Barcelona aftermath: Family searching for 7-year-old missing in chaos

Thirteen people were killed in Barcelona yesterday afternoon when a van was driven at people along Las Ramblas and one woman died in Cambrils when a vehicle was driven at people in the popular tourist resort. In the small town of Lanteira in so... More..

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Narendra Modi Independence Day Speech 2017 Highlights: Calls for Building New India
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Narendra Modi Independence Day Speech 2017 Highlights: Calls for Building New India

He said only a "handful of separatists" were resorting to different tactics to create problems in the state and said that there will be no soft approach on terrorism. "They are Bhagya Vidhatas of our nation", h...More..

Former Pistorius prosecutor could take up private case against Grace Mugabe
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Former Pistorius prosecutor could take up private case against Grace Mugabe

He said the claims for diplomatic immunity would only apply "if South Africa accepts that they will apply". Ms Engels lodged a complaint with the police on Monday, following which Ms Mugabe was scheduled ...More..

Raped 10-Year-Old Gives Birth After Law Protects Baby From Abortion
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Raped 10-Year-Old Gives Birth After Law Protects Baby From Abortion

She is unaware that she was pregnant or that she has now had a child, with her parents explaining the operation by telling her she needed an operation for a stone in her stomach, according to NDTV . Some famil...More..

Environmental failure caused Sierra Leone flood disaster - Amnesty
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Environmental failure caused Sierra Leone flood disaster - Amnesty

The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. While the ...More..

Congresswoman Gwen Moore calls for removal of Donald Trump as president
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Congresswoman Gwen Moore calls for removal of Donald Trump as president

The event brought crowds of protestors to the steps of Trump Tower, Donald Trump's Manhattan residence where he is now staying, to remember Heyer's life and to decry the president's response to the viol...More..

New Details: Deadly Virginia State Police Helicopter Crash
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

New Details: Deadly Virginia State Police Helicopter Crash

Bates was a hockey player for the University of Tennessee club team and played in the minor leagues. Bates has family living in Knoxville. Shortly before 5 p.m., a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed i...More..

Guam attack plan put on hold
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Guam attack plan put on hold

McMaster, appearing on ABC's "This Week", said "we're not closer to war than a week ago, but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago". If North Korea fires missiles deemed to be a threat to Guam, "th...More..

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims

The tragedy struck in the early hours of Monday when a hillside collapsed in the Regent area, 15 miles east of Freetown. Sulaiman Zaino Parker, an official with Freetown's city council, said 150 burials took ...More..

Trump signs order to speed permits for infrastructure construction
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trump signs order to speed permits for infrastructure construction

Trump , who is visiting his residence at Trump Tower in New York City , will also participate in a discussion on infrastructure and give a statement on the subject at 3:45 p.m. Then he showed a shorter flo...More..

Bannon advised Trump not to criticize neo-Nazis too harshly
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bannon advised Trump not to criticize neo-Nazis too harshly

I would not be surprised if the outcome of Trump firing Bannon and trying to pivot away from the most despicable of his policies would be for Steve to return to Breitbart and go scorched Earth on the presiden...More..

Man accused of car-ramming in Charlottesville remains jailed
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Man accused of car-ramming in Charlottesville remains jailed

Fields is being held on charges of second-degree murder , malicious wounding and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death. One woman died and 19 were injured. "Everyone's hearts are aching, just r...More..

Killed At Dragstrip Shooting South Of Milwaukee
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Killed At Dragstrip Shooting South Of Milwaukee

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department at 262-605-5100. "We don't know if he's still here", Beth said according to reports . There was a "strong possibility" it was...More..

No winners in US-China trade war, warns Beijing
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

No winners in US-China trade war, warns Beijing

An administration official contended that the possible investigation was unrelated to the showdown with North Korea. The China Daily said it was unfair for Trump to put the burden on China for dissuading Pyon...More..

Tropical Depression Eight forms in Atlantic
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Tropical Depression Eight forms in Atlantic

A disturbance that has been slowly making its way across the Atlantic since last week has organized and gained strength, becoming the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season's eighth tropical depression, the National H...More..

