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George Pell arrives at court for historical sexual offences case

George Pell arrives at court for historical sexual offences case Last June, Victoria Police charged Cardinal Pell with "multiple" sexual offence charges involving "multiple complainants". He was charged by detectives from Victoria Police's Sano taskforce in June a year ago and was granted leave by the Pope to return to Australia from the Vatican to fight the charges. [Full Article...]

Eight weeks to fix PNG LNG quake damage

Eight weeks to fix PNG LNG quake damage Three aftershocks stronger than magnitude 5 shook the mountainous Southern Highlands, about 600 km (370 miles) northwest of the capital Port Moresby early on Monday, the U.S. Emergency deliveries have been hampered due to landslides, damaged roads, collapsed buildings and the remote location of the area. The Australian and New Zealand defence forces have began delivering aid, while the China R... [Full Article...]

Gary Cohn's Future Unclear After Setback on Tariffs

The FBI has contacted officials in Turkey and Qatar about meetings with Kushner, with Qatar declining to cooperate and Turkey's response unclear, the report explained. Meanwhille, Kushner Companies LLC is reportedly seeking more than $1 billion in loans to refinance debt on properties in New York City and Chicago. [Full Article...]

China says increasingly powerful military 'is no threat'

China says increasingly powerful military 'is no threat' While maintaining a proactive fiscal policy, Li said China cut its budget deficit target to 2.6 per cent of gross domestic product from 3 per cent in 2017. Beijing has rapidly increased defence spending since the start of this century. A Downing Street spokesperson said: "The Prime Minister raised our deep concern at the president's forthcoming announcement on steel and aluminium tariffs, notin... [Full Article...]

Tripura triumph: BJP rises in NE

Tripura triumph: BJP rises in NE On the other hand, the CPI (M)-led Left Front, which had captured 50 of the 60 seats in the 2013 Assembly polls , is expected to secure almost 44 per cent this time, the EC source said. In Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has not been able to expand his ministry even though the coalition government of BJP, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodoland People's Front (BPF) will be completing two... [Full Article...]

Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

Mr Morales however soon followed Mr Trump's move, making Guatemala the first country to do so. Morales first announced the move in late December, following in the footsteps of the Trump administration. The announcement of the timing of the move comes after Guatemala's Constitutional Court rejected a local lawyer's attempt to prevent the government from moving its embassy over the weekend . [Full Article...]

Woman attacked noisy toddler at movie with popcorn, police say

Woman attacked noisy toddler at movie with popcorn, police say Karman then hit the child in the head with the empty bucket, bruising her head, according to the child's mother. A woman is accused of dumping popcorn on a 2-year-old girl at a Long Island movie theater earlier this year. Nassau County police were alerted of the incident after the two-year-old went to the doctors that same day complaining of head pain. The New York Daily News reported that K... [Full Article...]

Coast braces for possible flooding after nor'easter

Coast braces for possible flooding after nor'easter The slow speed of the storm will make matters worse, said Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services in Nashua, New Hampshire. The NWS says runoff from the rain can cause minor flooding . region between 5 a.m. and noon Friday , according to the Post's Capital Weather Gang. The commuter system Metro-North said service in parts of CT and Long Island, New York , remain ... [Full Article...]

Corbyn backs customs union access

Corbyn backs customs union access Therefore Corbyn's announcement may yield short-term political gains at the expense of long-term electoral losses. But Fox was contradicted by the trade department's former top civil servant. The EU's fallback option for Ireland assumes "full regulatory alignment" would be kept between the two after Brexit and Barnier said his text on Wednesday would propose workable solutions. [Full Article...]

Kirshan Kumari Kohli Becomes First Hindu-Dalit Woman Senator in Pakistan

Kirshan Kumari Kohli Becomes First Hindu-Dalit Woman Senator in Pakistan She and her family were held captive as bonded labourers for at least three years in a jail run by a landlord when Kohli was a child. She was married off to Lal Chand, a student of the Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, in 1994, when she was 16 and a class IX student. [Full Article...]

