Tuesday May 26-th, 2020

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

The US president will pay a formal visit to the close ally in late May, likely to Tokyo, after the country's current crown prince Naruhito becomes Japan's 126th Emperor. North Korea has threatened to strike all three nations with nuclear weapons. O...

Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics

The exit of Bishop - the best-known Liberal woman and highly popular with voters - underlines the Liberals' "woman problem". Ms Bishop hugs Minister for Jobs Kelly O'Dwyer after announcing her retirement. Bishop, who is very close to Turnbull - alt...

Fox News host unleashes on historian who called out Davos billionaires Fox News host unleashes on historian who called out Davos billionaires

Bregman, speaking from Amsterdam, told Carlson that "the vast majority of Americans, for years and years now, according to the polls-including Fox News viewers and Republicans-are in favor of higher taxes on the rich". Couldn't handle the criticism...

US Coast Guard officer arrested for mass murder plot US Coast Guard officer arrested for mass murder plot

Attorney Robert K. Hur, paints a much more menacing portrait of Hasson's crimes and planned crimes", Military.com said. Hasson was remanded in custody and is to appear in court before a court in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Thursday. Prosecutors say tha...

Fire in old part of Bangladesh’s capital kills at least 69 Fire in old part of Bangladesh’s capital kills at least 69

About 50 people were injured and the blaze, which began around 10.40pm (16:40 GMT) on Wednesday at Chawkbazar in the old part of Dhaka , was not yet entirely under control. "Our people are using body bags to send them to the hospital morgue, this is...

New Zealand to hold talks over Huawei fears New Zealand to hold talks over Huawei fears

But Kiwi policymakers have held that Huawei has never been banned from the country and that the issue is with the particular technology being proposed, not the company or its country of origin. "Are there complexities in New Zealand's relationship wi...

After surgery, Michael Cohen's prison date postponed to May

But on Wednesday, Pauley granted Cohen's application to extend that date until May 6 to give him time to recover from shoulder surgery, according to new court documents. He told lawmakers he had abandoned the project in January 2016, but he actually ...

'#MeToo' spray-painted on iconic statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse '#MeToo' spray-painted on iconic statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Gorilla Kleen, the company contracted to regularly clean the statue along Sarasota's waterfront, showed up on Tuesday to remove the graffiti , using a special chemicals to scrub the red paint off completely. On Sunday, George Mendonsa , the Navy sa...

Shamima Begum 'a little bit shocked' United Kingdom citizenship revoked Shamima Begum 'a little bit shocked' United Kingdom citizenship revoked

In Begum's opinion, her case is no different from others that were allowed to return from Syria to the UK. Begum is believed to be a dual British-Bangladeshi citizen, although her family's attorney has said she has never held a Bangladeshi passport...

No, My Report About Whitaker Is Not Fake No, My Report About Whitaker Is Not Fake

Sulzberger. Haberman left open the possibility that Trump's aides didn't tell him about the Times' impending report, but she said it was also possible that "this is a game [to Trump] and he knows what it is and he's pretending that he doesn't".

United States says woman who joined Islamic State can’t return United States says woman who joined Islamic State can’t return

The refusal to admit 24-year-old Hoda Muthana could set precedent and face legal challenges as it is generally extremely hard to lose U.S. citizenship. Her Twitter feed was "full of bloodcurdling incitement", according to The Guardian . Trump twe...

Nuclear Technology To S. Arabia Nuclear Technology To S. Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the attempt to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia by the United States was hypocritical of Washington. Prior to Larijani's departure from Tehran , China's official Xinhua News Agency qu...

"RTGS Dollars": RBZ Governor John Mangudya Introduces New Currency

Many businesses, like retail shops, pharmacies and auto traders were already utilising a three tier pricing, with one price for Bond Notes and another for United States dollars. When asked about the "starting" exchange rate for the RTGS$ against the ...

European Union in spat with Hungary over anti-Juncker campaign European Union in spat with Hungary over anti-Juncker campaign

According to Hungarian investigative journalism NGO atlatszo.hu , the Hungarian government spent 69.3 billion Hungarian forints (~EUR 218 million) on direct political campaigns in the past eight years. undermines national border protection, quite ...

Spain and Gibraltar offer differing accounts of warship incident Spain and Gibraltar offer differing accounts of warship incident

There was no incursion by Spanish naval forces during an incident near Gibraltar at the weekend, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday. "You are violating the right to innocent passage", they were told, although they w...

Trump denies calling Andrew McCabe's wife a 'loser' as feud intensifies Trump denies calling Andrew McCabe's wife a 'loser' as feud intensifies

McCabe was sacked past year by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who cited his "lack of candor" during an internal investigation into media leaks about the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. McCabe was sacked just prior to a pl...

