Pressley calls upset House win ‘surreal,’ gets in Trump dig

With no Republican challenger, she is poised to become the state's first black woman in Congress. In a victory speech on Tuesday embracing liberal priorities, including reducing gun violence and protecting the rights of immigrants and women, Pressl... More..

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Meghan McCain rebukes Trump in powerful eulogy for her father
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Meghan McCain rebukes Trump in powerful eulogy for her father

Two ex-Presidents from opposing parties united Saturday to honour US Senator John McCain , in a momentous funeral that championed his aspirations of political comity but also rebuked the tribalism and divisi...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Wildfire Shuts Down Interstate 5 North of Shasta Lake

In the terrifying footage several big-rigs are seen attempting to back up and escape the fire, but traffic was at a standstill. An explosive wildfire closed down dozens of miles of a major California freeway ...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

'Putin is RESPONSIBLE!' Security minister blames Russian President for Novichok attack

The Russians are charged with conspiracy to murder Sergei Skripal and the attempted murder of Skripal, his daughter and Nick Bailey, a police officer who was taken ill while attending to the Skripals. Three...More..

'Ranting' man in police custody after truck crashes into Dallas TV station
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

'Ranting' man in police custody after truck crashes into Dallas TV station

Our Scott Sidway is now on the scene and tweets these photos, while one tweet quotes a FOX4 staffer as saying the man got out of his truck ranting about "treason". The man also left behind a suspicious bag....More..

Pence, Pompeo deny penning anonymous opinion piece
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Pence, Pompeo deny penning anonymous opinion piece

The New York Times said it kept the author's name secret because the official's job would be jeopardised by its disclosure, calling it a rare step. The Pentagon said Defense Secretary James Mattis did not ...More..

Marco Rubio to Alex Jones: 'I'll take care of you myself'
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Marco Rubio to Alex Jones: 'I'll take care of you myself'

Jones, clearly relishing the successful provocation, said: "He'll beat me up!" Jones mocked and interrupted Rubio during the interview in front of reporters, saying that Democrats were purging conservatives ...More..

Powerful Typhoon Jebi Leaves Trail of Death and Destruction in Japan
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Powerful Typhoon Jebi Leaves Trail of Death and Destruction in Japan

A tanker measuring more than 290 feet in length was carried by Jebi's heavy winds into a bridge connecting Kansai Airport, located in Osaka Bay, to the mainland. Waves whipped up by the storm also flooded p...More..

India’s Iran, Russia Deals Not Likely to Scuttle Better US-India Ties
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

India’s Iran, Russia Deals Not Likely to Scuttle Better US-India Ties

Later, Pompeo told reporters the United States was not seeking to punish India for its proposed purchase. However, ahead of the dialogue, Randall Schriver, the Pentagon's assistant secretary of defense for As...More..

Scantily-clad pole dancers greet Chinese pupils on return to classroom
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Scantily-clad pole dancers greet Chinese pupils on return to classroom

Principal Lai Rong told state-run news site thepaper.cn that she had only hoped that children would learn different types of dances to promote dance training. "We're trying to pull the kids out of school and ge...More..

#Lodestar: Who penned explosive New York Times opinion piece?
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

#Lodestar: Who penned explosive New York Times opinion piece?

In the wake of the explosive article, thousands of Twitter users began to speculate who the senior official was that had written the letter, many of them citing Pence as the author. He just tweeted , I'm tol...More..

Jordan Belliveau: Mother arrested for missing son's murder
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Jordan Belliveau: Mother arrested for missing son's murder

According to police, initially Stinson told them that she was walking on East Bay Drive with Jordan around 9:30 p.m. Saturday when they were offered a ride in a white Toyota Camry by someone they did not know w...More..

Money from homeless man's GoFundMe may be gone, attorney says
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Money from homeless man's GoFundMe may be gone, attorney says

D'Amico and McClure said they paid for the new vehicle and vacations themselves, not through the funds raised. The lawyer told NJ.com he's now making requests to access the couple's financial records to f...More..

Kim Jong Un Reaffirms Commitment To Denuclearization As Koreas Set Summit
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Kim Jong Un Reaffirms Commitment To Denuclearization As Koreas Set Summit

President Donald Trump's first term, as he agreed to hold a third summit with his South Korean counterpart this month in Pyongyang , Seoul officials said on Thursday. The remarks represent Kim's first time...More..

Supreme Court decriminalises Section 377, declares homosexuality legal
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Supreme Court decriminalises Section 377, declares homosexuality legal

The apex court, however, said other aspects of Section 377 of IPC dealing with unnatural sex with animals and children shall remain in force. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra comprisin...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Paraguay moving embassy back to Tel Aviv; Israel shuts mission in Asuncion

The nation of Paraguay has made a decision to move its embassy back to Tel Aviv after initially being one of a small handful of nations that had joined the United States in opening embassies in Jerusalem . "Mi...More..

Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Family, friends say final goodbye to McCain

Fighting back tears, McCain's daughter listed her father's many accomplishments on and off the battlefield before noting, "These are all the titles and the roles of a life that has been well-lived, but they a...More..

