Monday April 6-th, 2020

Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Volunteer Firefighter Killed In "Freak Accident" Identified As Young Newlywed Samuel McPaul

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has confirmed two fatalities, believed to be a father and his son, as a result of bushfires on the south coast of New South Wales. The firefighters were working on the Green Valley fire at the time which has b...

Authorities: Gunman in Texas church shooting had ties to New Jersey Authorities: Gunman in Texas church shooting had ties to New Jersey

He shot Kinnunen six seconds after the shooting started, killing him. President Donald Trump is praising the "heroes" who shot and killed the gunman who opened hearth on churchgoers in a Texas Church on Sunday. Bethel is the pastor of Grand Ave...

Australia sending aid by sea to towns cut off by wildfires Australia sending aid by sea to towns cut off by wildfires

So far, 12 people have been confirmed dead during the crisis, while four were still missing. More than 200 homes have burned down in deadly bushfires racing along the Australian coast. She told Australian Broadcasting Corp radio, "We have got blust...

Gardai are treating death of man found in Cork as murder Gardai are treating death of man found in Cork as murder

He added that he would not say if the murder took place in the area where the body was found. Castlegrenna House is an imposing two-storey detached house at the city end of Boreenamanna Road in Cork. The Coroner has been notified and a post-mortem ...

Operations resume at Iraq's Nassiriya oilfield Operations resume at Iraq's Nassiriya oilfield

The closure of the facility did not affect Iraq's exports, according to the Oil Ministry, as additional extractions in Basra were redirected to compensate for the shortages. Iraq is the largest producer, after Saudi Arabia, in the Organization of P...

Tips for sticking to your New Year's resolutions Tips for sticking to your New Year's resolutions

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Father and son killed in NSW bushfires Father and son killed in NSW bushfires

She said it was a "very tough day" on the South Coast. Property inspectors would tour fire sites across NSW throughout Wednesday and authorities would be seeking to clear and open arterial roads. Responding to the Green Valley fire in Jingellic, th...

Happy New Year! New Zealand parties to welcome 2020 Happy New Year! New Zealand parties to welcome 2020

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. During the event, nearly $1 million was raised for communities struggling with fires and drought. Many areas across the country have been ravaged by intense fires, mostly ...

IL governor pardons 11,000 for low-level marijuana convictions IL governor pardons 11,000 for low-level marijuana convictions

IL governor JB Pritzker granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of thousands of such expungements anticipated under the state's new marijuana legalization law. The governor ...

Judge orders Alex Jones to pay $100000 in Sandy Hook case Judge orders Alex Jones to pay $100000 in Sandy Hook case

In a December 20 ruling, Judge Scott Jenkins ruled that Jones owed $65,825 in fees and sanctions for disregarding an October court order over witness production and other materials. Added to an earlier October order against Infowars, Mr Jones and I...

Correctional officer cadets fired for giving Nazi salute Correctional officer cadets fired for giving Nazi salute

Dozens of West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DCR) Academy trainees are expected to be terminated, and several other employees of the facility will likely be disciplined, following a Monday press release from the state's gover...

Thousands Told To Jump Into The Ocean As Australia's Raging Fires Approached Thousands Told To Jump Into The Ocean As Australia's Raging Fires Approached

With the coastal town of Mallacoota ringed by wildfires and the main road in and out of town cut off, residents and holidaymakers were forced to head to the local gymnasium or waterfront as embers swept through the town. A British man in Australia ha...

Donald Trump ally Erik Prince may have broken Venezuela sanctions Donald Trump ally Erik Prince may have broken Venezuela sanctions

The person said Prince did not discuss any business nor receive anything of value during his trip - actions that would've violated US financial sanctions on Maduro's socialist government. Another person familiar with the visit said that Prince's dinn...

