Rush-hour traffic alert as snow hits southern England and Wales today

British Airways has also canceled some short-haul flights tomorrow due to adverse weather conditions. "There's no cars on the other side of the road so it must be completely blocked somewhere", he said. A number of North Devon schools have also clo... More..

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Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' talking wall funding with Dems
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' talking wall funding with Dems

A top Democrat acknowledged that "everything is on the table", including the border barriers demanded by Trump. Even Trump's Republican allies acknowledge he may only get a fraction of it. "Meanwhile, the numbe...More..

Facebook plans content oversight board, tightens paid ad rules
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Facebook plans content oversight board, tightens paid ad rules

Secondly, Facebook is "planning to set up two new regional operations centers, focused on election integrity, located in our Dublin and Singapore offices" for better response to election-related challenge...More..

European officials to visit Dublin for no-deal Brexit planning
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

European officials to visit Dublin for no-deal Brexit planning

Senior EU officials have insisted it can not be rewritten, however, and the Withdrawal Agreement is the only deal possible. Fears about a no-deal scenario within the Irish government have reached an acrimon...More..

Acadia National Park reopens at full strength after shutdown
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Acadia National Park reopens at full strength after shutdown

Numerous employees were furloughed during what became the longest government shutdown in USA history. While the park was kept open during the 35-day-long shutdown and the closure came at the slowest time of...More..

Trump responds to Roger Stone's arrest in Mueller investigation
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Trump responds to Roger Stone's arrest in Mueller investigation

His campaign activities have always been under scrutiny by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating allegations of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. According to the N...More..

Bomb attacks at church kill many in southern Philippines
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Bomb attacks at church kill many in southern Philippines

The first blast left bodies strewn on the floor amid destroyed pews. And as police and soldiers rushed to help the wounded, a second bomb exploded at the auto park. Security forces say the group is composed of ...More..

Migrant Mob Swells to Over 12000, Headed for U.S. Border
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Migrant Mob Swells to Over 12000, Headed for U.S. Border

The United States sent the first Central American asylum seeker back to Mexico through a crossing at the border city of Tijuana on Tuesday, Mexican authorities said, as part of the Trump administration's ...More..

Purported hackers stole evidence to tarnish Mueller probe
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Purported hackers stole evidence to tarnish Mueller probe

Mueller's team also argued that the information would fall into the hands of Yevgeniy Prigozhin, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin who has been nicknamed "Putin's chef" because his catering company Co...More..

'The View' Host Sunny Hostin Confronts Chris Christie With Blunt Trump Question
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

'The View' Host Sunny Hostin Confronts Chris Christie With Blunt Trump Question

Chris Christie said that "one of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes" he prosecuted more than a decade ago when he was a USA attorney was committed by the father of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and...More..

Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Latest Fan on the Right: Steve Bannon
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Latest Fan on the Right: Steve Bannon

And while the majority of Ocasio-Cortez's supporters appear to be left-leaning, the self-described democratic socialist also seems to have found support in a less likely place: Among President Donald Trump's ...More..

We can strike Brexit deal if backstop is changed, says NI Secretary
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

We can strike Brexit deal if backstop is changed, says NI Secretary

Asked repeatedly what could replace the backstop in the deal he said: "There are a number of options, there are issues in terms of having time limits, issues in terms of exit clauses, issues in terms of technol...More..

More snow on the way - Met Office issues another weather warning
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

More snow on the way - Met Office issues another weather warning

The yellow warning for snow and ice , valid until 11am, covers the whole region. A yellow weather is in place for the region. . Motorists faced hard driving conditions on Tuesday morning as snow and s...More..

Labour MP: People's Vote not Labour policy but 'on the table'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Labour MP: People's Vote not Labour policy but 'on the table'

Aidan Gough of InterTrade Ireland said participating in cross-border exporting is making an "important contribution" to the performance of individual businesses, local rural economies, and the border economy on...More..

Chance Of Snow And Ice For The Isle Of Wight
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Chance Of Snow And Ice For The Isle Of Wight

Snow is heading to Scarborough - if the forecast is correct! Very cold tonight with a mix of clear spells and wintry showers. Snow showers will be most frequent in western quarters of Northern Ireland and...More..

Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

Malaysia Goodson fell onto the subway platform at the 7th Avenue station on Monday night while trying to maneuver her one-year-old daughter Rhylee in her stroller down the stairs. The station where Goodson was ...More..

US, China resume high-stakes poker in trade talks
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

US, China resume high-stakes poker in trade talks

Since a year ago, the world's two largest economies have exchanged tit-for-tat tariffs on more than $360 billion in two-way trade, with the largest amount, more than $250 billion, imposed by Washington . The t...More..

Stacey Abrams to deliver response to Trump's State of the Union
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Stacey Abrams to deliver response to Trump's State of the Union

Abrams rose to prominence past year as a Democratic champion of voting rights, relentlessly attacking her opponent for using his position as the state's top elections official to crack down on voter fraud by pu...More..

Projected wind chills could force schools to take 'cold days'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Projected wind chills could force schools to take 'cold days'

In more rural areas, school districts have to consider where students live and the types of conditions they might be seeing that are different than many urban areas. Parent Centers can be reached by phone at ...More..

US Intel Heads List North Korea, Not Border, as Threat to US
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

US Intel Heads List North Korea, Not Border, as Threat to US

The summit aims at fastening the process of denuclearization of Korean peninsula while Pyongyang is seeking lifting of United Nations sanctions. On the Iran nuclear deal, the CIA's Ms. The report also sai...More..

Boy calls 911 to get help with homework
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Boy calls 911 to get help with homework

You had a bad day at school? BUNDY: Oh, what subject do you have homework in? While the police department tweeted that it doesn't "recommend 911 for homework help", one of its sergeants told BuzzFeed New...More..

These Are The Most And The Least Corrupted Countries In The World
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

These Are The Most And The Least Corrupted Countries In The World

The index released on Tuesday (Jan 29) also shows that, globally, most countries continue to fail in reining in corruption significantly, said Berlin-based Transparency International. "As India gears up for...More..

Trump Campaign Threatens to Sue Former Staffer For Publishing Tell-All Book
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Trump Campaign Threatens to Sue Former Staffer For Publishing Tell-All Book

Just a few minutes after, Trump's campaign announced legal action would follow. Leaks and advanced copies of the book reveal what Sims portrays as chaos throughout the White House, expletive-filled outbursts...More..

Heckler to Howard Schultz: 'Don’t help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Heckler to Howard Schultz: 'Don’t help elect Trump, you egotistical billionaire'

Apparently, the president is on the same page. "I would suggest to Mr. Schultz to truly think about the negative impact that that might make", Castro added. If Schultz does run, not only can he expect a Venti...More..

United States democracy under attack like never before: Kamala Harris
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

United States democracy under attack like never before: Kamala Harris

During her time on the committee, Harris has refrained from accusing Trump of any wrongdoing, but she has slammed Russian Federation for trying to turn Americans against one another and called Moscow an adversa...More..

UAE's gender equality awards won entirely by men
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

UAE's gender equality awards won entirely by men

When the Dubai government posted photographs of the winners being handed their prices on its official Twitter , they were met by mockery, with some even asking if the account had been hacked. "One of those dud...More..

Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to 8 counts of murder
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to 8 counts of murder

Bruce McArthur , wearing a black sweater, stood up and said "guilty" to eight times as the charges were read. The remains of seven of the men were found concealed in planters at a Toronto property where M...More..

Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'

The Sheriff's Office is also thanking the community for their support during the investigation. Wondering how he remained uninjured, Hughes said that a bear had kept Hathaway safe . Fortunately, after two ...More..

Top Pakistan court upholds Christian woman's blasphemy acquittal
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Top Pakistan court upholds Christian woman's blasphemy acquittal

On Oct 31 a year ago, a five-judge SC bench had reversed the judgements of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and the trial court thus setting aside the conviction and death sentence awarded to Aasia Bibi , who had b...More..

No-deal Brexit would cost Ford up to $1.3b
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

No-deal Brexit would cost Ford up to $1.3b

Ford (F) said that a "no-deal" Brexit would cost it $800 million in 2019. "We, along with many of our peers, have repeatedly called for clarity". Harrington told an audience of German industrialists: "This ...More..