Thursday, 21 November 2019
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Search for missing Houston girl shifts to Arkansas

perth_map

When he got out of his vehicle, some men approached him and knocked him out. Vence told police he left about an hour later with his son and Maleah to pick up Maleah's mom from the airport, KTRK reported . According to an Associated Press report , the investigation began when trained dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in Vance's silver Nissan Altima after Maleah was reported missing. Read More »

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures

perth_map

On Saturday, North Korea state news agency KCNA released reports of Kim providing "field guidance" at a number of factories and cities, without specifying when the visits occurred. Since his ascension to power in 2011, after the death of his father Kim Jong-il, the North Korea leader has ordered many high-profile purges . And the Unification Ministry also mistakenly announced in February 2016 that Ri Yong Gil, chief of the general staff of the North Korean People's Army, had been ... Read More »

Donations pour in for funeral after mum, four kids killed

perth_map

Charmaine McLeod with three of her children. "I love them very much and they will be. missed with all of my heart", he wrote. We were always reaching out to Charmaine and offering to help as much as she would allow us to. Friends offered their love and support to Mr McLeod on social media. "For those who have donated or shared, I thank you". Aaleyn and Matilda's classmates and teachers at Kawungan State School wrote on Facebook of their devastation. Read More »

Thousands of migrants storm the US-Mexico border

perth_map

The feds have been apprehending the asylum-seekers near El Paso and then, in hundreds of cases, sending them by bus or plane to other U.S. cities to be processed and given immigration court dates there because the border facilities are overwhelmed. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: Public vote is only way out of Brexit crisis

perth_map

Campbell, who was expelled from the party for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European Union elections, wouldn't be drawn on when he would be voting Labour again, but said he had wanted to. He said Jeremy Corbyn's closest colleagues think he is "bonkers" on Brexit - adding muted support for another referendum is increasingly isolating him from his own frontbenchers. Read More »

China slams USA ‘lies’ as tariff hike looms

perth_map

Every time China exposes them in time, but the United States seems to be very persistent, even obsessed, and keeps repeating these lies", foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press briefing. - Kitchenware such as ovens, microwaves, and coffee machines. Now China is hitting back with tariffs ranging from five percent to 25 percent on 5,410 products. Read More »

Special air quality statement in effect for Medicine Hat

perth_map

People who have asthma, COPD or other lung diseases can be more sensitive to air pollution and will experience more serious health effects at lower levels. For more information please visit Alberta Health Services at http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/air.aspx . In the short term, she said the most common symptoms would be irritation to the eyes or throat. Read More »

James Marape Elected PNG's Prime Minister, After O'Neill Resigns

perth_map

In his first comments as prime minister, Marape struck a balance between reassuring worldwide firms that the nation will honor its commitments while seeking greater benefits from its energy, mineral and forestry assets. "I don't think Marape is hostile towards the natural resource sector, but he is eager to see the benefits going to the highlands, to landowners and to the PNG people to be maximised". Read More »

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agree to partner up on legislation

perth_map

At a bare minimum, Ocasio-Cortez suggested that there should be a longer wait period. "The Swamp would hate it, but perhaps a chance for some bipartisan cooperation?", he tweeted . Cruz's response in a follow-up tweet was succinct: "You're on". Certain laws prevent members of Congress from lobbying for a certain period of time, but they are loosely enforced. Read More »

Enormous, 11-Foot Alligator 'Breaks Into Home' at 3 AM in Florida

perth_map

Another photo shows the mess he made in the kitchen, knocking over a table and chairs. The terrified homeowner immediately called the cops after the startling discovery. "The gator was captured and there were no injuries", the city said in a Twitter post. Officers were scrambled to the scene along with a trapper who was able to remove the pre-historic looking creature. Read More »

‘Multiple Injuries’ Reported in Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

perth_map

Police Chief Jim Cervera said that the officer was saved by the vest. Six people were hospitalized after a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, hospital officials tweeted Friday. The building houses the city's public works, public utilities and planning departments, according to City Councilwoman Barbara Henley, who arrived at City Hall building about 4 p.m. Read More »

Barr: Trump Isn’t ‘Shredding Institutions,’ It’s People ‘Resisting’ Democratically Elected President

perth_map

Many saw Mueller's statement as a repudiation of Attorney General William Barr , who had declared that the report fully exonerated the president before its detail were released to the public. Mueller ended his role as special counsel on Wednesday (Thursday morning, NZ time) and said his office could not consider whether to charge Trump with a crime , because a long-standing Justice Department opinion says a sitting president cannot be indicted. Read More »

Ramaphosa appoints 28 ministers - more women and youth in cabinet

perth_map

He was public works minister between 1994 and 1999, public enterprise minister between 1999 and 2004, transport minister between 2004 and 2009 as well as justice and constitutional development 2009 and 2014. "The organisation will be seeking urgent engagements with ministers in the economic cluster to determine aligned actions", BUSA said. Dr Blade Nzimande as Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology. Read More »

Huawei cancels meetings with USA contacts, sends US workers home

perth_map

A 90-day reprieve was later issued. The move is an apparent response to the U.S. Department of Commerce putting Huawei Technologies Co. Entities are "unreliable" if they "fail to comply with market rules, break from the spirit of contracts and block or stop supplying Chinese enterprise for non-commercial reasons, seriously damaging the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises", ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a news briefing. Read More »

China's United States tariff hike to target condoms, wine, pianos

That prompted Beijing to hit back with additional levies on the majority of US imports on a $60 billion target list - due to take effect on Saturday. But analysts say China may be reluctant to target the materials because it could hasten a global search for alternative supplies of rare earths. Read More »

