'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Moving Across Central U.S.

By Friday the storm will hit Tennessee and parts of MS and northern Louisiana where as much as 4 inches of rain could fall and tornadoes are expected. Active thunderstorms are predicted for the south and southeast area of the central plains, accordin... More..

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Web inventor urges users to seek 'complete control' of data
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Web inventor urges users to seek 'complete control' of data

As a young English software engineer at CERN , Berners-Lee, who is now 63, came up with the idea for hypertext transfer protocol - the "http" that adorns web addresses - and other building blocks for the w...More..

Trump blasts ‘fake news’ over Melania body double theory
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trump blasts ‘fake news’ over Melania body double theory

In the tweet, the president references his trip to Alabama over the weekend-when the conspiracy theory was reignited . Most of the conspiracy theory lives on social media where people compare screenshots of ...More..

Manafort Sentenced to Additional Jail Time
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Manafort Sentenced to Additional Jail Time

Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in the Washington , D.C., case in order to avoid a trial previous year. Jackson said Manafort could serve some of the prison sentence at the same time he was...More..

Kim Jong-un says economic development is the most urgent task
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Kim Jong-un says economic development is the most urgent task

Besides potentially angering Mr Trump , North Korea must avoid undercutting support for sanctions relief from China and Russian Federation. Bolton said he was "not aware of any" contact with the North sinc...More..

Brexit: MPs to vote on 29 March no-deal exit from EU
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Brexit: MPs to vote on 29 March no-deal exit from EU

Mrs May declined to do so, sticking by her deal as the best way to Brexit , but added money had been made available for no-deal preparations. "Ultimately, I do not believe that the United Kingdom will be abl...More..

Woman loses 5 children in Lagos school building collapse
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Woman loses 5 children in Lagos school building collapse

Emergency and rescue personnel are seen at the site of a building which collapsed in Lagos on March 13, 2019 . Local media say it is a residential building with several apartments. "Top civil Rights group HURI...More..

SA transport department to help probe deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

SA transport department to help probe deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

But much more about Sunday's crash remains unclear - including crucial questions over what caused the jet to go down. The news agency also notes that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was a longtime ...More..

Senate Looks Poised To Reject Trump's Emergency Declaration
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Senate Looks Poised To Reject Trump's Emergency Declaration

Trump declared the national emergency at the southern border in order to secure funds without congressional approval to build a border wall. The disapproval resolution passed the House with a vote of 24...More..

by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

At least ten killed in deadly school shooting in Brazil

Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria said as he stood outside the school that "our solidarity goes out to the families of the victims". Policemen are seen at the Raul Brasil school after a shooting in Suzano, Sa...More..

California governor to block more than 700 executions with executive order
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

California governor to block more than 700 executions with executive order

Newsom's order suspends the death penalty in the state, shuts down the death chamber at San Quentin, and ends the state's efforts to come up with procedures for lethal injections without risk of botched or pain...More..

German foreign minister: Brexit vote 'reckless'
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

German foreign minister: Brexit vote 'reckless'

But many pro-Brexit lawmakers still believe the agreement keeps the United Kingdom bound too closely to the European Union and said they plan to vote against it, including Northern Ireland's DUP ( Democratic ...More..

May wins Brexit legally binding assurances from European Union ahead of crucial votes
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

May wins Brexit legally binding assurances from European Union ahead of crucial votes

She said that "we made an effort to address British sensitivities, British wishes and British concerns". Urging the support of Conservative backbenchers, it said: "If today they still can not swallow their pr...More..

A No-Deal Brexit Would Be
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A No-Deal Brexit Would Be "Unlawful", Dominic Grieve Says

Given the size of the prime minister's defeat yesterday, as well the EU's opposition to rolling calls for delay from the United Kingdom, some may believe a longer delay is necessary to give the United Kingdom...More..

by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Israeli police reopen Temple Mount holy site after clashes

It led the Hamas terror group to call on Palestinians to protest in a mass march to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to "defy the "Israeli" occupation's decision to close it and impose the will of the worshipers to enter a...More..

