Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Vladimir Putin climbs mountain and picks mushrooms on Siberian birthday trip Vladimir Putin climbs mountain and picks mushrooms on Siberian birthday trip

Russia's nature-loving president has visited the Tuva region that borders Mongolia several times in the past few years, walking up the mountains, fishing and swimming in the area's pristine rivers and lakes. Thee exact location was not given but hi...

Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office in impeachment probe Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office in impeachment probe

Mark Zaid confirmed in an interview with ABC's This Week that the second official, also from the USA intelligence community, has been interviewed by the inspector general. Democrats have called several U.S. diplomats to Capitol Hill for closed-door t...

SD Fire Marshal: Practice Your Fire Escape Plans SD Fire Marshal: Practice Your Fire Escape Plans

Jeff Pfaff. This year's theme "Planning and Practicing Your Escape Plan"... He says fires can start anywhere in the home, so it's important to know more than one way to get outside. Like many say, it is your nose at night", said Sifert. Please cont...

Sri Lanka President Sirisena abandons re-election bid Sri Lanka President Sirisena abandons re-election bid

Our Hiru Staff Correspondent said that large crowds had gathered to welcome the Presidential Candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the Candidate from the New Democratic Front Sajith Premadasa. Sirisena, who held crucial...

American diplomat's wife flees United Kingdom amid probe into fatal traffic accident American diplomat's wife flees United Kingdom amid probe into fatal traffic accident

He said the police had "CCTV evidence" that the vehicle had left the air base and was "on the wrong side of the road" when it collided with Mr Dunn. (Supplied) UK Prime Minister has called on the wife of a U.S. "Which prompted the letter from me to...

A puppy trapped by Hurricane Dorian was found alive a month later A puppy trapped by Hurricane Dorian was found alive a month later

Members of Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Loxahatchee Groves discovered the dog Friday in Marsh Harbour using infrared detection from a drone, the organization's spokesman, Chase Scott, said. While rescuing Miracle, Big Dog also transported 1,200 pounds o...

Assistant principal allegedly had sex with student for months Assistant principal allegedly had sex with student for months

Cramer High School who has been jailed on a $1 million bond following six incidents where she allegedly had sex with a student, according to the Gaston Gazette . Details about the location of the encounters and whether the accuser is still a student...

15 people killed in Baghdad clashes between security forces and protesters 15 people killed in Baghdad clashes between security forces and protesters

Anti-government protesters set fires and close a street during a demonstration in Baghdad . Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan on Sunday said 104 people had been killed in the six days of unrest , including eight members of the security forc...

Terrifying Lightning Bolt Strikes Man Walking His Dogs in Texas Terrifying Lightning Bolt Strikes Man Walking His Dogs in Texas

Coreas is shown struck by a flash of lightning that sends him crashing to the ground. Surveillance cameras captured the moment a man was struck by lightning in Spring, Texas Thursday afternoon, October 3. "We rolled him over, and we were sweeping...

No-Deal Brexit Court Case: Theo Usherwood Explains The Verdict No-Deal Brexit Court Case: Theo Usherwood Explains The Verdict

He referred to promises made by the Prime Minister that he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than send a letter requesting an extension, and that the United Kingdom will leave on October 31 "do or die". Maugham said the court's decision meant there w...

Republicans silent over Trump's plea to China Republicans silent over Trump's plea to China

Stephanopoulos later asked, "We're not supposed to take the president at his word?" With little guidance from the White House, lawmakers have tried to say as little as possible, blame Democrats or express vague optimism about the investigative proces...

Kosovo voters flock to opposition parties, exit poll shows Kosovo voters flock to opposition parties, exit poll shows

The PDK, in power since 2007, conceded defeat with 21.35 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, the director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Serbian government, Marko Djuric, urged his fellow citizens to exercise their right to vote and stres...

Taliban meet US peace envoy for first time since talks collapsed Taliban meet US peace envoy for first time since talks collapsed

He stressed that any talks about peace should be conducted under the leadership and ownership of Afghans, and a ceasefire should follow . After nine rounds of talks between the U.S. If there is no clear victor with 51% of the vote, a second round ...

Two feared dead after County Wexford light aircraft crash Two feared dead after County Wexford light aircraft crash

A ground unit from Kilmore Quay Coast Guard was also deployed and assisted gardaí in cordoning off the scene until investigators arrived. Local independent councillor Ger Carthy, who is also a member of the emergency services, was at the scene of...

All six major federal party leaders square off in debate Monday evening All six major federal party leaders square off in debate Monday evening

This time, though, it's gone well beyond attack ads that tell us that Andrew Scheer's Conservatives will cost us and that Justin Trudeau is not as advertised. "Making them more accessible to Canadians and tourists is part of our plan to promote C...

Hong Kong subway disrupted after violent protests Hong Kong subway disrupted after violent protests

Hong Kong had been through a "very dark night" of "extreme violence", she said. The city's MTR network of subways and trains was entirely closed Saturday and partially reopened Sunday but was quickly targeted again by protesters. On Friday, a boy ...

Exit polls indicate Ennahda leading in Tunisia parliamentary election Exit polls indicate Ennahda leading in Tunisia parliamentary election

Public annoyance at years of ineffective coalitions has fuelled a sense of disillusionment eight years after a revolution that introduced democracy and inspired the "Arab Spring". "I came to vote out of duty, nothing more", said Abdeljlil Frihi, in h...

Eight killed, over 15 injured in attack near Rwanda tourist hub Eight killed, over 15 injured in attack near Rwanda tourist hub

The Congolese army announced last month it had shot dead FDLR commander Sylvestre Mudacumura who was wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crime charges. However, the hotels in the area are heavily guarded by the military and are unlike...

Paris attacker affected by radicalism Paris attacker affected by radicalism

He added that the young official who had shot Harpon had only been working at the headquarters for six days. A day prior to the killings , police across France went on a strike over concerns of increasing violence faced by officers. The suspect us...

Six elephants drown while trying to save baby from Thai waterfall Six elephants drown while trying to save baby from Thai waterfall

Two others were saved after they became stranded while apparently trying to rescue one of those that fell into the current. A family of six elephants tragically died when they desperately tried to save their young three-year-old baby who slipped an...

Special SC hearing on Monday over tree-cutting in Mumbai Special SC hearing on Monday over tree-cutting in Mumbai

Twenty-nine protesters were arrested last week on charges of obstructing and assaulting police personnel in the clearing zone. As many as 29 people have been arrested and many others have been reportedly detained for trying to prevent the trees fro...

Judge throws out Trump challenge to tax returns release Judge throws out Trump challenge to tax returns release

Lawyers for Trump have indicated they would appeal the ruling. Judge Victor Marrero ruled Monday that he can not endorse such a "categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity from judicial process". Lawyers did not immediately respon...

London police arrest 21 climate change protesters as mass action starts London police arrest 21 climate change protesters as mass action starts

A second group of protesters gradually formed on the square behind the museum, saying that those who remained on the street were determined to stay until they were arrested . Participant Brad Homewood told SBS News "we're very much like a smoke alar...

Russian journalist detained in Iran Russian journalist detained in Iran

Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia 's foreign ministry, said on Friday Iran's envoy was summoned to the ministry over the incident. Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry specified that the party that invited her was " private ", but no other info...

Unsettled Week Will Include Rain, Showers, Possible Storms Unsettled Week Will Include Rain, Showers, Possible Storms

Highs will only make it into the 60s today . It will be breezy with wind out of the south at 5 to 10 mph and gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. "This will clear and be followed by occasional blustery showers for Tuesday night and Wednesday".

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