Saturday July 11-th, 2020

Watch This 97-year-old Veteran Parachute Into Normandy Watch This 97-year-old Veteran Parachute Into Normandy

France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end. More than 100 of thos...

Turkey's S-400 purchase creates unacceptable risks Turkey's S-400 purchase creates unacceptable risks

Turkey is one of the participants in the US F-35 jet program. A formal decision on halting the training of Turkish pilots and maintenance crews at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, however, has not been made, Reuters reported citing officials.

Australia: Largest-Ever Meth Bust Australia: Largest-Ever Meth Bust

Australian Border Force (ABF) officials have discovered almost 1.6 metric tons (3,530 pounds) of methamphetamine after examining containers at an inspection facility in Melbourne. It comes several months after federal police and border force officer...

Extradition hearing for Huawei CFO set for early 2020

The Extradition Act says a suspect can be extradited to stand trial in another country only if similar laws that the person is accused of exist in Canada, or double criminality. But she's claiming that the crimes for which she's been charged do not c...

Dubai bus crash: 17 dead after bus hits overhead sign Dubai bus crash: 17 dead after bus hits overhead sign

In an image released by Dubai Police, the roof of the left side of the bus appeared to have been severely damaged while the right side remained mostly still in tact. In a statement posted to Twitter, bus company Mwasalat said: "Our valued customers...

USA cruiser impeded Russian warship’s passage in East China Sea USA cruiser impeded Russian warship’s passage in East China Sea

The vessel came within 30 metres of the USS Chancellorsville in the Philippine Sea. Russian news agency Tass said in a statement: "The US cruiser Chancellorsville suddenly changed its course and crossed the Admiral Vinogradov destroyer's course som...

Leopard Kills 2-Year-Old Boy in South Africa's Kruger National Park Leopard Kills 2-Year-Old Boy in South Africa's Kruger National Park

Fundisile Mketeni, CEO of the South African National Parks said the tragic loss was part of the risk of working to conserve the parks' animals. Park authorities say the exact circumstances of the attack are unknown, but the leopard made its way to ...

Prince Charles extended private meeting with Donald Trump to chat climate change Prince Charles extended private meeting with Donald Trump to chat climate change

On climate change: Charles "did most of the talking", Trump told Morgan, per CNN . Trump said that Prince Charles and he spoke about climate change. Trump continued: "I'll tell you what moved me is his passion for future generations he's real...

American tourists die at same resort in a week American tourists die at same resort in a week

A Dominican Republic resort has responded after a DE woman shared her story of being savagely attacked while vacationing at the Majestic Elegance Punta Cana Hotel , CBS Philadelphia reports . She also alleged she was beaten with a club and st...

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Under the partnership, Barack and Michelle Obama will develop, produce and lend their voices to podcasts, the companies said . Priya Swaminathan , a former director of development at Annapurna, and...

Australian authorities raid offices of journalists, no arrests made Australian authorities raid offices of journalists, no arrests made

Australian police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours, in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks. Smethurst, national politics editor of The Sunday Telegraph and oth...

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration

Forces have been deployed to Metapa, about 15 kilometers from Tapachula, where they intend to stop the caravan . The action came as Mexico's Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard was in Washington to try to head off tariffs on Mexican imports threate...

Nigel Farage’s Brexit party fails to gain parliamentary seat in byelection Nigel Farage’s Brexit party fails to gain parliamentary seat in byelection

Lisa Forbes won the election with 10,484 votes, defeating Brexit party candidate Mike Greene by less than 700 votes. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage with party candidate Mike Greene as they "door knock" in Newborough in Peterborough. Furthermore...

NYPD sorry for '69 raid at now-landmark Stonewall gay bar NYPD sorry for '69 raid at now-landmark Stonewall gay bar

Stonewall and the small park outside are now part of a national monument . "What happened should not have happened", Commissioner O'Neill said . "This would never happen in the NYPD in 2019". The organization thanked O'Neill following his comment...

Boy, 2, killed by leopard in South Africa's Kruger National park

Family members rushed the child to a local hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival. Rangers hunted down the big cat and shot it dead to avoid the risk of a repeat, said the park, adding that it may have attacked as it was too accustomed to...

Trump says he'll decide on next China tariffs after G20 Trump says he'll decide on next China tariffs after G20

Beijing retaliated by placing tariffs as high as 25 percent on $60 billion of goods it imports from the U.S. We'll see what happens... The only glimmer of hope in recent days was the news that one of the top USA trade negotiators, Treasury Secretar...

James Cleverly quits Conservative Party leadership race James Cleverly quits Conservative Party leadership race

The 1922 ruled that candidates must have support from eight MPs to enter the contest. The final two will be put to a vote of members of the wider Conservative Party, with a victor expected to be announced in the week of 22 July. I had hoped that th...

Two Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Kumasi, Ghana Two Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Kumasi, Ghana

Global News was not able to verify this information. Ghana, which has always been considered a very peaceful country, has as of recently, been the site of a number of kidnappings . The ambassador was held hostage in an unknown location until he w...

Trump says was 'never a fan' of Vietnam war Trump says was 'never a fan' of Vietnam war

In response, Morgan pointed out that drugs are, in fact, allowed in the military, and despite Trump's claim that the cost of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for trans troops would be too high, the us military spends significantly more money on ...

Taiwan confirms request for U.S. tanks, air defence systems Taiwan confirms request for U.S. tanks, air defence systems

The package includes 108 of the tanks built by General Dynamics Corp., as well as 1,240 TOW wire-guided anti-tank missiles, 409 shoulder-launched "fire-and-forget" Javelin anti-tank missiles and 250 Stinger shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles made ...

Donald, Melania Trump Host Prince Charles, Camilla at Banquet Donald, Melania Trump Host Prince Charles, Camilla at Banquet

In 2012, the French magazine Closer published photos of Middleton sunbathing topless on the terrace of a secluded villa belonging to Queen Elizabeth's nephew, Viscount Linley. False claims appeared in NY tabloids and national publications between 1...

Pope Francis approves change to the Lord's Prayer Pope Francis approves change to the Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer, famously known as "Our Father" was adopted from the Bible's Gospel of Matthew 6:9-15 and it was taught to the disciples by Jesus of Nazareth. This shifted responsibility for translations to local languages to national bishops' conf...

Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar

Radar doesn't say exactly what's showing up, so that's when the agency reached out to weather spotters, who said they believed the event was a bloom of the bugs. 'The observer there said you could see little specks flying by'. "I don't think they'r...

‘High heels necessary and appropriate’, says Japan minister says after petition ‘High heels necessary and appropriate’, says Japan minister says after petition

Health Minister Takumi Nemoto responded on Wednesday to an online campaign gaining attention in Japan under the hashtag #KuToo, a play on the Japanese words for shoe, " kutsu ", and pain, " kutsuu ". Yumi Ishikawa, leader and founder of the KuToo mov...

Trump Says US and Britain Will Work Out Differences Over Huawei Trump Says US and Britain Will Work Out Differences Over Huawei

Mr Trump meanwhile held out the prospect of a "phenomenal" trade deal with the United States once Britain has left the EU. Mrs May said it will be a " significant week for the special relationship and an opportunity to further strengthen our alr...

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