Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand South Island

The mayor then warned "we are expecting homes to be flooded", pushing civilians who are in low-lying spots to carry out an evacuation. The cyclone hit the Pacific islands of Fiji and Tonga last week, bringing with it winds of up to 171mph and c... More..

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UK Not Looking For
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

UK Not Looking For "Race To The Bottom" After Brexit, Davis Says

Also, of utmost importance is Brexit Minister David Davis' speech, due later today, where he will supposedly set out his thoughts against the backdrop of continuing negotiations over a transition deal, wher...More..

California Assemblywoman Christina Garcia Fired Staffer For Not Playing Spin The Bottle
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

California Assemblywoman Christina Garcia Fired Staffer For Not Playing Spin The Bottle

At first he thought she was just trying to steady herself, but then Garcia grabbed his back, he said, and began to stroke it. He said Kernick was sacked for underwhelming performance at his job, even after bein...More..

Angela Merkel to appoint new CDU general secretary
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Angela Merkel to appoint new CDU general secretary

She is now expected to be voted into the role at a February 26 CDU party congress. Germany's far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has surpassed the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) for ...More..

Mob Drags Out Two Rape Accused From Police Station, Lynches Them
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mob Drags Out Two Rape Accused From Police Station, Lynches Them

He added that the mob used traditional weapons, batons and iron rods to lynch the duo accused - Jagdish Lohar, 25, and Sanjay Sobor, 30. They reported that the girl's decapitated body had been found in a tea ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Flood watch in effect; sleet, freezing rain later

Additionally, Dane, Green, Rock, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Walworth and Waukesha counties are included in a flood watch from 6 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. This includes dips, low spots, canyons, w...More..

Mueller unveils new indictment, charging lawyer with lying to investigators
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mueller unveils new indictment, charging lawyer with lying to investigators

The document submitted by Mueller is an "Information" document prepared for the Court in advance of a likely guilty plea from Van der Zwaan. Gates and Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, were ind...More..

Venezuela's new bitcoin: an ingenious plan or worthless cryptocurrency?
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Venezuela's new bitcoin: an ingenious plan or worthless cryptocurrency?

Sanctions by the U.S. have banned financial institutions lending to the South American country and have made debt refinancing nearly impossible as the country approaches bankruptcy. What's more, it is to be ext...More..

'Black Panther' Sets Record With $192M Opening
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

'Black Panther' Sets Record With $192M Opening

There is an early scene where T'Challa, the Black Panther , talks with one of the tribal chiefs about allowing refugees into their country. And it's the biggest non-Star Wars opening debut since Jurassic W...More..

Korea offers condolences to Iranian leader over deadly plane crash
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Korea offers condolences to Iranian leader over deadly plane crash

An official at the Iran Civil Aviation Organisation said that the pilot had not declared an emergency situation and the plane's Emergency Locator Transmitter had not transmitted signals after the incident. Asem...More..

Kim Yo Jong, North Korea's propaganda princess, is reportedly pregnant
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kim Yo Jong, North Korea's propaganda princess, is reportedly pregnant

Seoul hopes to assist in the Japanese investigation into the Coincheck heist to gain information that could uncover details about the cybercrimes in South Korea , the source said . A USA monitor group said t...More..

Outside Expert Advises PA Supreme Court In Redrawing Congressional Map
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Outside Expert Advises PA Supreme Court In Redrawing Congressional Map

If the three candidates from Indiana County give up the quest for the 13th District seat, the field narrows to six Republicans and zero Democrats . The new 7th Congressional District. The court aims to corre...More..

Fresh tensions between Israel, Gaza militants unlikely escalate into large-scale conflict
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Fresh tensions between Israel, Gaza militants unlikely escalate into large-scale conflict

No injuries were reported according to paramedics, but severe damage was caused to homes of eastern Gaza residents. Israeli media reported that the airstrikes were in response to rocketfire from southern Ga...More..

Scores of Syrian civilians killed in government airstrikes
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Scores of Syrian civilians killed in government airstrikes

Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Valentine's Day, adding that for the Geneva process to work, Russian Federation must pressure Assad to change his behavior. Food, fuel, and medicine have dwindled. Jakob Kern, t...More..

Trump Jr. arriving in India with business, foreign policy in mind
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Jr. arriving in India with business, foreign policy in mind

Not only are The Trump Tower properties across four cities of Mumbai , Pune , Kolkata and Delhi selling quickly, the presidents birthday has also been celebrated across the country. Rather, he turned the ...More..

Gassed Kvitova Still Extends Streak, beats Muguruza for WTA Doha Trophy
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Gassed Kvitova Still Extends Streak, beats Muguruza for WTA Doha Trophy

The Czech 16th seed clinched a 3-6 6-3 6-4 win over Spain's Garbine Muguruza for her second title in three weeks as well as reclaiming her place in the top 10 having started the season ranked at 29. She also be...More..

Ten Years After Proclamation of Independence, Kosovo 'Still in Crisis' - Scholar
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Ten Years After Proclamation of Independence, Kosovo 'Still in Crisis' - Scholar

Children from the two ethnic communities rarely mix. Kosovo is recognized by 117 countries, including the US and most Western powers but Serbia still sees Kosovo as part of its own territory and has the sup...More..

