Floor collapse near Clemson University leaves at least 30 hurt, authorities say

22 Oct, 2018

Police said the clubhouse at The Woodlands, about three miles from Clemson, had been leased for a private party. Details on the extent of the injuries were not immediately available. "The clubhouse will be inspected by structural engineers as soon as possible". 'It was a lot to take in'. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who were injured and we apologise for any inconvenience".

Alberta Girl Guide sells out of cookies outside cannabis store

22 Oct, 2018

There's dogs and everything else", said her father, Seann Childs. Elina sold out her stock in just 45 minutes, making a total of $120 (US $91). Her father, Seann Childs, said they sold cookies going door to door in their neighbourhood a year ago, but people often weren't home or there would be big dogs in the yards.

Russian Woman Arrested for Election Interference

21 Oct, 2018

Investigating Russian interference in USA elections has largely been the purview of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III - though his probe is focused on the 2016 election and the Trump campaign. "Russian disinformation efforts are ongoing and sophisticated, and they are intent on dividing us and weakening our society and political system", said California Rep.

Migrant Caravan Tears Down Border Fence, Storms Mexico

20 Oct, 2018

More than 3,000 migrants are demanding they be let into Mexico , and ultimately through to the USA, with many heard chanting " We want to work! ". Jonathan Guzman, who joined the mass procession caravan en route, said he dreams of finding a construction job in Los Angeles. Mexico's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Chinese ambassador to United States says Beijing doesn't know who to deal with

18 Oct, 2018

Trump said this in an interview given to CBS News's 60 Minutes programme. China's top U.S. envoy said a meeting between presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump on the sidelines of next month's G20 summit would play a "key, irreplaceable role" in easing tensions.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank release official wedding photographs

15 Oct, 2018

As Princess Eugenie walked in wearing her stunning Peter Piloto gown and the Queen's Greville Emerald tiara , Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's faces were pure joy. The day has come for Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank to say I do. "Jack is a really sort of unbelievable bringer of light and he brings joy", she said in an interview with the BBC .

Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting

10 Oct, 2018

The suspect, a 23-year-old Palestinian man from the West Bank village of Shuweika, entered a factory and opened fire with a "Carlo", a homemade automatic weapon, said Conricus. At least 196 Palestinians, including at least 50 Hamas members, have been killed since the protests began. Israeli forces conduct overnight detention raids nearly on a daily basis across the West Bank, triggering clashes with residents.

At least 10 die after 5.9-magnitude natural disaster strikes Haiti

08 Oct, 2018

It said the injured are receiving treatment in hospitals. The quake struck about 12.3 miles (20 kms), west-northwest of the port of Port-de-Paix, the US Geological Survey ( USGS ) said. A woman watching the scene, 49-year-old Rosette Jerome, said no one in her neighborhood had been killed "but a child was seriously injured when a piece of the wall fell on it".

Chances growing of Brexit deal: EU’s Juncker

07 Oct, 2018

European Council President Donald Tusk said that such an arrangement would be "much further reaching on trade, internal security and foreign policy cooperation". The British government is expected to table new proposals in an attempt to break the impasse over the Irish border, but a role for the devolved assembly remains unclear.

Saudi ambassador told to explain Turkish journo's disappearance from Saudi consulate

07 Oct, 2018

Speaking to reporters at the presidential complex in Ankara, Ibrahim Kalin said Turkish authorities believed the journalist was still at the consulate. "I hope this issue will be resolved smoothly". Khashoggi's fiancee told AFP that there had been no news about the journalist. He was famous for interviewing Osama bin Laden several times and also served as a media aide under Prince Turki al-Faisal, when the latter was Director General of the Saudi intelligence agency.

Pence attacks China on 'predatory' trade, 'coercion' and military 'aggression'

06 Oct, 2018

The newly minted U.S. -Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, or USMCA, will grant an expanded 3.6% market access to the domestic dairy market and eliminate competitive dairy classes, which will shrink the Canadian industry, according to a statement by Dairy Famers of Canada.

Interpol head goes missing after China visit, French police starts probe

06 Oct, 2018

In China, he holds the post of deputy minister of public security - now the highest point of a 45-year-long political career. An unnamed French judicial official said Meng arrived in China at the end of September but added that there had been no news of him since.

Julie Swetnick backs off sexual misconduct allegations in interview

05 Oct, 2018

Swetnick said last week in an affidavit that Kavanaugh was present at a house party in 1982 where she alleges she was the victim of a gang rape, a claim he vehemently denies . Swetnick also claimed in her initial statement that the boys at these parties would line up outside bedrooms, waiting their turn to rape the incapacitated women inside.

US And Chinese Warships Almost Collide In South China Sea

05 Oct, 2018

Navy characterized as " unsafe and unprofessional" comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China. The USS Decatur was in the region conducting a so-called "freedom of navigation operation ", which the US periodically undertakes as a display to China that Beijing's claim to sovereignty over the waters and islands in the area has not been internationally recognised.

'A very scary time for young men in America,' Donald Trump says

03 Oct, 2018

Meanwhile, Kavanaugh, who has denied all the allegations, has found a supporter in Trump . Ludington said he was a varsity basketball and that Kavanaugh enjoyed socializing with athletes. Another two messages show communication between Kavanaugh's team and former classmates before The New Yorker story broke, suggesting Kavanaugh knew about Ramirez's allegations in advance.

