Tuesday July 7-th, 2020

Turkey says car bomb kills 17 in northeastern Syria Turkey says car bomb kills 17 in northeastern Syria

Vehicles are destroyed following a auto bomb attack at a local market in the Turkish-held Syrian Kurdish town of Tal Hal, on November 26, 2019. "The child murderers this time detonated a vehicle bomb in Tal Halaf village west of Ras al-Ayn, killing 1...

Trump pardons 'Butter' the turkey in Thanksgiving tradition

Bush. Photos released Monday by the White House show a thick layer of sawdust on the hotel room's carpeted floor as the turkeys lounge on fresh, white sheets. The turkeys will be pardoned during a ceremony at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving. ...

Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset weather warning issued for heavy rain Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset weather warning issued for heavy rain

The highest temperatures are expected to be around 12 degrees. "Windy, with strong to gale force southerly winds on southern coasts and fresh to strong easterly winds elsewhere". Drying out overnight into Thursday, as winds transition to a northerl...

Texas Woman Killed by Feral Hogs, Authorities Say Texas Woman Killed by Feral Hogs, Authorities Say

Authorities say feral hogs attacked and killed a woman outside a Southeast Texas home where she worked as a caretaker. "It was probably still dark and that's when hogs routinely move", he said. Anahuac is just over 40 miles (65 kilometers) east of ...

Chinese woman sentenced to 8 months for entering Mar-a-Lago Chinese woman sentenced to 8 months for entering Mar-a-Lago

Sentencing guidelines called for a sentence of zero to six months, but the law allowed for up to six years. "That certainly does not suggest she is some misguided tourist". The 33-year-old woman was suspected of being a Chinese spy since she was ca...

Doctors remove giant 7.4kg kidney from man in India Doctors remove giant 7.4kg kidney from man in India

However, doctors found two other cases where the kidney that was removed weighed much more. The disease the unnamed man was suffering from causes fluid-filled cysts to start growing in the kidneys. He also said that the patient has recovered well a...

WH and Capitol placed on lockdown after aircraft violates restricted airspace

One journalist said that "agents have everything locked down" before claiming "one tells me the situation is 'shelter-in-place'". "White House totally on lockdown. Another reporter wrote that there was an "unauthorized aircraft in the vicinity". ...

Woman killed by feral hogs outside Texas home, sheriff says Woman killed by feral hogs outside Texas home, sheriff says

Rollins had injuries consistent with an animal attack, as well as an injury to her head that may have been caused by a fall, according to officials. "I can tell you feral hogs are a problem across the state of Texas", Hawthorne said the press confe...

Who are the voices speaking up against Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism? Who are the voices speaking up against Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran campaigner for Palestinian rights, has been dogged by criticism from members, politicians and Jewish leaders that he has failed to tackle anti-Semitism in the party despite a promise to do so. "It is a failure o...

Taiwan Ruling Party Says China ‘Enemy of Democracy’ After Meddling Allegations Taiwan Ruling Party Says China ‘Enemy of Democracy’ After Meddling Allegations

Australian investigations had also revealed Chinese interference in Hong Kong, and Taiwan along with Australia. Mr. Xiang and Mr. Kung, a deputy, were in Taiwan when the accusations emerged last week, and were stopped at Taoyuan International Airpo...

Time to start thinking about which Christmas tree is right for you Time to start thinking about which Christmas tree is right for you

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Christmas trees decorate the White House and the Vice President's residence this holiday season. "I sold probably 50 Christmas trees over the weekend and I've already had people calling today wanting to come in and get a...

Former White House Lawyer Must Testify in Impeachment Probe, Judge Rules Former White House Lawyer Must Testify in Impeachment Probe, Judge Rules

The White House argued McGahn and other witnesses in Mueller's probe had "absolute immunity." Attorneys for the House wrote in their August complaint that the "absolute immunity" claim has "no grounding in the Constitution, any statues or case la...

Climate change: Another year of record gas emissions Climate change: Another year of record gas emissions

Concentrations of carbon dioxide, the main gas generating global warming , reached a record 407.8 parts per million in 2018, up from 405.5 ppm in 2017, a report by the United Nations body shows. The latest data is released just days before the nex...

Bushfires in Australia have rendered Koalas Bushfires in Australia have rendered Koalas "functionally extinct"

A sick koala at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital . At the time , Koala Conservation Australia President Sue Ashton said numerous animals had been incinerated, saying "it's like a cremation". The staff of the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie also ...

Prosecutors shut down Islamic State servers in blow to jihadist publicity Prosecutors shut down Islamic State servers in blow to jihadist publicity

Europol said in a statement it has been working with nine of the largest Internet platforms to counter Islamic State propaganda operations, including with Google, Twitter , Instagram and Telegram. Manuel Navarrete, director of Europol's Counter-Te...

SCOTUS Freezes House Subpoena Of Trump Financial Docs While Waiting For Appeal

In October, a federal appeals court ruled the firm must hand over the records to lawmakers. A similar demand was made by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., who is examining whether Trump made hush-money payments to two women who allege af...

Schiff: Intelligence Committee Preparing Impeachment Report Schiff: Intelligence Committee Preparing Impeachment Report

The Washington Examiner pointed out that she remained committed to impeachment up until last month even, telling Sirius XM host Dean Obeidallah in early October, "I feel strongly that for my legacy, for my time in history, sitting here at this ta...

Thieves empty German museum of €1 billion in jewels and treasures Thieves empty German museum of €1 billion in jewels and treasures

Security footage released by police shows two hooded figures entering the room, then smashing open the glass case with an ax. The first officers arrived at the museum within 10 minutes of receiving the call, but by that time, the thieves were alr...

Ellenborough Lewis The Koala Has Sadly Been Put Down Ellenborough Lewis The Koala Has Sadly Been Put Down

After constant assessment, vets at Koala Hospital Port Macquarie made the decision to put Lewis to sleep as his burns took a turn for the worse and would not recover. Doherty named the koala after her grandchild. "We thank you for your ongoing suppor...

Graham on Biden investigation: 'My conscience is clear' Graham on Biden investigation: 'My conscience is clear'

On Friday, Joe Biden, a current presidential candidate, said that he was "angered" and "disappointed" that Graham - his former Senate colleague - would be looking into his interactions with the Ukrainian government while his son was sitting on the ...

France Says 13 Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Accident in Mali France Says 13 Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Accident in Mali

The fatalities included six army officers, six non-commissioned officers and a corporal, according to reports. Monday's deaths brings the total number of French soldiers killed in the Sahel to 28. "I would like to extend my condolences to the familie...

Body of Missing Florida Girl, 5, Found in Alabama: Authorities Body of Missing Florida Girl, 5, Found in Alabama: Authorities

Taylor's cause of death has not been released. The Amber Alert that was initially called for Taylor by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement was canceled. Brianna Williams, 27, was charged with child neglect and providing false information to...

Johnson pledges leaving European Union on January 31 Johnson pledges leaving European Union on January 31

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party is campaigning heavily on a promise to "get Brexit done" by taking Britain out of the European Union on the scheduled date of January 31 if it wins the December 12 election. To try to win over voters, Labour...

Key findings in secret documents on detention camps in China Key findings in secret documents on detention camps in China

Human Rights Watch says the Chinese government is holding up to a million in "political education" camps in the northwestern region of Xinjiang; State Department correspondent Rich Edson reports. The government ordered over 40,000 of them to be inv...

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Wu Chi-wai, leader of the city's biggest prodemocracy party, said on Monday that the bloc swept almost 90% of 452 district council seats, which will help it take unprecedented control of 17 out of 18 district councils. The resounding success for the ...

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