IL resident wins Mega Millions jackpot
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

IL resident wins Mega Millions jackpot

At $393 million, this is the largest Mega Millions jackpot in nearly a year and is the fifth-largest prize amount in the Mega Millions' 15-year history. Jackpot winners choose whether to receive 30 annual payme...More..

Tranquil weather on tap is the calm before some weekend storms
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Tranquil weather on tap is the calm before some weekend storms

Chance of precipitation is 20%. With all the clouds and some rain, highs probably don't get too far into the 80s. While upper-level winds are forecast to become more favorable for development by the weekend, d...More..

Venezuelan leader seeks talks with Trump
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Venezuelan leader seeks talks with Trump

Maduro said، however، that he had instructed his foreign minister to try to set up a one-on-one meeting between him and Trump. He also said he would challenge the sanctions in a United States court. The Cons...More..

by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Trump takes aim at McConnell and Obama on Twitter while on vacation

This is the first year Republicans have been in a position to scuttle Obama's law because they control the White House and Congress , making last month's crash of their bill acutely painful for the party. Trum...More..

Why Was There a Huge Trump-Like Chicken Outside the White House?
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Why Was There a Huge Trump-Like Chicken Outside the White House?

Sadly, Trump may not even know that he should take the chicken as an insult. The likeness to the president is coincidence and unintended, and the inflatables were originally hatched as an attraction in Ch...More..

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo

They also found her 11-year-old daughter's body, police said. Moments after they arrived, the motorists told police that they watched the driver, an adult woman, get out of the vehicle and pull a child's body...More..

Google Fires Engineer who wrote anti-diversity memo
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Google Fires Engineer who wrote anti-diversity memo

The firing of James Damore, the author of the so-called " Google Manifesto ", is highlighting the issue of exactly what you can and can't say in the workplace. Department of Labor over allegations it did not...More..

Canada sends soldiers to United States border where refugees cross
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Canada sends soldiers to United States border where refugees cross

They will also install lighting and heating equipment. The military would have no role in security matters, Le Bouthillier said in emailed statement. Officials at Immigration Canada said the number of asylu...More..

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases

The number of uncrewed aircraft in USA skies has zoomed in recent years and continues to increase rapidly - along with concern among US and private-sector officials that risky or even hostile drones could get t...More..

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals

Clark stepped down as premier after her government lost the confidence vote. Mackin reported that at a similar meeting in Surrey, Peter Fassbender heaped all the blame on Clark, calling her - not the part...More..

Thousands of Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Thousands of Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections

More than 14,000 candidates are standing in those elections. Millions of registered voters in Kenya go to polls today in one of the most closely watched elections on the African continent. The men belong t...More..

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Newspaper: Clinical India rout SL to wrap up series

Left-arm spinner Jadeja claimed the big wicket of overnight batsman Dimuth Karunaratne for 141 to end Sri Lanka's resistance and second innings on 386. "We were outplayed in the first innings both with bat ...More..

Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night

Bill Lowe of the Missouri State Highway Patrol . "You know a lot of people call traffic stops routine", said Lowe, "but there isn't a routine traffic stop". Lowe says Michael was "heroic right to the end". H...More..

Israeli Minister Threatens to Close Al Jazeera's Offices in Country
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Israeli Minister Threatens to Close Al Jazeera's Offices in Country

While the proposal will not take immediate effect, Kara confirmed that both the Arabic and English versions of the news channel will be shuttered once the proposal is passed in the Knesset ( Israel's parliamen...More..

Soldiers assault military base in Venezuela in 'attempted coup'
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Soldiers assault military base in Venezuela in 'attempted coup'

Lopez was released from prison July 8 and placed under house arrest after serving three years of a 13-year sentence on charges of inciting violence at opposition rallies. In the afternoon, at a public meeting...More..

Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident

The incident was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his apparent radicalisation, the source said. In Ja...More..

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder

Both were wanted in connection with the death of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26, who died after being brutally stabbed multiple times in Lathem's apartment. A US-wide police hunt was launched by Chicago Police...More..

Trump defends national security adviser HR McMaster amid calls for his firing
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Trump defends national security adviser HR McMaster amid calls for his firing

Breitbart attacks quoting "administration officials" alleged McMaster opposed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appearing alongside Trump at the president's recent visit to the Western Wall. Cohen-Wat...More..

Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy

Reports in Italy said the woman has given statements to police and prosecutors aided by lawyers from the British Consulate. It has been reported that the captor demanded £50,000 upon the woman's release and...More..

Blaze Tears Through Torch Tower In Dubai
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Blaze Tears Through Torch Tower In Dubai

Major General Abdullah Al Marri, Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, said firefighters, rescuers and ambulance team helped put out the fire quickly and ensured safety of residents- and their pets. There were ...More..

Conrad Roy's Family Breaks Silence After Michelle Carter's Sentencing
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Conrad Roy's Family Breaks Silence After Michelle Carter's Sentencing

He pointed out that the judge could have imposed a sentence of up to 20 years if he wanted. "This is a bad, awful tragedy and she very much regrets this", said Joseph Cataldo, requesting five years of supervi...More..

Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North

Public records show the suspect lived on the 10th floor in this building. Duranleau grew up in MI, but most recently lived in an apartment building near West 22nd Place and South Wood Street in Pilsen. "The...More..

by | Friday, August 04, 2017

U.S. not seeking regime change in North Korea - Rex Tillerson

However, "a condition of those talks is there is no future where North Korea holds nuclear weapons or the ability to deliver those nuclear weapons to anyone in the region, much less the (US) homeland", he sa...More..

by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Leader asks new Rouhani govt

The solemn inauguration ceremony of the re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will be held on August 5. Mr Rouhani will be sworn in on Saturday and will have two weeks to present his cabinet to parliame...More..

The US$30 billion question for Foxconn
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

The US$30 billion question for Foxconn

It did not address Trump's statement about the total investment amount or Trump's claims that Gou told it to him in confidence. He didn't elaborate on how the figure could grow so high or even clarify whether h...More..

Trump had 'no knowledge' of Fox's Seth Rich story: White House
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Trump had 'no knowledge' of Fox's Seth Rich story: White House

Wheeler states that the network was aware that he had not made the statements yet it published them "with reckless disregard for their truth". Did the president know the story was coming on fox? "They were i...More..

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Tillerson Says He and Trump Not 'Happy' About Russian Sanctions

Tillerson said he wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't express his views, even when they conflict with those of the president. The Senate last week approved new sanctions against Russia، Iran and North Korea...More..

Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96

He was also met with cheers as he was handed the Challenge baton. In May, The Sun published an article titled: " Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc etc". Philip, who's the l...More..

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency

With the deadline up to present bids, the European Commission will assess the applications based on a set of criteria during the next two months. European states have until midnight on Monday to bid for two...More..

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

Winding up a six-hour debate in the Lok Sabha , junior home minister Kiren Rijiju said lynching happened in the country irrespective of which party is in power and insisted that states are empowered to a...More..

Thrill ride owners double down on inspections after OH tragedy
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Thrill ride owners double down on inspections after OH tragedy

Video taken by a bystander of the swinging, spinning Fire Ball ride in action captured a crashing sound. Victim Tyler Jarrell was 18 and had recently enlisted in the Marines. The midway said they have not had...More..

2 militants shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, counter-operation underway
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

2 militants shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, counter-operation underway

One Official said that one of the six was hit by a bullet in his shoulder and other five have minor injuries. Reports said a trooper was wounded in the standoff and he was immediately removed to hospital. How...More..

Younger Sharif 'less charismatic' than brother
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Younger Sharif 'less charismatic' than brother

In the meantime the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which enjoys a majority in parliament, has nominated former oil minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister. Abbasi is an elected member o...More..

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session

It's just the latest man-made crisis to hit Springfield , where lawmakers earlier this month voted to override Rauner's veto to end a state budget impasse that stretched into a third year, creating billions in...More..

Two MLCs from SP resign, time it with Amit Shah arrival
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Two MLCs from SP resign, time it with Amit Shah arrival

Two SP MLCs Bhukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh along with BSP member Thakur Jaiveer Singh have resigned from the membership of the Legislative Council, confirmed Council Speaker Ramesh Yadav here. "I am feeli...More..