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Donald Trump falsely claims, again, that his father was born in Germany

Fred Trump was the son of a German immigrant, but was born in NY. And although he landed in New York City , he settled in Seattle, Washington and bought a restaurant in November 1891 and became a citizen in October of the following year. "He said, 'You don't sell apartments after the war if you're German, '" Trump's cousin John Walter told the Boston Globe . What's even more freaky is Trump... [Full Article...]

Australian man charged with 50 counts of murder over Christchurch mosque massacre

Australian man charged with 50 counts of murder over Christchurch mosque massacre It is alleged the former personal trainer stormed two mosques in Christchurch with a number of high-powered weapons and live streamed the attack online, in the single worst terrorist attack carried out by an Australian . The gunman sacked a court-appointed lawyer after his first court appearance, raising fears he wanted to represent himself and attempt to use any trial as a propaganda platform. [Full Article...]

Ethiopia exonerates pilot error as cause of deadly plane crash

Ethiopia exonerates pilot error as cause of deadly plane crash The Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, killing all 157 on board , including 18 Canadians. One of the investigative team said that they didn't find so-called "Foreign Object Debris" on the airplane, which seems to rule out the possibility of a bird strike damaging the single external sensor that activated MCAS. [Full Article...]

EP approves visa-free travel for British after Brexit

EP approves visa-free travel for British after Brexit Making her offer to Mr Corbyn , May said the ideal outcome would be to agree an approach to the future relationship that both leaders could back and which she could then take to her 27 European Union counterparts next week. While May continues talks with Corbyn on Thursday, and there could be more parliamentary votes on what course Brexit should take, the ball is also in Europe's court over wheth... [Full Article...]

Bengal Elections 2019 pits ‘Speed-breaker Didi’ against ‘Expiry Babu'

Bengal Elections 2019 pits ‘Speed-breaker Didi’ against ‘Expiry Babu' Describing Mr. Modi as "expiry babu", she dared him to participate in a debate with her. Claiming that her government done much for the welfare of the people, the Chief Minister said the income of farmers in Bengal has tripled under her rule. [Full Article...]

Greece, N Macedonia Establish Embassies to Replace Liaison Offices - Tsipras

Greece, N Macedonia Establish Embassies to Replace Liaison Offices - Tsipras The name-change settled a dispute that had roiled diplomatic ties for almost three decades as the neighbours tussled for ownership of the name Macedonia and its cultural heritage. "This visit is historic", Tsipras told the state-run MIA news agency on Monday, hailing a new future for the "partners and allies". Tsipras and Zaev have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize because of their effort... [Full Article...]

Eastern Libyan forces ordered to move west to fight militants

Eastern Libyan forces ordered to move west to fight militants UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres meanwhile appealed for restraint by the rival factions. The North African country has been struggling to make a transition amid insecurity and chaos since the fall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. [Full Article...]

Jacinda Ardern pays for a mum’s shopping who forgot her wallet

Jacinda Ardern pays for a mum’s shopping who forgot her wallet The mother was about to buy her groceries in Auckland when she realised she had no cash or cards on her. Ardern, who past year joined the tiny club of female political leaders to give birth while in power, has been receiving praise around the world for her actions since a lone gunman stormed two mosques in the city of Christchurch and shot dead 50 people and injured dozens more. [Full Article...]

Conflicting reports on whether Trump will announce a summit with Xi

Conflicting reports on whether Trump will announce a summit with Xi Addressing the National Republican Congressional Committee spring dinner in Washington on Tuesday, Trump said Xi had denied he was a king. "I said, 'No, you're president for life, and therefore you're king, '" Trump's recollection continued. [Full Article...]

Mueller Investigators Say Final Report Contains Damaging Evidence

Mueller Investigators Say Final Report Contains Damaging Evidence Government officials and other sources familiar with the special counsel team revealed to the Times that Mueller's almost 400-page full report would be more damaging for Trump than what Barr had set out late last month. "It was unclear how much discussion Mr. Mueller and his investigators had with senior Justice Department officials about how their findings would be made public", the Times r... [Full Article...]

