Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Latest news
Home » World Media

World Media

Roy Moore Accuser Hits Republicans Backing Candidate: 'Is The Party More Important?'

perth_map

The US Senate's top Republican on Monday urged scandal-hit conservative Roy Moore to end his Senate campaign, saying he believes the women who have accused the Christian evangelical candidate of sexual misconduct. "We're going to present evidence that we think is important on the issue whether Roy Moore signed the yearbook", Allred told ABC News today. Nelson will appear with attorney Gloria Allred on Friday at a press conference where proof Moore's signature is legitimate they say ... Read More »

Saquon Barkley shut out at College Football Awards show

perth_map

As a receiver, the star running back hauled in 47 catches for 594 yards and three scores. He scored 21 touchdowns - 16 rushing, three receiving and two on kickoff returns. Mayfield leads No. 2 Oklahoma into the College Football Playoff as the country's premier passer. He is the fifth player since the award's inception in 1924 to claim the honor twice, joining the elite list of Minnesota's Paul Giel (1952-53), Ohio State's Archie Griffin (1973-74), Indiana's Anthony Thompson (1988-89) and ... Read More »

WikiLeaks offered Trump campaign access to hacked documents

perth_map

CNN reports that Trump's company received an email last September which contained a decryption key and website address that allowed them to view WikiLeak's trove of hacked information. Trump Jr. reportedly told the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday that he does not remember the email, which also offered campaign officials access to former Secretary of State Colin Powell's emails, which were published by a Russian front group 10 days later. Read More »

Pinstripe Bowl Articles, Photos, and Videos

perth_map

NBC showed two night games from Notre Dame Stadium in 2017 - Georgia and USC - so the network is allowed three prime-time contests in 2018. "As coaches and players, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience and something we're very much looking forward to". Read More »

Creek Fire Burning 12000 Acres, 10 Percent Containment - #CreekFire

perth_map

The Padilla family, who has lived on a hill near Little Tujunga Canyon Road in Sylmar for 20 years, surveyed their charred property Wednesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Times . The Los Angeles Police Department, meanwhile, was on a citywide tactical alert, which allows commanders maximum flexibility in deploying resources. Read More »

Judge: Ex-South Carolina cop committed murder

perth_map

A USA policeman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing an unarmed African-American man in 2015, according to the Department of Justice. This week, federal prosecutors and Slager's lawyers have called witnesses to testify about technical aspects of the case, including what happened to Slager's stun gun before the shooting. Read More »

Congress is punting on the government shutdown deadline

perth_map

The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill that would fund the government through December 22 while lawmakers negotiate a longer spending bill. President Donald Trump and Democratic and Republican congressional leaders are sounding an optimistic tone as they sit down at the White House. "We can not plan for what we need to do with readiness", he said. Read More »

KEPCO Poised to Land UK Nuclear Power Plant Deal

The UK government said it welcomed the news. Kepco representatives have travelled to Japan for direct talks with the chief executive of Toshiba, which now owns NuGen outright. "Toshiba has been engaged with multiple credible and capable parties who have expressed an interest in acquiring NuGen, further testimony of the attractiveness of the nuclear industry in the United Kingdom and an indication of the degree of foreign investment that is ready and willing to enter this market", a NuGen ... Read More »

Pantone Color of the Year 2018 | Ultra Violet 18

perth_map

Specifically, " PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet " is the chosen hue. And - unmentioned by Pantone - in Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple , the color purple is presented as an example of God-given beauty. The color of royalty is purple and Ultra Violet is the flawless regal color. The Institute describes the shade as "dramatically provocative and thoughtful", likening it to the "mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now". Read More »

China accuses Malcolm Turnbull of undermining trust

perth_map

Mr Turnbull said it addresses "a clear gap" by criminalising "covert, deceptive and threatening actions" aimed at influencing Australia's political process or prejudicing national security, sometimes known as the sub-espionage level of foreign interference. Read More »

Prankster cements his head into a microwave, emergency services save him

perth_map

Firefighters in central England were left "seriously unimpressed" after a YouTube video stunt went horrifically wrong. The mixture quickly set hard, and by the time Watch Commander Dakin and his crew were called on Wednesday afternoon, the friends had already been trying to free the trapped man for an hour and a half. Read More »

