Monday September 28-th, 2020

Former Congressman Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison Former Congressman Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison

The sentence from Judge Vernon Broderick in a NY federal court comes after Collins pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and making false statements in October. Collins was a major investor in Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd., a com...

Seven missing after avalanche hits Nepalese trekking route Seven missing after avalanche hits Nepalese trekking route

The avalanche happened at an altitude of 3,230m (10,600ft) about 150km (93 miles) north-west of Nepali capital Kathmandu , officials say. Six of the missing are from one trekking expedition while one Nepali porter is from a different group.

Tropical Cyclone Tino batters Fiji, two missing Tropical Cyclone Tino batters Fiji, two missing

The destructive wind gusts with a massive speed up to 130 kilometers per hour (81mph) were anticipated with warnings of heavy rain , coastal flooding, and even landslides in low lying areas. The incident happened on Thursday before the storm devel...

US sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng's lawyers US sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng's lawyers

On Friday in the Supreme Court, Meng Wanzhou's lawyers say Canada has rejected similar USA sanctions against Iran and not only allows banks to do business with Iran-based entities, but encourages them to do so. "Canada not only permits banks to do bu...

Taliban aim to sign deal with USA by end of month Taliban aim to sign deal with USA by end of month

Suhail Shaheen , the Taliban spokesman for Doha-based office in Qatar, said on Twitter early Friday that their chief negotiator and head of the political council, Mullah Abdul Ghani Biradar on Thursday held a "useful" meeting with U.S. -Taliban tal...

Andrew Yang's Wife: 'Pervy' Doctor Sexually Assaulted Me

Robert Hadden, asked her inappropriate questions during visits. "She is my best friend and the bravest woman I know. I have a pervy doctor, but I'm going to focus on having a healthy baby, ' and the idea of changing doctors was overwhelming for me".

A Close-up Look at Devastation Reaped by Philippine Volcano A Close-up Look at Devastation Reaped by Philippine Volcano

The Taal Volcano, south of the Philippine capital Manila , rumbled and roared to life on January 12 as it spewed superheated ash high into the sky, in a spectacular show of nature's fury. As of Friday, spaces round the volcano nonetheless stay on ...

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max

The Max's troubles have cost Boeing more than US$9 billion (S$12 billion) and the bill threatens to keep rising, while one major supplier was forced to lay off 2,800 workers. It was confined to how it performs validation checks during startup and doe...

Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case

Tim McMillan, president and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), issued a statement saying the organization is "pleased, but not surprised" by the ruling against B.C.'s appeal - which it described as "a challenge that was me...

Brexit: Big Ben fundraiser given £50,000 Brexit: Big Ben fundraiser given £50,000

However, it is not certain whether Big Ben - which is now out of action due to renovation work going on at the Houses of Parliament - will chime to mark the moment the United Kingdom leaves the EU. The prime minister's deputy spokesman effectively ad...

Medical issue led to pickup truck slamming into Illinois Starbucks Medical issue led to pickup truck slamming into Illinois Starbucks

Fire and rescue personnel extracted one person from beneath the vehicle, police said in a statement . The McHenry Police Department said that the investigation is still preliminary and more information is expected soon. At least two people were cr...

Sinn Féin Suspend Paddy Holohan Over 'Offensive' Comments Sinn Féin Suspend Paddy Holohan Over 'Offensive' Comments

He noted that if he ran male-only classes he would "be slated" for hating women. Mr Holohan replied: "Now, saying that, I just want to stop you on that, there is some fucking scum women out there as well". Sinn Féin today confirmed Cllr Holohan had...

For fear of the worst, authorities stop asking the child for help For fear of the worst, authorities stop asking the child for help

The vehicle was initially reported to be on Highway 99 in South Sacramento. A girl sparked panic after displaying a note in the back seat of her auto in an apparent cry for help which turned out to be a simple hoax. Seeing that there was no foul pl...

