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The Latest: Kosovo sends rescue team to help Albania

November 26, 2019 admin 0

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on a strong earthquake in Albania (all times local):9:15 a.m.Albania’s prime minister says neighboring Kosovo is sending an emergency team to help the country cope with the consequences of the quake that has killed at least six people.Edi Rama said Tuesday that Kosovo President Hashim Thaci called him and…

Winter storms threaten to snarl US holiday travel

Winter storms threaten to snarl US holiday travel

November 26, 2019 admin 0

DENVER (AP) — Overnight into Tuesday, a strong winter storm was expected to drop up to a foot of snow in parts of Colorado and Wyoming, prompting airlines to issue travel alerts and the National Weather Service to issue blizzard and winter weather warnings from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes.About a quarter of…

Strong quake hits Albania; at least 6 dead, 300 injured

Strong quake hits Albania; at least 6 dead, 300 injured

November 26, 2019 admin 0

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Albania early Tuesday, killing at least six people, injuring 300 and collapsing buildings.The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.4 quake, which struck just before 4 a.m. local time, had an epicenter 30 kilometers (19 miles) northwest of the capital, Tirana, at a depth of 20 kilometers (12…

Despite a landslide victory for Hong Kong’s democrats, Carrie Lam refuses to yield to protesters’ demands

Despite a landslide victory for Hong Kong’s democrats, Carrie Lam refuses to yield to protesters’ demands

November 26, 2019 admin 0

Updated November 26, 2019 16:43:09 Hong Kong’s embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the city’s overwhelming vote for pro-democracy candidates reveals “deficiencies in government”, but has refused to grant any more concessions to anti-Government protesters. Key points: Carrie Lam acknowledged the district council vote had a “political dimension” The pro-democracy bloc took 90 per cent…