Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Latest news
Home » Global Media

Global Media

Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds as Nuggets top Pacers 125-117

perth_map

Denver routed IN 140-112 on January 12 IN London. Paul George led the Pacers with 37 points and played the entire second half. IN dropped five of its last nine games, with all five of those losses coming on the road by an average of 13.2, but won the four home games by an average of 12.3 points. Read More »

White House Announces New England Patriots' Visit

perth_map

According to CNN , a White House official said national security adviser H.R. McMaster had a "cordial" conversation with his British counterpart on Thursday, where McMaster described Spicer's comment as "unintentional". The New England Patriots will celebrate their Super Bowl 51 championship at the White House on Wednesday, April 19. Spicer's boss, President Donald Trump, is also a big fan of Tom Brady, with whom he shares an amiable friendship. Read More »

Afghan families call for war crimes inquiry into New Zealand SAS

perth_map

The allegations are in a new book released this week called " Hit And Run " by NZ journalists Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson, but have been denied by the government today. The oldest women's peace organisation in New Zealand is supporting calls for a full inquiry into allegations that New Zealand soldiers were involved in a serious military attack on civilians in Afghanistan in 2010 while on duty there. Read More »

Spicer: More Evidence Of CNN Collusion With Hillary Than Trump With Kremlin

perth_map

A House Intelligence Committee hearing on Monday heard two bombshells dropped in testimony. Yet we have seen and heard so many shocks to our political norms with the rise of President Trump, who still apparently believes - among other fables - that he had a million-and-a-half people at his inauguration ceremony, that we run the risk in this instance of failure to be shocked enough. Read More »

RCMP: Suspect shooting at passing trucks in BC

perth_map

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson said between 8:30 p.m. Friday March 24 and 2:45 a.m. Saturday March 25, police received numerous calls of a vehicle on Highway 97, shooting out radiators and windows of semi-tractor trailers. The say the four-door vehicle has the Ontario licence plate CAVM918. They say the driver should be considered unsafe and people should not approach it, but immediately call 911. Read More »

Turn off the lights tonight

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) and its employees "will join hundreds of millions of people across the globe in switching off unnecessary lights and electronic devices for one hour today at 8:30pm" (local time). Brands across the world have also joined in unison to support Earth Hour. Many Canadians will take part in the 10th annual Earth Hour tonight by turning out their lights for an hour. Read More »

Schumer calls Trump admin 'incompetent' after healthcare bill pulled

perth_map

Schumer reiterated that Democrats would work with Republicans if they abandon plans to repeal ObamaCare, which was signed into law seven years ago this week. Despite what Trump said in his Friday press conference, Republicans have the majority in the Senate and an overwhelming majority in the House. The legislation is slated for a vote Thursday night - if House leaders can get enough votes to pass it out. Read More »

Ajit Doval in U.S., meets top officials

perth_map

Jeff Davis said in a statement following the meeting. During his meeting, mutual issue was on co-operation against terrorism between two countries, India and USA. In the meeting at the Pentagon, Doval and Mattis discussed the importance of the bilateral relationship, and "the role of both nations in cooperating to uphold global laws and principles", a defense department spokesman Jeff Davis said, adding they also "discussed collaboration on a wide range of regional security matters ... Read More »

Senate Intel Leaders: No Evidence Trump Tower Was Wiretapped

perth_map

The Justice Department is expected to turn over to the House Intelligence Committee any information backing up Trump's claim by Monday. "They've done it before, and I think it's a disgrace", Trump said. "There is significant reporting about surveillance techniques that have existed throughout the 2016 election...." So it was wrong of me to think that Trump (I still refuse to call him "President") is a liar and a slanderer who should be impeached and kicked out of office. Read More »

29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

perth_map

One of them, however, hid a 40-metre-long tunnel that was five metres deep, through which 29 prisoners made their escape. Ciudad Victoria has been dominated for years by the fragmented Zetas cartel. Guzman was eventually recaptured and extradited to the United States, recently arriving in NY to face charges. After his 2015 escape, Guzman became something of a folk legend for a segment of Mexico's population for his defiance of authorities. Read More »

