United States woman busted trying to smuggle newborn in carry-on luggage

The suspect was to board her flight to the USA when she failed to present the infant's travel documents, a spokesman for the Bureau of Immigration , Melvin Mabulac, said . "That's the time we were able to apprehend her - when she passed through the... More..

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Tory MP defects over Brexit, Johnson now leading minority government
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Tory MP defects over Brexit, Johnson now leading minority government

In doing so she contributed to a parliamentary majority of 328 votes to 301, forcing through a bill that requires the prime minister to request an extension on Brexit talks to 31 January 2020. Johnson could a...More..

Tehran to develop centrifuges in next step to scaling back commitments
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Tehran to develop centrifuges in next step to scaling back commitments

The deal gave Iran access to world trade, including the sale of oil, in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program. Macron, meeting Trump last month in France , encouraged him to offer economic incentives...More..

Hong Kong Dissidents Win One Demand-Now There's Four More to Go
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Hong Kong Dissidents Win One Demand-Now There's Four More to Go

Protesters also filled online forums with a slogan often chanted at demonstrations: "Five key demands, not one less". Lam announced the move in a televised address Wednesday, after a meeting with pro-establis...More..

On Brexit, British PM stymied by rebels from his own party
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

On Brexit, British PM stymied by rebels from his own party

Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from London . Mr Johnson took office in July, three years after the 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union, promising to deliver Brexit whatever happens. "Where ar...More..

Vegan woman in Australia takes neighbors to court over barbecue smell
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Vegan woman in Australia takes neighbors to court over barbecue smell

A Facebook event, titled Community BBQ for Cilla Carden , was created in response to Carden's opposition of the famed Australian cook up. Carden's neighbour, Toan Vu said he just wanted to "keep the peace"...More..

Chanel Miller 'Know My Name': Stanford Victim Comes Forward
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Chanel Miller 'Know My Name': Stanford Victim Comes Forward

Identified as Chanel Miller by The New York Times , Ms. Miller's testimony went viral at Turner's sentencing hearing after her statement was published by Buzzfeed News. Persky's sentence drew outrage a...More..

Trump accused of using Sharpie-doctored Dorian Alabama map
by | Thursday, September 05, 2019

Trump accused of using Sharpie-doctored Dorian Alabama map

The map he displayed included what appeared to be a hand-drawn half-circle that extended the cone of uncertainty over a swath of Alabama. Asked Sunday if Trump had been briefed about potential impact to Alaba...More..

Six Chinese tourists feared dead in crash of bus in New Zealand
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Six Chinese tourists feared dead in crash of bus in New Zealand

Emergency services, including helicopters and ambulances, were dispatched to the scene to assist survivors and transfer them to hospitals in Hamilton and Rotorua. He said road generally doesn't cause many probl...More..

Miniature Horse Travels on Plane
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Miniature Horse Travels on Plane

American Airlines states that they accept service dogs, cats and miniature horses on board. In the U.S., service animals and registered emotional support animals are permitted on flights, though they are us...More..

Trump Administration Diverts $3.6 Billion From Military Projects To Border Wall
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Trump Administration Diverts $3.6 Billion From Military Projects To Border Wall

While Esper did not expand on which military construction projects would lose funding, he made clear that money would not be pulled away from family housing, barracks or dormitory initiatives. U.S. President D...More..

Sadiq Khan golf jibe triggers yet another Donald Trump Twitter tantrum
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Sadiq Khan golf jibe triggers yet another Donald Trump Twitter tantrum

But Trump shared with his 63 million-person following just as many messages criticizing his perceived enemies and touting his administration's victories. CNN's mislabeling mistake of the neighboring Souther...More..

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit

Johnson sought to scare off a rebellion by indicating he would push for a snap general election if MPs succeed in their bid to seize control of parliamentary proceedings and confirming plans to strip rebels of ...More..

The US is not into the rocket failure of Iran, says Trump
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The US is not into the rocket failure of Iran, says Trump

The new consequences forbid American voters from trade dealings with Iranian entities affiliated with the rustic's space initiative, together with the Iran Space Agency itself and two of its analysis institut...More..

Biggest ever: Boeing MAX 737 likely biggest ever insurance payout: SP
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Biggest ever: Boeing MAX 737 likely biggest ever insurance payout: SP

Submission Hold Boeing must now resubmit the requested documents, which will prove that upgrades have been made to their flight control software. Customers who had their flight cancelled do not need to book a...More..

Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Hong Kong leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill

Demonstrators are demanding a complete withdrawal of the bill, a fully independent probe into police behaviour, amnesty for those arrested, universal suffrage and a halt to the characterisation of protests as "...More..

UK: PM suffers defeat in crucial Commons vote
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

UK: PM suffers defeat in crucial Commons vote

British lawmakers on Tuesday triggered a vote that could allow them to stop Boris Johnson pursuing a "no-deal" Brexit , a challenge that the government warned would prompt the prime minister to seek an elect...More..

