Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies

According to a report by environmental news site Mongabay, Tam was named after the Kretam palm oil plantation in Sabah, the spot where he was first captured in 2008 before being moved to the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary in Tabin. "Tam's death undersco... More..

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Kurz toppled after corruption sting on Austrian far right
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Kurz toppled after corruption sting on Austrian far right

In the early election that followed, Kurz fronted a campaign as slick as his trademark gelled-back hair under a slogan of "putting Austrians first". As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem P...More..

Pakistani origin Sajid Javid enters race to replace Theresa May
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Pakistani origin Sajid Javid enters race to replace Theresa May

Announcing he was running on social media, Javid said his primary focus would be Brexit, saying "first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit". Javid, 49, becomes the latest candidate to throw their hat in the ...More..

Last Abortion Provider in Missouri Faces Closure
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Last Abortion Provider in Missouri Faces Closure

Planned Parenthood says state officials have indicated the questioning could lead to criminal proceedings or board review for those physicians, who provide the procedure at Reproductive Health Services of P...More..

European Union parliament demands leaders name lawmaker to run executive
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

European Union parliament demands leaders name lawmaker to run executive

Speaking earlier, parliament's president Antonio Tajani also spoke of the importance of "respecting" parliament's position on the spitzenkandidaten process for appointing the next Commission president. Meanwh...More..

Major parties suffer as far right gains in EU elections
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Major parties suffer as far right gains in EU elections

President Emmanuel Macron's Renaissance platform, built on the ruins of French centre-left and centre-right parties, added to gains for liberals at the European Union level while support for the Greens surge...More..

North Korea says Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant' - KCNA
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

North Korea says Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant' - KCNA

Later, U.S. President Donald Trump downplayed the issue by posting on Twitter that North Korea fired small arms that annoyed some of his men, but not him. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during...More..

Taiwan, US hold rare security meeting
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Taiwan, US hold rare security meeting

China on Monday voiced its firm opposition to official contact between the United States and Taiwan "in any form" and "under any excuse". What Happened: A spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry has...More..

U.K.'s Brexit Party triumph boosts chances of 'no
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

U.K.'s Brexit Party triumph boosts chances of 'no

In Scotland the SNP has been able to take advantage of this political state of flux and this was mirrored in the results of the election in the Western Isles with the SNP Party securing 3,606 votes compared t...More..

One Dead, Several Injured After Tornadoes Plough Through US's Ohio
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

One Dead, Several Injured After Tornadoes Plough Through US's Ohio

At least three tornadoes are believed to have caused severe damage on Monday night in western OH, including one in the city of Celina, north of Cincinnati where one man was killed and seven others were injured,...More..

Rare albino panda spotted in Chinese nature reserve
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Rare albino panda spotted in Chinese nature reserve

While the Wolong animal's sex hasn't yet been determined from the image, the photo does appear to reveal the distinctive reddish eyes of albinism - and of course the luxuriant all-white fur, which presumably ...More..

Authorities: Man dies after shark attack off Maui coast
by | Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Authorities: Man dies after shark attack off Maui coast

The man's family told rescuers he had gone swimming in the area. A witness saw the man, whose name has not been released, in distress in the water. While sharks are a common fear, they only kill about six p...More..

Supreme Court upholds IN provision mandating fetal burial or cremation
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Supreme Court upholds IN provision mandating fetal burial or cremation

Thomas repeatedly referred to a woman seeking an abortion as a "mother" in his opinion, and referred to a fetus as "an aborted child's body". The Supreme Court is leaving in place part of an in law that m...More..

Huawei founder would be ‘first to protest’ if China banned Apple
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Huawei founder would be ‘first to protest’ if China banned Apple

When asked about calls from some in China to retaliate against Apple, Ren said that he would "protest" against any such step if it were to be taken by Beijing. trade tensions as well as the decision to blacklis...More..

Israel just held elections, but it might have a do-over
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Israel just held elections, but it might have a do-over

Pitched into chaos by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a governing coalition after the April polls, the Knesset voted 66 to 44 in favour of a new election, tentatively scheduled for 17 Sept...More..

Iran's Foreign Minister arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Iran's Foreign Minister arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

However, last Sunday, President Donald Trump tweeted, "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran". A previously unknown armed group has claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming ...More..

Trump in Japan: Pomp and tense circumstance
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Trump in Japan: Pomp and tense circumstance

Navy and the Maritime Self-Defense Force. President Donald Trump's comment signaling an announcement on trade in August probably reflected his hope for quick progress in negotiations, Japan's Economy Minist...More..

Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Severe weather hits central IN causing widespread damage; 1 injury reported

The National Weather Service said multiple tornadoes were reported in the Dayton area between 11 p.m. Monday and 1 a.m. Tuesday. A section of roof remains torn from Brookville High School after a tornado ...More..

