Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Vermont woman charged with making deadly poison ricin in retirement home

perth_map

Miller, who is scheduled to make an initial appearance at federal court in Burlington Friday, is now in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. She said she was working on getting a lawyer. District Court in Burlington. The substance field-tested positive for the poison and testing at the Vermont Department of Health laboratory early Wednesday also was positive for ricin. Read More »

McDonald's manager gets $110000 for tip on murder suspect

perth_map

The McDonald's general manager whose tip led police to the suspected Tampa serial killer will receive the entire $110,000 reward, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said Friday. Dugan said they are "100 percent" confident they have the right person in custody. "She did such a good thing", said Casimar. "I thanked her for being so fearless and coming forward", said Hoffa's cousin, Yury Gutierrez. Read More »

4-yr-old sexually assaulted in school, 2 teachers held

perth_map

The victim reportedly returned home with blood stains on her uniform and was crying inconsolably. More so, the cases have lead to questions about lapses in security in high-profile schools, especially after a boy was murdered at Ryan International School in Gurgaon in September. Read More »

Sluggish start for Blitzboks in World Seven Series

perth_map

If the Blitzboks beat Samoa they will face the victor of Fiji against Scotland in the semi-finals. England will play Australia on Saturday, South Africa has Samoa, and New Zealand tackles Kenya. All that was left was to see off the abrasive Canadians, which the Blitzboks duly managed with a workman-like 28-0 win. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Read More »

First indigenous aircraft carrier by 2020: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

perth_map

Lanba also categorically rejected Russian media reports that the Navy had allowed a technical team from the USA to visit the submarine . He also remarked that PLA Navy submarine deployed on anti-piracy patrol was an odd task, citing that it's not an ideal platform for anti piracy. Read More »

Texas Rep. Farenthold used taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment dispute

perth_map

Greene said she was sacked after complaining about Farenthold and one of his male staffers, who told her that the congressman had "sexual fantasies" and "wet dreams" about her. Farenthold said the settlement wasn't indicative of an admission of guilt. Haueter "disagrees strongly with the Plaintiff's allegations in the Complaint, and Congressman Farenthold adamantly denies that he engaged in any wrongdoing", Farenthold's office wrote in a statement, shared with The Daily Caller News Foundation, ... Read More »

Erdogan Helped Turks Evade Iran Sanctions

perth_map

Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkey did not violate USA sanctions, CNN Turk reported. Zarrab testified that when the amount of money illegally flowing through Turkey's Halkbank became too much to handle, Erdogan approved getting two more Turkish banks involved: VakıfBank and Ziraat Bank. Read More »

Trump's policies similar to Obama, Russian FM Lavrov says

perth_map

While the war scenario can't be ruled out, it must be avoided at all costs, Patrushev said, saying it's not in the interests of Russian Federation, which lies " effectively on the border with them [North Korea ]". "It will not be a surprise to us", Patrushev told RIA Novosti on Friday, when asked if Russian Federation has been working on a response to hostilities potentially unfolding in the region. Read More »

Colorado girl, 10, hangs herself after school bullying

perth_map

Ashawnty Davis was a fifth-grader at Sunrise Elementary School in Aurora , where she loved playing basketball and hoped to play one day in the WNBA, reported KDVR-TV . "My parents and people that I really know that I really talk to on an everyday basis are watching my posts", Ziegler said. The Cherry Creek School District , of which Sunrise Elementary School is a part of, said Ashawnty's death is "a heartbreaking loss" for the community. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel Teaches Roy Moore a Thing or Two About "Christian Values"

perth_map

There is no one I would rather fight than you. And if you are, I accept, by the way. Kimmel had even more to say about the Twitter feud on his show Thursday night. "My charity will be the women who came forward to say you molested them, OK?" "We expressed a wide variety of ideas from a wide variety of scenarios and we were proud that Doug Jones listened to all of our ideas", said teacher Foster Dixon. Read More »

