Monday July 13-th, 2020

More Quakes Strike Off Northwest Vancouver Island More Quakes Strike Off Northwest Vancouver Island

The tremor was located around 500km north of Vancouver on the west coast of the country. While those quakes weren't felt, California saw a 7.1-magnitude quake around the same time that damaged roads and interrupted several news broadcasts .

Leader of Iran's Islamic mystics, known as Sufis, dies at 92 Leader of Iran's Islamic mystics, known as Sufis, dies at 92

Khamenei told his subordinates that he'd hold them directly responsible for the damage to the country if the protests weren't immediately stopped. Previously, the amount of fatalities by peoples legal rights businesses had been predicted at around 2 ...

For Christmas, pope decries injustice facing migrants For Christmas, pope decries injustice facing migrants

Last week, Francis placed a cross encircled by a life jacket inside the Vatican, in memory of the migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as they sought refuge in Europe. He prayed for the people of Africa, asking Christ to console those who ...

China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills starting Dec 27 China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills starting Dec 27

The Gulf of Oman is a particularly sensitive waterway as it connects to the Strait of Hormuz - the shipping route for about a fifth of the world's oil. The maneuvers will begin Friday, amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United...

Natural disaster: 3.7 quake hits near Ridgecrest, Calif. Natural disaster: 3.7 quake hits near Ridgecrest, Calif.

The quake's center is a about 30 miles from Iran's sole nuclear power plant in Bushehr, the USGS says. The U.S. Geological Survey earlier said the quake had a magnitude of 5.1. Iran sits on major fault lines and is prone to near-daily earthquakes. ...

Princess Charlotte melts hearts as she embraces well-wishers during Christmas Day walkabout Princess Charlotte melts hearts as she embraces well-wishers during Christmas Day walkabout

Princess Charlotte and Prince George made their way to the Queen's Sandringham estate in Norfolk to participate in the Christmas service. Andrew instead stayed home with his 98-year-old father, Prince Philip , who was unable to attend having...

Plane with 100 on board crashes in Kazakhstan; at least 9 dead Plane with 100 on board crashes in Kazakhstan; at least 9 dead

At least seven people were killed in the crash. At least seven people are confirmed dead but rescue work is still underway. The Z2100 flight en route Almaty-Nur-Sultan took off from the Almaty International Airport at 7:22 am this morning.

Turkey's 2-year ban on Wikipedia violated freedom of expression, rules court Turkey's 2-year ban on Wikipedia violated freedom of expression, rules court

The government has not commented on the ruling. Turkey blocked Wikipedia in April 2017 , accusing it of being part of a "smear campaign" against the country, after the website refused to remove content that allegedly portrayed Turkey in suppor...

Australian firefighters continue to battle through Christmas Australian firefighters continue to battle through Christmas

A bushfire blackening Adelaide Hills has been downgraded to the lowest warning level as firefighters work around the clock to extinguish the blaze. Around three million hectares of land has burned nationwide during a torrid past few months, with ni...

Solider killed in Afghanistan remembered as the ‘definition of a patriot’ Solider killed in Afghanistan remembered as the ‘definition of a patriot’

The campaign says proceeds will go to Jennifer Albuquerque "to take care of herself and Zoey". Support from politicians and local officials came in from across the country, including a Senator from Oklahoma, a presidential candidate, and the New Je...

Trump warns of 'carnage' in rebel stronghold in Syria Trump warns of 'carnage' in rebel stronghold in Syria

A Turkish diplomatic source said the delegation in Russian Federation will also discuss Turkey's potential troop deployment and military support to Libya, after Ankara and Tripoli signed a military cooperation accord last month. 'Nine years into the ...

Mexico again protests ‘harassment’ of its diplomatic personnel in Bolivia Mexico again protests ‘harassment’ of its diplomatic personnel in Bolivia

Mexico's leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador granted asylum to Morales, and he is now in Argentina where the new Peronist government of President Alberto Fernandez has indicated it will also give him political asylum. Wilson Santamaría, Bol...

