Thursday, 15 November 2018
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Police believe body found buried in desert could be missing veteran

perth_map

More than 120 law enforcement personnel from four different agencies, including the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), were searching the desert small area. Police did not release details about what led to their suspicions. Jacobson's ex-husband was arrested at his Arizona home days later and charged with her murder. Read More »

Mattis heads to Middle East, Africa

perth_map

Mattis is scheduled to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi. US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis is scheduled to land in Pakistan on a day-long visit on Monday and is expected to discuss Washington's latest strategy for South Asia. Read More »

Why NatWest is closing its Gorleston High Street branch

perth_map

The bank said it was committed to helping customers, recommending its online and mobile services. "Since 2014 the number of customers using our branches across the United Kingdom has fallen by 40 per cent and mobile transactions have increased by 73 per cent over the same period". Read More »

India play out 1-1 draw against Australia in Hockey World League

perth_map

The defence, therefore, is one sector where India needs to buck up a lot, for this is what cost nearly an assured medal to India at the Rio Olympics. It was S V Sunil who started the move and set it up for an unmarked Gurjant inside the circle but the young striker's reverse was saved by an agile Tyler Lovell in front of the Australian goal. Read More »

USA military indefinitely delays ban on cluster bombs

perth_map

The Pentagon in 2008 laid out a policy to update its stockpile with cluster bombs that explode at least 99 percent of the time come January 1, 2019. According to (pdf) data complied by the Cluster Munitions Monitor, the USA has used cluster munitions in Afghanistan, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Grenada, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lao, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Vietnam, Yemen, and the former Yugoslavia. Read More »

Chatayev among the Killed Suspects, Security Service Confirms

perth_map

The SSS provided other details of the operation as well, saying activities against the group by the Georgian security forces were launched "on the basis of information provided by global partners", and that at the beginning of the operation, "for several hours the SSS Counterterrorist Department was conducting negotiations [with the suspects] regarding their surrender". Read More »

Man arrested and charged in case of missing North Carolina girl

perth_map

There is no indication as yet that Mariah's body has been found but police believe she is deceased. Officials have not located the girl. He was charged with concealing of death, obstruction of justice, second degree burglary, felon larceny and possession of stolen property. Read More »

Suspect shot at California hospital

perth_map

Officers were investigating the shooting at Bakersfield Heart Hospital, the AP said. On Feb. 23, Kason Guyton was shot and killed while riding in a vehicle in the 600 block of California Avenue. No patients, staff or visitors were injured during the incident, police said. Ronnie Nop and his 8-year-old son were visiting a family member in the hospital's intensive care unit when the hospital when on lockdown. Read More »

Israeli missiles hit military position near Damascus

perth_map

The Israeli aircraft carried out an attack reportedly from Lebanese airspace. The Arabic-language al-Masdar news agency, citing an unnamed source, said the Syrian military's anti-aircraft missiles were fired from the Mezzeh Airbase in rural Damascus in the early hours of Saturday. Read More »

Andhra Pradesh assembly passes Kapu reservation bill

perth_map

Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday warned management of the colleges of stern action, if rules and regulations are not followed as per set standards. The house requests the Central Government to allow reservations to the Kapu Community since the reservations crossed 50% limit cap. Read More »

DCCC calls for Nevada Rep. Kihuen to resign amid harassment allegations

perth_map

She had worked on the campaign for around four months. The woman, who worked as a finance director on Kihuen's 2016 campaign, told BuzzFeed News that when he was a candidate, Kihuen repeatedly made sexual advances towards her, including touching her thigh without consent and suggesting they get a hotel room while on the way to a campaign meeting. Read More »

Supreme Court notice on convicts in party posts

perth_map

Senior advocate Siddharth Luthra, appearing for lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay who has filed the PIL on the issue, said convicted politicians are barred under the law from contesting elections but they can still run a political party and hold posts in them, besides deciding as to who will become a lawmaker. Read More »

Oklahoma City hangs on to beat Timberwolves 111-107

perth_map

He played 23 games for the Thunder last season after being traded from Chicago, but opted not to re-sign with Oklahoma City in the offseason. His 36.5 FD points weren't up to snuff, however, he is projected for 39.2 in his next matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves tomorrow night. Read More »

The Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Takes Place Today

perth_map

The Robson Square Ice Rink and VanDusen Festival of Lights are both ready to open for the upcoming season today. This free event will feature holiday activities as well as family friendly activities for all ages. "It's really nice to be amongst people and to enjoy the choir and to get in the spirit - we always meet friends here, some we haven't seen for a while, so it's nice". Read More »

President Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on Eid-E-Milad

perth_map

Eid-e-Milad is being celebrated today the world over. In India, Mawlid or Eid-e-Milad will begin in the evening of December 1, 2017, and end in the evening of December 2, 2017. Cellular services were suspended in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur on Friday, to ensure security on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) being observed with traditional religious zeal countrywide. Read More »

Squalid Libya migrant camps in spotlight at EU-Africa summit

perth_map

He recalled that in July 2017 during the AU 29th summit, he submitted to the AU Chairman, President Alpha Condé , the preliminary draft outlining the broad lines of this Agenda, insisting that "this full-fledged Agenda requires that we speak with one African voice, in accordance with our own work plan". Read More »

North Korea won't disarm, says Russian delegation to Pyongyang: RIA

Pyongyang claims it was an upgraded projectile capable of delivering a nuclear payload to any part of the United States. Mr Trump, in a tweet , said yesterday that China appeared to have had little impact on the North Korean leader, expressing wonder that his people and military "put up" with conditions there. Read More »

