Storm Bronagh to bring heavy rain and gale force winds Cumbria

Also on Wednesday, a worker in a County Armagh forest park died after he was struck by a tree, while a colleague was injured. Storm Bronagh brings potential for very strong winds from 6pm on Thursday evening and overnight until 9am on Friday. More..

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Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209

Tanzania's Electrical, Mechanical and Services Agency, which is responsible for ferry services, said it was unknown how many passengers were aboard the MV Nyerere. The Tanzanian leader, who declared four days o...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Islamic State claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided

Yaghub Hur Totsari, spokesman for Ahvaz National Resistance, an umbrella group that claims to defend the rights of the Arab minority in Khuzestan Province, told RFE/RL's Radio Farda that the group was respo...More..

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died

Mr Quang did not appear in public for more than a month previous year, raising speculation about his health. After a almost one-month disappearance, he met Herminio Lopez Diaz, the departing Cuban ambassador, i...More..

Russia: Israel to blame for downed plane over Syria, deliberately misled us
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Russia: Israel to blame for downed plane over Syria, deliberately misled us

The Israeli military has said its fighter jets were targeting a Syrian military facility involved in providing weapons for Iran's proxy Hezbollah militia and insisted it warned Russian Federation of the c...More..

Syria: NGO, arms deposit struck in Israeli raid - Syria
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Syria: NGO, arms deposit struck in Israeli raid - Syria

Russian held Israel fully responsible for the incident. In a televised speech on Wednesday night, Hassan Nasrallah rejected Israel's assertion that it had attacked the military facility in Latakia to prevent ...More..

Grandma kills 12-foot gator after it ate her miniature horse
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Grandma kills 12-foot gator after it ate her miniature horse

Judy Cochran , mayor of Livingston, Texas , told a local news station that she believes the 263kg gator she found on her family ranch is responsible for killing her horse which went missing three years ago. Co...More..

Congressman's six siblings launch TV ad attacking him and endorsing his rival
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Congressman's six siblings launch TV ad attacking him and endorsing his rival

David Brill . David Gosar told local reporters that the siblings - who are six of ten - are not doing the campaign ads for attention, but rather in an attempt to help out their brother, who they say has b...More..

India proposed Anil Ambani's Reliance for Rafale deal: Former French President Hollande
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

India proposed Anil Ambani's Reliance for Rafale deal: Former French President Hollande

Hurt by Congress President Rahul Gandhi's stinging attack, the BJP on Saturday said that no national president of any party had used "such words" for a PM before. The defense ministry said in a tweet that...More..

Pakistan PM Imran Khan 'disappointed' by India's 'arrogant' response
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Pakistan PM Imran Khan 'disappointed' by India's 'arrogant' response

China has rejected accusations that its financial backing for the CPEC was a "debt trap" that could compromise cash-strapped Pakistan's sovereignty. In view of the changed situation, there would be no meeti...More..

Ted Cruz jokes that Beto O'Rourke will ban BBQ
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Ted Cruz jokes that Beto O'Rourke will ban BBQ

The latest Quinnipiac survey was conducted from September 11 to September 17 and reached 807 likely voters using live interviews on landlines and cell phones. Trump is set to visit the state next month to rally...More..

Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power

Afterward, deputy national police chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim said in a statement that "as many as 21 charges involving $681 million have been prepared". The commission also confirmed that the former prim...More..

Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed in parade attack
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed in parade attack

A second video capturing the aftermath of the attack shows a chaotic scene of people fleeing and paramedics trying to help the injured. Iranian armed forces members and civilians take shelter in a shooting du...More..

Texas 3D-Printed Gun Company Owner Arrested In Taiwan
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Texas 3D-Printed Gun Company Owner Arrested In Taiwan

According to Taiwan news site United Daily News , Wilson signed a rental agreement for an apartment in Taipei this week. However, a real estate agent who recognized Wilson as a wanted man by USA authori...More..

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser 'needs more time'
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser 'needs more time'

Professor Christine Blasey Ford is seen in an undated photo posted to ResearchGate and Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh appears at a confirmation hearing in Washington , Sept. After saying h...More..

