Thursday, 19 April 2018
Latest news
Home » Worldwide

Worldwide

North Korean skaters don't have Olympic medal, but they won the crowd

perth_map

But Korea finally took a step forward Wednesday. Korea head coach Sarah Murray chalked up the first loss to the pressure of being the first group of North and South Korean athletes in Winter Games history to play on a single team. "I know in reality the unification is hard at this moment, but I strongly felt we were one at that moment", said spectator Lee Jung-woo, 47, from Incheon, just west of Seoul. Read More »

Above average temperatures move in before another wintry weather chance

perth_map

A slow-moving cold front takes almost two days to approach and pass through the region; that keeps the rain coming for almost 48 hours. Rain will move in for the afternoon. Daytime highs from Sunday through the middle of next week will range from the upper 20's to mid 30's. A High Wind Watch has been issued for Saturday afternoon through the night when the strongest winds are expected. Read More »

Here's what the U.S. men's hockey team is up against vs. Russian Federation

perth_map

The U.S. will have the opportunity to secure the top spot in Group B when it squares off with the Olympic Athletes from Russia Friday night. It certainly helps that the Olympic format means no team gets eliminated after pool play, though it doesn't hurt that the US dominated play for the first two periods against Slovenia before the mix of sitting on the lead and running out of gas proved costly. Read More »

Growing Expectations in Chile over Visit by Pope's Envoy

perth_map

Paul VI, who led the Catholic Church through tumultuous reforms in the 1960s and 1970s, will be made a saint this year, Pope Francis said in remarks released on Saturday. Francis ignited fresh outrage during a visit to Chile last month when he defended Barros as the target of a smear campaign. Francis is facing the most urgent crisis of his papacy over his support for Barros, whom he made a bishop in 2015 in face of protests from Catholics. Read More »

Security must transcend ideology, Britain's Theresa May to tell EU

perth_map

Europe's security is our security, she said. "We as 27 will be very carefully vetting that process to see to it that it is as close as possible but that it is different to what Britain now has as a member - which is what they want and what the British people want but this does not mean that it needs to be cherry-picking". Read More »

Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election

perth_map

Friday's indictment in the Mueller probe targeted 13 Russian nationals and 3 organizations, accusing them of being part of a sophisticated effort to spread divisive information among Americans using fake social media accounts across multiple platforms. Read More »

Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno

perth_map

Ari said 22 of the 70 injured were in a critical condition, adding that there was "no question" Boko Haram was behind the attack. A witness, Idrissa Bana, said the three suicide bombers simultaneously detonated the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on their bodies in the crowded market. Read More »

US Men's Olympic Figure Skating 2018: Free Skate Scorers, Highlights, Reaction

perth_map

Photo shoots. Interview requests. It all became a little much for him to handle. And he returned to Gangneung Ice Arena to complete the statement he'd hoped to make in his Olympic debut at the PyeongChang Games. He also became the first skater in Olympic history to land two quad lutzes, though he was only given credit for one, the second having been judged to be under-rotated. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory In Frederick County

perth_map

The snow is expected to fall roughly between 10 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday . For Saturday into Sunday , heavy snow expected, especially above 3000 feet. Chance of precipitation, the localized forecast continues, is 100%. Cloudy, with a low around 42. By 6 p.m. on Saturday evening it is snowing in northwest and southwest CT and by 7 p.m.it will be snowing all across the state. Read More »

Why is the flag at UNF half-staff?

perth_map

Lori Alhadeff, whose 14-year-old daughter Alyssa died in Wednesday's shooting , and who made a powerfully emotional appeal to Trump the following day, addressing a television camera with tears rolling down her face. "Cruz apparently passed a background check when purchasing his gun", Morgan wrote. In an eloquent essay published online, 17-year-old Cameron Kasky blasted both Republican and Democratic politicians for not doing anything. Read More »

