At least 3 students killed in South Africa school walkway collapse

Two male students and one female student have been killed in the incident. Five people have sustained critical injuries, three of the critically injured have been airlifted to an appropriate hospital, multiple other people have sustained injuries r... More..

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Europe sets up Iran trade mechanism to bypass U.S. sanctions
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Europe sets up Iran trade mechanism to bypass U.S. sanctions

It is the most ambitious attempt by European allies to save the Iran nuclear deal from collapse following President Trump's decision to withdraw from it. France and Germany had taken joint responsibility fo...More..

Interim Budget 2019: Big bonanza announced for farmers
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Interim Budget 2019: Big bonanza announced for farmers

The entire budget exercise has been expenditure focused, unleashing a 13.3 per cent jump in the overall expenditure of 2019-20. Rs 6,000 per year will be given in three instalments and will be transferred direc...More..

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan troop withdrawals

Trump also ordered the military to develop plans to remove up to half of the 14,000 United States forces in Afghanistan. From the future of US troops in Syria and nuclear war doctrine to the war in Yemen ,...More..

Jury awards Senator Rand Paul $582,000+ in damages over attack
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Jury awards Senator Rand Paul $582,000+ in damages over attack

That frustration apparently bubbled over in November 2017 when Boucher tackled Paul while he was mowing his lawn because Paul was blowing leaves into Boucher's yard. In his lawsuit against Boucher, Paul was s...More..

Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Major travel disruption as heavy snow hits England and Wales

Central England and Wales could bear the brunt of the snow on Thursday afternoon and into the evening as wet weather coming through the south-west England turns wintry, with some places seeing up to 4in of snow...More..

Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Donald Trump's weird new tactic on wall between Mexico and US

She'd be saying: 'Mr. House Democrats offered a vague border security plan with no money for his wall. This led to a standoff in which Trump refused to fully fund government, shutting down swaths of federal...More..

Facebook tightens European Union political ad rules ahead of election
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Facebook tightens European Union political ad rules ahead of election

The additional tools will be launched in the European Union in late March to help "make political advertising on Facebook more transparent", the USA tech giant's head of global policy and communications, N...More..

California's national parks returning to normal operations
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

California's national parks returning to normal operations

This included the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, the Hanford Visitor Center in Richland, and the Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos. There were no other major delays nationwide, accordin...More..

Trump hits Fox News as 'Fake News'
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Trump hits Fox News as 'Fake News'

At this point even Fox News is apparently turning on Trump, which caused him to lash out at his favorite cable news network over a piece of reporting about ongoing negotiations over the border wall. The presi...More..

Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrested on seven Mueller probe charges
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrested on seven Mueller probe charges

The absence of a definitive answer to the collusion question, more than 20 months into Mueller's work, has given the president and his allies a wedge to attack the investigation. "I am falsely accused", Stone s...More..

Asylum Seekers Now Must Wait out Their Cases in Mexico
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Asylum Seekers Now Must Wait out Their Cases in Mexico

Rodulfo Figueroa, a representative from Mexico's National Migration Institute, told reporters after the man's arrival that the United States wouldn't be sending any more migrants to Mexico on Tuesday. A num...More..

Russians leaked Mueller investigation evidence online, prosecutors say
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Russians leaked Mueller investigation evidence online, prosecutors say

The material, uploaded by someone the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspects was in Russian Federation in October, included political memes that the special counsel said were likely available online, but also...More..

Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Chris Christie Explains How Trump ‘Blew It’ With Government Shutdown

Trump's transition - until he was sacked shortly after the election, reportedly at the direction of Mr. Kushner. During the early stages of the fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, however, Tr...More..

Rush Limbaugh Rants About Ocasio-Cortez And Democrats Being Like Hitler
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Rush Limbaugh Rants About Ocasio-Cortez And Democrats Being Like Hitler

A report from the Hill released on Tuesday suggested that several Democrats have considered if they want to primary challenge Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive freshman Democrat and a rising figure in Democ...More..

May plea for Brexit renegotiation hits wall of resistance from EU
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

May plea for Brexit renegotiation hits wall of resistance from EU

Mrs May will now have to return to Brussels. The statement also said that changes could be made to the Political Declaration on the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom, if th...More..

Labour tables new Brexit amendment
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Labour tables new Brexit amendment

After May's Brexit divorce deal was rejected by 432-202 lawmakers last week, the biggest defeat in modern British history, some lawmakers are trying to take control of Brexit from May's weakened minority go...More..

Japan, French Embassies in Philippines condole with Jolo blast victims
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Japan, French Embassies in Philippines condole with Jolo blast victims

The first bomb went off outside the Roman Catholic cathedral on Jolo island in Sulu province, and a second one exploded a minute later near the main entrance. The statement added, "The law will give them no mer...More..

Suffolk snow: Met Office extends warnings for East Anglia
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Suffolk snow: Met Office extends warnings for East Anglia

A Met Office forecaster said: "A band of rain, sleet and snow will move eastwards through the day and overnight bringing accumulations in some places". "If you're heading out on the roads, be aware your journey...More..

