US Rep. John Lewis released from hospital with 'clean bill of health'

Lewis became ill Saturday on a flight to Atlanta, CNN affiliate WSB-TV reported , quoting unnamed sources. He spoke at the March on Washington as a young man in 1963 and has served as Congress's living link to the civil rights battles since he first... More..

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Trump Again Threatens to Shut Down Government
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Trump Again Threatens to Shut Down Government

Ryan said after the meeting: "The president's willing to be patient to make sure that we get what we need so that we can get that done". So I certainly don't like playing shut down politics. Trump's draft bill ...More..

California wildfire kills two children, great-grandmother
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

California wildfire kills two children, great-grandmother

At a news conference Saturday, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said only that three members of the same family had been reported missing. As of Sunday, evacuation orders were lifted for Idyllwild and Pine...More..

GDP report proves Trump is turning the economy around
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

GDP report proves Trump is turning the economy around

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday celebrated the release of new economic data, claiming the U.S.is now the "economic envy of the entire world". Economists in a Reuters poll earlier this week predicted...More..

Trump Pushes Back on Cohen's Claim He Knew About Trump Tower Meeting
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Trump Pushes Back on Cohen's Claim He Knew About Trump Tower Meeting

Giuliani was even more explicit in his praise of Cohen in May, saying that Cohen is "an honest, honorable lawyer " when ABC's George Stephanopoulos asked if he was concerned that Cohen, who is under crimina...More..

Zimbabwe election: Mugabe turns on Mnangagwa in surprise pre-poll speech
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Zimbabwe election: Mugabe turns on Mnangagwa in surprise pre-poll speech

Naming two of the female candidates, he said: "They don't seem to offer much or have much chance so who is there?" "I will make my choice among the other 22 presidential candidates", he said. Elections during...More..

Cardinal steps down amidst mushrooming sex abuse scandal
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cardinal steps down amidst mushrooming sex abuse scandal

McCarrick is one of the highest-ranking American leaders of the Catholic church to be removed from ministry due to sex abuse charges. On June 20, the Archdiocese of NY announced that it had concluded an inves...More..

Evacuations remain after rain slows down Chelan wildfire
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Evacuations remain after rain slows down Chelan wildfire

There has been no change in evacuation orders overnight. Douglas County is maintaining Level 3 evacuations for Chelan Hills homes, level 1 for Beebe Bridge & Lone Pine areas. An unknown number of structures w...More..

Iran's currency hits record low amid impending USA sanctions
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Iran's currency hits record low amid impending USA sanctions

In May, Washington pulled out of a landmark 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran under which worldwide sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear programme. The unofficial rate st...More..

Egypt court sentences 75 to death in 2013 sit-in case
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Egypt court sentences 75 to death in 2013 sit-in case

Some of the 739 defendants listen to their verdict from a soundproof glass cage inside a makeshift courtroom in Tora prison in Cairo , Egypt, Saturday, July 28, 2018. In 2017, Najia Bounaim , North Africa Cam...More..

Trump's attacks on media could lead to violence
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Trump's attacks on media could lead to violence

AG Sulzberger was reporting a meeting with Mr Trump at the White House. 'Spent much time talking about the vast amounts of Fake News being put out by the media & how that Fake News has morphed into phra...More..

There are ‘consequences’ for illegal border crossing, Trump says
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

There are ‘consequences’ for illegal border crossing, Trump says

He also seemed to make his long-stated call for an "Immigration [system] based on MERIT! " a requirement to keep the government operating this fall. Trump's tweets came shortly after the government said th...More..

Former Milosevic's Lawyer Killed in Belgrade
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Former Milosevic's Lawyer Killed in Belgrade

Ognjanovic was part of the legal team that defended Milosevic at the United Nations tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, where Milosevic was tried for war crimes committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Si...More..

Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration

Trump has also demanded that the USA shift to an immigration system that's based more on merit and less on family ties. "We need great people coming into our Country!" he tweeted . The GOP congressional l...More..

