Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

Oxfam executives are also accused of covering up the scandal and the charity is now subject to an inquiry from the U.K.'s Charity Commission. The Speechless star severed her 20 years' support for the charity, claiming to be "horrified" by alleg...

China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy

Trump has until around 11 April to decide whether to impose steel import curbs and 20 April to decide on aluminium restrictions, Reuters reported. Trump has about 60 days left to make a decision whether to assess penalties under Section 232 of a 19...

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga

Pita Taufatofua, who has become an unlikely star of the past two Olympic Games thanks to his viral shirtlessness , said his family is safe after Cyclone Gita tore through Tonga on Tuesday. Meanwhile New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said o...

U.S. envoy Tillerson in Egypt at start of Mideast tour U.S. envoy Tillerson in Egypt at start of Mideast tour

President Adbel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has received the director of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service, Sergei Naryshkin, the presidential office said in a special statement on Tuesday. The Egyptian army said at least 28 suspected militants have ...

Arrests made as Hawks raid the Guptas Arrests made as Hawks raid the Guptas

The Hawks say two other suspects are expected to hand themselves over to police. The Hawks have confirmed the operation is taking place, but has not given any further details, saying that a statement would come later. South African elite police u...

US, Russia won't confirm US strikes killed US, Russia won't confirm US strikes killed "mercenaries"

But so far, this hasn't become an global incident because of one key word in that description: "citizens". The Russian Defence Ministry has said that none of its soldiers were in the area and suggested that pro-Syrian government fighters may ha...

Who really cares if Iran dominates the Middle East? Who really cares if Iran dominates the Middle East?

To say the entire conflict is volatile is an understatement with so many players on the board. During the reprisal raid, one of the eight Israeli F-16 fighter jets that took part in the operation was apparently hit by a Syrian anti-aircraft mis...

Even Omarosa, a Minister, Thinks Mike Pence is a Crazy Christian Even Omarosa, a Minister, Thinks Mike Pence is a Crazy Christian

Time to see if Marissa is going to use her Veto - she decides not to use the Veto so the nominations stay in place. "So everybody that's wishing for impeachment might wanna reconsider their life". Follow Emma on Instagram . The star went on to sa...

CIA: 'Patently false' that we lost $100K to Russian offering Trump secrets CIA: 'Patently false' that we lost $100K to Russian offering Trump secrets

The man initially asked for $10 million in exchange for the classified hacking tools data, which was stolen in 2017 by a group which calls itself Shadow Brokers , which was known to the NSA agents. "If somebody comes to them with something of real co...

Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military' Trump Backs Budget Plan: 'So Important for Our Great Military'

He added that the accord includes a sizable disaster relief package that will help Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas recover from Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey past year. If the Senate takes out defence, "that's their choice" and if they do so "we...

NBC apologizes to South Korea for analyst's remark NBC apologizes to South Korea for analyst's remark

His "insensitive" comment sparked a storm of complaints from Koreans on social media. USA broadcaster NBC apologized to South Korea's winter Games organizing committee on Sunday after a commentator offended locals during coverage of the opening c...

Pa. Republican leaders meet challenge to redraw congressional districts Pa. Republican leaders meet challenge to redraw congressional districts

The court ruling came after voters from each congressional district and the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit in summer 2017 alleging the state's 2011 congressional map is unconstitutional. House. The 7th District, which has be...

ANC focuses on Mandela but pressure mounts for Zuma to go ANC focuses on Mandela but pressure mounts for Zuma to go

Many of Zuma's former supporters want him to resign because of his links to scandals that have sapped support for the ANC and hurt the economy. He added: "The NEC will be meeting tomorrow to discuss this very matter and because our people want this...

Jesus statue decapitated in church sword attack Jesus statue decapitated in church sword attack

The 22-year-old attacker decapitated statues of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary during the incident, officials said. Police arrived on the scene shortly after and fired a warning shot into the air, however the assailant refused to surrender.

No survivors in Russian plane crash No survivors in Russian plane crash

The ministry said "rescue workers, ambulances and firefighters" headed to the site. Russian authorities discovered fragments of the aircraft in the Ramenskoye area about 25 miles outside the airport. Tass reported that the craft re-entered servi...

Dead, 4 Injured After Helicopter Crashes In Grand Canyon Dead, 4 Injured After Helicopter Crashes In Grand Canyon

In August 2001, a Grand Canyon visit helicopter worked by Papillon crashed and consumed close Meaview, Arizona. Authorities haven't released the names of any of the people involved in the single-vehicle crash, which remains under investigation by...

Shock at sudden death of environmentalist in Iranian prison Shock at sudden death of environmentalist in Iranian prison

Kavous Seyed-Emami's son on Saturday wrote on Twitter that his father, arrested on January 24, had died in prison. "I still can't believe this". Iran does not recognize dual nationality and treats those arrested as Iranian citizens. The Center fo...

United Kingdom charities warned after Haiti sex claims United Kingdom charities warned after Haiti sex claims

Thompson said she shared the "anger and shame that behavior like that highlighted in Haiti in 2011 happened in our organization". Oxfam said it was "shocked and dismayed" by the new Chad claims. "They still have information they should be giving to...

