Thousands stranded – and hundreds dead – as relentless monsoon floods batter India Asia-Pacific

Flood affected people are rescued in a tractor, right as volunteers go for rescue work in a truck, left, at Kainakary in Alappuzha district, Kerala state, India (AP Photo/Tibin Augustine) Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail August 18 2018 7:47 AM 0 Comments Thousands stranded – and hundreds dead – as relentless monsoon floods batter India Independent.ie Thousands of […]

Kim ‘can’t suppress his passionate joy’ at success of new weapon test Asia-Pacific

Display of capabilities: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Reuters Simon Denyer November 17 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Kim ‘can’t suppress his passionate joy’ at success of new weapon test Independent.ie North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected a newly developed “ultramodern tactical weapon”, state media said yesterday without specifying what kind of weapon […]

Asia-PacificAirline to introduce new breath test over drunk pilot Japan Airlines (JAL) will introduce a new breathalyser system at airports abroad after one of its pilots was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk.

According to the JAL report, the company interviewed 13 individuals, including the captains, who had been in contact with the co-pilot prior to the flight (stock picture) Sally Myles Mor November 17 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Airline to introduce new breath test over drunk pilot Independent.ie Japan Airlines (JAL) will introduce a new breathalyser […]

Judge orders White House to return CNN reporter’s pass A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

Donald Trump clashes with Jim Acosta (Evan Vucci/AP) Jessica Gresko and Michael Balsamo November 16 2018 4:27 PM 0 Comments Judge orders White House to return CNN reporter’s pass Independent.ie A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/president-trump/judge-orders-white-house-to-return-cnn-reporters-pass-37536363.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37536297.ece/5253b/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_1bedd541-3b19-4bc3-a85a-1f154b275f8e_embedded239573018 Email A […]

Judge orders White House to give CNN reporter back his press pass A US judge yesterday ordered the White House to temporarily restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass, which was revoked after a contentious press conference last week with President…

Legal win: CNN’s Jim Acosta speaks outside the US District Court in Washington yesterday. Photo: Getty Images Jan Wolfe November 17 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Judge orders White House to give CNN reporter back his press pass Independent.ie A US judge yesterday ordered the White House to temporarily restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press […]

President TrumpTrump takes helicopter tour over California landscape as wildfire death toll rises to 71 US President Donald Trump has taken a helicopter tour over the northern California landscape scorched by a killer wildfire.

US President Donald Trump views damage from wildfires in Paradise, California on November 17, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images US President Donald Trump greets California Governor Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom (L) as he arrives at Beale Air Force Base in California, November 17, 2018. – Trump is in California […]

At least 63 dead as number of people missing in California wildfire rises to more than 600 At least 63 people have died in a Northern California wildfire while 631 people are sill unaccounted for, authorities have said.

Travis Lee Hogan, of Paradise, comforts his mother, Bridgett Hogan, while they stay at a makeshift evacuation center for people displaced by the Camp Fire in Chico, California, U.S., November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester Smoke hangs over the scorched remains of Old Town Plaza following the wildfire in Paradise (Noah Berger/AP) A dog searches for […]

Uncovered: Special report on hate crimes in Trump’s America to reveal a divided country and expanding white nationalism Sonya King, a black Muslim woman was delivering food in Atlanta when her first customer of the…

Choked: Sonya King was attacked while delivering food in Atlanta. Photo by Megan Ross/News21 Flashpoint: a white supremacist militia member stands in front of counter-protesting clergy during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville last year Ignorance: Simran Jeet Singh, a senior religion fellow at the Sikh Coalition in New York, says many Americans believe […]

$90m Hockney painting sets new auction record A David Hockney painting has been sold for $90m (€79m), smashing the auction record for a living artist.

“Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),” by British artist David Hockney. Photo: AP Dean Gray November 17 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments $90m Hockney painting sets new auction record Independent.ie A David Hockney painting has been sold for $90m (€79m), smashing the auction record for a living artist. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/90m-hockney-painting-sets-new-auction-record-37537471.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37537773.ece/9dc49/AUTOCROP/h342/USHockney2.jpg Email A David […]