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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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Donald Trump: Jamal Khashoggi Not a U.S. Citizen

He also reportedly was close to the Saudi crown prince, and has been photographed near him on several global trips. The Saudi journalist has been missing since October 2, wh...

Bound migrant caravan reaches Mexico

Trump, who campaigned for president with vows to stop illegal immigration, said on Twitter today that he thinks Republican candidates for Congress should campaign on the issue in...

At least 50 dead in train crash

At least 300 people were at the spot watching 'Ravan dahan' , sources said. Sub Divisional Magistrate, Amritsar I, Rajesh Sharma said 50 bodies have been found and at least 50...

Italy’s PM criticises economic sanctions against Russian Federation

It could be months, if not years, before Rome faces penalties. Di Maio did not clarify who could have amended the document. While attracting global criticism, the budget is po...

Theresa May said nothing 'substantially new' in Brexit address

Reuters also reported that European Union leaders would discuss support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and combating global warming, but also forging relationships with ...

Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter

Gianforte initially told police that Jacobs instigated the attack but later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault after eyewitness statements and audiotapes showed that he had been...

Turkish official: New evidence Saudi writer slain in consulate

Khashoggi entered the consulate and has never been seen since, the onus is on the Saudi authorities to reveal what happened to him ", Bachelet said . They took samples with the...

Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep

She said by the time she reached her front door, the person was gone leaving the child behind. He told Inside Edition his son's name is Royal Prince Simmons, and the woman who ...

Singapore is the 2nd Most Competitive Country in the World

According to the report, which in 2018 uses a brand new methodology to fully capture the dynamics of the global economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, numerous factors that ...

Trump To Send Troops, Close Border if Mexico Won't Stop Migrant March

Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. The president's tweets come after ...

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Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered

Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered

Police issued an Amber Alert for Jayme Closs on Monday afternoon after discovering the bodies of James and Denise Closs, who had suffered gunshot wounds. Law enforcement official...

Afghan Police, Intelligence Chiefs Killed In Shooting Attack

Afghan Police, Intelligence Chiefs Killed In Shooting Attack

He had no further information. US military officials confirmed that a USA soldier, a contractor and another civilian were wounded in the attack, which occurred shortly after a ...

Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

Britain records surge in religious hate crime Home Office data

Hate crime is defined as any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim... In total, there were 94,098 hate crimes in 2017/18, 76% of which were recorded as race hate, and...

Missing Amber Alert girl might have been seen in Miami, cops say

Missing Amber Alert girl might have been seen in Miami, cops say

Jayme Closs , the victims' only child, was not found at the home. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald held a second news conference Tuesday afternoon to field more questions about the inc...

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Earlier on Monday, CNN reporters saw a cleaning crew entering the consulate. Local reports based on information provided by unidentified Turkish officials have painted a bleak ...

Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

Body found in rain-swollen lake amid Texas flooding

The Llano River rose to almost 40 feet Tuesday in the city of Llano - about 35 feet higher than it was just 24 hours earlier - after 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in the area over t...

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

Akbar, who was appointed minister of state for external affairs in 2016, began his journalism career in 1971, rising to become one of the nation's most influential editors. An Indi...

Australia insists trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

Australia insists trade agreement with Indonesia on track despite Israel comments

Australia is considering the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer to the city of tel Aviv its Embassy in the Jewish state. His Liberal Party is fight...

Error behind 'It's OK to be white' vote

Error behind 'It's OK to be white' vote

Labor's ploy to force the House of Representatives to vote on Pauline Hanson's motion declaring "It's OK to be white" has narrowly failed. Prime Minister Scott Morrison also say...