Saturday April 4-th, 2020

Newspaper: US, China agree to semi-annual talks Newspaper: US, China agree to semi-annual talks

I think some people have questioned whether they can produce it. "And the language will be released this week". South Korea's trade-sensitive Kospi added 1.01 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.95 percent, while Taiwan shares added 0.74 per...

Maple Leaf Foods CEO rips USA government after Iran plane crash Maple Leaf Foods CEO rips USA government after Iran plane crash

They were retaliating for the USA killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani , a drastic step that triggered an instant backlash across the Middle East and put the US and Iran on a war footing. The CEO of a Canadian food company has attacked President...

Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Ian Paul McLaughlin of Newport News, Virginia , and Pfc. The second soldier, 21-year-old Joliet, Illinois resident Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon , was also assigned to Fort Bragg . Tensions in Afghanistan continue to escalate despite the current pea...

Trump pressed to detail what prompted strike on Iran general Trump pressed to detail what prompted strike on Iran general

The war powers resolution is not binding on Trump and would not require his signature. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi nonetheless insisted it "has real teeth" because "it is a statement of the Congress of the United States". He said it was not po...

Alaska Man Rescued Weeks After Deadly Fire in Cabin Alaska Man Rescued Weeks After Deadly Fire in Cabin

Alaska State Troopers responded to a welfare check on January 9, where they found an "SOS" message stamped in the snow next to the makeshift shelter Steele had built. Steele then attempted to trail towards a nearby lake, hoping it would be easier ...

Canada PM vows justice for victims of jet crash Canada PM vows justice for victims of jet crash

Riot police in black uniforms and helmets gathered earlier Sunday in Vali-e Asr Square, at Tehran University and other landmarks. Revolutionary Guard members patrolled the city on motorbikes, and civilian security forces were deployed. "If you go...

Spokesman Praises Iran Armed Forces for Transparency on Plane Crash Spokesman Praises Iran Armed Forces for Transparency on Plane Crash

Qatar's ruler, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, said during a visit to Iran on Sunday that de-escalation and dialogue. Iran has admitted that its military mistakenly shot down the plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 aboard, at a time when ...

Sydney Opera House Offers Spectacular Tribute To Australian Firefighters Battling Bushfires Sydney Opera House Offers Spectacular Tribute To Australian Firefighters Battling Bushfires

The Sydney Opera House Twitter handle posted a picture which managed to garner over 800 likes. The projections were a tribute to the firefighters and communities who have suffered through months of searing temperatures and smoke. Environment Mi...

Giant tortoise in California saves its species from extinction, fathers 800 babies Giant tortoise in California saves its species from extinction, fathers 800 babies

France24 reported that the 100-year-old Don Juan was first brought to the United States from his home island of Espanola, Ecuador to take part in a captive breeding programme in the 1960s. The 100-year-old tortoise, who tips the scales at about 80 ...

‘Jeopardy!’ Engulfed In Unexpected Controversy With Question About Bethlehem ‘Jeopardy!’ Engulfed In Unexpected Controversy With Question About Bethlehem

When contestant Katie Needle first responded "What is Palestine? " host Alex Trebek said that was wrong. Dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is controversial and full of pitfalls, as the producers of popular U.S. You should correct t...

California disaster specialists go to Puerto Rico after quakes California disaster specialists go to Puerto Rico after quakes

Puerto Rico's electric power authority reported outages in the towns of Ponce, Lares, Adjuntas and San German after the latest quake. It was followed by several aftershocks, including a magnitude 5.2 temblor less than two minutes later. Puerto Rico G...

US, China agree to restart semi-annual reform talks US, China agree to restart semi-annual reform talks

On foreign exchanges, the dollar was down against most high-yielding, riskier units as confidence returns to markets after the volatile start to the year, with the Indonesian rupiah and the South Korean won among the best performers, rising 0.5 perce...

Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran agrees to negotiate Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran agrees to negotiate

But it was imminent. Members of the administration briefed Congress about the Soleimani killing and the threats he posed to Americans, but many ― on both sides of the aisle ― denounced the briefing as vague and dissatisfying, and have since come ou...

