Saturday September 19-th, 2020

Canadian cartoonist fired after illustration of Trump goes viral Canadian cartoonist fired after illustration of Trump goes viral

He later clarified on the social media platform that technically, he had been under contract to work for Brunswick News Inc . BNI is based in Saint John, N.B., and runs nearly all the print publications in the province, including three daily papers...

Ocasio-Cortez Is Put in Her Place by Sarah Sanders Ocasio-Cortez Is Put in Her Place by Sarah Sanders

By now the world-or at least Twitter-has seen the viral video of Ivanka awkwardly trying to butt into a conversation between French President Emmanuel Macron , British Prime Minister Theresa May , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ma...

Trump Appeals US Judge's Border Wall Funding Ruling Trump Appeals US Judge's Border Wall Funding Ruling

His new ruling Friday extends that blockade to all $2.5 billion in money Mr. Trump had sought to use from a Pentagon drug interdiction account. Following the declaration, the Trump administration tried to move $2.5 billion in military counterdrug...

Body falls off Kenya Airways plane into London garden before landing Body falls off Kenya Airways plane into London garden before landing

The stowaway was hiding in the undercarriage of a machine, of Kenya Airways, as Scotland Yard announced on Monday evening and was brought down on Sunday afternoon at the landing at the Heathrow airport in depth. Police connected the body to the...

Buttigieg campaign says he raised almost $25 million in the second quarter Buttigieg campaign says he raised almost $25 million in the second quarter

That dwarfs his $7 million haul in the first quarter . The average contribution size, according to the campaign, was $47.42, and included donors from all USA states and territories. Buttigieg has spent a considerable amount of time raising money a...

Palestinians: Bahrain Meet is a 'Stunning Failure' Palestinians: Bahrain Meet is a 'Stunning Failure'

The P.A. boycotted the Bahrain conference nearly immediately after it was announced, despite the plan's aim to raise over $50 billion in projects and investments with the goal of lowering Palestinian unemployment, doubling the Palestinian gross domes...

Houthi attacks Saudi airport again, 1 Indian among 9 injured Houthi attacks Saudi airport again, 1 Indian among 9 injured

The Saudi-led coalition confirmed the attack took place and noted that 9 people had been hurt, according to AFP. All injured are stable and under treatment at hospitals, Colonel al-Maliki was quoted as saying by the state-owned Saudi Press Agency ...

RBA delivers consecutive cuts - TDS

Dr Lowe said while the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework was centred on the inflation target, the ultimate objective was to promote the collective economic prosperity of Australia. "If the exchange rate remains where it is now, then there will...

Man returning from Lebanon among 3 arrested in Australia

Forensic investigators collect evidence during the raids on several properties. The suspect is expected to be charged with preparing for a terrorist act and preparing to enter Afghanistan for the objective of engaging in hostile activities on behal...

Sarin nerve gas found at Facebook facility Sarin nerve gas found at Facebook facility

Menlo Park fire marshal Jon Johnston confirmed that authorities had been monitoring the condition of two individuals they feared could have been exposed, though ultimately showed no symptoms. Sarin gas is a clear, colorless nerve agent with no taste...

Anger as United States envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site Anger as United States envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site

United States ambassador Israel Friedman swung the first hammer. In a letter to Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit and Organization of Islamic Cooperation Secretary-General, Youssef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, he explained "the forms and effects of the...

Mossad head: One-time chance for deal with Arabs troubled by Iran Mossad head: One-time chance for deal with Arabs troubled by Iran

Tensions in the Middle East have risen since the United States withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and other world powers previous year. Iran has threatened, however, that as soon as July 7 it could begin enriching to higher levels - which ...

Lib Dem MEPs put on Boll*cks to Brexit t-shirts in European parliament Lib Dem MEPs put on Boll*cks to Brexit t-shirts in European parliament

The Brexit Party has revealed its roster of 100 would-be MPs, who are ready to stand in a general election. However it polled well ahead of the Conservative Party in its first foray into national politics. Mr Farage said the party's first weeks h...

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port

She denied Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's accusation that she had tried to ram the boat in an "act of battle". The five officers aboard the police motorboat blocking her path to port on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa off Sicily in the e...

China welcomes DPRK, US, South Korea leaders' meeting at DMZ China welcomes DPRK, US, South Korea leaders' meeting at DMZ

Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his deputy, Choe Son Hui, are seasoned diplomats with expertise in the nuclear issues and experience in working with USA officials. Pyongyang has long wanted to be treated as an equal to Washington but KCNA's report on...

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel ready to renegotiate Brexit Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel ready to renegotiate Brexit

The victor, to be announced July 23, will replace Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. Philip Hammond told the Tory leadership contenders that the "fiscal firepower" that has been stocked up will be needed entirely to counteract the ef...

Mom kills son 11 years after she first attempted to drown him Mom kills son 11 years after she first attempted to drown him

The boys have been identified by family as Jackson, 12, and Jacob Ray, 7. "Any excess funds will be used to help our family in this time of tragedy, as many of us will be missing time from work". Telnas was then sentenced to 20 years in the custody o...

Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters Hong Kong protesters storm government headquarters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also brought up the Hong Kong protest in a meeting with Xi on June 27, telling the Chinese leader the importance of a free and open Hong Kong under "one country, two systems" model. The proposed legislation, o...

Police arrest Salt Lake City man in connecting with Mackenzie Lueck case Police arrest Salt Lake City man in connecting with Mackenzie Lueck case

She had hailed the ride after flying in from Los Angeles - where she had attended her grandmother's funeral . Police investigators remove multiple bags of evidence during their search of a home in Salt Lake City as part of the disappearance of...

Woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound killed her unborn baby Woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound killed her unborn baby

The case is seen as a test of a law in Alabama in which voters last November passed a constitutional amendment that gave fetuses the full legal rights and protections of people. Prosecutors insisted that "the new law played no role in the considerati...

Wasps are now creating giant 'super-nests' Wasps are now creating giant 'super-nests'

Milder winters, coupled with an abundant food supply, have allowed some colonies to fearless the winter weather and fly into spring with higher-than-usual numbers. One super nest in SC was found to contain 250,000 workers. "Yellow jackets will de...

"Generally Harmless" Shark Gives Australian Swimmer Leg, Stomach Injuries

He was treated by paramedics at the scene for a puncture wound to his back and injuries to his leg and stomach before being taken to hospital. Mr Schultz, who is a member of Manly's Bold and lovely swim squad but wasn't swimming with them at the ti...

Sri Lanka's UNP against death penalty: Prime Minister Sri Lanka's UNP against death penalty: Prime Minister

President Sirisena is also facing political opposition, with the United National Party issuing a statement last week that it was opposed to the death penalty. The EU said the executions would contradict the country's commitment to maintain the morato...

Leaders split over centre-left bid for top job — European Union summit Leaders split over centre-left bid for top job — European Union summit

The first two have clashed with Timmermans over enforcement of the rule of law in Europe , part of the Dutchman's brief in his current role as Commission deputy head. The talks will resume at 11.00 a.m. (0900 GMT) on Tuesday, an European Union offic...

U.S. Accuses Venezuelan Regime Of Torturing, Murdering Military Officer U.S. Accuses Venezuelan Regime Of Torturing, Murdering Military Officer

She said Acosta was detained on June 21. Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab said two officials working for military intelligence agency DGCIM had been charged with homicide in Acosta's death, without making reference to torture or explaining how Acost...

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