Man Killed Her Facebook Friend With Fire in West Philadelphia

perth_map

As indicated by WPVI , Sabriya McLean ventured out to Philadelphia from her home in DE on Monday to meet Cole Swaringer-Herring, 23, whom she met on Facebook. The victim has been identified as Sabriyah McLean, of New Castle County. Capt Ryan said Herring's parents had a role in reporting the killing to authorities. Read More »

Man sues Eagles' Fletcher Cox for ruining marriage

perth_map

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has gotten used to making headlines, predominantly for blowing up backfields as one of the NFL's best interior defensive linemen. The lawsuit seeks at least $50,000 for damages, including the cost of mental health treatment for "substantial emotional distress", the Observer reported . Read More »

German police: Explosives found near Christmas market

perth_map

The object was originally thought to be a homemade bomb and the area was evacuated as a precaution after the chemist employee alerted police. "The affected area in the city center must be cleared". Police said that special forces had determined that a package found near the Brandenburg capital's Christmas market had contained "dangerous material". Read More »

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-CIA officer over July 2016 coup

perth_map

The prosecutor also accused Fuller , former vice-chair of the US National Intelligence Council, of having links to Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey blames for the events previous year. It said the warrant marked the first time that Turkish authorities have been able to confirm Fuller's whereabouts before and after the putsch. Prosecutors claim that Fuller also participated in this meeting. Read More »

US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports

perth_map

The former deputy commander of US Forces Korea, Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, also wrote to us to convey his concerns and cautioned that these weapons would take days to eliminate, during which time "an enormous casualty and refugee crisis will develop and include over a hundred thousand non-combatant Americans". Read More »

Senate Ethics Committee Begins Inquiry Into Al Franken Groping Charges

perth_map

Stephanie Kemplin, an Army veteran, told CNN that Franken cupped her breast during a photo op while she was deployed in Kuwait in December 2003. "When he put his arm around me, he groped my right breast. Tim Ryan of OH wrote on Twitter: "I agree with (House Minority Leader Nancy) Pelosi". These are credible allegations, and I believe these women. Three other women allege Franken grabbed their buttocks while posing with them for photos during separate campaign events in 2007, 2008 and ... Read More »

John Conyers' ex-aide speaks out on misconduct claims

perth_map

She said on " Today " that Conyers had engaged in "sexual harassment", had been "violating my body", had "propositioned me" for sex at hotels. Conyers vehemently denies Brown's allegations, but he has yet to reveal why he allegedly paid her $27K in hush money if he is innocent. Read More »

Go your own way: Chinese man repaints road to ease commute

perth_map

CCTV footage showed a man in a bright jacket painting several road markings as cars speed past or around him. The road signs have now been returned back to normal. "I take the bus to go home after work every day, passing by that place", Cai said in what appears to be a police video obtained and published by the newspaper. Read More »

Watch Out For Next Few Quarters: Mukesh Ambani On Reliance Jio Profit

perth_map

In the education sector, mobile and data services through Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and artificial intelligence could connect students in remote villages to the faculty in the most advanced universities and deliver personalized lessons. In his speech, Mukesh Ambani also said that there is a gradual shift in power and it is now the time of India and China. "If you focus on the obstacles, you will never achieve your goal". Read More »

Trump aide Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation over Russian Federation

perth_map

Court documents released Friday show Flynn has been charged with a single count of " willfully and knowingly " making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on January 24. He's also disclosed payments from the Russian news site RT, described in an unclassified US intelligence report as "the Kremlin's principal worldwide propaganda outlet". Read More »

United States media banned from Russian Duma

perth_map

Russia's RT channel was informed... Savastyanova emphasized that the ban was a reciprocal action introduced after RT America was stripped of accreditation with the US Congress . On November 10, RT America (officially registered as T & R Productions LLC) filed as a foreign agent with the Department of Justice. Russian President Vladimir Putin last week signed into law a bill requiring foreign-funded media outlets in Russia to register as "foreign agents", a move thought to restrict foreign ... Read More »

