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Missing Thai boys, soccer coach all found alive in cave complex

Experts from Myanmar and Laos also joined the effort led by about 1,000 soldiers, rescue workers and volunteers from several government departments and private organizations. The Prime Minister's Office says Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha "wishes...

Rutland family seeks help after Bahamas explosion severely injures daughter

Also among the injured was 22-year-old Stefanie Schaffer , a dancer and athlete who had both legs amputated after the blast, NBC News reports. She remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad da...

Joe Lockhart: Trump Nominees Tough Sells for Collins, Murkowski

President Trump has already narrowed down his Supreme Court short list to five people, including two women. Collins-she said in a Sunday interview on ABC's This Week that she could only vote for a judge that respects precedent. "If he picks so...

Boys found alive after nine days in cave in Thailand

As the the sun breaks out, Narongsak Osottanakorne, the governoer of Chiang Rai province, says conditions for the operation are improving. There had been no contact with the boys, aged between 11 and 16, since they went missing with their 25-year-o...

Official reads the names of the 5 victims

Law enforcement sources told the Capital Gazette that police had identified the suspect as Jarrod Warren Ramos, a resident of Laurel, Maryland, who sued the newspaper and one of its journalists in 2012, alleging defamation.nearly a year earlie...

Highway 20 remains closed as Pawnee Fire rages on

A wildfire in Norther California's Yolo County has grown to 32,500 acres and crossed into neighboring Napa County, fire authorities said . Duchesne County officials have issued evacuation orders for an unknown number of houses and cabins in the ...

Still awaiting EU proposals to save nuke deal: Iran

In April, Trump brought on John Bolton as national security advisor, and within the next month announced he would remove the US from the Obama era Iran nuclear deal, which was created to restrict nuclear weapons development through the easing of san...

Supreme Court nomination has become a campaign issue

Wade , because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions, established law", Collins, R-Maine, said on CNN's "State of the Union ". "I want to be clear that a vote for any of the proposed...

May told to lay cards on table over Brexit deal hopes

The Prime minister now has to reach a consensus among her cabinet [VIDEO ] on the final Brexit agreement, which is looking to be an equally tough set of negotiations that pose yet another threat to her leadership position. European Union chief B...

Hero golden retriever protects owner from rattlesnake attack, suffers bite on face

Godwin rushed Todd to a local animal hospital where he was treated for the bite. Goodwin posted photos of the recovering retriever on her Facebook with the caption: 'My hero of a puppy Todd saved me'. Godwin gave an update to Todd's fans Sunday a...

Syrian rebels lose string of towns as 160,000 flee regime offensive

Since June 19, the Syrian regime, backed by its ally Russian Federation, has carried out a deadly bombing campaign to retake the strategic area bordering Jordan and the Israeli Golan Heights. Fierce battles were still ongoing around Daraa city, n...

Susan Collins Won't Support Anti-Roe v. Wade Nominee

Collins reportedly wants the president to tack on some additional jurists to his list of 25 potential new justices. In order to determine her vote, Collins told Raddatz she's "going to have an in-depth discussion with the nominee". Trump spent the ...

Over 10 European Union countries ready to help Germany in deporting migrants

They often cite a terror attack by a Tunisian asylum seeker at a Christmas market in Berlin in 2016, as well as the murder of a 14-year-old German girl near Wiesbaden last month by an Iraqi asylum seeker who then fled to his homeland. "Now we are wai...

At least 48 killed as overcrowded bus crashes in India

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat says the bus skidded and fell into a 700-foot (213-metre) deep gorge. Reports say about 55 passengers were on the bus which was travelling from Bhoan to Ramnagar. Rescue operations are underway ...

USA sec'y of state to travel to N. Korea next week

President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un had the first-ever bilateral summit earlier this month in Singapore. However, a joint statement signed by the two leaders has been derided for lacking details such as concrete measur...

Obama Tells Democratic Donors To 'Get Organized' And Register Voters Before Midterms

Obama has two more scheduled fundraisers in California on Friday. What explains his near absence from the political stage, where he might argue publicly against the reversals of his policy accomplishments, and also from American life more broad...

Comedian prank calls Trump aboard Air Force One

Melendez with his stage name Stuttering John , recorded his conversations with Trump and put it up on his podcast for the audience to listen. A source said someone in the White House Legislative Affairs Office reached out to Menendez's of...

U.S. protestors: "Immigrants Are Welcome Here!"

President Donald Trump is claiming he never pushed House Republicans to vote for immigration bills that failed last week, his latest display of whiplash on the legislation. "I care! Do you?" read Joan Culwell's T-shirt as she joined a rally in Denve...

French killer in helicopter prison escape

French outlet BFMTV reports that the men, hooded and dressed in black, burst into the room at around 11:20 local time (09:20 GMT) on Sunday, demanding Faid's release. In 2001, three armed robbers fled a prison in Draguignan, southern France, after ...

Trump says he's not planning to pull out of WTO

US news website Axios cited sources saying Mr. Trump had repeatedly told his top officials he wanted to exit the world body, which Washington helped design and most often rules in favor of the United States when Washington brings cases ...

N. Korea aiming to hide ongoing nuclear production

Appearing on CNN's State of the Union and Fox News Sunday , Bolton explained that the program would be contingent on North Korea cooperating and disclosing all of its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons - an enormous if - but that North Korea...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says socialism only 'part of what I am'

Joe Crowley in Tuesday's Democratic primary, said the focus should be on her views, not a "label". "And I don't think that you can go too far to the left and still win the Midwest". First elected to Congress in 2012, Duckworth is a retired army heli...

Capital Gazette staff: 'Keep reading, we've only just begun'

The Capital Gazette and The Baltimore Sun are owned by Tronc , which also owns the Orlando Sentinel. In a statement, Belichick says: "For my entire life, The Capital has been my hometown newspaper". A panel of judges wrote that the prime cont...

Suspect arrested in Idaho mass stabbing

A quick internet search shows a series of arrests and charges for Kinner in a number of states, including being shot by a homeowner during a burglary, but nothing to indicate any anti-immigrant animus or bias, just a career criminal. Bones said the a...

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to discuss ‘complex’ issues, including Syria

The president has repeatedly minimized the conclusion of the US intelligence community that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election to help him win. We don't want anybody tampering with elections. When he finished, Wallace said, "Well, you ...

Senator Mocks Trump Over North Korea Nuclear Program

Pompeo told lawmakers on Wednesday that North Korea remains a nuclear threat, but defended Trump's earlier remarks that North Korea no longer remains a nuclear threat. The Washington Post on Saturday cited unnamed U.S. intelligence officials as con...

Orlando protesters object to Trump immigration policies

For children younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days. "Those children that they are incarcerating and separating, they are our future generations". Another sign warned, "November is coming", referring to the midterm elections, in whic...

What We Know About The Alleged Gunman At A Maryland Newsroom

Feeling that he might be experiencing some problems, the woman had encouraged him to seek counseling. Another official who also spoke on condition of anonymity said investigators identified the man using facial recognition technology. Authorities say...

Capitol Police charge almost 600 people protesting Trump immigration policies

Organizers say that the goal of today's " Families Belong Together " sister rally was to remind people this country was built by immigrants. A rally near the city hall in Portland, Maine was so large that police shut down streets as a reported 2,...

Judge Orders Release Of 9-Year-Old Brazilian Boy Separated At Border

The immigration activists, however, heaved a sigh of relief after a federal judge Tuesday night commanded the White House to reunify families within 14 days if the child is under 5 and 30 days if the child is older. After the Trump administration c...

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Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...