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by | July 16, 2019 | 12:50

More than 45 people were killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days. More than 70 NDRF rescuers and 40 fire officers have been clearing the rubble, using earth movers, drillers and gas cutters. The death toll from flooding and other rain-triggered incidents in Nepal climbed to 34 on Saturday with over 24 persons still missing, officials said.

by | July 16, 2019 | 12:43

He said Roberts-Joseph died from "traumatic asphyxia, including suffocation". East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a auto Friday.

by | July 16, 2019 | 12:33

A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her auto. The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of a vehicle, according to a Facebook post by State Rep. "The bread is still there", Johnson was quoted as saying. The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) hasn't confirmed Roberts-Joseph was murdered, however.

by | July 15, 2019 | 13:17

Deliveries of Russian S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey may be over by April 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, Trend reports citing TASS . It said two more planes were expected within hours. According to the Turkish Ministry of National Defense, on that day three cargo planes delivered several truck tractors and a transport and load vehicle for S-400 systems to Murted Air Base.

by | July 15, 2019 | 13:10

Queensland police said the auto was spotted early on Sunday morning in the outback town of Banana, where the kids allegedly stole petrol, before travelling south. Later that day, police spotted the vehicle in Glen Innes - a town near Grafton - and began pursuing it. Police had to forcefully open the doors because the children had locked themselves insid, Williams said, but they were not harmed.

by | July 15, 2019 | 09:56

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude at 6.9, centred 185 kilometres (114.8 miles) southeast of Manado, at a depth of 24 kilometers (15 miles). With a population of around one million, North Maluku is one of Indonesia's least populous provinces. The most powerful natural disaster to hit the area occurred in 2004 when a 9.5 magnitude quake triggered a huge tsunami that killed 226,000 people and 126,000 in Indonesia.

by | July 15, 2019 | 09:10

We'll update the list of reactions as they come in. Infighting between liberal and centrist House Democrats was highlighted last week by Pelosi's seemingly dismissive words aimed at the freshman women. "When @realDonaldTrump tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms his plan to "Make America Great Again" has always been about making America white again ", Pelosi responded to Trump on Twitter shortly after.

by | July 15, 2019 | 09:02

The airline has 24 of Boeing's best-selling 737 Max jets in its fleet. In its previous announcement of further flight cancellations last month, American Airlines had said it had expected the recertification to be accomplished "soon". Boeing, meanwhile, is still working on fixes related to its problematic MCAS system, which was meant to help maneuver the jet, but is to blame for the two deadly crashes.

by | July 15, 2019 | 07:46

The fireworks start at 11PM CEST. Paris authorities had banned "yellow vest" demonstrations near the parade but several groups linked to the movement had called for gatherings around the Champs Elysees on Bastille Day, a national holiday in France .

by | July 15, 2019 | 07:43

President Trump backed down Thursday from his plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, after the White House struggled to overcome a Supreme Court ruling saying the administration's justification for its inclusion "appears to have been contrived".

by | July 15, 2019 | 04:02

In response to the president's attack, Pelosi insisted that she rejects Trump's " xenophobic comments" which are allegedly meant to divide the nation, and advised him to "work with us for humane immigration policy that reflects American values" rather than attack "members of congress".

by | July 15, 2019 | 03:05

U.S. -Iranian tensions have worsened since U.S. President Donald Trump decided previous year to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal under which Iran agreed to curtail its atomic program in return for relief from economic sanctions crippling its economy.

by | July 15, 2019 | 01:09

Although Epstein has not faced criminal charges in New Mexico , he was accused in a 2015 court filing in Florida of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in several locations, including New Mexico. He said he didn't think it was right for his handling of Epstein's case to distract from his work as secretary of labour. Patrick Pizzella, the present labour deputy secretary, will change into performing secretary when Mr Acosta officially steps down in one week, Mr Trump acknowledged.

by | July 14, 2019 | 23:16

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley are natural-born U.S. citizens, while Omar was born in Somalia and immigrated to the United States when she was young. This particular episode may at least come to haunt him in the long run, if it can teach feuding Democrats the importance of working out their differences in private while keeping a united front against Trump publicly.

by | July 14, 2019 | 21:31

New Zealanders have started handing over their semi-automatic weapons as part of a buyback scheme following a ban after the Christchurch attacks. Under the buyback scheme, gun owners are compensated between 25 percent and 95 percent of the pre-tax price of a new gun, depending on the condition of their weapon.

by | July 14, 2019 | 20:25

Time and again, Williams went for broke on her shots, eager to end the rally, only to watch in near disbelief as Halep chased down a ball that would have been a victor against many other opponents. "I have always been intimidated a little bit when I faced Serena ", 27-year-old Halep said. She lost against her and she was so afraid about the game.

by | July 14, 2019 | 18:58

Trump's tweets further stirred an ongoing, racially-tinged feud between House progressives and the Democratic establishment. Omar was born in Somalia, but fled the African nation with her family as a young child, and has been living in the US since she arrived 1992 at the age of 10.

by | July 14, 2019 | 18:44

President Emmanuel Macron spoke of the importance of common defense and security on Sunday as he marked Bastille Day celebrations in France . Since November 2018, tens of thousands of anti-government protesters , dubbed 'yellow vests , ' have demonstrated in Paris and elsewhere in France every weekend to vent their anger at the government and its policies on many issues, ranging from taxes on fuel to income inequality.

by | July 14, 2019 | 17:55

Michael Hardaway, a spokesman for the caucus, told a reporter that the tweet was not an accident. Chakrabarti, in the intervening time , fired abet and accused the caucus yarn of taking his tweet out of the context of a dialog where any individual else introduced up Davids.

by | July 14, 2019 | 17:26

There were also casualties nor damage to buildings. According to the center, the quake was recorded at 0539 hrs UTC near the coast of the Western Australia state at the depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). "She said everyone in the shopping centre bolted - the glass in the windows was shaking and everything, and everybody just started running". Others said entire apartment buildings in Perth's suburbs shook for as long as three minutes during the natural disaster.