Ardern backs Pacific islands on climate

Bainimarama accused Morrison of heavy-handed tactics after the Pacific Island Forum wrapped up in Tuvalu Thursday with pro-coal Canberra sharply at odds with island nations facing the existential threat of climate change. ME - which is owned by Aus... More..

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Most people don't want a no-deal Brexit, poll reveals
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Most people don't want a no-deal Brexit, poll reveals

It followed remarks by former finance minister Philip Hammond that parliament will block a no-deal Brexit if unelected people behind Johnson try to wrench Britain out on October 31 without agreement. What we ...More..

Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Israel tried to silence me with demands for trip
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Israel tried to silence me with demands for trip

On Friday Tlaib ramped up the heat, rejecting the Jewish state's compromise offer to allow her into the West Bank on a "humanitarian" visit to see her grandmother. U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has sai...More..

Trump threatens to pull U.S. from WTO if we have to
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Trump threatens to pull U.S. from WTO if we have to

While Trump has previously targeted India- describing it as " tariff king " for imposing high duties on United States goods-this is the first time he has named India and China together in the WTO context. When ...More..

Rajnath Singh hints at nuclear war amid hightened tensions with Pakistan
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Rajnath Singh hints at nuclear war amid hightened tensions with Pakistan

Pakistan has been criticised for loose talk on nuclear weapons. Over the next decade or so, it managed to convince an initially doubtful world, that the latest official nuclear power was not "mad, bad an...More..

NZ police hunt man who killed Aust surfer
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

NZ police hunt man who killed Aust surfer

They're still at that great age where that reckless temperance of youth hasn't come into line with the responsibilities of adulthood and it never will for Sean now, ' Emmeline said . "He was a lovable, knockab...More..

Earnhardt 'safe' after plane crash in Tennessee
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Earnhardt 'safe' after plane crash in Tennessee

Both pilots, who were described as professionally trained and who serve as Earnhardt's regular pilots, have already spoken with investigators. The FAA and NTSB have already said they're investigating the crash,...More..

Will release of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar end Gulf crisis?
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Will release of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar end Gulf crisis?

Gibraltar government has released the Iranian supertanker Grace 1 , despite the US' attempt to block the release of the vessel. But the developments Thursday added to the month-long saga over the tanker, whose...More..

Justice Department issues warrant for Iranian tanker seizure
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Justice Department issues warrant for Iranian tanker seizure

The United States unsealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the usa financial system to support illicit shi...More..

Canada's Trudeau rebuked on ethics ahead of election
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Canada's Trudeau rebuked on ethics ahead of election

According to Dion's report, Wilson-Raybould told then-privy council clerk Michael Wernick, the top bureaucrat, in a key meeting last September 19, that SNC-Lavalin should "write her a letter setting out their p...More..

Jeffrey Epstein's Cause of Death Revealed | Jeffrey Epstein
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's Cause of Death Revealed | Jeffrey Epstein

Officials have cautioned to CNN that they don't know what the staff members were doing during that time and are still trying to pin that down. The Washington Post and The New York Times reported Thurs...More..

Police Investigating After Truck Drives Into Jewish ICE Protesters
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Police Investigating After Truck Drives Into Jewish ICE Protesters

Amid the commotion, someone - protesters said it was guards at the facility - pepper sprayed the crowd and the truck continued into the parking lot. After the driver parked, "he got out of the truck and he jo...More..

Kashmir schools will reopen next week, says J&K chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Kashmir schools will reopen next week, says J&K chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam

All roads leading to the venue were sealed off. Security forces were deployed in large numbers at the stadium and outside. The communication lines are mostly inaccessible and mainstream politicians are now un...More..

Ohio gunman's parents apologize for 'insensitive' obituary
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Ohio gunman's parents apologize for 'insensitive' obituary

One of them died, but Harshbarger said the gunman, not police, fired the lethal round. He said Betts was shot by police about 24 times, and was wounded mostly in his upper torso and lower extremities. The obi...More..

Police flyer shows man sought in subway scare
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Police flyer shows man sought in subway scare

ET to the scene, the official said . Police are hunting for a person of interest seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning. W...More..

North Korea launches 2 'projectiles,' vows to end talks with South Korea
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

North Korea launches 2 'projectiles,' vows to end talks with South Korea

It has also fired several short-range missiles in recent weeks. Japan's Defense Ministry said the North Korean projectiles did not reach the country's territorial waters or its exclusive economic zone. The No...More..

Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 others freed
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 others freed

Ross said he was "very intentional and deliberate" with the words he used during the briefing since he was not sure if Hill knew there were two officers trapped upstairs. All six wounded officers were relea...More..

Independent data confirms July was Earth's hottest month since records began
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Independent data confirms July was Earth's hottest month since records began

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says July was 0.95 degrees Celsius warmer than the 20th century average of 15.8C in that month. Alaska , Central Europe , northern and southwestern part...More..

