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7 killed in gas pipeline explosion in Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong

7 killed in gas pipeline explosion in Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong

He said that local police and firefighters are still continuing rescue operations. Boshak added that the death toll may rise as police chief Mohammed Mohsin said at least 25 people were hospitaliz...

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Man drowns after vehicle slips off Co Donegal island pier

The second man, who is 30, escaped from the auto and got to safety, according to gardaí (Irish police). Local sources say they may have been trying to turn the auto on the pier when it slipped into ...

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Ethiopian undecided whether to take more Boeing 737 MAX jets

Ethiopian undecided whether to take more Boeing 737 MAX jets

The Seattle Times is reporting that in addition to the 385 in-service aircraft, more than 300 have been built since the grounding and the FAA has said it will inspect each one before it is allowed to ...

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China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea

The carrier, which was launched in 2017, crossed the sensitive waters on Sunday before entering the South China Sea for "scientific research tests and routine training", navy spokesman Cheng Dewei sai...

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TikTok's owner may be readying a streaming music service

TikTok's owner may be readying a streaming music service

The Beijing-based start-up is looking to launch the yet unnamed music app initially in emerging markets, including India , Indonesia and Brazil , the FT reported , adding that the company is expe...

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Pelosi invites Trump to testify as new witnesses prepare

Pelosi invites Trump to testify as new witnesses prepare

And a majority of the Democrats were already on record of wanting to impeach this president before the Ukrainian call even happened. As Schiff told Yovanovitch, "some of us here take witness int...

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9 shot, some fatally, as family gathered to watch football game

9 shot, some fatally, as family gathered to watch football game

The TV stations reported that others were taken to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition, and some are in critical but stable condition. "Our prayers are with the families of the man...

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China carrier on way to South China Sea after Taiwan passage

China carrier on way to South China Sea after Taiwan passage

Cheng said it was "normal practice" for carriers that are under testing to conduct cross-regional trials. Taipei's foreign minister Joseph Wu tweeted that China "intends to intervene in #Taiwan's el...

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Russia says it will return captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday

Russia says it will return captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday

The transfer of vessels will take place in the neutral waters of the Black Sea. The TV channel Crimea 24 released footage of the three Ukrainian boats being towed by the Russian coastguard across ...

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No injuries as planes collide at Frankfurt airport Berlin

No injuries as planes collide at Frankfurt airport Berlin

A spokeswoman for Frankfurt airport said the incident happened at around 6:00 pm (1700 GMT) on Saturday. She said that there were no injured people and the causes of the crash remain unclear. Air Na...

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Google gets access to masses of USA healthcare data

Google gets access to masses of USA healthcare data

Just hours after the secret project was revealed, the two companies announced the collaboration in a press release , in which they said the joint project would see Ascension's data moved onto Go...

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Trump Pardons Officers, Restores Navy SEAL’s Rank In War Crimes Cases

Trump Pardons Officers, Restores Navy SEAL’s Rank In War Crimes Cases

The president also restored the rank of Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL, who was convicted of posing with a corpse of an enemy combatant in Iraq. troops. "Clint will now...

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Hong Kong protest: Police threaten to use lethal force in crackdown

Hong Kong protest: Police threaten to use lethal force in crackdown

UBC's vice-provost global Murali Chandrashekaran said in a statement Friday that 32 of the school's students are now attending four Hong Kong universities, some of which have been taken over by p...

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Trump assails Pence aide who testified in impeachment probe

Jennifer Williams arrives for a closed-door interview at the Capitol in Washington. According to the transcript, Williams testified that Pence never discussed opening any investigations with Zelensk...

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UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit Transition Period Will Not Be Extended

UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit Transition Period Will Not Be Extended

Britons will vote on December 12 after parliament agreed to an early election, seeking to end three years of deep disagreement over Brexit that has sapped investors' faith in the stability of the wo...

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NY Times: Bloomberg admits he was wrong, apologizes for 'stop and frisk

NY Times: Bloomberg admits he was wrong, apologizes for 'stop and frisk

Tennessee's top election officials say Bloomberg has requested a petition that would require securing 2,500 signatures from registered voters in less than a month if he wants to qualify for the state'...

