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Overloaded Boat, Bad Weather Caused Lake Victoria Boat Accident

Overloaded Boat, Bad Weather Caused Lake Victoria Boat Accident The boat, on which party-goers were drinking, dancing and listening to music, sank a short distance from the shore off Mutima in Mukono District, close to the capital Kampala. One young woman, seeing a victim she apparently recognized, collapsed and was rushed to hospital. "They were shouting 'Help us!" "By the time the police came we had saved many people". [Full Article...]

Man shoots and kills woman in Florida Walmart before getting awa

Man shoots and kills woman in Florida Walmart before getting awa Police say that no one else was shot, but Ocala Fire Rescue says that at least one other person was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained while trying to escape the shooting. An argument Saturday at a Florida Walmart garden center ended when a man fatally shot his female partner several times, Ocala Police Department spokeswoman Meghan Shay said. [Full Article...]

UAE considering clemency request for jailed British academic

UAE considering clemency request for jailed British academic The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the country was "determined to protect its important strategic relationship with a key ally" and added it hoped both sides could find "an amicable solution" to the case. "This was an unusual case: many researchers visit the UAE freely every year without breaking our laws, " he said. After returning to the United Kingdom on Thursday, Mr Hedges' wife, Dan... [Full Article...]

Asylum Seekers Would Stay In Mexico Under New Deal Cut By Trump

Asylum Seekers Would Stay In Mexico Under New Deal Cut By Trump There is no agreement of any sort between the incoming Mexican government and the USA government. Other than that our very strong policy is Catch and Detain. Trump took to Twitter again Saturday to reiterate that he plans to do away with the US catch-and-release system, which allows asylum seekers to work and study sometimes for years while their cases are pending. [Full Article...]

Taiwan voters set to block same-sex marriage in referendum

Taiwan voters set to block same-sex marriage in referendum The next presidential election is scheduled for 2020. The independent mayor of Taipei , Ko Wen-je, was in a tight race to retain his position but overcame Ting Shou-chung of Kuomintang and Pasuya Yao of the DPP. About 19.10 million voters across Taiwan are eligible to take part in the elections, while some 19.76 million are eligible to vote in the 10 referendums, according to the CEC. [Full Article...]

Engineers recover 4cm from the Tower of Pisa's lean over two decades

Engineers recover 4cm from the Tower of Pisa's lean over two decades It means the building in Tuscany , which attracts thousands of tourists every day, is back to the tilt it had at the beginning of the 19th century, according to professor Salvatore Settis, who leads the surveillance group of the monument. [Full Article...]

Karnataka: 25 dead after bus falls into canal

Karnataka: 25 dead after bus falls into canal The 18-year-old bus (KA 19 A 5676) with 34 people, including the driver and the conductor, came hurtling down and fell into the canal that was around 40 ft away from the road when the steering rod broke and the driver lost control of the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to take up military transgender ban

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to take up military transgender ban At an especially sensitive moment for the Supreme Court, the Trump administration is "forcing it into a minefield that many justices would nearly surely prefer to avoid", Matz said. In a statement , Peter Renn, an attorney for Lambda Legal, which brought one of the challenges to the transgender military policy, called the Trump administration's action Friday a "highly unusual step" that is "wil... [Full Article...]

Kabul explosion kills 40 at gathering of clerics

Kabul explosion kills 40 at gathering of clerics More than 50 people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a gathering of scholars celebrating a religious holiday in Kabul on Tuesday, Afghan government officials said . "We condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations", the Foreign Office said . While no militant group has yet taken responsibility, Monday's blast comes as Afghanistan's ongoing 17-year conflict tips in favor of... [Full Article...]

Moroccan woman reportedly killed and cooked boyfriend, served him with rice

Moroccan woman reportedly killed and cooked boyfriend, served him with rice Police have not revealed how the man was killed, but they did say the woman used his remains as the meat in a traditional rice dish. After a seven-year relationship, the woman acted when she discovered her boyfriend's plan to marry another woman, the National newspaper reported . [Full Article...]

