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OR man survives chilly ordeal by eating hot sauce packets OR man survives chilly ordeal by eating hot sauce packets
- March 04, 2019

Not long after, the pair found themselves snowed in on a forest service road, and without any way forward, Taylor chose to sleep in his vehicle overnight. After being rescued, Taylor posted his thanks on his Facebook , saying that he got lucky, and isn't ever going to do that again, which is probably the main lesson to be learned here. (more...)
Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado
- March 04, 2019

It appeared Sunday evening that two tornadoes hit Lee County back-to-back within the span of one hour, CNN Meteorologist Gene Norman said. Sheriff Jay Jones told local news outlets they were still pulling people from the rubble, and some had been hospitalised with serious injuries. (more...)
Bolton: North Korea should give 'full accounting' of Warmbier's death Bolton: North Korea should give 'full accounting' of Warmbier's death
- March 04, 2019

A court there sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor for the alleged offense of stealing a propaganda poster. He died a few days after he returned home blind, deaf and with severe brain damage. "I'm in such a disgusting position because in one way I have to negotiate". "I've heard the president talk about Otto Warmbier on any number of occasions in the Oval Office. (more...)
Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign in NY Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign in NY
- March 04, 2019

At a launch rally in Brooklyn, where he grew up, Mr Sanders, 77, told a roaring crowd estimated at 13,000 that they would win by "putting together the strongest grassroots campaign in the history of USA politics". Tickets to the event are free and open to the public, but the Sanders campaign says admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis. "He came to the USA to escape the crushing poverty that existed in his community, and to escape widespread anti-Semitism". (more...)
Longford weather forecast for Monday from Met Éireann Longford weather forecast for Monday from Met Éireann
- March 04, 2019

Wednesday will start wet, particularly for the east of the country, and then a gradual clearance from the west through the morning/afternoon. "[This] is where we could see 70 to 80 miles an hour". Met Éireann has issued an update on Sunday's weather with heavy rain expected to to "turn into sleet and snow as the day goes on". An unexpectedly large amount of snow has accumulated in Offaly as the cold weather that has collided with Storm Freya is bringing more snow than forecast. (more...)
Explained: What does UNSC blacklisting of Osama bin Laden’s son mean Explained: What does UNSC blacklisting of Osama bin Laden’s son mean
- March 04, 2019

The junior bin Laden has released audio and video messages on the internet calling for attacks against the West and has threatened revenge for his father's 2011 killing by US forces, the department said in a statement. Hamza Bin Laden is emerging as a leader of the Islamist militant group, officials say . The younger bin Laden was placed on a terrorist list by the U.S. (more...)
Jerrold Nadler says Democrats not ready for Trump impeachment effort Jerrold Nadler says Democrats not ready for Trump impeachment effort
- March 03, 2019

Democrat Jerrold Nadler said on ABC News' This Week that the targets include the president's son Donald Trump Jr; Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organisation; and the US Justice Department. There was no immediate comment from the White House and the Trump Organization on Nadler's remarks. He said the committee on Monday would release the list of people and organisations it would request documents from. (more...)
Search for missing girls in California stretches into third day Search for missing girls in California stretches into third day
- March 03, 2019

The sheriff's office plans to hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon to provide the community information pertaining to anything they may find this morning. Rescuers were hopeful about finding the girls Saturday after they came across prints from the girls' rubber boots and wrappers from the granola bars, Lt. (more...)
Brexiteers outline European Union deal terms Brexiteers outline European Union deal terms
- March 03, 2019

Sir Graham Brady indicated he could swing behind the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement ahead of crunch Commons votes as he expressed optimism about a breakthrough over the Northern Ireland backstop. "Once we have that, my colleagues in parliament need to recognise the strength of feeling", he wrote in the Mail on Sunday newspaper. Fox says the ERG proposal for a legally-binding mechanism by which Britain could escape the so-called backstop seemed to be a "genuine" attempt "to try to ... (more...)
Pentagon plan sees United States troops exit from Afghanistan by 2024 Pentagon plan sees United States troops exit from Afghanistan by 2024
- March 03, 2019

However, the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani-led government has expressed a desire to directly hold talks with Taliban "for sustainable peace" in Afghanistan . "So, only in that case there will a sustainable peace and stability in the country", Shaheen said when asked whether talks with the USA would deter the Taliban from unleashing its upcoming spring offensive in Afghanistan. (more...)
West Virginia GOP displays poster featuring Ilhan Omar and a 9/11 scene West Virginia GOP displays poster featuring Ilhan Omar and a 9/11 scene
- March 03, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar to September 11 terrorist attacks. The sign , which loomed over a table loaded with other Islamophobic flyers on a " WV GOP Day " at the legislature on Friday, bore an image of the burning World Trade Center in NY, juxtaposed with a picture of Omar , one of the first Muslim congresswomen ever elected. (more...)
Egypt calls for calm dialogue between Pakistan, India Egypt calls for calm dialogue between Pakistan, India
- March 03, 2019

