Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Latest news
Home » Worldwide

Worldwide

Parliament can not hijack Brexit, says British minister Fox

perth_map

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suggested Saturday the European Union may be willing to give Britain more time to leave if it has a good strategy because a "no-deal" departure would be bad for everyone. "We can't just have continuing uncertainty and I think should be invited to say what it would agree with", Business Secretary Greg Clark told the. "And the starting point must be a commitment to rule out "no-deal". Read More »

Trump to Make 'Major Announcement' in Saturday Speech. Here's How to Watch

perth_map

Pelosi's spokesman said Friday night that she had received no new offer or invitation to talks. Trump belittled the trip as a "public relations event" - even though he had just made a similar stop in a conflict zone during the shutdown - and said it would be best if Pelosi remained in Washington to negotiate to reopen the government. Read More »

Northern Ireland: Suspected vehicle bomb explodes in Londonderry

perth_map

Pictures from the scene show a auto on fire and police have warned members of the public to stay away from the area. Police have condemned the bomb attack at a courthouse in Londonderry as "unbelievably reckless". "This has to be condemned in its strongest terms, taking place on a Saturday evening when many people are out enjoying themselves". It is not representative of the city . Read More »

Nearly 1,000 Central American migrants in new caravans enter Mexico

perth_map

Although many consider this a humanitarian crisis and strive to help the migrants, other reports from Tijuana also spoke of a nationalistic rise against the migrants as protesters accused the migrants of being messy and called upon the Mexican government to carry out security checks in order to ensure there are no criminals among the group. Read More »

DRC court declares Tshisekedi winner of disputed elections

perth_map

But DR Congo government spokesman Lambert Mende had snubbed the AU demand saying: "I don't think it is the business of the government or even of the African Union to tell the court what it should do". The court is due to give a ruling ahead of the scheduled swearing-in of the next president on Tuesday. But for some Congolese who campaigned hard for Kabila to step aside, having an opposition figure take power is enough, despite questions about the vote. Read More »

"Don't Worry About Who Will Be PM": Top Quotes From Opposition Rally

perth_map

Modi said at a public function at Silvassa , the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, after laying the foundation stone for a medical college. BJP leader Mukul Roy, who had quit the TMC to join the saffron party in 2017, described the Opposition meeting as a circus. "Various jokers and lying artists coming together to destroy India again". Read More »

Video of U.S. teens taunting Native American draws fire

perth_map

Some of the young men wore hoodies that bore the logo of Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky. "This behavior is opposed to the Church's teachings on the dignity and respect of the human person", the statement said. Mr. Trump campaigned on building a wall at the Mexican border as a means of stopping immigrants from entering the US illegally. A school in the United States apologised after students were seen wearing the infamous "Make America Great Again" hat worn by Trump. Read More »

Dozens killed as pipeline explodes into flames in Mexico

perth_map

Thieves drilled about 12,581 illegal taps in the first 10 months of 2018 and the country has deployed 3,200 marines to guard pipelines and refineries. At least 66 people were killed. "I am calling on the entire population not to be accomplices to fuel theft", Fayad wrote. Earlier this month, Mexico's new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, closed numerous country's pipelines, saddling dozens of cities with an acute gasoline shortage. Read More »

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Finally Bails on the Women's March

perth_map

Some Jewish groups have pulled support for Women's March Inc. Tens of thousands showed for the Washington event, paired with solidarity marches across the country. The controversy picked up after Mallory attended a Farrakhan speech last February. "That is not my language", she said. Mallory was asked about her endorsement of Farrakhan in a separate interview earlier this week and refused to condemn him. Read More »

Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum

perth_map

Speaker Nancy Pelosi was among the delegation of Democrats set to leave the country for a week while 800,000 federal workers are furloughed during the partial government shutdown . Trump informed Pelosi earlier Thursday that she couldn't use a military plane to visit Afghanistan barely an hour before she was to depart, saying she should stay in Washington to negotiate. Read More »

Trump to Meet with Kim Jong-un in February

perth_map

Kim Yong Chol is the first North Korean dignitary in almost two decades to spend the night in Washington , staying at a fashionable hotel a short drive from the White House where Pompeo welcomed him near a framed portrait of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. Read More »

Judge Acquits Three Chicago Officers Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald Shooting

perth_map

Not surprisingly, prosecutors disagreed with the ruling and said it's hard to prosecute police officers in a system where they can have a judge, instead of a jury, decide their fate. 27, 2018. Gaughan chose to sentence Van Dyke on only the second-degree murder conviction. Stephenson also suggested that Van Dyke and Walsh could have had a reasonable fear for their safety and should not be second-guessed "as to what they should have believed". Read More »

Soldier from South Florida among 4 Americans killed in Syria

perth_map

According to the Department of Defense, Jonathan R. Farmer, of Boynton Beach, Florida, was among those killed Wednesday in Manbij, Syria , from a suicide improvised explosive device. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and teammates of Chief Petty Officer Kent during this extremely hard time", Cmdr. New York Gov. Read More »

