Saturday June 24-th, 2017

India train derailment kills at least 50 India train derailment kills at least 50

Most crashes are blamed on poor maintenance and human error. The impact of the derailment was so strong that one of the coaches landed on top of another, crushing the one below, said Brig. National Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said in a tweet th...

Israel rejects French offer to take part in peace conference

Interpol will not consider a request by the Palestinian Authority to join the worldwide police force following intervention by Israel. The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) rejected a bid by the Palestinian government to join ...

Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires

Tuscaloosa and Birmingham have both tied or broken records for days without measurable rain; neither has had more than sprinkles since late September. "It's really like nothing we've done before", Stepp said Tuesday. Emergency workers in Tennessee ...

Yemeni officials, residents: 20 killed in city of Taiz

Riyadh launched the attack on Yemen in a bid to restore power to fugitive ex-president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi who is a close ally to Saudi Arabia. The government forces have pushed the Houthis out of several districts of the city, known for its cul...

Flynn: Outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

Flynn is widely reported Thursday Nov. 17, 2016, to be a potential contender to become national security advisor to USA president elect Donald Trump, although his appointment may be controversial. "The American people should not wonder where th...

Australian Prime Minister Got Trump's Number From Golf Great Australian Prime Minister Got Trump's Number From Golf Great

Before the APEC summit, which will discuss the dangers of a protectionist resurgence in the wake of Donald Trump's election win, Mr Turnbull said it was only through open trade and investment policies that countries could lift themselves out of pov...

Large anti-Park protest planned in Seoul, 4th amid scandal

She cited "information making the rounds that the president is preparing martial law as a last resort" and warned that the opposition will take legal measures against Park if she doesn't comply, according to the Chosun Ilbo newspaper. The investigati...

Missing Kansas newborn found in Dallas; 2 in custody

Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Albarca, who is 8 days old, is now in protective custody. Police say they spent the night interviewing friends and family members about the case, but there have been no developments in the case. Sgt. Nikki Woodrow said polic...

Obama arrives in Greece at start of his final foreign tour Obama arrives in Greece at start of his final foreign tour

As for the economic recovery efforts, he said, "we intend to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Greek people during this process". Trump, in his campaign, said he would not defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies who spent too little on d...

Trump's Pick of Jeff Sessions as AG Receives Divided Response

Sessions, during the same drug caucus, went after President Obama for not taking a stand against legalization: "One of our President's great failures, it is obvious to me, is his lax treatment and comments around marijuana", said Sessions.

Smoke from wildfires makes it to the area Smoke from wildfires makes it to the area

SC has imposed a ban on outdoor burning in five counties. The wildfire surge has burned over 7,500 acres of land in the state. "The way that the wind is blowing today, we're getting a good dose of the smoke", said Wendy Burnett, a spokeswoman for t...

College students to protest against Trump deportation plans

At the University of Memphis, students chanted "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here" and "No racists, no KKK, no fascist USA", The Commercial Appeal reported. "We acknowledge that many students don't feel safe on this campus and now ...

Brexit: Supreme Court decision on Article 50 unlikely before New Year Brexit: Supreme Court decision on Article 50 unlikely before New Year

On Tuesday, Sturgeon announced that the Scottish government would seek to join the next legal battle over MPs' right to vote on article 50, after the United Kingdom government's defeat in the high court last week. But Sturgeon will argue that May sho...

Cops: Woman hanged 1-year-old at day vehiclee, fled in auto Cops: Woman hanged 1-year-old at day vehiclee, fled in auto

Minneapolis Assistant Chief of Police Kris Arneson told reporters Friday that a parent dropping off their child at the day care center "rescued" the child and called 911 at about 9:45 am. Arneson said both will survive. None of the victims have ye...

Trump asks Rep. Mike Pompeo to be Central Intelligence Agency director Trump asks Rep. Mike Pompeo to be Central Intelligence Agency director

Pompeo's nomination to lead the Central Intelligence Agency also opens the prospect of the US resuming torture of detainees. Throughout the tumultuous campaign, Sessions remained loyal to Trump and advised him on a range of decisions and policy i...

In Letter, Hundreds of Cornellians Demand Sanctuary for Undocumented Students In Letter, Hundreds of Cornellians Demand Sanctuary for Undocumented Students

The petition has received more than 2,200 online signatures from current students and U-M graduates. Regardless of the tangible action ultimately taken, the student activists see hope for the future in the movement's momentum. Students activists ...

ATM Keypads In NYC Covered In Bacteria ATM Keypads In NYC Covered In Bacteria

It is practically impossible to avoid them, let alone as we press the keypads that everybody uses as well. In the paper, Carlton and her colleagues characterized the ATM microbes as "a record of both human behavior and environmental sources".

Trump taps conservative Kansas congressman for CIA

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has tapped three senior leaders of his national security and law enforcement teams, choosing Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Representative Mike Pompeo as Central Intelligence Agency director and Genera...

Trump calls New Zealand to express quake sorrow Trump calls New Zealand to express quake sorrow

Around 60 were to be evacuated yesterday and despite the experience, many planned to continue journeys to other parts of New Zealand, Mr Liu said. Kaikoura is close to the epicenter of the quake. At the time of the quake, Kaikoura's population of...

Trump attorneys to argue for delay in Trump University trial Trump attorneys to argue for delay in Trump University trial

President-elect Donald Trump will pay the bulk of a $25 million class action settlement - $21 million - to students who sued the businessman-turned-world leader almost seven years ago in California, just days before the first San Diego case was se...

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