• At Least 70 Afghan Villagers Kidnapped By Suspected Taliban Fighters, Seven Killed
At Least 70 Afghan Villagers Kidnapped By Suspected Taliban Fighters, Seven Killed

Local media on Sunday also reported that the Taliban had overran Taywara district in the central province of Ghor, though there was no immediate official confirmation. "They killed seven of them", Raziq said. Bigzad said another 20 members of a local police force were missing following a firefight on July 21. Spokesperson Khapalwak said that th...

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  • Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)
Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Their son hiked to the area in Mount Bullion the following day and took photographs revealing a nightmare - their three-bedroom home and at least five other nearby houses destroyed in their neighborhood. "We are in very detailed conversations about repopulation", Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies said during a community meeting on the fire o...

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  • 1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments
1st Ford Carrier Commissioning Set for Saturday; Navy Adm. John Richardson Comments

Ford enlisted in the Navy following the attack on Pearl Harbor and was commissioned as an officer in the Naval Reserve in 1942. Ford represented MI in Congress . It is being named after former USA president Gerald Ford from Grand Rapids. Additional information on aircraft carriers is available online at http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_di...

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  • Palestinians, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem
Palestinians, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem

Three Palestinians were killed and hundreds of others were wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem on Friday. The clashes with Israeli forces broke out after the Israeli government decided not to remove metal detectors installed by police at the gates to Al Aqsa following an attack nearby that killed two policeme...

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  • NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed
NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed

Brau finds the sheer coincidence of the solar eclipse one of its most fascinating features. The next time a total solar eclipse will be visible from the greater Columbia area will be the year 2078. Everyone in the United States gets a chance to view the eclipse during the middle of the day on August 21. Such a rare opportunity - and the fi...

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  • Venezuela crisis: Violence fears as strike action begins
Venezuela crisis: Violence fears as strike action begins

The Venezuelan people deserve global support. "The constitutional assembly is happening", Moncada said, adding that Venezuela is "conducting a deep review of relations with the USA government because we don't accept humiliation from anyone".

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  • French Military Head De Villiers Quits Over Cuts
French Military Head De Villiers Quits Over Cuts

After his unbent take, many were angry with the president for publically aspersing the military chief. President Macron faced the first test of his authority today when the chief of the French armed forces resigned after a bitter row with him over spending cuts.

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  • Hull agree fee with Liverpool for Kevin Stewart
Hull agree fee with Liverpool for Kevin Stewart

Scotland left-back Andrew Robertson will undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of his move from Hull City to Liverpool , according to reports . However, the prospect of playing for Liverpool is highly appealing for Andrew Robertson , who is looking to take the next step in his career.

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  • Hezbollah Hails Palestinian Jihadi Operation in Al-Aqsa Mosque
Hezbollah Hails Palestinian Jihadi Operation in Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tanzim, the armed faction of Fatah , also announced that Friday prayers will be held in the centers of Palestinian cities and that the sermons be dedicated to the Al-Aqsa mosque and against the new security measures , Ynet reported . Conflicts over the walled holy site, revered by Muslims and Jews, have repeatedly triggered Israeli-Palestinian c...

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  • There is nothing unconstitutional about having a state flag: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
There is nothing unconstitutional about having a state flag: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The move has come amid state-wide protests by pro-Kannada activists who have accused the BJP-led central government of imposing Hindi in the state. When the Bharatiya Janata Party was in power in Karnataka five years ago, it had rejected the proposal to allow the recognition of a state flag.

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  • Turkish opposition official slams Israel over Al-Aqsa
Turkish opposition official slams Israel over Al-Aqsa

Given that King Salman is the Custodian of the Two Mosques, Islam's two holiest sites, one might consider his authority to overrule that of the Mufti in spiritual matters such as effect of metal detectors on the human body and its ability to convey prayer to heaven.

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  • Dennis Hastert out of Minnesota prison, BOP records show
Dennis Hastert out of Minnesota prison, BOP records show

The Sun-Times reports Hastert is "likely at a halfway house in the region monitored by that office, or he is on home confinement". He was sentenced to 15 months in prison in 2016 in a case that revealed he sexually abused teenagers while coaching at an IL high school.

