Saturday April 4-th, 2020

Iranian MP announces $3 million award for 'whoever kills Trump' - ISNA Iranian MP announces $3 million award for 'whoever kills Trump' - ISNA

President Donald Trump recounted the minutes leading up to the deadly United States strike on top Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani during remarks to Republican donors at his Florida resort on Friday night, according to an audio recording obtained ...

Bangladesh PM says CAA 'not necessary', but it is India's 'internal affair' Bangladesh PM says CAA 'not necessary', but it is India's 'internal affair'

Several state governments including Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra have voiced their disagreement with the CAA, as well as National Register of Citizens ( NRC ) and National Population Register (NPR). The Citizenshi...

Trump's Senate trial likely to further tear at national divides Trump's Senate trial likely to further tear at national divides

How will Trump's impeachment , Iran crisis affect 2020 USA election? As I posited on Monday, there could be a compromise, reminiscent of the Clinton impeachment trial, in which any witnesses are privately deposed outside the public impeachment tri...

Ukraine Presses Iran Over Downed Plane's Black Boxes Ukraine Presses Iran Over Downed Plane's Black Boxes

The Tor is among the most modern air defense systems Iran has, according to Michael Duitsman, a research associate at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Two Canadian air-crash investigators who have been working on the investigation l...

Trump called top military officials in 2017 `` heap of dopes and babies Trump called top military officials in 2017 `` heap of dopes and babies

Rucker and Leonnig's book also details a July 2017 meeting in which Trump called top national-security officials "losers", and "dopes and babies", after they tried to teach him the basics of United States diplomacy. Trump and former Defense Secretary...

PM Imran to meet US President Donald Trump in Davos PM Imran to meet US President Donald Trump in Davos

Among the speakers of this year's gathering are the U.S. President Donald Trump , German Chancellor Angela Merkel , President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde , activist on climate and ecological issues Greta Thunberg , and others.

Chinese Theme Park Faces Backlash For Forcing Pig To Bungee Jump Chinese Theme Park Faces Backlash For Forcing Pig To Bungee Jump

Video footage shared online shows the pig dropped, squealing from the tower, as well as footage of the pig being dragged to the drop point. Though a handful of people defended the incident on social media, saying it wasn't any different to " kil...

Senate Majority Leader McConnell Lays Out Ground Rules for Trump's Impeachment Trial Senate Majority Leader McConnell Lays Out Ground Rules for Trump's Impeachment Trial

A draft of McConnell's organizing resolution setting the rules for Trump's trial has not yet been released. Under McConnell's plan, the opening arguments from the House prosecutors would be limited to 24 hours over two days, meaning that senators c...

Rep. Adam Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine Rep. Adam Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine

Democrats and Republicans are still battling as to whether additional documents and witnesses will be presented at the trial - something that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said will be determined by a vote after the initial argum...

Angola prosecutor to use 'all means' to bring back Isabel dos Santos Angola prosecutor to use 'all means' to bring back Isabel dos Santos

She stopped living in Angola after her authoritarian father Jose Eduardo dos Santos , who ruled the country for almost 40 years, stepped down in 2017 for his anointed successor Joao Lourenco. Both husband and wife have denied the accusations and c...

Trump told the details of the murder Soleimani Trump told the details of the murder Soleimani

Earlier today, Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei told a group of religious leaders: "The resistance of the Islamic Republic of Iran against America and the Iranian nation's refusal to undergo bullying is a fascinating fact for the world and this f...

Kerala Governor Seeks Report from LDF Government Kerala Governor Seeks Report from LDF Government

Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose met Governor Arif Mohammed Khan here on Monday, a day after the latter sought a report from the Left government over moving the apex court against the Citizenship law without informing him.The meeting is said to have ...

Five dead after heating pipe containing boiling water bursts in Russian hotel Five dead after heating pipe containing boiling water bursts in Russian hotel

All of the victims - who included a child - were staying at the hotel, authorities said. On the night of January 20, 2020, a hot water pipe burst occurred at the Karamel Mini-Hotel in Perm's Industrialny District. The RIA news agency reported that th...

