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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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Russian Federation blocks Kerch Strait amid confrontation with Ukraine

Noteworthy, the Russians enforced the blockade dispatching also Su-25 Frogfoot attack planes , which were spotted overflying the bridge area several times. State Department in Aug...

May defends draft Brexit deal

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said earlier this week that his government "cannot accept" Gibraltar's future being determined by negotiations at the European Union level. S...

US man wrote 'God sheltered me' before trip turned deadly

Life went by for thousands of years and the first contact with the tribe was made by Chinese and Arabian explorers around 1,000 years ago but the visitors, who described the nati...

James Comey Resists Closed-Door Congress Interview on FBI Actions

Got a subpoena from House Republicans . "But I will resist a "closed door" thing because I've seen enough of their selective leaking and distortion", he wrote in a Thanksgiving Da...

USA intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

Turkey has said the murder was carried out by a team of Saudis who travelled to Istanbul for that objective . Khashoggi was a Washington Post columnist living in Virginia who w...

White House restores CNN reporter's pass but unveils new rules for journalists

U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly on Friday ruled that Acosta's credentials had to be restored, at least temporarily, because the White House failed to follow due process when ...

May appoints new Brexit secretary

He added: "I think that whatever deal, when we see various different organisations and groups talk about different ways of leaving the EU - Norway, Canada, all of these things - wh...

1 dead, dozens injured in French fuel taxes protests

At a blockade in the southeastern department of Savoie, a driver panicked when protesters surrounded her vehicle and she accelerated, hitting and killing a female demonstrator, Fr...

I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

He told reporters in the Oval Office Friday that he - and not his lawyers - wrote the answers and that it "didn't take very long to do them". Trump met with his private lawye...

Michelle Obama snuck out the White House to celebrate marriage equality

At first, Obama was skeptical - "So, you want me to just look at those cards and read what you've said?" she asked - but she quickly came around to the bit. "Because that's what ...

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Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader

Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader

Last week Jordan, a member of the Freedom Caucus, announced he would run against McCarthy for the position. In the wake of Democrat control, McCarthy is being praised for his...

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start

Watch the video above for the latest in this developing story, or refresh for updates . The New Jersey couple who raised $400,000 through GoFundMe for a homeless man who, they s...

More lake effect snow coming this week

More lake effect snow coming this week

It will be chilly on Monday with highs only in the mid-to-upper-40s. Highs Tuesday are expected to climb to the low 30s Tuesday in the Kansas City area. Tuesday night , our...

For many California wildfire evacuees, there's nothing left to return to

For many California wildfire evacuees, there's nothing left to return to

Drought conditions have increasingly affected the state over the past decade, causing erratic fire behavior and making efforts to contain the flames much more hard . U.S. authorit...

Woolsey fire forces evacuation of Malibu

Woolsey fire forces evacuation of Malibu

The Butte County Sheriff's office said the victims had been burned to death in their cars and could not immediately be identified. No injuries were officially reported, but sh...