Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Children in the world live better lives today than 20 years ago Children in the world live better lives today than 20 years ago

Singapore ranked ahead of second-placed Sweden with a score of 989, while the likes of Finland, Germany and South Korea made it into the top 10. Sierra Leone, Rwanda and Ethiopia were cited as countries that had significantly improved the lives of ...

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

Members of Congress from both parties have anxious that Trump is pushing toward war with Iran. Khashoggi's slaying, coupled with increasing concerns about civilian casualties resulting from a Saudi-led coalition's military operation against Iran-ba...

Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson faces court over Brexit claims Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson faces court over Brexit claims

Businessman Mr Ball, 29, alleges that the former foreign secretary committed misconduct in public office by endorsing and making statements which he "knew to be false" at a time when he was mayor of London and an MP. In her written ruling, District J...

US Treasury again says China is not manipulating currency US Treasury again says China is not manipulating currency

Talks to end the trade dispute between the two countries collapsed earlier this month, with the two sides in a stalemate over US demands that China change its policies to address a number of key USA grievances, including theft of intellectual propert...

No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says

The Brexit Party leader called the pledge "absolute rubbish" on his LBC radio show Tuesday night, saying : "Every single person here in the European Commission, and leading groups in the European Parliament , will not change by one dot or comma t...

Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House

Chip Roy (R-Texas) objected to the bill and blocked it from proceeding. House Democrats attempted to pass the bill via unanimous consent on Tuesday, but Republican Rep. After being denied his border money in a fight with House Democrats such a...

'Egg Boy' Will Connolly donates $100000 to help Christchurch mosque attack survivors 'Egg Boy' Will Connolly donates $100000 to help Christchurch mosque attack survivors

Connolly responded by egging Anning at a public appearance, which earned the teen a punch in the face from the politician and then a gang-tackling by Anning's entourage. A spokesman for Victim Support confirmed to the ABC that a portion of Mr Conno...

N. Korean ForeignMin: US National Security Adviser Bolton is a war fanatic N. Korean ForeignMin: US National Security Adviser Bolton is a war fanatic

Trump said he had confidence that the country's leader would keep his promise to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Facts first :Bolton is correct, current United Nations resolutions demand that North Korea not launch any ballistic missiles.

German Government Urges Jews: Fight Antisemitism, Wear Your Kippah German Government Urges Jews: Fight Antisemitism, Wear Your Kippah

Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has asked Jews not to wear the kippah , a traditional cap, at all places all the time. Anti-Semitic crimes rose by 20 percent in Germany a year ago, according to interior ministry data which blame...

Ethiopia wipes Somalia off the map Ethiopia wipes Somalia off the map

The map caused a stir on social media with some suggesting the faux paus was an indication of Ethiopia's plan to annex Somalia. The neighbours have always been rivals, fighting borders wars in the past. There has been no official comment from the S...

Group that raised money for border wall online wrapping up first project Group that raised money for border wall online wrapping up first project

The new private barrier is being built at the spot where the states of New Mexico and Texas intersect with Mexico, outside El Paso. We Build the Wall, a group founded by Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage, published a post on social media on Monday,...

Peter O'Neill resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

O'Neill told a news conference in Port Moresby that recent changes to political allegiances in parliament had shown a "need for change". NEW Ireland Governor Sir Julius Chan says New Irelanders should remain calm and pray to allow politicians dec...

Town Hall Crowd Cheers Amash Discussing Trump Impeachment Push

Amash has made headlines in recent weeks for being the first GOP member to call for Trump's impeachment . Amash was confronted by a Trump supporter sporting the iconic "Make America Great Again" hat. Other Republicans are unlikely to follow Amash'...

Yoga Teacher Calls Rescuers 'Heroes' at Emotional Reunion in Hawaii — Amanda Eller Yoga Teacher Calls Rescuers 'Heroes' at Emotional Reunion in Hawaii — Amanda Eller

Her legs were heavily bandaged and her feet are so swollen, she still can't walk. "There's not a word for my gratitude for seeing this in humanity for seeing this drive and this not willing to give up attitude we're going to save you you're another...

Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

Taiwan's official news agency CNA said it was the first meeting between the top security advisers of both governments since 1979 , when Washington severed formal ties with Taipei. conducts freedom of navigation patrols. A statement added: "During ...

Battle begins for top European Union jobs after centrists lose majority in parliament Battle begins for top European Union jobs after centrists lose majority in parliament

The failure of populist parties to score a big win in European Parliament elections is likely to dash the hopes of leading contenders to be next United Kingdom prime minister that Brussels will soften its stance on Brexit . As he made his entran...

Emergency crews searching homes, assessing damage around Lawrence Emergency crews searching homes, assessing damage around Lawrence

Phone and email messages left with airport spokesman Joe McBride were not immediately returned. "We've had several homes significantly damaged", he said, adding, "Power lines down all over in that area". Officials have a report of a tornado touchin...

Johnson & Johnson faces billion-dollar lawsuit over U.S. opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson faces billion-dollar lawsuit over U.S. opioid crisis

Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkillers led to the "worst manmade public health crisis" in USA history. The lawsuits are being compared to the 1998 cases against Big Tobacco, which en...

China considers USA rare earth export curbs China considers USA rare earth export curbs

The comment, reported by CCTV News, was made after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth mining and processing facilities last week. "If anyone wants to use the products made from rare earths exported by China to contain and suppress ...

Navy pilots flimed unexplained, hypersonic, highly maneurvable UFOs Navy pilots flimed unexplained, hypersonic, highly maneurvable UFOs

The New York Times has collected some of their stories , including that of Lt. Ryan Graves, an F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot. Graves, who reported his experience to the Pentagon and Congress said that " These things would be out there all day ", and th...

In Brussels, May urges successor to seek Brexit deal In Brussels, May urges successor to seek Brexit deal

She declined to comment directly on the claims by some of those seeking to replace her, including the former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and the former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, who say the United Kingdom should leave on 31 October with or w...

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close this week Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close this week

Planned Parenthood said the closure of the St. Louis clinic would leave "more than a million people in a situation we haven't seen since Roe v. Wade ". According to Wen, the denial of license renewal revolves around the state's demand to interview s...

Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported

The US state of OH is cleaning up after severe storms and tornadoes left swathes of devastation overnight, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, as parts of the country brace for other severe weather threats. Charlene Cristobal spoke to a ...

Importers of contaminated plastic waste are traitors - Yeo Importers of contaminated plastic waste are traitors - Yeo

The displayed items included cables from the United Kingdom , contaminated milk cartons from Australia and compact discs from Bangladesh , as well as bales of electronic and household waste from the U.S., Canada , Japan, Saudi Arabia and China ...

Equality watchdog launches Labour anti-Semitism investigation Equality watchdog launches Labour anti-Semitism investigation

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , left, is gifted a spinach, asparagus and mushroom pie baked by local resident Gavin Williams who he met whilst out canvassing in Worthing, West Sussex, England, Wednesday, May 23, 2019 as voters head to the polls...

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