Thursday July 2-nd, 2020

Spain’s Balearic Islands cracking down on pub crawls and happy hours Spain’s Balearic Islands cracking down on pub crawls and happy hours

During the summer months, the papers are chock full of the antics that some young people get up to when they're on holiday, particularly British, German and Irish tourists who are often splattered over the front pages, totally hammered, vomiting an...

Dalia al-Aqidi, Ilhan Omar Republican challenger, is fellow Muslim refugee woman Dalia al-Aqidi, Ilhan Omar Republican challenger, is fellow Muslim refugee woman

Democratic US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar could face a tough political challenge this year. Al-Aqidi fled Saddam Hussein's Iraq along with her family when she was in her 20s. "She doesn't represent me as a Muslim". "I'm ready to fight and I bel...

United Kingdom ready to 'call Trump's bluff' on Huawei 5G United Kingdom ready to 'call Trump's bluff' on Huawei 5G

In addition, it has excluded Huawei from the bidding process for its future 5G network. Seehofer told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that Germany could put additional safety nets in place to ensure the security of the system, although he did ...

Brazil's culture secretary fired after echoing Nazi ideologue Brazil's culture secretary fired after echoing Nazi ideologue

Roberto Alvim in Sao Paulo, Brazil , on July 18, 2019. In addition, the music playing in the background of the video is from the opera Lohengrin by Wagner, who is notorious for his anti-Semitism and admiration by the Nazis . More than 57 million ...

Canadian Forces to assist elderly, transportation and snow removal after NL blizzard Canadian Forces to assist elderly, transportation and snow removal after NL blizzard

St. John's Mayor Danny Breen said he's lived in the city most of his life and he's never seen a storm of this magnitude. Thousands remained without power and social media showed people had begun to literally dig out of their homes after snowdrifts ...

Trump admin restricts Puerto Rico disaster relief funds as earthquakes persist Trump admin restricts Puerto Rico disaster relief funds as earthquakes persist

The dogs, the shelter said, are "fully vetted and health certificated". Puerto Rico will have to "submit budget plans to its federally mandated fiscal control board" and "bolster its property registration database" to access the $8.3 billion in d...

Clock is projected onto Downing Street on Brexit Day Clock is projected onto Downing Street on Brexit Day

The move will put Mr Johnson and Ms Patel on a collision course with business groups such as the Confederation of British Industry, which has insisted that firms will need "at least two years to adapt to any new immigration system". It says this wo...

Facebook blames technical error for vulgar translation of Xi Jinping's name

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , right, greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at president house in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Facebook has given unusual translations from Burmese on multiple occasions in the past. Even on ...

Turkish, German leaders hold phone talks on Libya Turkish, German leaders hold phone talks on Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the global community to stand against "the merchants of blood and chaos" as he headed Sunday to a Berlin summit seeking to resolve the Libya conflict. Germany is also keen to prevent Libyan fighting ...

Buhari off to London for Uk-Africa Investment Summit Buhari off to London for Uk-Africa Investment Summit

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said the summit is expected to bring African leaders, global business chief executives, heads of worldwide organisations together "to create new partnerships that will deliver more investments and jobs" in Africa...

Snow emergencies declared for Friday-Saturday snowstorm Snow emergencies declared for Friday-Saturday snowstorm

The emergency will run for 48 hours. The extended ban will continue until the snow clearing operation is completed. Widespread snowfall totals will be between three and six inches. The street department is also anticipating a downtown snow removal/...

60 killed in a Houthi attack on the Marib camp in Yemen 60 killed in a Houthi attack on the Marib camp in Yemen

Al Ekhbariya quoted sources as saying the attack was carried out with ballistic missiles and drones. Hadi fled the capital of Sanaa in 2015 to take refuge in Saudi Arabia after the Houthis took advantage of the political turmoil after President Ali A...

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's final minutes Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's final minutes

The Washington Post reports Trump "spoke broadly about Soleimani as "the father of the road side bomb" responsible for 'every young, attractive man or woman who see walking around with no legs, no arms'". The Post also revealed that at Friday's fund...

France deploys radar system in Saudi Arabia to ‘reassure’ Riyadh France deploys radar system in Saudi Arabia to ‘reassure’ Riyadh

Bilateral talks are ongoing over precisely what expenses will be covered by the Saudis . That determination will drive to a final calculation on what the U.S. This is far afield of what President Trump has claimed. "In response to elevated threats...

EU mulls 5-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas EU mulls 5-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

The European Union is considering banning facial recognition technology in public areas for up to 5 years, to give it time to work out how to prevent abuses, according to proposals seen by Reuters . The proposals come amid a calls from politicians...

Woman jailed for poisoning husband with eye drops Woman jailed for poisoning husband with eye drops

She said she wanted to make him sick and uncomfortable and didn't intend to kill him. They described three days of agony cut short by a final dose. Prosecutors said the 53-year-old said she gave her husband, Steven Clayton, drinks laced with Visine...

Lebanese journos protest against police using excessive force Lebanese journos protest against police using excessive force

Human Rights Watch on Friday condemned the arrests and the response of security forces to protests outside a police station on Wednesday night demanding detainees be released. Crowds have taken to the streets of Beirut in a massive protest against...

National Archives: 'We Made a Mistake' Altering Trump Photos National Archives: 'We Made a Mistake' Altering Trump Photos

A placard that proclaims "God Hates Trump" has "Trump" blotted out so that it reads "God Hates.' A sign that reads "Trump & GOP - Hands Off Women" has the word Trump blurred out". The Archives told WaPo the decision to obscure the pictures was made b...

Another winter storm heading for Richmond Friday night Another winter storm heading for Richmond Friday night

In Duncan, the snow that had fallen by Wednesday morning ranged from about 15 centimeters to as much as 36 centimeters at higher elevations, such as Cobble Hill. However, according to the forecast, most areas of Metro Vancouver will see rain by mid...

Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena forms alliance with BJP in Andhra Pradesh Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena forms alliance with BJP in Andhra Pradesh

Slowly and steadily, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to gain lost ground in Andhra Pradesh. "Will work to form the Government in Andhra Pradesh in 2024", Pawan Kalyan said. We feel BJP is doing many things in the interest of the nation a...

United Kingdom blacklists entire Hezbollah movement United Kingdom blacklists entire Hezbollah movement

A finance ministry spokesman said the change followed its annual review of the asset freezing register, and brought it into line with the 2019 decision by the interior minister to blacklist all of Hezbollah. The heavily armed Shi'ite group was establ...

Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico

Earlier on Friday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador offered 4,000 jobs to members of the caravan in an attempt to dissuade them from traveling on to the United States. Migrants carrying Honduran flags walk along a highway in hopes of r...

4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb 4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb

Fields said she didn't know if any of the those killed or injured were related to each other. Fields could not immediately release the ages or names of the victims or suspect. Fields emphasized that there is only one suspect, he is in custody, and ...

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.

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