World

Fire evacuation ordered in Glacier National Park

Firefighters battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park are working to safeguard a 2,700-year-old grove of giant sequoia and a pair of historic cabins inside it. A thunderstorm over the blaze on Sunday pushed it out about a mile (1.6 kilometers) in a span of two hours. The Caribou fire , 21 miles northwest of Eureka, also prompted evacuation warnings for all areas of West Kootenai, Inciweb reported.

Fires may force kickoff time changes for Oregon and Oregon State

However, local officials expect the worst of the air quality to go down by Tuesday evening, and temperatures are also supposed to cool down by Thursday. First of all, I want to make sure everybody stays safe out west with the fires, it's a very, very scary situation. Here's a quick visual to accompany this information that gives us an idea of what's going on as of Tuesday.

United Kingdom engineering software company Aveva to merge with France's Schneider Electric

The current deal calls for Schneider, a global industrial giant, to fold its software assets into Aveva's operations and pay the United Kingdom company more than GBP500 million in exchange for a controlling stake in the combined entity, in a so-called reverse takeover, the reports said.

Trump's immigration move could send more people to Canada's borders

The Trump administration will continue to renew permits for those who status expires in the next six months , giving Congress some time to act before any now protected individuals lose their ability to work or study. "Despite numerous awful immigration policies this Administration has put forward, I have always held out the hope that President Trump would keep his work and "take care" of the Dreamers ".

McMaster University jumps 35 spots in global ranking

Global Rankings editorial director Phil Baty said the University of Auckland's decline was a "big blow" to New Zealand. The full Times Higher Education World University Rankings are available here . Third place was a tie between two institutions in the United States: the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University. Anglia Ruskin University sat in the 301 - 350 ranking.

Meghalaya: BJP Natl Prez Amit Shah to visit state on Sept 28!

The BJP chief stated that the NEDA should win three states out of the ambit of the grouping so far - Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram. The NEDA is in power in Assam , Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur and Nagaland. They discussed options like sealing of the global border, he said, adding, the NEDA also discussed updating of the NRC and shared their concern over the issue.

JK: Intruder killed as BSF foils infiltration bid in Arnia sector

L. Chaudhary told ANI . As per reports, terrorists were supported by the firing of the Pakistani Rangers. He was trying to climb the fence at International Border. He further said that terrorists opened fire to engage the sentries but BSF troops retaliated strongly. During the last four months, almost a dozen people including some soliders have been killed in unprovoked mortar shelling and small arms fire by Pakistani troops.

ED attaches Delhi farmhouse of Misa Bharti, husband under PMLA

The Enforcement Directorate seized a farmhouse that is owned by Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad at Bijwasan locality in Delhi on Tuesday. ED said that Jain brothers, Chartered Accountant Agarwal and Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti and son-in-law Shailesh Kumar are the main accused in the case of Rs 1.20 crore of money laundering.

Media Won't Talk About Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez's Corruption Trial

Menendez pressured the US State Department to intervene to resolve a dispute in his favor when that business ran into problems with the government in the Dominican Republic. Yet in November 2016 Times " Christine Hauser couldn't wait half a sentence before identifying former Rep. Aaron Schock as a Republican when he was indicted for wire fraud: "Aaron Schock, the former Republican representative from IL whose taste for first-class travel and a "Downton Abbey'-themed office design led to ...

Cuomo explains why he won't endorse de Blasio

The program offers city residents of any status an identification card, and the decision will come pending an ongoing court case. "We didn't ask for his [Cuomo's] support", said de Blasio campaign spokeswoman Monica Klein. "Never took place. He was never arrested. never even charged". "When I think about how crime's gone down for four years, graduation rates up, test scores are up, more jobs than ever in our history - I think, 'Wow, just that quick profile, any candidate anywhere would ...

Hyundai plant operations in China suspended due to payment problems

According to Hyundai, a parts maker that supplies air intakes to Hyundai in Beijing stopped delivering on Monday citing outstanding payment. On Wednesday last week, Hyundai's four plants in China resumed operations after a weeklong output suspension due to parts supply problems.