California governor will halt all executions in state
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

California governor will halt all executions in state

The order will not alter any current conviction or sentence, or lead to the release of any prisoner now on death row. Mr Newsom is a Democrat who took office in January and a long-standing opponent of the dea...More..

Backed force kills dozens of ISIS fighters as Baghouz offensive resumes
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Backed force kills dozens of ISIS fighters as Baghouz offensive resumes

However, the group still operates in remote territory elsewhere and has shown it will continue to mount a potent security threat, with a string of insurgent attacks in both countries. The SDF said a week ago th...More..

New York Attorney General Opens Investigation into Major Trump Organization Projects
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

New York Attorney General Opens Investigation into Major Trump Organization Projects

Cuomo's office didn't immediately respond. Cohen told a House committee it was common for Trump to overstate his wealth when dealing with the news media or banks and for him to understate it when it came tim...More..

Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia. Media outlets were unable to report the guilty verdict until last month, when a suppressio...More..

Power outage in Venezuela enters 4th day
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Power outage in Venezuela enters 4th day

Power was restored late on Sunday in some areas of Caracas , sparking enthusiastic cheers. "We're not offering services and we don't have any patients staying here because the generator is not working", said...More..

Things to know about the World Wide Web
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Things to know about the World Wide Web

The doodle is a far cry from the web we know now-it shows a beige computer and keyboard with a slow-downloading video, which hearkens back to the early days of the web. And so Berners-Lee and others advocated f...More..

USA warns Germany against using Huawei tech
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

USA warns Germany against using Huawei tech

In the letter, Grenell warned the Germans their access to USA intelligence could be scaled back if they use Huawei equipment, which the US argues could be compromised by Chinese intelligence. Germany reportedly...More..

Missing Catherine Shaw: Body found in Guatemala
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Missing Catherine Shaw: Body found in Guatemala

The parents of a British backpacker missing in Guatemala said they are greatly concerned for her safety and have appealed for help finding her. We know that Catherine had been fasting for the days leading...More..

Venezuela crisis: U.S. withdraws ALL diplomats due to ‘DETERIORATING’ situation
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Venezuela crisis: U.S. withdraws ALL diplomats due to ‘DETERIORATING’ situation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet late Monday night that the decision "reflects the deteriorating situation in #Venezuela as well as the conclusion that the presence of US diplomatic staff ...More..

Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex

Rosa Rivera, 28, was being held in the Orange County Jail Sunday night. Sheriff's officials say the mother took the child to a home where she accused her mother's boyfriend of having sex with the girl. Auth...More..

Plane Returns to Airport After Woman Forgets Baby in Boarding Area
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Plane Returns to Airport After Woman Forgets Baby in Boarding Area

Flights are generally not cleared to return to airports to collect the forgotten article not unless there is a major emergency and that is exactly what happened in this Saudi Arabian Airlines flight Flight SV8...More..

Sterling falls below US$1.30 as Brexit talks stall before vote
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Sterling falls below US$1.30 as Brexit talks stall before vote

Leslie, a former Labour MP who left to form the Independent Group, earlier said: "This is completely insane. we're almost three years on from that referendum and yet (Mr Walker) may give the House three minutes...More..

by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Iran's Rouhani begins official visit to Iraq, hopes for better trade ties

He noted that Iran had come to Iraq's aid in recent years when it was threatened by the Islamic State group. Rouhani's visit is a strong message to the United States and its regional allies that Iran still do...More..

Man arrested for choking driver who wouldn't stop singing Christmas carols
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Man arrested for choking driver who wouldn't stop singing Christmas carols

The driver of the auto reportedly was singing Christmas carols, which upset Lucas. Lucas no longer appears to be in custody, according to Pennsylvania Department of Corrections records. He added he was singin...More..

Brexit in peril if May's deal is rejected, United Kingdom foreign minister warns
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Brexit in peril if May's deal is rejected, United Kingdom foreign minister warns

Earlier in the day Downing Street insisted that the Prime Minister would stick to her promise to give the Commons a "meaningful vote" on her Brexit deal tomorrow. But the details of it were a sticking point for...More..