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  • Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Bride-To-Be
Minneapolis Police Kill Australian Bride-To-Be

Both of the police officers involved in the shooting are on paid administrative leave , the Star Tribune reports . "Basically, my mom's dead because a police officer shot her for reasons I don't know", Zach Damond , the son of Justine's fiance, told the Star Tribune .

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  • North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime
North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime

The North recently voiced suspicion over Moon's North Korea policy, and some conservatives in South Korea worry that his overture might weaken global pressure on North Korea . military drills that it views as an invasion rehearsal, according to Koh Yu-hwan, a professor at Seoul's Dongguk University. North Korea will likely accept Moon's prop...

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  • Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today
Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today

Observing that differences with China over Kashmir was a new focal point, the Congress today said it would seek a debate in Parliament on the issue, while asserting that the party stood with the government on matters of territorial integrity and national security.

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  • Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders
Police Release Sketch Of Person Believed Connected To Delphi Murders

According to the ISP's press release, the composite sketch is a result of information collected throughout the now nearly six-month long investigation. It's been more than five months since the girls' bodies were found on a trail near the Monon High Bridge. He may have reddish brown hair; eye color is unknown.

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  • Celebrities pay tribute to Martin Landau
Celebrities pay tribute to Martin Landau

He also had a string of other awards under his belt, including a Golden Globe and a screen actor Guild's award. Having been accepted into the Actors Studio in the mid-1950s, Landau became an acting coach at the urging of Actors Studio guru Lee Strasberg.

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  • US Calls for Global Pressure Hinder Dialogue on Denuclearization: Pyongyang
US Calls for Global Pressure Hinder Dialogue on Denuclearization: Pyongyang

If the North agrees it will be the first such contact since the end of 2015. "There will be a response from North Korea ". Seoul suggested that the talks between representatives of the two countries' armies be held at the Demilitarized Zone, which separates the two foes on the Korean Peninsula.

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  • Paris Accord US Commitment Still Alive
Paris Accord US Commitment Still Alive

Brown, Cuomo's California counterpart, said the USCA was the polar opposite of those who "bury their heads in the sand" regarding climate change - similar to the thinking behind Global Climate Action 2018 , a worldwide climate-change summit Brown's office is hosting next year in San Francisco.

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  • Six tourists wounded in Egypt beach resort stabbing
Six tourists wounded in Egypt beach resort stabbing

He stabbed the tourists in the face, neck and feet. Initial reports said those killed on Friday were Ukrainian, but the Reuters news agency subsequently said they were Germans. The shadowy group Hasm, believed to be affiliated to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, has claimed responsibility for similar attacks. In January 2016, two assailants armed...

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  • After China Offers To Mediate In Kashmir, India's Decisive Response
After China Offers To Mediate In Kashmir, India's Decisive Response

The meeting, to be held at Singh's residence, comes ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, beginning Monday, when Opposition leaders are preparing to put the government on the mat over the Kashmir situation and the face-off with China at Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan.

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  • Body of one Bucks County missing man found on farm
Body of one Bucks County missing man found on farm

Large makeshift tents were set up across the property, and investigative teams dug for evidence using large machinery. "We just don't know how many homicides ", Weintraub said. Patrick disappeared a week ago. Nevertheless, Sturgis and Meo were close friends. DiNardo was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a vehicle belonging to Meo.

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  • Canada Fisherman Killed By Whale After Rescuing It From Net
Canada Fisherman Killed By Whale After Rescuing It From Net

Friends and co-workers estimate that Howlett had saved over two dozen whales entangled in nets in the last 15 years, something he did with a fierce passion. LeBlanc added that any disentanglement attempt carries serious risks, and whales can be unpredictable. Joe Howlett, a lobsterman, boat captain, and certified whale disentanglement expert, had...

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  • Active search underway for triple shooting suspect in Gardendale
Active search underway for triple shooting suspect in Gardendale

Police Chief Mike Walker confirmed the three victims were adults, but declined to comment on their relationship to the suspect, other than to say there was a "familial relationship" and the incident was not a random crime. According to a report, the shooter identified as Kenneth Dion Lever killed three people. A Jefferson County judge in Decemb...

