Saturday July 4-th, 2020

Modi tells India's Muslims 'don't worry' as protests continue Modi tells India's Muslims 'don't worry' as protests continue

It law allows Hindus, Christians and other religious minorities who are in India illegally to become citizens if they can show they were persecuted due to their religion in Muslim-majority Bangladesh , Pakistan and Afghanistan . The passing of ...

New Zealand police suspend volcano body search New Zealand police suspend volcano body search

Police Superintendent Andy McGregor said extensive shoreline and aerial searches had not turned up anything new. Those still missing, presumed dead, are Winona Langford, a 17-year-old Australian tourist, and Hayden Marshall-Inman, a 40-year-old...

Teen missing for two years found in suspected paedophile's cupboard Teen missing for two years found in suspected paedophile's cupboard

Police in the western German city said they had no indication that the boy was being held against his will. "An investigation showed this was a 15-year old boy who has been missing for a long time", the Recklinghausen police said in a statement.

Jharkhand jolt to BJP as Cong-JMM alliance surges ahead

The three parties were, however, part of the coalition government led by JMM leader Hemant Soren from 2013 to 2014 before the elections took place. The primary fight was between the BJP and the JMM - Congress and RJD alliance. Earlier anticipatin...

Presidential elections can be held in Afghanistan again Presidential elections can be held in Afghanistan again

After almost three months of Afghanistan Presidential vote, Independent Election Commission on Sunday announced preliminary results in which Ashraf Ghani secured a victory with 50.64 per cent votes. "The damage from fraud and suicide bombing is the...

Pakistan team should strive to get better than Kohlis side: Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan team should strive to get better than Kohlis side: Shoaib Akhtar

Talking about the difference between Indian and Pakistani captains, the 44-year-old said Kohli leads his team by example and inspires his teammates to continue raising their bar. The former pacer also lauded Kohli for revolutionising the Indian team ...

Protests Continue in India over Citizenship Law Protests Continue in India over Citizenship Law

Numerous demonstrators say the law goes against India's secular Constitution. The Citizenship Act has nothing to do with the State government. Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) conceded defeat in the eastern state of Jharkhand, with an allian...

Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli missiles, state media reports Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli missiles, state media reports

Damascus resident said explosions could be heard near the capital. In neighbouring Lebanon, Israeli warplanes could be heard flying in the country's airspace at the time of the airstrikes in Syria . Israel has vowed to continue its strikes agains...

Australia prepares for post-Christmas extreme bushfires Australia prepares for post-Christmas extreme bushfires

Premier Gladys Berejiklian previously said "there's not much left" in the small town of Balmoral, southwest of Sydney. "I could have [died] if I hadn't thought about plan B. On Saturday Mr McCormack, MP for the agricultural region of Riverina, said...

Trump Takes a Jab at Nancy Pelosi From Florida Trump Takes a Jab at Nancy Pelosi From Florida

For House Democrats, it's probable that they knew officially impeaching Trump would have such an effect. While Democrats were celebrating President Donald Trump's impeachment last week as a " monumental victory ", conservative voters were rushi...

Algeria's powerful army chief dies: state media Algeria's powerful army chief dies: state media

Algeria's powerful army chief, who masterminded the state's response to mass protests this year, died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday, and a likely successor quickly emerged from the same old guard the demonstrators want swept away.

A White Christmas Won't Be A Dream A White Christmas Won't Be A Dream

After a very balmy first weekend of winter, a little winter weather is arriving right when most would like a little snow. Some Utahns are expected to see a "White Christmas" this week, while others may end up with a light mix of rain and snow.

Top Evangelicals Call Out Christianity Today For Anti-Trump Editorial Top Evangelicals Call Out Christianity Today For Anti-Trump Editorial

Evangelical Christians make up about 25% of US voters, according to Pew Research, and have been a bedrock of Trump's support. On Thursday, one day after the House approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump , Christianity Today ...

