Friday July 10-th, 2020

Colleagues and Friends React to the Death of Former Congressman John Conyers Colleagues and Friends React to the Death of Former Congressman John Conyers

A founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, Conyers was known as pushing a series of liberal causes, especially from his perch on the Judiciary Committee. Reactions to the death of former Rep. John Conyers are pouring in from around the co...

Former WH chief of staff says he warned Trump on impeachment

At a political conference hosted by the Washington Examiner in Sea Island, Ga., the retired four-star Marine general said he told Trump the alliance with Kurdish fighters was key in defeating ISIS with minimal US casualties - and that a pullout cou...

Million Californians Without Power And 180000 Ordered To Evacuate Amid Wildfires Million Californians Without Power And 180000 Ordered To Evacuate Amid Wildfires

But it warned that it, too, could have to shut off electricity to more than 300,000 customers, correlating to about three-quarters of a million people, to secure its power lines and transmitters. California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide ...

Three held over United Kingdom truck deaths freed on police bail Three held over United Kingdom truck deaths freed on police bail

Detectives are investigating a "wider conspiracy" after claims surfaced that the lorry could have been part of a convoy of three carrying around 100 people. Nguyen Xuan Phuc also ordered the police to launch an investigation into alleged human traffi...

Pakistan denies use of airspace to Indian prime minister Pakistan denies use of airspace to Indian prime minister

Mr Khan also met leaders of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) at the Prime Minister Office and assured them that Pakistan would continue to raise the issue of Kashmir at all worldwide forums. Highlighting the Kashmir issue, he lamented the w...

Twitter Explodes in Memes Over WaPo Calling Baghdadi ‘Austere Religious Scholar’ Twitter Explodes in Memes Over WaPo Calling Baghdadi ‘Austere Religious Scholar’

Al-Baghdadi, who took over as the head of ISIS after his predecessor Abu Omar al-Baghdadi was killed in 2010, was said to have detonated a suicide vest as US special forces closed in. " The Washington Post writes harsher about our President than t...

Ayodhya’s Deepotsav finds place in Guinness World Records Ayodhya’s Deepotsav finds place in Guinness World Records

The Chief Minister said his government was living the concept of 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam, ' saying that the new India neither disturbs any other nation unnecessarily nor it spares them when they mess up with our country. The incident sparked riots throu...

2-year-old boy falls into borewell, rescue efforts underway 2-year-old boy falls into borewell, rescue efforts underway

After the hole has been dug, a tunnel will be created to establish a link to the borewell . Rescuers are pumping oxygen to the boy but layers of mud mean they can not assess the child's condition. Congress' Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi, actor-turned-po...

Spain exhumes remains of former dictator Franco Spain exhumes remains of former dictator Franco

Some 22 relatives of the late dictator were on hand to witness the opening of the grave near Madrid , which has been a draw for both tourists and right-wing sympathisers. Spaniards are divided over the exhumation, with 43 percent in favour, 32.5 per...

Trump cancels Times, Post, United States News & Top Stories Trump cancels Times, Post, United States News & Top Stories

The Washington Post declined to comment. The timing of the cancellations directives is still under White House discussion, an administration official told the Journal. The move appears to be yet another instance of White House staffers scrambling ...

Indonesia's Indrawati to stay on as finance minister Indonesia's Indrawati to stay on as finance minister

However, economic analyst Bhima Yudhistira, from the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance, said market participants were dissatisfied that Widodo's new lineup had too many politicians in key economic roles. But after the court ruled aga...

Justice department opens criminal inquiry into origins of Russian Federation investigation Justice department opens criminal inquiry into origins of Russian Federation investigation

But the move gives prosecutors the ability to issue subpoenas and potentially empanel a grand jury. It's not clear when the review shifted into a criminal investigation - and it's also unknown what crime Durham is investigating, according to the T...

