Another heat wave: 90s all week in Portland, maybe 100 this weekend

Water temperatures are expected to be in the mid 50s to about 60 degrees. This makes it the hottest July 23rd on record, hottest July afternoon on record, and 110° tied for 3rd hottest all time temperature in Austin. "Others who are frail or have chr... More..

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5.7 magnitude quake jolts southern Iran
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

5.7 magnitude quake jolts southern Iran

The United States Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 5.9. Rescue teams have been sent to 40 affected villages, Kerman province Red Crescent spokesman Hadi Soltani told the student news agency IS...More..

Waitress Emelia Holden Body Slams Groper, Surveillance Video Goes Viral [WATCH VIDEO]
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Waitress Emelia Holden Body Slams Groper, Surveillance Video Goes Viral [WATCH VIDEO]

Holden said other servers and cooks from the kitchen surrounded Cherwinski so he could not leave until the police came. Some of her customers high-fived her for the takedown, she said. Recent studies have sho...More..

We risk a no-deal Brexit by accident, Jeremy Hunt warns EU
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

We risk a no-deal Brexit by accident, Jeremy Hunt warns EU

Speaking on his first trip overseas since being appointed foreign secretary, Mr Hunt sought to blame Brussels for lack of progress in trade talks as he called for more "flexibility" in negotiations. "I had Japa...More..

Greece wildfires: At least 74 dead as forest fires rage
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Greece wildfires: At least 74 dead as forest fires rage

They said initial reports indicated about 80-85 people needed evacuation by sea. In total at least 74 people died, authorities said. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has also declared three days of national mo...More..

Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

In a tweet early on Monday, Trump rejected "Fake News" that he was angry because progress was not happening fast enough with North Korea . North Korea insists that its space exploration program is purely c...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Israel downs Syrian fighter jet that breached its airspace

But Israel said the proposal did not go far enough. The aircraft may have landed on the Syrian-held side of the border, according to reports from Israel's Army Radio. Iran is Israel's arch-enemy and Netanyahu...More..

100 activists to participate in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ protest of Pence in Philly
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

100 activists to participate in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ protest of Pence in Philly

The advance team for Vice President Mike Pence landed Monday afternoon at Billings Logan International Airport to prepare for the vice president's Tuesday arrival in town. As expected, opponents of the Trump ...More..

Ceasefire Holds After Gaza Violence Kills 4 Palestinians, 1 Israeli
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ceasefire Holds After Gaza Violence Kills 4 Palestinians, 1 Israeli

In the statement , Mr. Guterres called on Hamas and other Palestinian militants in Gaza to cease the launching of rockets and incendiary kites and provocations along the enclave's border fence. Karam Arafa...More..

'Never threaten U.S. again': Donald Trump fires back 'consequences' at Iran's Rouhani
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

'Never threaten U.S. again': Donald Trump fires back 'consequences' at Iran's Rouhani

Mr. Rouhani scoffed at Mr. Trump's threat to halt Iranian oil exports and said Iran has a dominant position in the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz , a major oil shipping waterway. The United States is not "afr...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated airspace, army says

The condition of the pilot and crew are unknown. Today's incident comes a day after Israel's air defences fired at Syrian rockets it feared could hit its territory. It said it was on "high alert and will cont...More..

Trump says 'inconceivable' that Cohen recorded conversation about ex-Playmate payment
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump says 'inconceivable' that Cohen recorded conversation about ex-Playmate payment

Trump was responding to the revelation that former attorney Michael Cohen , weeks before the 2016 election, secretly recorded their discussion of a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of h...More..

Greece's worst wildfires in a decade rage near Athens, in pictures
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Greece's worst wildfires in a decade rage near Athens, in pictures

Video footage showed inhabitants fleeing the fires by vehicle, with several buildings and homes damaged, as the region of Attica - where Athens is situated - declared a state of emergency. "This is an extreme...More..

USA says peace regime with NK after denuclearization
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

USA says peace regime with NK after denuclearization

The facilities included a rocket engine test stand, which is used to develop liquid-fuel engines for ballistic missiles. Pyongyang apparently has a big demand for the USA if the latter wants to keep talking a...More..

