• Over 17 children killed in Indian school bus crash
Over 17 children killed in Indian school bus crash

Police said Haji Mohamed, 8, was struck by the school bus when he attempted to run across Sprague Street. The driver, who also died along with two teachers, was reportedly speeding and lost control on a mountain road in India. "Thoughts and prayers with the bereaved families and with those injured". Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the d...

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  • Australian NUW official's alleged links to 'fake' Black Lives Matter Facebook page
Australian NUW official's alleged links to 'fake' Black Lives Matter Facebook page

While Facebook announced plans last week to make sure large pages are verified, it's unclear how they can do so. American news network CNN has reported a Facebook page purporting to be part of the highly popular anti-racism campaign was a scam with ties to a Perth-based NUW official.

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  • Russian woman 'embalmed alive' after hospital mix-up
Russian woman 'embalmed alive' after hospital mix-up

Last month, Fedyaeva was at a hospital in Ulyanovsk for her routine checkup when the staff accidentally placed her on a formalin drip. Baryshnikova said after her daughter was given the drip, she suffered chronic stomach pains and vomiting.

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  • Vanuatu denies Chinese approach to set up military base
Vanuatu denies Chinese approach to set up military base

Australia's Lowy Institute estimates China provided US$1.78 billion in aid, including concessional loans, to Pacific nations between 2006-16. Australia and New Zealand both said they were monitoring developments. "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 l...

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  • Tuesday morning First Alert forecast
Tuesday morning First Alert forecast

Although another blanket of snow is not what most people want, the good news is temperatures in the 50s to around 60 this weekend will melt all of the newly fallen snow. Overnight, there's a 40 per cent chance of showers or flurries and a low of 0 C. We project a low early Wednesday in the 37- to 42-degree range; colder pockets will have a chan...

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  • Man Suspected of Assault Dies in Danville Officer-Involved Shooting
Man Suspected of Assault Dies in Danville Officer-Involved Shooting

He was treated at the scene for minor injuries and arrested. As the officers approached the man, he began walking away from them and ignored their repeated commands to stop, police said. The man was later transported to the hospital where he later died. The police department stated that all three officers who responded to the incident were wear...

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  • Voters consider the issues as Scott announces Senate run against Nelson
Voters consider the issues as Scott announces Senate run against Nelson

So it didn't surprise political observers that Scott used some of his first comments about his Senate run to try to distance himself from the president. Scott, a Republican who has received high praise from the NRA in the past, said he was signing the legislation because it's a " time for all of us to come together, roll up our sleeves and get it ...

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  • Girl charged in loss of life of man decapitated in West Virginia
Girl charged in loss of life of man decapitated in West Virginia

She would not identify her alleged attacker. Mills was allegedly "combative" during her arrest, according to WVSN, and when in the deputies' vehicle, reportedly said: " You have to take me back and let me get my heads ". "The investigation also revealed that the matching glove for the one that the accused was wearing when initially arrested was l...

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  • China blames US for trade frictions, says talks currently impossible
China blames US for trade frictions, says talks currently impossible

The biggest beneficiaries of a cut in China's 25 percent tariff on most auto imports will be the small number of automakers such as electric vehicle brand Tesla that have no factory in China . More: As Trump calls U.S. China is evaluating the potential impact of a gradual yuan depreciation as a tool in the trade dispute, Bloomberg New...

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  • Trump calls Mueller probe 'an attack on our country'
Trump calls Mueller probe 'an attack on our country'

But Trump can either fire Mueller or wait to be pecked to death by Democratic ducks. "It is a disgraceful scenario". "Well, I think it's a disgrace what's going on". Under Justice Department regulations, Mueller must consult with Rosenstein about how to handle evidence and matters that may fall outside his jurisdiction.

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  • Formulate management scheme for Cauvery by May 3: SC to Centre
Formulate management scheme for Cauvery by May 3: SC to Centre

Talking to NewsX, Tamil Nadu government's law minister confirmed that the SC pulled up the Centre for not filling draft in the matter. He said that wearing badges would send a message across the country and team owners ought to support it. Chennai: Joining the growing chorus for Cauvery Management Board (CMB), the Tamil film industry today jumpe...

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  • Dead In Canadian Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash
Dead In Canadian Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash

There was no mention of the truck driver. On Saturday , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his condolences on Twitter . "We are heartbroken knowing many of those we lost had their entire lives in front of them". Two hospitals in Saskatoon city, about 250 kilometers from the crash site, received "a high volume of incoming trauma ...

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  • Three Iranians were killed in air strike on Syrian air base
Three Iranians were killed in air strike on Syrian air base

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said at least 14 people were killed including some fighters of various nationalities. After capturing most of Ghouta with a military assault, Syria and its ally Russian Federation secured two negotiated withdrawals last month that saw 46,000 rebels and civilians leave the enclave...

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  • Missiles Strike Air Base in Syria
Missiles Strike Air Base in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said at least 14 people were killed including some fighters of various nationalities, a reference to Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia members, mostly from Iraq, Lebanon and Iran fighting alongside the Syrian army.

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  • What we know about the suspected gas attack in Douma, Syria
What we know about the suspected gas attack in Douma, Syria

Trump planned two meetings with senior national security aides Monday on Syria , in addition to a previously scheduled late-afternoon White House conference with leaders of USA military commands around the world. In the meantime, US President Donald Trump in his Twitter account accused Putin, Russia and Iran responsible for the attack due to...

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  • Facebook lets you know if your data was stolen by Cambridge Analytica
Facebook lets you know if your data was stolen by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook also confirmed that an estimated 311,127 Australians were impacted by the data harvesting scandal. Facebook also started notifying a potential 87 million people, including 622,161 Canadians, if their information may have been shared with the United Kingdom -based consultancy firm that's accused of analyzing and selling social media...

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  • Meeting With Kim Jong Un To Take Place in May or June
Meeting With Kim Jong Un To Take Place in May or June

And I think there will be great respect paid by both parties and hopefully we'll be able to make a deal on the de-nuking of North Korea. they've said so; we've said so. Hearing that the US has confirmed Kim's willingness to discuss "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", however, is far from a surprise. He did not clarify where the session migh...

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  • Police say 6 detained in foiled plot to attack Berlin half-marathon
Police say 6 detained in foiled plot to attack Berlin half-marathon

An email he wrote last month indicated suicidal thoughts but "no indication of a desire to harm others", the police in Münster said in a statement. This year's half-marathon attracted more than 30,000 participants, according to organizer SCC Events.

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  • Facebook suspends Brexit-linked Canadian firm AggregateIQ over connection to Cambridge Analytica
Facebook suspends Brexit-linked Canadian firm AggregateIQ over connection to Cambridge Analytica

Christopher Wylie , a whistleblower who used to work at Cambridge Analytica , has said AggregateIQ received payment from the pro-Brexit campaign group Vote Leave, according to Reuters. "By increasing transparency around ads and pages on Facebook , we can increase accountability for advertisers - improving our service for everyone".

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  • U.S. imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities
U.S. imposes new sanctions on some Russian leaders, entities

But the administration said it would give guidance to Americans who may now have business with them about how to wind down that business and avoid running afoul of the sanctions . What's Putin's relationship to the oligarchs? They send a message: "You're rich because of Putin, but you're going to get hurt because of Putin, too".

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