2 dolphins found dead in Florida were shot or stabbed, investigators say

The second dolphin was found "within the same week" by the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge with a "bullet in its left side" in waters along the Pensacola Beach. NOAA officials said they are seeking information from anyone who may have details about... More..

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U.S. Senate Advances Resolution Limiting Trump’s Actions Against Iran
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

U.S. Senate Advances Resolution Limiting Trump’s Actions Against Iran

Why it matters: The bipartisan resolution, which has the backing of Sens. "An offensive war requires a congressional debate and vote". "If we're to order our young men and women.to risk their lives in war, it ...More..

In South, Bloomberg aims to move past stop-and-frisk remarks
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

In South, Bloomberg aims to move past stop-and-frisk remarks

But by attributing the meltdown to the elimination of redlining, a practice used by banks to discriminate against minority borrowers, Bloomberg appears to be blaming policies meant to bring equality to the hous...More..

by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

US Senate advances resolution limiting Trump's ability to wage war

In fact, that was one of the many rationales that White House officials offered for the Soleimani assassination in January - Trump even at one point suggested Soleimani was plotting to strike as many as four ...More..

Two men held over refrigerated lorry deaths UK News
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Two men held over refrigerated lorry deaths UK News

Ten teenagers, including two 15-year-old boys, were among 39 Vietnamese nationals whose bodies were discovered in the lorry trailer in the early hours of October 23. Lorry motorist Maurice "Mo" Robinson, 25, of...More..

Boris Johnson shuffles cabinet, British finance minister Javid resigns
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Boris Johnson shuffles cabinet, British finance minister Javid resigns

Javid and Johnson were reportedly at odds over the nomination and firing of special advisers (spads) in the chancellory. The pound extended gains on Thursday after the resignation of British finance mi...More..

United Kingdom government launches freeports consultation
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

United Kingdom government launches freeports consultation

Thus, the government of the country has launched a 10-week consultation process that is aimed to create plans for the free ports, also known as free trade zones. Freeport status will benefit ports differently...More..

Trump Deal Makes 'Swiss Cheese' Palestinian State, Abbas Tells UN Security Council
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Trump Deal Makes 'Swiss Cheese' Palestinian State, Abbas Tells UN Security Council

Security Council for a resolution opposing it. Al Jazeera's Nida Ibrahim, reporting from Ramallah, stated the profusion of assistance for Abbas's speech came regardless of numerous Palestinians sensation h...More..

by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Trump Urges Senate to Reject Curb on His Iran War Powers

The Senate could vote on the measure Thursday, with the possibility that five Republican lawmakers will join the minority bloc of 47 Democrats in the 100-member chamber to approve the non-binding resolution. ...More..

At least 15 refugees drown after Malaysia-bound boat sinks off Bangladesh
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

At least 15 refugees drown after Malaysia-bound boat sinks off Bangladesh

Among the dead were women and children. According to the official, 67 have so far been rescued alive and 40 others still remain missing. A boat packed with Rohingya refugees capsized in the Bay of Bengal ...More..

Does the Roger Stone fight hurt the Justice Department?
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Does the Roger Stone fight hurt the Justice Department?

Attorney Jessie Liu who oversaw the prosecutions of Stone, Trump's deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates and Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn . A Justice Department official said authoritie...More..

SolGen asks SC to revoke ABS-CBN franchise
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

SolGen asks SC to revoke ABS-CBN franchise

Calida added that the broadcasting firm "abused" the privilege granted by the State when it launched and operated a pay-per-view channel in ABS-CBN TV Plus, the KBO Channel, without prior approval or permit fro...More..

by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Turkish, US officials discuss developments in Syria

In return, Russian Federation accused Turkey of failing to honor a 2018 deal, with Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying Ankara "had taken upon itself an obligation to neutralize terrorist groups" in Idlib ...More..

Lahore ATC jails Hafiz Saeed in terror-financing cases
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lahore ATC jails Hafiz Saeed in terror-financing cases

Thirteen leaders of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, which Saeed heads, were booked in July a year ago in nearly two dozen cases of terror financing and money laundering under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997. Saeed has also ...More..

United States jets carry out airstrike in northeast Syria
by | Thursday, February 13, 2020

United States jets carry out airstrike in northeast Syria

Syria's state news agency SANA said one civilian was killed and another wounded when USA forces opened fire on people after their vehicles were stopped at a checkpoint east of Qamishli, Syria on Wednesday. Qa...More..

Justice Department receiving information on Bidens from Giuliani: Senator
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Justice Department receiving information on Bidens from Giuliani: Senator

At a news conference on an unrelated case, Barr confirmed an assertion made Sunday by Sen. Despite that denial, Barr's involvement in any decisions involving Ukraine, Giuliani or the Bidens creates a cred...More..

Sanders, Buttigieg in Iowa dead heat with 100 percent of results in
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sanders, Buttigieg in Iowa dead heat with 100 percent of results in

Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota was at 6 percent, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang at 3 percent, billionaire environmental and progressive advocate Tom Steyer and Rep. On Buttigieg, Biden called his candidacy "a...More..

