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US probably in for another recession late 2019 : Credit union chief

WASHINGTON: (Web Desk) The US may be in for another recession as soon as late 2019, warns Chief executive officer of the National Association of Federally-insured Credit Unions Dan Berger. “The recession could hit end of 2019 — maybe the first quarter of 2020, something Congress should take a look …

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Woman who accused Trump’s Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh goes public

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) A woman who had anonymously accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s went public on Sunday, prompting Republicans to plan further discussions about his nomination before a committee vote this week.In an interview with the Washington Post, Christine Blasey Ford …

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US confirms further Palestinian aid cut

WASHINGTON  (Web Desk) The United States has cut additional aid to the Palestinians for programmes supporting conflict resolution with Israelis, an official said Sunday, adding to more than $500 million in other cuts.The latest cuts come from $10 million in programmes on reconciliation involving Palestinians as well as Jewish and …

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Researchers turn to oysters as pollution-tracking sentinels

ARCACHON (Web Desk) French researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an unlikely ally in a mollusc more often destined for the dinner table.Their findings reveal that much like canaries in a coal mine, oysters stationed near offshore oil platforms can detect minute …

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US confirms further Palestinian aid cut for conflict resolution programmes

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) The United States has cut additional aid to the Palestinians for programmes supporting conflict resolution with Israelis, an official said Sunday, adding to more than $500 million in other cuts.The latest cuts come from $10 million in programmes on reconciliation involving Palestinians as well as Jewish and …

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Trump not to ‘survive’ Manafort testimony, says Obama’s ethics chief

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) US President Donald Trump will not “survive” the upcoming testimony by his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, says former President Barack Obama’s ethics chief.Manafort has pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and …

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US to impose tariffs on $200 bn in Chinese goods

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and could make the announcement in the coming days, US media reported.Citing anonymous sources, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal reported that the tariffs would be set at 10 per …

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Sex abuse claims rock Dutch Catholic Church

AMSTERDAM (Web Desk) More than half of the Netherlands’ senior clerics were involved in covering up sexual assault of children between 1945 and 2010, a press report claimed Saturday, further engulfing the Catholic Church in a global abuse scandal.Over the course of 65 years, 20 of 39 Dutch cardinals, bishops …

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Killer storm Florence dumping ‘epic amounts of rainfall’ on Carolina states

USA (Web Desk) Authorities on Saturday warned residents displaced by a killer hurricane against returning home, as storm Florence dumped “epic amounts of rainfall” across the eastern United States, resulting in life-threatening flooding.North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told reporters that five deaths have been officially confirmed in his state, with …

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