Saturday October 19-th, 2019

Kellyanne Conway asks for reporter's ethnicity after question about Trump tweets Kellyanne Conway asks for reporter's ethnicity after question about Trump tweets

The White House also released a letter to Cipollone from Assistant Attorney General Steven A. Engel providing the DOJ's legal advice on the matter. "If Ms. "They want to chill free speech because they don't know how to beat [Trump] at the ballot ...

Great white shark gives San Francisco crew the thrill of lifetime Great white shark gives San Francisco crew the thrill of lifetime

The boat was near the infamous Alcatraz island around 11 a.m. when a line that Gamez cast began to pull. A group of fishermen in the USA experienced this rush firsthand on Saturday after they were dragged along for two miles after inadvertently hoo...

Judge finds longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone in violation of gag order Judge finds longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone in violation of gag order

Several times, Stone had shared on Instagram right-wing publications' stories about his case, including ones that highlighted conspiracy theories that disagree with U.S. She did not order him to jail. Although technically Jackson could opt to reman...

Mark Esper Formally Nominated as Defense Secretary by White House Mark Esper Formally Nominated as Defense Secretary by White House

The Senate Armed Services Committee announced last week that it would expedite the process to hold a confirmation hearing despite only receiving Esper's formal nomination from the White House on Monday. Spencer's tenure as acting secretary is expecte...

No Federal Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death No Federal Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death

Garner's death during an arrest for allegedly selling loose cigarettes - and his gasped final words "I can't breathe", caught on bystander video - played a key role in the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement decrying excessive use of force by po...

Huawei to invest $3 bn in Italy in 3 yrs - English Huawei to invest $3 bn in Italy in 3 yrs - English

MPs have concluded that there is no technical reason why Huawei should be excluded from the UK's telecoms infrastructure but have suggested there are ethical and political reasons for a ban. A decision regarding the UK's ban was supposed to be reache...

Trump's Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Was 'Diplomatic Vandalism' Trump's Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Was 'Diplomatic Vandalism'

Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, according to leaked documents published over the weekend. As well as a governme...

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee

Spanish Police released images of the offender on Twitter on Tuesday morning, images which illustrated the folly of the attempted smuggling and why the hairpiece just might have attracted the attention of the authorities. In May, Spanish police arres...

Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn

Labour's Dame Margaret Hodge said she had been "devastated" by the personal testimonies from former party staff. The letter from the peers comes as Labour staff also condemned the party's response in a motion to their union. Baroness Smith of Basil...

Iran dispute risks spiraling out of control Iran dispute risks spiraling out of control

The group arrived in NY on Sunday morning. In a short video, Netanyahu compared European policy toward Iran to the policy of appeasement adopted by Europe toward Nazi Germany in the 1930s, and said the Europeans would only wake up when an Iranian n...

Penguin arrest: Wellington police find birds beneath sushi truck - Viral New Zealand Penguin arrest: Wellington police find birds beneath sushi truck - Viral New Zealand

Police say a couple of penguins are back in Wellington Harbour after they were temporarily detained. The New Zealand police have taken swift and decisive action against a devious pair of penguins lurking by a sushi stand. DOC volunteer Mike Rumble,...

Duterte 'in crosshairs' with new law on harassment Duterte 'in crosshairs' with new law on harassment

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, notorious for making sexist and misogynistic remarks, has signed a law penalising such slurs as well as cat-calling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment in public places. Other offences ...

Five hospitalised on seventh day of Pamplona bull run Five hospitalised on seventh day of Pamplona bull run

Norman donned the traditional white shirt with a red handkerchief around his neck and joined the courageous men and women to go face to face with the charging bulls inside a bullfighting arena. They will be killed at the ring later Sunday. Most rev...

Man, 34, dies following crash at road racing event in Co Westmeath Man, 34, dies following crash at road racing event in Co Westmeath

These results had put him into contention for the 2019 Irish road race Senior Support championship, of which Walderstown was a counting round. A 34-year-old man has died following a crash at a road race event in Co Westmeath. The collision happened...

Toddler, three, dies after falling into grease trap at a Tim Horton's Toddler, three, dies after falling into grease trap at a Tim Horton's

Police say the trap was located outside approximately six feet from the back door. But moments later, they received another call that the child was found and had fallen into a grease trap behind the location. Rochester Police are continuing to invest...

Peter Thiel says Central Intelligence Agency and FBI should investigate Google Peter Thiel says Central Intelligence Agency and FBI should investigate Google

The search company came under fire a year ago after news leaked that it was working on a project to launch a search engine in China - one that passes muster with the Chinese government's strict censorship requirement by blocking information about d...

Ryanair rebrands Boeing 737 MAX airplanes Ryanair rebrands Boeing 737 MAX airplanes

Ryanair had been expecting to receive 58 of the Boeing planes before next summer and has now cut this forecast to 30. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary said, "Ryanair remains committed to the B737 MAX aircraft, and now expects that it will return to f...

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says

Asked during a leadership debate whether the backstop would be acceptable if a time limit could be agreed, both Johnson and Hunt said it would not. Mr Barclay said on Monday that the legal default is an exit on October 31, but that MPs could thwart...

Harlech in Wales wins title for world's steepest street Harlech in Wales wins title for world's steepest street

In a released published overnight, the new record was confirmed, with Ffordd Pen Llech taking the title from Dunedin's Baldwin Street. Baldwin Street was the kind of accidental tourist attraction that can be both a blessing and a bit of a nuisance ...

Man soars over Bastille Day crowds on flying board Man soars over Bastille Day crowds on flying board

The fireworks started at 11 PM CEST. PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that he has allowed the country to create a space command in the air force to promote the country's space defence policy and better protect its strateg...

Zuma says he did not instruct to ‘redeploy’ former GCIS boss Zuma says he did not instruct to ‘redeploy’ former GCIS boss

Commenting on Zuma's historical revelations, Maluleke says there is an absence of agency on his part in terms of things he may have done to "cause problems for himself". Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas told the inquiry that the Guptas of...

Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile in raids on far right Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile in raids on far right

They also found "latest generation" automatic assault rifles. Italian police have found an arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, 20 guns and neo-Nazi material, in a series of raids on far right groups which fought against rebels in ...

Judge told to keep 'scary' Jeffrey Epstein in jail

Alleged victims Courtney Wild and Annie Farmer stepped forward to make the case to Berman: "Your honor, my name is Courtney Wild and I was sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14", Wild said. He pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking a...

European Union Sees a Window to Save Nuclear Deal with Iran European Union Sees a Window to Save Nuclear Deal with Iran

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that Iran expects European partners to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, to take practical actions to implement the deal. "The deal is not in good health, but it's still alive", Mogheri...

Avowed white supremacist receives 2nd life sentence in Charlottesville rally car attack Avowed white supremacist receives 2nd life sentence in Charlottesville rally car attack

Fields , 22, faced sentencing for purposely driving his auto into anti-racism protesters during the white nationalist Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, in 2017, killing Heather Heyer and injuring multiple charges. And as the vic...

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