Saturday September 19-th, 2020

Three hurt in knife attack at Paris police headquarters Three hurt in knife attack at Paris police headquarters

Lefebvre earlier told French channel BFM TV that one officer had been gravely injured. There is no indication of a motive yet. The attack took place around 1 p.m on the Ile de la Cite, an island in the centre of Paris, which houses the prefecture...

Bernie Sanders Hospitalized For Emergency Heart Procedure Following Arterial Blockage Bernie Sanders Hospitalized For Emergency Heart Procedure Following Arterial Blockage

The 78-year-old was in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Tuesday (local time) for 2020 presidential campaign events when he experienced discomfort and was taken to a hospital for evaluation where it was found that he had a blocked artery. I hope to see my frie...

A dramatic escalation of violence in Hong Kong A dramatic escalation of violence in Hong Kong

For almost four months, protesters have taken to the streets - at times reported to be in the millions. An 18-year-old protester was shot in the chest with a live bullet - one of six live rounds fired by police. Roads to the centre were closed and ...

Christchurch Shooting Suspect Abandons Request To Move Trial Christchurch Shooting Suspect Abandons Request To Move Trial

While media could report that there was an application to move the trial away from Christchurch , the judge has barred any reporting of the arguments that would be put forward. Tarrant's next court appearance is scheduled for 12 December. As the h...

Pompeo says 'I was on' call with Ukraine Pompeo says 'I was on' call with Ukraine

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a news conference in Rome, Oct. 2, 2019. The secretary is on a weeklong European trip that includes stops at the Vatican as well as in Montenegro, North Macedonia and Greece. As vice president, Joe Biden rep...

Hong Kong protester shot by police charged with assault, rioting Hong Kong protester shot by police charged with assault, rioting

The shooting occurred during widespread violence across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory that marred China's National Day celebrations and has deepened anger against police, who have been accused of being heavy-handed against protesters.

Fired Virginia teacher who wouldn't use trans student's pronouns sues Fired Virginia teacher who wouldn't use trans student's pronouns sues

According to WTVR , the West Point school board unanimously chose to terminate Vlaming when a 9th-grade student transitioned to male and requested to be referred to as " he " or "him". "By failing to follow the directive he was therefore discrimina...

Moby aided Congress' investigation into Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank Moby aided Congress' investigation into Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank

Moby is a friend of Californian congressman Adam Schiff, a regular at Moby's vegan restaurant and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who is leading the investigation into Trump and Deutsche Bank. Broeksmit's exploits and existential sadnes...

"BULLS**T": Trump Attacks Democrats Over Impeachment Storm

Trump - accused of leaning on Ukraine's president to dig up dirt on one of his main 2020 election rivals - resorted to coarse language in his broadsides against the investigation and his adversaries conducting it. Trump is alleged to have suggested...

Chancellor of the Exchequer insists United Kingdom leaves the European Union on October 31 Chancellor of the Exchequer insists United Kingdom leaves the European Union on October 31

It is not ideal but it is appropriate that we leave on the 31st", Javid said. Ahead of his speech on Monday, Javid revealed new government plans to improve connectivity across the United Kingdom through a series of significant spending sprees.

Gunman killed, officers injured in police shootout in Australia Gunman killed, officers injured in police shootout in Australia

Police returned fire and the man suffered a fatal injury. "This is a very unusual event and his criminality was extreme", Deputy Commissioner Loy told 2GB on Thursday. 'This is unfolding in front of my eyes... oh my God, oh my God, ' the woman film...

CPEC, manifestation of Sino-Pakistan friendship: PM CPEC, manifestation of Sino-Pakistan friendship: PM

India has claimed all of PoK since the Instrument of Accession (through which the erstwhile princely State of Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India) was signed in 1947. Shriver was responding to a question on China's support to Pakistan on the issue o...

Madras: PM Modi to address students at convocation ceremony Madras: PM Modi to address students at convocation ceremony

Modi was in Chennai on September 30 , to take part in the India-Singapore Hackathon 2019 and delivered a speech in which he praised Tamil language, its heritage and Chennai's culture. "When I was speaking in the USA, I said Tamil was a very old l...

Global trade may slow to weakest growth since Great Recession — WTO Global trade may slow to weakest growth since Great Recession — WTO

WTO director-general Roberto Azevêdo said businesses are delaying investments and hiring amid the uncertainty, squeezing growth and putting at risk better living standards. Macroeconomic risks are firmly tilted to the downside. The World Trade Org...

Jury convicts ex-police officer who fatally shot neighbor Jury convicts ex-police officer who fatally shot neighbor

The jury was instructed to find whether Guyger is guilty of murder, which carries a sentence of up to life in prison. After a long shift at work and still in uniform, Guyger walked up to Jean's apartment - which was on the fourth floor, directly abov...

Enormous Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica in Long-Expected Event Enormous Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica in Long-Expected Event

This part of the iceberg shelf was first spotted by researchers in 2002 and those monitoring it have been anticipating the calving for years. Helen Amanda Fricker , from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the USA, said scientists fir...

New Parliament elects Indonesia’s first female House speaker New Parliament elects Indonesia’s first female House speaker

Clashes between students and riot police broke out in the evening when police tried to disperse the student demonstrators, who attempted to reach parliament. At least three people, including two students in Kendari city on Sulawesi island, have died ...

Khashoggi remembered outside Saudi consulate where he died Khashoggi remembered outside Saudi consulate where he died

Khashoggi's fiancee, Hatice Cengiz said she waited for Jamal to come out of the consulate building a year ago. The New York-based watchdog criticised recent comments by the kingdom's de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in which he acc...

Trump lashes out in anger as Democrats warn of legal action Trump lashes out in anger as Democrats warn of legal action

The US President has already slammed the impeachment inquiry as a "hoax" and a " coup " aimed to "take away the power of the people" as well as their "freedoms and their God-given rights as a citizen of The United States of America". Marie Yovanovi...

North Korea Confirms Successful Test of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile North Korea Confirms Successful Test of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

The US Department of State also issued a statement which called on North Korea to "refrain from provocations" and "abide by their obligations under UN Security Council Resolutions", which banned Pyongyang from conducting ballistic missile launches....

Iraq, Syria open major border crossing Iraq, Syria open major border crossing

Iraq and Syria border guards congratulate each other during the opening ceremony of the crossing in Anbar province on Monday. The Iraqi side of the border had seen the deployment in large numbers of Iran-allied Iraqi Shia militias known as the Popu...

Kevin McCarthy: I have signed a resolution to censure Adam Schiff Kevin McCarthy: I have signed a resolution to censure Adam Schiff

The attorney for the intelligence community whistleblower whose complaint fueled a House inquiry into impeaching President Donald Trump says he has "serious concerns" that Trump's comments had put his client in danger. The early account by the fu...

Vladimir Putin Critcises Greta Thunberg Following Her UN Speech Vladimir Putin Critcises Greta Thunberg Following Her UN Speech

Just don't tell anyone'. "You know, we have enough of our own problems", CNN quoted Putin as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) pose for a picture after a ...

President Trump slams Rep. Schiff, calls for his forced resignation

Spokespeople for the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, without commenting on the specifics of the Ukraine case, told CBS News it would generally be standard practice for the intelligence committees to tell a po...

Fatalities expected in CT plane crash involving WW II-era bomber Fatalities expected in CT plane crash involving WW II-era bomber

Some people on board suffered severe burns, Public Safety Commissioner James Rovella said at a news conference hours after the crash. In some cases victims has been badly burned, making it hard to identify them, officials said. Connecticut Governor...

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