Yemen deal calls for govt reshuffle, unifying forces in south

The Yemeni UN-backed government and the Southern Transitional Council (STC ) signed here on Tuesday a Saudi-sponsored " Riyadh Agreement", Al Arabiya TV reported. Yemen's Saudi-backed government and southern separatists signed an agreement on Tuesd... More..

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2 escaped homicide suspects captured after days-long manhunt
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

2 escaped homicide suspects captured after days-long manhunt

Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar were awaiting trial on unrelated murder charges when they made a dramatic escape from the Monterey County Adult Detention Facility in Northern California . Monterey County i...More..

Tom Watson: decision to resign was personal, not political
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Tom Watson: decision to resign was personal, not political

Watson was a prominent supporter of a holding a second Brexit referendum and urging Labour to campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union in any future vote. After failing to deliver Brexit on October ...More..

Unknown Knife-Wielding Attacker Injures 3 People, Including Hong Kong Lawmaker
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Unknown Knife-Wielding Attacker Injures 3 People, Including Hong Kong Lawmaker

These disrupting acts have raised increasing awareness of the Hong Kong society for an immediate halt to all forms of violence in order to hold a peaceful and reasonable election. The stabbing came as the cit...More..

California reveals Facebook probe, says social media company stonewalling investigation
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

California reveals Facebook probe, says social media company stonewalling investigation

The lawsuit asks the San Francisco County Superior Court to require Facebook to cooperate with investigators looking into how user information is handled and whether tech company is in compliance with Californ...More..

Kellyanne Conway: Trump 'needs to tweet like we need to eat'
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Kellyanne Conway: Trump 'needs to tweet like we need to eat'

Trump has "attacked" at least 630 people and things in 5,889 tweets since taking office, according to the Times . White House officials early on in Trump's presidency discussed a possibility of a 15-minute d...More..

Man, 80, dies during vintage auto run between London and Brighton
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Man, 80, dies during vintage auto run between London and Brighton

Carey began a career in oil and gas in 1956, working on oil rigs and on road-building crews. Carey was the founder of J&L Supply, an oil supply company based in Canada. Surrey Police confirmed the man's next ...More..

Extinction Rebellion win High Court challenge against police
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Extinction Rebellion win High Court challenge against police

The Metropolitan Police imposed the ban, which prevented two or more people from the group taking part in protests, under the Public Order Act. Police do have power to control future protests that are created...More..

13 killed as Iraq resumes shooting at protesters
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

13 killed as Iraq resumes shooting at protesters

Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in central Baghdad , defying the prime minister's plea to end protests which he says are costing Iraq's economy billions of dollars and disrupting daily ...More..

Boeing expects grounded 737Max to return to service by March 2020
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Boeing expects grounded 737Max to return to service by March 2020

Muilenburg's answers to our questions were consistent with a culture of concealment and opaqueness and reflected the vast pressure exerted on Boeing employees during the development and production of the 737 Ma...More..

Schiphol airport: Dutch military police investigating 'suspicious situation' on plane
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Schiphol airport: Dutch military police investigating 'suspicious situation' on plane

Dutch military police said they were investigating a situation on board a plane at Schiphol airport. There was no immediate official confirmation of what the incident involved. We keep you posted. Royal Milit...More..

Cyclist that gave Trump 'the finger' wins election
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Cyclist that gave Trump 'the finger' wins election

The photo got her fired from her job with a government contractor - but sparked her ambitions to channel her anger into politics. Among her goals, Briskman said she would increase transparency in local go...More..

The Queen's wardrobe is going fur
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The Queen's wardrobe is going fur

The Queen wore a purple velvet robe trimmed with ermine to her coronation ceremony in 1953. As for her famous granddaughters-in-law, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge is known to occasionally wear fur...More..

Au revoir to daylight saving time, and check your smoke alarm
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Au revoir to daylight saving time, and check your smoke alarm

As the DOT website solemnly states, "The oversight of time zones was assigned to DOT because time standards are important for many modes of transportation". The battery-changing ritual should include checking...More..

14 killed in attack in southern Thailand security post
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

14 killed in attack in southern Thailand security post

Villagers trained and armed by security forces are also enlisted to monitor remote villages, though they are rarely targeted by the rebels. "It (the attack) is a reminder that they are still here", Pathan sai...More..

Scientists call for ‘population control’ amid climate crisis - critics slam ‘elitist' idea
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Scientists call for ‘population control’ amid climate crisis - critics slam ‘elitist' idea

Phoebe Barnard, one of the lead authors of the report and the chief science and policy officer at the Conservation Biology Institute, a nonprofit science group, told CNN the report makes it clear "there's no mo...More..

Xi meets Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Xi meets Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests

Police said protesters had vandalised a restaurant in the mall after a peaceful chanting of slogans in the 22nd straight weekend of protests by Hong Kong people furious at perceived Chinese meddling in the ...More..

Fire Guts Section Of Balogun Market In Lagos
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Fire Guts Section Of Balogun Market In Lagos

Our correspondent learnt that fire at Idumota raged because the items in the affected shops were highly inflammable. Goods were being thrown out of the windows to save stock, while men on the roof of neighbou...More..