McDonald's United Kingdom staff protest poor salaries, engage in first ever strike

McDonald's has said those taking action represented 0.01 per cent of its United Kingdom workforce. "McDonald's United Kingdom and its franchisees have delivered three pay rises since April 2016, this has increased the average hourly pay rate by 15 percent", McDonald's United Kingdom said to CNBC in a statement.

Marital rape: SC to hear plea to criminalise it

A Bill introduced in Parliament in 2014 that proposes extending the legally permissible period to terminate a pregnancy to 24 weeks is still pending. Recently, the Centre had written to States and Union Territories about the apex court's suggestion to appoint permanent medical boards to provide women, especially rape survivors, urgent access to medical care and to consider their requests for abortion.

Trump, i democratici minacciano raffica ricorsi sui dreamers

Un'affermazione che rischia di complicare ulteriormente il rapporto già teso fra il ministro della Giustizia Jeff Sessions e il titolare della Casa Bianca . Abrogare il programma di amnistia per i " Dreamers " è " sbagliato ", "autolesionista", " crudele ". Si tratterebbe dell'ennesimo ricorso ai giudici contro l'amministrazione Trump che ha gia' subito un pesante stop sul "Muslim ban', il bando all'immigrazione da 6 Paesi a maggioranza islamica, poi parzialmente riabilitato dalla Corte ...

Qatar's emir officially inaugurates Hamad Port

Hamad Port is already one of the largest in the region. "Hamad Port is improving Qatar's competitiveness by transforming it into a regional business center, which, in turn, will establish sustainable development for generations to come". The 7.4 billion dollar port is spread over 28.5 square kilometers with a capacity of 1.7 million tonnes per year and a grain plant with capacity of 1 million tonnes per year.

Dublin Man's Complaint About Being Trapped By UPS Package Goes Viral

Jessie Lawrence , of San Francisco, tweeted about the terrifying and weird ordeal on Sunday - saying he had to call maintenance to get out . While Jessie pointed out that the error was, in fact, a health and safety hazard, others take it quite so seriously...

Lee's descendant resigns as pastor after VMAs backlash

Lee ", he writes. Lee also used the televised remarks to lament that his ancestor has become a symbol of racism. At the VMA's, the fourth-great-nephew of Robert E. He said "the community backlash and the backlash toward the church" helped drive his decision, as did his sentiment that he and some church members "obviously had different mission ideas and goals".

House Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Attorney General, FBI Director Over Trump Dossier

The committee issued the identical subpoenas on August 24, requesting the documents surrounding the dossier and the FBI's ties to the dossier's author be turned over within eight days, the Washington Examiner reported. Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele is seen in London this past March. Republican lawmakers have shown interest in the dossier, and some have alleged that it possibly began as an opposition research project against Trump.

Budget panel approves Foxconn bill; Senate to vote next week

Born argued the move would allow individuals involved in the lawsuit to "get to the court of last resort ... get their final ruling and move on with their lives". Under the changes added on Tuesday, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation would be required to "attempt to ensure" that Foxconn "has sought, and is seeking, to satisfy certain hiring goals in this state" before the company could receive $1.35 billion worth of capital expenditure credits.

Spain May Lose $2.9 Bln in Taxes if Catalonia Gains Independence

Catalonian tax agencies may take control of 2.5 billion euros (about $2.9 billion) annually, which are now sent to Madrid , if the region gains independence following a referendum set for October, Spanish media reported on Monday. Ballot boxes, voting papers and an electoral census are at the ready, he said. The laws will likely be approved because pro-independence parties have a majority in the regional parliament.

Jockey gets four-day ban for punching horse

Instead the Irish sport's governing body, the Turf Club , gave Russell a warning for "bringing the sport into disrepute" through his violent action. It fanned the flames of indignation with animal welfare groups rightly describing what was in effect a slap on the wrist as totally unacceptable.

Driver crashes into crowd at Labor Day block party, injuring 8

The unidentified woman told officers that the brakes on her SUV failed Monday afternoon, a claim police are investigating. No less than eight individuals were taken to a nearby doctor's facility and were dealt with for non-hazardous wounds.

