Prison guards charged over lie about night of Jeffrey Epstein's death

Hawk Sawyer's appearance before Congress came at the same time federal prosecutors in NY announced charges against two correctional officers who were responsible for guarding Epstein when he took his own life in August at the Metropolitan Correc... More..

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Volodymyr Zelensky says Ukraine getting ‘tired’ of Donald Trump scandal
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Volodymyr Zelensky says Ukraine getting ‘tired’ of Donald Trump scandal

Speaking in an open deposition on November 15, former USA ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told congressional investigators that there had been a coordinated smear campaign against her that involved Rudy...More..

Colorado rancher Patrick Frazee convicted in brutal murder of fiancee Kelsey Berreth
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Colorado rancher Patrick Frazee convicted in brutal murder of fiancee Kelsey Berreth

Berreth went missing on November 22, 2018, and her body still hasn't been found. Frazee, 33, was charged with beating Berreth to death with a baseball bat while their child was nearby. Kenney, who said she cle...More..

Australian PM Morrison denies climate link as bush-fire smoke chokes Sydney
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Australian PM Morrison denies climate link as bush-fire smoke chokes Sydney

The koala was wrapped in blankets and hooked up to an oxygen mask - but was well enough to munch on the branches of eucalyptus placed by his bed. A spokesperson from the hospital told the outlet that Lewis re...More..

Family Takes Dead Body To Old Mutual To Settle Funeral Policy Claim
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Family Takes Dead Body To Old Mutual To Settle Funeral Policy Claim

We are poor and they were refusing to pay us. "Must we all bring dead bodies to their offices [to get] paid?" The family of the deceased man from KwaZulu-Natal have indicated they want to take legal action ag...More..

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for United Kingdom on air ambulance
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for United Kingdom on air ambulance

Upon clearance of all medical tests and doctors' recommendations, the air ambulance took off from the airport. Addressing a press conference alongside government's chief spokesperson Firdous Ashiq Awan after ...More..

US Mulls Withdrawing Armed Forces Brigade If South Korea Refuses Spending Hike
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

US Mulls Withdrawing Armed Forces Brigade If South Korea Refuses Spending Hike

Since then, Pyongyang has excoriated its neighbour over joint military drills with the United States and has suspended virtually all inter-Korean cooperation in recent months. The White House did not immediatel...More..

N. Korea not interested in summits with U.S. that offer nothing: Adviser
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

N. Korea not interested in summits with U.S. that offer nothing: Adviser

North Korea's former First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kim Kye Gwan , issued a statement on Monday through state-run media. In a tweet on Sunday, weighing in on North Korea's criticism of his electi...More..

Despite Trump Support, Navy Board May Strip Eddie Gallagher Of SEAL Status
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Despite Trump Support, Navy Board May Strip Eddie Gallagher Of SEAL Status

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher , 40, was acquitted by a military jury in July of committing war crimes-including killing a wounded Islamic State fighter-while deployed to Mosul in Iraq in 2017. The p...More..

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils new cabinet
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils new cabinet

Freeland, who rose to prominence by leading Canada's team during talks to renegotiate a new continental trade deal, was named minister of intergovernmental affairs and will also take on the more symbolic role o...More..

Lawyer shot dead in freak court accident by gun tagged as evidence
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Lawyer shot dead in freak court accident by gun tagged as evidence

Top advocate Addelaid Ferreira-Watt, 51, screamed in agony as she was blown off her feet when the discharge from a shotgun blew a gaping hole in her hip as she was opening the case. "You were taken too soon.you...More..

Zeldin: Schiff 'Much More Connected' With Whistleblower
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Zeldin: Schiff 'Much More Connected' With Whistleblower

When Nunes further pressed Vindman about whether he had discussed the contents of the call with any member of the intelligence community, Nunes was shut down by Rep. "The American people understand how you have...More..

Israel's Benny Gantz fails to form government
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Israel's Benny Gantz fails to form government

It has shaken Israelis' confidence as conflicts with Iran and Syria deepen, and vexed a usually friendly White House. Gantz narrowly beat Netanyahu in a September election, but neither came close to the p...More..

Sniffer dog tracks down injured koalas following Australian bushfires
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Sniffer dog tracks down injured koalas following Australian bushfires

Hopes are high that the rescue dog can help save injured koalas. "Northern Rivers koalas are already struggling with prolonged drought, excessive land clearing and development, stress-related disease, dog att...More..

Trump threatens higher tariffs if China doesn't make trade deal
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Trump threatens higher tariffs if China doesn't make trade deal

Bush administration adviser. Reports of a potential delay in a partial trade pact between China and the U.S.is bringing back shades of the ugly stock-market downturn in May for some investors. Congress seekin...More..

Hong Kong students' sewer escape thwarted; row with Britain grows
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hong Kong students' sewer escape thwarted; row with Britain grows

Michael McCaul, top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, denounced China's "authoritarian brutality" on display in Hong Kong as he spoke directly to residents of the territory from the House f...More..

