Russian Federation: 18 killed in Siberian oil worker helicopter crash

Investigators are looking into what caused the deadly incident. Soon after take-off, the helicopter collided with the outside cargo that another helicopter was carrying, officials said, adding that the second helicopter landed safely after ditching... More..

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Wildfires the size of Los Angeles may be California's worst
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Wildfires the size of Los Angeles may be California's worst

Officials from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) and the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, stressed that wild-land blazes are battled primarily by crews hac...More..

Uhuru commends signing of South Sudan governance, security pact
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Uhuru commends signing of South Sudan governance, security pact

South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011, but civil war broke out two years later between the government led by Kiir and a rebel movement led by Machar. "Where will I get this?" he added. The agreeme...More..

Gates Begins Testimony Against 'Brilliant' Ex-Boss Manafort
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Gates Begins Testimony Against 'Brilliant' Ex-Boss Manafort

Gates is considered the prosecution's star witness given his deep ties to Manafort and his past work on the Trump campaign. Rick Gates has been regarded as a crucial witness for the government ever since he...More..

Small plane crashes into parking lot, killing 5 in Southern California
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Small plane crashes into parking lot, killing 5 in Southern California

There were no survivors on the aircraft; no one on the ground was injured. No one on the ground was hurt when a twin-engine Cessna 414 aircraft clipped an unoccupied auto parked in the parking lot of a CVS st...More..

Cops Seeking Missing Kid Rescue 11 From Compound
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Cops Seeking Missing Kid Rescue 11 From Compound

The sheriff's office said none of the adults, including the three women, gave a statement regarding the missing boy's current whereabouts. Hogrefe said police got a search warrant after learning that someone ...More..

53 shot, 10 dead in Chicago since Friday
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

53 shot, 10 dead in Chicago since Friday

The murder rate has already become an issue for Mayor Rahm Emanuel , who is up for reelection in February. "We have such a genocide in our community, it's driving me absolutely bonkers", said Pastor Reshorna F...More..

Three dead in Bologna highway gas tanker explosion
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Three dead in Bologna highway gas tanker explosion

More than a dozen people were seriously injured, local media said, including police officers and carabinieri (military police). A tanker truck exploded on a highway in Bologna, Italy . Italian media said a t...More..

Category 4 Hurricane Hector heads toward Hawaii
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Category 4 Hurricane Hector heads toward Hawaii

Hurricane Hector is expected to pass Hawaii by the middle of the week, although by that time it could weaken into a tropical storm. The Kilauea volcano has spewed lava and molten rock into neighborhoods in ...More..

Chief:
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Chief: "More questions than answers" after mother drowned daughter in river

She was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and was pronounced dead by 4:49 p.m. Once in the water, Denson allegedly threw her daughter into the river and began to walk out. That's when witnesses say the owner...More..

U.S. will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

U.S. will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

We expect Iran to continue to fully implement all its nuclear commitments under the JCPOA. Already facing broad economic fallout as their currency implodes, Iranians are wondering how the next phase of the ...More..

The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

The Internet Can't Stop Plucking at Paul Manafort's $15,000 Ostrich Jacket

Jonah Green has more . He said that if convicted on all counts, Manafort - who is 69 - will likely die in prison: "The left thinks that's just fine - Manafort ran Donald Trump's presidential campaign [and]...More..

President Donald Trump arrives in OH for rally
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

President Donald Trump arrives in OH for rally

After calling MSNBC and CNN a "fake news group of people", Trump said "here's the good news". He blasted the media as "fake news" and said journalists "were awful people". Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Upper Arling...More..

Yemeni peace talks to be held in Geneva
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Yemeni peace talks to be held in Geneva

The Houthi group said on Tuesday it is unilaterally halting attacks in the Red Sea for two weeks to support peace efforts, days after Saudi Arabia suspended oil exports through a strategic Red Sea channel...More..

Mendocino Complex Fire now state's 6th largest wildfire; more evacuation orders issued
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Mendocino Complex Fire now state's 6th largest wildfire; more evacuation orders issued

The Carr Fire has destroyed more than 1,000 homes in and around Redding. The Federal Coordinating Officer for recovery operations in the affected area will be named will also have authority to recommend addit...More..

