Thursday September 24-th, 2020

New Jersey shooting: Gunmen target Jewish grocery store, 6 dead New Jersey shooting: Gunmen target Jewish grocery store, 6 dead

Jersey City Department of Public Safety Director James Shea said Tuesday that there is no indication of terrorism. The gunmen fled in a stolen rental van, driving straight to the kosher market. "If not for them", Murphy said, "I shudder, we shu...

Infosys gets United Nations award for ‘climate neutral now’ category Infosys gets United Nations award for ‘climate neutral now’ category

The activist addressed the latest round of United Nations climate talks in Madrid Wednesday morning, bluntly criticizing world leaders for " negotiating loopholes " and using PR to make it appear they are achieving bold climate targets. "She can not ...

European Union trumpets Green Deal as its 'man on the moon moment' European Union trumpets Green Deal as its 'man on the moon moment'

But this is Europe's "man on the moon moment" (man on the moon-moment, ed.), says von der Leyen, at a brief press conference before she presents the plan in the EU Parliament. "Local and regional governments have to be more than just mere supporters ...

Blast Outside Main US Base In Afghanistan, 5 Injured Blast Outside Main US Base In Afghanistan, 5 Injured

All five wounded in the attack at the southern entrance to the base were Afghans. "There were no USA or coalition casualties, and Bagram remained secure throughout the attack", he said further. Dr. Abdul Qasim Sangin, a physician who heads the main...

Load-shedding for this week Load-shedding for this week

On Tuesday morning, various reports by Yelland and Business Maverick noted that neither Kusile nor Medupi were up and running. Winde said citizens were feeling the pinch of load shedding but stressed that his government would continue to push to ...

Algeria jails two ex-PMs on corruption charges Algeria jails two ex-PMs on corruption charges

Many Algerians, especially the military, worry that there could be a repeat of the chaos and violence of the 1990s, following an aborted presidential election won by Islamist Abbassi Madani. Algeria's peaceful, 9-month-old protest movement dismisses ...

Michelle Obama Defends Ellen DeGeneres’ Friendship With George W. Bush Michelle Obama Defends Ellen DeGeneres’ Friendship With George W. Bush

Obama revealed that she and her family together with the former President Obama58, " We were really good", maintained a tear at the minimum. Michelle replied: "I had the opportunity to sit by your father at funerals, the highs and the lows and we...

New Zealand volcano: Criminal probe launched; death toll rises to six New Zealand volcano: Criminal probe launched; death toll rises to six

He confirmed that 47 people were on or near the island Monday when the volcano erupted at 2:11 p.m. About 30 of the survivors remained hospitalised yesterday, many flown to burn units around the country. Police hope to use drones to measure toxic...

Boungainville votes for independence from Papua New Guinea Boungainville votes for independence from Papua New Guinea

Although there are fears that an independent Bougainville could set a precedent for other independence movements in tribally diverse Papua New Guinea , the scale of the victory for the pro-independence movement will be hard for Port Moresby to ignor...

Al-Shabaab claims attack on elite hotel in Mogadishu Al-Shabaab claims attack on elite hotel in Mogadishu

A lawmaker told local radio that armed militants dressed in Somali police uniform arrived in a auto before storming the hotel. They then opened fire and threw grenades, triggering an armed response from security forces guarding checkpoints leading ...

Trump Expresses Anti-Semitic Sentiments Before a Jewish Audience Again Trump Expresses Anti-Semitic Sentiments Before a Jewish Audience Again

You're brutal killers. (Laughter.) Not nice people at all . Trump told the crowd: "A lot of you are in the real estate business because I know you very well". Trump spoke about his administration's decisions to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal ...

Sydney shrouded in 'unbreathable' smoke as Australia wildfires rage Sydney shrouded in 'unbreathable' smoke as Australia wildfires rage

New South Wales is staring down another hard day of bushfire danger, with smoke pollution set to smother Sydney and temperatures to soar past 40C. Officials say the number of people going to hospital with breathing problems has also gone up over ...

