USA state Georgia passes bill banning first-heartbeat abortion

Even Georgia Right to Life aimed daggers at the bill because it made exceptions for rape, incest, and the life of the mother. "If the governor signs this bill into law we will see him in court", said Sean J. This draconian anti-choice law would d... More..

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One of Russia’s richest women dies in plane crash in Germany
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

One of Russia’s richest women dies in plane crash in Germany

The plane was coming in from Cannes, France , with two passengers and a pilot aboard, according to Frankfurter Rundschau . The three police officers in the vehicle suffered serious injuries, authorities sai...More..

New Japanese imperial era Reiwa takes name from ancient poetry
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

New Japanese imperial era Reiwa takes name from ancient poetry

It may appear trivial to outsiders, but the announcement of a new era name is a massive event in Japan that will be marked with special newspaper editions, calligraphy shows and public festivities. Prime Mini...More..

Boeing issues fixes for its 737 Max planes
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Boeing issues fixes for its 737 Max planes

Boeing is also rolling out new training for 737 Max pilots, consisting of a brief computer-based training course that walks pilots through features of the automation software, as well as additions to pilot ma...More..

Facebook’s Zuckerberg wants ‘more active’ gov’t role regulating internet
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg wants ‘more active’ gov’t role regulating internet

In a statement that was also published as an op-ed in the Washington Post , Mr Zuckerberg said the company is seeking regulations that would set baselines for prohibited content and require companies to build ...More..

Qatar emir quits Arab summit early: state media
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Qatar emir quits Arab summit early: state media

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said, "There is no solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without the liberation of all the occupied Arab lands", according to Associated Press, as quoted by the Heb...More..

Erdogan’s ruling party ahead in Turkey’s municipal elections
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Erdogan’s ruling party ahead in Turkey’s municipal elections

Erdogan acknowledged that the AKP may have lost city hall to the CHP challenger, although he said his party remained the largest in the city. Yildirim declared his victory in his Istanbul headquarters late Su...More..

Samantha Josephson: Missing college student confirmed dead in SC
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Samantha Josephson: Missing college student confirmed dead in SC

It said in part, "This is just beyond my comprehension capabilities". Police say a college student from New Jersey who disappeared after a night out with friends was murdered. The auto had automatic child saf...More..

Algerian army repeats call to declare president unfit for office
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Algerian army repeats call to declare president unfit for office

He said trying to undermine the military, a revered institution in Algeria whose support has always been seen as vital to keeping Bouteflika and the ruling elite in power, was a "red line" that should not b...More..

United States politician details uncomfortable kiss encounter with Joe Biden
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

United States politician details uncomfortable kiss encounter with Joe Biden

In her piece in the Cut , Flores said Biden approached her from behind during the 2014 incident , placed his hands on her shoulders, moved closer to her and planted a "big slow kiss" on the back of her head. ...More..

Slovakia: Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova wins election
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Slovakia: Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova wins election

Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won the presidential elections in Slovakia to become the country's first female head of state. Caputova won the first round two week ago with 40.6 percent o...More..

Iran urges Palestinians to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Iran urges Palestinians to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves

In his opening speech during the ministerial session ahead of the Arab League Summit due to convene on Sunday in Tunisia, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Khmeiry appeared to be referring to a still-unanno...More..

'Daddy won': 'SNL' imagines Trump's reaction to Mueller's report
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

'Daddy won': 'SNL' imagines Trump's reaction to Mueller's report

Last week, Robert Mueller confidentially delivered his final report to the Attorney General following a almost two-year investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Both newsrooms were award...More..

Brexit vote: What happens NOW? Theresa May HUMILIATED
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Brexit vote: What happens NOW? Theresa May HUMILIATED

An "alternative way forward" would have to be found, May said, threatening hard-Brexit MPs that anything other than her agreement reached with the EU was "almost certain" to involve British participation in the...More..

Pope warns Catholics off converting others
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Pope warns Catholics off converting others

Buildings have been repainted, streets decorated and lawns manicured for the pope's two-day visit. Morocco's King Mohammed VI is calling for more religious dialogue between Muslims and Christians and says e...More..

Police kick in door to get sick boy to hospital
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Police kick in door to get sick boy to hospital

State Representative Kelly Townsend says she's troubled by video that shows Chandler police officers with guns drawn, forcing their way into a family's home. A doctor who treated him encouraged Beck to take...More..

Canyon Reopens Day After Man Dies in Fall From Edge
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Canyon Reopens Day After Man Dies in Fall From Edge

Arizona Central, citing Grand Canyon West spokesman David Leibowitz, reports that the man, 50, was part of a tour group from Hong Kong that was taking photos next to the Skywalk attraction. Grand Canyon West is...More..

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Largely pro-government media coverage has also put opposition parties at a campaigning disadvantage. A main battleground appears to be the capital, Ankara . Since 2016, Erdogan's government has replaced elec...More..

