Thursday September 19-th, 2019

'Dancing aunties' spark new Hong Kong protest 'Dancing aunties' spark new Hong Kong protest

Beijing-appointed Lam pledged this week to do a better job of listening to the voices of the youth. Angeline Chan of Hong Kong Progressive Lawyers Group (PLG), one of the protesting groups, told Anadolu Agency by phone from Hong Kong : "The ...

Indian political scion Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress party leader Indian political scion Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress party leader

Gandhi had conveyed his decision to resign from the Congress's top post to the party's top decision-making body but numerous party's top leaders had hoped that he could be persuaded to withdraw. Born in 1970, Gandhi is the son of former Indian Prime ...

Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza

An explosion blew out the windows of an LA Fitness in Plantation. First responders at the scene of an explosion at The Fountains shopping mall in Plantation, Fla ., July 6, 2019. Multiple people in the area told Local 10 News reporter Roy Ramos th...

Italy migrants: New charity ship docks in Italy despite ban Italy migrants: New charity ship docks in Italy despite ban

Just 2,790 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year, according to official data, down 83% on the same period in 2018 and down 97% on 2017 levels. The vessel Alex declined a Maltese offer to go to Malta, as the Mediterranea NGO opera...

Celebrations as Sudan junta, protesters agree transition deal Celebrations as Sudan junta, protesters agree transition deal

Relations between the military council that took over from Bashir and the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) alliance broke down when security forces killed dozens as they cleared a sit-in on June 3. Protesters and opposition leaders balked and de...

Rivals Biden, Harris to circle each other in South Carolina Rivals Biden, Harris to circle each other in South Carolina

Former Vice President Joe Biden knew he would be an easy target during the Democratic debates last week. Overall, Harris raised more than United States dollars 23 million since launching her campaign in January. The Indian-origin Senator, whose mot...

Border Patrol agents allegedly made migrant hold 'I like men' sign Border Patrol agents allegedly made migrant hold 'I like men' sign

The witnessing agent saw the note, approached an agent responsible for writing it and another agent who was laughing. In response to CNN's request for comment, CBP said their internal Office of Professional Responsibility was investigating the ma...

Texas authorities identify Blue Bell ice cream licker, say she's a juvenile Texas authorities identify Blue Bell ice cream licker, say she's a juvenile

A woman who thought it would be amusing to video herself licking the ice cream in a tub at a Walmart store and replacing it on the freezer shelf isn't laughing at the prison time she's facing. Her boyfriend could face charges since he's an adult; i...

Biden: Russians didn't interfere 'on my watch'

Also on rt.com Wait, why are we still in high school? . While Putin is trying to undo our elections, he is undoing elections in Europe. "You think that would have happened under my watch or Barack's watch?" Biden continued by dismissing Trump's cl...

Trump says officials working on holiday on census dispute - 47abc Trump says officials working on holiday on census dispute - 47abc

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering issuing an executive order so that the hotly contested 2020 Census will include a citizenship question. "Given the printing deadline, I don't see how all of this could happen in time", Ohlin said. ...

Plant a trillion trees to fight global warming, urge scientists

A recent study found that planting trees could be an effective way to address climate change - perhaps more than previously thought . The study reveals that an area covered by the trees about the size of the United States could easily remove ...

Gardaí open murder investigation into death of two-year-old in Cork Gardaí open murder investigation into death of two-year-old in Cork

The baby was taken to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries. A TWO-YEAR-OLD GIRL is fighting for her life in hospital after being found with serious injuries at an apartment in Cork city . Door to door enquiries were also conducted throug...

Trump seeks to override Supreme Court ruling on census Trump seeks to override Supreme Court ruling on census

President Donald Trump says he is considering an executive order to try to force inclusion of a citizenship question as part of the 2020 Census . In response to the ruling, the Justice and Commerce Departments confirmed this week that the admin...

Rustic sculpture of Melania Trump unveiled near Slovenian hometown Rustic sculpture of Melania Trump unveiled near Slovenian hometown

Life-size wooden sculpture of United States first lady Melania Trump is officially unveiled in Rozno, near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia July 5, 2019. While for some, the new sculpture is a step too far, Katarina, 66, told AFP news agency it ...

