2 brothers reunited with father's Korean War dog tag

Charles Hobert McDaniel Sr., was killed in 1950. Charles, 71, told reporters he was moved to tears when he got the phone call at home in Indianapolis last week informing him that his father's dog tag had been returned. "I can recall ... him coming h... More..

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Puerto Rico concedes Hurricane Maria deaths more than 1,400
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Puerto Rico concedes Hurricane Maria deaths more than 1,400

Prior to this report, the government's official storm death toll was 64. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Officials in Puerto Rico have conceded that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people on the island pre...More..

Colombia recognizes sovereign Palestinian state
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Colombia recognizes sovereign Palestinian state

The decision agreed upon both by outgoing Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and newly-inaugurated President Ivan Duque, according to the Palestinian News & Info Agency . Palestine is now recognized as a s...More..

British Airways: Two-hour passport queues unacceptable
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

British Airways: Two-hour passport queues unacceptable

He called on interior minister Sajid Javid to take " immediate action to address this border farce". Cruz says doing this without solving other delays sends a poor message for a country trying to prove it wa...More..

Houthi missile launched into Saudi kills one, injuries 11
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Houthi missile launched into Saudi kills one, injuries 11

The ballistic missile was sacked from the northern Yemeni province of Amran towards the southern Saudi city of Jizan, said a coalition statement published by the official Saudi Press Agency . Errant strikes ha...More..

by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Indonesia quake deaths top 130

Evacuees in some encampments say they are running out of food, while others are suffering psychological trauma after the powerful quake, which struck just one week after another tremor surged through the island...More..

Thai cave rescue: Coach and boys given citizenship
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Thai cave rescue: Coach and boys given citizenship

Coach Ekapol Chantawong, who was widely praised for keeping the boys safe after rain flooded the cave system, was rescued on the 18th day, along with the final three boys. Pornchai Kamluang, left, receives an i...More..

Argentina Abortion Bill: Country Braces for Historic Vote to Legalize Abortion
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Argentina Abortion Bill: Country Braces for Historic Vote to Legalize Abortion

The vote came after months of fiercely polarised campaigns on the issue. As NPR's Colin Dwyer reported earlier , the bill's backers had argued it was an important step in a country where an estimated 350,000...More..

More Than 1,000 Tourists Evacuated After Indonesia Earthquake
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

More Than 1,000 Tourists Evacuated After Indonesia Earthquake

The practice to apply such a procedure, which was initiated in Bali in response to the volcano eruption event, resulted from a meeting of provincial hotels and restaurants owners representatives, travel agents,...More..

Apple removes Alex Jones content from iTunes, podcast platforms
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Apple removes Alex Jones content from iTunes, podcast platforms

Now Apple has done much the same, removing Jones' own podcasts from iTunes as well as those of Infowars . The Infowars app remained available on the app stores hosted by Apple and Alphabet's G...More..

Indonesia works to ban trade of meat from pets, exotic animals
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Indonesia works to ban trade of meat from pets, exotic animals

The consumption is largely driven by the belief that dog meat carries special health benefits, including making men stronger or more sexually proficient. Thankfully, after much pushback and campaigning on beh...More..

Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up

Gates was hired by Manafort to serve as deputy campaign chairman and later had a role on Mr Trump's inaugural committee. On Wednesday, after eliciting an admission from Gates that his plea agreement could be ...More..

Two Hamas Terrorists Dead as Israel Returns Fire from Gaza
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Two Hamas Terrorists Dead as Israel Returns Fire from Gaza

According to Israel's Channel Two , following the incident, Hamas issued a statement saying, "There will be dire consequences, the occupation should not sleep quietly - the resistance can not allow the occup...More..

Tory Minister Condemns Boris Johnson For 'Offensive' Comments About Muslim Women
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Tory Minister Condemns Boris Johnson For 'Offensive' Comments About Muslim Women

The Muslim Council of Britain's Miqdaad Versi accused Mr Johnson of "pandering to the far right". "His comments are particularly regrettable in this current climate, where Islamophobia and anti-Muslim h...More..

Airbnb's sleepover contest at the Great Wall of China has been cancelled
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Airbnb's sleepover contest at the Great Wall of China has been cancelled

Chinese state media reported that the cultural commission - which oversees the Great Wall - didn't have knowledge of the promotion, nor did it approve of the event. In a statement online, Airbnb said there was...More..

