Saturday July 4-th, 2020

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake

A 6.9 magnitude natural disaster struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicentre.

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Alleged Sex Trafficking of Minors Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Alleged Sex Trafficking of Minors

Jeffrey Epstein , the politically well-connected United States billionaire, has been charged with sex trafficking , according to reports . The 66-year-old, who had been friendly with Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton , was arrest...

Alaska heat wave sets record-breaking temperatures Alaska heat wave sets record-breaking temperatures

Kenai and King Salmon, Alaska, every hit a brand unique all-time excessive temperature sage of 89 degrees, in step with the Nationwide Weather Provider. Europe suffered through a heat wave in June that while not as long as previous ones recorded ...

3 runners gored racing with bulls at Pamplona's festival 3 runners gored racing with bulls at Pamplona's festival

A 46-year old man from San Francisco was gored in the neck in the city's bullring, at the end of the 850-meter (930-yard) course. The first run of this year's festival run featured bulls from the Puerto de San Lorenzo cattle breeder. It also in...

Police find viral ice cream licker, but there's a catfish twist Police find viral ice cream licker, but there's a catfish twist

According to the Lufkin Police Department, which documented this entire investigation on social media in a very meta way, commenters nearly immediately identified the teenager as being from San Antonio . As it turns out, cops take ice cream lick...

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email

Sir Kim Darroch, one of the UK's top diplomats, reportedly impugned the U.S. president's character in a series of cables and briefing notes. The Daily Mail says the memos span the period between 2017 to present day, covering everything from Trum...

Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor: Presidential Decree Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor: Presidential Decree

The Turkish economy shrank sharply for the second straight quarter in early 2019 as a punishing currency crisis and soaring inflation and interest rates took a heavy toll on overall output. Annual inflation hit a 15-year high in October above 2...

Biden warns his Democrat rivals he has 'information about people's pasts' Biden warns his Democrat rivals he has 'information about people's pasts'

On Friday, Biden told CNN he was surprised by Harris's attack, but said he wasn't concerned because "the American people think they know me". Biden blamed the 30 second time limit, which is the amount of time the candidates were allowed to respon...

Venezuela's Maduro calls for dialogue on Independence Day Venezuela's Maduro calls for dialogue on Independence Day

Venezuela was plunged into a deep political crisis in January when Guaido invoked the constitution to assume a rival interim presidency, calling Maduro a usurper. Opposition leaders frequently argue that Maduro's government seeks to use dialogue to d...

Tunisian PM Youssef Chahed bans face veils in public places Tunisian PM Youssef Chahed bans face veils in public places

A wanted militant blew himself up in the capital on Tuesday - witnesses claimed he was disguised in a niqab when he carried out a suicide bombing. And so I hereby reiterate and insist that: It is my business to advocate for a ban on what you wear i...

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo'

Several witnesses, including some of Guzman's associates, testified during his months-long trial that they would sell a kilogram of cocaine in NY for up to $35,000 and the same amount of heroin elsewhere for an average of $55,000, the filing states...

Hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking

The charges, contained in a sealed indictment, involve alleged sex trafficking crimes committed between 2002 and 2005, according to law enforcement sources. Acosta reportedly oversaw the agreement and has since defended the plea deal as appropriate u...

Karnataka's operation resort politics shifts to Mumbai after 13 MLAs resign Karnataka's operation resort politics shifts to Mumbai after 13 MLAs resign

The chief minister HD Kumaraswamy is in the U.S. and the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Dinesh Gundu Rao has gone on a family vacation to Europe while the coalition government is failing miserably. Speaker Ramesh Kumar however...

USA hails talks with Taliban, denies troop withdrawal window USA hails talks with Taliban, denies troop withdrawal window

Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban's office in Qatar, said they were also pleased with the discussions. About 60 Afghan delegates were scheduled to attend the so-called Intra-Afghan Dialogue Conference, which includes political figures, wo...

Multiple People Reported Injured After Gas Explosion at Florida Shopping Center Multiple People Reported Injured After Gas Explosion at Florida Shopping Center

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said the explosion possibly occurred at a vacant pizza shop and resulted in a partial roof collapse at the LA Fitness. He saw light, then a cloud of debris. Gordon said there was an active gas leak at the scene when fire...

In London auctioned a bust of Tutankhamun In London auctioned a bust of Tutankhamun

The Egyptian embassy in the UK appealed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to halt the sale. "They have not presented any documents to prove otherwise", he told Reuters, saying that Egypt would continue...

Some Tories issued with 'multiple leadership ballots' Some Tories issued with 'multiple leadership ballots'

Conservative party members are electing a new party leader and prime minister. His campaign received the support of Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who said Mr Johnson was "better placed" than Jeremy Hunt to "deliver what we need to do at this critical...

Parents of Otto Warmbier file claim for North Korean cargo ship Parents of Otto Warmbier file claim for North Korean cargo ship

Warmbier was a college student when he visited North Korea in late December 2015, and was arrested and convicted on charges of stealing a propaganda poster from his hotel room. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell ruled a year ago that North Korea " more...

Showers/storms increase into tonight; afternoon/evening storms on Sunday Showers/storms increase into tonight; afternoon/evening storms on Sunday

Sunday will still be warm despite being much less humid with highs in the 80s. We will see a mix of clouds today with scattered showers and storms this afternoon to evening. Northerly winds will blow at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Wind: SE 5-10. Low: 71...

Rule of law in Venezuela ‘eroded, says United Nations rights chief Rule of law in Venezuela ‘eroded, says United Nations rights chief

The political uncertainty, along with the dire economic situation in the country has left many people struggling to survive, as reported in today by the UN. We also welcome the announcement that the Office of the High Commissioner will now have a pre...

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals

Weber performing with a tiger in a cage during one of his shows . In this picture taken on August 23, 2017, Siberian tigers are seen at the Hengdaohezi Siberian Tiger Park in Hengdaohezi township on the outskirts of Mudanjiang. Medical staff said h...

'Dancing aunties' spark new Hong Kong protest 'Dancing aunties' spark new Hong Kong protest

Beijing-appointed Lam pledged this week to do a better job of listening to the voices of the youth. Angeline Chan of Hong Kong Progressive Lawyers Group (PLG), one of the protesting groups, told Anadolu Agency by phone from Hong Kong : "The ...

Indian political scion Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress party leader Indian political scion Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress party leader

Gandhi had conveyed his decision to resign from the Congress's top post to the party's top decision-making body but numerous party's top leaders had hoped that he could be persuaded to withdraw. Born in 1970, Gandhi is the son of former Indian Prime ...

Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza

An explosion blew out the windows of an LA Fitness in Plantation. First responders at the scene of an explosion at The Fountains shopping mall in Plantation, Fla ., July 6, 2019. Multiple people in the area told Local 10 News reporter Roy Ramos th...

Italy migrants: New charity ship docks in Italy despite ban Italy migrants: New charity ship docks in Italy despite ban

Just 2,790 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year, according to official data, down 83% on the same period in 2018 and down 97% on 2017 levels. The vessel Alex declined a Maltese offer to go to Malta, as the Mediterranea NGO opera...

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