Jordan tourist site stabbing spree leaves 8 injured
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Jordan tourist site stabbing spree leaves 8 injured

A security source initially told Reuters the victims included three Spanish women, however Spain said its citizens were not involved. "Please, help him now!" a woman was heard screaming in one video purported...More..

China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork

The announcement comes four months after Beijing blocked shipments while citing falsified paperwork. But the suspension also came at a challenging time in Canada-China relations following Canada's detention l...More..

US commander: Syria drawdown didn't complicate Baghdadi raid
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

US commander: Syria drawdown didn't complicate Baghdadi raid

As U.S. troops approached in their helicopters, a group of unidentified militants fired on the U.S. aircraft, which were backed by drones and fighter jets. Asked in the days since about that assertion, other P...More..

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern’s 2 minute challenge goes viral
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern’s 2 minute challenge goes viral

Earlier yesterday, Ardern and Premier Li Keqiang of China announced the upgrade of the 2008 China free trade agreement at a meeting. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed on Tuesday the signifi...More..

UAW President Gary Jones sidelined amid embezzlement probe
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

UAW President Gary Jones sidelined amid embezzlement probe

Once the Ford ratification vote is complete, the union will turn to the third unionized United States automaker, Fiat Chrysler . Jones will be paid while on leave, according to a person familiar with the pro...More..

Baghdadi's Sister Rasmiya Awad Found Hiding in Trailer in Syria
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Baghdadi's Sister Rasmiya Awad Found Hiding in Trailer in Syria

Baghdadi had risen from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself "caliph" of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq and Syria from 2014-2017 before Islamic State's control was...More..

John Bolton 'will REFUSE' to testify at Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

John Bolton 'will REFUSE' to testify at Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

Kupperman took things a step further last week filing a civil lawsuit to seek input from a federal judge on whom to comply with - his former employers at the White House who requested he not comply, or lawmak...More..

Boeing CEO Muilenburg 'has done everything right' says chairman
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Boeing CEO Muilenburg 'has done everything right' says chairman

Mr Calhoun said Muilenburg had asked not to receive a bonus for 2019 after lawmakers lambasted him over his pay at a Capitol Hill hearing last week. Calhoun told CNBC that his Saturday compensation discus...More..

'You need to resign': Stormzy calls Rees-Mogg 'scumbag' for Grenfell comments
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

'You need to resign': Stormzy calls Rees-Mogg 'scumbag' for Grenfell comments

In addition, Architect's Journal reported that "the "decorative" architectural crown of the tower also played a 'significant role in enabling the fire to spread around the building.'" The cladding was made by...More..

Breakthroughs in Asia trade talks could lead to world's largest trade deal
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Breakthroughs in Asia trade talks could lead to world's largest trade deal

Sixteen Asia-Pacific countries, including China , India and Japan, on Monday gave up on sealing a historic trade pact this year. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has also called for talks to restart to finali...More..

Why pro-Trump Ky. is facing a competitive governor's race
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Why pro-Trump Ky. is facing a competitive governor's race

That, however, has as much to do with local dynamics as with any national trends. Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday in what's become a marquee warm up for the 2020 election cycle. "They've been looking for thr...More..

by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

USA starts climate pact exit - now what?

That will start the clock ticking on a one-year waiting period that ends with the United States exiting the deal on 4 November 2020-1 day after Americans head to the polls to choose a president. The global ag...More..

Amid stalemate, Sanjay Raut quotes Hindi poem to take aim at BJP
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Amid stalemate, Sanjay Raut quotes Hindi poem to take aim at BJP

A second senior leader said that the Congress leadership was averse to openly backing the Sena but the possibility could arise if the CM's post was offered to the NCP. Mr. Raut's demand was dismissed by BJP min...More..

Three killed during anti-government protests in Iraq as main port blocked
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Three killed during anti-government protests in Iraq as main port blocked

Some 270 people have lost their lives since the anti-government rallies broke out on October 1, according to an AFP count, but officials have stopped providing precise casualty numbers. Protesters in southern I...More..

Canada : Lead levels in water 'exceed safe limit'
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Canada : Lead levels in water 'exceed safe limit'

The study reviewed thousands of test results from homes in 32 different cities across Canada. Out of 12,000 samples taken from 2014 to 2018, one third exceeded the national safety guideline of 5 parts per bil...More..

Chinese state media urge 'tougher line' in Hong Kong after Xinhua targeted
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Chinese state media urge 'tougher line' in Hong Kong after Xinhua targeted

The President voiced the central government's high degree of trust in Lam and full acknowledgement of the work of her and her governance team. Hardcore demonstrators in the financial hub smashed the windows o...More..

Man Pulled From Tracks Seconds Before Train Arrives In Dramatic Video
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Man Pulled From Tracks Seconds Before Train Arrives In Dramatic Video

Lions game, KTVU reported . BART released video footage showing the astonishing rescue from the crowded platform. Passenger Tony Badilla shot video of O'Connor hugging the man while bystanders clap and c...More..