Devastation, Chaos After 7.0 Earthquake Hits Anchorage, Alaska

The 5.7 aftershock arrived within minutes, followed by a series of smaller quakes. The two earthquakes measured Magnitude 7 and 5.7 on the Richter scale - easily powerful enough to shake buildings , collapse roads and generate a brief tsunami wa... More..

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Grand jury: Dallas officer's shooting of neighbour was murder
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Grand jury: Dallas officer's shooting of neighbour was murder

But now if found guilty of murder, she could face life in prison . "We are focused on seeing this case through (to) a proper conviction and through an appropriate sentencing". There remains conflicting narrati...More..

by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Wanted: NYPD seeks couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

Even better, they cleaned the ring. It fell about 2.4 metres, police said. Miraculously, the ring was eventually recovered by ESU members who returned to the scene Saturday morning. He has short brown hair ...More..

Merkel's plane lands in Cologne due to technical problem
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Merkel's plane lands in Cologne due to technical problem

The plane turned back while it was over the Netherlands, Germany's dpa news agency says. Russian President Vladimir Putin had a brief conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines...More..

Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of G20 summit
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of G20 summit

Trudeau described last week's factory cuts by General Motors as a "heavy blow ". US President Donald Trump and his Canadian and Mexican counterparts signed a replacement NAFTA deal on Friday during a c...More..

Trump reaffirms second North Korea summit plan
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Trump reaffirms second North Korea summit plan

New Zealand is the last stop in Moon's three-nation tour that began Tuesday with an unofficial visit to the Czech Republic, followed by a trip to Argentina for the annual Group of 20 summit. That original plan ...More..

G20 leaders attend gala dinner with Saudi Crown Prince in attendance
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

G20 leaders attend gala dinner with Saudi Crown Prince in attendance

Pompeo also said in the interview that the United States will continue to provide military support to the kingdom in the war in Yemen. Erdogan also demanded again on Saturday that Saudi Arabia extradite the...More..

British Teenager Charged Over Assault of 15-Year-Old Syrian Refugee
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

British Teenager Charged Over Assault of 15-Year-Old Syrian Refugee

Although the bullying and assaults were all conveyed to school staff, teachers have reportedly failed to protect the children from the abuse, prompting the family to go public with the story in a bid to raise f...More..

Border agents in Arizona arrest MS-13 member for entering United States illegally
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Border agents in Arizona arrest MS-13 member for entering United States illegally

Administration officials have portrayed the caravan as a lawless, violent mob, saying there are some 600 people in the group who have a criminal history. US authorities are working on a new system to better rec...More..

Former US president George HW Bush dead at 94 - son
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Former US president George HW Bush dead at 94 - son

Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital in April after "contracting an infection that spread to his blood", according to a statement from Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath. civilian honor, the Medal o...More..

Saudi prince back on stage to Putin delight, Macron warning
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Saudi prince back on stage to Putin delight, Macron warning

Macron's tense interaction with Salman was in stark contrast to his warm embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who high-fived and shared a laugh with each other at the summit's start. Macron, undeterre...More..

Abe off to Argentina for G20 summit
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Abe off to Argentina for G20 summit

When Argentina assumed the rotating G20 presidency last December, President Mauricio Macri identified the following topics as priorities: creating jobs in the future, infrastructure for development and sustai...More..

Korea leader willing to allow nuke site inspection
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Korea leader willing to allow nuke site inspection

DAPA did not specify the value of the order, but an official at the defence ministry put it at 330 billion won (228 million pounds), saying the systems would be deployed in the early 2020s. "As we're going thro...More..

Nooses, Hate Signs Found On Mississippi Capitol Grounds Day Before Contentious Runoff
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Nooses, Hate Signs Found On Mississippi Capitol Grounds Day Before Contentious Runoff

President Donald Trump heads Monday to MS in a bid to save the Senate campaign of a Republican whose racially insensitive comments sparked a backlash. Republicans now hold a 52 to 47 advantage in the Senate o...More..

After ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ references, Melania Trump defends her red Christmas trees
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

After ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ references, Melania Trump defends her red Christmas trees

The opulent decorations were hammered as ridiculous and a waste of money, and many said the red trees were reminiscent of bloodshed, particularly in the wake of Border Patrol agents using tear gas to disperse a...More..

Congress wants another shot at a guilty Michael Cohen
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Congress wants another shot at a guilty Michael Cohen

The Guardian faced an embarrassing screw up by running an article asserting that President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort , met with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange around the same ...More..

Australia's largest steer towers over herd at over 6ft tall
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Australia's largest steer towers over herd at over 6ft tall

Mr Pearson said there were no plans yet to use his huge coach to increase the exposure of his farm, but he would see what happened down the track. He is actually too big to be slaughtered. Much of that is down ...More..

McAdams votes no as Pelosi nominated by Dems to be speaker
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

McAdams votes no as Pelosi nominated by Dems to be speaker

The Salem Democrat was one of 16 Democrats who signed a letter two weeks ago which said it's time for change when their party takes the reins in the House. "The reality is there is no alternative", said Rep. ...More..

Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said security forces had to use tear gas at the Mexican border because they were "being rushed by some very tough people" but it was not used on children. But ...More..

Storm Diana: Wet and windy weather disrupts travel in NI
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Storm Diana: Wet and windy weather disrupts travel in NI

The warning alerts people to the chance of 70mph winds in exposed areas while gusts of 60mph are more widely expected. It comes after heavy rain and winds in parts of the country this morning led to traffic d...More..

Settling Kashmir needs Capable Leadership, says imran Khan
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Settling Kashmir needs Capable Leadership, says imran Khan

He cited the example of France and Germany, which were on opposite sides of the battleground during the Second World War, to make his case for peace. The Indian cabinet approved the building and development o...More..

Verbal war between Russian Federation and Ukraine escalates
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Verbal war between Russian Federation and Ukraine escalates

Separately, a Reuters correspondent in Crimea on Wednesday observed a Russian navy minesweeper ship, the Vice-Admiral Zakharin, heading for the Sea of Azov, which is used by both Ukraine and Russia and is...More..

California's deadliest wildfire fully contained
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

California's deadliest wildfire fully contained

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said 203 names remain on the list of those unaccounted for after the Camp Fire swept through the rural area 140 miles (225 kilometers) north of San Francisco. A team from Orange ...More..

Taiwan rejects same sex marriage
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Taiwan rejects same sex marriage

About thirteen million voters spoke out against gay marriage and only three million - for it. He says they reflected "the strong will of the public in Taiwan in sharing the benefits of the peaceful developm...More..

US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Attack Near Ghazni City
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Attack Near Ghazni City

The incident took place on 27 November, Resolute Support, the official name of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission, said in a statement . Three other USA service members and an American contractor...More..

Tunisians hold first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Tunisians hold first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya, Essebsi explained that the founding king advised the late Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba to adopt the politics of stages, which is the policy now pursued by Tuni...More..

Major League Baseball donated to Hyde-Smith's campaign as favor to McConnell
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Major League Baseball donated to Hyde-Smith's campaign as favor to McConnell

Critics said Hyde-Smith's comments and Confederate regalia showed callous indifference in a state with a 38 percent black population, and some corporate donors, including Walmart, requested refunds on their...More..

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Mueller: Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement

The D.C. court filing brings to a head weeks of speculation that Manafort's cooperation with the special counsel could be breaking down. Special counsel Robert Mueller claimed that Paul Manafort , the form...More..

Mumbai attacks: 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' organises a tribute for martyred victims
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Mumbai attacks: 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' organises a tribute for martyred victims

The foreign ministry said it is a matter of "deep anguish" the victims of the attack who belonged to 15 countries "still await closure with Pakistan showing little sincerity in bringing perpetrators to justice....More..

Trump urges Mexico to send migrants home; 42 arrested
by | Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Trump urges Mexico to send migrants home; 42 arrested

To enter the USA legally, migrants must apply for asylum, but the wait for those requests to be processed can last up to a year. "As I have continually stated, DHS will not tolerate this type of lawlessness and...More..