Wednesday February 26-th, 2020

US, Taliban push for deal at Doha dialogue US, Taliban push for deal at Doha dialogue

USA and Taliban representatives held negotiations in Doha on Sunday, an American source close to the process said, as potentially decisive talks to enable Washington to draw down its military in Afghanistan stretched into the evening. Let me be clear...

Boris Johnson suspends parliament: Can Brexit still be stopped? Boris Johnson suspends parliament: Can Brexit still be stopped?

The decision was immediately decried by critics as a "constitutional outrage". Hundreds of people packed College Green outside Parliament, waving European Union flags and placards to express their anger, while 25 bishops from the Church of England...

Photos of Melania Trump Kissing Justin Trudeau at G7 Go Viral Photos of Melania Trump Kissing Justin Trudeau at G7 Go Viral

For the second evening, Melania stood out in a striking red dress with draped detail by Alexander McQueen. She loved your French wine. 'Could you confirm that there has been an agreement you and France on taxing digital firms?' a moderator asks...

Farmers' Almanac Predicts 'Frigid and Snowy' Winter for Montana Farmers' Almanac Predicts 'Frigid and Snowy' Winter for Montana

Last year, the Almanac predicted a "very long, cold, and snow-filled winter", which turned out to the the case for most of the country. If the Farmers Almanac prediction is accurate the answer is maybe. Ms. Duncan said the formula has changed sli...

Thai palace releases rare images of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s royal consort Thai palace releases rare images of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s royal consort

Thailand's palace website crashed Monday after it published unprecedented pictures of the king's consort in a fighter jet, wearing a crop top and dressed in combat fatigues with him and the royal poodle. The undated, action-packed photos show the fo...

Australia moves to stop foreign interference in universities Australia moves to stop foreign interference in universities

Australia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle in Australian universities. It follows significant cyber-attacks against a number of universities over the last 12 months, inc...

Conservation: Capturing baby African elephants for zoos and circuses is banned Conservation: Capturing baby African elephants for zoos and circuses is banned

Even that was shot down, largely by a partisan and puppet (African Elephant Coalition, specifically) crowd bereft of scientific evidence, just irrational and immoral pontifications. Those in favour of ending ivory trade argue that doing so will fuel ...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib's biggest 1MDB trial begins Malaysia ex-PM Najib's biggest 1MDB trial begins

In an interview with Al Jazeera, James Chin, director of the Asia Institute at the University of Tasmania, said Malaysians expect "a long, drawn-out" trial because of the complexity of the case. When reports surfaced in 2015 that huge sums linked t...

Resigning Scottish Conservative leader calls for respect to heal Brexit UK Resigning Scottish Conservative leader calls for respect to heal Brexit UK

She will remain a member of the Scottish parliament. Johnson has said the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union with or without a deal on October 31, and media have previously reported that he wants to suspend parliament to help force th...

2 girls killed, 10 hurt in crash with stolen police SUV 2 girls killed, 10 hurt in crash with stolen police SUV

The officer had not known about the stabbing and had no reason to suspect Walters might try to flee, said Riverside Police Chief Frank Robinson. Cellphone video showed a Riverside police officer attempting to arrest the suspect, who has not been id...

Tokyo remains the safest city in the world Tokyo remains the safest city in the world

While Singapore is the second safest city in the world, scoring 91.5 on the index, its regional neighbors scored poorly. The index ranks 60 cities across five continents. While European cities performed well in the area of health, they struggled wi...

New Space Command ‘central to American security’ New Space Command ‘central to American security’

Trump said the unified combatant command would soon be followed by the establishment of the Space Force . The renewed focus on space reflects concerns about the disruption of American satellites from Chinese or Russian weapons. Jones said even if...

Iran sets 2 conditions for talks with US Iran sets 2 conditions for talks with US

Trump said on Monday that he was ready to meet Iran's president Hassan Rouhani within weeks, in a potential breakthrough reached during a G7 summit in the French seaside resort of Biarritz. "The United States is engaged in economic war against ...

