Monday, 18 June 2018
Latest news
Home » People

People

Trump and a Marilyn-esque Melania make sombre shooting visit

perth_map

In response, Donald Trump made sure to give his thoughts, which didn't go over well with many . He was expected to thank first responders to the horrific high school shooting and may come face-to-face with parents , survivors and others, some of whom have angrily called for firm action to prevent future assaults. Read More »

The last critically injured Parkland shooting patient has improved, hospital says

perth_map

Trump spoke by phone Saturday with the Parkland mayor, the county commissioner and the principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to express his condolences and offer his support . Emma Gonzalez , another student who survived the attack, cited Trump, Rubio and Scott by name in a warning to politicians who are supported by the National Rifle Association. Read More »

Picasso Recycled Another Artist's Painting, Technology Shows

perth_map

Scientists made a curious discovery when they analysed Picasso's famous " La Miséreuse accroupie " ( the Crouching Woman ) with new technology. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO ) in Toronto, Canada, had already uncovered Picasso painted over another artist's work after observing the distinct textures in the painting did not match the visible composition. Read More »

Indian students ordered to wear flip-flops for exams

perth_map

Students of Bihar were asked not to wear shoes to the examination hall. Be it the case of past year where the topper was from the blacklisted school or the 2016 case where desperate relatives clanged to the school building to help their children, Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has always been a pain in the neck. Read More »

BJP announces candidates for bypolls in UP, Bihar

perth_map

Earlier the announcement of Gorakhpur candidate was made by SP president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday in presences of president of both the Nishad Party and Peace Party. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Rajmati Nishad of SP had polled 2.26 lakh votes while Ram Bhual Nishad of BSP had finished third with 1.76 lakh votes. Akhilesh feels that the two parties will give Samajwadi Party an edge over the BJP in Gorakhpur seat. Read More »

Tuition fees: Theresa May challenges university costs

perth_map

The review due out in 2019 will look at the costs of higher education funding, whether career guidance could be given to students who may not need to go to university and if maintenance grants to help with accommodation costs should be introduced. Read More »

What's Open and Closed on Monday - President's Day

perth_map

Day, signed into law in 1983, would be the second. While it's still officially called "Washington's Birthday" nearly every state now refers to the holiday as "Presidents Day", and so it's now used as a day to observe all of the nation's presidents. Read More »

Oxfam - Haiti Investigation Report (2011)

perth_map

According to the document released Monday, allegations of sexual misconduct were first reported to Oxfam in July 2011 following an email from a source whose name has been redacted. Two members who were dismissed and one who resigned were cited for "bullying and intimidation" of an Oxfam staff member interviewed as a witness by the investigative team. Read More »

Successful test for Arrow 3 system

perth_map

We are very pleased with the results. This was followed by a malfunction in the target missiles, in both January and then again in December , which called for the tests to be aborted due to what appeared to be an inability to meet the required safety standards. Read More »

Rain returns tonight, continues into the week ahead with warm weather

A few showers are possible late in the afternoon on Tuesday as a front approaches from the north. We'll also see scattered showers developing after midnight. West Michigan will take a break from the rain in the middle of the week with partly to mostly sunny skies. Widespread showers and possibly a few thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday . Read More »

Mugabe Remains Silent After Death of Long Time Rival Morgan Tsvangirai

perth_map

The politician's mother made the comment on state TV at the military barracks where Tsvangirai's body had been kept overnight. Zanu - PF secretary for war veterans Cde Victor Matemadanda has paid tribute to MDC-T Mr Morgan Tsvangirai for his contribution to the development of politics after Independence. Read More »

Couple who took in suspected Florida school shooter speak out

perth_map

Their son, a friend of Cruz , asked them to take the teenager, and Kimberly and James Snead made room in their home for the troubled student. "We had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know", Kimberly Snead told the South Florida Sun Sentinel in an interview Saturday. Read More »

George Christensen says he won't apologise for Facebook post

perth_map

In the past, the Australian Nationals MP has called for the burqa to be banned in public, the death penalty to be reintroduced for terrorists who kill Australian citizens and for ice traffickers to be caned. history. "We shouldn't allow bullies to be Federal MPs". Pennings said the Queensland MP's behaviour was un-Australian. Mr Christensen said the post was a "tongue-in-cheek" reference to a famous line from the 1971 film Dirty Harry , in which Clint Eastwood's character says: "Do I feel ... Read More »

Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Opponents of Assault Weapon Ban

perth_map

The Florida-based political donor and businessman in an email told six top GOP officials - including Gov. Rick Scott and Jeb Bush - that he'd stem campaign contributions to candidates, and their related committees, who do not support a ban on assault weapons. Read More »

