Sunday April 5-th, 2020

Florida parents charged with murder after baby starves to death Florida parents charged with murder after baby starves to death

Authorities say the 18-month-old boy died on September 27 of malnutrition while under the care of the O'Learys. A Lee County grand jury charged Ryan Patrick O'Leary, 30, and Sheila O'Leary, 35, with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggr...

Ex-minister Diab on course to be named Lebanese PM Ex-minister Diab on course to be named Lebanese PM

Demonstrators of all sectarian backgrounds have been in the streets every day since 17 October to demand the removal of the entire political leadership, seen as corrupt and incompetent. "This will drive Lebanon towards a Sunni-Shiite schism". Unkno...

Chinese national arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago Chinese national arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

Trump, who is expected to travel to the resort with his family for the holidays, was heading to MI for a campaign rally on Wednesday as the US House voted to impeach him. Zhang was found guilty in September of trespassing and lying to Secret Serv...

Impeachment meaning: What is impeachment, what does it mean for Trump? Impeachment meaning: What is impeachment, what does it mean for Trump?

Congress forms different "articles" which summate the accusations levelled towards the President, which are then subject to a debate and a vote. No president in the 243-year history of the United States has been removed from office by impeachment.

PM: PM: "Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas"

The Government has insisted will come to an end on 31 December 2020. It must become law before January 31 if Johnson is to stick to his timetable, and the government plans to hold the first significant vote on it Friday. "That does not mean we will...

Impeachment against Trump absolutely on made-up grounds: Putin Impeachment against Trump absolutely on made-up grounds: Putin

Putin nevertheless criticized the United States in general for what he called unfriendly steps toward Russian Federation, saying Moscow had adopted a policy of responding in kind. The 67-year-old president, who has been in power for two decades, al...

Youngest population of Homo Erectus dated Youngest population of Homo Erectus dated

The new findings help to clarify how long H. erectus existed. The new dates from Ngandong, Java, place the species' end days in context. Paleoanthropologist Russell Ciochon of the University of Iowa , an author of the study , said: "I don't...

Here's how newspaper front pages announced Trump's impeachment Here's how newspaper front pages announced Trump's impeachment

This is a permanent stain against a man who's been permanently stained in like a dozen ways since well before he even entered politics, and the end result will pretty much be an answer to a trivia question. Asked how he felt about going down in histo...

Australian PM faces criticism for overseas family holiday Australian PM faces criticism for overseas family holiday

Mr McCormack yesterday said Mr Morrison would return to Australia "next Monday night". The office said they could not confirm whether he was overseas, although they told Region Media at the start of the week that Mr Morrison was still receiving r...

Multiple people shot at seniors complex in Westerly, Rhode Island Multiple people shot at seniors complex in Westerly, Rhode Island

Police haven't identified the victims other than to say the one killed worked at the complex, as did one of the survivors. When officers went to his room they found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. "Never any crimes of this nature, obvious...

Moody's cuts Boeing's debt ratings as 737 MAX problems deepen Moody's cuts Boeing's debt ratings as 737 MAX problems deepen

President Donald Trump phoned the head of Boeing ahead of the company's announcement Monday that it was halting production of the 737 MAX, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. Thursday's downgrade was the second in less than 24 hours - Mo...

Xi visits Macau as nearby Hong Kong seethes Xi visits Macau as nearby Hong Kong seethes

China has repeatedly portrayed Hong Kong's huge protests as a foreign-backed colour revolution created to destabilise the motherland, rejecting any suggestion Hong Kongers have legitimate political grievances. The city's first light rail line annou...

NSW fires: Two volunteer firefighters die after truck rolls NSW fires: Two volunteer firefighters die after truck rolls

Aerial footage showed aircraft dwarfed by thick black and grey billowing smoke. "Coal is extremely flammable, meaning any fires could likely burn for weeks, emitting toxic fumes which will aggravate the already risky levels of air pollution across ...

