• Air raids on Yemen capital kill dozens
Air raids on Yemen capital kill dozens

The hotel was north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa and next to a Houthi checkpoint. Last month, the coalition fighter jets hit a camp of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Mawza district in the southern province of Taiz, killing a total of 20 people, mostly women and children.

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  • GCSE results: Uppingham Community College delighted with exceptional achievements
GCSE results: Uppingham Community College delighted with exceptional achievements

He said: "They really helped me and although I found it very hard at times, they helped me to get through". Thomas Sheehy-Jamieson was ecstatic with his nine A*/A grades and grade 9 in English literature. Initial results also indicate that the proportion of pupils in Cumbria achieving higher grades (A*- A under last year's definition and Grade ...

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  • Instant divorce unconstitutional, India's top court rules
Instant divorce unconstitutional, India's top court rules

Opposition to the law helped forge an unlikely coalition of Muslim women and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling Hindu nationalist party, which wanted the law quashed, and pitted it against Muslim groups that say the state has no right to interfere in religious matters.

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  • Firefighters eat sausages made of pigs they rescued from barn fire
Firefighters eat sausages made of pigs they rescued from barn fire

The firefighters from Pewsey Fire Station said , in a now-deleted Facebook post , that the sausages were "fantastic". But Rivers was right that vegetarians wouldn't exactly be thrilled by the gift. Farm manager Rachel Rivers chose to thank the firefighters that saved 18 piglets and two sows by thanking them with sausage... out of the pigle...

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  • Manipur: India's oldest MP from Ukhrul District, Rishang Keishing passes away!
Manipur: India's oldest MP from Ukhrul District, Rishang Keishing passes away!

The body was later taken to his residence at Mantripukhri and the last rites will be performed tomorrow, said his son former Congress MLA Victor Keishing. Rishang also participated in the freedom struggle and attended meetings, etc as a student during 1945-47.He was imprisoned during the Socialist party's agitation for the merger of Manipur with ...

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  • US State Dept. Expands Travel Warning for Mexico
US State Dept. Expands Travel Warning for Mexico

Most are said to be between rival criminal gangs, but innocent bystanders have been killed in shootings. This new warning replaces a travel warning that was issued for the country on December 8, 2016. Warnings were added for the states of Chiapas and Veracruz, bringing the number of Mexican states covered under the USA government's advisory ...

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  • 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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