Powersharing deal creates ‘beachhead’ towards united Ireland - SF minister Powersharing deal creates ‘beachhead’ towards united Ireland - SF minister

Northern Ireland , which is part of the United Kingdom, has for years been split over the question of whether it should remain part of Britain or become part of Ireland. DUP Economy Minister Diane Dodds disagreed with Mr Kearney's interpretation and ...

Storms sweep across South, death toll rises to 12 Storms sweep across South, death toll rises to 12

The winds were so strong the home of the couple, who were the in-laws of a parish deputy, was moved 200 feet from its foundation. He was identified by the AP as 75-year-old Raymond Holden. While most of the outages stem from the storms , it's not cl...

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 20 New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 20

The toll includes two people whose bodies have not been recovered. No other details were provided about the victim. Another person has died, succumbing to their injuries, following the Whakaari/White Island eruption a year ago. The majority of th...

Head of Human Rights Watch denied entry to Hong Kong Head of Human Rights Watch denied entry to Hong Kong

The BBC has contacted Hong Kong's immigration department for comment. American visitors are entitled to 90-day visa-free access to Hong Kong. In a Twitter video, Roth - a USA citizen - said he flew in from NY to hold a press conference to launch th...

Delaying Articles of Impeachment Got ‘Positive’ Results, Pelosi Says Delaying Articles of Impeachment Got ‘Positive’ Results, Pelosi Says

While the president lashed out on Twitter, preparations continued on both sides of the aisle for a piece of pure Washington theatre. A presidential impeachment trial in the Senate without witnesses would be without precedent. Trump, and other members...

On Camera, Ukraine Plane Turns Into Fireball Before Crashing In Iran On Camera, Ukraine Plane Turns Into Fireball Before Crashing In Iran

The plane was operated by Ukraine International Airlines . Ukraine's embassy in Tehran and Iranian state television both said that caused the crash. The deaths of 346 people in the two 737 Max 8 crashes-first in Indonesia, then in Ethiopia-ultimat...

Anger and grief as Canada remembers Iran plane crash victims Anger and grief as Canada remembers Iran plane crash victims

Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC's Aerospace Force, conducted a press conference January 11 in which he spoke of finding out about the IRGC's responsibility for the downing, which took place after Iran had conducted retaliatory strikes ...

11 dead as severe storm sweeps through southern US

In Alabama , the Birmingham National Weather Service said three deaths were confirmed following a tornado touching down in Pickens County. Entergy Corporation, said its subsidiaries serving Arkansas , Louisiana, Texas and MS were working ...

Justin Trudeaus new bearded look takes the internet by storm Justin Trudeaus new bearded look takes the internet by storm

In January, it's Trudeau's facial hair that is trending online after a picture posted to Instagram by his personal photographer showed a pensive-looking Trudeau sporting a neatly trimmed salt-and-pepper beard. The Mum or dad presented a work of recom...

Pro-Soleimani posts removed from Instagram after United States sanctions Pro-Soleimani posts removed from Instagram after United States sanctions

Amid the tensions between the USA and Iran over the killing of the Chief of Quds Force Qassem Soleimani, reports stated that Instagram and its parent company Facebook are now taking down all the posts supporting Soleimani to comply with the Uni...

Beyond Soleimani: Implications for Iran's Proxy Network in Iraq and Syria Beyond Soleimani: Implications for Iran's Proxy Network in Iraq and Syria

Nasrallah said that the United States has no other choice but to withdraw from the region either voluntarily or send back its army members in coffins to their homeland. Nasrallah also noted that "this was also a strong message to the Zionist entity (...

Uber announces end of services in Colombia, Garage Uber announces end of services in Colombia, Garage

Uber called the ruling "arbitrary" and has now chose to exit Colombia on January 31, which means the services will be unavailable from midnight on that day. But now Uber has thrown in the towel. Uber - founded in 2009 - arrived in Colombia in 2013 ...