Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Sri Lankan president sacks intelligence chief over Easter attacks probe Sri Lankan president sacks intelligence chief over Easter attacks probe

At a meeting with Senior Ranks of Sri Lanka Police today the President said the Attorney General had informed him, there are five cases on the 04/21 attacks before the Supreme Court and appointing a PSC at such a time sets a negative impact on the pr...

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader

But in one humiliation after another for May, the plan has been rejected three times by Parliament, doomed by both lawmakers who wanted more of a clean break and those who wanted a softer Brexit that kept close economic ties to the bloc. Further ro...

Andrea Leadsom says she smoked CANNABIS - hours after Gove’s COCAINE admission

Mrs Leadsom stated that she had never taken cocaine or other class A drugs . "I took drugs on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago". It comes as Mr Johnson, in his first major interview of the campaign, compared the Labour and...

Pounds Of Garbage Removed From Mount Everest Pounds Of Garbage Removed From Mount Everest

Sacks of garbage collected from Mount Everest is seen in Namche Bajar, Solukhumbu district, Nepal , Monday, May 27, 2019. Among the 11 tons of recovered trash from the 45-day project are food wrappers, cans, bottles and empty oxygen cylinder...

Schumer Scoffs At Trump For 'Backing Off' Mexico Tariff Threat Schumer Scoffs At Trump For 'Backing Off' Mexico Tariff Threat

USA border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, the highest monthly level since 2006. According to the agreement, Mexico will deploy its National Guard throughout the country to apprehend migrants, "giving prio...

Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry Fitch downgrades are 'doubly penalizing' Mexico - finance ministry

Fitch said the downgrade reflects a combination of the increased risk to the public finances from the state oil company, Pemex and the current weakness in the macroeconomic outlook in the face of trade tensions and fiscal constraints. "We expect a co...

Huawei executive's extradition hearings set for 2020 in Vancouver Huawei executive's extradition hearings set for 2020 in Vancouver

According to a timeline agreed upon by lawyers and accepted by British Columbia's provincial supreme court , the five-day hearing in the case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will be the first in a series of court procedures in the complex case, with an...

U.S. imposes new restrictions on Cuba travel U.S. imposes new restrictions on Cuba travel

The U.S. Department of State said previously allowing such travel has amounted to "veiled tourism", which has "served to line the pockets of the Cuban military". InsureMyTrip is the authority on travel insurance. "The U.S.is obviously looking to e...

Surging Number of African Migrants Now Appearing at Mexican Border Surging Number of African Migrants Now Appearing at Mexican Border

USA border patrol agents in Texas have detained hundreds of people from African countries over the past week. The Tucson Sector also seized an ultra-light aircraft loaded with more than 143 pounds of methamphetamine and fentanyl south of Tucson w...

Mexico agrees to accept more USA asylum seekers Mexico agrees to accept more USA asylum seekers

Mr Trump revealed that a deal had been reached to suspend the tariffs "indefinitely" in a series of tweets. Mexico pledged in a joint statement to take "unprecedented steps to increase enforcement to curb irregular migration". More than 100,000 m...

Death Toll Rises to 15 in Hungary Tour Boat Crash Death Toll Rises to 15 in Hungary Tour Boat Crash

South Korean Interpol Chief Superintendent Im Byung-ho, leading the Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) unit at the scene, said every body recovered so far has been identified at the Budapest Medical University using fingerprints. The site said "a n...

Detroit Police Are Looking For A Possible Serial Killer, Rapist Detroit Police Are Looking For A Possible Serial Killer, Rapist

In this October 19, 2018 file photo, Detroit Police Chief James Craig addresses reporters in Detroit . "But we need more information". From mid-may there were rumors that in downtown Detroit there is a serial killer, but at the same time, the ...

Netanyahu fails to have corruption court hearing postponed Netanyahu fails to have corruption court hearing postponed

In the last elections, Shaked and the Minister of Education, Naftali Bennett of the New Right Party, who failed to exceed the minimum electoral threshold to enter Parliament. Mr Netanyahu is under investigation for alleged bribery and fraud and cou...

Two children killed after truck strikes Amish horse-drawn carriage Two children killed after truck strikes Amish horse-drawn carriage

All of the buggy's passengers were ejected by the impact. A four year old sustained life-threatening injuries, while a three year old also suffered major injuries. The driver of the pickup has been arrested, though MSP is not releasing that person'...

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping

Petersburg International Economic Forum. Flanked by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the forum's panel, Putin said the USA action against Chinese telecom giant Huawei represented an attempt to "blatantly squeeze it out of the global market".

Venezuelans line up at reopened border crossing with Colombia Venezuelans line up at reopened border crossing with Colombia

The UN's refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants rose by 1 million after November, indicating a rapid escalation in the months since the USA and dozens of other nations said Maduro's election victory was illegitimate...

Prominent Investigative Journalist Detained On Drug Charges In Moscow Prominent Investigative Journalist Detained On Drug Charges In Moscow

Police found another bag containing the substance after search his apartment, according to Meduza . Golunov denied that the bag belonged to him, Dzhulai said. Moscow police have denied in a statement that Golunov was beaten while in custody. On Sa...

Seizures of cocaine in Europe hit record amount Seizures of cocaine in Europe hit record amount

Cocaine seizures are at record levels with over 104 thousand reported in 2017 amounting to over 140 tonnes of the drug. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has released it's annual report . Drug use remains most common amon...

Air stewardess and girlfriend beaten up on London bus Air stewardess and girlfriend beaten up on London bus

Ms Geymonat, 28, attempted to calm the situation but her girlfriend, who is also in her twenties, was beaten up by the men. Asked whether the attack left her less willing to show affection in public, Chris , who lives in north London but is or...

Trump to join D-Day commemorations in Normandy Trump to join D-Day commemorations in Normandy

About 60 of them, many in wheelchairs and sporting baseball caps, sat in rows behind Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, who at one point helped one of the men to his feet to receive applause. Macron and Trump will then hold private talks fol...

France enjoy dream start to World Cup on home soil France enjoy dream start to World Cup on home soil

We then head into quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals. I go to that stadium every day (Lyon's training centre is next to it) and dream about the World Cup. 'I still see a lot of the players now. 'If they do get knocked out (of this tournament), ...

Britain's Prime Minister Hopeful Admits Taking Cocaine Britain's Prime Minister Hopeful Admits Taking Cocaine

It is something I deeply regret. As his aides anticipated questions he might be asked, he was asked if he had ever taken drugs, and replied: "Yes, cocaine". In the end, Gove was never asked the question and withdrew from the contest after being bea...

France, UK Condemn Israeli Settlement Plan in Occupied East Jerusalem France, UK Condemn Israeli Settlement Plan in Occupied East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority and economy, meanwhile, are in dire straits after Israel and the U.S. cut funding. The US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday blamed the Palestinian Authority for the situation. The Palestinian leadership ref...

Donald Trump cancels Mexico tariffs after deal on border security Donald Trump cancels Mexico tariffs after deal on border security

The United States and Mexico will continue discussions on illegal immigration and if the measures in the agreement "do not have the expected results, they will take further actions" and announce them within 90 days. Trump's Friday night tweet marke...

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants

In addition to targeting the remaining 241 coal plants in the USA, the funding will also go towards promoting wind, solar and other renewable power. The former NY mayor and philanthropist said the $500 million investment will go toward launching th...

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