Wildfire Updates: Firefighters Make Progress Containing Northern California Fires

One man is in custody and facing arson charges for starting the fire. Although rain moderated the fire Thursday, officials are concerned that there will be an increase in behavior over the next few days because of continued warm and dry conditions ... More..

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China trade war breaks out as tariffs kick in
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

China trade war breaks out as tariffs kick in

Washington-based think tank the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) expects USA tariffs on Chinese goods, which it says particularly target computers and electronics, to hurt multinationals mo...More..

Canada heat wave death toll hits 54
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Canada heat wave death toll hits 54

One death in Laval and another in Mauricie brings the total number of heat-related deaths in the province up to 21, and more are expected. AT LEAST 34 people have died due to the unprecedented heatwave in ea...More..

Severe Rain, Flooding Leave 38 Dead, Scores Missing in Japan
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Severe Rain, Flooding Leave 38 Dead, Scores Missing in Japan

Search-and-rescue operations are under way in affected areas, involving a total of some 48,000 police officers, firefighters and Self-Defense Forces personnel, according to the top government spokesman. The hea...More..

UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

UK: Dawn Sturgess dies after exposure to nerve agent Novichok

Britain has accused Russia of poisoning the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in what is the first known offensive use of such a chemical weapon on European soil since Wor...More..

Thai Soccer Team Boys Evacuated From Cave By Rescue Team
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Thai Soccer Team Boys Evacuated From Cave By Rescue Team

Two ambulances have left from a cave in northern Thailand , hours after an operation began to rescue 12 youth football players and their coach . Mongkhol Boonpiam's mother said last night she learned her so...More..

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court

The source told Reuters that Amy Coney Barrett of IN, a Trump-appointed judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, was still IN contention but that the Republican president had been asking ...More..

Pompeo seeking progress in North Korea as United States struggles to craft strategy
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Pompeo seeking progress in North Korea as United States struggles to craft strategy

If the nuclear talks bog down, it could mean curtains for inter-Korean detente. "Contrary to our military's suspension of joint Korea-U.S. military exercises, North Korea is conducting military exercises on a...More..

Trump Defends Jim Jordan Over Ohio State Abuse Allegations
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump Defends Jim Jordan Over Ohio State Abuse Allegations

Guest host Leland Vittert, filling in for America's Newsroom anchor Bill Hemmer, was speaking with a panel of media guests during a segment of the show's second hour about recent allegations against Jordan by...More..

Punished for trying to free people from slavery: Nawaz Sharif
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Punished for trying to free people from slavery: Nawaz Sharif

Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ), gestures while addressing his supporters during a campaign meeting ahead of general elections in Karachi, Pakistan, July 4, 2018. Sharif's younger b...More..

Canada Imposes Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Canada Imposes Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods

Canada announced billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the USA on Friday, and the president signalled the trade rattling could continue. Donald Trump also congratulated Lopez Obrador on his elec...More..

General Soleimani Lauds Rouhani’s ‘Timely’ Remarks against US, Israel
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

General Soleimani Lauds Rouhani’s ‘Timely’ Remarks against US, Israel

In a letter to Rouhani on Wednesday, General Soleimani said it was a source of pride and honour to read his comment that if Iran's oil is not allowed to be exported through the Persian Gulf, then there will b...More..

Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe

Zeid, a Jordanian prince, said there is a grave risk that the intensified fighting will see many civilians trapped, caught between government forces on the one hand and rebels and members of the Islamic State g...More..

Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow

Najib was arrested by Malaysian anti-corruption agents and Malaysian authorities said he will be charged in court on Wednesday. Malaysia's Immigration Department also slapped a travel ban on the scandal-ridde...More..

Sen. Tim Kaine says Roe v. Wade is
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Sen. Tim Kaine says Roe v. Wade is "very much in jeopardy"

Similarly, Justice Neil Gorsuch , who Trump nominated to the Court previous year, is widely seen as a pro-life conservative. Susan Collins of ME are moderate Republicans who support access to abortion services...More..

Golden retriever puppy saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Golden retriever puppy saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake

Todd jumped to protect Godwin and was bitten in the face in the process, Godwin says. "That snake would have bit my leg for sure and he is absolutely my hero", Godwin told 7News. Thankfully, Godwin had a guar...More..

