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Teen missing from resort survived for seven days before dying of starvation

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Nora Anne Quoirin's body was discovered Tuesday beside a small stream about 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) from the Dusun eco-resort in southern Negeri Sembilan state, where she went missing on August 4. "The place where she was found is not easy to find". "Several samples from Nora Anne's body have also been sent to the Chemistry Department for a detailed postmortem report", he added. Read More »

Why was Jeffrey Epstein's death on 4chan before it became public?

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If it was a medical professional who shared the information, the post would be a major violation of ethics and medical privacy laws. Some are speculating that the poster was a medic or other first responder on the scene, as the description included specific details of officials' attempts to resuscitate Epstein after he allegedly hanged himself. Read More »

Trump renews threat to pull U.S. out of WTO

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Despite his criticism of the organization, Trump himself stated a couple of times that after he became president the United States began to win the majority of trade disputes and court cases under the WTO, while before his presidency things were different. Read More »

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York

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She added: "Of course there are climate delayers who want to do everything to shift the focus of the climate crisis to something else or want to make people question the science". Her message has resonated well with many young people around the world, who joined an global campaign encouraging students to ditch school every Friday to call on lawmakers to commit to reducing carbon emissions and halting climate change. Read More »

Gay penguin couple to become dads after adopting an egg

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Zookeeper Norbert Zahmel told Reuters their dad instincts kicked in and they "immediately knew what to do". " A successful hatching would be great ". Zookeepers have said that the couple must now protect their egg from other jealous egg-less penguins. This is not the first time that a same-sex penguin couple have chose to try and become parents. Read More »

Gibraltar: Iran Tanker Release Report Incorrect

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In an official statement last month, the foreign ministry has said the official "called for the immediate release of the oil tanker, given that it has been seized at the request of the United States, based on the information now available". Read More »

Italy Senate slows down govt crisis, frustrating Salvini

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The Senate must now return from its summer break and vote on a date for the no-confidence vote in a session starting at 6 pm (1600 GMT). Conte would have to offer his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella if the motion passes. The 5-Stars, meanwhile, have seen their support shrink from almost 33% in the 2018 election to just 17 per cent in the European elections in May. Salvini's call for the snap election came after a dramatic split in votes between the League and its Coalition ... Read More »

Malaysian police discover body of mising Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin

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According to The Mirror , Negri Sembilan police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop has confirmed the body found is that of the missing teenager. "It was found two kilometres (1.2 miles) from the Dusun Resort where she was staying". The Quoirin family had reported that Nora disappeared from an eco-resort in Seremban , Malaysia on August 4. "All at The Lucie Blackman Trust are thinking of the family and continue to support them as they come to terms with this news". Read More »

Jail guards assigned to watch Epstein were sleeping before his death

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As of now, there are at least five different investigations into Epstein's suicide, including the DOJ, the DOJ Inspector General, the FBI, and other Congressional probes. Epstein, 66, was found Saturday morning in his cell at the MCC, a jail previously renowned for its ability to hold notorious prisoners under extremely tight security. Read More »

Juan Williams: Chris Cuomo 'fell for the bait'

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Tuesday he was grateful for "all the support" but really "should be better" after a viral video showed him angrily defending himself from a man who called him "Fredo" last weekend while Cuomo was out with his family. Read More »

PM praises Guatemalan president-elect as ‘friend of Israel’

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The move, meant to reduce US asylum claims, provoked widespread criticism from rights groups over the risks of sending vulnerable people to a country with endemic poverty and violence. We have a lot to lose if our relationship with the United States goes south. A poll commissioned by the Prensa Libre newspaper found that 82 per cent of those surveyed opposed it. Read More »

First Alert Weather Day: Storm chances following excessive heat

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The weather service says it will be even hotter across northwestern MS, northern Louisiana and Arkansas , where the heat index could reach 115 degrees. Huntsville's heat index was 110ºF, but the high was only 94ºF. Southern California and the Southwest can also expect scorching heat over the next few days, with warnings already issued to allow people to prepare properly. Read More »

