Saturday April 4-th, 2020

Sen. Paul slams Trump Administration over military strike, briefing Sen. Paul slams Trump Administration over military strike, briefing

Trump said criticism by Lee and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was likely based on the fact military officials didn't want to divulge secret plans to a large group of members of Congress that could leak out. The White House so far has ignored calls to d...

Key footage of accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly deleted Key footage of accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly deleted

Officials at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in downtown Manhattan "inadvertently preserved video from the wrong tier" of the jail, and footage from outside Epstein's cell from 22 and 23 July, 2019 "no longer exists", prosecutors said.

German man dies four years after being poisoned by colleague German man dies four years after being poisoned by colleague

The state court in Bielefeld , which convicted the man behind the poisoning past year, confirmed the death on Thursday, the German news agency dpa reported . Bielefeld police said at the time the powder contained lead acetate "in amounts that w...

Omar ‘stricken with PTSD’ over Iran tensions Omar ‘stricken with PTSD’ over Iran tensions

Earlier on Wednesday, Banks had tweeted a video of Omar saying "every time I hear of conversations around war, I find myself being stricken with PTSD" as she was speaking out against President Donald Trump's attacks against Iran . Sheila Jackson...

Heavy rain, strong wind expected in messy weekend forecast, Environment Canada warns Heavy rain, strong wind expected in messy weekend forecast, Environment Canada warns

A Special Weather Statement has been issued for all of Southern Ontario. The Windsor forecast calls for rain Thursday night, and rain, strong southwest winds and the risk of a thunderstorm Friday. A low pressure system will affect southern Ontari...

Democrats struggle to make their voices heard amid US-Iran tensions Democrats struggle to make their voices heard amid US-Iran tensions

Forty-seven percent said they believe Trump authorized the bombing to distract from impeachment. Trump authorized the January 2 targeted killing of Soleimani after the death of an American contractor in Iraq. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) ripped...

Michel Barnier: Full UK-EU trade deal in 2020 is 'unrealistic' Michel Barnier: Full UK-EU trade deal in 2020 is 'unrealistic'

The legislation will then head to parliament's upper chamber and is expected to become law in the coming weeks, leaving enough time to allow Britain to leave on January 31 with a deal to minimise economic disruption. European Union officials worry th...

Ousted Nissan chief Ghosn calls allegations against him 'untrue' Ousted Nissan chief Ghosn calls allegations against him 'untrue'

He stressed he does not believe he is above the law. "I am here to clear my name ". I welcome the opportunity for the truth to come out, to have my name vindicated and my reputation restored. He was under house arrest and facing charges of financi...

Canadian craft creature comforts for animals affected by Australian wildfires Canadian craft creature comforts for animals affected by Australian wildfires

Australia's wildfires, first sparked in September, continue to burn through the country, killing an estimated half billion animals , but there are still plenty of injured animals who need the world's help. "It's the poor little souls that survived...

Pelosi won't budge on sending impeachment to Senate Pelosi won't budge on sending impeachment to Senate

Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., said . Mr. McConnell has said he will work in concert with Mr. Trump's legal team to bring about a speedy acquittal in the Senate, after a House impeachment proceeding he has condemned as unfair and based on a shoddy case.

Six candidates announce interest to lead Britain's Labour Party Six candidates announce interest to lead Britain's Labour Party

The MPs need to get the backing of at least 20 of their colleagues to get on to the ballot paper. In an interview at Salford Cathedral for the 2019 Election General Election, Long-Bailey cited her Catholic faith as a major inspiration: "The teachin...

Congress defeats BJP on Nagpur home turf Congress defeats BJP on Nagpur home turf

While BJP emerged as the single largest party in the six ZPs, it bagged 194 of the total 664 seats in panchayat samitis up for grabs. Of the 52 seats, the Congress won nine seats, the BJP seven, the Shiv Sena six, the Nationalist Congress Party 12,...

