Tuesday July 7-th, 2020

Power utilities, troops begin massive post-Dorian cleanup in Maritimes Power utilities, troops begin massive post-Dorian cleanup in Maritimes

Before its landfall in Canada , Dorian's almost two-week path unleashed devastation in the Bahamas, where it flattened homes and swept away neighborhoods , leaving at least 43 people dead. "The damage is widespread, so you might have one area where...

Something is killing the dogs in Norway, but we don't know what Something is killing the dogs in Norway, but we don't know what

According to the outlet, most of the reported cases of the odd sickness have come from Norway's capital, Oslo, but 14 of the country's 18 counties have also reported cases. The cause is now unknown, including whether the illness is contagious, but of...

India locates missing Moon lander India locates missing Moon lander

ISRO had released a statement on Saturday, a few hours after Vikram lander lost contact , stating that the Orbiter would continue with its mission. The Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency reported on Monday that the lander was unbroken but w...

IDF strikes Hamas posts in Gaza Strip after rockets fired on Israel IDF strikes Hamas posts in Gaza Strip after rockets fired on Israel

There were no reported injuries. One of the rockets landed in an open area near Sderot, causing a fire to break out with minor damage. The rockets were launched on Friday night, just a few hours after two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead duri...

Verdicts reached in California warehouse fire that killed 36 Verdicts reached in California warehouse fire that killed 36

Both men pleaded guilty to 36 counts of manslaughter during the first criminal trial last summer, but a judge blocked the plea deal after families of the victims called the proposed sentences too lenient. Almena, 49, was the master tenant of the ware...

Sixteen bricks of cocaine wash up on Florida beach after Hurricane Dorian Sixteen bricks of cocaine wash up on Florida beach after Hurricane Dorian

Once the investigation is complete, the cocaine will be destroyed. Dorian spent much of Tuesday offshore Florida , parallel to the east coast, as a Category 2 hurricane. "I just want to set the record straight." . Police say more suspicious pa...

PM meeting with Vice President Mike Pence 5 September 2019

A Democratic Michigan senator wants more information from Vice President Pence about his stay at President Trump's golf club in Ireland - more than 180 miles from his Dublin sitdowns with the country's leaders. Vice President Pence and members ...

Police Chief Police Chief "Disappointed" After Officers Used As Backdrop For Boris Johnson Speech

Chief constable John Robins issued a statement saying he was "disappointed" that what had been planned as the launch of a police recruitment campaign by the Prime Minister should have diverted into politics. Burns-Williamson said he had expressed h...

Taliban talks peace with USA, but keeps waging war in Afghanistan Taliban talks peace with USA, but keeps waging war in Afghanistan

In a letter to Mr. Khalilzad, which was later released to the press, Congressman Eliot Engel, who is Chairman of House Committee on Foreign Affairs, called on the State Department to stop stonewalling and to send the special representative to testify...

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight over stalled union contract negotiations American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight over stalled union contract negotiations

Attorney's Office. While still on the runway, the pilots were alerted something was wrong with the plane, aborted takeoff and returned back to the gate. This June, American had a 4 percent flight-cancellation rate - the highest among USA carriers, ...

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

Schultz, in a letter posted to howardschultz.com , cited general voter apathy, institutional roadblocks to an independent candidacy and back woes among the reasons for not seeking the presidency. Schultz had planned to spend roughly $100 million. He...

Minnesota woman killed by black bear on Canadian island Minnesota woman killed by black bear on Canadian island

The dogs, one of them injured, eventually returned to the cabin, but the woman didn't. A United States woman has been killed in a rare black bear attack on a secluded private island in Canada. "The family is, of course, very devastated". Police...

A miracle! Woman gives birth to twins at 74 A miracle! Woman gives birth to twins at 74

Guinness World Records reported that Carmela Bousada holds the "Oldest person to give birth" title. Mangayamma told the Times of India that the birth lifted a heavy burden. She conceived on her first round of IVF and was closely monitored through ...

Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir Pakistan vows 'fullest possible response' to India over Kashmir

In another setback for Pakistan, visiting UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan has said that Kashmir is not an issue concerning Muslim Ummah (community) but rather a dispute between Islamabad and New Delhi .

Robert Anthony Camou charged in disappearance of girlfriend Amanda Custer Robert Anthony Camou charged in disappearance of girlfriend Amanda Custer

Authorities believe Custer, a single mother, was killed on or around July 29. Camou was reportedly out on bail for a domestic violence charge against Custer at the time . On April 22, prosecutors said Camou beat and strangled Custer, while also thr...

President Mnangagwa mourns Robert Mugabe President Mnangagwa mourns Robert Mugabe

His contribution to the history of Zimbabwe and the continent will never be forgotten, he added. Zimbabwe's education secretary Fadzayi Mahere tweeted: "Rest In Peace, Robert Mugabe". Mugabe was born near the town of Kutama on February 21, 1924, wh...

United Kingdom pound struggles in 'uncharted waters' as Brexit chaos worsens United Kingdom pound struggles in 'uncharted waters' as Brexit chaos worsens

The Labour leadership is minded to support a general election: but only if it can find a parliamentary mechanism for ensuring that Johnson cannot use it as a way of securing a no-deal Brexit. British lawmakers kicked off an emergency debate on Tuesda...

Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan architect quits Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan architect quits

Greenblatt, formerly a top legal adviser to the Trump Organization, is among 4 officials who know the full details of the plan, the others being the United States ambassador to Israel David Friedman, the president's son-in-law and White House advis...

Pence tiptoes past Brexit tumult for an oh-so-chipper chat Pence tiptoes past Brexit tumult for an oh-so-chipper chat

The vice president stayed at the Trump International Golf Links & Hotel in Doonbeg when he visited Ireland this week. But Lord's criticism of the USA vice president was the harshest. "I write with concern that, at President Trump's 'suggestion,...

Scientists have presented a Scientists have presented a "viable theory" that explains the Loch Ness Monster

Researchers from New Zealand are trying to catalogue all living species in the Scottish loch by extracting DNA from water samples. However, Gemmell added: "We don't know if the eel DNA we are detecting is very big, from a gigantic eel, or jus...

Israel claims to uncover Hezbollah missile plant in Lebanon Israel claims to uncover Hezbollah missile plant in Lebanon

But it says it possesses such weapons, which could be used to home in on and knock out key Israeli infrastructure. Israeli officials refuted claims of casualties. For his part, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a cabinet meet...

Boris Johnson calls on MPs to back his general election plans Boris Johnson calls on MPs to back his general election plans

Now, if every opposition and independent member of Parliament in the 650-strong House of Commons were to oppose Johnson on any piece of Brexit legislation, he would be defeated by 43 votes. Jeremy Corbyn refused to back an early general election. ...

Pence stays at Trump's Doonbeg resort hours away from official meetings Pence stays at Trump's Doonbeg resort hours away from official meetings

California Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu on Twitter accused Pence of "funneling taxpayer money" to Trump by staying at the hotel. Pence's wife, sister and mother traveled with him to Doonbeg, as Pence's great-grandmother is from the town.

China lodges case against U.S. with WTO over import duties China lodges case against U.S. with WTO over import duties

The US began imposing 15 per cent tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods on Sunday and China began imposing new duties on US crude oil, the latest escalation in their trade war . Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Technology Association, sai...

Pakistan ranked least competitive global tourist destination Pakistan ranked least competitive global tourist destination

Slovenia fared the best in environmental sustainability, placing 8th, while standing in 15th place in terms of security. India ranked at the 65th position in WEF survey in 2013, 52nd in 2015, 40th in 2017 and now 34th in 2019. These were then divid...

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