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Landslide engulfs children in central Indonesia, kills 1 JAKARTA--A landslide engulfed children playing near a cliff in central Indonesia, killing one and in Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho posted a video online that showed frantic villagers pulling a limp child out of sodden earth on Thursday afternoon Deadly landslides and floods occur regularly during seasonal rains in Indonesia A landslide in Sukabumi on the main island of Java earlier this month killed 32 people
How family desperately battled to free their son buried avalanche Max Meyer, a 16-year-old Sydney International Grammar School student, was killed while skiing with his parents and brother in St Anton am Arlberg on Wednesday. The helpless family of an Australian teenager watched in horror as he was buried under a mountain of snow in a deadly avalanche in the Austrian alps When the avalanche hit the popular ski resort, Max's family could do nothing but dig with their bare hands The teenager's German father and younger brother were uninjured in the avalanche
'Not leadership': Pence in 2014 criticized using presidential powers on immigration reform Vice President Mike Pence, speaking on a Republican Governors Association panel in 2014, attacked the idea of using presidential powers to go around Congress, something President Trump is considering. Alex Wong, Getty Images Fullscreen House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, listens as Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
Democratic Republic of Congo has first peaceful handover in 59 years Elections were held last month after Joseph Kabila, who has ruled DR Congo since 2001, announced he would step aside. The much-disputed official results handed victory to Felix Tshisekedi. Many Congolese objected to Shadary, suspecting that he would allow Kabila to continue to rule from behind the scenes and protect his vast assets Several DR Congo analysts agreed that it appeared Kabila made a quiet agreement with Tshisekedi, saying Fayulu would have posed more of a threat 'This is the beginning of national reconciliation.'
Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Scossa, Nev. A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning three miles from Scossa, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:38 p.m. Pacifi... The temblor occurred at 6:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author
Remainer MPs have pretended to honour Brexit while plotting to destroy it HOW can Sun readers trust a word politicians utter ever again? Remainer MPs clearly now have no intention of carrying out the majority’s Leave instructions, either from the ­referendum or from last… PA:Press Association 3 We are so woefully incompetent at kicking people out who have come here illegally What is the point of our asylum process at all if less than half those whose applications and appeals fail are sent home RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL
The next endangered species? US fertility rates drop to 30-year low Fertility rates in the US have dropped below what’s necessary to maintain population levels in nearly every state, and the fertility rate for the entire country is the lowest it has been in 30 years, according to a new CDC report. Read more White deaths outnumber births in majority of US states, report finds American birth rates have declined over the past decade, especially in large metropolitan areas, which saw an 18 percent drop across all races since 2007 Washington, DC had the lowest fertility rate, and despite its status as the nation’s capital, it is also notorious for its poverty
Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow Heavy snowfall continued Thursday in parts of Austria and southern Germany, with several places cut off and the bad weather expected to persist. Snow was causing problems in other parts of Europe, even in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago. Snow was causing problems in other parts of Europe, even in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago Anton am Arlberg as he was skiing with his family on Wednesday That brought to at least 17 the number of weather-related deaths reported in Europe over the past week
Black Friday brings pre-Christmas boost to retailers ABS data shows retail sales were higher than expected growth in November, with clothes and footwear leading the push. Mr Zimmerman said that consumers are facing pretty tough conditions at the moment, citing higher energy prices and sliding house prices as impacting their spending habits Apparel chain Kathmandu reported a weaker than expected Christmas and Boxing Day trading period while Noni B told investors it had a surprise on the upside
'How did language of white supremacy become offensive?' US congressman sparks uproar with remarks on nationalism 'These comments are abhorrent and racist' Elias Lopez is part of a group of Central American migrants that marched peacefully to the border crossing to demand better conditions and push to enter the US AP 49/50 22 November 2018 Lebanese army soldiers march during a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of Lebanon's Independence Day, in Beirut, commemorating the liberation from the French Mandate on 22 November 1943 EPA 50/50 21 November 2018 Indian Muslim devotees wave flags as they parade atop vehicles along a street during Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi celebrations in Varanasi in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh AFP/Getty 1/50 10 January 2019 Supporters of Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress who was announced as the winner of the presidential elections; celebrate along the streets of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Reuters 2/50 9 January 2019 Philippine Coast Guards keep watch as Roman Catholic devotees cross the bridge in a raucous procession of the Black Nazarene to celebrate its feast day in Manila
