• Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi
Thai court orders release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

However, the Middle East nation has withdrawn the request, prompting a Thai court to approve a motion by prosecutors to drop the case against the footballer, Thai officials said. Australian police acknowledge doing so, but there have been questions raised about why the Red Notice appeared to have been issued just before al-Araibi departed on his ...

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  • What US ruling may mean for Roe v Wade
What US ruling may mean for Roe v Wade

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans had upheld the 2014 law, which is meant to protect the health and lives of women who suffer complications from abortion. Only Justice Kavanaugh explained his vote, arguing in a separate three-page opinion that the Court should wait to act until a 45-day transition period had elapsed before enfor...

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  • Greek parliament approves protocol for Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Greek parliament approves protocol for Macedonia to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The 153-140 vote in favor of the former Yugoslav republic's NATO membership came after the country agreed a year ago to change its name to North Macedonia and following ratification of the deal by the countries' parliaments. Staring down strong domestic opposition from Greeks anxious the Balkan neighbor was appropriating Greek heritage, the gover...

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  • Uruguay meeting on Venezuelan crisis seeks
Uruguay meeting on Venezuelan crisis seeks "peaceful solution", says European Union envoy

Under Maduro's direction, Venezuela has descended into economic chaos marked by hyperinflation, recession and shortages of basic necessities, including food and medicine. President Maduro's continued rule seems to rest heavily on military support, but despite the USA confidence there is no sign that the military's position is about to shift decis...

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  • ‘Biggest Ever’ Shipment Of Meth Was Hidden In Speakers Bound For Australia
‘Biggest Ever’ Shipment Of Meth Was Hidden In Speakers Bound For Australia

Ambassador to Australia James Carouso said in a statement. Another 25 kilograms of cocaine, worth about $9.5 million, and 5kg of heroin valued at $2.6 million, was also uncovered in the shipment of 850 vehicle audio parts. The Australian investigation unit was made up of the AFP, Victoria Police, the Australian Border Force (ABF), the Australia...

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  • Fort Worth Man Dies After Electronic Cigarette Explodes
Fort Worth Man Dies After Electronic Cigarette Explodes

Brown was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital, where doctors took x-rays, his family said. William Eric Brown died after his e-cigarette exploded. One in 20 adults in the USA is reported to vape, and according to the research vaping could increase their chances of suffering a heart attack by nearly 60 percent.

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  • Australia urges Thailand free refugee soccer player
Australia urges Thailand free refugee soccer player

Football is with you ", former Australia national soccer team captain Craig Foster said to Hakeem outside court. "Hakeem, Australia is with you, mate", Foster shouted. Araibi violated the terms of his bail the statement said and has "the right to appeal" his conviction. "What's happened today, particularly him being brought in in shackles, ...

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  • United Kingdom and other European countries recognise Guaidó as Venezuela's leader
United Kingdom and other European countries recognise Guaidó as Venezuela's leader

On January 29, Washington slapped sanctions on the Venezuelan oil producer PDVSA and later transferred control of some of Venezuela's assets in U.S. banks to Guaido. Maduro started a new term in office last month after 2018 elections that were branded invalid by the opposition. "It is only the Venezuelan people that has to decide their future", S...

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  • Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain
Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain

Commenting on the letter a spokesperson for Nissan said that it "shows Nissan and the United Kingdom government's continued desire to support investment in the United Kingdom and maintain Sunderland as one of Nissan's manufacturing hubs in Europe".

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  • Donald Trump says Nancy Pelosi was 'very rigid' during shutdown
Donald Trump says Nancy Pelosi was 'very rigid' during shutdown

The president also will discuss his national security and foreign policy initiatives, including his "determination to bring an end to USA foreign wars", the official said. "She doesn't mind human trafficking or she wouldn't do this because you know ..." "Over the next 21 days, I expect that both Democrats and Republicans will operate in good fa...

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  • Venezuelans rally in Barcelona to support Guaido
Venezuelans rally in Barcelona to support Guaido

Maduro won a second term in last May's presidential election by a wide margin, but much of the opposition boycotted the process and rejected the result as illegitimate, a stance shared by the USA and numerous nations in Latin America and Europe, reports Efe news.

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  • Groundhog doesn't see his shadow, predicting early spring
Groundhog doesn't see his shadow, predicting early spring

Members of Punxsutawney (puhnk-suh-TAW'-nee) Phil's inner circle revealed spring is coming early. This time of year, "I don't think there's ever been a case where we've seen [such a big] shift in temperatures", Jeff Masters, meteorology director of the Weather Underground, recently told USA Today .

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  • Putin says Russia suspending missile treaty after US move
Putin says Russia suspending missile treaty after US move

The United States withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on Friday, accusing Russian Federation of violating it. Putin said Russian Federation will start work on creating new missiles, including hypersonic ones, and told ministers not to initiate disarmament talks with Washington, accusing the United States of being slow to ...

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  • Schumer Enters Fray as Trump’s Clash with Intel Chiefs Heats Up
Schumer Enters Fray as Trump’s Clash with Intel Chiefs Heats Up

In his arguments posted to Twitter, Trump accused Tehran of actively seeking nuclear weapons, reiterating the justification he gave for withdrawing previous year from a multilateral treaty on Iran. It's the first time in about a month that the security adviser, considered a hardliner within the Trump administration, has openly spoken about ...

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  • Roger Stone supporters to rally outside his Florida home
Roger Stone supporters to rally outside his Florida home

California Congressman Devin Nunes has always been connected to Donald Trump and the Mueller Investigation. Mueller seeks to criminalize normal political activities by Roger Stone while ignoring the blatantly illegal activities of the Clinton campaign and the Obama NSA, DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrested, according to reports
Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrested, according to reports

Stone was charged with seven criminal counts, including obstruction of an official proceeding, witness tampering and making false statements . Stone stated that the Special Counsel had "no evidence of Russian collusion, WikiLeaks collaboration, or any other illegal act in connection with the 2016 election".

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  • Trump Lawyer Cohen Expected at Oversight, Intelligence Panels
Trump Lawyer Cohen Expected at Oversight, Intelligence Panels

Cohen had to put his family and their safety first ", Cohen's statement read. Cohen's decision not to testify out of fear for his family could be yet another basis for the now-Democrat-controlled House to determine that Trump engaged in an abuse of power.

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  • David's Forecast - Mild Sunday Evening, Arctic blast arrives Monday
David's Forecast - Mild Sunday Evening, Arctic blast arrives Monday

Light snow is possible for the Chicago area throughout Saturday afternoon and evening. The probability of snow accumulation exceeding an inch is very low. According to the advisory, brief periods of heavy snow and blowing snow giving reduced visibilities are likely until about mid afternoon. The extended forecast is hinting at even colder tempera...

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  • North Carolina authorities say missing boy found alive in good health
North Carolina authorities say missing boy found alive in good health

At a news conference Thursday night, Brittany Hathaway thanked the almost 600 volunteers who turned out to search for Casey Lynn Hathaway after he went missing from his grandmother's backyard Tuesday. Temperatures in Craven County reached the mid-30s overnight Tuesday. The Sheriff expressed concern over sinkholes and deep water ditches in the a...

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  • Satellite PHOTOS of Damage Done to Damascus Airport by Israeli Strike Revealed
Satellite PHOTOS of Damage Done to Damascus Airport by Israeli Strike Revealed

The Syrian Centre for Human Rights in London reported the number of people killed in the IDF attack had risen to at least 21 with 12 being identified as members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corp. Russian Federation maintains that Israel did not notify it of the attack sufficiently in advance for the plane to distance itself from the scene of th...

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