Demonstrator loses hand at Paris ‘yellow vest march

Eight police officers were lightly injured during clashes with protesters in Bordeaux. The movement of the "yellow jackets" holds protest rally for the 13th time , as usual, at the end of the week. Politicians from across the political spectrum co... More..

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra makes debut on Twitter
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra makes debut on Twitter

Congress President Rahul Gandhi pulled a surprise last month by appointing his younger sister a party general secretary. Priyanka is a big hope for the party in the make-or-break state of Uttar Pradesh ahead ...More..

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido warns military on blocked aid
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido warns military on blocked aid

He directed his comments at soldiers deployed to a bridge connecting Venezuela with Colombia . Maduro has rejected humanitarian aid as a United States ploy to intervene in Venezuela, calling the deployme...More..

Nadler Joins Some Dems In Condemning 'Anti-Semitic Tropes' In Omar's Tweet
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Nadler Joins Some Dems In Condemning 'Anti-Semitic Tropes' In Omar's Tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is facing backlash from all sides of the political spectrum after suggesting that American leaders only support Israel because Jews pay them to. "Is she also Islamophobic for attacking ...More..

Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Trump has offered no specifics about when he would bring home US troops from Afghanistan but has said progress in negotiations with the Taliban would enable a troop reduction and a "focus on counter-terrorism"....More..

Winter weather forecasted to strike again Tuesday
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Winter weather forecasted to strike again Tuesday

As it now looks, the heaviest snow may actually occur overnight and into early Tuesday morning. It looks like students could be in for more snow days this week. A little glaze of ice is possible by late Mo...More..

Princess Ubolratana disqualified as Thai PM candidate
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Princess Ubolratana disqualified as Thai PM candidate

On Friday, King Vajiralongkorn denounced his sister Princess Ubolratana Mahidol's unprecedented bid for political power as inappropriate . The Election Commission's Monday announcement came hours after the r...More..

Polar bears invade Russian islands
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Polar bears invade Russian islands

In this photo, polar bear Uslada walks with its five-month-old cub in their enclosure at the St. Petersburg Zoo, April 24, 2014. The bears had no fear of signals used to scare them off as well as of patrol ca...More..

Abduction of Woman From Miami Tire Store Caught on Security Footage
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Abduction of Woman From Miami Tire Store Caught on Security Footage

According to investigators, the woman was taken Friday night outside of La Ceiba Tire Shop, located off Northwest 36th Street, near 22nd Avenue, in Miami's Allapattah neighborhood. "He takes her from the rest...More..

by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Special weather statement calls for mixed bag of weather on Wednesday

Precipitation will turn back to snow Tuesday night as colder air returns in the wake of the low pressure system. Some areas received more than a foot of snow, and meteorologists say more is on the way early...More..

Gov. Ralph Northam calls slaves ‘indentured servants’ in Gayle King interview
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Gov. Ralph Northam calls slaves ‘indentured servants’ in Gayle King interview

Another possibility: Fairfax simply hangs on as he disputes the allegations. Fairfax was accused by two women of sexual assault , including rape by one of the women. "And these accusations are very, very ser...More..

Gaza officials: Israeli fire kills 2 Palestinian teens
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Gaza officials: Israeli fire kills 2 Palestinian teens

On Sunday, the Gaza Health Ministry said that Ahmed Abu Jabal, 30, succumbed to bullet wounds sustained on the Gaza border the previous week. The body of Ori Ansbacher, 19, was found in the woods in the West ...More..

At least 70 die in India after drinking spurious liquor
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

At least 70 die in India after drinking spurious liquor

Eight more deaths were reported in another tragedy blamed on tainted liquor in Kushinagar district, also in Uttar Pradesh, regional official BD Gupta told the dpa news agency. Several officials associated with ...More..

May urges United Kingdom lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

May urges United Kingdom lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal

Labour's Brexit policy chief Keir Starmer told the Sunday Times newspaper that his party would seek to use the debate in parliament this week to prevent May from waiting until the last minute to come back with ...More..

Western Sydney Wanderers support Hakeem Al-Araibi by hiding Thai Airways sponsorship
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Western Sydney Wanderers support Hakeem Al-Araibi by hiding Thai Airways sponsorship

As a recognised refugee travelling on an Australian travel document, Araibi should never have been subject to an Interpol red notice. He has been living in Melbourne, where he plays for a semi-professional foot...More..

