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News : World

Mexican official fired over bodies stored in truck says he's a scapegoat

Wednesday  08:05,   19 september 2018
reuters

Mexican authorities fired a forensic official on Tuesday after an outcry over the storage of some 150 bodies in a refrigerated container truck that roamed towns in Jalisco state, where morgues are filled with victims of the country's drug...[...]

Toxic gas leak gives guests breathing problems at Sydney hotel

Wednesday  08:05,   19 september 2018
reuters

At least eight people at a publicly listed hotel in the Australian city of Sydney were hospitalized on Wednesday after breathing toxic gases flowing through the building's air conditioning system, an ambulance official said.A worker accidentally [...]

Canada opioid deaths hits 8,000

Wednesday  07:30,   19 september 2018
msn

More than 1,000 Canadians died of an apparent opioid overdose in the first three months of this year, bringing the toll since the public health crisis erupted in 2016 to 8,000, the public health agency said Tuesday. ...[...]

Strawberry sabotage akin to 'terrorism': Australia PM

Wednesday  07:30,   19 september 2018
msn

The tainting of supermarket strawberries with sewing needles is comparable to "terrorism", Australia's prime minister said Wednesday, as he demanded tougher sentencing in response to a nationwide scare. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],...[...]

New U.S.-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War

Wednesday  03:50,   19 september 2018
msn

The trade dispute could be leading to a commercial divorce and the uncoupling of a 40-year relationship.By next week, the United States and China appear likely to be on the brink of slapping tariffs on their entire goods trade, which exceeds $635...[...]

Britain, EU are close to achieving orderly Brexit deal: May

Wednesday  02:53,   19 september 2018
reuters

The United Kingdom and the European Union are close to agreeing an orderly Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in a German newspaper on Wednesday, urging the European Commission to evolve its position for the sake of a deal. Writing in...[...]

5.2 million children at famine risk in Yemen: charity

Wednesday  02:25,   19 september 2018
msn

More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, charity Save the Children warned Wednesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function...[...]

The Latest: Mattis says plane downing won't affect IS fight

Wednesday  02:00,   19 september 2018
msn

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the shootdown of a Russian military aircraft by Syrian forces complicates relations between President Bashar Assad and the Russian government but has "no effect whatever" on the U.S. campaign to defeat Islamic...[...]

Irish president signs 'abortion law repeal'

Wednesday  00:05,   19 september 2018
bbc

The Republic of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to overturn what was effectively a blanket ban on abortion.Irish President Michael D Higgins signed the abortion referendum bill into law on...[...]

85-year-old man fights off would-be robbers at betting shop

Tuesday  23:51,   18 september 2018
cbsnews

A fearless great-grandfather is being hailed as a hero after surveillance footage showed him scaring three weapon-wielding robbers from a betting shop in IrelandVideo showed Denis O'Connor sitting at Bar One Racing in Glanmire, County Cork, on...[...]

Russia-Turkey deal may delay, but not prevent, a battle for Syria's Idlib province

Tuesday  23:51,   18 september 2018
msn

The deal has been welcomed as a chance to avert widespread bloodshed, but it is so short on details that it is unclear whether it will work.The deal announced Monday has been broadly welcomed as an opportunity to forestall the full-scale Syrian...[...]

Future of U.S. Military in Syria Decision Coming Soon, Trump Says

Tuesday  23:26,   18 september 2018
rollcall

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will soon make a decision on the future of American military forces in Syria, calling a downed Russian plane by Bashar al-Assad’s forces a “very sad thing.” Russian President Vladimir Putin has pointed a finger [...]

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

Tuesday  23:05,   18 september 2018
msn

A Russian reconnaissance plane has been downed by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin calls "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances." The incident highlights the dangers [...]

DOJ orders two Chinese state-run media organizations to register as foreign agents

Tuesday  22:55,   18 september 2018
thehill

The Justice Department has ordered two Chinese media organization with strong ties to China's government to register as foreign agents in order to continue doing business in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal repoThe Wall Street Journal reported...[...]

'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges US to consider opening base

Tuesday  22:55,   18 september 2018
cnn

Polish President Andrzej Duda urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a joint news conference to deploy more US troops and military equipment to Poland, even suggesting the US establish a permanent military base and name it "Fort Trump.""I...[...]