• Theresa May wants new security treaty with EU
Theresa May wants new security treaty with EU

May conceded that there's no existing security arrangement between the 28-nation EU and a non-member that reflects the full depth of the existing EU-UK relationship, but argued that there's precedent in "comprehensive strategic relationships" in fields such as trade and there's "no legal or operational reason" why such an accord couldn't be reached...

Read more

  • Russians rout Slovenia 8-2 in Olympic hockey
Russians rout Slovenia 8-2 in Olympic hockey

At 11:47, Lara Stalder's power play goal put Switzerland ahead 2-1, but OAR leveled the score about two minutes later on a goal by Viktoria Kulishova. "Everybody was trying to do too much". "We don't like each other", says USA defenseman Jonathan Blum. The feisty Greenway -who said "I don't see any reason why we're not in the gold medal game"-didn'...

Read more

  • United States Hockey Team Allows Slovenians to Believe in Miracles
United States Hockey Team Allows Slovenians to Believe in Miracles

Oshie won it in the shootout. "We have a lot of young players". Goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway had staked the Americans to a two-goal lead after two periods, and Slovenia had managed just 12 shots against the U.S.net. "I still have some gas left in my tank, so I hope I score some more ", Kovalchuk said. Coach Tony Granato chalked i...

Read more

  • A Powerful Earthquake in Mexico
A Powerful Earthquake in Mexico

The ministry issued a statement saying two people on the ground were killed when the helicopter came down. A magnitude 7.2 natural disaster that struck southwest Mexico in the Oaxaca region, causing buildings to sway in the capital Mexico City over 200 miles away, has hit directly within the parametric trigger zones for the recently issued ...

Read more

  • Source tells Global PCs will quash Brown's bid for leader
Source tells Global PCs will quash Brown's bid for leader

Patrick Brown stepped down as head of the center-right Progressive Conservatives after broadcaster CTV News reported that two women had accused him of sexual misconduct. Brown has been fighting claims by two women that he gave them alcohol and tried to coerce them into sex when they were very young women. "Patrick Brown is a just and upright ma...

Read more

  • Demonstrators gather for Gun control rally
Demonstrators gather for Gun control rally

This week's carnage at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla ., was just one more very bad day when a lot of Americans died, a lot more wept and, in the face of new calls for gun control, a president shrugged. The massacre, among the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history, has yet again sparked debate about U.S...

Read more

  • All eyes on North Koreans in pairs figure skating
All eyes on North Koreans in pairs figure skating

Without specifying any preconditions, he expressed a positive attitude toward direct talks with North Korea. He's since said he did not try to avoid Kim Jong Un's sister at the Olympics , but did ignore her. Panic would also ensue from neighboring Japan-which also hosts American army bases and also faces frequent threats from North Korea and Jap...

Read more

  • Robert Mueller Russia Indictment: Russian Bot Farm Interfered In Presidential Election
Robert Mueller Russia Indictment: Russian Bot Farm Interfered In Presidential Election

The office of the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 USA election announced charges Friday against 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russia entities. "We didn't meddle in the American political life", said Kislyak, who was posted in Washington when Trump's White House win stunned the world.

Read more

  • European Union divided over Western Balkan enlargement
European Union divided over Western Balkan enlargement

The European Commission has earmarked six states to join the bloc within the next seven years: Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. Austria's foreign minister also spoke in favour of a swift integration of the region. "It is obvious the USA has a Western Balkans strategy, Russian Federation has a Western Balk...

Read more

  • Teacher Hailed As A Hero After Quick Thinking During Shooting Saved Lives
Teacher Hailed As A Hero After Quick Thinking During Shooting Saved Lives

Jarboe continued: "She said, 'Knock it down or open it with a key". Her quick thinking was credited with saving their lives while 17 students and faculty members were killed. Rospierski is a social sciences teacher at Stoneman Douglas High School in south Florida. Authorities say Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the school, legally purchased the...

Read more

  • Sanders rebuffs WaPo on Trump focusing on shooting responders: 'Very misleading'
Sanders rebuffs WaPo on Trump focusing on shooting responders: 'Very misleading'

The FBI, the top U.S. law enforcement agency, admitted it had received a chilling warning in January from a tipster who said the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz, could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow up . Discussing the school shooting, police said the 19-year-old suspect in Florida, Nikolas Cruz, opened fire with an...

Read more

  • There are still bodies at the school, Broward sheriff says
There are still bodies at the school, Broward sheriff says

As investigators tried to establish the motive for Wednesday's shooting rampage, students and neighbors portrayed Cruz as an often odd and hostile figure who threatened others, talked about killing animals, and posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media.

