Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Parents of young British woman missing in Guatemala ‘desperately worried’ Parents of young British woman missing in Guatemala ‘desperately worried’

People searching for Ms Shaw said the missing traveller left Hotel Mayachik twice, at 01:37, before returning and then leaving again at 05:23 in the direction of Lake Atitlan on 5 March. She has been travelling since September 2018 and had previously...

British foreign secretary: Brexit could be lost if May's deal is rejected British foreign secretary: Brexit could be lost if May's deal is rejected

Hunt said Tuesday's vote would definitely go ahead, and that it was too soon to say that negotiations with the European Union had "run into the sands". The DUP was equally unimpressed, with Nigel Dodds, its deputy leader, calling the proposal "neithe...

Trump to seek another US$8.6b for border wall Trump to seek another US$8.6b for border wall

The budget plan will also assume continued robust economic growth in the U.S. The White House and Congress must agree on funding by October 1 to keep the government funded and open - which coincides with the deadline to lift the debt limit, or risk...

Shamima Begum's Child Death Was Shamima Begum's Child Death Was "Perfectly Avoidable", Says Former Met Chief

Home Secretary Sajid Javid is facing criticism after the baby son of Shamima Begum died in a Syrian camp. Ms Begum's family have pleaded for the mother and her child to be allowed to come back to Britain. Last month, Mr Javid confirmed the ...

In Mexico, daylight saving time begins on Sunday, April 7th In Mexico, daylight saving time begins on Sunday, April 7th

That's the message from fire and emergency services officials in the region with the clocks set to spring ahead an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time . (All of this happened in a month; Congress used to be productive!) Dayligh...

Prosecutors drop murder charge against Kim Jong-nam suspect Siti Aisyah Prosecutors drop murder charge against Kim Jong-nam suspect Siti Aisyah

Aisyah and Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong were both charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam in February 2017. The two young women were accused of smearing the nerve agent on Mr Kim's face in an airport terminal, but previously said they thought t...

Backed Syria force says time up for IS 'to surrender' Backed Syria force says time up for IS 'to surrender'

The head of the SDF press office Mustefa Bali said air strikes had started up again on IS positions, and fighters on both sides were locked in violent clashes. In the last two weeks, many fighters appeared to be among those evacuating. "We know rig...

Bill Nye Joins The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fan Club: She 'Gets It' Bill Nye Joins The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fan Club: She 'Gets It'

She also gave a short course in American history featuring this quotable quote: "It's just that now we've strayed so far away from what has really made us powerful, and just, and good, and equitable, and productive, and so I think all of these thing...

Venezuela crisis: No running water, no power, no medicine Venezuela crisis: No running water, no power, no medicine

Witnesses reported overnight protests and confrontations with police in a few Caracas neighborhoods and the remains of makeshift barricades and burned debris were seen at some intersections. Despite pressure from frequent opposition marches and U.S...

Suspect reveals details about Jayme Closs abduction in letter from jail Suspect reveals details about Jayme Closs abduction in letter from jail

Patterson, 21, is also charged with killing Jayme's parents in an October 15 attack at the family's home near Barron, about 90 miles northeast of Minneapolis in western Wisconsin . On the back of the letter, according to an image posted by KARE 11 ...

Carleton professor among the dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash Carleton professor among the dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash

I just got information that Professor Pius Adesanmi , a Nigerian professor with Carlton University in Canada is among those that died this morning on the ill fated Ethiopia airline . Pauline Rankin, dean of the university's faculty of arts and soci...

Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Reuters first reported the $8.6 billion figure. For fiscal 2019, Trump demanded $5.7 billion in wall funds, but Congress appropriated only $1.375 billion for border fencing projects. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump rallies frequently...

Huawei sues United States government over tech ban Huawei sues United States government over tech ban

The U.S. government had barred federal agencies from using Kaspersky's anti-virus products because of concerns about its ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations. It will also be a place where Huawei's customers-wireless and Internet companie...

Diver survives being grabbed by whale Diver survives being grabbed by whale

Keen to get the best shots, he plunged into the centre of a swirling bait ball - but a Bryde's whale shot up from the depths, jaws wide open. "I could feel the pressure on my hip, there is no time for fear in a situation like that - you have to use...

Mysterious orca found, after many years, in the southern ocean Mysterious orca found, after many years, in the southern ocean

The animals have been termed "Type D whales", adding to a list of three types of whales confirmed to be residing in the Southern Hemisphere, according to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation. The whales they found off Chile matched that old descripti...

Utah teacher forces student to wash Ash Wednesday cross off forehead Utah teacher forces student to wash Ash Wednesday cross off forehead

But hours later, Fisher got a call from the school's principal, who told her that William's teacher had asked him what was on his forehead, and he told her it was an ash cross for Ash Wednesday. She said doctors at Alexandra Hospital said it was a ch...

Woman in Pursuit of Selfie Attacked by Jaguar in Arizona Woman in Pursuit of Selfie Attacked by Jaguar in Arizona

The zoo said in a tweet that it was sending prayers to the woman's family. The jaguar, not the same as the one pictured, reached out and grabbed the woman's arm with its paw. Last July, a jaguar escaped its enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in New O...

At least 25 Central American migrants die in Mexico accident At least 25 Central American migrants die in Mexico accident

Media reported that investigators are considering the possibility that the driver of the truck lost control due to a mechanical failure, citing other state authorities. The fatalities include at least one minor, Hernandez added. Many travel in gr...

BJP veterans to take personal calls on contesting Lok Sabha elections BJP veterans to take personal calls on contesting Lok Sabha elections

The Election Commission of India (ECI) wrote to all the recognised national and state political parties saying that it had come to its notice that some parties were using photographs of defence personnel in advertisement as part of their political ...

Colombia Plane Crashes, No Survivors Colombia Plane Crashes, No Survivors

The aircraft was reportedly operated by Laser air service and had departed from San Jose del Guaviare. A plane crash in Colombia on Saturday left all 12 people on board dead, according to Colombia's Civil Defense. "At the moment of flying over the ...

US may demand 'allies' pay 150% for privilege of hosting troops US may demand 'allies' pay 150% for privilege of hosting troops

Several U.S. officials say the White House has asked the Defense Department to gather data on the costs of keeping troops other countries and how much those nations contribute to the expenses. He declined to provide details on any ongoing deliberatio...

Lavalin loses bid to negotiate agreement to avoid criminal trial Lavalin loses bid to negotiate agreement to avoid criminal trial

On Friday, they renewed their calls for Trudeau to resign . But Scheer dismissed Butts's testimony as "damage control" and said the buck stops with the prime minister, reported the Toronto Sun . In Canada, the attorney general is supposed to exer...

Britain will not accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk: Lewis Britain will not accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk: Lewis

May relies on DUP votes to get her legislation passed after she lost her parliamentary majority. According to him, Great Britain would be free to leave the suggested single customs territory, aimed to avoid a physical border with Ireland.

Spain’s nursing Spain’s nursing "house of horrors" reveals deceit of elders

They said alarm bells started ringing after they discovered the couple under arrest had persuaded Maria to move from her expat home in Tenerife to the Spanish mainland and offered to look after her before "cancelling out her will" as they allegedly h...

‘Good news’ for Iran soon, PM Imran tells President Rouhani

His remark came after the Iranian President had urged him to take "decisive" action against a militant group that claimed a deadly suicide attack in a border area. Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Hassan Rouhani agree to strengthen intellige...

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