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits northern Japan
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits northern Japan

A landslide along a long ridge in the rural town of Atsumi could be seen in aerial footage from the public broadcaster NHK. Residents said they awoke to an quake that lasted 30 seconds to one minute. The quak...More..

Philippine president calls Hitler 'insane' at Israeli Holocaust memorial
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Philippine president calls Hitler 'insane' at Israeli Holocaust memorial

Duterte will also visit Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial museum, and lay wreath at a monument in Rishon Letzion, 8 km south of Tel Aviv, in commemoration of the Philippines' efforts to save the Jews duri...More..

Democratic Incumbent Upset by Primary Challenger in Massachusetts Congressional Primary
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Democratic Incumbent Upset by Primary Challenger in Massachusetts Congressional Primary

Capuano, a former Somerville mayor, conceded after 9 p.m. Tuesday. Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley celebrates her victory over U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano , D-Mass., in the Seventh Congressional Hous...More..

Egypt: Suspected bomb found near United States embassy in Cairo
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Egypt: Suspected bomb found near United States embassy in Cairo

Moments later, police arrested the man and destroyed the backpack in a controlled explosion. "Preliminary investigations suggest that he embraces some extremist ideas and was intending to use them to commit a...More..

Britain's Labour party adopts new definition of anti-Semitism
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Britain's Labour party adopts new definition of anti-Semitism

The Jewish Voice of Labour , an organisation comprised of Jewish members of the Labour Party , has described the IHRA's code as a "threat to freedom of expression and debate" and said it offers an inaccurat...More..

UK Charges Two Russian Citizens Over Novichok Nerve Agent Poisonings
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

UK Charges Two Russian Citizens Over Novichok Nerve Agent Poisonings

The poisoning of the Skripals earlier in March triggered a major diplomatic crisis between the United Kingdom and Russian Federation, with the British government alleging that Moscow was responsible for ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

More than half of Idlib is controlled by militants from Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), while much of the rest is held by rebels backed by Turkey . "The situation in Idlib is s...More..

U.S. service member killed, 1 wounded in insider attack in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

U.S. service member killed, 1 wounded in insider attack in Afghanistan

The statement did not describe the circumstances of the attack or give a location beyond saying that it occurred in eastern Afghanistan on September 3. He is the third leader of the Islamic State-Khorasan group...More..

Nine injured in German protests against migrants
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Nine injured in German protests against migrants

Thousands of both opponents and supporters of Germany's liberal immigration policies marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz, where the fatal stabbing of a German man, allegedly by two migrants, has spar...More..

Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Trump Offers ‘Complete and Total Endorsement’ for Former Rival Ted Cruz

Avenatti, who has been talking up his chances of a presidential bid in 2020, wrote on Twitter that one of the best ways of countering Trump's politics was to fight it on his own terms, as reported by theHill. T...More..

Iran FM says 'terrorists must be purged' from Syria's Idlib
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Iran FM says 'terrorists must be purged' from Syria's Idlib

About 30 Russian airstrikes hit the northwestern province during the day, majority in an area some 25 miles west of Idlib city, the provincial capital, according to local activists. The warning came as Iran's f...More..

GMB union says British public deserves a vote on final Brexit deal
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

GMB union says British public deserves a vote on final Brexit deal

We even had the Brexit secretary talking up the idea of no deal in the Commons yesterday - that's the time to get very anxious. "What the prime minister has said very clearly is that we have made our move...More..

Taliban says Haqqani network founder died after illness
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Taliban says Haqqani network founder died after illness

Haqqani hadn't been heard from in years, and in 2015 reports of his death were widespread. Haqqani was called a freedom fighter by President Reagan. The Haqqani network has been blamed for spectacular attac...More..

Bob Woodward book: Trump called Sessions 'mentally retarded'
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Bob Woodward book: Trump called Sessions 'mentally retarded'

Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of NY. "Good job Jeff", Trump said in a tweet , followed by another saying that "Democrats, none of whom voted for Jeff Sessions , must love him now". Duncan...More..

Strong typhoon slams western Japan; 8 dead, airport flooded:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Strong typhoon slams western Japan; 8 dead, airport flooded:The Asahi Shimbun

Almost 14,000 people in the region have been moved to refuge zones, according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. The strong winds sent a 2,591-tonne tanker crashing into a bridge connecting Kansa...More..

Bob Woodward's Trump book should provoke a Tweet storm. 'Crazytown'
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Bob Woodward's Trump book should provoke a Tweet storm. 'Crazytown'

The White House also released a statement attributed to Kelly in which he renewed his denial of ever calling Trump an "idiot". Mr Dowd stepped down in January. "I'm not going to sit there and let him look l...More..

Majerhat bridge in Kolkata collapses, 1 dead
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Majerhat bridge in Kolkata collapses, 1 dead

Indian rescue teams and onlookers stand on the rubble and atop Majerhat bridge after a segment of the bridge suddenty collapsed in Kolkata, Sep 4 , 2018. A huge disaster team including four cranes, almos...More..

Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan

Evacuation advisories were issued for some 280,000 people as the wind and rain began picking up. However, it was set to speed up after it makes landfall, minimizing the amount of rain that will fall in one plac...More..