• Search for missing Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala resumes in English Channel
Search for missing Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala resumes in English Channel

British and French coastguards scoured the seas off the island of Guernsey on Tuesday for the single-engine plane after it lost radar contact on its way from Nantes in western France to the Welsh capital. "The sea temperatures are very, very cold and just sap the core temperature of anybody in the water very, very quickly". "It is concerning beca...

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  • European Union states move to recognise Venezuela's Guaido - diplomats
European Union states move to recognise Venezuela's Guaido - diplomats

Asked whether he has had any talks with Maduro, Guaido said simply: "No". But the Argentine-born pontiff said a few days earlier that although he is terrified there could be a bloodbath in Venezuela, his pastoral role doesn't let him take sides.

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  • Crews responding to fire following reports of small plane crash near LA
Crews responding to fire following reports of small plane crash near LA

The Federal Aviation Administration said the twin-engine Cessna 414A crashed in Yorba Linda shortly after taking off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport. A firefighter was also treated for a minor injury. "It's the eerie, low rumbling sound that keeps getting lower and louder". "And then all of a sudden boom.

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  • MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured
MMA fighter wanted on murder charges captured

Dorcy McGinnis said at a news conference that 44-year-old Cedric Marks escaped from the private prisoner transport van Sunday when it stopped at a McDonald's in Conroe, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Houston. The manhunt is being carried out by the Conroe Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, and the Texas Departmen...

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  • Indian students arrested in USA
Indian students arrested in USA

About 130 foreign students, majority Indians, were rounded up after enrolling at the University of Farmington, in what prosecutors claim was a case of "pay-to-stay" immigration fraud. From their names it appears that all of them are either Indian nationals or Indian-Americans. "We are all aware that worldwide students can be a valuable asset to o...

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  • Trump Won't Rule Out Another Shutdown in Border Wall Dispute
Trump Won't Rule Out Another Shutdown in Border Wall Dispute

President Donald Trump said on Friday he might declare a national emergency to obtain funding to build a wall along the USA border with Mexico because it did not appear Democrats were moving toward a deal that would provide the money. When Brennan pointed out that Pelosi has "offered [Trump] over a billion dollars for border security" but doesn't...

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  • Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain
Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain

Ministers strongly denied any financial incentives were offered and Chancellor Philip Hammond said any costs arising from the assurances would be small enough to be covered within the Department for Business's spending limits. A report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said investment had effectively "stalled" amidst fears ov...

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  • USA governor denies appearance in racist photo, refuses to resign
USA governor denies appearance in racist photo, refuses to resign

But he alluded to other actions in his past, and disclosed that in 1984 he won a dance contest in San Antonio where he wore dark shoe polish on his cheeks as part of a Michael Jackson costume. So did Northam's predecessor, Terry McAuliffe, another Democrat. He's going to have to have all of the private meetings with legislators that he now has in...

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  • Budget 2019: 11 Highlights From Govt’s Last Budget Before Polls
Budget 2019: 11 Highlights From Govt’s Last Budget Before Polls

The tax deductible at source (TDS) threshold on interest income from bank, co-operative society and post office deposits (other than interest on securities) has been raised. Income from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh was taxed at 20 per cent and above Rs 10 lakh was at 30 per cent. This comes as a much needed relief for not only small tax payers but also ...

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  • European countries set up payment channel with Iran to bypass United States sanctions
European countries set up payment channel with Iran to bypass United States sanctions

With the United Kingdom planning to leave the EU, London is less motivated than French and German politicians to see the vehicle as the start of a wider drive to establish a euro-based rival for the dollar. The three main European powers are also assessing whether to push for new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile programme, diplomats hav...

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  • 14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba
14th Canadian envoy falls ill in Cuba

Nearly 14 diplomatic staff have suffered from the unusual health symptoms in Havana. Canada has also shared information with the University of Pennsylvania, which has taken the lead in examining US diplomatic personnel and family members at the request of the State Department, officials said.

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  • Howard Schultz Hints At Presidential Bid, List Of Hopefuls Keeps Expanding
Howard Schultz Hints At Presidential Bid, List Of Hopefuls Keeps Expanding

Harris, 54, and Schultz , 65, join several candidate already in the race, including Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, New York's Senator Kirsten Gillibrand , House Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Obama-era housing secretary Julian Castro of Texas.

