Monday, 21 October 2019
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Sessions Releases Legal Guidance for Religious Liberty

The memo makes clear the Justice Department's support of that opinion in noting that the primary religious freedom law - the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 - protects the rights not only of people to worship as they choose but also of corporations, companies and private firms. Read More »

USA lifts Sudan sanctions despite opposition from human rights groups


The United States will end some of its toughest economic and trade sanctions imposed on the government of Sudan , the US State Department said on Friday . The planned sanctions relief suggests that Khartoum has provided assurances it will abide by global sanctions against North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, as Washington had urged. Read More »

USA and Nigerien soldiers killed during patrol attack in South West Niger


On Thursday, French and Nigerien troops conducted operations near Niger's border with Mali, the day after an attack that killed three US Army Special Forces members, security sources said. The ministry updated the casualty figures from the ambush on Thursday, adding the death toll of their own forces to the three soldiers already named by the USA side. Read More »

Virginia's Northam 'Fighting for' MS-13 Gang


Trump's tweet on Thursday accusing Northam of supporting the gang, which the administration has sought to crack down, came following the release of a public poll by the Washington Post-Schar School poll which found Northam was leading with a 13-point edge over his opponent in a three-way race. Read More »

'Mahatma Gandhi's assassination conspirators yet to be identified'


In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mumbai- based IT Professional Pankaj Chandra Phadnis, who has filed a petition in the Supreme Court for a probe into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, said the conspirators are yet to be identified. While asking Saran to examine the material produced by Phadnis, the bench headed by Justice SA Bobde however said that prima facie they don't find the material to be sufficient to order further investigation. Read More »

Are fully-automatic weapons legal to have?

The National Rifle Association ( NRA ) said in a statement Thursday that the device the Las Vegas shooter used to convert his semi-automatic weapons to fire automatic should be subject to additional regulations . The NRA, which has opposed efforts to pass federal gun legislation following previous mass shootings , said it would not oppose moves to regulate bump stocks. Read More »

HC dismisses Dhinakaran's plea in 'two leaves' case


Mukul Rohtagi appeared for former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam while Guru Krishnan Kumar and Manoj Pandian appeared for Madhusudan. Dinakaran approached the top court on Friday, a day after the Madras High Court turned down his plea to extend its October 31 deadline to February 28 next year. Read More »

Mass shootings just one facet of gun crisis


Typically, only automatic weapons - still tightly regulated in the US - would be capable of such high-speed destruction. Authorities found bump stocks attached to 12 of the weapons, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent in Charge Jill Schneider said. Read More »

Sweden releases German man detained at airport


The suspect, a German national, set off airport scanners while attempting to get on a flight around 8am on Thursday at Gothenburg's Landvetter airport . An image published by Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet shows the man being escorted from the airport by officers. The man, who was denied bail and remains in custody, has denied the allegations. Read More »

Electrocomponents plc (ECM) PT Raised to GBX 705 at Numis Securities Ltd


About shares traded. John Bean Technologies Corp (JBT) has risen 40.52% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.40% the S&P500. Moreover, Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio has 0.1% invested in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) for 954,062 shares. Lenox Wealth Advsr invested in 0.01% or 340 shares. Read More »

Over 11000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts


According to Puerto Rico Law Dean Vivian Neptune Rivera, while the school itself sustained "minimal physical damage", there is no electricity. throwing paper towels at them leaving needy law students in the dark, a consortium of five law schools came together to provide them with real relief. Read More »

Russian Federation to work with Saudi on implementing global oil cut deal: Lavrov

Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on a press call that the two countries would seek areas of synergy between Russia and Saudi Arabia and aim to exploit their "unique technologies". A slew of investment agreements would be signed during King Salman's trip and plans for a $1-billion fund to invest in energy projects are likely to be finalised then, as part of efforts by two of the world's biggest oil producers to expand cooperation. Read More »

Panel OKs border wall funds


The bill includes the $10 billion of border wall funding, $5 billion to improve ports of entry, and adds 5,000 agents to both the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection, the agencies in charge of border security. Vela also proposed an amendment calling for Mexico to pay for the wall. McCaul praised their creativity, but opposed the amendments. None of the Democratic proposals were accepted, but an amendment put forth by Rep. Read More »

Manchester United learn release clause of key target


Do you think the defender will have a big future at Manchester United? "It's a situation a little bit unusual for me, because Setubal continues to be the only city where I feel like myself, Ze, Ze Mario". Valencia made 43 appearances last term as United lifted both the League Cup and the Europa League, but by the end of the campaign he was being used sparingly by Mourinho and started just four of the final 10 games. Read More »

In the Eastern part of Japan had a powerful natural disaster


The Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in March 2011 by a 9-magnitude quake and the subsequent tsunami, exposing enormous amounts of radioactive material. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center now says there are no tsunami advisories or watches in place. Japan is no stranger to seismic activity as the country lies along the Pacific ring of fire, a zone around the Pacific Ocean where 90 percent of the world's earthquakes strike. Read More »

Bump fire stocks found on Las Vegas shooter's guns


Paddock, a 64-year-old Mesquite resident with no criminal background, killed 58 people and injured over 500 in what has become the deadliest shooting in modern USA history. Ms Danley, who has not been arrested, lived with the 64-year-old at his retirement community home in Mesquite, Nevada - and officials searching the property have found a number of weapons. Read More »

