Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Japan braces for Japan braces for "very strong" typhoon

Heavy rain and crashing surf were striking western Japan as a powerful typhoon neared its Pacific coast Tuesday, disrupting train service and air travel. The country has been sweating through a record deadly heatwave that followed devastating rain in...

US service member dies in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan US service member dies in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

At the meeting, Ghani "thanked Gen Miller for taking the responsibility and wish him success", the statement read adding that Ghani and Miller both discussed priorities of the Afghan security and defence forces and also the U.S. We must maintain pr...

Trump excoriates Jeff Sessions again - but with two new complaints Trump excoriates Jeff Sessions again - but with two new complaints

Prosecutors last month charged California Representative Duncan Hunter with corruption for misusing campaign money and New York Representative Christopher Collins with insider trading . Hunter, meanwhile, was indicted along with his wife a...

Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli

A fragile truce reached in coordination with the United Nations mission in Libya took effect on Thursday, but was quickly breached. "The detainees were able to force open the doors and leave" as fighting between rival militias raged near the prison...

Mum tries to carjack driver while carrying BABY Mum tries to carjack driver while carrying BABY

Then Rodriguez invades a white SUV full of passengers, which law enforcement says she was trying to hijack, but it's too late and they catch up with her. But the carjacking bid comes to a swift end as police surround the vehicle at gunpoint. The v...

Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht

Sinead McNamara , 20, was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the Mayan Queen IV in the Greek port of Argostoli in Kefalonia , news.com.au reported. She had been working on the boat for the past four months. McNamara, who h...

4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River 4 missing after boats collide, sink on Colorado River

The cause of the crash is being investigated by Mohave County authorities. The body of a California woman who went missing after two boats crashed on the Colorado River this weekend has been recovered. Both boats sank and all of the occupants wer...

Saudi Coalition Admits Bombing School Bus 'Unjustified' Saudi Coalition Admits Bombing School Bus 'Unjustified'

The coalition also extended its "condolences and solidarity with the families of the victims and wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured". The Saudi air raid hit the school bus as it drove through a market in the town of Dhahyan, killing a t...

Netanyahu warmly welcomes Philippines' Duterte to Israel Netanyahu warmly welcomes Philippines' Duterte to Israel

Duterte, whose four-day visit to the Jewish state begins on Sunday, will dedicate a memorial located in a park in Rishon LeZion, located near Tel Aviv in central Israel. Among the agreements and MOUs to be discussed and signed during the visit is a g...

Two Malaysian women caned publicly for same-sex relations Two Malaysian women caned publicly for same-sex relations

The women, aged 32 and 22, who had pleaded guilty last month to the charges leveled against them, received a fine in addition to the caning, which was carried out using a light rattan cane while they were fully clothed. "Although it happened in a sta...

Graham says Kavanaugh will likely get confirmed with Dem support Graham says Kavanaugh will likely get confirmed with Dem support

Bush directed them to err "on the side of transparency and disclosure, and we believe we have done so". The confirmation hearings are set to start on Tuesday and will go through the week. Ms. Klobuchar was the only senator to make such a request, h...

Double-Murder Charges After Mom's Jarring Internet Search Double-Murder Charges After Mom's Jarring Internet Search

When questioned about her wages, LaFountain said she wasn't sure how much she made past year but had recently received a raise and made $1,600 every two weeks. The autopsy revealed the baby had been completely healthy - no diseases, no injuries, no g...

Myanmar Sentences Two Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison Myanmar Sentences Two Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison

Then, in April this year, police captain Moe Yan Naing, a prosecution witness, told the court that he had been ordered by a police brigadier general to entrap Wa Lone and his colleague by giving them what was described as "secret documents".

3 children, father die in kayaking incident on Lake Superior 3 children, father die in kayaking incident on Lake Superior

The mother told authorities the family's kayak had capsized between Stockton and Michigan Islands and she became separated from her husband and children, according to a news release from the Ashland County Sheriff's Office. on Friday. The Ashland ...

Trump's 'insulting' remarks jeopardize US-Canada trade talks Trump's 'insulting' remarks jeopardize US-Canada trade talks

Sounding a more optimistic note, Freeland had said late in the week that "with good will and flexibility on all sides, I know we can get there". It was from Bloomberg: " Consumer Comfort Reaches 16-Year High on U.S. A week ago, the US and Mexic...

Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis

We never hide from history. He died Saturday after succumbing to an aggressive form of brain cancer. McCain planned his own funeral , and asked former presidents George W. " John McCain believed in America", Kyl said. Senate Democratic leader ...

Erdogan, Putin, and Rouhani seek end to Syrian war in upcoming summit Erdogan, Putin, and Rouhani seek end to Syrian war in upcoming summit

The bilateral relations are deteriorating in recent months over the detention of a US pastor in Turkey , who is charged with terrorism and espionage. Heading a delegation, Zarif arrived in the Turkish capital on August 29 to hold separate meetings w...

Amber Alert issued for boys, father after Phoenix killings Amber Alert issued for boys, father after Phoenix killings

Armando Carbajal of the Phoenix Police Department told the station in an email. Police are searching for the shooter who is on the loose. Coronado might be armed and unsafe, according to warnings from police. Investigators are looking for a green...

Trump threatens to leave Canada out of new NAFTA deal

And they absolutely do bring good faith and goodwill to the negotiating table". The negotiation tactics of the Trump administration is "a classic power play", says Evenett. Bush, added, "The president's approach of brinksmanship is so far not very ...

Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews

This was the warning from former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who wants Labour to adopt a definition of antisemitism which has caused huge controversy within the party. Corbyn and the UK Labour Party have been caught up in a maelstrom of antisemiti...

China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference

Standard Bank represents the biggest Chinese investment in Africa to date, after state-owned Industrial and Commerce Bank of China Ltd. agreed in 2007 to buy 20 percent of the African lender for $5.5 billion. Five years on, Mr Xi has found himself ...

Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli as death toll climbs

The U.N. -backed government based in Tripoli declared a state of emergency in the capital "given the seriousness of the current situation". The inmates forced open the doors of the Ain Zara prison and guards were unable to stop them, the official s...

Pop-star politician Bobi Wine reaches U.S. after Uganda 'torture' Pop-star politician Bobi Wine reaches U.S. after Uganda 'torture'

Earlier, this website reported that Bobi Wine had planned to leave the country to the United States where he is expected to meet his gay funders under the guise of seeking further medical treatment. Protests had erupted in the Ugandan capital on F...

Suspect Killed In Deputy-Involved Shooting At Del Mar Racetrack Suspect Killed In Deputy-Involved Shooting At Del Mar Racetrack

The San Diego Sheriff's Homicide Unit said a man approached the ticket window at about 6:40 p.m. seeking entry to the show, but was told it was sold out. Ice Cube performs during the BIG3 Championship at the Barclays Center on August 24, 2018 in...

Myanmar court sentences two Reuters journalists to seven years' imprisonment Myanmar court sentences two Reuters journalists to seven years' imprisonment

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and charged with to violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Britain's Ambassador to Myanma...

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