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by | August 20, 2019 | 23:52

His sudden death under unusual circumstances, which is being investigated by both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice, has generated numerous conspiracy theories in recent days. On Friday, lawyers for the financier say they're dissatisfied with the medical examiner's conclusions and plan to view prison videos themselves from a facility operating under 'medieval conditions'.

by | August 20, 2019 | 23:42

The US and Russian Federation ditched the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty this month after accusing each other of violating the accord. China and Russian Federation immediately accused the United States of stoking a new arms race, The Guardian reported. The Pentagon said the missile, launched from the US-Navy controlled San Nicolas Island off the coast of Los Angeles, was "conventionally configured", meaning not nuclear-equipped.

by | August 20, 2019 | 23:10

Strategically, it's interesting, and we'd be interested , but we'll talk to them a little bit. Greenland government officials, who have previously stayed silent on the issue, have now directly responded to Trump's publicized interest in buying the ice-covered island.

by | August 20, 2019 | 22:50

His remarks come a day after Trump tweeted a photo of a Greenland village overshadowed by a giant gold-colored "Trump" building. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . He told reporters, "It's not No. 1 on the burner". "We are a part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation where the members are one another's most important allies, so in regards to a military presence, we will need to keep up with developments".

by | August 20, 2019 | 21:31

If they catch a judge in a bad mood, the couple could get one to six years in jail because, as it turns out, sand theft is a thing in Sardinia . The couple were reported to a court in the city of Sassari for aggravated theft and they risk a fine of up to €3,000 ($3,300) and between one and six years' imprisonment.

by | August 20, 2019 | 20:24

Prosecutors have moved to dismiss the criminal indictment against Epstein but they have also said they are considering charging others with facilitating his alleged abuse of dozens of girls. The Post further notes Epstein's "fine arts, antiques, collectibles, valuables", has yet to be appraised. "Give his entire estate to his victims.

by | August 20, 2019 | 20:12

The city's mayor said the situation was "potentially unsafe and volatile" but as of early afternoon, local time, most of the right-wing groups had left the area via a downtown bridge and police used officers on bikes and in riot gear to keep black-clad, helmeted and mask-wearing anti-fascist protesters from following them.

by | August 20, 2019 | 20:11

India said it has made a formal request to Malaysia and will continue to pursue his extradition. This is the second time that the Islamic preacher has been summoned by Malaysian authorities after his alleged racial remarks. "But he wasn't doing that", he said. "In other words, Dr Zakir's apology does not, in any way, fix the damage that has been done as a result of his words", the Bukit Gelugor MP said.

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:54

He had earlier threatened to set the bus alight and claimed to have been a former military police officer, but this was disputed by police. An armed man holding dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro and threatening to set the vehicle on fire was shot dead by police after a four-hour-long standoff on Tuesday.

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:45

During the call on Monday the two stuck to their existing positions, with Johnson saying the current Brexit deal on offer would not be approved by parliament and that the so-called Irish backstop needed to be removed and Varadkar reiterating the EU's line that the deal can not be reopened.

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:16

A massive wildfire broke out over the weekend on Gran Canaria island in Spain's Canary Islands chain, located in the Atlantic Ocean northwest of Africa. Starting Tuesday, weather conditions are expected to improve, helping firefighters in containing the fire with temperatures dropping and winds easing.

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:11

According to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, the ships have become "taxis" for people smugglers. The Spanish Government has offered its closest ports as a safe haven to the NGO vessel, Open Arms , which has been refused entry to Italy with over 100 migrants on board.

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:00

Deadline for all submissions is the end of the month. The proposed three per cent tax on total annual revenues of companies that provide services to French consumers applies only to the largest tech companies, which are mostly US-based.

by | August 20, 2019 | 18:56

A source of tension could come from the domestic situation in Russian Federation, with France repeatedly rebuking Moscow over its crackdown on protesters who are angered by a refusal to register opposition candidates for elections later this year.

by | August 20, 2019 | 18:31

An additional 38 per cent of those polled predicted that recession will occur next year, down slightly from 42 per cent in February. But this time Trump went nuclear, declaring war on the Federal Reserve Chairman, in a tweet. But US trading partners have simply retaliated with tariffs of their own . Namely: Federal Reserve and China's bait-and-switch on a trade pact that Beijing torpedoed earlier this year.

by | August 20, 2019 | 17:39

At a rally of his League party on 8 August, Mr Salvini said the coalition relationship with Five Star was becoming like divorcing parents and "must be divided". The most likely scenario, in the event that no elections are held, is an agreement between the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) and the anti-establishment M5S to form a new government.

by | August 20, 2019 | 15:43

On Monday, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been fired from the department. The mayor has insisted he did not ask the police commissioner to fire Officer Pantaleo or had any role in influencing O'Neill's decision, but scheduled several national and local media appearances after the announcement to presumably speak about the police commissioner's decision.

by | August 20, 2019 | 14:54

Reacting to the British Government's decision to revoke his citizenship, Jack Letts, 23, who is now being held by the Kurds in northern Syria after leaving Britain to join Isil in 2014, said: "I was expecting something like this to be honest".

by | August 20, 2019 | 14:44

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that the HDP has ties to the PKK , which has fought a bloody insurgency against the Turkish state for the past 35 years. On Aug. 10, two HDP officials were removed from duty in Turkey's Caldiran and Edremit districts on similar grounds. Erdogan frequently accuses the HDP of links to the PKK, which is designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the European Union and the United States.

by | August 20, 2019 | 12:29

Harry and Meghan have been accused of hypocrisy for using private jets, despite recently campaigning over the dangers of climate change . Despite the negative press, Buckingham Palace released the following statement at the time: "Members of the Royal Family are entitled to grant-in-aid for official travel, as are their staff and, where capacity permits, other officials".