Monday September 21-st, 2020

Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

No one was injured and no cars were trapped, Colorado State Patrol says. "The avalanche itself only deposited small amounts of debris in a creek away from the highway", a spokesman said. "Dangerous human-triggered avalanches are very likely". Ea...

EU offering long Brexit delay EU offering long Brexit delay "not possible" - trade minister Fox

Lawmakers rejected May's deal last month, largely because of concern that provisions created to guarantee that there are no physical border checks along the Irish border could keep Britain linked to the European Union indefinitely. European Union and...

Backed Syrian force says advances into final Islamic State enclave Backed Syrian force says advances into final Islamic State enclave

The SDF have now cornered the jihadists in their last stretch of territory near the border with Iraq in a final bid to flush them out. SDF and coalition officials had estimated more than a week ago that Baghuz held about 300 IS fighters, as well as...

Kenya helicopter crash: Americans and VIP pilot dead Kenya helicopter crash: Americans and VIP pilot dead

Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper reported that Magonga was also the pilot for Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto . The crash occurred Sunday night in Central Island National Park as two helicopters took off after a visit to the Lobolo tented ...

White House vending machine sells security clearances, and Trump & Kim’s love-hate summit White House vending machine sells security clearances, and Trump & Kim’s love-hate summit

Last week in Hanoi Trump and Kim met for the second time to try to negotiate a deal that would surrender some of North Korea's nuclear weapons arsenal in return for sanctions relief. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., a close Trump ally,...

50 people missing after pipeline explosion in Nigeria 50 people missing after pipeline explosion in Nigeria

The company already said that it had shut the Nembe Creek Trunk Line, NCTL, for emergency repairs following the detection of oil leakage. This version corrects by removing reference to Agip, Oando and Shell Petroleum Development Company as joint ow...

Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech

Trump said Saturday that conservatives "reject oppressive speech codes, censorship, political correctness, and every other attempt by the hard left to stop people from challenging ridiculous and risky ideas". It was Sanders' first major speech sin...

Dozens of metro churches closed Sunday morning ahead of winter storm Dozens of metro churches closed Sunday morning ahead of winter storm

However, if the storm worsens in the time before it arrives in New England, Greater Boston could get up to 9-10 inches of snow and the Cape would likely be the only area of the state to see less than 8 inches. The weather service said areas southeast...

Biden forced to retract remark Pence 'a decent guy' Biden forced to retract remark Pence 'a decent guy'

Earlier in the day in Omaha, Neb., Biden had commented on the icy reception Pence received at the recent Munich Security Conference, where Pence's praise for President Trump was met with stone-cold silence. During the speech in Nebraska last we...

Saudi prosecutors say women rights' activists to face trial Saudi prosecutors say women rights' activists to face trial

The statement however did not give a date when court proceedings will begin. The statement drew sharp criticism from rights groups. Several people with knowledge of their arrest have told The Associated Press that some of the women detained have ...

Active Wind Chill Advisory Active Wind Chill Advisory

In this cold of weather, you will need to dress in layers and limit time spent outdoors. In these dangerously cold conditions frostbite and hypothermia can set in in just minutes. "It's not going to be the same temperature as what we saw in January"....

Trump urges China to remove tariffs on US agricultural products Trump urges China to remove tariffs on US agricultural products

President Donald Trump said he has asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on USA agricultural products because trade talks are progressing well and he did not impose 25 percent tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday as originally planned.

Ice, ice, granny: Grandmother floats away during photoshoot Ice, ice, granny: Grandmother floats away during photoshoot

Her son was able to snap a nice picture during their outing to Diamond Beach , Jokulsarlon, but moments later a wave picked up the iceberg and Streng set sail. "He waded out into the roiling water and * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storyl...

US, China close to trade deal US, China close to trade deal

Trade Representative's office said that it would delay the scheduled hike in tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Negotiators for the 2 sides have made substantial progress and a final accord is close to being hammered out, according to ...

U.S. closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission U.S. closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission

The US State Department on Sunday formally set a date for the previously announced merger of its embassy in Jerusalem with the consulate, which was operating as the de-facto American embassy to the Palestinian Authority. The Palestinians in turn cut ...

Israel and Russia agree to co-operate on foreign troop exit from Syria Israel and Russia agree to co-operate on foreign troop exit from Syria

Over recent years, it has been advocating the review of the Iranian nuclear deal with an aim at resuming global pressure on Iran. Israel has pledged to stop Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, carrying out hundreds of air strikes ther...

Thousands protest against 5th term for Algeria's president Thousands protest against 5th term for Algeria's president

Bouteflika's decision to run next month has prompted rare, massive protests in recent days. Bouteflika has not directly addressed the protests. On Sunday, the deadline for presidential contenders to register their candidacy, hundreds of mostly...

At least a dozen tornadoes have touched down in Alabama and Georgia At least a dozen tornadoes have touched down in Alabama and Georgia

The National Weather Service announced just before 5 p.m. they would be sending out three survey teams on Monday to survey the damage from the Lee County tornado, as well as tornadoes in Autauga, Macon, and Barbour Counties. I think for most of our...

As many as 70 United Kingdom opposition Labour lawmakers oppose second Brexit referendum As many as 70 United Kingdom opposition Labour lawmakers oppose second Brexit referendum

Asked if shadow ministers who rebel on a Labour amendment for a second referendum would be sacked, he said: "Normally we will whip and that will be decided in the normal way by the chief whip and the shadow cabinet and the party overall".

Estonia general election: Reform party beats Centre rivals Estonia general election: Reform party beats Centre rivals

The lacklustre campaign has focused on bread and butter issues like taxation and public spending, as well as tensions over Russian language education for Estonia's sizeable Russian minority and the rural-urban divide. Sunday's vote in the North Atlan...

Lula returns to jail after grandson's funeral Lula returns to jail after grandson's funeral

Lula is now spending 12 years term in jail for fraud charges. At the funeral, the former president insisted on his innocence. Lula's website said he announced at the funeral that when he met Arthur in heaven, he would prove his innocence after al...

Scientists Shocked by Huge, Strange-Looking Fish Washed Up on California Beach Scientists Shocked by Huge, Strange-Looking Fish Washed Up on California Beach

But its first documented appearance in the Northern Hemisphere made them more cautious. Marianne Nyegaard , a marine scientist who discovered the hoodwinker sunfish species two years ago, said she would need physical evidence to determine if the...

New Orleans police suspect driver in crash that killed 2 was impaired New Orleans police suspect driver in crash that killed 2 was impaired

Investigators believe 32-year-old driver Tashonty Toney was impaired when he allegedly crashed into multiple cyclists along a multi-block stretch of Esplanade Ave on Saturday night. The carnage unfolded just blocks from the Endymion parade, one of th...

Shamima Begum: Dutch husband wants to take teenager to Netherlands Shamima Begum: Dutch husband wants to take teenager to Netherlands

Ms Begum, now 19, who gave birth to their child last month, was stripped of her British citizenship after a furore over comments she made regarding Islamic State and the Manchester terrorist attack. Critics of the decision say Ms Begum was a naive,...

Rand Paul reportedly to vote against Trump declaring national emergency at border Rand Paul reportedly to vote against Trump declaring national emergency at border

Paul's announcement, coming from an-otherwise close ally of the president, lays bare the discomfort many Republicans have had with the emergency declaration. Even so, congressional opposition to the emergency declaration is a welcome rebuke to the Tr...

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