Mourners leave flowers at Thai shopping mall after mass shooting
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Mourners leave flowers at Thai shopping mall after mass shooting

Numerous 58 others wounded are still said to be in serious condition. Fifty-seven people were wounded in the carnage, which began on Saturday afternoon near an army barracks. The city of Korat is located ab...More..

Germany in leadership crisis as Merkel's successor quits
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Germany in leadership crisis as Merkel's successor quits

On Monday, the leader of the German conservative party CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), announced her resignation and said she will not be running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel at the next federal...More..

Massive firework shot over Steamboat Springs breaks world record
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Massive firework shot over Steamboat Springs breaks world record

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again are words that Tim Borden apparently lives by, because after an incident thwarted his Guinness World Record attempt back in 2019, this past weekend he finally su...More..

PM Modi promises memorable welcome
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

PM Modi promises memorable welcome

In June 2019, President Donald Trump removed trade privileges for New Delhi under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP ), affecting over $5 bln worth of Indian duty-free products. "When we have 50,00...More..

How to watch the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show day 2
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

How to watch the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show day 2

A standard poodle named Siba was crowned "Best in Show" at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NY on Tuesday, taking home the grand prize in the most prestigious competition for pure-bred canines i...More..

Sudan, Darfur rebels agree on prosecution of those wanted by ICC
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sudan, Darfur rebels agree on prosecution of those wanted by ICC

The Hague-based ICC has charged Bashir and three of his former aides with genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in Sudan's western region of Darfur , which was hit by a brutal conflict from 20...More..

Thousands of Palestinians protest Trump's Middle East peace plan
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Thousands of Palestinians protest Trump's Middle East peace plan

Following his UNSC address, Abbas later in the day held a press conference in NY with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Jordan had conquered and annexed the West Bank in 1948 and Jewish people felt...More..

Taiwan scrambles jet fighters after Chinese aircraft enter airspace
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Taiwan scrambles jet fighters after Chinese aircraft enter airspace

The H-6s were on a training mission in the Pacific having passed through the Bashi Channel that separates Taiwan from the Philippines, the ministry added and shared a picture of a Taiwan F-16 accompanying one o...More..

Sinn Fein shatters Ireland's political landscape to become second largest party
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sinn Fein shatters Ireland's political landscape to become second largest party

After winning the popular vote in the February 8 general election, Sinn Fein party leader Mary Lou McDonald laid out a plan to forge a left-wing alliance with parties including the Greens and the Social Democ...More..

China rejects U.S. charges, says it 'never engages' in cybertheft
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

China rejects U.S. charges, says it 'never engages' in cybertheft

They allegedly spent at least two months running around 9,000 queries on Equifax's systems to obtain personal data on almost half of all Americans. The state-backed Chinese hackers allegedly vacuumed up bil...More..

Shaheen Bagh protesters remove barricades to make way for funeral procession
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Shaheen Bagh protesters remove barricades to make way for funeral procession

The bench comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said, people are entitled to protest but it has to be done in an area identified for agitations and it can not be done on a public road or park. A separate ...More..

United Kingdom citizens contract coronavirus at French ski resort
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

United Kingdom citizens contract coronavirus at French ski resort

British holidaymakers skiing in France are being traced amid fears they came into contact with five Britons, including a nine-year-old child, who have been diagnosed in the Alps with coronavirus . The new case...More..

‘We are not a banana republic’: National security adviser defends Vindman dismissals
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

‘We are not a banana republic’: National security adviser defends Vindman dismissals

Col. Alexander Vindman . Trump said the military can now deal with Vindman, who served on detail to the national security counsel, 'any way they want'. Noting that both are lieutenant colonels in the army,...More..

Thailand Refuses Entry to Cruise Ship With No Coronavirus Cases
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Thailand Refuses Entry to Cruise Ship With No Coronavirus Cases

Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, and the US territory of Guam have all prohibited Holland America's Westerdam from docking on their shores amid fears of the virus. Guests hustled to rebook flights home and every...More..

Philippines says to break United States military pact
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Philippines says to break United States military pact

According to the agreement, it can be terminated through written notice from either party, which would take effect in 180 days. Last month President Rodrigo Duterte warned that he would cancel the agreement...More..

NY to sue DHS for ban on Trusted Traveler programs
by | Wednesday, February 12, 2020

NY to sue DHS for ban on Trusted Traveler programs

New York State Attorney General Letitia James promised a lawsuit last week and delivered one by Monday. When the Green Light law was signed, immigrants were seen lining up at DMVs around NY to get thei...More..

Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire , kills 2 US soldiers
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire , kills 2 US soldiers

The Pentagon identified two USA soldiers who were killed in a firefight in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, along with one Afghan National Army member. When they entered someone started shooting at them-a...More..

Trump deletes tweet calling Michael Bloomberg a 'total racist' after leaked audio
by | Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Trump deletes tweet calling Michael Bloomberg a 'total racist' after leaked audio

So one of the unintended consequences is people say, "Oh my God, you are arresting kids for marijuana that are all minorities". Put those cops where the crime is, which means in minority neighborhoods. Granted,...More..