• Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges: court
Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges: court

Cardinal Pell formally pleaded not guilty to the charges on Tuesday. Some court attendees reportedly broke into applause when Magistrate Wallington ended today's hearing. But following the hearing on Tuesday, his lawyer, Robert Richter QC, argued that the most "vile" allegations against his client had been dismissed.

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  • Chief of Staff Kelly denies calling President Trump an 'idiot'
Chief of Staff Kelly denies calling President Trump an 'idiot'

Despite this, a report by#NBC News on April 30 revealed Kelly's feelings about the president. A former official confirmed Kelly's insult to the Associated Press and said it occurred "as his clashes with Trump over policy and personnel grew louder and more frequent".

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  • Palestinians should 'accept Trump deal or shut up', says bin Salman
Palestinians should 'accept Trump deal or shut up', says bin Salman

Bin Salman's comments reportedly surprised Jewish leaders present at the meeting, with a source saying people "literally fell off their chairs". According to Ravid, bin Salman said Saudi Arabia had "much more urgent and important issues to deal with" than supporting the Palestinian cause, like facing Iran's supposed increasing influence on the ...

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  • Rahul Gandhi thought 'Gaadi Gayi', during the mid-air shock
Rahul Gandhi thought 'Gaadi Gayi', during the mid-air shock

Our PM hasn't spoken a single word on Doklam in China. The Congress wants to save its last major state after losing multiple state assemblies ever since Narendra Modi and Amit Shah took Charge in Delhi. As per the Indian Express reported, PM Modi has a program for a tentative schedule and has been drawn up for 15 rallies. "They tore off ordinan...

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  • Donald Trump to meet the Queen on United Kingdom visit in July
Donald Trump to meet the Queen on United Kingdom visit in July

Sadiq Khan , Mayor of London , tweeted on Thursday , "If he comes to London , President Trump will experience an open and diverse city that has always chosen unity over division and hope over fear". That trip - which would involve lavish ceremonies and a stay with the Queen at Buckingham Palace - has been put off indefinitely, though Number ...

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  • US Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo As Secretary Of State
US Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo As Secretary Of State

Pompeo then rushed to the Supreme Court for his swearing in, and then to Joint Base Andrews, where he departed to Brussels for his first official trip as secretary of state. Last year, Pompeo had little trouble clinching the confirmation to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. "He's the flawless person to come in at this time an...

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  • Ministry of health: Israel used unknown gas against protesters along Gaza borders
Ministry of health: Israel used unknown gas against protesters along Gaza borders

Israel says that allowing the refugees in would mean the end of the Jewish state, and accuses Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas of using the protests as a pretext for violence. The IDF said it will investsigate the circumstances of his death. Condemning the "brutalities and crimes against Palestinian civilians", Mansour said the Israeli forces' act...

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  • Rival parties scream over Red Fort adoption, govt says not for profits
Rival parties scream over Red Fort adoption, govt says not for profits

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a "sad and dark day" in the country's history. The Red Fort adoption comes under the Ministry of Tourism's " Adopt a Heritage " scheme at started in the year 2017. Adopting a Heritage Project is a unique endeavour by the Ministry of Tourism which envisions developing monuments, heritage...

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  • Merger of Sainsbury's and Asda sparks job and price fears
Merger of Sainsbury's and Asda sparks job and price fears

The competition watchdog is being urged to investigate the potential merger of Sainsbury's and Asda amid concerns over choice for consumers. Sainsbury's , Britain's No. The enlarged company would have about 29% of the market - two points ahead of Tesco. Tim Roache, general secretary of the GMB union, said: "Our first priority is to safeguard...

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  • Ten Israeli teens confirmed dead in devastating flash flood
Ten Israeli teens confirmed dead in devastating flash flood

A police spokeswoman, Merav Lapidot, suggested that the youth group had disregarded police warnings, telling the Mako news site that, "to our regret, these incidents take place when orders are not followed". Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the head of the seminary and a teacher were remanded in custody until Tuesday on suspicion of ...

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  • Mexican Rapper Admits To Dissolving 3 Bodies Of Missing Students In Acid
Mexican Rapper Admits To Dissolving 3 Bodies Of Missing Students In Acid

Gutierrez admitted to state prosecutors that he disposed of the bodies after the trio's kidnapping, torture and murder in western Jalisco state last month. Torres notes how authorities will be probing his videos for further clues into the gruesome murders. Federal statistics reveal that at least 15,516 people between the ages of 13 and 29 are off...

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  • Wisconsin oil refinery fire out, at least 15 hurt, officials say
Wisconsin oil refinery fire out, at least 15 hurt, officials say

From there, they can pass directly into a person's bloodstream, said Neil Carman, a former refinery inspector for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, now with the Sierra Club. Thousands of residents of Superior, Wisconsin, had to be evacuated because of the fire. Another Talarico said another five were treated at St. Mary's Hospital in S...