Iranian Rocket Launch Ends In Failure, Imagery Shows Iranian Rocket Launch Ends In Failure, Imagery Shows

The rocket is relatively small and can carry only small satellites into orbit. Aerial images of the space center provided to Fox News by Maxar's WorldView-2 satellite show gray and black plumes of smoke emanating from its launch pad. The official...

Boy, 17, admits murdering Calne schoolgirl Ellie Gould Boy, 17, admits murdering Calne schoolgirl Ellie Gould

The 17-year-old youth, who can not be named for legal reasons, admitted killing A-Level student Ellie Gould at Bristol Crown Court this morning. He pleaded guilty to murdering the schoolgirl at Bristol Crown Court in the United Kingdom and can now ...

Trump cancels Poland trip as hurricane heads to Florida

Florida residents on Thursday were bracing for a hurricane that was threatening to smack into the center of the state over the Labor Day weekend, and President Donald Trump said it appeared the storm's winds would be "unbelievably high".

Hugh Grant launches expletive-ridden rant against Boris Johnson Hugh Grant launches expletive-ridden rant against Boris Johnson

You will not destroy the freedoms my grandfather fought two world wars to defend. In response to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a Queen's Speech in the days leading up to the U.K.'s slated departure from the European Union, act...

Incredible Footage Has Emerged from the Stromboli Volcanic Eruption Incredible Footage Has Emerged from the Stromboli Volcanic Eruption

According to CNN , the explosion sent locals and tourists on the island running for cover as well as showers of rocks and ash rained down on the surrounding area. Intervention by firefighters for widespread vegetation fires, teams on motorboats and ...

Student (23) broke 110 bones in 80ft plunge while doing 'extreme yoga' Student (23) broke 110 bones in 80ft plunge while doing 'extreme yoga'

The college student had reportedly performed similar death-defying poses on the the guardrail before but almost died after falling and suffering fractures to her legs, arms, hip and head. Neighbors told El Imparcialthat they'd seen her doing risky st...

In meeting Trump, PM Modi States India-Pak issues bilaterally In meeting Trump, PM Modi States India-Pak issues bilaterally

With Trump backtracking from his offer to mediate the Kashmir issue , Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has turned belligerent. Trump said- I had a talk with Prime Minister Modi on Kashmir last night. There was a moment of levity when Modi, ...

Deutsche Bank says it has Trump-linked tax returns Deutsche Bank says it has Trump-linked tax returns

The appeals court has yet to rule whether or not it will enforce the subpoena. Jay Sekulow, who serves as the president's personal attorney, said Trump's legal team will continue pursuing the case in court. Trump, his children Donald Jr., Eric and ...

Big brother in your doorbell in Little Rock, other Arkansas cities Big brother in your doorbell in Little Rock, other Arkansas cities

In a new report, The Washington Post revealed that video-sharing programs between the Amazon-owned company, Ring - purveyors of popular home security equipment - number 400, which almost doubles previous estimates. Others commented on Ring Door...

Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew should 'come clean' Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew should 'come clean'

At least one camera in the hallway outside the cell where authorities say registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself earlier this month had footage that is unusable , although other, clearer footage was captured in the area, accordin...

Man wins lottery jackpot, but kept it a secret for 10 months Man wins lottery jackpot, but kept it a secret for 10 months

When he first called his wife with the news , he didn't tell her that he'd won the big prize. Truong bought the winning ticket at Pure Casino Yellowhead, in the area of 124 Avenue and 153 Street. "I'm still young, I'm still strong". "I'll take a...

Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Story About Trump’s Deutsche Bank Loans and Apologizes Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Story About Trump’s Deutsche Bank Loans and Apologizes

I was wrong to do so". "The totally inaccurate reporting by Lawrence O'Donnell, for which he has been forced by NBC to apologize, is NO DIFFERENT than the terrible, corrupt and fraudulent Fake News that I (and many millions of GREAT supporters) h...

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