Canada manhunt suspects made videos admitting to murders

The bodies of Deese and Fowler had been found several days earlier, on July 15 , at the side of the Alaska Highway near Liard Hot Springs. "The murders appear to be random and crimes of opportunity, with no known motive", said RCMP Assistant Commi... More..

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Trump envoy to Ukraine Volker resigns, reports CNN
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Trump envoy to Ukraine Volker resigns, reports CNN

The disclosures have prompted an impeachment inquiry, and Congress on Friday ordered Volker to answer questions in the investigation next week. We were not indifferent to him - this is truly rare case in poli...More..

Detained British oil tanker departs Iran, owner says
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Detained British oil tanker departs Iran, owner says

Iran seized the tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf through which 20 per cent of all oil passes. The incident in July came two weeks after Britain detained an Iranian tank...More..

U.S. Seeks Prisoner Swap With Iran
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

U.S. Seeks Prisoner Swap With Iran

The vessel was impounded for allegedly failing to respond to distress calls and turning off its transponder after hitting a fishing boat. Seven of the 23 crew were freed earlier this month. The attacks , which...More..

Trump Pushes Attorney General Barr into Political Fray Again
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Trump Pushes Attorney General Barr into Political Fray Again

The Justice Department previously declined to investigate the phone call, saying no campaign finance violation occurred and "no further action was warranted". The legal professional common was typically consc...More..

Diana's landmines legacy witnessed by Harry during Angola visit
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Diana's landmines legacy witnessed by Harry during Angola visit

Praising the work of landmine clearance charity the Halo Trust, Harry called landmines an "unhealed scar of war", adding: "By clearing the landmines we can help this community find peace, and with peace comes ...More..

Friday's weather: Heavy showers or longer spells of rain this morning
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Friday's weather: Heavy showers or longer spells of rain this morning

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said areas such as Devon and Cornwall could see coastal gales of up to 50mph, while between 30mm and 40mm is expected to fall within the warning area over the weekend. Satu...More..

Texas deputy shot to death during traffic stop
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Texas deputy shot to death during traffic stop

The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced late Friday that they had arrested Robert Solis, 47, and charged him with capital murder in Dhaliwal's death. Mr. Gonzalez recounted Dhaliwal's efforts after Hurrica...More..

US Ambassador To Ukraine Resigns Amid Trump's Ukrainian Scandal
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

US Ambassador To Ukraine Resigns Amid Trump's Ukrainian Scandal

Democrats are looking into whether Trump used a delay in a US$400 million aid package for Ukraine as leverage to press for action on Biden . Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire on Thurs...More..

Sea levels rising faster, Indian cities at high flood risk: IPCC
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sea levels rising faster, Indian cities at high flood risk: IPCC

The latest global climate report sends a stark message about the fundamental importance of the world's oceans , a New Zealand scientist says. The impacts of climate change are already being felt widely and...More..

Afghan polls close after day of voting with relatively few attacks
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Afghan polls close after day of voting with relatively few attacks

From there, despite at least two attacks in the past few years on cricket matches claimed by the ultra-radical Islamic State group, the game now rivals football for popularity in a country that has always been ...More..

TROPICS: Tropical Storm Karen Expected To Weaken
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

TROPICS: Tropical Storm Karen Expected To Weaken

The National Hurricane Center continued to track large Hurricane Lorenzo in the central Atlantic on Saturday. Over the weekend, forecasters expect Tropical Storm Karen to dissipate, but Hurricane Loren...More..

US Judge Blocks Trump's Bid To Detain Migrant Kids Indefinitely
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

US Judge Blocks Trump's Bid To Detain Migrant Kids Indefinitely

District Court Judge Dolly Gee of the Central District of California issued a permanent injunction against the Trump administration's rule, which would have placed no limit on the detention of children and ...More..

Magnitude 6.5 quake in eastern Indonesia kills at least three
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Magnitude 6.5 quake in eastern Indonesia kills at least three

Seram island is home to about 430,000 people. The quake struck at 6.46 a.m., with the epicenter located 40 km northeast of Ambon and a depth of 10 km, Ali Imron, the official in charge of the meteorology an...More..

Canadian highway killers confessed to murders on video
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Canadian highway killers confessed to murders on video

On Friday, RCMP released details of six videos and three pictures contained on a digital camera, belonging to Dyck, found near the bodies of Schmegelsky and McLeod in Manitoba on August 7 . The search was sc...More..

Egypt's Sisi plays down repeat protest call as security tightened
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Egypt's Sisi plays down repeat protest call as security tightened

Asking them why they were up so early on a Friday, the first day of Egypt's weekend, he said: "The situation isn't worth it". Sisi however added that "nobody can fool Egyptians and there is nothing to worry a...More..

More than 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests: rights monitors
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

More than 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests: rights monitors

The string of arrests came ahead of planned Friday protests against Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who came to power in 2014 after a coup which ousted the country's first democratically elected Presid...More..

Two children beaten to death in India for defecating in open
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Two children beaten to death in India for defecating in open

The two children, Roshani (12) and Avinash Balmiki (10), suffered serious injuries and were rushed to the hospital where doctors declared them dead, the police said. Swachh Bharat has constructed more than a hu...More..

