At Least 69 People Killed in a Fire in Bangladesh's Capital

In 2013, the Rana Plaza factory collapse killed more than 1,100 workers. "Our people are using body bags to send them to the hospital morgue, this is a very hard situation", he told AP by phone. Most buildings are used both for residential and commer... More..

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by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Michael Cohen to testify publicly before House committee next week

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, announced the date for Cohen's testimony on Wednesday. Michael Cohen , President Trump's former personal lawyer, will testif...More..

WWII Sailor in Controversial 'The Kiss' Photo Dies at 95
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

WWII Sailor in Controversial 'The Kiss' Photo Dies at 95

The incident was not captured on video surveillance and police said there are no known witnesses. "Unconditional Surrender " was originally installed as a temporary exhibition in Sarasota in 2005 and returne...More..

Woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home

After marrying two Daesh fighters - both of whom have reportedly died, and one of whom was the father of Muthana's 18-month-old baby - the widow says she has had a change of heart. Asked what she would expect a...More..

Apple and Google Urged to Remove Saudi App 'Absher' for Tracking Women
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Apple and Google Urged to Remove Saudi App 'Absher' for Tracking Women

Ron Wyden of OR, asked the tech giants to prevent their technical infrastructure and app stores from being used for enabling "abhorrent surveillance and control of women". Apple CEO Tim Cook told NPR his com...More..

Stockpiling Medicine Ahead of Brexit? Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister Says Please Don't
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Stockpiling Medicine Ahead of Brexit? Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister Says Please Don't

Of course we want a solution here. It was confirmed last week that Labour will back a cross-party plan from backbencher Yvette Cooper - expected to go to a vote on February 27 - which would force the Governme...More..

Alabama newspaper editor calls for return of the Ku Klux Klan, lynching
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Alabama newspaper editor calls for return of the Ku Klux Klan, lynching

Goodloe Sutton , the publisher of the Democrat-Reporter newspaper in Linden, Alabama said , "If we could get the Klan to go up there and clean out D.C., we'd all been better off". Terri Sewell, the state's lon...More..

Daesh Fighters Refuse to Surrender Despite Being Surrounded by SDF
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Daesh Fighters Refuse to Surrender Despite Being Surrounded by SDF

A spokesman said a military operation aimed at ousting Isis from the enclave will begin if they don't surrender. The Syrian Civil Defence, a government opposition group, said the shells killed five people, in...More..

Spain and Gibraltar offer differing accounts of 'quixotic' warship incident
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Spain and Gibraltar offer differing accounts of 'quixotic' warship incident

In an audio recording of a radio exchange, a warship crew can be heard telling the vessels to " leave Spanish territorial waters " as one of the ships' crew members asked the Spanish warship " to verify you a...More..

Ex-FBI official McCabe responds to 'lying' Trump attacks, calls them 'horrific'
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ex-FBI official McCabe responds to 'lying' Trump attacks, calls them 'horrific'

McCabe was ousted from the bureau last March following Comey's firing in May 2017. McCabe's emphasis on the lack of pushback from the Gang of Eight - a bipartisan group of leaders in the house House and Se...More..

Seven children from Syrian refugee family killed in house fire in Halifax
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Seven children from Syrian refugee family killed in house fire in Halifax

The adult female sustained non-life threatening injuries and will be okay, while the man suffered 50 per cent burns over his body, Ribahi confirmed. The Ummah Mosque and Community Centre says the family was S...More..

Tanzanian court sentences
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tanzanian court sentences "Ivory Queen"

The trio were also ordered to pay a joint fine of 13 million dollars (11.5 million euros) - roughly equivalent to twice the market value of the ivory they profited from - or face an additional two years in jail...More..

Russia's Putin to give annual address as popularity slides
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Russia's Putin to give annual address as popularity slides

But he said that Russia's reaction to any deployment would be resolute and that United States policymakers, some of whom he said were obsessed with U.S. On February 2, the United States launched the six-month p...More..

Eighth MP Defects From Corbyn's Labour to Centrist Group, Citing Anti-Semitism
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Eighth MP Defects From Corbyn's Labour to Centrist Group, Citing Anti-Semitism

The inevitable headlines are understandably about the attacks on Corbyn for failing to take appropriate punitive action against anti-Semites and ignoring the majority of Labour supporters and members who want a...More..

Family of Kentucky teen sues Washington Post over coverage of confrontation
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Family of Kentucky teen sues Washington Post over coverage of confrontation

Wood and McMurtry say there will be more lawsuits to come. The lawsuit also blames CNN and NBC , "among others", for taking part in the smear, but it does not take direct legal action against those outlets. ...More..

