Measles alert as cases soar 300% in first three months of this year, experts warn

THE NUMBER of cases of measles shot up a terrifying 300 per cent worldwide in the first three months of 2019, the UN has warned. Fear is now growing over the impact anti-vaxxers are having on public health. Measles is highly contagious and can be entirely prevented by having the jab – but increasing numbers… Continue reading Measles alert as cases soar 300% in first three months of this year, experts warn

BREAKING: Delilah songwriter Les Reed dies aged 83

He was well known for co-writing Tom Jones hits Delilah and It’s Not Unusual, as well as Engelbert Humperdinck’s The Last Waltz. Reed also served as a pianist in The John Barry Seven and conducted his own orchestra for more than 10 years. The songwriter’s family confirmed the tragic news, saying in a statement to… Continue reading BREAKING: Delilah songwriter Les Reed dies aged 83

‘Patriotic’ Gulf War veteran is ordered to take down Union flag

‘Patriotic’ Gulf War veteran is ordered to take down Union flag in his back garden after a neighbour branded it a ‘NUISANCE’ that was ‘spoiling his view’ Andrew Smith installed the flag pole in his garden in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire He erected the Union flag to pay tribute to the UK after six years of service… Continue reading ‘Patriotic’ Gulf War veteran is ordered to take down Union flag

Fiance killed bride-to-be in front of her son by making her drink ACID

Fiance killed his bride-to-be in front of her five-year-old son by forcing her to drink ACID and leaving her as she died in agony over three days Alexander Larin, 33, poisoned Olga Ryadchikova, 42, in front of her son Nikita The child said his mother ‘was lying in the corridor and squirming like a worm’… Continue reading Fiance killed bride-to-be in front of her son by making her drink ACID

‘Have a nice day’: ISIS fanatics revel in Notre Dame inferno

‘Have a nice day’: ISIS fanatics revel in Notre Dame’s destruction as they describe the inferno as ‘retribution and punishment’ ISIS affiliated propaganda group made a heartless poster of the inferno in Paris It was accompanied by a cruel message bidding ‘au revoir’ to Notre Dame The world mourned as the 850-year-old cathedral erupted in flames… Continue reading ‘Have a nice day’: ISIS fanatics revel in Notre Dame inferno

Deported illegal immigrant whose spouse is a fallen US soldier allowed reentry into US: report

An illegal immigrant who was deported last week has been allowed reentry into the U.S., according to a report.  (ice.gov) An illegal immigrant whose wife – a U.S. soldier – died while serving in Afghanistan, was allowed re-entry into the U.S. on Monday after immigration officials deported him from his Arizona home last week, according… Continue reading Deported illegal immigrant whose spouse is a fallen US soldier allowed reentry into US: report

Notre Dame fire: cathedral’s age, timber structure likely made fighting the blaze tougher

Is there anything firefighters could have done to control the blaze that tore through Paris’ historic Notre Dame Cathedral sooner? Experts say the combination of a structure that’s more than 850 years old, built with heavy timber construction and soaring open spaces, and lacking sophisticated fire-protection systems left firefighters with devastatingly few options Monday once… Continue reading Notre Dame fire: cathedral’s age, timber structure likely made fighting the blaze tougher

Man Accused of Leaving Baby Daughter in Car After Vehicle Bursts Into Flames During Police Chase

A South Carolina man is being accused of leaving his baby daughter to die in a burning car during a wild police chase in South Carolina. At around 10:20 p.m. on Friday, officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on Highway 14 in Greenville, Fox Carolina reports. Shortly after, a chase ensued as the driver,… Continue reading Man Accused of Leaving Baby Daughter in Car After Vehicle Bursts Into Flames During Police Chase

Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: police

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Colombia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement. “Police have determined four people are deceased at three locations within a 5 km (3.1 mile) radius,” the statement said. “A man matching the suspect’s… Continue reading Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: police

Saudi Crown Prince meets commander of U.S. Central Command: report

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met U.S. Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie in the capital Riyadh to discuss cooperation between the two countries, especially in the military arena, Saudi Press Agency said late on Monday. They reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and latest developments in the region, SPA… Continue reading Saudi Crown Prince meets commander of U.S. Central Command: report

Canada lawmaker says Trudeau's warning against white supremacy is ethnic attack

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Maxime Bernier, the founder of a right-wing party running in Canada’s October federal election, said on Monday that Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s warnings about the dangers of white supremacy were an attack on an “entire ethnicity.” Bernier, a former Cabinet minister who quit the Conservative Party last year to form his… Continue reading Canada lawmaker says Trudeau's warning against white supremacy is ethnic attack

Meteorologist says she got death threats for interrupting the Masters

Meteorologist says she got DEATH THREATS for interrupting the final round of The Masters to issue tornado warnings Ella Dorsey, a meteorologist at CBS46 at Atlanta said she received death threats for interrupting the Masters golf tournament  Dorsey was focused on tornado watches around Georgia while Tiger Woods was about to make his big comeback… Continue reading Meteorologist says she got death threats for interrupting the Masters

