• Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences
Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences

The UN's nuclear watchdog chief revealed on Monday that Iran has accelerated its production of enriched uranium, as Tehran warned the U.S. it "cannot expect to stay safe" after introducing sanctions on the country. Under the deal, which was signed in Vienna by the US, France, Britain, Germany, China, Russia and Iran , the Islamic Republic agre...

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  • Flight from Manchester to Pakistan is delayed for seven hours
Flight from Manchester to Pakistan is delayed for seven hours

A female passenger aboard Pakistan International Airlines flight sparked panic on Saturday after she mistakenly opened the emergency exit door thinking it was the toilet. Several other departures from Manchester were also delayed as a result of the disruption. Thirty-eight people were pushed to another , even later flight because, with the s...

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  • Mexican president visits Tijuana hours after USA tariff deal
Mexican president visits Tijuana hours after USA tariff deal

Under the agreement's terms, the Mexican government agreed to better police its southern border with Guatemala and take in possibly tens of thousands of people seeking asylum in the United States while their cases are adjudicated. He now had full confidence that they "want to get the job properly done". Last week, US President Donald Trump warn...

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  • At G20, global FMs agree to forge ahead with digital tax
At G20, global FMs agree to forge ahead with digital tax

Mnuchin's comments came on the sidelines of a meeting of finance ministers of G 20 economies in Fukuoka, Japan, and ahead of the Treasury Secretary's meeting with Yi Gang, the Governor of the People's Bank of China . 1 concern. "So now we need to take the consensus across here and deal with technicalities of how we turn this into an agreement". ...

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  • Sand Fire Burning in Yolo County Sends Smoke Across Sweltering Bay Area
Sand Fire Burning in Yolo County Sends Smoke Across Sweltering Bay Area

The company says if necessary, it could cut power to about 30,000 customers there. Smoke from the Sand Fire - which, by 9 p.m. Saturday had spread to about 1,700 acres with zero containment - comes after a combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to declar...

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  • Americans found dead in same Dominican Republic resort within 5 days
Americans found dead in same Dominican Republic resort within 5 days

He told Fox News that Schaub-Werner had been diagnosed with inflammation around her heart 15 years ago, sought treatment for it, and was otherwise healthy. Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day , 50, were found dead by a Bahía Príncipe hotel employee at the Playa Nueva Roman resort when they missed their checkout time on Thursday.

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  • Huawei signed to build a 5G network in Russian Federation
Huawei signed to build a 5G network in Russian Federation

US sanctions against Huawei and other Chinese companies on the entity list meant a crippling blow to mobile business of Huawei, which had been dashing up until Q1 2019. The 5G is being tried in several places in China, including Tibet. Huawei has become a central part of a US-China power struggle which started out in trade, and is now being p...

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  • 97-year-old army vet marks D-Day anniversary with parachute jump
97-year-old army vet marks D-Day anniversary with parachute jump

With the simple words "OK, let's go", General Dwight Eisenhower set in motion the greatest military attack in history. The clouds of jumpers, with round 'chutes akin to those used by D-Day soldiers, were honouring the thousands of paratroopers who leapt into gunfire and death 75 years ago.

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  • Investigation continues as Virginia Beach mourns
Investigation continues as Virginia Beach mourns

The hand-scrawled note stated no reason for the shooting. "He was not terminated, and he was not in the process of being terminated", Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen said. What we know: 40 members of law enforcement, mostly Federal Bureau of Investigation, were at Building 2 to collect evidence. They say the shooter wasn't forced out, bu...

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  • Barr: Mueller's Legal Analysis 'Did Not Reflect the Views' of DOJ
Barr: Mueller's Legal Analysis 'Did Not Reflect the Views' of DOJ

But he later insisted that Russian Federation didn't help him. President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller's motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump's repeated claims that the Russian Federation investigation had cleared him of obstructing justice.

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  • Smoke from Wildfires descends on area
Smoke from Wildfires descends on area

As of Thursday morning, Alberta Wildfire reported 29 wildfires in the province and 10 were considered to be out control. Environment Canada issued a special air-quality statement for the Alberta capital region, warning that people might experience coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: Public vote is only way out of Brexit crisis
Jeremy Corbyn: Public vote is only way out of Brexit crisis

Mr Brown was hopeful of a Labour win despite the party's poor showing in the European elections. The decision to expel Campbell from the party is now under review, after public accusations of hypocrisy in the decision. Former No10 spin doctor Alastair Campbell (pictured speaking to reporters at his London home this week) said John McDonnell and K...

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  • Louisiana abortion ban: Lawmakers pass
Louisiana abortion ban: Lawmakers pass "fetal heartbeat" abortion ban today

The bill ( pdf ) says the prohibition will go into effect if a similar law in MS is upheld by a federal appeals court. These assaults on the right of women to obtain and have access to abortion services are anti-democratic and reactionary.

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  • South Korean tourists dead, 19 missing in Danube cruise collision
South Korean tourists dead, 19 missing in Danube cruise collision

Seven of them were rescued; seven are confirmed dead; and the 19 others, remain missing. "There was a tragic boat accident at around 9pm [on Wednesday]", CEO of the Hungarian ambulance service Gábor Csató said, according to the publication.

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  • OH tornadoes: Widespread damage, injuries and power cuts
OH tornadoes: Widespread damage, injuries and power cuts

One person was killed and about 90 were injured. The past couple of weeks have seen unusually high tornado activity in the U.S. The storms in Kansas City on Tuesday were the 12th straight day that at least eight tornadoes were reported to the National Weather Service .

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  • Tornado touches down in Pennsylvania, severe thunderstorm warning remains in NY
Tornado touches down in Pennsylvania, severe thunderstorm warning remains in NY

It was a terrifying sight as severe weather struck Morgantown. However, a severe thunderstorm warning remains in place for the Brooklyn area until 11 p.m. "This also makes this May the 3rd wettest month for ANY month in (Kansas City's) 131-year period of record", the weather service tweeted. The chances of having "really violent" weather on o...

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  • Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter
Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter

Holding elections so close to one another would be unprecedented in Israel , and there have been concerns over the cost and prolonged political paralysis that would result. Lieberman's demand is in accordance with the plan prepared by the Israeli Ministry of Defense, headed by Lieberman in the previous government who is meant to be appointed the m...

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  • Samsung May Gain from Huawei’s Plight in Ongoing Trade War
Samsung May Gain from Huawei’s Plight in Ongoing Trade War

Commerce Department blocked the Chinese company from buying American goods amid its escalating trade spat with China . Huawei is turning to the Asian market, namely South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, to surpass the difficulties the company is facing after United States corporations, such as Google and Microsoft as well as major semiconductor maker...

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  • Donald Trump's children 'to accompany president on state visit to Britain'
Donald Trump's children 'to accompany president on state visit to Britain'

The move follows a number of protests against Mr Trump's last visit to the United Kingdom in 2018, which cost police an estimated £18m - of which £7.9m was reimbursed by the Home Office . They will then be taken on a short tour of the Abbey. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join the Queen, Charles and Camilla for a lavish state banquet a...

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  • Yoga teacher found alive after missing for 2 weeks in Hawaii forest
Yoga teacher found alive after missing for 2 weeks in Hawaii forest

Cantellops posted photos of himself and Eller on his Facebook page to share with the public his joy of having found her, as well as enormous gratitude for those who had been supporting the search. Police found her auto at a parking lot near a hiking trail. "She is just as strong as we always said she would be", Haynes wrote on Facebook . A GoFun...

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