• Trump slams handling of Brexit by UK's May
Trump slams handling of Brexit by UK's May

Trump made the remark during a news conference in the Oval Office with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during the prime minister's annual trip to the White House and Capitol Hill. I regret Brexit's happening". Parliament has twice now rejected the withdrawal agreement May negotiated with the European Union, though it voted this week against lea...

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  • Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing
Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing

The lawyers for Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, have accused the Malaysian government of "discrimination" after an appeal for charges against Doan to be dropped in the same manner as those for Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah, 27, was rejected.

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  • Mumbai footbridge collapse kills five and injures dozens
Mumbai footbridge collapse kills five and injures dozens

Five of the dead have been identified as Apoorwa Prabhu (35), Ranjana Tambe (40), Zaheer Siraj Khan (32), Bhakti Shinde (40) and Tapendra Singh (35). Two of the deceased were employees of GT Hospital, where 10 casualties are receiving treatment, while others have been shifted to St George Hospital.

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  • House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today
House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today

One of Robert Mueller's "killers" is leaving the team now that Paul Manafort has been sentenced , sending a strong signal the special counsel probe may be nearing an end. Trump has repeatedly described the investigation as a "witch hunt" and repeatedly denied that he or his 2016 campaign conspired or colluded with the Russian election interfer...

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  • Police say active shooter situation reported in Christchurch, New Zealand
Police say active shooter situation reported in Christchurch, New Zealand

There are reports of up to six people dead with emergency service vehicles at Al Noor Mosque in central Christchurch and Linwood Masjid mosque. The video was from a Facebook Live stream believed to have been broadcast by one of the shooters.

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  • ‘Frightening experience’: Bangladesh cricket team escapes New Zealand mosque shooting
‘Frightening experience’: Bangladesh cricket team escapes New Zealand mosque shooting

Bangladesh's strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayen said the players were shaken up. Multiple casualties are feared in a "critical incident" early Friday as gunshots were heard near a mosque in New Zealand's east-coast city, worldwide media reported, with the Bangladeshi cricket team narrowly escaping danger.

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  • Rockets fired at Tel Aviv stopped by Israel's Iron Dome
Rockets fired at Tel Aviv stopped by Israel's Iron Dome

But it rattled Israeli nerves ahead of an April 9 election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term on the strength of his national security and diplomatic credentials. "Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli territory". "No interceptions were made by aerial defense systems. No damage or injuries wer...

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  • New book describes perils of crossing a White House power couple
New book describes perils of crossing a White House power couple

Ivanka and Jared supported bringing in Kelly, a temperamentally ironclad retired Marine Corps general, to whip the West Wing into shape after six months under former Republican Party boss Reince Priebus. The book, the Times reported, said that in his meeting with Ivanka Trump , Cohn was "shocked" by her reaction to his concerns and that she told...

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  • PM Theresa May faces challenge despite securing key Brexit changes
PM Theresa May faces challenge despite securing key Brexit changes

But the great majority of lawmakers, including most Conservative members of Parliament, will vote against a no-deal Brexit because they believe it would be economically damaging and disruptive. 'I would therefore like British MPs to support the measures, which are both British and European and which have taken form in agreed texts, an agreement at ...

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  • Australian man stops arrow with his mobile phone
Australian man stops arrow with his mobile phone

The attacker then fired an arrow but it hit the resident's smartphone and pierced it. The 43-year-old arrived home at his Nimbin property at 9am on Wednesday morning and got out of his auto. Police later arrived and arrested the attacker, who was aged 39. He was taken to Nimbin Police Station and charged with armed with intent to commit an indi...

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  • MoD to pay Bloody Sunday soldiers' fees
MoD to pay Bloody Sunday soldiers' fees

Sixteen other former soldiers and two suspected ex-members of the Official IRA, all of whom were also investigated as part of a major police murder probe, will not face prosecution, the PPS said. Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland, Stephen Herron said he was conscious relatives faced an "extremely hard day". "This does not mean ...

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  • Facebook under new criminal investigation for its data-sharing deals
Facebook under new criminal investigation for its data-sharing deals

The Times reported that a NY grand jury has subpoenaed records from at least two companies that make smartphones and other equipment. We wonder if the two subpoenaed companies will be revealed in the future. Facebook's disclosure was included in 747 pages of documents given to Congress in response to hundreds of questions about data privacy pose...

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  • Pakistan assures United States it will deal 'firmly' with terrorists
Pakistan assures United States it will deal 'firmly' with terrorists

The test comes amidst immensely strained relations between India and Pakistan, after the two nuclear powers nearly erupted into full-blown conflict last month. In Islamabad, Pakistan's Foreign Office said the goal of Mr. Qureshi's call was to provide Mr. Bolton Pakistan's perspective on the "recent regional developments".

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  • Beto O'Rourke to visit Iowa as 2020 announcement looms
Beto O'Rourke to visit Iowa as 2020 announcement looms

Cory Booker of New Jersey, a declared candidate, is also visiting SD-30 this weekend. O'Rourke has spoken to several Democratic advisers in recent weeks, some by telephone and others during visits to El Paso. "We are excited to share it with everyone soon". Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke will make his first trip to Iowa as a potentia...

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  • Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer
Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer

President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen got some reassuring advice last April from Rudy Giuliani - that Cohen had "friends in high places" and could "sleep well tonight", CNN reported Wednesday. Nadler indicated to reporters after the meeting Wednesday - which lasted roughly an hour - that Whitaker's follow-up comments did ...

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  • Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN
Brexit chaos: UK MPs reject Theresa May’s deal AGAIN

UK's Attorney General Geoffrey Cox on Tuesday said the government's last-ditch legal changes to the Brexit agreement reduced but did not rule out the risk that the country could be indefinitely bound to the Irish backstop clause. At a news conference, they announced changes created to overcome lawmakers' concerns about provisions created to ...

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  • Alleged New York mob boss shot and killed on Staten Island
Alleged New York mob boss shot and killed on Staten Island

Franceso "Frank" Cali was taken to Staten Island University Hospital North and pronounced dead, the New York Post reported . The Gambino operation is said to be one of the five historic Italian-US mafia families in NY. Giuliani, who at the time was the United States Attorney for the Southern District of NY, condemned the killings and vowed to fi...

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  • Beto O'Rourke launches 2020 bid for president, Texas TV station confirms
Beto O'Rourke launches 2020 bid for president, Texas TV station confirms

Beto O'Rourke speaks to Oprah Winfrey on stage during a taping of her TV show in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 5, 2019. Of late, O'Rourke has tried to distance himself from some left-leaning candidates, such as Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA, whom Trump has derided as "socialists".

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  • Catherine Shaw: Body found in search for backpacker
Catherine Shaw: Body found in search for backpacker

The family deserve respect and time to come to terms with their tragic loss - not to have Catherine's last hours dissected in such a graphic manner all over social media. Ms Shaw has been travelling since September and has been to Mexico and California. A puppy which Ms Shaw took with her when she left the accommodation was found at the peak of...

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  • All 157 aboard, including 8 Americans, killed in plane crash over Ethiopia
All 157 aboard, including 8 Americans, killed in plane crash over Ethiopia

Crash debris appeared to be spread across a large flat plain. The Max mock-up is the newest version of Boeing's workhorse 737 models, the world's most popular commercial aircraft. At least 21 staff members from the United Nations were killed in the crash, said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who led a moment of silence at a meeting where...

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