Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

Following the court's decision, Embassy spokeswoman Andrea Kalan told RIA Novosti that the US Embassy urges the Russian authorities to immediately allow US consular officials to meet with US citizen Paul Whelan. Whelan has told his lawyers that the d...

Malawi's president takes the lead in poll Malawi's president takes the lead in poll

Malawian law says complaints must be resolved within the maximum eight days between polling and the announcement of results. The MLS lawyers were in the chambers at the High Court in Lilongwe on Sunday along with MEC and MCP lawyers. "We have an im...

Lone GOP lawmaker derails disaster aid bill Lone GOP lawmaker derails disaster aid bill

A bipartisan group of lawmakers including U.S. Sen. The failure to pass the bill comes as most members have already left Washington for Memorial Day weekend and the president was about to depart for his overseas trip to Japan. Pelosi had released...

Missing Maui Hiker From Maryland Amanda Eller Found Alive Missing Maui Hiker From Maryland Amanda Eller Found Alive

When the news got out that she had been rescued, cheers and cries went up at the base camp where up to 150 volunteers gathered each day to search the hard, steep terrain. Ms Eller was found manourished and had a broken leg. "And all of those things...

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video

Bickert admitted Facebook has the capability to detect fake accounts and has removed 3.39 billion such accounts from October to March, in an effort to keep the platform "safe". Bickert rejected the premise in a tense back and forth. The company didn'...

EU long-term immigration to Britain hits lowest since 2013: ONS EU long-term immigration to Britain hits lowest since 2013: ONS

Overall net worldwide migration was estimated at 258,000 previous year - down from 285,000 in 2017 but still well above the Government's target level of under 100,000. Jay Lindop, who leads the Centre for International Migration at the ONS, said that...

Tornado Destroys Hotel and Causes Damage, Fatalities Feared in Oklahoma Tornado Destroys Hotel and Causes Damage, Fatalities Feared in Oklahoma

Officials are going door to door to find victims and assess the damage in a mobile home park that was hard hit. A number of people are reportedly missing and several people have been hospitalized. She said there was a tornado warning on her phone but...

Brunei’s Sultan returns his Honorary Oxford Degree Brunei’s Sultan returns his Honorary Oxford Degree

The petition was circulated after the small South-East Asian country rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws on April 3 , punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning . Meanwhile, Oxford said it was reviewing its dec...

Pomp, pageantry expected to dominate Trump's second state visit to Japan Pomp, pageantry expected to dominate Trump's second state visit to Japan

The trophy Trump will present is about 54 inches tall and weighs 60-70 pounds, according to a senior White House official. Abe is Trump's closest friend among world leaders and it is the fifth time they have played golf together since Trump took of...

Facebook on Defensive Over Fake Pelosi Video Facebook on Defensive Over Fake Pelosi Video

The clip, which has disseminated across social media amid an escalating deepest feud between the speaker and the president, subtly slows Pelosi's speech in a formulation that implies she is bodily impaired. "It's very subtle", he said. Is it, thoug...

Survivor says she would thank Florida serial killer ahead of execution Survivor says she would thank Florida serial killer ahead of execution

She said she wanted to hear Long's final words, though she would not be able to address him. "I wanted to be the first person he saw". Cindy Brown says she and Long were childhood sweethearts who married after high school, but he became increas...

Peru struck by powerful 8.0-magnitude natural disaster Peru struck by powerful 8.0-magnitude natural disaster

Earthquakes that are closer to the surface generally cause more destruction. In Yurimaguas, a number of old houses collapsed, and the electricity was cut, according to the National Emergency Operations Center, which gave the magnitude of the quake ...

Theresa May becomes second UK PM to resign over Brexit Theresa May becomes second UK PM to resign over Brexit

Their main concern is that current frontrunners to head May's Conservative Party say they will get Brexit done at any cost. "Under these circumstances, a hard Brexit appears to be a reality that is near impossible to stop", Spanish government s...

Gloves off as Trump-Pelosi feud heats up Gloves off as Trump-Pelosi feud heats up

Facebook came back and said it didn't violate their terms of service, therefore, the video can stay. "In fact, search results and watch next panels about Nancy Pelosi include videos from authoritative sources, usually at the top", a spokesperson...

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress

In a written submission prior to Wednesday's hearing, lawyers for two congressional committees wrote that Trump's effort to block the subpoenas was "flatly inconsistent with almost a century of Supreme Court precedent". The Justice Department is appe...

A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri

The warnings said that there was a "confirmed large and extremely risky tornado", according to The Kansas City Star . "Major tornados across state tonight, including Jeff City". One man, 56, sustained serious injuries. Emergency services attempte...

Top Democrats discuss timing of Trump impeachment Top Democrats discuss timing of Trump impeachment

In addition Pelosi was said to be confident that the string of court victories over the Trump administration and business entities had bolstered Democrats' arguments in the public eye that the law was on their side as they methodically probed the pre...

Premier confirms timelines for Adani approvals Premier confirms timelines for Adani approvals

She said federal Labor's loss of core support in the Sunshine State has given her a 'wake-up call'. Two outstanding environmental management plans, involving the site's Black-Throated Finch habitat and complex groundwater sources, have contributed ...

Trump row with Democrats takes harsh turn with impeachment at stake Trump row with Democrats takes harsh turn with impeachment at stake

Trump continued to say Pelosi is "not helping this country", called Democrats "obstructionists", and said ongoing investigations into him are only being carried out because people supposedly want a "do-over" on Robert Mueller's report . "No collus...

Facebook Keeps Altered Video of Pelosi on Platform Facebook Keeps Altered Video of Pelosi on Platform

Twitter declined to comment. "These videos violated our policies and have been removed". One reason for the delay: The fact-checkers had to do their own reporting - finding audio and digital forensics experts who could verify that the video had ...

Brazil top court votes to outlaw homophobia Brazil top court votes to outlaw homophobia

A majority of judges in Brazil's top court has voted to criminalise homophobia in a move welcomed by campaigners concerned about a rollback in gay rights and the murder of hundreds of LGBT + people every year. The Catholic Church and the evangelical...

Has Fianna Fáil vote halved in the Ireland Midlands Northwest constituency? Has Fianna Fáil vote halved in the Ireland Midlands Northwest constituency?

Labour vote is stuck at 6% while up to 15% of voters are backing independents. Five years ago in Longford, the three elected Independents joined forces with Fianna Fáil (7 seats) to wrestle control of the local authority chamber, with Fine Gael, wh...

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban

The ACLU of Alabama and Planned Parenthood challenged an abortion law in 2014 requiring doctors to have hospital admitting privileges and won the lawsuit. "The Alabama legislature has been pushing abortion care further and further out of reac...

At least two martyred, 25 injured in Quetta mosque explosion At least two martyred, 25 injured in Quetta mosque explosion

At least two people were martyred and several injured in an explosion in a mosque in Quetta's Pashtunabad area on Friday. Police said the blast occurred inside Masjid Rahmania shortly before Friday prayers. "Terrorists killing our people in the h...

Woman shot by cop sounds breathless in 911 calls Woman shot by cop sounds breathless in 911 calls

She went on to say she didn't think the woman she could hear was "enjoying it" and that it had been going on for some time. Eight minutes later, Ruszczyk Damond called 911 again, wondering where the officers were. Prosecutors and even the city's cu...

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