Arrest revives security concerns at Trump's Florida estate

Arrest revives security concerns at Trump's Florida estate Other advertisements, such as meetings with Microsoft's Bill Gates and former president George W. Bush at an upcoming forum in Dallas, Texas, and an appearance this month in NY featuring Bill and Hillary Clinton - apparently refer to scheduled events. [Full Article...]

Venezuelans plan protests over power and water as rationing looms

Venezuelans plan protests over power and water as rationing looms Blackouts and water shortages have always been common in Venezuela , especially in the interior. "We don't buy that "chirolita" they have as president," Maradona said comparing the U.S. He has said Guaido should "face justice", but has not openly called for his arrest. "It is public. that the Supreme Court agreed on measures against citizen Juan Guaido , such as the prohibition from lea... [Full Article...]

Superyacht linked to Malaysia’s state fund looting scandal sold for $126 million

Superyacht linked to Malaysia’s state fund looting scandal sold for $126 million Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad , after his stunning victory in last year's election, has vowed to recover the money allegedly stolen from 1MDB. Mr Najib's wife, Rosmah Mansor, has also been charged with corruption . Equanimity's sale represents the largest sum recovered from the 1MDB scandal , with Malaysia trying to recoup about $4.5bn that Mr Low is alleged to have stolen. [Full Article...]

Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges

Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges Police said other charges were still under consideration . " As the case is before the court, the police are not in a position to comment further ". At the moment, he is detained in Auckland, in the one maximum security prison the country has. New Zealand's Department of Corrections said in an email they wouldn't answer questions such as where Tarrant was being held due to operational secur... [Full Article...]

President Trump gets his father's country of birth wrong - again

President Trump gets his father's country of birth wrong - again He made the claim Tuesday during a White House event with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , USA Today reports. But that's simply not true. Trump has, not for the first time, wheeled this lie out, baffling just about everyone. None other than The Bronx , in lovely New York City , New York . [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez Named in New Election Complaint

Ocasio-Cortez Named in New Election Complaint Former Vice President Joe Biden was not the only subject of his derision , so to was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her congressional climate resolution, the Green New Deal . New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is at the center of yet another complaint by the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Outside of bullying the " bespectacled " Hayes on the corporate news network play... [Full Article...]

14-year-old tells police in Kentucky he's missing boy from IL

14-year-old tells police in Kentucky he's missing boy from IL A Sharonville police report states the boy told officers he was Timmothy Pitzen, and that he was being held by two men. He told police he'd been held captive. The police investigation would reach a few points that seemed like breakthroughs: The discovery of blood in the back seat of Fry-Pitzen's vehicle, Fry-Pitzen's cell phone, and a tip from an Orlando woman who said she had spotted Timmothy ... [Full Article...]

Taiwan blasts China for 'intentional, reckless and provocative' fighter jet incursion

Taiwan blasts China for 'intentional, reckless and provocative' fighter jet incursion The US also sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait and accommodated a stopover by President Tsai in Hawaii last week, at a time when Beijing and Washington are locked in a protracted trade war. Amid the fast-changing global climate and multiple challenges facing national security, the military will assume a much more important role in maintaining regional peace, safeguarding sovereignty ... [Full Article...]

European Union can not be 'held hostage' to Brexit crisis - Macron

European Union can not be 'held hostage' to Brexit crisis - Macron Irish premier Leo Varadkar will hold Brexit talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday. Our priority must be the good functioning of the European Union and the single market. The comments came while the United Kingdom cabinet were locked in a marathon meeting in Downing Street discussing the government's next move after MPs rejected May's deal for a third time on Friday - and also a ... [Full Article...]

House Democrats formally demand Trump's tax returns from IRS

House Democrats formally demand Trump's tax returns from IRS Neal, who is the only House of Representatives member authorized by law to request Trump's returns, has been under pressure to act from some Democratic lawmakers and outside groups. "These improprieties, and the lack of transparency around them, give the House legitimate legislative, oversight and legal reasons to review the president's tax returns". [Full Article...]


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