Month: January 2020

Harvey Weinstein rape accuser takes stand at his New York trial

In hours of emotional and graphic testimony, a key accuser in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial described for jurors Friday how the former film mogul suggested he could help her fledgling acting career before forcing himself on her. Jessica Mann broke down sobbing as she testified that the Oscar-winning producer raped her in a New …

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UK-US relations ‘not at risk’ over Huawei decision

United States’ secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the relationship between the US and the United Kingdom “is not at risk” over UK’s decision to give China’s Huawei a role in its 5G network, and added that that the UK remains “a partner and a friend”. “It is powerful to know that I have …

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NASA awards contract to Airbus for three H135 helicopters – Defence Blog

The U.S. agency will use the aircraft for security during rocket launches, emergency medical services and qualified personnel transport. Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at …

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Stranded, stressed — desperate. Canadians in Wuhan wait to hear if they’ll be on a coronavirus evacuation flight

VANCOUVER—Canada is getting ready to evacuate some citizens from the coronavirus quarantine zone in the city of Wuhan — Sherry Renner just doesn’t know yet if her pregnant daughter will be on the flight. Renner’s daughter Lauren Williams and husband Tom made headlines this week when they publicly called on the Canadian government to help …

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My Chemical Romance announces first North American tour in 9 years, 1 Canadian date

Four months after announcing its reunion, My Chemical Romance (MCR), the American pop-punk group, has announced a North American reunion tour — its first in nine years. Plans for the upcoming 18-date trek were revealed on Wednesday morning, days after the band announced a series of European shows set to take place this summer. On …

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Stunning Italian city by the sea is latest to sell homes for just 85p – The Sun

HAVE you always fancied owning a home by the sea? Well, now you can – and you’d only have to pay 1€ (85p) for a property in a dreamy coastal city in southern Italy. 9 The coastal city of Taranto is selling 1€ homesCredit: Getty Images – Getty The city of Taranto, located in the …

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Hannity Says He’s ‘Not Recognizing’ Bolton, Angrily Demands He Come on His Show

Fox News primetime host Sean Hannity called out former National Security Adviser John Bolton on Tuesday night and demanded that he come on his program to talk about Bolton’s assertions that President Donald Trump told him about a Ukrainian quid pro quo. With Republican senators facing increased pressure to call Bolton as an impeachment witness …

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#Sassoli – ‘Let’s give new political momentum to the enlargement process’ 

At the invitation of European Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured), the speakers of the parliaments of the Western Balkans came together today in Brussels. It was the first Summit of this kind. They were joined by the speaker of the parliament of Croatia, which is holding the rotating Council Presidency.  Following the Summit, President Sassoli …

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