Monday July 13-th, 2020

Meet The Sisters Who Offer to Decorate Christmas Trees for Lazy People Meet The Sisters Who Offer to Decorate Christmas Trees for Lazy People

We had one tree made out of Lego, a tree made out of tinned cans which will be donated to the foodbank afterwards and one tree decorated in gloves and hats which will be donated to the homeless after the festival. People may like to conserve their mo...

United Kingdom uses Brexit cliff-edge to demand European Union trade deal United Kingdom uses Brexit cliff-edge to demand European Union trade deal

Local media reported early Tuesday that Johnson will add revision to the Brexit bill (formerly known as the Withdrawal Agreement Bill) that would explicitly rule out any extension to the transition period beyond December 2020. The RBA has already cut...

Chinese navy commissions its second aircraft carrier Chinese navy commissions its second aircraft carrier

The Shandong was launched in April 2017 and began sea trials one year later in April 2018. The carrier's base-port of Sanya-Yulin is on the northern shores of the South China Sea, which gives a pointer to where the carrier is likely to operate in...

China trade deal 'totally done': USA trade rep China trade deal 'totally done': USA trade rep

China is expected to buy more agricultural and manufactured goods and energy products from American companies. A date for senior US and Chinese officials to formally sign the agreement is still being determined , Lighthizer said. Shi Yinhong is a...

Man and woman dead after alleged neighbour stabbing attack Man and woman dead after alleged neighbour stabbing attack

A man in a grey shirt and beige trousers was seen being led away by authorities. The man was treated by paramedics at the scene but could not be saved. She said: "When I went outside they told me to go back inside the house". The street was place...

Police Investigating Whether Teen Girl STAGED Her Own Violent Kidnapping! Police Investigating Whether Teen Girl STAGED Her Own Violent Kidnapping!

On Tuesday morning, police released the heartbreaking security camera footage and asked for the public's help in solving the crime. The NYPD had previously celebrated her safe return. The vehicle, with two other men inside, then sped away. Her moth...

Trump Administration Rejects US Senate Resolution Recognizing the Armenian Genocide Trump Administration Rejects US Senate Resolution Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

The State Department spokeswoman referenced Trump's statement back in April in which he welcomed "the efforts of Armenians and Turks to acknowledge and reckon with their painful history". After the Senate vote, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Pope ends 'secrecy' rule on child sexual abuse in Catholic church Pope ends 'secrecy' rule on child sexual abuse in Catholic church

The class-action lawsuit, brought in Manhattan federal court by seven survivors who previously settled with the Catholic Dioceses in NY for "pennies on the dollar", alleges sole defendant "the Holy See" acted negligently by instructing its bishops ...

Pope Francis Lifts 'Pontifical Secret' on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Pope Francis Lifts 'Pontifical Secret' on Child Sexual Abuse Cases

On his 83rd birthday, Pope Francis has responded to a long-standing complaint from survivors by announcing that any testimony gathered by the Church in relation to cases of sexual violence, the abuse of minors and child pornography will now be made a...

UK's Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay UK's Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay

The UK prime minister aims to capitalize on the 80-strong majority his Conservative Party won in the December 12 election, passing legislation that would lead to the UK leaving the European Union on January 31 and entering a transition period which w...

Groom Beaten to Death at His Wedding Reception Groom Beaten to Death at His Wedding Reception

Police responded to reports of a fight breaking out near the wedding reception, but Melgoza was initially "missing". Brothers Rony Castaneda Ramirez, 28, and Josue Castaneda Ramirez, 19, were arrested, and are being held without bail. The suspects ...

British PM to present Brexit Bill to MPs on Friday, says spokesman British PM to present Brexit Bill to MPs on Friday, says spokesman

In his boldest move since winning a majority in Thursday's election, Johnson will use his control of parliament to outlaw any extension of the Brexit transition period beyond 2020. A Downing Street source told The Times: "Last week the public voted...

Estonian politician calls Finland's new prime minister a 'salesgirl' Estonian politician calls Finland's new prime minister a 'salesgirl'

Lawmakers at the 101-seat Riigikogu, Estonia's parliament, voted Tuesday by 44 to 42 to remove Mart Helme from his post. Helme, 70, in an interview with an Estonian radio talk show on Sunday, made a jibe at Sanna Marin , Finland's new 34-year-ol...

Japan, S Korea hold export talks, seek dispute solution Japan, S Korea hold export talks, seek dispute solution

The revised surplus reached 3.3 billion USA dollars last month, meaning the trade balance has stayed in the black since February 2012, according to the Korea Customs Service. South Korea has demanded that Japan reverse its measures, saying Tokyo is u...

Trump Campaign Deputy Rick Gates Sentenced to 45 Days Jail Trump Campaign Deputy Rick Gates Sentenced to 45 Days Jail

Gates and his ex-business partner, onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , were among the first individuals charged as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation . "Gates' cooperation has been steadfast desp...

Man tried six times for killings in Mississippi gets bond Man tried six times for killings in Mississippi gets bond

A MS man who was tried six times on multiple murder charges was granted bond Monday after his murder conviction was overturned by the U.S. A judge accepted the request on Monday, on the condition that Flowers wear an electronic bracelet and pay a $...

Comey Admits Defeat on Surveillance: 'I'm Responsible For This' Comey Admits Defeat on Surveillance: 'I'm Responsible For This'

The IG report generally found that agents were justified in launching the investigation known as Crossfire Hurricane, as well as investigations into four Trump associates: Page , former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, form...

14 dead, 2 trapped in southwest China coal and gas outburst 14 dead, 2 trapped in southwest China coal and gas outburst

At least 37 people have died in five separate mining accidents in China since October. The accident is the latest in a series of incidents in China , where safety regulations are often poorly enforced. At the time, officials said the accident ...

Firefighters in Australia accidentally spread blaze Firefighters in Australia accidentally spread blaze

Mr Mullins says that over the weekend homes were lost near both Sydney and Perth, and a large 737 air tanker was sent from NSW to WA. "The air pollution events resulting from bushfires will become more and more frequent and are a result of climate ...

Scotland can not be held prisoner by English warns Scottish Nationalist leader Scotland can not be held prisoner by English warns Scottish Nationalist leader

This week will see the publication of the "democratic case" for the transfer of power to hold such a vote, as a number of Scottish Labour figures publicly questioned the party's opposition to a second independence referendum. You can't lock us in a c...

PM Imran Khan arrives in Geneva to co-convene Global Refugee Forum PM Imran Khan arrives in Geneva to co-convene Global Refugee Forum

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi meets a group of refugees attending the Global Refugee Forum in Geneva. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Geneva to co-chair the first Global Refugee Forum on Monday. "This Forum...

President commemorates Battle of the Bulge President commemorates Battle of the Bulge

Several members of Congress also traveled to Europe for the occasion as well as Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. On Monday, they were honoured by a king, a grand duke, two presidents, two prime ministers and a United States defence chief at solemn ...

Brexit Briefing: GBP/USD Eases on No-Deal Brexit Fears Brexit Briefing: GBP/USD Eases on No-Deal Brexit Fears

At present, the Bill allows the Brexit transition period to be extended by mutual agreement for up to two years but Johnson's amendment will rule that out even though the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier is unconvinced a trade deal can be reach...

Pakistan's former dictator Musharraf sentenced to death for treason Pakistan's former dictator Musharraf sentenced to death for treason

A three-member bench of the special court headed by Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad announced the decision. After the sentence was announced, Pakistan's Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan told reporters that Prime Minister Imra...

Obama ‘Absolutely Confident’ World Would Improve If Women Ran Things Obama ‘Absolutely Confident’ World Would Improve If Women Ran Things

That includes, "living standards and outcomes", he said . Former U.S. President Barack Obama says that women would do an "indisputably better" job running the world than men, and blamed numerous problems around the globe on "old people", mostly ...

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