• United Nations says 220 killed in fighting over Libya's capital
United Nations says 220 killed in fighting over Libya's capital

The fighting resulted in the temporary closure of Tripoli's Mitiga airport, the city's only functioning airport after the main airport was destroyed in 2014. Libya is split between rival governments in the east and west. President Donald Trump phoned Hifter earlier this week, expressing U.S. support for the leader's perceived stance against ter...

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  • Happy Easter 2019 wishes, greetings, messages to send your family and friends
Happy Easter 2019 wishes, greetings, messages to send your family and friends

NUPENG's message made available to DAILY POST on Sunday was signed by its National President, Comrade Williams Akporeha. In Eastern Christianity, the season of Pascha begins on Pascha and ends with the coming of the 40th day, the Feast of the Ascension.

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  • California couple who starved and shackled their children sentenced to life
California couple who starved and shackled their children sentenced to life

The couple pleaded guilty in Riverside County Superior Court in February to torture and other abuse and neglect so severe it stunted their children's growth, led to muscle wasting and left two girls unable to bear children. David Turpin had been an engineer for Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Louise Turpin , also apologised, saying she ...

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  • Flash flood watch in effect as storm rolls in
Flash flood watch in effect as storm rolls in

A flash flood watch remained in effect until 10 a.m. for an area encompassing Lehigh, Northampton and Warren counties, as well as other portions of eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and DE and northeastern Maryland. The heavy rain could cause rapid accumulation, leading to risky flash floods, weather.gov says. Those living in areas prone to floo...

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  • North Korea Test-Fires New Weapon, First Since Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit
North Korea Test-Fires New Weapon, First Since Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit

Pompeo has said some minor relief, including the possible easing of travel restrictions, could be considered in the short- to medium-term but that the crippling sanctions the North most wants removed will not be lifted until it fulfills what he says have been Kim's repeated pledges to Trump to completely denuclearize.

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  • Ministry building under attack in Kabul
Ministry building under attack in Kabul

No one claimed responsibility for the assault, which left people stranded in the tall building. By early afternoon, he said at least two of the attackers had been killed and gunfire could no longer be heard. An Afghan security force officer carries a child rescued from the building of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in Kabul...

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  • 30 dead as explosions rock churches, hotels in Sri Lanka
30 dead as explosions rock churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

Dozens of people have been confirmed dead, after a series of bomb blasts during Easter Mass in targetted several churches and worldwide hotels across the island. A Sri Lanka state-run newspaper, the Daily News, reported that more than 500 people have been hospitalised with injuries caused by the blasts. Earlier, Wickremesinghe tweeted that "the...

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  • Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains
Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains

It would increase the production of automotive parts and create new jobs , but also "lead to a small increase in the prices and small decrease in the consumption of vehicles in the United States". and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. Chief executive Jim Mulhern of the National Milk Producers Federation said the new free trade agreement would safegu...

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  • Moon has message for Kim Jong Un from Trump, sources say
Moon has message for Kim Jong Un from Trump, sources say

The "advantages" of the weapon were "the peculiar mode of guiding flight and the load of a powerful warhead ", KCNA said. Mr Pompeo visited North Korea four times a year ago - including for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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  • California couple gets life sentence for torturing children
California couple gets life sentence for torturing children

District Attorney Mike Hestrin said the victims were only allowed to shower once a year. They were sometimes tied up for "weeks or even months at a time", the Riverside district attorney said previous year. He said the girl described a routine in which the children were forced to sleep 20 hours a day and in the middle of the night ate a combination...

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  • Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat
Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

The office said in a statement that the girl died at the hospital while the boy has non-life-threatening injuries. Their names weren't immediately released. Local news outlets report a school bus carrying preschoolers was briefly trapped between downed trees on a road near Utica. A system is pushing across the eastern portion of the United States...

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  • Highest temperatures of 23° expected today
Highest temperatures of 23° expected today

Your Easter weekend has officially started and there's more good new because today is going to be an absolute scorcher. . Afternoon temperatures of 18 to 22 or possibly 23 degrees. Lows of 6 to 9 degrees Celsius. By midweek a slow moving storm system will spread showers and storms back across the area. According to Met Eireann, Sunday looks like ...

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  • Latest Easter forecast with record temperatures expected on bank holiday weekend
Latest Easter forecast with record temperatures expected on bank holiday weekend

For Sunday , it looks like a blend of clouds and sunshine trying to develop in the afternoon, but there's also another area of morning showers possible. The weather forecast for today, Good Friday , from Met Eireann is for it to be dry and it will become warm in many areas with hazy sunshine. Winds will be light this morning, and then out of the ...

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  • Wall collapse leaves 13 dead at KZN church
Wall collapse leaves 13 dead at KZN church

Thirteen worshippers have been killed after the wall of a church where they were taking part in Passover prayers collapsed on top of them. Lennox Mabaso, spokesperson for the provincial Cooperative Governance Department, commented that:ally lost their lives and a total of 29 people were transported to hospital .

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  • Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days
Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

The Extinction Rebellion group has reeked havoc in London since Monday, causing disruption to at least 500,000 people with protests dotted around the City. We have much, much less time than we thought. Some have been asked to work 12-hour shifts, while rest days and leave has been cancelled. Debbie Wright, an engineer from Norwich, who was ...

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  • Woman shot dead as riots break out in Northern Ireland
Woman shot dead as riots break out in Northern Ireland

Based in London , Harris is the CEO of 89up, a campaigns agency. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Lyra McKee today. Not long before her murder, McKee tweeted a photo of the riots with the caption "Derry tonight". Asking around for people who I should reach out to, I got a unanimous response, "you have to speak to Lyra McKee "...