Snowbomb blasts Britain: Black ice warnings across UK
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Snowbomb blasts Britain: Black ice warnings across UK

A second warning for snow and ice is then in place from 12pm today until 11am tomorrow. In the weather warning, the forecasters have said: 'Snow, possibly heavy at times, developing overnight Tuesday and into...More..

'HEARTBREAKING TRAGEDY:' Mom with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

'HEARTBREAKING TRAGEDY:' Mom with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

Goodson was found unresponsive and unconscious at the scene. Lt. Paul Ng, a spokesman for the New York Police Department, said Goodson was carrying her baby, who was unharmed, in her arms. The Seventh Avenu...More..

High-stakes poker resumes as China and USA officials meet in Washington
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

High-stakes poker resumes as China and USA officials meet in Washington

Yet the odds seem stacked against any substantive resolution this week to the standoff between the world's two biggest economies. The two sides will also discuss China's pledge to purchase a substantial amount ...More..

Schools prepare for winter weather
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Schools prepare for winter weather

IPS has a cold weather protocol to follow whenever inclement weather is predicted to happen. Mechanics are set to arrive at 3 a.m. and start all of the buses to make sure they're ready to go for drivers. He sai...More..

USA intelligence boss snubs Trump, says North Korea won’t give up nukes
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

USA intelligence boss snubs Trump, says North Korea won’t give up nukes

The annual Worldwide Threat Assessment from the Directorate of National Intelligence (DNI), released by Coats, noted that North Korea had not conducted any nuclear or missile tests in over a year and had decl...More..

Boy calls 911 for help with his math homework - and gets it
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Boy calls 911 for help with his math homework - and gets it

Bundy: What happened at school that made you have a bad day? Bundy: OK. What subject do you have homework in? Lafayette police released an audio recording of the call on Twitter in which the boy says: ...More..

Oman ranks third on anti-corruption list
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Oman ranks third on anti-corruption list

Mapped out, Western Europe and the European Union were the highest-scoring regions, while sub-Saharan Africa was the lowest-scoring region. One of the reasons is an overall weakening of democratic institutions ...More..

Left Turns On Starbucks' Schultz For Helping 'Re-elect Trump'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Left Turns On Starbucks' Schultz For Helping 'Re-elect Trump'

As The Atlantic noted Sunday in a report titled "Ex-Starbucks CEO Could Get Trump Re-elected", "Already top Democratic operatives working for presidential candidates and beyond say they're anxious that the only...More..

Stacey Abrams will deliver Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Stacey Abrams will deliver Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union

Abrams narrowly lost the governor's race to Republican Brian Kemp after a protracted challenge over blocked votes. Abrams wrote on Twitter Tuesday afternoon: "At a moment when our nation needs to hear from ...More..

Trump Says He Hardly Knew Tell-All Author. Or Did He?
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump Says He Hardly Knew Tell-All Author. Or Did He?

Omarosa Manigault wrote her own reveal on the Trump campaign and presidency (including the potentially dubious revelation that Trump wanted to be sworn in on a copy of the The Art Of The Deal), earning her much...More..

Twitter blown away by all-male recipients of UAE's gender equality awards
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Twitter blown away by all-male recipients of UAE's gender equality awards

Eager to promote itself as making strides on women's rights, the United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced the winners of its Gender Balance Index awards, with the ruler of Dubai posing for pictures with the...More..

Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to 8 counts of first-degree murder
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to 8 counts of first-degree murder

Police found their remains either in planters to which McArthur tended at a property in Toronto's Leaside neighbourhood or in the ravine behind that house. "These losses have forever changed the lives of famili...More..

A Wild Bear Took Care of This Missing Boy For Two Days
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A Wild Bear Took Care of This Missing Boy For Two Days

The Craven County Sheriff's Office is leading the search and investigation for the child reported missing since Tuesday , Jan. 22, 2019. A black bear (file photo) like the one Casey Hathaway said kept hi...More..

SC hears review petition against Aasia Bibi's acquittal today
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

SC hears review petition against Aasia Bibi's acquittal today

Bibi, who is now in hiding, reportedly said that she will be leaving the country for Canada , where her daughters are living. Following that decision past year, radical religious parties took to the streets ...More..

Airbus Threat to Quit UK Over Brexit Adds to Risk of Exodus
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Airbus Threat to Quit UK Over Brexit Adds to Risk of Exodus

Its UK businesses includes a large manufacturing centre in Broughton, Wales, that assembles wings for Airbus aircraft. "Make no mistake, there are plenty of countries out there that would love to build the ...More..

Warnings of snow and ice for Preston
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Warnings of snow and ice for Preston

It said there was a "slight chance" rural communities could be cut off and that power cuts may occur. A Yellow warning for snow and ice in the country has been updated by the Met Office to extend into the r...More..