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Nancy Pelosi Says Joe Biden Could Still Win Presidency

Nancy Pelosi Says Joe Biden Could Still Win Presidency

He continued: "If any of my supporters did that, I'd disown them ...flat disown them". "There are still race [s] ahead that are much more representative of the country". Former Vice President Joe Bid...

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Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus

Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now stands at 70,548 and the cumulative death toll is 1,770. Hubei's newly installed provincial leader, Ying Yong, instructed the province...

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First coronavirus death in Europe reported in France

First coronavirus death in Europe reported in France

She had arrived in France in January and was kept in quarantine in a hospital since January 5. The joint team, composed of 12 global members and their 12 Chinese counterparts, will seek more details...

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Who is Mexico's president? Ummm... say Democratic candidates

Who is Mexico's president? Ummm... say Democratic candidates

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed the audience via video. Those early states, Iowa and New Hampshire, are small and predominantly white. The state will be the third to weigh in on the Democrat...

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Biden says media exposure will eventually reduce Bloomberg's support among black voters

Biden says media exposure will eventually reduce Bloomberg's support among black voters

Bloomberg's campaign did not confirm or deny the report. A number of the cases have either been settled, dismissed in Bloomberg's favour or closed because of a failure by the plaintiff to meet filing...

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China confident epidemic will soon be over - deputy foreign minister

China confident epidemic will soon be over - deputy foreign minister

He also said China insists on the new development concepts of innovation, coordination, green development, openness and sharing, and strives to realize sustainable and high-quality development. Howeve...

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Day Weather Forecast for Clarion County

Day Weather Forecast for Clarion County

South wind 6 to 11 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. We should be mostly clear this evening with temperatures in the evening before sunset in the 40s. A storm is unsettling weather from...

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Diamond Princess coronavirus lockdown passengers wait for evacuation plan

Diamond Princess coronavirus lockdown passengers wait for evacuation plan

While the United States evacuates its citizens from the quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise Ship , the Canadian government said they are still "urgently assessing" the situation. "We are now being ...

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Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib

Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib

Erdogan threatened to attack Damascus if regime forces did not return to the positions agreed in the Sochi deal before the end of February after 14 Turks were killed by Syrian regime shelling in Idlib...

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Storm Dennis shuts down roads, floods railway lines in UK

Storm Dennis shuts down roads, floods railway lines in UK

One man was found following a huge search operation off Margate after an early-morning distress call, while another was found at Herne Bay. The Met Office, Britain's meteorological service, only iss...

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Daytona 500 postponed due to weather; set to resume Monday

Daytona 500 postponed due to weather; set to resume Monday

Ricky Stenhouse starts from the pole at today's race, while seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson begins his final season as a NASCAR regular. Hailie Deegan , the 18-year-old driver deemed "NASCA...

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Amazon forcing Palestinians to list themselves as Israelis for free shipping

Amazon forcing Palestinians to list themselves as Israelis for free shipping

We reject any such attempt in the strongest terms and with disgust", he said in a statement. The resolution urged the OHCHR to produce a "database for all businesses engaged in specific activities r...

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WHO says joint China mission to start coronavirus investigations this weekend

The virus is thought to have infected more than 67,000 people globally and has killed at least 1,526 people, the vast majority in China , as the Chinese government announced new anti-disease measures...

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Storm Dennis: Police declare 'major incidents' after flooding

The Met Office said that winds of more than 80mph were recorded across parts of the country, with the highest measuring 91mph in Aberdaron in north Wales on Saturday. "Our armed forces are always read...

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U.S., Taliban agree on short-term plan to pave way for peace

U.S., Taliban agree on short-term plan to pave way for peace

The US wants to reduce its military presence in Afghanistan, which numbers between 12,000 and 13,000, with President Donald Trump keen to make good on a promise to bring troops home after 18 years o...

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Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal - International

Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal - International

Speaking in Germany after the Munich gathering, Cavusoglu also said he met with U.S. lawmakers at the conference and added that Washington should work to improve relations with Turkey anyway, not just...

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New York Mayor de Blasio endorses Sanders in 2020 Democratic race

New York Mayor de Blasio endorses Sanders in 2020 Democratic race

The timing of Mr.de Blasio's announcement was nonetheless being hashed out on Friday. "I have called for a bold, progressive agenda, and that's exactly what Senator Sanders has championed for decade...

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Storm Dennis: Forth Road Bridge shut to double decker buses

Storm Dennis: Forth Road Bridge shut to double decker buses

A record 594 flood warnings and alerts were in place on Sunday, extending from Scotland's River Tweed to Cornwall in southwest England. The Met Office warning was in place until 11am today, alongs...

