Wednesday October 27-th, 2021

Ukraine PM submits shock resignation letter after criticising president Ukraine PM submits shock resignation letter after criticising president

Zelensky", Honcharuk wrote on his Facebook page. He said the audio "artificially created an impression that my team and I do not respect the president". Honcharuk's resignation comes as the country has been dealing with the aftermath of a Ukrainian...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests fugitive Canadian reservist after tapping into encrypted neo-Nazi chatroom Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests fugitive Canadian reservist after tapping into encrypted neo-Nazi chatroom

A fugitive former Canadian Forces reservist has been charged by USA federal agents with being part of a neo-Nazi weapons conspiracy. Co-defendants are identified as William Garfield Bilbrough IV , 19, and former U.S. The release said the three men...

68-Year-Old Snowbound California Woman Found Alive After 6 Days Missing 68-Year-Old Snowbound California Woman Found Alive After 6 Days Missing

Officials said she has dementia and can become disoriented. Authorities hadn't been able to interview her Wednesday evening but were eager to learn how James kept herself safe while awaiting rescue, McCann said . Deputies from the Sheriff's Offic...

Delta pilot told air traffic control he didn’t need to dump fuel Delta pilot told air traffic control he didn’t need to dump fuel

Pilots typically notify flight controllers if they believe they need to dump fuel , a procedure that is sometimes done to reduce an aircraft's weight ahead of an emergency landing for safety reasons. All the fuel evaporated very quickly, and nothing...

9th grader expelled over birthday photo with rainbow cake, T-shirt, mother says 9th grader expelled over birthday photo with rainbow cake, T-shirt, mother says

Instead, her daughter started class at a public school last Friday, where Alford said the 15-year-old is still adjusting to her new environment. "The only celebration that was taking place was my daughter's 15th birthday". The story has now gone vira...

Four Missiles Launched at Israel From Gaza, Two Intercepted Four Missiles Launched at Israel From Gaza, Two Intercepted

In November, Israel and the militant group Palestinian Islamic Jihad fought the worst round of violence in months after the Israeli military killed a senior Islamic jihad commander. In December, a rocket was sacked at the Israeli city of Ashkelon as ...

Pope appoints first woman junior foreign affairs minister Pope appoints first woman junior foreign affairs minister

She said that she was surprised by the appointment because she "never thought that the Holy Father would have given me this role". Di Giovanni has worked for the Vatican for 27 years and has specialised in areas including migration and refugees, ...

Dinosaur trees in wildfire path saved from extinction Dinosaur trees in wildfire path saved from extinction

Specialist firefighters have saved the world's last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officers said Thursday. The burned area is larger than the U.S. state of Indiana. In the southern city ...

Replacing 737 Max will not solve Boeing's troubles, analysts warn Replacing 737 Max will not solve Boeing's troubles, analysts warn

Ten months after the 737 MAX was grounded following a pair of fatal crashes linked to its MCAS anti-stall system, Boeing still has a backlog of more than 5,400 orders for its long- and short-distance commercial jets. It confirms that the USA remains ...

Lebanon: 59 arrested after protest clashes near central bank Lebanon: 59 arrested after protest clashes near central bank

In Sidon, thousands of protesters rallied in a central square of the southern city. Beirut's most bustling commercial boulevards, Hamra Street, also packed with theaters and restaurants, was deserted late Tuesday save for protesters and security ...

Plane crash could be avoided if NO tension was there: Canada Plane crash could be avoided if NO tension was there: Canada

The shots on flight 752 of Ukrainian Airlines occurred in an escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States after Tehran launched a rocket attack on two USA soldiers in retaliation for the death of General Qassem Soleimani, a senior Iran...

Supreme Court hears oral argument in workplace age discrimination case Supreme Court hears oral argument in workplace age discrimination case

In addition to Roberts' boomer reference, 81-year-old Justice Stephen Breyer talked about a made-up supervisor who was considering candidates for promotion. "So is that actionable?" The courtroom interrupted him with laughter, according to a tr...

