Monday July 13-th, 2020

Trump privately singled out this one intelligence chief after Senate testimony Trump privately singled out this one intelligence chief after Senate testimony

Tuesday, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and CIA Director Gina Haspel told Congress that while progress has been made against Islamic State fighters, alleviating pressure on the terrorists could allow them to regroup. forces home from...

Facebook has 'new tools' against European Union election meddling Facebook has 'new tools' against European Union election meddling

Facebook will prioritise efforts to tackle murky political ads. The additional tools will be launched in the European Union in late March to help "make political advertising on Facebook more transparent", the US tech giant's head of global policy a...

Hakeem al-Araibi: Wife of detained Bahraini footballer begs for his release Hakeem al-Araibi: Wife of detained Bahraini footballer begs for his release

The wife of refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi on Wednesday pleaded with Thailand not to extradite her husband to his native Bahrain. He now plays with a professional football team in Melbourne. A petition for al-Araibi's release with 50,000 signa...

Venezuela's Guaido 'Would Consider' Maduro Amnesty Venezuela's Guaido 'Would Consider' Maduro Amnesty

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the United Nations Security Council that it was time now for countries to pick a side on Venezuela after Washington recognized the opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American nation's head o...

Little sign of compromise over Brexit backstop Little sign of compromise over Brexit backstop

Brexit hardliners from May's Conservative party think the backstop - created to keep the border open with Ireland - could see Britain indefinitely tied to European Union trade rules. Mr Barclay said the United Kingdom was "exploring in terms of the ...

Vatican official handling sex-abuse cases quits, being accused himself Vatican official handling sex-abuse cases quits, being accused himself

Wagner again spoke of the accusations last November, saying at a conference in Rome that she had received unwanted sexual advances and been "groomed" for sex by "a priest working to this day as capo ufficio at the Congregation for the Doctrine of F...

China tests 'Guam killer' missile it says can strike moving warships China tests 'Guam killer' missile it says can strike moving warships

The video, filmed during a live-fire exercise somewhere in Northwest China, showed one of two DF-26 missiles which were launched last week. "For all the audience can see, it is a standard ballistic missile launch with no indication of whether the tar...

Yellow weather warning for snow and ice in Wrexham extended until Friday Yellow weather warning for snow and ice in Wrexham extended until Friday

The weather has been predicted to kick in from 9pm tonight through to midday on Wednesday. The Met Office is warning of a small chance of travel delays, rural communities being cut off, power cuts, injuries from slips and untreated pavements and cy...

Twin bombings at Philippines cathedral leaves at least 27 dead Twin bombings at Philippines cathedral leaves at least 27 dead

But a military report said the second bomb was left in the utility box of a motorcycle in the parking area outside the church. Photos on social media showed debris and bodies lying on a busy street outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel....

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia's Deripaska U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia's Deripaska

Earlier this month, Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked an effort to keep the sanctions on US Rusal Plc, En+ Group Plc and JSC EuroSibEnergo. Sanctions relief for Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, will remove ...

France's Macron says 'won't respond' to populist Italian leaders France's Macron says 'won't respond' to populist Italian leaders

Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League and Luigi Di Maio of the populist, anti-establishment 5-Star movement, have sought to rile Macron on a host of inflammatory issues. Conte sought to ease an increasingly harsh war of words between Rome and Pari...

Joshua Tree may need centuries to recover from government shutdown Joshua Tree may need centuries to recover from government shutdown

One former park worker said money that had been saved for a new visitors center now has to be redirected for trash pickup. "All of us at Friends of Acadia are deeply relieved that the shutdown is over, but we are also mindful that it will be a whil...

FBI closes Las Vegas shooting investigation without finding a motive FBI closes Las Vegas shooting investigation without finding a motive

Paddock, a wealthy retired accountant, then shot himself in the head as police moved in. Las Vegas police closed their investigation in August, also without establishing a motive. He wanted to attain a degree of infamy through a mass- casualty atta...

Chris Christie brushes off criticism that new book’s revelations betray Trump’s trust Chris Christie brushes off criticism that new book’s revelations betray Trump’s trust

Christie answered, "Well, I don't think Jeff was bright enough to be in the position where he is". Chris Christie alleges that President Donald Trump thought firing his national security adviser, Lt. The president did not heed Christie's advice...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out 'broken mentality' of politics Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out 'broken mentality' of politics

After taking out an incumbent Democrat who many believed would follow Nancy Pelosi as Democratic House Speaker, Ocasio-Cortez has announced to the world that she has partnered with far-left progressive group Justice Democrats, whose sole focus is p...

How cold is too cold to have school? How cold is too cold to have school?

The extreme cold temperatures force Madison Public Schools to cancel classes for Tuesday, January 29. "So here at NICE, we're either open or we're closed and that for the most part has worked pretty well for us", said DeAugustine. Parkway utilizes ...

Gov. Cuomo shrugs off Catholic criticism of abortion law Gov. Cuomo shrugs off Catholic criticism of abortion law

Wade in so many ways, so I don't see it as something to celebrate", Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger told "Fox & Friends" Saturday. Cuomo said previously that he stood with Pope Francis on the passing of the bill, insinuating that doing so mean...

Israel suspends observer mission in West Bank city Israel suspends observer mission in West Bank city

The confrontation led to six villagers being shot with live rounds, leaving three of them in a serious condition, he said, adding that it was unclear whether any settlers were also injured. The UNSC issued the call after Kiryat Arba resident Baruch G...

US sends first Central American asylum seeker to Mexico under new policy US sends first Central American asylum seeker to Mexico under new policy

Migrants have been tortured, raped and killed in Mexico's often violent border regions, and the new policy violates the right of people whose lives are genuinely at risk to seek asylum in the United States, activists say. The U.S. has witnessed a s...

Even Nixon’s presidential library is trying to distance itself from Roger Stone Even Nixon’s presidential library is trying to distance itself from Roger Stone

He joined shortly after the presidential candidacy of real estate billionaire as a consultant to trump's campaign Team, but left after a few months, after a dispute. "#CrookedHillary." In October, WikiLeaks released thousands of emails hacked from Po...

'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling Manila skyscraper 'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling Manila skyscraper

It keeps me alive". 'They trust me. They think I am capable to succeed each time I am doing something, but at the end of the day it is still a bit scary for sure. Alain Robert climbs a 33-floor building in Jakarta on November 12, 2008. "In June, ...

Russian Federation tells Venezuela it must repay its debt to Moscow on time

Russia extended its criticism of the USA stance on Venezuela on Tuesday, describing the latest sanctions against the government of President Nicolás Maduro as illegitimate, even as the Russian Finance Ministry acknowledged that its loans to Caracas w...

Male passenger stabs pregnant Lyft driver, killing her and unborn child Male passenger stabs pregnant Lyft driver, killing her and unborn child

Authorities said that during an interview with police, Durazo admitted to stabbing Howato and taking her vehicle. Howato was in her third trimester of pregnancy. Durazo will make his initial court appearance in La Paz County . Howazo leaves b...

Stacey Abrams to give Democratic response to State of the Union Stacey Abrams to give Democratic response to State of the Union

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced the selection of Abrams on Tuesday, saying he extended the offer to her about three weeks ago and was excited she had accepted to give the rebuttal on february 5. Attorney General Xavier Bec...

Mother dead after fall down subway stairs Mother dead after fall down subway stairs

Police say Goodson was found lying unconscious on the southbound train platform next to her 1-year-old child. She has since been reunited with her father and grandparents. Shams Tarek, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said t...

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