Tuesday May 26-th, 2020

Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson faces court over Brexit claims Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson faces court over Brexit claims

Businessman Mr Ball, 29, alleges that the former foreign secretary committed misconduct in public office by endorsing and making statements which he "knew to be false" at a time when he was mayor of London and an MP. In her written ruling, District J...

US Treasury again says China is not manipulating currency US Treasury again says China is not manipulating currency

Talks to end the trade dispute between the two countries collapsed earlier this month, with the two sides in a stalemate over US demands that China change its policies to address a number of key USA grievances, including theft of intellectual propert...

No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says

The Brexit Party leader called the pledge "absolute rubbish" on his LBC radio show Tuesday night, saying : "Every single person here in the European Commission, and leading groups in the European Parliament , will not change by one dot or comma t...

Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House

Chip Roy (R-Texas) objected to the bill and blocked it from proceeding. House Democrats attempted to pass the bill via unanimous consent on Tuesday, but Republican Rep. After being denied his border money in a fight with House Democrats such a...

'Egg Boy' Will Connolly donates $100000 to help Christchurch mosque attack survivors 'Egg Boy' Will Connolly donates $100000 to help Christchurch mosque attack survivors

Connolly responded by egging Anning at a public appearance, which earned the teen a punch in the face from the politician and then a gang-tackling by Anning's entourage. A spokesman for Victim Support confirmed to the ABC that a portion of Mr Conno...

N. Korean ForeignMin: US National Security Adviser Bolton is a war fanatic N. Korean ForeignMin: US National Security Adviser Bolton is a war fanatic

Trump said he had confidence that the country's leader would keep his promise to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Facts first :Bolton is correct, current United Nations resolutions demand that North Korea not launch any ballistic missiles.

German Government Urges Jews: Fight Antisemitism, Wear Your Kippah German Government Urges Jews: Fight Antisemitism, Wear Your Kippah

Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has asked Jews not to wear the kippah , a traditional cap, at all places all the time. Anti-Semitic crimes rose by 20 percent in Germany a year ago, according to interior ministry data which blame...

Ethiopia wipes Somalia off the map Ethiopia wipes Somalia off the map

The map caused a stir on social media with some suggesting the faux paus was an indication of Ethiopia's plan to annex Somalia. The neighbours have always been rivals, fighting borders wars in the past. There has been no official comment from the S...

Group that raised money for border wall online wrapping up first project Group that raised money for border wall online wrapping up first project

The new private barrier is being built at the spot where the states of New Mexico and Texas intersect with Mexico, outside El Paso. We Build the Wall, a group founded by Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage, published a post on social media on Monday,...

Peter O'Neill resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

O'Neill told a news conference in Port Moresby that recent changes to political allegiances in parliament had shown a "need for change". NEW Ireland Governor Sir Julius Chan says New Irelanders should remain calm and pray to allow politicians dec...

Town Hall Crowd Cheers Amash Discussing Trump Impeachment Push

Amash has made headlines in recent weeks for being the first GOP member to call for Trump's impeachment . Amash was confronted by a Trump supporter sporting the iconic "Make America Great Again" hat. Other Republicans are unlikely to follow Amash'...

Yoga Teacher Calls Rescuers 'Heroes' at Emotional Reunion in Hawaii — Amanda Eller Yoga Teacher Calls Rescuers 'Heroes' at Emotional Reunion in Hawaii — Amanda Eller

Her legs were heavily bandaged and her feet are so swollen, she still can't walk. "There's not a word for my gratitude for seeing this in humanity for seeing this drive and this not willing to give up attitude we're going to save you you're another...

Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

Taiwan's official news agency CNA said it was the first meeting between the top security advisers of both governments since 1979 , when Washington severed formal ties with Taipei. conducts freedom of navigation patrols. A statement added: "During ...

Battle begins for top European Union jobs after centrists lose majority in parliament Battle begins for top European Union jobs after centrists lose majority in parliament

The failure of populist parties to score a big win in European Parliament elections is likely to dash the hopes of leading contenders to be next United Kingdom prime minister that Brussels will soften its stance on Brexit . As he made his entran...

Emergency crews searching homes, assessing damage around Lawrence Emergency crews searching homes, assessing damage around Lawrence

Phone and email messages left with airport spokesman Joe McBride were not immediately returned. "We've had several homes significantly damaged", he said, adding, "Power lines down all over in that area". Officials have a report of a tornado touchin...

