World News

World News Family Lawyer Claims That Shamima Begum's Newborn Son Is Dead
Author: 0 Family Lawyer Claims That Shamima Begum's Newborn Son Is Dead

Mohammed Tasnime Akunjee said on Twitter that he had received "strong" but "unconfirmed" reports that Miss Begum's baby boy, who was born barely a few weeks ago, has died. She married a Dutch man within days of her arrival in Syria when she was 15. Begum's son is one of scores of children who have died fleeing from fighting in ISIS' last remaining Syrian enclave Baghouz.

World News Pope Francis prays for victims of Alabama tornado
Author: 0 Pope Francis prays for victims of Alabama tornado

Her friend survived and was being treated at a hospital on Monday, WSFA's Jennifer Hornton revealed in a Facebook post . In its preliminary assessment, the NWS found the tornado had winds around 170 miles per hour and the NWS's Chris Darden told NBC News that the tornado was estimated to have spanned at least 24 miles in length.

World News Alabama man sues abortion clinic after girlfriend terminates fetus
Author: 0 Alabama man sues abortion clinic after girlfriend terminates fetus

The dad added that she was 16 and a high school senior when she got pregnant and that Magers was 19 and unemployed at the time. A Madison County, Alabama, probate court made headlines when it recognized an aborted baby as a person with legal rights - a decision that is the first of its kind in the United States .

World News United States trade deficit hits ten-year high
Author: 0 United States trade deficit hits ten-year high

The skyrocketing United States trade deficit hit the highest level in a decade a year ago despite President Donald Trump's global trade offensive, according to a government report Wednesday. The destructive and pointless absurdity of the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies showed up, quite predictably (to those outside the Trump administration) in a blow-out in the USA trade deficit in 2018.

World News Paul Manafort faces 25 years in prison at sentencing Thursday
Author: 0 Paul Manafort faces 25 years in prison at sentencing Thursday

But he said the sentencing guidelines cited by prosecutors calling for between 19.5 and 24 years in prison were excessive. "These guidelines are quite high", Ellis said. But that agreement collapsed after Manafort was found to have lied to Mueller's team. Manafort is scheduled to be sentenced in Virginia on Thursday.

World News Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism "a dark day for Israel"

The Associated Press wrote similarly, reporting that the decision was announced in a meeting of leading Democrats late Tuesday. Ocasio-Cortez, of NY, told her 3.4 million Twitter followers Tuesday that "no one seeks this level of reprimand when members make statements about Latinx + other communities", mentioning an incident in which Rep.

World News Trump Blames Democrats for Failed Summit With Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Trump Blames Democrats for Failed Summit With Kim Jong Un

Last week, Trump and Kim met in Hanoi for their second summit to try to negotiate a deal on North Korea's denuclearisation but the meeting ended with the United States president walking away from the negotiations empty-handed. The measure, which would deny access to the US banking system to any foreign bank that does business with North Korea, unanimously passed the Senate Banking Committee a year ago but did not advance further.

World News ‘Absolute miracle:’ Missing California sisters found
Author: 0 ‘Absolute miracle:’ Missing California sisters found

Friday. "How they were out there for 44 hours is pretty awesome". She said no and then couldn't find them, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who sees the pair to call 911 immediately, and requesting that people stay clear of the search area unless given permission by the law enforcement.

World News Top Dems Claim There's Evidence of Collusion
Author: 0 Top Dems Claim There's Evidence of Collusion

Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said Sunday on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" that it's too early to talk about impeachment but he does believe Trump obstructed justice. In his public testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Cohen called the president a "con man" and a "cheat" and gave Democrats several new leads for inquiry.

World News McConnell says Senate will likely pass resolution blocking Trump’s emergency declaration
Author: 0 McConnell says Senate will likely pass resolution blocking Trump’s emergency declaration

Paul joined GOP Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) have said they will vote for a resolution of disapproval. People work on the U.S. - Mexico border wall in El Paso, Texas, on February 12, 2019. "Congress clearly expressed its will not to spend more than $1.3 billion and to restrict how much of that money could go to barriers".

World News US Dems ‘Almost Guarantee Second Trump Victory' With Toothless New Probe
Author: 0 US Dems ‘Almost Guarantee Second Trump Victory' With Toothless New Probe

President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington , March 4, 2019 . Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are coming for President Donald Trump . The President has repeatedly rejected the allegations against him. "We do not now have the evidence all sorted out and everything to do - to do an impeachment".

