Carr Fire: How to support wildfire relief efforts in Northern California

The weather on Sunday was expected to offer no relief for firefighters as it will hit more than 37.7 degrees Celsius with low humidity and gusty winds, the National Weather Service said. Bledsoe's relatives were among more than a dozen people r... More..

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Geraldo: Former 'Consigliere' Cohen Could Represent a 'Significant Legal Threat' to Trump
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Geraldo: Former 'Consigliere' Cohen Could Represent a 'Significant Legal Threat' to Trump

Trump, Jr., and on his behalf". The meeting, between Trump Jr. and the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya , which allegedly included the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , and then-campaign chair Paul Mana...More..

Ahed Tamimi Released, Says Resistance Will Continue
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Ahed Tamimi Released, Says Resistance Will Continue

A Palestinian teenager released from prison by Israel on Sunday after completing a sentence for kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier called for Palestinians to continue their struggle against occupation of...More..

Judge urges US to focus on reuniting deported parents with children
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Judge urges US to focus on reuniting deported parents with children

Numerous families had entered the U.S. illegally, while others claimed asylum at border crossings, citing violence in their home countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. "Indeed, as Adam Cox and Ryan...More..

Greece wildfires: Athens firefighters shocked to find charred victims of fast-moving blaze
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Greece wildfires: Athens firefighters shocked to find charred victims of fast-moving blaze

Hundreds were rescued by passing boats but others found their way blocked by smoke and flames. Hundreds of firefighters have been battling the blazes and the authorities are seeking worldwide assistance. "Res...More..

New Zealand PM Winston Peters Accuses Australia Of
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

New Zealand PM Winston Peters Accuses Australia Of "Copying" Kiwi Flag

Both feature the union jack, a blue background and a representation of the Southern Cross star constellation. New Zealand voted to stick with the current version - but only after spending $17.6 million on the...More..

Blood Moon 2018: Complete lunar eclipse the longest of this century
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Blood Moon 2018: Complete lunar eclipse the longest of this century

A partial eclipse will follow this, with a shadow of the Earth slowly retreating across the lunar surface until around 11.20pm. 2018's opposition of Mars isn't as spectacular as 2003's, but will still b...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Putin invites Pres. Trump to Moscow

But when presented with an opportunity to grill Conway about the decision Thursday, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" passed on it. "Just because the White House is uncomfortable with a question regarding the news...More..

It’s fine, Brock Turner only wanted ‘outercourse,’ lawyer argues
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

It’s fine, Brock Turner only wanted ‘outercourse,’ lawyer argues

Turner made headlines after being handed a controversial six-month jail sentence and ultimately serving just three-months before walking free. Mercury News reported that the panel of justices "appeared skepti...More..

Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Hamas militants killed, 1 Israeli soldier wounded in Gaza exchanges

The Israeli army said on Friday it had raided the village, questioned a number of his family members and suspended their work permits. The attacker was shot and killed at the scene Thursday. Israel has been dev...More..

GOP Reps. Introduce Impeachment Against Deputy AG Rosenstein
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

GOP Reps. Introduce Impeachment Against Deputy AG Rosenstein

And Meadows, Jordan and their compatriots now have live legislation in the Congress to tout on their trips home during the House's August recess. Perhaps recognizing this, Republican Senators Lindsey Graham...More..

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

Responding to questions from angry lawmakers on the recent Trump-Putin meeting, Pompeo said there has been no change in sanctions policy with regard to Russian Federation. Trump said last week that he would i...More..

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra

An Egyptian zoo has been torn off a strip for allegedly attempting to fool visitors by painting black and white stripes on a donkey to make it look like a zebra. In 2009, a zoo in Gaza did the same thing, say...More..

Trump May Revoke Obama Spy Chiefs' Security Clearances
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Trump May Revoke Obama Spy Chiefs' Security Clearances

Ryan (R-Wis.) was asked about the possible White House action a day after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump is "looking to take away" the clearances of half a dozen former senior nationa...More..

Senate Committees Announce Series Of Hearings On Russia
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Senate Committees Announce Series Of Hearings On Russia

Senators have made clear they want details of what, if anything, Trump and Putin agreed to during that meeting, as well as any commitments made by the two sides in the subsequent meeting between the leaders and...More..

What a drop-down website menu says about China's increasing power
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

What a drop-down website menu says about China's increasing power

The relationship between China and Taiwan is part of a contentious and decades-long dispute, with Taiwan operating under self-rule since China's civil war ended in 1949. The big U.S. airlines declined to say...More..

