Friday July 10-th, 2020

Coronavirus: Thousands quarantined on cruise ship allowed to disembark Coronavirus: Thousands quarantined on cruise ship allowed to disembark

Japanese health authorities have said the quarantine will stretch to Feb 19 unless something unexpected happens, meaning deliverance is still more than a week away for the almost 3,700 crew and passengers aboard, ranging in age from children to octog...

TowerPostNews: New AU Chair Calls for Conflict Resolution TowerPostNews: New AU Chair Calls for Conflict Resolution

South Sudan is another long-running conflict in the continent. His approach, which was made clear when he was chosen as the chairman of the union, prioritised security over democratic reforms across the continent. He also announced that Nigeri...

Bloomberg's 2015 Aspen Institute Remarks On Race Resurface, Sparks Debate Bloomberg's 2015 Aspen Institute Remarks On Race Resurface, Sparks Debate

Leaked audio of Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg calling for targeted police harassment of minorities, because 'that's where the real crime is, ' has gone viral with a boost from Trump . Because that's where all the crime is. He said...

Joe Biden calls student 'lying, dog-faced pony soldier' at rally Joe Biden calls student 'lying, dog-faced pony soldier' at rally

Biden spokesman Andrew Bates tweeted a similar response to President TrumpDonald John Trump Biden said Buttigieg was "not a Barack Obama" on the way to the NH campaign is a tweet from the video. After their last campaign stop Monday night, the B...

‘Insider attack’ in Afghanistan kills 2 United States soldiers, an Afghan serviceman ‘Insider attack’ in Afghanistan kills 2 United States soldiers, an Afghan serviceman

Mubariz Khadem, a senior security official in Nangarhar province, told Reuters earlier on Saturday that clashes took place between United States and Afghan forces and casualties were feared. An Afghan official says multiple USA military deaths have b...

Record-Setting Firework Turns Sky Red Over Colorado Festival Record-Setting Firework Turns Sky Red Over Colorado Festival

And its 2,797-pound weight puts it about three pounds lighter than a Toyota Corolla . After thousands of hours of building fireworks over seven years-and one failed attempt due to a premature explosion-a team has brought the record for the world's...

Russian air strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria: monitor Russian air strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria: monitor

At the same time, clashes between the Syrian army and Turkish forces have moved the two countries closer to an all-out conflict than at any other point in the nine-year-old civil war. Turkey, which already hosts over three million Syrian refugees...

Rogue Thai soldier goes on shooting spree, killing at least 12 Rogue Thai soldier goes on shooting spree, killing at least 12

Thai police and medical personnel outside of Terminal 21 Mall following a mass shooting on February 9, 2020 in Nakhon Ratchasima , also known as Korat, Thailand . The suspect, who was identified as Sergeant-Major Jakrapanth Thomma by the police...

Thailand bans cruise disembarkation over coronavirus fears Thailand bans cruise disembarkation over coronavirus fears

In a Facebook post, the Minister said that the Westerdam cruise ship's 2 257 people will not be allowed to leave the vessel once it docks in Thailand, reports Efe news. The toll from China's deadly coronavirus outbreak passed 1,000 on Tuesday after...

Central Indiana will see more snow Saturday, heavy rain Sunday Central Indiana will see more snow Saturday, heavy rain Sunday

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Rain, Breezy. We'll spend Monday afternoon on the dry but cloudy side. A south wind of 6 to 11 miles per hour will become north in the afternoon, with winds gusting as high as 23 miles per hour. Highs will hit mainly the 3...

Duterte reaffirms bid to end defence pact with USA: spokesman Duterte reaffirms bid to end defence pact with USA: spokesman

But terminating the VFA would affect more than 300 joint training sessions and other activities this year alone with U.S. forces "which the Philippine military and law enforcement agencies need to enhance their capabilities in countering threats to n...

OSG asks high tribunal to cancel ABS-CBN franchise OSG asks high tribunal to cancel ABS-CBN franchise

ABS-CBN, along with Filipino online news site Rappler, have been at the forefront of critical reporting about the anti-drug campaign, which has left almost 6,000 people dead since Mr Duterte took office in 2016. Protesters gathered near the headquart...

