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Captain Cook's Shipwrecked HMB Endeavour May Have Been Found Captain Cook's Shipwrecked HMB Endeavour May Have Been Found
- September 21, 2018

It was hired as a British troop transport during the American War of Independence and was scuttled in a blockade off Rhode Island in 1778. The Australian National Maritime Museum teamed up with Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project to search Newport Harbour for the famous vessel and will announce their results at an event in NY on Friday at 5pm local time. (more...)
Vietnam President dies of serious illness at 61 Vietnam President dies of serious illness at 61
- September 21, 2018

He passed away from a "serious illness despite devoted treatment by professors and doctors", the official Vietnam News Agency said. Two weeks later, Quang was reportedly visibly unwell and stumbled during a visit by Indonesian President Joko Widodo on September 11. (more...)
US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles
- September 21, 2018

Meanwhile, Moscow warned the United States against "playing with fire". The US State Department said on Thursday that the purchases of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missiles by China's Equipment Development Department (EDD) of China's Ministry of Defence violated US sanctions on Russia . (more...)
3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault 3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault
- September 21, 2018

Wilson's driver's license photo matched the image on the "Sanjuro" profile. Wilson is identified in the affidavit as the owner of Austin-based Defense Distributed . According to the detectives who interviewed the alleged victim: "If someone mistakes her age, it's because they think she's younger, not older than the 16-year-old she is". (more...)
Brexit 'humiliation' leaves May vulnerable: United Kingdom papers
- September 21, 2018

Challenges to her Brexit plan and her leadership will take center stage at a raucous party conference in early October. Senior Brexiteers see Mrs May's political humiliation in Salzburg as an opportunity, not to remove her, but to allow her to climb down of... (more...)
3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care 3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care
- September 21, 2018

Friday. Her relationship with the children wasn't immediately clear. Four other uninjured children were removed from the home for observation. One of girls is in a critical condition, but none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. (more...)
Bobi Wine Driven Home Bobi Wine Driven Home
- September 21, 2018

Kyagulanyi, 36, has been seeking medical treatment in the USA for injuries he claims were sustained while allegedly being tortured in custody following his arrest last month. The MP and other politicians were charged in August after stones were allegedly thrown at President Yoweri Museveni's convoy. The government denies that he was mistreated. (more...)
Trump feels ‘terribly’ for Kavanaugh Trump feels ‘terribly’ for Kavanaugh
- September 21, 2018

But doubts were raised whether she would appear. "I really would want to see what she has to say", Trump said. "If they wanted to be, I would certainly do that". Senator Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican, sounded bullish about the prospects of confirming the nominee, who would be expected to bring a more conservative tilt to America's highest court. (more...)
European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit' European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'
- September 21, 2018

Mr Tusk said: "In October we expect maximum progress and results in the Brexit talks and then we will decide whether conditions are there to call an extra summit in November to finalise and formalise the deal". Now that's expected to last until the end of 2020 but if there is no deal to ensure no hard border in Ireland and a political declaration outlining future relations, then there will be no so-called transition period. (more...)
Fire tornado sucks hose into the air
- September 21, 2018

In the video posted to Instagram by firefighter Mary Schidlowsky, three crew members can be seen in a tug of war against what she calls a "fire tornado", which is sucking a hose skyward like a kite string. Wildfire information officer Forrest Tower told the CBC. VANCOUVER-A video taken last month and posted to Instagram two days ago illustrates the intense conditions wildfire crews can encounter on the line. (more...)
Kavanaugh accuser has until Friday to decide if she'll testify Kavanaugh accuser has until Friday to decide if she'll testify
- September 21, 2018

Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegation, and Judge says he doesn't remember any such thing. But Ford's accusation has upended his confirmation process. "It is not the FBI's role to investigate a matter such as this", wrote Grassley, who also sent a letter to committee Democrats formally rejecting their bid for the FBI to investigate. (more...)
Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric testing Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric testing
- September 21, 2018

