Wednesday February 26-th, 2020

Court records: 9-year-old accused of killing his mother in St Court records: 9-year-old accused of killing his mother in St

Ms Martin said that the boy, who has not been named, was confused and had asked in court on Tuesday where his mother was. The circumstances surrounding the killing have also not been released. Martin says her brother was adopted in 2016 but has l...

U.S., European diplomats support Canada in Chinese court death-penalty appeal U.S., European diplomats support Canada in Chinese court death-penalty appeal

A White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in efforts to secure the fair treatment and release of Canadian citizens now detained in China ". Freeland said she raised the detentions in...

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral by 2050 New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral by 2050

We account for just 0.17 per cent of global emissions ", Mr Seymour said. The targets are significantly higher than what is necessary to be equivalent to net-zero carbon dioxide . Beef and Lamb was "deeply concerned" over the proposed treatment o...

Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source released from jail after refusing to testify Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source released from jail after refusing to testify

Chelsea Manning was released today from the Virginia jail where she spent 62 days for refusing to testify about her past association with WikiLeaks before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia. The rules of evidence do not apply...

Excluded pupils' results 'to be part of league tables' Excluded pupils' results 'to be part of league tables'

SCHOOLS in England will have to stay accountable for pupils they exclude, a government-backed review has said reports the BBC. Commenting on the Timpson Review of School Exclusion, Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and ...

Alleged ‘Russian spy’ whale fetches woman’s phone from the ocean Alleged ‘Russian spy’ whale fetches woman’s phone from the ocean

The harness was clearly too tight, and the whale very friendly, so a fisherman removed it. The harness reportedly had a label indicating it was from St. A 2008 video made by a local TV station in Russian Federation shows Semyon doing tricks and p...

Secret American Missile: 'the Flying Ginsu' Secret American Missile: 'the Flying Ginsu'

It's so accurate that it could potentially kill a car's front seat passenger without harming the driver. The missile was in development as early as 2011-a similar weapon was reportedly considered in the plot to kill Osama bin Laden-but so far the Jo...

Busy Philipps Shares Abortion Story to Speak Out Against Georgia Law Busy Philipps Shares Abortion Story to Speak Out Against Georgia Law

Prosecutors may interrogate women who miscarry to determine whether they can be held responsible; if they find evidence of culpability, they may charge, detain, and try these women for the death of their fetuses. "And maybe you're sitting there thi...

Defiant Theresa May wants new votes on Brexit deal before European Union poll Defiant Theresa May wants new votes on Brexit deal before European Union poll

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch of Labour's European election campaign in Kent, Britain, May 9, 2019. While many other parties have been fighting for the May 23 elections for weeks, Mrs May previously i...

Museum protests images of death camp on skirts, bags Museum protests images of death camp on skirts, bags

This isn't the first time a retailer has come under fire for selling items with Nazi-related symbols. The items included a miniskirt emblazoned with the horrifying image of the camp's crematorium and smokestacks; a pillow with a shot of the camp's ...

Fake US 'heiress' gets 4 to 12 years for fraud Fake US 'heiress' gets 4 to 12 years for fraud

Under her assumed name Anna Delvey, Sorokin falsely claimed she had a multi-million dollar trust fund at her disposal, as she hired a private jet, attended elite parties, and lived in a luxury NY hotel. At the hearing, Judge Diane Kiesel rejected the...

Donald Trump: John Kerry 'Should Be Prosecuted' for 'Violating the Logan Act'

Trump raised the issue during a freewheeling exchange with reporters after an event on health care at the White House, accusing Kerry of telling Iranian officials not to speak with members of the Trump administration. "They should call, and if they d...

Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal

Knox, 31, said in a tweet that she was "honored" to accept the invitation from The Italy Innocence Project. Knox was a 20-year-old college student studying overseas in Italy when she was accused of murdering her roommate, British student Meredi...

Sex trafficking case against NXIVM leader begins in Brooklyn Sex trafficking case against NXIVM leader begins in Brooklyn

In this April 13, 2018 courtroom sketch, Keith Raniere, center, leader of the secretive group NXIVM , attends a hearing at court in the Brooklyn borough of NY. Former self-help guru Keith Raniere (R) looks on during questioning by Assistant U.S. Att...

Putin adds Kyiv to list of 'Russian old capitals' Putin adds Kyiv to list of 'Russian old capitals'

The parade on Thursday marked the 74th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany . The parade was a highly ritualized production of about 13,000 Russian servicemen marching in tight formation across the vast square in Moscow, followed by about 130...

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena

Asked if the White House would fight the subpoena, Trump said, "We'll see". Trump, who has blasted the investigations into him and Russian Federation, defended his son, who runs the Trump Organization - a private business that the Republican pres...

Armed teenager releases four hostages in southern France: police source Armed teenager releases four hostages in southern France: police source

Around a dozen police vans could be seen in the area alongside two first responder vehicles, an AFP correspondent said. So far, the suspect had made no demands, police said, indicating they had set up a security perimeter around the bar, a popular ...

Italy’s debt to climb as economy stalls, shedding jobs Italy’s debt to climb as economy stalls, shedding jobs

The country grew by 0.9 percent previous year. The forecast sees "weak growth and fiscal loosening weigh on public finances" of Italy, with the general government deficit expected to increase to 2.5 percent of GDP. It said it expects the deficit-to...

USA seizes N. Korean coal ship it says violated sanctions USA seizes N. Korean coal ship it says violated sanctions

The sanctions aim at reducing the country's ability to develop its nuclear and missile programs and include a UN Security Council's resolution that bans ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum products to North Korea. The vessel was owned by a su...

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Don Jr. to testify about Russian Federation issues Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Don Jr. to testify about Russian Federation issues

Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., tweeted that "@DonaldJTrumpJr has already spent dozens of hours testifying in front of Congressional committees . There are no [executive] privileges for Donald Trump Jr. A source close to Trump Jr. said there was an ag...

Integrate western Balkans into EU - pope Integrate western Balkans into EU - pope

Pope Francis , who is on a historic first trip to North Macedonia, has met with the country's leadership and held Mass in the main square of the capital, Skopje . The pope's unity message may also be an effort to soothe sharp political divides in co...

Brazil GP leaves Sao Paulo, moves to Rio from 2020 Brazil GP leaves Sao Paulo, moves to Rio from 2020

Rio last held the Brazilian Grand Prix in 1989. "After our victory in the elections, Formula One , which would leave Brazil , decided not only to remain, but also to build a new race track in RJ [Rio de Janeiro], which will have the name of the...

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents

He is expected to make his first court appearance in Nashville on Thursday. In April 2013, court documents allege, while assigned to the NSA , Mr Hale began communicating with the reporter, speaking in person and using encrypted messaging tools.

Indian Navy ships sail through South China Sea with 4-nation flotilla Indian Navy ships sail through South China Sea with 4-nation flotilla

On Thursday, May 9, the U.S. Navy announced that it just completed a series of joint freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea with along with naval vessels from India, Japan and the Philippines. Jerry Garrido, commanding officer of BRP...

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups

The AP notes that because the reporting requirement "is procedural and not criminal in nature, it can be applied retroactively, meaning priests and nuns are now required to report even old cases of sexual wrongdoing and cover-ups - and enjoy whistleb...

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