Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Israel tried to silence me with demands for trip

Despite Israeli government approval for a visit to see family, Tlaib declined, stating the conditions placed upon her by the Israel government would oppress her free speech. Tlaib and Omar are strong critics of Israel and its policies toward Palestin... More..

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Pacific Islands Forum Summit Underway in Tuvalu
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Pacific Islands Forum Summit Underway in Tuvalu

The Pacific countries said they were not happy with the revisions. McCormack on Friday told a business community in Australia that Pacific Island Nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to ...More..

Right-wing rally, counterprotests face off in Portland
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Right-wing rally, counterprotests face off in Portland

Police in the U.S. state of OR have seized a number of weapons as hundreds of far-right protesters and counter demonstrators rally in the city of Portland. Brandon White told the newspaper. The rally was or...More..

Hong Kong Airport Reopens Following 48 Hours of Flight Disruptions
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Hong Kong Airport Reopens Following 48 Hours of Flight Disruptions

At a press briefing in Beijing, Mr Yang Guang, spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council, links foreign interference with separatism. But many Hong Kong residents claim the r...More..

Iran Oil Tanker: Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Iran Oil Tanker: Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker

The deal signed between Iran and the US, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and the European Union saw Tehran agreeing to eliminate its stockpile of nuclear-enriched uranium and submit to independent ins...More..

Gibraltar rejects USA demand to seize Iranian tanker
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Gibraltar rejects USA demand to seize Iranian tanker

A supreme court judge in Gibraltar ruled in favour of releasing the Grace 1 supertanker which had been seized in waters off the British territory on July 4 on suspicion of breaching European Union sanctions o...More..

Rep. Rashida Tlaib rejects Netanyahu's terms and forgoes trip to visit grandmother
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib rejects Netanyahu's terms and forgoes trip to visit grandmother

Tlaib added, melodramatically, that visiting her family under such " oppressive conditions meant to humiliate me would break my grandmother's heart". It is clear, from their widespread condemnation of the de...More..

Its ‘Doval Doctrine these days, Nehrus India buried: Pakistan FM Qureshi
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Its ‘Doval Doctrine these days, Nehrus India buried: Pakistan FM Qureshi

Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor of the Economist, says: "The benign interpretation is that New Delhi is signalling to countries like China that if they alter their nuclear doctrines, India may follow suit". ...More..

North Korea fires more projectiles, rejects 'foolish' peace talks with South Korea
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

North Korea fires more projectiles, rejects 'foolish' peace talks with South Korea

On Friday, a spokesperson for the North's committee handling inter-Korean affairs issued a statement saying that Pyongyang has no intention to talk with South Korea again and calling it a "senseless" hope to ...More..

Cathay Pacific’s CEO Stands Down Amid Hong Kong Protests
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Cathay Pacific’s CEO Stands Down Amid Hong Kong Protests

The carrier's Chairman John Slosar said new management was needed to "reset confidence". Radical protesters in Hong Kong have abandoned their peaceful protests and unfortunately some of them have turned i...More..

Jeffrey Epstein estate sued for $100M by two new accusers
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein estate sued for $100M by two new accusers

Forensic experts have confirmed that the cause of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's death was suicide , Associated Press reported . Trump, who spent last weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jerse...More..

Dayton Gunman Connor Betts' Obituary Remembers Him as 'Funny' With 'Kind Smile'
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Dayton Gunman Connor Betts' Obituary Remembers Him as 'Funny' With 'Kind Smile'

A pipe device containing cocaine was also found in the pocket of Connor Betts , the coroner, Dr. Kent E. Harshbarger, announced on Thursday. Harshbarger also reported in his preliminary autopsy findings that...More..

Israel to bar visit by two U.S. congresswomen who support boycott
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Israel to bar visit by two U.S. congresswomen who support boycott

Nevertheless, Tel Aviv's subsequent decision to permit Rashida Tlaib to visit the country following the ire in the left-leaning mainstream media prompted Netanyahu's political rivals to yet again point the fi...More..

DEVELOPING: Pressure Cookers Shut Down New York City's Morning Commute
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

DEVELOPING: Pressure Cookers Shut Down New York City's Morning Commute

On Friday, service was delayed after two suspicious packages were found at the Fulton Street subway station. The devices were initially believed to be pressure cookers, Miller said. During a press conference ...More..

Canadian woman ‘shocked and distressed’ after murder of fiance in New Zealand
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Canadian woman ‘shocked and distressed’ after murder of fiance in New Zealand

It comes after Sean Mckinnon, 33, was shot at Te Toto Gorge Track auto park in Raglan at 3.20am on Friday. Buckley had been living in Auckland, New Zealand , working as a midwife and volunteering as a yoga t...More..

Pyongyang fires 2 missiles towards Sea of Japan, Seoul says
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Pyongyang fires 2 missiles towards Sea of Japan, Seoul says

North Korea has repeatedly opposed its neighbour's defence relations with the USA and warned against holding military exercises and purchase of F-35 stealth fighter jets from the US. It has also fired severa...More..

Jeremy Corbyn and John Bercow vow to prevent ‘damaging’ no
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn and John Bercow vow to prevent ‘damaging’ no

Meanwhile, the man who was Britain's top finance official until three weeks ago accused Johnson's Conservative government on Wednesday of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn't backed ...More..

Nora Quoirin's family 'have many questions' about 'complex' death
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Nora Quoirin's family 'have many questions' about 'complex' death

French lawyer Charles Morel, representing Nora's parents Sebastien Meabh, said the results were being treated with caution by Nora's bereaved family. Fifteen-year-old Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin i...More..

‘Hollywood Ripper’ found guilty of murdering Ashton Kutcher's date
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

‘Hollywood Ripper’ found guilty of murdering Ashton Kutcher's date

Gargiulo is also awaiting trial for a murder charge in IL where he is accused of the August 14, 1993 murder of 18-year-old Tricia Pacaccio, the sister of one of his friends. She was found brutally stabbed 47 ...More..

Biographer: Statue poem embraces migrants from 'all places'
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Biographer: Statue poem embraces migrants from 'all places'

On NPR , Cuccinelli re-imaged the famous Emma Lazurus poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty to say, "Give me your exhausted and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public c...More..

Ghislaine Maxwell seen in public for first time since Epstein death
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

Ghislaine Maxwell seen in public for first time since Epstein death

That could include video evidence of the jail hallways, which may establish whether anyone entered Epstein's cell during the night he died; results of a toxicology screening to determine if there was any unus...More..

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth in 140 years
by | Saturday, August 17, 2019

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth in 140 years

The NOAA report, which was released on Thursday, revealed that the average global temperature in July was 0.95°C hotter than the 20th century average of 15.8°C. Last month, NOAA reported that June 2019 was ...More..

UNSC to take up Kashmir issue on Friday
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

UNSC to take up Kashmir issue on Friday

There was no immediate confirmation of the attacks from Indian officials. "No casualties. This assertion is wrong", the spokesperson was quoted as saying by Reuters news agency. During his visit, Khan said in a...More..

Huawei helped African governments spy on political enemies
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Huawei helped African governments spy on political enemies

And Huawei's willingness to help authoritarian regimes spy on their citizens suggests the company would also be willing to help Chinese government digital spying operations in other nations, say the Trump...More..

Norwegian to End Transatlantic Flights From Ireland
by | Friday, August 16, 2019

Norwegian to End Transatlantic Flights From Ireland

Tui said its markets & airlines division continued to see a weak demand environment leading to a later booking behaviour by customers, "reflecting the ongoing knock-on impact of the Summer 2018 heatwave and ...More..