Malaysia voices opposition, urges USA to reconsider decision on Jerusalem

perth_map

He is set to travel to Israel and to the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Abbas's Fatah party, told AFP that Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" during his upcoming visit. "We must complete the reconciliation agreement, and establish a joint front to battle Israel and the United States ". In making his announcement on Wednesday, Trump also said that he would direct the State Department to begin preparations for moving the U.S. Read More »

US Vice President Mike Pence 'not welcome in Palestine'

perth_map

Following President Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Fatah official says Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with the vice-president in his upcoming visit to the region . "And President Abbas will not welcome him because of the statements he made" about Jerusalem. "In the name of Fatah, I say that we will not accept Trump's deputy inside Palestinian Authority territory", Rajoub added. Read More »

Ramaphosa says he believes Khwezi was raped

perth_map

Ramaphosa believes South Africa's President Zuma guilty of rape : NewsDay Zimbabwe . In October, the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld an earlier decision by a lower court that the almost 800 corruption charges filed against Zuma before he became president be reinstated. Read More »

Pakistan allows Jadav's mother, wife to meet in Islamabad: FO

perth_map

An Indian diplomat will also be allowed to accompany Jadhav's wife and mother during the meeting. Pakistan Government has agreed to allow to let him meet his mother and wife on 25 December. As India took the case to International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May, Pakistan even told the United Nations court that "Pakistan doesn't see the merit in a state which sends a spy and is seeking access to a tool for terror". Read More »

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, ex-president of Argentina, faces arrest warrant

perth_map

The attack - which followed a 1992 bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people - devastated Argentina's Jewish population, the largest in Latin America at about 300,000 people. Kirchner told the press conference that the signing of the memorandum in 2012 "was an act of foreign policy that can not be prosecuted". "The case was absolutely paralyzed because Iran does not extradite its compatriots". Read More »

A little snow still possible

perth_map

Thursday will see highs stay in the 40s with cloudy skies and a chance of rain south of the Triangle, but most stay dry. Various school districts in the New Orleans area announced closures for Friday (Dec. We will monitor closely for changes in the forecast, but at this point the impacts should remain low based on the temperatures. It is possible a few isolated locations pick up slightly more than that. Read More »

Los Angeles Traffic Woes: Here Are the Roads Closed by the Fires

perth_map

A total of six major fires are now burning, and flames are heading south toward Santa Barbara and San Diego. "We are a long way from being out of this weather event", Ken Pimlott, director of Cal Fire, said at a briefing Thursday. Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas said the footprint of the Skirball Fire is the same as the 1961 Bel Air Fire, which destroyed around 500 homes. Read More »

Modi attacks Cong, says party tried to erase Ambedkar's contribution

perth_map

President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in paying homage to Dr Ambedkar by offering floral tributes to Baba Saheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliament House complex this morning. The PM said the government had developed five places associated with Ambedkar into pilgrimage spots. "I think this centre is for the youth... where they can see and understand the vision of Babasaheb Ambedkar", Modi said. Read More »

United Kingdom has till Friday to agree on potential deal

perth_map

But the agreement was scuttled at the last minute by a party that props up Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government. DUP leader Arlene Foster and Theresa May reportedly spent hours on the phone overnight discussing the post-Brexit Irish land border. Read More »

NBA Plans to Put a Minor-League Team in Mexico City

perth_map

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 17 points and Allen Crabbe contributed 15 as the Nets won consecutive games for the second time this season. Okafor and G Nik Stauskas will not play in the games in Mexico City , the second of which has the Nets facing the Miami Heat on Saturday. Read More »

Geoffrey Rush launches defamation lawsuit against Daily Telegraph newspaper

perth_map

The newspaper article last month said an Australian theatre company had received a complaint about "inappropriate behaviour" following the production of King Lear two years ago in which Rush was the star. Rush said the "situation is intolerable and I must now seek vindication of my good name through the courts" . The Daily Telegraph's editor Chris Dore said they would defend themselves in court over the matter. Read More »

North Korea Claims Inevitability of War 'Established Fact' as China Urges Calm

perth_map

They come a week after North Korea tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile to date, which it says can reach all of the US. White House National Security Adviser H.R. staff based in the country, the Associated Press reported. USA stealth fighter jets were not mobilized in Thursday's exercise, the military said, which saw the two strategic bombers enter the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ), fly to Jeju island and up the west coast, before returning to ... Read More »

