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Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

Killer whale carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving' She was last seen carrying the calf at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Boundary Pass, said Taylor Shedd of Soundwatch, who has been keeping vigil with the whales. While at least seven species in seven geographic regions covering three oceans have been documented carrying the body of their deceased young, scientist Deborah Giles with the University Of Washington Center Of Conservation Biology said that grievin... [Full Article...]

New search for missing Iowa student

New search for missing Iowa student For two weeks, investigators have been searching for clues and conducting hundreds of interviews in the search for Mollie Tibbetts . Laura Calderwood said Thursday that she believes her daughter, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts, is alive and may have been kidnapped. [Full Article...]

Rescue crews search for Australian climber stranded on Mount Aspiring

Rescue crews search for Australian climber stranded on Mount Aspiring Searchers later found the climber's gear - cold weather gear, sleeping bag, cooker and food - at French Ridge Hut, Cholewa said. Two rescue crew members were dropped at Mount Aspiring Hutt at 4pm yesterday but poor weather conditions hampered air and ground search efforts. [Full Article...]

South Africa: Constitution to Be Amended to Allow Land Expropriation

South Africa: Constitution to Be Amended to Allow Land Expropriation The African National Congress has just concluded a two-day NEC lekgotla in Tshwane. "The ( ANC ) lekgotla says young people in this country must find employment, and the ANC must stimulate the economy to enable young people to enter the job market". [Full Article...]

MH370 report fallout: Malaysia's civil aviation chief resigns

MH370 report fallout: Malaysia's civil aviation chief resigns Investigators said Monday they still do not know why Malaysia's Flight MH370 vanished four years ago in aviation's greatest mystery, sparking anger and disappointment among relatives of those on board. The aircraft´s approximate location was determined by satellite. It said the aircraft was likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but couldn't determine who was responsible, when or ... [Full Article...]

Danish ban on Islamic full-face veil takes effect

Danish ban on Islamic full-face veil takes effect A spokesman for the Copenhagen police said they did not plan to fine the protesters who violated the ban . Danish police told Reuters that people who wear face veils during a peaceful protest are exempt from the ban. But I don't think wearing a niqab means you can't engage yourself in Danish values", Meryem said. Fake beards, balaclavas and other face masks are also banned. [Full Article...]

Mueller Asking to Interview Russian Pop Star Emin Agalarov

As you can see in the picture above, both Trump and Agalarov were present at the 2013 Miss America pageant in Moscow. Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to grill Russian pop star Emin Agalarov , who helped set up the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Team Trump and Russians, including a Kremlin-connected lawyer who had offered dirt on Hillary Cllinton. [Full Article...]

France bans smartphones and tablets in schools

France bans smartphones and tablets in schools Our main role is to protect children and adolescents. The ban, which will apply to pupils up to the age of 15, is created to send a message to French society according to Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer. Back when he was on the campaign trail, now-French President Emmanuel Macron promised to ban mobile phones in schools. "We know today that there is a phenomenon of screen addicti... [Full Article...]

Raif Badawi's sister arrested in Saudi Arabia human rights crackdown

Raif Badawi's sister arrested in Saudi Arabia human rights crackdown Sarah Leah Whitson , Middle East director at HRW, said the arrests "signal that the Saudi authorities see any peaceful dissent, whether past or present, as a threat to their autocratic rule". The arson attack came despite the Saudi government projecting a progressive image of the kingdom this year under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . [Full Article...]

GOP Leaders Rattled as Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Blog Ohio Clock

GOP Leaders Rattled as Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Blog Ohio Clock Congress is racing to approve the 12 annual spending bills that fund the federal government - everything from food inspection and environmental protection to transportation, education and defense. This idea has landed with a resounding thud among Congressional Republicans, virtually all of whom recognize that an unpopular shutdown - triggered by the party in power, just before an election - woul... [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Remains from North Korea 'consistent' with Americans from Korean War

Pentagon: Remains from North Korea 'consistent' with Americans from Korean War While it's hoped that the repatriation will build momentum toward North Korea's nuclear disarmament, . many say the progress towards securing a firm commitment from Pyongyang has been slow. "at this point, at least, there's no way to tell" how many more sets of remains the North Koreans might already have in their possession. The United States and North Korea conducted joint searches from 1996... [Full Article...]

US Cites 'pervasive' Russian Efforts to Weaken Election

The US President vented his frustration in a series of tweets , where he attacked special counsel Robert Mueller's credibility and called for US attorney general Jeff Sessions to "stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now". The president's tweet today might be seen as relevant. Manafort faces charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering, making false statements and working as an unregistered ... [Full Article...]

Ohio judge orders defendant's mouth taped shut for sentencing

Ohio judge orders defendant's mouth taped shut for sentencing Williams reportedly would not stop talking when Russo warned him to stop more than a dozen times over 30 minutes. "You'll get a chance to talk". "If we have to, I will gag you in one second". His trial began in late 2017, but was halted after Williams cut his ankle bracelet and led to Nebraska. He later claimed to have no recollection of the event on account of him allegedly being hit over the hea... [Full Article...]

First Child Detained by Trump Reportedly dies due to 'Possible Negligence'

First Child Detained by Trump Reportedly dies due to 'Possible Negligence' Now, an attorney has taken to Twitter to allege that a child has died as a result of neglect in ICE detention, and in typical Trump administration fashion, ICE is denying it via social media. Matthew Albence, an executive associate director at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said facilities undergo rigorous inspections and offer recreation, food and water around the clock and medical an... [Full Article...]

Malaysian among 3 kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Afghanistan

Malaysian among 3 kidnapped, killed by terrorists in Afghanistan It was reported the Malaysian individual with two other foreign nationals - an Indian and a Macedonian citizen, who were working for the world's second largest food and catering services company, Sodexo, were abducted and killed by unknown gunmen. [Full Article...]

Trump tweet on Muller probe "opinion not order": White House

Trump tweet on Muller probe Pastor Darrell Scott of Cleveland, co-founder of Mr. Trump's National Diversity Coalition, is one of several dozen inner-city faith leaders working with the White House on prison reform and other initiatives to help urban America. Mr Wray said the FBI had opened investigations into election interference. This is a real issue. "Who is the president who said we are going to drive down the co... [Full Article...]

Pope changes death penalty teaching, now 'inadmissible'

Pope changes death penalty teaching, now 'inadmissible' The change to the catechism , a question and answer guide to what Catholics should think about a wide range of moral and social issues , also says that the Church will "work with determination" for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide. [Full Article...]

Suspect in doctor's murder worked in law enforcement for 30 years

Suspect in doctor's murder worked in law enforcement for 30 years This man is risky, this man is capable, this man has some skills. "He is considered to be armed and unsafe, and people should not try to deal with him directly", Acevedo said. "We are relieved that the Houston Police Department has identified the suspect and are confident he will be apprehended soon". He was wearing a white hat, navy blue polo shirt, white shorts and a backpack. [Full Article...]

CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally

CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally Acosta , who has not only been the brunt of attacks coming from Trump supporters , but has been attacked multiple times by the president himself, fired back on Twitter, writing, " Hannity is a propagandist for profit , peddling lies every night ". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry

Stewart also said that America's adversaries, including Russian Federation and China, will never be able to defeat America directly. Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation ramped up this week as the first trial in the case goes before a jury, putting the investigation into Trump and his associates' actions in the spotlight. [Full Article...]


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