Wednesday April 1-st, 2020

Iranian military claims to have shot down USA spy drone Iranian military claims to have shot down USA spy drone

IRNA, citing the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, identified the drone as an RQ-4 Global Hawk. Navy Captain Bill Urban, a spokesman for the USA military Central Command told the Reuters news agency that "no U.S. Iran has denied responsibility. C...

Worldwide displacement tops 70m - United Nations urges solidarity in response Worldwide displacement tops 70m - United Nations urges solidarity in response

Venezuelans, arriving mainly in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador, formed the second biggest flow overseas last year, after Syrians fleeing to Turkey following eight years of war, the report said. If the outflow continues, a total of 5 million Venezuelans c...

Train Carrying Grenades, Ammonium Nitrate Derails in Nevada (VIDEO, PHOTO) Train Carrying Grenades, Ammonium Nitrate Derails in Nevada (VIDEO, PHOTO)

The US' Interstate 80 was shuttered for a period of time on Wednesday after a train carrying grenades and small arms derailed near Wells, Nevada. The vegetable oil spilled out of 1 of the 22 derailed cars after the train went off the tracks shortly...

Over 100 children die of Encephalitis in India Over 100 children die of Encephalitis in India

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (L) visits a hospital on June 18, 2019 as more than 100 children lost their life due Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. In Sitamarhi, officials said at least 15 AES-related cases were undergoing treatment at the Sitamarh...

Pick for Defense Chief Abruptly Drops Out Pick for Defense Chief Abruptly Drops Out

The couple had been married since 1986. The assault charge was a misdemeanour for domestic violence in August 2010 when, according to police records, she hit Mr Shanahan a number of times, giving him a bloody nose and black eye. He was officially...

Frustrated Democrats Stonewalled During Hicks Testimony By DOJ Lawyer

Mueller concluded that Trump did not conspire with Russians during the 2016 campaign but did not clear the president of obstructing justice , concluding that under current law a sitting president can not be indicted and said Congress must decide whe...

Iran says not seeking war after announcing boost in uranium stockpile Iran says not seeking war after announcing boost in uranium stockpile

Also, on April 22 the US announced that Washington has decided not to extend waivers allowing major importers to continue buying oil from Iran. On Tuesday, he reiterated in a speech that Tehran was committed to the nuclear deal and said there w...

Detective tackles man accused of stalking during dramatic Australian press conference Detective tackles man accused of stalking during dramatic Australian press conference

Without hesitation, Mr Edwards turned around and tackled the man to the ground. He said the man had allegedly made a pass at the other man's 19-year-old daughter outside the courthouse. Officers told the man to calm down before they picked him up a...

Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122:The Asahi Shimbun Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122:The Asahi Shimbun

China's disaster relief authorities have launched a level-3 emergency response in the area, sending multiple workgroups to assist with local disaster relief work. The Yibin government statement also said workers had been sent to clear the affected vi...

Police arrest man on suspicion of manslaughter over Sala death Police arrest man on suspicion of manslaughter over Sala death

A 64-year-old United Kingdom man was arrested in connection to the plane crash that killed Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala, according to a report. It took over a week and a half for the wreckage to be found. Sala's body was recovered but Ibbots...

Alaska Teen Murdered Friend After Man Offered Her $9M Alaska Teen Murdered Friend After Man Offered Her $9M

He said the two also discussed murdering a second person, but they abandoned the plan. Brehmer recruited Kayden McIntosh, 16, Caleb Leyland, 19, and two juveniles to help her carry out the killing, and in exchange, "all of them would receive a si...

Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology

She said she was "saddened" that some people had been injured, including police officers "who maintained law and order", as well as journalists. "I personally have to shoulder much of the responsibility". "The Hong Kong police are being allowed t...

