Tuesday July 7-th, 2020

Turkish, German, French, British leaders to discuss Syria Turkish, German, French, British leaders to discuss Syria

The French government has summoned the Turkish ambassador to seek explanations after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as "brain dead". US President Donald Trump has already attacked other members fo...

India GDP growth sinks to 4.5% in September quarter India GDP growth sinks to 4.5% in September quarter

New Delh: The Congress on Friday slammed the government after India's GDP growth rate went down to 4.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2019-20 saying that the economy has been pushed in "coma" by the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Fin...

Freezing rain warning issued Freezing rain warning issued

Some areas could see a total snowfall or ice pellets amount of five to 10 cm by Monday morning. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada .

What we know so far about the London Bridge attack - visual guide What we know so far about the London Bridge attack - visual guide

Another video showed a man in a suit holding a long knife that apparently had been taken from the attacker, identified by police as Usman Khan, who had been convicted of " terrorism " offences and released from jail a year ago. Sentenced to a minimum...

First victim of London Bridge terror attack named First victim of London Bridge terror attack named

On that occasion, eight people were killed and 48 wounded before the three attackers, who were wearing fake suicide devices, were shot dead by police. Videos posted on social media show the knifeman being held down by members of the public. One of ...

Boris Johnson skips climate change debate, replaced by melting ice sculpture Boris Johnson skips climate change debate, replaced by melting ice sculpture

Channel 4 News editor Ben de Pear shot back, saying the channel had made it clear that the debate could only involve party leaders. "This effectively seeks to deprive the Conservative Party of any representation and attendance at the Channel 4 Ne...

Trump Impeachment Probe Enters New Phase As Judiciary Panel Schedules Hearings Trump Impeachment Probe Enters New Phase As Judiciary Panel Schedules Hearings

A whistle-blower complaint would typically be submitted to lawmakers who have oversight of the intelligence agencies. The Washington Post reported late Tuesday that two officials at the White House Office of Management and Budget resigned in p...

Pig chases reporter during live shot on TV Pig chases reporter during live shot on TV

There are many unexpected twists and interruptions that television journalists may encounter during live broadcasts, and the latest example of it is a Greek reporter, whose live report was constantly interrupted by a pig. "Giorgos, would you be a...

Australia fire survivors join global climate protests Australia fire survivors join global climate protests

Thunberg is sailing back to Europe across the Atlantic on a low-carbon journey to the climate conference after its venue was abruptly moved to Spain from Chile, which has been dogged by violent social unrest. The "global day of action" involves ralli...

TikTok apologises, restores account of U.S. teen TikTok apologises, restores account of U.S. teen

On Wednesday, TikTok confirmed that it had erred in penalizing a 17-year-old who had posted witty but incisive political videos, promising it would restore her ability to access her account on her personal device. TikTok has publicly apologized to...

Post-mortem examinations for Kingston plane crash victims could take days, coroner says Post-mortem examinations for Kingston plane crash victims could take days, coroner says

Pilot Otabek Oblokulov, his wife and their three children, ages three, 11 and 15, along with a Toronto couple died when the plane crashed in a wooded area near Kingston on Wednesday, according to friends of the deceased, the Canadian Broadcasting C...

London suspect had terrorism conviction London suspect had terrorism conviction

In a tweet , Amy Coop said: "A guy who was with us at Fishmongers Hall took a 5" narwhal tusk from the wall and went out to confront the attacker. Mr Merritt was a course coordinator for Learning Together, a prisoners' rehabilitation programme tha...

Siberia: 18000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists Siberia: 18000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists

The body was preserved by permafrost, so it's nose, fur and teeth are intact. A scientist holds an 18,000-year-old puppy recovered from the Siberian permafrost. Scientist, David Stanton, from Centre for palaeogenetics, states that it's easy to diff...

Opposition leader Keiko Fujimori leaves prison in Peru Opposition leader Keiko Fujimori leaves prison in Peru

Fujimori was behind the bars since October 2018 after prosecutors alleged that she headed a criminal organisation and received millions of dollars from Odebrecht during her 2011 election campaign. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has called for...

EU Parliament declares climate EU Parliament declares climate "emergency" in symbolic move

Nevertheless, the European Union parliament's vote ought to assist form insurance policies for the bloc's incoming government head, Ursula von der Leyen , who assumes workplace on December 1. Pascal Canfin, Chair of the Committee on the Environmen...

Brazil's president accuses Leonardo DiCaprio of paying to burn the Amazon rainforest Brazil's president accuses Leonardo DiCaprio of paying to burn the Amazon rainforest

Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars in 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. " Leonardo DiCaprio , dammit, you're collaborating with the burning of the Amazon", Bolsonaro said, saying the actor was part of an global "campaign against Brazil...

Climate Change Climate Change "Tipping Points" Too Close For Comfort

The "active" tipping points include the extensive loss of Arctic sea ice and ice sheets in Greenland, West Antarctica and the Wilkes Basin of East Antarctica, the thawing of permafrost , and the destruction of boreal forests and the Amazon r...

Submarine abandoned off Spanish coast carried three tons of cocaine Submarine abandoned off Spanish coast carried three tons of cocaine

They found 152 bundles with three tonnes of cocaine, Spanish police said in a statement. A source close to the investigation had previously told AFP that the submarine came from South America but Losada de Azpiazu said police were still working to ...

Governor helps cut down Christmas trees to decorate office Governor helps cut down Christmas trees to decorate office

Officials say that the money goes towards helping the boys with things like summer camp and other costs. Stuart attributes their success to their passion about what they do and the dedication to producing lovely trees that are local and sustainable...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in Gaza Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in Gaza

An Israeli army spokesman said soldiers had "identified a number of attempts to approach the fence as well as a number of attempts to sabotage it". Modi also mentioned in the letter that India hoped "for an early resumption of the dialogue between ...

US climber Brad Gobright falls to death in Mexico US climber Brad Gobright falls to death in Mexico

The pair were abseiling down the face together on the same rope, an advanced technique known as simul-rappelling, when the accident happened, Jacobson was quoted as saying. "Then all of a sudden, I felt a pop, and we started dropping". It's underst...

London attacker named as man with terrorist conviction London attacker named as man with terrorist conviction

The Times of London says the attacker stabbed people at a criminology conference in London that he was attending. The attacker's history will raise hard questions for Britain's government and security services. Learning Together was holding a confe...

Three giraffes among 10 animals die in safari park fire Three giraffes among 10 animals die in safari park fire

The fire is believed to have broken out at a barn housing animals, the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office and park officials said. Local man Aaron DiBucci captured this footage, which shows giraffes running as the barn burns down behind them.

PM condoles passing away of former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuhiro Nakasone PM condoles passing away of former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuhiro Nakasone

He established his nationalist credentials by campaigning for parliament while riding a white bicycle bearing the rising sun of the Japanese national flag, which the country's wartime military had used. But Nakasone also said Japan should remain a wa...

Winter storm to roll into central Pa. Saturday evening Winter storm to roll into central Pa. Saturday evening

Wet snowflakes can look much like huge raindrops on radar. Airlines for America, the airline industry's trade group, expects 3.1 million passengers during what could be the busiest day ever recorded for American air travel. A strong, but warmer win...

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