Despite talks, not yet reached any conclusion to end hostilities: Af Taliban
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Despite talks, not yet reached any conclusion to end hostilities: Af Taliban

For the US, the priority was securing a commitment from the Taliban that it would never again allow a terrorist group to use Afghanistan as a staging ground to attack the USA or its allies, and an agreement in...More..

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches — Sunday snow totals

People really shouldn't be hitting the roads tomorrow, if they do they should be home before the afternoon. All activities are cancelled and the District Office is closed to the public. The snow will be winding...More..

Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Special weather statement issued, calling for significant winter storm on Tuesday

The snow is expected to taper off to flurries on Wednesday. Before that takes effect, an inch or two of snow is expected Sunday evening into Monday morning. A large storm will threaten to disrupt travel and d...More..

5 young teens charged with killing a singer in Nashville
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

5 young teens charged with killing a singer in Nashville

According to Metro police, Tennessee law says three of the five can be identified because they are charged with homicide and they are over the age of 13. Officers later recovered the stolen Chevy Colorado, whic...More..

Canada sentences man who killed 6 in mosque
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Canada sentences man who killed 6 in mosque

Sentences that exceed an offender's life expectancy and offer no reasonable hope of release are "grossly disproportionate and totally incompatible with human dignity", he wrote in his 246-page decision. Justice...More..

New tiger introduced to London Zoo immediately kills its mate
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

New tiger introduced to London Zoo immediately kills its mate

Seven-year-old tiger Asim was brought to the zoo as a mate for Melati. Zookeepers who acted quickly were able to safely get Asim back in a separate area, but it was too late. But after Asim approached Mel...More..

Plane abandons landing as Storm Erik batters Heathrow with winds
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Plane abandons landing as Storm Erik batters Heathrow with winds

Met Office forecaster Jenny Rourke said southern parts of England are likely to be the coldest next weekend, when temperatures could start to plunge. According to the reports, the incident occurred due to the ...More..

European Union tougher regulations unlikely to stop Nord Stream-2
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

European Union tougher regulations unlikely to stop Nord Stream-2

Under the compromise, which threatened to open a rift between the EU's two most powerful countries, Berlin will remain the lead negotiator on the project. The proponents of policy change argue that the line is ...More..

Florida man suspected of DUI appears to dance through sobriety test
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Florida man suspected of DUI appears to dance through sobriety test

Deputies said after knocking on the window and shouting, the man, identified as 33-year-old Christopher Ryan Larson, eventually woke up, but he seemed disoriented. Video shows him bouncing, moving his arms back...More..

No plan to meet Xi before deadline
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

No plan to meet Xi before deadline

CNBC first reported Thursday that Trump may not meet with Xi before March 1, citing a senior administration official . Trump said: " Maybe . Probably too soon". (0501 GMT) on March 2. Trump has threatened ...More..

Eight-storey apartment building collapses in Istanbul, two dead
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Eight-storey apartment building collapses in Istanbul, two dead

The death toll from the collapse has risen to three, with 12 others injured, the Istanbul governor's office announced on Thursday. As emergency teams worked around the clock in search of any more survivors tr...More..

PM Modi launches developmental projects in Andhra Pradesh amid protests
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

PM Modi launches developmental projects in Andhra Pradesh amid protests

Despite recent efforts to improve bilateral ties in both countries, disputes over the mountainous Indo-China border - which triggered a war in 1962 - and the region that China claims as southern Tibet have re...More..

Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver's licence after crash
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Prince Philip, 97, gives up driver's licence after crash

Norfolk Police confirmed the news Saturday evening, adding that "the investigation file for the collision has been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service for their consideration". The accident, on January 17, ...More..

Winter Storm Warning for Sierra Starts Friday
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Winter Storm Warning for Sierra Starts Friday

The snowstorm that blew into the Puget Sound Friday forced the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials throughout the region worked to get people off the streets and into shelters. Many businesses c...More..

Whitaker Cuts off Nadler: 'I See That Your Five Minutes is Up
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Whitaker Cuts off Nadler: 'I See That Your Five Minutes is Up

The House Judiciary Committee prepared the subpoena, at the same time the Senate Judiciary Committee was supposed to vote to send the nomination of William Barr to become Attorney General to the floor short...More..