Bolivia's Morales says 'coup in progress' as rivals dispute vote Bolivia's Morales says 'coup in progress' as rivals dispute vote

He said he remained confident that he would win outright in the first round. "We will go out on the streets and on the roads to firmly defend democracy and the votes of Bolivians", said the leader of the main union, Juan Carlos Guarachi, after a ...

DOJ review of Russian Federation probe now a criminal inquiry

That's according to a person familiar with the investigation who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday. Now that a criminal investigation has been opened, prosecutor Durham has expanded powers to subpoena witnesses and impanel a grand jury, as ...

Schumer: Republicans will 'regret' asking for transparency in impeachment inquiry Schumer: Republicans will 'regret' asking for transparency in impeachment inquiry

Three committees in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives are investigating allegations of wrongdoing by the president. "Literally some of them were just screaming about the president and what we're doing to him and that we have noth...

39 found dead in trailer were Chinese: British media 39 found dead in trailer were Chinese: British media

Later on Wednesday police in Kent, a county in southeast England, said they had discovered nine people stowed away in the back of another truck, after stopping the vehicle on the London-bound side of the M20 motorway. But Wednesday's macabre find i...

United Kingdom police find 39 dead in truck container United Kingdom police find 39 dead in truck container

Mo Robinson , 25, from Portadown, County Armagh, was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday by Essex Police. The trailer arrived in Purfleet on the River Thames from Zeebrugge, Belgium. Meanwhile, Gardaí are investigating the movements of a t...

Ethiopia: Thousands protest alleged plan to arrest Oromo activist Ethiopia: Thousands protest alleged plan to arrest Oromo activist

On Wednesday, police shot three people dead in the West of Addis Ababa following violent protests triggered by Ahmed's diminishing relationship with media entrepreneur Jawar Mohammed . Jawar's claims have led to new tensions in the country, as prote...

'Anonymous' Trump critic coming out with book 'Anonymous' Trump critic coming out with book

Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office". In the anonymous op-ed published by The Times in September 2018, the author declared, "I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration ". The Washington Post reports that pe...

Edward Snowden reveals what he found after extensive search for aliens Edward Snowden reveals what he found after extensive search for aliens

Alien-hunters gather to "storm" Area 51 at an entrance to the military facility near Rachel, Nevada on September 20, 2019. The former NSA contractor and whistleblower appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast on Wednesday morning. "For the r...

Jailed Uighur activist Ilham Tohti wins EU's Sakharov Prize Jailed Uighur activist Ilham Tohti wins EU's Sakharov Prize

European Parliament President David Sassoli said Tohti has dedicated his life to advocating for the rights of the Uighur minority in China. Tohti, an economics professor and Uighur rights advocate, has been in jail since 2014. It rejects all accu...

1 wounded in shooting near high school in Brick Township

BRICK-Police in Brick this evening said as many as two suspects are being sought in connection with a shooting of a student as he left school property after dismissal on Tuesday. A gunman and his accomplice have been arrested in a shooting just outsi...

Vehicle crashes into suspected DUI driver before he nearly hit couple Vehicle crashes into suspected DUI driver before he nearly hit couple

Video shows the two pedestrians making their way across the several-lane street with a stroller when a Jeep suddenly blows through a red light. Phoenix Police Department said Oveso and a woman with him in the auto fled the scene of the crash.

Thai king sacks six palace officials for 'evil actions' Thai king sacks six palace officials for 'evil actions'

It wasn't immediately clear if the dismissals by King Maha Vajiralongkorn - whose coronation took place earlier this year - were related, but they suggested palace infighting. Josh Kurlantzick from the US-based Council of Foreign Relations said his d...

Sharm el-Sheikh: UK to resume flights after safety ban Sharm el-Sheikh: UK to resume flights after safety ban

The British embassy said the number of British tourists remained high despite the ban on flights to flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, reaching 415,000 visitors in 2018. "We will reintroduce Sharm el-Sheikh, taking into account customer demand, and will now...

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