Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Evacuations underway in Essex and Norfolk amid risk of severe flooding

Residents in Jaywick, near Clacton on Sea have been told to leave their homes. "Should residents need one a rest centre at the Mica Centre, 38a High Street, West Mersea CO5 8QA, will be open from 8am on Friday, January 13". Freezing temperatures br...

Obama declares historic civil rights sites national monuments Obama declares historic civil rights sites national monuments

Aside from civil rights, two other environmental monuments also got some love. The new Freedom Riders National Monument in the east Alabama city of Anniston will include the Greyhound bus station where a racially integrated bus of activists was at...

U.S. tanks and troops arrive in Poland U.S. tanks and troops arrive in Poland

The arrival of the troops will be announced in official ceremonies on Saturday. "What the Russian leadership would have understood is a powerful response", he said , casting the Obama administration's reaction as too weak. "Any country can regard ...

Ban Ki-moon with an Eye on South Korea's Presidency

Ban Ki Sang, the 69-year-old brother of the former United Nations chief, and his son, Joo Hyun Bahn, 38, arranged to pay a $US500,000 bribe upfront to the head of a Middle Eastern sovereign fund to buy the complex for $US800 million, and another $US2...

Lights Out at CIA Director Confirmation Hearing

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, asked Pompeo to comment on what King said were "very serious allegations" about Mr. Trump's ties with Russian Federation. Dianne Feinstein, who headed a lengthy investigation during recent years into the CIA's now defunct en...

Amazon India chief writes to Sushma, apologises

Swaraj, however, swung into action on Wednesday after a Twitter user Atul Bhobe posted on the micro-blogging website an old screen-shot of the portal of Amazon Canada, showing on sale the doormats themed on the national flag of India. "At no time d...

Michelle Obama shares 'love' for Barack over Twitter post his farewell speech Michelle Obama shares 'love' for Barack over Twitter post his farewell speech

The president does deserve credit for making the historic decision to send the US military into a foreign country to make sure the world's most wanted terrorist received the punishment he deserved. Donald Trump's looming role as the next president we...

Marine Le Pen Turns Up At Trump Tower

Le Pen, who is widely expected to be a front-runner in France's presidential elections this year, has blamed globalization and wide-scale worldwide migration for causing conflicts around the world. But her aides say she's not planning to meet with ...

Federation Internationale de Football Association gives Africa, Asia a surprise soccer World Cup new year gift

Also playing in their favour is the fact the World Cup hasn't visited the North and Central America region since the USA hosted the 1994 tournament, while the three countries in question already boast the required infrastructures. The US fell short...

Mattis Hearing Complete, Senate Committee Approves Waiver Mattis Hearing Complete, Senate Committee Approves Waiver

In his written answers to the questions submitted by members of the Committee, Mattis noted that the United States and India recently cemented Indias status as a Major Defense Partner. "Iran is the biggest destabilizing force in the Middle East and i...

Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating

In addition to the guilty pleas, VW will pay penalties and fines totaling $4.3 billion as well as "strengthen its compliance and control systems, including the appointment of an independent monitor for a period of three years". Around 8.5 million of ...

Thrillseekers rescued from Gold Coast ride Thrillseekers rescued from Gold Coast ride

Collective revenue for the parks was $3.6 million between their re-opening on December 10 through to December 31. 'It's absolutely vital and incumbent of the industry to make sure no stone is left unturned and [they are] keeping on top of the most ...

Trump administration to appoint yet another Goldman Sachs executive

The position, unlike Cabinet posts, does not require U.S. Senate confirmation, and Kushner will not be paid. Experts on presidential ethics have questioned whether having Kushner in the White House would violate nepotism laws. To those of you I've ye...

Indian government asks Amazon to tender unconditional apology for insulting national flag

Furious Sushma Swaraj responded immediately and expressed displeasure with the product and asked the site to withdraw all such items insulting the national flag. An online petition was signed by over 3,000 people to force Amazon to apologise and re...

United States might not shoot down North Korean ballistic missile: Carter

Former U.S. officials and other experts have said the United States essentially had two options when it came to trying to curb North Korea's fast-expanding nuclear and missile programs - negotiate or take military action. In a biannual report, the mi...

UAE ambassador wounded in Afghan attack

An Afghan official says twin bombings in Kabul have killed at least 22 people, including four women. The target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers' offices. "The vehicle was parked on the other side of the roa...

Active hostage situation at credit union in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

TUSCALOOSA -A hostage situation at Alabama Credit Union has ended shortly after Tuscaloosa police officers entered the building and took the suspect into custody. The FBI confirmed with WBRC that hostage negotiators are on the scene. Bryant Drive...