Japan Executes 40yr Old Chinese Man Japan Executes 40yr Old Chinese Man

Japan on Thursday hanged a Chinese man convicted of the murder of a family of 4 whose bodies were found handcuffed and weighted down with dumbbells in a bay, the justice minister said. "Ahead of a year when Japan will be hosting the Olympic Games, th...

Own the libs this holiday season with Trump campaign’s 'Snowflake Victory' website Own the libs this holiday season with Trump campaign’s 'Snowflake Victory' website

The site, www.snowflakevictory.com , features videos of campaign staff members providing talking points to Trump supporters for 12 hot-button topics, ranging from immigration to congressional Democrats' impeachment probe. Some of those whom Parsca...

Fatal Christmas Eve Fire In Benton

Fire crews were called to a home in the 2100-block of Todd Lane near Fifth St. just before 5pm. The cause and origin is still undetermined. A LaSalle man died December 24, 2019, after a fire on Christmas Eve at a home on Todd Lane in LaSalle, sho...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained again Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained again

He resurfaced Tuesday at a secret air defence base on the remote Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. It comes after Ruslan Shaveddinov was snatched from his Moscow home on Monday and "forcibly conscripted" into the armed forces, which ...

North Kerala catches first glimpse of rare annular solar eclipse North Kerala catches first glimpse of rare annular solar eclipse

If you don't have access to those specialized tools, you can try using this pinhole projection method with your own hand or quickly build a simple card/paper pinhole projector using this method . The moon moves in front of the sun in a rare ring ...

Philadelphia woman fatally stabbed in front of children on Christmas morning

The suspect then allegedly grabbed another knife and stabbed his girlfriend several times in the abdomen. The 35-year-old woman was found with stab wounds to her stomach and chest after the attack shortly before 3:30 a.m. A fight started in the hom...

Trump impeachment: Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski 'disturbed' over co-ordination comment Trump impeachment: Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski 'disturbed' over co-ordination comment

Earlier this month, McConnell said during a Fox News interview that he's in " total coordination " with the White House over the impeachment trial, which angered Democrats and "disturbed" some Senate Republicans, as well. "There will be no difference...

Barnard student Tessa Majors' suspected killer in NYPD custody Barnard student Tessa Majors' suspected killer in NYPD custody

One of them put her in a chokehold, and the others started going through her pockets. Check back for updates on this developing story . The 13-year-old, whose name is not being used by Fox News because he is a minor, has been charged with secon...

People buried in avalanche at popular Swiss ski resort People buried in avalanche at popular Swiss ski resort

Two people were hurt and police fear others may be buried in the snow, citing witnesses. At this stage, the exact number of people involved is not known. Two people have already been rescued and taken to hospital. "This was a relatively large ava...

Trump Lashes Out Against Democratic Lawmakers over Impeachment

The first House-passed article of impeachment charged Trump with abusing his power by pushing Ukraine to probe former Vice President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and Democrats while withholding almost $400 million in military aid to the country, as we...

What is Boxing Day? What is Boxing Day?

Stephen - Ireland celebrates December 26 as St. Stephen's Day rather than Boxing Day . In other countries, the day is still a work holiday, but it has a more religious significance: Romania, Hungary, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, the Czech R...

Owaisi makes a request to KCR on 'burning issue' Owaisi makes a request to KCR on 'burning issue'

Amid protests over the NRC and CAA, the CPI (M)-led LDF government in Kerala on Friday said it has ordered a stay on all activities in connection with the NPR , scheduled early next year in the state, considering "apprehensions" of the public that i...

Iran unveils development at Arak reactor in face of US pressure Iran unveils development at Arak reactor in face of US pressure

Although the move doesn't violate the 2015 nuclear deal , which the United States withdrew from in May 2018 and reimposed sanctions lifted under it, along with enacting new financial penalties against Iran, it is one step closer towards the regime...

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