Thursday April 9-th, 2020

Trump faces two deadlines as US Congress ramps up impeachment focus Trump faces two deadlines as US Congress ramps up impeachment focus

Congressional investigators have been looking into whether Trump abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to launch investigations of former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden, who is running to unseat him in the 2020 presidential election, and a disc...

Trump blasts Dems after House panel plans impeachment vote while he's overseas

The committee will reportedly vote on whether to adopt the report on Tuesday. Now, as lawmakers return from their Thanksgiving recess, the inquiry will pivot to weighing potential articles of impeachment against Trump. "We're certainly anxious to...

Blockchain expert arrested for aiding N.Korea Blockchain expert arrested for aiding N.Korea

It isn't ruled by any single entity, but there are many countries that have made the assets illegal to use. Griffith provided highly technical information to North Korea. There is obviously no cooperation between the USA government and the North Ko...

Winter Storm Expected to Delay Travel Across Country on Sunday After Thanksgiving Winter Storm Expected to Delay Travel Across Country on Sunday After Thanksgiving

Newark now lists 147 delayed flights. Ahead of the anticipated winter weather, airlines like American and Delta have started issuing waivers for eligible travelers if they need to change or cancel their travel plans. "It will be less intense throug...

People Dead, 3 Injured in South Dakota Plane Crash People Dead, 3 Injured in South Dakota Plane Crash

The Pilatus PC-12 aircraft had an intended destination of Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Lunsford said. There were 12 people on the plane. Maule praised first responders as "heroic". Knudson says weather will be among several factors NTSB investig...

Six European countries join barter system for Iran trade Six European countries join barter system for Iran trade

The mechanism was devised to allow European companies to trade with Iran without falling under sanctions, which the United States has threatened to impose on anyone doing business with designated Iranian entities. The debate about the development of ...

Leftwingers win Germany’s SPD, cast doubt over Merkel coalition Leftwingers win Germany’s SPD, cast doubt over Merkel coalition

With its new leadership, the SPD is now in a position to ram through its proposals, and Merkel likely now knows that if she fails to loosen her budgetary restrictions, the SPD could easily walk away from the coalition and end her almost 15-year stint...

Migration issue is politically urgent for EU Commission leader Migration issue is politically urgent for EU Commission leader

China has always firmly supported the process of European integration, the Chinese premier said, noting that the two sides focus on their broad common interests, and strengthen strategic communication and all-round cooperation, which is beneficial to...

Ohio anti-abortion bill would force procedure not medically possible Ohio anti-abortion bill would force procedure not medically possible

In worldwide locations with strict abortion guidelines, ectopic pregnancies are one of many few exceptions that allow females to salvage the arrangement, because it's miles no longer doable for the egg to fetch accurate into a child. An Ohio anti-abo...

Boris Johnson To Trump: Stay Out Of Our Elections Boris Johnson To Trump: Stay Out Of Our Elections

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson pleaded US President Donald Trump on Friday not to get involved in Britain's upcoming December general election amid his state visit alongside other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders next week, Reuters...

Booby traps: Man in ME killed by own device Booby traps: Man in ME killed by own device

The town is approximately 320 miles from Portland, Maine. "Regretfully, Mr Cyr succumbed to the injuries he sustained from the gunshot". While Maine law permits the use of deadly force against home intruders in many cases, the U.S. It is not kn...

Fourteen killed in gun battle between Mexican authorities and drugs gang Fourteen killed in gun battle between Mexican authorities and drugs gang

Four of those killed were police, seven were suspected criminals and another three unidentified bodies were found nearby on a rural road, Coahuila governor Miguel Angel Riquelme told reporters. Trump on Tuesday said he planned to designate the cart...

First Warning Forecast: Rain becomes widespread overnight and Sunday First Warning Forecast: Rain becomes widespread overnight and Sunday

We will likely see wind gusts up to 45 - 50 miles per hour Saturday night and Sunday . Eventually, though, clouds thicken as an upper-level system moves through, which is likely to spark some showers by afternoon. Highs will top out in the low and...

New Orleans police: 10 wounded in French Quarter shooting New Orleans police: 10 wounded in French Quarter shooting

Multiple reports say a suspect has been detained. No officers were injured in the shooting. At this time, New Orleans Police are not sure what prompted the shooting. "Unfortunately, there were so many people out here we were unable to determine w...

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

The hero Polish chef who took on the London Bridge attacker with a narwhal tusk has been released from hospital. Three others were injured. On the day of his death, Merritt was coordinating a "Learning Together" conference organized by Cambridge...

Mexico warns will not allow US military operations against cartels Mexico warns will not allow US military operations against cartels

Trump tweeted after the killings that the United States was ready to help Mexico "wage war on the drug cartels", and he followed up this week by vowing to add Mexican cartels to the USA blacklist of Foreign Terrorist Organisations. While it does not ...

Sonic boom: Loud bang from RAF jet heard across Hertfordshire Sonic boom: Loud bang from RAF jet heard across Hertfordshire

Two Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled from an Royal Air Force base in Coningsby and intercepted the plane, United Kingdom media reported . A sonic boom happens when that air "escapes", creating a ripple effect which can be heard on the ground ...

Facebook issues corrective label on user’s post under fake news law Facebook issues corrective label on user’s post under fake news law

The post in question, which remains available, contained "scurrilous accusations against the elections department, the prime minister, and the election process in Singapore " according to the government. It seems that some in the media have accepted...

Q2 Weather: Winter Storm Warning through Saturday PM Q2 Weather: Winter Storm Warning through Saturday PM

Snow levels are projected to start out at around 2000' but will rise to around 3000' on Saturday evening. As the storm continues its eastward movement, it'll affect post-Thanksgiving travel with widespread snow, ice and powerful winds into the No...

Lisa Smith: IS recruit and daughter returning to Eire Lisa Smith: IS recruit and daughter returning to Eire

Earlier: Former member of the Defence Forces Lisa Smith and her daughter have arrived back in Ireland from Turkey. Ms Smith was placed in a garda auto without being taken into the airport terminal. She accompanied former president Mary Robinson ...

Maltese businessman charged with complicity in journalist's murder Maltese businessman charged with complicity in journalist's murder

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the capital Valletta Friday evening after Muscat refused to give immunity to the main suspect in the 2017 murder, tycoon Yorgen Fenech - charged on Saturday with complicity in the mother-of-three's ki...

Hillsborough trial: Jury can return majority verdict, judge rules Hillsborough trial: Jury can return majority verdict, judge rules

Duckenfield, now 75, was the match commander on the day of the match and after hearing more than six weeks of evidence, a jury returned the not guilty verdict after almost 14 hours of deliberation at Preston Crown Court. The court heard the Chief Sup...

Vancouver climate protests create spectacle during Black Friday rush Vancouver climate protests create spectacle during Black Friday rush

Vancouver police say drivers can expect congestion and delays downtown. One of the protesters eventually came down with the assistance of Vancouver police and was led away by several officers. According to VPD, Granville Street from Georgia to Dunsmu...

Reward up to US$30K for stepdaughter of missing UFC fighter Reward up to US$30K for stepdaughter of missing UFC fighter

I know you want me to be hard but it so hard baby it so hard. I'm gonna find a way I promise you I will. "Immediately nothing is flawless and I'm so lost". Footage from a security camera at the gas station connected Yazeed to Blanchard's disappeara...

At Least 9 Killed After Plane Crashes in South Dakota

All people on board on the downed plane were from Idaho , Maule Rossow said. All three are in critical condition. "The men and women of law enforcement, first responders and medical professionals should be commended in their heroic actions to resc...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT