Labour split over anti-Semitism controversy after Panorama report

That former officials tasked with presiding over internal inquiries felt it necessary to break non-disclosure agreements to express their misgivings speaks volumes about the scale of the scandal - and why Mr Corbyn needs to take action now to help re... More..

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Does Jeffrey Epstein Herald a New Era of Accountability for the Wealthy?
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Does Jeffrey Epstein Herald a New Era of Accountability for the Wealthy?

Epstein's attorneys alleged in court that the deal, which covered the same time period as the NY charges, was made in consultation with senior Justice Department officials - and was therefore understood by Ep...More..

Man Kills 17-Year-Old Boy for Listening to Rap Music
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Man Kills 17-Year-Old Boy for Listening to Rap Music

When emergency responders arrived, a witness was trying to stop the bleeding from his neck. If my music makes you feel unsafe, then walk the fuck away. "They released him to the streets with no medication, no...More..

Tommy Robinson jailed for 9 months for contempt of court
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for 9 months for contempt of court

The ex-English Defence League leader was found guilty last week of interfering with the trial of a sexual grooming gang at Leeds Crown Court in May 2018. He had argued in his defence that he did not believe h...More..

Oil tanker seized off Gibraltar not destined for Syria, says Iran
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Oil tanker seized off Gibraltar not destined for Syria, says Iran

Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said today in a speech broadcast live on state television. Hard-line...More..

Surface Rupture from Ridgecrest Earthquake Spotted from Space
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Surface Rupture from Ridgecrest Earthquake Spotted from Space

The Nye County Sheriff's Office says a man whose body was found pinned underneath a vehicle Tuesday may have lost his life in the temblor that struck on July 4, reports CBS Las Vegas affiliate KLAS-TV. However,...More..

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor

The Mexican peso fell over 2% on the news and the benchmark stock index slid nearly 1.5%. Urzua's departure doesn't seem to put the recent USMCA trade deal at risk, but does highlight concerns about policy de...More..

Gunmen massacre 18 in Papua New Guinea
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Gunmen massacre 18 in Papua New Guinea

Grisly photos depicting the aftermath of an ambush killing in the village of Karida in the highland province were shared on Facebook . He said some of them had been chopped into pieces and their body parts wer...More..

'I am crying': Restaurant's hilarious Moana birthday cake fail
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

'I am crying': Restaurant's hilarious Moana birthday cake fail

USA woman Kensli Taylor Davis wrote on Facebook that her mother had knew about her fondness of the Disney movie Moana and made a decision to surprise her with a special birthday cake with pictures of it...More..

Ross Perot, Billionaire and Former Presidential Candidate, Dead at 89
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Ross Perot, Billionaire and Former Presidential Candidate, Dead at 89

But the wealthy businessman had humble roots. He was born in 1930 to a cotton broker father in Texarkana, excelling at everything he set his mind to - from paper boy to the Boy Scouts to becoming class presid...More..

United Kingdom ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

United Kingdom ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat

President Donald Trump . The main opposition Labour Party said Darroch had been bullied out by Trump and because of Johnson's "pathetic lickspittle response". The resignation has infuriated London's dip...More..

US, Egypt warn Turkey over drilling off Cyprus
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

US, Egypt warn Turkey over drilling off Cyprus

Earlier this month, Cyprus said it has launched legal proceedings against three firms that it accuses of supporting illegal Turkish oil and gas exploration in its waters. A well-informed EU source also reveal...More..

Judge blocks government lawyers from quitting census fight
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Judge blocks government lawyers from quitting census fight

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing the team of lawyers representing the Trump administration in the contentious legal battle over its decision to add a question on USA cit...More..

Rouhani says Britain to face 'consequences' for seizing Iranian tanker
by | Thursday, July 11, 2019

Rouhani says Britain to face 'consequences' for seizing Iranian tanker

Iran has demanded the immediate release of the oil tanker, while an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation. The Gibraltar authorities did not disclos...More..

Flood Warning Extended To 3 PM In Most Of Frederick County
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Flood Warning Extended To 3 PM In Most Of Frederick County

One video taken captured a rush of water breaking down from the surface and penetrating the concrete ceiling at the Virginia Square metro station in Arlington, Virginia. Over yonder in Maryland's Frederick Co...More..

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

The deal promised to lift sanctions in return for curbing Iran's atomic program. "While immensely popular to begin with, the nuclear deal has now lost some of its appeal among supporters in Iran". While Iran ...More..

Boeing poised to lose its place as world's largest planemaker
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Boeing poised to lose its place as world's largest planemaker

American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 USA carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to f...More..

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month

Mrs Merkel, 64, was handed a glass of water but rejected it, and appeared fine when she arrived in parliament half an hour later. Merkel's body shook visibly as she stood at a military honors ceremony alongside...More..

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Drug Price Television-Ad Rule
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Drug Price Television-Ad Rule

Judge Amit Mehta sided with the pharmaceutical companies and stated, "HHS can not do more than what Congress has authorized". "But no matter how vexing the problem of spiraling drug costs may be, HHS can not ...More..

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

The statement from Mr Corbyn signals that Labour will campaign for Remain should the next Tory leader, Jeremy Hunt or Boris Johnson, hold a second referendum before taking Britain out of the EU. Phil Wilson, ...More..

Trump's NY tax returns now available to Congress under new law
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Trump's NY tax returns now available to Congress under new law

The House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee or the Joint Committee on Taxation could file a request with NY state if efforts to gain access to federal tax filings through the Treasury...More..

Barr: Mueller's Hill testimony will be 'public spectacle'
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Barr: Mueller's Hill testimony will be 'public spectacle'

House Judiciary Committee will consider authorizing subpoenas this week to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner , as part of an intensifying ...More..

US, Chinese trade envoys in 1st contact after Trump-Xi truce
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

US, Chinese trade envoys in 1st contact after Trump-Xi truce

However, a USTR spokesman said on Monday, the 8th of July 2019 that the trade talks were expected to resume with a phone call between Chinese Vice Premiere Liu He , US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer an...More..

France's eco-tax on flights criticised by airlines and activists
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

France's eco-tax on flights criticised by airlines and activists

The new tax may cost Australians up to $29 extra on their plane ticket. France also hopes to push for an end to global tax exemptions on jet fuel to reduce Carbon dioxide emissions. "The sector is under con...More..

ICE and Federal Bureau of Investigation used facial recognition to search driver's license databases
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

ICE and Federal Bureau of Investigation used facial recognition to search driver's license databases

The same GAO report says that FBI has carried out over 390,000 searches since 2011 in both federal and state databases that collectively hold over 641 million face photos. The FBI has the ability to use your ...More..

Hunt responds to Trump over leaked memo outrage
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hunt responds to Trump over leaked memo outrage

The US President's digital tirade against the British prime minister came hours after Downing Street reiterated the UK's ambassador to the US Kim Darroch has May's "full support" following the leak of diplom...More..

USA billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

USA billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race

Constitution, he's taken money from foreign governments, and threatened to shut down news organizations that report the truth", Steyer says in the ad. - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is joining the race for...More..

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia

Yemen's conflict began with the 2014 takeover over of northern and central Yemen by the Houthi rebels, driving out the internationally-recognised government from the capital, Sanaa. In March 2018, rights group ...More..

Ross Perot, billionaire and ex-presidential candidate, dies at 89
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ross Perot, billionaire and ex-presidential candidate, dies at 89

Election experts and scholarly research, however, has challenged that theory: The New York Times found Perot's effect on the outcome of the election "appears to have been minimal", and The Washington Post r...More..

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking

The indictment from U.S. District Court in the Southern District of NY accuse the 66-year-old of sexually exploiting and abusing dozens of minor girls at his homes in Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida , among ...More..

McConnell equates his ancestors’ slave ownership to Obama’s
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

McConnell equates his ancestors’ slave ownership to Obama’s

And several outside groups have been working to oppose McConnell or entice McGrath to run, including Ditch Mitch, a political action committee dedicated to unseating McConnell, as well as the liberal political ...More..

Death of toddler on cruise ship a 'preventable tragedy' family's attorney says
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Death of toddler on cruise ship a 'preventable tragedy' family's attorney says

Attorney Michael Winkleman spoke with reporters on behalf of the heartbroken family, Tuesday, to explain what happened Sunday night. Puerto Rico Port Authority spokesman Jose Carmona said officials are inv...More..

Headbanging cockatoo Snowball just wants to have fun
by | Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Headbanging cockatoo Snowball just wants to have fun

While Snowball had danced to these songs before, it was only ever with his owner who - according to the paper - doesn't have the same range of moves. Whilespontaneously moving to music is common across humans...More..

USA hails talks with Taliban, denies troop withdrawal window
by | Tuesday, July 09, 2019

USA hails talks with Taliban, denies troop withdrawal window

The veteran US diplomat has also been touring the region in an attempt to gain support for the peace process in Afghanistan . Sunday's attack comes amid peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan gover...More..

UK's Labour wants second Brexit referendum
by | Tuesday, July 09, 2019

UK's Labour wants second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn today said Labour would campaign to remain in the European Union if there was a second referendum on the current Brexit deal or no deal. A Conservative spokesman said: "Labour promised to res...More..