The fresh anti-militancy drive was launched after a Kashmiri suicide bomber, a member of a Pakistan-based militant group, killed 40 Indian paramilitary police on Feb 14. The current violence marks the most serious escalation of the long-simmering conflict since 1999, when Pakistan's military sent a ground force into Indian-controlled Kashmir . (more...)
Death toll in Somalia bombing, clashes rises to 18 Death toll in Somalia bombing, clashes rises to 18
- March 03, 2019

VOA's reporter on the scene says government security forces cordoned off the entire area and began collecting dead bodies, barring journalists from getting close to the building that was under siege. Health officials said it was too early to estimate the full impact of the attack. Numerous victims of Thursday's attack suffered horrific injuries and local hospitals were said to be struggling to cope with causalities. (more...)
UK Teen Who Joined ISIS Moved From Refugee Camp After Threats UK Teen Who Joined ISIS Moved From Refugee Camp After Threats
- March 03, 2019

The 19-year-old Miss Begum and her son, Jerah, were moved from the Al-Hol camp in the North of the war-torn country due to what lawyer Tasnime Akunjee has described to the media as "safety concerns around her [Begum] and her baby". But she is believed to have run away from it overnight following the death threats and reached the Al-Roj refugee base, located near the Iraqi border. (more...)
Venezuela moving oil company office to Russian Federation Venezuela moving oil company office to Russian Federation
- March 03, 2019

Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams . The U.S. text stressed the need to "prevent further deterioration" of the humanitarian situation and to allow unhindered access for the delivery of aid throughout the country. "We are very closely cooperating and coordinating all our steps in the global arena", Mr Lavrov said. Under Maduro's leadership, the economy of Venezuela has spiraled out of control. (more...)
Trump ridicules 'socialist' Democrats, other foes in rhapsody to conservatives Trump ridicules 'socialist' Democrats, other foes in rhapsody to conservatives
- March 03, 2019

He railed against Chinese tariffs on American goods and said the USA loses $500 billion a year to the world's second biggest economy - "such a disaster". "And when I look at what is happening on the other side, I encourage it. And it's a very, very delicate balance", Trump said. "There's no collusion, so now they morph into, "Let's inspect every deal he has done". (more...)
North Korea Leader Kim Says Ready To Denuclearise North Korea Leader Kim Says Ready To Denuclearise
- March 03, 2019

Asked if they were discussing human rights, Trump said they were discussing everything. During a recent telephone call with President Trump , South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that he would take the responsibility for inter-Korean economic cooperation, without any comment on the dismantlement of Pyongyang's nuclear arms programs. (more...)
Trump Delivers A Slashing Speech That Rouses Supporters
- March 03, 2019

Ahead of the announcement, Trump invited Hayden Williams, a conservative activist who was assaulted at the University of California , Berkeley last month, on stage to discuss the February 19 incident. Vice President Mike Pence, during his speech to the group on Friday, looked back at past successes and shared a call to action for the future. Trump has accused them of bias. (more...)
Labour To Push For UK Commons Vote On Second Brexit Referendum Labour To Push For UK Commons Vote On Second Brexit Referendum
- March 03, 2019

Goldman Sachs said it expected many Brexit-supporting Conservative lawmakers to accept a revised deal, partly because the Labour Party was tilting towards a second referendum. But former minister Caroline Flint warned that a second referendum would be opposed by a number of Labour MPs, as well as members and voters who "want the Labour Party to stand by its promise, and the promise was to respect the referendum". (more...)
Huawei pleads not guilty to accusations it stole T-Mobile’s trade secrets Huawei pleads not guilty to accusations it stole T-Mobile’s trade secrets
- March 02, 2019

Ltd, 18-cr-457, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn); Attorney General of Canada on behalf of the U.S. v. Wanzhou Meng, Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver Registry Court File: 27761. Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Wednesday said that the government is yet to take a decision on whether to allow Chinese gear makers to take part in 5G trials, saying the government would examine all security-related issues on the back of apprehensions raised by ... (more...)
Jay Inslee, Washington governor, launches presidential bid focused on climate change Jay Inslee, Washington governor, launches presidential bid focused on climate change
- March 02, 2019

