Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of Curtis Flowers Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of Curtis Flowers

The nation's highest court did not examine the guilt or innocence of Flowers but whether the district attorney deliberately sought to keep black people off the jury in his most recent trial. Supreme Court banned but which nevertheless continues . "B...

Court delivers blow to Planned Parenthood by allowing Title X abortion restrictions Court delivers blow to Planned Parenthood by allowing Title X abortion restrictions

Planned Parenthood vowed to fight the decision. But the appeals panel countered that the rule falls in line with the 1991 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Rust v. Title X funds "are a true safety net for low income women and families", Rosenblum sai...

Iran: We 'Restrained' Ourselves From Shooting Down Another Plane Iran: We 'Restrained' Ourselves From Shooting Down Another Plane

Planned attacks on Iranian targets, including radar and missile batteries, had been approved according to the paper, with multiple senior administration sources said to have confirmed the move. United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New...

Cleaners find abandoned foetus blocking plane's toilet in S.Africa - International Cleaners find abandoned foetus blocking plane's toilet in S.Africa - International

A ZULULAND family reported from King Shaka International Airport in Durban this morning that their daughter's FlySafair flight was cancelled after airline cleaning staff found a fetus in a toilet cistern on board the aircraft. 'While we were checki...

Family of boy convicted of Ana's murder forced into hiding, court hears Family of boy convicted of Ana's murder forced into hiding, court hears

Making the order, Mr Justice White issued a "trenchant warning" to any individual who decides to try to identify the boys, saying they will be subject to a contempt of court application and "will be treated in the most serious fashion". He said that ...

Court rules United Kingdom must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia Court rules United Kingdom must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia

But most of the resolutions were considered as a package to avoid tying up the Senate with lengthy debates over each of them. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who usually supports Mr Trump, voted to block the sale and was forthright in his critic...

Incredible video shows massive refinery explosion in Philadelphia Incredible video shows massive refinery explosion in Philadelphia

Residents were told to shelter in place through the 7 a.m. hour. Refinery authorities say they are still working to account for all plant staff, the network reported. There were no reported injuries but one employee at the refinery complained of ch...

International Yoga Day 2019: PM Narendra Modi in Ranchi today International Yoga Day 2019: PM Narendra Modi in Ranchi today

Yoga is above religion, caste, colour, gender and region, it is above everything", he told the gathering. The Ministry of AYUSH, nodal ministry for observation of International Day of Yoga across the country, is organising several events in the city....

Canada's Trudeau hands out gifts to remind Americans who won NBA title Canada's Trudeau hands out gifts to remind Americans who won NBA title

Trump then rescinded the invite, and LeBron James responded with his infamous " U bum " tweet. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , who was to meet Trudeau later in the day, told reporters that "we're working in a positive way" but did not suggest when ...

'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit 'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit

At a banquet on Thursday, Xi said China firmly supported Kim seeking a political solution to the Korean Peninsula issue and the establishment of a great environment for self-development via a "new strategic line", according to KCNA . On Thursday e...

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators

It is the ugliest row so far in this Democratic race for the White House. How did Biden land in trouble again? Earlier, Booker had said , "I have to tell Vice President Biden, as someone I respect, that he is wrong for using his relationships ...

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela’s Juan Guaido grapples with case of alleged corruption

Maduro from the Venezuelan presidency. "Dictatorships cover up corruption", Guaido tweeted . Hundreds of Venezuelan security forces heeded an opposition call to leave their posts in February, around the time that Guaido tried to deliver US-provi...

Turkey's Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkey's Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi "did not die, he was murdered " while speaking at an election rally in Istanbul Wednesday. Erdogan forged close ties with Morsi, Egypt's first free...

Tory MP grabs and manhandles female climate change protester Tory MP grabs and manhandles female climate change protester

Mr Field had apologised and referred himself for investigation after footage showed him grabbing a woman in a red dress who infiltrated the annual Bankers and Merchants Dinner at Mansion House. "I think there's no reason to criticise Mark Field ......

United Kingdom minister Mark Field under fire for manhandling Greenpeace protester

Field grapples with a woman and then holds her by the back of her neck as he marches her out of a room, according to footage posted online by broadcaster ITV. In a statement Field said he reacted "instinctively" and had been "genuinely worried" that ...

Navy SEAL reveals on stand he killed prisoner, not chief Navy SEAL reveals on stand he killed prisoner, not chief

Prosecutors have alleged that the stabbing killed the boy. Prosecutors on Thursday argued that Scott's version of events was a fabrication and that he was lying to protect Gallagher. The testimony follows another serviceman who described the stabbi...

US FAA Prohibits Air Carriers From Flying Over Iran-Controlled Airspace US FAA Prohibits Air Carriers From Flying Over Iran-Controlled Airspace

The FAA's operations center referred questions to its press office, which did not immediately respond. United States president, Donald Trump, ordered military strikes on Iran before changing his mind, according to the New York Times . surveillan...

Summer solstice 2019 meaning: What does the summer solstice mean? Summer solstice 2019 meaning: What does the summer solstice mean?

The summer solstice is the exact moment when the tilt of the Earth during its orbit toward the sun is at an angle of 23.44 degrees. On this day the sun will appear directly over the Tropic of Cancer - which is an imaginary line encircling the globe...

Ramadas Athawale's jibe at Rahul on his birthday leaves Sonia, Modi smiling Ramadas Athawale's jibe at Rahul on his birthday leaves Sonia, Modi smiling

Rahul Gandhi chose to celebrate his birthday in a conventional way by distributing this traditional sweet that signifies celebration. Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Rahul, who turned 49 on Wednesday. In a video shared by news agency AN...

Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes, but that he was killed. Erdogan, scheduled to meet President Donald Trump during a Group of 20 meeting in Japan next week, ...

Australian photographer, storm-chaser killed in auto accident southwest of Wichita

When trying to swerve out of the way, the second vehicle hit Sharpe. Sharpe was standing outside his vehicle in a ditch west of the south-bound lane at mile marker K42, when an oncoming vehicle attempted to avoid Sharpe's abandoned vehicle by drivi...

Trump says US is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran Trump says US is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran

USA top diplomat Mike Pompeo replied "of course" when recently asked whether military action against Iran is being discussed. "They've been a nation of terror", Trump said . Trump's administration has accused Iran of being behind the explosions on...

US work visa caps to squeeze businesses, jobs: Nasscom US work visa caps to squeeze businesses, jobs: Nasscom

Earlier on Thursday, India said it was in talks with the United States on H-1B visas, but foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar told a news conference: "We have not heard anything officially from the USA government" on capping such permits for Ind...

Polar bear wanders through Russian city of Norilsk Polar bear wanders through Russian city of Norilsk

Yarinskaya, who is associated with the Zapolyarnaya Pravda newspaper, said: "He is hardly able to blink and keep his eyes open, nearly unable to walk". That changed this week, with Russia's northernmost city putting out a warning notice Tuesday to ...

PG&E to pay $1B to governments for wildfire damage PG&E to pay $1B to governments for wildfire damage

PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether due to new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by law. "This is an ...

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