Saturday December 14-th, 2019

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia finally receives building permit after 137 years Barcelona's Sagrada Familia finally receives building permit after 137 years

Construction of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia may have started 137 years ago, but the emblematic basilica only got a building permit on Friday. The Catholic temple's designer, Catalan modernist Antoni Gaudí, had asked for a permit in 1885 from the ci...

Windy and cooler, scattered showers and storms too Windy and cooler, scattered showers and storms too

It will be warm and quite humid with highs in the low 80s and dew point values approaching 70 degrees. A wave of steady rain is traveling over central IN this morning. The rain will be scattered in nature Sunday morning and afternoon, then become a...

Biden leads tighter top tier in Iowa Biden leads tighter top tier in Iowa

Kamala Harris of California, who only has 7 percent of the support. Nearly 20 Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning in early-voting Iowa in an effort to show their level of early support in the kick-off caucus state. According to J. A...

Passenger feared to have fallen overboard on cruise ship

They discovered she was missing the next morning. A teenage passenger has gone overboard the Norwegian Epic cruise ship during a Meditteranean cruise. The ship is now expected to head straight back to the homeport in Spain with a scheduled arri...

Pelosi Responds to US Immigration Deal with Mexico: ‘We Are Deeply Disappointed’

He should be above that". King later said again that the attack on Pelosi "detracted so much from the outstanding speech he gave". Barr previously testified to the Senate that Mueller had told him he did not conclude that Trump had committed a crim...

Crane collapses during storm in Texas, killing one woman Crane collapses during storm in Texas, killing one woman

Two people are also in critical condition, three in serious condition and one person was already released from the hospital, Dallas Fire-Rescue said. The view from Chopper 11 shows the extent of the damage cause by the crane collapse. "I saw that t...

Police link 60 murders to ‘most prolific serial killer in US history’ Police link 60 murders to ‘most prolific serial killer in US history’

A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a now 79 year old prison inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in US history. The FBI in February released sketches drawn by Little of some o...

"Man-made crisis": Cuba's support for Maduro 'not negotiable' despite United States sanctions

While the United States imposed a sweeping travel ban on Cuba earlier this week, curtailing tourist and private travel to the island after the number of American visitors swelled during the first four months of 2019, and has allowed American firms ...

Strong Winds, High Temps in NorCal’s Yolo County Fuel 1,800-Acre Fire Strong Winds, High Temps in NorCal’s Yolo County Fuel 1,800-Acre Fire

The company says if necessary, it could cut power to about 30,000 customers there. The shut down would begin at 9 p.m. local time in and around the Sierra Foothills, an area spanning parts of Butte, Yuba, Nevada, El Dorado and Placer counties nor...

UK PM race: Sajid Javid gains, ire over Boris threat to EU UK PM race: Sajid Javid gains, ire over Boris threat to EU

The party's former Welsh Assembly leader Andrew RT Davies has also rallied to Mr Johnson, describing him as a "proven winner" in the newspaper. "We are ready to work once again for an orderly Brexit". But the experience of Greece, when it threatened ...

Trump Administration Says No to Flying Gay Pride Flag on Embassy Flagpoles Trump Administration Says No to Flying Gay Pride Flag on Embassy Flagpoles

This year, USA diplomats said, embassies were told they can display the pride flag in other places, including inside embassies, but that requests to fly it on the flagpole must be specifically approved. State Department policy dictates that embassies...

Tommy Robinson punches England football fan outside Nations League game Tommy Robinson punches England football fan outside Nations League game

A voice, thought to be Robinson's, can also be heard confronting the victim's friend, saying: "F** a href="https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/tommy-robinson-punches-england-fan-16461112" *obtain by The Mirror , has been leaked after the behavi...

Barking fire: Blaze breaks out in east London flats Barking fire: Blaze breaks out in east London flats

The Met Police has said that people were evacuated from the block and that it believes nobody has been injured in the fire. Another picture showed the smoking block of flats with flames partly extinguished and a fireman's hose spraying on it.

Maldives welcomes Indian Prime Minister Modi Maldives welcomes Indian Prime Minister Modi

This is Modi's first foreign visit after his re-election as Prime Minister, reflecting the importance India attaches to its "Neighbourhood First" policy. Modi is due to address the Maldives parliament at a special sitting on Saturday evening. A del...

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze

In a separate letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday, they urged "both the federal government and California to resume discussions and to remain open to regulatory adjustments". "We strongly believe the best path to preserve good auto jobs ...

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second

Biden is still the front-runner with 24 percent of the support of likely caucus-goers, but that's down from December's survey when he registered 32 percent of support, the survey said. "There's always been a question mark as to how many can get any r...

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets

But critics say people in Hong Kong would face unfair trial and torture under what they say is China's unfair court system, and it would lead to the city losing more of its independence. "It may be useless, no matter how many people are here". Sund...

Moldovan court relieves Dodon of presidential duties Moldovan court relieves Dodon of presidential duties

The president also advised people not to respond to provocations and threats and not to participate in rallies organised by the Democratic Party. More than three months after an inconclusive parliamentary election, Moldova has formed a new governme...

Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths

Authorities fear that there may be more victims police have not been alerted to in more houses since the women were found days, and in one case weeks, after their deaths. Police say all three homicides took place in abandoned homes and their bodies w...

UK prime minister candidate admits having taken cocaine UK prime minister candidate admits having taken cocaine

Johnson, an ex-London mayor, has previously suggested he may also have tried to use cocaine, but later denied he had actually taken the drug . Speaking to the Daily Mail on Saturday, Mr Gove said: "I took drugs on several occasions at social eve...

19 injured, buildings damaged in apparent explosion in Swedish town of Linkoping 19 injured, buildings damaged in apparent explosion in Swedish town of Linkoping

Police had no suspect and no one has been arrested. Swedish public radio reported that a large blast had destroyed the windows and balconies of a five-story residential building and damaged other neighboring buildings. The cause of the explosion...

Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit

Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the G20 group of the world's top economies are expected to note the "downside risks" to the global economy from trade battles, notably between the top economic superpowers China and the US. The widenin...

China deeply concerned about United States arms sale to Taiwan China deeply concerned about United States arms sale to Taiwan

Taipei's defence ministry has formally asked for 108 M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, more than 1,500 Javelin and TOW anti-tank missiles , and 250 shoulder-fired Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, it said in a statement. The request was proceeding "as n...

Sri Lankan president sacks intelligence chief over Easter attacks probe Sri Lankan president sacks intelligence chief over Easter attacks probe

At a meeting with Senior Ranks of Sri Lanka Police today the President said the Attorney General had informed him, there are five cases on the 04/21 attacks before the Supreme Court and appointing a PSC at such a time sets a negative impact on the pr...

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader

But in one humiliation after another for May, the plan has been rejected three times by Parliament, doomed by both lawmakers who wanted more of a clean break and those who wanted a softer Brexit that kept close economic ties to the bloc. Further ro...

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