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Official description of Fortnite Season 8 reportedly leaked

Official description of Fortnite Season 8 reportedly leaked

The news was revealed by @ FortTory , with the upcoming Fortnite map location appearing in a store description for a Fortnite backpack. They later added: "Uhmmm Sharky Shrubs". So the last ...

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Tanzania jails Chinese 'Ivory Queen' 15 years for smuggling

Tanzania jails Chinese 'Ivory Queen' 15 years for smuggling

Tanzania's Director of Public Prosecutions accused Yang of running a sophisticated supply chain between East Africa and China, using her ties to the Chinese and Tanzanian elite to move ivory across th...

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Swiss avalanche 'buries 12 skiers' at Alps resort

Swiss avalanche 'buries 12 skiers' at Alps resort

Photos of the avalanche are now circulating on social media. The local newspaper Le Nouvelliste reported that Crans-Montana Mayor Nicolas Féraud had said between 10 and 12 people were buried in th...

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Two Indian fighter jets crash after collision in Bengaluru

Two Indian fighter jets crash after collision in Bengaluru

One pilot was killed and two more injured following the crash in India on Tuesday morning. Two pilots ejected and have been evacuated to the Command Hospital. "A Court of Inquiry will investigate the ...

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Teacher gets short haircut to match bullied student

Teacher gets short haircut to match bullied student

Shannon Grimm has been been teaching at Meador Elementary School for two years. "So, I did something today". Grimm nominated the 5-year-old for the district student of the month award for her ...

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Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

Police intervened to protect philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut after he was targeted by a group of protestors on the fringe of a demonstration in central Paris on Saturday, according to vide...

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Four in five Vatican priests are gay, claims book

Four in five Vatican priests are gay, claims book

The 570-page expose, titled In the Closet of the Vatican , claims that four in five clerics in the Roman Catholic Church are homosexuals - but aren't necessarily sexually active. Martel denounced the...

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113 tourists will be evacuated from Haiti because of violent street protests

113 tourists will be evacuated from Haiti because of violent street protests

Clashes between police and protesters left at least one dead on Wednesday in Port-au-Prince, bringing to at least seven the number of people killed since protests began a week earlier. Since February ...

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Quiet Tuesday before an active Wednesday forecast

Quiet Tuesday before an active Wednesday forecast

Snow began overnight and continues, though lighter this morning. Snow accumulations of up to under one inch and a light ice glazing will be possible. "Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4". TUESDAY...

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Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

The two sides had agreed to a pullout in December during the Sweden talks, but neither ever followed through. "The next RCC is expected to convene within a week with the aim to finalize an agreement...

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Saudi defends app allowing men to monitor women relatives

Saudi defends app allowing men to monitor women relatives

Apple CEO Tim Cook, told National Public Radio that he had not heard about the app but would "take a look at it if that's the case". Many Saudi women have pointed out that criticism of the app is ...

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Dozens of migrants rescued from boat off Dover coast

Dozens of migrants rescued from boat off Dover coast

Two British Border Force cutters and a coastal patrol vessel were involved in the rescue, according to United Kingdom authorities. Aided by the lifeboats, the migrants were seen being helped onto a ...

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Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Run For US Presidency In 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Run For US Presidency In 2020

The full interview is set to be released later Tuesday morning. Sanders, a political independent and democratic socialist who caucuses with Democrats in the Senate, said he would push in his campa...

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Karl Lagerfeld dead: Chanel director dies aged 85

Karl Lagerfeld dead: Chanel director dies aged 85

This comes after the creative director had missed a number of fashion shows due to ill health. Karl Lagerfeld has sadly passed away at the age of 85. The designer has been an icon of fashion sin...

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More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

According to SeaWorld, each gondola is equipped with blankets, and the they have been in contact with passengers via intercom, News 8 reports . According to the latest update from The San Diego Fir...