World News More than a dozen people killed in tornadoes in Alabama and Georgia
Author: 0 More than a dozen people killed in tornadoes in Alabama and Georgia

At least two people have been killed by a tornado that caused the National Weather Service to declare tornado emergencies Sunday afternoon for parts of Alabama and Georgia as severe storms moved through the South. A series of tornado warnings along the Georgia-Alabama border was issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday. "Please stay out of damaged areas so first responders can do their job", the NWS office said on Twitter.

World News White House: Trump, Kim summit ends without a deal:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 White House: Trump, Kim summit ends without a deal:The Asahi Shimbun

The main negotiation part of the Trump-Kim second summit lasted over two hours. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that "negotiations are still ongoing" between the two delegations. Asked if he would declare a formal end to the Korean War, President Trump said: "We'll see". "I thank Chairman Kim .I'm in no rush", the president said again as each leader's interpreters took turns translating the statements.

World News Venezuela's Guaido visits Ecuador to build pressure on rival
Author: 0 Venezuela's Guaido visits Ecuador to build pressure on rival

Guaido was recognized as interim president by the Lima Group countries (except for Mexico), as well as by Albania, Georgia, the United States , and the Organization of American States. Mass anti-government protests initially erupted in Venezuela in late January after Maduro had taken the oath of office following his victory in last year's presidential election, which had been boycotted by a part of the country's opposition.

World News US Coalition Pounds Syria's Baghuz With Phosphorus, Civilians Killed
Author: 0 US Coalition Pounds Syria's Baghuz With Phosphorus, Civilians Killed

Releasing them is a gesture of "cooperation, fraternity and clemency", said the statement posted on the website of the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). "Our forces have managed to save a large number of civilians, along with our comrades who have been held hostage by IS", an SDF spokesperson said. As IS territory shriveled, thousands of fighters, followers and civilians retreated to Baghouz, a small cluster of hamlets and farmland along the Euphrates River.

World News Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Osama bin Laden's son
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Osama bin Laden's son

Hamza's whereabouts still remains a question. "This is an example of history rhyming", said Thomas Joscelyn, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies who studies al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. The State Department says that Hamza is an "emerging leader". Al Qaeda's September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States killed some 3,000 people and sparked the US intervention in Afghanistan.

World News 'Very Clear' That Donald Trump 'Obstructed Justice,' House Judiciary Chair Says
Author: 0 'Very Clear' That Donald Trump 'Obstructed Justice,' House Judiciary Chair Says

He said his committee will send requests for documents on Monday to more than 60 people, including individuals in the White House and the Trump Organization . "Show me where the president did anything to be impeached". The House Intelligence Committee's Democratic chairman, Adam Schiff , said his panel would look closely at negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, which Cohen said continued well into the 2016 presidential campaign.

World News Boozed-up captain rams cargo ship into bridge in Busan
Author: 0 Boozed-up captain rams cargo ship into bridge in Busan

A KCG official said that it is not illegal for a captain to consume alcohol onboard the vessel as long as they are not at the helm. The level of alcohol in the captain's blood exceeded the allowed amount by nearly three times. Some 40 minutes earlier, the same ship had rammed into a moored cruise ship , according to The Korea Herald . The Seagrand arrived in Busan at around 9 a.m.

World News Canada approves Huawei extradition proceedings, China seethes
Author: 0 Canada approves Huawei extradition proceedings, China seethes

Trudeau's domestic troubles have attracted attention in Chinese state media due to his previous assertion that his government can not interfere in the case of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive arrested in Canada and now fighting extradition to the United States.

World News Do Geneva Conventions Apply to IAF Pilot? Have They Been Violated?
Author: 0 Do Geneva Conventions Apply to IAF Pilot? Have They Been Violated?

Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter Services Public Relations of the Pakistan Armed Forces said, "There is only one pilot under Pakistan Army's custody". Imran Khan , Pakistan's prime minister, rejected India's claim of terrorist camps being the target and called it "a self-serving, reckless and fictitious claim".

World News Abhinandan returns home: Conferred special honour by India team and Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Abhinandan returns home: Conferred special honour by India team and Virat Kohli

Indian cricketers took social media to hail the return of the warrior. On February 26, India carried out an attack against a camp of this group in the Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir. Tensions in relations between India and Pakistan soared when a convoy of Indian military came under attack on February 14 in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, which claimed 45 lives.

