Wednesday October 27-th, 2021

Tropical storm could hit Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagascar, Comoros this week Tropical storm could hit Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagascar, Comoros this week

The depression was north of Madagascar island Tuesday, approaching the Mozambique Channel where warm conditions are conducive for it to grow into a cyclone. Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers have been put on alert in Tanzania and Mozambique. ...

White supremacist executed for 1998 Texas murder White supremacist executed for 1998 Texas murder

Prosecutors said Byrd, a 49-year-old black man, was killed after being dragged from the back of a auto for almost 3 miles. The men were arrested in the summer of 1998 shortly after murdering Byrd, a well-known black man from Jasper . King had clai...

North Korea fires top official for failed Hanoi summit North Korea fires top official for failed Hanoi summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit created to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang's nuclear program. In February, Kim's second summit with Pr...

Former US Marine Arrested in N. Korea Embassy Attack in Madrid

Ahn was arraigned in a Los Angeles federal court last Friday. Prosecutors say Ahn's co-defendant, Adrian Hong Chang, knocked on the embassy's door February 22 and asked to speak to a specific official. But it was not the North Korean regime but r...

Meghan McCain calls Bernie Sanders support of letting prisoners vote ‘bats**t insane’ Meghan McCain calls Bernie Sanders support of letting prisoners vote ‘bats**t insane’

I don't think so", he said . "There has to be serious consequences for the most extreme types of crimes". Cuomo anxious about the extremes to which candidates might follow the Vermont senator. 'Then I'm against it, ' McCain said. Swalwell went f...

First major drug distribution company criminally charged in opioid crisis First major drug distribution company criminally charged in opioid crisis

Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest USA drug distributors, agreed to pay a $20 million fine and enter a five-year deferred prosecution agreement to resolve charges it turned a blind eye to thousands of suspicious orders for ...

US Border Patrol begins fingerprinting children under 14 years old US Border Patrol begins fingerprinting children under 14 years old

The Yuma Border Patrol region, which includes part of the US-Mexico border in Arizona and California, began running a test program several months ago to fingerprint certain juveniles in an effort to combat the issue of fraudulent families encountered...

#IndyRef: SNP's Sturgeon Urges 2nd Scottish Vote to Avoid 'Worst Brexit Damage' #IndyRef: SNP's Sturgeon Urges 2nd Scottish Vote to Avoid 'Worst Brexit Damage'

Yesterday the first minister sought to cement that impression when she delivered her latest "update". That vote has also seen calls for a second referendum amid the lengthy delay. "I believe that the case for independence is stronger than ever". ...

Trump on border incursion: 'Better not happen again!' Trump on border incursion: 'Better not happen again!'

Trump explained Wednesday that he believes the incident was no accident, but rather a " diversionary tactic " meant to take focus off of drug-running activities, and accused Mexican authorities not just of ignoring the rising smuggling problem, but...

Illinois police find body of missing boy, charge parents Illinois police find body of missing boy, charge parents

Freund is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery, aggravated domestic battery, concealment of a homicide, and failure to report a missing child. A report by CBS News said that the dogs also picked up the boy's scent in the trunk of ...

Russian Federation has launched Abkhaz scenario in eastern Ukraine Russian Federation has launched Abkhaz scenario in eastern Ukraine

In a decree published on Wednesday, Mr Putin announced a "simplified process" to obtain Russian citizenship for residents of "separate districts" of Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions - a reference to the areas seized by separatists following p...

Global grounding of Boeing 737 Max will cost company more than $1bn Global grounding of Boeing 737 Max will cost company more than $1bn

Revenue slipped 2pc to $22.9bn, but core operating profits fell just over a fifth to nearly $2bn in the quarter. Profit adjusted to exclude non-repeating items was $3.16 per share. The company provided few clues about the fate of its best selling p...

Woman dies after falling 200 feet from Grand Canyon rim Woman dies after falling 200 feet from Grand Canyon rim

But before rescuers could get to the woman, she fell - and responding rangers found her body about 200 feet below the rim , a spokesperson told the station. A tourist from Hong Kong died falling into the canyon on the Hualapai reservation, just outs...

Penn. woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work Penn. woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work

Kiessling Jr. told the Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Greninger was reportedly standing on a set of stairs that was on wheels before she fell into the machine. Firefighters responded to the scene, but Greninger was already dead when they arrived, offi...

United Nations adopts weak resolution on sexual violence in conflict United Nations adopts weak resolution on sexual violence in conflict

But the draft also showed an unexplained suggested change in one section - again, sources say, to satisfy the Americans - striking a line stating that the United Nations "further encourages support to and training of journalists on sexual violence i...

USA move to end Iran exemptions sending oil prices higher USA move to end Iran exemptions sending oil prices higher

Iran's oil exports income is more than £38bn ($50 billion) a year, The Associated Press reported . The Trump administration said Monday that it will no longer exempt any countries from USA sanctions if they continue to buy Iranian oil, stepp...

Egypt president could rule until 2030 as constitutional changes backed Egypt president could rule until 2030 as constitutional changes backed

Around 27 million votes were cast in the Arab world's most populous country, with a turnout rate of 44.33%. They also give the president new powers to appoint members of the judiciary, and would create a second chamber of parliament (the Senate), w...

New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror

Ardern has said this wasn't good enough, saying shortly after the Christchurch terror attack: "We can not simply sit back and accept that these platforms just exist and that what is said on them is not the responsibility of the place where they are...

Pete Buttigieg: ‘God Doesn’t Have a Political Party’ Pete Buttigieg: ‘God Doesn’t Have a Political Party’

A straw poll from the political action group Democracy for America (DFA), taken between April 1 and 19, put Buttigieg in third place with about 10 percent of the vote, fractionally behind Elizabeth Warren (11 percent) but ahead of Biden (8 perc...

China welcomes PM Imran’s participation in 2nd Belt and Road Forum China welcomes PM Imran’s participation in 2nd Belt and Road Forum

While the deals are still being finalized, the department said the final tally could even been higher. "We are hopeful that with the BRI conference and the positive closure of the two projects, we would be receiving more investments from China", Sa...

Joe Biden to Announce Bid for 2020 Presidency Joe Biden to Announce Bid for 2020 Presidency

But Biden, 76, told pals he's upbeat about the looming fight in the large Democratic fold. While he may be popular with the white working-class in the midwest, it's unclear if Biden will appeal to the more liberal voters who tend to have outsized...

British PM approves Huawei role in 5G network British PM approves Huawei role in 5G network

The decision could frustrate the USA, which earlier this year pressured its European allies not to adopt Huawei 5G equipment, citing fears that it could be used to spy for China. Naturally Huawei has always denied accusations that they are a secu...

Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' activists handed down prison terms Hong Kong's 'Occupy Central' activists handed down prison terms

Benny Tai, 55, an associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, and Chan Kin-man, 60, a retired sociologist, were each jailed for 16 months for conspiracy to cause public nuisance and eight months for incitement to public nuisance, with ...

Kim Jong-un set to meet Putin in Russian Federation Kim Jong-un set to meet Putin in Russian Federation

Since March 2018, the formerly reclusive North Korean leader has held four meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, 3 with the South's Moon Jae-in, 2 with Trump and one with Vietnam's president. There have since been no publicly known high-level ...

Embattled Theresa May faces new leadership challenge Embattled Theresa May faces new leadership challenge

Downing Street accused Labour of dragging its feet in cross-party talks on Brexit as the prospect receded of the two sides finding common ground. But, here we are: two referendums, two United Kingdom elections, one Scottish election, one council ...

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