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

She has flatly rejected a European Commission backstop proposal for Northern Ireland to remain within the EU customs area after Brexit, arguing this would draw a border down the Irish Sea. "The Chequers pla...More..

Cook's ship Endeavour 'found' off the United States coast
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cook's ship Endeavour 'found' off the United States coast

The trip left the Endeavour in poor shape, the more so after the ship ran aground a portion of the Great Barrier Reef. Cook and his crew were trying to find a Northwest Passage. "It is exciting, we are closin...More..

Cruz, O'Rourke Hold First Debate In Dallas
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cruz, O'Rourke Hold First Debate In Dallas

CBS News rates the race as Lean Republican. Cruz has also criticized O'Rourke's defense of National Football League players who have kneeled at games in protest of police brutality. Cruz then likened O'Rourke...More..

Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports

The Pope appointed Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Bombay Agnelo Rufino Gracias as the Apostolic administrator of the diocese of Jalandhar with immediate effect, a CBCI statement said. Mulakkal has, how...More..

Family has new home 1 year after Hurricane Maria
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Family has new home 1 year after Hurricane Maria

Back in Washington, Trump has continued to claim that his administration's response to Maria was both well executed, and underappreciated , despite independent analyses painting a more dastardly picture. He s...More..

Delay vote to let Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser testify, Susan Collins says
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Delay vote to let Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser testify, Susan Collins says

She also wants them to subpoena Mark Judge who was allegedly a witness to the incident. Asked if he would ask the FBI to open a deeper investigation, Trump said he was content to "let the senators do it". For...More..

India walks out on peace talks with Pakistan
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

India walks out on peace talks with Pakistan

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday said India has "priorities other than dialogue" and alleged that there is a group in New Delhi that does not want talks to happen, after New De...More..

‘Immediately correct mistake’: China warns after USA imposes sanctions
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

‘Immediately correct mistake’: China warns after USA imposes sanctions

The U.S. sanctions have "seriously violated the basic norms of worldwide relations and seriously damaged the relations between China and the United States", Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporte...More..

Trump challenges professor over Brett Kavanaugh sex assault claim
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump challenges professor over Brett Kavanaugh sex assault claim

Like Bozell, Republicans on Capitol Hill have said that Feinstein should have brought the information to the panel earlier. Kavanaugh was spotted at the White House on Thursday, and allies said he is eager to...More..

Rosenstein Denies NYT's
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Rosenstein Denies NYT's "25th Amendment" Story

Rod Rosenstein denied secretly record President Donald Trump previous year to expose chaos in the administration. He also initiated discussions about invoking the 25th amendment, which details how the Cabin...More..

by | Friday, September 21, 2018

European Union pushes for October Brexit agreement, but threatens no deal

European Union leaders understand that she can give little away before the conference ends on Oct 3. Senior Brexiteers see Mrs May's political humiliation in Salzburg as an opportunity, not to remove her, bu...More..

Three babies among five stabbed at NY childcare center
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Three babies among five stabbed at NY childcare center

She was taken to hospital in police custody, and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Two other people, a man and a woman, were also stabbed just before 4 a.m. Police say a man who was injured ...More..

Magere erupts in jubilation as Bobi Wine arrives home
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Magere erupts in jubilation as Bobi Wine arrives home

And Bobi Wine, an Independent MP, strengthened his political stand at the time by opposing scrapping of the upper presidential age cap. His arrest sparked riots by demonstrators demanding his release and secu...More..

Trump Defends Supreme Court Nominee as Accuser Faces Deadline
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Trump Defends Supreme Court Nominee as Accuser Faces Deadline

The letter, obtained by CNN , capped off a day of uncertainty around the planned hearing for Monday morning, which Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley had said he would hold to hear from both ...More..

Tensions rise as European Union prepares for final Brexit stretch
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Tensions rise as European Union prepares for final Brexit stretch

Speaking about the talks with other European leaders in Salzburg, Ms Davidson said: "Today she has had a setback". Donald Tusk , president of the European Council, says parts of May's Chequers proposal wou...More..