Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon for COP25 after sailing across Atlantic

Ms. Thunberg's presence in Madrid is expected to shift the attention to demands for greater action by non-governmental organizations and a whole new generation of environment-minded activists. An alliance of U.S. states, cities, academic institutio... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Watch the Potent New Joe Biden Ad Attacking Trump as
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Watch the Potent New Joe Biden Ad Attacking Trump as "Dangerously Incompetent"

Biden's ad combines the recording of Trudeau with footage from a speech Trump gave to the United Nations, where leaders and diplomats in the General Assembly laughed when the president said nearly no US admin...More..

British PM Boris Johnson Faces Flak For Ducking TV Grilling
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

British PM Boris Johnson Faces Flak For Ducking TV Grilling

A Labour campaign co-ordinator, Andrew Gwynne, said in a letter to the BBC that Mr Corbyn had co-operated despite concerns about the right-wing leanings of Mr Neil - chairman of the Tory-supporting Spectator...More..

Angela Merkel warns of new wave of anti-Semitism as she visits Auschwitz
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Angela Merkel warns of new wave of anti-Semitism as she visits Auschwitz

Before her speech, Merkel and Morawiecki toured the camp's crematorium where victims' bodies were burned. Merkel entered the camp through the infamous gate under the sign that reads "Arbeit Macht Frei". Obser...More..

White House replies to Democrats's invitation: Wasting America's time, stop future hearings
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

White House replies to Democrats's invitation: Wasting America's time, stop future hearings

If the House passes the articles of impeachment as expected, the Senate would hold a trial on whether to convict Trump and remove him from office. Democrats accuse Trump of abusing his power "for his own pe...More..

Fires ring Sydney, blanketing city in thick smoke
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Fires ring Sydney, blanketing city in thick smoke

Rural Fire Service NSW deputy commissioner Rob Rogers warned the fires were "very active" and could return to emergency level during the day as wind increases and warm conditions kick in. The head of the envir...More..

British Woman Revived 6 Hours After Dying
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

British Woman Revived 6 Hours After Dying

The British ex-pat, who lives in Barcelona, says she initially expected to stay in the hospital for a month. Schoeman went into the longest cardiac arrest ever recorded in Spain - but has made a miraculous ne...More..

BBC's Andrew Neil publicly challenges Boris Johnson to sit down for interview
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

BBC's Andrew Neil publicly challenges Boris Johnson to sit down for interview

Neil added: "There's no law, no Supreme Court ruling that can force Mr. Johnson to participate in a BBC leaders' interview", Neil said. 'We have always proceeded in good faith that the leaders would partici...More..

Trump was the 'ugly American' at NATO's London summit
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Trump was the 'ugly American' at NATO's London summit

The Biden marketing campaign, although, argued that it's obvious the viewers on the United Nations was primarily laughing at Trump's boast. Officials had been hoping to avoid bust-ups like those at the same m...More..

by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

"Against BR Ambedkar's Dream": Mayawati Opposes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had earlier batted for the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha, asserting that the Bill is needed so that refugees from minorities communities like the Hindu, Buddhist,...More..

US military has enough capability in Middle East for now - Esper
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

US military has enough capability in Middle East for now - Esper

It seems like ages ago, but in 2016, many were led to believe that Trump's penchant for isolationism would mean a vastly reduced USA military presence around the world, especially in the Middle East. An officia...More..

West Virginia prison staff suspended over Nazi salute
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

West Virginia prison staff suspended over Nazi salute

The department provided a copy of Sandy's memo and a copy of the photo in question, with faces blurred, to TPM on Thursday. The class was trained between October and November of this year. He also said he instr...More..

Taylor Swift releases Christmas song and video 'made from home videos'
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Taylor Swift releases Christmas song and video 'made from home videos'

The 29-year-old (who celebrates her 30th birthday next week) dropped her latest song and its accompanying music video on Thursday evening. Taylor Swift performing at the American Music Awards in Los Angel...More..

U.S. Bishop Steps Down in Church Abuse Scandal
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

U.S. Bishop Steps Down in Church Abuse Scandal

But the pressure on Malone intensified in September when WKBW published secret audio recordings where Malone attempt ed to hide sexual misconduct allegations involving Rev. Last month, he traveled with othe...More..

Nairobi building collapse: Several killed, more feared trapped
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Nairobi building collapse: Several killed, more feared trapped

The collapsed building destroyed an adjacent single storey iron shanty with several houses. "We do not have a figure yet", Peter Abwao, Kenya Red Cross communications manager, told dpa news agency, on how m...More..

Bitcoin Futures Platform CEO Will Serve As Georgia Senator
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Bitcoin Futures Platform CEO Will Serve As Georgia Senator

But, following an organized advocacy campaign by many Georgia women voters, George held off his swearing-in when the Senate reconvened, allowing Felton to be sworn in and serve in the chamber from November 21...More..

Status Orange weather warning issued for eight counties as Storm Atiyah approaches
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Status Orange weather warning issued for eight counties as Storm Atiyah approaches

Met Eireann says that Storm Atiyah will track between Iceland and Ireland on Sunday, generating a swathe of very strong winds across the country. On Monday there will be morning showers, but it will be dry an...More..

