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42 wounded, 4 fatally, in Sunday shootings across Chicago

But officials say the spike in violence is at odds with the general trend in the city, where shootings are said to be decreasing. In this Sunday , Aug. "What Chicago witnessed this weekend was absolutely horrific and should not be tolerated". ...

Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: Ministry

Both had taken off from the same pad in Vankor, above the Arctic Circle, some 2,600 kilometers (1,600 miles) northeast of Moscow . "There were three crew members and 15 passengers overseas the Mi-8 that belonged to Utair airline", an emergency ser...

Italian police: 2 dead, 60-70 injured in explosion

Dramatic footage shared on social media shows a huge fireball in the sky and smoke rising over the landscape at Bologna airport in the country's north. A video shot from a parked vehicle at the moment of the explosion appeared to show someone bei...

Mom accused of killing daughter had been cleared

Denson, authorities say, first stole a vehicle from a local auto shop and then drove to the water with her daughter . Authorities found the unconscious girl 30 minutes later. Denson has a rap sheet filled with minor crimes, including arrests for d...

Five people killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

Investigators from the FAA and NTSB are trying to determine what caused the crash. The plane crashed in the parking lot of a Staples office supply store in the 3800 block of Bristol Street, according to Stephen Concialdi, spokesman for the fire aut...

EU regrets U.S. sanctions on Iran, vows to protect European businesses

Ali Najafi Khoshroudi, the spokesman of Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Saturday that Iran-U.S. talks are possible if Washington apologizes and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal. It seeks to forbid European...

Hector To Impact Hawaii

The problem with that is that forecast errors are huge by the time we get into Wednesday, if that cone shifts a little bit to the north, we could be seeing some direct impacts from Hector which will still be a hurricane by then but just not as strong...

Manafort’s taxes to be focus of trial on Friday

Prosecutors showed emails sent by Manafort and his former business partner Rick Gates to various banks that contained profit and loss statements for Manafort's consulting firm. Manafort's trial, on its face, doesn't have much to do with Russian col...

Kenya: President Kenyatta Briefed on South Sudan Peace Process

Still, Ahmed said the parties disagree on the power-sharing at the level of local governments, but they are determined to solve the issue before the final signing of the document on August 5. A similar peace deal was signed in 2015 but fell apart a...

Fire Whirl in Carr Fire Reached 143 miles per hour

National Weather Service meteorologist Duane Dykema said Friday that the blaze still burning near Redding created a fire whirl that uprooted trees and tore roofs from homes. Just a month into the budget year, California has already spent more than ...

Venezuelan military gives Maduro 'unconditional' backing

A Colombian official with the president's office described Maduro's accusation that Santos was involved as baseless. One witness showed The Associated Press cellphone video of a drone crashing into a building. "It was so strong the building shook",...

John Kasich: GOP Candidate Said He Didn't Invite Trump To Ohio Rally

Though boisterous and bellicose, Trump steered clear of the trouble he stirred up the night before when he blasted one of Ohio's favorite sons, LeBron James on Twitter, questioning James' intelligence. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Ol...

Lee wins Tennessee GOP primary for governor

Bredesen rallied his supporters Thursday by telling them he'd be "the best damn senator you ever sent up to Washington". Polls have indicated a close contest to replace retiring Republican Sen. It's been an even longer drought in the Senate , wit...

Ontario is axing its test of universal basic income

Doug Ford's government is cancelling the basic income pilot program and slowing down increases to income assistance. The new Progressive Conservative government announced Tuesday the increase would be reduced to 1.5 per cent. Mike Schreiner, ...

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador and suspending new trade with Canada

Saudi Arabia said it considers the Canadian ambassador in Saudi Arabia as persona non grata and gave him a 24-hour notice to leave the kingdom. The ministry said it rejected Canada's characterization of events in Saudi Arabia, and said it wouldn...

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes out at Iran

They face opposition. Ali Motahari, the deputy speaker of parliament, told Jafari bluntly that either accepting or rejecting Trump's offer of talks was no business of the military, and the decision would be taken by Iran's highest authorities.

Coalition spokesman accuses Houthis of killing civilians

Ahmed Yehia, who witnessed the attack, said body parts were scattered in the area of the strike: "There is a pond of blood outside the hospital's building", he said. The satellite images released by the coalition show impact craters of about 50 centi...

Trump acknowledges purpose of meeting with Russian lawyer

Sekulow also supported Trump's tweet on Sunday asserting there was nothing illegal about a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting aimed at getting dirt on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton . However, in January, Trump's legal team, which included...

The Pope Changes Catholic Church's Position on Death Penalty

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, says Pope Francis' change to the Catechism regarding the death penalty is true progress in continuity with previous Church teaching .

New Law in Israel Sparks Backlash from Arab Minority Group

The law has outraged Israel's Arabic-speaking minority which includes the Druze and makes up about 20 percent of the population. A senior Iranian diplomat says Israel's adoption of the law that is further proof of the regime's apartheid nature, urg...

Goats Gone Wild In Boise Neighborhood

By 9 a.m., all of the goats had been loaded on to a trailer to be taken back from whence they came. Soon owners " We Rent Goats " arrived and herded their kids into the truck. The goats can be rented to chomp on weeds and tidy the place up. "...

Echoing Trump, RNC Warns Candidates, Donors Away From Koch Brothers

I never sought their support because I don't need their money or bad ideas. Charles Koch has taken the lead after his younger brother, David, stepped down from their political group and their company earlier in June due to poor health. At the Koch ...

British holidaymakers swelter in record-breaking European heatwave

The extreme heat across the continent - especially in southern regions - was driven by a hot air mass from North Africa, which travelled across the Iberian peninsula . The country went on high alert in an effort to prevent a repeat of the worst fi...

Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7.0 quake rocks Indonesia, tourist hotspot Bali

Lombok Island was hit hard by a 6.4 magnitude quake last Sunday which killed 16 people and injured another 162. Lombok and Bali are famed for their pristine beaches and mountains, with local planning restrictions in both locations being prohibited ...

20 killed in plane crash in Switzerland

Ju-Air started operating flights with the old-timers in 1983, and the plane that crashed - with the registration HB-HOT - had been in service with the company since 1985. But Seventeen passengers, two pilots, and a flight attendant lost their lives i...

Venezuela's Maduro Survives Attack by Exploding Drones

Juan Carlos Lamas spoke to TRT World from Caracas about the events that unfolded. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the alleged attack. Maduro is a former bus driver who rose up through trade unions and served under President Hu...

Trump says he might delay shutdown showdown until after elections

He continued, "Border Security is National Security, and National Security is the long-term viability of our Country". Trump surprised many congressional Republicans over the weekend when he threatened a government shutdown if Congress does not...

Firefighters Tackle Burning Aeromexico Plane After Crash in Durango, Mexico

All 103 people on board - 99 passengers, two pilots and two flight attendants - survived the frightening accident. Fernando Rios, a spokesperson for Durango's State Coordination of Civil Protection said a total of 85 passengers on the Mexican air...

Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings of critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night, saying a series of dry low-pressure systems passing through the region could bring wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour that could ...

Prince Harry’s Audi RS6 Avant up for sale

The luxury auto was used by Harry to transport Meghan Markle on the way to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception in Bucklebury in May past year. The Audi RS6 Avant is essentially what would happen if you told a supercar and a people carrier t...

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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 ...