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Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer shot dead during traffic stop Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer shot dead during traffic stop
- August 08, 2017

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol , Officer Gary Michael died after being shot during a traffic stop in the town of Clinton. After Michael made the traffic stop and got out of his patrol vehicle, the driver got out of his auto and fired at the officer, who was able to return fire, Lowe said . (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is Investigating Flynn's Ties to Turkey Special Counsel Robert Mueller is Investigating Flynn's Ties to Turkey
- August 08, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly questioning witnesses about whether Flynn's company, Flynn Intel Group, received secret payments from the Turkish government late in 2016. A transcript of intercepted calls between Mr Flynn and Mr Kislyak revealed they had discussed U.S. sanctions imposed when former President Barack Obama concluded that Moscow had interfered in the USA election campaign. (more...)
Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident
- August 07, 2017

The incident at the world-famous tourist site was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his apparent radicalization, the source said. No one was injured and the tower was evacuated at 11:30 p.m., about half an hour before the tower stops admitting visitors. France has been on high alert since a series of terrorist attacks in 2015 and 2016 that left more than 230 people dead. (more...)
Ashwin strikes twice as India made Sri Lanka suffer Ashwin strikes twice as India made Sri Lanka suffer
- August 07, 2017

Jadeja , the world No 1 spinner in ICC Test rankings, claimed five second-innings wickets as India bowled out the hosts for 386. This is India's eighth consecutive series win , and the first time they win by an innings in a Test on Sri Lankan soil! The ball was turning but it was slow turn, the Sri Lankan batsmen were getting beaten but there were no edges, the Indian fast bowlers tried all the tricks but Mendis and Karunaratne stood their ground. (more...)
Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man
- August 06, 2017

Warren has been suspended from his post as the senior treasury assistant at Somerville College, Britain's Oxford Mail reports . Both men - taken into custody without incident - will appear before an Oakland court and are now awaiting extradition to IL, where they will be questioned by Chicago homicide detectives. (more...)
US Marines helicopter crashes off Qld coast US Marines helicopter crashes off Qld coast
- August 06, 2017

The US Marines Corps said 23 personnel aboard were rescued and the search and rescue mission continues off the coast of Shoalwater Bay for the missing three. Australian authorities said no Australian personnel were on board. Its five crew members were rescued safely. Australian media reported the incident happened during an attempt to land on an aircraft carrier. (more...)
McMaster Stresses North Korea Threat, Says Military Strike On The Table McMaster Stresses North Korea Threat, Says Military Strike On The Table
- August 06, 2017

Breitbart attacks quoting "administration officials" alleged McMaster opposed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appearing alongside Trump at the president's recent visit to the Western Wall. "It doesn't work unless we are there for a long time , and if we don't have the appetite to be there a long time , we should just leave". Harvey was also hired by Flynn, whose short-lived tenure as national security adviser came to an end in February. (more...)
Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy
- August 06, 2017

Following the attack, the woman - who can not be named for legal reasons - was put in a duffel bag and taken around 90 miles to Borgial, an isolated village near Turin, before being released on July 17, police say. "Analysis of his email shows this man belonged to an organisation called "Black Death", Milan prosecutor Paolo Storari said in a media conference overnight, The Telegraph Reported. (more...)
"Obama Day" Tweets That Celebrate The One (President) Who Got Away
- August 05, 2017

Chelsea Roden and her wife, Lisa, sent then-President Obama a handwritten invitation to their wedding in 2016. "We wish you all the best as you embark on your journey together, and we hope your bond grows stronger with each passing year". Allen's tweet has gone viral, with many others responding with congratulatory notes from the Obamas of their own, for everything from birth announcements to graduations . (more...)
Grand Canyon National Park searches for missing Texas woman Grand Canyon National Park searches for missing Texas woman
- August 05, 2017

Her backpack was found near the South Kaibab Trail, which the park official says has no water accessibility and nearly no shade. Crews located the body near the Black Bridge at the bottom of Grand Canyon, almost a mile from Phantom Ranch. (more...)
'It's not enough, she should be in jail' says Conrad Roy's cousin 'It's not enough, she should be in jail' says Conrad Roy's cousin
- August 05, 2017

