Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Pence Aide Tells Lawmaker Trump Ukraine Call was ‘Unusual and Inappropriate’

The House Intelligence Committee has released the transcript of the closed-door deposition at the impeachment inquiry into President Trump by a foreign service officer detailed to work in the office of Vice President Pence. The testimony by Holmes,...

William Taylor aide tells House he overheard Sondland confirm quid pro quo

As Sondland, Giuliani and others tried to persuade new Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to launch the investigations Trump wanted of his Democratic rivals, Morrison said he "tried to stay away". "Ukrainians were fighting Russians and counted on...

United Airlines extends delay of 737 MAX fleet to early March 2020 United Airlines extends delay of 737 MAX fleet to early March 2020

The head of the FAA has told his team to "take whatever time is needed" in its review of the MAX, according to a November 14 memo seen by Reuters, issued days after Boeing said it expected the FAA to certify the 737 MAX in mid-December. In the second...

Donald Trump asked about Ukraine probes, says Embassy official Donald Trump asked about Ukraine probes, says Embassy official

Following the call, according to Taylor, Holmes asked Sondland what Trump thought about Ukraine, and Sondland said that Trump cared more about the investigations of Biden. Sondland said that Trump only cared about the "big stuff", prompting Holmes to...

Poland Thanks Netflix For 'The Devil Next Door' Map Edits Poland Thanks Netflix For 'The Devil Next Door' Map Edits

Poland's Foreign Ministry, on its Twitter account on Thursday, thanked Netflix Polska for the quick reaction on its documentary series about a notorious guard at the Nazi-German Treblinka death camp. He continued, "Not only is the map incorrect, ...

Michael Bloomberg's gal pal re-registered as Democrat previous year Michael Bloomberg's gal pal re-registered as Democrat previous year

He is not running for president just yet, but it's something former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking very seriously. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)-as he plans a $100 million advertisement campaign against President Donald Trump .

British PM Boris Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017, polls show British PM Boris Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017, polls show

He stated that when that failed, folks working "deep inside Quantity 10" had tried to bypass him, going on to senior Brexit Social gathering figures and suggesting eight of them might be made friends if they may persuade him to withdraw extra of hi...

Sabarimala row: Kerala govt is trying to suppress women, claims Trupti Desai Sabarimala row: Kerala govt is trying to suppress women, claims Trupti Desai

Social activist and Bhumata bridge leader, Trupti Desai, who was not allowed to offer prayers a year ago and had to return from Kochi airport due to protests from devotees, said in Mumbai that she would be visiting Sabarimala on Sunday. The governm...

Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises Bushfires rage across Australia's east and west as danger rises

The early arrival of fierce bushfires in the southern spring has already claimed several lives and destroyed almost 300 homes over the past week. In New South Wales, 259 homes have been destroyed over the past week and 59 bush or grass fires are st...

Tear gas grenades kill 4 protesters in Baghdad: medics Tear gas grenades kill 4 protesters in Baghdad: medics

Iraq had been due to play two home games in the southern city of Basra against Iran and Bahrain in November, but the oil-rich city has been caught up in the anti-government protests that have gripped Baghdad and the mainly Shiite southern provin...

White House: Trump undergoes tests during medical checkup White House: Trump undergoes tests during medical checkup

The appointment wasn't on his weekend public schedule, and his last physical was in February. ". It was very routine. We had a down day today, so he made the decision to head there", Grisham responded. "The President remains healthy and energetic wit...

Former US ambassador to Ukraine testifies

Democrats criticized Trump for the tweet , which they said was created to intimidate Yovanovitch. "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad". "She started off in Somalia, how did that go?" The phone call between U.S. election. The inquir...

2 adults, 3 children dead after shooting in San Diego 2 adults, 3 children dead after shooting in San Diego

Police said they would not be identifying the victims at this time. No arrests have been made and there are no outstanding suspects so far, police say. "He used a handgun to shoot his family before turning the gun on himself", the lieutenant said. ...

