United Kingdom braces for winter's worst storm as Doris warnings extended

Snow accumulations up to 10cm are expected on some hills, with 5cm possible across the central belt of the country. The brunt of the deep low pressure system developing in the Atlantic is predicted to hit the United Kingdom on Thursday with Yor... More..

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Protest or publicity stunt? French politician refuses to wear headscarf
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Protest or publicity stunt? French politician refuses to wear headscarf

Le Pen , who is now on a visit to Beirut , made this statement following her meeting with Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri. French law already bans headscarves in all classrooms, and Ms Le Pen has prop...More..

Protestors Call on Collins to Hold Open Access Town Hall
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Protestors Call on Collins to Hold Open Access Town Hall

Susan Collins said Wednesday she's not committing on whether she will run for governor in 2018. "I am going to request, and numerous members will, that we call Mike Flynn to come testify, the former national se...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

JK Terror Attack: One Solider martyred, 7 Injured

The injured soldiers were admitted in a nearby hospital, where one jawan succumbed to his injuries. Three soldiers, including two officers, were also injured in the attack. The operation concluded without any...More..

Korea, KL says no positive identification of body yet
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Korea, KL says no positive identification of body yet

Meanwhile, South Korea has said from the start that Pyongyang was behind the Kim's death, citing a "standing order" from Kim Jong-un to kill his elder sibling, and a failed assassination bid in 2012. Facts of t...More..

Scotland is getting a new BBC TV channel
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Scotland is getting a new BBC TV channel

It follows the BBC's announcement yesterday that it would be investing an extra £8.5m a year in English-language television programmes for Wales. Hall told BBC staff in Glasgow it was the largest investment...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

United Nations guided by Syrian 'political transition' as new talks loom

United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura, who moderated three previous rounds of peace talks, which all failed, said he is not "deluded" about the prospects of reaching a deal this time around. In Munich, de Mis...More..

John Oliver explains how Trump is basically Putin's puppet
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

John Oliver explains how Trump is basically Putin's puppet

For instance, when asked about Russia's human rights abuses in a 2015 interview, Putin dodged the question and instead criticized the USA for suppressing human rights, citing Ferguson and police abuses. "That's...More..

Trump chooses HR McMaster as national security adviser
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump chooses HR McMaster as national security adviser

He later criticized former President George W. Bush's administration for going to war in Iraq more than a decade ago. Trump's choice has been met with high praise throughout Washington. McMaster will beco...More..

Avalanche Closes Road Between Reno And Lake Tahoe
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Avalanche Closes Road Between Reno And Lake Tahoe

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports Mt. In mountain areas around Lake Tahoe, forecasters warned that moderate to heavy snow will fall through Tuesday. The weather service has records in Reno dating to 1888. Cr...More..

Cold Case 'Killer' Arraignment Delayed After He Refuses to Be Fingerprinted
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Cold Case 'Killer' Arraignment Delayed After He Refuses to Be Fingerprinted

The judge did not immediately arraign Govan because he refused to be finger-printed. An arrest was made Wednesday in a 2005 cold case homicide and brutal dismemberment, according to the Brooklyn district atto...More..

Bengaluru: 3-yr-old sexually assaulted by school supervisor
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bengaluru: 3-yr-old sexually assaulted by school supervisor

Parents say that numerous other children at the playschool have now come forward and informed their parents that they have also faced abuse at the hands of the accused. Manjunath - a non-teaching staff at the s...More..

World War Two bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

World War Two bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour

Shops are being evacuated and trains and ferries cancelled after a 500lb bomb was discovered during dredging work for the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers. Lieutenant Mike St Pierre, the officer leading the...More..

North Korea demands Malaysia stop investigating Kim Jong-nam death
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

North Korea demands Malaysia stop investigating Kim Jong-nam death

Local news outlets reported that a South Korean cameraman was briefly detained outside the morgue at the Forensic Department of the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital after being stopped in the restricted zone. ...More..

White House Delays Revamped Immigration Order to Next Week
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

White House Delays Revamped Immigration Order to Next Week

Commentators say a repeat of the chaos that followed the initial order could be another blow to an administration that has been at the centre of a series of controversies with just one month in office. A panel ...More..

Turkish parliament strips HDP co-founder of MP status
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Turkish parliament strips HDP co-founder of MP status

Demirtas and the HDP oppose the changes which they say will lead to a one-man rule and erode basic freedoms. Erdogan and his supporters say the changes will give Turkey stronger leadership. Their arrests, alo...More..

Fed may raise interest rates 'fairly soon' thanks to economy's continued growth
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Fed may raise interest rates 'fairly soon' thanks to economy's continued growth

The FOMC next meets on March 14-15. "Several" expressed fears that unemployment could fall substantially below the Fed's 4.8% target. Weak economic data "has been the primary reason the Fed has been able to...More..

