Junior police officer opens fire at dog but fatally shoots woman

The officer walked backwards from the running dog while drawing his gun, then fired multiple times toward the dog. The officer pulled out his firearm and shot at the dog and the woman yelled out. "Clearly, this is not the outcome our officer wanted... More..

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Pakistan officially offers consular access to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Pakistan officially offers consular access to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

United States officials have assured that the freeze in security assistance to Pakistan on President Donald Trump's direction since January 2018 was still in place and the latest decision would help it in 24x7 ...More..

Only Black Republican In US House, Will Hurd, Is Retiring
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Only Black Republican In US House, Will Hurd, Is Retiring

Hurd is the third Texas Republican to announce his retirement this cycle, joining Reps. "I've taken a conservative message to places that don't often hear it", he wrote on Twitter . The Republican Party un...More..

Jordan keeps silent in case pitting princess against sheik
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Jordan keeps silent in case pitting princess against sheik

Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the wife of Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum , leaves the Royal Courts of Justice in London . The order aims to protect a person forced into marriage. Born in ...More..

Trump abruptly drops John Ratcliffe as DNI nominee amid political headwinds
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Trump abruptly drops John Ratcliffe as DNI nominee amid political headwinds

Trump announced the move five days after he surprised many in Washington by making the conservative Republican lawmaker from Texas his selection to replace Daniel Coats as director of national intelligence, a ...More..

NYPD Suspends Cop Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends Officer’s Termination
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

NYPD Suspends Cop Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends Officer’s Termination

Al Sharpton and her brother Eric Garner Jr. on Friday. The police department says Commissioner James O'Neill will make a final decision on punishment this month. The Civilian Complaint Review Board chairman...More..

China trade talks end with more frictions and no deal in sight
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

China trade talks end with more frictions and no deal in sight

Separately on Twitter, Trump warned that if he wins in 2020, "the deal that they get will be much tougher than what we are negotiating now. or no deal at all". The United States and China agreed last month to ...More..

RAF deploys Chinook helicopter to prevent dam from collapsing
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

RAF deploys Chinook helicopter to prevent dam from collapsing

This is meant to stem the flow of water into the reservoir and into other surrounding watercourses designed for this goal. An RAF Chinook preparing to drop bags of aggregate into the Toddbrook Reservoir. "I...More..

Plane makes emergency landing on busy road
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Plane makes emergency landing on busy road

The pilot was forced to land the plane around 8:15 a.m. on Pacific Avenue between 135th and 143rd. Thompson, realizing what the aircraft is about to do, used his patrol vehicle to block the road and clear the...More..

Indonesia warns quake could spark 3m tsunami
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Indonesia warns quake could spark 3m tsunami

The USGS said that the 6.8-magnitude natural disaster struck just after 8 AM ET. The quake unleashed a series of strong tremors which prompted panicked people to flee from buildings in the capital, Jakarta ....More..

U.S. walks away from INF arms control treaty
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

U.S. walks away from INF arms control treaty

The U.S. and Russian Federation both walked away from the deal on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. The test is expected to take place in the next few weeks and will essentially be the Trump administration's answer to R...More..

India 'instant divorce' ban hailed, faces court challenge
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

India 'instant divorce' ban hailed, faces court challenge

Some in India's minority Muslim community, though, said the practice had already been banned in the courts and the law was only passed to single out Islam. "We can now take a sigh of relief ". Some scholar...More..

Dutch 'burqa ban' rendered largely unworkable on first day
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Dutch 'burqa ban' rendered largely unworkable on first day

Muslim and rights groups have voiced opposition to the law - formally called the "partial ban on face-covering clothing" - and an Islamic political party in Rotterdam has said it will pay the 150-euro (USD 16...More..

Afghanistan: 34 killed, 17 injured in blast on highway
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Afghanistan: 34 killed, 17 injured in blast on highway

Even in a conflict where civilians die daily, Wednesday's blast stood out as particularly devastating, as most of the victims were women and children. The Taliban, who effectively control half the country, have...More..

Thousands protest student killings ahead of Sudan talks
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Thousands protest student killings ahead of Sudan talks

But on Wednesday, Khalid Omar, from the opposition Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) coalition, said their lower-level technical committees isolated the key points of contention in a constitutional declarat...More..

China Water Park Incident: Faulty Equipment Causes Man-made Tsunami
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

China Water Park Incident: Faulty Equipment Causes Man-made Tsunami

Forty-four people were injured in the accident, the South China Morning Post reports , and at least five people were hospitalized for injuries including fractured ribs. The government's social media post app...More..

Murder suspects in cross-country police chase could be heading towards Highway 17
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Murder suspects in cross-country police chase could be heading towards Highway 17

That said, and regardless of what might have been said when police interviewed the flagman, OPP have not released any new information and no warnings to the public to be on the lookout for a particular vehicle....More..

