Sunday September 27-th, 2020

PACT Act Signed Into Law, Making Animal Cruelty a Federal Crime PACT Act Signed Into Law, Making Animal Cruelty a Federal Crime

Animal rights activists have stood up for living things that do not have a voice. Abusers can face a fine, prison term of up to seven years, or both. The incident - which occurred in Grand County, Colo., a rural mountainous region west of Denver - ...

26 dead, rescuers search for survivors in Albania quake 26 dead, rescuers search for survivors in Albania quake

A 19-year-old man was rescued early today from the rubble of a building in Albania which was hit by a 6.4 magnitude natural disaster. A 5.3 magnitude quake also struck just off Albania's coast on Wednesday afternoon 38 km from Tirana, causing crack...

Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue

Demonstrators have taken to the streets by the tens of thousands over what they've called widespread corruption, a lack of job opportunities and poor basic services, despite the country's oil wealth. On Friday, Iraqi security forces dispersed by forc...

Federal judge presses pause on order enforcing Don McGahn subpoena Federal judge presses pause on order enforcing Don McGahn subpoena

White House Counsel Don McGahn listens as President Donald J. Trump speaks. Justice Department lawyers asked a USA judge on Tuesday to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to lawmakers as part of the Dem...

Bodies found in truck in United Kingdom returned to Vietnam Bodies found in truck in United Kingdom returned to Vietnam

All the bodies were taken into ambulances and sent to the victims' respective home provinces, but no family members were allowed on the journey for security reasons, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. "He wouldn't be able to rest in peace ...

1 killed, 21 wounded as violent protests continue in Iraq 1 killed, 21 wounded as violent protests continue in Iraq

Two were killed and four were wounded in Shaab City, and four were wounded in Baladiyat, southeast of Baghdad. Iraqi officials said Wednesday that three protesters were killed and 35 wounded by security forces in southern Iraq after the previous ...

TikTok teen makes TikTok teen makes "makeup tutorial" video about Xinjiang detention camps

TikTok has said it makes decisions about the content it surfaces and suppresses for United States users independent from the Chinese government. But its past practices and limited transparency have fueled deep skepticism among lawmakers, tech expe...

Pompeo - Turkey's test of Russian weapons system 'concerning' Pompeo - Turkey's test of Russian weapons system 'concerning'

Russia hopes to seal a deal to supply Turkey with more S-400 missile systems in the first half of next year, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Tuesday. "The S-400 systems will not be integrated into the North Atlantic Treat...

Trump ordered Pentagon not to punish convicted Navy Seal Trump ordered Pentagon not to punish convicted Navy Seal

Spencer said in an interview with CBS Evening News Monday night that he would accept responsibility for brokering the deal without telling Esper but said Esper was "completely informed" of it because his chief of staff was briefed on the matter.

TikTok denies suspending Muslim teen over Chinese internment camp videos TikTok denies suspending Muslim teen over Chinese internment camp videos

ByteDance, headquartered in Beijing, has come under fire repeatedly in the past for allegedly censoring content that goes against the country's ruling Communist Party of China . It's reported that the previous ban was for a video joking about Osam...

It was not revolt: Ajit Pawar on backing short-lived BJP-government It was not revolt: Ajit Pawar on backing short-lived BJP-government

Moreover, the recently concluded Sena-Congress-NCP meet has finalised a cabinet split, as per sources. Shiv Sena announced that Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as the Chief Minister of the state on November 28. Sunil Tatkare was among the NCP lea...

Court suspends extension in army chief's term Court suspends extension in army chief's term

The notification issued by the Prime Minister's Office stated, "General Qamar Javed Bajwa is appointed Chief of Army Staff for another term of three years from the date of completion of current tenure". Nobody in this country ever wants to give up ...

