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Alberta town threatened by wildfire evacuated successfully, mayor says

Alberta town threatened by wildfire evacuated successfully, mayor says

At 4 p.m. Monday when the evacuations of the town were first ordered, the flames were only about three kilometres away. "The fire is jumping from crown to crown of trees". Highway 35 had been closed...

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College Grads Surprised When Billionaire Pays Tuition Debt

College Grads Surprised When Billionaire Pays Tuition Debt

This is my class - 2019. "My family is making a grant to eliminate their student loans", Smith said during his speech. "I want my class to look at these (alumni) - these handsome Morehouse brothers ...

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Father Forgives Man Who Urinated On Dead Son's Park Memorial

Father Forgives Man Who Urinated On Dead Son's Park Memorial

Cops say Flippen recorded Bellace urinating on the memorial and was charged with having an open alcoholic beverage in a park. Police say 23-year-old Daniel Flippen filmed the video. "At the end of t...

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Iran wants peace but not 'afraid' of war - Revolutionary Guards chief

Iran wants peace but not 'afraid' of war - Revolutionary Guards chief

US President Donald Trump has tightened economic sanctions against Iran, and his administration says it has built up the US military presence in the region. "We are for logic, negotiation and dialogue...

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Huge passport changes for Australians heading to the UK

Huge passport changes for Australians heading to the UK

But a Border Force insider said that ePassport gates, as they are known, can not calculate risk because they are unable to grant or refuse entry, examine passengers, stamp passports or calculate lengt...

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Pete Buttigieg: 'I trust women to draw the line' on abortion

Pete Buttigieg: 'I trust women to draw the line' on abortion

The full-scale attack set up an interesting dynamic worth keeping in mind for the rest of the 2020 field: appearing for a Fox News town hall is good for name recognition and allows you to reach a broa...

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U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran

In a sign of the heightened tension across the region, Exxon Mobil evacuated foreign staff from an oilfield in neighboring Iraq after days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran. In a war...

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2 killed in second floatplane crash in Alaska in a week

2 killed in second floatplane crash in Alaska in a week

Get push notifications with news, features and more. The circumstances of the crash are not being released at this time, the borough said in a statement , and the names of the deceased will not be ...

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U.S. warns of threat from Chinese drone companies

U.S. warns of threat from Chinese drone companies

The DHS's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned USA companies to "be cautious" of Chinese-built drones "as they may contain components that can compromise your data and share ...

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Houthi Drone Targets Civilian Facility in Saudi Province of Najran

Houthi Drone Targets Civilian Facility in Saudi Province of Najran

The Foreign Office, in a statement today, issued its condemnation and also commended Saudi forces for their "vigilant" defence. "Pakistan reaffirms its solidarity with Saudi Arabia and reiterates ...

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Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma

Many streets were impassable. Damage was reported in many areas Monday night, including the town of Mangum, but no deaths have been reported. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier told reporte...

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Andrea weakens to a depression in Atlantic, hurricane trackers say

Andrea weakens to a depression in Atlantic, hurricane trackers say

However, the NHC has recommended that Bermudians monitor the systems progress. A year ago we had subtropical storm Alberto develop on May 25th and track north through the Gulf of Mexico before impac...

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United Nations 'very concerned' about abortion access after recent Alabama, Missouri laws

United Nations 'very concerned' about abortion access after recent Alabama, Missouri laws

In Atlanta, protesters held signs reading "Our bodies, our choice" and "You, yes you: Run for office". The rally is one of scores scheduled for Tuesday around the country by the American Civil Liber...

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Border Patrol Announces Fifth Death of a Detained Migrant Child Since December

Border Patrol Announces Fifth Death of a Detained Migrant Child Since December

Federal prosecutors say the messages show Bowen's disdain for immigrants and restrictions on what measures he said agents are allowed to take to apprehend border crossers who run away. Among Bowen's t...

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Family of Mother Killed for Her Baby Demand Answers From Hospital

Family of Mother Killed for Her Baby Demand Answers From Hospital

In the meeting, the family asked why it took the hospital so long to call the authorities when it was apparent the baby did not come in with his mother. "We will ask DCFS to advise if this unspeakably...

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Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold'

Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold'

The nature of the threat has remained vague, although it reportedly included sightings of missiles being loaded on Iranian dhows in the Gulf. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Irani...

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Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

A Nepalese Sherpa climber, who broke his own record by scaling Mount Everest for the 23rd time last week, on Tuesday climbed the world's highest peak for the 24th time, a government official confirmed...