PyeongChang 2018: Yarnold is double Olympic Champion as Deas takes bronze
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

PyeongChang 2018: Yarnold is double Olympic Champion as Deas takes bronze

Afterward he spoke of Christie: "I had a phone call and she told me she was fine". Yarnold was joined on the podium by team-mate Laura Deas , who claimed bronze behind silver medallist Jacqueline Loelling of...More..

US, Canada back in women's hockey final
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

US, Canada back in women's hockey final

Dani Cameranesi (USA): Two goals and three points in USA's win over Finland . Yes, the USA dominated puck possession and again outshot its opponent by more than a 2-1 margin, 38-14. But Stauber, the team's co...More..

Trump has sharply criticized for his tweets about Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump has sharply criticized for his tweets about Russian Federation

Several lawmakers, including a fellow Republican, also rejected Trump's linking of the FBI's missteps in preventing the shooting to the Russian Federation probe. He did not mention how the administration is p...More..

Mexico natural disaster: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mexico natural disaster: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 14

Alejandro Murat were unharmed in the crash. But five women, four men, and the three children were killed, the Oaxaca prosecutor's office said. However, something worse happened later that day, when a chopper...More..

by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Secret Service Detains Driver of Press Van After Gun Discovered

The security screening took place in a parking lot across the street from the Mar-a-Lago resort, about an hour before press vans were to joined up with the presidential motorcade . "The Secret Service can conf...More..

Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Trump Is The Worst President, Expert Ranking Survey Reveals On Presidents' Day

The American Political Science Association is out with a new ranking of U.S. presidents for Presidents' Day , but don't expect the current White House occupant to be celebrating the results. In a more specif...More..

LeBron James made the All-Star Game fun again
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

LeBron James made the All-Star Game fun again

LeBron James sinks a basket during the 2018 NBA All-Star Game , February 18, 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles , California. LeBron James and Kevin Durant carried their team to victory. The NBA ...More..

Support builds for Florida GOP mega-donor's ultimatum on assault weapon ban
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Support builds for Florida GOP mega-donor's ultimatum on assault weapon ban

On Monday, Al Hoffman repeated his claim on CNN that he will withhold raising any more money for Republican candidates or committees unless they embrace a ban on the sale of assault weapons to civilians. A...More..

ICE Arrests Nearly 200 Convicted Criminal Illegal Immigrants
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

ICE Arrests Nearly 200 Convicted Criminal Illegal Immigrants

The 122 notices came after 77 notices served to businesses in northern California earlier in 2018, The Washington Times reported . "ICE officers have a mission to promote homeland security and public safet...More..

Netanyahu confidants named as suspects in new corruption probe by Israel police
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Netanyahu confidants named as suspects in new corruption probe by Israel police

Their alleged offer was to Hila Gerstel, a judge involved in a graft probe into Sara Netanyahu over alleged misuse of public funds. Gerstel and Hayut, who has since been appointed president of the Supreme Court...More..

21-year old Christian Coleman sets new 60m indoor world record
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

21-year old Christian Coleman sets new 60m indoor world record

However, the rising United States athlete managed to finish the 60m indoor race with an impressive time of 6.34s in Albuquerque to set a new world record in the 60m indoor race category. I was just trying to ...More..

Xbox One X and One S will soon support 1440p
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Xbox One X and One S will soon support 1440p

I's definitely got the potential. As reported by Windows Central , the Xbox One X targets 4K displays and, using supersampling tech, delivers some smooth visual upgrades on 1080p displays. By tapping into th...More..

Local schools experience threats following Florida shooting
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Local schools experience threats following Florida shooting

Sweetwater High School, which is in the Monroe County School System, has a school resource officer on campus. Wood said described the boy who made the threat as "always friendly". "We look forward to a regula...More..

Imran Khan sets the gossip magazines ablaze with his third marriage
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Imran Khan sets the gossip magazines ablaze with his third marriage

Opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed and other PTI legislators Dr Murad Rass, Nabila Hakim Ali Khan and others also reacted strongly to the minister's answer saying that he was clearly targeting their party...More..

Woman charged over abusive note to paramedics on ambulance
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Woman charged over abusive note to paramedics on ambulance

On Monday morning, in a statement on Twitter, Staffordshire police confirmed that the woman, 26, had been arrested for a Section 5 public order offence. They added: "Sadly, as this ambulance crew discovered...More..

Expect Maldives will not extend emergency beyond today: MEA
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Expect Maldives will not extend emergency beyond today: MEA

Maldives president Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday extended the emergency in the island nation by another 30 days after an extraordinary meeting of the national security committee of the Majlis ( parliament...More..

Partygoer steals thumb from Terracotta statue at United States museum
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Partygoer steals thumb from Terracotta statue at United States museum

The FBI said Rohana snuck away from the party and used a cellular telephone as a flashlight to look at exhibits that were displayed in a closed-off showroom. He has been released on a US$15,000 bail and has han...More..

Consumers Energy is going coal
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Consumers Energy is going coal

She's talking about the Consumers Energy's decision to stop burning coal to produce electricity and to get 40% of its energy from renewable sources by the year 2040. "We want to make sure we have flexibility in...More..