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Woman Who Knocked Off MAGA Cap Gets in Real Trouble Woman Who Knocked Off MAGA Cap Gets in Real Trouble
- February 28, 2019

Turner said that after Santos knocked his hat off several times, she instructed the bartender to poison his drink. Police say the victim was eating dinner at the restaurant when Santos began yelling at him. Turner told MassLive after the initial arrest that it was sad to see what happened. I don't know what happened. "That's the problem - the problem with Americans these days, people are just ignorant", Turner said in the video . (more...)
Kushner remarks get cool reception from Israel, Palestinians Kushner remarks get cool reception from Israel, Palestinians
- February 28, 2019

Perhaps the most outstanding issue in the final declaration of the meeting, which brought together almost 40 heads of State and Government, was the one about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which also dealt about the complicated humanitarian situation in the blockaded Gaza Strip. (more...)
Video App TikTok Fined For Illegally Collecting Kids' Data Video App TikTok Fined For Illegally Collecting Kids' Data
- February 28, 2019

A hit in the US, Musical.ly was seen as a way for the Chinese company to expand overseas, and also to capitalise on an increasing appetite for short video. "This FTC ruling underscores what we have long known: companies do not consider children's personal information out of bounds", US Senator Ed Markey wrote in a statement following the ruling. (more...)
MPs back May's new Brexit strategy as European Union warns of delay conditions MPs back May's new Brexit strategy as European Union warns of delay conditions
- February 28, 2019

The prime minister, who reached an agreement with European leaders late a year ago but saw it overwhelmingly rejected by British lawmakers in January, had repeatedly ruled out delaying Brexit . The decision last week of eight pro-European Labour MPs to quit for The Independent Group (TIG) was decried by the campaign backing a second referendum - they feared it would harden Corbyn's opposition to a new public poll. (more...)
Vietnam: Trump, Kim arrive in Hanoi for second summit Vietnam: Trump, Kim arrive in Hanoi for second summit
- February 28, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to stay in Vietnam through Saturday after his two-day meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the country's capital, North Korean state media reported Wednesday. The US insists on sticking with sanctions until the North takes concrete steps such as submitting a list of nuclear weapons, while the North wants corresponding actions as it rolls back its programme. (more...)
Five Bodies Found in Apartment, Pennsylvania Mother and Daughter Arrested Five Bodies Found in Apartment, Pennsylvania Mother and Daughter Arrested
- February 28, 2019

There was nothing amiss when a social worker visited the family in Apartment S7 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania , on February 5. The police found Campbell's 17-year-old son, Joshua Campbell, safe and unharmed. Campbell and her children lived in Trenton, NJ. Morrisville Police Chief George McClay on Monday dismissed Shana Decree's claim that the victims wanted to die. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal could cost $93 trillion, group says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal could cost $93 trillion, group says
- February 28, 2019

Absolutely no one believes that Ivanka Trump knows or cares what Americans want "in their hearts". "They have in there things like single-payer and ... The congresswoman linked to an August 2018 report by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute . As CNN noted , "Raising the minimum wage has been hotly debated around the country for years". (more...)
Diplomats shun Venezuelan envoy's speech to United Nations rights body Diplomats shun Venezuelan envoy's speech to United Nations rights body
- February 28, 2019

The US has called on Maduro, president since 2013 after succeeding the late Hugo Chávez, to stand down after claiming his 2018 snap election win was marred by vote-rigging. Protesters - desperate for food and freedom - have been taking to the streets in Venezuela since April 2017 in hopes that Maduro would resign. At least two people were killed in a town near the Brazilian border and, according to officials in Colombia, as many as 285 were wounded near border bridge crossings. (more...)
Deadly fire erupts at Cairo train station Deadly fire erupts at Cairo train station
- February 28, 2019

People walk at the main train station after a fire caused deaths and injuries, in Cairo , Egypt, February 27, 2019. One security camera showed a man, his body on fire, running down a set of stairs before collapsing. Egypt's railway system is badly in need of crucial upgrades and a fresh injection of funds, but the economy is doing badly. Figures from the official statistics agency show that there were 1,657 train accidents in 2017, up from 1,249 in 2016. (more...)
Australia's Cardinal Pell remanded into custody for child sex offences Australia's Cardinal Pell remanded into custody for child sex offences
- February 28, 2019

Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell has been convicted of sexually abusing two choirboys while he was archbishop of Melbourne . "I'm imposing sentence on Cardinal Pell for what he did", Kidd said. Pell was found guilty of child sex abuse in December. Following the procedures he had first established in Melbourne and then brought to the capital of New South Wales, Pell voluntarily stepped aside from office until a judicial inquiry, led by a former Australian ... (more...)
World’s tiniest baby boy born in Tokyo World’s tiniest baby boy born in Tokyo
- February 28, 2019

In Tokyo, Keio University Hospital quoted the boy's mother as saying, "Honestly speaking, I didn't know whether he could live, so I am really happy he has grown so much". Experts are still not entirely sure why, though there have been suggestions it could be partly related to the slower development of lungs in male babies, Keio hospital said. (more...)
High winds push ice chunks from river onto parkway in Canada High winds push ice chunks from river onto parkway in Canada
- February 28, 2019

On Sunday afternoon, the Niagara River ice boom broke, which allowed for ice build-up on Lake Erie to break free and flow into the river. Shocking videos posted to Twitter today show the ice is still moving relentlessly further inwards. (more...)
Trudeau disagrees with Wilson-Raybould’s recounting of SNC-Lavalin events Trudeau disagrees with Wilson-Raybould’s recounting of SNC-Lavalin events
- February 28, 2019

Questions of Wilson-Raybould being bound by solicitor-client privilege have always seemed to me to be a little beside the point, and the experts seem to have gradually arrived at this view as a consensus. She told the committee if a directive to proceed to a deferred prosecution had been made while she was the veterans-affairs minister, she would have resigned from cabinet immediately. (more...)
Pakistan Army takes U-turn, says ‘only one’ Indian pilot in its custody Pakistan Army takes U-turn, says ‘only one’ Indian pilot in its custody
- February 28, 2019

Pakistan has already violated the Geneva Convention by videoing Wing Commander Abhinandan in injured and blindfolded condition. "In this case, probably by that standard nearly every handling of prisoners of war involves violation of laws of war", he said Wednesday. (more...)
Air Canada suspends service to India as tensions rise on Asian subcontinent Air Canada suspends service to India as tensions rise on Asian subcontinent
- February 28, 2019

One aircraft landed on India's side of Kashmir, while the second went down in Pakistani territory, and the pilot was captured, Khan confirmed. Pakistan responded by downing two Indian warplanes and capturing a pilot . It was clearly conveyed that India reserves the right to take firm and decisive action to protect its national security, sovereignty and territorial integrity against any act of aggression or cross-border terrorism. (more...)
US President Donald Trump delays China tariff increase on trade deal 'progress' US President Donald Trump delays China tariff increase on trade deal 'progress'
- February 28, 2019

He cited progress on "intellectual property protection, technology transfer, agriculture, services, currency, and many other issues". "As a result of these very productive talks , I will be delaying the US increase in tariffs now scheduled for March 1", the president wrote. (more...)
American freed from captivity in Yemen American freed from captivity in Yemen
- February 27, 2019

The U.S. leader said "recovering American hostages is a priority" of his administration. According to Burch's family, the Texas native, who has lived in Yemen for more than two decades, was kidnapped in the capital Sanaa in September 2017. (more...)
Fat rat rescued from German manhole cover after getting stuck Fat rat rescued from German manhole cover after getting stuck
- February 27, 2019

The animal rescue group learned about the stuck rat after a young girl noticed the creature in distress, the BBC reported . With the help of a full team of firefighters, the manhole cover was lifted and propped on wedges while Mr Sehr managed to pop the rotund rat free. (more...)
Pakistan military 'shoots down' two Indian aircraft Pakistan military 'shoots down' two Indian aircraft
- February 27, 2019

Pakistan said on Wednesday morning it had carried out strikes into India to demonstrate its right to self defence a day after Indian jets hit its own territory. He said Pakistan would cooperate with India in an investigation concerning the suicide auto bombing by Pakistan-based militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary police on February 14. (more...)
Resurrection pastor shifts blame to man's family, denies having power to resurrect Resurrection pastor shifts blame to man's family, denies having power to resurrect
- February 27, 2019

This comes amid a probe by the CRL into the "resurrection" as the commission's chairperson said Lukau will be summoned to explain himself. "God's power, simply put, knows no bounds", said Church appointed spokesperson, Minister Busi Gaca. (more...)
Two US Navy ships sail through Taiwan Strait Two US Navy ships sail through Taiwan Strait
- February 27, 2019