Malaysia sends back trash to rich countries Malaysia sends back trash to rich countries

Yeo said the successful repatriation of a total 3,737 metric tonnes (4,120 USA tons) of waste followed strict enforcement at key Malaysian ports to block smuggling of waste and shuttering more than 200 illegal plastic recycling factories. An Environm...

Huawei CFO in Canadian court on fraud charges, faces extradition to US Huawei CFO in Canadian court on fraud charges, faces extradition to US

Over a year has passed since the executive was arrested at Vancouver airport in December 2018 at the request of the United States. But lawyers for Canada's attorney general say the alleged offense is fraud, which is a crime in both the US and Can...

Evelyn Yang Says Her Gynecologist Sexually Assaulted Her While She Was Pregnant Evelyn Yang Says Her Gynecologist Sexually Assaulted Her While She Was Pregnant

Evelyn Yang told media reports she was attacked in 2012 by convicted intimate offender Dr. Robert Hadden while he was a practicing OBGYN at Columbia. . We support all of his survivors, and applaud their strength and courage. "Because a conviction ...

Rare Coin of Britain’s Abdicated King Edward VIII Fetches Record £1 Million Rare Coin of Britain’s Abdicated King Edward VIII Fetches Record £1 Million

The coin was one of six prepared by the Royal Mint when Edward became king in 1936. However, Edward preferred his left side and so demanded his face left on the coin, the same direction George V faced on coins. Edward VIII had further broken conventi...

4 dead as anti-government protests resume in Iraq 4 dead as anti-government protests resume in Iraq

Numbers had dwindled but protests resumed recently as demonstrators sought to keep up momentum after attention turned to the threat of a U.S. -Iran conflict, following Washington's killing of Tehran's top general in an air strike inside Iraq .

Drug cartel members tunnel way out of Paraguay prison Drug cartel members tunnel way out of Paraguay prison

The director of the penitentiary in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero, near the Brazilian border, was sacked along with six other prison officials, Paraguayan Justice Minister Cecilia Perez told reporters. The escaped prisoners included gang members f...

PM Khan to attend three-day World Economic Forum in Davos PM Khan to attend three-day World Economic Forum in Davos

His trip would cost a mere $68,000 in line with the government's austerity measures . This year marks the 50th anniversary of the WEF and the theme for 2020 is Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World. The Pakistani prime minister was als...

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait US warship sails through Taiwan Strait

He said: "People can rest easy". This is considered the most sensitive and painful territorial and diplomatic concern into the eyes of China, which will not exclude the usage of power to bring Taiwan back in its fold. The narrow Taiwan Strait which...

Trump impeachment case sent to Senate for trial Trump impeachment case sent to Senate for trial

Democrats promptly rejected Mr. Dershowitz's gambit. "Clearly to me any president would ask for executive privilege regarding these witnesses", Graham said, adding that if they were that important to the House case against Trump, Democrats should ...

Pork to Save the Bacon of the US-China Trade Deal Pork to Save the Bacon of the US-China Trade Deal

Protesters and supporters gathered outside before his speech. SBA Regional Administrator Steve Bulger says that means reduced costs and barriers that now make it hard to export products cross the borders. Throughout the speech, Trump also touched on ...

Norway populist party quits govt over jihadist spouse's repatriation Norway populist party quits govt over jihadist spouse's repatriation

Finance Minister Siv Jensen announced the move at a press conference, saying that it had become too hard to get enough of her populist party's policies through government. The Progress Party had been in favour of bringing back the children but oppose...

No normalization in relations yet, UK PM Johnson tells Russia's Putin No normalization in relations yet, UK PM Johnson tells Russia's Putin

Shortly after the March 2018 Novichok attack, when Johnson was Britain's foreign secretary in the cabinet of then-Prime Minister Theresa May, he blamed Putin personally and criticized the Kremlin over the poisoning of the Skripals. But he appeared to...