'Grieving' Orca Mother Finally Abandons Dead Calf After Two Weeks

The mother, preventing her baby from sinking, had been nudging it toward the surface of the Pacific off the coast of Canada and the Northwestern United States. The mother is now surrounded by members of her clan, known as J pod, who stay to support h... More..

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Trump doubles steel & aluminum tariffs on Turkey
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Trump doubles steel & aluminum tariffs on Turkey

But Turkey is not manipulating its currency; the lira is falling because the country is suffering from an economic crisis. "Hopefully we will overcome this disaster and we will also successfully overcom...More..

Kellyanne Conway can't name a high-ranking African American in White House
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Kellyanne Conway can't name a high-ranking African American in White House

While the contents of the recording are not anything incriminating to the White House , the fact that she recorded a conversation within the Situation Room, is the real concern here. The recording of Kelly in...More..

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

Party sources said the cabinet list has not been finalised but there is general consensus that Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be the new foreign minister and Pervez Khattak as interior minister. In a statement on Sa...More..

Dali Mpofu to represent MDC Alliance as they challenge Zim election result
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Dali Mpofu to represent MDC Alliance as they challenge Zim election result

Analysts say that the legal challenge has little chance of success given the courts' historic tilt towards ZANU-PF, which has ruled since independence from British colonial rule in 1980. "There is no inaugurati...More..

Rain fury continues in Kerala, two more shutters of Idukki reservoir opened
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Rain fury continues in Kerala, two more shutters of Idukki reservoir opened

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy discussed the situation in Kerala with Vijayan and has allocated Rs 10 crore for disaster management, Manorama Online reported.The Edappadi K Palaniswami-led Tamil Nadu...More..

Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week

I had two earplugs in", he told the reporter. Milligan said he received a text from Clark that said "It's all going to burn". Clark, he said, is an erratic, risky person whom Milligan flagged to federal and s...More..

Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorised take-off from Seattle airport
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorised take-off from Seattle airport

However, dismissing the hijacking reports, the Pierce County Sheriff's Office said it was not a terrorist incident, adding the man was 29-year-old local. Audio of the rogue pilot speaking on radio to the SeaT...More..

Yemen war: Children killed in Saudi-led air strike on bus
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Yemen war: Children killed in Saudi-led air strike on bus

Hours later, well after the blast's violent rumble gave way to sirens and the victim's screams, a clearer sense of the human cost has emerged: At least 29 children under the age of 15, some as young as 6 years ...More..

Saudi Arabia to relocate students from Canada
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Saudi Arabia to relocate students from Canada

Niagara actually has campuses in Saudi Arabia, but says it's unaware of any impact on those operations. Among those reportedly still being held are Hatoon al-Fassi, a leading voice for women's participation i...More..

More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

More demolition seen at North Korea rocket launching station

North Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday it had stopped missile and nuclear tests and dismantled "the nuclear test ground", yet the United States still insisted on "denuclearisation first". 6, 2018. "How...More..

Canadian Dollar Whipsawed as Spat With Saudi Arabia Intensifies
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Canadian Dollar Whipsawed as Spat With Saudi Arabia Intensifies

On Monday, Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, said her government - which has come under fire previously for signing off on the sale of more than 900 armoured vehicles to Riyadh - would continue ...More..

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy clashed online with Donald Trump Jr over whether the controversial ban of Alex Jones from social media has signaled a rise of corporate political censorship in the US. A sepa...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Gates Describes Manafort Orders While Defense Hammers 'Secret Life'

That's important to prosecutors, who need to not only prove Manafort skimped on paying millions of dollars in taxes. Earlier Tuesday, Gates told the court that Manafort would frequently pay for clothing, land...More..

GOP congressman busted for insider trading
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

GOP congressman busted for insider trading

The indictment charges Collins, the congressman's son and the father of the son's fiance, with conspiracy, wire fraud and other counts. The indictment claims that, after receiving this email, Collins then c...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

China to put 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of USA products

The duties are part of a broader round of tariffs on $50bn worth of goods the USA announced in March. Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax August 23, the Office of the U.S. "There is no off-...More..

Salon staff beat customer with brooms after she refuses to pay
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Salon staff beat customer with brooms after she refuses to pay

Footage captures the workers as they crowd around a customer and smack her with a broom handle at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn . The women were dissatisfied with the ser...More..

Chicago gun violence leaves 11 dead and 70 wounded after bloody weekend
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Chicago gun violence leaves 11 dead and 70 wounded after bloody weekend

But he did admit the police department and city could do better. Giuliani also falsely claimed that Chicago had "63 murders this weekend". By comparison, at least seven people were killed and 32 were wou...More..

Trump team expected to respond to Mueller regarding interview
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump team expected to respond to Mueller regarding interview

President Trump attorney Jay Sekulow on Sunday blamed "bad information" for erroneously denying that the president had a role in drafting his campaign's response to a key June 2016 meeting with a Russian la...More..

Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue

Israeli troops fired tear gas and live rounds, wounding several protesters and a medic. The latest clashes come amid reports of a long-term ceasefire between Hamas and Israel that has been negotiated throug...More..

Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure

Those sanctions target financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran's automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals, including gold . He said Iran would simply "batten down the hatc...More..

Largest wildfire in California history still growing
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Largest wildfire in California history still growing

California has long had problems with fires during the summer but climate change has been blamed for the hotter weather and extremely dry vegetation which have aided them. An inmate firefighter pauses during a...More..

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in port city
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in port city

With logistical support from the U.S., Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been carrying out attacks inside Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to reinstate the internationally recognised government of President A...More..

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its envoy over 'interference'
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its envoy over 'interference'

The website also says Canada was "seeking to diversify its relations with the Saudi Kingdom" in 2016, as the two countries' bilateral relations are based on a shared interest of peace and security, including en...More..

Iran Receives More Airplanes Ahead of Renewed US Sanctions
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Iran Receives More Airplanes Ahead of Renewed US Sanctions

Trump had denounced the deal reached under his White House predecessor, Barack Obama, as one-sided in Iran's favour. Starting this week, Washington will re-impose sanctions on Iran's purchases of US dollars, ...More..

China plans tariffs on $60B of U.S. goods
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

China plans tariffs on $60B of U.S. goods

President Donald Trump's administration. August 1: Trump ordered his trade representative to consider raising the planned tariff of $200 billion worth of Chinese products from 10 percent to 25 percent. ...More..

Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

Trump launched today's battle by tweeting , "The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it's TRUE". At the time , Trump and his White House had falsely claime...More..

Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, all 20 on board dead
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, all 20 on board dead

Officials said Sunday the vintage aircraft appeared to hit the ground near-vertically and at a high speed. "What we can rule out at this point is that there had been a collision before the crash, neither with...More..

Special counsel reportedly offers to limit in-person questions in Trump interview
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Special counsel reportedly offers to limit in-person questions in Trump interview

They also pressed Mueller's investigators to demonstrate that they could not obtain the information they were seeking without interviewing the President. "They ought to let them conclude their work", Thune sa...More..

Reward for Mollie Tibbetts' safe return raises to $172000
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Reward for Mollie Tibbetts' safe return raises to $172000

Kearney is about 25 miles northeast of Kansas City. It was reported early Wednesday that Mollie Tibbetts , who has been missing since July 18, had potentially been seen eight days later at a Kearney truck st...More..

President Donald Trump Comes To Tampa Tonight
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

President Donald Trump Comes To Tampa Tonight

US President Donald Trump campaigned in the battleground state of Florida Tuesday, hoping to energize Republicans facing a stiff test in November polls. "Then Mr. Trump said 'you're fired!'" the candidate ...More..

Don't call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a 'wholphin'
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Don't call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a 'wholphin'

Reports calling the hybrid animal a "wholphin" are false, scientists say. The cross appears to be the first instance of a wild-born hybrid between the two species. Two of the ocean's most beloved sea creature...More..

Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say

The activists are denouncing violent protests but calling the government's reaction illegal and "grossly disproportionate to the violence that it sought to contain". Zimbabwe's electoral commission says " somet...More..

Trump slams billionaire conservative Koch brothers as
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump slams billionaire conservative Koch brothers as "total joke" in GOP

Charles Koch told reporters at the gathering on July 29 that Trump's trade policies , including tariffs, could trigger severe economic fallout. On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump opened fire on Re...More..

Colorado Police Mistakenly Kill an Armed Man Defending His Home - Hit & Run
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Colorado Police Mistakenly Kill an Armed Man Defending His Home - Hit & Run

The officer who shot the resident is on paid administrative leave, ABC 7 reports . A child was taken to a hospital with serious injuries caused by the intruder, according to a police press release . Auror...More..

Zimbabwe election: ZANU-PF wins parliamentary majority, electoral body says
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zimbabwe election: ZANU-PF wins parliamentary majority, electoral body says

The leader of the opposition, Nelson Chamisa , tweeted that he had "won". Mr Chamisa of the MDC is a 40-year-old lawyer with little experience in governance, having served only a short stint as minister some y...More..

by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

North Korea Is Continuing to Produce ICBMs — US Intelligence

They believe North Korea is building at least one of its Hwasong-15 missiles there. Writing on Twitter, Chovanec posted the painting - which depicts Trump holding up a light to help guide a boat of Trump ad...More..

Imran Khan's PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath-taking ceremony
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Imran Khan's PTI considering inviting Modi for his oath-taking ceremony

He'll need the Pakistan Peoples' Party's help. The losing parties typically cry foul, hold their nose and then step into parliament. It did. In fact, it now seems the whole PML-N team has been bowled out an...More..

Tense count in Zimbabwe as some election observers voice concerns
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tense count in Zimbabwe as some election observers voice concerns

We give you updates of what is happening around the country as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission collates results and posts them to the central command centre in Harare. Elmar Brok, head of the European Union m...More..

Hamas chief slams Israeli seizure of Gaza-bound ship
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Hamas chief slams Israeli seizure of Gaza-bound ship

The boat was en route to Gaza with 22 people from 16 nations on board and carrying a cargo of €13,000 ($15,000) worth of medical supplies. Israel will not agree to such a "return", which would see a Palesti...More..