Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

Catholic Church begins investigation after nuns became pregnant Catholic Church begins investigation after nuns became pregnant

The other, a Mother Superior from Madagascar, based at an institute which aids "fallen mothers and their children", discovered she was already several weeks pregnant. The Catholic Church said the women breached strict rules of chastity and stern ac...

Attacker Stabs Tourists Touring Ruins of Jerash, Jordan Attacker Stabs Tourists Touring Ruins of Jerash, Jordan

The police officer was stabbed as he tried to apprehend the attacker, who was arrested. Marco Junipero Serra, who claimed to have witnessed the attack, said on Twitter that the knifeman was wearing "black militant gear including a head covering"....

UK High Court says blanket ban on XR protests was unlawful UK High Court says blanket ban on XR protests was unlawful

The Metropolitan Police , on 14 October this year, imposed the ban on "any assembly linked to" XR's Autumn Uprising mass civil disobedience campaign. During the shutdown in the heart of London , which began on October 7, protesters targeted areas a...

Welsh Secretary resigns in blow to Conservatives as United Kingdom election gets underway Welsh Secretary resigns in blow to Conservatives as United Kingdom election gets underway

Cairns had been under pressure to resign after insisting last week he was unaware of evidence given by his former aide which led to the collapse of a trial in April a year ago. The Conservative campaign was off to a rocky start before the Queen for...

Chile's protests shrink in size after nearly 3 weeks Chile's protests shrink in size after nearly 3 weeks

Protesters in Chile clashed with police, looted stores and endured a strong natural disaster at the close of a huge rally kicking off the third week of anti-government demonstrations that have sparked deadly unrest. Pinera tried to crack down on th...

Security forces open fire at protesters in Baghdad, several killed, scores injured Security forces open fire at protesters in Baghdad, several killed, scores injured

Lebanon also has seen huge demonstrations in recent weeks against its ruling elite and government, which is dominated by allies of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group. Iraq has close but complicated ties with its eastern neighbour Iran, with who...

South Dakota inmate executed for 1992 murder South Dakota inmate executed for 1992 murder

According to a court filing on Rhines' behalf, a juror who voted for the death penalty said that "we also knew that (Rhines) was a homosexual and thought that he shouldn't be able to spend his life with men in prison". In this December 31, 2017 photo...

At least 15 killed in attack in Thailand's restive south At least 15 killed in attack in Thailand's restive south

In the largest death toll in years, "twelve were killed at the scene, two more (died) at the hospital, and one died this morning", said Pramote, adding that five others were injured. Authorities arrested several suspects from the region in August ove...

Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in Hong Kong Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in Hong Kong

The attacker's motive was unknown but Ho gained notoriety among anti-government protesters in July when he was filmed laughing and shaking hands with suspected triad gang members who assaulted peaceful demonstrators. Police fired water cannon to disp...

Roger Stone Trial: Charges, Potential Witnesses and What It Means for Trump Roger Stone Trial: Charges, Potential Witnesses and What It Means for Trump

House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Manafort was convicted by a Virginia jury a year ago. In January, former special counsel Robert Mueller indicted Stone on five counts of lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction of just...

Boy A sentenced to life for the murder of Ana Kriégel Boy A sentenced to life for the murder of Ana Kriégel

Earlier today, Justice Paul McDermott sentenced Boy A, 15, to life in detention, but that his case is to be reviewed after 12 years. Boy B was sentenced to 15 years detention, with his case to be reviewed after an initial period of 8 years in custo...

Delhi Cops protest outside Police Headquarters against clashes with lawyers Delhi Cops protest outside Police Headquarters against clashes with lawyers

Union Minister of State Kiren Rijiju reacted to protest by saying that being a cop was a thankless job, in a tweet that was later deleted. They are damned if they do and damaged even if they don't. The incidents drew sharp criticism from senior polic...

U.S. Releases New Details On Al-Baghdadi Raid U.S. Releases New Details On Al-Baghdadi Raid

Islamic State confirmed Baghdadi's demise in an audio tape posted online and said a successor it identified only as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi had been appointed. The news came Thursday in an audio message released by the terror group. T...

