May 15, 2019

Anti-gay, anti-Semitic US preacher banned from Ireland says ‘God is going to punish these countries’

STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — Ireland is now the 32nd country to ban American pastor Steven Anderson from preaching in the country. Charlie Flannigan, minister for justice of Ireland, signed an exclusion order under the 1999 Immigration Act to ban Anderson, the founder of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Ariz., on May 10. “I have signed the exclusion order under my executive powers in the interests of public policy,” Flanagan said in a statement. According to Anderson's webs..
May 15, 2019

State Department orders non-emergency government employees out of Iraq

CT757fan/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq as soon as they can amid tensions with Iran and warnings about possible threats to American interests. The order comes after U.S. officials told ABC News last week there were "clear indications" Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing for a possible attack against U.S. forces at sea and on land, including in Iraq. The U.S. Embassy In Iraq issued a statement that cal..
May 15, 2019

Mother says son’s alleged killers surrendered after learning she was on hunger strike

Hatem Maher/ABC News (CAIRO) -- Two people who were on the run after being accused of killing a 13-year-old boy by celebratory gunfire in Egypt have turned themselves in, the boy's mother told ABC News. Youssef El-Arabi was struck in the head by machine gun rounds fired from a nearby wedding on the outskirts of Cairo two years ago, falling into a coma before succumbing to his wounds 12 days later. Marwa Kenawy, who started a hunger strike on March 31 to pressure authorities into arresting ..
May 15, 2019

UK’s top-rated “Jeremy Kyle Show” canceled after guest suicide

Karwai Tang/WireImage(LONDON) -- One of British daytime TV’s most popular shows, The Jeremy Kyle Show, has been cancelled by channel ITV following the suicide of a guest who appeared on an episode filmed recently. The show is a tabloid-style talk show, similar to the Jerry Springer Show, where host Kyle moderates -- often in an aggressive and confrontational style -- discussions between guests who feature in the show to play out social and relationship issues in front of a live audience. The sh..