Woman killed after falling into meat grinder at food processing plant

Kiessling added that she was standing on a set of stairs on wheels at the time of the accident, and that the grinder was about six feet off of the ground. "I don't know and there's no way of determining that". The incident is being investigated b... More..

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Egypt's El-Sisi calls on global community to 'shoulder responsibilities' in Libya
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Egypt's El-Sisi calls on global community to 'shoulder responsibilities' in Libya

Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday mounted pressure on the country's military council by calling for a million people to march to demand power be handed over to a civilian administration. Egypt's presidency ...More..

Global grounding of Boeing 737 Max will cost company more than $1bn
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Global grounding of Boeing 737 Max will cost company more than $1bn

Abandoning its full-year financial forecasts as a outcome of the disruption, Boeing said the guidance "does not reflect the 737 Max impacts ... due to the timing and conditions surrounding the return to service...More..

US Sanctions Over Iran Oil Will ''Intensify Mideast Turmoil'': China
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

US Sanctions Over Iran Oil Will ''Intensify Mideast Turmoil'': China

China , Iran's largest customer with imports of about 585,400 bpd of crude oil past year, formally complained to Washington over the move, which a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said "will contribute to...More..

Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Christchurch attack survivors offered New Zealand residency

Sri Lanka's junior minister for defence, Ruwan Wijewardene, told parliament on Tuesday that an initial investigation had revealed the bombings on churches and hotels, which killed 321 people, had been carried o...More..

United Kingdom to 'defy' U.S. over Huawei amid security concerns
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

United Kingdom to 'defy' U.S. over Huawei amid security concerns

The decision was made despite concerns raised over May's approach by Home Secretary Sajid Javid , Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and I...More..

Infant dies onboard AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Infant dies onboard AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth

A woman who watched a baby girl take her last breath on a flight to Perth , Australia has told of the haunting silence on the plane as passengers hoped for the child to be resuscitated. An AirAsia spokesman ...More..

North Korea Test Fires 'New-Type Tactical Guided Weapon,' State Media Reports
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

North Korea Test Fires 'New-Type Tactical Guided Weapon,' State Media Reports

The test, which didn't appear to be of a banned mid- or long-range ballistic missile that could scuttle negotiations, allows North Korea to show its people it is pushing ahead with weapons development while a...More..

Tory grandee Ann Widdecombe to stand as Brexit Party candidate
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tory grandee Ann Widdecombe to stand as Brexit Party candidate

The latest round of talks included the Cabinet Office minister David Lidington, the Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay, the shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and the shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer. WAB i...More..

Woman arrested in connection with Lyra McKee murder released without charge
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Woman arrested in connection with Lyra McKee murder released without charge

The group said the 29-year-old journalist was killed during Thursday night's unrest "while standing beside enemy forces" - a reference to the police. The Saoradh party, which represents dissident republican...More..

Canada Responds to Duterte's War Threat Over Philippine Garbage Issue
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Canada Responds to Duterte's War Threat Over Philippine Garbage Issue

A total of 103 containers labelled as plastics were sent to the Philippines for recycling in 2013 and 2014, Montreal Gazette reported. On the first visit he said Canada had no legal means to force the company t...More..

Kim Jong Un Arrives in Russia Before Summit With Putin
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kim Jong Un Arrives in Russia Before Summit With Putin

Interested in North Korea? Vladivostok is the major Russian city to the northeast of the North's border with Russia, which can be reached by train, Kim's preferred mode of worldwide transport. Putin's advise...More..

Seventh explosion kills 2 more in Dehiwela near Colombo
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Seventh explosion kills 2 more in Dehiwela near Colombo

Blasts took place in churches in the cities of Colombo , Negombo and Batticaloa at approximately 8:45 a.m.as worshipers were gathering for services. Three explosions were reported from the five-star hotels -...More..

Police Dog Gets Stuck With Over 200 Porcupine Quills While Chasing Suspect
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Police Dog Gets Stuck With Over 200 Porcupine Quills While Chasing Suspect

Wilson, wanted on several felony warrants, had fled from a deputy on foot. K-9 German Shepherd officer Odin will not lose his eyesight after getting prickled all over his face and in his mouth. Several of the...More..

Iran's supreme leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Iran's supreme leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief commander of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), days after the United States designated the group a foreign terrorist organization . Tehran retaliated ...More..

Charges dropped against teen arrested in viral pepper spray video in Tamarac
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Charges dropped against teen arrested in viral pepper spray video in Tamarac

The attorney's office also said the investigation into the "sheriff's deputies' actions is ongoing". A viral video showing two white Broward County sheriffs violently banging an unarmed black teen's head agai...More..

Bill de Blasio wants to ban new glass skyscrapers to cut emissions
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Bill de Blasio wants to ban new glass skyscrapers to cut emissions

But the mayor said his trip daily trip to Brooklyn and having a security detail escort him was just part of job of being mayor of New York City. "We're not speaking enough to people's lives and the frustrat...More..

