Why Irish backstop will decide PM's fate

Theresa May is expected to offer to keep the United Kingdom part of the EU's customs territory after the end of 2020 if a post-Brexit free trade agreement does not prevent the return of a hard border on the island of Ireland. Negotiators are looking... More..

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Youth mentor says stranger called police because he was 'babysitting while black'
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Youth mentor says stranger called police because he was 'babysitting while black'

News outlets report that Tuesday the woman stopped Corey Lewis outside a Cobb County Walmart and asked to speak with the children, ABC News reports. "She pulled up alongside us and asked, 'Are the kids OK?'...More..

Strong quake strikes Papua New Guinea; tsunami possible
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Strong quake strikes Papua New Guinea; tsunami possible

Hazardous tsunami waves were forecast for some coasts, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Strong earthquakes struck parts Indonesia , Papua New Guinea , and Russian Federation mere hours apart thi...More..

Florida counting cost as Hurricane Michael causes huge devastation
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Florida counting cost as Hurricane Michael causes huge devastation

Many across Hampton Roads were impacted by now post-tropical storm Michael, which was a tropical storm when it crossed over Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina on Thursday. By 8 p.m. (0000 GMT) on Thu...More..

Woman killed in NT crocodile attack
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Woman killed in NT crocodile attack

A woman has been attacked and taken by a saltwater crocodile in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. 'Any death is traumatic, our thoughts are with family and relatives, ' Police Commander Tony Fulle...More..

China legalizes 'reeducation camps' for Muslim Uighurs
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

China legalizes 'reeducation camps' for Muslim Uighurs

China has also justified its method of "training" religious extremists as "the necessary way to deal with Islamic or religious extremism". The remarks, coinciding with annual rights report by the Congressio...More..

Michael Bloomberg Registers as Democrat, Prompts Speculation About 2020
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Michael Bloomberg Registers as Democrat, Prompts Speculation About 2020

In an Instagram post on Wednesday morning he said he re-registered to the party he had supported for most of his early life because "Democrats provide the checks and balance our nation so badly needs". "So if y...More..

Idlib: Opposition ‘completes’ removal of heavy weapons
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Idlib: Opposition ‘completes’ removal of heavy weapons

In September, Russia and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib along the line of the engagement of the Syrian troops and the opposition. Under the deal, opposition groups in Idlib will remain in...More..

Ireland 'cannot accept' Brexit backstop time limit, Republic's deputy PM says
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Ireland 'cannot accept' Brexit backstop time limit, Republic's deputy PM says

The BBC understands concerns centred around plans to ensure no hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Earlier, asked several times if she backed Mrs May's approach, set out in a White Paper in July...More..

Cardinal DiNardo Welcomes Vatican Inquiry Into McCarrick Scandal
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Cardinal DiNardo Welcomes Vatican Inquiry Into McCarrick Scandal

In August, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court released a grand jury report detailing sexual abuse. Wuerl presided over 32 accused priests during his time at the Pittsburgh diocese. "I therefore consider it to be ab...More..

Storm Callum: Your hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh and the Lothians
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Storm Callum: Your hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh and the Lothians

The storm has brought very strong winds and heavy rain in many places, with the western side of the country experiencing some of the strongest winds. A yellow weather warning for wind was issued on Friday mor...More..

US, Russian astronauts reach Russia after emergency landing
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

US, Russian astronauts reach Russia after emergency landing

The booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and USA astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency land...More..

Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

Common signs of mental illness include excessive worrying, excessive sadness, extreme mood changes, suicidal thoughts, inability to carry out daily activities and more. Present estimates show people with mental...More..

Air India plane hits wall on take-off
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Air India plane hits wall on take-off

The plane took off from the airport here around 1:30 am for Dubai, but was diverted to Mumbai where it landed at 5:35 am, airline officials said. Alternative arrangements were being made to take the passengers ...More..

United States pastor Brunson back in Turkish court for spying and terror trial
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

United States pastor Brunson back in Turkish court for spying and terror trial

The secret deal is reportedly tied to a commitment to ease economic sanctions on Turkey and will lead to some charges being dropped against Brunson at his next court hearing Friday, sources told NBC News . I...More..

Three people die as cyclone Titli hits Odisha coast
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Three people die as cyclone Titli hits Odisha coast

Cyclonic storm " Titli " on Thursday wreaked havoc in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh killing eight people. Cyclone Titli , which intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" over the Bay of Ben...More..

Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania

Dewji was born in Tanzania and studied at Georgetown University in the United States. He is also a shareholder in the famous Simba Club in Dar es Salaam . In the video Mr Makonda said in Kiswahili: "And th...More..

Interpol President Resigns; Detained In China Over Bribery Charges
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Interpol President Resigns; Detained In China Over Bribery Charges

Many don't have a chance to speak up even if they want to: spouses of officials under investigation, if they're in China, would likely be placed under 24-hour surveillance, Lam said. While acknowledging that Mr...More..

