World Media


High water, minor flooding forecast for Columbia River High water, minor flooding forecast for Columbia River
- May 17, 2018

Floods in Frederick County stranded a MARC train on Tuesday night with 85 passengers on board and resulted in about 60 water rescues. Recent heavy rain has once again pushed several northwest OH rivers out of their banks. Additional rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches is expected, according to the National Weather Service . The river crested late Friday at 13.82 feet, its highest level since 1908, and the second-highest level ever recorded. (more...)
'Dozen' Ambulances Rush to NJ Highway Crash Between School Bus, Dump Truck 'Dozen' Ambulances Rush to NJ Highway Crash Between School Bus, Dump Truck
- May 17, 2018

Officials said the bus came from East Brook Middle School, which had a fifth-grade class trip to Waterloo Village scheduled on its calendar for today. A tragic highway crash has left least two people dead and many injured, according to new reports . The highway is closed in both directions in the area, with westbound traffic diverted at exit 26. (more...)
Lithuanian foreign minister criticizes opening of Kerch Strait Bridge Lithuanian foreign minister criticizes opening of Kerch Strait Bridge
- May 17, 2018

Kiev, the United States and the European Union criticized the opening of the road-and-rail bridge and called it a violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity. The 29-member North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is pursuing a dual-track policy towards the Kremlin of defence and deterrence coupled with an offer of dialogue. (more...)
Zuckerberg agrees to European parliament meeting Zuckerberg agrees to European parliament meeting
- May 17, 2018

A spokesperson for Facebook confirmed Zuckerberg accepted the EU Parliament's invitation. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European parliament in a closed-door meeting next Tuesday about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company. (more...)
Bodyguards Attached to Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko Withdrawn Bodyguards Attached to Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko Withdrawn
- May 17, 2018

He defended Miguna, saying, "he meets all the requirements provided for in the constitution, the Leadership and Integrity Act, the Elections Act and the County Government Act". "Pursuant to the Supreme Court Advisory Opinion in Reference 1 of 2015, I hereby nominate Hon". In a letter doing the rounds on social media, controversial governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko, writes to the speaker of the county assembly, asking that Miguna is vetted and approved for the position. (more...)
Ernesto Valverde explains Lionel Messi cameo and Barcelona's South Africa inspiration Ernesto Valverde explains Lionel Messi cameo and Barcelona's South Africa inspiration
- May 17, 2018

The hastily arranged friendly match, which earned Barcelona three million euros from billionaire Sundowns owner Patrice Motsepe, was ostensibly to mark 100 years since the birth of Mandela. The 30-year-old led the Catalans to a double this season but their unbeaten run came to a rude shock last weekend after losing 5-4 to Levante in their second to the last La Liga game. (more...)
Explosive eruption at Hawaii volcano Explosive eruption at Hawaii volcano
- May 17, 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky. Eruptive fissures from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano have been spreading lava through parts of Leilani Estates near Pahoa since the start of May. (more...)
NWS: Tuesday's weather created 5 tornadoes in New York, Connecticut NWS: Tuesday's weather created 5 tornadoes in New York, Connecticut
- May 17, 2018

The agency determined a tornado with maximum wind speeds of 95 miles per hour traveled a 0.7-mile path through Winsted; another struck near the Barkhamsted Reservoir, but its wind speeds and path couldn't be determined. The NWS completed a storm survey of the damage Wednesday night. Putnam County grappled with 144 closed roads. Officials say meteotsunamis are driven by air-pressure disturbances often associated with fast-moving weather events, such as severe thunderstorms, squalls, and other ... (more...)
Jordan urges European Union to recognise East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine Jordan urges European Union to recognise East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine
- May 17, 2018

Listening to Judge Jeanine Pirro on Fox News rave about this was highly concerning because of her messianic account of Trump and her attempt to make the movement of the embassy a feat of prophetic fulfilment and hastening some kind of apocalyptic end-time. (more...)
Karnataka fallout: Congress to meet Goa governor Friday to protest 'double standards' Karnataka fallout: Congress to meet Goa governor Friday to protest 'double standards'
- May 17, 2018

Yeddyurappa taking oath as Karnataka chief minister Thursday, the Congress has made a decision to meet Goa governor Mridula Sinha to learn why the same principle of inviting the single largest party can not be followed in her state. "We would be holding a one-day dharna tomorrow against the murder of democracy in Karnataka. Tomorrow at 1pm we will meet Bihar Governor". "Alliance partners of the BJP here have not been completely happy and now more so with the CM not being here", Kavlekar said. (more...)
Children were on bus that crashed with truck Children were on bus that crashed with truck
- May 17, 2018

The front end of the bus appeared to be crushed or ripped off, and it was sheared off its undercarriage. NY reports that the bus came from East Brook Middle School in Paramus, a public school serving roughly 650 students in grades 5-8. Injuries were reported but the extent of the injuries were not immediately clear, according to the police department in Mount Olive Township, which is about 50 miles west of New York City . (more...)
Britain taken to court by European Commission over air pollution Britain taken to court by European Commission over air pollution
- May 17, 2018

The European Commission will take France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, and Britain to the EU Court of Justice for failing to respect air quality limits, the EU executive said on Thursday. While being most acute in London, illegal levels of air pollution is a problem across the UK. "We will shortly build on our £3.5bn plan to tackle roadside emissions with a comprehensive clean air strategy". (more...)
IShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS) Short Interest Down 90.4% in April IShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF (ERUS) Short Interest Down 90.4% in April
- May 17, 2018