A Spaniard struggling with Kurdish militias in Syria dies in combat

perth_map

Badran Jia Kurd, an adviser to the Kurdish-led administration in north Syria, said army troops will deploy along some border positions and could enter the region within the next two days. Tillerson on Thursday made a two-day working visit to the Turkish capital Ankara, where he met the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Cavusoglu to discuss several issues, including bilateral ties and regional developments, particularly Syria and Iraq. Read More »

Husband of slain MP accused of misconduct

perth_map

The claims at Save the Children relate to an incident in 2015 when it was alleged that Mr Cox sexually harassed one of his colleagues outside a bar in London. The pair married in 2009 and had two children together. He left his role at the charity shortly afterwards. In an interview with the newspaper, Mr Cox refused to disclose what his wife knew of the allegations, but said: "We never pretended that we had the ideal relationship, or the flawless marriage. Read More »

South Korea's Moon won't discuss possible summit with North's Kim

perth_map

Moon elicited a much-desired invitation to Pyongyang, and he managed to get the Trump administration, which was appearing to lean toward military action, to state an interest in dialogue with North Korea. "If you're talking, you can make policies clear and also make the consequences clear", Coggins said. Cossa, who often meets North Korean diplomats for unofficial talks, said that if Moon can talk directly to Kim and spell out the risks involved with continuing to pursue his nuclear weapons ... Read More »

Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

perth_map

Manafort Jr., the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign. Gates has told associates he had hoped for outside assistance from a legal defense fund, but deep-pocketed GOP donors have shown little interest in helping either Gates or Manafort cover their legal fees, two sources said . Read More »

Cyclone Gita to drench large chunk of the country

perth_map

The storm has been predicted to hit Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. Of that, 9,186 claims totalling $108.7 million were from Cyclones Debbie and Cook last April, which caused the evacuation of Edgcumbe residents and were the most damaging storms since the lower North Island was hit in February 2004. Read More »

Modi visits Parrikar in Mumbai hospital

perth_map

Goa Chief Minister on February 8 launched a motorcycle ambulance service to provide quick medical help to patients in need in the coastal state. Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said, "Mr. CM Parrikar, in presence of Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, unveiled a batch of 20 two-wheeler ambulances which would be deputed in high-risk areas like the coastal belt. Read More »

Hikers missing after Switzerland hit by avalanche

perth_map

The two victims were found at lunchtime in an area surrounded by cliffs at an altitude of almost 3,000 metres. Meanwhile an avalanche in the Swiss Alps injured two skiers, police said on Sunday. Earlier on Sunday, Valais police and the Valais Cantonal Rescue Organisationexternal link (OCVS) reported that another individual had been hospitalised after being caught in a separate avalanche. Read More »

3rd wedlock: Imran Khan ties the knot with Bushra Maneka

perth_map

The party issued pictures of Imran's nikah with Bushra Maneka, in which close relatives of Bushra Bibi are seen. He said the marriage ceremony was held at Maneka's brother's residence in Lahore. Last month, Khan responded to feverish media speculation about his marriage proposal by lashing out against political opponents and urging others to be respectful to Watto's "very conservative" family. Read More »

Major Winter Storm - Heavy Snow - to Pummel Northwest Montana

perth_map

Yes, despite temperatures late this past week in the 50s or 60s, winter reality will return at least briefly this weekend in the Northeast. Monday will be mostly cloudy and windy, with showers developing later in the day. Precipitation may start as rain before changing to snow. This could lead to rapidly deteriorating road conditions. "Even though it will be a short duration, the snow could certainly fall heavy at times and snowfall rates near 1" per hour are possible. Read More »

Florida school shooting suspect willing to plead guilty for life sentence

perth_map

Nikolas Cruz, who on Wednesday shot and killed 17 high school students in the Florida high school he had attended , advocated racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic views, which he expressed on social media. Fourteen-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff was the first victim laid to rest. He said no one would benefit from "a circus of a trial'". "He's just always been a really insane kid, I heard some people say one day he would have done this", one Parkland student said after the mass shooting . Read More »

Deadly Attack at Church in Russian Region of Dagestan

perth_map

The one features a square in the city of Kizlyar, where the incident occurred, with a female voice-over, narrating that the shooting has taken place near the local church. "He was carrying a rifle and a knife", he added. The attacker was killed by the police and National Guard officers, the Interior Ministry said. It is also exactly a month before Russia's elections on March 18 which sitting president Vladmir Putin is nearly certain to win. Read More »

Strangers Are Surprised With Random Acts Of Kindness In Endicott

perth_map

Celebrated at Holland Brook School during the week of February 5-9, students were each given a Kindness Challenge checklist and encouraged to do as many acts of kindness as possible. "It's nice to see young faces". Semmens and Torvick have spent their lives volunteering. "I went to college in 1943 at Caldwell, Idaho", said Olson as he chuckled. Read More »