Tuesday August 4-th, 2020

Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe Denmark rebuffs Trump by approving Russian gas pipeline to Europe

Wednesday's decision by the Danish Energy Agency to approve the Nord Stream 2 pipeline's route is a blow to the U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, which had fiercely opposed it, and a victory for Russian Federation and Germany which st...

To introduce legislation Thursday for eventual move to permanent daylight time To introduce legislation Thursday for eventual move to permanent daylight time

Legislators in California, Oregon and Washington have proposed bills to end the change and observe daylight saving time year-round. But before any changes are made, Eby said the government wants to ensure B.C. Research also shows the time switch is...

UK Parliament paves way for December general election UK Parliament paves way for December general election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes electing a new crop of lawmakers will give his Conservative Party a majority and break the stalemate that blocked his plan to take Britain out of the European Union this month. Johnson took over in July this year,...

At least 60 dead in Pakistan train fire, police say At least 60 dead in Pakistan train fire, police say

Some passengers were reportedly cooking breakfast on board the train when the cylinder exploded. A Pakistani rescue official said the death toll from the fire had reached 65, with numerous injured still in a critical condition. "Pakistan Army soldi...

Fire burns down structures at historic Japanese castle Fire burns down structures at historic Japanese castle

People in the area are being evacuated, said a police spokesperson, though it is unclear how many evacuees there are or how big the fire is. Japanese broadcaster NHK said the fire broke out near the castle's main hall. More than 10 fire engines hav...

Third strong quake in a month jolts Philippines' Mindanao island Third strong quake in a month jolts Philippines' Mindanao island

The US Geological Survey said a 6.5 magnitude quake that was centred 10 kilometres deep occurred near Kisante today. The area has a population of around 1.6 million people. The integrity of several buildings and homes on Mindanao have already been ...

Michelle Obama: White people are 'still running' from minority communities Michelle Obama: White people are 'still running' from minority communities

The former United States president Barack Obama has spoken against call-out culture. Former US president Barack Obama has a message for you: Get over yourself. "That's not activism. That's not bringing about change", Obama continued. However, som...

Washington Post slammed for obituary calling al-Baghdadi 'austere religious scholar' Washington Post slammed for obituary calling al-Baghdadi 'austere religious scholar'

The headline of the Washington Post obituary referred to Baghdadi as an " austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State" as if Baghdadi being an " austere religious scholar " was his primary identity. Baghdadi's death is the biggest victory f...

Wild video shows moment El Chapo's son Ovidio Guzman was busted Wild video shows moment El Chapo's son Ovidio Guzman was busted

There was confusion over whether one or two of Guzman's sons had been detained or even killed by the military. Defence Secretary Luis Cresencio Sandoval on Wednesday showed video of the failed operation to arrest Ovidio Guzman Lopez on October 17...

Kamala Harris restructures campaign, slashes staff amid cash shortfall Kamala Harris restructures campaign, slashes staff amid cash shortfall

It was not immediately clear how many staff members would lose their jobs. Harris' consultants will also have their payments reduced and the campaign plans to trim and renegotiate other contracts to slash overhead. "She's from f--g California ". S...

Boeing CEO admits mistakes were made in 737 Max’s development Boeing CEO admits mistakes were made in 737 Max’s development

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was grilled by Senate lawmakers Tuesday over Boeing's defective 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded worldwide after two crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia that killed all 346 people on board. As he was arriving for the h...

Couple poses for wildfire wedding photo during smoky ceremony at California winery Couple poses for wildfire wedding photo during smoky ceremony at California winery

The wildfire in Northern California's wine country forced almost 180,000 people to evacuate over the weekend as historic winds pushed the state's largest utility to cut electricity for millions of people to try to prevent more fires. She said the cou...

Twitter to stop running all political advertising: CEO Twitter to stop running all political advertising: CEO

Twitter, a favorite platform of President Trump, updated its policies in June to say it would label - but not remove - tweets from government officials that broke its bullying and harassment rules. Elizabeth Warren, another presidential hopeful, ra...

