Radiation Spike Reported After Deadly Rocket-Engine Blast In Russia

The defence ministry said earlier that radiation levels were normal after the explosion at the base in the Arkhangelsk region that killed two. Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the explosion occurred during the test of a missile eng... More..

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Almost two million muslims to perform Haj in Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Almost two million muslims to perform Haj in Saudi Arabia

During the religious ritual, Muslims from all over the world walk around the holiest place in the Islamic world, the Kaaba at the Masjid al-Haram Mosque. Observant Muslims around the world face toward the Kaaba...More..

Off-Duty Firefighter Stops Man With Rifle in Missouri Walmart
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Off-Duty Firefighter Stops Man With Rifle in Missouri Walmart

KY3 in Springfield reports that the Springfield Police Deprtment responded to an active shooter call at the Walmart at Republic Road on Thursday evening. He got the body armour from the trunk of his vehicle an...More..

Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in prison, report says
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in prison, report says

The court records contain graphic allegations against Epstein, who is accused in Manhattan federal court of trafficking young girls internationally to have sex with prominent American politicians, business exec...More..

8 injured as new blasts jolt Russian ammunition depot
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

8 injured as new blasts jolt Russian ammunition depot

Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight. The regional government says the military was disposing of ammunition at the time. A fire broke out following t...More..

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion

Russian news agency, RIA, and TASS said two people had died with more than 15 injured. While local officials urged calm, residents in several cities stocked up on iodine, which is often used to limit the eff...More..

Police believe they have found bodies of BC killings suspects
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Police believe they have found bodies of BC killings suspects

MacLatchy said she could not say how long they have been dead. The teens were suspects in the killings of Leonard Dyck, a university lecturer from Vancouver, and American tourist Chynna Deese and her Australi...More..

Shooter in Texas massacre said he was targeting Mexicans
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Shooter in Texas massacre said he was targeting Mexicans

Crusius, 21, pulled his vehicle over at an intersection near the retail store after the mass shooting and got out of his auto with his hands up when officers pulled up, the report said. The Allen Police Departm...More..

Manhunt after Israeli off-duty soldier killed
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Manhunt after Israeli off-duty soldier killed

The body of the soldier was found in the same area as the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers by Palestinian militants in the summer of 2014. "I've said it before and I'll say it again, without pr...More..

After Samjhauta, Pakistan shuts down Thar Link Express
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

After Samjhauta, Pakistan shuts down Thar Link Express

Significantly, India's high commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria is still in Pakistan. The episode began as the Samjhauta Express between Lahore and Delhi, via Attari and Wagah, left India for Pakistan Wedne...More..

Kyrgyz security forces raid former president Almazbek Atambayev
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Kyrgyz security forces raid former president Almazbek Atambayev

Kyrgyzstan's former president urged his supporters Thursday to push for the ouster of the Central Asian nation's government, following a failed police attempt to arrest him that left one policeman dead and a...More..

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs figures in 1MDB scandal
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs figures in 1MDB scandal

Evans, the global face of China's e-commerce leader, was among a group of individuals who served as directors at three Goldman units Malaysia accused of misleading investors when arranging deals for 1MDB. Malay...More..

Cochin airport closed as water enters taxiway
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Cochin airport closed as water enters taxiway

Palakkad and Pala town in central Kerala are also flooded. Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 33 people and forced t...More..

Biden Fumbles That Poor Kids Are 'Just As Bright' As White Kids
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Biden Fumbles That Poor Kids Are 'Just As Bright' As White Kids

After realizing his gaffe had just revealed that he sees white people as superior in intelligence, he tried and failed to gloss it over: As an afterthought, he clumsily added, "Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian k...More..

Maryam Nawaz Sharif: Opposition politician arrested in Pakistan
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Maryam Nawaz Sharif: Opposition politician arrested in Pakistan

Before the assembly session was adjourned due to PML-N's protest, Pakistan People Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned Maryam's arrest in a strongly-worded speech on the floor of the house. Law...More..

Indian Forces on High Alert after Kashmir Friday Prayers
by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Indian Forces on High Alert after Kashmir Friday Prayers

The semiofficial Fars News Agency said he cautioned India not to provoke a confrontation with Muslims. He accused arch-rival Pakistan of using Kashmir's special status "as a weapon to incite people of the reg...More..

Vietnam War airman's remains flown home by pilot son
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Vietnam War airman's remains flown home by pilot son

Knight's remains, which were only recently recovered, were flown home in a plane flown by his son. A Southwest pilot flew the plane that returned his Vietnam's veteran father's remains to Dallas Thursda...More..

Power cut hits large part of UK
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Power cut hits large part of UK

Traffic lights in the capital are also experiencing some problems and police could be forced to man busy junctions where traffic lights have been shut down, Transport for London said. 'All trains were stopped w...More..