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  • Purported hackers stole USA evidence to discredit Mueller probe -filing
Purported hackers stole USA evidence to discredit Mueller probe -filing

That, "and the fact that over 1,000 files on the webpage match those produced in discovery, establish that the person (s) who created the webpage had access to at least some of the non-sensitive discovery produced by the government in this case", Mueller said in his filing.

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  • Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place
Weather Warning For Ice And Snow Remains In Place

Up to 10cm (4 inches) could fall over higher ground within the space of three hours, meaning major transport disruption during rush-hour. A map suggested parts of Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset and south Wales will be among the most affected.

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  • Trump Tells N.Y. Times: Border Wall Talks A ‘Waste Of Time’
Trump Tells N.Y. Times: Border Wall Talks A ‘Waste Of Time’

It would significantly boost spending for scanners at ports of entry , humanitarian aid for apprehended migrants, and new aircraft and ships to police the U.S. " Wall is already being built, I don't expect much help!" "Let them have that discussion", the Speaker told reporters. Pelosi's declaration promises to put a nail in Trump's request fo...

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  • Trump said firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing,' Christie writes
Trump said firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing,' Christie writes

While critical, Christie says all is not lost for Trump. Christie was initially booked as part of a planned live show in response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address. "I don't like him because he's gonna get you in trouble". According to the Times, Christie recalls the October 2016 release of the infamous "Access Hollywood"...

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  • Trump calls intelligence officials 'passive, naive'
Trump calls intelligence officials 'passive, naive'

The report also said Iran was not developing nuclear weapons, as the Trump administration has said, prompting a tweet from the president telling the intelligence heads to "go back to school ". Other ASEAN venues have also been mentioned of possibilities to be the summit venue though Singapore was the venue for the first Trump-Kim meeting in June...

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  • China urges USA to stop
China urges USA to stop "unreasonable suppression" of Huawei

The statement said China would "determinedly" defend the "legitimate" rights and interests of Chinese companies overseas. FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers the lines between "the Chinese government and ostensibly private companies" are blurred if not totally erased and "especially the lines between lawful behaviour and fair competiti...

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  • Bruce McArthur expected to plead guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder
Bruce McArthur expected to plead guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder

Who were McArthur's eight victims? "Someone who is found guilty of multiple murders is never likely to be released into the community, regardless of what the parole ineligibility is set at", said criminal defence lawyer Daniel Brown, who is not involved in the case.

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  • Bolton's notes raise questions on U.S. military plans amid Venezuela tensions
Bolton's notes raise questions on U.S. military plans amid Venezuela tensions

Bolton had "5,000 troops to Colombia " written on a notepad he held during a news conference Monday announcing new sanctions on Venezuela . Last week, Trump recognized the Venezuelan National Assembly Leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president, and on Monday the US effectively prohibited Maduro from selling oil in the USA, cutt...

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  • Taliban talks: As hopes rise of a deal, what comes next?
Taliban talks: As hopes rise of a deal, what comes next?

Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he was encouraged by US peace talks with Afghan Taliban insurgents but added he had not yet been tasked with planning a full withdrawal of troops. US officials accused the group's leaders of providing support to al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden and his followers. Amrullah Saleh, former NDS Chief ...

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  • Brexit: Brussels opens door for talks on backstop
Brexit: Brussels opens door for talks on backstop

Amendment I wants a no-deal Brexit ruled out. "I think we should send the Prime Minister back to Brussels with a strong mandate to be able to say if you compromise with us on this one issue, on the backstop, we would be able to a get an agreement - an agreement that is nearly there", he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

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  • Robert Mueller investigation is 'close to being completed,' acting attorney general says
Robert Mueller investigation is 'close to being completed,' acting attorney general says

Members of Congress moved swiftly to make sure that Mueller's report will be available to the public, however, introducing bipartisan legislation Monday that would guarantee the report's release, even if the Special Counsel "is fired or resigns".

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  • Former Trump's Advisor to cooperate in Mueller's investigation
Former Trump's Advisor to cooperate in Mueller's investigation

Stone said he would "testify honestly" if he knew about any Trump campaign wrongdoing and didn't rule out speaking about his talks with Trump. After Stone's arrest, Trump sought to distance himself from his one-time aide, saying on Twitter, " Roger Stone didn't even work for me anywhere near the Election!" Roger Stone , a 66-year-old self...

