Utah Homeless Shelter Residents Line Up for Supplies After 5.7 Earthquake Hits Salt Lake City

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power and bringing the city’s light rail system to a halt. The epicenter was just southwest of Salt Lake City and an estimated 2.76 million probably felt the quake, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. … Read more Utah Homeless Shelter Residents Line Up for Supplies After 5.7 Earthquake Hits Salt Lake City

Scramble for the countryside: Parisians flee capital ahead of lockdown deadline

Parisians thronged the city’s rail stations and took to the highway early on Tuesday to escape the French capital before a lockdown imposed to slow the rate of coronavirus contagion kicked in at midday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com … Read more Scramble for the countryside: Parisians flee capital ahead of lockdown deadline

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘smoke and mirrors’ budget will not reverse damage done by Tory austerity

Jeremy Corbyn said the government’s 2020 budget would not reverse the damage done to the economy by Conservative policies over the last decade, and that the cuts would make the fight against coronavirus harder. Responding to the new budget, the Labour leader said: ‘We’re going into this crisis with our public services on their knees’ … Read more Jeremy Corbyn: ‘smoke and mirrors’ budget will not reverse damage done by Tory austerity

Overland Rail could close after funding halt | ABC News

The Overland Rail service has connected Melbourne and Adelaide for 133 years… but it could all come to an end when government funding dries up this month. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Overland Rail could close after funding halt | ABC News

🇨🇦 Is Canada respecting indigenous land rights? | The Stream

Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en territory have long been fighting to keep energy companies off their land located within the borders of Canada’s British Columbia. Those against a 640-km natural gas pipeline are fearful that the project could contaminate their food and water supply. Unlike other First Nations in Canada, Wet’suwet’en land has never been … Read more 🇨🇦 Is Canada respecting indigenous land rights? | The Stream

An Officer Pointed His Gun at Hong Kong Protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who returned to the city streets on Saturday for a rally that turned violent. Protesters gathered outside Mong Kok police station in Kowloon and paralyzed traffic, the Hong Kong government said in a statement. The demonstrators threw petrol bombs and set fire to barricades, according to … Read more An Officer Pointed His Gun at Hong Kong Protesters

Train derailment at Wallan happened after track direction switch | ABC News

Investigators have begun sifting through the wreckage of a Sydney-to-Melbourne train that derailed last night, killing two people and injuring 12 others. The direction of rail tracks at the site of the fatal train derailment were changed earlier that day for the first time in weeks, the ABC has been told. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-21/wallan-train-derailment-union-says-track-awaiting-maintenance/11987230 … Read more Train derailment at Wallan happened after track direction switch | ABC News

Train driver and rail worker dead after passenger train derails north of Melbourne | ABC News

Investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train that derailed north of Melbourne last night, killing two people and injuring a dozen. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ukNuEC For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Train driver and rail worker dead after passenger train derails north of Melbourne | ABC News

Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Business groups in Canada are demanding the government end demonstrations that have paralysed the country’s rail network. They estimate the disruption is costing the country’s economy billions of dollars. The protesters oppose the building of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. It passes through the land of indigenous people known as First Nations in Canada. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses