Friday April 3-rd, 2020

North Korea is hit by 'artificial' 2.1-magnitude natural disaster North Korea is hit by 'artificial' 2.1-magnitude natural disaster

However, following the first meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore past year, Trump raised eyebrows at a press conference when he said Washington would suspend the "very provocative" US joint milit...

United States intelligence won't report civilian deaths in airstrikes United States intelligence won't report civilian deaths in airstrikes

The Trump administration has revoked part of an Obama-era executive order mandating an annual accounting of how many civilians have died in military and Central Intelligence Agency strikes, reducing the potential for public scrutiny of counterterro...

European Union rebukes Saudi Arabia over human rights at United Nations forum European Union rebukes Saudi Arabia over human rights at United Nations forum

Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida said in the hearing that the crown prince had gone "full gangster" and was increasingly making it "untenable" to work with Saudi Arabia because of his missteps. "It is in our interest to make sure that the re...

Paul Manafort to be sentenced in Va. court Paul Manafort to be sentenced in Va. court

The jury convicted him of five counts of tax fraud charges, one count of hiding his foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud. In a 17-page court filing submitted late Tuesday to the U.S. But Manafort did not rein in his flashy ways, the p...

Further 2,000 people quit last Islamic State enclave in Syria - SDF Further 2,000 people quit last Islamic State enclave in Syria - SDF

A soldier said to be from United States. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces is seen firing a rifle from a rooftop towards IS targets in Baghouz, Syria , in this screen grab taken from video said to be shot March 4, 2019, and uploaded to social media w...

Here’s How Long Mueller Expects Roger Stone’s Trial To Last Here’s How Long Mueller Expects Roger Stone’s Trial To Last

Stone, 69, is accused of lying to Congress when he denied discussing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with associates and members of the Trump campaign. The post originally had an image showing Stone wearing eyeglasses under the words "Who Framed Ro...

Chris Watts confesses to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters Chris Watts confesses to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters

Audio from five hours of interviews with Christopher Watts, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, has been released by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. According to the confession, Watts drove 45 mi...

Donald Trump Agrees on Keeping US Troops in Syria Donald Trump Agrees on Keeping US Troops in Syria

Writing directly on the letter and adding his signature, Trump added: "I agree 100%". But the letter--signed by Senators Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse , among others--emphasizes that they support a "small contingent of Americans forces...

France notes Bouteflika candidacy, says up to Algerians to decide future France notes Bouteflika candidacy, says up to Algerians to decide future

Last week, French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux had already urged for "full transparency" regarding the already controversial elections . He said: "We want this election to take place in the best possible conditions, and for full transpar...

Trudeau says there’s been ‘erosion of trust’ between PMO, Wilson-Raybould Trudeau says there’s been ‘erosion of trust’ between PMO, Wilson-Raybould

Mr. Trudeau noted instead he would be making an apology to the Inuit later Thursday in Iqaluit for how Ottawa handled tuberculosis outbreaks in the North last century. "Ultimately, I believe our government will be stronger for having wrestled with th...

Google honours Olga Ladyzhenskaya's 97th birthday with a Doodle Google honours Olga Ladyzhenskaya's 97th birthday with a Doodle

Thursday's Google Doodle looks at a woman whose math teacher father nurtured her brilliance before the winds of political unrest snatched him away. Ladyzhenskaya graduated from school with good grades but due to her family name was denied admissi...

Top US Republican senator slams Saudi crown prince for going 'full gangster'

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. Among those were the torturing of women's activists and a us citizen and the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . The measure passed the Senate last year, but must go through t...

Grayling dismisses calls to quit over £33m payout to Eurotunnel Grayling dismisses calls to quit over £33m payout to Eurotunnel

He faced shouts of "ahoy there" and "peekaboo" from opposition MPs as he arrived in the Commons, a day after failing to appear to answer an urgent question on the controversial £33 million pay-out to Eurotunnel. "Once again the transport secretary is...

Thailand court disbands opposition party over princess nomination Thailand court disbands opposition party over princess nomination

A key party linked to Thailand's powerful Shinawatra clan has been dissolved by a court , just weeks before a general election , over its ill-starred bid to front a princess as a candidate. New electoral rules put in place by the outgoing milita...

California officers who killed Stephon Clark won’t face charges, state AG says California officers who killed Stephon Clark won’t face charges, state AG says

Of course it was a tough call. The fatal shooting and the decisions of authorities not to charge the officers have prompted protests in the California capital. More than 80 people were arrested in Monday night's demonstrations, including a report...

Convicted Cardinal Pell's appeal to be heard in June Convicted Cardinal Pell's appeal to be heard in June

He faces a maximum of 10 years in jail for each of the charges. The suit names Pell, the trustees of the Sisters of Nazareth, the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and Victoria state. Pope Francis' former economy chief was convicted in December. ...

Judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus Judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus

Alabama recognizes the personhood of a fetus , so the man was allowed to sue on behalf of " Baby Roe ". " Baby Roe's innocent life was taken by the profiteering of the Alabama Women's Center and while no court will be able to bring Baby Roe b...

Russian S-400 missile purchase a done deal, Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400 missile purchase a done deal, Turkey's Erdogan says

This is a huge decision for Turkey and we've continuously - I've talked to them personally as...all of our leadership has...[and] I would hope that they would reconsider this one decision on S-400, one system, [or] potentially forfeit numerous ...

MSNBC panel deflects Rep. Ilhan Omar anti-Semitism criticism, blames Trump instead

This comes after Omar uttered remarks that many took as anti-Semitic. House Democrats reportedly have postponed, perhaps indefinitely, a vote on a second resolution condemning anti-Semitism in the last two months, following complaints from high...

Emergency Alert In Place In Victoria's East As Bushfires Rage Emergency Alert In Place In Victoria's East As Bushfires Rage

But those battling the Bunyip fire may not see any relief until early on Wednesday morning, with the cool change predicted to arrive then. An emergency warning remains in place for the out-of-control Budgeree fire in the state's south-east, which...

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lodges complaint against Canada authorities, say lawyers Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lodges complaint against Canada authorities, say lawyers

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, has filed a suit against Canadian authorities for violating her constitutional rights when she was arrested in Vancouver, her lawyers said yesterday. Huawei is reportedly pre...

UK Universities Evacuated After Call About Suspicious Packages UK Universities Evacuated After Call About Suspicious Packages

Police blew up a device sent to a Scottish university on Wednesday while officers investigated another package sent to a campus more than 400 miles away, a day after parcel bombs were sent to major transport hubs in London . A spokesperson for Essex...

At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan

Nangarhar province police chief, General Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai, said United States forces helped assisting Afghan security forces. Provincial governor's spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said that the attack was launched earlier today against EBE Co...

Kenyatta airport staff lay down tools, paralyze flights Kenyatta airport staff lay down tools, paralyze flights

A mini-strike action that disrupted operations of Kenya's main airport, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, JKIA, in the capital Nairobi was resolved by authorities allowing normal operations of the airport to resume. Transport Minister James M...

Grenade blast in Jammu and Kashmir bus stand; at least 28 injured Grenade blast in Jammu and Kashmir bus stand; at least 28 injured

At least 28-29 are injured and undergoing treatment. The injured have been taken to the Government Medical College hospital. The police have cordoned off the area and are conducting a preliminary investigation. Mohammad Sharik, 17, a resident of Ha...