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Duterte orders to regulate, limit use of firecrackers

Duterte orders to regulate, limit use of firecrackers

A community fireworks display shall be conducted as part of an event or celebration with professional or trained individuals licensed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in a controlled area and permitted by the local government. Davao City, President Duterte's hometown, has been enforcing total ban of firecrackers and pyrotechnics since 2001. Data from the Department of Health (DOH), the agency which drafted the said EO, the total number of firecracker-related injuries from December ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

Due in part Ftouhi shouting "Allahu Akbar", the FBI is investigating the incident as possible terrorist attack. After stabbing the officer in the neck, Ftouhi continued to yell, "Allah", several times, Sondgeroth's statement says. Miller, the airport chief, said Neville "fought him to the end", managing to stop the stabbing and bring Ftouhi to the ground as Miller and other officers arrived to help. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thousands lose power as heavy rains inundate New Orleans area

The greatest threat from Tropical Storm Cindy will be heavy rain. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 miles per hour with higher gusts. Rain bands began pushing ashore Tuesday even before the system reached tropical storm strength. Last June was an outlier, when Bonnie, Colin and Danielle all spun through the Atlantic Basin as tropical storms. But the heavy rains were on its east side, meaning the major rain threat stretched from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

To help accommodate passengers impacted by the cancellations, the airline is waiving change fees in Phoenix . When the air is that hot, it becomes too thin for the plane's wings to get enough lift to safely carry it into the sky. Phoenix , Tucson and Las Vegas are forecast to be within striking distance of all-time records. Phoenix has hit the 120 mark only three times in recorded history °™ the last time 22 years ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

Hodgkinson III, wounded two police officers in the shootout. Bill Schaumleffel recalled that he heard loud shots being fired outside his house, which stands about 500 feet behind Hodgkinson's home. Hodgkinson was said to have been among 1,000 volunteers around Davenport, but Becker said, "Nobody has a recollection of this guy coming in". The gunman's social media posts displayed strong anti-Trump sentiment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Three militants killed in J&K

Three militants killed in J&K

Indian army's northern command tweeted that they had recovered three weapons from the site. Army's Company Commander Major Kartik Manjal was hit by a bullet in the hand and was shifted to hospital. As soon as the cordon was being laid, the youth took to streets and pelted stones at forces to help militants escape, he said. Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Sopore township of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations

DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations

He said Saudi Arabia alone has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars. "We do not sue the president of the United States casually", Mr. Frosh said during a press conference announcing the lawsuit . At the heart of it is President Trump's decision not to divest himself from his business empire while he's in the White House . The lawsuit followed an earlier similar complaint by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , filed on January 23 in NY federal district court. Consulte Mais Informação

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F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston

F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston

The pilot was ejected and is being taken to an area hospital. Ebdon said the pilot was able to walk to the ambulance on his own. The airport was quickly evacuated, including children on a field trip. Witness Theresa Hodges tells KHOU 11 she was walking in a neighborhood near the airport when she heard the jet flying overhead. Officials said Beltway 8 was closed from Crenshaw to Galveston roads, and deputies from the Harris County Precinct 8 Constable's Office said they were blocking ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting Released

Dashboard camera footage of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by Minnesota police was released Tuesday. "Sir, I have something to tell you", Castile could then be heard saying . The tape that had not been released to the public was the dashcam video , but they released it today. " I'm not pulling it out ", Castile says. Less than 30 seconds after Yanez fired the shots, the dashcam video shows a young girl - Reynolds' daughter - slowly get out of the back seat of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump To Sign Executive Order On Apprenticeships

Trump To Sign Executive Order On Apprenticeships

He added, "We're empowering these companies, these unions, industry groups and federal agencies to go out and create new apprenticeships". Apprenticeships are few and far between. The apprenticeship program has broad bipartisan support. The executive order also charges the Secretaries of Defense, Labor, and Education and the Attorney General to promote apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs for several groups including high school students, persons now or formerly incarcerated, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Video shows runaway bus speeding backward down Brooklyn street

Video shows runaway bus speeding backward down Brooklyn street

Paul's Lutheran Church. Take a look here: "There was another vehicle that was parked on the corner", witness Khushbu Patel said. Because it hit that vehicle right there, it turned and then stopped right there at the church. The church was not severely damaged, authorities said. "I heard a loud crash and looked up to see an MTA bus in reverse quickly rolling down the street", Timmes said in an email to International Business Times Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Shoots Down Drone Close to Iraqi-Syrian Border

US Shoots Down Drone Close to Iraqi-Syrian Border

Australia's military yesterday said it was temporarily halting air missions over Syria , following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by United States forces. Despite bouts of relative calm, the pro-Assad Iranian-backed forces have continued to encroach, at one point moving along the periphery of the deconfliction area to the Iraqi border and driving a wedge between Tanf and the Euphrates River Valley. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brussels Attacker Wasn't Known To Anti-Terror Forces

Brussels Attacker Wasn't Known To Anti-Terror Forces

The bag, which contained nails and gas bottles , exploded a second time more violently, he added. Belgian authorities have carried out a host raids in the area over the past year. "We will go on living our lives as normal". We have avoided an attack that could have been a great deal worse. An AFP journalist reported that a controlled explosion was heard several hours after the attack. Consulte Mais Informação

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