Watch an alleged drone attack on Venezuela’s president sends soldiers fleeing
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Watch an alleged drone attack on Venezuela’s president sends soldiers fleeing

Under Maduro - who has been in power since the 2013 death of his predecessor, Hugo Chavez - Venezuela has been in a near constant state of crisis. The Broad Front opposition alliance issued a statement accu...More..

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador for urging release of activists
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador for urging release of activists

Amnesty International Canada secretary general Alex Neve said what has happened is a "clear indication that Saudi Arabia remains determined to rebuff and ignore any efforts to improve and address human righ...More..

Ex-Nashville mayor Dean wins Tennessee Dem gov primary
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Ex-Nashville mayor Dean wins Tennessee Dem gov primary

Bredesen was the last Democrat to pull that off, winning all 95 counties in his 2006 gubernatorial re-election. While there was little intrigue in primary contests for Tennessee's seats in the House, Rep. Ma...More..

Ford government slashes income assistance hikes
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Ford government slashes income assistance hikes

MacLeod, who's a member of Ontario's new Progressive Conservative party, described the program as "quite expensive". "The Liberals presided over a disjointed, patchwork system, with no interest at all in whet...More..

Trump intends to force Iran
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump intends to force Iran "to behave as a normal country" - Pompeo

United States officials say Mr Pompeo's speech is the latest step in a communications offensive launched by the Trump administration that is meant to foster unrest in Iran, and help pressure its government to e...More..

Trump acknowledges, defends 2016 meeting between son, Kremlin-aligned lawyer
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump acknowledges, defends 2016 meeting between son, Kremlin-aligned lawyer

Trump is denying he's concerned about the infamous Trump Tower meeting attended by his son, claiming it was "totally legal and done all the time in politics" while adding 'I did not know about it'. Zeitz, a...More..

RNC Warns Donors to Stay Away From Kochs
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

RNC Warns Donors to Stay Away From Kochs

We do the ground game because we're not going to equivocate on who we're going to support. In a response to the President's tweet on Thursday, Koch network spokesman James Davis said, "We have a long-term com...More..

Mass protest in Tel Aviv against new nationality law
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Mass protest in Tel Aviv against new nationality law

But unlike other Arab Israelis, who are mainly exempt from military service, Druze are drafted into the conscript army and widely active in mainstream governance and media, some rising high in the political and...More..

Escaped Goat Herd Descends on Boise Neighborhood, Eats Every Lawn
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Escaped Goat Herd Descends on Boise Neighborhood, Eats Every Lawn

But then a large truck We Rent Goats , which rents goats to clear weeds, tried to corral the herd into its truck. Residents in a West Boise neighborhood woke up to 75 goats strolling through their yards ...More..

Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44º C
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Lisbon breaks record for maximum temp, hits 44º C

The country's highest temperature on record is 47.4C (117.3F) from 2003. Health officials issued reminders about the dangers that extreme heat can pose, especially for the elderly and the young. Portugal issu...More..

Vintage plane's crash in Switzerland kills all 20 people on board
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Vintage plane's crash in Switzerland kills all 20 people on board

Their names were not released. It crashed shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, less than 50 minutes after taking off from Locarno's Magadino airfield. Swiss officials said they are not aware of any distress call f...More..

Large Earthquake Hits Bali, Indonesia; Tsunami Warning Issued
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Large Earthquake Hits Bali, Indonesia; Tsunami Warning Issued

Seawater had entered two villages as high as 10cm and 13cm, Karnawati said later. The quake felt in parts of neighbouring island Bali, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. It comes a we...More..

Drone attack was 'an attempt to kill' President Nicolas Maduro
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Drone attack was 'an attempt to kill' President Nicolas Maduro

Rodriguez said Maduro is safe and unharmed but that seven people were injured. Mr Maduro was seen speaking at an outdoor military event when he and other officials suddenly looked upwards - startled. Maduro...More..

Mendocino becomes largest of California's wildfires
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Mendocino becomes largest of California's wildfires

Winds in the "fire whirl" created July 26 near Redding reached speeds of 143 miles per hour (230 kph), a speed that rivaled some of the most destructive Midwest tornados, National Weather Service meteorologis...More..

Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Trump 'would personally prefer' shutdown fight before midterms

And I say hey, if you have a shutdown, you have a shutdown". Congress is up against a September deadline to pass a funding bill or the government could shut down October 1, just a little more than a month b...More..