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 another aircraft nor with some other ob... More..

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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..

North Korea Is Continuing to Produce ICBMs — US Intelligence
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..

Polar bear shot dead after attacking tour guide near North Pole
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Polar bear shot dead after attacking tour guide near North Pole

He is out of danger, with no threat to life. To prepare for a shore leave, the polar bear guards go ashore in advance after sighting the landing site as a group and without passengers. "Maybe cruise sightseei...More..

After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee

Kavanaugh , who has already met with 39 Republican senators, held a two-hour meeting with Manchin on Monday. Manchin wrote on Twitter that it had been a productive meeting but he was undecided. That sit-dow...More..

Nine states sue to prevent 3D-printed gun plans going online
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Nine states sue to prevent 3D-printed gun plans going online

The battle dates to 2013, when the State Department ordered Wilson to remove from his website plans for making guns with a 3D printer, saying that they violated export regulations dealing with sensitive mil...More..

Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Manafort are advising them to avoid mentioning Trump's name, ABC News has learned. Manafort's work for the pro-Russian government in Ukraine plays a central role in the allegations against him, since prosecut...More..

The Russia Investigations: Will Michael Cohen Turn State's Evidence?
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Russia Investigations: Will Michael Cohen Turn State's Evidence?

CNN , citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter, said Cohen is willing to make that assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign an...More..

White House defends decision to bar CNN reporter from event
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

White House defends decision to bar CNN reporter from event

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver remarks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2018. A CNN correspondent says she was barred from attending an open press eve...More..

The US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

The US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014

As many economists have pointed out , the tax cuts were created to have long term effects focused on capital investment and it will take years for any such scenario to play out. Federal-funds futures were pr...More..

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for 'tardy' Assam NRC final draft
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for 'tardy' Assam NRC final draft

Supporting the publication of the NRC complete draft in Assam , he said some politicians are "shedding crocodile tears" as they are wary that their "vote bank" politics will come to an end. The home minister...More..

Geraldo: Former 'Consigliere' Cohen Could Represent a 'Significant Legal Threat' to Trump
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Geraldo: Former 'Consigliere' Cohen Could Represent a 'Significant Legal Threat' to Trump

After repeated denials from Donald Trump Sr. and Jr., CNN reported a bombshell that completely undermines the Trump administration's narrative about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian operativ...More..

Bulldozer operator killed in Northern California wildfire
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Bulldozer operator killed in Northern California wildfire

About 37,000 people are under evacuation orders, 5,000 homes are threatened and the fire is just 5 percent contained. Officials said police were responding to looting incidents in evacuated neighbourhoods. ...More..

How 'eclipse chasers' are celebrating the blood moon tonight
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

How 'eclipse chasers' are celebrating the blood moon tonight

However, the layperson who might expect to see dramatic details of the surface of Mars would probably be disappointed", the statement said. That means it will be shining bright , with the best visibility aroun...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

'Fox And Friends' avoids questioning Kellyanne Conway about CNN reporter ban

Putin went on to say Russian Federation was ready to greet Trump in Moscow. Both Trump and Putin have said they are determined to improve relations. It led to him reading out a clarification in which he said ...More..

Russia's Command in Syria Thanks the IDF for Attacking ISIS
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Russia's Command in Syria Thanks the IDF for Attacking ISIS

The attacks took place in and around the government-held city of Sweida, state media and monitors reported . It was also learned that the army units fended off on Wednesday an attack by Daesh radicals in three...More..

BriefOne Israeli dead and two wounded in stabbing attack north of Jerusalem
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

BriefOne Israeli dead and two wounded in stabbing attack north of Jerusalem

Two other stabbing victims in the attack are expected to survive. Israeli army spokesman Jonathan Conricus said that around 8.50PM local time the assailant jumped over the fence that surrounded the settlement...More..

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court fight for divorce
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court fight for divorce

Mrs Owens' lawyer said she was "devastated by this decision, which means that she can not move forward with her life". Attorneys suggest lawmakers will now consider "no fault" divorce. Supreme Court Preside...More..

Locals Report Police Use 'Smoke Bomb' to Disperse Oakland Protesters
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Locals Report Police Use 'Smoke Bomb' to Disperse Oakland Protesters

Despite the optics of a white man targeting two Black women, BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas said police just don't know whether the attack was racially motivated. John Lee Cowell , who was arrested at the P...More..

Turkey moves USA pastor from prison to house arrest
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Turkey moves USA pastor from prison to house arrest

The Rev. Andrew Brunson , a Protestant missionary, has spent almost two years in jail on charges of collaborating with Turkey's foes and attempting to stir chaos by inciting hatred based on religious and ethni...More..

Putin’s Not So Sure He Wants to Meet With Trump in Washington
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Putin’s Not So Sure He Wants to Meet With Trump in Washington

In a statement, Trump's national security advisor, John Bolton said: "The President believes the next bilateral meeting with President Putin should take place after the Russian Federation witch hunt is over"....More..

Doubts raised in USA over fairness of Pakistan elections
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Doubts raised in USA over fairness of Pakistan elections

As Mike Armstrong explains, the election results could have wider repercussions for the region. With about half the votes counted from Wednesday's election, Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), or Pakistan ...More..

At least 50 people dead in Greece following wildfires
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

At least 50 people dead in Greece following wildfires

Bekir Pakdemirli, Turkey's agriculture and forestry minister, said firefighting planes are "45 minutes away if there is a request and we are ready to intervene immediately". "Today Greece is mourning , and in ...More..

Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general

However, the aide said , "that could change". One Republican , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), said he thinks the department is coming around on document requests...More..

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Cohen recording of pay-off talk broadcast on US TV

Trump asks for more information and Cohen tells him, "We'll have to pay". The discussion relates to whether Trump should buy the rights of the story from American Media, which paid McDougal $150,000 in Augu...More..

Theresa May takes control of Brexit talks
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Theresa May takes control of Brexit talks

He pointed out clause one of the act says: "The European Communities Act 1972 is repealed on exit day". "We want an agreement". Mr Raab said he and the PM discussed "what we do to make sure we have the op...More..

President Trump says it’s ‘sad’ Cohen recorded him
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

President Trump says it’s ‘sad’ Cohen recorded him

On the audio tape , first released by CNN , Trump can be heard discussing the payment with Cohen. 'I need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend David, ' Cohen said...More..

The other war of words over Iran
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The other war of words over Iran

Yet animosity directed at the Iranian leadership is an established part of the administration's broader foreign policy. However, National Security Advisor John Bolton echoed the president's tough rhetoric...More..

Toronto shooting: Two dead, 13 injured
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Toronto shooting: Two dead, 13 injured

On Tuesday, police released the identity of the 10-year-old victim: Julianna Kozis of Markham. Her family said in a statement they were devastated. The suspected gunman, just now identified as 29-year-old Fa...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

It’s not Trump Iranians are anxious about - it’s their homegrown crises

Javad Zarif tweeted: "COLOR US UNIMPRESSED: The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago". One of Trump's many criticisms of the accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was tha...More..