Mueller points out Manafort's lies and plea deal violations in court filing

perth_map

But the latest developments indicate Mueller's team is far from done and is aggressively pursuing several different cases related to Russian interference. The president's comments came after The Washington Post reported that he has hid from top US national security officials the details of his one-on-one interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

At least four U.S. troops killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

perth_map

Last month, Donald Trump made a surprise announcement that he would withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria after concluding that Islamic State had been defeated there. We've beaten them and we've beaten them badly. We've taken back the land and now it's time for our troops to come back home'. Amaq, a news site linked to Islamic State, said a suicide attacker with an explosive vest struck an global coalition patrol in the city on Wednesday. Read More »

Facebook will toughen the rules for advertising in Ukraine

perth_map

By possessing user information and data, these foreign companies were able to funnel targeted ads to your feed. They said they did not feel comfortable with Facebook collecting this information and summarizing their preferences. There's a constant, fluid trade-off between privacy and sharing. Pew found that about half of Facebook users are assigned a political "affinity". Read More »

Brexit: Rule out no-deal, Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May

perth_map

Mrs May did hold talks with Lib-Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford and Plaid Cymru's Liz Saville-Roberts late on Wednesday. On Thursday, House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom announced that a vote on May's "plan B" would take place on January 29. And a transcript of the call, obtained by the Daily Telegraph, recorded that the Chancellor said an amendment expected to be tabled by Tory backbenchers including Nick Boles on Monday could pave the way for ... Read More »

USA shutdown 2.0: What lies ahead for Trump administration

perth_map

A latest funding bill initiated by the Democrats to reopen the government through February 1 failed to obtain the two-thirds majority in the House here on Tuesday. A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 State of the Union speech. Read More »

Cohen Hired IT Firm to Rig Polls for Trump

perth_map

Cohen denied to the Journal that he had paid cash but he did not deny the core allegations in the story . Special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating alleged Russian interference in the United States presidential election , and if Trump campaign figures were complicit, has already revealed that Cohen lied about the date the Moscow Trump Tower project ended. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani clarifies claim about Trump campaign collusion allegations

perth_map

President Donald Trump , speaks to members of the media during a White House Sports and Fitness Day at the South Lawn of the White House May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Russian Federation has also denied any interference. It's unclear when Mueller's probe will end. Media reports over the weekend drew fresh scrutiny over Trump's dealings with Russian Federation. Read More »

Baby found dead at Amazon distribution center in Phoenix, police say

perth_map

A newborn baby was found dead Wednesday night at an Amazon distribution center in Phoenix, but police have not said whether the mother will face any charges. In a statement to the media outlet, Amazon said the incident is "terribly sad and tragic". 'The safety and wellness of our team is our top priority'. Read More »

Senate Republicans block attempt to keep sanctions on Russian oligarch’s firms

perth_map

He failed to convince those 11 Republicans who broke with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell later Tuesday to vote with Democrats on Schumer's resolution. His reduced stake would protect the companies "from the controlling influence of a Kremlin insider", Treasury said. Thomas often appears on Russian State TV where he vocally supports Moscow's foreign policy positions, and he has publicly defended Russia's role in the war in Ukraine. Read More »

South Korea, US push to hold working-level video talks

perth_map

The United States and South Korea are discussing "corresponding measures" to reward North Korea's steps towards denuclearisation, South Korea's foreign minister said, as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepare for a possible second summit. Read More »

Rare sighting of massive great white shark off Hawaii

perth_map

Hawaii waters are usually too warm for great whites compared with California's Pacific coast, where they feed on sea lions and elephant seals, Ms Ramsey said. Deep Blue, "the biggest great white in the world" was about "20ft" and was "hapai", a Hawaiian word meaning pregnant, she added. 'We had a very long handsome dive with her and we were all very much enthusiastic about the encounter'. Read More »

Pentagon unveils large-scale plan to track, shoot down missiles in space

perth_map

As a result, the Pentagon is urgently looking at ways to enhance its ability to track hypersonic missiles, primarily by using existing sensors that are deployed in space. There is no near-term intention to spend money on research, development, or production on potential interceptors, however. But missile defense systems would not be effective against nuclear superpowers such as Russian Federation and China because they have too many weapons. Read More »

Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House, FBI says

perth_map

It wasn't immediately clear whether Taheb had an attorney who could comment on the allegations. "It is important to point out that this investigation and arrest were the direct result of a tip from the community, another example of how important it is to contact law enforcement if you see or hear something suspicious", said Chris Hacker, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Atlanta . Read More »

Father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper only cares about her family now

perth_map

I want to go home. Pullen said that officers were on their way to the scene but stayed on the line until they reached the house, about 30 minutes in total. Richard Jones and Charlie Glynn are Patterson's public defenders. "(Barron) is a small community", Jones said. In ten years of working as a 911 dispatcher, Pullen has answered thousands of emergency calls, but none were quite as memorable as the one she received Thursday afternoon. Read More »