Russian Hackers Reach U.S. Utility Control Rooms, Homeland Security Officials Say
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Russian Hackers Reach U.S. Utility Control Rooms, Homeland Security Officials Say

Fantastic. Even worse, the attacks are believed to be ongoing, and some victims still might have no idea they were the victims of a cyberattack. The hackers belonged to a "shadowy" group previously called Dra...More..

Rescued Thai cave boys to become Buddhist novices and monks
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Rescued Thai cave boys to become Buddhist novices and monks

Not all the boys ordained as Buddhist monks. The boys recently described how they had drunk water from the cave walls to survive and had tried to dig themselves out after getting trapped in the cave when it bec...More..

Risk of 'no deal' Brexit by accident - Hunt
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Risk of 'no deal' Brexit by accident - Hunt

The EU parliament as well as national parliaments of EU nations and Britain need to ratify a deal before the United Kingdom leaves in March. Britain would also lose access to vital DNA, fingerprint and vehi...More..

Mine worker attacked by three dingoes left with serious injuries
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Mine worker attacked by three dingoes left with serious injuries

Ms Rundle was on her lunch break in what was meant to be a designated safe-eating area when the animals were attracted by her egg salad sandwich. The woman followed the dingo and, when she tried to retrieve h...More..

At least 20 dead in blaze near Athens
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

At least 20 dead in blaze near Athens

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras , who had traveled to Bosnia for an official visit, returned to Athens after being briefed by Citizens' Protection Minister Nikos Toskas about the fires. Police in the town said t...More..

Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

More than 6,600 people have been made homeless by the floods, reports said. A video posted by the news network on its Facebook page showed villagers stopping to watch fast-flowing water from the side of a riv...More..

Heatwave weather warning for start of school summer holidays in Midlands
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Heatwave weather warning for start of school summer holidays in Midlands

There is a 90% possibility of heatwave conditions between 9am on Monday and 9am Friday in parts of England, mainly in the south and east, the Met Office said. "We are likely to see temperatures of 33C or 34C by...More..

Witness List Released In Paul Manafort Case
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Witness List Released In Paul Manafort Case

Here are the five people who have immunity: Donna Duggan , James Brennan , Conor O'Brien, Cindy Laporta , and Dennis Raico . They are all financial professionals who may have gained some knowledge of Manafo...More..

Man dies after fall from cliffs at popular Sydney whale-watching spot
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Man dies after fall from cliffs at popular Sydney whale-watching spot

A Mormon missionary from Utah died Monday when he fell from a cliff in Australia. Zimmerman was a student at Fremont High School where he ran track and played football before serving a mission, according to a...More..

Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush

Hausknecht was shot by another man on a bike around 9 a.m. Friday near Texas Children's Hospital. Marc Boom, head of Houston Methodist Hospital where Hausknecht worked, said that patients "appreciated his...More..

Donald Trump considers revoking security clearance for former Obama-era intelligence officials
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Donald Trump considers revoking security clearance for former Obama-era intelligence officials

Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed by the Justice Department after Comey's firing, is investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign collided with Moscow. Paul, in tu...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Forest fires: Greece declares state of emergency, asks for worldwide aid

The majority of victims were found in their homes or cars in the seaside resort of Mati, 40 kilometres northeast of the capital, said Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, adding more than 104 were injured, including 11 seri...More..

Trump Attempts To Calm Fears: 'I Gave Up NOTHING' To Putin
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Trump Attempts To Calm Fears: 'I Gave Up NOTHING' To Putin

Schiff said Sunday on ABC News that President Trump is "acting like someone who's compromised". "I have not seen one scintilla of evidence that this president colluded, conspired, confederated with Russia...More..

Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates

On Sunday, the TTP claimed responsibility for the attack. His driver was also killed in the attack while three bodyguards were badly injured, Dera Ismail Khan DPO Manzoor Afridi said. Durrani was to address a p...More..

Korea begins dismantling rocket test site
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

Meanwhile, a missile-engine testing facility that Trump said would be destroyed remains intact, and USA intelligence officials say Pyongyang is working to hide key aspects of its nuclear program. US Secretary o...More..

Ban Kuwait celebrity from hiring Filipinos, says OFW group
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ban Kuwait celebrity from hiring Filipinos, says OFW group

Kuwaiti beauty blogger Sondos Al Qattan also said she was upset maids were allowed four days off a month. "And we don't know what she'll be doing on those days, with her passport on her", Al Qattan said in Ar...More..