China's Coast Braces For Powerful Typhoon Lekima
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

China's Coast Braces For Powerful Typhoon Lekima

Travelling northwest from the south of Japan and crossing over the north of Taiwan on Friday, the storm is carrying heavy rains and winds of 209km/h, according to country's National Meteorological Centre. P...More..

Acting National Intelligence Director Sue Gordon Resigns, Joseph Maguire Named Replacement
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Acting National Intelligence Director Sue Gordon Resigns, Joseph Maguire Named Replacement

Maguire, who was a Seal Team 6 commander, has extensive experience in counterterrorism operations and national security, said Mike McConnell, a former director of national intelligence who worked with Maguire d...More..

US warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with Global Positioning System
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

US warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with Global Positioning System

Tensions in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz have been on the rise over the past several months. In one of the latest incidents in the Gulf, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in what app...More..

by | Friday, August 09, 2019

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski boycotting SoulCycle amid news owner will host Trump fundraiser

Protests have grown organically around the country, including San Francisco where dozens of activists staged a protest outside the SoulCycle location in the Castro district Wednesday evening, hours after it was...More..

Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Being Investigated as Domestic Terrorism
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Being Investigated as Domestic Terrorism

Bennett said the Federal Bureau of Investigation will now look into whether Legan was in contact with other individuals or organizations. Before the shooting, Legan had posted on his Instagram page a photog...More..

Vodka produced from ingredients grown within Chernobyl nuclear disaster exclusion zone
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Vodka produced from ingredients grown within Chernobyl nuclear disaster exclusion zone

There are certain areas you'd be advised to avoid (including the power plant and eerily-named Red Forest) but as Jim Smith , a professor of environmental science at the University of Portsmouth , previously ...More..

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria

Turkey's military and the United States embassy in Ankara announced the deal on Wednesday, saying the new facility will work on establishing a " safe zone " and a " peace corridor " to allow refugees to retur...More..

Police Arrest 'Heavily Armed' Man At Springfield Walmart
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Police Arrest 'Heavily Armed' Man At Springfield Walmart

No shots were fired , and no injuries were reported, Springfield police said in a statement. The firefighter held him until Springfield Police arrived. It's unclear what the man's motive was, but police told A...More..

China rare earths group supports counter-measures against US 'bullying'
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

China rare earths group supports counter-measures against US 'bullying'

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. fresh fruit exports to China from July 2018 through to June 2019 were down 48.5% to $123 million, compared with the $239 million from June 2017 through July...More..

Cocaine worth €1.7 million washes up on New Zealand beach
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Cocaine worth €1.7 million washes up on New Zealand beach

Police say the drugs have a street value of more than NZ$3m. He said more packages could show up on the beach and anyone who finds anything suspicious should contact police as soon as possible. Because of B...More..

Biden slams Trump rhetoric, United States News & Top Stories
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Biden slams Trump rhetoric, United States News & Top Stories

Mr Trump's aides deny his rhetoric was a cause of the shootings. Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden . "Instead we have a president with a toxic tongue who has publicly and unapologetically e...More..

4.6 quake rattles NE Taiwan
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

4.6 quake rattles NE Taiwan

Lekima was carrying maximum winds of 227 km per hour (141 mph) as it approaches Taiwan , the weather bureau said. "An quake struck when we are making preparations for the typhoon, which is a rare event", pre...More..

Kellyanne Conway defends Carlson's white supremacist comments: It gets 'outsized coverage'
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Kellyanne Conway defends Carlson's white supremacist comments: It gets 'outsized coverage'

Claiming that white supremacy issue was being used by Democrats as a political tool, Carlson continued: "This is a hoax". He also tried to downplay the very real threat of racist and white nationalist rheto...More..

Beijing censures US ban on Chinese firms as 'abuse of state power'
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Beijing censures US ban on Chinese firms as 'abuse of state power'

Recently, telecommunications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told parliament that the ministry had received six proposals for 5G trials, including from Huawei. The Department of Telecommunications hasn't made up i...More..

Scottish Labour rightwingers sought to sow division with unauthorised statement from MSPs
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Scottish Labour rightwingers sought to sow division with unauthorised statement from MSPs

Labour's 2017 manifesto stated: "Labour opposes a second Scottish independence referendum". However Mr McDonnell today said he would not be "set up" by Nicola Sturgeon into arguing the United Kingdom governme...More..

4 killed, 2 wounded in Orange County stabbing spree
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

4 killed, 2 wounded in Orange County stabbing spree

Around 6:25 p.m., law enforcement located the suspect's silver Mercedes at a 7-Eleven store at Harbor and 1st Street in Santa Ana. In addition to the people killed, the attacker left two wounded in multiple c...More..

Pink tour plane terror as jet crashes in flames
by | Friday, August 09, 2019

Pink tour plane terror as jet crashes in flames

The aircraft had been travelling from the Norwegian capital Oslo, where she performed on Monday night. Emergency services rushed to the Cessna 560XL after it ploughed into turf beside the runway at Aarhus Air...More..