• Peru bus plunges off highway killing dozens
Peru bus plunges off highway killing dozens

But the numbers don't match as the number of dead and injured is more than the passenger list. It was also not known if the driver was among them. Air Force helicopters are helping rescue survivors. The cause of the accident remains unknown, however Jacqueline Choque, head of the Office of National Defence and Civil Defence of the Regional Governme...

Read more

  • British Columbia takes aim at housing speculation
British Columbia takes aim at housing speculation

Liberal jobs critic Jas Johal said he wants a budget that respects taxpayers. Jock Finlayson , chief policy officer at the Business Council of British Columbia , called the $500 million of revenue to be generated from new housing tax announcements "significant", noting the funds will likely go toward housing affordability initiatives, and towar...

Read more

  • McCrory & Thompson: Reflecting on the Passing of Billy Graham at 99
McCrory & Thompson: Reflecting on the Passing of Billy Graham at 99

A very special man. We send out deepest condolences to the Graham family. He and his supporters held massive gatherings - called the Billy Graham Crusades . He blessed their inaugurations, dedicated their libraries and presided over their funerals . Former President Barack Obama wrote on Wednesday that Graham "gave hope and guidance to ge...

Read more

  • United States envoys want United Nations to back Trump's Mideast peace plan: diplomats
United States envoys want United Nations to back Trump's Mideast peace plan: diplomats

While the issue of Israel has frequently caused divisions between the U.S. and other United Nations members, the rift has become particularly wide since Trump announced the embassy move in December 2017. In his response to Abbas speech, the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, described a history of peace talks that often ended ab...

Read more

  • Stepmother of Missing 5-Year-Old Kansas Boy Arrested
Stepmother of Missing 5-Year-Old Kansas Boy Arrested

Saturday to report five-year-old Lucas Hernandez was lost in southeast Wichita . He said the best thing people can do is submit tips by calling (316) 383-4661. The grandmother stated that family members contacted social services and reported abuse in the past in another state, but nothing had yet been done about it to her knowledge.

Read more

  • Facebook ads boss in fake news Twitter storm
Facebook ads boss in fake news Twitter storm

Three cheers for the Russian trolls, who meddled in the USA election, for giving a huge boost to the reputation of the embattled Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is Target No. President Donald Trump used one of his favorite tactics to attempt to shift focus away from his campaign and administration: blame the Democrats.

Read more

  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued
Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Allegany, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from 1 a.m.to 4 p.m. Thursday. One to two inches of snow and ice are expected to accumulate. A light and variable wind will become east northeast around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon.

Read more

  • Donald Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'
Donald Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun 'bump stocks'

Students have turned activists in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School atrocity and have led calls for stricter gun controls in the country where school shootings have become routine. If President Donald Trump is truly serious about his vow to come up with "solutions" to gun violence, he has a golden chance to show it this week. "We can d...

Read more

  • Trump directs DOJ to ban 'bump stock' gun accessories
Trump directs DOJ to ban 'bump stock' gun accessories

Trump spoke during a White House ceremony Tuesday recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers. Trump said "We have to do more to protect our children". The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had concluded in 2010 that bump stocks weren't regulated by existing law . Sen. "Today we begin the process of ...

Read more

  • Number of United States anti-Muslim groups growing under Trump, watchdog says
Number of United States anti-Muslim groups growing under Trump, watchdog says

Since 2014, the number has jumped 20 percent, it said. According to the study, there were 233 black nationalist hate groups in the U.S.in 2017, up from 193 in the previous year. In a call with reporters, Heidi Beirich, head of the SPLC's Intelligence Project, likened the men's rights groups' rhetoric about women to the way the white nationalist o...

Read more

  • Trump directs USA justice department to ban gun modifications
Trump directs USA justice department to ban gun modifications

Past efforts to address gun violence in Congress have failed. Survivors from the Parkland, Fla., high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting on February 14, walk past the house legislative committee room on Wednesday, to talk to legislators at the state Capitol, regarding gun control legislation, in Tallahassee, Fla.

Read more

  • Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys compensation ruling
Police lose Supreme Court challenge over John Worboys compensation ruling

But a panel of five justices at the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal today. Responding to the judgement, Sir Craig said: "There is no doubt that it will have implications for how we resource and prioritise our investigations".

Read more

  • Florida dominates TripAdvisor's 2018 'best beaches' in the country awards
Florida dominates TripAdvisor's 2018 'best beaches' in the country awards

Located on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos' commercial and tourism hub, Grace Bay boasts a long stretch of soft sand round a attractive clear bay. Interesting to note, Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica also ranked in the top ten on the listing. Winners are determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratin...