Russian Federation: 74 injured in emergency airline landing
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Russian Federation: 74 injured in emergency airline landing

Captain Damir Yusupov (left) brought the plane down with no power in either engine and with the landing gear retracted. Captain Damir Yusupov and his copilot Georgy Murzin saved 233 people by landing the Airb...More..

Could Corbyn lead an anti-no deal government?
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Could Corbyn lead an anti-no deal government?

We are facing a national crisis, we may need an emergency government to resolve it. "It is not even certain that he would secure all the votes of Labour MPs". Hammond told the BBC that Johnson had moved fro...More..

Israel says it will grant Tlaib visa for 'humanitarian' visit
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Israel says it will grant Tlaib visa for 'humanitarian' visit

In a Twitter post sent out while Israeli officials were still deliberating the matter, he said, "it would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep. "Miftah does not sponsor personal or individual...More..

Disney Fans Call For Mulan Boycott Over Star’s Controversial Comments
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Disney Fans Call For Mulan Boycott Over Star’s Controversial Comments

The campaign against Liu and Disney began on the online discussion forum Lihkg, where many Hong Kong protesters are exchanging ideas and support, according to the Hollywood Reporter . Twitter is really whe...More..

CNN’s Toobin: Cuccinelli Changing Statue of Liberty Poem Is ‘Un-American’
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

CNN’s Toobin: Cuccinelli Changing Statue of Liberty Poem Is ‘Un-American’

A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants. T...More..

China wants informal United Nations talks today on Pak's Kashmir letter
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

China wants informal United Nations talks today on Pak's Kashmir letter

Kashmiris' struggle for the right to self determination and the right to live in peace and safety in their own land started in 1947, when India annexed the region. The Chinese ambassador said members of the Sec...More..

'No suspicion of foul play' in Franco-Irish teen's death: Malaysian police
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

'No suspicion of foul play' in Franco-Irish teen's death: Malaysian police

Police from Ireland, France and the United Kingdom had travelled to Malaysia to assist in the investigation. Police said the 15-year-old was believed to have been dead for up to three days when her body wa...More..

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's dialogue pledge
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's dialogue pledge

They flew about 143 miles and reached an altitude of almost 20 miles at a speed of Mach 6.9 - more than 5,000 mph - before landing in the sea off the country's eastern coast, a JCS official told reporters. A se...More..

Reward not paid out after discovery of Nora Quoirin's body, charity confirms
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Reward not paid out after discovery of Nora Quoirin's body, charity confirms

A charity assisting the family of Nora Quoirin have confirmed a reward was not paid out in connection with the discovery of the 15-year-old's body. The remains of Nora Anne, who is of Franco-Irish parentage, ...More..

Pakistan Says Three Soldiers Die in Kashmir Clash
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Pakistan Says Three Soldiers Die in Kashmir Clash

The Indian Army said there were no Indian casualties. Cross-border skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani armies have killed at least five people, the Pakistani military said on Thursday. Pakistan has take...More..

Epstein autopsy report finds broken bones in neck
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Epstein autopsy report finds broken bones in neck

He pleaded not guilty to the charges. But officials cautioned against taking a single finding from the autopsy out of context. "He was delusional", a source told the Post . One was a regular prison guard...More..

Is Trump Interested in Buying Greenland?
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Is Trump Interested in Buying Greenland?

However, Trump was adamant he would win in the upcoming elections. The United States has had an airbase on the island since 1943. Aside from the president's approval, Lewandowski's potential bid did not...More..

‘Hollywood Ripper’ found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher’s date
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

‘Hollywood Ripper’ found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher’s date

Just hours before 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo was convicted of two murders and one attempted murder. In addition to Ellerin's murder, Gargiulo was also charged with the 2005 murder of 32-year old Maria Bru...More..

Israel bars Reps. Omar and Tlaib from visiting the country
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Israel bars Reps. Omar and Tlaib from visiting the country

Omar announced plans for the trip in early July . Therefore, the minister of interior has decided not to allow their visit, and I, as prime minister, support his decision . Earlier, the White House had signa...More..

DOJ: Two Guards for Jeffrey Epstein Placed on Leave, Warden Temporarily Reassigned
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

DOJ: Two Guards for Jeffrey Epstein Placed on Leave, Warden Temporarily Reassigned

The person wasn't authorized to disclose information about the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity. On Tuesday, a union official for workers at the jail told the Washington Post that one o...More..

China threatens retaliation if USA tariff hikes go ahead
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

China threatens retaliation if USA tariff hikes go ahead

While Beijing did not disclose how it will retaliate against the new tariffs, China has reportedly halted purchases of USA agricultural goods. The inversion, where yields trade higher than yields, is co...More..

Kitchener woman charged after house explosion in London
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Kitchener woman charged after house explosion in London

One member of the public and several first responders were injured, police said . At its peak, upwards of 50 firefighters were battling the blazes overnight. Evacuees were housed at the Carling Heights Optim...More..