https://93546-d-c.ooyala.com/content/images/1197/278152_636x357.jpg

Global News

Strong winds at this time of year can increase the rate of leaf fall which can potentially block drains or culverts and, with the heavy rainfall expected over Friday and Saturday, could well heighten the potential for flooding. Limerick City and County Council has crews on standby to deal with any serious issues as a result from Storm Callum. Originally, the warning for these counties was to be observed from 11pm Thursday night until 1pm on Friday.
  • Bulgarian Investigative Journalist murdered

    Bulgarian Investigative Journalist murdered

    Global News

    He said: "Viktoria's death, the brutal manner in which she was killed , is an execution". This week, Bulgarian journalist Victoria Marinova was brutally raped and murdered , making her the third journalist to be killed in Europe this year.
  • Trump says next meeting with North Korea's Kim being set up

    Trump says next meeting with North Korea's Kim being set up

    Global News

    Mr Kim held an unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, and pledged to work toward denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. DPRK is the acronym for the country's official name: Democratic People's Republic of Korea. That makes any focus on a second Trump-Kim summit misguided, Klingner of Heritage said.
  • Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

    Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

    Global News

    He was referring to the acrimonious debate over Mr Kavanaugh's nomination, after sexual assault allegations were made against him. "The Senate confirmation process was contentious and emotional", Justice Kavanaugh said. The result is a tacit endorsement of Kavanaugh's ruling on the limit of executive power in agency law, one that sets a precedent for future court cases unless the Supreme Court chooses to revisit it.
  • Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

    Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

    Global News

    His fiancee, waiting outside, said he never emerged and Turkish sources said they believe Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi policies, was killed inside the mission. "The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries is to be sure that if there is any loss of supply from Iran, that we will supply that".
  • US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    Global News

    This isn't always the way appointees are ushered out in the Trump era, and it shows how skillfully the former South Carolina Governor navigated this Administration and its volatile foreign policy. Maybe in a different capacity. President Trump makes remarks as United Nations Amb. Haley's is the latest resignation in a turbulent White House, where Trump is already on his third national security adviser and second secretary of state before even the midterm elections.
  • Hope Hicks Joins Fox as Head of Communications

    Global News

    She left the White House in April, after rising to prominence as a close Trump adviser during the 2016 presidential campaign. But she was one of the president's most trusted aides, and had worked for him at his real estate company before Trump was elected president.
  • United Kingdom spy poisoning suspect works for Russian intelligence, report says

    United Kingdom spy poisoning suspect works for Russian intelligence, report says

    Global News

    The suspect identified as Petrov was actually Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin , the Bellingcat group said. The website said it would publish the report on Tuesday. Unlike the case of Anatoliy Chepiga, "Petrov"'s cover identity retained most of the biographical characteristics of the authentic Mishkin - such as the exact birth date, first and patronymic name, and first names of his parents.
  • Brazil presidential elections: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round

    Brazil presidential elections: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round

    Global News

    His rhetoric has shown stark parallels with U.S. President Donald Trump. Mr Bolsonaro said "polling problems" during Sunday's election cheated him of outright victory. Workers' Party stalwarts are still fuming about the 2016 impeachment and removal from office of President Dilma Rousseff , da Silva's predecessor. Brazil's next Congress was also elected on Sunday, and in a seismic shift, Bolsonaro's once-tiny Social Liberal Party (PSL) was poised to become the second-largest force in ...
  • No reports of serious injuries after oil refinery explosion shakes Saint John

    Global News

    There were as many as 3,000 workers on the refinery Monday - but most of the facility was shut down for major maintenance, and almost all of the workers were contractors working on the turn-around. "I heard a rumbling, roaring sound". " We are actively assessing the situation at this time and will share more information when available ", it said.
  • Jenna Bush Hager Says She's 'Still Crying' After Sister Barbara Bush's Wedding

    Jenna Bush Hager Says She's 'Still Crying' After Sister Barbara Bush's Wedding

    Global News

    Barbara's sister, Jenna Bush Hager , wrote about the nuptial on Instagram. George W. and Laura Bush and former President George H.W. Bush were all at the wedding. Bush honored her late grandmother and namesake, former first lady Barbara Bush , by wearing one of her bracelets. The bridegroom, a native of Georgia and graduate of Vanderbilt University, is a screenwriter.
  • Limousine, vehicle collide in NY, 20 dead

    Limousine, vehicle collide in NY, 20 dead

    Global News

    A witness named by local media as Bill Waterson said the limousine was carrying a party on their way to a wedding reception, although this was not confirmed by police. A few have left bouquets of flowers wrapped in colored cellophane at the edge of the ditch, others make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. Before the limousine crashed, on the way to a birthday party , one of the victims, Erin McGowan, texted a friend that the limousine was in bad condition and appeared to have motor ...