Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Putin and Trump call for diplomatic settlement of tensions around Iran: Lavrov Putin and Trump call for diplomatic settlement of tensions around Iran: Lavrov

Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were speaking to reporters in Osaka, Japan, ahead of their first formal face-to-face meeting since a controversial high-profile summit in Helsinki last July. The spokesperson said that Trump and Putin will m...

Venezuela's Guaido says 'never' a good moment to negotiate with Maduro Venezuela's Guaido says 'never' a good moment to negotiate with Maduro

On March 6, Maduro declared Kriener a persona non grata for his "recurring acts of interference in the internal affairs of the country", after he welcomed Guaido at the airport with other European ambassadors upon his return to Venezuela from a tour ...

Active shooter at Tanforan Mall in San Bruno Active shooter at Tanforan Mall in San Bruno

Another witness told reporters said he heard about four gunshots at 3:57 p.m. near a Barnes and Noble bookstore and began shouting at people to get out of the mall. 'I believe there was some type of motive or some type of intent where the person shoo...

Facebook launches civil rights task force ahead of 2020 US polls Facebook launches civil rights task force ahead of 2020 US polls

Muslim Advocates, another group involved in the talks, said the report highlights Facebook's failure to take "meaningful action" against threats of violence by white nationalists. "In an effort to ensure transparency in the audit's progress, th...

Trump makes minor Huawei concession following pleading from United States tech sector Trump makes minor Huawei concession following pleading from United States tech sector

Trump said on Saturday the ban was unfair to US suppliers, who were upset that they could not sell parts and components to Huawei without USA government approval. "If President Trump has in fact bargained away the recent restrictions on #Huawei, th...

2 people possibly exposed to sarin at Facebook mail facility in California 2 people possibly exposed to sarin at Facebook mail facility in California

Menlo Park fire marshal Jon Johnston confirmed that authorities had been monitoring the condition of two individuals they feared could have been exposed, though ultimately showed no symptoms. Investigators will open the package to see if it tests po...

Jury finds Navy SEAL not guilty of murder Jury finds Navy SEAL not guilty of murder

It took a military jury of five Marines and two sailors about eight hours to clear Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, 40, of all charges - except posing for a photo with the captive's corpse. Gallagher has pleaded not guilty to seven charges....

Black Patient Shaquille Dukes Arrested on Walk With IV in Freeport, Illinois Black Patient Shaquille Dukes Arrested on Walk With IV in Freeport, Illinois

The department said it has retained an outside, third-party investigator to "gather the facts, interview all parties involved, and determine whether officers conducted themselves in adherence to department policies and guidelines". He says the IV was...

Sudan protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' on July 14 Sudan protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' on July 14

Among the protesters wounded, 27 were hit by live bullets while 50 others were injured by pushing among the crowds, 10 security personnel were also injured, according to the ministry's report . "The military council has only one option, which is to ...

Rick Manning: Trump courageously takes bold risk for peace with Kim meeting Rick Manning: Trump courageously takes bold risk for peace with Kim meeting

Trump said he and Kim "had a very productive meeting " there and noted he tried to sell Kim on the prosperity he believes awaits North Korea if it gives up its nuclear program. "Stepping across that line was a great honour", Trump said at a joint ...

Over one lakh people participate in New York Pride parade Over one lakh people participate in New York Pride parade

The cast of Pose - an FX TV series about New York City's LGBTQ ballroom culture in the 1980s and 1990s - transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera and U.K. "We've come so far in the past 20 years", said 55-year-old Gary Piper, who c...

Body found in London garden fell from plane bound for Heathrow Body found in London garden fell from plane bound for Heathrow

The neighbour, who asked not to be named, said that a plane spotter, who had been following the flight on a plane tracking app from Clapham Common, had seen the body fall. The friend, who was inside the property at the time, added: "He didn't even re...

Many killed as tanker explodes in Benue Many killed as tanker explodes in Benue

At least 50 people have been killed and several others injured in Nigeria after a fuel tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people collected fuel. Petrol tanker and pipeline blasts are common in Nigeria, where despite the country's multi-bil...

European Union powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal European Union powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal

It further said Iran should be held to a standard of no uranium enrichment and that the Trump administration would continue its pressure campaign against Iran "until its leaders alter their course of action". "There is room for dialogue", a French ...

South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

South Korean media, citing unidentified military officials, quickly speculated that it was likely be a North Korean helicopter flying across the border into South Korea. Iran has broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by its 20...

US VP Mike Pence cancels trip, sparking speculation US VP Mike Pence cancels trip, sparking speculation

The plane of the U.S. vice president had been scheduled to land in Manchester, New Hampshire at around 11:25 am (15:40 GMT). Pence was scheduled to arrive at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport on Air Force Two at 11:25 a.m. 'The vice president has ...

New Poll Shows Harris Leapfrogged Sanders To Second Place In Iowa New Poll Shows Harris Leapfrogged Sanders To Second Place In Iowa

Former vice president Joe Biden launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by squarely focusing on the opponent he was most anxious about: President Trump. She was also seen as the more electable candidate among black Democ...

Solar Eclipse 2019: Surya Grahan date, timings, precautions Solar Eclipse 2019: Surya Grahan date, timings, precautions

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and the Sun, briefly blocking its rays from reaching us. Based on NASA's calculations, the Moon's shadow cast by the Sun will first make landfall in Chile around La Serena at 8.22pm B...

Read the federal complaint: House sues for President Donald Trump's tax returns Read the federal complaint: House sues for President Donald Trump's tax returns

There was no official comment from the Trump administration, but Trump attorney Jay Sekulow said: "We will respond to this latest effort at presidential harassment in court". However, the top Republican on the committee and its former chairman, Rep. ...

Arctic fox walks from Norway to Canada in 76 days Arctic fox walks from Norway to Canada in 76 days

The fox's 3,506-kilometre journey began in Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, which is located between mainland Norway and the North, on March 26, 2018. Scientists even suspected that the Arctic Fox could be in the boat of...

Nike pulls Betsy Ross sneaker after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulls Betsy Ross sneaker after Colin Kaepernick complains

The Air Max 1 US shoe had already been sent to retailers to go on sale this week for the July Fourth holiday, the Journal reports. In response, Ingraham declared the move "pathetic" and promised to boycott Nike for pulling the shoes back from r...

Australian PM prays for safe return of student missing in N. Korea Australian PM prays for safe return of student missing in N. Korea

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is praying for the safe return of a student missing in North Korea for the past week, he said today, as authorities struggle to learn the man's whereabouts. Australia's diplomatic presence in North Korea is ...

Biden Says Never Opposed Voluntary Busing After Tiff With Harris Biden Says Never Opposed Voluntary Busing After Tiff With Harris

Michael Bennet, one of the two dozen Democrats running for president. Harris knew she had Biden on defense - which prompted her to become more emotional and angry. The debates were hosted by NBC and spread across two days. His campaign was happ...

Fire kills 14 on Russian navy submersible Fire kills 14 on Russian navy submersible

Launched in 2003, Losharik is a nuclear-powered sub designed for research. The fire broke out at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, RBC cited its source as saying, almost a day before the ministry released the news. In a statement it said that the fire was extin...

Jeremy Hunt backs Hong Kong citizens' right to protest Jeremy Hunt backs Hong Kong citizens' right to protest

In an address after a flag-raising ceremony marking the anniversary of the handover, Lam said the protests and two marches that attracted hundreds of thousands of participants have taught her that she needs to listen better to youth and people in g...

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