• Storm Diana to bring gale-force winds to Preston
Storm Diana to bring gale-force winds to Preston

Met Eireann have upgraded their weather warnings. The Met Office has already issued severe weather warnings with the storm expected to bring gale force winds and downpours to much of the country on Wednesday into the early hours of Thursday.

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  • Paul Manafort 'visited Julian Assange' at London embassy
Paul Manafort 'visited Julian Assange' at London embassy

In this case, the free-press advocates pointed out that Assange has been holed up since 2012 under a grant of asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for fear of prosecution in the US. Although embassy logs reportedly show no evidence of Manafort's visit, the Guardian claims to have seen an internal document written by Ecuadorian intelligence...

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  • Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets Chechen leader Kadyrov
Saudi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman meets Chechen leader Kadyrov

Republican politicians in the United States have split with Donald Trump over Jamal Khashoggi's killing, publicly questioning and raising concerns about the USA president's continued embrace of Saudi Arabia in light of the gruesome murder.

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  • White House pastry chefs make National Mall in gingerbread
White House pastry chefs make National Mall in gingerbread

The tree measures 18 feet tall and is dressed in over 500 feet of blue velvet ribbon embroidered in gold with each State and territory. 40 trees line the walls as one walks down the East Colonnade, and in the East Garden Room, viewers will see the First Family's Christmas card and ornament.

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  • Chuck Grassley Goes After Roberts for Trump Comments
Chuck Grassley Goes After Roberts for Trump Comments

Although Roberts has defended the judiciary in the past, the remarks - released in response to a question from the Associated Press - marked the first time he's directly responded to comments made by Trump . In injecting himself into the rough-and-tumble of Washington , Roberts validates Trump's criticism. There's no such thing, Roberts dec...

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  • Man fatally shoots woman at Florida Walmart
Man fatally shoots woman at Florida Walmart

Once the SWAT team arrived, they entered the home and found the man with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. "Everybody (was) running out saying there is a shooting at Walmart and not to go in there", said one witness. She was pronounced dead at the scene. When she got outside the Walmart in Ocala she saw the man riding a bicycle ...

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  • Strong quake rocks western Iran
Strong quake rocks western Iran

But many buildings collapsed or sustained major damage in the 2017 quake, which also injured more than 9,000 people. The natural disaster hit 20km (12 miles) away from the city of Sarpol-e Zahab, at a depth of 10km, at about 20:00 local time on Sunday, the US Geological Survey ( USGS ) said.

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  • Russian Federation blames Ukraine for provoking naval standoff near Crimea
Russian Federation blames Ukraine for provoking naval standoff near Crimea

Ukraine will be under martial law for 30 days after the country's Parliament voted to support President Petro Poroshenko's motion, arguing it was needed to fight "growing aggression from Russia ". Ukraine says its vessels were in operating in accordance with global maritime rules. Both countries have accused each other of harassing each other...

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  • Trump takes transgender troops case to court
Trump takes transgender troops case to court

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from military service. "There is no urgency here and no reason for the Court to weigh in at this juncture", says Jennifer Levi, transgender rights project director of GLBTQ Legal Ad...

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  • TLP chief Khadim Rizvi arrested in Lahore
TLP chief Khadim Rizvi arrested in Lahore

Rizvi leads the Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) party, which earlier this month blocked roads in Pakistan's biggest cities for three days and threatened the Supreme Court judges who acquitted Asia Bibi - urging their cooks and servants to kill them.

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  • 1 teen dead, 2 others injured after Alabama mall shooting
1 teen dead, 2 others injured after Alabama mall shooting

Authorities say the shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, a nearby suburb of Birmingham. A teen boy and young girl were rushed to the hospital after a gunman opened fire on a mall in Alabama during the craziness of post-Thanksgiving shopping .

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  • American Missionary’s Last Letter Before He Was Killed in Andaman
American Missionary’s Last Letter Before He Was Killed in Andaman

There's no way we can get it back. According to NDTV , John was killed by a whirlwind of arrows shot towards him by the Sentinelese people on November 16. "He loved creation and being out in it, I think having probably found and connected with God that way, and deeply so". "I have no question it was to bring the gospel of Jesus to them", Mr.

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  • Chicago police officer shot, wounded following traffic stop on south side
Chicago police officer shot, wounded following traffic stop on south side

After a shooting at Chicago-based Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, hospital staff and medical professionals across the country shared their condolences and emotional messages about the victims. Four years ago, fire department officials learned of the threats to the cadet and told Lopez that he would be disciplined. "In the end, he didn't show u...

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  • CIA recordings of MBS call to 'silence' Khashoggi prove Trump's claims false
CIA recordings of MBS call to 'silence' Khashoggi prove Trump's claims false

Host Julie Banderas interjected to note that Khashoggi was critical of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman , who supposedly ordered Khashoggi to be killed. He described Saudi Arabia is an "important market" both for the United States and Britain, arguing that the West's reluctance to hold Riyadh accountable for Khashoggi's killing indicate ...

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  • India endorses Pakistan’s offer to open Kartarpur border
India endorses Pakistan’s offer to open Kartarpur border

Aranjeet Singh and Sunil Kumar were not allowed to enter Gurdwara Nankana Sahib on Wednesday night and Gurdwara Sacha Sauda on Thursday, saying that the Indian government has hurt the sentiments of Sikhs by allowing the screening of the film " Nanak Shah Fakir ".