Malaysia to abolish death penalty
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

The sentiments of the families affected by crimes such as murder must also be factored in by the Malaysian government, who plans to table the bill to abolish the death penalty as early as Monday, 15 October whe...More..

Chinese official charged with espionage against aviation companies
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chinese official charged with espionage against aviation companies

The Washington Post reported he was lured to Belgium by us agents. A Chinese national who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an OH aviation company has been extradited to the US, according to...More..

Navy Mom's Tweet Makes #HimToo Mockery Go Viral
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Navy Mom's Tweet Makes #HimToo Mockery Go Viral

And there was a bit of praise for all the creativity of display on social media: " Twitter , your meme game is on point". "I love my mom to death, but boy." he told the Washington Post . He was #1 in A schoo...More..

Global fleet of F-35 fighter jets grounded after US crash
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Global fleet of F-35 fighter jets grounded after US crash

Launched in the early 1990s, the F-35 program is considered the most expensive weapons system in United States history, with an estimated cost of some $400 billion and a goal to produce 2,500 aircraft in the co...More..

Bride poses for wedding photos after alleged drunken driver killed firefighter groom
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bride poses for wedding photos after alleged drunken driver killed firefighter groom

Mandi took photos of Jessica while she put on her dress and did her makeup. WTHR has the full report . "She made broken look so handsome and strong look invincible". Murphy was a "selfless man of God who l...More..

Chief justice refers ethics complaints against Kavanaugh to 10th Circuit
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chief justice refers ethics complaints against Kavanaugh to 10th Circuit

With midterm elections looming, he cut straight to the jugular, saying: "On behalf of our nation, I want to apologise to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the bad pain and suffering you have been forced...More..

Status Orange Weather Alert Issued For Clare
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Status Orange Weather Alert Issued For Clare

Areas in the south and south west could see between 50 and 100mm of rain by the end of Friday, with as much as 120 to 160mm falling over high, south-facing ground. The extreme conditions triggered two yellow - ...More..

Planned Kim summit narrowed down to ‘three or four’ locations
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Planned Kim summit narrowed down to ‘three or four’ locations

Trump said that in terms of timing, the summit "won't be that far away". On Thursday the South Korean foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, suggested Seoul was increasingly willing to lift sanctions imposed in 20...More..

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished

Erdogan told reporters on a flight back from Hungary that Turkey is anxious about the Khashoggi's disappearance. The Saudi consulate called the claim " baseless " on Twitter. After several of his friends...More..

Images surface of alleged Saudi ‘assassination squad’ following writer’s disappearance
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Images surface of alleged Saudi ‘assassination squad’ following writer’s disappearance

Saudi Arabia has denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance and said he left the consulate shortly after he entered last Tuesday. But Riyadh insisted the 59-year-old journalist had left the buil...More..

Gas Analyst: Prices Set to Spike Following Pipeline Explosion
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Gas Analyst: Prices Set to Spike Following Pipeline Explosion

Doug Stout, Fortis BC vice-president of external relations, said 85 per cent of the gas his company feeds to homes and businesses is carried by the twinned pipeline that runs from northern B.C.to the United Sta...More..

Michael to gain hurricane strength as it approaches Florida
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Michael to gain hurricane strength as it approaches Florida

Reconnaissance aircraft indicate that tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 170 miles (275 kilometers) to the northeast and southeast of the center. "We've seen this happen many times with storms,...More..

Here's where Ireland ranks among the world's most powerful passports
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Here's where Ireland ranks among the world's most powerful passports

There are 218 countries in the world in total which require a visa. Criteria on the list include which countries you can access with which type of visa, how your passport has changed over the past 13 years, h...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Two Britons believed dead in Majorca flood

The Foreign Office has said: "We are in contact with the Spanish authorities responding to flooding in Majorca, and urgently seeking updates from them". According to the Spanish weather agency, more heavy rai...More..

EU's Barnier calls for 'decisive progress' on Brexit for summit next week
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

EU's Barnier calls for 'decisive progress' on Brexit for summit next week

The prime minister will hold an extended discussion on Brexit at the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, the eve of her trip to Brussels, where she hopes to outline a compromise deal on the Irish border. The "backstop"...More..

Forecasters: Caribbean storm could become hurricane - 10/7/2018 8:51:25 AM
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Forecasters: Caribbean storm could become hurricane - 10/7/2018 8:51:25 AM

Gov. Rick Scott issued a state of emergency for 26 counties in the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend area, where winds in those areas could reach more than 100 miles per hour. By 5 a.m., maximum sust...More..

Climate change economists win Nobel prize
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Climate change economists win Nobel prize

Growth isn't the only. Just a day after a United Nations panel called for urgent action on climate change , the Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to one American researcher for his work on the ec...More..