Mueller Probe Witness Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography, Sex Trafficking Charges Mueller Probe Witness Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography, Sex Trafficking Charges

George Nader , a 60-year-old Lebanese businessman, pleaded guilty to having transported a 14-year-old boy from Europe to the United States and having viewed child pornography online in September 2012, the Justice Department said in a press release.

Prosecutors seek almost 5 years in prison for ex-Congressman Prosecutors seek almost 5 years in prison for ex-Congressman

He resigned from Congress Right after the plea. Collins resigned past year just before he pleaded guilty to a federal court. They recommended the maximum sentence, because Collins continued to serve in Congress while hiding his crimes, accord...

Senate could vote to curb Trump war powers, but timing unclear Senate could vote to curb Trump war powers, but timing unclear

Kaine told reporters , "We have been able to make some amendments that have earned the support first of Senators Lee and Paul, but now the support also of Senators Young and Collins", referring to Republican Sens. "We will work out the timing", Senat...

European Union launches 1 trillion euro plan to support green deal European Union launches 1 trillion euro plan to support green deal

The so-called Just Transition Fund would be accompanied by two further financing pillars - from an existing EU investment programme and credits issued by the European Investment Bank - to access climate funding worth 100 billion euros during the next...

Michael Avenatti arrested by federal agents Michael Avenatti arrested by federal agents

In previous court files, Avenatti's lawyer denied that he had misused Barela's funds. The IRS reportedly arrested Avenatti, a federal prosecutor confirmed. "Exactly what the details are I don't know". Manhattan federal prosecutor Matthew Podols...

Iran's Zarif says nuclear pact not dead, wary of 'Trump deal' Iran's Zarif says nuclear pact not dead, wary of 'Trump deal'

Last week, Iran launched over a dozen ballistic missiles targeting at least two bases where U.S. military and coalition forces are stationed in Iraq. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow has been urging Gulf countries to...

Puerto Rico hit by 5.2 magnitude natural disaster Puerto Rico hit by 5.2 magnitude natural disaster

The approval of the funds for the USA territory's recovery from Hurricanes Maria and Irma in 2017, which killed about 3,000 people, comes at an opportune time, as hundreds of earthquakes and aftershocks have rattled the island since December 28.

Japan minister becomes first to announce paternity leave Japan minister becomes first to announce paternity leave

With Japan facing an ageing population and a dwindling birthrate, the government recently began promoting paternity leave. Overseas, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made headlines when she took six weeks of maternity leave in 2018.

United States imposes sanctions on 7 Venezuelans, Treasury Department says United States imposes sanctions on 7 Venezuelans, Treasury Department says

The agency accused Parra and the other delegates of involving "an illegitimate vote without a quorum while security forces loyal to [Venezuelan President Nicolas] Maduro physically prevented the majority of National Assembly delegates, including Guai...

Japan Lawmaker Heads to Taiwan After China Protests Congratulatory Message for Tsai Japan Lawmaker Heads to Taiwan After China Protests Congratulatory Message for Tsai

Tsai, who was re-elected to a second term in a landslide victory over the weekend, told an impromptu press conference at the Presidential Office that she had signed the Anti-Infiltration Act into law earlier on Wednesday, emphasizing that her gover...

Cambodia: 'Treason' trial for opposition leader begins Cambodia: 'Treason' trial for opposition leader begins

Kem Sokha stands accused of conspiring with foreign powers to carry out hostile acts against the country. The trial will resume on Thursday when the defense is expected to continue questioning Sokha about his activities from 1993 to 2007, after whi...

Jeffrey Epstein used database to keep track of his 'numerous' victims Jeffrey Epstein used database to keep track of his 'numerous' victims

In a press conference on Wednesday, U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said the lawsuit was separate from the several brought against Epstein's estate by individual victims. The assets on the island are estimated to be worth approxima...

Boeing jet deliveries nosedived in 2019 Boeing jet deliveries nosedived in 2019

The production halt is having an impact on aircraft parts makers as well. "We'll get it done, and we'll get it done right", he wrote. Allowing for cancellations and changes to earlier orders, Boeing said it had received just 54 new orders for pla...

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