Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

British teenager found guilty over false Cyprus rape claim British teenager found guilty over false Cyprus rape claim

She was convicted on Monday of the charge of "public mischief" by Famagusta district court in the nearby town of Paralimni. Announcing his verdict, judge Michalis Papathanasiou dismissed the woman's defense, saying "this is not a rape case, I will ...

NY governor: Hanukkah knife attack act of 'domestic terror' NY governor: Hanukkah knife attack act of 'domestic terror'

Several state and local officials have described the location of the stabbing as a synagogue . According to Yossi Gestetner, co-founder of the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council, the attacker had his face partially covered with a scarf when h...

Hannukah Machete Attack Suspect Captured In Harlem Hannukah Machete Attack Suspect Captured In Harlem

The rabbi's home is in Monsey, a town not far from the New Jersey state line and one of several in the Hudson Valley that has seen an influx of Hasidic Jews in recent years. And the injured guy, he was bleeding here, bleeding in his hand, all over. ...

Rep. John Lewis diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Rep. John Lewis diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Lewis is widely known for never giving up, and he played a significant role in the civil rights movement. He said medical treatment will be ongoing over the next several weeks but he did not elaborate on the specifics of the treatment or the cancer i...

Violent Hong Kong protests have now spilled over into Grand Theft Auto Violent Hong Kong protests have now spilled over into Grand Theft Auto

About 100 protesters marched through the mall shouting, "Liberate Hong Kong!" and "Return to the mainland!" Shop attendants watch as a medic washes the eyes of a protester who was pepper-sprayed inside a shopping mall in the Sheung Shui in Hong Kon...

Two German girls among three killed in Italian Alps avalanche Two German girls among three killed in Italian Alps avalanche

An avalanche killed a woman and a two children who were skiing on a glacier in the Italian Alps . A woman and two seven-year-old girls have died in an avalanche while skiing in Val Senales in the Italian Alps. There were no immediate reports o...

Search called off for cruise passenger who went overboard Search called off for cruise passenger who went overboard

The ship departed Sydney eight days ago and is on a 12-day voyage around New Zealand's north and south islands. It's reported there were about 2000 people on board at the time as the cruise travelled between Napier and Tauranga. Sunday, which would...

UN Condemns Human Rights Abuses Against Myanmar Rohingya UN Condemns Human Rights Abuses Against Myanmar Rohingya

Gambia had in November filed a case against Myanmar at the United Nations' International Court of Justice, accusing it of committing genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi defended her country against t...

Cyclone Sarai: one dead, thousands evacuated in Fiji Cyclone Sarai: one dead, thousands evacuated in Fiji

The National Emergency Operations Centre said seventy evacuation centres around the country are in use with 2,538 people sheltering there. "The man is believed to have been swept away by strong currents when he was swimming with his friends", she s...

Trump names Ukraine whistleblower in a retweet he later deletes Trump names Ukraine whistleblower in a retweet he later deletes

Some legal experts and commentators had criticized Biden for his remarks to the Iowa newspaper, noting that the White House's refusal to comply with congressional subpoenas was part of the reason why Trump had been impeached. Rand Paul, Don Trump J...

Truck bomb in Somali capital kills at least 78 at rush hour Truck bomb in Somali capital kills at least 78 at rush hour

Somali Information Minister Mohamed Abdi Hayir Mareye told state media that 10 badly injured Somalis would be evacuated to Turkey. Saturday's blast, at a busy checkpoint during rush hour in Mogadishu , was the deadliest in war-torn Somalia in more...

Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Maxwell over 'facilitation' of Epstein sex crimes Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Maxwell over 'facilitation' of Epstein sex crimes

In civil court, Maxwell , who has denied any involvement in Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking ring, has settled two cases - a 2015 defamation case filed by Virginia Roberts Giuffre, and one in 2018 filed by Sarah Ransome , who alleged that Maxwell...

