Friday March 22-nd, 2019

Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer during attack in Kenya

In a Twitter thread, the National Police Service on Wednesday said the attackers "fired indiscriminately at residents", injuring the five. The wounded included a 10-year-old who was shot in the eye and a 12-year-old who was hit in the thigh, police...

Woman chops off lover, cooks and serves him to Pakistanis in UAE

While police did not reveal how he was killed , they said his girlfriend had served up his remains as part of a traditional rice and meat dish to some Pakistani nationals working nearby. Police were called after the man was reported missing by h...

You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum

This particular borrowed Easter Island basalt figure now welcomes visitors to one section of the British Museum , and carries the incredibly ironic name of Hoa Hakananai'a - which roughly translates to "lost or stolen friend". "You, the British peop...

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins her run-off against Democrat Mike Espy next Tuesday in Mississippi, Republicans will hold a 53-47 Senate majority. David Valadao had escaped with a victory by roughly 4,000 votes in California's 21st District, where three...

Britain says life sentence for academic in UAE will hurt relations Britain says life sentence for academic in UAE will hurt relations

Jeremy Hunt was clearly hopeful the case would be resolved when he met the UAE's most powerful figure and head of its security apparatus, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi, last week. I am very scared for Matt. Ben Ward, acting United K...

OAU professor gets imprisoned over sex-for-mark request OAU professor gets imprisoned over sex-for-mark request

Justice Maurine Onyetenu of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun state capital, remanded Akintola in Prison and adjourned the matter till November 27 for hearing. The Defense Counsel, Fola Omotoso, thereafter, prayed the court to grant ...

Is Venezuela a sponsor of terrorism? US considers adding to hit list Is Venezuela a sponsor of terrorism? US considers adding to hit list

The countries already on the list are Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Colombian President Iván Duque announced that his country will sever all diplomatic relations with Venezuela as of January next year when Nicolás Maduro, whom he considers to...

Terrifying waves DESTROY buildings in popular tourist spot Terrifying waves DESTROY buildings in popular tourist spot

The evacuation in the municipality of Garachico was ordered on Saturday night as the region was on severe weather alert. (EPA) The waves took out a third-floor balcony. Further south, in the holiday hotspot of Adeje there were also reports of waves...

Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of USA border Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of USA border

Residents called the thousands of US bound migrants invaders. Trump warned he will carry out the threat if Mexico does not halt the caravan of Central America migrants heading north, thus raising the risk of huge disruptions to trade. "We only want...

American 'killed by isolated Indian island tribe' American 'killed by isolated Indian island tribe'

Two days later he went well prepared. In 2017, the government clarified that the Sentinelese are identified as an "aboriginal tribe" and that videos showing them can not be uploaded on social media or the internet. The authorities have launched searc...

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

McGahn told Trump that even requesting a DOJ investigation, something within his power, would likely draw howls of protest and accusations that he was abusing his power, according to the Times. McGahn had White House lawyers write a memo for Trump wa...

Killed, 83 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion Killed, 83 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion

Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars. "There are a lot of casualties - I myself have counted 30 casualties", he told AFP on the condition of anonymity. The U.S. State Department condemned the ...

Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire

It is not yet clear if the bodies found inside the home had died from gunshot wounds or were killed in the fire, which is being investigated as an arson. The identities of the victims have not been made public, but public records show that the home i...

President Trump pardons a turkey at the White House as annual tradition President Trump pardons a turkey at the White House as annual tradition

The turkey pardon takes place at 1 p.m.in the White House Rose Garden, and can be watched in the player above. Carrots, I'm sorry to tell you the result did not change. The polls are open for Americans to vote for which turkey will be named the N...

Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller

When Mueller was appointed special counsel in May 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the probe would include "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation" into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and R...

Ivanka Trump used personal email for official White House business ars_ab.settitle(1415571) Ivanka Trump used personal email for official White House business ars_ab.settitle(1415571)

The committee subpoenaed information about Kushner, Trump's husband, and his private email use. Ivanka Trump repeatedly used a personal e-mail account to conduct government business in 2017, a White House review found, a fact that raises the stak...

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Proclamation Suspending Asylum Rights for Illegal Immigrants Federal Judge Blocks Trump Proclamation Suspending Asylum Rights for Illegal Immigrants

It blocks the proclamation President Donald Trump issued on November 9, shortly before he left for Paris, suspending asylum rights for illegal immigrants if they didn't make the request at a lawful port of entry. The American Civil Liberties Union,...

Police believe baby found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW Police believe baby found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW

Emergency services were called at about 12.30am after a member of the public found the girl - believed to be about nine-months-old - less than a kilometre from Schoolies celebrations. 'I wasn't aware they'd been living in a humpy - the last I knew t...

Year-old girl strangled baby brother in car as dad shopped: cops Year-old girl strangled baby brother in car as dad shopped: cops

Middleton told authorities he had given his kids snacks, put on a movie, and left the air conditioner running while he went shopping. Middleton initially told police that he left his children in vehicle seats and "peeked out of the store window" ...

Four Injured, Gunman Dead After Shooting at Mercy Hospital, Chicago Four Injured, Gunman Dead After Shooting at Mercy Hospital, Chicago

It is the face and effect of evil", he went on. A spokesman for mayor Rahm Emanuel said he and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson are monitoring the situation. "I don't know what happened", the unnamed employee told the Tribune . "There was screa...

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...

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