Wednesday September 30-th, 2020

Venezuela ready for talks with U.S — Maduro Venezuela ready for talks with U.S — Maduro

Guaido has not left Venezuela since February, when he opposed a travel ban imposed by the court and traveled to neighboring Colombia to organize US -backed efforts to return relief supplies across the border that were blocked by troops that blocked...

Australian government launches tourism campaign after bush fire devastation Australian government launches tourism campaign after bush fire devastation

One of the goals of the new funding is to change the world's perception of Australia, with the Australian Tourism Industry Council telling the ABC this week the worldwide perception was that "the whole country's on fire". Grants of up to $688,500 (...

2 dead, 15 injured in shooting outside USA bar 2 dead, 15 injured in shooting outside USA bar

Police believe the suspect is one of those found dead. The suspect opened fire on a queue of people waiting to enter a bar. The shooter was shot by an armed security guard, police said . A Facebook post shows the club was hosting a sold out celebr...

Trump to submit defence ahead of impeachment trial Trump to submit defence ahead of impeachment trial

Republican Senator Richard Shelby from Alabama on Sunday downplayed President Donald Trump's public attempt to persuade foreign countries to probe former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden . Adam Schiff, the California lawmaker chosen...

First tourists on cruise ship return to bushfire-hit Kangaroo Island First tourists on cruise ship return to bushfire-hit Kangaroo Island

A number of guests have made donations to bushfire relief, with Princess Cruises itself also directing revenue it would normally receive from the day's shore excursions to the appeal. Camera IconCruise ship passengers disembark on the wharf at Pennes...

Democrats raise stakes in Trump trial as they push for new witnesses Democrats raise stakes in Trump trial as they push for new witnesses

Dershowitz, who described himself as a liberal Democrat who voted against Trump, said if he makes his argument persuasively, the issue of abuse of power won't even emerge in the Senate trial. Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard law professor brought in ...

Australia weather: Freak hailstorms and monster dust clouds sweep east coast Australia weather: Freak hailstorms and monster dust clouds sweep east coast

The area burned is larger than the US state of Indiana. A 16-year-old boy was left with entry and exit wounds to his arms and feet and burn marks on his torso, while a 24-year-old sustained an electric shock while leaning against a metal pole.

Two Hawaii police officers shot dead, gunman at large Two Hawaii police officers shot dead, gunman at large

All three police officers were initially taken to the Queen's Medical Centre for treatment. There are unconfirmed reports from local media that the shooting suspect was being evicted from their home on Sunday morning and stabbed their landlord,...

Over 2,000 worlds richest hold more wealth than 4.6 bn poorest combined Over 2,000 worlds richest hold more wealth than 4.6 bn poorest combined

Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said the top 1 per cent of Australians, just 250,000 people, owned a staggering almost United States dollars $1.6 trillion - equating to 22.2 per cent of the nation's wealth and demonstrating there is stil...

S.Korea media: N.Korean FM likely replaced S.Korea media: N.Korean FM likely replaced

North Korea has ditched its foreign minister and shuffled other key posts in an apparent major shift that could significantly impact the country's diplomatic stance after 18 months of nuclear talks with the U.S. Ri Yong Ho, who was born in 1956, di...

Erdogan to discuss 'troubling' Idlib situation with Putin Erdogan to discuss 'troubling' Idlib situation with Putin

The strike created a massive crater of rubble near a two-storey home flanked by an empty outdoor swimming pool, the correspondent said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has confirmed this. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights co...

Trump called Pentagon Brass "Dopes and Babies"

Addressing the room, the commander-in-chief added: "You are a bunch of dopes and infants", in accordance with the e book. "You're a bunch of dopes and babies", Trump said, after taking a jab at a range of issues from what the president considered to ...

Clashes cut short Hong Kong rally as police officers are attacked Clashes cut short Hong Kong rally as police officers are attacked

Hong Kong has entered its eighth month of mass protests. Ventus Lau, the rally's organizer, was arrested in the evening for allegedly breaching the authorities' conditions for the rally and repeatedly obstructing officers, police officer Ng Lok-ch...

