Global News

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:30

SCHOHARIE , N.Y. -The site of a devastating accident that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party , including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has long anxious locals, according to a manager of the store that sits at the intersection where the accident happened.

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:28

Hurricane watches have been issued for the Alabama-Florida border, meaning hurricane conditions are expected within the next 48 hours as the storm continues to rapidly intensify. The 75-mph storm could reach major hurricane strength by the time it approaches the northeastern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday night or Wednesday. Scott activated 500 National Guard troops in advance of the storm.

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:07

The exchange, between Pompeo and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing , displayed an unusually stern tone from both sides, amid rising tension between the world's two largest economies. A stalemate followed with the two countries struggling to agree over the exact terms of the vaguely worded deal secured in Singapore, with the U.S.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:17

The head of Interpol went missing last month, after leaving France for China . Mr Meng, who was formerly China's vice minister for public security and a head of Interpol China, was elected president of Interpol in November 2016.

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:47

Sharif was arrested on charges of misusing authority and corruption in the housing scheme during his tenure as the chief minister of Punjab province from 2013 to 2018. The least the 10 day remand implies is solitary confinement. "Sharif was called for interrogation in "Saaf Pani" case and detained in the Ashiana Housing case".

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:43

The forecast path for Tropical Depression 14 as of Sunday morning, October 7. The depression is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm late Sunday, possibly reaching category 1 hurricane status by the time it approaches the Florida panhandle Tuesday night.

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:32

Members of the French organization Pompiers de l'urgence leave after checking for signs of life on their device at a heavily damaged Mercure hotel caused by the massive quake and tsunami in Palu , Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Friday, Oct. "I'm still confused", he said, when asked where he will pray now. Authorities warned survivors against theft in Palu , a city in Indonesia's central Sulawesi province that bore the brunt of the devastation and is still struggling to recover, Agence ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:26

But the accusations deepen Moscow's isolation at a time when its diplomatic ties with the West have been downgraded over the poisoning of an ex-spy and while it is under United States and European Union sanctions over actions in Ukraine . Wilson said the group had also carried out attacks on the UK Foreign Office and Porton Down Defence and Science Laboratory in the wake of the Skripal poisoning.

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:18

French police have told Reuters that there is an investigation going in France about his disappearance, what has been termed as a "worrying disappearance". According to Meng's bio on Interpol's website, he has nearly 40 years of experience in criminal justice and policing, during which he's dealt with issues related to legal institutions, narcotics control, counterterrorism, border control, immigration and worldwide cooperation.

by | October 05, 2018 | 19:27

A vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation could come as early as this weekend. But Mr Trump's Republicans are more confident they will win the vote after two wavering Republican senators responded positively to an Federal Bureau of Investigation report on accusations of sexual misconduct against Mr Kavanaugh.

by | October 05, 2018 | 18:32

Russians have offered to take one of the colleagues to the ISS for a short training period, which would play an important role in India's first manned mission to the space. Artemyev conducted one spacewalk together with a fellow Russian. The spacewalk timed out at 7 hours and 46 minutes, the longest in Russian space program history.

by | October 05, 2018 | 18:03

During her testimony before the Senate committee, Ford told at least some of the story of how she came to use her therapists' records against Kavanaugh. "The bad treatment of Dr. Ford and Ms. Ramirez tells every woman in this country to keep sexual assault to themselves", Feinstein concluded. Avenatti said in a tweet Wednesday that the unidentified woman "is prepared to meet with the Federal Bureau of Investigation today and disclose multiple facts and witnesses".

by | October 04, 2018 | 20:13

And Britain's cyber security chiefs say they have "high confidence" Russian intelligence was responsible for a strike on Wada in August 2017. Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan, speaking from London, said Thursday's reaction is notable. Vladimir Lenin insisted on its independence from other secret services.British Prime Minister Theresa May has said GRU officers used a nerve agent to try to kill former double agent Sergei Skripal , who was found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury in ...

by | October 04, 2018 | 19:38

Theresa May astonished Conservative party members by beginning her keynote speech at the party's conference by dancing to Abba . Well aware of her limited dancing skills, she made everyone laugh at her own expense as she was seen swaying along the tunes of ABBA's Dancing Queen .

by | October 04, 2018 | 16:53

As Senate Republican leaders marched toward a final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination, the three Republicans who could be key to whether Kavanaugh is confirmed - Senators Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski - criticized Trump for mocking Ford at a political rally in MS on Tuesday.

by | October 04, 2018 | 15:01

And he floated a series of policy ideas, including halting the HS2 rail link and building a bridge to Ireland. May has shown little sign of moving away from her blueprint, and had tried to put on a show of unity at her party conference in the central English city of Birmingham.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:37

According to a preliminary schedule, drafted with the expectation that the Senate will receive the report Wednesday evening, Republicans will read the first hour, starting at 8 a.m. Speaking briefly to reporters, Collins said: "The president's comments were just plain wrong". "Wholly inappropriate and entirely unacceptable" chimed in Murkowski.

by | October 03, 2018 | 19:44

Shortly after Prof Ford's dramatic testimony to the Senate committee last week, Mr Trump said she was "very compelling" and described her as a "very fine woman". Many Republican senators have said they view the accusations and subsequent questions as desperate delay tactics on the part of Democrats. I don't remember.

by | October 03, 2018 | 18:13

He said Kavanaugh seemed willing to "mislead senators about everything from the momentous to the mundane" to ensure his ascension to the high court. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. Kavanaugh would replace Anthony Kennedy, who he once served as a law clerk, on the top court. "Something's stewing out there that wasn't stewing two weeks ago".

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:43

The FBI will also question Leland Keyser and P.J. Smyth, two people who Ford said were at the gathering of teenagers where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her. He reiterated his earlier claims Tuesday that nowadays you are "guilty until proven innocent", and stepped up his line of argument that men are under attack in America, without mentioning survivors of sexual assault.

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:48

Zaev pledged to honor the results of the vote, despite the boycotts and the low turnout. Skopje, Macedonia―Macedonians went to the polls Sunday to vote on whether to re-name their country North Macedonia in a bid to settle a long-running row with Greece and unlock its path to NATO and European Union membership .

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:25

BE BEST , was launched with "the goal of combating some of the issues that children face today by shining a spotlight on successful programs and organizations that teach children the tools and skills needed for emotional, social and physical well-being", Melania said last week.

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:04

As the FBI completed interviews with four people as part of its one-week investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh , moderate Republican Senator Jeff Flake said he was anxious about the conservative federal appeals court judge's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday.

by | October 02, 2018 | 21:57

Arthur Ashkin was recognized for inventing " optical tweezers that grab particles, atoms , viruses and other living cells with their laser beam fingers". It also found a use in laser therapy targeting cancer and in the millions of corrective laser eye surgeries which are performed each year. Speaking by phone to the academy, a moved Strickland said she was thrilled to receive the Nobel prize that has been the least accessible for women.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:42

The increasing violence and targeting of the U.S.in Iraq is the latest sign of increasing tensions between the USA and Iran , which is subjected to harsh economic sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Basra hosts one of three United States diplomatic missions in Iraq. While Iran's consulate was destroyed during the protests, no one was injured.