Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

Full train service to resume tomorrow morning (Thursday) Full train service to resume tomorrow morning (Thursday)

The incident, which happened at Barrow upon Soar, near Loughborough in Leicestershire, means no direct trains are operating between London St Pancras and stations north of Leicester, including Sheffield and Nottingham. The line is not expected to reo...

Obama Commutes Prison Sentences Of 214 Drug Offenders Obama Commutes Prison Sentences Of 214 Drug Offenders

President Barack Obama has shortened prison sentences for 214 federal prisoners, The Associated Press reports. The US has one of the world's highest incarceration rates, in part the result of tough mandatory sentences for drug offences, which are ...

South African local elections kick off with high voter turnout South African local elections kick off with high voter turnout

The ANC remains the party to beat, having won more than 60 percent of the vote in every election since the end of apartheid. They tell me that there was too much sacrifice under apartheid and although they are angry with their ANC, they are unwilling...

Tropical Storm Earl expected to become hurricane by landfall Tropical Storm Earl expected to become hurricane by landfall

In addition, a hurricane watch is in effect for the east coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula from Punta Allen southward to the Belize-Guatemala border. Earl will likely be upgraded to a hurricane before hitting land, the National Hurricane Center sai...

Trump says he doesn't want and wouldn't accept Ted Cruz's endorsement

While the newly minted nominee said the GOP is behind him, his convention featured a noisy floor protest Monday by anti-Trump delegates over convention voting rules. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father"...

Strategist's bolt from GOP a sign of Trump's impact on party

Army in Iraq. The strong rebuke in the White House East Room came after Trump's criticism of the family of a slain Muslim US soldier, along with comments that displayed apparent confusion related to the Russian incursion into Ukraine. are causing r...

Strong reaction on abusive language used during protest

The BSP workers gathered in the main market and raised slogans against the expelled BJP leader. "BSP workers have abused all women of the family in a public protest". Also, his 12-years-old daughter has taken ill, after exposure to so many protests...

Italy would consider US request to use base in Libya strikes

He said any other foreign intervention is not allowed without coordination. ISIS established its primary north African base in Sirte past year, taking advantage of political upheaval in Libya following the ousting of ruler Moammar Gadhafi .

Highway pole rips through bus in California crash, killing 5

The bus started its journey in Mexico, stopped in Los Angeles on Monday night and was on its way to the Sacramento area on Tuesday. It was approaching Livingston, a farming and industrial town of about 13,000, where it had been scheduled to change dr...

Black therapist says police shot him with his hands raised

Police say he is a 30-year-old Hispanic male who has been with the department for four years. The incident, which was caught on a cell phone camera, clearly shows Kinsey lying on the ground with his hands raised, explaining to the officers that h...

First Republican congressman pledges to vote Clinton First Republican congressman pledges to vote Clinton

Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska, one of the most outspoken critics of Trump in Congress, said he would never join Hanna in voting for Clinton. That makes this year's Republican convention the least effective out of the 16 conventions that Gallup has ...

Pa. woman killed in Maryland flash flood

Flash floods, storms cause havoc in Maryland , New JerseyA woman is seen in a small convertible that is being pushed down the street by raging floodwaters as people scamper to help. They realized a teenage boy was in a nearby auto and she captured...

Erdogan says Turkey's coup script was 'written abroad'

The Turkish government has said the failed coup was orchestrated by followers of Fethullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) and their leader, Fetullah Gulen, who lives in the US. Turkish officials also met with the top United States military commander i...

Pilot in hot air balloon crash had convictions, complaints Pilot in hot air balloon crash had convictions, complaints

He added that all scheduled flights were canceled and that the company is working with customers to ensure they get their money back. Nichols, 49, had a significant history of complaints against his balloon-ride companies in IL and Missourri as far...

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

The United Nations is calling for a restoration of the cessation of hostilities in and around the embattled city of Aleppo and urging all parties to allow the unimpeded delivery of humanitarian aid. In one video, a rocket pod can be seen next to the ...

U.S. opens new front against ISIS with airstrikes in Libya

Sarraj said government-allied ground forces have been able to "take control of strategic positions" around Sirte. Nearly all USA and coalition strikes against ISIS up to this point have been conducted inside Iraq and Syria. "These strikes were ...

Zika Outbreak Prompts Travel Warning for Area of Miami

It's believed to be the first time that the CDC has advised people to avoid travel to an area in the continental United States. New assessments of mosquito populations and test results this past weekend by Florida public health officials, as part...

Obama to Trump: Dead soldiers' families represent the "best" of US

A Fort Worth family is among more than two dozen Gold Star families to sign a letter demanding an apology from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for questioning the grief of a fellow Gold Star mother who stood on stage at the Democrat...

Uber Sells Chinese Unit to China's Didi Chuxing Ride-Sharing Service Uber Sells Chinese Unit to China's Didi Chuxing Ride-Sharing Service

In a surprising move, China's Didi Chuxing and Uber have said that Didi has chose to buy Uber China. "Getting to profitability is the only way to build a sustainable business that can best serve Chinese riders, drivers and cities over the...

Turkey captures 2 more suspected of raiding Erdogan's hotel

Chief-of-staff Hulusi Akar's aide-de-camp Levent Turkkan and Defence Minister Fikri Isik's executive assistant Tevfik Gok were also discharged. Capt. Turkey's main opposition party has criticized government moves to restructure the military by decr...

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