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More Than 140 Whales Dead After Mass Stranding in Western Australia

More Than 140 Whales Dead After Mass Stranding in Western Australia He's asking the public at Hamelin Bay to keep an eye in case they spot a stranded whale. A rescue operation was under way to try to direct the survivors to the open sea. It added, "Unfortunately one of the whales re-stranded last night and had to be euthanised". Further complicating the whales' odds is that recently rescued whales tend to beach themselves a second time. [Full Article...]

Trump orders banning of transgender troops from military in most cases

Trump orders banning of transgender troops from military in most cases On Friday, the White House said retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of "gender dysphoria" - wanting to transition gender - "presents considerable risk to military effectiveness and lethality". "The "plan" unveiled today is nothing more than a transparent ruse cobbled together with spittle and duct tape designed exclusively to try to mask discrimination". [Full Article...]

Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation

Turkish Agency Says Tonnes Of Aid Sent To Afrin During Operation He also accused the USA of sending weapons and ammunition to help Kurdish fighters. Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies swept into the regional capital, also called Afrin, on Sunday, raising their flags in the town center and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign against the Kurdish YPG militia. [Full Article...]

Local Students to March for Solutions to Gun Violence

Local Students to March for Solutions to Gun Violence Several of the Stoneman Douglas students have spent the last few days meeting with political leaders. Saturday's march, which RPS said will be student-led, is open to the public. "My mother didn't let me because we were afraid of gunshots, so I was an inside kid, and I feel like that affected me a lot". "We believe that students and staff have the right to teach and learn in an environment f... [Full Article...]

Trump warns he may veto spending bill

ET that he was "considering a VETO" because the bill does not fully address his immigration priorities. Trump tweeted: "News conference at the White House concerning the Omnibus Spending Bill ". "Please do, Mr. President". "I am just down the street and will bring you a pen". "The spending levels without any offsets are grotesque, throwing all of our children under the bus". [Full Article...]

Family of four found dead

Family of four found dead KCCI News reached out to the resort where the Sharps were allegedly discovered, but all representatives have so far refused to comment until further investigations have been made. Just after midnight on Friday, Kevin and Amy Sharp along with their children Adrianna and Sterling were reported as missing. "It wasn't unlike them to say hey, let's stay another night", Peterson said. [Full Article...]

China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing

China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing China urged the United States to "pull back from the brink", while its embassy in Washington vowed Beijing would "fight to the end" in any trade war with the United States. Roughly $1 of every $5 in Apple's sales came from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in its past year. After Trump announced the move, China's Ministry of Commerce said that it was proposing tariffs of its own on 128 products from... [Full Article...]

Informal talks between U.S. and Koreas called 'constructive'

Informal talks between U.S. and Koreas called 'constructive' It also noted that he has disparaged diplomatic efforts, including the talks planned in late May between Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Seoul had proposed the talks using a border communication channel, according to Yonhap news agency. North Korean officials have been dispatched to Sweden and Finland for meetings that may help lay the groundwork for what would be the first-ever... [Full Article...]

With improved defence, Sakshi confident of CWG gold

With improved defence, Sakshi confident of CWG gold For the present CWG , we have 222 Athletes participating, hence the permitted officials with the contingent will be 74. These extra officials are the actual requirements. He said the ministry should learn from the L Sarita Devi incident during the 2014 Asian Games where the boxer did not have any manager to fall back on after getting a raw deal in her semifinal loss. [Full Article...]

US And China: An Uneasy Economic Partnership

US And China: An Uneasy Economic Partnership In 2017, U.S. exports of goods and services to China jumped to $186.8 billion, up 9.8 percent from 2016, and imports from China were $524.0 billion, up 9.3 percent. Oil futures rallied. Benchmark U.S. crude rose 95 cents to $65.27 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Trump has repeatedly denounced the imbalance as a major sign of United States weakness, but many ... [Full Article...]

