Monday September 21-st, 2020

US Senate votes to curb Trump's war powers on Iran US Senate votes to curb Trump's war powers on Iran

President Trump has already survived a House impeachment and Senate trial. Ten Democrats joined all 53 Republicans in voting for it. Concerned about Trump's erratic approach to the Middle East and about the prospect that similar tensions might...

Egypt records first coronavirus case in Africa Egypt records first coronavirus case in Africa

At the same time, other agencies are working on the social, economic, and developmental implications of the virus. "This is an opportunity we should not miss", Ghebreyesus said. These include decisions surrounding easy to apply diagnostics, the bes...

Trump, Bloomberg wage social media war in battle of NY billionaires Trump, Bloomberg wage social media war in battle of NY billionaires

In a subsequent salvo Trump compared Bloomberg to his 2016 Republican nomination challenger Jeb Bush. Bloomberg could appear on the debate stage for the first time in Las Vegas next week, after the Democratic National Committee changed its qual...

Grandmother of Faye Swetlik posts heartbreaking video of tragic girl singing Grandmother of Faye Swetlik posts heartbreaking video of tragic girl singing

Taylor lived in a home about 100 to 150 feet from Faye's home, Antley said. Antley thanked the neighborhood for being patient and working with law enforcement officers during what he described as an invasive search. "Evidence and our investigation ...

A Canadian evacuee describes life under quarantine at CFB Trenton A Canadian evacuee describes life under quarantine at CFB Trenton

The World Health Organization (WHO) said 24 countries have reported cases, but no new ones over the past 24 hours. Most cases of the new coronavirus are mild, but the respiratory illness can be deadly for some people. The plane touched down at Cana...

Video shows moment 2-year-old almost drowns in crowded MI pool Video shows moment 2-year-old almost drowns in crowded MI pool

Further along in the video, he appears again a few metres from the stairs, a mere shadow in the water, as he continues sinks to the bottom. The boy is underwater for about four minutes before a young girl notices him. "Thankfully, two wonderful off...

Who paid for Boris Johnson's luxury holiday? Who paid for Boris Johnson's luxury holiday?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure on Thursday to reveal who bankrolled his luxury holiday in the Caribbean, as the opposition called for a parliamentary investigation. "Mr Ross facilitated accommodation for Mr Johnson on Must...

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning

In its latest flood outlook released Thursday, it noted while there have been no major storms since mid-January, this past fall was the wettest on record. The Tennessee River at Whitesburg near Huntsville is expected to reach 21.7 feet, just under ma...

Trump seeks to divert more Pentagon money to border wall construction Trump seeks to divert more Pentagon money to border wall construction

Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. The maneuver, announced in "reprogramming" documents provided to lawmakers, came in for...

Overnight snow leaves slippery conditions across southern Wisconsin, along with extreme cold Overnight snow leaves slippery conditions across southern Wisconsin, along with extreme cold

Meanwhile, bitter cold temperatures move in and by Thursday night, the low is expected at -4 to -8 below. The snow will begin falling lightly after 5 p.m. This is when light accumulations will return to Indianapolis and create additional headache...

FB purges more accounts linked to Russia FB purges more accounts linked to Russia

Mytel-which is a joint venture with Viettel, a Vietnam telecom operator owned by the country's Defense Ministry-is the fourth telecom operator in Myanmar and launched its network in June 2018. Other accounts originating in Iran, Vietnam and Myanmar...

Guinness confirms Japanese as world's oldest man Guinness confirms Japanese as world's oldest man

The world's oldest living person, Kane Tanaka , also lives in Japan. He is now four years shy of being crowned the oldest man ever to live, a title which belongs to 116 years and 54 days old Jiroemon Kimura, also from Japan. He stayed in Taiwan ...

Outcast cruise's ordeal ends after Cambodia welcomes ship Outcast cruise's ordeal ends after Cambodia welcomes ship

Earlier, Cambodian health officials said some 20 passengers had reported stomachaches or fever, but the ship's health staff considered them to be "normal illnesses". Fears of the novel coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19) has prompted fou...

