Palestinian killed, 220 injured in Gaza border clashes with IDF: health ministry

The IDF issued a statement earlier Friday, estimating the number of "violent rioters" at 8,000, "gathering in five locations along the Gaza Strip border, attempting to sabotage security infrastructure", after protests broke out in the afternoon. More..

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Echoing Trump, RNC Warns Candidates, Donors Away From Koch Brothers
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Echoing Trump, RNC Warns Candidates, Donors Away From Koch Brothers

Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersCelebrities dive into midterms, hoping to thwart Trump Waters on Trump-Cohen tapes: "It's all going to come out in the wash" Conservative analyst: GOP needs new "symbol of l...More..

Police release final report on Las Vegas shooting, find no motive
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Police release final report on Las Vegas shooting, find no motive

More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police have released their report into the October 1 mass shooting that left 58 dead and 851 injured. They also said they found ...More..

Britons suffer as Spain and Portugal experience record temperatures
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Britons suffer as Spain and Portugal experience record temperatures

With Europe facing a wide-ranging heatwave, some areas of Spain and Portugal are bracing for potentially record-breaking temperatures. Seeking to prevent more deaths after 114 people were killed in two mass...More..

A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers

There were 15 passengers and three crew onboard, the airline said. Russia's emergencies ministry said the MI-8 went down at 10:20 local time (03:20 GMT), about 180km (112 miles) from the town of Igarka, in Kr...More..

USA seeks 'clarification' of controversial Israel law
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

USA seeks 'clarification' of controversial Israel law

Discussions in media panels are shallow. It's unclear why the Druze, whose tradition speaks to national loyalty, suddenly are so threatened by a law which simply enshrines the principles under which the Jewi...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Air strikes on hospital and market in Yemen's Hodeidah kill dozens

Saudi warplanes carried out an attack on the fishing port and market in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah on Thursday, killing at least 52 civilians and wounding scores of others. The Saudi-led coalition backi...More..

Rising winds forecast for Northern California wildfire zones
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Rising winds forecast for Northern California wildfire zones

Wildfires typically create whirls but rarely of the strength of the one recorded July 26, Dykema said. Fire whirls, also know as fire tornadoes or fire devils, often erupt of large wildfires and footage which...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs

North Korea continued to receive revenue from exports of banned commodities, for instance deliveries of iron and steel to China, India and other countries that generated almost $14 million from October to March...More..

China calls on United States to be 'cool-headed' in trade war
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China calls on United States to be 'cool-headed' in trade war

Mr Wang was firm that any pressure which the United States was trying to put on China would not work. If the United States chooses to escalate rapidly while China elects to ride out the attack and wait for th...More..

NAFTA deal possible in August, says Mexican business group
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

NAFTA deal possible in August, says Mexican business group

Canada and Mexico strongly oppose the idea. Top trade officials from Mexico are in the USA this week after optimism showed through last week with a potential agreement on automotive rules as part of NAFTA, ac...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

China announces $60B of United States goods for tariff retaliation

It was not clear from the China commerce ministry announcement which US goods would be levied with the new tariffs. China has now either imposed or proposed tariffs on $110 billion of US goods, representing t...More..

Chinese government critic arrested at his home during live interview
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Chinese government critic arrested at his home during live interview

The government should use those funds to help its own people instead, he said. But a friend of Prof Sun, who confirmed he was taken away by police officers, told the BBC that she believes he and his wife are ...More..

Asean 'agrees' South China Sea cooperation deal
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Asean 'agrees' South China Sea cooperation deal

Wang made the remarks while meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan ahead of the China-ASEAN foreign ministers meeting and the foreign minister meetings of the East Asia Summit. ASEAN membe...More..

Macron's government wins no-confidence vote over bodyguard scandal
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Macron's government wins no-confidence vote over bodyguard scandal

Motions were brought by the conservative party and MPs from the left and far-left. Macron's government, a mix of old hands and novices, survived its first no-confidence vote in parliament with lawmakers backi...More..

