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History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

Voters also decided on nominees for nine House races on Thursday. Polls have indicated a close contest to replace retiring Republican Sen. The candidates were seeking to replace the state's term-lim...

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Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

The first round of U.S. sanctions on Iran goes into effect in August, followed by ones targeting Iran's oil exports in November. Since the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal, Iran's currency has ta...

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20 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on fish market in Yemen

20 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on fish market in Yemen

This assistance follows regular support from the ICRC to hospitals in Hodeida in order to increase capacity to deal with wounded over the last 18 months. Three years of conflict have left 2 million ...

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Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent

Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent

Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow nevertheless attempted to rationalize the 2016 meeting as legal in an interview Sunday on ABC's This Week . However, he said only Mueller can determine whether the eviden...

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Israeli PM defends Jewish nation-state law after protest

Israeli PM defends Jewish nation-state law after protest

Israel , which lacks a traditional constitution, holds its basic laws as preeminent, as they are meant to guide the judiciary and require a supramajority in parliament in order to be overturned. Male ...

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Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island; tsunami warning lifted

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island; tsunami warning lifted

She said the warning was for the lowest level of tsunami, and that small waves just 15 cm high were detected in three villages. The epicentre was 2km east-south-east of Loloan and tremors were fel...

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The Europeans fleeing from the sweltering heat in the fountains

The Europeans fleeing from the sweltering heat in the fountains

Boiling heat will blow across Europe this week as the UK's hottest summer continues. A large part of Portugal has been placed on high alert by the country's Civil Protection Agency as hundreds of ...

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Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, 20 dead

Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, 20 dead

Police said those killed were couples from the Swiss cantons of Zurich , Thurgau, Lucerne, Schwyz, Zug and Vaud, along with a three-member family from Austria and three crew members from Thurgau and ...

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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running

He and others on the podium suddenly looked up, looking startled. The transmission was cut without explanation. Dozens of soldiers were seen running away before the broadcast was halted. "We showe...

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No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Boise neighborhood

No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Boise neighborhood

Kim Gabica said because goats are herd animals, if one breaks free, the others will all follow. According to Joe Parris with KTVB, roughly 100 goats made their appearance Friday morning and no...

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Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: Ministry

Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: Ministry

The second helicopter was undamaged and landed safely, the committee said. "A Mi-8 helicopter which was carrying external suspended cargo and no passengers completed take-off first". The crash comes...

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GOP Lawmakers, Candidates Caught in Crossfire of Trump-Koch Feud

GOP Lawmakers, Candidates Caught in Crossfire of Trump-Koch Feud

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 "s...

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Judge orders suspect’s mouth taped shut because he wouldn’t stop talking

Judge orders suspect’s mouth taped shut because he wouldn’t stop talking

Franklyn Williams , 32, who was convicted of three armed robberies, had multiple outbursts during his sentencing despite receiving more than a dozen warnings from Judge John Russo , WJW reports . ...

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Northern California wildfire created destructive tornado

Northern California wildfire created destructive tornado

If it is considered a tornado, this destructive whirl would be the most powerful in California's history . Just a month into the budget year, California has already spent more than one-quarter of i...

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U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

China is willing to resolve differences with the United States on an equal footing, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Friday after meeting U.S. China has overlapping territorial and marit...

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China appeals for USA calm after new tariff threat

China appeals for USA calm after new tariff threat

They expect protectionist policies on trade - which show no signs of abating - to tap the brakes. Mr. Scissor also added the strategy would only be meaningful if the USA administration resolves trad...

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Palace not giving up on death penalty despite Pope's declaration

Palace not giving up on death penalty despite Pope's declaration

The Catholic Church's official doctrine had previously deemed the death penalty permissible in cases where human lives had to be defended against an "unjust aggressor". While the change does not rep...

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Denmark bans face veils in public | Islamophobia

Denmark bans face veils in public | Islamophobia

Members of the Women in Dialogue group, which campaigns against Denmark's ban on full face coverings, including the Muslim niqab and burqa, hold a banner for the group. MADS CLAUS RASMUSSEN via Ge...

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OR man arrested after video shows bison taunted at Yellowstone National Park

OR man arrested after video shows bison taunted at Yellowstone National Park

As the animal approaches, the man is seen dodging it at the very last second. The bison charges at him twice and misses, and then quickly loses interest. "People who ignore these rules are risking t...

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U.S. military begins identifying remains of soldiers killed in Korean war

U.S. military begins identifying remains of soldiers killed in Korean war

Last week, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the return of the 55 boxes was a good step but not a guarantee that the bones are American. Experts say positively identifying some of the decades-o...

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Trump renews government shutdown threat if no border wall funding

Trump renews government shutdown threat if no border wall funding

Congress is up against a September deadline to pass a funding bill or the government could shut down October 1, just a little more than a month before the November midterm elections, in which GOP co...