Iran's strikes at United States targets show 'hand of God' Iran's strikes at United States targets show 'hand of God'

The sermon took place amid public fury over the shooting down of a passenger airplane by the Iranian military, and escalating tensions with the United States. Praising the slain general, Khamenei said his actions beyond Iran's borders were in the ser...

Environmental challenges stand out in World Economic Forum survey Environmental challenges stand out in World Economic Forum survey

Scientific advances mean that climate risks can now be modeled with greater accuracy and incorporated into risk management and business plans. From climate change to tensions in the Middle East, via trade conflicts and fears of pandemics, the more ...

Couple helps catch man suspected of abducting 11 year old Couple helps catch man suspected of abducting 11 year old

Michael's school communities, the doctor, nurse and social worker who assisted Charlotte in the ER; and strangers near and far who, via social media, got the word out to help bring Charlotte home". GoFunMe accounts surfaced Thursday and Disley took t...

Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr to Join Trump Impeachment Defense Team Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr to Join Trump Impeachment Defense Team

Pelosi has said she delayed sending the charges to the Senate in order to put pressure on it to agree to hear new witness testimony. The veteran Democratic representative told Trump there was "no evidence" to support his claim and if they're going to...

Rep. Pressley Reveals Struggle With Alopecia, Resulting Baldness Rep. Pressley Reveals Struggle With Alopecia, Resulting Baldness

In the video . Pressley said that this is her first official public revealing and that she is "ready now" because she wants to be freed from the secret. Capitol - right after voting to impeach President Donald Trump. " Impeachment eve the l...

'Humiliating and frustrating': Hong Kong Express airline made woman take pregnancy test 'Humiliating and frustrating': Hong Kong Express airline made woman take pregnancy test

Ms Nishida had already completed a questionnaire before the flight to indicate that she was not pregnant but was escorted by Hong Kong Express Airways staff to a toilet and given a strip to urinate on. She thinks they could have handled her situati...

Panama probes suspected killing of seven by religious sect Panama probes suspected killing of seven by religious sect

The remains of six minors aged between one and 17 years old and a woman who was between four and six months pregnant were found at the site, in Veraguas province west of Panama City. Investigators found machetes, knives and a ritually sacrificed goat...

Lev Parnas, GAO deliver more Impeachment fodder: Darcy cartoon Lev Parnas, GAO deliver more Impeachment fodder: Darcy cartoon

Parnas said he delivered an ultimatum in May to the incoming president of Ukraine that no senior United States officials would attend his inauguration and all U.S. Also on Thursday, Ukraine said it had asked the F.B.I. for help investigating the ...

Germany agrees to timeline, compensation for coal phase-out Germany agrees to timeline, compensation for coal phase-out

Uniper , which now operates four coal-fired power stations, plans to bring the Datteln-4 plan online this summer after a protracted 12 year construction programme and technical difficulties. An "adjustment fund" for workers in black and brown coal pl...

Myanmar: Xi Jinping visit - China must stop blocking justice for Rohingya Myanmar: Xi Jinping visit - China must stop blocking justice for Rohingya

The trip will be Mr. Xi 's first to Myanmar and his first foreign visit this year. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi defended the actions of her country's military - the force that once held her under house arrest for 15 years - saying the exodus o...

Ontario creates scholarships to honour the victims of Iran plane crash Ontario creates scholarships to honour the victims of Iran plane crash

Canada and other countries are demanding compensation from Iran for the families of people killed when Iranian forces shot down an airliner leaving Tehran last week. Ontario has partially walked back its planned increase to class sizes, but Ford said...

Homeless Man Critical After Canal Incident - Dublin's Homeless Man Critical After Canal Incident - Dublin's

Waterways Ireland said it was removing what it called "a public safety hazard". According to Irish broadcaster RTÉ, the man was left with "life-changing" injuries. The homeless crisis was always going to be a key issue in the upcoming general elect...

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