Friday July 10-th, 2020

House Democrats subpoena Rick Perry in impeachment inquiry House Democrats subpoena Rick Perry in impeachment inquiry

The demand by the leaders of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight committees set a deadline of October 18 for Perry , who is now traveling in Iceland. Representatives of the Energy Department did not immediately reply to a request ...

Pound surges as hopes of Brexit deal rise Pound surges as hopes of Brexit deal rise

The currency was up by more than 1.6% against the dollar ( GBPUSD=X ) and came close to hitting $1.27 following statements from both European Council president Donald Tusk and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Varadkar and Johnson said tha...

Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses

The collapse dumped debris across the road and prompted evacuations at nearby buildings. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is in New Orleans urging people to stay away from the area of the collapse. WWL-TV aired and tweeted a viewer's dramat...

Summit To Have Summit To Have "Far Reaching Impact For Chinese People", Says Xi Jinping

Mr. Modi and Mr. Xi had also urged the special representatives of the two countries to "continue their efforts to arrive at a mutually-agreed framework for a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable settlement [of outstanding issues including on th...

European Union gives nod to new round of secret Brexit talks with UK European Union gives nod to new round of secret Brexit talks with UK

The UK is due to leave the European Union at 23:00 GMT on 31 October. The challenge of keeping this border invisible - something that has underpinned both the local economy and the region's peace deal - has dominated Brexit discussions for three ye...

Raise money for charity with Steam’s International Day of the Girl sale Raise money for charity with Steam’s International Day of the Girl sale

It recognises the achievements of girls in breaking stereotypes and barriers since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (UNFPA), a global commitment to achieving equality, development and peace for women worldwide.

Risk of extinction for two-thirds of birds in North America Risk of extinction for two-thirds of birds in North America

Loss of habitat or food, harsh weather conditions and rising sea levels are among the effects of climate change that would force ME birds to move farther north, reduce the size of their range and shrink their population, said Jeff Wells, vice presi...

Top Pompeo aide resigns, adding to tumult over Ukraine - 47abc Top Pompeo aide resigns, adding to tumult over Ukraine - 47abc

Michael McKinley, a profession diplomat, has served as Pompeo's policy adviser since Would possibly perhaps furthermore 2018 following earlier posts as ambassador to Brazil, Afghanistan, Columbia and Peru. The top USA diplomat brushed aside reports a...

4 dead, 3 injured Crown Heights shooting 4 dead, 3 injured Crown Heights shooting

Victims of the incident were transported to Kings County Hospital and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The remaining reside in different parts of Brooklyn. The gambling operation was unlicen...

White House Publishes Transcribed Xi Letter Pledging ‘Healthy, Steady China-US Relationship’ White House Publishes Transcribed Xi Letter Pledging ‘Healthy, Steady China-US Relationship’

As part of the deal, China would agree to some agricultural concessions and the US would provide some tariff relief. "We have made substantial progress in many fields". Washington says some must remain in place to ensure Chinese compliance. He...

Former Ukraine envoy testifies Trump pushed to oust her Former Ukraine envoy testifies Trump pushed to oust her

It had been unclear right up until Yovanovitch arrived whether she would appear because she still works for the State Department. One of the foreign-born businessmen arrested on Thursday, Parnas, sought the help of a USA congressman - identified ...

Ukraine president: 'No blackmail' in conversation with Trump Ukraine president: 'No blackmail' in conversation with Trump

The US House of Representatives is conducting an impeachment inquiry into Trump over alleged abuse of power during the July 25 call in which he asked Zelensky to conduct a probe of potential 2020 White House rival Joe Biden and his son, who serve...

Apple defends its fold on Hong Kong app as backlash mounts Apple defends its fold on Hong Kong app as backlash mounts

National and worldwide debates will outlive us all, and, while important, they do not govern the facts. Today I wrote to Tim Cook , CEO of Apple , to tell him his company's decision to remove HKmap live app from Appstore will cause problems f...

Xi, Modi meet to promote China-India mutual learning for shared prosperity Xi, Modi meet to promote China-India mutual learning for shared prosperity

The Indian Express newspaper quoted unnamed sources as saying Modi would urge Xi to be more "sensitive" to India's concerns, and to "explain to the Chinese president the reasons behind Delhi's decision on Kashmir". Of course, there has been no shor...

Power Out, Highways Closed: Blast of Early Winter Cripples Southern Manitoba Power Out, Highways Closed: Blast of Early Winter Cripples Southern Manitoba

One (0.3 meter) to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of snow was expected to accumulate with winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour (105 kph). Multiple power outages knocked out power to not only homes and businesses but also to traffic lights. Southern Manitoba wa...

Legendary space explorer Aleksei Leonov died at the age of 85

Leonov was also a celebrated artist who brought colored pencils to space to sketch the view of Earth. The mission is credited with kick-starting eventual worldwide cooperation aboard the global Space Station. "That worked, they opened it and drank ...

Invisible Ink Brings an A in Ninja History Class Invisible Ink Brings an A in Ninja History Class

Haga was asked to write about a visit to the Ninja Museum of Igaryu and when her professor told the class he would give high marks for creativity she settled on the novel technique. Once dry, her words could no longer be seen. According to The G...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Daughter of Briton jailed in Iran back in UK Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Daughter of Briton jailed in Iran back in UK

The mother-of-one is detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard at Imam Khomeini airport after a holiday visit to Iran where she showed her daughter Gabriella to her parents. I am delighted to welcome the newest member of my constituency to London...

NPR Poll: More Americans Trust Trump Administration Than Congress, The Media

A Quinnipiac University poll showed that 45 percent of registered voters favored impeaching Trump, while an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll reflected that 43 percent thought he should be impeached and removed from office. If that drags on, with the...

William and Kate embark on 'complex' Pakistan visit William and Kate embark on 'complex' Pakistan visit

The visit will mark Royal couple's first trip to Pakistan. "What happens in Pakistan matters on the streets of the U.K. It is one of the most important relationships that the U.K. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met British High Commissioner ...

Trump unexpectedly announces resignation of his acting Homeland Security secretary Trump unexpectedly announces resignation of his acting Homeland Security secretary

While Trump said he would be nominating a new acting secretary next week, from " many wonderful candidates ", the position would normally pass to the current acting Deputy Secretary, David Pekoske - a retired US Coast Guard vice-admiral who now serve...

EU’s Donald Tusk sees 'promising' signals for a Brexit deal EU’s Donald Tusk sees 'promising' signals for a Brexit deal

European Union countries have given the go-ahead for more "intensified" Brexit talks to take place, the BBC has been told. Mr Varadkar has reiterated time and again that there will be no hard border in Ireland- the offer of a deal from Mr Johnson...

Turkey to respond tit-for-tat to possible United States sanctions Turkey to respond tit-for-tat to possible United States sanctions

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that President Donald Trump had granted new authority to impose crippling sanctions on Turkey's economy and its leaders for Ankara's ongoing Operation Peace Spring. He said that Turkey's operations...

Can't quit Washington? Gowdy returns as Trump defender Can't quit Washington? Gowdy returns as Trump defender

In response to a question from us about Gowdy becoming his chief attorney, Trump replied before boarding the Marine One helicopter that the former congressman has "a problem. After retiring from Congress at the beginning of the year, Gowdy became a c...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg to rally in Denver Friday Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg to rally in Denver Friday

Thunberg is trying to get us to be the generation to save the planet from the dangers of climate change , and we need to stand behind her and use our voices to do our part. "I believe climate change is a problem that's closely associated with safet...

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