Bryant appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill Cochran's seat

Bryant appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill Cochran's seat Hyde-Smith faces a November 6 special election to permanently fill the Senate post. The 80-year-old, first elected to the Senate in 1978 after serving six years in the House, was the first Republican elected to the Senate from MS since Reconstruction ended. [Full Article...]

Russian diplomats expelled from United Kingdom head back to Moscow

Russian diplomats expelled from United Kingdom head back to Moscow The Russians and their families were waved off by staff outside the London embassy - some were seen wiping away tears. The move, which was tougher than expected, followed Britain's decision on Wednesday to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the attack in the English city of Salisbury which left former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66 , and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, critically ill in hosp... [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel Says Solution For Irish Border Crucial To Brexit

Germany's Merkel Says Solution For Irish Border Crucial To Brexit It is now the biggest opposition party. She said Wednesday that Germany, which allowed in more than 1 million migrants in 2015 and 2016, can be proud. "I know many people have a problem with accepting this thought, and they're perfectly entitled to", she said, but she added that the government has an obligation to strengthen and not weaken cohesion in German society. [Full Article...]

Korean Cultural Performance to Visit Pyongyang Thursday

Korean Cultural Performance to Visit Pyongyang Thursday The combined photo, provided by South Korea's broadcaster SBS on August 23, 2005, shows South Korean pop singer Cho Yong-pil (L) holding a performance in Pyongyang. They will be directed by singer and producer Yoon Sang. In 1985, South Korean musicians held their first concert in Pyongyang as part of cultural inter-Korean exchanges. [Full Article...]

Trump bans United States purchases of Venezuela's cryptocurrency Petro

Trump bans United States purchases of Venezuela's cryptocurrency Petro The article then goes on to assert that "an "executive at a Russian state bank" has told Time that senior advisers to the Kremlin oversaw the effort in Venezuela , and "President Vladimir Putin signed off on it last year" - though, unsurprisingly, representatives of the Kremlin declined to comment". [Full Article...]

Snow will get heavier through the night

Snow will get heavier through the night That being said, take caution while driving, especially on overpasses. "You had a fresh, cold air mass in place and you also drew all this moisture in from the Atlantic to meet up with that cold air", he said. You can see First Alert VIPIR 9, detailed forecasts, weather maps, and severe weather alerts. Wet snow is falling in the Piedmont Triad and, as the morning progresses, we could be de... [Full Article...]

Israel confirms strike in Syrian nuclear site

Israel confirms strike in Syrian nuclear site Israeli and American intelligence had indicated that Syria's Deir Ezzor site - also known as al-Kibar - housed a gas-cooled, graphite-moderated nuclear reactor capable of manufacturing weapons-grade plutonium, and that it was almost operational when Israel destroyed it under the direction of then-prime minister Ehud Olmert. [Full Article...]

Polygraph test says Stormy Daniels "truthful" about sexual affair with Trump

Polygraph test says Stormy Daniels The interview and test results were never published as Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen threatened the magazine with a lawsuit. A summary of the polygraph test shows that Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Cliffords , was deemed "truthful" when asked if she had unprotected, vaginal sex with 45 in July 2006. [Full Article...]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe under fire over Kindergarten land deal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe under fire over Kindergarten land deal Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso have faced fire since the finance ministry's admission this week that it had altered records involved in the discounted sale of the land in western Japan . Further Kagoike also claimed to receive?1 million donations from Akie Abe for the development of the school, a claim which has been strenuously denied by Shinzo Abe. [Full Article...]

Judge: President Trump can't avoid suit from 'Apprentice' contestant

Judge: President Trump can't avoid suit from 'Apprentice' contestant In January 2017, Zervos filed a defamation suit against Trump, after he made inflammatory comments on the campaign trail about Zervos and other women who accused him of misconduct. Zervos has claimed that in 2007, while in Trump's NY office, he kissed her on the lips twice, making her "uncomfortable, nervous, and embarrassed". Zervos said Trump's denials amounted to defamation and that being bra... [Full Article...]


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