Monday July 13-th, 2020

American citizen charged with becoming ISIS 'emir': Authorities American citizen charged with becoming ISIS 'emir': Authorities

He's expected to make his first appearance in court later Friday afternoon in Brooklyn. USA prosecutors have charged a NY man with fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, a...

Passengers panic as man climbs Azman Air aircraft at Lagos Airport Passengers panic as man climbs Azman Air aircraft at Lagos Airport

An amateur video posted online showed that the man eventually climbed the top of the plane and sent passengers into a panic. After beating security on duty to gain access to the apron, the man climbed the parked aircraft through the dude to hang ...

Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference

Smith, the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, required training on international religious freedom for all foreign service officers. "Is that consistent with the guarantee of religious belief that is found directly in the Chinese co...

Trump Campaign Mocked for Selling $15 Straws to Own the Libs Trump Campaign Mocked for Selling $15 Straws to Own the Libs

According to the official Twitter for the Trump campaign, supporters of the president can buy a 10-pack of "laser engraved" plastic straws with the word "Trump" on them. The straws say "TRUMP" on one end. However, some have complained that biodegra...

Stay Safe in the Heat Wave

A Heat Advisory for a good portion of the mountains will go into effect Friday at noon and last until 8 p.m. Saturday . Never leave anyone, including pets, in a closed, parked vehicle, as temperatures inside can reach over 150 degrees quickly, r...

Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court Kosovo PM resigns after being summoned to Hague war crimes court

During a press conference in Pristina on Friday, Haradinaj said that the government will continue to perform its duties, promising to notify all relevant institutions of his decision. Thaci and parliament speaker Kadri Veseli are also ex-KLA commande...

Bernie Campaign Employees Demand Wages, Healthcare He's Been Promising Country Bernie Campaign Employees Demand Wages, Healthcare He's Been Promising Country

To be fair to Fox & Friends, that Washington Post article also fails to mention the specifics of Sanders' bill , or to fact-check the campaign workers' claim of "poverty" wages. The union, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400, issued its o...

Man behind ‘Area 51’ page ‘terrified’ of what he’s created Man behind ‘Area 51’ page ‘terrified’ of what he’s created

After decades of government officials refusing to acknowledge Area 51, the Central Intelligence Agency released declassified documents in 2013 referring to the 8,000-square mile installation by name and locating it on a map near the dry Groom Lake be...

Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar; over 1 crore affected, 114 dead Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar; over 1 crore affected, 114 dead

The homeowner, Motilal, who also runs a shop next door, left the house with his family as soon as they spotted the tiger come through. The picture, tweeted by the Wildlife Trust India, showed the helplessness of the animals enduring the wrath of ...

Frenchman recognizes his amputated leg in picture from cigarettes pack Frenchman recognizes his amputated leg in picture from cigarettes pack

After purchasing a pack of rolling tobacco in Luxembourg, he recognized scars and traces of burns on the close-up image, and soon chose to raise the issue with family members, who confirmed his suspicion. His lawyer is contacting the European Commis...

Southwest Airlines cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights through early November Southwest Airlines cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights through early November

While Boeing warned that the timing of a return to service could change, the estimate of fourth-quarter approval was in line with recent schedule changes by the model's U.S. Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bi...

Australian man, U.S. woman killed in double homicide in northern BC Australian man, U.S. woman killed in double homicide in northern BC

It's being reported widely in Australia that homicide detectives from that country are helping with the investigation. Police also found an older, blue minivan with Alberta plates at the scene. Officials couldn't immediately say whether public safe...

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness

He became the 200th member of the FDNY to succumb to a 9/11-related illness. "They didn't hesitate to run into danger", wrote de Blasio . They stayed until the work was done. His death came just one day after the death of Kevin Nolan, a almost 20-...

Indian bartender jailed for decade over killing of British girl in Goa Indian bartender jailed for decade over killing of British girl in Goa

D'Souza's sentencing comes after an 11-year battle for justice by Scarlett's mother. Justice RD Dhanuka stressed on the fact that Goa had its own law to protect children, which made it more significant to set an example that the state was child-frien...

77-Year-Old Freed from Prison in 2014 Convicted of Second Murder 77-Year-Old Freed from Prison in 2014 Convicted of Second Murder

A crime he spent 25 years in prison for. Flick was freed in 2004 - only to be sent back to jail in 2010 for assaulting another woman. Flick will most likely never be released from prison. After getting out, he relocated to the Lewiston area. The ...

Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker

Iran has vowed to respond to what it calls Britain's "piracy" over the seizure of the tanker and warned of reciprocal measures. On the same day, a British warship prevented three Iranian navy vessels from obstructing the course of a British tanker ...

Cape residents think the army deployed to wrong place Cape residents think the army deployed to wrong place

Ramaphosa told lawmakers the soldiers would support police "to restore law and maintain order in communities that are being terrorised by gangsterism" and tackle "the most extreme incidents of violent crime". "When I first saw the army vans passing b...

Storm Surge and Choppy Waves Flood New Orleans Lakefront Storm Surge and Choppy Waves Flood New Orleans Lakefront

The remnants of the once-mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, yesterday dumped risky amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend. Thousands of people in A...

Angela Merkel ‘Stands in Solidarity’ With Congresswomen After Trump Attack Angela Merkel ‘Stands in Solidarity’ With Congresswomen After Trump Attack

Merkel was speaking at her annual summer news conference when she was pressed by a reporter about whether she "personally" feels any "solidarity" with the four congresswomen "who were attacked". Eager to preserve a beleaguered transatlantic relations...

Stevenage Crash: 17 Hurt After Crash At Street Race In Hertfordshire Stevenage Crash: 17 Hurt After Crash At Street Race In Hertfordshire

Emergency services were called to Monkswood Way in the town following the collision, which occurred at around 9.45pm between the junctions for London Road and Broadhall Way. Mr Sidhu estimated that one of the cars involved in the crash was travelling...

South Africa's Ramaphosa accused of misleading parliament South Africa's Ramaphosa accused of misleading parliament

The courts have overturned several of Mkhwebane's previous rulings and rebuked her for failing to stick to her constitutional mandate. In her report, Mkhwebane said in his documents, Maimane had received sworn confirmation from Bosasa employee Peet...

Donald Trump and the debate over the term 'racist' Donald Trump and the debate over the term 'racist'

Ms Omar is one of the first two Muslim women ever elected to the USA congress, which is an important part of the government. She told reporters at the Capitol that she believes the president is a " fascist " and cast the confrontation as a fight ov...

Public Protector finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament

Releasing the report on her investigation into the donation on Friday, Mkhwebane said the allegations are substantiated that he deliberately misled the National Assembly during a question session in Parliament in November a year ago. President Cyri...

'You had the Nobel Prize?' Trump learns of Yazidi activist Nadia Murad 'You had the Nobel Prize?' Trump learns of Yazidi activist Nadia Murad

Murad who was the first Iraqi and Yazidi to be awarded a Nobel Prize, explained to Trump, how her mother and six brothers were killed and that 3,000 Yazidis remained missing. What followed was a brief pause by the Nobel Peace Prize recipient until sh...

Progress in US-China talks stall, Huawei remains on the table Progress in US-China talks stall, Huawei remains on the table

Trump this week reiterated that he could impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports if he wants, and complained again that China wasn't buying the large volumes of USA agricultural goods that he claims Xi promised to purchase. There are still deep ...

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