Sunday, 17 February 2019
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Australian government hopes to win after last votes counted

Mr Turnbull clearly doesn't know what he's doing". "What I'm very sure of is that whilst we don't know who the victor was, there's clearly one loser: Malcolm Turnbull's agenda for Australia and his efforts to cut Medicare", Shorten said, referring to Australia's universal health care system. Read More »

Kevin Durant meets with Warriors

Thomas, who has been adamantly pitching Durant to join him in Boston, appears ready for the meeting. Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe confirmed the Brady sighting through a source. No, they aren't the favorites to land Durant. Whatever team Durant chooses, he's likely to make an announcement soon. This isn't necessarily a bad thing for the Warriors, because they've done their due diligence and realized that Durant would improve their team more profoundly than any second-tier free ... Read More »

Clinton campaign says it raised $68M in June

After deleting the tweet, the former Apprentice star tweeted out a new image, which replaced the six-pointed figure with a circle . The original tweet was deleted. And just a day before his tweet about Clinton, Trump tweeted that he was "shocked by the heinous murder" of a 13-year-old Israeli-American Jew who was stabbed to death by a Palestinian terrorist Thursday in her home in a West Bank settlement. Read More »

Putin issues decree to lift ban on tourism to Turkey


After Putin signed a decree Thursday afternoon, lifting the ban on charter flights to Turkey, some Russian tour operations, including Tez Tour and Pegas, resumed holiday package sales. Turkey angered Moscow in the aftermath of the incident by failing to apologise, despite demands from Russian officials. President Putin called the incident a " stab in the back " by Turkey. Read More »

83 people killed in 2 bombings in Baghdad

All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters. The blast struck during the holy month of Ramadan, with the streets and sidewalks filled with young people and families after they had broken their daylight fast. Read More »

ISIL Claims Responsibility For Baghdad Bombing

The bombing was an abrupt ending to the brief victory lap that Iraq's beleaguered prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, was enjoying following the recapture of Falluja. Patrols that screen for explosives at city checkpoints use electronic wands which have been repeatedly discredited. And security across the capital is fragmented. Read More »

Labour's shadow cabinet wants Jeremy Corbyn to 'retire with dignity'


According to local press reports, Labour MPs remain divided over whether Angela Eagle, the recently resigned shadow business secretary, should officially initiate a leadership challenge on Monday or if another candidate, such as the late shadow pensions secretary Owen Smith, would be a better choice. Read More »

Knife with blood found in home where children killed

Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham says the victims were a 4-year-old boy, a 3-year-old girl, a 2-year-old girl and a 6-month-old girl. Clayton said her son was too upset to attend the vigil. "What happened, I don't understand". "In my eyes, he's not safe until he's with me", Clayton said. "I can't fathom that", she said. "I know this is not Shanynthia, and I pray (for) and love Shanynthia wholeheartedly still". Read More »

Leadsom gathers support for UK PM bid

Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb and Justice Secretary Michael Gove each have 21, and Leadsom has 20. Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith, who backed Brexit, said he would support Leadsom, according to the Telegraph . "All that matters now is that we select a new leader who can form a united government that will deliver the best possible outcome for the country". Chris Heaton-Harris gave his backing to his constituency neighbour on Thursday evening, saying: "I'm proud to ... Read More »

Memphis lands Chandler Parsons for 4 years, $94M

Parsons fits in well with the Grizzlies and allows them to play smaller with him at the 4 in ways Jeff Green never was good enough to on a consistent basis. We'll begin to find out next fall. Behind Kevin Durant, you could make the argument that Conley was the second-best free agent available. That injury and its recovery lingered into last season. Read More »

White House: US citizen among 20 killed in Bangladesh attack


The Bangladesh army said Saturday that 20 foreigners - a mix of Italian and Japanese nationals - had been found killed inside the cafe, many apparently stabbed and slashed. "The Emory community mourns this tragic and senseless loss of two members of our university family", the statement read. Emory University is offering counseling services to those affected by the attack on both Oxford and Atlanta campuses. Read More »

Tornado watch declared for parts of Massachusetts

Check back for updates. The National Weather Service office in Paducah says there may be some potential for severe weather on Sunday and Monday in the afternoon and evening. The main threats associated with this weather pattern are damaging winds and heavy rainfall. "There is a small chance for large hail and isolated tornadoes...", the National Weather Service writes. Read More »

Abortion Providers Aim To Reopen Some Closed Texas Clinics


Greg Abbott (R) said in a statement . "The laws struck down in Texas and the ones here in Missouri do not make abortion any safer", said Dr. David Eisenberg, medical director of Planned Parenthood in St. She said the advocacy group is more interested in promoting a bill introduced past year by Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, that would have outlawed so-called "dismemberment abortions" entirely. Read More »

