Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure

Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Virginia after a National Weather Service (NWS) warning sparked fears of a dam burst. "Although water levels have decreased, the threat for dam failure continues", and emergency personnel will check for...

China probes claims celebrity Buddhist abbot sexually harassed nuns China probes claims celebrity Buddhist abbot sexually harassed nuns

Master Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Monastery has denied the allegations, and has received support from the monastery as well. He is a revered public guru for disseminating wisdom from Buddhist scriptures. The monastery said the reporting was "...

Trump and Italy's Conte Quickly Forge Close Friendship Trump and Italy's Conte Quickly Forge Close Friendship

Former White House legislative affairs director Marc Short predicted Tuesday that there will be a showdown at the end of the year over funding for President Donald Trump's wall he wants built at the US-Mexico border. It added that Trump's support m...

Trump leaves room for negotiation in push for US border wall funds Trump leaves room for negotiation in push for US border wall funds

But is there really a threat of the government shutting down? "If Trump follows through on this threat, the responsibility for any shutdown lies with Barbara Comstock". He also ran through a wish list including including scrapping a visa lottery pr...

New Zealand sexist road sign changed by seven-year-old girl New Zealand sexist road sign changed by seven-year-old girl

High 5s all round!' Although Carew expressed no interest in becoming a line worker "because there are so many more exciting things", she was outraged on behalf of all women . "Can you please change the sign to say 'LINE-WORKERS" instead, or so...

Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis

Recourse to the death penalty , following a fair trial, had always been "an appropriate response to the gravity of certain crimes and an acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good", it said. John Paul II in 1997. According ...

Putin would be the only victor in 'no deal' Brexit: UK minister Putin would be the only victor in 'no deal' Brexit: UK minister

The result of the survey comes with less than eight months remaining before Britain is due to leave the European Union and as the United Kingdom "accelerates" preparations for a potential "no deal" exit from the European Union on World Trade Organisa...

U.S. agency discloses delay in Trump high court nominee's records U.S. agency discloses delay in Trump high court nominee's records

Kavanaugh served as associate and senior associate counsel to Bush, and as staff secretary, before he was nominated and (eventually) confirmed to serve on the D.C. Once Obama announced the nomination, however, Hatch joined the rest of the Republican...

Donald Trump mulls imposing 25% tariffs on Chinese goods

Trump's ongoing trade dispute with China has put him at odds with members of his own party and the USA business community, who have expressed outrage about the protectionist bent of his administration's trade policies, and warned of negative consequ...

U.S. wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget U.S. wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget

The Eel Fire is about 10 miles east of Covelo and is up to 1,000 acres.it's just 5 percent contained, and only 38 people are working on it. Residents returning home Wednesday said they were nervous about what they will find. The two Mendocino Compl...

Missing Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbets' Steps Retraced By Detectives Missing Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbets' Steps Retraced By Detectives

Her disappearance has gained national attention. A person that has effected them in the way that she effected everyone that's standing up here right now. Throughout all of this, the family said they're staying strong but it hasn't been easy. Mollie...

ANC says there won’t be free land for everyone after land expropriation ANC says there won’t be free land for everyone after land expropriation

Ramaphosa's announcement is likely an attempt to shore up support for the ANC ahead of elections in February. More than two decades after the end of apartheid, whites still own most of South Africa's land and ownership remains a highly emotive su...

MH370: Malaysia air chief resigns following new findings MH370: Malaysia air chief resigns following new findings

The mother of a Canadian citizen who died following the disappearance of flight MH370 refuses to accept that her daughter is dead. The 495-page MH370 report highlighted the lapses of Malaysia's Air Traffic Control, which did not monitor radar conti...

Denmark burka ban: Supporters and opponents clash as law comes into effect Denmark burka ban: Supporters and opponents clash as law comes into effect

Demonstrators marched from the central district of Norrebro to Bellahoj police station on the outskirts of the capital, where they formed a human chain. "We need to send a signal to the government that we will not bow to discrimination and a law th...

France Bans The Use Of Smart Devices In Schools France Bans The Use Of Smart Devices In Schools

Speaking with LCI News , France's Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer argued mobile phones might be a "technological advance", but they should not "monopolize our lives". "This isn't a 21st century law in our eyes, but a law from the era of ne...

Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, used Trump's own favored medium, Twitter to push back , writing, "President Trump has privately agreed to put off a potential shutdown or any fight over border wall funding until after midterm elections",...

Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

Trump has said repeatedly the deal he reached with Kim has been positive since North Korea has maintained a freeze on nuclear and missile tests and has begun returning US war dead remains. many say the progress towards securing a firm commitment fr...

Pastor Calls Trump Most 'Pro-Black' President Ever Pastor Calls Trump Most 'Pro-Black' President Ever

Of course, Russian Federation did interfere, but "we don't have any evidence at all that they were able to penetrate any voting machines". They said Russian Federation was still attempting to undermine United States democracy through various mean...

Ohio judge orders defendant's mouth taped shut for sentencing Ohio judge orders defendant's mouth taped shut for sentencing

Franklyn Williams , 32, was convicted for his involvement in three armed robberies and was brought before Judge John Russo on July 31 to hear his punishment. His trial began late a year ago, but hit a snag when he cut his ankle bracelet. Eventual...

Afghanistan: Indian among 3 abducted and killed in Kabul Afghanistan: Indian among 3 abducted and killed in Kabul

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! The three worked as cooks with worldwide food and catering services company Sodexo. "No groups have claimed responsibility for the incident", it said. According to a police source, the three men had bee...

Trump tells attorney general to end Russian Federation probe Trump tells attorney general to end Russian Federation probe

They, along with National Security Agency director Gen. Paul Nakasone and FBI Director Christopher Wray , appeared at the White House Thursday to try to reassure the American people they are doing everything in their power to address the threat.

Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge? Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge?

Acevedo says Dr. Mark Hausknecht operated on Pappas' mother more than 20 years ago and that she died on the operating table . "Pappas is considered to be armed and extremely risky", said the Houston Police on Twitter . Pappas most recently wo...

CNN's Jim Acosta and Fox's Sean Hannity Start a Twitter War CNN's Jim Acosta and Fox's Sean Hannity Start a Twitter War

The Fox News host led his Wednesday show with his usual slams against "destroy-Trump media", and he called Acosta one of its "worst offenders". The group chanted: " CNN sucks' and " fake news " while Acosta spoke with colleague Wolf Blitzer, accor...

Trump pushes Jeff Sessions to end Mueller's Russian Federation investigation 'right now'

Russian Federation investigation special counsel, in addition to probing possible collusion between the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation, is also conducting a wide-ranging investigation into obstruction of justice by ...

Worker at child immigration facility molested teen Worker at child immigration facility molested teen

Negrete, during an interview with detectives at his home Tuesday, admitted to kissing the teen, according to the affidavit. Negrete, 32, reportedly touched the witnesses's roommate in their bedroom at the facility, according to court documents.

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