Japanese Man Consumes 246 Cocaine Packets, Dies on Flight
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Japanese Man Consumes 246 Cocaine Packets, Dies on Flight

The man had boarded a flight in the Colombian capital Bogotá that would go via Mexico City to the Narita airport in his Japanese home country. His death has been ruled a drug overdose, with the official cau...More..

Filling May`s boots: What happens to Brexit after British PM resigns
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Filling May`s boots: What happens to Brexit after British PM resigns

Shortly after Mr Javid's announcement, Kit Malthouse, who as well as serving as housing minister was also a former deputy mayor of London, declared his candidacy. The clear victor of the night was Nigel Farage...More..

Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change

Despite those actions, Trump said Friday that "I don't think Iran wants to fight and I certainly don't think they want to fight with us". The paper says Iran "continues to call for the overthrow of Arab gover...More..

Pakistan downplays India’s decision not to invite Imran Khan for Modi’s swearing
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Pakistan downplays India’s decision not to invite Imran Khan for Modi’s swearing

Reacting to reports that India has not invited Prime Minister Khan to Prime Minister Modi's inauguration, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said a meeting for the sake of dialogue to find a solution to the ...More..

Twister in Oklahoma kills 2, injures a number of - Turkish Information
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Twister in Oklahoma kills 2, injures a number of - Turkish Information

In addition to the mobile home park, a hotel was damaged, Fire Chief Kent Lagaly said. He did not provide additional details about them. Around 29 people were injured. A furniture store's warehouse was also d...More..

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks MS ban
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks MS ban

The law as it stands is unenforceable and was created to challenge the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision. The ban, which offers no exceptions for rape or incest, was signed last week but has not take...More..

China says trade talks with United States must be based on mutual respect
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

China says trade talks with United States must be based on mutual respect

Why would China act against Apple? Rural areas of the United States, home to much of President Trump's political base, are dependent on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei, the company that i...More..

Kanagawa: Man apprehended after 16 persons stabbed in Kawasaki
by | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Kanagawa: Man apprehended after 16 persons stabbed in Kawasaki

Dai Nagase, an official at the Kawasaki city fire department, said 19 people had been injured at the scene, three of whom were not breathing. NHK interviewed a witness who said he saw the suspect trying t...More..

Sasha Obama Goes To Prom!
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Sasha Obama Goes To Prom!

Photos surfaced on Twitter over the weekend showing the 17-year-old all dressed up for her high school prom, posing alongside her dapper date. A woman who claimed to know her date from his hometown in OH al...More..

Everest Climber Dies as Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 18
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Everest Climber Dies as Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 18

The longer a climber has to wait in line, higher is the probability of them running out of oxygen. The climbs bring Rita, 49, closer to his target of 25 ascents of Everest before he retires from high mountain...More..

5-year-old Utah girl Elizabeth Jessica Shelley missing, uncle in custody
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

5-year-old Utah girl Elizabeth Jessica Shelley missing, uncle in custody

Police announced that she might be with Alex Whipple, who was at the family's home Friday night. Whipple hasn't cooperated with the investigation and was booked into jail on a probation violation. They also t...More..

Russia Warns Potential US Military Surge in Mideast to Create New Risks
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Russia Warns Potential US Military Surge in Mideast to Create New Risks

The United States once described Sadr as the most risky man in Iraq, and designated his militia at the time, the Mehdi Army, a bigger threat to its forces than al-Qaeda during an insurgency against USA troops a...More..

Climate change narrative shifting dramatically, says student organiser
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

Climate change narrative shifting dramatically, says student organiser

The protests - called " Fridays for Future " - have been taking place here and in other countries around the world. A student-led climate strike in March spurred some 400 events around the world. "I am stri...More..

European Union election: Results for Thanet - overwhelming vote for The Brexit Party
by | Monday, May 27, 2019

European Union election: Results for Thanet - overwhelming vote for The Brexit Party

Turnout in the South East was 39.36% - up from 35.4% in 2014. Labour came third in Wales. Ahead of the vote, numerous polls predicted that Farage's new political venture would pass its first election test with ...More..

U.S. hiker rescued after two weeks missing in forest
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

U.S. hiker rescued after two weeks missing in forest

Amanda Eller suffered a leg fracture, abrasions on her ankles and a severe sunburn, but Julia Eller told the Maui News that her daughter's spirits were good. "That's a tough woman right there", said rescuer ...More..

US House Does Not Pass Disaster Relief Package
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

US House Does Not Pass Disaster Relief Package

According to congressional rules, if a single member objects to this, the bill is blocked until the rest of the House returns. House leaders had planned to use a parliamentary move to advance it to the presid...More..

Facebook Says It Won't Remove Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Facebook Says It Won't Remove Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi

But Facebook also won't take the step of removing material like the doctored Pelosi clip, preferring instead to let users make their own choice about what to believe. "What if somebody creates a video of Pres...More..