Saturday December 14-th, 2019

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits southern California on Independence Day Magnitude 6.4 quake hits southern California on Independence Day

The USGS said the quake - which initially was reported as magnitude 6.6 - was very shallow, at 5.4 miles, which would have amplified its effect. The main quake was also proceeded by a 4.2 magnitude natural disaster by approximately 30 minutes.

‘We’re sorry for the trouble.’ Facebook and Instagram are experiencing outages worldwide ‘We’re sorry for the trouble.’ Facebook and Instagram are experiencing outages worldwide

Facebook on Thursday posted on Twitter that the issues have nearly been resolved. TechCrunch's Zack Whittaker noted on Twitter that all of those image tags you may have seen were Facebook's machine learning at work. Twitter's other platfo...

Missing Aussie In North Korea Alek Sigley Found Missing Aussie In North Korea Alek Sigley Found

Australia had reached out to the government of Sweden for help in tracking him down, as a Swedish special envoy recently met with North Korea's foreign minister. Until 2001, when Germany joined, Sweden was the only western embassy in North Ko...

Mike Pence's plane called back to Washington due to emergency Mike Pence's plane called back to Washington due to emergency

There was no 'emergency callback.' Something came up that required the VP to stay in DC. In a statement, Granite Recovery Centers CEO Eric Spofford said, "We were so honored to host Vice President Pence to discuss the opioid epidemic, treatme...

Russian Federation dislikes arms race but has to protect itself: Putin Russian Federation dislikes arms race but has to protect itself: Putin

Apart from that, they focused on current issues of worldwide politics, such as the situation in Syria, Venezuela and Ukraine . On July 4, President of Russia Vladimir Putin will visit the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis . The pope and Putin...

Stowaway's body falls into garden of London home Stowaway's body falls into garden of London home

Another neighbor told the Press Association that he heard a "whomp" when the body hit the ground, and went upstairs to look out of a window. Authorities in London will conduct a post mortem on the man who fell from a Kenya Airways flight on S...

U.S. judge says teenager rape defendant from 'good family' deserves leniency U.S. judge says teenager rape defendant from 'good family' deserves leniency

Yet Troiano suggested that, in his view, the alleged incident was a sexual assault rather than a rape. But Troiano refused, pointing to GMC's background and saying that, in his view, a "traditional case of rape" involved more than one attacker usin...

U.S. refusal to give F-35s to Turkey would be ‘robbery’ - Erdogan U.S. refusal to give F-35s to Turkey would be ‘robbery’ - Erdogan

He said Turkey had already paid $1.4 billion, while its defence industry has ploughed significant sums into the warplanes´ production. US-Turkish disagreements over Ankara purchasing Russian S-400 air defence systems have started to die down ...

Tanzanian jailed for life over Kenya terror attack Tanzanian jailed for life over Kenya terror attack

Kenya does have the death penalty, though it has not executed anyone since 1987. Three suspects linked to the April 2, 2015 Garissa University terror suspects in court during a past session. They are terrorists, and terrorists have no place in so...

Royal Marines detain oil tanker on way to Syria Royal Marines detain oil tanker on way to Syria

Refinitiv Eikon mapping shows the Grace 1 sailed a longer route to the mouth of the Mediterranean around the southern tip of Africa instead of via Egypt's Suez Canal. The super tanker was documented as loading fuel oil in Iraq in December, but th...

26 killed in Honduras after fishing boat capsized 26 killed in Honduras after fishing boat capsized

Meza says the vessel Capt. The accident happened near Cayo Gorda, an area north-east of the easternmost point of the Honduran coast. Meza added that the bodies and the survivors would be taken to Puerto Lempira, the main city in eastern Hondura...

$5,000 tip on $55 bill leads to woman's arrest in Florida $5,000 tip on $55 bill leads to woman's arrest in Florida

DailyMail.com could not reach Wolfe for comment as she remains in custody. Michael Crane, Wolfe's boyfriend, said the couple had gotten into an argument because he refused to buy her a plane ticket to return to NY, according to the affidavit.