Queen Elizabeth’s Grandson Peter Phillips Splits From Canadian Wife Autumn Phillips Queen Elizabeth’s Grandson Peter Phillips Splits From Canadian Wife Autumn Phillips

According to reports, Phillips was "devastated" by his wife's decision to split which came as a complete "shock" to him. This year's countryside escape was first interrupted by grandson Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's shocking announcement tha...

Service Members Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injuries From Iran Missile Attack - Pentagon Service Members Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injuries From Iran Missile Attack - Pentagon

The total number of cases was up from the 64 reported last month . Mr Trump said last month he "heard that they [US service members] had headaches and a couple of other things" following the attack , prompting criticism from his political opponen...

At least 16 dead after Rohingya boat capsizes in Bay of Bengal At least 16 dead after Rohingya boat capsizes in Bay of Bengal

Seventy people had so far been rescued. Noor Ahmed told AP by phone from the scene that some 62 refugees on the boat survived. Numerous 700,000-plus Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar in 2017 have tried to leave overcrowd...

Storm Ciara making its presence known in Leitrim Storm Ciara making its presence known in Leitrim

The centre of the low is now expected to pass to the north of Scotland , bringing high winds across the British Isles and frequent rain and snow to many parts. "Widespread very strong winds will affect the region through much of Sunday ". Even on...

Trump calls prosecutors' sentence request for Roger Stone Trump calls prosecutors' sentence request for Roger Stone "disgraceful!"

Stone was convicted in November a year ago in the Russian presidential interference in the United States presidential election. Trump disagreed, writing: "This is a terrible and very unfair situation". Prosecutors highlighted text messages th...

Sudanese official says al-Bashir to be handed over to ICC Sudanese official says al-Bashir to be handed over to ICC

The former president faces charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over the conflict that broke out in the country's Darfur region in 2003. ICC prosecutors in The Hague have requested he stand trial over the Darfur killings. The U...

Pence: Pence: "We'll see" if UK's Huawei decision threatens trade deal

Several senior Conservatives have warned Huawei involvement in the UK's next generation mobile internet network poses a security risk and could lead to the first significant Commons rebellion against Boris Johnson's government. Foreign Secret...

Barr confirms Justice Department is receiving Giuliani information about Ukraine Barr confirms Justice Department is receiving Giuliani information about Ukraine

He noted that two of Giuliani's associates - Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman - face campaign finance violation charges and that Parnas has alleged that Barr "had to have known everything" about Giuliani's Ukraine pressure campaign. "Lindsey, get sta...

Newshour, Coronavirus: What is a super-spreader? Newshour, Coronavirus: What is a super-spreader?

Seven of these cases so far have been infected by one person, the eight patient who has been dubbed a "super spreader". The businessman subsequently flew to France and unwittingly infected a number of people at a chalet in the French Alps, before r...

Advance team of World Health Organization experts arrives in China to probe coronavirus Advance team of World Health Organization experts arrives in China to probe coronavirus

After the first positive case was reported from Thrissur, two other Keralite students from Wuhan , the epicenter of the virus, had tested positive in Alappuzha and Kasaragod districts. An advance team for a World Health Organisation-led worldwide ex...

Germany in leadership crisis as Merkel's successor quits Germany in leadership crisis as Merkel's successor quits

Germany's ruling party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) will lose nearly half of their votes in case of new elections in the state of Thuringia, dropping from 21.7 percent to 12 percent, according to a poll published by opinion research institute Fo...

Who is Arvind Kejriwal, the man who defeated Modi's BJP in Delhi? Who is Arvind Kejriwal, the man who defeated Modi's BJP in Delhi?

Almost 24 hours after the polling ended in Delhi , the Election Commission on Sunday announced that the final voter turnout was 62.59 percent, five percent less than 2015. One of the protests - by women in Shaheen Bagh , a Muslim-dominated neighbo...

Shaheen Bagh protesters remove barricades to make way for funeral procession Shaheen Bagh protesters remove barricades to make way for funeral procession

The court remarked that the protesters can not block public roads and create inconvenience for others. The court also pulled up two lawyers for saying that a few children had been dubbed "Pakistani" and "anti-nationals" in their schools for partici...

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