Mueller offers to limit investigators' questions for Trump
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mueller offers to limit investigators' questions for Trump

He told his lawyers he wanted to clear up any questions Mueller had and believed he could put to rest questions about whether his campaign coordinated with Russian Federation in the 2016 election . "He's fig...More..

Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Video shows man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park

Take a look at the encounter below. A video of the bison incident was captured by Lindsey Jones of Elko, Nevada, on August 1. She then spotted a man trying to approach the animal . The National Park Service ...More..

China investigates top Buddhist monk Xuecheng for soliciting sex from nuns
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

China investigates top Buddhist monk Xuecheng for soliciting sex from nuns

Buddhism requires its monks and nuns to practise celibacy. The document swiftly went viral on Chinese social media on Tuesday amid a wave of other allegations that has stoked heated debate and seen China's fl...More..

Europe’s EXTREME heatwave in pictures: Europeans melt as sweltering temperatures continue
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Europe’s EXTREME heatwave in pictures: Europeans melt as sweltering temperatures continue

On Friday, temperatures are likely to hit at least 29C and possibly 30C in southern parts of the United Kingdom, with temperatures elsewhere sitting at around 24C to 25C. The current European record is 48C set ...More..

College Lake Dam listed among
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

College Lake Dam listed among "High Hazard" dams in Virginia

If you are in low lying areas below the College Lake Dam, you should move to higher ground immediately . Piper Van dePerre, with the Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services, told CNN affiliate WDBJ that ...More..

Chrissy Teigen Roasts Melania Trump Over Gardening Footwear Choice, Inspires Meme
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Chrissy Teigen Roasts Melania Trump Over Gardening Footwear Choice, Inspires Meme

Melania had said how she wanted to maintain the White House gardens - the First Lady's Kitchen Garden and the Rose Garden. At the time the gardening photo was taken, Trump received criticism for other aspects...More..

Trump To Hold News Conference With Italian Prime Minister
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump To Hold News Conference With Italian Prime Minister

CBS chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano with the latest. With the anti-illegal immigrant Northern League and the new anti-establishment Five Star movement holding a major...More..

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle

The interior secretary argued that the United States has to see gun possession as a border security issue rather than through the prism of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Gidley stressed that Trump wanted to d...More..

Refugee Caucher Birkar wins Fields Medal for maths but award is stolen
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Refugee Caucher Birkar wins Fields Medal for maths but award is stolen

Alessio Figalli of the ETH Zurich institute has been awarded the top award in mathematics , the Fields Medal , for his outstanding achievement in research. Algebraic varieties can appear to have no order and...More..

Iran Prepares Military Exercise In Gulf
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Iran Prepares Military Exercise In Gulf

There is increased Iranian military activity in the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. Central Command confirmed to Reuters after several U.S. government officials said they believed Iran was preparing to carry...More..

Pope revises catechism to say death penalty is 'inadmissible'
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Pope revises catechism to say death penalty is 'inadmissible'

Pope Francis has revised the catechism of the Roman Catholic Church to forbid the death penalty no matter how serious the crime. Previously, the church has supported the death penalty for "certain crim...More..

Poll Shows 50% of Britons Want Referendum on Final Brexit Deal
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Poll Shows 50% of Britons Want Referendum on Final Brexit Deal

Most people (50%) supported a three-way Brexit referendum asking them to choose between the deal suggested by the government, no deal, and remaining on the European Union, with 40% opposed - 10% answered don't ...More..

Sanctions on Russian Federation will remain as is
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Sanctions on Russian Federation will remain as is

His support came in stark contrast to his statements on US immigration policies. And GOP leaders in Congress are reluctant to see a government shutdown this fall, just weeks ahead of the midterm elections. Desc...More..

National Archives to review all Kavanaugh records by October, potentially delaying confirmation
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

National Archives to review all Kavanaugh records by October, potentially delaying confirmation

The agency, which is tasked with preserving and documenting government records, said Thursday in a letter that it would not be able to comply fully with the request from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman ...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

United States Tariff Plan Blackmail Won't Work, Says China

The Mexican negotiators are hoping to reach an agreement this month with the United States, then bring Canada back into the negotiations. There have been no formal talks between Washington and Beijing for w...More..