Trump Visits Injured Victims, First Responders of Florida School Shooting

In September, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was alerted to a message posted on YouTube, in which a user named Nikolas Cruz vowed: "I'm going to be a professional school shooter". Pollack, 18, was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and had been accepted at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Meadow Pollack and Alyssa Alhadeff will be buried in the Garden of Aaron at Star of David Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale after separate funerals on Friday. Read More »

Sergei Lavrov rejects as 'claptrap' charges of Russian election meddling

perth_map

Mr Lavrov, speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, said: "I don't have a reaction because anything and everything can be published". Former Russian ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak said Saturday that the allegations of Russia's interference in the domestic affairs of the United States are nothing but "fantasies" used for internal political purposes. Read More »

Minor natural disaster hits Wales and southwest England

perth_map

Experts say the quake had a magnitude of 4.4, a depth of 7.4km and happened just after 2.30pm on Saturday. Its epicentre fell around eight miles northeast of Swansea city centre. "All the neighbors were out asking 'what's happening?'" said Steven Clathworthy, who lives near Bridgend, south Wales, the BBC reported . James Leonard wrote on Twitter: "Wow was that an natural disaster in Swansea my house just shook". Read More »

Court gives death sentence to Zainab's killer

perth_map

The verdict was announced at the Lahore's Central Jail in Kot Lakhpat. Ali was handed death sentences for kidnapping, rape, murder and an act of terrorism, as well as a life sentence for sodomy. Hundreds of people protested after the girl's body was found, and two died when police opened fire to disperse them. "We want public execution in place where he kidnapped Zainab", he said. Read More »

Israeli Military Strikes Gaza Post After Border Explosion

perth_map

Earlier in the afternoon, an Israeli tank fired a shell at a Hamas military post in Gaza in retaliation for the same incident. Israel typically strikes Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, for all attacks emanating from the territory, regardless of who carries them out. Read More »

Aiyaary box office collection: Siddharth Malhotra's film opened to bad numbers

perth_map

After much delay, Neeraj Pandey's Aiyaary is finally out in the theaters today. He also further added that had the main role be done by Akshay Kumar the film would have opened in double digits. I have full faith that our producers will come up with a positive result, so I don't see any issue with that. The sources say that her roles in these three upcoming films are completely different from each other and she has also signed a Hindi film opposite Ajay Devgn. Read More »

Russia Confirms Non-Military Citizens Slain in Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis called the whole thing "perplexing", but provided no further details. Turkey opened a new front in Syria's almost 7-year-old war on January 20, launching an offensive against the USA -backed Syrian Kurdish militia in the northwestern enclave of Afrin . Read More »

U.S. forces presence in Syria illegal

A Russian military doctor said around 100 had been killed, and a source who knows several of the fighters said the death toll was in excess of 80 men. Assad may have hired Wagner to recapture and guard Syrian energy assets in return for lucrative oil concessions, according to Russian media reports . Read More »

Expect warmer temperatures and rain before colder air returns to central Indiana

perth_map

South wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. A few gusts were up to 30mph. This front will enter the northern edge of the area late Thursday night and will move through the entire area Thursday night through Friday . Temperatures should actually nudge up a few degrees during the evening. Buckle up folks, after record-breaking heat Friday , we tumble towards cold temps and rain for Saturday . Read More »

Community Lenten services are a shared tradition of faith, sacrifice

perth_map

Our Divine Savior Catholic Church: 566 E. Lassen Ave.: Masses; 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Rev. R. Francis Stevenson. Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County: 145 W. The church's Black History Celebration 3:30 p.m., with the Rev. Justin Powell of Greater Fountain Deliverance Ministries as the guest preacher. Video on "Death & Resurrection of the Messiah: 'Piercing the Darkness, '" from Pastor Gilbert, 6 p.m. Read More »

Zadran scripts history as Afghanistan clinch ODI series

perth_map

Zimbabwe won the toss and Graeme Cremer displayed the intention of forcing the direction of play in the crucial fixture by opting to bat first. Thanks to Craig Ervine's mature innings of 54 not out, which came off 73 balls and included six boundaries and a six, Zimbabwe managed to make 134 before being bowled out. Read More »

