• Global Study on Homicide - Gender related killing of women and girls
Global Study on Homicide - Gender related killing of women and girls

Paid domestic violence leave is included in the draft ILO Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment Against Women and Men in the World of Work and unions are insisting it be retained when the proposal is debated next year. She also explained how she is now an independent woman who enjoys her own secured job at Daltex. More and more...

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  • Mueller's report will be 'politically very devastating' for Trump, Alan Dershowitz predicts
Mueller's report will be 'politically very devastating' for Trump, Alan Dershowitz predicts

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, also said Sunday on "This Week" that the investigation may be jeopardized by the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. Trump said in a Twitter message. Speaking to George Stephanopoulos on ABC News Sunday, Dershowitz maintained his long-held view that the president is...

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  • European regulators left an open seat to symbolize Mark Zuckerberg’s absence
European regulators left an open seat to symbolize Mark Zuckerberg’s absence

Facebook's share price has dropped by about 40% since March in light of multiple damaging revelations, including those related to Russian interference during the 2016 USA presidential election, a data breach involving up to 87 million users, and a political advocacy firm linked to the Trump campaign .

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  • WA steer stands at nearly 2 metres and weighs 1.4 tonnes
WA steer stands at nearly 2 metres and weighs 1.4 tonnes

Mr Mothersole told the publication there are a number of contributing factors to Knickers' size including the long history of select genetics for breeding. But Knickers "was still a standout so we thought let's leave him there, he's not hurting anyone", he said. The average size of a cow across all breeds is 630kg with the average size rising...

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  • Storm Diana double cyclone to unleash flooding and gales
Storm Diana double cyclone to unleash flooding and gales

Cork County Council said that its weather assessment team met today to plan for possible coastal flooding, as a result of heavy rainfall, tidal surge and expected high winds. "People will need to be careful on coastal roads, which will be affected by spray and large waves". Low pressure will bring cloudy to overcast conditions with rain and fresh...

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  • Mississippi Senate candidates make final pitches
Mississippi Senate candidates make final pitches

Ayanna Pressley, who was just elected as the first black congresswoman in the state of MA, was in Meridian campaigning with Espy. That Hyde-Smith would be ahead shouldn't come as a surprise considering her alignment with President Donald Trump, who won the state by nearly 18 points.

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  • Taliban Claims Attack That Killed 3 US Service Members in Afghanistan
Taliban Claims Attack That Killed 3 US Service Members in Afghanistan

Three U.S. service members were killed Tuesday when a roadside bomb detonated next to their vehicle in the embattled province of Ghazni, U.S. military officials said. Earlier this month, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said more than 28,000 Afghan police and soldiers had been killed since 2015. A total of 13 United States troops have been killed th...

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  • Manafort met with Julian Assange ahead of 2016 leaks
Manafort met with Julian Assange ahead of 2016 leaks

A former aide to Donald Trump who is at the centre of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections met Julian Assange three times in London, it has been claimed. His long-standing relationship with an oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin was another reason Manafort's cooperation was seen as important to Mueller's ...

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  • Gender-reveal stunt sparked 45000-acre wildfire that did $8M in damage
Gender-reveal stunt sparked 45000-acre wildfire that did $8M in damage

Perhaps the constant one-upmanship when it comes to gender reveals should be kept to cake cutting or balloon releases, especially given the fact that some 80 people died and hundreds are still missing as a result of the latest wildfires in California.

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  • Fuel tax protesters, riot police clash in Paris
Fuel tax protesters, riot police clash in Paris

Shame on those who have assaulted other citizens and journalists. He promised to explain on Tuesday his plans for weaning France off fossil fuels via small tax hikes that are at the heart of the protests . Tensions have been mounting around the grassroots movement that drew more than a quarter million people a week ago to protests across Fran...

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  • United Kingdom parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents
United Kingdom parliament seizes confidential Facebook documents

Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee used a rare parliamentary mechanism and compelled Ted Kramer, the founder of Six4Three, a USA app software company, to hand over the documents who was on a business trip in London last week.

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  • Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russian Federation
Ukraine backs martial law after confrontation at sea with Russian Federation

The incident occurred as the ships were sailing through the Kerch Strait , located off the coast of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014 but is not yet widely recognized as Russian territory. "By such actions, Ukraine itself really breaks the agreement on the Sea of Azov, from which only it will suffer". In a statement , U.S. Secretary o...

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  • Russian planes destroy militants who shelled Aleppo with chemical munitions - top brass
Russian planes destroy militants who shelled Aleppo with chemical munitions - top brass

Bashar al-Assad regime and its ally Russian Federation on Sunday claimed that an anti-regime armed group carried out a chemical attack from Idlib to Aleppo whereas the opposition elements and local sources disputed the allegations. Russian Federation said the chemical attack had been launched from an area in the Idlib de-escalation zone controlle...

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  • Turkey: Police search Yalova villa in Khashoggi murder case
Turkey: Police search Yalova villa in Khashoggi murder case

The Istanbul prosecutor's office said Mansour Othman Abbahussain - a member of a 15-person squad allegedly sent from Riyadh to kill Khashoggi - had contacted the mansion's owner, Mohammed Ahmed Alfaozan, by telephone a day before Khashoggi's October 2 killing.

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  • Google Joins Companies Asking Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for Campaign Donation Refund
Google Joins Companies Asking Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for Campaign Donation Refund

The incident comes just a day before MS runoff election between Democrat Mike Espy and Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith. Hyde-Smith has come under fire for her comment about attending a "public hanging" and voter suppression , which her campaign later said was a joke.

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  • Manafort violated plea deal, lied to investigators, prosecutors say
Manafort violated plea deal, lied to investigators, prosecutors say

The filing was an astonishing break from the bare-bones updates given by the special counsel's office in other cases where cooperators continue to help Mueller pursue Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. The special counsel's office says it will provide more details at a later date. " After signing the plea agreement, Manafort committed federal ...

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  • Tensions Flare as Ukraine Says Russia Fired on Its Ships
Tensions Flare as Ukraine Says Russia Fired on Its Ships

The Ukrainian parliament approved the introduction of martial law after Poroshenko reassured some sceptical lawmakers that it would not be used to curb civil liberties or delay elections scheduled for next year. Russian fighter jets fly over vessels as part of operations preventing three Ukrainian navy ships from entering the Sea of Azov, Nov. 25, ...

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  • Migrant caravan latest - Mexico demands 'FULL INVESTIGATION' into United States weapons use
Migrant caravan latest - Mexico demands 'FULL INVESTIGATION' into United States weapons use

Donald Trump has demanded that Mexico move thousands of migrants , gathered at the United States border, back to their home countries. The groups had initially marched to the border wall from the stadium, Estadio Caliente, in protest and hope they would be permitted to enter, holding signs of U.S.

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  • Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting
Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

Approximately 5,000 migrants reached Tijuana over the past week, after an exhausting trip of up to 2,500 miles (4,000 kilometers) covered in just over a month. In recent days, the group has grown to more than 8,200, with about 7,400 members in the border cities of Tijuana and Mexicali , according to Mexican authorities.

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  • Nooses, protest signs found outside Mississippi Capitol
Nooses, protest signs found outside Mississippi Capitol

Chuck McIntosh, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, which oversees the state capitol building, said the nooses and signs were found shortly before 8am on Monday on the south side of the site in central Jackson.

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