Thursday, 26 April 2018
Latest news
Home » World

World

Illinois Senate approves age restrictions for some gun purchases

perth_map

But critics say the bill falls short on meaningful gun control measures that Democrats have sought to curb mass shootings in Parkland, Florida , Sutherland Springs, Texas, and Las Vegas. The press conference was to push the STOP School Violence Act which has 35 cosponsors, including 15 Democrats. The #STOP School Violence Act passed by the House might be the only action Republicans agree to in response to the recent school shootings. Read More »

North Korean minister's Sweden visit fuels possible Trump-Kim meeting speculation

perth_map

But he needs the assurance that the United States will never resort to nuclear weapons either, and only North Korean nuclear weapons can provide the necessary deterrence. That includes helping with the release of United States citizens held by the North. You may deplore this kind of thinking, but it is entirely rational and it is at the heart of North Korea's strategy. Read More »

Two Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank vehicle ramming

perth_map

An IDF soldier wounded in a Palestinian car-ramming attack arrives at a hospital in Petah Tikva, March 16, 2018 . It said one of the dead was an officer and the other was a conscript. Islamist group Hamas hailed the car-ramming incident but did not claim responsibility. Protests have continued in the occupied Palestinian territories every Friday since Trump's Jerusalem move . Read More »

Designate a sober driver on St. Patrick's Day

perth_map

Three of those fatalities and 63 of those injured were involved in a collision with an impaired driver. Police ask those who plan to consume alcohol this weekend to designate a sober driver. While the public makes plans to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) and other law enforcement agencies are preparing to keep the roadways free of impaired drivers so that everyone can safely enjoy the festivities. Read More »

Russian Federation to expel British diplomats in retaliatory move

perth_map

Britain expelled 23 of Putin's diplomats, cut all high level contact with the Kremlin, and plans a further raft of sanctions on Russian Federation. Asked in the Kazakh capital Astana if Russia planned to expel British diplomats from Moscow , Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov smiled and said: "We will, of course". Read More »

Jack Wilshere Gets England Recall After 2 Years (Full Squad)

perth_map

Swansea's Alfie Mawson also earns a place in Southgate's squad for the first time, but there is no place for Chelsea captain Gary Cahill as he paid for a lack of game time in recent weeks. The three central forward players named in Southgate's latest squad have 23 global goals between them, and Danny Welbeck has scored 15 of those. "He's getting closer to where we want him". Read More »

Lavrov: Moscow Will Expel British Diplomats

perth_map

The intervention by the White House follows angry exchanges between British and Russian representatives at an emergency meeting of the United Nations security Council and the UK's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats. I would draw a connection between Putin's indulgence of Assad's atrocities in Syria and the Russian state's evident willingness to employ a chemical weapon on British soil. Read More »

US warns it may act over Syria onslaught

perth_map

Addressing the Security Council 16 days after it passed a resolution demanding a cease fire that largely has failed to stop the bombing or allow humanitarian access, Haley compared the situation today to previous year when the United States launched airstrikes against a Syrian military base after a deadly chemical weapons attack. Read More »

Special ASEAN summit held in Sydney

perth_map

That's a move long supported by former Australian prime minister Paul Keating, who famously said in 1992 that Australia's economic and strategic future lay in engaging more fully with south-east Asian nations. Speaking at an Asean-Australia business summit, Mr Turnbull said Australia will continue to work with its closest neighbours in the region on trade liberalisation. Read More »

US Sanctions Russians For Meddling, But Not Putin's Oligarchs

perth_map

The action comes on the heels of the United States, France and Germany joining Britain in denouncing Russia for a brazen poison attack that has left a former Russian spy and his daughter comatose in a hospital in Salisbury, England. The Treasury statement alleged the FSB has used " cyber tools to target" Russians "critical of the Russian government", other Russian citizens and officials, former officials from countries bordering Russia, and US government officials including White House ... Read More »

Expel Russian Oligarchs From UK Over Spy Poisoning, Says Putin Opponent Navalny

perth_map

There was, however, little sign last night of Russia or Mr Putin conceding any ground as Britain awaited Moscow's formal response to Mrs May's announcement on Wednesday of measures including the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats . "Maybe he lacks education", Mr Lavrov said. In addition to those moves, May said that at this summer's World Cup hosted by Russian Federation, there will be no high-level delegation of visitors from Britain, including members of the royal family. Read More »

Russia Shrugs Off World Cup No-Show By British Ministers, Royals

perth_map

In a series of measures to punish Russia for the poisoning, which has included the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May made the shocking announcement that the British royal family will not attend the World Cup this year, which begins on June 14. Read More »

Mugabe says he never thought Mnangagwa would turn against him

perth_map

Mugabe said he was ousted in a "military takeover" and that Mnangagwa had assumed the presidency illegally. "We must undo this disgrace we have imposed on ourselves". Zimbabwe's peak month of inflation is estimated to be 79.6 billion percent in mid-November 2008. "We are presently working on priority projects that should assist the country to emerge from the subdued performance and retarded development as we are lagging behind in a number of aspects in comparison to other countries ... Read More »

Native River can land showpiece Cheltenham Gold Cup

perth_map

NATIVE RIVER HELD off the challenge of the favourite, Might Bite (4/1), to claim the 2018 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup . "I thought we had gone quite steady but sometimes when you are on a good horse it doesn't feel that quick, and I thought I needed to move it on a gear down the back straight and the more I asked from him, the better he jumped". Read More »

BSO releases Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School surveillance video

perth_map

Newly released footage of the Parkland shooting shows former Broward Deputy Scot Peterson standing outside of the Florida high school as the gunman kills 17 people inside. Video of what happened inside the school is not being released. "Let there be no mistake, Mr. Peterson wishes that he could have prevented the untimely passing of the 17 victims on that day, and his heart goes out to the families of the victims", his attorney, Joseph DiRuzzo III, said in a statement. Read More »

England Make Six Changes For Ireland Clash

perth_map

England head coach Eddie Jones has apologised for comments which he made about Ireland last summer. England have lost their past two games to Scotland and France , but can deny Ireland only their third Grand Slam at Twickenham (14:45 kick-off ). Read More »

SEC charges Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes with massive fraud

perth_map

Jim Mattis as advisers. Importantly, Holmes "neither admitted nor denied the allegations in the SEC's complaint ", however she still agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty. Regulators subsequently raised serious concerns about the accuracy of testing that Theranos did conduct with its machines, and the company eventually retracted two years of blood tests. Read More »

Shivpal lauds party leadership for Gorakhpur,Phulpur win

perth_map

After facing humiliating defeat in by-polls on Gorakhur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, the BJP will put in all its might to ensure win of its ninth candidate Anil Agarwal against the BSP candidate to seek political revenge on BSP Supremo Mayawati for its bypoll debacle. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr's wife files for divorce

perth_map

The couple said they had made a decision to go their separate ways, adding that they " will always have tremendous respect for each other ". Vanessa Trump , a former model, listed the breakup as "uncontested" in a state Supreme Court divorce complaint filing that is secret except for the title of the case. Read More »

Stormy Daniels's Lawyer: My Client Has Been 'Physically Threatened'

perth_map

My name is Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels ). "He would call all the time", Munyan said , adding that the calls occurred between 2006 and 2007, the time frame in which Daniels alleges she was having an affair with Trump. The agreement was signed in October 2016, just weeks before the presidential election, to keep Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with Trump. Read More »