Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

A Palestinian armed with an axe was shot dead trying to breach the Gaza-Israel border on Monday, the Israeli army said. "The killing of medical staff who were clearly identified by security forces during the demonstrations was very disgraceful", sa... More..

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Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head

Once there, doctors administered massive amounts of the antivenom CroFab, but for the first 24 hours, they still weren't sure whether or not he'd make it. "He had to have 26 doses". The man was reportedly ...More..

Macron calls on G7 members to confront Trump’s trade policies
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Macron calls on G7 members to confront Trump’s trade policies

Trump may not be so good at building walls but he sure is great at burning bridges - according to CNN , the U.S. President had a "testy" phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week re...More..

US National Guard held for taking joy ride in army tank
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

US National Guard held for taking joy ride in army tank

The vehicle, known as an armored personnel carrier, and equipped with treads reminiscent of a tank , came to a halt about 9:40 p.m.in a Richmond, Virgina, intersection near the state capitol. Police were in pu...More..

David Koch, Billionaire Political Donor, Announces Retirement
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

David Koch, Billionaire Political Donor, Announces Retirement

Following the Koch Industries announcement, Americans for Prosperity Foundation announced that David, 78, would be resigning from its board. Mark Holden, who has spent a career at Koch Industries and now help...More..

Passenger bus carrying 30 involved in collision on Highway 401
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Passenger bus carrying 30 involved in collision on Highway 401

Monday on the highway near the canadian capital of Ottawa crashed a bus carrying Chinese tourists . In a separate tweet the Embassy said it was following the accident closely and was "very much concerned abou...More..

China angered by US Secretary of State's Tiananmen comments
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

China angered by US Secretary of State's Tiananmen comments

A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square , June 5, 1989. The number of casualties has never been fully disclosed, though estimates by...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

US diplomats in China fall ill after hearing strange noises

Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman, said in a statement that the individuals from the USA office in Guangzhou were returned home for further evaluation, Reuters reported . "The precise nature of ...More..

Officers in violent New Jersey beach arrest won't face criminal charges
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Officers in violent New Jersey beach arrest won't face criminal charges

She refused to give her name and began walking away. Days later, the police department released video clips from the officer's bodycam, although the debate about how police handled the situation did not abate. ...More..

First Saudi women receive their driver's licenses
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

First Saudi women receive their driver's licenses

A government statement said the 10 women issued with driving licenses already held them from other countries , including the US, UK, Lebanon and Canada. In Saudi Arabia, women are legally required to get appro...More..

The roller-coaster ride leading to historic Trump-Kim summit
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

The roller-coaster ride leading to historic Trump-Kim summit

There are worries in Tokyo that Mr Trump might strike a deal with North Korea that would sideline Japanese interests. "It is pointing out that the president is the stronger figure", Mr Giuliani, who is Mr Tru...More..

India to join Clean Sea Campaign: PM Narendra Modi
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

India to join Clean Sea Campaign: PM Narendra Modi

India will aim to eliminate all single-use plastics in the country by 2022 as part of a new sustainability strategy announced by the country's president Narendra Modi . For long-term sustainable living, the gl...More..

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit

A separate pair of teams has been meeting inside the Demilitarized Zone on the inter-Korean border to discuss the substantive issues. On Monday, the wealthy city-state had declared a central region that is ho...More..

Judge who gave Stanford swimmer 6 months gets recalled
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Judge who gave Stanford swimmer 6 months gets recalled

Consciously or unconsciously, judges will become very aware (as in "Could I be recalled, too?") of whether their sentences will be judged as too lenient - not only in sex cases but also in those where public sy...More..

Truce lasts 5 days; India, Pak resume border firing
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Truce lasts 5 days; India, Pak resume border firing

Both the injured were evacuated to medical facilities but succumbed to injuries and attained martyrdom. Terming the fresh ceasefire violation "unfortunate", Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Director...More..