4 soldiers, 10 militants killed in Egypt

4 soldiers, 10 militants killed in Egypt On Sunday, it said that four soldiers were killed, raising military casualties to at least 16. In an official statement dubbed communiqué 14, the armed forces said a confrontation took place with the "takfiris" based on intelligence that they were operating in a deserted area in North Sinai's Al-Arish. [Full Article...]

Philando Castile Fund Settles City's School Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Fund Settles City's School Lunch Debt Pam Fergus , who launched Philando Feeds the Children in 2017, announced last week that the donations received so far were enough to eliminate all student lunch debt in Minnesota's St. Now, the project will take steps to officially achieve non-profit organization status in the state of Minnesota. "He remembered [students'] names", Joan Edman, a recently retired paraprofessional at the school... [Full Article...]

Citrus Co. teacher hosted racist podcast

Citrus Co. teacher hosted racist podcast During one of her latest podcasts on February 26, one of her guests stated every child do not always deserve the best education because their IQs differ based on what race they belong to. She also allegedly talked about pushing white nationalist beliefs onto her students, while simultaneously hiding those beliefs from her school's administration. [Full Article...]

Bahrain nabs 116 suspected terrorists -- BNA

Bahrain nabs 116 suspected terrorists -- BNA Police seized 42 kilograms (93 pounds) of high explosives, 757 kilograms of materials used to manufacture explosives, several Kalashnikovs, and grenades, it said. Three individuals - Aqeel Al Sari, Murtadha Al Sindi and Qassim Al Muamen - were also accused of leading the cell, providing it with funding, firearms and explosives and training, establishing hideouts and recruiting members. [Full Article...]

Adrian Donohoe murder: Second arrested man released

Adrian Donohoe murder: Second arrested man released According to reports, United States law enforcement officials were also present at Dundalk courthouse for the sitting tonight (below) alongside both a local and national media presence. Garda Donohoe was 41 years old when he was shot dead during on a cash escort at the Lordship Credit Union in Bellurgan, near Dundalk, on 25 January 2013. [Full Article...]

Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote The Iraqi parliament did not specify what percentage of the budget should be allocated to the Kurds, stipulating only that the region will receive funds proportional to its share of the population - as in accordance with article 9 of the Iraqi constitution. [Full Article...]

Senate Dems try to force floor vote on gun control

Senate Dems try to force floor vote on gun control Brian Kavanagh (D-Manhattan), chairman of New York Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention. The other provisions include allowing New York State scientists to conduct research on the effects of guns and gun violence. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats were "stunned and surprised - many of us pleasantly - by what we saw" from Trump at a televised meeting Wednesday at ... [Full Article...]

NDPP alliance inches ahead for government formation

According to NDPP sources, the lone successful Independent candidate, Tongpang Ozukum from Angetyongpang constituency in Mokokchung district, has pledged support to the NDPP-BJP alliance and to the leadership of Mr Rio. In the afternoon, in what was thought would be a meeting to tender his resignation, Chief Minister Zeliang met the Governor to stake his claim. Central to the NPF's hopes are t... [Full Article...]

NYS Police identify driver and officers struck in related crash

NYS Police identify driver and officers struck in related crash The troopers are listed in "serious but stable" condition, a NYSP spokesman said. New York State Police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a collision that seriously injured two troopers early Sunday morning. Neumann suffered a laceration to his face and was treated at Albany Med before being released, troopers said. Neuman was charged with first-degree vehicular assau... [Full Article...]

Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over trade war threat

Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over trade war threat He also promised to enact what he called "RECIPROCAL TAXES" on any country that has a tariff against any US good or service. Trade is a major contributor to global economic growth and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has repeatedly warned that protectionist policies could jeopardize the worldwide recovery. [Full Article...]


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