Significant work to do, but Brexit deal possible: British PM

Mr Creed has said while no formal Cabinet briefing has taken place, there has been informal contact between Cabinet colleagues about Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's meeting with Boris Johnson and "the citing of a pathway to a possible deal". His comment... More..

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PM Imran calls out worldwide media for ignoring Indian atrocities in IoK
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

PM Imran calls out worldwide media for ignoring Indian atrocities in IoK

He said Kashmiris will not accept India's decision of ending Jammu and Kashmir's special status and will come out when the restrictions are lifted. "We will continue reminding the global community that eight mi...More..

Putin Heads to Saudi Arabia, Offers Himself as Peacemaker
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Putin Heads to Saudi Arabia, Offers Himself as Peacemaker

Putin said the "internal political agenda" was not allowing Trump to take steps aimed at a drastic improvement of bilateral relations, adding Moscow would in any case work with any US administration to the exte...More..

Turkish invasion displaces 130K, escalates humanitarian situation in Syria
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Turkish invasion displaces 130K, escalates humanitarian situation in Syria

Turkey , however, regards those Kurdish fighters as a terrorist threat and has launched a military operation against them. President Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to send them to Europe if the European Union do...More..

Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties

Yovanovitch, who was abruptly recalled as the U.S. envoy to Ukraine in May, appeared for a closed-door deposition on Friday, despite Trump's position that his administration would not cooperate with the inv...More..

Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito

The Teleamazonas TV channel interrupted its regular broadcast to air images of broken windows, a burned vehicle and heavy police presence on the scene. "We recognize the hard decisions that the Government of Ec...More..

California Ensures Abortion Access For College Students In National First
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

California Ensures Abortion Access For College Students In National First

People in the market for mink coats or chinchilla vests will soon need to shop elsewhere, now that California will become the first state in the nation to ban new fur clothing. Fashion designers including Ver...More..

Typhoon Hagibis: rescue and recovery in full swing after deadly storm
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis: rescue and recovery in full swing after deadly storm

By Sunday morning, the significantly weakened storm had moved back off land, but it left in its wake a trail of destruction and forced Rugby World Cup organisers to cancel another match. A "detailed assessmen...More..

Four persons shot dead at illegal gambling club in New York City
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Four persons shot dead at illegal gambling club in New York City

Police are unsure of what prompted the shooting. Shea said the three people who were wounded - a woman and two men - were being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Homicide detectiv...More..

China urges 'respect' of Syria sovereignty as Turkey attacks
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

China urges 'respect' of Syria sovereignty as Turkey attacks

The Turkish lira weakened against the dollar on Thursday as investors fretted about negative worldwide reaction to a ground operation launched by Turkish troops against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria ...More..

Two injured in shooting at wedding in New Hampshire church
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Two injured in shooting at wedding in New Hampshire church

Stay tuned for further information on this situation. He said Saturday's shooter arrived at the church after the wedding began. He would not provide additional details, although he said it was "not a random s...More..

Brexit: NI must stay in United Kingdom customs union, says DUP
by | Sunday, October 13, 2019

Brexit: NI must stay in United Kingdom customs union, says DUP

The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, approved an intensification of the discussions after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar , said they could see a "pathway" fo...More..

Fox News Terminates Trey Gowdy
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fox News Terminates Trey Gowdy

The Hollywood Reporter noted, "Television networks covet former politicians to provide on-air analysis as contributors, but generally cut ties with them if they re-enter the political fray". In addition to h...More..

Xi doesn't raise Kashmir with Modi as they seek to reset ties
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Xi doesn't raise Kashmir with Modi as they seek to reset ties

In their first informal meeting past year, the two leaders reached the consensus that the differences between the two countries should not be allowed to turn into disputes. "As countries that are large and dive...More..

One dead, multiple injuries in New Orleans hotel collapse
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

One dead, multiple injuries in New Orleans hotel collapse

New Orleans Fire Department spokesperson Tim McConnell said the structure of the upper building remains very unstable. He confirmed three people are still missing, and it is unknown whether they walked off fro...More..

Petrol bombs thrown inside Hong Kong metro station, says govt
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Petrol bombs thrown inside Hong Kong metro station, says govt

Apple did not respond to Gizmodo overnight but did send Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman a statement confirming the company removed the app because it "violates our guidelines and local laws". "The majorit...More..

Two-thirds of American birds at risk of extinction, new report claims
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Two-thirds of American birds at risk of extinction, new report claims

The simulations showed 389 out of 604 species will be without suitable habitat - threatened with extinction as a result of range loss - by 2100 should Earth's climate warm by 3 degrees Celsius. "By stabilizin...More..

