Chinese army mobilised as typhoon death toll rises in Macau

At one stage, as Hato intensified, Hong Kong posted a signal 8 storm warning, saying it was likely to go higher, yet Macau's government rated Hato only a signal 3 typhoon. Hato on Wednesday hit the nearby financial hub of Hong Kong, uprooting trees, ... More..

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Man shot dead in Brussels after attacking group of soldiers
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Man shot dead in Brussels after attacking group of soldiers

The attack took place on Boulevard Emile Jacqmain in the centre of Brussels . "There was an attack against a soldier in Brussels ", federal police told AFP . Belgian media reports suggest one was injured...More..

Trump Administration Slaps Economic Sanctions on Venezuela
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Trump Administration Slaps Economic Sanctions on Venezuela

Friday's financial bans are the fifth round of United States sanctions to hit Venezuela since the start of the year. Maduro said that Venezuela's former oil minister will resume the role while incumbent N...More..

Bears Ears Among National Monuments Facing Reduction in Size
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Bears Ears Among National Monuments Facing Reduction in Size

Environmentalists have been particularly dismayed by the Trump administration's freaky process for reviewing the monuments . None of the sites would revert to new ownership, he said, while public access fo...More..

Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict

She was removed from office in 2014 by a military coup and was banned from politics from the junta's parliament due to her link with the rice programme. "I have ordered border checkpoints to be stepped up". "...More..

by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Gunmen storm Shia mosque in Kabul amid Friday prayers

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State militants have attacked Shia Muslim targets in Afghanistan in the past. "We are not involved in today's attack on a mosque in the Khair Khan...More..

White House: Trump 'Committed' to Building Wall
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

White House: Trump 'Committed' to Building Wall

Having Mexico pay for his multi-billion dollar wall was the number one campaign promise that Donald Trump made to voters. "He hasn't said they're not either", said Sanders. Today, AP employs the latest tech...More..

One injured, many hostages taken in Charleston restaurant shooting
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

One injured, many hostages taken in Charleston restaurant shooting

Other witnesses say a gunman entered through the back of the restaurant shouting, "There's a new boss in town". Interim Charleston police chief Jerome Taylor said all the hostages at Virginia's restaurant...More..

Trump's continued attacks on senate Republicans hamper party's agenda
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Trump's continued attacks on senate Republicans hamper party's agenda

John McCain (R-AZ) already defeated her by a 13-point margin in a 2014 primary by branding her "Chemtrail Kelli". "And that was very hard for me to do, as a lifelong Republican ". "Anyone who suggests otherwi...More..

United States considering arming Ukraine to counter Russian aggression
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

United States considering arming Ukraine to counter Russian aggression

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko officially launched a major exhibition of military hardware here Wednesday, marking Ukraine's upcoming Independence Day. The Pentagon chief also said that Washington had rec...More..

White House: Efforts to have Mexico pay for wall not 'abandoned'
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

White House: Efforts to have Mexico pay for wall not 'abandoned'

During a rally in Phoenix Tuesday, Trump said, "Believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall", in reference to the spending bill Congress will have to pass in September to avoi...More..

US sanctions Chinese, Russian entities for conducting business with North Korea
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

US sanctions Chinese, Russian entities for conducting business with North Korea

In this undated photo distributed Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the North Korean government , leader Kim Jong Un, center, visits the Chemical Material Institute of Academy of Defense Science at an undisclosed l...More..

Vehicle drives through trans vigil crowd in St. Louis
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Vehicle drives through trans vigil crowd in St. Louis

Louis police at her apartment just north of downtown early Tuesday morning. As he honked his horn, members of the crowd surrounded his vehicle and began hitting it, at least one person struck the vehicle with a...More..

Danish police find body of woman after submarine sinking
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Danish police find body of woman after submarine sinking

Wall was first reported missing by her boyfriend when she failed to return home after what was supposed to be a quick trip on Madsen's submarine for a story she was working on. "She was alive in ways that ...More..

Donald Trump Hits Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan for Debt Ceiling 'Mess'
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Donald Trump Hits Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan for Debt Ceiling 'Mess'

While everyone is talking about statues or President Donald Trump taking a glance at the eclipse, America has some serious issues to address once Congress returns from its recess. Congress faces an September ...More..

Gary Sanchez propels Yankees past Tigers, 10-2
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Gary Sanchez propels Yankees past Tigers, 10-2

Sanchez was not happy about being plunked, strolling slowly to first. And this isn't brawl related, I just love when teams' social media pretends there's still a game going on after a fight. Tanaka (9-10) was...More..