Polls close in controversial Cambodian election
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Polls close in controversial Cambodian election

These are a few pictures of what transpired as Cambodia gets ready to vote in what many believe to be one of its most oppressive elections in years. Phil Robertson , deputy director of Human Rights Watch's As...More..

Georgia officers fired after probe reveals coin-toss determined arrest
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Georgia officers fired after probe reveals coin-toss determined arrest

Officers Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson had the discretion of citing Webb for speeding or arresting for the more serious charge of reckless conduct. You can see the event in the video below. As it turns ...More..

EPA reverses order on diesel trucks
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

EPA reverses order on diesel trucks

Earlier this month, Carper wrote Acting Administrator Wheeler asking him to withdraw EPA's proposal to repeal air emission standards for glider trucks, "which appears to largely benefit a single company whi...More..

Polar bear killed after attacking cruise line employee on Arctic archipelago
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Polar bear killed after attacking cruise line employee on Arctic archipelago

A polar bear has been shot dead after it attacked a cruise ship guard on Norway's Svalbard archipelago, within the Arctic Circle. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee as it attacked their colleagu...More..

No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

No Vietnamese reported missing in Lao dam collapse

In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered his condolences to the Laotian government and nation and the families of victims of the tragic incident . An April report from th...More..

Mom and five children dead in Michigan motel fire
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Mom and five children dead in Michigan motel fire

They were identified as Marquise Thompson, 10; Gerome Randolph, 7; Samuel Curtis, 5; Savod Curtis, 4; and Avery Curtis, 2. Samuel is the mother of the five children who lost their lives. The fire at Cosmo Ext...More..

Putin ready to invite Trump to Russian Federation
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Putin ready to invite Trump to Russian Federation

In South Africa, Mr Putin also said "political disputes" were damaging the USA dollar as a reserve currency, speaking shortly after Moscow exited the list of the biggest foreign holders of United States governm...More..

Three killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Three killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

He encouraged the use of Crimestoppers at 822-1111 for those wishing to give anonymous tips. He called on people to come forward and help police find the killers and also asked people not to take matters into t...More..

Donald Trump Jr. and special counsel Bob Mueller spotted together in airport
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. and special counsel Bob Mueller spotted together in airport

Cohen appears to now be cooperating with Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. But a person close to Mr. "There's nobody that I know that knows him who hasn...More..

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead in his car - International
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead in his car - International

He added that the police are conducting further forensic investigation and gathering all material evidence. "He died of a gunshot just under his left ear and a pistol was found near his right hand in the auto"....More..

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok island in Indonesia
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok island in Indonesia

He says several people have been injured. An natural disaster on the popular Indonesian tourist island of Lombok has killed at least ten people. It was quickly followed by an aftershock of magnitude 5.4 cen...More..

McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt 'outrageous'
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt 'outrageous'

I will not be intimidated. McCaskill is seen as vulnerable in her home state of Missouri, where Donald Trump overwhelmingly defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016 by more than 18 percentage points. I've said ...More..

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan

Sunday and continued to move westbound, with maximum sustained winds of 90 kilometers per hour (56 miles per hour) with gusts up to 126 kph (78 mph). Hundreds of flights have been cancelled in Japan as the co...More..

by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

New Orleans Shooting Leaves Three Dead, Seven Wounded

There was no immediate word on the conditions of those injured. The circumstances surrounding the shooting is also unknown. Police are expected to hold a press conference late on Saturday evening. The Times...More..

by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

New Orleans Police investigating shooting that left 3 people dead, 7 injured

Police reported the shooting just before 9 p.m.in the 3400 block of Claiborne Ave. Three of the wounded were pronounced dead at the scene and seven others were taken to local hospitals. More..

Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain

Officers tweeted that they hoped they could avoid handling the bear because that would result in the animal being tagged. The bear escaped through an open manhole after it was open for about 6 minutes. A CPW ...More..