Sunday September 27-th, 2020

Drone finds Chinese fugitive living in cave after 17 years Drone finds Chinese fugitive living in cave after 17 years

Song's trail, however, ran cold and he disappeared despite the efforts of the Yongshan police in southwest China's Yunnan province to track him down. Police said Song had used plastic bottles to fetch water from a nearby river. They said Song h...

Finnish PM warns time is short for a new Brexit deal Finnish PM warns time is short for a new Brexit deal

Asked if he would resign to avoid having to ask for a delay, Mr Johnson said: "No, I have undertaken to lead the party and my country at a hard time and I am going to continue to do that". If Boris Johnson loses such a no confidence vote and cannot s...

U.S. Citizen in California Accused of Spying for Chinese Government U.S. Citizen in California Accused of Spying for Chinese Government

About a year ago, he bought "an expensive Tesla SUV, the nice one where the doors go up", Serrano said. 'According to the allegations, Peng conducted numerous dead drops here in the United States on behalf of Chinese intelligence officers and deliv...

Republican congressman will plead guilty in insider-trading case Republican congressman will plead guilty in insider-trading case

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) resigned from his congressional seat on September 30 one day before he was expected to plead guilty in an insider trading case. But he restarted his campaign a month later as Republican leaders were deliberating who...

US targets yacht and planes of Russian for election meddling US targets yacht and planes of Russian for election meddling

The sanctions marked the third time the United States had added Prigozhin's name to its list of foreign nationals formally barred from the U.S. financial system, a move which freezes him out of much of the global financial system as well. "Free and f...

Ukraine's Leader: We Can't be Ordered to Investigate Biden

Earlier, after House Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, the White House released a transcript of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky , in which Trump asked Zelensky about the possibility of re...

Australian PM confirms Trump asked for help investigating Mueller probe Australian PM confirms Trump asked for help investigating Mueller probe

President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow's interference in the 2016 US presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that pr...

20 kangaroos dead in Australian hit-and-run spree 20 kangaroos dead in Australian hit-and-run spree

WIRES volunteer Janine Green (right) is caring for the animals. Twenty kangaroos, including joeys, were killed and three remaining joeys are in veterinary care, said Janine Green , a volunteer with Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Serv...

Chirac gets full military honors as France bids him farewell Chirac gets full military honors as France bids him farewell

Former French President Jacques Chirac will be honoured with a national day of mourning and service in Paris that is expected to be attended by world leaders. Those assembled took pictures, shed tears and held signs reading, "Thank you for saying n...

UK To Quit EU On October 31, Says Finance Minister UK To Quit EU On October 31, Says Finance Minister

Treasury minister Simon Clarke dismissed it as a conspiracy theory "fit for the tin foil hat brigade". The United Kingdom can leave the European Union on October 31 without a deal despite a law which demands the prime minister ask for a Brex...

Collins Expected to Plead Guilty in Insider Trading Case Collins Expected to Plead Guilty in Insider Trading Case

Bloomberg and the New York Times reported on Monday that Collins, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump and the first congressional lawmaker to endorse his 2016 campaign, will change his plea to guilty during the hearing. Collins was at a ...

Taiwan shuts its schools and markets as Typhoon Mitag approaches Taiwan shuts its schools and markets as Typhoon Mitag approaches

The typhoon has a radius of 180 kilometers and is packing maximum sustained winds of 126 kph with gusts of up to 162 kph. Moreover, China also braces for Typhoon Mitag following updates of its landfall today. More than 150 flights and ferry servi...

Snowfall continues in Alberta and Saskatchewan after record-breaking weekend Snowfall continues in Alberta and Saskatchewan after record-breaking weekend

A snowfall warning has been issued for Calgary on Sunday morning as a storm is expected to continue through the day, resulting in accumulations between 15 to 25 centimetres in the city. Driving conditions are expected to be poor through Monday, says ...

Taiwan joins global protest in support of Hong Kong Taiwan joins global protest in support of Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters are angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in their city's affairs despite a promise of autonomy when British rule ended in 1997. Lin Fei-fan, Lii Wen, and other DPP members at the solidarity rally today....

Lindsey Graham decries whistleblower complaint as 'all hearsay' Lindsey Graham decries whistleblower complaint as 'all hearsay'

Page Six implies "Jared" is White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner. "They don't love Donald Trump and the way he does business, they like what he does, but they believe he is being persecuted, they believe everybody is out to get him and I belie...

China Doubles Troop Presence in Hong Kong as Protests Turn Violent China Doubles Troop Presence in Hong Kong as Protests Turn Violent

Thousands rallied in Sydney and Taipei to support Hong Kong democracy protesters Sunday, kicking off a day of planned "anti-totalitarianism" demonstrations globally. The trigger for the protests was a planned legislation, now withdrawn, that would ...

US House impeachment inquiry to intensify as Trump remains defiant US House impeachment inquiry to intensify as Trump remains defiant

The whistle blower has not been publicly identified. It bore NO relationship to what I said on the call. Continuing his verbal rant against opponents, Trump said that not only does he want to meet his accuser, "who presented SECOND & THIRD HAND INF...

Trump impeachment: Whistleblower 'endangered' by Trump criticism Trump impeachment: Whistleblower 'endangered' by Trump criticism

Polls suggest public support is growing for the impeachment inquiry , with a new CBS survey showing 55 per cent of Americans - and nine in 10 Democrats - approve. "We are an independent country", Zelensky said. He said he wanted to meet "my accu...

India counters Pakistan’s remarks on Kashmir at Commonwealth meeting, calls it propaganda India counters Pakistan’s remarks on Kashmir at Commonwealth meeting, calls it propaganda

Pakistan claimed that Indian troops have targeted civilians and resorted to unprovoked firing at the LoC - the de facto border between the two nuclear armed nations. Angreza Bi was directly rushed to Rajouri hospital. Meanwhile, BMO Mendhar Dr Per...

Prince Harry to meet Angola's President Joao Lourenco Prince Harry to meet Angola's President Joao Lourenco

Prince Harry walked through a partially-cleared minefield in Angola on Friday, 22 years after his mother Diana, Princess of Wales , did the same. After visiting the local landmines, the Duke of Sussex scheduled to meet with President Joao Lour...

British PM Johnson denies groping allegations as party conference opens British PM Johnson denies groping allegations as party conference opens

Labour's shadow secretary for women and equalities Dawn Butler said it was a "shocking but sadly all-too-familiar story". Johnson has vowed that Britain will leave the European Union on the scheduled date of October 31, with or without a divorce de...

Fugitive on run for 17 years found living in cave

Such was the remoteness of the location, Jiang had gone years without speaking to anyone and apparently found it hard to interact with the police when they turned up at his cave. After more than an hour of hiking, police found the hideout on a cl...

Fitch downgrades Saudi Arabia on rising geopolitical risk Fitch downgrades Saudi Arabia on rising geopolitical risk

The attack on oil facilities has heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. U.S. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the USA of initiating a cyber war with Tehran and asserted that "any war the United States starts, it...

Hong Kong upholds ban on National Day march after violence Hong Kong upholds ban on National Day march after violence

Often, they answer their own question with a sheepish "No". "From this generation, I've learned the meaning of fraternity and solidarity". The rally was called to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2014 Umbrella Movement , in which protesters occup...

GOP congressman blasts as 'repugnant' Trump civil war tweet GOP congressman blasts as 'repugnant' Trump civil war tweet

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, a former congressman from Texas, tweeted: "When he calls 6 members of Congress - all women of color or Jewish - "savages, ' he wants you to think of them as less than human". "That's the unpardonable s...

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