Trump is being interviewed at the US-Mexico border - follow live Trip to Texas comes on 20th day of government shutdown Chris Stevenson 10 January 2019 23:22 2019-01-10T22:44:55.000Z Senator Lindsey Graham, a key all of Donald Trump ally, is calling on the president to use emergency powers to fund the construction of a border wall/barrier, adding, I hope it works
Bernie Sanders apologises to female staffers over sexual harassment allegations against 2016 campaign staff The apology comes as Mr Sanders considers running for president in 2020 The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, at a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council, on 25 November, announced the decision to introduce martial law in Ukraine for a period of 60 days But, a second run for the White House would see Mr Sanders joining a much larger pool of candidates running for the Democratic nomination, including candidates who appear closer to his politics than Ms Clinton was in 2016
A Judge Put An 18-Year-Old In A Cell To Give Him A "Scare": Report An Australian magistrate engaged in "serious misbehaviour" by unlawfully detaining people and giving them sentences that were too long, a panel has found. This was a manifest denial of procedural fairness, the report said She was cleared of an allegation that she had run a hearing in a way that suggested a defendant would be granted bail if he pleaded guilty Judges in Australia are appointed by the government in each jurisdiction
No-deal Brexit would cause GDP to shrink by up to 8 per cent The Confederation of British Industry has warned that Brexit would have profound economic consequences on the UK and has urged MPs to back Theresa May’s deal. On Thursday 10 January Speth said the deal was 'not perfect' but that it was important to avert disaster He said the company could not stockpile the 25 million components it uses on its UK production lines every day 'It is up to us,' she will tell business leaders in the audience, 'to explain.'
Theresa May's Brexit deal faces record Commons drubbing by a majority of 228 CABINET ministers broke ranks to call for a softer Brexit deal yesterday as Theresa May headed for an ever-bigger record defeat. The PM is on course for an eye-watering defeat by a majority of 228 … The largest post-war defeat was by 89, on the Callaghan minority Government in 1979 Meanwhile, Business Secretary Greg Clark became the most senior Tory to publicly break ranks and call on all MPs to make fresh compromises for a softer Brexit deal yesterday RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL
White House weighs emergency, Army funds diversion for border wall:... The White House is laying the groundwork for declaring a national emergency that... NBC News, citing unnamed U.S. officials, said Trump had been briefed on the plan involving the Army Corps while flying to the U.S. southern border on Thursday The Pentagon declined to comment on the news reports Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
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Pentagon searching for projects it could cut or delay if Trump declares emergency and directs military to fund border wall Defense officials are ‘scouring lists of stuff’ in informal preparation for a possible order. The Department of Defense is reviewing available authorities and funding mechanisms to identify options to enable border barrier construction, Capt It certainly seems like it’s the other way around here, Goitein said It seems like the armed forces are being used in support of the project, which is to build the wall
Farm Country Stood by Trump. But the Shutdown Is Pushing It to Breaking Point. As the government shutdown dragged into its third week, many farmers were struggling under the loss of crucial loans, payments and other services. In Georgia, a pecan farmer lost out on his chance to buy his first orchard I may lose the farm, but I strongly feel we need some border security, Mr. Nunnery said With little money left for food, she went to a food pantry on Thursday afternoon, picking out frozen fruits and vegetables, pasta, bread, dried beans and some onions to cook when her 9-year-old grandson visited later in the week
Trump Actually Taking Steps To Secure Wall Funding Through A National Emergency Insiders told both The Washington Post and CNN that Trump is laying the groundwork for this controversial move. According to one of the sources who spoke with the Post, Trump has put pressure on the Army Corps of Engineers to give him a timeline for signing on construction contracts and would like to begin work on the wall within the next 45 days However, we sharply disagree with the president about the most effective way to do it
'Megathrust' quake caused by New Zealand fault line WILL strike in future' SCIENTISTS are preparing for a “megathrust” 8.9 magnitude earthquake on New Zealand’s fault line which could trigger deadly tsunamis. Experts believe that a rupture on the Hikurangi subduction zone… AFP 4 Collapsed building lies over parked cars in the aftermath of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch AFP 4 The giant quake rocked the New Zealand city in 2011 GNS Science 4 The Hikurangi subduction zone is the country's biggest fault line Experts gained crucial insight into studying the Kaikoura earthquake which rocked the South Island in 2016 while looking at other geological evidence for prehistoric quakes in the zone, reports NewsHub