Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 21

Twenty-one coal miners were killed when a mine collapsed in northern China, state media reported Sunday. The disaster occurred Saturday in Shenmu in Shaanxi province in the heart of the country’s coal-mining belt, according to state TV and the Xinhua News Agency. Sixty-six other miners were rescued, the city government said in a statement. The number of fatalities reported in […]

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Top Notch back in business at Kempton with eyes on the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson was delighted with his eight-year-old's return to fences revealing he suffered a setback early in the season. He stayed on well to win the Listed 32Red Casino Chase for prominent owners Simon Munir and Isaac Soude. Bookmakers reacted by cutting Top Notch into as short as 8-1 for the Grade 1 Ryanair over two-and-a-half-miles. Henderson said of the 6-4 […]

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Airline employee goes viral after video shows him dancing on the tarmac

When Jahmaul Allen danced on the tarmac at Toronto Pearson International Airport as an airplane prepared for takeoff this holiday season, he thought the only people who would see his moves were the passengers, and more specifically, the crying child onboard who he was trying to make smile. “I felt like I needed to brighten that child’s life,” Allen told […]

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China slams Canada's 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei CFO

China says Canada has violated her human rights by not allowing Meng proper medical care while in detainment. China has criticised Canada over its treatment of Huawei Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Canada last week. The Chinese government said Canada has not allowed Meng proper medical care while in detainment and has called for her immediate […]

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Jennie-O recalls more than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey

A Minnesota-based poultry producer is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with salmonella. The Jennie-O Turkey Store products have markings saying to use or freeze by Nov. 12 or 13. The recall includes plain ground turkey and turkey with taco or Italian seasonings. The products were shipped to Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, […]

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The US is on the edge of the economic precipice – and Trump may push it over

On Friday, Donald Trump said: “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown.” It was one of his rare uses of the pronoun “we” instead of his preferred – and in this case far more appropriate – “I”. Chaos at home, fear abroad: Trump unleashed puts western world on edge The shutdown is indubitably his. Congress offered him a […]

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Minister interrupts interview to compliment journalist’s LIPSTICK

Bizarre moment Business Minister interrupts radio interview to compliment journalist’s LIPSTICK colour  Claire Perry reveals she hadn’t seen a Brexit business pack and talked make-up  She dramatically changed the subject during the live BBC Radio 5 Live interview  Host Emma Barnett looked bemused when the Minister focused on her lipstick  But the BBC journalist was determined to get answers on […]

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China blasts US media reports of forced labor in Muslim area

Interested in China? China is striking back at U.S. news media reports about forced labor in its heavily Muslim region of Xinjiang. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the reports are “a malicious attack that severely distorts the fact.” The Associated Press and other media have reported that Muslims detained in internment camps have in some cases been […]

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