Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

United States economists expect a recession in 2020 or 2021 United States economists expect a recession in 2020 or 2021

Trump has relentlessly attacked the politically-independent central bank for raising rates in 2018, with his frustration reaching the point where he began asking aides about his ability to oust the Fed chief in discussions that were reported by Bloom...

Man holding dozens of people hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro Man holding dozens of people hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro

The attacker seized the vehicle as it crossed the the Rio-Niteroi bridge with 37 on board at around 6.30am local time Tuesday, stopping it mid-way and prompting all lanes to be shut down by local authorities. All of the hostages were released unharme...

Iran says foreign minister Zarif to visit Macron in France Iran says foreign minister Zarif to visit Macron in France

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, criticized Gibraltar's "unfortunate" decision to ignore USA pressure. After it became clear last week there were no reasons to hold the vessel any longer, the USA issued own warrant for its seizure , claimi...

Italian parliament to vote on PM Conte today Italian parliament to vote on PM Conte today

This would torpedo Salvini's plan to force elections and become prime minister, and lead to a new "progressive" government without the hard-right League. Mr Salvini fancies his chance to make League Italy's biggest political party after he saw his po...

Woman accused of burning man's house down when booty call goes wrong Woman accused of burning man's house down when booty call goes wrong

So Russell allegedly bought some lighter fluid at a nearby petrol station around 4am and returned to the bloke's place. In Taija Russell's case, she went beyond that - choosing instead to set her man's house on fire after he called her for a booty ...

Spanish rescue group rejects taking 107 migrants to Balearic Islands Spanish rescue group rejects taking 107 migrants to Balearic Islands

One man threw himself into the sea earlier today, while nine more jumped into the waters later on, according to humanitarian group Open Arms. Video showed people wearing orange life vests floating in the sea with a coastguard vessel nearby and ru...

Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death

On July 16, the US Department of Justice determined that Mr Pantaleo would not face federal charges, a decision that Mr Garner's family slammed as an "insult". But in the end, O'Neill said, he could not overlook that Pantaleo applied the chokehold de...

Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of 'Jihadi Jack' Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of 'Jihadi Jack'

Even if Canada could get people out of Syria, they "would most likely be detained by authorities and face serious charges in neighbouring countries", a government source said. "Government ministers shouldn't offload Britain's responsibilities to othe...

Under fire Alan Jones 'doesn't care' if advertisers walk Under fire Alan Jones 'doesn't care' if advertisers walk

No one was expecting any kind of searing clap back from New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in regards to the verbal slop issued in her direction by Alan "Big Fuckhead" Jones , but her actual response might be the most measured burn we'v...

‘Dozens killed’ as Syria regime forces battle jihadists ‘Dozens killed’ as Syria regime forces battle jihadists

TRT World's Sara Firth has the latest. The strikes came as regime forces battled HTS jihadists and allied rebels in the region, where fierce fighting Friday claimed the lives of 13 loyalists and 18 jihadists and allied rebels, the Observatory sa...

Trump dismisses fears of possible recession: A.M Trump dismisses fears of possible recession: A.M

This is because it became cheaper for the U.S. government to borrow for 10 years, rather than two. "Technically, we did not have a yield curve inversion". The economists surveyed by the NABE were skeptical about prospects for success of the latest ...

French tourists face prison time for taking sand from Italian beach French tourists face prison time for taking sand from Italian beach

Over the last 10 years, authorities have seized almost 10 tons of sand taken from the Mediterranean island's shores, Local Italy reported. A Facebook group has been set up by those attempting to raise awareness about the pilfering of Sardinia's b...

Amid A Brewing Royal Scandal, Prince Andrew Distances Himself From Epstein Amid A Brewing Royal Scandal, Prince Andrew Distances Himself From Epstein

Add Jeffrey Epstein Case as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Jeffrey Epstein Case news, video , and analysis from ABC News. Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein - with old allegations ...

Planned Parenthood Pulls Out Of Family Planning Program Planned Parenthood Pulls Out Of Family Planning Program

But Alexis McGill Johnson predicts that many low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood services will "delay or go without care". "Today, the Trump admin is forcing us out of the Title X program-our nation's program focused on family plannin...

Democratic hopeful Warren apologies for Native American ancestry claims Democratic hopeful Warren apologies for Native American ancestry claims

The Warren campaign scrubbed their launch video where it showed Warren talking about a DNA test which was supposed to counter President Donald Trump's "attacks" on her heritage. had lambasted Warren after she took the test: "Using a DNA test to l...

Russia Relations: Macron to host Putin, Ukraine on agenda Russia Relations: Macron to host Putin, Ukraine on agenda

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday expressed "profound worry" about the bombing of Idlib in talks with Vladimir Putin , but the Russian leader insisted Moscow backed Syrian military actions against "terrorists" in the province. On Syria, ...

New Army Commander appointed New Army Commander appointed

He replaces the former Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who retired after serving more than two years as the Commander. The UNP was largely divided on the issue, but an increasingly powerful faction of the party were also backing the ap...

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France

Macron invited Johnson for talks Thursday on Britain's pending departure from the European Union "in respect of the European principles agreed among the 27" remaining EU countries, according to Macron's office. "If MPs are serious about stopping a ...

Dueling rallies in Portland end with no major violence Dueling rallies in Portland end with no major violence

Proud Boys - which The Southern Poverty Law Center, a major United States civil rights organisation, has classified as a hate group - has been involved in previous far-right rallies, and violent street clashes, in Portland. The weapon in question, ...

No demonstrations in Bulawayo-Hich Court No demonstrations in Bulawayo-Hich Court

In his ruling, Magistrate Tashaya upheld the banning of the demonstration by the police and dismissed the appeal filed by the opposition. High Court Judge Thompson Mabhikwa upheld the order issued by the police which cited potential violence as the...

Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

In the Fox poll , Trump (38) was trailing Sanders (46), Warren (45), Harris (46) and Biden (50). It wasn't the first time he was annoyed by the network's polling arm, which is considered a respected and relatively nonpartisan part of the generally...

Sudan's Bashir got $90 million from Saudi, investigator tells court Sudan's Bashir got $90 million from Saudi, investigator tells court

Bashir listened to the testimony against him without comment, sitting in a metal cage and wearing traditional white robes and a turban in his first appearance in the courtroom. It was the sudden tripling of bread prices in December that sparked the m...

Pentagon conducts test of previously banned missile Pentagon conducts test of previously banned missile

The test off the coast of California on Sunday marks the resumption of an arms competition that some analysts worry could increase U.S. The Trump administration says it remains interested in useful arms control but questions Moscow's willingness to...

Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors

The mayors, of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van provinces, are members of the opposition People's Democratic Party , or HDP , a pro-Kurdish party. The interior ministry said the governors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van - appointed by the government - wo...

Barr Appoints New Bureau Of Prisons Leadership As DOJ Probes Epstein's Death Barr Appoints New Bureau Of Prisons Leadership As DOJ Probes Epstein's Death

Epstein had been on suicide watch at the jail but was taken off prior to his death, a source who was not authorized to speak on the matter previously told Reuters. Her appointment comes nine days after Epstein, a financier who circulated in powerfu...

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