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by | August 14, 2019 | 08:42

The peso weakened 30.3% to a record low of 65 per USA dollar on Monday, traders said, after opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez - whose running mate is former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner - dominated the primary by a much wider-than-expected 15.5 percentage point margin.

by | August 14, 2019 | 08:26

Asked about Giammattei's comments, U.S. Border Patrol chief Carla Provost said in an interview with Fox News channel, "It certainly is a concern". "The problem is that as there's no work in Guatemala, many people want to migrate and it's sad what's happening to our Guatemalan brothers who die or are killed", Emilio Canel, a 26-year-old farmer in Sumpango, told AFP.

by | August 14, 2019 | 03:46

In Karnataka floods have claimed the lives of 48 people in 17 districts while 12 others are missing. However, at Kavalapara in Malappuram, where 30-odd people are missing, four bodies were retrieved. Vijayan, during a review meeting with collectors through video conference, also asked district authorities to provide temporary lodging for those who had lost their houses, even after the relief camps are wound up.

by | August 14, 2019 | 03:40

It's been nearly two weeks since the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that killed 22 and nine respectively, meaning the diversionary thoughts-and-prayers phase has ended, and the denial of gun control measures in the Senate can begin. The House version exempts only loans and gifts between relatives. He sits on gun control bills because he and the senators he leads in the Republican senate are deeply beholden to the gun lobby.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:40

That's what our attorney general, our great attorney general, is doing. Dr. Barbara Sampson said a city medical examiner performed the autopsy Sunday while a private pathologist observed the examination at the request of Epstein's representatives.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:11

Footage shared online in India shows the BMW slowly sinking beneath the surface of a river but despite the youth's best efforts to destroy the vehicle, it apparently re-surfaced after flowing into a small island on the river. Speaking to local news, the man's father said: "I wanted to give my son a birthday present". "We would do a preliminary investigation but this seems to be a personal matter".

by | August 13, 2019 | 23:37

He said the Iranian oil tanker will soon be released and resume sailing freely with the flag of Iran . It is suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, and its seizure deepened global tensions in the Persian Gulf.

by | August 13, 2019 | 22:26

Police confirmed to local media that the owner, named only as Akash , had filmed himself pushing the auto into the river , reported the Deccan Herald . News outlet NDTV reports that the young man was given the white BMW 3-Series from his parents for his birthday but it wasn't the auto he wanted. Rescuers had rushed out to the vehicle, which came to rest on a bank of tall grass, thinking that someone was inside after villagers raised the alarm, according to the Deccan Herald.

by | August 13, 2019 | 21:43

A North Carolina woman is warning pet owners after her three dogs died hours following a swim in a pond filled with toxic algae last week. "I had no idea", said Melissa Martin , whose dogs died from blue-green algae poisoning. What do toxic algae look like? Owners are going to want to look out for green colored water because that is a telling sign the water might be risky to pets.

by | August 13, 2019 | 21:15

India came next with three cyberattacks, while Bangladesh and Chile each had two attacks. Additionally, thirteen countries also suffered one attack each, including Costa Rica, Gambia, Guatemala, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Malta, Nigeria, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, Tunisia, and Vietnam.

by | August 13, 2019 | 20:30

Another hot and humid afternoon is expected with once again a Heat Warning in the River Valley. Today's high will be near 102 with a heat index of 105-110. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Strenuous activities should be rescheduled to the early morning or evening if possible, and people should take breaks if they are working outside.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:54

Morrison Government wants a Pacific "step up" amid changing regional dynamicsPhoto PNG and other Pacific nations have moved closer to China . Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says his views until now on the place of Australia and New Zealand at the Pacific Islands Forum are well known but they are in a new era in which both countries are attempting to re-engage in a more respectful and inclusive way and he warmly welcomes that.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:37

The first two additional officers at the scene were also CHP and both were shot, he said, including one who was in critical condition at a hospital. "He was so kind", his stepmother, Debbie Howard, told KTVU-TV. Police earlier had said at least one civilian had been slightly injured by flying glass. That will be part of a "very long" and "complex" investigation, Railsback said.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:23

He has been named by local media as James Greene and is due to turn four in December. Medics continued to perform life-saving procedures on the child until he was stabilised some two hours later. "The air ambulance crew which attended the boy and transported him to the hospital later tweeted: ".we want a speedy and satisfactory recovery of the patient.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:25

In Britain, the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit out at the European Union for failing to co-operate on a new deal for a controlled Brexit from the EU. "It's great progress to have a full hearing in September before the Prime Minister can consider closing down parliament to force through a no deal Brexit".

by | August 13, 2019 | 18:56

Earlier on Sunday he announced another 10,000 prison places, at a cost of 2.5 billion pounds ($3 billion), and said police would be given more powers to stop and search the public. "That is why I am announcing today that in all 43 police authorities in England and Wales, we are making clear that the police can and should make use of their stop-and-search powers", he added, with 8,000 additional police officers being able to deploy stop and search powers without a senior officer needing to ...

by | August 13, 2019 | 18:56

The suspect had been apprehended after the attack, in which shots were fired but no one was hit, with one of the people inside the mosque having overpowered him before cops arrived. The post ended with the words "Valhalla awaits", a mythological Norse reference to the afterlife for those who have died in battle. Breivik detonated a massive bomb in Oslo that killed eight people and then opened fire on a gathering of the Labour Party's youth wing on the island of Utoya, killing another 69 ...

by | August 13, 2019 | 18:15

Police said the man was known to them, but quickly added they have uncovered no evidence the suspect - identified as a 21-year-old Ney, from Marayong in western Sydney - was linked to terror groups. Australian police are continuing to quiz the suspect, and commissioner Mick Fuller told a press conference the stabbing was not now being classed as a terrorist incident.

by | August 13, 2019 | 18:09

Moye called for help and three other CHP officers arrived, who immediately faced gunfire and two were hit, Parker said. Two responding CHP officers also were shot, Railsback said. The other received minor injuries. In a message posted on Twitter late Monday evening, CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley said: "I am devastated by the tragedy that unfolded earlier in Riverside".

by | August 13, 2019 | 17:32

Dyck's body was discovered along a highway pullout two kilometres south of Dease Lake, B.C., on July 19 . Authorities are conducting forensic analysis to determine whether those weapons were connected to the ongoing homicide investigations.