Thursday September 24-th, 2020

'Good talk': Trump says he spoke to Taliban leader after accord 'Good talk': Trump says he spoke to Taliban leader after accord

They're dealing with Afghanistan, but we'll see what happens", referring to his discussion with Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar , which was confirmed by a Taliban spokesperson via Twitter . In that time, we have made great progress in Afg...

Priti Patel 'regrets' resignation of top civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam Priti Patel 'regrets' resignation of top civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam

Anxious colleagues called her partner and he arrived to take her home. Boris Johnson has expressed his full confidence in Ms Patel , who he promoted to one of the great offices of state after she had previously been sacked from the Cabinet by The...

Australia Records First Coronavirus Fatality As Diamond Princess Evacuee Dies In Perth Australia Records First Coronavirus Fatality As Diamond Princess Evacuee Dies In Perth

The unnamed man and his wife were among 164 Australians who were flown out of Japan and placed in isolation in Howard Springs, before arriving back in Perth on February 21. As of Saturday, the federal Department of Health had tallied 25 confirmed cas...

Stepmother of 11-Year-Old Victim Accused of First-Degree Murder Stepmother of 11-Year-Old Victim Accused of First-Degree Murder

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office held a news conference at noon on Monday announcing the arrest. Landen Hiott, Gannon's mother, was overcome with emotion at Monday's news conference, calling this a "nightmare". Roderrick Drayton, who lives a f...

Vatican archives may shed light on late pope's silence during Holocaust Vatican archives may shed light on late pope's silence during Holocaust

The unsealed archives moreover cover a submit-World War II period in which writers were censored and some priests hounded for suspected communist sympathies. Gallagher reveals that they document the role of Pope Pacelli and that of Cardinal Casaroli ...

Pope Francis tests negative for coronavirus Pope Francis tests negative for coronavirus

Perhaps to squelch mounting fear and panic, the Pontiff was tested for the Coronavirus but the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero claims he tested negative. Francis paused twice to cough Sunday while addressing the faithful. He said: "Unfortunately ...

Tenerife hotel remains in lockdown for third day Tenerife hotel remains in lockdown for third day

We think this is going to end up worse than that ship (the Diamond Princess in Japan). TUI AG ( LON:TUI ) shares dropped back another 3.23% on Tuesday as a four-star hotel in Tenerife was put on lock-down after confirmation of coronarvirus.

Iran's enriched uranium stocks over 5 times over deal limit: IAEA Iran's enriched uranium stocks over 5 times over deal limit: IAEA

The rebuke will highlight a general lack of cooperation and failure to grant access to the sites, the diplomats said. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said dozens of centrifuges had been installed or were being installed at the secreti...

Delhi riots: 'My brother died after police beating' Delhi riots: 'My brother died after police beating'

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned the violence against Muslims in India, following the deadly riots in New Delhi . It was conveyed that his selective and tendentious characterization of recent events in Delhi are not acceptable.

Missouri absentee voters can not change ballots Missouri absentee voters can not change ballots

The commonwealth does not allow "do-overs" when it comes to voting. An absentee ballot may be spoiled in person at the clerk's office until 4 p.m. the Monday prior to the election. But they've got to "beat their ballot to the polling place". Vote...

At least two people killed in Nashville tornado At least two people killed in Nashville tornado

Juliet area. "There are multiple homes damaged and multiple injuries". A community shelter has been set up in the immediate aftermath of the tornado at the at the Victoria Baptist Church in Mt. The Germantown neighborhood of the city was among the ...

Apple Implicated in New Report on Chinese Forced Labor Apple Implicated in New Report on Chinese Forced Labor

What does the report say? The report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 some 80,000 Uighurs were forcibly transferred to work in factories across China . "Some factories across China are using forced Uighur labor under a state-sponsored labor ...

Putin's new amendments revere God, ban same sex marriages

The draft amendment is part of a set of suggested changes. The Kremlin-controlled parliament quickly endorsed his draft in the first of three required readings last month, and is set to give it final approval next week, setting the stage for a nati...

Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupts Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupts

The agency said the eruption lasted for almost eight minutes, with ash and sand raining down on several communities near the cities of Solo and Yogyakarta on the main island of Java. The initial eruption reportedly lasted for nearly eight full minute...

Joe Biden raises $10M in two days as Super Tuesday looms

One Democratic aide said on Monday that "pressure is mounting" on Mike Bloomberg from the moderate wing of the Democratic Party, who want him to stand down from competing in Super Tuesday contests. Earlier Monday, Senator Amy Klobuchar , D-MN, a...

A Bad Taliban Deal A Bad Taliban Deal

Is this new deal a beginning to the end of this war? The foreign minister's remarks come a day after it appeared that the recently signed truce deal between the United States and the militant Taliban group was not holding after the Taliban said...

After the signing of peace the Taliban started the war After the signing of peace the Taliban started the war

The Taliban is also being blamed for kidnapping peace advocate Nazar Jan Nazari on Sunday in southern Uruzgan province, said Bismillah Watandost, spokesman for the People's Peace Movement. The Afghan war has been in stalemate for more than 18 years s...

2,742 recovered COVID-19 patients discharged on Chinese mainland March 2

Mr Ghebreyesus said he is confident surveillance methods used in South Korea, the worst-hit country outside China, are working and the spread could be contained within its borders. Lee knelt and apologised to the country, saying that one church membe...

United States imposes cap on Chinese journalists United States imposes cap on Chinese journalists

All will have to reduce the Chinese nationals on their staffs by roughly 40%, with the exception of Hai Tian, where no PRC citizens are employed. "For years, the (Chinese) government has imposed increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment and intim...

Italian Government Official Tests Positive For Coronavirus Italian Government Official Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Cases in Rome, Italy's largest city with 3 million people, had so far been limited to a Chinese couple on holiday and an Italian repatriated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began late a year ago, on a special flight and hospitalize...

Britain's health service not for sale in United States free-trade talks Britain's health service not for sale in United States free-trade talks

The UK is today (Monday 2 March) publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month. "What we want to get is a great deal for businesses and consumers right across Britain,...

Chicago police drop charges against man shot by officers in transit station Chicago police drop charges against man shot by officers in transit station

The police officers, who have not been named, have both been assigned desk duties pending an investigations. "With several hundred officers now patrolling the CTA, the additional officers in the unit will expand CPD's footprint on Chicago's public ...

Harry Reid Endorses Biden To Beat Trump's 'Dark Vision Of Racism' Harry Reid Endorses Biden To Beat Trump's 'Dark Vision Of Racism'

During a campaign stop in Texas, former Vice President Joe Biden , 77, riled up voters to get excited for "Super Thursday", before correcting himself to " Super Tuesday ", the day on March 3 where more than a third of the delegates will be pledged f...

Benjamin Netanyahu claims 'giant victory' in Israel vote Benjamin Netanyahu claims 'giant victory' in Israel vote

While Netanyahu, from the Likud Party, has beat out Blue & White opponent Benny Gantz in the past two elections, he was unable to form a government. "The corona thing is completely under control". Ahead of the address, Netanyahu wrote on Twitter...

Trump to Meet With Drugmakers as US Sees More Coronavirus Cases

Two moderates have exited the race: former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Sen. "Maybe he gets in because he's a little more moderate", Trump said of Biden. Trump will hold a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina , later Mon...

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