World

by | May 06, 2019 | 00:29

The Conservatives lost 1,332 seats on English local councils that were up for re-election, and Labour - which would typically aim to gain hundreds of seats in a mid-term vote - instead lost 81. Mr Raab, who quit the Cabinet in November over Mrs May's Brexit deal, has been tipped as a potential successor to the PM, who has already said she will stand down as leader when an European Union withdrawal agreement is ratified.

by | May 05, 2019 | 23:23

Democrats are seeking more information about Mueller's report on his Russian Federation investigation. Last week, Attorney General William Barr had reportedly agreed to testify in front of the same House Committee but did not show up the day of the hearing after discovering that Democrats meant to question Barr through legal counsel, similar to how the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over claims that he sexually assaulted a high school ...

by | May 05, 2019 | 21:41

Judy Woodruff talks to reporter Adam Goldman about what sparked the investigation and whether it appears to have followed standard processes. "She acted and looked like CIA and also had links to Turkish intelligence". Responding to the report, Papadopoulos suggested that the Australian diplomat, Alexander Downer, was also an intelligence asset sent to target the Trump campaign.

by | May 05, 2019 | 21:40

A passenger plane is seen on fire after an emergency landing at the Sheremetyevo Airport outside Moscow, Russia May 5, 2019. Russian news agencies cited sources saying the plane, a Sukhoi SSJ-100 regional jet, had taken off for the northern city of Murmansk but returned when fire broke out.

by | May 05, 2019 | 21:34

The report found worryingly low food consumption levels, limited dietary diversity and families being forced to cut meals or eat less. The report also highlighted concern over the nourishment of some particularly vulnerable groups-children, pregnant women, and the breastfeeding women.

by | May 05, 2019 | 18:46

Attorney General Barr had been scheduled to appear at, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 2, 2019. Harris' letter comes days after a heated exchange between the California Democrat and the attorney general , in which Barr parsed words to answer Harris' question about whether the White House has "asked or suggested " that he open an investigation into anyone.

by | May 05, 2019 | 18:26

Besides, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the moon is likely to be sighted on May 6 and the holy month is expected to commence on May 7. Muslims are encouraged to avoid gossip, arguments and fighting while they observe self-restraint, self-control and self-discipline during the month.

by | May 05, 2019 | 16:58

Speaking at the meeting of the loya jirga - a grand tribal council attended by 3,200 religious leaders, politicians and representatives from across the country - Mr Ghani said: "Let us prove that only Western countries can not solve this conflict".

by | May 05, 2019 | 15:41

Michael Gargiulo is on trial for the murders of three women and the attempted murder of a fourth. Opening statements begin Thursday in the trial of an alleged serial killer accused of killing young women for his sexual gratification. Gargiulo was linked to the crimes through DNA evidence, but his defense attorney, Daniel Nardoni, told the jury that no murder weapons had been found, and suggested his client had no motive in the slayings.

by | May 05, 2019 | 15:25

Authorities in Colombo had already pointed the finger at a little-known local Islamic extremist group called National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ), but said they were investigating whether they had worldwide support. Although the 10,194 public schools re-open on Monday, a few Catholic schools will remain shut "until further notice". Tourism, which accounts for 5% of the country's gross domestic product, has suffered as tourists from around the world canceled hotel and flight bookings fearing ...

by | May 05, 2019 | 07:57

Kim Jong Nam , the estranged relative of Kim Jong Un who was once seen as heir apparent to the North's leadership, died in agony after having his face smeared with a banned nerve agent as he waited at Kuala Lumpur airport in February 2017 .

by | May 05, 2019 | 07:11

Meanwhile, the storm also had a string impact in cities like Kharagpur and Burdwan as trees were uprooted and metal hoardings gave way. India's policy of minimising fatalities from cyclones has been proven by past performances as in cyclone Phailin in 2013, when "famously the casualty rate was kept to as low as 45 despite the intensity of the storm", McClean said.

by | May 05, 2019 | 06:15

Asked at a preliminary hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court whether he agreed to be extradited, Mr Assange, appearing via a video link from prison, said: "I do not wish to surrender for extradition". Brandon alleged those files were illegally received by Julian Assange, who was then the editor-in-chief of Wikileaks, which went on to publish the documents .

by | May 05, 2019 | 05:55

The mainstream media were, of course, tipped off about the bans in advance, and the Atlantic's report contains the following eye-opening detail. Jones and InfoWars have now been evicted from Instagram as well, although there are questions about how thoroughly the ban is being applied.

by | May 05, 2019 | 05:18

It marked the first time in 14 years that no journalists were behind bars in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists reported. UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, now in the midst of an 11-day visit to the country, posted her thoughts about the state of press freedom under Hun Sen's regime.

by | May 05, 2019 | 00:29

Emergency crews responded around 9:30 p.m. Friday to AB Speciality Silicones, 3790 Sunset Avenue in Waukegan , for a reported explosion. According to CNN , Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi confirmed that everyone affected was an employee working at the time.

by | May 04, 2019 | 22:37

Congress dealt Trump a harsh rebuke in March when both chambers passed a historic resolution that would have curtailed a president s war-making powers, and on April 16 Trump issued just the second veto of his presidency to block the measure.

by | May 04, 2019 | 22:10

His speech at a military base in the northwest, where he appeared alongside Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, came as opposition leader Juan Guaido rallied his supporters in a new day of protests to press the armed forces to support his bid to dislodge Maduro.

by | May 04, 2019 | 21:43

Bennet, who had earlier received a prostate cancer diagnosis , called it "clarifying", an opportunity to determine whether he really wanted to run for president. "I have a tendency to tell the truth to the people I represent in Colorado and I want a chance to do that with the American people", he said . Mr Bennet gained internet fame this year when he blasted Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas for backing a bill to pay Coast Guard members during the partial government shutdown but not ...

by | May 04, 2019 | 20:41

Naval Air Station Jacksonville is a military airport located eight miles from downtown Jacksonville. "I think it is a miracle", he said . Minor injuries have been reported, treated at the scene, and those requiring additional treatment were transported to a local hospital.