Times Square prepping crystal ball to ring in 2020 Times Square prepping crystal ball to ring in 2020

Tom Brennan, Waterford Crystal Master Artisan joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the design and what is happening with the 2020 ball drop. More than one million people are expected to crowd Times Square in New York City on New Year's Eve to watch the c...

How Cops Tracked Down Monsey Hanukkah Stabbing Suspect How Cops Tracked Down Monsey Hanukkah Stabbing Suspect

Grafton E. Thomas, 37, was held without bail after appearing in federal court in White Plains on five counts of obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs by attempting to kill with a risky weapon and causing injuries in the Saturday attack.

Here's how people attending the Sydney fireworks can help the firefighting effort Here's how people attending the Sydney fireworks can help the firefighting effort

It's also put pressure on officials to reconsider the New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney. The council added that it donated $620,000 to support communities and wildlife affected by bushfires and drought. They look at our vibrancy, they look at...

‘World’s oldest rhino’ Fausta dies in Tanzania aged 57 ‘World’s oldest rhino’ Fausta dies in Tanzania aged 57

Records show that Fausta lived longer than any rhino in the world and survived in the Ngorongoro wild for more than 54 years before it was kept in a sanctuary for the last three years of its life in 2016. Fausta was living in the Ngorongoro Crater,...

French oil refineries blocked as pension strike hits day 23 French oil refineries blocked as pension strike hits day 23

However, the reformist, pro-business president is determined not to do what a previous government did when faced with prolonged strikes over pension reforms 24 years ago and back down. Another passenger, Audrey, a saleswoman, said she was in favour o...

Hong Kong scraps New Year's Eve fireworks after mass demonstration planned Hong Kong scraps New Year's Eve fireworks after mass demonstration planned

Some shoppers argued with police in olive fatigues and helmets who blocked walkways in the mall. Paul Chan, the financial secretary of Hong Kong , said that the economy of Hong Kong is predicted to shrink in the fourth quarter of the curre...

New Year’s Eve forecast: A rainy, windy end to 2019 New Year’s Eve forecast: A rainy, windy end to 2019

It will be warmer in the south overnight with temperatures staying above 5 degrees. But it will feel much colder because strong westerly winds will blow steadily from 7 to 13 miles per hour and gusting up to 25 miles per hour under mostly cloudy s...

Hong Kong protesters demand mainland China traders leave Hong Kong protesters demand mainland China traders leave

Reports indicate Hong is set for multiple protests in the New Year starting Tuesday in several areas including Lan Kwai Fong, Victoria Harbour and in popular shopping malls. Hong Kong police have arrested about a dozen protesters and used pepper spra...

50 killed in Bangladesh due to cold wave 50 killed in Bangladesh due to cold wave

The hospitals are overcrowded with people who suffer from colds like influenza, dehydration and pneumonia. Some 17 people died of acute respiratory infection, reports have said adding that 33 died from diarrhea across Bangladesh from November 1 t...

Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks should be cancelled: NSW state deputy premier Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks should be cancelled: NSW state deputy premier

London and Sydney light up with huge firework displays, and NY residents and tourists gather in Times Square to witness the famous ball drop. According to the petition, $5.8 million AUD (about $4 million) was spent on fireworks in Sydney a year ago...

PSNI 'working with Government' after honours blunder PSNI 'working with Government' after honours blunder

The U.K. Cabinet Office might be fined for privacy violations if the investigation shows that the Cabinet Office has broken data rules, the Information Commissioner's Office said, according to The Telegraph . While the cabinet office has yet to iden...

Scooty owner challaned Rs 6,100 for Priyanka Gandhi’s helmet-less ride Scooty owner challaned Rs 6,100 for Priyanka Gandhi’s helmet-less ride

Another Hindi tweet said, "Whosoever creates hindrance to the continuous "yagya" of the "sanyasi" (seer) for public service and public welfare, will face punishment (Sanyasi ki lok seva aur jan kalyan ke nirantar jaari yagya mein jo bhi baadhaa utpan...

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