• Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales
Met Office wind warning withdrawn as storm hits Wales

The Met Office has today issued a yellow warning for the Wigan borough, and is urging residents to be aware of potential damage and disruption, with the storm expected to hit Wigan by Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to soar to 79F (26C), which is 7C (13F) to 8C (15F) above average for the time of year, the Met Office said. BBC weather pres...

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  • Paul Waldman: Manafort has flipped: What happens now?
Paul Waldman: Manafort has flipped: What happens now?

As part of his agreement with prosecutors, he said he would tell the special counsel's office all that he knows. Any plea agreement must have followed a "proffer", a formal declaration by Manafort or his attorneys about the scope of the information he would be able to provide the prosecutors.

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  • 'Metal Object' Allegedly Found In Banana
'Metal Object' Allegedly Found In Banana

The scare had spread across the nation by Monday, with needles reported found in strawberries in all six Australian states. Aldi and Coles supermarkets across the country have removed all strawberries from shelves as a precaution and New Zealand stores have also stopped supplying Australian grown strawberries to customers.

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  • Palestinian fatally stabs U.S.-Israeli citizen at West Bank mall
Palestinian fatally stabs U.S.-Israeli citizen at West Bank mall

Surveillance footage shared on news sites and social media showed the assailant approaching an older man near the mall entrance and stabbing him several times. Romano, who reportedly also has French citizenship, was detained Friday in the embattled village of Khan al-Ahmar, along with two Palestinian activists.

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  • House Republicans Target More Tax Cuts as Elections Near
House Republicans Target More Tax Cuts as Elections Near

Even so, Republican lawmakers and strategists hope a new tax debate will amplify the party's upbeat economic message. There are sharp partisan splits on both questions, with about 8 in 10 Republicans calling it inappropriate for a White House official to act against the president.

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  • Man Killed in Rare Cape Cod Shark Attack
Man Killed in Rare Cape Cod Shark Attack

The family of the victim was notified of the death but his name was not released, Procopio said. The man was pronounced dead at Cape Cod hospital in Hyannis. Irene Nelson, 74, of Wellfleet said, "Information has been put out to the public and people are entering the waters at their own risk". "He definitely looked like he was in a world of hurt".

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  • Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public
Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

Ford did not discuss specifics of the incident with anyone for decades, The Post reports , although she did tell her husband early on in their relationship that she'd been a victim of physical abuse. Over the past few months, Ford has felt pressure on a personal level to share her story and has grappled with the idea, which partly prompted the ...

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  • Novichok Suspects Say They Only Wanted to See Stonehenge
Novichok Suspects Say They Only Wanted to See Stonehenge

A European arrest warrant has been issued for the two suspects, but British prosecutors say they will not ask Moscow to extradite Russian citizens because Russia's constitution forbids it. The pair, named by counter-terror police as the prime suspects and confirmed to be Russian intelligence agents by Theresa May last Wednesday, said they had c...

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  • Storm chaser records Florence battering Carolina coast
Storm chaser records Florence battering Carolina coast

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. The governor's office said a third person was killed while plugging in a generator. According to fuel-station finding app GasBuddy, about 52 percent of stations Thursday in Wilmington , North Carolina were out of gas. TRINIS living in the U....

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  • Paul Manafort cooperating with investigators in Mueller probe
Paul Manafort cooperating with investigators in Mueller probe

A hearing in the case scheduled for Friday morning was pushed back, according to the federal court's electronic filing system. The charges were filed in a criminal information, a document that suggests a deal has been reached. "I had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to continue the battle to prove our innocence",...

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  • Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump
Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump

For months, the 44th president has been a model of patience and restraint under a barrage of criticism and attacks -- sometimes personal and unfounded -- launched by the man who succeeded him. His appearance - one day after a strongly worded critique of Mr Trump at University of IL at Urbana-Champaign - touched on themes of retirement security, c...

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  • Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform: rights group
Russian police detain nearly 300 protesting against pension reform: rights group

In total 14 arrests over the decisions of administrative arrests, one person was detained in the criminal case. The group said at least 354 people were detained in the city. Opinion polls put Navalny's support in the single digits, but backers note he won nearly a third of the vote in a 2013 Moscow mayoral race, and believe he could give Pu...

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  • MLA George slammed for shaming Kerala nun
MLA George slammed for shaming Kerala nun

On Monday, the Kerala High Court directed the state government to inform it about the steps taken by the special investigation team of the Kerala Police probing the case. "I am not saying that the Bishop hasn't done any wrong, but when you weigh his character against that of this nun, it is evident she is not above reproach".

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  • Far-right Sweden Democrats make gains in elections
Far-right Sweden Democrats make gains in elections

If the right-wingers were included in the conservative bloc, there would be a large conservative majority in this election , but so far the Sweden Democrats have not formed any coalition. Hence the leader of the nationalist Sweden Democrats, Jimmy Akesson's claim, that he is the "kingmaker" being the third most popular party - but that's a simpl...

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  • Syria's Assad approves gas attack in Idlib despite warning, report says
Syria's Assad approves gas attack in Idlib despite warning, report says

Russia's military intervention three years ago turned the tide in Assad's favor at a time when he held less than a quarter of his country's territory. Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. The U.S. floundering in Syria began when President Barack Obama warned that Assad would be crossing a red line if he used chemical weapons agains...

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  • Look on Montana teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows
Look on Montana teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows

Tyler reportedly managed to have his picture taken with Trump while wearing a Democratic Socialists of America emblem, and also tried getting Trump to sign a copy of the "Communist Manifesto", which was disguised as Trump's book, "The Art of the Deal ".

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  • Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane
Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane

Despite the storm being still some distance away from land, the National Hurricane Center has confirmed it is on track to hit the area around North and SC by Friday. Historically, 90 per cent of fatalities from hurricanes, tropical storms and tropical depressions have been caused by water, NHC spokesman Dennis Feltgen said.

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  • Bob Woodward Stands By Reporting In Trump Book, Saying 'These Things Happened'
Bob Woodward Stands By Reporting In Trump Book, Saying 'These Things Happened'

Other information came from "meeting notes, personal diaries and government documents". The book also quotes Mattis, after a contentious National Security Council meeting on January 19, as saying Trump acted like and had the understanding of "a fifth or sixth-grader".

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  • US East Coast braces as Florence forecast to intensify into major hurricane
US East Coast braces as Florence forecast to intensify into major hurricane

Governors in Virginia, North Carolina and SC have all declared states of emergency over the past two days in anticipation of the storm. The hurricane center said , "All indications are that Florence will be an extremely unsafe Category 4 hurricane while it moves over the western Atlantic toward the southeastern United States".

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  • North Korea Still Making Nukes, Escalated Efforts to Hide Production
North Korea Still Making Nukes, Escalated Efforts to Hide Production

Li is a member of the Communist Party's seven-person Politburo Standing Committee, China's ruling council. "We will both prove everyone wrong!" So which is the story here - "dialogue between two people who like each other", or a toughening standoff? Since I and the ABC News crew have been here, we have been with a government guide at all times, a...

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