Officer, gunman killed in California highway shootout

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Officer Andre Moye appears in a photo released by the California Highway Patrol on August 13, 2019. Three other CHP officers soon arrived, followed by three deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and at least one officer from the Riverside Police Department, authorities said . Read More »

Man accused of sinking BMW gift because he wanted a Jaguar

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The vehicle was driven to the edge of the bank, and then pushed the rest of the way. A man celebrating his birthday pushed his brand new vehicle into a river because he was upset his parents got him a BMW instead of a Jaguar. "He deliberately pushed (the) luxury vehicle BMW into the river", a police report said. Most of us as teens were probably thrilled to get our own auto, even if it was a hulking piece of junk. Read More »

Monsoon Rains Updates: 88 died in Kerala floods in one week

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At least 179 persons died and over 70 are missing in the flood-hit states of Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra, official data indicated on Tuesday. In Malappuram, which was rocked by a series of landslips triggered by downpour at Kavalappara and Kottakunnu, the toll has climbed to 29, with 32 people still missing. Read More »

Tehran says Britain might free Iran's oil tanker soon

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Last month, calling for the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson told the state-run IRNA news agency: "This is a unsafe game and has consequences". Unlike the seized Iranian tanker, which was carrying a cargo of up to 2.1 million barrels of oil, the Stena Impero was on its way to the Gulf and empty at the time it was seized by Iranian forces. Read More »

Jeffrey Epstein: Two guards suspended and warden removed over death

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Lawyers for those potential defendants are likely to seize on wording in Epstein's non-prosecution agreement that appears to tie the hands of the entire Justice Department when it comes to indicting co-conspirators, said David Weinstein, a former federal prosecutor in Miami who has followed the case closely. Read More »

Three dogs die from toxic algae after swimming in North Carolina pond

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Blue-green algae , the kind that led to the death of these three dogs, "can produce two types of toxins, microcystins and anatoxins", reports VCA Hospitals . Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria , are "primitive", photosynthetic organisms that can feed off the sun to make their own energy and release oxygen and possibly toxins in the process, said David G. Read More »

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

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The United Nations is investigating 35 North Korean cyberattacks across 17 countries, according to a report published August 13 by Associated Press . The experts said they have requested information from Rwanda on a report that North Koreans are conducting special forces training at a military camp in Gabiro. Read More »

Norway mosque attack: Bruised suspect Manshaus appears in court

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The shooting happened Saturday at the al-Noor Islamic Centre near the Norwegian capital, when the suspect, a man in his 20s, burst through a glass door just after 4 p.m. Police first reported that the victim had been shot, but later said one person had sustained "minor injuries" and that it was unclear if they were gunshot wounds. Read More »

Knife-wielding man goes on stabbing rampage in Sydney; body found

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A police source told the ABC the dead woman appeared to have suffered stab wounds. "The attacker is now in police custody following the fearless actions of those who were present at the scene and were able to. An eye witness caught Ney jumping on a auto and yelling "Allahu Akbar" and "shoot me" after the fell off the moving vehicle. "Those are significantly courageous people", New South Wales Police Superintendent Gavin Wood said at a press conference Tuesday. Read More »

Argentina opposition set to defeat Macri after big primary upset

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The vote, however, is an opportunity to poll voters and determine potential front-runners in the future race. The results are poised to trigger a market sell-off on Monday as investors come to terms with the possibility that the market-friendly policies adopted by Macri during the past four years may be replaced by the type of interventionist measures that were common place under former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner , Alberto Fernández's running-mate. Read More »

Britain Sends Warship To Persian Gulf

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Katz said Israel's participation would help to contain the Iranian threat as well as boost ties in the Gulf region. Iraq's Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim has said Israel's participation in a USA -led coalition to protect shipping in the region is "unacceptable". Read More »

