bland's own view of that tense moment in July 2015 - including her family and the attorney who represented them in civil court. It also said Sandr...

At least 2 injured at Colorado school shooting in 'unstable situation' At least 2 injured at Colorado school shooting in 'unstable situation'

Police are investigating a shooting with multiple victims at STEM School Highland Ranch near Denver, local officials say. Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Co., meanwhile, had two victims in stable condition, the network added. It said at leas...

Cohen begins three-year prison term at Otisville Cohen begins three-year prison term at Otisville

The Otisville Federal Correctional Institution's newest inmate, Michael Cohen , the former "fixer" to President Trump , arrived just before noon on Monday. Pivot: Cohen went from "fixer" to calling Trump "a con man". Prosecutors said Trump himsel...

Donald Trump pardons former soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Donald Trump pardons former soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders , said in a statement that President Trump had signed an executive order granting full clemency to the former soldier. Navy Seal Edward Gallagher is charged with premeditated murder and other charges, a...

Major Stock Indexes Plunge As US Threatens Higher Tariffs On Chinese Goods Major Stock Indexes Plunge As US Threatens Higher Tariffs On Chinese Goods

USA benchmark West Texas Intermediate was down $1 to hover around $61, a drop of 1.7 percent. Businesses, while largely supportive of Trump's tough stance on China , want the tariffs to be lifted. In fact, the US has collected billions in tariff...

Labour MPs refuse to back Brexit deal without second referendum Labour MPs refuse to back Brexit deal without second referendum

David Lidington, May's de facto deputy, said despite taking part in the elections to the European Parliament on May 23, there was still time to avoid those elected taking their seats. She was to meet the chairman of the Conservative 1922 Committee, a...

Pompeo snubs meeting Merkel & Maas citing unknown ‘pressing issues’ Pompeo snubs meeting Merkel & Maas citing unknown ‘pressing issues’

Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin on Tuesday. The State Department had previously said the visit to Germany was cancelled "due to more pressing issues", and the press traveling with Pompeo were not t...

British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant

Guardsman Mathew Talbot, of The 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards , died on Sunday on his first operational deployment. Portsmouth North MP Ms Mordaunt has said Gdsm Talbot served with "great courage and professionalism", and was carrying out "vital...

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan

Asked by reporters in April whether he was prepared to ease some sanctions on North Korea, Trump said he and Moon were discussing "certain humanitarian things" and the possibility of South Korea helping North Korea with food. Abe has continued to s...

Denver Voters Consider Decriminalization of Psychedelic Substance Found in ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Denver Voters Consider Decriminalization of Psychedelic Substance Found in ‘Magic Mushrooms’

The move was followed by statewide legalization in 2012. 'Classic psychedelic use is associated with reduced psychological distress and suicidality in the United States adult population, ' according to a 2015 paper from the University of Alabam...

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr

Among those signing the statement are former U.S. Attorney William Weld, who is running against Trump as a Republican in the 2020 presidential election, and Donald Ayer, a former deputy attorney general in the George H.W. On the day the report was ...

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister

A protester threw an egg at the back of Morrison's head during the gathering, but even though the egg connected, it bounced off without breaking all over the PM. Morrison had tweeted earlier that, "Our farmers have to put up with these same idiots...

Georgia's governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban, setting up a constitutional battle Georgia's governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban, setting up a constitutional battle

Anti-abortion activists and lawmakers across the country , energized by the new conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court that includes President Donald Trump appointees Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, are pushing abortion bans in an attac...

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’ Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’

Asked if he believes that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in spying when it conducts surveillance with a warrant, Wray replied, "That's not the term I would use". "I mean, look, lots of people have different colloquial phrases", Wray ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed by Kurdish attacks Four Turkish soldiers killed by Kurdish attacks

Local sources said that Turkish Army helicopters began evacuating the observation point in the Shashabo Hill in the countryside of west Hama after regime forces launched the attack. Two separate attacks on Saturday by Kurdish militants from Tel Rifaa...

Florida Woman Pulled Live Gator From Yoga Pants During Traffic Stop Florida Woman Pulled Live Gator From Yoga Pants During Traffic Stop

While talking to deputies, the 22-year-old driver explained that he and the passenger had been out trying to collect frogs and snakes in the area, the station reported, citing an incident report. In a amusing social media post Monday, the department ...

Meghan, Wife Of Prince Harry, Has Gone Into Labour: Statement Meghan, Wife Of Prince Harry, Has Gone Into Labour: Statement

He is pictured here with his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex . Harry and Meghan made a decision to eschew the recent royal tradition of posing for photographs with their new baby hours after the birth, leaving the world's media and royal fans w...

PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 1000 crore additional assistance for Odisha PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 1000 crore additional assistance for Odisha

As per reports, the superstar made a donation of about Rs 1 crore through Chief Minister's Relief Fund. The central ministries and departments (the National Disaster Management Authority, the National Disaster Management Force, the Indian Navy, and t...

Why the government's Brexit talks with Labour will fail Why the government's Brexit talks with Labour will fail

The SNP's Europe spokesman, Stephen Gethins MP, said it would be "unforgivable if any back room deal bypassed the public through a second European Union referendum". "I actually think she's jeopardised the negotiations for her own personal protection...

N Carolina officer slain in traffic stop; killer also dead N Carolina officer slain in traffic stop; killer also dead

Police report that Aldana fled the scene but was later located in a nearby apartment where it was found that he had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The chief said Sheldon wasn't married but was involved in a relationship. Sheldon was wear...

Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded

Clashes raged in Tripoli's southern outskirts throughout the night as the rival forces fired at each other with artillery guns, residents said. Its fighters had killed or wounded 16 and freed inmates from a prison, the jihadist group said in a stat...

US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , in a letter Monday, denied House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal's request for President Trump's tax returns, saying the request lacked a "legitimate legislative goal". A Committee spokeswoman d...

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker pleads not guilty over 1MDB charges Ex-Goldman Sachs banker pleads not guilty over 1MDB charges

Being detained in NY "is better than a Malaysian jail", he added. Attorney General Tommy Thomas said this was done under the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) with the sum transferred into the 1MDB asset re...

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...

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