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  • Mild and breezy Sunday, then snow and cold temperatures move in
Mild and breezy Sunday, then snow and cold temperatures move in

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 1 a.m. Monday to 7 p.m. Monday for Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston, Calhoun, Jackson, Washtenaw, Branch, Hillsdale and Lenawee counties. Winds coming from the southwest at 30 km/h and gusting to 50 near noon. The National Weather Service warns the conditions will be life-threatening for the unprepared...

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  • Snow to hit south of England as temperatures plunge
Snow to hit south of England as temperatures plunge

The weather forecast from Met Eireann for the coming week is for more unsettled weather with colder weather and sleet and snow in places early in the week. A Status Yellow - Wind warning was issued by the national forecaster for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford at 10am this morning and is valid from 8p...

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  • Mick Mulvaney says Donald Trump will secure border 'with or without Congress'
Mick Mulvaney says Donald Trump will secure border 'with or without Congress'

On Fox News Sunday , Mulvaney wouldn't directly answer whether Trump would take less than $5.7 billion, but said the president was willing to negotiate. The survey, from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News, showed approval for Trump, weeks into the shutdown of about a quarter of the federal government, was exactly the same as when it started.

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  • Trump declares State of the Union 'canceled'
Trump declares State of the Union 'canceled'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi informed President Trump in a letter Wednesday she will not permit him to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government reopens. "It would be so very sad for our country if the State of the Union were not delivered on time, on schedule, and very importantly, on loc...

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  • Nigeria's Buhari under pressure over judge suspension
Nigeria's Buhari under pressure over judge suspension

Hassan said the President was aware that he had no such powers on the Onnoghen case, but justified his action by claiming he was obeying a directive from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), before which Mr Onnoghen is standing trial. It was observed that unlike the custom where justices of the Supreme Court attend such functions with the CJN, only ...

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  • BuzzFeed to lay off 200 staff in latest round of cuts
BuzzFeed to lay off 200 staff in latest round of cuts

BuzzFeed is laying off 250 workers (15% of its staff). "This week, we will make changes that will impact around 7 percent of our global workforce across the organization, as well as certain brands and products", Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan wrote in the email to employees.

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  • Roger Stone: I'll Tell Mueller the Truth
Roger Stone: I'll Tell Mueller the Truth

Lying to Congress . Obstructing the House intelligence committee's Russian Federation investigation. Prosecutors say Russian military intelligence agents hacked the emails and then funneled them to WikiLeaks as part of Moscow's effort to disrupt the election .

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  • Israel recognizes opposition leader's new government in Venezuela
Israel recognizes opposition leader's new government in Venezuela

Venezuelan armed groups loyal to Maduro have clashed with protesters supporting Guaido, leaving at least 20 people dead and many wounded, the United Nations human rights office said Friday. interests office " in Venezuela and a similar Venezuelan office in the United States, according to the Associated Press . He said he also wanted his own di...

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  • 'Great for Canada' if United States drops extradition request for Huawei CFO
'Great for Canada' if United States drops extradition request for Huawei CFO

In a statement Saturday afternoon, Trudeau said he asked for, and accepted, McCallum's resignation Friday night, mere days before a key deadline on the extradition case against Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. But on Thursday he walked back the remarks and said he "misspoke". Scheer said McCallum caused damage to Canada's reputation ...

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  • Gunman on the run after killing parents and three others in US
Gunman on the run after killing parents and three others in US

The suspect has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, illegal use of weapons and home invasion, Mr Webre told reporters. The search for Theriot began Saturday morning after he allegedly killed his parents and three others in Louisiana .

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  • Pelosi trying to hold State of the Union 'hostage,' Rep. Scalise says
Pelosi trying to hold State of the Union 'hostage,' Rep. Scalise says

Trump earlier had been among the first to say Pelosi earned her position. Polls showed voters blamed largely him for the shutdown. President Donald Trump , who famously vowed to negotiate big deals in the White House, came out of a government shutdown battle on Friday politically wounded and outmaneuvered by U.S.

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