4 dead, 3 injured in shooting in Brooklyn
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

4 dead, 3 injured in shooting in Brooklyn

According to police, four men were pronounced dead at the scene. At least four people died and three were wounded in a shooting at a social club in NY early Saturday, police said. As a result, police had in...More..

by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

NatSec Staff Raised 'Alarm Bells' About Trump Ukraine Call

The US House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry against Mr Trump, focused on whether he used congressionally approved aid to Ukraine as leverage to pressure Mr Zelenskiy to investigate forme...More..

China talks fuel hopes of trade war truce
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

China talks fuel hopes of trade war truce

But Friday's announcement did not include many details and Trump said it could take up to five weeks to get a pact written. Other issues, such as allegations over China's use of trade secrets, will be discu...More..

White House accidentally sends Ukraine talking points to Democrats again
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

White House accidentally sends Ukraine talking points to Democrats again

Trump had told a rally on Thursday that Biden "was only a good vice president because he knew how to kiss (former President) Barack Obama's ass". It had been unclear right up until Yovanovitch arrived wheth...More..

Xi arrives in India for informal meeting with Modi
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Xi arrives in India for informal meeting with Modi

He said that both Modi and Xi are "very strong and very popular leaders", and they are fully capable of shaping the future of the bilateral relationship in a constructive and mutually beneficial direction. The ...More..

Mastercard, Visa, eBay, Stripe drop out of Facebook's Libra project
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Mastercard, Visa, eBay, Stripe drop out of Facebook's Libra project

A Stripe spokesperson gave a similar statement to ZDNet: "Stripe is supportive of projects that aim to make online commerce more accessible for people around the world". and Latin American payments company Me...More..

TV anchor’s son interrupts live broadcast, people call it ‘sweet.’ Watch
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

TV anchor’s son interrupts live broadcast, people call it ‘sweet.’ Watch

An anchor with United States broadcaster NBC News was interrupted during a live broadcast by her infant son. After a few seconds, the shot went back to Kube, who is suddenly kid-free. However, she remains ext...More..

Great-West Life offering new mental health, Medavie launching digital health platform
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Great-West Life offering new mental health, Medavie launching digital health platform

In the absence of specific actions, we should look to existing European Union initiatives to ensure they include mental health . Pakistan faces many complex developmental problems and there is ample evidence t...More..

Early Voting Protocols Ready in Putnam County
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Early Voting Protocols Ready in Putnam County

Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Application forms are available from the Registrar of Voters' Office in City Hall from 8:30 a.m.to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All you need to do is bring ID to vote...More..

Donald Trump says Kevin McAleenan is out at Homeland Security
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Donald Trump says Kevin McAleenan is out at Homeland Security

But the President said Mr McAleenan wanted to " spend more time with his family and go to the private sector ". McAleenan tweeted that he had worked - with the president's support - to stem the crisis and tha...More..

These ‘Jesus Shoes’ Have Actual Holy Water in the Soles
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

These ‘Jesus Shoes’ Have Actual Holy Water in the Soles

According to the shoe's extremely over the top website , the sole of each shoe is filled with 60cc of artificially colored water sourced directly from the River Jordan that has been blessed by an ordained minis...More..

Ukrainian President Zelensky: Trump didn't blackmail me during call about Joe Biden
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Ukrainian President Zelensky: Trump didn't blackmail me during call about Joe Biden

Trump wanted Kiev to investigate Hunter Biden's activities in Ukrainian gas firm Burisma. "When I did find out, I raised it with [U.S. Vice-President Mike] Pence at a meeting in Warsaw", Mr. "And in case we nee...More..

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg replaced as board chair
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg replaced as board chair

Boeing Co said on Friday it was separating the roles of chairman and chief executive officer to allow CEO Dennis Muilenburg to focus full time on running the US plane maker as it works to return its 737 MAX ...More..

Warren dunks on hypothetical same-sex marriage hater at CNN town hall
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Warren dunks on hypothetical same-sex marriage hater at CNN town hall

During the town hall, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates were asked questions exclusively about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. "They are yellow, black and white". "I think th...More..

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Appeal of Subpoena for His Tax Returns
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Appeal of Subpoena for His Tax Returns

The lone dissenter in the three-judge decision was Judge Neomi Rao, a Trump appointee confirmed to the bench earlier this year following some social conservatives' concerns about her jurisprudential views...More..

Putin Says Turkey's Syria Operation May Allow Militants to Escape
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Putin Says Turkey's Syria Operation May Allow Militants to Escape

Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon. But the council didn't agree on a statement condemning Turkey's military operation . allies - the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The SDF, w...More..

We Are Celebrating World Mental Health Day
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

We Are Celebrating World Mental Health Day

It is further revealed that HBO has made this move as a part of the "It's Okay" initiative, with which it wants to raise some mental awareness among the people who could speak out to others and break down t...More..

Korea poses one of the biggest ballistic missile threats to US
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Korea poses one of the biggest ballistic missile threats to US

The warning by Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry followed the weekend breakdown of North Korea-U.S. nuclear negotiations in Sweden, the first such talks between the countries in more than seven months. Council mem...More..