Fighter jet crashes in California desert
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Fighter jet crashes in California desert

KABC-TV spoke to tourists who said they were treated at a hospital for minor burns and cuts from flying fragments after the plane crashed and exploded. While military planes do not typically fly over National P...More..

Trump Warns China of Tougher Trade Deal If He Wins Second Term
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Trump Warns China of Tougher Trade Deal If He Wins Second Term

In an opinion piece on Friday, it said China would not yield to United States pressure, and called on Washington to remove all punitive tariffs on Chinese products. United States trade negotiators return to C...More..

Kim Jong-un watches North Korea blow up island with new missile
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Kim Jong-un watches North Korea blow up island with new missile

It said moves by the USA and South Korea to rename the drills were simply double-dealing that proved "confrontational maniacs remain unchanged in their black-hearted intention to stifle" North Korea by forc...More..

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia

Putin expressed his thanks to the president for the "kind gesture" but said for the moment such assistance wouldn't be necessary. Trump "expressed concern over the vast wildfires afflicting Siberia", a br...More..

Hundreds of teeth removed from boy's mouth
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Hundreds of teeth removed from boy's mouth

Ravindran was originally brought to the hospital after complaining of pain and swelling in his lower jaw. It took surgeons 5 hours to remove the teeth, ranging in size from one millimeter to 15 millimeters....More..

Dubai princess in London court over welfare of kids, fighting forced marriage
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Dubai princess in London court over welfare of kids, fighting forced marriage

The sheikh and the princess issued a statement earlier this month confirming the case related to their children. Sheikh Mohammed, who is also the vice-president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates...More..

Unnao case: CBI finds both auto and truck speeding during ‘accident’
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Unnao case: CBI finds both auto and truck speeding during ‘accident’

The top court, which has also received requests to transfer the case against the powerful ruling BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar , indicated that it was inclined to accept the request but wanted to hear a ...More..

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day

Their goal is to plant 4 billion trees this summer and every citizen has been called upon to do their part and plant a minimum of 40 seedlings. The nationwide reforestation program, which started on Monday ...More..

Kelly Craft confirmed as United States ambassador to the UN
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Kelly Craft confirmed as United States ambassador to the UN

Knight LLC, and served for one session as an alternate US delegate to the United Nations, a largely ceremonial position. Before being named US envoy in Ottawa, Craft was a businesswoman and a political donor,...More..

RCMP Search Continues for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmeglsky
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

RCMP Search Continues for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmeglsky

The duo are charged with second-degree murder in the death of University of British Columbia professor Leonard Dyck. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police ( RCMP ) announced late on Monday that a possible sigh...More..

by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Korean man crosses DMZ into South

Pyongyang has also expressed anger over planned U.S. The tests have come despite a meeting between North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump on June 30 at which they agreed to revive ...More..

As Hurricane Erick Heads Toward Hawaii, Another Pacific Hurricane Expected to Form
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

As Hurricane Erick Heads Toward Hawaii, Another Pacific Hurricane Expected to Form

The weather system is expected to weaken back into a tropical storm by the time it makes its closest approach to Hawaii, with Erick forecast to skirt south of the Big Island on Friday morning. It was centered...More..

Ronald Reagan called Africans 'monkeys' in taped call with President Nixon
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Ronald Reagan called Africans 'monkeys' in taped call with President Nixon

Then-California governor Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about Africans, calling them "monkeys" in a newly-discovered taped conversation with USA president Richard Nixon . He published his findings in T...More..

USA announces sanctions on Iran's foreign minister
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

USA announces sanctions on Iran's foreign minister

However, the Trump administration is not closing the door to potential nuclear talks with Iran by sanctioning Zarif, who it does not consider a significant decision maker , a USA official said on Wednesday...More..

Osama bin Laden’s son and heir Hamza is dead
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Osama bin Laden’s son and heir Hamza is dead

In February, the State Department announced it would pay as much as $1 million for information on Hamza bin Laden's whereabouts . Hamza bin Laden is believed to have been born around 1989. He was regarded ...More..

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hong Kong protesters appear in court on riot charges

The 44 were released on bail until September and most were given a midnight curfew. It was not clear when the others charged will appear in court. The move to charge protesters with rioting came a day after B...More..

Kushner meets Jordan king for talks on Mideast peace plan
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Kushner meets Jordan king for talks on Mideast peace plan

Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt and Kushner have spent two years developing the plan containing political and economic components, which they hope will provide a framework for renewed talks between I...More..

Half of US Voters believe Donald Trump is racist
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Half of US Voters believe Donald Trump is racist

He claimed that Twitter was making it hard for people to follow him on the platform, saying at the time,"People come up to me: 'Sir, we want to follow you; they don't let us on". "Deeply offended" residents i...More..