Friday March 22-nd, 2019

U.S. closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours U.S. closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours

We have deployed additional forces to protect our border. USA officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns some of the thousands of Central American migra...

Trump Starts Internet Craze in Finland With Raking Comments Trump Starts Internet Craze in Finland With Raking Comments

Asked about the remark by Finish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat, Niinisto said he didn't recall a discussion about raking , though he did recall telling the president that "We take care of our forests". In fact, he says that if Finland does face the prospec...

Australia swimmer killed in stingray attack Australia swimmer killed in stingray attack

He had been swimming alone when pals noticed he was struggled and pulled him from the water. Attempts to resuscitate the man were not successful. An investigation has been launched, but police confirmed that the death is not being treated as suspic...

At least 40 killed in bombing of Afghan religious celebration

The death toll from the latest explosion is one of the worst in the capital for months. The gathering was being held to mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, he said. In June a suicide bomber struck near a gathering of clerics in Kabul , abou...

How May could get her deal through parliament How May could get her deal through parliament

She defended her deal as "what's right for the people of this country" and "the national interest". But when quizzed on the PM's future in her party, he said that he still supported her and said he would not support a leadership challenge against h...

Bill Browder criticises Russia's Interpol candidate Bill Browder criticises Russia's Interpol candidate

A new criminal case has been launched against Hermitage Capital head William Browder in Russia, Nikolai Atmonyev, an adviser to Russia's prosecutor general, has stated. He said Russian Federation would soon put Browder on an global wanted list unde...

Afghan Taliban Reportedly Holds Talks With U.S. Envoy In Qatar Afghan Taliban Reportedly Holds Talks With U.S. Envoy In Qatar

The Taliban held talks with U.S. officials in Qatar on ending the Afghan conflict last week, the militants confirmed Monday, but said no agreement was reached on "any issue". Another senior member said Khalilzad's strategy to declare a deadline showe...

Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

President Trump tried to sidestep criticism from a former top military commander by insisting that retired Adm. William McRaven is simply a political player from the camp of his former opponent Hillary Clinton. Mr Trump was responding to an asser...

Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona

More than 130 people were travelling on the train when two of the six carriages derailed at 6.15am near Vacarisses, around 28 miles north-west of Barcelona, officials said. "We deeply regret this morning's accident in Catalonia and are offering our a...

Philippine senators ask Duterte to disclose China energy plan Philippine senators ask Duterte to disclose China energy plan

With the joint accord between Philippines and Japan, Carpio said it is now clear that the Duterte administration has finally asserted its rights over West Philippine Sea. "Given its stature and power, Your Excellency, it is imperative that China play...

Meghan Markle Shows Off Royal Baby Bump in Stunning Embellished Top Meghan Markle Shows Off Royal Baby Bump in Stunning Embellished Top

She nipped in the top with a black band, which revealed her royal bump. "I'm looking forward to seeing you closing the show", Meghan told the pop group before heading into the packed auditorium for her first time attending the annual show.

Volcano of Fire erupts, spewing lava and ash into the air Volcano of Fire erupts, spewing lava and ash into the air

Nearly 4,000 people have been evacuated from the slopes of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala. Images showed glowing fast-flowing lava spewing out of Fuego's crater. An eruption in June killed 194 people and left at least 234 missing, although organiza...

Airbnb to no longer allow listings in West Bank settlements Airbnb to no longer allow listings in West Bank settlements

San Francisco-basked Airbnb is eyeing an IPO next year after announcing in February it would not make a public debut this year. "This is not about disputed territories, as Airbnb has listings in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara, Turkish-occupied ...

Six people escape unhurt after lift plunges 84 floors down Chicago skyscraper Six people escape unhurt after lift plunges 84 floors down Chicago skyscraper

The trapped passengers could hear the rescue team drilling, and one of the law students filmed the moment the firefighters pried open the elevator doors - just after 3 a.m. One of the law students captured the moment on video as a freakish liquid ooz...

The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction' The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction'

He wrote: "Instead of making Pakistan a scapegoat for their failures , the USA should do a serious assessment of why, despite 140,000 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops and reportedly $1 trillion spent on war in A...

Yemen's Houthi Movement Halts Drone, Missile Attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Houthi Movement Halts Drone, Missile Attacks on Saudi Arabia

They say they are ready for a broader ceasefire if the Saudi-UAE coalition is prepared for peace. One resident said a medium-range missile had been fired from the city centre toward a district where ground fighting had been raging. The Yemeni governm...

Presidency: PDP reacts as Buhari unveils ‘Next Level’ Presidency: PDP reacts as Buhari unveils ‘Next Level’

The document also details a seven-year timeline in which the PDP candidate intends to deliver on his campaign promises. On why the party chose "Next Level" slogan for its 2019 campaign, Buhari said "We have worked hard to fulfil our promises - and ...

House Democrats Vow ‘Never Nancy’ In Open Letter House Democrats Vow ‘Never Nancy’ In Open Letter

Sixteen Democrats have officially sent a letter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) informing her they'll vote against her bid to be Speaker on the House floor, a coalition that could be large enough to deny her the leadership and throw Ho...

Former National Security Aide Mira Ricardel Praises Trump Despite Being Ousted Wednesday Former National Security Aide Mira Ricardel Praises Trump Despite Being Ousted Wednesday

Ricardel ran afoul of the first lady in negotiations over government resources for use in Mrs. Trump's trip to Africa in October. She came to the White House from the Commerce Department. Bolton sent an email to the staff of the National Security Cou...

Police Respond To Shooting Near Mercy Hospital Police Respond To Shooting Near Mercy Hospital

A shooting at a Chicago hospital has wounded multiple people, including a suspect and a police officer, authorities said. The hospital is being partially evacuated, reports say. Guglielmi said officers are doing a methodical search of Mercy Hospi...

Spain Needs More 'Clarity' on Gibraltar Before Endorsing Brexit Deal Spain Needs More 'Clarity' on Gibraltar Before Endorsing Brexit Deal

As such, the Spanish government wants a specific reference to Gibraltar - the southernmost tip of the Iberian peninsula that is British overseas territory - in the political declaration on the future relationship. Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Pica...

Tijuana border crossing shut as Mexicans protest against arrival of migrant caravan Tijuana border crossing shut as Mexicans protest against arrival of migrant caravan

Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said. It is unknown how long the majority of immigrants will have to wait to have their asylum claims managed. And in Mexico City, authorities closed a shelter at a sports complex that had once housed thousa...

Unhealthful air quality continues this weekend across Northern California Unhealthful air quality continues this weekend across Northern California

President Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state on Saturday to meet victims of the inferno, which has laid waste to the town of Paradise at the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, destroying around 10,000 homes.

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who filed the lawsuit , are being represented by the groups Protect Democracy and the Constitutional Accountability Center. The move comes after the Just...

US man who killed pregnant wife and daughters jailed for life US man who killed pregnant wife and daughters jailed for life

Watts, 33, pleaded guilty this month to first-degree murder and other charges in the deaths of his wife, 34-year-old Shanann, and their daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. "We just thought we were doing the right thing by being a good friend", add...

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