Thursday September 19-th, 2019

U.S. Closes Migrant Facility After a Minor Died U.S. Closes Migrant Facility After a Minor Died

On May 21, 2019, medical staff at the Centralized Processing Center (CPC) in McAllen, Texas, identified a large number of subjects in custody with high fevers and displaying signs of flu related illness, medical staff are now working to provide all s...

British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs

Business Secretary Greg Clark said the government had "worked tirelessly" with British Steel, its owner Greybull Capital and lenders to explore "all potential options", and had provided a £120m bridging facility to enable it to meet emissions tra...

IL zoo euthanizes flamingo hit by rock thrown by child IL zoo euthanizes flamingo hit by rock thrown by child

The greater flamingo is found in parts of Africa, southern Europe, and southern Asia, according to the Miller Park Zoo . No layout changes will made to the exhibit, the paper reported. Flamingos have been known to live 20 to 30 years in the wild, bu...

Ben Carson misheard a housing term as 'Oreo' in House hearing Ben Carson misheard a housing term as 'Oreo' in House hearing

R-E-O", Porter said , to which Carson then offered, "real estate?" Porter replied, "Owned, real estate owned . That's what happens when a property goes to foreclosure, we call it an R-E-O". "If you read the rule carefully, you will see that...

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Islamabad later this week for consultations with the Pakistani leadership, a senior diplomatic source said on Tuesday. But Zarif said his country would not engage with the administr...

Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

Last week, Manila recalled its ambassador after Canada missed a 15 May deadline to retrieve the rubbish. That's what's left of the 103 containers shipped by a private Canadian company to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014 and wrongly labelled as plas...

Tillerson Met With House Foreign Affairs Leaders

According to the Daily Beast , Tillerson arrived under a shroud of secrecy, with nearly no media warning and a back entrance to the building. According to the news outlet, an unnamed committee aide said Tillerson reached out and expressed a willin...

U.S. sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons U.S. sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

Kupchishin said that militants captured by the Syrian army spoke of a plan to stage a fake chemical attack in the towns of Saraqib and Jarjanaz and blame them on government forces. The official, however, was not aware of any confirmation of what subs...

IRS: Trump Must Release Tax Returns Or Invoke Executive Privilege IRS: Trump Must Release Tax Returns Or Invoke Executive Privilege

Per the memo, the disclosure "is mandatory, requiring the Secretary to disclose returns, and return information, requested by the tax-writing Chairs". An Obama-appointed judge ruled Monday that Pres. Trump's accounting firm must turn over the presi...

Kono to ask foreign media to switch order of Japanese names Kono to ask foreign media to switch order of Japanese names

Kono suggested the change should be introduced in time for the G20 - being held in Osaka in late June - when visiting leaders will include Chinese president Xi Jinping and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, whose names are written in English i...

US Aircraft Carrier Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit Drill in Arabian Sea US Aircraft Carrier Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit Drill in Arabian Sea

The U.S. Navy says it has conducted exercises in the Arabian Sea with an aircraft carrier strike group ordered to the Persian Gulf to counter an alleged, unspecified threat from Iran. The president did not elaborate on the threat, saying, "You can ...

Paris' Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales it

Officials say that security personnel spotted the man climbing the building from the second floor, which is reachable by stairs and an elevator from the inside. Justin and Karen Smith, from Los Angeles, had celebrated their wedding Sunday in front of...

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women

At a college rally in Los Angeles on Sunday, Harris decried the pay gap between men and women . "When you lift up the economic status of women, you lift up the economic status of families and communities and all of society. She estimates som...

Zuma Seeks Dismissal Of Corruption Charges Zuma Seeks Dismissal Of Corruption Charges

Zuma is facing 16 charges of fraud, racketeering, and money laundering relating to a deal to buy nearly 5 billion United States dollars of European weapons for the South African military in the late 90s. The company reiterated that it has no knowle...

Frustrated Democrats plan ‘emergency’ impeachment meeting after McGahn subpoena snub Frustrated Democrats plan ‘emergency’ impeachment meeting after McGahn subpoena snub

Trump's Justice Department has refused to turn over to Congress the unexpurgated version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his Russian Federation meddling and obstruction investigation, along with supporting documentary evidenc...

N.Korean women sold into sex slavery in China N.Korean women sold into sex slavery in China

There has been no comment from the Chinese embassy in London . The US announced on May 9 that it had confiscated the vessel because it was carrying coal in violation of United Nations sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that came a...

Bowen, Albanese to contest Labor leadership Bowen, Albanese to contest Labor leadership

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen will announce on Tuesday whether he will stand - but he carries the burden of being the driving force behind the unpopular franking credits policy, widely blamed for Labor losing votes. Ms Plibersek intends to continue a...

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister

A former governor of the cobalt-rich Katanga region and among Congo's wealthiest businessmen, Katumbi left Congo three years ago after falling out with then-President Joseph Kabila and announcing his intention to run in the elections. He was once...

County Dublin: Man found dead with gunshot wounds beside burning vehicle County Dublin: Man found dead with gunshot wounds beside burning vehicle

Gardai were informed of the incident shortly before midnight, and the emergency services rushed to the scene. Gardaí said the shooting took place at Rowans Little, Walshestown in Balbriggan at around 11:20pm last night. His body remains there and t...

Man charged after Nigel Farage milkshake incident Man charged after Nigel Farage milkshake incident

A man has been charged in relation to an incident which left Nigel Farage covered in milkshake. He said he did not know what was being thrown at him, and called for a message to be sent that "people can't behave like this". He later told reporter...

Good news! Aussie travellers can now fast-track through United Kingdom airports Good news! Aussie travellers can now fast-track through United Kingdom airports

The UK is also being ever so kind by getting rid of landing cards for Aussies, meaning we don't have to fumble for a pen in the line while trying to fill out our details. UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid, said: " Our new global immigration and border sy...

United States warns airlines flying in Persian Gulf United States warns airlines flying in Persian Gulf

Tehran has described those steps as "psychological warfare" and a "political game". The Washington Post, citing several unnamed USA officials, reported late Wednesday that Trump was frustrated that his advisers may be rushing into war and that he pre...

2 dead after 2nd small plane crash in Alaska within a week 2 dead after 2nd small plane crash in Alaska within a week

The circumstances of the crash are not being released at this time, the borough said, and the names of the deceased will not be released until next of kin have been notified. Authorities say a pilot and a single passenger have died after a small plan...

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones

The DHS says much of the data collected by these drones ends up on servers in mainland China where the Chinese government can access it. Last week, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order that bans US firms from using telecommunications...

At least 21 tornadoes swept through central Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas At least 21 tornadoes swept through central Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas

The National Weather Service is predicting severe flooding and possible tornadoes across the Sooner State, which could be disastrous for pets left outdoors. In El Reno, west of Oklahoma City , several people, including children, were rescued from...

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