Friday, 19 April 2019
Latest news
Home » Global


Commonwealth Games: 13 missing African athletes could be avoiding returning home


Nso said team officials had notified Australian police. Chaudhry added: "There are six athletes in the apartment". Anish Bhanwala shattered the Commonwealth Games record to become India's youngest gold medallist in the history of the event as he claimed a dominant victory in the men's 25 metres rapid fire pistol competition at Gold Coast 2018 today. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: Allies' bombing is 'legally questionable'


Jeremy Corbyn urged Theresa May to postpone the attack on Syria during a midnight telephone conversation on Friday. Corbyn's call for negotiations over further military intervention in a conflict that has already killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions comes as the Tory government-led by Prime Minister Theresa May-is keeping the line with the USA and France " on a steady march " toward attacks on Syria, according to Politico . Read More »

Heavy rain and possible severe weather expected Sunday


Tuesday will be sunny with low humidity and afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 70s. The clouds will clear ot on Monday and temperatures will be more like late opposed to mid April. After reaching daytime highs in the upper 60s to near 70, we tumble into the upper 30s to around 40 overnight. You can track heavy storms with's Interactive Radar or swipe over to the radar feature on Live Alert 19 . Read More »

Bulgaria condemns chemical weapon attack in Syrian town of Douma


Trump on Monday promised a decision on Syria within hours, declaring that Russian Federation or any other nation found to share responsibility for Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians will "pay a price". September 14, 2013: Then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Lavrov reach a deal that calls for the removal or destruction of Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014. Read More »

Top Homeland Security aide quits on Bolton's second day


Mr. Bossert's resignation coincided with the arrival of John R. Bolton as the president's national security adviser, and was an unmistakable sign that Mr. on time and under budget!" Bolton's strategy has proved markedly different than that of Larry Kudlow, the national economic adviser, who has offered to keep all of former economic adviser Gary Cohn's team and has made few waves at the national economic council. Read More »

Pentagon gives details on damage to Syria airstrike targets


Recalling the consistent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation condemnation of Syria's continued use of chemical weapons, the alliance chief said the alleged use of such weapons had been a clear breach of worldwide norms and agreements. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said the strikes had wholesale support. U.S., France and Britain are set to come together with and brief North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on the strikes on Syria in an emergency meeting on April 14, Reuters reported. Read More »

Police called to hospital protest for terminally ill boy Alfie Evans


And today they returned to protest further against the decision taken by Mr Justice Hayden , who ruled that it was in Alfie's best interests for his treatment to be withdrawn. The family's legal team at the Christian Legal Centre said an air ambulance team whose services were engaged by the couple was blocked by Alder Hey from taking Alfie to overseas. Read More »

Erdoğan and Putin discuss Syria crisis in phone call, seek solution


The U.S. support to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is dominated by the PKK terrorist group's Syrian affiliate, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), and its armed wing, the People's Protection Units (YPG), made Turkish governments focus on elimination of the group from northern Syria.While Russia provided heavy military support to Assad, his presence in leading the regime has been a matter of disagreement between Ankara and Moscow. Read More »

Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy as next speaker


House Speaker Paul Ryan told colleagues Wednesday he wouldn't seek re-election in November, implicitly starting the race to replace him. Now McCarthy needs to work hard to win over the House Freedom Caucus, the most conservative faction among House Republicans, numbering 40 members. Read More »

Tornado watch issued Friday for North Texas


In addition to the heavy snow, strong winds gusting between 40 to 50 miles per hour will bring the possibility of blizzard conditions to west central Minnesota. The main threats are looking to be more high winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado or two can't be ruled out. The weather threats are expected to include damaging winds on Friday ahead of the early Saturday cold front. Read More »

(Audio) One More Blast Of Winter Weather


A winter weather advisory has been issued for Saturday and Sunday , as a wet, cold couple of days will lead to sleet and ice accumulations in much of the area. Light rain and a few thunderstorms tracked through overnight in northeast Iowa. A RED FLAG WARNING is in effect for Franklin County until 8PM for the dry and windy conditions. Read More »

Suspect accused of killing MA cop reportedly had 114 prior offenses


A police officer was shot and killed Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant in the Cape Cod town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. He pleaded not guilty to murder at Barnstable District Court on Friday. after the suspect fatally shot Gannon, CBS 5 reported. Gannon was Yarmouth's first full-time K-9 patrol officer, and his dog, Nero, was also shot in the incident, according to Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. Read More »

