California plane crash: Nasim Ghanadan identified among the five killed

Orange County Fire Authority Captain Steve Concialdi says the Cessna was heading to the airport when it came down and struck an empty parked vehicle in the lot of a Staples store. The location of the crash is between the cities of Santa Ana and Costa... More..

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Body found at United States compound where 11 children were found starving
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Body found at United States compound where 11 children were found starving

Hujrah Wahhaj, 38; and Subhannah Wahhaj, 35, were charged with child abuse related to the alleged neglect and abuse of children, who were found living in " filthy " conditions and with hardly any food, the Tao...More..

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall

Rep. Republicans focussed on mobilising their voters through negative advertisements portraying the Democratic candidate as a puppet of coastal elites while the Democrats' messaging centred on protecting ...More..

Daimler abandons Iran expansion plans as sanctions bite
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Daimler abandons Iran expansion plans as sanctions bite

Trump renewed his attack on the global nuclear pact, calling it "a terrible, one-sided deal" that "failed to achieve the fundamental objective of blocking all paths to an Iranian nuclear bomb", while giving it...More..

FIRE MAP: Mendocino Complex Fire as of Thursday morning
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

FIRE MAP: Mendocino Complex Fire as of Thursday morning

Dykema said the whirl uprooted trees and tore roofs from home . An air tanker was deployed in Mendocino County, California , on August 2 to help contain wildfires that have burned over 150,000 acres of ...More..

President Urged to Stop Tweeting on Trump Tower Meeting Between Advisers, Russians
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

President Urged to Stop Tweeting on Trump Tower Meeting Between Advisers, Russians

Mueller III this week that will largely rebuff Mueller's latest offer of a presidential interview that would include questions about possible obstruction of justice. The veracity of which is challenged by campa...More..

Trump says GOP need not suffer in midterm elections
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump says GOP need not suffer in midterm elections

After calling MSNBC and CNN a "fake news group of people", Trump said "here's the good news". Either Trump had confused Stivers with state Sen. President Donald Trump is predicting a "tremendous victory" ...More..

Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

At the same time, President Donald Trump blamed the state's environmental laws for the wildfires . "There are also significant terrain hazards for firefighters". On Saturday, California Gov. "Fire season...More..

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

Ontario's minister of children, community and social services just announced that the Canadian province's landmark basic income pilot project would be terminated . Ms. MacLeod said she didn't yet have deta...More..

Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on Hilary
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on Hilary

Trump's admission that his son's 2016 Russian meeting was to get information on Clinton runs counter to the narrative he has previously pushed about the meeting. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointe...More..

NBC News Reporters Want Donald Trump Banned from Twitter After Threatening Iran
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

NBC News Reporters Want Donald Trump Banned from Twitter After Threatening Iran

We will remind, on may 8, U.S. President Donald trump said that the USA withdraws from agreement on Iran's nuclear program. Trump's predecessor, Obama, held the most recent high-level talks with Iran when h...More..

Plane crash in Switzerland killed all 20 people on board
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Plane crash in Switzerland killed all 20 people on board

It left Locarno Air Base around 16h CET and was heading for the suburbs of Zurich when it crashed at an altitude of 2,540 metres. "The police have the sad certainty that the 20 people aboard perished", poli...More..

Hundreds evacuated in Virginia after dam overflows
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Hundreds evacuated in Virginia after dam overflows

Heavy rains sent water spilling over the dam, spurring fears that it could collapse, it has already prompted some home evacuations in the city of roughly 80,000 people. Recommendations from the investigation c...More..

Donald Trump Makes the Strangest Argument for Voter ID Laws Yet
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Donald Trump Makes the Strangest Argument for Voter ID Laws Yet

Then, as his wife puts it, he "reads stories" to his children-evidently including The Art of the Deal , a book ghostwritten by a now frequent Trump critic . Trump argued that previous administrations had allo...More..

US, Turkey agree to try to resolve disputes after relations dive
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

US, Turkey agree to try to resolve disputes after relations dive

A leading Turkish opposition party wants to make it personal in the increasingly nasty clash between Ankara and Washington, saying Turkey should retaliate for economic sanctions imposed by the Trump administrat...More..

