Tuesday September 29-th, 2020

Sen. Graham defends McCain's legacy amid Trump attacks Sen. Graham defends McCain's legacy amid Trump attacks

Trump's weekend tweet storm criticized John McCain , Hillary Clinton, " Saturday Night Live ", and two Fox News anchors. 'My father was his kryptonite in life. I wish I had been given more Saturday's with him. "He & the Dems, working together,...

50 killed and several injured in flash floods in eastern Papua province 50 killed and several injured in flash floods in eastern Papua province

Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 50 people, an official said on March 17, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees in the hunt for survivors. The parents of one of the babies were washed away and died. ...

Elizabeth Warren, in CNN town hall, calls for abolishing electoral college Elizabeth Warren, in CNN town hall, calls for abolishing electoral college

In a town-hall meeting broadcast on CNN, Ms. Warren was asked about how she would expand voting, and told the Jackson, Mississippi, audience that presidential candidates don't campaign in the conservative state "or in California or MA", her home st...

Devin Nunes Files $250 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Twitter Devin Nunes Files $250 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Twitter

Federal law typically exempts social media platforms from facing charges of defamation, but Nunes argues that because Twitter actively curates the content on its site, it should be held accountable for defamatory content. Accused of having "made unau...

Canada's top civil servant resigns over role in growing Trudeau scandal Canada's top civil servant resigns over role in growing Trudeau scandal

The head of Canada's federal bureaucracy said on Monday he was quitting over his role in handling a corporate corruption case, dealing another blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he battles the biggest political crisis of his tenure.

Turkey and Iran carried out joint attack against Kurdish militants: Turkish minister Turkey and Iran carried out joint attack against Kurdish militants: Turkish minister

Turkey and Iran on Monday started a joint military operation against Kurdish rebels on Turkey's eastern border, state-run Anadolu news agency quoted the interior minister as saying. Fighting has left tens of thousands dead. Discussing the polit...

DUP backing key to secure May's Brexit deal, says Philip Hammond DUP backing key to secure May's Brexit deal, says Philip Hammond

On Monday, the Commons Speaker, John Bercow, ruled out May bringing her deal back for a third meaningful vote unless there was substantial change to it. In a series of votes this week, MPs voted to reject a no-deal Brexit in all circumstances and...

Erdogan screens New Zealand mosque shooting footage at election rally Erdogan screens New Zealand mosque shooting footage at election rally

On Friday, terrorist Brenton Tarrant , also a self-professed white supremacist, wielding an armoury of semi-automatic rifles scrawled with racist ideology, walked into two mosques and unleashed a rampage that left at least 50 dead and dozens more wi...

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shooting Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shooting

Facebook's statement came after New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a Sunday news conference that there were "further questions to be answered" by Facebook and other social media sites over their response to the events. In a tweet, i...

Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case

Sniper crimes be thrown out. Malvo was 17 when he and John Allen Muhammad , 41, killed 10 people in Maryland, Virginia and Washington during a three-week period. The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2018. In addition, Malvo h...

Joe Biden stops just short of saying he's running in 2020 Joe Biden stops just short of saying he's running in 2020

Mr Biden has said he was still deciding whether to run for president in 2020 but would do so "in the near term". Mr Biden accused the President of backing away from America's role as a leader on the world stage and abandoning its allies.

New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform

In vowing to tighten gun laws, Ms Ardern has said the attacker used five guns, two of them semi-automatic, which were purchased with an ordinary gun licence and modified. He was killed by police. Hours before Ms Ardern's appearance, the country's ...

NZ PM pledges new gun laws after Christchurch terror attack NZ PM pledges new gun laws after Christchurch terror attack

In vowing to tighten gun laws, Ardern has said the attacker used five guns, two of them semi-automatic, which were purchased with an ordinary gun license and modified. Mustafa Farooq, president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand...