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  • Trump vetoes measure to end USA involvement in Yemen war
Trump vetoes measure to end USA involvement in Yemen war

This resolution is an unnecessary, unsafe attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and fearless service members, both today and in the future. Trump argued that USA support for the bloody war between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government and Iran-aligned Houthi rebels was necessary for a variety of re...

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  • Avalanche in Banff National Park; three climbers presumed dead
Avalanche in Banff National Park; three climbers presumed dead

He adds climbers are aware of the risks when they go out climbing and strive to take an unsafe environment and try to minimize the risks as much as possible. The Austrian climber also became the youngest person to win an International Federation of Sport Climbing World Cup in both lead climbing and bouldering.

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  • Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad
Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

The US President's daughter is now a White House senior adviser. She was travelling in Africa to promote a global women's initiative. Currently, Ivanka serves as a White House adviser to her father and undertakes work on issues such as workforce development and women's empowerment.

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  • Extinction Rebellion Norwich halts London for a second day
Extinction Rebellion Norwich halts London for a second day

Among a total of 113 arrests, five people were detained on suspicion of criminal damage at Shell's headquarters. More than 120 environmental activists have been arrested as main roads and junctions in London remain blocked on the second day of protests .

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  • Boeing Stocks Jump As FSB OKs Planned 737 Max Software Update
Boeing Stocks Jump As FSB OKs Planned 737 Max Software Update

Industry analysts noted that while Boeing is pouring time and efforts to convince global regulators that it's now infamous 737 Max is still safe to fly, the process could stretch for up to three months. Boeing has been developing and testing a software change to the system that will now factor in input from a second sensor. In terms of pilot t...

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  • Former Mass. governor Weld formally announces White House bid
Former Mass. governor Weld formally announces White House bid

He endorsed Democrat Barack Obama over Republican nominee John McCain in 2008, though he later said that had been a mistake. Welcome to the 2020 circus, Bill Weld . In his announcement video, Weld touted his history in MA, citing tax cuts and a balanced budget. He was ranked the most fiscally conservative governor in the country by the Cato ...

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  • President Trump is preparing a rebuttal to the Mueller report
President Trump is preparing a rebuttal to the Mueller report

But the redactions will likely still make parts of the report hard to read. Federal and state prosecutors across the country - from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., and the Southern District of NY - are pursuing several inquiries and investigations that grew out of the Mueller probe.

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  • Friday brings risk of severe weather to DC region
Friday brings risk of severe weather to DC region

WHAT: Should any storms form Wednesday afternoon and evening, there is a good chance they could become severe. The impacts overnight keep the hail and switch to a mainly wind and heavy rain threat. The storm system slows down on Friday as it approaches the East Coast with more severe weather. An enhanced risk is now in place for parts of ...

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  • One Man Dead, Another Critical After Melbourne Nightclub Shooting
One Man Dead, Another Critical After Melbourne Nightclub Shooting

A 29-year-old man and a 50-year-old man both sustained non-life threatening injuries. A 28-year-old is still is fighting for life at The Alfred hospital. The Porsche's getaway driver nearly crashed the auto as they sped from the scene of the shooting and the vehicle was later found burnt out. Among the victims were three of the venue's security...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Mad at Israel for Reelecting Netanyahu, Threatens Cutting Military Aid
Ocasio-Cortez Mad at Israel for Reelecting Netanyahu, Threatens Cutting Military Aid

While she's still using Facebook to enlist support for her Green New Deal and to raise funds, Ocasio-Cortez says she has suspended her personal account on the Website. In a letter hand-delivered to Ocasio-Cortez's office Friday, Republican Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky told the congresswoman he "was greatly trouble to hear of your comments about o...

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  • GoFundMe for boy injured at Mall of America raises over $400,000
GoFundMe for boy injured at Mall of America raises over $400,000

A Gofundme page has been set up by Noah Hanneman, who says he is a friend of the family. A GoFundMe for the child has raised more than $350,000. "Thank you again for all of your support, we are truly gracious to be surrounded by a community that reaches out to help those in need", the family friend said.

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  • Julian Assange hit embassy staff, says president of Ecuador
Julian Assange hit embassy staff, says president of Ecuador

A war of words has broken out between the Ecuadorian government and Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange . Belmarsh has frequently been used in high-profile national security cases, including that of former Finsbury Park Mosque hate preacher Abu Hamza, who now resides in a U.S.

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  • DOJ: Mueller Report Likely to Be Released Thursday
DOJ: Mueller Report Likely to Be Released Thursday

Mueller officially concluded his investigation late last month and submitted the confidential report to Barr. The report, which runs almost 400 pages without exhibits, has been the subject of heated debate since Attorney General William P.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez says she's cutting back on social media for her health
Ocasio-Cortez says she's cutting back on social media for her health

Fox has talked about Ocasio-Cortez's advocacy for a Green New Deal , called her a hypocrite for using cars and has fed off her social media pronouncements. Joe Crowley, then a top Democrat in the House. "N$3 ot only has Congressman Crenshaw "done something" to combat terrorism, he was wounded by an improvised explosive device while serving-cau...

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  • Fordham student dies after falling from clock tower
Fordham student dies after falling from clock tower

A Fordham University senior died on Sunday , school officials said, after accidentally falling from the campus' landmark bell tower where she was said to have been trying to snap photos of the New York City skyline under the moonlight.

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