Hundreds of Tory members 'sent two leadership election ballot papers' Hundreds of Tory members 'sent two leadership election ballot papers'

I expect Conservative members to follow that. The leadership ballot closes on 22 July and the result will be revealed a day later. Sir Patrick, a former Conservative chairman, told Today: "It's made very clear on the ballot paper that you are onl...

Russian Federation could still stay in INF Treaty, says NATO chief Russian Federation could still stay in INF Treaty, says NATO chief

The INF Treaty was signed by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in December 1987 and came into force the following June. Russia will provide a mirror response to the deployment of mid-range and low-range missiles in Nort...

Kushner wants 'pragmatic' solution on Palestinian refugees Kushner wants 'pragmatic' solution on Palestinian refugees

Only Lebanon and Kuwait heeded the call to boycott. US President Donald Trump's son-in-law claimed he knows what Lebanon wants when it comes to the Palestinian refugee crisis. The senior USA official voiced his belief that Abbas wants peace ...

Man turns up at barbecue party after family mistakenly buries wrong person Man turns up at barbecue party after family mistakenly buries wrong person

Brittman, 69, was found naked and beaten underneath a vehicle in Bronzeville on April 29, according to the lawsuit. His family says they were searching for him. "It's sad that it happened like that", she said. "I said, 'You're kidding!' I could have ...

Body of missing CA college student found in Salt Lake City Body of missing CA college student found in Salt Lake City

Lueck, a 23-year-old California native and lover of animals, had been missing in the Salt Lake City area for almost two weeks before her suspected killer was arrested last week . Police have not revealed a motive for the killing or how Lueck died....

Manslaughter charge dropped against Alabama woman who was shot while pregnant Manslaughter charge dropped against Alabama woman who was shot while pregnant

The arrest of Marshae Jones came amid heightened tensions over women's rights after more than a dozen U.S. states passed restrictive abortion laws - triggering protests like this one in Birmingham, Alabama in May 2019. "We must ensure that this d...

Baked Alaska: Anchorage breaks all-time temperature record amid heatwave Baked Alaska: Anchorage breaks all-time temperature record amid heatwave

Anchorage was not the only city in Alaska to break all-time records on Thursday. "It's entirely possible that the warmest temperature ever recorded in Anchorage could be exceeded three to five days in a row". - Gulkana reached 88 degrees, beating o...

Ivanka Trump shock: First Daughter ’loved’ by foreign leaders at G20 summit Ivanka Trump shock: First Daughter ’loved’ by foreign leaders at G20 summit

I thought Ivanka was wonderful at the G20 and I'll tell you, the foreign leaders loved her. The president also said his daughter had "sacrificed a lot". "She's sacrificed a lot", Mr. Trump mentioned. Trump added: "Ivanka has worked on nearly 10...

Hong Kong protests: Jeremy Hunt warns China against 'repression' Hong Kong protests: Jeremy Hunt warns China against 'repression'

On the other side, a large swath of Hong Kong's population expressed sympathy for the students, seeing them as having sacrificed for a shared cause, that of preventing an erosion of freedoms and increased Chinese influence over the semi-autonomous te...

‘Flash Mob’ Shoplifters Swipe $30,000 Worth Of Merchandise From Wisconsin Store ‘Flash Mob’ Shoplifters Swipe $30,000 Worth Of Merchandise From Wisconsin Store

The incident occurred Monday night in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, when the ten men "entered the store with goal", Police Chief David Smetana told ABC News. Investigators are now examining surveillance video from inside and outside of the store - hop...

Iran Warned by Trump: Nuclear Threats Will ‘Come Back to Bite You’ Iran Warned by Trump: Nuclear Threats Will ‘Come Back to Bite You’

Russian Federation and China, two other world powers that have stuck to the 2015 agreement, also objected to Iran's breaching of the uranium stockpile provision. But Foreign Minister Israel Katz told an worldwide security forum that Iran might accide...

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