Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death for 2016 cafe attack

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday handed death sentences to seven members of a militant group for plotting an attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in 2016 that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, in the south Asian nation's worst-such incident. Two securi... More..

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by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Ousted Navy secretary made secret deal with Trump: Pentagon chief

The US defense secretary Monday defended the decision to sack his navy secretary, saying he went behind his back to make a deal with the White House over a convicted Navy SEAL's future. During the military tria...More..

Maltese officials resign amid growing scandal over journalist's murder
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Maltese officials resign amid growing scandal over journalist's murder

Earlier on Tuesday, government chief of staff Keith Schembri also resigned and police sources said he was being questioned in connection with the murder investigation. Muscat insisted on Tuesday he "never turne...More..

Cave Fire In Santa Barbara: 3000 Acres Burned; Containment At 0%
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Cave Fire In Santa Barbara: 3000 Acres Burned; Containment At 0%

The evacuation warning extends between the 3500 and 3300 block of State Street and down through Las Positas Road, and south of East Camino Cielo to the ocean. More than 5,400 people were under evacuation orders...More..

More secrets of Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

More secrets of Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

Classified Chinese government documents made public by an worldwide group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a second rare leak in days of secret files ...More..

US House intelligence chairman says Trump impeachment report early next month
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

US House intelligence chairman says Trump impeachment report early next month

In a letter to members of Congress, Representative Adam Schiff , chairman of the intelligence committee, wrote: "This is an urgent matter that can not wait if we want to protect the security of the nation an...More..

Man describes granddaughter's fatal plunge from cruise ship
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Man describes granddaughter's fatal plunge from cruise ship

The grandfather who is going thru criminal fees for dropping toddler Chloe Weigand from the 11th deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico almost broke down in tears as he recalled how she slipped ...More..

White House, Capitol on lockdown
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

White House, Capitol on lockdown

The news of the lockdown was reported by members of the White House press pool, many of whom said that they had been locked in the Briefing Room. "Senior officials across the interagency are monitoring the ...More..

French soldiers killed as two helicopters collide in mid-air
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

French soldiers killed as two helicopters collide in mid-air

Mali is still struggling to contain militant groups with links to al Qaeda or Islamic State constantly carrying out attacks across the Sahel. About 4,500 French troops are now deployed across five African co...More..

United States court says White House must comply with subpoenas
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

United States court says White House must comply with subpoenas

But "future presidents should in no way be compromised". Judge Jackson also wrote the Department of Justice's "conceptual claim to unreviewable absolute testimonial immunity on separation-of-powers grounds- e...More..

President Trump to hold campaign rally in Fla
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

President Trump to hold campaign rally in Fla

Virginia is a critical Super Tuesday state that is key to Bloomberg's campaign strategy of bypassing early states to focus on the crush of states that vote later in the cycle. Bloomberg's first campaign stop wa...More..

President Donald Trump jokes about impeachment probe at annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

President Donald Trump jokes about impeachment probe at annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon

They have not yet been identified. Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Monday in a memo to House colleagues that his committee expects to transmit a report on its impeachment investigation of Trump t...More..

Weather warning for tonight as ex-Tropical Storm Sebastien tracks coast
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Weather warning for tonight as ex-Tropical Storm Sebastien tracks coast

A spokesperson for the Met Office said: "Rain is expected to become more persistent during Wednesday and turn heavy at times". The US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) confirmed the Atlantic's 18th named stor...More..

by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Greenhouse gas in atmosphere reaches new record again: United Nations agency

Each reviews will abet issue delegates from nearly 200 worldwide locations who will meet in Madrid next week for COP25, the annual round of worldwide climate talks. Concentrations of other climate-warming gre...More..

Doctors from Sri Lanka sign letter over Assange's health
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Doctors from Sri Lanka sign letter over Assange's health

He seemed to have difficulty recalling his birth date and at the end of the hearing told District Judge Vanessa Baraitser that he had not understood what had happened in court. The US is trying to extradite him...More..

Turbulent weather pattern to bring 2 major storms this holiday week
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Turbulent weather pattern to bring 2 major storms this holiday week

Winter Storm Warnings are out for Winona, Wabasha, and Fillmore counties beginning at 6 pm Tuesday until 6 pm Wednesday . Saturday should be decent as well as forecasters track a system that could bring eith...More..

Fired Navy Secretary defends handling of SEAL case in CBS exclusive interview
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Fired Navy Secretary defends handling of SEAL case in CBS exclusive interview

Spencer was asked to resign by Trump due to how he handled the Navy Seal Edward Gallagher case, in addition to "large cost overruns from past administration's contracting procedures", Newsweek reported. Ca...More..

Two rockets fired from Gaza at Israel: army
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Two rockets fired from Gaza at Israel: army

Abu Diyak had been diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2015. The Prison Authority said he had been convicted for killing three people. His condition subsequently deteriorated, which Palestinian media say is i...More..