Disaster declared in Eastern Victorian regions Disaster declared in Eastern Victorian regions

Victoria Police said a man's body was found at a property in Maramingo Creek, near Genoa, by family on Wednesday evening. He is believed to have suffered a medical episode while fighting the fires. Authorities have declared a total fire ban on Friday...

Top House Democrat: 'Time to send' articles of impeachment to Senate Top House Democrat: 'Time to send' articles of impeachment to Senate

And second in two weeks there's been a cascade of evidence that bolsters the case - strongly bolsters the case - for witnesses and documents. "All of this has moved us to a better place as we go forward". Romney, a frequent critic of Trump's , stopp...

US House Expected to Pass Resolution Limiting Military Action Against Iran US House Expected to Pass Resolution Limiting Military Action Against Iran

Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a war powers resolution last week meant to curb Trump's authority, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Wednesday that a similar resolution would be introduced in the House and voted on the next day.

President Trump makes first campaign stop of 2020 in Ohio President Trump makes first campaign stop of 2020 in Ohio

The Pew Research Center asked respondents whether they favored a number of Trump's most significant decisions up to previous year, including his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate agreement, his proposal to build a wall a...

Stampede Kills 56 at Funeral for Iranian General Slain by US Stampede Kills 56 at Funeral for Iranian General Slain by US

Qassem Soleimani attends a meeting in Tehran, Iran in 2016. Javad Zarif , Iran's top diplomat, on Tuesday told NPR that the U.S. committed an act of war in taking out Soleimani, also referring to it as an act of terrorism. The measure appea...

Pope tells nun 'not to bite' him - English Pope tells nun 'not to bite' him - English

Then Francis joked: "Stay calm!" These were the details of the news 'Don't bite!' quips pope as he kisses nun for this day. "You bite! I'll give you a kiss but stay calm, don't bite!" The diminutive nun promised, saying "Si" (Yes). The joyous w...

Key events leading up to US-Iran confrontation Key events leading up to US-Iran confrontation

Iranian television reported an official in the supreme leader's office as saying the missile attacks were the "weakest" of several retaliation scenarios. Iran's missile attack on two American bases in Iraq in response the the US strike that killed ...

Iran launches ballistic missiles at USA troops Iran launches ballistic missiles at USA troops

This December 29, 2019 file photo taken from a helicopter shows Ain al-Asad air base in the western Anbar desert, Iraq. "I can assure you that all deployed CAF personnel are safe & accounted for following missile attacks in Iraq", Gen. Abdul-Mahdi...

United States is ‘Poised and Ready’ as Iran Vows to Follow Soleimani’s Path United States is ‘Poised and Ready’ as Iran Vows to Follow Soleimani’s Path

However, US Vice-President Mike Pence told CBS News that "intelligence" indicated that Iran had asked its allied militias not to attack US targets. U.S. MSNBC stressed the Iranian media reports on damage estimates on the Al Assad base have not been...

Iran attack on USA forces sends gold to 7-year high Iran attack on USA forces sends gold to 7-year high

There are members of the American military stationed at the base. Donald Trump has said there were no USA casualties - but Iranian state television said at least 80 "American terrorists" were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles launched by ...

Air India, Air India Express flights overflying Iran temporarily rerouted Air India, Air India Express flights overflying Iran temporarily rerouted

Qantas has announced it will avoid airspace over Iran and Iraq until further notice, which may lead to the suspension of Qantas's direct Perth-London route, which was launched less than two years ago . "In light of the tensions within the Iranian...

The Government of Canada Has Issued a Travel Advisory For Iran The Government of Canada Has Issued a Travel Advisory For Iran

A total of 138 passengers aboard the plane were connecting to Canada , Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a news conference. "Canadians in Iran may be closely watched by Iranian authorities". The most recent advisory update came just hours be...

Iraqi PM Was Informed By Iran Before Missile Attack Iraqi PM Was Informed By Iran Before Missile Attack

Trump said that at some point of time the USA wants to get out of it but added this is not the right time. The two officials stressed that talks with the Iraqi government on a continuation of the mission to train Iraqi troops would go on.