Global News

Woman finds iguana in toilet bowl, calls 911

Woman finds iguana in toilet bowl, calls 911 Lt. Scott Mullin says he's seen plenty of snakes in toilets but, "This is the first time I've ever found an iguana in the toilet". Gisele Quintero told Local 10 News reporter Todd Tongen that her mother called her after finding the iguana. [Full Article...]

High stakes involved in Trump's revelations to Russia

High stakes involved in Trump's revelations to Russia But then Trump seemingly admitted sharing information, tweeting Tuesday: "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation. which I have the absolute right to do". "The president was meeting with the foreign minister about the terrorist threat", McMaster said. On Tuesday morning, Trump himself weighed in . "The story that came out tonight as reported is false", McMaster said without e... [Full Article...]

China's new silk belt

DIPLOMATS have voiced concern over China's ambitious "new Silk Road" plan, particularly over the transparency of the multi-billion dollar project, or apparent lack thereof. He said the initiative, pioneered by Chinese leader Xi Jinping gives developing countries space to have a say in the global economy, create jobs and prosperity. [Full Article...]

Laptop cabin ban off the table - for now

The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension to some European countries of a U.S. ban on airline passengers taking laptops into cabins, saying any security threats faced are common. Under the proposal, travelers with electronic devices larger than a cell phone would be required to carry them as checked luggage. News editor Johanna Jainchill ex... [Full Article...]

US strikes Syria militia threatening US-backed forces, officials say

US strikes Syria militia threatening US-backed forces, officials say The "defensive " strike was also an apparent signal to Assad to keep his forces out of a zone where USA -backed rebels are fighting the Islamic State group. But the attack on forces does not reflect an escalation, the official said. It was unclear whether the advancing forces were Syrian army troops or other pro-government allies, but they were flying Syrian flags and began constructing berms ... [Full Article...]

Macron win brings sigh of relief from business circles

Paris, May 8 Far-right leader Marine Le Pen lost her bid to become France's first female head of state but she is unbowed, making plans for a major makeover of her party and her next electoral battle: June's parliamentary elections. Many also took the Macron victory as a repudiation of a common adversary: Russian President Vladimir Putin, a leader derided across the political spectrum in the US Co... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu pushes back against claim he asked Trump not to move embassy

A source close to the preparations team in Israel told Channel 2 that the statements made by the White House official were received with utter shock by Netanyahu's team. The reaction to Trump's reported visit to the site shows why sitting U.S. presidents have stayed away from the Western Wall. Barack Obama placed a note between the Kotel's ancient stones in 2008 during his presidential campaign ... [Full Article...]

Lib Dems pledge pension tax relief review; commit to triple lock

The main opposition Labour party has 31% while the Lib Dems lag behind on 9%, according to the survey of 1,630 people. The offer being made by the Lib Dems is framed around its fears over what the Conservative Party could do should it retain power. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump

Netanyahu: Abbas lied to Trump Abbas told Trump that his goal is a two-state solution with East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, and said the president provides a new opportunity for a peace deal. But he also said outsiders can not impose terms on the parties - which some see as a coded warning that there are limits to the USA willingness to invest political capital. [Full Article...]

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur Pillar apologized after the game but did not mention his use of language. It's just I'm a competitive guy, and [the incident was] heat of the moment. "He didn't do anything wrong, it was on me", Pillar told reporters after the game. Jace Peterson said something to Bautista as he rounded first base and the Toronto slugger had words with catcher Kurt Suzuki as he touched home plate. [Full Article...]

Pet Labrador stabbed to death in Mirrabooka Park

Pet Labrador stabbed to death in Mirrabooka Park Police are investigating after a man stabbed and killed a Labrador in a Mirrabooka park on Wednesday in full view of its owner. The 22-year-old local woman was exercising her four-year-old dog off-lead in a park off Apple Blossom Drive at 6pm, when the man allegedly attacked it. [Full Article...]

Austria Becomes Latest Country In Europe To Ban Full-Face Veil

Austria Becomes Latest Country In Europe To Ban Full-Face Veil Starting in October this year, women wearing garments that fully cover the face will have to face fines of 150 Euro ($A225). Migrants were also encouraged to volunteer for charitable organizations. Beginning on October 1, Austrian police will be fining women (and men) who are caught wearing clothes that obstruct their facial features. In Austria, Islam is the second most widely professed religio... [Full Article...]

New French President Announces His 1st Government

New French President Announces His 1st Government Edouard Philippe, mayor of the northern port city Le Havre, is not from the president's own party but from the moderate wing of the centre-right Republicans party. A newcomer to global diplomacy, Macron has assumed control of a nuclear power with a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council as crises persist in Syria, Libya and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Trump Waives Iran Sanctions In New Flip-Flop On 'Terrible' Nuclear Deal

Although Iran is a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention and has promised to dismantle its chemical weapons arsenal, the US State Department in 2013 said that it had no accurate intelligence that proved that Iran had complied with the convention. [Full Article...]

Saudi king's new order loosens guardianship rules on women

Saudi king's new order loosens guardianship rules on women A royal decree, issued last week, has said that women will no longer need a male guardian's permission to access public services. "Everyone is talking about it". "My son is my guardian, believe it or not, and this is really humiliating". In a report published by Special Rapporteur, Ben Emmerson, yesterday, the official raised concerns over the broad definition of terrorism, which he said did n... [Full Article...]

Trump Attacks James Comey on Twitter

Trump Attacks James Comey on Twitter The blowback against the firing of Comey angered the increasingly frustrated president, who made the decision after consulting only a small group of advisers, anxious the news would leak out. Multiple officials, including Pence, said the president was acting at the behest of Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "In fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself - I said, you know, th... [Full Article...]

Two Senate panels seek Comey memos, Intel wants testimony

Two Senate panels seek Comey memos, Intel wants testimony Earlier Wednesday, the committee asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the White House for documents and tapes related to Comey's interactions with Trump officials. The comments by Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings came as Democrats sought to force a House vote to establish an independent commission to investigate Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Nine Hurt in Violent Demonstration at Turkish Ambassador's Residence

Nine Hurt in Violent Demonstration at Turkish Ambassador's Residence Nine people were hurt and two arrests were made during an altercation at the Turkish ambassador's residence in the USA capital during a visit by Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan. Two people were arrested . A state-owned Turkish news agency said that the president's security team was involved in the fighting outside the embassy, the New York Times reports . [Full Article...]

ICJ to pronounce verdict on Jadhav death sentence

ICJ to pronounce verdict on Jadhav death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague , which heard arguments from both countries on Monday, will deliver its verdict at 3:30 pm today. "Well done! #HarishSalve - you have done India Proud", Jaitley, himself a legal luminary, said. There was no immediate reaction from the Pakistani government. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron : 'Macronomics' faces clash with French ballot box

We are heartened by this victory which reflects Europe's maturity in its efforts to retain the values of inclusiveness, tolerance and egalitarianism. However, Le Pen called on all patriots "to join us" in constituting a "new political force" during the upcoming legislative elections. [Full Article...]


« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788  Next »