Global News

by | July 16, 2019 | 12:30

The body of Sadie Joseph - also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program - was found Friday afternoon in the vehicle about 3 miles from her house, police mentioned. Baton Rouge police officials called Roberts-Joseph a "tireless advocate of peace in the community". In a Facebook post , Marcelle said Roberts-Joseph had raised awareness of African American history and the civil rights movement.

by | July 16, 2019 | 12:25

The former London mayor has been heavily criticized by lawmakers in his own party and the opposition for failing to defend Kim Darroch after Donald Trump attacked the envoy for leaked remarks describing the US administration as inept .

by | July 16, 2019 | 09:00

Mueller about what his investigation uncovered". In a joint statement, the chairmen of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees said Mueller requested the rescheduling. Cummings (D-Md.) for the delay, which he accepted. Initially, two hours had been set aside for each committee to grill the former special counsel about the contents of the 448-page report he delivered in April to Attorney General William Barr.

by | July 15, 2019 | 01:01

The New York City transit system said it was working with Con Ed to restore power in affected subway stations. Saturday's outage took place on the anniversary of a 1977 New York City outage in which most of the city lost power. Power was out in much of Rockefeller Center. "It sounds like it is addressable in a reasonable amount of time". Various Broadway theaters cancelled shows.

by | July 15, 2019 | 00:55

Quake in Indonesia: Tremors of Magnitude 6.9 Hits Island Nation in Molucca Sea; Tsunami Warning Issued. "There's been over 1000 felt reports all the way from Darwin to Perth and there have been preliminary reports of some damage". "We were thinking, 'Is this real or not real?' We've never had an quake up here, or a tremor". She said: "I was outside and I just saw the cars moving".

by | July 15, 2019 | 00:32

Mike Johnson, an acting district police commander, said the Christchurch buyback had been a success and the attitude of gun owners "outstanding". In the aftermath of the shooting, New Zealand's parliament voted 119-1 to pass a bill banning most semiautomatic weapons, as well as parts that allow lower-powered firearms to modified into higher-powered ones.At the bill's final reading, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has garnered global recognition for her swift response to the shooting, ...

by | July 14, 2019 | 01:00

No significant damages or injuries were reported to city infrastructure, according to Tacoma and Pierce County officials. The initial jolt was recorded at 2:51 a.m. The natural disaster was felt around the sound from Arlington to Seattle and as far as Bremerton, CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reported. The Seattle quake occurred the same day as a 4.9 magnitude natural disaster was measured in southern California .

by | July 14, 2019 | 00:57

The hearing of the House oversight committee grew heated as Democrats and Republicans on the panel argued over who bore responsibility for the overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at detention centers on the southern border. Banks said the longest any man had been at the facility was 32 days. This comes after a report from the Office of the Inspector General detailing unsafe overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities in the Rio Grande Valley.

by | July 14, 2019 | 00:52

The new constitution continued to describe North Korea as a nuclear weapons state. "Misinterpreting North Korea's situation is unsafe", 38 North's analyst added. It added that not only does this speak "to the reality that the United States is practically more and more hell-bent on the hostile acts against the DPRK, though talking about the DPRK-US dialogue", but the letter was sent by the US Mission "under the instruction of the State Department, on the very same day when President (Donald) ...

by | July 13, 2019 | 00:38

The first delivery of the Russian S-400 advanced long-range anti-aircraft missile system, also known as the SA-21 Growler, has arrived in Turkey. Esper said he planned to speak to his Turkish counterpart later in the day. "Our talks on the Patriot issue are continuing", the state-run Anadolu Agency quoted Akar as saying. The United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have opposed the deal, saying the system is not compatible with NATO's defense network and may expose the F-35 to ...

by | July 12, 2019 | 00:55

In a separate case last month, the Supreme Court ruled against the Republican president's first attempt to add the question, saying the administration's rationale was "contrived" but leaving the door open to its possible addition if officials could offer a new explanation.

by | July 12, 2019 | 00:49

British trade minister Liam Fox said their aim appeared to have been to hurt the two nations' relationship, or Darroch . Sir Simon McDonald, the top civil servant in the British Foreign Office, called the leak "the worst breach of trust in our service in my career" and added that Britain hadn't faced this kind of problem with an ambassador to the USA since 1856, "when the incumbent was accused of recruiting Americans to fight on the British side in the Crimean War".

by | July 11, 2019 | 01:15

Trump and his team in a poor light and questioned their ability to handle foreign policy. Some British lawmakers fear the growing dispute could imperil the close ties the two countries have enjoyed since the Second World War - which many had hoped was bolstered during Trump's state visit to the U.K.in June - and their chances of agreeing on a trade deal after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

by | July 10, 2019 | 01:03

The power-sharing deal comes after intense mediation by Ethiopia and African Union diplomats. Sudan's ruling military council and protest leaders agreed the ruling body would have a rotating presidency, a breakthrough following months of political impasse after the army in April ousted long-time ruler Omar al-Bashir on the back of a popular uprising.

by | July 10, 2019 | 00:58

Since January of 2019, these women have caused the Democratic leadership some form of heartburn. Ocasio-Cortez also criticized the Democrats who made a decision to vote along with Republicans on the spending plan to address issues at the U.S.

by | July 10, 2019 | 01:00

The "we" in that last sentence is a bit of a stretch, especially coming from a senator who announced immediately after Barack Obama's election that his top priority was denying him a second term and then refused to confirm dozens of Obama appointees, including Cassandra Butts, a black woman who actually died while McConnell stalled a vote on her ambassadorship to the Bahamas for more than two years.

by | July 10, 2019 | 00:47

Cuomo, a Democrat, is a fierce opponent of Trump, a Republican, and often issues statements condemning the president's latest actions. "We will respond to this as appropriate", he said . "Today, New York reaffirmed its commitment to the idea that no individual is above the rule of law", said Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal. It was passed by the New York State Assembly in May.

by | July 09, 2019 | 01:55

As Swalwell prepared to exit the race, another Californian, Tom Steyer, who had earlier said he would not mount a 2020 presidential run, was planning to announce that he has changed his mind. Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders , three front-runners on stage with him, said they would support such a measure. "Joe Biden", Swalwell added as the crowd gasped.

by | July 09, 2019 | 01:58

Rumors had been circulating for months that Epstein was under investigation on sex charges in the Southern District of NY. "To us, this indictment is essentially a do-over", Wiengarten told the court. The hedge fund manager was arrested on Saturday at Teterboro Airport after arriving from France on his private jet and was due to appear in court. "It's a great step forward".

by | July 09, 2019 | 01:38

Ghani termed that conference a failure. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that the Afghan gathering "has been a long time coming" and praised the country s "government, civil society, women, and Taliban" for coming together. He highlighted the participation of women in the Intra-Afghan dialogue, stressing the importance of women presence in these forums as it highlighted the healthy environment for dialogue.