• Trump watches eclipse from White House
Trump watches eclipse from White House

According to a White House pool report, one of Trump's aides shouted "Don't look" when Trump came out and pointed at the sky. "I will be declining to attend the reception at the White House", said Kennedy Center honoree Carmen de Lavallade in an official statement Thursday.

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  • PM Modi hails SC judgement on triple talaq
PM Modi hails SC judgement on triple talaq

The Supreme Court of India , in a significant judgment, has given a ruling against the practice of triple talaq among Muslims, rendering it illegal and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has said that it will decide the future course of action after a meeting in Bhopal that will be held on September 10.

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  • Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers trapped
Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers trapped

The victim, an elderly woman, was hit by debris in the town of Casamicciola, said Col. Giovanni Salerno of the Finance Police Naples province unit. Ischia is located off the coast of Naples. The two dead were women, one buried by plaster in a church and the other engulfed by the ruins of her house. The area of the island worst hit was the village...

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  • Ten Missing In US Warship Collision
Ten Missing In US Warship Collision

Four of the sailors injured in the ship collision were transported to a hospital in a Singapore navy helicopter. In June, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship almost three times its size.

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  • Reporter Kim Wall died in accident on submarine, inventor tells police
Reporter Kim Wall died in accident on submarine, inventor tells police

The search for Wall's body by both Danish and Swedish authorities is continuing on Monday. When Wall did not come home, her boyfriend contacted the police and reported her missing . "I don't check the background when a journalist calls and asks 'can I interview you, '" Madsen said indifferently as he entered a police auto. Madsen explained that he...

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  • Judge shot in ambush outside courthouse; 1 suspect killed, officials say
Judge shot in ambush outside courthouse; 1 suspect killed, officials say

The attack had to be intentional because people know about the reserved spots where judges park, said one of Bruzzese's judicial colleagues. When asked if Richmond was the father of the embattled YSU football player, Ma'Lik Richmond, Hanlin said yes.

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  • Israel Expresses 'Shock', Condemns Terror Attack in Finland
Israel Expresses 'Shock', Condemns Terror Attack in Finland

According to the Yle broadcaster, a foreign national had contacted the Southwest Finland Police Department early in 2017 about the suspected perpetrator of the attacks, claiming that he was radicalized and interested in extreme ideology.

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  • Harvey Weakens … Watching System North of the Leeward Islands
Harvey Weakens … Watching System North of the Leeward Islands

But here's the deal on 92L. This system will then interact with a frontal boundary sliding down from the north on Wednesday and Thursday to spark off scattered showers and storms each afternoon/evening. Rather, this system will be an efficient rainmaker, bringing pesky off and on showers and storms during the morning and afternoon hours for the s...

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  • President Trump's Vacations & Golf Outings Have Almost Bankrupted the Secret Service
President Trump's Vacations & Golf Outings Have Almost Bankrupted the Secret Service

Alles told USA Today he's talking with lawmakers on approving a raise in the combined salary and overtime cap for agents ― to $187,000 a year from $160,000 ― to cover at least Trump's first term. And while the Secret Service has tried to turn things around since the release of that report, the agency is now facing another daunting challenge: Dona...

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  • Islamic State assumes responsibility for massacre in Surgut
Islamic State assumes responsibility for massacre in Surgut

The terrifying rampage happened at 11.20am local time (two hours ahead of the UK). SITE Intelligence Group, citing the information agency Amaq controlled by the Islamic State, reported that the organization in question had assumed responsibility for the attack on Surgut residents.

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  • Donald Trump Issues Order to Speed Environmental Reviews of Infrastructure Projects
Donald Trump Issues Order to Speed Environmental Reviews of Infrastructure Projects

Speaking during a press conference at Trump Tower that descended into a series of arguments with the media over his response to the far right march in Charlottesville, Trump said the order would speed up the pace at which infrastructure is built while still protecting the environment.

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  • Venezuela government allies seize legislative powers
Venezuela government allies seize legislative powers

Earlier on Friday, Ortega surfaced briefly from hiding to address by phone a gathering of Latin America's prosecutors in Mexico. She told Reuters in an August 10 interview that she feared for her life in Venezuela , although she still considered herself the country's chief prosecutor.

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  • Pelosi Calls for the Removal of Confederate Statues from US Capitol
Pelosi Calls for the Removal of Confederate Statues from US Capitol

The 100 total statues on display are part of the National Statuary Hall Collection and aren't chosen by Congress. Guidelines from the Architect of the Capitol require statues in the official collection to depict a deceased USA citizen "illustrious for historic renown or for distinguished civic or military services".

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  • Total Rubbish - Leeds United Striker Chris Wood Blasted By Paul Ince
Total Rubbish - Leeds United Striker Chris Wood Blasted By Paul Ince

Reports last week claimed that the Clarets had seen a bid of £15 million rejected by Leeds, though further updates this morning suggest that a renegotiation has seen the Championship side agree to a deal on these terms, with the addition of performance-related bonuses.

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  • Bihar floods claim over 150 lives; situation still critical in Assam, UP
Bihar floods claim over 150 lives; situation still critical in Assam, UP

Mahajan said hospitals have been directed to maintain a sufficient stock of anti-snake and anti-rabies injections. In Bihar, two brothers, both teenagers, drowned in flood water in Motihari town area of East Champaran district, police said.

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  • Three children found dead in Clinton home
Three children found dead in Clinton home

Antonio Williams , 25, was arrested Friday and charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Nadiara Janae Withers, 6, as well as his cousins Ariana Elizabeth Decree, 9, and Ajayah Royale Decree, 6, NBC Washington reported.

