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Rare Giant Sunfish Mysteriously Washes Up on California Beach

Rare Giant Sunfish Mysteriously Washes Up on California Beach A 7-foot hoodwinker sunfish, scientifically known as the Mola tecta , was found on Sands Beach at UC Santa Barbara's Coal Oil Point Reserve on February 20, according to the university's news release on the find. Another close-up of the hoodwinker sunfish. "I literally, almost fell off my chair", Nyegaard said in the statement, which also noted it's not clear how the sunfish was found so f... [Full Article...]

Feds green-light formal extradition process for Meng Wanzhou

Feds green-light formal extradition process for Meng Wanzhou Canada's Justice Department has granted permission for an extradition hearing to proceed on whether to deliver Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou into the hands of American law authorities. If Meng is extradited, she will have a trial south of the border. Nonetheless, he ordered Diab to be handed over, saying Canada's extradition law left him no choice. [Full Article...]

Man who bought $750 of biscuits charged over drugs

Man who bought $750 of biscuits charged over drugs Marshals", who now have him in custody, WSPA reported . The 21-page court filing claims McGowan, known by the street name "Fat", conspired to import heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl from Mexico. "That man is going to have a lot of friends today if he gives away those cookies", Kimberly Norton Kotecha wrote. Kayla Dillard said that McGowan bought seven boxes of cookies for $40, then returned an... [Full Article...]

Felix Sater to testify to House Intelligence Committee

Felix Sater to testify to House Intelligence Committee Cohen - who is to report to prison on May 6 to begin serving a three-year sentence for fraud, tax evasion, illegal campaign contributions and lying to Congress - expressed regret for his years of devoted service to Trump . Trump called the hearing "fake" and said it was a "terrible thing" for Democrats to hold it during his summit. "Mr Cohen testified truthfully before the House Oversight Comm... [Full Article...]

Why is the U.S. targeting Hamza bin Laden?

Why is the U.S. targeting Hamza bin Laden? The department's Counter-Terrorism Rewards Program described the younger bin Laden on Twitter as "an emerging al-Qa'ida leader" who "has threatened attacks against the United States and allies". Al-Qaeda and its supporters conducted three bombings targeting United States troops in Aden, Yemen in December 1992, and claimed responsibility for shooting down USA helicopters and killing soldiers ... [Full Article...]

Girl, 7, battling brain tumour would love 'letters' from dogs

Girl, 7, battling brain tumour would love 'letters' from dogs A biopsy later revealed that it was a DIPG tumor. Her family, who are based in Wisconsin, USA, sent out a plea to help make Emma's dream a reality, and after going viral on Facebook , it's resulted in tens of thousands of photos and letters being sent their way. [Full Article...]

Ellis weighs in on SNC Lavalin fallout

Ellis weighs in on SNC Lavalin fallout The source said Maryam Monsef would also be involved in the shuffle. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives to a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. Following her opening statement, Wilson-Raybould took six rounds of questions from Liberal, Conservative and NDP MPs. In her bombshell testimony, she said she stepped down because she no longer had confidence to sit at th... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn tells Parliament Labour will support another European Union referendum

Jeremy Corbyn tells Parliament Labour will support another European Union referendum Batten said . Below is the full text of Jeremy Corbyn's letter to Tory and DUP MPs. McDonnell made the bold claim in an interview on ITV's Peston show , arguing that when May does bring another vote back on her deal, due on or before March 12, then Labour can win on their new European Union referendum amendment, because eurosceptic MPs are " shifting " their positions. [Full Article...]

UK Parliament votes down Labour's bid for a soft Brexit

UK Parliament votes down Labour's bid for a soft Brexit There is no majority in Parliament for No Deal and I will continue to oppose a damaging Brexit based on the Prime Minister's overwhelmingly rejected deal. That was compounded, they say, by her support for parliamentary amendments to renegotiate it, even though she must have known they had no hope of getting European Union backing. [Full Article...]

Pakistan returns Indian pilot as violence rages in Kashmir

Pakistan returns Indian pilot as violence rages in Kashmir Indian officials confirmed he had been returned and said he would be taken for medical checks. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian officials on Friday at the only legal border crossing with Pakistan. "I wish India, instead of attacking Pakistan, had shared earlier the dossier, which we received today". Two Indian air force jets then responded, crossing the de fact... [Full Article...]