Israeli Settlements Remain Unlawful
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Israeli Settlements Remain Unlawful

In a video posted later on social media, Netanyahu said that the policy shift could pave the way for annexing the Jordan Valley in the West Bank which, during a September election campaign, the leader had ple...More..

Riot police use water cannons to disperse Georgia protesters AFP
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Riot police use water cannons to disperse Georgia protesters AFP

Amid protests of civic activists and opposition parties and ongoing blockage of the Parliament's entrances, Kakha Kaladze , secretary general of the ruling Georgian Dream party and Mayor of Tbilisi , sai...More..

Pregnant woman 'killed by dogs' in France
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pregnant woman 'killed by dogs' in France

A PREGNANT WOMAN has been killed by a number of dogs while walking in a forest in northern France . Police are investigating whether the dogs in the hunt were the same ones who killed Pilarski. The attack on ...More..

Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vessel
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vessel

The Saudi-led coalition fighting against the Houthis said the seized vessels included a Korean drilling rig and the Saudi tug, the Rabigh 3, which was captured by armed Houthi fighters who attacked from two...More..

Report indicates Pompeo will run for Kansas Senate seat
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Report indicates Pompeo will run for Kansas Senate seat

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, during the second public impeachment hearing of ...More..

Rep. Devin Nunes' full questioning of Volker and Morrison | Trump impeachment hearings
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Rep. Devin Nunes' full questioning of Volker and Morrison | Trump impeachment hearings

I take it that Vindman said something to Mr. C. Mr. C. met with his old friend on Schiff's staff. "It's our time", Nunes protested. "I'm not aware of it", Sondland said, a response he used for almost ever...More..

Vlaardingen ferry stowaways 'from Iraq and Kuwait', Romanian driver arrested
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Vlaardingen ferry stowaways 'from Iraq and Kuwait', Romanian driver arrested

Taking to Twitter, Rotterdam region emergency services tweeted, "Onboard a ship it turned out that several people were found in a cooling container". Mirjam Boers, a spokeswoman for Rotterdam police, told the...More..

Tories criticised over Twitter 'factcheckUK' rebranding
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Tories criticised over Twitter 'factcheckUK' rebranding

With its avatar changed to a white tick against a purple background instead of the party's traditional blue branding, the account, which is followed by 76,000 users, issued tweets supporting Johnson and criti...More..

International Men’s Day: Theme, History, Quotes - All You Need To Know
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

International Men’s Day: Theme, History, Quotes - All You Need To Know

It was started in 1992 by Thomas Oaster and its importance is revived in 1999 by Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, a history professor at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. A good man often appears...More..

Chinese President congratulates Lankan counterpart
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Chinese President congratulates Lankan counterpart

Premier congratulates Rajapaksa on his election as 7th president of Sri Lanka. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said he held talks with Rajapaksa in Colombo on his first full day in office after being sworn in Monda...More..

China urges United States to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

China urges United States to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

The Chinese media said that both the defence personnel agreed over the military relations as a crucial part of China-US ties. On Monday's defence talks in Bangkok , Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe urge...More..

Eight resign over abuse of blind Ghanaian student at Oxford University
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Eight resign over abuse of blind Ghanaian student at Oxford University

Azamati of violent misconduct before dropping his complaint and apologizing weeks later. The Oxford Union has previously been home to alumni such as Boris Johnson and David Cameron, and has traditionally been...More..

Israel 'wide-scale strikes' hit Iranian, Syrian targets near Damascus
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Israel 'wide-scale strikes' hit Iranian, Syrian targets near Damascus

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said of the strike: "I have made clear that any who attack us, we will attack them". Israel attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in what it sa...More..

Hong Kong: Police detain dozens of protesters
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hong Kong: Police detain dozens of protesters

Ms Ng said the government should bear the responsibility for the chaos in Hong Kong . As he spoke, big explosions were heard and flames flared up at a distant part of the campus. Anxious parents whose childr...More..

by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Sweden drops rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The investigation to probe the sexual assault case, which was dropped in 2017 , was reopened in May this year . At the moment, Assange is serving a 50-week sentence in London for skipping bail and taking ...More..

Sweden drops investigation into alleged rape by Julian Assange
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Sweden drops investigation into alleged rape by Julian Assange

He has since served a 50-week sentence in Belmarsh prison for jumping bail but controversially remains behind bars as authorities weigh whether to extradite him to the United States, which wants to charge him...More..

by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Donald Trump 'demanded' Ukraine investigate rival: White House official

During Tuesday's hearing Democrat and Republican committee members and their lawyers attempted to tease out comments from the witnesses which could bolster their cases in the impeachment battle which threatens ...More..

China-US trade talks continue with some signs of progress
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

China-US trade talks continue with some signs of progress

Meanwhile, Gao has noted , "Over the past two weeks, the two negotiating teams had serious and constructive discussions and agreed to remove the additional duties imposed on each other's products in different ...More..

N. Korea to US: End joint drills once and for all
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

N. Korea to US: End joint drills once and for all

South Korean officials agreed there is a substantial difference from USA proposals and those of South Korea. Jeong also said there were no discussions of reducing the number of USA troops on the peninsula dur...More..