Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Spain’s Pedro Sánchez faces hard 1st vote to form gov’t Spain’s Pedro Sánchez faces hard 1st vote to form gov’t

If he can, he'll have the chance to form a stable government that can support Spain's growth and enact social policies that he sees as necessary for healing the wounds of an economic crash at the start of the decade. Catalan separatist party ERC, m...

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become U.K.'s Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tipped to Become U.K.'s Next Prime Minister

In a tweet this afternoon, the Taoiseach congratulated Mr Johnson and said he "looks forward to an early engagement" on issues such as Brexit and Northern Ireland. The Treasury Select Committee chair told talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer: "It would...

Philippines refloats tourism plans for disputed South China Sea island Philippines refloats tourism plans for disputed South China Sea island

Duterte noted it was a problem that China claims possession of the South China Sea and all the resources there. Esperon also stressed that the country's diplomatic relations with China do not "start and end with the West Philippine Sea".

Europe heatwave: French city of Bordeaux hits record temperature Europe heatwave: French city of Bordeaux hits record temperature

A World Meteorological Group spokeswoman acknowledged the heatwaves bore "the hallmark of local weather swap". "As we saw in June they are becoming more frequent, they're starting earlier and they're becoming more intense", Claire Nullis added.

Rare video shows uncontacted tribe under threat in Brazil

According to data from the government's satellite monitoring agency , in May deforestation hit an all time high, with the rainforest losing nearly the equivalent of two football fields every minute during the month. The Awá tribe have been described...

China says U.S. 'power politics' undermines global stability China says U.S. 'power politics' undermines global stability

The paper titled "China's National Defense in the New Era" - in a reference to a key Xi slogan - said that the US had provoked competition among major countries. This month, the Pentagon said the U.S. State Department had approved sales of weapons re...

Li Peng, Chinese Premier Known As 'Butcher Of Beijing,' Dies At 90 Li Peng, Chinese Premier Known As 'Butcher Of Beijing,' Dies At 90

Former Chinese premier Li Peng - known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown - has died at the age of 90, state media said Tuesday. Former student leaders, including some who live overseas, have called the milit...

Human Chain Stops ICE Agents in Tennessee Human Chain Stops ICE Agents in Tennessee

After several hours, neighbors formed a human chain to protect the father and son as they ran into their house. Neighbors said they had seen an unmarked Ford F-150 truck circling the area for weeks before it turned on its flashing blue and red ...

Georgia woman allegedly drops, kills baby during fight Georgia woman allegedly drops, kills baby during fight

Surveillance footage showed the moment the baby fell from his mother's arms onto the pavement as onlookers jumped in to break up the brawl and pick up the baby from the ground. Harrison didn't take her son to the hospital until the next day and the...

Night of Unrest Pushes Apple To Close Hong Kong Stores Early Night of Unrest Pushes Apple To Close Hong Kong Stores Early

Some of them are villagers, and their occupations range from drivers and hawkers to renovation workers, he said. "Some Americans say they want to help Hong Kong , but really they want to bring chaos to Hong Kong and will not be satisfied until ...

Esper Sworn-In as Trump's Defense Secretary Esper Sworn-In as Trump's Defense Secretary

Esper's confirmation ends a stretch of seven months the Pentagon didn't have a permanent leader. "And the need for a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense is beyond urgent", McConnell said. It's unclear when or whether Hyten's nomination will proce...

Britons call Boris Johnson 'Britain's Trump': US President Britons call Boris Johnson 'Britain's Trump': US President

Trump has often characterized Johnson as a friend, and touted him as a potential prime minister even while Theresa May was in office. I always have. He's a different kind of a guy but they say I'm a different kind of a guy too'. " United Kingston! " ...

Trump sues House panel, NY to protect state tax returns

Obtaining Trump's NY state tax returns would only be a partial political win for Democrats, who are hoping to learn more about the president's finances ahead of the 2020 elections. New York's law "was enacted to retaliate against the President becaus...

Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student

News outlets report deputies patrolling near Harmontown on Saturday found the body of 21-year-old Alexandria "Ally" Kostial , of St. Louis, Missouri . Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. Ally was a valued member of our campus ...

Wray's testimony could be preview for Mueller hearing Wray's testimony could be preview for Mueller hearing

Lee also asked Wray if the Federal Bureau of Investigation has followed up on referrals from former Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley about witnesses in the Kavanaugh hearings who he alleged knowingly made false statements.

Dems holding mock Mueller hearing behind closed doors to prep for testimony

President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Slovak Republic Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini in the Oval Office at the White House on May 03 in Washington, D.C. Asked whether Mueller meant to speak beyond his report, Popkin referred to a M...

Russian LGBT activist murdered after threats Russian LGBT activist murdered after threats

Authorities confirmed that they had found the body of a woman in Russia's second largest city, but did not identify her. "She had recently been the victim of violence and death threats", he wrote , adding that she had filed several complaints with...

Suspects identified in three Northern BC deaths Suspects identified in three Northern BC deaths

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, originally from Port Alberni, B.C., on Vancouver Island, are considered risky, Sgt. Janelle Shoihet told a news conference on Tuesday. The body of a man the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are still try...

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron

Italy's Interior minister Matteo Salvini , whose country is at the forefront of the migrant influx in Europe, did not take part in the meeting, however. Italy received nearly all of the migrants rescued by humanitarian groups at sea until the po...

Donald Trump says he is the 'best thing' for Puerto Rico Donald Trump says he is the 'best thing' for Puerto Rico

This can not be", Martin said in a video on Twitter . "It's pretty much barbaric what he's doing, we're exhausted and we're angry". "I know that apologising is not enough", Rossello said in a video posted on Facebook. You have to resign". Hundre...

UAE Say Not Leaving War-Torn Yemen despite Drawdown UAE Say Not Leaving War-Torn Yemen despite Drawdown

Griffiths said the parties to the conflict "continue to insist that they want a political solution and that a military solution is not available". The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said several Qasef-K2 (Striker-...

Tropical depression forms offshore from South Florida Tropical depression forms offshore from South Florida

South Florida is likely to get drenched Tuesday, all thanks to a newly formed tropical depression near the Bahamas. Tropical Depression Three has formed in the Bahamas . The remnants of the system will merge into the front tomorrow. The area of ...

Singapore seizes pangolin scales, ivory worth over $48m Singapore seizes pangolin scales, ivory worth over $48m

The ivory haul was valued at $12.9 million and is "the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date", it said, and was estimated to have come from 300 African elephants. Paul Thomson, an official with the Pangolin Specialist Group under t...

Convicted Judge Is Dragged Off to County Jail Convicted Judge Is Dragged Off to County Jail

As seen on footage, a supporter apparently rushed the scene, but was stopped by courthouse officials. Discussions have begun about more protests and an economic boycott. Hunter is being housed at the Hamilton County Justice Center's medical facility,...

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday

Nokia's platform is set to become the foundation of BT's 5G mobile transport network which is now achieving yearly traffic growth of over 40%. Huawei has, instead, been preferred for less sensitive and non-core base station technology, in Three UK...

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