• Oxfam chief says attacks on the charity have been 'disproportionate'
Oxfam chief says attacks on the charity have been 'disproportionate'

She urged all victims of abuse to come forward. At home and overseas, we will not stand for any kind of harassment of staff, partners, volunteers or those we serve and we are doubling the number of people who work on safeguarding to make sure we are living up to our responsibility to protect them.

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  • Generally speaking, Trump needs yet another chief of staff
Generally speaking, Trump needs yet another chief of staff

The White House has maintained that it didn't know about the allegations against Porter until the night before he resigned. The White House is arguing that there is a security clearance backlog because they are a new administration. Following backlash from those who thought the president's response did not go far enough, the White House issue...

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to meet with opposition leaders ahead of elections
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to meet with opposition leaders ahead of elections

An opposition alliance had endorsed him as its candidate, even as the ailing leader in January said he was "looking at the imminent prospects of us as the older generation leaving the levers of leadership to allow the younger generation to take forward this huge task".

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  • Top attorney for ICE Seattle office charged with stealing immigrants' identities
Top attorney for ICE Seattle office charged with stealing immigrants' identities

Prosecutors say that beginning in 2013, the 44-year-old Sanchez stole the identities of seven people in various stages of immigration proceedings to defraud credit card companies to the tune of $190,000. Permanent Legal Resident card, and the biographical page of his Chinese passport to himself. Sanchez's attorney, Cassandra Stamm, did not im...

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  • US terms Myanmar denials of ethnic cleansing as 'preposterous'
US terms Myanmar denials of ethnic cleansing as 'preposterous'

Mr. Suan, Myanmar's ambassador, said his country's investigation found that the men had belonged to a Rohingya militant group. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca reiterated Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' demands: an end to violence, humanitarian access to Rakhine State where hundreds of thousands of Rohingy...

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  • Six-Day Search In Adirondacks Ends With Man Found Safe In California
Six-Day Search In Adirondacks Ends With Man Found Safe In California

He had been skiing with a group of fellow Toronto firefighters earlier in the day but split off and took a solo ride up to the mountain's mid-station, where he was last seen at 2:30 p.m. Shaun Hampton of the Sacramento Sheriff's Department, according to SF Gate . When Filippidis contacted his wife, she urged him to call 911, which prompted polic...

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  • Opponents call for Netanyahu to step down over alleged bribery
Opponents call for Netanyahu to step down over alleged bribery

A decision could take months and Netanyahu's government appeared stable for the time being. But Tuesday's report is deeply embarrassing to Netanyahu and could fuel calls for him to step aside. "Not in a single day, not in a year, not at all". The second investigation - involves suspicions that Netanyahu sought a secret deal for favourable c...

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  • Australian PM bans sex between ministers and staffers
Australian PM bans sex between ministers and staffers

Joyce, whose National Party is in a coalition with the prime minister's Liberals, has been under enormous pressure since his affair with former media advisory Vikki Campion became public last week. Deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop would normally be the acting Prime Minister if the Nationals leader is unavailable. The decision means Belgium-bo...

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  • Olympic snowboarder breaks neck after fall in competition
Olympic snowboarder breaks neck after fall in competition

Schairer, 30, was in fourth place on his next-to-last jump. He remained on the ground for a few moments before getting to his feet and finishing his ride down the hill. "Neurological impairments are not present", and "consequential damage can now be ruled out", the organization said, adding that he suffered an elbow injury.

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  • Finally, Nepal Makes it to 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier
Finally, Nepal Makes it to 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier

UAE, Canada and Namibia were separated on nett run rate, with UAE finishing second with a 1,034 run rate, while Canada had 0,868 and Namibia 0,566. In a rain-affected game Oman managed to secure the winning runs with five balls to spare as they won by two wickets . A single run in the last ball was enough to seal the victory for the Nepali...

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  • Tillerson assures Aoun of continued United States support
Tillerson assures Aoun of continued United States support

Israel , for its part, has been warning that Iran - through Hezbollah in Lebanon , and the Russian and Iranian-backed Assad regime in Syria - is turning both countries into forward bases to manufacture rockets and attack the Jewish state.

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  • Jacob Zuma quits, ending scandal-plagued term as South African president
Jacob Zuma quits, ending scandal-plagued term as South African president

He did not provide further details. Gupta "is now regarded as fugitive", the Hawks said in an emailed statement Thursday. South Africa's elite investigative unit the Hawks have confirmed that the Gupta patriarch is now considered a fugitive on the run after failing to turn himself in to authorities.

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  • Highline College Responding to 'Active Threat' After Reports of Gunfire
Highline College Responding to 'Active Threat' After Reports of Gunfire

The school, which is about 17 minutes south of Seattle, educates almost 17,000 students, all of whom received an alert around 9:05 a.m. Friday morning telling them and the college staff to lock down classrooms and offices. Ambulances and police vehicles surrounded the campus as kids hid inside fearing the worse. The school has about 17,000 stud...

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  • Find out how much snow arrives Saturday
Find out how much snow arrives Saturday

Billings will be breezy, with areas of patchy blowing snow possible from Billings to the west through the day on Friday . This week's active storm system has delivered several inches of much needed snow to Northern Arizona's mountains. Low visibility and hard travel conditions are possible from Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Fri...

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  • German journalist freed from Turkish jail, pending trial
German journalist freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

During a joint press conference, Merkel reiterated the importance of resolving this case for the German government. Erdogan had repeatedly described Yucel as a "terror agent" causing consternation in Germany . Many German newspapers marked Yucels the first year in custody without charge with front page stories this week, when the #FreeDeniz ...

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  • Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid take control against PSG
Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid take control against PSG

PSG are on course to recapture the Ligue 1 title from Monaco and remain in the domestic cup competitions, but they did not commit the two biggest transfer fees in the history of the game past year to sign Neymar and Kylian Mbappe just to continue their domination in France.

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  • Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa
Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa

The ANC said Zuma's resignation provided "certainty to the people of South Africa". But Mashatile, who addressed the media before Zuma, said the party would not be held to ransom, and added: "We can no longer keep South Africa waiting". "South Africa will never prosper if we still consider ourselves as puppets of the West and ball boys of those i...

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  • Pellet gun causes Loch Raven High School lockdown
Pellet gun causes Loch Raven High School lockdown

After locating the student, the School Resource Officer (SRO) searched the student and their belongings leading to the discovery of the handgun. A day after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at a South Florida high school, a student at Lake Nona High School brought a replica gun to school in his backpack, according to the Orlando Poli...

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  • Teen charged with 17 murders at Parkland school legally bought AR-15
Teen charged with 17 murders at Parkland school legally bought AR-15

Police said they found Cruz about three-quarters of a mile from the high school shortly after he opened fire . Cruz used an Armalite-style rifle to carry out the attack and had several magazines, Scripps station WPTV in West Palm Beach reported .

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation was tipped off 5 months ago on Florida school shooting suspect
Federal Bureau of Investigation was tipped off 5 months ago on Florida school shooting suspect

Cruz reportedly pulled a fire alarm before the shooting, ensuring people in the building would file into the hallways. He added Cruz knew the layout of the school and had some knowledge of security procedures through participating in fire drills.

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