Bangladesh forces shoot man suspected of attempting to hijack plane

The 148 passengers and crew aboard Biman Bangladesh flight BG147 were all rescued unharmed, officials said. He apparently wanted to speak to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who was in Chittagong on Sunday for a government programme. We are very fort... More..

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Wind storm expected to whip London region
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Wind storm expected to whip London region

A few locations along the shorelines of Lake Ontario (including Prince Edward County) may gust to 110 kilometres per hour at times late in the morning or in the afternoon. This afternoon's winds will be strong ...More..

Fox & Friends Says Ocasio-Cortez Should Redistribute Her Pay
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Fox & Friends Says Ocasio-Cortez Should Redistribute Her Pay

You come in here and you say it has to be my way or the highway. " You didn't vote for me ", Feinstein told one 16-year-old after learning she was under the legal voting age. While many Democrats applauded ...More..

Public thanked by officers after Sheffield flypast
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Public thanked by officers after Sheffield flypast

But after Tony asked for a flypast for them on the 75th anniversary of the deaths a campaign was launched and his wish came true - with him as the guest of honour. The Last Post has also been played at the park...More..

UK's May hoping for Brexit progress at Egypt summit
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

UK's May hoping for Brexit progress at Egypt summit

When British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Union leaders during a two-day gathering in Egypt's Sharm el Sheikh on Sunday, she'll be hoping for a breakthrough in her beleagueredBrexit ...More..

As hundreds of US troops stay in Syria, Trump insists no U-turn
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

As hundreds of US troops stay in Syria, Trump insists no U-turn

Although the White House announced plans on February 21 to keep "a small peacekeeping force" of around 200 soldiers in Syria . Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), said that "with this decision, President Trump has ch...More..

Blowing snow advisory issued
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Blowing snow advisory issued

Heavy snow and high winds have hit western Kansas as a blizzard makes its way from the Rockies into the Great Plains, including Nebraska and Iowa. The new snowfall totals could be between 3-8 inches according...More..

Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Summer Inferno: Over 300 vehicles gutted at Air Show in Bengaluru

Thick dark smoke engulfed the air base in North Bengaluru that was hosting the Aero India show. "10 fire force and 5 other fire engines fought the fire under the leadership of chief fire officer west", tweete...More..

Another Labour MP quits party in protest against 'anti-Semitism'
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Another Labour MP quits party in protest against 'anti-Semitism'

Ian Austin, MP for Dudley in the West Midlands, told party members in a series of text messages on Friday that he felt "ashamed of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn " and criticised Corbyn's approach to t...More..

150 people, most from Jamaat-e-Islami, detained in J&K
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

150 people, most from Jamaat-e-Islami, detained in J&K

Restrictions were imposed in areas falling under five police station jurisdictions in Srinagar city. As tension prevails in the Kashmir Valley after the dastardly Pulwama terror attack and impending Supre...More..

Senior ministers: Delay Brexit to prevent 'disastrous' no
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Senior ministers: Delay Brexit to prevent 'disastrous' no

An EU source said there will "be no deal in the desert" when asked if EU leaders would huddle together to explore ways to break the logjam over Britain's looming exit from the bloc on March 29. Due to be tabled...More..

Iran Navy successfully fires cruise missile from submarine
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Iran Navy successfully fires cruise missile from submarine

Other submarines , such as Tareq and Fateh, also have the capability to launch the cruise missile , the report added. "Iran has plans in place that will neutralize the illegal USA sanctions against Iran's o...More..

EU chief, British PM May to hold Brexit talks in Egypt
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

EU chief, British PM May to hold Brexit talks in Egypt

The meeting also touched on coordination between Egypt and the European Union on several important global and regional issues such as the Middle East Peace Process and the situation in Libya, Syria and Ye...More..

Saudi princess is appointed new envoy to Washington
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Saudi princess is appointed new envoy to Washington

She has also known for her work around breast cancer advocacy. The reshuffle comes as Saudi Arabia seeks to quell an global outcry over Mr Khashoggi's murder last October in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul,...More..

