Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

'ahead of schedule' on China trade deal 'ahead of schedule' on China trade deal

Both sides have said discussions will go on continuously at the deputy level and that top trade officials will have another call "in the near future". A US -based source confirmed that was the target date for a meeting, but the administration officia...

UK police hunting two brothers from N.Ireland over truck deaths UK police hunting two brothers from N.Ireland over truck deaths

It is understood that the Hughes brothers are originally from Co Monaghan but have at least one business address in Northern Ireland. "Right now we imagine they're in Northern Eire however in addition they have hyperlinks to the Irish Republic".

Nepali smashes world record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks Nepali smashes world record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks

He climbed the first "8,000er" on his list, Mount Annapurna I, Nepal , on April 23. "MISSION ACHIEVED! says @nimsdai from the summit of #Shishapangma", read the post on Purja's Facebook page, referring to the final peak in China. Purja began his c...

Plane Crashes Into Central Jersey Home With Pilot Aboard Plane Crashes Into Central Jersey Home With Pilot Aboard

A Cessna 414 crashed into a home on Berkley Avenue at 11 a.m., according to the FAA. No one was inside the house hit by the flames, but the fire spread to another home where a woman was inside, reported ABC New York station WABC . "It sounded real...

'Serious failings' in response to Grenfell fire 'Serious failings' in response to Grenfell fire

Before collecting their copies of the report this afternoon, bereaved family members, survivors and residents have been invited to meet Grenfell Tower Inquiry chairman Sir Martin Moore-Brick. He added: "That decision (to reverse the advice) could and...

UK prime minister to push for an election - again UK prime minister to push for an election - again

Both these opposition parties want to reverse Brexit, and have had an increase of support in the opinion polls. Lawmakers will vote later Tuesday on the exact date of the election. The delay is the third time the Brexit deadline has been changed si...

Truck driver remanded at United Kingdom court over 39 dead migrants Truck driver remanded at United Kingdom court over 39 dead migrants

Central Vietnam has always been a source of illegal migration to Britain for people seeking better lives. "The government will provide assistance and the Ministry of Public Security will make it as convenient as possible for the victims' famili...

United States agrees to extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans United States agrees to extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans

The United States government said Monday it is extending protections for more than 200,000 citizens of El Salvador who have been living in the country under temporary protected status, in a boost for Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele. The U.S. go...

Time to 'fall back:' Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend Time to 'fall back:' Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

Daylight saving time officially ends at 2:00am Sunday, November 3rd, so keep in mind to turn your clocks BACK one hour before going to bed Saturday night. That will steadily decrease during November and December to a low of 9 hours and 9 seconds on D...

Family of Harry Dunn to sue Trump administration for 'lawless misconduct' Family of Harry Dunn to sue Trump administration for 'lawless misconduct'

The family of Harry Dunn intends to sue the Trump administration and driver Anne Sacoolas over the fatal motorbike crash. The 19-year-old was killed outside RAF Croughton in a crash with a auto owned by Mrs Sacoolas - a U.S. The Dunn family have ...

Facebook employees sign letter opposing political ads policy Facebook employees sign letter opposing political ads policy

It turns out Facebook employees don't all agree with the policies. The open letter , obtained by The New York Times , has been signed by more than 250 employees who believe the platform is being weaponized by politicians and threatens what the co...

Baby defies doctors by waking up after coma, smiling at daddy Baby defies doctors by waking up after coma, smiling at daddy

After running a few tests when the boy woke up, doctors found out his cardiac arrest was caused by a rare heart tumor known as cardiac fibroma. Still, he was without oxygen for nine minutes, and was placed in an induced coma in the hospital, his ...

With ISIS death, Trump touts much-needed triumph With ISIS death, Trump touts much-needed triumph

USA special operations forces targeted al-Baghdadi in a secret nighttime raid in Syria on Saturday. Trump and Pence were joined by National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien , Secretary of Defense Mark Esper , Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of St...

Contract talks: Area public elementary teachers back strike action Contract talks: Area public elementary teachers back strike action

The union wants CPS to put in writing a commitment to smaller class sizes, which teachers say now exceed 30 or 40 students in some schools, and to staff each school with a nurse, librarian and social worker. Luke Staszak, a history teacher at Westing...

Images show entire UK towns flooded after heavy rain over the weekend Images show entire UK towns flooded after heavy rain over the weekend

Dave Throup, Environment Agency manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, said: "Its very unusual for the River Severn to be at such high levels for its entire length, in England". Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services....

Lorry driver remanded at United Kingdom court over 39 dead migrants Lorry driver remanded at United Kingdom court over 39 dead migrants

Robinson was not asked to indicate a plea and will next appear at the Old Bailey on November 25 for a plea and trial preparation hearing. Mr Robinson, from Craigavon in Northern Ireland , was arrested on October 23 after police found the bodies of...

LeBron James evacuates home threatened by California fire LeBron James evacuates home threatened by California fire

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James , who lives in the area, said he had heeded the warning and had been driving around before dawn with his family looking for shelter. Kathleen Crandell, a 33-year-old resident of the Pacific Palisades neighborhoo...

Justice Department appeals order to turn over Mueller grand jury materials Justice Department appeals order to turn over Mueller grand jury materials

President Donald Trump's administration on Monday said it has appealed a judge's ruling ordering it to turn over an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 US election to a Democratic...

Joe Biden denied communion at mass because of abortion stance Joe Biden denied communion at mass because of abortion stance

Morey of Saint Anthony Catholic Church confirmed to the Morning News in an email . In the wake of such criticism, the 76-year-old Biden attempted to appease his detractors by saying he would only continue supporting the rule unless women were in...

Grandfather Charged In Death Of Granddaughter Who Fell From Cruise Ship Grandfather Charged In Death Of Granddaughter Who Fell From Cruise Ship

A judge has ordered the arrest of Salvatore Anello after prosecutors submitted evidence and said the 2-year-old girl fell when he raised her up to an open window. Winkleman has said Chloe asked her grandfather to lift her up so she could bang on th...

Man accused in newspaper shooting is changing his plea Man accused in newspaper shooting is changing his plea

This comes a week after a psychiatrist rules Ramos is legally sane. Jarrod Ramos, 39, entered his guilty plea in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, the newspaper said. The paper later won a special Pulitzer prize "for their courageous response to t...

National Trick Or Treat Day National Trick Or Treat Day

However, we want this to be a day to remember for all the good reasons. Encourage children to consider face paint instead of a mask, as this permits them to watch and listen for passing cars or other hazards. Conversely, keeping your porch lights on ...

Far-right leader expected to gain support in German vote Far-right leader expected to gain support in German vote

The Linke, which heads the ruling state coalition with the SPD and Greens, won 29.5% of the vote, the exit poll for broadcaster ARD showed. At the back of the pack, the SPD took 8.5 percent, while the Greens took 5.4. After Saxony and Brandenburg, ...

More than a dozen killed in Karbala as Iraqi forces open fire More than a dozen killed in Karbala as Iraqi forces open fire

Defying a warning from Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, students in Iraq's southern provinces are now taking part in demonstrations against economic hardship, in the wake of mass street protests that turned violent in Baghdad. One video showed a gr...

Sinkhole partially swallows bus in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Sinkhole partially swallows bus in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Authorities say the bus sunk into a spot where there are major power lines that have to be turned off before the bus can be moved. Fortuitously, simply two folks have been aboard, Pittsburgh regulation enforcement stated on Twitter - the drivin...

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