Putin vows to target US if Washington deploys missiles in Europe Putin vows to target US if Washington deploys missiles in Europe

Signed in 1987 towards the end of the Cold War by then U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the treaty bans ground-launched missiles with a range of between 315 miles to 3,415 miles. The 1987 agreement banned either side ...

Watson becomes shop steward of Labour's Corbyn skeptic majority in Parliament Watson becomes shop steward of Labour's Corbyn skeptic majority in Parliament

The defection of Ryan to the Independents answers, at least for now, the Westminster questions and rumours over whether any other Members of Parliament could be persuaded to risk their political careers by standing up against anti-Semitism in the Lab...

Shark attacks surfer near Byron Bay Shark attacks surfer near Byron Bay

The housemate told the broadcaster he and other bystanders used leg ropes - used to attach surfers to their boards - to make a tourniquet around the man's leg. He is said to be in a serious but stable condition. Byron Bay does not have a SMART dr...

Australia rejects Sirul's asylum bid, to be deported Australia rejects Sirul's asylum bid, to be deported

But Sirul fled to Australia while on release pending an appeal. Ms Altantuya had worked as a translator on a US$1 billion (S$1.35 billion) Malaysian deal to buy French submarines. The Australian news portal ABC reported that an unnamed associate of...

Grand Canyon Museumgoers Exposed To Uranium For Years, Safety Manager Claims Grand Canyon Museumgoers Exposed To Uranium For Years, Safety Manager Claims

Tourists, employees and children on tours were exposed to radiation from uranium sitting in the Grand Canyon's museum collection building for almost two decades, according to the park's safety manager. The containers could have exposed adults to ...

Trump Wants California to Pay Back Billions for High-Speed Rail Project Trump Wants California to Pay Back Billions for High-Speed Rail Project

The department gave the California High-Speed Rail Authority until March 5 to provide counterarguments before it said it would finalize the termination of its agreement. "Fake news", Newsom wrote. "However, we do have the capacity to complete a h...

CovCath Student Nicholas Sandmann Sues WaPo For $250 Million CovCath Student Nicholas Sandmann Sues WaPo For $250 Million

Alleging that the newspaper "ignored basic journalist standards because it wanted to advance its well-known and easily documented, biased agenda against President Donald J. The lengthy complaint states the long-standing newspaper attacked Nicholas Sa...

Miners tried to block water channel — BATTLEFIELDS DISASTER Miners tried to block water channel — BATTLEFIELDS DISASTER

The miners, who were covered in mud, were whisked away by officials before speaking to reporters. On Friday AFP journalists saw artisanal miners known as "makorokoza" arranging wooden logs around pits in makeshift attempts to help with the rescue o...

Seven children from same family killed in Canadian house fire Seven children from same family killed in Canadian house fire

I think he had gone back in because he was really burnt. The woman said she heard men yelling and they saw a woman in distress in the street. "She's saying to us, 'Am I going to get my children back?'". "It was disgusting. We called 911 but it to...

  • Hyundai Santa Fe teased

    Hyundai Santa Fe teased

    Hyundai has released a teaser image depicting its updated Santa Fe , while also confirming the large SUV will switch to a new platform. The fourth-generation of Hyundai's popu...

  • Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

    Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

    Over the weekend, the state eased restrictions further by allowing restaurants to start offering dine-in services with limited capacity. Witness Gerry Seavo James says that after...

  • LATAM Airlines Group files for US bankruptcy protection

    LATAM Airlines Group files for US bankruptcy protection

    LATAM said it had secured funding from other major shareholders, including the Cueto and Amaro families and Qatar Airways, to provide up to $900 million in debtor-in-possession fin...

  • Close to 800 Fiji Airways staff laid off

    Close to 800 Fiji Airways staff laid off

    In the letter, Fiji Airways said the severe effects of Covid-19, had resulted in the company taking the "drastic step". Fiji Airways has recently extended the suspension of globa...

  • Tata Motors : Jaguar seeks state loan as coronavirus pandemic takes toll

    Tata Motors : Jaguar seeks state loan as coronavirus pandemic takes toll

    Jaguar Land Rover [is] constantly in discussion with the government on a whole range of matters relating to COVID-19 and we will not discuss details which are confidential and p...

  • First test launch of Virgin Orbit rocket fails

    First test launch of Virgin Orbit rocket fails

    The rocket was released from a jet dubbed Cosmic Girl , and dropped over the Pacific Ocean. Virgin Orbit's vice-president of special projects Will Pomerantz said on Saturday tha...

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