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Seven MPs quit Labour in move to shake up Britain’s ‘broken’ politics

Seven MPs quit Labour in move to shake up Britain’s ‘broken’ politics

The seven MPs who quit Labour have been challenged to stand in by-elections. Rumblings of a Labour party split look set to reach a head as sources told the media the disaffected MPs would resign tod...

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Search for missing British tourist in Australia after belongings found on beach

Search for missing British tourist in Australia after belongings found on beach

Their rental auto, a silver Commodore, was later found in the vehicle park containing other belongings, including travel documents. NSW Police Inspector Michael Aldridge told the Port Macquarie N...

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Trump’s pick for United Nations ambassador, Heather Nauert, withdraws

Trump’s pick for United Nations ambassador, Heather Nauert, withdraws

Mr Trump's initial United Nations ambassador , Nikki Haley , served for the majority of the administration's first two years. "And I think she's going to be respected by all". Last month, CNN re...

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Huawei's founder says world can't live without it

Huawei's founder says world can't live without it

Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou , the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated . The US, Australia and New Zealand past year blocked Huawei from p...

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Rod Rosenstein, central figure behind Mueller inquiry, expected to step down

Rod Rosenstein, central figure behind Mueller inquiry, expected to step down

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed in an interview that aired Sunday that Rosenstein broached the idea of wearing a wire to the White House in May 2017, days after James Comey was sack...

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Four People Dead in Michigan Shooting, Including 3 Children

Four People Dead in Michigan Shooting, Including 3 Children

The sheriff's department says that among the four dead are three children and an adult woman. The sheriff said her team is still investigating the scene and speaking with people who called 911 to re...

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North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation

North Carolina's elections board holds hearing on ballot fraud allegation

A new election committee was set to meet Monday to decide whether voters in North Carolina's 9th District will re-run a midterm race for the House. The race wasn't certified, leaving the country's o...

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Top advisor to Canada PM Trudeau resigns amid controversy

Top advisor to Canada PM Trudeau resigns amid controversy

Here's a simple question for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Since Trudeau hasn't expressed concerns about those statements by Lametti, why can't the previous attorney general comment on the same iss...

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India takes Pakistan to UN's highest court in spying case

India takes Pakistan to UN's highest court in spying case

The International Court of Justice commenced the oral hearing on Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav , 48, on Monday at The Hague . Harish Salve in ICJ: On 19th June, 2017, India responded to the ...

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Americans Arrested and Held in Haiti on Criminal Conspiracy, Illegal Weapon Charges

Americans Arrested and Held in Haiti on Criminal Conspiracy, Illegal Weapon Charges

Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste reported that seven foreigners and a Haitian were in the group picked up by police on Sunday night. The arrests came 10 days after protests began against corruption ...

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Roger Stone Apologizes for ‘Improper’ Instagram Post on Judge in Court Filing

Roger Stone Apologizes for ‘Improper’ Instagram Post on Judge in Court Filing

The order also warned that if Stone continued to speak out, it could harm his case, writing, "one factor that will be considered in the evaluation of any future request for relief based on pretrial pu...

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George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

Although it was widely lauded as an expression of the joy felt across the United States on the day Japan surrendered, in more recent times some have considered it, as Time Magazine wrote , "as little...

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Weiner Out: Disgraced Ex-Pol Leaves Jail For Halfway House

Weiner Out: Disgraced Ex-Pol Leaves Jail For Halfway House

A once-rising star in the Democratic Party who served almost 12 years in Congress, Weiner had a dramatic and sordid fall from grace after he sent a lewd picture of himself to a college student over Tw...

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Taliban say unable to attend Pakistan talks; blame travel blacklist

Taliban say unable to attend Pakistan talks; blame travel blacklist

The letter says that Taliban pose threats to Afghanistan's peace and stability and that nine members of the Taliban delegations are on the United Nations sanctions list and that the reports of the Tal...

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Besieged IS militants refuse to surrender, ask for an exit

Besieged IS militants refuse to surrender, ask for an exit

The first blast was caused by an explosive device planted under a vehicle in Qusour neighbourhood during rush hour, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. He said they either died al...

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