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal Mueller is interested in determining whether Corsi had advanced knowledge of WikiLeak's founder Julian Assange's plan to release emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Capitol in Washington, Sept. 26, 2017. "I fully anticipate that in the next few days, I will be indicted by Mueller, " he said last week, as he made a pitch for donations to his legal defense fund. [Full Article...]

Gunmen storm Chinese Consulate in Karachi killing two police officers

Gunmen storm Chinese Consulate in Karachi killing two police officers Khan vowed to take measures to trace those linked to the attacks in Orakzai and in Karachi . "The situation is under control now, there were three attackers and all three have been killed". Khan issued a statement, saying he has ordered a probe into Friday's attack. China is also a close financial and political ally of Pakistan. This was the second attack this year by Baluch separatists in ... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea 'scaling back' war games

US, South Korea 'scaling back' war games Logan said that Mattis and his South Korean counterpart agreed during a meeting last month "that it was important for military activities, including exercises, to be conducted in a manner that complements diplomatic efforts to achieve North Korea's denuclearization while sustaining readiness of U.S. [Full Article...]

In Russia died the head of the GRU Boxes

In Russia died the head of the GRU Boxes Under his watch, the G.R.U. was also implicated in the theft and publication of documents belonging to the presidential campaign of Emmanuel Macron in France, hacking computers of the global antidoping watchdog and the poisoning of a former G.R.U. [Full Article...]

Australia dust storm: Health warning as skies change colour

Australia dust storm: Health warning as skies change colour Dr Richard Broome, the department's director of environmental health, said some of the dust particles were very small, and could therefore find their way deep into people's lungs. "People with asthma or a lung condition who develop symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing, should follow their Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Action Plan", Broome said. [Full Article...]

Chief Justice Roberts Makes Rare Criticism of Trump After 'Obama Judge' Remark

Chief Justice Roberts Makes Rare Criticism of Trump After 'Obama Judge' Remark The president complained that "they" file suits in the left-leaning 9th Circuit purposefully so that "we get beaten, and then we end up having to go to the Supreme Court ". In a tweet after that ruling, Trump wrote, "Congratulations to John Roberts for making Americans hate the Supreme Court because of his BS". Nonetheless, the president lumped the two courts together. [Full Article...]

Keir Starmer says he would vote Remain in a second Brexit referendum

Keir Starmer says he would vote Remain in a second Brexit referendum HAROLD WILSON'S classic "week is a long time in politics" adage was epitomised by Theresa May's confident demeanour in Downing Street - and in the House of Commons - after the proposed political declaration on post-Brexit relations between the United Kingdom and European Union was agreed in principle. [Full Article...]

American adventurer killed by tribe was Christian missionary

American adventurer killed by tribe was Christian missionary Speaking about the same, Dependra Pathak, DGP, Andaman and Nicobar Police , said , "They started on November 14 around 8 PM for the North Sentinel Island and reached there by midnight". "Father, forgive him and any of the people on this island who try to kill me..." Fear of impending death, however, was not enough to keep him away. [Full Article...]

Marcia Fudge Won't Run For House Speaker, Endorses Nancy Pelosi

Marcia Fudge Won't Run For House Speaker, Endorses Nancy Pelosi Holder , so that the protections of the Voting Rights Act will be reinstated and improved". Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) and James Clyburn (D-South Carolina), who are running to retain the respective positions of being the second and third next highest-ranking Democrats in the House. [Full Article...]

Family Found Dead in NJ Mansion Fire Were Stabbed, Shot Before

Family Found Dead in NJ Mansion Fire Were Stabbed, Shot Before Two adults and two children are dead following a fire at a mansion in Colts Neck, New Jersey, that is being investigated as possible arson, a prosecutor said Tuesday . press conference. Keith and Jennifer Caneiro were identified as two of the victims, and Gramiccioni said they had tentatively identified the other two bodies as those of the Caneiro children, 11-year-old Jesse and 8-year-old Soph... [Full Article...]


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