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Wedding; Is it just a Rumor?

perth_map

Since two days, speculations have been doing rounds that Anushka and Virat are all set to tie the knot in Italy this weekend. Hounded by the paparazzi, the actress quickly made her way to the entrance of Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Read More »

Massive Chinese air drills warn USA 'not to provoke Pyongyang'

perth_map

The five-day drill is meant to improve the allies' wartime capabilities and preparedness, South Korea's defense ministry said. The massive week-long simulated air warfare exercise will include no less than a total of 230 aircraft including six stealthy top-of-the-line Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor air superiority fighters and six-possibly as many as 18-Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. Read More »

Lonzo Ball helps Lakers beat 76ers 107-104

perth_map

LiAngelo Ball and fellow freshmen basketball players Cody Riley and Jalen Hill created an worldwide incident that eventually involved President Donald Trump. Ball did not get to play against top pick Markelle Fultz because of Fultz's shoulder injury. The Sixers, down 85-70 less than a minute into the fourth quarter, stormed back to tie it behind Embiid and backup forward Richaun Holmes . Read More »

Senior North Korean diplomat meets United Nations political affairs chief

perth_map

It's not immediately known what the two discussed but Korean Peninsula issues, including the North's nuclear and missile programs, are expected to have been on the agenda. Before the meeting took place, the North Korean official expressed his hope that the discussion would be "full of sincerity", Kyodo News reported. Though the North's state media are prone to publishing alarmist rhetoric, North Korean authorities have regularly criticized the United Nations for its sanctions resolutions, ... Read More »

United States to maintain Russian Federation sanctions until it withdraws from Ukraine, Tillerson says

perth_map

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russian Federation from forging a closer relationship, suggesting that all other disputes were secondary. "We call on Russian Federation and its proxies to end the harassment, intimidation and its attacks on the OSCE special monitoring mission", he added. Read More »

India Joins Weapons Control Regime Wassenaar Arrangement

perth_map

This development will burnish India's nonproliferation credentials and broaden its access to sensitive technologies. About Indian application for the membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG ), Ryabkjov said that India's application can not be "interlinked" with that of Pakistan and that Moscow is discussing the issue with Beijing at different levels. Read More »

Real Madrid faces tough draw in Champions League Monday

perth_map

The defending champions drew 1-1 with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night to secure a place in the Champions League last-16 draw. Over the past five years, though, Premier League clubs have found it much more hard to make much headway in the competition. He said: "With five [English] teams to go through to the next round means the level of this league is very high". Read More »

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire

perth_map

The Israel Defense Forces sent soldiers to inspect the area for signs of impact, but, finding none, determined that the two rockets had not reached Israeli territory, a spokesperson said. Palestinian security sources said that two Israeli tank shells targeted a military post in central Gaza Strip, adding that no injuries were reported, but severe damage was caused to the military post that is close to the borders with Israel. Read More »

Cal Fire issues mandatory evacuations in San Diego County due to fire

perth_map

Trainer Mike Machowsky, contacted via phone by the TDN late Thursday, said his assistant at San Luis Rey reported that the fire began on the nearby hillside and quickly reached some of the barns at the edge of the property. As of 2:35 p.m., it was 1,000 acres in size with zero containment. Evacuations have been ordered in the area. "These are the kind of conditions that keep public safety officials up at night", Janet Upton, deputy director of the California Department of Forestry and ... Read More »

Bel-Air fire: 4 homes destroyed, 475 acres burned

perth_map

Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for parts of Bel Air as the fire approaches homes in the area. "This is that worst case scenario that we prepare for but hope doesn't happen". Deputy Fire Chief Charles Butler said firefighters and aircraft stopped the growth of the 475-acre blaze in the Bel Air neighbourhood. Estimated at 50 acres and fueled by 25 miles per hour winds, the blaze was expected to grow, Los Angeles authorities told the newspaper. Read More »

No exemption given under Odd-Even, Delhi govt tells Green Court

perth_map

While the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan had filed their action plans with the tribunal, the Delhi government had failed to do so. "The government wants to implement odd-even with exemptions..." Also, NGT had given the 48 hours time to Delhi government to submit its report against the Delhi air pollution action plan. Read More »