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  • Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier
Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier

Yesterday, Mr Trump tweeted again and doubled down on those claims. He said the U.S. has only provided a "miniscule" 20 billion dollars in aid. Pakistan's Foreign Office on Tuesday summoned a senior United States diplomat in Islamabad to protest against President Donald Trump's "unnecessary and baseless" allegations against the countr...

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  • 40 people killed, dozen injured after explosion at religious scholars’ meet
40 people killed, dozen injured after explosion at religious scholars’ meet

Health Ministry official Wahedullah Majroh told VOA at least 24 people were brought to the hospital in "critical condition". Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars. The attack is the first of its kind against a Sunni religious gathering in Afghanistan, the Washington Post reported. The bomber ...

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  • Gold Coast baby girl died in NSW
Gold Coast baby girl died in NSW

The person who found the child was not believed to have been a school leaver and no link between the child's death and schoolies celebrations had been found, police said. If people are saying they heard this child crying out for help, and nobody came, that's an absolute disgrace". Detective Inspector Marc Hogan, of Gold Coast CIB, confirmed t...

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  • EU, UK agree to 'ambitious' post-Brexit ties
EU, UK agree to 'ambitious' post-Brexit ties

European Union ambassadors expect to receive a draft on Thursday morning before a meeting with Sabine Weyand, the EU's deputy chief negotiator. After the draft declaration was agreed on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez repeated a threat to scupper the deal if Madrid's concerns about Gibraltar are not addressed.

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  • President stops by Fla. Coast Guard station with Thanksgiving greetings
President stops by Fla. Coast Guard station with Thanksgiving greetings

Trump said "large numbers of people are forming at our border", and said, "in many cases, we have no idea who they are, and in many cases, they're not good people". Tensions rose at the border when a local official and a human rights activist tried to convince the migrants both of the benefits of remaining in Mexico, and to submit their United Sta...

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  • PH, China seek cooperation pact on oil deal within a year
PH, China seek cooperation pact on oil deal within a year

Demonstrators voiced opposition to the construction of Chinese maritime military bases in worldwide waters in the South China Sea, as well as onerous loan deals to finance Chinese-led projects under Xi's ambitious, global "one belt, one road" infrastructure scheme, CNN Philippines reported.

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  • Donald Trump leaves Finnish leader puzzled with claim forests are raked
Donald Trump leaves Finnish leader puzzled with claim forests are raked

The derisive hashtag #haravointi , which is Finnish for " raking ", has been the rallying cry for some sardonic Finnish wit and memery. "Anybody needs their floors raked?" tweeted National Basketball Association team Chicago Bulls' Finnish star Lauri Markkanen with a picture of him holding a rake.

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  • Amid Deadly California \'Camp Fire,\' Governor Requests Major Disaster Declaration
Amid Deadly California \'Camp Fire,\' Governor Requests Major Disaster Declaration

Both fires have been whipped up by hot dry winds expected to continue through Tuesday evening, according to officials. Miley Cyrus has been left "devastated" after her home was burned down in the wildfires raging across California . Paradise was a popular retirement community, and about a quarter of the population was over 65. Breeding sai...

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  • Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump submits answers to special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller also asked about Russia-inspired hacks that followed a joking barb Trump offered during a July 2016 press conference in Florida, saying: 'Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 [Hillary Clinton] emails that are missing'.

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  • US briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants
US briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Northbound lanes at the San Ysidro crossing from Tijuana to San Diego, California, were closed "to position additional port hardening materials", a U.S. The migrants - most of whom hail from Honduras, which has a murder rate of 43 per 100,000 residents - are desperate for asylum. Hundreds of Tijuanans are protesting the thousands of Central Ameri...

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  • Never Nancy: 16 House Dems Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker
Never Nancy: 16 House Dems Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

The letter's release suggests that rather than spending the next six weeks focusing on a fresh agenda to present to Americans, House Democrats could be consumed with a bitter and attention-grabbing internal leadership fight. On Nov. 28, Democrats who will be House members next year are slated to vote behind closed doors for party leaders. The distr...

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  • May confronts party rebels as European Union prepares for summit — BREXIT
May confronts party rebels as European Union prepares for summit — BREXIT

May runs a minority Conservative government and a rump of Brexiteers in her own party, the Northern Irish allies she relies upon for support, plus the opposition, have vowed to vote down the draft deal. He also said the Republic is not contemplating a hard border if the draft withdrawal deal is rejected. The EU nations and Britain are still neg...

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  • Shots fired near Mercy Hospital
Shots fired near Mercy Hospital

One officer has been shot and is in a critical condition. At least one possible shooter was shot, Guglielmi said. Further details about the possible shooting were not immediately available and police did not share how many people were injured or how severe the injuries were.

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  • White House to restore Acosta's pass _ with a warning
White House to restore Acosta's pass _ with a warning

CNN argued in a statement provided to its own senior media correspondent, Brian Stelter, that the action would threaten "all journalists and news organizations", about which Stelter tweeted early Monday. The letter cites "behavior" at a press conference the day after the midterms that "violated the basic standards governing such events" as the...

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  • New Jersey couple on way to wedding killed in chain reaction crash
New Jersey couple on way to wedding killed in chain reaction crash

Kathryn Schurtz, 35, of Jersey City grew up in Fanwood and loved reading, cooking and having new adventures with her fiance, according to the post. She's survived by her parents, sister and brother-in-law and her 3-month-old nephew. Before the couple were identified, Lehighvalleylive.com reported that a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 78 in ...

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