Evacuations in New Zealand as Cyclone Cook nears
Cyclone Cook has arrived in New Zealand coastal waters this morning and MetService is following its movement very closely. Authorities are now anxious about how Cyclone Cook will impact land that is already saturated from heavy rains.
South Korea's Former President Park Charged in Corruption Probe
Lee, the chief executive of the Samsung Group , is under arrest facing allegations of briging Park and her friend, Choi Soon-sil. Park was removed from office on March 10 as the Constitutional Court ruled unanimously to impeach her over a corruption scandal.
Paris police warn people to avoid the Champs Elysees area after French media reports two police officers have been shot.
The leader of the far-right National Front party, Marine Le Pen, has campaigned heavily on an anti-immigrant platform and what she has couched as the need to defend France from "Islamist globalization".
A witness identified only as Ines told French TV station BFM that she heard a shooting and saw a body on the ground. At the time of the shooting, all 11 presidential candidates were appearing on television.
France remains under a state of emergency, after a series of deadly terrorist attacks over the past several years. None of the candidates immediately commented.
Pollard injured in training as jinx returns
Pollard missed the entire 2016 Super Rugby season due to knee and shoulder injuries, but made his comeback in February. Pollard will be replaced by Tian Schoeman , with Francois Brummer who will replace Schoeman on the bench.
United Airlines changes crew booking policy
In an effort to prevent the crew from bumping a seated, paying passenger, the seat dispute will now be settled ahead of boarding. The policy change is meant to make sure incidents like the one earlier this month "never happen again", the spokeswoman said .
British Parliament votes in favour of early polls
The research was carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday - after Theresa May announced her intention to go to the country. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German government assumes that the negotiations can be continued without disruption".