Saturday September 19-th, 2020

Seven killed in Iraq as security forces clear protest sites Seven killed in Iraq as security forces clear protest sites

On Sunday, the Iraqi Human Rights Commission and the parliament's human rights committee complained of a "lack of cooperation" from government bodies meant to provide casualty figures. The consensus seems to have paved the way for a crackdown, and 12...

Hong Kong police apparently shoot protester in video posted to Facebook Hong Kong police apparently shoot protester in video posted to Facebook

The Hang Seng Index fell 2.6% as police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the city's high-rise Central business district. Amnesty's Hong Kong director Man-kei Tam said: "Today was another shocking low for the Hong Kong police". Flashmob prote...

GOP Rep. Pete King to Retire After 14 Terms GOP Rep. Pete King to Retire After 14 Terms

Add Republican Party as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Republican Party news, video, and analysis from ABC News. King represents a South Shore Long Island district that includes parts of Nassau County and Suffolk County. In this May 2...

White Helmets' founder found dead in Istanbul White Helmets' founder found dead in Istanbul

Another security source told Reuters it was believed that Le Mesurier had fallen from the balcony of his home office and his death was being treated as a suspected suicide. The White Helmets - neutral rescuers or spreading propaganda? Le Mesurier...

Thousands gather to honour the fallen — Remembrance Sunday Thousands gather to honour the fallen — Remembrance Sunday

A two-minute silence was held as part of the Remembrance Sunday commemorations. The Queen shed a tear during the ceremony , where she was joined on the balcony by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge .

Trump says, has not agreed to full rollback of PRC tariffs Trump says, has not agreed to full rollback of PRC tariffs

Hopes were shaken when Trump on Friday dismissed a Chinese official's assertion that the USA side had agreed to gradually lift tariffs on Chinese goods that it has imposed in the conflict over trade and technology policies. Despite Trump's cavalier c...

Virginia GOPers cancel gun violence meeting after election Virginia GOPers cancel gun violence meeting after election

Filler-Corn's election as speaker on the session's first day in January is anticipated because Democrats on Tuesday won a majority in the state House for the first time in two decades. Rip Sullivan will serve as Caucus Chair, Virginia House Dems sai...

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for area for Monday Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for area for Monday

While some mixed precipitation is possible over the Chemung River Valley and the Catskills, it should change over to plain snow by Tuesday . The heaviest snow is expected in the Finger Lakes, along the Thruway and in Oneida County. Forecasters say...

U.S. Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years, Says General U.S. Troops To Stay In Afghanistan Several More Years, Says General

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, a member of the House Republican leadership and the daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney, argued that "President Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from northern Syria is having sickening and predictable conse...

Major early season winter storm begins tonight Major early season winter storm begins tonight

Monday for Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake counties. The snow will slowly taper off from the west later today, probably continuing in NW Indiana tonight into Tuesday . Heavy snow is possible and some areas could get more than 8 inches. Again,...

Trump Says He’s ‘Not Concerned’ About Impeachment Inquiry Testimony Trump Says He’s ‘Not Concerned’ About Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

The White House released the transcript of the July phone call in late September following allegation from an anonymous whistleblower who accused President Trump of forcing Zelenskiy to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son in e...

Police motorbike rammed into Hong Kong protesters Police motorbike rammed into Hong Kong protesters

An online video shows a police officer collaring one protester and then shooting another who approaches. Local media report that two people were injured. Police said in a statement radical protesters had set up barricades at multiple locations acro...

Rain, hail...and maybe snow as cold snap kicks in across country Rain, hail...and maybe snow as cold snap kicks in across country

He told the Mirror Online: 'It's going to stay cold and quite unsettled across the United Kingdom, similar to what we've had this week. Although Met Éireann do state that there is "a risk of some wintry falls on higher ground" that night, which cou...

Remembrance Sunday: 10,000 veterans march past the Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday: 10,000 veterans march past the Cenotaph

It was the first time the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were seen in public with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge since Harry and Meghan opened up about their struggles in a documentary filmed in Africa. Among the politicians standing near the ...

Turkey: US citizen Daesh terrorist repatriated Turkey: US citizen Daesh terrorist repatriated

Turkey says a USA national who is a member of the Islamic State group has been deported home as Ankara begins repatriating captured foreign IS fighters. "We will send three, five, 10 people back", Mr Soylu said on Friday. Several European countr...

Socialists in lead in Spanish election - opinion poll Socialists in lead in Spanish election - opinion poll

Far right gains, small parties loseThe far-right Vox party was on track to take third place with 52 seats, more than doubling its presence in parliament since the last election in April. Neither the left nor the right looked likely to win a ruling ma...

U.S. hails opening of Kartarpur Corridor U.S. hails opening of Kartarpur Corridor

A huge "kirpan" (dagger) was displayed at the inauguration site. India's state TV reported that the first few hundred pilgrims had made the journey along the secure visa-free corridor between the two nuclear foes. Asserting that he is fortunate to...

Democrat Adam Schiff, prosecutorial star of Trump impeachment probe Democrat Adam Schiff, prosecutorial star of Trump impeachment probe

While those two share an attorney, Mr Mulvaney has a different lawyer. It's a question, Mulvaney attorney William Pittard said in the filing, of "whether the President's authority must give way in the face of a congressional subpoena", as well as w...

Alabama scores most-watched game of season for CBS

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The president's reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene at Game 5 of the Wor...

Trump Sycophant Lindsey Graham Says ‘Whistleblower’ Is From the ‘Deep State’ Trump Sycophant Lindsey Graham Says ‘Whistleblower’ Is From the ‘Deep State’

Devin Nunes , the senior Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, which is holding impeachment hearings, said Burisma reportedly paid Hunter Biden $50,000 a month to sit on its board. The committee had engaged in a round of private talks to ...

Pub landlord 'bans' non-poppy wearers from his pub Pub landlord 'bans' non-poppy wearers from his pub

Every year, it's a day which sees us commemorate members of the British and Commonwealth Armed Forces in addition to civilian casualties of conflict. "The poppy is an important symbol honouring all those who have served and are still serving their co...

Trump calls for complete support, not just fight against impeachment Trump calls for complete support, not just fight against impeachment

In appearance, few would choose Schiff, 59, as the Democrats' attack dog to take down a Republican leader who is fighting tooth and nail to save his presidency. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announ...

Speeding Porsche crashes into second storey after losing control Speeding Porsche crashes into second storey after losing control

It hit the median strip, struck an embankment and went airborne into the building . Skid marks were visible across the four lanes of the road leading up to the building. At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, Toms River Police Department received a...

Winter storm watch on horizon for Cuyahoga County, snow belt areas

Heavier snowfall expected closer to the Highway 30 to Interstate 80 corridor. In fact, parts of Northeast Ohio could get several inches of snow from Monday evening through Wednesday morning. Tuesday night will be very cold, with lows around 14 in ...

What to expect from the televised Trump impeachment hearings next week

At one point in Vindman's testimony, his lawyer objected to questions from Republicans he believed were meant to draw out the identity of the whistleblower who filed the initial complaint. Vindman also said he wanted to amend the White House's rough ...

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