Read more

  • Glencore to pay bumper dividend
Glencore to pay bumper dividend

The company saw its income and earnings soar previous year, benefitting from a recovery in resource prices. Under the dividend policy, Glencore distributes a 1 billion United States dollars payment, supplemented by at least another 25% of the cash generated by industrial assets.

Read more

  • Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders
Trump tweet 'not necessarily' linking shooting to Russian Federation investigation: Sanders

That is the responsibility of the shooter, certainly not the responsibility of anybody else". Sanders insisted that was not what Trump thought. "I think he's making the point that we would like our Federal Bureau of Investigation agencies to not be focused on something that is clearly a hoax in terms of investigating the Trump campaign and its ...

Read more

  • American women win cross-country skiing gold
American women win cross-country skiing gold

She can take over sole possession of the lead with a medal in either the final two women's events - the team sprint relay or the 50-kilometer mass start. "In the individual races you are skiing for yourself". Former Norwegian alpine skiing champion Kjetil André Aamodt, now a commentator for TV Norge during the Olympics, said Mowinckel's victory "...

Read more

  • Ivanka Trump to meet South Korea's Moon on Olympics trip
Ivanka Trump to meet South Korea's Moon on Olympics trip

U.S and North Korean relations were at an all-time low over the past year with leaders of both countries taking personal jabs at one another. The vice president invited slain American college student Otto Warmbier's father to join him in South Korea and met with several courageous North Korean defectors on his trip.

Read more

  • Anthony Davis addresses future trade possibilities
Anthony Davis addresses future trade possibilities

Davis, who was a starter, wore Cousins' No. 0 jersey to honor his fallen teammate at the beginning of the game. "I know what it takes to win championships; we've got it'". During the same interview, Davis reflected on the possibility of spending his best playing years on a non-contender rather than requesting a trade.

Read more

  • Palace rejects U.S. intel report tagging Duterte as threat to democracy
Palace rejects U.S. intel report tagging Duterte as threat to democracy

He wants to uphold the rule of law. The government statement also suggested that the Philippines takes the report more seriously because it came from the intelligence community and not the State Department, and hinted that the Asian nation's top leadership is concerned the us may decide to meddle in the country's internal affairs.

Read more

  • Florida House Rejects a Motion to Consider a Bill Banning Assault Rifles
Florida House Rejects a Motion to Consider a Bill Banning Assault Rifles

The students on the seven-hour bus ride checked their phones, watching videos and reading comments on social media about the shooting, some of which accused them of being liberal pawns. President Trump will hold a listening session today on school safety. The Senate is also considering boosting spending on mental health programs for schools...

Read more

  • Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial performance at #BRITs
Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial performance at #BRITs

A source tells the Daily Mirror: 'Ariana fell ill and was going to come in spite of that, but was ordered by her doctor to not fly'. Ariana Grande was scheduled to attend and perform a special tribute at the 2018 Brit Awards later tonight, dedicated to the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.

Read more

  • President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban
President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban

Most automatic rifles have been illegal to own in the USA since 1986, so bump stocks create a loophole in the law. Trump said the point of these meetings is to "develop concrete steps that we can take to secure our schools, safeguard our students and protect our communities".

Read more

  • Lindsey Vonn Retiring: Will 2018 Be Skier's Last Olympics?
Lindsey Vonn Retiring: Will 2018 Be Skier's Last Olympics?

Norway took the silver and Italy bronze in a thrilling sprint finish that saw the Germans missing the podium despite dominating much of the race. Meanwhile, Vonn competed a day ago in downhill, where she won the bronze medal ( she won gold in Vancouver).

Read more

  • Billy Graham, Evangelist Known as 'America's Pastor,' Dead at 99
Billy Graham, Evangelist Known as 'America's Pastor,' Dead at 99

But Jerushah Armfield, Billy Graham's granddaughter, criticized the president and said she disagreed with her uncle , noting, "I just don't want [Trump] to be held up as the poster boy for Christian evangelicals because he doesn't represent most of us".

Read more

  • No Evidence that Russia Meddled in 2016 US Election
No Evidence that Russia Meddled in 2016 US Election

The Kremlin has repeatedly denied it tried to influence the 2016 election, casting such allegations as part of an anti-Russian campaign in the United States which it says is primarily created to hurt Trump politically. "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election". "I'm not sure why they continued to sit on that information", he said. ...

Read more