Fatal hit-and-run comes full circle, Ashby family says
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Fatal hit-and-run comes full circle, Ashby family says

Police are trying to determine why the suspect, Carol Sharrow, allegedly ploughed through a gate and drove wildly across the baseball park. "Everyone started screaming and for a second I froze and then real...More..

White House unblocks Twitter users who sued trump but appeals ruling
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

White House unblocks Twitter users who sued trump but appeals ruling

Trump and Daniel Scavino, sued in their official capacities, hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit", the Justice Department said . U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchw...More..

Firefighters tackle large blaze in central London hotel
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Firefighters tackle large blaze in central London hotel

It is not now known how the fire started, and no current injuries have been reported so far. Anna Whiteley, a TV presenter, tweeted that she was evacuated from the hotel. Paramedics attended, but London A...More..

Here's When Melania Trump Is Making Her First Public Appearance Since Surgery
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Here's When Melania Trump Is Making Her First Public Appearance Since Surgery

Last week, amid speculation about the first lady's conspicuous absence and the hashtag #whereisMelania trending on Twitter , Mrs. Trump tweeted from her official Twitter account criticizing the speculation i...More..

Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption

Firefighters and police are forced to evacuate a search and rescue effort as the Volcan de Fuego, or 'Volcano of Fire, ' continues to spill out smoke and ash in Escuintla, Guatemala , Monday, June 4, 2018. "In...More..

Melania Trump's absence continues, skipping Camp David weekend
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Melania Trump's absence continues, skipping Camp David weekend

On May 14, the 48-year-old had surgery for a " benign kidney condition " but has not been seen in public since. The reason for Melania's prolonged absence from the public eye has been the subject of specula...More..

Toll in Guatemala Volcano Eruption Rises to 62
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Toll in Guatemala Volcano Eruption Rises to 62

Guatemala City's global airport has re-opened after it was closed by falling ash from the eruption of the Volcano of Fire to the west. A volcano erupted in Guatemala on Sunday, killing dozens and injurin...More..

Trump declares primaries delivered 'great night' for GOP
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trump declares primaries delivered 'great night' for GOP

In the race for governor, former San Francisco Mayor and current Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom narrowly leads a field whose other top contenders include Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa - a former Los Ang...More..

'Despicable' Duterte kisses woman on lips in front of audience
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

'Despicable' Duterte kisses woman on lips in front of audience

When Kim demurred, he asked whether she was single. "You're not separated from him?" During the weekend, Duterte disregarded Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers for the UN Diego...More..

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Mulki served for two years as the head of an unpopular government tasked with implementing economic reforms sought by the International Monetary Fund. While some welcome a premier with an economic background, o...More..

Crocodile kills pastor during lakeside baptism
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Crocodile kills pastor during lakeside baptism

A pastor performing a mass lakeside baptism was attacked and killed by a crocodile in Ethiopia . "He [Eshete] baptised the first person and he passed on to another one". Lake Abaya, one of Ethiopia's largest ...More..

Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House

The White House Communications aide criticized for making fun of Sen. Sadler could not immediately be reached for comment . The White House was roiled by bipartisan fury over the remark attributed to Kell...More..

Why Are The Kilauea And Fuego Volcano Eruptions So Different?
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Why Are The Kilauea And Fuego Volcano Eruptions So Different?

Hernandez and her husband, Francisco Ortiz, survived because they moved out of Los Lotes just two months ago to begin a new life on a small plot of land. "We will probe the area as many times as necessary", Ser...More..

Lava Torches Hundreds of Homes
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Lava Torches Hundreds of Homes

Lava destroyed Mayor Harry Kim's second home in Vacationland. The county managing director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. It is believed that most of these home...More..

Schumer presses McConnell to dedicate August to bringing down-health care costs
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Schumer presses McConnell to dedicate August to bringing down-health care costs

He added, senators should expect to remain in session to pass legislation and make progress on the president's agenda. "We have a lot of important work to do", McConnell said after the lunch. Chris Van Hollen...More..