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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake triggers landslides in Guatemala near Mexico border

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake triggers landslides in Guatemala near Mexico border

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.9 natural disaster reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) southwest of Tajumulco, Guatemala . It caused some structural damage to homes and triggered landslides. The epicenter was 20 kilometers (13 miles) west of San Marcos, Guatemala , which has about 25,000 residents. Schools in the affected region have been closed for the day while building inspections are carried out. Consulte Mais Informação

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Singapore PM accused of abusing power by siblings

Singapore PM accused of abusing power by siblings

Lee Hsien Yang , who is chair of Singapore's aviation authority, told the BBC he would "leave Singapore soon" and was "looking at a number of options" on places to move to. Hsien Yang, a former brigadier-general like his brother, added that he "will leave Singapore for the foreseeable future" over the widening rift. "Expressing fears about organs of the state being exercised against them and depicting the prime minister as an agent against meritocracy is hardly helpful for the PAP - ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

Some EU officials and members of the European Parliament took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May - who called the UK's snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. Former Conservative cabinet minister Owen Paterson, asked about her future, said: "Let's see how it pans out". "Honestly, it feels nearly like she is nearly not aware of what has happened in the last 24 hours", Conservative lawmaker Heidi Allen told LBC radio. Consulte Mais Informação

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UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including shooter

UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including shooter

A witness said she believed the suspect was a driver who shot at other drivers during a morning meeting at the facility that operates as a packaging sorting hub and delivery center, according to ABC7. Police are now conducting a search of the building, they said. The Special Ops continues to search the building for additional victims & witnesses. Neither the SFPD nor UPS has confirmed the identity of the shooter, nor have any of the victims' names been released. Consulte Mais Informação

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GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds

GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds

It's a disgusting bill that will deprive millions of Americans from critical health insurance, in particular the more than four million Latino adults and over 600,000 Latino children that gained coverage since 2013 under the ACA. "The American Health Care Act is shortsighted in providing massive tax cuts to the wealthy while ripping the health insurance rug out from underneath low-income individuals who will still need health care even if it is not provided". Consulte Mais Informação

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 pm for northern IN counties

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 pm for northern IN counties

The threats we are more concerned with being an issue for our area are damaging winds in excess of 60 miles per hour, hail up to a quarter in size, and heavy rain. Isolated severe storms are happening now in northeast IL, near Waukegan, and in eastern Wisconsin. If this line indeed develops, the most likely threat would be damaging wind, heavy rain and to a lesser extent some hail. Consulte Mais Informação

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Theresa May 'promises to get Tories out of the mess she created'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said there had been "positive engagement" so far. Lawmakers added that there were no dissenting voices at the meeting and that the last thing Britain needed was another election or leadership race. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal. The resignations were reportedly demanded by Tory MPs as the price of their supporting the Prime Minister. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hospital: Multiple California shooting victims

Hospital: Multiple California shooting victims

The shooting is not related to terrorism, Chaplin added. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut said the unnamed gunman was an employee who turned the gun on himself . Wednesday, with two more injured and being treated at SF General, according to the Chronicle . A witness told NBC News she was driving up Bryant Street with her husband when she saw dozens of UPS employees running in the opposite direction. Consulte Mais Informação

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DUP and Conservatives hold talks

DUP and Conservatives hold talks

She met DUP leader Arlene Foster , whose eurosceptic Northern Irish party has 10 parliamentary seats, for over one hour of talks in Downing Street, though both Ms. May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU. Consulte Mais Informação

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France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner admitted that voter participation - the lowest for six decades - was "a failure of this election" and that Macron's camp would need to reach out to those who stayed away. The measures follow the scandal that destroyed the presidential bid of Republicans candidate Francois Fillon, who has been charged over payments to his wife and two of his children for suspected fake jobs as parliamentary assistants. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fed Hikes Interest Rates Despite Declining Inflation

Fed Hikes Interest Rates Despite Declining Inflation

The US Federal Reserve today raised its headline interest rate by 0.25 per cent. But with the US economy much improved now, it needs less of the Fed's monetary medicine. Overall, rates are still very low compared to prior decades. Prior to the Great Recession, it never exceeded $1 trillion. Q. How could the Fed's actions affect other countries around the world? The signal is the Fed's belief that the US economy is strong, that it is operating near or at its capacity. Consulte Mais Informação

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Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark

The baseball team was practicing for the annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Alexandria Police Chief Michael L. Brown said units responded to a 911 call at 7:09 a.m. Shimkus plays on the baseball team but was not there during the shooting. The gunman's motives are still unclear, with FBI Special Agent Tim Slater saying it's still "really early in the investigation". Consulte Mais Informação

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Golden State Warriors take NBA title

Before you knock LeBron for his 3-5 NBA Finals record, take a closer look at the teams he took there. In South Florida LeBron will always be appreciated for bringing two NBA titles to Miami and loathed for bolting to Cleveland and grumbled about for the two NBA Finals when he and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh didn't win. Consulte Mais Informação

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critical, hospital says

A gunman opened fire on a baseball field in a Washington ., D.C. suburb, wounding a senior U.S. Republican congressman and at least three other people as a team of lawmakers and their staff practiced ahead of a charity game. The lawmakers were practising for the annual congressional ballgame that organisers vowed would go ahead as planned on Thursday at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals . Consulte Mais Informação

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Harvard's 1st female president to step down

Harvard's 1st female president to step down

Faust is a historian of the American Civil War and plans to take a sabbatical and continue her scholarship. She oversaw a dramatic expansion of financial aid, helping students attend Harvard without leaving them saddled with debt. During her tenure, Faust waded into campus controversies In 2011, she brought Navy ROTC back to campus, reestablishing a military training unit that had been banned for decades in a legacy of the Vietnam War. Consulte Mais Informação

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