Saturday April 4-th, 2020

Asean countries to 'launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup' Asean countries to 'launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup'

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told reporters that ASEAN "must expect some fallout" from the U.S. Leaders also called for urgency in concluding talks on a China-led trade pact this year, which once inked will be the world's biggest.

Encephalitis deaths: Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Bihar & UP Encephalitis deaths: Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Bihar & UP

India's Supreme Court on Monday directed the central and state governments to file reports to the court on the outbreak. Explained | What causes AES? Symptoms include high fever, vomiting, and seizures. Officials say more than 700 cases of enceph...

India, US nearing industrial security pact for defence tech transfers India, US nearing industrial security pact for defence tech transfers

In the last few days, the US has sought to ease India's concerns over reports that Washington was considering capping H-1B visas to countries that force foreign companies to store data locally, as India does. Congressman Eliot L Engel , Chairman of ...

Government moves migrant children from Texas facility after poor conditions exposed Government moves migrant children from Texas facility after poor conditions exposed

On Monday, Democratic Representative Veronica Escobar, who had been deeply critical of the reported conditions, said she had been told that only 30 children remained in the Clint facility. This June 20, 2019, file frame from video shows the ent...

Trump Sanctions Iran’s Supreme Leader in Provocative Move Trump Sanctions Iran’s Supreme Leader in Provocative Move

The Iran-backed Houthis also claimed responsibility for the explosive-laden drone strikes against oil facilities in the kingdom. USA cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, afte...

Beer ban leaves German neo-Nazi rock fans thirsty

In total, police said they dealt with 32 crimes over the weekend, including 16 violations of assembly law and 10 people allegedly displaying anti-constitutional organizations. On the same weekend as the music festival were two counter-protests in t...

Canberra: 8 children of IS fighters to return from Syria

Eight orphans of Australian Islamic State fighters have been spirited out of a camp in Syria, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday, in an apparent U-turn. Khaled Sharrouf has been dubbed the "Australian face" of ISIS and took his children ...

Man accused of killing date slashes throat in Neb. courtroom Man accused of killing date slashes throat in Neb. courtroom

Trail shouted "Bailey is innocent and I curse you all" before he slashed his neck and fell from a wheelchair during court proceedings. Deputies and others rushed to help Trail as he lay on the courtroom floor in Wilber. Loofe had been missing for 19...

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing the sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic and unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Teheran's downing of an American drone last week. Trump called the agreement "short-...

RUSSIA The Council of Europe removes sanctions against Russia RUSSIA The Council of Europe removes sanctions against Russia

At the same time, the resolution has provisions concerning the possibility of challenging the credentials of a delegation. Delegates from Ukraine and several other countries immediately lodged a challenge to the move on the grounds that six members...

Rescued Team Marks Anniversary with Marathon Rescued Team Marks Anniversary with Marathon

They ran past a statue of Thai Navy Seal diver Saman Gunan, who died during the rescue from the depths of the water-logged cave. The boys and their coach were lost in a cave in northern Thailand for nine nights before being found. "There's noth...

Ireland has a new millionaire after tonight's Lotto Plus draw Ireland has a new millionaire after tonight's Lotto Plus draw

The Lotto Plus 1 jackpot was estimated at R14.4 million. Store owner, Pat Reddan, says he's delighted to have sold the winning ticket. Although he was successful in last night's draw, Tony was not the big victor. In July 2014, the same shop mad...

Missing US mum's estranged husband claims she staged own Gone Girl disappearance Missing US mum's estranged husband claims she staged own Gone Girl disappearance

Lawyers for Jennifer's mother, Gloria Farber, argued in the New York Post that this is a "classic act of desperation to slander the victim" on part of her ex-husband. "Like all of Jennifer's writing, it expresses a deep longing for human connection...

Iran says USA sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy Iran says USA sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

USA president Donald Trump secretly authorized US Cyber Command to carry out a retaliatory attack on Iran, The Washington Post reported on June 22, 2019, shortly after the US president pledged to hit the Islamic republic with major new sanctions...

Turkey unafraid of U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey unafraid of U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal

Turkey said Monday it does not fear U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian missile defence system that has frayed ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "All decisions should be taken by consensus", Cavusoglu said, ...

Italian 'cocaine king' mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay Italian 'cocaine king' mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay

A reputed Italian mob boss known as the "cocaine king of Milan" escaped from a prison in Uruguay Sunday while he was waiting to be extradited to Italy after living in the South American country for over a decade under a false name, officials said...

Mexico deploys almost 15,000 troops to the USA border Mexico deploys almost 15,000 troops to the USA border

Mexico's Secretariat of National Defense announced Monday that almost 15,000 troops would be sent to the country's northern border with the United States in a bid to stem the flow of migrants into the USA, for which Washington has attempted to hold M...

Mackenzie Lueck Disappearance: Where Is Utah Student Who Vanished a Week Ago? Mackenzie Lueck Disappearance: Where Is Utah Student Who Vanished a Week Ago?

The Lyft driver is reportedly cooperating with the investigation. Since going missing , the 23-year-old has missed her midterm exams and a flight to California for a friend's wedding, according to KSTU . She has been a student there since 2014,...

Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type' Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

Carroll, now 75, wrote in her book excerpt on the magazine's website that Trump recognized her as "that advice lady" as he arrived at the Fifth Avenue store just as she was leaving. I'm disgusted someone could think I'd do such a thing. The Associa...

United States launches cyber-attack aimed at Iranian rocket and missile systems United States launches cyber-attack aimed at Iranian rocket and missile systems

The United States says its drone was flying in global airspace above the Strait of Hormuz . He said in response that there are two groups of people in his administration, "I have doves and I have hawks". Repeating that "never can Iran have a nucl...

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House

Trump has said he would not fire Conway, 52, a former political pollster who became Trump's campaign manager in 2016 and the first woman to oversee a winning US presidential campaign. A panel hearing is set for Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 10 a.m.t...

Florida woman arrested in fatal shooting of stepfather, 8-year-old daughter Florida woman arrested in fatal shooting of stepfather, 8-year-old daughter

Joseph Irby was spending one day in jail at the time, accused of ramming into her auto after a June 14 divorce hearing. An arrest affidavit revealed the couple had finished a divorce hearing on June 14 when they got into an argument. On 14 June, ...

Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb

Police were sent to inspect the hole, which measured 33 feet wide and 13 feet deep, they said . However, most of the bombs found are detonated before they can cause an explosion. The discovery of bombs dating back to the final months of World War ...

Lawyers urge Canadian authorities to drop extradition against Meng Wanzhou Lawyers urge Canadian authorities to drop extradition against Meng Wanzhou

China has also blocked imports of Canadian canola seed and has increased scrutiny of pork. Huawei CFO's attorneys are pushing to have the extradition process stopped. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said Meng's case must follow Canad...

Huge crowd turns out for rally against Czech leader Huge crowd turns out for rally against Czech leader

A boy holds Czech national flags during a rally in Prague, organised by the Million Moments for Democracy group. Martin Exner, 56, the mayor of Nova Vet, a collection of villages near Prague, insisted the protests must complete the velvet revol...