• Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg
Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook has now acknowledged that Sandberg directly requested the oppo research on Soros. Today's statement is in response to a New York Times article that describes Sandberg asking Facebook staff to look into Soros' financial interests in speaking out against the company in January.

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  • Heavy rain, floods cause chaos in Sydney
Heavy rain, floods cause chaos in Sydney

Meanwhile at least a dozen people have been rescued, a supermarket's walls burst with water and nearly 100 flights have been cancelled as heavy rain caused flash flooding across Sydney . "It will cross the coast and then move fairly rapidly offshore", Mr Lewis predicted. "If you can head home now, now's the time to do it - before we get more s...

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  • Tweets document damage after 7.0 quake rocks Alaska, sparking tsunami warning
Tweets document damage after 7.0 quake rocks Alaska, sparking tsunami warning

Over the next three hours, the region saw at least 40 aftershocks, including 10 with magnitudes greater than 4 and three with magnitudes greater than 5, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Egan said she wasn't aware of any damage to the line, which transported 530,000 barrels on Thursday and has the capa...

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  • Boozman, recipient of Saudi largesse, a no vote on ending Yemen war
Boozman, recipient of Saudi largesse, a no vote on ending Yemen war

The vote came after a briefing to senators by Trump administration officials in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was "no direct reporting" connecting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to the murder of the journalist, and Defense Secretary James Mattis said there was "no smoking gun" making the connection.

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  • Valerie Theoret: Grizzly bear kills mum and baby in remote cabin
Valerie Theoret: Grizzly bear kills mum and baby in remote cabin

Nearly immediately after happening across the devastating scene he was confronted by a bear, assumed nearly certainly to be the same animal, but managed to shoot and kill it as it charged toward him. "It's a big, big blow". Yukon Royal Canadian Mounted Police said officials are investigating the incident. The three had lived in the Einarson Lak...

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  • Should India trust Imran Khan's peace talk?
Should India trust Imran Khan's peace talk?

Thousands of Sikh devotees from India visit Pakistan every year to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Khan, flanked by some of his federal ministers at the historic ceremony , addressed a large audience - which included diplomats, Indian ministers, and Sikhs - and stressed that "it would be insanity to think of a war between two coun...

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  • Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit
Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit

The import of crude oil by India forms a major component of bilateral trade with Saudi Arabia being India's one of the largest suppliers of crude oil, accounting for nearly one-fifth of its needs. During the five-minute exchange, Salman is heard urging Macron not to worry, to which the French president promptly replied, "I am anxious". Saudi Crow...

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  • Germany's Merkel to miss G20 opening after emergency landing
Germany's Merkel to miss G20 opening after emergency landing

According to the CNBC , the airplane captain told passengers he had made a decision to land after the "malfunction of several electronic systems", but said there had been no security risk. Delegation sources said efforts were underway to organise new flights for Merkel and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, possibly on a commercial carrier. Merkel wa...

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  • US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants
US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants

Among the 2,267 Central American migrants who are ill, at least 101 have lice and skin infections, the Tijuana Health Department reported . Facing months in limbo in the Mexican border city, about 350 have asked the authorities to help them return.

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  • Ukraine probes Russian cleric amid tensions
Ukraine probes Russian cleric amid tensions

Last weekend, Russian ships fired at Ukrainian ones on the Sea of Azov , and then seized the boats and its sailors. Poroshenko has said that the sweeping provisions of martial law - which include the suppression of civil liberties - would only be invoked in the case of a Russian invasion.

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  • Israeli Jets Bomb Targets near Damascus, Southern Syria
Israeli Jets Bomb Targets near Damascus, Southern Syria

Syrian state media said air defenses shot down "hostile targets" flying over the town of Kiswah, south of the capital Damascus, and "were able to foil its goals" despite the "intensity of the aggression". Iran and Russian Federation are the government's key allies in the civil war that has raved Syria since 2011, and Moscow's intervention in 2015 d...

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  • All eyes on Trump and Xi as G20 summit kicks off
All eyes on Trump and Xi as G20 summit kicks off

He did not rule out a meeting with Trump. As tends to be the case with nearly everything Trump says, he is a little bit right and a little bit wrong. Trump's tough talking set the stage for a contentious gathering in Argentina with the tensions over Ukraine and trade deepening fissures carved open by the U.S.

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  • What happens if Theresa May loses the Brexit vote?
What happens if Theresa May loses the Brexit vote?

Labour edged closer to a second referendum at its party conference in September, with Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer declaring that one option on any ballot paper would be to "Remain" in the EU. "I voted remain last time, I'd vote remain again". "I mean, at the moment I think it was the Daily Mail today that had a poll which said that the ...

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  • European Union executive wants bloc to go climate neutral by 2050
European Union executive wants bloc to go climate neutral by 2050

That analysis and a review of progress against national commitments under the Paris Agreement makes clear the current pace of national action is insufficient to meet the Paris targets. The 28-nation bloc, responsible for 10% of global greenhouse-gas emissions, set a 2050 perspective to help give direction to member states, companies and citiz...

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  • CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government
CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government

Hill said, "We have an opportunity to not just offer solidarity in words but to commit to political action, grassroots action, local action, and worldwide action that will give us what justice requires and that is a free Palestine from the river to the sea ".

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  • China chemical plant blast kills 22
China chemical plant blast kills 22

Ltd. The Explosion triggered a fire have 38 load and 12 other vehicles destroyed. The injured were taken to hospitals for treatment following the blast at 00:41 am, according to the propaganda department statement, which did not say whether the factory was affected by the blast or whether it took place on a road.

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  • Hoover city leaders and police release statement about arrest in Galleria shooting
Hoover city leaders and police release statement about arrest in Galleria shooting

Wilson and a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet are still recovering from their injuries. The Hoover officer who was working as security at the mall when he killed Bradford is on administrative leave, pending the outcome of the investigation.

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  • US President Donald Trump calls off Putin meeting over Ukraine crisis
US President Donald Trump calls off Putin meeting over Ukraine crisis

Maybe I won't even have the meeting ... US investigators may disagree. He noted, however, that Trump is "maximally distracted" by a series of developments this week in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Mr Trump said he pulled out due to tensions over Russian forces opening fire on Ukrainian navy boats and then seizing them and thei...

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  • Suspected serial killer confesses to 3 murders in Phoenix, FBI says
Suspected serial killer confesses to 3 murders in Phoenix, FBI says

The women in all three cases were beaten and strangled before their bodies were dumped in an alley, a dumpster and a garage. Investigators say their bodies were often left unidentified and their deaths un-investigated by authorities. Investigators have confirmed 34 of the confessed killings, authorities said. Little's uncertain timeline has creat...

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  • Active shooter alert in United States hospital
Active shooter alert in United States hospital

Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger was attending a meeting on the grounds and tweeted about the active shooter alert. About 40 minutes later, NSAB tweeted that base security had cleared the basement and was in the process of clearing the rest of the building.

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