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Florida bridge collapses 'leaving people trapped'

Florida bridge collapses 'leaving people trapped' FIU spokesperson Maydel Santana-Bravo said the university community was "shocked and saddened about the tragic events". The 950-ton 40-foot wide pedestrian bridge crashed to the ground across six lanes of road traffic on the Tamiami Trail, crushing a number of cars, the Miami Herald said. [Full Article...]

President Trump Has Ousted Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

President Trump Has Ousted Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State While Pompeo was a fierce critic of the deal as a lawmaker in Congress, he tempered his views his confirmation as Central Intelligence Agency director. He was promptly fired for contradicting the White House. Trump nominated Pompeo and Haspel for the new jobs Tuesday, after abruptly firing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . [Full Article...]

Critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night

Critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night New rainfall will be between a tenth and quarter-inch. The fire danger will be increasing again due to the strong winds but relative humidity will also increase slightly later today. Monday, there is an 80 percent chance of showers with a high near 54, the weather service said. A weak cold front will be here by Saturday (St. [Full Article...]

03:34'Bloody Gina' Takes the Reins at Central Intelligence Agency

03:34'Bloody Gina' Takes the Reins at Central Intelligence Agency Several Democrats criticized Trump's choices of Pompeo, saying that Pompeo's hawkish positions and seeming willingness to bend facts as CIA director - such as saying the intelligence community had determined that Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome of the 2016 election - made him unsuitable for the role of top diplomat. [Full Article...]

Syrian army advances in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian army advances in Eastern Ghouta In seven years of continued assault in Syria , over 400,000 people, including children have been reportedly killed in armed conflicts, leaving about 5.6 million refugees in the country. "We must find a way to lessen the suffering", Maurer said in the statement. The Observatory furr criticizes fact that Syrian rebels who support Turkish offensive have appealed to Sunni Arabs expelled from Raqa a... [Full Article...]

Microsoft cloud gaming division sets the stage for post-Xbox streaming

Microsoft cloud gaming division sets the stage for post-Xbox streaming When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella first took over the company, he stressed how Microsoft would become a "mobile first, cloud first" company in which Azure would drive Microsoft's future growth. Choudry adds that Microsoft believes there is going to be two billion gamers in the world, and it wants to be able to reach all of them, which, hopefully, cloud gaming should enable. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to build new £48m chemical weapons defence centre

United Kingdom to build new £48m chemical weapons defence centre The attack has left former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in critical condition. Mr Williamson will say the United Kingdom leads the world in research into chemical, biological and radiological warfare but that this expertise needs to be developed further to confront potential hostile activity by states and individuals. [Full Article...]

Mueller subpoenaed Trump Organization documents

Mueller subpoenaed Trump Organization documents The US special counsel, Robert Mueller , has subpoenaed the Trump Organisation to turn over documents, including some related to Russian Federation, according to two people briefed on the matter. The White House declined to comment specifically on the report and referred questions to the Trump Organization. "We're going to continue to fully cooperate". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia will have nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia will have nuclear bomb if Iran does Photo The Saudi prince said that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, "wants to create his own project in the Middle East very much like Hitler, who wanted to expand at the time". Under former president Francois Hollande, France nurtured closer ties with Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in particular, Saudi Arabia, due to its tough stance on Iran in nuclear negotiations. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. and Wife Vanessa May Be Getting a Divorce

Donald Trump Jr. and Wife Vanessa May Be Getting a Divorce Friends have revealed the couple's 12-year marriage is allegedly under increased strain since the US President 's eldest son took over running the family business with brother Eric and has been travelling extensively as a result, according to New York Post's Page Six . [Full Article...]

Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting

Newly Released Footage Shows What Deputy Did During Parkland Shooting Sheriff Scott Israel blasted Peterson eight days after the shooting, saying the deputy should have entered the building immediately, "addressed the killer, killed the killer". It begins with Peterson, wearing his deputy's uniform, standing between two buildings on campus talking to another adult, then appearing to speak into a radio handset on his shoulder. [Full Article...]

India responds to USA charges on export subsidies in WTO

India responds to USA charges on export subsidies in WTO It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. After consecutively losing two cases to the USA at the WTO on its ban on the U.S. Under the world trade body's guidelines, the least developed and developing nations have the option to boost their exports under certain provisions. [Full Article...]

A Crusader Against Police Violence Is Assassinated In Rio De Janeiro

A Crusader Against Police Violence Is Assassinated In Rio De Janeiro A police official told The Associated Press on Thursday that the 38-year-old councilor was killed by perpetrators who knew exactly where she was sitting in a auto that had blackout windows. "They come to kill our young!" she tweeted. On Feb.16, Brazil's federal government put the military in charge of Rio's local police amid a spike in violence. [Full Article...]

U.S. sanctions Russians for meddling, but puts off punishing oligarchs

U.S. sanctions Russians for meddling, but puts off punishing oligarchs The asset freeze, carried out through the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, covers numerous individuals and groups named in last month's indictment from the Mueller probe, as well as key members and branches of the Internet Research Agency, a group believed to have close ties to the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

President Trump looking to impose tariffs on Chinese imports, including tech products

President Trump looking to impose tariffs on Chinese imports, including tech products US officials, according to news accounts, are considering imposing as much as $60 billion in annual tariffs against Chinese information technology, telecommunications and consumer exports to the U.S.in an effort to trim its chronic annual trade deficit with Beijing by $100 billion. [Full Article...]

Defamation case: Kejriwal apologises to Bikram Singh Majithia for making 'unfounded' allegations

Defamation case: Kejriwal apologises to Bikram Singh Majithia for making 'unfounded' allegations Majithia has today released a letter sent to him by Kejriwal. These statements became a political issue. Majithia announced that he had chose to withdraw the defamation case filed against Kejriwal in an Amritsar court previous year after receiving a written apology from Kejriwal for the accusation he made at an AAP rally in the city. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for missing IL toddlers

Amber Alert issued for missing IL toddlers They are suspected to with Lynn Washington, 40, who is their father. Lynn Washington [Police Handout]Later that evening, Washington reportedly picked the children up from a family friend's home, then left in a 2004 or 2005 silver Chevrolet sedan. [Full Article...]

Sister of Charleston shooter arrested at school after Snapchat post 'caused alarm'

Sister of Charleston shooter arrested at school after Snapchat post 'caused alarm' Morgan Roof appeared in her social media post to disagree with the national event, writing, "nothing is gonna change". Roof has been transported to the Richland County Detention Center she was given a $5000 bond and is not allowed to return to school. [Full Article...]

Federal Nepal to get its first President today

Federal Nepal to get its first President today CPN (Maoist Centre) has 65 lawmakers in parliament and 108 in provincial assemblies, which account for 10,319 votes. With this, President Bhandari became the first President of federal Nepal and also the first Nepali President to be re-elected. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince Likens Iran's Supreme Leader to Hitler

Saudi Crown Prince Likens Iran's Supreme Leader to Hitler The Saudi crown prince, who is in Washington to push for an atomic deal with the United States that could pave the way for the Saudi regime to enrich uranium, says Riyadh will be quick to develop nuclear bombs if Iran does so. "Because he wants to expand", the prince explained. However, it's also a necessary step for producing one's own nuclear weapons, and while the declaration Tuesday insist... [Full Article...]


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