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'Ice Tsunami' Caused By Windstorm Prompts Evacuations Along Lake Erie

'Ice Tsunami' Caused By Windstorm Prompts Evacuations Along Lake Erie The area was shutdown due to the ice stacking. One man who stopped to photograph the odd sight wrote on Twitter: 'This ice tsunami is one of the craziest things I've ever witnessed. "This ice tsunami is one of the craziest things I've ever witnessed", David Piano also tweeted. Nearby in the town of Hamburg, a voluntary evacuation was issued for residents living on the shore of Lake Erie as... [Full Article...]

Murkowski Says She Supports Resolution To Disapprove Of National Emergency

Murkowski Says She Supports Resolution To Disapprove Of National Emergency The letter will also be going public a day before the House votes on legislation to block the declaration. "Twenty-three former Republican members of Congress have written a letter to current GOP members urging them to pass a joint resolution 'terminating the emergency declared" by President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit record in 2018

Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit record in 2018 A greater number of non-combatants in Afghanistan were killed in 2018 than during each of the previous nine years of the ongoing U.S. war in the nation, according to a new United Nations report released Sunday. "It is time to put an end to this human misery". Their aerial operations caused 492 child casualties as many attacks were on anti-government elements hiding among the civilian population. [Full Article...]

California man, 71, wrongly imprisoned for 40 years reaches $30 million settlement

California man, 71, wrongly imprisoned for 40 years reaches $30 million settlement The city will pay about $4.9 million of the $21 million settlement, with the rest coming from other sources, including insurance, the city said. A year later, Simi Valley Police Chief David Livingstone also launched an investigation, just as he was taking the helm of the department. [Full Article...]

May Delays Brexit Vote to Buy Time as Ministers Threaten Revolt

May Delays Brexit Vote to Buy Time as Ministers Threaten Revolt Mrs May's acknowledgement that she can not get a deal to put to MPs this week, means there will now be a further series of votes in the Commons on an amendable Government motion on Wednesday. "I think what's important that we are still in that process of working with the European Union, looking at the ways in which we can resolve the challenge that parliament raised". [Full Article...]

Damaging winds, heavy flurries expected Sunday

Damaging winds, heavy flurries expected Sunday Heavy winds and blowing snow are expected to create quite the storm in the GTA on Sunday. Northern Wellington County is also under a freezing rain advisory for Sunday night. They say damaging winds are likely on Sunday. "The very strong winds will persist through Sunday night and gradually diminish on Monday". Local snowfall amounts from a few centimetres to as much as 5 cm are possible by Mon... [Full Article...]

British PM seeks more time on final Brexit vote

British PM seeks more time on final Brexit vote May has been cautioned by senior advisors that she can not sack ministers who vote this week to delay Brexit without causing a further rupture within her party, given the growing number of ministers and MPs reportedly in favour of delaying it. [Full Article...]

Biman Bangladesh flight faces attempted hijack, passengers safe

Biman Bangladesh flight faces attempted hijack, passengers safe However, for around three hours, the shaken security establishment was on edge in a country that has remained vulnerable to the threat of organised terror. Chittagong Airport was temporarily closed for other flights, following the emergency landing. "The emergency exits were thrown open and all passengers and most crewmembers rushed out", said the source. [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashes out at critics of socialist Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashes out at critics of socialist Green New Deal Earlier this month, Ocasio-Cortez rolled out the resolution that proposed a total overhaul of the USA economy and energy sectors over the next 10 years, coupled with progressive policies unrelated to addressing climate change . A younger girl retorted that it doesn't matter because "we're gonna be the ones who are impacted", and Feinstein said she understood as she has seven grandchildren. [Full Article...]

Winter storm brings record snowfall to parts of Arizona

Winter storm brings record snowfall to parts of Arizona Schools, highways and businesses and even medical clinics were closed Thursday as a major, record-breaking storm descended on north-central Arizona, dousing some areas with nearly two feet of snow. The city declared a state of emergency due to the storm , saying that all available resources were deployed to respond to the snowfall. Paul Moss and other drivers were chatting about the latest ro... [Full Article...]