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Numerous people overheard Trump-Sondland Telephone, Democratic lawmaker says

Numerous people overheard Trump-Sondland Telephone, Democratic lawmaker says

Sondland said that Trump only cared about the "big stuff", prompting Holmes to note that "big stuff" like a war with Russian Federation was happening in Ukraine, according to his testimony . During h...

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2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

Emboldened after his sermon, thousands of protesters rallied in the southern hotspots of Kut, Hilla, Nasiriyah and Basra, correspondents reported. Colleges, universities and different establishments c...

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Hong Kong Protests: Siege of Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Protests: Siege of Polytechnic University

It follows a Hong Kong police officer being admitted to hospital after being shot in the leg by an arrow on Sunday afternoon. GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Some readers may find images in this story c...

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Trump Slams Pence Aide Set to Testify at Impeachment Hearing

Trump Slams Pence Aide Set to Testify at Impeachment Hearing

Although the White House initially said Mr. Trump would not watch Yovanovitch's hearing, the president took no time to go on the offensive after it started, quickly highlighting on Twitter some of t...

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Did Schiff Unfairly Squelch Stefanik at Impeachment Hearing?

Did Schiff Unfairly Squelch Stefanik at Impeachment Hearing?

Stewart said Democrats are "changing the goalposts" and insisted it's "perfectly appropriate" to push for investigations because it's "investigating corruption broadly". She said no. Do you have any e...

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In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation

Trump says his call with Zelenskiy was "perfect" while Republican lawmakers criticize the impeachment process as unfair. "Of course president's appoint ambassadors but people don't insult people espec...

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Schiff Claims Trump Intimidated Impeachment Witness, White House Responds

Schiff Claims Trump Intimidated Impeachment Witness, White House Responds

In classic Adam Schiff fashion, the Democrat Congressman turned to fear-mongering, implying that President Trump was an even bigger threat to our Republic than China or Russian Federation. "I wa...

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The New MacBook Pro is $100 Less on Amazon than Apple

The New MacBook Pro is $100 Less on Amazon than Apple

The Touch Bar places controls right at your fingertips and adapts to different apps to provide useful functions without having to navigate complex menus or memorize keyboard shortcuts. Here are the be...

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2K Games Posts a Statement on WWE’s 2K Page Being Hacked

2K Games Posts a Statement on WWE’s 2K Page Being Hacked

At the very least, we hope that the company's social media account managers have switched to more secure passwords and enabled two-factor authentication. We are aware that social media accounts across...

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Obama admin. was concerned about Hunter Biden and Ukraine

Obama admin. was concerned about Hunter Biden and Ukraine

Responding to GOP counsel Stephen Castor's question at the House Intelligence Committee's second public impeachment hearing , Yovanovitch testified that she had been informed about the gig Biden Juni...

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Trump disputes North Korea: Joe Biden ‘somewhat better’ than a ‘rabid dog’

Trump disputes North Korea: Joe Biden ‘somewhat better’ than a ‘rabid dog’

The word "tyrants" was heard at the exact moment a picture appeared on the screen of Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un shaking hands at their Singapore summit previous year. Trump responded ...

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump will have 'every opportunity to present his case'

Pelosi, California Democrat, said on CBS's " Face the Nation ". House Democrats and the Intelligence Committee, led by the Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), are investigating allegations that Trump abuse...

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Briefing: Twitter Political Ads Ban Applies to Candidates, Not Causes

Briefing: Twitter Political Ads Ban Applies to Candidates, Not Causes

A day later, Twitter India chose to personally convey the change in policies to the Indian politicians and political parties, in order to not hamper their relationship. At the time, Dorsey defined pol...

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Khamenei blames counter-revolution, enemies for 'sabotage' in Iran gasoline price protests

Khamenei blames counter-revolution, enemies for 'sabotage' in Iran gasoline price protests

Some have publicly criticized the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "Some people are no doubt anxious by this decision. but sabotage and arson is done by hooligans not our people". Netblocks, a...

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