Le Pen said she originally tweeted the images after a journalist compared her National Rally party, then called the National Front, to the Islamic State. The images showed the bodies of people who were executed by the Islamic State and included the decapitated body of USA reporter James Foley . Experts have told the French media that psychiatric tests are common for people facing charges like Le Pen's. (more...)
Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes
- September 21, 2018

By Thursday night, 37 people had been pulled out of the water by emergency teams during a rescue operation, which was halted because of poor visibility at the scene. According to the Tanzania Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics Services Agency, which operates ferry services, the ferry capsized a few metres before docking. (more...)
Russian Federation claims missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian Russian Federation claims missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian
- September 21, 2018

All 298 people on board MH17 were killed when the Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down by a Soviet-made missile over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in July 2014. Asked about the possibility that the separatists may have seized the missile system during fighting in 2014, Defence Ministry spokesman Maj. The Joint Investigation Team, set up by nations that lost citizens in the MH17 crash, said in a statement that it has "taken note" of the information that the ... (more...)
Woman shoots three dead in Maryland warehouse Woman shoots three dead in Maryland warehouse
- September 21, 2018

The Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there was a shooting Thursday morning in the Perryman area that involves "multiple victims". The Harford County Sheriff's Office said the shooter, identified as 26-year-old Snochia Moseley of Baltimore County, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. (more...)
Girl critical after 2nd shark attack on same Australian isle Girl critical after 2nd shark attack on same Australian isle
- September 21, 2018

Queensland Ambulance Services Manager of the Rockhampton Operations Centre Mindy Thomas said the helicopter was dispatched from Mackay and a paramedic sent from Hamilton Island. The woman, a 46-year-old tourist, remains in a critical condition after a shark bit her upper thigh while swimming in Cid harbour on Whitsunday Island off Queensland. (more...)
North and South Korea Vow to Denuclearize, Co-Host 2032 Olympics North and South Korea Vow to Denuclearize, Co-Host 2032 Olympics
- September 21, 2018

Mr Moon proposed the compromise at a press briefing in Seoul after a three-day visit to North Korea . Pyongyang also said it could dismantle its best-known nuclear facility at Yongbyon, if the U.S. "We're making tremendous progress with respect to North Korea". Moon said North Korea's agreement to allow global experts to observe a "permanent" dismantling of a missile engine test site and launch pad was the same thing as a commitment to "verifiably and irreversibly" demolish those ... (more...)
GOP senators to Kavanaugh's accuser: Testify next week, or we will vote GOP senators to Kavanaugh's accuser: Testify next week, or we will vote
- September 21, 2018

But Ford said through her lawyers that she did not want to testify before the FBI investigates her allegation. In a letter addressed to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley on Tuesday, Ford reportedly said she has been targeted by "vicious harassment and even death threats" since coming forward with sexual assault accusations against Kavanaugh. (more...)
Washington, DC Woman Wendy Martinez Stabbed While Jogging Washington, DC Woman Wendy Martinez Stabbed While Jogging
- September 21, 2018

There is no known motivation for the attack and police have ruled out robbery. He was not cooperative with investigators and authorities are now looking into whether he had any criminal history or mental illness. Mayor Muriel Bowser was also at the news conference and said, "This is an outraged community". "She was living the most lovely moment in her life; it was the happiest last seven days", Cora Martinez said. (more...)
Trump orders documents relating to Russian Federation investigation, Carter Page FISA warrant declassified Trump orders documents relating to Russian Federation investigation, Carter Page FISA warrant declassified
- September 21, 2018

His order covers about 20 pages of documents related to the FBI's June 2017 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act surveillance application for Page as well as all FBI reports of interviews related to the bureau's FISA application for Page and all of the bureau's reports related to the interview of senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr. (more...)
Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump
- September 20, 2018