1 person killed after single-vehicle rollover in Burlington

perth_map

The vehicle left the roadway and it rolled several times. Pylons in the area seem to indicate the auto was travelling northbound on Walkers, with tire tracks going over a nearby hill and through a wooded area. "We don't know how fast he was travelling", Wilkinson said. Next of kin is being notified. Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information to call them or Crime Stoppers. Read More »

US's Tillerson to visit Turkey as Raqqa operation heats up

perth_map

As representatives from more than 60 nations gathered here to share strategies on defeating Islamic State, U.S. helicopters ferried hundreds of Syrian fighters into a battle Wednesday in southern Syria in a major new offensive. -led coalition said capturing and controlling the Tabqah dam will isolate Raqqa from three sides and give the SDF the "strategic advantage needed for liberation of the city". Read More »

Trump warned his anti-EU stance could start war

perth_map

Britain is set to trigger Article 50 next Wednesday that will start the formal two-year divorce proceedings from Brussels. Too much of our future is falling under the Brexit axe, which people were reassured by the Leave campaign would not happen. Read More »

Divide in America did not start with Trump; give him a chance

perth_map

MCEVERS: And we have White House correspondent Scott Horsley also. It is just a good description. The imagined scenario of a president announcing a major security threat when everyone has stopped listening captured the growing sense of anxiety about the credibility and authority of a figurehead who remains the world's most powerful man. Read More »

Kintampo Waterfall Accident Kills At Least 18 In Ghana

perth_map

Chief Superintendent, Desmond Owusu Boampong, the Kintampo Municipal Police Commander told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview that the dead were made up of 12 males and six females. Majority are students of the Wenchi senior high school. Their bodies had since been deposited at the morgues of Kintampo and Wenchi Government Hospitals and Techiman Holy Family Hospital for identification. Read More »

Britain faces £50bn Brexit divorce bill, says EC's Jean-Claude Juncker

perth_map

Juncker was speaking in a media interview just days ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May's starting of the Brexit process by sending a letter to trigger article 50. Trump labeled himself "Mr. Brexit" after Brits voted to leave the 28-nation bloc in the June 23 referendum. Some U.K. officials have said Britain could simply walk away if it's not happy with the results. Read More »

Escalator reverses direction, injures 18 in Hong Kong

perth_map

Another, known only as Tina, said: "I heard people screaming ... the escalator was going down but the speed accelerated". The escalator then slowed to a halt. In another video, some people could be heard screaming as others fell over or clung to the handrail to avoid tumbling down one of the longest escalators in Hong Kong. Read More »

Man claiming a bomb was in vehicle arrested at White House Saturday

perth_map

Sean Keoughan , 29, of Roanoke, was arrested late on Saturday after he drove up to a White House checkpoint in a stolen Impala rental auto. Keoughan was charged with making a false bomb threat and unauthorized use of a vehicle. The document says Keoughan said Mr. Trump speaks to him telepathically. Keoughan said he is a "peaceful hippie" who does not own any weapons. Police in Roanoke said in a statement that the vehicle was a rental auto and was stolen on Friday. Read More »

Former 'Kate Plus 8' Star Jon Gosselin Making Debut As Stripper

perth_map

The burlesque show is reportedly more Magic Mike and Thunder From Down Under than "hump your face", according to what club management told TMZ . "I'm an integral part of the show", Gosselin told the entertainment site. April 1st is also Jon's 40th birthday so it will definitely be a night to remember. "I wouldn't be here today if I would have made different choices". Read More »

Poland sends condolences to British PM after London terror attack

perth_map

PBS NewsHour will update the story with more details as they become available. Police believe an attacker who killed three people in London acted alone Wednesday. Forty more were injured in the attack . According to government figures, only about 5 percent of British police are authorised to carry guns. The include police officer Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade and U.S. Read More »

ISIS Claims Responsibility for UK Terror Attack Outside Parliament Building

perth_map

Although Frade, 43, was born and lived in London , she spent weeks every summer in Betanzos visiting relatives, said Ramon Garcia Vazquez, mayor of the town of 13,000 people in Spain's Galicia region. Among those injured in the attack were 12 Britons, three French children, two Romanians, four South Koreans, two Greeks, and one person each from Germany, Poland, Ireland, China, Italy and the United States. Read More »