• Hundreds dead and missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone
Hundreds dead and missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone

Israel and Britain said they were sending aid as quickly as possible to the stricken west African city. The Red Cross has said the death toll caused by massive landslides in Sierra Leone, is likely to go up. Meanwhile, the African Union (AU) has called for support from all Africans and global partners to Sierra Leone, helping its public health sy...

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  • Trump wants faster permitting on infrastructure projects
Trump wants faster permitting on infrastructure projects

President Donald Trump will look to reinvigorate his stalled push for a sweeping infrastructure bill Tuesday when he meets with some of his top aides in NY to discuss the plan. The current standard for these government projects requires that designers factor in projections for climate change and flooding as a outcome of rising sea levels and incr...

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  • Falling oak tree kills religious festivalgoers on Madeira
Falling oak tree kills religious festivalgoers on Madeira

Video from the scene shows a massive tree crashing down as a panicked crowd screams and flees. The tree apparently fell while a large crowd was gathered as part of a traditional religious festival. "My thoughts are with the relatives and friends of the victims". The incident happened in Madeira , a popular destination for tourists. The reg...

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  • #EndorseThis: Scaramucci Tells Colbert He Would've Fired Bannon
#EndorseThis: Scaramucci Tells Colbert He Would've Fired Bannon

I met you like five minutes ago". The Mooch acknowledged the response was bad. "Nazis, good or bad?" But the urgency has grown in the wake of the deadly white supremacist riots in Charlottesville , and Trump's subsequent inability to issue a basic, straightforward statement condemning violent acts by Nazis.

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  • Mattis says USA wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea
Mattis says USA wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea

And I want to stay right there right now. The top officials, Rex Tillerson , Secretary of State and James Mattis , Defense Secretary have jointly said that the aim of U.S. Mattis said the U.S. could assess "within moments" if a missile fired from North Korea was on track to hit the USA territory of Guam, and that "we will take it out", in tha...

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  • Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea
Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea

If the situation worsens, Japan could be targeted by North Korea in retaliation. Despite North Korean Kim Jong-un's threats to attack the USA territory of Guam , the tourists on the island are remaining calm. "This is the answer of our heroic Kim Il Sung-Kim Jong Il working class which has been grown up under the warm care of the Party", Pak s...

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  • China tightens noose on North Korea but warns Trump over trade
China tightens noose on North Korea but warns Trump over trade

China had pledged to fully enforce the sanctions after the United States accused it of not doing enough to rein in its ally which heavily depends on Beijing for its economic survival. Trump will later on Monday issue the order to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force US firms operating in China to turn over intellect...

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  • Tropical Storm Gert forms in the Atlantic, no threat to United States
Tropical Storm Gert forms in the Atlantic, no threat to United States

A tropical depression formed Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to become a tropical storm later in the day. The environment around this storm is improving, with less wind shear and dry air, but these still not ideal conditions should keep Tropical Depression Eight from getting too strong.

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  • Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon
Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon

And so if he does that, he'll have a very successful legislative agenda that he'll be able to execute. Mr Scaramucci was asked to leave when Mr Trump named General John Kelly his new chief of staff and tasked him with restoring calm. Studies have revealed the President's path to victory a year ago was paved in the most part by four groups, incl...

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  • United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela
United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

Although Maduro's first reaction on the sanctions was critical, later he expressed willingness to normalize relations with the US, voicing hope that they will base on dialogue and mutual respect. The former student activist had been one of the most-prominent leaders of four months of anti-government protests that have left at least 124 people dea...

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  • Train collision in Egypt kills 36, injures dozens
Train collision in Egypt kills 36, injures dozens

Television reports, citing ministry of transport officials, said the accident happened when one of the trains broke down. Nearly a year later, a collision between a train and a bus killed 27 people south of Cairo . In July 2008, at least 44 people died near Marsa Matruh in northwest Egypt when a runaway truck hurtled into bus, truck and several ...

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  • Soccer legend Diego Maradona says he's ready to fight for Maduro
Soccer legend Diego Maradona says he's ready to fight for Maduro

He has defied worldwide condemnation , including from the UK, America and the United Nations, and has presided over three-digit inflation and a shortage of food and medicine. jurisdiction. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has warned it "can't be excluded" that relations with Venezuela could be cut. Inflation in Venezuela's crisis-hit...