European Investment Bank to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Projects by 2021 European Investment Bank to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Projects by 2021

Gas projects are still possible, but would have to be based on "new technologies" such as carbon capture and storage, combining heat and power generation, or mixing in renewable gases with the fossil natural gas. She wants the institution to become a...

Yellow vest protesters, police clash in Paris on 1st anniversary of demonstrations Yellow vest protesters, police clash in Paris on 1st anniversary of demonstrations

A survey by pollster Odoxa published two weeks ago showed almost one in every two French people believed the protest movement might reawaken. Protests have lost strength in recent months, going from tens of thousands of participants to just a few...

Israeli military admits to martyring eight members of Palestinian family by mistake Israeli military admits to martyring eight members of Palestinian family by mistake

A military spokesperson told Efe news that this was the first time in the last few days that Israel had struck Hamas targets. The Israeli military said its jets had bombed several sites run by the faction. Islamic Jihad responded by firing rockets ...

Death toll in Australia bushfires rises to four Death toll in Australia bushfires rises to four

Wildfires raging across Australia will likely worsen as hotter weather and stronger winds are expected, Reuters reported. Challenging conditions were expected to flare again in Queensland and New South Wales at the weekend as the temperature rises an...

CNN's Blitzer asks Kellyanne Conway about husband CNN's Blitzer asks Kellyanne Conway about husband

The White House aide questioned why she was being asked to comment on her husband's opinions, to which Blitzer responded that George is a legal scholar who was publicly going after the president. "He was on television all day yesterday during the fir...

Russian spies likely intercepted ambassador's cell phone call with Trump Russian spies likely intercepted ambassador's cell phone call with Trump

Yovanovitch, a State Department employee for 33 years who also led US embassies in Kyrgyzstan and Armenia, is well known in diplomatic circles for her measured demeanor and diligence in representing both Republican and Democratic administrations, ...

Former Bolivian leader Evo Morales ready to stand aside in new elections Former Bolivian leader Evo Morales ready to stand aside in new elections

On Friday, Bolivia asked Venezuelan officials to leave the country. "In a situation like this, repressive actions by the authorities will simply stoke that anger even further and are likely to jeopardise any possible avenue for dialogue".

Advisers React To Trump Attacking Yovanovitch Advisers React To Trump Attacking Yovanovitch

Yovanovitch was posted to Somalia early in her career as a diplomat, and received her first ambassadorship under Republican President George W. Bush . "I'm not sure that the president's tweet that he sent out while she was on the stand was parti...

Federal prosecutors investigating Giuliani for possible campaign finance violations Federal prosecutors investigating Giuliani for possible campaign finance violations

The associates, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman , pitched their company, and plans for a Poland-to-Ukraine pipeline carrying USA natural gas, to Ukrainian officials and energy executives this year, and said the project had White House support, the newspa...

Defense chiefs of Japan, S.Korea to discuss GSOMIA Defense chiefs of Japan, S.Korea to discuss GSOMIA

President Trump has pushed US allies to cough up more money for shared security burdens in both Europe and Asia. "If the U.S. still seeks a sinister aim of appeasing us in a bid to pass the time limit - the end of this year - easily as it did dur...

Behrouz Boochani lands in NZ, will he apply for asylum? Behrouz Boochani lands in NZ, will he apply for asylum?

WORD Christchurch , Christchurch's Mayor and representatives of Ngāi Tahu will gather at the city's Airport tomorrow morning to welcome a multi award-winning worldwide author who has arrived in New Zealand. There were emotional scenes last night as h...

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment Could Prevent a ‘Disastrous Outcome’ in 2020 Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment Could Prevent a ‘Disastrous Outcome’ in 2020

The plan was widely pilloried by conservatives as well as many Democrats for being impractical. The only question left is: could an AOC Summoner's Rift stream break Twitch viewership records? "I find it very hard to imagine that we can reach a co...

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