• China's plans for military base in Vanuatu opposed by NZ Govt
China's plans for military base in Vanuatu opposed by NZ Govt

Analysts said any move by China to build a military base in Vanuatu, which is less than 2,000 kilometres from Australia, would be in line with its attempts to counter U.S. "First of all it's not going to be a major base to deploy large amounts of troops and it will be sitting out like a shag on a rock a long, long way away from where China deems ...

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  • Cloudier Monday expected, may come with rain
Cloudier Monday expected, may come with rain

To the south, heavy rain will continue in northern and central Florida, where 2 t 4 inches of rain are forecast locally as the southern system stalls in the area. After a cold Saturday morning across the QCA, which featured near record low temperatures, we now turn our attention towards the potential of accumulating snowfall for our Sunday even...

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  • Suspect in serious condition after shooting involving Aurora officers
Suspect in serious condition after shooting involving Aurora officers

Police say upon arrival to the residence, physical evidence supported the woman's claims that she had been assaulted, which gave them probable cause to arrest the male individual. Police called for rescue and the man was later pronounced dead at Sovah Health in Danville. No officers were injured. Denver Police's Major Crimes Unit also responded t...

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  • Gov. Rick Scott announces run for US Senate
Gov. Rick Scott announces run for US Senate

Senate race. Florida Governor Rick Scott has launched his long-anticipated run for U.S. Senate. For Scott, it will be his third election of his political career. "We're not going to see a change in Washington if we don't have term limits on Congress", he said. Scott says one of his priorities as a Senator would be to enact term limits on ...

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  • Women arrested over decapitation in the U.S. asked to 'get my heads'
Women arrested over decapitation in the U.S. asked to 'get my heads'

A criminal complaint cited by The Bluefield Daily Telegraph told of Mills 'covered in blood wearing a glove on her left hand .' The complaint also noted the girlfriend in possession of a pocket knife on the right side of her trousers. Deputies said the victim's name is Bo White. There, they found a man decapitated inside his home - and they ...

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  • Trump blasts 'stupid' trade practices with China
Trump blasts 'stupid' trade practices with China

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump was working with his team "to determine how best to respond to China's attack on American farmers" and had asked the Agriculture Department to provide him with a plan to protect US farmers.

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  • Trump Blasts Raid on Lawyer's Home and Office
Trump Blasts Raid on Lawyer's Home and Office

Instead, with reporters in the Cabinet Room and cameras rolling, Trump opened the meeting with an unprompted four-minute critique of Mueller's investigation. He also accused Mueller's team of consisting of prosecutors who are biased toward his former presidential rival, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. (Mueller is a lifelong Republican).

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  • Tamil Nadu satisfied over SC order on Cauvery
Tamil Nadu satisfied over SC order on Cauvery

The plea states that the Centre failed to set up the Cauvery Management Board before the said deadline. Over the past week, some Tamil Nadu political parties have asked why IPL matches should be held in Chennai at a time when several protests are being organised in connection with the Cauvery river water sharing dispute with neighbour...

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  • Remembering Canadian hockey team after deadly bus crash
Remembering Canadian hockey team after deadly bus crash

Fourteen of them were killed, including the driver, and the other 14 had been taken to hospital, three of them in critical condition. "This was an identification error, and Xavier is not deceased, " the ministry announced in a statement .

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  • Iranians killed in missile attack on Syrian air base
Iranians killed in missile attack on Syrian air base

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the country's conflict, said 14 fighters had been killed, including Iranian forces allied to the country's regime. "It seems the USA government is looking for an excuse for military intervention", Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said has he arrived in Brazil early on Tuesday, ac...

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  • Strike on Syria air base kills 14, including Iranian forces: monitor
Strike on Syria air base kills 14, including Iranian forces: monitor

It lies between Syria's third city Homs and the ancient town of Palmyra. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the country's conflict, said 14 fighters were killed , including Syrian army officers and Iranian forces. US President Donald Trump had warned there would be a " big price to pay " for the attack, and had vowed with Fr...

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  • Why does East Ghouta matter to Israel and the US?
Why does East Ghouta matter to Israel and the US?

The Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian backers have denied using chemical weapons in a series of alleged attacks , including one on Saturday that killed at least 48 people in the rebel-held town of Douma, outside Damascus . The war in Syria has become more complicated and deadly in the past days - just as it appeared to be coming to a...

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  • Read Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Facebook's congressional hearing
Read Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Facebook's congressional hearing

Then British whistleblower Christopher Wylie, who helped found the data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica , went public with widespread user data leaking and lax privacy practices at both firms. It will be the first appearance before Congress for Mr Zuckerberg , who looks only slightly older than during his giddy first television appearance...

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  • Korea OKs talks on nukes
Korea OKs talks on nukes

Trump said Monday he planned to meet Kim in "May or early June". On March 5-6, a high-ranking South Korean delegation visited North Korea , where it held a meeting with Kim. Still, senior administration officials remain certain that a cordial, productive, and diplomatic meeting between the heads of state is possible. It is scheduled to take ...

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  • Body found floating in surf near scene of Hart family crash
Body found floating in surf near scene of Hart family crash

A body was recovered Saturday around the area where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing a family of eight in what authorities belive may have been an intentional crash. Sheriff's officials said the body appears to be that of an African-American female but the age, identity, and cause of death are not known. Police...

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  • Moscow wants British explanations over Skripal's niece visa refusal
Moscow wants British explanations over Skripal's niece visa refusal

Yulia Skripal and her father Sergei were found unconscious in the southern British city of Salisbury on March 4th. Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and is "improving rapidly" just over one month after being exposed to a potent nerve agent, hospital staff in England say.

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  • Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new United States sanctions
Russian Federation says it will respond firmly to new United States sanctions

Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the US sanctions, officials said, in a direct nod to concerns that the USA president has failed to challenge Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power.

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  • All Blacks Sevens finish fourth in Hong Kong
All Blacks Sevens finish fourth in Hong Kong

Shujaa's dream of winning the Hong Kong Sevens will have to wait a little longer as a dominant Fiji 7s beat them in the second final in a row at Hong Kong Stadium on Sunday. "Hong Kong is at all times particular for us, we respect and honor the custom that Fiji has with the Hong Kong Sevens ". Many other teams saved their best players for the...

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  • Women's TT team, shooter Bhaker, lifter Punam bring in golds
Women's TT team, shooter Bhaker, lifter Punam bring in golds

With this, the medal India's total medal tally has moved to nine, which include 6 Gold, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze medal, all in weightlifting and shooting combined. They had qualified for the final by by securing the top two positions in the qualification stage. In Table Tennis, India's Monika Batra won her match against England in the semi-final.

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  • TBI: Father charged with murder in case of missing boy with autism
TBI: Father charged with murder in case of missing boy with autism

Daniels has been arrested and charged with criminal homicide, authorities said. "During the course of the investigation , it was determined the child's father Joseph Daniels intentionally killed his son in his residence and then hid his body ", Locke said.

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