A 13-year-old sister, Camden Roy, testified that she's "haunted" by the realization that she'll never see her brother Wednesday or be an aunt to his children. 'I do believe she needs help and I do believe that she needs to take responsibility for her actions. The prosecution sought the maximum sentence of 20 years behind bars. (more...)
Blaze Engulfs Dubai Residential Skyscraper; No Injuries Reported Blaze Engulfs Dubai Residential Skyscraper; No Injuries Reported
- August 05, 2017

This sits in stark contrast with the fire that consumed most of the Grenfell Tower block in west London in June. The fire was bought under control by 4am local time . No injuries have been reported and it is not clear what caused the fire in Dubai . The same skyscraper was devastated by fire in 2015 and the flammable cladding was blamed in part for the blaze. (more...)
Lawsuit accuses Fox News of concocting 'fake news' for Trump Lawsuit accuses Fox News of concocting 'fake news' for Trump
- August 03, 2017

Rich's family has pushed back against suggestions of politically motivated foul play, saying he was most likely the victim of a failed robbery attempt. He said that Fox News reporter Malia Zimmerman and wealthy Republican donor Ed Butowsky faked his quotes. "I've never talked to President Trump in my life", Butowsky said, denying that the White House had "anything to do with any of this". (more...)
United States says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria United States says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria
- August 03, 2017

If nominated and confirmed, Brownfield will have a full plate; his responsibilities would include balancing the political tightrope of U.S. -Mexico relations under Trump, dealing with the roiling political crisis in Venezuela, managing the diplomatic end of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations, and helping cement the historic Colombian peace deal brokered a year ago. (more...)
Britain's outspoken Prince Philip bows out of public life Britain's outspoken Prince Philip bows out of public life
- August 03, 2017

British tabloid The Sun made a similar error in May this year, publishing an obituary titled " Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc etc" when he announced his retirement from public engagements. He may, however, "still choose to attend certain public events from time to time", according to a statement from the Palace. Although Prince Philip is in his late 90s, he remains in relatively good health, despite a few minor surgeries within the past few years ... (more...)
What you need to know about the total solar eclipse What you need to know about the total solar eclipse
- August 02, 2017

On Aug. 21, a celestial event will occur across the continental United States , moving from the coast of OR (at 10:15 a.m. PDT) to South Carolina's shore (around 2:50 p.m. and will end just shy of 2:48 p.m. "Just before it's over, you'll see beads of light starting to form on the trailing edge". You can also purchase eclipse glasses from the Tellus store. (more...)
Trump Dictating Don Jr. Statement Is Another Piece In Obstruction Puzzle Trump Dictating Don Jr. Statement Is Another Piece In Obstruction Puzzle
- August 02, 2017

At the president's direction, the statement portrayed the meeting the younger Trump had with a Russian lawyer as being chiefly "about the adoption of Russian children", which was "not a campaign issue at the time ", sources told the newspaper. (more...)
Milan has 18 rival bids to land EMA Milan has 18 rival bids to land EMA
- August 02, 2017

Milan, Copenhagen, Athens, Amsterdam and Barcelona are among the candidates to host the agency, with Milan seen as a possible frontrunner. The Irish government has earmarked three potential locations for the EMA headquarters, two in Dublin's docklands financial district and another by the city's airport. (more...)
Apple pulls VPN apps from China's App Store over new government rules Apple pulls VPN apps from China's App Store over new government rules
- August 01, 2017

Developers of VPNs aren't just anxious about their ban in China only since Russian Federation, meanwhile, has also made a decision to get all VPN and proxy servers blocked, according to the law documented and signed by the President Vladimir Putin . (more...)
Pakistan's ruling party to pick ousted PM's brother as his successor Pakistan's ruling party to pick ousted PM's brother as his successor
- July 31, 2017

Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) holds a commanding majority in parliament, and the party's nominee Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is expected to be approved in the parliamentary vote on August 1. The court ruled that Nawaz Sharif had "furnished a false declaration" and is "not honest" under the provisions of the country's constitution and therefore he is disqualified to be a member of the parliament. (more...)
GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive
- July 31, 2017

