Evacuations in rain-stricken Virginia amid concern dam might collapse

Overnight, city officials monitored the dam for structural weaknesses. Officials said severe rains have pushed water levels over the College Lake Dam near Lynchburg, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains about 50 miles east of Roanoke. More..

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Former FBI Agent Thinks Putin Told Trump to End Russia Probe
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Former FBI Agent Thinks Putin Told Trump to End Russia Probe

U.S. Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to interview Emin Agalarov , an Azerbaijani-Russian pop star and former son-in-law of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, a lawyer for Agalarov sa...More..

Bison charges at man in Yellowstone National Park in Facebook clip
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Bison charges at man in Yellowstone National Park in Facebook clip

He turns back toward the bison and begins harassing it again before the beast charges at him for a second time. According to the National Park Service, bison have injured more people in Yellowstone than any o...More..

Afghanistan attackers take dozens hostage in eastern city
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Afghanistan attackers take dozens hostage in eastern city

At least 15 people were killed and 14 wounded in the assault. "We condemn this sickening attack on a humanitarian coordination meeting, where aid workers and government officials were discussing how best to h...More..

Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?

On July 18, the day she disappeared, Tibbetts' brother dropped her off at her boyfriend's house so she could dog-sit, HLN reported. However, Kearney police Sgt. In partnership with the Crime Stoppers of Ce...More..

Trump Says 'No Problem' With Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump Says 'No Problem' With Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Italy has told its allies it wants to hold an global conference on Libya this autumn and Conte was eager to get Trump's blessing for the gathering at their meeting on Monday. Conte shares Trump's populist tende...More..

Delhi-Born Child Prodigy Akshay Venkatesh Wins The ‘Nobel of Maths’!
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Delhi-Born Child Prodigy Akshay Venkatesh Wins The ‘Nobel of Maths’!

Caucher Birkar put the 14-karat gold medal, worth $4,000, in his briefcase at the ceremony in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro and noticed it was gone soon afterward. Upsetting the celebration, someone stole Birk...More..

Pope Francis Says Death Penalty 'Inadmissible'
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Pope Francis Says Death Penalty 'Inadmissible'

It also argues that today's more effective detention methods protect citizens and "do not definitively deprive the guilty of the possibility of redemption". Since then, the number of nations that use capital pu...More..

National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

Bush's presidential library and other things get up here soon, then the sooner the better we can have a hearing", Grassley said. Mr. Grassley had wanted the materials turned over to his committee for senators...More..

Those left out can vote if their name on voter's list: CEC
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Those left out can vote if their name on voter's list: CEC

Several other survivors of the "Nellie Massacre", which killed around 2,000 people from more than a dozen villages, gave accounts of burying bodies in a mass grave now partly under water. Hundreds of thousands ...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

China says it's ready to retaliate on latest United States tariff threat

But President Donald Trump now wants the U.S. Trade Representative to consider more than doubling those tariffs to 25 percent. "Regrettably, instead of changing its harmful behavior, China has illegally retal...More..

French schools ban smartphones
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

French schools ban smartphones

French lawmakers have voted to ban smartphones in schools , affecting kids up to the age of 14 or 15, as of the start of the new academic year in September. France has already placed a ban on students from us...More..

Mendocino Complex Fire as of Thursday morning — FIRE MAP
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mendocino Complex Fire as of Thursday morning — FIRE MAP

However, authorities who had feared there might be more casualties reported on Wednesday (Thursday NZT) that all those who had been reported missing had been located. Southeast of Redding, a blaze moved deepe...More..

ANC's plans on land expropriation
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

ANC's plans on land expropriation

South Africa's ruling party has chose to complete a proposed amendment to the nation's constitution to make it clearer under what conditions land can be expropriated without compensation. "It has become patent...More..

MH370 lapses prompt Malaysia civil aviation boss' resignation
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

MH370 lapses prompt Malaysia civil aviation boss' resignation

Malaysia's civil aviation chief has resigned to take responsibility for shortcomings during Flight MH370's disappearance. "Therefore, it is with regret and after much thought and contemplation that I have mad...More..