US, South Korea agree to amend trade agreement


North Korea froze all South Korea assets in retaliation for a Seoul decision to shut down the complex in February 2016, and banned South Koreans from removing vehicles at the park. More than six decades after the Korean War ended without a peace treaty, the peninsula remains bisected in a perpetual stalemate, with the US -backed South Korean military lined up against more than a million North Korean troops. Read More »

Hawaii plans challenge to third travel ban


Doug Chin announced today. The Trump administration on Thursday offered the Supreme Court a way out of ruling on the travel ban controversy, over the objection of the policy's opponents. But Neal Katyal, a lead attorney for Hawaii, cited a 2000 precedent to counter Francisco's argument, saying the case isn't moot "unless and until the government makes it 'absolutely clear that the allegedly wrongful behavior could not reasonably be expected to recur'". Read More »

Tropical Storm Nate likely to strengthen to a hurricane, hit Gulf Coast


Forecasters said the storm will gain strength and become a category 1 hurricane before it makes landfall on the southern coast of the U.S. on Sunday . Recall that in the last month, the USA and its island territories were hit by several tropical storms 4 and 5 category. While that speed is a far cry from the incredible intensity of recent hurricanes such as Irma and Maria, forecasters say people in Nate's path need to be careful of flash floods and mudslides from its heavy ... Read More »

Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza, report says

He later booked a second room for August 3 through August 6, the same days as Lollapalooza in Grant Park. Police say Paddock also set up surveillance cameras in the hallway outside of his hotel room. The statement added that the city "conducts extensive public safety planning and training around major events, in close coordination with our law enforcement partners, to ensure public safety". Read More »

England will not be distracted by Stokes' absence in Ashes - James Anderson


The first Ashes Test begins in Brisbane on November 23. Ball has received a white-ball contract for the first time, while Hales keeps his deal and Toby Roland-Jones has been granted a maiden incremental contract. In addition to Stokes, a further seven players - Bairstow, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook and Chris Woakes - have been awarded Test central contracts by the ECB. Read More »

Teresa Giudice Is Missing Joe… In the Bedroom


The ceremony sees Teresa read out a heartfelt message to her mother before attaching it to a wreath of white roses as the ladies gather round it on the beach. Season eight of " The Real Housewives of New Jersey " premiered Wednesday on Bravo. She also jokingly added that her life has already been a reality show since the day she was born. Read More »

Real gun control not realistic


I haven't always been this way. And still we have the gun lobby arguing it is the absolute right under the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution for the people to bear arms if they so choose. history". To make them illegal would just drive them underground. When the Second Amendment was passed, a musket shot one bullet with one trigger pull - and then it took a few moments to reload. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: Photos show gunman's hotel room, raise more questions


She arrived late Tuesday at the Los Angeles International Airport from the Philippines. "I know that she doesn't know anything as well, like us", one of the sisters, who both asked to remain anonymous, told 7 News in Australia . Fifty-eight people were killed and more than 500 were wounded in the attack. While she was there, Paddock wired her money so she could buy a house for herself and her family, Danley said in her statement. Read More »

Baltimore school evacuated for pumpkin spice smell


All of them were negative, according to Baltimore fire spokesman Roman Clark. Two adults and two students were taken to local hospitals after feeling nauseous because of the smell. After arriving, the fire department requested a Hazmat team, which ran several tests for hazardous materials. Officials said two students and three adults were taken to hospitals with unknown injuries, and dozens of students were treated at the scene. Read More »

NRA says it's open to regulation of bump stocks

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the party's failure to act " is about money ", from the National Rifle Association . Fully automatic weapons are tightly regulated under federal law. Paddock shot more than 500 people in a ten-minute spree, killing 58. NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox added in a joint statement that the NRA believed "that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to ... Read More »

House, Senate Lay Groundwork For GOP Tax Reform Bill


Without the votes of NY and New Jersey Republicans, House leaders would have a hard time passing any tax reform package that makes it to the House floor absent support from Democrats , who oppose the framework . That will probably hold true as Republicans launch their next big, partisan legislative goal: overhauling the USA tax code. "These tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations will ultimately be paid for by cuts to Medicaid, Medicare , education, disability services, and other ... Read More »

Japanese GP: Hamilton dominates rain-hit second practice session


Friday's downpour has in any case greatly reduced all of the teams' understanding about their cars' optimal set-up heading into the weekend. Cape Town - Sebastian Vettel is upbeat about Ferrari's chances of success this weekend after getting a good feel for the auto in FP1 at Suzuka. Read More »

NRA open to 'bump stock' regulation


The statement , released by NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and it's Institute for Legislative Action executive director Chris Cox, also calls for Congress to pass the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. Read More »

Amit Shah skips Janaraksha Yatra at Pinarayi


Earlier, leaving the BJP's ambitious Jan Raksha Yatra mid-way in Kerala , the party president Amit Shah returned back to Delhi on Tuesday. On Thursday, however, state president Kummanam Rajashekaran led the yatra instead of Shah. "There is no scope for violence in a democracy, but, unfortunately, Kerala has been witnessing politically-sponsored violence". Adityanath also raked up the issue of "love jihad" and said that it was a "dangerous trend" being inadequately dealt with by the ... Read More »

BJP protests in Kolkata against attack on party chief


Ghosh then walked to the police station with the BJP workers and lodged a complaint. "I talked to the union home minister, after which peace returned to the Darjeeling hills", Ghosh told reporters. I got no help from police or administration. Two persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the incident, police said. The supporters of expelled Gorkhaland Jammukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binaya Tamang were allegedly behind the attack. Read More »