Thursday October 22-nd, 2020

Boeing debuts 737 Max 10 in Washington Boeing debuts 737 Max 10 in Washington

Boeing is working to win regulatory approvals for proposed fixes to MCAS and associated pilot training so the 737 MAX can fly again. Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenberg, accepted the fact that both the fatal crashes had repetition in the activation of a ...

Schiff: House Will Move Forward With Impeachment Inquiry After Hearings

Representative Adam Schiff , who is spearheading the inquiry that threatens Trump presidency, said the Democratic-led committee would continue investigations as it works on the report after two weeks of public hearings with testimony from current an...

Lindsey Graham Tries to Shift Impeachment Inquiry Focus on Joe Biden Lindsey Graham Tries to Shift Impeachment Inquiry Focus on Joe Biden

The letter seeks "suspicious activity reports", which are documents that financial institutions file with the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network whenever there is a suspected case of money laundering or fraud. Graham also as...

Senior Democrat says next step underway in Trump impeachment probe

This second panel will then draft articles of impeachment to go before the full, Democrat-controlled House, which is expected to impeach the president, leading to a trial in the Senate . They were interspersed between shout-outs to Navy Seal Eddie...

Israel's Netanyahu faces court, party challenges after indictment Israel's Netanyahu faces court, party challenges after indictment

Netanyahu is not legally required to step down as prime minister, but he faces heavy pressure to do so, and it is unclear whether an indicted politician could be given the mandate to form a new government. It was not immediately clear when the court ...

Duterte Fires Vice President from Post on Anti-Drug Body Duterte Fires Vice President from Post on Anti-Drug Body

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo at the sidelines of the 38th Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Commencement Exercises for "Masidlak" Class of 2017 at Camp General Mariano N. She also called on the ...

Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain

Mr Javid said voters could be "absolutely certain" that the three biggest taxes - income tax, national insurance and VAT - would not rise over the course of the next parliament if the Tories secure a majority in the Commons. As well as higher public ...

Suspect charged in 39 Vietnamese deaths in UK container

Ten teenagers, including two 15-year-old boys, were among 39 Vietnamese nationals found in the trailer in an industrial park in Grays on 23 October, shortly after the lorry arrived on a ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium. He appeared in a court in Dub...

Trump Accuses Impeachment Witness of Lying, Defends Use of Giuliani Trump Accuses Impeachment Witness of Lying, Defends Use of Giuliani

The poll indicates that an overwhelming majority of Republican voters - 83 per cent - oppose impeachment or removal, while the same percentage of Democratic voters support it. Acting Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor described the "irregular chann...

Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad

Iraqi parliamentarians are set to meet on Saturday to interrogate the country's industry minister as part of a planned government reshuffle. The fighting appeared to have begun a day earlier when protesters tried to dismantle a security forces ba...

Former New York Mayor Bloomberg enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Former New York Mayor Bloomberg enters 2020 Democratic presidential race

As of press time, Bloomberg has lined up $32.5 million in spending, including more than $6 million in national TV spots. With a personal fortune of US$50 billion, Bloomberg will shake up the open race, with 17 candidates already vying to be the Dem...

French minister criticizes United States over 'unanswered' Iran attacks French minister criticizes United States over 'unanswered' Iran attacks

Parly made the comments Saturday, addressing the annual Manama Dialogue in Bahrain, where she said "gradual USA disengagement" in the Middle East was worrisome and its failure to respond to provocations blamed on Iran set off a unsafe chain of events...

Two British amateur treasure hunters jailed for stealing 1,100-year-old coins Two British amateur treasure hunters jailed for stealing 1,100-year-old coins

The collection of gold and silver jewelry and up to 300 coins was unearthed in 2015 on farmland in central England by metal detectors George Powell and Layton Davies. "This find had huge historical value and should have been disclosed to the releva...

Where is Praful Patel? Sharad Pawar's key aide missing in Maharashtra action Where is Praful Patel? Sharad Pawar's key aide missing in Maharashtra action

After this surprising political development, Devendra Fadnavis took the oath, and PM Narendra Modi was among the early ones to congratulate him. NCP MLA Manikrao Kakate, who was missing since yesterday and who reportedly accompanied Deputy Chief Mi...

Paris protesters march against violence Paris protesters march against violence

Some signs bore the phrases "Atomize the silence, no longer ladies", and "Aggressor, stalker, you should to presumably presumably maybe presumably also very successfully be performed for, the ladies are in the avenue". They furthermore preserve prote...

Many feared killed as plane crashes in Congo Many feared killed as plane crashes in Congo

Twenty-three bodies were recovered on Sunday after a small plane crashed on takeoff into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, rescue workers said. In October, a cargo plane also departing from the same airport crashed...

United States sanctions Iran minister for Internet censorship United States sanctions Iran minister for Internet censorship

The unrest appears to be the worst violence at least since Iran stamped out a "Green Revolution" in 2009, when dozens of protesters were killed over several months. They spread to 100 cities and towns and quickly turned political with protesters de...

Kellyanne Conway 'must have done some bad things' to husband Kellyanne Conway 'must have done some bad things' to husband

The reason why Trump brought the husband and wife into the discussion was that he was asked about a rumor George spread on social media - that Nikki Haley , a former Ambassador to the United Nations, is running as his vice president in 2020.

Britain ignores U.N. deadline to hand over Chagos Islands to Mauritius Britain ignores U.N. deadline to hand over Chagos Islands to Mauritius

The UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for the islands to be returned "as a symbol of the way in which we wish to behave in worldwide law". The UN overwhelmingly voted in May to set the six-month deadline for United Kingdom withdrawal from t...

UK police arrest man in enquiry over Vietnamese truck deaths UK police arrest man in enquiry over Vietnamese truck deaths

Lorry driver Mo Robinson (left) has been charged with manslaughter. Three other people - a 38-year-old man, a 38-year-old woman, and a 46 year-old man - have been arrested in connection with the investigation. Detectives are also hunting Ronan Hugh...

Salvation Army kicks off 2019 Red Kettle Campaign Friday Featured Salvation Army kicks off 2019 Red Kettle Campaign Friday Featured

The Salvation Army helps with electricity, utility and rent assistance. Captain Carr said an increase in demand is felt every month. Gray said they need to have 3,300 shifts filled in total, so far about half are spoken for. You can give Captain Carr...

Johnson: Brexit deal back in parliament by Christmas Johnson: Brexit deal back in parliament by Christmas

Johnson's Conservative Party looks likely to score around 349 seats in the House of Commons, a gain of 57 seats, according to the results from number-crunching firm Datapraxis, published by the Sunday Times newspaper. Labour has come under pressure f...

China trade war could escalate to World War III, warns ex China trade war could escalate to World War III, warns ex

Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Beijing. In addition to the uncertain prospects of a trade agreement, the two have also traded barbs over the sailing of USA warships in the South China Sea, the alleged detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, and ...

Charges dropped against immune new Sri Lanka president Charges dropped against immune new Sri Lanka president

In the message, President Solih extended his congratulations on behalf of the government, the Maldivian people, and himself, wishing for Rajapaksa's success as he assumes the challenging responsibilities of governance. Foreign affairs was given to Di...

Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops Aus$1 mn Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops Aus$1 mn

A fundraiser for koalas devastated by the recent bushfires in Australia has raised more than a million dollars - beating its initial AUD$25,000 (or around CAD$22,500) goal. The fundraiser page notes that 31 koalas to date have been rescued. "On...

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