• Crocodile mauls pastor to death during baptism ceremony at lake
Crocodile mauls pastor to death during baptism ceremony at lake

But they were unable to prevent the crocodile from escaping, it has been reported. The Lonely Planet warns the crocodiles can be aggressive towards people and animals because the lake has few fish. A baptism in Ethiopia took a terrible turn when a crocodile jumped out of a lake and grabbed a pastor who was conducting a mass baptism. A water...

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  • California in spotlight as USA voters cast ballots in primaries
California in spotlight as USA voters cast ballots in primaries

The president's support may have rallied the Republican base around the candidate, getting Cox over the primary hurdle, but the association might hurt in the general election where the Republican candidate needs to win over more moderate voters, said former Republican strategist Bill Whalen, a research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution.

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  • India's GDP grows 7.7 pc in Q4, retains fastest growing economy tag
India's GDP grows 7.7 pc in Q4, retains fastest growing economy tag

However, we expect tighter financing conditions, rising oil prices and slower investments in the run-up to elections to slow GDP growth later in the year. The rate is higher against 5.6 percent, 6.3 percent and 7.0 percent respectively, in the first three quarters, Q1, Q2 and Q3 of 2017-18. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

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  • Taliban 'talking and fighting,' says U.S. commander in Afghanistan
Taliban 'talking and fighting,' says U.S. commander in Afghanistan

Gunmen in Kabul , the capital, attacked the heavily fortified Interior Ministry, battling security forces for more than two hours before the assault was suppressed. The group views the Afghan government as weak, divided and unable to make decisions on big issues, including the full withdrawal of US/Nato forces, releasing their prisoners and the re...

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  • STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain
STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain

Residents in Old Fort, Pleasant Gardens and areas of Marion were also evacuated for flooding and landslides as rivers and creeks breeched their banks and threatened homes and lives. "They are already at full pond and that much more rainfall entering the reservoir there could cause significant risky flooding". She said emergency personnel were not...

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  • Maryland man missing after Ellicott City devastated by rampaging flood
Maryland man missing after Ellicott City devastated by rampaging flood

Howard County police confirmed that the body is that of Eddison "Eddie" Hermond, a 39-year-old National Guard sergeant from Severn, Md. Police Chief Gary Gardner told CBS Baltimore that Hermond left the safety of the restaurant to help rescue a cat belonging to local shop owner, Kate Bowman.

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  • Vedanta Copper Smelter May Shut Till 2019, Investors Edgy: Foreign Media
Vedanta Copper Smelter May Shut Till 2019, Investors Edgy: Foreign Media

Thousands of local residents have been protesting for more than three months against the Sterlite copper smelting plant and its reported expansion. Media reports from the town of Tuticorin say that pushing and shoving between protesters and police turned more violent on Tuesday, with demonstrators pelting police with stones, overturning cars ...

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  • Other View: Revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in Trump campaign raises questions
Other View: Revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in Trump campaign raises questions

The Mueller team also offered to give U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson a " more detailed presentation of the investigation " and the relevant records in private, though the special counsel said he believed that lawsuit could be resolved based just on the public record.

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  • Moon: North Korea still committed to denuclearization
Moon: North Korea still committed to denuclearization

In this handout image provided by South Korean Presidential Blue House, South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (R) during their meeting on May 26, 2018 in Panmunjom, North Korea . The US-South Korea alliance could take a hit if Moon intentionally exaggerated Kim's commitment to denuclearisation, accordi...

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  • Grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling
Grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling

Exposto had said she went to Shanghai to meet a USA serviceman with whom she had an online romance, and had been asked to carry a bag full of clothes. She told the court that she had agreed to take the backpack from the stranger because she was told it carried her online boyfriend's clothes. Yesterday Exposto's lawyer, Shafee Abdullah, told her i...

