Thursday April 2-nd, 2020

Forecast: Rain may mix with snow Wednesday evening into Thursday

A strong cold front will be pushing east Thursday . This will bring about the coldest air we've seen this autumn and the season's first forecast with snowflakes. Monday night ... Mostly cloudy with a low near 33. Some sun may break through clouds. ...

Three people in critical condition as protests rock 'heavy-hearted' Hong Kong Three people in critical condition as protests rock 'heavy-hearted' Hong Kong

Riot police stormed several shopping malls packed with families and children in the eastern suburb of Taikoo Shing on Sunday, including Cityplaza. Several people were wounded, with one man in a grey T-shirt, believed to be the knifeman, being beate...

Biden maintains lead in new national poll

The ABC News and The Washington Post poll released on Sunday found Biden with 27 per cent support from Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents, unchanged from an early September survey, reports Xinhua news agency. - Also in that poll, Sanders...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's sister captured by Turkish authorities Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's sister captured by Turkish authorities

A senior Turkish official called this arrest an intelligence "gold mine". Later, Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that Russia did not have reliable information that the United States military had carried out an operation to "d...

NYPD commissioner James O'Neill to step down

New York Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill resigned from his post atop the country's largest police force and will take a job in the private sector, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday. In Shea's tenure as chief of detectives, the pol...

Greek authorities discover 41 migrants in refrigerated truck, mostly Afghans Greek authorities discover 41 migrants in refrigerated truck, mostly Afghans

Upon rescuing the migrants , police admitted seven of them to a hospital for first aid. Police say all but two - an Iranian and a Syrian - were from Afghanistan , while six were minors, police said. Road accidents involving migrants have become m...

How President Donald Trump's tweets reshaped his presidency — Trump and Twitter How President Donald Trump's tweets reshaped his presidency — Trump and Twitter

Trump's tweets included praise for himself. Here are some of our findings. Twitter at the time stated it had to hold all accounts, including Trump's, to the "same rules", but that "among the considerations is "newsworthiness" and ' whether a Twee...

Trump wades into United Kingdom election, again Trump wades into United Kingdom election, again

If the party did stand down hundreds of candidates across the country it would improve the chances of Mr Johnson's Tories gaining a majority or remaining the largest party in a hung parliament. Johnson's Conservatives have an early lead in most opini...

Biden, Warren and Sanders top 3 national polls Biden, Warren and Sanders top 3 national polls

Elizabeth Warren and 17% for Vermont Sen. An NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll offered similar results, with Biden at 27 percent, Warren at 23 and Sanders at 19. Kamala Harris with 4%, Minnesota Sen. Americans are divided 49% to 47% on whether...

Indian capital banishes half its cars to curb hazardous air pollution Indian capital banishes half its cars to curb hazardous air pollution

Authorities have ordered schools to remain shut and banned construction work across the city until at least Tuesday. And inflammation in the nostrils and all. The SC questioned the validity of Delhi government's odd-even scheme, and asked it to submi...

Colorado Man Arrested in Plot to Bomb Historic Synagogue Colorado Man Arrested in Plot to Bomb Historic Synagogue

He allegedly told agents who contacted him via Facebook that he wanted to destroy the Temple Emanuel synagogue in Pueblo, around 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Denver, and "get that place off the map". They agreed to meet, along with the other u...

33 hurt as bus overturns in northern France 33 hurt as bus overturns in northern France

It is believed that passengers from the UK, France , the US, Spain, Australia, the Netherlands, Romania and Russian Federation were on board at the time. A spokesperson for FlixBus, a German transport company that operates intercity bus journeys a...

Brazil Amazon forest defender shot dead by illegal loggers

Bolsonaro says some economic development is necessary in the Amazon . He often expressed support for farmers and loggers working in the area, while criticizing environmental activists and reducing the budget of the Brazilian Environmental Protecti...

Holocaust survivors meet their saviour 75 years later Holocaust survivors meet their saviour 75 years later

Sarah, her mother Mari and her four brothers, including Yossi, were hidden by Melpomeni and her sisters at their home in the Greek city of Veria, where they remained for several months at the end of World War II until they managed to escape.

Trump loyalists refuse to appear before impeachment inquiry Trump loyalists refuse to appear before impeachment inquiry

At least four national security officials raised concerns with Mr Eisenberg about President Trump's dealing with Ukraine before his call with President Volodymyr Zelensky and immediately after it, the Washington Post reported last month. The White ...

Columnist sues Trump and says he defamed her over sexual assault claim Columnist sues Trump and says he defamed her over sexual assault claim

The two talked and shopped together until Trump allegedly cornered her in a dressing room, allegedly knocking her head against a wall, pulling off her tights and penetrating her either partially or fully until she was able to escape. 'Shame on those ...

Fatal collision on M23 during London to Brighton Veteran Car Run Fatal collision on M23 during London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

According to the eenwoordvoerder of the rally was the car's registered in the London-to-Brighton Rally is a special rally for pre-war cars. Millionaire oil tycoon and philanthropist Ron Carey, 80, was thrown "into the air like a ragdoll" after his ...

Trump Says This Guy Is DHS Chief 'Right Now' Trump Says This Guy Is DHS Chief 'Right Now'

Wolf, the acting undersecretary for policy at DHS, is a former lobbyist who was the chief of staff to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen until her ouster in April. It is possible Mr Wolf could take over temporarily while the work-around is put into place...

United Nations chief urges Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis United Nations chief urges Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

Speaking at a summit of Southeast Asian leaders in Bangkok - with Suu Kyi in the room - Guterres said he remains "deeply concerned" about the plight of the Rohingya ethnic minority. "In Rakhine state, we have the Rakhine community, and the Rohingya c...

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

The scope of that probe is not publicly known. The court did not consider whether the president is immune from indictment and prosecution while in office or whether the president may be ordered to produce documents in a state criminal proceeding.

NZ woman rescued near Greece coast after going missing on dinghy NZ woman rescued near Greece coast after going missing on dinghy

With no drinking water and chilly nights, she survived on a handful of boiled candies and wrapped herself in plastic bags. Her British sailing partner raised the alarm on Saturday morning after she had failed to return to the yacht. She was taken t...

China-led Asian trade bloc pushes ahead as India drops out China-led Asian trade bloc pushes ahead as India drops out

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP ) includes all 10 Southeast Asian countries plus China , Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. "Against the backdrop of a fast-changing global environment, the completion of the RCEP ...

Pirates kidnap 9 crew members from Norwegian ship Pirates kidnap 9 crew members from Norwegian ship

The ship was carrying a cargo of gypsum, a mineral commonly used as fertiliser, which was destined for Benin, according to the company, which said its vessel was boarded by pirates in the early hours of Saturday. "The families of the crew members hav...

Jury chosen for New Zealand trial in British tourist’s death Jury chosen for New Zealand trial in British tourist’s death

Millane was travelling in New Zealand as part of a year-long overseas experience, and was last seen alive on CCTV footage entering a hotel in central Auckland on the night she disappeared. "Vigils were held across the country. politicians and signi...

UK House speaker candidates vow to restore calm UK House speaker candidates vow to restore calm

UK MPs will begin casting their votes on Monday afternoon to whittle candidates down during a number of rounds, with the victor expected to be announced in the evening. Eight candidates are bidding to take on the role following Bercow's departure, wi...

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