Anti-Brexit stance is a risk for Tom

Mr Corbyn stopped short of saying Labour would campaign to stay in the European Union , telling the shadow cabinet yesterday that the party remained "committed to respecting the result of the referendum". This would further alienate many who backe... More..

by | Published 27 days ago
Chinese President visits North Korea for first time in 14 years
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Chinese President visits North Korea for first time in 14 years

The two have met in China four times, but Mr Xi has not travelled to the North since he became President in 2012, making this a significant visit. He left the Chinese capital Thursday morning with his wife ...More..

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi dies during show trial
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi dies during show trial

The 67-year-old collapsed during a court session Monday. State TV said Morsi died before he could be taken to hospital. 'He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted...More..

Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over incident
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over incident

Thomas Horne, a lawyer representing the couple, said the officers committed battery, unlawful imprisonment, false arrest, infliction of emotional distress and violation of the family's civil rights. The footag...More..

Acute water shortages hit parts of India amid searing heat wave
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Acute water shortages hit parts of India amid searing heat wave

More than 600 million people are facing "acute" water shortages , and 21 Indian cities, including Chennai , are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020. However, the government has rejected a direct link b...More..

Iranian military claims to have shot down United States spy drone
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Iranian military claims to have shot down United States spy drone

However the USA denied having a drone in Iran's airspace. Iran's Revolutionary Guard confirmed the shooting and said it occurred when the drone entered into its airspace in southern Iran's Hormozgan provinc...More..

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Has a Message for Democrats After 'Boy Bye' Tweet
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Has a Message for Democrats After 'Boy Bye' Tweet

Ocasio-Cortez is hardly the first to describe USA immigrant detention facilities and concentration camps, which-as several commentators pointed out in response to Cheney-are not the same as death camps. "Fo...More..

Hong Kong Leader Offers Apology to Protesters
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Hong Kong Leader Offers Apology to Protesters

A day later, about two million people spilled on to the streets, many demanding that she step down. 'I will not proceed with this legislative exercise if these fears and anxieties could not be adequately ...More..

‘Little time left’ to ease tension as Iran defies U.S. and EU
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

‘Little time left’ to ease tension as Iran defies U.S. and EU

Officials from the three European Union states, which support the deal, will also meet with China and Russian Federation to discuss the situation. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday said they wo...More..

Mohammed Morsi: UN Calls For Probe Of Ex-Egyptian President's Death
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Mohammed Morsi: UN Calls For Probe Of Ex-Egyptian President's Death

The former leader was instead laid to rest in eastern Cairo early on Tuesday morning, reportedly under tight security. Worshippers packed into squares and mosques in Ankara and Diyabakir to offer prayers ...More..

US Sex Cult Leader Who Starved, Branded Women With His Initials Convicted
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

US Sex Cult Leader Who Starved, Branded Women With His Initials Convicted

The charges included racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, forced labor conspiracy, sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and attempted sex trafficking. Court heard how Raniere s...More..

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt
by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt

Iraqis inspect the damage at a drilling facility that was hit by a Katyusha rocket in the Burjesiya area, a key oil-producing region hosting various Iraqi and foreign companies including USA giant Exxon Mobil, ...More..

U.S. House panel to question former Trump aide Hope Hicks
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

U.S. House panel to question former Trump aide Hope Hicks

Nadler said a transcript of Hicks' Wednesday testimony will be made public. "The Democrats can try to re-litigate the Mueller investigation", Rep. Her coverage areas include House Democrats' oversight of th...More..

Three Indian varsities among top 200 globally
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Three Indian varsities among top 200 globally

Tel Aviv University broke into the world's top 20 institutions of higher learning in the Citations per Faculty indicator, which measures the impact of the research produced. The new index also reported that the...More..

Trump doesn’t apologize for his Central Park Five ads
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Trump doesn’t apologize for his Central Park Five ads

In 2002, after the boys had spent years in prison, a serial rapist named Matias Reyes confessed to the attack. He then made a comment reminiscent of a statement he made in August 2017 following the deadly whi...More..

Watch this insanely huge hairy spider gobble down possum
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Watch this insanely huge hairy spider gobble down possum

Its namesake comes from the way it hunts and kills its prey instead of using a web like other spider species. Still, it's not a common thing for us to witness, and rarer even to capture on camera, like Justi...More..

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week

Neighboring China is North Korea's lone major ally and the visit comes amid a protracted dispute over the North's denuclearization with the United States. An official from the presidential office elaborated T...More..

Decision day: Fate of Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion to be decided
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Decision day: Fate of Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion to be decided

Construction on the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is planned to start this year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a news conference. Other Indigenous leaders have made similar statements sinc...More..