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  • McGovern joins Congressional effort to censure Trump
McGovern joins Congressional effort to censure Trump

During the aftermath, Trump attracted outrage from those on the left and right when he claimed "both sides" were to blame for the violence. Expressing disapproval in 140 characters or fewer is insufficient when the president angrily asserts that there were some "very fine people" among the bigots waving Confederate battle flags and swastika ban...

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  • Japan supports India's stand on Doklam
Japan supports India's stand on Doklam

Ranade believes the stand-off, and how India has firmly stood its ground against what is essentially Chinese aggression in Bhutanese territory, would lead some in Nepal to rethink its ties with China. India's exports to China dropped 12 pc from 2015 to United States dollars 11.76 billion. Can India afford to fight a trade war with China at this j...

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  • Maryland Governor Orders Removal of Chief Justice Taney Statue
Maryland Governor Orders Removal of Chief Justice Taney Statue

Maryland's Republican governor is seeking the removal from state capital grounds of a statue of the author of the infamous Dred Scott decision upholding slavery. "It's just a bad statue overall", added 43-year-old Robb Tufts. The statue was removed two days after Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered the removal of four Confederate monuments...

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  • Bay Area man celebrating marriage killed in Spain
Bay Area man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

Jared Tucker was killed Thursday when a van drove into a crowd at a popular tourist destination, Las Ramblas , his relatives confirmed , according to the San Francisco Chronicle . Spanish experts said they have kept four individuals in association with both the occurrence in Cambrils early Friday that killed no less than one individual and th...

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  • Four officers shot in Florida, two fatally
Four officers shot in Florida, two fatally

Authorities have not released the names of the officers. One trooper was life-flighted to Morgantown Hospital and the second was taken by ambulance to Uniontown Hospital. Further north in Jacksonville, the local sheriff's office also reported that two of their officers had been shot , with information about the circumstances or their conditions ...

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  • South Africa Borders On 'Red Alert' For Grace Mugabe
South Africa Borders On 'Red Alert' For Grace Mugabe

South Africa is home to an estimated three million Zimbabweans who accuse Mugabe of trashing a promising African democracy but Pretoria has been powerless to prevent Zimbabwe's economic and political decline over the last two decades. "Our investigations were completed but before we could take the next step, the suspect applied to invoke diploma...

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  • Missouri Lieutenant Governor Calls on Senate to Remove Chappelle-Nadal
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Calls on Senate to Remove Chappelle-Nadal

Many commented on her post, and Chappelle-Nadal wrote back to one of the comments, stating , "I hope Trump is assassinated!" Trump insisted on Tuesday that both sides were to blame for the violence and on Thursday followed up with a series of tweets condemning the removal of "beautiful statues".

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  • Sierra Leone death toll at over 400 - United Nations humanitarian agency
Sierra Leone death toll at over 400 - United Nations humanitarian agency

Health officials at Sierra Leone's Connaught Hospital said over 400 corpses had been collected from the rubble as a rescue mission continues. The IFRC appeal seeks a little over 4.6 million Swiss francs to help 4,600 people in the aftermath of the disaster and to support their long-term recovery needs.

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  • Seven-year-old Australian boy missing after Barcelona attack
Seven-year-old Australian boy missing after Barcelona attack

It is not clear if Australian seven-year-old Julian Cadman , earlier reported missing, is the same child or if he holds dual citizenship. "Please share if you have family or friends in Barcelona ". Around the world, people who lost loved ones said they were just trying to cope with the loss of their friend, their colleague, their family member an...

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  • Pioneer Library System warns eclipse viewing glasses may be unsafe
Pioneer Library System warns eclipse viewing glasses may be unsafe

This might sound like a lot, but unless the sun is 100% shaded, complete darkness won't happen due to the shear power and brightness of the sun. But there is some evidence from previous eclipses to suggest that birds may fly home to roost, cattle may head towards barns, and even light sensitive plants like poppies may close as day turns to night....

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  • Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest
Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest

Alex Chow and Nathan Law , who were also student leaders in the 2014 protests, were jailed for seven and eight months, in a move that critics said was created to keep them off the local legislature and deter future protests. "At a time when Hong Kong has been gradually turning into an authoritarian system, we have seen constant assaults on the r...

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  • Alibaba sees Q2 revenue surge 56%
Alibaba sees Q2 revenue surge 56%

Thereby, the company was benefiting from more Chinese consumers buying an increasing proportion of everything from food to clothing to luxury items online . Walmart and Target reported strong gains in digital sales when they posted their most recent earnings this week. The company is betting data and cloud technology can change the way brands mo...

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  • Top LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir
Top LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Sources said that Lelhari was recently injured in an encounter with police in which one Lashkar terrorist from Pakistan was killed in Pampore. A police spokesman said two police men also sustained injuries during the gunfight. His close associate and neighbour Arif Nabi Dar alias Rehan alias Arif Lalhari was killed along with the LeT's Abu Dujana...

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  • Here's Why the CEOs Leaving Trump's Councils Aren't Heroes
Here's Why the CEOs Leaving Trump's Councils Aren't Heroes

Trump's comments Tuesday, we don't find it hard to distinguish between a monument to George Washington , say, and statues to Confederate generals that were erected in the 20th century with the goal of maintaining white supremacy". Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the most vocal, calling Trump's response "pathetic". Trump's move Wednesday ...

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