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  • Dutch, Australia Name Russia As Behind MH17 Downing
Dutch, Australia Name Russia As Behind MH17 Downing

On Thursday, Dutch-led worldwide investigators concluded that the missile belonged to a Russian brigade. The statements come a day after global investigators probing the downing of the plane said it was brought down by a Russian military missile .

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  • Woman files lawsuit claiming R. Kelly
Woman files lawsuit claiming R. Kelly "deliberately" gave her an STD

Two years later, Tiffany Hawkins filed suit against him, as well as his record, publishing and management companies, claiming personal injuries and emotional damage arising from what she alleged was a sexual relationship she had with Kelly , which she said began when she was 15 and ended when she was 18.

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  • Maddie Poppe Pens Heartfelt Message To Boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Maddie Poppe Pens Heartfelt Message To Boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson

Don't forget, auditions for the new season of American Idol on ABC are NOW OPEN! With the reality singing show came some very close friends that Maddie says will be lifelong buddies. 'No one deserved it more than you babe. Maddie adds, "I just can't even believe, you know I felt like I was kind of an underdog for a while. I've never cared...

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  • Marks & Spencer profits plunge amid store closure plan
Marks & Spencer profits plunge amid store closure plan

The chain revealed on Tuesday that it was putting thousands of jobs at risk through plans to extend its programme of store closures to 100 sites by 2022. However, the M&S boss highlighted that these changes come with costs, which were reflected in Wednesday's results. That was ahead of analysts' average forecast of £573m but down from £613.8m mad...

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  • Monday is deadline to register for June Primary election
Monday is deadline to register for June Primary election

At stake in this election: almost a dozen races left unsettled from the March 6 primary. It's called Conditional Voter Registration , CVR, is the acronym. When she tried to vote in person, her license was expired, and she had to vote using a provisional ballot. Are schools open on Election Day? Before she can even request a ballot at her ass...

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  • Lawyer investigated by Commission on Human Rights after alleged anti-immigrant rant
Lawyer investigated by Commission on Human Rights after alleged anti-immigrant rant

Deena Gonzalez and Emily Serrano said they were were ordering lunch at Fresh Kitchen on Madison Avenue when a man, later identified as lawyer Aaron M. "It's what makes this city great". His reason? Two customers had the audacity to speak Spanish to an employee who also spoke Spanish, ruining this patriot's ability to enjoy the eatery's menu op...

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  • Full Senate Confirms Haspel As Next CIA Director
Full Senate Confirms Haspel As Next CIA Director

While Warner claimed that he believes Haspel "can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do something illegal or immoral - like a return to torture ", ABC News pointed out that some of the Democrats who stood behind Haspel's confirmation may have had ulterior motives as majority are up for re-election in states where President Donal...

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  • Iran sanctions, Venezuela collapse likely to push oil to $100/b: Total CEO
Iran sanctions, Venezuela collapse likely to push oil to $100/b: Total CEO

It stood at $79.39 as of 8:20 pm Nigerian time. Even at $80 per barrel, the costs of oil are huge, with Asia's consumption costing $1 trillion a year, twice as much as during the price lull of 2015/2016. "We are back to the situation where we were before the 2016 agreement and in the meantime Iran has grown its exports by 1 million barrels a day"...

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  • Arab League demands worldwide probe into Israeli crimes
Arab League demands worldwide probe into Israeli crimes

In a phone call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the violence in Gaza and spoke of the importance of protecting civilians and their right to protest. move, which was made despite near universal consensus that the final status of the city should be decided in a final peace settlement between th...

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  • DEMOCRATS CAVE: Sources Say HASPEL Has the Votes to Pass Senate
DEMOCRATS CAVE: Sources Say HASPEL Has the Votes to Pass Senate

Harris said Haspel running the CIA would not be the best "signal to the workforce of that agency, to the American people or to our neighbors around the globe". Republican Sen. Jeff Flake , McCain's Arizona colleague, has said he's undecided. She already has the backing of a number of Democrats, including Mark Warner of Virginia, Joe Manchin ...

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