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Donald Trump says Mueller probe must end ‘right now’

Donald Trump says Mueller probe must end ‘right now’

Trump's critics accuse him of trying to disrupt the Russian Federation collusion probe. Mr Manafort, 69, has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Coats is addressing reporters Thursday during a Whit...

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Hundreds evacuated in Virginia after dam overflows

Hundreds evacuated in Virginia after dam overflows

However, National Weather Service officials warned that if a complete dam failure occurs, "the water depth in Lynchburg could exceed 17 feet in seven minutes". The collapse of the dam would cause si...

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Police say woman in Kearney was not missing Iowa student

Police say woman in Kearney was not missing Iowa student

An Iowa task force is investigating. Poweshiek County Sheriff Tom Kriegel, Iowa Department of Public Safety Investigative Operations Director Kevin Winker and Iowa Missing Person Clearinghouse Manag...

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Assault on compound, roadside bomb kill 26 in Afghanistan

Assault on compound, roadside bomb kill 26 in Afghanistan

In Nangarhar, an unknown number of police were also killed. A member of the local provincial council said about 40 people appeared to be caught inside the burning building, which was being used by t...

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Trump praises Italy's Conte on immigration

Trump praises Italy's Conte on immigration

After the meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a radio interviewer that a shutdown so close to the November 6 midterm elections won't happen. Already deeply at odds with U.S. allies on...

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Facebook busts new attempt to influence United States elections

Facebook busts new attempt to influence United States elections

Facebook has identified and shut down more than two dozen accounts that it claimed were created to exacerbate political tensions in the United States, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. I...

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Spars With Sarah Sanders Over Trump’s Media Attacks

CNN’s Jim Acosta Spars With Sarah Sanders Over Trump’s Media Attacks

Late Night host Seth Meyers teased President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , over his defense the presidents alleged incriminated tweets about Mueller's investigation . "The Summit with...

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National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

Noting the Bush Library "will produce to us over 125,000 pages today", Foy said "I expect the committee will be able to undertake its thorough review process along the same timeline set in previous S...

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Philippines’ Duterte destroys smuggled Lamborghini, Porsche supercars

Philippines’ Duterte destroys smuggled Lamborghini, Porsche supercars

But in the Philippines, authorities are tackling something more serious: smugglers who attempt to import luxury cars without paying taxes. "You know, before a place can really be developed or a viab...

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NRC Assam issue sends political temperatures soaring

NRC Assam issue sends political temperatures soaring

Names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore applicants were incorporated. "Firstly, we see this as an internal, local political issue with Indian state of Assam". Hundreds of thousands of people...

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China warns U.S. on higher tariff report

United States trade representative Robert Lighthizer had said on Wednesday that he had secured the green signal from Trump to consider raising the tariffs from the earlier planned 10% to 25% under...

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Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

August 1, 2018. The footage was recorded by the NOAA20, Suomi NPP, and GOESEast Satellites. Six people, including two firefighters, have died and the fire has destroyed 1060 homes and almost 500 oth...

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Passengers and crew survive Mexico air crash

Passengers and crew survive Mexico air crash

The plane then skidded off the runway at the Guadalupe Victoria International Airport until it stopped about 300 meters away, Aispuro said. However, all 103 passengers and crew managed a miraculous ...

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Malaysia’s civil aviation chief quits over Flight 370 lapses

Malaysia’s civil aviation chief quits over Flight 370 lapses

He, however, confirmed that MH370 had manually diverted from its intended flight course. Azharuddin Abdul Rahman , chairman the Civil Aviation Authority over MH370, noted that while the report did ...

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Trump, Mueller Near Final Stages of Talks for Interview in Probe

Trump, Mueller Near Final Stages of Talks for Interview in Probe

Tribe cited other Trump quotes, which called the Manafort trial a "disgrace to the United States of America", saying that messages like this could be considered obstruction of justice. Trump pushed ...

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Promoting voter ID, Trump says ID needed to buy groceries

Promoting voter ID, Trump says ID needed to buy groceries

But Trump's support and the resulting turnaround in polling has left DeSantis with a new challenge: how do you build a whole gubernatorial campaign around basically one point - that you have the en...

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Trump Threatens Government Shutdown If Democrats Don’t Accept His Hard-Line Immigration Proposals

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown If Democrats Don’t Accept His Hard-Line Immigration Proposals

When asked about the meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said Tuesday that he and other Republicans support the president's goals as they try to go through a normal appropriati...

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Korea Remains Could Be Army Troops Who Fell at 'Frozen Chosin'

Korea Remains Could Be Army Troops Who Fell at 'Frozen Chosin'

John Byrd, a forensic anthropologist. According to Byrd, the boxes contained items typical of what the agency normally recovers from battlefields - boots, canteens, buttons, buckles and pieces of un...

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Giuliani: It's time for Mueller to put up or shut up

Giuliani: It's time for Mueller to put up or shut up

Giuliani explained that because of the great work Trump's attorneys did early on - providing Mueller with "1.4 million documents " and "32 witnesses" - Trump's legal team is in a position today in wh...

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