Belgian police find Syrians, Sudanese alive in refrigerated lorry Belgian police find Syrians, Sudanese alive in refrigerated lorry

The driver, who was transporting fruits and vegetables, called police after he suspected the migrants had crawled into his truck near Turnhout. "The 12 men were found safe and sound". Lorry drivers are increasingly reluctant to drive to the United Ki...

Branch Blown Into Power Line Likely Started LA fire, Officials Say Branch Blown Into Power Line Likely Started LA fire, Officials Say

The conditions in Southern California have officials especially nervous: The National Weather Service in Oxnard went so far as to issue an "extreme red flag" warning in the Los Angeles area, underscoring just how risky the winds could become.

Russia Test-Fires ICBM From Nuclear-Submarine, Defense Ministry Says Russia Test-Fires ICBM From Nuclear-Submarine, Defense Ministry Says

Russia's newest nuclear submarine on Wednesday successfully test fired a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the White Sea off Russia's northwestern coast, the defence ministry said. Ten new Borei-class submarines are expected to be a...

Pakistan assures US of ‘steadfast’ support to Afghan peace talks Pakistan assures US of ‘steadfast’ support to Afghan peace talks

Mohib said that Khalilzad's visit this week, the first since he resumed his mission of reviving the talks with the Taliban , was not about peace in the country, but about the exchange of prisoners, which includes a USA and an Australian teacher from...

People Can't Stop Talking About This Video of Melania and Donald Trump People Can't Stop Talking About This Video of Melania and Donald Trump

The White House was decked with eerie trees, pumpkins, and clouds ghostly fog. The theme of the evening appeared to be haunted forest-inspired. On the South Portico porch, the United States Air Force Strolling Strings played Halloween-themed tune...

Russian foreign minister blasts U.S. for decision to protect Syria's oil fields Russian foreign minister blasts U.S. for decision to protect Syria's oil fields

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Washington would send armoured vehicles and troops to Syrian oil fields to prevent them falling into the hands of Islamic State militants. "We proceed from this assumption". "Our US colleagues are aware of our p...

Chile scraps Asia-Pacific and climate summits today as massive protests continue Chile scraps Asia-Pacific and climate summits today as massive protests continue

The meeting had been expected to be the setting for a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese dictator Xi Jinping. The deal, which Trump announced the contours of October 11, had calmed fears of a continuing escalation in the trade war t...

Ontario: Hold on to your treats, Halloween storm threatens heavy rain, snow Ontario: Hold on to your treats, Halloween storm threatens heavy rain, snow

Doug Gillham. Daytime highs will climb into the mid to upper 60s. Temperatures will range from 65 to 70 degrees Thursday but gusty winds will develop, as well as scattered showers. "Strong northwesterly to westerly wind gusts of 70 km/h are possi...

Published reports: Former medical examiner insists Jeffrey Epstein's death was homicide Published reports: Former medical examiner insists Jeffrey Epstein's death was homicide

He reasoned, "Because there are multiple - three fractures in the hyoid bone, in the thyroid cartilage that are very unusual for suicide and more indicative of strangulation, homicidal strangulation ". Baden said, who observed the autopsy , which...

Protesters in Chile return to the streets Protesters in Chile return to the streets

Protesters have been demanding Pinera's resignation as anger over low wages and pensions , expensive health and education, and a growing gap between rich and poor fueled the country's worst civil unrest in decades. More than a million Chileans march...

Body may be Mt. Fuji climb livestreamer's Body may be Mt. Fuji climb livestreamer's

We can follow the rocks". The snow-covered path becomes narrower as he walks along a cliffside fence. The footage suggests that the man then falls, and there are a few seconds that show him descending a snowfield above the cloudline. According to NH...

Combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower key to deadly fire: inquiry Combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower key to deadly fire: inquiry

The report concludes that fewer people would have died had residents been evacuated while it was still possible and "serious shortcomings" not plagued the fire service's response. The Government can not afford to repeat the mistakes of Lakanal and i...

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