Military sites must be monitored — United Nations to Iran

However, she asked: "Are we going to take care of our allies and make sure they're comfortable, or are we going to look after our national security interests?" Haley didn't dispute the assessments of global inspectors and US intelligence agencies, both of which concluded that Iran is in compliance with the deal, no matter how flawed and limited it may be.

Supreme Court junks Marcos' protest questioning integrity of 2016 elections

This was to save the resources of the court and to expedite the ruling on the case. "We asked the PET to immediately resolve our earlier and pending clarification whether Marcos should be held liable for the PHP2 Billion cost of the retention of said VCMs by the Comelec or a resolution be issued directing Marcos to deposit the said amount", Macalintal said.

JD(U) petitions Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to disqualify Sharad Yadav

In a jibe at the Modi government, rebel JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday voiced the hope that the new ministers would help it fulfil promises made to the people as it had "failed" to do so till now. In its memorandum, the JD (U) has invoked Schedule 10 of the Rules of Procedure and Business of the Rajya Sabha against Yadav. He cited the examples of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and Upendra Kushwaha, who were disqualified on this ground.

Sub Owner Blames Journalist's Death on Hatch Cover

The 40-ton Nautilus - where crews initially found blood stains matching Wall's DNA - is now stored at a dock in Copenhagen . The Copenhagen City Council ruled that some of the day's proceedings could be made public with the exception of the autopsy report .

CM Arvind Kejriwal to take up water portfolio

A day after assuming charge of the water ministry, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday visited three decentralised sewage treatment plants (STPs) and and said that small locally-controlled STPs will be set up for better results at a minimal cost.

Immediate end to free movement after Brexit

Another proposal is that Europeans living in the United Kingdom would only be allowed to bring non-EU spouses into the country if they earn a minimum of £18,600 a year, in line with rules for British citizens. But the pro-EU Open Britain group said the proposals would threaten Britain's economy and put public services at risk. "On the other hand we want British companies to do more to train up British workers, to do more to improve skills of those who leave our colleges", Fallon said.

Punjab & Haryana High Court Directs Police to File FIR Against Radhe Maa

The directions from the HC came after based on a complaint filed by a Phagwara resident Surender Mittal. The court had also directed the police to take further action, if necessary. The complainant's case is that police had dropped the name of Radhe Maa from the list of accused on the ground that there was no evidence against her, and she (Gupta) was not informed about it.

Kansas prison secure following overnight disturbance

The Norton Fire Department responded but they did not take any action, as guards were able to put the fire out. Gov. Sam Brownback announced last month that workers at Kansas state prisons will get pay hikes in the wake of inmate disturbances that have drawn public attention to staff shortages at the facilities.

Donald Trump scraps DACA program for 800000 young immigrants

The Obama administration program was created to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought into the United States as children. Here's a look at the program and what happens next for the almost 800,000 people in it who are allowed to work in the USA and receive protection from deportation.

Hurricane Irma strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 5

The National Weather Service, which earlier today warned Irma was " extremely dangerous " and "life-threatening", now calls the hurricane "potentially catastrophic". Tourists in Key West are packing their bags on a mandatory evacuation order as Hurricane Irma, a potent Category 5 storm, churns toward the island chain off south Florida , officials said Tuesday .

Gregory Tessman Wanted In Edmonton Killing Of Montrealer Valerie Maurice

On Tuesday evening, Vancouver police arrested Tessman at a downtown homeless shelter and he is now charged with second-degree murder. Tessman, 49, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Montreal woman, Valerie Maurice whose body was found strangled in an Edmonton apartment August 31.

Shoe Shining Coon Sheriff David Clarke Takes Gig At Pro-Trump PAC

Both the super PAC, America First Action, and a spokesperson for Clarke announced that he would join the team as a senior advisor and spokesman. In a statement announcing his hire, Clarke said the PAC was focused on electing Trump-friendly candidates while ominously adding, "Just as important, I will see to it that the will of the American people is not derailed by the left or the self-serving Washington establishment".

Princes William and Harry Visit Newly Built London Community

Silence of Suicide says a number of the survivors have been struggling to cope in the wake of the tower block fire. " People are feeling isolated ", she added. Responding to children who said they had been talking to each other about the fire, he said: "That's all you can do, is be there for each other because there will be some people .

First ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 Next → Last