President Donald Trump . The initial step is the permanent dismantlement of the North's key missile engine test site and missile launch pad in Tongchang-ri. President Trump said Wednesday that "tremendous progress" was being made toward North Korea giving up nuclear weapons. Washington calls for concrete action, such as a full disclosure of North Korea's nuclear and missile facilities, before satisfying Pyongyang's key demands, including an official end to the war and the easing of global ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia invited to be third partner in CPEC: Fawad Chaudhry Saudi Arabia invited to be third partner in CPEC: Fawad Chaudhry
- September 20, 2018

He had also stressed the need to work for a terror-free South Asia. "The biggest problem is Kashmir", he said, suggesting that the two sides should come to the table to resolve it. Inviting the Indian PM to Pakistan , Imran Khan said the summit will offer an "opportunity for you to visit Pakistan and for us to re-start the stalled dialogue process". (more...)
Donald Trump rips into Jeff Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general' Donald Trump rips into Jeff Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'
- September 20, 2018

With that said, however, Trump has yet to fire Mr. Sessions , and up until this point it appeared as if Sessions would nearly certainly stick around until after the November elections. Trump has repeatedly considered firing Sessions , the nation's top law enforcement officer, only to be opposed by aides who think a dismissal would upend the Russian Federation investigation, conservatives who applaud Sessions' hardline stances at the Department of Justice and Republican senators who have ... (more...)
Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers
- September 20, 2018

Contractors have completed eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. The U.S. -Mexico border is approximately 2,000 miles wide. Migrants have increasingly been looking to Spain after being shunned by Italy's populist government, which has worked to clamp down on refugees, going so far as to shut its ports to migrant rescue ships. (more...)
Gove refuses to condemn Hungary's Viktor Orban as Tories face backlash Gove refuses to condemn Hungary's Viktor Orban as Tories face backlash
- September 20, 2018

Also, as Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said, they will discuss issues related to energy sector and gas supplies. The EU lawmakers voted 448-197 in favour of a report recommending the launch of a so-called Article 7 procedure, which could lead to the suspension of Hungary's EU voting rights. (more...)
Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina
- September 20, 2018

Hurricane Florence bypassed South Florida, but we haven't forgotten the need for relief after Hurricanes Irma and Maria impacted us and our neighbors in Puerto Rico. "All of the folks from the federal government that are around the table are confirming it". Trump told the victims "America grieves with you" and "we're with you all the way". (more...)
Moon departs North Korea after summit with Kim Moon departs North Korea after summit with Kim
- September 20, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also praised the "important commitments", saying he spoke with his North Korean counterpart and invited him to meet next week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. It also was unclear what "corresponding steps" North Korea wants from the U.S.to dismantle its nuclear site. "I feel overwhelmed that I can share these words today", Moon said. (more...)
McCaskill to Vote 'No' on Kavanaugh McCaskill to Vote 'No' on Kavanaugh
- September 20, 2018

Ford's testimony would reflect her personal knowledge and memory of events", Grassley said. On Wednesday, Grassley released a statement saying, "Nothing the FBI [Federal Bureau of Investigation] or any other investigator does would have any bearing on what Dr. (more...)
Putin explains how Russian jet was shot down off Syria Putin explains how Russian jet was shot down off Syria
- September 20, 2018

In recent months Israel has increased its attacks in Syria against the regime or its ally Iran. "Overnight, IDF fighter jets targeted a facility of the Syrian Armed Forces from which systems to manufacture accurate and lethal weapons were about to be transferred on behalf of Iran to Hezbollah in Lebanon". (more...)
Man threatened to shoot child over 'Fortnite' loss Man threatened to shoot child over 'Fortnite' loss
- September 20, 2018

He allegedly told the youngster "I will come to your house tonight and f*** you up", ABC 7 reporter Stacey Sager tweeted. With 125 million global players, Fortnite has become a cultural phenomenon, and, police say, highly addictive and overly competitive for some, including a Huntington man by the name of Michael Aliperti. (more...)

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