Inslee from a picture, and what they thought about his running platform. "If he qualifies for the first Democratic primary debates - likely, given the Democratic National Committee's relatively low threshold for appearing on stage - Inslee will press the issue", wrote David Siders and Daniel Strauss for Politico . (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory Begins Tonight At 9 PM Winter Weather Advisory Begins Tonight At 9 PM
- March 02, 2019

Our in house model is hinting at patchy freezing drizzle especially north of I-70 however most models keep the area dry and precipitation up north in Nebraska so we'll keep an eye on that threat. There will be less than 1 inch of snow on the ground for the evening commute. Temperatures falling through the 30s. Central Minnesota is in line for two to four inches of snow. (more...)
Somali militants holed up as battle rages in Mogadishu Somali militants holed up as battle rages in Mogadishu
- March 02, 2019

At least 19 people have been killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu , ambulance workers said Friday, as security forces fought to end a almost 20-hour siege by Al-Shabaab insurgents. The attack comes days after U.S. forces in Somalia stepped up air strikes against the group, which is fighting to dislodge a Western-backed government protected by peacekeepers. (more...)
Mass grave found as US-backed forces close on final IS bastion Mass grave found as US-backed forces close on final IS bastion
- March 02, 2019

Bali would not speculate on how long the military operation might take but said he expects a 'fierce battle'. The military campaign to uproot the fighters from the eastern banks of the Euphrates River began in September, pushing them down toward this last corner in the village of Baghouz, near the Iraqi border. (more...)
British climber whose mother died on K2 missing on climb in Pakistan
- March 02, 2019

Two foreign mountaineers Daniele Nardi from Italy and Tom Ballard from the United Kingdom, who were making their way to up to Nanga Parbat mountain though a new route, the Mummery Spur, lost touch from the camp on Sunday. The Foreign Office said it is working with Pakistani authorities. Chris Bonington, mountaineer and a family friend of Ballard, told BBC Radio 4 earlier Thursday that the pair were "attempting a very, very hard route up Nanga Parbat, up the Mummery spur, which is the ... (more...)
De-escalation delayed: India & Pakistan exchange shelling on Kashmir border, casualties reported De-escalation delayed: India & Pakistan exchange shelling on Kashmir border, casualties reported
- March 02, 2019

The Defence Ministry has applauded the Wg Cdr Abhinandan for his valiant discharge of duties during his custody in Pakistan and said the country has found "the best" of Indian Armed Forces in him. In the Express Tribune , lawyer Shahzaib Khan wrote that Pakistanis "have a reason to boast ... the Prime Minister (Imran Khan) has done Pakistan proud by not engaging in chest thumping or war-mongering for political gain". (more...)
Pompeo: US anxious over Chinese moves threatening navigation Pompeo: US anxious over Chinese moves threatening navigation
- March 02, 2019

Pompeo also warns President Rodrigo Duterte of another threat lurking in the region-terrorism. The remarks were an attempt to reaffirm the 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty that Philippines' security officials want re-examined because of concerns over its vagueness, Reuters reported. (more...)
Sully the service dog has new role helping wounded vets Sully the service dog has new role helping wounded vets
- March 02, 2019

The pup also received a new "military uniform" - a cameo vest - to authenticate his enrollment. Sully H.W. Bush became famous as canine caretaker and constant companion to the 41st US president in the final stages of his life. Miller said that although Bush's death greatly impacted Sully , when he left Long Island for his new job, "he went into it with a big smile and he had his tail wagging 100 miles per hour". (more...)
Pakistan Needs To Know India's War Is With Terror, Not Pakistan Pakistan Needs To Know India's War Is With Terror, Not Pakistan
- March 02, 2019

THAI is monitoring the situation closely in order to properly assess the situation and plans to operate flights on an alternative route that does not pass Pakistan and is now awaiting for airspace authorization. Pakistan and India have fought three wars since independence from British colonial rule in 1947, two over Kashmir, and went to the brink of a fourth in 2002 after a Pakistani militant attack on India's parliament. (more...)
Pakistan shuts airspace to commercial traffic Pakistan shuts airspace to commercial traffic
- March 02, 2019

Senator Payne said "the cycle of escalation.is very risky for all concerned". Two fighter jets of Indian Air Force were shot down by Pakistan Air Force in bright day light on Wednesday. Ghafoor, the Pakistani military spokesman, said the strikes were aimed at "avoiding human loss and collateral damage". Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag took to Twitter as they made their sentiments clear about this matter. (more...)

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