Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

Syrian govt to let civilians leave rebel-held Idlib Syrian govt to let civilians leave rebel-held Idlib

The Observatory said 21 anti-government fighters including 18 jihadists were killed in Wednesday's clashes, along with 10 government or loyalist fighters. Turkish and Russian sources spoke about talks to keep the No. 9 Morek observation post in Idlib...

Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair

He made a decision to take the latter punishment "under great duress", as the student had never before been disciplined at school, and didn't want to "have a first time suspension on his school record and be kicked out of track", the lawsuit said.

Two More US Troops Die in Afghanistan in Deadliest Year Since 2014 Two More US Troops Die in Afghanistan in Deadliest Year Since 2014

Meanwhile, the NATO-led Resolute Mission in Afghanistan has only confirmed the killing of two USA service members. The attack came as the USA resumed the 9th round of talks with the Taliban in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday. President Donald Trump said...

Israel, South Korea announce free trade deal Israel, South Korea announce free trade deal

It was not clear when the agreement would enter into force. One diplomatic official said that this attitude began to change when Israeli trade ties began flourishing over the last decade with China and Japan, and when it became an open secret that ...

German eight-year-old takes 140km/h joyride on motorway German eight-year-old takes 140km/h joyride on motorway

He managed to get onto the autobahn, Germany's federally controlled-access highway system, and travelled about five miles toward Dortmund at speeds as fast at 87 mph before pulling over when he reportedly began to feel unwell. They said he burst into...

China condemns U.S. politicians’ support for Hong Kong protests China condemns U.S. politicians’ support for Hong Kong protests

The initial protest for the complete withdrawal of a controversial anti-extradition bill has since widened to calls for electoral reforms and an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality. At the Hong Kong airport, days of sit-ins swelled to...

Larry Ray Swearingen slated to be executed Wednesday night Larry Ray Swearingen slated to be executed Wednesday night

It was the 12th execution this year in the United States, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, which said all had occurred in five states across the USA south: Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Melissa Trotter", Blackburn ...

US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

Air Force, Navy and Marines. China said Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, that it will levy sanctions against US firms linked to plans for an USA dollars 8 billion sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan in a move that has further strained Sino-American relations....

Japan says gaps remain with US on trade after ‘very tough’ talks Japan says gaps remain with US on trade after ‘very tough’ talks

As separate trade talks with China and Europe have made little headway, Trump is keen to clinch an early deal with Japan that would open up its politically sensitive agriculture sector, as well as curbing Japan's US -bound auto exports. Based on the ...

Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 km/hour Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 km/hour

Japanese media said the train travelled for about 4km (2.5 miles) with the door open as it slowed to a stop - but no-one was near the open door. The problem was caused by a cleaner who forgot to close the car's device that manually opens and closes...

Tech giants like Google do not contribute to funding the common good Tech giants like Google do not contribute to funding the common good

The G7 is a group of industrialized nations that includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Macron has maintained a testy relationship with Putin over the last two years but has also insisted that link...

Dive Finds Titanic Pieces Are Now Gone Dive Finds Titanic Pieces Are Now Gone

Almost 13,125ft (4,000m) beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, salt corrosion and metal-eating bacteria have worn away parts of the liner's structure. "The most fascinating aspect was seeing how the Titanic is being consumed by the ocean and r...

Tennessee woman accused of scalding toddler's feet with hot water

According to the Rhea County Sheriff's Department, they got a call from a hospital about scalding burns on a toddler that appeared to not be an accident. She was charged with aggravated child abuse and was being held in lieu of $150,000 bond. "Thi...

New Zealand speaker leads way in making parliament more parent-friendly New Zealand speaker leads way in making parliament more parent-friendly

Speaker Mr Mallard commented: 'Normally the Speaker's chair is only used by Presiding Officers but today a VIP took the chair with me. Tamati Coffey, a Labour representative for Waiariki, attended his first parliamentary debate after returning from...

Retired British Columbia fisherman nets $60-million lottery jackpot Retired British Columbia fisherman nets $60-million lottery jackpot

Katalinic said he was in disbelief when his ticket was scanned. I was so excited. When he got home, he celebrated. Katalinic says the first person he told was his daughter who told his son-in-law and then his youngest daughter. He was asked why h...

Caregiver charged with burning feet of 2 year old Caregiver charged with burning feet of 2 year old

The toddler's mother, Brittany Smith, sold ABC2 news that Vaughn was looking after the child when she called her in a panic, saying that Kaylee had been burned. Little asked supporters to donate money to help her son and daughter-in-law during this "...

Huawei used code names and secret subsidiaries Huawei used code names and secret subsidiaries

In court filings that argue for a judge to compel Crown and other government agencies to disclose additional evidence she could use to fight a USA extradition request, Meng's defence team alleges that Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), RCMP, and U...

China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says

The risk is compounded by the fact that numerous United States and allied operating bases in the Indo-Pacific that are exposed to possible Chinese missile attack lack hardened infrastructure, while "forward-deployed munitions and supplies are not set...

Trump administration to appeal ruling blocking price disclosure for drug ads

The sweeping regulations would allow longer detention periods, revise minimum standards of care and end protections given to minor migrants under the Flores Settlement Agreement . "McAleenan said the new rule takes aim at a 2015 "reinterpretation of...

'Very Seriously' Looking at Ending 'Ridiculous' Anchor Baby Policy 'Very Seriously' Looking at Ending 'Ridiculous' Anchor Baby Policy

Trump spoke to reporters as he departed the White House for a speech in Louisville, Kentucky. "That is very seriously not how any of this works", the ACLU said in a tweet that included a post from Vox reporter Aaron Rupar on Trump's remarks.

Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Since the start of 2015, 77 American military service members have been killed in Afghanistan and another 454 have been wounded, according to the Defense Casualty Analysis System. "We have to have a presence, yes". He said the United States is "n...

Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use for two people in historic ruling Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use for two people in historic ruling

In the first ruling of its kind, the district court in Mexico City granted permission for the pair to "possess, transport and use cocaine"-but not sell it-following an injunction request by Mexico United Against Crime". The order by the judge to the ...

"Not Fair": Donald Trump Wants India To Help Fight Afghanistan Terrorists

Mr. Trump said that other nations now were making very less efforts against the terrorists in Afghanistan. The US president, who is keen to end the war, said the US has been fighting that war for a long time and it does not want to spend another 19...

Chidambaram faces arrest; SC gives no relief to ex-FM Chidambaram faces arrest; SC gives no relief to ex-FM

Chidambaram late yesterday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his application to seek exemption from arrest. The antecedents of the Petitioner are impeccable. Chidambaram submitted in h...

Cindy McCain Sees No Voice of Reason Anymore Cindy McCain Sees No Voice of Reason Anymore

To some, Republican Sen . That sentiment appeared to extend to one of the late senator's closest friends and colleagues , Sen. Each day, Cindy and his seven children (Douglas, Andrew and Sidney, from his first marriage, and Meghan, Jack, James ...

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