United Kingdom didn’t request extradition of Russian citizens in Salisbury case - embassy
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

United Kingdom didn’t request extradition of Russian citizens in Salisbury case - embassy

The Guardian reported that the decision to press for extradition follows a debate within the government, which was divided between those who want to ratchet up London's response to Russian Federation over the ...More..

Children Found Locked in 'Boxes' Secured With Plywood; 2 Arrested
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Children Found Locked in 'Boxes' Secured With Plywood; 2 Arrested

The rooms were described as having no lighting, and no access to water or toilet facilities. "I've seen some pretty nasty things, but nothing this deplorable", the sheriff said. 5 On Your Side discovered Chea...More..

1 killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

1 killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave

Gaza health ministry said two of the victims were a pregnant Palestinian woman and her 18-month-old child, another victim was a Palestinian man. At least five other civilians in Gaza were also injured. A watcht...More..

'Firenado' footage captured by firefighters during factory blaze
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

'Firenado' footage captured by firefighters during factory blaze

Thousands of plastic bread trays went up in flames, igniting the skies. Speaking while crews tackled the fire, the Derbyshire service's group manager Steve Wells said: "We've received lots of calls to our con...More..

Russian police have arrested 25 activists at a gay rights rally
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Russian police have arrested 25 activists at a gay rights rally

Russian president Vladimir Putin introduced a so-called "gay propaganda" law in 2013 prohibiting the promotion of "nontraditional relationships" to minors. "This topic is silenced in the mass media", one of the...More..

Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer

The malignant tumour is understood to have been caught early. Asma has become highly controversial since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011. She was one of twelve people placed under European Union s...More..

Death toll in devastating Indonesian quake rises to 345 overnight
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Death toll in devastating Indonesian quake rises to 345 overnight

An imam continued to pray and lead worshippers while a huge quake tore through the mosque in the Indonesian resort of Bali, eliciting praises from every corner of the internet as the video of the incident went ...More..

White House adviser Bolton urges North Korea to act on denuclearisation
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

White House adviser Bolton urges North Korea to act on denuclearisation

Russian Federation and China have suggested the U.N. Security Council could discuss loosening sanctions on Pyongyang after the June 12 Singapore meeting between Trump and Kim. He continued to note that the US h...More..

US Senate Intelligence Committee calls Julian Assange to testify
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

US Senate Intelligence Committee calls Julian Assange to testify

In a letter delivered to Assange at his residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, committee chairman Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) requested that Assange make himself available for a closed interview " a...More..

Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause Middle East 'chaos'
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause Middle East 'chaos'

Tuesday's sanctions target Iran's purchases of USA dollars, metals trading, coal, industrial software and the auto sector. Trump tweeted on Tuesday: "These are the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and ...More..

USA to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

USA to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation

Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious on a bench in the town of Salisbury, England, on 4 March. The sanctions would be structured in two tranches, with the biggest impact from the initial sanctions ...More..

Woman tells police she's a 'white, clean girl' and shouldn't be arrested
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Woman tells police she's a 'white, clean girl' and shouldn't be arrested

When an officer asked how that information was relevant to the matter at hand, she reportedly replied, 'You're a cop, you should know what that means '. When officers asked how much she filled the glasses, she...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Rare "Firenado" Erupts As Firefighters Battle Factory Blaze

Speaking while crews tackled the fire, the Derbyshire service's group manager Steve Wells said: "We've received lots of calls to our control room this morning, as people in the Swadlincote area have woken to th...More..

Indonesian shaman kept girl captive in cave for 15 years, say police
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Indonesian shaman kept girl captive in cave for 15 years, say police

The woman was reported missing by her family in 2003, when she was 13, after visiting the shaman for treatment of an illness. "She was led to believe that Amrin's spirit had entered (the elderly man's) body"....More..

'Drop Boris Johnson over burka row,' says Tory peer - BBC Newsnight
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

'Drop Boris Johnson over burka row,' says Tory peer - BBC Newsnight

The column was meant to be a comment on the introduction of a burka ban in Denmark. Johnson said he opposed banning burqas and other face-covering garments, but wrote that it was "absolutely ridiculous that...More..