Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Ocasio-Cortez Goes After Ivanka Trump: ‘She’s Not A Qualified Diplomat’ Ocasio-Cortez Goes After Ivanka Trump: ‘She’s Not A Qualified Diplomat’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) lashed out at Ivanka Trump over the weekend, lecturing the first daughter about career qualifications. Trump has been criticised before for appearing to stand in for her father at global summits, for example d...

Kudlow: US sales to Huawei won't imperil national security

Trump declared relations with China were "right back on track" after he and Xi sought Saturday to de-escalate a prolonged trade war between the two economic powerhouses, also announcing that trade talks will resume and tariffs were on hold .

Eight Killed In Taliban Bombings In Kandahar Eight Killed In Taliban Bombings In Kandahar

A defense ministry's deputy spokesman, Fawad Aman, says Taliban detonated four stolen Humvees full of explosives outside the district's police headquarter, where the election officials were staying. They also captured 11 others with five vehicles a...

America bloc reach trade deal after 20 years of talks America bloc reach trade deal after 20 years of talks

Mercosur consists of Argentina , Brazil , Uruguay and Paraguay . "In the midst of global trade tensions, we are sending today a strong signal with our Mercosur partners that we stand for rules-based trade", European Commission president Jean-C...

Saving Iran nuclear deal not likely Saving Iran nuclear deal not likely

Washington says the aim of sanctions is to force Tehran to renegotiate. Under the deal signed in 2015, Iran pledged to reduce its nuclear capacities for several years and to allow global inspectors into the country to monitor its activities in retu...

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights

He also responded to criticism from singer Elton John, who accused Putin of duplicity after he offered a critical view of the Western emphasis on LGBT rights. In his statement Friday, John applauded government policies that allow LGBT people to leg...

Ankara says ready to retaliate after Libya's Haftar vows Turkish assets attack Ankara says ready to retaliate after Libya's Haftar vows Turkish assets attack

The fighting threatens a new wave of violence in Libya . Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit US next month Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit US next month

He said a major reason for the shortfall of U.S. dollars in the country was the money laundering carried out by the ruling elite of the country in the past. He said under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, the government will be starting differen...

Biden defends civil rights record after fiery criticism by Harris on segregation Biden defends civil rights record after fiery criticism by Harris on segregation

So unprepared was Biden for Harris' assessment of his personal and political record that he seemed to nearly shut down in the face of her critique. "I never, never, never, ever opposed voluntary busing ", Biden said, adding that he supported fed...

DOJ's Boeing investigation expands to 787 Dreamliner — Seattle Times DOJ's Boeing investigation expands to 787 Dreamliner — Seattle Times

The 787 subpoena significantly widens the scope of the DOJ's scrutiny of safety issues at Boeing. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because Boeing has not publicly discussed timing of the update. Boeing is in the hot seat over alleged poor...

Bitcoin mining is putting unprecedented pressure on Iran's power grids Bitcoin mining is putting unprecedented pressure on Iran's power grids

Such mining machines have been sprouting up across Iranian cities since Bitcoin's popularity soared. The electrical energy-intensive process frail to originate items of the digital forex Bitcoin has ended in a surge in Iranian energy consumption,...

United States remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change United States remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change

The prime minister led a session on the environment at the G20 summit in Osaka , which will be one of her final appearances on the world stage. "I am talking about the powering of a plant", Trump continued. This is not the first warning of imp...

21-year-old American killed in shark attack in Bahamas 21-year-old American killed in shark attack in Bahamas

Eric Hovland, a marine biologist with the Florida Aquarium says shark attacks are rare, but he has suggestions for swimmers to try and prevent an attack. She was a student at Loyola Marymount University in southern California. "We already miss her te...

Conservative Writer Violently Beaten, Milkshaked By Antifa at Portland Rally Conservative Writer Violently Beaten, Milkshaked By Antifa at Portland Rally

Gage Halupowski, 23, was charged with multiple counts of assault including on a public safety officer. Stocks, 21, was charged with harassment, and Maria C. The demonstrations came almost a year to the day after Patriot Prayer and antifascist activis...

Tillerson: Kushner conducted diplomacy behind my back Tillerson: Kushner conducted diplomacy behind my back

Tillerson detailed another instance in which the Crown Princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates told Kushner and Trump advisor Steve Bannon about a secret plan to impose a blockade on us ally Qatar during a private dinner.

China Agree to Restart Trade Negotiations; Trump Suspends New Tariffs China Agree to Restart Trade Negotiations; Trump Suspends New Tariffs

President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on the climate change fight. Huawei is very much in play in terms of our country and in terms of intelligence and th...

Dalai Lama stands his ground for 'attractive female successor' statement Dalai Lama stands his ground for 'attractive female successor' statement

If that wasn't enough to ruffle a few social media feathers, he then went on to suggest a make-up budget to help out a future female successor. The Dalai Lama answered, "If a female Dalai Lama comes, she should be more attractive". He continu...

European Union leaders decide against Weber for Commission presidency - Die Welt European Union leaders decide against Weber for Commission presidency - Die Welt

The parliament has insisted that the commission president be chosen from the top candidates who stood for their respective parties in May's elections - a stance that has drawn steady opposition from French President Emmanuel Macron. The European Parl...

Sudan's army says African Union-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks Sudan's army says African Union-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks

Direct talks between the council and the FFC stalled and then collapsed altogether when security forces stormed a protest sit-in in central Khartoum on 3 June, killing dozens. The health ministry says 61 people died across the country on that day. ...

United States regulatory agency finds new problem on troubled Boeing 737 MAX jets United States regulatory agency finds new problem on troubled Boeing 737 MAX jets

The MCAS reportedly caused both planes to nosedive with pilots on both planes unable to prevent them from crashing after losing control. The incidents served as demonstrable evidence that our current system of design and certification has failed us...

Baby delivered after mum is stabbed to death in UK Baby delivered after mum is stabbed to death in UK

Her baby was delivered and taken to hospital. A 37-year-old man was arrested and was being held in custody while officers from of the Met's Homicide and Serious Crime Command launched an investigation. The woman's next of kin have been informed alt...

South American trade bloc signs 'historic' trade deal with EU South American trade bloc signs 'historic' trade deal with EU

The deal goals to lower or take hang of away alternate tariffs, making imported merchandise more cheap for customers while additionally boosting exports for corporations on all aspects. "Brazilian companies will benefit from the elimination of tariff...

Asylum officers union says Trump migration policy 'abandons' American tradition Asylum officers union says Trump migration policy 'abandons' American tradition

Mexico is already giving refuge to more than 14,000 Central Americans who the United States has sent back across the border while it processes their asylum requests. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are typically the first to encounter...

Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53 Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53

Sitting beside former Daily Show host Jon Stewart at a June 11 hearing, Alvarez implored members of Congress to replenish the fund as thousands of responders and their families wait for assistance. One of the responders said he gave Alvarez's ...

Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib

The Ministry of National Defence said Russia's attache in Ankara was summoned to the military headquarters and was told Thursday's attacks will be "punished in the strongest way". The Turkish military reportedly fired mortars on Syrian government...

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