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House Judiciary Committee chair says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment'

House Judiciary Committee chair says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Speaker Pelosi's continued refusal to allow the House to open impeachment proceedings against President Trump is becoming increasingly incoherent. Pingree called the report from Robert Mueller , the special counsel who investigated alleged ties between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump campaign, "a turning point" that convinced her the time had come to begin an impeachment inquiry. [Full Article...]

Guatemala signs migration deal with USA after Trump threats

Guatemala signs migration deal with USA after Trump threats Nonetheless refugee and human rights groups say such an settlement imperils migrants, given Guatemala's harmful crime rate and gang violence and lack of an correct asylum system. If those traveling to the US border don't first apply for asylum in Guatemala, they will not be eligible for asylum in America. Migrants "can make a protection [asylum] claim, if they would like, in Guatemala, so if t... [Full Article...]

Mick Mulvaney: 'Everything that Donald Trump says is offensive to some people'

Mick Mulvaney: 'Everything that Donald Trump says is offensive to some people' Just doing his thing. Trump wrote Cummings' Baltimore district is "FAR WORSE and more dangerous" than the conditions at the border. Rep. Elija Cummings, a Democrat, chairs the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating the Trump administration on a number of fronts, including Russian Federation, whether Trump has violated the Constitution's emoluments clause, voting rights and se... [Full Article...]

52 killed as prison gangs riot & decapitate rivals in Brazil

52 killed as prison gangs riot & decapitate rivals in Brazil Local reports said gang members from Block A stormed Block B, which was occupied by a rival group, locked a room and set it on fire, causing many prisoners to die of asphyxiation. In May, at least 15 inmates were found dead, choked to death or stabbed with toothbrushes in the city of Manaus. Bolsonaro's government has proposed moving powerful incarcerated drug lords to federal lockups, and build... [Full Article...]

Creepy crawlies: Grasshoppers invade Las Vegas

Creepy crawlies: Grasshoppers invade Las Vegas Las Vegas is a magnet for tourists but for the past week, it's been one for grasshoppers. It's not the first time these flocks of flying insects have swarmed Sin City before. Such incidents occur every few years and are no cause for concern, Knight said at a news conference on Thursday. "This has happened five or six times over the last 30-years", he said, predicting the invasion will la... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Resumes Federal Death Penalty, Schedules Executions for 5 Child-Killers

Trump Administration Resumes Federal Death Penalty, Schedules Executions for 5 Child-Killers Gen. William Barr said the "Justice Department upholds the rule of law - and we owe it to the victims and their families to carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system". Only three defendants were executed between 1988 and 2003, when the government unofficially suspended the death penalty due to litigation challenges over the drugs used in lethal injections. [Full Article...]

Memorial Saturday for Charlotte woman murdered in Canada

Memorial Saturday for Charlotte woman murdered in Canada At a news conference on Monday before his son was named a suspect, Alan Schmegelsky said his son and McLeod were disappointed with working at Walmart, their first jobs, and they chose to head off in search of something better up north, CBC News reported . [Full Article...]

Europe's record-setting heatwave to spike even higher

Europe's record-setting heatwave to spike even higher The French capital has just broken its absolute heat record, registering 42.6 degrees Celsius at 16:30 local time in Paris-Montsouris, said the country's meteorological services. Never in recorded history has Paris been hotter than it was on Thursday. Europeans were jumping into public fountains and the sea on Wednesday to keep cool as parts of Europe were bracing for a record-breaking heat wa... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson Arrives at Buckingham Palace to Meet with Queen

Boris Johnson Arrives at Buckingham Palace to Meet with Queen Johnson was chosen to be leader of the Conservative party by its members, and was confirmed prime minister in a meeting on Wednesday with Queen Elizabeth II. Scottish secretary David Mundell was among those sacked in a shock move that surprised Tory MPs from north of the Border and will deepen the freeze in relations between Ruth Davidson and the new Prime Minister. [Full Article...]

