Hurricane Gert set to bring more unsettled weather to Ireland this weekend
As of Wednesday morning, Gert is a category 1 hurricane that may have category 2 ambitions while it near the Gulf Stream. Forecasters estimate the disturbance has a 40 percent chance of tropical formation within the next five days.
Five Things To Look Out For In The Spanish Super Cup
Barcelona equalised thanks to a Lionel Messi penalty after Keylor Navas was adjudged to have brought Luis Suarez down in the box. Like in England with the Community Shield, in Spain the winners of the league play the winners of the cup in the Super Cup.
What happened between Jon Lester and Chris Bosio
The left-hander exited with left lat tightness and is expected to be placed on the 10-day disabled list in the near future. Lester has actually been struggling for most of the year along with the Chicago Cubs team as a whole.
Kenya's Odinga calms supporters over 'stolen' votes
Kenyatta was declared victor on Friday but his main challenger, Raila Odinga , has not yet conceded. Speaking this week, Kenyatta said Odinga was welcome to protest legally.
King Salman allows Qatari pilgrims without E-permits
Images broadcast on Saudi media showed the two princes seated and smiling for cameras. Qatar denies the allegation and says the charges are politically motivated.
Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO after rift with founders
The question though remains as to why the board did not act in time to prevent such damage and stood by Sikka to prevent his exit. He will stay in that capacity until a new permanent CEO and managing director takes charge by March 31.
NY braces for Trump visit as thousands gather to protest
Trump spent almost his entire transition period in Trump Tower after winning the election, leaving only on rare occasions. New York City is, famously, a liberal bastion (with the notable exception of the borough of Staten Island).
Duterte calls killing of 32 in recent drug raids in Philippines 'good'
Police maintains that the suspects are killed when they offer armed resistance to police, a claim that has been highly disputed. We should kill another 32 everyday, [then] maybe we can reduce what ails this country", Duterte said .
Florida, US in clear as tropical depression grows in strength
The depression is now sporting wind speeds of 35 miles per hour and is moving north-northwest at around 14 miles per hour . Additionally, there is a small area off the coast of Africa with a low chance of development over the next few days.
Iran to spend $260m on boosting missile programme in response to sanctions
The bill also imposes sanctions against several U.S. entities which, Iran says, are involved in supporting terrorism in the Middle East.