Saturday September 19-th, 2020

India lambastes Pakistan PM Imran Khan at UNHRC over CAA remarks India lambastes Pakistan PM Imran Khan at UNHRC over CAA remarks

With a full 80% of the world's refugees living in poor and developing countries, which often feel left to shoulder the heavy economic and societal costs alone, burden-sharing is high on the agenda at the meeting. He said some two million people in As...

Russian spy ship operating ‘in unsafe manner’ off Southeast coast, officials say Russian spy ship operating ‘in unsafe manner’ off Southeast coast, officials say

A Russian spy ship was spotted operating in an "unsafe" manner on Tuesday off the southeast coast of the United States, according to the Jacksonville, Florida, branch of the U.S. The Viktor Leonov SSV-175, part of the Vishnya class of intelligence ...

Aussie Cooks Pork Roast Inside His Datsun Sunny, Eats It Aussie Cooks Pork Roast Inside His Datsun Sunny, Eats It

Pengelly said he used a monitor throughout the day to measure the temperature. "My warning is do not leave anyone or anything precious to you in a hot auto, not for a minute", he wrote in the post, which included photos of his vehicle and the cooke...

Donald Trump jokes that late Rep. John Dingell is in hell Donald Trump jokes that late Rep. John Dingell is in hell

Trump began his comments by calling Dingell's widow, Debbie, a "real beauty" and then launched in a story about his condolence call the late Congressman's wife. "To be clear. John Dingell was a Veteran and a Statesman while President Trump is a Cowar...

Russia's Putin expects Trump to survive impeachment proceedings Russia's Putin expects Trump to survive impeachment proceedings

Putin's preference for the golden age of Windows was revealed in a Kremlin photo release , which clearly shows the XP machine in the world leader's office. These issues could be "problematic" when you're the President of Russian Federation. Dmitry ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer' Ruth Bader Ginsburg on impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer'

In a wide-ranging conversation, she also said poor women were victims of restrictive abortion access. Read the Transcripts. Shouldn't even be allowed. She wouldn't be alone among Supreme Court justices in believing that slowing down, or stepping down...

Indian-origin MP in race to replace UK Labour leader Indian-origin MP in race to replace UK Labour leader

The 40-year-old MP won her Wigan seat in the north-west of England, holding on to one of the key bricks in the so-called "red wall" which collapsed as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party won over traditional Labour Party voters acro...

United States acting ambassador to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, to step down

While speaking to reporters at the White House Monday, he touted Giuliani's record of fighting organized crime in NY and beyond. "I am extremely concerned that this suspect decision furthers the President's inappropriate and unacceptable linking of...

Top Never Trumpers Launch Super PAC To Defeat Trump Top Never Trumpers Launch Super PAC To Defeat Trump

Four prominent Republicans, Never Trump attorney George Conway among them, penned an op-ed in the New York Times on Tuesday explaining why they started a political action committee (PAC) called the Lincoln Project . "As Americans, we must stem t...

NY Judge Tosses Manafort Fraud Case NY Judge Tosses Manafort Fraud Case

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort , was sentenced in a pair of federal cases earlier this year as part of former US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation . He also provided testimony ...

Germany's Merkel criticizes USA gas pipeline sanctions threat Germany's Merkel criticizes USA gas pipeline sanctions threat

After the USA lawmakers included such sanctions in the defense bill, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said last week that "European energy policy is being decided in Europe , not in the United States", adding that Germany opposes intervention...

Jewellery worth $64m stolen from UK's Tamara Ecclestone Jewellery worth $64m stolen from UK's Tamara Ecclestone

Tamara Ecclestone's husband Jay Rutland has accused Lorraine Kelly of being rude and lacking in empathy for joking about their family home being burgled . "Internal security are co-operating with police in this matter", the spokesperson told th...

Ukrainian tycoon's lawyer says he lent money to Giuliani associate Ukrainian tycoon's lawyer says he lent money to Giuliani associate

The disclosure came during a court hearing in NY for Lev Parnas , who is awaiting trial on charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to US politicians, including some made as part of an effort to influence policy on Ukraine . Parnas, in c...

Northern Ireland set to be battered with heavy winds Northern Ireland set to be battered with heavy winds

The Environment Agency has issued 10 flood warnings, meaning "flooding is expected - immediate action required". RAIN - the rain warnings are widespread and persistent this week, stretching right into Saturday. Today (Wednesday) we'll see a spell...

The NWS confirms that 3 tornadoes touched down in north Alabama Monday The NWS confirms that 3 tornadoes touched down in north Alabama Monday

They are part of a severe weather system moving east before the Christmas holiday. Areas from Kansas to IN could see more than 15 centimetres (6 inches) of snow on Tuesday, with the wintry weather continuing to make its way across the Ohio Valley a...

Manhunt underway for 14-year-old Barnard murder suspect Manhunt underway for 14-year-old Barnard murder suspect

A surveillance camera mounted atop a security booth near the entrance to the park was rolling as three alleged teenage muggers accosted and knifed Majors, 18, on December 11, an NYPD investigator testified. So far, two teens - one 13 and the other, 1...

Private investigation into Sherman deaths over, but police probe continues: cops Private investigation into Sherman deaths over, but police probe continues: cops

Idsinga described the volume of information police used as "overwhelming". Along a row of gates north of Toronto, passing the Lamborghini SUV in a snowless auto, past the icy sidewalks, past the sign sold at the multi-million-dollar home next door,...

Dr M on why Saudi king is absent from KL summit Dr M on why Saudi king is absent from KL summit

According to media reports Saudi Arabia has not been extended an invitation to attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit starting tomorrow. Leaders and senior representatives from some 20 Muslim nations flocked to the Malaysian capital on Wednesday to discu...

Swinson 'proud' of Lib Dems despite losing seat during General Election Swinson 'proud' of Lib Dems despite losing seat during General Election

The exit polls suggested the SNP would win 55 of Scotland's 59 seats, and so far, the party holds 39 of the 40 seats. He said: 'I want her back in Parliament as soon as possible. So, all the deceitful leaflets did the trick and many Labour voters w...

Johnson bids to outlaw extending Brexit transition beyond 2020 Johnson bids to outlaw extending Brexit transition beyond 2020

While the United Kingdom will technically be leaving the European Union in January, afterwards begins the negotiating period at the end of which the United Kingdom could still leave in a No Deal 2.0 scenario, trading with the bloc on World Trade Orga...

India's Supreme Court refuses to halt implementation of citizenship law India's Supreme Court refuses to halt implementation of citizenship law

But critics say the fact that Muslims are excluded weakens India's secular foundation. "We want a stay order in the CAA case", said Kapil Sibal, a lawyer for petitioners who challenged the law in court, adding it was in conflict with parts of the...

Iran's Rouhani 'Finalizing' First Visit To Japan Iran's Rouhani 'Finalizing' First Visit To Japan

Rouhani will go to Tokyo on Friday, IRNA said, citing Iran's vice foreign minister Abbas Araghchi. Before leaving Tehran, Rouhani told reporters that Japan has been involved in major economic activities and investments in Iran. He made the remarks ...

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...

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