Millions potentially excluded from Indian citizenship in controversial registry
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Millions potentially excluded from Indian citizenship in controversial registry

Assam, which had faced influx of people from Bangladesh since the early 20th century, is the only state having an NRC, which was first prepared in 1951. I have requested the Home Minister ( Rajnath Singh ) to b...More..

Florida firefighters report for duty on front lines of California fires
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Florida firefighters report for duty on front lines of California fires

With high winds expected to worsen, throwing hot embers over containment lines, "we could continue to see those conditions pose difficulty for us into the night-time hours", he added. The 11-day-old Carr Fire...More..

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Russia: UN peacekeepers back on Golan Heights-Syria frontier

President Bashar al-Assad's sweeping away of rebels in southwestern Syria has anxious Israel , which last week downed a Syrian warplane that it said breached a Golan buffer zone and warned Iranian forces b...More..

Remains from North Korea 'consistent with being Americans': U.S. scientist
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Remains from North Korea 'consistent with being Americans': U.S. scientist

I am not at all surprised that you took this kind action. "Certainly open to that discussion, but there isn't a meeting planned", she said at a regular press briefing, adding that Trump has written a reply to...More..

Trump slams 'total joke' Koch brothers, taking on mega-donor network
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump slams 'total joke' Koch brothers, taking on mega-donor network

The 3 a.m. messages were blunt, as usual. The Koch brothers are not Jewish. WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump pushed back against the Koch brothers Tuesday, a step that came after a summer meeting held by...More..

Zimbabwean leader appeals for calm after election violence
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zimbabwean leader appeals for calm after election violence

According to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) results, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ZANU-PF is cruising to victory after claiming 109 seats in a 210-seat parliament, Al jazeera reports. The EU did no...More..

USA unveils Indo-Pacific investment plan
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

USA unveils Indo-Pacific investment plan

The US is looking at partnership and not dominance in the Indo-Pacific region, secretary of state Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he unveiled a series of developmental initiatives, which many experts believe is t...More..

North Korea Is Building New Missiles
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

North Korea Is Building New Missiles

The remains were first flown from the North Korean city of Wonsan last Friday, on the 65th anniversary of the armistice, and were greeted at Osan Air Base by hundreds of USA service personnel and their families...More..

Iran's parliament to question president over economic woes
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Iran's parliament to question president over economic woes

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he supported the President's willingness to meet with Iran, but in an apparent divergence from the President's stance he listed a series of conditions that would first hav...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Swedish crown jewels stolen from cathedral in daring speedboat heist

Their loot included two royal crowns of King Karl IX and Queen Kristina , as well as an orb. The monarchs were initially buried with these crowns, but later exhumed, NBC News said . The witness claims he kn...More..

Giuliani: Mueller's Russia Probe is Not a Legitimate Investigation
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Giuliani: Mueller's Russia Probe is Not a Legitimate Investigation

Giuliani told CNN he was "happy to tell" Mueller that Trump "wasn't at the meeting". President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said in a pair of interviews on Monday morning that he...More..

Zimbabwe's Ruling Party Wins Majority in Parliament
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Zimbabwe's Ruling Party Wins Majority in Parliament

The electoral commission had said it would start announcing results for the presidential race from 10:30 GMT, but this was delayed as commissioners read out more parliamentary results. What are election obser...More..

North Korea reportedly building new ballistic missiles
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

North Korea reportedly building new ballistic missiles

The pictures show that at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs are being worked on. At the United Nations, the United States asked a UN sanctions committee to halt all deliveries of refined oil prod...More..

Trump says Attorney-General should stop Mueller probe 'right now'
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Trump says Attorney-General should stop Mueller probe 'right now'

At the center of much of the trial will be Gates, another Trump campaign aide who spent years working for Manafort in Ukraine and is also accused of helping him falsify paperwork used to obtain the bank loans. ...More..

Lawmakers question Trump officials on family separations, struggle to reunite them
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Lawmakers question Trump officials on family separations, struggle to reunite them

A federal judge in California is overseeing the reunification of those families under tight deadlines. When Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., asked the witnesses "what went wrong" when the government began h...More..