Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Extinction Rebellion stages 5-day climate protest in 5 British cities

A leaflet handed out by campaigners said they were protesting "to prevent the breakdown of humanity's life support system, the Earth", and said they were calling for the the UK Government to create a "national assembly" to implement climate change ...

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

The move is expected to give relief to the flights from India , as the airlines had to re-route flights due to the closure of Pakistani airspace. Almost four months after the Balakot air strike, Pakistan has finally opened its airspace for a...

Trump Wants 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize Trump Wants 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize

Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13), who in January this year, upon her swearing-in, announced: "We're going to impeach this [expletive]!" Omar is the only one born outside of the US but has been a citizen since she was a child. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wrote . ...

Trump May Soon Remove Wilbur Ross From Cabinet Trump May Soon Remove Wilbur Ross From Cabinet

The US news outlet quotes multiple people familiar with the conversations, saying that Trump is weighing in removing Ross after a stinging Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census. The White House has also not been pleased...

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation

An autopsy conducted by the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said the preliminary cause of death was "traumatic asphyxia, including suffocation". In addition to covering her death, The Advocate also spoke with one of her siblings, Beatr...

Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border

Mexico has been somewhat cooperative with USA efforts to slow Central American immigration, in part under pressure from Trump threats to impose tariffs on Mexican products. Failing that, they would be turned away. He also said that a "safe third cou...

Empty Promises? Ursula Von Der Leyen Would Support Brexit Extension Empty Promises? Ursula Von Der Leyen Would Support Brexit Extension

Von der Leyen, 60, was the surprise last-minute compromise candidate nominated by the leaders of European Union nations earlier this month to replace Jean-Claude Juncker. If the European Parliament does not approve her, the European Council has one m...

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks

Joe Walsh, a former GOP representative from IL who's now a commentator and often a critic of the president, said that "To say "go back to where you came from" is gross". Another Republican up for another term, Senator Steve Daines of Montana, tweete...

37 countries defend China in UN letter 37 countries defend China in UN letter

It was a show of the growing diplomatic clout that China can muster. "Faced with the grave challenge of terrorism and extremism, China has undertaken a series of counter-terrorism and deradicalization measures in Xinjiang, including setting up voca...

Canadian citizen detained by Chinese government, World News & Top Stories Canadian citizen detained by Chinese government, World News & Top Stories

Tension between Beijing and Ottawa heightened in December after Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei , was arrested at Vancouver International Airport on a warrant from the United States. However a source famili...

For 3rd day, Russian Federation delivers S-400 system parts to Turkey For 3rd day, Russian Federation delivers S-400 system parts to Turkey

Washington and its allies consider the missile system to be incompatible with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation systems and a threat to the F-35 fighter jets. The long-awaited deliveries of the defense system began Friday when the first batch of equ...

Tropical storm Barry pelts Louisiana with heavy rain, millions brace for flooding Tropical storm Barry pelts Louisiana with heavy rain, millions brace for flooding

Four to 8 inches is expected farther inland over the Lower Mississippi Valley. Though the system was downgraded to a tropical depression Sunday afternoon and its winds were steadily weakening since it made landfall Saturday in Louisiana, Barry...

Israeli education minister favours gay 'conversion therapy' Israeli education minister favours gay 'conversion therapy'

How did Israel react to Mr Peretz's comments? Conversion therapy, an attempt to alter sexual orientation or gender identity through psychological, spiritual and, in extreme cases, physical means, has been widely discredited in the West and condemne...

Cyprus’ Turks Propose Drilling Cooperation to Island’s Greeks Amid EU Sanctions Threat Cyprus’ Turks Propose Drilling Cooperation to Island’s Greeks Amid EU Sanctions Threat

The Turkish statement said Ankara was resolved to protect the "equal rights of the Turkish Cypriots" over maritime gas resources, as well as Turkey's own "continental shelf rights in the eastern Mediterranean". The EU has condemned Turkey's actions a...

England win cricket World Cup in Super Over after incredible tie England win cricket World Cup in Super Over after incredible tie

Cricket World Cup final: How will England fare? With Stokes and Jos Buttler at the crease, England were able to muster 15 runs from the extra six balls, bowled by Boult. If that wasn't dramatic enough, check out what happened next. Taufel a...

Sweden plane crash: Nine dead after plane smashes into river near Umea Sweden plane crash: Nine dead after plane smashes into river near Umea

A clip taken from ground level shows the plane plummeting vertically from hundreds of metres in the air. "I looked up and saw a plane spinning like a top", witness Peter Larsson told the daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. He sent condolences to the fami...

Four Queensland children drive 900km after leaving goodbye note Four Queensland children drive 900km after leaving goodbye note

One 14-year-old boy, two 13-year-old boys and a 10-year-old girl were driving a silver 2004 Nissan Patrol from Gracemere, in the Rockhampton region in the early hours of Sunday morning before heading south. But they only made it 140km before they nee...

Paris: 21 Illegal Migrants Detained After 700 Storm Pantheon Demanding Papers Paris: 21 Illegal Migrants Detained After 700 Storm Pantheon Demanding Papers

Almost 700 protesters, the so-called black vests, protesting against the working condition of undocumented migrants and asylum seekers, stormed the Pantheon building on Friday, the RFI broadcaster reported . The police had to evacuate the touris...

President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of a new space force command President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of a new space force command

In the tribune located in the Place de la Concorde there were several European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merker, invited for the celebrations on July 14 with the objective of boosting a regional defense initiative with Macron.

Trump erupts on 'progressive' congresswomen: 'Go back' to where you came from Trump erupts on 'progressive' congresswomen: 'Go back' to where you came from

Trump - who was branded a " racist " and a xenophobe by senior Democrats over his latest remarks - a year ago reportedly referred to countries in Africa as "shithole" nations, and has spoken of "an invasion" of undocumented migrants. All four women a...

Advance Notice of ICE Raids May Push Immigrants Toward Unauthorized Legal Help Advance Notice of ICE Raids May Push Immigrants Toward Unauthorized Legal Help

The threatened arrests come after migrant apprehensions hit a 13-year high in May at the southwest border, many of them Central Americans fleeing poverty and gang violence in their home countries. Many of them are joining the ACLU in advising those f...

Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Opponents of the bill say it could severely undermine the former British colony's judicial independence and its semi-autonomous status. Hong Kong: Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland...

United Cancels Over 5k More Flights in Wake of 737 Max Groundings United Cancels Over 5k More Flights in Wake of 737 Max Groundings

Findings revealed that the 737 MAX grounding continues after an additional problem was identified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a simulator test of updated flight control software. Other aircraft returned similar numbers to l...

Trump Responds to Ilhan Omar and AOC Calling America Racist Trump Responds to Ilhan Omar and AOC Calling America Racist

The bigger point of all this is if AOC continues to be the focus of the media, then Republicans mgiht have a chance to take back the House. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president wants to "make America white again". The poll is significa...

African-American museum founder discovered dead in vehicle trunk African-American museum founder discovered dead in vehicle trunk

The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found in the trunk of a auto parked in the 2300 block of North 20th St, just three miles from where she lived, The Advocate reported citing Baton Rouge police. Roberts-Joseph also organized an annual Junet...

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