Boy brings his entire kindergarten class to witness his adoption hearing
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Boy brings his entire kindergarten class to witness his adoption hearing

A photo shared by Kent County on Facebook showed the little boy relaxing in an adult-sized courtroom chair, next to his adoptive parents. A photo of the hearing appeared on the county's website, showing the ...More..

58 asylum seekers drown off coast of Africa
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

58 asylum seekers drown off coast of Africa

Survivors are being helped by the Mauritanian authorities in the northern city of Nouadhibou, said the IOM. The IOM said a further 83 migrants who were on board swam to shore. "It's been confirmed that wome...More..

NATO Gossip: Are leaders laughing at Trump?
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

NATO Gossip: Are leaders laughing at Trump?

Trump seemed to shrug off the recording of the other leaders in London as the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit wrapped up, calling Trudeau "two-faced" but also overall a good guy. His son Donald Trum...More..

Stamford and Rutland MEP quits Brexit Party and says 'vote Tory'
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Stamford and Rutland MEP quits Brexit Party and says 'vote Tory'

A spokesperson for the Brexit Party told PA news agency: "We also note that one of the MEPs is the sister of a cabinet minister, another has a partner who works in the office of the same cabinet minister and ...More..

Turkey rejects criticism of Libya maritime deal
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Turkey rejects criticism of Libya maritime deal

Mr Mitsotakis will be meeting other leaders during the summit, including with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan . "The texts which Ankara refers to regarding maritime zones will not be ratified becaus...More..

Queen Elizabeth Scolds Princess Anne for Ignoring President Trump
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Queen Elizabeth Scolds Princess Anne for Ignoring President Trump

The royal pair are believed to have grown closer after the deaths of Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother in 2002, the Telegraph wrote. A video from Tuesday evening's Buckingham Palace reception , which ...More..

Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears

Locals have counted at least 56 bears who arrived at the outskirts of the village of Ryrkaypiy earlier this week, the World Wildlife Fund said in a statement on Thursday. The video of the polar bear came from...More..

Taylor Swift drops ‘Christmas tree Farm’ song as homage to childhood
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Taylor Swift drops ‘Christmas tree Farm’ song as homage to childhood

Yes, Christmas is coming early for Swift fans, she is dropping a new song and family-friendly video at midnight. Swift grew up on a 15-acre Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, and her formative years the...More..

Navy base in Florida secured due to reports of an active shooter
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Navy base in Florida secured due to reports of an active shooter

Two civilians naval employees were killed and a third injured before Romero apparently shot and killed himself. Authorities say an active shooter is dead after opening fire on multiple people at the Naval Air...More..

Jewish cemetery graves covered with swastikas and graffiti in France
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Jewish cemetery graves covered with swastikas and graffiti in France

The graves were spray-painted in the Jewish cemetery of Westhoffen, a town about 30 km from Strasbourg, in what is the latest in a wave of anti-Semitic attacks across the country. Despite that figure, anti-...More..

Pakistan Women are being Sold to China as Brides
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Pakistan Women are being Sold to China as Brides

This list provides the most accurate number of women trapped in human trafficking traps since 2018. The biggest blow for the investigation came after a court in Faisalabad acquitted all 31 Chinese nationals...More..

I’m gunner miss you! Donald Tusk’s parting shot at president Trump
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

I’m gunner miss you! Donald Tusk’s parting shot at president Trump

In the video from the reception, which appears to be edited, Trudeau and the other leaders are seen chuckling about Trump while Princess Anne watches on. According to CNBC, Trudeau later clarified his "jaw dro...More..

Grassley: I Would Advise Trump Not to Testify at Senate Impeachment Trial
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Grassley: I Would Advise Trump Not to Testify at Senate Impeachment Trial

Democrats now have a majority in the House, while in the Senate there are more Republicans than Democrats. Speaking in somber tones against a backdrop of American flags, the California Democrat said Trump u...More..

Nancy Pelosi Announces House Will Proceed With Impeachment
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Announces House Will Proceed With Impeachment

In 2009, during her previous stint as House speaker, Pelosi, who supports abortion rights, met with Pope Francis' predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, for a conversation that the Vatican later said touched on "prote...More..

China bars US military from Hong Kong
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

China bars US military from Hong Kong

The Basic Law is Hong Kong's mini-constitution. Hong Kong's Commissioner of Police Chris Tang will visit Beijing tomorrow to discuss the security situation, his first such visit since his appointment last mon...More..

Iran is secretly transporting missiles into Iraq that may have nuclear capability
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Iran is secretly transporting missiles into Iraq that may have nuclear capability

As far back as August, Israel was being "blamed" for a series of airstrikes on Iraqi territory. He said, "An initial investigation indicates that these advanced missile components are of Iranian origin". Sh...More..

Four accused in rape-murder of Telangana vet shot dead by police
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Four accused in rape-murder of Telangana vet shot dead by police

Amid mixed reactions over the police encounter of all four accused who were arrested in the rape and murder case of a Hyderabad veterinarian, the parents of the victim have expressed satisfaction. The acc...More..

Chase with stolen UPS truck in Florida ends with shootout, 4 dead
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Chase with stolen UPS truck in Florida ends with shootout, 4 dead

Piro. Cops responded to Regent Jewelers on Mariana Avenue in less than two minutes to find that the suspects had exchanged gunfire with the store's proprietor, Hudak said. When the truck finally stopped in ...More..