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14-year-old girl killed from exploding phone

14-year-old girl killed from exploding phone

The girl, from the village of Bastobe in Kazakhstan, was tragically discovered dead the next morning, beside her exploded phone. The teen is believed to have suffered severe head injuries and died...

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Restive Hong Kong hunkers down as China's birthday celebrations begin

Restive Hong Kong hunkers down as China's birthday celebrations begin

Yet despite a police ban, demonstrations are planned in Hong Kong for Tuesday, a move that could embarrass Beijing on a day when it wants the world to see it as a stable and prosperous country. The as...

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Sanders corporate tax hikes would target wealthy CEOs

Sanders corporate tax hikes would target wealthy CEOs

In a written statement, Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir argued that the organization's fundraising success countered an emerging narrative that the senator from Vermont is trailing other candidat...

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Mike Pompeo accuses House Democrats of 'bullying' in Ukraine-related inquiries

Mike Pompeo accuses House Democrats of 'bullying' in Ukraine-related inquiries

Taking a defiant stance in the impeachment inquiry, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday declared that House Democrats are trying to "intimidate, bully and treat improperly" five current a...

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Korea, US agree to resume nuclear talks on Friday

Korea, US agree to resume nuclear talks on Friday

North Korea on Tuesday issued a statement in Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui's name, announcing plans to resume working-level negotiations with the US. Trump and Kim had signed a joint statement du...

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One dead and ten injured following 'violent incident' in Finland

One dead and ten injured following 'violent incident' in Finland

Police officers discharged a firearm in apprehending the attacker. "The injured have been evacuated", Eastern Finland police said in a statement. Police with firearms responded in Kuopio, Finland, a...

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Parliament on lockdown as protester 'pours highly flammable petrol' over himself

Parliament on lockdown as protester 'pours highly flammable petrol' over himself

A man has been arrested after seemingly trying to set fire to himself outside the Houses of Parliament. No injuries have been reported. He was detained by police at around 10.45am and is now bei...

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Pompeo Pushes Back Against House Efforts To Question State Department Officials

Pompeo Pushes Back Against House Efforts To Question State Department Officials

The committee has already scheduled five depositions with State Department officials. The refusal, in a letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. The letter goes on to list other...

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Cheers greet guilty verdict in Dallas cop’s case

Cheers greet guilty verdict in Dallas cop’s case

In Texas, the sentence for murder is from five to 99 years in prison. When the prosecutors walked into the hall, they broke into cheers. For her part, Guyger alleged Jean came toward her and shouted...

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How, why Trump's Mueller inquiry call to Australian PM came to light

How, why Trump's Mueller inquiry call to Australian PM came to light

According to two officials with knowledge of the call, Trump asked Morrison to help the United States attorney general, William Barr , find evidence for a review into the Mueller inquiry . "That is...

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44 killed in north India floods

44 killed in north India floods

He further said this could also, perhaps, be the longest recorded delayed withdrawal of monsoon . But heavy rainfall in some areas has damaged summer-sown crops like cotton, soybean and pulses th...

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Finland Kuopio school attack leaves one dead

Finland Kuopio school attack leaves one dead

The school, in a shopping centre, is situated in Kuopio, 335 kilometres north-east of the capital, Helsinki. Two of those hurt in the incident are seriously injured, according to the Eastern Finlan...

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Convicted murder escapes again from Arkansas prison - 47abc

Convicted murder escapes again from Arkansas prison - 47abc

As reported by the Associated Press , the two convicted murderers were later found in the same auto together, which had been left outside the prison for them to facilitate their escape. Austin's wife...

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Emergency Taskforce To Decide If It Should Meet Over Hurricane Lorenzo

Emergency Taskforce To Decide If It Should Meet Over Hurricane Lorenzo

She said there is a "large degree of uncertainty" but one possibilty is that it will move northeast towards Ireland's west coast. "It will continue on its north-eastward track, it till begin to weak...

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Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica's Amery ice shelf

Massive iceberg breaks away from Antarctica's Amery ice shelf

D28 had been adjacent to a part of the ice shelf scientists had been predicting would break away from the continent for almost two decades, known as " Loose Tooth ". 'I am excited to see this calving ...

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Typhoon bears down on northern Taiwan

Typhoon bears down on northern Taiwan

The storm Mitag was formed in the northwest Pacific. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward miles 311 miles (500km), while hurricane-force-winds reach 106 miles (170km) eastwards and 68 miles (11...

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Prince Harry takes over National Geographic's Instagram account

Prince Harry takes over National Geographic's Instagram account

Prince Harry will guest edit the Instagram account for National Geographic today to raise awareness of the role trees play in the earth's eco-system. Prince Harry is on a three-day official tour of...