Czech spy: 'Jeremy Corbyn knew I was a Soviet agent'

perth_map

The Labour leader's spokesman says that Corbyn met a Czechoslovakian diplomat in the 80s but didnt offer or have any privileged information, according to The Independent : "Like other MPs, Jeremy has met diplomats from many countries". A spokesperson for the Labour leader has dismissed the allegations as a "ridiculous smear and entirely false". 'The former Czechoslovak agent Jan Sarkocy's account of his meeting with Jeremy was false 30 years ago, is false now and has no credibility ... Read More »

Egypt: Ex-candidate's family calls for his release

perth_map

The Interior Ministry said Abol Fotouh held "secret meetings" with leaders of the worldwide Muslim Brotherhood organization during a visit to London earlier this month to implement a plot to stir unrest and instability in the country. Standing between the president and another four years in office is an obscure politician and a supporter whose eleventh hour entry into the race spared the president and his government the deeper embarrassment of a one-candidate election. Read More »

Tripura goes to polls on Feb. 18; BJP is the main challenger

perth_map

Other Left leaders like Sitaram Yechury and Brinda Karat lent support to the party's campaign. Polling has been deferred in Charilam due to the death of CPM candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma. Over 30,000 civil officials would be engaged in the conduct of the elections. "The central government has also reduced funds for Border Area Development Programme (BADP)", he added. Read More »

Woman climbs into X-ray machine to be near bag

perth_map

The woman was anxious the money in her handbag could be stolen while it was being inspected, according to a social media post by the Yangcheng Evening News. Her solution was to join her lugguge on the conveyor belt. The security video then showed her leaving the screen and then surprisingly emerging from the device. Read More »

Halamish widow infuriated terrorist did not get death penalty

perth_map

A Palestinian terrorist who murdered a father and his two children was sentenced to four life terms in prison . Omar al-Abed, 20, who stabbed to death the three members of the Salomon family in July, also was ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation to the family. Read More »

Maharashtra government seeks Rs 200 crore for hailstorm affected farmers

perth_map

So far, over 1,800 villages across 16 districts have been affected, but these numbers are likely to rise as the state government is still awaiting the final figures. " Chana is the main crop that stands to be affected most as it was nearly ready for harvesting". The most affected districts are Jalna (Marathwada), Buldhana and Amravati (Vidarbha). Read More »

Shares in Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) Purchased by RMR Advisors LLC

As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 20.3%. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, October 27 to "Long-Term Buy " rating. Honeywell Incorporated has 0.17% invested in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O). Ameritas Investment Ptnrs holds 0% or 1,735 shares. American Century reported 238,876 shares. Read More »

Body of Filipina worker murdered in Kuwait returns home

perth_map

The Philippines is heavily reliant on the income these workers send home to keep the economy afloat, according to Xinhuanet . Philippine Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello has said China needs 100,000 English teachers, as the country eyes China as a potential job market after banning Filipinos from working in Kuwait, according to ABS CBN News . Read More »

What Minnesota schools are telling parents after Florida school shooting

perth_map

My thoughts are with you, our children, and those suffering in Florida. Meantime, flags across the nation are being flown at half-staff in response to the Florida school shooting . They are very attuned. "The sad thing is that most of the schools, a lot of them are going to be in a rush to do it right away and it's really hard to start today and do an assessment by the end of the school year". Read More »

Turkey and United States agree to start normalizing relations

perth_map

There was still no U.S. ambassador to Turkey after the departure of John Bass a year ago, and it was only in December that the two sides ended a row following tit-for-tat suspensions of visa services. " The problem around YPG is one of the most important for us". A Turkish military offensive against the Kurdish forces in Afrin is now in its fourth week without any official support for the YPG from Washington who has only called on Turkey "to limit its operations" in the region. Read More »