Prince William visit to honour Christchurch attack victims

We have all been fortunate to spend time in Christchurch and have felt the warm, open-hearted and generous spirit that is core to its remarkable people. "He passed away on March 15 and he was a really nice man, one of the unidentified girls said". ... More..

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Pivotal vote on 29 March: the Brexit day that wasn't
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Pivotal vote on 29 March: the Brexit day that wasn't

A large crowd of pro-Brexit demonstrators gathered outside parliament as a combination of opposition MPs, the DUP and 28 hardline Brexiteers from her own party defeated Theresa May's deal for a third time. ...More..

Australian PM rules out minor party deal to protect gun laws
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Australian PM rules out minor party deal to protect gun laws

The Al Jazeera investigation revealed secret meetings in which One Nation leaders discussed using foreign political donations to transform Australia's gun laws into something more closely resembling the U...More..

Linda McMahon Resigning From President Trump's Administration
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Linda McMahon Resigning From President Trump's Administration

McMahon, a billionaire and business executive, founded with her husband what is now known as the WWE , World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. McMahon told the CT Mirror a year ago she had "no plans" to run fo...More..

20 years in jail for 'swatting' hoax
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

20 years in jail for 'swatting' hoax

He also made bomb threat and swatting calls from Los Angeles to emergency numbers in Ohio, New Hampshire, Nevada, Massachusetts, Illinois, Utah, Virginia, Texas, Arizona, Missouri, Maine, Pennsylvania, New Mexi...More..

North Korea's Actions 'Inconsistent' with Ending Nuclear Threat
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

North Korea's Actions 'Inconsistent' with Ending Nuclear Threat

Boarding a flight to the U.S. on Thursday, South Korea's Foreign Affairs Minister Kang Kyung-wha is off to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday morning, local time, in Washington . The gen...More..

Woman with 2 wombs gives birth twice in one month
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Woman with 2 wombs gives birth twice in one month

And a woman from Bangladesh had to go through the whole process twice within a span of 26 days. It was then that doctors realized she had second uterus, and was still pregnant with two other babies. The c...More..

Trump says he'll close border if Mexico doesn't stop illegal migration
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Trump says he'll close border if Mexico doesn't stop illegal migration

While overall arrests at the border are still well below highs of the early 2000s, the U.S.is facing a surge of Central American families who ask for asylum and who can not be easily returned, straining the sys...More..

China to Prosecute Former Interpol Chief on Misconduct Charges
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

China to Prosecute Former Interpol Chief on Misconduct Charges

Last year, Interpol, the France-based global police coordination organisation, said Mr Meng had resigned as its president after French authorities said he had been reported missing by his wife after travelling ...More..

U.S. expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

U.S. expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

According to Pompeo , the Mexico City Policy "ensures USA taxpayer dollars aren't used to support foreign nongovernmental organizations that perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family plannin...More..

Spain: North Korea embassy intruder contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation, judge says
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Spain: North Korea embassy intruder contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation, judge says

Though Hong is a USA resident, the Spanish court described him as being a Mexican passport holder in its information release on Tuesday. Hong is alleged to be a member of a group called Free Joseon, previousl...More..

House Dems Demand 'Complete And Unredacted' Mueller Report By April 2
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

House Dems Demand 'Complete And Unredacted' Mueller Report By April 2

Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican Senate Judiciary Committee chairman and a Trump ally, told reporters he would ask Attorney General William Barr to appoint a special counsel to probe whether USA law enf...More..

Indonesia investigators to help probe Ethiopian Airlines crash
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Indonesia investigators to help probe Ethiopian Airlines crash

Boeing did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the lawsuit. Wednesday's complaint was filed by Musoni's three minor children, who are Dutch citizens residing in Belgium. It alleges that Boein...More..

May's offer to quit fails to break Britain's Brexit stalemate
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

May's offer to quit fails to break Britain's Brexit stalemate

The first DUP-backed motion was asking for the result of the European Union referendum in 2016 to be respected and the other was the Malthouse Compromise, which proposed to reopen the withdrawal agreement wit...More..

Hospital hit in air strike as Yemenis mark four years of war
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Hospital hit in air strike as Yemenis mark four years of war

In a press conference held in Riyadh , Gamba said that the Iranian-backed Houthis had committed great violations against Yemeni children, while the Arab coalition fighting to support the legitimate governmen...More..

New Zealand remembers victims of mosque terror attacks
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

New Zealand remembers victims of mosque terror attacks

It was the third major memorial held in the city since the attacks and a more formal occasion, with dozens of dignitaries from other countries attending, including Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison . "I...More..

US Not Planning to Ease DPRK Sanctions Until Full Denuclearisation - State Dept.
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

US Not Planning to Ease DPRK Sanctions Until Full Denuclearisation - State Dept.

Biegun's visit to the Chinese capital overlaps with the arrival of a high-ranking North Korean, who was greeted by Chinese government officials and Pyongyang's envoy to Beijing on Tuesday, reported South Korea'...More..

OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

On Tuesday, Purdue said the Oklahoma settlement "resolved all of the state's claims" against the drug company, adding that it had hired restructuring experts and was mulling whether to file for bankruptcy. "W...More..

House unable to override Trump veto on border
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

House unable to override Trump veto on border

The Republican-led senate is also unlikely to come up with two-third majority, 66 votes, needed to override the veto when it takes it up for a vote. Most Republicans, despite concerns about the separate power...More..

No White Nationalism Allowed
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

No White Nationalism Allowed

The company says that it has long had a ban on extremist groups including white supremacists but had not applied the same approach to groups espousing white nationalism or white separatism . This is yet anot...More..

Israel official reveals plan to change Golan Heights' demographic balance
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Israel official reveals plan to change Golan Heights' demographic balance

The Trump administration is preparing to update all USA government maps to include the Golan Heights as part of Israel , after the president formally recognized Israeli sovereignty over the territory. Trum...More..

17 die as high-rise office building catches fire
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

17 die as high-rise office building catches fire

Bacchu Miah, the in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost, said a critically injured people died at hospital. About 20 others were taken here to our hospital as injured. Heavy smoke deterred...More..

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by feds
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by feds

Now, the department has accused Facebook of "encouraging, enabling and causing housing discrimination" with its advertising platform. "Using a computer to limit a person's housing choices can be just as dis...More..

New book details Barbara Bush's dislike of Trump, estrangement from GOP
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

New book details Barbara Bush's dislike of Trump, estrangement from GOP

First lady Melania Trump arrives at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush , in Houston , on April 21, 2018. Her strength and toughness really embodied the ...More..

Local family calls proposed education cuts 'disheartening'
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Local family calls proposed education cuts 'disheartening'

DeVos echoed that in her Tuesday testimony, saying, "We are not doing our children any favors when we borrow from their future in order to invest in systems and policies that are not yielding better results". F...More..

EU Parliament votes to end seasonal clock changes
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

EU Parliament votes to end seasonal clock changes

Clocks in European Union member states were first unified in 1980; since then, member states have changed to summer time on the last Sunday of March and back to standard time on the last Sunday in October. The ...More..

German owners of Krispy Kreme ‘ashamed’ of family’s buried Nazi past
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

German owners of Krispy Kreme ‘ashamed’ of family’s buried Nazi past

Both of the ancestors are now dead - Reimann senior died in 1954, and the son passed away in 1984. Its shocked response so far has been a €10 million ($11.3 million) donation to a charity that has yet to be det...More..

Algerian Army calls for removal of president
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Algerian Army calls for removal of president

The declaration by Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah, in a speech carried on state television, was the latest sign that Bouteflika's core allies were increasingly seeing his departure as the way to solve Algeria's bigges...More..

Mueller report: Barr won't commit to sharing full findings, Democrat says
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mueller report: Barr won't commit to sharing full findings, Democrat says

If all of that was delivered to Congress, the House Judiciary Committee might need to invest in a larger office space. "Obviously there was overwhelming evidence the Russians were interfering in the electio...More..

Ship hijacked by migrants off Libya escorted to Malta
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Ship hijacked by migrants off Libya escorted to Malta

The German charity Sea-Eye, whose ship Alan Kurdi was in the rescue zone off Libya and which overheard radio messages between a European military aircraft and the tanker, said the ship picked up 108 migrants ...More..

Pope Francis waves away hand-kissing faithful
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Pope Francis waves away hand-kissing faithful

Pope Francis moved his hand away many times as faithful went to kiss his ring. Papal biographer Austen Ivereigh, a supporter of Francis, tweeted: 'He's making sure that they engage with him, not treat him l...More..

Jayme Closs kidnapper Jake Patterson pleads guilty to killing her parents
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Jayme Closs kidnapper Jake Patterson pleads guilty to killing her parents

In a letter sent earlier this month to a Minneapolis TV station, he said he didn't want the Closs family "to worry about a trial". His attorneys and prosecutors have not commented ahead of Wednesday's arrai...More..

Seattle police report multiple victims in shooting
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Seattle police report multiple victims in shooting

None of his 12 passengers was injured. He later walked into the street and fired on a Metro bus and a Prius auto. The bus driver, identified by the Seattle Times newspaper and other media as Eric Stark, 53,...More..

Australia Could Jail Big Tech Executives Who Fail to Remove Extremist Content
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Australia Could Jail Big Tech Executives Who Fail to Remove Extremist Content

Such acts mentioned in the complaint are punishable in France by up to three years in prison and a 75,000 euro ($85,000) fine. A video of the terror attack, in which a lone gunman opened fire at two mosques d...More..

Pompeo Cautions Russia Over Reports Of Military Mission In Venezuela
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Pompeo Cautions Russia Over Reports Of Military Mission In Venezuela

Two Russian aircraft carrying military officials arrived in Venezuela over the weekend as part of the ongoing military cooperation between the two countries, Russian media has reported. In a phone call with...More..