Fire at Chicago Home Kills 8 People, Including 6 Children

The blaze ignited just before 4 a.m. on the second floor of a building on South Sacramento Avenue, according to Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago . This is a developing story . Police officers helped push a stretcher towards an ambulance while a pa... More..

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British-Iranian aid worker returns to jail after temporary release - husband
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

British-Iranian aid worker returns to jail after temporary release - husband

Following her voluntary return to prison on Sunday night, Ratcliffe praised Hunt for being "clear and critical" about his wife's case. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in April 2016 for "plotting to overthr...More..

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death

In a post on Twitter, she said: 'My heart is broken. "In the 33 years we shared together, he raised me, taught me, corrected me, comforted me, encouraged me, and supported me in all things". Democratic Sena...More..

Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya

Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar . Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine over the past year in response to a brutal counterinsurgency campaign by th...More..

Suspect In Jacksonville Madden Tournament Shooting Identified, 3 Confirmed Dead
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Suspect In Jacksonville Madden Tournament Shooting Identified, 3 Confirmed Dead

He added that two others were injured in the chaos as people sought to flee the gunfire. Both Poindexter and Williams had already been eliminated and were watching the competition when the shooter opened fire....More..

Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference

Lanny Davis , a lawyer who represents former Trump attorney Michael Cohen , walked back his assertion that Cohen could confirm that Donald Trump knew about Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 electi...More..

Standoff over Syria: US and Russia trade chemical weapons warnings
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Standoff over Syria: US and Russia trade chemical weapons warnings

On Tuesday, the United States, France, and Britain warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against using chemical weapons, saying that "we remain resolved to act if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons again"...More..

China slams Trump over North Korea
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

China slams Trump over North Korea

North Korea demands that the U.S. ease sanctions against it and formally declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War as a reciprocal step, citing a series of goodwill gestures it has already made. Trump also stepp...More..

USA strike kills Daesh commander in Afghanistan
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

USA strike kills Daesh commander in Afghanistan

United States officials did not confirm his death but said they had conducted a strike in the area targeting "a senior leader of a designated terrorist organisation". Erhabi succeeded Abu Sayed who was killed i...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

John McCain rival claims pre-death announcement was a political ploy

Several staff members believed the official White House statement, which went through an internal approval process, would be released at the time of the Arizona Republican's death, which occurred on Saturday....More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

McCain funeral speakers expected to include Bush and Obama

Former Presidents Obama and George W Bush are expected to give eulogies. While the Senator showed great dignity, he later made a decision to discontinue his cancer treatment. While in captivity, he suffered tor...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

Mr McCain's wife Cindy said she was heartbroken by the death of an "incredible man". That outpouring swelled after the news of his death broke on Saturday. When McCain became chairman of the Senate Armed S...More..

Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Airlines scrap Iran flights in a dramatic about-face

Air France will halt flights from Paris to Tehran from September 18 because of "the line's weak performance", a spokesman for the airline said. In the wake new USA sanctions on Iran, Air France and British ...More..

Jacksonville Shooting: Police Report Multiple Dead at Madden 19 Tournament
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Jacksonville Shooting: Police Report Multiple Dead at Madden 19 Tournament

The competition was aired live on Twitch TV, a streaming platform, when the shooting took place. Jacksonville is about 480 kilometers north of Parkland, where a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman D...More..

Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister

Australians' support for the Coalition government has dropped to its lowest in a decade after it dumped Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister and installed Scott Morrison last Friday following a week of chaos, an ...More..

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

Cohen told a federal judge that he made secret payments to two women during the 2016 presidential campaign to keep them from speaking publicly about affairs they had said they had with Trump. In fact, prosecu...More..

Fatalities reported at Jacksonville Madden tourney
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Fatalities reported at Jacksonville Madden tourney

Local media reported that up to 11 people had been shot. According to reports , multiple people are dead, including one suspect. The sheriff's office later added that one suspect had died and it was uncl...More..

Julie Bishop resigns as Australian foreign affairs minister
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Julie Bishop resigns as Australian foreign affairs minister

Mr Morrison is the 30th prime minister, and the fifth in five years after Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull . Julie Bishop resigned as Australia's foreign minister on Sunday after...More..

Myanmar: Shameful anniversary highlights lack of accountability for atrocities against Rohingya
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Myanmar: Shameful anniversary highlights lack of accountability for atrocities against Rohingya

In retaliation, the Myanmar military and Buddhist mobs launched waves of attacks, killing people and emptying villages in what many in the worldwide community see as a calculated attempt to drive the Rohingya f...More..

U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic

Mitscher. John Richardson presided over a ceremony establishing USA 2nd Fleet and naming Vice Adm. Andrew "Woody" Lewis as the commander during a ceremony aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George H.W. R...More..

U.S. Sanctions On Russia Over Poisoning In Britain Start Aug. 27
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

U.S. Sanctions On Russia Over Poisoning In Britain Start Aug. 27

Ford, assistant secretary of state, said that the State Department has determined pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 that "the Government of the Russian ...More..

Australian prime minister ousted in dispute over greenhouse-gas emissions
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Australian prime minister ousted in dispute over greenhouse-gas emissions

When asked about her leadership ambitions in recent media interviews, Bishop emphasised her loyalty to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . "For all the fierce words of disagreement, I do not doubt for one seco...More..

Afghan president declines resignation of top security officials
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Afghan president declines resignation of top security officials

An Afghan official confirms that the country's national Security Adviser, Mohammed Haneef Atmar, has resigned from his position. Atmar's letter of resignation meanwhile stated that he is stepping down due to ...More..

7.1-magnitude natural disaster reported on border of Peru and Brazil
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

7.1-magnitude natural disaster reported on border of Peru and Brazil

Don't miss out on the latest news and information. And its epicentre was at a depth of 379miles, accoridng to USGS data. The head of Civil Defense, Jorge Chavez, told radio station RPP that the quake was fe...More..

Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg receives immunity deal
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg receives immunity deal

A cooperation deal between Weisselberg and prosecutors could be hugely damaging to Trump given the executive's longtime role in Trump's business affairs. In an election-style rally Tuesday evening in West Virgi...More..

Man charged in Tibbetts' death worked under fake name
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Man charged in Tibbetts' death worked under fake name

But we might remember that Stephen Craig Paddock was an American citizen. President Donald Trump has said the death of Tibbetts was a result of weak immigration laws. Iowa Republicans, from Gov. Kim Reynold...More..

Saturday Storm Updates:
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Saturday Storm Updates: "Rain Bands Dump 40" on Hawaii Island

The island chain was spared the calamity of a direct hit from a major hurricane on Friday as Lane weakened to a Category 2 storm, then a Category 1 - the lowest classification on the five-step Saffir-Simpson hu...More..

Jeff Sessions Faces Down Another Wave Of Pressure From Trump
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Jeff Sessions Faces Down Another Wave Of Pressure From Trump

Trump also renewed his criticism of Sessions, blaming him for what he called corruption at the Justice Department. The Justice Department declined to comment on Trump's tweets on Friday . A new Reuters/Ipsos ...More..

by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Scott Morrison sworn in as Australian PM after coup

Mr Morrison, a former Tourism Australia official, entered parliament in 2007 and has since held three key ministerial portfolios. It's also an worldwide embarrassment for a nation that prides itself on being a ...More..

Iowa student's murder thrust into USA debate over immigration
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Iowa student's murder thrust into USA debate over immigration

It was a move that some friends and family members of Tibbetts' said is wrong. The attorney later admitted he didn't know the facts surrounding Rivera's immigration while federal immigration officials c...More..