Worldwide


18-Year-Old Charged for Pushing Friend off 60-Foot Bridge
- August 20, 2018

KGW television station reported Friday that charging documents filed by the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's office say Taylor Smith , 18, created "a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury" to the 16-year-old girl. Then one day Holgerson stopped replying. Despite facing one count of reckless endangerment, Smith said she is willing to accept the prosecutors decision since she caused Holgerson bodily harm and emotional trauma. (more...)
Death toll 'rises to 41' in Genoa bridge collapse Death toll 'rises to 41' in Genoa bridge collapse
- August 20, 2018

Public outrage over the tragedy was mounting as Italian politicians spoke of repercussions for the private companies involved in maintaining the country's creaking infrastructure. Players and managers of Genoa's two football teams were among those attending the funeral. The funeral for 19 victims was held in a pavilion on the city's fair grounds. (more...)
Trump weighs Blackwater founder's pitch to privatize Afghanistan war Trump weighs Blackwater founder's pitch to privatize Afghanistan war
- August 20, 2018

News reports that administration officials often emphasize political resolutions with the Taliban and downplay military frustrations on the ground. So far, Prince has not met with neocon John Bolton , Trump's national security advisor. (more...)
Hundreds of South Koreans Head North to Reunite With Their Loved Ones
- August 20, 2018

The runions are a reminder of the painful divisions that remain more than six decades after the end of the 1950-53 Korean war, and come in the wake of a summit between the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, and Kim in April. Over the next three days, the participants will spend only about 11 hours - mostly under the watchful eyes of North Korean agents - with their relatives in the North. (more...)
Debt-laden Malaysia ‘wants fair and free’ trade with China Debt-laden Malaysia ‘wants fair and free’ trade with China
- August 20, 2018

Malaysia wants to learn from Chinese manufacturers, Prime Minister Mahathir said, as he encouraged Chinese businesses to invest in his country. After returning as prime minister, Dr Mahathir said in an interview that he inherited a government rife with corrupt officials and practices, declaring most of the top echelon of the civil service to be tainted. (more...)
Greece and Germany reach deal to return migrants Greece and Germany reach deal to return migrants
- August 20, 2018

Berlin and Athens have reached an agreement and need only a formal exchange of letters to complete it, Interior Ministry spokeswoman Eleonore Petermann said Friday. The readmission window extended to 48 hours, Ms Petermann said. However, this would affect a very small number of refugees. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who takes a harder line on immigration than Merkel, pushed the coalition government to the brink of collapse with his insistence on the right to send back to the border ... (more...)
Smoke worsens tonight and on Monday
- August 20, 2018

The entire province of Manitoba is under somewhat hazy skies and Environment Canada has issued an air quality alert . Previous year saw several days of hazardous air quality in September, with Spokane pinned between wildfires to the north, south and east. (more...)
Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia: USGS Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia: USGS
- August 20, 2018

At least 417,000 people have been displaced by the temblor, which damaged nearly 72,000 homes, 671 schools, 52 health centres and 128 religious sites. Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of great seismic and volcanic activities, where some 7,000 earthquakes, mostly moderate, are recorded each year. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull feeling heat on plan to cut Australia's carbon emissions Malcolm Turnbull feeling heat on plan to cut Australia's carbon emissions
- August 20, 2018

The former prime minister will continue to destabilise until the crisis comes. The government will forge ahead with the rest of its energy plan, with some new amendments. "That's the question: can we change the policy without changing the leadership?" The government has trailed the center-left opposition Labor Party in most opinion polls since the last election in 2016. (more...)
Fans Forced to Evacuate After Shooting at Florida HS Football Game Fans Forced to Evacuate After Shooting at Florida HS Football Game
- August 20, 2018

It was not immediately clear whether the shots were fired in or near the stadium. He ran with his friends to a nearby field until the police arrived, returning to the main field on Saturday to collect the things he left behind in the chaos. (more...)
Two dead and three seriously injured in early morning crash Two dead and three seriously injured in early morning crash
- August 20, 2018

A man and a woman, also in their 20s, were killed when the vehicle they were passangers in, hit a wall at Eastend in Bundoran at 3:25am. Shiva Devine, a mother in her twenties from Donegal Town and living in Belleek also died in the crash. (more...)
Afghanistan's Ghani declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban Afghanistan's Ghani declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban
- August 20, 2018

President Ghani's call comes just a day after the leader of the Afghan Taliban said that there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the "foreign occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the country's 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States. (more...)
Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with… Al-Qaida in Yemen denies AP report on secret deals with…
- August 20, 2018

The day of the air strike, the US State Department called for the Saudi-led coalition to investigate it. The bomb was identified as a US-made MK-82, a 500 lb pound made by Lockheed Martin, and sold to the Saudis during one of the many arms deals reached in recent years to supply the Saudi war in Yemen. (more...)
Ex-Trump aide faces up to six months' jail Ex-Trump aide faces up to six months' jail
- August 20, 2018

Papadopoulos is scheduled to be sentenced on September 7. "The defendant's crime was serious and caused damage to the government's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election". George "Coffee Boy" Papadopoulos in London. Trump has dismissed Papadopoulos as a low-level volunteer whose actions should not reflect on the campaign. (more...)
Cop rescues toddler girl allegedly left in hot vehicle for 12 HOURS Cop rescues toddler girl allegedly left in hot vehicle for 12 HOURS
- August 20, 2018

The newly released video shows Dunn running across a parking lot as he held the girl's head. "Once the cold air hit her, I started noticing her eyes fluttering", Dunn said. Keller allegedly brought two of the children inside, but not the three-year-old". The child had been left after she had gone for a journey to the booze shop with her mother the day before. (more...)
If China invades Philippines-occupied island in disputed sea If China invades Philippines-occupied island in disputed sea
- August 20, 2018

She pushed for freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea region, saying that such principle has allowed Australia to bring support to the Philippines from trade to disaster responses. Duterte issued this rare rebuke against Beijing after a video clip from London-based broadcast network BBC showed that Philippine and United States (US) planes were given radio warnings by Chinese forces to stay away from its artificial islands. (more...)
Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean
- August 20, 2018

Speaking after her miraculous rescue the blonde British woman says 'I fell of the back of the Norwegian Star, and was in the water for ten hours. "The ship will be delayed on her return to Venice". The rescue ship's captain, Lovro Oreskovic, said that she was exhausted. He added: 'We were extremely happy for saving a human life'. The unnamed woman, who is reported to be 46, was taken to hospital in the city of Pula and is said to be in a stable condition. (more...)
New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth
- August 20, 2018

This is Genter's third pregnancy - she lost the first two to miscarriages. "I just think it's just fantastic news, and we wish her all the very best". "Julie Anne has been exercising, so it's totally on brand", she said. It will be Genter and Nunns' first baby. Genter, who was born in Minnesota and studied at the University of California, Berkeley, joined the left-leaning Green Party as a volunteer shortly after migrating to New Zealand in 2006, and she has represented the party in ... (more...)
Alex Jones is accused of destroying evidence in Sandy Hook defamation case Alex Jones is accused of destroying evidence in Sandy Hook defamation case
- August 20, 2018

Attorneys for two Sandy Hook victims noted that Jones said during a recent broadcast of his radio program that he'd told his staff to delete information from the website of his "Infowars" media company after CNN cited content from it for violating Twitter policies. (more...)
Worst flood in a century in Kerala Worst flood in a century in Kerala
- August 20, 2018

Thousands of homes have been destroyed and more than 10,000km of roads damaged across the state. "I don't think we will get customers in the near future". Airlines operating from Muscat to Kochi said that the scheduled flights between Muscat and Kochi will now operate to Trivandrum Airport until August 26. (more...)
Gunman in Florida Airport Shooting Sentenced to Life in Prison Gunman in Florida Airport Shooting Sentenced to Life in Prison
- August 20, 2018

Esteban Santiago Ruiz, who is now 28, opened fire in a busy terminal at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on January 6, 2017, after arriving on a one-way ticket from Alaska. However, FBI agents and prosecutors said they found no actual links between Santiago and the Islamic State and therefore did not charge him with providing support to the terrorist organization in the indictment. (more...)
ICE detains man driving pregnant wife to deliver their baby ICE detains man driving pregnant wife to deliver their baby
- August 20, 2018