Ex-FBI deputy director faulted by Justice Dept. on media disclosure


McCabe has denied allegations that he misled the IG. Trump fumed in an exclamation point-ridden tweet that McCabe "LIED!" But McCabe insisted that the move was crassly political - the Trump administration was simply trying to discredit him, as part of a broader attempt to obstruct and delegitimize the special counsel's investigation. Read More »

Friday of protest in Gaza


In northern Gaza , a large Israeli flag was burned. Israeli forces have shot dead at least 31 Palestinians, including a journalist, and wounded many hundreds since the protests began, drawing worldwide criticism of the lethal tactics used against the protesters. Read More »

U.S. still assessing intelligence on Syria chemical attack: Mattis


Mattis' remarks at a House Armed Services Committee hearing followed a series of Trump tweets this week that initially indicated he was committed to bombing Syria but later suggested he was awaiting further advice and assessment. Other allies have been more cautious, but the United Kingdom government said Thursday the global community must "take action" against Syria to deter future use of chemical weapons . Read More »

China March new loans rise to 1.12 trln yuan but miss forecasts

In a move to further force China to lower the billions of goods trade surplus running with the US, Trump unveiled tariff representing about $50 billion of technology, transport and medical products early this month, drawing an immediate threat of retaliatory action from Beijing. Read More »

Who would be Mueller's boss if Rosenstein goes?


President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that he will continue to follow the advice of his lawyers and cooperate with special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Prior to the Cohen raid, Mueller's team had wanted to finalize a report on whether the president obstructed justice in the Russian Federation investigation in the next few months, with three sources telling NBC News that report could have come as early as May or as late of June. Read More »

President Trump Pardons Scooter Libby


Lewis "Scooter" Libby , a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney . Libby expressed great appreciation to Trump saying "for over a dozen years we have suffered under the weight of a bad injustice". This was the next pardon of rsquo & Trump;s tenure. Given the timing, and given the familiar details of the Libby case, Trump's reason for doing so seems obvious: He wanted to send a very clear message that he is perfectly willing to pardon government officials who stay loyal to the ... Read More »

Unnao rape case: CBI arrests accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar


With possibility of arrest of BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) tonight submitted it's interim probe report to the Uttar Pradesh government. Union minister Smriti Irani said stern action will be taken against those found guilty in the Unnao rape case and condemned any efforts to "politicise" such cases. Read More »

Conn. sub teacher arrested for holding after school 'fight club'

Doing so would bring in an estimated $147 million annually and, if those demands were met, OEA said they would call off the walkout. OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley said, "Recent discussions focus exclusively on education funding and exclude public safety, veterans' services, mental health, protective services, or any other state agency services". Read More »

Moving forward from the Zuckerberg testimony


It's Facebook's toxic combination of unsettled privacy and corporate power that demands still more scrutiny: how a single player became so damn dominant, whether it leverages that dominance in anticompetitive ways, and ultimately what tools Washington might exercise, if any, in the face of that consolidation. Read More »

Taliban Kill a Governor and Overrun a Government Compound


Fighting went on for about three hours until fresh troops were deployed to the district and the Taliban escaped from the area. Mujahid gave a higher casualty figure among the Afghan forces, which the Taliban often do, exaggerating their achievements on the battlefield, and a significantly lower death toll among the insurgent attackers. Read More »

Red Sox starter leaves after one inning with possible injury


The benches cleared then as well, but mostly yelling ensued. The umps ejected Austin , Kelly, Yanks reliever Tommy Kahnle and Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin in an eventual 10-7 NY victory, ESPN reported. Cora was asked if he would've taken offense to such a slide. With further testes expected, Price's status should be updated some time after the game. Read More »

Comey: John Kelly called Trump "dishonorable" for firing me

Trump has called Comey a "leaker", accused him of running "the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation" and used him as a means to challenge the FBI and the Justice Department. 'No matter what his grandstanding book says, Comey has already confirmed multiple times under oath that neither President Trump nor his staff asked him to stop the Russian Federation investigation, ' the website says, citing answers in his June 2017 Senate testimony. Read More »

Timberwolves Clinch First Playoffs Berth in 14 Years


Justin Anderson led the Sixers with 25 points, and Dario Saric had 24. NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 22 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks and three steals, and New Orleans assured itself no worse than the sixth seed in the Western Conference. Read More »

Donald Trump weighs USA rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership


During a trade meeting with Republican senators, Trump reportedly asked White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to take another look. The move could mark the beginning of a stunning shift for Trump , who railed against the Trans-Pacific Partnership during the campaign and made withdrawal from the pact a priority during his first week in office. Read More »