Queen Elizabeth: Jan. 31 is Brexit Finish Goal Queen Elizabeth: Jan. 31 is Brexit Finish Goal

The Queen's speech normally takes place about once a year but there was one in October after Johnson became Conservative leader in July following an internal party vote. Several of the measures are likely to prove contentious. The British Queen a...

U.S. special envoy Khalilzad in Kabul amid renewed push for deal U.S. special envoy Khalilzad in Kabul amid renewed push for deal

US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met in Kabul with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to discuss "efforts to finalize a deal with the Taliban " militants fighting the central government and USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops, ...

1st LD Writethru: 4 injured in US Texas shooting 1st LD Writethru: 4 injured in US Texas shooting

Police are searching for three suspects who fled the scene in a black Dodge Charger. While McManus didn't release the victims' names, he said the victims were three men, ages 17, 26, and 41, and one woman, 19.

Three people killed in shooting in central Moscow: Izvestia Three people killed in shooting in central Moscow: Izvestia

MOSCOW-A gunman opened fire near an office of Russia's FSB security service in central Moscow on Thursday, causing casualties and prompting the security service to "neutralize" the shooter. The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Servic...

Salem Fires Host Over School Shooting Comment Salem Fires Host Over School Shooting Comment

Bonniwell quickly added, "which, no one would be hurt". But he still won. "Given the history of school violence that has plagued our community, 710 KNUS confirms that an inappropriate comment was made on the Chuck & Julie show by co-host Chuck B...

ECJ: Spain should have freed Catalan MEP to take office ECJ: Spain should have freed Catalan MEP to take office

Oriol Junqueras was jailed for 13 years in October for his role in a 2017 Catalan independence referendum that was deemed illegal by Spanish courts. Spanish law requires new MEPs to swear an oath on the constitution in Spain . "The parliamentary m...

Maguindanao Massacre: Supreme Court of the Philippines will issue a verdict Maguindanao Massacre: Supreme Court of the Philippines will issue a verdict

She said the Ampatuans, the principal suspects in the deaths of 58 people, including 32 journalists, had too much power and thought they could control the police, military, and even politicians forever. He challenged the powerful Ampatuan clan, who...

Hamas Plotting Israeli Attacks From Turkey Hamas Plotting Israeli Attacks From Turkey

Senior Hamas operatives are plotting attacks against Israel from Istanbul, amid meetings between the terrorist group's leaders and President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, according to news reports Wednesday. In addition, Saleh al-Aruri, the group's deputy ...

20 charged in high-end vehicle thefts in Ontario 20 charged in high-end vehicle thefts in Ontario

Laval police say they have made several arrests in relation to the thefts of 40 vehicles in Laval and Greater Montreal as part of a major luxury heist that spreads into Ontario. "We want to remind the public to take precautions when leaving their veh...

Top Democrat excoriates Pompeo for 'unceremoniously recalling' top United States diplomat in Ukraine Top Democrat excoriates Pompeo for 'unceremoniously recalling' top United States diplomat in Ukraine

Taylor, who was brought in to serve in Ukraine on a temporary basis following the ouster of the previous ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch , has been criticized by the president as a "Never Trumper". diplomat reportedly plans a visit to Ukraine in the...

Wakanda free trade forever? Fictional nation removed from US trade list Wakanda free trade forever? Fictional nation removed from US trade list

Researcher Francis Tseng, a fellow at the Jain Family Institute , tweeted out a screen capture after he discovered Wakanda among the listings while looking up "how trade deal tariffs affect food distribution and hunger" in other countries, NBC Ne...

UN Peacekeepers Fathered Hundreds of Kids in Haiti UN Peacekeepers Fathered Hundreds of Kids in Haiti

The testimonies echoed a pattern observed in Liberia between 1990 and 1998, when it was reported that thousands of children were fathered by worldwide peacekeepers. It was originally implemented to deal with political instability and organised crime...