Friday July 10-th, 2020

Democratic debate: 2020 candidates to face off following Iowa debacle Democratic debate: 2020 candidates to face off following Iowa debacle

When Biden does hold events, he rarely takes audience questions like his competitors do. Biden said Trump "should be pinning a medal on Vindman and not Rush Limbaugh", a reference to the president's decision to give the Presidential Medal of Free...

United Nations blacklists 112 companies with ties to illegal Israel West Bank settlements United Nations blacklists 112 companies with ties to illegal Israel West Bank settlements

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Israeli settlements in the contested West Bank do not violate worldwide law, revokes a waiver allowing civilian nuclear activity at Iranian nuclear complex; State Department correspondent Rich Edson reports.

$20000 Reward Offered After Dolphins Found Shot Dead in Florida $20000 Reward Offered After Dolphins Found Shot Dead in Florida

Federal authorities have opened an investigation into the recent discovery off Florida's Gulf coat of two dolphins found with life-ending injuries. The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge reported a second dolphin with a bullet hole in its head near Pens...

United States forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria United States forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria

A Russian military convoy then moved to de-escalate the situation. US officials did not immediately say whether there were any injuries or casualties among the unknown individuals, although Syria's state-run media reported one Syrian civilian was k...

Giuliani is giving Ukraine information to the Justice Department, Barr says Giuliani is giving Ukraine information to the Justice Department, Barr says

The day before Trump's Senate trial acquittal last Wednesday, Giuliani told NPR that the President should "100 percent" investigate Biden even after being acquitted . Giuliani might provide". After the transcript was released, the DOJ said in a...

Dutch police suspect serial letter bomber in bitcoin extortion case Dutch police suspect serial letter bomber in bitcoin extortion case

Police said at the time: "The letter bombs did not cause any damage because the explosives did not detonate, but could have caused serious bodily injury ". A second bomb then exploded in another mail depot in the city of Kerkrade, 120 miles to the s...

Retreat of Merkel's Retreat of Merkel's "heir" opens power struggle in Germany's ruling party

Alexander Gauland, honorary chairman of the far-right AfD, said Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer had failed to implement the CDU's policy of ostracising the AfD and added that such an approach was unrealistic in the long-term. The position of German defence mini...

Damascus says Erdogan ‘disconnected from reality’ after threats Damascus says Erdogan ‘disconnected from reality’ after threats

On Tuesday, Erdogan said the Syrian government will pay a "very heavy price" for attacking Turkish troops in Idlib . At least three Turkish army outposts have been cut off in the area. The U.S. and Turkey are finding rare common ground over the conf...

Trump overwhelmingly wins Republican primary in New Hampshire

Roughly three-quarters of voters said they were not just dissatisfied but also angry with the Trump administration, according to a wide-ranging AP VoteCast survey of Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren ...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrives in Australia to sign lucrative trade deal Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrives in Australia to sign lucrative trade deal

Jokowi's first appointment was attending a state reception with his delegation at Government House, where Governor-General David Hurley addressed the room in Bahasa Indonesia. Elsewhere in his speech, Widodo noted that his country had also provided r...

Coronavirus latest: Plane carrying 200 Britons headed to United Kingdom from China Coronavirus latest: Plane carrying 200 Britons headed to United Kingdom from China

They arrived at RAF Brize Norton at around 07:30 GMT on Sunday, on a repatriation flight carrying more than 200 British and foreign nationals. Britain's foreign ministry said the chartered civilian aircraft departed at 3.20am local time on Sunday (...

US Feds Pin Equifax Breach on Chinese Spies US Feds Pin Equifax Breach on Chinese Spies

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that the U.S. charged four Chinese intelligence officers with "wire fraud, economic espionage, conspiracy to commit computer fraud and other offenses" in January. But, according to US authorities and c...

Iraq sees snow in Baghdad for first time in over a decade Iraq sees snow in Baghdad for first time in over a decade

Most have said it's the first time they've ever seen snow falling in the country's capital. The city's iconic palm trees were daintily outlined in white, and the tarpaulins of the long-running anti-government protest camp in Tahrir Square in the ci...

Five contract virus at French ski resort Five contract virus at French ski resort

The British passengers were taken to a hotel-conference center in Milton Keys, where they will be quarantined for 14 days. The man called NHS 111 from home and then went to an isolation facility at the Royal Sussex County Hospital after consultat...

Trump, US first lady will travel to India in late February Trump, US first lady will travel to India in late February

Describing the partnership as being based on "trust, shared values, mutual respect and understanding", MEA asserted that the relationship between India and USA has "further evolved under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi and President Trump, wi...

A standard poodle wins Westminster best in show A standard poodle wins Westminster best in show

How much does the Best in Show victor make? The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is underway, but the final rounds air tonight, February 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Today, America's dog show has expanded into Westminster Week which includes the Ma...

Taiwan shadows Chinese aircraft Taiwan shadows Chinese aircraft

Tsai won a second term in a landslide victory in January, an outcome seen as a forceful rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate Taiwan. On Sunday, a much larger flight featuring the PLAAF's H-6 bombers as well as J-11 fighter jets and KJ-500 earl...

Andrew Yang suspends presidential bid Andrew Yang suspends presidential bid

Businessman Andrew Yang will suspend his bid for the Democratic nomination for USA president, campaign sources said on Tuesday. Commenting on his decision to pull the plug on his campaign, Yang said that he does not want to continue taking money ...

British Bloke Called Coronavirus British Bloke Called Coronavirus "Superspreader" After Being Linked To 11 Confirmed Cases

I would like to thank the NHS for their help and care. Many things are still unknown about viruses, especially the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has been spreading around the world from early this year, when it began in Wuhan, a city in cent...

Synagogue of officer ousted by Trump after testimony declares support for him Synagogue of officer ousted by Trump after testimony declares support for him

Trump, without providing evidence or specific examples, said Alexander Vindman reported "very inaccurate things" about the "perfect" call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Meanwhile, there are still people in the administration who are "...

Trump's Misleading Post on Pelosi Ripping Up SOTU Address Trump's Misleading Post on Pelosi Ripping Up SOTU Address

The crowd responded by chanting, "Lock her up!" "He continued - "[it was] very distracting, very distracting". The Speaker also excluded the usual "I have the high privilege and distinct honour" when introducing the President of the United States.

New Yorkers kicked out of 'global entry' program because of immigration law New Yorkers kicked out of 'global entry' program because of immigration law

He has made tougher United States policies on both illegal and legal immigration a centrepiece of his presidency and 2020 re-election campaign. New York's new "Green-Light" law, enacted in December , permits driver's licenses to be issued to...

Elections in Ireland Spell Breakdown of Traditional Two-Party System Elections in Ireland Spell Breakdown of Traditional Two-Party System

All seats have now been filled in the 33rd Dail , with Fianna Fail the largest party on 38 seats, Sinn Fein on 37 and Fine Gael on 35. According to results released Tuesday, it virtually tied with two other parties for seats, signaling weeks of te...

Palestinians Reject Trump's Peace Plan, Abbas Says During UN Security Council Meeting Palestinians Reject Trump's Peace Plan, Abbas Says During UN Security Council Meeting

The poll found that 64% of Palestinians favour a return to armed struggle in response to the plan. "I think what the Palestinians didn't want was to put a resolution to a vote, and have not just the United States on one side, but have more countrie...

High Court rules Indigenous Australians can not be deported High Court rules Indigenous Australians can not be deported

Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms were born overseas with at least one of their parents an Indigenous Australian citizen. "Brendan has had 500 sleepless nights worrying he could be deported at any time, and that is now thankfully at an end", said ...

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