Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Trump administration weighing path forward on citizenship question: Court filing

Officials with the Justice and Commerce departments worked overtime through the holiday, to find a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census . A reporter asked, "Are you going to do an executive order on the census?" MALDEF is repre...

Tommy Robinson found in contempt of court - Old Bailey verdict Tommy Robinson found in contempt of court - Old Bailey verdict

Robinson had been sentenced to 13 months for contempt when he posted an interview with individuals outside the court in 2018. The efforts of Mr Robinson and his lawyer were in vain, however, with the judges announcing that, "In our judgement, his c...

More than 100 civilians killed in fresh S. Sudan violence More than 100 civilians killed in fresh S. Sudan violence

The 6th contingent of Sri Lanka Army medical Corps bound for United Nations (UN) peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan's second level hospital left the island today to assume duties. The UN estimates that about four million South Sudanese have been dis...

Erdogan says Turkey vehicle blast which killed three could be 'terror Erdogan says Turkey vehicle blast which killed three could be 'terror

Soylu said the explosion was caused by a hand-made bomb which went off while the auto was in transit. "Our colleagues are looking into who was behind this", he said in televised comments, adding the government would provide more information in a fe...

Only Republican to accuse Trump of impeachable acts is leaving the GOP Only Republican to accuse Trump of impeachable acts is leaving the GOP

But it was his decision to speak out on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election that drew the president's fury - and a prompt Republican primary challenge. Amash, a representative from M...

Indian rescuers bring down bodies of missing foreign mountaineers Indian rescuers bring down bodies of missing foreign mountaineers

Following detection of the bodies, the ITBP managed to reach them on foot after an "arduous" trek as IAF helicopters failed to operate due to hard conditions. A search mission for the eighth body had to be stopped on June 27 as the weather became i...

Imelda Marcos Threw a Party. It Did Not Go Well Imelda Marcos Threw a Party. It Did Not Go Well

Police Col. Rizalito Gapas, chief of Pasig City Police, said the victims were taken to hospitals suffered abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting. Richard Gordon, the chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross which assisted in the medical transfe...

Iran to consider talks with US if sanctions lifted Iran to consider talks with US if sanctions lifted

Following the United States withdrawal, Iran and the remaining parties launched talks to save the accord. The deal allows Iran to enrich uranium for 15 years up to just 3.67 percent, which is enough for nuclear power plants but far below the 90 p...

China test-fired missiles into South China Sea China test-fired missiles into South China Sea

Mr. Kim also raised that all nations, particularly claimants, should act according to worldwide policies to maintain order in the disputed waters. The official said that the Chinese military launched a total of six missiles from the mainland on Sun...

China, Bangladesh agree to advance cooperation under BRI China, Bangladesh agree to advance cooperation under BRI

The Chinese premier hoped that Bangladesh would keep up its development spree and China would continue to support Bangladesh in this regard. China will provide 2,500 metric tons of rice to Bangladesh for the forcibly displaced Rohingyas from Mya...

Leaders of Israeli Towns near Gaza Boycott Netanyahu's Visit Leaders of Israeli Towns near Gaza Boycott Netanyahu's Visit

Terrorist Fadi Abu Sabah (35) who was arrested, was recruited in July 2018 to the military wing of Hamas for the objective of setting up a laboratory and manufacturing explosives to be used to carry out mass terror attacks aimed at killing Israelis.

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85

Following news of her passing, tributes came pouring in for Kor. She had been suffering from upper respiratory issues. Kor was sent to Auschwitz, in German-occupied Poland, in 1944 with her twin sister. I mean, I don't know where she learned this. ...

Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Abdul Mahdi ordered "the closure of all the headquarters that hold the names of the Hashd Shaabi groups both in the cities and outside", the decree said. Local officials blamed the militias for one of the incidents, but Iran has not commented. Some...

Google suspends Trends feature in New Zealand after naming murder accused Google suspends Trends feature in New Zealand after naming murder accused

In February Justice Moore ruled the man's interim suppression would continue with his reasons and the judgment also suppressed. Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after it was reproached by Wellington for breaching...

Israeli police brace for more protests after teen's death Israeli police brace for more protests after teen's death

Close to 140,000 Ethiopian Jews live in Israel , most having flown to Israel in three covert military operations called Moses, Joshua, and Solomon, from 1984-1991. He added that he understands "the great sorrow and suffering that tens of thousands o...

Protests continue after Ethiopian teen killed by police Protests continue after Ethiopian teen killed by police

Earlier on Wednesday , the father of Solomon Tekah, a young Ethiopian-Israeli man who was fatally shot by a police officer in Kiryat Haim on Sunday, sparking the current protests, called on activists to avoid violence. He also touted reforms in rece...

Aurora police chase Cleveland armed robbery suspects, arrest one after crash Aurora police chase Cleveland armed robbery suspects, arrest one after crash

According to police, a girl was walking on a trail in the area when she was approached by an unknown man, who was armed with a handgun. Investigators say she was walking alone when the man tried to engage her in conversation. Cops are still searchi...

Trump discussed detained Canadians with Xi: Trudeau Trump discussed detained Canadians with Xi: Trudeau

The Prime Minister's comments come one day after the Chinese Foreign Ministry posted a transcript online quoting spokesperson Geng Shuang warning Canada against "being too naive" in thinking Mr. Since then, Sino-Canadian relations have plunged to a n...

California bans discrimination against afros and dreadlocks California bans discrimination against afros and dreadlocks

The law is primarily aimed at protecting the rights of black Americans. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who signed the bill, spoke of a high school student who was forced last December to cut off his dreadlocks before a wrestling match or forfeit the...

President Trump: Admin. is 'moving forward' with adding citizenship question to census President Trump: Admin. is 'moving forward' with adding citizenship question to census

Trump weighed in again on Thursday, declaring his DOJ and Commerce Department would be working through the holiday to figure out a way to get the question on the census. media report . Interested in Trump Administration? "So important for our ...

Cuba Is Exploring Cryptocurrency as a Tool to Boost Its Economy Cuba Is Exploring Cryptocurrency as a Tool to Boost Its Economy

While there are no suggestions that Cuba intends to follow suit in launching its own cryptocurrency , the plans nevertheless represent the latest move from a sanctions-hit state to turn to cryptocurrency for the answers. The new sanctions not only ...

UK Tory contenders vow to scrap Irish border Brexit policy UK Tory contenders vow to scrap Irish border Brexit policy

Eliminating a hard border between Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, and Ireland and providing frictionless trade was a crucial part of a 1998 peace deal that ended three decades of sectarian violence. May's successor will take up...

Punjab CTD registers cases against Hafiz Saeed, three others Punjab CTD registers cases against Hafiz Saeed, three others

However, the move has failed to impress India . If charges against Hafiz Saeed are proven under section 11 of the Anti-terrorism act, he can face up to life imprisonment. The MEA further stated that Pakistan's sincerity to take action against terror...

Donald Trump’s military-style 4th of July parade in Washington Donald Trump’s military-style 4th of July parade in Washington

Mike Pence has arrived at the Lincoln memorial where supporters of the president have gathered, many wearing raincoats, to hear him speak. Military flyovers also are on the schedule. He says it'll be the "show of a lifetime". President Donald Trum...

DNA Tests Show European Descent of Ancient Philistines, Immigration to Middle East DNA Tests Show European Descent of Ancient Philistines, Immigration to Middle East

Analyzing for the first time genome-wide data retrieved from people who lived in Ashkelon during the Bronze and Iron ages (around 3,600 to 2,800 years ago), the team found that a substantial proportion of their ancestry was derived from a European po...

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