United Kingdom parliament speaker deals new blow to May's Brexit plan United Kingdom parliament speaker deals new blow to May's Brexit plan

Even before Bercow's ruling, May faced a struggle to reverse the huge margins of defeat for the Brexit divorce agreement in Parliament. Ms Danielle Haralambous, an analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit, told Reuters: "Mr Bercow's statement was...

Hamas Orders General Mobilization to Confront Gaza Strip Demonstrations Hamas Orders General Mobilization to Confront Gaza Strip Demonstrations

Among the Hamas targets hit were an office complex in Gaza City used to command militant activities, an underground complex that served as a rocket-manufacturing site and a spot for Hamas drone development. Israel's military said earlier Friday that ...

It will take time to overcome Christchurch horror: Tamim Iqbal It will take time to overcome Christchurch horror: Tamim Iqbal

The Test was promptly cancelled and the Bangladesh Cricket Board and New Zealand authorities arranged for the team to leave the country at the earliest possible time. "It will certainly take some time for us to get out of it (the state of shock) afte...

Two dead following reported crush at disco in Cookstown Two dead following reported crush at disco in Cookstown

In addition to the three deceased teenagers, another 16-year-old girl was in stable condition and other teenagers were injured after the incident. Earlier, the PSNI had declared a major incident and called on parents to contact their children at th...

Suspect in Gambino boss slay will waive extradition to NYC: lawyer Suspect in Gambino boss slay will waive extradition to NYC: lawyer

He had the pro-Donald Trump slogans scribbled across his palms around a large circle. In the courtroom, Comello held his open handcuffed palm up to reporters, showing a symbol and several words scrawled in pen. But as the crime boss turned his back...

Trump targets Biden after former VP's verbal slip Trump targets Biden after former VP's verbal slip

President Trump called former Vice President Joe Biden "another low I.Q. individual" for accidentally admitting in a speech on Saturday that he was entering the Democratic presidential race. Get used to it, another low I.Q. individual!' he said....

One million people sign petition calling for Fraser Anning to leave parliament One million people sign petition calling for Fraser Anning to leave parliament

Seventeen-year-old Will Connolly , or " Egg Boy" as he has became known on social media, has quickly become a hero and a symbol against racism on social media after he smashed an egg on the head of Australian Senator Fraser Anning . "These views h...

City of Lake Elsinore reopens Walker Canyon after Poppy super bloom shutdown City of Lake Elsinore reopens Walker Canyon after Poppy super bloom shutdown

By Monday morning, however, the City of Lake Elsinore had announced it was re-opening Walker Canyon, but were limiting access and parking. This year's record-breaking rainfall have led to the hills of Walker Canyon coming alive in orange hues, caus...

Meghan McCain says Trump 'will never be a great man' Meghan McCain says Trump 'will never be a great man'

He quoted former independent counsel Ken Starr as saying it "is unfortunately a very dark stain against John McCain ". David Kramer, a former State Department official, said in a deposition on December 13, 2017 that he provided a copy of Chris...

New Zealand police chief says only one shooter involved in Christchurch attack New Zealand police chief says only one shooter involved in Christchurch attack

In the coming days, debate over New Zealand's gun laws is likely to intensify in response to the massacre and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's announcement. At a news conference, Gun City owner David Tipple said the store sold four guns and ammuniti...

Fox News pulls Jeanine Pirro show after her Islamophobic remarks Fox News pulls Jeanine Pirro show after her Islamophobic remarks

He added: "Stop working sooooo hard on being politically correct, which will only bring you down". In his three-part tweet , Trump also encouraged the network to "keep fighting for Tucker [Carlson]", another Fox News host who's seen advertis...

Putin arrives in Crimea to mark fifth anniversary of annexation Putin arrives in Crimea to mark fifth anniversary of annexation

Freeland, a vocal critic of Russia's move to annex Crimea in early 2014, said in a statement on Saturday that "we continue to condemn this violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the strongest terms". The incident in the Ker...

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