Monday, June 24, 2019

Gunfire, blasts heard as survivors of attack in Kenya flee: first responder

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Renewed gunfire and blasts were heard early on Wednesday morning as authorities evacuated around 50 survivors of a militant attack on...

‘There was zero time’: Halifax police, paramedics help deliver baby

Police and paramedics showed up at a Halifax home minutes before the healthy baby girl was born. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-police-paramedics-help-deliver-baby-girl-1.4542340?cmp=rss

Hamas threatens to crash Israel’s U.S. embassy celebrations – in a big way

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: tensions flare as U.S. prepares to open embassy...

North Korea to send cheerleaders to Olympics but Japan sees little to applaud

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Olympics in the South next month, Seoul said on Wednesday...

Strikes hit Syria’s Ghouta for fifth day as U.N. pleads for ceasefire

AMMAN (Reuters) - Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on Thursday, as the United Nations...

Montreal to make jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi ‘honorary citizen’ today

The City of Montreal will make jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi an "honorary citizen" this afternoon. The move is symbolic and doesn't grant him Canadian citizenship, which...

Wide-Area Walk Mowers: When You Have More Lawn Than a Simple Push Mower Can...

To watch pro landscapers work is a study in speed and efficiency. One of their most potent weapons is the wide-area walk mower, a...

North Korean soldier defects, warning shots fired

South Korea says it fired warning shots after a North Korean soldier safely defected to the South via a portion of the...

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:55 p.m. As tensions with the U.S. mount,...

Ford faces criminal probe over auto emissions certification numbers

Ford Motor Co. said on Friday the U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the automaker's emissions certification process in the United States,...