But he urged fellow Republican senators to pass it in order to set up a committee of House and Senate lawmakers to meld the two competing versions into a single comprehensive bill that would be wider in scope than the skinny bill. Vincent DeMarco, a longtime health care advocate in Maryland, described the vote as "a bad step" toward stripping health insurance from millions of Americans and lamented that lawmakers "don't even know what they are voting for". (more...)
Amid crisis with Jordan, Netanyahu vows to bring embassy guard home Amid crisis with Jordan, Netanyahu vows to bring embassy guard home
- July 30, 2017

Israeli media on Tuesday showed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu giving a hero's welcome to the unidentified embassy staffer who killed a 16-year-old boy and a surgeon. Police deployed to the scene and surrounded the area, the statement said, adding that the two Jordanians had gone into the building to carry out "carpentry work". (more...)
Hamburg Knife Attacker Kills One, Witnesses Say He Yelled 'Allahu Akbar' Hamburg Knife Attacker Kills One, Witnesses Say He Yelled 'Allahu Akbar'
- July 29, 2017

Officers then arrested him. In a press statement, a police spokesperson said that the suspect had entered the supermarket and suddenly began stabbing customers before fleeing the building. According to reports , while the perpetrator was arrested, the police are on the look out for another man near the scene of the attack. Hamburg police confirmed that at least one person had been killed and several other people were injured. (more...)
Benjamin Netanyahu wants execution of Palestinian who stabbed to death 3 Israelis
- July 28, 2017

Muslim leaders, including the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf , said worshipers are encouraged to return to the holy site. Abbas said Thursday decision had not been made on whether to renew it. The following week, three Palestinians were killed in Friday protests by Israeli forces in what was dubbed a "day of rage". But just as the Waqf was preparing to issue instructions for a fresh round of rioting, Israeli Police opened the gate, allowing Muslim hordes to stream through, straight into the ... (more...)
These Six Senators Lied About Obamacare Repeal These Six Senators Lied About Obamacare Repeal
- July 28, 2017

Without the state waivers, the skinny repeal bill appears to be limited to eliminating Obamacare's individual mandate and its employer mandate and possibly defunding Planned Parenthood. Under the measure, most of Obamacare would be repealed, but that wouldn't take effect for two years, giving Republicans time to come up with a replacement plan. (more...)
Survivor of deadly crash blames social media Survivor of deadly crash blames social media
- July 27, 2017

Sanchez reportedly lost control of the auto and then attempted to overcorrect when the vehicle struck a fence and flipped over, officials from the California Highway Patrol told KTXL-TV. Sanchez also refused a Breathalyser test at the scene. The District Attorney's Office said her blood alcohol level was at.10. Jacqueline, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle through the back window; the other 14-year-old passenger survived but sustained serious injuries. (more...)
Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators to Discuss June 2016 Meeting With Russians Manafort Talks With Senate Investigators to Discuss June 2016 Meeting With Russians
- July 26, 2017

A public appearance by Manafort tomorrow would mark the first time a witness from Trump's inner circle will testify under oath at an open hearing about Russian interference in the USA election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian actors in that interference. (more...)
Six Congress MPs suspended for 'unruly behaviour' in House Six Congress MPs suspended for 'unruly behaviour' in House
- July 26, 2017

She said if the Opposition was not interested in allowing the House to function, she was adjourning proceedings for the day. The Speaker pointed out that President Pranab Mukherjee in his farewell speech had yesterday said the proceedings in Parliament should not be disrupted. (more...)
Taliban Kidnaps 70, Kills 7 After Clash With Army Taliban Kidnaps 70, Kills 7 After Clash With Army
- July 24, 2017

The Taliban seized control of two key districts in Afghanistan - Kohistan district in Faryab and Taywara in Ghor - in a matter of hours. Ghulam Naser Khazeh, the governor of Ghor, told Anadolu Agency that Taywara fell when hundreds of insurgents attacked the district from various directions on Saturday night, but gave no casualty figures. (more...)
Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia
- July 23, 2017

Lawmakers are working on a budget for the fiscal year that starts October 1. "Believe me", said President Trump . He criticized the Obama administration for what he called a lack of investment in new military technology and shortfalls in military readiness. (more...)