Beating the Retreat ceremony cancelled at Wagah border

Beating the Retreat ceremony cancelled at Wagah border The daily Retreat ceremony held at the Attari-Wagah border front along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab has been "cancelled" for Friday, the BSF said. Wing Commander Varthaman will be debriefed by defence and security officials after his return. "Many celebrities and other important people come to Attari border on different occasions. [Full Article...]

UK: Parliament Votes in Support of May's Brexit Strategy

UK: Parliament Votes in Support of May's Brexit Strategy Mr Eustice was among Conservative ministers who voted in favour of an amendment on Wednesday paving the way for a potential vote to delay Brexit . Wednesday's vote in the House of Commons was a symbolic move created to ensure the government doesn't try to wriggle out of the promise. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Slams Indian Strike as Act of Aggression, Vows ‘Adequate Response’

Pakistan Slams Indian Strike as Act of Aggression, Vows ‘Adequate Response’ Pakistan called the attack a "grave aggression" and promised a "timely and effective response" by its own military. Officials claimed that the Pakistan Air Force had intervened to thwart the strike by the Indian Air Force . Balakot police chief Saghir Hussain Shah said: "There are no casualties, there are no damages on the ground because of the dropping of the bombs". They have fought two of... [Full Article...]

Warmbier Family Spurns Trump Exoneration of Kim Role in Death

Warmbier Family Spurns Trump Exoneration of Kim Role in Death Speaking to reporters after the summit ended without a joint declaration, Trump said that North Korea "basically ... wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn't do that". "Great to be back from Vietnam, an unbelievable place", tweeted the president, who returned home late Thursday. "We just like each other. there's a warmth that we have and I hope that stays, I think it wi... [Full Article...]

Republican Outraged When Congresswoman Calls His Trump Defense Racist

Republican Outraged When Congresswoman Calls His Trump Defense Racist Tlaib made her comments during Wednesday's hearing with former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen . Then Rep. Rashida Tlaib , a first-term Democratic lawmaker from MI, criticized Meadows actions. A visibly angry Meadows fired back, pointing out that his own "nieces and nephews are people of color". "Slave owners also had black relatives in their family after raping their slaves", Hostin said. [Full Article...]

Trump ordered aide to give Kushner security clearance

Trump ordered aide to give Kushner security clearance The House Oversight Committee has been on a mission to get records pertaining to the security clearance process for members of President Donald Trump's administration and transition team, but the White House counsel's office hasn't been as cooperative as they'd like. [Full Article...]

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on security amid India-Pakistan tensions

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on security amid India-Pakistan tensions The prime minister was interacting with about one crore BJP workers in 15,000 locations through what the party said was the "world's largest video conference . " Arvind Kejriwal postponed his hunger strike over full-statehood issue". The Prime Minister did not stop there. On Wednesday, Abdullah had called for a suspension of all political activity until the pilot is returned safely. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

Russian Federation calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint Pakistan's military says two Indian pilots were captured after their planes were shot down over Pakistani airspace. Airlines flying over India and Pakistan to Europe, the Middle East and Asia were disrupted and some flights were routed through Mumbai on India's western coast, so they could head further south and avoid Pakistan air space, an Indian government official told Reuters . [Full Article...]

Israeli attorney-general plans to charge Netanyahu in corruption cases

Israeli attorney-general plans to charge Netanyahu in corruption cases At that hearing - which could take place after the April 9 election - Mr Netanyahu can try to persuade Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit not to indict him. His right-wing Likud party labelled the reported charges " political persecution ". "I've built it up for years, and it helps me ensure our security and future and defend our country". [Full Article...]

Trump Jr: Dems trying to distract dad at summit

Trump Jr: Dems trying to distract dad at summit Pacific territory of Guam that Pyongyang also considers threatening. The Metropole could begin a new chapter as a symbol of peace if Trump and Kim, as some officials in Seoul and Washington expect, formally declare an end to the last remaining Cold War conflict after their two-day summit . [Full Article...]


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