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys: Europe court

The court found on Tuesday that, although the Basel school had " interfered with " religious freedom by insisting that the girls attend swimming lessons with male classmates, no violation had occurred because it had been done in order to encourage " ...

Reporter who broke the news of World War Two dies aged 105

A year before the invasion, the young political activist, who was born in Leicester in 1911, was working with a charity in Europe, the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia. Indeed - Hollingsworth went on to report from conflict zones in...

Hunt for Shooter of US Official in Mexico Hunt for Shooter of US Official in Mexico

The Mexican authorities are now on a hunt for the gunman who had shot and injured a US consular official at the city of Guadalajara situated in the western region of Mexico. citizens in Guadalajara to "restrict their movements outside their homes and...

Personally in favour of Jallikattu: Venkaiah Naidu

With Tamil Nadu seeking Central ordinance for the conduct of Jallikattu this week, Union Minister M Venkiah Naidu today said it should be seen whether any amendment in this regard stands the scrutiny of law. Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said...

French Police Arrest 17 Suspects Linked to Kim Kardashian Robbery

This fact will finally put to rest the rumor about the robbery being a publicity stunt. Kardashian critics were dismissive of the entire ordeal, nearly going so far as to say a robbery at gunpoint should be expected if you live your life so publicl...

Pieces of missing plane's fuselage believed to be recovered from Lake Erie Pieces of missing plane's fuselage believed to be recovered from Lake Erie

City officials said Monday that large pieces of debris have been spotted on the lake bottom and will be brought to the surface from an area searched Friday, January 6th. Calling hours for four of those on board - John, Sue, Jack and Andrew Fleming - ...

Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness resigns

Martin McGuinness has said he will resign as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister in protest against the handling of the NI version of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which could end up costing taxpayers £490 million. Following Mr McGuinness'...

Two Saudi terrorism suspects shot dead in Riyadh

Saudi security forces on Saturday (Jan 7) shot and killed two suspected jihadists including an explosive belt maker during a police operation in the north of the capital, the interior ministry said. One of the men linked to a planned attack on one of...

North Korea Is Too Nuclear To Fail North Korea Is Too Nuclear To Fail

The United States has warned North Korea that it will shoot down any missile fired toward its territory and allies. "We only would shoot them down. if it was threatening, that is if it were coming toward our territory or the territory of our friend...

Flying with gun, ammo in checked luggage is allowed under TSA rules Flying with gun, ammo in checked luggage is allowed under TSA rules

According to the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ), you can transport a checked unloaded firearm in a locked hard-sided container. The Department of Homeland Security offers some tips on how to safely transport firearms and ammuniti...

Obama admits underestimating impact of hacking Obama admits underestimating impact of hacking

A crucial test of Republican support for Trump comes this week with the first confirmation hearings for his Cabinet picks. The US intelligence community released a report Friday saying that Putin ordered an "influence campaign" to meddle in the pre...

Dimitrov edges Nishikori for Brisbane title Dimitrov edges Nishikori for Brisbane title

Katerina Siniakova overcame a slow start to win her first WTA Tour title with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Alison Riske in the Shenzhen Open final. The 2014 US Open finalist received a bye in the first round, and despite cruising in the first set with ...

Giroud strikes late victor as Arsenal sneak by Preston

It's not about 11 and he is at the moment in good form. Arsenal made an emphatic start to the second half, with Ramsey smashing the ball into the net from the edge of the box in the opening minute after the restart. It will be exactly seven years o...

Israeli Embassy official plotted to 'take down' United Kingdom politicians

Shai Masot, a political officer at the London embassy, was recorded by al-Jazeera speaking in a clearly undiplomatic manner about a number of British MPs, including Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, who he called " an idiot ". The British deputy foreig...

Mosul battle: Iraqi government forces reach Tigris river

A commander said that Rapid Response forces had recaptured the Al-Salam hospital, where troops were cut off and mauled by the jihadists early last month. Meanwhile, Iraq and Turkey have reached an agreement to withdraw Turkish forces from an area clo...

Gunman at large after wounding United States consular official in Mexico Gunman at large after wounding United States consular official in Mexico

The video shows a man who appears to be stalking the US consulate employee, who a State Department official would not identify by name to LawNewz.com, citing safety concerns. The latest attack prompted the USA embassy to issue a security message on S...

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies

With the death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the two pillars and key to the equilibrium of the religious fascism ruling Iran has collapsed and the regime in its entirety is approaching overthrow. Until Imam Khomeini's death, he had an enorm...

Theresa May says that there is no 'muddled thinking' on Brexit Theresa May says that there is no 'muddled thinking' on Brexit

The prime minister said the United Kingdom would be able to secure control over immigration after it left the European Union and would then negotiate "the best possible trade deal" with the rest of Europe. May said her "thinking on this isn't muddled...

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