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RTE report: United Kingdom proposes customs centers on both sides of Irish border

RTE report: United Kingdom proposes customs centers on both sides of Irish border

Number 10 dismissed suggestions the United Kingdom would propose a "string of inspection posts", as RTE claimed the plans would effectively amount to. But Mr Johnson insisted "that's not what we're pr...

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Hillary Clinton Talks Mike Pompeo & Rudy Giuliani On Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Hillary Clinton Talks Mike Pompeo & Rudy Giuliani On Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

This latest poll comes after quite an eventful week of news, during which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the opening of an official impeachment inquiry into Trump , and after a whi...

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Funeral service for French ex-president Chirac begins

Funeral service for French ex-president Chirac begins

About 200 people, including France's Ambassador to Japan, attended a memorial service at the French embassy in Tokyo on Monday, ahead of a state funeral in Paris . A sombre-looking President Emmanuel...

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Trump Pressed Australian PM on Mueller Inquiry

Trump Pressed Australian PM on Mueller Inquiry

According to the report , "in recent weeks" Trump has sought Morrison's help for US Attorney General William Barr , who is overseeing an investigation of the intelligence community's probing of Tr...

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Pelosi says Trump asking for Ukraine election-related help 'is not right'

Pelosi says Trump asking for Ukraine election-related help 'is not right'

President Donald Trump reacted swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. As Congress has defined ...

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Crew feared trapped as Taiwan bridge collapses crushing fishing boats

Crew feared trapped as Taiwan bridge collapses crushing fishing boats

The petrol tanker can be seen nearly making it across the bridge, which spanned a small fishing port. "We feared that some fishermen might be trapped in the boats". Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said ...

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Trump asked Australian PM for help

Trump asked Australian PM for help

Australia's former high commissioner to the United Kingdom, Alexander Downer , helped trigger the initial FBI investigation into Mr Trump's links with Russian Federation. After a two-and-a-half ...

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Peru president dissolves parliament, calls fresh elections

Peru president dissolves parliament, calls fresh elections

The political crisis in Peru has deepened after President Martín Vizcarra dissolved Congress, saying the body was blocking his anti-corruption measures. Domestic media said protests in support of ...

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British opposition parties unite to stop no-deal Brexit

British opposition parties unite to stop no-deal Brexit

During the meeting, the parties discussed a no-confidence vote to bring down Johnson's government if he denies to obey the law, also known as the Benn act, which blocks a no-deal exit from the bloc at...

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Donald Trump wants to meet whistleblower in Ukraine scandal

Donald Trump wants to meet whistleblower in Ukraine scandal

Adam Schiff , chairman of the House Intelligence committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of Foreign Affairs committee and Rep. Elijah Cummings, chair of the House Oversight committee in a letter to Giul...

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Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Committees In Impeachment Inquiry

Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Committees In Impeachment Inquiry

The committees are investigating the matter, which was a subject of a whistleblower's complaint, as part of an impeachment inquiry against Trump. Giuliani assisted in that effort. Trump's demand for...

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Collins resigns from Congress ahead of expected guilty plea

Collins resigns from Congress ahead of expected guilty plea

According to prosecutors, Mr Collins gave confidential information about an Australian biotechnology firm to his son. A complaint filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of NY...

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US House impeachment inquiry to intensify as Trump remains defiant

President Donald Trump pressured Kiev to investigate his political rival. The whistleblower's complaint , made public last week , alleged a frantic effort by the White House to cover up Trump...

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Houthi rebels show video of alleged attack on Saudi and Yemeni forces

Houthi rebels show video of alleged attack on Saudi and Yemeni forces

The footage shows a long line of captured troops, dressed in thongs and traditional Yemeni clothing, who appear to be men that surrendered to the rebels. Tens of thousands of people, a lot of them c...

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McConnell: 'No choice' to take up impeachment after House

McConnell: 'No choice' to take up impeachment after House

The lawmaker later said his reading of the transcript was meant to be partly a "parody". Meanwhile, Zelensky said on Monday that Kyiv was unlikely to publish its version of a transcript of the July ...

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Unleashed from Trump, Bolton says North Korea still seeks nukes

Unleashed from Trump, Bolton says North Korea still seeks nukes

While some analysts view the use of military force as "unimaginable" because of the damage it would wreak on Seoul and the rest of South Korea, Bolton acknowledged, he quoted General Joseph Dunford, t...

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in shopping district

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in shopping district

Sunday's turmoil started in the early afternoon when police fired tear gas to disperse a large crowd that had amassed in the popular Causeway Bay shopping district. The reinforcement in Hong Kong ...

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Runner struck, killed by lightning near 50K finish line

Runner struck, killed by lightning near 50K finish line

Our hearts are with Ashley and the Stanley family.Thomas Stanley tragically passed away when he was struck by. Race officials said in a Facebook statement that although Thomas, of Andover, "was no...

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