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Trump announces next Interior Secretary pick

The department is charged with overseeing drilling, grazing and other uses of public lands. Bernhardt is an attorney who held positions at the Interior Department during the George W. Bernhardt has always been an advocate of reforming the Endangered Species Act, the law that protects plants and animals at risk from resource extraction and development. Consulte Mais Informação

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Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

The Bureau of Meteorology said a slow-moving monsoonal trough was sitting above northern Queensland state, with some areas expected to receive more than a year's worth of rain before conditions ease. "A number of sites including Upper Bluewater (1230mm), Paluma (1181mm), Upper Black River (1034mm) and Woolshed (1008mm) have recorded more than a metre of rainfall over the past seven days", Queensland Flood Services Manager Victoria Dodds said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Taliban to meet anti-govt leaders in Moscow

The negotiations consisted of a closed-door meeting between the Afghanistan High Peace Council and the political office of the Taliban movement in Doha, which took part in this kind of meeting for the first time. The former leader Karzai confirmed his attendance at the talks, saying in a tweet he would carry a message of "peace, unity, sovereignty and progress for all of us". Consulte Mais Informação

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in hot water over call with Jeremy Corbyn

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in hot water over call with Jeremy Corbyn

The freshman congresswoman's 70 percent top tax rate proposal might have been a big hit among her social media followers, but it seems as though numerous ultra-rich aren't on board with her plan . "You're either for it or you're against it". This week we took a look at the most important conversations - about money - to have with your significant other before signing a lease together, what actually happens if you let your student loan payments slide for a month, and why if you ever want to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

US President Donald Trump blamed Russian Federation for the move. "The NATO Council's statement lacks elementary logic: the United States quits the treaty while NATO is going to "deter" Russian Federation", the Foreign Ministry said, adding that it was Moscow that in recent years systematically and consistently tried to persuade the American side to conduct a concrete and professional dialogue with the aim of enhancing the viability of the INF Treaty and preserving its systemic role for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Huge blast heard in Somali capital Mogadishu

Huge blast heard in Somali capital Mogadishu

The blast destroyed several buildings nearby, Abdulle added. "We know that at least five people died in the blast but the death toll may rise", the officer said. Its latest assault in Kenya, a suicide and gun attack at an office and hotel complex in the capital Nairobi last month, killed 21 people. Al Shabaab's militants also carry out attacks outside Somalia, especially in Kenya to pressure it to withdraw troops who form part of an African peacekeeping force that helps defend the central ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Court papers: Witness claims El Chapo had sex with minors

Court papers: Witness claims El Chapo had sex with minors

After almost three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury is due to begin deliberations on Monday at the USA trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman . For 5,000 dollars (£3,800), the girl of Guzman's choice would be sent to a secluded Sinaloa ranch, Cifuentes claimed in the papers. Prosecutors say he is responsible for smuggling at least 200 tonnes of cocaine into the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Environment Canada issues freezing drizzle and freezing rain warnings for Sudbury

Environment Canada issues freezing drizzle and freezing rain warnings for Sudbury

Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. With the snow pack melting due to temperatures above freezing stretching into Monday, the Dense Fog Advisory could be extended further. If driving tonight or Sunday , reduce speeds if you encounter low visibility, use low beam headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected. Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10

It's been heavily rumored that we'll see Samsung's much-anticipated foldable phone - which may or may not be called the Galaxy F - at the february 20 event. Moreover, it also comes with a few design changes. The Samsung Galaxy S10E is sporting the Infinity-O Display panel, dual rear camera setup, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oceania / Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

Oceania / Military steps in as Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

A record 1.16 metres (3.8 ft) of rain has fallen across the Townsville area over the past seven days, with another 100 millimetres expected to be dumped over the area on Monday, the Bureau of Meteorology said. 'Small boats worked through the night to evacuate members of the community, ' said local commander Brigadier Scott Winter. Ergon Energy's spokesperson Emma Oliveri told the AFP that more than 16,000 people were without power, with the supplier unable to say when the lights will come ... Consulte Mais Informação

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