Feces-throwing incidents at two Toronto university libraries being investigated
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Feces-throwing incidents at two Toronto university libraries being investigated

The first incident happened last Friday, when fecal matter was thrown onto someone at the University of Toronto in the Robarts Library cafeteria. "At approximately 5:00 p.m. "And then the smell just hits". ...More..

Who are the voices speaking up against Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism?
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Who are the voices speaking up against Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism?

Leader Jeremy Corbyn will launch his party's race and faith manifesto in Tottenham on Tuesday, with pledges to improve social justice and human rights. Shelagh said that anti-Semitism is disgusting and she ca...More..

by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

"Lewis" the koala badly burnt in NSW bushfire dies

After Mrs Doherty took the shirt from her back to wrap Lewis in, it was found he had severe burns to his feet, legs, chest and stomach. "[Our] number one goal is animal welfare, so it was on those grounds tha...More..

Egypt police arrest 3 journalists in news site raid
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Egypt police arrest 3 journalists in news site raid

The arrest represents "a unsafe signal", said Khaled al-Balshy, the former deputy head of Egypt's press union. Mada Masr is widely considered as one of the nation's most authoritative and trusted media outl...More..

Intelligence Panel Will Move Quickly to Release Report on Impeachment
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Intelligence Panel Will Move Quickly to Release Report on Impeachment

They also see reason to scrutinize the work of Biden's son, Hunter Biden, for a gas company in Ukraine. If you do not like Trump - vote against him. For many Democrats, Trump already proved the case when he...More..

Princess Beatrice visits Andrew as fallout from TV interview continues
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Princess Beatrice visits Andrew as fallout from TV interview continues

Queen Elizabeth is said to have consulted the Prince of Wales and his son, Prince William, in how to handle the public crisis caused by the Duke of York's association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epst...More..

by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

White House Placed on Brief Lockdown After Plane Enters Restricted Airspace

A US official tells ABC News that the plane is not believed to be hostile. One journalist said that "agents have everything locked down" before claiming "one tells me the situation is 'shelter-in-place'". "...More..

USA court says White House must comply with subpoenas
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

USA court says White House must comply with subpoenas

The decision handed down by U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown stated clearly that members of a presidential administration are not exempt from appearing before Congressional investigations. "This ruling comes a...More..

More than 1000 koalas die in Australian bushfires
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

More than 1000 koalas die in Australian bushfires

According to reports by Forbes , the bushfires have destroyed 80% of their habitat. Deborah Tabart , chairperson of the Australian Koala Foundation said that over 1,000 koalas have died because of the fire...More..

Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Johnson unveils manifesto for Brexit Britain

Johnson's manifesto aims at drawing a distinction with Labour, which has promised to raise taxes on the rich and businesses to fund a big expansion of the state, by promising not to increase taxes if the Cons...More..

Mali: 13 French soldiers killed in helicopter accident
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Mali: 13 French soldiers killed in helicopter accident

Six officers and a master corporal were among the victims. "These 13 heroes had only one goal: to protect us", President Macron wrote in a tweet . Macron expressed "deep sadness" at the news of the Monday ...More..

'Priceless' jewels snatched from German state museum
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

'Priceless' jewels snatched from German state museum

The stolen items included brilliant-cut diamonds that belonged to a collection of jewellery of 18th-century Saxony ruler Augustus the Strong. The items stolen include three 37-part diamond jewellery sets with...More..

Turkey to test Russian S-400 radars in Ankara
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Turkey to test Russian S-400 radars in Ankara

The US argues there is a risk that sensitive technological information could be leaked if it is used alongside Western equipment such as the new F-35 jet. Tensions in US-Turkish relations played a major role in...More..

Colombian protesters clash with police in overnight demonstrations during curfew
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Colombian protesters clash with police in overnight demonstrations during curfew

Bogata Mayor Enrique Penalosa had earlier announced a curfew for three neighborhoods, but extended the measure later Friday evening to the entire city of 7 million on request of the president. There were also 1...More..

Schiff: I have 'nothing' to testify about if called for impeachment trial
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Schiff: I have 'nothing' to testify about if called for impeachment trial

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he will not stop investigating President Donald Trump even after his committee has finalized its impeachment report. United Sta...More..

Malaysia court frees Aussie grandmother facing death penalty in drugs case
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Malaysia court frees Aussie grandmother facing death penalty in drugs case

An Australian grandmother won her final appeal against a death sentence for trafficking in Malaysia on Tuesday and walked free, after claiming she fell for an online love scam and was tricked into transportin...More..

Magnitude 6.4 Quake Hits Coastal Cities in Albania
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Magnitude 6.4 Quake Hits Coastal Cities in Albania

A strong natural disaster shook Albania early Tuesday, injuring at least 150 people and damaging buildings. A magnitude-6.4 quake has shaken Albania, causing at least minor damage. Authorities reported scor...More..