Capital Gazette reveals how shooting unfolded as memorial services begin in Annapolis
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Capital Gazette reveals how shooting unfolded as memorial services begin in Annapolis

In 2011, Ramos pled guilty in a harassment case involving the online stalking of a woman he went to high school with. Feeling that he might be experiencing some problems, the woman had encouraged him to seek co...More..

Trump Defends Embattled Immigration Control Agency
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump Defends Embattled Immigration Control Agency

Protesters hold signs during a rally outside of the San Francisco office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) on June 20, 2017 in San Francisco, California. "When you see the interior immig...More..

11 members of a family found dead in Burari
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

11 members of a family found dead in Burari

The family reportedly ran a grocery shop and a plywood business out of their home. As per initial reports, the dead include seven women and four men. Police is yet to give out further details of the case. P...More..

ICE names new acting director amid immigration turmoil
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

ICE names new acting director amid immigration turmoil

Kirsten Gillibrand's remarks in a CNN interview on Thursday. On Tuesday, upstart progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old middle class Latina from the Bronx, shocked the political world ...More..

President Heads to ND for MAGA Rally
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

President Heads to ND for MAGA Rally

Back home in North Dakota, Heitkamp's party focused on a self-described "grassroots" effort, according to party Communications Director Alex Rich, to share its "North Dakota First" message. Ahead of Wednesday n...More..

Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Over 500 ICE Protesters Arrested Inside US CAPITOL — CAPITOL CHAOS

She added that she was proud to have been arrested among hundreds of others who believed that "the USA is better and as a member of Congress I refuse to let this president and administration do what they are d...More..

Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring because things weren’t bad enough
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring because things weren’t bad enough

The president said he hopes to "pick someone who is just as outstanding" as Kennedy, noting that he has a list of about 25 contenders whom he could nominate to become the next Supreme Court justice. Without Ken...More..

New Zealand leader reveals baby's name, leaves hospital
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

New Zealand leader reveals baby's name, leaves hospital

Her second name, Te Aroha, which means "love" in Te Reo Maori , one of the country's national languages, was a nod to the many Maori iwi, or tribes, that had offered names as a gift to Ardern while she was p...More..

Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says USA peace plan near
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says USA peace plan near

The White House issued brief, near-identical statements after their stops in Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Israel. Palestinians seek east Jerusalem as the capital of a future state they hope will a...More..

Seoul: North Korea artillery withdrawal being discussed 'internally'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Seoul: North Korea artillery withdrawal being discussed 'internally'

In addition to toning down its anti-US rhetoric, North Korea has also reportedly transferred the remains of soldiers who died in the 1950-53 war to the border with South Korea. Last year's event was held in Kim...More..

Meet Zsa Zsa, the world’s ugliest dog
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Meet Zsa Zsa, the world’s ugliest dog

Zsa Zsa and her large tongue not only beat out the other dogs, but she brought ome $1500. Dogs in the competition flaunt their imperfections as they walk down a red carpet with their owners. Here's what our ...More..

Saudi Women Drivers: Women allowed behind the wheel as ban is lifted
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Saudi Women Drivers: Women allowed behind the wheel as ban is lifted

As we drove around there were waves from some male drivers which delighted Rima. Many Saudi women spent most of their wages on drivers as a result. It was announced in May that the ban would officially lift ...More..

Erdogan faces major test as Turks vote for president, parliament
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Erdogan faces major test as Turks vote for president, parliament

Addressing a rally in Istanbul on Saturday attended by hundreds of thousands of people, Ince promised to reverse what he and opposition parties see as a swing towards authoritarian rule under Erdogan in the cou...More..

Suspect Dedrick Williams arrested and charged with XXXTentacion's murder
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Suspect Dedrick Williams arrested and charged with XXXTentacion's murder

Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning. XXXTentacion , 20, was killed in his auto as he left an upscale motor sports dealership on Monday Afternoon. XXXTentaci...More..

Priest loses his temper and slaps a baby during baptism
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Priest loses his temper and slaps a baby during baptism

But when the crying doesn't stop, the priest seems to grow frustrated and slaps the baby in the face . Finally the child's father interjects, removing the child from the situation. Dozens of comments have be...More..

Trump Says He Will Sign 'Pre-Emptive' Order To End Family Separations
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Trump Says He Will Sign 'Pre-Emptive' Order To End Family Separations

Anastasia Tonello, president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association said the detention of families - parents and children - who pose no flight risk or danger to the community is simply "unacceptable,...More..

