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Met Office issue weather warning as heavy rain and lightning strikes

Met Office issue weather warning as heavy rain and lightning strikes

The Met Office said , "Thunderstorms and heavy showers are expected to develop across northwest Scotland this afternoon perhaps causing travel disruption". A yellow weather warning was put in place u...

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Family allegedly caught stealing items from Bali hotel

Family allegedly caught stealing items from Bali hotel

Twitter user @hemanthpmc, who first shared the video, said that the family is " such an embarrassment for India ". She tells the staff repeatedly that the family has a flight to catch and offers to ...

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U.S. moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

U.S. moves to limit asylum for threatened family members

To get asylum, claimants must prove they are part of a targeted social group, and it's because of membership in that group that they face persecution sponsored by a government, or to which the governm...

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Boeing Engineer Opens Up: ‘My Family Won't Fly on a 737 Max’

Boeing Engineer Opens Up: ‘My Family Won't Fly on a 737 Max’

The Chicago-based company also said the Max-related fallout will cut nearly €5bn from its revenue and pre-tax earnings in the quarter April to June. Ryanair said its two weakest markets were Germa...

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17 killed as military aircraft crashes in residential area near Rawalpindi

The crash resulted in a large fire which engulfed several houses. A Pakistan Army Aviation plane has crashed in Rawalpindi during a routine training flight, killing at least 17 people and injuring...

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China: U.S. Shipped 'several million tonnes' of Soybeans

China: U.S. Shipped 'several million tonnes' of Soybeans

The Chinese enterprises involved have applied for the lifting of additional tariffs on some of the U.S. farm produce, and the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council will handle their applicati...

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Moving in: PM Johnson and partner take up residence in Downing Street

Moving in: PM Johnson and partner take up residence in Downing Street

Johnson comfortably won the Conservative Party leadership election last week and was appointed the Prime Minister last Wednesday. But No 11 also has a more spacious four-bedroom flat. Johnson had re...

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Boris Johnson revolution begins: PM unveils major investment to 'turbo-charge' growth

Boris Johnson revolution begins: PM unveils major investment to 'turbo-charge' growth

The trans-Pennine route is expected to cut journey times and provide additional capacity for people across the region. Henri Murison, the director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, an independ...

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Trump tweets about retaliation against France's tax on tech giants

Trump tweets about retaliation against France's tax on tech giants

Mr Trump blasted French president Emmanuel Macron 's "foolishness" for pressing ahead with the French levy and warned his administration would announce " substantial reciprocal action ". The list inc...

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Surfer bitten by shark walks past hospital, goes to pub, downs pint

Surfer bitten by shark walks past hospital, goes to pub, downs pint

But instead of going to hospital, he stunned friends by walking into the pub to sink a beer and bask in the glory of his daring escape. "This shark just came out of nowhere", O'Rourke told The Tim...

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Dad charged in twins' hot vehicle deaths spotted after making bail

Dad charged in twins' hot vehicle deaths spotted after making bail

According to an ABC7 report, the father of the children allegedly told authorities he had driven to work around 8 a.m. and then parked his auto, forgetting that his two infants were in their rear-fa...

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China's first 'cyber-dissident' handed 12-year jail term

China's first 'cyber-dissident' handed 12-year jail term

Chinese authorities should immediately quash the 12-year sentence on baseless charges handed down to a veteran activist, Huang Qi , Human Rights Watch said today. His website, which posted uncenso...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs legislation further decriminalizing marijuana use

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs legislation further decriminalizing marijuana use

Under the law , possession of up to 2 ounces of the drug will carry no criminal penalties and will be treated as a violation similar to a parking ticket and punishable by a fine. The Senate will cont...

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Amarnath yatra resumes from Jammu, Pahalgam; suspended from Baltal

Amarnath yatra resumes from Jammu, Pahalgam; suspended from Baltal

The highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was closed for traffic on Sunday after heavy rains triggered a landslide at Kella Morh and rolling down of stones from ...

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PM Johnson: We need a new trade deal with EU

PM Johnson: We need a new trade deal with EU

Johnson also said that the Irish border backstop - created to prevent the return of a hard border between Ireland and the United Kingdom's province of Northern Ireland - was "no good, it's dead, it's ...

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Lawyer: Cyprus will free 7 Israelis detained in rape case

Lawyer: Cyprus will free 7 Israelis detained in rape case

Yiannis Habaris, who represents two of the Israelis , said investigators questioning the teenager had concluded that her allegations "didn't stand to reason". Some of the youths carried suitcases and...

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Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at Hong Kong protesters near China office

Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at Hong Kong protesters near China office

The pro-democracy protesters walked from the garden towards Wan Chai, a commercial area in downtown Hong Kong . On social media, riot police were likened to thugs. But the tensions ratcheted up aft...

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Afghanistan: 20 killed in attack on former spy chief

Afghanistan: 20 killed in attack on former spy chief

Several explosions and gunfire were reported at the scene of the attack, and Afghan security officials told the media that two attackers were still inside the building. On Monday, the official death t...

