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Rangers find three-eyed snake in Australia’s Humpty Doo Rangers find three-eyed snake in Australia’s Humpty Doo
- Мая 03, 2019

Back in March, at the peak of Thrones' pre-Season 8 fervor, park rangers from Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife discovered a juvenile carpet python, about three months old and 15 1/2 inches long, with one skull and three functioning eyes. (more...)
DHS chief says more funds needed to handle crush of migrants DHS chief says more funds needed to handle crush of migrants
- Мая 03, 2019

The request isn't meant to create "policies to be aggressive on immigration", but rather to address the increased flows of migrants, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. To gain traction on immigration legislation, the White House would need the support of more than a handful of Senate Democrats for it to clear procedural hurdles in the Republican-controlled chamber. (more...)
Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal
- Мая 03, 2019

Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young , who has been serving as acting mayor, will take over Ms Pugh's post until the next election in 2020. A separate payment by health giant Kaiser Permanente of more than $100,000 for some 20,000 copies of the book between 2015 and 2018 was also reported by the Sun . (more...)
Princess Charlotte's Cutest Photos Princess Charlotte's Cutest Photos
- Мая 03, 2019

The Duke of Cambridge was handing out honours during a Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony when he made the big reveal. Like many a middle child before her, Princess Charlotte may be embracing hand-me-downs in her wardrobe. The other pictures show her running and smiling as she holds a flower and sitting on a wooden fence. Princess Charlotte turned four years old on Thursday, and she got a special birthday greeting from her aunt and uncle. (more...)
Pakistan to immediately enforce sanctions imposed on Masood Azhar: FO Pakistan to immediately enforce sanctions imposed on Masood Azhar: FO
- Мая 03, 2019

The designation comes with a travel ban and freeze on Azhar's assets. Beijing put the hold on the proposal on March 13, scuttling yet another attempt to blacklist the JeM chief. When asked whether China has lifted the hold, Akbaruddin told PTI that "yes, done". Masood Azhar was designated a global terrorist by the UN Security Council, Indian news agencies reported . (more...)
Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, other far-right figures Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, other far-right figures
- Мая 02, 2019

While this new ban won't please some free speech advocates, it does clear up where Facebook stands on the subject. Also banned from Facebook going forward is Louis Farrakhan , leader of the Nation of Islam, who has been criticized for his frequent antisemitic remarks. (more...)
Jakarta Is Sinking So Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City Jakarta Is Sinking So Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City
- Мая 02, 2019

It's also one of the fastest sinking cities in the world, according to the not-for-profit organization The World Economic Forum . Indonesia's president has made a decision to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalise a new location, the planning minister said on Monday. (more...)
Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles
- Мая 02, 2019

Health officials did not identify the cruise ship, but a sergeant with the St. Lucia Coast Guard told NBC that the vessel is " Freewinds ", the 440-foot boat owned by the Church of Scientology . The worldwide vessel-monitoring website MarineTraffic.com also showed that a Panamanian-flagged passenger ship identified as SMV Freewinds docked in port near the Saint Lucia capital of Castries. (more...)
Dallas Officer Tells 911: ‘I Thought it was My Apartment’ Dallas Officer Tells 911: ‘I Thought it was My Apartment’
- Мая 02, 2019

Guyger was sacked 18 days after the fatal shooting occurred. Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger repeated those words over a dozen times to a 911 dispatcher after she shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own apartment on September 6. (more...)
United Kingdom defense secretary fired over Huawei leak United Kingdom defense secretary fired over Huawei leak
- Мая 02, 2019

It looks like the source of last week's leak of the Government's plans for the Huawei issue was the Defence Secretary himself. The NSC sees ministers meet with heads of security and intelligence agencies to hold top secret discussions. (more...)
China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death
- Мая 02, 2019

A person identified as Wu Ziping, whose nationality was not specified, was also handed a death sentence. It did not specify either defendant's age or gender. "It is of extreme concern to our government that China has chosen to apply the death penalty , a cruel and inhumane punishment". In the days following Meng's arrest, China arrested two Canadian citizens on allegations of engaging in activities that have endangered Chinese national security. (more...)
Trump sues banks to stop them from complying with House subpoenas Trump sues banks to stop them from complying with House subpoenas
- Мая 02, 2019

The other lawsuit , in federal court in Washington against the accounting firm Mazars USA and the House Oversight Committee, is also attempting to prevent the House from getting Mr. A 2018 financial disclosure form pointed to $130 million in liabilities to a United States unit of Deutsche Bank for properties including the Trump International Hotel in a former post office in Washington . (more...)
Trump, Erdogan discuss Turkey's S-400 purchase Trump, Erdogan discuss Turkey's S-400 purchase
- Мая 02, 2019

The two countries have argued for months over Turkey's order for the missile defence system, which the United States says is incompatible with NATO's defence network and could compromise its F-35 fighter jets. Tensions between the US and Turkey have worsened in recent months with Turkey set to begin receiving the advanced S-400 Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington says will jeopardize Turkey's role in the F-35 fighter jet program and could trigger congressional sanctions. (more...)
Corbyn supporters claim victory as NEC endorses pro-Brexit manifesto Corbyn supporters claim victory as NEC endorses pro-Brexit manifesto
- Мая 02, 2019

A Labour source said: "The NEC agreed the manifesto which will be fully in line with Labour's existing policy - to support Labour's alternative plan, and if we can't get the necessary changes to the government's deal, or a general election, to back the option of a public vote". (more...)
Ex-student kills two at university Ex-student kills two at university
- Мая 02, 2019

There are no other reports of injuries. It was not immediately clear whether anyone had been shot or whether a suspect was in custody. The suspect's grandfather Paul Rold of Arlington, Texas, said that Terrell and his father moved to Charlotte from the Dallas area two years ago after his mother died. (more...)
As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique
- Мая 02, 2019

Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth , while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly hard situation" in reaching thousands of survivors. At least 35,000 houses have been completely or partially destroyed, while at least 21,717 school children have had their classrooms demolished and 5 health facilities have been damaged. (more...)
Tensions flare between Sudan military rulers, protesters Tensions flare between Sudan military rulers, protesters
- Мая 02, 2019

Thousands of protesters remain camped outside the army headquarters, nearly three weeks after the military and security forces removed former president Omar al-Bashir from power on April 11. The roads have been used by demonstrators to organize sit-ins. Opposition leaders in Sudan are discussing who will sit on a joint civilian-military council expected to run the country for the next two years. (more...)
US working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House US working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House
- Мая 02, 2019

Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, confirmed the plans saying: "The president has consulted with his national security team and leaders in the region who share his concern, and this designation is working its way through the internal process"€. (more...)
Anti-immigration politician Steve Dickson quits over strip club video Anti-immigration politician Steve Dickson quits over strip club video
- Мая 02, 2019

Described by Australian media as "uncomfortable viewing", the footage shows Steve Dickson repeatedly grabbing a striptease artist's breasts and making a series of lewd comments to women on a recent trip to the United States. " It shows a person who was drunk and not in control of his actions and I take full responsibility for allowing that to happen", he said. Leader of One Nation Pauline Hanson was remarkably honest speaking to Oliver Peterson after a day of intense scrutiny and ... (more...)
Naxals torch 3 dozen vehicles in Gadchiroli on Maharashtra Day Naxals torch 3 dozen vehicles in Gadchiroli on Maharashtra Day
- Мая 02, 2019

Hours after Maoists set ablaze around 30 vehicles in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli , 15 security personnel were killed in an IED explosion on Wednesday - making it the 53rd incident of Maoist-related violence across the country this year, according to data compiled by the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP). (more...)