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Texas dog prepares for Harvey by carrying bag of food

Salvador Segovia, 65, was watching Otis, his five-year-old grandson Carter's dog. A good dog who thought ahead when he ran out into the storm. "I kept yelling his name and yelling his name and he wasn't around", the man told the Chron.com.

Jammu and Kashmir: Eight security personnel dead in militant attack in Pulwama

Government forces evacuated dozens of families from the camp's residential block, Vaid said. "Eight security forces jawans were killed in the encounter", Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) Munir Ahmad Khan told Outlook . The authorities s...

Defiant Catalonia stages march against ISIS attack in Barcelona

In a statement, the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat ( Catalan government) said that the woman was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Barcelona Hospital del March. "We share the same grief and the (need) for an understanding of what happe...

Hezbollah, Syrian and Lebanese armies declare ceasefire with ISIS

On Aug. 19, Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched their offensive on IS positions in the barrens of Qara and Jarajir in the western Qalamoun region, in tandem with a military operation by the Lebanese army on IS on the Lebanese side of the border to...

Controversial Trump aide gone from White House

As the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the United States in more than a decade took aim at Texas, President Donald Trump's White House engaged in an age-old Washington tradition: the Friday news dump. "I realized after the President's spe...

Kushner's explanation why Israel needs to build settlements sucks so much ass

In June, Al-Hayat reported that Trump is "considering pulling out of peace talks" between Israel and the Palestinians because of the two sides' positions. policy. "We know that things are hard and complicated, but nothing is impossible with honest ...

McCain, others slam Trump over Arpaio pardon

Others criticized Mr. Trump for issuing the pardon at all. The ACLU, said pardoning the former sheriff "would just be the latest injustice to befall the countless people wronged by his years of racism, lawlessness, and abuse". Arpaio is seen as a p...

Belgian soldiers shoot dead man who attacked them with knife in Brussels

A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said later on Friday evening: "We believe that it is a terrorist attack". Two police officers have been injured while arresting a man armed with a knife outside Buckingham Palace. The street, not far from B...

OIA Concerned About Lack of Transparency In Zinke's National Monument Review Report

While Zinke spared national monuments such as Washington's Hanford Reach and Idaho's Craters of the Moon, he has paved the way for other treasures to be ravaged by drilling, mining, and other development. "This narrative is false and has no basis in ...

Detroit area sailor missing after Navy ship collision, reports say

The McCain , a guided missile destroyer, became the second ship within three months to collide with a commercial vessel in the Pacific. Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin is the commander of the U.S. He also said the Royal Malaysian Navy located one...

Florida Man Will Be First To Die Under New Lethal Injection Protocol

Thursday, the state plans to execute Asay with a new drug protocol - which will include etomidate instead of midazolam for sedation. Here's why the life of a proven killer has split a state down the middle. Asay is to be executed", he wrote . Fl...

Eight missing after landslide in Swiss Alps

Police say they were unable to reach eight people despite intensified searches by teams and an army helicopter. Thursday afternoon, police received a separate, unverified report that a group of another five or six people could be missing - but spok...

Mayor: Charleston shooter is disgruntled restaurant worker

Tecklenburg quickly said the shooting was "the act of a disgruntled employee" and not a terrorist attack or a hate crime in a city where nine black church members were killed by a white man two years ago. Heavy police and SWAT presence has been clai...

Shark Chomps on Paddleboard, Closing Cape Cod Beach

The beach, as well as other across the Cape, were closed to swimmers after several shark sightings Monday. The encounter occurred during high tide and in calm seas. At one beach, a shark attacked a seal near shore, sending nearby surfers frantica...

Trump's approval rating plummets in three key states

The surveys were conducted between August 13-17 following a weekend of violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that left one counter-protester dead after a auto plowed into the group she was demonstrating with at high speed.

Thousands flee IS-held Tal Afar

US Army Colonel Ryan Dillon said Iraqi forces had retaken much territory from the extremist group since the operation began early Sunday , though they have not yet pushed into the town itself. "We fear that Iraqi civilians are likely to be held as...

US Navy Ignoring Maritime Traffic Rules in Asia: Chinese Media

A search-and-rescue mission is now underway to find the sailors, with US Navy planes, Singaporean ships, helicopters and tug boats all involved. Ten sailors went missing after the USS John S. In addition to the 10 missing sailors, there were four ...

