Sunday April 5-th, 2020

Massive swarm of grasshoppers sweeping through Las Vegas Massive swarm of grasshoppers sweeping through Las Vegas

This Thursday, July 25, 2019, photo shows grasshoppers on a sidewalk outside the Las Vegas Sun offices in Henderson, Nev. "It appears through history that when we have a wet winter or spring these things build up", Jeff Knight , state entomologist...

Trump takes aim at China’s developing nation status at WTO Trump takes aim at China’s developing nation status at WTO

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are set to travel to China Monday for the first high-level, face-to-face trade negotiations between the world's two biggest economies since talks broke down in May.

Marines arrested for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses Marines arrested for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses

Marine spokeswoman Major Kendra Motz said the charges were a "mixed bag" and not all of the arrested Marines were accused of human trafficking. They told authorities that they planned to pay $8,000 to get into the U.S. The Marines, Byron Darnell Law ...

Romanian police chief fired over slow response; 15-year-old girl dies Romanian police chief fired over slow response; 15-year-old girl dies

Police discovered the girl's human remains and jewelry at a house and arrested for questioning a 65-year-old person. Chanting anti-government slogans and carrying Romanian flags, the protesters marched from Victoria Palace, the government headquart...

Sudan paramilitaries involved in deadly June 3 raid: probe Sudan paramilitaries involved in deadly June 3 raid: probe

Under a new power-sharing accord between the opposition and the military, there is supposed to be a fully independent investigation once a new government is in place. Sudan TMC has formed an investigation committee after the mass killing of the prote...

Arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg issues stringent style guide to staff Arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg issues stringent style guide to staff

The Conservative Party politician, who is an Old Etonian and stickler for tradition, has outlined an extensive list of words that his staff are banned from using in correspondences with his constituents and fellow MPs. 'The use of the words is to hid...

Who are the five men scheduled to be executed under federal law? Who are the five men scheduled to be executed under federal law?

After robbing and shooting the victims with a stun gun, he covered their heads in plastic bags, sealed them with duct tape, tied them to rocks and tossed them into the IL bayou. Alfred Bourgeois beat to death his own 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter a...

Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave

The largest fires are located in Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, and Buryatia. President Vladimir Putin's envoy in Siberia said Thursday that there was no need to declare an emergency unless carbon monoxide concentration exceeds allowable limits. The Coperni...

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats - campaigner Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats - campaigner

Petersburg days after she alerted friends that her name had appeared on a website that encourages the "hunt for homosexual, bisexual and transgender people". However, Marina Ken, one of the demonstrators, said that "Yelena was killed because she wa...

Protests in Moscow: Russian police arrest hundreds at election demonstration today Protests in Moscow: Russian police arrest hundreds at election demonstration today

Security was tight in central Moscow on Saturday and six people were arrested in front of city hall hours before the protest started, according to OVD-Info, which monitors arrests during demonstrations. Activists said the number was likely much highe...

Vaping company may have intentionally targeted teens Vaping company may have intentionally targeted teens

In the second day of hearings about youth vaping and Juul Labs, a House subcommittee asserted Thursday that the company targeted children and teenagers. Jim Jordan said to Monsees. "You don't ask for permission, you ask for forgiveness", he said. "...

Donald Trump says GOP treated Obama easier than Democrats are treating him Donald Trump says GOP treated Obama easier than Democrats are treating him

Trump is recalling a genteel time that did not exist.TRUMP on Democrats: "All they want to do is impede, they want to investigate". With regard to the inquiry into Russian Federation and the hearing this week involving former FBI Special Counsel Ro...

RT fined £200,000 in Britain for neglecting impartiality RT fined £200,000 in Britain for neglecting impartiality

In total, Ofcom investigated 10 RT programmes broadcast between March and May previous year, concluding that seven breached rules on due impartiality regarding matters of political controversy. Relations between London and Moscow sank to a post-Cold ...

USA will not intervene to keep the value of dollar USA will not intervene to keep the value of dollar

The US government will not intervene to weaken the value of the dollar, despite persistent concerns about actions by other countries to influence their currencies, a top White House economic aide said Friday. Dollar Index, a measure of the U.S. curre...

Donald Trump Floats Barack Obama Investigation: 'Let's Look into His Book Deal'

Trump noted that Congressional Democrats remain focused on investigating him, his administration , and his campaign even after special counsel Robert Mueller was unable to establish collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

Infant twins found dead, 'foaming at the mouth,’ in back of auto Infant twins found dead, 'foaming at the mouth,’ in back of auto

Their dad, 39, hasn't been named but he has been taken into custody for questioning. A source told WPIX that the 37-year-old man went to work at the Veterans Affairs hospital nearby. Police said when he returned to the Honda hours later and drove o...

Shayna Jack: Australian swimmer tests positive for banned substance Shayna Jack: Australian swimmer tests positive for banned substance

At the time, she cited "personal reasons" for her withdrawal. The 20-year-old mysteriously withdrew from the World Swimming Championships in Korea just days out from the meet. Jack claimed gold medals as part of the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 20...

Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods

An IAF chopper has been pressed into action to support rescue efforts. NDRF spokesperson Sachidanand Gawde said, "Of the total 1,000 passengers, we have so far rescued over 500". Incessant rains have paralysed the entire city of Mumbai and its su...

Young American suspected of killing Rome policeman Young American suspected of killing Rome policeman

The thieves are acknowledged to admire stolen a bag, then organized to fulfill and put it on the market abet to the proprietor for €100 (£90; $111). Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has equipped his condolences on Twitter, describing the unintere...

Bronx man arrested at JFK Airport for plotting to join Taliban Bronx man arrested at JFK Airport for plotting to join Taliban

The charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. A NY man who planned to join the Taliban in Afghanistan and kill American forces was arrested at the JFK Airport on Friday, federal officials said. In recorded conversations with the ...

Tinder is launching a travel alert for LGBTQ users in hostile countries Tinder is launching a travel alert for LGBTQ users in hostile countries

The alert will also be triggered when app users have enabled the Tinder Passport function and are connecting or matching with people in locations around the world. However, users will be able to make their profiles visible if they wish to take th...

Queen uses Dyson fan to keep cool in Buckingham Palace Queen uses Dyson fan to keep cool in Buckingham Palace

For her part, the Queen kept things professional on social media, posting about her meeting with Johnson in the most general of terms. The fan in question is a discontinued Hot + Cool Link Purifier, that promised not only to keep the room cool ...

Boris Johnson won't move into Number 10 - with Sajid Javid offered it Boris Johnson won't move into Number 10 - with Sajid Javid offered it

Announcing his departure, Foreign Secretary Mr Hunt acknowledged he had been supplied an more than a couple of role but had turned it down. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said the United Kingdom would meet that deadline "no ifs, no buts", add...

High court allows use of Pentagon funds for border wall High court allows use of Pentagon funds for border wall

Lawyers for the government had asked the Supreme Court to step in on an emergency basis and unblock the use of the funds while legal challenges proceed in the lower courts. The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, will hear t...

Two quakes hit the Philippines, deaths confirmed Two quakes hit the Philippines, deaths confirmed

He said more doctors may be needed if the number of injured from interior villages rises. Another 5.4-magnitude quake was recorded around 9:24 a.m. and was felt at Intensity 4 in Basco. An air force helicopter and a plane were en route to Batanes t...