World News 'I'm wing commander Abhinandan', says arrested Indian pilot
Author: 0 'I'm wing commander Abhinandan', says arrested Indian pilot

The Department of Foreign Affairs is monitoring the situation in the two countries but no travel advice has been issued for Australians as yet. Both countries claim the entire mountainous Himalayan region of Kashmir but rule in part. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called for talks with India , urging them to "come to the negotiating table". "Let better sense prevail", the prime minister said at the end of his brief speech while directly addressing the Modi administration.

World News Pakistan to release captured Indian pilot in 'peace gesture'
Author: 0 Pakistan to release captured Indian pilot in 'peace gesture'

Pakistan on Friday evening released Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a peace gesture in an effort to de-escalate tensions between the two countries. The three died after a shell fired by Pakistani soldiers hit their home in the Poonch region near the Line of Control that divides Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, Indian police said.

World News Venezuela crisis: US, Russia submit resolutions to UNSC
Author: 0 Venezuela crisis: US, Russia submit resolutions to UNSC

Yesterday, the United States put forward a measure that would call for presidential elections to end the political standoff and unimpeded deliveries of aid to ease shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela. A resolution needs nine votes to pass the council and no vetoes by the permanent members - the United States, Russia, China, France, and Britain. "For democracy to return and for Venezuela to rebuild - Maduro must go", he wrote.

World News London mayor urges Brexit delay to break divorce deal deadlock
Author: 0 London mayor urges Brexit delay to break divorce deal deadlock

They backed without a vote an amendment urging the government to try to preserve the expat rights set out in the divorce agreement, whatever happens. If this vote fails, parliamentarians will be offered two votes in the following days. My call to Jeremy Corbyn is that he must give a free vote to Labour MPs in Parliament on whether there should be a second referendum. "Labour is determined to put forward its own Brexit proposals to the House of Commons following on from the "meaningful ...

World News BREXIT VOTE: Jeremy Corbyn's amendment rejected
Author: 0 BREXIT VOTE: Jeremy Corbyn's amendment rejected

Should the EU-27 grant this, both the Commons and Lords must also vote to allow the now legally binding exit date of March 29 to be changed. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said this week said Ireland would not block an extension of the Brexit deadline.

World News Pakistan hands over captured pilot to India
Author: 0 Pakistan hands over captured pilot to India

Subsequently, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that an Indian pilot was missing in action after a MiG-21 Bison fighter plane was lost while engaging with Pakistani jets after they violated Indian airspace. Since the escalation, world leaders have scrambled to head off an all-out war on the Asian subcontinent. On Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's phone call Thursday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking Turkey's help in diffusing tensions, ...

World News Michael Cohen committed perjury 'on a scale not seen before'
Author: 0 Michael Cohen committed perjury 'on a scale not seen before'

Schiff has said he will subpoena Mueller's complete final report on his investigation if it is not given to Congress. Schiff also has said he will call Mueller to testify if necessary. On Thursday, two Republicans on the House Oversight Committee said they had petitioned the Justice Department to investigate Cohen for perjury. Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee made it clear in grilling Cohen Wednesday, as they have before, that they intend to drill down into Mr.

World News German Firefighters Work To Free Rotund Rat Stuck In Manhole Cover
Author: 0 German Firefighters Work To Free Rotund Rat Stuck In Manhole Cover

The eight or so firefighters managed to free the rat, who was unharmed and released into a park, with use of a "fixation rod" and elbow grease, reports the Local . The rat's rescuers described the rodent as a particularly large specimen that had indulged in a bit too much "winter bacon". Despite rats generally having a poor reputation, especially in cities, Herr Sehr told DPA he did not have any problem with rescuing the rat.

World News Second term! Buhari secures re-election as Nigeria president
Author: 0 Second term! Buhari secures re-election as Nigeria president

Mahmood Yakubu, who is the Chief Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, announced that Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 15,191,847 votes to beat his closest challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got 11,262,978 votes.

World News Wilson-Raybould's place in Liberal party at risk after SNC-Lavalin testimony
Author: 0 Wilson-Raybould's place in Liberal party at risk after SNC-Lavalin testimony

In a marathon, four-hour testimony, Wilson-Raybould told the committee a total of 11 people - including individuals from the Prime Minister's Office and the Privy Council Office - were involved in exerting pressure on her and her staff by way of approximately 10 phone calls, 10 meetings as well as numerous emails and text messages.

