Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets Man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets

The man took a flight from the Colombian capital Bogota to Mexico City, where he then boarded a flight to Japan. The flight, bound for Japan's Narita International Airport, had to make an emergency landing in Mexico's Sonora state after he began to...

Israel and Syria exchange fire amid soaring regional tensions Israel and Syria exchange fire amid soaring regional tensions

Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes in Syria, majority against what it says are Iranian and Hezbollah targets. The IDF attacked a missile launcher on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights Monday, after a round was sacked at an Israeli ...

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq: judiciary Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq: judiciary

Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have 30 days in which to appeal. Iraq has taken custody of thousands of jihadists repatriated in recent months from neighbouring Syria , where they were caught by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces...

Saudi Arabia intercepts armed Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi Arabia intercepts armed Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport

The rebels' Al-Masirah TV said earlier that the drone targeted military hangars at Jizan airport. That attack - the third against Najran airport in 72 hours - had targeted a Patriot air defense system, Al-Masirah said. "We are independent in our ...

'BJP victim of political untouchability, violence': PM Modi in Varanasi 'BJP victim of political untouchability, violence': PM Modi in Varanasi

He was greeted with thunderous applause and cheering. He said that China congratulated Mr. Modi's appointment as the Prime Minister of India's new government last week. From BJP, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also elected as a prime minister for two c...

Israeli Parliament May Dissolve In Ultra Orthodox Flap Israeli Parliament May Dissolve In Ultra Orthodox Flap

But he spoke shortly after parliament took the first step toward holding new polls, by preliminarily approving a law to dissolve itself. If the bill was indeed brought to the Knesset on Monday, all coalition parties were expected to support it, excep...

2 dead, including child, in stabbing attack in Japan 2 dead, including child, in stabbing attack in Japan

A spokesman for the Kawasaki Fire Department told AFP news agency that an emergency call was received at 07:44 local time on Tuesday (22:44 GMT Monday) stating that a number of schoolchildren had been stabbed. The suspect stabbed himself in the shoul...

Roofs fly off as tornadoes tear across Jefferson City Roofs fly off as tornadoes tear across Jefferson City

Officials initially asked that people wanting to help didn't come to the city to allow emergency officials to work, but now police are sharing how people can assist. Meteorologist Cory Rothstein said it's possible that tornado had a 50-mile path and ...

Fan support crucial for potential season 5 for Lucifer: makers Fan support crucial for potential season 5 for Lucifer: makers

So thus, passionate watchers have just begun shooting Twitter with solicitations for the fifth season. With saving the show , we've ended up with a new season, lots of development, and some exciting additions. "She uncovered, "[It's an] epic, ...

British interior minister Sajid Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May British interior minister Sajid Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May

Referring to the drubbing May's Conservatives received in European Parliament elections, Javid said the new party leader had to restore voters' trust. May's party is being pushed further to the right by the strong European election performance of the...

Dr .Erekat: Palestine will not attend the Manama meetin Dr .Erekat: Palestine will not attend the Manama meetin

Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), said Palestinians will not attend the US-organised conference in Manama, Bahrain to address economic aspects of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan .

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings

According to Musk, the initial group of 60 satellites contains production design spacecraft that are unlike when compared to the TinTin satellites. "There is a lot of new technology here, so it's possible that some of these satellites may not work"...

Swing fall case TD 'wanted to recoup medical bills' Swing fall case TD 'wanted to recoup medical bills'

Mr Varadkar said the incident occurred before she became a TD and he said: "it was a case that she took without any consultation with the Fine Gael party". The TD told the Sunday Independent that she wants to "draw a line in the sand" after her per...

Nepal says overcrowding not 'sole reason' for Everest death toll rise Nepal says overcrowding not 'sole reason' for Everest death toll rise

Four Indians, an Australian, an American and a Nepalese have died or gone missing on the mountain, besides one climber each from Britain and Ireland. Ten others died on five 8000-meter peaks in Nepal this season. Long line-ups of mountaineers have ...

Le Pen beats Macron as nationalists gain in European Union vote Le Pen beats Macron as nationalists gain in European Union vote

They are set to be the third biggest group in Parliament, with 108 seats, up from 69 in 2014. The EPP, whose lead candidate is Manfred Weber of the German Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU), is now the largest group in the European Parliame...

Utah police arrest uncle, continue search for missing 5-year-old girl Utah police arrest uncle, continue search for missing 5-year-old girl

Her uncle, Alex Whipple, 21, who had been at the house that night, was also gone. Whipple was later located walking alone in the Logan area and police say he's being uncooperative in their investigation of the girl's whereabouts. The search resumed...

Increased US presence in Middle East unsafe, says Iran Increased US presence in Middle East unsafe, says Iran

Iraq's foreign minister Mohammed Alhahkim suggested the alliance during a conference in Baghdad with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif. The escalation of the United States military presence in the region comes in the wake of a decision ...

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits

Iraq's foreign minister says Baghdad wants to mediate between the United States and will work to try and find a resolution to the crisis between its two allies. assets. "That's why they (the meetings) face a harsh reaction and resentment from th...

Pakistan Security Forces Foil Terror Attack Near Quetta Airbase Pakistan Security Forces Foil Terror Attack Near Quetta Airbase

The identification of bodies is in process, added the ISPR. Sunday's incident occurred in North Waziristan, where the movement is believed to draw much of its support. Residents of Datta Khel, a small town in North Waziristan, launched a sit-in lat...

Mike Pence to address diverse graduating West Point cadets Mike Pence to address diverse graduating West Point cadets

Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point's 985 graduating cadets - along with his boss - at their commencement ceremony Saturday. Pence told the graduates he brought them "greetings and congratulations from your commander in chief, President ...

South West results in full and how your area voted South West results in full and how your area voted

Marine Le Pen has been calling on President Emmanuel Macron to do the same in France, as preliminary results indicate that exit polls are correct and her National Rally party will defeat his left-neoliberal LREM party. The Brexit Party took 38 percen...

Analysts Convinced Trump’s Trade War Will Worsen; Stunt US Growth Analysts Convinced Trump’s Trade War Will Worsen; Stunt US Growth

Shares of S&P technology and industrial companies, bellwethers of trade sentiment, fell more than 2% on Thursday as the market slumped in a sign the conflict was being seen as a battle not just over trade but also about who controls global technology...

YS Jaganmohan Reddy meets PM Modi after YSRCP's landslide win in AP YS Jaganmohan Reddy meets PM Modi after YSRCP's landslide win in AP

YSRCP stormed to power, winning 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly. "If the BJP would have been limited to 250 seats, we wouldn't have had to depend so much on the central government". Addressing the newly-elected legislators of his party, Jagan Re...

Modi stresses trust as Imran calls to offer cheers Modi stresses trust as Imran calls to offer cheers

Modi had called Imran Khan on July 30, 2018 to congratulate him on his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerging as the largest political party in the general elections. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs Sunday said that during the ...

65-Year-Old California Man Killed by Shark in Hawaii 65-Year-Old California Man Killed by Shark in Hawaii

The County of Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety sent a helicopter and jetski to locate the man and bring him to shore, where officials performed CPR. Hers was the third fatal shark attack in Maui waters since 2013. His family said he had go...

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