Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Two men held over refrigerated lorry deaths UK News Two men held over refrigerated lorry deaths UK News

Among those in the container on 23 October in Grays, Essex , were 31 men and eight women. Essex police said provisional postmortem examinations indicated the victims died from a combination of lack of oxygen and overheating - hypoxia and hype...

Yorkshire's Rishi Sunak confirmed as next Chancellor after Sajid Javid resigns Yorkshire's Rishi Sunak confirmed as next Chancellor after Sajid Javid resigns

It looked like he had lost that war and Whitehall sources were briefing overnight that Mr Javid would keep his job. And the U.K. Treasury's advisory team is now reportedly set to be merged with one in the Prime Minister's office, 10 Downing Stree...

Russian man faces jail for coronavirus prank — SICK PRANK Russian man faces jail for coronavirus prank — SICK PRANK

The coronavirus outbreak has so far killed more than 1,000 people in China and has spread to more than 20 countries, including Russian Federation, which has reported two cases. Police also detained two of his alleged accomplices and have placed the...

Bloomberg condemned after 'stop and frisk' comments resurface Bloomberg condemned after 'stop and frisk' comments resurface

Similarly, Plaskett praised Bloomberg for his economic policies, saying in her statement to his campaign that "Mike not only has the policies to bring equality and wealth creation to communities of color and economic development to keep us competit...

New Hampshire primary 2020: Pete Buttigieg maintains momentum with 2nd place finish

Bernie Sanders of Vermont comes after Buttigieg surged in polls in New Hampshire and Iowa, where he now leads Sanders by less than a percentage point in a contest that will see officials conduct a recanvass. Former Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg ...

NATO to expand Iraq training mission in response to Trump NATO to expand Iraq training mission in response to Trump

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will take over some of the training activities carried out by the US -led coalition against Islamic State, Stoltenberg said, meaning the decision does not require more Western troops in Iraq but would be with the co...

House Judiciary Committee says Barr has agreed to testify House Judiciary Committee says Barr has agreed to testify

Last year Mr Barr was widely criticised for claiming that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation had exonerated Mr Trump, when in fact the final report outlined several instances in which the president may have obstruct...

Abbas rejects US peace plan at U.N. Security Council meeting Abbas rejects US peace plan at U.N. Security Council meeting

Abbas welcomed Olmert as a "dear friend" and "a man of peace, a man who believes in achieving peace, a man who continues to try to achieve peace". President Trump tweeted this map on January 28, 2020, illustrating his Middle East peace plan, sayi...

United Nations says rival force is blocking OK for United Nations flights to Libya United Nations says rival force is blocking OK for United Nations flights to Libya

The United Kingdom, which has been drafting a text for three weeks, called for the vote to take place on Wednesday, diplomatic sources said. Russia, a Security Council veto-wielding power abstained. A weak United Nations -recognized administration th...

House committee approves bill that would make Washington, DC the 51st state House committee approves bill that would make Washington, DC the 51st state

Meanwhile, Virginia Republicans said the bill's passage is yet another example of gross legislative overreach that encroaches on Second Amendment rights. The bill would create a new state known as Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, in honor of the ...

Stephanie Simpson: British woman missing in New Zealand

Hazelton praised the efforts of New Zealand police and said they were doing everything possible to locate Simpson. Hazelton said. "Everybody's just hoping". "The team said they're searching for somebody who's alive, but they also have asked a numbe...

Pakistani Islamist accused of Mumbai attacks jailed for terrorism financing Pakistani Islamist accused of Mumbai attacks jailed for terrorism financing

On December 11, the court had indicted Saeed and others in terror financing cases in a day-to-day hearing. The court also imposed a fine of Pakistani Rs 15,000 (INR 6,937) on Saeed in each case. Pakistan was already kept under the "grey list" of...

Pope Francis dismisses proposal to ordain married men in Amazon Pope Francis dismisses proposal to ordain married men in Amazon

Pope Francis has rejected a proposal to allow married men become priests in remote areas of the Amazon. The Vatican said the document , called " Querida Amazonia " (Dear Amazon), would be published at noon (1100 GMT). They said no changes were m...

Opposition leader Guaido returns to Venezuela after tour Opposition leader Guaido returns to Venezuela after tour

A visibly shaken Mr Guaido had his shirt torn in the scuffles that broke out after his return to the country after seeking worldwide support for his bid to be crowned president of Venezuela . Guaido sprung to prominence in January 2019 when he decla...

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Shreveport Bossier Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Shreveport Bossier

This is expected to change with more rain in the coming days, which will lead to some areas in Eagle Country to see some flooding. At the time of this update, clouds were increasing to the west, with areas of rain developing across Texas, Louisiana, ...

Turkey says it shot down Syrian helicopter

These continual attacks - documented by both Russian and Turkish servicemen stationed in the area - ultimately triggered a Syrian government offensive against the militants. Witnesses and rebels said on Tuesday a new column of Turkish reinforcements,...

Trump easily wins New Hampshire Republican primary Trump easily wins New Hampshire Republican primary

Donald Trump Jr. spoke to 7NEWS about his father's popularity. "And the Democratic nomination kickoff in Iowa did not exactly inspire confidence in the party's ability to find someone who can take on the president", said Patrick Murray, director o...

Afghan war: US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' deal Afghan war: US, Taliban close to 'reduction in violence' deal

The "reduction of violence" deal would call for the Taliban and U.S.to refrain from conducting attacks or combat operations for seven days, according to a person familiar with the ongoing discussions who was not authorized to discuss the proposal a...

Sarah Lawrence College dad pleads not guilty in sex trafficking, extortion case Sarah Lawrence College dad pleads not guilty in sex trafficking, extortion case

He was arrested Tuesday in Piscataway, New Jersey , and was with one of the students identified in the indictment and one of his daughter's roommates at the time, authorities said. A new indictment, unsealed in the Southern District of NY, accuses L...

Very first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland to take place today Very first same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland to take place today

Her new wife, Ms Peoples, a senior care worker from Belfast , added: "We fought so long and hard for this opportunity to be seen as equal and now we are here and it's just incredible". The couple said they had not meant to be the first to Wednesday,...

Man charged in connection with Lyra McKee murder Man charged in connection with Lyra McKee murder

Three of four men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee have been released. "The arrests have been made under the Terrorism Act after the New IRA claimed responsibility for murdering Lyra", police said. The men, a...

Unsettled weather this week ahead of Storm Dennis Unsettled weather this week ahead of Storm Dennis

While these winds have the potential to bring impacts they are not as strong as the gusts we saw last weekend with Storm Ciara , when a gust of 97mph was recorded on the Isle of Wight. This evening and overnight will see showers then a spell of heav...

Kremlin Accuses Turkey of Flouting Agreements Made on Syria Kremlin Accuses Turkey of Flouting Agreements Made on Syria

Turkey , as part of the Sochi agreement with Russian Federation, is determined to push the Syrian regime outside its observation posts in Idlib by the end of February, the country's communications director said on Wednesday. Last week they recaptured...

Senate Expected to Limit Trump's War Powers Against Iran

The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed a similar resolution last month, as Democrats and some Republicans fumed over Trump's failure to fully inform them about his Iran strategy. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) famously " voted his heart " la...

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...

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