9/11 widow begs for return of wedding rings that include gems from her late husband
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:42
Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried. Now, she is pleading for the return of her ring and two diamond bands that disappeared last month after she left them on night stand in a home a co-worker rented in Westhampton, New York. Iken-Murphy said she reported the rings missing to Southampton police, […]
 
'Nobody can stop it': Saudi oil attack signals an escalating crisis
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:42

Trump is letting Riyadh decide about whether to retaliate against Iran – and if that happens, Iranians would likely raise the stakes

The attack on Saudi oil facilities is the latest, most violent, example of an escalating series of gambits rival powers in the Gulf aimed at achieving their objectives by all measures short of all-out war.

But the chances of avoiding such a devastating conflict diminish each time the stakes are raised.

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FAA chief to test out changes to Boeing 737 Max software in simulator
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:42
The new chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says he plans to test out Boeing's software changes to the 737 Max in a simulator.
 
Alleged cable thief badly burnt after sub-station cable explodes
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:41
The cable exploded while the suspect was allegedly in the middle of the alleged act, said City Power.
 
Striking UAW workers want Trump to stay out of negotiations with GM
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:40
Some United Auto Workers members on strike and walking picket lines outside General Motors plants in Michigan respond to the president's tweet.
 
Democrats are focused on impeaching Trump, not Kavanaugh, Nadler says
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:35
"We have our hands full with impeaching the president right now, and that's going to take up our limited resources and time for a while," Nadler said on a radio show.
 
Oil prices could go much higher if there is a military escalation after Saudi attack
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:19
The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response.
 
Lotto results: National Lottery Set For Life winning numbers for Monday, September 16
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:15
We'll bring you the winning National Lottery Set For Life numbers for Monday, September 16  - live breaking updates and results below
 
Rassie’s Irishman already has the feel of a trump card
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:08
Much like Eddie Jones in 2007, it at least sounds like Felix Jones is already having an influence on the Springboks' World Cup assault.
 
Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:00

Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey shows

A majority of Australians either approve of the medevac procedures, or think more needs to be done to protect the health and welfare of asylum seekers offshore, according to the latest Guardian Essential poll.

While the fortnightly survey of 1,093 respondents finds majority support (52%) for offshore detention, with 25% signalling strong support for Australia’s harsh deterrence framework – 41% of the survey thinks the medevac procedures strike a balance between strong borders and humane treatment for people in offshore detention, and 23% argue the legislation does not go far enough to provide humane treatment for people in offshore detention.

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How 'blatant' drug dealers 'treated like celebrities' in Diamond Strip bars were brought to justice
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:00
As the last batch of criminals are sentenced for their roles in dealing cocaine through upmarket bars, police share the inside story of the sting which caught them
 
High School Football Schedule Week #5 2019
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:55
SUPER 16 Sports Final   Week #5               9-20-2019 —————————————————————-   The Super 16: ———————- CENTRAL COLUMBIA #1          SOUTHERN COLUMBIA #2          VALLEY VIEW HONESDALE #3         DALLAS WYOMING VALLEY WEST SELINSGROVE #4        BERWICK #5        MONTOURSVILLE LOYALSOCK TUNKHANNOCK AREA #6         WYOMING AREA #7          TAMAQUA BLUE MOUNTAIN #9          MT. CARMEL AREA […]
 
Browns’ Chris Smith says he will play tonight in honor of girlfriend: ‘She would want me to keep doing what I love’
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:53
Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith, who is mourning the loss of his girlfriend, said he will play in tonight’s Monday Night football game against the New York Jets. In a statement, through his spokesperson, Smith said, “I am going to play tonight because it is something she would want me to do. She would want me to keep doing what I love and stay strong. I play for her tonight. She is my why.” Smith’s girlfriend, Petara Cordero, 26, […]
 
Johnson humiliated by Luxembourg PM at 'empty chair' press conference
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:52

Xavier Bettel gesticulates at empty podium as British PM skips press conference amid loud protests

Boris Johnson was left humiliated and his claims of progress in the Brexit negotiations in tatters after a chaotic visit to Luxembourg ended in the prime minister being mocked by a fellow European leader for cancelling a press appearance to avoid protesters.

Johnson was booed and jeered as he left a working lunch with the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, before opting out of plans to speak alongside Luxembourg’s prime minister, Xavier Bettel, after being targeted by a larger crowd.

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Middle East drones signal end to era of fast jet air supremacy
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:48

Tiny, cheap, unmanned and hard-to-detect aircraft are transforming conflicts across region

In the history of modern warfare, “own the skies, win the war” has been a constant maxim. Countries with the best technology and biggest budgets have devoted tens of billions to building modern air forces, confident they will continue to give their militaries primacy in almost any conflict.

Tiny, cheap, unmanned aircraft have changed that, especially over the battlefields of the Middle East. In the past three months alone, drones have made quite an impact in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and possibly now Saudi Arabia, where half the country’s oil production - and up to 7% of the world’s global supply – has been taken offline by a blitz that caused no air raid sirens and seems to have eluded the region’s most advanced air warning systems.

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Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:43
Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
 
Sunderland tyre fire RECAP: Firefighters ask public to stay away as they tackle blaze
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:41
A tyre fire broke out on Beach Street in Ayre's Quay in Sunderland and firefighters are asking the public to avoid the area
 
Boris Johnson flees from anti-Brexit protestors, dodges questions during EU talks
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:34
Britain has failed to come up with any credible way to revive the Brexit withdrawal deal, said Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel.
 
Mercedes-Benz ups ante against Tesla Model S with all-electric Vision EQS concept car
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:34
The Vision EQS sits alongside an already growing array of production models from Mercedes that underscore its determination to dethrone Tesla as king of the emerging battery-car market.
 
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