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30 migrants missing in crocodile-infested Australian rainforest after boat sinks

30 migrants missing in crocodile-infested Australian rainforest after boat sinks The boat started taking on water near the mouth of the Daintree River near Cape Kimberley on Sunday afternoon. He later broke it to the men that he would hand them over to the police. The UN and human rights campaigners say the policy violates the 1951 Refugee Convention, of which Australia is a signatory. Dutton reaffirmed the government's stance on Monday, saying the boat's arrival was "a ... [Full Article...]

Republican Senator says McCain's legacy critics 'deserve a whippin'

Republican Senator says McCain's legacy critics 'deserve a whippin' He's not the only one to have had a tense relationship with John McCain , ' he added . Republican Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma allowed that McCain "was partially to blame" for the rift with Trump, saying, "He was very outspoken that he disagreed with the president in certain areas and wasn't too courteous about it". [Full Article...]

Trump rejects statement praising McCain

Trump rejects statement praising McCain John McCain , are back at full-staff. McCain's body will lie in state in the rotunda of the Arizona state Capitol. Despite the anger the move has whipped up, according to USA flag code, this is in keeping with the rules. Melania could attend McCain's funeral to help smooth relations between the Trump family and other diplomats. Vice President Joe Biden is now slated to speak. [Full Article...]

French and British fishing boats clash in fight over scallops

French and British fishing boats clash in fight over scallops Mr Rogoff said: "The French went to contact the British to stop them working and they clashed with each other. Apparently there was stone-throwing, but no injuries", said Normandy fishing chief Dimitri Rogoff. A spokesman said: "We are aware of reports of aggression directed towards United Kingdom fishing vessels in an area of the English Channel not under United Kingdom control". [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Legal land reform could unlock investment in SA

Theresa May: Legal land reform could unlock investment in SA May will head to Nigeria on Wednesday for meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari in the capital Abuja and with victims of modern slavery in Lagos. THERESA May put her best foot forward as she turned on her dancefloor diplomacy during the opening day of her Africa trade trip. [Full Article...]

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most In Arizona , a Southwestern state that Trump won by four percentage points in the 2016 White House race, Republican establishment favorite US Representative Martha McSally has led consistently in opinion polls over former state Senator Kelli Ward and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio . [Full Article...]

John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

Trump ignored reporters' repeated questions about McCain at White House gatherings on Monday, but late Monday afternoon the flags were lowered again to half-staff. McCain will be buried on Sunday in a private ceremony at the US Naval Academy chapel. "The tragedy of his passing is that we need men like John McCain now more than ever before", he said. [Full Article...]

Giant squid-mutant discovered on the beach in New Zealand

Giant squid-mutant discovered on the beach in New Zealand There are rare cases of live squids beaching, but civilian sunbathers should not try to return them to the sea on their own. The brothers then contacted New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research , which eventually confirmed that they had "almost certainly" spotted a giant squid , a creature that was measured at nearly 14 feet, or 4.2 meters in length. [Full Article...]

Bees besiege New York's Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists

Bees besiege New York's Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists NY police cordoned off 43rd Street at 7th Avenue while the department's beekeeper vacuumed the insects . 'We like to keep the families together'. The New York Police Department has a number of officers with skills in bee keeping according to the department's official bee keeper Twitter account . [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham pays tribute to his friend John McCain

Graham also pointed out times when McCain's differences with his own party over policies turned into public clashes - all without mentioning the bad blood between McCain and President Trump that persisted even after McCain died. The service will also include a performance of the Irish ballad "Danny Boy" by opera singer Renée Fleming. The statement, drafted before the senator's death Saturday, ... [Full Article...]

Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP gubernatorial primary

Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP gubernatorial primary DeSantis entered the race a month after Trump's December tweeted that he would make "a GREAT governor". There are several key races, including the contest for governor, which President Trump has even weighed in on. House primaries Tuesday night as closely watched matchups in November's battle for the House of Representatives began coming into focus. Otherwise, Putnam is not within 10 points of... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria official death toll jumps from 64 to 2975

Hurricane Maria official death toll jumps from 64 to 2975 An independent analysis commissioned by the governor of Puerto Rico and published Tuesday by researchers at George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health estimated the hurricane killed 2,975 people. It analysed death certificates and other mortality data for six months from September 2017 through February 2018. That figure was always risible - particularly when you co... [Full Article...]

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite Seattle judge ruling

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite Seattle judge ruling Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he started selling the plans through his website Tuesday morning and that he had already received almost 400 orders . The move comes just a day after A Seattle judge granted a preliminary injunction to 19 state attorneys general who'd sought to block Defense Distributed. [Full Article...]

Twitter Trolls Donald Trump For Colouring The American Flag Incorrectly

Twitter Trolls Donald Trump For Colouring The American Flag Incorrectly His health secretary Alex Azar shared pictures of his visit and it's clearly evident in those pictures that he got it all wrong. "That is all", the Twitter user, Talia, wrote . "Every immigrant or the people from [Trump's so-called] "S***hole Countries" know better", commented another netizen, Roger Lutz (@sxmroger). Here, check out the US President's major blooper! "The U.S.A is the cl... [Full Article...]

We fired two missiles at Saudi Arabia, say Yemen's Houthis

We fired two missiles at Saudi Arabia, say Yemen's Houthis Military sources in Yemen said the jets targeted a military unit under the command of the Saudi-led coalition which includes Al-Qaeda militants recruited by the coalition to fight against Yemenis in western shores of the impoverished war-torn country. [Full Article...]

Colombian anti-corruption referendum fails to meet quorum

Colombian anti-corruption referendum fails to meet quorum Colombian senator and spokesperson for the anti-corruption consultation Claudia Lopez (right) and senators Antanas Mockus (center) and Angelica Lozano show their ID cards in Bogota, on August 26, 2018, during voting. The referendum also asked if monthly salaries for lawmakers and other high-ranking officials should be limited to the equivalent of 25 minimum salaries, or almost $6,600. [Full Article...]

Trump says Google search results are ‘rigged’ against him, conservatives

Trump says Google search results are ‘rigged’ against him, conservatives The "Fake New Media", according to Trump's early Tuesday Twitter messages, makes up "96 percent" of the news displayed in Google's search for "Trump News". are from National Left-Wing Media". "Every year, we issue hundreds of improvements to our algorithms to ensure they surface high-quality content in response to users' queries", the company said. [Full Article...]

Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service

Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service Arpaio, who is on the ballot in a competitive Republican primary, was asked Tuesday morning by MSNBC's Kasie Hunt if he considers John McCain , the us senator from Arizona who died on Saturday, to be a patriot. "You know, John McCain, whatever you thought of his politics. you could disagree with him", Robinson opined, adding "It was impossible not to find him amusing and entertaining at just a, a... [Full Article...]

Merkel condemns far-right groups 'spreading hate in the streets'

Merkel condemns far-right groups 'spreading hate in the streets' The killing prompted spontaneous protests by hundreds of people late Sunday in Chemnitz. Germany's top security official offered to send federal assistance to the eastern state of Saxony on Tuesday following violence during a far-right protest in the city of Chemnitz that left at least six people injured. [Full Article...]

Iran’s parliament blames Rouhani for economic troubles

Iran’s parliament blames Rouhani for economic troubles With rapidly rising food prices, a dramatic currency collapse and the reimposition of USA sanctions after it abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal, many Iranians are in a bleak mood. The nuclear deal had lifted sanctions on Tehran in return for curbs on its nuclear program. Iran's rulers have been divided between a pragmatic faction that aims for better worldwide relations, and hardliners who are wary... [Full Article...]


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