'Total devastation': Hurricane slams parts of the Bahamas
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

'Total devastation': Hurricane slams parts of the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas yesterday as a Category 5 major hurricane , with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour and gusts over 220 miles per hour, making it a "catastrophic" storm with "...More..

Pakistan ratchets up pressure on India to undo Aug 5 move
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Pakistan ratchets up pressure on India to undo Aug 5 move

Delhi said the change would help Kashmir's development , to the benefit of all, but its move angered many residents of the region and was strongly condemned by Pakistan. "We will decide a further course of a...More..

Rebel MPs poised to fight in parliament to stop no-deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Rebel MPs poised to fight in parliament to stop no-deal Brexit

Only 58 days before the scheduled exit, the European Union said it had received no proposals from the British government aimed at overcoming the impasse, undercutting Johnson's claim that progress is being ma...More..

Tropical Storm Fernand develops in the western Gulf
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Tropical Storm Fernand develops in the western Gulf

As of the 2 p.m. update, Dorian was still about 100 miles east of West Palm Beach but had started moving northwest at 5 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . Besides the wind and surge, heavy rai...More..

Eight schoolchildren killed in China, suspect arrested
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Eight schoolchildren killed in China, suspect arrested

Eight children were stabbed to death, while two other students suffered injuries in the attack, it said . Two children injured in the incident were taken to hospital for emergency treatment. Schoolchildren in ...More..

US, UK and France may be complicit in Yemen war crimes
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

US, UK and France may be complicit in Yemen war crimes

It says they found reasonable grounds to believe Yemen's government and the Saudi-led coalition, as well as the Houthis, had enjoyed a "pervasive lack of accountability" for violations of global humanitarian an...More..

Australians participating in West Papua demonstrations deported
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Australians participating in West Papua demonstrations deported

Indonesian authorities have arrested dozens for taking part in protests and banned demonstrations that could lead to what it described as "anarchist acts". West Papuans have simply been demonstrating against sy...More..

Vegan woman sues neighbours for using their barbecue
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Vegan woman sues neighbours for using their barbecue

Carden alleges that her neighbors have been cooking meat and fish in their garden on goal and that it had caused her "undue offence", the BBC reported . Cilla Carden has been locked in a legal battle sin...More..

U.S. teenager shoots dead 5 family members in Alabama
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

U.S. teenager shoots dead 5 family members in Alabama

The Limestone County Sheriff's office said a 14-year-old confessed to the killings. A police officer then confirmed to CNN that the two members in critical condition had since died. "It's an absolutely aw...More..

China warns it could unilaterally impose emergency rule on Hong Kong
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

China warns it could unilaterally impose emergency rule on Hong Kong

Lam reaffirmed that she had never contemplated resigning as she took questions from reporters. She also said that "if she had a choice " the first thing she would do would be to quit , having made a deep apo...More..

Chinese face-swapping app ZAO goes viral, sparks privacy concerns
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Chinese face-swapping app ZAO goes viral, sparks privacy concerns

Alipay, the country's biggest mobile payment service that implements facial scan technology for payments, has been forced to reassure users that ZAO's deepfakes cannot be used to bypass their security check...More..

Expect sunny weather for remainder of Portland-area Labor Day weekend
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Expect sunny weather for remainder of Portland-area Labor Day weekend

Southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming light south in the evening. Thus, for those along the coast from Daytona Beach up to Wilmington, North Carolina they all will have about a 50% chance to see at l...More..

After brother charged, Simone Biles says her heart aches
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

After brother charged, Simone Biles says her heart aches

Army service member based in Fort Stewart, Georgia, is charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury, according to a statement from Cleveland police. Well now, following several d...More..

First Deaths From Hurricane Dorian Confirmed in Bahamas
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

First Deaths From Hurricane Dorian Confirmed in Bahamas

Beasley said one of the biggest difficulties they have had is in predicting the intensity and movement of Dorian . The core of extremely unsafe Hurricane Dorian will continue to pound Grand Bahama Island e...More..

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells audience it ‘can see I am alive’
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells audience it ‘can see I am alive’

She underwent a procedure to remove malignant nodules from her left lung on December 21st of a year ago. She broke ribs in a fall last November. "I love my job", she told the audience. Still, Ginsburg's hea...More..

The UK could be heading for an early election
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The UK could be heading for an early election

Professor Curtice said: "The real point about an early election is the dynamics will depend on a battle not so much between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn but a battle between Boris Johnson and Nigel Farag...More..

Democrats slam Pence for staying at Trump hotel in Ireland
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Democrats slam Pence for staying at Trump hotel in Ireland

Pence's great-grandmother was from Doonbeg. Vice President Mike Pence gestures during a joint press conference with the Polish president on September 2 in Warsaw. The White House has said the "family lunch"...More..

Iran’s Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with U.S.
by | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Iran’s Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with U.S.

At the height of the crisis, Trump ordered strikes against Iran on June 21 before cancelling them at the last minute. "The issue of bilateral talks is not on the agenda in principle", he said. counterpart Dona...More..