Japan records highest temperature ever as heat wave grips region

The death toll had climbed to 30, after 10 more deaths were reported on Thursday. Japan has recorded its highest temperature since records began with the mercury hitting 106F (41.1C) in a deadly heatwave that has so far claimed more than 40 lives. More..

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Los Angeles police report possible hostage situation at Trader Joe's
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Los Angeles police report possible hostage situation at Trader Joe's

Footage from the scene showed people escaping out a store window and door. The suspect fled the vehicle and hid inside the store. Lynne Westafer, a KCBS-TV news producer , was one of those people inside ...More..

European Union (EU) rejects Theresa May's financial services Brexit plan
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

European Union (EU) rejects Theresa May's financial services Brexit plan

Speaking in Brussels on Friday, Barnier called for urgent clarity on the issue, saying that the debate over the UK's Brexit plan "is not over yet" - a clear sign that the European Union sees it as an opening ...More..

White Helmets expected to be resettled in United Kingdom after rescue from Syria
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

White Helmets expected to be resettled in United Kingdom after rescue from Syria

The statement from spokeswoman Heather Nauert also called on Syria's government and its ally Russian Federation "to abide by their commitments, end the violence, and protect all Syrian civilians, including huma...More..

200 attend Branson memorial for boat victims
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

200 attend Branson memorial for boat victims

I couldn't feel anybody, I couldn't see. It sank 40 feet down, and then rolled to an area 80 feet deep, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said. Soon she started praying: "I said Lord, please, let me get to my...More..

G20 warns that trade tensions are hindering worldwide growth
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

G20 warns that trade tensions are hindering worldwide growth

In their March conference, they recognized the "need for further dialogue and actions" on trade issues. Her warning came shortly after the top US economic official, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, told rep...More..

Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision

Britain will only pay its European Union divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in an interview published today. Mr Davis, who quit as Brexit secr...More..

FBI Releases Documents On Suspicions Of Russia Ties By Former Trump Aide
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

FBI Releases Documents On Suspicions Of Russia Ties By Former Trump Aide

It was the first time the government had made public copies of top-secret applications seeking wiretaps of an American under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , which are among the government's most ...More..

Gunmen in South Africa ambush taxi drivers, 11 killed
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Gunmen in South Africa ambush taxi drivers, 11 killed

Sithole noted yesterday that the 11 deceased were associated with the Ivory Park Taxi Association in Gauteng and had been returning to Gauteng from the funeral of an associate when the attack happened. The targ...More..

Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance

Earlier in the week, Coats had also seemed to distance himself from the White House when he issued a statement reaffirming the intelligence agencies' unanimous conclusion that Russian Federation had interfe...More..

Macron walks a tightrope over security aide scandal
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Macron walks a tightrope over security aide scandal

The Paris prosecutor's office said Alexandre Benalla and four others went before a judge Sunday and charges could be brought in the case soon. Benalla, now a top security aide to Macron, was caught on camera ...More..

Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Never threaten the U.S. again or suffer consequences
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Never threaten the U.S. again or suffer consequences

A U.S. State Department Twitter account has also been set up in Farsi, and propagates articles and messages that are critical of Tehran . The US has said it will re-impose sanctions against Iran and has ...More..

Multiple people injured after shooting on Toronto’s Danforth
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Multiple people injured after shooting on Toronto’s Danforth

A motive is unknown, but police are hoping to speak to witnesses as part of their ongoing investigation. A GUNMAN has opened fire in the city of Toronto, with witnesses saying victims could be seen scattered ...More..

Afghan Vice President Dostum returns after year in Turkey
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Afghan Vice President Dostum returns after year in Turkey

Afghan Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum has narrowly escaped a suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport as he returned home from more than a year in exile in Turkey over allegations of torturing and abusing a p...More..

One Trader Joe's Employee Killed During Armed Standoff in Los Angeles
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

One Trader Joe's Employee Killed During Armed Standoff in Los Angeles

Police surrounded the building during the three-hour standoff and several other customers were able to leave the store with their hands up. At around 6:30 p.m., Atkins agreed to surrender and handcuffed himse...More..

Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight

Scattered clusters of storms and rain will threaten the area late this afternoon into tonight . Wind: E 5-10. High: 92. SATURDAY: Another warm day with highs in the low to mid 90s is expected, with the h...More..

LA police arrest suspect after deadly hostage standoff
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

LA police arrest suspect after deadly hostage standoff

About two hours before taking the hostages, police say the man shot his grandmother seven times and wounded another woman, who he forced into a auto. Throughout the ordeal, officers with riot gear, armed with...More..

by | Monday, July 23, 2018

See how Trump's stand on Russian Federation has shifted since Helsinki

US President Donald Trump caused global uproar and attracted criticism from even his strongest supporters after he "misspoke" at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . At a July 16 press confere...More..

Trump attorneys waive privilege on Cohen's secret recordings
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump attorneys waive privilege on Cohen's secret recordings

In a tweet , Trump called such taping "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal". The raid, conducted under a search warrant, was aimed at seizing records related to two women who received payments in the run-up...More..

DOJ Releases FISA Warrant Application for Carter Page
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

DOJ Releases FISA Warrant Application for Carter Page

A former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump is denying he has ever worked as an agent for the Russian government. Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Sunday denied he was an intell...More..

Brits reject May's Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Brits reject May's Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right

But while the negotiations have rarely looked so in danger of failing, senior EU officials and diplomats do not see any objective in an extension to article 50 , the two-year negotiating period set aside for a...More..

Carter Page denies being a Russian agent after wiretap application released
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Carter Page denies being a Russian agent after wiretap application released

The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were released to the Times and several other media organizations that had filed Freedom of Information A...More..

by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Rohani warns Trump: War with Iran 'is the mother of all wars'

The threat was made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an address to a gathering of Iranian diplomats, Iran news agency ISNA reports . Earlier this month, Rohani suggested that Iran may block...More..

Kimberly Guilfoyle leaving Fox News to campaign with Donald Trump Jr
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Kimberly Guilfoyle leaving Fox News to campaign with Donald Trump Jr

It's unclear how the network will handle Guilfoyle's departure after she spent over a decade there. "Kim is one of the most influential voices in the MAGA movement and knows how to light up a crowd", Surabian...More..

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns Donald Trump against 'mother of all wars'
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns Donald Trump against 'mother of all wars'

Rouhani also appeared to refer to a recent report that the Trump administration is using speeches and online activities to try to create a swell of internal dissatisfaction with the regime. Elsewhere in the m...More..

Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained

He was taken into custody yesterday for questioning over the incident at a protest in Paris on May Day. "The presidency made a decision to start Alexandre Benalla's dismissal procedure after new facts t...More..

War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Rouhani tells Trump
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Rouhani tells Trump

Rouhani's apparent warning on July 3 to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming United States sanctions and efforts by the administration of President Donald Trump to f...More..

Hungary's Orban arrives in Israel for controversial visit
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Hungary's Orban arrives in Israel for controversial visit

In his first-ever visit to the Jewish state, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a joint press conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, tha...More..

Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in border area

US officials had said they were finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces closed in on the Quneitra ...More..

by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

The detail in Prince George's birthday portrait you might have missed

Prince George was nearly as big a star at Princess Charlotte's christening as his baby sister. He wore a replica of the lace and satin christening gown made for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, ...More..