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Fly Jamaica flight OJ256 overruns runway at Georgetown Airport

Fly Jamaica flight OJ256 overruns runway at Georgetown Airport But while airline officials reported two of the 128 people on the plane were taken to hospital as a precaution, Global Affairs said all Canadians on board were believed to be unhurt. There were eight crew members aboard. Bowen said 120 passengers and crew were on the plane. But while coming into land it overshot the runway, went through a fence and ended up in a large pile of sand, tearing one... [Full Article...]

Bells to toll 100 times

Bells to toll 100 times Wall Street commemorates the German surrender that ended World War 1. The Legion is encouraging Canadians to attend bell ringings across the country and share photos and videos of the Bells of Peace initiative on social media using the hashtags #100Bells and #100Cloches. [Full Article...]

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war Saudi Arabia has been paying the USA for the refueling, but there were no details on how much that cost. Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition that has been fighting the Huthi rebels since 2015 to shore up the internationally recognised government, is active nearly daily in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Erdogan: Saudi, US officials heard tapes of Khashoggi’s killing

Erdogan: Saudi, US officials heard tapes of Khashoggi’s killing Khashoggi's body has not been found and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Edrogan has suggested that it may have been dissolved in acid . On the day of Khashoggi's disappearance, 15 other Saudis, including several officials, arrived in Istanbul on two planes and visited the consulate while he was still inside, according to Turkish police sources. [Full Article...]

Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament

Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament A woman walks past a newspaper stall as papers carry the news of the Sri Lanka's parliament being dissolved , on a main road in Colombo , Sri Lanka Saturday. As a result the President considered the actions of the Speaker and other issues and dissolved Parliament and called for elections. "This dissolution by the President is illegal and goes against the constitution . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom transport minister resigns over Brexit

United Kingdom transport minister resigns over Brexit May's Cabinet previously suffered the resignation of foreign and Brexit secretaries, Boris Johnson and David Davis respectively. The transport minister Jo Johnson has resigned from the government over Brexit. "With no say over the rules that will govern huge swathes of our economy". Downing Street thanked him for his work but continued to insist there was no prospect of another referendum "u... [Full Article...]

Melbourne Attack: knifeman's rampage ended by armed police

Melbourne Attack: knifeman's rampage ended by armed police Mr Andrews said he had not received any advice that security measures in Bourke Street and surrounds needed to be boosted. Once at the scene police say the man who emerged from the vehicle attacked officers, before members of the public alerted them to several people who had been stabbed. [Full Article...]

Trump calls French president 'good friend' after testy tweet

Trump calls French president 'good friend' after testy tweet In another snarky tweet , Trump minion SeNator Lindsey Graham said he would "like to remind President Macron that throughout his lovely country there are thousands of graves filled with American soldiers who gave their lives to help liberate France - not conquer France". [Full Article...]

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea Wei warned that " confrontation or conflict between the two militaries will spell disaster for all" and said that "cooperation is the only option for us". The Chinese refused to acknowledge US concerns. He said they put down a long list of demands. "That will certainly help reduce security risks", Yang said. [Full Article...]

Macron's DESPERATE attempt to revive bromance with Donald Trump with 'touching' welcome

Macron's DESPERATE attempt to revive bromance with Donald Trump with 'touching' welcome On Tuesday, Emmanuel macron called for the creation of "a true European army", to reduce dependence on the United States. Fearful of waning USA commitment, Macron hinted at a new path forward for Europe during a radio interview this week in which he touted the "project of a sovereign Europe" and argued that the continent would not be protected "if we don't decide to have a true European army".... [Full Article...]

Father confirms son, 22, was among Thousand Oaks shooting victims

Father confirms son, 22, was among Thousand Oaks shooting victims Three minutes later, he posted , "Yeah..." Yeah ... I'm insane, but the only thing you people do after these shootings is "hopes and prayers". or "keep you in my thoughts"... "There are hundreds of thousands of people with PTSD", said Dominique Colell, a track coach at Newbury Park High School, which Long attended. "I pushed him off me and I said, 'Stop!" "They went to the house, they talked to... [Full Article...]

DUP accuses May of breaking Brexit pledge over Irish Sea border

DUP accuses May of breaking Brexit pledge over Irish Sea border At the British-Irish Council summit in the Isle of Man, Mr Lidington said: "The Prime Minister has always been very clear we won't accept something that involves carving out Northern Ireland from the rest of the United Kingdom". "Thirdly, the promise which was made in the agreement in December that if there was to be any regulatory alignment then Northern Ireland would have a say on that - that ... [Full Article...]

Melbourne Knife Attacker Radicalised, Inspired By ISIS

Melbourne Knife Attacker Radicalised, Inspired By ISIS He had placed several barbecue gas canisters in the back of his pickup, with the outlet valves open, but they had failed to ignite. "He is known to both Victoria Police and federal intelligence authorities", Ashton said, adding that "there is no ongoing threat that we know of.as I speak to you". [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found Fanned by ferocious Santa Ana winds and fueled by dry tinder, the fires immolated a mountain town and jangled the nerves of many tens of thousands of residents forced to evacuate their homes. Two arrests were also made for looting in Ventura County. "We don't want any more". Trump says "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the fo... [Full Article...]

Trump to award freedom medals to Elvis, Babe Ruth

Trump to award freedom medals to Elvis, Babe Ruth Both Staubach and Page led storied NFL careers - Staubach a two-time Super Bowl champion while Page is one of two defensive players to ever win MVP - however Page followed his football career by going back to law school and eventually becoming an Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

London detains wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker

London detains wife of jailed Azerbaijani banker It has been revealed that Hajiyeva, who lives in a $20 million house in London, used as many as 35 credit cards issued by her husband's bank to spend more than $21 million at the luxury store Harrods over a decade. UWOs are an investigative power only available to the National Crime Agency, Revenue and Customs, the Financial Conduct Authority, Serious Fraud Office, or the Crown Prosecution Ser... [Full Article...]

Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit

Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit Scott now leads in the race, but his margin has narrowed as counties finish their counts of provisional and vote-by-mail ballots. Likewise, while Rep. But as vote counts updated Wednesday overnight - with elections employees running ballots through voting machines into the early morning - the margins shrank. [Full Article...]

Man wields surfboard to fight off shark in Australia

Man wields surfboard to fight off shark in Australia Shelly Beach - A surfer fought off a shark with his board after being bitten in the leg on Wednesday on Australia's east coast, authorities said, just days after a swimmer died in another attack. UPDATE, 12.40pm: EMERGENCY services will continue to monitor the situation on Ballina's beaches throughout today and tomorrow after this morning's shark attack at Shelly Beach. [Full Article...]

Man wearing Croc breaks into crocodile enclosure, gets bitten

Man wearing Croc breaks into crocodile enclosure, gets bitten The 23-year-old was injured after breaking into the Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Officers say he was seen climbing into the Nile Crocodile enclosure and then jumping into the pool with the reptiles. Hatfield then scrambles out of the water, leaving behind a trail of blood . "In our 125-year history, this is the first time anyone has tried to go swimming with the crocodiles". [Full Article...]

Midterm lessons: five key takeaways from the election results

Midterm lessons: five key takeaways from the election results Republican Representative Dave Brat, who voted for Trump's tax cuts and health-care bill, lost his re-election bid in a traditionally Republican district in Virginia. He also said: "They're extremely complex". "You are a rude, awful person", Trump told Acosta. She has said that when she takes that panel's gavel, it will be "payback time" for Wall Street, banks and insurance companies. [Full Article...]


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