Streets in Newcastle, New South Wales, were flooded after severe thunderstorms swept the region on February 26. The Bureau of Meteorology and state emergency services warned of heavy rain, flooding, hail and damaging winds that impacted communities in the state’s north and west on the Wednesday. Trees
A trio of turkeys in a rural part of Ada County, Idaho, ruffled the feathers of a sheriff’s deputy on February 16 when they trotted across the road and right up on the law enforcement officer, menacing him with aggressive gobbling sounds. This video, posted by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, shows Deputy
The campaign to re-elect President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced it filed a libel lawsuit against the New York Times, accusing the newspaper of intentionally publishing a false story last year related to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The story
Police responded on February 26 to reports of a gunman opening fire at a Molson Coors building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to local media. Media reports said at least seven people were killed (see here and here ), in “one of the worst shootings in Wisconsin history.” “Employees were notified by
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, citing unnamed sources, said multiple people had been killed. That report could not be immediately confirmed. A message posted by the Milwaukee Police Department on Twitter said only that police were "investigating a critical incident" and urged
Volatility was the buzz word on trading floors after the stock market swung between sharp gains and losses Wednesday, following a four-day slump that wiped out nearly 2300 points from the Dow. Investors were skittish after New York officials said they were monitoring 83 people for possible
Police responded on February 26 to reports of a gunman opening fire at a Molson Coors building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to local media. Media reports said several people were killed. “Employees were notified by email that an active shooter was in or near the second-floor stairwell of the sprawling
(SOUNDBITE) (English) MARIA SHARAPOVA FROM MARCH 7, 2016 SAYING:“I know that many of you thought that I would be retiring today and announcing my retirement, but if I was ever going to announce my retirement it would probably not be in a downtown Los Angeles hotel with this fairly ugly carpet."
A Florida woman accused of killing her boyfriend by zipping him in a suitcase and abandoning him to suffocate was arrested on Tuesday, February 25, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said. Sarah Boone was arrested on a second-degree murder charge after Jorge Torres Jr’s death was reported on Monday in
President Donald Trump returned to Washington on Wednesday amid increasing concerns over the coronavirus as U.S. public health officials warned Americans to prepare for a possible outbreak and financial markets remained on edge. Trump on Tuesday while traveling in India - tried to painted
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (February 26) voted overwhelmingly in favor of designating lynching a federal hate crime after more than a century of trying. "We sent a strong message that violence - and race-based violence in particular - has no place in American society
On the debate stage Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders' Democratic presidential rivals warned that nominating the self-described democratic socialist will scare off moderate voters in the general election, endangering the party's hopes of winning the White House and threatening its grip on Congress
“We currently have a president who embarrasses this great nation every single day with his incompetence, his unabashedly ignorance, his lack of curiosity," Legend said. "Wouldn't it be so refreshing to have a woman of Senator Warren's brilliance, replacing him?”
Payne Capital Management president Ryan Payne says he still senses complacency among his clients amid the coronavirus scare. That, he says, is a sign markets will still head lower.
Mexico’s National Civil Protection Coordination issued a yellow alert on February 25 following increased levels of activity at the Popocatepetl volcano. Nicola Rustichelli from Webcams de Mexico posted a video of smoke and ash pluming from the volcano and spreading across Puebla, Mexico, following Popocatepetl
Drone footage taken on February 25 shows the severity of flooding in Bridgnorth, an English town on the River Severn. Thomas Paul Hutchinson, who recorded this footage, told Storyful he lives about 10 miles from the flooded area and has not been personally affected by the high water. Hutchinson told
Jeremy Corbyn began PMQs on Wednesday by criticising the prime minister's absence from flood-hit communities across the UK. The Labour leader asked: "When is the government going to stop hiding and show people that he actually cares?" Boris Johnson replied that he was "very proud"
Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations game against Italy in Dublin on March 7 has been postponed due to the risk posed by the coronavirus outbreak.IRFU chief executive Philip Browne said he supported the decision made by the government following a "positive meeting" with Irish health minister Simon
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta discusses the second leg Europa League game against Olympiacos. The Gunners hold a 1-0 lead following a hard fought victory in Greece.
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have just returned from a jam-packed 36-hour visit to India, taking in famous sites like the Taj Mahal .
The International Development Secretary says she has approved £35 million to support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) in tackling the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking after a Cobra meeting Anne-Marie Trevelyan said that travellers should follow the advice given at ports of entry to