Wednesday February 26-th, 2020

Killer nurse says sorry for his 'terrible deeds' Killer nurse says sorry for his 'terrible deeds'

One of Germany's most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg . His defense attorneys argued for acquittals in 31 of the...

PM Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit Kerala today PM Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit Kerala today

Moving around in a convoy of 100 vehicles, Gandhi, accompanied by senior party leaders, was in an open vehicle and despite heavy rain, thousands of people waited cheerfully to see him. Earlier in the day, the Congress president arrived at the Calicut...

Russia Says US Warship Nearly Caused Collision in East China Sea Russia Says US Warship Nearly Caused Collision in East China Sea

Meanwhile, CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr has shared the first image of the warships' encounter, with the Russian destroyer pictured on the left, and the United States cruiser on the right. says was moving in a straight line. 'A pro...

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies

By successfully climbing Everest , Mr Hollis joins an elite group who have been to the top of the highest mountain on each continent. Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everes...

Maldives to confer its highest honour ‘Nishan Izzuddeen’ on PM Narendra Modi Maldives to confer its highest honour ‘Nishan Izzuddeen’ on PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi will also be making a short and packed visit to Sri Lanka, while coming back from the Maldives on Sunday. On Sri Lanka visit, PM said, "My visit to Sri Lanka is to express our solidarity with the Government and the people of Sri Lanka in th...

Rising trade tensions could slow global growth but no recession Rising trade tensions could slow global growth but no recession

However, in an interview to the Reuters news agency on Wednesday, Lagarde said such escalating tariff threats were sapping business and market confidence, and could slow growth that is now expected to improve next year. Calling the negative impac...

Denmark PM Resigns after Left-leaning Parties' Election Win Denmark PM Resigns after Left-leaning Parties' Election Win

Frederiksen said the Social Democrats would try to form a single-party government while also seeking the support of parties on the right on issues such as immigration and from parties on the left when it comes to social welfare issues.

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures

Up to 800,000 passengers have been impacted by the USA government's decision to ban cruise lines from sailing to Cuba. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Many popular hotels and restaurants in Cuba are run by the military and intelligence services, and t...

Donald Trump says will decide on new tariffs on China after G20

HIs latest announcement , however - a threat of a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods - has been met with fierce criticism and pushback from Capitol Hill, including Republican senators who've said they're nearly uniformly opposed to the plan, despite ...

Putin says US military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Putin says US military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster

Iranian shipments of oil to Asian destinations has substantially decreased, as China does not appear to be buying the quantities it did before last November, when oil sanctions started and came fully into play at the beginning of May. The Russian P...

UK's Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test UK's Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test

May will remain as prime minister for a few weeks while the party picks a successor, who will become Britain's next prime minister. Her low-key resignation saw May write to the joint acting chairmen of the backbench Conservative 1922 Committee, C...

Police arrest man accused of planning to throw explosives in Times Square Police arrest man accused of planning to throw explosives in Times Square

The Queens, New York , man was intercepted by the Joint Terrorism Task Force between the New York Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and there is no imminent or larger threat to the area, according to local authorities, ...

Death of teacher who swallowed bag of cocaine 'accidental' Death of teacher who swallowed bag of cocaine 'accidental'

The expat mother-of-three had acquired £200 of the Class A drug - around 4g - during a visit to family in the United Kingdom but only £60 worth was left. It wasn't the intention and I definitely didn't ask her to bring it back'. "I have no understa...

Outcry after police raid Australia’s public broadcaster Outcry after police raid Australia’s public broadcaster

The AFP is not ruling out laying charges on the journalists over the stories. Buttrose's statement regarding the raid said the move was clearly created to intimidate the broadcaster and journalists. This week, over a year later, the police showed u...

Ex-Officer Sentenced To 12 1/2 Year For Killing Justine Ruszczyk Damond Ex-Officer Sentenced To 12 1/2 Year For Killing Justine Ruszczyk Damond

Don Damond , Justine's fiancé, said in court Friday that every time he sees the alley where she walked barefoot and in her pyjamas toward the police auto he relives the moment. Mr Damond said calling his fiance's family in Australia to tell them of h...

Trump told Prince Charles the United States has one of ‘cleanest climates’ Trump told Prince Charles the United States has one of ‘cleanest climates’

For the length of a wide-ranging interview with British TV host Piers Morgan , President Donald Trump touched on climate change, transgender of us within the militia, and necessary more. In 2017, he pulled the U.S. out of the landmark 2015 Paris l...

United States and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border United States and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border

RBC has been optimistic an all-out trade war with Mexico would be avoided, but "one of the most important things we've learned about covering the USA equity market during the Trump presidency is that it pays to be prepared for the worst, unthinkabl...

Helicopter rescue of 74-year-old woman goes wildly wrong Helicopter rescue of 74-year-old woman goes wildly wrong

He did not comment on her condition from her original fall. Today it didn't. The basket started to spin. Also, the chief pilot of the police department's aviation unit said that the spinnings were due to a line that was not operating properly.

Putin says United States unilateralism undermines global trade Putin says United States unilateralism undermines global trade

He said globalization "becomes a parody of itself when common global rules are replaced with laws, administrative and judicial mechanisms of one country or a group of countries". China is Russia's top trading partner with exports growing every year. ...

Saudi, UAE, Norway to present report of tanker attacks to UN Saudi, UAE, Norway to present report of tanker attacks to UN

The UAE was joined by Norway and Saudi Arabia , which are among several countries conducting investigations, in giving its opinion. During an informal meeting at the UAE mission to the United Nations , Security Council ambassadors will be brief...

Marine General: Iranian Threat is Imminent Marine General: Iranian Threat is Imminent

He remains concerned by Iran's potential for aggression, and isn't ruling out requesting additional U.S. forces to bolster defences against Iranian missiles or other weapons. "We're working very hard to walk that line". 'I think we're still in th...

Tear down Columbine High School? District superintendent would like to Tear down Columbine High School? District superintendent would like to

Also in March, Jeremy Richman, who lost his first-grader daughter, Avielle, in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, committed suicide . School officials in Colorado are considering demolishing Columbine High School because of a "morbid f...

Boris Johnson Wins High Court Challenge Over Brexit Bus Claims Boris Johnson Wins High Court Challenge Over Brexit Bus Claims

Activist Marcus Ball brought a private prosecution against Johnson, who helped lead the "leave" campaign, for misconduct in public office. His lawyers said he denied acting improperly or dishonestly. Johnson, a former United Kingdom foreign secreta...

People eat at least 50000 plastic particles a year, study finds People eat at least 50000 plastic particles a year, study finds

Microplastics are tiny (often microscopic) pieces of plastic that can arise from multiple sources, such as the degradation of larger plastic products in the environment, or the shedding of particles from food and water containers during packagi...

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...

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