Ocasio-Cortez says USA runs 'concentration camps' at border Ocasio-Cortez says USA runs 'concentration camps' at border

Pitzer also told JTA previous year that the term concentration camp is valid if Trump officials have described the detention policy as a deterrent, as opposed to an emergency measure to deal with a new problem or a massive influx of migrants.

Keith Raniere, founder of sex cult Nxivm, found guilty of all charges Keith Raniere, founder of sex cult Nxivm, found guilty of all charges

Raniere could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted. Kyra Jenner, who led the federal prosecution that convicted preacher Tony Alamo, said she was struck by the similar way Alamo and Raniere were able to "normalize completely aberrant behavio...

Bashir Interrogated For Corruption, Illegal Possession Of Foreign Currency Bashir Interrogated For Corruption, Illegal Possession Of Foreign Currency

Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the Sudanese military on April 11 and later arrested. A measure widely opposed by protesters, who believe such time to be insufficient to cleanse a system, consequently inviting the old powers back in. But as talks ove...

Trump announces operation to deport Trump announces operation to deport "millions" of immigrants from the US

A White House official told the Associated Press there are more than one million immigrants who have been issued final deportation orders by federal judges, but the orders have not been enforced and the immigrants continue to live illegally in the U....

Saudi Arabia crown prince liable for journalist Khashoggi's killing Saudi Arabia crown prince liable for journalist Khashoggi's killing

Germany is "the only western government to suspend future arms sales to Saudi Arabia , the world's largest arms importer", the report said . Khashoggi's demise sparked outrage worldwide and led to the United States sanctioning several Saudi offic...

Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050

The United States and Canada are also expected to see a slower population growth until 2100. The countries expected to show the biggest increase are India, Nigeria and Pakistan. The region is expected to double its population by mid-century. However,...

Trump says Central Park Five 'admitted guilt,' won't apologize Trump says Central Park Five 'admitted guilt,' won't apologize

Ten days after the brutal rape and beating of a female jogger in Central Park, Trump, then a real estate developer in Manhattan, took out a full-page ad in four New York City newspapers demanding the death penalty be reinstated for the five teena...

Ana Kriégel murder: Two boys found guilty Ana Kriégel murder: Two boys found guilty

Ana, 14, was missing for three days before Gardaí found her body naked but for a pair of socks inside the then-abandoned Glenwood House in Lucan, Co. The prosecution alleged that Boy A violently sexually assaulted Ana before murdering her.

Teen jailed over 'race traitor' post about Prince Harry Teen jailed over 'race traitor' post about Prince Harry

Szewczuk posted the controversial picture just months after Prince Harry married mixed-raced actress-turn-princess Meghan Markle . The British neo-Nazis called for Prince Harry to be shot for being a " race traitor " following his marriage to ac...

Donald Trump Raises $24.8 Million on Day of 2020 Kickoff Rally Donald Trump Raises $24.8 Million on Day of 2020 Kickoff Rally

The Republican National Committee had an additional $34.7 million during the same period. " Donald Trump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election", McDaniel said in a tweet. The Democratic National Committee ...

Egypt accuses United Nations of seeking to 'politicise Morsi's natural death' Egypt accuses United Nations of seeking to 'politicise Morsi's natural death'

Funeral prayers were held in mosques across Turkey for Morsi, who had close ties to Erdogan. The Turkish leader said Wednesday: "Unfortunately, Mohammed Morsi was on the ground of courtroom flailing for 20 minutes". In the aftermath of his death, t...

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit

Trump said Tuesday that he had spoken to Xi over the telephone and that the two leaders' teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepare for a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The visit comes as nuclear negotiations b...

Justices Gorsuch and Thomas Side with Liberals in Virginia Gerrymandering Case Justices Gorsuch and Thomas Side with Liberals in Virginia Gerrymandering Case

Virginia Uranium filed suit in 2015, arguing that the 1982 prohibition goes beyond mining, a state issue, and extends to uranium ore processing, or milling, a federal issue. "With a new, elegant plot in attach, all Virginians will now - finally - lik...

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