Thursday, 15 November 2018
Latest news
Home » Global

Global

Democratic Party Suing Russia, Trump Campaign, Wikileaks

perth_map

In the document, the committee accuses Republicans and the Russians of "an act of previously unimaginable treachery". The president has said repeatedly that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. "Just heard the Campaign was sued by the Obstructionist Democrats", the president tweeted Friday. My question is: "What took them so long?" The lawsuit targets Trump's campaign, his son Donald Trump Jr, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and numerous campaign officials such ... Read More »

Ocala school shooting suspect now charged with terrorism

perth_map

The shooting comes just two months after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Bouche faces eight charges , including terrorism, aggravated assault with a firearm, culpable negligence, carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of short-barreled shotgun, interference in a school function and armed trespassing on school property. Read More »

Chicago student walkouts planned on Columbine anniversary

perth_map

The gunmen later killed themselves. Students at Service, South, East, West and Bartlett high schools had planned events Friday as part of the National School Walkout . where we meet Julia Laude with more details. Students at West High School told 10News the walkout lasted about 45 minutes. Students talked about increasing mental health awareness as a way to fight gun violence. Read More »

In a spin: the 11th annual Record Store Day

perth_map

Record Store Day provides independent record stores with the publicity and interest they need to compete with large corporations like Amazon who also seek to capitalize on consumers' sudden infatuation with vinyl. White recently told The Guardian that the resurgence of vinyl sales in the 2000s is partly "due to an insane amount of effort from Third Man Records". Read More »

Arizona teachers OK walkout over pay, funding

perth_map

The strike's announcement comes on the same day of another school-based protest, the latest nationwide student walkouts to demand stricter gun laws, timed for the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. "When someone hands you a sheet of paper and reminds you of the risk you're taking, you've got to be thoughtful", Thomas said. "You may want to consider an alternative daycare plan in the event that schools are forced to close". Read More »

Gov. Greitens files restraining order against AG Josh Hawley

perth_map

Greitens' lawyers filed the motion to dismiss, their second, over the weekend and expanded it Wednesday . Hawley turned over the evidence to prosecutors in St. Greitens obtained an electronic donor list given by The Mission Continues for that organization's internal purposes". " The Mission Continues did not provide, nor authorize the use of, our donors' information to any persons or groups for political/campaign purposes", the group said in a statement. Read More »

Opposition leader urges allies to blockade Armenia's government facilities

perth_map

Sarksyan was president from 2008 until April 9 and demonstrators said he was switching jobs but clinging to power. The Prime Minister was elected ex-President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan . Protests began in Yerevan on Friday and have since spread to the country's second and third largest cities, Gyumri and Vanadzor. "As of now 233 people were delivered to police departments", Dzhanoyan said. Read More »

Trump team still negotiating Mueller interview despite Cohen raid

perth_map

Jackson expressed doubts over arguments that Mueller should not have been able to bring charges Downing called unrelated to Russian Federation or Moscow's potential coordination with Trump's campaign. Lankford said that the Mueller query, as well as House and Senate investigations, should get proper access to documents related to Comey, the ousted FBI chief who is now on a book tour. Read More »

Islam Army rebels start evacuating from northeast of Damascus

perth_map

The Douma liberation came after the withdrawal of the members of the so-called Jaish al-Islam terrorist group under a Russia-mediated agreement with the government. The United Nations has voiced concern that such "evacuations" involve the displacement of civilians under threat of reprisals or forced conscription. Read More »

Shire snubs inadequate Takeda offer but starts bidding war

perth_map

Takeda-Shire transaction would be by far the biggest. After speculation in the press, Allergan confirmed it is "in the early stages of considering a possible offer for Shire " among the strategic options it is evaluating. The latter firm, Welford noted, is now valued at about $37 billion. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.55 and a current ratio of 0.97. Read More »

Swaziland King Mswati III Changes Country's Name to Kingdom of eSwatini

perth_map

You might need to update your maps of Africa , as King Mswati III , has renamed Swaziland . The king has used that name in the past at openings of parliament and other events. The monarch announced the official change in a stadium during celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence . Entirely landlocked, it borders the eastern fringe of South Africa and southern Mozambique. Read More »

Parts of central Berlin to be evacuated by 9am

perth_map

Arriving from Leipzig on a day trip to Berlin , Japanese tourist Yamamoto looked bewildered as he was told of the operation at the railway station. The planned disposal will see many thousands of residents and employees having to leave, or stay clear, of the area from 9am local time. Read More »

