• Plane crash kills 2 people, causes damage in Yorba Linda, California
Plane crash kills 2 people, causes damage in Yorba Linda, California

A two-storey house in the Yorba Linda neighbourhood was struck by part of the plane and burst into flames, causing panic throughout the community. It is still unclear whether or not the pilot is one of the deceased. Only one structure was involved in the crash, fire authorities said. The plane came to a stop on a backyard downhill from the burned...

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  • Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter
Murder warrants issued for escaped Texas MMA fighter

Fugitive former MMA fighter Cedric Marks is considered "extremely dangerous" by U.S. police. Law enforcement could be seen sprinting down a highway access road and swarming a Conroe Walmart. Texas Prisoner Transport Services has contracts with several Central Texas departments, including Bell County, McLennan County and Hill County. An ex-g...

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  • Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution
Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution

The launch followed a USA warning to Iran against undertaking three planned rocket launches that Washington said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution. U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in May of a year ago, accusing Tehran, among other things, of working to develop its long-range ballistic missi...

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  • British MPs 'deeply troubled' by Nissan UK investment reports
British MPs 'deeply troubled' by Nissan UK investment reports

He said the news would be "interpreted by a lot of people as a decision related to Brexit" and that "uncertainty around the UK's future relationship with the European Union is not helping companies like ours to plan for the future". But on Sunday, Nissan, which operates Britain's single-biggest auto factory where it builds roughly 30 percent of t...

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  • Russia's European Union envoy: Developments in Venezuela should not lead to civil war
Russia's European Union envoy: Developments in Venezuela should not lead to civil war

The opposition leader, who has been recognised as the interim President of the country by the United States and the European Union , has not ruled out accepting military support by the U.S. Last week, street protests turned violent in days of unrest that killed almost three dozen people in clashes with government security forces. "Maduro has to le...

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  • Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends
Blocked calls, long a mystery, went to longtime Trump family friends

One of the mysteries which has kept many journalists awake at nights had to do with calls Donald Trump Jr. made to three blocked numbers, two before the meeting and one after. the president and his son misled the country about meetings the campaign was having with Russians". At the meeting, Trump Jr. was expecting a Russian lawyer linked to the K...

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  • 130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges
130 students arrested in visa sting face only civil immigration charges

The prosecutor maintains that the students arrested knew they were participating in the illegal operation, they call it a "pay-to-stay" scheme. "As part of this investigation, numerous foreign nationals face administrative immigration violations", said the official.

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  • Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border
Trump leans toward declaring state of emergency on border

But we will, at the same time, be building - regardless, we're building wall and we're building a lot of wall. Trump tweeted Friday: "We will soon have destroyed 100% of the Caliphate, but will be watching them closely". Trump, as he often has, claimed erroneously that "Large sections of WALL have already been built with much more either under cons...

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  • Bomb threat shuts Australia international airport
Bomb threat shuts Australia international airport

Police have shot a man behind an apparent bomb threat at Brisbane International Airport. The incident began just before 9pm on Sunday night in the terminal's food court when the man allegedly pulled out a knife and placed a metal object on a table following an argument with a woman.

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  • Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran
Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

For anyone hoping that foreign operations are no longer using social media to try to meddle in and influence debate and policy in the United States and all over the world, Thursday should be a wakeup call. Also on Thursday, Twitter released an assessment of activity on the social networking service during last year's USA midterm elections. Page ...

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  • Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands
Nigeria’s Vice President survives as his helicopter crash lands

What would have been a national disaster was averted on Saturday, February 2, 2019 , as the chopper of Nigeria's vice president, Yemi Osinbajo , crash-landed in Kabba, a town in Kogi state. In June 2017, he survived a similar accident when the chopper he was traveling in crash-landed shortly after take off in Gwagawalada, Abuja. Nigeria's air...

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  • Virginia governor's yearbook page shows photo of men in blackface, KKK robes
Virginia governor's yearbook page shows photo of men in blackface, KKK robes

Northam called several state Democratic officials to say that he isn't one of the men in a photo from his university yearbook depicting two people - one in blackface, the other dressed in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood, according to various U.S.

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  • United Kingdom to formulate Irish border proposals 'in a few days' - Hunt
United Kingdom to formulate Irish border proposals 'in a few days' - Hunt

Mr Corbyn also accused Mrs May of "promoting "Project Fear" as he attacked "shambolic preparations" for a no-deal Brexit as "too little, too late". "My aim is to ensure that Stoke-on-Trent receives its fair share of government funding to grow a vibrant and prosperous local economy", he will say, according to speech extracts released by his of...

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  • Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert
Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

The 48-year-old was criticised after rejecting calls to boycott her concert to show support for jailed women's rights activists in the country. Saudi Arabia has taken some measures to allow more freedoms for women, but it has also taken steps against activists who have been demanding for more.

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  • Groundhog Day 2019: What time will Punxsutawney Phil make his prediction?
Groundhog Day 2019: What time will Punxsutawney Phil make his prediction?

Should he not see his shadow, we will have an early spring. Punxsutawney Phil - that famous Pennsylvania groundhog - awoke from his burrow this morning, and he didn't see his shadow. He was not able to see his shadow. That's about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of Pittsburgh. While the exact calculations are disputed, IFC's Simon Gallagh...

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  • IS still has 'thousands' of fighters, seeking comeback: United States intel chief
IS still has 'thousands' of fighters, seeking comeback: United States intel chief

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump , the Senate has voted 68-23 to advance an amendment that would oppose withdrawal of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan. The Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act wraps together five bills into one package. It boosts military support for Israel and Jordan, two U.S.

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  • United Kingdom to formulate Irish border proposals 'in a few days': Hunt - International
United Kingdom to formulate Irish border proposals 'in a few days': Hunt - International

What is now sparking renewed interest is the claimed breakthrough in the Westminster parliament that could lead to a final agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom on the terms of the latter's withdrawal from the bloc. The British parliament is expected to hold another "meaningful vote" on February 14 on May's supposedly altered ...

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  • US, Russia Nuclear Treaty Talks Fail
US, Russia Nuclear Treaty Talks Fail

Close cooperation between Russian Federation and China is not aimed against third states, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on 30 January following U.S. They met on the sidelines of a meeting of the U.N. Security Council's five permanent members - the United States, Russia , China, France and Britain - all nuclear powers.

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  • Sinkhole turns out to be mystery tunnel near bank in Florida
Sinkhole turns out to be mystery tunnel near bank in Florida

The FBI agent invited the person responsible for the tunnel to come forward and explain his reasoning. The employees called the Federal Bureau of Investigation after spotting the entrance of the tunnel in a wooded area. Investigators looks inside a pothole in Pembroke Pines where a tunnel was discovered under the road near a bank. The bank remained...

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  • Trump says Afghanistan talks 'proceeding well'
Trump says Afghanistan talks 'proceeding well'

Areas in which both sides have hailed progress - plans for the withdrawal of foreign troops 17 years after the US -led ouster of the Taliban and assurances that Afghanistan won't become a base for al Qaeda or Islamic State - still need detailed negotiation, sources on both sides said.

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