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2 dead, thousands flee their homes as California wildfire rages

2 dead, thousands flee their homes as California wildfire rages

Lakeport, home to about 5,000 people, is around 190 kilometres north of San Francisco. The Ferguson Fire near Yosemite, which has charred 46,675 acres, was 29 percent contained. They're spinning vor...

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Ryan says he opposes GOP effort to impeach DOJ’s Rosenstein

Ryan says he opposes GOP effort to impeach DOJ’s Rosenstein

A vote on impeachment would be a public loyalty test for Republicans. The issue won't get taken up until lawmakers return from break in September, if then. Rosenstein has been a target for allies ...

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British voters support a referendum on final Brexit deal: YouGov poll

British voters support a referendum on final Brexit deal: YouGov poll

That "soft Brexit" plan had cost May great domestic political capital in a cabinet riven by divisions over Brexit seen by some as conceding too much control to the EU. " Theresa May will have been wa...

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White House: Nothing malicious in Trump-Putin omission

White House: Nothing malicious in Trump-Putin omission

President Donald Trump will postpone a second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin until next year after the federal probe into Russian election meddling is over, national security adviser Jo...

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after troops attacked

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after troops attacked

The attacker was shot and killed at the scene Thursday. Four other Palestinians were detained for questioning. On Friday an Israeli soldier was shot dead, which saw a fierce wave of Israeli bombing ...

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Woman forced to stay in 'loveless marriage' as court denies divorce

Woman forced to stay in 'loveless marriage' as court denies divorce

Past year the Court of Appeal in London upheld that ruling, and five Supreme Court justices have now also ruled against her. One Supreme Court judge said she reached her conclusion with "no enthusia...

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Egyptian zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra

Egyptian zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra

It also has black stripes across its body but one of the stripes on its face appears to have been smudged. A zoo in Cairo, Egypt, has denied accusations it painted a donkey with black stripes to p...

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Realizing Death Was Certain, 26 People Embraced

Realizing Death Was Certain, 26 People Embraced

They were huddled together in small groups, "perhaps families, friends or strangers, entwined in a last attempt to protect themselves as they tried to reach the sea", he said. European Commission chie...

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Pakistan election: Imran Khan projected to win

Pakistan election: Imran Khan projected to win

Throughout the night, Khan supporters celebrated outside party offices countrywide. Any government will also compete for influence over foreign policy with Pakistan's powerful military, which has ...

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Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

Lordy, there are tapes-along with a whole new wave of media questions about Donald Trump , his veracity, the break with his former lawyer, and his current lawyer saying "the president is not an idiot...

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Republicans launch bid to impeach U.S. deputy attorney general

Republicans launch bid to impeach U.S. deputy attorney general

The articles were introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus , and Rep. Jim Jordan of OH, along with 9 cosponsors. Meadows said Wednesday...

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What the BRICS summit means for SA

What the BRICS summit means for SA

Xi said China and South Africa were important emerging economies with similar perspectives on many global issues. "We are facing a choice between cooperation and confrontation, between opening up an...

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Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

Page himself has slammed the Federal Bureau of Investigation accusations against him as ungrounded, telling the Hill on Saturday that he is "having trouble finding any small bit of this document tha...

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Trump, Iran drama escalates -- via Twitter

Trump, Iran drama escalates -- via Twitter

Tensions escalated between the Trump administration and Iran , even as Iranians put pressure on their government. He also noted that the first round of new US sanctions will begin on August 4, follow...

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Police Identify 10-Year-Old Killed In Toronto Shooting

Police Identify 10-Year-Old Killed In Toronto Shooting

He said he hid in an SUV and then ran to a park and called 911. The director of the York Region School Board said there are "few words to adequately express the depth of sorrow that we feel". Earlie...

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'A real offer' - Raab suggests #Brexit proposal to European Union may be final

'A real offer' - Raab suggests #Brexit proposal to European Union may be final

Agreement has been reached on Britain's financial liabilities and the rights of millions of British and European Union expatriates living in each other's territories. He said May was merely clarifying...

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NK seeks breakthrough by dismantling missile facilities

NK seeks breakthrough by dismantling missile facilities

President Donald Trump , a Washington-based think tank said on Monday. 38 North said satellite images from Friday showed the roof and supporting structure partially removed from the rail-mounted pr...

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Laos dam collapse: Hundreds missing after flash floods hit villages

Laos dam collapse: Hundreds missing after flash floods hit villages

The collapse of the Xe-Pian Xe-Nam Noy hydropower dam on Monday night caused flash flooding in six villages of Sanamxay district, including Yai Thae, Hinlad, Mai, Thasengchan, Tha Hin, and Samong. D...

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Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight

Chance of strong to severe storms late this afternoon into tonight

These will slowly diminish a bit in coverage on Saturday night with lows in the mid-60s. Temperatures will run a bit below normal, with highs in the mid 80s. Flooding concerns continue as lows set...

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Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif "Protecting India's Interests", Alleges Imran Khan

Former Pakistani cricket stars have come out in support of cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan as the country prepares to go to the polls on Wednesday. Ka...

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Gunman in fatal fight over parking spot won't be charged: Florida sheriff

Gunman in fatal fight over parking spot won't be charged: Florida sheriff

He proceeded to push Drejka on the ground. Slate reports that Gualtieri made sure to emphasize the power of the shove, as if to justify Drejka's actions. Deputies are investigating a deadly shoot...