Police reportedly questioned Kavanaugh after bar fight in 1985

03 Oct, 2018

In the report, Dudley denied throwing a Collins glass at a patron, identified as Dom Cozzolino. Chad Ludington - who played basketball at Yale with Dudley, when Kavanaugh also attended the Ivy League school - said Kavanaugh and Dudley once got into a bar fight together.

Trump decries ‘trauma’ done to Kavanaugh, calls for ‘comprehensive’ investigation

02 Oct, 2018

The investigators will compile information about Mr Kavanaugh's past and provide their findings to the White House and include the information in Mr Kavanaugh's background file, which is available to senators. President Donald Trump ordered the FBI on Friday to reopen Mr Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused Mr Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Kavanaugh accuser says he doesn't belong on Supreme Court

30 Sep, 2018

He also reiterated his position that all four accusations are a result of a smear campaign concocted by the Democrats to hinder his confirmation to the Supreme Court . "To my colleagues, I say that winning at all costs is too high a cost". The president defended his nominee against multiple sexual abuse allegations, calling Kavanaugh "one of the highest quality people" he's ever met.

Warning lifted just before tsunami strikes Indonesian village

30 Sep, 2018

Earlier , a 7.7-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Sulawesi island. Writing on his official Twitter account Friday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that he was monitoring the situation and preparing for any post-earthquake eventualities.

'I believed he was going to rape me,' Ford tells Senate panel

28 Sep, 2018

They have been seared into my memory and have haunted me episodically as an adult. I am terrified. I am here because I believe it is my civic duty. Chuck Grassley , the top Republican on the committee. On the topic of why she has chosen to come forward, she will say in her statement, which can be read here. "My responsibility is to tell the truth".

New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate committee

28 Sep, 2018

Both Kavanaugh and Ford are expected to be questioned by senators on the committee and a career prosecutor enlisted by the Republican majority. She did not, however, name him as one of her alleged attackers that night. As I told this Committee the last time I appeared before you, a federal judge must be independent, not swayed by public or political pressure. The nominee has vehemently denied all of the allegations ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing coming up on Thursday ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Adultery not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court

28 Sep, 2018

The apex court's five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the beauty of the Constitution is that it includes "the I, me and you". We argued that Section 198 of the Cr.P.C violated Article 14 of the Constitution of India because they fail the test of reasonable classification as they carve out arbitrary classifications in favor of the husband.

Venezuela’s Maduro making surprise United Nations trip as pressure grows

27 Sep, 2018

Delcy Rodriguez, the executive vice president of Venezuela and Jorge Rodriguez, the minister of popular power for communication and information, and Vladimir Padrino, the defense minister also were also sanctioned by the US government. The president is a vocal critic of socialism and communism and has used impoverished regimes like Venezuela and North Korea to highlight the stark consequences that result from these ideologies.

Montreal Expecting Severe Thunderstorms And Risk Of Tornadoes

26 Sep, 2018

So, some of the thunderstorms may produce some downpours and gusty winds. A mixed mode of line segments and more discrete supercells is expected, and a tornado or two may occur with the strongest embedded circulations. A cool front is out to our west right now, bringing in the cooler air on Wednesday , but first we've got some rains and possible severe weather to get through today .

Rouhani warns USA over preventing Iran from exporting oil - ISNA

26 Sep, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, top center, reviews army troops marching during the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Khomeini, outside Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Sept.

President Trump: I’m Not Meeting With Iran Until They Change Their Behavior

26 Sep, 2018

While he praised China's President Xi Jinping for his role in the North Korea peace process, Trump had harsh words for Beijing amid a growing trade war, saying the commercial imbalance with the Asian power "cannot be tolerated". "Even worse, some countries abused their openness to dump their products, subsidize their goods, target our industries and manipulate their currencies to gain unfair advantage over our country".

Dallas Police Chief Fires Amber Guyger

25 Sep, 2018

The news release said an internal affairs investigation concluded that Guyger "engaged in adverse conduct" when she fatally shot Jean at his South Side Flats apartment on the night of September 6. Jean". Guyger had recently ended a 15-hour shift when she returned in uniform to the South Side Flats apartment complex. Guyger entered Jean's apartment allegedly thinking it was her own, then shot its occupant, who was black and unarmed.

ISIS releases video purporting to show Iran military parade attackers

24 Sep, 2018

Soldiers crawled about as gunfire crackled. Ahvaz is in the center of Khuzestan province , where there have been sporadic protests by the Arab minority in predominantly Shi'ite Iran . "This crime is a continuation of the plots of the regional states that are puppets of the United States, and their goal is to create insecurity in our dear country", Khamenei said in a statement published on his website.

Rosenstein Proposed Recording Trump, Using 25th Amendment To Oust Him Last Year

22 Sep, 2018

He noted that Rosenstein never specifically denied bringing up the 25th amendment, merely that he now sees "no basis" to invoke it now. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump a year ago amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with exchanges at the time .

Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

20 Sep, 2018

September 23, 1991: Biden says in a statement reported in the Times that this is the date on which Hill agreed to allow the FBI to investigate the allegations. "Now this is really what #MeToo is all about, if you think about it", said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, for how she handled a letter she received from Blasey in July that detailed the alleged incident.

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