The maneuver, which saw the USA vessels shadowed by Chinese warships, occurred only hours after President Donald Trump said that substantial progress? had been made in trade talks with Beijing , the report noted. president Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-Un in Hanoi, in Vietnam , on Wednesday and Thursday. Washington has sold Taiwan more than US$15 billion of weaponry since 2010, according to the United States defence department. (more...)
John Howard Provided A Character Reference For George Pell After His Conviction John Howard Provided A Character Reference For George Pell After His Conviction
- February 27, 2019

Revoking Pell's AC would be similar to disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris losing his Officer and Member of the Order of Australia honours after being convicted of indecently assaulting four girls in the UK. The historical offences each carry a maximum 10-year prison sentence. Ten character references submitted for Pell describe him as a man of great passion, with a great sense of humour who could relate to everyone from prime ministers to street beggars, Mr Richter told the court. (more...)
Afghanistan civilian casualties up 11% in past year Afghanistan civilian casualties up 11% in past year
- February 27, 2019

According to reports, Mullah Baradar, deputy chief of Taliban , will be leading the delegation. Civilian casualties by terrorists "mainly resulted from the indiscriminate use of suicide improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and the deliberate targeting of civilians with these devices", the worldwide body pointed out. (more...)
Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister
- February 27, 2019

The news came shortly after Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards general Qassem Soleimani said on Wednesday that Mr Zarif had the backing of the country's leader and remained the person in charge of the country's foreign policy. The president cited Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in praising Zarif's work as foreign minister. He has been under pressure from hardliners in parliament over his handling of the fallout from Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. (more...)
Taliban hopeful on deal amid new round of talks with U.S. Taliban hopeful on deal amid new round of talks with U.S.
- February 27, 2019

Zalmay Khalilzad, former US ambassador to Afghanistan , Iraq and the United Nations, listens to speakers during a panel discussion on Afghanistan at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 12, 2011. "Now the work begins in earnest", Khalilzad tweeted . Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid told The Associated Press , "Yes, there is a possibility we will reach some results". (more...)
Read Michael Cohen’s Opening Statement Ahead of House Testimony
- February 27, 2019

Cohen's testimony raises grave questions about the legality of president Donald Trump's conduct and the truthfulness of statements while he was president", Cummings said . The committee's top Republican, Rep. Jim Jordan, of OH, sought early on to undermine Cohen's credibility by calling him a "fraudster, cheat" and "a convicted felon". (more...)
Cardinal George Pell to spend his first night in prison Cardinal George Pell to spend his first night in prison
- February 27, 2019

Cardinal George Pell outside Rome's Hotel Quirinale March 3, 2016. Richter tried to persuade the judge that Pell's sex attack on two children was at the lower end of offending because it "lasted less than six minutes". The Vatican , in their first response to the conviction, said that it was " painful " for many but insisted that the Pell had the right to "defend himself until last level" of the judicial process, citing his proclaims of innocence. (more...)
Venezuela's opposition leader says he will begin exercising his 'duties as president' Venezuela's opposition leader says he will begin exercising his 'duties as president'
- February 27, 2019

Security council members clashed over the increasingly politicised humanitarian aid efforts to Venezuela, the government of which, led by Nicolás Maduro , is backed by China and Russian Federation, and opposed by the USA and a number of European and Latin American countries, who want Maduro to step down. (more...)
Wind Gusts Continue Through Sunday Night, Temps to Drop Wind Gusts Continue Through Sunday Night, Temps to Drop
- February 27, 2019

Unsecured objects will blow around and some tree and minor structural damage is possible, along with scattered power outages . ComEd tweeted Sunday the company was fully staffed and prepared to respond to power outages associated with the severe wind. (more...)
Hillary Staffers Exchange Verbal Barbs With Sanders' Staff Over Private Jet Use Hillary Staffers Exchange Verbal Barbs With Sanders' Staff Over Private Jet Use
- February 27, 2019

Tad Devine, Mark Longabaugh, and Julian Markey worked as media consultants on Sanders' 2016 campaign, and announced their departure on NBC News . "You can see why she's one of the most disliked politicians in America", he said. In a video posted to Twitter on Monday, Sanders announced that one million volunteers had joined up across every congressional district in the country. (more...)

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