Chinese nationals among those injured in New Zealand volcanic eruption Chinese nationals among those injured in New Zealand volcanic eruption

The nationalities of those who were near the volcano when it erupted consisted of 24 Australians, nine Americans, five New Zealanders, four Germans, two Chinese, two Britons and one Malaysian, Tims said, adding that until the identification process...

Climate Change Conference Highlights Innovative Mitigation Technologies in Sectors Climate Change Conference Highlights Innovative Mitigation Technologies in Sectors

The U.S. remains a party to the climate pact until November 4, 2020 - the day after the U.S. presidential vote. "And while many countries have been working hard to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement , the fact remains that global temperatures are...

Trump lashes out at FBI director Wray over Russian Federation investigation report Trump lashes out at FBI director Wray over Russian Federation investigation report

The Mueller report revealed that America did not face a true catastrophe - the spectacle of an American presidential campaign in an active conspiracy with arguably our nation's most risky geopolitical foe - but it did detail an avalanche of lies an...

LA-area Nativity scene shows Jesus, Mary, Joseph in cages at border LA-area Nativity scene shows Jesus, Mary, Joseph in cages at border

Ristine said . "I think as Christians we have a responsibility to proclaim a narrative that might be counter to what the world thinks". Claremont's nativity, planned since July, is one of many "protest nativities" to attract attention in recent ye...

DOD suspends operational training for all Saudi students after Pensacola shooting DOD suspends operational training for all Saudi students after Pensacola shooting

The memo signed by Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist also suspends flight and other operational training for all Saudi Arabian students in US military programs. Police shot and killed the Saudi gunman. "We will make every effort to ensure the s...

Putin, Zelenskyy to hold first summit on Ukraine conflict Putin, Zelenskyy to hold first summit on Ukraine conflict

Mr Zelensky , inaugurated this year, is seeking to end a conflict with Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine. Both leaders sat down at the French presidential palace along with the leaders of France and Germany for talks focused on reviving ...

One of UK's 'most dangerous' criminals jailed for life One of UK's 'most dangerous' criminals jailed for life

He allegedly used a "support network" across the country to evade police, despite being identified as a suspect after snatching and raping his first victim in Watford on April 21. The Metropolitan Police circulated a CCTV image of McCann in Watford a...

India's Lower House Passes India's Lower House Passes "Anti-Muslim" Citizenship Bill

Critics have stated that in case the government wanted to protect minorities in countries around them, why does the Bill not include groups like Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, Ahmadi and Shia Muslims in Pakistan and Sri Lankan Muslim Tamils as well, ...

Hong Kong Airport Protesters Clash With Police; China Blames Pelosi, McConnell Hong Kong Airport Protesters Clash With Police; China Blames Pelosi, McConnell

The burst of violence included protesters beating up at least two men they suspected of being undercover Chinese agents. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) garrison in Hong Kong is, in the words of its commander Chen Daoxiang, "determined to protec...

‘Price of giving one party brute majority,' says Chidambaram on CAB ‘Price of giving one party brute majority,' says Chidambaram on CAB

If it is in lakhs then where are they going to be settled in India?" asked the saffron party. The CAB , which seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus , Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists fleeing persecution in Pakistan, Afghanis...

New York Attorney General Letitia James' Statement On ExxonMobil Ruling New York Attorney General Letitia James' Statement On ExxonMobil Ruling

The decision came after a trial that heard from a dozen witnesses and marked the culmination of a three and a half year probe into Exxon Mobil's system for estimating future climate costs in energy projects and for communicating to the public about c...

‘They’ Named as Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s Word of the Year ‘They’ Named as Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s Word of the Year

The US dictionary also recently added a new definition of " they ", reflecting its use as a singular personal pronoun for non-binary people. Weeks later, the American Psychological Association recognized " they " as a singular third-person pronoun in...

Agreement reached on changes to new North American free trade deal Agreement reached on changes to new North American free trade deal

The U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement was originally signed by the three countries a year ago, but U.S. ratification has been stalled for months as congressional Democrats and organized labour bickered with Mexico over labour rights as well as the deal's...

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