News: World

10 missing, 5 injured after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker in Pacific

Monday  07:38,   21 august 2017
FOX News

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the Navy said in a tweet.Ten sailors are missing and five injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS[...]

Hunt v Hawking: Never attack a national treasure

Monday  07:36,   21 august 2017
Sky News

<p>There are a few lessons Jeremy Hunt needs to learn as he carries on a spat with Stephen Hawking, writes Jon Craig.</p>When the actor Eddie Redmayne played Stephen Hawking in the film about his life, The Theory of Everything, he described[...]

Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea

Monday  05:10,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

<p>News analysis: The Trump administration departs from its predecessors on two assumptions: that Cold War-style containment will not work and that a military option is available.</p>Not since 2002, as the United States built a case for war in [...]

Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea

Monday  05:10,   21 august 2017
The New York Times

<p>News analysis: The Trump administration departs from its predecessors on two assumptions: that Cold War-style containment will not work and that a military option is available.</p>Not since 2002, as the United States built a case for war in [...]

North Korea: US cannot dodge ‘merciless strike’

Monday  05:05,   21 august 2017
The Hill

North Korea on Sunday warned the U.S. it faces a "merciless strike" following "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war. "North Korea declared it has the military capacity to target the[...]

Spain terror imam had links to Madrid bomber

Monday  04:35,   21 august 2017
Sky News

The apparent ringleader of the Spain terror attacks had links to one of the 2004 Madrid bombers. Officials have said while the men responsible for the twin attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were not on the security services' radar, the apparent[...]

Barcelona Attack Latest: Suspect May Have Fled To France, Police Say

Monday  00:35,   21 august 2017
Huffington Post UK

Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France. Spanish police said security operations were under way in Catalonia and on[...]

Penalty points to be replaced by 'retraining' plan

Sunday  18:16,   20 august 2017
Independent.ie

Penalty points to be replaced by 'retraining' planUnder radical proposals, speeding motorists would undergo a specially designed 'classroom style' education programme as an alternative to a speeding fine and points on their[...]

Evening news brief: August 20, 2017

Sunday  17:51,   20 august 2017
MSN

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Evening news brief: August 20, 2017

Sunday  17:51,   20 august 2017
MSN

<p>Here are top news of the day you should know this Sunday[...]

Evening news brief: August 20, 2017

Sunday  17:50,   20 august 2017
MSN

<p>Here are top news of the day you should know this Sunday[...]

Evening news brief: August 20, 2017

Sunday  17:50,   20 august 2017
MSN

<p>Here are top news of the day you should know this Sunday[...]

Spanish police link three rental vans to Moroccan hunted after terror attacks

Sunday  17:10,   20 august 2017
Press Association

Spanish police are still searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of the van used in the massacre on Las Ramblas.Spanish authorities said the terror cell responsible for the attacks has been dismantled, but the search is still on for[...]

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

Sunday  14:05,   20 august 2017
Press Association

The ground-breaking US comedian was among the voices heard on Lennon’s anti-war anthem Give Peace A Chance.He died late on Saturday in Washington, DC after being in hospital for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He[...]

'We are going to haunt him' - Family of stabbed Kieran (21) say Minister went back on promise to help

Sunday  13:56,   20 august 2017
Independent.ie

'We are going to haunt him' - Family of stabbed Kieran (21) say Minister went back on promise to helpKieran Monahan (21) died from knife injuries following the attack at a house in Kilkenny City in[...]