In midnight primary vote, Dixville Notch goes for Bloomberg In midnight primary vote, Dixville Notch goes for Bloomberg

Bloomberg was a surprise victor in a New Hampshire political ritual early Tuesday morning, taking 50% of the Democratic votes in Dixville Notch ... out of four votes cast. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg . A...

Coronavirus: Cruise ship Diamond Princess locked down at Yokohama Habour Coronavirus: Cruise ship Diamond Princess locked down at Yokohama Habour

On February 9, the ship operator announced it will refund the full cruise fare, including air travel, hotel, ground transportation, pre-paid shore excursions, gratuities and other items, for all guests who were unable to disembark in Yokohama due t...

Sanders and Buttigieg enjoy top spots in New Hampshire primary Sanders and Buttigieg enjoy top spots in New Hampshire primary

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) campaign in the last week has "canceled or moved more than $1.2 million worth of television ads" in upcoming primary states Nevada and SC following below-par performances in Iowa and New Hampshire. Bloomberg, who ...

NOAA: Hottest global January EVER! NOAA: Hottest global January EVER!

Until now, 2016 was the hottest year with the global-average temperature being 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit or 0.99 degrees Celsius. The New Zealand average temperature was held down by a cooler than usual first half of the month, as the wind came fro...

Finally, bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited from UK Finally, bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited from UK

DCP (crime branch) Ram Gopal Naik, who was sent to London for this objective, told The Indian Express that they will reach India on Thursday morning. He, wrongly, believed that India's interest in him had ceased after Cronje was killed in a plane...

Johnson reshuffles cabinet ahead of European Union deal Johnson reshuffles cabinet ahead of European Union deal

Today, the Prime Minister insisted to Sajid Javid that all he wanted was a Osborne/Cameron relationship but Mr Javid and his allies in the Treasury believed what was on offer from No. Johnson had asked Javid to fire and replace all of his speci...

John Bolton: ‘Conservatives’ Need to Reject Trump Attacks on ‘Honorable’ John Kelly John Bolton: ‘Conservatives’ Need to Reject Trump Attacks on ‘Honorable’ John Kelly

Since then, he's attacked Vindman on Twitter . There are indications that the pattern of Trump silencing dissent will continue. Democrats and Republicans alike criticized a briefing by the Trump administration shortly after the drone strike, s...

Antarctica temperature hits record 20C Antarctica temperature hits record 20C

However, the fact that Antarctica, the icy continent is witnessing temperatures in the 20s will only add fuel to the scare of the planet warming situation. "It's simply a signal that something different is happening in that area". Across much of Ru...

Coronavirus: Air Canada cancels Toronto-Hong Kong flights, extends China flight cancellations Coronavirus: Air Canada cancels Toronto-Hong Kong flights, extends China flight cancellations

Xia is a former Communist Party secretary - the top local official - of the prosperous eastern province of Zhejiang, where president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping spent many years as a top official. Xia's push in 2014 and 2015 to tear down cr...

Italy Senate gives go-ahead to Salvini migrant trial Italy Senate gives go-ahead to Salvini migrant trial

The byzantine nature of Italy's legal system means Salvini faces no immediate risk, but the case could prove a distraction as other investigations start to pile up at his door. He also blamed other European Union countries, saying he was waitin...

'Murderer in house': South African president's address disrupted 'Murderer in house': South African president's address disrupted

Malema says he has blood on his hands. "De Klerk is an unrepentant apologist of apartheid, who is not willing to accept that apartheid was a crime against humanity". "We also agree we must relook at the joint rules because they make it hard to take...

Trump downplays Duterte's ending of military pact Trump downplays Duterte's ending of military pact

Esper said the termination, set to take effect in 180 days, runs counter to bilateral efforts with the Philippines and collective efforts with regional allies to push China toward abiding by global norms in the region. Visiting US military personnel ...

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