Storm Doris forecast to bring strong winds to Isle of Wight
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Storm Doris forecast to bring strong winds to Isle of Wight

The winds will be accompanied by heavy rain with the possibility of snow on higher ground as the weather system heads east. Speed restrictions are used to keep passengers and staff safe during high winds, as ...More..

CEO, lawyer, ex-FBI agent among Americans killed in Melbourne plane crash
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

CEO, lawyer, ex-FBI agent among Americans killed in Melbourne plane crash

The shopping centre, which was next to the Essendon Fields airport, was still closed at the time of the crash, saving possibilities of further casualties. Victoria Premier David Andrews called the crash the sta...More..

Three arrested in France on suspicion of plotting terrorist attack
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Three arrested in France on suspicion of plotting terrorist attack

The authorities also called a bomb disposal squad to check house of one of the suspects to rule out risk of any explosives at his place. Little else remains known about the suspects at this point, or indeed t...More..

World Japan Zoo Kills 57 Snow Monkeys for Carrying 'Invasive Alien Genes'
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

World Japan Zoo Kills 57 Snow Monkeys for Carrying 'Invasive Alien Genes'

Japanese macaques, commonly known as snow monkeys, are native to Japan and are one of the country's major tourist attractions. A memorial service for the "souls of the monkeys" was carried out by the zoo oper...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

France's Macron boosted by alliance with veteran centrist

The body began docking half of Le Pen's parliamentary salary of 16,000 euros this month after she refused to repay the funds. Florian Philopot, deputy leader of the National Front, said Le Pen's action re...More..

1.4mn kids from four countries risk death from starvation
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

1.4mn kids from four countries risk death from starvation

Aid charities are already working in South Sudan. But in 1983, Khartoum reneged on the accords, unleashing another war between north and south. The country declared independence from Sudan in 2011, but disp...More..

N Korea says Kim Jong-nam murder suspects 'innocent'
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

N Korea says Kim Jong-nam murder suspects 'innocent'

More than 50 members of the press gathered in front of the embassy this afternoon to get comment from mission officials following Khalid's press conference and rumours that two suspects were hiding at the pre...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Turkish army permits female soldiers to wear headscarf

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has long pressed for the removal of restrictions on women wearing the headscarf in the officially secular state. More than 240 people were killed in the failed put...More..

How Kerala's courageous firemen prevented a major tragedy at Mittayitheruvu
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

How Kerala's courageous firemen prevented a major tragedy at Mittayitheruvu

The fire was first noticed around 11.40 am on the ground floor. But daring fire brigade personnel took these out of the building. Ten units of fire and rescue units from different fire stations are trying to pr...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Kremlin compiles dossier of Trump's psychological profile

Flynn is a Russian Federation hawk". Recently, it ramped up when Mike Flynn resigned from his position as national security adviser after admitting that he misled Vice President Pence and other senior adm...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

California storms: thousands evacuated over flood risk

Parts of San Jose were underwater after the Anderson Reservoir overflowed into Coyote Creek, a river that normally rolls quietly through the Santa Clara Valley. Resident Sandy Moll said she had prepared for abo...More..

Bashar al-Assad: US says Syria talks remain focused on 'political transition'
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bashar al-Assad: US says Syria talks remain focused on 'political transition'

The government delegation will be led by Syria's United Nations ambassador, Bashar Ja'afari. UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Wednesday he did not expect a breakthrough at the talks this w...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

US Jewish community centres receive bomb threats

She and her husband, Jared Kushner, are Jewish. On Tuesday, while President Donald Trump was touring the African-American Museum in Washington, he chose to speak out on the issue of widespread threats against J...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Brexit bill will be 'hefty'

Speaking in the Estonian capital Tallinn, he said: "That will take some time; yesterday I said it will take years". "So there is a big incentive for the other European states to make sure there is a free trad...More..

UN Calls for Pressing Actions on Famine Risk
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

UN Calls for Pressing Actions on Famine Risk

In Yemen, UNICEF says it is providing help for 320,000 children, but that much more help is needed. October 23, 2016: A naked child sits on the floor at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Bentiu, South S...More..

Brothers charged in alleged roadside attack on MSP trooper
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Brothers charged in alleged roadside attack on MSP trooper

MSP said the driver, 21-year-old Michael Scott Barber of Gobles, didn't have a license. According to state police, Guild tried to stop a motorcycle that Barber was driving south on US 31 Bypass near Matthew R...More..

Korean leader Kim assassinated in Malaysia: Yonhap
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Korean leader Kim assassinated in Malaysia: Yonhap

More suspects are being identified , Malaysian police say, including a senior North Korean diplomat, Hyon Kwang Song, who is believed to be hiding at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur . Officials have ...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump labels recent threats against Jewish community 'horrible'

On Monday, another wave of bomb threats hit 11 JCCs across the country, bringing the total to 69 incidents targeting 54 JCCs in 27 states, according to the JCCA. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which batt...More..