Sydney, Australia New Year's fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire threat Sydney, Australia New Year's fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire threat

The City of Sydney confirmed on Sunday the event would go ahead, despite temperatures of 40C forecast for Tuesday across western Sydney. The City acknowledged calls from a quarter of a million people who signed a petition calling for the fireworks ...

Australian bushfires: Victoria residents evacuated, New Year Eve festivities cancelled Australian bushfires: Victoria residents evacuated, New Year Eve festivities cancelled

But it's a cool change in the afternoon that is causing the most concern, with strong and shifting winds set to heighten the risk of bushfires spreading. These forecast conditions, including winds up to 100km/h, forced organisers of the Falls Festiva...

Thirsty koala drinks from cyclist's water bottle near Adelaide as heatwave continues Thirsty koala drinks from cyclist's water bottle near Adelaide as heatwave continues

According to global media reports, Anna Heusler and a group of cyclists were riding towards Adelaide on December 27 when they spotted the koala sitting in the middle of the road after which they stopped to help the animal back into nearby bushland.

Donald Trump Can Win Again In 2020 According to Michael Moore Donald Trump Can Win Again In 2020 According to Michael Moore

This was the case in 2016 when Hilary won popular vote by 3 million votes. "There's no question in my mind that people who stayed home, who sat on the bench, they're going to pour out, in California, New York and - you know, but also in Texas and wha...

Man, 60, Dies After Beating in Christmas Eve Mugging Man, 60, Dies After Beating in Christmas Eve Mugging

He "tried to defend me", Caceres, 29, told the newspaper. After being transported to a local hospital in the Bronx, Fresnada died on Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD. He said he had been unable to summon help because he doesn't have a cell...

Congress' hits out at UP police for 'manhandling' Priyanka Gandhi Congress' hits out at UP police for 'manhandling' Priyanka Gandhi

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. As the other vehicles of the fleet were moving on the scheduled route, the vehicle of Priyanka Gand...

Co-star twins from ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’ die at age 32 Co-star twins from ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’ die at age 32

They were discovered off a country lane in Sevenoaks, Kent, shortly before midday on Saturday December 28. Authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths, but the cops seem to be convinced that they were suicides.

Dead, 1 Hurt in Shooting at Church Near Fort Worth, Texas Dead, 1 Hurt in Shooting at Church Near Fort Worth, Texas

In a split-second, another person - either a security guard or a member with a gun - returned fire, and the gunman fell to the ground. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tweets that they "are en route to a reported shoo...

Uruguay seizes record 4.4 tonnes of cocaine in Montevideo Uruguay seizes record 4.4 tonnes of cocaine in Montevideo

Uruguay is increasingly used by cartels as a key transport point for drugs being sent to Europe and Africa. Suspicions were raised because of the sheer amount of soya purportedly being transported to Africa, especially when soya is not widely consu...

Snow, ice pellets, and freezing rain expected tonight Snow, ice pellets, and freezing rain expected tonight

Around 5cm of accumulation is expected by tomorrow evening, with a high of -2C during the day. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. It issued similar statements for Lanark County and a...

Kiev completes prisoner swap with rebels: presidential office Kiev completes prisoner swap with rebels: presidential office

Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country have agreed to swap dozens of prisoners on Sunday, the self-declared rebel republic of Donetsk said. More than 13,000 people have been killed since pro-Russia militias in ea...

Spotify To Spotify To "Pause" Political Advertisements In 2020

The suspension will apply to both political advertisements as well as Spotify exclusive and original podcasts. It was not immediately clear how much revenue Spotify derives from political ads, but the music service has been seen by some politic...

RSPCA investigating after prominent barrister boasts of killing fox with baseball bat RSPCA investigating after prominent barrister boasts of killing fox with baseball bat

But his tweets led to backlash from animal activists who called on the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to investigate him. He said: "Labour will use every opportunity to enhance and strengthen the Hunting Act, reviewing penal...

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