Trump's lawyers, Democratic lawmakers spar over who really broke the law Trump's lawyers, Democratic lawmakers spar over who really broke the law

Appearing on the NBC News program Meet the Press Sunday, fellow Democrat Durbin, who is the Senate Minority Whip, said that there has not been even "the most basic negotiation" between senators of different parties on the issue of witnesses ahea...

Donald Trump hails China trade deal as 'much better' than expected Donald Trump hails China trade deal as 'much better' than expected

President Donald Trump will address farmers and ranchers at the annual American Farm Bureau Federation conference at the Austin Convention Center this evening. It was Trump's third consecutive year speaking at the event, and he vowed to return to th...

California teachers sue Delta airlines after jet dumps fuel on school California teachers sue Delta airlines after jet dumps fuel on school

They say they had trouble breathing and needed medical treatment. "I would say it's getting worse", he said Thursday. Delta said it is concerned that some students were impacted. Almost 60 people were treated at six local schools, many of them ch...

Democrats say Trump endangers security in impeachment document Democrats say Trump endangers security in impeachment document

President Trump's legal team will argue in his Senate trial that abuse of power is not an impeachable offense, while Democrats called that claim "absurdist" and a signal that the president has no defense against the case against him . Outlined in th...

Security probe targets Trump's Russian Federation adviser Security probe targets Trump's Russian Federation adviser

Andrew Peek, the senior director for European and Russian Affairs at the National Security Council, is now on administrative leave, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. Morrison's predecessor in the role, Fiona Hill, also testified as ...

100 injured in clashes between protesters, riot police in Lebanon 100 injured in clashes between protesters, riot police in Lebanon

The sound of ambulance sirens rang out across Beirut as the Red Cross reported 80 wounded had been taken to hospital and 140 more were treated on site. Riot police fired volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets on Saturday to disperse thousands of prot...

Police officers injured in Honolulu shooting Police officers injured in Honolulu shooting

Two police officers were shot in Hawaii on Sunday, according to multiple reports . There are unconfirmed reports from local media that the shooting suspect was being evicted from their home on Sunday morning and stabbed their landlord, and it ...

China Has Reported 62 Cases in Viral Pneumonia Outbreak China Has Reported 62 Cases in Viral Pneumonia Outbreak

The CDC and CBP began screenings January 17 at San Francisco (SFO), New York (JFK), and Los Angeles (LAX) airports to detect ill travelers to this country on direct or connecting flights from Wuhan in response to an outbreak there caused by a nov...

House of Lords Could Move to North of England Under Proposal House of Lords Could Move to North of England Under Proposal

Pressed on whether the government would move the Lords, he said: 'We might. A constitutional review into the plans will be launched in the spring, followed by an architectural competition to design the new building. The Commons could also go "on to...

Sanders faces gender questions amid Warren feud Sanders faces gender questions amid Warren feud

Certainly, other campaigns are trying to expand the pool of voters, but it is Sanders and Buttigieg who are betting most heavily on attracting the most newcomers. Sanders told voters later in New Hampshire: "I think it is best for all Democratic cand...

Trump Warns Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei to Be 'Careful With His Words' Trump Warns Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei to Be 'Careful With His Words'

There are more crises now than there were prior to the start of Trump's term, Rouhani said. US President Donald Trump responded in a series of tweets to Khamenei's speech, claiming that the Iranian economy "is crashing, and their people are sufferi...

Chancellor Sajid Javid admits not all United Kingdom firms will benefit from Brexit Chancellor Sajid Javid admits not all United Kingdom firms will benefit from Brexit

He warned the Treasury would not lend support to manufacturers that favour European Union rules as the sector have had three years to prepare for Britain's transition. "It is important, therefore, that we have early sight of the details of the Govern...

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