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump Acts ‘Like Someone who is Compromised’ by Putin

Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump Acts ‘Like Someone who is Compromised’ by Putin

Trump met with Putin privately for more than two hours in Helsinki Monday, with only their interpreters present. Mr Coats issued a statement seeking to control the damage from an interview he...

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Trump issues threat to Iran: 'You will suffer consequences'

Trump issues threat to Iran: 'You will suffer consequences'

Americans "must understand that war with Iran is the mother of all wars and peace with Iran is the mother of all peace", Rouhani said while addressing diplomats Sunday in Tehran , according ...

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One dead, 13 injured in Toronto shooting

One dead, 13 injured in Toronto shooting

Toronto Mayor John Tory told reporters that the city has a gun problem and guns were too readily available to too many people. The incident occurred at Danforth and Logan Avenues at 10pm, police sa...

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Israele: Knesset approves controversial nation-state bill

Israele: Knesset approves controversial nation-state bill

Sheila Gewolb, the senior vice president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, stated, "Whilst we celebrate Israel's Jewish-ness, there is concern that some of the measures in this law are regress...

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Republican Majority Approves of Trump-Putin Meeting

Republican Majority Approves of Trump-Putin Meeting

It came as Mr Trump went on a Twitter rant against what he calls the fake news media, even calling his joint press conference with Mr Putin a "great success". "It is a proposal that was made i...

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Trump says he told Putin ‘we can’t have meddling’ in U.S. vote

Trump says he told Putin ‘we can’t have meddling’ in U.S. vote

Lawmakers, alarmed with Trump's conduct only days after USA authorities indicted 12 Russian spies on meddling charges, were trying to formulate a legislative response. In comments first reported by ...

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Judge denies Manafort's request to move trial away from D.C.

Judge denies Manafort's request to move trial away from D.C.

But U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis denied the request , saying a questionnaire would ensure that a panel of impartial jurors could be selected. Manafort faces numerous charges, including conspiracy...

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Rahul hugs Modi and says this is Congress

Rahul hugs Modi and says this is Congress

In the fag end of his speech during the no-confidence motion, Rahul said: "You (BJP) have a lot of anger against me". Gandhi launched a blistering attack on the NDA government during the debate on the...

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Trump wins sympathy from Russian media ahead of summit

Trump wins sympathy from Russian media ahead of summit

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7, 2017. The Kremlin has played down expectations....

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Out of hospital, Thai boys recount moment they were found

Out of hospital, Thai boys recount moment they were found

That is what the soccer team is called. Hours before Wednesday's news conference was to begin, journalists began pouring into the venue - a building that houses offices of the Chiang Rai provincia...

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Mnuchin says US to consider waivers on Iran sanctions

Mnuchin says US to consider waivers on Iran sanctions

According to Lavrov, the decision particularly concerns small and medium-sized companies. "We are of course continuing to carry out and implement our obligations based on the JCPOA ", he said, ref...

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Trump casts doubt on USA intelligence, calls Putin's meddling denial 'strong'

Trump casts doubt on USA intelligence, calls Putin's meddling denial 'strong'

Earlier, the pair met for a brief media session at about 7:10 a.m. before they held their first talks. Just days after a special prosecutor indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing documents from the...

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US lawmakers condemn Trump over Helsinki summit with Putin

US lawmakers condemn Trump over Helsinki summit with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to justify the hacking of Democrats because the information dispersed was true, after denying that Russia had interfered in the United States 2016 presidentia...

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'Better Than Super': Russia Reacts To Trump-Putin Summit In Helsinki

'Better Than Super': Russia Reacts To Trump-Putin Summit In Helsinki

The broadside came a day after he said he misspoke about claims of Kremlin meddling in USA elections following Monday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "No", Trump responded, then...

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Who’s Thrilled With The Helsinki Summit, Besides Russia? Israel

Who’s Thrilled With The Helsinki Summit, Besides Russia? Israel

Trump stunned the world by shying away from criticising the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the election and cast doubt on United States intelligence agencies, prompting calls by some...

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'Lava Bomb' From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Injures 22 People

'Lava Bomb' From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Injures 22 People

The rest of the passengers suffered burns, scrapes and other superficial injuries. Hawaii's youngest volcano, Kilauea , continues to erupt and flow into the sea - which means lava bombs. But thes...

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Rescued Thai boys in good shape in video message

Rescued Thai boys in good shape in video message

Health officials deemed the boys and their coach mentally and physically fit to receive the news of Kunan's death on Saturday. With them were six Australian Federal Police cave divers, one Defence ...

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Trump Says He Hadn’t Thought of Asking Putin to Extradite Hackers

Trump Says He Hadn’t Thought of Asking Putin to Extradite Hackers

The president has spent two days golfing at his golf property in Scotland as part of a four day whirlwind United Kingdom tour- with a mass 100,00 person protest in London against him on Friday. Image ...

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Georgia Police Officers Used Coin Flipping App to Decide on Arrest

Georgia Police Officers Used Coin Flipping App to Decide on Arrest

Instead, the two can be heard laughing as they decide to charge Webb with reckless driving and arrest her anyway. The incident only came to light after Webb's defense lawyer was given access to the...

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