Duterte Orders Halt to Purchases of Canada Helicopters, US Arms Duterte Orders Halt to Purchases of Canada Helicopters, US Arms

But human rights advocates expressed disbelief that Canada was selling the aircraft to the Philippines considering the country's poor human rights record and its controversial leader Duterte. Philippine troops are battling militants in the Muslim sou...

Hong Kong bus overturns killing 19 Hong Kong bus overturns killing 19

Hong Kong's leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, announced that the government would set up an independent committee to probe bus safety. Passengers had complained to the driver who was reportedly ten minutes late, and then kept speedi...

Winter Olympics 2018: First Gold Goes To Sweden, Koreas In Spotlight Winter Olympics 2018: First Gold Goes To Sweden, Koreas In Spotlight

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla got her tactics exactly right in Saturday's Olympic women's skiathlon as she made her break for gold, but coach Johan Granath was left on tenterhooks to see if her timing would pay off. "I am here to take medals", the 37-ye...

Leaders of S. Korea, Japan to hold talks on N

Mr Abe had previously hinted that he might skip the opening ceremony for the South's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as the two nations continue to lock horns over the emotional issue of former wartime sex slaves. Moon has stressed the need for the two c...

No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign No. 3 Official at Justice Department to Resign

Assistant Attorney General Rachel Brand is planning to step down from her position. A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment. 'I am proud of what we have been able to accomplish over my time here. If Rosenstein had been fired or...

Israeli Jet Downed Throughout Assault On Syria After Drone Intercepted, Says Israel Israeli Jet Downed Throughout Assault On Syria After Drone Intercepted, Says Israel

The Iranian forces can destroy all American bases across the region by launching attacks from inside the country, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said on Saturday. An Israeli Apache helicopter was able to intercept the drone , after detecting it ...

Turkey says has met European Union criteria for visa-free travel Turkey says has met European Union criteria for visa-free travel

The European Union had sought revisions to Turkey's anti-terrorism legislation, claiming existing laws were being used to stifle dissent. But in light of Turkey's failed military coup in 2016, and with suicide bombers regularly striking Turki...

U.S. should pay for fencing on Pak-Afghan border: Khawaja Asif U.S. should pay for fencing on Pak-Afghan border: Khawaja Asif

Pakistan has been under rising pressure to act against the Afghan Taleban and affiliated Haqqani network after US President Donald Trump accused officials in Islamabad of allowing them safe haven. Sajna was also heading the Mehsud faction of the Ta...

Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada

Duterte also ordered the repatriation within 72 hours starting on Friday of the estimated 10,000 "undocumented Filipinos" in Kuwait who want to get out of harm's way. According to the government records, there are approximately 250,000 Filipinos wo...

Four Killed, Several Injured as Militants Storm Army Camp in Jammu Four Killed, Several Injured as Militants Storm Army Camp in Jammu

The terrorists sneaked into the Sunjwan camp from its rear end and launched fire at the santri bunker. Army was going from room to room to pin down the terrorists holed up inside the Junior Commissioned Officers residential building. Jammu and Kas...

Walker named ASG substitute for Porzingis Walker named ASG substitute for Porzingis

Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson are the only other rookies in National Basketball Association history have matched Simmons' averages of 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists per game. Walker, 27, comes in for Team LeBron for the February 18 c...

Indian, British Journalists Arrested in Maldives Indian, British Journalists Arrested in Maldives

Yameen has cracked down on civil liberties since coming to power in 2013, imprisoning or forcing into exile almost every politician who opposes him. With India issuing a travel advisory urging its nationals to defer all non-essential travel to t...

WhatsApp has launched person-to-person payments into beta in India WhatsApp has launched person-to-person payments into beta in India

WhatsApp is close to rolling out its UPI-based payment service on the messaging app. Initially, it was found that the list of banks and the linked bank account is okay! Facebook and WhatsApp have yet to confirm the new feature. Although no...

Top Oxfam staff paid Haiti quake survivors for sex Top Oxfam staff paid Haiti quake survivors for sex

A major worldwide charity covered up its employees' sex parties including a "full-on Caligula orgy" with Haitian prostitutes who had just survived the island's devastating natural disaster. As soon as we became aware of the allegations we immediately...

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

He is believed to have beheaded American and British hostages. The fourth man, Aine Davis , is reportedly in a Turkish prison on accusations of terrorism. "So everybody has a right for a fair trial and for justice". Mueller, according to US official...

India's Modi heads to Palestinian territories to balance warming ties with Israel India's Modi heads to Palestinian territories to balance warming ties with Israel

He said it would be his fifth visit to the Gulf and the West Asian region since 2015. Describing the Gulf and West Asian region was a "key priority" in India's external engagement, Modi ahead of his visit said his trip was aimed at strengthening ti...

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish party leaders as Syria operation resumes Turkey detains pro-Kurdish party leaders as Syria operation resumes

They are interested in creating a West Kurdistan province similar to the Kurdish region in Iraq, and in so doing they have extended the historical Kurdish-Turkish quarrel using Syria as a battleground. They say the Kurdish drive to grab territory for...

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