Saturday July 11-th, 2020

Russian interference campaign behind leak of NHS documents, Reddit says Russian interference campaign behind leak of NHS documents, Reddit says

British cyber security officials are investigating whether classified UK-U.S. trade documents that were shared online ahead of Thursday's election (December 12) were acquired by hacking or were leaked, two sources told Reuters . Critics are also que...

United States bill on China's Xinjiang violates worldwide law United States bill on China's Xinjiang violates worldwide law

China says the centres provide vocational training and are part of a programme created to tackle terrorism. "The reports by The New York Times , the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and other foreign media organizations are p...

Eskom load shedding update Eskom load shedding update

Stage 6 load shedding schedules are available on the Eskom website . Load shedding is a responsible act and highly controlled process, implemented to protect the country from a national blackout, added Eskom . Eskom will keep residents updat...

Telangana government sets up SIT to investigate Hyderabad encounter case Telangana government sets up SIT to investigate Hyderabad encounter case

The seven-member National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team's inquiry into the Shadnagar encounter, in which four suspects of the Disha rape-murder case were killed, entered the second day on Sunday. Veteran politician Kapil Sibal warned that "sava...

Federal Bureau of Investigation says US Navy base shooting was act of terror Federal Bureau of Investigation says US Navy base shooting was act of terror

Family members and others identified the three dead as Joshua Kaleb Watson , a 23-year-old graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy; Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham , 19, of St. US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the Department of Defense will look at th...

Walmart apologizes for Christmas sweater depicting Santa with cocaine Walmart apologizes for Christmas sweater depicting Santa with cocaine

Part of the description said, "The best snow comes straight from South America". The company said the sweaters do not represent its values. "That's bad news for jolly old St Nick, who lives far away in the North Pole". The wool-polyester blend pu...

Inspector general report on Russian Federation investigation is out Inspector general report on Russian Federation investigation is out

The Justice Department's internal watchdog is set to release a report expected to document misconduct during the investigation into President Trump's 2016 campaign. That investigation is criminal in nature, and Republicans may look to it to uncover...

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

The police further chased and arrested two other suspects, SS and TS, in different locations, and confiscated a piece of adult tiger skin in Pangkalan Lesung Village. The Sunda subspecies of tiger was once found on the Indonesian islands of Java, Bal...

LIVE Trump impeachment hearings & analysis LIVE Trump impeachment hearings & analysis

The head of a USA congressional panel leading the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Monday accused him of putting himself before his country and violating his oath of office. Mark Meadows of North Carolina said on "State of the ...

Worst drought in a century shrinks Victoria Falls to a trickle Worst drought in a century shrinks Victoria Falls to a trickle

Scientists are cautious about categorically blaming climate change, as there is always seasonal variation in levels. Lungu told Sky News: "It's [climate change] a serious problem, a genuine one". Richard Beilfuss, head of the International Crane ...

'Emotional' Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York 'Emotional' Will Smith campaigns against homelessness in New York

He said this weekend's World's Big Sleep Out would fund 100 charities. The initiative hopes to raise around £38m ($50m) for homelessness charities. "He came into the cafe and he sort of plucked up the courage and he asked us if he could have a jo...

Amit Shah To Opposition On Citizenship (Amendment) Bill Amit Shah To Opposition On Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Over 750 scholars from around the world have signed the note, including the directors of three major research institutions: Sandip Trivedi (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai), Rajesh Gopakumar (International Centre for Theoretical Scienc...

Afghans hold candlelight vigil for slain Japanese doctor Afghans hold candlelight vigil for slain Japanese doctor

Masaru Murakami, the Chairman of the NGO Peshawar-kai, held a news conference on Monday at an airport in Fukuoka City, which is the aid organization's base and Nakamura's hometown. Nakamura was traveling with three guards when he was killed. Author...

Finnish woman set to become the world's youngest prime minister Finnish woman set to become the world's youngest prime minister

The 34-year-old Marin, whose party is the largest in a five-member governing coalition, will be the world's youngest-serving prime minister when she takes office in the coming days. Finland now holds the European Union's rotating presidency. The Soci...

Trump impeachment: judiciary hearing could bring Mueller into play Trump impeachment: judiciary hearing could bring Mueller into play

Doug Collins, R-Ga., listens during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on impeachment on Capitol Hill on December 4, 2019. "This is just how desperately they are - desperately focused on impeaching this president, " said Collins who said again...

Saudi Arabia stops forcing restaurants to have separate male and female entrances Saudi Arabia stops forcing restaurants to have separate male and female entrances

It cited a desire to attract investments and greater business opportunities as a reason for the decision, in a statement published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. There was no announcement of changes to other public establishments, such as schoo...

Transport networks across France crippled as strikes enter third day Transport networks across France crippled as strikes enter third day

Paris commuters inched to work Monday through exceptional traffic jams, as strikes to preserve retirement rights halted trains and subways for a fifth straight day. Authorities are bracing themselves for possible violence. Protesters leave Place de...

Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark

Hong Kong residents have been cautioned against illegally entering Taiwan, as reports circulate that more than 200 pro-democracy protesters have fled to the island country. "We hope this will be a signature for our movement after six months to show ...

Woman pushed out of wheelchair by man trying to steal it

Surveillance footage from the train showed the moment that Shurbutt forces the woman out of her chair and onto the floor. "Despite his reindeer slippers, this criminal was NOT spreading holiday cheer", police wrote on Facebook. The incident took pl...

China exports fall in November, imports recover China exports fall in November, imports recover

Exports were down by 1.1 percent in the last month of the year, after a drop of 0.9 percent in October on slowing global demand . Among all sectors, China's private sector, which is the primary body of China's foreign trade and accounts for 42.5 p...

Biden calls Iowa voter a 'liar' after he brings up Ukraine Biden calls Iowa voter a 'liar' after he brings up Ukraine

It took place in Elkader, Iowa , and not Elkhart, Iowa. But his voice became elevated, his words more impassioned, as he spoke of his ability to navigate world crises and willingness to take on what he called bullies, cowards, and dictators.

I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign

According to the Sunday Times investigation, leaked documents showed some cases remaining unresolved months or years after they were raised. Questioned whether the figure of outstanding complaints of antisemitic behaviour is accurate, he added: "...

Gaetz: 'Weird' That Giuliani In Ukraine On Apparent Corruption Probe Gaetz: 'Weird' That Giuliani In Ukraine On Apparent Corruption Probe

However, the congressman said the entire impeachment inquiry is null because Trump in his July 25 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky was simply expressing his "skepticism of foreign aid". Before arriving in Kyiv, Giuliani stopped in...

Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalising USMCA Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalising USMCA

The Mexican industry confederation Concamin criticized the proposal as "completely unacceptable" in a letter sent to Mexican Undersecretary for North America Jesús Seade, a senior trade official, who was in Washington this week for talks with Lighthi...

I am Israel’s best friend says Donald Trump I am Israel’s best friend says Donald Trump

We have to do it. "One day, you will have to explain this because I do not think that they like Israel too much". During his speech, Trump accused some Jewish American people of not being sufficiently loyal to Israel. The president also spoke p...

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