Number of migrants crossing English Channel declared ‘major incident’

The rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel has been declared a “major incident” by the UK home secretary, Sajid Javid. Javid also asked for an urgent call with his French counterpart to discuss the issue and appointed a gold commander to deal with the crisis. The Home Office said there was […]

5 missing US Marines declared dead after plane crash off the coast of Japan

The US Marine Corps called off its search for five missing Marines on Monday, after a F/A-18 Hornet fighter and C-130 Hercules cargo plane collided during a refueling exercise near Japan. The service members’ next-of-kin have been notified. The Marine Corps pointed to the missing KC-130’s flight data and cockpit voice recorders, and said it […]

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is being declared dead before it has even been born

Getty There is growing concern that Theresa May’s Brexit deal will be voted down by MPs in December, even if it is approved by her Cabinet this week.  At the centre of concerns remains proposals on how to keep open the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Parliamentary defeat would be disastrous […]

ISIS kidnappings soar in Iraq, despite declared victory over militants, but ‘media stays silent’

Despite the Western Coalition declaring victory over Islamic State in Iraq last year, the militants’ activity is surging. More Iraqis are kidnapped every month, as state media stays silent, a government security adviser told RT. The Western Coalition declared Iraq “completely liberated” from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in December, but the militants’ activities didn’t […]

Animal Kingdom Recap: Who Took a Bullet as the Codys Declared War?

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Tuesday’s bloody Animal Kingdom. Toward the end of Tuesday’s Animal Kingdom, Nicky only wanted one thing from J — and no, it wasn’t that. “You just have to promise me that you won’t let me die,” she said. Unfortunately, it looked an awful lot like that was going to […]

Hawaii’s Big Island Declared ‘Major Disaster’ by Trump Administration as Eruption Continues

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Pennsylvania’s special election may not get a recount as Democrat Lamb declared victory by less than 1,000 votes

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Despite the Democrat candidate Conor Lamb declaring victory with fewer than 1,000 votes in the lead, Pennsylvania’s election doesn’t have to go to a recount. Voters in each precinct would have to file a petition to trigger a recount. Only absentee and provisional ballots remain to be counted as Lamb leads with […]

Cheltenham 2018: Douvan declared for epic Altior showdown in Queen Mother Champion Chase

The eight-year-old’s trainer Willie Mullins and owner Rich Ricci had indicated they might avoid a clash with their other hope, Min, in Wednesday’s big race and wait for Thursday’s Ryanair Chase. But Douvan is one of nine horses declared for the two-mile championship, and Mullins said: “We discussed things last night. “Ruby [Walsh] has been […]

States of emergency declared in N. Carolina & Virginia for Winter Storm Grayson

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 22:37 Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) declared a state of emergency Wednesday as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Storm Warning for “severe winter weather conditions” in parts of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina through Thursday. McAuliffe urged residents to prepare for “travel disruptions, power outages and […]