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Caroline Flack will make final on-screen appearance in new film Greed

Caroline Flack will make final on-screen appearance in new film Greed

To me, the most shocking thing about learning that Caroline Flack had taken her own life is that I was not actually shocked. He said: "Still remember her sneaking into my dressing room before afte...

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Zarif: Not negotiations, United States wants regime change in Iran

Zarif: Not negotiations, United States wants regime change in Iran

It was the fifth meeting between the two diplomats in the past few weeks. Iran sees security of neighbors as its own, Zarif said in an interview held on Saturday afternoon with Lyse Doucet- an w...

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United Kingdom towns flooded, residents evacuated as Storm Dennis hits region

The Met Office said the highest wind gust recorded was 91 miles per hour (146 kmh) at Aberdaron in north Wales on Saturday. The UK Met Office warned of rainfall totals of 50 to 100 millimetres in ma...

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Ireland’s Fianna Fail to seek to form govt without Sinn Fein

Ireland’s Fianna Fail to seek to form govt without Sinn Fein

Fine Gael would demand a rotating Taoiseach role as part of a grand coalition deal with Fianna Fail , according to reports. "Our first preference was for a government without Fianna Fail or Fine...

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US reports 15th coronavirus case; White House bashes China's response

US reports 15th coronavirus case; White House bashes China's response

A Chinese government researcher on Tuesday forecast that the coronavirus outbreak could cut China's 2020 economic growth by a full percentage point, pressuring the cash flow of companies that woul...

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Flights Canceled as Britain Braces for Storm Dennis

The weather service's chief meteorologist Steve Willington, said: " Storm Dennis will bring another very unsettled spell of weather this weekend with a risk of flooding, particularly in parts of Engl...

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Scientists radio-tag Indian pangolin

Scientists radio-tag Indian pangolin

Of the animals rescued by the charity, 95% are pangolins; 65% of the animals the organization has rehabilitated have been released back into the wild. The endangered Chinese pangolin got some atte...

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New virus cases fall as WHO says China 'bought the world time'

Liang Wannian, a senior official at China's National Health Commission, speaking in Wuhan (the epicenter of the epidemic and the capital of Hubei province) said that the number of infections has b...

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Turkey gives Idlib diplomacy time but warns of refugee crisis

Turkey gives Idlib diplomacy time but warns of refugee crisis

The area has been declared a "de-escalation zone" under an agreement between Russian Federation and Turkey . "We can not overlook the cruelty happening in our neighbour", Turkish Vice President Fua...

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First death from virus in Europe

First death from virus in Europe

According to the Ministry of science and technology of China, the most likely source of the disease are bats. "We must use the window of opportunity we have to intensify our preparedness". On Friday, ...

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DNC unveils qualifications for last Democratic debate ahead of SC primary

DNC unveils qualifications for last Democratic debate ahead of SC primary

Much like the first three debates of 2020, the candidates have two pathways for securing a spot on the debate stage on February 25, either by reaching the delegate threshold or scoring enough support ...

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Rocket attack hits near USA embassy in Iraq capital ―US military source

Rocket attack hits near USA embassy in Iraq capital ―US military source

The official did not immediately say if the attack caused any casualties or significant damage. The attacks are never claimed but the U.S. has pointed the finger at Iran-backed groups within the Has...

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US offers to help virus efforts in North Korea

US offers to help virus efforts in North Korea

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet at the demilitarized zone separating the 2 Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, June 30, 2019. "Perhaps the...

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Saudi fighter jet crashes in YemenWorld

Saudi fighter jet crashes in YemenWorld

Commenting on the killing of the civilians, Lise Grande, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Yemen , said, "We share our deep condolences with the families of those killed and we pray for the speed...

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NATO to expand Iraq training mission in response to Trump

NATO to expand Iraq training mission in response to Trump

The participants of the NATO Defense Ministers meeting held on February 12 in Brussels agreed that this plan is only the first step in supporting Iraq , and that lawmakers will explore further what ...

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Taliban truce tops issues at Munich Security Conference

Taliban truce tops issues at Munich Security Conference

The agreement for a seven-day " reduction in violence " announced this week after long negotiations between Washington and the jihadists has raised hopes that a comprehensive peace deal could follow...

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14-year-old charged in Barnard College student death in NY

14-year-old charged in Barnard College student death in NY

He is not believed to be the one who fatally stabbed Majors but rather participated in the robbery that led to the murder. He will be tried as an adult, according to New York City police. Just hou...

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