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Worldwide Kerala rains: Kochi International airport suspends operations till Sunday
Author: 0 Kerala rains: Kochi International airport suspends operations till Sunday

The official Twitter handle of Kerala CM tweeted, "CIAL has informed that the operations of the Cochin International Airport , Kochi (COK) will remain suspended till 1500 hrs of Sunday (11/08/2019)". There has been widespread heavy to extremely heavy rainfall across Kerala, leading to flooding and landslides . Airport Operations suspended till midnight as a precautionary measure, he told reporters.

Author: 0 London hit by power outage in suspected national grid failure

The power cuts across the United Kingdom caused pandemonium as commuters attempted to get home for the weekend. The UK is experiencing major power failures , with trains, airports and traffic lights having all been affected, the BBC reports.

Worldwide US warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with Global Positioning System
Author: 0 US warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with Global Positioning System

Iran's defense minister said Israel's involvement in a USA -led coalition in the Persian Gulf "would be extremely provocative and have disastrous consequences for the region". Katz told the committee that he had instructed Israel's Foreign Ministry to work to include Tel Aviv in the US-led mission after a recent visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Worldwide Parliament vs prime minister: Can a no-deal Brexit be blocked?
Author: 0 Parliament vs prime minister: Can a no-deal Brexit be blocked?

Polling and, crucially, the UK's first past the post electoral system, along with the current unpopularity of Labour , suggests that Johnson may feel confident of triumphing in an election . Were Swinson to get into No 10, Leavers would likely fear Brexit being scrapped altogether. If Mr Johnson tried to "bury himself" in Downing Street and tried to stop a new government taking over, the monarch would step in despite the risks of getting embroiled in politics, the Remainer source said.

Worldwide US Ambassador to Russia Huntsman Steps Down From His Post
Author: 0 US Ambassador to Russia Huntsman Steps Down From His Post

In a resignation letter sent Tuesday morning to President Trump, Huntsman characterized his tenure as a "historically difficult" time in bilateral relations. Russian Federation has also maintained close ties with major USA rivals, such as Iran and China. Huntsman was governor of Utah from 2005 and 2009 and is rumored to be considering a run for the position.

Worldwide Trump Says Seoul Agreed to Pay the US More for its Defense
Author: 0 Trump Says Seoul Agreed to Pay the US More for its Defense

The U.S.is still hoping to hold another round of nuclear talks with North Korea despite the country's recent missile tests , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. This indicates that Pyongyang does not intend to sit idle while the United States and its allies not only increase their sanctions pressure on the DPRK, but have signalled that they haven't abandoned a more traditional method of pressure - using force.

Worldwide Hot temps and rain chances continue
Author: 0 Hot temps and rain chances continue

With the higher humidity, now add the warmth as temps reach the mid 80s thanks to some sunny breaks through the first half of the day. It will be partly sunny, humid and in the mid-80s on Tuesday, with the chance of storms rising to 50 percent, the federal forecasters say.

Worldwide Gang leader attempts jailbreak dressed as daughter
Author: 0 Gang leader attempts jailbreak dressed as daughter

According to a police officer, Clauvino's nervousness gave him away when he approached the officer to return his daughter's ID. Prison authorities in Rio de Janeiro released a video showing the inmate wearing a wig, a silicone mask, a bra and a tight-fitting T-shirt.

Worldwide Clouds, rain will give way to more sunshine as weekend nears: Forecast
Author: 0 Clouds, rain will give way to more sunshine as weekend nears: Forecast

Scattered rain showers and storms will be possible as a cold front approaches Kentucky. The threat of hit-or-miss, late-day storms continues to be the case through much of the forecast period. The result will be not as many showers and slightly warmer high temperatures. The National Weather Service said the strongest of those could bring damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour, heavy rain and deadly lightning.

Worldwide Zarif says Iran will act over 'maritime offences' in Gulf
Author: 0 Zarif says Iran will act over 'maritime offences' in Gulf

It was unclear, however, why the ship would be transferring fuel to Arab gulf states, which are also major energy exporters. Tensions have spiked between Tehran and the West after Iranian commandos boarded the Stena Impero in retaliation to the British capture of an Iranian oil tanker near Gibraltar.

Worldwide China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'
Author: 0 China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

The remarks, at a news conference in Beijing , were made by Yang Guang, a spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council. "We call on people from all walks of life in Hong Kong to unequivocally oppose and resist violence", Mr Yang said on July 29, when he also labelled protesters "evil' and "criminals".

Worldwide Uruguay issues USA travel warning after mass shootings
Author: 0 Uruguay issues USA travel warning after mass shootings

Tens of thousands of Mexicans legally cross the border each day to work and shop in El Paso. Almost all of the places listed have been the sites of mass shootings in the USA, although the list was hardly exhaustive. As funerals and memorials are beginning, here is how you can help following the attacks in El Paso. "After arriving in El Paso, Crusius got lost in a neighbourhood, and he found the Walmart because he was hungry", he said, adding that the accused cooperated with the police ...

Worldwide Police Say Ohio Shooter Connor Betts Killed His Own Sister
Author: 0 Police Say Ohio Shooter Connor Betts Killed His Own Sister

Within approximately 20 seconds, six officers were running toward the hail of bullets pouring from the shooter's.223-caliber high capacity rifle with 100-round drum magazines. At a Sunday afternoon press conference, police said they are going looking for any indication of motives. The other person in the vehicle, was also shot in the attack, but he has survived.

Worldwide Rep. Escobar: Trump Should Not Visit El Paso
Author: 0 Rep. Escobar: Trump Should Not Visit El Paso

President Trump's own Federal Bureau of Investigation director has indicated that white supremacy-related domestic terrorism is on the rise. He was captured alive, and the shooting is being probed as an act of domestic terrorism . The rule would have used Social Security records to add about 75,000 names to the database used in background checks of gun buyers (from licensed firearms dealers).

Worldwide Erdogan publicly announces Turkey invasion east of the Euphrates
Author: 0 Erdogan publicly announces Turkey invasion east of the Euphrates

But Ankara sees it as an offshoot of the Kurdish PKK, which has fought a bloody insurgency inside Turkey for the past 35 years. Turkey wants to control - in coordination with the USA - a 19-25 mile-deep zone within Syria, east of the Euphrates River, and wants no Syrian Kurdish forces there.

Worldwide Greenland loses 11 billion tonnes of ice in one day
Author: 0 Greenland loses 11 billion tonnes of ice in one day

Journalist Laurie Garrett posted a video this week showing a charging river of glacial melt in Greenland. It looks like yes. Now, it is accelerating the annual summer melt of the ice sheet and causing massive ice loss. In the long term, climate change is expected to cause even more-rapid melting - melting that is even more extreme than predicted by even the worst-case models just a few years ago.

Worldwide Multiple people killed in Texas shooting
Author: 0 Multiple people killed in Texas shooting

The attack also left 26 injured. "The scene was a horrific one", said El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen, adding that numerous 26 people who were hurt had life-threatening injuries. The shooting in OH marked the 31st deadly mass shooting in America this year, defined as those where at least three people are killed by gun violence in a single episode.