Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

Pirates kidnap 9 crew members from Norwegian ship Pirates kidnap 9 crew members from Norwegian ship

The ship was carrying a cargo of gypsum, a mineral commonly used as fertiliser, which was destined for Benin, according to the company, which said its vessel was boarded by pirates in the early hours of Saturday. "The families of the crew members hav...

Jury chosen for New Zealand trial in British tourist’s death Jury chosen for New Zealand trial in British tourist’s death

Millane was travelling in New Zealand as part of a year-long overseas experience, and was last seen alive on CCTV footage entering a hotel in central Auckland on the night she disappeared. "Vigils were held across the country. politicians and signi...

UK House speaker candidates vow to restore calm UK House speaker candidates vow to restore calm

UK MPs will begin casting their votes on Monday afternoon to whittle candidates down during a number of rounds, with the victor expected to be announced in the evening. Eight candidates are bidding to take on the role following Bercow's departure, wi...

Dozens injured in France Flixbus bus crash Dozens injured in France Flixbus bus crash

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said they were aware of the incident. "We will do all we can to assist any British people who need our help", a spokeswoman told the BBC . Earlier, some French media reported that Russian residents have be...

Airbnb Bans Airbnb Bans "Party Houses" After California Shooting That Killed 5 People

The party host rented the home through Airbnb and told its owner she was holding a reunion for only a dozen people, the San Francisco Chronicle reported citing the owner, Michael Wang. "The partygoers apparently came from throughout the Bay Area fo...

Ryanair growth to stall on further Boeing jet delays Ryanair growth to stall on further Boeing jet delays

In July the Irish budget carrier said it expected to be flying 30 737 MAX next summer and its first delivery in January. Southwest Airlines reported that the airline intends to conduct hundreds of preparatory flights before the full return of 737 ...

Warren, Buttigieg make gains in new national poll Warren, Buttigieg make gains in new national poll

The poll , which questioned a national sample of us adult voters about who they are "most likely to vote for in a Democratic primary", found Biden with 33 percent of support compared to Sanders with 18 percent and Warren at 15 percent. In three stat...

Iran's Supreme Leader rules out talks with US Iran's Supreme Leader rules out talks with US

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran has "trapped the other party in the corner of the ring in many cases", adding that USA aggression toward Iran has only grown "wilder and more flagrant" over the years. Iran routinely accuses the US of interfering in...

Impeachment inquiry: Ukraine whistleblower offers to answer Republicans' questions Impeachment inquiry: Ukraine whistleblower offers to answer Republicans' questions

The action was in response to Republican efforts, led by Mr Trump , to unmask the whistleblower , a member of the United States intelligence community whose identity has not been released, lawyer Mark Zaid said. "And you know, you would be doing ...

Gardaí arrest man following discovery of boy's body in Limerick Gardaí arrest man following discovery of boy's body in Limerick

An investigation has been launched after the discovery of a boy's body in Limerick. Emergency services were called but the child was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene has been preserved for a forensic and technical examination. Following th...

Roads blocked as Lebanon protesters battle on Roads blocked as Lebanon protesters battle on

Aoun and Bassil are members of a Christian party that is allied with the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group, which has accused unnamed foreign powers of manipulating the demonstrations. "They are still talking about sectarianism: 'I will give you t...

Juvenile charged in Halloween shooting to remain in custody Juvenile charged in Halloween shooting to remain in custody

His identity has not been revealed since he is a minor, but Chicago police announced late Friday he faces two felony counts of attempted first degree murder and two felony counts of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, CBS Chicago reported .

Saoirse Kennedy Hill's Cause of Death Revealed Saoirse Kennedy Hill's Cause of Death Revealed

Kennedy , died of a drug overdose. She cared deeply about friends and family, especially her mother Courtney, her father Paul, her stepmother Stephanie , and her grandmother Ethel, who said, 'The world is a little less handsome today.' She lit u...

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 1, Injure 200 More Protestors Iraqi Security Forces Kill 1, Injure 200 More Protestors

The government of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, which has only been in office for one year, has so far failed to come up with an adequate response to the protests. The prime minister had met with top security officials late Saturday. They have sin...

UK halts support for fracking due to earthquake fears UK halts support for fracking due to earthquake fears

Fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, involves pumping water, chemicals and sand underground at high pressure to fracture shale rock and release trapped oil and gas. However campaigners outside the Preston New Road site remained sceptical abo...

U.S. judge to reconsider house arrest for Giuliani associate U.S. judge to reconsider house arrest for Giuliani associate

At the time, prosecutors weren't commenting on the brother's possible involvement. Fruman and Lev Parnas last week pleaded not guilty to four criminal charges: conspiracy to violate the ban on foreign donations to federal and state elections, usi...

Thousands march for Scottish independence Thousands march for Scottish independence

When asked at an election rally in Leith, Edinburgh, whether she believes Labour would grant a Section 30 Order to enable a vote on Scottish independence, Ms Sturgeon answered emphatically: "Yes". He said: "Scotland doesn't need another independence ...

Turkey to send home captured prisoners of Islamic State Turkey to send home captured prisoners of Islamic State

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said foreign countries were taking the easy way out by stripping the citizenships of terrorists. Soylu said European Union countries including the Netherlands and Britain had stripped some of the fighters of...

UAW president taking leave amid corruption probe UAW president taking leave amid corruption probe

Federal investigators, led by the FBI, conducted a raid on the Detroit-area home of UAW President Gary Jones in late August. I bring all this back to our attention because as we celebrate this historic event, Rory Gamble (pictured above) becoming t...

WaPo: Agents say smugglers are sawing through border wall WaPo: Agents say smugglers are sawing through border wall

Trump instead declared a national emergency at the southern border and, over the objection of critics in Congress, transferred money from other projects to fund wall construction. "Any characterization that the wall is not working is ridiculous"....

Severe weather shifts boat stuck on Niagara Falls rocks for 101 years Severe weather shifts boat stuck on Niagara Falls rocks for 101 years

Known as the "Iron Scow", the boat is an iconic feature of Niagara Falls and had been stuck in the rocks about 600 meters from the edge of the falls. The iron scow is said to be in badly deteriorating over the course of the 101 years since it was g...

Trump calls on Ukraine whistleblower to 'come forward' Trump calls on Ukraine whistleblower to 'come forward'

Their calculations have so far revealed that impeachment against Trump will not have much effect on the opinion of Republicans and his supporters, a situation which will make it more hard to remove him from the 2020 election. Oppositely, Minori...

The end of Daylight Saving Time means checking your smoke detector The end of Daylight Saving Time means checking your smoke detector

That's why the majority of states now have one or more bills in the works to permanently switch to Daylight Savings and to eliminate that annoying back-and-forth for good. In the USA, daylight saving time runs from the second Sunday in March to t...

Trump aide said Ukraine behind Democratic party hack Trump aide said Ukraine behind Democratic party hack

CNN sued the Justice Department for access to Mueller's witness interview notes, and this weekend's release marks the first publicly available behind-the-scenes look at Mueller's investigative work outside of court proceedings and the report itself...

Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut claims Shiv Sena has support of 170 MLAs Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut claims Shiv Sena has support of 170 MLAs

His remarks came against the backdrop of the BJP's stand that it will not share the chief minister's post, and minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's comments that the state may head for President's rule if the new government is not in place by November 7.

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