Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Over 2 million residents face blackout in California Over 2 million residents face blackout in California

Customers in 36 counties across the northern and central parts of the state could see their power shut off in the coming days as risky fire conditions and gusty winds persist . For those customers able to have their power restored between events, ...

Dushyant Chautalas mother Naina likely to be Haryana Deputy CM: PTI Dushyant Chautalas mother Naina likely to be Haryana Deputy CM: PTI

Two Independent MLAs met BJP's Haryana in-charge and party general secretary Anil Jain last night, it is learnt. Opposition BJP had demanded Kanda's arrest in 2012. The reason is not numbers, which the BJP has easily achieved, but the caste equation ...

British backpacker Amelia Bambridge missing on Cambodian island British backpacker Amelia Bambridge missing on Cambodian island

The Phnom Penh Post newspaper cited a local official, Koh Rong commune chief Chhoeun Chantha, as saying that the search was being conducted in the jungle and at sea. Bambridge was on a gap year. Harris said he had met Bambridge in Phnom Penh before...

Ivan Milat: Australia's 'backpacker killer' dies aged 74 Ivan Milat: Australia's 'backpacker killer' dies aged 74

In a statement, the NSW Department of Corrective Services said Milat died about 4.07am today. Small said Onions' identification of Milat as his highway assailant enabled police to execute search warrants targeting Milat. Mr Letcher was aged 18 when...

'Historic wind event' forces more than 50,000 to evacuate 'Historic wind event' forces more than 50,000 to evacuate

The company reported finding a "broken jumper" wire on a transmission tower that evening. PG&E CEO Bill Johnson said it was too soon to know if the faulty equipment ignited the fire. Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power as C...

US Republicans introduce measure knocking Trump impeachment effort US Republicans introduce measure knocking Trump impeachment effort

The Democratic-led impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump resumes with testimony from a senior State Department official on Saturday, a day after a judge buoyed the probe by dismissing a central Republican objection. Later when t...

Lorry driver charged over Essex migrant deaths to appear in court Lorry driver charged over Essex migrant deaths to appear in court

Maurice Robinson, 25, who is known as Mo, is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Monday. 'All three had been questioned on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. I'm dying because I can't breathe . Yesterday, Ir...

Adam Schiff: John Bolton is 'key witness' in impeachment inquiry Adam Schiff: John Bolton is 'key witness' in impeachment inquiry

Biden told CBS that he doesn't like "going after" politicians' children, but he said none of his children would hold White House posts, even as he continued to defend his son, Hunter, against Trump's charges that the Biden's are corrupt beca...

UK: 3 held over UK truck deaths freed on police bail UK: 3 held over UK truck deaths freed on police bail

A desperate father is searching for his son, who frequently calls home but hasn't since last week. Thirteen people in Nghe An's Yen Thanh district have been reported missing, with relatives fearing they could be among the victims found early Wedn...

Separatists rally in Barcelona for release of prisoners Separatists rally in Barcelona for release of prisoners

Over 500 people have been hurt, almost half of them police officers, in clashes since the October 14 Supreme Court verdict. When they switched to raining down rocks and bottles, national police with backup from Catalonia's regional police force charg...

Catholic Bishops Approve Proposal That Allows Married Men To Become Priests Catholic Bishops Approve Proposal That Allows Married Men To Become Priests

For the past three weeks Pope Francis has been meeting with Catholics from remote regions of the Amazon , in what is known as the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, to discuss a number of issues such as deforestation and climate change. Ecological si...

North Korea says it's running out of patience with U.S. North Korea says it's running out of patience with U.S.

Kim Yong Chol said the USA would be "seriously mistaken" if it ignores the end-of-the-year deadline by using "delaying tactics" and "exploiting the close personal relations" between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader. North Korea l...

The operation that took out Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The operation that took out Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

In June 2014, after capturing Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, the group's former spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani announced that ISIS's Shura council - representing influential members of society (ahl al-hali wal-aqd) - had proclaimed "the retur...

2 dead, 14 injured in shooting at college party in Texas 2 dead, 14 injured in shooting at college party in Texas

Five minutes later, the shooting was audibly over and sheriff's deputies ventured into The Party Venue , in order to identify the victims, police said. School spokesman Michael Johnson told WFAA that officials have not yet confirmed if any student...

Woman killed in explosion at gender-reveal party in Iowa

Police have not released her identity. The woman was at a party for a couple to announce the gender of the baby they are expecting, sheriff's officials said. Among those taking part in the investigation is the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Fire...

Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

This month, the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) filed a lawsuit against Boeing alleging that the planemaker "deliberately misled" the airline and pilots about its 737 MAX aircraft and is demanding over $100m in lost wages. If one of t...

Driver Charged Over Deaths Of 39 People In UK Lorry Driver Charged Over Deaths Of 39 People In UK Lorry

Chinese embassy staff are heading to Essex in Britain to verify reports that 39 people found dead in a truck were its nationals, the foreign ministry said Thursday. "Britain and the related European countries have not met their responsibility for pro...

Did Trump Say to 'Stop Congratulating Obama for Killing Bin Laden'? Did Trump Say to 'Stop Congratulating Obama for Killing Bin Laden'?

On March 21, 2003, just days after the invasion, Trump said it "looks like a tremendous success from a military standpoint". That was a widespread concern at the time, as Trump suggested in stating "no sensible analyst rejects this possibility".

I will not back government's election bid, says UK former finance minister I will not back government's election bid, says UK former finance minister

The EU is now considering a request by the British government to delay Brexit on January 31st. To prevent a no-deal Brexit , the Benn Act , passed in Parliament by Remain-supporting MPs, required Conservative Party leader Johnson to make the re...

Former White House chief of staff says he warned Trump on impeachment Former White House chief of staff says he warned Trump on impeachment

The president said USA operators were able to confirm al-Baghdadi's identity through DNA testing on the scene, noting his body was under rubble and badly mutilated. But they also saw a potential opportunity, in which Islamic State leaders might break...

‘Baghdadi killed like a ‘dog ... whimpering and crying’, says Trump ‘Baghdadi killed like a ‘dog ... whimpering and crying’, says Trump

The CIA assisted in locating the ISIS leader, the defense official said. "Any fact of the weakening of the terrorist worldwide can only be welcomed", Kosachev said, but noted "countering terrorism is a much more hard task than the physical dest...

Trump to make a "major statement"

The U.S. also exchanged information with Turkey before the raid, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Sunday. Trump pushed back on Kelly's comments in a statement:"John Kelly never said that, he never said anything like that". The US flew over certain R...

Syrian army deploys troops 3km away from Turkish border Syrian army deploys troops 3km away from Turkish border

President Donald Trump tweeted, in apparent reference to the operation, "Something very big has just happened!" Trump, for his part, continues to appear fixated on those oil fields. In Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said it was time for al...

United Kingdom opposition parties suggest December 9 vote in Brexit gambit United Kingdom opposition parties suggest December 9 vote in Brexit gambit

Mr Johnson offered MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal - giving them until November 6 - should they back his bid for a general election on December 12. But his government dismissed it as a "gimmick", while the plan depends on how long European ...

Rep. Hill resigning from Congress amid ethics investigation Rep. Hill resigning from Congress amid ethics investigation

Hill, 32, has been embroiled in a bitter divorce and in her statement Sunday calls her estranged husband "abusive", and says she is the victim of a "smear campaign built around cyber exploitation". One of the images, which we will not publish here si...

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