Ugandan pop star opposition MP placed under house arrest
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ugandan pop star opposition MP placed under house arrest

Wine's charisma and music steeped in anti-government messaging has attracted a muscular response from Kampala, which has charged him with treason and repeatedly shut down his rowdy concerts that double as polit...More..

Isis says it carried out Easter Day massacre in Sri Lanka
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Isis says it carried out Easter Day massacre in Sri Lanka

He also said "preliminary investigations" indicated that the bombings were in retaliation for deadly attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand , in March. Ardern's office said the prime minister had seen...More..

Trump Reportedly Complained to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey About Losing Followers
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Trump Reportedly Complained to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey About Losing Followers

Twitter on Tuesday posted better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and a surprise rise in the number of monthly active users, a sign that the social media platform may be on a sustainable path after a year ...More..

Israeli Forces Shut Down Palestinian Soccer Tournament in East Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Israeli Forces Shut Down Palestinian Soccer Tournament in East Jerusalem

Olmert offered to relinquish about 2 per cent of Israeli territory in exchange for the seized 6.3 per cent of the Palestinian territory, not a ideal solution to be sure, but better than status quo! Yet, in rela...More..

Saudi Arabia: Security Forces Foil Attack on Security Facility
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia: Security Forces Foil Attack on Security Facility

Saudi Press Agency, quoting a state security spokesman, said the arrests were part of an investigation by authorities into "terrorist" activities. Although they could not be verified, they depicted a vehicle at...More..

Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka Kill at Least 30
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka Kill at Least 30

More than 70 percent of Sri Lankans are Buddhist, 12 percent are Hindu and 10 percent are Muslim, the census shows. Much of the church roof was blown out in the explosion, with roof tiles, glass and splintere...More..

Woman Munira Abdulla Wakes Up in Germany After 27-Year Coma
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Woman Munira Abdulla Wakes Up in Germany After 27-Year Coma

Munira Abdullah was left with a traumatic brain injury at the age of 32 after the vehicle she was travelling in was hit by a bus near Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, in 1991. A medical report issued from M...More..

Supreme Court to hear LGBT workplace discrimination cases
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Supreme Court to hear LGBT workplace discrimination cases

There is no explicit federal law that outlaws anti-LGBT discrimination, but lower courts have ruled that Civil Rights Act provisions barring discrimination "on the basis of sex " include gender identity an...More..

‘It Feels Like A Dream’: Wisconsin Man Wins $768.4M Powerball Jackpot
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

‘It Feels Like A Dream’: Wisconsin Man Wins $768.4M Powerball Jackpot

He says when he bought the tickets, he just had a good feeling. Franco says he quit his job a couple days later but declined to say where he worked. Franco said his financial goal before winning the jackpot w...More..

Two teenagers arrested in relation to Lyra McKee death during Derry rioting
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Two teenagers arrested in relation to Lyra McKee death during Derry rioting

Police Service of Northern Ireland detective superintendent Jason Murphy, who is leading the probe into McKee's death, warned: "What we're seeing is a new breed of terrorist coming through the ranks". Her par...More..

PM Modi's mother casts vote in Gujarat
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

PM Modi's mother casts vote in Gujarat

Polling in all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat is now underway. The polls are taking place in seven stages and will end on May 19. Voting began in the third and largest phase of India's staggered genera...More..

Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media

Unlike other major USA tech company executives, Mr Dorsey had not previously met with Mr Trump. Twitter is not the world's most popular social networking service, but one number considered essential for the...More..

Canadian rescuers find bodies of 3 missing climbers
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Canadian rescuers find bodies of 3 missing climbers

As CNN reports , the three, who were all members of the North Face Global Athlete Team , were reported missing after the avalanche and as of Wednesday of last week park officials could not locate them. In 200...More..

Clinton: Trump Would Have Been Indicted If He Weren’t President
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Clinton: Trump Would Have Been Indicted If He Weren’t President

However, his many tweets seeking to undermine the report's credibility - even calling it "bullshit" - indicate he is hardly shrugging it aside. House Republicans voted to impeach Clinton's husband, over his...More..

Saudi Arabia executes 37 citizens for 'terrorism'
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia executes 37 citizens for 'terrorism'

While many of those killed were accused of being members of militant groups such as Al-Qaeda, among those executed was the popular Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Saudi dissident Ali Al-Ahmed, who runs the Inst...More..

by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

New Zealand 'has not seen' intelligence reports Sri Lanka bombings to Christchurch

Canada is home to roughly 150,000 people of Sri Lankan or mixed Sri Lankan descent, a lot of them in Ontario, according to 2016 figures from Statistics Canada. On Tuesday afternoon, however, Prime Minister Rani...More..

United Kingdom police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

United Kingdom police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week

By Saturday evening police heavily outnumbered protesters. "I'm extremely concerned about the impact the protests are having on our ability to tackle issues like violent crime if they continue any longer", he...More..

Supreme Court conservatives signal possible support for census citizenship question
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Supreme Court conservatives signal possible support for census citizenship question

The official population count, as determined by the census, is used to allot seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and distribute some $800 billion in federal funds. "You can't read the record without sens...More..