Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect United States personnel overseas: Pentagon Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect United States personnel overseas: Pentagon

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps confirmed Soleimani had been killed by USA forces in Baghdad, with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denouncing it as a "dangerous escalation". Washington confirmed that it had carried out the strike. "At t...

MEAT LOAF Slams Greta Thunberg: MEAT LOAF Slams Greta Thunberg: "There's No Climate Change; She's Brainwashed"

Greta Thunberg says she won't have a birthday cake but will have a dinner. The topic of conversation somehow shifted to climate change, with Meat Loaf - who worked with President Donald Trump on The Apprentice in 2010 - saying it's a hoax.

Crowds chant 'Death to America' at top general's funeral in Baghdad

Policy towards Iran has been a deeply divisive issue between the United States and Europe since Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 multilateral agreement with Iran that imposed strict limits on its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relie...

Trump far outpaces Democratic rivals in election fundraising

Based on Reuters, Trump's marketing campaign is beginning the brand new 12 months $102.7 million money available, which helps his bid to compete in additional states past those that delivered his inconceivable victory in 2016. Indiana Mayor Pete Butt...

Qassem Soleimani and others farewelled in large funeral procession in Baghdad Qassem Soleimani and others farewelled in large funeral procession in Baghdad

In a letter, Iranian UN Ambassador Majid Takht Ravanchi said the killing of Soleimani "is an obvious example of state terrorism and, as a criminal act, constitutes a gross violation of the fundamental principles of global law, including, in parti...

New US strikes target Iran-backed militia in Iraq New US strikes target Iran-backed militia in Iraq

The 62-year-old was widely seen as the second most powerful figure in Iran, behind Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. One group of men tore holes out of a U.S. "The UK can not afford to be neutral if we want to be a serious global player but th...

US Airstrike Targets Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia Near Baghdad US Airstrike Targets Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia Near Baghdad

The US has closely followed Soleimani's movements over the last few months, but a US official told The Washington Post that discussion of the strike began after the contractor's death. The deployment comes amid threats from the Iranian government o...

Johnson adviser Dominic Cummings wants 'weirdos and misfits' in top government jobs Johnson adviser Dominic Cummings wants 'weirdos and misfits' in top government jobs

Johnson's personal adviser, who lived and worked in Russian Federation between 1994-1997, said the categories he wants to recruit include policy experts, economists, project managers, communication experts, data scientists, software developers and ju...

Man Missing for 11 Days Found in Grand Canyon Man Missing for 11 Days Found in Grand Canyon

Daniels said it is unclear what transpired during the time O'Connor was missing. He was believed to be traveling alone and stayed at the lodge from December 17 to 22, according to park officials . The trail on which O'Connor was found "lies within a...

Nankana Sahib vandalism: India condemns incident, asks Pakistan to protect Sikh community Nankana Sahib vandalism: India condemns incident, asks Pakistan to protect Sikh community

In a statement late on Friday, Indian External Affairs Ministry had sought strong action against the troublemakers, who had sought "desecration of the holy Gurudwara and attacked members of the minority Sikh community". "The opening of the Kartarpu...

Local Methodist church stands against new national policies Local Methodist church stands against new national policies

The United Methodist Church will remove language and policies "that treat LGBTQ persons as second-class Christians in the church", Church of the Resurrection Pastor Adam Hamilton said in a statement posted on the church's website . There are about...

Modi calls President and PM Modi calls President and PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters should raise their voice against Pakistan instead of the protesting "against the parliament of India" as demonstrations across the country intensify.

SUV speeds off cliff on California highway SUV speeds off cliff on California highway

The dash cam video confirmed the incident". Authorities say they're investigating the cause of the crash, but the video provided by the motorist doesn't show why the auto drove over the cliff. CHP - San Francisco posted this message on their Faceb...

Texas 'affluenza teen' to be released; drug test questioned Texas 'affluenza teen' to be released; drug test questioned

The attorneys expect Couch to be released either later Friday or Monday, the statement said. Couch's attorneys, Scott Brown and Reagan Wynn, said their client has been intensely monitored for alcohol and illegal substance use for more than 20 month...

Record-setting $70 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs Friday Record-setting $70 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs Friday

The LOTTO MAX jackpot has been won 127 times since LOTTO MAX launched. Each time the prize goes unclaimed, the pot increases by $5 million, until reaching the $70 million cap, she said. With the new year comes a chance for some lucky lottery play...

United States to send 3,000 more troops to Middle East following Soleimani death

The Pentagon is deploying roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in response to rising tensions in the region with Iran and one day after a USA airstrike killed a top Iranian military commander. The U.S. air strike followed a sharp increase...

Qasem Soleimani: Strike was to 'stop war', says Trump

The U.S. air strike followed a sharp increase in U.S. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his USA counterpart Mike Pompeo on a phone call that the killing "grossly violates worldwide law" and would lead to serious consequences for regional pe...

Australia fires: Evacuation call stepped up as crisis worsens Australia fires: Evacuation call stepped up as crisis worsens

Thousands of people had already been evacuated from the greater adjoining region of East Gippsland in Victoria, one of the largest evacuations in the country since the northern city of Darwin evacuated over 35,000 people in the aftermath of cyclone T...

Economy braces for a crude shock after USA airstrike kills Iran general Economy braces for a crude shock after USA airstrike kills Iran general

As focus shifts to how Iran will react, the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, vowed " severe retaliation " awaits the killers of Soleimani, according to a statement. Beijing has yet to confirm the date. "Risk sentiment should remain f...

Should veganism be protected as a belief? Should veganism be protected as a belief?

A man who claims he was sacked for being a vegan has now filed a lawsuit that will force a judge to determine if veganism is considered a "philosophical or religious belief". Casamitjana was sacked", a spokesperson told CNN late a year ago. Cas...

U.S. ambassador in Poland says Soviet Union helped start WWII U.S. ambassador in Poland says Soviet Union helped start WWII

World War II began in 1939 when Poland was invaded first by Nazi Germany, then by the Soviet Union two weeks later. The Nazi invasion of Poland came just a week after Hitler's Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Soviet Foreign Minister Vyac...

Pentagon chief threatens Iran with ‘pre-emptive action’ if embassy attacks continue Pentagon chief threatens Iran with ‘pre-emptive action’ if embassy attacks continue

On Tuesday, after a crowd of Iran-backed militiamen and their supporters stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad , the Pentagon sent a Marine quick-reaction force to the embassy, and later it dispatched hundreds of Army paratroopers from F...

World welcomes 2020, but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions World welcomes 2020, but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions

Thousands of Hongkongers welcoming 2020 on neon-lit promenades in the picturesque Victoria Harbour broke into pro-democracy chants shortly after the countdown to midnight. The demonstrations got here regardless of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's make...

Forecast for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Forecast for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

The Met Office said 2010 to 2019 was only slightly behind 2000 to 2009. In February, temperatures in London hit 21.2 deg C, a record high for winter. The United Nations said last decade was the hottest in history, and all four of the hottest year...

Judge rules hospital can remove Texas infant from life support Judge rules hospital can remove Texas infant from life support

Judge Sandee Bryan Marion of the 48th judicial district court in Fort Worth ruled on Thursday that doctors at Cook Children's Medical Center may terminate life support Tinslee has been on since going into respiratory arrest in July. She now has sever...

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