Prospect of Trump impeachment grows as Democrats seek grand jury evidence

Prospect of Trump impeachment grows as Democrats seek grand jury evidence And maybe they never will. "I'm not trying to run out the clock" on formal impeachment procedures, Pelosi said in response to a reporter's question. Knowing that only between 3% and 10% of the public had actually read the 440+ page Mueller Report , Democrats had hoped that even reluctant and abbreviated testimony from Mueller himself could bring life and attention to the report's highli... [Full Article...]

Heavy Rains Lash Mumbai, Thane; Mahalaxmi Express Stranded

Heavy Rains Lash Mumbai, Thane; Mahalaxmi Express Stranded The disaster response service also set up a camp near the stranded train. These teams are equipped with flood relief items and specialist divers, the official said, adding special equipment and clearance divers will be airdropped close to the train for assistance of passengers and assessment of the situation. [Full Article...]

Protesters briefly block traffic on Moscow's ring road

Protesters briefly block traffic on Moscow's ring road Jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny had called for the protest , near the Moscow mayor's office, to pressure authorities to allow opposition-minded candidates to run in a September 8 local vote in Moscow, which they have been barred from. [Full Article...]

Twins found dead in hot vehicle in Bronx after father forgot them

Twins found dead in hot vehicle in Bronx after father forgot them Police say it's unclear if Rodriguez tried to drive to the hospital or home when he pulled over and called 911. The outlet also reports that police are investigating the incident as an accidental hot vehicle death. They say Rodriguez is an upstanding man and a veteran. He returned eight hours later after working his shift and drove about two blocks before realising the twins had been i... [Full Article...]

Italy detains two Americans in slaying of police officer

Italy detains two Americans in slaying of police officer A detention order issued by prosecutors was shown on Italian state broadcaster RAI, naming the suspects as Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth and Finnegan Lee Elder . He died a short while later in hospital. The partner, who was not seriously injured, has been described as a key witness in the investigation. Two American teenagers have been implicated in an Italian policeman's murder and are bei... [Full Article...]

More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM

More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM At least 116 migrants are missing and another 132 were rescued by Libyan coast guards and local fishermen after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Komas, a town east of the capital Tripoli. After the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed longtime ruler Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, Libya became a major conduit for African migrants and refugees seeking a better life in Europe. [Full Article...]

Ex-wife pleads guilty in murder of former National Basketball Association hoopster Lorenzen Wright

Ex-wife pleads guilty in murder of former National Basketball Association hoopster Lorenzen Wright According to the plea agreement with the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office, Sherra Wright , 48, will receive a 30-year-prison sentence and will be eligible for parole in nine years - after she serves 30 percent of her sentence. [Full Article...]

Palestinian president suspends all deals with Israel

Palestinian president suspends all deals with Israel Mr Abbas has previously threatened to annul past agreements with Israel but this has never been implemented. Greenblatt said Trump hoped to make a decision "soon" on whether to release the closely held plan before or after an Israeli election in September. [Full Article...]

China warns of war in case of move towards Taiwan independence

China warns of war in case of move towards Taiwan independence The US routinely sails through the Taiwan Strait, last doing so in May, but Chinese military forces view the strategic waterway separating China from Taiwan as a priority area and often shadow US vessels that sail through the area. Taiwan's defence ministry said it made the request in light of a growing military threat from China. The warship sent to the 180km Taiwan Strait was identified as t... [Full Article...]

Trump sues to block House Democrats from accessing New York tax returns

Trump sues to block House Democrats from accessing New York tax returns District Court for the District of Columbia against the Committee on Ways and Means, New York State Attorney General Letitia James , and commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Michael Schmidt, for "declaratory and injunctive relief". [Full Article...]

Friends reflect on losing their friend, MS college student Ally Kostial

Friends reflect on losing their friend, MS college student Ally Kostial Brandon Theesfeld , left, is led from the Lafayette County Courthouse in Oxford, Miss ., Tuesday, July 23, 2019 by Maj. He will make an initial appearance before a judge on Tuesday, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has interviewed several people about her disappearance, according to People magazine. Keith Kostial and Cindy Kostial, ... [Full Article...]


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