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  • What's next for the oil price rally — Business Extra Podcast
What's next for the oil price rally — Business Extra Podcast

EDT. Bloomberg reports that some traders have already stopped signing contracts for Iranian crude whilst others have inserted clauses that allow them to stop taking oil from Iran if sanctions are reimposed. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that there's been no decision on the nuclear deal. That's an increase of more than a quarte...

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  • Thousands attend funeral after Houthi chief killed in Yemen
Thousands attend funeral after Houthi chief killed in Yemen

Yemen's Houthi militia on Saturday staged a public funeral for Saleh Al-Sammad, head of their Supreme Political Council and effectively the insurgents' second-in-command, who was killed last week in an air raid claimed by Saudi Arabia and its allies.

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  • Emmanuel Macron of France challenges Donald Trump's 'America first'
Emmanuel Macron of France challenges Donald Trump's 'America first'

President Donald Trump to stick with the accord. In reference to Trump having pulled the USA from the Paris climate change agreement as well, Macron said changes in the U.S. President Donald Trump . But Macron indicated that Trump was willing to work on a more expansive agreement. "Long live the friendship between France and the Unit...

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  • Echo of Varuna ticket denial to BY Vijayendra
Echo of Varuna ticket denial to BY Vijayendra

Party workers said that Gaviyappa was in the BJP for over 30 years and was a staunch follower of Sadananda, the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Member from Tagadur. He was followed by D V Sadananda Gowda and Jagadish Shettar - for just over 300 days each - in the BJP government. Several senior BJP leaders in the state - former RSS functionary B L Santosh, now...

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  • Armenia marks massacre by Ottoman Turks 103 years ago
Armenia marks massacre by Ottoman Turks 103 years ago

Through recognition of the Armenian Genocide we pay tribute to the perseverance and determination of those who survived, as well as to the Americans of Armenian descent who continue to strengthen our country to this day. The Turkish president offered condolences to the families of Ottoman Armenians who lost their lives during the 1915 events. T...

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  • Trump praises Kanye West for his 'great taste' on Fox & Friends
Trump praises Kanye West for his 'great taste' on Fox & Friends

For example, fellow rappers Ice T and Smino issued tweets indicating they're clearly not backing West's political affiliation. He also ventured into a clothing and shoe line which he bragged about its success, comparing it to the career of National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan.

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  • Toronto van attack suspect faces murder charges in court
Toronto van attack suspect faces murder charges in court

Jordanian national Munir Abdo Habib al-Najar, who was visiting one of his children in Toronto , was killed in the attack, the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. "Everybody knew Betty because she used to walk in in the morning to feed the animals", she said. "She was just the sweetest soul", Paul Matusiewicz said.

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  • Sunshine briefly returns Thursday before more shower chances arrive
Sunshine briefly returns Thursday before more shower chances arrive

Scattered showers are in the forecast for your Monday morning commute but the rain shouldn't be as heavy as what we see on Sunday . We'll see partly to mostly sunny skies, an occasional breeze to 20 miles per hour, and high temperatures in the upper 60s to 70 degrees.

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  • US Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Mueller
US Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Mueller

Bipartisan legislation by U.S. lawmakers to protect Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the vote from the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee. Should the court find that the firing was not for good cause, the special counsel must return to their job. The New York Times reported in April that T...

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  • Armenia to Elect New Prime Minister on May 1
Armenia to Elect New Prime Minister on May 1

The Republican Party holds a majority in parliament. A meeting between Karapetyan and Pashinyan was scheduled for Wednesday morning, but was cancelled after Karapetyan refused to discuss Pashinyan's key demands , including the appointment of a "people's prime minister" .

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  • Lawyers for Trump, Cohen to return to court over seized documents
Lawyers for Trump, Cohen to return to court over seized documents

Cohen , Trump said , is mostly a businessman and federal investigators are looking at that aspect of his life, not his legal work that might be connected to Trump. "I am just not able to go down that road", Sessions said during an appropriations committee hearing, when asked about his discussions regarding Cohen.

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  • New York Special Elections Will Be Held on April 24
New York Special Elections Will Be Held on April 24

Simcha Felder may be on the political hot seat from now till November. Actress Cynthia Nixon, who is challenging Cuomo for the Democratic nomination, blamed the governor for Felder's continued alliance with the GOP. Meet the Republican candidate: "As the People's Politician and a Rational (not a Trump) Republican, it is my duty to serve, repres...

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  • Donors Pledge $4.4 Billion in Aid for Syria, Neighboring Countries
Donors Pledge $4.4 Billion in Aid for Syria, Neighboring Countries

The UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura urged the world to prevent a fresh humanitarian disaster in the rebel-held region of Idlib, as officials warned aid funding was running "desperately short". Al-Jarallah underlined Kuwait's firm position to support integrity, unity and independence of Syria and reiterated the call to an immediate end to the fi...

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