Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Australian election: Donald Trump congratulates Scott Morrison on win Australian election: Donald Trump congratulates Scott Morrison on win

The coalition - which has been, to say the least, inactive on climate change - had been trailing for three years and the exit polls handed the victory to Labor, which... "That is something that no doubt will be examined over coming days and weeks". ...

Syria bombings: UN says 'worst fears are coming true' in Idlib Syria bombings: UN says 'worst fears are coming true' in Idlib

People "had thought I was under the rubble", she said. THE HORRORS of Syria's civil war diminished somewhat in recent months after eight years of carnage and atrocities. Turkey and Russian Federation agreed last September to turn Idlib into a de-es...

Republican Justin Amash calls for Trump impeachment Republican Justin Amash calls for Trump impeachment

He also insinuated that, if a Democratic president had been found to have behaved in a manner comparable to Trump , his Republican colleagues would have likely supported impeaching him and Democrats would have likely opposed it. "You've got to under...

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

China imposed retaliatory tariff hikes on $60 billion of American goods, and in the USA the price of soybeans fell to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade war. China has all along respected and upheld the freedom of navigation and overfl...

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange, who is the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested at the embassy in April and is serving a sentence in London for skipping bail, according to The Hill . Swedish authorities have had to shelf it because Assange was living at the embassy at the t...

Exit Polls Suggest Modi Likely to be Re-Elected India's Prime Minister Exit Polls Suggest Modi Likely to be Re-Elected India's Prime Minister

Exit poll predictions, with a lot of them seem to be favouring the BJP's poll slogan ' Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkaar (Modi once again),' left the party leaders upbeat, especially the party's projected performance in West Bengal, where the BJP and the st...

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament

Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky holds his hand on the Bible and the constitution as he takes the oath of office during his inauguration ceremony at the parliament in Kiev on May 20, 2019. "We didn't start this war but it is up to us to e...

Al Jazeera Suspends Two Journalists Over Holocaust Video Al Jazeera Suspends Two Journalists Over Holocaust Video

The Arabic-language video suggested that the Jewish community was able to "put a special spotlight" on the suffering of Jews because of its alleged access to "financial resources (and) media institutions", reported Agence-France Press. The video is n...

The Cambridge family garden party we wish we were invited to! The Cambridge family garden party we wish we were invited to!

Newly released photos show Prince William and his wife playing with their children in the garden, and one even shows 1-year-old Prince Louis's first steps on camera. Catherine is pictured in her Back To Nature Garden in a series of images poste...

Opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill Opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill

In a speech to the CBI on Wednesday, he'll say that populism "is the ideology of easy answers" and that no Brexit solution is sustainable unless it commands a parliamentary majority, according to a person familiar with the speech. Labour leader Je...

Caller phones 911 over comedian's Middle Eastern joke Caller phones 911 over comedian's Middle Eastern joke

The man who called the police said that he had been given tickets to the show for free. Ahmed, according to his website , was born in Helwan, Egypt, and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 1 month old. "I was debating on whether...

Theresa May to confirm resignation date in June Theresa May to confirm resignation date in June

But Mrs May resisted demands to name a date after a "very frank" meeting with the 18-strong group that represents Tory backbenchers. In a joint statement after the crucial meeting, Graham Brady, Chair of the 1922 Committee , said: "The Prime Minis...

Police stop McDonald's from selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally Police stop McDonald's from selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

Police anxious that protesters would buy milkshakes from the Edinburgh McDonald's with the sole goal of pouring them on the Brexit leader's head. We're selling milkshakes all weekend . "Have fun. Love BK". "We'd never endorse violence - or w...

Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the measure Wednesday. The law is set to come into effect in six months, and doctors who defy the law could face 99 years in prison . Wade . Hours after Alabama passed their controversial, extreme anti-abort...

Sudan army rulers say talks with protesters to resume Sudan army rulers say talks with protesters to resume

Major worldwide powers during talks Friday in Washington urged Sudan's military rulers and protesters to resume suspended negotiations on the country's future immediately, the United States said. On Sunday the protest movement said it is determ...

Mexico journalist murdered, fifth of 2019 Mexico journalist murdered, fifth of 2019

The authorities at the scene reported that the journalist suffered blows and a wound apparently caused by a gunshot. Lopez Obrador won election last July pledging to tackle rampant violence in Mexico, which suffered a record murder tally of almost ...

US’ Israel-Palestinian peace plan a surrender act: Minister US’ Israel-Palestinian peace plan a surrender act: Minister

He claimed the Palestinians had been cut off from all links with the Trump administration . "Defeating colonialism can not be our responsibility alone". "Two days ago, the Palestinian people commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Naqba - the C...

Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor

The former mayor planned , then canceled a trip to Ukraine even as he advertised his goal there: "meddling in an investigation" that might help President Trump by probing Joe Biden's son. "I do not want Ukraine to again be the subject of United ...

Weather Alert Day: Severe Storms Weather Alert Day: Severe Storms

Luckily, lightning is lacking with this first wave. Later on as the cold front works its way into the metro, we'll encounter a second round of strong/severe storms . As always, count on the KSAT Weather team to keep you updated should severe weath...

Thailand: dog saves infant buried alive Thailand: dog saves infant buried alive

A dog is now being tagged a hero after it secured the rescue of a newborn baby in Thailand . It turned out that the baby belonged to a 15-year-old teenager who was too afraid to let her parents find out, resulting in her abandoning the poor boy.

Report shocks, angers some of Ohio State doc's 177 victims Report shocks, angers some of Ohio State doc's 177 victims

Dr Richard Strauss, who died in 2005, is accused of groping and performing "unnecessary examinations" on young men while treating athletes in 16 sports. FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University tea...

3 held without bond in murder of pregnant Chicago teen 3 held without bond in murder of pregnant Chicago teen

Almost a month before the murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, Clarisa Figueroa allegedly told her daughter, "I need help killing a pregnant woman and taking a baby". Her unborn son had been removed from her womb. The Cook County medical exa...

Man suspected of cutting off mom's head with hacksaw Man suspected of cutting off mom's head with hacksaw

Isaac Warriner, 22, was booked into the Denton County Jail on abuse of corpse and tampering with evidence charges in the ongoing investigation into the death of his mother, Sarah Warriner. Cops were also called to the property after Sarah called and ...

DACA ruling by appeals court a setback for Trump administration DACA ruling by appeals court a setback for Trump administration

Trump has taken a stern stance against illegal immigration. The government was not, however, obligated to allow for notice and comment on the policy decision, the court found. Judge Albert Diaz, a President Barack Obama appointee, wrote Friday's ma...

Saudis Accuse Iran Of Ordering Houthi Attack, Call For 'Punishment' Saudis Accuse Iran Of Ordering Houthi Attack, Call For 'Punishment'

While Trump dismissed a report in The New York Times that the White House is reviewing military plans against Iran that could result in sending 120,000 USA troops to the Middle East if Iran attacks American forces or steps up work on nuclear weapon...

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