Brazil says Russian troops should leave Venezuela if propping up Maduro
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Brazil says Russian troops should leave Venezuela if propping up Maduro

With the Lima Group of countries recognising Guaido as the legitimate leader of Venezuela , Brazil is now focussing on getting his representatives recognised in worldwide organizations instead of Maduro's, Ara...More..

Nine Afghan police personnel dead in insider attack
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Nine Afghan police personnel dead in insider attack

The spokesman of the local governor told RFE/RL that the fighting continued in the Arghan Khaw district. In another area of Ghazni city, Taliban had ambushed checkpoints killing nine Afghan police on Friday a...More..

UK's May under pressure to rule out long Brexit delay
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

UK's May under pressure to rule out long Brexit delay

However, Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan told The Observer: "If we have a general election before Brexit is resolved, it will only make things worse". The options that have so far gathered most support ...More..

Rappler CEO and Duterte critic arrested over foreign ownership charges
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Rappler CEO and Duterte critic arrested over foreign ownership charges

CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa after she arrived at Manila's global airport and she later posted bail at a regional trial court. Rappler said the charges stem from a complaint by the National ...More..

She thought it was her Uber ride and now she's dead
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

She thought it was her Uber ride and now she's dead

In a letter from Harris Pastides, the president of the university, he sent his condolences to the family of Samantha, and encouraged students and others to stay safe and "travel in groups". Rowland was stoppe...More..

South Korea: North Korea repairing nuclear missile test launch facility
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

South Korea: North Korea repairing nuclear missile test launch facility

The level of support for South Korean President Moon Jae-in dropped to a record low lowest since he was elected, a poll revealed on Friday. Their face-to-face will take place a little more than a month afte...More..

United Nations investigator urges Saudi Arabia to open up Khashoggi murder trial
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

United Nations investigator urges Saudi Arabia to open up Khashoggi murder trial

Perry said that since 2017, there had been 65 applications from companies seeking to share information under Part 810 of the legislation authorizing the licenses. Flynn served as an adviser to IP3, according to...More..

UK MPs may block May's early election plan
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

UK MPs may block May's early election plan

Will European leaders accept a longer delay to Brexit? Earlier this month, European Union leaders gave the PM until 12 April to come up with a Brexit solution; if her deal had made it through Parliament on F...More..

OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify'
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify'

The attorney general also said the drug companies mobilized an army of sales representatives, or "detailers", to aggressively promote their messaging and to "target susceptible doctors, flood publications with ...More..

New documents increase pressure on Trudeau
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

New documents increase pressure on Trudeau

On Friday, the committee released this audio, which can be heard here . Wilson-Raybould has said she believes she was moved out of the prestigious justice portfolio to Veterans Affairs in a mid-January shuff...More..

#Brexit - #DUP leader says abstaining on May's deal 'never an option'
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

#Brexit - #DUP leader says abstaining on May's deal 'never an option'

The DUP believes binding Northern Ireland to single market rules would create a regulatory border between the region and the rest of the United Kingdom - a move, it contends, that would undermine the constitu...More..

2 killed as thousands gather at Gaza-Israel border
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

2 killed as thousands gather at Gaza-Israel border

Gaza's Health Ministry said Saturday ten people have sustained injuries from live fire coming from Israeli troops, who also fired tear gas as dozens of protesters approached the fence. Analysts highlight despe...More..

Gaza to mark anniversary of Great March of Return protests
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Gaza to mark anniversary of Great March of Return protests

The statement says 195 Palestinians, including some 40 children, have been killed at the hands of Israeli forces during the past year. " The snipers, as one commissioner put it, "shot at unarmed protesters, chi...More..

Fire in Bangladesh high-rise fully controlled after 19 died
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Fire in Bangladesh high-rise fully controlled after 19 died

Following Thursday's fire, in the upmarket Banani commercial district, authorities have ordered a probe into claims that the building lacked fire equipment, its fire exits were inadequate and it had been illega...More..

Governors Bryan, Rosselló Meet in Puerto Rico
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Governors Bryan, Rosselló Meet in Puerto Rico

Legislation introduced Thursday could make Puerto Rico the 51st US state. Soto described as "abysmal" the US support for the recovery of Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September...More..

Theresa May considers fourth bid to pass withdrawal deal
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Theresa May considers fourth bid to pass withdrawal deal

May's government stripped out all of the "political agreement" aspect of her draft deal to bring it to a vote on Friday because she has been forbidden by the legislature from bringing the exact same deal back f...More..

Brunei to punish homosexuality and adultery with STONING
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Brunei to punish homosexuality and adultery with STONING

Amnesty International Wednesday urged Brunei to "immediately halt" implementing the "vicious" punishments. Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch warned that implementation of the law "will quickly drive the c...More..