Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Trudeau seeks to one-up Conservatives with plan on maternity, parental benefits Trudeau seeks to one-up Conservatives with plan on maternity, parental benefits

It goes one step further than the Conservative Party proposal to bring in a non-refundable tax credit for maternity or parental benefits. The Conservatives had already promised that if they form government, they'd address the fact that those bene...

Germany extends ban on Saudi arms sales Germany extends ban on Saudi arms sales

Calls have grown from within Chancellor Angela Merkel's party for the ban to be lifted after the drone strikes on Saudi oil installations, but the German leader on Tuesday said she saw "no need" for her government to reverse the policy at this poin...

Florida couple stopped for drunken bicycling has sex in patrol car: deputies Florida couple stopped for drunken bicycling has sex in patrol car: deputies

A Florida couple arrested for cycling under the influence didn't let that stop their plans for the evening, ripping off their clothes and having sex on the back seat of a police vehicle. Luckily, the deputy was able to catch him in a few seconds ...

DR Congo ex-minister to be questioned for 'embezzling Ebola funds' DR Congo ex-minister to be questioned for 'embezzling Ebola funds'

Police have alleged he was planning to flee the country and escape justice, something his lawyers denied. Ilunga, 59, was also questioned in August over the management of Ebola funds. As part of a campaign initiated in 2018, a number of 111,920 peo...

Ethiopia: Victims' lawyer seeks documents on Boeing 737 MAX crash Ethiopia: Victims' lawyer seeks documents on Boeing 737 MAX crash

The multi-agency panel is called the Joint Authorities Technical Review (JATR) and includes air safety regulators from Canada, China, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, the European Union, Brazil and the United States. The global task force formed ...

Meghan McCain Interrogates Kavanaugh Journalists About Meghan McCain Interrogates Kavanaugh Journalists About "New York Slimes" Op-Ed Blunder

After more sexual misconduct allegations against the newly-instated justice surfaced this week, Pressley says she plans to introduce a resolution on Tuesday that calls for an impeachment inquiry. This morning, Kelly and Pogrebin visited The View...

10-year-old girl dies of rare brain-eating amoeba 10-year-old girl dies of rare brain-eating amoeba

Lily Mae's symptoms began with a headache and fever then her condition quickly deteriorated. Since 1962, 145 known deaths from the amoeba Naegleria Fowleri have been recorded in the US. Lily was given an amoeba-fighting pill called Miltefo...

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

The unrest has battered Hong Kong's economy, which was already reeling from the U.S. The former British colony returned to China in 1997 under a "one country, two systems" formula that guarantees freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland - including a...

Saudi Arabia says drones attacked oil facilities Saudi Arabia says drones attacked oil facilities

Saudi Arabia has promised to fill in the cut in production with its reserves, but has not said how long it will take to fix the damage. Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said Aramco would have more information within 48 hours, and ...

Hong Kong protesters chant 'God Save the Queen' Hong Kong protesters chant 'God Save the Queen'

Some waved USA and British flags, while others carried posters reiterating their calls for democratic reforms. Protesters are expected to turn up early in the afternoon anyway. The pro-China demonstrators chanted "Support the police" and "China, ad...

NYT Finds New Allegation Of Sexual Misconduct Against Kavanaugh NYT Finds New Allegation Of Sexual Misconduct Against Kavanaugh

President Trump came to the defense of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new allegation of sexual misconduct surfaced against the Supreme Court justice - and suggested the Justice Department should "come to his rescue". Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermo...

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament

But the Inner House of the Court of Session in Edinburgh ruled that Mr Johnson's decision was unlawful because "it was motivated by the improper objective of stymying Parliament". Launching the legal challenge to Johnson's decision - by a mixture of ...

Three killed in Italy at 'boat speed record' event Three killed in Italy at 'boat speed record' event

The team wanted to break their own speed record for the trip from Monaco to Venice by boat, but their boat hit a dam shortly before arriving in the Italian city. An attempt by a racing boat off the coast of Venice , has three people in fatal. Th...

Missing mother of 4 found dead, her kids are still missing Missing mother of 4 found dead, her kids are still missing

Jones was arrested by Brantley County authorities on charges of driving with a suspended/revoked license, weaving over a roadway and being a fugitive of justice. Anyone with information about the case can call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 37...

Farooq Abdullah booked under Public Safety Act Farooq Abdullah booked under Public Safety Act

MDMK leader Vaiko has said that he was forced to move a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court for his friend of 40 years, Farooq Abdullah , as there was no response from the Centre to his letter requesting his release. The detained person ...

Solomon Islands: Government Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Taiwan Solomon Islands: Government Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Taiwan

There was no immediate confirmation from the Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands is the sixth country Taiwan will lose as a diplomatic ally since Tsai came to office in 2016 - following Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Pa...

Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties

Solomon Islands student studying in Taiwan are shocked at the sudden bilateral switch saying, this decision comes at the expense of their future. China claims Taiwan as its territory and says it has no right to formal ties with any nation.

New York subpoenas Trump's taxes New York subpoenas Trump's taxes

The prosecutors have been investigating hush-money payments to adult film actress Stormy Daniels made by Michael Cohen , Trump's former personal lawyer. House Democrats' efforts to subpoena Trump's tax returns is one of many Trump subpoenas to be ...

Preserved fetal remains found at doctor's house Preserved fetal remains found at doctor's house

Instead, he let her go home with her parents, who knew of the rape and refused to prosecute. His medical license was suspended in 2015 after he was accused of failing to report an abortion on a 13-year-old girl. The charge was eventually dismis...

'Building is gone': Propane blast kills firefighter, hurts 6 'Building is gone': Propane blast kills firefighter, hurts 6

News Center Maine reported that the blasted took place sometime around 8:30 a.m.at the LEAP learning facility on Farmington Falls Road. The smell of gas was detected and the building evacuated before most workers had arrived for the day, he sa...

Family releases name of Australian woman detained in Iran Family releases name of Australian woman detained in Iran

In a statement issued via the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Dr Moore-Gilbert's family thanked the Government and the University of Melbourne for their "ongoing support at this distressing and sensitive time". "I know I join othe...

California woman swallows engagement ring in sleep-eating episode California woman swallows engagement ring in sleep-eating episode

At the hospital she says they struggled to explain the unusual incident because of how amusing and unbelievable it was. A dream became reality for a San Diego woman, but not in a good way. Evans explained that she was relieved when doctors said tha...

Calls Mount to Impeach Justice Kavanaugh After NYT Report on Sexual Misconduct Calls Mount to Impeach Justice Kavanaugh After NYT Report on Sexual Misconduct

The letter goes on to say the individual is "a Yale College classmate of Kavanaugh and Ramirez with information relevant to Ramirez's allegations". The Times reported on an allegation that Kavanaugh exposed himself at a Yale University party ...

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

In a September 16 statement, James said the bankruptcy filing, made just two days after her office made the revelation, shouldn't have come as a shock. Paul Hanley Jr., co-lead counsel for the multi-district litigation against opioid manufacturers, ...

Emergency executive order issued in NY to ban flavored e-cigarettes Emergency executive order issued in NY to ban flavored e-cigarettes

In announcing the action, Cuomo sharply criticized the flavors that are for sale, like bubble gum and cotton candy, as being "obviously targeted" to young people. Anyone experiencing symptoms who uses vape products should contact their healthcare p...

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