Sunday, 20 January 2019
Latest news
Home » People


Charlottesville City Council unanimously votes to move 'Stonewall' Jackson statue


The statue of Stonewall Jackson is covered by a black tarpaulin in Justice Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 23. The vote also would quicken the relocation of a statue of Confederate Gen. That decision came on the heels of the death of Heather Heyer, who was killed August 12 when a auto plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at the Unite the Right Rally. Read More »

Game between SC State, Charleston Southern canceled due to Hurricane Irma


Members of the state's Emergency Response Team will begin reviewing plans and notifying response staff should they be needed. Attorney General Alan Wilson says South Carolina's anti-price-gouging law is in effect for the next 15 days. Charleston Southern University announced Wednesday it will close as of 9 p.m. Thursday. "We're unsure if this is going to be a coastal event, a western event, or if it's gonna go right up through the middle of our state, so we're urging all people in North ... Read More »

Iraqi student pilot confirmed dead after F-16 crash near Safford


The U.S. Air force has activated a team to investigate Tuesday's crash. The National Guard said that rescue efforts are under way, adding that the status of the pilot is " unknown at this time ". The Air National Guard 162nd Fighter Wing is expected to release more information as soon as it is available. An Iraqi brigadier general was killed when his F-16 crashed during night training near Douglas, Ariz., in July 2015. Read More »

South Korean Influence Shrinks With North Korean Threat

They came after North Korea detonated what it called a hydrogen bomb on Sunday and announced it could mount the warhead on a missile, dramatically raising the stakes in Pyongyang's standoff with the global community over its banned weapons programs. Read More »

UK PM May Wants To "Intensify" Speed Of Brexit Negotiations


Dwyer said, as quoted by the report: "The overwhelming array of sophisticated cyberattack techniques and the sheer amount of cyber criminals combined with a potential legal impotency post-Brexit is a real concern for many businesses". David Davis, the UK Brexit secretary, said a good discussion was held on retaining... But he added that there is a "lot more work" that needs to be done to make sure that the Good Friday agreement, the 1998 peace accord, is not endangered by Brexit. Read More »

Three men arrested for assault of Alexandria teen


The men, including one who was known to the girl, are being held in the Douglas County jail in Alexandria on probable cause for kidnapping, false imprisonment and assault. Barker approached Block outside of her home around 11 p.m. on the pretense that he needed help. She at that point swam over a segment of Thompson Lake in Grant County to a local location, where she found a man and requesting that he call 911. Read More »

Insurance official to Congress: ObamaCare not collapsing


Lamar Alexander , said he wants to find consensus by the end of next week, as insurers decide whether to participate in the individual market in 2018. "Millions of hard-working families and individuals are counting on us". The lieutenant governor's office, however, said it would not speculate on what the state would do if Access Health CT loses one or both insurers. Read More »

Sen. Graham: Let's Tie DREAM Act To Border Security


Malloy of the Catholic Diocese of Rockford. We said, 'Fine, everybody's for the Dream Act . Democratic Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly, who voted against the DREAM Act as a member of the House of Representatives, likewise criticized the decision. Read More »

Tiger roaming area of Jodeco Road shot by police


The unusual sight prompted concerned witnesses to call authorities, who told WGCL they arrived to the scene to find the beast hopping a fence and into a private residence. The tiger was killed but Journey managed to escape the ordeal with no visible injuries. It's still unclear where the tiger came from, but Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove said all of their tigers are accounted for. Read More »

Oregon's Eagle Creek Fire jumps river and ignites fire on Washington side

As of Tuesday, all lanes of Interstate 84 remain closed from Troutdale to 2 miles west of Hood River, and evacuations levels have been upgraded in several places. As of today, it grew significantly this morning and a new fire started near Archer Mountain in Washington. It was one of dozens of wildfires burning in western USA states that sent smoke into cities from Seattle to Denver - prompting health warnings and cancellations of outdoor activities for children by many school districts. Read More »

Andre Ayew eager to complete dream World Cup hat-trick with Ghana


Egypt, who later beat Uganda 1-0 in Alexanderia, returned to the summit of group E with 9 points. But the Congolese side's joy was shot-lived after Partey received a telepathic pass from Newcastle's winger Christian to harmer home his second goal beating the opponent's goalie Barel Mouko before the first half. Read More »

Police 'terrified' by red 'It' balloons tied to sewer grates


The department posted about the incident on its Facebook page. A dispatcher who answered the phone Wednesday said police are not conducting an investigation since they are aware that the balloons are likely inspired by the movie "It" which opens this week in theaters. Read More »