3.8-magnitude quake is felt in Livingston
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

3.8-magnitude quake is felt in Livingston

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. A massive natural disaster of magnitude 7 .7 has rocked Ecuador at the border with Peru on Friday. Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno tweeted that "p...More..

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Clashes With Children Over the Green New Deal
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Clashes With Children Over the Green New Deal

As Feinstein stood there, she finally began lecturing them - and the entire interaction was videotaped. She added, "I've been in the Senate for a quarter of a century, and I know what can pass, and I know what ...More..

European Union and United States will 'do right by Ireland' post Brexit, Taoiseach claims
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

European Union and United States will 'do right by Ireland' post Brexit, Taoiseach claims

Mr Wilson also questioned moves by the EU Commission on state aid rules that will give the Irish government greater latitude to support businesses negatively impacted by Brexit . "This special law enables us t...More..

Amazon plane crashes in Houston killing all on board
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Amazon plane crashes in Houston killing all on board

KTRK-TV reported that the plane carries an Atlas flight number, but is painted in internet giant Amazon's colors. Lynn Lunsford with the Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately know the status ...More..

White House says U.S. will keep 200 troops in Syria
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

White House says U.S. will keep 200 troops in Syria

US President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, February 15, 2019, in Washington . A senior administration official told the Times thatthe decision to leave some t...More..

Sudan's Al-Bashir Declares State of Emergency for One Year
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sudan's Al-Bashir Declares State of Emergency for One Year

The anti-government demonstrations began on December 19, triggered by price increases and cash shortages, but quickly developed into protests against Bashir's rule. "I announce imposing a state of emergency acr...More..

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 69
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 69

Over 200 firefighters worked to put out the blaze, which was mostly under control after more than nine hours of frantic efforts. Another 2,000 people were injured in the disaster, which highlighted the fail...More..

Bernie Sanders slams Howard Schultz for being a billionaire
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bernie Sanders slams Howard Schultz for being a billionaire

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) took aim at former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz over his possible 2020 presidential bid and criticized the potential candidate's billionaire status. Clinton was expected to be th...More..

Train possibly taking Kim to summit enters China
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Train possibly taking Kim to summit enters China

North Korea's state media has yet to confirm either Kim's trip to Vietnam or his summit with Trump. The train's crossing into China follows days of speculation over Kim's travel plans, which remain shrou...More..

by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Cargo jet with 3 aboard crashes near Houston

Witnesses said they heard the plane's engines surging and that the craft turned sharply before falling into a nosedive, Hawthorne said. He says a debris field extends for about three-quarters of a mile. Foota...More..

Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case not yet public
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case not yet public

Manafort pleaded guilty in a federal court in Washington last September to conspiracy against the United States - a charge that includes a range of conduct from money laundering to unregistered lobbying - and...More..

Judging by campaign, Buhari will win - Oshiomhole
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Judging by campaign, Buhari will win - Oshiomhole

He previously pledged to accept the results of the election, provided they are credible. Nigeria's electoral commission postponed the presidential election, initially set for February 16, by a week, saying it...More..

Tens of thousands gather at Colombia-Venezuela border concert
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tens of thousands gather at Colombia-Venezuela border concert

The Venezuelan leader said that his government will distribute thousands of boxes of aid to the poor in Colombia, a country with its own poverty and scarcity which has seen thousands of indigenous children di...More..

Jewish community in France asks for 'concrete measures' to combat anti-Semitism
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Jewish community in France asks for 'concrete measures' to combat anti-Semitism

Emmanuel Macron , the French president, also promised new legislation in May to fight hate speech on the Internet, which could see platforms such as Facebook and Twitter fined for every minute they fail to ...More..

Dozens die from tainted liquor in India's northeast
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Dozens die from tainted liquor in India's northeast

Majority of the affected persons are workers of Salmara tea garden in Golaghat district bordering Nagaland. Deaths from illegally brewed alcohol are common in India because the poor can not afford licensed br...More..

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Spanish woman dies after eating 'poisonous' mushrooms at Michelin-starred restaurant

Her hubby and 12-year-old son were also sickened, as were 18 other diners, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais . One woman died after being hospitalized with severe vomiting and diarrhea. Bernd Knoller, RiF...More..