Turkish trader in U.S. sanctions trial accused of sexual assault by inmate

perth_map

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons could not immediately be reached for comment. A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testified Thursday he fears for the safety of his family and himself after the government of Turkey launched an espionage investigation and after he was attacked in prison by a knife-wielding inmate who claimed he was told to kill him for cooperating with US authorities. Read More »

House Passes Temporary Government Funding Bill

perth_map

He blamed Democrats, saying they want "illegal immigrants pouring into our country, bringing with them crime, tremendous amounts of crime". While the legislation eliminates the threat of an immediate shutdown, it does not resolve questions about how the government should be funded down the road. Read More »

Serena Williams to Get Her Own Building at Nike Headquarters in 2019

perth_map

Her message has garnered more than 4,000 likes, as well as words of advice from other parents. Along with her tweet, she posted a sweet photo of herself with her firstborn, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. Since welcoming her little girl three months ago, the smitten mom has enjoyed her share of heartwarming experiences, which she has faithfully documented for her fans on the tot's Instagram page. Read More »

Pearl Harbor Attack Remembered

perth_map

America's experience at Pearl Harbor reminds us we can not be trapped by our most recent historical events - that the heroes with us today ensured Pearl Harbor would not be the end of the story, the admiral said . "Every time the bell tolled it really resonated with me that these were real people, real families, and it was just an honor to remember them", said Rachel Hubbard, a junior at Valley Christian. Read More »

Trump's Planned Visit to Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening 'an Insult'

perth_map

Numerous seminal moments of the movement - the stories of Emmet Till, of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner, of Medgar Evers, of James Meredith, of Fannie Lou Hamer and the Freedom Riders and Freedom Summer - all happened on MS soil. "No", Moak said. He added that though the opening is meant to be a "special event", "Trump's visit will tamp that down". "We know that the work that we do is going to be in museums and on display not only through our generation but for all of the generations to ... Read More »

Sylmar, Kagel Canyon Wildfire Continues To Grow

perth_map

Hundreds of firefighters have responded to three massive fires threatening homes, structures and livestock. Officials were checking on several reports of people being trapped as a result of the fire, but those have not been confirmed, Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Stafford said. Read More »

Parents of Seminole Heights murders suspect to appear before judge

perth_map

Anthony Naiboa, Monica Hoffa, Benjamin Mitchell and Ronald Felton were shot and killed in separate incidents as they walked alone at night. Police do not believe there are any other suspects in the case. However, on Monday, December 4, Donaldson waived his bond hearing saying he will stay in jail until his trial. "And as our statutory obligation, our ethical obligation dictates us to exhaust every lawful investigative avenue", assistant state attorney Jay Pruner told the judge Thursday ... Read More »

Two rockets fired on Israel land in Gaza

perth_map

The army said it fired at two targets of "terrorist organizations" in response to three rocket attacks from Gaza earlier on Thursday. The Palestinian Authority called for a general strike in Palestinian cities as a result of Trump's declaration, while Hamas has taken a harder line and is advocating for a new Palestinian uprising. Read More »

Ed Sheeran Receives MBE From Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace!

perth_map

Comedian Tony Hawks was also recognised during the investiture ceremony and was awarded an MBE for his charity work in Moldova where he has opened a children's centre to help youngsters with chronic conditions. He also had the top two songs of the year with Shape of You and Castle on the Hill, which both feature on that album. "Honoured to be awarded an MBE today at Buckingham Palace x", Sheeran captioned a snapshot of himself holding the prestigious award. Read More »

Several Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle In New York City

perth_map

Further details were not immediately available. The SUV then struck a person on a bike. Police said it appears the crash was an accident, not an intentional act. They also say the driver of the vehicle is in custody. The crash happened less than a mile from the path where a driver plowed into bicyclists and pedestrians in October, killing eight people and injuring 12 others. Read More »

Iraq Summons US Ambassador over Jerusalem Decision

perth_map

Trump announced plans on Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, in addition to plans to move the USA capital from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Dozens of Iraqis protested the decision in Baghdad vowing to return in greater numbers the following day after Friday prayers. "The last time the @ statedept issued a " Worldwide Caution " because of a U.S. Read More »