• Dropping of murder charge against Siti according to law, says Mahathir
Dropping of murder charge against Siti according to law, says Mahathir

While the court discharged Siti Aisyah from the case, it rejected her lawyer's request for a full acquittal, as it said that the trial had already established a prima facie case and she could be recalled if fresh evidence emerged. Interpol had issued a red notice for four North Koreans who were identified as suspects by Malaysian police and had...

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  • Trump sharply criticizes British leader's handling of Brexit
Trump sharply criticizes British leader's handling of Brexit

Parliament voted later in the day to request a delay of the planned March 29 exit. But despite criticising Mrs May's approach at the negotiating table, Mr Trump reiterated his desire for a strong UK-US trade deal. Mr Trump told reporters he did not believe a second Brexit referendum could be justified, saying it would be "unfair" to the 52 percen...

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  • Vietnamese woman in N. Korea murder case loses bid for release
Vietnamese woman in N. Korea murder case loses bid for release

Malaysian authorities have rejected a plea to drop the murder case against Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader . The foreign ministry said in a statement that she was "deceived and did not realize at all that she was being manipulated by North Korean intelligence".

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  • Five dead, 36 injured in foot bridge collapse in Mumbai
Five dead, 36 injured in foot bridge collapse in Mumbai

The incident, which took place in the evening, saw a slab of the bridge collapse, killing six people and injuring 31. Fadnavis was speaking to reporters after meeting the injured in St George's Hospital nearby. Meanwhile, Mumbai BJP leader Sanju Verma said the bridge collapse was a "natural calamity". "The bridge was of BMC (Brihanmumbai ...

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  • House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report
House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report

Mueller III. If you're a Republican, wouldn't you rather leave it in Bill Barr's discretion as to whether to release Mueller's findings considering that (a) Barr is Trump's handpicked AG, (b) an outspoken skeptic of certain aspects of Mueller's investigation, and (c) unlike congressional Republicans, he'll actually know the contents of the repor...

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  • New Zealand mosque shooting updates: Many dead, shooter still active
New Zealand mosque shooting updates: Many dead, shooter still active

The video was from a Facebook Live stream believed to have been broadcast by one of the shooters. New Zealand police are responding to the incidents and local TV are reporting multiple casualties. Police in the New Zealand city of Christchurch said that there are "multiple fatalities" after active shooters opened fire in two mosques in th...

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"Frightening": Bangladesh Cricketers Escape New Zealand Mosque Shooting

After reports of casualties at the mosque, another mosque had been evacuated, said local media. "In response to a serious ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch all Christchurch schools have been placed into lockdown", NZ Police tweeted .

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  • BREAKING NOW: Rockets Fired Towards Tel Aviv, Missiles Intercepted by Israeli Defenses
BREAKING NOW: Rockets Fired Towards Tel Aviv, Missiles Intercepted by Israeli Defenses

One was reported to have been intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system while another one is said to have fallen in open territory. Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad - the two largest terrorist organizations in Gaza - denied responsibility.

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  • New book describes perils of crossing a White House power couple
New book describes perils of crossing a White House power couple

In a statement to the Times , Peter Mirijanian, a spokesman for Abbe Lowell, Kushner's lawyer, denied the book's claims, which paint the couple as the President's "chief enablers", according to the paper. Shortly afterward, Corallo received a call from a reporter who told him that one of Kushner's minions had been dispatched to trash Corallo's r...

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  • 'B****cks': United Kingdom attourney general responds to report on his Brexit advice
'B****cks': United Kingdom attourney general responds to report on his Brexit advice

Cox said he now considered that the legally-binding provisions of the new documents "reduce the risk that the United Kingdom could be indefinitely and involuntarily detained" within the backstop, "at least in so far as that situation had been brought about by the bad faith or want of best endeavours of the EU".

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  • How An iPhone Saved A Man From Bow And Arrow Attack
How An iPhone Saved A Man From Bow And Arrow Attack

The resident whipped out his mobile phone to take a photo of the armed man who was poised to fire. A 43-year-old Australian man's mobile phone was the only thing that stood between him and a pointy arrow during an attack in Australia Wednesday morning, according to police.

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  • Former soldier to face prosecution over killings — Bloody Sunday
Former soldier to face prosecution over killings — Bloody Sunday

The PPS said there was insufficient evidence to prosecute 16 other soldiers and two official IRA men. The decision means the PPS believes there is sufficient evidence to provide a reasonable prospect of conviction, and that prosecution would be in the public interest.

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  • Facebook Facing Criminal Investigation Into Device Data Share Deals
Facebook Facing Criminal Investigation Into Device Data Share Deals

The criminal investigation adds to a laundry list of probes since the Cambridge Analytica revelations one year ago placed a spotlight on the company's data and privacy practices. Federal prosecutors are investigating data-sharing deals struck between Facebook and makers of mobile computing devices. " We've provided public testimony, answered ques...

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  • US Says It Stands With India in Fighting Terrorism
US Says It Stands With India in Fighting Terrorism

An enormous explosion bursts out across the arid landscape as a powerful shockwave punches through the sky. "The weapon has been developed, integrated and qualified exclusively through indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers", according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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  • Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke Headed to Iowa this Weekend
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke Headed to Iowa this Weekend

A spokesman says O'Rourke will visit the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday to campaign for Eric Giddens, the Democratic candidate running in a state Senate special election there. "It's time Democratic voters in Iowa know who the real Beto O'Rourke is - an entitled, corrupt political climber", Club for Growth Action President David McIntosh...

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  • British PM Theresa May must chip away Brexit resistance bloc by bloc
British PM Theresa May must chip away Brexit resistance bloc by bloc

However, parliament is expected firmly to reject a "no-deal" Brexit as well, so MPs would then vote again on Thursday - on whether government should request a delay to the leaving date to allow further talks. She concluded the meeting by telling ministerial colleagues: "Today is the day". On the eve of Tuesday's vote in London , May flew to S...

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  • Reputed Boss Of Gambino Crime Family Gunned Down In New York
Reputed Boss Of Gambino Crime Family Gunned Down In New York

The Gambino operation is said to be one of the five historic Italian-US mafia families in NY. Family members were seen to rush into the street and sit crying next to his body. It was used as the location for fictional crime boss Don Corleone's compound in the 1972 film The Godfather. Gambino headed the organization until 1976, when he handed powe...

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  • Beto O'Rourke has confirmed he's running for president
Beto O'Rourke has confirmed he's running for president

Despite his defeat, O'Rourke swiftly emerged as a top Democratic presidential contender, drawing comparisons to Barack Obama for his charisma and hopeful message. "I'm a capitalist", O'Rourke told reporters last month. In the article, O'Rourke did not outright say he is running, be he said things like "I want to run".

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  • Body of missing British woman found in Guatemala
Body of missing British woman found in Guatemala

Prior to checking into the hotel, she had been staying in a campervan in the San Pedro, Lake Atitlan area of Guatemala with a friend. Formal identification has not taken place but Ms Shaw's family have been informed of the find. She then left again for the last time at 5.23am, heading in the direction of the lake. The trust said that at this po...

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  • Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off
Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off

The Max mock-up is the newest version of Boeing's workhorse 737 models, the world's most popular commercial aircraft. "Ethiopian is Africa's biggest airline and recently the airport in Addis Ababa overtook Dubai as the leading gateway to sub-Saharan Africa", NPR's Eyder Peralta reports.

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