Indonesia stresses calm after West Papua protestors killed

One person suspected of organising the protest against the Papuan students in Surabaya had been named a criminal suspect, while a half dozen police officers have also been temporarily suspended pending an investigation. Indonesian security forces hav... More..

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E3 joint statement on situation in South China Sea
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

E3 joint statement on situation in South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in Beijing for a meeting with counterpart Xi Jinping . "Whether you like it or not. we have to talk about the arbitral ruling", he had said. Rajaratnam School of I...More..

Man secretly held onto $45 million lottery ticket for 10 months
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Man secretly held onto $45 million lottery ticket for 10 months

Finally, 305 days later, Truong claimed his prize at the Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis office in St. Albert Wednesday. The moment finally ended the big question that had been lingering since last October...More..

Farmers Almanac Predicts a 'Normal Winter For The Basin this Year
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Farmers Almanac Predicts a 'Normal Winter For The Basin this Year

The Farmers' Almanac released their predictions for the upcoming 2019-2020 winter season across the country. Most regions of the country are expected to see a hard winter with the northern plains getting ...More..

Global Wildlife Group Agrees to Ban Shipping African Elephants to Zoos
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Global Wildlife Group Agrees to Ban Shipping African Elephants to Zoos

It is irresponsible and cruel for zoos to fight to continue stealing elephant individuals from the wild while causing others to die prematurely in captivity. "We can not continue to allow powerful countries and...More..

Hannity Mocks Bret Stephens For Quitting Twitter Over 'Bedbug' Jibe
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Hannity Mocks Bret Stephens For Quitting Twitter Over 'Bedbug' Jibe

It means he was not reaching out in an earnest attempt to promote online civil discourse. I've often enjoyed Stephens' work, and I agree with him that many young people are all-too-eager to destroy people for...More..

Deutsche Bank has tax returns sought in Congressional probe
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Deutsche Bank has tax returns sought in Congressional probe

House Democrats first subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and Capitol One Bank in April, and Trump's lawyers quickly filed suit to block the banks from turning over these records. Deutsche Bank AG disclosed Tuesday th...More..

Kirsten Gillibrand, Who Touted 'Clean Elections' and Women's Rights, Ends Presidential Bid
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand, Who Touted 'Clean Elections' and Women's Rights, Ends Presidential Bid

Elizabeth Warren and entrepreneur Andrew Yang . There are still plenty of people, majority white guys, with as much support as Gillibrand , or less, and far less to contribute, who will soldier on, at least ...More..

Najib was misled says lawyer Shafee Abdullah during the 1MDB trial
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Najib was misled says lawyer Shafee Abdullah during the 1MDB trial

He is expected to face several trials. The Malaysian top court will pronounce its verdict on November 11 whether former Prime Minister Najib Razak needs to enter his defence in a multibillion-dollar corrup...More..

Ruth Davidson resigns as Scottish Conservative leader
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Ruth Davidson resigns as Scottish Conservative leader

RUTH DAVIDSON supports Boris Johnson's decision to suspend the UK Parliament, her spokesman insisted after her shock resignation today. Her name had even been raised among Conservatives as a potential futu...More..

Iran's Zarif to Trump: Drop 'economic terrorism' before talks
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Iran's Zarif to Trump: Drop 'economic terrorism' before talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested that if a meeting with President Donald Trump were to take place that the United States would have to bow down to Iran and repent from "economic terrorism" against Ira...More..

Too Soon to Discuss Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal — US Military
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Too Soon to Discuss Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal — US Military

Speaking in an interview on Fox News radio on August 29, Trump said troop levels would fall to around 8,600 "and then we make a determination from there". Trump has called Afghanistan - where the Taliban harb...More..

Woman doing ‘extreme yoga’ falls 8 storeys, breaks 110 bones
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Woman doing ‘extreme yoga’ falls 8 storeys, breaks 110 bones

But a risky move almost cost the yogi her life on Saturday afternoon, as she slipped and landed on the pavement outside her building in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León, according to reports in E...More..

Two Kids Killed When Stabbing Suspect Steals Police Cruiser, Causing Crash
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Two Kids Killed When Stabbing Suspect Steals Police Cruiser, Causing Crash

The crash began with a reported stabbing in Dayton and a pickup truck accident in the suburb of Riverside at about 19:30. Dayton's police chief said Tuesday that 32-year-old Raymond Walters was driving at...More..

Iran jails Iranian-British national for 10 years for spying for Israel
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Iran jails Iranian-British national for 10 years for spying for Israel

Anousheh Ashouri , a woman with British and Iranian citizenship, got 10 years in prison for feeding information to Israel's Mossad spy agency, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said . The British Cou...More..

Trump says India’s Modi feels he has ‘it under control’ in Kashmir
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Trump says India’s Modi feels he has ‘it under control’ in Kashmir

Mr Gokhale said: "The PM spoke about the importance of energy imports from the United States . that $4 billion worth of imports are already in the pipeline and that we expect to step it up". We do not want to ...More..

Melania Has ‘Gotten to Know’ Kim Jong Un but Never Met
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Melania Has ‘Gotten to Know’ Kim Jong Un but Never Met

The statement said: " President Trump confides in his wife on many issues including the detailed elements of his strong relationship with Chairman Kim ". "This is a big deal with Japan , it is possible that ...More..