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

They believe Trump when he falsely claims that he has no choice but to enforce an existing law. President Donald Trump signed an executive order June 20 that halts his administration's family separation ...More..

(Updated) NZ Prime Minister enters hospital for birth of first child
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

(Updated) NZ Prime Minister enters hospital for birth of first child

Ardern posted a photo on her Instagram account showing her and partner Clarke Gayford with the baby at the hospital. Ms Ardern's due date was June 17. "Later on in the evening when I got the result of m...More..

The new Time magazine cover slams Donald Trump over family separation policy
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

The new Time magazine cover slams Donald Trump over family separation policy

The issue carries the simple coverline, " Welcome to America ". The cover comes a day after the president signed an executive order to stop his administration's policy of separating immigrant children f...More..

Omar calls for fresh polls in J&K as BJP hints at surprise
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Omar calls for fresh polls in J&K as BJP hints at surprise

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav had cited rising violence and discrimination against the innocent civilians belonging to Jammu as reasons to end the alliance. The central government is in favour of having a ...More..

Labor stresses need for UN rights council
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Labor stresses need for UN rights council

But since Trump came into office, his administration has threatened to withdraw if it did not reform: "If the Human Rights Council is going to be an organization we entrust to protect and promote human righ...More..

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu , the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , was formally charged Thursday with fraud and breach of public trust in a long-running corruption case involving the use of outside caterers in t...More..

People treated after 'explosion' at Tube station in London
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

People treated after 'explosion' at Tube station in London

British police said on Tuesday a "small number of people" were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion likely caused by a battery malfunction at an underground station in nort...More..

Woman injures 2 in southern France with box cutter
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Woman injures 2 in southern France with box cutter

Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) attacked them in a supermarket with a boxcutter knife, prosecutors said. The 24-year-old at...More..

Kamala Harris, other Democratic lawmakers call on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kamala Harris, other Democratic lawmakers call on Kirstjen Nielsen to resign

Border crossings briefly dropped after Trump took office in January 2017, but have since risen to levels seen during the administration of his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama. He insisted again that his fa...More..

Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents

It's unclear if Nielsen heard the recording , which consists mostly of the sounds of weeping children calling for their mothers and fathers. Then, as Trump accused the "fake news" media of helping smuggler...More..

Almost 2000 children separated from adults at border
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Almost 2000 children separated from adults at border

A bipartisan group of former USA attorneys is added its collective voice to the calls to end the family separations caused by the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. Despite the support from a right-win...More..

Migrant boat turned away by Italy arrives in Spain
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Migrant boat turned away by Italy arrives in Spain

He also hailed France's offer to accept Aquarius migrants who meet the criteria for asylum. "I think I'm going to take my destiny in Spain and I'm going to feel like myself here", he said . The Aquarius...More..

Kim Jong Un visits China to discuss next steps on nukes
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kim Jong Un visits China to discuss next steps on nukes

His latest meeting with Xi will likely be framed as an opportunity for the North Korean leader to brief his Chinese counterpart on the results of the U.S. "This shows that China is moving toward a healthier and...More..

Renewed U.S.-China trade spat boosts safety demand for yen
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Renewed U.S.-China trade spat boosts safety demand for yen

If the U.S. goes ahead with the new $200 billion tariffs, they are more likely to be directly felt by individuals than the previous round. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on US exports, a move tha...More..

At least 3 dead in Japanese quake
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

At least 3 dead in Japanese quake

The Meteorological Agency warned, however, that aftershocks could be felt over the next two to three days. As well as killing at least three people and injuring hundreds, a powerful natural disaster in the Os...More..

3 confirmed dead in powerful Osaka quake
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

3 confirmed dead in powerful Osaka quake

Japanese disaster authorities say at least three people have been found dead and 41 others have been injured by an quake in western Japan. There were no immediate reports of major damage and no tsunami warnin...More..

5 dead after car being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

5 dead after car being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas

Four victims were pronounced dead on the scene and a fifth was pronounced dead after being airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio , Boyd said. That agent stopped one vehicle and radioed a description of the ot...More..

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

A former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, Paul Manafort , was sent to jail on Friday after a court appearance in connection with the Russian Federation probe. Trump's attorney, told CNN on Sunda...More..