Record temperatures in Japan as deadly heatwave continues

The searing heat has also seen a surge in distress calls, with an estimated 10,000 people hospitalized for heat-related conditions since the heat wave began on July 9. About 200 people were killed in the devastating floods and landslides, with the ... More..

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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

It all happened during a debate on Saturday with incumbent US Senator and former Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine . Stewart minimized the security risk posed to the United States by Trump's cozy re...More..

South African gunmen ambush van carrying taxi drivers, 11 killed
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

South African gunmen ambush van carrying taxi drivers, 11 killed

Four people have been critically wounded and recuperating in hospital. "These killings and injuries of innocent people are symbolic of organised crime and utter disregard of the life of other citizens". He ad...More..

Trump should disclose details of conversation with Putin, - ex-head of Central Intelligence Agency
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Trump should disclose details of conversation with Putin, - ex-head of Central Intelligence Agency

The top United States intelligence official said he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Rubio co-authored the ...More..

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange, Hand Him Over to UK
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange, Hand Him Over to UK

It is thus highly unlikely that Moreno - who has shown himself willing to submit to threats and coercion from the UK, Spain and the USA - will obtain a guarantee that the United Kingdom not extradite Assange to...More..

Israel evacuates 800 Syrian 'White Helmets' to Jordan
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Israel evacuates 800 Syrian 'White Helmets' to Jordan

The White Helmets and their families had been stranded along the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights following the Syrian government offensive in southwestern Syria which began in June. Meanwhile,...More..

Israelis demand equal gay surrogacy rights
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Israelis demand equal gay surrogacy rights

Addressing the Tel Aviv rally , Zionist Union Knesset member Itzik Shmuli, who is gay, said: "We will no longer be silent". Three people were arrested in the Jerusalem protests, including a candidate for the M...More..

Heat Rises on Macron as Security Aide Scandal Upends Parliament
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Heat Rises on Macron as Security Aide Scandal Upends Parliament

Benalla was on Sunday night indicted with charges including violence at a public meeting, impersonating a police officer and trying to destroy video evidence. Police, who had hauled the man from the crowd befor...More..

Trump administration releases documents about former campaign adviser
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Trump administration releases documents about former campaign adviser

President Trump on Sunday reacted by tweeting: "Looking more & more like the Trump Campaign for President was illegally being spied upon (surveillance) for the political gain of Crooked Hillary Clinto...More..

‘Never, ever threaten USA again’ Trump tells Iran
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

‘Never, ever threaten USA again’ Trump tells Iran

Trump has previously suggested that Iranian leaders are going to request a new deal, but Iran has rejected talks on several occasions. Rouhani said the president can't have it both ways. "The regime is also...More..

G20 urges dialogue to resolve trade tensions that threaten growth
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

G20 urges dialogue to resolve trade tensions that threaten growth

President Donald Trump has threatened further tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods unless Beijing agrees to change its intellectual property practices and high-technology industrial subsidy plans. "Unfo...More..

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier responds to UK Brexit White Paper
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier responds to UK Brexit White Paper

May has faced a substantial rebellion from party colleagues who favor a complete break with the EU - a so-called "hard" Brexit - rather than May's proposal, which calls for a "common rule book" with European ...More..

Multiple people injured after shooting on Toronto’s Danforth
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Multiple people injured after shooting on Toronto’s Danforth

Police confirm the shooter is dead. Reports of at least 10 victims including children. Victims are being sent to local hospitals. The scene of the attack is about 14.5km from Yonge Street, where a motorist ...More..

Afghan Vice-President Dostum escapes blast on return from exile, 14 killed
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Afghan Vice-President Dostum escapes blast on return from exile, 14 killed

An Afghan interior ministry spokesman said that 14 people, including both civilians and military forces, were killed in the suicide attack. Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum narrowly escaped a suspect...More..

