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Indonesia eyes moving capital from congested Jakarta

Indonesia eyes moving capital from congested Jakarta Brodjonegoro noted that the Bappenas had suggested three options on relocating the capital city , with the first being to not change the capital city of Jakarta though relocating the government offices around the Presidential Palace and the National Monument (Monas) areas. [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro: Coup plotters not to go unpunished

Venezuela's Maduro: Coup plotters not to go unpunished In an hour-long address to the nation on Tuesday night, Maduro accused opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his political mentor Leopoldo López of seeking to spark an armed confrontation that might be used as a pretext for a foreign military intervention. [Full Article...]

How the political situation in Venezuela spiraled out of control

How the political situation in Venezuela spiraled out of control Several dozen armed troops accompanying Guaido clashed with soldiers supporting Maduro at a rally outside the La Carlota air base in Caracas early on Tuesday, but the incident fizzled out and did not appear to be part of an immediate attempt by the opposition to take power through military force. [Full Article...]

Multiple victims in shooting on UNC Charlotte campus

Multiple victims in shooting on UNC Charlotte campus The shooting has resulted in the cancellation of a free Waka Flocka concert on campus. Witnesses told FOX 46 in Charlotte that the campus erupted into chaos as students ran frantically to get to safety . The campus police chief said Terrell had not appeared on their radar as a potential threat. He didn't provide specifics other than to say he planned to review everything involved in the s... [Full Article...]

Minneapolis Officer Convicted of Murder in Fatal Shooting

Minneapolis Officer Convicted of Murder in Fatal Shooting It is the first time a police officer in Minnesota has been convicted over an on-duty shooting. A USA police officer who shot dead an Australian woman in 2017 was found guilty of murder on Tuesday by a Minneapolis jury. Noor's defense attorneys argued throughout the monthlong trial that he fired to protect his terrified partner after hearing a thump on the squad vehicle in the alley and then see... [Full Article...]

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content

Democrat O'Rourke accuses Trump White House of dictating Fox News content Turning to his nickname for Warren, Trump said: "I think Pocahontas, she's finished, she's out". "I've personally prosecuted obstruction cases on far, far less evidence than this", Yates said. We need to hear from him under oath. "So the best person we can hear from is Attorney General Barr to find out why, one, his summary, a Cliff Notes version, was so different from the facts and two, why... [Full Article...]

Socialists set to reign in Spain, but not without support

Socialists set to reign in Spain, but not without support The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were seen leading Spain's election as polls closed on Sunday, according to a survey by GAD3 published shortly after mainland voting ended. There is a risk of a renewed escalation of tensions in coming months, as the Supreme Court may reach a verdict around the summer time , although the risk of a stand-off between the central and regiona... [Full Article...]

'Privacy focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups with new design

'Privacy focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups with new design It will also feature new video tools, since this is so popular on the platform: Over 410 million people connect over video chat on Messenger each month, Facebook notes, and its users spend 2 billion minutes every day on Facebook's various video offerings. [Full Article...]

Indian Army ridiculed after it announces Yeti discovery in Nepal

Indian Army ridiculed after it announces Yeti discovery in Nepal Taylor, who has extensively explored the Makalu-Barun area and written a book on the mystery of the Yeti , said the footprints were likely those of bears. Although tales of the Yeti first caught the imagination of the Western world in the 19th century, the hairy ape-like figure, taller than a man, has always been a feature of folklore in Nepal . [Full Article...]

Trump touts Japan trade talks, eyes sumo wrestling match

Trump touts Japan trade talks, eyes sumo wrestling match U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty told reporters on Saturday that Trump plans to attend the G20 leaders' summit in Osaka in late June. Abe is in Washington for two days, as they discuss a range of security and economic issues. Trump said Japan was buying a tremendous amount of military equipment from the United States and Washington is pressing Tokyo to get rid of Japan's agricultural ... [Full Article...]

Suspected Sri Lanka bomber's relatives killed in raid

Suspected Sri Lanka bomber's relatives killed in raid Sri Lankan authorities have arrested dozens of suspects and are searching for more militants with suspected links to ISIS. Mr Wickremesinghe said investigators have been tracking the trail of explosives used to manufacture the bombs used to target churches and luxury hotels in the country. [Full Article...]

Man Who Converted to Islam Plotted Gruesome Attacks in California

Man Who Converted to Islam Plotted Gruesome Attacks in California Court papers say Domingo discussed several types of attacks with an informant that included targeting Jews, churches and police officers. After the mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand in March, Domingo wrote in a social media post that "there must be retribution". [Full Article...]

Trump's executive privilege strategy could mean messy fight

Trump's executive privilege strategy could mean messy fight Mueller's report uncovered numerous links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and described how Trump tried to impede the Russia investigation . The Trump campaign has helped pay legal bills for a number of current and former Trump associates caught up in various investigations and lawsuits, including the president's son Donald Trump Jr . [Full Article...]

6 people found dead in rural Tennessee, suspect in custody

6 people found dead in rural Tennessee, suspect in custody On Sunday, authorities announced they had found the bodies of two more victims in the same home as the first four were discovered, bringing the total number of dead to seven. The injured victim was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Cummins was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. [Full Article...]

No-deal Brexit better than staying in European Union, says Hunt

No-deal Brexit better than staying in European Union, says Hunt The decision on Wednesday to leave the rules unchanged gave May a reprieve as she continues to faceunprecedented pressure from within her party to quit over her handling of Brexit. Continued talks on Thursday were expected to cover environmental issues. Government insiders say the Prime Minister has given up hope of cancelling United Kingdom participation in the European Parliament poll by sec... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un Invited Putin To North Korea, Invitation "Accepted"

Kim Jong Un Invited Putin To North Korea, Invitation The North Korean leader departed Vladivostok on Friday. It is unclear why. Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that US security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Putin denies Russian Federation is provoking Ukraine with rebel passports move

Putin denies Russian Federation is provoking Ukraine with rebel passports move The Ukrainian parliament has approved a controversial language law in the largely bilingual country which provides for the mandatory use of the national language by government agencies, local self-government and in other spheres of public life. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to withdraw United States from Arms Trade Treaty

Donald Trump to withdraw United States from Arms Trade Treaty Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North announced Saturday that he won't serve a second term as president of the National Rifle Association after he lost the support of the gun-rights group's leadership. Ratifying the treaty would also allow rival arms exporters like Russian Federation and China - neither of whom have signed the agreement - to cut into the US' market, a point explicitly laid out in th... [Full Article...]

US judge charged for aiding illegal immigrant flee

US judge charged for aiding illegal immigrant flee She, along with former court officer Wesley MacGregor , have been indicted for obstruction of justice and several federal charges . MacGregor is also charged with one count of Perjury for allegedly telling the grand jury that he didn't know about ICE's presence in the courtroom at the time. [Full Article...]

Police seize 'super obedient' lookout parrot trained by Brazil drug dealers

Police seize 'super obedient' lookout parrot trained by Brazil drug dealers This caused the couple's defense attorney to cast some doubt on police's version of events. "The police said that when they arrived the parrot started shouting "the police arrived", the 'police arrived". In 2010, a parrot in Colombia named Lorenzo made global headlines after police recorded him warning his owners to run in Spanish at the sight of police officers approaching. [Full Article...]


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