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  • Kenyan president urges people to vote peacefully
Kenyan president urges people to vote peacefully

The IEBC said that despite a "few technical hitches", they were happy with how the voting phase of this election process had gone, calling it a "watershed moment" in the nation's history of management of elections. Kenyan police said al-Shabab, extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, are suspected of planting a roadside bomb that injured two peo...

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  • Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night
Clinton, Missouri police officer shot and killed late Sunday night

Missouri State Highway Patrol's Sgt. Bill Lowe said McCarthy allegedly exited the Nitro and shot at Officer Michael just as Michael was exiting his police auto to approach the stopped vehicle. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a person of interest in the shooting death of a western Missouri police officer is now considered a suspect.

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  • Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller Has Requested White House Documents On Michael Flynn
Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller Has Requested White House Documents On Michael Flynn

Flynn's former lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group, was paid $530,000 to represent Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish businessman, during the final months of the U.S. Trump has warned that the inquiry should not go beyond the 2016 election as it would be outside Mueller's mandate. CNN reported Thursday that Mueller's investigators have focused on Fl...

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  • Knifeman arrested after storming Eiffel Tower in bid to 'kill a soldier'
Knifeman arrested after storming Eiffel Tower in bid to 'kill a soldier'

The man, who is aged around 19 and has a history of psychological problems, forced his way past security guards and then shouted, "Allahu Akbar" ("God is Great"), a legal source told AFP. The tower reopened on Sunday morning as usual at 09:00 am (0700 GMT). No one was injured and the tower was evacuated at 11:30 p.m., about half an hour before th...

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  • Sri Lanka totter under India's run mountain in Colombo
Sri Lanka totter under India's run mountain in Colombo

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne, who was 92 not out overnight, went to his century but lost nightwatchman Malinda Pushpakumara (16) in the process. Sri Lanka had handed India the advantage after being dismissed for 183 in their first innings, conceding a 439-run lead.

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  • University professor and college employee arrested in fatal stabbing of Chicago hairstylist
University professor and college employee arrested in fatal stabbing of Chicago hairstylist

Both are expected to be arraigned on first-degree murder charges and extradited to Illinois, CBS News reported . The attack was so violent that the blade of the knife believed to have been used to kill Cornell-Duranleau was broken, Guglielmi said.

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  • 'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism
'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

James Carafano, a former Trump transition team official and vice president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, decried as counterproductive the recent spate of "blood-in-the-water" rumors. Most members of the Council served President Obama. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that the "ouster" of Cohen-Watnick was "intended as a show ...

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  • Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy
Man arrested over British model kidnapped in Italy

The model, who has not been named, was assaulted, drugged, handcuffed and stuck in a travel bag, police said in a statement. Police have arrested a 30-year-old Polish man - believed to be resident in the United Kingdom - in connection with the kidnapping.

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  • Michelle Obama tweets sweet birthday message to her 'phenomenal' husband
Michelle Obama tweets sweet birthday message to her 'phenomenal' husband

The former FLOTUS kicked off the festivities by sharing a throwback photo of the pair and the kids blowing out the birthday cake candles on his 43rd birthday. "Congratulations on your wedding, " the note reads. "Thank you! Enjoy your day". Happy 56th birthday, Barack Obama! The article states that he will make several million from his pension...

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  • Body of missing Texas hiker found in Grand Canyon National Park
Body of missing Texas hiker found in Grand Canyon National Park

They suspect she died from heat exhaustion after getting lost. But Kirby Shedlowski of the National Parks Service told WFAA-TV that although the South Kaibab trail is shorter, "that trail has limited shade and no water accessibility on it".

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  • Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter
Amanda Knox pens opinion piece in support of Michelle Carter

A psychiatrist testified Carter too was " very troubled " and at first tried to talk Roy out of it, but became convinced she needed to help Roy "get to heaven" only after he convinced her there was nothing she could do to stop him. "Take away the spotlight that she so desperately craves". Cataldo said he's confident Carter eventually will be vi...