Buttigieg: It's 'Almost Certain' America Has Had a Gay President
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Buttigieg: It's 'Almost Certain' America Has Had a Gay President

The South Bend, Indiana, mayor explained in an interview with "Axios on HBO" that opponents can not use his age, political views, or sexual choices against him because the categories that define him - young, ...More..

Extreme turbulence leaves 10 injured, throws flight attendant into ceiling
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Extreme turbulence leaves 10 injured, throws flight attendant into ceiling

Ms Basha told Swedish news site 20 Minuten some people were scalded by hot water. A massive jolt was responsible for lifting the cart off the plane floor and into the ceiling before the contents feel back dow...More..

Four suspects to face murder charges for downing of MH17 - relatives
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Four suspects to face murder charges for downing of MH17 - relatives

Worldwide investigators are holding a press briefing in Amsterdam to present their latest findings on the MH17 case. The investigation team was formed by Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukra...More..

Bihar AES deaths: Locals protest at SKMCH hospital during Nitish Kumar’s visit
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Bihar AES deaths: Locals protest at SKMCH hospital during Nitish Kumar’s visit

Bhubaneswar: Amid the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar which claimed 109 lives so far, Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das has directed officials to ascertain toxic content in l...More..

by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

There Were People 'On Both Sides' Of Central Park 5 Case

Though they all confessed after long police interrogations, they each later recanted their statements, saying they had been exhausted and coerced by police officers. "I am also in favor bringing back police for...More..

At least six dead, 75 hurt in China quake
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

At least six dead, 75 hurt in China quake

As many as 11 people were killed and around 122 injured when a major natural disaster rocked China on Monday morning. Mud and rock slipped from the side of a hill, blocking a road and wrapping around a truc...More..

33000 pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest U.S. drug busts
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

33000 pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest U.S. drug busts

A few members who were on the ship were charged according to statements from the U.S. Attorney's office. An affidavit alleged that crew members helped load the cocaine onto the MSC Gayane while it was at sea ...More..

United Nations humanitarian chief deplores deadly bombings in Nigeria
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

United Nations humanitarian chief deplores deadly bombings in Nigeria

Triple suicide bombing by Boko Haram killed 30 people in Konduga. "The UN and its partners deplore these abhorrent acts of violence and call for those responsible for these attacks to be swiftly brought to ju...More..

Scientists Take A Peek Behind Those Sad Puppy Dog Eyes
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Scientists Take A Peek Behind Those Sad Puppy Dog Eyes

Clive Wynne of the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University said: "Kudos to the researchers for thinking of a cool way to investigate an important aspect of dogs' success" with humans. Dog owner...More..

Authorities Seize More Than 16 Tons of Cocaine at Philadelphia Shipping Yard
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Authorities Seize More Than 16 Tons of Cocaine at Philadelphia Shipping Yard

Attorney's Office, Customs and Border Protection and Philadelphia Police did not immediately return requests for comment Tuesday. The US Attorney office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced on Tw...More..

Trump says Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Trump says Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

The decision to stand down, which Trump had said owed to Shanahan's desire to spend more time with his family, promises to prolong what has already been the longest period without a confirmed secretary of defen...More..

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic
by | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

On April 11 he had scotch from the minibar. It still has not been determined if the deaths are related . She died within a couple of hours. Allen had complained about hot at a pool and left to take a showe...More..

Tsunami Warning Issued In Japan After 6.8 natural disaster
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tsunami Warning Issued In Japan After 6.8 natural disaster

While shallow quakes tend to cause more damage on the Earth's surface, the agency said the expected "fluctuation" of waves was unlikely to cause damage. Japan is one of the most earthquake- and tsunami-prone ar...More..

Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson for Tory leadership
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson for Tory leadership

Round one results were as follows: Boris Johnson 114 Jeremy Hunt 43, Michael Gove 37, Dominic Raab 27, Sajid Javid 23, Rory Stewart 19 (Matthew Hancock 20 - withdrew). While he has vowed to respect the Oc...More..

India's Population to Overtake China's by 2027
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

India's Population to Overtake China's by 2027

According to the " World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights" report, migration is also a major component of population growth or loss in some countries. The impact of low fertility on population size is rei...More..

United States businesses oppose tariff hikes, stress China's irreplaceable role in supply chain
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

United States businesses oppose tariff hikes, stress China's irreplaceable role in supply chain

New Balance will join a chorus of opposition to a proposed new round of tariffs on Chinese goods at hearings this week. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is sure to hear more complaints when he g...More..

Boeing Said Open to Changing Name of Grounded 737 Max Jet
by | Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Boeing Said Open to Changing Name of Grounded 737 Max Jet

Despite acknowledging such risks exist, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined not to ground the fleet. But this year Boeing is still grappling with the grounding of its top-selling 737 MAX ...More..