Queen, despite Epstein scandal behind Prince Andrew - view

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Johanna Sjoberg gave a sworn deposition that the Duke of York fondled her breast after she sat on his knee while the billionaire's "sex slave" Virginia Giuffre sat alongside. Attorney General William Barr warned co-conspirators in the sex trafficking case involving convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein that they "should not rest easy" because the case is not over despite Epstein's death over the weekend. Read More »

Body found in hunt for missing teen Nora Quoirin

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However it sadly seems likely. "Investigations are under way to confirm identity and cause of death". Police confirmed that the search had turned up a body. The discovery was made by a member of the public on the tenth day of an intensive search of the jungle surrounding the eco-resort where she was on holiday. Read More »

5 dead in Pennsylvania fire

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Jones' two daughters La'Myhia Jones, eight, and Ava Jones, four, as well as his son Luther Jones Jr., six, were killed in the fire. Erie fire officials say the children were staying overnight at a house that had been turned into a day care center. Read More »

Nora Quoirin: More than £100,000 raised for missing teen

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Praising the efforts of police carrying out the search, they said they had made a decision to offer the reward "to help their investigation". "We are appealing to anyone who has information about Nora to help us find her". Police from France, Ireland and the United Kingdom are providing Malaysian police with support in their quest to locate Nora. But a member of the search team said: "As of yet the dogs have not found anything and that is a good sign". Read More »

Woman found dead, man arrested after major police operation in Sydney CBD

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King Street is also closed between Clarence Street and York Street. A woman's body has been found with her throat slashed in a unit near to where a horrifying stabbing incident in Sydney's CBD unfolded earlier. Supt Wood said the injured woman had been found inside a nearby hotel. "I've even seen three undercover cop cars pull up and blokes running from them down the street", he said. Read More »

Increasing heat, humidity expected today, thunderstorms in store Tuesday

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Storms look to fire first across the northern half of our area during the early afternoon hours. Some thunder is also possible, but no severe weather is expected. A few showers are possible overnight, into the Monday morning commute as well. Download the CBS 58 Ready Weather App to track any rain that does form. Read More »

Hong Kong Int'l Airport reopens, USA warns China not to intervene

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CRITICAL JUNCTURE China said on Monday protests in the Asian financial hub had reached a critical juncture. "We see the need for de-escalation of tensions, we need to see the local authorities listening to the very serious concerns brought forward by Chinese citizens", said Trudeau, whose country is locked in a trade and diplomatic dispute with Beijing. Read More »

French ministers seek probe into late accused United States pedophile Jeffrey Epstein

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He was facing charges of sex trafficking of minors and of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, which would have carried a maximum of 45 years in prison. The person wasn't authorized to discuss jail operations publicly and spoke Sunday on the condition of anonymity. Last month, Epstein was found unconscious on the floor of his jail cell with marks on his neck, and officials were investigating that incident as a possible suicide or assault. Read More »

Asian stocks in mixed mood over the trade agreement perspective

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Beijing responded by halting purchases of US agricultural products and by allowing the Yuan to depreciate beyond 7 per US Dollar for the first time since 2008. "Cross asset correlations and money flow continue to tell (us) that this funk in markets is a genuine result of fear and uncertainty from traders and investors", said Greg McKenna, strategist at McKenna Macro. Read More »

Myanmar landslide toll climbs to 59

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The death toll from a horrific landslide in southern Myanmar reached 57 yesterday as rain continued to pound the region and submerge villages. The landslide, triggered by monsoon rains, struck a village in eastern Myanmar on Friday and buried more than a dozen houses. Read More »

Hong Kong airport reopens as Trudeau urges China to address 'serious concerns'

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The central government in Beijing and authorities in Hong Kong have characterized the demonstrations as illegal, unauthorized assemblies because many were not granted police approval. "The traffic to the airport is very congested, and the auto park spaces at all carparks are already full". Analysts said it could make foreign investors think twice about setting up shop in Hong Kong, which has long prided itself as being Asia's leading business city with convenient air links for executives ... Read More »