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Trump's Iran policy focus of Hill briefings

Trump's Iran policy focus of Hill briefings

House Democrats invited Brennan and Sherman after the administration announced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Shanahan and other top brass, including Gen. His remarks preceded an interview with Fox ...

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F-22 stealth fighters intercept Russian strategic bombers near Alaskan airspace

F-22 stealth fighters intercept Russian strategic bombers near Alaskan airspace

The Russian aircraft remained in global airspace and there were no further incidents. The incident was confirmed in a separate post to social media by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (N...

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Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge of election results

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge of election results

Heavily armed security stood guard outside the election commission in central Jakarta , some accompanied by police dogs. Declaring victory, Widodo said he and his running mate, conservative cleri...

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Boeing admits to flaw in 737 MAX flight simulators

Boeing admits to flaw in 737 MAX flight simulators

In other words, "Responsible?" The system automatically guides the plane's nose lower. The Boeing 737 series first entered production in 1967. That alone bothered me, but then as further informati...

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One person killed and two injured in house explosion

One person killed and two injured in house explosion

At first, he thought it might have been a tornado - and then he saw "what looked like bright, sparkly fireworks", the Courier Journal reported. Just before 5 a.m., a blast destroyed the home and s...

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Accused Christchurch mosque gunman faces new charges

Accused Christchurch mosque gunman faces new charges

Mourners arrive for a burial service of a victim from the March 15 mosque shootings at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, March 21, 2019. "Police are committed to provi...

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UK's Corbyn: Labour will continue to oppose May's Brexit deal

UK's Corbyn: Labour will continue to oppose May's Brexit deal

But after the "disastrous" leadership election in 2016, when Theresa May was crowned as the victor before members had any say, activists want the rules changed so that their preferred candidate must...

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Iran Accelerates Production of Enriched Uranium as Tensions Rise

Iran Accelerates Production of Enriched Uranium as Tensions Rise

Iran has increased production of low-enriched uranium at a time of tensions with the United States over Iran's nuclear deal with western powers. The rocket fell in the Green Zone which houses gover...

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Modi tipped for big victory in Indian election

Modi tipped for big victory in Indian election

Lots of it has been spent on social media, with the parties using armies of "cyber warriors" to bombard India's hundreds of millions of Facebook and WhatsApp users with messages. -based Woodrow Wilson...

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Swedish prosecutors request Assange detention: First step to European arrest warrant

Swedish prosecutors request Assange detention: First step to European arrest warrant

British authorities, who are now holding Assange on a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012, will be in charge of deciding whether to extradite him to Sweden or the United States first, Fox News c...

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Two dead in Libya attack claimed by ISIS

Two dead in Libya attack claimed by ISIS

A coalition of forces allied with Libya's UN-backed government of national accord (GNA) said on Saturday it had received a shipment of military hardware in spite of an arms embargo on the country. The...

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South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North

The United Nations and the U.S. have subjected North Korea to numerous sanctions since its first nuclear test in 2006. "We plan to provide $8 million through worldwide agencies such as the World Foo...

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Mnuchin Defies House Subpoena For Trump's Taxes

Mnuchin Defies House Subpoena For Trump's Taxes

Mnuchin sent another letter today saying they are still not handing over Trump's tax returns, stating "we have determined that the Committee's request lacks a legitimate legislative goal". Despite...

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Alabama passes most restrictive abortion law in US

Alabama passes most restrictive abortion law in US

Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Georgia recently approved bans on abortions once a foetal heartbeat was detected in week six, and 16 other states are looking to tighten their abortion laws. "No law is...

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Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal

Those have included a poem in a party newsletter comparing migrants to rats. The chancellor said that is not possible at the moment and that he saw no possibility to work with other parties as they ...

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Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up

Police said the climber was a male. Authorities wouldn't say how the trespasser managed to get past the Eiffel Tower's stringent security system. " We kindly advise our visitors to postpone their vi...

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Exit polls 2019: Toss-up between Cong & NDPP in Nagaland

Exit polls 2019: Toss-up between Cong & NDPP in Nagaland

Naveen Kulkarni, head of research, Reliance Securities, said , "The exit polls have been better than market expectations with the ruling party getting a comfortable majority". Hindu groups, which lar...

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Beijing denounces US warship sail-by in South China Sea

Beijing denounces US warship sail-by in South China Sea

The disputed South China Sea is just one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which also include a trade tug-of-war. US officials then listed $300 billion more of Chinese g...

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