World News [SUMMIT] Kim to stay longer in Vietnam after summit with Trump
Author: 0 [SUMMIT] Kim to stay longer in Vietnam after summit with Trump

Security is tight at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, where Trump and Kim will meet later today. A senior USA official says the American team has been seeking with the North Koreans a "shared understanding of what denuclearization is", while it is yet unclear whether Kim has even made the decision to fully denuclearize.

World News Cohen testifies that President Trump is 'a racist'
Author: 0 Cohen testifies that President Trump is 'a racist'

The most illuminating moment came after Meadows told Lynne Patton , a HUD official, to stand like a mute prop so he could literally point to her presence to declare that President Donald Trump couldn't be racist because a black woman like Patton likes Trump.

World News Pakistan Says It Shot Down Two Indian Jets Over Kashmir, Captured Pilot
Author: 0 Pakistan Says It Shot Down Two Indian Jets Over Kashmir, Captured Pilot

Indian air force spokesman Anupam Banerjee in New Delhi said he had no information on Pakistan's statement . "We are ascertaining the facts", he said.", Raveesh Kumar said. Pakistan has claimed to have shot down two Indian aircraft "inside Pakistani airspace" early this morning after the Indian Air Force crossed the Line of Control, Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated claiming that it undertook the strikes across the LoC from within the Pakistani airspace.

World News Univision Journalists Detained for Hours by Venezuela's Maduro
Author: 0 Univision Journalists Detained for Hours by Venezuela's Maduro

Ramos said on Tuesday that Maduro terminated their interview and had him thrown in detention when he was asked to comment on a video that showed young Venezuelans scavenging in a garbage truck for food. "They took our cellphones, they took our backpack, they kept many of our personal belongings and we have just arrived to the hotel". Maduro resides at the palace.

World News Indian air force plane crashes in Kashmir, says Indian police official
Author: 0 Indian air force plane crashes in Kashmir, says Indian police official

Eye-witnesses said they saw a chopper catch fire in the sky before it came crashing down. Earlier on Wednesday, Airports Authority of India (AAI) issued the NOTAM, saying that the flight operations at the airports in Srinagar , Jammu, Leh, Pathankot, Amritsar, Shimla, Kangra, Kullu-Manali and Pithoragarh would remain shut from February 27 to May 27.

World News Treatment of captured Indian pilot gets cross-border praise
Author: 0 Treatment of captured Indian pilot gets cross-border praise

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said his country had offered to "cooperate" with India following the February 14 attack. "Let's sit and settle this with talks". It was not clear if the shutdown applied to commercial overflights, though aviation authorities in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates stopped all flights to Pakistan.

World News United Kingdom lawmakers vote against Labor customs union amendment
Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers vote against Labor customs union amendment

Apart from that, the European Union commission's Jean-Claude Junker had repeatedly signaled an extension of Brexit deadline to make sure that Britain could leave with a deal . Asked to clarify if he was considering calling for another referendum, Corbyn said: "That's the point we're discussing now in the party". One of the more high-profile backers of a People's Vote, Mr Lineker appeared at a rally with Remainer MP Jo Johnson in November following his resignation from Government.

World News Trump, Kim bet big on personal relationship at second summit
Author: 0 Trump, Kim bet big on personal relationship at second summit

There had been speculation about a possible meeting between Ri Sol-ju and Melania Trump , but North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox News Sunday" he hoped for substantial progress this week but North Korea had yet to take "concrete" steps on denuclearisation and another summit might be needed after Hanoi.

World News California Man Cleared After 40 Years In Prison Gets $21M
Author: 0 California Man Cleared After 40 Years In Prison Gets $21M

According to Reuters, Craig Coley, 71, was originally sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Rhonda Wicht, and her 4-year-old son, Donald. In 2015, he finally managed to get a word in at Brown's office and by 2016, Simi Valley Police Chief David Livingstone launched an investigation into the case.

World News Michael Cohen set to give 'evidence of alleged criminal conduct by Trump'
Author: 0 Michael Cohen set to give 'evidence of alleged criminal conduct by Trump'

It's Cohen's first appearance before Congress since being charged for lying to the Senate and House Intelligence Committees in 2017. As executive vice president for the Trump Organization and personal lawyer to Trump for almost 10 years, up until a couple of months after the election, Cohen made deals and put out fires for his celebrity tycoon boss.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18