North Koreans survive by paying bribes, United Nations report says

perth_map

According to Reuters news reports , Ortagus remarks came as she had been frequently asked to make United States position clear after President Donald Trump contradicted U.S. 'If you get caught and don't have bribes to pay, you could get executed, just like my relatives, ' she said. Some North Korean refugees said they worked at markets after paying bribes and freeing themselves from their state-run companies, which are struggling to operate, the report said. Read More »

Saudi king demands firm Arab stand on Irans criminal acts

perth_map

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman told an emergency Arab summit here on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month. Meanwhile on Wednesday, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said some 900 troops coming to the Mideast over the perceived Iran threat - to reinforce the tens of thousands already in the region - would be deployed in Saudi Arabia and Qatar . Read More »

Japan to propose Abe-Kim summit to North Korean officials next week

perth_map

Kim Hyok-chol, who was the counterpart of U.S. Special Representative Stephen Biegun in the runup to the summit, was shot at Mirim Airport in March with four other senior officials on charges of spying for America, the source said. Those two individuals have been sent to political prison camps, Chosun Ilbo reported. Kim Song Hye, who carried out working-level negotiations with Kim Hyok Chol, was reportedly sent to a political prison camp. Read More »

VP Pence meets with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau over USMCA trade deal

perth_map

In a presidential statement that followed Trump's tweet, he said tariffs would be raised to 10 per cent on July 1 "if the crisis persists", and then by another 5 per cent each month for three months. "The prime minister and I spoke about it extensively today", Pence said. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Canada as he looks to build momentum to get a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico passed. Read More »

Macron´s popularity drops again after European elections

perth_map

Under that system, the new European Commission president to replace Jean-Claude Juncker, would automatically be EPP leader Manfred Weber from Germany. Ska Keller, head of the Green group in the EU Parliament, said that a no-deal Brexit would be the worst outcome "for everyone". "Gender balance means at least two women", said the summit chairman, Donald Tusk , who will now negotiate between capitals to come up with a list of names for approval by the 28 leaders. Read More »

McConnell says he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

perth_map

McConnell made the comments during a speech in his home state Tuesday afternoon. Matthew Yglesias, the co-founder of Vox.com, argued that McConnell's tactics were blatantly opportunistic, but hardly unique. McConnell's reversal on his Supreme Court vacancy beliefs riled up Democrats on Twitter . McConnell and Biden do indeed have a history of working with one another, like in 2013, when together they pulled the country back from the fiscal cliff. Read More »

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill

perth_map

Louisiana is poised to become the latest state to have a controversial abortion ban signed into law . The Louisiana House approved a strict new abortion law barring the procedure once a heartbeat is detectable, a point before many women may realize they are pregnant. Read More »

"Trying Again To Smear Our Country": Russia On US Nuclear Accusation

perth_map

The remarks come after the Director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley said earlier that "the United States believes that Russian Federation probably is not adhering to its nuclear testing moratorium in a manner consistent with the "zero-yield" standard" outlined in the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). Read More »

'Micro preemie' baby girl goes home from USA hospital

perth_map

Doctors said Saybie's survival is down to her fighting spirit and the fact that she suffered no serious complications after birth. She said the day Saybie was born was the scariest of her life. "She's - I'm only 23 weeks [pregnant]'", her mother says. The baby was small enough to fit in the palm of someone's hand. The baby's family gave permission to share the story but wanted to stay anonymous, the hospital said. Read More »

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting MS campground manager

perth_map

A spokesman for Kampgrounds of America, a chain that oversees hundreds of commercial campgrounds nationwide, told The Washington Post on Tuesday that the property manager for the Starkville location had been fired. The video of the exchange can be seen below. Richardson did not immediately respond to messages an Associated Press reporter left through Facebook and at the nail salon where she works. Read More »

USS John McCain’s name was not covered up during Trump visit

perth_map

In a tweet on Wednesday night, Trump denied having any information about the request after a report by The Wall Street Journal , later confirmed by The Associated Press, that a White House email to military officials had requested that it "move out of sight " during the president's visit to the U.S. Read More »

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing

perth_map

Arbuthnot acknowledged the concerns for Assange's health , according to Reuters, saying in court: "He's not very well". WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday. Read More »

Arun Jaitley opts out of Modi government 2.0, cites health reasons

perth_map

A spokesman of prime minister's office declined to comment on Jaitley's letter to Modi. BJP circles have speculated that party chief Amit Shah could be the pick though his shift will leave the party leadership grappling with the task of finding a substitute given the leader's success in the assignment. Read More »

World's smallest surviving baby leaves hospital

Baby Saybie was delivered at 23 weeks and 3 days gestation after her mother experienced severe pregnancy complications. The baby who nurses at a San Diego hospital called "Saybie" is believed to be the world's tiniest surviving newborn. Read More »

Budapest boat capsizes - 7 dead and 16 missing in Hungarian capital

perth_map

Police ordered all shipping to stop on the Danube in central Budapest in a statement. The National Ambulance Service was conducting searches along a stretch downstream from Budapest and on alert on the entire Danube stretch south of Budapest in Hungary , where all boat traffic has been halted. Read More »

"White House Wanted USS John McCain "Out Of Sight" Of Trump"

perth_map

According to the Journal , citing an unnamed official, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan approved measures to ensure the ship did not interfere with the president's visit. "Please confirm #3 will be satisfied", the official wrote. "The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great", she said in her eulogy for her father. Read More »