• Hours before United Nations listing, China hints it may block Azhar ban again
Hours before United Nations listing, China hints it may block Azhar ban again

Asked to clarify whether the issue has been listed for discussion for March 13 and China is in talks with all the parties concerned, Lu said, "First I want to clarify that I don't recall saying anything about the deadline about the UNSC committee and other United Nations subsidiary bodies".

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  • Houston Rep. Al Green will push another impeachment vote, despite Pelosi's resistance
Houston Rep. Al Green will push another impeachment vote, despite Pelosi's resistance

Last year, heading into the midterm elections, Pelosi discouraged candidates from talking up impeachment, preferring to stick to the kitchen table issues that she believes most resonate with voters. "I don't think it's something we decide whether or not it's 'worth it, '" Jayapal said Monday night. I am against impeachment. We have no idea where ...

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  • Trump blasts ‘fake news’ over Melania body double theory
Trump blasts ‘fake news’ over Melania body double theory

However, after almost three years, the President has responded to the rumours. It's unclear whether people actually believe that The First Lady has a body double, but we imagine that Trump's tweet will only further ignite the rumours. The ABC hosts debated whether an impostor had traveled with Trump to Alabama to check on tornado damage and sur...

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  • California suspends death penalty
California suspends death penalty

With Newsom's move, California joins Colorado, Pennsylvania and OR as the fourth state to place a moratorium on the death penalty, though the length and reasoning for the moratoriums vary from state to state. The California moratorium will become the fourth in the nation, following similar ones issued under Democratic governors in Oregon, Colorad...

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  • Japan not to submit United Nations resolution condemning North Korean rights abuses
Japan not to submit United Nations resolution condemning North Korean rights abuses

But state media said the turnout was "an expression of the absolute support and trust of all voters in the DPRK government". In the interim, the official said, the administration's maximum pressure through sanctions policy will "be maintained and, if the president decides, the sanctions will be increased".

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  • Bomb Cyclone Threatening More Than 70 Million People Across Central U.S.
Bomb Cyclone Threatening More Than 70 Million People Across Central U.S.

More than 55 people million are under a high wind threat; more than 10 million are under winter storm threats; and more than 17 million are under a flood threat. Travel could also be very hard with widespread blowing snow, causing reduced visibility on Thursday. FEMA Region 8 - which covers Colorado, Montana, the Dakotas and Wyoming - advised r...

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  • Trump 'greatly appreciates' Pelosi's opposition to impeachment
Trump 'greatly appreciates' Pelosi's opposition to impeachment

Barring a last-minute deal on some other face-saving measure, up to a dozen Republicans could join all Senate Democrats in voting to send the disapproval resolution to Trump's desk, setting up the first veto of his presidency. "They'd like to win and short of that they don't want a jailbreak" with large numbers of Republicans defecting, Sen. Cong...

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  • Hoarse PM claims she still understands the country’s voice on Brexit
Hoarse PM claims she still understands the country’s voice on Brexit

MPs are expected to vote on a no deal Brexit this evening and on whether Article 50 should be extended on Thursday. MPs who voted for: Sir Peter Bottomley (Worthing West), Ms Caulfield, Nus Ghani (Wealden), Nick Gibb (Bognor and Littlehampton), Nick Herbert (Arundel and South Downs), Gillian Keegan (Chichester), Stephen Lloyd (Eastbourne), Mr...

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  • Gunmen kill eight, including five children, in rampage in Brazilian city
Gunmen kill eight, including five children, in rampage in Brazilian city

Instead of face police, they turned their weapons on themselves, authorities said without elaborating. She said the attackers had guns and knives, and when she ran to the principal's office, she saw many dead people. Standing outside the school, Claudio Cabral said he had been trying to reach his nephew, 17-year-old Douglas Mourinho, so far witho...

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  • Pilot asked to return to base before crash, Ethiopian Airlines CEO reveals
Pilot asked to return to base before crash, Ethiopian Airlines CEO reveals

A Greek man would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing plane that crashed killing all on board, except he arrived two minutes late for the flight . They were 0.7 percent higher in NY around midday on Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration has not taken any action at this point. Boeing said it s...

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  • Israeli police reopen Temple Mount holy site after clashes
Israeli police reopen Temple Mount holy site after clashes

There were no injuries reported from the firebombing, but police quickly deployed across the hilltop compound, scuffling with Palestinians in the area as they searched for the assailants. Recent weeks have seen an uptick in violence on the Temple Mount. Jordanian officials reportedly suggested closing the Bab al-Rahma building for an indefinite...

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  • Manafort gets more than 3 extra years of prison time
Manafort gets more than 3 extra years of prison time

The " case has taken everything from me already " the 69-year-old lawyer said . " I am sorry for what I have done and all the activities that have gotten us here today ", Manafort said in a calm and steady voice as he read from a written statement.

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  • British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal
British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

If the Commons votes to stop a no-deal Brexit and to extend the deadline, members of Parliament will have to explain to the European Union what the extra time will be used for. Backbench MPs continue to stir up trouble from the sidelines, refusing to follow the party line and facing minimal repercussions for their disloyalty.

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  • Children Feared Trapped As School Building Collapses In Nigeria
Children Feared Trapped As School Building Collapses In Nigeria

The school is located on the densely-populated Lagos island, where buildings are often put up without official permissions or clearances, according to Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris, reporting from the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The building collapse was also confirmed by Kehinde Adebayo, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agen...

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  • Nationwide Blackout Continues Amid Protests In Venezuela
Nationwide Blackout Continues Amid Protests In Venezuela

According to sources in the electric industry, the power outage made the water wheels to spin out of control - also known as a load rejection - causing the protection system to kick in and the turbines to shut down. The Democrats' districts have some of the largest populations of Venezuelans and Colombians in the United States . Although Guaido ...

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  • Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California
Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California

Another key point of Newsom's argument is the wrongful conviction and subsequent overturning of inmates on death row. California hasn't executed anyone since 2006, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor. However, in 2012 and again in 2016, Californian voters rejected ballot measures aimed at abolishing the death penalty. His office insisted he...

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  • Frome students and teachers join protest in London
Frome students and teachers join protest in London

And the Parkland students have continued throughout the year to travel this country and the world, advocating for stricter gun regulations. Health professionals are pledging their support for school students around New Zealand who will be striking this Friday to call for meaningful action on climate change .

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  • NYS investigating Trump projects, including failed bid for Buffalo Bills
NYS investigating Trump projects, including failed bid for Buffalo Bills

He did so in February, after House Intelligence chair Rep. Adam Schiff said he would probe alleged Trump Organization financial crimes. Deutsche Bank was Trump's go-to lender for decades, even as other commercial banks stopped doing business with him because of multiple bankruptcies.

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  • Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys
Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys

The judge added that the attack, and another two months later, in 1997, when he forced one of the boys up against the wall of a corridor and grabbed his genitals had a "profound impact" on the life of his victims. The man who was once Australia's most powerful Catholic sat in the dock dressed in a black shirt and a grey blazer, without a clerical...

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  • Fox News Condemns Host over Comments about Congresswoman's Hijab
Fox News Condemns Host over Comments about Congresswoman's Hijab

Ms. Pirro sparked outrage over the weekend after she asked on her show if Ms. Omar's adherence to the Quran was "indicative of her adherence to Sharia law , which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?" Though universal support among the right and left is rare, Pirro's comments generated just that: widespread condemnation ...

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