Division, confusion as EU rethinks future without Britain


After meeting Mr Cameron on Tuesday EU leaders expressed some understanding for his predicament, but European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed that Britain can not "meditate for months". Interior minister Theresa May, who had been a low-key supporter of remaining in the bloc, announced her bid to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron after he resigned in the wake of the referendum . Read More »

Arbitration panel to rule July 12 in South China Sea dispute

Wu also brushed off the isolation remark, saying China's friends spanned the world and more and more countries supported its position on the South China Sea. The Philippines brought the case after China seized the Scarborough Shoal in 2012. China has not taken part in the proceedings and rejects the court's jurisdiction in the matter. Read More »

Gingrich being vetted for Trump VP

Mr Trump on Thursday acknowledged Mr Christie, who has been mocked by many for his sudden change of heart over Mr Trump's candidacy, was under consideration. While both Christie and Gingrich have been relatively long-term Trump supporters, there are issues with both of them as running mates, the Guardian reports. Read More »

Austria's presidential run-off election must be held again, court rules

Since more than 77,000 postal votes were cast, the court found that the potential manipulation of those ballots may have had an influence on the outcome. The Freedom Party, led by Heinz-Christian Strache, has focused complaints on absentee ballots. Under Austrian law, the vacant job of president is filled in the interim by the nation's three top parliamentarians - of which Hofer is one. Read More »

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

The settlement holds a population of 7,000 and Hebron plays witness to an intense environment where several hundreds Jewish settlers, protected by thousands of Israeli soldiers, live among hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. State Department. Palestinian clans in the West Bank can have thousands of members. The Palestinian health ministry identified the attacker as Mohammed Nasser Tarayra, 19, from the village of Bani Naim, just outside the city. Read More »

Hassan Whiteside makes his decision: He's staying in Miami

They have so much on the line and that's before even considering their pursuit of Kevin Durant, hoping to make the most of Pat Riley's pitching and many rings, while attempting to sell the superstar on South Beach and a chance to contend in the easier Eastern Conference. Read More »

Akamai reports upward trending in 'Global Connection Speeds' and 'Broadband Adoption'


Compared with other European countries, the United Kingdom came in a country mile ahead of its closest competitors in the rankings of cloud services provider Akamai . So, what are the global stats? The U.S. had an average mobile speed of 5.1, on par with Thailand. The Asian country could only boast an average connection speed of 6.7 Mbps, although its average peak speed - the figure obtained when only the highest speeds from unique IPs are averaged - was a much more respectable 62.2 ... Read More »

Can't rest on laurels in graft fight, China's Xi says


The Chinese leader said Beijing had no plans to attack anyone, but would continue its policy of active defense. "Flaunting power everywhere will not reflect strength and it will not scare anyone", Xi said at a rally marking the 95th founding anniversary of the CPC. Read More »

Trump's Opposition to Trade Deals Fuels Internal Party Opposition

About 7 in 10 say they back Clinton or Trump due to their intrinsic support of each candidate. During his speech, Clinton tweeted a close-up picture of the collar of a Donald J. He is hitting back against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a typical Republican ally, for criticizing his trade policies. Hillary Clinton's campaign is slamming Republicans in Congress over the final report of their investigation of the deadly 2012 attacks on a USA outpost in Benghazi, Libya. Read More »

Clinton to offer debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs


It can be a lot harder if you're juggling student loan payments. The proposal from the presumptive Democratic nominee also promises to give recent college grads a three-year reprieve from their student loan payments, as long as they spend that time creating new startups and small businesses. Read More »

Miles Teller steps into the ring in boxing biopic 'Bleed for This'


It's the true comeback story of a boxer who gets laid low by debilitating health issues, but defies authority, risks his life, and beat the odds to become a title-holding champion (check, check, and check). The full cast includes Katey Sagal , Ciarán Hinds , Aaron Eckhart , Ted Levine , Kimberly Howe and Amanda Clayton . Will Miles Teller box his way to a 2017 Oscar nomination? Today we get our first look at The " Bleed for This " Official Trailer. Read More »

Rivals who don't support him shouldn't run


But the rematks came on a day when Governor of Ohio John Kasich wrote an email to his supporters asking for a positive poll for him . President Barack Obama and the woman who wants to succeed him are making their first campaign appearance together next week. Read More »

Clinton extends lead over Trump


But Trump had plunged 7 points - meaning that Clinton now leads the presumptive Republican nominee by 6 points. Johnson wins 10 percent of the vote in a three-way competition, taking about equally from Trump and Clinton , whose lead scales down to 41 percent to 36 percent. Read More »