Facebook tightens rules for US political advertisers ahead of 2020 election
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Facebook tightens rules for US political advertisers ahead of 2020 election

Facebook said that if advertisers don't comply with these new policies and provide the appropriate information by mid-October, the site will pause their ads. Beginning last spring, the company began to requ...More..

Incredible Fossil Discovery Finally Puts A Face On An Elusive Early Hominin
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Incredible Fossil Discovery Finally Puts A Face On An Elusive Early Hominin

The fossil was found in 2016 in what was once sand deposited in a river delta on the shore of a lake. The first piece of the skull found was the upper jaw , which was exposed on the surface. "One of the most...More..

Trump establishes US Space Command
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Trump establishes US Space Command

Also, we know Redstone Arsenal Lt. Gen. James Dickinson is nominated for deputy commander of the Space Command. The Pentagon on Thursday officially established United States Space Command, a precursor to the ...More..

Epstein accuser urges Duke of York to ‘come clean’
by | Friday, August 30, 2019

Epstein accuser urges Duke of York to ‘come clean’

The question before the judge was whether to throw out the indictment because of the defendant's death, a usually pro forma step. Up to 30 of Epstein's accusers spoke out about their alleged abuse on Tuesday...More..

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York City
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into New York City

The Malizia II is a 60-foot vessel is created to be emission-free, and is equipped with solar panels, hydro-generators and an onboard lab for measuring Carbon dioxide levels and other information about the su...More..

28 dead in Mexico strip club attack
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

28 dead in Mexico strip club attack

Lopez Obrador has said "violence can not be fought with more violence", and has praised soldiers who have held fire even as they were disarmed by mobs. While he didn't wish to blame previous governments, Lopez ...More..

Farm chief warns United Kingdom that European Union will not be divided
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

Farm chief warns United Kingdom that European Union will not be divided

In Berlin on Wednesday night, Mrs Merkel had appeared to give London its biggest glimmer of hope in weeks when she said that "we have said we would probably find it in the next two years, but maybe we can d...More..

China hopes USA will create conditions necessary for September trade talks
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

China hopes USA will create conditions necessary for September trade talks

The market is now dominated by fears of a portending US recession, although the American economy is actually holding up, and much of the USA economy is made up of consumption, Innes said. Sozzi added: "Look, ...More..

'Didn’t compromise too much in trade talks with US,' says Japan
by | Thursday, August 29, 2019

'Didn’t compromise too much in trade talks with US,' says Japan

Spooked by Trump's threats of punitive tariffs on Japanese auto exports, Japan's Prime Minister Abe agreed last September to start bilateral trade talks with the US. Meat Export Federation says, "favorable ac...More..

Amazon fires: G7 countries pledge £18m to tackle blazes
by | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Amazon fires: G7 countries pledge £18m to tackle blazes

The announcement came from French President Emmanuel Macron , the host of this year's meeting of G7 leaders, and the Chilean President Sebastián Piñera. "The worldwide pressure today has a bigger impact th...More..

Oklahoma judge to deliver judgment in state's opioid lawsuit
by | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Oklahoma judge to deliver judgment in state's opioid lawsuit

Before the case began the state of Oklahoma had already reached a $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and an $ 85 million settlement with Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceutical Indu...More..

Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper
by | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper

Reinosa eventually admitted making up the story and using a knife to cut the two holes in his shirt, Wegener said . "(It was) completely fabricated". "I will not tolerate any willful misconduct by any one of o...More..

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Kudlow claimed the announcement of a trade deal with China was forthcoming and said the U.S.is simultaneously closing a separate deal, which would encompass Mexico and Canada as well. The US president had the...More..

Maps predicting Tropical Storm Dorian's path, timing, and wind speeds
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Maps predicting Tropical Storm Dorian's path, timing, and wind speeds

The compact storm was moving west with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. That storm, which has yet to earn a name, is now "an elongated area of low pressure centered about 280 miles south-southeas...More..

Attorney Gloria Allred says actor Annabella Sciorra wants to testify against Weinstein
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Attorney Gloria Allred says actor Annabella Sciorra wants to testify against Weinstein

Weinstein previously pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of raping a woman in 2013 and performing a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006. Weinstein's lawyers want the trial moved from New York...More..

Trump says Putin may attend next G7 summit in US
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Trump says Putin may attend next G7 summit in US

US President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized the American media for reporting about divisions and complicated ties between the countries participating in the ongoing G7 summit , apart from talking about th...More..

Freak Elevator Accident: What Caused the Mishap That Killed an NYC Man?
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Freak Elevator Accident: What Caused the Mishap That Killed an NYC Man?

The father added: "He had millions of friends out in NY. Jumping out [of] the auto while it's still moving, you just don't want to do it". A man with a backpack emerges from the lift before Waisbren and five ot...More..

Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions
by | Monday, August 26, 2019

Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions

In an angry speech on Sunday night, Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah called the drone strike on the media center "a very, very unsafe violation, " and said Hezbollah would strike back from Lebanon in retaliatio...More..