Gaza ministry: Young protesters shot in the head

perth_map

Friday's violence brings the total number of killed to at least 33 as protests enter their fourth week. Palestinians observe the day as the "nakba" , or catastrophe, when hundreds of thousands fled or were driven from their homes. While demonstrators have gathered at tent encampments along the border every day since the protests began, higher numbers have protested on Fridays. Read More »

Romania's president denies moving embassy to Jerusalem

perth_map

Romania's government has backed moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, drawing a warning from the president - who has the final say - that the move could break global law. On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that "at least half a dozen" countries were considering moving their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read More »

Oklahoma Rhea Fire Grows To 400000 Acres As National Guard Is Deployed

perth_map

A statement released Wednesday by the team managing operations against the fires northwest of Grants said crews held containment lines Tuesday despite the challenging conditions. Oklahoma Forestry Officials said well over 366,000 acres primarily in western Oklahoma have burned. At least one wildfire was started yesterday due to careless actions that violated the Burn Ban in place. Read More »

Minnesota prosecutors to hold press conference regarding Prince's death

perth_map

The news comes as the Minnesota doctor who prescribed opioid painkillers to Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay out $30,000 Dollars settlement over a federal civil violation. He did not admit liability as part of the deal. But the U.S. Attorney's Office said Schulenberg wrote the prescription for Johnson "knowing that the controlled substances were meant to be used by another individual". Read More »

NY Gov. Cuomo Grants 35000 Paroled Felons Right To Vote

perth_map

He said that the party got disconnected from the middle class and "under-delivered" for minority supporters. "I'm going to make it law by executive order ", he continued. "I think we allowed them to get to that point". Labor unions that back incumbent Andrew Cuomo left the WFP in retaliation, creating a rift between labor and the progressive party they had helped to found. Read More »

Democrats Oppose Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo Just Because He's Pro

perth_map

If the Senate Foreign Realtions Committee fails to endorse Pompeo , he could still pass a confirmation vote in the full Senate. CIA Director Mike Pompeo , picked to be the next secretary of state , laughs at a joke while he is introduced before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary of State, Thursday, April 12, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Read More »

Wenger: Beating Atletico Madrid "Absolutely Vital" To Arsenal Season

perth_map

Freezing conditions and Arsenal's abject display in the final provoked a number of fans to stay home, but the club announced the attendance as near-capacity. Aubameyang has six goals in eight league games since arriving from Borussia Dortmund in January, but Wenger said it may make more sense to play someone who can face Atletico. Read More »

ZTE may lose its Android license because of USA ban

perth_map

China on Thursday said the United States will damage itself if it takes action against China's leading telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp . Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp's USA woes deepened on Tuesday, as regulators proposed new rules that could cut into its sales, while a supply ban means it may not be able to use Android software in its devices, according to a source. Read More »

Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee

perth_map

Sen. Cory Booker , D-N.J., abandoned, stayed hopeful Wednesday the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , " R-Ky., would bring about the Senate floor laws created to protect Particular Counsel Robert Mueller from Getting dismissed. "There's no indication that Mueller's going to be fired", McConnell told "Your World with Neil Cavuto". McConnell has argued for months that he doesn't believe legislation protecting the special counsel is necessary. Read More »

US Senators Tammy Duckworth allowed to bring babies into chamber

perth_map

The inspiration for the new rule is a small bundle named Maile Pearl, born April 9 to Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth -the only sitting senator in US history to give birth. As for whether babies will have to wear any special identification before they enter the Senate floor, Sen. The House has long allowed children - of any age - to be on the floor during legislative business as long as they are accompanied by their parents. Read More »

Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

perth_map

Chemical weapons inspectors will only deploy to the Syrian town of Douma if they are given unhindered access, the OPCW chief said Wednesday, adding it was unknown when the team would go. The "mission has not been accomplished", said Suzanne Akhras, president of the Syrian Community Network. A United Nations security team was sacked upon in the Syrian town of Douma this week while carrying out reconnaissance at the site of a suspected chemical attack , reported Reuters. Read More »

Israel and Iran war is near

perth_map

However, many major US news outlets have failed to provide readers with the update. Russian Federation and Syria said it was carried out by Israeli warplanes. But similar "de-escalation" arrangements have been violated or broken down entirely in other parts of Syria. The Homs attack had nothing to do with Assad's chemical hut and everything to do with Iran. Read More »

Michael Cohen Drops Suit Over Russia Dossier Amid Prague Trip Reports

perth_map

David Schwartz , an attorney for Cohen, said that the investigation prompted the decision to drop the libel case, but maintained that his client was defamed. A report published Friday cast a new cloud over Cohen. He provided a copy of his passport to BuzzFeed to show he did not enter the country, but McClatchy reported he could have entered the country when he was traveling to Europe and entered through a country that did not require a passport. Read More »