Trump has talked to top lawmakers about immigration reform - White House


Having said that, how can you let your daughter defend him? "We need to get back to a little bit less editorial comments from the media and a little bit more fact delivering to the American people", Sanders told the show's co-hosts. "That's a narrative that went on forever", Goldberg responded. The vagueness of Trump's statement raised the question of whether the president would be willing to sign a clean bill that simply codifies protections for the almost 800,000 DACA recipients who ... Read More »

Spain Asks Court To Block Catalan Parliament Referendum Vote


This news came after Rajoy repeated on Monday that he will "make sure that the law is fulfilled" in regard to the Catalan independence referendum, which is scheduled to be held on October 1. The report, which cited judicial sources, came a day before Catalonia is expected to approve plans to hold an october 1 referendum on a split from Spain. Read More »

Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor have a deal before 'Saaho'


According to the reports, Saaho makers will provide the professional language tutor to Shraddha and Prabhas as they can communicate with each other easily. This is to notice that earlier Anushka Shetty, Disha Patani, and Pooja Hegde were considered for the leading role but Shraddha confirmed her casting by a tweet. Read More »

Michael Bennett: Vegas cops threatened to 'blow my head off'


Bennett described the incident as "traumatic" during a brief appearance Wednesday at the Seahawks' facility. "I can't believe that a month later I am supporting him as a victim of police brutality", Cullors said. He wasn't in a fight. "He wasn't resisting. He did nothing more or less than anyone in the crowd". The organization Color of Change has started a petition asking Las Vegas police to release the names of the officers and any body camera footage of the incident . Read More »

Putin echoes China in rejecting tougher North Korea sanctions


Haley did not spell out what measures Washington was seeking, but diplomats said it could target oil supplies to North Korea - potentially dealing a major blow to its economy. "This is a road to nowhere". But speaking at the closure of the BRICs summit in Beijing - which hosted the leaders of Brazil, India, China and South Africa - Putin said that while Russian Federation condemned North Korea's latest actions, imposing any kind of sanctions would be "useless and ineffective". Read More »

Mamata Banerjee participates in candlelight vigil to condemn Lankesh's murder


It is unfortunate and not good for the democracy", he said. Lankesh was buried with full state honors - her body in glass case decorated with marigolds . Prasad, in his final tweet, demanded speedy action by Karnataka police over the murder, "I expect that Karnataka police will soon nab the killers of #GauriLakesh at the earliest at take action against them". Read More »

Cambian Group PLC (LON:CMBN) to Issue Dividend of GBX 27.10


The Firm provides independent data, metrics, services and products to clients in the media, advertising and marketing industries. Peel Hunt maintained Craneware plc (LON:CRW) on Friday, January 22 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 11. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Read More »

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes


The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible-light image of the depression as it was organizing on September 5 at 1:10 p.m. Katia became a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. advisory for the storm. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Trump and Kim Jong

China has always been reluctant to take measures that could trigger instability or a refugee exodus on its frontier, and Russian has already dismissed calls for an arms embargo. China is now North Korea's largest supplier of crude oil, and one of the country's few allies. "I want to seek a fundamental solution to resolve the North Korea nuclear problem here". Read More »

U.S. military apologizes for anti-Taliban leaflets containing offensive material


An explosion rocked the entrance to Bagram Air Base, located near Kabul, causing a number of casualties. "The kalima [statement of Islamic faith] is on the Taliban flag". The explosion was carried out by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike, TOLO cited Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish as saying. The Taliban said that was retaliation for the poster. Read More »

Bank Of Canada Raises Interest Rates To 1.00%, Canadian Dollar Spikes Stronger


The Bank of Canada have made it clear that any future interest rate decision will be made exclusively on economic data releases, and as such have not given any further signals to monetary policy decisions. The Bank said the housing market is cooling in some markets as a result of changes to mortgage policies, and this is one reason a moderation in the rate of growth is expected in the second half of 2017. Read More »

Kidnap suspect arrested in Vegas after driving ex-girlfriend through Arizona


According to the statement, Hetzel is being booked at the Henderson Detention Center in Nevada, on charges of alleged carjacking and alleged kidnapping. Then on Monday, SBCSO deputies said the two checked out of the Grand Canyon Inn in Valle. That night, Paris made two phone calls to her family members, who notified the police. Read More »

Missile over Japan is just the start, North Korea warns


The UN Security Council called the missile launch "outrageous", demanding North Korea cease all missile testing. A USA military solution to North Korea's missile tests is also unlikely. The mission, which was not part of the U.S. So the question is whether North Korea will put some checks on itself as it seeks to expand its weapons tests in the Pacific. Read More »