Chemical plant explodes in Texas, United States Chemical plant explodes in Texas, United States

Hilda Lorena, who uploaded footage of the burning plant to Twitter, wrote: '[It] felt like a big bomb had hit. People woke up from the blast, some reported smashed windows and doors unhinged from the explosion. 'At this time, personnel at the site ha...

Billion Euro Diamond Heist In Germany Billion Euro Diamond Heist In Germany

One of the oldest museums in Europe, the Green Vault holds treasures including a 63.8cm (25.1-inch) figure of a Moor studded with emeralds and a 547.71-carat sapphire gifted by Tsar Peter I of Russian Federation. Augustus, who was elector of Saxony f...

Trump says United States to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists Trump says United States to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

In the interview, with former Fox News has Bill O'Reilly, Trump said his administration has been working on the designation for the last 90 days, well before the massacre of nine American women and children on November 4 by cartel gunmen in the M...

'The chosen one': Rick Perry told Trump he was sent by God 'The chosen one': Rick Perry told Trump he was sent by God

In the preview of an interview shown on Fox News on Sunday night, the adviser, who has drawn scrutiny for his role in the Ukraine scandal, also compared the U.S. Asked how Trump responded, Perry said, "He's a good listener". "This is a trade war ...

‘Quick wins’ needed to keep climate goals within reach ‘Quick wins’ needed to keep climate goals within reach

Limiting the rise to 2 degrees Celcius it would mean annual cuts of 2.7 percent. Officials appealed to governments that have already laid out targets for reducing their emissions to see if they can do more, and insisted that industries like pow...

First Lady Melania Trump Loudly Booed by Students During Baltimore Opioid Summit First Lady Melania Trump Loudly Booed by Students During Baltimore Opioid Summit

The boos lasted for approximately one minute, CNN reported . Melania held it together for the five minutes it took her to deliver her speech and then she finally exited the stage. Your future will be determined by the choices you make", Mrs. Trump...

Trump denies sending Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine for Biden probe Trump denies sending Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine for Biden probe

Giuliani faces federal scrutiny for his activities in Ukraine, including ties to two people indicted for campaign finance violations, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman . Giuliani was chasing down dubious Ukraine-related corruption allegations and conspir...

Islamist militants sentenced to death for Bangladesh cafe attack Islamist militants sentenced to death for Bangladesh cafe attack

An eighth man who had been charged was acquitted. He announced the decision in front of a packed courtroom amid heavy security. Investigations by the police led to the conclusion that at least 21 militants were involved in the terror attack of wh...

Slash emissions now or world faces climate disaster, United Nations warns Slash emissions now or world faces climate disaster, United Nations warns

People all around the world are protesting against climate change. Under current national pledges to cut emissions, "temperatures can be expected to rise by 3.2C this century, bringing wide-ranging and destructive climate impacts", said a summary...

Freed film-maker Sentsov tells Europe: beware of Russia Freed film-maker Sentsov tells Europe: beware of Russia

Ukraine's president says he has discussed a new contract for natural gas supplies from Russia during a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "Russia is a lie, the Russians don't want peace in the Donbas", he said, referring to the e...

Esper says Trump ordered him to stop SEAL review board Esper says Trump ordered him to stop SEAL review board

The Navy's Trident Review Board was in the process of deciding whether to rescind Gallagher's pin when Trump suddenly injected himself into the affair last week. Spencer's pointed criticism of Trump's intervention echoes his letter to the President ...

Malta PM’s chief of staff quits amid journalist murder probe Malta PM’s chief of staff quits amid journalist murder probe

Both politicians deny any wrongdoing. Police sources said Schembri was assisting them in the case. Neither Mr. Schembri nor his lawyer were immediately available for comment. Schembri denied acting badly. Muscat on Friday described the investigat...

California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara

Evacuated residents were directed to the Goleta Valley Community Center at 5679 Hollister Ave. As of Tuesday morning, 600 firefighters had been sent to quell the fire, and there were no reported injuries or destroyed homes, he said. The director of...

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