Maria del Carmen Venegas said she and her husband, Joel Arrona Lara, were driving to the hospital on Wednesday when they stopped for petrol in San Bernardino California , just east of Los Angeles. "Mr. Arrona-Lara was brought to ICE's attention due to an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Mexico on homicide charges", an ICE spokesperson told the Daily Caller News Foundation . (more...)
American Charged In Uganda After Racist Assault On Hotel Workers American Charged In Uganda After Racist Assault On Hotel Workers
- August 20, 2018

Uganda Police received footage of the incident at the Grand Imperial Hotel , Kampala and arrested the suspect, identified as U.S. citizen Jimmy Taylor, Friday. "You obey what I say", Taylor says later. You hate yourself. You hate me. "Fuck Uganda . I've come to love Uganda , I've come to help Uganda , but Uganda hates Jesus through this son of a bitch", he said pointing at a worker. (more...)
Lana Del Rey Criticizes Giuliani's Lana Del Rey Criticizes Giuliani's "Truth Isn't Truth" Statement
- August 20, 2018

Giuliani said: "When you tell me [Trump] should testify because he's going to tell the truth so he shouldn't worry, well that's so silly because it's somebody's version of the truth, not the truth". " Truth is truth ", Todd pointed out. " Truth isn't truth ", Giuliani said. "I think they knew she was Russian at the time", Todd asserted. "They didn't know she was a representative of the Russian government, and indeed she is not a representative of the Russian government". (more...)
Israel reopens Gaza crossing as Egypt negotiates ceasefire Israel reopens Gaza crossing as Egypt negotiates ceasefire
- August 19, 2018

Argaman reportedly told cabinet that cutting Abbas out of the loop "would also weaken the (Palestinian) moderates and prove to the Palestinians that only through violence do they achieve success against Israel". One of the core issues under discussion is the future release of captive Israeli civilians and the remains of fallen soldiers in exchange for several humanitarian projects in Gaza, the report said . (more...)
Sealing Off The North Korea Smuggling Loophole Sealing Off The North Korea Smuggling Loophole
- August 19, 2018

Russia says the latest US sanctions imposed on Russian, Chinese, and Singaporean companies are "destructive" and "useless". After the latest round of sanctions, China's official Xinhua news agency has said that Washington's "maximum pressure" approach on Pyongyang ignores the situation on the ground in the Korean Peninsula, implying that the U.S.is going for overkill. (more...)
Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt' Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt'
- August 19, 2018

A verdict could come at any moment in the Alexandria, Virginia federal courtroom where former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is being tried on a slew of tax and bank fraud charges. One former Justice Department prosecutor who has tried similar cases told Roll Call the general rule of thumb for a favorable timeline for jury deliberation is one day per week of trial proceedings. (more...)
White House counsel interviewed for 30 hours in Russian Federation probe White House counsel interviewed for 30 hours in Russian Federation probe
- August 19, 2018

People close to McGahn told the Times that he chose to fully cooperate with Mueller because he feared Trump was setting him up to take the fall for any potential illegal activity, including obstruction of justice. As CNN noted, Trump's team admitted after the election that the American people would never see Donald Trump's tax returns, with aides saying that the issue was settled because Trump won the election in 2016 after not having released them. (more...)
Kenyans Fight for Ugandan Musician Bobi Wine Accused of Treason Kenyans Fight for Ugandan Musician Bobi Wine Accused of Treason
- August 19, 2018

Then he was arrested, and he hasn't been seen in public since. In a suburb of the capital, Kampala, small groups of his supporters took to the streets and burned tyres in protest but police quickly dispersed them, national police spokesman Emilian Kayima said . (more...)
Qatar accuses Saudis of barring Hajj pilgrims, which Riyadh denies Qatar accuses Saudis of barring Hajj pilgrims, which Riyadh denies
- August 19, 2018

During Hajj , pilgrims must walk around it seven times counterclockwise to ensure that the Kaaba remains on their left side. Amer estimates 60 people used each pod every day during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. "How can I undertake the hajj when I can barely afford to run a household?" They do this to honour the story of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who Muslims believe drove away the devil at the same spot by throwing pebbles at him. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1331 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 1390 1391 1392 1393 1394 1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 next »