News: World

Rain expected across the weekend with snow-ice warning for three counties

Saturday  16:00,   20 january 2018
Journal.ie

The outlook for the week is unsettled but less cold. [...]

Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44

Saturday  15:35,   20 january 2018
Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly people going on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others.Governor Ozdemir Cakacak of Eskisehir province said the bus was[...]

Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the new leader of Sinn Fein

Saturday  14:50,   20 january 2018
Journal.ie

Gerry Adams will be stepping aside from his role after more than 30 years.Gerry Adams will be stepping aside from his role after more than 30 years at the helm of the[...]

Beijing says US warship violated sovereignty in South China Sea

Saturday  13:50,   20 january 2018
Press Association

<p>The Chinese government has accused the United States of trespassing in its territorial waters.</p>Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China would take “necessary measures” to protect its sovereignty after the USS Hopper sailed[...]

Carillion Apprentices Reveal Wage Uncertainty After Firm's Collapse

Saturday  13:50,   20 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Hundreds of apprentices in training with bankrupt construction firm Carillion still face uncertainty over wages, despite government assurances over their studies. Trainees who spoke to HuffPost UK painted a confusing picture of the situation,[...]

Gardaí fear burglary gangs will have 'free rein' in south Dublin after extra patrols stop

Saturday  12:07,   20 january 2018
Journal.ie

Operation Imeacht was stopped last month.Operation Imeacht, which had been running from Dun Laoghaire Garda Station, was stopped in[...]

Garda Detective Eve Doherty guilty of harassing State solicitor jailed for three years

Saturday  12:06,   20 january 2018
Journal.ie

Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin, a State solicitor, following a two-week trial last July. She was found not guilty of two counts of making false statements on two dates in March 2012, in which she claimed Howlin was[...]

Shutdown is first since 2013, but not exceptional

Saturday  10:10,   20 january 2018
Associated Press

The government has partially shut down three times in the past quarter-century — and far more often in decades past.Shutdowns have led to furloughs of several hundred.WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Congress failed to reach an agreement on a [...]

Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's 1-year festivities

Saturday  09:01,   20 january 2018
Associated Press

Talk about lousy timing. President Donald Trump had hoped to spend the weekend celebrating the one-year anniversary of his inauguration.WASHINGTON — Talk about lousy[...]

Teenager who hacked intelligence chiefs ‘was annoyed at corrupt US government’

Saturday  09:00,   20 january 2018
Press Association

Kane Gamble founded the group Crackas With Attitude.Kane Gamble, 18, targeted high-profile figures such as then CIA chief John Brennan and deputy director of the FBI Mark Giuliano between June 2015 and February 2016, from his family home on a[...]

Las Vegas gunman carefully planned attack; motive is mystery

Saturday  09:00,   20 january 2018
Associated Press

The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned how to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, [...]

2 Bombs Found In Bodh Gaya, Target Of 2013 Serial Bombing

Saturday  07:30,   20 january 2018
NDTV

2 Bombs Found In Bodh Gaya, Target Of 2013 Serial BombingConsidered one of the most sacred Buddhist shrine and the seat of Buddha's enlightenment, the Mahabodhi temple complex had been the target of serial bomb blasts in July 2013 that had injured[...]

"Don't Want Blood Stains In Car": 2 Teens Die As UP Cops Refuse Help

Saturday  07:30,   20 january 2018
NDTV

"Don't Want Blood Stains In Car": 2 Teens Die As UP Cops Refuse Help"They are also somebody's children... I request you," an acquaintance of one the two teenagers is heard pleading to the policemen in a video that exposes the shocking[...]

Heavy casualties likely on Pakistani side as India responds to ceasefire violations

Saturday  07:30,   20 january 2018
The Indian Express

Heavy casualties likely on Pakistani side as India responds to ceasefire violationsSources said: "We have seen ambulances moving at many places across the border opposite both these sectors." They identified some of these areas as Kundanpur, Gadyal, [...]

Could Kim Jong Un Go To Jail?

Saturday  06:50,   20 january 2018
Newsweek

<p>The family members of Japanese abduction victims want to take North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to court for what they say are human rights abuses.</p>The family members of Japanese abduction victims want to take North Korean leader Kim Jong[...]