Johnson & Johnson faces billion-dollar lawsuit over U.S. opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson faces billion-dollar lawsuit over U.S. opioid crisis

Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkillers led to the "worst manmade public health crisis" in USA history. The lawsuits are being compared to the 1998 cases against Big Tobacco, which en...

China considers USA rare earth export curbs China considers USA rare earth export curbs

The comment, reported by CCTV News, was made after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth mining and processing facilities last week. "If anyone wants to use the products made from rare earths exported by China to contain and suppress ...

Navy pilots flimed unexplained, hypersonic, highly maneurvable UFOs Navy pilots flimed unexplained, hypersonic, highly maneurvable UFOs

The New York Times has collected some of their stories , including that of Lt. Ryan Graves, an F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot. Graves, who reported his experience to the Pentagon and Congress said that " These things would be out there all day ", and th...

In Brussels, May urges successor to seek Brexit deal In Brussels, May urges successor to seek Brexit deal

She declined to comment directly on the claims by some of those seeking to replace her, including the former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and the former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, who say the United Kingdom should leave on 31 October with or w...

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close this week Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close this week

Planned Parenthood said the closure of the St. Louis clinic would leave "more than a million people in a situation we haven't seen since Roe v. Wade ". According to Wen, the denial of license renewal revolves around the state's demand to interview s...

Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported

The US state of OH is cleaning up after severe storms and tornadoes left swathes of devastation overnight, killing at least one person and injuring dozens, as parts of the country brace for other severe weather threats. Charlene Cristobal spoke to a ...

Importers of contaminated plastic waste are traitors - Yeo Importers of contaminated plastic waste are traitors - Yeo

The displayed items included cables from the United Kingdom , contaminated milk cartons from Australia and compact discs from Bangladesh , as well as bales of electronic and household waste from the U.S., Canada , Japan, Saudi Arabia and China ...

Equality watchdog launches Labour anti-Semitism investigation Equality watchdog launches Labour anti-Semitism investigation

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , left, is gifted a spinach, asparagus and mushroom pie baked by local resident Gavin Williams who he met whilst out canvassing in Worthing, West Sussex, England, Wednesday, May 23, 2019 as voters head to the polls...

Alastair Campbell thrown out of British Labour Party

Now the Shadow Home Secretary, a key ally of Mr Corbyn, says she wants remain to be on the ballot paper. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the United Kingdom opposition Labour Party, said Sunday that Britons should be asked again on Brexit, either thr...

"Guardian Angel" Saves Driver From Speeding Fine

Perhaps inspired by this week's Ascension Day national Christian holiday, Viersen police said "the Holy Ghost must have had a plan" to help the driver. Sky News reports on a photo being shared by cops in Viersen, which was taken by a camera created ...

  • Hyundai Santa Fe teased

    Hyundai Santa Fe teased

    Hyundai has released a teaser image depicting its updated Santa Fe , while also confirming the large SUV will switch to a new platform. The fourth-generation of Hyundai's popu...

  • Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

    Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

    Over the weekend, the state eased restrictions further by allowing restaurants to start offering dine-in services with limited capacity. Witness Gerry Seavo James says that after...

  • LATAM Airlines Group files for US bankruptcy protection

    LATAM Airlines Group files for US bankruptcy protection

    LATAM said it had secured funding from other major shareholders, including the Cueto and Amaro families and Qatar Airways, to provide up to $900 million in debtor-in-possession fin...

  • Close to 800 Fiji Airways staff laid off

    Close to 800 Fiji Airways staff laid off

    In the letter, Fiji Airways said the severe effects of Covid-19, had resulted in the company taking the "drastic step". Fiji Airways has recently extended the suspension of globa...

  • Tata Motors : Jaguar seeks state loan as coronavirus pandemic takes toll

    Tata Motors : Jaguar seeks state loan as coronavirus pandemic takes toll

    Jaguar Land Rover [is] constantly in discussion with the government on a whole range of matters relating to COVID-19 and we will not discuss details which are confidential and p...

  • First test launch of Virgin Orbit rocket fails

    First test launch of Virgin Orbit rocket fails

    The rocket was released from a jet dubbed Cosmic Girl , and dropped over the Pacific Ocean. Virgin Orbit's vice-president of special projects Will Pomerantz said on Saturday tha...

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