Saturday August 24-th, 2019

United Kingdom signs extradition order for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange United Kingdom signs extradition order for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Yesterday, the United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the UK for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a U.S. official says. The US official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official wasn't authorised to spea...

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

That is because the U.S. -U.K. treaty prohibits extradition for the specific charges Assange faces. Assange is set to face a hearing in London over the extradition on 14 June. That indictment added 17 criminal counts to an earlier indictment, f...

Driver gets $575 ticket for throwing lit cigarette out auto window Driver gets $575 ticket for throwing lit cigarette out auto window

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak said a driver tossed a lit cigarette from his window in front of him on Highway 17. The chief cited the driver under the province's Wildfire Act and fined him 575 Canadian dollars ($433). "My response, 'Then don't sm...

PH vessel sinks in collision with Chinese ship on disputed waters PH vessel sinks in collision with Chinese ship on disputed waters

The crew of a Chinese vessel who abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen of a sinking fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea committed inhumane acts, Senator Richard Gordon stressed on Thursday. Col. Stephen Penetrante, acting WesCom Spokesperson told r...

Rare exchange of fire between Israeli troops and Palestinian security Rare exchange of fire between Israeli troops and Palestinian security

West Bank sovereignty, often called annexation, is the rallying cry of the Israeli settler right - which managed to persuade Benjamin Netanyahu to endorse the plan before the April election. It would be repeated in all future peace negotiations carri...

UK Mobile Carriers to Government: What's Going on With Huawei? UK Mobile Carriers to Government: What's Going on With Huawei?

Currently, most have focused on either a small handful of cities, primarily London , and an outright ban on Huawei could cost hundreds of millions of pounds . Huawei's global cyber security and privacy officer John Suffolk defended the company'...

Macron to send Trump another friendship tree after first one dies Macron to send Trump another friendship tree after first one dies

French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the "friendship tree" he presented as a gift to the White House a year ago has died, and that a replacement is on the way. "Do not see symbols where there are none, the symbol was to plant it togethe...

Woman hospitalised after drinking too much bubble tea Woman hospitalised after drinking too much bubble tea

The teen from Zheijiang province in eastern China was sent to a hospital on May 28 by her parents after having stomach pains and not being able to eat or use the bathroom for five days, Asia One reports, citing local media. Doctors said tapioca sta...

SC mom accused of yelling at son's bullies arrested, charged SC mom accused of yelling at son's bullies arrested, charged

Rathburn had reportedly contacted a teacher at Greenbrier Elementary School in December after a kid had made fun of her son. The final straw was when administrators separated her son from other students for his protection. That, according to Brothe...

Canada banning single-use plastics in just two years' time Canada banning single-use plastics in just two years' time

For one, it wants companies to take greater responsibility for the end-of-life management of their products and packaging, including efforts to prevent and clean up abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear - something that has been identified as a ...

Turkey: US ultimatum over S-400s 'not in spirit of alliance' Turkey: US ultimatum over S-400s 'not in spirit of alliance'

USA officials argued it would be incompatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems and expose the F-35 to possible Russian subterfuge, but Turkey has emphasized that the S-400 would not be integrated into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...

Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document

In bright sunshine outside the White House, Trump waved what he said was the text of an agreement Mexican and U.S. officials signed Friday to avert the application of tariffs on their exports to the United States . In a Twitter rant in Novembe...

Video shows sophisticated attack on ex-slugger David Ortiz

Ferreyra, the police chief said, confessed to being the shooter. They have not released the name of the suspect, but it's reported that the man is thought to be the alleged shooter. Garcia was taken into custody shortly after the shooting. Witnesse...

U.S. resident held as spy to be released U.S. resident held as spy to be released

Last week, Lebanon said one of its nationals condemned in 2016 to 10 years' jail in Iran after being found guilty of spying for the United States would be on the pardon list. The Iran government had alleged Zakka of having deep ties with military...

More than 400 people detained during Moscow anti-corruption march More than 400 people detained during Moscow anti-corruption march

Among those arrested was Alexei Navalny , the most prominent political rival of President Vladimir Putin . Golunov, 36, known for exposing corruption among Moscow city officials, was detained by police last Thursday and accused of dealing drugs...

British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit

Mr Johnson said: "I think what most people in this country want us to really focus on in this campaign, if I may say so, is what we can do for them and what our plans are for this great country of ours". Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has a...

Snapchat gender swap used to catch cop allegedly seeking underage sex Snapchat gender swap used to catch cop allegedly seeking underage sex

Ethan said he deliberately got enough info for police to track him - and even switched to airplane mode to prevent the man from getting automatic alerts when screenshots were taken. It wasn't clear from court records if he has an attorney. Davies ...

Area opioid company in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Area opioid company in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy

Shares in the company fell almost 57% from Friday's close to 74.5 cents on the Nasdaq shortly after 1500 GMT. The drug manufacturer announced its plans this week and stated that it will be filing for bankruptcy at the Bankruptcy Court in the Dist...

Question on his family's plastic use leaves Trudeau tongue tied Question on his family's plastic use leaves Trudeau tongue tied

The move announced by Trudeau also signals the will by the federal government to retake the leading role that, as a national government, it should play regarding environmental matters, since already some cities, including Montreal, have been adopti...

Pilot in Manhattan crash was former NY volunteer fire chief Pilot in Manhattan crash was former NY volunteer fire chief

The weather was foggy and rainy at the time. "Members got those lines as quickly as possible up to that roof and put this fire out", he said. Only a small portion of the helicopter , possibly part of the tail section, appeared to be still intact.

Macron wants to give new impetus to strategic dialogue with Russian Federation Macron wants to give new impetus to strategic dialogue with Russian Federation

The two men were pictured planting the tree together on the White House lawn in April previous year during the first state visit of the Trump administration. " There is disagreement among us, but we work together ". Concerned over the security of E...

Trump says he received letter from DPRK's Kim Trump says he received letter from DPRK's Kim

A February summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi, Vietnam had been expected to at least lay out a path forward. Trump hailed on Tuesday what he called a " beautiful " letter from Kim. Previous year saw a number of high-level meetings between the So...

Trump, Polish President expected to take questions after inking defense deal Trump, Polish President expected to take questions after inking defense deal

President Trump on Wednesday said the US and Poland are discussing sending roughly 2,000 USA troops from Germany or elsewhere to Poland, and Poland is considering allowing the U.S.to have a military base in Poland. The U.S. also expects to set up a m...

Chandraayan 2, India’s second moon mission, will be launched on July 15 Chandraayan 2, India’s second moon mission, will be launched on July 15

India's second moon mission , Chandrayaan 2 has three modules: the Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and the Rover (Pragyan). The latest lunar mission has seen several delays as experts suggested modifications to the orbit, the configuration, and the de...

Trump Claims Mystery Part of Mexico Immigration Deal Trump Claims Mystery Part of Mexico Immigration Deal

US President Donald Trump on Monday brandished a paper containing details of his immigration deal with Mexico after refusing to comment on plans to reporters, saying they were "secret". Any plan that called on Brazil, Guatemala or Panama to take ...

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