Jeffrey Epstein: ABC stopped report 'amid Palace threats' Jeffrey Epstein: ABC stopped report 'amid Palace threats'

In the years since no one ever told me or the team to stop reporting on Jeffrey Epstein , and we have continued to aggressively pursue this important story. "At the time, not all of our reporting met our standards to air, but we have never stopped i...

The Queen has ditched real fur for fake, according to her dresser The Queen has ditched real fur for fake, according to her dresser

She wrote: " If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in particularly cold weather, from 2019 onwards fake fur will be used to make sure she stays warm ". Along with that, major names in fashion have ditched fur in recent years, including Burbe...

More than 11,000 global scientists declare climate emergency More than 11,000 global scientists declare climate emergency

Joining Dr Newsome and Professor Ripple are co-lead author Dr Christopher Wolf , a postdoctoral scholar in the Oregon State University College of Forestry; Dr Phoebe Barnard of the Biological Conservation Institute and the University of Cape Town;...

Persons of interest sought after couple found dead in Texas Persons of interest sought after couple found dead in Texas

Last year, the Butlers left their hometown in Rumney, New Hampshire to explore the country in an RV. The man and woman appear to have tattoos, and the man has gauged ears. 27 in rural eastern Kleberg County when a reserve deputy trying to locate Gl...

Fire breaks out in busy market in Lagos, Nigeria Fire breaks out in busy market in Lagos, Nigeria

The fire appears to have broken out in the upper section of a five-storey complex containing a textile business on Martin Street. Goods worth millions of naira were today destroyed in two fire incidents on Lagos Island amidst wailing and chaos.

China to establish 'robust' national security mechanism for Hong Kong China to establish 'robust' national security mechanism for Hong Kong

A similar view was expressed by Angelo Giuliano, a European citizen who has lived on the Chinese mainland for 25 years, but regularly visits Hong Kong . Simply put, we believe the ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong , which has already affected Sino...

Freedom House: Kazakhstan, Sudan, Brazil Top List Of Deteriorating Internet Freedoms Freedom House: Kazakhstan, Sudan, Brazil Top List Of Deteriorating Internet Freedoms

China was ranked the worst abuser of Internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year, reaching what the report called "unprecedented extremes". "Many governments are finding that on social media, propaganda works better than censorship".

China, New Zealand Upgrade $32-Billion Trade Agreement China, New Zealand Upgrade $32-Billion Trade Agreement

Ms Ardern is in Bangkok for the East Asia Summit, which has become the main game in town after the cancellation of APEC in Chile due to anti-government protests. The deal will also mean that New Zealand goods that transit through ports of another c...

Mary Matthews Likely Killed by Her Great Danes in Waynesville, Ohio Mary Matthews Likely Killed by Her Great Danes in Waynesville, Ohio

Quickly, police in Clearcreek Township declared her dead. Blaha discovered Matthews on the bathroom floor near the front door with her rigid body covered in multiple puncture wounds. The police report describes a gruesome scene at the victim's home...

ABC defends withholding interview with Epstein accuser, says wasn't ready to air ABC defends withholding interview with Epstein accuser, says wasn't ready to air

I've had this interview with Virginia Roberts. " I've had this interview with Virginia Roberts, we would not put it on the air ". "First of all, I was told, 'Who's Jeffrey Esptein?" No one knows who that is, this is a stupid story.' Then, the palac...

Trump Jr Claims JFK Wouldn’t Fit in Modern Democratic Party Trump Jr Claims JFK Wouldn’t Fit in Modern Democratic Party

Among registered voters, Biden leads Trump by 3 percentage points in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, 2 percentage points in Florida, and 5 percentage points in Arizona, the New York Times Upshot and Siena College polls show. Trump is not significantly ...

House Dems want Mulvaney to testify this week House Dems want Mulvaney to testify this week

The White House has pushed back on permitting current and former officials to comply with requests and subpoenas from Congress in part because White House lawyers have not been permitted inside the closed-door interviews. Volker and Sondland both tes...

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