Regime fighters raise Syrian flag at crossing with Israel
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Regime fighters raise Syrian flag at crossing with Israel

Bou Ammar, from Shbiki, said there weren't many men left to defend the village when the militants attacked. The bloodshed began with suicide attacks. The regime has retaken large parts of Syria from rebels ...More..

Turkey approves new 'anti-terror' law to replace state of emergency
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Turkey approves new 'anti-terror' law to replace state of emergency

The decision ran counter to what many market participants expected as analysts were calling for a rise of at least a percentage point to combat inflation, which climbed to 15.4% last month, its highest annual ...More..

North Korea to begin to transferring USA soldiers’ remains Friday
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

North Korea to begin to transferring USA soldiers’ remains Friday

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators Wednesday that he believes North Korea understands how the US defines denuclearization, but wouldn't say whether Kim Jong-un's regime is still developing nuclear w...More..

Vladimir Putin’s Soccer Ball Gift To Trump May Have Had Microchip
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Vladimir Putin’s Soccer Ball Gift To Trump May Have Had Microchip

The "Crimea Declaration", as some media have dubbed Pompeo's statement, followed ambiguous comments about the fate of the peninsula attributed to U.S. Taking to Twitter , Mr Trump told his 53 million followers...More..

‘Toolkit’ for European Union citizens wishing to stay in post-Brexit Britain
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

‘Toolkit’ for European Union citizens wishing to stay in post-Brexit Britain

The EU would not delegate "excises duty collection to a non-member", he said . May's plans to keep a close trading relationship with the European Union on goods thrust her government into crisis this month a...More..

Friday could be the HOTTEST EVER DAY in the UK
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Friday could be the HOTTEST EVER DAY in the UK

Meanwhile sun worshippers in the United Kingdom have sizzled in the hottest temperature of the year so far, with a scorching 33.3C recorded in England yesterday. Mr Burkill also said that temperatures above 34C...More..

Trump's Ex-Aide Manafort Due in Court Over Bid to Delay Trial
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump's Ex-Aide Manafort Due in Court Over Bid to Delay Trial

Manafort was expected to appear at the hearing at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT). Alex Van der Zwaan, a lawyer who once worked closely with Manafort and Gates, ha...More..

Was race a factor in fatal Bay Area train platform stabbing?
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Was race a factor in fatal Bay Area train platform stabbing?

John Cowell , 27, is now in custody for the slashing thanks to an anonymous tip, according to authorities. That train was stopped at the Pleasant Hill station in Walnut Park, northeast of Oakland. Many of...More..

Turkey places jailed USA cleric under house arrest
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Turkey places jailed USA cleric under house arrest

Commission on International Religious Freedom, in response to the ruling. "In Turkey, Pastor Andrew Brunson remains wrongfully imprisoned on false charges", Brownback told foreign delegates and civil societ...More..

Top Iranian general says his troops 'ready to confront' US
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Top Iranian general says his troops 'ready to confront' US

USA crude oil inventories last week tumbled more than expected to their lowest level since 2015. Oil prices declined after Trump threatened Iran of severe consequences on a tweet . "Fundamentally, we d...More..

'Unhappily married' woman loses Supreme Court fight for divorce
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

'Unhappily married' woman loses Supreme Court fight for divorce

The couple married in 1978 and have two children. At the outside he hoped that there could be a reconciliation with his wife. Tini has been waging legal war against her husband since 2016, when a family court...More..

Suspected self-immolation at US Embassy in Beijing
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Suspected self-immolation at US Embassy in Beijing

Some witnesses claimed that they heard a blast, however, the nature of the explosion is yet to be determined. Although it is not known if the reported blast is terrorism-related, United States embassies are f...More..

PM-elect Imran Khan Calls for Dialogue to Resolve Kashmir Issue
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

PM-elect Imran Khan Calls for Dialogue to Resolve Kashmir Issue

In Pakistan, results are coming in following an election closely fought between former cricket star Imran Khan and the party of Nawaz Sharif , who's been prime minister three times, but who's now in prison o...More..

Trump Looking To Meet Putin In 2019
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump Looking To Meet Putin In 2019

National security adviser John Bolton said the meeting, which USA officials initially planned to have in August, would be delayed. Bolton said they agreed the meeting would be "after the first of the year"....More..