Friday January 19-th, 2018

How a story cost a Swedish reporter her life How a story cost a Swedish reporter her life

Police said yesterday that the torso, found on Monday south of Copenhagen, was punctured and weighed down in an apparent attempt to ensure that it sank. Madsen was charged with manslaughter last week. Following his rescue, Madsen told TV2 that he...

GCSE results and reaction from across Banbury schools GCSE results and reaction from across Banbury schools

Other notable achievements for the academy were: Chemistry, 91 per cent (grades A*-C); Biology, 91 per cent (A*-C); Physics, 100 per cent (grades A*-C); Additional Science, 65 per cent (grades A*-C); History, 67 per cent (grades A*-C) and Textiles, 1...

Kim Jong-un orders production of more rocket engines Kim Jong-un orders production of more rocket engines

U.S. President Donald Trump seemed cautiously optimistic regarding Washington-Pyongyang relations at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday. "It is unacceptable for individuals and companies in China , Russia , and elsewhere to enable North Ko...

34 injured, flights cancelled as typhoon batters Hong Kong 34 injured, flights cancelled as typhoon batters Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 signal at 2:10 p.m., after hoisting signal No. 10 for five hours. The highest weather warning in the city was last issued when Typhoon Vicente hit the city in July 2012. All schools were closed for the day....

Trump, McConnell say they remain united on shared goals Trump, McConnell say they remain united on shared goals

Trump could very well end the year with no health-care repeal (other than an Obamacare fix), no tax bill, no infrastructure bill and no border wall, despite his promises to his die-hard fans. But a juicy new report from the New York Times's Alex ...

Where Is The Powerball Drawing? The Magic Happens In The Sunshine State Where Is The Powerball Drawing? The Magic Happens In The Sunshine State

Richard Lustig claims to be a seven-time lottery grand prize victor and author of "Learn How To Increase Your Chances of Winning The Lottery". Lottery officials say the grand prize for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $700 million - the second...

Trump threatens a government shutdown to build a border wall Trump threatens a government shutdown to build a border wall

Some eyewitnesses, though, told The Arizona Republic that the water bottles were empty - and others said the protesters threw nothing. The US President says the media falsely reported that he didn't condemn the neo-Nazi violence in Charl...

Trump holding rally in Phoenix despite Charlottesville fallout Trump holding rally in Phoenix despite Charlottesville fallout

It comes at a politically turbulent time for the president. The violence triggered the biggest domestic crisis for Trump , who was widely criticized for not immediately condemning white nationalists and for blaming both white nationalists and co...

Yellen to Speak on Financial Stability at Jackson Hole Next Week Yellen to Speak on Financial Stability at Jackson Hole Next Week

The next Fed meeting is not until mid September (September 19 and 20 or three weeks away on Friday) which will produce new economic forecasts and the usual quarterly media conference. Despite the questionable risk rewards, speculators can not res...

NHC sees 90 percent chance of cyclone in Gulf of Mexico NHC sees 90 percent chance of cyclone in Gulf of Mexico

Thursday and Friday will have rain chances continue to go up to 60%. Harvey will likely be too weak to form the classic "buzzsaw" shape of strong storms, Blood said, and instead will meander as a "blob-" or "comma-" shaped mass. Models keeps the bu...

Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse Hundreds Show Up at Broadmoor Library to View Eclipse

For local residents that would like to experience today's solar eclipse without having to leave town, you can head to the Jacksonville Public Library for a special viewing event. The next total solar eclipse in the US will be in 2024. The last t...

Trump's campaign rally in Arizona survives Charlottesville fallout Trump's campaign rally in Arizona survives Charlottesville fallout

Trump's arrival at the Phoenix Convention Center will be greeted by mass protests from progressive and anti-bigotry groups. Is it appropriate for President Donald Trump to hold a campaign-style rally this evening in Phoenix, Arizona , in lig...

How the Spain attacks unfolded How the Spain attacks unfolded

Police said they had arrested two men, a Moroccan and a man from Spain's north African enclave of Melilla, though neither was the van driver. The Catalonian cities of Barcelona and Cambrils in Spain were targets of two new attacks where vehic...

Charlottesville victim's mom refuses to talk to Trump Charlottesville victim's mom refuses to talk to Trump

It shouldn't have been surprising that Trump immediately received criticism from both Republicans and Democrats for attributing the violence to " many sides", (a line that ABC News and Politico have since reported was ad-libbed) rather than comi...

Dunford: No Room for Racism, Bigotry in US Military Dunford: No Room for Racism, Bigotry in US Military

H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, met Japan's defence and foreign ministers in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the importance of deterring North Korea's provocations and Tokyo's ballistic missile defences, according to the Japanese...

Bolster US-Japan alliance to deter North Korea Bolster US-Japan alliance to deter North Korea

Today's warning came a day ahead of the ten-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian military, a joint exercise with the USA and South Korea. "The Korean People's Army is keeping a high alert, fully ready to contain the enemies". David Straub, a former US diplom...

Rules of the Road: Solar Eclipse Edition Rules of the Road: Solar Eclipse Edition

The eclipse will span across the continental USA on August 21. According to Morehead's calculations, the eclipse that occurs in 2024 will come up from the south from Mexico and continue north. Unfortunately, Singapore will not be able to witne...

In Our View: Eclipse is a Big Deal In Our View: Eclipse is a Big Deal

If the astronomers had predicted correctly, a hungry dragon was about to swallow the sun. If you miss Monday's eclipse - or get bitten by the eclipse bug - you'll have to wait seven years to see another one in the continental U.S. It's been nearly ...

Total solar eclipse set to travel across the USA on Monday Total solar eclipse set to travel across the USA on Monday

The very next total solar eclipse will be in 2019, but you'll have to be below the equator for a glimpse. Since it is going to be visible from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, it is going to be a great event, indeed; the hype is construct...

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

In the wake of last weekend's protests in Charlottesville , Virginia the fate of Confederate statues has become an even more urgent matter for many cities. There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy in public spaces across the United Stat...

U.S. extend Solheim Cup lead over Europe U.S. extend Solheim Cup lead over Europe

The US carried a 7 1/2 to 4 1/2 lead into the afternoon fourballs, thanks to the morning victories of Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson , and Paul Creamer and Austin Ernst. But Europe has had the upper hand of late, winning in 2011 and 2013 before ...

George Washington And Thomas Jefferson Statues 'Need To Come Down — CNN Commentator George Washington And Thomas Jefferson Statues 'Need To Come Down — CNN Commentator

They drafted the documents that said our people were endowed with God-given rights from which this nation would be based upon; a totally revolutionary concept to the nations created around monarchies, ethnic groups, and landed aristocracies of Eu...

Grand Rapids Public Library handing out solar eclipse glasses Grand Rapids Public Library handing out solar eclipse glasses

And since our phones are often our camera as well, here are some tips to take the best eclipse photos you can use with an iPhone or Android device. Everything Hobby isn't the only business to be stuck with what appear to be fake solar eclipse g...

California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power

Complicating the rising demand from last-minute shoppers for eclipse glasses was a recent recall by Amazon that forced libraries and health centers around the country to recall glasses they gave away or sold. Shadwick thinks the $10 price is fair, si...

Clear the Shelters event to save cats across the nation Clear the Shelters event to save cats across the nation

On August 19 & 20, they're will be an adoption fee of $40, and Henderson residents will receive an additional 50 percent off. "The event runs until 5, but if we run out of animals, it will be until the shelter is empty". Down south in Hereford, the b...

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