Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Baby with umbilical cord still attached found in middle of California road Baby with umbilical cord still attached found in middle of California road

KFSN-TV reports the hours-old baby was wearing only a onesie when a newspaper carrier found her before dawn Monday on the center line of the road in Madera County. A witness said he had encountered a woman with a baby just minutes before the infant ...

Russia Considers Briefly Disconnecting From Global Internet

Russian Federation is reportedly planning to run a national test on its own infrastructure as part of an effort to "unplug" from the internet. A first draft of the law mandated that Russian internet providers should ensure the independence of the...

Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet

Federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion will investigate allegations that the Prime Minister's Office pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to help Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution. SNC-Lavalin has argu...

Sheriff: 5 People Found Shot to Death in Texas House Sheriff: 5 People Found Shot to Death in Texas House

Investigators have not labeled the incident a murder-suicide, however, they say they are not looking for any suspects. The call requested a response by the sheriff's office and Allegiance EMS to the site of an assault involving multiple victims.

U.S. woman begins jail sentence for texting boyfriend to kill himself U.S. woman begins jail sentence for texting boyfriend to kill himself

Supreme Court. And earlier Monday, the Massachusetts Supreme Court rejected Carter's emergency motion seeking to delay the sentence from being imposed. Prosecutors argued that Carter listened over the phone as Roy suffocated from carbon monoxide in...

Anti-Iran Conference in Poland Failed before Start, Zarif Says Anti-Iran Conference in Poland Failed before Start, Zarif Says

Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke to reporters Sunday at Beirut's airport shortly after his arrival in the Lebanese capital for a two-day official visit. Senior US officials recently said that the global conference due to be held in Warsaw on February 1...

Closings and Delays for Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Closings and Delays for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

All Toronto District School Board schools & administrative sites are closed today. All district after school, recreation and athletic programs and events are cancelled . Snowfall, freezing drizzle and some early morning fog prompted another ro...

Insects could be extinct within a century, scientists say

Common species such as butterflies and dung beetles are among the most affected. Humans have wiped out about 60 per cent of the planet's animal life since 1970, according to the latest Living Planet Index. "Even if the plants grow successfully, we ...

Person Goes to Smoke Pot in Abandoned House, Finds Tiger Person Goes to Smoke Pot in Abandoned House, Finds Tiger

The concerned smoker called cops when they stumbled across a overweight tiger in a cage in an unlocked garage. "He could have gone on a rampage in the city ... 311 officials transferred the call the BARC animal shelter, which got a warrant to search ...

PROTESTS: Thousands of flag waving citizens gathered in Madrid against Catalan independence PROTESTS: Thousands of flag waving citizens gathered in Madrid against Catalan independence

Centre-right wing parties Popular Party and Ciudadanos organised Sunday's protest, and the newly emerged far-right party Vox also participated. The rally was called by opposition center-right and right-wing parties, following the efforts of the gover...

BBC cameraman attacked at Trump rally BBC cameraman attacked at Trump rally

In the footage, the camera which is focused on Mr Trump is jolted away. Mr Skeans said the man nearly knocked him and his camera over twice before he was wrestled away by a blogger. "It is clearly unacceptable for any of our staff to be attacked fo...

Bezos’ investigators conclude mistress’ brother is source behind leak Bezos’ investigators conclude mistress’ brother is source behind leak

Michael Sanchez did not immediately respond to The Associated Press' request for comment on Monday. The Daily Beast is reporting that Michael Sánchez, Lauren Sánchez's brother, is suspected as the source of the leak. Bezos' investigators have si...

Scott Morrison suffers historic defeat. So who won?

But Labor changed their proposed laws to explicitly say a panel of doctors judging medical transfers would not be paid, getting around the constitutional issue. He said he had no intention of going to the polls early, and the election would be in May...

Ontario police free 43 from 'modern day slavery' Ontario police free 43 from 'modern day slavery'

Barnum says they sometimes would have as little as $50 per month after paying fees to their employers. "Human trafficking is modern-day slavery", OPP deputy commissioner Rick Barnum said. The Mexican workers have since been offered accommodations and...

As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts USA, vaunts military As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts USA, vaunts military

In a speech at Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) square, Rouhani said USA efforts to isolate Iran would fail. The routes leading up to the square were packed with people as loudspeakers blared revolutionary anthems and slogans. Washington and the Arab wo...

At least nine dead in India hotel fire At least nine dead in India hotel fire

Seventeen people have died in a fire at a hotel in western New Delhi . G.C. Misra, Delhi fire brigade director, said the blaze had been brought under control and that 35 people were rescued by firefighters in an operation lasting several hours.

Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai forced to turn back Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai forced to turn back

According to sources "the Chinese were very explicit" about what the issue was, however the issue was not resolved. Daily Mail Australia has contacted Air New Zealand for comment. The incident marks yet another arbitrary move by Beijing to impose i...

Missouri nurse 'fatally poisoned her husband to marry her inmate lover' Missouri nurse 'fatally poisoned her husband to marry her inmate lover'

Police say Murray was a nurse at a correctional center and was having a relationship with an inmate. Police said the fire was set intentionally and autopsy results indicated that Joshua Murray died before the fire began, according to the Miller C...

Morocco summons ambassador to Saudi Arabia over Western Sahara issue Morocco summons ambassador to Saudi Arabia over Western Sahara issue

Speaking to Russian press agency Sputnik , Bourita stated that the information, reported by American news agency Associated Press, was "unfounded". In a closely related development, however, Moroccan media reported Thursday evening that Rabat had ...

Teen defies anti-vaccine parents, gets shots

But, due to their beliefs I've never been vaccinated for anything, god knows how I'm still alive, ' his post said . Lindenberger has more shots scheduled for later this month. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control tracks child immunization and repor...

China says US aims to ‘stir up trouble’ with naval sail-by China says US aims to ‘stir up trouble’ with naval sail-by

China on Monday accused the United States of trying to "stir up trouble" by sending two U.S. destroyers near disputed South China Sea islands. "China has indisputable sovereignty over islands in the South China Sea, including the Second Thomas Shoa...

Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February 27 Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by February 27

In a letter to Jeremy Corbyn , she questioned his call for a customs union with Brussels, but offered concessions in other areas and said she wanted talks between Labour and Tory teams "as soon as possible". Mrs May is to give a statement to Parliam...

Pompeo visits Hungary, to raise concerns about China, Russia Pompeo visits Hungary, to raise concerns about China, Russia

Washington is concerned about China's growing presence, in particular the expansion of Huawei Technologies in Hungary and Poland. "We have seen this all around the world, it also makes it more hard for America to be present", the US State Secreta...

California Gov. Pulling Troops From Border California Gov. Pulling Troops From Border

The move was a rebuke to President Donald Trump , who won election in 2016 partly on a populist pledge to build a wall on the southern US border which he said in his campaign Mexico would pay for. Jerry Brown (above right) originally approved the m...

After talks break off, Denver teachers set to strike Monday After talks break off, Denver teachers set to strike Monday

The largest struggles were by teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona, initiated by the rank-and-file, not the unions. The dispute is over the school district's incentive-based pay system. A leading Colorado lawmaker says Denver's teache...

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