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  • Fire rips through Dubai Torch tower again
Fire rips through Dubai Torch tower again

Dubai's Civil Defense announced at about 3:30 am local time that firefighters had brought the blaze under control. They also shared that the fire was bad and strong at about 1:00 A.M. It was once the tallest residential building in the world and stands at more than 335m tall. "I have a friend who is out of town who said I can stay at his p...

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  • GOPer Accused Of Pushing Seth Rich Conspiracy At Fox: Lawsuit Is 'Nonsense'
GOPer Accused Of Pushing Seth Rich Conspiracy At Fox: Lawsuit Is 'Nonsense'

The private investigator, Rod Wheeler , alleges in his suit, filed Tuesday, that Fox News and and Trump supporter Ed Butowsky , with the blessing of the White House, pressed ahead with the unfounded rumors about Rich's death in order to shift public attention away from an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the Trump administration's tie...

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  • Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson
Russian Federation relations may deteriorate further - Tillerson

Tillerson added that the U.S. hopes that "at some point", North Korea will understand and sit down for a dialogue. The State Department is "certainly not hollowed out", he said. "The United States prefers a constructive relationship with Russian Federation based on mutual cooperation and common interest", Pence said. "Does it make our life more h...

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  • Duke Of Edinburgh Undertakes Final Public Engagement Before Retirement
Duke Of Edinburgh Undertakes Final Public Engagement Before Retirement

He was also met with cheers as he was handed the Challenge baton. THE TELEGRAPH today wrongly declared that Prince Philip has died, publishing his obituary online. Close confidants of the royal family said the decision to retire was a personal one taken by Prince Philip himself, who may now devote his time to writing his memoirs.

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  • Astronomers approved more safe solar glasses vendors for eclipse watchers
Astronomers approved more safe solar glasses vendors for eclipse watchers

The states included in the path of totality are Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and SC. Get to Greenpoint's The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) where astronomy experts will share science tidbits on the upcoming eclipse and help guests view the NYC sky through telescopes from 7...

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  • First Read's Morning Clips: About that Donald Trump Jr. Statement
First Read's Morning Clips: About that Donald Trump Jr. Statement

Emails later released by Trump Jr. showed he eagerly agreed to meet the woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . Remember that first claim about how Jr.'s meeting with Russians at Trump tower was about adoption and ultimately inconsequential? ...

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  • Brussels candidate to host two European agencies now based in London
Brussels candidate to host two European agencies now based in London

In the running to host the EMA are: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bonn, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Helsinki, Lille, Milan, Porto, Sofia, Stockholm, Malta, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb. One of the criteria for hosting the EMA is to have good transport links with the main cities of the EU. Voting will be held in repeated rou...

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  • Apple Removes VPNs From China App Store
Apple Removes VPNs From China App Store

ExpressVPN posted a statement to their website following a notice from Apple that they would no longer be able to carry their app, which would have allowed users in China to securely view parts of the internet that are banned in the country.

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  • Indian Army Killed Two Hizbul Militants
Indian Army Killed Two Hizbul Militants

As reported by The Global Kashmir , those killed have been identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid Magray. The search operation turned into an encounter as the search party of the forces was sacked upon by the militants. In Samboora, forces resorted to aerial firing to disperse the protesters, according to local sources. The demonstrators tried to...

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  • Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position
Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position

The companies were allegedly used to channel funds to acquire foreign assets, including some apartments along Park Lane in London's Mayfair area. Shahbaz Sharif, 65, the chief minister of the vast Punjab province that accounts for more than half of Pakistan's 190 million people, will need to be first elected to the national assembly before he can...

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  • Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan
Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan

One Jordanian is reported to have been killed and two others wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman . Israel's Foreign Ministry did not refer to such demands in its statement, but said the guard has diplomatic immunity, according to worldwide conventions.

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  • 1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany
1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany

The assailant was placed under arrest, police said, adding that it was too soon to speculate a motive . " We have no clear information as to the motive or the number of wounded ", they said. Police have sealed the area of the crime scene. According to BILD , the attack took place between Fuhlsbüttler and Hermann Kauffmann in the district of Bar...

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