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YouTube star Boram, 6, buys posh $8 million pad in South Korea

YouTube star Boram, 6, buys posh $8 million pad in South Korea

Save the Children even reported the videos to police and the Seoul Family Court ordered the star's parents to take a counselling course focused on preventing child abuse . Become a toy reviewer on Yo...

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PM Modi to Feature With Bear Grylls in 'Man vs Wild' Episode

PM Modi to Feature With Bear Grylls in 'Man vs Wild' Episode

By the 1960s the number of tigers had dwindled precipitously. The Prime Minister said he took this as an opportunity to showcase India's rich flora and fauna and to emphasise on environmental cons...

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Vietnam seizes 125kg of smuggled rhino tusks worth $7.5m

Vietnam seizes 125kg of smuggled rhino tusks worth $7.5m

Nguyen Huu Hue and two others were arrested on Thursday, after the seven dead tigers were found in their auto in a parking lot. It was unclear whether the tigers had been killed in captivity or shot i...

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Russian opposition leader Navalny may have been poisoned -doctor

Russian opposition leader Navalny may have been poisoned -doctor

Mr Navalny's lawyer wrote on Facebook on Sunday evening that doctors did not know what was wrong with her client, but that she deemed his symptoms odd given that he had never suffered from allergies...

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Unnao rape survivor critical, family says BJP MLA Sengar behind accident

Unnao rape survivor critical, family says BJP MLA Sengar behind accident

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the BJP over the road accident in Uttar Pradesh in which the Unnao rape survivor was critically injured and took a dig at the Modi government's "Bet...

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5 found dead in 2 houses in Chippewa Co., Wis.

5 found dead in 2 houses in Chippewa Co., Wis.

Chippewa County Sheriff James Kowalczyk (koh-WAHL'-chik) tells WQOW-TV the shooter and another person were found dead and two others were wounded when authorities went to a residence in Lake Hallie ab...

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Mick Mulvaney: 'Everything that Donald Trump says is offensive to some people'

Mick Mulvaney: 'Everything that Donald Trump says is offensive to some people'

His morning tirade against Sharpton, a longtime African-American activist, come after a weekend in which the President repeatedly assailed Maryland Democratic Rep. Petersburg until "we fully unders...

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At Least 52 Inmates Killed, 16 Decapitated in Brazil Prison Riot

At Least 52 Inmates Killed, 16 Decapitated in Brazil Prison Riot

Fighting broke out in the Altamira Regional Recovery Center at around 7:00 am (1000 GMT), an official from the Para state government´s penitentiary department told AFP . In May of this year, some...

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Canadian military to provide air support in search for homicide suspects

Canadian military to provide air support in search for homicide suspects

As the almost week-long search for Bryer Schmegelsky , 18, and 19-year-old Kam McLeod continued, RCMP said it's critical that all Canadians remain vigilant until the duo is apprehended. Schme...

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Britain to legalise cannabis

Britain to legalise cannabis "within 15 years"

Speaking to talkRADIO's Mike Graham he said it was absurd that cannabis is illegal for recreational use but lawful for medicinal purposes. The group trip to Canada was funded by Volte Face , a UK...

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Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

U.S. Central Command has confirmed that two U.S. troops were killed, but provided no details. US President Donald Trump wants to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan before the 2020 election,...

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Markham quadruple murder suspect writes about killing family in online game

Markham quadruple murder suspect writes about killing family in online game

A 23-year-old man is facing multiple murder charges in an alleged quadruple homicide north of Toronto, police said Monday. The deceased have not yet been identified. The user went on to apologize fo...

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Teen said strangling fear made him knife officer

Teen said strangling fear made him knife officer

Suspect Finnegan Lee Elder, who has reportedly confessed to the stabbing, says that he felt pressure on his neck in the scuffle with the plainclothes officers, and he feared he was going to be strangl...

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North Korea Releases Russian Fishing Boat With 17 Crew On Board: Moscow

North Korea Releases Russian Fishing Boat With 17 Crew On Board: Moscow

Seoul said North Korea still held six other South Koreans arrested in recent years on anti-state and other charges. North Korea has released a Russian fishing boat and its crew held after being ac...

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Eight-year-old boy dies after being pushed in front of train

Eight-year-old boy dies after being pushed in front of train

The child's mother was able to escape but the boy was hit and run over by the train and suffered fatal injuries, police spokesperson Isabell Neumann said. The 40-year-old suspect has been arrested. Em...

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Johnson heads to Scotland as local leader attacks no-deal Brexit

Johnson heads to Scotland as local leader attacks no-deal Brexit

Although Johnson has been adamant he will not hold an election before Brexit, his Conservative Party does not have a majority in parliament. It includes Gove, Chancellor Sajid Javid, Foreign Secretary...

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India’s tiger population doubles since 2006

India’s tiger population doubles since 2006

Madhya Pradesh regained its "Tiger State" status on Monday with the highest number of 526 big cats, closely followed by Karnataka, 524. Madhya Pradesh was declared a "Tiger State" in 1995, when it har...

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