LAPD Identifies Suspect In Silver Lake Trader Joe’s Standoff
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

LAPD Identifies Suspect In Silver Lake Trader Joe’s Standoff

About a 1/2 hour later, ABC7 news confirmed the victim's identity and indicated she was a Trader Joe's employee. "Officers said they are still processing the scene today and thatHyperion Avenue between Grif...More..

Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight

Download it for free from your app store - just search "WDEF Weather". Rain chances will gradually diminish through the day on Sunday as an area of low pressure pulls away from Michiana, then we will see m...More..

Mnuchin: Overall U.S. economy not harmed by trade battles
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Mnuchin: Overall U.S. economy not harmed by trade battles

But there have been microeconomic effects on individual businesses, he said, adding that the administration was closely monitoring these and looking at ways to help US farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs. The U...More..

Gunman holds hostages in supermarket, arrested
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Gunman holds hostages in supermarket, arrested

Moore said at about 1:30 p.m. the suspect shot his grandmother and another woman in a South Los Angeles home and then forced the other woman into his grandmother's auto. Trader Joe's employees comfort each ...More..

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

The judge said although the Supreme Court held that death sentence is not mandatory, Kamande did not deserve mercy. According to Okonjo, her client engaged in various activities at the Lang'ata Women Prison, wh...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Schiff: Trump acts like someone 'compromised' by Putin

Earlier in the week, Coats had also seemed to distance himself from the White House when he issued a statement reaffirming the intelligence agencies' unanimous conclusion that Russian Federation had interfe...More..

Court to announce verdict in Ephedrine case today
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Court to announce verdict in Ephedrine case today

Abbasi, a former MNA from Rawalpindi , is expected to have a tough electoral contest on July 25 with Sheikh Rasheed - who is allied with PML-N's chief opponent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. The case trial has been...More..

Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

Giuliani confirmed to ABC News that the president did have a discussion with Cohen before the election, but the former New York City mayor said the payment to McDougal discussed on that call was never made....More..

US courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

US courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists

Her warning came shortly after the top US economic official, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , told reporters in the Argentine capital there was no "macro" effect yet on the world's largest economy. Canadi...More..

Carter Page denies Federal Bureau of Investigation claims he worked for Russian Federation
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Carter Page denies Federal Bureau of Investigation claims he worked for Russian Federation

The Times said the materials include an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Page, and several renewal applications. The surveillance of Page became a contentious...More..

Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

Page, 47, has denied being a Russian agent. The FISA request also argues that Christopher Steele, whose salacious Trump dossier was in part paid for by Fusion GPS that received funding from the Democratic...More..

House Republicans Block Bid to Strengthen Election Security
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

House Republicans Block Bid to Strengthen Election Security

A Russian foreign minister called the summit " better than super ". Newsmax, run by Trump pal Chris Ruddy , however, had a different take, quoting two GOP Senators who claimed the Helsinki summit would not...More..

by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns Donald Trump against 'mother of all wars'

Rouhani also appeared to refer to a recent report that the Trump administration is using speeches and online activities to try to create a swell of internal dissatisfaction with the regime. "Or are they prepa...More..

Fox News says Guilfoyle leaving; may join Trump super PAC
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Fox News says Guilfoyle leaving; may join Trump super PAC

Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is leaving the network to spend more time with the Trump family. She has been a legal analyst and host, including for the show " The Five ". Guilfoyle's ties to the White H...More..

Zuckerberg’s Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Zuckerberg’s Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

In the interview with tech blog Recode Zuckerberg said he was Jewish and personally found it offensive to deny the Holocaust but he did not think Facebook should delete people's views. "I'm Jewish, and ...More..

Rouhani warns Trump ‘war with Iran is the mother of all wars’
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Rouhani warns Trump ‘war with Iran is the mother of all wars’

Iran faces increased U.S. pressure and looming sanctions after Trump's decision to withdraw his country from a 2015 worldwide deal over Iran's nuclear programme. The endorsement by Khamenei, who has the last w...More..