Tourists exposed to radiation from museum's uranium
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tourists exposed to radiation from museum's uranium

A shocking report coming from AZ Central today, tourists who have visited an artifact storage building that is part of the Grand Canyon's museum over the last two decades may have been exposed to uranium ...More..

Trump Wants California to Pay Back Billions for High-Speed Rail Project
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump Wants California to Pay Back Billions for High-Speed Rail Project

There was no immediate comment from the Newsom Administration. Newsom included $250 million in his proposed state budget for cities and counties to update their housing plans and revamp their zoning process a...More..

Vatican Admits to Secret Guidelines for Priests Who Father Children
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Vatican Admits to Secret Guidelines for Priests Who Father Children

Doyle, an Irish psychotherapist who was 28 when he learned the priest he believed to be his godfather was actually his biological father, will meet with senior prelates in Rome this week when the world's bishop...More..

Trump demands European allies take back captured IS militants
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump demands European allies take back captured IS militants

Diehard IS jihadists are trapped in their last patch of territory of less than half a square kilometre in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border. European ISIS members say that ISIS told them they should t...More..

President Donald Trump Signs Space Force Directive
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

President Donald Trump Signs Space Force Directive

The administration still has to submit a legislative proposal to Congress, which would approve the funds and authority required to officially establish the new military branch. In an Oval Office signing ceremon...More..

Eleven miners rescued in Zimbabwe gold mine flood
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Eleven miners rescued in Zimbabwe gold mine flood

He, however, said more illegal miners entered the shafts without permission, raising fears that up to 50 people could have perished. The rescued miners were whisked away by officials, while rescuers briefly s...More..

Israeli PM slams 'shocking' anti-Semitic vandalism in France
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Israeli PM slams 'shocking' anti-Semitic vandalism in France

French President Emmanuel Macron went to the Shoah Memorial, a Holocaust museum in Paris, to observe a moment of silence with parliament leaders. Netanyahu called on the leaders of France and Europe needed ...More..

Trump Appointees Pushed to Illegally Transfer Nuclear Technology to Saudis
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump Appointees Pushed to Illegally Transfer Nuclear Technology to Saudis

A new interim report from the House Oversight committee details Trump administration officials efforts to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Rick Gates, a former Barrack employee and cooperator in Mue...More..

Kim Jong-un expected in Vietnam early ahead of summit with Trump
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Kim Jong-un expected in Vietnam early ahead of summit with Trump

Donald Trump announced the dates for the second summit with Kim Jong-Un earlier this month. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with U.S. ...More..

Trump Asked Whitaker to Put Ally in Charge of Cohen Case
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trump Asked Whitaker to Put Ally in Charge of Cohen Case

Whitaker", the Times reported, stating that Trump subsequently bashed Whitaker for not being able to "pull levers at the Justice Department that could make the president's many legal problems go away". Trump ...More..

Tuesday Blast of Winter
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tuesday Blast of Winter

More snow is on the way to Kansas City. An inch or two of snow could mix with up to one-tenth of an inch of ice, the weather service said. "Since this storm will have a great deal of moisture available to i...More..

UK Brexit secretary to meet Barnier in Brussels
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

UK Brexit secretary to meet Barnier in Brussels

Britain is set to exit the 28-member bloc on March 29, but May is struggling to persuade parliament to back a divorce deal. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay will on Monday meet European Union chief negotiator M...More..

Swiss rescuers pull several people out alive after avalanche
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Swiss rescuers pull several people out alive after avalanche

However, a report by the Valais-based Le Nouvelliste newspaper said ten to 12 people had been buried in the avalanche at the bottom of the Kandahar slope at a spot known as "Passage du Major". The Crans-Monta...More..

Air force jets Collide, One Pilot reportedly killed
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Air force jets Collide, One Pilot reportedly killed

A mid air collision of two Hawk trainer jets occurred Tuesday around 11:50 AM at Bengaluru's Aero India show. "There were three pilots, one has died, two are safe with injuries", DGP Fire Services M N Red...More..

French Police Detained 29 People in Recent Yellow Vests Rally in Paris
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

French Police Detained 29 People in Recent Yellow Vests Rally in Paris

In Bordeaux and Lyon, police also fired tear gas and charged, to disperse projectile-throwing demonstrators after bins were set on fire and properties destroyed. "We're under attack and being stoned", a policem...More..