Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Plane crash lands, engine tears off in Manila Plane crash lands, engine tears off in Manila

The regulator said it also sent a team to Xiamen Air. The emergency crew of the airport ground staff had initiated the evacuation of passengers. The plane circled before landing on its second attempt, but then lost contact with the airport tower, S...

40 children killed in Saudi strike on Yemeni bus — Red Cross 40 children killed in Saudi strike on Yemeni bus — Red Cross

The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015 as Huthi rebel fighters closed in on the last bastion of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's government. The US State Department urged the alliance to "conduct a thorough and transparent invest...

Trump's military parade postponed amid news it could cost $92m Trump's military parade postponed amid news it could cost $92m

But a United States official told AFP earlier Thursday the planning estimate had now gone as high as US$92 million, though no final figure has been reached. Trump said the drills were provocative and that dumping them would save the U.S. "a tre...

Provincial state of emergency declared over B.C. wildfires

It applies to the whole province and ensures federal, provincial and local resources can be delivered in a co-ordinated response to protect the public. At the same time previous year, the agency had spent $332 million. The human cost has not been as ...

Gunmen Attack Afghan Intelligence Center in Kabul Gunmen Attack Afghan Intelligence Center in Kabul

The blast happened when students were taking a university entrance examination. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "terrorist" attack on the education center in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood, saying it "martyred and wounded the inn...

Former Indian leader who oversaw improved ties with Israel dies Former Indian leader who oversaw improved ties with Israel dies

Defense, economic and diplomatic ties between Jerusalem and New Delhi have continued to grow in recent years, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi - like Vajpayee a member of the BJP - became the first Indian premier to visit Israel last July.

Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan

The Republican president said in a statement on Wednesday that he revoked Brennan's authorization for making what he called "unfounded and outrageous allegations" about his administration and was evaluating whether to strip clearances from other form...

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

The CBI issued a missing-endangered alert for the three on Tuesday. It's a stunning reversal for Watts, 33, who was just seen on television begging anyone for help in finding his wife. "This is absolutely the worst possible outcome that any of us c...

Trump asks if firing means end to Russian Federation probe Trump asks if firing means end to Russian Federation probe

The FBI had been reviewing his employment. The longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russian Federation investigation over anti-Trump text messages has been fired by the agency. In one exchange, Page wrote Trump "is not ever going to beco...

Trading Bitcoin Declared Illegal in Saudi Arabia Despite the Great Strides Made Trading Bitcoin Declared Illegal in Saudi Arabia Despite the Great Strides Made

In the wake of an ongoing diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada, a Saudia Airlines pilot's cordial goodbye to Canadian air traffic controllers may be proof that the political row hasn't hurt all relations between the two countries.

Taliban Withdraw From Ghazni after 4-Day Long Operation Taliban Withdraw From Ghazni after 4-Day Long Operation

Some soldiers were killed, some captured and some fled to nearby hills", Mr Rezaee told AFP . Speaking at a press conference in the capital, Kabul , Bahrami said 194 Taliban fighters, including 12 of their "key commanders" had also been killed, m...

United States media hits back at Donald Trump over attacks on 'fake news' United States media hits back at Donald Trump over attacks on 'fake news'

Donald Trump is not the first USA president to attack the press or to feel unfairly treated by it. The Baltimore Sun: Employing a measured tone, the newspaper's editorial board revealed they had "mixed emotions" about The Boston Globe's call.

Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

She said the administration made the decision due to Brennan's history of alleged misuse of classified information and false testimony. Russian denials of interference in the election, Brennan added, also were "hogwash". Heilemann agreed that Brenn...

Female accused in Jong-nam murder trial told to enter defence Female accused in Jong-nam murder trial told to enter defence

If found guilty, the two could face the death penalty. Lawyers for Aisyah and Doan claim the two are innocent. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin said there was inadequate proof to show it was a political assassination, but he wasn't persuaded by the ...

USA rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort USA rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort

Brennan was the 27th prosecution witness to testify against Manafort in the first major test in court for special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. He says he also found severa...

Archbishop Philip Wilson gets home detention for sex abuse cover-up Archbishop Philip Wilson gets home detention for sex abuse cover-up

Peter Gogarty, one of Fletcher's victims, asked Wilson to apologise, but the cleric stayed silent. The former Archbishop's barrister, Mr Ian Temby, QC, said the Archbishop would lodge an appeal against his conviction, but did not apply for bail pen...

Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller Probe Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller Probe

The president's statement accuses Brennan of "erratic conduct and behavior" that "has tested and far exceeded the limits of any professional courtesy that may have been due to him". Their behavior-said numerous former and current intelligence officia...

South Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North Korea This Year South Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North Korea This Year

But in order for the project to proceed, North Korea should carry out practical denuclearization steps so that worldwide sanctions barring foreign investments or business deals with Pyongyang could be lifted. "North Korean and U.S. diplomats secr...

Putin Has Not Yet Ordered Retaliatory Sanctions Against U.S. Putin Has Not Yet Ordered Retaliatory Sanctions Against U.S.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Sunday that President Vladimir Putin may meet US President Donald Trump if the two leaders see a need to improve relations, according to Russian news outlets. "Eventually, this will negat...

Appointed Federal District Judge Upholds Special Counsel Mueller’s Appointment, Authority Appointed Federal District Judge Upholds Special Counsel Mueller’s Appointment, Authority

The company, Concord Management and Consulting LLC, was charged in February along with a St. Petersburg troll farm and 13 Russian nationals by Mueller, who accused them of manipulating social media to sow discord among USA voters in the run-up to the...

Mainland opposes US Taiwan-related defense act Mainland opposes US Taiwan-related defense act

The House passed the bill in late July before sending it to the Senate, which passed it earlier in August. The bill includes a measure that strengthens the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) tasked with assessing whethe...

Tehran ‘cancels’ visit by Iraq’s PM after remarks on U.S. sanctions Tehran ‘cancels’ visit by Iraq’s PM after remarks on U.S. sanctions

Former Iranian interior minister, Abdullah Ramadan Zadeh, called on Friday on his country not to oppose dividing Iraq ahead of the imposition of United States sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Amid the ongoing US-Iran dispute, Abadi was set to vis...

On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

Reaffirming his mantra of "sabka saath, sabka vikas" (take everyone along, development for all), the prime minister said there would be no discrimination against any section and there would be no nepotism and favouritism. Modi said his government wou...

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access

The Omarosa thing doesn't hurt Trump, really; if Trump needed Brennan as a "distraction" he would have saved this for truly meaningful bad news, like a poor jobs report. It accuses Brennan of "increasingly frenzied commentary" and says his behavior...

Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state

The Kochi airport suspended all operations till Saturday after rains hit transport services in the state. "The situation is bad in many parts of the state and the number [of deaths] will likely increase", said a senior official from the Kerala Stat...

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