Trump threatens government shutdown during Limbaugh interview
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump threatens government shutdown during Limbaugh interview

We're the laughingstock of the world. Trump has pledged to campaign for Republicans but remains wedded to his plan for a border wall , which Mexico refuses to fund, leaving him to depend on American taxp...More..

Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Remains from North Korea likely American soldiers who fought at Chosin Reservoir

The Post also reported that North Korean officials have talked about how they plan to deceive the US about the size of their arsenal of missiles and nuclear warheads and facilities. But a document signed by K...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat

Some 83 percent of respondents told Levada that they closely followed or heard about President Vladimir Putin's first sit-down meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on July 16. The FBI director said: "...More..

Judge orders man's mouth to be taped shut during sentencing
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Judge orders man's mouth to be taped shut during sentencing

However, during the hearing, Williams reportedly would not stop talking, ignoring over a dozen warnings from the judge over a period of 30 minutes. Williams reportedly attempted to evade his trial late past y...More..

Pastor Calls Trump Most 'Pro-Black' President Ever
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Pastor Calls Trump Most 'Pro-Black' President Ever

Trump said Mueller's 14-month investigation of his campaign's links to Russian Federation is "a awful situation", and tweeted that Sessions "should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continue...More..

Trump Leading ‘Hate Movement’ Against MSM — CNN’s Brian Stelter
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump Leading ‘Hate Movement’ Against MSM — CNN’s Brian Stelter

The free press needs to be protected as well as their opinions . Later Thursday afternoon, the president tweeted , "They asked my daughter Ivanka whether or not the media is the enemy of the people ". "I th...More..

Houston doctor's killing may be due to 20-year-old grudge
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Houston doctor's killing may be due to 20-year-old grudge

An ex-policeman wanted for killing a famed heart surgeon sought revenge after his mother died on the operating table two decades ago, say police. "So it appears that this might be a 20-year-old grudge", A...More..

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections

Facebook can't say for certain who's behind the coordinated effort, but did say it was reminiscent of Russian-linked accounts during the 2016 presidential election. "For example, they used VPNs and internet ...More..

Israel kills seven militants amid tensions on Syria's border
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Israel kills seven militants amid tensions on Syria's border

The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that it was tracking the movement of the men toward the border fence with Israel on the Golan Heights on Wednesday evening. According to IDF Spokesman Lt. Col. ...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump says Sessions should end special counsel investigation "right now"

The U.S. intelligence community remains concerned about election security, and Russian Federation is still trying to interfere in American elections, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursd...More..

Sandy Hook families sue conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Sandy Hook families sue conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation

Jones is also facing a raft of expensive legal battles - most flowing from his repeated attempts to cast doubt on the truthfulness of school shooting survivors and victims' families. Jones will seek to have the...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Ivanka Trump: Family separations a ´low point,´ media not the enemy

But Ivanka Trump defended the right for the administration to enforce the country's immigration laws, citing her mother Melania Trump's status as a legal immigrant. The president's daughter went on to expla...More..

Trump celebrates Kelly's first full year as chief of staff
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump celebrates Kelly's first full year as chief of staff

Trump was reportedly privately furious for Kelly's handling of the scandal surrounding former White House staff secretary Rob Porter , who resigned from his post after his two former wives publicly acc...More..

Now Top Dems Are Calling Trump's Tweet About Sessions Obstruction of Justice
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Now Top Dems Are Calling Trump's Tweet About Sessions Obstruction of Justice

Trump called any talk of collusion "a Hoax". This morning, back in Washington , Trump resumed his fire, saying Attorney Jeff Sessions "should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to s...More..

In Iran, economic worries grow as new U.S. sanctions loom
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

In Iran, economic worries grow as new U.S. sanctions loom

Trump also said he would reinstate the U.S. nuclear sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic. The last time the rial was in a grip of such a spiral was back in...More..