House Democrats Are Contemplating Adding New Articles of Impeachment House Democrats Are Contemplating Adding New Articles of Impeachment

Last week, Democrats approved obstruction of Congress as one of two articles of impeachment against Mr. Trump. The department also says the need for resolving the case is less urgent now that the House has moved ahead with impeachment articles even...

Trump Complains About Windmills Trump Complains About Windmills

US President Donald Trump is simultaneously an expert on wind power and completely baffled by it - by his own estimation, anyways. However, a 2019 study published by Science Direct shows that only a little over 150,000 birds are killed by windm...

China denies forced labour accusations after plea found in Christmas card China denies forced labour accusations after plea found in Christmas card

Contacted by AFP for his response, Humphrey - who is now based in Britain - said: "It's the kind of answer they have given to every allegation of human rights abuses that is ever mentioned". Chinese officials also addressed the newspaper report. ...

Prince George makes Christmas pudding in adorable photo released by royal family Prince George makes Christmas pudding in adorable photo released by royal family

Buckingham Palace said it was for "observation and treatment in relation to a pre-existing condition", adding that it was a "precautionary measure". Kate Middleton revealed to Mary Berry for A Berry Royal Christmas that she makes birthday cakes fo...

Newt: Dems' Move to Delay Senate Trial 'Pretty Stupid' Newt: Dems' Move to Delay Senate Trial 'Pretty Stupid'

Pelosi gives us the most unfair trial in the history of the U.S. Congress, and now she is crying for fairness in the Senate, and breaking all rules while doing so. During a press conference in his home state of NY on Sunday, Mr Schumer said Republica...

Australia's leader apologizes for vacation amid wildfires Australia's leader apologizes for vacation amid wildfires

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised for holidaying in Hawaii while much of Australia burned, but has also stressed now is not the time for point-scoring but rather "a time to be kind to each other". Kim Connors, the executive director of ...

United Kingdom lawmakers approve phase one of Johnson's Brexit legislation United Kingdom lawmakers approve phase one of Johnson's Brexit legislation

Once Brexit is secured on the 31st of January the United Kingdom will enter into a transition period of 11 months, leaving negotiators until the end of 2020 to secure a trade deal. He added: "That doesn't mean that the deal negotiated by the Prime Mi...

Storm in Europe claims eight lives Storm in Europe claims eight lives

A weakened Storm Elsa was over Britain late on Saturday, causing flooding and travel disruption in parts of the south east of England, but the authorities in France , Portugal and Spain all warned of a fresh threat. France's SNCF rail network...

Is China forcing prisoners to make Christmas cards? Beijing denies charge Is China forcing prisoners to make Christmas cards? Beijing denies charge

This is not the first instance of alleged pleas coming from forced labour in Chinese facilities surfacing in the West. Primark launched an investigation in 2014 after finding a note written in Chinese that was hidden in a pair of trousers claimed i...

Mild Monday followed by cooler weather by Christmas Mild Monday followed by cooler weather by Christmas

National Weather Service officials say an " unsettled weather pattern " (basically when pressure system conditions in the atmosphere make it ripe for rain) is expected to arrive Sunday, bringing up to an inch of rain overnight. I think we may see som...

Manuel Marrero Cruz becomes new PM of Cuba Manuel Marrero Cruz becomes new PM of Cuba

Manuel Marrero was appointed on Saturday as Cuba's prime minister at the proposal of President Miguel Diaz-Canel. Marrero 'is not coming to the job to transform, but rather to implement and manage. Marrero Cruz was named to his former put up by F...

'I never understood wind': Trump goes on weird tirade against windmills 'I never understood wind': Trump goes on weird tirade against windmills

He also reminded the audience that windmills were notorious for killing birds. "A bird graveyard. Go under a windmill someday", he said . Your house just went down 75 per cent of value. "So tremendous, tremendous amount of fumes and everything", T...

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