Sweden meets with North Korea 'over missing Australian student' Sweden meets with North Korea 'over missing Australian student'

The visit comes at a time of intense speculation about the alleged arrest in North Korea of the 28-year-old Sigley, a masters student in Korean literature at Kim Il-sung University in Pyongyang, who has been missing since last week and whose whereabo...

Nike's Betsy Ross flag sneaker controversy gets mixed Twitter reaction Nike's Betsy Ross flag sneaker controversy gets mixed Twitter reaction

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained that the symbol is linked to an era of slavery. In the tweets , Ducey called the decision "terrible" and said he was "embarrassed" for Nike and said he was ordering a state agency to pull ...

Resuming stalled negotiations: Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with ruling generals Resuming stalled negotiations: Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with ruling generals

Bashir was toppled by the military on 11 April after months of mass demonstrations against his rule. Mediators led by the AU and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have been trying to broker a return to direct talks between the two sides.

Dubai ruler’s wife flees ‘for her life’ to London Dubai ruler’s wife flees ‘for her life’ to London

It has been alleged that she secretly bought it a couple of years ago. Speaking after addressing the ICTU Bienniale conference in Dublin on climate change, Mrs Robinson said: "I have never been friends, except with Princess Haya ". "I think you ha...

North Korea criticizes USA action against overseas workers North Korea criticizes USA action against overseas workers

USA -based news website Axios reported Tuesday that Washington's special representative for North Korea told reporters this in an off the record briefing on their way back to Washington from South Korea on Sunday. But there was nothing positive in ...

Alek Sigley: Australian missing in North Korea released

At Australia's request, Swedish delegates met with North Korean officials this week to raise the issue of Mr Sigley's disappearance. The NK News reports that Sigley, who has not been heard from for more than a week, is now "safe and sound" in Chi...

Tunisia 'wanted' man blows himself up after police chase Tunisia 'wanted' man blows himself up after police chase

Smiri, according to the interior ministry spokesman , Sofiene Zaag, was about to carry out a terror attack against security forces. "When forces began shooting, he blew himself up with an explosive belt he was wearing". Tunisia, the birthplace of Ar...

N.Korea says US 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite wanting to talk N.Korea says US 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite wanting to talk

FILE - Members of the U.N. Security Council vote to tighten sanctions on North Korea at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 7, 2013. But last month Russian Federation and China blocked the sanctions committee from declaring that Pyongyang breached...

Julian Castro praises Nike, compares Betsy Ross flag to Confederate flag Julian Castro praises Nike, compares Betsy Ross flag to Confederate flag

Clay Travis: "If you don't like someone's radio show, choose not to listen to it". Why don't we just have a Nike celebration of the cross-those symbols are symbols of hate . Conservatives were wrong to decry "political correctness" on Nike's part ...

Son of UAE ruler, Khalid al Qasimi, found dead at London home Son of UAE ruler, Khalid al Qasimi, found dead at London home

The 39-year-old designer was a graduate in architecture and fashion design from Central Saint Martins in London and presented his first collection, which was launched in collaboration with the designer Elliott James Frieze, in the capital in 2008.

Biden’s support from black voters cut in half after debate Biden’s support from black voters cut in half after debate

Biden still holds a clear lead over the rest of the Democratic field based on an average of polls maintained by RealClear Politics . While the results were positive for Harris - she saw her support almost double from 7 percent to 16 percent - th...

Manslaughter charges dropped against shot pregnant mum Manslaughter charges dropped against shot pregnant mum

Jones was five-months pregnant when she was shot in the stomach in a December altercation. "After reviewing the facts of this case and the applicable state law, I have determined that it is not in the best interest of justice to pursue prosecution ...

Suspected food poisoning downs several guests at Imelda’s birthday bash Suspected food poisoning downs several guests at Imelda’s birthday bash

Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with 261 friends and supporters rushed to Manila hospitals with suspected food poisoning. "We have reached out to those affecte...

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