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Scattered showers and partly cloudy Sunday

Scattered showers and partly cloudy Sunday

Another front approaches the Mid-South Wednesday - but stalls to our north, keeping rain chances in the forecast through the end of the week. There is a 30% chance for light snow early this morning, then a chance for a rain/snow mix this afternoon .



Polish far-white nationalists march in Warsaw

Police estimated that 60,000 people took part in the main march. Today Poland celebrates its National Independence Day, 99 years since the end of its partition between Russia, Prussia, and Austria after the First World War . "I am convinced that the Independence Day can be celebrated with a smile on our faces and with joy in our hearts because there really is much to celebrate and much be proud of - without hostile chants and without clenched fists", he told journalists on Saturday morning.


Quake of 7.2 magnitude hits Iraq

Quake of 7.2 magnitude hits Iraq

It was felt across the Middle East and strongly in Baghdad, reports on social media suggested. An official from the Iraqi Meteorology department said the quake could be felt across large parts of Iraq, but reported the magnitude to be around 6.5.


Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna river, 11 killed

Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna river, 11 killed

They said that the boat, run by Simple Water Sports, was ferrying 35-40 passengers, much more than its capacity of 20. Fifteen people were rescued by local fishermen. Later, 16 bodies were fished out of the river. "Rescue operations are on and they will continue until all have been traced", a local police officer told AFP on condition of anonymity.


United States conducts airstrikes against IS, Al-Shabaab in Somalia

United States conducts airstrikes against IS, Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said the first strike occurred at approximately 3 a.m. against Al-Shabaab in the Lower Shabelle Region about 64 km west of the capital of Mogadishu. U.S. forces have conducted well over a dozen airstrikes targeting al Shabab this year since U.S. President Donald Trump signed a directive in March giving the military authorization to conduct offensive counterterrorism airstrikes in Somalia against the jihadist group.