Tuesday February 25-th, 2020

CA Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban, Calling It 'Arbitrary And Capricious' CA Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban, Calling It 'Arbitrary And Capricious'

In a statement, press secretary Stephanie Grisham said , "The rule properly encourages migrants to seek asylum in other countries they have traveled through before reaching the United States and makes those who fail to do so ineligible for asylum, t...

Flyboard inventor fails in cross-Channel bid Flyboard inventor fails in cross-Channel bid

However, he lost control and plunged into the water while attempting to land on a boat to refuel in order to complete his ambitious journey. Unharmed and undeterred, 40-year-old Franky Zapata said he plans to try again. "He made his rendezvous wi...

NGO Action Against Hunger confirms 6 aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria NGO Action Against Hunger confirms 6 aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the said video, which had gone viral, showed the only lady among the six abducted aid workers calling on the Christian Association of Nigeria , the Federal Government and Nigerians to come to their res...

Pride and unity highlight emotions during rally for Puerto Rico Pride and unity highlight emotions during rally for Puerto Rico

The embattled governor said he would stay in his position until 2 August after which the Puerto Rico secretary of justice, Wanda Vázquez , would take over. The City of Bridgeport held the forum and rally to allow people to express their thoughts...

Trump Administration Will Send More Than $7 Billion Relief Fund to Farmers Trump Administration Will Send More Than $7 Billion Relief Fund to Farmers

But Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue argued that USA farmers were disproportionately hurt by the trade dispute, and the fresh round of aid was justified. "If you go out and survey farmers and ask them for their results, you won't find any that fe...

'The Rock' visits Hawaii protesters as envoy prepares talks 'The Rock' visits Hawaii protesters as envoy prepares talks

In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hawaii Gov. David Ige, the organization called for construction plans for what's known as the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw support ...

Four teenage boys charged with aggravated hate crime over London attack Four teenage boys charged with aggravated hate crime over London attack

Both women were transported to a local hospital with facial injuries . One of the 16-year-olds, from Wandsworth, south London, is also charged with theft and handling stolen goods. The next thing I know Chris is in the middle of the bus and they...

Los Angeles shooting spree leaves 4 dead, 2 wounded Los Angeles shooting spree leaves 4 dead, 2 wounded

Gerry Dean Zarragoza, a 26 yr old Hispanic, is wanted for a double homicide shooting that occurred this morning in Canoga Park, and is also suspected in another double victim shooting in North Hollywood. William Hayes said. 1 p.m. Zaragoza allege...

Chicago girl beaten by teens in video might have been sexually assaulted

Sh is beaten to the ground and continuously shouts until the girls finally stop their torment. One of her friends later posted the footage in hopes of getting " justice " for the girl, whose mental disability has progressed since her mother died, a...

Biden wants to reform USA prison system, decriminalize marijuana Biden wants to reform USA prison system, decriminalize marijuana

Biden will also seek to end racial disparities in the criminal justice system, including providing greater access to quality public defenders, ending mandatory minimum sentences, and scrapping the cash bail system, which Biden described as "the moder...

Will UK PM Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' into No.10 Downing Street? Will UK PM Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' into No.10 Downing Street?

Johnson and wife Marina Wheeler , who have 4 kids together, announced in September that they had separated and would divorce after 25 years. Boris' girlfriend Ms. She grew up in southwest London , attending the exclusive Godolphin and Latymer priva...

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time

With the launch, Chinese startup ispace (which should totally be going by its insane cool alias 'StarCraft Glory Space Technology Co.') became the first private commercial space launch provider from China. Two other private Chinese rocket builders, ...

At least seven killed as three blasts rock Kabul At least seven killed as three blasts rock Kabul

The bombings came just days before the start of campaigning for the September 28 presidential election, in which President Ashraf Ghani is seeking a second term. Violence in Afghanistan has intensified in recent weeks as both Afghan forces and Taliba...

Armed men steal US$40m of gold, metals from Brazil airport Armed men steal US$40m of gold, metals from Brazil airport

Police said the men fled the scene and are believed to have taken two airport workers as hostages. Four men left the vehicle with their faces covered, at least one of whom had a rifle, and confronted workers at the airport, who then proceeded to fill...

Israeli 'underworld' figures shot dead in Mexico City 'hit' Israeli 'underworld' figures shot dead in Mexico City 'hit'

Ulises Lara, a prosecution spokesman, said: "The passion motive has been discarded". "The event leads us to relate the facts with a settling of scores among criminal groups and/or organised crime", said Ulíses Lara López from the city prosecutor's ...

Australian UN worker Jennifer Downes allegedly murdered in Fiji Australian UN worker Jennifer Downes allegedly murdered in Fiji

A police spokeswoman told the Fiji Sun they were treating the case an alleged murder. A spokesperson from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing consular assistance, "in accordance with the Consular Services Charter, to t...

Up to 150 migrants feared drowned in 'worst Mediterranean tragedy this year' Up to 150 migrants feared drowned in 'worst Mediterranean tragedy this year'

He said one body had been recovered so far. Charlie Yaxley, a UNHCR spokesman, said Libyan coastguard authorities had told the agency 84 people had been taken to the Tajoura detention centre near the frontline of fighting between rivalLibyan factio...

Puerto Rico governor to resign following protests Puerto Rico governor to resign following protests

Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Rico have been outraged by leaked, obscenity-laced online chats between Rosselló and his advisers, and have protested for almost two weeks demanding his resignation. Artist Ricky Martin joined approximately 500,000 p...

Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. AP further reports that several people were killed during the attack and that it occurred shortly after the new United Nations envoy to Somalia, Ja...

Donald Trump sues to block NY tax returns release Donald Trump sues to block NY tax returns release

The federal lawsuit seeks a cout injunction blocking Empire State officials from using a the powers in a new law to give the president's state income tax returns to the Democrat-led panel in Washington. The Ways and Means Committee, the lawsuit con...

Lawmakers react as May hands over to Boris Johnson Lawmakers react as May hands over to Boris Johnson

However May fired back at Corbyn's representation of her time in government, accusing him of playing party politics and walking away from cross-party Brexit talks. May herself survived a confidence vote in December but after her Brexit deal was round...

Father kills teen he accused of getting his daughter hooked on drugs Father kills teen he accused of getting his daughter hooked on drugs

When he arrived, D'Biagio said he saw Jevcak exit from a back door, which is when he fatally shot the teen multiple times around 5:25 p.m., according to the complaint. "D'Biagio said he shot Jevcak [again] so that he could put [him] out of his misery...

British MP blasted as 'morally bankrupt' by staffer on his own Twitter British MP blasted as 'morally bankrupt' by staffer on his own Twitter

An MP has been described as "the most disgustingly morally bankrupt person I have ever had the displeasure of working with" by his chief of staff in a series of scathing tweets posted from the politician's own account. He has faced mounting pressure ...

Father charged with murder after daughter found dead in vehicle in Adelaide Father charged with murder after daughter found dead in vehicle in Adelaide

The 49-year-old injured man was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital where he remains under police guard, and was on Tuesday charged with her murder . "She said: 'I love you, I'll message you when I get home, I'll be safe, I'll be ok", the friend sa...

Theresa May gets standing ovation as she bows out as UK PM Theresa May gets standing ovation as she bows out as UK PM

The original story continues below ... The hour-long session, which her husband Philip watched from the public gallery, saw lawmakers from across the political divide pay tribute to May's public service and sense of duty, despite voicing their disa...

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