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  • Explosion Rocks Air Force Recruitment Center Near Tulsa
Explosion Rocks Air Force Recruitment Center Near Tulsa

If domestic terrorism is the cause, it would be the latest attack in the last nine years of military recruiting offices across the United States. Police say the blast was reported around 10:30 p.m. The amount of damage has yet to be confirmed, but Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Jessi Race has said no-one was injured and the facility was ...

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  • Wanda Group to Sell Amusement Park Business for over $9 Billion
Wanda Group to Sell Amusement Park Business for over $9 Billion

Yet none of the establishments being hived off were included under that entity, so that by the end of trade Wanda Hotel's stock had pared its gains to 46.55%. Sunac, which is listed in Hong Kong, had suspended its shares ahead of the announcement. Wanda is to use all proceeds from the deal to pay back loans, according to the report, which also ci...

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  • Foreign doctors say Liu Xiaobo could be moved
Foreign doctors say Liu Xiaobo could be moved

The hospital said the experts were Dr Markus W Buchler, of Heidelberg University in Germany, and Dr Joseph Herman, of the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Texas. Hu Jia, a Chinese dissident and family friend, said that Beijing is afraid of letting its most potent opposition symbol go overseas as long as he is able to speak to the media.

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  • Tillerson talks tough on Russian Federation, vows United States support for Ukraine
Tillerson talks tough on Russian Federation, vows United States support for Ukraine

In 2014, the European Union and the United States introduced several rounds of anti-Russia sanctions over Moscow's alleged involvement in the internal crisis in Ukraine. Speaking to a group of reform advocates at the U.S. ambassador's residence, Tillerson praised Ukraine's progress in combating corruption but made clear that more must be accomplish...

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  • Huntington woman killed at Cincinnati party, 8 others wounded
Huntington woman killed at Cincinnati party, 8 others wounded

One is critical, three are in fair condition and one is stable, the hospital said. The gunmen, who have not been identified, burst into the house in Colerain Township, outside Cincinnati, on Saturday (July 8) evening, not long after the pregnant woman revealed she would soon give birth to a boy, according to the Cincinnati Inquirer.

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  • Poland's President Expects Long-Term Contract for LNG Supplies From US
Poland's President Expects Long-Term Contract for LNG Supplies From US

During the Three Seas summit, Trump underlined US support for the initiative, declared more access to energy markets, fewer barriers and assured that the United States would never use energy to exert pressure on these countries. But most of the speech was a call to Europe to stand strong with the United States in defense of the West. POTUS's ...

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  • Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon
Shelby Rogers advances to 3rd round at Wimbledon

Rogers' confident start belied her world ranking of 70, the American hitting twice as many winners as the top seed in the opening set. However, the 29-year-old showed her pedigree to hold and win the next two games, bringing the set back on serve.

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  • John Podesta op-ed: Why is Donald Trump tweeting about me?
John Podesta op-ed: Why is Donald Trump tweeting about me?

As you know, the President is now on a overseas trip and today he's in Hamburg, Germany to meet with world leaders at the G20 Summit. Let's put aside the fact that Trump was tweeting about this hours before a hugely important sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin that could shape relations between the two countries for years to com...

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  • US, Russia reportedly prepared to announce ceasefire in southwest Syria
US, Russia reportedly prepared to announce ceasefire in southwest Syria

The cease-fire is set to take effect July 9 at noon Damascus time. Meanwhile, Iranian officials are growing increasingly frustrated at the Trump administration's constant attacks on the July 2015 agreement Tehran signed with the US and five other world powers to limit its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of global sanctions.

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  • Health care bill needs to be done right
Health care bill needs to be done right

Senate Democrats, most Republicans and all women were denied admission. Wright recently returned from Washington, where she and members of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists lobbied Republican Senators on the fence about the GOP's health care plans .

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  • Middle East crisis: Gulf media predict more sanctions on Qatar
Middle East crisis: Gulf media predict more sanctions on Qatar

The conditions include severing ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, scaling back relations with Iran, Saudi Arabia's rival for regional hegemony; shutting the government-funded Al Jazeera television station, which has been critical of other autocratic governments in the region; and end Turkey's military presence in Qatar .

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