1 Marine dead, another in custody after shooting in barracks

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 15 Fox News Flash top headlines for April 15 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Marine is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a fellow Marine at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina. Cpl. Tyler P. Wallingford, 21, of Standish,… Continue reading 1 Marine dead, another in custody after shooting in barracks

Michelle Obama: Former First Lady’s HEART WRENCHING response to Notre Dame fire

The former First Lady said: “My heart aches with the people of France. The majesty of Notre Dame, the history, artistry, and spirituality took our breath away. Lifting us to a higher understanding of who we are and who we can be.” She went on to say that the historic Paris cathedral “will soon awe… Continue reading Michelle Obama: Former First Lady’s HEART WRENCHING response to Notre Dame fire

WWE fans FURIOUS with Vince McMahon as War Raiders debut on Raw with new name

The NXT Tag Team Champions featured on Monday Night Raw for the first time. Hanson and Rowe — going by their new names Ivar and Erik — made their main roster debut. The two have often used Viking costumes and extras during NXT Takeover. They teamed up with The Revival to take on the team of… Continue reading WWE fans FURIOUS with Vince McMahon as War Raiders debut on Raw with new name

Yet another study confirms it: NY has the worst economic prospects

Here’s an awful “bragging right” for the state: For the sixth straight year under Gov. Cuomo, New York ranks dead last in economic outlook in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual “Rich States, Poor States” study, out Monday. The study used 15 measures (taxes, minimum-wage laws, regulatory burdens, labor policies, etc.) to gauge which states… Continue reading Yet another study confirms it: NY has the worst economic prospects

Notre Dame fire – Salma Hayek's French billionaire husband Francois-Henri Pinault pledges £86MILLION as Macron begs for help to rebuild cathedral

SALMA Hayek's French billionaire husband Francois-Henri Pinault has pledged £86million to help rebuild Notre Dame after the devastating blaze. French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore the cathedral and begged for international help to rebuild the Paris landmark. Macron said a national fundraising campaign to save Notre Dame would be launched today and he… Continue reading Notre Dame fire – Salma Hayek's French billionaire husband Francois-Henri Pinault pledges £86MILLION as Macron begs for help to rebuild cathedral

IRA victims' families furious as Shamima Begum to get legal aid despite them denied cash after 1982 Hyde Park bombing

THE families of IRA victims who were denied cash after the 1982 Hyde Park bombing are furious Shamima Begum is set to get legal aid, it has been reported. They branded it an “outrage” the jihadi bride was in line to receive public funding after they battled for years to get taxpayer help for their… Continue reading IRA victims' families furious as Shamima Begum to get legal aid despite them denied cash after 1982 Hyde Park bombing

Bill Weld says he’ll challenge Trump for GOP’s 2020 nomination

BOSTON — Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says he is seeking the Republican nomination against President Donald Trump in 2020. Weld said Monday in announcing his candidacy that “it is time to return to the principles of Lincoln — equality, dignity and opportunity for all.” He said, in his words, “There is no greater cause… Continue reading Bill Weld says he’ll challenge Trump for GOP’s 2020 nomination

Lead kills 1st Yellowstone golden eagle fitted with tracker

The first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park fitted with a tracking device has died of lead poisoning, likely after consuming bullet fragments while scavenging the remains of an animal killed by a hunter, officials said Monday. Wearing a GPS unit like a backpack, the adult, female eagle had flown outside Yellowstone into areas where… Continue reading Lead kills 1st Yellowstone golden eagle fitted with tracker

End capitalism says Frankie Boyle in New World Order, one of the no Marx of BBC comedy

THERE was a call to overthrow international capitalism last week – and it came on a BBC television show. Which hardly narrows down the field of possibilities, I realise. You’re probably thinking it could be just about anything from ­Question Time or Politics Live to the Twirlywoos or Tree Fu Tom, given the slanted nature… Continue reading End capitalism says Frankie Boyle in New World Order, one of the no Marx of BBC comedy

Nova Scotia looks for proposals on Pictou County coal exploration

Nova Scotia is looking for a company to explore and assess a coalfield near Westville, N.S., according to a Request For Proposals (RFP) that the province’s department of energy and mines tweeted on Monday. The province says that they’re looking for a company to explore the area, better known as the Pictou Coalfield, after receiving… Continue reading Nova Scotia looks for proposals on Pictou County coal exploration

Why Lori Loughlin's 'Only Choice' Was to Plead Not Guilty

Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband pleaded not guilty Monday to two charges against them in the college admissions cheating scandal — and a legal source close to the couple tells PEOPLE that having rejected an offer for a deal from prosecutors, their plea was “the only choice they’ve got.” “She probably should have taken… Continue reading Why Lori Loughlin's 'Only Choice' Was to Plead Not Guilty

Small plane crashes in Long Island, all passengers survive

A plane carrying three people, a pilot and two tourists from Korea, crashed into the front lawn of a home on Long Island, New York. The small, single-engine Cessna plane crashed into power lines around 10 p.m. Sunday. The wires suspended the aircraft about a foot from the ground, preventing it from actually striking the… Continue reading Small plane crashes in Long Island, all passengers survive