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Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump foes

Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump foes He told U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff that he did not intend for the devices to explode but was aware of the risk that they might. Sayoc had pleaded not guilty to those charges. The 56-year-old has been held without bail in NY since his arrest on 26 October, 2018. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's office in Sunrise -former President Barack Obama and actor Robert De Niro. [Full Article...]

Florida Man challenge takes over the internet

Florida Man challenge takes over the internet It's beyond easy to take part in this viral craze yourself - just type the words Florida Man , followed by your birthday , into Google . If you haven't Googled your birthday and Florida Man , I strongly urge you to now. The Florida Man's become a staple in pop culture over the years. What Florida Man did you get? A social media challenge is encouraging people to look up what versio... [Full Article...]

Cyclone Veronica bears down on Australia, the second cyclone in two days

Cyclone Veronica bears down on Australia, the second cyclone in two days Cyclone Veronica is set cross the Pilbara coastline between Karratha and Port Hedland late tonight or very early tomorrow morning, bringing with her wind gusts of up to 275km/h and major storm tides. The centre of the storm is now located around 95 kilometres west of Port Hedland. "Dont take matters into your own hands", Mr McGowan said. It is expected that as Trevor would continue to move i... [Full Article...]

Security forces detain Guaidó aide as tensions rise in Venezuela

Security forces detain Guaidó aide as tensions rise in Venezuela The treasury said regime insiders have transformed those institutions into vehicles to move funds overseas in an effort to prop up Maduro. The United States and about 50 other countries recognize Guaido as the real president. Washington along with its allies have been seeking to remove Maduro from office in favour of the Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó, who has declared himself the interim pres... [Full Article...]

2 service members killed in Afghanistan

2 service members killed in Afghanistan This marks the third and fourth United States military deaths in Afghanistan in 2019 and comes as the Trump administration has sought to negotiate with the Taliban to help bring the conflict to an end. Ahmad Nader Nadery, who has advised Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, told NPR earlier this week that the government would like a "residual number" of USA forces present for counterterrorism operat... [Full Article...]

Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as New Zealand works to move on

Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as New Zealand works to move on Many mosques across the country are opening their doors to visitors, and human chains will be formed outside some in symbolic acts of protection and support. Fouda also denounced Islamophobia, saying it had killed people. Their performance was met with a round of applause and cheering from members of the Muslim community who watched before heading inside to pray. [Full Article...]

Comey: 'No idea' what Mueller will conclude -- 'and I also don't care'

Comey: 'No idea' what Mueller will conclude -- 'and I also don't care' The CNN/SSRS poll released on Wednesday found that 87% of Americans believe that the Mueller report should be made public. Any substantial exercise of this authority, Schiff argued, is "completely unacceptable". "If the department holds that the president can not be indicted, but at the same time withholds evidence of his wrongdoing from Congress and the public - that is a recipe for impunit... [Full Article...]

Kamloops HOLI Festival of Colours goes this Saturday

Kamloops HOLI Festival of Colours goes this Saturday The President tweeted, Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens in India and overseas on the auspicious occasion of Holi . Children belonging to the Hindu community colouring each other to celebrate Holi in Larkana, Pakistan, on March 20, 2019 . [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez BOMBARDED With Violent Threats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez BOMBARDED With Violent Threats No, you can't say "Cortez". There are around 20,000 named species, but likely many more have not been discovered. The creatures can range in size from the microscopic, to up to 7 meters long, with the largest examples of parasitic forms being found in whales. [Full Article...]

Trump continues attacks on McCain at OH speech

Trump continues attacks on McCain at OH speech The president said he has "certain reasons" for disliking the former senator, including his votes to sink an Obamacare-repeal bill and his role in helping ensure the salacious anti-Trump dossier compiled by Christopher Steele made its way to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2016. [Full Article...]

Nirav Modi: Billionaire jeweller arrested in London over India’s biggest banking fraud

Nirav Modi: Billionaire jeweller arrested in London over India’s biggest banking fraud Produced before the Westminister Magistrates' Court, Modi on Wednesday contested his extradition to India . Modi's team made their case for bail , offering £500,000 as security and an offer to adhere to stringent conditions. Under UK domestic law, the CPS said he was liable to be charged with conspiracy to fraud, which has a maximum jail term of seven years, and conspiracy to hide, which could r... [Full Article...]

Backed SDF Combing Through Islamic State's Last Stronghold, Victory 'Imminent'

Backed SDF Combing Through Islamic State's Last Stronghold, Victory 'Imminent' On Wednesday, SDF officials said they were in control of most of the encampment with just a small group of ISIS fighters left inside, surrounded and outnumbered. US -backed Syrian forces on Tuesday seized control of the encampment held by IS after hundreds of militants surrendered overnight, signaling the group's collapse after months of stiff resistance. [Full Article...]

Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Trump accepts Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights Attending the summit were Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras and the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu , and U.S. On March 13, the State Department released its annual Human Rights Reports which discusses the status of human rights throughout the world. "Congressional passage would reinforce President Trump's decision as United... [Full Article...]

Mideast anger over Trump's Golan vow 'breaking global law'

Mideast anger over Trump's Golan vow 'breaking global law' On March 21, the president announced that it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967. "President Trump has just made history". "President Trump has just made history", Netanyahu said after calling the US leader. But for decades, top US officials have refrained from visiting the site with Israeli leaders to present a sense of impartial... [Full Article...]

Iraq ferry sinking: almost 80 killed after overloaded vessel sinks

Iraq ferry sinking: almost 80 killed after overloaded vessel sinks An Interior Ministry official said 94 people were killed in the accident on Thursday, which residents said was the worst in recent memory. "There were a lot of people on the boat, especially women and children", he told AFP . Footage shared on social media showed people shouting for help as others gathered near the river bank. Reports suggest almost 200 people were on board. [Full Article...]

Boeing CEO says company understands 'lives depend' on plane safety

Boeing CEO says company understands 'lives depend' on plane safety The Boeing 737 Max 8 was a new model unveiled to great fanfare by the USA aviation giant about two years ago. The updates are created to address how the aircraft's flight control system - (MCAS) Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System - responds to erroneous sensor inputs, the company's CEO, Dennis Muilenburg , said in a statement . [Full Article...]

White House rejects Democrats' demands for information on Trump-Putin talks

White House rejects Democrats' demands for information on Trump-Putin talks The Democratic head of a US congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner , used the unofficial WhatsApp messaging tool to communicate sensitive or classified information with foreign leaders. [Full Article...]

Unsealed Cohen warrants show Mueller's investigation dating back to 2017

Unsealed Cohen warrants show Mueller's investigation dating back to 2017 Michael Cohen , former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. He also pleaded guilty to tax evasion, making false statements to banks and lying to Congress about Trump's plans to build a skyscraper in Moscow. [Full Article...]

Trump Doubles Down On Critiques Of The Late Sen. John McCain

Trump Doubles Down On Critiques Of The Late Sen. John McCain The US President tweeted again Sunday to say more disparaging remarks on the deceased senator, even making the snide comment "last in his class". Meghan McCain has responded to the latest slights against her father with a Latin expression meaning "Don't let the bastards grind you down". [Full Article...]

Time for United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

Time for United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights Israeli Druzes sit together watching the Syrian side of the Israel-Syria border on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 7, 2018. "President Trump's decision to recognize the Golan as part of Israel is strategically wise and overall awesome". [Full Article...]


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