Venezuela conducts military exercises after U.S. threat

The opposition's statement comes fresh off the heels of the latest round of economic sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the USA government. "Against the belligerent threats of the United States, all Venezuelans between the ages of 18 and 60 ar... More..

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North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea

The US Pacific Command said the missiles launched into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula appeared to be short- range. North Korea last month fired intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the ...More..

Black-clad antifa attack peaceful right wing demonstrators in Berkeley
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Black-clad antifa attack peaceful right wing demonstrators in Berkeley

Greenwood said "the potential use of force became very problematic" given the thousands of peaceful protesters in the park. One officer was injured during an arrest , police said, and others were hit with ...More..

South Korea Starts Review of Plan for Building Nuclear-Powered Submarine
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

South Korea Starts Review of Plan for Building Nuclear-Powered Submarine

North Korea's latest test comes at the same time as US and South Korean forces participate in joint military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. The launches coincide with joint exercises between the US and ...More..

FitBit's latest is a smartwatch named Ionic
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

FitBit's latest is a smartwatch named Ionic

The Fitbit Blaze was an attempt at bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch but it was never an Apple Watch or Android Wear competitor, nor did it claim to be. Fitbit is sticking by its DN...More..

United States sanctions Chinese, Russian firms for North Korea ties
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

United States sanctions Chinese, Russian firms for North Korea ties

Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of worldwide sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the ...More..

Police Says German Nurse Who Killed 84 Patients
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Police Says German Nurse Who Killed 84 Patients

Niels Hoegel was convicted of the two murders, as well as two attempted murders, in 2015. The chief of police of the city of Oldenburg (lower Saxony) Johann Kume reported that at the moment aware of 84 incide...More..

Heat warnings issued for Bay Area cities as temps approach triple digits
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Heat warnings issued for Bay Area cities as temps approach triple digits

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range, Southern Salinas Valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio-Santa Lucia Mountains. So far, Bakersfield has...More..

Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block Trump's Ban on Transgender Troops
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Civil Rights Groups Sue To Block Trump's Ban on Transgender Troops

The ACLU filed the suit in Maryland federal court on behalf of six transgender service members who've served for years in the U.S. military. Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN filed the suit on behalf of two tr...More..

Trump threatens to 'terminate' NAFTA, says Canada and Mexico being 'very difficult'
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Trump threatens to 'terminate' NAFTA, says Canada and Mexico being 'very difficult'

A key ally of Donald Trump says Canadians should understand the us president believes in free trade, and they shouldn't read too much into what they hear. trade, which support millions of jobs across the cont...More..

North Korea launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles into sea
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

North Korea launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles into sea

The launches were conducted as the annual US-South Korea joint military drills, known as "Ulchi Freedom Guardian", were being held in South Korea. South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified p...More..

Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Mexico Won't Pay For Wall, Negotiate NAFTA On Twitter

The Foreign Ministry in a statement said Mexico was not paying for the wall "under any circumstances". Just hours after Trump's tweets , Mexico's Foreign Relations Minister Luis Videgaray took to Twitte...More..

CBS to buy Australia's Network Ten
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

CBS to buy Australia's Network Ten

CBS Corp, the most watched TV network in the United States, said on Monday it would acquire Ten Network Holdings, its largest customer in Australia , and would launch a streaming service in Australia a...More..

Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

Asked if he was "separating" himself from the president , Tillerson said: "I've made my own comments as to our values as well in a speech I gave to the State Department this past week". North Korea has con...More..

Ceasefire halts Syria-Lebanon border fight against ISIS
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Ceasefire halts Syria-Lebanon border fight against ISIS

Lebanese counterterrorism forces have arrested a militant of the terrorist group Daesh (outlawed in Russia), who was plotting an assassination of a high-ranking officer of the Lebanese military, the country's A...More..

Louis Chapter of American Red Cross sending supplies to Texas
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Louis Chapter of American Red Cross sending supplies to Texas

Trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets enough to support more than 20,000 people are in Texas. On Saturday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed aircraft, vessels, and service members from the 10...More..

'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' rally: Lalu confident; Sharad Yadav joins opposition bandwagon
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' rally: Lalu confident; Sharad Yadav joins opposition bandwagon

In a bid to display strength to the BJP-JD (U) combined, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday perhaps went overboard and tweeted an allegedly "morphed" aerial picture of his " BJP bhagao , deshbachao" rall...More..

Saina Nehwal settles for bronze at World Championship
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Saina Nehwal settles for bronze at World Championship

Reaching the semifinals automatically guarantees a player of winning a bronze and Saina became the second Indian after PV Sindhu to do so in the championships. The Japanese top seeds blew a 15-10, first-game ...More..

Rohingya Muslims desperate to cross into Bangladesh after Rakhine violence
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Rohingya Muslims desperate to cross into Bangladesh after Rakhine violence

Ms Suu Kyi has condemned the raids in which insurgents wielding guns, sticks and homemade bombs assaulted 30 police stations and an army base. In its latest report on Sunday, the office of State Counsellor A...More..

Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Dog stocks up on food after Hurricane Harvey strikes

It was not until Saturday morning that the Texas grandpa realized the bag of dog food was also missing from his porch. "I kept yelling his name and yelling his name and he wasn't around", the man told the Chr...More..

Terrorists attack police lines in Pulwama, two security personnel martyred
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Terrorists attack police lines in Pulwama, two security personnel martyred

Police said firing inside the district police lines complex had stopped and searches were being conducted inside the complex. He also claimed that extra forces have been rushed to the area. Vaid said, though ...More..

Tropical Storm Watch issued for coastal SC, NC counties
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Tropical Storm Watch issued for coastal SC, NC counties

A low pressure system looking to make a name for itself as a tropical storm is predicted to bring increasing winds and churn up a rougher surf along the Carolina coast late Monday into Tuesday . The Island...More..

German woman dies, raises death toll to 16 in Spain attacks
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

German woman dies, raises death toll to 16 in Spain attacks

Hospitals still are treating treating 24 other people for injuries, including five in critical condition and three in serious condition, the Catalan health department said . About 500,000 people marched along ...More..

Sebastian Gorka gone from White House
by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Sebastian Gorka gone from White House

A low-level staffer in the White House is reportedly behind a lie leaked to the press about the resignation of President Trump's deputy assistant, Sebastian Gorka . " The fact that those who drafted and ...More..

by | Monday, August 28, 2017

Kushner promises to present peace plan within four months

According to a report in the Al-Hayat newspaper, no significant progress was made during the Thursday Abbas-Kushner meeting. "The Palestinian Authority and the USA delegation had a productive meeting focused ...More..

Treasury predicts United States will raise debt ceiling
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Treasury predicts United States will raise debt ceiling

Overlay Trump's potential intransigence on a Republican Party that has long brought itself to the brink of a shutdown, and you have more factors leading to a shutdown than at any time since, well, the last ...More..

WH: Gary Cohn 'Has Not Held Back' With Trump on Va. Comments
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

WH: Gary Cohn 'Has Not Held Back' With Trump on Va. Comments

The Koch-backed groups did not openly support Trump's candidacy for president - Charles Koch said a year ago that the choice between Trump and Hillary Clinton was like choosing between cancer and a heart attack...More..

Machete attack on soldiers in Brussels was terrorism, say police
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Machete attack on soldiers in Brussels was terrorism, say police

One of them received a slight wound in the face, the other hand. There has been a large military presence in the city since terrorist attacks in March 2016 killed 32 people. The man was not known to have any ...More..

Bihar Flood: Lalu Yadav terms as 'man-made' deluge
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Bihar Flood: Lalu Yadav terms as 'man-made' deluge

As per the reports of Indian Express, while talking to ANI , Lalu Yadav said that Bihar not hitten by the disaster itself, Engineers of Nitish brought it by diverting the dams. The Road and Transport Ministry ...More..

UN Confirms Saudi Coalition Killed Dozens of People in Yemen
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

UN Confirms Saudi Coalition Killed Dozens of People in Yemen

It came days after another air strike killed about 60 civilians. On Wednesday , the coalition fighter jets killed more than 35 people in a hotel north of the capital Sanaa, according to officials and witness...More..

USA hospital worker claims $759 million jackpot
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

USA hospital worker claims $759 million jackpot

The player has one year to claim the prize, choosing between taking the jackpot as an annuity spread over 30 years or a one-off cash lump sum of $480.5 million, depending on state taxes. Wilk said they were tol...More..

Carnival cruise ships redirected to New Orleans after Port of Galveston closes
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Carnival cruise ships redirected to New Orleans after Port of Galveston closes

Galveston Port officials said Friday that the cruise ships might not be able to dock in Galveston until Tuesday or Wednesday, but Simons said Saturday afternoon that he was "a little more optimistic". CDT"....More..

Myanmar troops open fire on civilians fleeing attacks
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Myanmar troops open fire on civilians fleeing attacks

Myanmar government said that at least 24 police posts in the Rakhine state were attended by the Rohingya insurgents early on Friday leaving 12 security-men killed. More than 87,000 Rohingya have since ...More..

Trump pardons former Arizona sheriff Arpaio
by | Sunday, August 27, 2017

Trump pardons former Arizona sheriff Arpaio

The contempt conviction is a misdemeanor offense that could have put the former sheriff behind bars for up to six months, the New York Times reported. Trump had hinted that a pardon was coming during a meande...More..

Three brawls mar Tigers-Yankees game
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

Three brawls mar Tigers-Yankees game

It is the final time the Yankees and Tigers are scheduled to play this season. To be sure, the Tigers will get their just desserts as well but what do they care? Manager Joe Girardi downplayed Judge's ...More..