Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

Forecasts now show Hurricane Dorian shifting north, putting Georgia, Carolinas at risk Forecasts now show Hurricane Dorian shifting north, putting Georgia, Carolinas at risk

Tourists remaining in The Bahamas were sent to government shelters in schools, churches and other buildings that offered protection from the storm. On Friday, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis ordered emergency evacuations for residents from t...

UAE, Yemen: Abu Dhabi Confirms Airstrike on Forces Aligned With Yemeni Government UAE, Yemen: Abu Dhabi Confirms Airstrike on Forces Aligned With Yemeni Government

Hadi's government said the arrests were "politically motivated". The Islamic State group on Friday claimed an attack that killed three separatists in the southern Yemeni city of Aden . Considered as Yemen's temporary capital, Aden is where ...

3.7 million refugee children out of school 3.7 million refugee children out of school

It showed that 63 percent of refugee children enrolled in primary schools, compared to 91 percent of children globally. "Forced displacement is not just a humanitarian phenomenon; it's a global crisis that requires global strategic instruments to r...

Detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald dies Detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald dies

Another of Leavelle's daughters, Tanya Evers of San Antonio, told the Dallas Morning News that her father felt obligated, as he grew older, to dispel conspiracy theories around Kennedy's assassination and Oswald's subsequent death. Jim Leavelle wou...

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament set to spark Brexit protests Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament set to spark Brexit protests

Speaking from a stage near Downing Street, Ms Abbott told protesters: "We can not allow Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament and to shut down the voice of ordinary British people". Johnson has said he is ready to strike a deal as long as provisions ...

Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march Marchers, protesters gather for Boston 'Straight Pride' march

Police with batons and gas masks stood by in formation, ready to snuff out any trouble and engaged in the occasional scuffle with counter-protesters. "Seems more like a "I-Struggle-With-Masculinity" parade to me". "The Straight Pride Event will be he...

Arkansas 911 operator mocked and dismissed woman just before she drowned Arkansas 911 operator mocked and dismissed woman just before she drowned

At one point, Stevens asked, " When are they going to be here? " to which the dispatcher responded, " As soon as they get there ". Stevens says on the recording. Reneau's handling of the dying woman's call led to criticism and mistrust from ...

North Korea changes constitution to solidify Kim Jong Un’s rule North Korea changes constitution to solidify Kim Jong Un’s rule

In the previous parliamentary session held on April 11, North Korea replaced and promoted its top state officials and announced an amendment to its constitution . "He has become a de facto head of state". While the constitutional change is large...

Dorian continues to gather strength and is headed for Florida Dorian continues to gather strength and is headed for Florida

The Miami-based National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane watch for northwestern Bahamas on Friday and said the risk of "devastating hurricane-force winds along the Florida east coast late this weekend and early next week continues to increa...

Trump cancels trip to Poland as hurricane nears Trump cancels trip to Poland as hurricane nears

Trump said he spoke to Polish President Andrzej Duda and expressed his regrets. If, as expected, the storm reaches Category 4 over the weekend, its winds will blow at more than 210km/h. The National Hurricane Service is warning of an "increasing li...

Iran, Malaysia agree to form supreme council of ties: Zarif Iran, Malaysia agree to form supreme council of ties: Zarif

The report , which the newspaper claims is based on anonymous briefings from senior officials, also revealed that Iran is now trying to recover the database and to revive the military communication systems that were also taken offline during the att...

Gunman at large in hijacked mail truck, 'shooting at random people' Gunman at large in hijacked mail truck, 'shooting at random people'

The local CBS affiliate reports that Midland, Texas , officials believe there are two shooters who are firing from multiple vehicles. "At this time there are multiple gunshot victims", Odessa police confirmed in a Facebook post . "The suspect jus...