Lawmakers, staff view secret Trump whistleblower complaint
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Lawmakers, staff view secret Trump whistleblower complaint

It also provides a road map for Democrats to seek corroborating witnesses and evidence, which will complicate the president's efforts to characterize the findings as those of a lone partisan out to undermine hi...More..

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder `happened under my watch`, says Saudi Crown Prince
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder `happened under my watch`, says Saudi Crown Prince

Prince Mohammed has been silent about his involvement in the operation, which the U.S. spy network Central Intelligence Agency concluded he ordered but the Saudis deny. Hatice Cengiz, who was preparing to mar...More..

Kuster, Pappas Support Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Kuster, Pappas Support Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

Trump said on Tuesday he would release a transcript of the call between the two leaders, but the White House had previously resisted releasing the complaint. The move puts the Democratic speaker's stamp on th...More..

Traffic delays, road closures as climate strike takes over Vancouver streets
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Traffic delays, road closures as climate strike takes over Vancouver streets

This will the first Fridays for Future "School Strike for the Climate" after the Global Climate Strike on 20 September. Another day of global protest took place Friday, including in more than 85 cities and to...More..

Pelosi Targets Trump Attorney General Bill Barr: He’s ‘Gone Rogue’
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Pelosi Targets Trump Attorney General Bill Barr: He’s ‘Gone Rogue’

A whistleblower alleging that President Trump used his office to try to get Ukraine to investigate a political opponent said that Mr. Barr appears to be involved in the scheme as well. And their pressure on T...More..

Facebook to start hiding the number of Likes beneath posts
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Facebook to start hiding the number of Likes beneath posts

In an attempt to fix that issue, Facebook is now testing hiding like counts and reactions on posts made to the website, and even hiding the number of views on videos. "We are testing this because we want your...More..

Ex-cop sorry for killing neighbour after mistakenly entering wrong house
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Ex-cop sorry for killing neighbour after mistakenly entering wrong house

She said she meant to kill him when she pulled the trigger because that's what she had been trained to do as a police officer. But Guyger, a white woman who had just finished a long shift at work, was on the ...More..

Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to turn over Trump-Ukraine documents
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to turn over Trump-Ukraine documents

The rough transcript of the call released by the White House on Wednesday shows that Trump urged Ukraine to "look into" his Democratic political rival Joe Biden . Though the timing raised concerns among an...More..

by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

The Next Charade Begins: Schiff Subpoenas Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

It was issued jointly by the House Intelligence Committee, the House Foreign Relations Committee, and the House Oversight Committee. In the complaint , a Central Intelligence Agency analyst detailed to the...More..

Nigeria can appeal $9.6bn Judgment, UK Court rules
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Nigeria can appeal $9.6bn Judgment, UK Court rules

In the ruling on Thursday, the court said that Nigeria must pay a sum of $200m into the court's account within 60 days for the stay of execution to be effective. He also told the court that she is a lawyer with...More..

Boeing has settled lawsuits involving 11 families of 737 Max crash victims
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Boeing has settled lawsuits involving 11 families of 737 Max crash victims

The particular crash caused the death of 189 passengers and crew members. The settlements pay out at least $1.2 million per victim, a person familiar with the matter said. The investigation into the two cra...More..

Prince Harry walks across Angolan minefield to reconnect with Princes Diana's legacy
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Prince Harry walks across Angolan minefield to reconnect with Princes Diana's legacy

In a statement posted to Instagram at the start of September, Harry wrote: "In just a few weeks our family will be taking its first official tour to Africa, a region of the world that over the past two decades ...More..

British Tanker Leaves Iranian Port After July Seizure
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

British Tanker Leaves Iranian Port After July Seizure

Erik Hanell, CEO of Stena Bulk said Tuesday the Stena Impero "has left the port of Bandar Abbas and is transiting to Dubai for the crew to disembark and receive medical checks and de-briefing". The detention ...More..

40 people attending wedding killed in Afghan military strike targeting Taliban fighters
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

40 people attending wedding killed in Afghan military strike targeting Taliban fighters

The meeting comes after U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation earlier this month of negotiations with the Taliban , which had raised hopes for a broader peace deal with the Afghan government and ending an...More..

'OK' hand gesture declared a white supremacy hate symbol by watchdog
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

'OK' hand gesture declared a white supremacy hate symbol by watchdog

Given the number of white supremacists who have adopted it, he said it can now carry a nefarious message. Online trolls have used the gesture to dupe viewers into perceiving it as a "white power" symbol, but th...More..

Student lay dead in New Zealand university dorm for months
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Student lay dead in New Zealand university dorm for months

Police did not confirm this. He said the university needs to conduct a thorough investigation. The remains of the first year University of Canterbury student were so badly decomposed that specialist disaste...More..

Greta Thunberg turns tables on Trump and changes Twitter bio
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Greta Thunberg turns tables on Trump and changes Twitter bio

Thunberg is also being tipped as a potential victor of this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Thunberg is one of only a few people whose nomination has become known before the Nobel ceremony. Merkel met with Thunberg...More..