(NASDAQ:COST) Insider Sells $1401418.58 in Stock

It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. The Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Llc holds 199,588 shares with $31.92M value, down from 203,685 last quarter. 1,400 are held by Spears Abacus Advisors Lc. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 717,296 shares in the company, valued at approximately $119,322,189.60. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation asked to lead probe into Baltimore detective's death

perth_map

More than two weeks after the fatal shooting, police have yet to develop a suspect. Authorities have said Suiter was not a target in the inquiry that has led to several indictments of officers and four convictions. Schenning has said he doesn't know what Suiter would have said in testimony. Commissioner Kevin Davis made the request a day after a U.S. District Court grand jury in Baltimore indicted former Sgt. Read More »

Yemen's feuding rebels hold talks after deadly infighting

perth_map

The former enemies drove President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi's internationally recognised government out of the capital, which has been rocked by rebel infighting for the past two nights. Ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has released details of a letter dated 1966 purportedly from then Saudi King Faisal Bin Abdulaziz to US President Lyndon Johnson which claims that "Egyptian forces would not withdraw from Yemen unless Israel moved to occupy Gaza, Sinai, and the West Bank", Almotamar ... Read More »

Man's failed attempt to imitate a stunt sets off a major fire

perth_map

By the evening, Gomes was charged with 4th degree arson and 1st degree reckless endangerment. Officials say the fire destroyed or damaged 21 buildings, partly due to stoking from 20 to 30 miles per hour winds. The Times-Union reports volunteers from the American Red Cross helped people displaced by the fire, offering shelter, food and clothing to 11 different families. Read More »

Ex-NSA employee pleads guilty to taking classified info home

perth_map

US District Judge George L. Russell scheduled sentencing for April 6. He faces a maximum sentence of ten years in prison, along with a fine of $250,000. Reality Winner, 25, a former Air Force linguist who worked as an NSA contractor at a facility in Augusta, Ga., was charged in June with copying a classified USA report and mailing it to a news organization. Read More »

Bosnian Croat war criminal Praljak killed himself with cyanide - prosecutors

perth_map

Two Croatian experts observed the autopsy at the tribunal's request. Bosnian War general Slobodan Praljak died of a heart attack after drinking cyanide at his conviction and sentencing for war crimes. Slobodan Praljak , which occurred shortly after his verdict was announced by the panel. The court says Jallow "is mandated to undertake an assessment of relevant existing procedures as well as make any recommendations which may assist other courts in the future". Read More »

Rihanna Refuses To Use Trans Women As Tokens For Publicity

perth_map

Recently, Rihanna was put in the hot seat by a fan who asked her why she hasn't cast a single transgender person in a Fenty Beauty advertisement-and, as expected, she had the flawless response. There's always just one spot in the campaign for the token "we look mad diverse" girl/guy! On one hand, people are championing Rihanna for not exclusively calling out trans women. Read More »

Teen Caitlyn Frisina found safe in New York

perth_map

Authorities had received reports of several spottings of the pair in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, all along the I-95 corridor. "She's with a person who is 10 years her senior in a supervisory capacity over her as a coach", Hunter said. Read More »

White House Mum On Replacing Tillerson

perth_map

Asked by a reporter whether he wanted Tillerson to stay on the job, Trump was coy, merely pointing out that Tillerson was in fact in the room for the meeting. Tom Cotton to take Pompeo's role with the Central Intelligence Agency. State Department Press Secretary Heather Nauert addressed questions about Tillerson's future and cited assurances from the White House. Read More »

Flynn: Guilty plea is in best interest of my family and country

perth_map

Flynn has promised special counsel Robert Mueller his full cooperation as he pleads guilty to lying to the FBI, ABC News' Brian Ross reported on Friday. Trump was sacked last February after he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other senior officials about his contacts with Russian intermediaries. President Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump . Read More »

Trump privately saying government shutdown might benefit him

perth_map

The disharmony raised questions about whether it would have the votes to pass. "I don't think there's much disagreement about whether we should do one or not", said Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., told reporters, according to Politico . "We were going to talk to the president respectfully, but also make the case for why the caps have to have the parity we have talked about, because our national security and the strength of our country measured in a few different ways depends on it", Pelosi ... Read More »

Amazon package delivery driver caught defecating on curb near home

perth_map

After the Amazon worker finished, she was seen pulling up her trousers and running around to the driver's side before taking off down the street. The woman then runs back into the marked U-Haul van and eventually drives off. Let me give you a hint. he/she is not tying their shoes. Bautista posted a comment on Facebook calling out the delivery giant for the act, saying she had defacated. Read More »

Man Stabbed and Murdered in Arad in Apparent Terror Attack

perth_map

Paramedics received a call around 9.30 pm about a 20 year old man who had been stabbed and severely wounded at a bus stop outside a mall with stab wounds on his upper body. When they arrived at the scene, the victim was unconscious and didn't have a pulse, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service. Arad Mayor Nissan Ben-Hemo told Ynet "The working assumption is that this was a terror attack, but it still has yet to be determined unequivocally". Read More »

Theresa May publicly condemns Trump for retweeting videos from 'hateful' Britain First

perth_map

His tweet, last night United Kingdom time, was a reaction to the British Prime Minister's rebuke that the US President was "wrong" to re-tweet controversial anti-Muslim videos posted by British far-right group Britain First. She said: "Britain First is a hateful organisation". After US President Donald Trump caused uproar among the Twitter audience by retweeting three videos shared by Jayda Fransen, deputy head of a far-right group called British First, UK Prime Minister Theresa May ... Read More »

JSO officer taunts convicted shooter during sentencing

perth_map

The officer, who had his son in his unmarked vehicle, tried to pull over Rojas, but Rojas stopped and began firing at the officer. In court the officer, a former Army soldier, called Rojas a coward. As Daniel sentenced the now 21-year-old to a lifetime behind bars he said, "I'm pretty sure Mr. Rojas doesn't understand what the rest of his life means". Read More »