One dead, nine wounded in French knife attack One dead, nine wounded in French knife attack

Two French officials told the AP the attack did not appear to be terrorism-related, and the national anti-terrorism prosecutor's office had not yet been asked to participate in the investigation. The subway station in the Lyon suburb of Villeurbann...

Man Sentenced To Life For Stealing $50.75 Is Set To Walk Free Man Sentenced To Life For Stealing $50.75 Is Set To Walk Free

Donaldson Correctional Facility, just outside of Bessemer, Alabama . She argued that if her client had been sentenced today, he would have received a maximum sentence of about 20 years. However long he has left on this planet, I hope he's able to ...

London protest against United Kingdom parliament suspension London protest against United Kingdom parliament suspension

The prorogation of Parliament is set to begin as early as September 9th and no later than the 12th. This week the Queen approved Mr Johnson's plan to shut down the UK Parliament for several weeks ahead of the Brexit deadline . He wants the so-call...

Latest Trump tariffs could hit consumers with higher prices Latest Trump tariffs could hit consumers with higher prices

The Trump administration on Sunday is scheduled to begin collecting 15 per cent tariffs on more than US$125 billion (S$173 billion) in Chinese imports, including smart speakers, Bluetooth headphones and many types of footwear. There will be no grace ...

Increased American visa fees on Nigerians to remain for now Increased American visa fees on Nigerians to remain for now

The United States Mission in Nigeria, on Friday, said the visa issuance fee, or reciprocity fee, it imposed on all approved applications for non-immigrant visas still remain in force . "Both reciprocity and MRV fees are non-refundable, and their amou...

Iranian oil tanker no longer has Turkish destination Iranian oil tanker no longer has Turkish destination

The US treasury said the ship, which was earlier called the Grace 1, was carrying 2.1 million barrels of crude whose sale was ultimately to benefit the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF), "to fund the regime's malign ac...

Amit Shah Calls Devendra Fadnavis Over Rescue Ops At Factory After Blast Amit Shah Calls Devendra Fadnavis Over Rescue Ops At Factory After Blast

As per preliminary reports, the explosion occurred at inside a chemical company compound in Shirpur's Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation. Police said there could be more workers trapped in the factory , adding there were accounts that ...

US Vice President Pence to visit Ireland next week US Vice President Pence to visit Ireland next week

The president cancelled the visit in order to monitor the impact of Hurricane Dorian, which is set to hit Florida in the coming days. The report said that the meeting between Varadkar and Pence was originally scheduled for next Friday, but Pence's ...

Yemen blames UAE for strikes that killed troops Yemen blames UAE for strikes that killed troops

Though a coalition partner in the war against the Houthis, the UAE never threw its support fully behind President Hadi, allegedly over his ties to Yemen's Muslim Brotherhood, choosing instead to train and support the separatist militias. The ministry...

United States censures Colombian's call to return to arms United States censures Colombian's call to return to arms

Security sources said the force commanded by Marquez could reach 2,200 fighters. The peace agreement was signed in Cuba's capital following two years of negotiations with the government of then-President Juan Manuel Santos. Duque added that he ha...

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviews preparedness of security forces along LoC Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviews preparedness of security forces along LoC

He landed in Valley at about 11 am and went straight to the LoC. On Friday, the Army chief also visited the formations and units deployed along the LoC. Sources say that General may also hold a security review meeting in Srinagar HQs with the top...

North Korea berates Mike Pompeo, says hopes for talks fading North Korea berates Mike Pompeo, says hopes for talks fading

At the time of declaration of the results of the elections to renew the Supreme People's Assembly, whose actual role is to automatically endorse the decisions taken by Kim and North Korea's only political party, the leader was not named among the 6...

The Labor Day weekend forecast may start with rain The Labor Day weekend forecast may start with rain

Northeast wind at 2 to 5 miles per hour. More dry time than not is to be expected. Most of those two days will be dry with temperatures near or just above 80. Temperatures warm up to near seasonal highs today as they reach the middle 80s by this af...

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