Sunday July 22-nd, 2018

Deaths and disruption as Storm Emma brings blizzards to snow-hit UK Deaths and disruption as Storm Emma brings blizzards to snow-hit UK

Red: Extreme weather is expected. It's time to check the boat and avoid the five most common wintersing mistakes for boatowners . The Red Warnings mean there is a danger to life and pontential for signifcant travel disruption, so must be taken ser...

Tattoos discovered on Egyptian mummies after millennia under wraps Tattoos discovered on Egyptian mummies after millennia under wraps

Also, scientists at the British Museum has discovered the mummy of a woman who died around the same time with tattoos on the body. The tattoos are estimated to have been between 3.351 and 3.017 BC, making them about a millennium older than what had...

Sierra expected to be hit with several feet of snow Sierra expected to be hit with several feet of snow

A major winter storm heading toward California is expected to bring heavy snow to the Sierra Nevada and Cascade range, and widespread rain elsewhere as it moves south through the state. Whiteout conditions closed almost 100 miles (160 kilometers) of ...

Crude Oil Prices Extend Month Losses Crude Oil Prices Extend Month Losses

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for delivery in April shed 40 paise, or 0.07 per cent, to Rs 600 per 10 kg in business turnover of 8 lots. Futures dipped 1.1 percent to the lowest level in two weeks in NY on Thursday . OPEC officia...

Australian amnesty nets 57000 firearms and a rocket launcher Australian amnesty nets 57000 firearms and a rocket launcher

The amnesty, which ran from July through September, netted nearly 2,500 semi-automatic and fully automatic weapons that were the target firearms legislation beginning in 1996 that banned private ownership of such rifles. This is working for us, " Tay...

Blaze kills 24 at Azerbaijan drug clinic Blaze kills 24 at Azerbaijan drug clinic

The statement was released by the Public Prosecution Office, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Emergencies. Brigades of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved in firefighting operation at the scene, ...

Trump renews attack on attorney general Trump renews attack on attorney general

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the White House supports efforts to investigate the FISA program, which allows USA intelligence and law enforcement officials to obtain secret surveillance orders on Americans suspected of bei...

America's Dueling Jackpots Rise To Combined Total Of $564 Million America's Dueling Jackpots Rise To Combined Total Of $564 Million

The jackpot for Saturday's drawing will be $321 million ($189 million cash). Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Drawings for Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 are twice daily, at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m. The odds of ...

"Beast from the East" prompts RED alert for Fife

The highest possible level of weather warning has been applied to parts of south west England and south Wales, after being issued to central Scotland and parts of Ireland yesterday. A yellow weather warning remains in place for Thursday. "Whi...

Trump still considering raising age to buy guns Trump still considering raising age to buy guns

As lawmakers returned to Washington on Monday, there was no movement toward that legislation or a handful of other possible bills - and Republican leaders have been almost silent on the matter. The White House has to put some meat on the bones. ...

Charges Dismissed Against Gates as Part of Plea Deal With Mueller Charges Dismissed Against Gates as Part of Plea Deal With Mueller

As part of the plea, Gates agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe regarding "any and all matters" it deemed relevant to its investigation. They largely relate to a conspiracy of unregistered lobbying, money laundering and...

Ben Carson's $31000 dining furniture order cancelled Ben Carson's $31000 dining furniture order cancelled

And it comes as President Donald Trump has called for a cut of nearly $7 billion to HUD's budget. The purchases were made over Foster's protests, and she was eventually reassigned a few months later. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...

USA senators in bid to end support for Saudi in Yemen war USA senators in bid to end support for Saudi in Yemen war

The conflict has killed at least 10,000 civilians , wounded at least 40,000 and displaced 3 million people, the senator said. An estimated 17 million people - 60 percent of the total population - do not have reliable access to food and are at risk o...

Graham Lies at Center of Politics He Both Embraced and Eschewed Graham Lies at Center of Politics He Both Embraced and Eschewed

As she stood outside waiting to get in, Cheryl Rhoads said it was rare to honor someone who was not an elected official in the Rotunda, but that Graham's message was a "universal one that is now timeless". A private funeral service will be held in ...

Bill Clinton pays his respects to Billy Graham Bill Clinton pays his respects to Billy Graham

And they responded with stories. Bush, pictured here in 2007 at the White House with Billy Graham , said the late evangelist 'changed my life'. Cecily Turner is one of them. "Laura and I are honored to be able to come and pay our respects to t...

Gas Supply Warning As Cold Snap Bites Gas Supply Warning As Cold Snap Bites

The National Grid has warned that we are running out of gas as demand grows due to the icy temperatures brought on by the Beast from the East . According to its forecasts, Britain's gas supplies fell more than 50 million cubic metres short of dema...

The murder of a journalist concerns us all The murder of a journalist concerns us all

Police believe they were murdered sometime between Thursday and Sunday, when their bodies were discovered after family members became concerned that the couple could not be reached. "We have to find those who did it as soon as possible and ensure the...

Senior Chinese official to visit US: Foreign Ministry Senior Chinese official to visit US: Foreign Ministry

The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) approved a proposal on Monday that the country's president no longer be limited to two five-year terms of office. Any effort by China to elevate formal exchanges on trade issues, for exampl...

Maoists, one Greyhound constable killed in alleged encounter on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border Maoists, one Greyhound constable killed in alleged encounter on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

Almost 12 Maoists were said to be killed and a couple of them injured while a Greyhounds constable identified as Sushil Kumar also died of bullet injuries. The exchange of fire occurred in the forests near Venkatapuram village on Telangana-Chhattisga...

Money laundering case: Karti Chidambaram arrested Money laundering case: Karti Chidambaram arrested

However, CBI has alleged that Karti exercised influence over certain FIPB officials, and the department, instead of investigating the case, extended undue favours to the media firm by asking INX News to apply for fresh FIPB approval on the downst...

Mike Pence: This Generation Can Be the One to End Legal Abortion Mike Pence: This Generation Can Be the One to End Legal Abortion

The Vice President also spoke about abortion, calling Donald Trump the " most pro-life president in American history". "This is the future that Mike Pence envisioned today, and it's a future that the majority of Americans reject ", the organiza...

Fight against terror is not a fight against Islam: Modi Fight against terror is not a fight against Islam: Modi

King Abdullah , who is himself a trained para-trooper and a Sandhurst alumni, inspected the Indian-made Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) at Palam , and reviewed an anti-terrorism demonstration by NSG at Manesar. "Today's global war against terror...

Gov. Greitens invasion of privacy trial date set for May 14 Gov. Greitens invasion of privacy trial date set for May 14

Governor Greitens lawyer Ed Dowd just released a statement responding to the picture in the evidence, "this photo the prosecution references is a publicly-posted professional headshot". Ryan said she did not immediately have updated information on th...

Pakistan, US making behind the scenes efforts to mend relations Pakistan, US making behind the scenes efforts to mend relations

Pakistan was on the list for three years, until 2015. A top USA general said today he has started to see "positive indicators" from the Pakistan military, weeks after President Donald Trump ordered the suspension of U.S. "Pakistan has much to gai...

Kohl's To Host Aldi In 10-Store Pilot Kohl's To Host Aldi In 10-Store Pilot

It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. Meeder Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Kohl's Co. West Face Capital Inc bought 287,795 shares as the company's stock rose 4.79% with the market. Invesco owns 1.39M shares or 0.02% of their...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT