Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Sky News crew targeted and shelled by Syrian regime Sky News crew targeted and shelled by Syrian regime

One of the activists, Bilal Abdul Kareem, who is from NY but moved to Syria three years ago, was injured by shrapnel during the attack and footage showed blood from the wound soaking through his white t-shirt. Crawford said the group managed to flee ...

Women are more productive in warmer offices, study finds Women are more productive in warmer offices, study finds

But for now, the study suggests that dismantling the " thermostat patriarchy " is about more than fostering women's comfort-it's also a question of productivity. Meanwhile, the graph of women's productivity with temperature is much steeper, as well...

High Court rejects plea to make gay sex legal in Kenya High Court rejects plea to make gay sex legal in Kenya

There was no conclusive scientific proof that homosexuals "were born that way" and therefore needed special consideration within the constitution, Aburili explained the ruling. "It also sends a risky signal to broader society and encourages hostility...

Surat: Fire in a coaching centre, at least fifteen dead Surat: Fire in a coaching centre, at least fifteen dead

The fire engulfed the third and fourth floor of the Takshashila Complex here, he said. "Many others were injured and shifted to a hospital". A fire official said 19 fire engines were sent in to tackle the fire. My condolences with the bereaved fami...

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon

They are searching for a man believed to be the perpetrator of what French President Emmanuel Macron described as an "attack". Macron confirmed that there had been no fatalities and sent "a thought for the injured and their families". Police said...

Trump will send 1,500 troops to Middle East Trump will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Their statements came following President Donald Trump's warnings that if Iran decides to attack the USA or its interests in the region, it would be the "official end" of the Islamic Republic. The new deployment includes Patriot missile batteries...

Centenarian suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbour Centenarian suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbour

The woman's face was visibly swollen, the court's statement said. According to an autopsy released by prosecutor Soissons Frederic Trinh, the elderly woman died from strangulation and "blows to the head", Sky News reports. A French centenarian is...

Taiwan begins first legal gay marriage registrations Taiwan begins first legal gay marriage registrations

Among those tying the knot were social worker Huang Mei-yu and her partner You Ya-ting. "I am feeling nervous even though we already had a ceremony in 2012", she told AFP, referring to a religious blessing conducted by a progressive Buddhist master...

Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

The tornado warning sirens first sounded in Jefferson City at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same t...

May expected to announce date of her departure May expected to announce date of her departure

It contains elements - such as the possibility of a second referendum - that many in her party can't support, and the opposition has little reason to back it. If not, they are likely to try to topple her. 1922 Committee treasurer Sir Geoffrey Clift...

Video Does NOT Show House Speaker Pelosi Drunk As A Skunk

And when Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) accuses the attorney general of "perpetuating conspiracy theories" they think: Wasn't "collusion with Russia" the conspiracy theory? On Thursday, she said the White House is "crying out" f...

Theresa May Resigns: The Emotional Moment PM Broke Down In Tears Theresa May Resigns: The Emotional Moment PM Broke Down In Tears

She is expected to bring her premiership of almost three years to a close after a meeting with Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers. Briefing journalists, Mrs May's official spokesman said that agreement on the parl...

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified information Julian Assange charged with publishing classified information

Classified rules of engagement files for the Iraq war were also handed over by Manning , US officials said , and Assange is said to have agreed to hack into secure government networks. "I don't think there's any way to understand this indictment ...

No decision on Boeing's 737 MAX after world meeting No decision on Boeing's 737 MAX after world meeting

Boeing has developed a software update for the Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (Mcas) on the 737 Max - a new feature on the jet created to improve the handling of the plane and to stop it pitching up at too high an angle. Once Boeing...

Author Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died Author Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died

He was also an award winning author, having won a Caine Prize for his short story " Discovering Home " in 2002. Trust to support local writers. Wainaina's literary works include " How to Write About Africa " (2006), " One Day I Will Write About Thi...

Stock Soars As President Xi’ Visits Rare Earth Facilties Stock Soars As President Xi’ Visits Rare Earth Facilties

On Monday, Mr Xi visited JL Mag Rare-Earth in Jiangxi province, state media reported. China may turn towards imposing restrictions on rare earth elements as the country looks for ways to retaliate against the U.S. The report did not elaborate on th...

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend Palestine investment meeting

Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for worldwide negotiations, also lashed out at the United Nations agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees, calling it a failure. A senior Palestinian official has likened the White Hou...

White House officially confirms details of Donald Trump's trip to Ireland White House officially confirms details of Donald Trump's trip to Ireland

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump take part in the Shamrock Bowl presentation from Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2019. US President Donald Trump is expected to arrive in Ireland...

Karnataka: BJP heads for landslide win, Congress, JD-S face rout Karnataka: BJP heads for landslide win, Congress, JD-S face rout

NDA lost a seat and a vote share of 3 to 4 per cent in urban northeast. In Assam, BJP won nine out of the 14 Lok Sabha seats including Autonomous Council (Diphu), Dibrugarh, Guwahati , Jorhat, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Mangaldai, Tezpur and Silchar ...

Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing

Also known as Zakir Musa , he was seen as a successor to Burhan Wani , a popular Hizbul Mujahideen commander whose death in 2016 sparked clashes that left 90 civilians dead. After the killing, police sources had said that only four militants, inclu...

May's days numbered after Cabinet mutiny over her Brexit plan

The final straw of her doomed premiership came when a last-gasp effort to win support for her Withdrawal Agreement Bill backfired spectacularly and it became obvious her Brexit deal was dead in the water. It was a "step too far" to ask Tory MPs to vo...

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins

President Donald Trump has allowed his attorney general to declassify information about what prompted the Russiagate investigation - and ordered the heads of the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the reveal. Last month, Barr ran into a buzz s...

Hong Kong Political Activists Granted Asylum in Germany Hong Kong Political Activists Granted Asylum in Germany

Germany's Interior Ministry would not confirm the identities of the people due to privacy regulations, but it did say it had granted asylum to two people from Hong Kong asylum in 2018. He said he didn't dare contact them fearing authorities would m...

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison

When Lindh was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, he told USA forces why he made a decision to join the Taliban , saying, "my heart became attached to them". He dropped out of school and converted to Islam at the age of 16, moving to Yemen the next ...

US not seeking war with Iran, says top defense official US not seeking war with Iran, says top defense official

Iran has portrayed the hot and cold rhetoric as evidence Trump is being goaded into war against his better judgment by hardline aides such as National Security Adviser John Bolton. Smith said Pompeo was asked why it took so long to brief Congress. ...

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