Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Pompeo says 'there's no doubt' Iran attacked 2 tankers

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S.is considering a full range of options. The US Central Command released new images on Monday that it claims show alleged Iran Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) members removing an unexploded limpet mine from...

Another American tourist died in her hotel room in the Dominican Republic Another American tourist died in her hotel room in the Dominican Republic

According to news reports and the U.S. State Department, seven Americans have become ill and died this year in the Dominican Republic, under circumstances that are prompting questions. Authorities wouldn't provide more details on the cause of death u...

Theresa May could meet Vladimir Putin at G20 Summit Theresa May could meet Vladimir Putin at G20 Summit

Mrs May also claimed the operation must have been approved at the highest level in Moscow - which has denied any involvement. With the investigation still underway, United Kingdom authorities rushed to accuse Russia of orchestrating the attack ...

Irish PM fights for Brexit backstop clause Irish PM fights for Brexit backstop clause

The backstop has proven to be one of the most controversial parts of Mrs May's Withdrawal Agreement with the EU. He also said the issue of the so-called Irish backstop, an insurance policy to prevent the return of border controls between Northern ...

Quake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122 Quake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

The nearest major city, Chongqing, is 200 kilometers (120 miles) to the northeast. While numerous earthquakes caused little to no damage, an quake on January 31, 1986, in southern Lake County, shook the state and was felt in 10 other states and south...

Trump ABC Interview Beat in Ratings By Celebrity Family Feud Trump ABC Interview Beat in Ratings By Celebrity Family Feud

Trump is a noted germaphobe and has been vocal about his anxiety over the various germs he picks up by constantly shaking hands , so tossing Mulvaney out of the room for coughing sounds on brand. Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ...

Trump discounts polls that show him trailing 'Motley Crew' of Democrats Trump discounts polls that show him trailing 'Motley Crew' of Democrats

Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. On Sunday, NBC News provided a summary of the data, the release of which has apparently gotten some folks fired. The campaign's move, which saw the purge of three of its five pollsters, was aimed at limit...

Phoenix couple who say police drew guns on them want officers fired Phoenix couple who say police drew guns on them want officers fired

According to police, officers were called to the Family Dollar store by a manager reporting a shoplifting at 11:17 a.m. on May 27. Why are they not suspended? "We are seeing situations of individuals who are tarnishing our reputation not just as Phoe...

Hudsonville woman arrested for allegedly stomping on sea turtle nest in Florida Hudsonville woman arrested for allegedly stomping on sea turtle nest in Florida

Originally from China but now living in Michigan USA, Ms Lu has been charged with molesting or harassing marine turtles and/or their eggs, according to the Miami Herald . A local Miami website calls their beaches a "critical nesting habitat for th...

Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital

Hall sought treatment for head wounds but left the hospital where he was being treated later Friday evening. Hall's eventful weekend began Friday morning, when he, a man and a woman attempted to break into a home in Mebane, North Carolina, northwes...

Harvard rescinds admission for Parkland student 'over racist slurs' Harvard rescinds admission for Parkland student 'over racist slurs'

Last month, Kashuv addressed the offensive comments he made in high school as screenshots of him using the n-word were posted online and shared with news outlets . Kyle Kashuv disclosed the rescinding Monday in a Twitter thread, acknowledging tha...

Donald Trump calls London mayor Sadiq Khan a 'national disgrace' Donald Trump calls London mayor Sadiq Khan a 'national disgrace'

The dislike seemed to come to a head in the last few weeks with President Trump's state visit to the UK . Speaking in central London on Monday, Mr Khan said: "It's remarkable that you've got the president of the United States of America amplifying...

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season

The boy is being treated for multiple puncture wounds, but he's expected to make a full recovery. The child's wounds were not considered life threatening, but he was transported from the island by ferry, and taken to a local hospital for further ev...

Don't you dare cough during a Donald Trump TV interview

But about halfway through the special, Trump conceded that Congress would probably eventually get access to part of his finances, some details of which (such as his taxes) he has steadfastly kept secret. "Let's do that over. He's coughing in the midd...

Iran Says It Will Break 2015 Nuclear Deal Limit on Uranium Iran Says It Will Break 2015 Nuclear Deal Limit on Uranium

Tehran had already announced in early May that it would disregard the 300-kilogram enriched uranium limit. Iran set a 10-day countdown on Monday to exceed the 300-kilogram limit set on its enriched uranium stocks, dealing another blow to the ...

Buttigieg: 'Almost Certain' I Wouldn't Be First Gay President Buttigieg: 'Almost Certain' I Wouldn't Be First Gay President

When Allen pressed the presidential hopeful about concerns from his red tie-wearing contenders, Buttigieg looked to the past. "We have had excellent presidents who have been young. We have had excellent presidents who have been liberal. The Sou...

BJP pre-programmed EVMs during Lok Sabha polls: Mamata Banerjee BJP pre-programmed EVMs during Lok Sabha polls: Mamata Banerjee

When we go to Delhi or Bihar or Uttar Pradesh, we speak in Hindi because that is the main language there. Banerjee, a vocal critic of the prime minister, said, "We have to bring Bangla (language) forward. "So long these communities only pushed thei...

Trump campaign dumps pollsters after Biden-leading results leaked Trump campaign dumps pollsters after Biden-leading results leaked

Warren has a two-point edge over Trump (43-41), and Harris (42-41) and Buttigieg (41-40) are up by one (within the margin of error). Days ahead of Trump's official launch of his reelection bid on Tuesday, the campaign is severing its relationship w...

17 killed, dozens injured as multiple bomb blasts rock Borno 17 killed, dozens injured as multiple bomb blasts rock Borno

The attack happened around 9 p.m. local time on Sunday, Ali Hassan, a leader of a self-defense group in Konduga, told AFP . " The information revealed that it was three suicide bombers, two female and a male, who detonated the IEDs, killing themse...

China's Xi to visit North Korea this week ahead of G20

The two-day visit was prompted by an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , according to China's Xinhua News Agency. The last visit by a Chinese president was by Hu Jintao in 2005. The two leaders will celebrate their two countries' l...

Leader Of Hong Kong Apologizes To Protesters After Halting Extradition Bill Leader Of Hong Kong Apologizes To Protesters After Halting Extradition Bill

The English-language China Daily reported Monday that Hong Kong parents took to the streets on Sunday in order to urge USA politicians against interference in the city's extradition amendments - raising the eyebrows of China watchers after posting ...

Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill

The bill was due for a second round of debate in Hong Kong's 70-seat Legislative Council, which is controlled by a pro-Beijing majority. Hong Kong's downtown was calm Friday after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to...

Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders

He added that Boeing expected to announce orders for wide-body jets at the Paris show but its main focus at the event was safety, with executives taking turns to apologise for the 737 MAX crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people...

Al-Qaida blasts Somalia capital; Kill 11, injure 25 Al-Qaida blasts Somalia capital; Kill 11, injure 25

Some 25 people were wounded and transported to hospitals for treatment, he added. Somalia-based Al Shabab militant group often targets Kenyan security forces, vowing retribution after Kenya deployed troops to Somalia in 2011 to combat the militan...

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court

His body was taken to a hospital, it said. In 2015 he was sentenced to twenty years in prison for ordering the torture of protesters, and received a further 25 year sentence for passing intelligence to Qatar. He was unseated by a military coup coun...

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