Weather forecast cooperating for eclipse viewing

The National Weather Service's morning forecast discussion released just before 6 a.m says the chances of an overcast day now appear to be almost gone. National meteorologists predict Monday will be mostly Sunny with light cloud coverage. The p...

Captain Fun: Juli Inkster steers Team USA to fabulous Solheim Cup run

Lexi Thompson, playing in the opening match, was four down through nine holes, and with the US leading just one of the 12 matches, the trophy looked like it may be slipping away. Ghim narrowly lost the chance to play in the Masters in 2014 when he bl...

Why London's Big Ben Won't Be Heard For Years

The theme park's 3m version will cease to ring out - but visitors will not have to wait long as it will be back bonging in just four days, compared to the London landmark's four years. During that time, the clock's faces will be covered and scaffol...

Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy

United States defence secretary Jim Mattis confirmed on Sunday that the Trump administration had formulated its new Afghanistan war strategy but refused to provide further details. But he refused to talk about the new policy until it was disclosed...

Donald Trump is a lame-duck president

However, Bannon apparently clashed with other administration officials and advisers - including Trump daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner - who purportedly pushed for a more global agenda. "Now, it's gonna be Trump", Bannon said. ...

Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties

Tensions between Erdogan and the European Union were increased in 2016 after an abortive coup attempt against him. Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Foreign Minister also condemned Erdogan's comments, saying they amounted to, " an unprecedented act of inte...

Officers Shot in Kissimmee, Florida

Police said there appears to have been only one shooter. Everett Miller was arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection the fatal shooting of Officer Matthew Baxter . Meanwhile, in northeastern Florida, the Jacksonville Sheriff's O...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat said six people were injured, one man and five women , and that a woman with a buggy was attacked by a man with a large knife. The suspected attacker has been shot and arrested, but police are searching for other potential...

Boston hopes to keep peace at 'Free Speech Rally'

But opponents feared that white nationalists might show up in Boston anyway, raising the spectre of ugly confrontations in the first potentially large and racially charged gathering in a major USA city since Charlottesville. Organizers of the Bost...

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

THAAD is the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence anti-missile system the United States has deployed in South Korea to defend against North Korea . According to Moon, US President Donald Trump is "trying to pressure North Korea by showing a f...

United Kingdom government opposes Irish border posts

London also said it wanted to uphold its freedom of movement agreement with Ireland, which predates the EU. The government indicated that it was "confident" it could enforce planned post-Brexit immigration controls through new visa and benefit ru...

Top Democrats call for Missouri senator to resign

Chappelle-Nadal, who joined the state Senate in 2010, told the AP that while she should not have posted the comment , she was expressing her right to free speech. Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber said Thursday that the commen...

White Nationalist Christopher Cantwell Fights Back Tears At Prospect Of Arrest

The protests began at 10 pm on Friday, 11 August, with demonstrators holding tiki torches and chanting slogans like " Jews will not replace us ", "Blood and Soil", "White Lives Matter", making their way through the University of Virginia campus.

Hurricane Gert strengthens after passing harmlessly by Bermuda

Forecasters have estimated a 20 percent chance of formation during the next two days and a 60 percent chance of formation through five days. Farther east, a large tropical wave has moved off the African coast and must be monitored for possible stre...

21 dead in intense Bulacan drug raids

Caramat explained that the police killed the suspects in self defence, adding that weapons including guns and grenade were recovered during the raid. Duterte had recently admitted that the drug problem could not be controlled given the number of ...

Giant inflatable rat bearing resemblance to Trump appears on Fifth Ave

During the campaign and into his presidency, Trump has struggled with questions about his support among some white nationalist-affiliated groups . "I came here to be with the people of NY and express our anger", said musician, Ryan Egan, 28, who...

Chinese media warns Trump could 'trigger US-China trade war'

The U.S. said last week it would seek to impose duties on aluminum foil imports from China , arguing that subsidies for the domestic industry unfairly disadvantage American producers. "As we have emphasized for many times, the nature of China-US tra...

China bans iron, seafood imports from North Korea

But Beijing is increasingly frustrated with Pyongyang and joined in approving a UN Security Council ban on August 5 on coal and other key goods. The US-drafted resolution to crack down on major commodity exports was aimed as punishment for interc...

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

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NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...