Friday July 10-th, 2020

Former officer convicted of murder in wrong-apartment killing of innocent man Former officer convicted of murder in wrong-apartment killing of innocent man

Botham Jean's mother, Allison Jean, rejoices in the courtroom after fired Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder . Amber Guyger , 31, argued she killed Botham Jean , 26, after mistakenly thinking she was in her ow...

Boeing did not include 'key safeguards' on 737 MAX, report shows Boeing did not include 'key safeguards' on 737 MAX, report shows

The entire fleet of Boeing 737 Max aircraft were grounded worldwide after the two tragedies and an investigation determined that a design flaw involving a piece of automated software known as the Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS)...

Iran court sentences brother of president Rouhani to five years in prison Iran court sentences brother of president Rouhani to five years in prison

The individual sentenced to death has appealed the decision to Iran's court, though it remains unclear if Tehran will stay the execution. The other two men, identified as Ali Nefriyeh and Mohammad Ali Babapour, received final 10-year sentences for ...

Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees in Yemen Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees in Yemen

The U.N. helped broker that peace deal between the warring sides late a year ago. Each side had agreed to release at least 7,000 prisoners, but implementation has stalled. A Saudi-led coalition intervened in the conflict in 2015 and has since waged w...

Drone finds fugitive living in cave after 17 years on the run Drone finds fugitive living in cave after 17 years on the run

The shelter is said to be so small one could not stand upright once inside. Song drank water from a nearby river and lit fires with tree branches, the state media report said. Song's trail, however, ran cold and he disappeared despite the effor...

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump merits 'a thousand impeachments' Venezuela's Maduro says Trump merits 'a thousand impeachments'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday scoffed at sanctions imposed by the European Union and accused Brussels of doing US President Donald Trump's bidding. Venezuela earlier launched a sovereign digital currency that was backed by the co...

'High probability' Lorenzo will track close to or over Ireland 'High probability' Lorenzo will track close to or over Ireland

There's still uncertainty surrounding the exact track of the hurricane, but by the time it reaches us, it's predicted to have weakened to a tropical storm. "We should know whether it will track slightly to the south west or down across Connacht and a...

Decoupling of US-China links harmful Decoupling of US-China links harmful

The transfer can be a part of a broader effort to restrict USA funding in Chinese language corporations, two sources briefed on the matter informed Reuters final week, in what can be a radical escalation of U.S. On Sunday, China said that it would ...

North Korea and United States to resume nuclear talks Saturday North Korea and United States to resume nuclear talks Saturday

At the United Nations General Assembly meeting last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the USA has not been able to have any working-level meetings with North Korea , but added that he's "hopeful" there will be by the end of September.

Nine people are injured in 'violent incident' at shopping mall in Finland Nine people are injured in 'violent incident' at shopping mall in Finland

One person, identified as a male Finnish citizen, was taken into custody. Finland has a history of school shootings and police frequently respond to threats. Police attend the scene of a violent incident at the Hermanni shopping center in Kuopi...

China’s Communist Party shows military might in 70th anniversary parade China’s Communist Party shows military might in 70th anniversary parade

Unverified video footage of the incident appears to show half a dozen police officers in a confrontation with a group of a dozen masked protesters wielding umbrellas and metal poles. Beijing insists all are homegrown, and though China is believed to ...

Trump sought Australian help in finding dirt Trump sought Australian help in finding dirt

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said Trump's call to Australia's Prime Minister was not a big deal. On Monday evening, a spokesman for Mr. The New York Times reported on Monday that Trump had urged Morrison to help Barr in the Du...

Several injured in violent incident at Kuopio college Several injured in violent incident at Kuopio college

Two people sustained serious wounds, local police said on Twitter. Savo Vocational College is located adjacent to Herman Shopping Centre, some four kilometres south of downtown Kuopio. Prime Minister Antti Rinne said the violence at the college was...

Struck by lightning, runner dies as he neared end of 50K race Struck by lightning, runner dies as he neared end of 50K race

Robinson said that Stanley's wife was presented the medal he would have received. My heart hurts and I feel sick to my stomach, ' Ashley shared on Facebook. The couple had three children, the oldest aged six, and Ms Robinson said they are "devastat...

Prince Harry pays tribute to British soldier who died in Malawi Prince Harry pays tribute to British soldier who died in Malawi

Prince Harry is on a three-day visit to Malawi and during a tour to Liwonde National Park, he unveiled a plaque and laid a wreath at the spot where Talbot was killed. Prince Harry is in Malawi as part of his 10-day tour of Africa. But we can not aff...

Injuries Reported After Bridge Collapses in Taiwan Injuries Reported After Bridge Collapses in Taiwan

The bridge carries traffic over the busy fishing port. An oil tank truck was on the bridge when it collapsed, and it ignited after falling into the waterway, spewing smoke into the air. Taiwan has a huge fishing industry and many of those who work on...

Customs posts proposed by United Kingdom as alternative to backstop Customs posts proposed by United Kingdom as alternative to backstop

NI and IRE deserves better! He said the United Kingdom side had made some "pretty big moves" towards a deal but it was up to Brussels to respond to find the right "landing zone". DUP leader Arlene Foster, who said on Sunday she would look at the pr...

Hillary Clinton says Trump's behavior was 'embarrassing, if not illegal and impeachable' Hillary Clinton says Trump's behavior was 'embarrassing, if not illegal and impeachable'

Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight, and in a preview released by CBS , the former Secretary of State reacted to one of the many pieces of breaking news today. "Because you've got a preside...

Aussie PM confirms Trump asked to probe Mueller Aussie PM confirms Trump asked to probe Mueller

Barr's personal involvement is likely to stoke further criticism from Democrats pursuing impeachment that he is helping the Trump administration use executive branch powers to augment investigations aimed primarily at the president's adversaries.

U.S. House impeachment inquiry to intensify; Trump remains defiant U.S. House impeachment inquiry to intensify; Trump remains defiant

Elijah Cummings, Adam Schiff , and Eliot Engel wrote in a letter to Giuliani Monday. On Wednesday, three House committees - Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight - are due to get a deposition from former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yo...

North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons -ex-Trump adviser Bolton North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons -ex-Trump adviser Bolton

At a think-tank conference on North Korea, Mr Bolton said he could now "speak in unvarnished terms" about the "grave threat" posed by the regime of Kim Jong Un , who has courted Mr Trump . "We believe there are opportunities to engage in conversa...

Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist's murder Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist's murder

He said that the September 14 attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which his country and the USA blamed on Iran, had been senseless. Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an interview with US broadcaster CB...

Hero Pit Bull Dies Protecting Kids From Venomous Snake Hero Pit Bull Dies Protecting Kids From Venomous Snake

Upon further inspection, the family realized the snake had bit Zeus at least four times before the pooch bit off and swallowed its head. The family rushed Zeus to a nearby animal hospital for treatment, but he died the next day . Richardson says Z...

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...

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