Many traders will use moving averages for different periods of time in conjunction with other indicators to help gauge future stock price action. The main assumption is that prices tend to reverse when ranges widen beyond historical averages. (more...)
Liberal MP to push for live export ban, despite review Liberal MP to push for live export ban, despite review
- May 17, 2018

However the government won't ban live exports during the northern summer. Under the government's changes, sheep will be given up to 39 per cent more space on ships. Independent observers will also be placed on export ships, but the RSPCA's Dr Bidda Jones argues that won't guarantee animals survive the journey. "The standard we walk past, is the standard we accept", Mr Littleproud said. (more...)
British Columbia is just defending its interests on pipeline: BC premier British Columbia is just defending its interests on pipeline: BC premier
- May 17, 2018

The announcement , coming on the very day when the company's Calgary-based Canadian operation is scheduled to hold its annual meeting, bore the hallmarks of an effort to ratchet up the pressure in advance of Kinder Morgan's May 31 deadline. (more...)
Karnataka: BJP MLAs elect Yeddyurappa leader of its legislative party Karnataka: BJP MLAs elect Yeddyurappa leader of its legislative party
- May 17, 2018

These 115 MLAs would qualify as majority and when they stake the claim to form the government, it becomes the Governor's binding to do so. The hearing will have a three-judge bench of Justice A.K. One of the BJP MLAs had said Yeddyurappa will take oath as chief minister on Thursday, much before it was confirmed officially. The decision as to who would be invited to form government rests with Governor Vajubhai Vala, and there have been precedents for both options in the past. (more...)
Adopt a Pit Bull! Adopt a Pit Bull!
- May 17, 2018

The attack happened at around 11:45 a.m. Police say three dogs were in a designated unleashed area when two of the dogs, one brown pit bull and one gray pit bull, attacked the other dog, an Ilhasapoo named Bloom. Jones says one of those pit bulls took part in Wednesday's attack. This is not the first time Craft's pit bulls have gotten in trouble. SFPD said the suspect then leashed his pit bulls and left the scene without giving his name or any information regarding his dogs' vaccination ... (more...)
What happened in Karnataka happens in countries like Pakistan, says Rahul Gandhi What happened in Karnataka happens in countries like Pakistan, says Rahul Gandhi
- May 17, 2018

Legislative Party leader and CM hopeful HD Kumaraswamy levelled more allegations against the BJP, claiming that the party was using central agencies like the Enforcement Directorate, the CBI and Income Tax Department to intimidate and poach MLAs from the Congress and the JD (S). (more...)
European Union accused of 'interfering' in Italian politics European Union accused of 'interfering' in Italian politics
- May 17, 2018

Mr. Berlusconi, 81, the colorful and polarizing four-time prime minister who resigned from his last government in disgrace in 2011, has been an unexpected wild card in the process. Brussels has called on the next Italian government, which is likely to be formed by Eurosceptic parties, to remain on the "European path" and not tear up the EU's strategy for controlling migration. (more...)
Congress To Demand The Congress To Demand The "Karnataka Model" In Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya
- May 17, 2018

Yadav said the party has also requested the Bihar Governor to dissolve the state government. Similarly, former Bihar deputy CM and leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Tejashwi Yadav has said he will meet with Governor Satya Pal Malik and stake claim to form government in the state, now ruled by a Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party alliance. (more...)
Woman tortured to death by a pack of dachshunds Woman tortured to death by a pack of dachshunds
- May 17, 2018

Six of the dogs were a dachsund/terrier mix and she thought one was a border collie mix. The other six were euthanized at the owner's request, KTEN reported . Dinwiddie said that the animals were "infested with fleas and ticks". "We were cleaning ticks off ourselves all day", Dinwiddie said. Dinwiddie said all the dogs had characteristics of a dachsund, such as their "knobby legs, knees, very short-legged dogs and their coats". (more...)
Nigeria's population to rise 189 million between 2018 and 2050 Nigeria's population to rise 189 million between 2018 and 2050
- May 17, 2018

Tokyo, with 37 million people, is now the most populated city, followed by New Delhi with 29 million, Shanghai with 26 million and Mexico City and Sao Paulo, each with around 22 million dwellers. In related news, cities like Nagasaki and Busan have experienced a significant decline in their population since the start of the 21st century. The report also projected that the world's population itself will peak in a few years and decline by 2050. (more...)
Jay Rock Returns With Kendrick Lamar-Assisted Single 'Win' Jay Rock Returns With Kendrick Lamar-Assisted Single 'Win'
- May 17, 2018

Californian rapper and Top Dawg Entertainment signee Jay Rock has released a triumphant new track "Win" featuring Kendrick Lamar . "I just had a minor little setback", Rock said. "I was just healing up, and when I healed up, I just locked in the studio". After hinting at his third album on the first verse and letting the beat get its proper look, the second verse is when Rock decidedly turns up. (more...)
5 found dead, 1 injured in Ponder home shooting 5 found dead, 1 injured in Ponder home shooting
- May 17, 2018

In her Facebook post, Simpson said she had been shot and was likely facing more surgeries. KXAS reported that the Ponder Volunteer Fire Department was called to investigate what was initially dispatched as a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 8:30 a.m.at a one-story brick residence in the 600 block of Lonestar Park Lane. (more...)
Takfiri Militants Pull Out of Their Last Stronghold in Central Syria Takfiri Militants Pull Out of Their Last Stronghold in Central Syria
- May 17, 2018

On May 2, the Syrian regime and opposition groups agreed to a cease-fire in the Homs province's northern countryside. Units from the Syrian Army and other government forces have been looking to build on their impressive territorial gains in Damascus' East Ghouta region, via operation Damascus Steel, and are continuing to oust Daesh* terrorists from their remaining positions in south Damascus. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 next »