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At least 60 people dead after train ploughs through crowd in India

At least 60 people dead after train ploughs through crowd in India Dozens were hit by the speeding Jalandhar-Amritsar express train, which failed to stop following the collision. The effigy-burning had drawn as many as 700 spectators, crowded together alongside the railway line. "Everyone was watching the effigy in flames when the train suddenly appeared". Most of the victims died instantly, while limbs lay scattered around the site. [Full Article...]

Harry urges Meghan to 'pace herself' during royal tour

A thus-far joyous debut royal tour by the couple, buoyed by news that they are expecting their first baby , turned solemn as the Duke of Sussex opened a long-awaited extension to the Anzac Memorial in downtown Sydney's Hyde Park on Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

US, Chinese defense chiefs hold ‘straightforward’ talks amid tensions

US, Chinese defense chiefs hold ‘straightforward’ talks amid tensions Late on Thursday, Chinese state media reported that the country's defence minister had urged the USA to "walk with China " to maintain stability and peace in the disputed waters at a meeting with his American counterpart at the summit. Beijing has been providing economic aid to Southeast Asian nations with the aim of making them its ally. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told his Chinese c... [Full Article...]

Julian Assange files case against Ecuador for 'violating rights'

Julian Assange files case against Ecuador for 'violating rights' Ecuador also claims that Assange isn't taking proper care of his cat. Assange believes he would be handed over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of hundreds of thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Meghan Markle is Cutting Back Royal Tour Schedule

Pregnant Meghan Markle is Cutting Back Royal Tour Schedule Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been on their epic 16-day tour of Australia , Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand , and there have already been many cute moments all about the future baby, like Meghan revealing her baby bump and much parental PDA . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange blows in Nevada as midterms loom

Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange blows in Nevada as midterms loom The heavily immigrant union's voter turnout was credited with giving Democrats key victories in Nevada in 2016. Trump mentioned the proposed tax cut in the same week the US government ended the 2018 fiscal year with a $779 billion deficit, the Treasury Department said on Monday, as previous Republican-led tax cuts squeezed revenues. [Full Article...]

Trump's Name Nixed From Another Manhattan Building

Trump's Name Nixed From Another Manhattan Building Owners in the 377-unit tower were anxious about the resale value of their condos and also raised concerns about security in condo meetings. The removal, according to Gothamist , will cost the building an estimated $23,000, on top of what has been reported as over $200,000 in legal fees for the residents spent fighting the Trump Organization . [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands protest Brexit in central London, demand new referendum

The campaign, "March for the Future", from Park Lane to Parliament Square was dubbed by the organisers, Open Britain, as the "biggest, loudest and most important" demonstration on Britain's future. Richard Tice, founder of Leave Means Leave which organised the Harrogate protest, said: "The idea that you should have a second referendum would be incredibly damaging - most of all to the trust in demo... [Full Article...]

Heartwarming moment Prince Harry thanks Australia for celebrating his 'personal joy'

Heartwarming moment Prince Harry thanks Australia for celebrating his 'personal joy' Following his awful joke, Harry went on to give some words of inspiration to the residents down under, adding: "Our competitors have made it to these games - majority travelling from thousand of miles away". Kensington Palace said the couple had chose to cut back Meghan's schedule "slightly" ahead of the couple's visit to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. It was just over a year ago, during the I... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia admits journalist was killed at consulate, detains 18 suspects

Saudi Arabia admits journalist was killed at consulate, detains 18 suspects It took Khashoggi seven minutes to die, the sources said. The overnight announcement in Saudi State media also said a royal court adviser close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was sacked along with three leaders in the kingdom's intelligence services and other officials. [Full Article...]

At least 50 dead as train hits crowd watching fireworks in India

At least 50 dead as train hits crowd watching fireworks in India Hardeep Singh, chief medical officer for Amritsar , told AFP 59 deaths had been confirmed and 90 people had been injured. Amritsar's main hospital did not have enough space in its morgue, and some corpses were laid outside. "We have identified most of the bodies except 9, which I hope will be done soon", the CM said. Meanwhile, former minister and secretary of SAD, Bikram Singh Majithia said ... [Full Article...]

John Kelly, John Bolton engage in shouting match outside Oval Office

John Kelly, John Bolton engage in shouting match outside Oval Office Trump, who earlier in the day threatened to shut down the border with Mexico, reportedly sided with Bolton's argument. US Military Cancels 300 Million USD Financial Aid to Pakistan. Criticising the Democrats for supporting the notion of open borders, she further said, "They should be ashamed for pushing an open borders agenda and are only doing this for strictly political reasons". [Full Article...]

Wentworth by-election: Independent Kerryn Phelps likely to win Liberal-held seat

Wentworth by-election: Independent Kerryn Phelps likely to win Liberal-held seat The scale of the swing will still send shockwaves through Australian politics, with an election due by May next year. "That's just pathetic scaremongering", she said. "The Liberal Party has paid a big price tonight for the events of several months ago". After a bruising campaign, Mr Sharma remained valiantly on-message, even as climate change protesters hijacked his press conference. [Full Article...]

Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home

Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said it has suspended the funeral home's mortuary science license because of "multiple violations of Michigan's public health and occupational codes and an imminent threat to the public health and safety". The funeral home allegedly embalmed the dead bodies of the fetuses and infants without first being given permission to do so by a relative of the deceased. [Full Article...]

Protesters Flood Into London To Demand New Brexit Vote

Protesters Flood Into London To Demand New Brexit Vote John Longworth, Co-Chairman of Leave Means Leave, debated the People's Vote march with Gina Miller, as hundreds and thousands of people are expected to travel to London to demand another Brexit vote. Co-chair of Southampton for Europe group Charlotte Sunley said: "I am marching because I believe that given the reality of what a deliverable Brexit actually means for our society, a majority of p... [Full Article...]

Israel steps up armored deployment near Gaza

Israel steps up armored deployment near Gaza The militant Hamas group praised the turnout as a challenge to Israel , which was mulling a large-scale military response after a rocket was sacked from Gaza on Wednesday and destroyed a house in southern Israel. Gazans have been carrying out the mass demonstrations since March 30, protesting on the anniversary of the creation of Israel, and against the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem, ... [Full Article...]

Study indicates states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates

Study indicates states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates The first found that crashes are up by 6% in Washington, Oregon and Colorado - states that offer legal recreational marijuana - compared to states that do not allow for the sale of marijuana. Unlike alcohol the amount of weed in a person's system doesn't consistently correlate to their impairment. Researchers know a lot about the direct link between alcohol and vehicle crashes but are still work... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi probe: Erdogan vows to uncover truth after Saudi admission

Khashoggi probe: Erdogan vows to uncover truth after Saudi admission Egypt praised the "decisive" and "brave" actions taken by Saudi King Salman in the investigation. The suspects then attempted to "conceal an cover" what happened, the statement read. Saudi authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. If Khashoggi was fighting inside the consulate, he was "fighting for his life with people sent ... [Full Article...]

France pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi murder

France pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi murder British billionaire Richard Branson has also announced that his Virgin Group would suspend its discussions with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund over a planned $1bn investment in the group's space ventures in light of Khashoggi's disappearance. [Full Article...]

Assange sues Ecuador over 'fundamental rights'

Assange sues Ecuador over 'fundamental rights' WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sued the Ecuador government on Friday for violating his "fundamental rights" and limiting his access to the outside world while in asylum at its London embassy. Earlier this week, Ecuador threatened Assange with expulsion if he kept "interfering in the internal affairs of other states". "Ecuador's measures against Julian Assange have been widely condemned by th... [Full Article...]


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