Great Wall Motor pours cold water on deal with Fiat
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Great Wall Motor pours cold water on deal with Fiat

About shares traded. NeoGenomics, Inc. The share of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( FCAU ) now has a value of $13.47 while the company's 52 week low is at $6.05, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 09...More..

Chandigarh on edge ahead of court verdict on Dera chief
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Chandigarh on edge ahead of court verdict on Dera chief

The sect chief, who is blessed with the lakhs of followers in Punjab, Haryana , and other states, has been alleged and accused by a former female follower of raping her a couple of times inside the expansive D...More..

Web host will turn over anti-Trump site visitor info to Feds
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Web host will turn over anti-Trump site visitor info to Feds

DreamHost's arguments, made in a court filing last week, largely centered on the claim that forcing a company to turn over broad data about people who visited a political website would run afoul of the ...More..

Dutchman arrested after threat to Rotterdam concert
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Dutchman arrested after threat to Rotterdam concert

The 22-year-old man was arrested during police raids in the southern province of Brabant early on Thursday and was being questioned about the Rotterdam attack threat, the police said. Allah-Las is a four-piec...More..

US Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law Supported By Trump
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

US Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law Supported By Trump

An appeals court ordered Ramos to reconsider if the law had a "discriminatory intent", but the judge reaffirmed her initial ruling in April. Attorney General Ken Paxton promised to appeal an August 24 f...More..

Closure of more US Sears locations not necessarily bad news, some say
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Closure of more US Sears locations not necessarily bad news, some say

All 28 of the stores, except one in Florida, will close in mid-November, with liquidation sales coming as early as the end of this month, the Hoffman Estates, Ill., retailer said in a statement. Kmart stores h...More..

Ambassador to Sudan is fourth Russian diplomat to die since January
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Ambassador to Sudan is fourth Russian diplomat to die since January

Russia's foreign ministry confirmed the news in a statement carried by state media. He has become the fourth Russian ambassador to die within the year. The ministry offered its condolences to the government...More..

The US Navy Is Firing An Admiral After Fourth Collision This Year
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

The US Navy Is Firing An Admiral After Fourth Collision This Year

This year, US Navy ships have been in at least four accidents in the Pacific. Seven sailors died in June when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship off Japan. Navy and Marine d...More..

Powerball: Winning ticket holder comes forward for 2nd largest jackpot ever
by | Friday, August 25, 2017

Powerball: Winning ticket holder comes forward for 2nd largest jackpot ever

Lottery players across the US scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing. While she could have remained anonymous, s...More..

Trump voices optimism about North Korea
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Trump voices optimism about North Korea

But earlier today during a tour of the North Korean academy of defence, Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more warhead components and rocket engines. Both experts said the wound-filament casing seen in one ...More..

Kim Jong-un orders military to boost production of solid-fuel missiles
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Kim Jong-un orders military to boost production of solid-fuel missiles

In the same commentary, KCNA also criticized South Korea's "puppy-like" Defence Minister Song Young-moo, who it said was "running wild" while relying on the "master of the White House". The brothers were born i...More..

UK's May insists Brexit will end European Union court jurisdiction
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

UK's May insists Brexit will end European Union court jurisdiction

Critics however have already argued that the paper's pledge to end "direct" jurisdiction falls short of Prime Minister Theresa May's previous promise that "we are not leaving (the EU) only to return to the...More..

Justice Department Drops Trump-Protester Fishing Expedition
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Justice Department Drops Trump-Protester Fishing Expedition

The DOJ has withdrawn requests for HTTP access and error logs, "meaning visitors' IP addresses are largely safe", DreamHost said in a blog post . Justice Department attorneys wrote in court filings tha...More..

More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting

Jing Wen had already won individual gold in the women's 200m butterfly , setting a new Singaporean national record in the process. Singapore's P Veronica Shanti came away with the bronze in 11.76. The win m...More..

by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

United set for UEFA Champions League draw

When do the group stages start? Liverpool and Celtic booked their places in the group stage this week, coming through high-scoring ties against Hoffenheim and Astana respectively to take a seat at the to...More..

Malia Obama Moves Into Harvard Dorm With Help From Former FLOTUS & POTUS
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Malia Obama Moves Into Harvard Dorm With Help From Former FLOTUS & POTUS

It is unclear what course she will be studying at Harvard once classes start on August 30, but many people are comforted by the assumption that she will be too busy with school to get herself into more medi...More..

Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump After a Website Mocked His Outfits
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump After a Website Mocked His Outfits

On Tuesday night, August 23, Melania Trump tweeted at Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron Trump after a conservative website published a story criticizing the 11-year-old for how he dresses. Trump wore a s...More..

