Tuesday July 7-th, 2020

Schumer says Trump agreed to $2T infrastructure package at White House meeting Schumer says Trump agreed to $2T infrastructure package at White House meeting

Pelosi and Schumer wrote in a letter to Trump on Monday that an infrastructure package should go beyond addressing roads and bridges and should also include provisions to enhance broadband, water systems, energy, schools and housing. "We agreed on a ...

Malaysian accent ranked 39th sexiest in the world Malaysian accent ranked 39th sexiest in the world

Really, meh? Malaysian accent, sexy? According to the website, the South African accent is a "hugely popular", "with many people across the globe thanks to their unique tones and slang", while the Irish "lilting jibe" has people around the world f...

Minor quake recorded in Donegal overnight Minor quake recorded in Donegal overnight

Earth tremors were heard across the border in Northern Ireland, including parts of County Fermanagh. The location was approximately 15km south-east of Donegal town and 15km north-east of Ballyshannon. The INSN has asked anyone who may have heard or f...

Ashdown Forest fire: Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred Acre Woods ablaze Ashdown Forest fire: Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred Acre Woods ablaze

Milne, who had a home just north of Ashdown. According to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service , reports of the fire first came in from members of the public and police around 9:30 p.m. "The fire took hold quickly and was significant with approxima...

5 trapped in cave as rescue operation underway in Russell County 5 trapped in cave as rescue operation underway in Russell County

Luckily, they were rescued after a 16-hour operation that involved emergency personnel and experts from four states. A 22-year-old man managed to get out about 2 a.m. And once they were inside, rescuers had to "assess the situation and then report ...

DEVELOPING: New York Times UNDER FIRE over 'Vicious' Anti-Semitic Trump Cartoon DEVELOPING: New York Times UNDER FIRE over 'Vicious' Anti-Semitic Trump Cartoon

The paper, in the editor's note said: "Such imagery is always unsafe, and at a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide, it's all the more unacceptable". Ambassador Ron Dermer made the strong rebuke at a Holocaust memorial event at the U....

Indonesian floods and landslides kill 29 Indonesian floods and landslides kill 29

At least 12 people were killed, eight others reported missing and nearly 15,000 evacuated as floods and landslides hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Bengkulu province, a disaster official said on Sunday. Last week two people died from...

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising

Jorge Rodriquez, the Maduro regime's information minister, said in a pair of tweets early Tuesday that security services were "currently confronting and deactivating a small group of military traitors" who it accused of attempting to "promote a cou...

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn turns down Trump dinner invite United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn turns down Trump dinner invite

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned "rolling out the red carpet" to a president who, he claims, "uses racist and misogynist rhetoric". Her statements come in the wake of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promising to boycott a banquet that will be organised for...

Cyclone Kenneth: Rescue efforts under way in northern Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth: Rescue efforts under way in northern Mozambique

Kenneth is the second powerful tropical storm to hit southeast Africa in five weeks. It is rare for such... Cyclone Kenneth has already devastated areas of the island nation of Comoros. "Humanitarian needs in Mozambique have skyrocketed, and the hu...

New Zealand police arrest man after bomb threat in Christchurch New Zealand police arrest man after bomb threat in Christchurch

Police said there was reports of " suspicious items " at a home on Newcastle Street and a NZDF Explosive Ordnance Disposal team had "rendered the package safe". Fire and Emergency New Zealand directed all comment to police. On 15 March, a violent s...

Army claims to have sighted footprints of the Yeti Army claims to have sighted footprints of the Yeti

The Army's revelation has, however, left Twitterverse in splits, as the "findings" of the mountaineering team has sparked off a range of memes among netizens. "But please, you are Indian, don't call Yeti as beast", he said. Since then there have ...

Experts say beluga whale found in Norway may be Russian spy Experts say beluga whale found in Norway may be Russian spy

Scientists expressed concern at the tightness of the strap, NRK reported , saying the whale may have been injured if the strap been on for a long period of time. 'We know that in Russian Federation they have had domestic whales in captivity and also...

At least 5 killed in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso church At least 5 killed in suspected jihadist attack on Burkina Faso church

The jihadis are opposed not only to outsiders but also Muslims they don't think are radical enough, security sources told AFP . German Chancellor Angela Merkel is attending the stricken country later this week. A Catholic priest was killed in Febr...

House Dems Head Towards Showdown With Barr Over Hearing Format House Dems Head Towards Showdown With Barr Over Hearing Format

Jerry Nadler (D-NY) is threatening to subpoena Barr over his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. In response, the Justice Department has said they will make the full report, minus grand jury material, available to a limited group...

Labour EU election candidates call for Brexit poll pledge Labour EU election candidates call for Brexit poll pledge

Labour has taken a seven-point lead over the Conservatives ahead of the European elections , a new poll has found. May's government is trying to convince the Labour Party to back her deal but Labour wants to keep Britain in a customs union with th...

Navy sends a pair of guided-missile destroyers through Taiwan Strait Navy sends a pair of guided-missile destroyers through Taiwan Strait

In a statement Monday, the ministry said us ships were free to sail through the Taiwan Strait as part of their "strategic Indo-Pacific tasks". The U.S. Doss added that there were no unsafe or unprofessional interactions with other countries' vess...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Submits Resignation To Trump

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted his resignation, ending a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

Read Rod Rosenstein’s full resignation letter Read Rod Rosenstein’s full resignation letter

Rosenstein's resignation has been expected since Attorney General William Barr was confirmed earlier this year. In a letter to Trump, Rosenstein echoed two of Trump's signature phrases, writing that he helped staff the department with officials "de...

Dashcam footage shows Seattle crane collapse that killed 4 Dashcam footage shows Seattle crane collapse that killed 4

The school confirmed her death Sunday and said she was in a auto below the crane when it fell. One female and three males had died by the time firefighters had arrived the afternoon of April 27, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said. and Morrow Equip...

Terror plot involving military veteran thwarted in California Terror plot involving military veteran thwarted in California

White nationalists never showed up to the planned event in Bluff Park, but a large group of counterprotesters demonstrated. In online posts and in conversations with an Federal Bureau of Investigation source - posing as a likeminded accomplice - Mr...

Fire at zinc processing plant prompts evacuations amid concerns over air quality Fire at zinc processing plant prompts evacuations amid concerns over air quality

Still from video of the fire at the American Zinc Products plant in Mooresboro, North Carolina . "Currently Rutherford County has issued a 1/2 mile radius evacuation of the Zinc plant, due to the air quality", the Chesnee Community Fire Department...

Trump wants solo, not multi-party talks with NK Trump wants solo, not multi-party talks with NK

President Donald Trump insisted no money was paid. "I am deeply convinced that if we reach a situation when we need to work out certain guarantees for one of the parties, in this case, security guarantees for the Democratic People's Republic of K...

Indonesia is to move its capital away from Jakarta Indonesia is to move its capital away from Jakarta

The Indonesian President has signed off on a plan to move the capital outside of the country's most populous island. Mr Subianto previously challenged for the presidency in 2014, which was subsequently defeated unanimously by the Indonesian Constit...

French police clash with yellow vest protesters in Strasbourg French police clash with yellow vest protesters in Strasbourg

The "yellow vest" protesters were back on the streets across France two days after the president outlined policy proposals including tax cuts worth around 5 billion euros ($5.58 billion) in response to the protests. But he said he would keep pushing ...

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