Iran Launches Cruise Missile from Submarine

Iran Launches Cruise Missile from Submarine On Feb. 17, IRINN TV and Channel 2 (Iran) aired reports about Iran's unveiling of the Fateh semi-heavy submarine , which one of the reports said is now in mass production. The United States pulled out of an worldwide agreement on Iran's nuclear programme in May and reimposed harsh sanctions on Tehran. Iran owned a number of F-5F aircraft before the revolution in 1989. [Full Article...]

US officials honour UK man who tends memorial of US Airmen

US officials honour UK man who tends memorial of US Airmen Mr Foulds broke down in tears after the names of the dead men were read out at the salute. "If they'd have thought of themselves, which they didn't, they could have landed on me". Tony was joined by the relatives of the crew and together they watched a fly past by USA and RAF aircraft to remember the crash and this unique act of bravery. [Full Article...]

Strong system bringing rain, snow, and strong winds

Strong system bringing rain, snow, and strong winds Heavy snow and strong wind are making it near impossible to see on Iowa roads in the western half of the state. The seasonal total now stands at 61.4 inches, which is nearly 2-feet above what is considered the city's normal seasonal snowfall total. [Full Article...]

Cargo jet with three on board crashes near Houston airport

Cargo jet with three on board crashes near Houston airport The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. Saturday, about 35 miles (55 kilometres) east of Houston. PHOTO: Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne gives an update on a plane crash in Trinity Bay during a news conference in Anahuac, Texas , Saturday, Feb. [Full Article...]

Pope promises action on child abuse in Catholic Church

Pope promises action on child abuse in Catholic Church After the conference, the Vatican says it will formulate follow-up measures to make sure all bishops return home knowing how to put anti-abuse procedures into place. "It is our duty to pay close heed to this silent, choked cry", Francis said. But Francesco Zanardi, survivor and head of Italian victims' association Rete Abuso, said the Vatican had "lost credibility". [Full Article...]

Sen. Amy Klobuchar becomes latest 2020 hopeful to officially support legalizing marijuana

Sen. Amy Klobuchar becomes latest 2020 hopeful to officially support legalizing marijuana Her treatment of employees, particularly her parental leave policy - which technically required employees to pay back their leave compensation if they didn't stay on staff long enough afterward - is genuine cause for concern. Fear of Klobuchar's interference is so prevalent that it has become the culture in her office to treat outside job offers like a state secret, former staffers told HuffPost ... [Full Article...]

Can 'Brexit by the beach' talks save May's deal?

Can 'Brexit by the beach' talks save May's deal? Egypt's hosting of the Arab League-European Union, EU, Summit on Sunday in Sharm El Sheikh underscores its pivotal role in global efforts to counter terrorism and realise peace in the Middle East region and as a facilitator for Arab-European dialogue on challenges facing the world, said His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah. [Full Article...]

100 vehicles gutted in fire at Aero India 2019 show

100 vehicles gutted in fire at Aero India 2019 show Reddi revealed that the inferno has now been extinguished but around 300 vehicles were destroyed. "Badminton player PV Sindhu boarded an indigenous Light Combat Aircraft - Tejas in Bengaluru ", tweeted ANI. On the third day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base here, Indian army soldiers demonstrated their skills. The flight display at the show as temporarily halted. [Full Article...]

MP Ian Austin quits Labour party with scathing criticism of Jeremy Corbyn

MP Ian Austin quits Labour party with scathing criticism of Jeremy Corbyn He said: 'The Labour Party has been my life, so this has been the hardest decision I have ever had to take, but I have to be honest and the truth is that I have become ashamed of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn '. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc . Mr Corbyn, he said, had changed what was a "mainstream... [Full Article...]

Turkey warns USA against vacuum of power in Syria

Turkey warns USA against vacuum of power in Syria Administration officials upped that number to 400 today, and the Pentagon said the U.S. units would be split evenly between al-Tanf, a training facility on the border with Iraq, and northeastern Syria to protect the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from Turkish attack . [Full Article...]


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