Read more

  • North Korean skaters don't have Olympic medal, but they won the crowd
North Korean skaters don't have Olympic medal, but they won the crowd

The North and South squads were combined to symbolize the hopes of political discussions toward a unified Korea, or at least a de-escalation of tensions between South Korea and North Korea, which has aggressively ramped up its nuclear program and rhetoric against the United States .

Read more

  • Abe and Trump united in demanding nuclear-free North Korea
Abe and Trump united in demanding nuclear-free North Korea

Security Council resolutions. "I haven't given any thought to reunification". Last January, the U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted her along with six other North Korean officials for "severe human rights abuses" and censorship that concealed the regime's "inhumane and oppressive behavior".

Read more

  • 4-year-old Akron girl fatally shot during apparent domestic dispute
4-year-old Akron girl fatally shot during apparent domestic dispute

Warrants for murder and weapons under disability have been issued for Bitting, who is considered armed and risky. Police said around 10:30 p.m. on February 16 officers responded to a shooting on the 900 block of Mercer Avenue. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notification. The child, who has not been identif...

Read more

  • Central AL Forecast: Warm and Rainy This Weekend
Central AL Forecast: Warm and Rainy This Weekend

Chance of precipitation is 20%. Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. The entire day will not be a washout. Rain chances will start to decrease by late afternoon. Temperatures are in the upper 50s to lower 60s! Clouds return overnight with a 30% chance of rain late. Sunday was mild and overcast. High temperatures Tuesday are...

Read more

  • Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse
Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse

Scicluna and Cruz will meet on Saturday morning in a church in NY, the Chilean victim told Radio Cooperativa. Francis is facing the most urgent crisis of his papacy over his support for Barros, whom he made a bishop in 2015 in face of protests from Catholics.

Read more

  • US, Russian Officials Respond To Mueller's Indictment
US, Russian Officials Respond To Mueller's Indictment

The indictment accuses 13 Russians and three Russian companies of mounting " interference operations" to sway the presidential election away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump . Of the national's charges , three are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud and five were charged with aggravated identity theft...

Read more

  • Man and teen killed in Horsham level crossing crash
Man and teen killed in Horsham level crossing crash

The tragedy happened just before 9am today in Horsham, West Sussex. Officers from the British Transport Police attended the scene with paramedics and Sussex police officers. 'People should expect some disruption to services in the area while we investigate'. There are no reports of other fatalities or injuries. National Rail said the collis...

Read more

  • German and French spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation
German and French spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation

She said Germany had not fundamentally changed its position on Brexit . With other parts of the exit negotiations mired in uncertainty, London hopes a security treaty would entrench mutual co-operation under common goal of protecting European population against threats that do not recognise global borders.

Read more

  • Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno
Boko Haram Kills 15 In Borno

Two of the bombers attacked the Tashan Kifi fish market. "There were a lot of people doing last minute shopping when the suicide bombers hit the market", he added. He added that Nigeria was not actually fighting an external war but it is nearly like brothers fighting against brothers, which makes it a bit hard even for the armed forces to curtail...

Read more

  • Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday
Winter Storm Watch: Snow storm to impact travel across Utah Sunday, Monday

Madison could see some snow on Saturday as well. Heavy snow is possible with snow accumulations of four to seven inches. This system holds nearly a whole range of scenarios, so stay tuned as things develop, but also be prepared to see pretty much every kind of precipitation.

Read more

  • Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders
Kim Jong Un impersonator does not impress the North Korean cheerleaders

Top row from left, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un; right, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Television visuals from the North Korean state broadcaster suggested that Hwang Pyong-so, who held the rank of Vice Marshal, attended the commemorative events of the 76th anniversary of the birth of the former leader Kim...

Read more

  • President Trump Addresses Florida Shooting
President Trump Addresses Florida Shooting

If you need help, turn to a teacher, a family member, a local police officer or a faith leader. Answer hate with love; answer cruelty with kindness. "Answer cruelty with kindness", he said . Trump has had some missteps in this area since becoming President, which the official attributed to his personality. "It's an incredible thing", Trump said.

Read more

  • President Trump Visits Florida Hospital In Wake Of Deadly School Shooting
President Trump Visits Florida Hospital In Wake Of Deadly School Shooting

When Mr Trump tweeted his "prayers and condolences", 16-year-old Sarah Chadwick responded by writing : "I don't want your condolences you f***ing price [piece] of s***, my friends and teachers were shot". "My job is to protect my children, and I sent my kid to school". But he extended few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning, ...

Read more