Modi not a real Hindu, says Sibal

perth_map

A day after a controversy broke out over his religion, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said he and his family members were "Shiv Bhakts" (devotees of Lord Shiva) but asserted that he did not want to use his religion for political gains. Read More »

Martin Schulz denies green light to grand coalition talks with Merkel

perth_map

After Merkel's negotiations to form a coalition with two smaller parties broke down, however, that left only a return to the grand coalition, a minority government, or new elections as her options. "There was a broad consensus about not closing down any options concerning the formation of a new government", Schulz told reporters. After September's election left the veteran leader without a majority and the SPD with a historic low score, the labour party firmly rejected ruling again Merkel's ... Read More »

Max hospital negligence: Nadda asks Delhi Govt to take necessary action

perth_map

People spend thousands at private hospitals to receive better treatment and facilities but the shocking blunder made by Delhi's Max Hospital has shaken people's trust in their services. The family members staged a protest at the Max hospital on Friday, asking for a strict action against it. "Deependra Pathak, Delhi Police, said", Very shocking incident, the height of negligence. Read More »

Priyank and Vikas make housemates dance to their tunes

perth_map

Well, that's not all; the two best friends will be seen fighting against each other for captaincy. After arguments and debates later, the housemates put down Vikas and Priyank's names for this week's captaincy task. One would wonder why would Bandagi suddenly ask Puneesh to break up with her when their love story in the Bigg Boss 11 house has been proving beneficial for their stint in the show. Read More »

Thomas Jadlowski who 'mistook' Rosemary Billquist for deer charged with manslaughter

perth_map

Billquist, 43, had been walking her two yellow Labradors in a field behind her home in Sherman at about 5:20 p.m. on Thanksgiving eve. Judge David Foley set bond at $50,000 cash or $100,000 property value. "If you look at the number of hunting-related incidents of every year, from the 1960s to the 2000s, a very precipitous drop from an average of about 137 incidents per year down to 26 or less in recent years", Seggos said. Read More »

Couple Faces Abuse Charges After Infant Suffers Burns, Skull Fracture

perth_map

The couple was charged with child neglect last Tuesday, Nov. 28. They allegedly dropped the baby before placing him in the microwave and turning it on, the St. But someone with the Children's Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services testified at the hearing that Mikala Boyce-Slezak had earlier stated that she meant to testify that the head wounds were a result of Derick dropping the infant while trying to imitate what he saw on a television commercial. Read More »

Queens woman found dead with throat slashed in Jamaica

perth_map

She graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Bayside. Desiree Gibbon who was nicknamed "Desi" was an aspiring model. The tabloid reports that Gibbon was due to fly back to NY on November 28 in order to work at a record label that was run by a friend. Read More »

Few Showers Today. Nice Weekend

perth_map

A few rain showers will be possible as well. Chance of rain is 60 percent. Along with the nice temperatures, we will have lower humidity as well! Highs will venture near 60° and lows sink to the mid 30s. Across Northern New England there was some light snow overnight, and this sets up a good ski weekend. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Plenty of sunshine on tap for Friday across southern New England! Temperatures will hit the 50s on Monday and Tuesday before a drastic change for the ... Read More »

MPs: Technology can not prevent the return of Irish border checks

perth_map

Although the European Union summit that will formally decide on the question of sufficient progress does not take place until mid-December, Monday's meeting between Ms May and Mr Juncker is seen as vital because the agreement of European Union governments will be needed in advance to allow draft conclusions to be circulated to national governments. Read More »

Net migration fell to 230000 in the year since Brexit vote

perth_map

Statisticians said the figures indicate net migration has returned to levels seen in 2014 following a peak in the middle of previous year. In the three months after the June 2016 referendum, net long-term migration fell by 19%, according to data released by the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) today (Nov. Read More »