Beach shut down after shark bites paddleboard in 3 feet of water
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Beach shut down after shark bites paddleboard in 3 feet of water

According to NPS, the shark bit the board as the boarder was about 30 feet from shore, in three feet of water. "Get out the water!' I thought I was dead". Wednesday's incident occurred just two days after sever...More..

Severe thunderstorms possible into evening, night
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Severe thunderstorms possible into evening, night

Strong currents and risky swimming conditions will be present at beaches in Erie and Chatauqua counties from the early afternoon through late in the evening, the weather service said. The National Weather Servi...More..

More than 40 hurt after Pennsylvania train crash
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

More than 40 hurt after Pennsylvania train crash

SEPTA officials said Norristown trains are now operating as normal, but no express trains are running. "We've been through the mass casualty incident response scenario here on prior occasions", said Upper...More..

Firefighters Work to Save Children Trapped Under Quake Rubble in Ischia
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Firefighters Work to Save Children Trapped Under Quake Rubble in Ischia

Another two hours later, 11-year-old Ciro emerged and was also whisked to hospital where his parents were waiting for him. The boys' grandmother described Ciro as shaken by the ordeal. Pictures and footage p...More..

Charlottesville City Council Meeting Briefly Suspended Over Protest
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Charlottesville City Council Meeting Briefly Suspended Over Protest

At one point during the meeting, two people climbed onto the dais to hold a large sign reading, "Blood on your hands", prompting some councilors and city staff to flee the room, per WVIR. "You all let this city...More..

Baby girl born during the solar eclipse was given an appropriate name
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Baby girl born during the solar eclipse was given an appropriate name

After their new bundle of joy came into the world at 8:04 a.m., a few hours before the historic solar eclipse was visible across the United States, the couple took it as a sign to name their baby Eclipse ...More..

Man Accused Of Trying To Destroy Confederate Monument In Houston
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Man Accused Of Trying To Destroy Confederate Monument In Houston

Authorities said Schneck had a viable bomb complete with wires, a homemade detonator, a battery, and tubes with a highly explosive compound. His arrest came after a day of protests at the Spirit of the Confed...More..

Boston rally draws thousands while Trump's Twitter draws confusion
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Boston rally draws thousands while Trump's Twitter draws confusion

Although Boston police said at one point rocks were thrown at officers, they told media at a press conference that some 40,000 people had attended the protests and remained largely peaceful. Ivanka Trump twe...More..

Hundreds confess to eating human flesh
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Hundreds confess to eating human flesh

He then presented police with a human hand and part of a leg. The man led officers to a house where they found more human remains, leading to the arrests of three more people, including a traditional healer. ...More..

Wednesday's $700M jackpot 2nd largest in Powerball history
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday's $700M jackpot 2nd largest in Powerball history

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday August 23 is $700 million. "We want to remind people to have fun, but please play responsibly - it only takes one ticket to win", said Rebecca Hargrove, president and CEO...More..

Hundreds catch the eclipse at NMU's viewing party
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Hundreds catch the eclipse at NMU's viewing party

Joe Yavanhxay said the group had taken shifts for bathroom breaks and to sit in the shade nearby. And while the shadow of the moon falls completely on a specific location only every hundred years or so, accordi...More..

USA convict says new DNA evidence should halt execution
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

USA convict says new DNA evidence should halt execution

Williams, 48, was sentenced to death in 2001 for the fatal stabbing of former Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle, 42, at her home in University City on August 11, 1998. Williams would be the second man execut...More..

United States defense chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

United States defense chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

The city and surrounding area forms one of the last pockets of IS-held territory after the group lost Mosul , the country's second-largest city, in July. Tal Afar's specific landscape incorporates wide ridge l...More..

Col Purohit would reach home before Ganpati festival
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Col Purohit would reach home before Ganpati festival

All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of communications department Randeep Singh Surjewala said Purohit getting bail was neither a reflection of his guilt nor innocence as he was facing a trial. For the...More..

S Korea rejects USA call to revise deal
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

S Korea rejects USA call to revise deal

Kim noted that the US insisted its trade deficit with South Korea more than doubled due to the trade pact and demanded correction of trade imbalances in the areas of automobiles, steel and information technolog...More..

Ecstasy pills shaped with likeness of Donald Trump seized by German police
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ecstasy pills shaped with likeness of Donald Trump seized by German police

Pills in the shape of Minions, Super Mario and Superman have popped up in several countries, as have tablets shaped like President Obama. Stamped on the back was the word " Trump ". The men were allegedly drivi...More..

Phoenix courts closing early for Trump rally
by | Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Phoenix courts closing early for Trump rally

The nation's political split over President Donald Trump is expected to be on full display Tuesday as hard-core backers of the Republican president flood into the Phoenix Convention Center and police brace ...More..